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Post by: bk on May 02, 2007, 12:04:54 AM
Well, you've read the notes, the notes had words, words, and more words, and now it is time for you to post until the blank white cows come home.
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Post by: bk on May 02, 2007, 12:07:12 AM
And the word of the day is: POLYSYNDETON!
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Post by: bk on May 02, 2007, 12:07:52 AM
Something I enjoy doing when writing certain types of sentences for my various and sundried novels.  It's a little style thing I'm fond of.
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Post by: bk on May 02, 2007, 12:08:29 AM
Welcome nine GUESTS.  Who are you people?
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Post by: bk on May 02, 2007, 12:08:40 AM
Will we never get to page two?
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Post by: Tomovoz on May 02, 2007, 12:08:41 AM
A VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE DELIGHTFUL DR FJL
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Post by: bk on May 02, 2007, 12:09:40 AM
Sorry, welcome thirteen GUESTS.
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Post by: Tomovoz on May 02, 2007, 12:10:02 AM
The word of the day refers to the many re-writes of ALW musicals at his own little festival.
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Post by: George on May 02, 2007, 12:24:19 AM
[move=left,scroll,6,transparent,100%] ;D A Wish For The Very Happiest of Birthday Wishes to DR FJL!! ;D [/move]
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Post by: George on May 02, 2007, 12:25:12 AM
I just checked. My month and day are there. Must I supply the year for the month and day to show up?

If you do, you don't need to be accurate. ::)

;)
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Post by: DERBRUCER on May 02, 2007, 12:37:32 AM
Something I enjoy doing when writing certain types of sentences for my various and sundried novels.  It's a little style thing I'm fond of.

Only becasue you get paid by the word :D

der Brucer
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Post by: DERBRUCER on May 02, 2007, 12:38:48 AM
It's Derby week, when EVERBODY wears a hat:

(http://www.smithsonianmag.com/images/articles/2007/may/pop/derby-hats.jpg)

der Brucer
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Post by: bk on May 02, 2007, 12:41:44 AM
Welcome eighteen GUESTS.  I dare ONE of you to come out and play.
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Post by: bk on May 02, 2007, 12:42:12 AM
I shall now abed.
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Post by: DakotaCelt on May 02, 2007, 12:52:00 AM
Happy Birthday FJL!!!

I hope you have a lovely day full of surprises and freinds!
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Post by: DERBRUCER on May 02, 2007, 01:07:40 AM
I've been up monitoring the Election returns for a race in Long Beach in which I assisted.

The race was a special election to fill a vacated City Council Seat.

There are about 13,000 registered voters.
2050 voters cast ballots (16%).

There were 7 candidates and the race is winner-take-all.

My candidate won with 27% of the votes cast (by a 49 vote margin).

So, the guy whom 73% of the voters did not vote for will be the new City Councilman!

The gal who had the seat left to run to fill an open State Assembly seat. She is now filing to run for the just vacated (by death) Congressional Seat. Her main opponent is a State Senator - so, if either one of them wins, we will then need a special election to fill that vacated seat - then a City Council person will run to fill that seat, and then.....

der Brucer



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Post by: DERBRUCER on May 02, 2007, 01:17:01 AM
BK - have you a favorite deli that can pack you a picnic basket?

You could take Cason and Squeeze to Griffith Park and dine near the Zoo.

der Brucer
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Post by: S. Woody White on May 02, 2007, 03:58:16 AM
And the word of the day is: POLYSYNDETON!
Polly Syndeton was pretty and athletic, and all the boys who met her fell in love with her immediately, but this didn't bother any of her girlfriends because Polly was either immediately apologetic for it or her engaging laugh told the other girls that it meant nothing to her, and besides Polly was always willing to help the other girls find the perfect accessories for their wardrobes.

If only she hadn't been such a non-stop chatterbox.
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Post by: S. Woody White on May 02, 2007, 04:05:23 AM
It's Derby week, when EVERBODY wears a hat:

(http://www.smithsonianmag.com/images/articles/2007/may/pop/derby-hats.jpg)

der Brucer
Ah, yes, a production still from that well-loved Disney movie, Derby O'Gill and the Little Milliners.
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Post by: S. Woody White on May 02, 2007, 04:07:56 AM
And a very happy birthday to FJL!

(Please pick a hat and wear it with gusto!)
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Post by: Ben on May 02, 2007, 04:24:50 AM
Happy birthday to the generous and lovely FJL!
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Post by: Ben on May 02, 2007, 04:25:19 AM
Bowl.

Bye.
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Post by: S. Woody White on May 02, 2007, 04:34:35 AM
I thought you liked your bowl, Ben.  

Why are you sending it away?

 :'(
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Post by: Tomovoz on May 02, 2007, 04:34:37 AM
Good morning/Good night
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Post by: S. Woody White on May 02, 2007, 04:42:48 AM
I should get ready for work.  More cart wrangling today.  And I promised Gina, who heads the Flower Shoppe, that I'd help her move some stuff when I get the time.

And the latter half of my day will be spent getting the first three registers ready for conversion to self-checkout.  Such a joy.   :P
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Post by: Jrand70 on May 02, 2007, 05:14:01 AM
Didn't Hayley Mills play Polysyndeton?
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Post by: Jrand70 on May 02, 2007, 05:14:36 AM
Enjoyed the Engrish.com link.....one of my favorites was on the back of a computer:  Danger!  Don't screw off!
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Post by: Jrand70 on May 02, 2007, 05:15:48 AM
Happiest of Birthdays to DR FJL!!  ;D

(http://broadwaystudios.com/broadway_circle_marquee_300.jpg)
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Post by: Jrand70 on May 02, 2007, 05:26:38 AM
I must think of a question.
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Post by: singdaw on May 02, 2007, 05:44:34 AM
Dear DR FJL:

Wishing you every happiness today!
(http://whatsupdownsouth.blogspot.com/uploaded_images/happy_birthday_10-728921.gif)
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Post by: JoseSPiano on May 02, 2007, 05:49:32 AM
Good Morning!

I'm up... Finishing my oatmeal... And reading and posting.


-Is there any other way to start the day here on HHW?
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Post by: JoseSPiano on May 02, 2007, 05:50:08 AM
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, DR FJL!!!!!!
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Post by: JoseSPiano on May 02, 2007, 05:52:32 AM
bk - There are some great places in DR Cason' neighborhood - including your beloved House of Pies.  Maybe Cason could pick the dinner place - there are some decent Italian restaurants, and the funky Fred 62 - and then head on over to HoP for dessert and extra whipped cream.
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Post by: FJL on May 02, 2007, 05:53:45 AM
Further thanks-so-muches for the birthday wishes to Laura, Der Brucer, Tomovoz, George, Dakota, Woody, Ben, JRand, singdaw, Jose, and of course BK in the Notes.

Skip is busy at work out of the apartment until 4:30 or so, so we'll probably have a somewhat festive dinner, then off to see LEGALLY BLONDE (which I really wanted to see again on my birthday, and we've got 7th row, center section) with Dear Friends Maureen and Bill.  

Skip has set this Saturday as the day he and I will celebrate, then I'll celebrate with my parents and bro on Sunday.

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Post by: JoseSPiano on May 02, 2007, 05:55:38 AM
And now 'tis time for me to get ready to head back down to Ripley-Grier for another full day (I guess) of auditions.

Laters...
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Post by: FJL on May 02, 2007, 05:56:03 AM
"Fred 62?" - heck, I'm only 47!!!
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Post by: singdaw on May 02, 2007, 05:58:06 AM
...and Younger Than Springtime!

:)
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Post by: singdaw on May 02, 2007, 06:04:41 AM
TOD:

bk, your [or at least, Benjamin Kritzer's] aversion to jock straps is well known.

But have you ever worn a dance belt?
(http://www.dancemania.biz/dancewear/images/jock-front.jpg)
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Post by: elmore3003 on May 02, 2007, 06:14:34 AM
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!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Felicitations and Salutations On Your Natal Day, DR FJL !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Post by: Ginny on May 02, 2007, 06:15:41 AM
Happiest of birthdays to DR FJL - what a festive week you have planned!
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Post by: Ginny on May 02, 2007, 06:17:44 AM
Wednesday morning greetings!  Today I'll do half a day of information-waitressing in order to be able to leave early on Saturday.
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Post by: singdaw on May 02, 2007, 06:18:45 AM
ORP:

***travel vibes***[/size][/color]
to DR DearReaderLaura
and thanks again for another beautiful photo!

***back recovery vibes***[/size][/color]
to DR Ginny

***continuing industrial-strengh vibes***[/size][/color]
to DR Danise

***audition outcome vibes***[/size][/color]
to DR George

DR JRand56, thanks for sharing the construction progress photo.  There's been quite a lot of progress since your initial rusty spade!  ;)


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Post by: FJL on May 02, 2007, 06:23:16 AM
Additional thanks to Larry and Ginny.

Skip is gone for much of the day and I'm here with three dogs - Toby and Dylan, of course, and Mary Jay's dog Molly.  They all like the idea of having cake, but I don't think I'm gonna let them have any.
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Post by: FJL on May 02, 2007, 06:24:53 AM
It's a three-dog day.
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Post by: elmore3003 on May 02, 2007, 06:25:33 AM
Good morning, all!  I'm planning my day, which is mainly uneventful.  I have a trek to the NYPL and after that, I shall return and lie around like so much fish.  I have a few telephone calls to make, and I'll do those before I head down to Lincoln Center.
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Post by: singdaw on May 02, 2007, 06:27:31 AM
DR TCB, I didn't respond to your post yesterday because...what can one really say about a situation like that?  I feel for you very deeply.  Even though your loss is not recent, I'm sure it is still painful, and perhaps painful most of all is the lost possibility and the senselessness of it.

In any case, very sorry for you and your family.
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Post by: singdaw on May 02, 2007, 06:28:46 AM
It's a three-dog day.

I ate three hot dogs once.
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Post by: singdaw on May 02, 2007, 06:31:58 AM
Quote
Yesterday, DR Edisaurus wrote: The band brought suitcases of percussion instruments so everyone could play along!

So the band gave you wedding vibes?     :)
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Post by: singdaw on May 02, 2007, 06:39:12 AM
DR MusicGuy...

Are travel vibes in order, or are you already home?
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Post by: MusicGuy on May 02, 2007, 06:41:46 AM

Good morning DRs and HKs...... I have a feeling the Grande Mensch isn't up and about yet.  I'm sitting in the Philadelphia airport, and so it is still VERY early, west coast time.

A VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY Fred.......it sounds like you have several nice celebration "fetes" to anticipate.  

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Post by: Michael on May 02, 2007, 06:43:15 AM
From one Fred to another

(http://images.mallfinder.com/events/umalltampa/Fred_Flintstone.jpg)

Happy Birthday
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Post by: MusicGuy on May 02, 2007, 06:44:10 AM
No, I'm not home.  I'm here early (!!) for a flight to Dallas, connect, and then on to Phoenix.  And the global "weather thingy" looked absolutely horrible over much of Texas this morning.  I'm REALLY hoping that this doesn't screw the whole flight route-connection thing up.

 ???

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Post by: MusicGuy on May 02, 2007, 06:45:33 AM

And a "good morning" greeting to dear Elmo, and Fred, and Michael, and Ginny..... and the distinguished Pogue !
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Post by: Ginny on May 02, 2007, 06:46:23 AM
Travel vibes to DR MusicGuy - wave as you go over Dayton, OH!

DR Singdaw - thanks for the back recovery vibes.  It's much better today - I think one more night of half a dose of muscle relaxants and I'll be fine.
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Post by: MusicGuy on May 02, 2007, 06:48:07 AM

And, all of the very best audition vibes are sent to dear DR Jose ...... are they going along smoothly?  Does it seem to be a decent batch of talent?  Hopefully not making you too crazy??

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Post by: MusicGuy on May 02, 2007, 06:58:13 AM

Good morning, dear Esteemed, rested, rehearsed, sinewy, diaphanous, and guapo BK --

I had a thought for your dinner this evening.........

      The Tam O'Shanter  over in that little funky "village" section of Los Feliz, east of the 5 freeway.

The theme is Scottish, but at least that's kind of close to Irish, and the food was still very good the last time I ate there.
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Post by: singdaw on May 02, 2007, 07:02:38 AM
***travel vibes***[/size][/color]
to DR MusicGuy
may all your connections be timely!
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Post by: JoseSPiano on May 02, 2007, 07:03:58 AM
Good Morning, once again!

