[meteorite-list] Re: FAQ Section?

From: David Freeman <dfreeman_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:41:59 2004
Message-ID: <3A5E85EE.38889FF0_at_fascination.com>

I second, and what's the best kind of metal detector,and who wants to
buy my meteorite?
Laugh with me...
Dave F.

Robert Verish wrote:

> So, Michael...
> Are you volunteering to be the focal point like you
> were with those "Surveys" that you conducted.
> We could all send you our "favorite" questions
> (OFF-LIST, of course).
> But then comes the hard part. Getting the entire List
> to agree upon the "answers".
> Don't you agree, Michael, that if one guy was editor
> and was able to put this together in one total package
> that it would make Art's job a lot easier?
> "Do I hear a second to this nomination..."
> ;-)
> Bob
> --__--__--
> Message: 6
> Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2001 12:04:02 -0800
> From: Michael Blood <mlblood_at_home.com>
> Subject: [meteorite-list] FAQ Section?
> Gary Hansen wrote:
> ....does this group have a FAQ for newbies?
> --------------
> Hi Gary, Art & list members,
> I would like to go on record STRONGLY
> supporting a FAQ section to be placed at Meteorite
> Central. This would be a very rich data base that
> would also SAVE a lot of time repeating every 6 months
> to 2 years responses to serious questions such as the
> one asked recently about how to remove saw marks from
> part slices - how to polish a specimen, how to prevent
> rust in irons, etc, etc, etc.
> These, and other similar questions are totally
> legitimate and inevitably are asked repeatedly over a
> period of time as new members join this group.
> It just doesn't do to respond, "We covered
> that 2 years ago - look it up in the archives" -
> because such a search would be so tedious.
> However, with a FAQ section - perhaps arranged
> alphabetically (or numerically?) such questions COULD
> be referred to the FAQ section.
> Of course, this means MORE work for Art, who
> already gives selflessly of his time and bandwidth. Is
> this feasable, Art? If so, would you want any
> assistance I or others could offer in helping to
> set it up?
> Best wishes, Michael (PS: Nice site, Gary)
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