[Rovernet] Rovernet on Facebook?
scott at scottsoldautorubber.com.au
Mon Dec 28 03:14:55 EST 2015
I agree, always room for something to help people.
> I see Facebook as a adjunct to Rovernet, not a replacement.
> There should be plenty of room for both ..
> South Oz
> On 12/28/2015 5:29 PM, Bosse Arnholm via Rovernet wrote:
> > Well,
> > I am a retired oldie too, 67, and you will never convince to join the
> > multibillion US company Facebook.
> > I started th Rover Club of Sweden homepage many years ago, as well as
> > some other web-sites.
> > But before retiring I handed over all those sites to other people to be
> > able to enjoy my freedom, which has made me able to make long, long
> > timeconsuming trips in our boat as well as in our Rover cars.
> > So what is Rovernet about?
> > As I see it it's a meetingplace for Rover-friends. A place where you get
> > help with everything about Rovers. Or send a message to tell everyone
> > how you have solved some problem with your cars.
> > What can be more easy and faster than that?
> > Sorry, You will not see me on Facebook.
> > Regards
> > BosseA
> > ----------------------------------
> > Bosse Arnholm, SÃ¶dermalmsgatan 13, 431 69 MÃ¶lndal
> > http://bosse.arnholm.se, http://kanaler.arnholm.nu, http://bcw.arnholm.nu
> > 2015-12-27 18:00 skrev rovernet-request at rovernet.org:
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> >> Date: Sun, 27 Dec 2015 07:32:56 +1030
> >> From: David Read <defender110 at ozemail.com.au>
> >> To: Rovernet <rovernet at rovernet.org>
> >> Subject: Re: [Rovernet] Facebook for Rovernet
> >> Message-ID: <567F0080.9060404 at ozemail.com.au>
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> >> Facebook can do as much or as little as you want it to.
> >> You just need to take the time to set the page up properly in the first
> >> place!
> >> This is the biggest sticking point ... it is too open/easy to set up to
> >> cater for the dweebs that want it to run "out of the box" and don't want
> >> to/cant be bothered to, tinker to improve security or limit access.
> >> Us "oldies" (I am 67) are often too set in our ways to embrace this "new
> >> fangled stuff" :-)
> >> I co-administer a closed Land Rover Club Facebook group exclusively for
> >> club members.
> >> No noise, no chatter (apart from Land Rovers) no spam, just good info,
> >> PLENTY OF PICS (which Rovernet does not natively support) and relevant
> >> discussion of events, projects etc.
> >> YMMV
> >> Cheers
> >> Dave
> >> ------------------------------
> >> Message: 3
> >> Date: Sat, 26 Dec 2015 22:58:01 +0000
> >> From: Dennis Gallacher <dennis at allk9.com.au>
> >> To: Rovernet <rovernet at rovernet.org>
> >> Subject: [Rovernet] Facebook for Rovernet
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> >> <1AEF75B838552F48AAADDBD3C34C127EBF754C6E at ADOPTK9DC1.adoptsec.local>
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> >> Im with you on this one Dave.
> >> For many years I ran the Rover Australia Yahoo email group which I
> >> started as a way of bringing those into Rovers a bit closer together
> >> and to help those restoring Rovers to find parts or at least find
> >> where to buy parts at a reasonable price..
> >> It's the point of bringing like minded together that I now use
> >> Facebook for as ever since I've been on it I found many of my old
> >> British Army mates who I haven't spoken to in over 30 odd years..The
> >> RSR is on it aswell as many sites catering for us Rover guys.
> >> No one seems to send in email much these days so like many old ways
> >> of doing things I guess email groups will be a thing of the past..
> >> In short as Dave said..Facebook is as good or as bad as you make it
> >> and so like it or not is the future
> >> Den..
> >> BTW My dear ol Mum- god bless her- had a Facebook page set it up when
> >> she was 77 my 84 year old uncle is on it....You are as Old as you want
> >> to be..
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