[bct] Re: ACB radio announcements and hue g. rection

  • From: "Allison Mervis" <allisonfm@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 16 Mar 2006 15:40:39 -0500

Hi Rick.
 You have a valid point. I apologize for reacting to these posts so hastily.
My week has been a bit crazy.
Allison
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Rick Harmon" <rickharmon@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, March 16, 2006 3:29 PM
Subject: [bct] Re: ACB radio announcements and hue g. rection


> Hi Allison,
>
> Since when does saying you have a huge d### make you have a sense of
> humor???  I suggest that maybe he should grow up and act like an adult.
The
> name isn't approiate for a list having minors on it.  I personally don't
> care what name he chooses to use but lets at least keep it clean.
>
> Rick
>
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> "The chief handicap of the blind is not blindness, but the attitude of
> seeing people towards them."
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> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Allison Mervis" <allisonfm@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Thursday, March 16, 2006 3:11 PM
> Subject: [bct] Re: ACB radio announcements and hue g. rection
>
>
> He's a really great guy with a great sense of humor, as his name might
> clearly suggests. Lighten up people! This is the 21st century!
> Allison
> ---- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Chris Skarstad" <toonhead5@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Thursday, March 16, 2006 2:06 PM
> Subject: [bct] Re: ACB radio announcements and hue g. rection
>
>
> > hi.  I agree, ACB Radio announcements should be kept to the
> > appropriate list.  I was not particularly offended by Hue G Rection's
> > name, in fact I found it humorous, but remember that's just me. I
> > know some others don't. Let's not go all crazy here people.
> > and remember, nobody is suggesting that BCT has gone x-rated folks,
> > to date I have not heard one single utterance of a curse word on any
> > of the casts, so if nothing else, we're safe on that score. Like
> > others have said, I'm quite sure we can all use common sense.  If you
> > don't like someone's messages, you also have the option of filtering
> > that person's messages to the trash. That way you can remain on the
> > list, yet you won't have to see their messages.
> > Remember you have lots of options available to you, don't let one
> > person destroy it for you.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > At 12:34 PM 3/16/2006, you wrote:
> > >I'm in complete agreement with the others who have discussed this
issue.
> > >BCT should be a friendly and fun environment, where we shouldn't
> > >have to worry that we're going to read something inappropriate or
> > >offensive. It's not just the fact that kids shouldn't have to read
> > >such things, but some adults have no desire to read these things
> > >either. I think everyone can use common sense and good judgement,
> > >and know what is and is not appropriate to post. I thoroughly enjoy
> > >BCT, and hope to keep doing so!
> > >Sincerely, Jamie D.
> > >----- Original Message ----- From: "Kai" <kaixiong@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > >To: <blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > >Sent: Thursday, March 16, 2006 8:43 AM
> > >Subject: [bct] Re: ACB radio announcements and hue g. rection
> > >
> > >
> > >>Greetings Mary, Hope, etc:
> > >>
> > >>I'm fully inclined to agree with you about such announcements and
> > >>materials. I for one want to keep the list appropriate enough for my
> > >>little sisters to be able to join. I don't want to have to wonder if
> > >>their messages are appropriate or not before kids see them.
> > >>
> > >>Now, on that same token, I know that most of us are adults, so if
> > >>someone really needs to ask a question of such an intimate nature, I'm
> > >>sure it'd be alright. There are, however, limits to this view.
> > >>Lets keep everything in good taste.
> > >>
> > >>Yes. There are plenty of announcement lists for internet radio
> > >>broadcasts and such. Please relegate your announcements to applicable
> > >>lists. While I'm sure you want as many people tuning in as possible,
> > >>there are certain avenues which are more appropriate for such
> > >>advertisement.
> > >>
> > >>True enough that we can just delete these messages. That, however,
isn't
> > >>the issue. It's more the point that we want to stay within the scope
of
> > >>BCT. To my view, BCT is not an advertisement center. We may promote
> > >>products we love, but there's definitely a difference between
promotion
> > >>by pride and raw advertisement.
> > >>
> > >>Just want you guys to get the heads up on this issue. Ultimately, it
> > >>will be up to Larry and Neal to decide on the subject matter of the
> > >>list, so their input will be the final on this matter.
> > >>
> > >>But please. Lets remain objective, lets remain appropriate, and lets
> > >>remain friendly.
> > >>
> > >>Kai
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>-----Original Message-----
> > >>From: blindcooltech-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > >>[mailto:blindcooltech-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Mary Emerson
> > >>Sent: Thursday, March 16, 2006 5:30 AM
> > >>To: blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > >>Subject: [bct] ACB radio announcements and hue g. rection
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>Hi list,
> > >>
> > >>I agree with Hope on this one. There are plenty of people on the ACB
> > >>Radio
> > >>announcements list and ACB Radio friends list who would like to
receive
> > >>this
> > >>radio broadcast announcement, but I agree with Hope that this BCT list
> > >>is
> > >>not the place for it. keep announcements in announcements list.
> > >>
> > >>While we're at it, I got a post yesterday from that Hue G. Rection
> > >>character. If that person doesn't choose to change his ID, I, for one,
> > >>choose to block him from my in-box. Regardless of whether or not it
> > >>makes
> > >>him think of his old girl friend, I don't like the sexual references
> > >>that
> > >>are implied; this is supposed to be a list in good taste that people
can
> > >>
> > >>allow their children to subscribe to and parents can feel that it's
> > >>safe; so
> > >>can we please keep the bad language and adolescent sexual nonsense out
> > >>of
> > >>here? If you don't, then I can choose to unsubscribe, which i will do
if
> > >>
> > >>this sort of thing keeps intruding.
> > >>
> > >>Enough said.
> > >>
> > >>Mary Emerson
> > >>E-mail: maryemerson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > >>Skype name: mkemerson
> > >>Podcast web site: http://www.emerson.libsyn.com
> > >>Podcast feed: emerson.libsyn.com/rss
> > >>
> > >>
> > >
> >
> >
>
>
>
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