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archive:fun:cpoet-03

Subject: Cyberpoet's Guide to Virtual Culture - 3.14.94 - p3/5

Part III of V - 3.14.94

A Cyberpoet's Guide to Virtual Culture -

-=- 03.Virtual hangouts

      o Elists & newsgroups
      o e.Cafes (irc, bbs)
      o Parks & Rec

-=- 03.1.Elists & newsgroups |


Two of the most common forms of discourse in virtual culture occur on the elist (or electronic mailing list) and the USENET newsgroup. While the up-to-date listings of what elists or newsgroups are up and running are available on the newsgroup news.answers or the ftp site rftm.mit.edu (/pub/usenet-by-group/rec.answers) it is very time consuming to examine each list thouroughly. The following are a few lists which either have helped to form virtual culture or deal with various aspects of it.

  1. oO Elists Oo-

o List of eLists

  1. ftp ftp.nisc.sri.com /netinfo/interest-groups.

o Acadlist

  1. ftp KSUVXA.KENT.EDU /library
  2. Acadlist - list of academic elists

o 21st-Century list

21ST-C-L@BRUFPB.BITNET
     - post your views on the 21st-century.

o ACE-MG

almanac@esusda.gov
Americans Communicating Electronically
primary info source on government action to improve public access

o ACTNOW-L

LISTSERV@BROWNVM.BITNET
     - College Activism/Information list.
     - To subscribe to this list, send the command,
       SUBSCRIBE ACTNOW-L <myname> / <myschool>

o ADV-ELO

LISTSERV@UTFSM.BITNET
     - Sub Adv-elo <your name>
     - to discuss the latest advances in electronics.

o ADV-INFO

LISTSERV@UTFSM.BITNET
     - Sub Adv-info <your name>
     - list to discuss the latest advances in computing.

o AIDSNEWS

  1. send email to LISTSERV@RUTVM1.BITNET
  2. message body: SUBSCRIBE AIDSNEWS Your_Full_Name

o ALA-WO

listserv@uicvm.uic.edu
regular reports on legislation and access
effecting library networks

o Alternative Institutions

AltInst-request@cs.cmu.edu
     - High Signal to noise ratio.

o amnesty@VMS.CIS.PITT.EDU

Listserv@VM1.NODAK.EDU
    - Amnesty International's Elist
    - message body: sub amnesty <yourname>

o Anarchy List

anarchy-list-request@cwi.nl
    - discussion of all aspects of anarchy

o Anne Rice

ngustas@HAMPVMS.BITNET
    - the works of Anne Rice.
    - To subscribe, send a request to ngustas@HAMPVMS.BITNET.

o APOGEES

listserv@VM1.NODAK.EDU
     - message body: sub apogees full name
     - information management with a business slant

o ArachNet: E-Journal of Virtual Culture

listserv@kentvm.kent.edu
    - message body:  SUB ARACHNET <firstname> <lastname>
    - journal of all aspects of on-line life
    - ftp archive ftp byrd.mu.wvnet.edu  /pub/ejvc

o Artificial Life

alife-request@cognet.ucla.edu
    - artificial life

o AUtopia (Pirate Ship Utopia)

autopia-rquest@wixer.cactus.rg
    - a floating technology-oriented commune
    - run by Jagwire X, cool ideas....

o BBS-L

LISTSERV@SAUPM00.BITNET
    - To help people with getting BBS's going and online
    - Message body: subscribe bbs-l full_name

o BIOSPH-L Biosphere

LISTSERV%UBVM.BITNET@VM1.NODAK.EDU
    - message text:  SUB BIOSPH-L Your Name

o CET-MG

almanac@esusda.gov
Communities in Economic Transition - for rural and small town groups

o CNI-PUBINFO@CNI.ORG

LISTSERV@CNI.ORG
    - CNI (Coalition for Networked Information) Access to
      Public Information Working Group.

