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Re: New Users - FAQ for alt.os.linux.mandrake/mandriva

  • Subject: Re: New Users - FAQ for alt.os.linux.mandrake/mandriva
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 07 May 2006 08:14:33 +0100
  • Newsgroups: alt.os.linux.mandrake
  • Organization: schestowitz.com / MCC / Manchester University
  • References: <slrne5oubc.k63.no.spam@thurston.blinkynet.net> <Y247g.23957$vy1.8189@news-server.bigpond.net.au> <gl50j3-kau.ln1@alta.sierrandays.org>
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__/ [ matt_left_coast ] on Sunday 07 May 2006 04:20 \__

> Troy Forbes wrote:
>> Blinky the Shark wrote:
>>> New Users - FAQ for alt.os.linux.mandrake/mandriva
>>> This text version: http://blinkynet.net/comp/faq_aolm.txt
>>> HTML version:      http://blinkynet.net/comp/faq_aolm.html
>>> =================================================================
>> Hey Blinky,
>> Is this some sort of way it should be? I'm a new user to news and have
>> wondered about news educate? If I aint got right, let me know pls...
> No, it is not. A FAQ should cover Frequently Asked Questions  (using the
> first three letters is how they get the FAQ acronym. Instested the usenet
> thought police chose to bate people in using the FAQ title but giving them
> a behavior lecture.

You want a behavioural lecture? I present to you the UseNet Improvement
Project. Your host: Blinky the Shark, courtesy of the Web/HTML-oriented


Slightly less offenseive and more constructive guides (from Guy Macon):

Quoting Style in Newsgroup Postings

How do I quote correctly in usenet?

Common Mistakes in Usenet Postings and How to Avoid Them

Bottom vs. top posting and quotation style on Usenet

Why bottom-posting is better than top-posting

+What do you mean "my reply is upside-down"?

Best wishes,


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