T E X T F I L E S

BBS Textfiles

While the vast majority of the textfiles on this site came from Bulletin Board Systems (BBSes), a much smaller percentage concern themselves with the actual nuts-and-bolts issues, heartaches, triumphs, and wonder of the BBSes themselves. This section covers those files specifically.

Imagine a simple home computer, maybe an Apple II or Commodore 64, sitting in a basement of a suburban house, or maybe in the bedroom of a young computer kid, waiting eagerly for the next calling to come down the second phone line (or even the only phone line, late at night) so that the single user could read and post messages, upload and download files, or ask the SysOp (system operator) if they wanted to chat. This was the single node of power which gave hundreds of kids the platform to express themselves or affect the world around them, one caller at a time.

These files rank among my favorites; reading the rants about the rules of the BBSes, the distant but emotionally powerful networks that rose between groups of people who never met, and the glimpses you are given into how it was to have your machine running a message base, hoping that you were going to get the most "posts" of any of the boards running in your neighborhood. Fantastic.

ADS

Small Ads for Various BBSes

BBSLISTS

Lists of Telephone Numbers of BBSes Long Past

CBBS

CBBS: The Last Days of the First BBS

DELAM

Dr. Delam's Collection of Hacker Captures, Messages, and Files

DESTRUCTION

Files on or how to Crash and Destroy BBSes

FIDONET

Files, News and Information from the FidoNet Experience

FILELISTS

Lists of Files Available on BBSes Long Past

ICENEWS

Issues of the ICEnet Newsletter

KEELYNET

The File Collection from the Incredible KeelyNet BBS

MINDVOX

The MindVox Collection: Menus, Files and Forums of MindVox BBS, First Edition

PASCO

PASCO BBS Magazine (1993-1997)

PRINTOUTS

The Jason Scott / TEXTFILES.COM BBS Printout Collection

TMOK

Files from the 401 BBS "The Ministry of Knowledge"

UA

Messages, Logos and Captures from the Unauthorised BBS (1990-1995)

WWIVNEWS

Issues of the WWIVnews Newsletter

!sathack.txt

An Introduction to the Sathack BBS

12budord.txt

The Twelve Commandments of BBS Users

144bbs.txt

144BBS List, Compiled by the Downtown BBS (List of BBSes running 14.4k Modems)

144intro.txt

Introduction to the 14.4k Modem BBS List

1598.ufo

The MUFON Member's Guide to BBSing (How to Act on a UFO Format BBS)

2020bbs.msg

Message from Roy Lipscomb offering to sell MP/M System on the 20/20 BBS (May 23, 1991)

21.txt

Application to Join a Set of Adult Conferences on a BBS

221

Taming the Wild Kitty: Running a Wildcat! 4 BBS

514cu.txt

The Complete Story of How to Become Elite in 514 by Mechanix

612bust.txt

The IBM Bust of 612 by Professor Falken, Ex-Sysop of The Alliance (January 29, 1988)

800_4bbs.txt

How to Get an 800 Number so All the Phreaks can Call the Best BBSes in the World and AT&T Pays for It

800bbs.txt

America's Validated Toll-Free BBS List by Kevin Brook (December 31, 1994)

9600data.txt

A Comparison of High Speed Modems Compatibility/Features/Differences/Prices (March 3, 1991)

9x.nfo

Introduction to the 9X Group (Guidelines)

a-dial.txt

Soft Docs: A-Dial Version 2.0, by Gerard Lane

abbbs.txt

All the secrets of Another Bloody BBS

abuse.bbs

Jim Anderson Gives up on The Most Significant Byte BBS (January 13, 1985)

abuse.txt

The Jim Anderson BBS Rant, with Additional Comments

abusebbs.txt

The Best Ways to Abuse a BBS by The Joker

access.app

Application for Access to the Altered States BBS

ad

BBS Ad: Country Micro RBBS

ad-art.txt

Rusty and Edie's BBS: From the Beginning to the Beginning

advntge.txt

The Ven-Tel Modem Advantage

ae.pro.tutorial

The Blue Adept presents: ASCII Express II: The Pro (1993)

an13.txt

BBS Crashing Techniques by Mr. Memorix (January 27, 1987)

aop.faq

Association of Online Professionals Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

aop.txt

Association of Online Professionals Information and Membership Application

arghack.new

Another Chat with the Argus BBS Hackers (Boston BBS) by Criminal Minded

argusdrk.fun

Argus Hackers: Scraping the Bottom of the Barrel by Kingpin (April 2, 1992)

