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 October 09, 2003 officially open!"... and then, he retires back to the vestibule...
||||||||| Catherwood enters with THE FAQ IS HERE close behind, mutters something about disrupting his 6:24 AM tree-stunting plans, and runs off to the Aviary.
||||||||| THE FAQ IS HERE walks away to I WANT FAK YOU LIDDY.
||||||||| 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 iWANT FAK YOU LIDDY disembarks at 6:29 AM.
||||||||| iWANT FAK YOU LIDDY sneaks away to Public Address System...
||||||||| 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 W.C. disembarks at 10:36 AM.
W.C.: Of course! Of course, it was a jackel-headed woman with her eyes akimbo, a King sitting sideways on his throne, adrip with gold, chipped nose up-lifted -- thusly! All engraven that refreshes, a tale told by an idiot, and the head of a Fox!
||||||||| "Hey W.C.!" ... W.C. turns, and sees Bradshaw approching with the handcuffs, and is dragged away, screaming "it's only 10:36 AM, I don't have to go yet!"...
||||||||| 1:52 PM: Merlyn LeRoy jumps out of the hall closet saying "I've been listening to all of you talking about me for the past hour!"
Merlyn LeRoy: Just coming in early, because I'll be on a plane heading for London later on.
Merlyn LeRoy: I hope the automatic posting software works while I'm gone...
Merlyn LeRoy: See you next Thursday (not to be confused with See You Next Wednesday)
||||||||| 1:53 PM -- Merlyn LeRoy left for parts unknown.   (Entry from Nick Danger's "Idiots I Have Been Paid To Follow").
||||||||| Catherwood strides in with a trumpet, plays a fanfare, and proclaims "Nine PM on Thursday, October 09, 2003 - I now declare alt.comedy.firesgn-thtre's chat officially open!" -- then he looks around at the empty room, looks at his watch, and mumbles "...am I early?"
||||||||| Outside, the 9:19 PM downtown bus from Funfun Town pulls away, leaving Charles Foster Dudley coughing in a cloud of diesel fumes.
||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood pipes up: "9:21 PM and late as usual, it's cease, just back from Billville."
Charles Foster Dudley: It's the case of the missing plot!
||||||||| Charles Foster Dudley says "Catherwood, call me a cab." After the obvious joke, Charles Foster Dudley exits at 9:21 PM.
cease: aha
||||||||| Catherwood ushers Dr. Headphones into the room, accepts a grimy quarter as a gratuity, mumbles something about 9:22 PM, then departs.
Dr. Headphones: hey cat
cease: i decided not to go to class tonight. too far to drive with one arm damaged
cease: i seem to have just mr. dudley
Dr. Headphones: what happened to the arm?
cease: surgery on it yesterday
Dr. Headphones: nothing real serious i hope
cease: skin cancer. the 2nd operation. the first didnt get it all out
cease: more of an annoyance than i threat, i think
||||||||| Elayne enters at 9:24 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and runs off to the Haberdashery Barn.
Dr. Headphones: i hope it was successful this time. my dad has dermatologist appt. every month for that reason
Dr. Headphones: hey el
Elayne: Hi Dr H, Cat!
cease: hi el
||||||||| Catherwood ushers Weapons of Mass Yamamoto into the room, accepts a grimy quarter as a gratuity, mumbles something about 9:24 PM, then departs.
Elayne: Oh dear, Cat, hope all comes out clear this time.
Dr. Headphones: hey, wmy
cease: hi yammie
Elayne: Hi Yam!
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: oi
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: henno
Dr. Headphones: i will say, yam, that you come up with some intriguing names :)
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: I'm an Intriguing guy
Dr. Headphones: on that subject, anyone with access to pbs should watch frontline tonight. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/truth/
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: Just a Modern Guy you might say
cease: yes i'll be watching that
Dr. Headphones: from what i read earlier about this show, should be required viewing for every american voter (especially those wacky republicans)
Elayne: Robin's watching it now, Dr. H
cease: just watching the depressing kobe bryant news
Elayne: He's talking about the wood-looting.
Dr. Headphones: comes on here at 10, so i will leave the chat to devote 100% attention to it
Dr. Headphones: ah, e, i'm delayed here, i guess. i have 2 pbs stations to choose from, both air at 10pm
cease: i'm taking a break from student life to chat with y'all be we head off for nihon
Dr. Headphones: cat: a spate of quakes there lately, are you going to the danger zone? or is all of it a quake area?
cease: actually we are. we start out in sapporo, which is a quakin town these days
Dr. Headphones: that's one natural phenomenon i have never experienced. and i can't say i want to, either
cease: we had em all the time when i lived near tokyo.
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: Shake and Bake and Quake. We had a 5.0 in NY last yr
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: Got used to em in CA
Elayne: When do you leave, Cat?
cease: 29th
Dr. Headphones: i was real surprised a couple of years ago when i went to memphis. they have a large (6-8 pages) section on quakes in their "info" section of the phone book. i couldn't understand it until i asked and they told me about the new madrid quake in very early 1800s. made the miss. river flow backwards
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: It kept the wolves awake, too
Elayne: I'm more concerned with CA quakes, particularly San Fran, the next Big One is way overdue.
Dr. Headphones: what really scares me more than anything else with the natural stuff is the way yellowstone is one giant caldera and it's heating up and starting to move now
cease: only michael moore book i've read. must read more
Dr. Headphones: it goes off every 600k years and it's way overdue now
Dr. Headphones: cat: he's got a new one out now, can't remember name
cease: yes i've read excerpts from it on line
cease: i was referring to The Big One, his first
Dr. Headphones: he's sometimes slightly abrasive, but on the whole, i like his style
Elayne: Well, I just dropped out to say hello. I'm going back to the Yankees-Sox game now. :)
Elayne: Next week, all!
Dr. Headphones: ok, e
||||||||| Elayne says "Catherwood, call me a cab." After the obvious joke, Elayne exits at 9:35 PM.
cease: by el
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: A slight abrasive is just what the Doctor ordered
Dr. Headphones: if i were a baseball fan, i'd probably be worked up this year. i hear the world will end when chicago meets boston in the series. one of the prophecies from the bible :)
cease: i will be quite pleased
||||||||| Catherwood trudges in at 9:37 PM, dragging klockwkdog by one foot and asks "Can anyone vouch for this bozo?"
Dr. Headphones: hi klock, what's with the extra "c"?
klockwkdog: steve goodman would be pleased
klockwkdog: hmm, yeah, I better redo myslef
cease: isnt he dead?
||||||||| 9:38 PM -- klockwkdog left for parts unknown.   (Entry from Nick Danger's "Idiots I Have Been Paid To Follow").
||||||||| 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 klokwkdog disembarks at 9:38 PM.
Dr. Headphones: ah, normality.
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: Better
klokwkdog: yeah, but one of his last was "A Dying Cub's Fan's Lament
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: Thought you has spell-czecher induced guilt
cease: i have that!
klokwkdog: er, "A Dying Cubs Fan's Lament". sorrri
klokwkdog: give details be specific
Dr. Headphones: speaking of cubs, how's roy doing? last i heard, not well
cease: on a cd of baseball tunes and oddities
klokwkdog: guilt or the recording, Cat?
Dr. Headphones: you want recorded guilt? get some klesmer :)
klokwkdog: LOL
klokwkdog: klezmer
cease: for some reason it only plays the first few tunes though. something bad happened to it
Dr. Headphones: wasn't sure of the spelling, flipped a coin, got "s"
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: it's "Z" anyway
Dr. Headphones: i could have googled it, but what's a mizspelling amung freendz?
klokwkdog: check for holes; that's bad (hold CD to the light, see how much comes thru any holes in the label). Scratches on the plastic side, if they are bad enough to hurt play, can be overcome
cease: orzed as we say up here
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: you will over come!
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: Zed, yes
Dr. Headphones: reminds me of ouzo. some NASTY stuff
Dr. Headphones: zed leppelin
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: Jet fuel
klokwkdog: Zed Zeppelin
||||||||| "9:43 PM? 9:43 PM!!" says Catherwood, "Dexter Fong should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as Dexter Fong enters and sits on the couch.
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: I say Zed if I don't think about it
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: oi
klokwkdog: pre-departure Ash! welcome
Dexter Fong: Evening Just Folks
Dr. Headphones: the peripatetic dex hath arrived :)
klokwkdog: all these early arrivals who are going away somewhere (if only to watch TV ;-)
Dr. Headphones: dex: according to bible, the rain falls on the just and the unjust alike
||||||||| llanwydd sneaks in around 9:44 PM, trying to avoid Catherwood because of last week's "unpleasant incident."
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: Hey he called ya pathetic, pal
cease: must go pay carpenter
Dr. Headphones: and mr. llan also. we're being deluged with 'em
llanwydd: howdy
Dr. Headphones: cat: richard or karen?
Dexter Fong: Ken: According to Mark Twain, the rich and the poor both get hot and cold
klokwkdog: evening
klokwkdog: neither, just the evil dude at the door with a saw, crying like an orphan in the rain that falls on the just and the unjust alike
Dexter Fong: Klok: Got your technical bulletin but haven't had time to read it fully let alone comprehend it =)
Dr. Headphones: i have lots of twain quotes in my file, love the guy
klokwkdog: beware any late-night compositions -- i may have been resisting sleep, Ash
Dexter Fong: His old lady Shania is pretty cool too
klokwkdog: thunder is good; thunder is impressive, but it's lightning that does the work
Dexter Fong: Thunder is a by-product
Dr. Headphones: lol, klok! i get those occasionally from you, enjoy reading them. i always learn some something
klokwkdog: yeah, like hot dogs
||||||||| Tommy Armitron enters at 9:46 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and runs off to the Haberdashery Barn.
