1172Re: [The New Coven of Louise Brooks] Anniversary
- Aug 10, 2008olive_e_thomas wrote:
> There are a little over 150 active members on our rolls and 8ah. I went over a ton of groups a while ago and found several to my likings.
> more that Yahoo lists as "Bouncing".
Unfortunately most of them appear to be as dead as a door nail.
Maybe Y should do some house keeping on the lot. Weed out a few 1000
groups that have no members or zero flow.
Makes it easier for people to find interesting groups that do work.
> The Yahoo Group attached to the Louise Brooks Society hasA dead group then, you'd expect at least someone on that one to have a
> over 1400 members but there hasn't been a posting there since
thought of some sort regarding her.
But not a single post in 2 years is not a good sign.
> Lulu in Cyberspace has about 230 members but their lastI was subscribed to that one as well. Not a single message indeed so I
> posting was over a year ago.
dropped that one pretty quick.
Several others supposedly had a moderate flow but those turned out to be
spam mails only.
I have a zero tolerance for that, whenever I connect to a group and the
first message I get turns out to be spam I unsubscribe immediately.
One group even has the moderator spamming the moment you sign on: he
then sends out two messages to you personally pushing the thoughts of
some money hungry preacher on you. A minute after the unsubscribe
message went out two identical messages arrived. What a nerd.
> So there's a bunch of Brooksfans out there...Oh. no doubt about that but they are all so quiet. Same with the Jean
Harlow group though and I can understand the reason but its a bit
frustrating to see tons of groups with lots of members and zero flow.
Even the newsgroups remain empty.
But I do see a recurring fact, lost of those are about classic movie
stars and although there are a lot of devoted fans around for them, they
have little to say which might be because most of the 'subjects' have
Closed book so to speak.
She's at #145 when searching for "Brooks" on the IMDB.
Her starmeter there went up 10% since last week. I have no pro
subscription but would be interested to know why and how that meter
The message board on imdb is relatively active, 5 pages of posts, thats
not too bad I guess.
Has anyone seen that Lulu in Belin docu once ?
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