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    Editorial...............................2
    New/Returning SysOps....................3
    Old School ToolBox......................4
    Cooking:  Even SysOps Have to eat.......5
    BBS SoftWare List.......................6
    Slightly Crusty SysOp...................7
    FidoGazette BBSList.....................8
    E-Ministries #8.........................9
    Info (How to Submit an Article).........10
    
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    Editorial
    =========
    
    Some people mentioned  missing Synchronet traffic to me, and I'm glad they
    did.  There was a break in the links that was repaired.  You should see the 
    flow of SYNCDATA, SYNCWIN,  SYNCDATA and SYNCHRONET once again. 
    Thank you to Rob Swindell and Michael Alyn Miller :)
    
    
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    New/Returning SysOps
    ===================
    Returning Sysops:
    
    1:275/91. Leslie Given  Elkview, WV. USA R13
    1:261/1304 Mark Hoffman Bel Air, Maryland R13
    
    Welcome back Guys :)
    
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                                  The old school TOolbox
    
                           By Richard Webb, 1:116/901
    
                           be aware, be alert
    
                 or, "good fences make good neighbors."
    
    That statement regarding good fences could be the theme, in fact
    probably should be the theme of the previous column I penned here,
    and these next few.  Last time in this space, we discussed the so-
    called paradigm shift which appears to be occurring among people in
    the developed world from actual social interaction to interaction
    via electronics.  As I stated, it's not all that new.  Before the
    term cyberspace was even a word some of us already interacted in
    that place in a limited way.  The telephone is a rather limited
    form of cyberspace of course, as is amateur radio.
    
    What's new about this so-called paradigm shift is the ways in which
    we can leave ourselves vulnerable to criminals or others which we
    might not wish to know many of the details about our lives.  IT's
    quite easy for someone with a desire to know to dig for some pieces
    of data, and through inference deduce some things about us which
    we'd rather they not know.  The question is how we continue to live
    in this world of cyberspace and protect ourselves.  Is the only
    real answer just pulling the plug? 
    
    Pulling the plug has numerous detriments.  We all know that or we
    wouldn't be reading this fine publication.  The answer, as many
    suburban dwellers have found, as have many farmers and ranchers, is
    better fences. Often those are cyber fences, i.e. firewalls,
    antivirus software, etc.  But, sometimes those fences are methods
    and practices we use when interacting with the rest of the world. 
    I'll concentrate on those in this, and the next few columns.
    
    We learn a lot about the people with whom we interact online or on
    the air just in daily conversation.  I can tell you what many of
    those I work with in the amateur radio community do or did for a
    living, something about their socioeconomic status, the name of
    spouses in many cases.  For many of the cruisers off shore that we
    assist I have contact information for family and loved ones in my
    databases which is suppressed when others request information about
    them via email from my system.  But, if I punch the cruiser's call
    sign into my local search function it comes up on my screen, saving
    time if they ask me to relay some messages, and keeping such items
    as phone numbers off of the air.  
    
    Amateur radio, like these "social networking' sites on the web is
    pretty much an open medium.  Anybody could be listening, especially
    when using regular spoken words.  Using Morse telegraphy eliminates
    some of the potential eavesdroppers, but not all of them.  
    
    I've heard people use someone's call sign and fake distress calls
    just to keep resources busy.  Because of this, we often ask, if
    time appears to permit, for a land based contact which we can call
    and verify that this person is truly cruising on the seas when we
    receive a distress call.  Here is one form of "identity theft"
    which is as old as amateur radio itself.  
    
    
    Ah yes, identity theft.  An old and not so honorable pursuit.  It
    is said to be one of those "new" dangers.  Again, it's not new. 
    Some of the ways to perpetrate it convincingly are a bit new
    however.  We've all heard it before.  Shred that credit card offer
    you don't plan to use before you throw it away, be aware of who has
    your personal information such as social security numbers, etc. and
    how it might be used or misused.  Identity theft is a growing
    problem in our culture.  Just ask anybody in law enforcement.
    
