On 24 Dec 2006 14:25:50 -0800, "Matthew Ota" <otakenji@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Are there any "moderated" Google Groups dealing with amateur telescope
>> making and telescope buffs? This cross-posting and spamming from these
>> fanatic psychos boggles the mind. Like, they have literally thousands
>> of other political and social groups they can hammer, but they still
>> come into groups like this and spout their bullshit crap, day in and
>> day out.
>> Could we start a moderated Google Group and killfile these insane
>> little pricks?
>You do not understand that "Google Groups" is just a user shell over
>the usenet, a message network that predates the internet. You can
>access the usenet through one of many newsgroup servers, not just
Yahoo has mailing lists for ATMs and others. Go to
http://groups.yahoo.com/ and do a search. There are plenty of
astronomy related lists.
The night is just the shadow of the Earth.