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newsgroup for cacti?

Cereoid* cereoid at prodigy.net
Tue Nov 6 13:30:48 EST 2001


Cereoid* <cereoid at prodigy.net> wrote in message news:...
> If the proposed newsgroup attracts persons who's only purpose is to
> pontificate and are not genuine Cactophiles nor have any interest in
> succulent plants, I am against it.
>
> The reason I prefer cross posting the topic is because Bruno (Psycho
Cactus)
> cross posted his original proposal and I find it to be in bad taste that
he
> insists on continuing the discussion in relative secrecy in a forum that
> does not include those who actually grow the plants. If this proposed
> newsgroup is supposed to be for plant enthusiasts, they particularly
should
> be allowed to be an active part of the discussion or at least be made
aware
> of it. If not, then its nothing more than an ego trip for Bruno (Psycho
> Cactus) and not in the best interest of plant enthusiasts after all. Bruno
> (Psycho Cactus) admitted in his original proposal that there are already
too
> many forums and groups on the topic. Another one is not needed and would
> serve no useful purpose. It will not attract those who are active members
of
> Cacti_etc.
>
> As I have said many times there is already a well established forum for
the
> discussion of Cactus & succulents named Cacti_etc. There is no point in
> creating a newsgroup that is not needed. If the reason Bruno (Psycho
Cactus)
> wanted to create a newsgroup was because he was unaware it existed, he no
> longer has that excuse. Bruno (Psycho Cactus) is not an active participant
> in the other existing succulent plant forums and groups either. The same
> especially applies to Brian, who has absolutely no genuine interest in the
> topic.
>
> Cacti_etc is an easily accessible mailing list and includes caudiciforms
> (fat plants) in the discussion. If you are a genuine Cactophile, you
should
> be a subscriber. Its the best way to be up-to-date in what's going on in
the
> world of succulent plants and its absolutely free.
>
> http://www2.labs.agilent.com/bot/cactus_home
>
> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>
> Brian Watson <brian at spheroid.demon.co.uk> wrote in message
> news:1005034519.11456.3.nnrp-02.9e98ea3a at news.demon.co.uk...
> >
> > "Cereoid*" <cereoid at prodigy.net> wrote in message
> > news:UFEF7.894$y34.144714963 at newssvr15.news.prodigy.com...
> > > Can you read Bruno (Psycho Cactus)?
> > >
> > > You have yet to justify the need for an unnecessary newsgroup.
> > >
> > > If you reply is an example of what to expect, I am against it.
> >
> > If you're attitude is what one can expect in the existing mailing lists,
> I'm
> > for the newsgroup.
> >
> > Also, you seem to be having a problem mastering the software. Can you do
> > something about your multiple postings?
> >
> > --
> > Brian
> >
> >
> >
> >
>
>





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