o COMMUNET

listserv@uvmvm.uvm.edu
    - Community and Civic Networks

o COMMUNITY-ACCESS

community-access-request@parc.xerox.com
    - Community Access Issues

o Computers and Academic Freedom

listserv@eff.org
    - put  add comp-academic-freedom-news
                 or
           add comp-academic-freedom-talk
       in the first line
    - computing freedom, mostly deals with college campuses
    - (Usenet) alt.comp.acad-freedom.talk or news

o Comp-Soc@LIMBO.INTUITIVE.COM

  1. to sub contact moderator @ taylor@LIMBO.INTUITIVE.COM
  2. Society and Computers Information Technology

o COM-PRIV

com-priv-request@psi.com
Commercialization/Privatization of Inet

o CO_PUB_INFO

 listproc@resudox.net
 Canada's Coalition for Public Information

o COUNCIL

LISTSERV@SJSUVM1.SJSU.EDU
    - Global Council Forum -- Moving Beyond the Nation-State
    - Like the UN but different. =)

o CPSR

LISTSERV@GWUVM.EDU
    - Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility
    - an elist for CPSR-related materials and announcements
    - an elist for CPSR-related materials and announcements

o CRTNet

t3b@psuvm.psu.edu
     - email  LISTSERV@PSUVM.bitnet
        message body:  SUB CRTNET <firstname> <lastname>
     - information theory and technologies

o Cybernetics

listserv@bingvaxu.cr.birminghamton.edu
      - message body: sub cybsys-l full_name

o Cypherpunks

cypherpunks@toad.com
      - public key encryption, remailers, e-privacy list

o Cypherpunks Announcement List

cypherpunks-announce-request@toad.com
      - lower volume

o Derrida

listserv@cfrvm.bitnet
      - message body: subscribe derrida full_name
      - deconstructionalists Unite :-)

o DEVEL-L Technology Transfer in International Development

LISTSERV@AUVM.BITNET
      - message text: SUB DEVEL-L Your Name

o Digital Games Review

digital-games-request@intuitive.com
      - mail info@limbo.intuitive.com
         [body: 'help' and 'listall Digital.Games']
      - SNES, Sega, etc.

o Edtech

edtech@msu.edu
      - Educational Technology

o EFF News (EFFector Online)

effnews-request@eff.org
      - subscribe to the electronic version of EFF's
        zine, the EFFector (catchy huh!)

o E-List Review Service

listserv@kentvm.kent.edu
      - message body: sub libref-l your name
      - a useful list, if you are looking to add to your
        elist load (most people can handle 2 or 3).

o ETHICS-L@TWNMOE10.bitnet

  1. ETHICS-L is for discussions of ethics in computing.

o Extropians

extropians-request@gnu.ai.mit.edu
exi-daily-request@gnu.ai.mit.edu
exi-essay-request@gnu.ai.mit.edu
     - nanotechnology, cryonics, anarcho-capitalist
       politics, technological extension of human
       intelligence and perception
     - serious discussion from an informative perspective
     - the first two addresses are for realtime and
       digest versions, respectively, the third is for
       essays and longer posts of interest only

o FNORD-L

listserv@ubvm.bitnet
     - Message body:  sub fnord-l <yourname>
     - philosophies of Leary, Robert Anton Wilson, Dr.
       Lilly, etc.

o FringeWare, Inc.

fringeware-request@wixer.cactus.org
     - Paco Xander Nathan's company
     - Your online shopping mall for all that's kewl

o FutureCulture

listserv@UAFSYSB.UARK.EDU
     - message body: sub futurec <yourfullname>
     - discussion of new edge, cyebrculture,
       technoculture.
     - Discussion of future culture and all things
       that entails. (a lot).

o Future Technologies List

future-tech-request@cs.umb.edu
      - artificial intelligence, nanotech, etc.

o GLOMOD-L

 GLOMOD-L@UHCCVM.bitnet
      - The Global Modeling Forum

o GNET

gnet_request@dhvx20.csudh.edu
     - Toward a Truely Global Network
     - archives @ dhvx20.csudh.edu

o GopherJewels

sub: LISTPROC@EINET.NET

share interesting gopher finds.

