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 August 20, 2009 officially open!"... and then, he retires back to the vestibule...
||||||||| "7:26 AM? 7:26 AM!!" says Catherwood, "Billiard Budd Matey should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as Billiard Budd Matey enters and sits on the couch.
Billiard Budd Matey:

Billiard Budd Matey: Call for Captain Ahab, Catherwood, like all tough sailors do when they are far away at sea.
||||||||| Catherwood walks right past Billiard Budd Matey
Billiard Budd Matey: Sing I was riding on the mayflower when I thought I spied some land, Catherwood.
||||||||| Catherwood rushes up to Billiard Budd Matey and says "Stop typing gibberish, Billiard Budd Matey!"
Billiard Budd Matey: Quote Bob Dylan more often than Herman Melville, Catherwood.
||||||||| Catherwood rushes over to Billiard Budd Matey and says "Stop typing gibberish, Billiard Budd Matey!"
Billiard Budd Matey: Call me Fishmeall, Catherwood.
||||||||| Catherwood calls Billiard Budd Matey fishmeall.
Billiard Budd Matey: Catherwood, go after moby dick without a wooden leg.
||||||||| Catherwood goes after moby dick without a wooden leg.
Billiard Budd Matey: Sell me wooden shoes every time, Catherwood.
||||||||| Catherwood says "It's 7:36 AM, precisely!"
Billiard Budd Matey: Sell me wooden shoes any way, Catherwood.
||||||||| Catherwood sells Billiard Budd Matey wooden shoes any way.
||||||||| Billiard Budd Matey leaves to catch the 7:37 AM train to Port Huron.
||||||||| "7:41 AM? 7:41 AM!!" says Catherwood, "Gonad the tattooed native should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as Gonad the tattooed native enters and sits in front of the fireplace.
||||||||| "7:41 AM? 7:41 AM!!" says Catherwood, "Firebroiled should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as Firebroiled enters and sits in front of the fireplace.
Firebroiled: My fellow Americans:
This morning, at 6:25 A. M.,
Pacific Standard time,
combined elements of the Imperial Japanese navy and air force
ruthlessly attacked our naval base at Pearl Harbor in the Hawaiian Islands.

I have conferred this morning with Congress
and the Chiefs of Staff in emergency session.

Gonad the tattooed native: http://www.osei.noaa.gov/Events/Current/TRCbill230_G12L.jpg
Gonad the tattooed native: http://www.osei.noaa.gov/Events/Current/TRCbill230_G12L.jpg

We have reached our rendezvous with destiny!
It is our unanimous and irrevocable decision
that the United States of America
unconditionally surrender!

And now, my wife and I would like to return with you

for the thrilling conclusion of “Private Nick Danger, Third Eye.”

||||||||| Gonad the tattooed native departs at 7:42 AM, singing "Toad away, toad away; toad away, toad away! Where do you go when you're toad away?"
Firebroiled: I’m down!

Thank you, Dear Friends,

I’m down, I’m grounded,
and sound,

trailing clouds of glory,

I’m down.

And I’m marching!
Yes, Dear Friends,
I’m marching to dinner!

‘Cause Godamighty,
I’m hungray!

Yes! I’m hungray!
and sound

and hungray!

