Re: [american-8] please, no more football emails

From: Katie
Sent on: Tuesday, January 22, 2008 12:48 PM
as much as I would love to join you all, i am actually going to be in
deep in Patriots territory that weekend.  I made a small perrsonal
wager that the Pats would be in the SB and didn't not want to take the
chance on not seeing history being made with at least a few die-hard
fans.
(OK, to be fair I didn't disclose my allegiance to the Pats in my
previous post, but I would still plead for tolerance even if I was
not.) ;)

peace


On Jan 22,[masked]:37 AM, Anika <[address removed]> wrote:
>
>
>
> Ok now that we all agreed and disagreed and changed settings back to the
> topic.
>
> The game is on until 3am or later. No bar is open that long on sunday. So I
> am almost thinking about pulling it off at my house.. But I am not saying
> that too loud and just want to see, how many would actually show up. Maybe
> just a tiny group? Lets see....
>
> --- Christian <[address removed]> schrieb am Di,[masked]:
> Von: Christian <[address removed]>
> Betreff: RE: [american-8] please, no more football emails
>
> An: [address removed]
> Datum: Dienstag, 22. Januar 2008, 11:29
>
>
>
> I fully agree with Katie and Ursula on this one.
> Christian
>
>
>
>
> From: [address removed]
> Subject: Re: [american-8] please, no more football emails
> To: [address removed]
> Date: Tue, 22 Jan[masked]:42:19 -0500
>
> Very well said Katie!!! I agree!!!
>
> Katie <[address removed]> wrote:
>
> I too was a surprised by the tone of that message. But, I'm sure I'm
> not alone in my lack of understanding of the point of a list if it's
> not to gauge interest in an event and for the participants to organize
> their attendance? In my opinion, i don't think the volume of emails
> was excesive, just a few people expressing their optimism for the
> playoff games leading up to the Super Bowl, which I'm sure all would
> agree, is a pretty big (and importantly, draws a mainstream attendance
> crowd) in the US. haven't you participated in an office football
> pool? this is a mailing list for Americans... people should be more
> tolerant!
>
> The objection to getting these few emails feels a bit mean-spirited
> and ... what is the big deal? Would the anti-NFL email crowd be
> raising the same objections if the topic were organizing a meetup
> based on a cultural event here in CH? eg. please, no more emails
> about that damn museum exhibit! how silly does that sound?
>
> As many people have noted, it's not difficult to change one's personal
> email settings, and doesn't take much effort to manually delete the
> emails. but it would be a bit of a pain to set up a mailing list just
> for the post-season NFL watchers. Secondly, it's not inclusive...
> does that mean that people should have their own mailing list for each
> different topic or event? logistically, it doesn't make sense.
>
> just my thoughts, but people seem to be acting unreasonably
> intolerant, in my humble opinion...
>
>
> On Jan 22,[masked]:01 AM, Ellie Scott wrote:
> > Really classy, Sally. You sound like a lovely girl. People have a right
> not
> > to be bombarded with emails they don't want. Just start your own list
> > please. That's reasonable.
> >
> >
> >
> > On Jan 21,[masked]:16 PM, Sally Miller < [address removed]> wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > You got that right, if you don't like American football than get the
> #$&%
> > off the field. That means just delete the emails. I won't mention any
> > names...............­................ but I think "they" know who they are.
> > >
> > > Cyrille Andres wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > the funny thing is that it generates ten times more emails than before
> :-)
> > >
> > > Ashish Bhambhani wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Just another idea ... use GMail, and Mute the thread so that you never
> > > see it in your inbox again, but can still continue to see other
> > > threads posted on the group.
> > > Cheers,
> > > Ash.
> > >
> > > On Jan 21,[masked]:52 PM, Kristina wrote:
> > > >
> > > > dude, if my email qualifies as arguing for you, maybe you should
> > considering
> > > > embracing a moment or two of peaceful quiet time during your clearly
> > > > stressful day...
> > > >
> > > > To those that provided helpful feedback on how to change my settings,
> > > > thanks.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > ----- Original Message ----
> > > > From: Kameel Farag
> > > > To: [address removed]
> > > > Sent: Monday, January 21,[masked]:01:08 PM
> > > > Subject: RE: [american-8] please, no more football emails
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > This is so hilarious... most of us don't even know eachother and we're
> > > > arguing over email! (as if all of us don't do that enough at work
> > already)
> > > >
> > > > I love it...
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > ____________________­____________
> > > > From: [address removed]
> > > > Subject: [american-8] please, no more football emails
> > > > To: [address removed]
> > > > Date: Mon, 21 Jan[masked]:43:33 -0500
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > I would also prefer not to receive so many football related emails.
> > Sorry
> > > > to be a nay-sayer, but I am receiving dozens of emails regarding
> > football.
> > > > The purpose of the group and the group I signed up for is American
> > meet-up.
> > > > Incidentally, I do not mind an email or two regarding football on
> > occasion,
> > > > just not so many. I think it is a great idea for the football
> > enthusiasts
> > > > to start their own list.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > ----- Original Message ----
> > > > From: Christian
> > > > To: [address removed]
> > > > Sent: Monday, January 21,[masked]:40:31 AM
> > > > Subject: RE: [american-8] NFL Playoffs
> > > >
> > > > I am not a big football fan, so I just deleted the messages I was not
> > > > interested in. I don't think it is reasonable to ask people organizing
> a
> > > > meetup to not use this meetup list. It defeats the purpose, plus the
> > > > football fans would have to organize a separate list or create a group
> > in
> > > > their email contacts. Either way is extra effort for them. I suggest
> it
> > is
> > > > easier for those who are not interested in a particular subject to use
> > the
> > > > handy "delete" button on the keyboard.
> > > > Christian
> > > >
> > > > ____________________­____________
> > > > > From: [address removed]
> > > > > To: [address removed]
> > > > > Subject: RE: [american-8] NFL Playoffs
> > > > > Date: Sun, 20 Jan[masked]:00:21 -0500
> > > > >
> > > > > Hello,
> > > > >
> > > > > Is there anyway that you guys could organize your
> > > > > nights out without writing to everybody on the
> > > > > american meetup email list? My whole mailbox is full
> > > > > with these NFL mails going back and forth.
> > > > >
> > > > > Thanks very much.
> > > > >
> > > > > Cheers,
> > > > > Maya
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > --- Karlo wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > > Hi Anika,
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Yes, there is a meetup tonight. See you there.
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > The game at Paddy Reilly's is on Sunday night. The
> > > > > > bar is at the Sihlstrasse
> > > > > > stop on Tram 2 or 9. Here's a map.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > http://www.paddys...­
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Karlo
> > > > > >
> > > > > > _____
> > > > > >
> > > > > > From: [address removed]
> > > > > > [mailto:[address removed]] On Behalf Of
> > > > > > Anika
> > > > > > Sent: Saturday, January 19,[masked]:20 PM
> > > > > > To: [address removed]
> > > > > > Subject: Re: [american-8] NFL Playoffs
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > I think about going because i dont really have
> > > > > > anything to do. isnt tonight
> > > > > > also this other meeting too?
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > I have no idea where the O reillys is either. So can
> > > > > > someone motivate me to
> > > > > > go? hehe
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Anika
> > > > > >
> > > > > > --- Clayton schrieb am Sa,
> > > > > >[masked]:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Von: Clayton
> > > > > > Betreff: Re: [american-8] NFL Playoffs
> > > > > > An: [address removed]
> > > > > > Datum: Samstag, 19. Januar 2008, 16:55
> > > > > >
> > > > > > I'll be there. I just called to confirm they'll be
> > > > > > putting the game
> > > > > > on. fyi, The game starts at 9pm CET and Paddy's
> > > > > > closes at 12pm CET.
> > > > > > Go chargers.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > On Jan 19,[masked]:38 PM, Karlo
> > > > > > wrote:
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Anybody going to Paddy O'Reilly's to watch the
> > > > > > Pats game?
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Karlo
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
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