• Facebook

    From Roalt@VERT/MMBBS1 to All on Sat Mar 27 05:10:10 2021
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    I finally did it.... I dropped Facebook. Possibly for good. I have 30 days to change my mind, but after a few months of dwindling usage of the platform, I doubt I will. eBay is better than marketplace. People who actually know and care about me know my phone number. Games? Steam has better games. I announced my departure (insert crying baby meme here), gave plenty of opportunity to folks to get a hold of me, downloaded all my data, and hit that delete confirmation. My hope is, that I will now begin to concentrate on getting my BBS up to par and running again.

    Stupid open blathering post = over.

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  • From MRO@VERT/BBSESINF to Roalt on Sat Mar 27 08:22:21 2021
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    Re: Facebook
    By: Roalt to All on Sat Mar 27 2021 05:10 am

    and hit that delete confirmation. My hope is, that I will now begin to concentrate on getting my BBS up to par and running again.

    again
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  • From JIMMY ANDERSON@VERT/OTHETA to ROALT on Sat Mar 27 08:07:00 2021
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    ROALT wrote to ALL <=-

    I finally did it.... I dropped Facebook. Possibly for good. I have 30
    days to change my mind, but after a few months of dwindling usage of
    the platform, I doubt I will. eBay is better than marketplace. People
    who actually know and care about me know my phone number. Games? Steam
    has better games. I announced my departure (insert crying baby meme
    here), gave plenty of opportunity to folks to get a hold of me,
    downloaded all my data, and hit that delete confirmation. My hope is,
    that I will now begin to concentrate on getting my BBS up to par and running again.

    I got tired of the drama some time back and stopped 'hanging out' there.
    I still have a couple of friends that ONLY use it, so I will pop in
    and check on them, but even those I've not really felt like I've missed anything...

    I got banned from eBay, though tthey couldn't give me a reason why and
    wouldn't let me appeal it. ???

    Our church still uses Facebook Live (for now) and I'm the one that set
    up and usually runs the stream, so I get on for that.

    Oh - and our church has a big 'ongoing chat' via Facebook Messenger,
    but that's a different app altogether - LOL




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  • From fusion@VERT/CFBBS to Roalt on Sat Mar 27 12:36:00 2021
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    On 27 Mar 2021, Roalt said the following...
    I finally did it.... I dropped Facebook. Possibly for good. I have 30
    days to change my mind, but after a few months of dwindling usage of the

    congratulations man. stick with it. you'd be surprised how easy it is to
    forget about facebook entirely.

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  • From Roalt@VERT/MMBBS1 to MRO on Sat Mar 27 19:56:55 2021
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    Re: Facebook
    By: MRO to Roalt on Sat Mar 27 2021 08:22 am

    and hit that delete confirmation. My hope is, that I will now begin to concentrate on getting my BBS up to par and running again.

    again
    again
    again

    Yep.

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  • From Arelor@VERT/PALANT to Roalt on Sun Mar 28 05:55:55 2021
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    Re: Facebook
    By: Roalt to All on Sat Mar 27 2021 05:10 am

    I finally did it.... I dropped Facebook. Possibly for good. I have 30 days t change my mind, but after a few months of dwindling usage of the platform, I doubt I will. eBay is better than marketplace. People who actually know and care about me know my phone number. Games? Steam has better games. I announc my departure (insert crying baby meme here), gave plenty of opportunity to folks to get a hold of me, downloaded all my data, and hit that delete confirmation. My hope is, that I will now begin to concentrate on getting my BBS up to par and running again.

    Stupid open blathering post = over.


    Congratulations.

    Welcome toa world where you have time to do interesting things instead of wasting it online.

    I just fixed my chainsaw and did some heavy metal gardening right now :-P

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  • From Ogg@VERT/CAPCITY2 to Arelor on Sun Mar 28 09:34:00 2021
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    Hello Arelor!

    ** On Sunday 28.03.21 - 05:55, Arelor wrote to Roalt:

    I finally did it.... I dropped Facebook. Possibly for good...

    Congratulations.

    Welcome toa world where you have time to do interesting things instead of wasting it online.

