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Golf discussion

Bernie Cosell
March 18, 2002 20:11
Golf discussion
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I sent this before but it seems to have gotten misplaced... let me try 

The golf discussions thus far have been fairly email-well-behaved, in 
that they've mostly stayed confined to a thread or two associated with 
the particular 'tournament'.  As such, it is close-to-trivial to ignore 
the golf discussions -- a few keystrokes with almost any mail client to 
kill the associated threads and ..poof.. they're gone.  I don't see what 
the big deal is.

The question of whether golf is 'fun' or not strikes me as, at best, a 
subtle one and one that isn't well served by carving up the readership 
into little 'special interest lists'.  I find the golf tournaments fun, 
and much of the discussion of tricks and traps really enlightening [and 
indeed, there was a *LOT* of golf-gab on this list well before the 
tournaments started!]...   but the discussions often go beyond my 
interest, so I'll read a bunch of posts in the thread and then kill it. 

It wouldn't occur to me to try to impose my preferences in this sort 
thing on others by suggesting that they 'get it out of MY way because *I* 
don't want to see it' when it is so easy for me to tune what I see to my 
own liking...


Bernie Cosell                     Fantasy Farm Fibers     Pearisburg, VA
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