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bulletin board system

A now-dated term for a PC-based meeting and announcement system which allows users to carry on discussions, upload and download files, and make announcements without the users being online at the same time.
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On the other hand, T5s, emails, telephones, bulletin boards and hand signals were the less effective in these situations and lower on the list of favored ways to communicate with others in the workplace.
The magnetic bulletin boards are made from extruded aluminum and have a powder-coated black finish that is designed for outdoor usage.
Art teachers, who are often charged with the task of "do the bulletin boards," could and should take advantage of this request, which usually comes with a large, prominently displayed cork palette.
WRITEPRINTS On July 11,1804, Alexander Hamilton had no idea that he was laying the groundwork for research into online bulletin boards. On that night, as Hamilton prepared for a morning duel with Aaron Burr, he made a list of which of the 85 essays in the Federalist Papers he'd written and which ones had been penned by James Madison or John Jay.
A bulletin board was also created to encourage private discussions among the participants.
The good news is that this worm only affects web servers, not users who visit any of these bulletin boards," said Sophos.
Some soldiers post valuable reference materials to the bulletin boards. And that's fine.
The new bulletin boards can be found at www.builderonline.com/forum/default.asp ?channel ID=93 and incorporates commentary from three industry experts.
The bulletin boards are available in five surfaces: Kling, self-stick, cork, magnetic, and Trakker.
Communication, in its forms of e-mail, chat rooms, and bulletin boards, is the dominant use of the Web.
The police visited the 25-year-old man, a resident of Tokyo's Kita Ward, who is running the 2 Channel site comprising bulletin boards on numerous subjects it says cover ''hacking to what's on the table for dinner tonight'' and requested that he present documents necessary for investigations and cooperate in questioning.
In 1996 Wal-Mart teamed with NCMEC to start the Missing Children's Network, which is comprised of bulletin boards displayed prominently in every one of the retailer's stores and warehouse clubs.

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