Off-Topic Newsgroup Posts


Posting something to a newsgroup that does not fit the accepted topic of the group or that belongs in another group altogether. It is important to remember, that when using Usenet, that the segregating of groups that Usenet newsgroups are created in are unique to subject matters. Therefore, off-topic Usenet newsgroup postings can and often are considered to be a method of spam as it saturates the topic of the newsgroup to something that is irrelevant. It is strongly advised to find the particular groups that is generally specific to the matter in which you are posting to. If you are unsure, please be sure to ask questions in your first posting to the newsgroup.