It's a shame you requested this post not be archived; service
questions like this probably should be, as the 'screeching
model motor' problem is far from rare. I search the Google
Usenet archives all the time for questions like this. I'd
have missed a lot of information about goats and haggis
if not for the archives.
President, The Sparta Railroad
On 8 Jun 2006 08:41:45 -0700, email@example.com wrote:
It's an old habit going back years. I've reset the archive bit for
these two specific NGs now.
Not all servers respect non-archive requests and there are a growing
number of lame forums that trawl in and archive certain NG items
regardless of the non-archive option to make themselves seem more
legitimate. Though quite a few of those are technical computer based
and probably non are model rail based.
But you are right. There are some threads worth archiving for their
I think Klaus above might add the issue to his site but for a short
period a scratched up version of the story can be seen here:
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