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Newsdemon Newsgroups Usenet Trivia – May 17th

May 16th, 2008

Today’s Question:  What year did the number of BITNET hosts break 1,000?

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.

 

Newsdemon Newsgroups Usenet Trivia – May 8th

May 8th, 2008

Today’s Question:  In 1969, ARPANET was commissioned by the DoD.  Nodes were setup at four locations.  Name the four locations.

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.

 

Newsdemon Newsgroups Trivia Winner for April 18th

April 19th, 2008

We have a winner!


Juan N. from Madrid, Spain was the first to submit that Tom Truscott and Jim Ellis were given credit for conceiving the Usenet at Duke University in 1979. Juan will receive a free month of Newsgroups access from Newsdemon.com!

 

Winner for first Newsdemon Usenet Trivia Contest

April 17th, 2008

We have a winner!
Sam C. of Aurora, Colorado, USA successfully answered June 25, 2005 as the date AOL discontinued servicing usenet customers through their service!
Sam will receive a free month of newsgroups access from Newsdemon.com!

Check back tomorrow for another trivia question!