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Newsgroup               Description
misc.activism.militia	Citizens bearing arms for the common defense. (Moderated)	Information for Progressive activists. (Moderated)
misc.answers		Repository for periodic USENET articles. (Moderated)
misc.books.technical	Discussion of books about technical topics.	The business of consulting. (Moderated)	Domestic and international business credit. (Moderated)	Forum for group facilitation professionals. (Moderated)	Roundtable for marketing topics. (Moderated)	All aspects of professional records management.
misc.consumers		Consumer interests, product reviews, etc.
misc.consumers.frugal-living	Practicing a frugal lifestyle.	Discussion about owning and maintaining a house.	Common interest housing developments.
misc.creativity		Promoting the use of creativity in all human endeavors.		Discussion of the educational system.	Adult education and adult literacy practice/research.	Christian home-schooling.	Almost anything about home-schooling.	Teaching English to speakers of other languages.	Issues related to medical education.	Multimedia for education. (Moderated)	Issues related to science education.
misc.emerg-services	Forum for paramedics & other first responders.
misc.entrepreneurs	Discussion on operating a business.
misc.entrepreneurs.moderated	Entrepreneur/business topics. (Moderated)	All forms of aerobic activity.	All other general fitness topics.	Fitness walking: help, instruction, events.	Bodybuilding, weightlifting, resistance.	Discussions only about items for sale.	Macintosh expansion cards.	Macintosh video cards.	Other Macintosh equipment.	Portable Macintosh systems.	Macintosh software.	Complete Macintosh systems.	Memory chips and modules for sale and wanted.	Modems for sale and wanted.	Monitors and displays for sale and wanted.	Networking hardware for sale and wanted.	Miscellaneous other equipment.	Software for other systems.	Complete other types of systems.	PC audio equipment.	PC expansion cards.	PC video cards.	Other PC-specific equipment.	PC motherboards.	Portable PC systems.	PC software.	Complete PC systems.	Printers and plotters for sale and wanted.	Disk, CDROM and tape drives for sale and wanted.	Workstation related computer items.	Non-computer items for sale and wanted.
misc.handicap		Discussions of interest to persons with disabilities.
misc.headlines		Current interest: drug testing, terrorism, etc.	AIDS issues and support.	Alternative, complementary and holistic health care.	Arthritis and related disorders.	Discussion of diabetes management in day to day life.	Treatment & support of infertility.	All about Repetitive Strain Injuries.	Experts answer questions about RSI. (Moderated)	All areas of occupational therapy.
misc.immigration.canada	Canada immigration issues.
misc.immigration.misc	Miscellaneous countries immigration issues.
misc.immigration.usa	USA immigration issues.
misc.industry.electronics.marketplace	Electronics products & services.	General forum for all insurance issues. (Moderated)
misc.industry.printing	A forum for the printing industry. (Moderated)
misc.industry.pulp-and-paper	Technical topics in the pulp and paper industry.
misc.industry.quality	Quality standards and other issues.
misc.industry.utilities.electric	The electric utility industry.	Discussion of intellectual property rights.
misc.invest.canada	Investing in Canadian financial markets.	Financial planning in general. (Moderated)
misc.invest.futures	Physical commodity and financial futures markets.
misc.invest.marketplace	All other ads/promotions.
misc.invest.misc	Investments not in other misc.invest.* groups.	Mutual Funds.
misc.invest.options	Financial options on stocks and futures.
misc.invest.real-estate	Property investments.
misc.invest.stocks	Forum for sharing info about stocks and options.
misc.invest.technical	Analyzing market trends with technical methods.	Discussions about contract labor.	Employment in the chemical sciences.		Discussion about employment, workplaces, careers.	Announcements of positions available.	Job listings only for entry-level positions.	Postings of resumes and "situation wanted" articles.		Children, their behavior and activities.	Information, support, and decisions re breastfeeding.	The use of computers by children.	Products related to kids.	Children's health.		Informational posts related to hierarchy. (Moderated)	Pre-pregnancy planning, pregnancy, childbirth.	Discussion on all forms of family-oriented vacationing.		Legalities and the ethics of law.	Discussing the legal climate of the computing world.	All aspects of law. (Moderated)
misc.misc		Various discussions not fitting in any other group.	News, articles, reports & information on Bosnia. (Moderated)	Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Daily Report. (Moderated)	News bulletins from the Internet. (Moderated)	Discussion of news bulletins from the Net.	News from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, etc. (Moderated)
misc.rural		Devoted to issues concerning rural living.