||||||||| At 7:43 AM, Firebroiled vanishes mysteriously -- just as Nino the Mind Boggler predicted!
||||||||| Catherwood stumbles in at 8:57 PM, dragging ah,clem by one leg and asks "Can anyone vouch for this bozo?"
||||||||| New CNI streaming notice: '"a few minutes with FireSign Theatre" at about 9 eastern, "Just Folks"'
||||||||| Around 8:58 PM, ah,clem walks off into the sunset...
||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood intones: "8:59 PM and late as usual, it's LifeOnTheMissiTweeny, just back from Billville."
||||||||| 8:59 PM: cease2 jumps out of the hall closet saying "I've been listening to all of you talking about me for the past year and a half!"
||||||||| Bambi steals in around 8:59 PM, trying to avoid Catherwood because of last year's "unpleasant incident."
Bambi: hello dear friends
||||||||| cease enters at 9:00 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and runs off to the Hat Pack Annex.
||||||||| Catherwood strides in with a trumpet, plays a fanfare, and proclaims "Nine PM on Thursday, August 20, 2009 - I now declare alt.comedy.firesgn-thtre's chat officially open!"
cease: i brought myself along for company
Bambi: lo
Bambi: lol
Bambi: how's it going in Canada and Austin
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: The usual oven down here
Bambi: yeah, here too
||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood intones: "9:02 PM and late as usual, it's Dexter Fong, just back from New York."
cease2: i'm using the laptop to listen to cni tonight while i download some music on the big dell
Bambi: 84F with heat index of 93F and 77% humidity
Bambi: hey Dex
cease: dsoesnt sound like firesign unless its something i dont know
cease: hi fong
Dexter Fong: Hi Bambi
Dexter Fong: High Cats
Bambi: will be right along Cat :-)
Dexter Fong: Hody Miss Tweeny
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: Warm-up stuff, cease
cease: i'm using 2 of my 9 lives here
Dexter Fong: Spend thrift
Bambi: good one Cat
cease: aha, distinct firesign sounds
cease: the laptop has such a small speaker
Bambi: sounds like Cat is having fun...using two computers at once .... always more fun that way
Dexter Fong: I am already parked for the night so's I can drink and smoke and chat all night!
Dexter Fong: all right!!
Bambi: woohoo Dex!
Dexter Fong: and YAHOO BAMBI!!
Dexter Fong: I'm a little louder
Bambi: lol
Dexter Fong: Just Folks? Why that's me
Bambi: I can shout, don't hear you
Dexter Fong: I can shoot, stay off my lawn
Bambi: lol
Dexter Fong: Unless you're with PEDRO< MY LAWN DOCTOR
Dexter Fong: oops
Dexter Fong: My keyboard has Tourette's syndrome
||||||||| 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 ah,clem plummets into the garden at 9:08 PM.
cease: you have a lwan?
Bambi: the lawnmower man?
Dexter Fong: hi clem
Bambi: howdy Clem
Dexter Fong: Cat: Not technically but I do have some grass
cease: lol
||||||||| Catherwood tiptoes into the room, and announces "Announcing 'llanddgrabb', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 9:08 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the sitting room...
ah,clem: hi Dex, & all
llanddgrabb: good evening dear friends
Dexter Fong: Robber baron llandgrabb
Bambi: hey llan
cease: i laughed so hard i nearly spilled sangria all over the dell
Bambi: as long as you don
cease: hi llan
Dexter Fong: Kiss that grill, spill that sangria
Bambi: as long as you don't plan on building a mercury water polluter (coal plant)
ah,clem: sangria o the dell, sangria o the dell...
Dexter Fong: Barkeep gimme another dual core sangria
cease: or "kiss that krill" if you're a shrimp
Bambi: hi O the derry O ...
Dexter Fong: O
llanddgrabb: I knew a girl named Sangria....
llanddgrabb: sounds like a song
Dexter Fong: llan: Did she work in a cantina just south of the border
llanddgrabb: seems she would have
Dexter Fong: I knew her sister marghrita
cease: the devil's girl friend?
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: Warm-up stuff, cease
llanddgrabb: my tomato plants are almost as tall as me
llanddgrabb: all the tomatoes are green though
llanddgrabb: that's right, isn't it? "Tomatoes"?
llanddgrabb: could spell it either way
Dexter Fong: Pome
||||||||| Catherwood stumbles in at 9:15 PM, dragging Principalpoop by one leg and asks "Can anyone vouch for this yahoo?"
||||||||| Merlyn sashays in at 9:15 PM carrying an obsidian door knocker.
Dexter Fong: Pomegranite = Stone Tomatoes
llanddgrabb: Hey Princi!
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 9:15 PM and Elayne bounds out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
Principalpoop: pome
llanddgrabb: Hey Merlyn!
cease: hi poop
Elayne: Evenin' all!
Merlyn: hey dere
Dexter Fong: Poop and Merlyn ones a drag and the other sashays
Principalpoop: Hi E, all
llanddgrabb: Hey Elayne!
cease: hi el
Dexter Fong: Hi Elayne
Elayne: Not sure how long I'm going to stay, it's been a surprisingly busy day.
Principalpoop: no eating squirrels
cease: did you see the huff po article about vin scully, el?
cease: ded me of something you once said about the brooklyn dodgers, off on a really long road trip
Principalpoop: x-files makes a wine?
Dexter Fong: Don't huff that po
Bambi: ah, much better ... plugged in usb keyboard on the eeepc
cease: reminded
Elayne: No Cat, what about Scully?
Elayne hasn't had a chance to go online today until now.
Principalpoop: eeeek the eeepc
llanddgrabb: Oh, so that's why it wouldn't play on my cd player. well, guess what? it plays perfectly on my dvd playerpl