    I just fixed my chainsaw and did some heavy metal gardening right now :-P

    "Heavy Metal Gardening". You should trademark that. Sounds
    good for a tree removal / brush removal company.


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  • From Epiphany@VERT/MUTINY to Roalt on Sun Mar 28 10:43:13 2021
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    Re: Facebook
    By: Roalt to All on Sat Mar 27 2021 05:10:10

    I finally did it.... I dropped Facebook. Possibly for good. I have 30 days

    Good for you! I did that myself a few years ago and have never regretted it. Facebook was definately an addiction which left me feeling empty and unfulfilled.

    I find myself a lot less angry over stuff that doesn't really impact my life (getting all worked up over politics and stuff that doesn't even impact my life and I have no control over). Not only happier overall but also more informed as my world view isn't being filtered through echo chambers

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  • From Lupine Furmen@VERT/FURFOL to Roalt on Sun Mar 28 11:24:10 2021
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    Re: Facebook
    By: Roalt to All on Sat Mar 27 2021 05:10:10

    I finally did it.... I dropped Facebook. Possibly for good. I have 30 days to change my mind, but after a few months of dwindling usage of the platform, I doubt I will. eBay is better than marketplace. People who actually know and care about me know my phone number. Games? Steam has better games. I announced my departure (insert crying baby meme here), gave plenty of opportunity to folks to get a hold of me, downloaded all my data, and hit that delete confirmation. My hope is, that I will now begin to concentrate on getting my BBS up to par and running again.

    Good luck to you. I tried doing that a couple of years ago. Everything was going good until one of my Ex's passed away and FB was the only way I had of getting the word out to all of his friends, so, I got sucked back in.

    Unfortunately, FailBook is the only way a lot of people have of contacting each other these days. I hardly have anyones email address anymore. Plus there's the various interest groups that I run or manage on there.
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  • From MRO@VERT/BBSESINF to Roalt on Mon Mar 29 07:35:49 2021
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    Re: Facebook
    By: Roalt to MRO on Sat Mar 27 2021 07:56 pm

    Re: Facebook
    By: MRO to Roalt on Sat Mar 27 2021 08:22 am

    and hit that delete confirmation. My hope is, that I will now begin to concentrate on getting my BBS up to par and running again.

    again
    again
    again

    Yep.

    honestly i would not recommend getting into running a bbs again.
    we have no users. and if you're into tinkering around, i would recommend doing something that can give you some profitable new skills.
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  • From MRO@VERT/BBSESINF to Epiphany on Mon Mar 29 07:37:44 2021
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    Re: Facebook
    By: Epiphany to Roalt on Sun Mar 28 2021 10:43 am

    Re: Facebook
    By: Roalt to All on Sat Mar 27 2021 05:10:10

    I finally did it.... I dropped Facebook. Possibly for good. I have 30 days

    Good for you! I did that myself a few years ago and have never regretted it. Facebook was definately an addiction which left me feeling empty and unfulfilled.

    I find myself a lot less angry over stuff that doesn't really impact my life (getting all worked up over politics and stuff that doesn't even impact my life and I have no control over). Not only happier overall but also more informed as my world view isn't being filtered through echo chambers

    i deleted all my facebooks and i have one for keeping track with just 3 friends. so i post baby pics and that's about it.

    i do not argue with the retarded liberals, i do not do anything else.
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  • From Renagademaster@VERT/BTTMLSS to Epiphany on Wed Mar 31 08:00:00 2021
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    Good for you! I did that myself a few years ago and have never regretted Facebook was definately an addiction which left me feeling empty and unfulfilled.

    Having never signed up for FB in the beginning, I feel like I have missed out on a large part of our culture. It seems a whole decade was shaped by Social Media that I will never really understand. No telling grandchildren what it
    was like around a campfire :)

    I think is good you experienced it.

    RenMas

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  • From fusion@VERT/CFBBS to Renagademaster on Wed Mar 31 11:26:00 2021
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    On 31 Mar 2021, Renagademaster said the following...

