Don't e-mail me about a thread, unless you know me (and those
people know who they are) - becuse it tends to irritate me. If you do,
and don't get any response from me, just consider that I'm in too mellow
a mood to reply.
Almost as important, it deprives everyone on the group of your
response - which is one of the main reasons for the newsgroup in the
Never confuse "Oh, I can't do this!" with "Oh, I've never done this!".