Greetings from the rehearsal/audition studio.  Just waiting for a couple of more people to trickle in before we get started.  In the meantime...
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Post by: MusicGuy on May 02, 2007, 07:05:42 AM

What a treat.... the smiling pan of dear Jose !!....
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Post by: MusicGuy on May 02, 2007, 07:06:09 AM

and thanks for the travel vibes Naomi....
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Post by: MusicGuy on May 02, 2007, 07:06:43 AM

Oh what the hell.....maybe a new page ??
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Post by: JoseSPiano on May 02, 2007, 07:08:06 AM

And, all of the very best audition vibes are sent to dear DR Jose ...... are they going along smoothly?  Does it seem to be a decent batch of talent?  Hopefully not making you too crazy??



Thank you, DR MusicGuy.  And, thankfully, the talent seems to be "decent", and they're not making me crazy.  They've made me laugh a few times (on the inside), but not crazy.  So far.

-And it looks like the turnout today is no where near what is was yesterday.  But that usually happens with a dancer call.
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Post by: MusicGuy on May 02, 2007, 07:08:23 AM

 [move=left,scroll,6,transparent,100%]:D    :o  Lambada (the forbidden dance)   :P   8)[/move]
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Post by: JoseSPiano on May 02, 2007, 07:08:47 AM
DR MusicGuy - ...And I hope the weather does not screw up your travel plans.
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Post by: MusicGuy on May 02, 2007, 07:10:10 AM

Uh-Oh !!  "dancer call"  --  time for dear Jose to exude studliness and mischief !
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Post by: JoseSPiano on May 02, 2007, 07:10:22 AM
DR FJL - What kind of cake(s) will you behaving today?


-May I suggest just going over to Amy's Bread and getting one slice of each of today's selections.  ;)


-Or just get a variety of the mini-cakes from House of Pies!

Or BOTH!  ;D
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Post by: JoseSPiano on May 02, 2007, 07:10:52 AM

Uh-Oh !!  "dancer call"  --  time for dear Jose to exude studliness and mischief !

Well, the men don't come in until the afternoon... So I have time to warm up.
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Post by: singdaw on May 02, 2007, 07:12:21 AM
DR FJL - What kind of cake(s) will you be having today?

And, more importantly...WHO will be popping out of them?

 ;)
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Post by: singdaw on May 02, 2007, 07:12:52 AM
White...

A blank page or canvas...
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Post by: JoseSPiano on May 02, 2007, 07:12:57 AM
As for Ask BK Day...

Is there a neighborhood of L.A. that, for whatever reason, you've never explored, but still want to check out one day?
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Post by: MusicGuy on May 02, 2007, 07:13:32 AM
Well, the men don't come in until the afternoon... So I have time to warm up.

OK.... so by about 3 or 4, your time, I may need to speak to you quite firmly, to be sure that you are still seemly and dignified.  Yea, right.....

Or, I could just whack you on your po-po !
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Post by: Jennifer on May 02, 2007, 07:14:09 AM
Re: last night's IDOL.

I have not read anybody's comments here yet.  But it was definitely an interesting night.  I'm not sure how the voting will go mostly because we have to include last week's votes.

I was surprised the judges raked their new favorite over the coals (jordin).

I was very happy blake went back to his beatboxing roots. I mentioned last week that i thought he needed to do that (and make a song his own) in order for him to stay. I think since two are going this week he very well could have gone if he had not done this.

I would guess that melinda would be safe. And i would think jordin would be too (even though they were not kind to her). And now i think blake will be saved by his performance.

We have chris, phil, and lakasha in my B3. I think Chris will go.
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Post by: JoseSPiano on May 02, 2007, 07:14:25 AM
Hmm... Another revival of a revival seems to be looming:

Roundabout Plans to Revive Its Cabaret Revival (http://www.playbill.com/news/article/107770.html)
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Post by: JoseSPiano on May 02, 2007, 07:15:03 AM
OK.... so by about 3 or 4, your time, I may need to speak to you quite firmly, to be sure that you are still seemly and dignified.  Yea, right.....

Or, I could just whack you on your po-po !

Promises, promises.
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Post by: Jennifer on May 02, 2007, 07:20:08 AM
Oops i keep forgetting two are going from idol.  So i'd say lakisha and chris. But i wouldn't be surprised if phil went.  I really don't want blake to go. And i'd be sad if melinda or jordin went. But other than that i don't really care.
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Post by: MusicGuy on May 02, 2007, 07:21:15 AM

Here at the Philadelphia airport, I turned on my laptop.... it instantly said "wireless connection found, strength very good" .... I opened a browser page, and was then told that I had to buy a 1-day connection for 8 bucks as the service is from attwifi .

Does anyone think that this country will ever catch up to Europe and Australia, where entire cities are providing wi-fi, no cost, just as a service to its citizens ??
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Post by: Matt H. on May 02, 2007, 07:21:35 AM
Will we never get to page two?

It's a certainty.
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Post by: Jennifer on May 02, 2007, 07:22:43 AM
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO DR FJL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Post by: JoseSPiano on May 02, 2007, 07:23:06 AM
Re: last night's IDOL.

I have not read anybody's comments here yet.  But it was definitely an interesting night.  I'm not sure how the voting will go mostly because we have to include last week's votes.

I was surprised the judges raked their new favorite over the coals (jordin).

I was very happy blake went back to his beatboxing roots. I mentioned last week that i thought he needed to do that (and make a song his own) in order for him to stay. I think since two are going this week he very well could have gone if he had not done this.

I would guess that melinda would be safe. And i would think jordin would be too (even though they were not kind to her). And now i think blake will be saved by his performance.

We have chris, phil, and lakasha in my B3. I think Chris will go.

I was just glad that the "judges" acknowledged that the theme of the evening put the women at a disadvantage.  -Why couldn't they have picked one male rockers, and one female rocker?  -I would have loved to hear one of the girls rock out on a Pat Benatar song.  In any case...

It was nice to see Blake step up his game last night. Yes, he returned to his roots, but he also was singing out more, and show more of his top range.

As for Jordin, I think her weaknesses were showcased last night.  Yes, she is already quite a powerhouse, but her natural technique seemed to be stretched to it's limit last night.  And, as I've commented before, there's something about her pitch that just doesn't sit well on my ear - she's just never really in the center of it, imho.

*OH!  And I talked to a friend who's been to two "Idol" tapings so far this season.  He was amazed at the difference in the sound in the studio versus the TV broadcast.  He also noted how different singers had different amounts of reverb and "sweetening" applied to their vocals.  He noted that Jordin seemed to have a bit more reverb on her than the others.  -Which sort of explained some of the raves that the judges have been giving her - when I have not been that impressed.

Whatevah!
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Post by: MusicGuy on May 02, 2007, 07:23:46 AM

Hi Matt..... we already made mincemeat out of page 2 ! :)
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Post by: Matt H. on May 02, 2007, 07:23:57 AM
Good morning!

Another day of near 90, and then we will begin to cool down which I will gladly welcome. It's May, not July!
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Post by: Jennifer on May 02, 2007, 07:24:07 AM
DR MattH, i am very surprised that melinda's line was not busy. I really thought that she would be safe for sure.  But check out dialidol.  I think the only people they had as safe were jordin (#1) and blake (#2).
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Post by: Michael on May 02, 2007, 07:26:36 AM
ASK BK DAY

What's happening with the Terry Trotter CD?
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Post by: Matt H. on May 02, 2007, 07:26:40 AM

Hi Matt..... we already made mincemeat out of page 2 ! :)


So, I noticed. As I said, a certainty.
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Post by: JoseSPiano on May 02, 2007, 07:26:44 AM

Here at the Philadelphia airport, I turned on my laptop.... it instantly said "wireless connection found, strength very good" .... I opened a browser page, and was then told that I had to buy a 1-day connection for 8 bucks as the service is from attwifi .

Does anyone think that this country will ever catch up to Europe and Australia, where entire cities are providing wi-fi, no cost, just as a service to its citizens ??

In my travels, it's always been interesting to find which airports have free Wi-Fi and which don't.

*One "trick" is to find a seat near one of the frequent flyer lounges (Admiral's Club, etc.)... Usually the Wi-Fi is free in there, and the signal reaches out into the terminal.
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Post by: JoseSPiano on May 02, 2007, 07:28:03 AM
And here we go...

Laters...
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Post by: Michael on May 02, 2007, 07:28:47 AM
ASK BK DAY #2

Have you thought about going back to the VS days and record more concept albums like the Lost In Boston, Unsung__________, Cinderella, Peter Pan, composers ( Bacharach etc)
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Post by: MusicGuy on May 02, 2007, 07:29:35 AM
In my travels, it's always been interesting to find which airports have free Wi-Fi and which don't.

*One "trick" is to find a seat near one of the frequent flyer lounges (Admiral's Club, etc.)... Usually the Wi-Fi is free in there, and the signal reaches out into the terminal.

I should have known that I should have asked you.... Thanks for the tip, and I'll try that trick.  Is there anything about the "provider name" that shows up, that would be an indication of a free service??
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Post by: Matt H. on May 02, 2007, 07:30:42 AM
DR MattH, i am very surprised that melinda's line was not busy. I really thought that she would be safe for sure.  But check out dialidol.  I think the only people they had as safe were jordin (#1) and blake (#2).

I saw that, much to my distress. Although LaKisha had a good night last night, I still think her persona doesn't denote a winner, and she has had an uphill battle winning me over for the last month or so. I would not be sad to see her go. I think Chris' eviction is a sure thing. And he said in an interview that he's already won in his mind. He got in the Top 10, so he gets to go on the tour, and after that, he'll have some name recognition to do with as he pleases. Did you see how grumpy he was when Ryan called him "Justin Timberlake" last night? Didn't seem to go over very well.

Jordin's fluttery vibrato worked badly against her song last night and threw her off pitch more than usual. In addition, her low end was weak, so it was just a bad choice for her all around. BTW, DR Jose, she has done a Pat Benatar song earlier in the competition, and it was one of her better performances, too, that particular week.
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Post by: MusicGuy on May 02, 2007, 07:31:42 AM

And I think I better shut down, and go to the boarding gate now.

Oh please Buddha.... let the weather in Texas not be totally crap-ola !!

See you all later.......play nice, don't fight.
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Post by: Michael on May 02, 2007, 07:32:33 AM
ASK BK DAY #3

And if you did think about question #2

Would consider The Leslie Bricusse Album, I'm Late: Songs From Alice In Wonderland, The Dickens You Say: Songs From Musicals Based On the Works of Charles Dickens?
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Post by: Matt H. on May 02, 2007, 07:34:19 AM
[move=left,scroll,6,transparent,100%]Happy, Happy Birthday to DR FJL!!![/move]
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Post by: Matt H. on May 02, 2007, 07:35:18 AM
Oh, boy, a big backlog of shows to watch today: both L&Os from last night along with HOUSE and BOSTON LEGAL, and Sunday's SOPRANOS, too, so a busy day for me. The DVD player may not even get turned on today!
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Post by: Ben on May 02, 2007, 07:35:32 AM
Hmm... Another revival of a revival seems to be looming:

Roundabout Plans to Revive Its Cabaret Revival (http://www.playbill.com/news/article/107770.html)

Another reason for me not to renew my current subscription. After 110 in the Shade (which I'm looking forward to) and one of the off-Broadway shows my subscription will be up and I won't be renewing. It's just so expensive for such a hit and miss proposition. I think I will be able to get a ticket for Sunday in the Park without a subscription (that's the only thing I want to see so far) and I don't want to pay $300 plus for the other shows.
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Post by: Dan (the Man) on May 02, 2007, 07:36:05 AM
[move=left,scroll,6,transparent,100%]! ! ! ! !  HAPPY HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO DR FJL  ! ! ! ! ![/move]
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Post by: Matt H. on May 02, 2007, 07:37:46 AM
I bought that PLANET EARTH documentary series on Blu-ray disc since the high definition versions have gotten raves on literally every site I visit. That should come today, but I don't see me getting to it until the weekend.

The video quality is supposed to be reference, and I'm looking forward to seeing for myself. I watched a few minutes of one episode on Discovery HD Theater, but I didn't want to ruin the surprises once the Blu-rays get here.

I got my shipping notice for DREAMGIRLS Blu-ray edition on early Tuesday morning, so that shouldn't get here until Friday, I suspect.
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Post by: Charles Pogue on May 02, 2007, 08:01:00 AM
Gordo Scott & me at the Burroughs Bibliophiles annual Dum-Dum, hosted in LA that year.
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Post by: MBarnum on May 02, 2007, 08:04:54 AM
A wonderful birthday wish to the wonderful FJL!!! Have a great day Fred!!

(http://i16.ebayimg.com/03/i/000/9b/7a/9837_12.JPG)
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Post by: MBarnum on May 02, 2007, 08:06:02 AM
Thank you for the Gordon Scott photo CP.
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Post by: Matt H. on May 02, 2007, 08:15:23 AM
One thing I forgot to record last night was the first part of the documentary on Marlon Brando airing on TCM. Part II airs tonight, and I will get it at 11 p.m. Hopefully, it'll be replayed at some point soon so I can see the first part. I'm sure that's going to touch on the interesting parts of his career, the first half.
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Post by: Matt H. on May 02, 2007, 08:16:37 AM
Guess I'll head down now to clean the den early so I can save early evening time for more viewing.

