A Firesign Chat
11/18/2004




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||||||||| 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 November 18, 2004 officially open!"... and then, he retires back to the vestibule...
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 6:13 PM and Bubba's Brain steps out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
Bubba's Brain: Once again, I'm here to say that I'm not here. That is, I won't be here. That is: I'm here right now obviously, but not during chat time, so I'm not really here. Hear?
||||||||| Bubba's Brain rushes off, saying "6:15 PM? Mark Time is almost on! Where's a radio?"
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 8:44 PM and Woody One steps out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
Woody One: I hear ya, BB. Or dio I?
||||||||| It's 9:00 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Woody One - dead from dengue fever
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| Catherwood strides in with a trumpet, plays a fanfare, and proclaims "Nine PM on Thursday, November 18, 2004 - 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?"
||||||||| Catherwood trudges in at 9:13 PM, dragging Dexter Fong by one foot and asks "Can anyone vouch for this bozo?"
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 9:16 PM and llanwydd steps out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
Dexter Fong: Hey Ilan
llanwydd: howdy
Dexter Fong: How goes Anne Frank
||||||||| Catherwood leads Merlyn inside, makes a note of the time (9:18 PM), then fades off into the distance going on about the waiting room or the sitting room or something.
Merlyn: hullo
Dexter Fong: Hey Merlyn
llanwydd: great last week, but tonights show was cancelled. That's why I'm able to be here tonight
Dexter Fong: Cancelled why?
||||||||| Catherwood enters with Don Tween Haha close behind, mutters something about disrupting his 9:19 PM tree-stunting plans, and runs off to the Aviary.
Merlyn: did they find her?
Don Tween Haha: An ancient cockroach in a stetson they knew instantly to be Don Tween Haha
Don Tween Haha:
Don Tween Haha: My favorite album has got to be "Everything You Know Is Wrong". I was living in Arizona at the time. Had spent a few weeks at Arcosanti the year before.
Don Tween Haha:
Dexter Fong: Merlyn: She's hiding in the attic
Dexter Fong: Hey Tween
Merlyn: you gave away the surprise ending
Dexter Fong: Guess that's why it was cancelled
Don Tween Haha: Sir prize, sir prize...
llanwydd: we had big audiences last week but there were very few reservations for tonight so they called it off. Tomorrow night and Saturday it's going ahead as planned.
Dexter Fong: Sir pries open the hatch door, lovingly
Merlyn: hope you get enough ticket sales
Don Tween Haha: Sir Psul is Revered here.
llanwydd: and next month we start touring
Dexter Fong: Psul the Phool?
Don Tween Haha: And the raiders, as well.
Don Tween Haha: I'll Sool you!
Merlyn: chung ling soo? Ching ling foo?
Don Tween Haha: So what's up with the boyz?
Dexter Fong: Sool me once, shame on you...Sool me twice, let's get married
llanwydd: we already have thousands of tickets sold for the tour. Including a few schools
Dexter Fong: Very Nice
Don Tween Haha: Listening to Bill Hick's "Arizona Bay". Pretty seriouus.
Merlyn: that's good, llan
Don Tween Haha: UUS we own the meaning of pork.
Dexter Fong: Listening to a bus go by
||||||||| Catherwood trudges in at 9:23 PM, dragging Bightrethighrehighre by one foot and asks "Can anyone vouch for this bozo?"
Don Tween Haha: The Backyard. Austin. Pleeeeeese.........
Dexter Fong: Bight
Don Tween Haha: Put on my sunglasses.
llanwydd: I got to the theatre tonight and they had a $50 check for me and sent me home. Bigger checks are coming when it picks up, so they tell me
Bightrethighrehighre: ....Gracious greetings, FST folks....
Dexter Fong: Thanks =)
Don Tween Haha: Are we talking to the party to whom we are connected?
llanwydd: hi big
Merlyn: like those giant cardboard checks?
Dexter Fong: Tween: YOu gotta connection?
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 9:26 PM and cease steps out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
Dexter Fong: Hey Cat
cease: greetings
Don Tween Haha: Nope, just a fan. www.thebackyard.com
Merlyn: hi cat, big
llanwydd: yeah i guess it's a party
llanwydd: hey cat
Don Tween Haha: Decist!
Dexter Fong: BTW: Bubba will not be present tonight
cease: bush still president?
Bightrethighrehighre: High LLan-more checks!!....more checks!!
Dexter Fong: The Hockey chant5 goes up]
Merlyn: fraid so
Dexter Fong: (The typing skill goes down)
Don Tween Haha: The Backyard is out on route 71. Real pretty, lots of trees. About 1500 seats - like a big beer garden. CSN, YES, people like that.
llanwydd: It was my fourth check and not one of the biggest
Dexter Fong: Ilan: Yah don't wanna coise yahself, you know?
Don Tween Haha: That Me. Presidente to you, non-believer.
llanwydd: It's kind of sad that Yes is playing smaller venues, in a way
Bightrethighrehighre: ....everythings turning blue....is it the viagra or the moss....er both....er whut....??
cease: i think it's sad that yes are still performing
Don Tween Haha: $100 tickets are sad.
Dexter Fong: Could be food dye
cease: then again, i think it's sad that dylan's still performing
llanwydd: coise, dex? Over my head
cease: now Santana, on the other paw...
Dexter Fong: You into the Hansen's Cat?
cease: what is that, dex?
Dexter Fong: 3 Brothers, Oldest about 17....
Don Tween Haha: The latest Fiore animation: http://www.markfiore.com/animation/alberto.html
Don Tween Haha:
Don Tween Haha:
cease: i saw something in salon about new jarret disc. i thought it was free for us salon premium users. alas, tis not
cease: he was my favourite pianist after guraldi died. of course, that's a long time ago
Dexter Fong: Any particulars?
Don Tween Haha: I offer you this Merlyn: nothing.
Merlyn: ?
cease: on the new jarrett disc? go to salon and check it out, at least the review
Bightrethighrehighre: nothing used to be one....
Dexter Fong: Ok, lol
Don Tween Haha: The extra blank spaces aren't mine. Using iCab/Mac.
cease: the best thing dylan ever did was provide the tune My Back Pages that jarrett played on i think his first album, or at least the first i heard after he left charles lloyd
Don Tween Haha: Ah, do you not see the crickets on your keyboard, grasshopper?
cease: no austin tonight i see. not even pretend austin
llanwydd: I got home from the performance at midnight last week and immediately logged on here. The last lines had just been typed and that was it for the night.
Dexter Fong: When you caan hit cntrl/alt/delete, Grasshopper...it will time for you to go
Don Tween Haha: Go is a Chinese game.
cease: i thought it was japanese
Dexter Fong: Ilan: Then you missed the great Phil Austin non-sighting
Don Tween Haha: I thought it was British.
llanwydd: Ho is Vietnamese
Dexter Fong: Go is Hill Billyish as in Go Cat Go
cease: lots of vietnamese hos in van.
llanwydd: yeah I tend to miss Phil
cease: spades too
Don Tween Haha: Ho is us... We have met the enemy.
cease: ho ho ho chi minh
Don Tween Haha: Phil really should show up on The O'Franken Factor.
cease: or anything else in air america. except randi or malloy
Merlyn: have you emailed that suggestion to the Franken show?
Don Tween Haha: Randi is a bit rabid.
Don Tween Haha: Will do.
cease: i think bergman would be best as an air america guest. the most overly political
Merlyn: true
cease: i love randi but i dont listen to her much unless i'm, home in the aft which isnt often
cease: malloy is just annoying.
Don Tween Haha: Overt the hills and far away...
cease: i dont like the whole talk show format. i'd rather just hear interesting guests, as maj report and franken have daily
Dexter Fong: I'd say we need an interesting guest
cease: here?
cease: doesn't Louise count?
Dexter Fong: Yes
Dexter Fong: But only to 15 decimal places
llanwydd: good idea dex. Who can we invite?
Merlyn: I'm going to be interviewed on a boston show sunday night for about 10 minutes
Dexter Fong: Great>....wanna practice?
llanwydd: what's the show about, Merl?
cease: about what, merl?
Dexter Fong: Is their a topic?
Dexter Fong: there
Dexter Fong: Guess he want's an introduction
llanwydd: Bigh is starting to fade
cease: wow, a virulantly anti-bush liberal mp has just been kicked out of caucus. and this is a Minority government
Merlyn: About the recent ACLU/DoD settlement on the Boy Scouts. I've been helping the ACLU attorney
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 9:44 PM and alt.klokwkdog.ri steps out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
Dexter Fong: Liberals the MInority?
Dexter Fong: Hey Klok
Bightrethighrehighre: oopssss....
llanwydd: hi klok
cease: i didnt know you were a lawyer, merl
cease: indeed, dex. always a good thing
Merlyn: I play one on TV.
alt.klokwkdog.ri: hello everyone
||||||||| JustaRegularTweeny waltzes in at 9:45 PM carrying an obsidian door knocker.
Dexter Fong: Maybe he;s a Boy Sciout
cease: our best govts in my lifetime have been minority govts
Bightrethighrehighre: High klok....
alt.klokwkdog.ri: cat is this canada or bc?
Merlyn: I've been digging up information on e.g. HUD grants to Boy Scouts & such
cease: lawyer's hospital?
cease: klolkman
JustaRegularTweeny: I went to the Sitting Room and couldn't get back.
Dexter Fong: Cat: Closest we came to a minority govt was right after Reconstruction came in
cease: good news. our CRTC turned down an application to let fox news broadcast here
alt.klokwkdog.ri: LOL, Dex
Dexter Fong: Tween: YOu can't get here fropm thewre
JustaRegularTweeny: Cease be CN?
cease: the andrew johnson impeachment?
alt.klokwkdog.ri: cat - they should have allowe them, for a 1.5m/yr fee
JustaRegularTweeny: Eat a peach. Then an almond.
alt.klokwkdog.ri: another kind of "minority", Cat...
Dexter Fong: Cat: Had a different color minority in mid
Merlyn: The radio interview should be about 10:50 PM sunday Eastern time, on "One in Ten" on WFNX
cease: the minority report. i actually liked thatr flick
Dexter Fong: Klok: No money is worth putting that poison in people's minds
JustaRegularTweeny: Green eggs with ham, cat?
Dexter Fong: OOoooh! I'd like some please
Dexter Fong: Lotsa green too
JustaRegularTweeny: Double green with a porkupine!
alt.klokwkdog.ri: dex -- one would think canadians wouldn't watch it
Bightrethighrehighre: www.npr.org ....just re listened to npr's FST clips....
cease: green tea here
JustaRegularTweeny: FST? Cross your knees when you mention that...
||||||||| It's 9:50 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Don Tween Haha - dead from intense demonic possession
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
Dexter Fong: Klok: You *know* wherever you go, there will be people who fall for that stuff...i.e. "reality" TV
llanwydd: no jokes about america!
