A Firesign Chat


||||||||| Catherwood re-enters the Waiting Room and explains "This is the main discussion room which is logged each night."
||||||||| Catherwood announces, "The time is 4:33 AM - I now declare Thursday's chat log for May 15, 2003 officially open!"... and then, he retires back to the vestibule...
||||||||| Catherwood enters with Firebroiled close behind, mutters something about disrupting his 9:45 AM tree-stunting plans, and runs off to the Aviary.
Firebroiled: Don't forget to get your copies of Roller Maidens and TV or Not Tv at laugh.com
||||||||| Firebroiled runs out the back door as Mayor P'nisnose blasts through the front door holding a shotgun and shouting "Where's Firebroiled?! It's 9:45 AM and my ballot boxes haven't been stuffed yet!"
||||||||| "7:25 PM? 7:25 PM!!" says Catherwood, "Nick Exxon should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as Nick Exxon enters and sits on the couch.
Nick Exxon: Hell, yeah - I ordered my copies and received acknowledgement already!
Nick Exxon: I'm looking forward to hearing myself as a simufax copy!
||||||||| Nick Exxon runs out the back door as Mayor P'nisnose blasts through the front door holding a shotgun and shouting "Where's Nick Exxon?! It's 7:27 PM and my ballot boxes haven't been stuffed yet!"
||||||||| Outside, the 8:42 PM downtown bus from Funfun Town pulls away, leaving Mudhead coughing in a cloud of diesel fumes.
Mudhead: Hello Player #One
Mudhead: That's ok, I can play with myself...
||||||||| Catherwood leads Lt. Al Bradshaw inside, makes a note of the time (8:55 PM), then fades off into the distance going on about the waiting room or the sitting room or something.
||||||||| llanwydd sneaks in around 8:56 PM, trying to avoid Catherwood because of last week's "unpleasant incident."
llanwydd: evenin folks
llanwydd: evenin folks
Mudhead: Glad yo be having you..
Mudhead: Welcome to Rocky's funhouse
llanwydd: Rocky's is it?
llanwydd: I'm sitting here in the waiting room
llanwydd: I've got webtv and it doesn't post immediately after I type
Mudhead: I'll wait in the sitting room
||||||||| Catherwood strides in with a trumpet, plays a fanfare, and proclaims "Nine PM on Thursday, May 15, 2003 - I now declare alt.comedy.firesgn-thtre's chat officially open!"
llanwydd: it's not 9PM on my clock
Mudhead: Little early as usual Catherwood
llanwydd: a moment while I go pour a cough of cuppee
Lt. Al Bradshaw: I like the powdered sugar at the bottom of the box
llanwydd: the last inspiration? I put nothing in mine
Mudhead: Dont hog the cherries in the center, you'll go blind
llanwydd: ah yes the cherrystone pie. We spoke of that last week. We're looking for a recipe
llanwydd: I'm having French Roast (or freedom roast). Ever had Folger's Rump Roast?
Mudhead: What a fine blend...
llanwydd: Where you guys from?
Lt. Al Bradshaw: The other side, East coast
Mudhead: Mystic, CT
Mudhead: How bout you?
llanwydd: I'm in the east too. NY state, quite near Vermont
llanwydd: any hamburger on the highway, mudhead?
Lt. Al Bradshaw: Most guys here are from West coast
Mudhead: That actually happened to a school chum of mine, he was driving the delivery truck.
Mudhead: Back door opened on the highway.
llanwydd: LOL! Firesign prophecy is full-filld
Mudhead: Well, I think the boyz read it in the paper and used it in the show, it was a while ago.
Mudhead: 71 or 72
llanwydd: Funny how prescient they are, though. They predicted Jerry Falwell would run the PTL Club.
llanwydd: But what a depressing subject
Mudhead: It's scary how they've seen the future, I'm watching it now...
llanwydd: They do it a lot
llanwydd: You guys listening to anything right now? I've got jazz on NPR
Mudhead: Now if only I could get the lottery numbers
llanwydd: Listen to FST and win a million!
Mudhead: Not that funny Iraq money either
llanwydd: The others will be along any moment now
||||||||| Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto waltzes in at 9:24 PM carrying an obsidian door knocker.
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: is it any minite, now?
llanwydd: Open up, your door knocker fell off!
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: Damn Knockers anyway
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto shouldn'tve stuffed his shirt
||||||||| Gusts of wind blow in from outside and the thumpa-thumpa-thumpa of helicopter blades is heard as Happy Panditt's chopper lands on the lawn and Dexter Fong disembarks at 9:27 PM.
Mudhead: Stuffed with silver dollars that is
Mudhead: Hey Dex!
Dexter Fong: I'm down, Dear Friends...safe and alive and down
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: Dinars
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: dex
Dexter Fong: OI MY
Dexter Fong: Welshperson, Hi
Mudhead: Lemme roll one for ya to get you up
llanwydd: hi
Dexter Fong: Mud and The Action Man hisself, Bradshaw
Lt. Al Bradshaw: Greetings all
||||||||| 9:29 PM: Merlyn jumps out of the hall closet saying "I've been listening to all of you talking about me for the past hour!"
Dexter Fong: Merlyn not here?
Dexter Fong: Heh
Merlyn: And I can do it, too
llanwydd: evenin Merl
Dexter Fong: Merl: You entrance was perfect, just *perfect* =)
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: He can, I've seen it, it's not pretty, euther
Lt. Al Bradshaw: Yes, he always knows how to show up,
Merlyn: Can't stay too late, though
Dexter Fong: Euthernasia?
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: Oho
Dexter Fong: Turn into a pumpkin do you, Merl?
Merlyn: have to get up early tomorrow
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: His mom won't let him stay up
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto is eating BAD FOOD(he's a bad person)
Mudhead: Lemme roll one for ya, you'll be up well before that
Dexter Fong: Roll up the barrels
Dexter Fong: ...and watch 'em roll down again
llanwydd: My servants are in those barrels!
Dexter Fong: Gets my servants dizzy
||||||||| Catherwood escorts Ken in through the front door at 9:33 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: oi
Dexter Fong: Heya Kend^
Ken: howdy, pardners
Mudhead: Along with the dogs?
Dexter Fong: Pardoners...we're working for the Oregon Justice system now
llanwydd: howdy ken!
Ken: hot dog
Ken: dex: is that a better job than texas representative?
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: Gimme 2
||||||||| C. Simril enters at 9:34 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and runs off to the Haberdashery Barn.
Dexter Fong: K: Depends on whether you like Oklahoma or not
C. Simril: no, slightly warm cat
Ken: yam: with chili and cheese or sauerkraut and brown mustard?
Dexter Fong: Hey Cat
C. Simril: but basically watching laker game at present
Mudhead: Hi Cat
Ken: friend from texas sent me "hotel oklahoma" today. parody of eagles' song
Dexter Fong: Cat: The Nets are coming to get the Lakers =)
Ken: hi cat, congrats on the placement in awards :)
C. Simril: oh, doc told you about that, eh?
Dexter Fong: Tell us Cat...Tell a vision
Ken: yep, doc also said today is lili's birthday, and he will be late, if he's here at all
Dexter Fong: K: He's treating her to a game of 8 ball
Ken: at his age, 8 might be a little high on that estimate :)
Mudhead: Tell a Vision Tell a Vision Tell a Vision Tell a Vision
C. Simril: i have a vision. of kobe scoring 50 points and beating san antonio tonight
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: Doc has 8 balls?
Dexter Fong: K: Maybe Rotation?
C. Simril: we'll still probably lose next game though
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: No viagra for him then
Ken: ah, rotation. i've played that game before too (between the sheets, not on the pool table)
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: Pool tables are too hard
Ken: yam: i like the addition of the foreign characters, give you, well, "character"
Dexter Fong: K: That the game where you put the top sheet on the bottom and a clean sheet on top?
Ken: dex: no, you play kissie-face a while then one rotates and you play kissie-something-else for a while
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: Ken, not like I don't have enough already, then
Dexter Fong: This is a dirty chatroom!!
Ken: i'll get the broom, you get the rag and windex
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto hands dex some moiste towelettes
Dexter Fong: I'll bring my shop-vac
Ken: ooh, 20 gallon capacity?
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: Got a K-mart in there
Dexter Fong: K: Yes with an extra 10 gallon retrofit
Mudhead: I'd rather use the leaf blower.
Dexter Fong: Leaf ze blowing to us, said Werner von Braun
Ken: mudhead: i tried that once, but found that when you burn them, sucking on them works MUCH better
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: 20 KILO capacity
||||||||| 9:41 PM: Dave jumps out of the hall closet saying "I've been listening to all of you talking about me for the past hour!"
Dexter Fong: Hey Dave
Dave: hi guys
Ken: hi dave, glad you're here and not somewhere else
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: oi
Dexter Fong: Like Mogidishu?
Mudhead: ah yes the sweet sounds of a sucking leaf blower
Merlyn: hey dave
Dave: I don't know Ken, the black dog would disagree with you, but I won't let him
Ken: mogadishu is NOT a good place to be
Ken: keep that damned dog in line. throw him a bone and tell him to shut up
Dexter Fong: K: Few places are these days
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: Mogudishu is horrid this(or any other) time of the year
Dexter Fong: K: The "Oklahoma" parody, is it sendable by email?