Then, I'm having steak for lunch.

WBBL.
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Post by: Ben on May 02, 2007, 08:16:44 AM
We now present our monthly link to Mr. Nondorf's Playbill On-Line column

Leading Men (http://www.playbill.com/news/article/107760.html)

Mr. Nondorf, and Miss T-Punk (Antonia) are both in the last stages of rehearsal for their show which opens tomorrow (IIRC)
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Post by: elmore3003 on May 02, 2007, 08:29:26 AM

 I think Chris' eviction is a sure thing. And he said in an interview that he's already won in his mind. He got in the Top 10, so he gets to go on the tour, and after that, he'll have some name recognition to do with as he pleases. Did you see how grumpy he was when Ryan called him "Justin Timberlake" last night? Didn't seem to go over very well.


I guess that's one pair of pants Ryan couldn't get into!
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Post by: elmore3003 on May 02, 2007, 08:31:05 AM

And I think I better shut down, and go to the boarding gate now.

Oh please Buddha.... let the weather in Texas not be totally crap-ola !!

See you all later.......play nice, don't fight.
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~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Safe Travel Vibes for DR MusicGuy! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~


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Post by: Cillaliz on May 02, 2007, 08:34:27 AM
Good morning, no time to chat.  I stopped by the new office today (I could see lights on and windows open when I drove by). The painter was there oiling all the wood paneling. He said it's walnut! (I had been told it was medium oak) Cool beans.  I realized that the cool leather sofa just isn't going to work.  It won't fit right in any of the places I considered putting it.  I called and cancelled it.  That really solves a lot of my design issues.   Just because it was a fabulous deal doesn't mean it will work for me.
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Post by: Cillaliz on May 02, 2007, 08:35:09 AM
And since it's now May 2 here.... HAPPY BIRTHDAY AGAIN TO DR FJL~~~~~~~~~
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Post by: FJL on May 02, 2007, 08:35:26 AM
Many continued thanks for the birthday wishes to Lyn, Michael S, Jennifer, Matt H, MBarnum and Cilla!

Larry - Thanks for the card; I especially loved the placard which said "Wow! You're Old!"  
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Post by: Cillaliz on May 02, 2007, 08:35:53 AM
Safe trave vibes to DR Music Guy ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Vibes to DR Danise~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Vibes to all who need them~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
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Post by: Jane on May 02, 2007, 08:37:17 AM
From Vixmom:

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Jane, hopefully your MIL will have cookies tomorrow

I wrote on the back  (outside ) of the box "With love from Jane & Keith"  lest she be suspicious of a package from a New York stranger

Perfect timing.  

Sweet message.  I had told my BIL to expect them, but this is much nicer :)

Thank you.
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Post by: FJL on May 02, 2007, 08:38:41 AM
Travel vibes to Music Guy
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Post by: Jane on May 02, 2007, 08:42:23 AM
 FJL-HAPPY BIRTHDAY!  [/size]

  HAVE A VERY SPECIAL DAY! [/size]
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Post by: Jane on May 02, 2007, 08:44:26 AM
CP-I like the photo of you very much.  You look happy & relaxed.
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Post by: Jane on May 02, 2007, 08:46:41 AM
I’m off.  I need to pack & I still haven’t found everything I want to take for Craig.
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Post by: FJL on May 02, 2007, 08:47:50 AM
Thanks, Jane.  

And continued vibes to you and your family.
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Post by: Jeanne on May 02, 2007, 08:52:48 AM

        YET ANOTHER BIRTHDAY WISH TO DR FJL!!

                  May you have a lovely day!


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Post by: elmore3003 on May 02, 2007, 08:55:56 AM
BK, I called NYMF and left an iquiry with the Literary Dept.  I'll let you know what I hear from them.
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Post by: Jane on May 02, 2007, 09:00:48 AM
Thank you FJL.   :)
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Post by: FJL on May 02, 2007, 09:20:52 AM
Jeanne - Thanks.

It is so great to be an HHW-er on your birthday!  It's great to be an HHW-er every day, but...you guys know what I mean.  :)
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Post by: Jane on May 02, 2007, 09:27:57 AM
Jeanne - Thanks.

It is so great to be an HHW-er on your birthday!  It's great to be an HHW-er every day, but...you guys know what I mean.  :)

Yup :D
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Post by: Ginny on May 02, 2007, 09:59:39 AM
Mmmm, just had Thai honey chicken from the White Lotus Cafe which is across the street from the library.  In about an hour, I get to start my afternoon of information-waitressing.
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Post by: DERBRUCER on May 02, 2007, 10:00:04 AM
- and then head on over to HoP for dessert and extra whipped cream.

Or the new, improved HoP (IHOP) 8)

der Brucer
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Post by: DERBRUCER on May 02, 2007, 10:05:41 AM
"Fred 62?" - heck, I'm only 47!!!

That won't last - what with you celebrating "Happy Birthday Fred" everyday this week!

der Brucer
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Post by: DERBRUCER on May 02, 2007, 10:10:59 AM

Good morning, dear Esteemed, rested, rehearsed, sinewy, diaphanous, and guapo BK --

I had a thought for your dinner this evening.........

      The Tam O'Shanter  over in that little funky "village" section of Los Feliz, east of the 5 freeway.

The theme is Scottish, but at least that's kind of close to Irish, and the food was still very good the last time I ate there.

Best Toad-in-the-Hole in the lower 48!

der Brucer
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Post by: Jennifer on May 02, 2007, 10:13:58 AM
Re: last night's VERONICA MARS


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SPOILERS



I still liked the show an awful lot.  But i must say i must the big mystery.  Part of the charm of the show was having these huge mysteries to solve.  It was still great having all the relationship drama.  And we still got to see veronica on a case.  But getting little clues all throughout the shows and having the big payoff in the finale was part of what Veronica Mars was.

I really don't see anybody watching it now if they have not seen it before.  I really pray that it gets renewed for next year (is it doubtful?). But i hope they go back to their winning formula.  This is one of the best shows on air.  And i hope they are allowed to go back to their winning formula.
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Post by: DERBRUCER on May 02, 2007, 10:20:02 AM

Does anyone think that this country will ever catch up to Europe and Australia, where entire cities are providing wi-fi, no cost, just as a service to its citizens ??

And pay their taxes >:(

der Brucer
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Post by: DERBRUCER on May 02, 2007, 10:21:05 AM

Hi Matt..... we already made mincemeat out of page 2 ! :)


Mincemeat should be served with a good hard-sauce!

der Brucer
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Post by: bk on May 02, 2007, 10:22:22 AM
TOD:

bk, your [or at least, Benjamin Kritzer's] aversion to jock straps is well known.

But have you ever worn a dance belt?
(http://www.dancemania.biz/dancewear/images/jock-front.jpg)

Nope, I have never worn that contraption.
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Post by: bk on May 02, 2007, 10:24:57 AM
As for Ask BK Day...

Is there a neighborhood of L.A. that, for whatever reason, you've never explored, but still want to check out one day?

It took me years to explore Glendale, but I think that was the last of it.  I've pretty much done every other place, except dangerous places for white folks to be.
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Post by: bk on May 02, 2007, 10:27:37 AM
ASK BK DAY

What's happening with the Terry Trotter CD?

Terry moved, and nothing seems to be happening - a shame, but someday maybe.
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Post by: Jrand70 on May 02, 2007, 10:28:22 AM
And that Ronald Stein JD movie music CD?
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Post by: Jrand70 on May 02, 2007, 10:28:43 AM
Great picture of DR CP and Mr Gordon Scott!
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Post by: bk on May 02, 2007, 10:28:47 AM
ASK BK DAY #2

Have you thought about going back to the VS days and record more concept albums like the Lost In Boston, Unsung__________, Cinderella, Peter Pan, composers ( Bacharach etc)

I have several things I'd like to do - all it takes is money.
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Post by: Jrand70 on May 02, 2007, 10:30:47 AM
"Tarzan's Greatest Adventure" with Mr Scott is probably my favorite of the non-Weissmuller films....

Yes, as DR CP wrote, Mr Denny Miller's Tarzan opus was less than satisfactory.
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Post by: bk on May 02, 2007, 10:31:26 AM
ASK BK DAY #3

And if you did think about question #2

Would consider The Leslie Bricusse Album, I'm Late: Songs From Alice In Wonderland, The Dickens You Say: Songs From Musicals Based On the Works of Charles Dickens?

Newley/Bricusse is something I've been thinking about for years.  Alice was always meant to follow up Cinderella and Peter Pan, but it just never got done.  I don't think the Dickens album would interest me, but I've got several others that would.
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Post by: Jrand70 on May 02, 2007, 10:31:57 AM
Money?

Buy a lottery ticket.

That link to that Show Business movie was very interesting DR DtM....I hadn't heard of it....seems to concentrate on the productions from that year....hmmmm

DR RODZINSKI's column is very good!  And yes he and DR TPUNK open tomorrow night in their show!
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Post by: bk on May 02, 2007, 10:34:09 AM
The Ron Stein CD will come out at some point, as part of a box set.
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Post by: bk on May 02, 2007, 10:34:51 AM
Oh, and I'm up.  I slept until nine-thirty, so that was helpful.  I'm now behind, and I'm going to try and jog in a few minutes, despite the chilly weather.
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Post by: Jrand70 on May 02, 2007, 10:35:53 AM
The interviews in the Marlon Brando documentary were good....lots of talking with Angie Dickinson and Mai Britt (spelled May Britt in the graphics) - some good conversations with George Englund and his ex - Cloris Leachman.  And the usual suspects Dennis Hopper and Karl Malden and Martin Landau.

I didn't know that Carmelita Pope (who advertised Pam or something) was Kim Hunter's understudy in STREETCAR on Broadway and talked about going on for her.....interesting.
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Post by: Jrand70 on May 02, 2007, 10:36:18 AM
The Ron Stein CD will come out at some point, as part of a box set.

We love our Box Sets!! Wonderful news!!!   ;D
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Post by: Jrand70 on May 02, 2007, 10:36:51 AM
Vibes for DR MUSIC GUY'S travels...just say "I am in a race for a million dollars!  I am not a wealthy man...please let on the plane...fast fast fast."
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Post by: DERBRUCER on May 02, 2007, 10:36:59 AM
I bought that PLANET EARTH documentary series on Blu-ray disc since the high definition versions have gotten raves on literally every site I visit. That should come today, but I don't see me getting to it until the weekend.


I got my shipping notice for DREAMGIRLS Blu-ray edition on early Tuesday morning, so that shouldn't get here until Friday, I suspect.

Today we received our Planet Earth, The Queen, and Night in the Museum - tomorrow should be DreamGirls (and Woody's desired "Mastering the Art of French Cooking - Volume II)

der Brucer
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Post by: singdaw on May 02, 2007, 10:41:37 AM
***safe travel and successful trip vibes***[/size][/color]
for DR Jane

And also good wishes to DH Keith, who will be holding down the fort with DD Sherlock in her absence!
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Post by: Jrand70 on May 02, 2007, 10:58:56 AM
Travel vibes for DR JANE as she begins her expedition.

I bought DREAMGIRLS and when I got it home realized that I have the FULL SCREEN version.  I don't think it's going to make much difference.  Time will tell.  I also bought Fly Boys the video game about the Lafayette Escadrille masquerading as a movie.

What was the OTHER movie about a magician that wasn't THE ILLUSIONIST?  I was looking for it, but I forgot the title.  That is a real hindrance....believe you me!
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Post by: Jane on May 02, 2007, 10:59:48 AM
Singdaw & JRand  :D  
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Post by: bk on May 02, 2007, 11:04:41 AM
I've been trying to catch up with everything, so jogging won't happen today.
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Post by: JoseSPiano on May 02, 2007, 11:09:34 AM
DR JRand - "The Prestige"
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Post by: singdaw on May 02, 2007, 11:13:20 AM
Enjoy the male contingent this afternoon, DR JoseSPiano!
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Post by: Dan (the Man) on May 02, 2007, 11:14:49 AM
Vibes for DR MUSIC GUY'S travels...just say "I am in a race for a million dollars!  I am not a wealthy man...please let on the plane...fast fast fast."

And use an annoying accent.
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Post by: JoseSPiano on May 02, 2007, 11:16:14 AM
Good Afternoon!

...Back from lunch.  Mandler's Bratwurst with Sauerkraut on an onion roll.  Quite dee-lish!  Oh, and Corn Fritters on the side - which were like deep-fried nuggets of cream(ed) corn. Also quite dee-lish.





