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I'm really sorry you don't find every post on ArtsEdNet to be stimulating.
If it makes you feel any better, neither do I. But I don't assume that
these posts "do nothing for anyone." I try to remember that someone else
might enjoy them, so I just delete those I'm not interested in. If I found
myself deleting all the posts, it would be obvious to me I was on the wrong
list and I'd probably unsubscribe.
However, when you complain that sending assisine posts is worse than
beating a dead horse and make other flaming remarks, you spoil the tone of
the list and hurt people's feeling. You hurt mine, and I'm usually pretty
As for a "good Papier Mache recipe" or information on "how to Marbleize," I
suggest you look it up in the ArtsEdNet Archive. We finished dicussing
those topics last year.
If you don't have something good to say, please don't say anything at all.
1-8 art on the cart
Lee H. Kellogg School
Falls Village, CT 06031
At 8:22 AM 3/15/97, John R. Tate wrote:
>Dearest Carla and everyone else,
>If, like the rest of this group, I felt that every damn question that
>came to my mind was worth posting, then I would. Until this time however
>I will post something when I feel there is something worth posting. So
>far, in the last three months, I have read few things that any
>intellegent human being could possibly find interesting or worthwhile.
>No, let me rephrase that, ...There are quite a few interesting subjects
>posted. Unfortunately, there are also a tremendous amount of assinine
>things posted which do nothing for anyone. What's further aggravating is
>that these inane topics get discussed for days on in until the issue
>gets so old it is pathetic! It is worse than beating a dead horse!
>I will gladly post topics that are worthy of the intellegence of this
>group when I see the need. Perhaps I should ask if anyone has a good
>recipe for Papier Mache? Our maybe, "How do I marbleize?" Please! With
>most of us being subjected to increasing class sizes, decreasing
>budgets, non-supportive administrations, antiquated equipment (with no
>possible renewals in sight), etc. Do you really think it is important
>that we discuss, for days and days, the dress codes of student teachers,
>whether or not proper spelling is important online, and why the sky is
>painted with a band of blue in elementary works?!
>P L E A S E !!!!! Think before you post!
>John R. Tate
>Brien McMahon High School