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    Editorial................................................2
    Regional News: New NC in Net 261.........................3
    XXX Sites Hit Domain Registrars  
    Is ICANN Running The 'New Protection Racket' of 2011?....4
    Old School ToolBox.......................................5
    Cooking: Even SysOps Have to Eat.........................6
    BBS SoftWare List........................................7
    FidoGazette BBSList......................................8
    Info (How to Submit an Article)..........................9
    
    
    
    
    
    
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    Richard continues his Toolbox series with a further look at 
    Group mail.  An interesting idea which could have benefits
    for Fidonet.

    A look also in this issue at the new "WWW" domains.. Something
    we need, or not??  

    
    
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    New NC for Net 261
    Michael Luko, 1:13/0
    
       
    I hereby appoint Mark Hofmann as Net Coordinator for Net 261.
    Mark, thanks for stepping up to the plate.  I now relieve
    myself as the Temp NC for Net 261 and pass the job off to
    Mark.
    
    Michael Luko
    Region 13 Coordinator
    
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    XXX Sites Hit Domain Registrars  - Is ICANN Running The
    'New Protection Racket' of 2011?
    By Janis Kracht, 1:261/38, janis@filegate.net
    
    I'm sure you remember the protection rackets of old.. 
    Some toughs visit the local mom and pop shop, and tell the
    owners, "Look, this is a bad neighborhood..  If you don't
    purchase our protection service, your store will surely
    fall victim to thievery, and worse."
    
    Well, how insane is it that in this day and age we are
    confronted by the same type threats.. but not by thugs, but
    by a respected internet service, ICANN, when they decided
    to introduce the .WWW domains.
    
    According to a suit filed in Federal and California courts,
    ICANN and ICM's offering was simply a money making
    opportunity - and the only thing companies get for paying
    these high fees (around $150.00 on average) is protection
    from the potential harm created due to ICANN and ICM’s own
    actions.
    
    Here's one take on ICANN's www site offerings:
    http://tinyurl.com/7rs4sgz
    
    "ICANN gave the .xxx domain its official approval earlier
    this year.  The organization also put ICM in charge of
    managing the domain and working with 50 registrars around
    the world to ensure they're offering the sites to
    prospective buyers."
    
    How nice of ICANN.. (not!)
    
    As a number others have stated, I can't help but view all
    this as a modern-day 1920's style protection racket,
    fostered by ICANN ...
    
    What would a company do say, like IBM if IBM dot WWW
    suddenly appears on the web?  IBM would have to make sure
    it bought out the original registrar, I'd think..  most
    likely for a hefty sum.
    
    And it's not like ICANN and the ICM registry didn't think
    of all of this from the start..  even my own silly domain
    at filegate.net, which I purchased from NetWork Solutions,
    has offered me the "protection" of registering filegate.XXX
    ..  eh, you know..  just in case.  Think of how many
    victims there could be in this entire situation.. 
    sickening!
    
    No, we don't need this..The only thing supporting these www
    domain extensions does is to force various businesses to
    register their own www site to preclude others from doing
    so..
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
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                           The Old School Toolbox
    
                           By Richard Webb, 1:116/901
    
                            More about group
    
    For those more interested in this topic a good start is Jack
    Decker's tutorial on adding group to a binkleyterm confmail system,
    published in Fidonews volume 6 issue 8.  Confmail is one of those
    products no longer seen in Fidonet, but a lot of the information
    contained in that article is germane to using groupmail with your
    echomail processor of choice in a binkley style environment.  
    
    There are still some assumptions made then which may not be valid
    now however.  One of the most problematic is that you won't run
    with a bad messages area.  Many of us who use processes associated
    with areafix that automatically link and unlink echoes are not able
    to kill off our bad messages areas, because our processes later
    toss messages from the bad area to the appropriate echomail area if
    received from an uplink given permission to create new areas. 
    However, since you probably would unpack echomail and netmail
    archives before processing groups then those messages would end up
    in your bad area, instead of in your netmail area where group would
    find them.  
    
