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Date:         Wed, 14 Jan 2009 15:09:03 -0500
Reply-To:     Mike Collum <collum@VERIZON.NET>
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From:         Mike Collum <collum@VERIZON.NET>
Subject:      Re: Vanagon List Moderator
Comments: To: Scott Daniel - Turbovans <scottdaniel@TURBOVANS.COM>
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As I see it, Warren Chapman rules the subaruvanagon list with an iron fist. He does, however, talk softly but carries a big stick. Off topic posts simply aren't tolerated. The rules are simple but well enforced.


Scott Daniel - Turbovans wrote: > well this all sounds very nice, but, seems to me it is sorely lacking in an > important principle............ > the well-known KISS Principle. > you know..................Keep It Simple Stupid. > > Elected Council of 9 sounds WAY outside of that to me. > And for sure, any moderator needs to not take anything personally........ > not get overly attached to things being a certain way, etc...... > it requires what I would call 'tactful restraint'. > And a whole lotta 'just nothing shakes them up too much.' > > The subaruvanagon list is a great example......Warren Chapman there..... > he guides with a not too firm hand.....never gets all tweaked out.... > has to steer people back on course now and then........... > and even occasionally give a weirdo the boot..............but it's never > overly dramatic or painful...... > distinct lack of drama. > Mastery has the quality of appearing effortless............they accomplish > it on subaruvanagon quite well. > Should be possible here too. > Scott

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