misc.survivalism	Disaster and long-term survival techniques and theory.
misc.taxes		Tax laws and advice.
misc.taxes.moderated	Tax professionals meeting place and answers to queries. (Moderated)
misc.test		For testing of network software.  Very boring.
misc.test.moderated	Testing of posting to moderated groups. (Moderated)
misc.transport.air-industry	Airlines, airports, commercial aircraft. (Moderated)
misc.transport.air-industry.cargo	Questions/comments regarding air cargo. (Moderated)
misc.transport.marine	Maritime and inland waterways transportation.
misc.transport.misc	General transportation issues.
misc.transport.rail.americas	Railroads & railways in North & South America.
misc.transport.rail.australia-nz	Railways in Australia & New Zealand.
misc.transport.rail.europe	Railroads & railways in all of Europe.
misc.transport.rail.misc	Rail issues not in other geographic groups.
misc.transport.road	Road and highway transportation.
misc.transport.trucking	Commercial trucking related issues.
misc.transport.urban-transit	Metropolitan public transportation systems.
misc.wanted		Requests for things that are needed (NOT software).
misc.writing		Discussion of writing in all of its forms.
misc.writing.screenplays	Aspects of writing and selling screenplays.

news.admin.announce	Announcements for news adminstrators. (Moderated)
news.admin.censorship	Censorship issues in news administration.
news.admin.hierarchies	Network news hierarchies.
news.admin.misc		General topics of network news administration.	Information regarding network resource abuse. (Moderated)	Bulletins of action about net abuse. (Moderated)	Discussion of abuse of email systems.	Network facility abuse, including spamming.	Discussion of net abuse policy. (Moderated)	Sightings of net abuse. (Moderated)	Discussion of abuse of the Usenet system.
news.admin.technical	Technical aspects of maintaining network news. (Moderated)
news.announce.conferences	Calls for papers and conference announcements. (Moderated)
news.announce.important	General announcements of interest to all. (Moderated)
news.announce.newgroups	Calls for newgroups & announcements of same. (Moderated)
news.announce.newusers	Explanatory postings for new users. (Moderated)
news.answers		Repository for periodic USENET articles. (Moderated)
news.groups		Discussions and lists of newsgroups.
news.groups.questions	Where can I find talk about topic X?	What is going on in group or mailing list named X? (Moderated)
news.lists		News-related statistics and lists. (Moderated)
news.misc		Discussions of USENET itself.
news.newusers.questions	Q & A for users new to the Usenet.	VMS B-news software from Australian National Univ.		Discussion about B-news-compatible software.	Discussion about the "nn" news reader package.	The Network News Transfer Protocol.	Discussion of software used to read network news.

rec.animals.wildlife	Wildlife related discussions/information.
rec.answers		Repository for periodic USENET articles. (Moderated)
rec.antiques		Discussing antiques and vintage items.
rec.antiques.marketplace	Buying/selling/trading antiques.	Audio devices and materials of yesteryear.
rec.aquaria.freshwater.cichlids	Care and keeping of freshwater cichlids.
rec.aquaria.freshwater.goldfish	Care and keeping of goldfish, koi, carp.
rec.aquaria.freshwater.misc	Freshwater aquaria in general.
rec.aquaria.freshwater.plants	Keeping of freshwater aquarium plants.
rec.aquaria.marine.misc	Marine aquaria in general.
rec.aquaria.marine.reefs	Marine Reef aquaria.
rec.aquaria.marketplace	Aquarium advertising & announcements.
rec.aquaria.misc	Closed System aquaria in general.	Aquarium related technology and equipment.
rec.arts.animation	Discussion of various kinds of animation.
