SIX – sus Internet eXchange

SIX (formerly MMN and for a short period Federal Telephone) is an online BBS running in Toronto since 1996, just before the internet became massive, we currently offer free email, USENET, file downloads and external IRC, FTP and Telnet to our verified users.

You can dial in to the BBS on (416) 548-4117 or via telnet oh.mg (port 23).

I recommend SyncTerm for Windows XP+, MacOS X and Linux flavours to connect to the BBS, but if you have Windows 95 or at least a compatible version of XP, the wcNavigator client is recommended for that Wildcat! GUI era feel (and their terminal client ain’t half bad either).

Registering with the BBS

There used to be a web front end for the BBS but that’s now been stopped to try and kill off some of the junk traffic that kept on crashing the BBS.

Now the only way to register is by connecting to the BBS itself using :

Once you have registered your account, follow the verification process, all accounts are locked down thanks to SPAM registrations trying to exploit the system.