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Film and TV Studies Discussion List <[log in to unmask]>
Sun, 10 Jul 1994 12:59:58 EDT
Resent-From: Cal <[log in to unmask]> Originally-From: Alison McKee <[log in to unmask]>
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Alison asked that I forward the following.  cal
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One last comment: I appreciate Cal's remarks (and those of the many
who have posted me directly on this subject). Those who know me know that
I'm not the type to be run off of any list or be intimidated into silence, nor
am I likely to feel traumatized by flame-throwers.  On a bad day, I can
throw a few flames with the worst of them!  However, like Melville's
"Bartleby the Scrivener," I simply prefer not to.  Unsubscribing (for a time)
is simply my method of choice of taking a break and making a
point at the same time.
There may be better ways to do these things, but it's what I've hit upon for
Thanks to all!
> I'm saddened that Alison (and who knows who else) feels compelled to
> signoff as a means of avoiding the John Thomas' of the world.
> My own solution is to respond perhaps once or twice, then simply ignore
> any further comment.  "Silencing" is perhaps the most effective way of
> dealing with those we find obnoxious.  If Thomas feels like retaliating
> in kind I would be most grateful.
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> Cal Pryluck, Radio-Television-Film, Temple University, Philadelphia
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