Sexist Forum?

Started Nov 15, 2000 | Discussions thread
Sal Giambruno
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Re: Sexist Forum?
In reply to d sullivan, Nov 15, 2000

I would hardly consider a discussion of the operating tendencies of this NG to be a waste of bandwidth . . .

d sullivan wrote:
A topic designed to waste bandwidth on matters other than the
camera. Do you also check under your bed for lurking sexists
before going beddy bye every night?

dh

Sal Giambruno wrote:

I believe I am noticing a sexist trend in this NG. To wit, when a
female (or someone with a feminine pen) posts a message,
interesting or not, she ends up with a flood of replies, most of
which are overly elaborate. On the other hand, when a male posts,
unless the question is of great interest, it goes largely
unnoticed. Is this a "Damsel in Distress" syndrome, or are my
observations without merit?

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