o ICPT-L

listserv@guvm.georgetown.edu
     - Internet Research
     - message body "index ipct-l

o The Information Professional's List

  1. to join ask for info from jcook@netcom.com
  2. for verifiable private investigators, fee-based information brokers,

document retrieval liasons, commercial intelligence specialists, or

  related professional. Professional  resumes requested.

o Leri-L

leri-request@pyramid.com
     - archives at penguin.gatech.edu pub/leri
     - mailing list devoted to meta-programming,
       philosophy, expanding consciousness, etc.
       and a ton of chat.
     - #leri is a popular channel on IRC.

o Libernet

  1. Sub address: LIBERNET-REQUEST@DARTMOUTH.EDU
  2. Archives Coos.dartmouth.edu
  3. Pertaining to all things libertarian.

o Masonic SIG

contact: Peter Trei (Internet) PTREI@ASGARD.BBN.COM
     - Freemasonry, their philosophy et al.
     - the place to lurk for conspiracy theorists! =)

o MERTON-L@BYRD.MU.WVNET.EDU

  1. sub address: LISTSERV@BYRD.MU.WVNET.EDU
  2. MERTON-L was formed for substantive discourse on research

and scholary inquiry to create and and develop knowledge about

       contemplative life.

o Mind Machine Digest

mind-l-request@asylum.sf.ca.us
     - ftp asylum.sf.ca.us /pub/mind-l
           ftp.u.washington.edu /public/alt.cyberpunk
     - brain stimulation, nootropics, etc.

o Net Happennings: (MODERATED) high volume

Includes a variety of interesting postings from around the Internet
including new Gopher announcements.
- To subscribe send a subscribe message to:
      listserv@internic.net
      SUBSCRIBE NET-HAPPENNINGS firstname lastname

o Neuron Digest

neuron-request@cattell.psych.upenn.edu
     -neural networks

o NEWNIR-L (MODERATED)

NEWNIR-L-Request%ITOCSIVM.bitnet@icineca.cineca.it
announces postings regarding new information sources including 
Gopher, Telnet, FTP, WAIS and WWW.  Moderate volume

o PACS-L

listserv@uhupvm1.uh.edu
Library & Public Access Computer Systems 

o PostModern Culture Journal

PMC@cc.ncsu.edu [sub pmc-list your name]
LISTSERV@CC.NCSU.EDU
archive: ftp.cc.ncsu.edu
     - message body: GET PMC-TALK GUIDE
                     PMC-TALK F=MAIL

o Postmodern Culture Talk

listserv@cc.ncsu.edu
     - [sub pmc-talk your_first_name your_last_name]

o PowerGlove List

listserv@karazm.math.uh.edu
     - <subscribe glove-list me@my.site>
     - ftp karazm.math.uh.edu /pub/VR

o RISKS Digest

risks-request@csl.sri.com
     - ftp crvax.sri.com risks
     - the RISKS of computing in our lives

o RURALDATA

ruraldata-info-request@cic.net
Rural Datafication Project )  planning rural community access to
the Internet

o RRE News Service

rre-request@weber.ucsd.edu
     - Subject: subscribe <your_first_name> <your_last_name>
     - these days most of the messages concern the social and political
       aspects of computers.

o SOCHIST Social History

LISTSERV@VM.USC.EDU
     - message text: SUB SOCHIST Your Name

o Subgenius

Subgenius-request@mc.lcs.mit
     - ftp quartz.rutgers.edu /pub/subgenius

o TechnoNomads (Steve Roberts)

technomads-request@bikelab.sun.com
     - the guy featured on Donahue & Mondo's list
     - nomadness, ham radio, mobile communities, etc.

