A Firesign Chat


||||||||| Catherwood re-enters the Waiting Room and explains "This is the main discussion room which is logged each night."
||||||||| Catherwood announces, "The time is 4:33 AM - I now declare Thursday's chat log for May 22, 2008 officially open!"... and then, he retires back to the vestibule...
||||||||| Catherwood escorts Firebroiled inside, makes a note of the time (8:29 AM), then fades off into the distance going on about the waiting room or the sitting room or something.
Firebroiled: The True White Brother is coming home.
Remember what the Great Spirit said?
If we did what we were supposed to do,
and lived according to The Plan,
White Brother would finish his work in the East
and come back to us.

Sweep away the ASH . . . .errr-ahh, . . Fong, . . . Dexter!

Firebroiled: Only kidding. . . . some
||||||||| At 8:30 AM, Firebroiled rushes out the door saying "Hey, mister ice-cream man, I've got a nickel, wait for meeeee..."
||||||||| ah,clem enters at 8:10 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and scurries off to the Haberdashery Barn.
||||||||| New CNI streaming notice: '"a few minutes with FireSign Theatre" at about 9 eastern'
||||||||| ah,clem rushes out the back door as Mayor P'nisnose blasts through the front door holding a shotgun and shouting "Where's ah,clem?! It's 8:11 PM and my ballot boxes haven't been stuffed yet!"
||||||||| Bambi enters at 8:48 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and runs off to the Hat Pack Annex.
Bambi: Hello Dear Friends :-)
Bambi: how was your week?
Bambi: doing OK here ... thanks for asking
||||||||| Catherwood leads ah,clem inside, makes a note of the time (8:52 PM), then fades off into the distance going on about the waiting room or the sitting room or something.
Bambi: hey Clem!
ah,clem: talking to yourself?
Bambi: I was just sitting here beside myself LOL
ah,clem :)
Bambi: I hear you are on now :-)
Bambi: Catherwood, please pour me a double toasted almond
||||||||| Catherwood gives Bambi a double toasted almond.
||||||||| Catherwood strides in with a trumpet, plays a fanfare, and proclaims "Nine PM on Thursday, May 22, 2008 - I now declare alt.comedy.firesgn-thtre's chat officially open!"
Bambi: LOL
Bambi: right on time with my drink :-)
||||||||| Catherwood enters with cease close behind, mutters something about disrupting his 9:02 PM tree-stunting plans, and hurries off to the sitting room.
Bambi: Hey Cat ... just in time!
cease: my drinks are always on time
cease: orif not, i change the clock
Bambi: LOL
Bambi: how's it going?
cease: ok
Bambi: well, I have my drink too ... been a long week here. Glad it's windin' down
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 9:04 PM and Mudhead steps out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
cease: hi mud
Bambi: hey Mudhead :-)
Mudhead: hiya cat
Mudhead: hiya bambi
Bambi smiles
Mudhead: not stickin round long tonite
Mudhead: busy day tmmw
Bambi: how's it going Mudhead?
Mudhead: ok, got doctor appts tmmw
Bambi: ok, glad you could make it for awhile anyway :-)
Mudhead: be well rested
Bambi: oh, joy
Bambi: yes, better to be 'well rested'
cease: oh the bergman album
Mudhead: just wanted to stop by and say hai
Bambi: enjoyable :-)
cease: little nick danger sounds like Dickens
cease: nice of you to drop by
Bambi: yes, happy you did. :-)
Mudhead: tell all I said hello
Mudhead: I should be back next week
Mudhead: nite all
||||||||| Around 9:08 PM, Mudhead walks off into the sunset...
cease: we had a meeting with our financial advisor this aft. he was telling us about all the windfarms in ireland
Bambi: OK, see ya next time Mudhead
cease: hope to see you in good shape next week, mud
Bambi: yeah, good place for wind farms ... Ireland, Scotland too likely
cease: there's an irish co. that makes gears for windmills that he's interested in
||||||||| Catherwood stumbles in at 9:10 PM, dragging llanwydd by one foot and asks "Can anyone vouch for this Yahoo ™?"
