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There were a few dozen participants.
And it was a long distance call to connect. And how many people you can connect with online. We used a also. While a lot of things have changed in the hobby over the past twenty years, on-line access is definitely one of the positives. But do you remember it back in the really old days with no graphics, colors, strictly BBS type format?
You think coins have changed, when I first got interested in computers if you wanted a personal computer you built it yourself, from parts not components. In or Register to comment.
Amazingly enough, I still am in regular contact with two of the members and a third remains active in EAC. I am not sure where the others went. I remember there was a free local publication with just lists of local BBS phone s listed.
About 66 cents per Meg. Kranky, It was a few years back, maybe early s. It wasn't true chat but messages showed up immediately if memory serves. Be interested in anyone's views.
Compuserve coin forum was where I started online back in with baud dial up modem. I actually had a programm class in college where we used punch cards in the early eighties. Best, novacaesarea. Also I remember using my school's baud modem on an Apple II yes, the kind with the black screen and green text, no graphics to connect with several local BBS's.
May 20, AM. Lucky to get one run a week because we couldn't convince the school that they had to keep the air conditioning on in the computer room even though the temperature outside had dropped below eighty. Discussions Activity Best Of In. Coin Forum. I didn't even know CompuServe had a coin chat back then.
Toggle. At the end of the term, everyone threw their punch cards out the windows of the dorms and littered the streets like a ticker tape parade on steroids. Did someone mention fossils? No such thing as sockets yet. Seven programming asments and 21 compiles represented an A.
Every additional compile dropped you a letter grade.
May 20, PM. I was in 6th of 7th grade about the time I started messing around with that. May 19, PM. CompuServe, CompuCheap, why does the name Compu ring a bell? The message board I liked was Genie. May 19, AM in U. For anybody that has, when you look at sites like this, you really marvel at how far coins and the hobby have come. I kind of liked their forum but it was "quaint" compared to all the forums, graphics, and activity we have today.
Any idea how many people were using that? I learned programming using a teletype machine and punched tape. I couldn't afford one of those super fast 1.
May 19, AM. Russ is a fossil too Im sure he'll have an observation. It's really amazing how things have changed. Developing theory is what we are meant to do as academic researchers and it sets us apart from practitioners and consultants.
Punched cards were an improvement! My Ebay None.
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Oh yes I remember Compuserve. Really my observation was more in line with Condors in how difficult and expensive it was to hook up and chat with just a few coin enthusiasts. I made a few posts on a message board back in '92 but don't recall the name of the place.
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