The BBS started in 1991 as a single-line dial-up BBS, those precursors to the internet. It's now available via telnet, nntp and ftp. Inter-BBS chat is available via IRC. In the mood for streaming music? realitycheckRADIO streams ambient/lo-fi downtempo music 24/7 - suitable for late nights, early mornings, chilling out or hacking the system.