As a USENET discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving Nazis or Hitler approaches one.
"I must've seen it in a USENET posting"; that's sort of like hearsay evidence from Richard Nixon.
Usenet isn't a right. It's a right, a left, and a swift uppercut to the jaw. - Anonymous
Usenet is distributed network anarchy at its best---or worst, depending on what is posted on any particular day.
Usenet is like Tetris for people who still remember how to read.
Usenet is like a herd of performing elephants with diarrhea -- massive, difficult to redirect, awe-inspiring, entertaining, and a source of mind- boggling amounts of excrement when you least expect it.
The basic notion underlying USENET is the flame.