Computer Bulletin Boards And The Fidonet Network Live On Today

Doc's Fidonet BBS in 1984

Computer Bulletin Boards and the Fidonet Network Live On today. Doc’s Place BBS first went online in 1991 and still is online 31 years later. It is running Wildcat version 5 with the new Internet Connect Pack from 1998. The front end is running Platinum Express from Santronics Software which bought the Wildcat BBS lineup from Mustang Software and renamed it to Winserver. It’s sitting…

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CloudFlare WARP VPN The Best For Windows 10 And Smartphones

CloudFlare WARP VPN

CloudFlare WARP VPN is without a doubt the best VPN on the market and it’s FREE. I use it on my Winders 10 desktop computer and my iPhone. Another strong point about CloudFlare WARP is that it’s trusted by big tech, so when logging into Facebook or any Google service they don’t flag the IP as suspicious. I’m sure those of you that have used…

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Limo Bob’s 100 Foot Cadillac Eldorado Limo Restored To Former Glory

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Limo Bob’s Guinness world-record-setting 100 Foot Cadillac Eldorado Limousine has been tastefully restored by a Florida man and is in as pristine condition as it was back in the ’70s when Limo Bob had it constructed. It’s sad that Bob Strausser passed away (RIP) before being able to see his once ‘pride and joy’ limousine restored to like brand new condition as built by Hollywood’s…

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WordPress High-Performance Speed Tips From The Good Internet Doctor

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WordPress HIGH-Performance is a must these days whether you’re an independent blogger like me or running a Political or Corporate website. WordPress is an open-source content management system (CMS) that powers around sixty percent of the web worldwide. It’s well supported and has an array of plugins that make optimizing it a cinch for site owners and webmasters like me who have tweaked its performance…

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Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd “Operation March Sadness II” Sex Sting

Operation March Sadness II

Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd just rounded up 108 people in Operation March Sadness II sex sting. Detectives say dozens were arrested during an operation focused on human trafficking, prostitution, and child predators. Judd has been busting pedophiles for years. I’d think the word would have gotten around not to seek sex online but Judd just bagged another hundred including a retired judge! Fox13 Tampa…

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LakeShore Communities Inc Management Causes Homeowner Grief

Lakeshore Management, Twin Palms Community, Clearwater FL

Normally I blog a Christmas article on the 24th of December. But today I’m doing something different. Several months ago I sold my mobile home to a neighbor. The community used to be a well-maintained 55+ retirement mobile home park but was bought out by a large corporation LakeShore Management. The manager Jude told my buyer it was illegal in Florida to own two mobile…

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Williams-Sonoma Christmas Grinch Fires Employees Via Conference Call

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Williams-Sonoma is FidoSysop’s Christmas Grinch of the year! Apparently, the home goods giant’s company bean counters decided that seasonal work from home employees would be fired two days before Christmas Eve. What’s even worse was how the upscale home goods retailer handled their employee firings. They gathered those to be forced on conference zoom calls and a recording said you’re fired. The crap hit the…

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State Farm Drive Safe & Save Bluetooth Beacon And App Review

state farm drive safe & save app

State Farm Insurance Company has their Drive Safe & Save app that is designed for older cars that do not record driver’s habits. When inquiring about a recent rate increase, my agent suggested drive safe & save beacon and iPhone app to receive a monthly discount. First, let me start out by saying. I’ve been driving for over 50 years without an accident. My last…

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Brian Laundrie & Parents Spotted In Pinellas County’s Fort Desoto Park

Fort Desoto Park Brian Laundrie Sighting

Brian Laundrie is as good as captured now that Dog The Bounty Hunter is hot on his trail. Both Brian Laundrie AND his parents visited Fort Desoto Park, located in Pinellas County Florida. I know that park well being born in Pinellas County. Getting there requires going over three bridges in what’s called the bayway islands, in south St. Petersburg the tip of Pinellas county.…

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Roku Subscribers May Lose YouTube TV Subscription

roku youtube tv

Received an email from roku.com today saying negotiations between them and Google had broken down. The email went on to say, their subscribers may lose access to YouTube TV. Roku is concerned about unfair demands from Google concerning their user’s data. Why is it the big guys are always trying to dropkick the little guys in the nuts? Money and Power just like the Biden…

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Saying Goodbye to Costly cPanel and Hello Plesk Obsidian Web Admin SE

Plesk Obsidian Web Admin SE

Recently I gave cPanel the boot and said hello to Plesk Obsidian Web Admin SE which is FREE for up to 3 domains. I’ve run cPanel for well over a decade, but its license fee has skyrocketed within the past year. Searching for an alternative and trying two others, I chose the FREE Plesk Obsidian Web Admin SE version as the easiest to set up.…

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Merry Christmas 2020 To America From The Good Internet Doctor

merry christmas america 2020

Merry Christmas America. This blog post will serve two purposes. First off to celebrate the birth of our savior Jesus Christ. And my thoughts about what’s in-store for America in 2021 politically. Lets start off with this beautiful Christmas song shared by a friend on Facebook ? We are all here on earth because our father god’s good graces and blessings. Jesus Christ died for…

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