|The Declarer (Floyd McWilliams' Blog)|
Thursday, January 02, 2003
After college my interest trailed off. Around 1993 I stopped reading the newsgroups. But Alta Vista piqued my interest again, and since 1996 or so I have read rec.games.bridge, the sci.space hierarchy, and various political newsgroups.
Usnet contains a lot of cool information, and very knowledgeable denizens like James Donald and Henry Spencer. It also contains a lot of idiots. Recently I began reading alt.fan.harry-potter. I present to you some Subject lines:
Re: Harry Potter and the Lord Of The Rings. I think magic is tied to the Big Bang theory.
I don't respect the opinions of Cartman.
Cartman is not a Harry Potter character, nor is he an alt.fan.harry-potter poster. He is the Cartman you think he is.
Do you all think Hermione could be related to Professor McGonagall
Clearly George Lucas has a lot to answer for.
If somebody actually finds a way to perform witchcraft. Ask Judge Judy?
Al Pacino as Dumbledore
Is Snape a kitten-friend? :-)