rec.antiques -Discussing antiques and vintage items.

rec.aquaria -Keeping fish and aquaria as a hobby.

rec.arts.animation -Discussion of various kinds of animation.

rec.arts.anime -Japanese animation fen discussion.

rec.arts.bodyart -Tattoos and body decoration discussions.

rec.arts.books -Books of all genres, and the publishing industry.

rec.arts.cinema -Discussion of the art of cinema. (Moderated)

rec.arts.comics -Comic books and strips, graphic novels, sequential art. -Reviews, convention information and other comics news. (Moderated)

rec.arts.comics.marketplace -The exchange of comics and comic related items.

rec.arts.comics.misc -Comic books, graphic novels, sequential art.

rec.arts.comics.strips -Discussion of short-form comics.

rec.arts.comics.xbooks -The Mutant Universe of Marvel Comics. -Any aspects of dance not covered in another newsgroup.

rec.arts.disney -Discussion of any Disney-related subjects.

rec.arts.drwho -Discussion about Dr. Who.

rec.arts.erotica -Erotic fiction and verse. (Moderated)

rec.arts.fine -Fine arts & artists. -Discussions about interactive fiction.

rec.arts.manga -All aspects of the Japanese storytelling art form.

rec.arts.misc -Discussions about the arts not in other groups.

rec.arts.movies -Discussions of movies and movie making. -Reviews of movies. (Moderated)

rec.arts.poems -For the posting of poems.

rec.arts.sf.announce -Major announcements of the SF world. (Moderated)

rec.arts.sf.fandom -Discussions of SF fan activities.

rec.arts.sf.marketplace -Personal forsale notices of SF materials.

rec.arts.sf.misc -Science fiction lovers' newsgroup.

rec.arts.sf.movies -Discussing SF motion pictures. -Critiques of science fiction stories. (Moderated) -Real and speculative aspects of SF science.

rec.arts.sf.starwars -Discussion of the Star Wars universe. -Discussing general television SF.

rec.arts.sf.written -Discussion of written science fiction and fantasy.

rec.arts.startrek.current -New Star Trek shows, movies and books.

rec.arts.startrek.fandom -Star Trek conventions and memorabilia. -Information about the universe of Star Trek. (Moderated)

rec.arts.startrek.misc -General discussions of Star Trek. -Star Trek's depiction of future technologies. -Discussion of all aspects of stage work & theatre. -The boob tube, its history, and past and current shows. -Postings about soap operas. -Discussions of telly shows from the UK.

rec.arts.wobegon -"A Prairie Home Companion" radio show discussion. -High fidelity audio. -Discussions of automobile audio systems. -High-end audio systems. (Moderated) -Professional audio recording and studio engineering. -Automobiles, automotive products and laws. -Driving automobiles. -Discussion of organized, legal auto competitions. -Technical aspects of automobiles, et. al. -Issues pertaining to Volkswagen products.

rec.aviation -Aviation rules, means, and methods.

rec.backcountry -Activities in the Great Outdoors.

rec.bicycles -Bicycles, related products and laws.

rec.bicycles.marketplace -Buying, selling & reviewing items for cycling.

rec.bicycles.misc -General discussion of bicycling. -Bicycle racing techniques, rules and results.

rec.bicycles.rides -Discussions of tours and training or commuting routes.

rec.bicycles.soc -Societal issues of bicycling. -Cycling product design, construction, maintenance, etc.

rec.birds -Hobbyists interested in bird watching. -Hobbyists interested in boating. -Talk about any boats with oars, paddles, etc.

rec.climbing -Climbing techniques, competition announcements, etc.

rec.collecting -Discussion among collectors of many things.

rec.crafts.brewing -The art of making beers and meads.

rec.crafts.misc -Handiwork arts not covered elsewhere.

rec.crafts.textiles -Sewing, weaving, knitting and other fiber arts.

rec.equestrian -Discussion of things equestrian.

rec.folk-dancing -Folk dances, dancers, and dancing. -Food, cooking, cookbooks, and recipes. -Wines and spirits. -The history of food making arts. -Recipes for interesting food and drink. (Moderated) -Discussion of dining out. -Making and baking with sourdough. -Vegetarians.

rec.gambling -Articles on games of chance & betting. -Discussion of the game of backgammon. -Discussion and hints on board games. -The Cosmic Encounter board game. -Hobbyists interested in bridge. -Chess & computer chess. -The Core War computer challenge. -Discussions of cyberpunk related games. (Moderated) -Discussion of game design related issues. -Discussion and hints about Empire. -Discussion about Role Playing games. -Flames and rebuttals about various role-playing systems. -Announcements of happenings in the role-playing world. (Moderated) -Archivable fantasy stories and other projects. (Moderated) -Fantasy role-playing with TSR's Dungeons and Dragons. -Role-playing game materials wanted and for sale. -General discussions of role-playing games. -Discussion about Go. -Discussion, hints, etc. about the Hack game. -Games and computer games. -Comments, hints, and info about the Moria game. -Various aspects of multi-users computer games. -Administrative issues of multiuser dungeons. -Informational articles about multiuser dungeons. (Moderated) -All about DikuMuds. -Discussions of the LPMUD computer role playing game. -Various aspects of multiuser computer games. -Discussion about Tiny muds, like MUSH, MUSE and MOO. -Discussion of the X window system game Netrek (XtrekII). -Discussion about Play by Mail games. -Discussing pinball-related issues. -Discussion of adventure game programming. -Discussion and hints about Rogue. -Discussion about trivia. -The Vectrex game system. -Discussion about video games. -Discussions about coin-operated video games. -Strategy and tactics for the distributed game Xtank. -Coding the Xtank game and its robots.

