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by tomzer1
Sun Sep 05, 2021 2:58 pm
Forum: Fandom of the Roughly Mid-90's and Earlier Era
Topic: The CompuServe Anime and Manga Forum
Replies: 4
Views: 1083

Re: The CompuServe Anime and Manga Forum

I should also add that most of the core group of people on the CompuServe Anime & Manga Forum now stay in contact on Facebook and hang out in a few of the anime groups there. Even members that left the CompuServe forum to hang out on the Newsgroups now have ended up on Facebook as well. The inte...
by tomzer1
Sun Sep 05, 2021 2:50 pm
Forum: Fandom of the Roughly Mid-90's and Earlier Era
Topic: The CompuServe Anime and Manga Forum
Replies: 4
Views: 1083

Re: The CompuServe Anime and Manga Forum

Oh, yes! You are absolutely correct; services today, particularly Facebook are a return to the curated walled gardens of the past, but with a different business model. Obviously Facebook has a lot of anime fan activity with anyone being able to establish a fan Group there, and aren’t too different f...
by tomzer1
Sat Sep 04, 2021 7:41 pm
Forum: Fandom of the Roughly Mid-90's and Earlier Era
Topic: The CompuServe Anime and Manga Forum
Replies: 4
Views: 1083

Re: The CompuServe Anime and Manga Forum

Thanks for posting that. Just as an addendum, our Forum ran a few more years. We finally shut down in 2005 after a 20 year run. Mainly this was done because CompuServe was acquired by AOL, and AOL wasn’t interested in having the Forums anymore. So they let the contracts with the Forum owners languis...