Re: When was the last time an extropian post changed your life?

Michael M. Butler (butler@comp*
Mon, 01 Dec 1997 14:46:33 -0800

The difference is, "alt.extropic", being new, could be whatever it wants to
be, those who cared could take over "alt.extropians"; and those who wished
could yell at people who misbehaved with abandon! :)

At 10:14 PM 12/1/97 +0100, you wrote:
>Michael Butler wrote:
>> Agreed. How about "alt.extropic"?
>I thought about the same thing - and there already are 2 extropian
>newsgroups on the usenet:alt.extropians
>Those newsgroups don't seem to get used a lot, though (on alt.extropians I
>only found one thread - and that one has been crossposted to many other
>groups, too). I wonder why. Since anybody can post into this list and
>there's an archive, it's not much more "private" than the newsgroups.
>Newsgroups have one major advantage: offline-reading, so you only download
>the posts you believe to be interesting.
>The only problem I see with newsgroups is spamming, but we've had that on
>the list, too...
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