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Ernest De Leon edeleonjr at gmail.com
Tue Jan 8 13:35:26 CST 2008


Is there a minimum criteria for a 'flame war' such as 3 subsequent replies
from opposing parties?

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On Jan 8, 2008 11:33 AM, Todd W. Bucy <toddwbucy at grandecom.net> wrote:

> Jeremy Mann wrote:
> > On Jan 8, 2008 1:17 PM, Todd W. Bucy <toddwbucy at grandecom.net> wrote:
> >
> >
> >> Maybe, given that its an election year we should consider resurrecting
> >> SATLUG -ETC.  Someone wishing to discuss off-topic issues can take it
> >> there.  If a person consistently violates the list rules of discourse
> >> under such a circumstance I could see banning someone.  Banning though
> >> should be a last resort and the community as a whole should have some
> >> say in the process.
> >>
> >
> > Todd, I don't think this has anything to do with the election year.
> > The last flame war I remember was a few months ago, about a celebrity
> > or something. I forgot what exactly it was. Geoff can chime in since
> > he probably remembers. A few months from now it'll be because of
> > something completely different. And it goes on and on. Its usually
> > from the same people so I'm all for banning those certain individuals.
> >
> > Remember guys/gals, there are probably employers who monitor and
> > participate on this list.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> the last flame war was just last week.  you can read it in its full
> evolution from a slightly legitimate topic into an all out flame war
> under the topic of "Man arrested for copying his own CDs"
> Todd
>
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