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This message is sent by grenner@xxxxxxxxxxxxx (Greg Renner )
>This message is sent by Al Quaglieri <alcue@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>I find the concept of excluding non-contributors unnecessarily
>can understand why you'd want to keep the indicence of non-dx chitchat
>absolute minimums, but to exclude lurkers serves no useful purpose
>than making ourselves feel somehow beknighted or special.
>I've been online since 1987, and can state with some certainty that
>will always be those who will read and never post. That's just the way
>they are, and you won't change that with rules or regulations. It
>us nothing to appear in their mailboxes, and they might learn
>useful in the process.
>There are those who believe that a club just isn't a club until it
>figures out a way to exclude certain people from joining. I am against
>anything that contributes to "hoarding" of DX information.
I couldn't agree with you more. "Elitist" was exactly the word I was
thinking of when I read the initial messages on this topic. The owner
of this list needs to make up his mind on who is to be here and what
"hard-core DX" is. Is it MW only since that is said to be most
difficult, which I do not agree with. This is a hobby and IMO it is
the job of hobbyists to promote the hobby not exclude others from
learning. This will be a very lonely list if you go ahead with the
rules as suggested.
Secretary of the Minnesota DX Club
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