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What are all of the balloon mailing lists and what are they all about? Article rated 4.0/5.0
These unmoderated mailing lists have been established to bring balloon entertainers and decorators together for the discussion of balloon entertaining and decorating, or anything else related to toy a...
OK, I'm convinced I want to join the lists. Article rated 3.9/5.0
How can I get on? What do I need to learn first? Is there a fee to subscribe? First decide which list(s) you want to be on. That's entirely up to you. There's no qualifying exam or application proc...
How do I post a message so it's seen by everyone? Article rated 3.0/5.0
You can post messages either via email or the web interface. In order to send email to the discussion lists, you need to be a subscriber of the lists or a paying BHQ member. In order to use the web in...
Why do I have to be subscribed to the list for 4 days before I can post? Article rated 3.0/5.0
While we feel that everyone has a voice worth hearing and we do want everyone to contribute to discussions, it is not unusual for new subscribers to jump into discussions without being aware of common...
I no longer wish to be on the mailing list that I've signed up for. what should I do? Article rated 3.0/5.0
Let's start by telling you what not to do. Do not send mail to the mailing list address asking hundreds of people to unsubscribe you. Most of the people that read that mail can't help you. Those that ...
There's too much mail. How can I switch to the digest form of the list? Article rated 3.0/5.0
(This question only applies to the balloon and balloon deco lists.) If you receive the non-digest form of the list and you find that messages from this list are filling your mailbox and becoming a di...
How can I change my e-mail address on the lists? Article rated 3.0/5.0
Unsubscribe from the list using your old address. Then resubscribe to the list from your new address.
I've heard that all of the balloon information I ever wanted can be found on the web. Where is it? Article rated 3.0/5.0 The Guide to Balloons and Ballooning is the most comprehensive collection of balloon information around. Of course, to be useful, you have to use it. When possible, ch...
What should be posted to the mailing lists? Article rated 3.0/5.0
Before answering that question, we would like to make it clear that these mailing lists are not moderated or in any way censored. Aside from the fact that we want these lists to become a powerful clea...
I read that I can be removed from a mailing list if I don't follow the rules. Do people really get removed from the list, and under what circumstances? Article rated 3.0/5.0
It is VERY unusual for someone to be removed from one of these lists by the mailing list administrator, but under certain circumstances it can happen. A person will never be removed without first bein...
I was on the mailing list, but I haven't received anything in a long time. Article rated 3.0/5.0
What happened? Have I missed anything?Every so often mail delivery problems occur. This is sometimes the result of a network problem. Other times your service provider may refuse to deliver mail to yo...
What can I do if I have a problem with the mailing list or web pages? Article rated 3.0/5.0
How to get help with a question/problem related to the list: Note: Visit the Contact Information page which contains a web interface that will allow you to submit problems. Send your question vi...
How can I locate other balloon folks in my area or in areas that I visit? Article rated 3.0/5.0
There is a directory on the Balloon HQ web site. This directory is intended for professional and amateur balloon workers and suppliers. There is no cost to be listed in or to use the directory. 
Is this list affiliated with any balloon manufacturers or other balloon-related organizations? Article rated 3.0/5.0
Balloon HQ is run by people who simply love balloons. Unfortunately, a love of balloons does not pay the expenses associated with providing free mailing list and web page services. To meet these expen...
Who's responsible for maintaining this stuff? Article rated 3.0/5.0
The Balloon HQ web site and associated mailing lists are owned and operated by Balloon HQ, LLC. Balloon HQ, LLC was created for the sole purpose of providing online resources for the balloon industry....
How can I support Balloon HQ? Article rated 3.0/5.0
Balloon HQ depends on its members and sponsors to keep it running. Membership is $40/year. Read about membership at to find out how you can benefit by being a member a...
Who owns the content of the BHQ site and mailing lists? Article rated 3.0/5.0
The site as a whole is copyright Balloon HQ, LLC. All material found within the Balloon HQ web site contains an implicit copyright from the original creator unless that party has explicitly stated tha...
I have not received my password reset email Article rated 3.8/5.0
The BHQ server has been seeing a lot of bounces from users with AOL. Please check your spam filters and also check with your service provider to ensure BHQ email is getting through to your account.
For general issues when in doubt logout. Article rated 4.3/5.0
In almost all cases, you can reset things manually if this happens by visiting:  

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