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  • Daniel James
    ... There will just be another memeber along to spam. I m on two other Yahoo groups and I get uh, provocative messages from those nearly every day. Anyone
    Message 1 of 8 , Jun 25, 2003
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      Don Gooding <don@a...> wrote:

      > And John, for goodness sakes, take that coolhand user
      > off the list - you can do that, you know.

      There will just be another 'memeber' along to spam. I'm on two
      other Yahoo groups and I get uh, provocative messages from those
      nearly every day.

      Anyone who is sensitive to these sorts of messages should probably
      stop using the Internet -- On an average day, three 'enlargement'
      messages get through my spam filter. :)
    • Don Gooding
      OK, but let me tell you how John Neal can fix this problem for good: 1) go to groups.yahoo.com 2) click on this group 3) bottom left, click on management 4)
      Message 2 of 8 , Jun 25, 2003
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        OK, but let me tell you how John Neal can fix this problem for good:

        1) go to groups.yahoo.com
        2) click on this group
        3) bottom left, click on management
        4) right side under group settings click membership
        5) click edit
        6) choose the radio button "Restricted (you approve all requests for
        membership)"
        7) save changes

        after this, any SPAMer trying to get on the list will need to tell John
        Neal, as owner of this list, their interest in a cappella. SPAMers don't
        reply, so they never get added to the list. this has worked for the 5
        egroups that I "own."

        So don't let this list be hijacked by SPAMers! Or I'll start a similar
        list with anti-SPAMer protection.

        At 05:10 PM 6/25/2003 +0000, Daniel James wrote:
        >Don Gooding <don@a...> wrote:
        >
        > > And John, for goodness sakes, take that coolhand user
        > > off the list - you can do that, you know.
        >
        >There will just be another 'memeber' along to spam. I'm on two
        >other Yahoo groups and I get uh, provocative messages from those
        >nearly every day.
        >
        >Anyone who is sensitive to these sorts of messages should probably
        >stop using the Internet -- On an average day, three 'enlargement'
        >messages get through my spam filter. :)
        >


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        Mainely A CAPPELLA http://www.a-cappella.com
        don@... P.O. Box 159/11 Seal Cove Rd.
        800-827-2936 Southwest Harbor, ME 04679
        207-244-7603 (overseas calls) 207-244-7613 (fax)
        WEB STORE: http://mac3.a-cappella.com/shop
        Now with more than 20,000 sound files!
        1800+ CDs ... 1,000+ arrangements...
        plus hundreds of videos, accessories,
        and instructional products
      • mctandd@aol.com
        I also received a disgusting e-mail that referred to pornography. Please remove me from this list. When you have re-established your account, let me know.
        Message 3 of 8 , Jun 25, 2003
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          I also received a disgusting e-mail that referred to pornography.  Please remove me from this list.  When you have re-established your account, let me know.  Thank you.

          McTandD@...
        • Caitlin Upshaw
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          Message 4 of 8 , Jun 25, 2003
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            Please remove me from your list.  Thank you.

            >From: mctandd@...
            >To: pacificnorthwest-acappella@yahoogroups.com
            >Subject: Re: [pacificnorthwest-acappella] TAKE US OFF YOUR E-mail LIST IMMEDIATELY!!!
            >Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2003 16:46:39 EDT
            >
            >I also received a disgusting e-mail that referred to pornography. Please
            >remove me from this list. When you have re-established your account, let me
            >know. Thank you.
            >
            >McTandD@...


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          • Tom Cooper
            Calm down, everybody! :) To clear up some apparent confusion: This isn t a list . It is a group . Any member of this group can send mail to everyone in
            Message 5 of 8 , Jun 25, 2003
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              Calm down, everybody!  :)  To clear up some apparent confusion:  This isn't a "list".  It is a "group".  Any member of this group can send mail to everyone in the group, without having to know everyone's individual email address.
               
              The problem is that this is an unrestricted group, so any anyone can join the group and send us all email.  In an ideal world, this would be a good thing, but unfortunately there are a few abnormal people in the world who want to spoil things for everyone.
               
              If you are still in the Pacific Northwest a cappella community, please don't rush to leave this yahoo-group.  It actually can be a wonderful resource for all of us, and I'd hate to see it dissolve just because of a couple perverts in search of a fast buck.  If John can turn it into a restricted group as Don suggests, we can keep our valuable resource without the pornographic side effects.  :)
               
              ----- Original Message -----
              Sent: Wednesday, June 25, 2003 3:14 PM
              Subject: Re: [pacificnorthwest-acappella] TAKE US OFF YOUR E-mail LIST IMMEDIATELY!!!

              Please remove me from your list.  Thank you.

              >From: mctandd@...
              >To: pacificnorthwest-acappella@yahoogroups.com
              >Subject: Re: [pacificnorthwest-acappella] TAKE US OFF YOUR E-mail LIST IMMEDIATELY!!!
              >Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2003 16:46:39 EDT
              >
              >I also received a disgusting e-mail that referred to pornography. Please
              >remove me from this list. When you have re-established your account, let me
              >know. Thank you.
              >
              >McTandD@...


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            • Don Gooding
              At 07:55 PM 6/25/2003 -0700, Tom Cooper wrote: If John can turn it into a restricted group as Don suggests, we can keep our valuable resource without the
              Message 6 of 8 , Jun 26, 2003
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                At 07:55 PM 6/25/2003 -0700, Tom Cooper wrote:
                 If John can turn it into a restricted group as Don suggests, we can keep our valuable resource without the pornographic side effects.  :)

                If anyone know John's and my history, you'll know I may not be able to influence him here.  ;-)

                So I'd suggest:

                1) emailing him personally at harmony@...

                2) calling him on his personal toll free number that forwards to England, where he's spending most of his time these days (at least that's what he told me in February of this year):

                866-614-3534

                I'm sure that with a little prodding you can bring this to the top of his "to do" list.


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                Don Gooding
                Mainely A CAPPELLA             http://www.a-cappella.com
                don@...             P.O. Box 159/11 Seal Cove Rd.
                800-827-2936                   Southwest Harbor, ME  04679
                207-244-7603 (overseas calls)  207-244-7613 (fax)
                  WEB STORE:   http://mac3.a-cappella.com/shop
                   Now with more than 20,000 sound files!
                   1800+ CDs ... 1,000+ arrangements...
                   plus hundreds of videos, accessories,
                   and instructional products

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