Amount of email.

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      Beleive me! I KNOW how much email comes to this list people. I am on 34 email
      lists at Yahoo groups alone and I am on individual email for all of them.

      get in excess of 600 emails per day. Of the 34 lists I am on, 5 of them are
      mine. moderators work hard.

      not everyone has time to read all the emails
      every day, i am a sahw so i spend a lot of time on the computer.

      i, as a matter of fact, am computer addicted. i am here from the time i get up
      until the time i go to bed with the exception of a few hours in the evening to
      spend with my husband or time to run to the mall with him or friends. i get
      up, i put laundry in, i check my email, i do a load of dishes in the
      dishwasher, i check my email, i switch the laundry, i surf, i vacuum, i check
      my email, i dust, i check my email and so on.

      i don’t have children. i am an
      information gathering machine. my husband is the same way.

      don’t get me
      wrong, we spend plenty of time together, and he does hold down a job (he works
      where else? for symantec, ever hear of norton antivirus, norton utilities?,
      yup. that’s the place.

      best place in the world for a comptuer addict to work.)
      but it is our life style. we don’t have children, so we have it easy to
      maintain our way of life.. our routines as it is.

      now that you know way more about me than you need to know.. lol! let me get
      to the point…

      digests are handy for those that need to receive email that
      way. they are needed! not everyone has the time to wade through all the
      information of a list every day, and a digest does it good for them.

      but, for
      the rest of us individual is the way to go.

      it isn’t the email form that is the problem, it’s the people who don’t cut down
      to just what they are responding to. either in digest form or individual form,
      it’s a pain in the rumpus to get nothing but an email full of nothing but
      quotes of other people only to have the person respond to one point in the
      email. it’s also a waste of time and bandwidth.

      neither of which is frugal,
      which is what this list is all about.

      so there, you all have my 2 cents worth (or the whole dollar in this case)!

      Emily Y.

      Original Message
      From: magwrit1
      Sent: Friday, June 20, 2003 8:56 AM
      Subject: Re: : moderator message – please read

      nancy said <
      get your mail in individual posts instead of digest form.>>

      michelle said
      nancy, if anyone else on this list receives the quantities of mail that i
      do–and i know liss also has this problem–the thought is simply not a doable
      one. i’ve reached the point now where i’m deleting mail before it hits my
      inbox. were i receiving the list in individual post format, believe me, i would
      switch to no mail and post even less.

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