A Firesign Chat
11/23/2017




Archive

||||||||| 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 23, 2017 officially open!"... and then, he retires back to the vestibule...
||||||||| Outside, the 7:22 PM uptown bus from Billville pulls away, leaving Tweeny coughing in a cloud of diesel fumes.
Tweeny: BANNER: ** There will be a Firesign Theatre/US Plus Stimulcast starting at 9pmET this evening. **
Warm-up music begins around 8:40pmET
visit Firesign's web site at www.firesigntheatre.com
||||||||| New notice: '** There will be a Firesign Theatre/US Plus Stimulcast starting at 9pmET this evening. **
Warm-up music begins around 8:40pmET
visit Firesign's web site at www.firesigntheatre.com
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||||||||| A time machine materializes at 7:23 PM and Rufus_T_Firetween steps out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 8 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| New notice: '** There will be a Firesign Theatre/US Plus Stimulcast starting at 9pmET this evening. Warm-up music begins around 8:40pmET **
You can join the streams now (NO AUDIO YET - just a chance for everybody to get connected)
128k at http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u or at 16k for dial-up users at http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
(streaming server graciously provided by Radio Free Dishnuts - www.dishnuts.net)
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||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
Currently playing: warm up music (Micket Hart's 'Rolling Thunder')
Listen to the stream at 128k at http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u
or at 16k for dial-up users at http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
(streaming server graciously provided by Radio Free Dishnuts - www.dishnuts.net)
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||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
Currently playing: warm up music (Mickey Hart's 'Rolling Thunder')
Listen to the stream at 128k at http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u
or at 16k for dial-up users at http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
(streaming server graciously provided by Radio Free Dishnuts - www.dishnuts.net)
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||||||||| 8:37 PM: Solitary witch jumps out of the hall closet saying "I've been listening to all of you talking about me for the past five minutes!"
Tweeny: Hi witchy woman
||||||||| clem enters at 8:40 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and rushes off to the Haberdashery Barn.
Tweeny: Hi clem
||||||||| 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 Mudhead falls out at 8:46 PM.
Rufus_T_Firetween: Hi Mudhead
Mudhead: Tweeny! Happy Thankgiving all!
clem: happy t-day
clem: good to be here
Mudhead: I brb
||||||||| Mudhead leaves to catch the 8:49 PM train to Connecticut.
||||||||| Catherwood ushers Mudhead into the room, accepts three dimes as a gratuity, grumbles something about 8:50 PM, then departs.
Rufus_T_Firetween: wb Muddy
Mudhead: Still cant get Chrome to work well here, I'll be back on Edge, that might work better
||||||||| "8:52 PM? I'm late!" exclaims Mudhead, who then hurries out through the french doors and down through the flowerbeds.
||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood announces: "8:53 PM and late as usual, it's Mudhead, just back from New London."
Rufus_T_Firetween: make sure you have scripting turned on
Rufus_T_Firetween: is chat requires scripting for refreshing
Rufus_T_Firetween: Firefox works fine here
Rufus_T_Firetween: (at least my version does)
Mudhead: That one I dont have.
Rufus_T_Firetween: I love FF for all the security add-ons
Mudhead: But Edge seems to work fine., so far
Rufus_T_Firetween: kewl
Rufus_T_Firetween: *this chat
Mudhead: You let a clem in again?
||||||||| New notice: '** HAPPY THANKSGIVING and PASS THE INDIAN PLEASE!! **
Enjoy This Replay from Thanksgiving 2016 Which Includes
A Cat Collage “STANDING ROCK FREBERG” and a Peter Bergman/Radio Free Oz show with David Ossman “INDEPENDENCE FROM AMERICA DAY”
Listen to the stream at 128k at http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u
or at 16k for dial-up users at http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
(streaming server graciously provided by Radio Free Dishnuts - www.dishnuts.net)
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||||||||| Catherwood stumbles in and intones "Presenting 'cease', just granted probation at 8:58 PM", then leaves hurriedly.
||||||||| llanwydd steals in around 8:58 PM, trying to avoid Catherwood because of last month's "unpleasant incident."
llanwydd: Happy Thanksgiving, folks
Rufus_T_Firetween: Hi llan
Rufus_T_Firetween: Happy Turkey Day to you as well
cease: ours was in october
cease: nver liked turkey
llanwydd: so what do you have instead, Cat?
||||||||| Catherwood strides in with a trumpet, plays a fanfare, and proclaims "Nine PM on Thursday, November 23, 2017 - I now declare alt.comedy.firesgn-thtre's chat officially open!"