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: fulla Somalis and failed foriegn policy
Ken: is lt. bradshaw just sitting in the corner taking notes on us?
C. Simril: i thought oklahoma Was a parody
Ken: dex: let me check the size, will report back in a couple
Dexter Fong: He's changing his uniform
Dave: watching for us to dirty up his floor Ken
Ken: 435 kb in size, unless you're nearly full, it will work
Dexter Fong: He got promoted to Field Marshall Bradshaw
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: He's Burning his uniform and turning in his badge
C. Simril: turning it into what?
Ken: anyone else want "hotel oklahoma"?
Dexter Fong: K: Send it along please when you've got some time...I've got the room if you've got a key
Mudhead: He's here tonite, he's working from my net. He stepped out for some tokes
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: a worthless piece of tin, of course
Ken: that new sit-com for this fall sounds good: the tokin' cop talks
Dexter Fong goes afk for a refill
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: brought to you buy the Department of Homeland Inscrutibilty and the Natural Guard
Ken: yam: did you see the news that homeland security forces helped in tracking down the errant legislators in ok?
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: no
C. Simril: i just saw that on us news
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: What were the legislators doing? Not campaigning?
C. Simril: you yankees keep on coming up with new hilarities
C. Simril: along with all the wars and shit
Mudhead: As Sec Anthrax says "Look up, wave" "Say Cheese"
Ken: texas legislature is 150 people, requires 2/3 as quorum. 51 democrats fled the state to oklahoma to stop republican redistricting plan
Ken: http://commondreams.org/views03/0514-07.htm
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: We're awfully funny
Ken: that link is to the homeland security story
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: Ah, political refugees!
Dexter Fong returns refilled
Dexter Fong: K: What's the URL for?
Ken: thanks for reminder, dex, i started coffee brewing a few minutes ago. will get fresh cup :)
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: You'll set yr pants afloat
Ken: earl is my middle name :)
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: as will I
Mudhead: Get me one too Ken
||||||||| ah,clem sneaks in around 9:50 PM, trying to avoid Catherwood because of last week's "unpleasant incident."
ah,clem: hello all
Ken: hey, clem/jim
Mudhead: Shoes for Industry Clem
ah,clem :)
Ken: mudhead: i'll drink a sip for you
Dexter Fong: I'd like a Kona Coast french roast double Latte with Tonga Island Cinnamon and un-homegined milk please
Dexter Fong: Hey Ah
Ken: dex: just plain folgers special roast here
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: Folgers
llanwydd: always nice to see you (AH, CLEM)
C. Simril: ah, tiny character enters
ah,clem: where's your school spirit, Mudhead?
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: I get my new computer together saturday
C. Simril: in the rumble seat. wanna rumble?
Mudhead: In the jug right behind the bar
llanwydd: in the rumbleseat
ah,clem: sure
Dexter Fong: In the glove box...wanna box?
Ken: i wanna glove you all over......
C. Simril: presidents dont go broke. they just get richer and richer
ah,clem: yes, yes I did
Dexter Fong: Dave: The Prez was damaged at birth
Ken: dave: i wish i knew who was responsible for that
ah,clem: close b close mode on Deputy Dan.
Mudhead: Im just rollin somethin here...ne1 want some?
Dexter Fong: Not responsible...not insane
Dave: god I need to listen to that again, it's been awhile
Ken: llan: that means it's dark inside. not sure i want to be in the dark with you
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: that's scary
C. Simril: rock n roll
llanwydd: over my head, ken
Dexter Fong: Clem: Not to nit pick you, but...in case you wondered..it's "Close clothesB mode"
Ken: yam: just saw the line about your new computer. whad'ya get?
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: I'm building one
Ken: dex: you need a special license to pick nits in billville
Dave: I'm gonna get a new comp soon, YAY! better than this piece of shit
C. Simril: than You can be the president
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: tting the board/chip/box saturday. I have all the drives I need
Ken: i need one too
Dexter Fong: K: Pre-requisite is picking your toes in Pokipsie (sp optional)
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: Poughkeepsie
ah,clem: Dex, don't think so, when the Dr. says it. Might be close B clothes mode.
Dexter Fong: Thank you MY..I knew you knew
C. Simril: and my ankules somewhere else?
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: Was in Goshen, today, too
Ken: the ankule bone's connected to the shin bone.....
llanwydd: Goshen, NY or IN?
Dexter Fong: Clem: what piece is that from?
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: Spained ankules hurt
Ken: goshen indiana near me, and totally overcast. no lunar eclipse for me. drat!
llanwydd: We in Goshen, yet?(electrician)
ah,clem: when Dr. Memory closes Deputy Dan for no reason, while talking to the Clem Clone
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: llan: NY
llanwydd: cool!
C. Simril: Well, close "B" clothes mode on Deputy Dan
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: It's clouding up here, too
C. Simril: from the big book of plays
ah,clem: yea, that is it.
ah,clem: tks Cat
Dexter Fong: Clem: from The Big Book of Plays "CLEM: OK. Close B "clothes" mode
llanwydd: I know it's clouding up in NY but it's been nice most of the day
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: It was nice til about 5 or so
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 10 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
Dexter Fong: Clem: Parens theirs
ah,clem: I got it from album, do not know about big book.
Ken: there was a mention on the newsgroup of putting the BBOP on line. anyone know the lowdown on that?
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: Catherwood's on speed again
Dexter Fong: Clem: Duh..not parens but quotes around clothes
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: New York is on Speed
llanwydd: it is NOT 10 oclock
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: I have 9.39
Mudhead: keep ,it
Dave: I'd love to read the BBOP, I've never read it and I'm sure it's not around in braille
Ken: catherwood is not wrong, he's just not right
Dexter Fong: Clem: contains the scripts for Electrician; How can you be; Dwarf; and Bozos
Mudhead: dont let it go
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: I should get a sideral clock for my systray
ah,clem: read back dex, you transposed the first time, I understand the spelling correction.
Dexter Fong: Dave: BBOP is not around period
Mudhead: but he's all wwe have left
Ken: what did the last one go for on ebay? i seem to remember something over $100?
llanwydd: I had both books at one time
Dexter Fong: Clem: I'm really confused now =)
Dexter Fong: Ilan: Then you been here since before the beginning
ah,clem: just check the log, you will get it.
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: I had the Mystery Joke book, which went south about 10 yrs ago
Dexter Fong: Clem: Damn! I have to wait till tommorow night?
llanwydd: well, where is here?
Ken: dex: check the log, it might be poplar and not ash
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: A hot cheese log?
Dexter Fong: Thanks Ken, and BTW you're looking mighty spruce tonight
ah,clem: well, it was just that you said close Clothes mode, not the other way
Ken: dex: if you were female, i'd pine for yew
ah,clem: when you first said it, was out of sequence, Dex
Dexter Fong: Clem: It *is* close "Clothes "B Mode or something like it
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: I generally close my clothes. Ppl appreciate that
Dave: hey Cat, I got the shit, thanks a lot, oh and I've never seen so much tape or bubble packaging in my life
ah,clem: but what you said was helpful.
Dave: and I've listened to a bit of Red Shift, cracked me up man, great shit
Dexter Fong: Dave: You can't have too much bubble-wrap
Ken: bubble-wrap is an amusing diversion when everything else is gone
ah,clem: no, Dex, Cat had it right
C. Simril: yeah, my wife's good with the bubble tape
llanwydd: what's red shift?
ah,clem: right
Dexter Fong: Expanding universe
Ken: it's when stars are moving away from you, causing doppler variations in speed
C. Simril: my new radio play, starring assorted firesigns and thursday regulars
llanwydd: I've heard of redshift
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: I have a great huge roll of the stuff. BTW was that proper DUCT tape?
Ken: or, in cat's case, a radio play
C. Simril: www.seemreal.com
ah,clem: close B "Clothes" mode. both times, for artie, and Dept. Dan
C. Simril: click on the red eye. it's not sauron
Ken: anyone here seen the new matrix flick yet?
ah,clem: my doc his pants have dissapeared!
Mudhead: Cat why do they have three eyes?
Dave: Cat, who's the voice of the "little girl" as she is refered to, is that Elayne? I can't obviously read the credits, just curious cause she kicks ass
Dexter Fong: Clem: Thank you...(I think) ...and I'm truly sorry I started this =)
C. Simril: i used some of my friends' kids. also my daughter's friend did a couple of young voices
Dexter Fong: K: Just came out today
Ken: all's well that ends well
ah,clem: no problem, Dex, as I said you did teach me something.
C. Simril: i usually have kids in my plays. like the contrast in voices
llanwydd: I directed a radio play a couple of years ago. quite an experience
C. Simril: glad to hear Orson liked his line. that's one of Ossman's sons
Dave: but it's really well done, do I need to send you shipping and all that?