llanwydd: wertyuisdfhgxcvnb
llanwydd: evening, folks.
cease: buddy de morte is a character in the bergman shows i sent you folks
cease: hi llan
cease: the two Digital Diner shows
cease: buddy de morte, agent for the dead
Bambi: hey llanwydd
llanwydd: I never thought of it before but I'm sorry for guys named mortimer
||||||||| StandishTweenatarium enters at 9:12 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and dashes off to the Chapeau Manger.
llanwydd: what a morbid name
StandishTweenatarium: This way to the sanitarium!
llanwydd: hey tween!
cease: this sounds a lot like the material bergman did for his website
Bambi: hey Tween ... is that Miles Standish?
cease: hi tween
StandishTweenatarium: Evenin' folks
||||||||| Catherwood accompanies überRegenbogen inside, makes a note of the time (9:13 PM), then fades off into the distance going on about the waiting room or the sitting room or something.
StandishTweenatarium: Hey čber
llanwydd: hey ub!
Bambi: hey überR
cease: uber
überRegenbogen: hellay, all
llanwydd: if I know my german, your name has something to do with rain, but what is "bogen"? I forget
überRegenbogen ponders the venetian blinds standing in the corner
StandishTweenatarium: a take=off on Professor Reefenbagen, perhaps?
Bambi: there aren't that many blind venetians to ponder the blind there in particular are there?
llanwydd: I vaguely remember a Humphrey Bogen
StandishTweenatarium: (Pink Hotel's "By The Light of the Silverey.."
Bambi mumbles something about Bogart
überRegenbogen sings »Irgendwo über dem Regenbogen«
StandishTweenatarium: _that's_ why the gondolas keep crashing...
überRegenbogen = over-rainbow
llanwydd: ok, I get it
StandishTweenatarium: ah, OK
cease: dont bogart that bogen
überRegenbogen: my little poke at the rampant abuse of the word »über«
StandishTweenatarium: good one :)
Bambi: Irgendwo ueber dem Regenbogen by ~Kiwieis?
llanwydd: in my mind's ear I hear judy garland singing im deutshce
Bambi: http://kiwieis.deviantart.com/art/Irgendwo-ueber-dem-Regenbogen-73851738
ah,clem: ...
überRegenbogen: überDuckie (which i used in here a couple of weeks ago, for reasons that i don't recall) also strikes my fancy
StandishTweenatarium: The Kiwieis Club? Think I've heard of them...
llanwydd: my cd player broke and I'm in mourning
überRegenbogen: Kiwieis?
überRegenbogen: eep
cease: new zealand's national disease?
llanwydd: I won't be able to simulcast with cni tonight unless it's something I have on cassette
llanwydd: LOL, Cat
StandishTweenatarium: Cool pic
Bambi: you have some Bergman on cassette llanwydd?
StandishTweenatarium: This is Bergman's "True Confessions of the Real World"
llanwydd: fraid not. I have ossman
llanwydd: that sounds pretty cool
Bambi: well, that'll work :-)
llanwydd: I ought to check that out one of these days
Bambi: just need to get in the mood anyway :-)
llanwydd: kjhgf
||||||||| Catherwood walks up and snorts derisively "Presenting 'Dexter Fong', just granted probation at 9:24 PM", then leaves hurriedly.
Bambi: hey Dex
cease: dex
llanwydd: hey dex!
Dexter Fong: High gang?
StandishTweenatarium: The Hang 'Em High Gang
llanwydd: is that a homophone dex, or a homograph? I forget the jargon
Dexter Fong: The well hung gang
StandishTweenatarium: Yo
Dexter Fong: Ho
Bambi: Loose quote of one of our founding fathers here in the USA: "We will all hang together, or we will surely hang separately"
StandishTweenatarium: And a bottle of rum
überRegenbogen: darn it. i lost a line to my net issues
StandishTweenatarium: And it were true, Bambi
Dexter Fong: You have issues with your net?
