Review of this Newsgroup

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by Julie P., Jun 25, 2004.

  1. Julie P.

    Julie P. Guest

    I found the following review of this newsgroup by accident:

    ----- Original Message -----
    From: "Red Mike" <>
    Newsgroups: news.groups.reviews,24hoursupport.helpdesk
    Sent: Thursday, August 07, 2003 7:05 AM
    Subject: [REVIEW] 24hoursupport.helpdesk


    > Newsgroup: 24hoursupport.helpdesk
    > Description: No control found
    > Moderated: No
    > Charter-Location: No control found
    > FAQ-Location: See article body
    > Reviewer: Red Mike ()
    > Review-Date: August 6, 2003
    >
    > This is probably the most non-specific help group anywhere on Usenet.
    > Just about anything related to computers is considered appropriate.
    >
    > Some may wonder why the traditional advice to post a question to the
    > single "best" group for it hasn't killed 24hoursupport.helpdesk. As
    > examples, the group has questions about news some may consider best
    > posted to news.newusers.questions, and questions about Microsoft
    > products for which there are hundreds (thousands?) of groups in
    > comp.*, local/regional hierarchies, and on the Microsoft server. But
    > despite these supposed disadvantages, the group is successful,
    > averaging in excess of 4,000 posts a month, most on topic if on topic
    > is defined as "related to computers and/or electronic devices".
    >
    > There are several reasons for this success. One is the group name.
    > By starting with "24" it gets sorted as the first group most people
    > see on their newsreader. Its obviously a help group, and so general
    > that people are encouraged to post.
    >
    > More important is the core of regular posters, people who for no
    > reason other than self-satisfaction, answer questions. Those who ask
    > questions, in typical Usenet fashion, are usually "here and gone".
    > But its the regular posters, generally knowledgable types, who make
    > this group work. Hopefully, a few of those who ask questions will, as
    > they become more knowledgable, return the favor by helping others.
    >
    > Lack of an official FAQ is sometimes debated by regulars, but with
    > such a wide range of appropriate topics, the practicality of a FAQ
    > must be questioned. Several FAQs exist, some claiming to be official,
    > some proudly claiming there is no such thing as an official FAQ for
    > the group.
    >
    > In the end, its irrelevant. Advantageous placement in most people's
    > newsgroup list gets traffic for the group. A large number of
    > knowledgable posters who answer questions keep the questions coming.
    >
    >
    > --
    >
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    > news.groups.reviews, or promote a group you like by
    > writing a review.
    >
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    >
    Julie P., Jun 25, 2004
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  2. Julie P. wrote:
    > I found the following review of this newsgroup by accident:


    > Newsgroup: 24hoursupport.helpdesk


    > This is probably the most non-specific help group anywhere on Usenet.


    > In the end, its irrelevant.


    Inaccurate parts snipped.
    Julie P., the hard-boiled, mousing gerbil, Jun 25, 2004
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  3. Julie P.

    °Mike° Guest

    °Mike°, Jun 25, 2004
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  4. Julie P.

    Brian Guest

    "Julie P." <> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
    news:...

    >the group is successful,
    > averaging in excess of 4,000 posts a month.


    yes and 3299 of them are from the KM and his aliases.
    Brian, Jun 25, 2004
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  5. Brian wrote:
    > "Julie P." <> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
    > news:...
    >
    >> the group is successful,
    >> averaging in excess of 4,000 posts a month.

    >
    > yes and 3299 of them are from the KM and his aliases.


    Compliment taken. You should be far more thankful than you actually are. You
    may now grovel at my feet and thank me for bringing such great joy into your
    pathetic, otheriwse wasted, life.
    Brian, the outdone, sledding gossipmonger, Jun 25, 2004
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  6. Julie P.

    Brian Guest

    "Brian, the outdone, sledding gossipmonger"
    <> schrieb im
    Newsbeitrag
    news:...
    > Brian wrote:
    > > "Julie P." <> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
    > > news:...
    > >
    > >> the group is successful,
    > >> averaging in excess of 4,000 posts a month.

    > >
    > > yes and 3299 of them are from the KM and his aliases.

    >
    > Compliment taken. You should be far more thankful than you actually are.

    You
    > may now grovel at my feet and thank me for bringing such great joy into

    your
    > pathetic, otheriwse wasted, life.
    >
    >
    >

    who said i'm not thankfull? Laughing my head off every day since i've been
    here!!!!!
    Brian, Jun 25, 2004
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  7. Brian wrote:
    > "Brian, the outdone, sledding gossipmonger"
    > <> schrieb im
    > Newsbeitrag
    >

    news:...
    >> Brian wrote:
    >>> "Julie P." <> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
    >>> news:...
    >>>
    >>>> the group is successful,
    >>>> averaging in excess of 4,000 posts a month.
    >>>
    >>> yes and 3299 of them are from the KM and his aliases.

    >>
    >> Compliment taken. You should be far more thankful than you actually
    >> are. You may now grovel at my feet and thank me for bringing such
    >> great joy into your pathetic, otheriwse wasted, life.
    >>
    >>
    >>

    > who said i'm not thankfull? Laughing my head off every day since i've
    > been here!!!!!


    That's the spirit, mate. Now all I have to do is convince the retards in
    alt.www.webmaster of the same lie.
    Brian, the farcical, tingling genetic defect, Jun 25, 2004
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  8. Julie P.