Mudhead: I'd love to try that
C. Simril: did you write it, ll?
Ken: with a name like orson ossman he has to be funny
Dexter Fong: Clem: It's interesting to read the script along with the recording...makes clear some puns etc. that might have passed unnoticed
llanwydd: I adapted it. Wrote about half actually
Ken: you wrote the good half, right?
ah,clem: yes, never have done that, and take it as I hear it. Usually works. :)
Dexter Fong: The Good half and the Bad half and the Ugly half
C. Simril: was that a one time thing or do you plan to do more radio plays?
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: I had a bit o fun producing a radio play. What a nightmare
ah,clem: is there a place to download the "book"?
llanwydd: it's expensive but I'd like to do it again
C. Simril: who did you do it for? a particular show?
Dexter Fong: Clem: I suspect not.. Published in 1972 by Straight Arrow Books...one printing
Mudhead: Did you write it yourself?
ah,clem: ok, tks, Dex
llanwydd: no I got some excellent Vermont actors together and recorded. It was broadcast on a VT radio station
Dexter Fong: Clem: FST *does* hold the copyrights so assumably they could release it in some form or another
C. Simril: aha
C. Simril: getting excellent actors together is always the task
Dexter Fong: Ilan: It's funny how the less populated states tend to be really into *real* radio
llanwydd: I'
llanwydd: I'm regularly a stage actor
Dexter Fong: Cat: Thank you =)
Ken: llan: like a rocket, with two or three stages?
Dexter Fong: K: All the World's a stage
llanwydd: very true. VPR, etc
Dexter Fong: VPR = Verner prawn Round?
llanwydd: Vermont Public Radio
Dexter Fong: OF ALL THINGS I didn't consider=)
||||||||| Catherwood steals into the room, and intones "Announcing 'Elayne', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 10:20 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the vestibule...
Ken: i get one michigan and one indiana public radio station here, and have never heard radio play on either
Dexter Fong: Elayne!!
Elayne: Evenin' all!
Ken: hi elayne
C. Simril: i would never have guessed, a few years ago, that Austin, Phil and Melinda and Dave and Orson would all appear in one of my plays!
llanwydd: Very Pushy Rednecks
Mudhead: Well we have local TV cable production studios to use.
C. Simril: And elayne too!
llanwydd: just kidding
C. Simril: and about a dozen thursday night folks
Elayne: Hey Dex, my boss is away till the end of the month. Call me! We need to snap your picture to put on this site!
ah,clem: hi Elayne
||||||||| Catherwood ushers Bambi into the room, accepts a grimy quarter as a gratuity, mumbles something about 10:21 PM, then departs.
Dexter Fong: K: That's kinda like how all the major market NPR and IPR stations are...
Elayne passes the pipe.
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: oi
Bambi: hi!
Dexter Fong: E: I ain't going to that cheesy motel again
C. Simril: hi
Ken: speaking of this site, who do i talk to about getting the link under my name changed? doc? merlyn?
Ken: hey bambi
C. Simril: and other usefull japanese words
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: oi
Elayne: But Dex - Gorgonzola misses you!
Ken: damn if two cuties didn't walk in at almost the same time
Elayne: Ken, I think Doc does the maintenance.
Bambi: hey cat
Mudhead: Hi Rambi, er I mean Bambi
Bambi: ken
Bambi: hi mudhead
Ken: i'll email doc then, thanks, e
Dexter Fong: K: Please notify your Microsoft personal minder
Bambi: and of course ... hey ah,clem :)
Elayne: Hey, by the way, I have an actual Firesignian anecdote tonight.
Bambi: hi dex
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: Bambi and Ken? Hmmm
Dexter Fong: E: You've seen Paul Gorman?
Elayne: My husband came to pick me up at the bottom of the hill...
Dexter Fong: Hi Bambi
Elayne: ...and he and I were talking with our upstairs neighbor (did I mention what a sweetie he is? anyway)...
Bambi: hi elayne, illanwydd, Dave
ah,clem: that's Bambi & Clem
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: E: has he put you down yet?
ah,clem :)
Elayne: ...and this fellow who was walking his dogs crossed the street at the same time we did (Hi Bambi!)...
C. Simril: no, that's rambo
Bambi: hi to the very quiet lt. al bradshaw and merlyn too
Elayne: ...and told me how cool my Firesign tour jacket was, and said he'd seen them....
llanwydd: what hill where
ah,clem: yo
Dexter Fong: E: What!? You're seeing another neighbor and you want me to go to The Cheesy Motel!?
Bambi :)
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: oh well, it sounded good
Elayne: ...years ago at their first reunion tour when they played the Nassau Coliseum. (Before my time!)
Elayne: The more the merrier, Dex...
Elayne: llan, the hill that you have to climb to get to our apartment building.
Mudhead: Gosh I remember that one..
Dexter Fong: Elayne: You type *much* too fast =)
llanwydd: Wonder who would check into the Cheesy Motel
Bambi: wait ... I forgot compaiiero senor yamamoto ... Hi
Elayne: I type much faster after I've smoked, Dex. :)
Mudhead: Some brutus rattus I suspect
Elayne: Anyway, I love when that happens (especially in my neighborhood), people just come up to me and start talking Firesign... :)
Dexter Fong: I, on the other hand, smoke much faster after I type
ah,clem: that says alot Elayne
llanwydd: Elayne sounds like you're in san francisco
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: Smoked What?
Dexter Fong: Smoked Buffalo Chicken Wings
Elayne: Lots of similarities between northwest Bronx and hilly San Fran, llan.
Mudhead: Well, here I roll ya one
Dexter Fong: E: Oh Yeah! Name 2 =)
Bambi: that is cool elayne!
llanwydd: ha ha
C. Simril: i just typed san francisco, el. i'll be doing that a lot in near future
Elayne: Oh, speaking of chicken wings, Robin's happy because a chip shop just opened right down our hill. (Treachers/Pudgie's, so we get chicken & ribs too)
Elayne: Well, Dex, there's you, and...
llanwydd: I'm in the same state
Elayne: Going to San Fran on business and/or pleasure, Cat?
Dexter Fong: ...the elevator boy
Elayne: ...no, and... and ME! Hey, wait a minute, whose picture is this anyway?
ah,clem: is he in your family?
Elayne: Oh wait, this is no picture, this is text.
Bambi: LOL
ah,clem: so how many are you?
Dexter Fong: This picture is the sole property of Geraldo Internacional
Elayne: (Which text?) The subtext!
llanwydd: that is definitely NOT my picture
Mudhead: well I'm behind the bar. Ne1?
Bambi: of this vintage motion chat room ;)
Elayne: And seriously, a chip shop is so much better than a sub shop.
Dexter Fong: Ilan: Then your names not Geraldo
C. Simril: both, el. i'm doing some research for my new radio play and hanging out with an aussie friend who's having a show there
llanwydd: one fancy ale comin up
Elayne: Better than a chatroom standing still, I suppose.
ah,clem: so the elevator boy is in your family...
Elayne: Very cool, Cat! When do you travel?
Elayne: Yes, ahclem, he's very uplifting.
Dexter Fong: Al' right...Who's this Nel you've been talking to Mudhead?
Elayne puns worse after she smokes, as well.
llanwydd: Geraldo? over my head i'm afraid
ah,clem: my we see your passport please?
Mudhead: We take drugs preety seriously in our family too.
C. Simril: leaving here may 28th so i'll miss chat that week
Ken smokes worse after he puns
Elayne fancies an ale as well please, llan.
Elayne: Ahh, c'mon Cat, you can find an internet coffee shop somewhere in SF. :)
Dexter Fong Can you get me a fancy ale, Elayne
ah,clem: one fancy ale coming up.... rallph
Elayne: Cool! Technicolor ale!
Mudhead: ude I don't have papers, all's I got is this pipe.
Ken: why am i fading when i just typed something?
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: Spoilsport?
llanwydd: I can't seem to drink coffee over the internet
Dexter Fong: I see you ate corn last night
Elayne: Is that your pipe?
ah,clem: enjoy, it was good
Elayne: Ce n'est pa un pipe...
Ken: hmmm, maybe the : mode doesn't register on the counter
Elayne: Oops, I meant "pas." Geez, my French is rusty...
Dexter Fong: Hey!NO Frogs allowed
ah,clem: is that your bar of soap?
Ken: ribbit
Elayne hides her rusty French Freedom.
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto hands Elayne some WD 40
Dexter Fong: No amphibains of any type
Mudhead: wheres the cat?
Ken: don't let your freedom rust. coat it with animal fat!
Elayne now knows her rusty French Freedom is all about oil. Thanks Yama.
Dexter Fong: Watching Laker game prolly
ah,clem: oided beer, here here!
Mudhead: The cat is in the soap
C. Simril: yeah, i'm lakering
Ken: i've got cats all over here, mudhead. one of them is pregnant. gonna pop any day now, and there will be little ones all over the place
ah,clem: oiled
Elayne: Kitties!!!
Elayne wuvs kitties!!
Ken: e: the momma is siamese and daddy is totally black with 7 toes on each front foot. should be cute kitties
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: Exploding cats? Terroriste
Elayne feels like typing in all those stupid Japanese emoticons now!
Bambi: love kitties ... but kitties and birds do not mix well :)
Mudhead: There's a full dead cat in every bar of DEAD CAT SOAP.
Dexter Fong: K: And sure footed too
Elayne: Oh, they sound it, Ken. Please get pics up somewhere online...
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: Kitties LIKE birds
Ken: i will get pics. don't really have an online site except my tv story, and they limit posting pics, i think
Dexter Fong: MY: They're wanna be fliers
Mudhead: Ken where are you?