cease: i sent you a link to the post. it may still be up on the site. i entered "Vin Scully" on its search engine and found the article after it dissappeared
cease: some funny tales of scully in brooklyn
llanddgrabb: that line was for tween. forgot to put it back in "send to all"
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: Kewl Llan :)
Elayne: Thanks Cat, when I get a chance I'll look at it.
Dexter Fong: Vin Scully? Didn't he invent the Diesel lathe
Principalpoop: try it on your old record player too
cease: said he'll retire next year. amazing he's been able to call the dodgers for all these decades
Bambi: hi Elayne!
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: Glad it works OK
cease: greatest metaphor i ever encountered, listening to scully call a gave against the big red machine
Bambi: hey Merl!
Bambi: Hye Princep!
cease: ah, merl is here too
Dexter Fong: Cat: Big red machine? wasn't that the first Army
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: Well, it was looking for an audio CD rather than a data CD
Bambi: step away to get a keyboard and a bunch more people come in :-)
Dexter Fong: Their motto was "Nothing happens till something moves"
llanddgrabb: sdfghj
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: Oops, forgot to send private also lol
Principalpoop: I tried to read a sport page the other day, some football player was sitting train camp while they negotiated his 24 million dollar contract. I remembered why I stopped being a sports fan
Dexter Fong: llan:zxcvbnm,./
cease: the 76 reds. almost always won. tommy john was pitching for the dodgers and ahead 1-0 in the middle innings
Bambi: heard that princep lol
Dexter Fong: I love these lovable old coots
Principalpoop: coot coot
cease: scullly said, "tommy john has the chance of beating the big red machine 1-0 as you do sending your lettuce by rabbit mail
Bambi: boot scoot boogie?
cease: same chance
Principalpoop: soot boot cootie
Dexter Fong: Coochi coot?
llanddgrabb: lkjhgfd
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: Hep P
Bambi: better than cooties I guess
Merlyn: Yesterday, Stephen Colbert suggested that people go to town hall meetings and demand "more sugar!"
Dexter Fong: llan; ghfjdksla;
cease: where's bunny boy when i need him?
Principalpoop: I'm hep, and you?
Principalpoop: wow M
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: Good for Colbert :)
Dexter Fong: Merlyn: How'd that play with the audience?
llanddgrabb: got mail. brb
cease: oh yes, i saw that merl. you think he knows the firesign use of said phrase?
Principalpoop: i only watch it on the net, 2-3 days later, him and jon stewart
Bambi: or to corporate annual meetings
Merlyn: well, it was a suble reference
Merlyn: subtle*
Dexter Fong: Cat: how else? Otherwide it don't mean much
Merlyn: near the end of this: http://www.colbertnation.com/the-colbert-report-videos/247152/august-19-2009/sugar-shortage---marion-nestle about 5:05
Merlyn: yes, I think it was intentional cat
cease: may well be, merl.
Dexter Fong: By the way, tonights topic is "GOD IS GREAT....BEER IS GOOD....PEOPLE ARE CRAZY
Dexter Fong: Thought it was time for another topic
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: lol Dex
Bambi: and other books of fancy?
Dexter Fong: Been a long time since we had a topic
Bambi: beer prevents osteoperosis apparently
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: We have topics?
Dexter Fong: No more topics is our mission statement
Principalpoop: that is rather controversial don't you think fong?
Dexter Fong: Poop: That's why its a topic and not a statement
Principalpoop: prevents you being able to say or spell it.. that is sure
cease: we have missions?
Principalpoop: how about a theme? we can have a theme can't we?
Bambi: topic: breathing clean air and drinking clean water ... not too much to ask, eh?
cease: Non-euclid avenue
Dexter Fong says ;it; and spells it "I" "T"
Principalpoop: eucalypitics
Bambi: depends on what your definition of "I" "T" is
llanddgrabb: send to all
Dexter Fong: Poop: Good idea...how about the 40th anniversary of Woodstock and the first Mets World series win
Dexter Fong: llan: Include me out
Principalpoop: sure, what happened to peace and love and miracles?
Dexter Fong: unless it's smutty and mutty
Elayne: Okay Cat, I've just been through my email. Thanks for the pass-along.
cease: one of the best overtly political pieces
llanddgrabb: lol dex
Bambi: do we have to talk about woodstock being basically a generation ago? lol
Principalpoop: only 1 generation ago?
Principalpoop: i thought we had disco and X generation and another one lol
||||||||| 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 llan gets out at 9:31 PM.
Dexter Fong: through the generators
Bambi: shhhhh princep
Principalpoop: llan back
Dexter Fong: hello llans
cease: i'm theoretically downloading a bunch of jefferson airplane, including their woodstock set.
cease: thaks to elayne mentioning grace slick's upcomimg birthday.
Bambi: good luck on that Cat :-)
Principalpoop: ehh bambi? speak up!, i ruined by ears with rock and roll
Elayne: I saw a great article about Grace Slick the other day. She looks terrific at 70.
Bambi: heheheehe princep
cease: the tapes i have of their old albums are falling apart but they were good
Dexter Fong: Bi ears?
Elayne: Oh yeah, thanks Cat, I forgot I actually included that in my blogaround. :)
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: Good to hear, Elayne
cease: indeed, el.