StandishTweenatarium: They were commiting treason against the British Empire
Bambi: Catherwood, please pour a drink for everyone from the bottle of rum
||||||||| Catherwood gives some Yucatan Blue.
Dexter Fong: Oooh! Catherwood is very sneaky
||||||||| Catherwood ignores Dexter Fong
llanwydd: I have issues with my gross
Dexter Fong: Don't we all, llan
Bambi: wow, thanks Catherwood
||||||||| Catherwood walks right past Bambi
Bambi: lol
Dexter Fong: Catherwood, snap out of it
||||||||| Catherwood snaps out of it.
überRegenbogen trips Catherwood
||||||||| Catherwood rushes over to überRegenbogen and says "Would you like something?"
Bambi: wow, thank you Catherwood?
||||||||| Catherwood walks alongside Bambi and mumbles "My ears are burning..."
llanwydd: the old butler is in a snit
Bambi: Catherwood, thank you?
||||||||| Catherwood answers "It was a pleasure to serve you..."
Dexter Fong: and he's never looked better
Bambi: sheesh, these bots are so snippy
Dexter Fong: Catherwood, take the Turing test
||||||||| Catherwood takes the turing test.
überRegenbogen: the cad!
llanwydd: I'm having a piece of advice. would anyone like one?
Dexter Fong: brb
StandishTweenatarium: Reading Ghandi again?
Bambi: you weren't kidding around about Ireland and windmill farms Cat: http://www.airtricity.com/ireland/wind_farms/
überRegenbogen takes a piece of advice with a grain of salt
Bambi: and not just Ireland but the island group up there
llanwydd: take two, uber, they're small
Bambi: sure ... hand one over here too llanwydd ... might as well add to the burden LOL
StandishTweenatarium: We're going to see all the wind power we can get
StandishTweenatarium: going to need
Dexter Fong: A Mighty WIND
überRegenbogen eats a plate of beans to help out
StandishTweenatarium: lol uber
llanwydd: you would think chicago would have wind farms
llanwydd: or at least that part of illinois
Dexter Fong: The Els get in the way llan
StandishTweenatarium remembers a scene from Blazing Saddles
llanwydd: I'm sure
überRegenbogen: heheh
Bambi: lol
Bambi: bbiab
llanwydd: I live very near vermont where they are big on wind power
cease: good to see them still doing dope jokes after all these years
llanwydd: and solar power, etc
überRegenbogen: the name The Windy City actually is political in origin
StandishTweenatarium: Lots's wind power in West TX
StandishTweenatarium: So now we transfer the nickname to DC?
llanwydd: interesting bit of trivia, ub
Dexter Fong: Chi is also thE city of broad shoulders like in the 30's movies, Bette Davis et al
llanwydd: hogbutcher of the world, wasn't it?
Dexter Fong: Oink
llanwydd: if I remember my frost
llanwydd: which I don't
Dexter Fong: or Whitman
Dexter Fong: you do
llanwydd: whitman is an earlier era, wasn't he?
llanwydd: I've been thinking about poets today for some reason
Dexter Fong: Yes...Civil war era
llanwydd: except for jack. he slipped my mind
Dexter Fong: Been Musing eh?
llanwydd: I haven't written poetry since high school
Dexter Fong: I must say this would not be my first pick for a FST listen
llanwydd: and even then it was just a passing fancy
cease: did you ever visit bergman's website, dex?
