RH – works for me.

 

As far as a commercial product put on the list – I can see how it might look like advertising, but I honestly thought it would be information, and I have no problem ceasing.

 

I really do not have the time to make it personal so I’ve just been forwarding a product we sell to paying clients and since I’m the author, I’m giving it away for free - in the idea that it might useful.

 

I gain information from the comments I read here which are really good feedback on conditions – I can become a lurker if it Pos somebody – not a problem. I see some folks find it useful. Sooo I guess I’ll continue until told by the moderator or collective group until otherwise.

 

If somebody want western ski info I’ll occasionally post that too

 

RH

 

 

 

From: Vermont Skiing Discussion and Snow Reports [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Patrick Haskell
Sent: Friday, January 22, 2010 8:35 AM
To: [log in to unmask]
Subject: Re: [SKIVT-L] Best Ski Weather Flash Report note rain Sunday night Monday

 

Are you requesting that we follow the poet's lead and just call you Eeyore?

 

- Patrick

 


From: roger Klinger <[log in to unmask]>
To: [log in to unmask]
Sent: Thu, January 21, 2010 7:52:17 AM
Subject: Re: [SKIVT-L] Best Ski Weather Flash Report note rain Sunday night Monday

I just want to know how we deal with the issue of now having 4 Rogers on the list.  Every time I see Roger in this discussion, I keep wondering what it is that I tried to sell, other than a little hyberbolic rambling.

On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 10:54 PM, Patrick Haskell <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

A snow report exists to sell a product. It has little utility to those who don't purchase a lift ticket from the mountain issuing the report.

 

Roger's forecasts provide value in and of themselves to a group of people with no expection of a sale.  I can think of maybe one non-lurker who might have reason to become a client.  The fact that the forecast is professionally produced is of little relevance.  It is far more a contribution to the list than the list is a commercial opportunity to Roger.

 

- Patrick

 

 


From: Matthew Kulas <[log in to unmask]>
To: [log in to unmask]
Sent: Wed, January 20, 2010 10:42:23 PM
Subject: Re: [SKIVT-L] Best Ski Weather Flash Report note rain Sunday night Monday


Or, perhaps I was just responding to Just.in honestly.

Roger Hill is sending a commercial product to the List, with essentially an advertisment for his company in the subject line.  *To me* it feels like he's using the List for his company's benefit.

I've been busy of late, so perhaps I've missed something, but I haven't noticed one personal post from Roger H. contributing to the List's dialogue.

How would you all feel if say Stratton and Jay Peak started sending their marketing departments' snow reports, sans links. Is that any different?

--Matt K.
P.s. Marc, have you ever considered joining kciDUT-L?



On Jan 20, 2010, at 7:37 PM, Marc Chrusch <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> At 02:38 PM 1/20/2010, Brad McCusker wrote:
>
>> ---- Matthew Kulas  wrote:
>> > It sure feels like spam to me, but I was hoping that someone else
>> > would have the courage to speak up.
>>
>> What part is spam?  Unless my e-mail client is filtering stuff out, I couldn't even find a link to something, let alone find anything that says "buy this" or "spend money", or any of the usual spam type annoyances.
>
> Apparently TEO has appointed himself list nanny.
>
> -marc
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