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                Table Of Contents
    
    
    
    Quote of the Day ........................2
    Cooking Echo Picnic Dates are Set .......3
    e-Ministries #25 ........................4
    Cooking: Turning Leftovers into Art .....5
    Fidonet SoftWare List ...................6
    FidoGazette BBS List ....................7
    Information (How to Submit an Article).. 8
    
    
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    Part of the inhumanity of the computer is that, once it is
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    Cooking Echo Picnic Dates
    
    Attention ! ! !
    
    The 2013 Cooking Echo Picnic Dates have been set!
    
    Fidonet Cooking Echo Picnic dates: July 11-15 2013
    (Thursday - Monday).
    
    Location: 2682 Slaterville Road,
              Slaterville Springs, NY 14881
    
    This is our "new" place in Slaterville Springs, just 10 minutes
    from Ithaca, NY.
    
    
    The main cooking date for the picnic will be on Sunday, July
    14th since some members of the Cooking echo can not make it
    until that date.  As usual, you are welcome to arrive on any 
    of those dates and stay as long as you are able throughout 
    those dates... and if you want to cook something, you can
    cook it on any of those dates as well.  Sometimes people 
    bring various contraptions they'd like to show/demonstrate
    to others, that's always welcome!
    
    If you need a free place to stay, we have cots  plus floors
    with rugs (vbg).  You can camp out as well, let me know if
    you'll need parking space.
    
    Activities at the picnic will include: 
    
    Sitting around our large kitchen table and talking
    Eating
    Cooking
    Eating at local restaurants in Ithaca, NY
    Drinking good beer if you'd like to do so :)
    
    Last year we visited the famed MooseWood Restaurant, and Maxie's
    Supper Club and Oyster Bar in Ithaca.
    
    If you plan on attending, contact Janis Kracht, 1:261/38, or
    post in the Fidonet COOKING echo.  It's always helpful to know
    in advance if you will need some particular piece of equipment
    or food item so we can accomodate you!
    
    Hope to see you there!
    
    
    
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    e-Ministries
    by Jon Justvig
    May 15, 2013
    
    Issue #: 25
    
    How blessed it feels to come to you and continue to write these
    articles for you that you may feel blessed as well and of great
    comfort.  We left off from the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah
    being burned and the seed of Lot by his own daughters after he
    was drunken from wine.  Now we will proceed.
    
    Okay, lets open our bibles to Genesis Chapter 20, verse 1.
    
    Gen 20:1  And Abraham journeyed from thence toward the south
    country, and dwelled between Kadesh and Shur, and sojourned in
    Gerar.
    
    Abraham with his wife, Sarah, have now arrive in Gerar, between
    the citieis Kadesh and Shur.
    
    Gen 20:2  And Abraham said of Sarah his wife, She is my sister:
    and Abimelech king of Gerar sent, and took Sarah.
    Gen 20:3  But God came to Abimelech in a dream by night, and
    said to him, Behold, thou art but a dead man, for the woman
    which thou hast taken; for she is a man's wife.
    
    Not covered yet, but covetry is a sin of itself and is not a
    commandment of love.  To covet is to desire of something or
    someone that doesn't belong to ones self.  I say get yours and
    leave mine alone!   Mine you, Abimelech is the king of
    Gerar, an Arabian city during this period.
    
    Gen 20:4  But Abimelech had not come near her: and he said,
    Lord, wilt thou slay also a righteous nation?
    Gen 20:5  Said he not unto me, She is my sister? and she, even
    she herself said, He is my brother: in the integrity of my heart
    and innocency of my hands have I done this.
    Gen 20:6  And God said unto him in a dream, Yea, I know that
    thou didst this in the integrity of thy heart; for I also
    withheld thee from sinning against me: therefore suffered I thee
    not to touch her.
    
    Continue reading...
    
