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Re: [Aroid-l] FW: Anthurium Request

It is most apparent from that, that people can't or don't read the explanations. I would simply put a few links under your "Looking for seeds" page to places that sell plants or seeds and thereby direct the traffic away from your inbox.

You do have the disclaimer, so you are not obliged to reply. However, you can always add an autoresponder with your disclaimer and only reply to the relevant emails. That counts.

I like to use CGI forms on contact pages which can also help you screen emails and keep your email address discreet. In combination with an FAQ (linked on the contact page), we respond only to relevant requests (and only have time for that!). Just some ideas to hopefully save you a little time.

Tom V.

I'm certain any collector/grower who has any presence on the internet is being beseiged by such requests.  I receive an average of two to five daily.  My website clearly states I don't offer plants or seeds for sale, but these folks in Indonesia appear to be obesessed with "bugging" everyone in the US for Anthurium plants and seeds. 
I've posted multiple notices clearly stating I don't offer either, cannot ship to Asia, explained why seeds are not readily avalable for $1 per 1000 seeds, and other "kind" explanations.  But the seige continues.  What to do?  I don't know!  I'd love to simply ignore them, but they refuse to stop.
Personally, I just wish it would stop!
Steve Lucas
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Friday, August 17, 2007 6:25 AM
Subject: [Aroid-l] FW: Anthurium Request

Is anyone interested? Don’t know quite why it came to me, or if it is even appropriate for aroid-l. Please disregard if not.  Derek


-----Original Message-----
From: Vicosell Ahmad [mailto:kcjvico@yahoo.co.id]
Wednesday, August 15, 2007 2:18 PM
To: derek@horticulturist.com
Subject: Anthurium Request


Hi, Greetings from Indonesia


We are Plantation & Nursery in Indonesia, Having looked Pictures gallery in Aroid Website, we  are interested in :


1. Anthurium Hookeri Kunth

2. Anthurium Bonplandii G.S. Bunting subsp. guayanum (G.S. Bunting) Croat

3. Anthurium superbum Madison

4. Anthurium jenmanii Engl.

5. Anthurium upalaense Croat & R. Baker

6. Anthurium affine Schott

7. Anthurium acaule (Jacq.) Schott


As shown in you pictures gallery.

All of these plants are in you place or can you inform your address ?

Are they possible to be purchased ? or maybe just the seeds ?


Waiting for your prompt answer.



Karim Ahm

Tiara Nursery

Cell : 08174898604

Jakarta - Indonesia


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