Merlyn: Hey cat, I created a non-podcasting page so any audio there is also available for manual download: http://www.firesigntheatre.com/podcasting/list.php
cease: to us, america Is a joke.
Dexter Fong: Klok: Meant "e.g."
cease: is that my Hour Hour thing, merl?
alt.klokwkdog.ri: yeah, i had forgotten about the sales of gold-plated speaker wire for $200/ft...
alt.klokwkdog.ri: gratia to you too dex
cease: i could listen to the pod blogs but not anytthing else. i'm spending more time with the mac trying to learn Final Cut these days so perhaps i'll figure out how to do it in time for the firesign tour
Merlyn: among others, yes, cat. I'm slowly adding more to build podcasting traffic
Dexter Fong: Klok: lol =)))
Merlyn: Ossman's Hawaiian special is this sunday night, too. That'll be up soon after.
cease: i gave the lone ranger getting stoned piece to pot tv. they havent used it yet.
JustaRegularTweeny: What in the hell is Podcasting. I just purchased an OS X Mac from eBay (up next week)?
Dexter Fong: Cat: Probably stashed it and can't remember
Merlyn: tween, see http://www.firesigntheatre.com/podcasting/indexx.html
Merlyn: there's a link from there
Dexter Fong heads off for a rendevous wit' aVodka
JustaRegularTweeny: Guess Dr. H is working on those 18-speeds tonight.
alt.klokwkdog.ri: tweeny -- it's when hackers in a chat room take over all the iPods and Steve Jobs controls the entire US
llanwydd: Is Dave actually in Hawaii, Merl? Or was he?
Merlyn: it's basically automatic downloading of audio
Merlyn: David and Judith are in Hawaii right now, yes
JustaRegularTweeny: Thanks Merl. Will Hemlock Stones the sucker.
cease: good for them
alt.klokwkdog.ri: Merlyn - isn't fully automatic download banned by BATF?
cease: i thought you meant blind dave
Merlyn: we filed off the safety
Merlyn: no cat, FT's david O
alt.klokwkdog.ri: Merlyn- you dont' have to delete the file, just hide it
JustaRegularTweeny: Hello, my name is Steve. This is Steve from the Philosophy department....
Merlyn: I have a couple of "hide" directories....
alt.klokwkdog.ri: Oh yeah, Ken (Dr. H) is cruising along and gearjamming -- may be awhile before he can sync in with the chat
cease: work or vacation, merl?
JustaRegularTweeny: Is ir OK if we call you Steve? It saves confuscian...
llanwydd: of the university of walamaloo
Merlyn: and a "nor hair" directory
Merlyn: a working vacation, cat, they're doing a "live from the islands" 6-hour special on hawaiian slack guitar music
Merlyn: I'll be sending out a pre-announce to the email list tomorrow, and a reminder on sunday
cease: and getting paid, merl?
cease: that's great news
JustaRegularTweeny: Grid I hope we get broadband as common as it is in S. Korea.
cease: i've been to hawaii many times, but never got paid to go there
Merlyn: I think so, but it's public radio, so it's probably in pennies
cease: better than being paid in Poi
JustaRegularTweeny: 128k sounds pretty good.
JustaRegularTweeny: Yo Dog. Think about this...
Merlyn: or in poi bois
llanwydd: how much is airfare from where you are cat?
llanwydd: I've got to try poi sometime. Cant get it around here
JustaRegularTweeny: The Air Fair. Come One, Come All!
cease: i don't know. hawaii was always my stop then i flew back and forth from la to tokyo and back, which i used to do often
cease: poi is vile, but lots of good fruit there
JustaRegularTweeny: Supersonic fighting cocks... Leave your hammers at the box....
Dexter Fong: And Kobe Beef
cease: beef in japan is another taste dimension entirely
JustaRegularTweeny: Mad cow.
alt.klokwkdog.ri: wasn't he acquitted?
Dexter Fong: Crazy Fox
llanwydd: sukiyaki is great!
JustaRegularTweeny: Makes you shake and shiver at Bruch Hornsby concerts.
cease: now the cvili trial begins. if the chick is smart, she'll settle for being paid in Kobe Beef
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 10 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
cease: not the dishes so much, llan, the meat itself. unbelievable. a roast beef sandwich, whatever
Dexter Fong: Tweeny: Sure you don't gotta connection?
JustaRegularTweeny: Also brunch with Hornsby. Not quite breakfast, not quite supper's ready.
cease: bruce hornsby?
Dexter Fong: Bing Hornsby?
JustaRegularTweeny: One of these days Austin City Limits is going to put their shows on DVD and make a freakin' fortune.
cease: lenny bruce hornsby?
llanwydd: Bruckner Hornsbie
Dexter Fong: Bing Hornsby Go?
Bightrethighrehighre: I'm melting....
JustaRegularTweeny: And That's the Way it Is, November18, 2004....
cease: move to someplace colder
Dexter Fong: No thanks
llanwydd: I kind of like Bruce but not with the Grateful Dead
JustaRegularTweeny: The Inuit song, 3 Dead Trolls in a Baggie.
Dexter Fong: Baggie? Thought it was a walrun hide tote bag
JustaRegularTweeny: Which song doest offend thee, LL?
cease: a canuck comedy group
JustaRegularTweeny: I hear Moraz sat in with the Dead. If anyone has a recording...
llanwydd: just the live Dead sound with Hornsby. He's good by himself though
cease: that's the way it is
JustaRegularTweeny: And Bonnie Raitt, and Eagles....
llanwydd: that's amazing to hear about Moraz
alt.klokwkdog.ri: Hornsby is kind of like Jennifer Warnes -- he never quite made it as an act, but he is fantastic session player
Dexter Fong: Charles Lloyd played with the Dead too
JustaRegularTweeny: Lady With a Fan comes to mind LL. Just somewhere he might have done justice.
JustaRegularTweeny: Don't know Charles Lloyd, but then I haven't really kept up with the GD crew.
Dexter Fong: Lady With a fan remade by Shania Twain called Star with a Stalker"
cease: i saw lloyd at The Tourbador on acid once. didnt make up for the lack of Jarrett
cease: Lloyd is kind of Coltrane light, who listened to a lot of pop music
JustaRegularTweeny: '73 RFK Stadium. GD & Allmans.
cease: back in the days when rock groups played with jazz groups.
Dexter Fong: Cat: That original quintet/quartet was just astonighingly good....saw 'em a number of times in a small club
llanwydd: "Terrapin" is very un-Dead
alt.klokwkdog.ri: btw, heard Joe Zawinul's Stories of the Danube today. Fascinating classical/tone poem/jazz piece
cease: with jarret, dex?
JustaRegularTweeny: Shania Spears is not exactly what I'm looking for in a young singer.
cease: i have the soundtrack album, though never seen the flick. one of my faves
Dexter Fong: Cat: Yes
cease: when i was a dj in 69 i played a lot of lloyd
JustaRegularTweeny: Zawinful reversing the voltage on an ARP 2600 and playing the keyboard backwards on Birdland does get my attention.
Dexter Fong: A llot of Lloyd?
Bightrethighrehighre: alt.klokwkdog.ri: I just brought home Zawinul's "Faces and Places"....haven't had a chance to hear it yet....
llanwydd: is Lloyd of London?
Dexter Fong: No, of Llourdes
JustaRegularTweeny: Larry the leisure suit Londin?
alt.klokwkdog.ri: only Z. I'd really listened to was Weather Report LPs in the 70s. Dude's been around for a while
Dexter Fong: He has a Llama shop there
Dexter Fong: IKlok: If Eubie blake were still alive, he have been around for more than a century
alt.klokwkdog.ri: speaking of whipped llama ass, AOL fired the last Winamp crew
Dexter Fong: Lloyd of LLourdes cures his Llama hides there?
llanwydd: I saw Eubie on Saturday Night Live when he was 99
Dexter Fong: Ilan: He was amazing
cease: the one after 99?
alt.klokwkdog.ri: dex - did you see The K Chronicles cartoon in Salon this week?
Merlyn: 99 bottles of blake on the wall...
cease: driving miss daisy?
cease: burning bright
Dexter Fong: Klok: No, don't really keep up with Salon unless someone puts up an URL
alt.klokwkdog.ri: yeah, the 105 year-old lady in the wheelchair
cease: a daily read for me
llanwydd: move over once, move over twice
Dexter Fong: Klok: A real wheelchair or one of them "Rascals" motorized chairs they use cause there lazy?
cease: drvin that train, high on coltrane
alt.klokwkdog.ri: dex - http://www.salon.com/comics/knig/2004/11/17/knig/index1.html
alt.klokwkdog.ri: LOL cat
Dexter Fong: ...Elvin Jones I know's you...I know's your name
JustaRegularTweeny: I have a car that runs on coal. It's called the Enron.
cease: he used to hang out at my fave jazz joint in tokyo, friend of the owner
llanwydd: look up my number
cease: that's what santa calls it too
Dexter Fong: Ilan: It's number one in my book =))
alt.klokwkdog.ri: they've got the guns, but we've got the numbers
cease: elvin starred in the firesign's worst movie, and that's saying a lot
JustaRegularTweeny: Guess what's in your Christmas stocks?
Dexter Fong: Cat: It wasn't really their movie though, was it?
JustaRegularTweeny: It's good being so close to water...
JustaRegularTweeny: We're all bozos.
cease: wel they got Dwarf out of the experience
Dexter Fong: Dousing Tween?
cease: in the end, no, dex but they were the principle writers
JustaRegularTweeny: I bring my car to Jack Poet every mourning.
alt.klokwkdog.ri: F Scott Firesign?
cease: i've seen americathon and that other one procberg wrote, forget, tunnel vision i think?
cease: dont have either of them on cassette though so dont recall them well
alt.klokwkdog.ri: which principles did they write?
alt.klokwkdog.ri: yeah, tunnel vision
Dexter Fong: IIRC, as the project went on, things fell apart and someone else (Director..producer) took over
llanwydd: there aren't many firesign movies
alt.klokwkdog.ri: meat loaf
cease: but they do not stick in memory. just today i rmember i have hot shorts and missing yollks, and they were very mcuh firesign flicks. funny but in no way memorable
cease: i'd say 15 or so, llan
cease: but none of them worth knowing about
JustaRegularTweeny: Don't let your head rest... har, har ,har... Oh, I'm sorry.
