putting vt bird in the subject line is a great idea!i do not open proably
half the mail i get because i do not who it it is from .thank you .
have a great holiday season !
>From: Ernest Buford <[log in to unmask]>
>Reply-To: Vermont Birds <[log in to unmask]>
>To: [log in to unmask]
>Subject: Re: birds in the subject line.
>Date: Wed, 3 Dec 2003 20:49:06 -0500
>That's a good point Bill. VTBIRD guidelines request that
>contributers use an informative subject line. I usually send
>a note to the offender if their subject line is blank.
>Some recent subject lines have been so general as to be
>worthless and might as well have been blank.
>I have been considering adding "[VTBIRD]" or some such tag
>to all messages posted to the list. If you think this is
>a particularly good (or bad) idea please let me know.
>I've also considered sending out regular administrative
>postings to remind everyone of list guidelines and other
>information available on the VTBIRD web site:
>Consider yourself reminded! And know that I welcome your
>feedback (even if I don't agree with it in the end).
>VTBIRD List Owner
>On Wed, 3 Dec 2003, William Calfee wrote:
> > It would be helpful, in these days of spam, if everyone put something in
> > subject line that relates to the bird or location. Otherwise I delete
> > without opening.
> > That will also help if the email are filed for future reference. Write a
> > subject that will indicates what the mail is about. Thanks,
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > Subject: today
> > > Today a trip along Champlain from the bridge to Button Bay produced:
> > >
> > > 6 c. loon, 2 long tailed ducks, 1 bald eagle (a.) , huge flock of c.
> > > goldeneye, 1 hoodie, too many mallards, 20 blacks, horned grebes, c.
> > > mergs. Sue Wetmore
> > >
> Ernest W. Buford
> Rubenstein School of Environment
> and Natural Resources
> University of Vermont
> Burlington, VT 05405
> (802) 656-3324
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