Modems, wArEz, and ANSI art: Remembering BBS life at 2400bps

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  1. Baserk

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    ArsTechnica article for all greyhaired members.
    On pre-www BBS, old-school ASCII art, downloading at 2.4 (or a blistering 9.6) Kbps, praying for a steady line when downloading your first >1MB-files :)
    Nostalgia and fond memories ftw. link
    And, see above, I don't mind writing 2.4 kbps instead of 2400 baud. :p
     
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