Dave -- If not too inconvenient, I would appreciate if you could switch my
status from all email to digest mode. I've had a couple of occasions when
the total flow of traffic has chewed up my buffer, but still want to keep
track of the ongoing discussions. Thanks.
At 03:02 PM 7/30/00 -0400, you wrote:
>Rev 6 - July 30, 2000Unity_Gamesemail@example.com
>UNITY GAMES - INTRODUCTION AND GOALS (Please READ)
>Welcome to Unity Games. We are an open discussion group which
>includes members of various game groups in the Eastern
>Massachusetts and surrounding areas (parts of RI and NH) plus
>interested gamers from the region.
>The "Unity Games" list is aimed at discussing games and game
>related events in the local area. The emphasis is on German/Euro
>style games and open game gatherings in the area where you can
>find opponents. Generally, the list serves as a pool of
>interested gamers from the area. It is acceptable to look for
>specific opponents to specific games (for example, "Looking for
>Battle Cry Opponent...", "Need 4 for Partnership Lost Cities",
>etc). If you wish to form a game get-together, you can ask for
>recruits using the list.
>I also see no reason why people cannot post for-sale or for-trade
>messages as well. Sometimes it is easier to sell something to a
>local - saves shipping, payment hassles, etc. I would say,
>however, no auctions on this forum.
>The list is moderated - but with free and open postings. Should
>any discussion get badly off topic or out of hand, we reserve the
>right to warn and possibly suspend or ban existing members.
>Harsh - yes, but it keeps the group focused on local game related
>If you have a members you would like to add, just ask me
>(dber@...) or Mark Edwards (dangermouse@...) and we
>can invite them to the list. In addition, if someone is already
>registered with egroups (it's free and seemed very easy), they
>can sign-up easily at:
>After being added to the list, it's courteous to announce
>yourself to the group. Something short is fine - describing who
>you are, general area you live in and the games you like to play.
>We also have a small database you might consider adding yourself
>This list should be a resource - to keep interested people in the
>area informed of the various open gaming efforts. It also serves
>as a pool of players looking to try a specific game which they
>might otherwise have difficulty finding players. General game
>discussion is also fine.
>Finally, be aware that the Unity Games list can generate quite a
>bit of email traffic. In it's first month, there was an average
>of 13 emails per day - about 400 for the entire month of July.
>You can switch to Digest mode (where you only receive 1 or 2
>emails containing a digest of the posts for each day) or can view
>by Web browser. These options can be set at the
>http://www.egroups.com/group/Unity_Games website or you can email
>me (see below) to change the option for you. If this will be a
>problem for you, you can always UNSUBSCRIBE by sending an email
>Enjoy the list.
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