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changed username to james james: hello rich-c: good morning, james james: how are you? rich-c: how are things with you this fine day?
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changed username to Daniel Bienvenu james: to be expected when you have two very young offspring rich-c: I'll bet - kids keeping you up, jobs, or both? james: both Daniel Bienvenu: are we the first online tonight? rich-c: bonsoir, Daniel
moved to room Meeting Place james: you're #3 dan :P Daniel Bienvenu: :)
changed username to Harvie rich-c: and before I forget Daniel, your letter arrived today and your books are in the mail Harvie: Hello james: i, unfortunately won't be around long today. i've got a lot of weeding to do Daniel Bienvenu: :) :) james: hi harvie rich-c: greetings, Harvie Harvie: How are things in Nippon? rich-c: brb - phone call
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changed username to Pam / Rin Harvie: Hello ladies rich-c: back Pam / Rin: greetings, gentlemen rich-c: hi daughter and niece
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(007 music plays in the background) Harvie: Much the same here James rich-c: what, more problems in the pumpkin patch, james? ;-)
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changed username to Teary Eyed james: well i never got around to weeding it the last couple of weeks Teary Eyed: hi lo every1 Harvie: Hello Doc Pam / Rin: Hi, Rie rich-c: all hail, Dr. D. james: and it's really bad out there. going cut them back at least Pam / Rin: Hi, Doc RichD.: Hello... RichD.: Who is crying? Teary Eyed: hello every1 Harvie: Hello Marie rich-c: is that Rie joining in? james: and i have a second smaller patch that i want to keep from going the way of the first Teary Eyed: yeppers Pam / Rin: why are you teary eyed? RichD.: Onions? Daniel Bienvenu: Hello gentlewomen! ;-)
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changed username to Yan RichD.: Richard, I have heard disturbing medical news about you... Pam / Rin: Hello, Yan Yan: Hello everybody james: hi yan Daniel Bienvenu: Hello Hello! james: yan & dan rich-c: alo, Yannnic! salut a l'ami de Daniel Yan: Bonsoir tout le monde, James,rich-c,Pam Yan: et tout le monde rich-c: why, who's been gossiping behind my back, Rich? RichD.: Little birdies, Richard. RichD.: I hope everything is okay now. rich-c: reckon I can guess - anyway, let's say I've been busy for a bit james: ok, my wife is home. i've got 7 hours until i teach and i'm going to need most of them rich-c: well, I went to the cardiologist today (8 a.m. - damn ner killed me) james: to get this weeding done. sorry to cut things short. Pam / Rin: Hi, Miyuki Pam / Rin: us too James Harvie: Bye James james: but i'm sure you'll go on without me :P RichD.: Bye James. rich-c: c u james Daniel Bienvenu: bye james :) Yan: RichD...so will you eat another cold can of chef boyardee tonigh? james: oh, @richd, i'll be sending you email soon about smartbasic stuff Yan: bye james james: bye everyone RichD.: Not tonight, my tummy is full of egg salad. james: bye pam! RichD.: I haven't had it for a long long while. james: rich, richd, dan, yan, harvie RichD.: So I got it as a change of pace. Pam / Rin: bye, James - RichD.: It was cold, and it has been hot here, so I wanted a cold supper. rich-c: wonder if my connection will survive james' depareture? james: i can leave myself in lurk mode if you like rich rich-c: odd - our side of the lake has been a bit on the chill side, just warming up now RichD.: My new office, in which I spent most of the day working, is a hot one. Pam / Rin: if you do that, latecomers will think you're still here James rich-c: it's OK, james, I'm used to refreshing now
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changed username to ned> ned>: ob ned>: BobS Yan: ? rich-c: anyway, Rich, they still havent found a way to bring my A-fib consistently under control RichD.: I have all of my furniture moved, but still need to move a bunch of papers.