Dexter Fong: Cat: I would think J-Men the best "Movie"..you think
llanwydd: I only know of Martian Space Party and EYKIW
cease: i must watch it again. yes, that was qute good
Bightrethighrehighre: catch ya'll next week....pbs has a show about Chaco canyon....a must see for me....bye-bye....
cease: i havent seen either of those, llan
cease: by big
||||||||| At 10:22 PM, the lights go out! Rocky Rococo's voice pierces the inky darkness: "I've got you now, Bightrethighrehighre!" Shattering glass is heard, and then the lights come back on...
llanwydd: night bigh
Dexter Fong: Ilan: There's a video of "everything..." but IIRC it's like lip-synced
cease: just fragments of eykiw
Dexter Fong: Night Big
JustaRegularTweeny: Big bye.
cease: i wasted $40 canuck bucks on the krassner/groucho acid flick of late
JustaRegularTweeny: Looneybirds. That's what they are...
cease: and i mostly just bought it to give it to pot tv, who enjoyed it a lot more than i did
Dexter Fong: Don't worry, Cat that's only like 36.50 American now
llanwydd: forty dollars to watch groucho!
cease: i know, dex
cease: a dvd of a 40 year old flick, llan
Dexter Fong: C$ going up
cease: groucho sucked, if you can believe it
Dexter Fong: Euro going up
cease: even with krassner's acid
JustaRegularTweeny: $50T to have the Marx brothers reincarnated, or pay off the American debt. Either way...
Dexter Fong: Yen going up
cease: no, the us$ is going down.
Dexter Fong: Cat: You're right, I'm standing on my head
Dexter Fong: I was trying to bend over backwards
JustaRegularTweeny: Clinton said, "Am I the only person who likes both Geroge Bush and John Kerry" at the opening of his Presidential Library.
Dexter Fong: Gulan Fong you know?
llanwydd: I recently rewatched "The Cocoanuts". Easily the best film of 1929
cease: i heard that tween
JustaRegularTweeny: It's like Aikido. Or so the Germans would have you believe...
Dexter Fong: Ilan: Name 3 other dilms of that year
cease: yes i have to get those dvds
Dexter Fong: or filims
cease: why?
JustaRegularTweeny: Via a duct?
Dexter Fong: Akido is German for Cocoanut
llanwydd: okay. "Noah's Ark", "Broadway Melody" and "Blackmail"
cease: also a martial art for nuts
Dexter Fong: as in "Jah, wir gehaben nicht Aikido"
Dexter Fong: Now Ilan, you didn't look that up did you? =)
JustaRegularTweeny: Sorry, I vas hoping zat the germans have Marx Bros DNA and might clone dzem.
llanwydd: Sie liebt dich, ja ja ja!
cease: or Noah's Black Broad, Arkways Mellow D-Mail and .....
llanwydd: no, I just happen to know old films
llanwydd: LOL cat!
Dexter Fong: Jah, Ich gelieben Dick Cheney too...he would haff made a great Nazi
cease: a duck, right in the furer's face
JustaRegularTweeny: Not to digress, but I have met some Aikidoists. They ain't bull.
Dexter Fong: ttttthhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!
cease: would have?
llanwydd: LOL, dex!
cease: i knew lots of them in japan.
JustaRegularTweeny: And now, my wife an I would like to return to Nick Danger, 3rd eye.
cease: nick needs his eye back?
Dexter Fong: BBBBBBBBBBbbbbbbbbOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOoooooooooo
llanwydd: do aikidoists use cocoanuts?
cease: i don't consider "martial" and "arts" in the same sentence valid
Dexter Fong: Ilan: Only on bowling night
JustaRegularTweeny: Hey Grand Martial, are you gonna raise the flag?
Dexter Fong: Cat: Well said
cease: only the african swallows
Dexter Fong: can return to Timbuktu
cease: or 3
JustaRegularTweeny: Toto - last song on Toto IV - best recorded album 1984
Dexter Fong: 3! that's right 3! well 4...maybe
JustaRegularTweeny: Gee gosh I'm old.
Dexter Fong: Grats Tween =)
JustaRegularTweeny: Grats Firesign.
alt.klokwkdog.ri: tweeny has been around since before the beginning
cease: i was gonna put on Welcome to Timbuk 3, one of my fave discs, but the big dog and small cats are sleeping peacefully in this room
alt.klokwkdog.ri: ars ingratia artis
Dexter Fong: Klok: Good..then he hasn't seen this part yet
JustaRegularTweeny: Is this infant a Communist, or isn't he?
Dexter Fong: All infants are inherently Communists
JustaRegularTweeny: Born in FL, grew up around D.C.
JustaRegularTweeny: 1954
cease: trailing a red, with red hair
alt.klokwkdog.ri: things don't grow well around DC
cease: i was in florida in 54
cease: just passing through though
Dexter Fong: Cat: I told Red Skelton not to work pink
JustaRegularTweeny: Then you know Sally?
cease: just bullshit, eh, clock?
llanwydd: please don't wear red tonight
JustaRegularTweeny: Just passing through...
Dexter Fong: ...like a lonsome train whistle
alt.klokwkdog.ri: red hair and black leather, my favorite color scheme
JustaRegularTweeny: Amazon Women on the Moon - and now back to our 1954 classic...
cease: in cold leather
Dexter Fong: Black hair and Red Leather...how about that Klok
cease: you can probably pick it up on Amazon
JustaRegularTweeny: Leather and Lace. You do yours, I'll do mine.
Dexter Fong: Kinda like a negative view of a positive action
alt.klokwkdog.ri: there's nothing in this world that beats a 52 vincent and a red-headed girl...
llanwydd: is that on Ben Bland's All Night Matinee, Tween?
cease: vincent guaraldi tune to torment charlie brown?
Dexter Fong: 1852...Not van Gogh's greatest period
cease: but not a bad comma
llanwydd: you know until now I never got the joke: All Night Matinee
Dexter Fong: Charlei Brown tune to torment the world
JustaRegularTweeny: Kinda like Cowboys & Englishmen. Kinda like country rock. A little bit country, a little bit rock & roll. I've met her brother. Had a Moog Memorymoog.
cease: me too, llan
alt.klokwkdog.ri: now nortons and indians and greeves won't do...ah, they don't have a soul like a vincent '52
Dexter Fong: Ilan: Isn't that cool =)))
cease: i never got the groucho ref in dwarf until a chat a few weeks ago
alt.klokwkdog.ri: cat - WHAT???!
Dexter Fong: What ref dat Cat?
JustaRegularTweeny: Friends, Romans, countrymen. Lend me your attention.
cease: ive been up all night watching myself on the TV
alt.klokwkdog.ri: the duck came down?
cease: the bird came down with the word and we ate him
cease: and what was the word?
Dexter Fong: Cat: Is that something Groucho was noted for?
cease: funny, as i use the duck word thing in my new play
alt.klokwkdog.ri: you bet your life, Dex!
cease: that was the prop thing in what's my line
llanwydd: oh the part about the duck with the magic word? I got that as soon as I heard it
cease: yes it was groucho's catch phrase the last 30 years of his life
Dexter Fong: Klok: I have 6 silver ladies here in the Balcony
cease: the bird's the word
alt.klokwkdog.ri: no, Cat, that was kitty carlisle's show...
cease: or whatever that tune was, also a ref to that no doubt
cease: i forget grouch's show
alt.klokwkdog.ri: you bet your life you did, Cat
cease: it can be googled quickly by the non-lazy
Dexter Fong thinks just time enough for another drink before the moving of the car
alt.klokwkdog.ri feels like that duck in that insurance TV ad
cease: we spoke of this a few weeks ago. a revelation to me
cease: and i've heard Dwarf more often than i've eaten birds of any variety
llanwydd: you say you want a revelation, well you know...
alt.klokwkdog.ri: when i was a kid, that was the only part of You Bet Your Life that I wanted to see...
cease: the descending duck?
alt.klokwkdog.ri: yes, one of Groucho's paintings, auctioned off after he died at Christie's: Duck Descending a Staircase
cease: when did it go off the air? early 50s? i only saw it after it had dissappeared as i recall
llanwydd: I remember groucho once said, "Alright, duck. Beat it!"
cease: those were the days of Duck, and Cover
alt.klokwkdog.ri: i thought it was boring except for the goofy duck with the $100, yeah early 50s to maybe '57. check IMDB
Dexter Fong: Early Michael Jackson reference
Dexter Fong: Klok: I amy be wrong but I think he resurrected the show for a while
alt.klokwkdog.ri: he was too old and i was too young and all the innuendo went rite over my head
llanwydd: Duck and Cover. anything like Lock and Load?
Dexter Fong: Klok: you'
Dexter Fong: re lucky =))
alt.klokwkdog.ri: speaking of resurrection, did you see Fiore's animation for Halloween week, Dex?
cease: we got our first tv and the end of 56.
JustaRegularTweeny: Plastic over the head. Safest way.
Dexter Fong: Paper or Plastique
cease: the only thing i remember was my parents watching endless westerns and assorted vilence, no comedy that i can recall
llanwydd: just in time for I Love Lucy
JustaRegularTweeny: The 56 election? No wayyyy dude....
alt.klokwkdog.ri: my dad bought one in '52. had a 9" screen. we had to watch it until 1957... :-(
alt.klokwkdog.ri: Ernie Kovacs, Cat
Dexter Fong: Klok: But you had the enlarger right?
alt.klokwkdog.ri: Honeymooners
cease: my parents werent' into comedies
cease: i caught all of that later
JustaRegularTweeny: Beware of the militant redeux complex.
Dexter Fong: I remeber the Nick Tesla Show
alt.klokwkdog.ri: after paying $600 for that TV, we didn't have diddly, Dex! ;-)
cease: fist thing i could watch on my own was sat. morning cartoons
alt.klokwkdog.ri: Ruff 'n' Reddy
Dexter Fong: Klok: I think Diddly was on the Dumont network
alt.klokwkdog.ri: Tom Corbett
llanwydd: the innuendo went over your head? Well you know what they say. Love flies out the door when money comes innuendo
cease: the one i remember liking was Crusader Rabbit
JustaRegularTweeny: Tom's not here.
cease: then there was howdy doody and the micky mouse club
cease: cartons with people in them
JustaRegularTweeny: I like big ears.
alt.klokwkdog.ri: never watched that one, Cat. NC was too poor to pay for it. We got crap like The Friendly Giant
Dexter Fong: Town Meeting of the Air...Friday Night Wrestling....Good times my friends
alt.klokwkdog.ri loved Howdy Doody, Buffalo Bob, etc.
cease: from canada?
llanwydd: I remember Mickey but not Howdy
JustaRegularTweeny: Mr. Green Genes
cease: it was on here for many years. Bit loved it as a kid
alt.klokwkdog.ri: my dad watched the Fri. nite fights religiously
cease: i vaguely remember roller derby
Dexter Fong: I remeber Hoppy...Howdy....but most of all, I remeber Mama
alt.klokwkdog.ri: I still remember that Gillette theme song, probably a meme of my whole life...
