Most any underground board not hopelessly lame and out-of-it would feature a complete run of PHRACK—and, possibly, the lesser-known standards of the underground: the LEGION OF DOOM TECHNICAL JOURNAL, the obscene and raucous CULT OF THE DEAD COW files, P/HUN magazine, PIRATE, the SYNDICATE REPORTS, and perhaps the highly anarcho-political ACTIVIST TIMES INCORPORATED.
The Legion of Doom Board.
In late 89, a brand-new Legion of Doom board, “Phoenix Project,” had gone up in Austin, Texas.
Nor have I so much dread for the corpse of Patroklos, that shall soon glut the dogs and birds of the men of Troy, as for thy head and mine lest some evil fall thereon, for all is shrouded by a storm-cloud of war, even by Hector, and sheer doom stareth in our face.
Hearing is but as the sowing of the seed; talking is not sufficient to prove that fruit is indeed in the heart and life; and let us assure ourselves, that at the day of doom men shall be judged according to their fruits.
Little hackers were quite scared of Control-C and his heavy-duty Legion of Doom friends.
Prophet himself had written the handy Legion of Doom file “UNIX Use and Security From the Ground Up.”
On “Phoenix,” America’s cleverest hackers would supposedly shame the telco squareheads out of their stickin-the-mud attitudes, and perhaps convince them that the Legion of Doom elite were really an all-right crew.
The Power Adverse to these shall then in glory come, Each one forthwith to his sad tomb repair, Resume his fleshly vesture and his form, And hear the eternal doom re-echoing rend The vault.”
Let wisest God, sacred Lord, on which side soever doom decree as he deemeth right."
As a regular on Plovernet and sysop of his “Legion of Doom BBS,” Lex was the Legion’s cheerleader and recruiting officer.