In a message dated 2/5/2003 6:27:14 AM Eastern Standard Time, [log in to unmask] writes:

Some people mostly post to the list to churn out garbage about the merits of different nationalities, or the weather in Florida. What are THEY doing on this list? 

Maybe they are on the List because they like Eliot and also like the tropics.  Granted, reporting the Florida weather would certainly have interested Stevens, but not Eliot.