    When giving further study to Jack's discussion of the topic I find
    that the best approach may be to have a look at group and its
    operation with an eye toward a total rewrite which would resolve
    some of the biggest gotchas I've discussed in this and previous
    articles.   One fix would be to point the group processor at the
    bad messages area, which would probably necessitate using *.msg 
    format for your bad area.  
    
    Is it worth the effort?  In my opinion it is.  Note our editor's
    discussion recently of some of the leading lights in Fidonet
    development who are active on facebook and their discussion of
    adding such capabilities as message threading, offline reader
    capability and all this other stuff we take for granted here in
    Fidonet.  Adding a modern group capability would give these folks
    just what they seek, no seen-by lines needed, and none of the
    drawbacks as seen from a forum moderator's point of view that are
    inherent in echomail.  In other words, filter that twit before the
    flame war starts, and not after it's a full blown conflagration and
    you have to do the  dreaded feed cut shuffle.  For those web forum
    users who don't like the interface, web forum moderators could
    steer those users to systems offering telnet, web or even nntp
    access to their forum.  They get the "we don't do java" and "we
    want our threading and offline capability" users they want, Fido
    gets valuable forums.  
    
    So, if you're looking for a coding project that would offer some
    real potential to Fidonet, and you're looking for a challenge have
    a look at Jack Decker's articles pointed to above in the Fidonews,
    find somebody who has group from system enhancement associates
    still in their file base, download it, and have a look.  I'd be
    willing to bet money that the thing isn't y2k friendly either.  
    
    Again let's look at some of the things I've discussed previously
    that really need an update.
    
    First and foremost, nobody uses arc as their archiver of choice
    these days, and if they do, chances are good they've got pkpak. 
    Group was hard coded to use the SEA product, of course.  
    
    Few know what a config.dog is either, sure, it's just a text file,
    but that might need to be changed.  
    
    For some folks such as myself there is no areas.bbs either.  Squish
    which I use doesn't require one.  It will read it if your bbs
    package of choice uses it, but Maximus uses msgarea.ctl, and the
    formats are quite different.  
    
    The other stumbling block for binkd systems is no file update
    request mechanism, but with binkd's mailbox subdirectory system
    this can easily be worked around with a bit of batch or other
    scripting magic.  When your link gets his mail that group bundle
    for a given area is nuked after the session, as you get more group
    bundles in new bundles are created for downlinks, and placed in his
    mailbox, or pointers to them in the usual way.  
    
    Again, if you're looking for a challenge, grab an archive of
    groupmail, (be sure you've got the product created by System
    Enhancement Associates) and read Jack Decker's fidonews article
    referenced above, then start hacking.  You never know, you might
    just provide a real spark of life for ol' Fido here.  
    
    Fidonet groupmail specs can be found by referencing
    Fidonet's technical standards from the old days: fsc-0036,
    often available  as FSC-0036.ZIP, by Dale Lovell.
    
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    ===Home-Made Poultry Seasoning===
    
    1/2 cup of dried parsley
    1/2 cup dried rubbed sage
    1/4 cup dried thyme
    2 tablespoons dried sweet marjoram
    2 teaspoons salt
    1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
     
    Mix well. Store in an airtight glass jar in a cool, dark place. 
    ===
    
    What if I want to use fresh herbs instead of dried and
    don't wish to store the unused portion?
    
    Dried herbs (when not stored for a long time) are more
    potent and concentrated than fresh.  If you substitute
    fresh herbs for the dried ones above, you can use about
    three times as much fresh herb as dried.  In general
    then you can figure a 1 to 3 ratio.  
       
       
    
    
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                             BBS Software List
    
                          Updated 04 October 2011
    
                    Maintained by Andrew Leary (1:320/119)
               Editors Emeritus: Robert Couture, Janis Kracht,
                                 Sean Dennis
    
             M=Mailer  T=Tosser  B=BBS  D=Door  C=Comm/Terminal
             P=Points  E=Editor  I=Internet  U=Utility  #=Info
             F=TIC/SRIF Processor
    
             *=Software is available and may be registerable,
               but no longer supported or updated.
    
             @=Website is operating but is no longer updated.
    
             ?=Software's updating/support status is unknown.
    
             O=Software is open source.
    
