Bhairitu, noozguru, I really tried to keep track, aiming for around 15 per day. 
But blasted yahoo! Even some of my own posts arrive hours after I post them! So 
I'm using Message View to keep up and when I reply from there, the reply does 
not appear in my Sent folder. So the heck with keeping track!

--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Bhairitu <noozguru@...> wrote:
>
> Only 54 posts this morning since last night's Post Count.  Seems to be 
> trending down so folks may be hitting their stride.
> 
> On 08/26/2013 08:36 AM, Alex Stanley wrote:
> >
> > The more you feed the energy creature, the more likely it is that Rick 
> > will be convinced to reinstate the posting limits.
> >
> > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com 
> > <mailto:FairfieldLife%40yahoogroups.com>, doctordumbass@ 
> > <no_reply@> wrote:
> > >
> > > It is so funny - This unlimited posting drives you absolutely 
> > bananas, doesn't it?
> > >
> > > No more control freak games to see who posts out first. No more 
> > control freak games to ensure you get maximum attention. No more 
> > kissing up to the moderators' butts to ensure the posting count is 
> > enforced. And, for your sake, no more spreadsheets. You had about two 
> > good years on here, running the roost and feeling AWFULLY BIG. Thing 
> > is, now, with no post count, no one much notices you.
> > >
> > > Seriously, you should find another forum where you can again be a 
> > big fish in a small pond. A really, really special fish.
> > >
> > > PS Its also OK to *admit* you read this.:-)
> > >
> > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com 
> > <mailto:FairfieldLife%40yahoogroups.com>, doctordumbass@ <no_reply@> 
> > wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Switch forums then, you control freak.
> > > >
> > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com 
> > <mailto:FairfieldLife%40yahoogroups.com>, turquoiseb <no_reply@> wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > I will not "vote" one way or another on this, but I
> > > > > do think that many people here are missing out on
> > > > > the opportunity for creativity and improved writing
> > > > > offered by posting limits. It doesn't have to be
> > > > > seen as a "gag order," except by those who by now
> > > > > most agree need to be gagged. It can be seen as a
> > > > > chance to step back and THINK before typing, and
> > > > > especially before pressing that SEND button.
> > > > >
> > > > > On another forum I once haunted, they too were
> > > > > afflicted by a bunch of motormouths who wouldn't
> > > > > or couldn't shut up. There wasn't much flaming or
> > > > > ad hominem on that forum, but there wasn't much
> > > > > intelligent thought going on, either.
> > > > >
> > > > > So the moderator suggested an experiment. It was
> > > > > unenforced, but the posters there, being actual
> > > > > spiritual seekers as opposed to spiritual poseurs
> > > > > like we have here, all agreed to it, and undertook
> > > > > it for the fun of it, and the challenge.
> > > > >
> > > > > There was, in fact, a "posting limit." For a period
> > > > > of two months, everyone on the forum was limited
> > > > > to only ONE post per day. And it had to be in the
> > > > > form of a haiku. Seventeen syllables. No more, no
> > > > > less.
> > > > >
> > > > > And it was WONDERFUL. Everyone rose to the challenge,
> > > > > and produced some remarkable poetry, insights, and
> > > > > humor. To this day (years later) many people on this
> > > > > forum still follow the "One haiku per day" rule,
> > > > > because they came to like it so much.
> > > > >
> > > > > OK, I *know* that it could never work here. Many of
> > > > > our motormouths and trashmouths couldn't write a haiku
> > > > > if you gave them 17,000 syllables to work with. But
> > > > > like Maharishi's "heaven on earth" it's a pleasant
> > > > > fiction to imagine, even for a moment...
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com 
> > <mailto:FairfieldLife%40yahoogroups.com>, WLeed3@ wrote:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > I fully agree Bill in Buffalo
> > > > > >
> > > > > > In a message dated 8/26/2013 8:01:09 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
> > > > > > dhamiltony2k5@ writes:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com 
> > <mailto:FairfieldLife%40yahoogroups.com>, wleed3 <WLeed3@> wrote:
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > I am leaving if the postings are not reduced much is vitriol
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Yep, the name-calling and the ad hominem certainly are the
> > > > > > low forms of argument here and should certainly be outlawed
> > > > > > in civil society and on all Yahoo groups as reprehensible
> > > > > > abuse. Yes, by stark contrast certainly the best writing and
> > > > > > exchange on FFL was in a time when the post count was
> > > > > > limited to 35 per week. This list cries out for a limit
> > > > > > to abuse and a strong hand of moderation. A strict speed
> > > > > > limit of 35 posts per week.
> > > > > > -Buck
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
> >
>


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