[meteorite-list] Re: Ad String

From: GERALD FLAHERTY <grf2_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Wed Nov 10 16:19:46 2004
Message-ID: <001901c4c76a$fa8caa80$6401a8c0_at_dawnjerry>

 I couldn't agree more. Like you I have gotten some sweet deals from List
members posting on an irregular. individual basis. And yes there's always a
few who abuse things. Fortunately, it doesn't take long to filter those out.
Thank you for the inventor of the DELETE key!!
Jerry Flaherty
----- Original Message -----
From: "Steven Drummond" <jesserd44_at_earthlink.net>
To: "Greg Hupe" <gmhupe_at_tampabay.rr.com>
Cc: "metlist" <meteorite-list_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Sent: Wednesday, November 10, 2004 2:10 PM
Subject: [meteorite-list] Re: Ad String

> Hi List,
> I am in favor of these adds on this list . As
> long as one doesn't abuse the system , like posting the same add day after
> day cramming their sales down our throats , I think most of the people on
> this list are smart enough to know if they are interested in any given
> offer without having to read about the same sale on a daily basis , and
> shoudn't have to ! Just don't abuse the list that's all.
> I have acquired some very nice pieces from these
> sales posts to the list as well as sold a bit of material helping me to
> recover funds paid to institutions for classifacations . In my mind
> exchanging information like what is new and available is part of what this
> list is all about,
> Take that information away and where do you hear of the new material
> available ? eBay and Pay Pal have enough of our money already ! And
> after all , the list is made up of only people interested in meteorites to
> some degree. Posting adds on the list can and does give the seller and the
> buyer both a better deal (most of the time) .
> And really , how hard is it to filter out these
> adds if you are botherd by them or just delete them without reading them
> is also another possibility :-)
> Best Regards to all , Steven Drummond
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Received on Wed 10 Nov 2004 04:19:34 PM PST

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