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I know this is gonna sound a little idiotic, but just letting y'all know I'm kinda new here. Although I never got a chance to actively participate in the BBS...
Mar 1, 2012
linking the Old With the New
Here is My Answer for linking the old with the new...Doing It All Over Again: telnet://starlite.
synchro.net come Look and See Old Doors On Line Node To Node...
Jan 10, 2012
Age of Reason...
The problems with the board should be solved by now. If you're still having issues with the bbs or the game, let me know via email. g. -- Proud owner of F-15C...
Jan 9, 2012
2012 just around the corner.
So with 2012 just around the corner, what are your thoughts of the future of any existing BBS's. A lot of people are switching from land lines to cell phones....
Dec 30, 2011
North Bay BBS'ers form the 80's & 90's?
Hi All, I've been getting interested in the BBS scene again and am wondering if there are any users here from the North Bay area (Marin/Sonoma) BBS scene from...
Apr 14, 2011
56k limitation on modems?
I last used a phone modem maybe 5 or 10 years ago, but I seem to recall that reading somewhere once that the 56k limitation of a basic connection was imposed...
Apr 1, 2011
which email and usenet readers do you folks prefer?
It's not the same question as I asked last year (preferred .qwk mail readers) but I figured I'd try to get an idea of what folks like to use, especially...
Mar 31, 2011
Has there been, or is there, a BBS or web service that specializes in letting folks dial in and run computers which in turn run various 3rd party software that...
Mar 28, 2011
More on MagicSac
Check it out: http://www.atarimag
.html Seriously, who wouldn't want this? It's sad the Atari was bludgeoned at a game machine in the...
Mar 18, 2011
pckeyboards // Re: [80sBBS] More on MagicSac
... From: Gene Buckle <geneb@...> Subject: Re: [80sBBS] More on MagicSac To: 80sBBS@yahoogroups.
com Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2011, 12:41 PM Well the...
Mar 16, 2011
Compute! - March, 1986
So I was reading through some old issues of Compute! from the 80s. The March '86 issue had a few interesting bits. I would have been in 8th grade at the time....
Mar 14, 2011
(fwd) Get Internet Access When Your Government Shuts It Down
I wonder if any dial-up bbs tech could play a role in establishing readiness for any government shut-down. ...
Feb 4, 2011
Bruce A Wakelee
anti virus programs // Re: [80sBBS] Re: The Devil's Doorknob BBS Mar
... From: Gene Buckle <geneb@...> Subject: Re: [80sBBS] Re: The Devil's Doorknob BBS Maryland To: 80sBBS@yahoogroups.
com Date: Sunday, December 19,...
Jan 3, 2011
The Devil's Doorknob BBS Maryland
A number of years ago I was contacted by someone from this group who was interested in having a copy of my old BBS, and since I wasn't doing anything with it I...
Dec 19, 2010
301/202/703 area codes Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia subu r
I didn't call many BBSes in the Baltimore area (wasn't it 301 during the early 80's?), but I was very much into calling the Washington DC area ones during the...
Dec 19, 2010
I'm looking for an Original copy in original packaging of DMBBS v5. I purchased a copy when it was first released, actually Pro-Ordered it back in the day, It...
Dec 17, 2010
Can someone point me at a voip provider that supports the G.711 codec? I want to spend some time working with lower speed modems in order to write up a how to...
Aug 26, 2010
Anyone need EDO RAM?
Greetings all, Been waiting on this to happen for a long time now, and it finally has. I've been authorized, at long last, to give sticks away to anyone who...
Aug 19, 2010
Conning a Nigerian scammer.
htm This is another one of those "scam the scammer" cons. For why it is relevant to this list, you'll need to scroll...
Aug 18, 2010
I'm thinking of putting up my own BBS system. I used to be a Sysop in the 80's in Atlanta with a system called PC Realm (NoChange based). What's a good...
Aug 15, 2010
I've been playing with this thing: http://www.mono.
org/ It's the weirdest BBS program I've ever played around with. It most closely resembles what I got thrown...
Aug 15, 2010
...how are we going to get some non retro geeks to use these BBSes. How? How? How? Because, I am midway into putting hundreds of hours into a complete rewrite...
Aug 12, 2010
DEC vt320 pr0n
Of interest to possibly none of you, but a small victory for me nonetheless. WTF with the MMJ connector, DEC? Seriously WTF? ...
Aug 4, 2010
Anybody have boardwatch magazines that they can scan? i'd like to see this part of bbs history preserved. if you dont want to go through the time of scanning...
Aug 4, 2010
1980s BBS'ers of Atlanta
Hello all! I ran a part-time BBS in Atlanta called PC Realm. Looking for other Atlanta Sysops and users to join the Atlanta BBS Alumni on Facebook. Love to...
Jul 20, 2010
One BBS is offline and another is online
For the past few years, I've been running what has been, for most of that time, the only Commodore-run dial-up BBS anywhere in the world. Borderline BBS has...
Jul 14, 2010
New! Connect to Cottonwood via FlashTerm!
I just added a new way to connect to both Cottonwood BBS and Cottonwood II. You can now connect from a web browser with FlashTerm. This is a great way to...
Jul 12, 2010
Hello everyone first post
Hello. My name is Nathan. I actually ran a BBS in the mid 90s. I am thinking of starting a BBS up again and I was/am looking for a forum to help me on my...
Jun 29, 2010
Re: C=Net 64 DS-2 ML Source Code - Can it be recovered?
Gents - a Status Update: Gene's heroic efforts have enabled me to make great strides. Many thanks Gene! He has graciously offered to pull MORE data off a...
Jun 15, 2010
C=Net 64 DS-2 ML Source Code - C an it be recovered?
The drives... have been SHIPPED. UPS, sorry Gene, and I liked the guy who packed them. I said "The recipient has requested a box made of depleted uranium."...
Jun 11, 2010
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