arrest.txt

Getting Busted: An Experience and a Warning

arubin.txt

Andy Rubin Says Goodbye to The Spies in the Wire

aspbbs.txt

List of ASP BBSes (1994)

at_set.txt

A Rundown of the Hayes AT Command Set

author.txt

Some Words from the Scan Man of P-80 BBS about His Hacker Chronicles CD-ROM

babbs001.txt

Babbs Boy Presents: Anti-Fed BBS Security

basics.asc

BBS Basics from Pasco BBS Magazine

baud-bps.txt

Baud is Not Equal to BPS, by Grant DeLorean (February 26, 1990)

bbbasics.txt

The BBS Basics, from Pasco Magazine (1993)

bbs-suit.txt

BBS Suit: Linda Thompson Vs. Bob Predaina of the Professional's Choice BBS

bbs.txt

Whatever Happened to COMMUNICATION In BBSes?

bbs30.asc

The 30 Commandments of BBSing

bbs_mnrs.txt

Some Hints on General BBS Etiquitte

bbsburn.txt

The BBS Burnings, by Lance Rose of NetLaw

bbscd_ol.txt

The BBS Callers Digest Online Version Information File and Pricing (March 10, 1992)

bbsdeath.pro

The Death of BBSes

bbsethic.txt

Ethics for BBS Users

bbsfaq.toc

The Official BBS FAQ, Version 1.0, 1994 by Claire Walters

bbsfaq01.txt

The Official BBS FAQ: Chapter 1: Introduction

bbsfaq02.txt

The Official BBS FAQ: Part 2: Shareware

bbsfaq03.txt

The Official BBS FAQ: Part 3: Remote Access

bbsfaq04.txt

The Official BBS FAQ: Part 4: Vision X

bbsfaq05.txt

The Official BBS FAQ Part 5

bbsfaq06.txt

The Official BBS FAQ Part 6

bbsfaq07.txt

The Official BBS FAQ, Part 7

bbsfaq08.txt

The Official BBS FAQ Part 8

bbsfaq09.txt

The Official BBS FAQ Part 9

bbsfaq11.txt

The Offical BBS FAQ: Part 11

bbshist.txt

The History of BBSes and How They Came to Be In the Hopeful State They Are Now, by Thomas Ark (December 4, 1986)

bbshistory.txt

The History of BBSes and How They Came to Be in the Hopeful State They Are Today, by Thomas Ark (December 4, 1986)

bbsinfil.txt

Computer Terror and Distruction: Issue #1 - BBS Infiltration by the Chamelion

bbslaw.man

Version 1.1 - BBS LEGAL GUIDE by Clary and Kraft, 1993

bbslaw.txt

Collection of BBS Laws Disclaimer To Put On Your BBS

bbslbl.txt

A List of BBSes and Their Mailing Addresses

bbslist.txt

List of "Official ModemNews Stands" for Issue #15

bbslog.txt

Using the Files in the BBS Log Program

bbslog1

BBS Call Log

bbslog2

BBS Call Log (Second Page)

bbsloser.txt

The Loser Users, by The Trash Compactor

bbspeak.txt

Collection of BBS Speak

bbspr.txt

The Computer Bulletin Board Guide to Public Relations Version 1.6 by Robert Parson (1994) (Concatenated)

bbsrates.txt

On the Oregon BBS Rates Case (1992)

bbsrev.ans

Jeff Hunter's BBS Review (In ANSI) September 17, 1992

bbsrev.asc

Jeff Hunter's BBS Review by Jeff Hunter (September 17, 1992)

bbsting.txt

Police Set up BBS Stings, by Jim Forbes, Infoworld

bbstip12.txt

Effective Shareware Distribution via the BBS Channel Version 1.2 (August 10, 1992)

be-sysop.txt

So You Want to Be a SysOp, by Wally Byczek, Wallyworld BBS 1989

billcat.ana

Exploding Bill the Cat's Brain

bio

The Biography of the Sysops of The Invention Factory BBS

birth.txt

Collection of Birthdays for different BBSes and BBS Users, St. Louis Area

blitzend.txt

The End of the Blitzkreig BBS, Transcribed by Phantasm [09/01/93]

boards.txt

My Secret Life on the Boards by J.D. Hildebrand

boardsims.txt

Board Simulations: A Great Collection of Title Screens of 1980's Hacker BBSes (1987)