Dr. Headphones: new character enter
Dr. Headphones: hey tom
Tommy Armitron: I'm filling in for that Bone-E-Boy guy.
klokwkdog: It's on an Intersil poster I got in the '70s, Ken
Dexter Fong: Oooh we're gonna get polled, see what programs we like
Dr. Headphones: good deal, always room for one more
cease: guess he's not finished yet
klokwkdog: that's Arbitron, Dex
||||||||| 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 Bunnyboy disembarks at 9:47 PM.
Bunnyboy: lo dere
Dr. Headphones: yo, bun!
cease: hi bun
Dexter Fong: Cat: Also got your email re: Jarrett but it was several days after you sent it 'cause of PC problems
klokwkdog: howdy BB
Dexter Fong: Hey Bun
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: I like Egdar Burtman and Joseph McCarthy
Tommy Armitron: No, No. Tune in the Bosox Yankees game. My name is on the billboard.
Bunnyboy: wow, laggy lag lag
Tommy Armitron: Scoreboard.
cease: yeah i seem to be back, but couldnt get on line or mail for most of today.
Dr. Headphones: what's the score?
cease: maybe this adsl isnt such a good idea
klokwkdog: is that like a Trinitron? Judge Ito had one of those
Dexter Fong: Was 3-1 Yanks
Dr. Headphones: tommy 2, armitron 0
Tommy Armitron: Trini Lopez?
klokwkdog: why do you say this adsl isnt such a good idea?
Dr. Headphones: i received 4 lovely armitron watches from my quiz show escapade
Dexter Fong: Dawn go away
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: none working
klokwkdog: also Bambi
Tommy Armitron: Takes a lickin'
Tommy Armitron: Sorry, wrong brandname.
Bunnyboy: cat: DSL is a dream when it works, a poot when it don't.
Dexter Fong: Comes back for more
Dr. Headphones: tom: it's the thought that counts (only to 10)
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: I have verizxon DSL it's okay
Tommy Armitron: Susie Chapstick?
Dexter Fong: Susie Chapman Stick
Bunnyboy: HP: Thanx for the NPR flag.
klokwkdog: all the broadband will have some hassles until we have optikal fiber into the home
cease: what's got into you?
Dr. Headphones: np from hp, bb
||||||||| Tommy Armitron rushes off, saying "9:51 PM? Mark Time is almost on! Where's a radio?"
||||||||| Catherwood trudges in at 9:51 PM, dragging Tommy Armorall by one foot and asks "Can anyone vouch for this bozo?"
Bunnyboy: oui oui
Dexter Fong: OI OI
Dr. Headphones: wipe once, shines for months :)
Bunnyboy freely whees
Bunnyboy: Wheee!
klokwkdog: saw $70 progressive scan DVD player in Wal-Mart yesterday. Had optical output. Most modes it could produce, I can't even think of affording the TV needed to show...
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: Hey! Aim that the OTHER way pal
cease: sounds like a line from Red Shift
Dr. Headphones: don't point it at me
Bunnyboy: Y'all know Michael Moore has a new book out? DUDE, WHERE'S MY COUNTRY?
klokwkdog: yes, red shift moves the emission lines ;-)
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: y
Bunnyboy: I had forgotten about it, and then...there it was!
cease: read 2 chapters in the guardian online, bunny
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: I ignore books that come out, too
klokwkdog: gay books?
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: I pretty much ignore it all
Dr. Headphones: that book came out of the closet?
Dexter Fong: What was that Yam, I wasn't paying attention?
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: Sticky, I'll wager, if that's the case
Dr. Headphones: i have no homo books :)
klokwkdog: corrolary to Sturgeon's Law: 90% of everything you ignore is junk
Dr. Headphones: dex: PRAY ATTENSHUN!
Bunnyboy: I picked up a swell new 2-disc DVD set of the 1925 PHANTOM OF THE OPERA.
Dexter Fong: Ken: I'm agnostic, don't pray
klokwkdog: save it for the military, Ken
cease: i saw that recently in theatre, bunny. fantastic
Dr. Headphones: there are no agnostics in foxholes
Dexter Fong: Damn right, we way back of the line
klokwkdog: ...but Clinton was trying to get the military to allow them in, too, Ken
Dr. Headphones: but then, not many foxes in nyc either
Dexter Fong: Ken: NYC is fox central
Dr. Headphones: "don't ask, don't pray"?
Bunnyboy: cat: Didja see it with live organ, or recorded soundtrack. And was there tinting? And a two-strip Technicolor segment?
klokwkdog: no, they are in Malibu, Ken -- they have the world out there, locked up inside a plastic box
Dexter Fong: Und Ahnold holds the key
cease: soundttrack and no tinting,
Dr. Headphones: malibu barbie, one of ken's favorites :)
||||||||| At 9:56 PM, the lights go out! Rocky Rococo's voice pierces the inky darkness: "I've got you now, Tommy Armorall!" Shattering glass is heard, and then the lights come back on...
klokwkdog: LOL
||||||||| Catherwood ushers Tommy Arbitron into the room, accepts a grimy quarter as a gratuity, mumbles something about 9:56 PM, then departs.
cease: does barbi drink malibu?
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: llan is fading
cease: tommy, you're back
Bunnyboy: cat: Was it a synth orchestra arrangement?
Tommy Arbitron: I'm back for more.
Dr. Headphones: throw him a rope, yell for him to grab on
Dexter Fong: Well, this Tommy Guy is great on the entrances and exits but he needs more lines in this little chat
Tommy Arbitron: Gack! What kind of necktie is this? Jerry Garcia?
cease: dont recall, tiny. just blowed away by the cinematography, my main concern these days
llanwydd: I'm having dinner
Tommy Arbitron: Tommy Bong?
cease: no, not tiny. bunny
cease: floydian slip
Dexter Fong: Cat: Wow!!!
llanwydd: give me 5 minutes
Bunnyboy looks around
Dr. Headphones: punk floyd?
klokwkdog: no, but I see Ilanwydd got Cherry Garcia all over it!
Bunnyboy: Tiny? Wow!
klokwkdog: 4:49...4:47...
Bunnyboy nods to Lew's memory
cease: well, you both end with "y"
Dexter Fong: "n" "y"
klokwkdog also nods to Lew
Bunnyboy: No, begin with y, end with y not.
cease: did anyone hear ossman's rew radio show last sat? i missed it
Dr. Headphones: yes, bun. i get a list "on this day in history" and one day last month was e.e.cummings' birthday. tiny's favorite poet, made me think fondly of him
cease: as well as david ossman, i think
Dexter Fong: Ken: Is that why you typed all in lc?
Dr. Headphones: nope, cat, i never think about it until after the fact
cease: he wrote aplay about him
klokwkdog: in NYT obituaries for Oct. they have Edna St. Louis Missouri...
Dexter Fong: Didn't know Tiny was that old
cease: the las tshow he came on here to plug had some delicious moments, but too much music for my tastes
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 10 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
Bunnyboy: cat: Didja know that a common practice in cinematography, from that time period, was to have 2 cameras for each angle, side by side, in case one of them jammed?
Dr. Headphones: dex: unless i have a specific reason, i try not to wear out the shift key. never know when i will need it in a pinch
klokwkdog: BB - how did they crank 'em?
Dr. Headphones: am i here?
Dexter Fong: "This is a pinch....step away from the shift key
klokwkdog got pinched by his shift key just last week
Bunnyboy: That way, they had safety copies...and cut-in alternate takes for alternate releases.
cease: didnt know that, bun
llanwydd: heah ah is
Dexter Fong: Also could project them simultaneously for 3-d affect
Bunnyboy: klok: Lefty on the left, Righty on the right! ; )
klokwkdog: welcome black
cease: hello ll
Dexter Fong: Hi Il
llanwydd: what's the topic?
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: Cancer
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: or capricorn
Dexter Fong: wHIPPED
klokwkdog: or, they could gang 3 cameras, use a beam splitter and Wratten filters to make R-G-B sync'ed prints that they could combine for...oh, wait...
Dr. Headphones: topic for tonight: "The most serious threat to peace in the world is the United States". -- Soviet Foreign Minister Gromyko, to the UN, 1967
Bunnyboy: The disc set was $20...well worth it, and a great cinema lesson.
cease: supposed to be all gone now
klokwkdog: Henry in June?
llanwydd: I'm a Virgo. A lowly earthsigb
llanwydd: earthsign
cease: henry spent most of his time in june
Bunnyboy: haw
cease: yes i must get more dvds, bun. very instructive
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: My sign is 'rest area next right', a lowly road sign
klokwkdog: henry seems to have spent most of his time in somebody or thinking about it or writing about it...
Dr. Headphones: i was born under a "no parking" sign
cease: getting prep's for japan trip, plan to watch a lot of japanese flicks in the next few weeks
llanwydd: well, I think Israel is a bit of a threat. Don't you think?
klokwkdog: watch out for Godzilla as you come in for a landing ;-)
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: I was born under a bad sign
klokwkdog: everyone is going to the moon...
cease: and if it wasnt for bad luck...
