I'm in trouble
viceroy at gate.net
Tue Sep 15 07:46:54 EDT 1998
I agree with Paul here, mostly.
I have no problem with an occasional mention of leps for sale or rent,
as long as the people involved touch all bases as regards government
When somebody begins to pester us, a gentle communication such as the
one Roger generated seems appropriate to me. Post it to the list, if you
like, reminding everyone where they can look to find such ads. Thus
everyone's wishes and tastes are served.
Me, I don't kill bugs unless they start it. There is, an arm's length
from me, a little puddle of poison for the Little Fire Ants, but they
stung me first.
However, I am happy that the rest of you are out harassing the
butterflies, for their own good.
I'd just as soon we on this list have an idea of what's being swapped
around on other lists, anyway. This allowed us to know all about last
year's Monarch Celebration/Disaster before it took place, for what that
Paul C Weaver wrote:
> I would like to make some comments on this subject.
> This news group has to deal with Lepidoptera in a professional
> scholastic and an amateur enthusist manner. I can't see why one would not
> be able to advertise livestock or dried specimens on the leps list since
> this crosses both areas. I personally have made many good and lasting
> friendships with people who breed lepidoptera. The only reason I was able
> to meet them was because they advertised at least once on this
> list. Again I feel that the by-laws of the news group were to keep out
> nonrelated subject material (SPAM) not to prohibit the advertisement of
> Lepidoptera for study and enjoyment.
> If you still don't agree try rearing some leps from another area of
> the country. IF you still disagree then you do have a delete button.
> However, don't repress the freedom of this news group to share knowledge
> and information via live or dried specimens.
> Thank you,
> On Mon, 14 Sep 1998, Chris Raper wrote:
> > On Mon, 14 Sep 1998 08:08:03 -0700, "Anthony W. Cynor"
> > <acynor at fullerton.edu> wrote:
> > >Does this Roger Kendrick have an e-mail and it should be published. I find it
> > >odd that it would not be broadcast to everyone if it was a violation. Many have
> > >advertised this before so has anyone else got this?
> > Hi Tony,
> > I have no idea about the contents of the original email that Barrie
> > says he got from Roger but I know Roger Kendrick pretty well and I can
> > only assume that he was (politely) reminding Barrie that most
> > newsgroups have a no-advertising law in their charter.
> > I for one don't like to see advertising of any sort in usenet postings
> > - and by the sound of it, neither does Roger :-)
> > Best wishes,
> > Chris R.
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