What I did this weekend

From: Joe <rigdonj_at_intellistar.net>
Date: Thu Jan 15 13:25:00 1998


  Sounds like a good idea. Go for it!


At 09:41 AM 1/15/98 -0800, you wrote:
>On Thu, 15 Jan 1998, Francois Auradon wrote:
>> Tat goes without saying: placing a machine in a want list is also an
>> engagement to purchase it. Otherwise the system would not work for too
>> There should be an update prior to each outing to make sure that the
>> machines are still wanted.
>> let's say I'm going to a hamfest next WE, I post the info on that mailing
>> list (for the ones that want to be part of the ring), then I get requests
>> and bring the list of wanted with me. If i find one of the machines I
buy it
>> and let the party interested know about it. If I get an I don't want it
>> anymore response I don't thinl I'll be looking for more of the guy's stuff.
>> And I'll make sure that everybody knows about it.
>This could be done with a well maintained web page. Those using it would
>agree to abide by some groud rules, ie. if you have a wanted posting and
>someone finds and acquires the system for you then you must buy it from
>them. One way to keep the postings fresh is to have them expire after a
>week or some reasonably determined time period. That will ensure that
>listings do not go stale. The wantee would then be required to re-post
>his/her want regularly.
>Hmmm, I think I'll create just such a service at the VCF web page. This
>would be nice for advertising.
>Sam Alternate e-mail:
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Received on Thu Jan 15 1998 - 13:25:00 GMT

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