ned> changed username to BobS BobS: YEEHAA Pam / Rin: Hi Pam / Rin: Bob BobS: HI KIDS RichD.: Sigh, Richard...I think a pacemaker is what you need. rich-c: hello, Roberto RichD.: Who is/was ned? BobS: finallyhome.....nephew is trying to kill me Harvie: Howdy Bob rich-c: no, Rich, that is the strategy of last resort Pam / Rin: nephew? Yan: hi bob BobS: had to help the boy with his house tonight RichD.: I think you are running out of resorts, Richard. Daniel Bienvenu: I did an update in my library named getput today... and I will probable do another update soon. After talking with Dale, I see that many useful functions can be added in my library. RichD.: But again, I am not a physician, YMMV, standard disclaimers apply. rich-c: there are techniques here you don't have in the US because the doctors are afraid of lawsuits if they use innovative treatments RichD.: Like Laetrile? :-) RichD.: Sometimes there is innovative, and sometimes there is a bit far out... rich-c: no, for example like low-voltage cardioversion BobS: heck....here the doctors are afraid ti tekk what us wrong with us..... Daniel Bienvenu: I'm in a rush to prepare my coleco stuff for this saturday. RichD.: Well, I don't want you to end up as an experiment gone wrong. rich-c: it's been well-proven in Europe for a long time, and standard in Canada for the past two years Teary Eyed: coolbe back in a few!!!!!!!!
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changed username to TO Bound Pam / Rin: Hi, Aunt Cynthia rich-c: hello Cynthia TO Bound: Hi Guys RichD.: Hello Mrs. Ms. Rin :-) Pam / Rin: shouldn't that be Homeward Bound? (musical interlude follows) BobS: both times I had the cardio version it was with the low voltage stuff////stilll felt like gettign kicked with a mule though TO Bound: well I guess so rich-c: anyway, I am to see a specialist at Sunnybrook to discuss the electrical cardioversion Pam / Rin: are you packed yet? rich-c: at the moment the department is closed down for holidays till Aug. 9th TO Bound: Partially BobS: that should do ti richard....IF it will STAYT in place Pam / Rin: leave a little room in your suitcase - I have a couple of things to send back with you BobS: took me a second time and drugs to stay and it still pops out frequently TO Bound: I am bringing an extra bag Pam / Rin: you make it sound like a dislocated knee, Bob rich-c: here they apparently do it under general anaesthetic - in by 10, out by 5 RichD.: Are you driving to Toronto or taking a bus/train, Cynthia? BobS: kind of is Pam BobS: only with yoru heart TO Bound: Via Rail of course Pam / Rin: I know it's not funny Bob but you make it sound that way RichD.: I don't know what kind of drive it would be. BobS: oh well tis what it is Pam / Rin: four hours Rich RichD.: I meant "road quality" as well. TO Bound: too sressful for Grandma Pam / Rin: actually, road quality is fine once you get outiside of Toronto RichD.: If it's all like the 401 then it would be stressful.
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changed username to Teary Eyed Teary Eyed: hi i'm back BobS: kind of forgetful and real hyped upthe rest of the day.........BTW, what's your name??????? Pam / Rin: you just drive west to Windsor till you run out of road RichD.: Stop at the Detroit River, eh? BobS: that's the drug I am on too Pam / Rin: if you hit the river you've gone too far : ) BobS: 200mmillegrams daily Pam / Rin: Rie, where did you go? RichD.: "A gramme is better than a damn"\ TO Bound: almost you can see the Ambassador bridge from our house rich-c: I'm on 3 daily first week, 2 daily next week, one daily thereafter - it is a nasty piece of pharmacy RichD.: Sounds like a steroids regimen...or a Prozac regimen...high doses at first, taper off. TO Bound: Where is Marie? Pam / Rin: Aunt Cynthia, I made the reservations for Sunday's dinner tonite rich-c: with the coumadin and cardizem and the new ones, I'm taking so many pills I rattle when I walk BobS: heck, I am on it every day......... BobS: ya dat's right Pam / Rin: so that's what that noise was : ) rich-c: yes, but you don't have COPD and the stuff is murder on the lungs
