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CompuServe’s forums, which still exist, are finally shutting down on 20171215

Posted by jpluimers on 2017/11/20

An era ends: [Archive.isCompuServe’s forums, which still exist, are finally shutting down

Before there was a World Wide Web, a sizable chunk of all meaningful conversation between computer users happened in the forums at CompuServe, which was the dominant online service until AOL came along. There was a CompuServe forum for everything from PC hardware to comic books, the signal-to-noise ratio was generally high, and … they if you … will be removed from what remains of CompuServe on December 15.

Via: Roy Nelson on Facebook

I remember spending a truckload of money on 100013,1443. Heck: it was the reason for getting a credit card in the first place!

–jeroen

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