Dr. Headphones: llan: they have 2/3 of the senate wrapped up in a nice package :)
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: Llan: that's anti semetic!
Bunnyboy: Just incredible to see any film produced over 70 years ago...and in stellar shape!
klokwkdog: I'm still waiting for a sign
Tommy Arbitron: There's a bad moon on the right.
llanwydd: anti emetic. What's that?
Dexter Fong: kaopectate
Dr. Headphones: opposite of pro emitic
klokwkdog: spreak engrish!
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: A person who criticises the govt
Bunnyboy: An even better resoration disc: METROPOLIS. There are parts of that that look like they were filmed yesterday. Big buff-up.
klokwkdog: ...is a person who visits Guantanamo...
Bunnyboy: lemme get the details...
Dr. Headphones: bun: i've never seen that but it's been on my "want to see" list for decades
Tommy Arbitron: Guano Bay
Dexter Fong: Isn't that where Superman lives
Dr. Headphones: superman is a cuban?
llanwydd: Metropolis is one of my very favorite films
Tommy Arbitron: Speaking of Tommy and Bong, Tommy Chong went up the river
llanwydd: but it suffers somewhat from overacting
Dexter Fong: "Gatham...the sequel"
Dexter Fong: Gotham
klokwkdog: but, the thing is, Hollywood never caters to real film lovers, who still vainly await the definitive 5-DVD set for Istar
Dr. Headphones: tom: i last read he was going to appeal
Tommy Arbitron: [pick up your cues faster]
klokwkdog: oops Ishtar
Bunnyboy: Kino edition, restored in Germany, under supervision of the Murnau Foundation. Sweet!
Tommy Arbitron: He's a very appealing person. Even in jail. Especially in jail.
klokwkdog: speaking of cues, where's Doc Technical tonight?
Dexter Fong: Behind the 8 ball
||||||||| 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 Dave disembarks at 10:08 PM.
Tommy Arbitron: Behind the 13 ball.
Dr. Headphones: klok: saw site the other day, said the hungarian royal family, the esterhazys, were "star house" (aster=star, hazy=house) therefore aliens from sirius
Dexter Fong: Hey Dave
klokwkdog: probably playing overtime at the Side Pocket
llanwydd: hey dave
Dave: hello all
Dr. Headphones: hi dave
klokwkdog: hi dave
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: when does Rush go up?
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: oi dave
Tommy Arbitron: Put what you want between them...
Dr. Headphones: yam: everytime he gobbles a pill
klokwkdog: every day, apparently, Yam
||||||||| doctec enters at 10:09 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and runs off to the Haberdashery Barn.
Dr. Headphones: hi doc
Dexter Fong: Hey Stick!! =)
doctec: koff koff - sorry, getting over the flu
klokwkdog: ...but he's coming down...
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: Ah, we were just gossiping about ya doc
Bunnyboy: Always loved Gene Shalit's review of Ishtar, which capped a three-day TODAY show interview with Beatty and Hoffman: "Ishtar...IshTARrible!"
llanwydd: Speaking of Metropolis, try watching it while listening to Vangelis
Bunnyboy: lo dere doc
Bunnyboy: and Dave
Dr. Headphones: bun: how old is gene now? got to be 122 or so?
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: oi
Tommy Arbitron: The prosecutor in the Tommy Chong case sounded just like Dean Wormer in Animal House.
doctec: lili is still in recuperation mode as well
klokwkdog: I never saw Ishtar, but thought Heaven's Gate was pretty good
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: His mostache is older than President Shicklegruber
Dr. Headphones: klok: yeah, masterful use of sneakers and plastic garbage bags
Bunnyboy: Il: Yeah, I got the 80's soundtrack that went with dat dere.
klokwkdog: Ilan- is that combination legal?
Dexter Fong: President Schicklegrubber is his mustache
Dexter Fong: or his beard
llanwydd: if you don't sell it
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: DAT?
doctec: we just got back from local bistro, i swear they served me 2-1/2 meals worth of food
Bunnyboy: Ishtar, Heaven's Gate, both on disc.
doctec: needless to day, i'm set for lunch and possibly dinner tomorrow
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto goes to Doc's house to help w/surplus food situation
Tommy Arbitron: Osama bin Laden and Saddam Hussein are still at large. But Tommy Chong is on ice. The Children are being protected.
llanwydd: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari is fantastic with "The Rite of Spring"
cease: DATs, wonderful recording technology
Tommy Arbitron: I feel just that much safer.
cease: oh, it's Doc Tec!
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: I kbnow *I* do
cease: what a delight
Dave: Doc those kinda meals are always welcome, especially when you've not got much paper to give
doctec: as a replacement for cassettes, the dat format was killed by the record companies before it had a chance to take off
Bunnyboy: oh, BTW, dumb plug here:
cease: and dave too
Tommy Arbitron: Did anyone vote for Larry Flynt? He's the only candidate who really understands what the internet is for.
Dr. Headphones: ok, folks, i've got just enough time to make a pot of coffee before "frontline" starts. see ya next time. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/truth/
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: later
Bunnyboy: I got a demo version of a new SubG piece up at mp3.com.
Dexter Fong: Ken: See you in a few weeks
Bunnyboy: www.mp3.com/bunnyboy
Tommy Arbitron: Understood. I guess he's not a candidate anymore. The recall is over.
llanwydd: later doc
cease: see you in a couple weeks, headphones
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: DAT wasn't half bad, but not suited for broadcast use
Bunnyboy: It's a leedle ditty called...BLAME "BOB".
doctec: and after all that effort it was the mp3 format that ultimately revealed the weakness in the record companies' business model
Tommy Arbitron: Is it too late to vote? Guess so.
||||||||| "Hey Dr. Headphones!" ... Dr. Headphones turns, and sees Bradshaw approching with the handcuffs, and is dragged away, screaming "it's only 10:14 PM, I don't have to go yet!"...
Bunnyboy: nite Ken!
Tommy Arbitron: What about Bob?
doctec: i set up a tape for frontline before lil and i took off for the restaurant
cease: he's the ruler of the subgenius world
Bunnyboy: J.R. "Bob" Dobbs
doctec: we're watching the remainder of the show now
Tommy Arbitron: Bill Murray? That doesn't surprise me.
Tommy Arbitron: Bill Murray is a rogue yetti if I've ever seen one.
doctec: bb: i'll check it out - thanx
cease: no, arthur murray. they danced all night
Dave: brb
Tommy Arbitron: Yeti. I lost the spelling bee!
Dexter Fong: The fearful shuffles
doctec: the couldn've danced all night - if they'd had some e
klokwkdog: they shot arthur murray?
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: and the piano player
cease: no horses were hurt in this episode
klokwkdog: , did they?
Bunnyboy: "Now call Boris Karloff a cocksucker".
Tommy Arbitron: e e cummings?
klokwkdog: horses? courses?
cease: mother?
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: i am mr ed
klokwkdog: Tommy!
cease: cummings MOTHER
doctec: there definitely is not enough slack in the world today
klokwkdog: ah, we
klokwkdog: e all channeling
Bunnyboy: BTW, I looked up Patton's speech to the troops, the one that's represented at the beginning of the movie. Jeeeeez!
klokwkdog: ar
doctec: personally i blame the republicans - but that's just me (the democrats aren't much better)
cease: did you look up his dress uniform?
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: ewwww
Tommy Arbitron: You should look up the prosecutor's summation.
Dexter Fong: CatL: Didn't have to , he wore Patton leather shoes
llanwydd: horse corsets?! You're insane!
Bunnyboy: If they had run that verbatim, PATTON would have landed an X. Without a doubt!
klokwkdog: yeah, look up Smedley Butler's speech sometime!
doctec: dex: lol
Tommy Arbitron: Peddling bongs on the internet! Across state lines! After curfew!
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: % yr old OZ gurl at iot again?
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: %
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: 5
klokwkdog: no Australians!
Dexter Fong: What you trying to say there Yam?
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: Stupid Shift Key
doctec: cat: so what's your take on kalle's "black spot" sneaker initiative?
cease: chong sounds like a good name for a bong
klokwkdog: antipodians verboten!
Tommy Arbitron: Patton incarnate or what?!
cease: utter madness, doc
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: Marsupials!
cease: but not surprising. more surprising to see him reviewed in salon
Tommy Arbitron: Bitchslapping poor Tommy Chong right in front of the jury.
klokwkdog: no, they are all from Venus, Yam
doctec: cat: yeah i think he's walking a fine line, it may very well blow up in his face
llanwydd: got mail. brb
Dexter Fong: Dingo's ate my defense lawyer
doctec: it's a bad implementation of a good idea
Bunnyboy: Even know, it would land an R rating, because of the inclusion of the word Lenny Bruce got arrested for.
cease: i hope he doesnt get kobe bryant to endorse it
klokwkdog has begun The Fatal Shore, an early chapter of which runs down the wildlife and vegetation the transported convicts encountered
Tommy Arbitron: Of course, most young children think that the bongs being sold on the internet are exotic sexual appliances.
cease: ive read other hughes but not that one, klok. would like to before we visit aus
Dexter Fong: Throw another Abo on the Barbie
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: That could be a use
Tommy Arbitron: Maybe they're right.
