Cool article for all us old fucks who once used dial-up BBS systems

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  1. DrivenByDemons

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    I remember being on a BBS and this chick was all like I KNOW YOU AND I GO TO YOUR HIGH SCHOOL and I was all like WUT and then she approached me at school a couple days later and she was fat as fuck!
     
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    I actually understand all this shit :facepalm:

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    I remember being on a BBS and I had to maintain my ratio so I would upload programs and stuff so I could download 256 color gif files of boobs and I would whack off.
     
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    Kanye West Yeezus!

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    Poster of the year :cheer:
     
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    Ran a WWIV board on a 14.4

    Legend of the Red Dragon :gilaet:
     
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    I never called LD.

    Unless I was at work :c
     
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    Lawsy Hey, buttholes

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    Starting getting on a BBS when I was 17. My brother and I would fight over the modem.
     
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    Lawsy Hey, buttholes

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    Also got on a mud.
     
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    Whenever someone asked a question I'd tell them to type /open help
     
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    Lawsy Hey, buttholes

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    <s> <l> <y>
     
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    Once I found Trumpet Winsock and Netscape Navigator and persiankitty.com my BBS use dropped to 0.0
     
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    Did you sit by your computer and watch what people were doing? I remember downloading some porn and warez and stuff and the sysop took over the screen and wanted to talk and I thought I was in trouble or some shit and hung up :jj:
     
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    I used to spend days downloading games in IRC through a UNIX shell.
    Took me a week to download Quake alpha 3.
     
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    Lawsy Hey, buttholes

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    Fuck y'all
     
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    Old fucks
     
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    Lawsy Hey, buttholes

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    one goddamn star!!!!
     
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    Sometimes depending on if I didn't know them.
    A friend of mine figured out how to make my pc speaker beep and would wake me up in the middle of the night.
     
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    I used this when I was like 14 or whatever

    It pwned


    [video=youtube;rQDCptBzR64]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rQDCptBzR64[/video]
     
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    I'm no Dick Van Dyke.