Have you tried the info found here? *URLby (Login MystikShadows)
The ICO format is explained in an html file you can download from there.
|Response Title||Author and Date|
|* Yep.||on Jun 10|
Newbies usually go to www.qbasic.com and click on
The QBasic Forum
Forum regulars have their own ways, which include The QBasic Community Forums