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Posted: 3 Hours 13 Minutes ago by: Dumas WalkerSame, just noting that is one of the excuses that has been floated about... * SLMR 2.1a * MilliHelen: Amount of beauty needed to launch one ship.
Posted: 12 Hours 3 Minutes ago by: BrokenmindRe: Re: DRAGNET, ADAM-12 , EM By: Cougar428 to BROKENMIND on Sat Feb 04 2023 07:33 am Don't feel bad i still watch Emergency and Adam 12 , Airworlf and others :) BrokenMind
Posted: 16 Hours 29 Minutes ago by: MRORe: fucking chinese balloon By: Moondog to Dumas Walker on Mon Feb 06 2023 05:54 pm They could have took it down before it entered out airspace and examined the unit. how were the transmissions intercepted? why do you think that?
Posted: 1 Day 1 Hour ago by: MoondogRe: Re: fucking chinese ballo By: n4tive to MRO on Mon Feb 06 2023 06:36 am If you destroy it right away, you cannot intercept and decode the intelligence it gathered. Besifes, the Chinese do not know at what point we discovered it.
Posted: 1 Day 2 Hours ago by: MRORe: fucking chinese balloon By: Dumas Walker to MRO on Mon Feb 06 2023 04:09 pm i dont think they would give a shit if we shot down one of their balloons. if something goes in a country's airspace that's free game.
Posted: 1 Day 11 Hours ago by: OggHello MRO! That's an interesting thought. The media is rpeorting that several of these incidents occurred during Trumps' reign - as if to suggest that the same type of thing didn't occur during any other president's reign. Instead,
Posted: 1 Day 18 Hours ago by: MRORe: fucking chinese balloon By: Dumas Walker to MOONDOG on Sun Feb 05 2023 06:04 pm people are just so stupid. some are convinced that shooting down the balloon was too hard. some think it didn't collect any data because sattelites a
Posted: 2 Days 1 Hour ago by: Dumas WalkerAfter it had already finished crossing the US. If the intent were to stop it transmitting data back to base, you'd not wait until it was finished with its fly-over. Now, if it was just to shoot it down to say you shot it down and to impr
Posted: 2 Days 8 Hours ago by: MoondogRe: fucking chinese balloon By: Dumas Walker to MRO on Sat Feb 04 2023 10:54 am It's been shot down now. The balloon probably had parachutes like a weather balloon would (even thought it isn't )
Posted: 3 Days 1 Hour ago by: MRORe: fucking chinese balloon By: Dumas Walker to MRO on Sat Feb 04 2023 10:54 am well they say they shot it down and they collected valuable information from it. i think that's a half truth.
Posted: 3 Days 9 Hours ago by: Cougar428Sad to say, but I still watch Dragnet, Adam 12 and Emergency... I know, I'm hopeless. Cougar .... This door is baroque; please call Bach later. ___ Blue Wave/QWK v2.20
Posted: 4 Days ago by: escWe have no idea what's contained in the balloon :) --- Mystic BBS v1.12 A48 (Linux/64) * Origin: m O N T E R E Y b B S . c O M
Posted: 4 Days 1 Hour ago by: MRORe: Re: Usenet By: BoomieMovie to MRO on Fri Feb 03 2023 07:12 pm so you think biden deserves a long glowing poem?
Posted: 4 Days 8 Hours ago by: MRODon't you guys find it pathetic that there's a fucking ballon floating in the usa and the military says they can't get it? they've had skyhook since the 1950s. they couldn't grapple the thing and pull it into a cargo plane? like since 19
Posted: 5 Days ago by: MRORe: Re: Usenet By: Dumas Walker to DR. WHAT on Thu Feb 02 2023 05:08 pm so instead of artificial intelligence it is artificial stupidity?
