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Re: Perhaps it is time to start a moderated group?

Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> espoused:
> ____/ Homer on Wednesday 05 November 2008 10:08 : \____
>> Verily I say unto thee, that Mark Kent spake thusly:
>>> Homer <usenet@xxxxxxxxxx> espoused:
>>>> Verily I say unto thee, that Erik Funkenbusch spake thusly:
>>>>> On Sat, 01 Nov 2008 07:58:21 -0600, High Plains Thumper wrote:
>>>>>> A Moderated newsgroup is almost impossible to troll.
>>>>> Yes, you should.  It's a great idea.  I'll help in any way I can.
>>>>> I'm serious.
>>>> Well if anyone from the Windows side is going to be involved, I
>>>> think it should be you. You've been around longer than most, and
>>>> most of the time you're level headed and resist the urge to engage
>>>> in ad hominem attacks.
>>> Like his attack on Rex, say?  Erik is a digusting character, who has
>>> no place in this group at all.  He has indulged in one of the
>>> nastiest ever attacks on our on-topic crowd, and continues to push
>>> his off-topic, anti-charter material any opportunity he can.
>> You're right, I forgot about that one.
>> I've also just remembered the one where he suggested that giving laptops
>> to African children would be dangerous, because it'd breed a whole new
>> generation of 419'ers.
> He also attacked me and harassed an artist in attempt to have me sued.

Good point - I forgot about that one... but it was an atrocious attempt
to cause trouble.

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