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the good ol boys and their guns...

In message <19980327184507.25911.qmail@hotmail.com> "Mike Del Tergo" writes:

> In response to Phils' query, I'd suggest it was the same (temporary we 
> hope) diminished visual/mental acuity, (a seemingly very transmittable 
> affliction), that would cause one to reply list wide to a request for 
> off list discussion.

Well, there's a list-relevant point here.

                "Hey, guys, let's take this off the list"

is a perfectly reasonable request.  But what we got was:
               _Now_ let's take it off the list.  

There's a difference.

 Phil Payne
 UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club