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(Moderated) rec.arts.sf.tv.babylon5.moderated Babylon 5 creators meet Babylon 5 fans. (Moderated) rec.arts.sf.tv.quantum-leap Quantum Leap TV, comics, cons, etc. rec.arts.sf.written Discussion of written science fiction and fantasy. rec.arts.sf.written.robert-jordan Books by author Robert Jordan. rec.arts.startrek.current New Star Trek shows, movies and books. rec.arts.startrek.fandom Star Trek conventions and memorabilia. rec.arts.startrek.info Information about the universe of Star Trek. (Moderated) rec.arts.startrek.misc General discussions of Star Trek. rec.arts.startrek.reviews Reviews of Star Trek books, episodes, films, &c. 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(Moderated) rec.arts.tv.mst3k.misc For fans of Mystery Science Theater 3000. rec.arts.tv.soaps.abc Soap operas produced by or for the ABC network. rec.arts.tv.soaps.cbs Soap operas produced by or for the CBS network. rec.arts.tv.soaps.misc Postings of interest to all soap opera viewers. rec.arts.tv.uk.comedy Regarding UK-based comedy shows. rec.arts.tv.uk.coronation-st Regarding the UK based show Coronation Street. rec.arts.tv.uk.eastenders Regarding the UK based show Eastenders. rec.arts.tv.uk.emmerdale All about the British soap, Emmerdale. rec.arts.tv.uk.misc Miscellaneous topics about UK-based television. rec.arts.wobegon "A Prairie Home Companion" radio show discussion. rec.audio.car Discussions of automobile audio systems. rec.audio.high-end High-end audio systems. (Moderated) rec.audio.marketplace Buying and selling of home audio equipment. rec.audio.misc Post about audio here if you can't post anywhere else. rec.audio.opinion Everybody's two bits on audio in your home. rec.audio.pro Professional audio recording and studio engineering. rec.audio.tech Theoretical, factual, and DIY topics in home audio. rec.audio.tubes Electronic audio circuits which use vacuum tubes. rec.autos.4x4 The on and off-road four wheel drive vehicle. rec.autos.antique Discussing all aspects of automobiles over 25 years old. rec.autos.driving Driving automobiles. rec.autos.makers.chrysler Dodge, Plymouth, Jeep, Eagle, etc info/talk. rec.autos.makers.ford.explorer 1991+ Ford Explorer SUV. rec.autos.makers.ford.mustang Ford Mustangs in all their flavours. rec.autos.makers.honda Honda automobiles. rec.autos.makers.jeep+willys discussions on Jeep and Willys vehicles. rec.autos.makers.mazda.miata Mazda MX-5 Miata Forum. rec.autos.makers.saturn All about Saturn cars, fans and company. rec.autos.makers.vw.aircooled Bug, Bus, Ghia, Squareback, Thing, etc. rec.autos.makers.vw.watercooled Golf, Jetta, Corrado, Vanagon, new models, etc. rec.autos.marketplace Buy/Sell/Trade automobiles, parts, tools, accessories. rec.autos.misc Miscellaneous discussion about automobiles. rec.autos.rod-n-custom High performance automobiles. rec.autos.simulators Discussion of automotive simulators. rec.autos.sport.f1 Formula 1 motor racing. rec.autos.sport.indy Indy Car motor racing. rec.autos.sport.info Auto racing news, results, announcements. (Moderated) rec.autos.sport.misc Organized, legal auto competitions. rec.autos.sport.nascar NASCAR and other professional stock car racing. rec.autos.sport.rally Any type of interest in any form of rally motorsport. rec.autos.sport.tech Technical aspects & technology of auto racing. rec.autos.tech Technical aspects of automobiles, et. al. rec.aviation.aerobatics Aerobatics and unusual attitude flying. rec.aviation.announce Events of interest to the aviation community. (Moderated) rec.aviation.answers Frequently asked questions about aviation. (Moderated) rec.aviation.hang-gliding Hang-gliding, paragliding, foot-launched flight. rec.aviation.homebuilt Selecting, designing, building, and restoring aircraft. rec.aviation.ifr Flying under Instrument Flight Rules. rec.aviation.marketplace Aviation classifieds. rec.aviation.military Military aircraft of the past, present and future. rec.aviation.military.naval Discussion of Naval Aviation subjects. rec.aviation.misc Miscellaneous topics in aviation. rec.aviation.owning Information on owning airplanes. rec.aviation.piloting General discussion for aviators. rec.aviation.products Reviews and discussion of products useful to