Need help identifying (3 pics included)
jshand at att.net
Tue Jan 23 00:25:33 EST 2001
The plants have now been re-posted, this time to the
alt.binaries.pictures.gardens newsgroup, under the heading "Help with ID." I
appreciate your candor in this matter.
> jshand at att.net <
"Cereoid" <CEREOID at prodigy.net> wrote in message
news:94ge8i$139o$1 at newssvr05-en0.news.prodigy.com...
> Nobody said you were a spammer, kid. "I DON'T LIKE SPAM!!!" is his on-line
> name. So stop being so paranoid and whiny. Buck up and post those pix in
> alt.binaries.pictures.gardens so we can see them and ID them.
> They better not be plants you could have easily identified with a field
> "Joshua" <jshand at att.net> wrote in message
> news:FdHa6.5829$1m.319499 at bgtnsc04-news.ops.worldnet.att.net...
> > My apologies to this newsgroup. I was oblivous to the fact
> > that this was not a binary group, and made my post without
> > a second thought. I understand why you are trying to
> > conserve space, due to a limited amount of it. However,
> > I am not a spammer -- I am a student -- and I would greatly
> > appreciate it if you would not make such a quick assumption,
> > a mistake that should've prevented you from even being
> > associated *with* a university.
> > But, in any case, I do apologize for consuming your precious
> > little space -- 100KB -- for my little question. And, I do want
> > to say thank you for all your help. I cannot begin to describe
> > how helpful you've been. It makes me want to just run out and
> > support all those hard working universities out there!
> > Keep up the good work!
> > "I DON'T LIKE SPAM!!!" <spam.spam at spam.spam.com> wrote in message
> > news:pmcm6t0r9ktmmdfdpi7dbnigq2edfgfc0i at 4ax.com...
> > > On Sun, 21 Jan 2001 17:27:58 GMT, "Joshua" <jshand at att.net> wrote:
> > >
> > > >During a recent stroll along the beach, I spotted a plant that I had
> > never
> > > >seen before. Using my digital camera, I snapped 3 pictures of the
> > > >which are all attached to this post (avg. 25KB each).
> > > >
> > > >If anyone knows the common name or scientific name of this plant,
> > you
> > > >please let me know? Thank you for all your help.
> > > Please do not post binaries to non-binary newsgroups.
> > >
> > > Not everyone has a fast internet connection, or the abilitiy to screen
> > > messages without downloading them. To these people, such posts are a
> > > royal pain in the @$$!
> > >
> > > This newsgroup is part of a group of newsgroups used by universities
> > > and other organizations which limit the newsgroups they carry due to
> > > limited disk resources. To keep the widest variety of groups with the
> > > minimal amount of disk space requires that no binaries are posted to
> > > these groups. A posting such as yours is the equivalent of hundreds of
> > > normal sized non-binary posts.
> > >
> > > If you wish to have people view your pictures, either post them to a
> > > binary newsgroup [alt.binaries.pictures.flowers or the such] or place
> > > them at a web site somewhere and reference that site in your post to
> > > the appropriate non-binary site. There are web sites out there which
> > > specialize in this specific service, although I have never used such a
> > > service and can not give you a name of one offhand. But they do exist,
> > > and you should be able to locate one with minimal searching through
> > > altavista or the such.
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