[Coco] [Color Computer] Destruction of Yahoo Groups

Stan Blazejewski stanblaz at optusnet.com.au
Thu Dec 12 07:12:50 EST 2019

Don't be surprised if you have to wait a while ... I requested a
download of another group I manage & it took about 2 weeks for Yahoo
to compile & zip all the files & notify me of the available download.
By this time I had already given up on collecting all the stuff
manually & figured it was basically lost.

On Wed, 11 Dec 2019 13:11:34 -0800, you wrote:

>As you may know, Yahoo is determined to destroy Yahoo groups.
>I'm trying to save everything and move it to another provider, however
>Yahoo's ridiculous timelines are causing repeated outages of the site.
>I have no idea what the outcome will be. Worst case, I may wind up starting
>something on Reddit or the like. It seems they want to live up to the name!
>*If someone calls you a yahoo, it's definitely an insult. Yahoos are
>thought to have very little education and culture. People think of yahoos
>as folks who were raised in a barn — maybe literally. A yahoo can also be
>called a bumpkin, hayseed, hick, rube, yokel, or hillbilly. *
>It seems they want to live up to the name! There are ways to save your own
>posts and files, but they seem to be very limited.

Australia isn't "down under", it's "off to one side"!

http://www.cobracat.com (home of the Australian Cobra Catamaran)
http://parkdalesailing.org.au/ (where most of them sail)
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cobra-cat/ (where we talk about them)
http://catsailor.net (where we talk even more)

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