[Northkeep] Lostowner here (part 2)

Montega montega at gmail.com
Wed Jun 11 17:27:59 PDT 2008

"As the biggest flamer on this
list, I am frustrated that I can't do it on a list I am in charge of – if I
do it, no one else can either."

ROTF- Now THAT was good! LOL

On 6/11/08, Marc Carlson <marccarlson20 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Ok, I need to be more explicit here, since I have received I have received
> several emails that made it clear that I was less clear in my motives than I
> might have been.  It occurs to me this might have something to do with not
> explaining my basic position for running this list in some time (I think
> the last time I did was during the Vicarage). I did not move the list to
> moderation to block Yu Xue XianXian from stirring things up, I did it
> because a)
> I really hate mass crossposting – which has apparently been dealt
> with)  and b) I think there is a higher than
> acceptable risk of someone on the list flaming these folks for their
> approach.I do not penalize people for having unpopular opinions
> (since that would be pretty hypocritical of me), or for not agreeing with
> me.  I do, however, have certain
> expectations for behavior.
> These expectations are:
>             No
> rumors.  If you accuse someone of
> something, I want proof.  Real proof, not
> innuendo.  If you want to accuse Lord
> this and that of being naughty, you better be ready to post sufficient
> evidence
> to be supported in a mundane court - otherwise, it's an opinion (an aside,
> if
> you want to post that it's your opinion that Lord this and that has been
> naughty – that's just fine with me.  If
> you can't work out the nuances between the two situations, then you should
> probably not take the risk).
>             No gross
> flaming.  As the biggest flamer on this
> list, I am frustrated that I can't do it on a list I am in charge of – if I
> can't
> do it, no one else can either.
> Disagreement, strident argument – those are ok.
>             No signing
> the list up to joke lists or spam.  This
> wasn't actually on the original list, but since it's the only reason anyone
> has
> ever been unsubscribed from this list, I figured I should include it.
>             Business
> posts, as long as they even vaguely relate to the Northkeep community will
> be
> tolerated until I start getting complaints about it, and then I will ask
> you to
> stop.  Direct business messages and
> flagrant advertising threaten the whole "not for profit thing".  If you
> aren't sure, ask me – that way if
> anyone gets into trouble it will be me.
>             I've
> already addressed cross-posting.  I don't
> care for it, but I will tolerate it up to a point as sometimes it's
> necessary.
> That's it.  If you
> object to any of those please feel free to contact me.  If you think I am
> being mean to you, or feel
> that I am infringing on your right of free expression, please contact the
> Seneschal and/or the Baron and Baroness.
> Marc/Diarmaid
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