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changed username to Judy Pam / Rin: we're going to take her out and stuff her : ) rich-c: welcome aboard, Judy RichD.: Shouldn't the Birthday Queen pick the venue? (or did she?) Pam / Rin: Hi Judy Harvie: Hello Judy Pam / Rin: she sort of did Judy: Hi, everyone RichD.: "sort of"? RichD.: Tim Hortons, right? :-) Pam / Rin: I know what she likes BobS: the ONLY thing the ameodorone with ruin is your liver, thyroid and lungs Richard....................:-(\ Pam / Rin: <E> RIGGGGGGGGHHHHHHHHHHHTTTT! rich-c: no, it's dinner, so Wendy's ;-) RichD.: Alumnus worker discount? Pam / Rin: LOL, Dad Teary Eyed: poutine i think!!!!!! TO Bound: Please enough swear words Tim Hortons indeed RichD.: So where, then? Pam / Rin: (Rich slinks off to wash his mouth out) rich-c: a place you've been, Rich RichD.: I don't swear. Pam / Rin: Mandarin RichD.: The Mandarin? RichD.: Well, be sure to get the Lucky Coin, and some pennies for the fountain. rich-c: can't say one and only, since there's a bunch of them Teary Eyed: erin is that the place you used to tell me about???? rich-c: not Chinese New Year now - no more lucky coins Pam / Rin: they don't want you to throw pennies in the fountain - it kills the fish and the turtles Pam / Rin: <E> yes it is the place I told you about Rie - Chinese food RichD.: I was bad, then, I threw in a penny...a US one, too (LOL). Pam / Rin: 1.5 cents Canadian rich-c: Harvie, did you get to the computer fair Sunday? RichD.: So I get 1.5 wishes. Harvie: If you throw toonies in at least they can buy new fish Pam / Rin: we'll remember that Harvie Harvie: No I didn't rich , too busy(lazy) rich-c: pity I was wondering how it went; I couldn't make it BobS: they sold stuff rich-c: oh, they usually are pretty good at selling stuff, Bob, at good prices too rich-c: last month I got the Windows 98 Resource Book for $10, complete with CD Yan: does this fair have old stuff...or it's just for new products? Pam / Rin: do you know when the next one is Dad? rich-c: yes, the next one is Sunday August 25th BobS: then that is where you should have been Teary Eyed: ohh ok Harvie: Mostly old stuff Yan rich-c: mostly recent DOS stuff, Yan, but one never knows rich-c: no, I had other business at the hospital, Bob BobS: recent type stuff that the stores don't stock anymore????? rich-c: a certain amount of obsolescent stuff, yes BobS: bummer DUDE rich-c: got a 16-bit LAN card (PCMCIA) for my laptop - it's also a 28.8 modem Judy: what were you doing at the hospital, Rich TO Bound: Does your visit mean that you won't be coming here tomrrow? Yan: cool...I'm in the old stuff bye the way...I have a growing collection of old computers and consoles rich-c: oh when my heart acts up I have to go there because the doctors offices don't have the monitoring equipment or drugs needed BobS: cool Judy: I see!!! BobS: dad in law and I both agree......doctors are quacks............... rich-c: I have the same problem as Bob but am less advanced towards bringing it under control BobS: jsut wiht a LITTLe more insight than everyonw else Judy: was over at my parents today, Dad is doing so good after the hip replacement Yan: and I love DOS program..I'm a littl bit masochist BobS: the ameodroone will do ti Richard rich-c: yeah, if the side effects don't kill me first!!! ;-) Pam / Rin: they'd better not, Dad BobS: that IS the problem, eh??? rich-c: think I mentioned Judy, a routine hip replacement these days is really easy Judy: the drug has helped Bob big time rich-c: there's one week you don't want to know about, but here they keep you so doped up you don't know Judy: but he has been off his feet for 6 weeks so that hasn't helped him rich-c: why has Bob been off his feet for six weeks? Judy: not him was out of the hospital in a week Judy: it has only been two now rich-c: oh, your father - actually if you had a working brin you could walk from the operating room to your bed rich-c: the operation leaves you able to walk, mechanically RichD.: What other way is there? :-) Judy: he almost did, was walking on it 5 hours after surgery BobS: that's right Richard.......u\but it was a LOT scary for hime to try and walk on it rich-c: here the rule is - do not put up with pain; don't be a hero Harvie: Metaphorically? rich-c: if you feel pain coming on, yell for a painkiller - it will come RichD.: Phantasmagorically?
