Date: Sat, 25 Aug 2007 14:09:10 +0100 From: johannes <johsnospam-nospamme87432-fitter.com> Subject: Re: What killed this group?
DervMan wrote: > > "johannes" <johsnospam-nospamme87432-fitter.com> wrote in message > news:46D01482.E66DC0F8nospam-nospamme87432-fitter.com... > > > > > > ffflick wrote: > >> > >> Just wondering....was quite active and informative a year or > >> so ago.... > > > > And who are you? You don't seem to be a regular member. Maybe a troll? > > 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 groups.google 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.