Tuesday, August 29, 2006

If it's good enough for Atrios...


Open Thread

147 Comments:

At 7:36 PM, Blogger Dianna said...

I am in the open! Free, unfettered, and able to set the tone.

Or not.

Let us smile, and sip wine while nibbling cheese, and resist the urge to break into Profrockian stanzas.

 
At 7:36 PM, Blogger Dianna said...

Prufrockian, damnit.

My fingers hate me.

 
At 7:37 PM, Blogger BrendaK said...

dianna -

That's ok. I'll have to google it either way.

 
At 7:38 PM, Blogger Dianna said...

Should I part my hair behind?
Do I dare to eat a peach?
I will wear white flannel trousers,
and walk upon the beach.
I have heard the mermaids singing,
each to each.

I do not think that they will sing to me.

- T.S. Eliot

Just for Deb

 
At 7:39 PM, Blogger Dianna said...

Brenda,

It's "The Love Song of Alfred J. Prufrock."

Opening line:

Let us go then, you and I,
As evening lies against the sky
like a patient etherized upon a table.

 
At 7:40 PM, Blogger Denny Crane said...

Ok, what the hell?

Back to back open threads?

Denny Curious!

 
At 7:41 PM, Blogger Dianna said...

It's in the same collection as Preludes and The Wasteland.

The winter evening settles down
with smells of steaks in passageways.
Six o'clock.

(I'm a bit strange about Elliot, if you hadn't guessed.)

 
At 7:44 PM, Blogger Sulla said...

Found this tidbit through Technorati.

Here's a crucial part of the difference: Ward Churchill and, to an even greater extent, Deb Frisch, are quite literally nobodies. OK, Churchill is an academic, but very few people knew who he was until his elevation by the right. But Frisch is just another internet kook.

Deborah Frisch. Uniting Left and Right since July 2006.

 
At 7:46 PM, Blogger Sulla said...

Sorry, Denny.

Still at work.

Still learning the whole "running a POPULAR blog" thing.

Now hush before I ban the lot of ya.

(ooooh...REAL ULTIMATE POWER! HAHAHA!!)

I'll do better on the next one. Promise.

 
At 7:48 PM, Blogger Hawksp said...

Talk about a coincidence.

Found this on MSN hemepage.

Hmm who would it be?

http://specials.msn.com/Network/backtoschool06.aspx?GT1=8497

 
At 7:49 PM, Blogger Sulla said...

And folks ask why my other sites don't get much traffic.

No comments. no posts.

West and wewaxation at wast.

 
At 7:54 PM, Blogger Dianna said...

I guess I didn't resist well enough.

Anyone have news from Deb world?

 
At 7:56 PM, Blogger Petrarchan Motif said...

Dianna - Prufrock has one of the best lines ever:

In the room the women come and go
Talking of Michelangelo.

 
At 8:00 PM, Blogger Hawksp said...

diana,

I looked. Nothing but crickets.

I have a poetry question for you though.

 
At 8:01 PM, Blogger Dianna said...

petrarchan - Yes! He uses that a couple times.

How about, "The eternal coatman holds my coat - and sniggers."

 
At 8:02 PM, Blogger joeschmo1of3 said...

Dude:

Was that the same poem where the fog pads in on little cat feet?

 
At 8:02 PM, Blogger Dianna said...

Ask, and if I have knowledge, I will answer you, hawsp.

 
At 8:02 PM, Blogger Hosedragger said...

Sure...switch threads without telling me. I won't get a complex or anything.

 
At 8:02 PM, Blogger Petrarchan Motif said...

hosedragger - windows xp, ok. If you actually browse to the location mentioned, are there any files present? The system file is the OS rolodex, so to speak, kind of like the Grandpa in The Princess Bride checking his pockets before leaving the room.
The fix might be as easy as doing a "repair" using the Windows XP cd I hope you still have.

 
At 8:03 PM, Blogger Hosedragger said...

