Personals and Requests for Girlfriends/Boyfriends

This newsgroup is not the proper place to post "personals" or requests or solicitations for boyfriends, girlfriends, or partners. However, there are many newsgroups devoted to these specific topics.

There is a moderated newsgroup for the posting of personal ads named (news:soc.personals) soc.personals. There is an unmoderated hierarchy and newsgroup within alt.* named (news:alt.personals) alt.personals, with the related groups:     alt.personals.bondage
alt.personals.fetish   alt.personals.poly   alt.personals.spanking
You may also have access to a local personals group, such as (news:local.personals) local.personals (or *.personals, where the * is replaced by your local hierarchy, such as chi.personals or uk.personals).

For more information, please read:

  1. FAQ: Soc.Personals Ver: 1, by spmod-request at

  2. Usenet Personals: Advice for Straights FAQ

  3. Usenet Personals: Advice for Gay Men FAQ

  4. A Guide to Social Newsgroups and Mailing Lists, by Dave Taylor

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