JustaRegularTweeny: When all your friends are falling like rotten fruit all around you...
llanwydd: I used to like Soupy Sales
Dexter Fong: It's harvest time
alt.klokwkdog.ri: Cat - roller derby was later. The ultimate TV expression of Gresham's law
cease: i remember him from the 60s. funny name
JustaRegularTweeny: Ralph Spoilsport's new and used body parts.
cease: it wasnt somethingn i watche but my parents had perverse tastes. i was usually reading
Dexter Fong: Cat: He *was* a funny maner
Dexter Fong: or namer
llanwydd: I was born in 61 so I don't remember Howdy
alt.klokwkdog.ri: as Fussell put it in Class, advertisers realized mostly, it was drawing people who couldn't even afford deodorant and toothpaste...
cease: i knew they guy spoilsport was based on. a competitor of my dad's ford dealership
JustaRegularTweeny: How about the Jetsons?
cease: very sleazy even for those days
alt.klokwkdog.ri: Ilan - he was a puppet, perfect symbol for the McCarthy era...
llanwydd: My dad prefered Huntley and Brinkley to Soupy Sales. Much to my chagrin
JustaRegularTweeny: Apparently one of our aircraft just did mach 10.
Dexter Fong: A ffiord deallership?
cease: that's much later, tween
alt.klokwkdog.ri had a crush on Judy...
Dexter Fong: Tween: It was a scram jet
cease: a take off of the flintsones as i recall
JustaRegularTweeny: Exactly!
cease: after C. Rabbit, the next carton i remember fondly was Rocky and Bullwinkle which was more like 64 or something
alt.klokwkdog.ri: wasn't really a take off, just the same scripts re-done in different settings
Dexter Fong: I remeber my first carton of Luckies...they were green cause they'd gone to war
cease: dudley doright, the time travelling dog- wondrous stuff
alt.klokwkdog.ri: Rocky I missed until much older because I'd become "too old" for cartoons
JustaRegularTweeny: I'm so old the grocery store threw me out. Old, I'm tellin' ya...
cease: were you in a war, dex?
llanwydd: I heard about that aircraft. It would mean more to me if it were a passenger aircraft
Dexter Fong: Cat: Yes...the war of the sexes
cease: i was 13 and i loved rocky and friends
alt.klokwkdog.ri: yes, Cat, he was in the infantry in the Great War, wasn't it, Dex? ;-)
alt.klokwkdog.ri: Branson is working on that one, Ilan
Dexter Fong: Klok: All wars are great......if you win 'em
cease: better fuss budget's war than fussell's war
llanwydd: anybody from in or near New York City remember Sandy Becker?
JustaRegularTweeny: Charles Branson? The eve men do?
Dexter Fong: Yes, I do Ilan
cease: and yo dont have to be in em, like bush and his chicken hawk pals
cease: Tiny was in Vietnam, wasn't he?
JustaRegularTweeny: Neo-cons. Which is what will happen to Ken Lay.
alt.klokwkdog.ri: no, like Virgin Spaceways' Branson, Tween
llanwydd: thought you might, dex. I used to watch him religiously
alt.klokwkdog.ri: yes, I think so, Cat, rest his soul
JustaRegularTweeny: Don't you see what I'm holding over your heads lads?
cease: is he the only chatter, and there've been quite a few, who was in an actual war?
JustaRegularTweeny: Audy Murphy
Dexter Fong: I first saw him in an improv group, The Compass Players..can't remember any one else except Severn Darden and somebody else
alt.klokwkdog.ri misses Tiny Doctor Tim. rest well, dear friend
cease: bergman seemed to take greatest glee from the effect firesign albums had on vietnam gi's
Dexter Fong: Ilan: Alan Arkin was also in the group
JustaRegularTweeny: No glee. Just fact.
llanwydd: compass players? You mean Sandy?
Dexter Fong: Ilan: Yes
cease: i cast him as a viet vet in Red Shift i think because he told me he was
Dexter Fong: Ilan: I think so anyway
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 11 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
alt.klokwkdog.ri: i think we have had one or two other (Viet) veterans in the chat from time to time
JustaRegularTweeny: Ah, Paul Robeson. Talk about getting sold a bill of goods by the Soviet. Not that WE can't go there...
Dexter Fong: "Old Man Ribbuh! ...Ribbuh!
llanwydd: fantastic! Becker did a character called "Hambone" which scared the living daylights out of me. But I would watch Sandy until Hambone came on and then avert my eyes
JustaRegularTweeny: It's OK to torture people, as long as they're not approved.
alt.klokwkdog.ri: it wasn't just Robeson, Tween. a lot of people fell for that
JustaRegularTweeny: Why, we've got it on tape!
Dexter Fong: I got a 68% approval rating from People Mag
Merlyn: In case anyone was talking to me...
JustaRegularTweeny: Bro...
Dexter Fong: The Last Jude Law they called me
alt.klokwkdog.ri: henry ford and US officials visited Ukraine in the '30s, came back and swore the potemkin villages they saw were real
cease: only About you
JustaRegularTweeny: We're about to jump into the biggest hole anybody's ever seen.
cease: lenin loved henry ford. turning people into machines
cease: as citizens of bush's america, tween?
JustaRegularTweeny: All hail!
Dexter Fong: Hail
alt.klokwkdog.ri: also because he treated workers better than the other capitalists, Cat
JustaRegularTweeny: Treat your neighbor like your brother... or something like that.
cease: my dad worked for him for decades, klok, although as a capitalist, not a worker
Dexter Fong: Klok: Also because he regulated everything about their livess in those little "ghettos" he constructed for them
alt.klokwkdog.ri: lenin/stalin actually slaughtered fewer citizens than the czars did and they were more scientific about it. saddam studied them.
llanwydd: millions of Ukranians were starving to death in the 30s
cease: my relatives
alt.klokwkdog.ri: 8 million, Ilan
Dexter Fong: Degree of Death difficulty on thios one Bob, is 9.3
alt.klokwkdog.ri: like the Armenians, they are now not shy about reminding everyone, too
cease: of course, there were no citizens in the czars days. that's why my grandfather fled russia
alt.klokwkdog.ri: castro has slaughtered fewer citizens than Batista did
cease: i thought stalin killed 30 milllion at least
llanwydd: is simril a russian name?
JustaRegularTweeny: -- "People say, 'if it weren't for the Americans, the French would be speaking German'. I say 'well, if it weren't for the French, we'd be speaking Cherokee...'" -- Bobcat Goldwaith
JustaRegularTweeny:
Dexter Fong: ...and he's going for the ever difficult double dis-embowlment with a twisted C 2 vertebrae
alt.klokwkdog.ri: at least, cat, but specifically 8 million Ukrainians in the 1930s
cease: anglified, llan
JustaRegularTweeny: must be a character that HTML is misinterpreting...
Dexter Fong: ...and Oh!...Oh! he unfortunatley slashed the carotid artery...He'll loose point for that Bob
cease: my mother's people are ukranians, at least the ones who moved to canada at the turn of the century. their kin back in the ukraine perished in vast numbers
Dexter Fong: ....and we'll be right back to the Martial Arts Olympiad from TImbuckto, after these messages
JustaRegularTweeny: You don't want to know about Stalin. Except for the mutual hatred of Hitler.
Dexter Fong: Cat: My wife is russian from Odessa region
Dexter Fong: We might be Llandsmans
JustaRegularTweeny: Putin was head of KGB. Bush was head of CIA. Coincidence, or bullshit?
cease: my father's father was from st. petersburg. his wife from vienna
alt.klokwkdog.ri: he formed an alliance with hitler, Tween. that was the end of it for many US communists; they began to see behind the curtain...
JustaRegularTweeny: Mail-bride?
cease: pay no attention, toto
cease: previous bush, tween. this one too dumb to be head of anything
Dexter Fong: Tween: Male Bride?
cease: gay marriage? i've gotta get out in the snow to vote against the kerry fella to stop that
alt.klokwkdog.ri: history might have been completely different if the German Military hadn't allowed Lenin to cross Germany on that train in 1918
JustaRegularTweeny: Mine was from Chechnya. She gives goot.
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 11:12 PM and Mi Hamster Esta Yamamoto steps out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
Dexter Fong: Mail Bride = Amour Armed
alt.klokwkdog.ri: hey, Yam!
JustaRegularTweeny: Yam...
cease: you yam what you yam
Dexter Fong: Oi!
Mi Hamster Esta Yamamoto: oi
Dexter Fong: oi
Mi Hamster Esta Yamamoto: what we Putin On?
Dexter Fong: Ze Rich
llanwydd: Putin On the Ritz
JustaRegularTweeny: I'll take a bushel of those grapes.
alt.klokwkdog.ri adjourns briefly to snag a brew
Mi Hamster Esta Yamamoto: Too many of em
Dexter Fong: I've got a loverly bunch of Aikidos
JustaRegularTweeny: If you F/w NY, I don't think that Mr. Bush is your first worry.
Mi Hamster Esta Yamamoto: Just got done looking at thee Lousiana Abstinence education website. Depressing
cease: less judo, more Jews!
Dexter Fong: Oi!
JustaRegularTweeny: Kerry would have made a really good president.
Mi Hamster Esta Yamamoto: http://www.abstinencedu.com/
JustaRegularTweeny: New Anglicans. Domeni, domeni....
cease: who knows. maybe so would dewey, or tilden
Dexter Fong: Brought to you by "more Jews" Jewelry....resetting stones since the age of the Pyramids
Mi Hamster Esta Yamamoto: after monkey boy, a houseplant would make a good president
cease: sounds like franken. Oi Oi
Dexter Fong: House plan5t? I'd settle fro ground cover
Mi Hamster Esta Yamamoto: I'd be happy to see him on money. like a sand dollar
Dexter Fong: Some Hosta maybe
Mi Hamster Esta Yamamoto: A Shrubbery!
JustaRegularTweeny: Do not think of the people who live in Texas as being represented by this man. Think Ann Richards.
Dexter Fong: or maybe Hen 'o the woods
Mi Hamster Esta Yamamoto: He' s from CT
JustaRegularTweeny: Ain't no monkey boy.
Mi Hamster Esta Yamamoto: Not from TX
cease: have any of you read Rachel Carson?