Rufus_T_Firetween: maybe they should make turkey sushi
||||||||| rebozoette enters at 9:00 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and runs off to the Chapeau Manger.
llanwydd: just serve raw turkey
Rufus_T_Firetween: Hi cease, rebozoette
rebozoette: cease clem llanwydd Mudhead rebozoette Rufus_T_Firetween Solitary witch Tweeny happy gobbs day
llanwydd: wrap it in seaweed
Mudhead: sorry fpor the absence, Ive been gettin blotto in the jalopy
Rufus_T_Firetween: yy lol
llanwydd: not a good place to get blotto
||||||||| J. A. M. sneaks in around 9:01 PM, trying to avoid Catherwood because of last week's "unpleasant incident."
Rufus_T_Firetween: gobble gobble
rebozoette: entrench it
llanwydd: Hey JAM
Rufus_T_Firetween: Hi JAM
cease: hi jam
J. A. M.: good evening, all!
Rufus_T_Firetween: This Is A Replay :-)
cease: are you going to do a collage, jam?
Rufus_T_Firetween: in fact, this may be a yearly fare
llanwydd: I dont remember this part
J. A. M.: As soon as I get a few things in my personal life. I hope to have a short one, 5 - 10 mins done before xmas.
cease: look forward to it
Rufus_T_Firetween: that'd be cool, JAM :)
J. A. M.: I meant to say a few personal life issues resolved.
llanwydd: yes, jam. you dont hope to have short one of those, do you?
cease: my abilility to use my hands has diminished greatly since i was last on chat
J. A. M.: Yes, plan, I've been waiting for it for hundreds of years...
llanwydd: sorry to hear that, cease
cease: dont know how many more collages i can do, but will do them while it is still possible
J. A. M.: Llan, not plan
cease: lasgt thurs i lliterally could not type, thus no appearance on chat.
Rufus_T_Firetween: Very sorry about your arthritis, cease :(
llanwydd: lol, jam
cease: now i can, but i know the days are limited.
llanwydd: Im starting to get arthritis in my left rotator cuff, if you know what that is
Rufus_T_Firetween does not hear The Fat Lady, cease
Rufus_T_Firetween: many more years to you, Firehead
llanwydd: well said, tween
cease: there are a lot worse diseases
Rufus_T_Firetween: there are
Rufus_T_Firetween: Globner's, for one...
llanwydd: lol
J. A. M.: LOL, Rufus T
cease: anyhone old enough to appreciate firesign is probably in arthritis territory.
J. A. M.: Cease, I suppose you've heard about those talk to type thingys
cease: yes jam, but i began losing my vocie in 2002
cease: talking is difficult for me.
llanwydd: I have heard your voice since 2002 and I think you talk very well
cease: you can hear it in my collages. my voice drifts back and fotth between existence and its opposite.
cease: a few sentennces a month i can usually manage.
J. A. M.: My sympathies, cease! And yes, I have a bit of those age related complaints, too.
Rufus_T_Firetween: may you exist as long as you wish
J. A. M.: My doctor recently asked me if I had any signs of old age yet. I replied,"Signs? Man, I got billboards!"
Rufus_T_Firetween: haha
llanwydd: lol
cease: my wife returns next monday after a vast absence (oct 27) so i'm very opptomistic
Rufus_T_Firetween: *rimshot
Rufus_T_Firetween: Sheckie JAM
||||||||| 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 nailand plummets into the garden at 9:13 PM.
llanwydd: welcom, nailand
Rufus_T_Firetween: Hi nailand
nailand: hello
J. A. M.: Hi naiulland!
cease: naily
nailand: actually - dennis nailand-smith
J. A. M.: Kudos on subject choice, cease!
cease: this album was a great opening act for the eventual firesigns discs
Rufus_T_Firetween: wow, Nino (see the link at the bottom of the page) says nailand is from far north Canuckland
nailand: southern canada
llanwydd: sounds english, dennis
cease: i can imagine when the guys were writing electrician, they must havethougt, somelthing like Freburg but stranger
cease: do we have a south?
