Re: to those who want to avoid contact

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Posted by Brudder Andrusha on December 21, 2000 at 12:47:55:

In Reply to: E-Mail Address Means Nothing posted by Dan on December 21, 2000 at 12:38:58:

: There are so many free services around that simply having an e-mail address is meaningless.

No! It means you are contactable, if not by the webmaster then by websurfers or people who had a legitimate interest.

: Further, having always posted my e-mail address on this board has meant that I have also had to endure the trolls that decide to attempt to exact revenge by launching spam attacks on the e-mail address. One such attack came disguised as if it was from the webmaster of this board - which I knew was untrue, but cute.

If spamming is such a concern, then you should be able to immediately notify postmaster@ and tell them of the abuse.

: Anyway - the simple inclusion of an e-mail address doesn't resolve the problem. Web boards that require registration seem to work best, but they are more onerous for the non-registrants.

It will keep the fly-by-nighters and those who are hiding their identity because they want to mask their activities.

Brudder Andrusha

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