Pam / Rin changed username to Rin / Pam Judy: he had so much pain before surgery that maybe he doesn''t have it now rich-c: wow, he really came through well - it was 48 hours befoer I could get out of bed rich-c: well, I haven't taken any sort of painkiller for anything since I left the hospital Judy: they had him up first thing that morning and he had his surgery at midnight rich-c: and I was just taking a single precautionary pill before phsio once a day while there rich-c: oh, mine was done a 7 a.m. - doctors keep the most sadistic hours :=8 Judy: he is doing that to, I went with him today to therapy, still wants to run rich-c: maybe Pam can tell you when it was done and I came out of recovery rich-c: just so long as he doesn't take up bungee jumping, Judy ;-) Rin / Pam: <P> I don't remember, Dad Rin / Pam: <P> maybe 2 PM, but I'm not sure rich-c: I think it was likely early afternoon, but I was in no shape to notice Judy: no, we will draw that line there rich-c: anyway assuming things go routinely well, the hip operation way bdats out living with the pain rich-c: anyway, Judy, how far does Robert have the heart under control now? Judy: yes, the pain he had before is gone rich-c: and on my experience, Judy, it is gone for good Judy: it goes in and out be he feels much better and when it does go it isn't out like it used to be Judy: sure hope that is true, it is great to see dad coming thru this so well
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TO Bound confirmed ban rich-back: gueswhen Daniel left he took me with him :-( Judy: now we have to get mom to get her to get her other knee replaced
Yan confirmed ban rich-back: from what I hear, knee replacement is not nearly as satisfying as hip rich-back: a couple of our friends have had unhappy experiences with knee work Judy: it is for my mom, had one done about 2 years ago, helped so much RichD.: You sound like you are comparing plumbers! rich-back: well, medicine is still an art - don't know about plumbing TO Bound: I thought medicince was a practice. Judy: that can be also, Bob was having problems at work with that BobS: plumbing is a SHEAR game of luck RichD.: Practice makes perfect :-) Harvie: All a plumber needs to know is "poop runs downhill, payday is thursday" rich-back: there you go Bob, the ultimate wisdom netly encapsulated Judy: cute, Harvie Rin / Pam: <P> hmm I'm in the wrong business BobS: AND Harvie, do NOT bite your fingernails RichD.: Friday is my last payday as a slug man :-) <and there was great rejoicing> Rin / Pam: <angels singing>
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changed username to Teary Eyed rich-back: yes, now you go from employee to faculty - hurrah! Judy: are you going to miss them,Dr D Teary Eyed: ok i'm back again Teary Eyed: i got booted RichD.: Only very slightly. Rin / Pam: it's ok Chickpea rich-back: you too, huh? RichD.: I am glad to let the others clean up after them, now. rich-back: but you'll have to train them on how to use an Adam RichD.: And clean up with everything else, the lab has turned into a real dump, tragedy of the commons, since my last 2-week stint with "The Block O' Slug Duty". Rin / Pam: :-( RichD.: I even got in a good rant about it 2 lab meetings ago.
TO Bound left chat session RichD.: Not much effect...but it will not be my headache, but my <soon-to-be-ex> boss's. rich-back: a good rant works wonders if not applied too often - and only when deserved RichD.: I hardly ever rant. RichD.: So when I do, people notice. rich-back: see above Judy: sometimes it doesn't help but makes you feel better RichD.: Well, it draws a line in the sand, builds in some CYA. rich-back: the results in some cases may be long-term, Judy Judy: I have been known to Rin / Pam: <P> that explains my teen years :-) RichD.: So when the bad thing happens, they can't say they weren't warned :-) RichD.: You ranted a lot as a teen, Pam? Whoda thunk it?