Dexter Fong: Think Anne Margret
cease: just got a new book of her old works, called Lost Woods
JustaRegularTweeny: That's wright!
cease: very good indeed
Dexter Fong: Hen 'o the Lost Woods
cease: stephen? he's out.
Dexter Fong: The rare Steppe Hen o' the Woods
Mi Hamster Esta Yamamoto: TX road trivia: Tollway: named after Bush 41; Freeway, nameed after LBJ
Dexter Fong: Yam: =))
Mi Hamster Esta Yamamoto: That just seems appropriate
cease: steep o' wolves
Mi Hamster Esta Yamamoto: Sorry about the roads lapse
Dexter Fong: And they'll appropriate your funds right quick
JustaRegularTweeny: TX Trivia - who puts up a monument to a man who plays like Hendrix?
cease: LA BLO JOB?
Mi Hamster Esta Yamamoto: scroll around on http://mryamamoto.50megs.com/fl/flih275.htm
Dexter Fong: LLA BLLO JOBBE
Dexter Fong: Must go park car will be in away mode
JustaRegularTweeny: Toll road are going to be all over the place. We're going to look like New Jersey.
llanwydd: Answer: Sam Houston?
Mi Hamster Esta Yamamoto: Alternate those sides.
Mi Hamster Esta Yamamoto: But the new ones are tax supporrted!
JustaRegularTweeny: Johnson Space Center - the only one who will put up with his brother as attorney general
Mi Hamster Esta Yamamoto: And don't make any money
alt.klokwkdog.ri: happy park, Dex
JustaRegularTweeny: Perish the though. Wees freee people....
cease: i was in a crowd when lbj opened lax
JustaRegularTweeny: LAX, take it in the evening, and wake up with pork for breakfast
llanwydd: lbj? Laxatives? You're kidding
Mi Hamster Esta Yamamoto: Sounds like shit to me
cease: i forget if he was veep or prez then. for some reason my parents wanted to see him
alt.klokwkdog.ri: but it's really good shit for LA, Yam
cease: i few years later i shook gene mccarthy's hand when he came to my u.
cease: it was like shaking hands with a ghost. i think he's dead now
alt.klokwkdog.ri: clean gene
llanwydd: he was the first president I remember. But I didn't know he was the president. I thought his first name was President and his last name was Johnson
llanwydd: He was the ugliest person on TV except for Chet Huntley
cease: ike was running for re-election when we moved to the states, but being canucks, we didn't much care
cease: good one, llan
Mi Hamster Esta Yamamoto: Now EVERYBODY on TeeVee is uglier by far
alt.klokwkdog.ri: what about Jimmy Durante?
cease: black and white had its own universe of ugliness
JustaRegularTweeny: I'm back. And I'm beautiful!
Mi Hamster Esta Yamamoto: Vicious, savage organ-eating marsupials
cease: ugliness is the theme here, tween.
alt.klokwkdog.ri: yeah, one got my B3 last week, Yam. saved the Leslie, though
Mi Hamster Esta Yamamoto: Now we have Ugly in High Definition 3-SD surround sound
JustaRegularTweeny: C3?
cease: flesh eating viruses and economic zombie hit men
Mi Hamster Esta Yamamoto: 3-D
JustaRegularTweeny: Favorite of Moraz. They were trying to sell a copy on AOL when I first moved here.
llanwydd: I'm one of the few who doesn't remember where he was when Kennedy was shot. Believe it or not my mother doesn't remember where I was either
cease: i was in shop class.
JustaRegularTweeny: eBay has some good points, and bad points.
alt.klokwkdog.ri: Yam - you betcha: http://members.cox.net/~bconverse/WPRI-DT-HD-2004-06a.jpg
Mi Hamster Esta Yamamoto: aieeee!
cease: carlin has a line to the effect, when grass hit the neighbourhood, everyone went from making kninves in shop class to pipes
alt.klokwkdog.ri: Tweeny - Hammond B3. dang marsupial got my organ
Mi Hamster Esta Yamamoto: That's a BAD thing?
alt.klokwkdog.ri: leroy
JustaRegularTweeny: Let's gather 'rouund the campfire, as we sing the old him, eating the flesh of a Martian.
JustaRegularTweeny: I grok.
llanwydd: gang fighting went away!
cease: and valentine's day
JustaRegularTweeny: Many people have tried to emulate the B3. Just isn't the same.
JustaRegularTweeny: Everybody was Kung Fu fighting...
cease: there goes crosby with his water brothers again
alt.klokwkdog.ri: not after it's been chewed on by a marsupial, it ain't
JustaRegularTweeny: Pas ici.
JustaRegularTweeny: L'opposite.
cease: Roo Roo Roo your boat
alt.klokwkdog.ri: anyone think it's strange that someone with a French name is running the NRA?
JustaRegularTweeny: Mars soup. The preferred dish at Hard Rock.
||||||||| At 11:34 PM, the lights go out! Rocky Rococo's voice pierces the inky darkness: "I've got you now, Mi Hamster Esta Yamamoto!" Shattering glass is heard, and then the lights come back on...
JustaRegularTweeny: Xeno's Paradise...
cease: tony parker?
cease: i 512th mile
JustaRegularTweeny: Two Yams? We only needed one for thanksgiving.
JustaRegularTweeny: Two would be better...
cease: oh, it is your thanksgiving next week, isnt it
cease: we got ours over with in october
JustaRegularTweeny: Pass the Indiana, please....
alt.klokwkdog.ri: darn canadians never manage to keep in step with the US...
cease: but look at all his Fs in Italian and French Horn. How Can I pass him?
JustaRegularTweeny: Sorry, I don't speak for Bubba.
alt.klokwkdog.ri has forgotten how to speak Bubba since moving up North
JustaRegularTweeny: You bladerunner?
cease: i see bubba hadnt forgotten how to speak at his big library opening today
cease: no, i philip k. poor dick's almanac
JustaRegularTweeny: Big. Bigger. Biggest. Sears & K-Mart.
cease: walmart will have them for lunch
alt.klokwkdog.ri: two big losers join to form an even bigger loser
cease: dim sum
JustaRegularTweeny: Get out the English Schoolboy's decoding manual.
JustaRegularTweeny: China will have us for lunch.
cease: ah reet
cease: ah chew!
alt.klokwkdog.ri: all the execs get nice golden handshakes and a share of the deal money and then leave the wreckage for the next bunch of golddiggers
JustaRegularTweeny: New N's.
cease: who you mean "us,? kemosabe?
alt.klokwkdog.ri: yeah, China is going to stop paying Wal-Mart to be the middleman and open direct Ching-Marts
llanwydd: golden handshakes fill your eyes
cease: you see that frontline on walmart the other night?
JustaRegularTweeny: I buy local whenever I can. Good to put some money in the hands of your neighbors, even if it's a little more expensive, than in Bermuda.
JustaRegularTweeny: Frontline rocks. There are other investigations.
alt.klokwkdog.ri: well, that's it, isn't it? they couldn't make those chains work, so they "merged" them and are gonna run out the back door with a lot of the working capital
cease: for all bushs swagger, china already owns so much us debt, if they decide to invade taiwan, all the us could do would be to cheer
JustaRegularTweeny: Ya know, some people talk about slavery like it was a bad thing. At least we was workin'! -- unknown
cease: a canuck military commentator gwynn dyer said that bush won cuz yanks want to think they're on top of the world and freeze themselves there. they've already fallen, and they can't get up
alt.klokwkdog.ri: i suspect china is on the brink of an internal revolution, which could be very bad for the whole world (not to mention China)
cease: feets, get moopin
cease: whatr do you base that suspicain on , klok?
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 11:44 PM and Yamamoto® steps out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
llanwydd: strange remark Colin Powell made about Taiwan before he ducked out of office
JustaRegularTweeny: This is a map of the world. This is the population of the world. This is the resources they use. Figure it out.
alt.klokwkdog.ri: just little stray stories in NYT, Scoop, Salon, Economist, etc. It's very unhappy out there in the countryside
JustaRegularTweeny: I suspect that Honda has robots that can walk and point.
cease: bush is the manchurian candidate
alt.klokwkdog.ri: much of the funding for those industrial miracles in China is external; China is mainly providing labor and local management
cease: mao coldnt dream of a better scheme
JustaRegularTweeny: What's your point?
cease: china gets all us production and debt. yanks get, uh.....
alt.klokwkdog.ri: Honda may, but the Chinese have 10 guys who can work faster and cost less...for now
alt.klokwkdog.ri: it's corrupt, Tweeny. it's very, very corrupt and held together with duct tape
JustaRegularTweeny: You wanna compare a SS22 with a Minuteman?
cease: if you saw they walmart piece, you know thatg's changing now
JustaRegularTweeny: Neither do the Chinese...
JustaRegularTweeny: Low prices, everyday.
Yamamoto®: what about Wal*Mart?
cease: both china and korea are replacing japan in innovation and qualtiy. many japanese in the upper echeolons of business told me that last year
alt.klokwkdog.ri: Tweeny, what if China breaks? Everone is talking about them as this big bad wolf ready to attack us, but there is another side that's just as scary
cease: frontline show about wallmart and china, on this week
Yamamoto®: what happens when we run outta 3rd World to exploit?
JustaRegularTweeny: I'm all in favor of people making a living. I just wish they wouldn't take my SUV.
Merlyn: onto the 4th world!
Merlyn: Mars!
llanwydd: wal-mart opened in my town back in 98 and the town has never been the same. Nearly an entire street closed down in the business area
alt.klokwkdog.ri: there are a billion people there, and the distribution system is just barely capable of keeping them alive and fed
JustaRegularTweeny: China is trying to feed 1.3 billion people.
cease: certainly china has more interal fissures than the us, yet therre is something about chineseness, ala overseas chineses in vast economic power sending money back to china, that the us will never have. overseas americans over the centures? please!
alt.klokwkdog.ri: if there is, say, Civil War in China, there is no way to get food in from the coast and no way to get toasters out from the interior...
JustaRegularTweeny: They have ICBMs.
cease: i dont see that happening, klok
llanwydd: not that it was a big business area
cease: but then i didnt predict the collapse of the ussr either. me and the cia
alt.klokwkdog.ri: you can't eat ICBMs, Tweeny
JustaRegularTweeny: Not a good day for the world if China goes crazy.
Yamamoto®: How long can fascisim sustain itself, though?
JustaRegularTweeny: Exactly, dog man.
llanwydd: got mail. brb
Yamamoto®: Goddam USSR, that kept the Repukeliedupes busy
JustaRegularTweeny: Are you a Christian?
Yamamoto®: me? Hell no
alt.klokwkdog.ri: and Taiwan is too critical in funding industrial projects in China for there to be more than a shadow war. the Chinese really don't want to attack and Formosa really doesn't want to be fully independent.