Dexter Fong: Maybe some time ago, don't really remember
cease: yeah it was a long time ago. mostly this kinda stuff
cease: he also had proctor, i think ossman and paul krassner on it
Dexter Fong: Hurrah, Clem
cease: dont remember what it was called. elayne would know, or merl
llanwydd: I've looked at bergman's site. pretty interesting
llanwydd: but it was quite a while ago. maybe 5 years
cease: is it still up, llan?
llanwydd: I don't know if it's still up. like I say, I looked at it about five years ago
llanwydd: I believe it had an OZ theme at the time
llanwydd: maybe that was just a dream I had
cease: yes it was called Radio Free Oz. i'm just looking at A Visit to PLanet Proctor and it says his pieces went up on the site in 96
llanwydd: that happens when you get old. what was 10 is 5. what was 5 is three....
cease: its almost as old as this chat
Dexter Fong: I remeber when we started chat...we hadda use dixie cups and string
Dexter Fong: We could only talk to ourselves
Dexter Fong: Got real boring
llanwydd: I started hanging out here in 03, I believe
Dexter Fong: Sometimes I'd reverse the cups
llanwydd: better reversable cups than sanitary pedestals
cease: i was here on day one, but i dont recall the year. think it was 95
Dexter Fong: But neither is as good as them ant proof casters
llanwydd: I hope we will carry on the tradition for hundreds of years
cease: i remember the plaster casters but i dont think they cast any ants
Dexter Fong: wrong number rococo?
Dexter Fong: csi just went away after a set up
StandishTweenatarium: hmmmm - the feed is down
Dexter Fong: Anybody else still hearing csi
Dexter Fong: cni
Dexter Fong: duh
StandishTweenatarium: CSI is here?
cease: we have dead people in need of investigation?
StandishTweenatarium: Investigate _this_
Dexter Fong: Yep, didn't wannna alarm yah
StandishTweenatarium: lol
Dexter Fong: Stand here on these rubber gloves and dust yourself off for trace evidence
llanwydd: I started physical therapy yesterday for a slipped or herniated disc
llanwydd: It's not serious but I want it to get better
cease: speaking of rubber gloves, they just discovered some dead insects inside rubber glove material in vancouver
cease: from china, of course
cease: better is good, llan
llanwydd: we're working on my lateral epicondylitis at the same time
Dexter Fong: Wow..good luck with that llan..back stuff is the worst
cease: ive had a sore back for 30 years.
cease: but i've found exercise to be beneficial
Dexter Fong: It's all those whippings and lashings Cat
||||||||| It's 10:00 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| überRegenbogen - dead from dengue fever
||||||||| ah,clem - dead from dengue fever
||||||||| Bambi - dead from dengue fever
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
llanwydd: I'm told that with the excercises I'm doing, I can move the disc from the side of the vertabraie to the middle of my back and than slip it back into the spine
cease: sounds like last week's firesign lawyer's hosptial, joey eating insects
cease: what happened to cni?
Dexter Fong: llan: Like let's twist again like we did last OUCH!
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 10 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
Dexter Fong: its back and right on line
cease: aha
: grrr
llanwydd: LOL, Dex!
: grrr
||||||||| 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 überRegenbogen falls out at 10:01 PM.
Dexter Fong: Mystery Guest Mr. uh grr, please identify yourself
cease: how did a bear get in here?
überRegenbogen: that was me
überRegenbogen: lost the chat
llanwydd: well, I don't know if I told you but when I went to NYC for an audition last week, I stayed in a hostel way uptown
Dexter Fong: how does he make his graphics do that?
Dexter Fong: how far uptown?
cease: i hope it wasnt too hostile
llanwydd: I have to go back again in a few weeks
||||||||| "10:03 PM? 10:03 PM!!" says Catherwood, "Bambi should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as Bambi enters and sits on the divan.
Bambi: sorry...fell over LOL
Dexter Fong: wb bambi
llanwydd: no, everybody was dead to the world
Dexter Fong: and you too uber=)
Dexter Fong: The Zombie Hostel?
