On 8/16/2018 10:32 PM, graham wrote:
> On 2018-08-16 7:46 PM, Frank Berger wrote:
>> On 8/16/2018 9:20 PM, graham wrote:
>>> On 2018-08-16 5:37 PM, John Hood wrote:
>>>> I use Thunderbird for this newsgroup. Does anyone know if it has the
>>>> ability to block users? It didn't seem obvious when I tried it.
>>>> This email has been checked for viruses by Avast antivirus software.
>>> Right click on the "From" in the message header and go to "Create
>>> filter from".
>>> It's straightforward from there.
>> The problem is that others will respond to the person whose posts you
>> don't want to see, so you will see them anyway. It really doesn't
>> work, especially if the offending posts generate a lot of responses
>> such as, well, you know.
> I'm afraid there's no escaping that. I'm surprised that others here
> don't block the quotebot.
You're second sentence is inconsistent with the first. One doesn't
bother to block because "there's no escaping that." If all the most
frequent posters agreed to block him and did it together, that would
reduce the noise level. Though it must be said that some of the threads
he dredges up from the past lead to interesting discussions.\