How to Send an Email in 1984
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Posted by MilesCity.com Webmaster (+9581) 3 years ago
"It's very simple, really."

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Posted by Jesse Smith (+421) 3 years ago
Oh the memories. lol
I ran a Wildcat BBS for a few years around '91-ish and sadly the technology seemed not much more advanced. I remember how cool the new color menu's were that were made with ANSI characters and blank spaces, opposed to the boring ASCI characters.

I remember how only one person could be signed on to a BBS at a time, unless you had multiple phone lines. And don't forget echo nets. Where all the Wildcat BBSs would call the farthest BBS away, that was still in your local calling area. That way they could echo an email to someone on the other side of the country without paying for any long distance phone calls. At the time it took about 4 days to get an email echoed across the country.
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Posted by Kelly (+2560) 3 years ago
BBS...the beginning of cyber sex! How many people used to mimic the sounds of the modem in anticipation?! Or is that just me? :g:

[Edited by Kelly (9/24/2016 10:27:58 PM)]
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Posted by Jesse Smith (+421) 3 years ago
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Kelly wrote:
BBS...the beginning of cyber sex! How many people used to mimic the sounds of the modem in anticipation?! Or is that just me? :g:

[Edited by Kelly (9/24/2016 10:27:58 PM)]


You mean it would work if you didn't mimic the modem? I never tried that.
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