Pet:

Windows XP. I have tried resetting, and restarting from an earlier point. No go.

 
At 8:03 PM, Blogger Petrarchan Motif said...

Dude - I think that was The Wasteland

 
At 8:04 PM, Blogger Dianna said...

Joe, no.

Eliot was guilty of much, but not that.

And when the morning began to utter,
and you heard the swallows in the gutters,
you had such a vision of the street
as the street hardly comprehends;

 
At 8:04 PM, Blogger Hosedragger said...

Do I need to repost the Beatles over here? Or did it get seen?

 
At 8:04 PM, Blogger Fatwa Arbuckle said...

Joe -

I think that was Carl Sandburg.

 
At 8:04 PM, Blogger Fatwa Arbuckle said...

Joe -

I think that was Carl Sandburg.

 
At 8:05 PM, Blogger Fred the Genius said...

F4...F4...F4...F4

 
At 8:05 PM, Blogger Hosedragger said...

Repir didn't work that I know of. I tried the way Microsoft had on their site, and it wouldn't let me copy anything

 
At 8:06 PM, Blogger Dianna said...

Smoke break - I'm not ignoring anyone.

 
At 8:06 PM, Blogger Hawksp said...

If I "had" to read a poem, it would be Hardy. But he just doesn't follow a rhythm.

"The Man He Killed" is my favorite but there's no...

Crap, rhythm, tempo, beat?

 
At 8:06 PM, Blogger Eri said...

Hosedragger:

I saw it and now it's stuck in my head!

 
At 8:06 PM, Blogger Petrarchan Motif said...

Hosedragger - a restore point won't help if the files are actually missing. Which is why a Repair might actually bring back the OS files that Windows XP can't find. Create a restore point before running the repair, then restore to it after the repair is complete. The files for xp will now be there, but you'll also have your registry keys with the latest values too.

 
At 8:07 PM, Blogger joeschmo1of3 said...

Oh yes, Carl Sandburg.

THE fog comes
on little cat feet.

It sits looking
over harbor and city
on silent haunches
and then moves on.

 
At 8:08 PM, Blogger Hawksp said...

I know its Carl Sandberg

 
At 8:09 PM, Blogger Petrarchan Motif said...

doh - you guys are good, it was Sandburg

 
At 8:09 PM, Blogger Hosedragger said...

Can you email all that to me?

 
At 8:10 PM, Blogger Hawksp said...

Chicago Poems, The Fog or Fog

 
At 8:10 PM, Blogger BrendaK said...

Petrarchan -

Re hose's problem:


I had in mind a startup manager to uncheck everything allowed and reboot, rechecking startup items one at a time and rebooting until he found the problem.

Tedious, but without a better idea of the error message and behavior it is all I could think of.

This presupposes that the problem is something screwed up by the installation of some other piece of software, of course. This problem just started for him, so?

 
At 8:12 PM, Blogger BrendaK said...

Hosedragger -

I saw it - my favorite yet.

 
At 8:12 PM, Blogger Hawksp said...

This is starting to take the spade of (coming to show my age here) a beatnik coffee house.

NO, no more coffee tonight hosedragger.

 
At 8:13 PM, Blogger Hawksp said...

the spade?

the shape..

Have another glass of Merlot Hawk!

 
At 8:14 PM, Blogger Petrarchan Motif said...

brendak - actually a safemode boot might be helpful to see if it's related to windows or not. but from what the error message sounds like, yeah, it sounds like OS files are missing.

hosedragger - in your c:\windows\system32\config folder, is there a system file?

 
At 8:15 PM, Blogger Dianna said...

Hawksp, Hardy was very much an autodidact, and he would on occasion ignore the concept of meter in an almost modern fashion.

"Ruined" is as close as he came to strict rhyme and meter that I'm aware of.

 
At 8:15 PM, Blogger Hosedragger said...

Had Deb and I but met
By some old ancient blog,
I could have shown her not to bet
what she said would be in a log!

