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Wow. One silly statement from the Peanut Gallery gets backed up by 
another member of the Peanut Gallery. I guess there needs to be a lesson 
on what LOC and .GOV really means.

On 11/18/2015 9:15 PM, Dave Burnham wrote:
> Well said, Tom!
>
> db
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
>> On Nov 18, 2015, at 6:43 PM, Tom Fine <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>
>> OK, this is really damning. Thanks Steve.
>>
>> As a dues-paying ARSC member, I don't think non-members should be allowed to post on this list in the first place. And they (non-ARSC members) REALLY shouldn't be allowed to solicit business or seek enrichment from listmembers. I would make that a bootable offense if I controlled the list. Jay, create your own e-mail list of eligable buyers and advertise to them. Or, open your advertised price to all who receive your e-mails.
>>
>> -- Tom Fine
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Steve Ramm" <[log in to unmask]>
>> To: <[log in to unmask]>
>> Sent: Wednesday, November 18, 2015 6:10 PM
>> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] promotion on ARSClist.
>>
>>
>>> In a message dated 11/18/2015 8:14:26 A.M. Eastern Standard Time,
>>> [log in to unmask] writes:
>>>
>>> I have  enjoyed the postings from Music Hunter for their musical content.
>>> I
>>> know they only sell to libraries.
>>>
>>> Jim Long
>>> Baroda,  MI
>>>
>>> According to ARSC statistics only 16 of the membership are "Institutions".
>>> The rest are private collectors, sound engineers or archivists.
>>>
>>> More than 40 % or more are not connected at all with an institution. Even
>>> though you do not have to be an ARSC member to post on ARSClist. (but we
>>> hope  you are a member), it would seem to me that "restrictive" offers should
>>> not be  posted.
>>>
>>> Jim,, I'm sure that Jay would be happy to add you to his sales list if you
>>> contact him direct. And any institution who wants to should contact him
>>> direct  to.
>>>
>>> I don't know Jay's reason for not offering his prices to ARSCList members -
>>> It's not really the general public.
>>>
>>> A quick look at the 2015 ARSC Member Directory shows that neither Jay, Nor
>>> "Music Hunter" is listed as a member. Jay, why not join? And, also, why not
>>> take  an ad in the ARSC Newsletter. You'll reach the targeted audience and
>>> MANY - are  not on ARSClist
>>>
>>> Steve Ramm
>>> ARSC Treasurer
>>>
>>>
>>>