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Newsdemon Newsgroups Usenet Trivia – May 3rd

By WebMaster May 3rd, 2008

Today’s Question:  What does the NNTP reply code 250 mean?

The FIRST person to reply to the following email address with the correct answer PLUS their Name, City, State, and Country will be declared the winner. The winner will receive a free month of Newsdemon.com Usenet Access! Only the FIRST CORRECT email we receive at [email protected] with the user’s real information will be considered. We will announce the winner within 24 hours of posting the Trivia Question. If you submit an answer and do not hear back from us, then you are not the winner. We will post the winners first name, last initial, city, and country on the blog IN THE COMMENTS section of this post after we have emailed the winner.



Newsdemon Newsgroups Trivia Contest May 1st

By WebMaster May 1st, 2008

Today’s question:  The @ sign was chosen from the punctuation keys on Tomlinson’s Model 33 Teletype for its “at” meaning.   What year did this happen?

The FIRST person to reply to the following email address with the correct answer PLUS their Name, City, State, and Country will be declared the winner. The winner will receive a free month of Newsdemon.com Usenet Access! Only the FIRST CORRECT email we receive at [email protected] with the user’s real information will be considered. We will announce the winner within 24 hours of posting the Trivia Question. If you submit an answer and do not hear back from us, then you are not the winner. We will post the winners first name, last initial, city, and country on the blog IN THE COMMENTS section of this post after we have emailed the winner.



Newsdemon Beta-Testing European SSL Newsgroups Server

By WebMaster April 29th, 2008

We are in the process of beta testing our new ssl function from our European server farm.  We would like to get a few dozen European customers who are already subscribed to one of our “Premium Plans with 20 SSL Encrypted Connections”.  If you are interested, please email us with your memberid and we will add you to the list.  Please keep in mind this is a beta test, and we are only accepting a few dozen testers.

To add your name to the list, email us at:  [email protected]



Newsdemon Newsgroups Trivia Contest – April 29th

By WebMaster April 29th, 2008

Today’s quesion:  What is a killfile?

The FIRST person to reply to the following email address with the correct answer PLUS their Name, City, State, and Country will be declared the winner. The winner will receive a free month of Newsdemon.com Usenet Access! Only the FIRST CORRECT email we receive at [email protected] with the user’s real information will be considered. We will announce the winner within 24 hours of posting the Trivia Question. If you submit an answer and do not hear back from us, then you are not the winner. We will post the winners first name, last initial, city, and country on the blog IN THE COMMENTS section of this post after we have emailed the winner.



Newsdemon.com Newsgroups Trivia Contest – April 28th

By WebMaster April 28th, 2008

    Today’s question:

A small search engine called ‘Google’ opened its doors on September 7th, 1998.  It was originally given a name because of its unique ability to analyze ‘back links’ pointing to a given website.  It was renamed shortly before opening.  What was its original name?

The FIRST THREE persons to reply to the following email address with the correct answer PLUS their Name, City, State, and Country will be declared the winner. The winner will receive a free month of Newsdemon.com Usenet Access! Only the FIRST THREE CORRECT emails we receive at [email protected] with the user’s real information will be considered. We will announce the winner within 24 hours of posting the Trivia Question. If you submit an answer and do not hear back from us, then you are not the winner. We will post the winners first name, last initial, city, and country on the blog IN THE COMMENTS section of this post after we have emailed the winners.



Newsdemon Newsgroups Trivia Contest

By WebMaster April 27th, 2008

We want everyone to know we are really excited about the trivia contest.  We received over 25 correct answers for the trivia contest from April 26th.  We decided to create a free one month account for every correct answer we received!  If you didn’t answer, you missed out!  We may do this again in the future so keep trying even if you do not win the first or second time you enter.

Just a reminder, we will now be posting the winners in the comments section of the blog post for each question.



Newsdemon Newsgroups Trivia Contest – April 26th

By WebMaster April 26th, 2008

Here is today’s trivia question: When did the “Great Renaming” occur?

 The FIRST person to reply to the following email address with the correct answer PLUS their Name, City, State, and Country will be declared the winner. The winner will receive a free month of Newsdemon.com Usenet Access! Only the FIRST CORRECT email we receive at [email protected] with the user’s real information will be considered. We will announce the winner within 24 hours of posting the Trivia Question. If you submit an answer and do not hear back from us, then you are not the winner. We will post the winners first name, last initial, city, and country on the blog IN THE COMMENTS section of this post after we have emailed the winner.



Winner for Newsdemon Newsgroups Trivia – April 24th

By WebMaster April 26th, 2008

We have a winner!

 H.G from London, England won today’s question with the following answer:  humanities.*, comp.*, misc.*, news.*, rec.*, sci.*, soc.*, and talk.*

H.G. will receive a free month of Newsdemon Newsgroups Service!



Newsdemon Newsgroups Trivia April 24th

By WebMaster April 24th, 2008

Here is today’s usenet trivia question:  Name the Big 8 hierarchies

 The FIRST person to reply to the following email address with the correct answer PLUS their Name, City, State, and Country will be declared the winner. The winner will receive a free month of Newsdemon.com Usenet Access! Only the FIRST CORRECT email we receive at [email protected] with the user’s real information will be considered. We will announce the winner within 24 hours of posting the Trivia Question. If you submit an answer and do not hear back from us, then you are not the winner. We will post the winners first name, last initial, city, and country on the blog after we have emailed the winner.



Winner for Newsdemon Newsgroups Trivia – April 23rd

By WebMaster April 24th, 2008

We have a winner! 

Harry P. from Athens, Greece provided the following answer:  May 11th, 1981

Harry will receive a free month of Newsdemon Newsgroups Service!