pilots. rec.aviation.questions Aviation questions and answers. (Moderated) rec.aviation.restoration Forum for debate on aircraft restoration. rec.aviation.rotorcraft Helicopters and other rotary wing aircraft. rec.aviation.simulators Flight simulation on all levels. rec.aviation.soaring All aspects of sailplanes and hang-gliders. rec.aviation.stories Anecdotes of flight experiences. (Moderated) rec.aviation.student Learning to fly. rec.aviation.ultralight Light aircraft in general, all topics. rec.backcountry Activities in the Great Outdoors. rec.bicycles.marketplace Buying, selling & reviewing items for cycling. rec.bicycles.misc General discussion of bicycling. rec.bicycles.off-road All aspects of off-road bicycling. rec.bicycles.racing Bicycle racing techniques, rules and results. rec.bicycles.rides Discussions of tours and training or commuting routes. rec.bicycles.soc Societal issues of bicycling. rec.bicycles.tech Cycling product design, construction, maintenance, etc. rec.birds Hobbyists interested in bird watching. rec.boats Hobbyists interested in boating. rec.boats.building Boat building, design, restoration, and repair. rec.boats.cruising Cruising in boats. rec.boats.electronics Electronics, hardware, software on boats. rec.boats.marketplace Boating products for sale and wanted. (Moderated) rec.boats.paddle Talk about any boats with oars, paddles, etc. rec.boats.racing Boat racing. rec.boats.racing.power Speed-based competition of all motorized watercraft. rec.climbing Climbing techniques, competition announcements, etc. rec.collecting Discussion among collectors of many things. rec.collecting.books Issues related to collecting books of all types. rec.collecting.cards.discuss Discussion of sports and non-sports cards. rec.collecting.cards.non-sports Non-sports cards. rec.collecting.coins Coin, currency, medal, etc. collecting forum. rec.collecting.dolls Doll and bear collecting and crafting. rec.collecting.paper-money Paper money and related collecting. rec.collecting.phonecards Info and Marketplace group for phonecards. rec.collecting.postal-history Study of the movement of the mails worldwide. rec.collecting.sport.baseball Baseball memorabilia (cards, photos, etc). rec.collecting.sport.basketball Basketball memorabilia (cards, photos, etc). rec.collecting.sport.football Football memorabilia (cards, photos, etc). rec.collecting.sport.hockey Hockey memorabilia (cards, photos, etc). rec.collecting.sport.misc Sports memorabilia not in any other group. rec.collecting.stamps Discussion of all things related to philately. rec.collecting.villages Collectible houses, cottages, villages, and accessories. rec.crafts.beads Making, collecting, and using beads. rec.crafts.brewing The art of making beers and meads. rec.crafts.carving Exchange of information on carving and its techniques. rec.crafts.dollhouses Collecting and making of dollhouse miniatures. rec.crafts.glass All aspects of glassworking and glass. rec.crafts.jewelry All aspects of jewelry making and lapidary work. rec.crafts.marketplace Small-scale ads for craft products of all kinds. rec.crafts.metalworking All aspects of working with metal. rec.crafts.misc Handiwork arts not covered elsewhere. rec.crafts.polymer-clay Techniques & resources relating to polymer clay. rec.crafts.pottery The ancient art of making clay pots. rec.crafts.rubberstamps The rubberstamp craft- tips, supplies, swaps. rec.crafts.textiles.marketplace Ads for textile products. rec.crafts.textiles.misc Fiber and textile crafts not covered elsewhere. rec.crafts.textiles.needlework Any form of decorative stitching done by hand. rec.crafts.textiles.quilting All about quilts and other quilted items. rec.crafts.textiles.sewing Sewing: clothes, furnishings, costumes, etc. rec.crafts.textiles.yarn Yarn making & use: spin, dye, knit, weave etc. rec.crafts.winemaking The tasteful art of making wine. rec.crafts.woodturning Woodturning and turned objects. rec.drugs.announce Announcements about drugs and related issues. (Moderated) rec.drugs.cannabis The drug cannabis (marijuana). rec.drugs.chemistry Chemistry, pharmacology and related issues. rec.drugs.misc Stimulants, sedatives, smart drugs, et cetera. rec.drugs.psychedelic LSD, Ecstasy, magic mushrooms and the like. rec.drugs.smart Smart drugs (nootropics). rec.equestrian Discussion of things equestrian. rec.folk-dancing Folk dances, dancers, and dancing. rec.food.baking Baking and baked goods, e.g. bread, pastries. rec.food.chocolate Chocolate. rec.food.cooking Food, cooking, cookbooks, and recipes. rec.food.drink Wines and spirits. rec.food.drink.beer All things beer. rec.food.drink.coffee The making and drinking of coffee. rec.food.drink.tea Tea as beverage and culture. rec.food.equipment Food-related equipment, appliances, utensils. rec.food.historic The history of food making arts. rec.food.marketplace Buying and selling food-related items. rec.food.preserving Preserving foodstuffs, herbs, and medicinals. rec.food.recipes Recipes for interesting food and drink. (Moderated) rec.food.restaurants Discussion of dining out. rec.food.sourdough Making and baking with sourdough. rec.food.veg Vegetarians. rec.food.veg.cooking Vegetarian recipes, cooking, nutrition. (Moderated) rec.gambling.blackjack Analysis of and strategy for blackjack, aka 21. rec.gambling.craps Analysis of and strategy for the dice game craps. rec.gambling.lottery Strategy and news of lotteries and sweepstakes. rec.gambling.misc All other gambling topics including travel. rec.gambling.other-games Gambling games not covered elsewhere. rec.gambling.poker Analysis and strategy of live poker games. rec.gambling.racing Wagering on animal races. rec.gambling.sports Wagering on human sporting events. rec.games.abstract Perfect information, pure strategy games. rec.games.backgammon Discussion of the game of backgammon. rec.games.board Discussion and hints on board games. rec.games.board.ce The Cosmic Encounter board game. rec.games.board.marketplace Trading and selling of board games. rec.games.bolo The networked strategy war game Bolo. rec.games.bridge Hobbyists interested in bridge. rec.games.bridge.okbridge Okbridge forum. rec.games.chess.analysis Analysis of openings/middlegames/endgames. rec.games.chess.computer Reports on game servers, databases, software. rec.games.chess.misc Forum for news/discussion related to chess. rec.games.chess.play-by-email Reports/discussions regarding email chess. rec.games.chess.politics News of nat'l/international chess organizations. rec.games.chinese-chess Discussion of the game of Chinese chess, Xiangqi. rec.games.computer.doom.announce Info/FAQs/reviews about DOOM. (Moderated) rec.games.computer.doom.editing Editing and hacking DOOM-related files. rec.games.computer.doom.help DOOM Help Service (new players welcome). rec.games.computer.doom.misc Talking about DOOM and id Software. rec.games.computer.doom.playing Playing DOOM and user-created levels. rec.games.computer.puzzle Puzzle-solving computer games. rec.games.computer.quake.announce Info/FAQ/Announcements about Quake. (Moderated) rec.games.computer.quake.editing Editing and hacking Quake-related files. rec.games.computer.quake.misc General discussion of Quake. rec.games.computer.quake.playing Playing Quake and user-created levels. rec.games.computer.quake.quake-c Modifying Quake with Quake-C. rec.games.computer.quake.servers Setup and maintenance of servers. rec.games.computer.stars The strategy game "Stars!". rec.games.computer.ultima-dragons forum for fans of the Ultima games. rec.games.computer.xpilot About the X11 game XPilot. rec.games.corewar The Core War computer challenge. rec.games.design Discussion of game design related issues. rec.games.diplomacy The conquest game Diplomacy. rec.games.empire Discussion and hints about Empire. rec.games.frp.advocacy Flames and rebuttals about various role-playing systems. rec.games.frp.announce Announcements of happenings in the role-playing world. (Moderated) rec.games.frp.archives Archivable fantasy stories and other projects. (Moderated) rec.games.frp.cyber Discussions of cyberpunk related roleplaying games. rec.games.frp.dnd Fantasy role-playing with TSR's Dungeons and Dragons. rec.games.frp.gurps The GURPS role playing game. rec.games.frp.live-action Live-action roleplaying games. rec.games.frp.marketplace Role-playing game materials wanted and for sale. rec.games.frp.misc General discussions of role-playing games. rec.games.frp.storyteller World of Darkness and StoryTeller games. rec.games.frp.super-heroes Super-hero role playing