Did you know CompuServe was still around?

Did you even know what CompuServe was?

If not, read this. The gist of it is it's a place that a lot of today's 40+ techies spent a lot of time.

When I read the article, the number 72627,1325 jumped to mind. I couldn't believe I'd still recall my CompuServe ID after all these years, but a Google search proves it. That was me.

It's kind of sad to see these old online services closing down. Some day, Ultima Online will go away. And EverQuest. And World of Warcraft. Each of them taking a set of memories with them.

They say you can never go back home, because it won't be what you remembered. But in the case of virtual worlds, you can't go back home because someone turned it off.