From: Gary on
On Fri, 6 Aug 2010 11:22:50 -0400, "Ray OHara"
<raymond-ohara(a)hotmail.com> wrote:

>
>"mr. gone" <mr_gone78NOSPAM(a)hotmail.com> wrote in message
>news:MPG.26c5e4d93f31eca89897ae(a)newsfeed.aioe.org...
>> In article <80128298-ba64-4f1b-bf14-abde81beb918
>> @k19g2000yqc.googlegroups.com>, lounanmartel(a)aol.com says...
>>>
>>> It would be a Google type like the Yanks group and by invite only
>>> which would include 90 % of present folks but would eliminate trolls,
>>> spam and political BS but would include all sports postings. It would
>>> be the same as this NG but it would be for Boston/Sox fans. If
>>> interested let me know.
>>
>> my killfile works here - won't work there. so, if you're going to
>> include people like ofp, dun ce, ganork or muahmaggot there - no thanks.
>> those guys are sox fans (supposedly - though they strike me as being
>> fans of themselves only), which is why i bring them up.
>
>Ganork is a jerk but he's not in the calss of those others you mentioned
>he can and will talk baseball.
>
But not always.
From: Gary on
On Fri, 6 Aug 2010 12:25:31 -0400, "Dano" <janeanddano(a)yahoo.com>
wrote:

>
>"mr. gone" <mr_gone78NOSPAM(a)hotmail.com> wrote in message
>news:MPG.26c5f6dd222a13019897af(a)newsfeed.aioe.org...
>> In article <i3h9d9$djl$1(a)news.eternal-september.org>, raymond-
>> ohara(a)hotmail.com says...
>> >
>> > "mr. gone" <mr_gone78NOSPAM(a)hotmail.com> wrote in message
>> > news:MPG.26c5e4d93f31eca89897ae(a)newsfeed.aioe.org...
>> > > In article <80128298-ba64-4f1b-bf14-abde81beb918
>> > > @k19g2000yqc.googlegroups.com>, lounanmartel(a)aol.com says...
>> > >>
>> > >> It would be a Google type like the Yanks group and by invite only
>> > >> which would include 90 % of present folks but would eliminate trolls,
>> > >> spam and political BS but would include all sports postings. It would
>> > >> be the same as this NG but it would be for Boston/Sox fans. If
>> > >> interested let me know.
>> > >
>> > > my killfile works here - won't work there. so, if you're going to
>> > > include people like ofp, dun ce, ganork or muahmaggot there - no
>thanks.
>> > > those guys are sox fans (supposedly - though they strike me as being
>> > > fans of themselves only), which is why i bring them up.
>> >
>> > Ganork is a jerk but he's not in the calss of those others you mentioned
>> > he can and will talk baseball.
>>
>> but only with the attitude that he is absolutely always 100% correct, no
>> matter how much evidence is presented to the contrary. he's not
>> interested in discussion or dialog, only monologues from himself and
>> flogging others into submission dare they disagree with his assessments.
>>
>> he's in my kf and will remain there. he's gone beyond useless into being
>> a malignancy. can't filter him out like that in a google group.
>
>Here's the problem...as I see it of course...
>
>We all have people that rub us the wrong way. I don't mind a certain amount
>of off topic conversation. When I find someone so offensive...or that
>simply pisses me off to the point where I respond in ways even I am not
>proud of, and certainly are unproductive...I place them in my killfile to
>try to lessen the chances that I'll continue to respond. That of course
>won't work when others that I haven't filtered (and don't wish to) then
>respond to that person. Which is when I tend to piggyback and say stuff
>anyway. But those folks that I DO wish to converse with, obviously want to
>hear from those I don't. That's life.
>
>Which brings us to this dilemma...WHO decides what is appropriate? This IS
>by design, a form of censorship. Also...who decides who gains admission to
>your little "club". There is already a SoSH group. I don't even read the
>stuff over there for this very reason. I don't care for the exclusivity of
>it.
>
>Bottom line for me? I don't want any part of it. The trolls and blowhards
>don't bother me that much. Learn to use a killfile folks. Or just ignore
>the old fashioned way if you can't be bothered with a real computer or
>newsreader. Ignore them and they go away...at least for you. These are
>just words. We all have a right to our opinions. Free society and all
>that. If anyone wants to go elsewhere, there are plenty of moderated groups
>and forums around already. This just smells of someone wanting to control
>membership and content.
>
>Like Groucho once famously said..."I wouldn't join any club that would have
>me."
>


I wouldn't leave here. But it would be nice to have a group where you
don't see political posts of any genre. Or other non-germane subject
matter.
From: Steve Robbins on
On 8/6/2010 4:26 PM, Gary wrote:

> I wouldn't leave here. But it would be nice to have a group where you
> don't see political posts of any genre. Or other non-germane subject
> matter.

I agree. This is a good medium with a large number of tools for
accessing it. It would be nice if the posters would stop pissing in
their own cereal.

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From: Polarhound on
On 8/6/2010 7:34 PM, Steve Robbins wrote:
> On 8/6/2010 4:26 PM, Gary wrote:
>
>> I wouldn't leave here. But it would be nice to have a group where you
>> don't see political posts of any genre. Or other non-germane subject
>> matter.
>
> I agree. This is a good medium with a large number of tools for
> accessing it. It would be nice if the posters would stop pissing in
> their own cereal.
>

Someone hasn't been around Usenet very long....
From: Steve Robbins on
On 8/6/2010 6:02 PM, Polarhound wrote:
> On 8/6/2010 7:34 PM, Steve Robbins wrote:
>> On 8/6/2010 4:26 PM, Gary wrote:
>>
>>> I wouldn't leave here. But it would be nice to have a group where you
>>> don't see political posts of any genre. Or other non-germane subject
>>> matter.
>>
>> I agree. This is a good medium with a large number of tools for
>> accessing it. It would be nice if the posters would stop pissing in
>> their own cereal.
>>
>
> Someone hasn't been around Usenet very long....

And the guilty and oblivious step to the front. Just because Usenet
makes it easy to be stupid, doesn't mean you should.

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