From: David Wruck (
Date: 05/10/96

On Fri, 10 May 1996, Chris Anderson wrote:

>         I seem to have gotten MObprg for BPL8 successfully patched (after 
> 2-1/2 hours of dickin around..:)
>         When I put a simple program into a fido, it dosen't seem to trigger. 
> Ever.
> I used the original sample program, and it didn't work.
> I eventually got it down to:
> > act_prg p Zippy pokes you in the ribs`
>   poke Zippy.~
> ~
> |
> (may have an extra ~ at the end, but when I did it, I didn't get any format 
> errors, so I did it properly there I think)
> Now, there are a couple of solutions
> either I install it to PL8 (Is whaat it was intended for, then apply all the 
> patches to take it to 11 {ACK}),

	I think that your problem is that THIS is the format you need to use:

>act_prog p pokes you in the ribs~
poke $n

	Is not a standard MOBProgram trigger. 

	MOBProgram seems to have compiled on our version of the software 
(but then again I am not the coder that shoehorned it in).


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