bitcoin -proxy=localhost:port -addnode=the_ip_of_node
localhost:127.0.0.1(your local system)
port:9050(your local service)
the_ip_of_node(the network peer node)
Congratulations, you just replied to the founder.
Although, Satoshi had already typed in the exact same thing in his last sentence. I hope this is not a bot bumping a thread.
That'd be weird!!