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Subject: Re: Regarding Opera-L
From: Maria Louise Augusta Helleberg <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Maria Louise Augusta Helleberg <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:43:23 +0100
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I agree completely!!!!
Maria (who also lives across the tond...)


2017-03-23 23:13 GMT+01:00 Don <[log in to unmask]>:

> I agree completely
>
> On Thu, Mar 23, 2017 at 2:57 PM, Paul Ferraro <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
> > ECCELLENTE!
> >
> > At least the tendency to level charges of "Nazi" appears to have abated!
> >
> > DonP.
> >
> > -----Original Message----- From: Michael McPherson
> > Sent: Thursday, March 23, 2017 4:43 PM
> > To: [log in to unmask]
> > Subject: Re: Regarding Opera-L
> >
> >
> > Steve,
> >
> > Excellent email — and certainly appropriate. Thank you.
> >
> > Michael
> >
> > On Mar 23, 2017, at 4:28 PM, Steve B. <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> >>
> >> I live across the pond. I occasionally contribute if I have something
> >> useful to say and I enjoy reading much of what is said. I admit I baulk
> at
> >> the rather closed attitudes that appear suggesting that (for example)
> if a
> >> singer hasn’t appeared at the Met then he/she is not worthy of
> discussion.
> >> My access to Met productions is limited to audio or DVD, There are some
> >> very
> >> knowledgeable posters here who are a delight to read and who add to my
> >> knowledge. I am now 75 and my love of opera began around the age of 7
> or 8
> >> so I am not ignorant by any means.
> >>  The reason I am posting is this is because I have a problem. You are
> >> called ‘Opera-L’. Posts appear that have little or no reference to
> opera.
> >> When I mention that I am told ‘If you are not interested then you don’t
> >> have
> >> to read the post.’ That is no answer at all. With respect I have seen
> >> recently posts on Judy Garland, Chuck Berry, your presidential
> elections,
> >> in
> >> fact anything that seems to come to mind. No I don’t have to read it but
> >> this is Opera-L. If I go into a Fish restaurant and order red snapper
> and
> >> get served Beef with the comment that if I don’t like it I don’t have to
> >> eat
> >> it then I am not happy. It’s not a complete analogy of course but it
> will
> >> serve its purpose. Either it’s an opera chat site or it isn’t. I value
> it
> >> greatly as that but I am puzzled as to why there seems to be no
> moderation
> >> at work. Why is it so?
> >> Steve B. England.
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