    Those of us who have been around Fidonet for over a decade will
    remember the great debates over the use of PgP and other such
    tools, both to encrypt private person to person mail, and clear
    signing echomail messages.  Some of the most fervent advocates for
    clear signing public posts were those who felt that it was a valid
    technique for proving that the writer of any given message was who
    he/she claimed to be.  I.e. if Richard Webb appeared to be that
    author, and you thought I might be that Richard Webb, if other data
    points matched you could then look at my PgP public key, or run the
    key data to see if it matched mine.  After all, if a link from the
    system where Richard Webb usually posts was not secure packet
    ramming and other techniques could easily be used to implement the
    spoof.
    
    Were there any actual accusations of this sort?  A few but fewer
    than one might expect.  One of the most humorous accusation of this
    type I ever saw in fidonet was over an NC election in Canada and a
    spoof done as a satire using the name of the then nc.  Why weren't
    there more?  Most systems that were heavily involved in mail moving
    did, and do operate in a secure fashion.  I.e. no session password
    shown with a supposed regular link, then no session, etc.  I've
    seen more accusations and allegations regarding this type of
    behavior on USenet than I ever did see on Fidonet, and some in
    groups I frequent are ongoing, and provable.  The only way one can
    tell the difference between the impostor and the real individual is
    parsing the headers of the articles.
    
    Along with identity theft comes another bear in these woods, and
    every good malicious hacker will tell you it's one of the most
    effective tools in the arsenal.  This technique predates cyberspace
    in almost all of its many forms and guises.  A bit of tripping
    through the target's trash and this one can net one of these folks
    a treasure trove of personal data.  Of course, we're talking about
    the technique known as social engineering.  Any good con artist has
    to be an expert to be successful.  However, if one isn't careful
    the individual with malicious intentions doesn't even need to come
    near you close enough to dumpster dive you to obtain such
    information.  This folks is the "new" part.
    
    These days there are so many ways to get tripped up and
    inadvertently spew forth personal data you might not wish to be out
    there in the cloud.  Marketers and others make it so convenient,
    and with this convenience comes the requirement in many cases that
    you surrender control of your personal information, where it goes;
    who has access to it.  The "service" you're being offered appears
    to be so convenient or fun however that you don't even think about
    what you must surrender and where that data might go.  
    
    It's easy to just let it go and figure that you live in the
    panopticon world, so what the heck, just let it go, after all
    you've got nothing to hide.  Just throw away the voluminous junk
    mail, shred pieces that might be a danger and ... grin and bear it. 
    Delete that unwanted junk email, or tell that telemarketer to get
    lost.  But, sometimes that approach isn't  going to provide you any
    real relief.  Sometimes the only option is to stop the junk mailing
    phone calls etc. at their sources.
    
    But, opting out, like breaking up, as the song says, is hard to do. 
    Why opt out?  I'll discuss that a bit more next time.
    
    
    
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      -=-=-=-=-=-
        F O O D     Even sysops have to eat!
      -=-=-=-=-=-
      By Janis  Kracht, 1:261/38
    
    ==NY EggCream==
    This beverage has no eggs and no cream...  It's a very NY drink.. I grew up
    drinking this every chance I could at our local drug store where the owner
    had an old fashioned soda fountain.  The real trick in it is to only use
    Fox's U-Bet syrup (see link below).
    
          Take a tall, chilled, straight-sided, 8oz. glass
          Spoon 1 inch of U-bet Chocolate syrup into glass
          Add 1 inch whole milk
          Tilt the glass and spray seltzer (from a pressurized cylinder only)
             off a spoon, to make a big chocolate head
          Stir, Drink, Enjoy
    
    Makes 1 serving
    
    Get U-bet Chocolate syrup online here:
    http://www.foxs-syrups.com/egg_cream.html
    
    
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                                 BBS Software List
    
                               Updated 4 March 2011
                                 
                         Maintained by Sean Dennis (1:18/200)
                    Editors Emeritus: Robert Couture, Janis Kracht
    
                  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.nickandre.com        1:1/130 
                               |I    | v3.59 on March 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
                
         +- - - - - - - - - - -+- - -+- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -+
    
         ==> 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 on Mar 8 2008
                               |     | Source code only!
        