Posted: 5 Days 2 Hours ago by: Dumas WalkerSomeone supposedly exposed that ChatGPT has political leanings of its own by asking it to write a nice poem about Trump and about Biden. For Biden, it composed a long, glowing poem of 12-16 lines. For Trump, it refused on the grounds t
Posted: 5 Days 16 Hours ago by: Dr. WhatThat's all part of the "Woke-ification" (as you could term it today) of the companies. The Ignorant Elitists are, by and large, complete morons and useless. If left to themselves, they'd have dead end jobs flipping burgers. So certain
Posted: 6 Days 1 Hour ago by: MoondogRe: Re: How far I've come... By: Dr. What to MRO on Wed Feb 01 2023 07:42 am At ZDS we called that the "Chief to Indian ratio." When money is good, they added levels of middle management. More or less they had some mid level folk tha
Posted: 6 Days 3 Hours ago by: Cougar428Hello all; I have recently started using the BBS net services again. in the late 80's/early 90's, I was an avid fan and used to download QWK packets and read them offline with the reader QMail Deluxe 2 and had John Hancock 3 for taglines.
Posted: 6 Days 4 Hours ago by: BoomieMovieRe: Re: How far I've come... By: MRO to Dr. What on Wed Feb 01 2023 09:18:48 Ever since the passing of the civil rights act, HR and Middle management have been becoming larger and bloated. This is due to the vagueness of the act and ge
Posted: 6 Days 22 Hours ago by: MRORe: Re: Usenet By: Havok to Dr. What on Tue Jan 31 2023 03:47 pm and it's pretty much the same people except for a handful just want to be on fxnet. we're still a bunch of fishbowls. the krad guys have their own couple of msg nets t
Posted: 7 Days 3 Hours ago by: NopantsRe: Re: Usenet By: MRO to Dr. What on Tue Jan 31 2023 01:10 pm This is what it's like now. I'd hope our AI Overlords would improve our reality. Sad.
Posted: 7 Days 3 Hours ago by: HavokRe: Re: Usenet By: Dr. What to Havok on Tue Jan 31 2023 07:29 am So I see it is pretty much the same for you, I'm scratching my head trying to figure out what is up. Back in the day with two modems I noticed much more traffic in t
Posted: 7 Days 6 Hours ago by: MRORe: Re: Usenet By: Dr. What to MRO on Tue Jan 31 2023 07:29 am yeah that stuff is a real hassle. takes minutes. what we NEED is users, not sysops acting like users. right now people are pretending that there isnt a slump, that sysop
Posted: 7 Days 18 Hours ago by: MRORe: Re: Usenet By: Havok to Dr. What on Mon Jan 30 2023 07:53 pm if you arent part of the solution, you are part of the problem. it's all the same people. there are no real users. more traffic from who? it's all sysops. so, you, yo
Posted: 7 Days 23 Hours ago by: HavokRe: Re: Usenet By: Dr. What to Margaerynne on Fri Jan 20 2023 07:45 am If I can ask what five message networks get any traffic at all, I know fsxnet does but seem not see any of the others. It would be interesting to
Posted: 8 Days 15 Hours ago by: PparkerI used to post on alt.games.nintendo.pokemon on Google Groups about 10 years ago or so.
Posted: 8 Days 22 Hours ago by: MRORe: police/fbi impersonator By: Dumas Walker to TED LONG on Sun Jan 29 2023 10:26 am that's crazy that by law they could not remove him from the ballot. and he had 85% of the votes. green party can't catch any luck.
Posted: 9 Days 6 Hours ago by: Ted LongRe: police/fbi impersonator By: Dumas Walker to TED LONG on Sun Jan 29 2023 10:26 am Well, here in Colorado, we have nothing to be proud of either. My home district elected nutcase Lauren Boebert to another term in Congress. She's the
Posted: 9 Days 20 Hours ago by: Ted LongRe: Usenet By: Margaerynne to All on Thu Jan 19 2023 09:27 pm Yep, I was a regular contributor to comp.os.unix and comp.os.linux for a few years in the early to late 90's. My usual handle was DocAliquot :>}. And of course, like most H
Posted: 11 Days 6 Hours ago by: MRORe: Usenet By: Nopants to MRO on Thu Jan 26 2023 05:53 pm sorry i cant view galleries on imgur. my adblocking dns
Posted: 12 Days 2 Hours ago by: NopantsRe: Usenet By: MRO to Moondog on Wed Jan 25 2023 10:10 pm https://imgur.com/gallery/EbH2K
Posted: 13 Days 1 Hour ago by: MargaerynneRe: Re: Usenet By: poindexter FORTRAN to Nelgin on Wed Jan 25 2023 06:29 am That's the real tragedy for me -- all the smaller hierarchies that aren't usually included in the Big 8/Alt dumps.