games. rec.games.go Discussion about Go. rec.games.int-fiction All aspects of interactive fiction games. rec.games.mecha Giant robot games. rec.games.miniatures.historical Historical and modern tabletop wargaming. rec.games.miniatures.misc Miniatures and various tabletop wargames. rec.games.miniatures.warhammer Wargaming in the Warhammer Universe. rec.games.misc Games and computer games. rec.games.mud.admin Administrative issues of multiuser dungeons. rec.games.mud.announce Informational articles about multiuser dungeons. (Moderated) rec.games.mud.diku All about DikuMuds. rec.games.mud.lp Discussions of the LPMUD computer role playing game. rec.games.mud.misc Various aspects of multiuser computer games. rec.games.mud.tiny Discussion about Tiny muds, like MUSH, MUSE and MOO. rec.games.netrek Discussion of the X window system game Netrek (XtrekII). rec.games.pbm Discussion about Play by Mail games. rec.games.pinball Discussing pinball-related issues. rec.games.playing-cards Recreational (non-gambling) card playing. rec.games.programmer Discussion of adventure game programming. rec.games.roguelike.angband The computer game Angband. rec.games.roguelike.announce Major info about rogue-styled games. (Moderated) rec.games.roguelike.misc Rogue-style dungeon games without other groups. rec.games.roguelike.moria The computer game Moria. rec.games.roguelike.nethack The computer game Nethack. rec.games.roguelike.rogue The computer game Rogue. rec.games.trading-cards.announce Important news about trading card games. (Moderated) rec.games.trading-cards.jyhad Jyhad trading card game discussions. rec.games.trading-cards.magic.misc General "Magic: the Gathering" postings. rec.games.trading-cards.magic.rules "Magic: the Gathering" rules Q&A. rec.games.trading-cards.magic.strategy "Magic: the Gathering" strategy. rec.games.trading-cards.marketplace.magic.auctions Auctions of Magic cards. rec.games.trading-cards.marketplace.magic.sales Selling Magic cards. rec.games.trading-cards.marketplace.magic.trades Trading Magic cards. rec.games.trading-cards.marketplace.misc Trading trading card stuff. rec.games.trading-cards.misc Other trading card game discussions. rec.games.trading-cards.startrek Star Trek Trading Card Games. rec.games.trivia Discussion about trivia. rec.games.video.3do Discussion of 3DO video game systems. rec.games.video.advocacy Debate on merits of various video game systems. rec.games.video.arcade Discussions about coin-operated video games. rec.games.video.arcade.collecting Collecting, converting, repairing etc. rec.games.video.atari Discussion of Atari's video game systems. rec.games.video.cd-i CD-i topics with emphasis on games. rec.games.video.cd32 Gaming talk, info and help for the Amiga CD32. rec.games.video.classic Older home video entertainment systems. rec.games.video.marketplace Home video game stuff for sale or trade. rec.games.video.misc General discussion about home video games. rec.games.video.nintendo All Nintendo video game systems and software. rec.games.video.sega All Sega video game systems and software. rec.games.video.sony Sony game hardware and software. rec.games.xtank.play Strategy and tactics for the distributed game Xtank. rec.games.xtank.programmer Coding the Xtank game and its robots. rec.gardens Gardening, methods and results. rec.gardens.orchids Growing, hybridizing, and general care of orchids. rec.gardens.roses Gardening information related to roses. rec.guns Discussions about firearms. (Moderated) rec.heraldry Discussion of coats of arms. rec.humor Jokes and the like. May be somewhat offensive. rec.humor.d Discussions on the content of rec.humor articles. rec.humor.funny Jokes that are funny (in the moderator's opinion). (Moderated) rec.humor.oracle Sagacious advice from the USENET Oracle. (Moderated) rec.humor.oracle.d Comments about the USENET Oracle's comments. rec.hunting Discussions about hunting. (Moderated) rec.hunting.dogs Hunting topics specifically related to using dogs. (Moderated) rec.juggling Juggling techniques, equipment and events. rec.kites Talk about kites and kiting. rec.knives Anything that goes cut or has an edge. rec.mag Magazine summaries, tables of contents, etc. rec.mag.dargon DargonZine fantasy fiction emag issues and discussion. rec.martial-arts Discussion