Bunnyboy: ehrm, now
doctec: cat: from what i read, any 'endorsement' arrangement would be antithetical to this initiative
klokwkdog: that any young children still think convinces me that there may be hope for America
Dexter Fong: Youngchildren think about Japanese toys
||||||||| Dave runs out the back door as Mayor P'nisnose blasts through the front door holding a shotgun and shouting "Where's Dave?! It's 10:22 PM and my ballot boxes haven't been stuffed yet!"
klokwkdog: it was that or Titan, Cat. I had to make a pick. Pretty good, so far; I thought it would be gruesome
cease: i think kalle just got bored with being a film maker so he started adbusters, even if i had to write most of it for him. now i think he's bored being a mag editor, wnat new challenge. nothing wrong with that, as long as the product is good
doctec: watching frontline now - makes me hate rumsfeld even more than i already do
cease: we get that here later
klokwkdog: my hatred is saturated; I have trouble even reading Talking Points Memo at this point
Tommy Arbitron: Frontline rocks.
cease: but adbusters shoes, are to say the least, counter intuitive
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: That could be a use
Bunnyboy: the Rumsfeld is getting the heat, a bit.
doctec: the problem i see is in the idea that the 'black spot' could become a logo like any other - seems to me its use up to now is in the discrediting of existing logos and the lifestyles they support
klokwkdog: in RI, we are not allowed to get that atoll. Just Lawrence Welk and Antiques Roadshow
cease: rummyworld
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: Lefttover Nixon Evil, him
klokwkdog: very fun review of the program in NYT Arts today, 'tho
doctec: bb: it's about bloody time - any indication that rummy is losing his grip on power in the current adminstration is a good one
klokwkdog: I'd say good riddance but for the small matter of $90 billion...
Tommy Arbitron: That sports show on HBO with Bob Costas... they did a segment about grass versus astroturf. Cheech Marin was a guest on that segment.
doctec: 87 mil plus interest?
Tommy Arbitron: I can't help but wonder if some kind of innuendo... No, I'm just paranoid.
klokwkdog: several sources have articles about C. Rice pulling the rug out from under Rumsfield
doctec: oops - i mean bil
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: Plus interest pushes it towards a billioin
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: trillion, rather
Bunnyboy: Pardon this dump. It's from a Washington Post article on Tony Randall, talking about the perfect funeral.
doctec: now if we could only pull the run out from under condoleeza... she's nearly as scary as the rest of them
klokwkdog: DT - no point in exact figures, 'cause we know it's going to be more, more, more
Bunnyboy: He says, quite seriously, that he doesn't want to speak publicly about his funeral plans, but then -- shifting back into comedian mode -- he spins a fantastic vision of the day.
Tommy Arbitron: Cheech did say that he prefers grass. I guess he'll be in for more persecution.
doctec: rug
Bunnyboy: "It's a national day of mourning, and the funeral is held in some vast, impressive place and dignitaries from all over the world come and every important person in the United States comes," he says. "George Bush and Richard Cheney come -- but they're not allowed in because everyone knew how much I hated them!"
klokwkdog: they had her on some news show Sunday and she looked very uncomfortable
Bunnyboy: "It's a national day of mourning, and the funeral is held in some vast, impressive place and dignitaries from all over the world come and every important person in the United States comes," he says. "George Bush and Richard Cheney come -- but they're not allowed in because everyone knew how much I hated them!"
Bunnyboy: "Rumsfeld, if he dared show his face!"
Bunnyboy: And Ashcroft?
Tommy Arbitron: Bunnyboy works for the Department of Redundancy Department.
Bunnyboy: "Ashcroft wouldn't dare come because there are going to be naked women -- breast-exposed women -- saying, 'This would've been for you, Tony!' "
Bunnyboy: He slaps his thigh about 15 times.
doctec: so who here actually believes ah-nud can actually legislate his way out of a paper bag?
cease: preffered grass to what, tommy?
klokwkdog: if GW is re-elected next year, it's going to be a rough ride for the US because the whole world now hates us, not just the Muslims. This bit about Turkish troops -> Mosul is about as clueless as they can get.
Dexter Fong: DT: He's in, now the professional replublicans take over
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: No change under ah-node, I'll wager
Bunnyboy: That's it. Thanks for the indulgence.
Tommy Arbitron: I'm not that Tommy. I'm the other Tommy. No, not that other Tommy. The other other Tommy.
||||||||| Catherwood steals into the room, and intones "Announcing 'Dave', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 10:28 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the vestibule...
Tommy Arbitron: Oh, Astroturf, cease.
Dexter Fong: Tommy: Can you hear me now?
cease: tommy davis? my fave baseball player from long ago
Bunnyboy: (sings) Tommy? Tommy? Tommy? Tom-MEE?
cease: you're probably not him
Tommy Arbitron: Willy Davis. Looked a bit like Jimi Hendrix.
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: I know *i" m not
Bunnyboy: BTW, the new special edition DVD of THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT is a treat.
Tommy Arbitron: Dropped two fly balls and lost the 1966 World Series. The sunshine got in his eyes.
Dexter Fong afk for refill
klokwkdog: major major looked like henry fonda...
cease: was that before he joined the buddhist cult?
doctec: dex: i don't think so - he's too hollywood (with the liberal bent that implies) and his in-laws are all decocrats - i'd be very surprised if he backpedals on his pro-abortion and pro-gun control stances no matter how much pete wilson et all try to dissuade him of such notions
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: I keep getting hits from Rand Mc Nally. Maybe I'll get a job
klokwkdog: ...or did the buddist cult join him?
||||||||| It's 10:30 PM, 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...
doctec: bb: yeah i've heard good reviews of the who flick dvd release - i look fwd to seeing it
cease: i saw that world series and i dont remember that
Tommy Arbitron: BRB.
klokwkdog: Yam - don't bother: it's full of losers who couldn't make it at National Geographic
cease: f course as a dodger fan, i tend to forget everytrhing bad that happened to them, even if i was there at the time
Bunnyboy: And there's a 5.1 mix ot the TOMMY film, somewhere down the pipe.
doctec: me, i'm hoping for a boston/chicago world serious ... talk about dueling underdogs!
klokwkdog: one of the archived obits they allowed out this month was for derouscher, but i didn't read it, not being a baseyball fan
cease: except the yankess. can never forget yankess beating dodgers in series before i was born. want the yanks to lose every game they play, which they aint doin now
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: There's no need to fear!!!
Bunnyboy: doc: I'm with you. The Year of the Curse.
cease: did you sit on your pipe?
doctec: durocher
Dexter Fong is refilled
klokwkdog: DT - if they are both destined to aways lose, does that in fact mean the world will then end?
doctec: klok: we'll just have to see, now, won't we?
klokwkdog must go fill
Tommy Arbitron: The purple haze got in his eyes.
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: The worl can't end yet, we're not done ruining it
Dexter Fong: Klok: Vamp till ready
doctec: put it this way: if you log on to the chat 2-3 wks from now and there's no one logged in, then indeed the world may have indeed ended (film at 11)
Tommy Arbitron: "In the fifth inning of Game Two of the 1966 World Series, Davis committed not one, not two, but three errors." http://www.thebaseballpage.com/past/pp/daviswillie/
Bunnyboy: alt.obituaries had a obit titled AW, NUTS!, about a week ago. Seems this guy in Adis Abbiba (sic, I know) had been arguing with his wife (over the amount of money he spent on booze) and ended up in the doghouse. When he decided to smack her around a bit, she forcefully twisted his nads.
cease: i only remember 66 cuz dodgers got to the series, not what terrible things happened to them after that
doctec: i love the way frontline is validating every qualm i had about the wrongness of our getting into a skirmish with iraq earlier this year
Bunnyboy: The man died, as he was too embarrased to reveal how he had been injured. The wife is up on murder charges.
doctec: addis abbaba? i remember that name vaguely
doctec: bb: that's a great anecdote!
cease: very anecdotal
Dexter Fong: totally anecdotal
doctec: nadecdotal
Bunnyboy: "Are we going to Addis Abbaba, Mister LOO-THOR?"
cease: that's why he's so mean
doctec: riiiiight
Bunnyboy: Ned Beatty doesn't work enough.
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: I'm glad I shagged off the old lady, then
Dexter Fong: He's not mean, but he doesn't like it like taht either
Dexter Fong: Bun: Beatty is in a B'way play at the moment
Bunnyboy: I gotta go tend to wife and dog, in that order. Nite, yez!
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto: nite
Dexter Fong: Night Bun
doctec: ok i've gotta crash soon - still getting over the flu (which, like always in these situations, has migrated into my bronchial tubes) - and lili's still pretty wiped out and in a fair amount of pain after her surgery 3 wks ago - you guys keep 'em flying and keep the flame alive
Bunnyboy: Dex: Which one?
doctec: nite bb
doctec: and nytol (zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
||||||||| At 10:38 PM, doctec vanishes mysteriously -- just as Nino the Mind Boggler predicted!
klokwkdog: nite DT
||||||||| Weapons of Mass Yamamoto leaves to catch the 10:38 PM train to Hellmouth.
Dexter Fong: Bun: I'm not certain, just saw his name on theater marque
cease: by doc and bun
Bunnyboy: hmm, lemme check...
||||||||| Tommy Arbitron runs out the back door as Mayor P'nisnose blasts through the front door holding a shotgun and shouting "Where's Tommy Arbitron?! It's 10:40 PM and my ballot boxes haven't been stuffed yet!"
||||||||| 10:40 PM: Bone-E-Boi jumps out of the hall closet saying "I've been listening to all of you talking about me for the past hour!"
