Tag Archives: Interaction

Back to The BBS Documentary

The last time we got to see the BBS community as a whole, in all it’s curiosity and diversity of things, was the 2005 BBS: The Documentary, created by Jason Scott, who is one of the chief archivists at the Internet Archive. It covered many aspects and scenes of the community and I have no doubt, that many of use learned something new, that we didn’t know before. Continue reading Back to The BBS Documentary

Paging The SysOp

Updated with a Windows option! See end of article! 

Now, running a BBS is old fashioned in and of itself, but calling the SysOp for chat if he’s around is something else. Just a simple keyboard to keyboard chat on the BBS is still cool in my opinion and if I’m around and the user has a question and wants to chat, well then, if I can accomodate it, I will! But there is one issue with Mystic BBS on Linux. The Page SysOp menu item doesn’t work. At all. So I did a little work around…  Continue reading Paging The SysOp