Playing with port 17Port 17 is reserved for the Quote of the day. Ex:
# telnet ota.iambic.com 17
Connected to ota.iambic.com.
Escape character is '^]'.
It is difficult to produce a television documentary that is both incisive and probing when every twelve minutes one is interrupted by twelve dancing rabbits singing about toilet paper. | Rod Serling
Connection closed by foreign host.
Here are some servers:
(Providing a new quote on each day)
telnet qotd.nngn.net 17
telnet qotd.atheistwisdom.com 17
(Providing a new quote on each request)
telnet djxmmx.net 17
telnet ota.iambic.com 17
telnet alpha.mike-r.com 17
telnet electricbiscuit.org 17