    Brian Guest

    "Brian, the farcical, tingling genetic defect"
    <> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
    news:...
    > Brian wrote:
    > > "Brian, the outdone, sledding gossipmonger"
    > > <> schrieb im
    > > Newsbeitrag
    > >

    >

    news:...
    > >> Brian wrote:
    > >>> "Julie P." <> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
    > >>> news:...
    > >>>
    > >>>> the group is successful,
    > >>>> averaging in excess of 4,000 posts a month.
    > >>>
    > >>> yes and 3299 of them are from the KM and his aliases.
    > >>
    > >> Compliment taken. You should be far more thankful than you actually
    > >> are. You may now grovel at my feet and thank me for bringing such
    > >> great joy into your pathetic, otheriwse wasted, life.
    > >>
    > >>
    > >>

    > > who said i'm not thankfull? Laughing my head off every day since i've
    > > been here!!!!!

    >
    > That's the spirit, mate. Now all I have to do is convince the retards in
    > alt.www.webmaster of the same lie.
    >


    you just go ahead and do that....good luck..
    Brian, Jun 25, 2004
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  9. Brian, the farcical, tingling genetic defect wrote:
    > Brian wrote:
    >
    >>"Brian, the outdone, sledding gossipmonger"
    >><> schrieb im
    >>Newsbeitrag
    >>

    >
    > news:...
    >
    >>>Brian wrote:
    >>>
    >>>>"Julie P." <> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
    >>>>news:...
    >>>>
    >>>>
    >>>>>the group is successful,
    >>>>>averaging in excess of 4,000 posts a month.
    >>>>
    >>>>yes and 3299 of them are from the KM and his aliases.
    >>>
    >>>Compliment taken. You should be far more thankful than you actually
    >>>are. You may now grovel at my feet and thank me for bringing such
    >>>great joy into your pathetic, otheriwse wasted, life.
    >>>
    >>>
    >>>

    >>
    >>who said i'm not thankfull? Laughing my head off every day since i've
    >>been here!!!!!

    >
    >
    > That's the spirit, mate. Now all I have to do is convince the retards in
    > alt.www.webmaster of the same lie.
    >
    >


    LOL
    =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Brian_H=B9=A9?=, Jun 25, 2004
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  10. Julie P.

    Malonomonas Guest

    Brian H¹© wrote:
    > Brian, the farcical, tingling genetic defect wrote:
    >> Brian wrote:
    >>
    >>> "Brian, the outdone, sledding gossipmonger"
    >>> <> schrieb
    >>> im Newsbeitrag
    >>>

    >>
    >>

    news:...
    >>
    >>>> Brian wrote:
    >>>>
    >>>>> "Julie P." <> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
    >>>>> news:...
    >>>>>
    >>>>>
    >>>>>> the group is successful,
    >>>>>> averaging in excess of 4,000 posts a month.
    >>>>>
    >>>>> yes and 3299 of them are from the KM and his aliases.
    >>>>
    >>>> Compliment taken. You should be far more thankful than you actually
    >>>> are. You may now grovel at my feet and thank me for bringing such
    >>>> great joy into your pathetic, otheriwse wasted, life.
    >>>>
    >>>>
    >>>>
    >>>
    >>> who said i'm not thankfull? Laughing my head off every day since
    >>> i've been here!!!!!

    >>
    >>
    >> That's the spirit, mate. Now all I have to do is convince the
    >> retards in alt.www.webmaster of the same lie.
    >>
    >>

    >
    > LOL


    Sheesh. Stop it, will you? You'll destroy my reputation.
    Malonomonas, Jun 25, 2004
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  11. Julie P.

    Brian Guest

    "Malonomonas" <-nudity>
    schrieb im Newsbeitrag
    news:-nudity...
    > Brian H¹© wrote:
    > > Brian, the farcical, tingling genetic defect wrote:
    > >> Brian wrote:
    > >>
    > >>> "Brian, the outdone, sledding gossipmonger"
    > >>> <> schrieb
    > >>> im Newsbeitrag
    > >>>
    > >>
    > >>

    >

    news:...
    > >>
    > >>>> Brian wrote:
    > >>>>
    > >>>>> "Julie P." <> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
    > >>>>> news:...
    > >>>>>
    > >>>>>
    > >>>>>> the group is successful,
    > >>>>>> averaging in excess of 4,000 posts a month.
    > >>>>>
    > >>>>> yes and 3299 of them are from the KM and his aliases.
    > >>>>
    > >>>> Compliment taken. You should be far more thankful than you actually
    > >>>> are. You may now grovel at my feet and thank me for bringing such
    > >>>> great joy into your pathetic, otheriwse wasted, life.
    > >>>>
    > >>>>
    > >>>>
    > >>>
    > >>> who said i'm not thankfull? Laughing my head off every day since
    > >>> i've been here!!!!!
    > >>
    > >>
    > >> That's the spirit, mate. Now all I have to do is convince the
    > >> retards in alt.www.webmaster of the same lie.
    > >>
    > >>

    > >
    > > LOL

    >
    > Sheesh. Stop it, will you? You'll destroy my reputation.
    >


    i'll do my best!! but can't promise anything!!! i am sure though that ur
    rep. will keep up :)
    Brian, Jun 25, 2004
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  12. Brian, the outdone, sledding gossipmonger wrote:

    > Brian wrote:
    >> "Julie P." <> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
    >> news:...
    >>
    >>> the group is successful,
    >>> averaging in excess of 4,000 posts a month.

    >>
    >> yes and 3299 of them are from the KM and his aliases.

    >
    > Compliment taken. You should be far more thankful than you actually are.
    > You may now grovel at my feet and thank me for bringing such great joy
    > into your pathetic, otheriwse wasted, life.


    That's not a compliment, you stupid, nefarious, disruptive, immature,
    useless twat!

    --
    Gary G. Taylor * Rialto, CA
    gary at donavan dot org / http:// geetee dot donavan dot org
    "The two most abundant things in the universe
    are hydrogen and stupidity." --Harlan Ellison
    Gary G. Taylor, Jun 25, 2004
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