rec.gardens -Gardening, methods and results.

rec.guns -Discussions about firearms. (Moderated)

rec.humor -Jokes and the like. May be somewhat offensive.

rec.humor.d -Discussions on the content of rec.humor articles.

rec.humor.funny -Jokes that are funny (in the moderator's opinion). (Moderated) -Sagacious advice from the USENET Oracle. (Moderated) -Comments about the USENET Oracle's comments.

rec.hunting -Discussions about hunting. (Moderated)

rec.juggling -Juggling techniques, equipment and events.

rec.kites -Talk about kites and kiting.

rec.mag -Magazine summaries, tables of contents, etc.

rec.mag.fsfnet -A Science Fiction "fanzine." (Moderated)

rec.martial-arts -Discussion of the various martial art forms.

rec.misc -General topics about recreational/participant sports.

rec.models.railroad -Model railroads of all scales.

rec.models.rc -Radio-controlled models for hobbyists.

rec.models.rockets -Model rockets for hobbyists. -Motorcycles and related products and laws. -Riding motorcycles and ATVs off-road. -All aspects of Harley-Davidson motorcycles. -Discussion of all aspects of racing motorcycles. -Music with afro-latin influences. -Postings about the Fab Four & their music. -Discussion of jazz, blues, and related types of music. -CDs -- availability and other discussions. -Christian music, both contemporary and traditional. -Discussion about classical music. -Creating musical and lyrical works. -Creating musical and lyrical works. -C&W music, performers, performances, etc. -Discussion of comedy and novelty music. -Discussion of Bob's works & music. -Discussion of pre-classical European music. -Folks discussing folk music of various sorts. -Funk, rap, hip-hop, house, soul, r&b and related. -Progressive music (e.g., Kate Bush). (Moderated) -A group for (Grateful) Dead-heads. -Hindustani and Carnatic Indian classical music. -Discussing Indian music in general. -Discussion of all industrial-related music styles. -News and announcements on musical topics. (Moderated) -For performers and their discussions. -Records, tapes, and CDs: wanted, for sale, etc. -Music lovers' group. -"New Age" music discussions. -Discussing the musical group Phish. -Reviews of music of all genres and mediums. (Moderated) -Synthesizers and computer music. -Discussion of music videos and music video software.

rec.nude -Hobbyists interested in naturist/nudist activities. -Talking with members of the high IQ society Mensa. -Society for Creative Anachronism. -All aspects of sport and commercial fishing.

rec.pets -Pets, pet care, and household animals in general.

rec.pets.birds -The culture and care of indoor birds

rec.pets.cats -Discussion about domestic cats.

rec.pets.dogs -Any and all subjects relating to dogs as pets.

rec.pets.herp -Reptiles, amphibians and other exotic vivarium pets. -Hobbyists interested in photography.

rec.puzzles -Puzzles, problems, and quizzes.

rec.puzzles.crosswords -Making and playing gridded word puzzles.

rec.pyrotechnics -Fireworks, rocketry, safety, & other topics. -Amateur radio practices, contests, events, rules, etc. -Discussion about packet radio setups. -Radio use & regulation policy. -Local area broadcast radio. (Moderated) -Citizen-band radio. -Topics relating to noncommercial radio. -Shortwave radio enthusiasts. -Offers to trade and swap radio equipment.

rec.railroad -Real and model train fans' newsgroup.

rec.roller-coaster -Roller coasters and other amusement park rides.

rec.running -Running for enjoyment, sport, exercise, etc.

rec.scouting -Scouting youth organizations worldwide.

rec.scuba -Hobbyists interested in SCUBA diving.

rec.skate -Ice skating and roller skating.

rec.skiing -Hobbyists interested in snow skiing.

rec.skydiving -Hobbyists interested in skydiving. -Discussion about baseball. -Baseball on the collegiate level. -Rotisserie (fantasy) baseball play. -Hoops on the collegiate level. -Primarily high school and international caging. -Talk of professional basketball. -Discussion about the sport of cricket. -Scores from cricket matches around the globe. (Moderated) -Discussion of flying disc based sports. -All aspects of Australian rules football. -US-style college football. -Discussion about American-style football. -US-style professional football. -Discussion about all aspects of golfing. -Discussion about hockey. -Discussion of the sport of field hockey. -Spectator sports. -All aspects of the Olympic Games. -Discussing all aspects of the survival game paintball. -Discussion about professional wrestling. -Discussion about the game of rugby. -Discussion about soccer (Association Football). -Training for and competing in swimming events. -Things related to the sport of tennis. -Discussing all aspects of multi-event sports. -Discussion about volleyball. -Traveling all over the world. -Airline travel around the world. -Video and video components. -Technical and regulatory issues of cable television. -Making professional quality video productions. -Pre-recorded video releases on laserdisc and videotape. -Getting shows via satellite.

rec.windsurfing -Riding the waves as a hobby.

rec.woodworking -Hobbyists interested in woodworking.