Posted: 13 Days 2 Hours ago by: Dumas WalkerOnce upon a time, before widespread internet access, it was often the only way a person could access Usenet. That has not been true for a long time, though, so I would have to agree with you. * SLMR 2.1a * Have a (cute) electrician che
Posted: 13 Days 6 Hours ago by: NightfoxRe: Re: Usenet By: Gamgee to Nelgin on Wed Jan 25 2023 07:51 am Yeah, I've debated whether having newsgroups on a BBS these days ia useful or not. People can easily access a newsgroup server directly with their preferred news reader/c
Posted: 13 Days 13 Hours ago by: MRORe: Usenet By: Nelgin to Margaerynne on Tue Jan 24 2023 10:46 pm if you run a usenet server people should be able to poll you with newslink. unless it's not compatible.
Posted: 13 Days 19 Hours ago by: NelginRe: Usenet By: Margaerynne to All on Thu Jan 19 2023 21:27:39 Yes, I do. Mostly in the mid 90's for 10 years or so. I miss it being a useful source of information and hate the amount of spam there is now, thanks mainly to Google. It
Posted: 14 Days 7 Hours ago by: MoondogRe: Usenet By: Dumas Walker to MRO on Sun Jan 22 2023 09:39 am Speaking of vintage computing, I found a search site called Frogfind that is geared towards older machines accessing the internet
Posted: 16 Days 10 Hours ago by: Dumas Walkere Exactly. * SLMR 2.1a * Profanity, the language of computer professionals
Posted: 16 Days 22 Hours ago by: MRORe: Usenet By: Margaerynne to Hustler on Sat Jan 21 2023 01:35 pm it wasnt slow for what we were using it for. i used usenet on dialup and it really wasnt that bad. i even used it for binaries. it sucked because 1MB was half an hour
Posted: 17 Days 8 Hours ago by: Dumas WalkerOn Usenet, moderated used to mean to keep the spam out, keeping the messages on topic. Back in the early 1990's, there were some good moderated groups. The un-moderated ones were not all bad, either. Some stayed on topic by nature, alth
Posted: 17 Days 20 Hours ago by: MargaerynneRe: Usenet By: Arelor to Margaerynne on Fri Jan 20 2023 05:22 am That's tragic! Platforms come and go, but tracing the trajectory from high-end telcom scientists to college students to AOL has the same feeling as watching the fall o
Posted: 18 Days 3 Hours ago by: Dumas Walkernything I was on it (and pulled it into my BBS) from the late 1980's until around 1997. Some of the newsgroups were very active and still had a low signal-to-noise ratio, and were fun to participate in. A few years later... very few!...
Posted: 18 Days 6 Hours ago by: MRORe: Re: Usenet By: Dr. What to Margaerynne on Fri Jan 20 2023 07:45 am hey you could change that by contributing. most of the time it's just the same people talking to eachother so we have dry spots. most of the people that i talk t
Posted: 18 Days 20 Hours ago by: MRORe: Usenet By: Margaerynne to All on Thu Jan 19 2023 09:27 pm usenet now is binaries. i used it back in the day. it was just another way to talk. i must be different because i don't look on the past favorably. I just see it for what
Posted: 19 Days 2 Hours ago by: TimRe: delievery gigs By: MRO to Tim on Thu Jan 19 2023 08:58 am Yeah I'm gonna get insurance. I had it before. Gotta start somewhere. Always trying do side hussels.
Posted: 19 Days 9 Hours ago by: MRORe: delievery gigs By: Tim to MRO on Wed Jan 18 2023 06:59 pm yeah but be careful. you need insurance incase something gets damaged. people can sue you for anything, too. i had a friend who had a pool business. this lady sued him cla
Posted: 20 Days ago by: TimRe: delievery gigs By: MRO to Tim on Wed Jan 18 2023 02:23 pm Getting my power washer ready. Commerical steam cleaner. Try to make some extra cash. Getting it ready.
Posted: 20 Days 5 Hours ago by: TimRe: delievery gigs By: MRO to Tim on Wed Jan 18 2023 09:27 am I agree.
