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Re: Roy Schestowitz: Oh man

  • Subject: Re: Roy Schestowitz: Oh man
  • From: ray <ray@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 11 Oct 2006 10:35:11 -0600
  • Newsgroups: comp.os.linux.advocacy
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  • Xref: news.mcc.ac.uk comp.os.linux.advocacy:1166777
On Wed, 11 Oct 2006 14:34:02 +0100, tjb 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.

Amen, Amen and AMEN!! How about a comp.os.linux.news newsgroup - it would
seem to be a perfect fit for Roy-boy.

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