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Re: netiquette on other lists

On Wed, Apr 16, 2003 at 02:05:34PM +0100, Hugh Saunders wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 16, 2003 at 01:38:29PM +0200, Rudy Gevaert wrote:
> <snip>
> > I made it my point from teaching them to quote below, don't use html,
> > and don't send spam to the list.  But the more times I ask the poster
> > the more rude answers I get.  I try to explain why it is better not to
> > post in html, why it is better not to quote at the top, why it is bad
> > to reply a random thread and change the subject.
> <snip>
> > Have any of you had the same experience?
> I have, on various non tech related lists. The best technique seems to
> be to quote the Terms of use for the list -he who maintains it can set
> the rules and has the right to remove anyone who doesnt abide by them.
> People can argue you with, but they cant argue with the rules.


Make sure that it's clear that YOU are 'just a messenger', blame it
(the rules) on someone else. Nasty tactics, but keeps you out of the

Nettiquette? Ehmm. Always make sure that your posts are on-topic? 
Hmmm.. :-)


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