1173Re: [The New Coven of Louise Brooks] Anniversary
- Aug 10, 2008One of the advantages of a Yahoo Group is you get a lot of
archive space for photographs so even 'dead' groups have their
Often I think people start a group and after a while lose interest
in the subject if no sort of critical mass is reached where the
members keep up the interest.
Or maybe the internet is changing and this sort of forum is out of
In the case of the Louise Brooks Society's Yahoo Group, it
seems their Live Journal 'blog' gets more of the creative attention
which is a shame because you can share photos and files a lot
easier here. When this was just the 'Coven' of Louise Brooks
there were short movie clips loaded to the files section.
Unfortunately that site got deleted accidentally by a co-moderator
back in 2000 - hence the 'New Coven' label.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Peter
> olive_e_thomas wrote:
> > There are a little over 150 active members on our rolls and 8
> > more that Yahoo lists as "Bouncing".
> ah. I went over a ton of groups a while ago and found several to
> Unfortunately most of them appear to be as dead as a doornail.
> Maybe Y should do some house keeping on the lot. Weed outa few 1000
> groups that have no members or zero flow.work.
> Makes it easier for people to find interesting groups that do
> > The Yahoo Group attached to the Louise Brooks Society hassince
> > over 1400 members but there hasn't been a posting there
> > 2006to have a
> A dead group then, you'd expect at least someone on that one
> thought of some sort regarding her.indeed so I
> But not a single post in 2 years is not a good sign.
> > Lulu in Cyberspace has about 230 members but their last
> > posting was over a year ago.
> I was subscribed to that one as well. Not a single message
> dropped that one pretty quick.turned out to be
> Several others supposedly had a moderate flow but those
> spam mails only.and the
> I have a zero tolerance for that, whenever I connect to a group
> first message I get turns out to be spam I unsubscribeimmediately.
> One group even has the moderator spamming the momentyou sign on: he
> then sends out two messages to you personally pushing thethoughts of
> some money hungry preacher on you. A minute after theunsubscribe
> message went out two identical messages arrived. What anerd.
> > So there's a bunch of Brooksfans out there...
> Oh. no doubt about that but they are all so quiet. Same with the
> Harlow group though and I can understand the reason but its abit
> frustrating to see tons of groups with lots of members and zeroflow.
> Even the newsgroups remain empty.movie
> But I do see a recurring fact, lost of those are about classic
> stars and although there are a lot of devoted fans around forthem, they
> have little to say which might be because most of the 'subjects'have
> passed on.pro
> 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
> subscription but would be interested to know why and how thatmeter
> actually works.posts, thats
> The message board on imdb is relatively active, 5 pages of
> not too bad I guess.
> Has anyone seen that Lulu in Belin docu once ?
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