of the various martial art forms. rec.misc General topics about recreational/participant sports. rec.models.railroad Model railroads of all scales. rec.models.rc.air Radio-controlled air models. rec.models.rc.helicopter Model helicopter flying, construction, and tips. rec.models.rc.land Radio-controlled land models. rec.models.rc.misc Radio-controlled miscellaneous items. rec.models.rc.water Radio-controlled water models. rec.models.rockets Model rockets for hobbyists. rec.models.scale Construction of models. rec.motorcycles Motorcycles and related products and laws. rec.motorcycles.dirt Riding motorcycles and ATVs off-road. rec.motorcycles.harley All aspects of Harley-Davidson motorcycles. rec.motorcycles.racing Discussion of all aspects of racing motorcycles. rec.music.a-cappella Vocal music without instrumental accompaniment. rec.music.afro-latin Music with Afro-Latin, African and Latin influences. rec.music.ambient Ambient music and artists. rec.music.arabic All aspects of the music of the Arab world. rec.music.artists.amy-grant All aspects of Amy Grant's career. rec.music.artists.beach-boys The Beach Boys' music & the effect they've had. rec.music.artists.bruce-hornsby The music of Bruce Hornsby. rec.music.artists.danny-elfman Composer Danny Elfman's music. rec.music.artists.debbie-gibson The music of Deborah Gibson. rec.music.artists.emmylou-harris Emmylou Harris, her music, her friends. rec.music.artists.kings-x Gretchen Goes to Usenet. rec.music.artists.kiss The rock band KISS and related projects. rec.music.artists.mariah-carey Mariah Carey and her music. rec.music.artists.queensryche The Thinking Mind's Metal Band. rec.music.artists.reb-st-james All aspects of Rebecca St. James' career. rec.music.artists.springsteen Forum for fans of Bruce Springsteen's music. rec.music.beatles Postings about the Fab Four & their music. rec.music.beatles.info Latest press notes about the Beatles. (Moderated) rec.music.beatles.moderated Fab Four analytical & investigative articles. (Moderated) rec.music.bluenote Discussion of jazz, blues, and related types of music. rec.music.bluenote.blues The Blues in all forms and all aspects. rec.music.brazilian All aspects of brazilian music. rec.music.celtic Traditional and modern music with a Celtic flavor. rec.music.christian Christian music, both contemporary and traditional. rec.music.classical Discussion about classical music. rec.music.classical.contemporary Contemporary classical music. rec.music.classical.guitar Classical music performed on guitar. rec.music.classical.performing Performing classical (including early) music. rec.music.classical.recordings Classical music on CD, vinyl, cassette, etc. rec.music.collecting.cd Compact discs of collector value (NO wanted or forsale). rec.music.collecting.misc Memorabilia (NO wanted, forsale, CD or vinyl). rec.music.collecting.vinyl Collecting vinyl records (NO wanted or forsale). rec.music.compose Creating musical and lyrical works. rec.music.country.old-time Southern fiddle/banjo music and beyond. rec.music.country.western C&W music, performers, performances, etc. rec.music.dementia Discussion of comedy and novelty music. rec.music.dylan Discussion of Bob's works & music. rec.music.early Discussion of pre-classical European music. rec.music.filipino All types and forms of Filipino music. rec.music.filk Music genre originated in the sf/fantasy fan community. rec.music.folk Folks discussing folk music of various sorts. rec.music.funky Funk, soul, rhythm & blues and related. rec.music.gaffa Discussion of Kate Bush & other alternative music. (Moderated) rec.music.gdead A group for (Grateful) Dead-heads. rec.music.hip-hop Hip-Hop music and culture in general. rec.music.indian.classical Hindustani and Carnatic Indian classical music. rec.music.indian.misc Discussing Indian music in general. rec.music.industrial Discussion of all industrial-related music styles. rec.music.info News and announcements on musical topics. (Moderated) rec.music.iranian Discussion of Iranian music. rec.music.makers For performers and their discussions. rec.music.makers.bagpipe Music and playing of all types of bagpipes. rec.music.makers.bands For musicians who play in groups with others. rec.music.makers.bass Upright bass and bass guitar techniques