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Topic: alt.coffee question (7 msgs / 125 lines)
1) From: Jason Brooks
Greetings all,
    I am lurking out on alt.coffee via dp-news.maxwell.syr.edu.  I 
receive them all fine, but am unable to post.  My local ISP doesn't have 
a NNTP server of their own.  What servers do you alties use to post to 
alt.coffee. 
Thanks,
Jason
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With HW Gourmet, Poppery, and soon arriving BBQ roasters,
With Bodum Chambord and Krups Gusto brewers,
Drinking good coffee with anyone that arrives!

2) From: Johnny Kent
At 09:56 PM 2/17/2004 -0500, Jason Brooks wrote:
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Jason,
My ISP does have NNTP server so I use that but you can use google groups to
post.
go tohttp://groups.google.comor click the 'groups' link in the google
home page
and then type in alt.coffee in the search.
When alt.coffee comes up in google groups there is a link on the right
towards the top that reads
"Post a new message to alt.coffee"
I haven'y actually tried this but I'm pretty sure it will work... ;^D
Although I did notice some snide remark about using google to post there
one time....
Happy posting,
Johnny

3) From: Ken Mary
I suggest that you call around for a new ISP that will give you an 
*outsourced* news service. Outsourcing gives you a "connection" to a major
newsprovider, like Giganews or Supernews, rather than a local server at the
ISP. Local servers are usually severely limited to only a few thousand
groups and retention times of less than one week.
An alternative is a free news server, but these are often limited to
non-binary groups. Check out alt.free.newsservers.
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4) From: Angelo
I have Verizon (dsl) as a provider and I find it to have an excellent news 
server. In fact, I've noticed that many of those signed up with the paid 
news servers are often complaining about missing parts, while I sit there 
with the complete post already downloaded and burned......
Ciao,
Angelo
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5) From: Rich Adams
I think it displays your email addy in the post.
Rich Adams

6) From: Ron Kyle
when I signed up on Alt.coffee, I just went tohttp://google.com and clicked on groups at the top of the page and when the
new page came up I typed in alt.coffee
and bingo up it came. I signed up  to be able to post.
when I want to go to alt. coffee I still go thru goggle/groups
Ron

7) From: Greg Scace
Google groups is the easy and lazy way.
At 09:56 PM 2/17/2004 -0500, you wrote:
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