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                Table Of Contents
    
    
    
    Quote of the Day........................2
    Editorial...............................3
    A Good End to the Move..................4
    Old School Toolbox: 
    	Connecting the Wetware, Part XII....5
    Cooking: Aunt Mimi's Ohio Coleslaw......6
    This weekend! Luxembourg FidoCon........7
    Fidonet SoftWare List...................8
    FidoGazette BBS List....................9
    Information (How to Submit an Article)..10
    
    
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    ~Maria Mitchell 
    
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    A large wind is blowing across the ocean.. trying to create
    waves?
    
    The big topic this week in the Fidonews message echo is: 
    
       Did Ward Dossche submit an application for a Zone 1 node
       number??
    
    Well, he hasn't as of this writing, as far as I know.
    
    Ward has been in contact with R17C so eventually I expect Ward will
    get an application in to whomever he's been directed to send
    that application to..  But it's not there yet afaik.
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
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    From the CATS_MEOW Echo.
    A Good End to a Move!
    
    by Janis Kracht, 1:261/38, janis@filegate.net
    
    Most of you probably have heard that in mid-July we moved our
    household from Windsor, NY to Slaterville Springs, NY.
    
    During the weekend of the move, three of our cats escaped to the
    outdoors.  I wasn't so worried about this since the cats have
    been going inside and outside pretty much since we got them :) I
    sure wanted to know where they were, but wasn't so afraid of
    them not returning for the 'final ride to the new house'.
    
    At some point during the move, I nabbed Lulu and so she was the
    first to arrive with the pups at the new house..  Lola and Leo
    took off, as did Lizzy..  I think I saw Lizzy living with
    someone else as a matter of fact 
    
    Anyway, after the initial move that weekend we went back to the
    house in Windsor just about every day, trying to entice Lola and
    Leo to get in the darn cat cage :) Or come out of hiding so we
    could grab them and stick them in the cage :)
    
    No luck.. that went on for about 1 week, maybe 1 1/2 weeks..
    Somewhere in there I WAS able to grab Lola by first giving her
    tons of catnip, then tempting her with cat food..  Whoosh..  I
    grabbed her and got her in the cat carrier..  Leo refused to
    come out and just hid further under the house :(
    
    We went back to Windsor abut 5 more times.. the last time there
    was no sign of Leo at all..  I knew I was going to need some
    help catching him since he'd obviously returned to his original
    'feral' nature.  He was probably terrified by all the changes
    around him and I also remembered he was the most skittish of the
    litter when we got them.
    
    I contacted the Animal Care Council in our area and pleaded with
    them for assistance..  the companies who do trap 'wild' animals
    like raccoons, etc.  around here won't deal with cats or dogs so
    I knew I couldn't count on those companies..
    
    The ACC contacted my neighbor (who I'd spoken with about this)
    and showed him how to set the trap for Leo..  how great it was
    that my neighbor was going to do this for us!!!  Another week
    went by..  no signs of Leo anywhere..
    
    Well, finally today I got a phone call from my neighbor in
    Windsor..  Leo was in the cage!!!
    
    You can bet my neighbor will be getting a gift, as well as the
    ACC getting a large donation :)
    
    We'll get him home probably tonight.. I figure it's going to be
    a little bit of a shock to him when he gets here :)
    
    
    
    
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                      The Old School Toolbox
    
                      By Richard Webb, 1:116/901
    
                    Connecting the Wetware, Part XII.
    
    A large part of my volunteer work seems to be with systems of
    communication.  In fact, a large part of my profession seems to
    bump up against communications techniques and technologies as well. 
    But, in the "hobby" world it seems that all organized
    communications systems have one thing in common.  We wish to
    preserve individual autonomy for a variety of reasons.  the
    unifying factor is "do as thou will so long as thine actions don't
    negatively impact the system.'  
    
    Nice concept, if you can achieve it.  But then we bump up against
    that wall which is dissemination of information.  To exercise the
    freedom desired that sysop/node/link must acquire knowledge which
    will help him operate in a way which doesn't degrade the
    performance of the rest of the network.  He must also be educated
    about becoming part of the cooperative network in practice, and not
    just in theory.  After all, in a true peer to peer network such as
    Fidonet or Usenet that system must be a resource for others as
    well.  
    
    In the preceding series of articles I touched upon numerous issues
    which have plagued Fidonet from its beginning.  The over-arching
    principle of do as you will so long as you don't negatively impact
    the network was considered to be a major part of Fidonet's prime
    directive.  The other part of that prime directive was promote the
    viability of the network, which in the early days meant its growth. 
    We got the growth part for awhile, but with that near exponential
    growth we forgot about  mentoring and education.  
    
