From Usenet Big-8 Management Board
From: The Big-8 Management Board <>
Subject: ANNOUNCE: has been created
Newsgroups:,,, news.announce.newgroups,
Date: Sat, 02 Dec 2006 10:57:01 -0600

On 27 Nov 2006, the Big-8 Management Board decided to create the unmoderated
group  The group was created on 01 Dec 2006.

For more information on the proposal and history, please refer to the 

For your newsgroups file:	Family and survivors recovering from strokes.

CHARTER: is an unmoderated newsgroup where stroke survivors,
their relatives, friends, caregivers, and professionals in the field can
share experiences and exchange ideas on how to cope with the effects of
stroke.  Posters are expected to abide by normal Usenet standards of
decorum - for example, bottom posting will be the norm, and lurking for a
while before posting is advisable - and to refrain from sending articles
intended to disrupt the group.

The following are not allowed:

  - Personal advertisements
  - Commercial advertisements and money-making schemes
  - Chain letters
  - HTML
  - Threats and/or advocation of violence
  - Binaries, except PGP signatures, X-Face headers, and other
    ancillary meta-data
  - Personal attacks


Stewart Pickell <>


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