Bambi: Clem got the feed back
llanwydd: but what shocked me when I woke up the next morning was that there were women sleeping in my room
überRegenbogen: got a misload on the traffic frame (which makes it stop refreshing) and it was long enough that the server abandoned me
Dexter Fong: With you?
cease: ive had worse shocks
überRegenbogen: so when i typed, i had no name
Dexter Fong: What number did they give you, numer 7
||||||||| Catherwood enters with ah,clem close behind, grumbles something about disrupting his 10:05 PM tree-stunting plans, and scurries off to the vestibule.
llanwydd: well, I didn't say it was an unpleasant shock but it could have been
Dexter Fong: For whom?
Bambi: nwb Clem
llanwydd: I don't think that is necessarily proper to send someone up there not knowing if it is co-ed or not
StandishTweenatarium: clem is not welcome back?
Bambi: Miami is such a nice place in the spring ... lol
cease: indeed, llan
Bambi: wb Clem LOL ... daggone fingers
llanwydd: I don't remember my number, I only remember my invitation, and in the middle....
Dexter Fong thought nwb meant naked welcomeback
Bambi: lol Dex
StandishTweenatarium: LOL Dex
llanwydd: there were dorms for all women and dorms for men and women but no men's dorms in the whole place
StandishTweenatarium: appropriate for Bambi, perhaps ;)
Dexter Fong: And your point would be, llan?
Dexter Fong: You want all mens dorms, join the army
llanwydd: otherwise it was pleasant. it was called 5th Ave. Spot and it was at 35 W. 126th
Dexter Fong: Pretty far uptown
StandishTweenatarium: Ah, the old same place
llanwydd: well, that's not what I was in town for, dex
Dexter Fong: Understand
llanwydd: yeah, I had to take the subway from Penn Station all the way up to 126th and then walk all the way from the 500th block to the east side
llanwydd: I did something wrong
Dexter Fong: Yes, prolly took the seventh ave line instead of the A train
llanwydd: but I am likely to end up at that hostel again in a couple of weeks
Dexter Fong: afk
Bambi: visiting the city llanwydd?
llanwydd: yes, for a theatrical audition in july
Bambi: kewl
Bambi: good luck on it
llanwydd: thanks bambi
llanwydd: I don't know if you have ever taken the amtrak north out of Penn Station but the whole line is strewn with garbage all the way to ticonderoga
||||||||| It's 10:20 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| überRegenbogen - dead from dengue fever
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
cease: sounds like Portugal
Dexter Fong: llan: It's the slip stream sucking up all mat4rial
llanwydd: some places it's pretty bad
Dexter Fong: The Portuguese neighborhood
llanwydd: two nice places to see along the way, hyde park and fort ticonderoga
cease: after really clean spain, we were amazed at how garbage strewn the countryside of portugal is
llanwydd: there is garbage practically laying right on the tracks
Dexter Fong: Its the 20th Century Garbage Masher
||||||||| Catherwood stomps in at 10:23 PM, dragging H Stones by the hair and asks "Can anyone vouch for this web surfer?"
Dexter Fong: Runs all the way to chicago, city of the etcetera
H Stones: Greetings
StandishTweenatarium: Hi Stones
cease: hi stones
llanwydd: at least it must lower the fare. if not it should
StandishTweenatarium: hello, I must be going - brb
Dexter Fong: Evening Homes, comg your hair
||||||||| At 10:23 PM, the lights go out! Rocky Rococo's voice pierces the inky darkness: "I've got you now, StandishTweenatarium!" Shattering glass is heard, and then the lights come back on...
Dexter Fong: comb
Dexter Fong: Bye Tweeny
llanwydd: Hey STtones!
llanwydd: top o the mornin to ye
H Stones: can only stay for a bit tonight as i have to be up early tomorrow
cease: its already tomorrow where you are
Dexter Fong: and early too
H Stones: Honey is on the train, en route to Missouri
llanwydd: run my life. what should I eat for my late dinner?