Dexter Fong: 70? She's almost as old as me
Principalpoop: 70? oh my
cease: she's almost as old as leonard cohen
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny really likes Grace & Paul
Elayne: Here you go: http://aworldofprogress.com/state-of-grace/
cease: same age as peter bergman, and he seems to be in good shape
Bambi: 8-track Cat? or reel-to-reel or cassette?
llan: askfjeowpuisdkfjl;gh
Dexter Fong: I"m into lady GaGa nowadays
llan: that should do it
Dexter Fong: and Lily Allen
Elayne: Here's a lovely photo of her: http://aworldofprogress.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/grace_slick.jpg
llan: lily allen sounds familiar
Dexter Fong: llan: qpslx,dkrughnvfkeosala;pw
cease: i have them on reels, bambi, but they were from crackly records when i recorded them 40 or so years ago
Principalpoop: she is hot
cease: ive been going through my reel tapes and finding what i can keep by putting on the computer and then cds, and what i ahve to find new copies of
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: Very cool pic, E
Dexter Fong: llan: and OTHER also; Lilly Allen is an English pop artist who most famous song is dedicated to GWBush and is entitled "Fufk You Very Much"
Elayne: I should look so good at 70!
llan: dex, have you forgotten the third declension?
Bambi: some people tend to hold up better than others ... age has a bad habit of stealing much from people
Dexter Fong: Fuck you very very mush
Bambi: nice to see some folks are holding up really well :-)
llan: qpslx at the end of a preposition, not before
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: lol Dex
Dexter Fong: Oh, we don't like you
cease: indeed bambi
Dexter Fong: and we hate your whole crew
Dexter Fong: so please don't stay in touch
Principalpoop: steady fong
Dexter Fong: I'm just quoting
Principalpoop: we built this city on rock and roll
Merlyn: it's on youtube dex, it's a great song
llan: cities have been built on rolling rocks
Dexter Fong: Lilly Allen is mentioned int the movie "In the Loop" in a very funnny and sarcastically appropriate way
Merlyn: here's a collaboration: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=03PnU27cWDs
cease: i hear that's good, dex. will look for it in rental store
Dexter Fong: Merl: Every one I know who has a child under say 15 knows that song
llan: has anybody seen a new movie called Funny People
Dexter Fong: And they love to turn their parents on to it
cease: not until they stop rolling, llan
Merlyn: I heard it wasn't very, llan
Bambi: Les Paul looked great for 94 before he died recently ... R.I.P.
llan: so have I. heard it was very long as well
Dexter Fong: and R>I>P> Rascied Ali, John Coltranes last drummer
cease: and was still playing until recently
Bambi: yes, he was Cat... that was amazing
Bambi: sorry to hear that Dex :-(
||||||||| It's 9:40 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| llanddgrabb - dead from dengue fever
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
Dexter Fong: Movie I recommend : In the Loop; Molly Godberg; Julia and Julie
Merlyn: it's also ironic that all movies named "Never a Dull Moment" are dull
cease: saw clinton on elvis costello's show last week. he said he decided to go into politics when he realized he'd never be john coltrane
Dexter Fong: Molly Goldberg
llan: well, he wasn't playing like before because he had really bad arthritis
Dexter Fong: Cat: It's good that a man knows his limits
||||||||| RedPillTweeny waltzes in at 9:41 PM carrying an obsidian door knocker.
cease: sometimes
Bambi: at least he was still performing ... at his age many are lucky to get to the bathroom without help
llan: well, a lady friend has asked me to take her to see Funny People. I'm wondering whether to recommend something else
cease: indeed, bambi
Principalpoop: ok fong, fuck you too kiss
Elayne is fading fast, as expected.
Elayne: Next week, all.
Principalpoop: take her llan, it was not bad
cease: i thikn the firesigns will still be performing, in some capacity, until they die
Principalpoop: night E
llan: thanks, princ
Merlyn: nite E
cease: sleep well, el
Bambi: which is great news Cat :-)
llan: Nite Elayne
Bambi: have a great night Elayne!
Dexter Fong: Poop: While I appreciate this outburst of affection, I am wondering how I warrent it
Principalpoop: ops it was M that gave the link explaining your words
llan: good point dex. you sit there saying you hate us all and this and that
Dexter Fong: llan: As an actor, you are supposed to "Listen"
Bambi: lol llan
llan: oh, you were quoting a song. well...
Dexter Fong: What I said were the lyrics to a Lilly Allen song referring to GW Bush
Dexter Fong: Leave your picture with my assistant
llan: lol
Merlyn: Dex, you should've done something like "♩Fuck you!♬"
Bambi: anyone remember Frank Muller the wonderful audio book reader/narrator that passed away?
Principalpoop: so Stalin and Lenin and Hitler invented national health care, that is why so many people fear it...
llan: my assistant will leave your picture with your assistant
Dexter Fong: Merl: Well I could have by I don't know why I should have
Principalpoop: he was the manager on roxanne
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: Oooooh, how did you get the notation chars, Merl?
Merlyn: makes it clear you're quoting a song
llan: so hitler invented health care. I might have known
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: Just from what you told me, Bambi
Bambi: if I could afford health care, I would have some ... so why would I be paying taxes to pay for healthcare?
