Josh-D. S. Davis

Xaminmo / Omnimax / Max Omni / Mad Scientist / Midnight Shadow / Radiation Master

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Immortalized in BBS land.
Josh 201604 KWP
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Ref: http://bbslist.textfiles.com/817/oldschool.html

817-795-5722 Arlington, TX Mad Laboratory (1987-1993) Mad Scientist WWIV 4
"I was just a kid with a BBS. I leeched all of the g-files from Cult of the Dead Cow from a California BBS and put them online. I ran tw2k, Pimpwars, Solar Realms Elite. I didn't run BRE after I finally paid for the SRE key. I also had a 261 prefix for a while, and ran voice first on a metro 265 prefix. I really wanted to be Elite, but I didn't have a budget. I did get a few calls here and there. I tried Emulex / LSD / other Forum mods, TAG, Telegard, Renegade. Overall, I always fell back to WWIV, and for a while was on WWIV-LINK and WWIV-NET. Temporarily, I was "Wasted Lands" BBS, Sysop Radiation Master; Midnight Shadow, etc. I was Mad Scientist for a long time. When I was 8, I wanted a "Mad Scientist Dissect an Alien" kit and used that for my handle on commie (c64 / c128) boards. For 8-char handle, I used omnimax because Omnimax is better than Unimax, a guy who I felt had ripped my parents off when I was 8 or 9. Anyway, eventually, Mad Scientist gave way to Omnimax, even on the Mad Laboratory (Lah-BOR-uh-tor-ee). I always had to have a BBS presence. Somehow, this seemed more permanent. Eventually, I lost interest, and and got a dial-up account in 1994. I continued with omnimax mostly, and 'generic' once in a while. In 1996, I registered Omnitech.net. I tried to resurrect WWIV on TCPIP there. Again, not much there. Just a place for my stuff, but a handful of people were regulars. Eventually, messaging, blogging, etc all took over, and omnimax was overloaded (projector technology) so I inverted my nic to xaminmo. I don't consider myself to have run a BBS in earnest since 1993, though I guess, technically, FTP + SSH + HTTP multi-user could be considered a BBS. This is what happens when you start modemming at age 6." - Mad Scientist

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The fact that Max and Khai haven't taken over the world yet is still a mystery to me.

M&K, World Domination

I don't know what you're talking about. Let's change topics. *deletes message* *whistles innocently*

Re: M&K, World Domination

*hugs you even though I don't believe anything you do is "innocent"~

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