Dexter Fong: Llegalllly Llodged
cease: i have successfully avoided all relgions thus far. i see no reason to expect that will change
JustaRegularTweeny: I like Christ's words. I have a problem with Jerry Fallwell telling me who Christ is.
cease: i agree, klok
Yamamoto®: Chist's words in and of themselves are okay
JustaRegularTweeny: New fascism.
Dexter Fong: I like Crhrists words too...They're in red so you don't have to highlight them
alt.klokwkdog.ri: but the peasants in the interior are getting really tired of being screwed by the rich industrial zones and corrupt CPR officials
Yamamoto®: that's handy
JustaRegularTweeny: I also worked for EDS during the Gulf War, making Abrahms tank engines. Go figure.
Dexter Fong: Serfs Up!
llanwydd: just somebody trying to sell me "various pills" by mail. Now what were we talking about? China?
Yamamoto®: Got a spare, I'll put it in my Tempoo
cease: let me see. he cursed a fig tree for not having figs out of season. he sent some mental illnesses from people into innocent pigs. and he attacked money lenders in the temple and provoked their bosses to off him. what's to like about that?
alt.klokwkdog.ri: 4 gallons per mile...
JustaRegularTweeny: Yo serf! She'll be comin' round the mountain when she comes. What's that leaf?
Yamamoto®: Serfin USA
Yamamoto®: Well he WAS human
JustaRegularTweeny: Serf USA. Use a credit card.
Dexter Fong: Cat: It was the performance...Not since Marlon Brando in "On the Waerfront" has there been such a perforance
Yamamoto®: Even the Son'o'God can have an off day
cease: see the usa through your turrett bay
alt.klokwkdog.ri: man, those Abrams really did a job in Fallujah, eh? On that one street they would fit on...
Dexter Fong: Yam: Every Sunday as a matter of fact
JustaRegularTweeny: Not since the ruby slippers...
Yamamoto®: I have no credit cards
cease: i could have been a contra-tenor?
Dexter Fong: Welcome to the Baritone Liveration Center
Yamamoto®: only in nicuagua, cat
alt.klokwkdog.ri: All those Armored Div guys in Iraq are just lovin' the fact that they're driving around in Humvees with canvas doors and standing in the street manning checkpoints...
JustaRegularTweeny: Just to let ya know... Cummins also makes really good engines for pick-up trucks & tractors.
Dexter Fong: afk for last refill
||||||||| Catherwood ushers ffred into the room, accepts a grimy quarter as a gratuity, mumbles something about 11:57 PM, then departs.
JustaRegularTweeny: Christian Contras. Now there's a bill of sale.
JustaRegularTweeny: Phred!
alt.klokwkdog.ri: what? Bobby Allison sold me a bill of goods?! Heavens! Martha, get my shotgun!
Merlyn: is one 'f' silent?
llanwydd: hi ffred
ffred: Yes
alt.klokwkdog.ri: shades of pen unbra!
Merlyn: which one?
Merlyn: I gots ta know!
JustaRegularTweeny: So, the pea is silent?
alt.klokwkdog.ri: all three, Merlyn
alt.klokwkdog.ri: no, the pea is sweet, Tweeny
Merlyn: better red than ffred?
||||||||| ffred rushes off, saying "11:59 PM? Mark Time is almost on! Where's a radio?"
alt.klokwkdog.ri: spin, charm, flavor and sweet...forgot your quantum physiques, eh?
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 12:00 AM and ffred steps out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
Dexter Fong: Ffred: have you met Lloyd?
cease: hey, firezine lives
llanwydd: I'll bet ffred will come back as someone else
alt.klokwkdog.ri: he already did...
Dexter Fong: They always come back changed
||||||||| 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..
alt.klokwkdog.ri: that's altered to you, Dex
Merlyn: then send babies through it
Dexter Fong: Midnight comes early here in the City of the Big Apples
alt.klokwkdog.ri: Catherwood is rather more backwards this week, eh?
llanwydd: Catherwood's off again as usual
Dexter Fong: He's all bent over in the drawers
Merlyn: he's just ahead of his time
cease: where did that welsh rabbit go with that cheesy watch?
cease: oh no, the ifresigns are singing xmas carols
Dexter Fong: LLLLanggggglllllishllllllgh
||||||||| At 12:02 AM, the lights go out! Rocky Rococo's voice pierces the inky darkness: "I've got you now, Yamamoto®!" Shattering glass is heard, and then the lights come back on...
cease: i jsut put on lets eat 7
Dexter Fong: It's Reg Yam..."OI"
Dexter Fong: Cat: With eight you get rolled
llanwydd: is that a xmas carol, dex?
llanwydd: maybe a welsh one
Dexter Fong: LLLLLLLLLanggg etc.? or Reg Yam "OI"?
cease: the rats take over
JustaRegularTweeny: Never did figure what the Nazis thought they would do with the Japanese. Probably what we did...
Dexter Fong: Reg Yam (short for Regular sized Yarmulka) OI! (short for We're outta stock)
cease: have you talked to director rat about this yet?
alt.klokwkdog.ri: so has anyone actually heard from Ken since he went on the road?
cease: i guess you havent read Man in the High Castle, tween
alt.klokwkdog.ri: i thought they were going to split the world, had some kind of plan, Tween
llanwydd: no, a welsh xmas carol wouldn't have OI in it
cease: germany and japan split the us
Dexter Fong: Klok: No
Dexter Fong: No to hearing from Ken
cease: he be truckin tonight, eh?
Dexter Fong: I read the High Man in the Castle
alt.klokwkdog.ri: until the weekend at least
JustaRegularTweeny: Split? Isn't that in Bosnia?
cease: maybe ffred is kend under a pseudonym
alt.klokwkdog.ri: wrong order word dex
cease: of course you did, dex
Dexter Fong: Spliff? It's in Herz-Govina
alt.klokwkdog.ri: maybe he's ashcroft looking for drugs
cease: the only pkd book i havent read is his first chinese novel. only privately printed.
JustaRegularTweeny: Don't know what John Cleese has to offer for $39.85/mo.
Dexter Fong: I didn't know PKD was Chinese
alt.klokwkdog.ri: never heard of it, cat; lots i haven't read, many i've forgotten
cease: al the pythons toghet including the dead guy not worht thatr much a month
llanwydd: yeah ashcroft is going to find drugs in here
cease: fuck, i'm not worht that much, to ME
Dexter Fong: Musta been Philip Kwaitondo Duck
alt.klokwkdog.ri: LOL Dex
cease: never heard of High Castle ? one of hismost famous and I think an influence on firesign
alt.klokwkdog.ri: he was in Method class with Charlie Fatt, wasn't he, Dex?
cease: the i ching creates an alternate world. very much like nick danger/2 places
Dexter Fong: Klok: You want Yucky Sea Cucumber with that
alt.klokwkdog.ri: yes, I read Man in the High Castle, but only very late in my sequence of PKD books
llanwydd: I don't know. I'd like to see Python do another film
cease: who'll play the dead guy?
Merlyn: another dead guy
cease: when only ringo is left, he'll stage a beatles reunion, with his mate's kids standing in for them. it will suck
Dexter Fong: Klok: Yes; Charlie Fatt and that thin guy, Wong Powell
JustaRegularTweeny: Did someone say a full Monty?
llanwydd: LOL cat!
Merlyn: a monty pie-a-thon
JustaRegularTweeny: Who you calling a dummy?
Dexter Fong: I've got a full Monty....Nigewls over Erics
JustaRegularTweeny: A fool house!
cease: what happend to ffred? has he ffled?
alt.klokwkdog.ri: was re-listening to Boom.Bust over the weekend and enjoying the Charles Fatt scenes
Dexter Fong: Anyone here noticed the real explosion of poker on tv...especially Texas Hold 'em?
alt.klokwkdog.ri: prolly just lurching, er lurking 4 now
cease: if you're gona ride a pig, ride an american pig
cease: have you driven a nip pig, by the way?
llanwydd: I think ffred is just watching for the time being
Dexter Fong sings: "She's an American pig....She's an American pig......"
cease: i have listen to this so infrequnetly as to be amazed by it
alt.klokwkdog.ri: barely, but endless hand-wringing news stories about teens playing...poker! Shades of The Music Man
llanwydd: in ffact, I'm thinking ffred might be someone I invited who doesn't often ffrequent chatrooms
cease: pool? you say pool?
Dexter Fong: Yah got trouble....Right here in River City Casino
JustaRegularTweeny: Remember this... Abraham Lincoln didn't die in vain. He died in Washington, D.C. Sam Houston wouldn't secced.
cease: bring back the boston blackie
ffred: I'm here but I can't come in
Dexter Fong: ...and that rhymes with Massimno.........
alt.klokwkdog.ri: was in Ocean State Job Lot tonight and there were stacks of Poker Kits in a Can next to the boxes of 3/$1 low-carb Atkins bars. I think we're past the zenith, anyway ;-)
Dexter Fong: ...and he's the primo Don-a
ffred: there I am!
llanwydd: often frequent? that's redundant. sorry
alt.klokwkdog.ri: where, where R u?
JustaRegularTweeny: I frequently always fly airboats in the keys.
JustaRegularTweeny: Margaritaville Radio.
Dexter Fong: Todays Travel Agents...making the Gray ladies turn blue..."Where are U"
alt.klokwkdog.ri: (sounds like Tweeny is now signing off-key...)
Dexter Fong: Klok: I told you to get a professional Signer
JustaRegularTweeny: Look, I'm not flat!
Dexter Fong: I think its Carpal Tunnel
llanwydd: well, better blue-gray than
cease: were you lost, ffrd, like adam and eve?
alt.klokwkdog.ri: my mom had a professional Singer; does that count?
cease: i used to work for peter singer. got paid in bananas
Dexter Fong: ffrd: were you afraid to sleep with an Indian, Joe?
llanwydd: ffred, you managed to darken your name at the top of the page. A lot of people aspire to that
cease: better with Becky
llanwydd: pete seeger paid your bananas?
Dexter Fong: Go! And never darken my name again, Lloyd
cease: bend like Becky's hams
alt.klokwkdog.ri: out, out! with the Devilmaster 5000!
Dexter Fong: Cat: lolol
alt.klokwkdog.ri: is he still married to Veronica Lakeshore?
JustaRegularTweeny: Yes, we have no bananas.
cease: never the twain shall bleet
Dexter Fong: And all of Becky's Hams are guvmint inspected, y'hear?
ffred: I tried to get in but hit the wong button and exited and then waited a bit to se what was going on
Dexter Fong: What was?
cease: have you been here before, ff?
alt.klokwkdog.ri: anyone bought any red or green peppers lately? the half-rotten ones in Stop and Shop tonight were $5/lb.