          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
    
         +- - - - - - - - - - -+- - -+- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -+
    
         ==> 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.      |     | 
                               
                                                          
         +- - - - - - - - - - -+- - -+- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -+
    
         ==> 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
         
         +- - - - - - - - - - -+- - -+- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -+
         
         ==> 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
    
         +- - - - - - - - - - -+- - -+- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -+
         
         ==> 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
                               
         +- - - - - - - - - - -+- - -+- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -+
    
         ==> 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
    
         +- - - - - - - - - - -+- - -+- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -+
    
         ==> 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
                               
         +- - - - - - - - - - -+- - -+- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -+
    
         ==> 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.
                                                         
         +- - - - - - - - - - -+- - -+- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -+
    
          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 monthly in the FidoGazette.
                
          If you have corrections, suggestions or additions to the information
          above, please contact Sean Dennis with your information via the
          FIDOGAZETTE echo, netmail at 1:18/200 or email at sean@kd5col.info.
                      
    
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    The Slightly Crusty Sysop
    Sean Dennis
    1:18/200
    
    Sorry for not having an article out for last month's FG; I got too busy
    and simply forgot until it was too late!
    
    Looking out the window that's next to my "office" desk where both of my
    computers sit, it looks like spring is trying to get out.  Yesterday we
    set a new record for a high temperature: 71 degrees F.  It was a beautiful
    day but the days following it have been more tempered with clouds and rain.
    I guess Ol' Man Winter isn't quite done with us yet, but that hasn't stopped
    me from starting to work on my spring cleaning.
    
    This month's column is about dialup BBSing.  Considering the problems
    Canadians have been having with getting their Internet bandwidth capped (but
    at this time, that cap has been temporarily removed while the government
    wheels move slowly investigating the CRTC's decision) and the loss of
    Internet connectivity in Egypt during the protests earlier this month, I
    have noticed a slight uptick in calls on my POTS (dialup) line.  There
    hasn't been a flood of calls or anything, but definitely more interest in
    it.
    
    I've learned from some of my Canadian friends and fellow sysops that it can
    be easier and cheaper for them to call the US long distance since it seems
    many of the "packages" they can get on their landlines involve unlimited
    long distance calling to both within Canada and the US.  I know a few sysops
    who are working on setting up POTS nodes on their BBSes again.
    
    So what does this mean for Fidonet and BBSing in general?  In the long run,
    probably not much.  People will still be using the Internet to do a majority
    of their mail transfers and callers will use telnet to connect.  However, a
    small minority will start using POTS more often and more callers, feeling
    the pull of nostalgia, might seek out and call POTS-capable BBSes.  With the
    advent of cheap unlimited long distance plans, many ex-sysops and users want
    the feel of yesteryear by calling up a POTS-based system.
    
    Don't toss out your old modem yet as there may still be some life in it yet.
    
    As always, your comments are welcomed but your flames are not.  I prefer to
    be contacted via netmail-both crash and routed-at 1:18/200.  My email address
    is sean@kd5col.info.

