Messing around with starting my own Fediverse instance has made me miss the pre-Internet days of BBSes. A BBS was in a lot of ways even more special than a Fediverse server, because it contained so many things. There were bulletin boards, files you could trade, and "doors" as they were called, which were text-based games you could play with other users of the BBS. It was somehow more personal.

A few of us around here have a BBS up and running, too. Strangely enough, I haven't yet enabled or played with the BBS frontend of Pleroma's.

@Kinetix OMG, that's hilarious. I had NO idea that was even possible, thanks for bringing it up! I gotta read up on this now...

Old-style! Heh, except no modem access, just telnet, ssh and web. telnet is to if you wish to check it out
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