    Having never signed up for FB in the beginning, I feel like I have
    missed out on a large part of our culture. It seems a whole decade was shaped by Social Media that I will never really understand. No telling grandchildren what it was like around a campfire :)

    I think is good you experienced it.

    strange isn't it? it's a bit like thinking back about stupid things you did
    as a kid, and how you learned from them. or perhaps didn't.. heheh

    i wonder if 20 years from now there will be some sort of home-brew retro facebook that makes it operate like it did back when it started. for people
    to be nostalgic about when social media didn't require cybernetic brain implants or whatever.. hah

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    Having never signed up for FB in the beginning, I feel like I have missed out on a large part of our culture. It seems a whole decade was shaped by Social Media that I will never really understand. No telling grandchildren what it was like around a campfire :)

    I think is good you experienced it.

    I would certainly be better off if I did not.


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  • From Nightfox@VERT/DIGDIST to fusion on Thu Apr 1 08:23:12 2021
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    Re: Re: Facebook
    By: fusion to Renagademaster on Wed Mar 31 2021 11:26 am

    i wonder if 20 years from now there will be some sort of home-brew retro facebook that makes it operate like it did back when it started. for people to be nostalgic about when social media didn't require cybernetic brain implants or whatever.. hah

    Years ago, I remember Facebook showing notifications about all your friends' activity, such as what they commented on, etc., and you could also see who viewed your profile and when. Now it seems there's much less of that - I don't think it shows who has viewed your profile anymore, and I don't think it has notifications on your friends' activity anymore (though I think you might be able to still go to their profile and view their activity log if you wan - or maybe only you can view that for your own profile). Perhaps that information was removed to reduce stalkery behavior on Facebook.

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  • From Vlk-451@VERT/INREALM to Arelor on Thu Apr 1 12:55:01 2021
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    Re: Facebook
    By: Arelor to Roalt on Sun Mar 28 2021 05:55 am

    Re: Facebook
    By: Roalt to All on Sat Mar 27 2021 05:10 am

    I finally did it.... I dropped Facebook. Possibly for good. I have 30 days t change my mind, but after a few months of dwindling usage of the

    Congratulations.

    Welcome toa world where you have time to do interesting things instead of wasting it online.

    I gotta agree with that sentiment. Facebook is one of the worst time sinks.

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  • From Dream Master@VERT/CIAD to Nightfox on Thu Apr 1 11:06:37 2021
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    Re: Re: Facebook
    By: Nightfox to fusion on Thu Apr 01 2021 08:23 am

    Years ago, I remember Facebook showing notifications about all your friends' activity, such as what they commented on, etc., and you could also see who viewed your profile and when. Now it seems there's much less of that - I don't think it shows who has viewed your profile anymore, and I don't think it has notifications on your friends' activity anymore (though I think you might be able to still go to their profile and view their activity log if you wan - or maybe only you can view that for your own profile). Perhaps that information was removed to reduce stalkery behavior on Facebook.

    Facebook is so algorithmically controlled now it is amazing I see anything my friends and family post on there. Whether it is an advertisement for something I don't need or the correlation of a friend's post with something advertised, it is most rubish now. In all honesty, I miss Facebook from years ago as it did allow me to communicate with those I cared for. Now, it's a complete perversion of what it once was.

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  • From MRO@VERT/BBSESINF to Nightfox on Thu Apr 1 18:35:14 2021
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    Re: Re: Facebook
    By: Nightfox to fusion on Thu Apr 01 2021 08:23 am

    Years ago, I remember Facebook showing notifications about all your friends' activity, such as what they commented on, etc., and you could also see who viewed your profile and when. Now it seems there's much less of that - I don't think it shows who has viewed your profile anymore, and I don't think it has notifications on your friends' activity anymore (though I think you might be able to still go to their profile and view their activity log if you wan - or maybe only you can view that for your own profile). Perhaps


    facebook also did this dumb shit where you could see exactly where a person was on a map. that feature was around for like 3 months, then it was scaled down to only friends, then it was removed.
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  • From JIMMY ANDERSON@VERT/OTHETA to ARELOR on Thu Apr 1 08:42:00 2021
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    ARELOR wrote to ROALT <=-

    I finally did it.... I dropped Facebook. Possibly for good. I have 30 days t change my mind, but after a few months of dwindling usage of the platform, I doubt I will. eBay is better than marketplace. People who actually know and care about me know my phone number. Games? Steam has better games. I announc my departure (insert crying baby meme here), gave plenty of opportunity to folks to get a hold of me, downloaded all my data, and hit that delete confirmation. My hope is, that I will now begin to concentrate on getting my BBS up to par and running again.

