From Usenet Big-8 Management Board
From: The Big-8 Management Board <>
Subject: Proposed New Moderator: (LAST CALL FOR COMMENTS)
Newsgroups:, news.announce.newgroups,, news.groups.proposals
Followup-To: news.groups.proposals
Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2007 09:06:42 -0500

                  Moderation Replacement Announcement

This is a formal announcement that the Big-8 Management Board intends to 
replace the moderator of


To be determined; but this will be a standard announcement newsgroup.


Moderator:                Chris "Sampo" Cornell <no@address.invalid>

Article Submissions:      TBD
Administrative Contact:   TBD


The newsgroup was created in April 1995. At
the same time the unmoderated newsgroup was renamed
to  The newsgroup had been
created a year earlier in May 1984.

Approvals for had declined from roughly 20
per month in 1995 and 1996 to 2 or 3 per month in 2000.  The last
approval was in December 2000.


The newsgroup line is:

|	Mystery Science Theater 3000 announcements.

The charter (from the CFV):

The newsgroup will be use as a forum for
announcements of interest to MST3K fans.  This includes, but is not
limited to:  Show schedules, episode guides, formalized reviews, Tour
schedules, official announcements from Best Brains,
Contest/Promotional Information, appearances by current or former cast
members, FAQs, and MST3K-related events such as conventions or local
get togethers.


Jim Riley <>


This document has been posted to the following newsgroups:

  news.announce.newgroups (moderated)
  news.groups.proposals (moderated) (moderated)


2007-07-17     1st RFD
2007-09-20     Moderator Replacement Announcement