and equipment. rec.music.makers.bowed-strings Violin family (current & old) performance. rec.music.makers.builders Design, building, repair of musical instruments. rec.music.makers.choral Choral groups and choral music. rec.music.makers.dulcimer Dulcimers and related instruments. rec.music.makers.french-horn About horn players and playing. rec.music.makers.guitar Electric and acoustic guitar techniques and equipment. rec.music.makers.guitar.acoustic Discussion of acoustic guitar playing. rec.music.makers.guitar.jazz All aspects of jazz guitar. rec.music.makers.guitar.tablature Guitar tablature/chords. rec.music.makers.marketplace Buying & selling used music-making equipment. rec.music.makers.percussion Drum & other percussion techniques & equipment. rec.music.makers.piano Piano music, performing, composing, learning, styles. rec.music.makers.saxophone All aspects of the saxophone and its music. rec.music.makers.songwriting All about songwriting. rec.music.makers.squeezebox Accordions, concertinas, and related free reeds. rec.music.makers.synth Synthesizers and computer music. rec.music.makers.trumpet The exchange of trumpet related information. rec.music.marketplace.cd Buying and selling collectible compact discs. rec.music.marketplace.misc Buying and selling non-vinyl/CD music. rec.music.marketplace.vinyl Buying and selling collectible vinyl records. rec.music.misc Music lovers' group. rec.music.movies Music for movies and television. rec.music.newage "New Age" music discussions. rec.music.opera All aspects of opera. rec.music.phish Discussing the musical group Phish. rec.music.progressive Symphonic rock, art rock, fusion, Canterbury, RIO, etc. rec.music.promotional Information and promo materials from record companies. (Moderated) rec.music.ragtime Ragtime and related music styles. rec.music.reggae Roots, Rockers, Dancehall Reggae. rec.music.rem The musical group R.E.M. rec.music.reviews Reviews of music of all genres and mediums. (Moderated) rec.music.rock-pop-r+b.1950s 1950s Rock, Pop, and Rhythm & Blues music. rec.music.rock-pop-r+b.1960s 1960s Rock, Pop, and Rhythm & Blues music. rec.music.rock-pop-r+b.1970s 1970s Rock, Pop, Soul, and Rhythm & Blues music. rec.music.tori-amos Discussion of the female singer/songwriter Tori Amos. rec.music.video Discussion of music videos and music video software. rec.nude Hobbyists interested in naturist/nudist activities. rec.org.mensa Talking with members of the high IQ society Mensa. rec.org.sca Society for Creative Anachronism. rec.outdoors.camping General camping, any camping you could do by auto. rec.outdoors.fishing All aspects of sport and commercial fishing. rec.outdoors.fishing.bass Freshwater bass. rec.outdoors.fishing.fly Fly fishing in general. rec.outdoors.fishing.fly.tying Issues relating to tying flies for flyfishing. rec.outdoors.fishing.saltwater Saltwater fishing, methods, gear, Q&A. rec.outdoors.marketplace All business related to the outdoors. rec.outdoors.national-parks Activities and politics in national parks. rec.outdoors.rv-travel Discussions related to recreational vehicles. rec.parks.theme Entertainment theme parks. rec.pets Pets, pet care, and household animals in general. rec.pets.birds The culture and care of indoor birds. rec.pets.cats Discussion about domestic cats. rec.pets.dogs.activities Dog events: showing, obedience, agility, etc. rec.pets.dogs.behavior Behaviors and problems: housetraining, chewing, etc. rec.pets.dogs.breeds Breed specific -- breed traits, finding breeders, etc. rec.pets.dogs.health Info about health problems & how to care for dogs. rec.pets.dogs.info General information and FAQs posted here. (Moderated) rec.pets.dogs.misc All other topics, chat, humor, etc. rec.pets.dogs.rescue Information about breed rescue, placing and adopting. rec.pets.herp Reptiles, amphibians and other exotic vivarium pets. rec.photo.darkroom Developing, printing and other darkroom issues. rec.photo.digital Digital cameras, scanners, printers, software, PhotoCD. rec.photo.equipment.35mm 35mm cameras and lenses. rec.photo.equipment.large-format Large format cameras and lenses. rec.photo.equipment.medium-format Medium format cameras and lenses. rec.photo.equipment.misc Other formats, tripods, projectors, bags etc. rec.photo.film+labs