the old familiar way

$ telnet
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Escape character is '^]'.

CIX Conferencing System
login: ......
CIX Version 3.4.3 of Aug 12 2005 running on Fri Sep 18 14:24:48 2009
Copyright (c) CoSy Conferencing System, University of Guelph, 1984
Portions copyright (c) Compulink Information eXchange Ltd, 1985-1999
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Nickname? (Enter 'new' for new user) scruss
Checking your conferences
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There are 1 unread mail message(s).
You are a member of 1 conference(s).

xdusraojwuvup   371170 . Thu Sep 17 23:42 2009. Just to be invited is a privi
To: scruss@.........
Enter subject: You've had this e-mail address for 20 years
Enter message. End with '.'
>How does it feel to be that old?
> Stewart
Sending..Memo 376095 sent
There is unread Mail, do you really want to quit ? (y/n)? y
scruss, you have been online 2:12 on line 5
Goodbye from CIX     !!!HANGUP NOW!!!