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Embrassing: I am to stupid to join newsgroups
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andreas_g4
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Mar 24, 2003, 08:07 PM
 
Don't ask me why. I never connected to a newsgroup. I've only "managed" to read those lame newsgroups within entourage and stuff, but how do I join other newsgroups? It seems like these newsgroups are kind of filtered, no music and stuff. What newsreader is easy to set up and easy to use?

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Mar 24, 2003, 08:10 PM
 
First, learn to use the right "to" ... in your case, it should be "too" stupid...

Just thought I'd point that out

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Mar 24, 2003, 08:23 PM
 
Originally posted by andreas_g4:
Don't ask me why. I never connected to a newsgroup. I've only "managed" to read those lame newsgroups within entourage and stuff, but how do I join other newsgroups? It seems like these newsgroups are kind of filtered, no music and stuff. What newsreader is easy to set up and easy to use?

*IHATEMYSTUPIDITY*
You don't really ever join a newsgroup; you just read what you want and then post what you want.

What you do is find the newsreader you want and then subscribe to the newsgroups which interest you. Read the posts, and if you feel like contributing pitch in. Be aware, however, that most newsgroups have standards of conduct and they will come down harshly on those who don't behave. Read the FAQ if there is one.

As for newsreaders, you can check out MT-Newswatcher, Halime, pan (which runs under X11) and if you're really brave, tin (runs in the console only).
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andreas_g4  (op)
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Mar 24, 2003, 08:38 PM
 
Originally posted by krove:
First, learn to use the right "to" ... in your case, it should be "too" stupid...

Just thought I'd point that out
I won't make that mistake against. Thanks.

Could any admin correct this?
     
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Mar 24, 2003, 09:15 PM
 
to stupid to
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Mar 24, 2003, 09:24 PM
 
Thoth is also a popular newsreader. If you use Mozilla, you can use Mozilla Mail to reader newsgroups.
     
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Mar 24, 2003, 11:01 PM
 
Originally posted by andreas_g4:
I won't make that mistake against. Thanks.

Could any admin correct this?
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