BBS, ANSI art, Modems

Who remembers modems, bbs systems, and ANSI art back in the early 80s and 90s? 

I used to recall the Hayes AT commands but it's been forever and I can't remember them. I used to MUD via telnet in those early days. Ah nostalgia.

Modems, wArEz, and ANSI art: Remembering BBS life at 2400bps
Here’s how we geeked out in the era before the World Wide Web came to be.