Re: Sorry

From: Mike Lorrey (
Date: Thu Jul 12 2001 - 09:48:11 MDT wrote:
> In a message dated 7/12/01 3:24:03 AM, writes:
> >agreed.. Some of us weren't so lucky to have such an explicit email,
> >but we still had to face rude and inconsiderate communication
> >privately/professionally from a list member (which feels very abusive
> >if you already said I'M NOT INTERESTED three or four times over a very
> >long period of time).
> >
> >Yes, it's indeed enough to scare you off of the list, to not want to
> >go to Extro meetings and so on, especially if you are the sort of person
> >who has no experience of being forcefully rude to someone, so that they'll
> >go away. Life is a great teacher, however.
> Something seems odd here. I've ruffled many feathers here and even
> more on various newgroups. But I have *never* gotten a message
> telling me to leave any group I'm on. I've never had rude communications,
> even, or at least not that I remember (certainly not repeated). Is
> this something that tends to happen to women (or maybe we just
> have a misogynist on this list?)

Well, Kathryn Aegis claimed that she got multiple such messages offlist.
I don't think its such a one sided phenomenon, as, for example, Joe Dees
has done so repeatedly, but at least he's honest enough to do most of it

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