Franz G Co (darkholy@saintly.com)
Tue, 27 Feb 2001 08:28:07 -0500 (EST)


This is definitely a good idea Doc, encouraging her to go on deapite all
thats happened. Maybe some of us GML memebrs who have seen her site could
send in some words of encouragement to her.

As i said, the Shinigami Project was a damn good site and Im deeply saddened
to see it go.

------Original Message------
From: "Dr. Core" <core@pojo.com>
To: gundam@aeug.org
Sent: February 26, 2001 10:44:19 PM GMT
Subject: Re: [gundam] [RANT] Shinigami.org, and Gundam fandom

Andrew Dynon wrote:
> I just discovered that www.shinigami.org has shut down. This was probably
> THE best Gundam Wing site on the web, and it truly a sad event. ...
sheesh). ...
>
>I am also saddened and angered by this. But a questions to >everyone in
>general and Kumiko in particular:

>Is MinkChat worth sweating over?

>How many members does it have? Does it have a lot of bigshot >members
>(such as people working in the industry, major webmasters, >famous fan fic
>authors)?

>I agree with Andrew that Shinigami is one of the best Wing >sites
(definitely
>most original), but I've never heard of MinkChat until reading >your Last
>Words. It seems to me that MinkChat is just a minor also-run >amongst
>hundreds of Wing-related chatrooms, mailing lists, egroups, IRC >channels
>and whoknowhats. If you had not joined MinkChat before and have
>discovered that MinkChat is run by a bunch of petty amateurs, >well why get
>so upset over getting kicked out?

>I could be wrong, but from reading your "Last Words" it seems >that the
>bastards hadn't won at all until you defeated yourself. Get up >on your
>feet and carry on your way! I am convinced that Shinigami has >and will
>outdraw and outlast MinkChat. If I and Newtype Asylum can help >in any
>way, all you have to do is but ask.

>To be honest, I am a little jealous of you, I keep (secretly) >hoping that
>someone will plagiarize Newtype Asylum. But it seems nothing >(except
>for one little background image) on NA is good enough to be >plagiarized.
>:-)

>I really hope that you will reverse your decision to close >Shinigami, it's
>a disservice to many Wing fans and above all it's a disservice >to
yourself.

>PS: someone please forward this email vebatim to the admin(s) on
>MinkChat, I am too tired/lazy to figure out their emails. If >somehow this
>infuriates the Gods at MinkChat, who cares?

>Dr. Core
>Brain Surgeon/Rocket Scientist
>Newtype Asylum
>http://side7.gundam.com/newtype_asylum/

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