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Newsdemon.com Usenet Trivia Contest August 18th, 2008

August 18th, 2008

Here is today’s usenet trivia question:  What year did spamming become an issue on Usenet?

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.  If you are not the winner, check back tomorrow, we may post another Usenet Trivia question tomorrow!

 

Newsdemon.com Usenet Trivia Contest July 24th, 2008

July 24th, 2008

Here is today’s usenet trivia question:  When Did UUCPNET become the common name for the Usenet online network ?

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.  If you are not the winner, check back tomorrow, we may post another Usenet Trivia question tomorrow!

 

Newsdemon Newsgroups Usenet Trivia – May 22th

May 21st, 2008

Today’s Question:  What does a 502 error 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 Usenet Trivia – May 12th

May 12th, 2008

Today’s Question:  In 1993, the NSFnet Acceptable Use Policy was “reinterpreted”.  Why?

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 Usenet Trivia – May 5th

May 5th, 2008

Today’s Question:  What year were the first moderated groups (mod.*) introduced to Usenet?

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 Usenet Trivia – May 3rd

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

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 Newsgroups Trivia Contest

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

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

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!