[CnD] guide lines; all members please read

Cindy Simpson autumnrain310 at gmail.com
Sat Jul 23 23:37:57 CEST 2016

I know by now you are probably unsubscribed, but I just have to say I agree
with you 100%.  I could not have said this better myself.  I will not leave
the list but I am extremely annoyed at certain people's behavior.  What
gives you the right to decide what recipes I want to get and collect?  What
gives you the right to decide for me what is accessible for me and what
isn't?  I am totally blind but there are tons of different ways to do
different things.   When I see a recipe that looks too complicated for me
or which goes outside my comfort zone, I delete it.  I don't complain and
demand that the list cater to my limited expertise.

Now I too will get off my soap box.  I amjust glad that someone decided to
articulate what I myself was feeling. I'm just sorry she is gone now,
because she contributed a great deal to this list and I always did value
Jennifer's input.

Cindy Simpson

On Sat, Jul 23, 2016 at 4:31 PM, Jennifer Chambers via Cookinginthedark <
cookinginthedark at acbradio.org> wrote:

> My apologies, but I cannot tell who it was that stated he or she hoped
> he or she was not unfriendly.  Sometimes, I cannot figure out this
> gmail account.  Anyway, Wayne, I think you may have been the one to
> make that statement, and, no, you are not the unfriendly one.
> I will state this, then unsubscribe, for I am done with the bickering
> and bullying that goes on here.  I know it's not a constant thing, but
> it's wearing on the nerves.
> When Naima began sending her copycat recipes to the list, I thought it
> was great!  Most of them I had no intention of making, but I liked to
> see how they were done.  Then one person decided for the whole list
> that the recipes were not pertinent to the group.  Never mind what
> others might feel.  Yes, others did agree with him, and others felt as
> I do.  That's why I mentioned hitting the Delete key if a recipe
> didn't appeal.  I, for instance, absolutely abhor cream cheese.  When
> I read a recipe and I see that ingredient, I delete the recipe without
> reading to the end.  I already know I don't want it.  Yet I have never
> requested that people don't post things with cream cheese in it.
> There are many recipes where one must beat egg whites to a stiff peak.
> A lot of blind people are comfortable with this technique; I am not.
> Yet I don't get on here and complain about it; I simply hit Delete.
> Know your comfort zone and move on!  Why would you deprive others of
> something they may enjoy?
> Okay, I'll climb down from my soapbox, now, but it's going to be a
> long step down!  I will hit the Send button now, then I'm off to
> unsubscribe.
> Best to all,
> Jennifer
> On 7/23/16, Steve Stewart via Cookinginthedark
> <cookinginthedark at acbradio.org> wrote:
> > I am posting the guide lines so please read.
> >
> >
> > List guide lines. Note, that the moderators addresses are in cluded at
> the
> > end of this message.
> >
> >
> >
> > 1. Keep messages on the topic of cooking.
> >
> > 2. Change subject lines to reflect the body of the message.
> >
> > 3. Avoid sending short, meaningless messages. Examples follow: "Thanks
> for
> > the recipe" "This sounds good" "Me too" Messages like this clutter up the
> > list and greatly increase the time it takes to read through posted
> messages.
> > If you want to thank someone for a recipe please do so off list.
> >
> > 4. Please limit posting of multiple recipes to about 5 to 7 per day. You
> > take the time to post them, so make sure that they get read. Bombarding
> the
> > list with 10 to 20 recipes will ensure that many are deleted instead of
> > read.
> >
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