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The Usenet consists of several millions using a variety of computer networks and software to communicate with each other. It is divided into many thousands of newsgroups - groups of folk who share the interest in a certain range of topics. As an introduction, you can read the material in news.newusers.questions and news.announce.newusers. Also available for most are the so-called FAQ file (frequently asked questions and answers) for that topic.

If you plan to participate in a newsgroup, however, it is advisable that you first read some hints and rules. Recommended reading includes the article, Please, read this before posting, in news.newusers.questions as well as everything you find in news.announce.newusers.


alt.books.anne-rice

The newsgroup is dedicated to the works of Anne Rice. Fans of her characters such as Lestat or the Mayfair witches dicuss aspects of her writing that interest them.


alt.tv.babylon-5

The newsgroup is dedicated to Babylon 5, syndicated on television throughout the world. Postings about the fate of the project, whether the Shadows will prevail or what twists the plot should take are all fodder for folk intested in the show.


SF, Fantasy, Horror (Authors)
alt.books.august-derleth
alt.books.ghost-fiction
alt.books.iain-banks
alt.books.thomas-ligotti
alt.fan.rawilson
alt.books.dan-simmons
alt.books.anne-rice
alt.books.brian-lumley
alt.books.deryni
alt.books.isaac-asimov
alt.books.kurt-vonnegut
alt.books.m-lackey
alt.books.phil-k-dick
alt.books.sf.melanie-rawn
alt.fan.asprin
alt.fan.doc-savage
alt.fan.douglas-adams
alt.fan.dragonlance
alt.fan.eddings
alt.fan.harlan-ellison
alt.fan.heinlein
alt.fan.nathan.brazil
alt.fan.pern
alt.fan.piers-anthony
alt.fan.pratchett
alt.books.dan-simmons
alt.fan.tolkien
alt.fantasy.conan
alt.horror.cthulhu
rec.arts.books.tolkien
rec.arts.sf.written.robert-jordan
SF, Fantasy, Horror (TV and Film)
alt.tv.babylon-5
alt.fan.blade-runner
alt.fan.dune
alt.fan.wedge
alt.tv.earth2
alt.tv.mst3k
alt.tv.prisoner
alt.tv.red-dwarf
rec.arts.drwho
rec.arts.sf.movies
rec.arts.sf.starwars.collecting
rec.arts.sf.starwars.info
rec.arts.sf.starwars.misc
rec.arts.sf.starwars.collecting
rec.arts.sf.tv
rec.arts.sf.tv.babylon5
rec.arts.sf.tv.quantum-leap
rec.arts.startrek.current
rec.arts.startrek.info (moderated)
rec.arts.startrek.misc
rec.arts.startrek.tech
rec.arts.horror.tv
rec.arts.horror.movies
Miscellaneous
rec.arts.horror.written
rec.arts.horror.misc
rec.arts.horror.marketplace
alt.music.filk
alt.pulp
alt.sf4m
alt.vampyres
rec.arts.sf.announce (moderated)
rec.arts.sf.marketplace
rec.arts.sf.misc
rec.arts.sf.reviews (moderated)
rec.arts.sf.science
rec.arts.sf.written


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