Scott: Wow! I'm the first one here! Scott: That's a first!!!
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changed username to Meeka Meeka: Hello Meeka: I guess that we beat every else here :-)
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changed username to BobS Scott: Hello Meeka. BobS: HOWDY DOODY Meeka: Hi dad Scott: I was browsing the web, waiting for others to join in. BobS: scott adn meeka Scott: Hello, Bob. BobS: and Scott: Just finished up a class. Had a final last night. Scott: The class absolutely killed me. BobS: AND?????? Scott: Got a 95 on the final. An "A" for the semester. Meeka: that's good Scott: The only "A" that was given. Scott: Yay!!! BobS: SUPER!!!!! congrats!!! Scott: So, it's nice to have a little bit of a life again. Scott: I still have two other classes going, but the demand for my time has greatly decreased.
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changed username to rich-c Scott: Hello, Rich. rich-c: greetings all Meeka: hey dad, i hear you have a folder of pictures that shows up as gobly-gook. rich-c: hey Bob, where you been? Scott: Just got done telling Meeka and Bob -- I finished another class, collected another "A". Yay! rich-c: didn't you get my note about Slingshot? BobS: I am right here Richard rich-c: way to go, Scott BobS: ya but the inlaws needed visitin' rich-c: should import you to fix my computer rich-c: hey Bob, you coulda taken an hour off once a week BobS: but I found the other pics on disk Meeka AND gramps managed to send up the pics email of the hummybirds BobS: aw, ya didn't even miss me did ya????? rich-c: we gotta get our comic relief somewhere, eh?
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changed username to Judy rich-c: hi Judy BobS: and i AM your comic relief????? I IS INSULTED.........I think......... Judy: hi, Rich rich-c: just teling the old man he should have taken an hour last Wednesday to say hello Judy: we were busy Judy: relaxing rich-c: excuses, excuses Judy: it was wonderfull BobS: OLD man?????????? rich-c: wouldnt have even needed to leave the bedroom, so to speak Judy: we would have had to use the parents computer rich-c: thought you had a laptop along Judy: and we were trying to teach them some new things BobS: and they ARE not easy to lend computers BobS: did but was to CHEAP to buytime........ BobS: and Netzero only gives ya 30 min IF you don't visit theri sponsors rich-c: sheesh, ten hours, ten bucks, that's a big deal? Judy: not internet service BobS: for us poor US americans it is
moved to room Meeting Place rich-c: gimme a break!!! Judy: was busy spending it on other things
changed username to Dale rich-c: that, I can believe rich-c: hi Dale Scott: Hi Dale. Dale: Just poking my head in to make sure things look okay. BobS: HIYA Dale Judy: going out to dinner took a lot Judy: Hi, Dale rich-c: now up here, going out to dinner is a big deal rich-c: if you get out for $100 you're getting off real easy Judy: it is everywhere Meeka: Hello Mom. glad to here you found your pictures. now I can see them next time I am over rich-c: we do not have an Old Country Buffet Judy: Hi, Meeka BobS: forget ocb..........we went BIGtime Dale: Catch ya later. Gotta run. rich-c: see you Dale
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Dale left chat session BobS: Roadhouse on the intercoastal...........steak N lobster at the casino BobS: you get the idea
changed username to George Meeka: that's good Judy: and G and G sent me the rest BobS: hi Goerge rich-c: hello George Meeka: Hi George George: Hi everyone Judy: Hi, George BobS: HEY you guys are mispelling goerge........ rich-c: how's things in Philly? any rain/snow at last?
(BobS winks) Meeka: we know ;-) George: i was in the hospital Friday - Tuesday with chest pains BobS: oh, oh. alright now???????? rich-c: oh great - just what you needed rich-c: what was the diagnosis? George: i'm better now BobS: needed hospital food............. BobS: a REAL craving George: congestion in my right lung Scott: Well, gotta go too. See you guys next week. Off to get some much deserved sleep... rich-c: is it true the hospitals bought all the surplus when the airlines stopped serving?
Scott left chat session BobS: thas better than a heart attack.............