    Gen 20:7  Now therefore restore the man his wife; for he is a
    prophet, and he shall pray for thee, and thou shalt live: and if
    thou restore her not, know thou that thou shalt surely die,
    thou, and all that are thine.
    Gen 20:8  Therefore Abimelech rose early in the morning, and
    called all his servants, and told all these things in their
    ears: and the men were sore afraid.
    Gen 20:9  Then Abimelech called Abraham, and said unto him, What
    hast thou done unto us?  and what have I offended thee, that
    thou hast brought on me and on my kingdom a great sin?  thou
    hast done deeds unto me that ought not to be done.
    Gen 20:10  And Abimelech said unto Abraham, What sawest thou,
    that thou hast done this thing?
    Gen 20:11  And Abraham said, Because I thought, Surely the fear
    of God is not in this place; and they will slay me for my wife's
    sake.
    
    Abraham is fearful of being killed because of the land that he
    is dwelling in because the fear of God was not in this place,
    this place of Gerar.  It can be intimidating to come to a place
    that is not of our Lord and could possibly be anger agressive in
    sight of a lamb such as Abraham, a man of God.
    
    Gen 20:12  And yet indeed she is my sister; she is the daughter
    of my father, but not the daughter of my mother; and she became
    my wife.
    Gen 20:13 And it came to pass, when God caused me to wander from
    my father's house, that I said unto her, This is thy kindness
    which thou shalt shew unto me; at every place whither we shall
    come, say of me, He is my brother.
    Gen 20:14  And Abimelech took sheep, and oxen, and menservants,
    and womenservants, and gave them unto Abraham, and restored him
    Sarah his wife.
    Gen 20:15  And Abimelech said, Behold, my land is before thee:
    dwell where it pleaseth thee.
    
    But Abraham did not need to be afraid, full of fear for God was
    with him and his voice was heard by the king of this land after
    he was put to sleep, as well as all those under his command.
    
    Gen 20:16  And unto Sarah he said, Behold, I have given thy
    brother a thousand pieces of silver: behold, he is to thee a
    covering of the eyes, unto all that are with thee, and with all
    other: thus she was reproved.
    Gen 20:17  So Abraham prayed unto God: and God healed Abimelech,
    and his wife, and his maidservants; and they bare children.
    Gen 20:18  For the LORD had fast closed up all the wombs of the
    house of Abimelech, because of Sarah Abraham's wife.
    
    And because Sarah was Abraham's wife, it was put at mercy of
    Abimelech and God's mercy that he was spared.  God knows us and
    hears us even when we least expect him to.  Always be aware of
    God's presence day and night because He is always here.  When
    you are afraid, meditate on God's word and pray, he will restore
    you mind and God willing, He will turn things around, things we
    least expect.  May your travels be safe!
    
    ***
    
    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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    Turning Leftovers into Art
    or Kentucky Burgoo
    
    By Janis Kracht, 1:261/38, janis@filegate.net
    
    Leftovers were taking over my 'fridge the last few days.  I
    always cook way too much (so my husband says).  
    
    To me, it is just the way it's done.  Part of that is probably
    because of the habits picked up from my mom who lived through
    the depression when everything you ate was dear...  like when
    the tomato sauce pot was empty of ladles of sauce, you put the
    pot in the sink, shot some water into it from the spigot, and
    swirled it around...  just to grab those last particles of
    sauce...  If you were going to cook, you tried to make sure
    there was plenty for everyone at the table.  If there were
    left-overs, you saved them to be used in combination with other
    meal's leftovers for another meal...  that would be as opposed
    to feeding them to your dogs :)
    
    Not that Mom didn't give our exitable crazy Irish Setter
    left-overs now and again..  Red was particular to rigatoni and
    tomato sauce ..  I'd say more than particular.  He begged for it
    whenever it was served.  He'd watch my oldest sister line up the
    rigatoni on her plate like regimens of marching soldiers and he
    would start whining.  Dad would say to my sis "JUST EAT IT"
    Lol..  and at that point, the dog knew he'd be getting a
    dinner whether he'd polished off his dog food or not.  I loved
    macaroni of any kind, so there was NONE of mine given to that
    dog ...  At other dinners when there was broccoli..  well, I'd
    carefully find my napkin and spit.  I was no dummy.  I didn't
    think broccoli would be good for any living thing when I was a
    kid. 
    