(rich-back gives rich-back a nice tall frosty Guinness) RichD.: 10 PM on the dot, Richard. RichD.: Was Frances doing a countdown? :-) BobS: testing RichD.: BobS exists. rich-back: you havent been bounced yet, Bob BobS: ya go tREAL quiet here RichD.: I am here... Rin / Pam: Bob what is the count for the convention now? RichD.: ...though I am not going to stay here until 1 AM again :-) rich-back: well, we have folks falling off - we've lost Daniel and Cynthia, Rie and I were bounced RichD.: Ron or no Ron :-) Judy: low RichD.: Are Jack and Jean still up to having us visit? Rin / Pam: <P> Aunt C. had to go rich-back: yes - the cardiologist told me today not to travel beyond easy driving range of a good Ontario hospital RichD.: Well, my $$$ have been sent, and plane reservations made...so if nobody else comes, I will swim for 3 days. BobS: they are looking forward to it STRONGLY RichD.: It will make the convention webpage easy, just one pic of me in the pool. BobS: Jean is ready andJack is Jack......alwasy ready Yan: I'm here!! Harvie: Back in five rich-back: we were wondering, Yan! Judy: we will be there, Dr D Yan: :-) RichD.: Then we can all play water polo. rich-back: if you didn't hear me tell him, Yan, Daniel's books are in the mail RichD.: I bet this will be the first ADAMcon with no real ADAM in sight, only emulators. Judy: I don't know about the water polo, have never played but I like to swim
(Teary Eyed winks) BobS: maybe....maybe.........Dr D RichD.: I'd be afraid to try to bring an ADAM on a plane... BobS: ship it usps BobS: they don't break EVERYTHING RichD.: Heck, they drooled over my 1994-vintage Mac Powerbook in Vancouver like it was a tool of Satan. Teary Eyed: good night ever1 rich-back: yeah, just make sure you insure it for twice what it's worth RichD.: Bye Marie. BobS: ya sad person........ rich-back: nite Marie Rin / Pam: bye Chickpea Judy: night Marie Rin / Pam: have a good night Teary Eyed: rin/pam Teary Eyed: night
Teary Eyed left chat session RichD.: The inspectors in security had never seen a Powerbook like it. Yan: thanks rich...we are waiting for those ....we are eager to read it RichD.: So they had to give it the extra-special inspection to be sure that it didn't have an atomic bomb in it. rich-back: I doubt they'd know anyway Judy: bob flew with an Adam in a carry on before BobS: that doesn't take much Rich.....most of those security types have not seen much of this world RichD.: I remember Ron Mitchell bringing his entire PowerMate HD system on a plane! rich-back: from what I hear the security types are the intellectual dregs of guard services RichD.: And getting charged $75 extra because of the weight. RichD.: I think that was at ADAMcon 12. Judy: we have the oldest one in our airport rich-back: you can spot him by teh way his knuckles drag on the ground? rich-back: I'm seeing the damndest horror stories about airport security on my Autoweek chat BobS: just about....virgil is about 86 or so RichD.: Knuckles, hah, they haven't evolved knuckles yet. BobS: won't hurt you , jsut stupid RichD.: Still lobe-fin lungfishes :-) BobS: as most of them are BobS: they are too stupid to embaress anyone BobS: kl;'kl; BobS: HELP RichD.: Haha, don't wear your protest button with Bush's face behind the international red "NO" sign. RichD.: Wasn't Ron entertaining his relictives this week? RichD.: Poor man.
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moved to room Meeting Place rich-back: yeah, but they can embarrass you and make you miss your flight rich-back: whoops! is the server slow or have I fallen off again? rich-back: test
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changed username to rich-2 BobS: server slow rich-2: oh man, is this messed up now RichD.: Just slow update.
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changed username to Judy BobS: ok...i a, back jack rich-2: I see I'm not the only one who bailed and re-entered Judy: I am back Judy: what happened? RichD.: Sunspot activity. RichD.: Al Qaida attack. rich-2: wrong phase of the moon Rin / Pam: bear with us folks, we have to deal with a finicky mouse Harvie: I'm back , not bounced, just busy with something BobS: EEK BobS: mices rich-2: program runs under Windoze - that explains ANYthing RichD.: You have enough cats, mice should be no problem. RichD.: Sic 'em! BobS: right Dr D BobS: windoes rich-2: FWIW, I just got a new mouse drive for the laptop Rin / Pam: we were bounced rich-2: now Frances can scroll everywhre BobS: say what??????? RichD.: She's working as a scrivener now? RichD.: <rim shot> BobS: and like what dfid ya get Richard????? rich-2: our mouse wasn't scrolling except whre scrolling is in the program, like Notepad RichD.: A new mouse wheel for his laptop, backup power. RichD.: Mouse runs, turns generator, makes electricity. BobS: ah ......cheese hound right?????? rich-2: just the proper, latest Logitech driver, Bob
(I'm sorry, rich-2, but I can't do that.) RichD.: I thought Logitech were eaten by some other company. Rin / Pam: are you kidding? The mice around here are safe - our cats are too lazy
(RichD. gives Rin / Pam some poutine.) rich-2: not that I recall Rin / Pam: there, I cleaned the mouse and the mouse pad - works much better now BobS: ah a Logitech....doug has opinions about those
(An Adam tape drive whirs noisily.) rich-2: and I gther they are not favourable? RichD.: Clean your mouse this afternoon, entertain guests tonight. Judy: that is what dcon is for, rid mice from the world BobS: will you 2 quit "catting around' ?????????