boardsims2.txt

Board Simulations: A Great Collection of Title Screens of 1980's Hacker BBSes (1987) (Slightly Different Version)

bob-2.man

The Bust of the Private Sector BBS (August 1985)

bom.app

An Application to Join the BOM Squad

bradford.txt

BRADFORD LUDES IS A MAJOR LAMER

brainst.orm

Some of the HoHoCon 1991 Brainstorming Session

bulletin.txt

Engineering Oriented Bulletin Board Systems Directory (April 8, 1991)

bullshit.txt

The Pirates of Puget Sound talk about the Hard Drive Crash

callback.txt

Callback Verification is for Chump Sysops! By Colostomy Bagboy

capitol.txt

Information about the Capitol Connection BBS

career.txt

Fraudulent Behaviour #2: Career Opportunities: A Hacker's Guide to a $50,000 Job (June 14, 1996)

cbbsbrth.msg

Ward Christensen Explains to Janet Balas how CBBS Came to Be (March 1, 1993)

cbv.txt

How to hack CBVs (Call-back Verification Systems) by Morpheus

cfog1.log

Partial log of session on RCPM of "Chicago's First Osborne Group." from Roy Lipscomb

cfog2.log

Partial log of session on RCPM of "Chicago's First Osborne Group." from Roy Lipscomb

changbbs.txt

The Changing BBS, by Lois B. Laulicht, CCC of WV (1992)

chatchatchat1.txt

CAPTURE: The Chat! Chat! Chat! BBS (May 19, 1993)

chatchatchat2.txt

CAPTURE: The Chat! Chat! Chat! BBS (May 9, 1993)

chatchatchat3.txt

CAPTURE: The Chat! Chat! Chat! BBS (May 16, 1993)

chatchatchat4.txt

CAPTURE: The Chat! Chat! Chat! BBS (December 1, 1993)

chatwar.txt

IronHorse goes deep into a chat-war being held on three BBSes in the New Jersey Area (Excellent)

closing.net

Closing the Net by Greg Costikyan (January 1991)

color

The Facelss Computer, by Tony Curro (1992)

colorama.txt

BBS CAPTURE: The Colorama BBS

comcrime

Computer Crime and Punishment by Kevin Heyboer, Sysop of the Pinellas Law Enforcement BBS (March 17, 1986)

command.txt

The BBS Commandments from "Link-Up" Magazines

commands.bbs

The Thirty BBS Commandments

compcult

An Introduction to the Computer Underground, by The Butler, 2/26/1991

compueti.txt

Computer Etiquitte by Mel North

computer.cri

Computer Crime: Current Practices, Problems and Proposed Solutions, by Brian J. Peretti

coolhand.hac

Coolhand Luke explains what is happening with TNSHB TGR

coph.log

Log of Session on the Committee of the Physically Handicapped BBS, by Roy Lipscomb

corruptinf.hac

Corrupt Security BBS Introduces Itself

cosysop.txt

Thoughts on Co-Sysops for WWIV Boards and Security Levels in General

crash2

How to Crash GBBS II Boards

crashae.pro

A Sysop's Guide to AE

crashem

What to Do When You Break Into a BBS by Doctor Crush

cshcommy.txt

How to Crash a Commodore BBS

cursehist.txt

The Curse BBS, by The Incognito: A History (1988)

cyberthr.txt

CYBERThrash by Julian Dibbell (March 1990)

danger1.txt

The Danger of Computer Bulletin Boards by Chief Alfred Olsen (October 29, 1993)

danger2.txt

The Danger of Computer Bulletin Boards by Chief Alfred O. Olsen (Second Part)

danger3.txt

The Danger of Computer Bullet Boards, by Alfred O. Olsen (Part III)

dde-31.txt

Distorted Digital Erection #31 (June 2, 1994)

dead1.txt

The History of the BBS User, a Musical Drama in 5 Parts

defense.txt

Your Defense as a BBS Operator, by Brian Oblivion (1992)

deflib.bbs

Defamation Liability of Computerized BBS Operators and Problems of Proof by John R. Kahn

design.bbs

Some Designs Ideas for a BBS Program

diaryhack.txt

The Diary of a Hacker Parts I and II by the Cuisinart Blade (Excellent)

dirtydzn.txt

The Dirty Dozen: An Uploaded Program Alert List Issue #7 (January 4, 1987)

disaster.!!!

