I remember the early waves of running BBSes and MUDs and ISPs and the like. This feels similar.

But at the time so much was new. We know a lot more now: what did and didn't work last time, and the time after that. We can make new and interesting mistakes this time, instead of blindly repeating the same old ones.

@jpwarren I’ve actually been trying to make my Linux box as much like a 1990s BBS as possible. Mostly it has involved Figlet/Toilet, lolcat and the fish shell. Still no substitute for animated ANSI art, unfortunately.

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