Elayne: With a little salt, Dex! Yum!
Bambi: yeah...they do yammy
Ken: mud: southwest michigan, almost on indiana line
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: Mine fly now and again
Bambi: that's pretty much the problem :)
Dexter Fong: Elayne: Wha??
Elayne knows a few too many cat-oriented websites...
Elayne: My favorite is "My Kitty Hates You."
Mudhead: Send me piocs
Bambi: I've seen that one elayne!
Elayne: No wait, I think it's "My Cat Hates You." Hang on.
Dexter Fong: ...and biocs too
Mudhead: er pics
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto: I need more cat snaps
ah,clem: is a funny sire Elayne
Elayne: Yes, that's it, http://www.mycathatesyou.com .
Bambi: My cat..yeah...I think that's the actual name
ah,clem: site
Dexter Fong: ...and an 8x10 matte finish full lenght nude portrait
Ken: i remember one about cat scans, where you hold your cat down on your scanner then post the pic
Dexter Fong afk for a couple
ah,clem: far too silly Ken
Bambi: lol ken
Ken: clem: my ex posted that url on a cat email list, and they went ballistic. said the cats were harmed during that process
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 10:37 PM and Compäņero Seņor Yämamoto steps out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
Bambi: wow ... were they from PETA ;)
Bambi: those people are intense
Mudhead: wouldnt you be a little traumatized?
Ken: just tried "catscan.com" and got a canadian shopping site. it's a conspiracy, i tell you, those damned canadians are trying to take over everything
Bambi: LOL
Ken: mud: i might not like that green light shining in my eyes
||||||||| Compäņero Seņor Yämamoto says "Catherwood, call me a cab." After the obvious joke, Compäņero Seņor Yämamoto exits at 10:38 PM.
Mudhead: how many eyes...three?
C. Simril: am i being scanned just for being in canada?
C. Simril: wouldnt surprise me
Bambi: make it four and we'll have two pair
Ken: catscan.net and catscan.org are both up and listed as being for sale
Ken: so, i can't tell you the right url for that.
Dexter Fong: Boom Dot Bust
ah,clem: four is a Bozo wearing glasses.
Dave: hey guys, think I'll jet early tonight, gonna do some research
Ken: i'm a cat lover and i thought it was hilarious. i guess you can get "peta"ized though
Merlyn: nite dave
Elayne: 'Kay Dave, see you next week!
C. Simril: by dave
llanwydd: take care dave
Dexter Fong: Dave Night
ah,clem: night Dave
Ken: dave: have fun, and hurry back :) catch you later
Elayne: PETA has trouble, how shall I say... choosing their battles.
Bambi: night dave
C. Simril: well put, el
Mudhead: nite Dave
Ken: yeah, any group that recommends children are better off drinking beer than milk doesn't get my contribution
Bambi: yeah, PETA was a good concept turned bad ... too much politics ruins just about anything.
C. Simril: a boy is a rat is a bad idea
Dexter Fong: Elayne: How about I call you tomorrow @ 10:45 am maybe lunch?
Dave: "forgotten while you're here, remembered for awhile, a much updated ruin from a much outdated smile" Nick Drake
Ken: dex: plan your filthy little trysts in private, please ;)
||||||||| Around 10:43 PM, Dave walks off into the sunset...
Dexter Fong: Ekard Kcin
Elayne: Sounds good, Dex. If you mean lunch tomorrow, I'm definitely up for it. I'll bring my camera?
Ken: regnad's brother?
llanwydd: what does boy is a rat mean?
ah,clem: politics... poly meaning many, and ticks meaning blood suckers.
Dexter Fong: E: ...and I'll bring my Dresser
Bambi: LOL, good one, ah,clem :)
Elayne: Uhhh... okay...
Dexter Fong: Lol Clem
Mudhead: lol clem
llanwydd: excellent, Clem
Ken: dex: did that email arrive ok?
Dexter Fong whispers "We may have a possible Winter Palace Award here folks
llanwydd: that reminds me: Pro is the opposite of con, which is why progress is the opposite of congress
Dexter Fong: K: Hav'nt checked yet...I don't do multitasking
ah,clem: another good one ll
Ken: multitasking is the art of f**king up several things at once
Bambi: yes, very true and a good one too llanwydd :)
Dexter Fong WHispers "But there is a challenger
Bambi: wow....another good one ... ken :)
Bambi: many wonderful political funnies ;)
Ken: bambi: tnx :) i'm on a roll now (caramel pecan, i think)
Dexter Fong: K: Thought you called *that* rotation?
ah,clem: it's the fun way... yippie tye one on!
Dexter Fong: ..and tie me wallaby too
ah,clem: down.
ah,clem :)
Ken: clem: saw cartoon other day, 3-4 cowboys, one says, "so none of us really know what yippy yi ti" means?"
||||||||| Catherwood escorts Rotonoto in through the front door at 10:48 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
Dexter Fong: ...and tie medown too
Dexter Fong: Hey Roto!
C. Simril: hey roto
ah,clem: sound cool Ken, have not seen that.
Elayne: Well, I'm moseying for this week, talk to you tomorrow Dex, bye all!
Mudhead: Hey Roto
Elayne: Hi Roto, Bye Roto!
Rotonoto: Dang! I thought I turned that thing off! Nude Age Industries- I'm busy!
||||||||| Elayne rushes off, saying "10:49 PM? Mark Time is almost on! Where's a radio?"
C. Simril: by el
Dexter Fong: Night E
Mudhead: Cia E
Ken: hi roto
Bambi: hi roto
Merlyn: bye e
C. Simril: they come, they go
Rotonoto: oh- er, hi all...
ah,clem: Roto is still in the naked ninties...
Bambi: wow...here and gone ... a book in one part
llanwydd: night, elayne
Dexter Fong: Talking of Michaelangelo Antonioni
||||||||| It's 10:50 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto - dead from measles
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
C. Simril: he blowed up real good
Bambi: poor yammy ... measles
Dexter Fong: Measly MY
Dexter Fong: Cat: YOu got the Farm Report film review
Ken: one of my ancestors died of measles during the american civil war
C. Simril: no cats on my farm
Dexter Fong: Ken: Ah.... all those little red marks? That was grape shot
Mudhead: not even in the soap?
C. Simril: just hogs
ah,clem: I read the log and saw I got lucky on my first visit here and got the plague. The best disease. I was so pleased I could have died.
Bambi: yeah, many folks used to die of measles
Ken: buboes to you, clem!
Dexter Fong: Clem: Butnow you're immune
C. Simril: now it's Something else
Bambi: LOL
ah,clem: we'll just see about that.
llanwydd: measles? how unpatriotic
Ken: llan: well, we were all in the south then, so that was one less rebel for the yanks to shoot
Rotonoto: doesn't our lovely topless nurse Judy administer the antidote? he gotr the question right, and ought to go on to Symptom Seven...
Mudhead: What next...Freedom measles?
Dexter Fong: Ken: Were you lumped together at the bottom of a big valley?
C. Simril: no nurse judy tonight?
Ken: did anyone take the online test about hitler's health?
llanwydd: no. did he?
Mudhead: I thought he was dead
Bambi: not, I said the blind man
Dexter Fong: That's metaphysically absurd man..how cab I test for Hitler's health
Ken: dex: you're thinking about the coal lumps. some of my ancestors actually owned plantations and slaves, etc. none of that wealth made it to me though
C. Simril: a very loud clap of thunder is reverborating through my area
llanwydd: how is hitler's health these days
Ken: re hitler: funny all. let me see if i can find that one
Dexter Fong: But you still have the maid, yes?
C. Simril: coal? coal you say?
Bambi: anyone been out to catch the full lunar eclipse
Rotonoto: rumors of his health are greatly exagerated?
Mudhead: Cat, theres a shot you can take for that clap
Bambi: we have too many clouds to see it
Dexter Fong: Roto: We got a full eclipe of the sky...clouds
Rotonoto: you don't want to count the elevator boy? Is he part of your family?
Dexter Fong: That's right, Bill Coal!
llanwydd: I thought you could only see it in Europe
C. Simril: now an even louder one
Rotonoto: cloudy here too, but I forgot about eclipse until just now
Ken: bambi: overcast here :(
C. Simril: does that mean i'm about to be electricuted?
C. Simril: where's the electrician?
C. Simril: where's the electrician?
Rotonoto: no, see it in all of eastern US
Bambi: LOL ... we do too dex .... full eclipse of the sky ... 60% rain ... that's a guarantee in these parts
Dexter Fong: Cat: He went to see MNtrix
llanwydd: you must be in NYS. So am I. Not a star in the sky
Ken: cat: when moon rises in your locale, will be in full eclipse. just started a while ago, i think
Dexter Fong: Matrix
Bambi: www.spaceweather.com has all the details
Rotonoto: Matrix Reloaded
Dexter Fong: Ken: If it's eclipsed how do you know it's full?
Bambi: want to see that roto!
Mudhead: Its cloudy in Mystic CT
C. Simril: sky covered in clouds all day. hail earlier. thankfully i only got rained on. now it's bolts from Zeus!
Dexter Fong: Matrix Redux
Bambi: joy cat!
