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Hello and a Pappy Welcome to fun, informative, non flaming, breeder based
Our personal wish is that experienced Pap people receive enjoyment by
mentoring a newbie and the newbie gains knowledge that someday they can pass
onto other new Pap fanciers. Our goal it to provide a medium for a fun list
where people are not afraid to participate, learn and enjoy.
**PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE MESSAGE** This is Papillon-edu List Guidelines.
As a pre list warning posts from Pap-edu do bounce occasionally. If you feel
you are missing out on part of a thread or your post did not make it to the
list please check the list archives. Bouncing posts are usually caused by to
much mail in the subscribers in box or the subscriber being over their email
If you have any software or setting in place to stop or prevent e-mails, such
as spam stopping e-mail programs, you will need to enable your system to
accept e-mail from email@example.com and showpaps.com. AOL
subscribers need to put firstname.lastname@example.org into their address book.
Many People call this list the "Breeders List". Pap-edu, welcomes experienced
breed fanciers as well as the novice conformation exhibitor wanting to learn
showing and breeding Papillons. To become subscribed to Pap-edu new members
must have a sponsor already subscribed to Pap-edu for a period of 90 days.
Members must own a show prospect or a show quality Papillon to be a member of
this list. Papillon-edu is here to provide a positive constructive breed forum
that promises to moderate the negative influences that can happen on an email
What is Papillon-edu? It is a Private email list for the Papillon fancier who
is interested in discussing educational topics such as; Health, Genetics
Structure, Type, Temperament, Movement, Breeding, Whelping, Raising puppies,
Handling, and Conformation. This list will not treat any Papillon questions as
a dumb question. Sometimes, some subjects can be really really informative,
and pack full of knowledge. During those periods the list can be high volume
Papillon-edu list topics:
a. Topics on breed education is mandatory to the list.
There are other lists for topics that serve as a better forum for discussing;
Papillon Club information, rescue, companion pet ownership chat, pappy pet
gatherings and animal rights.
b. Post contents will be primarily about Papillons and Phalenes, unless the
breed of dog discussed has significant educational value linking it to
Papillons and Phalenes.
c. Brags, Wins, New Champions, Litter Announcements and Memorial posts about
Papillons are allowed as long as they do not become excessive. Please hold
brags until the designated brag days of Sunday and Monday. Brag replies are
not necessary for each brag. Note: Majority of the current Papillon-edu
listers agree. They would prefer to keep brag replies at a minimum. Sending a
brag reply by private email would be very much appreciated.
d. Posts to Papillon-edu which might be interrupted as kennel a advertisements
will not be allowed without permission of the list owner.
e. Mentioning of items or products sold by members or non members for
Papillons ARE allowed when it applies to a list subject. The list will not be
used as a tool to push items that are for sale, auction or raffle, by either
members, non members, or clubs.
f. Attachments are allowed. We welcome pictures on the list that are part of
the list thread.
Brag, Pictures, and occasional bitches =) are on SUNDAY and MONDAY. If you
have pictures of new litters, new dogs, or a terrific brag about a show win
please hold them until brag and picture day. Special Event and Best in Show
brags are allowed as needed. Try to make replies to Brags and Pictures as a
g. If you want to post an announcement or discuss a issue that is against list
rules contact a moderator for permission to post that topic to the list.
Membership will be composed of Friendly information sharing question asking
Papillon Owners, Breeders, and Exhibitors. To keep the list a small personal
forum membership we have limited the amount of people that can be subscribed
to the list.
List Posting and Participation rules:
a. Please conduct yourself in a productive educational manner.
b. Suggestions for special breed topics or critiques is encouraged.
c. Polite disagreements are allowed. Then we will agree to disagree and go on.
d. No personal vendetta's or slander of kennel lines or dogs. No alluding to
or pointing fingers at other members in a slanderous manner. No hypothetical
questions or discussion of ethics whether it is in competition, dog care &
grooming, breeders, or breeding ethics, we are not hear to discuss and act as
judge and jury to other competitors or dog fanciers.
e. Information will be to the best of the listers knowledge, truthful &
f. Papillon Genetic or any health disclosure is allowed by the dogs owner,
co-owner or duly authorized representative Disclosure are to be sent to the
list owner and acknowledged by email reply from the list owner before being
sent to Papillon-edu. Papillon-edu accepts no liability for the content of
Genetic or Health, Disclosure emails, or for the consequences of any actions
taken on the basis of the information provided. Recipients disclosing,
copying, distributing or taking any action in reliance on Genetic or Health,
Disclosure contents is strictly prohibited.
g. Posts in the nature of "slamming" list members will NOT be tolerated and
will result in removal from the list. No heckling, trolling or stirring of
emotions for the sake of argument or grammar & spelling corrections will be
allowed on the list.
h. Politics and religion dog related or personal as topics or subject lines
are considered not appropriate for the list.
1. This is not a dog club list. Please try to keep discussion related to
Papillon or dog club changes or elections or club problems off list.
i. Active members wanted and encouraged!!!
For the Papillon-edu list to be viable and wonderful resource. The listers
should give back some of what they receive. We all need to share our talents,
our gifts that we brought to this world. When we give freely of our gifts, we
feel wonderful, we feel on purpose, and we are assured of receiving.
New Listers may want to sit back and read for a couple of weeks to get
familiar with the other listers and the list flow.
j.All email sent to Papillon-edu should be signed by the listers name. Kennel
name if you have one. A website URL and Area of Residence is suggested.
k. Off topic posts should state OT in the subject line. (keep OT's to a
l. Replies made to Papillon-edu list email will go directly to the list, not
privately to the person who wrote the original post.
m. Forwarding, cross posting or cross topics of list mail to non subscribers
or other email list(s) is prohibited without the express written consent of
Papillon-edu owners and original author of the post.
n. Cross posting; CROSS POSTING a NO NO! A post sent exactly the same to
several Papillon lists. No matter if it is CC or BCC folks it is all the same
... it is Cross posting! Could you try really hard to not do that?
Cross topics: Please help keep Papillon-edu discussion unique to Papillons. We
hope you won't start the same topic on other email group lists. Crossing
topics gets confusing.... Not everyone is or wants to be subscribed to several
Papillon email lists. There are many Pap-edu subscribers whom are only
subscribed to Pap-edu.
o. ALL messages sent through Papillon-edu are Copyright by the original
poster. Opinions, text and attachments, on this list, are strictly those of
the original poster & do not necessarily represent the opinions of other list
members, the list owners, moderators, or their representatives.
p. Permission must be obtained from the original author for the reuse of any
and all text (whole or in part).
q. By subscribing to Papillon-edu you agree that the List owners and
moderators will not be held personally or financially responsible for any list
mail or it's contents and you agree to abide by the Papillon-edu list rules.
Please Note: It is the ultimate decision of the list owner if they choose to
subscribe or re-subscribe a person after they have or have been unsubscribed
for any reason.
We encourage you to help make this list a great one! Ask questions and share
your Pap knowledge....OFTEN!
Danny & Ruth Ann Ford - List Owner
Gina Gilmore - Moderator
Deb Cawley - Moderator
*The list owners and moderators reserve the right to amend the Papillon-edu
list guidelines as needed.
Last Update; 06/09/10