Dexter Fong: or Missouri
Bambi: Interesting that Vista has shown that it does in fact give 'content providers' control over whether you can record tv programs (most recently "American Gladiator"): http://entertainment.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=08/05/19/0237257
llanwydd: you'll have to show her where she is
Bambi: Hey Stones
H Stones: i dont know to be honest Fong,
H Stones: Hi Bambi
the Reaper drops dead from überRegenbogen
||||||||| 10:27 PM: überRegenbogen jumps out of the hall closet saying "I've been listening to all of you talking about me for the past half hour!"
überRegenbogen: take that!
||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood announces: "10:27 PM and late as usual, it's StandishTweenatarium, just back from Austin."
Bambi: lol
Dexter Fong: He's BEATEN the REAPER
H Stones: wb tween
StandishTweenatarium: lo dere
llanwydd: er must be UNTER der regenbogen jetzt
Dexter Fong: Tween: Uber just killed the reaper
H Stones: she is going to stay there with friends for a few weeks Fong
Bambi: wb Tween
StandishTweenatarium: about time
Dexter Fong: Maybe she's on a house boat
StandishTweenatarium: In New Orleans?
H Stones: ita apparently one of these small Amish style settlements
Bambi: noboby beats the reaper ... it sometimes 'looks' like you might have beaten the reaper but don't count on it lol
Dexter Fong: Not yet, still somewhere on the Missouri or Mouseouri
H Stones: althought not so extreme, they have electricity
llanwydd: can she cook an etoufee?
überRegenbogen: heheh
Dexter Fong: Hey Bambi, i read it, the reaper drops dea
H Stones: ihey llan, i thought the etoufee was a dance like a polka
überRegenbogen: if i'm going to fall off like that, at least i can have a little fun climbing back on
Dexter Fong: And if it was on chat, you know you can rely on it
ah,clem: no one gets out of this world alive...
Bambi: yeah, I read it too ... I read it on the Internet ... it must be true :-)
StandishTweenatarium: In the Next World, You're On Your Own
Dexter Fong: I read it on the Interweb
llanwydd: maybe it's that too
H Stones: unless you read it in Wikipedia Bambi
Bambi smiles
StandishTweenatarium: Yeah, if it's on the internet it must be true!!
Dexter Fong: Wikipedia has several excellent surfing spots, dudes
überRegenbogen: it is if i wrote it!
überRegenbogen )
StandishTweenatarium: Beinning to appreciate the depth of Wiki, for sure
Dexter Fong =) 2
Bambi: now, on the other hand ... I think that if an astronaut goes to the moon and dies there in some freak accident, they would be the first person to to get out of this world alive...just barely LOL
StandishTweenatarium: Good point, Bambi ;)
Dexter Fong: A deadly bit of theology there, Bambi
Bambi: does that make me a theologian now? LOL
H Stones: maybe it should be rewritten as no one getts out of A world alive
Dexter Fong: Jesus musta been an astronaut
Dexter Fong: walking on water...tiny little nuculear jets
überRegenbogen: well, there have been some critters :
cease: jesus told me he's a spaceman, and i believe in every word he say
H Stones: i thought he was a caterer, fishes and loaves, water into wine etc
cease: what song is that from
StandishTweenatarium: an extraterrestrial theologin
Bambi: He didn't die on the moon though Dex ;-)
überRegenbogen: hmmm :\
Dexter Fong: You sure Bambi
Dexter Fong: ?
H Stones: he didnt die at all Fong
H Stones: it says so in the Bible so it must be true
Dexter Fong: Cryogenics, first we kill him, then we freeze him
Bambi: last I heard he died on a cross in Israel ... hill of the skull or something like that
StandishTweenatarium: It says lots of things in the Bible, many of which are contradictory
H Stones: mind you it was the Wiki Bible i read it in
überRegenbogen has a Fantabiblical flashback
Bambi: well, that must have been the problem Stones ;-)
StandishTweenatarium: Mr Foster Jeeze?
