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    Elvenmunky's Avatar Day Sleeper
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    How do i figure out what server i gave got? and is there a authentication?
    (im a noob)

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    It depends if your ISP provides you with a server. If so they should have it somewhere on their site.

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    Its usually news.ispname.com/co.uk/net.
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    heres 2 list

    http://www.usenettools.net/ISP.htm

    http://docs.newzbin.com/Usenet:ISP_Providers

    dont recommend using isp news-servers b/c of incompletes and retention..
    but to each his own..premium server are the way to go

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    Chewie's Avatar Chew E. Bakke
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    Quote Originally Posted by riceboi View Post
    dont recommend using isp news-servers b/c of incompletes and retention.
    However, it sometimes pays to check it out.
    My ISP may only carry 50,000 groups (about half of what's out there) but that does include quite a few good binary ones and although the retention is only 4-5 days max, the excellent completion makes up for that.
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