Rotonoto: I'm far more partial to the mountains- that space weather is just awful...
llanwydd: The moon is black when it's full
Bambi: that comes later dex :)
ah,clem: Cat, you may want to shut down computer, to live to play another day....
llanwydd: and all the Chinese fall off
ah,clem: if lightning that close
C. Simril: well, considering what happend to the lakers, i think Zeus is pissed off
Dexter Fong: Ilan: What Side are you on?
Bambi: mountains are great! ah,clem and I love them too
Ken: zeus cares about basketball?
Bambi: LOL
llanwydd: the allies
Bambi: nah, he probably just lost a bet on it :)
Ken: llan: now that's "coalition of the willing"
llanwydd: I'm in NE NYS
C. Simril: yeah, ok. i'll exit for a while. mourn lakers, make dinner. come back later if zeus moves away.
Dexter Fong: You so smaht...who-a wonna Seconal War
C. Simril: by all, before i get electrocuted
Rotonoto: we don' need no steenkin allies...
Bambi: cya cat
Ken: enjoy the evening, cat
ah,clem: k see ya Cat
Bambi: hope stops soon!
Dexter Fong: Night Cat
Rotonoto: bye cat
Mudhead: Ciao Cat
llanwydd: good night cat
Rotonoto: Miao cat
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 11 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
Merlyn: bye cat
Rotonoto: (that's italian, you know...)
Dexter Fong: Ciao Cat Chow says "Hello" in any language
||||||||| Gusts of wind blow in from outside and the thumpa-thumpa-thumpa of helicopter blades is heard as Happy Panditt's chopper lands on the lawn and WCGuy disembarks at 11:01 PM.
Ken: 22 minutes now for catherwood
Ken: hi john
Dexter Fong: Hey JR
Bambi: LOL
WCGuy: Dex..Evening
Bambi: wcguy is jr and john?
llanwydd: Catherwood is giving us a lesson in relativity
ah,clem: gee ayi jo; who won the second a world a war, you so smaat?
Dexter Fong: Bam: Yes He's versatile
Bambi: LOL!
Rotonoto: hey- he knows the password
Bambi: john
Bambi: hi john
llanwydd: not responsible!!
||||||||| WCGuy rushes off, saying "11:03 PM? Mark Time is almost on! Where's a radio?"
Ken: roto: is that the old password with alan funt or the new one with dick clark?
Dexter Fong: Clem: OK=)
Mudhead: Hi John
||||||||| Catherwood escorts WCGuy in through the front door at 11:03 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
ah,clem: I'll never be tricked into telling it, it's a secret
WCGuy: Opps...wrong button
WCGuy: Hi Bambi, Mud,
Ken: chromium switch strikes again
Bambi: welcome back
Rotonoto: no! no! don't press *that* one!
Bambi: yeah, those little chromium switches get tricky
WCGuy: THIS one!?
WCGuy: THIS one!?
ah,clem: you have to plug in the female.
Bambi: always moving around on ya too
Rotonoto: no! no! your other left!
ah,clem: ah, listen to it, 'eh.
Mudhead: its a flip flop springhead
Ken: springhead, fallback
Dexter Fong: flop flip
WCGuy: Bri, what's with the T-shirt stuff?
Rotonoto: robot's rules don't apply...
Merlyn: FT is thinking of doing more shirts
ah,clem: something that has always puzzled me, since I was a sprout in Indiana
Merlyn: text is easier than pictures
||||||||| Catherwood enters with doctec close behind, mutters something about disrupting his 11:06 PM tree-stunting plans, and runs off to the Aviary.
doctec: hi gang
WCGuy: ...and they should
Bambi: hi doc
llanwydd: what's up doc?
doctec: can't stay long, just wanted to make an appearance here
Mudhead: Hi Doc
ah,clem: robots rules don't clash, at hideo nuts bolts a drome.
Dexter Fong: Hey Doc..and Happy Birthday to Lili, where ever she is
ah,clem: hi Doc
doctec: she's sitting on the couch in her living room - she's recovering from the flu - she says 'turning 52 is better than being dead.'
Ken: hi doc, happy birfday, lili
Rotonoto: dear Hideo- you have strassman's syndrome, the only cure for which is death
ah,clem: we could take on a couple of toasters or something.,
doctec: as usual, she has a point
Mudhead: Right at the top
Dexter Fong: Yep
doctec: we had a really nice meal at a swanky place up the road, the food was outstanding
Bambi: happy bird's day lili
Ken: doc: almost like when i complained to my dad about getting old and he said only "son, consider the alternative."
Rotonoto: everyone has a point (except Oblio)
Bambi: good point ken :)
Dexter Fong: K: You're Dad knows how to get young?
Ken: bless their pointy little heads
doctec: me and my arrow - straighter than narrow
Ken: dex: he's 71 and still going forward
Dexter Fong: I'm Mia Farrow
WCGuy: Dads know many things
Rotonoto: ken: and their strange names
llanwydd: get young! that's what I was thinking lol
ah,clem: give me imortality, or give me death!
Dexter Fong: Or maybe get 'em while they're young if you wanna stick it...No, that's wrong
Rotonoto: you're miao farrow?
Ken: well, i think he referred to death. being a baptist, visions of sugarplums danced through his head. no, wrong book.......
doctec: lili thanks everyone for wishing her a happy birthday - she says even though she's felt like shit all day (due to the flu) she had a very nice time with me this evening
ah,clem: you gotta start young if....
||||||||| It's 11:10 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| C. Simril - dead from The Plague
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
ah,clem: you're gonna stick it out
doctec: oh dear
Bambi: cool...hope she feels better real soon doc
Ken: doc: she hasn't been to toronto lately, has she?
doctec: thanks bambi - i'm doing my best to facilitate that
ah,clem: Cat had to quit for awhile. (thunderstorms)
Bambi: good man :)
doctec: the bottle of petit syrah we had for dinner seems to have helped in that regard
Rotonoto: doctor technical reaches around behind his monitor and twiddles several knobs simultaneously...
Ken: watch those syrahians, doc, might be next target
doctec: ken: she was in hamilton (45 mins outside of toronto) this past easter, didn't catch anything while she was there
Dexter Fong: Oh! Roto! ou some technical guy!!
Rotonoto: suddenly the crystal ball clears...
doctec: she caught the flu from me
doctec: i was down for the count all weekend
WCGuy: Been fun kids, gotta sail
Dexter Fong: Night JR
Ken: later, john, come back when you can't stay so long ;)
Bambi: LOL ... gave her a real nice birthday present there doc :) LOL
ah,clem: I see you are a sailor,
llanwydd: what's the difference between turning and twiddling a knob?
Mudhead: cya John
Bambi: night john
doctec: bye wcguy
Ken: twiddling is back and forth, turning is in one direction smoothly
WCGuy: We are all just passing thru. Night all.
llanwydd: I see
Bambi :)
llanwydd: bye john
doctec: turning - adjusting with purpose. twiddling: adjusting in a 'what happend when i do this?' manner
Bambi waves
||||||||| WCGuy rushes off, saying "11:13 PM? Mark Time is almost on! Where's a radio?"
Bambi: ah, it works
Ken: i like doc's better :)
Dexter Fong: Ken: Newtons Fourth Law of Mutual Attraction?
doctec: happens
Rotonoto: not on my radios, mate! :o)
ah,clem: leave the horses in the wagon, it's all down hill from here.
Rotonoto: t you want to hear...
||||||||| "11:13 PM? 11:13 PM!!" says Catherwood, "C. Simril should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as C. Simril enters and sits on the couch.
llanwydd: can you twiddle by arc seconds?
doctec: empirical vs. deliberate
Ken: dex: yes, isaac's younger brother, fig, said that
C. Simril: hey doc
ah,clem: wb Cat
doctec: cat is back?
doctec: hi cat
Bambi: doc ... was only a joke .. I am sure you feel bad enough about that ... didn't mean to add to that
Rotonoto: Fig Newtons constant law of semi-attraction?
Bambi: wb cat! zeus calmed down now?
C. Simril: got food in oven, messages left on answering machines, lakers totally forgotten
doctec: bambi: not to sweat, i'm a man i can take it. cat: i am making plans to go to bloomfield july 4
C. Simril: yeah, i'm no longer threatened
Bambi: glad to hear it cat
C. Simril: i think
C. Simril: i think
C. Simril: it was almost an outake from They Just Burned the Kid
Bambi: I hear ya doc :)
llanwydd: semi-attraction! cool. Euclid invented twiddling
doctec: would be nice to hook up w/ossman and westley et al
C. Simril: oh really, doc. i hope you have a great time there
Ken: semi-attraction: a fetish where you want to have sex with a mack truck
C. Simril: indeed
Rotonoto: euchlid later admitted he made up at least half of that stuff to satisfy a term paper requirement- he was on athletic scholarship
ah,clem: sounds dangerous
Dexter Fong: K: @4 on the Floor
C. Simril: oh you clid
Dexter Fong: 24
Ken: lol, roto! and we believed him for millennia
llanwydd: athletic scholarship! I'd twiddle my life away
Rotonoto: turns out the square round poet ain't all that square
doctec: i was planning on travelling to ohio for july 4 weekend (brother and other family will be meeting there for the weekend), a side trip to bloomfield is not a stretcg
doctec: stretch
Ken: i still say parallel lines can meet, if they both visit the same place at the same time
Dexter Fong: Ken: Please uncross your eyes now
Rotonoto: Kens law of inevitable convergence
doctec: CONvergence - hah
Ken wishes there was a nice corallary to that one
Dexter Fong: Were verging on Provergence
Bambi: ah, yes, convergence ... one of the enigmas of older projection tvs ... really hate those grids!
ah,clem: if you push something hard enough it will fall over. (end quote)
C. Simril: cons vs gents?
doctec: ok taking off now - lili says 'achoo' followed by 'thanks for wishing me a happy birthday'
Bambi: night doc and lili
C. Simril: happiest of birthdays, lili
ah,clem: bye Doc
doctec: in addition to her other b'day gifts i gave her a pack of cards
Dexter Fong: Holy Grid Bambi, you could be fined for saying that
Rotonoto: you have violated Kens law of convergence and will be asked to leave hyperspace immediately
Ken: bye doc, get well soon, lili
Bambi: LOL!
||||||||| Catherwood leads nurse judy inside, makes a note of the time (11:19 PM), then fades off into the distance going on about the waiting room or the sitting room or something.
doctec: she just turned 52, i told her this meant she could play with a full deck now :)
Dexter Fong: Night Doc
Merlyn: bye doc
llanwydd: night doc
Bambi: LOL! good one!