o Telecom Privacy Digest

telecom-priv-request@pica.army.mil

o Telecom Digest

telecom-request@eecs.nwu.edu
     - deals with all aspects of telecommunications

o ThesisNet

thesisnet@pobox.upenn.edu
     - thesisnet-request@pobox.upenn.edu
            - to 'subscribe' 'unsubscribe' and/or 'faq'

o ThinkNet

thinknet@world.std.com
     - philosophy, systems theory

o Virtual Reality List

listserv@uiucvmd.bitnet
     - message body: subscribe virtu-l <full_name>

o VPIEJ-L@VTVM1

LISTSERV@VTVM1.CC.VT.EDU
     - An e-conference for electronic publishing issues
     - (Usenet) BIT.LISTSERV.VPIEJ-L

o Y-RIGHTS@SJUVM.BITNET

Listserv@sjuvm.bitnet
     - Youth Rights, open to all.

-o0 Newsgroups 0o-

A short bit on the Usenet Hierarchy. Alt.groups is supposed to stand for alternative, but should probably stand for adolescent. These are news groups waiting to grow up and consequently have a low signal to noise ratio. But like adolescents, if you really listen to them, you can gleem some really neat insights. When Alt.groups get a large enough following or a serious enough topic, they tend to graduate into other prefixes; ie, comp. (computer) rec. (recreation), sci. (science), bit. (Bitnet listservs), soc. (social, society). What this means generally, is that the group becomes heady and cliqueish. But if you're persistant ad polite, you can usually elicit a response from somebody. One final comment about USENET, anything I said above is likely to be untrue at any moment in time. Thus the attraction of USENET for even the most experienced cyberpoets.