rec.arts.anime.creative	Original works by fans, related to anime/manga. (Moderated)
rec.arts.anime.fandom	Important issues concerning Japanese animation fans.	Video games, card games, and RPGs based on anime.	Announcements about Japanese animation. (Moderated)
rec.arts.anime.marketplace	Things for sale in the Japanese animation world.
rec.arts.anime.misc	Japanese animation fan discussions.
rec.arts.anime.models	Models designed after Japanese animation characters.	Music as it pertains to Japanese animation.
rec.arts.ascii		ASCII art, info on archives, art, & artists. (Moderated)
rec.arts.bodyart	Tattoos and body decoration discussions.
rec.arts.bonsai		Dwarfish trees and shrubbery.
rec.arts.books		Books of all genres, and the publishing industry.
rec.arts.books.childrens	All aspects of children's literature.
rec.arts.books.hist-fiction	Historical fictions (novels) in general.
rec.arts.books.marketplace	Buying and selling of books.	Book reviews. (Moderated)
rec.arts.books.tolkien	The works of J.R.R. Tolkien.
rec.arts.comics.alternative	Alternative (non-mainstream) comic books.
rec.arts.comics.creative	Encouraging good superhero-style writing.
rec.arts.comics.dc.lsh	The Legion of Super-Heroes and related characters.
rec.arts.comics.dc.universe	DC Comics' shared universe and characters.
rec.arts.comics.dc.vertigo	Comics from the Vertigo imprint.
rec.arts.comics.elfquest	The Elfquest universe and characters.
rec.arts.comics.european	European comics, sequential art.	Reviews, convention information and other comics news. (Moderated)
rec.arts.comics.marketplace	The exchange of comics and comic related items.
rec.arts.comics.marvel.universe	Marvel Comics' shared universe and characters.
rec.arts.comics.marvel.xbooks	The Mutant Universe of Marvel Comics.
rec.arts.comics.misc	Comic books, graphic novels, sequential art.
rec.arts.comics.other-media	Comic book spinoffs in other media.
rec.arts.comics.strips	Discussion of short-form comics.		Any aspects of dance not covered in another newsgroup.
rec.arts.disney.animation	Animated features, cartoons, short subjects.
rec.arts.disney.announce	FAQs, lists, info, announcements. (Moderated)
rec.arts.disney.merchandise	Toys, videos, music, books, art, collectibles.
rec.arts.disney.misc	General topics pertinent to the Disney Company.
rec.arts.disney.parks	Parks, resorts, dining, attractions, vacations.
rec.arts.drwho		Discussion about Dr. Who.	Information about Doctor Who. (Moderated)
rec.arts.erotica	Erotic fiction and verse. (Moderated)
rec.arts.fine		Fine arts & artists.	Discussions about interactive fiction.
rec.arts.manga		All aspects of the Japanese storytelling art form.	College marching bands.	High school marching bands.
rec.arts.marching.colorguard	Competitive color guard activity.
rec.arts.marching.drumcorps	Drum and bugle corps.
rec.arts.marching.misc	Marching-related performance activities.
rec.arts.misc		Discussions about the arts not in other groups.
rec.arts.movies.announce	Newsworthy events in the movie business. (Moderated)
rec.arts.movies.current-films	The latest movie releases.
rec.arts.movies.erotica	Aspects of erotic films and videos. (Moderated)
rec.arts.movies.lists+surveys	Top-N lists and general surveys.
rec.arts.movies.local.indian	Indian movies and the Indian film industry.
rec.arts.movies.misc	General aspects of movies not covered by other groups.	Going-to-movies experiences.
rec.arts.movies.past-films	Past movies.
rec.arts.movies.people	People in the movie business.
rec.arts.movies.production	Filmmaking, amateur and professional.	Reviews of movies. (Moderated)	Technical aspects of movies.
rec.arts.mystery	Mystery and crime books, plays and films.
rec.arts.poems		For the posting of poems.
rec.arts.prose		Short works of prose fiction and followup discussion.
rec.arts.puppetry	For discussion of puppets in any form or venue.
