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Areas of major T.A.G. BBS concentrations:
- Michigan: Detroit (where it started), Lansing, Flint and Battle Creek
- California: Oakland
- Connecticut: Hartford
- Florida: Jacksonville and Cocoa
- Maryland: Baltimore.
- New Jersey: Newark
- New York: Syracuse
- North Carolina: Raleigh
- Ontario, Canada: Windsor and Hamilton
- Pennsylvania: Pittsburgh
- Texas: Houston, Beaumont and Fort Worth
- Virginia: Norfolk
A quote from one of the authors:
- We all poured countless hours into the development and support of people running BBSs. Even today I don't think the internet has come close to the sense of community and simple accomplishment that BBSing provided. Building and running a complete environment on your local computer and watching people use it is a far different experience than putting up a web page on some remote server. We all made and still have a great many friends from being sysops and BBS developers.
- No one ever got them to answer definitively on what their name stood for, but there was a reasonably reliable rumor that it was from "The Adventurer's Guild" which was a Dungeons and Dragons sort of reference.
The only known T.A.G. BBS still in existence can be accessed via telnet at diskbox.homeip.net
The intro screen to the T.A.G. BBS login was:
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