    Stupid open blathering post = over.


    Congratulations.

    Welcome toa world where you have time to do interesting things instead
    of wasting it online.

    Intersting things like posting on a BBS? LOL

    Sorry - couldn't resist. :-)



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  • From Denn@VERT/OUTWEST to MRO on Thu Apr 1 22:21:10 2021
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    Re: Re: Facebook
    By: MRO to Nightfox on Thu Apr 01 2021 06:35 pm

    facebook also did this dumb shit where you could see exactly where a person was on a map. that feature was around for like 3 months, then it wa

    I think I remeber that, was that the map you could put a pin showing where all your friends lived on earth? or am I thinking of another social media?

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  • From Arelor@VERT/PALANT to JIMMY ANDERSON on Fri Apr 2 07:32:11 2021
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    Re: Re: Facebook
    By: JIMMY ANDERSON to ARELOR on Thu Apr 01 2021 08:42 am


    Congratulations.

    Welcome toa world where you have time to do interesting things instead of wasting it online.

    Intersting things like posting on a BBS? LOL

    Sorry - couldn't resist. :-)



    Here is the thing: wading through all the new posts I want to read takes me less than 20 minutes a day and I think I don't miss anything.

    People doing Facebook get overflown with content. The ones that are really active either take more than an hour a day wading through it or just skip a lot of posts - which is understandable, because there is a lot of crap in there.

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  • From JIMMY ANDERSON@VERT/OTHETA to ARELOR on Fri Apr 2 11:46:00 2021
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    ARELOR wrote to JIMMY ANDERSON <=-


    Welcome toa world where you have time to do interesting things instead of wasting it online.

    Intersting things like posting on a BBS? LOL

    Sorry - couldn't resist. :-)



    Here is the thing: wading through all the new posts I want to read
    takes me less than 20 minutes a day and I think I don't miss anything.

    People doing Facebook get overflown with content. The ones that are
    really active either take more than an hour a day wading through it or just skip a lot of posts - which is understandable, because there is a
    lot of crap in there.

    Oh - I agree completely! I'm only 'there' if I'm looking for something
    specific or getting our church Facebook Live going...




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  • From MRO@VERT/BBSESINF to Arelor on Sat Apr 3 06:47:51 2021
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    Re: Re: Facebook
    By: Arelor to JIMMY ANDERSON on Fri Apr 02 2021 07:32 am

    People doing Facebook get overflown with content. The ones that are really active either take more than an hour a day wading through it or just skip a lot of posts - which is understandable, because there is a lot of crap in there.

    that's their choice. they subscribe to content like news pages or whatever.

    you can spend as much time on it as you want.

    i still have one account just for posting baby pics. i'm done arguing with idiots on fb.
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  • From Tracker1@VERT/TRN to MRO on Mon Apr 5 17:38:19 2021
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    On 3/29/2021 5:35 AM, MRO wrote:

    honestly i would not recommend getting into running a bbs again.
    we have no users. and if you're into tinkering around, i would
    recommend doing something that can give you some profitable new
    skills.

    Can do both...

    Docker, javascript, web development, etc.. can all be done in
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  • From Tracker1@VERT/TRN to Nightfox on Mon Apr 5 17:46:13 2021
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    On 4/1/2021 8:23 AM, Nightfox wrote:

    Years ago, I remember Facebook showing notifications about all your
    friends' activity, such as what they commented on, etc., and you could
    also see who viewed your profile and when. Now it seems there's much
    less of that - I don't think it shows who has viewed your profile
    anymore, and I don't think it has notifications on your friends'
    activity anymore (though I think you might be able to still go to
    their profile and view their activity log if you wan - or maybe only
    you can view that for your own profile). Perhaps that information was removed to reduce stalkery behavior on Facebook.

