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Newsdemon Newsgroups Trivia Contest May 1st

By WebMaster May 1st, 2008

Today’s question:  The @ sign was chosen from the punctuation keys on Tomlinson’s Model 33 Teletype for its “at” meaning.   What year did this happen?

The FIRST person to reply to the following email address with the correct answer PLUS their Name, City, State, and Country will be declared the winner. The winner will receive a free month of Newsdemon.com Usenet Access! Only the FIRST CORRECT email we receive at [email protected] with the user’s real information will be considered. We will announce the winner within 24 hours of posting the Trivia Question. If you submit an answer and do not hear back from us, then you are not the winner. We will post the winners first name, last initial, city, and country on the blog IN THE COMMENTS section of this post after we have emailed the winner.


 
  1. We have a winner!

    Nancy W. from Los Angeles, CA, USA correctly answered 1973.

    Nancy will receive a free month of Newsdemon Newsgroups Service!

  2. Comment by — WebMaster May 3, 2008