• 1 Year Anniversary

    From Bob Roberts@1337:3/135 to All on Mon Oct 4 09:27:27 2021
    Today is the Official 1-Year Anniversary of the Halls of Valhalla Relaunch.

    HOV went live on 10/4/2021, after a brief 29 year hiatus from 1992 - 2021. Originally launched in ~1989 as THOV or The Halls of Valhalla, this BBS ran inititally on a shared voiceline, only at night. Started on WWIV, on a 8086 IBM PC, with 2 360k floppy drives, it eventually migrated to a hot-shit 386 with 65 megs of HD running Telegard, and later Renegade. I took it down around late 1992 when I decided girls were more fun then running a BBS. But I was still active in the Southern California BBS scene until college (and the internet) in 1995.

    Relaunched during Covid, on Synchronet, this BBS is now hosted on a cloud instance at Linode, and is maintained by me as a way to relive those earlier days and stay in touch with a new community still thriving on BBSes today.

    Glad to be here and thanks to all of you for your welcome.
    Cheers.

    Bob Roberts
    --- SBBSecho 3.14-Linux
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  • From paulie420@1337:3/129 to Bob Roberts on Mon Oct 4 17:11:57 2021
    Today is the Official 1-Year Anniversary of the Halls of Valhalla Relaunch.

    Awesome, man! I remember seeing Bobororobobob come back onto the message forums. :P Super stoked that you made it a full year up.

    HOV went live on 10/4/2021, after a brief 29 year hiatus from 1992 -
    2021. Originally launched in ~1989 as THOV or The Halls of Valhalla,
    this BBS ran inititally on a shared voiceline, only at night.
    Started on WWIV, on a 8086 IBM PC, with 2 360k floppy drives, it eventually migrated to a hot-shit 386 with 65 megs of HD running Telegard, and later Renegade. I took it down around late 1992 when I decided girls were more fun then running a BBS. But I was still active
    in the Southern California BBS scene until college (and the internet) in 1995.

    Relaunched during Covid, on Synchronet, this BBS is now hosted on a cloud instance at Linode, and is maintained by me as a way to relive those earlier days and stay in touch with a new community still thriving on BBSes today.

    Glad to be here and thanks to all of you for your welcome.
    Cheers.

    Thanks for sharing the back story - I think a lot of sysOps put their boards down around the time they got more interested in the ladies than keyboards. It was fun reading about THOV of old, thanks.

    Bob Roberts



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  • From Captain Obvious@1337:3/156 to Bob Roberts on Mon Oct 4 22:54:29 2021
    On 04 Oct 2021, Bob Roberts said the following...

    Today is the Official 1-Year Anniversary of the Halls of Valhalla

    Congrats!

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  • From MeaTLoTioN@1337:1/101 to Bob Roberts on Tue Oct 5 10:41:14 2021
    On 04 Oct 2021, Bob Roberts said the following...

    Today is the Official 1-Year Anniversary of the Halls of Valhalla Relaunch.

    Congratulations Bob, this is great to hear!

    HOV went live on 10/4/2021, after a brief 29 year hiatus from 1992 -

    Glad you made it back after the short hiatus, a mere blip in time.

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  • From Bob Roberts@1337:3/135 to MeaTLoTioN on Wed Oct 6 10:28:08 2021
    Re: Re: 1 Year Anniversary
    By: MeaTLoTioN to Bob Roberts on Tue Oct 05 2021 10:41 am


    Today is the Official 1-Year Anniversary of the Halls of Valhalla
    Relaunch.

    Congratulations Bob, this is great to hear!

    HOV went live on 10/4/2021, after a brief 29 year hiatus from 1992 -

    Glad you made it back after the short hiatus, a mere blip in time.

    Yup. No major changes in those years.... pretty much the same today as it was then. :-)

    Bob Roberts
    --- SBBSecho 3.14-Linux
    * Origin: Halls of Valhalla -:- hovalbbs.com:2333 (1337:3/135)