          This list contains BBS-related software that is available
          for registration (not necessarily supported), open source
          software and actively developed/supported software by its
          author.  Software listed may be available for DOS, Linux,
          OS/2 (eComStation), Windows (16 or 32 bit) and OSX.
    
    .- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -.
    |Software: Author     |Type |URL, Contact, Ver, Notes      Help Node|
    `- - - - - - - - - - -+- - -+- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -'
    
     ==> FRONT-END/INTERNET MAILERS
    
     Argus                |MI*? |http://www.ritlabs.com/en/products/argus/
                          |     | v3.210 on Mar 29 2001
    
     BinkleyTerm XE       |MO*  |http://btxe.sourceforge.net
                          |     | 2.60XE Beta-XH7 on Oct 22 2000
    
     BinkD                |MI?  |http://2f.ru/binkd/
                          |     | maloff@corbina.net
                          |     | v0.94 on Jul 24 2000 (Outdated)
                          |     |http://www.filegate.net/r50/aftnbinkd/
    
     D'Bridge             |MTCPE|http://www.net229.org/dbridge.htm 1:1/130
       Nick Andre         |I    | v3.64 on June 4 2011
    
     FIDO-Deluxe IP       |MPUI |http://www.fido-deluxe.de.vu 2:2432/280
      Michael Haase       |     | m.haase@gmx.net
                          |     | v2.4 on Sep 26 2003
    
     FrontDoor, FD/APX:   |MITPC|http://www.defsol.se          2:201/330
      Definite Solutions  |?    | sales@defsol.se
                          |     | v2.26SW & v2.33ml FD, v1.15 APX
    
     Husky Project        |MTPUI|http://husky.sourceforge.net/
                          |O?   | v1.9 RC2 on Apr 20 2010
    
     Taurus               |MI   |http://www.fidotel.com/public/forums/
     (based on Radius)    |?    |  taurus/index.htm
                          |     | v5.0 Jun 12 2006
                          |     |
    
     T-Mail               |MI   |http://www.tmail.spb.ru (Russian only)
                          |?    | v2608 on Dec 12 2001
    
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    ==> MAIL TOSSERS
    
     Crashmail II         |TO   |http://ftnapps.sourceforge.net/
                          |     |
    
     FastEcho             |T    |http://www.softeq.de/Products/FastEcho/
                          |     | fastecho.html
                          |     | v1.46.1 on 13 Nov 2007
                          |     | Registration keys are free and available
                          |     | by request from the author
    
     Fidogate             |TUI? |http://www.fidogate.org
                          |     | v4.4.10 on Aug 27 2004
                          |     |
    
     FMail                |TO   |http://fmail.sourceforge.net/
                          |     | v1.60.GPL on Mar 8 2008
                          |     | v1.64.0.17 (Beta) on Sep 27 2011
    
     Squish               |T*   |http://www.filegate.net/maximus_bbs/
                          |     | v1.11R2 on Jan 1 2009
                          |     | Source code available in the Maximus BBS
                          |     | archive: http://maximus.sourceforge.net
    
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    ==> BBS SOFTWARE
    
     BBBS                 |BICTM|http://www.bbbs.net             2:22/222
                          |     |  b@bbbs.net
                          |     | v4.01 on January 28 2007
    
     EleBBS               |BO*? |http://www.elebbs.com
                          |     | v0.10.RC1 on Jun 9 2002
    
     Enthral BBS          |B    |http://enthralbbs.com          1:250/501
      Linux/BSD/OSX       |     | v0.429/Alpha on 14 October 2010
                          |     | Fidonet filebone SCENEENT
    
     Ezycom BBS           |BT   |http://www.ezycom-bbs.com      3:690/682
                          |     | v2.15g2 on Nov 16 2009
    
     GT Power             |B    |http://www.gtpowerbbs.com/
                          |     | v19.00
    
     Hermes II Project    |BT   |http://www.hermesbbs.com/
      Macintosh-based     |     | malyn@strangegizmo.com
                          |     | v3.5.10b3
    
     Maximus BBS          |BO*  |http://www.filegate.net/maximus_bbs/
                          |     | v3.03
                          |     | Source code available at:
                          |     | http://maximus.sourceforge.net/
    
