Being a Member of
Hittygirls is a Privilege, not a Right.
group is a discussion and play list for Hitty, a small wooden
travel doll. In order to understand our
play and to join in you will need to read Hitty: Her First Hundred
Rachel Field. You can borrow this book
from the library or purchase it online for a reasonable fee. Other modern books about Hitty have been
written by Ellen Weiss and Rosemary Wells.
We have three Hitty-related lists.
Hittygirls is our Mothership. Under it we have
discussing RL with other hittygirls members) and Hittygirls-WoodenWorld
playing with wooden Hittys and her like-sized wooden friends
soon!). You must be a member of
Hittygirls to join our other two lists. Please do not
pictures or messages from any of our three hittygirls lists. (Moderators only may do this at their
Members may NOT be on Special Notice only. You
may choose any of the other mail-reading
options yahoo provides. Members MUST
have at least a first name on the yahoo profile to be admitted to play. Posts may be signed with a real first
or a pseudonym, as long as we have a first name on file.
If you belong to any of other groups under
the Hittygirls umbrella, we ask that you use the same name in your
emails. Email addresses may be different
as long as
we know who is talking.
are allowed one
membership to our lists. If you get a new email address, please
remove your old membership and then ask to rejoin with your new
membership. ‘Secret’ accounts,
multi-accounting, and memberships designed to deceive members into
are someone else are considered fraud, both by Hittygirls and
Yahoogroups. Anyone found employing such
accounts will be
(and have been) banned for life from our play, and reported to
Yahoo. The single exception to this would be a pre-approved
within the group.
We have a strict policy regarding negative comments--and this applies
auctions as well as to list members. Anyone posting negative comments
placed on moderation immediately.
Any arguments formed within the confines of the Hittygirls list may not
be taken privately. This is
harassment, not only by Hittygirls rules, but by Yahoogroups rules, and
result in being banned from both venues.
If you experience private harassment you can report it to
a Mod or to
Yahoo. Mods will not get involved in any private fights,
can help you figure out how to block and/or report someone who is
Posts received within the list may not be forwarded to other lists,
forwarded to non-members, displayed on web sites/blogs, or
in any Social Media. This is a
private discussion list, and any posts within the list are made with
assumption and right of privacy. This
does not include swap messages or other activities that may require
discussions. This is a Hittygirls rule and
a Yahoogroups rule.
No flaming, no religious or political discussions, no forwards, no
no multi-list health alerts, no chain letters of ANY kind, no virus
(because most of these turn out to be hoaxes anyway) and no messages of
'please forward this to everyone you know' type.
No off-topic (non-Hitty) posts may be sent to our list. We have a
separate list for those wishing to get more involved with other
members. Please join hittygirls-real-life at yahoogroups to discuss
real life. Also, no posts with
‘off topic’ in the
subject line. If our members wish to read off topic posts, they are
members of the RL group. If you have a RL post you think
should be sent,
please send it first to a Mod, who will distribute your post if
The only exception to this rule would be the death of a Hittygirls
Member. If you would like to pass along this news, please send the
to any Moderator or your list owner, and it will be sent to the list as
No privately promoted charity events or benefits, unless approved by
Mods. Charity events will be limited
catastrophic events we wish to help, such as our Tsunami and tornado
auctions of the past. Any member may
suggest a charity event to the Mods at any time, and the Mods will make
decision to make it a list activity. Our
Hittygirls-Real-Life can be used to promote any charity events or
this is the list we set up to discuss Real Life events.
your eBay sales through posted announcements to the list is
allowed, as long as the sales are Hitty-related. However,
mind that this is primarily a discussion list, and if you post sales,
expected to create other posts also. In other words—to sell on
our list, you
must play on our list. We also have an in-list sale venue, the
Items photo album. This will be purged monthly to keep it current and
free. (You are welcome to post again at the beginning of a new month.)
On Hittygirls, we maintain monthly and special event photo albums. We
not allow personal albums on this list.
If you forget and start a personal album, we will move
your pictures to
the current month/appropriate album for you, and delete the empty album. (Hittygirls-Real-Life and
Hittygirls-WoodenWorld permit private
Photos submitted for our pleasure need to include Hitty.
While we welcome Hitty’s like-sized friends,
this is a Hitty list, so we need to see Hitty having fun with her
friends. Of course there will occasionally
exceptions to this rule (photo challenges, etc), but do try to keep to
much as possible.
While we appreciate a good tag sale, we ask that any finds be
Hitty-related, in scale, and not out-scale items. Of
course Hitty play is in the eye of the
beholder, but items obviously intended for larger dolls (such as a hair
the size of Hitty’s leg) would be considered out-scale.
We have a lot of swaps and challenges, and encourage folks to play with
us. We have two categories for
swaps: Advanced and Regular.
To join an Advanced Swap, you will have to go
to http://www.hittygirls.com/swapperapp.html to find out the
particulars. Only accepted Advanced
Swap members will be
allowed to join an Advanced Swap. Regular
swaps may be joined by any member. Once
you have been approved for Advanced Swap, this will cross over to our
lists, if applicable.
understand that these rules may seem strict, but we intend to keep
our lists safe and happy for everyone playing inside.
Most of them are common-sense rules, and some
are special rules for our specialized list.
We hope you will understand the spirit with which they are
come on in to play!