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</o:shapelayout></xml><![endif]--></head><body lang=EN-US link=blue vlink=purple><div class=WordSection1><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>Guys, this dude's been trolling online for years - I think there are only 2 ways to deal with it:<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>1) Ignore the trolling/needling/offensiveness completely, and only respond when he has something useful to say (which does sometimes seem to happen, eg most of his review of Emmanuel's program)<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>2) Ban him from the list, if someone in charge of the list felt so inclined<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>3) If you're subscribing to the &quot;raw&quot; list, just filter out his messages<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>Asking &quot;please moderate your tone&quot; when he is clearly trying to offend (or, as he puts it somewhere online &quot;</span><span class=apple-style-span><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Helvetica","sans-serif";color:#131414;background:white'>… i have a very &quot;colorful&quot; knack for choosing stimulating words ... words which might get that adrenaline running in someone</span></span><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>&quot;), seems counter-productive. Publishing on your own blog limits you to an audience that's actually interested in what you have to say. Messing with people who can't easily ignore you is so much more fun!<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>I, for one, am using a gmail filter to mark his posts as &quot;read&quot; before they reach me - that way I don't confuse them for &quot;real&quot; email that might be worth looking at anytime soon.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>(alright, so now I've wasted the list's time too. sorry.)<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>From:</span></b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'> markdown-discuss-bounces@six.pairlist.net [mailto:markdown-discuss-bounces@six.pairlist.net] <b>On Behalf Of </b>Már Örlygsson<br><b>Sent:</b> Thursday, October 20, 2011 6:30 PM<br><b>To:</b> Discussion related to Markdown.<br><b>Subject:</b> Re: start with the end-user -- the big secret<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p><p>&gt; Would you please consider moving some of this to a personal blog or at least phrase your argument differently?<o:p></o:p></p><p>+1 !<o:p></o:p></p><p><br>--<br>Már<o:p></o:p></p></div></body></html>