    Neither are 'Human Dinners good for Dogs' I'd decided way back
    when my husband and I got our first dog..  if you give them them
    left-overs, they would steal what they think is their fair
    share..  and then some!  Like the brownies I made for Latin
    Class (Red ate all 16 of them!).  Our labs were even better at
    stealing food it seemed.
    
    Anyway, knowing my 3 dogs would never see a single left-over in
    their dish, I surveyed the contents of my fridge tonight and saw
    the makings of a great dinner..  something we'd loved when we
    lived in Lousiville, KY, Burgoo.
    
    I had 2 cups of hot chili leftover, about 1/2 of a Char Su pork
    rib roast we'd demolished the night before last, about a 1/2
    pound of round eye steak we had with the "kids" last night, and
    the remains of Chicken Cacciatore (chicken in tomato sauce with
    green peppers) we'd had a day or so ago..
    
    What I had in leftovers was about the classic ingredients for
    Kentucky Burgoo..  helped along with some good stock, etc.
    
    I pulled out large pot.
    
    I filled it about 4 cups of water and put the leftover
    chicken/tomato sauce in..  There were a legs and thighs so I
    knew I'd have to take out the bones.  I filled it up about 3/4
    full with good chicken stock and removed as much of the meat
    from the bones as I could.  I knew that chicken has been cooked
    so thoroughly already.
    
    Normally, for Kentucky Burgoo, you first fill a pot with water,
    and plunk a whole chicken in it.  You bring it to a boil, remove
    the scum and simmer it for at least an hour.
    
    I was ahead of the game.. :) I turned the heat up pretty high
    and watched the rest of the chicken start to fall from the bones.
    
    Next with normal Burgoo, you add about a pound of beef, bring it
    to a boil and simmer it for another hour.. 
    
    By then with normal burgoo the chicken is starting to fall off
    the bones, so again, I was ahead of the game since the round
    steak was tender and already broiled rare...  I chopped the
    leftover steak into small pieces to make sure it was tenderized.
    
    I pulled the leftover pork roast out of the fridge and cut all
    the meat from the bones..  this is the third thing you add to
    Burgoo..  about a pound or two of pork roast...This was a rib
    roast so there was plenty of fat..  which I knew would help with
    the flavor.  There was about the equivelent of 4 pork chops left
    in that roast..  like I said, I over cook..  sometimes I can't
    control it, it's how the piece of meat is sold (grin).
    
    I tossed in the two cups of chili that was leftover, along with
    another can of beans.  With normal burgoo you're supposed to add
    say a cup of lima beans (yuck).  I added a can of Italian
    cannellini  beans.. they taste SO good.
    
    Ok.. the tomato sauce from the Chicken Cacciatore and the chili
    took care of the tomatoes..  normally about now you'd add a can
    of peeled tomatoes or a few tablespoons of tomato paste.  I
    didn't have to..  I did give the pot a sprinkle or more of salt
    and pepper and a good shot or two of cayenne.  Now it tasted
    like Burgoo with the meat essentially shredded, and the
    seasonings giving that bite you expect.
    
    Oops time for the vegetables.. I grabbed two stalks of celery,
    two carrots, and an onion, chopped them up and threw them in.. 
    I peeled and chopped two potatoes..  hehe..  I also had a
    left-over hassle-back potato with chedder cheese (just one)
    leftover from the pork dinner, so I chopped it into quarters and
    tossed it in.
    http://fakeginger.com/2011/11/16/scalloped-hasselback-potatoes/
    Excellent recipe :)
    
    With "real" Kentucky Burgoo, you normally want to thicken the
    mix with the classic thickening agent, like file powder.  In
    Kentucky it was always in my cabinet..  now if I don't have it I
    use kneaded flour..  I put about two or three tablespoons of
    flour in a small bowl, knead it with your fingers with about two
    or three tablespoons of flour..  once mixed, add it to the stew
    and cook until thickened.
    