alt.3d Three-dimensional imaging. alt.activism Activities for activists. alt.aldus.pagemaker Forget expensive user support, come here instead. alt.amateur-comp The Amateur Computerist. alt.angst Anxiety in the modern world. alt.artcom Artistic Community, arts & communication. alt.astrology Twinkle, twinkle, little planet. alt.atheism.* Godless heathens next on Oprah alt.bbs.ads Ads for various computer BBS's. alt.bbs.internet BBS systems accessible via the Internet. alt.bbs.lists Postings of regional BBS listings. alt.best.of.internet Sort of an oxymoron. alt.binaries.* Pictures, programs, multimedia, etc. alt.books.anne-rice A Biting look at the author and her books alt.buddha.short.fat.guy Religion. And not religion. Both. Neither. alt.california The state and the state of mind. alt.cd-rom That shiny amazing disc and it's users. alt.censorship Discussion about restricting speech/press. alt.co-ops Discussion about co-operatives. alt.comp.acad-freedom.* Academic freedom issues related to computers. alt.consciousness All aspects of consciousness. alt.conspiracy Be paranoid –'they' are out to get you. alt.cult-movies Movies with a cult following alt.culture.usenet A self-referential oxymoron. alt.culture.internet A place to comment reflexively alt.cyberpunk High-tech low-life. alt.cyberpunk.chatsubo Cyberpunk fiction. alt.cyberpunk.movement Cybernizing the Universe. alt.cyberpunk.tech Cyberspace and Cyberpunk technology. alt.cyberspace and how it should work. alt.devilbunnies Probably better left undescribed. alt.discordia All hail Eris, etc. alt.dreams What do they mean? alt.drugs Recreational pharmaceuticals. alt.fan.douglas-adams Author of "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy". alt.fan.frank-zappa Is that a Sears poncho? alt.fan.hofstadter Douglas Hofstadter and Godel, Escher, Bach. alt.fan.mst3k Mystery Science Theatre 3000 tv show. alt.fashion All facets of the fasion industry discussed. alt.gathering.rainbow For discussing the annual Rainbow Gathering. alt.gopher Discussion of the gopher information service. alt.gothic Things mournful and dark. Gothic lifestyle's alt.graffiti Usenet spraypainters and their documenters. alt.hackers Boats of projects currently under develpment. alt.history.what-if Really worth reading every now and then alt.hypertext Discussion of hypertext alt.illuminati See alt.cabal. Fnord. alt.individualism Individualist discussions alt.industrial Industrial culture, etc. alt.internet.access.wanted People looking for internet access alt.internet.services Internet services alt.irc Internet Relay Chat material. alt.magick For discussion about supernatural arts. alt.meditation.transcendental Contemplation of states beyond. alt.memetics Ideas spread like genes. A new discipline. alt.mindcontrol You WILL read this group and ENJOY it! alt.music.alternative For groups with 2 or less Platinum albums. alt.news-media Don't believe the hype. alt.online-service Commercial online services, and the Internet. alt.out-of-body Nobody's home. alt.pagan Discussions about paganism & religion. alt.paranormal Phenomena which are not explicable. alt.politics.* Politics. alt.postmodern Postmodernism, semiotics, deconstruction. alt.privacy Privacy issues in cyberspace. alt.prose Postings of original writings. alt.psychoactives Better living through chemistry. alt.radio.pirate Discussions surrounding pirate radio. alt.radio.scanner Discussion of scanning radio receivers. alt.rave Rave culture. alt.religion.computers People who believe computing is "real life." alt.religion.kibology He's Fred, Jim. alt.rock-n-roll.* Counterpart to alt.sex and alt.drugs. alt.security Security issues on computer systems. alt.security.pgp The Pretty Good Privacy package. alt.sex.* Postings of a purient nature. alt.skate-board Discussion of all apsects of skate-boarding. alt.skinheads The skinhead culture/anti-culture. alt.slack Posting about the Church of the Subgenius. alt.society.ati The Activist Times Digest. (Moderated) alt.society.civil-disob Civil disobedience. alt.society.civil-liberties Individual rights. alt.society.revolution Discussions on revolution(s). alt.society.sovereign Independantistes, unite! alt.spam.tin Spam is neither particle nor wave. alt.techno-shamanism Can't program your VCR? Consult a TechnoShaman. alt.thrash Thrashlife. alt.uu.future Does Usenet University have a viable future? alt.wired Wired Magazine. alt.zines Small magazines, mostly noncommercial. bionet.info-theory Discussions about biologicalinformation theory. bionet.neuroscience Research issues in the neurosciences bionet.women-in-bio Discussions about women in biology. bit.listserv.biosph-l Biosphere, ecology, Discussion List. bit.listserv.cyber-l CDC Computer Discussion. bit.listserv.disarm-l Disarmament Discussion List. bit.listserv.edpolyan Professionals and Students Discuss Education. bit.listserv.edtech Educational Technology elist. bit.listserv.emusic-l Electronic Music Discussion List. bit.listserv.ethics-l Discussion of Ethics in Computing. bit.listserv.frac-l FRACTAL Discussion List. bit.listserv.4ad-l