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(BobS like playing Coleco games! =D)
(BobS mixes matter and antimatter with his bare hands, bringing the warp drive on-line so that the Enterprise can escape from th
(Torontonians have officially taken over the world) BobS: so there !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Pam / Rin: we are the world . . . . : ) rich-2: now stop the world, I want to get off
(RichD. reboots Pam / Rin's computer remotely.) Pam / Rin: : ( !!!!! BobS: too late mon
(RichD. reboots Pam / Rin's computer remotely.)
(RichD. reboots Pam / Rin's computer remotely.) rich-2: btw, wonder whre Guy is tonoight? Pam / Rin: was it something we said? RichD.: Looks like Rin has lost the keyboard, even after reboot.
(BobS gives Pam / Rin some poutine.)
(BobS creates a new action for Pam / Rin) BobS: moussing Pam / Rin: no poutine rich-2: could he be getting and overdose of Karen? BobS: mousing??????? Pam / Rin: ice cream BobS: musing????
(We secretly replaced Pam / Rin's Diet Coke with Folger's Crystals.)
(The lights sudddenly go out) RichD.: "Is that all there is?" RichD.: <cue Peggy Lee> Pam / Rin: there ain't no mo
(S) Pam / Rin: last I heard, his date with Karen was Sunday Dad RichD.: More properly, "Dey ain't no mo" rich-2: doesn't mean he couldn't have made another RichD.: And it's Wednesday now, wow, that is a long date. Pam / Rin: that's not a date, that's an elopement : ) RichD.: Anything is possible. Pam / Rin: I doubt it - Guy is not that impulsive rich-2: Oh yeah? ever tried to stand a worm on end? Harvie: She's a teacher, she'll make him keep at it till he gets it right RichD.: <snicker> Tell 'er, Richard :-) Pam / Rin: stick a toothpick in him first rich-2: thought she was a lawyer or something RichD.: Long deposition :-) RichD.: Under oath :-) Pam / Rin: she's debriefing him : ) Harvie: Could be rich , I thought teacher rich-2: I could be wrong - I have some expertise in that Pam / Rin: what - being wrong? rich-2: yep RichD.: <Pope converts to Judaism> Pam / Rin: quick, someone get this on tape and mark the day on the calendar! RichD.: <Hell freezes over> Pam / Rin: I RichD.: am rich-2: just highlight it and hit control-c RichD.: wondering RichD.: what RichD.: you RichD.: wer RichD.: going RichD.: to RichD.: say RichD.: . Pam / Rin: I'm thinking you'd better be careful what you admit to Pam / Rin: we might hold you to it! RichD.: If you or any of your IF force are caught or killed, the Secretary will disavow any knowledge of your actions. rich-2: well, it does depend on the company, but we're among friends (who know the answer anyway) Yan: I smell poutine around this chat room Pam / Rin: have you told Mom? RichD.: This tape drive will self-destruct in 5 seconds...Good luck! RichD.: <fizzzzzzz> rich-2: bite yer tongue!!!