    Some of the founders understood the problem back in the early days. 
    They understood that coordinators needed to manage their nodelist
    segments and "coordinate" movement of mail.  But, Fidonet needed,
    and needs more than just some good nodelist clerks.  Fidonet needed
    a way to speak with one voice to government regulators; new sysops;
    equipment manufacturers and vendors, etc.  This need lead to the
    formation of IFNA.  
    
    AT first Tom Jennings even supported the concept, but changed his
    mind after awhile.  Tom saw two major problems with the whole
    thing, and both were in his mind insurmountable.  First and
    foremost, an organization such as an IFNA doesn't live by
    principles of positive anarchy, it lives by the principles of
    constitutions, bylaws, codes of conduct and behavior, etc.  In
    Tom's mind that was poison to the network.  
    
    Tom's second problem with it was one that the IFNA leaders finally
    saw for themselves, and remedied just in time for the great IFNA
    plebiscite.  You didn't have to pay to be listed in your nodelist,
    but if you were going to have a voice in the erstwhile government
    of Fidonet you had to pay your ifna dues.  
    
    I knew a few guys then who were involved in the bbs scene.  Most of
    them had systems cobbled together out of junk box parts and
    whatever they could beg borrow or barter.  Just paying for that
    extra phone line to host a bbs was often a strain on tight budgets. 
    Paying that $20 bill one month for IFNA membership might mean
    losing the phone connection, or something else of importance.  
    
    IFNA was too late in changing its membership policy, and those who
    cared to vote gave it a resounding no.  Just as IFNA or something
    like it was going to be needed most it was told to go away and not
    come back, and nothing was put in place to replace it.  
    
    But, IFNA wasn't the only tool we had for educating new sysops and
    users, as well as the public.  There was this publication called
    Fidonews.  Fidonews could have been that vehicle, but was allowed
    to degenerate into more noise than signal.  Few of the sysops that
    joined in the time of Fidonet's rapid growth (early to mid 1990s)
    knew about Fidonet's involvement in the events surrounding Tianmen
    square.  Few understood the why of a lot of Fidonet's arcane
    procedures.  As the nodelist started to get smaller, Fidonews did
    an even poorer job of educating the sysops and users.  Anyone who
    wants an endless stream of puff pieces and urban legends has to do
    nothing  more than read his email.  Anyone who wants recipes and
    feel good stories can pick up Reader's digest or Better homes and
    Gardens.  Fidonews, as a publication lost its direction, and there
    was no way for leadership of Fidonet to steer it back on course.  
    
    Any other membership organization in which I've been involved would
    have a way for the organization to either replace an editor not
    doing the job, or to forcefully remind him or her what the mission
    of the publication is supposed to be.  Fidonews, instead of being
    that one common element no matter what the theme of your system
    was, no matter what echoes you did or didn't carry .  
    
    Did anyone make an effort to steer Fidonet's publication back on
    course?  Those who expressed concerns were shouted down often by
    the very editors who were neglecting the responsibility they agreed
    to take.  "We print anything we get."  Great, so you printed
    everything you got, including Steve Winter's bigotry, misguided
    articles on nuclear science, puff pieces and feel good stories.  
    But, Fidonews had no real direction, because those who formulated
    the governing structure of fidonet gave little thought to a
    government.  We said we wanted it that way, we liked our anarchy,
    but with some reservations.  
    
    Let me leave you with this thought.  Whenever you read pieces in
    the Fidonews comparing echomail to usenet newsgroups you always saw
    this phrase.  "Our echoes are better than usenet newsgroups because
    ... '  Oldtimers, think about it, it's easy to fill in the blank
    space.  Next time, I'll dig down to the bedrock of speaking out of
    both sides of your mouth about what it is you think you want.  This
    is just what Fidonet did, and continues to do.  Think about that
    one, and, as is often said, "I'll be Bach, Mozart."
    
    
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    Aunt Mimi's Ohio Coleslaw
    
    6 cups shredded cabbage
    3 carrot, peeled and shredded
    1 cup mayonnaise  
    1/2 cup sour cream
    1 teaspoon salt
    1/2 teaspoon onion powder
    1 teaspoon cider vinegar
    1 teaspoon sugar
    1/4 teaspoon pepper
    Optional: paprika for color
    
    Combine cabbage, carrots and onion powder.  Refrigerate while you clean up
    after shredding vegetables.
    
    In a bowl mix mayonnaise and sour cream.
    
    Mix the vinegar and sugar in a cup.  Pour the vinegar mixture into the
    mayonnaise mixture and stir into cabbage and carrots.  Add salt and mix. 
    You can sprinkle paprika on top for color.
    