Rufus_T_Firetween: Nino is quite innacurate then ;)
cease: i'm in north vancouver
nailand: Bowen Island
cease: thats nearby
cease: i have a frind there.
J. A. M.: I guess I be da south, here: Memphis, TN
nailand: just a hop skip and a ferry ride
llanwydd: do you live in an igloo?
cease: lojg time firesign fan, nail?
nailand: JAM are you high up on the ridge, just a half a milr from the bridge?
rebozoette: this is fun cat
cease: is memphis full of music, jam?
cease: hi rebo
nailand: since 1971 ( or 2)
cease: its always a delight to find you here.
J. A. M.: Ha! Nail! actually about 40 miles from the bridge...
llanwydd: that womans voice sounds familiar
llanwydd: cloris leachman?
nailand: was it chuck berry? or johnny horton? I forget?..
J. A. M.: There's still a lot of it around. It's one of the few towns where live acts have to reallyy play, not lip-sync. Audiences are or can be tough
cease: i hitch hiked from saskatoon to montreal inthe summer of 71. i was stayiing with a friend who lived on the road that went to the tpo of mt. royal. so i went to the top, and found 2 dudes doing nick danger, they had memorized every line. 2 places too. i was entranced.
cease: they are all great poets
J. A. M.: wow, cease! even i wasn't kibitzing FST that early!
nailand: I enjoyed listening to Porgie and the nick danger albums
cease: porgie is now in the library of congress as an important cultural milesstone amercia has to preserve.
Rufus_T_Firetween: nailand: was it chuck berry? or johnny horton? I forget?.. << the classic 'Johnny Be Horney'?
llanwydd: I know most fst albums by heart as well
cease: thats why proc and ossie performed there in september'
cease: thats what we have brains for, llan
llanwydd: true
nailand: was informed that the pizza call in nick danger was exactly the same time into the skit as the pizza call on the flip side of the album.
Rufus_T_Firetween: mmmmm, brains....
Rufus_T_Firetween: genuis collage btw, cease :)
Rufus_T_Firetween: *genius
llanwydd: wonder if the chinese ever fell off
J. A. M.: of course not, Llan, 'cos the world kept spinning
llanwydd: oh yes
cease: Good dope does not replace good company
llanwydd: one trivial note: china is not on the other side of the world
J. A. M.: No, Lan? Then we must be!
nailand: Good dope does not replace good company - but it is better than bad company.
J. A. M.: Tis pity tis true, cease. tis true tis pity
llanwydd: if you dug a hole through the earth from anywhere in the continental US, you would end up in the indian ocean
cease: ffreak brogthers quote, dope beats times of no money better than money beats time of no dope
cease: friesign quoted this on one of their radio shows.
||||||||| At 9:28 PM, the lights go out! Rocky Rococo's voice pierces the inky darkness: "I've got you now, nailand!" Shattering glass is heard, and then the lights come back on...
J. A. M.: disappeared down the alley with a rally polly little bat faced girl...
||||||||| Catherwood ushers Elmer Ho inside, makes a note of the time (9:29 PM), then fades off into the distance going on about the waiting room or the sitting room or something.
J. A. M.: Hi Ho!
Elmer Ho: hoopy thankshgiving yall
Rufus_T_Firetween: Hi Elmer
llanwydd: H i Elmer
cease: High HO
Rufus_T_Firetween: one of your finest collages, cease :)
Elmer Ho: haved "celelbrated" thankshving so my typing will be erraatic
Elmer Ho: howdy JAM Rufus llan cease
J. A. M.: celibate is no reason to give thanks...
llanwydd: lol
cease: when i was first on the radio, late 60s-early 70s, this is what people did
Elmer Ho: what, heavvy trdringing?
cease: it is kind of painful to live into an era when doing these colalges is a rare thing.
rebozoette: very fun
Mudhead: great job cease
Elmer Ho: as always
llanwydd: interesting cease. I dont remember radio collages
llanwydd: but I am only in my 50s
Elmer Ho: I would never have the imagination or technical expertise to do something like this
Rufus_T_Firetween: llanwydd: but I am only in my 50s << a youngster
Elmer Ho: kids these days
Rufus_T_Firetween: my mother is 100 and thinks people in their 60s and 70s are kids lol
llanwydd: lol
Elmer Ho: my wife corrects me all the time
J. A. M.: you know something, I DO remember when there were a lot of folks doing these sort of things. I even tried one with my brother on the first tape recorder I had, a battery operated reel to reel with 3.5 inch reeels
Elmer Ho: i'll say something about a "girl" and my wife says "she's a young woman"
Elmer Ho: if they're the same age as my kids or younger they're "girls" or "boys" and that's all there is to it
llanwydd: I bearely remember reel to reel
Rufus_T_Firetween: oh yeah, I remember on the Lucy Show the men referring to women as girls, as Austin parodied in Roller Maisens
cease: my daughter was a girl.
