An individual area of Usenet containing text posting vaguely related to the defined subject for the newsgroup. Web equivalent is a message board
The original "underbelly" of the internet. Used for exchanging messages and file sharing.
Which newsgroups do you subscribe to?
I subscribe to alt.sex.stories and alt.binaries.pictures.erotica.bbw
The first rule of newsgroups: Don't talk about newsgroups. Second rule of newsgroups: Don't talk about newsgroups.
n00b:Hey man, what are these newsgroups I've heard about?
non-n00b:It's just a bunch of shitty porn grouped together on the net; I would stick with P2P
if I were you.
A place where you have to walk on eggshells. In other words, you gotta be careful about what you post to a newsgroup, otherwise, you may end up getting flamed.
I introduced myself to the newsgroup, and ended up getting flamed.
a network of groups that's now been taken over with binaries full of porn
great, another 2 days till that newsgroup server is useable
An acronym for something relating to child porn
wow, that newsgroup has a picture of a sodomized baby on it. Fuck...