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#146055 - 08/05/05 02:51 PM An other question
Jackie Online   content

Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 03/15/00
Posts: 11609
Loc: Louisville, Kentucky
Do you-all think it is time to write to Anu and ask him if he'll do something about the problem? I'll do it (unless somebody else wants to volunteer), though it may take me a couple of days: my dau. is on her way home from vacation with an injury, and I expect dealing with that is going to occupy a fair amount of my time. Though I think we should all keep in mind that just because we ask doesn't mean something will be done.

If anyone would prefer not to post, feel free to send me a PM.

Two things: given my foreseen shortage of time, if you have any examples to cite, or any comments you would like passed on to Anu, that would help me out. If I don't get any PM's, and responses to this thread indicate that yes, we should try, I may just refer Anu here. If I do get PM's, I would like either: permission to quote to him, OR specify for me not to quote from you, please. Thanks.




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#146056 - 08/05/05 06:06 PM Re: An other question
inselpeter Offline
Pooh-Bah

Registered: 03/14/01
Posts: 2379
Loc: New York City
Jackie,

I'm so sorry to hear about your daughter's injury; I hope things go well for you both.

***

Yes, I think someone should write Anu, and I still think yoiu are the best person to do it. I'm sorry that the timing is so difficult. I don't think a lot of "evidence" need be brought; the place is reif with it. Still, if you need help, I'm sure some of us can gather it for you.

Insel


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#146057 - 08/05/05 06:43 PM Re: An other question
AnnaStrophic Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 03/15/00
Posts: 6511
Loc: lower upstate New York
Jackie, I'll E you with some ideas on Monday. And yes, I agree you're the best for this job; thank you for taking it on. I hope all is well with your girl.


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#146058 - 08/05/05 10:21 PM Re: An other question
Jackie Online   content

Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 03/15/00
Posts: 11609
Loc: Louisville, Kentucky
I don't mind, really. And, thanks, you-all; all I know so far is that she hurt her ankle last night, and that as of this morning it was hurting "really badly" despite her having kept ice on it. She'll be home in another few hours; reckon we'll be seeing a Dr. tomorrow. And, I may be having to do a fair amount of "waiting on" in the near future. We went out this evening and borrowed a pair of crutches, though, so that should help her out.


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#146059 - 08/05/05 10:23 PM Re: An other question
tsuwm Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 04/03/00
Posts: 10521
Loc: this too shall pass
Jackie,

As you know, a petition was started some time back that was not followed through with at the time, due to a calming of the situation.

Here it is now, with signatures appended as received to date. You may want to edit actual names back in for submission to Anu; I have edited them out for posting here.
All who want to can reply here now to have their names added.

In reply to:

We the undersigned support the notion that the moderator(s) of this public forum should have the power to limit the amount of unsolicited spam and unwarranted flaming to which users are subjected. We support the codifying of this stance via a publicly posted message, appropriately highlighted. Here is an example of such an announcement:

[insert appropriate disclaimer here]

Moderator intercession may include the locking of threads, deletion of individual posts, or deletion of entire threads -- with the understanding that these actions would only be undertaken when normal communications and especially PMs have failed to resolve a conflict.


signed,
maverick
musick
Jackie
Father Steve
Zed
AnnaStrophic
Wordwind (in absentia)
dxb
Sparteye
tsuwm
Capfka
Fiberbabe (in absentia)
maxqnz
etaoin
inselpeter
TEd (& Peggy) (in absentia)
of troy
WhitmanO'Neill


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#146060 - 08/06/05 01:02 AM Re: An other question
lindajeane Offline
stranger

Registered: 08/02/05
Posts: 5
Loc: Northern California, USA
Possibly there is an archived link some of us newbies or some of us short-term-memory-lossed folk might be directed to for history on this conversation? Or maybe we don't have a need to know . . . which is sometimes a welcomed relief.


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#146061 - 08/06/05 02:49 AM Re: An other question
Father Steve Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 09/06/00
Posts: 2788
Loc: Seattle, Washington, USA

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#146062 - 08/06/05 11:11 AM Re: An other question
AnnaStrophic Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 03/15/00
Posts: 6511
Loc: lower upstate New York
Thanks, Jackie.

PS: Father Steve, you can shorten your link to:

http://wordsmith.org/board/showflat.pl?Cat=&Board=announcements&Number=143196

and get the same results without widening the page.


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#146063 - 08/07/05 06:11 PM Re: An other question
johnjohn Offline
member

Registered: 07/05/00
Posts: 167
Loc: Australia
As a long time member (but infrequent poster), I endorse this petition wholeheartedly

Johnjohn


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#146064 - 08/07/05 07:36 PM Re: An other question
nancyk Offline
addict

Registered: 03/09/01
Posts: 508
Loc: Metro Detroit (MI)
yep. What johnjohn said.

nancyk


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