llanwydd: paron my sperring
Rufus_T_Firetween: *Maidens
||||||||| Catherwood tiptoes into the room, and pipes up "Announcing 'Barney', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 9:36 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the vestibule...
llanwydd: I did use a reel to reel when I was a dj
Rufus_T_Firetween: Hi Barney
cease: give me a barn. give me an E
Elmer Ho: Barney! (honk honk)
llanwydd: I did PSAs as well
J. A. M.: As I understand it, the term 'girls' is sometimes used in England to mean prostitutes
Barney: ;)
J. A. M.: He's Barney!
Elmer Ho: llan, at my age "PSA" is a component of a blood test
llanwydd: I thought the word was Taht
llanwydd: lol elmer
Elmer Ho: yeah, now I
J. A. M.: tart? yeah I think girls is used to be a little more polite. Or something
Elmer Ho: yeah now I'm always hoping for low test scores instead of high scores...
Rufus_T_Firetween: polite whores?
J. A. M.: politely referred to, that is.
llanwydd: when I said psa I meant public serivce announcement
llanwydd: sic
cease: i am having so many health issues its getting difficult to keep track of them
Rufus_T_Firetween: hope the CN health system will heal you, guy
J. A. M.: Like BBKing said, even my troubles got problems, eh, cease?
llanwydd: I was just thinking that tween
cease: but i can once again chat here, so that's a good things
Rufus_T_Firetween: great BBK quote, JAM :)
Elmer Ho: one of the greats - him and Lucille
Rufus_T_Firetween: I can hear that as a BBK song
llanwydd: I liked him the the u2 film
Rufus_T_Firetween: "Even My Troubles Got Problems"
||||||||| p tiptoes in around 9:43 PM, trying to avoid Catherwood because of last week's "unpleasant incident."
Rufus_T_Firetween: allo p
||||||||| PrincipalPoop steals in around 9:44 PM, trying to avoid Catherwood because of last night's "unpleasant incident."
llanwydd: welcome p
Rufus_T_Firetween: hey P
PrincipalPoop: I was too anxious to get in and typed too fast lol gobble gobble
cease: hi poop
||||||||| New notice: '** HAPPY THANKSGIVING and PASS THE INDIAN PLEASE!! **
Enjoy This Replay from Thanksgiving 2016 Which Includes
A Cat Collage “STANDING ROCK FREBERG” and a Peter Bergman/Radio Free Oz show with David Ossman
“INDEPENDENCE FROM AMERICA DAY”
Listen to the stream at 128k at http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u
or at 16k for dial-up users at http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
(streaming server graciously provided by Radio Free Dishnuts - www.dishnuts.net)
'
Elmer Ho: howdy principal - don't send me to detention AGAIN please
PrincipalPoop: I am a tyrant about being truant...
||||||||| "9:47 PM? 9:47 PM!!" says Catherwood, "dahne should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as dahne enters and sits on the couch.
PrincipalPoop: the us, canada and beyond. dahne boy the pipes are callling
||||||||| Catherwood accompanies Sir Sidney Fudd in through the front door at 9:48 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
Tweeny: Hi dahne, Fudd
cease: da
cease: fudd
Elmer Ho: howdy Fudd
cease: my goodness, chatters are pouring in
Elmer Ho: yes, we have a lot to be thankful for
cease: we thought that few folks would show up tonight
Elmer Ho: "it's so crowded, nobody goes there"
Sir Sidney Fudd: I'm in a post-prandial stupor.
cease: this is from AShadow Moves, by phil austin, partr of the mushroom series
PrincipalPoop: is that like pralines?
||||||||| Barney departs at 9:51 PM, singing "Toad away, toad away; toad away, toad away! Where do you go when you're toad away?"
