If you haven't done so, new users on the net should read news.announce.newusers. In particular, the following posts are a good idea:
A Primer on How to Work With The Usenet Community Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Usenet Hints on Writing Style for Usenet Introduction to The *.answers Groups
This FAQ is currently posted to news.answers, comp.answers, comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.cd-rom, comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.chips, comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.comm, comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.misc, comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.networking, comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage, comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.systems, and comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.video. All posts to news.answers are archived and are available via anonymous FTP, uucp and e-mail from the following locations:
FTP is a way of copying file between networked computers. If you need help in using or getting started with FTP, send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with send usenet/news.answers/ftp-list/faq as the body of the message.
location: rtfm.mit.edu [126.96.36.199] directory: /pub/usenet/news.answers/pc-hardware-faq filenames: part1 to part5
location: ftp.uu.net [188.8.131.52] directory: /archive/usenet/news.answers/pc-hardware-faq filenames: part1.Z to part5.Z [use uncompress]
location: nic.switch.ch [184.108.40.206] directory: info_service/Usenet/periodic-postings filenames: [Check info_service/Usenet/00index]
location: uunet!/archive/usenet/news.answers/pc-hardware-faq/ filenames: part1.Z to part5.Z
E-mail: Send email to email@example.com containing these lines: send usenet/news.answers/pc-hardware-faq/part1 ... send usenet/news.answers/pc-hardware-faq/part5
You can find a dozen or more sites in the US, Europe and Japan that store the FAQ and archives for this various newsgroups by using the Internet search programs, Archie or Wais.