BBS Roulette : The Penalty Box

03/1993

The Penalty Box opens its doors with 1 dial-up line operating at 2400bps.
The Penalty Box ran Renegade BBS Software on a 486dx2/66.


05/1994

The Penalty Box is upgraded to 4 9600bps dial-up lines.
The Penalty Box is upgraded to WWiV BBS Software.


01/1995

The Penalty Box is upgraded to 5 14.4 dial-up lines.
The Penalty Box is upgraded to Synchronet BBS Software.


03/1996

The Penalty Box is upgraded to 5 28.8 dial-up lines.
The Penalty Box is upgraded to Major BBS Software.


08/1998

The Penalty Box is upgraded to 5 56Kbps dial-up lines.
The Penalty Box is upgraded to Worldgroup BBS Software.
The Penalty Box gains 11 telnet-only channels.


08/1999

The Penalty Box shuts down.


02/2000
BJMNET.COM Online opens as a free, telnet-only BBS.
BJMNET.COM Online gains a total of 256 telnet-only channels.


07/2001

BJMNET.COM Online shuts down.


12/2002

BJMNET.COM Online reopens as The Penalty Box.
The Penalty Box continues to operate as a free, telnet-only system.
The Penalty Box has 256 inbound telnet lines.


12/2012

The Penalty Box celebrates 10 YEARS as a free BBS! Thanks for your
continued support of our online community! 

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System Summary

  • Sysop: BlaZZZe
  • Nodes: 256
  • Type: Public BBS
  • Software: Other
  • Online: Yes

System Location

  • Illinois, United States

System Links

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