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Cereoid* cereoid at prodigy.net
Mon Nov 5 18:43:08 EST 2001

Cacti_etc already meets your criteria, Brian.

The forum is unmoderated, accessible by all and is not a Yahoo (or other)
Club, Group or Community. Its not a newsgroup but it does performs in that
function. If you receive e-mail, you can get Cacti_etc. The forum is free of
spam and attachments.

I suppose I understand the format after all!

Do you receive Cacti_etc, Brian? If not, you should.


Cacti_etc is already an easily accessible mailing list and includes
caudiciforms (fat plants). Its just not a newsgroup. Aren't you already a
subscriber? You should be if you expect to be up-to-date in what's going on
in the world of succulent plants.


Brian Watson <brian at spheroid.demon.co.uk> wrote in message
news:1005000599.3761.3.nnrp-13.9e98ea3a at news.demon.co.uk...
> "Cereoid*" <cereoid at prodigy.net> wrote in message
> news:nYxF7.11731$ep.1470856400 at newssvr17.news.prodigy.com...
> > And what is the appropriate forum?
> >
> > The original message was cross posted, so it should have appeared here
> also.
> >
> > I don't have a bad attitude on the matter. I simply feel that such a
> > newsgroup is unnecessary because there are already more than enough
> > on the topic. A newsgroup would not contribute anything worthwhile.
> Then you don't understand the format.
> Newsgroups come devoid of ads and moderation, for starters, and many
> computer users prefer to use their simplicity of format and accessibility.
> Good enough reasons for me.
> > It would
> > just be another free for all and not constructive or add to the
> > understanding of the plants.
> Of course it would.
> The Yahoo (and other) Clubs, Groups and Communities are not accessed by
> computer-using growers for the reasons I have stated above.
> --
> Brian

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