How do I post to the group?
Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
(All posts are public: On YahooGroups, Facebook,
and Twitter and emailed to all members.)
How do I turn it off?
If you receive too much email from the
YahooGroup discussion list... Don't
unsubscribe! You can easily change to
form (one big email per day). Go to http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SouthernHumorists
--- or contact the moderators and we
will be glad to change it for you.
How do I contact the
webmaster or moderators?
Use our online email addresses
from the YahooGroups discussion list or write SouthernHumoristsemail@example.com
We no longer have an online contact form due to
I get an article posted on the Website?
All members are encouraged to
contribute articles to the website as a sample
of their work. You can also have a picture and a
short bio. Send columns to the webmaster with
express permission to republish. Only articles
by members are published on the website.
Is it okay to promote my
You can promote your books, appearances,
contests, blog, website, newsletter, articles or
whatever you have going that is related to
writing humor either on the discussion list, or
on the page with your column on it.
My email is not posting!!!
Did you block me?
If you have Technical
Difficulties or any questions, feel free to
email the moderators. They probably won't know
how to help you, but it makes them feel
is what is expected of our members (and those of
most successful newsgroups) - just so you
1. RESPECT the purpose of the group. The
focus is on Southern humor and specifically
Southern humor writing. We donít mind if you
havenít been published yet. We do mind if you
want to talk about everything BUT the stated
2. RESPECT your fellow members.
Moderators will not tolerate anything but the
utmost respect for your peers. Whether you are
new to humor writing or a seasoned veteran ---
your fellow members deserve your respect.
3. RESPECT your fellow memberís time.
Not everyone sits at home (or at work) with
nothing to do but read countless posts about
nothing. Keep your posts on point and as concise
as possible. We donít mind hearing from you
every day, but not all day. Please no spam,
internet jokes, or ďcross postsĒ (treating
every group you belong to as one big group.)
Violators subject to moderation without further
4. RESPECT Copyright Laws. Do not post
entire works of another without their
permission. Plagiarism (claiming anotherís
work as your own) will not be tolerated --
period. If you do not understand copyright law,
ask before posting. There are people here who
will be glad to help.
5. RESPECT the groupís PG rating.
Profanity has it's place - mostly in other
discussions. Excessive vulgarity falls in this
same category. Please don't embarrass us and we
wonít embarrass you.
6. RESPECT the opinion of those who have
paved the way before you. There WILL be
occasional constructive criticism of posted
material. Do NOT take it personally. Learn from
it and grow as a writer.
7. RESPECT yourself. Feel free to
promote the heck out of your books, personal
appearances, columns and other publications. We
really do want to know about them and publicity
is part of the purpose of the group..
8. RESPECT the length of the post. Please
trim posts and do not re-post the entire message
you are replying to. especially if you are on
9. RESPECT Privacy. What is said
in a private email should stay private. Do not
include a private email response when posting to
the group. All group email to this group is now
10. RESPECT the forum. Discussion
groups only work when members participate. We
value members. We treasure active members. A
good way to begin is by introducing yourself or
posting some of your writing.
Your Moderators are ~
Angela, Sheila, Ben, Leeuna, Mark
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