     MBSE BBS             |BIO? |http://mbse.sourceforge.net   2:280/2802
                          |     | mbroek@users.sourceforge.net
                          |     | v0.92.0 on Oct 16 2007
    
     Meltdown BBS         |UIO  |http://meltdown-bbs.sourceforge.net/
                          |     | v1.0b on Apr 26 2004
    
     Mystic BBS           |BO*  |http://www.mysticbbs.com
                          |     | v1.07.3 on May 13th 2001
    
     RemoteAccess BBS     |B?   |http://www.rapro.com             1:1/120
                          |     | bfmorse@rapro.com
                          |     | v2.62.2SW
    
     Renegade BBS         |B    |http://renegadebbs.info        1:129/305
                          |     | v1.10/DOS on 3 Oct 2009
    
     Spitfire BBS         |B?   |http://www.buffalocrk.com/
                          |     | mdwoltz@buffalocrk.com
                          |     | v3.6 on Aug 20 1999
    
     Synchronet BBS       |BTIO |http://www.synchro.net         1:103/705
                          |     | v3.16 on 31 Dec 2006
    
     Telegard BBS         |B*   |http://www.telegard.net
                          |     | v3.09g2-sp4/mL on Dec 19 1999
    
     WildCat! Interactive |MTBEI|http://www.santronics.com
      Net Server, Platinum|     | sales@santronics.com
      Xpress: Santronics  |     |
      Software, Inc.      |     |
    
    
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    ==> TIC PROCESSORS/FILEFIX/SRIF
    
     Allfix               |FIUT |http://www.allfix.com/          1:140/12
      Bob Seaborn         |     | v6.0.22 on 26 January 2011
    
     NEF/pk               |F    |http://nefpk.8m.com/
                          |     | v2.45b2 on 5 March 2000
    
     TinyTIC              |FO   |http://ftnapps.sourceforge.net/
                          |     |                               1:120/544
    
     VIReq                |FO   |http://ftnapps.sourceforge.net/
                          |     |                               1:120/544
    
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    ==> BBS DOORS/UTILITIES
    
     Cheepware            |DU   |http://kd5col.info/cheepware.html
      Sean Dennis         |     | sdennis72@gmail.com            1:18/200
                          |     | Fidonet filebone CH-WARE
    
     DDS (Doorware        |D@   |http://www.doorgames.org
      Distribution System)|     | ruth@doorgames.org
      Ruth Argust         |     |
    
     Jibben Software      |D*   |http://www.jibbensoftware.com/
                          |     |  bbs-door-games.cfm
                          |     | scott@jibben.com
                          |     | 1995-99 Release dates
    
     John Dailey Software |DU?  |http://www.johndaileysoftware.com
    
     Shining Star         |D*   |http://www.shiningstar.net/bbsdoors/
                          |     | nannette@shiningstar.net
                          |     | Doors are still registerable via website
    
     Sunrise Doors:       |D    |http://www.sunrisedoors.com
      Al Lawrence         |     | al@sunrisedoors.com
                          |     | Tel: (404) 256-9518
    
     T1ny's Software      |DU   |http://www.tinysbbs.com/files/tsoft/
      Shawn Highfield     |     | shighfield@gmail.com          1:229/452
                          |     | Fidonet filebone CH-WARE
    
     The Brainex System   |D    |http://www.brainex.com/brainex_system/
                          |     | stanley@brainex.com
                          |     | 1994-99 Releases
    
     Trade Wars           |D*   |http://www.eisonline.com/tradewars/
                          |     | jpritch@eisonline.com
                          |     | v3.09 (DOS-32) in 2002
    
     Vagabond Software    |DU*  |http://http://vbsoft.dhakota.org
                          |     | d@dhakota.org
                          |     | Last update: Apr 11 2008
    
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    ==> POINT SOFTWARE
    
     CrossPoint (XP)      |P?   |http://www.crosspoint.de (German only)
                          |     | pm@crosspoint.de
                          |     | v3.12d  on Dec 22 1999
    