Dave: "as we gaze out on, as we gaze out on, as we gaze out on, saint dominic's preview"
cease: bone
Bunnyboy: Ned's playing Big Daddy in CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, with Ashley Judd as Maggie, and Jason Patric as Brick.
cease: my roof isn't tin
Dexter Fong: Thanks Bun =))
Bone-E-Boi: Your roof is not so hot?
Bunnyboy: I knew Judd was in the production. Wasn't thrilled. But I'd love to see Ned.
klokwkdog: cat -- so.. you don't have a German Shepherd, do you?
cease: we need to get it replaced
cease: dont know what kind of dog Icey is. just that he's big
Dexter Fong: Getting a new dog, Cat?
cease: good album, dave
Bunnyboy: Dex: A great theatre resource - www.ibdb.com - the Internet Broadway Database.
cease: no, same old dog for a whole 6 monthes now
Bunnyboy: Nite
||||||||| Around 10:42 PM, Bunnyboy walks off into the sunset...
klokwkdog: nite
Bone-E-Boi: http://www.ibdb.com/Show.asp?id=2892
Dexter Fong: Wekk, friends, gotta start packing...see you all in a couple (3) weeks
cease: minus one bun, plus one bone
cease: my dog would approve
klokwkdog: have a great trip, Ash!!
cease: you're off, dex?
Dexter Fong: Thanks Brian, and thanks again for the info et cetera
klokwkdog: try and connect from I'net cafe or something, you hear?
Dexter Fong: Yeah Cat, long vacation visiting family all over the country
cease: good for you
Dexter Fong: Bub bye
klokwkdog: nite
klokwkdog: everyone is so talkative!
Bone-E-Boi: Watermelon watermelon watermelon
klokwkdog: i wonder if I can jinn up Frontline on the WGBH TV website using broadband?
cease: a local nudist comedienne
klokwkdog: what's that watermelon doing there? / I'll tell you later -- Buckaroo Banzai
Bone-E-Boi: I wanna do a movie in which Judy Tenuda changes places with Madonna.
cease: uds instead of ads?
Bone-E-Boi: Tenuta.
klokwkdog: I'd watch a movie in which just about anyone changes places with Madonna, if it happens early enough...
Dave: sorry I'm not saying anything, don't really know what to say, debating whether I should audition for a choir next year
Bone-E-Boi: Bill Murray changes places with Madonna. Might work.
klokwkdog: just keep your ID in the black...
klokwkdog: it has to be right at the start of the movie, kind of like Psycho
cease: good luck, dave
Bone-E-Boi: Robert Blake changes places with Madonna.
klokwkdog: Carmen Miranda changes places with Carmen Electra changes places with Carmen MacRae changes places with Madonna
klokwkdog: book by Philip Roth
klokwkdog: lyrics by Homer Pyle
Bone-E-Boi: Gomer Lobo.
klokwkdog: costumes by Edith Morehead
Bone-E-Boi: Saint Agnes of the Extremities.
klokwkdog: special appearance by Jason Retread
klokwkdog: and the Tyres
klokwkdog: solo by Meat Loaf
cease: that's not a solo, that's soul food
cease: the mirnada doctrine: there are never enough mirandas
klokwkdog: whatever happened to Cheryl Hardwick?
Bone-E-Boi: So... Someone wanted to do Cheech & Chong Nite here.
cease: the natinal auto dealership association, swinging in the wind, all day
cease: i thot it actually was chong for a while
Bone-E-Boi: Some guy named Arbuthnot or....
cease: dope humour of the 70s
||||||||| Outside, the 10:57 PM downtown bus from Funfun Town pulls away, leaving Bambi coughing in a cloud of diesel fumes.
Bone-E-Boi: Arbogast? Armbruster?
Bambi: hello!
cease: hi bambi
Bone-E-Boi: George LeRoy Custer?
Bambi: Hi Cat! Long time no see :)
klokwkdog: hey, bambi
cease: there was a charles foster dudley here when i showed up shortly after 6 but he vanished before i could log on
Bambi: boy, that downtown bus sure smells bad with all those diesel fumes LOL
Bambi: hi Klok!
cease: i've been going to school, bambi. should go tonight but it's a long drive and my arm is far from healed after yesterday's operation
cease: besides, its about audio editing and i already know a lot about that
Bambi: yesterday's operation?
Bone-E-Boi: Courtney Wallbanger?
||||||||| It's 11:00 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Dexter Fong - dead from dengue fever
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
cease: nothing serious. i drove home
Bambi: HI Dex!
cease: dex is dead? we hardly knew ye
Bambi: glad to hear that Cat
Bambi: sorry dex is gone
Bambi: misread that
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 11 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
Bambi: so how was everyone's week?
cease: hows things in your part of the world, bambi?
Bambi: Hi Bone and Dave
Bone-E-Boi: Does anyone know the score?
Bambi: well, better here now ... Izzy got us
klokwkdog: hum a few bars...
Bambi: tore up the largest portion of our roof (east facing side)
klokwkdog: PITA, eh?
Bone-E-Boi: Bosox 2 Yankees 4
Bambi: but a group of online friends from SFNL Forums came and helped us fix it and some others donated funds to make it happen.
cease: peta makes bread? better idea than adbusters making shoes
Bone-E-Boi: Bottom of the 7th
||||||||| ah,clem sneaks in around 11:03 PM, trying to avoid Catherwood because of last week's "unpleasant incident."
cease: good for you, bambi
Bambi: hi ah,clem :)
cease: hi ah
ah,clem: hi
Bambi: we sure needed the help before our house received any further water damage.
ah,clem: hello?
Bone-E-Boi: Will Ferrell will do the play-by-play from here on out.
ah,clem: BRB, this browser broken
klokwkdog: was reading about Heinlein's Colorado house in Pop. Mechanics scans. amazing. flat roof
ah,clem: or maybe not
Bambi: ok, clem
cease: bowser? he not broken, he Fixed
ah,clem: ok
klokwkdog: lousers?
ah,clem: is working now
Bambi: glad to hear it
ah,clem: was hung, and not in a good way.
klokwkdog: better than being lazy welfare bum, eh?
Bambi: hey Dave you are fading on us ....
cease: like jackson pollack?
Bambi: LOL
klokwkdog: ah, I see I can watch Frontline in broadband any time I want after 11 Oct...
cease: nathan hale?
ah,clem: natlie who?
Dave: I'm still here, I think
ah,clem: there for you are
Bambi: unfortunately no broadband in our little neck-o-the-woods yet
Bambi: great Dave
cease: oh no, yanks just got more runs!
ah,clem: a nice neck it is though
Bambi: thought we were gonna lose you to some horrible disease soon LOL
Bambi: you are right clem ... they'll get here some day
cease: sounds like a ricki lee jones line
Bambi: Cat ... how's the weather up in Canada ... heard you guys were getting snow early ... in your area?
cease: not around here. lots of rain finally, as it was oddly dry this summer and we had water rationing
cease: whole western canada was dry. i flew over most of it this summer
ah,clem: we had a very wet summer
klokwkdog: reading Carlos Castenada again, eh?
Bambi: sheesh, all the rain must have come to Virginia this year and by passed you. We've had more rain than in many years.
cease: we're off to japan in a couple of weeks which seems to get sufficient rain, but more than sufficient earthquakes these days
ah,clem: yes
klokwkdog: not to mention nice n. korean missiles pointed at them
klokwkdog: everyone is going away...
klokwkdog: as long as the electricity keeps coming into Van, it doesn't matter about the rain, eh? the major crop is indoors anyway
cease: true, klok
ah,clem: oh, the faint glow through 5 leaves,
||||||||| Tommy Armitron waltzes in at 11:14 PM carrying an obsidian door knocker.
Bambi: HI Tommy
klokwkdog: (Van uses 4X the electricty per capita than any other city, not to mention the consumption of grow lamps)
ah,clem: hi tommy
Tommy Armitron: Mindy and the Four Morks?
ah,clem: 3 monks,
Tommy Armitron: Bambi and the Four Borks?
ah,clem: I'm with her
klokwkdog: 135 seconals to go...
klokwkdog: bjorks
cease: if he were any other pimp, i'd sic Tommy Gun on him, but jesus is no g-man
ah,clem: LOL
klokwkdog: i'm off to the races, folks, for the night. those who are going away somewhere, have a great trip/vacation/whatever -- i envy u
Tommy Armitron: Jesus Retardo?
Bambi: I thought that was three borks --- Bork, Bork, Bork! (Muppets Swedish Chef)
ah,clem: night Klok
klokwkdog: ...long as I got my plastic Jesus...
ah,clem: take care
Bambi: night Klok
cease: get rich and go on permanent vacation, klok.
klokwkdog: ...sittin' on the dashboard of my car...
cease: someone has to pay you for reading all those books
klokwkdog: oh, do i wish cat. that hertz ;-)
Tommy Armitron: I like the two old guys who heckled from the balcony seats.
klokwkdog: library donors, cat; library donors
cease: the muppets?
ah,clem: that was muppets
Bambi: yeah, they were very funny in a 'grumpy old man' type of way
klokwkdog: evening all
klokwkdog: yeah, muppets
klokwkdog: rainbow connection and all that
Bambi: have a great week Klok
||||||||| "Hey klokwkdog!" ... klokwkdog turns, and sees Bradshaw approching with the handcuffs, and is dragged away, screaming "it's only 11:18 PM, I don't have to go yet!"...
Bambi: Catherwood has some new lines ... cool.
ah,clem: Bradshaw got another one...