The 4AD recording label. bit.listserv.film-l Film making and reviews List. bit.listserv.fnord-l New Ways of Thinking List. bit.listserv.frac-l FRACTAL Discussion List. bit.listserv.gutnberg GUTNBERG Discussion List. bit.listserv.ioob-l Industrial Psychology. bit.listserv.mbu-l Megabyte University - Computers and Writing. bit.listserv.sganet Student Government Global Mail Network. bit.listserv.valert-l Virus Alert - Urgent Virus Warnings. bit.listserv.vpiej-l Electronic Publishing Discussion List. bit.listserv.xtropy-l Extropians comp.ai Artificial intelligence discussions. comp.ai.neural-nets All aspects of neural networks. comp.ai.philosophy Philosophical aspects of AI. comp.bbs.misc BBS Discussion comp.dcom.telecom Telecommunications digest. (Moderated) comp.graphics Computer graphics, art, animation. comp.graphics.research Highly technical computer graphics discussion. comp.graphics.visualization Info on scientific visualization. comp.internet.library Discussing electronic libraries. comp.music Applications of computers in music research. comp.org.eff.news News from the Electronic Frontiers Foundation. comp.org.eff.talk Discussion of EFF goals, strategies, etc. comp.org.issnnet The International Student Society for Neural Networks. comp.publish.cdrom.* Concerning cdrom publishing. comp.research.japan The nature of research in Japan. (Moderated) comp.risks Risks to the public from computers. (Moderated) comp.robotics All aspects of robots and their applications. comp.security.misc Security issues of computers and networks. comp.simulation Simulation methods, problems, uses. (Moderated) comp.society The impact of technology on society. (Moderated) comp.society.cu-digest The Computer Underground Digest. (Moderated) comp.society.development Computer technology in developing countries. comp.society.folklore Computer folklore & culture, past & present. comp.society.futures Events in technology affecting future computing. comp.sys.* Everything you would ever need to know about computer systems comp.theory Theoretical Computer Science. comp.theory.cell-automata Discussion of all aspects of cellular automata. comp.theory.dynamic-sys Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems. comp.theory.self-org-sys Topics related to self-organization. misc.activism.progressive Information for Progressive activists. misc.int-property Discussion of intellectual property rights. misc.legal.computing Discussing the legal climate of computing. news.announce.important General announcements to all. (Moderated) news.future The future technology of network news systems. rec.arts.animation Discussion of various kinds of animation. rec.arts.anime Japanese animation fen discussion. rec.arts.comics Comic books and strips, graphic novels. rec.arts.int-fiction Discussions about interactive fiction rec.arts.sf-lovers Science fiction lovers' newsgroup. rec.arts.sf-reviews of science fiction/fantasy/horror works. rec.arts.sf.announce Major announcements of SF. (Moderated) rec.arts.sf.fandom Discussions of SF fan activities. rec.arts.sf.marketplace Personal for-sale notices of SF materials. rec.arts.sf.misc Science fiction lovers' newsgroup. rec.arts.sf.movies Discussing SF motion pictures. rec.arts.sf.reviews Critiques of sf stories. (Moderated) rec.arts.sf.science Real and speculative aspects of SF science. rec.arts.sf.tv Discussing general television SF. rec.arts.sf.written Discussion of written sf and fantasy. rec.music.gdead A group for (Grateful) Dead-heads. rec.music.industrial Discussion of industrial-related music styles. rec.music.makers For performers and their discussions. rec.music.newage "New Age" music discussions. rec.music.synth Synthesizers and computer music. rec.music.video Discussion of music videos. rec.radio.amateur.misc Amateur radio practices. rec.radio.noncomm Topics relating to noncommercial radio. rec.radio.shortwave Shortwave radio enthusiasts. rec.video Video and video components. rec.video.releases Pre-recorded video releases. sci.bio.technology Any topic relating to biotechnology. sci.chaos The science of Chaos. sci.cryonics People who freeze themselves after death. sci.crypt Different methods of data en/decryption. sci.fractals Objects of non-integral dimension and other chaos. sci.lang.japan The Japanese language, both spoken and written. sci.logic Logic: math, philosophy & computational aspects. sci.nanotech Molecular-scale machines. (Moderated) sci.philosophy.tech Technical philosophy: math, science, logic, etc. sci.psychology Topics related to psychology. sci.skeptic Skeptics discussing pseudo-science. sci.space Space. The Final Frontier…not! sci.virtual-worlds Virtual reality. (Moderated). sci.virtual-worlds.apps Applications of VR technology. soc.culture.japan Everything Japanese. soc.culture.usa The culture of the United States of America. talk.bizarre The unusual, bizarre, curious, and often stupid. talk.philosophy.misc Philosophical musings on all topics. talk.politics.drugs The politics of drug issues. talk.politics.space Non-technical issues affecting space exploration.

