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Tag Archive: Bulletin Board System

Community Forums Discussion Making A Strong Comeback

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Forum’s were once the preferred internet hangout for people looking discuss certain topics. But soon people flocked to Facebook and most forums were abandoned, but are making a comeback today. Bulletin Board Systems were the predecessor of web forum software. Forums offer a better community giving friends a secure tracking free source to discuss topics of interest. Most forums offer true personal messaging for private communication. FidoSysop Blog runs WordPress under PHP 7.3 on a WHM / cPanel dedicated server….
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It’s The Internets 25th Anniversary How Did We Live Without It?

Doc's Place BBS in late 1997 Camped out on a MSN 128k ISDN Internet Connection

It’s hard to believe it’s been 25 Years since the Internet was rolled out to the general public I was a BBS SysOp (bulletin board system operator) at the time having put my 1st board online with an old IBM 286/12 clone computer and a 2400 baud modem. And i never imagined i would be able to do the things online as we do them today using the internet. While it has been 25 years that the Internet and World…
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When Pioneering Fidonet Bulletin Board System Operators Ruled

Doc's Place BBS Online AKA Droolnet Headqusrters. 1:3603/140 in 1994. Bob Tarallo, Jortis Webb, Ed Koon Doc NC3603.

An educational trip back in time when Computer Bulletin Board System Operators (SysOps) and the Fidonet Network dominated early personal communications worldwide. Many of those BBS’s still exist into 2018 and hopefully beyond. 😉 We came across this article on ZDNet and were reminiscing the good old Computer Bulletin Board System days of the 80’s-90’s. After reading ZDNet’s article we decided to publish a more in-depth informative article about the BBS Scene of yesterday. Folks today probably don’t have a…
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