"But Frisching towards infamy,
Jail staring face to face,
I commented at her and she at me,
I Frisched her back aat her own place.
I Frisched her back because –
Because she was my foe,
Just so – my foe of course she was;
That's clear enough; although

"She thought she'd 'blog perhaps,
Off-hand like – just as I –
Was out of work – had sold her crap –
No other reason why.

"Yes; quaint and curious Deb is!
You Frisch a fellow down
You'd Frisch if met where any blogis,
Or help keep her from reknown."

 
At 8:16 PM, Blogger Petrarchan Motif said...

woah - never had a fever where I couldn't tell if it was the laptop or ME that was overheating...I'm wrapped in a blanket, but have the AC is on...weird...

 
At 8:16 PM, Blogger Hosedragger said...

Won't even boot into safe mode

 
At 8:18 PM, Blogger Petrarchan Motif said...

hosedragger - same error message with safemode?

 
At 8:19 PM, Blogger Hawksp said...

So...

Meter doesn't matter.

 
At 8:19 PM, Blogger BrendaK said...

Petrarchan -

Sounds good to me. I hate when I have to find a way to fix them. My forte is writing the applications that break the 'puters (uhm, haha), not fixing them afterwards.

 
At 8:19 PM, Blogger Hosedragger said...

Yuppers

 
At 8:20 PM, Blogger joeschmo1of3 said...

Dude:

Still chilling and aguing? Sweats? Teeth chattering?

 
At 8:21 PM, Blogger Hosedragger said...

I mean wiping the hard drive isn't that bad, but I have a couple of months worth of things I haven't backed up...pictures and docs, and I will lose all my "favorites" and who knows what else. Oh yeah...al my MST3K movies.

 
At 8:21 PM, Blogger Petrarchan Motif said...

hosedragger - makes sense. when you last tried the repair steps, did you pop in the xp cd, then from start up change the boot order to cd?

 
At 8:21 PM, Blogger Hawksp said...

Hose,

Darn it, you ruined the only freaking poem I liked.

Wait, Let me see, (reading poem again)

Oh, Uh Huh,

Yeah,

Yup,

Never Mind I like it.

 
At 8:22 PM, Blogger Hosedragger said...

It isn't what I khow I will lose, it's what I can't remember.

 
At 8:22 PM, Blogger Petrarchan Motif said...

brendak - seems like half my job is cleaning up after the programmers, no offense of course. I just know the programming culture at my company, and let me say, I'm a damn good analyst because of what they write.

 
At 8:23 PM, Blogger Hosedragger said...

I can't get to start up. I get the "Gateway page, then it stalls forever, then the error message.

 
At 8:23 PM, Blogger joeschmo1of3 said...

Ah, more Thomas Hardy!

 
At 8:25 PM, Blogger Eri said...

Petrarchan:

Hope you feel better soon.

And a big goodnight to all! Sweet dreams, y'all. Don't bite the bedbugs.

 
At 8:25 PM, Blogger Petrarchan Motif said...

Dude - no teeth chattering, the aches are gone, but still got chills, yeah.

 
At 8:26 PM, Blogger Hawksp said...

Hose,

I had to take a chance on pulling out a 2.5 laptop drive that wouldn't boot.

Bought a new drive.

Put it in the laptop.

Put the old drive in a 2.0 USB external drive case. It wouldn't boot, buy I got every stinking file I wanted off of it and ended up with a swoopie 60 gig external for my work computer.

 
At 8:26 PM, Blogger Petrarchan Motif said...

Eri - thanks!

hosedragger - woah, so it doesn't even get to the point where you can hit f2 or f8 to view bios options?

 
At 8:27 PM, Blogger Petrarchan Motif said...

hawksp - i was just about to say that he could try slaving the drive in his desktop! Might be the only way to get at the files.

 
At 8:28 PM, Blogger BrendaK said...

Pet -

I'm a good programmer more from the efforts of obsessive-compulsive QA testers at a software development company I worked at, than anything else.