: Close B Close Mo
||||||||| Catherwood escorts Barney into the room, accepts a jar of pennies as a gratuity, mutters something about 9:51 PM, then departs.
llanwydd: hey Barney
Tweeny: Barney
PrincipalPoop: wb barney, is that really mudhead turning grey with rebozoette there?
Tweeny: does Barney have any hay?
||||||||| Bill Sprawl pokes his head in through the window and shouts "MARCHING TO SHIBBOLETH! Click to order!"
Barney: Close B Close Mo
||||||||| Around 9:52 PM, Barney walks off into the sunset...
cease: hi agsain barn
llanwydd: you dont have to log in to lurk
PrincipalPoop: he is trying to break the president again
||||||||| Catherwood escorts Barney into the room, accepts an I.O.U. as a gratuity, mumbles something about 9:54 PM, then departs.
Tweeny: a rap a ho?
Barney: This is worker speaking.
llanwydd: pasquale
Barney: This is worker speaking.
PrincipalPoop: so show me
cease: in my opinion, as a fellow playwrite, i think this is the best play, the best thing ever created by a member of my species.
cease: but thats just my opinion
Tweeny: don't like that tribe
PrincipalPoop: zim bob waaaaay
rebozoette: bravo cat
Elmer Ho: this is a long shot, but...
cease: thank you, revbo
Tweeny: zim bob sounds like what parents would name their boy in Texas lol
llanwydd: well I have no reservations about this sketch
Elmer Ho: connection problems.. brb
Tweeny: black Texas parents lol
||||||||| Catherwood tosses another cheese log on the fire and intones, "If you want to keep the cornstarch off your mukluks this season, buy a hoodie or a sweatshirt at the Firesign corner Cafepress store."
Elmer Ho: has anybody heard of a guy named Mac Calhoun?
cease: no
Tweeny: Cal, whoo?
PrincipalPoop: Bonanza or Gunsmoke guy
Elmer Ho: he did a fantastic show called "Night Life" on one of our local public radio stations when I was a kid
Elmer Ho: thought he would go on to Bigger And Better Things but haven't been able to find anything about him
cease: >
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 10 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
cease: ?
Elmer Ho: ;
cease: i think the firesign thought they'd get rich doing their surreal shtique.
cease: they were wrong.
Tweeny: and yet look how long they've lasted
cease: uh
cease: lasted, yes. rich, nope
Tweeny: mozart died a pauper
cease: there are a few people who appreciate mind expanxding comedy, much more availe now then in their era
PrincipalPoop: what colar did he dye her?
cease: i dont think bergman died in the gutter, but way closer to poverty than wealth.
Tweeny: the onion interviewed FST?
Tweeny: (ossman just said)
cease: i know this from the fact his daughter was hsutling pennies from this opdcast to pay for her university fees
cease: yews tween, long ago
Tweeny: hope Bergmans kid shows up here on occasion
cease: that would be a trip, tween.
cease: i think elaine or gretchen or someone knows her.
PrincipalPoop: someone could be anyone
llanwydd: just had an ambien and Im feeling great
PrincipalPoop: the gnomes will show up soon
PrincipalPoop: who is this Solitary witch anywho?
Elmer Ho: some of the guys are dating the guys in Al Qaida?
||||||||| It's 10:10 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Barney - dead from Globner's disease
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
cease: ive never had ambien. is it pleasent?
cease: im fond of plant based alterartion
Elmer Ho: ambien music?
Tweeny: Ossman doesn't mention that Texas was a separate country
Tweeny: before President Polk
||||||||| Catherwood stops by and announces "While you bozos sit here in the Waiting Room, why not shop at the Firesale store?"
Tweeny: Texas was a separate country for 9 years
cease: as far as thart gord, tween.
Tweeny: he doesn't mention the Texas War Of Independence
cease: gies'were there texan embassies in other countries?
cease: wow, my spelling is realy deteriorating
Tweeny: Mexico still has an embassy in Austin
cease: were there texan embassies in other countries?
Tweeny: Republic of Texas - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Republic_of_Texas
Elmer Ho: forever amber
cease: matbve texas sgiykd be a new counrtry now
Sir Sidney Fudd: Texas is the only state that has a legal right to secede from the union ... because they entered the United States by treaty as an independent entity.
cease: cant fucking type
Elmer Ho: geez cease, have you had more beers than me??
