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Subject: Re: Moderator questions

Author: Dann Corbit

Date: 18:40:40 12/18/98

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On December 18, 1998 at 20:42:01, SEAN EVANS wrote:

>On December 18, 1998 at 18:09:56, Dann Corbit wrote:
>>I think Don was trying to make a point which you missed entirely.  If Adolf
>>Hitler were still alive and asked to join the group, I think the operators >>would have to think long and hard before letting a person of that nature in.  >>Even before he ever made a *single* post, he would be prejudged because of what
>>others already knew about him.  I am not saying that you are like Adolf Hitler,
>>far from it.  That is just an illustration.  But the point is a dog that has
>>once bitten, even in a different neighborhood, will be viewed with great
>>suspicion, in much the same way that "even an ass" is half an anagram.
>>"seen as van" being the obvious other half.
>So you have just compared a CCC member to Adolf Hitler and called him an Ass,
You made both of those inferences, even though I clearly stated otherwise.  If
this post had followed a message by Dr. Hyatt or Amir Ban or Don Daily or
Prakash Das or Kai Skibbe or Didzis Cirulis or Komputer Korner or Harald Faber
or Will Singleton would you have jumped to the same conclusion?  Why or why not?

>I guarantee their will be a War in the Computer Chess Community if *you* get
Hopefully, I won't get elected and we won't even have to worry about it.

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