     FreeXP               |P    |http://www.freexp.de (German only)
                          |     | support@freexp.de
                          |     | v3.42 on Jun 27 2010
    
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    ==> SYSOP MAIL EDITORS
    
     GoldEd+              |EO*? |http://golded-plus.sourceforge.net/
                          |     | v1.1.5 (Snapshot) on Apr 29 2010
                          |     | NOTE: Unstable versions released often
    
     SqEd32               |E    |http://www.sqed.de            2:2476/493
                          |     | v1.15 on Dec 15 1999
                          |     | Website is in German and English
    
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    ==> INTERNET UTILITIES
    
     JamNNTPd             |UIO  |http://ftnapps.sourceforge.net/
                          |     |                               1:120/544
    
     Internet Rex         |UI?  |http://members.shaw.ca/InternetRex/
                          |     | telnet://xanadubbs.ca         1:342/806
                          |     | v2.29 on Oct 21st 2001
    
     TransNet             |UIO? |http://www-personal.umich.edu/~mressl/
                          |     | transnet/index.html
                          |     | transnet@ressl.com.ar
                          |     | v2.11 on Sep 13 2007
    
     Ifmail               |UIO  |http://ifmail.sourceforge.net
                          |     | crosser@average.org
    
     MakeNL               |UO   |http://www.filegate.net/coordutl/
                          |     | v3.2.9 on Feb 1 2010
    
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    ==> INFORMATIONAL WEBSITES/BBS LISTS
    
     Telnet/Dialup BBS    |#    |http://www.telnetbbsguide.com   1:275/89
      Guide               |     | Maintained by Dave Perrussel
                          |     | This is probably the most updated BBS
                          |     | list on the Internet for a general
                          |     | BBS list.
    
     Synchronet BBS List  |#    |http://www.synchro.net/sbbslist.html
                          |     | Maintained automatically
                          |     | This list is specifically for
                          |     | Synchronet-based BBS systems and is
                          |     | automatically updated nightly.
    
     The BBS Corner       |#    |http://www.bbscorner.com
                          |     | This website is more than just files,
                          |     | it's an encyclopedia of knowledge for
                          |     | BBS sysops and people who want to
                          |     | become sysops.  This site is run by
                          |     | the same person who does the Telnet
                          |     | BBS Guide.
    
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     File Archives:
    
      http://archives.thebbs.org
      http://sysopscorner.thebbs.org (site is no longer maintained)
      http://www.simtel.net
      http://www.bbsfiles.com
      http://hobbes.nmsu.edu (OS/2 specific)
      http://www.filegate.net/ (FTP access via port 60721)
      http://www.tinysbbs.com/files/
    
     Note: Most also provide FTP access (use ftp instead of http above)
    
     The BBS Software List is published weekly in the FidoNews.
    
     If you have corrections, suggestions or additions to the information
     above, please contact Andrew Leary with your information via the
     FIDONEWS echo or netmail at 1:320/119.
    
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    Send updates, changes to address above or to janis @ filegate.net.
    