*Needless to say, I should be having a piece of lettuce and glass of water for tonight's dinner.


**Notice, I said "should"... ;)
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Post by: Jrand70 on May 02, 2007, 11:16:21 AM
DR JRand - "The Prestige"

That's the one!!  thanks, DR JOSE!  ;D
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Post by: JoseSPiano on May 02, 2007, 11:18:34 AM
Enjoy the male contingent this afternoon, DR JoseSPiano!

No.
No.
Yes.
Yes.
Maybe.
Yes.
No.
Yes.
No.
Maybe with a better haircut.
No.
No.
Yes.
Yes.
No.
YES!
No.
Etc., etc., etc.

;D
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Post by: Cillaliz on May 02, 2007, 11:19:42 AM
TRAVEL VIBES FOR DR JANE ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
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Post by: DERBRUCER on May 02, 2007, 11:20:54 AM
DOG DAY AFTERNOON _ PART ONE

The Trio - Fletcher, Marty, and Mikey

(http://pic20.picturetrail.com/VOL242/891350/13489980/249909816.jpg)

Mikey - annoyed!

(http://pic20.picturetrail.com/VOL242/891350/13489980/249909815.jpg)

Trio - Act2

(http://pic20.picturetrail.com/VOL242/891350/13489980/249909814.jpg)

der Brucer
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Post by: bk on May 02, 2007, 11:21:48 AM
I shall shortly be on my way to rehearse with Miss Joan Ryan.
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Post by: JoseSPiano on May 02, 2007, 11:21:56 AM
PAGE SIX BUENOS AIRES DANCE!!!

(http://www.playbill.com/images/photos/Buenosnew.jpg)
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Post by: Cillaliz on May 02, 2007, 11:22:11 AM
What a fun noon hour I had!  I heard Pier One had 75% off on a lot of stuff so I decided to go out there and see what i could see.  

On the way I ran into a lawyer I know who has a conference table to get rid of..it sounds huge, so it may be too big for what I want to do with that room, but I'll see...and I ran into the leasing agent from the Orpheum, there was a table in the office I was planning to rent that she was going to give to me. So I asked about it and she said "Take it, it's yours"  It's a really sturdy table that will be great for a work space for my secretary (the as yet  unknown person who will someday be hired)
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Post by: DERBRUCER on May 02, 2007, 11:23:58 AM
DOG DAY AFTERNOON - PART TWO

The Blonds Inquire
(http://pic20.picturetrail.com/VOL242/891350/13489980/249909605.jpg)

And Off we go!

(http://pic20.picturetrail.com/VOL242/891350/13489980/249909602.jpg)

Marty inspects

(http://pic20.picturetrail.com/VOL242/891350/13489980/249909600.jpg)

der Brucer
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Post by: JoseSPiano on May 02, 2007, 11:25:12 AM
Well... Upon closer inspection...

Yes.
Yes.
Maybe.

The rest are most likely No's.


;D
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Post by: Jane on May 02, 2007, 11:27:03 AM
Day 2 of  May & today is worse than yesterday.

I just talked to Bryan.  Poor guy sounded sad and sick-which he is.  His girlfriend borrowed his car and banged it up while parking it in the garage.  So much so she was crying.  He hasn’t had the strength to look at it.  I told him to wait until he feels better, nothing he can do about it anyway.

I still need to pack.
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Post by: Cillaliz on May 02, 2007, 11:27:28 AM
Then I got to Pier One.  They are indeed having a great sale.  I found some upholstered diningroom chairs. They are very sturdy, have a great fabric and nice wood. Reg price almost $250 each....on sale for $62!  I took a poll of people walking in the store on whether they thought they would be good law office waiting room chairs and it was a resounding "Yes, I love the pattern" response.  I am very happy.....now back to work.
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Post by: Jrand70 on May 02, 2007, 11:27:40 AM
DR BEN - those are some of the reasons that I didn't re-new my Broadway Classics series.

The production company kept giving us different shows - most of which were NOT improvements....Debbie Gibson in FUNNY GIRL instead of SINGIN' IN THE RAIN....for example.

Then they started alternating between Clowes Hall and the Murat....and we lost our perfect seats for the shows at the Murat....ugh!

And when I didn't renew, no one called or emailed to wrote to ask why.
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Post by: Jane on May 02, 2007, 11:28:02 AM
Cilla-thanks & good news on the furniture.  I hope the conference table works.

Cute dog photos DerBrucer.
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Post by: JoseSPiano on May 02, 2007, 11:29:25 AM
Hmmm... You know "they" are young when they're not exactly sure what Evita is.  :-\

Hal Who?

Mandy Who?

Patti Who?
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Post by: Jrand70 on May 02, 2007, 11:30:34 AM
Oh dear, DR JANE....
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Post by: singdaw on May 02, 2007, 11:30:43 AM
And the audition accompanist gave me...

For DANCE: who cares?
For LOOKS:  YES!

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Post by: JoseSPiano on May 02, 2007, 11:30:47 AM
DR Jane - Vibes, Vibes, VIBES!
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Post by: JoseSPiano on May 02, 2007, 11:31:40 AM
And the audition accompanist gave me...

For DANCE: who cares?
For LOOKS:  YES!



Dancing?  I thought they were just working up a sweat.








In tights.


 ::)
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Post by: JoseSPiano on May 02, 2007, 11:32:53 AM
And the audition accompanist gave me...

For DANCE: who cares?
For LOOKS:  YES!



Actually, it would be...

For DANCE: 10
For LOOKS: Umm.. Take off your shirt.
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Post by: singdaw on May 02, 2007, 11:33:03 AM
DR der Brucer -  Thanks!  Doggie pics always appreciated.

DR Cillaliz - you're better at spending money than anyone I know!  :)
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Post by: DERBRUCER on May 02, 2007, 11:39:01 AM
A Very Sad Tale (http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,269653,00.html)

(http://www.foxnews.com/images/root_images/050207_terrier1.jpg)

Quote
Tiny Terrier Rescues 5 Children From Pit Bulls
Wednesday, May 02, 2007
WELLINGTON, New Zealand —

This is a dog story.

It's about a plucky little Jack Russell terrier named George, who stood like a giant against two marauding pit bulls and gave his own life to save five kids from the steel-trap jaws and razor-sharp teeth of the vicious attack machines.

Local officials say it's also a story about the people who trained the pit bulls to kill and who may have fed the animals methamphetamines to make them even more deadly.
...


der Brucer
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Post by: singdaw on May 02, 2007, 11:39:43 AM
Hmmm... You know "they" are young when they're not exactly sure what Evita is.

It's inconceivable to me that people can aspire to a profession - ANY profession - and not even be the least bit curious about what came before them.    :-\
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Post by: Jane on May 02, 2007, 11:41:37 AM
JRand & Jose-Thank you.  May just has to be better once I begin my drive to Pittsburgh.  

LOL-I still need to pack & we need to take Sherlock into town for a walk.  I should pick up something to make a sandwich for tomorrow.  Looking at my schedule I have no idea when I will be able to eat-and I can't eat that stuff they sell on the airplane.
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Post by: Cillaliz on May 02, 2007, 11:43:41 AM
DR der Brucer -  Thanks!  Doggie pics always appreciated.

DR Cillaliz - you're better at spending money than anyone I know!  :)

I guess that's a compliment.  I'm trying to be as economical as I can and still get a professional looking office.  It's really hard because I have to get everything and I don't want to spend a lot of money, but I want it to look like I DID spend a lot of money.  So scratch and dent, sales and getting things from other people are the only way I know to do it
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Post by: Cillaliz on May 02, 2007, 11:45:01 AM
A Very Sad Tale (http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,269653,00.html)

(http://www.foxnews.com/images/root_images/050207_terrier1.jpg)der Brucer

I just read this and it almost made me cry. They were way to descriptive about the poor Jack Russell's injuries
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Post by: singdaw on May 02, 2007, 11:45:49 AM
And doing it, you are!  More power to ya!
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Post by: Jane on May 02, 2007, 11:45:59 AM
Such a cute sweet dog.  :'( The breed can be hyper, but very spunky.

We are getting annoyed with a certain element in town that have dogs that snap at Sherlock.  Some of the people even have the nerve to say it is him and not their dog.  Sweet boy just wants to be friends with every dog he sees.

The other day Keith walked into the street to avoid one of the "street" people & his two pit pull mixes.  One of the dogs lunged into the street after Sherlock, pulling the man & his other dog with him.  Fortunately the man got control of his dog before it reached Sherlock.

Sherlock has a very sweet friend who is mostly Pitt Bull.  It isn't really the dogs but the people who create the problem.
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Post by: Cillaliz on May 02, 2007, 11:46:09 AM
LOTS AND LOTS OF VIBES TO DR JANE AND HER FAMILY ~~~~~~~~~~~~

There is some decent food in some airports now
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Post by: JoseSPiano on May 02, 2007, 12:15:09 PM

Awww.... Number 83 just got cut...  I wonder if he needs some comforting.







:P
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Post by: Ginny on May 02, 2007, 12:17:00 PM
It's inconceivable to me that people can aspire to a profession - ANY profession - and not even be the least bit curious about what came before them.    :-\

In my field, what we hear from the newbies is, "What do you mean I might have to look that up in a book?"
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Post by: Ginny on May 02, 2007, 12:18:19 PM
DR Jane - your trip will probably go much smoother in reality than in your imagination.  Vibes for that very thing!
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Post by: Ginny on May 02, 2007, 12:19:36 PM
DR Cillaliz - Are you sure you don't need to make a shopping trip to NYC for that new office of yours ;) ?
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Post by: Ginny on May 02, 2007, 12:22:01 PM
DH Richard and I didn't renew our subscription to the Broadway series here in Dayton when we got an invoice for almost $700.  We decided we'd rather put that amount of money toward a trip to New York.
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Post by: JoseSPiano on May 02, 2007, 12:22:20 PM
DR Cillaliz - Are you sure you don't need to make a shopping trip to NYC for that new office of yours ;) ?

And the sales tax is only 3% at the IKEA off of the Turnpike!
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Post by: FJL on May 02, 2007, 12:37:33 PM
The brithday greetings keep coming.  :)  I'd forgotten I'd signed up for a Celine Dion fan site four years ago to get better seats to her show in Vegas and they must have asked for my birthdate back then, because I just got a very sweet form email wishing me "Happy Birthday from Celine."
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Post by: FJL on May 02, 2007, 12:40:13 PM
I can't remember whether Celine remembered my birthday last year.  :)
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Post by: Ron Pulliam on May 02, 2007, 12:40:58 PM
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Post by: Jrand70 on May 02, 2007, 12:59:09 PM
Oh dear, DR JANE....
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Post by: MusicGuy on May 02, 2007, 12:59:22 PM

     ;D    :D   HOORAY & HUZZAH !!     8)

The skies were mild here at DFW..... the approach was smooth... and we just slid right in with no problem.

Now if the connecting flight to Phoenix just goes as planned, all will be well, and I'll be back in the desert in another 3 or 4 hours.

MUCHO THANKO  for all of the weather and travel vibes!
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Post by: Jrand70 on May 02, 2007, 12:59:56 PM
Things haz slowed to a crawl.
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Post by: Jrand70 on May 02, 2007, 01:00:32 PM
Just saw a few minutes of General Hospital....but I think I am seeing things...

Did Jeanne Cooper move to GH from Y & R?
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Post by: Jrand70 on May 02, 2007, 01:01:00 PM
Raining here...gloomy....but that's okay.
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Post by: MusicGuy on May 02, 2007, 01:02:33 PM

And let's see....... right about now, east coast time, those last remaining dancers are either getting a little nervous, or shooting smiles at dear DR Jose....

just remember Jose, there may be consequences to be doled out..... oh yes, there may be !
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Post by: MusicGuy on May 02, 2007, 01:06:13 PM
Just saw a few minutes of General Hospital....but I think I am seeing things...

Did Jeanne Cooper move to GH from Y & R?

... Jeanne Cooper ? ... JEANNE COOPER ??  ... Whatever happened to real genuine stars, like Lucille Wall, and John Beradino, and Rachel Ames, and the wonderful old character actor who played "Angie's father" for a number of seasons??

(   ;)  I just thought I'd have a curmudgeon moment.  )
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Post by: MusicGuy on May 02, 2007, 01:07:22 PM

Hey Jack... I can't remember which city in IN in which you live??
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Post by: Jrand70 on May 02, 2007, 01:12:18 PM

Hey Jack... I can't remember which city in IN in which you live??