Dexter Fong: LOL Doc
doctec: y'all have a good time - see ya on the funway
C. Simril: good one, doc. i wish someone had thought of that for my 52nd
ah,clem: hi NJ
Rotonoto: ah, it's nurse judy, here to administer the antidote
Bambi: I'm only a few cards short of a deck myself ;)
nurse judy: blahuangagle
Dexter Fong: Hey NJ
doctec: nytol (zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz..................
Bambi: hi nj
||||||||| Catherwood says "11:19 PM, time for SOMEONE to leave!", grabs doctec by the collar and gives 'em the old bum's rush out the door
Mudhead: nite Doc and Lili
Ken: hey jude
C. Simril: great i was able to see doc. i didnt expect him
C. Simril: hi judy
Dexter Fong: Anyone notice that Bradshaw has been grayed out for an inordinate amount of time
C. Simril: almost forever, dex
nurse judy: hi ho and has austin non appeared yet?
Mudhead: He went to get smokes, must be lost
Dexter Fong: Non NJ or Oui
Bambi: gray and all alone on the line too
C. Simril: you havent missed him, judy
Rotonoto: he's on west coast time
C. Simril: isnt everybody?
nurse judy: i got lost through the eye of a camel
Dexter Fong: Double Golden Slahser Time
Rotonoto: they improvise a lot out there on the coast...
Ken: bradshaw is working a hot case from the cold files division
C. Simril: we do our best
Mudhead: I'm gonna go kill Bradshaw.
Dexter Fong: K: Hope he doesn't lose his temper
nurse judy: hot flies in a klein bottle position?
Ken: no, don't shoot him!
Dexter Fong: Phone him to death
Rotonoto: spam him to death
nurse judy: ring a ding ding him
Merlyn: well, I gotta cut out early
Dexter Fong: Leave it in the tines too
Dexter Fong: or tins
Rotonoto: show all his friends his embarrassing baby pix
||||||||| At 11:23 PM, Lt. Al Bradshaw vanishes mysteriously -- just as Nino the Mind Boggler predicted!
Dexter Fong: Night Merl
ah,clem: night Merlin
Merlyn: have to get up earlier than usual tomorrow...bye
Ken: later, brian
||||||||| Merlyn rushes off, saying "11:24 PM? Mark Time is almost on! Where's a radio?"
Dexter Fong: Medhead! YOu did it!
nurse judy: merlin' along
Rotonoto: later, dude
llanwydd: Phone him to death. I heard that line when I saw FST live. Is it on any recording?
Mudhead: nite
nurse judy: this is a recording!
Dexter Fong: Ilan: Yes it's on I think at least 2 recording of Nick Danger
llanwydd: night merl
Bambi: a textual recording :)
Ken: i prefer sexual recordings myself.....
Rotonoto: listen to the soothing sound of my dial tone...
Mudhead: Yeah, now I'm gonna sail this junk to Hollywood
Dexter Fong: ...and switch your long distance carier now
Bambi: no dialtones here ... one phone and always online :)
llanwydd: Man there must be a lot of Nick Danger plays on record
Ken: i'm going to a junk sale in dollywood
nurse judy: get out of your cell
C. Simril: elayne might now. or phil austin, for sure.
Rotonoto: ah, the old modem phone trick- so happen we find out the answer tomorrow, next show...
Dexter Fong: Ilan: I'd say the most frfequently recorded and performed, though different scripts sometimes
C. Simril: only 4 on record i can think of but there are lots more
Rotonoto: it's a record for sure!
C. Simril: a new record every time
Rotonoto: a boxed bonanza of hidden memories
nurse judy: and on Improv "Frame Me Pretty"
Rotonoto: raise the level of your home...
Dexter Fong: Cat: There's a Fred release The Lost Nick Danger Episodes" maybe? got at least 4 on that alone
C. Simril: my fave is Down Under Danger, that Packer did
llanwydd: I know of only 2Places, 3Faces and Missing Shoe
C. Simril: well, Bride too, eh
C. Simril: plus that TV thing, I think that
C. Simril: what you referred to, Judy
nurse judy: I'll rasie you 2 places and and one 3 faces
Dexter Fong: Ilan: Yes, those are the commercial releases, but there are a lot more floating
Dexter Fong: around
Mudhead: and the Xmas special
C. Simril: plus Down Under plus there must be some recordings of stuff i've never heard
Rotonoto: ...
llanwydd: ah yes, bride!
C. Simril: like maybe Fred's thing
Ken: you have a recording of fred's thing?
nurse judy: Firesign TV appearanc e of "Frame Me Pretty on Night at the improv
Rotonoto: ..
Dexter Fong: Cat: Yes plus a number of location recording
Ken: roto: you keep saying the same enigmatic thing ...
nurse judy: then there was frame me kitty, before cat
Dexter Fong: NJ: Frame me is rather closely related to 3 faces of al
Bambi: are you trying not to be dimmed out roto :)
Rotonoto: hey- there's no echo in here
Dexter Fong: echo in here
Ken: no echo, but narcissus might be here
nurse judy: evolved into
Dexter Fong: and night blooming wolf bane
Mudhead: brb
nurse judy: daffy down dillies
||||||||| Catherwood trudges in at 11:31 PM, dragging otonotoR by one foot and asks "Can anyone vouch for this bozo?"
C. Simril: bloomington, is that where there' giving out the mark time awards?
Dexter Fong: nac I!
nurse judy: i lost my bozo vouchers
C. Simril: i forgot what doc said. i thought it used to be in minniapolis
otonotoR: I thought I turned that darn thing off! Nude Age Enterprises- I'm busy!
Ken: we've got roto and his mirror image back to back now
Bambi: LOL
Dexter Fong: That Reggae music will drive you crazy
otonotoR: Well, somebody cut Roto off- it's like radio prison in that browser window
Ken: except for the "R", it is mirrored. find one of those funny russian ones that are backwards and you will be complete
C. Simril: bob marley was dead. as dead as a door nail
||||||||| At 11:33 PM, llanwydd vanishes mysteriously -- just as Nino the Mind Boggler predicted!
Dexter Fong: And then he recorded his (Latest Hit)
Rotonoto: ...
C. Simril: bye. consonant lover
nurse judy: corn rowed his boat off
||||||||| 11:33 PM: ddywnall jumps out of the hall closet saying "I've been listening to all of you talking about me for the past hour!"
otonotoR: I will remember that trick, ken
Dexter Fong: Well Dear Friends, time to avoid being Toad Away
ddywnall: I had to try it too
C. Simril: no toads for dex
Dexter Fong: Night all
Ken: good luck, dex. see ya later
ah,clem: night Dex
Bambi: night dex
nurse judy: how does he make his name do that
Rotonoto: Ah- that's the trick- refresh your tired browser window, yearning to be free...
C. Simril: day too
Rotonoto: bye dex
nurse judy: dexter hummled
Ken: ddywnall almost looks better than llanwydd. more appealing to the eye
otonotoR: bye dex
ddywnall: night dex
Mudhead: nite dex
otonotoR: xed eyb
nurse judy: drywall and lanyrad to me
nurse judy: lanyard
ah,clem: I am getting tired too, I'll read the log later, have a great week.
||||||||| ddywnall leaves to catch the 11:35 PM train to Hellmouth.
nurse judy: ah off
otonotoR: Get your hands off me- I'm a newsman- I gotta find out- Reeeeeebussssss...
Ken: yeah, getting late here also. i'll try bed, if the cats will allow it. next time, dear friends
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 11:35 PM and llangwyddge steps out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
llangwyddge: hi
Bambi: night ah,clem
otonotoR: bye
Bambi: and everyone ... need rest here too
||||||||| Around 11:36 PM, otonotoR walks off into the sunset...
nurse judy: was it something I said?
llangwyddge: night clem
ah,clem :)
Bambi: so gonna sign off for now ... great to see you all!