Bambi: by the way, anyone see Merlyn?
Dave: think I'll be going, later all until next time
cease: he was here before the beginning
cease: but he's on a flight to london today
Bambi: night Dave ... have a great night
Bambi: and a better week :)
||||||||| "11:19 PM? I'm late!" exclaims Dave, who then runs out through the french doors and down through the garden.
cease: by dave
ah,clem: night Dave, do not forget to be silly. :)
||||||||| It's 11:20 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Bone-E-Boi - dead from The Plague
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
Bambi: oh, cool ... visiting the foggy city ... that would be a fun trip ... I think anyway ... have never been there.
cease: i've been in its airport. nice airport
ah,clem: ... and she thinks this city (town) is not foggy... LOL
ah,clem: sometimes you cannot find the road here...
ah,clem: (swampy area)
cease: its been amazingly fogging in north van recently
Bambi: all the changing of the weather sure tends to create that foggy state
Bambi: when we were traveling in West Virginia we saw alot of fog ... every day till it burned off and rolled over the mountains.
cease: you travel much, bambi?
Bambi: no, not really
cease: i'm travelling more this year than in perhaps 30 years.
Bambi: we have gone to Michigan once each year for the last two years ... and camped in West Virginia
Bambi: we like camping ... it's fun and cheap
cease: i think we'll do a lot of that in the future, with new dog and all
Bambi: we try to go camping about once a year
ah,clem: BTW, my show will be back as soon as SkyBird's server comes back on line, no date yet.
Bambi: but for several years after we got our house from an auction we weren't able to do that. So these trips to Michigan have been really great these past two years.
cease: ah clem, are you playing anymore firesign on your shoutcast show?
Bambi: show has been off the air because of a server crash at the station
cease: aha
Bambi: some friends up in Michigan took the server home to work on it
ah,clem: will be back soon, I hope
Bambi: hardware failure..MB
ah,clem: I have lots of great stuff to play.
Bambi: yep
cease: well, there is so much great firesign
ah,clem: (but all that great stuff is on the server)
Bambi: yes, they are a great group
cease: ther more folks hear it, the greater their audince will be.
ah,clem: yes, I do it out of love of the art.
Bambi: put it on the server while we were there in August ... two weeks after we came home the motherboard failed ... Murphy's Law strikes again!
cease: you do a great service to the tiny but devoted firesign community by playing their stuff
ah,clem: thanks,
ah,clem: I try
cease: they appreciate it, i'm sure.
Bambi: We felt honored that they allowed us to play their materal.
||||||||| Catherwood steals into the room, and intones "Announcing 'Charles Foster Dudley', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 11:33 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the vestibule...
cease: hey dud. you;'ve returned
ah,clem: Dave said he was OK with it, not sure anyone else in the group has heard me.
Charles Foster Dudley: Evening all!
Bambi: hi Charlie
cease: were you in touch with them about that, bambi?
Bambi: or should I say Nancy LOL
ah,clem: hi Charlie
Charles Foster Dudley: Yes Cease I'm back and I'm beautiful ... well I'm back anyway! Where'd all the kids go?
cease: they come, they go
Bambi: actually Dave Ossman was here and told clem he was ok to play it as long as it was on a not for profit station
ah,clem: i'm still a kid, ask Bambi...
cease: fantastic, bambi
cease: i was never a kid, even when i was
Bambi: (that's true! clem is still a kid LOL)
Charles Foster Dudley: Bambi is that true?
Bambi: eternally a kid ... and that would be a good thing :)
ah,clem: I'll never grow up, I'm a geeks are us kid...
Charles Foster Dudley: I'm having a deja vu allo over again. It must be the Zepplin Tube?
cease: lots of folks have dropped in and then dropped out
cease: lead? i thought it was titanium
Charles Foster Dudley: I tune in, turned on and dropped out!
ah,clem: but did you learn to play the flute?
Charles Foster Dudley: Yes but only after I cut the soles off of my shoes. Shoes for Industry!
cease: shoes for the dread
Bambi: ... I don't want to grow up, I'm a Geeks R US kid ...
ah,clem: hope you had a nice tree to sit in.
Bambi: yes, easier on the feet when you have a nice tree to sit in
Charles Foster Dudley: Yes it was a pear tree full of the Patridge Family! Know where I could get some hot groat clusters?
cease: goat custards?
Charles Foster Dudley: er goat custards?
ah,clem: ok, enough about porgy
cease: custard died for your sins
Bambi: only two, only two!
Charles Foster Dudley: He's so good with the servants Fred!
cease: cinnamon de rigure
ah,clem: oh my oh my'
Bambi: he's not your son Fred
Charles Foster Dudley: Cuming Mother ....
ah,clem: my name's Adolph
cease: fred doesnt have a son. only a moon
Charles Foster Dudley: Stop calling me Fred my names Adolf!
Bambi: stop torturing me Ethel
cease: the president of the united states IS named shickelgruber
Charles Foster Dudley: I've lost mu ph bummer ...
cease: you all watching frontline?
Bambi: and of course we know have another actor for Gov of California ... of course they all have been actors ... just some admit it.
ah,clem: and he walks the streets by night....(I really gotta buy a car)
Charles Foster Dudley: Now follow in your book and repeat after me as we learn our next three words in Turkish, Towel, Bath, Iraqi Border ...
Bambi: know=now
cease: i lived in cal when george murphy was its senator
cease: a kind of pre-reagan, only with better sense of rythym
ah,clem: duke nukem for president!
Charles Foster Dudley: At last we finally got a sin-ator who can really sing and dancce!
ah,clem: (I'll be back)
cease: good one, dud
Bambi: that's right ... that's where you met the Firesign Theatre, right ? Am I remembering correctly, Cat?
cease: in turkey?
Bambi: (california)
ah,clem: "I want to sing and dance, I want to sing and dance...."
Tommy Armitron: I was a Turkey Inseminator for Roosterama..
cease: no, i met them first time at the ash grove, where they were perfroming in 69. but i was hanging around an la radio station where they had a show in 68 when i was in school near there
Charles Foster Dudley: Cat when you mention Tom Paine were you talking of the revolutionary or Alan Greene?
Bambi: ah, that's what I was remembering
Bambi: where is ash grove?
cease: i dont know who alan greene is, but the 18th century revolutionary is who i referred to
cease: its a club in la, i forget where. that was a LONG time ago and i havent lived in la since then
Charles Foster Dudley: Ah Alan is the writer who nom deplume is Thomas Paine.
ah,clem: yes, that is right Chas,
Tommy Armitron: Isn't that the ectoplasm of Ray Walston hovering about 40 feet above the pitcher's mound?
Bambi: yeah, time sure flies when you are having fun, huh, Cat
ah,clem: I forgot that
cease: i am not a member of the christian church or the jewish chruch or the muslim church or the hindu church or the buddhist church. my mind is my church. quoth tom paine
Tommy Armitron: Maybe just snow.
cease: well most of my life has been fun, bambi. i cant deny that
Bambi: good to dwell on those parts ... the fun parts
Charles Foster Dudley: I wasn't sure if that was what you refered too. Tom belongs to several of my political groups and he's been in a tizzy as of late with a group of youth for Hitler er Bush in several locations. I had about 8 letters from him when I read yours that day.
ah,clem: another, Uncle Martin fan, eh, Tom?
cease: really.
Tommy Armitron: My mind is just snow - Charles Foster Kane Jeeves
cease: just got some old super 8 footage we took inthe 70s converted to digial video yesterday
Tommy Armitron: Wooserama!
ah,clem: cool. I love old video, movies, etc.
cease: a lot of it is junk, but footage of Bit i'd never seen or totally forgotten and footage of Fumiyo and I in our earliest days together. how odd everyone looked in those days
Charles Foster Dudley: Planning on black mailing someone. I know I could with my old super eights!
ah,clem: converted a video of Bambi & I in the blue ridge 15 years ago or so, to avi recently, nice to have on the desktop... :)
cease: mail tends to be white around here. unlike females
Bambi: yeah, always fun to see the old footages
cease: i'm supposed to be learning how to do that as we speak, ah, but still cant upload files back to camera
ah,clem: (but it does need editing)
cease: so does life, ah
ah,clem: yes, yes it does...
Bambi: I am glad you had some early footage of Bit, Cat ... all those memories are great treasures ... even if they revive some great sadness.
ah,clem: all memories become a comfort in time.
Tommy Armitron: Final score... Bosox 2 Yanks 6
Bambi: yes, they do.
Tommy Armitron: I'm impersonating the CNN crawl.
Bambi: good game?
cease: indeed, bambi
||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood pipes up: "11:54 PM and late as usual, it's llanwydd, just back from Billville."
ah,clem: and doing a fine jog too, Tom
Charles Foster Dudley: I have a before and after about 22 year difference of my Hollywood Daze site. http://hollywood.uncle-ernie.com just in time for Halloween.
llanwydd: told you I'd be right back
Bambi: Hi llanwydd!
cease: oh, uncle
cease: hi ll
llanwydd: any firesigns show up tonight?
Charles Foster Dudley: Il!
llanwydd: I'm only an earthsign
cease: not unless you're one in disguise, ll
ah,clem: none yet ll
Tommy Armitron: In the nex wurled yer on yer owin
Charles Foster Dudley: I'm the sixth crazy guy!
||||||||| Tommy Armitron runs out the back door as Mayor P'nisnose blasts through the front door holding a shotgun and shouting "Where's Tommy Armitron?! It's 11:56 PM and my ballot boxes haven't been stuffed yet!"
cease: whirrled? i want that drink Shaked!