Mooresville - 20 minutes west of Indianapolis....hometown of Mr John Dillinger.
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Post by: MusicGuy on May 02, 2007, 01:17:27 PM
Oh... I didn't realize it was that close to Indy.  I may need to be there sometime in the next couple of months to take care of some business.  If so, maybe we could grab a bite and say hello.
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Post by: Jrand70 on May 02, 2007, 01:18:49 PM
Oh... I didn't realize it was that close to Indy.  I may need to be there sometime in the next couple of months to take care of some business.  If so, maybe we could grab a bite and say hello.

That would be lovely.  ;D

The World of Wisdom is even closer!  8)
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Post by: Matt H. on May 02, 2007, 01:19:11 PM
Re: last night's VERONICA MARS

I really don't see anybody watching it now if they have not seen it before.  I really pray that it gets renewed for next year (is it doubtful?). But i hope they go back to their winning formula.  This is one of the best shows on air.  And i hope they are allowed to go back to their winning formula.

Yes, it's doubtful. There are other shows that do worse than VERONICA, but not much is expected of them, and the quality of VERONICA demands that it be seen to pay off. It has a huge cast of characters and if the ratings aren't high enough, ads won't cover costs.

The ratings will determine whether it will be renewed or not, and if so, what form the next season will take. I haven't been to VARIETY to see the ratings yet but will go there this afternoon and report later.

The creator of the show has presented the CW with two possible scenarios for the fourth season: another season with Veronica in college and a jump ahead in time with Veronica at the FBI and minus all the cast we have now except her dad. No decision has been reached.
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Post by: Jrand70 on May 02, 2007, 01:20:22 PM
Lucille Wall and Rachel Ames would make short work of any of these skinny bee-yotches masquerading as "actresses" on soaps today.

And still have energy to do a scene or two!

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Post by: FJL on May 02, 2007, 01:21:12 PM
Thanks to my long-lost lookalike brother, Ron Pulliam.  (I keep thinking you should be celebrating with the family on Sunday, along with my brother who looks nothing like me.  :) )
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Post by: Matt H. on May 02, 2007, 01:22:50 PM
I've had a very full afternoon of viewing. Got all but one show watched plus two WILL & GRACE episodes at the end.

I began with last night LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT. It was a "ripped from the headlines" story taken from that scandal between the astronauts some months back. Fun episode with Tate Donovan playing one of the astronauts. The mystery was pretty basic, but I still enjoyed it.
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Post by: MusicGuy on May 02, 2007, 01:26:13 PM

Well, it's almost time to board...... sooooo.....

   (to quote the maddeningly talented piano boy...)

      Laterz.......
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Post by: Matt H. on May 02, 2007, 01:26:25 PM
BOSTON LEGAL had some funny moments, and a couple of touching ones, too.




















And the lawyers of Crane, Poole, and Schmidt lost some cases, rare for this show.
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Post by: Matt H. on May 02, 2007, 01:27:42 PM
HOUSE had a rather frantic episode with two brothers desperately ill, one needing the other's bone marrow to survive and the other brother too sick to donate. I enjoyed it though I felt the resolution was very rushed.
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Post by: JoseSPiano on May 02, 2007, 01:28:00 PM
Dancers done.

Laters...
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Post by: Matt H. on May 02, 2007, 01:28:55 PM
THE SOPRANOS dealt with Tony's gambling addiction and its cost to his sense of security and relationship with his family. Kind of strange this addiction being brought to the forefront so late in the run of the series.
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Post by: Jrand70 on May 02, 2007, 01:31:43 PM
Dancers done.

Laters...

I hope you mean - finished with their auditions!  :o
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Post by: Matt H. on May 02, 2007, 01:31:51 PM
One WILL & GRACE episode dealt with jack having trouble with one of his new nursing teachers (played by Lea Delaria). Grace was back from Cambodia having left Leo because he was gone working all the time.

I think this was about when Grace's selfishness and all-consuming need for attention began to seriously impair the show's comic potential. She has become so obnoxious at this point in the show that she's unpleasant to be around. I'm not sure I ever liked her character much after this point in the sixth season.
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Post by: Matt H. on May 02, 2007, 01:33:39 PM
The other W&G episode dealt with both Will & Grace inadvertantly picking up dates at a restaurant. Will didn't mention to the girl paying him attention that he was gay and Grace didn't mention to the guy that she was married.

The jilted girl was played by the actress who plays the perky resident on GREY'S ANATOMY. Tom Everett Scott played the guy.

Candace Bergan had a cameo in the show.
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Post by: Matt H. on May 02, 2007, 01:34:24 PM
I have ready to play the Barry Manilow episode with the late Chris Penn as Manilow's road manager. That's next.
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Post by: Jrand70 on May 02, 2007, 01:34:42 PM
I just watched about an hour of THE GROUP.  Wow - that movie moves FAST!!  Sidney Buchman wrote an interesting screenplay and Sidney Lumet chose some outstanding young actresses!

Even though it's 1933 - all of the girls have mid 60's hair, but the costumes are pretty much on.

Sometimes as time goes on and you get used to seeing people all stretched out and trying to stay young....you forget how stunning they once were:

Jessica Walter
Joan Hackett
Candice Bergen
Kathleen Widdoes
Elizabeth Hartman
Joanna Pettet

All of them drop dead gorgeous....and Walter and Hackett even more than the others...  WHEW!
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Post by: Ron Pulliam on May 02, 2007, 01:36:04 PM
I just watched about an hour of THE GROUP.  Wow - that movie moves FAST!!  Sidney Buchman wrote an interesting screenplay and Sidney Lumet chose some outstanding young actresses!

Even though it's 1933 - all of the girls have mid 60's hair, but the costumes are pretty much on.

Sometimes as time goes on and you get used to seeing people all stretched out and trying to stay young....you forget how stunning they once were:

Jessica Walter
Joan Hackett
Candice Bergen
Kathleen Widdoes
Elizabeth Hartman
Joanna Pettet

All of them drop dead gorgeous....and Walter and Hackett even more than the others...  WHEW!


Who'd a thunk it!
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Post by: Matt H. on May 02, 2007, 01:36:45 PM
Page Eight "Mad Eye" and Harry Dance!!!
(Of course, it isn't REALLY Mad-Eye)


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Post by: Matt H. on May 02, 2007, 01:37:43 PM
I remember the MAD Magazine parody of THE GROUP which was quite funny.
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Post by: Matt H. on May 02, 2007, 01:38:28 PM
I still have LAW & ORDER: SVU from last night, and I've recorded a couple of TCM movies, too, that I've never seen.
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Post by: Jrand70 on May 02, 2007, 01:38:53 PM
Who'd a thunk it!

Egg-sactly.

LOL....I remember that MAD parody too....but forget the title.  8)
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Post by: Matt H. on May 02, 2007, 01:38:59 PM
I did get the Blu-ray to PLANET EARTH today in the mail. Hopefully, that means DREAMGIRLS will come tomorrow.
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Post by: Matt H. on May 02, 2007, 01:40:09 PM
DR JRand, have you forgotten that with a new HDTV, getting the full screen edition of any movie robs you of anamorphic enhancement? You'll be losing resolution playing the movie in that format on your TV.
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Post by: Matt H. on May 02, 2007, 01:40:55 PM
Egg-sactly.

LOL....I remember that MAD parody too....but forget the title.  8)

I have a stack of old MADs from the 1960s. I'll look to see if it's in any of them. I can't remember the title either.
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Post by: Jrand70 on May 02, 2007, 01:46:29 PM
DR JRand, have you forgotten that with a new HDTV, getting the full screen edition of any movie robs you of anamorphic enhancement? You'll be losing resolution playing the movie in that format on your TV.

If I think I will watch it more than once, I will trade it in.....I had forgotten that!  :D
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Post by: Jrand70 on May 02, 2007, 01:47:27 PM
Beautiful Joan Hackett.

(http://images.43things.com/profile/65845s160.jpg)
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Post by: Jrand70 on May 02, 2007, 01:49:40 PM
Jessica Walter was so deliciously evil in PLAY MISTY FOR ME....I forgot about her as a lovely heroine.....
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Post by: FJL on May 02, 2007, 01:55:33 PM
PLAY MITZI FOR ME - that's the title of my novel about the director trying to recreate the film of South Pacific
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Post by: singdaw on May 02, 2007, 01:56:54 PM
Beautiful Joan Hackett.

Wasn't she also in the Sondheim/Perkins The Last of Sheila?
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Post by: singdaw on May 02, 2007, 02:10:42 PM
PLAY MITZI FOR ME

Do you know Melancholy Baby...in E-flat?   :)
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Post by: Miss Karen on May 02, 2007, 02:12:04 PM
Aaggggg!  What a bad HHWer I've been, such a little black sheep of the family -- so errant and truant -- how will I ever catch up with all the news?  -- and of course, those whimsical gratuitous postings -- I will try...
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Post by: Jrand70 on May 02, 2007, 02:14:17 PM
Wasn't she also in the Sondheim/Perkins The Last of Sheila?

Yes she was.

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Post by: Jrand70 on May 02, 2007, 02:14:43 PM
Who is this Miss Karen person who has suddenly shown up?
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Post by: Miss Karen on May 02, 2007, 02:15:37 PM
I'll start with the birthday song for DR FJL...hummmmm... hemmmmm ...well, I can't seem to find the right note...oh well, trust me it would have been delightful and rousing, but Happy Birthday greetings all the same ... and many more!
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Post by: Miss Karen on May 02, 2007, 02:16:49 PM
Do you know Melancholy Baby...in E-flat?   :)

No, but how about F sharp?  
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Post by: FJL on May 02, 2007, 02:17:56 PM
A rousing thank you to Miss Karen!
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Post by: Miss Karen on May 02, 2007, 02:18:25 PM
Who is this Miss Karen person who has suddenly shown up?

The black sheep of the HHW family -- wondering off days on end with no word on where or why...
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Post by: Miss Karen on May 02, 2007, 02:19:55 PM
A rousing thank you to Miss Karen!

And a rousing "you are welcome" ... and many more!
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Post by: Jrand70 on May 02, 2007, 02:22:13 PM
The black sheep of the HHW family -- wondering off days on end with no word on where or why...

The welcome mat is always un-rolled at HHW!  ;D
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Post by: Miss Karen on May 02, 2007, 02:22:19 PM
What's the word on DR Danise's mom?  I read her sweet story about taking Bear to see her mom (read just like a scene out of a movie -- oohhhhhh).  
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Post by: Miss Karen on May 02, 2007, 02:25:35 PM
And DR Elmo ~ Want me to hire a couple of wranglers to come out there and teach that fella he'd better not be messin' with our beloved orchestrator?
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Post by: Miss Karen on May 02, 2007, 02:28:02 PM
The welcome mat is always un-rolled at HHW!  ;D

Yes, the little hearts and flowers and singing blue birds just spring forth from the screen whenever you get close to this HHW site...
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Post by: Miss Karen on May 02, 2007, 02:29:16 PM
Well, it didn't take me long to get back to my old self-induced frenzy routine...
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Post by: Miss Karen on May 02, 2007, 02:30:07 PM
SOooo I might as well make bk happy and get us to page 9...
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Post by: Miss Karen on May 02, 2007, 02:30:41 PM
Page 9!
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Post by: Miss Karen on May 02, 2007, 02:33:20 PM
How about the Cell Block Tango for Page 9 .... (gonna see Chicago at our local theatre tomorrow night -- and see how my Sally Rand fans are holding up -- it's been selling out and has been getting rave reviews)
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Post by: Miss Karen on May 02, 2007, 02:39:48 PM
How are DR Jane's mother-in-law and Sherlock of the Giant Paws doing?  DCelt's dad and her family issues?  I feel so behind on all the news -- most discombobulated -- sorry -- I have been thinking about all of you and your families...
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Post by: Miss Karen on May 02, 2007, 02:41:38 PM
and all the birthdays...no way to catch up, so here's a blanket Happy Belated Birthday to any HHWer I have failed to send greetings to recently (could that be any more generic ... most sad...)...
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Post by: Miss Karen on May 02, 2007, 02:43:36 PM
DR MBarnum!!! I miss you!! You realize a week ago this morning we were breakfasting together in La-La Land....
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Post by: Miss Karen on May 02, 2007, 02:47:11 PM
Did DR MusicGuy get back to Phoenix yet?  A long line of big ol' thunderstorms were cutting across Texas so I hope his plane got out of DFW before they head for Big D...
Safe travel vibes to that darling cheeky monkey...
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Post by: MBarnum on May 02, 2007, 02:47:29 PM
DR Karen, if you and Boo-key will PM me your respective mailing address I will send you out copies of the HHW get together photos that I just got back last night from Walgreen's!

And it is always good to see your smiling avatar!!!
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Post by: Miss Karen on May 02, 2007, 02:50:36 PM
DR Karen, if you and Boo-key will PM me your respective mailing address I will send you out copies of the HHW get together photos that I just got back last night from Walgreen's!

