Welcome to the Che Guano FAQ, which attempts to answer questions about the main cause of the disruption and befoulment of the Usenet newsgroup aus.culture.true-blue (act-b). This is version 5.00 of the FAQ.
Table of Contents
1. About this FAQ. 1. Who is Che Guano? 2. Who wrote this FAQ? 3. Where do I find it? 4. How can I find posts referred to in this FAQ? 5. I have a question for the FAQ: how can I get it included?
2. The Nature of the Beast. 1. Why do you call him a troll? 2. Why do you call him a hypocrite? 3. Why do you call him a pathological liar? 4. Why do you call him a coward? 5. Why do you call him a bully? 6. Why do you call him an establishment flunky? 7. Why do you call him a sook? 8. Why do you call him a dog in the manger? 9. Why do you call him a white ant? 10. Why do you call him a racist? 11. Why do you call him a lunatic?
3. Methods and Madness. 1. What's wrong with having a net nick or two?
4. Counter measures. 1. Why not moderate the group? 2. Why did you reject the alternative of proposing aus.culture.true-blue.moderated? 3. Why don't you just ignore him or killfile him? 4. So exposing his mendacity doesn't work either? 5. What is this "public database" and how does it help?
5. The Larry Cook Fiasco. 1. Who is Larry Cook? 2. How did he get mixed up in this? 3. What's that about stalking him and-or his kids?
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Section 1. About this FAQ.
1.1. Who is Che Guano?
Che Guano's real name is Peter Wicks, but he tries to hide his idenbreasty behind aliases and anonymising email addresses. The most frequently used of his aliases are "Che Guava" and "Fasgnadh". "Che Guano" derives from the former and reflects the quality of his posts.
1.2. Who wrote this FAQ?
Ned Latham. All versions will be posted PGP signed. You can find my by searching on "act-b FAQ". Its fingerprint is D17C FDD5 BBA8 8687 42E3 C8F2 C9FB 0314 E17A 0CD7.
1.3. Where do I find it?
Circumstances permitting, I will post it every Friday into aus.culture.true-blue and aus.politics. I will also post it into aus.net.news, aus.services,defence and soc.culture.australian once only at each major version change.
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