I know what you mean, though. I spend a fair amount of time rewriting crap 'spagetti' code. I call it forensic programming so I don't call it 'idiots on parade' to the clients.

 
At 8:29 PM, Blogger Hosedragger said...

Actually, it does

 
At 8:30 PM, Blogger Hosedragger said...

How do you slave it?

 
At 8:31 PM, Blogger Petrarchan Motif said...

brendak - I started as a helpdesk analyst at my company, "testing, what's that?", so I spent a lot of time debugging code, then sending the fixes to the "real" programmers. I know exactly what you're talking about.

 
At 8:33 PM, Blogger Sulla said...

Hosedragger,

If you want to get both a clean reinstall AND a backup, here's a method that's worked for me.

1. Buy a new hard drive and an external hard drive enclosure.
2. Remove the old hard drive and replace it with the new. Put the old drive in the external enclosure.
3. Install Windows on the new drive.
4. connect the external drive, and copy over files as you find them.
5. Once you're convinced you've got everything you want, reformat the original drive, and use it as a backup.

This is not a quick fix, but works great over the long haul. That way if a system drive goes down, backing up isn't quite as painful.

Most of my files get offloaded to external drives, which get backed up to a third drive every few months and put in a safe.

But maybe I'm paranoid. I have close to 100,000 music files; my wife, over a million photos. (not saying what we do for a living.)

 
At 8:33 PM, Blogger Hosedragger said...

I go to F8 and do a reset from an earlier time, and it still won't start

 
At 8:34 PM, Blogger Dianna said...

Hawksp, meter used to matter. But very few modern poets do the blank verse business well.

It's like rhyme, another neglected aspect of modern poetry. Robert Frost said that writing a poem that doesn't rhyme is like playing tennis without a net; on the other hand, I agree that English is not a great language for rhyme - and it tends, if you're strict about it, to lead to a sing-song sort of sound, reminding one of Dr. Suess.

The difference is, Dr. Seuss would surprise you now and again.

 
At 8:34 PM, Blogger Sulla said...

looks like Hawk beat me to it. :)

 
At 8:34 PM, Blogger Petrarchan Motif said...

hosedragger - when it gets to the point where you can hit f8 for the bios options, do so, then scroll down to the boot order options. That's where you can change the boot order from hard drive to cd-rom. Reboot, and choose repair from there.

To slave a hard drive, you might need to buy some equipment since you've got a laptop hard drive, but there are several ways to do so, as long as you have more than one hard drive bay in your tower.

 
At 8:34 PM, Blogger Hosedragger said...

I went and priced the new hard drive...that was around 180 bucks. Not sure about the external

 
At 8:35 PM, Blogger Hawksp said...

Why, I code a little myself!

DEB BASIC

100 REM How to screw up your career
110 PRINT "Monkey POO, Monkey POO"
120 PRINT "I'm an idiot"
130 PRINT "I like little boys"
140 GOTO 110

Bebuggers, any reommendations?

 
At 8:36 PM, Blogger Hosedragger said...

once I get to the repair screen, what do I do then?

 
At 8:37 PM, Blogger BrendaK said...

Pet - is this getting too much to do from a distance? Hose might be better off to take it to a company that specializes in fixing this.

My dad breaks his on average once a month. I can't always get out there quickly enough to suit him, so he has a repair company he goes to (practically on retainer at this point).

 
At 8:38 PM, Blogger Petrarchan Motif said...

hosedragger - just read your comment about "reset"...yeah, that resets any changes to the bios (chipset), it doesn't work as a system restore (which actually requires that the OS boots first). See my instructions about changing the boot order to the cd-rom and have your xp cd in the tray when you reboot. a repair instead of reinstall might bring back those missing files.

 
At 8:39 PM, Blogger BrendaK said...

Never mind, Pet and Hose.

Y'all seem to have it well in hand from right here.