JustaRegularTweeny: Mark Tweeny!
llanwydd: the wong button? You must have a chinese keyboard
Dexter Fong: Klok: Hold out for totally rotten, only 2.50/lb
alt.klokwkdog.ri: the same thing that goes on every Thursday night, ffred -- absolutely nothing.
cease: new kinda red/yellow peppers at local stores. very sweet and seedless. amazing
alt.klokwkdog.ri: ...but a very, very entertaining nothing...
Dexter Fong: Absolute nothing...280 degree Minus Kelvin
Dexter Fong: Kelvin can't stand the cold
alt.klokwkdog.ri: cat - those are like Pringles. they aren't really peppers atoll. made from ground-up blue chinchilla leftovers
ffred: No. I just got Roller Maidens and TV or not TV on CD today.
llanwydd: hey! why can't I do that boldface thing, klok
Dexter Fong: Mutant Blues we call 'em Klok
alt.klokwkdog.ri: they char them to make 'em stiff and then paint them yellow in Shanghai
cease: good for you, frred
cease: great stuff
JustaRegularTweeny: Mmmmmmmm.... Roller Maidens...
llanwydd: cool! I've never heard either
alt.klokwkdog.ri: not sure about the red ones. the purple ones are made in Gangzhai
Dexter Fong: ffred: You have a great treat...two actually in front of you
Merlyn: I still have to get "what this country needs"
cease: a new species, or just marketing tool, who cares. they taste great in dill dip
Dexter Fong: "What this country need is an honest vote count"
alt.klokwkdog.ri: ffred - use the instructions from the main page. basically a subset of HTML codes
ffred: Listening to them now.
cease: alma mater and the meaning of moles
JustaRegularTweeny: They're workining on it, Dex.
alt.klokwkdog.ri: I'm surprised, Dex -- in most precincts we have three or four honest counts
llanwydd: I had one P and B long ago: "Give Us a Break". Hilarious!
JustaRegularTweeny: They are also petitioning for recounts, Dex.
Dexter Fong: I know Tweeny, just not enough interest being paid by big media
cease: there are 6?
JustaRegularTweeny: Me, I'm workining on it.
cease: counting powr and cllark wintergreen
Dexter Fong: Klok: I knew a real Earl once
alt.klokwkdog.ri: way back when i was in seminary school, there was a person there who put forth the proposition that you can petition...
||||||||| ffred departs at 12:24 AM, singing "Toad away, toad away; toad away, toad away! Where do you go when you're toad away?"
||||||||| "12:24 AM? 12:24 AM!!" says Catherwood, "ffred should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as ffred enters and sits on the couch.
Dexter Fong: I leared at the earl, really
cease: the petitioning of lot 49?
llanwydd: he'll be back
alt.klokwkdog.ri: ah, the tragedy of only having one browser window...
Dexter Fong: Klok: You cannot petition the court...you don't have a prayer
JustaRegularTweeny: That's interesting, 'cause I was working on a seminal study with a girlfriend.
Merlyn: just hit return, ffred. No button pushing needed
ffred: Did it again.
Dexter Fong: "A man a plan a seminal canal....hmm that aint right
cease: welcome back. sides are good too
JustaRegularTweeny: The seminole canal. Oh, how I remember the Galdes...
alt.klokwkdog.ri: oh elcid barrett cried the town for 20 brave men all fishermen who would make for him the Antelope's crew...
Dexter Fong: All you backsliders get your sides together, we'll meet out fron
JustaRegularTweeny: That's an air freshener.
llanwydd: so, ffred. Are you who I think you are? I'm dying to know. Are your initials GZ?
alt.klokwkdog.ri: geez, Ilan
ffred: Had TV or not TV on LP but haven't heard it for years. Never owned Roller Maidens. Just borrowed it once.
Dexter Fong: General Zero? He's been promoted
alt.klokwkdog.ri: you probably remember him as Colonel Blimp...
alt.klokwkdog.ri: audrey farber...
Dexter Fong: Major Major?
cease: why do the junkies have to have pools? we give em dope for god's sake
Dexter Fong: Sergeant Mudheski?
alt.klokwkdog.ri: Henry Fonda?
JustaRegularTweeny: I don't care if they're in wheel chairs. I want them to keep on making Firesign.
ffred: It's the blimp Frank!
alt.klokwkdog.ri: cat - so they can bet, obviously
Dexter Fong: I don't care what they call that Blimp, it's violating my airspace
alt.klokwkdog.ri: driving miss daisy, Tween?
JustaRegularTweeny: I am unbelievably honored to be here today...
llanwydd: LOL dex!
alt.klokwkdog.ri: a blimp by any other name would displace as much...
alt.klokwkdog.ri: we didn't want to bring you down, Tweeny
Dexter Fong: Howard Hughes invented the mini blimp or as he called it the"Shrimp Blimp"
JustaRegularTweeny: That's righd. Don't do thatd.
alt.klokwkdog.ri: (that's a joke, you know...)
JustaRegularTweeny: Solid Space, dogman....
cease: who you callin a blimp, colonel?
llanwydd: shrimp howard. he was moe's brother
alt.klokwkdog.ri: they're in everybody's airspace, Dex...
Dexter Fong: and Ron's father
cease: dont restless with bears, they'll beat you
cease: interesting to see how the dear friends piece evolved while listeng to this
Dexter Fong: Watcha listening to Cat?
ffred: I can't bear dat
JustaRegularTweeny: Bear Whiz beer. It's in the water, that's why it's yeller...
cease: lets eat 7 or 8, the bears riff
alt.klokwkdog.ri: well, nobody uses DAT anymore, ffred -- it's all DVD burners now
Dexter Fong: Bear down, ffred, I stuff my pillows with bear down
cease: exactly ffred. this is i think a piece they did before the album
alt.klokwkdog.ri: it's eider down or DAT down
llanwydd: Roller Maidens is the one with Gas Music From Jupiter isn't it ffred?
JustaRegularTweeny: Broadband. Try the last few XM's.
cease: no
alt.klokwkdog.ri: beano killed that LP...
Dexter Fong: It's all M-Peg 3 Klok; I have everything FST ever did on two cd-sized discs
JustaRegularTweeny: Are you being servered?
alt.klokwkdog.ri: incl. all 15 movies, Dex?
Dexter Fong: Ilan: That "everything"
llanwydd: being severed? I hope not
Dexter Fong: Klok: "everything" =))
JustaRegularTweeny: Welcome to the Monkey House.
alt.klokwkdog.ri: movies have to be DivX'ed or something and then are really big still, hard to believe
llanwydd: I thought I had heard somewhere that it originated on RM
Dexter Fong: "Please don't throw the shit back at the animals"
alt.klokwkdog.ri: unless they are DVDs
cease: dex, you hacve more firesing than me? good for you. me too
cease: you have al the vid?
Dexter Fong: Me too Cat...Good...for once huh?
alt.klokwkdog.ri: the MP3s I was listening to this weekend were out of sequence; very annoying
llanwydd: LOL dex!
JustaRegularTweeny: Firesign has to eat also. How about a broadband server?
cease: i have only 7 hour hours. you have the rest of them?
Dexter Fong: Cat: was joking about M-Peg3's ability to really jam the data into a formatt you don't even wanna bother with
alt.klokwkdog.ri: with repositories on both coasts like that, we may be able to ride out a nuclear war with China and not lose any FST back catalog...
Dexter Fong: Klok: Join me here under Iron Mountain...it's air conditioned
llanwydd: yes even firesign has to eat sometime
Dexter Fong: and acid free
cease: not to mention packer's firesing archives. it should all be on an official firesing archive somewhere. all of their wondorus stuff
Dexter Fong: or free acid, not sure which
cease: let's Fast
JustaRegularTweeny: The complete collection, from the Hong Kong club of disregarded music. Put quality in your living room!
alt.klokwkdog.ri: I would never even think of it, Dex. *I* read the report on that place!
Dexter Fong: Klok: Big deal...You read *everything*
llanwydd: firesing anchovies?
llanwydd: with eyes?
alt.klokwkdog.ri: I have an autographed copy
Dexter Fong: Get out here in the real world with us half informed people and try to cope
JustaRegularTweeny: Or if you can't fast cease, at least be sure to eat the wurm.
alt.klokwkdog.ri: Dex - hmmm. now which of those 3 should I do...
JustaRegularTweeny: Would you like Laugh with that?
alt.klokwkdog.ri: to go out in the real world, legally, I'd have to start taking my medication again...
Dexter Fong: "tracking the 'Laugh' with camera and gun"
Dexter Fong: Klok: Slat?
Dexter Fong: salt?
alt.klokwkdog.ri: right now, I just do it after 5PM and hope that the RI police are Otherwise Occupied guarding Exit 4 on I-95 against Osama or something
cease: are we spreaking klingon now?
Dexter Fong: Wow! You hacked the Homefield computers eh?
llanwydd: I don't remember 95 running through RI, but it's been a long time
alt.klokwkdog.ri: nah, thora-something-or other. they wanted to change it to some other stuff, but I just said no to drugs and flushed it all down the toilet. really messed up the septic for like weeks. but i hardly ever hear the voices now, even so
cease: walking?
llanwydd: of course it does. what am i thinking
Dexter Fong: About a Bizarro Rhode Island, Ilan?
alt.klokwkdog.ri: that's metaphysically absurd, Ilan. how can I know what you think??
Dexter Fong: Klok: Maybe you do a mentalism act?
llanwydd: I lived in Rhode Island for a little while years ago. I should remember
cease: do any of the rest of you know about alex bell's contributions to the invention of the airplane?
llanwydd: I didn't hear that
alt.klokwkdog.ri: yeah, it was some kind of metal stuff that i was spozed to take next, but i never got any
Dexter Fong: "Tonight at The Balagio...Ilan and his klokwkdog....
