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Countdown: 2 Days to go -Yahoo Ranchos Closing 31 March 2006

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By makas_nc - Posted on 30 March 2006

Stay with me as these announcements will finish in two more days. Wasn't
there some politician that had a policy about "No One Being Left
Behind!" Well I just hope that the carnage (lost members) will not be as
high as I expect it to be from the transition. It seems as if my "Ax"
sessions don't nearly take as big of cuts as the "transition" is going
to take. Well let's hope I'm wrong and that suddenly some will wake up
and smell the roses.

As of 31 March 2006 the Yahoo group: Ranchos will be discontinued with
regards to its email distribution function.

if you go to the Yahoo Group - Ranchos webpage:
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ranchos/ you will see this message left
behind:

We are closed to new membership "HERE" as of 03-31-2006
The group has moved to: http://NuestrosRanchos.com

Somos cerrados a la asociación nueva "AQUI" desde el dia 03-31-2006
El grupo se movio a: http://NuestrosRanchos.com

if you need help getting yourself moved over send a message to
moderator@NuestrosRanchos.com either Rosalinda, Arturo or I will be glad
to help you get accustomed to some of the features the new website has
to offer.

if you want to take a stab at it yourself:

http://www.nuestrosranchos.com/node/13819

Please DO NOT create a new account. Your account is already set up with
your YahooGroups userid but you will have to request a new password in
order to log in. The new password will be sent to the email registerd on
your YahooGroups account and once you receive your password you can log
and change it to whatever they like. In order to do this:

1. From the main page, click on "Request New Password" just below
the login area.
2. Enter your YahooGroups username or the email address registered on
YahooGroups ranchos.
3. Click on e-mail new password.
4. You will receive an email with your new password.
5. Log on with your YahooGroups username and the password received in
the email.
6. Click on "My account" (Second or third sidebar menu item)
7. Click on the "Edit" tab and enter new password (in both fields
provided) and click submit.
8. Review other information in the Account Settings category. Change
your language, time zone, etc. as necessary. Please do NOT change
your email address. During the transition, the email addresses
registered on this site and on YahooGroups must match or messages
will be rejected by one site or another. This restriction will be
lifted once the transition is complete.
9. Review the information in the Personal Information category. Enter
your name, location and geographic areas and surnames of research.
10. Review the Mailing Lists settings, and subscribe to the mailing
lists per the instructions below. This is very important. If you
do not sign up for the mailing lists, any messages that you post
will not get distributed to the group!

Instructions for signing up for the mailing lists is as follows:

1. Click on the mailing lists menu option on the right hand menu or
click on the mailing lists menu item when editing your account in
step 8 above.
2. Click on the type of subscription you would like for each of the
three mailing lists. You must initially subscribe to receiving all
email or daily digests. Once you have gone confirmed your
subscription (next step) you can change back your settings to "No
Email" which allows you to send messages to the list but not
receive any messages from the list, i.e. you will be able to read
messages only by going onto the website.
3. You will receive a message asking for confirmation of your email
address for each of the mailing lists to which you subscribe. If
you sign up for all three, you will receive three separate
messages. Simply reply to each message to confirm your subscription.
4. Once you have registered for a list, the messages that you post
will get distributed to the group. You can post in any of the
three Forums or via email to any one of the three lists and the
messages will automatically get posted to the website and get
distributed to those signed up for the new Nuestros Ranchos list
as well as the old YahooGroups list. The posting addresses are
general@nuestrosranchos.com, research@nuestrosranchos.com, or
announce@nuestrosranchos.com

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