Re: Psychadelic and other Garbage on Extropians

Michael Butler (
Tue, 22 Jul 1997 14:27:20 -0700 (PDT)

On Tue, 22 Jul 1997, Andrea Gallagher wrote:
> rated posts, and Robin has a token payment mechanism that would be fun to
> try. The filtering system that we had back in '92 didn't satisfy me in the

Allow me to remark that my suggestion about token payment was also
proposed, which (I think) has some small differences from Robin's).

> P.S. Does Extropy limit list membership to dues-paying members? I would
> expect that to limit the people here just to troll.

This raises another axis of potential polarization: is the Extropians
list for proselytization or is it a clubhouse?

I don't happen to be a dues-paying member--if it would really improve the
s/n, I'd be willing to consider that *and* a "freshness-dated token quota"
scheme, together.