Originally posted by Mr Creosote
Simple answer: All newsgroups are dying. The concept is pretty much obsolete with web-based forums these days. Main problem is the technical inability of 99.999999% of all computer users who can't do anything else than open "Word" or "Internet Explorer", of course.
Well all the binaer groups are stronger than ever.... But yes the more forum based newsgroup are to complicated, and there always seems to be a so called leader flaming every person he/she don't like... or some jerk posting porn...