Fun with Usenet!

SO I know I don’t contribute enough…. what can I say, I’m a bum. My own site hasn’t been updated in 3 months…..

But enough about me, this is about you! And your enjoyment!

So I (this is still about you though, not me, in case you were wondering) was meandering through the internet when I stumbled on this link to a 1982 Usenet post about the movie that would become Star Wars: Return of the Jedi- (OR RotJ for you FWNTMAFE)

Star Wars III should be Star Wars VI

I found it kinda amusing and decided to check out the group that it was posted to, net.movies – you can see it lasted several years and was devoted to movie reviews and discussions, and in true internet fashion, most of the movie discussed are Sci-Fi. Check out May/June 1983 for RotJ posts, and then start checking the original release dates for you favorite 80s movies… I think I saw Conan in there, as well as a crapload of Star Trek II nonsense.

-phil

by the way- it stands for “Freaks Who Need To Make Acronyms For Everything”, and I just made it up.

3 Comments

  1. Kith Winter
    Posted September 5, 2006 at 5:30 am | Permalink

    Thanks for the nolstagia, that link was great!

  2. Kith Winter
    Posted September 5, 2006 at 5:31 am | Permalink

    errr… nostalgia

  3. Posted September 5, 2006 at 6:06 pm | Permalink

    If you log in you can edit your comments =)

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