 
At 8:39 PM, Blogger Petrarchan Motif said...

brendak and hosedragger - yeah, trouble shooting in this thread probably isn't appropriate. Hosedragger, email me from my blogspot profile with whatever email or IM you have handy, and I can help you that way.

I'll put on my "this is Sanjaya from Mumbai" typing accent.

 
At 8:41 PM, Blogger BrendaK said...

Hawk -

It's perfect! Simple, elegent, and achieves the desired objective.

A+

 
At 8:41 PM, Blogger Hosedragger said...

OK...I am doing it as we go. I am in the "windows setup" screen

 
At 8:42 PM, Blogger Hawksp said...

Hose,

If it's a laptop, you'll want that (firefly) anyway.

Put the old on in an external drive.

I guarantee it will work. And if it doesn’t, the boot repairs wouldn’t have worked anyway I don’t think.

 
At 8:43 PM, Blogger OregonMuse said...

From another thread:

hose:

Looks like your system folder got corrupted. Have you tried going into the XP recovery console and try to copy the system folder from one of your XP system disks to that same location? That's what I would try to do. Anything to avoid a reformat.

But actually, a reformat may not be so bad. XP will detect that it's already there, so it will try to do a "refresh" rather than a reformat.

 
At 8:43 PM, Blogger Petrarchan Motif said...

hawksp - aside from memory buffer leaks inherent in basic, it looks like a great way to fill up a hard drive with chimp tar™!

 
At 8:44 PM, Blogger joeschmo1of3 said...

Hawk:

That is frickin' hilarious!

Oh man BASIC! Bringin' back memories.

 
At 8:44 PM, Blogger Hosedragger said...

Done. Pet, go check your email

 
At 8:44 PM, Blogger Petrarchan Motif said...

hosedragger - choose "reinstall" intead of "new install" and that should do it.

 
At 8:46 PM, Blogger Hosedragger said...

Sorry all. I just got excited at maybe fixing my laptop after three weeks

 
At 8:46 PM, Blogger Hawksp said...

Thanks Brendak.

That would be the first A I got in computer science.

I imagine the instructor had a bit more extensive routine in mind.

 
At 8:46 PM, Blogger Petrarchan Motif said...

hosedragger - got yer email. "accessing...accessing..."

 
At 8:48 PM, Blogger Petrarchan Motif said...

hosedragger - you're in a good state. choose repair, and I swear you'll be booting into Windows after this.

 
At 8:49 PM, Blogger Petrarchan Motif said...

Dude - you've been holding out on this community. Don't they know that you're a bigger geek with computers than I am?

 
At 8:50 PM, Blogger Hawksp said...

Hose,

Hawk whispers...

USB external drive...

ebay less than ten bucks...

pssst

 
At 8:50 PM, Blogger Petrarchan Motif said...

oh man - I'm watching Family Guy on Cartoon Network...freakin' hilarious...

 
At 8:51 PM, Blogger joeschmo1of3 said...

Dude:

We-ell, it just never really came up. Besides, my gift is figuring stuff out instead of remembering stuff.

 
At 8:52 PM, Blogger Petrarchan Motif said...

this episode even has a reference to Count Chocula cereal...not making it up.

 
At 8:52 PM, Blogger Hawksp said...

Oh Thanks Joe1.

Pet,

Oh sure, my code leaks and yours is sooo grand and soooo efficient!

 
At 8:53 PM, Blogger joeschmo1of3 said...

Dude:

Baby Stewie Rocks!

"You've been my nemesis since you dragged me from your wretched womb!"

 
At 8:53 PM, Blogger Hosedragger said...

OK...chose repair and am sitting at windows dos prompt

 
At 8:53 PM, Blogger Petrarchan Motif said...

dude - my talent is figuring stuff out too, but the job makes me write it down, for some reason.

 
At 8:53 PM, Blogger BrendaK said...

Hawk -

It's not the size of the program, it's how you use it.

hahahahahahahahahaha

 
At 8:54 PM, Blogger Hosedragger said...