    I liked it better back then... It's actually about AI engagement
    tracking and metrics... they play tricks now more to get you to stay
    engaged with the site more, exposing you to more ad traffic in the end.
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  • From MRO@VERT/BBSESINF to Tracker1 on Tue Apr 6 16:48:35 2021
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    Re: Re: Facebook
    By: Tracker1 to MRO on Mon Apr 05 2021 05:38 pm

    On 3/29/2021 5:35 AM, MRO wrote:

    honestly i would not recommend getting into running a bbs again.
    we have no users. and if you're into tinkering around, i would
    recommend doing something that can give you some profitable new
    skills.

    Can do both...

    Docker, javascript, web development, etc.. can all be done in
    enhancement of Synchronet, or other BBS software. ;-)
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    Re: Re: Facebook
    By: Denn to MRO on Thu Apr 01 2021 10:21 pm

    To be honest , Google has this feature enabled by default. You can track your location history over time on Google Maps if you want to.

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  • From MRO@VERT/BBSESINF to Knightbbs on Thu Apr 8 11:32:19 2021
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    Re: Re: Facebook
    By: Knightbbs to Denn on Thu Apr 08 2021 12:54 am

    Re: Re: Facebook
    By: Denn to MRO on Thu Apr 01 2021 10:21 pm

    To be honest , Google has this feature enabled by default. You can track your location history over time on Google Maps if you want to.


    i heard that bbses have a quote feature too
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  • From Denn@VERT/OUTWEST to Knightbbs on Thu Apr 8 20:28:13 2021
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    Re: Re: Facebook
    By: Knightbbs to Denn on Thu Apr 08 2021 12:54 am

    To be honest , Google has this feature enabled by default. You can track your location history over time on Google Maps if you want to.

    Coould you quote some of the prior message so we can follow the conversation? :)

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  • From Knightbbs@VERT/ENSEMBLE to Denn on Fri Apr 9 01:14:12 2021
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    Re: Re: Facebook
    By: Denn to Knightbbs on Thu Apr 08 2021 08:28 pm

    Sorry about this , but i'm fairly new to BBS'ing and still learning the ropes. I see that in order to quote the previous message I can use the CTRL-Q keyboard combo, however that seems to be the same one as the one for disconnecting from the BBS (i get the 'would you like to disconnect'popup). Am I being a total noob here ?

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  • From Jas Hud@VERT/ENSEMBLE to Knightbbs on Fri Apr 9 03:37:16 2021
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    Re: Re: Facebook
    By: Knightbbs to Denn on Fri Apr 09 2021 01:14 am

    Re: Re: Facebook
    By: Denn to Knightbbs on Thu Apr 08 2021 08:28 pm

    Sorry about this , but i'm fairly new to BBS'ing and still learning the ropes. I see that in order to quote the previous message I can use the CTRL-Q keyboard combo, however that seems to be the same one as the one for disconnecting from the BBS (i get the 'would you like to disconnect'popup). Am I being a total noob here ?


    go into your user defaults and change the deuce's editor

    then it will auto quote and you hit space then enter at each line.

    ctrl z to save

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  • From Al@VERT/TRMB to Knightbbs on Fri Apr 9 01:19:55 2021
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    Re: Re: Facebook
    By: Knightbbs to Denn on Fri Apr 09 2021 01:14 am

    Sorry about this , but i'm fairly new to BBS'ing and still learning the ropes. I see that in order to quote the previous message I can use the CTRL-Q keyboard combo, however that seems to be the same one as the one for disconnecting from the BBS (i get the 'would you like to disconnect'popup). Am I being a total noob here ?

    If you are using SlyEdit you can use /q on a new line to bring up the quote window, also /s to save and /a to abort.

    Ttyl :-),
    Al

    ... She kept saying I didn't listen to her, or something like that.

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  • From Arelor@VERT/PALANT to Knightbbs on Fri Apr 9 06:55:24 2021
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    Re: Re: Facebook
    By: Knightbbs to Denn on Fri Apr 09 2021 01:14 am

    Re: Re: Facebook
    By: Denn to Knightbbs on Thu Apr 08 2021 08:28 pm

    Sorry about this , but i'm fairly new to BBS'ing and still learning the rope I see that in order to quote the previous message I can use the CTRL-Q keybo combo, however that seems to be the same one as the one for disconnecting fr the BBS (i get the 'would you like to disconnect'popup). Am I being a total noob here ?