rec.arts.sf.announce	Major announcements of the SF world. (Moderated)
rec.arts.sf.composition	The writing and publishing of speculative fiction.
rec.arts.sf.fandom	Discussions of SF fan activities.
rec.arts.sf.marketplace	Personal forsale notices of SF materials.
rec.arts.sf.misc	Science fiction lovers' newsgroup.
rec.arts.sf.movies	Discussing SF motion pictures.	Reviews of science fiction/fantasy/horror works. (Moderated)	Real and speculative aspects of SF science.
rec.arts.sf.starwars.collecting	Topics relating to Star Wars collecting.	Star Wars games:  RPG, computer, card, etc.	General information pertaining to Star Wars. (Moderated)
rec.arts.sf.starwars.misc	Miscellaneous topics pertaining to Star Wars.		Discussing general television SF.	Babylon 5 creators meet Babylon 5 fans.	Announcements about TV show _Babylon 5_. (Moderated)	Babylon 5 creators meet Babylon 5 fans. (Moderated)	Quantum Leap TV, comics, cons, etc.
rec.arts.sf.written	Discussion of written science fiction and fantasy.
rec.arts.sf.written.robert-jordan	Books by author Robert Jordan.
rec.arts.startrek.current	New Star Trek shows, movies and books.
rec.arts.startrek.fandom	Star Trek conventions and memorabilia.	Information about the universe of Star Trek. (Moderated)
rec.arts.startrek.misc	General discussions of Star Trek.	Reviews of Star Trek books, episodes, films, &c. (Moderated)	Star Trek's depiction of future technologies.	Miscellaneous topics and issues in theatre.	Musical theatre around the world.	Dramaturgy and discussion of plays.	Issues in stagecraft and production.		The boob tube, its history, and past and current shows.	Developments in interactive television.	Mystery Science Theater 3000 announcements. (Moderated)	For fans of Mystery Science Theater 3000.	Soap operas produced by or for the ABC network.	Soap operas produced by or for the CBS network.	Postings of interest to all soap opera viewers.	Regarding UK-based comedy shows.	Regarding the UK based show Coronation Street.	Regarding the UK based show Eastenders.	All about the British soap, Emmerdale.	Miscellaneous topics about UK-based television.
rec.arts.wobegon	"A Prairie Home Companion" radio show discussion.		Discussions of automobile audio systems.	High-end audio systems. (Moderated)	Buying and selling of home audio equipment.		Post about audio here if you can't post anywhere else.	Everybody's two bits on audio in your home.		Professional audio recording and studio engineering.		Theoretical, factual, and DIY topics in home audio.		Electronic audio circuits which use vacuum tubes.		The on and off-road four wheel drive vehicle.	Discussing all aspects of automobiles over 25 years old.	Driving automobiles.	Dodge, Plymouth, Jeep, Eagle, etc info/talk.	1991+ Ford Explorer SUV.	Ford Mustangs in all their flavours.	Honda automobiles.	discussions on Jeep and Willys vehicles.	Mazda MX-5 Miata Forum.	All about Saturn cars, fans and company.	Bug, Bus, Ghia, Squareback, Thing, etc.	Golf, Jetta, Corrado, Vanagon, new models, etc.	Buy/Sell/Trade automobiles, parts, tools, accessories.		Miscellaneous discussion about automobiles.	High performance automobiles.	Discussion of automotive simulators.	Formula 1 motor racing.	Indy Car motor racing.	Auto racing news, results, announcements. (Moderated)	Organized, legal auto competitions.	NASCAR and other professional stock car racing.	Any type of interest in any form of rally motorsport.	Technical aspects & technology of auto racing.		Technical aspects of automobiles, et. al.
rec.aviation.aerobatics	Aerobatics and unusual attitude flying.
rec.aviation.announce	Events of interest to the aviation community. (Moderated)
rec.aviation.answers	Frequently asked questions about aviation. (Moderated)
rec.aviation.hang-gliding	Hang-gliding, paragliding, foot-launched flight.
rec.aviation.homebuilt	Selecting, designing, building, and restoring aircraft.
