(urth) OT urth crackdown!
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Mon May 24 10:40:37 PDT 2010
Mark Twain has returned from the afterlife to do his memoirs? Cool!
On Mon, May 24, 2010 at 1:26 PM, James Wynn <crushtv at gmail.com> wrote:
> Pax Romana
> On 5/24/2010 11:52 AM, Dan'l Danehy-Oakes wrote:
>> Rome has spoken, and there is an end of the matter.
>> On Mon, May 24, 2010 at 9:50 AM, Ranjit Bhatnagar<ranjit at moonmilk.com>
>>> Here comes the Argument From Authority! As list owner, I hereby decree:
>>> Mark Twain's forthcoming memoirs are a reasonable topic of discussion
>>> but don't go overboard.
>>> It's a good idea to edit the subject line of a discussion to reflect the
>>> topic being discussed, particularly if the discussion is drifting away
>>> the main point of the list, which is Gene Wolfe's work. It's not
>>> though, and it's not in itself a good topic of discussion on this list.
>>> Acting like a jerk is always off-topic, even if the other guy started it.
>>> This list has been around for almost 15 years with almost no moderation,
>>> this has almost always worked out just fine. Sometimes bickering has
>>> out, and some valuable members have left because of the noise. I'd
>>> to keep that to a minimum.
>>> If you have any complaints or comments about this decree, email me
>>> directly. Note that I wasn't calling YOU a jerk-- I was talking about
>>> other guy.
>>> - Ranjit
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