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Date: Sun, 26 Aug 2007 02:02:16 +0200
From: Nel Frikandel <>
Subject: Re: What killed this group?

On Sat, 25 Aug 2007 14:09:10 +0100, johannes <> wrote: >> Non-binary usenet in general appears to be being used less and less. >> >> My guess is that it's a combination of faster and faster connections >> combined with readily available, "pretty" forums. > >Maybe that's the case. But I like the simplicity and elegance of ng. >Far easier to follow and to search in the archive. >Also the fact that it is slightly offbeat in the public conscience. >I.e. news reporters always refer to it as "chat-rooms" or "forums", >perhaps to keep the secret of usenet to themselves. Hmmm, I used to look here quite a bit more ofthen in the old days of 56k Modem connections and so on. This MI5 nut spamming half the NG to death isn't helping either... Maybe after all this time I need to start finding outr how the ban/kill funtion of my old news reader works... On another note, we, the Dutch saabforum members, had a nice SAAB meeting the other weekend, check out the photo's at: Next weekend there will be another gettogether, I'll post a link to the pics again, if appreciated...

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