rec.aviation.ifr	Flying under Instrument Flight Rules.
rec.aviation.marketplace	Aviation classifieds.
rec.aviation.military	Military aircraft of the past, present and future.
rec.aviation.military.naval	Discussion of Naval Aviation subjects.
rec.aviation.misc	Miscellaneous topics in aviation.
rec.aviation.owning	Information on owning airplanes.
rec.aviation.piloting	General discussion for aviators.
rec.aviation.products	Reviews and discussion of products useful to pilots.
rec.aviation.questions	Aviation questions and answers. (Moderated)
rec.aviation.restoration	Forum for debate on aircraft restoration.
rec.aviation.rotorcraft	Helicopters and other rotary wing aircraft.
rec.aviation.simulators	Flight simulation on all levels.
rec.aviation.soaring	All aspects of sailplanes and hang-gliders.
rec.aviation.stories	Anecdotes of flight experiences. (Moderated)
rec.aviation.student	Learning to fly.
rec.aviation.ultralight	Light aircraft in general, all topics.
rec.backcountry		Activities in the Great Outdoors.
rec.bicycles.marketplace	Buying, selling & reviewing items for cycling.
rec.bicycles.misc	General discussion of bicycling.	All aspects of off-road bicycling.	Bicycle racing techniques, rules and results.
rec.bicycles.rides	Discussions of tours and training or commuting routes.
rec.bicycles.soc	Societal issues of bicycling.	Cycling product design, construction, maintenance, etc.
rec.birds		Hobbyists interested in bird watching.		Hobbyists interested in boating.	Boat building, design, restoration, and repair.	Cruising in boats.	Electronics, hardware, software on boats.	Boating products for sale and wanted. (Moderated)	Talk about any boats with oars, paddles, etc.	Boat racing.	Speed-based competition of all motorized watercraft.
rec.climbing		Climbing techniques, competition announcements, etc.
rec.collecting		Discussion among collectors of many things.
rec.collecting.books	Issues related to collecting books of all types.	Discussion of sports and non-sports cards.	Non-sports cards.
rec.collecting.coins	Coin, currency, medal, etc. collecting forum.
rec.collecting.dolls	Doll and bear collecting and crafting.
rec.collecting.paper-money	Paper money and related collecting.
rec.collecting.phonecards	Info and Marketplace group for phonecards.
rec.collecting.postal-history	Study of the movement of the mails worldwide.	Baseball memorabilia (cards, photos, etc).	Basketball memorabilia (cards, photos, etc).	Football memorabilia (cards, photos, etc).	Hockey memorabilia (cards, photos, etc).	Sports memorabilia not in any other group.
rec.collecting.stamps	Discussion of all things related to philately.
rec.collecting.villages	Collectible houses, cottages, villages, and accessories.
rec.crafts.beads	Making, collecting, and using beads.
rec.crafts.brewing	The art of making beers and meads.
rec.crafts.carving	Exchange of information on carving and its techniques.
rec.crafts.dollhouses	Collecting and making of dollhouse miniatures.	All aspects of glassworking and glass.	All aspects of jewelry making and lapidary work.
rec.crafts.marketplace	Small-scale ads for craft products of all kinds.
rec.crafts.metalworking	All aspects of working with metal.
rec.crafts.misc		Handiwork arts not covered elsewhere.
rec.crafts.polymer-clay	Techniques & resources relating to polymer clay.
rec.crafts.pottery	The ancient art of making clay pots.
rec.crafts.rubberstamps	The rubberstamp craft- tips, supplies, swaps.
rec.crafts.textiles.marketplace	Ads for textile products.
rec.crafts.textiles.misc	Fiber and textile crafts not covered elsewhere.
rec.crafts.textiles.needlework	Any form of decorative stitching done by hand.
rec.crafts.textiles.quilting	All about quilts and other quilted items.
rec.crafts.textiles.sewing	Sewing: clothes, furnishings, costumes, etc.
rec.crafts.textiles.yarn	Yarn making & use: spin, dye, knit, weave etc.
rec.crafts.winemaking	The tasteful art of making wine.
