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Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2003 18:44:31 GMT
From: "Skid" <skid2nopsamast.net>
Subject: Re: Plastic Bumpers on-line store is open 24x7


<davehinznopsamcop.net> wrote in message news:bf9chu$cc1ob$1nopsam34476.news.uni-berlin.de... > Someone who looks an awful lot like Skid <skid2nopsamast.net> wrote: > > In other words, when you selectively repeat spam "for context," it's OK. > > When anyone else does it, they get a stern lecture from the spamcop. > > In other words, when someone posts the entire message, they get a gentle > reminder pointing out that they've helped the spammer. Perhaps you can > tell me what (if anything) in my repost of, what, 8 of the lines of > their post, has assisted their business? > > Dave Hinz > You left in what the spammer was selling and where he could be reached. When I saw you chastised by another poster for doing almost exactly what you scolded me for 24 hours ago, I saw the irony and couldn't resist. There definitely is a double standard here, and apparently only you can decide when to enforce the rules and when to bend them. I don't mean to pick a fight. You are a regular and valuable contributor to this group while I mostly lurk and learn. It's just when you climb so high on that self-appointed moderator's soapbox, you shouldn't be surprised that the slightest wind can tip it over. When Grunff followed the complaint about your spam quote with a complaint about top-posting, it made the whole thread seem too petty to merit further discussion.

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