Merlyn: type &#9833; to 9839
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: If you consider euthenasia to be 'health care', Llan ;)
Dexter Fong: Merl: You're right I could have done a better job of quoting the song etc, but I went off script
Merlyn: ♩ ♪ ♫ ♬ ♭ ♮ ♯
cease: ah, 2b or not
Principalpoop: no no, we will tax the rich people, obama is a commie
Merlyn: what's all this fuss I hear about youth in Asia?
llan: Hey, Cool, Merl!
Bambi: very nice Merl!
llan: wish I had those notations
Merlyn: ♪ copy & paste work?
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: Kewl, Merl :)
Principalpoop: i want to be on fong's death panel hehe
llan: that's what I thought it was when I first heard that word. Youth in Asia
Dexter Fong: Merlyn: Make those paired 8th notes a dotted 8th and 16th
Merlyn: Like I said llan, just type &#9833; to 9839
Dexter Fong: Wow: Merlyns typing in Bold Mode just like Miles
Merlyn: this has a lot of wizbangs: http://www.bigbaer.com/reference/character_entity_reference.htm
Bambi: ♩ ♪
Principalpoop: I used to speak ascii, a little
Merlyn: ☞ attention! ☜
Bambi: ♫ ♬
Dexter Fong: 'ight 'ace
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: You thought it was a Beijing children's choir, LL?
||||||||| It's 9:50 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| RedPillTweeny - dead from the common cold
||||||||| Elayne - dead from the common cold
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
Merlyn: ☂ ☈
Principalpoop: a pandemic of the common cold
Bambi: what you didn't add swine flu to the list yet Merl? ;-)
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: Great Merl. Thanks so much :)
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: Will keep that reference handy
llan: beijing?
Merlyn: can play chess too: ♜ ♘
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: Guess that won't work in an IRC chat, though
Dexter Fong: afkfr
Merlyn: not sure if that's canonnical, Bambi
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: That's wild, Merl
llan: #9839
Principalpoop: A
llan: what's on cni at the moment?
Principalpoop: we are easily amused
Merlyn: this won
||||||||| Catherwood leads Bunnyboy inside, makes a note of the time (9:52 PM), then fades off into the distance going on about the waiting room or the sitting room or something.
Bunnyboy: hiyez
Principalpoop: the early cable tv station thing
Merlyn: t make much send in flat ascii later
cease: tv or not
Bunnyboy: Dex: You saw the Molly Goldberg doc?
Bambi: "Just Folks: TV or Not TV"
Principalpoop: hi bunnyboy
llan: Hey Bunnyboy
Bambi: hey Bunny
llan: thanks, cat. I've got that one
llan: the unsinkable molly goldberg?
llan: no that was the unsinkable molly mcguires
Bunnyboy: The Coddlers of Molly.
Bunnyboy: And the Lollygaggers!
Dexter Fong: Hi Bunny
Principalpoop: holly molly
Principalpoop: wb fong
Dexter Fong: Bunny: No But My wife and some friends did a really liked it
Merlyn: and there's the molly-guard: http://catb.org/~esr/jargon/html/M/molly-guard.html
Bunnyboy: I wanna see that doc. Think it's coming to town sometime.
Dexter Fong: What about the Molly Wally Doodle all days?
Bunnyboy: Shameful confession: I'm having an affair with my iPhone.
Dexter Fong: Bunny send pics
Principalpoop: what song does it play while it shakes?
cease: i hear they're addictive. i only have a landline
Dexter Fong: Poop: Oarkinsons Song
Bunnyboy: Yeah, I should update my Firehead gallery pic. The one that's there is 10 years old.
Dexter Fong: Parkindsons
cease: as long as you';re not 10 years old, bun
Bunnyboy: Poop: I let it...vibrate. Oooooohhhh...
Principalpoop: the wanking hand wanks and moves on, onan khayyam...
Dexter Fong: lol poop
Dexter Fong: a box of wine and you guys beside me
Bunnyboy: Seriously, the novelty of ringtones is only superceded by their annoyance factor.
Principalpoop: a towel instead of thou
Dexter Fong: ANY Of you guys know about a new vinyl relase called "My Favorite Screams"
Merlyn: If I ever get a cellphone, the ringtone will always be a sampled "...help me.......heeeelp meeeee...."
Bunnyboy: Title sounds familiar, Dex.
Dexter Fong: It's a collection of R&R Screams from such as james Brown to The Who
cease: did bergman move to whidbey, merl?
Bunnyboy: Merlyn: Or a hacking cough.
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 10 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: Beer could stop bones going brittle - finally, the excuse you've always needed ;) - http://www.independent.ie/lifestyle/independent-woman/health-fitness/beer-could-stop-bones-going-brittle-1859523.html
cease: if only i liked beer. much better for me than sangria
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: It'd be great to have for sampling (the scream record)
Dexter Fong: If I were into ringtones, I'd have a loop that featured famous punch lines
Bunnyboy: Re: screams - are there any Mel Blanc ones?
Bunnyboy: Porky, Daffy, et. al.
Dexter Fong: Bunny" Far as I know, it's oly Rock and Roll Screams
llan: what do you put in your sangria, cat? you use that sendimentary layer at the bottom?
Principalpoop: won't get fooled again is a long one I guess
Dexter Fong: Poop: Yes,
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: Yeah, he held that one for quite a while
Dexter Fong: Tween: I believe he got fooled again
Principalpoop: beer good for bones is like chocolate cake for breakfast, lots of eggs and flour and milk, good for you..