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left chat session BobS: naw, the plane food is SO BAD nobody wants it George: not this hospital rich-c: you mean they fed you something edible? George: food made me want to leave rich-c: oh, like organized by your HMO Judy: it was good, we had peanuts and granola bars, ect
(BobS groans loudly) rich-c: how weird was security? George: who knows Judy: Meeka, Mandy got an apartment today rich-c: some airline stories we're hearing sound downright paranoid Judy: she will be moving out next week-end BobS: not good......a REAL hassle. Judy got CAUGHT !!!!! Had a nail file AND a snowbaby collectible bookmark rich-c: do I detect a slight sigh of relief, Judy? Meeka: that's good. Right? BobS: Had to go back to ticvket counter and check it BobS: BIG box with 2 things rattling around in it Judy: yes, that is correct rich-c: you got off easy - from what I've heard, they just confiscate them BobS: THEN got into Memphis late and had about 5 minutesd before next plane takeoff AND George: run right out and set off a fogger BobS: YUP, you guessed it!!!!! a total search of all her stuff while the plane waited Judy: t;hey would have but I put up a stink Meeka: let me know if you need boxes. I think we still have a few empty ones around Judy: ok, she does not have that much stuff rich-c: fortunately, I am not an enthusiastic air traveller anyway Meeka: I know, but if she does rich-c: basically, if I can't drive there, I ain't going Judy: I am, I like to fly George: is it still safe to ship to US? Meeka: are you giving her the bed or would she like the one we put in the basement rich-c: sure, I sent off an Adam a short while back and it got there in a week Judy: when you pack all the really bad stuff, like bookmarks George: i'm surprised Judy: she thinks she wants the one here Judy: she is going to put Ryan's bed in the closet Meeka: that wasn't what I asked ;-) rich-c: I think USPS still moves parcels by truck and doesn't care if one or two of them go bang Judy: sounds bad but it will work out good George: tourism is down here rich-c: haven't heard the local folks here complaining, but this isn't exactly our peak season Judy: no, no Judy: no, bed, no boxes George: they closed the subway down for bomb threats Meeka: ok rich-c: apparently Whistler/Blackcomb are practically having to turn away crowds for skiing Judy: it is just a one bedroom rich-c: well, bomb threats are pretty routine BobS: and NOT a big one either George: no such luck here it is too warm and dry rich-c: the authorities have to take them seriously Judy: not around here, Rich rich-c: but they know they are almost certainly simply mischevous rich-c: it's that "almost" that bothers them BobS: haven'[t heard how the ski areas around here are doing, but they are probably glad for the snow and cold temps prlly had the ol snow machines pumpuin rich-c: we actually had snow this morning rich-c: there was enough I even used the shovel instead of the broom, though it was a close call BobS: we had a record 13.6 " on Sat, then more off and on till tofday rich-c: it may well be the first time I used a shovel this winter George: we got a little rain Sunday other than that its been warm and dry rich-c: we're due for another half inch overnight BobS: got 96 odd inches here so far and more ont he way for next mon and tues rich-c: then we'll have warm rains to take it away Meeka: mom, we found a new pizza place. they make really good subs also BobS: me heart BLEEDS for you po torontorians rich-c: next week, they're just threatening us with very cold temperatures - around 20 Judy: we still have a lot left here George: send your execess water BobS: now better place than mary's pizza hut Judy: where Judy: but Mary doesn't work there rich-c: with our light snowfall, we're actually a bit short of water ourselves rich-c: of course with Lake Ontario on our doorstep, drought is not a familiar word to us Judy: they are afraid of flooding here this week-end rich-c: yes, if all that snow melts quickly, you are under threat Meeka: It is less than a block north of pizza hut on kalamazoo. it is called Country Inn Pizza. they just opened this week George: we need a transcontinental pipeline Judy: you eat in there rich-c: keep an eye on it, Meeka, we may just need it in August Meeka: we had deep dish pizza the other night. both of us liked that Judy: we can go to Pizza Hut then rich-c: no, George, what you folks need is a desalination plant Meeka: and tonight we had sub. yes we at in tonihg. good service ;-) rich-c: hey, you've got the whole Atlantic Ocean for a front porch Judy: good ma;ybe we will have to try it out Meeka: let us know and we will go with you Judy: don't you ever in in your house with you cooking rich-c: yes, us Adamcon attendees-to-be are counting on some serious reasearch there, Judy Meeka: yes, Doug wanted pizza the other night, Judy: ok, I could use a night