Bambi: Thanks Clem! :-)
Dexter Fong: Bambi: But then Peter rolled the rock from the mouth of the cave and JC came out, took a few meeting than disappeared and went to america to become mormon and was then fired to the moon by a giant bow and arrow
überRegenbogen: makes me wish that i'd kept the-bad.info
Dexter Fong: Thanks Clem =))
Bambi: wow, Dex ... I had no idea LOL
ah,clem: good night everyone!
Dexter Fong: Good night clem
H Stones: I heard he just came out, read a prepared statement then split
StandishTweenatarium: Thanks for the great bits, clem
cease: thanks again, clem
Bambi: Good Night Clem and thanks for all the fishes!
||||||||| donk steps in at 10:38 PM carrying an obsidian door knocker.
Dexter Fong: Stones: The meetings were kept secret
Dexter Fong: Don K
cease: hi donk
H Stones: i suppose nowadays he would just send a message on his Blackberry
Bambi: Hey Donk
donk: hey Dexter
H Stones: good night Clem
StandishTweenatarium: Later, gators - And don't forget to support CNI Radio, without which, none of this would have been necessary... (http://www.cniradio.com/donations.htm)
||||||||| At 10:39 PM, StandishTweenatarium vanishes mysteriously -- just as Nino the Mind Boggler predicted!
cease: by tween
Dexter Fong: Night Tweeny
Bambi: see ya Tween :-)
H Stones: stop that tween i think hes got my wallet
Bambi: thanks
Bambi: LOL Stones
Dexter Fong: Your waffle?
||||||||| "10:40 PM? 10:40 PM!!" says Catherwood, "The Electrician should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as The Electrician enters and sits on the couch.
H Stones: well you are the expert Fong
The Electrician: No, I have your wallet, Stones - HA HA HA HA HA
llanwydd: how waffle
||||||||| The Electrician leaves at 10:40 PM, singing "Oh, I'm just a little fishy, floating in the sea, and there ain't no hook that's smart enough to catch the likes of me..."
donk: Hey Bambi
Bambi: no, no, Dex, the waffle was mine, it was his wallet lol
Dexter Fong: I have my honorary waffle-hat
Bambi: It's "The Electrician"! ;-)
cease: the electrician! we've been wiaitng for you for years
Dexter Fong: and no eye balls
llanwydd: fleeing won't help us now
Dexter Fong: You get your tools from the truck?
Bambi: wow, the electricity comes and goes so quickly here LOL
H Stones: the electrician is older than i remember him
||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood announces: "10:41 PM and late as usual, it's Johnny Piano, just back from Springfield."
Johnny Piano: Hi guys - someone shorted out my connection...
Dexter Fong: My voltage has been taking a dump everytime it crosses the Wheatstone Bridge
Bambi: Hi JP!
llanwydd: hey, johnny!
llanwydd: I been knockin but no one answers
Johnny Piano: ...while I was in the bathroom
cease: hi johnnymaybe ot was the electrician
Dexter Fong: Jphnny's gone electric..wow
Johnny Piano: What haps about?
Bambi: Clem says Hi JP! He just finished with the show...just missed him
Johnny Piano waves at Clem
Johnny Piano: Heh heh
Johnny Piano: How's everyone doing?
Dexter Fong: heh heH
Bambi: Could be JP, The Electrician was here just before you got here and then ran off
Johnny Piano: Fong, the mirror code won't work
Dexter Fong: Hangin on (barely)
Dexter Fong wonders is he that transparant
Bambi: Clem waves back JP :-)
Johnny Piano: Thursdays fly by so fast...
Dexter Fong: How you doing cat?
cease: me? i'm still here
Dexter Fong: Otherwise
cease: not sure about next week. may go out for dinner. will see
Johnny Piano: So how about those gas prices? Costs more now than milk!