cease: i put sections of granny smith and orange in a 2l juice pitcher and fill lit with Carlo Rossi, California red
cease: id anyone read that rolling stone piece on jimmy hendrix from right after woodstock? it was on huff po recently
llan: aha
Dexter Fong: Cat: No seltzer water? No brandy?
llan: and granny doesn't object?
Bambi: ♥ ♣ ♦ ♠
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: BTW folks, I've revamped my web site. Still needs a lot of work, but it should be much easier to navigate now - www.kurtericson.com
Principalpoop: no cinnamon?
Dexter Fong bids 7 no trump
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: No cease, do you have a link?
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: Bambi's gone 'icon happy'
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: What a card she is ;)
cease: just granny, orange, red. then in an a&w mug, i fill it with ice cubes and then squeeze in a big orange segment, then pour in wine, and top with a few ml of sparkling lemonade
Dexter Fong: I've always thought Bambi was an Iconic figure
Dexter Fong blushes
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: lol
Principalpoop: hard lemonade?
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: Sounds tasty, cease
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: Yeah, sounds like a good description, P
cease: tastes great, but the can of lemonade has enough sugar to cuase serious problems
Bambi: ⇒ Firesign Theatre ⇐
cease: i don tthink you have presidents choice products in the us. canadian supermarket chain.
Dexter Fong: Catherwood, please get me a Saphire Martini, dry, up, with olives
||||||||| Catherwood gets Dexter Fong a saphire martini dry up with olives.
Bambi: π
Principalpoop: yum pi
cease: Presiden'ts Choice Naturlaly Flavoured Lemonade Sparkling Soda.
Bambi: Praetorians?
Dexter Fong: Catherwood, give me a slice of Bambi's pi
||||||||| Catherwood gives Dexter Fong a slice of bambi's pi.
cease: sugars: 49g
llan: catherwood, get bambi a slice of 3.14
||||||||| Catherwood gets bambi a slice of 314.
Bambi smiles
cease: even more dealdy than the pills
Dexter Fong: Hell, Cat...make your own lemon ade
Bambi: Catherwood please pour everyone their favorite lovely beverage
||||||||| Catherwood hands everyone their favorite lovely beverage.
cease: ive been trying dex, with stevia and lemons and club soda. no luck yet
llan: How Lovely!
Bambi: Catherwood please pour me a toasted almond
||||||||| Catherwood gives Bambi a toasted almond.
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: Tonight it's coffee
Dexter Fong: Catherwood, please set out the tapanadas
||||||||| Catherwood sets out the tapanadas.
cease: stevia flavour not pleasent. need to find just the right blend of lemon juice i guess
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: Catherwood, please give me a Sumatran Moca Java
||||||||| Catherwood gives LifeOnTheMissiTweeny a sumatran moca java.
Dexter Fong: at: Stevia?
llan: splenda is perfect cat
cease: i think its a mexican root, dex.
llan: I would never recommend stevia. it tastes horrible
Dexter Fong: Catherwood, please kill that sumatran rat
||||||||| Catherwood strides over to Dexter Fong and asks "Someone mention my name?"
cease: i'll look into it, llan
cease: widely used as a sweetener in japan, which has very good sweets
Dexter Fong: Catherwood, please get me a dead Sumatran rat
||||||||| Catherwood gets Dexter Fong a dead sumatran rat.
cease: it does have that problem, llan, yes
Bambi: reverse sugar ... sounds dangerous lol
llan: I dont' know how stevia ever caught on
Principalpoop: depends on your genetics and taste buds llan
Principalpoop: like some people like liver
cease: i made some ice tea with stevia this aft but coulndt finish a small glass. tea couldnt cancel out the stevia taste, even with lots of lemon
Dexter Fong: Hey llan, Stevia Wonder is a great artist
llan: well, I use splenda very often. it doesn't taste much different than sugar to me
Principalpoop: i prefer stevia nicks
cease: or at least michelle obama thinks so, dex
llan: LOL, Dex
cease: does it have sugar's negative properties, llan?
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: "I wonder where Stevia is..."
llan: negligible calories, if that's what you mean, cat
Dexter Fong: I generally use minimal sweeteners, but IF I need sugar, I use natural regular sugar...
cease: if a can of soda had 49g of sucra,would it be the same as the sugar thats in there now
Dexter Fong: Don't drink soda
Bambi: I'll stick to real sugar and just use it moderately ... I don't drink much soda so I don't get god knows how many 40 grams in 12 oz can
Dexter Fong: Only water, alcohol, and various mixers
cease: yes there is another way to go there, dex. i'm looking into fruit. fruit juices howeever are full of sugar. as colbert pointed out
ah,clem: splenda- Sucralose is a zero-calorie sugar substitute artificial sweetener.
llan: not familiar with sucra. and I only drink sugar free soft drinks
Principalpoop: i drink tang almost like a syrup, 40 grams per teaspoon...
cease: do the mixers have sugar, dex? thats my problem
Dexter Fong: Cat: There are "sugars" and "sugars"...I prefer minimal natural to more chemical crapola
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: 40 grams per _teaspoon_??
cease: that should make sense, dex
llan: what is your problem, cat, blood sugar or something like that/
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: Good Grid
llan: ?
cease: sounds like a flick name
Principalpoop: super saturated