And it is always good to see your smiling avatar!!!

Will do, good and dear sir!
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Post by: Ron Pulliam on May 02, 2007, 02:58:53 PM
Who is this Miss Karen person who has suddenly shown up?

Just some kibbitzer who turns up every now and again.
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Post by: Miss Karen on May 02, 2007, 03:03:46 PM
Just some kibbitzer who turns up every now and again.

...and the sticker in your saddle blanket.... ;D
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Post by: Matt H. on May 02, 2007, 03:08:04 PM
Well, it didn't take me long to get back to my old self-induced frenzy routine...

Who are you?


 ;)
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Post by: Matt H. on May 02, 2007, 03:09:08 PM
Heading down now to continue WILL & GRACE.

WBBL.
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Post by: Jane on May 02, 2007, 03:10:26 PM
Cilla, I have a very delicate stomach. Added to my tendency towards air sickness, I have to be extra careful of what I eat when I fly.  If my flight is delayed, then I won’t even have time to look for something to eat.  I’ll take a sandwich with me to be on the safe side. Thank you for the vibes.
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Post by: Matt H. on May 02, 2007, 03:11:01 PM
Spoo! I forgot to mention that the VERONICA MARS ratings were not encouraging. They weren't a disastrous tumble from the last time the show aired, but there was a decrease from the GILMORE GIRLS lead-in, and there was over a million viewer difference between it and the PUSSYCAT DOLLS reality show which has been airing in the time slot.
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Post by: Jane on May 02, 2007, 03:13:10 PM
DR Jane - your trip will probably go much smoother in reality than in your imagination.  Vibes for that very thing!

LOL-I keep telling myself that, I hope it's true.  ;D  Thanks.
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Post by: Miss Karen on May 02, 2007, 03:14:48 PM
Love all of the photos DR Laura -- that little otter, soooo cuuute!  Your nature photos are beautiful -- and very artistic (a good eye).  Der Brucer, the baby rhino was cute too, albeit the look in his eyes a bit spooky, but still cute.  And all the HHW cat/dog/pet photos -- awwwwwww. Can't wait to see photos of DR Cilla's newly decorated office.  It's a bit like those make-over shows on TV -- I love before and after designs.  
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Post by: Miss Karen on May 02, 2007, 03:17:06 PM
Wheww -- that's about all I can do on catching up ... but I'll keep trying to go back and see what all I've missed....
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Post by: Ron Pulliam on May 02, 2007, 03:17:43 PM
Love all of the photos DR Laura -- that little otter, soooo cuuute!  Your nature photos are beautiful -- and very artistic (a good eye).  Der Brucer, the baby rhino was cute too, albeit the look in his eyes a bit spooky, but still cute.  And all the HHW cat/dog/pet photos -- awwwwwww. Can't wait to see photos of DR Cilla's newly decorated office.  It's a bit like those make-over shows on TV -- I love before and after designs.  


Gosh!  It's just like deja vu -- all over again!
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Post by: Miss Karen on May 02, 2007, 03:18:39 PM
What's the word on Bratty Spooghetti -- is he still AWOL or did the aliens return him?
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Post by: Ron Pulliam on May 02, 2007, 03:18:49 PM
...and the sticker in your saddle blanket.... ;D


All this sappiness makes me want to run out and slap a nun.
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Post by: Ron Pulliam on May 02, 2007, 03:19:42 PM
What's the word on Bratty Spooghetti -- is he still AWOL or did the aliens return him?

Do catch up soon...there's a good girl.  Bretty is MIA.  He doesn't write.  He doesn't call.  He doesn't post.  

Here one day and gone the next.  

Finis!
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Post by: Jane on May 02, 2007, 03:20:24 PM

Miss Karen, sweet of you to remember.  I’m glad I got to see you before I leave for DC & Pittsburgh.

Keith’s mother is home, but extremely weak.  She can move around with the help of her walker, and Keith’s brother is taking good care of her.   At her age, only time will tell if she makes a full recovery.  

Sherlock has been limping on and off.  He was fine on our outing this afternoon, so much so he was very playful & jumped up on a woman who was giving him loads of attention.

I haven’t heard from Danise today.  I hope that means she was able to go to work today.
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Post by: Miss Karen on May 02, 2007, 03:22:28 PM
Don't feel you have to comment on everything...just pick a highlight or two.

;D

No! I'm gonna comment on every post I missed -- so when you log off and come back on tonight you'll have to read through pages and pages of the little sticker's  "comments" ...  :-*
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Post by: Miss Karen on May 02, 2007, 03:24:12 PM
All this sappiness makes me want to run out and slap a nun.

What?!  Just a slap?  What happened to your infamous bitch slap?
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Post by: Jane on May 02, 2007, 03:24:34 PM
While we were walking in town today we had to keep going from one side of the street to the other in order to avoid the nasty dogs that were hanging around with their owners.

The men with the brown pit bull mixes were carry large back backs.  We hope that means they will be moving along soon.
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Post by: Miss Karen on May 02, 2007, 03:26:26 PM
DR Jane ~ Is it a road trip or plane trip (haven't found that post yet)?
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Post by: Miss Karen on May 02, 2007, 03:29:15 PM
Gosh!  It's just like deja vu -- all over again!

It's called a "recap"...
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Post by: Ron Pulliam on May 02, 2007, 03:37:54 PM
It's called a "recap"...

More like a "retread"....

 ;)
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Post by: Miss Karen on May 02, 2007, 03:37:56 PM
Oh, Mr P, what ever happened with your co-worker?  Did you take her for a walk around the lake?  When's the wedding?
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Post by: Miss Karen on May 02, 2007, 03:41:14 PM
More like a "retread"....

 ;)

Nyuk, Nyuk, Nyuk! ...... (Wise guy, eh?....I'm gonna murderize ya....)
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Post by: Miss Karen on May 02, 2007, 03:41:58 PM
Page 10 Already?  Time flies...
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Post by: S. Woody White on May 02, 2007, 03:42:58 PM
Further thanks-so-muches for the birthday wishes to Laura, Der Brucer, Tomovoz, George, Dakota, Woody, Ben, JRand, singdaw, Jose, and of course BK in the Notes.

Skip is busy at work out of the apartment until 4:30 or so, so we'll probably have a somewhat festive dinner, then off to see LEGALLY BLONDE (which I really wanted to see again on my birthday, and we've got 7th row, center section) with Dear Friends Maureen and Bill.  

Skip has set this Saturday as the day he and I will celebrate, then I'll celebrate with my parents and bro on Sunday.


So what have Dylan and Toby given you for your special day?
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Post by: S. Woody White on May 02, 2007, 03:45:14 PM
Additional thanks to Larry and Ginny.

Skip is gone for much of the day and I'm here with three dogs - Toby and Dylan, of course, and Mary Jay's dog Molly.  They all like the idea of having cake, but I don't think I'm gonna let them have any.
Aha, the answer!
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Post by: S. Woody White on May 02, 2007, 03:48:47 PM
From one Fred to another

(http://images.mallfinder.com/events/umalltampa/Fred_Flintstone.jpg)

Happy Birthday
Strange... I knew this Fred only has four fingers (including the opposing thumb) per hand, but I never realized he only has three toes on each foot!

OUR Fred is much more digital.  I've seen his hands.

I'm guessing about his feet.
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Post by: S. Woody White on May 02, 2007, 03:51:06 PM

Good morning, dear Esteemed, rested, rehearsed, sinewy, diaphanous, and guapo BK --

I had a thought for your dinner this evening.........

      The Tam O'Shanter  over in that little funky "village" section of Los Feliz, east of the 5 freeway.

The theme is Scottish, but at least that's kind of close to Irish, and the food was still very good the last time I ate there.
A favorite of der Brucer's and mine.  
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Post by: S. Woody White on May 02, 2007, 03:53:32 PM
White...

A blank page or canvas...
I have never been a blank page or canvas, I assure you.
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Post by: Ron Pulliam on May 02, 2007, 03:58:03 PM
Oh, Mr P, what ever happened with your co-worker?  Did you take her for a walk around the lake?  When's the wedding?

I've taken my walks when I had time and mentioned them to no one.

After a brief inquiry -- "Oh, Ron...did you walk today?" -- the subject has evaporated.

As for the wedding....how can I put this delicately ..... ummm...oh, well ... THBRT-T-T-T-T-T-T-T-T-T-T-T-T-T!
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Post by: Ron Pulliam on May 02, 2007, 03:59:23 PM
Page 10 Already?  Time flies...


Are "time flies" attracted to offal in the space-time continuum?
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Post by: Ron Pulliam on May 02, 2007, 04:02:52 PM
Thanks to my long-lost lookalike brother, Ron Pulliam.  (I keep thinking you should be celebrating with the family on Sunday, along with my brother who looks nothing like me.  :) )


Well...it would be an honor.  But...I  can tip a glass your way on Sunday...in the spirit of the occasion.




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Post by: FJL on May 02, 2007, 04:03:32 PM
THE OFFAL TRUTH - that's the title of soemthing, right?
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Post by: FJL on May 02, 2007, 04:06:55 PM
Ain't it offal, the meat
Ain't it offal?
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Post by: S. Woody White on May 02, 2007, 04:07:36 PM
Enjoy the male contingent this afternoon, DR JoseSPiano!
May you fantasize about each of them wearing their belts.

 ::)




(Oh, you did.)
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Post by: singdaw on May 02, 2007, 04:09:38 PM
Greetings-

Zach and I are just back from a delicious 5 mile walk.  Oh, the weather is gorgeous!  :)
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Post by: elmore3003 on May 02, 2007, 04:17:54 PM
And DR Elmo ~ Want me to hire a couple of wranglers to come out there and teach that fella he'd better not be messin' with our beloved orchestrator?

I actually had my revenge today.  I sent a rebuttal to the maestro, who had told me that he was sending all my future emails to his spam folder.  But, I also cc'd it to every person in town he's ever worked for.
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Post by: elmore3003 on May 02, 2007, 04:19:04 PM
What's the word on Bratty Spooghetti -- is he still AWOL or did the aliens return him?

I was about to ask the same question.
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Post by: Ron Pulliam on May 02, 2007, 04:24:07 PM
I was about to ask the same question.


People come....people go....

...it's like life at the Grand Hotel....
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Post by: Miss Karen on May 02, 2007, 04:28:41 PM

THBRT-T-T-T-T-T-T-T-T-T-T-T-T-T!

Okay, Porky.....

(I'll put the set of festive dish towels that I had selected for the happy couple away until notified of the impending nuptials)...

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Post by: Miss Karen on May 02, 2007, 04:30:06 PM
People come....people go....

...it's like life at the Grand Hotel....

like, wow, man...
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Post by: Miss Karen on May 02, 2007, 04:33:46 PM
Are "time flies" attracted to offal in the space-time continuum?

We can ask Bratty when he returns...
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Post by: Tomovoz on May 02, 2007, 04:40:15 PM
Oz catching up is complete.
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Post by: Tomovoz on May 02, 2007, 04:40:51 PM
Magnus and Fosca are siding with the FJL clan.  CAKE FOR DOGS
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Post by: Tomovoz on May 02, 2007, 04:42:14 PM
I actually had my revenge today.  I sent a rebuttal to the maestro, who had told me that he was sending all my future emails to his spam folder.  But, I also cc'd it to every person in town he's ever worked for.
I love theatre/musical folk.
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Post by: Tomovoz on May 02, 2007, 04:45:28 PM
For those who need to know - the Danish entry in this year's Eurovision Song Contest is "Drama Queen".

I'm sure the talented folk here can find a link to the song somewhere.

The UK and Israel entrants are bizarre!

The USA misses out on this wonderful part of European culture. (since 1956).  Dear Reader Laura would adore it.
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Post by: Edisaurus on May 02, 2007, 04:45:58 PM
I just now got to read the notes---it was a h#ll of a day in CLOSER-land and I am exhausted from trying to churn out more and more new spots for testing, with a supervising producer nitpicking every little edit when we hae so much to do. Not to mention that I had planned to use my evenigs here after work to work on a wedding video in secret for one of my CLOSER producers. They just left and now I'm too tired to work on it or to even read the posts right now.

So I just dropped in to wish FJL a very very happy birthday!! I hope you have a fun-filled celebration planned. Do what I do and stretch it out all week!

Enjoy!!
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Post by: singdaw on May 02, 2007, 04:48:53 PM
CAKE FOR DOGS

You rang?
(http://www.funstufffordogs.com/Qstore/uploads/cakewhole.jpg)
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Post by: Tomovoz on May 02, 2007, 04:50:32 PM
DR SlammedDoor - We thoroughly enjoyed the disc - I did miss "Days Gone By" though.   It really is the most charming musical ever written.
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Post by: Tomovoz on May 02, 2007, 04:52:12 PM
Love the ribbon DR SingedFloor. Is it one of your own?
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Post by: Tomovoz on May 02, 2007, 04:54:04 PM
I'm listening to Mitch Miller's Chorus. They've just informed me that we will all feel gay when Johnny comes marching home. (I think he's been home for ages!)
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Post by: singdaw on May 02, 2007, 04:54:05 PM
We thoroughly enjoyed the disc - I did miss "Days Gone By" though.   It really is the most charming musical ever written.

