Finally had to plonk google gorups.

Grant Edwards grante at
Thu Apr 17 15:52:37 CEST 2008

On 2008-04-17, John Salerno <johnjsal at> wrote:
> Grant Edwards 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.
>> 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.
> How exactly do you killfile an entire source like that?

I use slrn, so I put this in my .score file:

Score:: = -9999
 Message-ID: .*

> Is it possible with Thunderbird?

I've no idea.

Grant Edwards                   grante             Yow! UH-OH!!  I put on
                                  at               "GREAT HEAD-ON TRAIN
                                 COLLISIONS of the 50's"
                                                   by mistake!!!

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