Message from discussion alt.music.filk Re: fragment: Mighty Nell the Eskimo
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From: Lee Gold XP <l...@ca.rr.com>
Subject: Re: alt.music.filk Re: fragment: Mighty Nell the Eskimo
Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2012 21:40:10 -0700
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On 7/17/2012 9:37 PM, Arthur T. wrote:
> In Message-ID:<500633a6$0$95328$80460...@auth.newsreader.iphouse.com>,
> Dan Goodman<dsg...@iphouse.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, 16 Jul 2012 22:41:17 -0400, Arthur T. wrote:
>>> In Message-ID:<5004ba0e$0$95329$80460...@auth.newsreader.iphouse.com>,
>>> Dan Goodman<dsg...@iphouse.com> wrote:
>>>> You ain't seen nothing like the mighty
>>> I this continues, I suggest it go to Amf, where I've set the
>>> followup-to. In case people have forgotten, that's the group we use for
>>> lewd or otherwise potentially offensive lyrics.
>> Nobody's been using it for anything, lately. More precisely, the latest
>> non-spam seems to have been April 7th.
>> If I recall correctly, the original reason for using alt.music.filk for
>> such purposes was that the FIDOnet group rec.music.filk was gated to was
>> subject to certain FIDOnet rules. This no longer applies.
> I understand your points. And I can certainly understand people
> forgetting about amf. Still, the charter of Rmf says, "Posts must not
> include outright profanity or bawdy ballads". AIUI, it's difficult or
> impossible to change the charter of a newsgroup.
> Charter can be found at http://www.freemars.org/filk/charter.html
> As for the low traffic in amf, I guess we're all mostly
> clean-minded :-) (I can say that, having posted some filks to amf,
> Meanwhile, maybe other regulars could chime in with opinions on
> whether we should ignore the distinction and post everything here.
I subscribe to both newsgroups and am happy to read stuff on both.