out, have been cooking every night this week Meeka: and tonight we went shopping and stoped on our way home George: but we need to take the excess from those flooded Judy: last week we ate out every night Judy: what were you shopping for Meeka: Doug need to run up to the computer store for parts for work, Judy: that is why Doug went shopping Judy: expains all Meeka: but they didn't have so he has to place order with computer gate and wants to know if dad thinks they need anything BobS: dont' thin I do George: i need to find a cheap notebook computer Judy: he doesn't have room for any more rich-c: like how do you define cheap, George? about $400? George: less if possible BobS: oh heck goto Ebay.......get a compaq 486/75 for about $50 or less OR a P166 for less than $200 rich-c: I would guess that for about $250 you should be able to find a 166 or 233 with 12.1" screen Meeka: Doug says that their gonna charge him $8 for shipping anyway and thought if anything was needed there is no sence in paying shipping twice George: a basic pentium will do rich-c: well, a 166MMX is the lowest you should go, George Meeka: he could'n remember if you needed anything for the computer you have been doing in the basement BobS: can;'t think of amything 'cept maybe a few jmore 25 pin straight thru serial cables rich-c: and don't expect it to work with some of the newer interfaces Meeka: ok I will let him know BobS: naw, a 133 works just aso good rich-c: but there are still some coming off leases and can be had in decent condition for about $250 George: just as long as it can have a modem rich-c: might even gt an O/S or case and warranty thrown in rich-c: the modems for that class will be 33.6 usually rich-c: I have a Dell 166MMX with 33.6 modem running Windows 98SE rich-c: it only has a bitsy little 2.1 gig hard disc thoug BobS: and THAT is way too big............ rich-c: no, I had a 2.1 on this 166MMX but replaced it with an 8.4 George: sounds about right rich-c: that's my desktop I'm talking about now BobS: got a 2.1 in this laptop with all the stuff I want and more installed and still got 1.4 gig empty BobS: and when it crashes you won't have anyting..............not backed up prolly BobS: put it all on 160k disks...........;-) rich-c: well, given the Windows 98 ability to attract bloatware, it can get marginal George: i believe heavily in backups BobS: good man George rich-c: well, when I get the new one back working, I can use Direct Cable Connection to burn a CD backup BobS: can't have too much........casue I find I need it!!!!! BobS: good idea there Richard rich-c: actually, it depends on what I have on it that can't be replacved BobS: what we need is a win or dos program to do a simply block backup, regardless of what it is, just freekin' copy it rich-c: like, I can always reinstall Windows BobS: or a good copy from one hd to another without complaing about size differences, etc rich-c: and updating stuff like Zone Alarm and Slowview and Eudora and Acrobat Reader is usually worthwhile anyway rich-c: Norton Ghost will do a drive image, and so will PowerQuest Drive Image BobS: doug tried that and said it won't do what we want it to do BobS: trtying to copy the adamnet one of a kind hd rich-c: far as I can see they do an exact block copy image rich-c: well, the adamnet cd isn't bottable, is it? BobS: somethign about it has to have a dos partition on it to work right or something and the ADAM hd, although formatted on a dos machine don't have the right stuff to work BobS: adamnet hd uses a boot tape or disk just like the other hd's for adam rich-c: sorry, I was thinking CD not hd Meeka: brb rich-c: System Commander will accomodate multiple file systems on a single hd BobS: darn. would LIKE a cd hooked uypt o my ADAM rich-c: and Partition Magic can copy and move them rich-c: though how either would cope with the Adam file format, well, that's another issue BobS: ya BobS: we really wanted to clone the ADAM hd because it is not the format of the other ADAM hads BobS: HD's rich-c: why the DOS partition? is thatr necessary to access the IDE interface? George: is it a practicle thing to use a hd with ADAM? rich-c: I have one but don't need it or use it much BobS: I don't know, you would have to ask guru Douglas rich-c: in fact, I don't think the EOS partition will boot any more rich-c: but yes, George, many of us do have Adam hard discs BobS: oh man, the ADAM hd does the same thing foe the ADAM that it does for the dos machine you are using rich-c: you mean, make life more complicated? BobS: no, with ADAM it is simple George: how would it boot up?
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changed username to Guy B. rich-c: bout time you got here, Guy! ;-) BobS: simple data pack George OR disk only uses the boot block rich-c: has to be booted from a disc or tape, George
Greetings All! Sorry, I'm late, I had to finish my electronic filing of my income taxes.
