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Re: [beam] aren't you tired of seeing this in your subject box (was: mailing list rules......BEN)

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  • Patrick Pintens
    This is about the 10th time I ve received this EXACT mail, if this isn t SPAM, I don t know what is, quit it! ...
    Message 1 of 7 , Jun 1, 2000
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      This is about the 10th time I've received this EXACT mail, if this isn't
      SPAM, I don't know what is, quit it!


      >From: "Richard Caudle" <richard@...>
      >Reply-To: beam@egroups.com
      >To: <beam@egroups.com>
      >Subject: Re: [beam] aren't you tired of seeing this in your subject box
      >(was: mailing list rules......BEN)
      >Date: Wed, 31 May 2000 13:12:47 -0700
      >
      >Dude! Who whizzed in your Wheaties?
      >
      >Here's what I do when I have a question that goes unanswered. I go off the
      >list and ask one of the Venerable Ones for their opinion. A lot of the
      >time they don't have the time to answer list email. Just don't wear out
      >your welcome.
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: Ben a micklin
      > To: beam@egroups.com
      > Sent: Wednesday, May 31, 2000 12:07 PM
      > Subject: Re: [beam] mailing list rules......BEN
      >
      >
      > Hmmph. It seem like the young blood of BEAM is more welcome to NEWBIE
      > questions.
      >
      > ~ben~
      >
      >
      >
      > On Wed, 31 May 2000 10:25:56 EDT JVernonM@... writes:
      > > In a message dated 5/31/00 4:18:17 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
      > > beamsplat@... writes:
      > >
      > > > IF someone does
      > > > answer, it's more likely to be Bas or Spencer, also a bit
      > > strange, the
      > > > younger people DO answer, even if they aren't very sure about the
      > > subject,
      > > > the older people tend to disregard the newbies for some reason.
      > > Well, some of it is sheer boredom from having answered a question
      > > several
      > > times already. Some of it is that, like most things in life, we wait
      > > for
      > > someone else to do it. I try to answer notes sent to me off list.
      > > Rarely, I
      > > will answer one posted to the list. This is probably because I feel
      > > that
      > > there is more know how out there than I currently posses. It could
      > > also be
      > > because some of the questions would require a book to answer and we
      > > just
      > > ain't got the time. How to breadboard a walker is a loaded question
      > > and would
      > > require quite a bit of writing in order to answer it. A more list
      > > friendly
      > > question would have been, "I'm breadboarding the walker circuit and
      > > can't
      > > figure out where pin 17 goes on the 240 chip." A little more
      > > specific and to
      > > the point. And, easy to answer. There isn't a snubbing of newbies
      > > going on,
      > > it's just that most questions can be answered from the FAQ page or
      > > the list
      > > archives. If a question is specific and can't simply be looked up on
      > > the FAQ
      > > page or list archive or someone's web site, it is usually answered.
      > > If not,
      > > ask it again.
      > >
      > > See ya,
      > > Jim
      > > http://www.geocities.com/SoHo/Exhibit/8281/beamart.html
      > > ICQ# 55657870
      > >
      > >
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