-=- 03.2.Cafes |


If you see a net.user with more then one window open, chances are one of those windows is linked to an electronic cafe. Like ER, these coffeehouse atmospheres are prime spots for chatting or perhaps a little gaming or roleplaying. The two most plentiful forms of these cafes in virtual culture are Mu*s, or Multi-User Dimension or Dungeon (MUDS, MUSE, MUSH, etc), and IRC, or Internet Relay Chat and of course the orginal, the BBS. But new versions, offshoots, and even completely different surroundings are likely to spring up at anytime and often do.

  1. o0 IRC 0o-

o IRC (Internet Relay Chat) Info

cs.bu.edu
ftp.eff.org /pub/irc
cs.utk.edu /pub
speedy.cs.uiuc.edu /pub

o IRC telnet server (Login: irc)

telnet irc.demon.co.uk or 158.152.1.74
telnet sci.dixie.edu 6668 or telnet 144.38.16.2 6668
              telnet irc.tuzvo.sk 6668 or telnet 192.108.157.3 6668
    - Internet Relay Chat via telnet.

o Virtual culture IRC channels #Autopia Jagwire X's Autopia group #ccc Chaos Computer Club ("/msg CCCServ info" for CCC info) #cDc Cult of the Dead Cow #CyberPunk Cyberpunk ("/msg CyberBot info" for CPBot Files) #drugs Drugs ("/msg LearyBot info" for LearyBot Files) #free.acid Hehehe #future FutureCulture #hack Hacking #leri For the discussion of Metaprograming and

              Expanding Consciousness

#mindvox MindVox #phreak Hackers and Phreakers #Rave_Scen Raves #report News reports from hot spots around the world #tribe Of, about, with the tribe elist. #wired Concerning the magazine

  1. o0 The world of Internet BBS' 0o-

o Am. Philos. Assoc. eis.calstate.edu

  1. gopher gate.oxy.edu
  2. Philosophy.

o Auggie BBS bbs.augsburg.edu (141.224.128.3)

login bbs
      - Friendly... good archives.

o Badboy nameserver.aue.com

login bbs/new

o Badboy's Inn badboy.aue.com

login bbs

o Chatsubo chatsubo.nersc.gov

login guest

o Cimmaron bugs.mty.itesm.mx

login bbs/new  (limited hours)

o Cleveland Free-Net freenet-in-[a|b|c].cwru.edu

129.22.8.[75|76|82]
      - Usenet, MUD, USA Today, Interest groups, local mail

o Eagle's Nest seabass.st.usm.edu

login bbs/bbs

o Endless Forest, The forest.unomaha.edu

login ef

o Fedworld fedworld.doc.gov

  1. A bbs run by the NIST to house US gov't documents.

o Greta's garbo.uwasa.fi

login bbs/new

o ISCABBS bbs.isca.uiowa.edu 128.255.40.203

login new
      - largest bbs with 12,000 + users and over 200 online connections

o Island Net

telnet to island.amtsgi.bc.ca (134.87.180.1)
or dial  604-477-5163.  A 'guest' account is available

o Kids kids.kotel.co.kr

login kids/new

o Mars Hotel solaria.ee.msstate.edu

login bbs/bbs

o Monochrome mono.city.ac.uk

login mono /psswd mono
      - oh that british humour.

o NEBBS nebbs.nersc.gov

login guest

o OUBBS oubbs.telecom.uoknor.edu

  1. catering to University of Oklahoma students

o Prism BBS bbs.fdu.edu

login bbs

o Quartz BBS quartz.rutgers.edu

login bbs

o Ragged Edge, the wagner.musicnet.ua.edu

o SCF BBS freedom.nmsu.edu (128.123.1.14)

login bbs

o SkyNet hpx5.aid.no

login skynet
     - Norway

o Shadow shadow.acc.iit.edu 192.41.245.143

login

o Sunset BBS paladine.hacks.arizona.edu

login bbs

o Virtual Rave sfraves.stanford.edu 7282

login new

o YaBBS phred.pc.cc.cmu.edu 8888 128.2.111.111 8888

  1. o0 Other Net Cafes 0o-

o usenet

  1. alt.callahans

+ Callahan's bar for puns and fellowship.

-=- 03.3.Parks & Rec. |


Q. Of course, what is a culture without fun & games? (A. Boring.) Even the most dedicated hacker craves a little fun everynow and then. Here is some of the fun stuff to explore.

