If so, thanks a lot, Beth. If not, I am no more confused than usual.
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, June 26, 2002 6:28
Subject: Starting a new discussion, the
quick "how to"
To begin a new thread, simply change the "Subject" line to the topic
you would like to discuss. In this case, I clicked "Reply" to
your post, then erased the "Subject" and replaced it with the
new topic. It really is that simple.
If you starting a new thread, just compose a new letter and send it to:
When done in this way, there will not be any old text like there is when
For what it matters, I try to make it a habit to clean-up all of the
unnecessary ads, etc. in my posts when I click "Reply" so that only the
previous text that I want to refer to remains showing. To me it's just
a little thing, a courtesy if you will, for those who may be in
situations where computer time is at a premium, or large file sizes can pose a
problem. People on this list are already courteous in this respect, but
I thought I would mention it as it's part of the "How To" tutorial that I
You asked a good question, Bob, as our threads are often times
improperly titled, which ultimately will make future historical retrieval
difficult. It would be a shame if a veteran's primary history were
to be overlooked one day by an historian because the content line was
Bob Dove <email@example.com> wrote:
How do you go about starting a new discussion here? You have to be very
specific (click here, then click there), because I am very dumb.
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