Re: Spam and Dross in Local Newsgroups
- Subject: Re: Spam and Dross in Local Newsgroups
- From: "Roy Schestowitz" <email@example.com>
- Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2004 12:49:50 -0000
- Newsgroups: uk.local.manchester
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com>
"Anthony Edwards" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> On Tue, 10 Feb 2004 10:41:00 -0000, Roy Schestowitz
> <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Am I the only person who is concerned that there is no lively newsgroup
> > forum for the city of Manchester?
> Lively newsgroup forums tend to result from newsgroup readers making
> lively and interesting postings, which generate discussion and debate.
Yes, exactly. I think that because the name of this group is a very general
one, it's not too obvious what's proper to discuss. What if, for example, I
started a thread about some Linux stuff? Many users would find that
> You know what to do next, presumably?
Well, if the commonality of us all is "manchester" then apparently the
threads need to be Manchester-related.