Barbecue (alt.food.barbecue) Discuss barbecue and grilling--southern style "low and slow" smoking of ribs, shoulders and briskets, as well as direct heat grilling of everything from burgers to salmon to vegetables.

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Old 30-12-2003, 06:13 PM
MikeT
 
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The expiration time on Alt.Binaries.Food is preposterous.
Being an alt.binaries group, it gets lumped in with the handfuls of PORN groups.
The pix folks post of their food porn only last long enough for the addicts to
view them. When us reformed (or non-admitted) addicts get there the beautiful
pix are long gone.

I would like to see if there is objection to posting of BBQ Pictures to this
group.


Please reply to the top of this thread with a simple subject line of Yes or No.
If you want discussion go ahead and add some
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Old 30-12-2003, 06:29 PM
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On Tue, 30 Dec 2003 18:13:28 GMT, "MikeT"
wrote:

The expiration time on Alt.Binaries.Food is preposterous.
Being an alt.binaries group, it gets lumped in with the handfuls of PORN groups.
The pix folks post of their food porn only last long enough for the addicts to
view them. When us reformed (or non-admitted) addicts get there the beautiful
pix are long gone.


There is a reason why binary groups expire quickly: binaries take up
a lot of server space. What you are proposing could result in AFB
expiring more quickly on lots of servers.

I would like to see if there is objection to posting of BBQ Pictures to this
group.


Binaries don't belong in non-binary groups. Period.

Please reply to the top of this thread with a simple subject line of Yes or No.


Whuh? WTH is "the top of this thread"? And why would you want to wade
through a bazillion posts titled YES and NO?

If you want discussion go ahead and add some


Oh, gee. Thanks for granting permission.


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Old 30-12-2003, 07:11 PM
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MikeT wrote:

The expiration time on Alt.Binaries.Food is preposterous.
Being an alt.binaries group, it gets lumped in with the handfuls of PORN groups.
The pix folks post of their food porn only last long enough for the addicts to
view them. When us reformed (or non-admitted) addicts get there the beautiful
pix are long gone.

I would like to see if there is objection to posting of BBQ Pictures to this
group.

Please reply to the top of this thread with a simple subject line of Yes or No.
If you want discussion go ahead and add some
-miket



I'm a new poster here, but have been lurking for a few weeks and
(hopefully :-) have a good about the group and it's personalities.

Personally, I think it's a bad idea to post binaries to a non-binary
group (only a small portion of the alt hierarchy is binary). I access
Usenet from a couple of different sources, some of which tolerate
binaries and some of which don't. For example, right now I'm using a
Supernews account that specifically doesn't include any binary groups
(it's quite a bit cheaper than one that does). If this groups started
including binaries, at best I wouldn't get the images, but at worst
Supernews might start considering this a binary group and drop it from
their non-binary service. Google also doesn't archive or support
binaries, so anyone who posts from Google would be left out.

Top posting is also evil, but it's probably not a good idea to resurrect
that thread right now ;-)

Alan
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Old 30-12-2003, 07:17 PM
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MikeT wrote:

The expiration time on Alt.Binaries.Food is preposterous.
Being an alt.binaries group, it gets lumped in with the handfuls of PORN groups.
The pix folks post of their food porn only last long enough for the addicts to
view them. When us reformed (or non-admitted) addicts get there the beautiful
pix are long gone.

I would like to see if there is objection to posting of BBQ Pictures to this
group.


Yes, I do object to posting of binaries on a non-binary group.


Please reply to the top of this thread with a simple subject line of Yes or No.
If you want discussion go ahead and add some
-miket






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Old 30-12-2003, 07:27 PM
Ol' Hippie
 
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Yes I object.
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Old 30-12-2003, 08:36 PM
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It's probably your news provider, the retention mine provides is only 24-48
hours for ALL binary groups. Blech. Then again, I won't die if I dont see
something, or can always ask for a repost.
I'm against as well, sorry.

