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    1. [MSSMITH] Re: Update
    2. SUSAN
    3. The Kemper County list is moving to Google Groups. I like this idea much better than Facebook. I personally use FB and belong to genealogy groups on it, but it doesn’t lend itself well to the types of Q&A that the mailing lists have provided. Google Groups has a search function that seems to work quite well. Susan Marston ------ Original Message ------ From: Susan Penn Groover To: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected] Sent: January 9, 2020 at 8:48 PM Subject: [MSSMITH] Update *** Smith County Mississippi [MSSMITH] Mailing List *** Hi everyone! This has been heavy on my heart since Ancestry / Roots Web announcement. I have been admin / moderator for various mailing lists for 25+ years (some lists that predate Roots Web). The options for change do not fit my personal criteria. This is, also, not happening at a time I am able to give personal time for this change. Plus, I think Ancestry is not given an adequate “heads up” for this change. (I personally admin 200+ lists) So I have made the decision to become a subscriber as opposed to an administrator. I will remain admin to the mailing lists I currently admin till Roots Web makes the changes they propose on March 2^nd . I am leaving the decision for change to the list members. I am still gathering options. I will post suggestions in the next few days. The major option I am hearing is Facebook. I suppose this could work. But Facebook, in my humble opinion, would be turning a mailing list into a message board. And various mailing list members have stated they would not Facebook. Personally, I am in this bucket. I have personal issues with Facebook. Open discussion on the list. Voice your opinion. Enough for now. Will post more on other options in the future. Susan Penn Groover, List Administrator -- --- Genealogy: Where you confuse the dead and irritate the living. _______________________________________________ Smith County Mississippi [MSSMITH] LINKS: [WIKI] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smith_County,_Mississippi [FamilySearch.org Research WIKI] https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Smith_County,_Mississippi_Genealogy [MSGenWeb] http://www.msgw.org/smith/ [RW Message Board] https://www.ancestry.com/boards/localities.northam.usa.states.mississippi.counties.smith/mb.ashx _______________________________________________ Email preferences: http://bit.ly/rootswebpref Unsubscribe https://lists.rootsweb.com/postorius/lists/[email protected] Privacy Statement: https://ancstry.me/2JWBOdY Terms and Conditions: https://ancstry.me/2HDBym9 Rootsweb Blog: http://rootsweb.blog RootsWeb is funded and supported by Ancestry.com and our loyal RootsWeb community

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