Re: [TheCostumersManifesto] Off topic posts
----- Original Message -----
From: Tara Maginnis <Tara@...>
Sent: Thursday, October 31, 2002 1:58 AM
Subject: [TheCostumersManifesto] Off topic posts
> > suggestion to the moderators: Making posting for group members only,
> > way people have to subscribe in order to send messages to the group.
> > can still leave the messages open to the public, but making posting
> > member-only might cut down on junk mailers. Sure, all they have to
> do is
> > subscribe and THEN post their junk, but most of them are too lazy
> for that,
> > I bet you. Just a suggestion.
> I'm afraid that is already the way it is set up. These people are
> subscribing just so they can spam us, then they unsubscribe. Do try
> to ignore them, and periodically I come in and yank out the old off
> topic stuff from the archive. ---Tara
What I do in my lists is have them set so "new members" posts are moderated.
Then, when these come up, I just delete the member and the message. When I
see a member is "legitimate" I then change their status so they are
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