Extremely Long File About Why they're Not a Pirate BBS

dishpavc.frm

NFO FILE: Fucking Hostile BBS System

dljunkie.txt

Confessions of a Download Junkie (How to Tell You're Addicted to Downloading)

document.txt

A User Describes his Dream BBS Software, Centrum

dodontae.hum

The Do's and Dont's of ASCII Express by Quasimoto

donate.nws

A Very Interesting Fight Breaks Out About Charging Subscription Rates for a Previously Public BBS (1989)

downtime.bul

A Policy Regarding BBS Downtime

dpa-bbs.-10

The Disktop Publishing BBS - The Epicenter of Electronic Publishing by Ron Albright, Sysop

dpa-q&a.-10

What is "disktop publishing?"

dti1.txt

Midnite Computer Wiring Society Profile by DTI of Kryptic Night (1990)

dvoraktcimp.txt

John Dvorak: Keystone Kops Caper in Computer Community (About the Tom Tcimpidis Case) (October 12, 1984)

electrop.txt

Electropolis: Communication and Community on Internet Relay Chat by Elizabeth M. Reid (1991)

elite.acc

A somewhat serious attempt by LOD to explain what the phrase "Elite" truly means and how to achieve it

elites.txt

Someone who is VERY Angry about the Eliteness of a BBS

end.metal.ae

The End of the Metal AE, by Lustfer Death

endmetalae.txt

The End of the Metal AE (February 14, 1990)

engrgbbs.lst

Engineering Oriented Bulletin Board Systems Directory (April 8, 1991)

exconf.log

Log of a Session on the Executive Region Premium BBS by Roy Lipscomb (August 8, 1992)

exec-pc

About the Exec-PC Network (Since 1982) by the Exec-PC BBS (1991)

fbi

Excerpts from The FBI and Your BBS, from The Net News Admin of Ripco.Com (September 5, 1994)

fbi&bbs.txt

The FBI Comes Rapping, Rapping At Your BBS by Brock N. Meeks

fbi1

Offworld BBS Buster: Computer Operator Denies Porn Menu by Christine Bertelson (January 19, 1993)

fbiraid.txt

Colonel Guilty of Sending Porn over Computer from the Associated Press

fdfaq.001

FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions about FrontDoor, TosScan, and Related Utilities

feardead.txt

The Fear and Loathing BBS Was Busted Today, August 3, 1993

fever

The BBS Fever by Steve King

fever.txt

The Tragedy of On-Line Addition, by Steve King

file9301.src

How do I Get a Copy of the Hack Report? (FidoNet)

filter.hst

Telecomputing: BBS of the Month by Curt Phillips (Line Noise Filter)

fixline.txt

Your System Has Noise! By Bill Noel

flamers.bib

The Flamer's Bible by Joe Talmadge

flamerul.txt

A Guide to BBS Flames by Stacy A. Thomas (Junary 4, 1993)

flmtips.txt

Otto's Flame Tips: How to Conduct a Flame War, or How to Piss off FIDOnet Sysops in Network 105

fotmw.txt

The Fall of the Modem World, by Chris (Unformatted)

freenopc.txt

The New Orleans Personal Computer Club Membership Information File

fremont.hac

Articles Concerning the California "Fremont Bust" (March, 1986)

fuckdave.txt

Fuck Dave Lindsey (Warchild) by CyberChrist (November 11, 1993)

galnet.txt

Galactica Net: Information and Rules

galnetco.txt

GalacticNet: Rules and Regulation

gateway.ann

Information on Gateway '89 (BBS Convention in NY)

gttutor0.txt

Factual Errors in "GTTUTOR and MEGALink" Files by Chuck Forsberg (June 23, 1987)

gttutor1.txt

A Tutorial about Modem Communications by Raymond Wood and Jim Davis

gttutor2.txt

Conversation with Hames Davis and Raymond Wood Regarding Modems and GT PowerComm

gttutor3.txt

Conversation with Hames Davis and Raymond Wood Regarding Modems and GT PowerComm (Part III)

guide.txt

The Ultraviolet Cafe's Guide to Better Modeming Cuisine, by Tony Frey

h96sysop.txt

Explanation of the Hayes Sysop Program

hacker-1.boy

The Loser Hacker Wannabe on ARGUS by Genetic Mutation

hacker-2.boy

Additional Comments from Lose Hackerboy, by Genetic Mutation

hacker.txt

Northern Illinois University: The Social Organization of the Computer Underground