cease: yes my doctor warned me against sugar and starch last week.
Dexter Fong: CatL Since I almost only drink Vodka & Water, Scotch & Water. and martinis, Gin& water ( slight) and vermouth (slighter) ??
llan: I swear by splenda but I couldn't tell you if it is alright for people with high blood sugar
cease: but you see dex, wine and water doesn't work!
Bambi: http://www.marshallbrain.com/science/sugar-in-soda.htm
cease: thats what i'd need to know, llan
llan: I'd look into it though, cat
Dexter Fong: No Splenda is Kooool, I prefer my Splenda in my Grass
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: cease says the CN health care system really isn't nearly as bad as its American detractors claim
ah,clem: splenda does not raise blood sugar, but can cause other issues if used in excess
Principalpoop: you begin to feel llanated
Dexter Fong: Cat: Right, No wine and water, but "soda water" "Seltzer" fizy water
cease: its been very good to us, parents, daugther, extended family, etc over the decades
cease: aha, clem
cease: yes that's what i'm experimenting with,dex
llan: oh, I don't mean to llanate anyone
Merlyn: I want to reduce my carbonation footprint
ah,clem: lol Merl
Merlyn: it's only manual bubbles from now on
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: lol Merl
Dexter Fong: I think we have a prolated llanate with inexcusable extension
Merlyn: imported sea froth is my thing now
Principalpoop: that comes from wool too I think
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: But, that just increases your methane footprint, Merl
Dexter Fong: Cat: YOu might want to try "Spritzers" Some wine, a lotta seltzer, a slice of meon
Merlyn: methane she doth protest too meth
cease: yes i'm looking in that direction dex.
Dexter Fong: lol Merlyn, strangly wierd but funny =))
cease: so sparkling wine with fruit.
Principalpoop: and now the wealthy and powerful can speak for all....
cease: sparkling chilean strawberry wine, great with strawberrys
Dexter Fong: Well Cat
cease: and without all the Band's whining!
Dexter Fong: If you want to deconstruct it
Principalpoop: use mad dog 20/20 for the red wine
Dexter Fong: Poop: Oy Vey
llan: I didn't know anything grew in chile
cease: i'm just trying to find something to drink in bulk that doesnt require the skills of a great bartender
Principalpoop: sure, you knew they grew chilies
Dexter Fong: llan: Where do you think chiles come from
Bambi: red wine and fruit juice and ginger ale or club soda?
Dexter Fong: Cat: Spritzers are the simplest
Principalpoop: what was the drink that oscar madison as a guy looking for a rich wife made?
cease: i'm experimenting with club soda and fruit
Dexter Fong: You can do a red spritzer, or a white sprizer, and get the alcohol level to your liking
Bambi: red wine for it's health value
llan: I should have known they had a domestic product
Bunnyboy: Ok, back.
Dexter Fong: White wine for it's Iconic stature
Principalpoop: hip hop bunny
cease: thats basiclaly what sangria is, bambi
Bunnyboy: Say, how did Bergman's Ashland show go, last night?
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: Thrank you very much, mr. clem
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: a couple of fine choices
Bambi: Thanks Clem!
cease: bergman did a show last night?
Principalpoop: insert here
Dexter Fong: Hey channel 86 won't except my charge-ahead card
cease: yes both very evocative of their times, clem
Principalpoop: the voice of ahh, clem
Bambi: personally, merlot, fruit juice and ginger ale would be nice
Bunnyboy: Yeah, he was trying out a new solo show at the Jackson Hot Springs, just outside Ashland, OR.
llan: your time is your time is your time
Bambi: love blackberry wine; but can't afford the 'good' stuff
||||||||| At 10:27 PM, the lights go out! Rocky Rococo's voice pierces the inky darkness: "I've got you now, cease2!" Shattering glass is heard, and then the lights come back on...
Principalpoop: thank you ahh, clem and bambi
Principalpoop: wb cease2
Principalpoop: toad away
ah,clem: good night everyone
Dexter Fong: Not me
llan: I had a friend in ashland for many years. now he teaches philosophy at villanova
||||||||| "10:28 PM? I'm late!" exclaims ah,clem, who then scurries out through the french doors and down through the bushes.
Dexter Fong: NHight Clem and thanks
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: Nite, clem
Bambi: dropped your sangria Cat? ;-)
cease: no, shut off the laptop
Dexter Fong: llan: AIn't it funny, how time slips away
Bunnyboy: nite, la clem!
cease: always great, clem
Bambi: have a great week...till next time again...
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: Time flies like an arrow. Fruit flies like a banana.
Principalpoop: ciao, and cheers :)
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: Goodnight, Bambi
llan: yeah, I've been thinking lately about good friends I haven't seen in 20 or 30 years
cease: they're also very fond of sangria, for some reason
||||||||| Bambi leaves to catch the 10:29 PM train to Elmertown.
llan: after that much time, you absolutely have to look for them
Bunnyboy: Several weeks back, I noted that I'd never heard Ossman cuss. But I forgot:
Dexter Fong: llan: Ain't it funny, how time slips away....Willie Nelson
Bunnyboy: "But it's really GREAT shit, Mrs. Presky!"
Principalpoop: sing a song about the road llan
llan: well, my friend at villanova, I've been communicating with all this time but we haven't actually met in 20 years
