If anyone missed it last night, I've launched a BBS (yes, an old-school BBS, text interface, you access it via telnet) to act as a chill social hangout for folk.

Since it just went live, it's very small, but if we can grow it into a cozy little community, I think it could be pretty great.

If you're interested in the details, contact me directly.

Boosts are also appreciated!

@PastaThief A real BBS? Brilliant! Like in the old days 😄
I wish you all loads of fun over there!

@PastaThief i'm exploring enbyness, and am interested, if that's ok

@PastaThief because telnet is such an awesome protocol ?

anyway.. sounds like fun!

@PastaThief I
used a web app a couple of years (or more ago)

That was just a stream of anonymous posts.

It was actually very gentle and one dipped into the stream and engaged and shared with it as one felt fit.

@kat I approved your account, but I can't be sure if that's going to be good news to you or not! :D

@kat :) I mean, it's fair to critique telnet on lots of grounds for sure. It's kind of the standard use protocol in people who still run BBSes. I'm looking at getting ssh happening as well, but there are some bugs with that to work out still.

@PastaThief boosting, but also want to express concern because telnet connections are not encrypted.

@webbj Yeah, I know, but I appreciate the concern. On the one hand, it's the de facto protocol for hobby BBSing. However, on the other hand, I am working on getting ssh up and running. There are some issues with the BBS software not recognizing the crypto library version that I need to work through.

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