Posted: 20 Days 9 Hours ago by: TimRe: delievery gigs By: Mickey to Digital Man on Tue Jan 17 2023 06:31 pm Lol. Bring these people thier food few bucks. Yep. I'll get the gas and pay for fixing my vehicle. Hope you eat good. lol
Posted: 20 Days 23 Hours ago by: TimRe: delievery gigs By: MRO to Tim on Tue Jan 17 2023 12:37 pm Oh delievering people. My vehicle is not new enough to do that. So I havent tried that. Just Food for Door Dash, Uber, Spark, and Grubhub. I'm on all four. Door
Posted: 21 Days 1 Hour ago by: MickeyRe: delievery gigs By: Digital Man to Nightfox on Tue Jan 17 2023 11:36 am Perfect, now that's what I looking for. More irritation. :-) .. Mick Manning Bad Poetry Blues (badpoet.synchro.net:2300) gopher://centralontarioremote.com
Posted: 21 Days 10 Hours ago by: TimRe: delievery gigs By: MRO to Tim on Tue Jan 17 2023 12:07 am Yes barely earn much after expenses. Harassment is crazy haven't had issue with that. Never heard of them reporting if you turned down offer
Posted: 21 Days 18 Hours ago by: MRORe: delievery gigs By: Tim to All on Mon Jan 16 2023 09:26 pm yeah the woman i worked with was doing it and she had to stop. it wasnt profitable. also she had guys harassing her and then reporting her as drug when she turned them dow
Posted: 21 Days 22 Hours ago by: TimAnyone drive for delievery gigs? Door Dash, Uber, Spark, and GrubHub? Man they robbing us. Can't make any money with gas and expenses.
Posted: 25 Days 11 Hours ago by: HusTlerRe: Re: a very task oriented person By: Jimmy Anderson to Hustler on Thu Jan 12 2023 07:23 pm I'm looking for a sinner for sex. Gospel talk would be a turn off for both. |07 HusTler .... Marriage: the price men pay for
Posted: 25 Days 23 Hours ago by: Jimmy AndersonThat's why I carry gospel tracts... Well, one reason. :-) It's much easier to start a conversation with the intent to share the Gospel when you can had a million dollar bill. :-) And if it doesn't feel like it's going to be able to b
Posted: 27 Days 4 Hours ago by: Diamond DaveTest received at the Diamond Mine! :) Welcome aboard! *** Diamond Dave ***
Posted: 28 Days 7 Hours ago by: MoondogRe: Re: Knowing Neighbors By: MRO to Moondog on Tue Jan 10 2023 04:09 am Understood, but in my area the beanfields being turned into gated communities have houses built near the road, with a deck in the backyard, and a simple entrance
Posted: 28 Days 10 Hours ago by: MewcenaryRe: hdd to larger sdd By: Ogg to Mewcenary on Mon Jan 09 2023 02:00 pm I'm not completely sure. Here's how a game's desktop shortcut looks: Microsoft.MinecraftUWP_8wek3894!App So a lot different to the drive letter approach I am
Posted: 28 Days 14 Hours ago by: MRORe: Re: Knowing Neighbors By: Moondog to MRO on Mon Jan 09 2023 09:49 pm it doesnt matter that they walk into their side entrance of an attached garage. houses are still being built brand new with front porches. It's an aesthetic. T
Posted: 28 Days 21 Hours ago by: MRORe: a very task oriented person By: DaiTengu to MRO on Mon Jan 09 2023 07:53 pm yeah rich is beautiful.
Posted: 29 Days 2 Hours ago by: HusTlerRe: a very task oriented person By: Nightfox to Hustler on Mon Jan 09 2023 10:27 am Even if they talked to me I'd be so shocked I'd lock up like a deer in headlights. I'd be like now what do I say/do? It's sad my brain works like this
Posted: 29 Days 15 Hours ago by: MewcenaryRe: hdd to larger sdd By: Ogg to All on Sun Jan 08 2023 01:35 pm I recently cloned my Windows 11 boot SSD to a larger one. I used Macrium Reflect 8 and it did the job perfectly, so I can certainly recommend it. It doesn't extend t
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