Very well put. One mans advice may be the perfect way to him but not to the
next, read, decide, modify, take responsibility for your own way.
From: email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Wm. Severin Thompson <email@example.com>
Cc: Healey list <firstname.lastname@example.org>; spridgets@Autox.Team.Net
<email@example.com>; Team Thicko List <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Friday, February 06, 1998 11:42 AM
Subject: Re: fact or fiction
>My Frogeye has been an integral part of my life for nigh on to 37
>years. I have slept in it, I have cried over it, I have made love it
>in, I have sworn at it, and it has drawn my blood. I own most of the
>manuals and books dealing with it.
>Having said that, I have to admit that I still don't know a helluva lot
>about my Frogeye. That is exactly the reason while I value both the
>Healey and Spridget lists, and why I have been saving so much
>information from these lists to build my own book of information.
>Yes, some of the posts on these lists contain "inaccuracies, untruths,
>and just plain old wrong information". But so do ALL of the books and
>manuals published over the years. Even in the Austin, BMC, and Leyland
>publications, errors can be found.
>To denigrate the opinions voiced here would only serve to mute and
>silence the views of others. If it is felt that those views are in
>error, it would be far better to offer an alternative thought.
>> My post was concerning the Healey lsit, not the Spridget list... I cc'd
>> Spridget list because many subscribers used to belong to the Healey
>> but left because of the reasons I stated.
>I suspect that those who abandoned the Healey list did so because the
>Spridget list focused solely on their interests. I have stayed on the
>Healey list because I find that it still has a great deal to offer the
>owner of a Sprite.
>Frogeyes AN 5L/762, AN 5L/6893