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UK Club Jackets
In message <199610212016.AA12271@interlock.ans.net> Dan Simoes writes:
> I'm not trying to be a pain, but the UK club is its own
> entity, and while I'm glad they exist and some of you are
> interested in joining, I don't want this to be a list for
> discussion of UK club matters. I would apply this to any
> other club, including QCUSA.
In the first place, Dan - your list has been used by UK quattro Club
members for quite some time. I've been here, on and off, for a couple
of years (check your archives) as have around a dozen others. I think
we represent as valid a subgroup of Audi enthusiasts as any local US
In the second place, "interested in joining" is long out of date - the
UK club now has seventeen members resident in North America.
> I was very close to canning the silver keyring idea but stopped
> before sending out the request. As far as I can tell, the
> jacket is to support the UK club right?
Roger Galvin and I have this evening determined that we make a profit
of around GBP0.04 on a surface mail shipment, and around GBP0.20 on
an airmail shipment. Given the phone calls, faxes, trips to the Post
Office and miscellaneous transcription going on, I doubt _VERY_ much
whether the UK club - well over two dozen of whom are list members -
will receive much in the way of "support".
> Again, this is *your* list. I'm just trying to run it efficiently.
> Discussions or threads that benefit other groups should not exist.
I believed that what I was posting served a significant subset of the
list. I've also posted factory oil pressure specifications today, and
other things. I was also, with the jacket issue, trying to address a
group that exists nowhere else. How much "Audi content" do you need?
I'm sorry if I caused offence. I have received an offer to host a
"UK-only" group in email in the last hour - but I find it very, very
sad, in view of the paucity of enthusiasm for Audis around the world,
that we have to be divided.
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