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Bulletin Board Systems

Videos about the Computer Bulletin Board System Scene (BBS) of the 80's. These private individuals were the pioneers of early electronic communications. Using old tech dial up modems they bounced Fidonet network ftsc mail packets worldwide. Though most of those early bbs systems are gone, many like Doc's Place BBS are still online today providing Fidonet BBS access through http and telnet, and are quite active despite their text based interfaces.

  • 09:09 Popular Doc's Place BBS 'Computer Bulletin Board System' Video Tour

    Doc's Place BBS 'Computer Bulletin Board System' Video Tour

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    This is a narrated screen video tour of Doc's Place BBS that first went online in 1991. It is still active today at and was upgraded to allow access from the Internet via the www and telnet in 1997. It's how we first communicated lon

  • Popular BBS Telnet Tour Video

    BBS Telnet Tour Video

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    Fidonet BBS Telnet Tour Video. See how we connected by dial up modem to send messages worldwide before the net went public.