    Yes, you are a totall n00b here, but that is ok :-)

    Every BBS has its own interface, so you should tell us which BBS are you using.


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  • From Lupine Furmen@VERT/FURFOL to Tracker1 on Fri Apr 9 10:12:01 2021
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    Re: Re: Facebook
    By: Tracker1 to Nightfox on Mon Apr 05 2021 17:46:13

    I liked it better back then... It's actually about AI engagement
    tracking and metrics... they play tricks now more to get you to stay engaged with the site more, exposing you to more ad traffic in the end.

    Which is why BBS' are better. Don't have to worry about any of that BS on a BBS. :)
    -+-

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    Dallas

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  • From Denn@VERT/OUTWEST to Knightbbs on Sat Apr 10 00:44:22 2021
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    Re: Re: Facebook
    By: Knightbbs to Denn on Fri Apr 09 2021 01:14 am

    Sorry about this , but i'm fairly new to BBS'ing and still learning the ropes. I see that in order to quote the previous message I can use the CTRL-Q keyboard combo, however that seems to be the same one as the one for disconnecting from the BBS (i get the 'would you like to disconnect'popup). Am I being a total noob here ?

    CNTRL H is disconnect CNTRL Q is quote.
    It's fine :) we were all new to this at some point.

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  • From MATTHEW MUNSON@VERT/IUTOPIA to ROALT on Sun Apr 25 05:48:00 2021
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    ROALT wrote to ALL <=-
    I finally did it.... I dropped Facebook. Possibly for good. I have 30
    days to change my mind, but after a few months of dwindling usage of
    the platform, I doubt I will. eBay is better than marketplace. People
    who actually know and care about me know my phone number. Games? Steam
    has better games. I announced my departure (insert crying baby meme
    here), gave plenty of opportunity to folks to get a hold of me,
    downloaded all my data, and hit that delete confirmation. My hope is,
    that I will now begin to concentrate on getting my BBS up to par and running again.

    I am getting Facebook demerits up the wazoo. I think there are better things to do such as improving my bbs, re-establishing
    my personal blog, buying business cards with my mobile number and Telegram handle. Zuck is using his riches to fight against
    my favorite candidates, and for me the less time on Crapbook the better.

    ... Direct from the Ministry of Silly Walks
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  • From MATTHEW MUNSON@VERT/IUTOPIA to TRACKER1 on Sun Apr 25 05:49:00 2021
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    TRACKER1 wrote to NIGHTFOX <=-
    I liked it better back then... It's actually about AI engagement
    tracking and metrics... they play tricks now more to get you to stay engaged with the site more, exposing you to more ad traffic in the end.
    Once you are an offender with Facebook strikes, they are the first to scan you for more offending posts.

    ... Got my tie caught in the fax... Suddenly I was in L.A.
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  • From MRO@VERT/BBSESINF to MATTHEW MUNSON on Mon Apr 26 07:37:18 2021
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    Re: Re: Facebook
    By: MATTHEW MUNSON to ROALT on Sun Apr 25 2021 05:48 am

    ROALT wrote to ALL <=-
    I finally did it.... I dropped Facebook. Possibly for good. I have 30 days to change my mind, but after a few months of dwindling usage of the platform, I doubt I will. eBay is better than marketplace. People who actually know and care about me know my phone number. Games? Steam has better games. I announced my departure (insert crying baby meme here), gave plenty of opportunity to folks to get a hold of me, downloaded all my data, and hit that delete confirmation. My hope is, that I will now begin to concentrate on getting my BBS up to par and running again.

    I am getting Facebook demerits up the wazoo. I think there are better things to do such as improving my bbs, re-establishing
    my personal blog, buying business cards with my mobile number and Telegram handle. Zuck is using his riches to fight against
    my favorite candidates, and for me the less time on Crapbook the better.


    just use telegram.
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  • From Dumas Walker@VERT/CAPCITY2 to MATTHEW MUNSON on Mon Apr 26 14:15:00 2021
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    Zuck is using his riches to fight against
    my favorite candidates, and for me the less time on Crapbook the better.

    And to fight for China.


    * SLMR 2.1a * "I am EVIL Homer! I am EVIL Homer!" - Homer

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