What is the best newsgroup/usenet service?

Question by tehmazing: What is the best newsgroup/usenet service? Giganews looks pretty good and easynews is appealing as well. I want the best “Bang for my buck” my isp has no retention and just sucks overall, i am on charter so… Best answer: Answer by jibbarjabarThe best “bang for your buck” may very well be […]

Connections vs. Bandwidth.wmv

Some discussion with my friend about how many connections were ideal for a usenet server prompted me to test it out and here are the results. From what I can gather, the FEWEST connections that allow you to max your bandwidth is ideal. In my case, 5 connections were ideal, but I keep it on […]

Justin Bieber’s first album

LOL, an abbreviation for laughing out loud, or laugh out loud, is a common element of Internet slang. It was used historically on Usenet but is now widespread in other forms of computer-mediated communication, and even face-to-face communication. It is one of many initialisms for expressing bodily reactions, in particular laughter, as text, including initialisms […]

abif xmas-2008

In 2002, I stumbled into a usenet newsgroup called alt.binaries.images.fun. Folks their posted images of people, places, videos, and personal graphic manipulations, including my own animations and PUNography series. Last year, I took headshots that the members had uploaded of themselves and put them on Christmas ornaments, and put them on a tree. This year, […]