Wow. Mea culpa! I certainly didn't set out to insult you or your forum. We decided after many conversations with others in our community to take another stab at a bulletin board that would send current happenings via email to those who wish to receive them. I have been a member for many years (not months) and find this forum great for reading long discussions on complicated topics, i.e. immigration and visa paperwork, etc. Those were the discussions to which I was referring.
We were not involved in the behind the scenes of the previous Alamos Notes yahoo group as we were unable to even find out who the "moderator" was. It is our hope that we won't experience similar issues, but if we do we do. Obviously, I hit a nerve with the owner of this site for which I am sorry. It was not my intention to break your rules or cause you such anguish.
I stand corrected you have been a member for 8 years and never once posted until you decided to proselyte the membership on this forum to a twice failed Yahoo Groups bulletin board model. See my original post. We don't have a lot of rules and you just experienced the fact we don't approve/censor our members posts.
Most of the folks here have been beaten up over the first two Yahoo Group failures and this forum won't be used as a vehicle to support another round. No need to apologize you just "stepped in it" further aggravated by someone publishing email addresses in response to your post. While I don't wish it you are in for a potentially bumpy ride.
I learned a long time ago that "no good deed goes unpunished" and "the amount of problems one encounters on a given enterprise is in inverse proportion to the amount of money you make". Sadly free and good can be strong magnets for grief.Good Luck with your endeavor