Important: How To Stay Subscribed To This List
- Hello Everyone!
A few months ago, I sent out a message lamenting the hassles we have
experienced by being based on a free, advertiser-driven mailing list. One of
these hassles has been losing members when email messages "bounce". This
happens when Yahoo (the free mailing list provider we use) can't deliver a
message to a particular address. Once a message "bounces", the email address
it was sent to is pulled from the main list and sent to an inactive list of
bouncing email messages.
Yahoo FAQ's claim that these addresses are repeatedly tested. When (and if)
they stop bouncing, they are returned to the main list. If they continue
bouncing, they are left in the inactive bouncing email list.
Bottom line: whatever Yahoo is, or isn't doing, large numbers of valid email
addresses have been (and continue to be) permanently removed from our list.
And once removed there is no simple way for me to reactive them.
So until I've located another mailing list provider (something that is not
likely to happen any time soon), here's our best workaround:
1. If you are using a free email address with limited storage space, be sure
you have enough space to receive new messages. If you don't, your email
address may be temporarily or permanently removed because new messages can
not be delivered to mail boxes that have reached their quota;
2. If you end up on Yahoo's bouncing list, you can temporarily fix the
problem by unsubscribing the offending address and then resubscribing it:
To unsubscribe, send a blank email message to:
To subscribe, send a blank email message to:
3. If your efforts to unsubscribe/resubscribe a bouncing email address fail,
a more sure-fired solution is to set up a new email address on a roomer,
more reliable Internet Service Provider (my primary account is located on
Earthlink <http://www.earthlink.net>, which has been very stable).
4. To find out if your current email address has been spending time in
Yahoo's bouncing email prison, you can check our archives. If you see
messages listed there that you haven't received, your current email address
has probably been bouncing:
4. And, finally, if anything goes haywire that you can't figure out on your
end, drop me a line and I will do what I can to help out on mine.
And that's it for this post. Here's hoping no one gets "bounced" off this
list who doesn't want to, and, if they do, they quickly and easily find
their way back home...
With Love & Best Wishes,
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