Rotonoto: pesky mirrors
Ken: not at all, judy, the clock talked to me
Rotonoto: bye dear forest creature...
||||||||| "11:36 PM? I'm late!" exclaims llangwyddge, who then runs out through the Freedom doors and down through the garden.
||||||||| At 11:37 PM, ah,clem vanishes mysteriously -- just as Nino the Mind Boggler predicted!
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 11:37 PM and llanwydd steps out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
Rotonoto: watch out for hunters and spammers...
Ken: boing!
Bambi: thanks roto!
||||||||| Ken says "Catherwood, call me a cab." After the obvious joke, Ken exits at 11:37 PM.
llanwydd: I'm all better now
Bambi: will do ;)
Bambi: night :)
Rotonoto: like lemmings, my terrific feelings for it
Bambi waves goodnight to all
nurse judy: is cat out of the bag?
||||||||| At 11:37 PM, Bambi vanishes mysteriously -- just as Nino the Mind Boggler predicted!
Mudhead: Clem, dont be mean to Bambi, she likes it that way
llanwydd: night bambi
llanwydd: I'm not mean to bambi
nurse judy: like a deer in the headlights
Rotonoto: you mean - bambi!
Mudhead: I'm not mean to Bambi
nurse judy: know any dick jokes?
Rotonoto: what you don't mean can't hurt you?
llanwydd: Why did Cheney cross the road?
Rotonoto: this is my friend Jacques, one of my most ardent supporters?
Rotonoto: despite the fact he is french?
C. Simril: frere, uh, jock, uh?
nurse judy: to have a heart attack on the other side?
Rotonoto: he needed to take a wicked whiz and the limo was late?
Mudhead: simulate the eclipse, turn off your monitor
llanwydd: good one muddy
C. Simril: maybe that's what caused the electrical storm here. the eclipse
Rotonoto: set up a small motorized clothesline and have it draw a piece of construction paper ascross your monitor screen
nurse judy: wow, it really works
Mudhead: ok, turn em back on
Rotonoto: look at them spin now!
Mudhead: somethings wrong with this plan
C. Simril: you had to put the balls on the other side
Rotonoto: eh? what what what?
nurse judy: my eclispe collapsed
C. Simril: too many balls. not enough sides
Rotonoto: film at eleven...
Mudhead: Folks..you can turn on now
nurse judy: my nimble fingers weaved a cloth of deception
Rotonoto: yeah turn your monitors back on- it's real echoy in here
C. Simril: i dont really want to turn my lizards on. i'm afraid they'll eat me
llanwydd: Well, I have to get to the Black Hole before it closes. Should be open till midnight
Mudhead: I'm turned on
llanwydd: tell phil I said hi
C. Simril: or low
nurse judy: throw a towel over it
llanwydd: night all
Mudhead: I'll do some push ups
Mudhead: Nite
Rotonoto: a cloth of deception? is that a more deluxe version of 'tissue of lies'?
nurse judy: take a cold shower you dirty dog
Mudhead: How far would you like me to take it?
nurse judy: to the limit one more time
Rotonoto: well, just far enough so's we can say we've been there, frank
Rotonoto: "he moaned softly, whirled around, and punched a hole in the plate glass window with his fist..."
nurse judy: a kleenex of lies fully blown
C. Simril: off we drift
C. Simril: you youse next week
C. Simril: keep on punching
Rotonoto: you leavin' cat? see ya later
nurse judy: i'm crashing bore
Rotonoto: hey guise- I'm fadin' fast myself...
||||||||| Catherwood escorts drjawn in through the front door at 11:53 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
Rotonoto: so I must eclipse my monitor...
drjawn: Oh
drjawn: I am too late
nurse judy: good night phil, where ever you are!
drjawn: I must be going
Rotonoto: several bozos would differ with you...
drjawn: differing bozos? who cares
Mudhead: gnite Judy
Rotonoto: roto is fading fast, nite all...
Mudhead: gnite Roto
Rotonoto: be back next firetime...'
nurse judy: or where ever you aren't which, is here
Rotonoto: Reeeebusssss...!
||||||||| "Hey Rotonoto!" ... Rotonoto turns, and sees Bradshaw approching with the handcuffs, and is dragged away, screaming "it's only 11:56 PM, I don't have to go yet!"...
||||||||| Catherwood enters with Freq Man close behind, mutters something about disrupting his 11:57 PM tree-stunting plans, and runs off to the Aviary.
Mudhead: Well bozo's and boozoettes heres to Tommy Chong for gettin busted for makin glass bongs
Freq Man: You mean those were for pot????
Freq Man: slow night...
drjawn: sorry Nurse
Mudhead: Sec Anthrax busted him, made him look up, smile and say Cheese
drjawn: had my crosses wired
nurse judy: Chong's Bongs
drjawn: *wavies*
||||||||| drjawn leaves to catch the 12:00 AM train to Hellmouth.
||||||||| It's 12:00 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| C. Simril - dead from the fiddlers
||||||||| Dexter Fong - dead from pneumonia
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
Mudhead: I've actually bought one, they work great. Its autographed and everything
Freq Man: Gee... was it something I said?
||||||||| Catherwood walks in wearing his pyjamas, yawns, and mumbles "It's midnight here in New York city"...then he falls over and starts snoring loudly..
nurse judy: that's a federal offense
Freq Man: you're under a dress
nurse judy: maybe he can make them in prison
Mudhead: wuldnt that be ironic
Freq Man: No man... it's an ashtray...
nurse judy: he should have signed them connie Chung
Freq Man: Stoned Phillips...
nurse judy: we used to bong bahng and bang chung
||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood pipes up: "12:05 AM and late as usual, it's klokwkdog, just back from Billville."
nurse judy: or was it wang chung and bang a gong
Freq Man: And I bet you have the scars to prove it... Well dear friends... I just dropped in to see who's around the camp-fire... now I must fade off into the moonset ... Adios
klokwkdog: nite freq
Freq Man: Hello I must be going... hehehehe
Mudhead: nite Freq
klokwkdog: gee, I thought FST guys came out after vampire hour...
nurse judy: sing waheelah
Mudhead: I too have lasted since before the beginning, I'm gonna go stare at the eclipse and see if I go blind
klokwkdog: it's looking good...
klokwkdog: the odds being offered say Moon God will survive this one...
nurse judy: it's raining here can't see a thing
klokwkdog: you can go to APOD and look at this week's pictures of the Mercury transit of the sun...
||||||||| It's 12:10 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| llanwydd - dead from measles
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
nurse judy: are we offering our odds to the gods?
klokwkdog: Mercury and Venus are a bit small to blot out the sun unless you're close enough to, like, fry anyway
Mudhead: I'd like fries with that please
klokwkdog: no, Las Vegas was offering what IMO pretty poor odds Sun God would consume Moon, gone forever, etc.
klokwkdog: http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/ap030513.html
nurse judy: i'll take those odds and raise you 3 clods, of earth
Mudhead: well I gotta go, g'nite dear friends
klokwkdog: nite Mud, following u
klokwkdog: oooh, it was last week: http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/ap030508.html
klokwkdog: nite all
||||||||| Mudhead rushes off, saying "12:13 AM? Mark Time is almost on! Where's a radio?"
klokwkdog: watch out for those moon snakes, now
klokwkdog: what's a radio?
||||||||| klokwkdog departs at 12:13 AM, singing "Toad away, toad away; toad away, toad away! Where do you go when you're toad away?"
nurse judy: is there anyone out there?
||||||||| At 12:15 AM, nurse judy vanishes mysteriously -- just as Nino the Mind Boggler predicted!
||||||||| Catherwood leads Luger Axehandle inside, makes a note of the time (12:17 AM), then fades off into the distance going on about the waiting room or the sitting room or something.
Luger Axehandle: thans Catherwood
Luger Axehandle: Looks like all the melted candles have been eaten and everyone is leaving
Luger Axehandle: Has Doc Tech been by this pm does anyone know?
||||||||| It's 12:20 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Freq Man - dead from the fiddlers
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
Luger Axehandle: adieu mon ami. anon
||||||||| It's 12:30 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Luger Axehandle - dead from the fiddlers
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| "2:03 AM? 2:03 AM!!" says Catherwood, "klokwkdog should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as klokwkdog enters and sits on the couch.
klokwkdog: kwd, but no ken? i wz miss lead
||||||||| Catherwood escorts Ken in through the front door at 2:07 AM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
Ken: hey, took a long time to load. i'm setting up a permanent partition for this now
klokwkdog: yeah, disadvantage of CD-only
Ken: is this working?
klokwkdog: no, it's failing horribly - can't you see all the foreign characters?
Ken: ok, i guess i have to manually refresh this every time i want it to change
klokwkdog: i think the browser contents really, really have to want to change...
Ken: trying to reset the config here in this room, see if that works
Ken: foreign characters? no, i only see american characters (you and me....)
klokwkdog: aaaagh! I'm turning green! change me bak!
klokwkdog: you just missed Fu Manchu, not to mention that funny english 'l' with the slash thru it and the wal-mart smiley and...
Ken: ok, i answered one of my own questions i wrote to you. i can't even get the linux version of aim until i had a permanent partition set up. now that i do, i can just go to download.com and find aim, save to my drive? it automatically knows where to put it?
Ken: and before i lose you, how to i get out of here when i'm done? i'm guessing ctrl-alt-del won't do anything
klokwkdog: i have honestly never done it, Ken; don't use AIM much; will log off AIM now then
klokwkdog: isn't there an 'exit' on the start menu?
