That brings back memories. July 7, 2008. I still have over 100,000
archived messages from that list.
Myakka Technologies, Inc.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 5:06:02 PM, you wrote:
MR> You have to go back a long way in WISP history for how we got here….
MR> The list was Part-15 at one time, and existed prior to WISPA.
MR> Can’t recall the last name - Michael somebody ran the
MR> organization. One day Michael was mad about something and posted
MR> the infamous “I quit” email - and that was pretty much the end of
MR> Part 15 and the list. I actually think that was during a Animal
MR> Farm session if I recall correctly.
MR> Chuck took over the list after that - I don’t think it was called
MR> AFMUG at the time, but it later became that. Might have even
MR> been Motorola specific - not that it was ever on topic anyway.
MR> There are WISPA lists - but the AFMUG list has lived on. Yes -
MR> it’s Chuck’s list though occasionally the members donate money for the cost
of hosting it.
MR> This list has it’s advantages. It’s membership leans toward a
MR> group of people who have known each other for a very long time.
MR> You probably shouldn’t say bad things about WBMfg products (makes
MR> Chuck get all kranky) but everybody else if fair game. I like it
MR> since it’s a place I can say things I can’t really say with a
MR> WISPA hat on (or at least I can’t say without blowback to WISPA).
>> On Feb 13, 2018, at 2:13 PM, ch...@wbmfg.com wrote:
>> Fair warning, Forrest has spam rights too...
>> -----Original Message----- From: ch...@wbmfg.com
>> Sent: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 12:03 PM
>> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
>> Subject: Re: [AFMUG] Spam from Chuck
>> I merge my AnimalFarm email list with my MailChimp list about once a year.
>> You do realize that this list is my list, right?
>> So essentially every time I make a posting here I am spamming you, right?
>> I used to do it every Friday right here on this list.
>> But I think it is cleaner and better quality to use MailChimp.
>> Did you unsubscribe from the Mail Chimp? That will prevent it from ever
>> happening again.
>> -----Original Message----- From: fiber...@mail.com
>> Sent: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 11:58 AM
>> To: email@example.com
>> Subject: [AFMUG] Spam from Chuck
>> I just got spammed by Chuck McCown. What's up with that?
>> I sure as hell haven't signed up for any of his email lists nor done any
>> business with him, or even indicate I would like to. I find it in extremely
>> poor taste to mine the Af list for spam targets.