Bambi: we are glad to see you :)
llanwydd: any aires, leos or sagitarians?
Bambi: night Tommy ... if you check the Log :)
cease: as it were
Charles Foster Dudley: Sag.
cease: buenos?
ah,clem: que?
Bambi: only pieces and taurus here :)
llanwydd: CFD is a firesign!
cease: too many fires, not enough signs
Bambi: (here in Virginia that is)
ah,clem: bull
Charles Foster Dudley: No it's the truth!
Bambi: ok, so I am the fish
llanwydd: pieces of taurus. Not my old Ford, I hope
ah,clem: (my sign)
llanwydd: I'm a Virgo. That's earth
Bambi: or more correctly, a pair of fish LOL
Charles Foster Dudley: I haven't been a Virgo since I was 13.
llanwydd: The fish of course is a watersign
||||||||| 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..
Bambi: yes, water sign
Bambi: and I am a water rat ... when I go to the beach ... I live in the water .. to avoid the sun and because it's fun
Bambi: poor Catherwood ... must have been a long day LOL
ah,clem: he always passes out at midnight,
cease: it aint easy being a bot
Charles Foster Dudley: He's no fun he fell right over!
ah,clem: but will wake up to give someone the bum rish. Odd.
ah,clem: rush
ah,clem: that is
cease: rush? is he still your country's media king?
llanwydd: yes rush is a bum
Bambi: I thought that would be the bot's rush in Catherwood's case
cease: i read he has a drug problem
ah,clem: that too
Bambi: still pretty popular from what I read Cat
cease: we take drugs seriously at this house
cease: but we dont tell millions of people what to think
llanwydd: I always suspected he lost weight by using dangerous drugs
ah,clem: why can't he live with the drugs like we do. Oh yea, he is just a bot.
Charles Foster Dudley: Rush once played a concert for me for $150 and had to drive in from Toronto to do it. The next time they came to Detroit they got $12,500
cease: i',m watching the democrats debate on cnn
cease: i didnt even know we got cnn
Bambi: anyone that large would have to do it with drugs that quickly
llanwydd: I've done it too but at least I admit it
Bambi: unless they had some wasting disease
Bambi: self control would take much longer
cease: rush was really popular wasnt it. i only know their lead singer singing in the bob and dave song
Bambi: for Rush
Charles Foster Dudley: Il you told a racist joke on espn too?
cease: take off, for the great white north
llanwydd: I don't care at all for espn. And I believe it was no joke
cease: i find the whole concept of race insulting
Bambi: yes, they were really popular for a time Cat :)
ah,clem: Rush should have sued Limbaugh for copyright. (they are a good band)
cease: take off , for the great white north
cease: its a beauty way to go
llanwydd: By the way, I saw a Rush concert in Allentown, PA in 1978
Charles Foster Dudley: Yes it was 1972 and they were just getting started .
Bambi: race should not have come into the subject .. he could have made his point without any race designation.
Charles Foster Dudley: Hosers eh?
Bambi: Allentown, PA ... I haven't been there since I was a toddler ... and got lost in the 8-story Hess dept store
llanwydd: at least it got him booted
Bambi: he probably did it on purpose to get out of the espn deal
cease: i only know where pennsylvania is on a map. never been there
cease: william penn seemed like a good guy
ah,clem: we are all Indians.
cease: i thought sicily gets booted
llanwydd: never knew him
Charles Foster Dudley: Looks like I got a tee time on Tiger Woods 2004 so y'all be good and love one another. New magazines up. Later Y'all.
ah,clem: (some good, some not so good)
Bambi: I like Penn and Teller personally :)
llanwydd: take care C
Bambi: have a great one Charles
cease: follow in your books and repeat after me as we learn our next 3 words in indian
Charles Foster Dudley: http://issuesandalibis.org Keep'em flyin'!
||||||||| Charles Foster Dudley leaves to catch the 12:10 AM train to Hellmouth.
llanwydd: raja, sitar, masala
cease: Giver, Candy, border....
Bambi smiles
ah,clem: mummmmm
ah,clem: mummmm
cease: you yanks probly dont know what indian candy is so that doest work
Bambi: llanwydd could you give the webpage again ... I can't get to the page you listed earlier.
llanwydd: I made cherokee soup a few days ago called kenuche
Bambi: is that anything like kimchee (sp?) LOL
cease: lots o indians. lots of foods
llanwydd: supposed to use hickory nuts but I used walnuts. just as good
ah,clem: I made creamed mushroom soup tonight I call creamed mushroom soup. (It did not suck)
Bambi: what's in the soup llanwydd besides hickory nuts? is that the berry soup?
llanwydd: give the webpage for what?
cease: canuck comedy group called Vestibule had a riff about chick corea on a show they were on recently.
Bambi: it was great, clem ... yummmmm
cease: coffee with ground up cells of chick corea in it
cease: fujniest thing i've heard in a while
Bambi: something about uncle and hollywood or something ... maybe it wasn't you ??
cease: i'm not even me
llanwydd: no it's basically boiled nuts and a little salt and sugar but its hard to prepare
ah,clem: (It was a mild fungus, she will not feel anything 'till later....
Bambi: I clicked on a link earlier from here but couldn't get there
llanwydd: uncle holly? wasn't me
llanwydd: can't get there from here
ah,clem: depends on where you are...
cease: the olde same place?
llanwydd: in two places at once
ah,clem: oh, to be in the old same place...
llanwydd: according to the laws of physics you can be in two places at once
cease: when you're not Any where
ah,clem: that takes me aback
llanwydd: anywhere at all is relative
cease: physics has laws?
Bambi: yeah, and they work better than our laws
ah,clem: so is there, or here... (relative)
Bambi: mainly because they make more sense
llanwydd: thats for sure
cease: the frontline thing has just started
llanwydd: again?
Bambi: what's supposed to be on frontline?
Bambi: some special or something?
cease: truth, war and consquences.
cease: quite amazing. i saw the last half earlier tonight on an dif station
Bambi: sorry, we don't watch commercial tv ... we live a sheltered life on the Internet LOL
llanwydd: sounds like a game
llanwydd: is Bob Barker on it?
ah,clem: oh no another news buff. Don't you know by now the news is all reruns? (maybe you have not seen enough)
cease: about us in iraq. good enough to be cbc
cease: i'd rather watch fiction but sometimes the news is the place to attend
cease: not commercial tv. pbs.
llanwydd: the news is often fiction
ah,clem: cbc used to be in the clear on c band, sad day when that went digital, was the best tv station in america.
ah,clem: got all my star trek tapes from the CBC.
Bambi: fact is often more unbelievable than fiction
llanwydd: CBC? Is that Canadian?
Bambi: wish we could still get cbc
Bambi: we used to watch a lot
cease: canadian broadcasting corp
llanwydd: thought so
ah,clem: yes, CBC, Canidian Broadcasting Corp, had 3 free feeds to US in the CLEAR, for over 10 years, if you had a big dish. Best free TV in the sky.
llanwydd: So what do you think about Schwarzenegger? It could only happen in California
ah,clem: sad all but short feeds gone now.
cease: the cbc national news is amazingly critical of the govt. like bbc, unlike us networks
cease: this being an exception
Bambi: just one more actor in office ...
llanwydd: I've never liked him
cease: and jesse ventura could only happen in minesotat? i suspectt not
Bambi: I like his movies ... and we won't see any more new movies till he's done with this gov thing.
ah,clem: ronnie did it, he may be pres. nukem for pres.
llanwydd: America is becoming more entertainment oriented
cease: and neal postman dies. amuzing ourselves to death prophet
llanwydd: even the government is going Hollywood
Bambi: us media not critical of the gov't .... you must be seeing sheltered news feeds LOL
ah,clem: it is all entertainment, FST knew that when Dave's album came out...
cease: not in the same way, bambi
Bambi: yep ... Firesign Theatre has been prophetic on many counts
llanwydd: It's all entertainment amigo
cease: they pride themselves in that.
ah,clem: right ll
Bambi: they should ... they keep up on what's been before, how things evolve and project the future of technology etc. pretty darn well.
cease: when the daily entertainment was the death of their sons on the tv news in vietman, things changed\
cease: and they're really smart, bambi. not to be ignored
cease: and the great thing about that is, they want us to be just as smart as them
llanwydd: remember in Lawyer's Hospital they predicted Jerry Falwell would be the head of PTL
cease: be just as suspicious of bogus realties and drawn to finding the real ones
||||||||| Catherwood steals into the room, and intones "Announcing 'Bubba's Brain', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 12:30 AM" -- then he slowly retires back into the vestibule...
cease: hey, speaking of brains....
Bubba's Brain: Greetings, all
ah,clem: we, the geeks saw that profound intelect right away, and others could not pay attention. (this in the 70's)
cease: what's left of all
Bubba's Brain: stewed in soup, I hope.
llanwydd: greetings some
ah,clem: hi Brain
cease: better than soap, bub
Bubba's Brain: greetings x, where x = whoever is still here.
Bambi: yes, using our brains is important ... if we forget where we've been, it will just have to keep coming back to the lesson over and over ... boring.
ah,clem: or was that a question.
ah,clem: hi brain?
Bambi: (till we get it right)
Bubba's Brain: sounds like the republicans, Bambi.
cease: better brains than brians
Bambi: as individuals, nations and human race.
