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(Archaic) A 20-year old amateur system of over 10,000 nodes maintained and run by volunteers and used by electronic bulletin board system operators to exchange e-mail.
Writing a batch file for Binkley to manage Fidonet connections was a pain in the ass.
by Tarrasque November 19, 2002
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Wuxia can be crudely translated as "chivalrous warrior", and is used as an all-encompassing term to describe a genre of Chinese fiction that deals with knight-errant martial artists in the "Jianghu", or the composite fantasy world, as Eric Yin puts it, of "lumpen intelligentsia, adventurers, monks, priests, rebels, cultists, unemployed peasants and laborers, itinerant peddlers, beggars, disbanded soldiers, gangsters, smugglers, and other outcasts of society".
_Once Upon A Time In China_ is a terrific wuxia movie.
by Tarrasque November 19, 2002
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