I would never presume to speak for the majority of the list; only
Perhaps the reminder to take things in stride needs to be heeded by mjb
in the first place.
I don't know how badly Nicholas needed to know what LBC stands for; but
even if it was merely a way to get started on the list, like asking
somebody in the park what time it is just to start a conversation, it
doesn't deserve vituperative outrage.
IMHO (Heaven help you if need to ask what that acronym means) Mark's
remarks did more harm to the list than one "stupid question" which
anyone could ignore or accommodate, as they wished.
I might be back, but I doubt it.
Jon Larsen, ex OF
ps Thanks to everyone for all of the help in the past. Thank you, too,
>>> "Dan Ray" <email@example.com> 04/14 10:26 PM >>>
I guess I wasn't so much condoning his nasty remark as trying to remind
others that folks should not be so thin-skinned and take things in
Maybe Mark is having an off day?
He should get one or two grumpy coupons for putting up with the massive
of this list!
From: Ben Ruset <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Dan Ray <email@example.com>
Date: Tuesday, April 14, 1998 8:37 PM
Subject: Re: Stupid Question- Point of Order, If I may
>>If I may jump in and speak for the majority of this list:
>I for one don't think that the majority of the list condones the rude
>of a newbie.
>Yes, it may be a dumb question, but remember -- there was a time that
>didn't know what it meant either.
>BEN RUSET - ICQ # 10364973
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