hacker3.txt

The Diary of a Hacker Part 3, by the Blade Cuisinart

handle.hum

How to Choose an Alias, by The Sheister/UMass Bandit

hi-speed.txt

What You Need to Know About Modems by patrick Chen (December 25, 1991)

histrycc.txt

The Ways of CACHE: A History of the Chicago Area Computer Hobbyist Exchange by Charles F. Douds (1983)

hotshot.txt

FILE LIST: The Hotshot BBS In Sweden

howtobbs.txt

How to Become an Unsuccessful, Burned-Out SysOp

hsalist.139.txt

HSAnet Nodelist for Friday, May 19, 1995 -- Day number 139 (1995)

hsalistann.139.txt

Information about The Hashbrown Society of America Network, including nodelist, by Rich Bobrowicz (2004)

hum1193

Top Ten Ways To Tell You're Having a Really Rough Day In BBS Land by Joe De Rouen (1993)

hum4

From the Mage's Workshop: The BBS Weaselholic (1994) by Joe DeRouen

humor.txt

BBS CAPTURE: Collection of Jokes from the Colorama BBS

hype2.txt

A Reply to the Busted Information File by Bender (British Phreaking) (Includes Tags)

i.teen.modem.gk

I Was a Teenage Modem Geek by The Sheister/Umass Bandit

ih-derf.txt

One Man's Thoughts on the DERF BBS Scene

iiu-001.txt

Bust Avoidance For Dipshits typed by Derision (1990)

info0

The IBM Bust of 612 by Professor Falken (January 29, 1988)

infolook.txt

Information on Info-Look (September 23, 1989)

insane18.txt

Insane Inc. Price List from Static Rave Zulu

install.txt

DOCUMENTAITON: Chat with Lisa, by Mike Fox (1995)

intlwrn.txt

A Warning Before Joining Interlec and Cliff Whatkinds

intro.fun

Little cool intro blurb before launching into BBS Discussions

intro.prn

An Introduction to the Paul Revere Network

intwrn2.txt

A Response to Doug Scott's file/message called INTLWRN.ZIP (BBS Flame War from 1991)

jaycol93.oct

BBSing and the Law by Jay Gaines

keith2.txt

A Letter of Concern about the Seizing of a BBS Computer (January 19, 1994)

keith3.txt

United States District Court vs. Steve Jackson Games

kiddie.txt

A Recap of the Events Surrounding the Amateur Action BBS

kileach.txt

Dr. Smut's Prescription to Sysops for Terrorizing Loser Users and Leeches

killtlgd.txt

How To Crash a Telegard BBS by The Crypt Keeper

killwarz.txt

Kill those K-RaDiCaL K00l KiD wArEz b0aRdS! (July 12, 1992)

kk00ld00ds.txt

The History of K-K00l D00ds by The Edge

krad-usenet.txt

Various Theories of what K-Rad Means on Usenet, Followed by some Original Users Mailing In (1994)

leeches

Leeches, by The Grim Reaper of ESP (February 8, 1985)

leeches.txt

Leeches by The Grim Reaper of ESP (February 8, 1985)

leechhat

What Leeches Hate about A.E. Sysops by Crackmaster

legal.txt

Checking Out Files from the Realm of Darkness BBS

libcat.pro

Public Access to Library Catalogs Via Modem

limrks.txt

BBS Capture: Colorama Dirty Limericks

lists.txt

A Book of Lists (About BBS Programs) by Shooting Shark (September 3, 1985)

lnenoise.txt

Line Noise, by Bill Noel

localbbs.txt

A List of Chicago Area BBSes (1991)

lod_ss

The Secret Service, UUCP,and The Legion of Doom

lodstuff.txt

The LOD Files - A CuD Critique, by the CuD Moderators (May 29, 1993)

logonmsg.txt

WELCOME SCREEN: The Clinic, with Sysop Doctor Quack

loserusr.txt

The Traits of a Loser User (December 11, 1985)

lubbock.feds

A List of Lubbock, TX Federal Agents by Bartman (December 15, 1992)

maggot.weeding

Dr. Arcane's Guide to Maggot Weeding Volume 1.0 by Dr. Arcane

maggotweeding.txt

Dr. Arcane's Guide to Maggot Weeding Volume 1.0 by Dr. Arcane

mailsysp.lib

Sysop Liability for Enroute Mail, by Mike Riddle

malformed.gens

Maformed Genitals: Written by the Ramsacker of Pieces of Eight

mass.txt

Blade Runner Describes the Goings-On of "Max", in the 908 BBS Clique of 1990

master.txt

This story appears to be some threatening letter to a Sysop, about Communism.