Glad to hear it!  Yes, the missing songs and verses of other songs are really inexcusable.  I mean, if they went through the trouble to create the darned thing, why didn't they just do the whole show?  But even abridged, it still charms!  :)
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Post by: singdaw on May 02, 2007, 04:55:04 PM
Love the ribbon DR SingedFloor. Is it one of your own?

Yes...it's one of the ribbons I'll be wearing down my back...this Summer.
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Post by: Tomovoz on May 02, 2007, 04:56:28 PM
Another filmed version would be so welcome. Though I guess they would cast it with Idol winners or with  Beyoncé as Amalia etc.
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Post by: Tomovoz on May 02, 2007, 04:57:28 PM
Yes...it's one of the ribbons I'll be wearing down my back...this Summer.
It would be very "fetching" DR SingPAW
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Post by: singdaw on May 02, 2007, 05:00:39 PM
Though I guess they would cast it with Idol winners or with  Beyoncé as Amalia etc.

That is just so wrong.  But sadly, so true.    :-\
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Post by: Tomovoz on May 02, 2007, 05:00:53 PM
The Google links we are not supposed to mention at the top of the page have a link to "Lesbian Dating". Where is DR JMK - I don't blame Jose for that.
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Post by: singdaw on May 02, 2007, 05:01:27 PM
It would be very "fetching" DR SingPAW

Call me a retriever and throw me a bone!    :P
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Post by: Tomovoz on May 02, 2007, 05:01:54 PM
and now "Bed - The Play" and "Wicked".  Is there a theme here?
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Post by: Tomovoz on May 02, 2007, 05:02:49 PM
Call me a retriever and throw me a bone!    :P
A comment I shall leave for DR Jose.
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Post by: singdaw on May 02, 2007, 05:04:25 PM
Bretty is MIA.

I hope DR BrettySpaghetti is OK.  The last entry to his personal blog page was April 24th.
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Post by: Tomovoz on May 02, 2007, 05:05:52 PM
Time for my morning walk - without dogs and very much not 5 miles.
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Post by: elmore3003 on May 02, 2007, 05:09:36 PM
I hope DR BrettySpaghetti is OK.  The last entry to his personal blog page was April 24th.

Maybe he got bored with us and he's looking for a better glimpse of Hamburger Heaven.
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Post by: S. Woody White on May 02, 2007, 05:24:40 PM
There is nothing that interests me on television tonight.

Good Eats is a re-run.
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Post by: S. Woody White on May 02, 2007, 05:25:51 PM
Something simple for dinner tonight:

Bacon Avocado Cheeseburgers with French Fries and Onion Rings.
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Post by: singdaw on May 02, 2007, 05:27:28 PM
Look out...we're coming after you!
(http://i158.photobucket.com/albums/t87/singdaw/AltarBoyz_JuanMatt.jpg?t=1178151891)
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Post by: Ginny on May 02, 2007, 05:35:37 PM
Survived half a day of information waitressing in the middle of the week.  I only had to deliver the lecture once to a mom, who was calling for materials for her daughter's college research project, that sometimes one objective for such a project is that the student him/herself learn something about the process.
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Post by: Jane on May 02, 2007, 05:43:04 PM
DR Jane ~ Is it a road trip or plane trip (haven't found that post yet)?

Both.  Tomorrow I'm flying to DC to meet our younger son & his dog.  Friday they will arrive
from Bucharest.  Then I will drive them to Pittsburgh & we will apartment hunt for a place near Carnegie-Mellon that accepts dogs.  Eventually Craig's girlfriend & cat will join him.  He will be there for a year while he gets his masters degree.  
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Post by: Danise on May 02, 2007, 05:55:12 PM
Hi all.  I have to make this one kind of quick because we are getting ready to go to bed.  Mom is a little tired and I am going to get up at about five to go to work like I did today.

I had the scare of my life today.  While I was at work, I got a call that there was a “change” in Mom’s condition.  I practically flew down the hwy.  Of course I was thinking the very worst.

When I got to the Hospice house it turned out that the “change” was that they were putting her back on the Foley (spelling?) bag.  When I got to her room, the door was closed and I just about lost it.  I would like to say I am taking this well but I was almost in hysterics.  I was so frightened I thought I was going to pass out.  

Anyway all is well now but they did tell me that they tried to sit Mom up in a chair today and she got weak and dizzy as well.  

I was so out of it that when I went home to feed the dogs, I took a nap. Both crawled up with me in bed and wanted to cuddle.  I told them both what good dogs they are.

And I have to tell you how wonderful my boss and Thelma were.  They both met me at the Hospice house and were with me when I was sobbing my heart out in the living room.  I don’t even know how they knew what was going on because I didn’t call either of them and my boss wasn’t at work at the time of the call.  Someone from work must have called them.

They are talking about moving Mom to a more permanent home.  They agree it wouldn’t be good for her to go to our home, she needs 24 hour care and the house wouldn’t be the place to do that with it being so small.  

There isn’t much more to tell.  I shall attempt to go to work again tomorrow.  

Happy Birthday to our Dear FJL!  I’ll never forget you and Skips kindness in having us in your home or that wonderful day/night in NYC.  Thanks to DR Jose and everyone who was there.  It’s one of the memories I’m clinging to in this difficult time.

Safe travel vibes to DR Jane and her son and his dear dog.
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Post by: Cillaliz on May 02, 2007, 05:55:29 PM
Hello. Busy afternoon at work. Everyone at the Federal Building is starting to ask when my last day is and treating me like a short timer. I'm enjoying it
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Post by: Cillaliz on May 02, 2007, 05:59:15 PM
{{{DANISE}}}  Vibes to you and your mother.  I'm so glad you have people who are there for you even when you don't ask for help.  Sounds like the people at work really care about you. I'm so glad you have that.
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Post by: Danise on May 02, 2007, 06:02:26 PM
Thanks, DR Cillaliz.  I'm afraid I'm not handling this as well as I thought I would.  In fact, it has been suggested I go see the doctor for some chill pills.  

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Post by: Jane on May 02, 2007, 06:02:44 PM
Oh Danise, thank you for your sweet thoughts about us.  I'm sorry they scared the heck out you, and extremely relieved and grateful your friends were at the hospital with you.
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Post by: Danise on May 02, 2007, 06:03:14 PM
I think part of it is that I am so tired and stressed and stressed and tired.  
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Post by: Jane on May 02, 2007, 06:04:30 PM
Danise, are there any mild "chill pills" that won't make you drowsy?  A little adavan or valium at night might not be a bad idea.  Just make sure you get something you can cut in half.
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Post by: Danise on May 02, 2007, 06:04:36 PM
Oh Danise, thank you for your sweet thoughts about us.  I'm sorry they scared the heck out you, and extremely relieved and grateful your friends were at the hospital with you.

Your so welcome.  

 :)

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Post by: Danise on May 02, 2007, 06:06:14 PM
Danise, are there any mild "chill pills" that won't make you drowsy?  A little adavan or valium at night might not be a bad idea.  Just make sure you get something you can cut in half.

I guess that's something I'm going to have to find out if/when I get time to go see the doctor.  I had some chill pills last year that I got from my gyn after my surgery but  never took them and I can't find them.
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Post by: Jane on May 02, 2007, 06:06:18 PM
After I lost my father I used half to a full tablet, of the lowest dosage, of Adavan for a week.  You can't take it very long or it becomes adictive.  Knowing that should make you less afraid of using it, since you know you will only take it when really needed.
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Post by: Jane on May 02, 2007, 06:07:57 PM
As you said, getting sleep would help & those pills relax me enough that I can sleep.  There don't make you groggy like a sleeping pill, the idea is to relax, not zonk out.
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Post by: Danise on May 02, 2007, 06:08:12 PM
I hate to post and run but I have to get up at five to go to work.

I am trying to get all the rest I can but it seems like even though I sleep, it doesn't help.  I'm just as tired when I wake up.  I don't think sleeping on this couch thing in Mom's room is helping.  The nap I got this afternoon did wonders but it was in my own bed.

Good night all!
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Post by: Ginny on May 02, 2007, 06:08:24 PM
{{{{{{{{{DR Danise}}}}}}}}}

You're handling this as well as anyone could be expected to.  The nap you took sounds like the best thing you could have done after such a trauma.
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Post by: Cillaliz on May 02, 2007, 06:09:04 PM
DR Danise, do what you have to to take care of yourself.  You have been so strong and are going through such a stressful time. There isn't anything wrong with getting whatever help you need to get through this.
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Post by: Jane on May 02, 2007, 06:09:35 PM
You spelled Foley correctly.
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Post by: Jane on May 02, 2007, 06:10:20 PM
'night Danise.
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Post by: Cillaliz on May 02, 2007, 06:13:55 PM
Sleep well Danise.
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Post by: George on May 02, 2007, 06:23:13 PM
I have a question for anyone...but Jose will probably know right off the top of his head. :) I went to the Kennedy Center website (http://www.kennedy-center.org/programs/newseason/sondheim/cast.html)[/b] that lists the casts of the Sondheim Celebration shows from 2002.  For Company, both Jerry Lanning and Walter Charles are listed as having played Larry.  Did they both play the character but on different performances?  AND for Sunday in the Park with George, no one is listed as playing the Old Lady (Georges' mother) and Blair Daniels?  Does anyone know who played them?  Just curious.
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Post by: Michael on May 02, 2007, 06:27:30 PM
Strange... I knew this Fred only has four fingers (including the opposing thumb) per hand, but I never realized he only has three toes on each foot!


That's how that Fred stayed out of the army!
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Post by: George on May 02, 2007, 06:43:55 PM
((((((((HUGS FOR DANISE!!))))))))
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Post by: Michael on May 02, 2007, 06:50:56 PM
OCTOBER 1966

The Group is called The Bunch in the MAD mag parody
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Post by: George on May 02, 2007, 06:52:12 PM
Look out...we're coming after you!
(http://i158.photobucket.com/albums/t87/singdaw/AltarBoyz_JuanMatt.jpg?t=1178151891)

TAKE ME!!  I'M YOURS!!

;D
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Post by: Sandra on May 02, 2007, 07:03:57 PM
I am eating chocolate and watching Thank God You're Here.
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Post by: elmore3003 on May 02, 2007, 07:06:21 PM
Look out...we're coming after you!
(http://i158.photobucket.com/albums/t87/singdaw/AltarBoyz_JuanMatt.jpg?t=1178151891)

I love games! Is this "find the straight man in the photo?"
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Post by: Jane on May 02, 2007, 07:06:57 PM
The main computer just crashed & needs to be sent out for repairs, or for a new one.

Time to say goodbye, I’ll be back in a about 8 days.  Keith is here to receive email, if we don’t loose the laptop as well.

Vibes to all that need them!