Hawk...that's plan B. If I can get it fixed...that's the best option

 
At 8:54 PM, Blogger Hawksp said...

WooHOO,

Deb posted my comment. We're back in business.

Fred.....

hit the button

 
At 8:55 PM, Blogger Hosedragger said...

Don't spoil it. Adult Swim doesn't come on here in the Hippie state for another hour and a half.

 
At 8:55 PM, Blogger joeschmo1of3 said...

Brenda:

No snort in the middle? I thought it was funnier than that.

 
At 8:56 PM, Blogger Hosedragger said...

Hawk...she ain't coming tonight. She is sitting in the middle of the floor in her living room yelling at the voices to shut up will bawling relentlessly.

 
At 8:56 PM, Blogger BrendaK said...

Joe -

It seemed immodest to snort at my own joke.

 
At 8:57 PM, Blogger Petrarchan Motif said...

hosedragger - I'm going to keep the rest of the steps on the email tip, 'k?

 
At 8:58 PM, Blogger Petrarchan Motif said...

hosedragger - you've probably seen this ep of fg anyway, but dayum, in the context of the frischster...it was too much.

 
At 9:00 PM, Blogger Hawksp said...

Brendak,

It was funny, but I was a little embarrassed.

 
At 9:00 PM, Blogger Hosedragger said...

Seen it? I own them all, including the Stewie movie, outakes and First season of American Dad

 
At 9:00 PM, Blogger Hawksp said...

Who is Ahab?

 
At 9:00 PM, Blogger Hosedragger said...

Nothing like Frankenberry taking the Count to court eh?

 
At 9:01 PM, Blogger Dianna said...

Oh. Blaise Pascal is the source of her madness?

I found Penses interesting in college. I guess I'll have to go back and see what in Blaise's thoughts makes one go batfrisch.

 
At 9:02 PM, Blogger Petrarchan Motif said...

hosedragger - it was captain crunch suing count chocula for slander...wow...the similarities here...

 
At 9:02 PM, Blogger BrendaK said...

Hawk -

I'm sorry. I should have remembered how sensitive you are.

kissykissykissy

 
At 9:02 PM, Blogger joeschmo1of3 said...

Hawk:

Is Ms. Frisch railing like Captain Ahab hunting for Moby Dick?

 
At 9:02 PM, Blogger Dianna said...

Hawk

Do you mean the poster, or the character?

/pedantic mode

 
At 9:04 PM, Blogger BrendaK said...

Did anyone notice that Special Deb put her amazon ad in the middle of a post?

Yep, she's going to be raking in the bucks with that!

 
At 9:05 PM, Blogger Hawksp said...

"what in Blaise's"

unintended pun Brendak

what in Blue Blaise's

 
At 9:06 PM, Blogger Petrarchan Motif said...

hawksp - sacre blue blaises

 
At 9:06 PM, Blogger Hawksp said...

the poster

 
At 9:06 PM, Blogger Dianna said...

BrendaK, it was just a little conspicuous, yes. But we already know she's not precisely tech-savvy.

Oh, and I bow down to the mastery displayed. I hadn't a clue.

 
At 9:07 PM, Blogger Hawksp said...

I was LiteratureCritical

 
At 9:07 PM, Blogger Dianna said...

Hawk, someone with sense.

 
At 9:08 PM, Blogger Dianna said...

I was Soviet Studies.

 
At 9:09 PM, Blogger Petrarchan Motif said...

aw - you were playing at casa de frisch?

 
At 9:09 PM, Blogger Hawksp said...

LOL Pet.

She asked what VBSer means too. I find it very hard to believe she can't navigate the threads and find that one if nothing else. Is she really that stupid?

 
At 9:10 PM, Blogger BrendaK said...

Hawk -

Yes.

 
At 9:10 PM, Blogger Hosedragger said...

