Don’t ask, don’t tell...
From: Steve Jones
Sent: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 5:00 PM
Subject: Re: [AFMUG] Spam from Chuck
" Yes - it’s Chuck’s list though occasionally the members donate money for the
cost of hosting it."
Hows that stand right now BTW? are the coffers still overflowing?
On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 4:06 PM, Mark Radabaugh <m...@amplex.net> wrote:
You have to go back a long way in WISP history for how we got here….
The list was Part-15 at one time, and existed prior to WISPA. Can’t recall
the last name - Michael somebody ran the organization. One day Michael was
mad about something and posted the infamous “I quit” email - and that was
pretty much the end of Part 15 and the list. I actually think that was during
a Animal Farm session if I recall correctly.
Chuck took over the list after that - I don’t think it was called AFMUG at
the time, but it later became that. Might have even been Motorola specific -
not that it was ever on topic anyway.
There are WISPA lists - but the AFMUG list has lived on. Yes - it’s Chuck’s
list though occasionally the members donate money for the cost of hosting it.
This list has it’s advantages. It’s membership leans toward a group of
people who have known each other for a very long time. You probably shouldn’t
say bad things about WBMfg products (makes Chuck get all kranky) but everybody
else if fair game. I like it since it’s a place I can say things I can’t
really say with a WISPA hat on (or at least I can’t say without blowback to
> 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.