GenMassachusetts-L ArchivesArchiver > GenMassachusetts > 1998-11 > 0911315298
From: Matika <>
Subject: Re: WHY ARE YOU HERE?
Date: Tue, 17 Nov 1998 10:08:18 -0500
Must say that I do agree with you on this one 100%. Well meaning has gone
beyond the line to become annoying. Would it not be wonderful if people
would pay more attention to what has been posted recently and frequently?
Happy researching to you.
> I cannot understand the repeated posts regarding a Civil War vet's
> papers. Why are these people here if they DO NOT READ THEIR MAIL. That
> notice has been worn to a frazzle on this list and so many others
> nationwide. It has ceratinly gone well beyond "well-meaning" people
> tryng to assist.
> It will show up on this list several more times this week and while the
> delete key is a very useful tool, it does not address the fact that
> these people are obviously reading only a fraction of their mail, and
> use their delete key unwisely.
> Buried within MOST posts are many surnames and facts, and since MOST
> people posting do not follow the guidelines for SUBJECT LINES, many a
> posting falls on blind eyes.
> Before you flame (and many will), remember that we are all entitled to
> our own opinion and have the right to express it, and this message is
> not in a flame format, just questioning why people don't read more of
> their messages.
> jim roaix
> researching in MA, ME & NB: BUTLER - DAY - EMERY - HOWARD
> MERRILL - ROGERS - ROAIX - ROIX - SARGENT - STOCKFORD