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Doc’s Place Fidonet Computer Bulletin Board System

doc's place bbs sysop view

Doc’s Place Computer Bulletin Board System (BBS) Fidonet Access Since 1991 and Still Going in 2018. No censorship with this network operated by hobbyists 😎 Before the net became a part of our lives there were bulletin board systems. Volunteer hobbyists ran BBSes on old slow personal computers. The Fidonet network soon followed. System operators (sysops) relayed public Echomail around the world. This process copied each message to all the BBSes in the network. This was all done with old…
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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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Doc’s Place BBS Online Fidonet Since 1991

Fidonet Internet BBS Screen Capture Sysops View

Celebrating over TWO Decades Of Fidonet Bulletin Board System Access! Back before the Internet was available to the general public there were computer bulletin board systems (BBS.) To access a BBS callers used a modem and terminal program to dial up and exchange messages. Doc’s hobby for the last 26 years had been computing and communicating online. He started Doc’s Place BBS Online as a community bulletin board system providing auto repair advice to consumers in 1991. Click the Wildcat…
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