Methinks someone missed the point

South(west)paw
Comments: rabin's radical theorem
warriordumot said...
for the record, as far as i know, every post here allegedly from warriordumot really was from me, dr. deborah frisch of eugene, or.

i have not sockpuppeted here.

i have not posted or sockpuppeted at protein wisdom since i was served a temporary restraining order from colorado a few weeks ago.

now that i have this forum to discuss my grievances with mr. goldstein, i feel no need to comment about him at sadly no or the other cesspool blogs.

i am satisfied discussing my grievances with mr. goldstein here at sinner&sulla's place.

i ask once again:

does jeffrey todd goldstein sockpuppet here?

YES or NO?

Posted by Dave Walden at August 29, 2006 01:24 PM
Thats totaly like the neocons to sockpuppet like minded progressive bloggers like ourselves when they find they are unable to silence are dissent. Phoney legal actions, sock puppeting, blog censoship, ect. Thats totaly par for there course.

Posted by Dean04Prez at August 29, 2006 03:41 PM

 
At 9:11 PM, Blogger joeschmo1of3 said...

Hawk:

She still hasn't mastered point and click.

 
At 9:12 PM, Blogger Hosedragger said...

Hawk...

She doesn't read. It is below her. She slithers and oozes onto a thread, spews forth her toxic bile and then calls people stupid and boring and leaves. Very pathologic of her

 
At 9:12 PM, Blogger Petrarchan Motif said...

hawksp - yep, like I posted last night to wdm, she should really invest some time in a speed reading course. goodness.

 
At 9:13 PM, Blogger BrendaK said...

dianna -

Mastery? 'Cause, it wasn't me. I haven't commented on her site today.

I thought it would be fun to just let her go and watch her move that ad piece up into each new post.

 
At 9:15 PM, Blogger Hosedragger said...

She is a coward. Reading other peoples post would make her have to see herself as the rest of the world does. It is just easier for the little brains to do what she does.

 
At 9:17 PM, Blogger Petrarchan Motif said...

now when did pee wee's playhouse show up on Toon?

 
At 9:17 PM, Blogger Hawksp said...

dianna,

I didn't see your Soviet Studies.

But I'm slow here tonight. Did you or Joe fess up to Ahab

 
At 9:17 PM, Blogger Hosedragger said...

She must still be talking to Mumsie. After all, bills are due.

 
At 9:18 PM, Blogger BrendaK said...

hose -

She reads the comments. It's just that all Deb thought must first pass through the Deb They're All Stupid mental screen.

 
At 9:18 PM, Blogger Sulla said...

Two new threads, folks, including one dedicated to technical issue.

Hey - if Hosedragger's screen goes dark, we ALL suffer. :)

 
At 9:18 PM, Blogger Hosedragger said...

It started in July. They need to get rid of it and all that damn weak anime. There are so many other good things they could be showing. Bring back Mission Hill for instance.

 
At 9:20 PM, Blogger Petrarchan Motif said...

sulla - hosedragger and I are going through email on this one.

 
At 9:22 PM, Blogger Michael said...

Moved to Tech Thread. Muuuuch faster

 
At 9:22 PM, Blogger Dianna said...

Nope, Ahab's not me or mine.

On that note, I'm getting some dinner, walking dogs, and heading for bed.

Take care.

 
At 9:28 PM, Blogger Hawksp said...

Brendak said "I thought it would be fun to just let her go and watch her move that ad piece up into each new post."

Brendak,

Dios Mio Nina, you did it!

She won't know how to move the ad. She won't be able to add more threads because it will shove her advert down and she can't move her ad and it will be just like cutting Judge Smails Achilles Tendon, and when she goes into her backswing….

She’ll have to give up the game.

Hoist the flag, open the champagne, we win!

 
At 9:29 PM, Blogger Hawksp said...

Goodnite Dianna

 
At 9:32 PM, Blogger joeschmo1of3 said...

'Night Dianna!

 
At 9:36 PM, Blogger BrendaK said...

G'night, dianna! Don't let the beddebs bite.

 

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