>>>>> "FM" == Ferren MacIntyre <Ferren.MacIntyre at nuigalway.ie> writes:
FM> The dialog between Nick and Ruari is one of the curses of
FM> 'free' bandwidth. It costs individuals essentially nothing
FM> (except time and energy better spent on constructive
FM> activities) to hurl invective. Admittedly, some of it is
FM> clever, and some pointedly correct, but the rest of us still
FM> have to take the time to sample and discard, which is a real
Once you get over your pathological need to read *ever* message on the
list, you will find that you are able to simply skip over whole
threads witrh nary a thought.
Of course, you could get a mail program that allows you to mark
uninteresting threads so that they are not presented for your
attention, but I guess that would mean you'd have nothing to whinge
FM> A suggestion to reduce clutter: Before posting to the list,
FM> ask yourself, 'Would I say this if it cost me 10 pounds?'
This is a one-time offer to Ferren MacIntyre:
I undertake to send you ten (10) punts via An Post in the form
of a postal order made out to you, Ferren MacIntyre, if you
contact me off-list within twenty-four (24) hours of the date
borne by this message. The postal order will be posted within
seven (7) days of the date of receipt of the off-list response
to this offer.
I am not joking.
Where were you when the lights went out on Starbase XY003?
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