RE: old school

Subject: RE: old school
From: John Hedtke <john -at- hedtke -dot- com>
To: "McLauchlan, Kevin" <Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com>, <fritillary -at- gmail -dot- com>, "Tammy Van Boening" <Tammy -dot- VanBoening -at- healthlanguage -dot- com>, "AL Geist" <al -dot- geist -at- geistassociates -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 22 May 2008 09:15:25 -0700

My GHOD, I was there, too. I was pushing my first BBS book and
meeting a lot of people I'd only talked to over the phone. Small world.

I ran a small Wildcat! BBS for the Puget Sound chapter for a few
years around 1990-92. I felt they needed one and I had a spare PC
lying around, so I set it all up and bought a phone line.

At 07:51 AM 5/22/2008, McLauchlan, Kevin wrote:
>On Behalf Of fritillary -at- gmail -dot- com just _had_ to go and ask:
> >
> > Any former BBS geeks here?
>
>Eek!
>I was a member of several, and I ran my own TBBS and then MajorBBS back
>in the day... but I was just starting (and had spent the big bucks for
>the software and bunches of ZyXel and USR modems) right about the time
>that there inter-web thingie was takin' off... dang it!
>
>I even attended Jack Rickard's ONEBBSCON (Online Network Exposition
>Bulletin Board System Convention) and still have the tote-bags, as well
>as one or two well-worn Major BBS t-shirts "Doing cool things with
>communications technology and making a buck at it".
>
>Does that get me in as "geek" ? :-)
>
>Kevin
>
>
>
>
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References:
RE: old school: From: fritillary
RE: old school: From: McLauchlan, Kevin

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