Film and commercial photofinishing. rec.photo.marketplace Trading of personal photographic equipment. rec.photo.misc General issues related to photography. rec.photo.moderated The art and science of photography. (Moderated) rec.photo.technique.art Issues of fine art, framing, display. rec.photo.technique.misc Other non-equipment posts about technique. rec.photo.technique.nature Wildlife, landscapes, travel tips etc. rec.photo.technique.people Portraits, figure studies, weddings etc. rec.ponds Pond issues: plants, fish, design, maintenance. rec.puzzles Puzzles, problems, and quizzes. rec.puzzles.crosswords Making and playing gridded word puzzles. rec.pyrotechnics Fireworks, rocketry, safety, & other topics. rec.radio.amateur.antenna Antennas: theory, techniques and construction. rec.radio.amateur.boatanchors Vacuum tube-based amateur radio equipment. rec.radio.amateur.digital.misc Packet radio and other digital radio modes. rec.radio.amateur.dx Discussion, tips, notices and news for DXers. rec.radio.amateur.equipment All about production amateur radio hardware. rec.radio.amateur.homebrew Amateur radio construction and experimentation. rec.radio.amateur.misc Amateur radio practices, contests, events, rules, etc. rec.radio.amateur.policy Radio use & regulation policy. rec.radio.amateur.space Amateur radio transmissions through space. rec.radio.broadcasting Discussion of global domestic broadcast radio. (Moderated) rec.radio.cb Citizen-band radio. rec.radio.info Informational postings related to radio. (Moderated) rec.radio.noncomm Topics relating to noncommercial radio. rec.radio.scanner "Utility" broadcasting traffic above 30 MHz. rec.radio.shortwave Shortwave radio enthusiasts. rec.radio.swap Offers to trade and swap radio equipment. rec.roller-coaster Roller coasters and other amusement park rides. rec.running Running for enjoyment, sport, exercise, etc. rec.scouting.guide+girl Guiding and girl scout organizations. rec.scouting.issues Issues related to scouting policy. rec.scouting.misc General and international guiding and scouting topics. rec.scouting.usa USA specific scouting and guiding topics. rec.scuba Hobbyists interested in SCUBA diving. rec.scuba.equipment Scuba equipment, purchase, pros/cons, use. rec.scuba.locations Scuba travel, location questions. rec.skiing.alpine Downhill skiing technique, equipment, etc. rec.skiing.announce FAQ, competition results, automated snow reports. (Moderated) rec.skiing.backcountry Backcountry skiing. rec.skiing.marketplace Items for sale/wanted. rec.skiing.nordic Cross-country skiing technique, equipment, etc. rec.skiing.resorts.europe Skiing in Europe. rec.skiing.resorts.misc Skiing in other than Europe and North America. rec.skiing.resorts.north-america Skiing in North America. rec.skiing.snowboard Snowboarding technique, equipment, etc. rec.skydiving Hobbyists interested in skydiving. rec.sport.archery All aspects of archery for archers of any skill level. rec.sport.baseball Discussion about baseball. rec.sport.baseball.analysis Analysis & discussion of baseball. (Moderated) rec.sport.baseball.college Baseball on the collegiate level. rec.sport.baseball.data Raw baseball data (Stats, birthdays, scheds). rec.sport.baseball.fantasy Rotisserie (fantasy) baseball play. rec.sport.basketball.college Hoops on the collegiate level. rec.sport.basketball.europe A European basketball forum. rec.sport.basketball.misc Discussion about basketball. rec.sport.basketball.pro Talk of professional basketball. rec.sport.basketball.women Women's basketball at all levels. rec.sport.billiard Billiard sports, including pool, snooker, carom games. rec.sport.boxing Boxing in all its pugilistic facets and forms. rec.sport.cricket Discussion about the sport of cricket. rec.sport.cricket.info News, scores and info related to cricket. (Moderated) rec.sport.curling All aspects of the Sport Curling. rec.sport.disc Discussion of flying disc based sports. rec.sport.fencing All aspects of swordplay. rec.sport.footbag Discussion about the sport of footbag. rec.sport.football.australian Discussion of Australian (Rules) Football. rec.sport.football.canadian All about Canadian rules football. rec.sport.football.college US-style college football. rec.sport.football.fantasy Rotisserie (fantasy) football play. rec.sport.football.misc Discussion about American-style football. rec.sport.football.pro US-style professional football. rec.sport.golf Discussion about all aspects of golfing. rec.sport.hockey Discussion about ice hockey. rec.sport.hockey.field Discussion of the sport of field hockey. rec.sport.jetski Using Personal Water Craft, aka "jet skiing". rec.sport.misc Spectator sports. rec.sport.officiating Sports officials and officiating athletic contests. rec.sport.olympics All aspects of the Olympic Games. rec.sport.orienteering All matters related to the sport of orienteering. rec.sport.paintball Discussing all aspects of the survival game paintball. rec.sport.pro-wrestling Discussion about professional wrestling. rec.sport.pro-wrestling.fantasy Rotisserie league professional wrestling. rec.sport.pro-wrestling.info Informational postings about wrestling. (Moderated) rec.sport.rodeo Anything dealing with the sport of rodeo. rec.sport.rowing Crew for competition or fitness. rec.sport.rugby.league Everything related to playing/supporting Rugby League. rec.sport.rugby.union Everything related to playing/supporting Rugby Union. rec.sport.skating.ice.figure Figure/artistic skating. rec.sport.skating.ice.recreational Recreational ice skating. rec.sport.skating.inline Inline skating, aka Rollerblading. rec.sport.skating.misc Miscellaneous skating topics. rec.sport.skating.racing Racing and speed skating. rec.sport.skating.roller Conventional (quad) roller skating. rec.sport.snowmobiles Snowmobiling and related issues. rec.sport.soccer Discussion about soccer (Association Football). rec.sport.softball All aspects of fastpitch and slowpitch softball. rec.sport.squash Forum for all apects of squash. rec.sport.sumo This group is dedicated to the Japanese sport Sumo. rec.sport.swimming Training for and competing in swimming events. rec.sport.table-soccer Table-soccer of all types: foosball and subbuteo. rec.sport.table-tennis Things related to table tennis (aka Ping Pong). rec.sport.tennis Things related to the sport of tennis. rec.sport.triathlon Discussing all aspects of multi-event sports. rec.sport.unicycling All sorts of fun on one wheel. rec.sport.volleyball Discussion about volleyball. rec.sport.water-polo Discussion of water polo. rec.sport.waterski Waterskiing and other boat-towed activities. rec.toys.action-figures Action figure toys and related accessories. rec.toys.cars Toy car collecting. rec.toys.lego Discussion of Lego, Duplo (and compatible) toys. rec.toys.misc Discussion of toys that lack a specific newsgroup. rec.toys.vintage Toys older than 20 years valued as historic/memorabilia. rec.travel.africa Travel on the African continent. rec.travel.air Airline travel around the world. rec.travel.asia Travel in Asia. rec.travel.australia+nz Travel Information for Australia and New Zealand. rec.travel.bed+breakfast A forum for bed and breakfast guests. (Moderated) rec.travel.caribbean Travel to the islands of the Caribbean, sans pirates. rec.travel.cruises Travel by cruise ship. rec.travel.europe Travel in Europe. rec.travel.latin-america Travel in Caribbean, Central and South America. rec.travel.marketplace Tickets and accomodations wanted and for sale. rec.travel.misc Everything and anything about travel. rec.travel.resorts.all-inclusive All-inclusive resorts. (Moderated) rec.travel.usa-canada Travel in the United States and Canada. rec.video Video and video components. rec.video.cable-tv Technical and regulatory issues of cable television. rec.video.desktop Amateur, computer-based video editing and production. rec.video.desktop.toaster The Video Toaster and Flyer systems. rec.video.marketplace Video equipment marketplace. rec.video.production Making professional quality video productions. rec.video.professional Professional video, technical and artistic. (Moderated) rec.video.releases Pre-recorded video releases on laserdisc and videotape. rec.video.satellite.dbs DBS systems and technologies. rec.video.satellite.europe European satellite broadcasting. rec.video.satellite.misc Non-TVRO and non-DBS satellite information. rec.video.satellite.tvro "Large Dish" ("BUD") systems and technologies. rec.windsurfing Riding the waves as a hobby. rec.woodworking Hobbyists interested in woodworking.