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    Default Which news provider do you use?

    Just checked my paypal and I'm paying £10 a month to Newsdemon. What does everyone else use?

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    Default Re: Which news provider do you use?

    I use usenetbucket, went to them from tweaknews and gets me all I need, obviously you need to be fairly quick
    with popular tv like most providers but it never slows and is always doing the speed they promise.

    also after my first month they sent me offers and I got a 40meg unlimited package and after the discount it cost
    me £35.10 for the year.
    [Only registered and activated users can see links. ]

    Why does "fat chance" and "slim chance" mean
    the same thing?

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    Default Re: Which news provider do you use?

    I've been using astraweb for 5yrs + & it very rarely lets me down. I currently pay $15 every two months for the [Only registered and activated users can see links. ] - that's about £4.46 per month.

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    Default Re: Which news provider do you use?

    For the amount I get from newsgroups these days I am purchasing non expiring block plans. In the last six months I would have spent around £30 even on a low usage monthly plan. My 50gig block plan cost me around £6 six months ago and I still have 25gig left. I do however have a couple of unlimited file hosting accounts that are costing me around £10/month each so what I should be doing is finding a decent news indexing service and switching back to a news hosting monthly account. Since Newzbin disappeared I haven't found anything that fully suits my needs. (">

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    Default Re: Which news provider do you use?

    Astraweb, same as pattikins. Plus SSLNews block as backup. Add to that a free XSNews account.
    TBH Astraweb is all that I've used/needed for nearly 10years.

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    Default Re: Which news provider do you use?

    Newshosting unlimited here with no probs - $10 a month which works out at around £6- SSL etc


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    Default Re: Which news provider do you use?

    extremeusernet . nl now, i was using astraweb but I need to save some money. €2.50/month but 11.00pm-11.00am service so i just queue them and watch later

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    Default Re: Which news provider do you use?

    Astraweb, 180gb blocks at $25 a block.. usually lasts me 3 months or so. Never let me down.

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    Default Re: Which news provider do you use?

    Same as Ginner but I buy in 1TB chunks at $49 and usually lasts a year. Never had a problem either

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    Default Re: Which news provider do you use?

    I use Newshosting unlimited for old retention stuff and tweaknews for stuff that's been dcma'd

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    Default Re: Which news provider do you use?

    astraweb, £12 per month (I think) for unlimited usage.
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    Guns don't kill people rappers do, I'm a fucking rapper and I might kill you.

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    Usenetserver here slow on takedowns

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    Tweaknews here, they're notoriously slow for takedowns

    Works out at around £7pm for 50mbit unlimited.

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    Default Re: Which news provider do you use?

    every time i move from giga i get stung

    its expensive but is rock solid and I use the VPN a lot too.

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    Default Re: Which news provider do you use?

    Quote Originally Posted by wakadoo View Post
    I use usenetbucket, went to them from tweaknews and gets me all I need, obviously you need to be fairly quick
    with popular tv like most providers but it never slows and is always doing the speed they promise.

    also after my first month they sent me offers and I got a 40meg unlimited package and after the discount it cost
    me £35.10 for the year.
    Any reason why you changed from Tweaknews?

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    Default Re: Which news provider do you use?

    Quote Originally Posted by tombott View Post
    astraweb, £12 per month (I think) for unlimited usage.
    That's expensive mate. try [Only registered and activated users can see links. ]
    If you're on a recurring payment they'll refund and start you on the new payment package

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    Tweaknews all the way!

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    Default Re: Which news provider do you use?

    Quote Originally Posted by ss30 View Post
    Any reason why you changed from Tweaknews?
    I had no problems with tweaknews, this was just cheaper at the time so gave it a try m8.
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    Why does "fat chance" and "slim chance" mean
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    Thanks to wakadoo

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    Default Re: Which news provider do you use?

    I signed up to Tweaknews for 1 month and when it expired they emailed me an offer with some better prices than what is quoted on their website.

    Might be worth doing that to save you a few quid.

    I'll dig out the email and prices when I get home for you to compare. I don't know if the link is specific to my account or not but if it looks like it isn't I'll send it on.

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    Default Re: Which news provider do you use?

    newsdemon after switching from astraweb a few years ago, great service but not the cheapest, allows you to use non-standard ports
    You know he grew up as a little shitspark from the old shitflint and then he turned into a shitbonfire and driven by the winds of his monumental ignorance he turned into a raging shitfirestorm. If I get to be married to Barb I'll have total control of Sunnyvale and then I can unleash the shitnami tidal wave that will engulf Ricky and extinguish his shitflames forever. And with any luck he'll drown in the undershit of that wave. Shitwaves.

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