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a few hours.
IS APPROPRIATE TO POST?"
Appropriate material includes news, sightings,
questions, answers, history, web sites, trip
reports, media reviews, re-posts, and almost
anything factual that relates to the topic of
Mexican railways, regardless of where it happens. Please respect
IS NOT APPROPRIATE TO POST?"
Inappropriate material includes non-factual
opinions, comments on Mexican or non-Mexican
politics, spam, flames, chain letters, virus
alerts, ASCII art, anything in bad taste, copyrighted material, and
general or railfan material unrelated to the
topic of Mexican railways. Inappropriate material will not
be approved for distribution.
"MAY I POST
Only image attachments may be posted to the group.
Please do not embed images in your posts.
If the material is text, copy and paste it into
the body of your message. If it is on a web site,
post the URL.
"MAY I RE-POST
FROM OTHER GROUPS AND NEWSGROUPS?"
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of MEXLIST. Please forward the post rather than
sending it as an attachment. If necessary, copy
and paste the material into the body of a new
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MEXLIST POSTS ELSEWHERE?"
Certainly! Please be sure to include the MEXLIST
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might like to join us.
"HOW SHOULD I
REPLY TO POSTS?"
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be posted to MEXLIST, but other replies should be
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"ARE PAST POSTS
The MEXLIST Message Archive contains posts since February 26, 1999.
"WHAT IF I'VE
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Go to the Groups.io Helps and follow the directions given there.
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MESSAGES STOPPED TEMPORARILY?"
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whenever your want your messages stopped or
MEXLIST was founded and is administered by Lowell
G. McManus of Eagle Pass, Texas, USA, a
retired educator whose experience with travel,
research, and writing related to the
Mexican nation and its railways began in 1977. The Deputy
Administrator is the noted locomotive and railway
historian Michael M. Palmieri of Fort Worth,
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