Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2009/10/07

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Subject: [Leica] Dubious new record
From: stasys1 at (Stasys Petravicius)
Date: Wed, 7 Oct 2009 07:36:06 -0700
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Brian- Thanks for the update. There are all kinds on this planet. Stasys
On Oct 4, 2009, at 1:59 PM, Brian Reid wrote:

> Today a LUG record was broken.
> Every day about 20 people join the LUG and about 19 or 20 people leave 
> the LUG. The total membership is rather stable at about 1100 (up from 
> 1000 after the introduction of the M8).
> A typical new subscriber will sign on, listen for a while, decide that 
> the LUG is not to his or her liking, and leave quietly. Every now and 
> then one of them will tell me why they are leaving. Every now and 
> then, somebody decides to stay. Every now and then, one of the people 
> who decides to stay gathers the courage to say something.
> Today a new subscriber lasted 6 minutes. He subscribed. There was a 
> burst of off-topic drivel. He unsubscribed 6 minutes later. New 
> record.
> Just wanted you to know.
> Brian Reid
> LUG Saloon Keeper
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