Tweeny: Texas is building its own gold depository
Tweeny: Sangria :)
cease: i livew in british columbia cuz i like living here and havnt been priced out yet
Tweeny: nice pub we have here :-)
Tweeny: that must be quite a feat, cease
PrincipalPoop: phooey, all the states were soveriegn entites that gave that up to join....
cease: dont drink bee. sangria? mucho
Tweeny: considering the way the Chinese hav been jacking up real estate prices
Elmer Ho: how is BC for tolerance, racial issues, stuff like that?
Tweeny: *have
cease: vwery true, tween
||||||||| Catherwood enters and asks "Is there anythynge you want? By that I mean Anythynge You Want To, Shakespeare's Lost paperback Comedie in pre-electronic book form!"
cease: a lot better than it was when i first came here in 72
cease: used to be very white centric but that is far from the case now
Elmer Ho: we are looking for places to move when we retire
cease: van is expensive but heavenly.
Tweeny: Columbia isn't so British anymore? lol
Elmer Ho: our new daughter in law is black, and we are looking for places where our (hoped for) grandchildren can be out after dark without being hassled by the police
Elmer Ho: unlike where we live now
cease: i think less than 50-% white now.
Tweeny: /me does not suggest Baltimore
cease: my dark skinned grand kids are growing up in a city wihch no lnoger csresd about such trivia
||||||||| Catherwood tosses another cheese log on the fire and intones, "If you want to keep the cornstarch off your mukluks this season, buy a hoodie or a sweatshirt at the Firesign corner Cafepress store."
Elmer Ho: sounds good
Tweeny: Well cease, my attitude is that America is not a race or a religion, but a set of laws
Tweeny: hope we can find that again
cease: it is a very post racial city. i think that is true for manh american cities too
Tweeny: lol @ veteranian's day
cease: if you are the wrong colour, you dont want to have laws and general sentiment against you, becuase of your skin colour, etc.
Tweeny: *veternarian
Elmer Ho: bought my veterinarian's day poppy this week
Tweeny: you called some good skits for Turkey Day, cease :)
llanwydd: mr smarty pants communist
Elmer Ho: mr beatnik
PrincipalPoop: over there over there
Tweeny: "Just jinkin' ya..."
cease: i hate this song
cease: but proc Way into it
PrincipalPoop: which one?
Elmer Ho: i am from the white trash mountains of virginny
cease: the one proc jsut sang
cease: dropping those bombs again
PrincipalPoop: hound dog poon tang tree frog?
Elmer Ho: really? that's a great song
cease: you can not be white trash and a firesign fan
Elmer Ho: "never falling in love again"
Elmer Ho: sez you, cease
PrincipalPoop: marlene dietrich or something like that...
Tweeny: you cannot be a Firesign fan and call people White Trash
cease: i was in az bar with phil and melinda and dave and judith as part of a radio show after they did this in 95
J. A. M.:
rebozoette: innovation
PrincipalPoop: standing ovation
Tweeny: Firesign is equal-opportunity culture jesters ;)
cease: how slowly good porint
Tweeny: from communes to trailer parks :)
PrincipalPoop: I saw that JAM
Elmer Ho: oops, the title is "Falling in love again" - you cannot diss Marlene Dietrich
cease: my father in law had his 3 daughers incinated in the bombng of toky iin 1845
J. A. M.: that was my blank look poop!
cease: kliled mofre poeple than in hirohgsima and nagqasaki]
Tweeny: incinerated
Elmer Ho: 1945, cease?
PrincipalPoop: that song goes with the bombs at the end of Dr. Strangelove I think
||||||||| Catherwood trudges in at 10:31 PM, dragging George Stevens by the hair and asks "Can anyone vouch for this web surfer?"
Tweeny: yeah, more people were killed in Dresden than in Hiroshima
George Stevens: Evening, all.
Tweeny: Hi George
cease: sorry elmer, just dint like what phil did with it
Elmer Ho: many more were killed in the bombing of Tokyo than at Hiroshima and Nagasaki
cease: gug fwiefw
PrincipalPoop: george stevens tirebiter I accuse
cease: cant fucking type
Tweeny: Hiroshima and Nagasaki were a big deal because it was one plane with one weapon, instead of the thousands they sent over Dresden
Elmer Ho: ok cease, you've had your limit and the barkeep is going to cut you off
Tweeny: well cease, you wife will be home soon
PrincipalPoop: come to the Cabaret
Tweeny: *your lol
George Stevens: By the way, Texas does NOT have a legal right to secession, nor was it admitted by a treaty - it was admitted by a joint act of congress and by the passing of a new constitution by Texas.
cease: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombing_of_Tokyo
cease: HI George
George Stevens: J'cue Ppop!
