Finally had to plonk google gorups.

Severian severian at
Wed Apr 16 14:43:24 EDT 2008

Grant Edwards wrote:
> On 2008-04-16, Mensanator <mensanator at> wrote:
>> On Apr 16, 9:19 am, Grant Edwards <gra... at> wrote:
>>> This morning almost half of c.l.p was spam.  In order to try
>>> to not tar both the benign google group users and the
>>> malignant ones with the same brush, I've been trying to kill
>>> usenet spam with subject patterns.  But that's not a battle
>>> you can win, so I broke down and joined all the other people
>>> that just killfile everything posted via google.groups.
>> Not very bright, eh?
>>> AFAICT, if you're a google groups user your posts are not being
>>> seen by many/most experienced (read "non-google-group") users.
>>> This is mainly the fault of google who has refused to do
>>> anything to stem the flood of span that's being sent via Google
>>> Groups.
>> Duh.
> My.  That was certainly a well-reasoned and well-written
> response.

Well, it did come from an AOL user posting from Google groups <g>.

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