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changed username to Guy B. George: did we lose people? Guy B.: Ok, try again. rich-c: yes, Bob and Guy are with really cheap ISPs, we lose them all the time Guy B.: Bob, Corecomm is trying to whoa me back. Judy: I was stuck in screensaver BobS: I use a VERY expensive one BobS: and WHAT are they offerign Guy??????? Judy: Hi, Guy George: i use a mess Guy B.: Three months for $9.95 with a term plan. rich-c: my ISP is quite inexpensive but definitely not cheap Guy B.: Got the postcard the other day from them. BobS: 10 per month????? for how long??????? only 3 months????? rich-c: and don't ask what the fourth month is gonna cost... George: verizon is trying to get me rich-c: george, ANYTHING would be an improvement over AOL Guy B.: I haven't called them, but I bet it's the $17.50 a month plan if I pay it for a year. George: LOL BobS: prolly rich-c: that's a bit on the high side, Guy, unless they offer some goodies like multiple POPs Guy B.: I'm not going back. I took advantage of Netzero's 1 year deal. BobS: I dumped Netzero. too much gargabe even on the pay plan BobS: got a local phone co and am getting on just as easy as core used to be Judy: it was the pits down in Florida rich-c: why, Judy? Judy: so slow Guy B.: Oh by the way. The Athlon is back. I have it hooked up, but I haven't tried it out yet. You know what was the cause? rich-c: tell us, Guy Guy B.: The heatsink fan wasn't properly attached to the CPU. I have been having trouble with that for some time, but I never realized it would cause two PS/2 ports not to work. George: wow BobS: oh yea......ANY heat buildup can cause funnyu thing rich-c: my Athlon goes back to the shop, likely tomorrow BobS: 'I thought they were good stuff????????? BobS: NOT????????? Guy B.: Now, I know what to look for next time that happens. I still have to reinstall Win98 as it's corrupted. George: i just get beeps when it gets too hot rich-c: the original hard disc suffered a mechanical failure rich-c: on the replacement, something went wrong with the partitioning rich-c: drive didn't know where it stared or ended Guy B.: That hard drive was new wasn't it? rich-c: I could load and run Windows and programs, even access the D drive rich-c: but the disc itself didn't know where it was Guy B.: Rich, you have Win98 SE on that system, right? rich-c: yes, not to mention Norton 2002 and System Commander and Patition Magic Guy B.: Probably System Commander could have something to do with it. That's why I took mine off. It caused too many problems. rich-c: they all report even c:\format /u won't cure it rich-c: have to go right back to fdisc Guy B.: Rich, what is your hard drive manufacturer? Meeka: ok. i back. Went to get something hot to drink, and bandit decided that he needed to o outside rich-c: Maxtor BobS: ya been gone 20 inutes!!!!!!! BobS: thought you died and pigs ate ya Guy B.: Didn't you get a disk with the hard drive tools with it? Meeka: so, I wasn't exactly watching the clock George: if it gets that bad i usually write zeros to the drive and start over rich-c: I have too much data I am not willing to lose, George Meeka: you know what they say about a watched pot not boiling ;-0 rich-c: and I haven't figured out yet how to back up email rich-c: anyway, Guy, it was SC and PM that gave me the details on the problem Guy B.: What did it say? rich-c: and Guy, I've been using System Commander on this machine for years and am very happy with it rich-c: essentially, Guy, that the Begin and Start positions didn't match - don't ask me to explain what that means Guy B.: System Commander 7 is out and V-Com is recommending everyone upgrade since they have dropped support for the older versions. rich-c: I have 4.03 and see no reason to upgrade rich-c: mind you, if I went beyond Win98SE I might not have a choice Guy B.: Must be with the partitioning. Is the drive Fat32? rich-c: yes and yes, Guy rich-c: there was apparently a fundamental error made in the original partitioning Guy B.: How many partitions are on the drive and are they all Fat32? rich-c: well, because of the confusion, the disc cant tell rich-c: there should be a primary and two extended - c-d-e rich-c: and since it's a 40 gig drive they have to be Fat32 Guy B.: Well, I guess that the partitioning might have gotten screwed up. rich-c: yep, that's what all the tools say, Guy Guy B.: Were you planning to install another OS, like Linux?