Bambi: hi Bubba ...sorry didn't see you come in :)
cease: still working with lodestone, bub?
Bubba's Brain: S'alright.
cease: is there still a lodestone to work with?
ah,clem: oh math no 'eh Bubba?
Bambi: actually sounds like both the republicans and the democrats ... neither one has the brains god gave a goose any more.
Bubba's Brain: Still there... I'd direct you to http://lodestone-media.com/message.html for the official word.
ah,clem: no polititian has the brains God gave a goose.
llanwydd: x(2Placesatonce)(8.771)ª=porridge bird
cease: i had an email from fish about selling red shift. sounds way down the road
ah,clem: otherwise they would write software.
Bubba's Brain: So we should goose the politicians....
cease: gosssage has a brain?
Bambi: good one llanwydd :)
ah,clem: answer ll, no trees.
Bambi: if politicians wrote software, they'd copyright everything like M$ and screw up even more stuff.
ah,clem: but we could sue them.
Bambi: that's cool about Lodestone!
Bambi: great for both Lodestone and Firesign Theatre
Bubba's Brain: what part?
Bambi: but why did they lay everyone off?
llanwydd: My sleeping pill is starting to kick in. I'd best take advantage of the situation
ah,clem: night ll
Bambi: great stuff: LodesTone and The Firesign Theatre formed Firesign Theatre Records, releasing three titles for mass-market sales throughout the country.
llanwydd: nest weak, fokes!
ah,clem: snore well...
Bambi: have a great night llanwydd :)
cease: the more the better, bambi
Bambi: see ya next time
Bubba's Brain: Nite Il.
cease: by ll
Bubba's Brain: Great they sold the stuff, terrible they never got paid by the distrubutor.
cease: yeah, they've been screwed around for years
Bambi: Bubba ... are you Fish?
Bubba's Brain: No.
Bambi: sorry to hear about you being laid off ... that's a real bummer.
ah,clem: go fish
ah,clem: oh, wrong game,
cease: country joe?
cease: here's your check for your commercial
ah,clem: gimmie an f
ah,clem: gimmie an f
Bambi: I sure hope things get better for them with the new effort
Bubba's Brain: Oh, I wasn't laid off by Fish... I was only an occasional consultant... but ironically enough, I did recenly get laid off, just not by Fish.
cease: but you'll work again soon i trust, bub?
Bubba's Brain: Been hitting the pavement, anyway.
Bambi: I hear ya bubba
Bambi: economy has been very difficult for normal folks
Bambi: normal being non-wealthy folks LOL
Bubba's Brain: Who you calling normal..... ummm, nevermind.
Bambi: beat 'cha to it bubba :)
cease: beats? if there were no beats, there's be no firesign
Bubba's Brain: We got the beat....
cease: this frontline show is brilliant
ah,clem: so we are " normal " now Bam? how sad...
cease: norml?
Bambi: well, depends ... normal only in the sense that we are feeling the economic crunch
ah,clem: we are just funding impared. In no way normal.
Bubba's Brain: stays crunchy even in milk....
Bambi: would hate to be normal personally
ah,clem: yes I do
Bambi: ok, that's true
Bubba's Brain: I've met normal people... they're so weird...
||||||||| It's 12:50 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...
Bambi: LOL
ah,clem: right Bub, my point
cease: the trouble with normal is that it only gets worse
cease: quoth bruce cockburn
Bambi: good point Cat
ah,clem: if I were reduced to normal, then I would be depressed...
Bubba's Brain: To quote Yogi Bera, "nobody goes there anymore, its too crouded."
Bubba's Brain: I was in Normal once, or was that Bloomington?
ah,clem: "if you are not living on the edge, you are taking up too much room"
cease: sounds like hunter thompson
Bubba's Brain: I didn't know clem did impressions....
ah,clem: dunno, but I like that one
Bambi: yeah, it is a good one :)
Bubba's Brain: Well, I'm gonna slide outta here.
ah,clem: k, night Bub
ah,clem: nice to see ya
cease: off you go
Bubba's Brain: nytol
Bambi: night Bubba! Have a great one
||||||||| Bubba's Brain is defenestrated just as the clock strikes 12:55 AM.
Bambi: nytol :)
cease: nice to chat with you again
Bambi: are you on the way out too Cat?
cease: i'll be back here in a couple weeks, then maybe not for a while
ah,clem: defenestrated?
cease: i ope to hear your show up soonest, ah and bambi
cease: yeah, i have to actually go eat, sometimes
Bambi: will you email to let us know how you are doing while in Japan?
ah,clem: tks Cat, see you soon.
cease: great haing this opportunity to chat with some of you tonight
Bambi: LOL ...eating is a good thing
cease: there are only finite times.
ah,clem: have a great trip,
ah,clem: (anyway you want to take that..)
Bambi: yes, it is...have a great trip and hope to see you here when you get back or maybe hear from you while you are there if you have time.
Bambi: have a great week ... see ya soon!
ah,clem: keep smiling
ah,clem: (keeps 'em guessing)
Bambi: makes 'em wonder what you've been up to :)
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 1 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| At 1:02 AM, Bambi runs out the door saying "Hey, mister ice-cream man, I've got a nickel, wait for meeeee..."
||||||||| "1:03 AM? 1:03 AM!!" says Catherwood, "Dr. Headphones should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as Dr. Headphones enters and sits on the couch.
Dr. Headphones: hello again, dear friends (if anyone is still here)
ah,clem: hi Ken
Dr. Headphones: how's it going in va?
ah,clem: I am I think,
ah,clem: is better now
Dr. Headphones: sounds philosophical...or something :)
ah,clem: you came in just as several left,
Dr. Headphones: i see bambi just ran into the woods
ah,clem: got large roof fixed, working on small one now,
Dr. Headphones: good deal. idle hands are the devil's workshop. and idol hands are the devil's worship.
ah,clem: thanks to a bunch of geeks who came to help last weekend, we have a roof on the big part of the house,
Dr. Headphones: gotta love the geeks!
ah,clem: and I did prep on the bathroom roof today,
Dr. Headphones: did you have lots of tarps to cover the damage?
ah,clem: should be water tight again in about 3 days. (and I am thankful)
Dr. Headphones: great news. just did the yard here yesterday. i hope it's the last time this year. we've already had a couple of frosts so the grass is probably dying for the year
ah,clem: yes, 2 large tarps, but deployed after big water came, so much was damaged.
Dr. Headphones: fully covered by insurance? damn, i sure hope you were
ah,clem: my grass tall, but least of my worries right now.
Dr. Headphones: i was here earlier, btw, but left to watch tv. then another show came on that was good.... you know how it works
||||||||| It's 1:10 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| cease - dead from jaundice
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
ah,clem: no insurance at all, cannot get termite inspection, or permits, as previous owner had outstanding building permit, and never got inspection, but we got house at auction for cheap,
ah,clem: so we will be ok I think.
Dr. Headphones: well, you saved in beginning, cost you now. it all averages out i guess
ah,clem: most damage fixed, thanks to many generous folks..
Dr. Headphones: friends are wonderful things to have. even when you don't need them :)
ah,clem: so we are ok, how are you fairing?
Dr. Headphones: nothing out of the ordinary here except it's going to be winter soon.
ah,clem: when you don't need them? when is that?
Dr. Headphones: beaner growing like a weed, she totally adopted me
Dr. Headphones: well, everybody's a friend when you don't need them. you find out who the true ones are when you DO need them
ah,clem: I always need you if but to talk to, :)
ah,clem: and keep that email coming. LOL
Dr. Headphones: i will talk to almost anyone! but some are more pleasurable than others, of course
Dr. Headphones: the email stuff is just when i think someone will learn and/or enjoy. so i don't guarantee a regular delivery
Dr. Headphones: i would not like to have a regular newsletter, too much pressure
ah,clem: is getting late, and I am fading, will you be up for SkyBird chat tomorrow?
Dr. Headphones: i might. i've been busy for many fridays in a row, but think about it. sometimes i put on the audio loud and work in kitchen, etc.
Dr. Headphones: go to bed and fade. and tell bambi "hi" next time you're mutually awake
ah,clem: ok, well hope you can, as now we have power again, and I will be there,
Dr. Headphones: no promise, but will try
ah,clem: and Bam is awake, will tell her when I go upstairs
ah,clem: go hug your cat, and rest well,
Dr. Headphones: ok. damned ferret is loose, just shit on floor behind me. i have to round him up then clean the floor. see ya
ah,clem: great to see you
ah,clem: night Ken
Dr. Headphones: bye
||||||||| At 1:18 AM, Dr. Headphones runs out the door saying "Hey, mister ice-cream man, I've got a nickel, wait for meeeee..."
||||||||| It's 1:30 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| ah,clem - dead from jaundice
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| 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 exit the chat room for a minute or two. Thank you for your patience."

The Evening's Participants:
Bubba's Brain
Charles Foster Dudley
Dexter Fong
Dr. Headphones
Merlyn LeRoy
Tommy Arbitron
Tommy Armitron
Weapons of Mass Yamamoto
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kend^/Dr. Headphones

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Merlyn LeRoy

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LeatherG & SO

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Compañero Señor Yämamoto

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Dexter Fong

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"The Home Team"

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Peggy Blisswhips

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Audrey Farber

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Tiny Dr. Tim
Rest In Peace,
Dear Friend