rec.crafts.woodturning	Woodturning and turned objects.
rec.drugs.announce	Announcements about drugs and related issues. (Moderated)
rec.drugs.cannabis	The drug cannabis (marijuana).
rec.drugs.chemistry	Chemistry, pharmacology and related issues.
rec.drugs.misc		Stimulants, sedatives, smart drugs, et cetera.
rec.drugs.psychedelic	LSD, Ecstasy, magic mushrooms and the like.		Smart drugs (nootropics).
rec.equestrian		Discussion of things equestrian.
rec.folk-dancing	Folk dances, dancers, and dancing.		Baking and baked goods, e.g. bread, pastries.	Chocolate.	Food, cooking, cookbooks, and recipes.		Wines and spirits.	All things beer.	The making and drinking of coffee.	Tea as beverage and culture.	Food-related equipment, appliances, utensils.	The history of food making arts.	Buying and selling food-related items.	Preserving foodstuffs, herbs, and medicinals.	Recipes for interesting food and drink. (Moderated)	Discussion of dining out.	Making and baking with sourdough.		Vegetarians.	Vegetarian recipes, cooking, nutrition. (Moderated)
rec.gambling.blackjack	Analysis of and strategy for blackjack, aka 21.
rec.gambling.craps	Analysis of and strategy for the dice game craps.
rec.gambling.lottery	Strategy and news of lotteries and sweepstakes.
rec.gambling.misc	All other gambling topics including travel.
rec.gambling.other-games	Gambling games not covered elsewhere.	Analysis and strategy of live poker games.	Wagering on animal races.
rec.gambling.sports	Wagering on human sporting events.	Perfect information, pure strategy games.	Discussion of the game of backgammon.		Discussion and hints on board games.	The Cosmic Encounter board game.	Trading and selling of board games.		The networked strategy war game Bolo.	Hobbyists interested in bridge.	Okbridge forum.	Analysis of openings/middlegames/endgames.	Reports on game servers, databases, software.	Forum for news/discussion related to chess.	Reports/discussions regarding email chess.	News of nat'l/international chess organizations.	Discussion of the game of Chinese chess, Xiangqi.	Info/FAQs/reviews about DOOM. (Moderated)	Editing and hacking DOOM-related files.	DOOM Help Service (new players welcome).	Talking about DOOM and id Software.	Playing DOOM and user-created levels.	Puzzle-solving computer games.	Info/FAQ/Announcements about Quake. (Moderated)	Editing and hacking Quake-related files.	General discussion of Quake.	Playing Quake and user-created levels.	Modifying Quake with Quake-C.	Setup and maintenance of servers.	The strategy game "Stars!".	forum for fans of the Ultima games.	About the X11 game XPilot.	The Core War computer challenge.	Discussion of game design related issues.	The conquest game Diplomacy.	Discussion and hints about Empire.	Flames and rebuttals about various role-playing systems.	Announcements of happenings in the role-playing world. (Moderated)	Archivable fantasy stories and other projects. (Moderated)	Discussions of cyberpunk related roleplaying games.	Fantasy role-playing with TSR's Dungeons and Dragons.	The GURPS role playing game.	Live-action roleplaying games.	Role-playing game materials wanted and for sale.	General discussions of role-playing games.	World of Darkness and StoryTeller games.	Super-hero role playing games.		Discussion about Go.	All aspects of interactive fiction games.		Giant robot games.	Historical and modern tabletop wargaming.	Miniatures and various tabletop wargames.	Wargaming in the Warhammer Universe.		Games and computer games.	Administrative issues of multiuser dungeons.	Informational articles about multiuser dungeons. (Moderated)	All about DikuMuds.	Discussions of the LPMUD computer role playing game.	Various aspects of multiuser computer games.	Discussion about Tiny muds, like MUSH, MUSE and MOO.	Discussion of the X window system game Netrek (XtrekII).		Discussion about Play by Mail games.	Discussing pinball-related issues.	Recreational (non-gambling) card playing.	Discussion of adventure game programming.	The computer game Angband.	Major info about rogue-styled games. (Moderated)

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