mfgenitals.txt

Malformed Genitals by The Ramsacker of Pieces of Eight

miagrps.txt

Modem Organizations/Groups/Gangs in Stark County by M.I.A. (May 12, 1991)

minos.txt

Information on the Minos BBS System

mnepress

A Major Change in Direction for ModemNews (December 1, 1993)

mnfileid

The Introduction and Thinking Behind FILE_ID.DIZ by Richard Holler Version 1.7 (March 11, 1993)

modem.pai

A Collection of the "Modem Pail Kids"

modem.spf

Split Personalities on Electronic Bulletin Boards by Rangott Spliekin

modem.txt

Are you a BBS Addict?

modemlif.hac

The Modem Life: Is it Really Worth it? By The Nomad

modmhead.txt

Modemhead by Eddy Vasile

mogur.txt

Southern California Sysops Pull the Plug on Tcimpidis, by David Brown (October 19, 1984)

mondo.txt

Riding the BoardzZz: A Guided Tour of the Underground from Mondo 2000

mons

Choosing a Monster BBS by Gage Steele (1994)

moritz.txt

Complete description of the Bill Moritz Affair, Circa 6/1/90-11/1/90 by Kevin Paradine, Sysop, Zeppelin BBS

multi.txt

Special Sysop Deals on MultiModems

must.see

Tag for Rusty and Edie's BBS

mydaywss.txt

My Day with the Secret Service Man, by The Incognito

narc-fbi.txt

A Warning about FBI Agents penetrating BBSes

natl.enlt.1

The National Enlightener Issue #1

natl.enlt.2

The National Enlightener Issue #2

natl.enlt.cmmt

The National Enlightener Comments and Credits

natlenlightener1.txt

The Elite Commandments from the National Enlightener

natlenlightener2.txt

The National Enlightener Issue #2: Interviews and Quotes

natlenlightener3.txt

The National Enlightener Issue #3: Summing Things Up

ne3.txt

The National Enlightener (Mid-80's Scandal Sheet for Phreaks)

nenewfsh.txt

The National Enlightener (Scandal Sheet for the Pirate/Phreak World)

net282.txt

Look out for John! He's a Sysop AND a Killer!

netmail.txt

NetMail Documentation (Fidonet Netmail)

new.gen.group

The New Generation Group Guide by Beezle Bart of The Thought Police

newgengrpguide.txt

The New Generation Group Guide by Beezlebart of The Thought Police

newsltr.94

Newsletter for RAIN (Random Access Information Network) BBS through 1994 (1994)

newsltr.95

Newsletter for RAIN (Random Access Information Network) BBS through 1995 (1995)

newsltr.96

Newsletter for RAIN (Random Access Information Network) BBS through 1996 (1996)

nhawards.94

The New Haven BBS Awards, 1994 Edition (Second Annual)

nicecomm.txt

Communication Etiquette in Modern Media (March 16, 1994)

nobusts.txt

The Sysop's Guide to Not Getting Busted, by The Story Teller

noise.txt

Dealing with Line Noise from Jim 953 (August 31, 1988)

non1

Michael Elansky: Anarchist? by Gage Steele (1993)

Article about the arrest of the Connecticut Sysop for having Anarchy for Fun and Profit

norml-1.new

The Organization of "The Resistance" (December 30, 1992)

norml-2.new

NORML: Cannabis: The Rational View" (January 4, 1993)

nysastat.pro

New York Sysops Association Ethics List

nystaxes.txt

Important News Release from ModemNews: (September 10, 1991)

oas.txt

The Online Atlanta Society (OAS) -- What Is It?

opinion.txt

One SysOp's Opinion

pamateur

The Twit Filter: The Professional Amateur by Dave Bealer

party!.txt

Invitation to the Telecomputing Magazine COMDEX Party: "The Biggest Names in BBSing"

patriotbbs.ham

The Great Dreams of the Patriot BBS

pcinfo.txt

Police Report on John Richard, the Scofflaw Sysop

pcorip1.txt

Warning how Phone Companies are charging all BBS's as a Business

pcorip2.txt

Call to Arms to stop the Overcharing Phone Companies and Save BBSs.

