firstname.lastname@example.org (Jamie Andrews) (11/07/88)
Recently some people have been voicing some concern about the heavy volume of postings in soc.culture.celtic concerning politics, particularly the situation in Northern Ireland. As Usenet is an anarchistic bulletin board system, the standard procedure in cases like this is to have a vote. There can be no enforcement of the results of such a vote, but posters are encouraged to follow the wishes of the net for the good of the community. I therefore propose that we have a vote on the following statement. "Posters to soc.culture.celtic should avoid discussing the present political situation in Northern Ireland, due to the high volume of irresolvable debate it generates." I will collect votes on this coming from the UK and Europe (YES if you think people should avoid these issues, NO if you think they shouldn't). My address is: email@example.com People who want to volunteer to collect votes from North America, please email me and I will post an address. I hope that my non-involvement in the debate for so long will convince people that I am capable of doing all this neutrally. Please, folks, no discussion about this posting or the wording of the statement, just vote. --Jamie Andrews. firstname.lastname@example.org "Where on your palm is my little line"