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Re: OBPostHak

Article: 7837 of alt.hackers
From: (Bob Dobbins)
Newsgroups: alt.hackers
Subject: Re: OBPostHak
Date: 18 May 1995 22:12:04 GMT
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In article <3pecj9$> (Roy Robin
Matza) writes:
~From: (Roy Robin Matza)
~Subject: OBPostHak
~Date: 17 May 1995 19:49:13 -0700
~Kewl eh?

Not so cool,dude -- no hack!

ObNewsHack: Our news server won't let me post more commented material than
new. Seems it just looks for the > symbol at the beginning of the line. So I
found the location in my news reader and changed the symbol to the
tilde (~). See?

ObDOSHack: I don't like the ANSI.SYS, which everyone here uses so they can
set up colors, it's just too damn slow. I hacked all of my versions of so that the screen attributes are bright white on blue (my
favorites), then I wrote a program that changes that part of so
I can change the colors whenever I want.



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