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        !!!        G A Z E T T E   B B S   L I S T        !!!
        =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=--=-=-=-=-=-=-==-=-=-=-=-=-=-=
        By bbslist @ filegate.net    
           	
        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.
        =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=
        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
        =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=
        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
        oftware.....Sunchronet
        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.......Paragon
        FidoAddress..1:18/200
        Phone........423-926-7999
        Software.....Maximus/2 v3.01
        OS...........eComStation 1.2MR    
        C/B Verify...None
        Access.......Manual verification for full access
        Telnet.......paragon.darktech.org
        www:.........http://kd5col.info
           
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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).
        =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=
        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
        =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-= 	 
        System.......Time Warp of the Future BBS
        FidoAddress..1:14/400
        Phone........none
        Software.....sbbs 3.15a (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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         -    e-Ministries     -
         -   by Jon Justvig    -
         -   March 4, 2011     -
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         Issue #: 8
    
         In the last article we went over the death of Abel.   Murder such as
         this started from the disobedience from when Adam and Eve were in
         the garden.  Do as God commands you to so, without question and you
         will be just fine.  Defy him and go agaist what he says and he'll
         have wrath written all over you until you repent.  Now Cain is on
         the Lord's side by the fear in Cain's eyes, he knew he would be next
         if something wasn't done.  So there was a deal made there.
    
         (KJV) Gen 4:16  And Cain went out from the presence of the LORD, and
    		     dwelt in the land of Nod, on the east of Eden. 
    
         (KJV) Gen 4:17  And Cain knew his wife; and she conceived, and bare
    		     Enoch: and he builded a city, and called the name of
                         the city, after the name of his son, Enoch. 
    
         For God's great justice, Cain is protected and now has a child and
         a city even named after him, named Enoch.  Generations pass...
    
    
         (KJV) Gen 4:18  And unto Enoch was born Irad: and Irad begat
                         Mehujael: and Mehujael begat Methusael: and
                         Methusael begat Lamech. 
    
    
         (KJV) Gen 4:19  And Lamech took unto him two wives: the name of the
                         one was Adah, and the name of the other Zillah. 
    
         (KJV) Gen 4:20  And Adah bare Jabal: he was the father of such as
                         dwell in tents, and of such as have cattle.
    
         (KJV) Gen 4:21  And his brother's name was Jubal: he was the father
                         of all such as handle the harp and organ.
    
         (KJV) Gen 4:22  And Zillah, she also bare Tubalcain, an instructer
                         of every artificer in brass and iron: and the sister
                         of Tubalcain was Naamah.
    
         (KJV) Gen 4:23  And Lamech said unto his wives, Adah and Zillah,
                         Hear my voice; ye wives of Lamech, hearken unto my
                         speech: for I have slain a man to my wounding, and a
                         young man to my hurt. 
     
         (KJV) Gen 4:24  If Cain shall be avenged sevenfold, truly Lamech
                         seventy and sevenfold.
              
         This linage of family seems to have a familiarity in common and that
         is murderers.  Since God's beautiful creation, two men have already
         been killed.  It seems to be out of anger and jealousy.  It's not
         the point that you're just forgiven like that, you must put away
         your selfish acts and turn from them.  Start finding your spiritual
         gifts and live the most with them.
     
    
         (KJV) Gen 4:25  And Adam knew his wife again; and she bare a son,
                         and called his name Seth: For God, said she, hath
                         appointed me another seed instead of Abel, whom
                         Cain slew. 
    
         Since Cain got another chance to do right, Adam and Eve have another
         son and they called him Seth.  Seth had replaced Abel.  I just hope
         this time Cain understands and does not let it greif take the best
         of him.  
    
         (KJV) Psa 37:4  Delight thyself also in the LORD; and he shall give
                         thee the desires of thine heart.
    
         (KJV) Gen 4:26  And to Seth, to him also there was born a son; and
                         he called his name Enos: then began men to call upon
                         the name of the LORD.  
    
         This concludes this teaching.  Later we wil resume on Genesis
         Chapter 5.  I hope you've been blessed and enlightened.  Where there
         is a will there is a way.  Look for the Lord through his teachings.
         He will take you places you've only dream.  
    	
         If you've enjoyed our meeting, remember to ask your SysOp to carry
         MINISTER, an echo with FidoNet if he/she doesn't already.  Remember
         also to keep your head up high.  May God bless you and keep you!
    
         *** This conclude this issue of e-Ministries provided by Jon
             Justvig.
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