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Old 30-12-2003, 08:44 PM
Michael
 
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Yes, I object.


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Old 30-12-2003, 09:19 PM
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On Tue, 30 Dec 2003 18:13:28 GMT, "MikeT"
wrote:

The expiration time on Alt.Binaries.Food is preposterous.
Being an alt.binaries group, it gets lumped in with the handfuls of PORN groups.
The pix folks post of their food porn only last long enough for the addicts to
view them. When us reformed (or non-admitted) addicts get there the beautiful
pix are long gone.

I would like to see if there is objection to posting of BBQ Pictures to this
group.


Please reply to the top of this thread with a simple subject line of Yes or No.
If you want discussion go ahead and add some
-miket




Hell no that's what the binary groups are for.....

Try using a site that archives the binary groups or a pay service and
you can see what you need. Try this:

http://www.usenet-replayer.com
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Old 30-12-2003, 09:46 PM
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And again, "NO"

The retention time is a function of the policies of YOUR SELECTED news
provider. Attempting to solve the problem(s) that you have with your
selected provider by impacting every other reader of this newsgroup is
rather selfish, not to say impractical.

Why so? Most news providers do not go out of their way to cater to
usenet, regarding it as a sort of mysterious burden they have to
assume. If you transform a non-binary group into a binary group they
will eventually respond to the increased resources consumed and the
retention will fall in line with their treatment of other binaries
groups. For those readers whose ISP or news provider do not carry
binary groups as a matter of policy, they will eventually conclude
that afb is a binaries group and drop it. In "solving" your problem
you make it more likely that others will lose access to afb altogether
or force them to do what you should do. Get a different news
provider.

That said, you are always free to propose changes to the group's
charter and there are sanctioned means to do so

$0.02 (top-posted only because you so requested...)

On Tue, 30 Dec 2003 18:13:28 GMT, "MikeT"
wrote:

The expiration time on Alt.Binaries.Food is preposterous.
Being an alt.binaries group, it gets lumped in with the handfuls of PORN groups.
The pix folks post of their food porn only last long enough for the addicts to
view them. When us reformed (or non-admitted) addicts get there the beautiful
pix are long gone.

I would like to see if there is objection to posting of BBQ Pictures to this
group.


Please reply to the top of this thread with a simple subject line of Yes or No.
If you want discussion go ahead and add some
-miket





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Old 30-12-2003, 09:51 PM
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"MikeT" wrote in message
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The expiration time on Alt.Binaries.Food is preposterous.


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or No.
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Old 30-12-2003, 10:01 PM
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In article ,
Kevin S. Wilson wrote:
On Tue, 30 Dec 2003 18:13:28 GMT, "MikeT"
wrote:

I would like to see if there is objection to posting of BBQ Pictures to this
group.


Binaries don't belong in non-binary groups. Period.


Ditto. Don't post binaries here.

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Old 30-12-2003, 10:21 PM
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MikeT wrote:
The expiration time on Alt.Binaries.Food is preposterous.
Being an alt.binaries group, it gets lumped in with the handfuls of PORN groups.
The pix folks post of their food porn only last long enough for the addicts to
view them. When us reformed (or non-admitted) addicts get there the beautiful
pix are long gone.

I would like to see if there is objection to posting of BBQ Pictures to this
group.

Please reply to the top of this thread with a simple subject line of Yes or No.
If you want discussion go ahead and add some
-miket


Yes, I object to posting binaries in a non-binary newsgroup. Get
addicted or get a better newsgroup provider.

ObBBQ: 8 rolled racks of BRITU on the WSM right now. Weather outside is
in the low 50's and overcast. Temp is stabilized at 225. Depending on
how good they look coming out, I *may* post pics to ABF.

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Aloha,

Nathan Lau
San Jose, CA

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Old 30-12-2003, 10:54 PM
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"MikeT"
drivelpurge

No. Binaries don't belong here.

Thank you.

TK

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Old 30-12-2003, 11:10 PM
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Nathan your hardcore got to love ya bud !!



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