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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
Re: C=Net 64 DS-2 ML Source Code - C an it be recovered?
Fear not! You need not wait for Gene to receive the drives before assisting him in the task at hand with your accumulated wisdom. I have whipped up a very...
Jun 10, 2010
yahoo groups participation via email
Does anyone here read this group via email with a reader that in theory would also work with .qwk format and packets? That is, did some .qwk mail programs also...
May 31, 2010
Re: favorite qwk mail reader software? discussion groups?
Hey Doc, I still have those SCSI hard drives with old source code files locked on them. Seems to me somebody like you (or somebody who looks like you) was...
May 29, 2010
favorite qwk mail reader software? discussion groups?
I'm curious if any of you folks had any software that you grew attached to. If I recall, I sort of liked Robomail for awhile, along with one or two others. I...
May 26, 2010
article: Four Nerds and a Cry to Arms Against Facebook
May 24, 2010
modern-day financial information systems
I think there are some similarities to old-style BBS's. If one uses Thomson ONE Equity or Bloomberg, one might not at first think "BBS"
, but I see some...
May 11, 2010
Busted BBSes of the 1980s --> Bombs and other Incendiary Devices - Q
Hi folks. I was trying to recall an incident where a BBS was busted for bomb-making files back in the 1980s. I remember reading about it in the newspaper at...
May 10, 2010
How to gain the status of being allowed to post to this group withou
Hello everyone: I posted a few days ago from email and saw that my post did not show up. I posted again just to be sure, and nothing got through. I sent an...
Apr 21, 2010
Just address an email to 80sBBS@yahoogroups.com
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