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Article: The Dial-Up BBS Revisited - Log In to The Past
« on: August 31, 2006, 06:39:59 PM »
The Dial-Up BBS Revisited

Most BBS enthusiasts know that the last outpost for BBSes has been, for some time now, through telnet on the Internet. There was a time, however, when when dial-up BBSes over analog phone lines were the rule, not the exception. And believe it or not, there are still a handful of BBSes out there that have not modernized and switched over to the ‘Net.

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Re: Article: The Dial-Up BBS Revisited - Log In to The Past
« Reply #1 on: September 02, 2006, 02:45:39 AM »
Great find. That photo brings back memories as my setup was almost exactly like that, but not in 1994. I had a computer and monitor that looked like that in the mid-80s. And with a 7-lb. Northgate keyboard made of steel, I was in heaven. My current system, which is great, doesn't give me near as much joy; much like reading a book for the first time: You can read it for the first time ever again.