Nothing like logging onto a BBS on the original hardware!

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Nothing like logging onto a BBS on the original hardware!

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This is my IBM XT (5160) in action, logging into Heatwave BBS. I was a BBS fiend in the mid 90's, so this really brings back a ton of memories.
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I got into that myself in 1987. Just about all ASCII text there with very few sounds in general!

There's a BBS documentary on YouTube that's supposed to be pretty good. I've only just seen part 1. Should see more, now that I've been reminded of it :)
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Darryl B. wrote: Thu Dec 23, 2021 7:38 pm I got into that myself in 1987. Just about all ASCII text there with very few sounds in general!

There's a BBS documentary on YouTube that's supposed to be pretty good. I've only just seen part 1. Should see more, now that I've been reminded of it :)
I'd love to see that myself. If you find the link, please share it here.
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Thank you so much for that! Wow, there's a ton of them. I'm going to watch while I wrap some Christmas presents lol. :xmas:
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I need to watch more myself. Someone posted about it years ago and I only watched part 1. But then at times I'd forgotten about it.

And you're welcome! It was pretty well done.
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