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Re: Roy Schestowitz: Oh man

  • Subject: Re: Roy Schestowitz: Oh man
  • From: ed <ed@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 11 Oct 2006 18:40:24 GMT
  • Newsgroups: comp.os.linux.advocacy
  • Organization: NTL
  • References: <e9uhuzdzu49n$.dlg@tjb.invalid.invalid>
  • Xref: news.mcc.ac.uk comp.os.linux.advocacy:1166823
On Wed, 11 Oct 2006 14:34:02 +0100
tjb <tjb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Please, for the love of $DEITY, stop.  You have made this group
> unusable.
> I don't want to have to killfile all of your news posts, because I
> want to read *some* of them.  The problem is simply that you post too
> many -- far, far too many -- to the extent that the group is flooded.
> Further, no-one should have to killfile your news posts just to make
> the group usable.  Unfortunately, this *is* the situation now.
> Now, some have defended Roy on the grounds that the posts flood out
> all the FUD and trolling and such.  Well, I can understand this to a
> point, but then if you really don't want to see all that, then why
> even visit this group?  And I think that in this respect the flooding
> hinders more than it helps -- if the group is getting flooded, then
> when someone searches Google Groups and encounters FUD, they won't see
> any refutation, because the FUD is a needle in a haystack to regular
> readers right now (obviously I'm exaggerating, but simply to make a
> point).
> Please, please post significantly fewer news posts.

Newsgroups being used for news? Whatever next, webpages on the web?

Regards, Ed                      :: http://www.s5h.net
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Chuck Norris would hit that. 

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