George Stevens: J.
Tweeny: George Stevens: By the way, Texas does NOT have a legal right to secession, nor was it admitted by a treaty - it was admitted by a joint act of congress and by the passing of a new constitution by Texas << that was post-Civil War, yes
George Stevens: Hi Cease.
Elmer Ho: how's mrs stevens and that nice boy Hideo Gomez?
cease: My wqife's sisters were killed in that bombing.
George Stevens: Tweeny: nothing before the civil war matters. Kind of the point of that war.
Tweeny: not the original annexation of Texas
PrincipalPoop: My sons Rick and Mary might wonder about that.
Elmer Ho: an underground electric fence is just nuts enough that it could be something Rand Paul actually proposed
cease: the idea that fences keep out anyone is bizarre
Elmer Ho: those were horrid times cease
Tweeny: THE TEXAS CONSTITUTION ARTICLE 1. BILL OF RIGHTS
Tweeny: "Sec. 1. FREEDOM AND SOVEREIGNTY OF STATE. Texas is a free and independent State, subject only to the Constitution of the United States, and the maintenance of our free institutions and the perpetuity of the Union depend upon the preservation of the right of local self-government, unimpaired to all the States."
George Stevens: Texas does have the right, apparently, to divide itself into up to five separate states, but not to leave the union legally.
PrincipalPoop: Liberty and Justice, for all, with proper documentation..
Elmer Ho: dehumanizing the enemy is a sort of dividing line in war
Tweeny: current Constitution
Tweeny: "the perpetuity of the Union depend upon the preservation of the right of local self-government, unimpaired to all the States"
Tweeny: really just restating the U.S. 10th Amendment
cease: OK thiink about this folks. austian and bergman died during the obama adminitstrations
cease: thats important.
PrincipalPoop: poor tweeny, must hang on to and try to prove that Texas is SPECIAL. that is special
Tweeny: "Coincidence?? I think not..." lol
cease: thihgs had nhot advanced to the state of fuckedupness that they have plummeted ito trujmplqnd
Tweeny: As opposed to the California Republic, which wants to secede?
George Stevens: Tweeny: current constitution makes no difference. The federal union's indivisibility was settled by the war. Look at Hawaii fir a similar claim.
cease: sorry iu cant type, but yoyu catuch my meaning, you get my drift
Tweeny: George Stevens: Tweeny: current constitution makes no difference. The federal union's indivisibility was settled by the war. << by force rather than law, yes
Tweeny: "If you catch my meaning, if you get my drift..."
George Stevens: Isn't all law force?
Tweeny: laws are enforced
Tweeny: force is not law
cease: we are fucked
PrincipalPoop: space ship Earth, nations are for entertainment purposes lool. texas land, la la land
Tweeny: "We have met the enemy, and they is us..."
Tweeny: long like Bucky and Spacehip Earth
George Stevens: Semantics, Tween. Laws are imposed by central authority. That is force.
Tweeny: government though, thank you very much
cease: i went to disneyland as a kid, and many expos they encoufraed me to be optimistica aboutg the futute
Tweeny: George Stevens: Semantics, Tween. Laws are imposed by central authority. That is force. << may the farce be with you
George Stevens: Now THERE's an idea I can get behind, :)
PrincipalPoop: you just noted that bc is becoming a nicer place, so things can get nicer
Tweeny: USSR one world government, not so much
Tweeny: 12 minutes left
Tweeny: and thanks for the great bits, Cat :-)
rebozoette: plunk it down
PrincipalPoop: what would they do with it if we gave it to them?
Tweeny: PrincipalPoop: what would they do with it if we gave it to them? << get a penicyllin shot?
cease: yes this was last year but still works, eh?
Tweeny: I think it should be traditional, cease
PrincipalPoop: right, business is business
Tweeny: Can't imagine a better Thanksgiving show
cease: bchas new left wing govt. its like paradise
J. A. M.: i got the hanky if you got the panky
PrincipalPoop: too far left turns into far right anyway, no difference
Elmer Ho: Bill McIntyre was still producing?