Dexter Fong: What
H Stones: its nearly as expensive as bottle water over here Johnny
cease: if you're a cow, that's a good thing, jp
Bambi: don't remind me JP ... as JeffDunHAM.com says ... "gas prices suck"
Dexter Fong: s What's gonna happen to milk trucks?
Johnny Piano: In the UK...
H Stones: yes
Johnny Piano: On a steeek, Bambi
Bambi: LOL
Dexter Fong: JeffDunHAM the witty wordsmith?
llanwydd: exxon/mobil has made a staggering profit
Johnny Piano: I do have the right guy in mind, don't I?
cease: Ham? Let me....
Bambi: yes, funny guy
H Stones: any sightings of the Poopster this week Fong ?
Johnny Piano: This is a Woozle, and his name is Peanut!
Dexter Fong: No poop this week Homes
Bambi: you have to see the DVD "Spark of Insanity" Cat
cease: one needn't be a prophet to predict that, llan
Johnny Piano: Try ex-lax
Bambi: Bet he's REALLY glad he bought the 'blue' PRIUS now LOL
cease: not familiar with it, bam
Bambi: it's on Amazon...that's where I got it
Bambi: too funny
||||||||| It's 10:50 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| überRegenbogen - dead from the common cold
||||||||| ah,clem - dead from the common cold
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
Johnny Piano: Uncommonly common, don't you think?
Dexter Fong: Bambi: YOu were right...the Reaper's back
Bambi: lol
H Stones: thats not a cold its bird flu
Johnny Piano: Chirpies
Dexter Fong: Trumpets
cease: i just googled spark, bambi. looks good
Johnny Piano: With tea, please
Dexter Fong: Strumpets and Chippies
Bambi: yes, it is his best work IMHO Cat ... I think you will really enjoy it
cease: i'll check it out
Johnny Piano: Uh-oh, gotta go...to the bathroom again...BYE!!
||||||||| "10:52 PM? I'm late!" exclaims Johnny Piano, who then runs out through the french doors and down through the brambles.
cease: by jp
llanwydd: well, it's been great as always but now the doctor wants to shove me back in the cabinet till the next exhibit
||||||||| Catherwood escorts überRegenbogen in through the front door at 10:53 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
Dexter Fong: Bye JP
H Stones: TTFN JP
cease: by llan
Dexter Fong: Exhitionist
überRegenbogen: i think i'll take that as my cue to give up for the night. :\
Dexter Fong: Au 'voire llan:
llanwydd: nite folks
H Stones: see you llan
überRegenbogen: à bientôt!
Dexter Fong: I think me two, gotta park,.,..see yah next week
cease: ok, by all. hope to see you next week
||||||||| cease says "Catherwood, call me a cab." After the obvious joke, cease exits at 10:55 PM.
||||||||| überRegenbogen hurries out the back door as Mayor P'nisnose blasts through the front door holding a shotgun and shouting "Where's überRegenbogen?! It's 10:55 PM and my ballot boxes haven't been stuffed yet!"
||||||||| It's 11:00 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Bambi - dead from the fiddlers
||||||||| llanwydd - dead from the fiddlers
||||||||| Dexter Fong - dead from the fiddlers
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 11 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
H Stones: well i turn my back for a few minutes and everyone runs away
H Stones: (closes the window and turns off the light)
||||||||| It's 11:20 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| H Stones - dead from the common cold
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 11:30 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| donk - dead from Globner's disease
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| 12:48 AM: Merlyn jumps out of the hall closet saying "I've been listening to all of you talking about me for the past five minutes!"
Merlyn: Hey, where'd everybody go?
||||||||| Catherwood says "12:48 AM, time for SOMEONE to leave!", grabs Merlyn by the collar and gives 'em the old bum's rush out the door
||||||||| 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:

Dexter Fong
H Stones
Johnny Piano
The Electrician
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Rest In Peace, Dear Friend

And, "The Home Team"