  1. o0 Elists & Zines 0o-

o Cyberpunk RPGs

cyberrpg-request@veritas.com
    - Elist discussing cyber orriented RPGs

o FlashLife (CP RPGs)

flashlife-request@netcom.com
    - Elist discussing cyber orriented RPGs.

o Ravelists

  1. DCRAVES

listserv@auvm.american.edu

      sub dcraves <yourfullname>
    - Florida Raves
      steve@sunrise.cse.fau.edu
    - Manchester
      manchester-request@irss.njit.edu
      ftp irss.njit.edu /pub/manchester
      bands from manchester, raving, shoegazing, etc.
    - MidWest Raves
      mw-raves-request@engin.umich.edu
    - NE (NorthEastern) Raves
      ne-raves-request@silver.lcs.mit.edu
    - SFRaves (SanFrancisco Raves)
      sfraves-request@soda.berkeley.edu
            + rave culture, mostly in the Bay Area
    - SoCal Raves (Southern California)
      socal-raves-request@ucsd.edu
    - SouthEast Raves
      listserv@american.edu
      'SUBSCRIBE SERAVES Your name' in body
    - UK Dance (Raves)
      listserv@orbital.demon.co.uk
      subscribe uk-dance <your name>

-o0 FTP sites 0o-

o soda.berkeley.edu

/pub/sfraves
     - Alt.rave FAQ
          + Brian B's excellent rave FAQ

-o0 Mu*s 0o-

o MUD Info

oinker.ucsb.edu /pub/mud
jwisdom@gnu.ai.mit.edu
      - "mud list" in subject

o MUD List

A list of future or cyber- oriented MUDs. MUDs go up and down a lot, so,

not my fault if you can't access them.

AbacusMUD abacus.hgs.se 130.238.204.10 4080 BattleTech 129.72.2.48 3026 CyberWorld elf.etsu.edu 192.43.19.199.27 3000 Global MUSH lancelot.cif.rochester.edu 4207 Infinity 129.10.10.33 3000 LambdaMOO parc.xerox.com 8888 MariMUSE pc2.pc.maricopa.edu 140.198.16.12 4228 MediaMOO purple-crayon.media.mit.edu 8888 MicroMUSE michael.ai.mit.edu 18.43.0.177

SciFiMUSH zaphod.cs.uwindsor.ca 137.207.224.3 1972 SpaceMadness riemann.math.okstate.edu 139.78.1.15 6250 StarFireMUSE agronomy.auburn.edu 131.204.60.2 4201 Star Raiders ub.d.umn.edu 131.212.32.6 2000 TrekMUSE nebula.lib.vt.edu 128.173.7.183 1701 TrippyMUSH 128.153.16.13 7567 Virtual Realities coyote.wustl.edu 128.252.136.100 3019

  1. o0 Game Servers, Etc 0o-

o Backgammon Servers telnet ouzo.rog.rwth-aachen.de 8765

  1. Backgammon! (Login: guest)

o Eliza-type Interactive AI

  1. telnet to debra.dgbt.doc.ca ( login: chat)

o Chess Server telnet to 129.15.10.21 5000

  1. Play/watch real-time chess w/ human opponents.
  2. Type 'help' for help

o Game Server telnet castor.tat.physik.uni-tuebingen.de

  1. a myriad online games. (Login: GAMES)

o GO Server telnet hellspark.wharton.upenn.edu 6969

  1. Ancient Chinese Secret. Now on the Internet!

o Iowa Politcl. Stk Mkt telnet ipsm.biz.uiowa.edu

  1. Buy & sell shares in political candidates.

(Non profit research proj)

o The Oracle

  1. mail oracle@cs.indiana.edu w/ subject: help
  2. The Usenet Oracle answers all your questions!

o Scrabble telnet phoenix.aps.muohio.edu 7777

  1. The popular Milton Bradley board game. (unable to connect)
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