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changed username to Daniel bienvenu Pam / Rin: (in singsong voice) I'm telling Mommy! rich-2: welcome back, Daniel Daniel bienvenu: désolé, j'étais parti sur l'écriture Pam / Rin: that's alright Daniel rich-2: did you jump or were you pushed ? ;-) Daniel bienvenu: I'm answering an interview for the Revival fanzine. BobS: JUMP !!!!! Daniel bienvenu: And I didn't realize that I closed the Spaniel applet rich-2: hey, neat-o. you can use all the publicity you can get Pam / Rin: holy '70's, Dad rich-2: get enough and if it doesnt get you a job, maybe it will generate enough interest to let you set up your own business RichD.: There is a pointed barb, Richard :-) rich-2: gee whillickers, am I getting that up to dte? RichD.: 23 skidoo, you're the bee's knees, Pops. Pam / Rin: go back a couple of decades Dad - that's what I'm used to RichD.: Far out. RichD.: Don't make a federal case out of it. rich-2: there was a time when I could have done that, but memory fades Pam / Rin: MTGG, Dad rich-2: ? RichD.: MTFBWY Pam / Rin: Grammy-ism rich-2: PM me, I'm slow tonight Harvie: Do you want good taste or good Gramma Pam / Rin: How do you spell hungry horse? MTGG rich-2: OK - now colour it and save it for Easter RichD.: How do you spell relief? R-O-L-A-I-D-S. RichD.: And Serutan spelled backwards is Natures. Pam / Rin: I'm gonna embroider that on a pillow : ) rich-2: there was a time when backwards spellings were all teh rage RichD.: Serutan, Pam? Harvie: And MOM upside down is WOW Pam / Rin: MTGG Yan: have to go...see you next wednesday RichD.: Bye Yan. Pam / Rin: okay Yan - have a good week Yan: bye bye rich-2: OK Yan, see you then - take care Pam / Rin: g'nite RichD.: So what is MTGG? Daniel bienvenu: bye Yan! Pam / Rin: Hungry horse
Yan left chat session RichD.: "empty ..."? rich-2: hungry horse - pronounce it Harvie: Buenos noches RichD.: I get "empty Gigi". Pam / Rin: or gee gee rich-2: old slang for horse is gee-gee Daniel bienvenu: @rich: I think I will not have the "hackers guides" in time for the meeting. But I'm happy to see that you received the money. RichD.: That is one I've never heard before. rich-2: why, don't ask - it even pre-dates me rich-2: when is the meeting, Daniel? Daniel bienvenu: this saturday rich-2: well, it was mailed in the Post Office about 10 minutes before the pickup arrived this afternoon Harvie: When steering horses you say "haw" to turn left and "gee" to turn right Daniel bienvenu: oh! and I will be not online this saturday for the chat because of this meeting. rich-2: I'd say the odds are about 60-40 you will get it Friday RichD.: That sounds right, Harvie. rich-2: OK, I'll go watch one of my football tapes instread rich-2: all but one of the games this week start at 10 p.m. ;=( Pam / Rin: are there any on CBC Dad? Harvie: What night do the Argos play?
james confirmed ban rich-2: yes, all the Saturday games are on CBC, usually at 7 p.m. - this week is unusual Pam / Rin: I think Russell said they have the week off, Harvie
james left chat session rich-2: not sure - this may be their bye week BobS: bummer Harvie: Then there is no football this week :) BobS: a free week ?????? with nothign to do ???/ Pam / Rin: not a Ti-Cats fan Harvie? rich-2: oh, there are a couple of the matchups that offer a bit of entertainment, I suspect Daniel bienvenu: Well, it's my turn to quit... see ya! BobS: we will be ralaxing in the sun of northern Michigan at the lake Pam / Rin: g;nite Daniel BobS: from Sat thru nex tsat Harvie: No, Argos only rich-2: bomspoir then, Daniel - see you next week BobS: nite daniel rich-2: and let us know how the meeting goes Saturday Judy: night Daniel RichD.: Bye Daniel. Pam / Rin: life's tough, Bob : ) Harvie: Goodnight Daniel Judy: it may be if the weather is not good rich-2: hey, fottball's footbal, Harvie, as long as it's Canadian flavour Pam / Rin: as long as you're out of the rain you'll be fine Judy BobS: ope we are north of it Pam Judy: that is true, but this has not been the best summer so far Daniel bienvenu: Bonne nuit à tous! :-) Pam / Rin: bonne nuit! Daniel bienvenu: * pouf *