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changed username to Judy rich-c: welcome back, Judy Guy B.: Welcome back Judy. George: shall i fire up the grill tomorrow? BobS: a parachute drop off the tallest building in Toronto......but without the parachute on the 'puter Judy: thanks rich-c: oh, the computer's OK - I think this was a human error rich-c: unless the BIOS remembered the old drive and the geometry on the new one is subtly different George: its going to be 65f here tomorrow BobS: naw, maybe a Gates error # 6784655432 Guy B.: Ok, I know what happened. Seems you made the C drive the primary for Win 98, but you made the other two extended. The extended partitions are good if you were to put data and programs on them. For another OS, then that's where it wrong. BobS: I like my explanation better rich-c: oh, I didn't make D and E bootable; they're data only rich-c: if/when I go to linux or something, I'll divide the C partition rich-c: that's what System Commander is for Guy B.: That's where it went wrong. System Commander now thinks those other two could be bootable drives. rich-c: I use it on this machine to have Win 3.1 and Win 95 Guy B.: Your old system has that setup, right? rich-c: no, this was all done long before SC was installed Guy B.: How did System Commander recognize the other two partitions as? rich-c: It didn't - said it couldn't work properly because of the drive error, and told me what it was rich-c: that was better than Norton Disc Doctor was able to do rich-c: the vendor tech suggested I install PM and see if I could cure it by resixing through that rich-c: I did but it couldnt, just confirmed what SC had said Guy B.: Do you have System Commander Deluxe or regular SC? rich-c: Deluxe Guy B.: Deluxe has a resizing option as well as creating new partitions. You didn't need PM. rich-c: yes, but SC is much harder to use, and doesnt have Magic Mover rich-c: there is a lot of duplication between the two, though Guy B.: Does Partition Magic have a OS boot program? rich-c: yes, two - PQ Boot and Boot Magic rich-c: not clear on what the difference is between them Guy B.: Are they both installed? BobS: and WHERE is the lovely Pamela Rich????? rich-c: yes, but not in use rich-c: don't know, Bob rich-c: I was over at her place last night and she said she planned to be on rich-c: she was very under the weather though (cold) Guy B.: That's probably it. You have two OS boot programs on there and I bet that's what is causing the drive to go wacky. rich-c: no, Guy, it isn't. Guy B.: It has to be Rich. What program wrote the master boot record? rich-c: I installed SC and PM only after things went weird, to help find the cause and perhaps a cure rich-c: fdisc rich-c: and it obviously wrote it wrong Guy B.: The drive is screwed up. You overwrote the master boot record. BobS: tha's IT BobS: OUCH BobS: backups, backups.........you say yo can read the info Richard????? rich-c: no, the original partitioning went wacky and all flowed from that Guy B.: You have to start over from scratch, Rich. rich-c: yes, Guy, that is the case rich-c: the frustrating thing is, basically, that damn computer works just fine Guy B.: Here what I suggest you do. You did make a emergency boot disk, right? BobS: but can you read the info, IF you boot off disk to laod win?????? rich-c: like it will boot in to Win98 and will accept program installation and use rich-c: I have Win98 and Norton Ghost and SC and PM emergency boot discs rich-c: Ghost, Bob, because I did an image of C and D onto a CD-Rom Jan 20 Guy B.: Ok, go to your old system. Go to Maxtor's website and download their hard drive tools. I don't know the name of it, but if you use Maxtor's tools, then you will have no problem. rich-c: I'm on my old computer now. And I'll look for Maxctor.com and see if there is help there Guy B.: Look for a program that will partition and format your hard drive. rich-c: I hope the Maxtor tools fit on a regular floppy, though Guy B.: Western Digital's is called Data Lifeguard Tools. BobS: HA! wil ANY program today fit on a floppy??????? rich-c: oddly enouigh, Bob, some very fine programs fit on a floppy BobS: where?????????? rich-c: System Commander Deluxe is one Guy B.: It should. Mine did. I downloaded the program. Ran it and it asked for a blank formatted disk and transfered the utilities and made the disk bootable. rich-c: the file viewer I prefer, Slowview, is another rich-c: well, I will certainly give it a try, Guy BobS: and if that don't work, THROW it off that high buiolding Guy B.: And the best part about this is you can divide the hard drive up and it will ask you what size you want it as. rich-c: well, PM does that for me rich-c: but since the computer is under warranty, I just might let the vendor tech do the donkey work Guy B.: Use the hard drive tools. It's more reliable and install only SC and not PM when you get the drive working again. BobS: HA! there ya go!!! warranties are great!!!! although he will undoubtedly just format it with something and you will lose all Guy B.: Exactly. rich-c: no matter what happens I will lose all anyway, Bob BobS: well then, format away!!!!! rich-c: it isnt that big a deal, remember I had just got it barebones back when it went weird Guy B.: I have to start over again once the Athlon is started up again. BobS: back>??????? like it was in to get fixed??????? rich-c: yes, you weren't listening earlier BobS: and did taht trigger the porblem now??????? BobS: guerss I missed that rich-c: the original hard drive suffered a mechanical failure BobS: ah, the 2.1???? BobS: terminal heart attack so to speak rich-c: the replacement now has a software failure, a subtle but disastrous one BobS: must be the mild winter there in toronto