    System.......Capitol City Online
    FidoAddress..1:2320/105
    Phone........502-875-8938
    Software.....GT Power
    OS...........OS/2
    C/B Verify...None
    Access.......First Call access to most of BBS upon finishing
                 new user questionnaire
    Telnet.......cco.ath.cx
                 telnet access to GT Power BBS - same as dial-up
    www:.........http://cco.ath.cx
                 This site runs Synchronet under linux.  Requires
                 separate user registration.  Has same message
                 areas as dial-up/telnet bbs.
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    System.......Christian Fellowship
    FidoAddress..1:266/512
    Phone........1-856-933-7096
    Software.....PCBoard 15.3
    OS...........Windows XP pro
    C/B Verify...Manually via email or voice 
                 usually within 24 hours.
    Access.......Read only until verified. Once 
                 verified write access to Msg bases, file 
                 areas, chat and doors/games.
    Telnet.......cfbbs.dtdns.net or cfbbs.no-ip.com
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    System.......Lightning BBS
    FidoAddress..1:311/2
    Software.....Virtual Advanced
    OS...........Windows XP
    C/B Verify...None
    Access.......First call access to doors, files and
                 message reading.  Message posting requires 
                 validation.
    Telnet.......lightningbbs.com
    www:.........http:/www.lightningbbs.com/index.php
                 Thanks to VADV-PHP you can access almost 
                 everything the BBS has to offer from the
                 web, with the exception of door games.
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    System.......Lionsden BBS
    FidoAddress..1:224/303
    Phone........613-392-8896
    Software.....Synchronet
    OS...........Windows XP
    C/B Verify...None
    Access.......First Call access to Msg bases, and file areas.
    Telnet.......lionsden.darktech.org
                 telnet access offers full features
     	     of the standard bbs such as doors, 
        	     qwkmail, Files, etc.
    www:.........http:/www.lionsden.darktech.org 
                 You will redirected to a menu where you can 
                 choose one of three sites.  The first one is 
                 private and requires PW to get into.
    FTP..........FTP://lionsden.darktech.org Files only
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    System.......Outpost BBS
    FidoAddress..1:18/200
    Software.....ProBoard
    OS...........OS/2
    C/B Verify...None
    Access.......A guest accoount is available if you just want
                 to look around (no message posting).  Full 
                 access requires registration and validation.
    Telnet.......outpost.slyip.net
    WWW:.........http://kd5col.info
                 Web-based (full capability) BBS access is 
                 available on website via fTelnet.
    
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    System.......Prism BBS
    FidoAddress..1:261/38
    Phone........607-655-5652
    Software.....BBBS/Li6 v4.10 Dada-1
    OS...........Linux (Ubuntu)
    C/B Verify...None
    Access.......First Call access to Msg bases, 
                 file areas, all features of the BBS.
    Telnet.......filegate.net
                 telnet access offers full features 
                 of the standard bbs such as doors,
                 qwkmail, BWmail,Files, chat, group chat,
                 etc.       
    www:.........http:/www.filegate.net:8080/bbbs
                 web interface is limited to reading messages 
                 and replying online, or downloading messages 
                 in qwk packets, but not uploading them,
                 file download access, guest account.
    FTP:	     filegate.net, port 60721. 
                 public access to file areas (please 
          	     note change of port for public access).
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    System.......Roach Guts BBS 
    FidoAddress..1:396/60 
    Phone:.......337-433-4135
    Software.....Maximus on Port 23 (primary)
                 Synchronet on Port 24 (temporary)
    OS...........Windows XP
    C/B Verify...None
    Access.......First call access to doors, files and
                 message reading.  Message posting requires
    	     validation.
    Telnet.......roachguts.com
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    System.......Shenk's Express
    FidoAddress..1:275/100
    Phone........757-233-9860
    Software.....SBBS
    OS...........WIN XP
    C/B Verify...None
    Access.......First Call access
    Telnet.......shenks.synchro.net
                 This site is the coordinator for Battlenet, a large
                 BRE league with 7 BRE games.  Also hosting 2 FE
                 league games. 
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    System.......The Positronium Repository
    FidoAddress..1:393/68
    Phone........337-984-4794
    Software.....POTS: WildCat + Telnet: Synchronet
    OS...........Windows XP
    C/B Verify...None
    Access.......First Call access to most of BBS upon finishing
                 new user questionnaire
    Telnet.......cmech.dynip.com
    www:.........http://cmech.dynip.com
                 Access to live File Areas only,
                 over 37,000 files at 13GB in library  ;-) 
                 Home for BFDS, APOD (BBS is Filebase.BBS)
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    System.......Time Warp of the Future BBS
    FidoAddress..1:340/400
    Phone........none
    Software.....sbbs 3.15b (very beta)
    OS...........win. (xp pro. sp3)
    C/B Verify...None
    Access.......First Call access to Msg bases, and file areas.
    Telnet.......time.synchro.net:24 or time.darktech.org:24
                 or timewarpfuture.dyndns.org:24
                 telnet access offers full features 
                 of the standard bbs such as doors,
                 messages or file area etc.
    www:.........http://time.synchro.net:81 
                 Web interface is limited really to reading messages 
                 and replying online, or downloading messages in qwk 
                 packets, but not uploading them, and file download access. 
                 SBBS files available.
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