On 1/2/07 11:27 AM, "richard l. gifford" <rlgif@xxxxxxx> wrote: > > > afterswift@xxxxxxx wrote: > >> >> Like any topic on a list, if you ignore it than it has no effect on you. >> I'm not opposed to a restaurant that has items on the menu I don't care >> for. I choose those I like to order. I don't see the problem. >> > > I've tried my best to stay out of this because nobody, > repeat nobody, wants to hear the response to such an > attitude. But the more of this thread I read, the more > I see the need to remind everyone. And the reason you > don't see the problem is because you are part of the > problem. I'm not singling you out, just seeing this as > a good place to clear the air again before we're > completely swamped. > > This was a pure silver list and became the only > remaining such source on the planet. Inconsiderate > childish digital proponents have never been happy that > such a thing is still allowed to exist. They will > never be happy as long as we have any respite at all > from the meaningless digital drivel. I don't have any > complaints about digital, only with the inconsiderate > digital users that won't let me pick my own hobbies > like they pick theirs. > > We couldn't get the proselytizing and insults to stop. > A new list was formed, I think called silver bits, > for those who wanted to mix the two. We still get > sporadic insults from people who somehow think we are > either too stupid to know digital exists, or we are > only stuck in our time warp for lack of their special > enlightenment, or we choose our hobbies on the basis of > cost or convenience, or we should all be able to just > get along even though they are rudely intruding. The > new list should be thriving judging from the interest > shown here before and after it was set up. > > Digital is not off thread here, it is spam. It has no > meaning and no application whatsoever to a pure silver > list. Yes, silver users understand some people like to > mix film and digital, like the new list was set up to > accommodate, and we don't need to be told that again > and again. Is it possible for digital users to > understand that there is a huge array of resources out > there for them and it might be a sign of maturity to > leave the last pure silver list alone? > > Go hassle the horse people about the advantages of an > automobile for a while. > > I know, I don't have to read it. And I also know you > don't have to send it for me to slowly suck out of this > rural dialup connection. Now which makes better sense, > keeping in mind the name of this list? > > Before the childish digital proponents defend their > continuing attack here on decent people's hobby, I > sincerely hope they will consider the name and the > intent of this resource. There are thousands of > resources out there that would benefit from such input. > Go there and complain about someone on a pure silver > list having the absolute gall to ask for a little > consideration. > > Okay, the IQ test begins. > > Dick Gifford > Amen, Mr. Gifford! ============================================================================================================= To unsubscribe from this list, go to www.freelists.org and logon to your account (the same e-mail address and password you set-up when you subscribed,) and unsubscribe from there.