Re: No Board Should...

Msg # 44 of 57 on Trashcan General Chit Chat
To: RUSSELL WILEY, From: NICK MACKECHNIE
Time: Tuesday, 3-13-18, 3:46
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Hi Russell,
>I can quote again!  Yeah! :)  I see you turned RIP on. Thanks. Partial RIP
>is better than no RIP at all.
I can turn on more, however let's make sure it's stable first under Windows7
and the virtual comport. Can you please upload a copy of RIPTEL to te
uploads area so I can make it available to all?
>I'm really surprised that it never took off more than it did.  It was poised
>to be the BBS Graphics of the century and.....  Here comes the internet to
>screw everything up.
Such is life..I guess it's like the old vhs vs. beta, Blueray vs. HD etc.
>The one thing I really miss about BBS's are the fact that everything was
>local.  More likely than not, a user you bump into will live within driving
>distance, so you can actually establish friendships along with it, but the
>internet has made local people not communicate, but we communicate with
>people all over the world that we never see.
>
>Oh the Glory days.
:-) The community was the thing that made BBS's 'special'. There are
snippits of it around with IRC channels and groups of mates i have via
Twitter etc... it's a changing world huh.. Life doesn't stand still, neither
should we. Embrace the learns and adapt and adopt tools/behaviours etc.
Nick.

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