George Stevens: You ain't got no friends on the left/right
cease: lil?
Tweeny: and since I will play this next year, you'll just have to stick around, cease :)
Elmer Ho: this is a great song
PrincipalPoop: that is what he said
cease: will do my best, tween
Elmer Ho: always thought that Sheryl Crow song All I Want To Do had the same feel as this
Sir Sidney Fudd: that's Gerry Rafferty, not Bob Dylan
Tweeny: yeah, bad metadata
George Stevens: Cease, I wish you better health and much joy in the years ahead!
PrincipalPoop: watching the car wash?
Sir Sidney Fudd: more cowbell :-)
Tweeny: moo
Elmer Ho: tho the voice is a bit like Zimmerman's
cease: tis indeed'
Tweeny: I can understand the confusion
Tweeny: but yeah, Rafferty
Elmer Ho: blessed nasality
rebozoette: tweet
Sir Sidney Fudd: Gerry did a wonderful song for the Local Hero soundtrack
Tweeny: Local Hero was Mark Knopfler
cease: i bought my open reel nmachine from a dude named robert zzimmerman. does that mean something?
Sir Sidney Fudd: Mark did the music, Gerry sang
Tweeny: not that Gerry might not have been involved
Tweeny: cool, will have to look for that one
rebozoette: port
J. A. M.: love, love, love to all! thanks for the laughs everybody! thanks, cease!
PrincipalPoop: yehaw tween, gobble gobble all
George Stevens: Local Hero and Comfort and Joy - both amazing films.
||||||||| At 10:52 PM, PrincipalPoop vanishes mysteriously -- just as Nino the Mind Boggler predicted!
cease: how'a ir soinf, duss?
cease: fudd
llanwydd: yeah, thanks cat and tween
||||||||| Mayor P'nisnose strides up to the podium and speaks: "My fellow Armenians, if you have questions about exorcism, buy the new book "EXORCISM IN YOUR DAILY LIFE", now on sale. Incidentally, so is my vote."
||||||||| 10:52 PM -- George Stevens left for parts unknown.   (Entry from Nick Danger's "Idiots I Have Been Paid To Follow").
Tweeny: Be well, my Phirehead Phrends
cease: my hands seek unexistance
Tweeny: Until last time, again...
Elmer Ho: wunderbar cease tweeny everyone
rebozoette: Happy Thanksgiving cease dahne Elmer Ho George Stevens J. A. M. llanwydd p rebozoette Sir Sidney Fudd Solitary witch Tweeny you the best chat and cat grand and tweeny you make me laugh
Sir Sidney Fudd: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=186RsjGqWGw That's The Way It Always Starts
Elmer Ho: til next time
Elmer Ho: count your blessings, and share them
cease: you are so nice, rebo
Elmer Ho: we are all in this together, and none of us gets out of it alive
cease: by elmer
cease: or arrive
||||||||| Elmer Ho leaves to catch the 10:54 PM train to Des Moines.
||||||||| At 10:57 PM, cease dashes out the door saying "Hey, mister ice-cream man, I've got a nickel, wait for meeeee..."
Sir Sidney Fudd: Where's Spunky?
||||||||| "Hey Sir Sidney Fudd!" ... Sir Sidney Fudd turns, and sees Bradshaw approching with the handcuffs, and is dragged away, screaming "it's only 10:57 PM, I don't have to go yet!"...
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 11 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| It's 11:10 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Tweeny - dead from The Plague
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 11:25 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| dahne - dead from measles
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 11:40 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Rufus_T_Firetween - dead from measles
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 11:55 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| p - dead from the common cold
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| 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..
||||||||| It's 12:10 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Solitary witch - dead from measles
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 12:25 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| J. A. M. - dead from the common cold
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 12:40 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| clem - dead from the fiddlers
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 12:55 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| rebozoette - dead from jaundice
||||||||| 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 1 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 2 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 3 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 4 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| 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:

Barney
cease
clem
Elmer Ho
George Stevens
J. A. M.
llanwydd
Mudhead
nailand
PrincipalPoop
rebozoette
Rufus_T_Firetween
Sir Sidney Fudd
Tweeny
URL References:
http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u
http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
www.dishnuts.net
www.firesigntheatre.com
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombing_of_Tokyo
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Republic_of_Texas
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=186RsjGqWGw



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