(BobS winks) rich-c: no, the original and replacement are 40 gig - this is the new computer BobS: maxtor's are ususally pretty good rich-c: all the survivors in the hard disc business seem pretty good Guy B.: Why don't you make the drive one partition for now and do another partition later. BobS: can't make all the drives infallable rich-c: Guy, that is what I have in mind BobS: but they are good about replacing them rich-c: with SC and PM I can create partitions at will BobS: have sent some in and gotten different and biggger returned free of charge rich-c: except - I want my CDRW as drive G rich-c: and the only way for that to happen in to have it that way when I install Windows from it Guy B.: But, if you plan to install another OS later. I would install either SC or PM, but not both. rich-c: why? both have their merits, and they don't fight Guy B.: But, they both duplicate the same. It makes sense installing only one of them. rich-c: they overlap rather than duplicate. And on a given function, one is often friendlier than the other rich-c: anyhow I have them both, why not use them both? Guy B.: Then I would go with PM. Guy B.: I don't want to see this happening to you again. You already have a big headache with this now. rich-c: well, mechanical failures can happen to anyone Guy B.: And it happened to me two years ago on the P133. rich-c: and I think the PM/SC combo has saved me considerable grief so far on the 166 rich-c: and note it was having both that let me identify the problem on the 1600 Guy B.: Well, folks. I'm going to check the e-mail and catch up with the finances on Quicken. Bob, I'll be sending my deposit for the convention next weekend. Guy B.: See you all next week. BobS: ok guy rich-c: OK, Guy, 'night and thanx for the tips BobS: niters Meeka: ok i am going to go also Guy B.: Good luck Rich. Let us know how you come out. rich-c: Meeka, you keep trying out those restaurants for us - August is coming quick Guy B.: Bye Meeka. Bye all!! BobS: ;ok Meeka be good and tell douglas HI
Guy B. left chat session Meeka: ok rich-c: George, you still with us? BobS: OH Meeka Meeka: yes BobS: tell Doug I got the HP with the panaasonic cd rom interface today, so we have tory out those cdroms George: i got caught up in the news BobS: the guy needed a mouse and came over to get a serial one and I got the hp form him rich-c: oh, is anything of significance happening? George: its going to be 67 tomorrow
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(BobS smiles) rich-c: banana plantations at Longwood George: on the way rich-c: grow your coffee on your balcony rich-c: an outdoor orangerie at Winterthur BobS: but, how to smash up the beans........... George: they have a banana plantation at the zoo rich-c: roast 'em first, Bob BobS: ahso......... BobS: and speaking japanese.......wounder where james is tonight George: for the monkeys rich-c: and Ron, and Bair, and a few other regulars BobS: yea they are lettin us down rich-c: Ron is either in a committee meeting, or curling, I'd guess BobS: he is always busy rich-c: mind you, they're likely miffed at you stiffing them the last couple weeks BobS: naw they alright guys ya know, me mates wouldn't hold it against me......... rich-c: try us George: hey! we are losing people BobS: I KNOW ya'll didn't even miss em rich-c: well, I said goodby to Meeka and Guy BobS: BIG weather changes ahead, she just said, more snow by the weekend.......YUCK BobS: it is almost spring!!!!! George: i'm ducking bullets here in Philly BobS: bullets????? or snow flakes rich-c: big cities are like that, George George: shootout rich-c: oh, got one nearby at the moment? George: cops and all that BobS: was to Philly in 1990 to see Betsy's place and the tavern where they all hung out.......didn't seem too bad........ rich-c: yeah, the bad guys never learn that shooting at cops does not pay George: i wished they would take all the guns away BobS: well gents time for me to head south so to speak....... rich-c: anyway, I really should go check out the Maxtor site as Guy suggested BobS: Judy is off instant messaging with her sister so she is not here anyway Judy: good night all BobS: see ya next week OR sat if I can remember rich-c: nite Judy
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Judy left chat session rich-c: George, I'll leave you to your local excitement rich-c: see you next wekk or Sat if we both remember George: guess i 'll see you on Sat. rich-c: OK, will try it - nite now George: nite
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