pcp

Access Numbers for PC Pursuit, by The Phantom

phile9.txt

Phile 9: Review of Apple BBS Boards

pnbreg.frm

Application to get onto the Adult Section of the Puss N Boots BBS

points.txt

List of BBSes that Distribute ZIP Magazine

prelim.txt

Tony Davis and the seizure of the Oklahoma Information Exchange BBS

product.txt

The Roster of Devonline Products (BBS Doors)

prose.txt

Archive of Poetry from the House of the Rising Sun BBS (October 1, 1994)

protogen.txt

Log File of Going through the ProtoGen BBS (1993)

ques

Questions and Answers To The BBSes and Nets Around the World (1993)

quiz.txt

Are You a BBSaholic?

qwkformt.txt

The QWK file format

qwkpacket.txt

Information on the QWK Packet File Format

r&estory.txt

Rusty and Edie's BBS Seized by the FBI (Bulletin Boards and Badges)

r0dent.txt

A Day in the Life of a R0dent from the Music City BBS

ra.txt

Generally Making a RemoteAccess BBS Sad, by Valentino

radshack.txt

SysOp is Told by Radio Shack to Take Down Her BBS

raid.txt

FBI Raids California BBS Thanks to the Efforts of the SPA (Press Release)

rbbs.txt

How to Destroy an RBBS-PC System by Phreak's Cabaret

rbbsbox.txt

RBBS-PC of Chicago Offers the Official RBBS-PC In a Box CD-ROM

rcpm-ug.prn

RCP/M Guide: A Users Guide to the Operation of Remote CP/M Systems, by Jon Schneider of the Rio Grande RCP/M (June 5th, 1985)

real.bbs.users

Real Sysops and Unreal Board Crashers: Real BBS Users by The Master Watchman of The Encounter

real.bbses

Read BBSes Don't Eat Upload Credits by Suicidal Maniac

real.pirates.5

The Real Pirates Guide Volume 5 by Rabid Rasta and Control Reset of High Society

real.r0dents.gd

Real R0dent's Guide by Shooting Shark

realbbsd.txt

Real BBSes Don't Eat Upload Credits by Suicidal Maniac of the Dirty Bird's Nest BBS

realbbsusers.txt

An Addition to Real Sysops and Unreal Board Crashers by The Master Watchman of The Encounter

realgphi.txt

The Official Guide to G-Phile Authors, by Man Tooth (Needs Formatting)

ripcowar.txt

The Seizure Warrant Documents for the Ripco BBS (1990)

safeinfo.fun

Blueprints of the Safehouse BBS

safter

The Scene, as I see it, and a warning to all my modem acquaintances, by Sought After (February 3, 1992)

sanessay.txt

An Essay on the Electronic Highways by Havok Halcyon of SANctuary (September 25, 1992)

sbbbs85.txt

The Santa Barbara BBS Scene of the Mid 80's, by Charles Hobbs

sbbstips.txt

The SuperBBS Tip File

sbfree.txt

Ad for the Strictly Business BBS's Free Offers to Help Your Business Grow, 1992

scared.pwp

The Edge Talks About Being Harassed on his BBS

security.txt

Wildcat BBS System Emergency System Documentation (January 2, 1989)

seizures.txt

Some of the Dangers in Running a BBS (Message by Kee Hinckley) (June 1, 1990)

sel-bbs

21 Considerations in Selecting BBSes to Use and Enjoy, by Ken Buchholz

sfagenda.txt

The Star Fighter Agenda by The Ramshacker (October 7, 1991)

sha2

The Best on the Boards, by Russell Mirabelli (1993)

sjgames1.txt

Secret Service Held Guilty of Violating Computer Privacy by Bob Ortega (March 16, 1993)

sjgames2.txt

Court Ruling Gives Laws on Privacy a Hi-Tech Edge, by Bob Ortega (March 18, 1993)

so.wannabe.syso

So, You Wanna Be a Sysop Version 1.3 by The NOID, The Hevmedler, and Mister I/O

sol_text.lst

The Files Listing for Socialism Online BBS

spoof.txt

HI I AM A NEW USER ON THIS BBS!!!!!!!