    Chill for a few hours or you can serve after 1/2 hour.
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
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    Fidonet Luxembourg FidoCon Event
    By Dieter Soltau
    
    FidoNet ReCon
    
    How about a BBQ, throwing some hard disks, drinking beer, and
    talking about geeky FidoMemories?  Only accept if you're
    serious, please.  Space for campers can be provided.
    
    date: 04/AUG/2012 .. afternoon.
    place: 8, Am For, Oetrange, Luxembourg
    
    for further info contact: dieter.soltau@live.com .. or catch us
    on facebook..
    
    https://www.facebook.com/dieter.soltau
    
    https://www.facebook.com/daTroll
    
    ps: dont forget to bring beer and food ;)
    
    regards,
    tomas and duke 
    
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                         FIDONET SOFTWARE LISTING
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                             BBS Software List
    
                           Updated 15 July 2012
    
                     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.
    
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      ==> 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://binkd.grumbler.org
                           |     | gul@gul.kiev.ua 2:463/68
                           |     | v.0.9.11
                           |     | v.1.0.5xx (alpha)
                           |     | ftp://cvs.happy.kiev.ua/pub/fidosoft/mailer
                           |     |      /binkd/
                           |     |http://www.filegate.net/r50/aftnbinkd/
    
      D'Bridge             |MTCPE|http://www.net229.org/dbridge.htm 1:1/130
        Nick Andre         |I    | v3.8 on Jul 10 2012
    
      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/
                           |EO?  | 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/
                           |     | crashmail.html
    
      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
    
      JetMail: JetSys      |TU   |http://www.jetsys.de  js@jetsys.de
       (ATARI ST only)     |     | v1.01 on Jan 1st 2000
    
      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
    
    
      WWIVToss             |T    |http://www.weather-station.org/wwiv/
                           |     | v1.50 on 23 May 2011
    
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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://www.mbse.eu/bbsing/mbsebbs 2:280/2802
                           |     | mbroek@mbse.eu
                           |     | v0.95.14 on Dec 14 2011
    
      Meltdown BBS         |UIO  |http://meltdown-bbs.sourceforge.net/
                           |     | v1.0b on Apr 26 2004
    
      Mystic BBS           |BO*  |http://www.mysticbbs.com
                           |     | http://wiki.mysticbbs.com
                           |     | v1.09 on Oct 17 2011
    
      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
                           |     | v3.7 on Jan 1, 2010
    
      Synchronet BBS       |BTIO |http://www.synchro.net         1:103/705
                           |     | v3.15b on 8 Oct 2011
    
      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.      |     | v6.4 AUP 454.1 on Aug 1 2011
    
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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/tinytic.html
                           |     |                               1:120/544
    
      VIReq                |FO   |http://ftnapps.sourceforge.net/vireq.html
                           |     |                               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://vbsoft.dhakota.org
                           |     | d@dhakota.org
                           |     | Last update: Apr 11 2008
    
      WWIVEdit             |DE   |http://www.weather-station.org/wwiv/
                           |     | v3.0 on 27 Jun 2011
    
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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
    
      FidoIP               |PO   |http://sourceforge.net/apps/mediawiki/fidoip/
                           |     | v.1.0.5 on Dec 2010
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     ==> SYSOP MAIL EDITORS
    
      GoldEd+              |EO   |http://golded-plus.sourceforge.net/
                           |     | v1.1.5 (Snapshot) on Mar 20 2011
                           |     | 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
    
      Ifmail               |UIO  |http://ifmail.sourceforge.net
                           |     | crosser@average.org
    
      Internet Rex         |UI?  |http://members.shaw.ca/InternetRex/
                           |     | telnet://xanadubbs.ca         1:342/806
                           |     | v2.29 on Oct 21st 2001
    
      JamNNTPd             |UIO  |http://ftnapps.sourceforge.net/jamnntpd.html
                           |     |                               1:120/544
    
      Luckygate            |UO   | ftp://happy.kiev.ua/pub/fidosoft/gate/lgate
                           |     | gul@gul.kiev.ua
    
      MakeNL               |UO   |http://makenl.sourceforge.net
                           |     | v3.2.9 on Feb 1 2010
    
      RNtrack              |U    |hhttp://sourceforge.net/projects/ftrack-as
                           |     |2:5080/102
                           |     |stas_degteff@users.sourceforge.net
                           |     | v1.32 on Apr 29 2011
    
      TransNet             |UIO? |http://www-personal.umich.edu/~mressl/
                           |     | transnet/index.html
                           |     | transnet@ressl.com.ar
                           |     | v2.11 on Sep 13 2007
    
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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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    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.
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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
    Software.....Synchronet 3.16a
    OS...........Debian  6.0 32-bit
    C/B Verify...None
    Access.......First call access to doors, files and
                 message reading.  Message posting requires
                 validation.
    Telnet.......kingcoder.net
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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 3.16a (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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