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: True, Bunny
cease: his voice is too meliflous for serious cussing, bun
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: Although he was not speaking of defication ;)
Dexter Fong: Bunny, that's not sursing, that's en example of an "extreme esspresive"
Dexter Fong: cursing
Principalpoop: all my old friends became insurance salesmen or mathematicians
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: Ooooh, meliflous, a word I have to look up lol
llan: I'd like to deficate this song to...
cease: a strange narrowing, poop
Bunnyboy: Yeah, it comes out all MA THA FA KA.
Dexter Fong: Poop: Did you go to some sort ofTV School after high school?
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mellifluous
Principalpoop: no no, that is from a song, maybe 2 songs, john prine and bob dylan...
llan: malifluous sounds like something they put in bad toothpaste
Dexter Fong: Or John Dylan and Bob Prine
llan: there's a john dylan on npr
Principalpoop: Bob John and Prine Dylan
Bunnyboy: Didja hear the new rap version of "Forever Young", on the new Pepsi commercial. Dreadful.
Dexter Fong: llan: Its meli not mali signifying "bad" or "ill intended"
llan: I know, dex. I'm jes jinkin ya
Bunnyboy: ? on Didja?
Dexter Fong: I'd like the Prime Dylan with Prine sauce, Bob
Principalpoop: and then use the john
llan: most pepsi versions are bad covers
llan: coke had some neat jingles when I was a kid
Principalpoop: i had never seen the word cover, used in that meaning before, now I am seeing it all over the place
Dexter Fong: Pepsi? Any Royal Crown Cola fans out there
Principalpoop: my dad drank royal crown cola and cheap bourbon every night..
llan: I knew a guy who used to drink royal crown and crown royal
Dexter Fong: Vernor's GINGERALE?
Principalpoop: just a few ml on top like cats lemonade hehe
cease: things go better with loco coco
cease: wasnt that a firesign line?
Principalpoop: they have vernors at the local walmart
cease: not in vancouv er they dont
llan: loca coca. that's a funny name
Dexter Fong: Cat: Could not find it in my Big Mystery Joke Book of Plays
cease: i looked in stores in washington state, but not many of them
llan: I believe that, princ
Bunnyboy: "Nesbitt's Orange Soda Pop! Wonderfully orangey, Orangey good Soda Pop!"
llan: last time I saw vernors was in VA back in 1980
cease: it might be on a mushroom play, dex
cease: Life in the Day as i recall
Dexter Fong thinks he is Coco Lobo, the Night Stalker
Dexter Fong: Bun: I remeber Nesbitt's
Principalpoop: he was with the monkeys, with the cowboy hat
cease: its one of the commecials in that
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: Anybody ever had Ginseng Rush soda?
llan: don't think I've had that, tween
Dexter Fong: Sounds like druges, Tweeny
cease: there's even a toy xylephone played after it, as i recall
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: Used to buy it at health food stores
Bunnyboy: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mlo_Kdscw_A
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: Actually pretty tasty
Dexter Fong: Sounds pretty prepi er uh peppy Tween
Principalpoop: that is surreal
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: All natural ingredients
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: don't think they used sugar
Principalpoop: i prefer pharmeceuticals
Dexter Fong: SURREAL from the (fr) meaning between reality
Dexter Fong sings she was only a pharmacists daughter, but boy, she was a pill
Principalpoop: no, from the English Sir Real, where Duke Real used too much opium...
Dexter Fong: The Duke was "on the hip" kewele
cease: or Seem Real, with no opiates added
Bunnyboy: "Surreal!" is what the drunken hogcaller hollered.
Dexter Fong: Poopm, seam
Principalpoop: Sir Seem Real
llan: well, I'm out of here. I'll let you know how the gludsfavula goes. goodnight
Dexter Fong: wow was I confused
Principalpoop: your highness
Bunnyboy is listening to Iggy Pop sing "Look Away".
Principalpoop: good luck llan
cease: off you go, llan
Dexter Fong: speorighnight!
Principalpoop: hold that bus, i need to stretch my legs
Principalpoop: night all :)
Principalpoop: super week
Bunnyboy: nitey llan!
||||||||| Principalpoop departs at 10:46 PM, singing "Toad away, toad away; toad away, toad away! Where do you go when you're toad away?"
Dexter Fong: Night Poop and llan
cease: by poop
Bunnyboy: nite poop!
Bunnyboy: I gotta go call muh sister. See yez!
||||||||| Bunnyboy departs at 10:47 PM, singing "Toad away, toad away; toad away, toad away! Where do you go when you're toad away?"
cease: off we go then
Dexter Fong: Night Bunny
LifeOnTheMissiTweeny: Me too, I guess - until last time, again...
cease: see you next week
Merlyn: night all
||||||||| Merlyn is thrown out the window just as the clock strikes 10:47 PM.
||||||||| LifeOnTheMissiTweeny rushes off, saying "10:47 PM? Mark Time is almost on! Where's a radio?"
Dexter Fong: Take care, Tweeny
||||||||| cease departs at 10:47 PM, singing "Toad away, toad away; toad away, toad away! Where do you go when you're toad away?"
Dexter Fong: too late for merlyn
Dexter Fong: and Cat
Dexter Fong: night all
||||||||| It's 11:00 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| llan - dead from the yaws
||||||||| Dexter Fong - dead from the yaws
||||||||| 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:
Billiard Budd Matey
Dexter Fong
Gonad the tattooed native
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