[rescue] interesting things to do with a modem

Mauricio Tavares raubvogel at gmail.com
Fri May 23 12:39:36 CDT 2014

On Fri, May 23, 2014 at 1:18 PM, Dan Sikorski <me at dansikorski.com> wrote:
> On May 23, 2014, at 11:50 AM, Rick Hamell <hamellr at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hey John,
>> The BBS Corner maintains a list of Dial-up BBS'es that are still active.
>> http://www.telnetbbsguide.com/dialbbs/
>> I was looking into this myself a few years ago after digging out my
> Commodore 64 and finding my old 1200 baud modem before sense kicked in.
> It s funny that i looked at that list, and thought  oh, but none of these are
> local calls, they ll all have long-distance charges .  I haven t paid long
> distance charges for a decade or so, but the thought of dialing a BBS is
> associated with that.

      What if you call from your cell phone in off-peak hours?

      What I was really impressed is there are 2 BBS running off
TI99/4a machines.

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