Dexter Fong: He's Knows the secrets you haven't learned yet
alt.klokwkdog.ri: no, Ilan, it's understandable. the Navy runs a Reality Distortion Field they bought from Steve Jobs. It's over in Newport, but pretty much affects the whole state and parts of MA and CT
Dexter Fong: Where will you loose your car keys?
llanwydd: feets of mentalism
alt.klokwkdog.ri: maybe LI, but it's impossible to tell the way it is over there anyway
Dexter Fong: Where's the exit?
llanwydd: I know NAPS
JustaRegularTweeny: Reality Distortion Field? Now who's going to be the next Apprentice?
llanwydd: I have friends there
Dexter Fong: Where are my medications?
cease: the old doctor can help you out
Dexter Fong: I'm taking Lluden's Crossdraughts
cease: havew a quarter
JustaRegularTweeny: (Reading tea leaves for Mr. Fong)
llanwydd: sometimes you can take the wrong road to LI and end up in RI
alt.klokwkdog.ri: Exit 4 is equidistant from the North Kingstown and Hope Valley state police barracks. the cruisers sit there behind the median bushes around the overpass support. there is a bare spot in the median there we call the "pig wallow". they do a good business catching speeders
Dexter Fong: Here in the Havwa Quarter, we see the Havewas and the Havenots in their annual mating ritual
JustaRegularTweeny: You'd go off the end on the earth!
llanwydd: ffred's faded to grey again
Dexter Fong: Premature aging... How often have we seen that?
Dexter Fong: No Play for Mister Gray
JustaRegularTweeny: Ah, another victim of Globner's disease....
ffred: I'm trying to stick around to see if don't get better.
alt.klokwkdog.ri: given the age of kwd's car, he has to speed up coming down the ramp of Exit 4 onto I-95 lest these stalwart officers stop him for driving too slowly as the median speed out there is about 150...
Dexter Fong: Globner's ....A New Name in Trucking
llanwydd: better than dying of the plague and dengue fever like the rest of us
JustaRegularTweeny: If, the unknown....
alt.klokwkdog.ri: a whiter shade of gray, ffred or the conversation? we's doin' the best we's can...
llanwydd: next move, call Globner's!
alt.klokwkdog.ri: yeah, Ilan, and then raise him by 4
Dexter Fong: Squeeze Can Humor...Now at a lunchstand near you
Dexter Fong: Try out laughing Bratwurst
JustaRegularTweeny: Honk, honk...
Dexter Fong: if you love sauages
cease: chairman barndoor
alt.klokwkdog.ri: do your wurst, Dex
llanwydd: your in rare form tonight klok. I want some of that
alt.klokwkdog.ri: you should never see them being "made"
JustaRegularTweeny: If you knew sushi like I know sushi...
Dexter Fong: LLove those llovely llinkss of llunchean meat
cease: Vine or Shnitzell?
JustaRegularTweeny: MAde in Detroit. US Mustang.
llanwydd: you wouldn't eat sushi again...
JustaRegularTweeny: 1944
: snauseges?
Dexter Fong: Meet me at Schnitzle and Vine
alt.klokwkdog.ri: tanks, Ilan (although I might be straying into Tweeny's 4 gal/mi. territory)
cease: my first car, and several thereafter. wonderful cars, mid 60s mustangs
JustaRegularTweeny: Ya, brat is vurst
Dexter Fong: und for secondt, vwe also have bratwurst
Merlyn: oh-oh, who go mis-reaped?
alt.klokwkdog.ri: yeah, us regular guys had to compete with the likes of you, Cat. always took the best women, darn it...
Dexter Fong: Yeah noitced that ghost msge
JustaRegularTweeny: Anybody want a copy of Norm Macdonald w/Dennis Miller? Send me an e-mail.
llanwydd: got mail again. brb
Dexter Fong: In a hurry for spam =\
Merlyn: anyone know who that was?
alt.klokwkdog.ri: off the beam for me, Tween
Dexter Fong: Hey snauseges, you still here and who are you?
alt.klokwkdog.ri: Merlyn YOU are asking US?? Getting scary in here. Ashcroft?
JustaRegularTweeny: Arr, matey. The only beam down here in the south is named Jim.
cease: quality is attracted to quality. the law of magnetics
llanwydd: something about my energy level this time. How annoying
Dexter Fong: Tap on the pipe three time if you llove me
cease: shit is attractd to shit, more from gravity than anything else
alt.klokwkdog.ri: interesting quote someone sent me (in context of guerilla wars) "...quantity has a quality of its own..."
Dexter Fong: Tweeny, you Beamish boy
cease: you finally out of crack, mr. pryor?
JustaRegularTweeny: That's Python. You just lopped off my right arm. How annoying.
Dexter Fong: Klok: Too much man
Merlyn: who typed "snauseges?"?
JustaRegularTweeny: Legal will get you in trouble just as fast as illegal.
Dexter Fong: I did but I was just trying to find out who typ[ed it first
alt.klokwkdog.ri: NOT I!
Merlyn: did you get logged off, dex?
Dexter Fong: Tweeny: Stay Street Legal...keep your posse
llanwydd: how about quasi-legal? How's that for trouble?
Dexter Fong: Merl: Nope
Dexter Fong: Ilan: So-so
llanwydd: clever klok
ffred: Sport Trendleberg nearing the end of the broadcast day. Good bless you. and God night
alt.klokwkdog.ri: nite ffred
Merlyn: dex, it wasn't you who typed it and it came out as one line with no name?
alt.klokwkdog.ri: kwd beginning to flame out, too
Dexter Fong: Night ffred if you're leaving
JustaRegularTweeny: Don't know about a posse, but I do feed possums here.
alt.klokwkdog.ri: yeah, very clever, eh Merlyn?
Dexter Fong: Merl: No, the first appearance of "snauseges" was not typed by me but I noticed it
llanwydd: how difficult it is to know what time it is
JustaRegularTweeny: God night, and good bless you.
alt.klokwkdog.ri: we have an unknown visitor!
alt.klokwkdog.ri: does anybody really know what time it is?
Dexter Fong: Ilan: If Catherwoods you're time teller
llanwydd: no, ffred was quoting Trendelberg
||||||||| ffred departs at 12:58 AM, singing "Toad away, toad away; toad away, toad away! Where do you go when you're toad away?"
Dexter Fong: or not
JustaRegularTweeny: Einstein has a watch. We haven't seen it yet.
alt.klokwkdog.ri: OK, folks, I'm gonna leave in a sec. Night everyone; it's been great! Hi to Ken, wherever U are's
cease: my watch, she is melting
cease: indeed, klok
Dexter Fong: Night Klok
llanwydd: but he took it as a cue
alt.klokwkdog.ri: don't dali then, Cat
alt.klokwkdog.ri: yeah, where is Doc Technical tonite?
Dexter Fong: and sank the eight ball in a difficult three-bank shot
JustaRegularTweeny: Fellini will open your eye.
||||||||| alt.klokwkdog.ri departs at 12:59 AM, singing "Toad away, toad away; toad away, toad away! Where do you go when you're toad away?"
llanwydd: night klok
Merlyn: my wife and I use two banks
Dexter Fong: Think I'm going too
JustaRegularTweeny: Well aware of the speed mach 10 US.
cease: william tell will open your apple
Dexter Fong: lol cat
cease: how riveresque, merl
llanwydd: at least he went away singing happily instead of dying of the plague
Merlyn: is that that irish dancing?
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 1 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
Dexter Fong: Night Dear Friends and to Ken...somewhere on an interstate
JustaRegularTweeny: Awwww, you've got disco.
llanwydd: mach 10 will be cool when richard branson does it
llanwydd: night dex
cease: my dog is covering me with insistant toys
Merlyn: nite sex
JustaRegularTweeny: Mach 10 will be cool when there are people in outer space who's capsule is in trouble.
Merlyn: oops dex
llanwydd: if only the chat had lasted past midnight last week I would have been here
JustaRegularTweeny: 11:48 WesternStandardTime
Merlyn: but now you're a week late!
llanwydd: LOL was that a freudian digital slip, merl?
llanwydd: just five of us left
JustaRegularTweeny: May the boyz and their families be well and happy. Thanks for being you (deputy dan has no friends when the balls make the street).
Merlyn: only a little
cease: you gotta put the balls on the other side
llanwydd: chapter 2: Balls Make the Street
JustaRegularTweeny: Right on!
llanwydd: like clothes make the man
JustaRegularTweeny: A properly religious opening...
||||||||| It's 1:10 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Dexter Fong - dead from measles
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
JustaRegularTweeny: Shoos don't make the man.
llanwydd: for a properly religious cheese log
llanwydd: how can we joke when dex is dead?
JustaRegularTweeny: Calumbear? Guida?
Merlyn: it's just measly measles
llanwydd: piled up against my window smashed
JustaRegularTweeny: This is a cheese shop, isn't it?
Merlyn: if you just have measle, are you still sick?
llanwydd: wensleydale?
JustaRegularTweeny: Sorry, we don't have the vaccine for Grobner's.
llanwydd: one measle isn't contagious
cease: i'm about to delve into a bowl of zuchini in tomato sauce, with fresh parmesan
JustaRegularTweeny: Fetta? Gouda? Cheddar?
JustaRegularTweeny: Fresh out.
llanwydd: very similar to gazpacho, cat
llanwydd: not much call for it round here tween
JustaRegularTweeny: Good night. And have a better tomorrow (Grid willing).
||||||||| JustaRegularTweeny departs at 1:16 AM, singing "Toad away, toad away; toad away, toad away! Where do you go when you're toad away?"
llanwydd: now for a firesign/python sketch: The Cheeselog Shop
Merlyn: I'm saving up my money to buy that virgin mary cheese sandwich
llanwydd: well, tweeny's been toad away
Merlyn: what a friend we have in cheeses
Merlyn: and blessed are the cheesemakers
llanwydd: I can't believe I've been on this long. And I was going to watch "El Cid"
Merlyn: is cat gone? He never uses the exit button
Merlyn: tora^3 is on here
llanwydd: well, I must become unconscious. Tell Phil I said hi
Merlyn: ok llan; you didn't miss anything last week, see the log
Merlyn: byeeee
||||||||| 1:19 AM -- Merlyn left for parts unknown.   (Entry from Nick Danger's "Idiots I Have Been Paid To Follow").
llanwydd: nite folks
||||||||| It's 1:30 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| cease - dead from pneumonia
||||||||| llanwydd - dead from measles
||||||||| 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:

alt.klokwkdog.ri
Bightrethighrehighre
Bubba's Brain
cease
Dexter Fong
Don Tween Haha
ffred
JustaRegularTweeny
llanwydd
Merlyn
Mi Hamster Esta Yamamoto
Woody One
Yamamoto®
URL References:
http://members.cox.net/~bconverse/WPRI-DT-HD-2004-06a.jpg
http://mryamamoto.50megs.com/fl/flih275.htm
http://www.abstinencedu.com/
http://www.firesigntheatre.com/podcasting/indexx.html
http://www.firesigntheatre.com/podcasting/list.php
http://www.markfiore.com/animation/alberto.html
www.npr.org
http://www.salon.com/comics/knig/2004/11/17/knig/index1.html
www.thebackyard.com



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"The Home Team"

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Dear Friend