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Topic # 119707 11-Jun-2013 03:48
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I came across some old emails I had archived and realised just how many Geekzoners were hanging around on nz.comp 10-12 years ago. Back in the days when I hid behind a gender-neutral nic and none of you knew I was female. LOL

What surprised me is that nz.comp is still going. 

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  Reply # 833888 11-Jun-2013 07:49
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Age is just a state of mind. Hmmm and a state of joints. :p




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  Reply # 833906 11-Jun-2013 08:19
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KiwiNZ: Age is just a state of mind. Hmmm and a state of joints. :p


... and the more joints you have, the younger you feel?

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  Reply # 834479 11-Jun-2013 21:11
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Ahhh, yes, I was a regular there back in the day. I probably spend more time on nz.general and nz.politics though. That would have been the late 90s, early 2000s.

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  Reply # 834527 11-Jun-2013 22:22
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Usenet is dying. The sharpest decline was probably following the arrival of Google Groups, when simple web-based interface made it too easy to post, the average quality of posts declined, many ng were inundated with spam - and Google did nothing to address abuse of their system.
NZ.politics has died due to cross-posting from overseas nutters. NZ.general is dying, as refugees from NZ.politics seem to have taken over the place - about 9/10 posts are bickering crap - the usual stuff defending poor behaviour by one politician by dredging up some example of equally poor behaviour by another politician in the past.

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  Reply # 834599 12-Jun-2013 08:58
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Had some interesting experiences with nz.comp :-p And other nz. based groups....some right freaks in there. (present company included :-p)




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