star.fytr.agnda

An Analysis by The Ramsacker (October 7, 1991)

start-bb.txt

So You Want to Start a BBS? bt Jerry Shifrin (May 23, 1987)

startbbs.txt

Tips on Starting Your Own BBS by Pazuzu (November 11, 1993)

stbfiles.bbs

Listing of Files on the STB BBS

strknkd2.txt

Stark Naked: The Journal of Stark County Telecom Volume 1 Issue #2 (August 1, 1992)

strknkd3.txt

Stark Naked: The Journal of Stark County Telecom Volume 1 Issue #3 (August 8, 1992)

strknkd4.txt

Stark Naked: The Journal of Stark County Telecom Volume 1 Issue #4 (September 1, 1992)

strknkd5.txt

Stark Naked: The Journal of Stark County Telecom Volume 1 Issue #5 (September 20, 1992)

stupidki

Large, All Capitals Rant about Stupid Kids

suckage.nfo

Large Amount of Information about Lithium

sundevil.txt

Articles from 2600 Magazine regarding Operation Sundevil (The BBS Crackdowns of 1990)

suprt.lst

Technical Support List: BBS's, Datafax's And Internet Sites (December, 1995)

syndrome.txt

The Hacker Syndrome: How They Did It (September 5, 1986)

sys

The SysOp's Tale, Poem by Jogn Chambers, 1992

sys_liab.txt

E-Law: Legal Issues Affecting Computer Information Systems and System Operator Liability, by David J. Loundy

sysfun.txt

SysOp Fun, by Mutant Offspring

syslaw.txt

Book Review: SYSLAW: The Sysop's Legal Manual by J. D. Abolins

syslibli.txt

Defamation Liability of Computerized Belletin Board Operators and problems of Proof, by John R. Kahn (February, 1989)

sysop.nws

James Galt Discusses the Sysop Madness (April 27, 1989)

sysop.txt

Information Regarding the Posting of Unicorn Software Programs on BBSes

sysopblu.pro

The SysOp Blues

sysopeev.txt

A Sysop's Peeves, by Bob Maxwell (July 21, 1986)

sysops

What Files are Legal for Distribution on a BBS?

sysopsui.txt

SysOp Suicide! (A Day in the Life of a System Operator) by James C. Goldbloom (March 1988)

sysoptest.txt

The SysOp Test by Robin Francis and Bruno Gagnon (September 2, 1991)

tales.13.yr.old

The United Anarchists' Guild Presents: Tales of a Thirteen Year Old Lose, by The Kracker and The Trash Can Man

tbk1.txt

Weird Chat with The Black Knight on a BBS (1993)

tcctale.txt

Once Upon a Time in A BBS Far Away (Parody/Complaint of a BBS) (December 12, 1993)

tdt-bust.nfo

The Fed Busts: The TDT is Temporarily Disbanded

telecomputing.txt

Telecomputing Magazine: Electronic Edition, by Galaxy Telecomm Corporation (October/November, 1990)

telegard.txt

Martin Pollard Explains Why He's Killing off Telegard Software (December 8, 1991)

telix2.cap

How to upgrade Your 2400 Modem into a 9600 Baud by Death Bringer (June 7, 1991)

textfiles.txt

Textfiles, to the Tune of "Big Time" by Jason Scott (March 9th, 1987)

textprime.txt

The Ramsacker's Textfile Primer (July 27, 1989)

tgbackdr.txt

The Telegard Sysop's Protection Hints by the Man Against the Mob

thetruth.tdk

The Real Story, by Michael Levy, aka The Dark Knight

toobad.pro

The SysOp's Survival Guide

truth.txt

The Truth about HumbleBabe

ua.txt

Project Underground Alliance - A Proposal for Change: by Targa Phantom

ucgg0591.txt

The UCGG Newletter (May 1991) by Robin #23

ussr.bbs

Known USSR BBSes (February 22, 1991)

v32-v42.txt

What is the Benefit of MNP? By David Terry, of Salt Air BBS, 05/19/1991

voiceswl

Voices from the Well: The Logic of the Virtual Commons, by Marc A. Smith of Department of Sociology of UCLA

warehpav.bom

WaReZ d00dz and H/P/A/V: A Failing Mixture, by Mr. Sandman (August 21, 1993)

warning.txt

Warning about Dragons Lair BBS Being Down

wasphq.ans

ANSI BBS Ad for the Trekkers' Tavern

who-me.txt

So You Want to be a Sysop, by Al Gutkin of "The Tax Board"

winfrend.pro

BBS Etiquette Education

works.phk

Jason Scott's Offer to Revive the Works BBS (1995)

ziphack.txt

Regarding Hacked versions of PKware Products, by Bob Mahoney (December 11, 1992)

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