Ken: i don't even know where the "start" menu is!
klokwkdog: same as in Win
Ken: browser came up automatically or i wouldn't even have been here
Ken: ok, i found a "logout"
klokwkdog: there is a big KDE 'K' in the l. left corner
klokwkdog: that is same as the Start menu box
Ken: i'm in konqueror (automatically) but i see mozilla is already has an icon on here
klokwkdog: everything got an icon on there ;-))
klokwkdog: six browsers, four WPs, three spreadsheets, five solitaires, eight mahjonggs, etc.
klokwkdog: plus that EYE looking at you all the time; it's creepy, like LOTR or something
klokwkdog: late at night, sometimes, I think it follows me as I move around in the room
Ken: ok, just found aim/linux, but it saved to ramdisk. is that on the partition i just created or only in memory now? i know i'm asking a bunch of dumb questions....
Ken: but i'm a newbie :)
Ken: i should find a web page that explains "linux for extreme dummies" and read it first
klokwkdog: sorry, I don't use Knoppix much and never save. i think you have to switch it manually - should show your partitions and they are read-only to avoid wrecking your C: or something. So you have to right-click it and the menu says "read-write" or something but BE CAREFUL
klokwkdog: partitions show as WIN_C folders on your desktop, etc. I think "RAMdisk" means ezzactly what it says: gone when you leave Knoppix
||||||||| Gusts of wind blow in from outside and the thumpa-thumpa-thumpa of helicopter blades is heard as Happy Panditt's chopper lands on the lawn and ken-mozilla disembarks at 2:20 AM.
ken-mozilla: how can i be here twice when i don't know anything at all?
ken-mozilla: ok, this one refreshes automatically
klokwkdog: how, um, refreshing
ken-mozilla: i did check the drive and found the one with the most space available, recognized it as my dos/win "g" from the folders on it. had 10G free, i stole 4G for this
klokwkdog: I thought the FST guys showed up late at night...
||||||||| Ken leaves to catch the 2:21 AM train to Hellmouth.
klokwkdog: 4G?
klokwkdog: or 4M?
ken-mozilla: sometimes they do, but they leave when everyone else does
ken-mozilla: 4G. you never know how much space you need :) and i don't have a real use for it in win/dos, plus other drives have free space
klokwkdog: with 4G, you could install a distribution...oh, but you had trouble with that b4
ken-mozilla: yeah, but now i know this works, so i might just do that
klokwkdog: glad one of them would run, anyway
klokwkdog: lets you get a "taste" and decide if the whole thing is worthwhile
ken-mozilla: i tried this at 1280x1024 but all that happened was all the lights on my monitor started blinking and blank screen. so i have it in 800x640. just not like i'm used to, but i can handle it
klokwkdog: without committing anything except time and (in ur case) some wee effort
ken-mozilla: i haven't even tried the other one yet, this was first out, so i started with it
ken-mozilla: hell, i've got loads of time. goes with the unemployed territory
ken-mozilla: the other one=suse v8.0
klokwkdog: video drivers are by volunteers and are hampered by vendor secrecy; sometimes they only go to the interests or hardware the volunteers have
ken-mozilla: went to hdb-5 (my "g" drive) and nothing relating to linux shows at all
ken-mozilla: i have older 15" monitor here, might not be enough people using it to worry about it
klokwkdog: oh, what I meant was, you can write to your win c drive, but you first have to disable its read-only attribute that is "protecting" you from yourself
klokwkdog: (or d or e, etc.)
ken-mozilla: ok, found place where root shows, just a bunch of folders that might be on the cd
klokwkdog: my understanding is that Knoppix runs entirely in RAM/CD.
klokwkdog: so you can use it on anyone's machine w/o frying anything
ken-mozilla: i'll not keep you unless you have absolutely nothing better to do. if this "protects" me then i can fool around and do lots of stuff. i might even look for my old linux cd that has partition manager/boot manager on it and see if i can use only that portion of it
klokwkdog: but also without being able to save anything
klokwkdog: unless you know the trick.
klokwkdog: that screen that came up at the beginning has some Frequently Asked Questions and cheat codes that allow you to do more with Knoppix
klokwkdog: remember, you have cable modem and late at night, a 650 MB CD's worth takes 40 min. to 1.5 hr. depending on your speed
klokwkdog: grade
ken-mozilla: working now, wouldn't work while i had window open with contents of directory showing
ken-mozilla: yes, i did the f2 key and found how to load my wheelmouse, etc.
ken-mozilla: i usually learn pretty quickly, this is enough like dos/windows that i'm not intimidated, but enough differences that i don't know what i'm doing either
ken-mozilla: i see this has the mail portion of mozilla too. do you know if it will use my windows file preferences if i tell it where to look?
klokwkdog: yeah, well if, say, your WIN_C is there as an icon, you might be able to right-click it and farble the read-write thing on the menu, but make sure u know what you're doing when you copy something there then. ;-)
ken-mozilla: i'll not try anything else until i exit here, reboot in windows and check my disk to see what's there now. i guess i could see that the size of "g" shrunk even if i can't access the linux "drive" from there
klokwkdog: you have a directory for yourself called /home/ken or whatever - should be an icon along the bottom or on desktop to force open a konquerer window showing it
ken-mozilla: mine are only called "hda" and "hdb-1", "hdb-2", etc.
klokwkdog: OK. that's linux-speak for partitions
ken-mozilla: my "a" drive is only "c". my "b" drive is "d" through "g"
ken-mozilla: i just have to learn some new jargon
klokwkdog: if you add a new drive to your PC under Win, you might have had C:, D:, E: and after adding, the new drive's C: becomes D:, etc. Very confusing if you have primary partitions on the new drive (which is usual if you're cramming it in to work on it from another machine that uses it to boot Win)
klokwkdog: linux is very logical: the IDE drives are hda hdb hdc, etc.
ken-mozilla: well, it's after 2am here, time flies, so i think i'll let you go. i will play around with this tomorrow and give you an update by email
ken-mozilla: yeah, i had the problem when i partitioned that what i thought should be d was e, etc., found a freeware "letter assigner" that runs before anything else loads
klokwkdog: partitions on hda go hda1, hda2 hda3, etc. with the four possible primaries first, then the logicals and adding another physical drive does NOT screw up that order!
ken-mozilla: so even though e is the 2nd partition in dos and windows, it's actually the 4th on the drive, etc.
ken-mozilla: i was surprised that everything worked as soon as i booted here, didn't have to do anything with network card/router/cable modem. it was just "there"
klokwkdog: it's better to have an OS where that is fixed to begin with rather than throwing fix programs at it that may not work in XP, etc.
klokwkdog: yeah, I liked that part of Knoppix; don't get complacent, some installable Linuxes can still be bears about that ;-)
ken-mozilla: i'm not worried about xp, will never run it on this machine. i would like to buy new one, which probably WILL have xp, but i'll just take my 2nd hard drive and move it to new one when it happens
klokwkdog: mandrake is not bad: http://www.mandrakelinux.com/en/ftp.php3
ken-mozilla: there are 3 machines here, the newest one might boot from cd, might try this and/or suse from there
klokwkdog: yeah, I'm sweating an XP right now: won't install on a kick-ass new m/b
ken-mozilla: ok, wrote that down. saving as bookmark wouldn't help me in windows, i can't even save it as text file, so good old paper and pen to the rescue
klokwkdog: if you face lengthy d/l due to your modem being throttled or something, let me know, I have images already for latest Mandrake and Red Hat
klokwkdog: oh, just go to "mandrake.com" and wander around
ken-mozilla: i shouldn't have a problem if i set it up to download when i go to bed, the neighbors will not be holding me back at all (i hope)
ken-mozilla: ok, i'm fighting the yawns here, so i'm outta here. thanks for help :) will let you know more later
klokwkdog: there's someplace you can run a speed test, but I just look at d/l rate for a full 650 mb CD image. 42 minutes was best so far
ken-mozilla: i have a speed test bookmarked in windows, but you can't get there from here
klokwkdog: you have a slight problem in that most distributions (aside these 1-CD setups) involve three full CDs
ken-mozilla: i'm nominal 256k, best i've seen is 230
ken-mozilla: i'll do it 3 nights in a row if needed :)
klokwkdog: 256K bits or bytes. bytes ain't bad
klokwkdog: be warned SuSE CD is not compressed, so is a bit spartan compared to Knoppix
ken-mozilla: bits, i think. netscape 7 took me about 15 minutes or roughly 2M/min
klokwkdog: nite
ken-mozilla: later, tnx again
||||||||| At 2:45 AM, klokwkdog vanishes mysteriously -- just as Nino the Mind Boggler predicted!
||||||||| ken-mozilla rushes off, saying "2:45 AM? Mark Time is almost on! Where's a radio?"
||||||||| Catherwood enters, and announces to all and sundry "It's 4:32 AM, time to change the log file and clean out unused rooms; please log off for a minute or two. Thank you for your patience."

The Evening's Participants:
C. Simril
Compaņero Seņor Yämamoto
Dexter Fong
Freq Man
Lt. Al Bradshaw
Luger Axehandle
Nick Exxon
nurse judy
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