    Kentucky Burgoo
    Ingredients:
    
    1 2 1/2-3 lb. stewing chicken
    1 pound round steak
    1 pound pork roast
    2 cups spicy barbecue sauce
    2 green peppers, sliced
    5 black peppercorns
    4 medium potatoes, peeled
    2 carrots, cut into two inch lengths
    2 stalks celery, cut into two inch lengths
    1-7 oz. package corn
    1 8oz can of beans (red, white or whatever)
    2 tablespoons tomato paste
    2 large onions
    salt, pepper
    A pinch of cayenne to taste, or a few drops of Tabasco sauce
    
    Put the  whole chicken into a large stock pot and cover with
    water.  Add the peppercorns.  Bring to a boil, remove the scum
    and then let simmer for 2 hours.   Bring the contents of the
    pot to a boil, and add the beef.  Reduce the heat and simmer for
    another hour. Bring the contents of the pot to a boil again and
    add pork.  Reduce the heat and simmer for another hour. By now
    the various meats should be getting tender to the fork.  When
    the chicken starts to fall off the bones, remove the bones. 
    Continue simmering until the meat is shredded.  
    
    Add the potatoes, carrots, celery and corn.  Add the barbecue
    sauce and tomato paste.  Stir in the beans.  Add salt and pepper
    to taste.
    
    Continue simmering for another hour.  You can thicken the Burgoo
    if desired.  Some people really like Burgoo spicy - you can add
    cayenne to taste, or a few drops of Tabasco sauce.
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
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      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.1.0.0
                           |     | v.1.0.1 (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    | v3.92 on Apr 20 2013
    
      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
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      T-Mail               |MI   |http://www.tmail.spb.ru (Russian only)
                           |?    | v2608 on Dec 12 2001
    
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      Crashmail II         |TO   |http://ftnapps.sourceforge.net/
                           |     | crashmail.html
    
      FastEcho             |T    |http://www.softeq.de/old/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
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      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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                           |     | 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
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      Ezycom BBS           |BT   |http://www.ezycom-bbs.com      3:690/682
                           |     | v2.15g2 on Nov 16 2009
    
      GT Power             |B    |http://www.gtpowerbbs.com/
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      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
                           |     | v0.95.15 on Dec 26 2012
    
      Meltdown BBS         |UIO  |http://meltdown-bbs.sourceforge.net/
                           |     | v1.0b on Apr 26 2004
    
      Mystic BBS           |BMTCE|http://www.mysticbbs.com
                           |IO   | http://wiki.mysticbbs.com
                           |     | v1.10 A31 on Apr 13 2013
    
      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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       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
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       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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    Send updates, changes to address above or 
    to janis @ filegate.net.
    
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    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.......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.......Prism BBS
    FidoAddress..1:261/38
    Phone........607-200-4076
    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,
                 upload/download messages, download URLs, 
                 ftp access to other sites by request.     
    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.
    FTP:         filegate.net, port 60721, anonymous allowed,
                 public access to file areas.
                 Home of IFDC FileGate Project, PDN, Util*Net,
                 Win_FDN, 
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    System.......The Renovator BBS
    FidoAddress: 2:292/650
    Phone:.......None
    Software.....SearchLight BBS 
    OS...........Windows Server 2003
    C/B Verify...None
    Access.......First Call access
    Telnet.......renovatorbbs.dyndns.org:5432
                 Home of AmiBinkd FTN Mailer for Amiga The Home Of
                 Enhancement BBBS Module & BBBS-Stats & LC
                 (LastCaller) for BBBS. 999 nodes.
    www..........www.renovatorbbs.com
    
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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.......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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