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Files are often in the "8+3" format, but since they're coming from all
sorts of sources, this isn't guaranteed. Our focus is on the years
1980-1995, but files from before and after sometime sneak in.
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Walkthroughs and Hints for Text Adventures
Files that YOU SHOULD NOT FOLLOW
Apple II Technical and Lore
Various ASCII Artwork/Illustrations
Running and Using Bulletin Boards
General Computer-Related Files
They're All Out To Get You
An unnecessary amount of Drug information
The Classics Meet ASCII
A Weird Grab Bag of Oddness
Information Files on Home and Arcade Games
Textfile Writer Collectives
The seamy underside of, well, Everything
Ham Radio Operation Information, sort of
Files evoking a Holiday Spirit
Many, many attempts at being Funny
You're Soaking In It
Textfiles recounting laws or their application
Collections of "E-Zines", including Phrack
Television and Movie Minutae
Samples of message bases from different BBSs
Files about Music or for Musicians
Often poorly transcribed News Stories
Textfiles dealing with alternate religions
Files about, from, and against the Phone Company.
All Hail the Warez
Files of a Political Nature
All of the Deep Geek Stuff
Role Playing Games
Act Like Someone Else For Fun
Sheets for the Cheats
And not quite Science
Science Fiction reviews and lists
Sex and Sexuality
Files about trying to Make More of You
BBS User-Written Fiction
Be Suspicious, Be Worried, Be Prepared
Files indicating We Are Not Alone, or that We Are
The Textfiles of Today
Computer Viruses, Trojan Horses, and Worms
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