Daniel bienvenu left chat session rich-2: the fruits and vegetables and flowers sure like our weather - our peaches are in already! Pam / Rin: Peaches! Pam / Rin: Fuzzy little peaches! rich-2: yep - got a basket at No Frills today Harvie: Bob, "every time it rains it rains pennies from heaven" RichD.: Breyer's peach ice cream. rich-2: also those little yellow plums your mother is so fond of BobS: but, but, but.....pennies aren't worth much these days harv Judy: we wish, we only get wet with our rain Pam / Rin: be thankful, Judy - imagine the dents in the RV rich-2: we're waiting now to see what the rain does for our pears Judy: and boating and rain don't go together Pam / Rin: a boat too? Wow rich-2: hey, it's only a 35' cabin cruiser, right, Bob? :-) Judy: we have plums so far Judy: not quite Harvie: But without rain how would the boat float? rich-2: the first of our tomatos showed a hint of red today Pam / Rin: ask the people in Peterborough : ) RichD.: Antigravity paint. Judy: good question Pam / Rin: hey Dad, I'm coming to eat at your restaurant : ) Judy: I picked two tomatoes at mom's today Judy: but they were really small rich-2: yours are ready to pick? we're jealous!!! rich-2: mind you, when ours do come in, they all come in in a rush Judy: not mine don't do the veggies anymore Judy: the birds ate everything rich-2: I just gave the crabapple tree a second spray to retard the fungus attack and it seems to be responding Judy: but the trees are producing fruit this year rich-2: yes, the (empty) house next door has cherry trees - the birds had a field day Pam / Rin: (puts on seers hat) I see crabapple jelly . . . Judy: we are having a problem with the magnolia trees, bought the stuff to spray them but haven't done it yet Pam / Rin: didn't anyone pick the fruit at Rita's? BobS: well spray that one too and keep the cherries rich-2: cross your fingers, daughter, and walk three time round widdershins under the full moon Pam / Rin: will do that on our walk at the trailer Dad rich-2: the Erias's did pick a few baskets, yes, but got enough off their own tree rally rich-2: problem is the other neighbour whose crabapple is very badly infected and untreated rich-2: the spores blow over and hit our tree BobS: and the buggies migrate to your trees, right ? rich-2: oh, well that's a given in any area, so no concern rich-2: no fun when she gets tent caterpillers, though, I admit Judy: we have the spray for that too Harvie: Don't fumigate, litigate Judy: it will even kill the Japanese beetles rich-2: yes, so do we, although the greenies are trying to stop us from using it Judy: have black spot on the roses, also, so we spent a fair amount at Flowerland the other night
BobS left chat session RichD.: We have Masque of the Red Death at our place. rich-2: our garden - really Frances', she does all the work - is absolutely running riot this year Judy: the flowers are doing well rich-2: the Shasta daisies are up above my belt line, and we have a parsnip up to my chin Pam / Rin: it's all the rain Dad rich-2: well as long as it gets into the pears and makes them big and sweet, I can live with it Judy: and even have the waterlilies blooming this year Harvie: Our thistles are as high as an elephants eye Pam / Rin: I thought that was supposed to be corn, Harvie Judy: they are beautiful rich-2: once they ripen, Harvie, look for goldfinches Harvie: You have to fertilize corn Judy: well, night all folks, Bob has to go to bed, worked until 9:30 tonight and is done in rich-2: I sympathize, Judy; see you two in two weeks, then RichD.: Gnite all. Harvie: Goodnight Slopsemas, be well Pam / Rin: have fun next week Judy - and stay dry RichD.: Hope your Dad is feeling better, Judy. Judy: will not be on next week so talk to you in two, bye for now Pam / Rin: and healthy! Pam / Rin: bye
Judy left chat session rich-2: I was up at 6.45 this morning and going hard since - guess it's time for me to bail too RichD.: Ouch. Pam / Rin: Dad don't forget we're at the trailer this weekend Harvie: Well ladies and gentlemen, I have much work to do so I shall say goodnight RichD.: Almost as bad as me not being able to get to sleep until about 3 AM. rich-2: OK Pam will tell your mother and she can remember ;-) rich-2: night Harvie Pam / Rin: I'll touch base tomorrow if I can RichD.: Working on computer programs in my head, couldn't stop. RichD.: Bye Harvie. Pam / Rin: night, Daddy rich-2: seems you need some shuteye too, rich Pam / Rin: g'nite Harvie, see you next week : ) Harvie: I almost never get to sleep before 3:00 AM Doc RichD.: I am awake now, but I better not be here at 1 AM :-) rich-2: anyway goodnight, all Harvie: Bye Bye RichD.: Bye Richard, be well.
Harvie left chat session rich-2: colour me gone
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Pam / Rin requested to ban rich-back
RichD. confirmed ban Pam / Rin: well, that was quick RichD.: I am about to gnaw off my own limbs in anguish. Pam / Rin: LOL RichD.: I have never cared about garden talk. Pam / Rin: would you care to repair to the Coleco site? RichD.: Or aches-and-pains trading. RichD.: I guess we could do that...it it up. RichD.: So, I guess see you there. Pam / Rin: let's go then - race ya!
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