The text based internet can be exciting, informative, and fun. Using telnet, you can access a variety of these resources on the internet. Below you'll find lists of a few places to get you started. If you have an interesting item to add, just send an email to email@example.com.
Jumpjet has a nice list of telnet locations organized by category:
Synchronet is a nice list of bbs systems:
Mudconnect keeps a good list of muds and moos:
Hytelnet is an old (an now unmaintained) directory: