This article is from the Final-Fantasy and other Square Soft Games FAQ, by firstname.lastname@example.org (Nick Zitzmann) with numerous contributions by others.
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asked, begged, and bribed with chocolate), you can still get it by using
either Deja.com to read & post news, or a commercial news service.
Google's UseNet Groups Service can be reached at
<http://groups.google.com/>. There is probably a list of commercial news
servers somewhere out there - try searching Excite
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