Offline mail reading / replying in the QWK format has become a standard method of processing mail from a bulletin board system (BBS). This is beneficial to you because your online time is kept to a minimum allowing you to read and reply to meessages at your own convience.
You simply logon, go to Personal Settings, Messaging Options, Select a Conference Group, Select Conferences you want to Download, Save Changes, Download a QWK packet, attacment TFB.QWK and download.
Then at your leisure, you can read and / or reply to messages contained in the QWK packet using an Offile Mail Reader. The offline Mail Reader will open the downloaded packet so you can ready and reply.