‘night
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Post by: George on May 02, 2007, 07:13:10 PM
~~~Computer Vibes for DR Jane!!~~~
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Post by: George on May 02, 2007, 07:14:32 PM
DH Richard and I didn't renew our subscription to the Broadway series here in Dayton when we got an invoice for almost $700.  We decided we'd rather put that amount of money toward a trip to New York.

That's why I usher and work concessions for everything!  I get to see so many things that come to town and, although I do have to actually work ::), it's all free!

Free is good. ;D
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Post by: TCB on May 02, 2007, 07:25:42 PM
[move=right,scroll,6,transparent,100%]HAPPY BIRTHDAY[/move]


[move=left,scroll,6,transparent,100%]TO THE CHARMING AND WONDERFUL[/move]


AND SLIGHTLY OFF-CENTER, DR FJL
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Post by: Sandra on May 02, 2007, 07:27:33 PM
Oh, and...

Happy birthday, DR FJL!! Drink a Cherry Coke!
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Post by: Michael on May 02, 2007, 07:33:49 PM
For those members not interested in the Miss Broadway contest:


(http://www.nydailynews.com/img/2007/05/02/alg_broadway.jpg)

The winner of the Mr. Broadway contest: Frankie James Grande from Mamma Mia. Here is he as Gollum auditioning for Grease

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Post by: TCB on May 02, 2007, 07:33:56 PM
DR TCB, I didn't respond to your post yesterday because...what can one really say about a situation like that?  I feel for you very deeply.  Even though your loss is not recent, I'm sure it is still painful, and perhaps painful most of all is the lost possibility and the senselessness of it.

In any case, very sorry for you and your family.


Thank you, slingblade.  The grief does get less and less, but the sense of loss will always remain.
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Post by: Michael on May 02, 2007, 07:39:50 PM
Li'l Abner will be revived in LA February 5-17, 2008.

Maybe if BK had his druthers he'd be in it. Marrying Sam? Pappa Yokum?
Senator Bullmoose?
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Post by: Sandra on May 02, 2007, 07:46:48 PM
I realized just today that I have never (that I remember, anyway) eaten a Baby Ruth candy bar. I have one in front of me. Is it any good?
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Post by: Sandra on May 02, 2007, 07:49:23 PM
Also, according to the fine print on the back of the wrapper, I have a one in 14,779,715 chance of winning a trip to the American Idol final. I don't give two figs for American Idol, now that Sanjaya is out of the running, so you can all start sucking up to me now.
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Post by: TCB on May 02, 2007, 07:51:39 PM
CP-I like the photo of you very much.  You look happy & relaxed.


................ and HOT
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Post by: TCB on May 02, 2007, 07:57:58 PM
What a fun noon hour I had!  I heard Pier One had 75% off on a lot of stuff so I decided to go out there and see what i could see.  

On the way I ran into a lawyer I know who has a conference table to get rid of..it sounds huge, so it may be too big for what I want to do with that room, but I'll see...and I ran into the leasing agent from the Orpheum, there was a table in the office I was planning to rent that she was going to give to me. So I asked about it and she said "Take it, it's yours"  It's a really sturdy table that will be great for a work space for my secretary (the as yet  unknown person who will someday be hired)


How much are you willing to pay?
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Post by: DearReaderLaura on May 02, 2007, 08:02:47 PM
I am home; I am tired.
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Post by: TCB on May 02, 2007, 08:13:34 PM
Next month, when I am finsihed with the musical murder mystery I previously agreed to do (COMMUNITY THEATER IS MURDER); I plan to go from Legally Gray back to illegally brown.  

Hell, I'm not going to do any more shows, and I am tired of looking even older than I already am!
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Post by: MusicGuy on May 02, 2007, 08:15:26 PM

Hi dear DR Laura, and all of the rest of you lovelies and studlies....

And I too am tired, but home on my own little plot of dirt.  And Sugar was just fine at the doggie hotel, but very happy and waggy to see me.  I took her for her long walk right when we got home.  I knew that once inside the house, and having a bite to eat in my tummy, I'd poop out.

And I am.   And that's the truth.....

Auor Reservoire mes frenchy amais.... (fracture -- fracture -- )
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Post by: Cillaliz on May 02, 2007, 08:18:28 PM
How much are you willing to pay?

To quote DR George...."Free is good". I don't know yet. Have to find out what the budget will be
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Post by: DearReaderLaura on May 02, 2007, 08:19:20 PM
DR Cillaliz, I like the story about your sticking it to The Man.
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Post by: TCB on May 02, 2007, 08:22:04 PM
Look out...we're coming after you!
(http://i158.photobucket.com/albums/t87/singdaw/AltarBoyz_JuanMatt.jpg?t=1178151891)


Would you make sure to give them my correct address!
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Post by: Cillaliz on May 02, 2007, 08:24:08 PM
DR Cillaliz, I like the story about your sticking it to The Man.

Thanks, but I think it will be a few more years before he's a man  ;D
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Post by: Matt H. on May 02, 2007, 08:27:15 PM
I changed my mind and opened PLANET EARTH and watched the first episode - "From Pole to Pole" was the first episode detailing life from the top of the world to the bottom. Gorgeous cinematography, of course, and interesting stories with the animals, very much in the True-Life Adventure mold of finding animals we can identify with and following a personalized story. And the stories don't always have happy endings. Like life.
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Post by: DearReaderLaura on May 02, 2007, 08:29:13 PM
This morning I went for a walk, and I saw this pied-billed grebe:

(http://i178.photobucket.com/albums/w247/SaltonSeaTrip/pbgrebe.jpg)

These are very difficult to photograph for the amateur like me. They dive when they see you, so you need a big camera with a foot-long lens. I just got lucky. And took a dozen shots to get one good one.
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Post by: DearReaderLaura on May 02, 2007, 08:30:26 PM
Thanks, but I think it will be a few more years before he's a man  ;D

Yes, it will be, now.
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Post by: Matt H. on May 02, 2007, 08:31:03 PM
I watched a couple more WILL & GRACE episodes, too. One had John Cleese and Minnie Driver repeating their roles as the Finsters.

And that Barry Manilow episode also guest starred Debbie Reynolds as Grace's mother once again.
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Post by: Matt H. on May 02, 2007, 08:32:40 PM
BONES had a good episode about the death of a former astronaut under some suspicious circumstances. A more involved plot than I was expecting but a fairly predictable revelation of the murderer.
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Post by: Matt H. on May 02, 2007, 08:34:33 PM
CROSSING JORDAN had two cases plus the birth of Lily's baby and Nigel trying to discover something unique to present to a group of lab experts. A very crowded episode, and now it's suggested that Jordan and Ivers might become romantically involved. Just a glimmer between them, but if the show was going to run another year (highly unlikely), I think they might have gone there and made that actor a regular on the show.
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Post by: DearReaderLaura on May 02, 2007, 08:35:14 PM
I saw this song sparrow:

(http://i178.photobucket.com/albums/w247/SaltonSeaTrip/songsparrow1.jpg)
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Post by: Matt H. on May 02, 2007, 08:35:54 PM
LOST had some stunning dramatic scenes as we seem to be inching closer and closer to some kind of truth about the island they're on. (Or is it an island?) Josh Holloway had another Emmy-worthy performance as Sawyer/James.
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Post by: Matt H. on May 02, 2007, 08:37:29 PM
As for the AMERICAN IDOL eliminations, I was disappointed with one of the evictions. The other was fully deserved as this person was the weakest singer of the remaining finalists.

Oh, well, neither was going to win anyway, so I guess at this point it doesn't matter who goes in what order.
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Post by: Sandra on May 02, 2007, 08:41:54 PM
I am home; I am tired.


Hi Mom!
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Post by: DearReaderLaura on May 02, 2007, 08:45:35 PM
Hi Sandra!
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Post by: DearReaderLaura on May 02, 2007, 08:45:50 PM
I also saw this stray dog:

(http://i178.photobucket.com/albums/w247/SaltonSeaTrip/coyoteBolsaChica.jpg)
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Post by: Matt H. on May 02, 2007, 08:48:59 PM
Heading off to bed now.

Good night!
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Post by: MBarnum on May 02, 2007, 08:53:34 PM
DR Musicguy, you fellow traveler...PM me your mailing address...I have HHW get together photos to send to you.
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Post by: DearReaderLaura on May 02, 2007, 09:03:20 PM
DR Sandra, do you want to be a part of a Guinness World's Record attempt tomorrow?
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Post by: Sandra on May 02, 2007, 09:04:28 PM
DR Sandra, do you want to be a part of a Guinness World's Record attempt tomorrow?

Yes.
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Post by: Sandra on May 02, 2007, 09:04:47 PM
What is it, by the way?
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Post by: DearReaderLaura on May 02, 2007, 09:06:06 PM
Here is where I was this morning:

(http://i178.photobucket.com/albums/w247/SaltonSeaTrip/BolsaChica.jpg)
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Post by: Sandra on May 02, 2007, 09:07:01 PM
Are we cramming people into a V.W. bug or what?
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Post by: DearReaderLaura on May 02, 2007, 09:08:00 PM
The largest group of people giving a thumbs up with green thumbs. At the Botanical Garden. Entrance at 7 a.m. with photo at 7:30 a.m.
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Post by: Sandra on May 02, 2007, 09:08:41 PM
The largest group of people giving a thumbs up with green thumbs. At the Botanical Garden. Entrance at 7 a.m. with photo at 7:30 a.m.

I am there!
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Post by: Sandra on May 02, 2007, 09:09:02 PM
We can do the V.W. bug thing later.
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Post by: Sandra on May 02, 2007, 09:12:04 PM
The largest group of people giving a thumbs up with green thumbs. At the Botanical Garden. Entrance at 7 a.m. with photo at 7:30 a.m.

Wait. Has some other group of people already set this record? I wonder how that came about.
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Post by: DearReaderLaura on May 02, 2007, 09:13:15 PM
This would have been a stunning photo of a blue-wing teal if the light hadn't been so bad:

(http://i178.photobucket.com/albums/w247/SaltonSeaTrip/bluewingteal.jpg)
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Post by: DearReaderLaura on May 02, 2007, 09:14:28 PM
They are a bit early for the season, but these little fellows were yellow and fluffy:

(http://i178.photobucket.com/albums/w247/SaltonSeaTrip/earlyducks.jpg)
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Post by: DearReaderLaura on May 02, 2007, 09:24:51 PM
(http://i178.photobucket.com/albums/w247/SaltonSeaTrip/bolsachica2.jpg)
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Post by: Sandra on May 02, 2007, 09:29:24 PM
All right, I'm opening the Baby Ruth.
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Post by: Sandra on May 02, 2007, 09:34:24 PM
Can you believe I didn't win the trip to the American Idol finals? I did NOT see this coming.
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Post by: MBarnum on May 02, 2007, 09:35:02 PM
DR Adrianna Patti, please PM me your mailing address for as to send you HHW meeting photos.
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Post by: DearReaderLaura on May 02, 2007, 09:35:44 PM
Do you like the Baby Ruth?
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Post by: Sandra on May 02, 2007, 09:36:19 PM
Meanwhile, the candy is okay, but I'd rather have a peanut butter cup. A really big peanut butter cup.
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Post by: DearReaderLaura on May 02, 2007, 09:37:33 PM
Can you believe I didn't win the trip to the American Idol finals? I did NOT see this coming.

Why go, now that Sanjaya is out.  :-[
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Post by: JoseSPiano on May 02, 2007, 09:42:23 PM
Good Evening!

Well...  I ended up seeing "Hot Fuzz" tonight.  What an amazingly smart and funny movie!  It's been a long time since I've laughed that much during/at a movie.

It spoofs/parodies/pays tribute to most of the action/thriller/conspiracy/buddy/etc., etc., etc. movies of the past 20 or so years.  -With a particular "fondness" for Jerry Bruckheimer.

I highly recommend this movie.  However, I will say there is some violence and gore, but it's funny violence and gore.

-And there's even a great "scene" from Romeo & Juliet too!

-And an amazing cast too: Jim Broadbent, Bill Nighy, Timothy Dalton, etc., etc., etc..

:)
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Post by: Tomovoz on May 02, 2007, 09:49:49 PM
I've sometimes (but not often) wondered if it were still possible to buy a "Baby Ruth".

I only know of them from the 1956 song by George Hamilton IV  "A Rose And A Baby Ruth"
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Post by: Tomovoz on May 02, 2007, 09:52:21 PM
I'm looking forward to seeing "Hot Fuzz".  I enjoyed "Shaun Of the Dead" so much.
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Post by: bk on May 02, 2007, 10:26:10 PM
Back from the 70mm screening of Playtime by Jacques Tati, about which more later.  I've just read the eight pages of posts I hadn't seen and now I am caught up.
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Post by: bk on May 02, 2007, 10:46:42 PM
Welcome ten GUESTS.  It's just you and me in the jernt.  I defy one of you to come out of the woodwork and post.  I DEFY you.

As to the WUSSBURGER BRIGADE - feh.
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Post by: DERBRUCER on May 02, 2007, 10:50:57 PM
 I DEFY you.

Do you bite your thumb at me, sir?

der Brucer
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Post by: DERBRUCER on May 02, 2007, 10:56:11 PM
SPOO! (http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,269718,00.html)

(http://www.foxnews.com/images/280606/1_61_050307_NASA_Derailment.jpg)

der Brucer


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Post by: bk on May 02, 2007, 11:13:36 PM
So much for defiance.  These people simply take and take but never GIVE.  Come out of the woodwork, you GUESTS.  What are you afraid of, you GUESTS.  
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Post by: FJL on May 02, 2007, 11:21:14 PM
Many thanks for the further birthday wishes, Edi, Danise, TCB and Sandra.  The day is over as i am reading these wishes, but I'm celebrating again this weekend, so i'll keep these wishes on reserve.  :)
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Post by: FJL on May 02, 2007, 11:23:36 PM
No cherry coke, but I did have a Diet Coke with an apple tart, so it's sort of like having an apple coke.
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Post by: FJL on May 02, 2007, 11:24:56 PM
Will we never reach post 400?  :)
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Post by: DearReaderLaura on May 02, 2007, 11:39:04 PM
No cake photos?
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Post by: DearReaderLaura on May 02, 2007, 11:39:26 PM
I am too tired to sleep and too tired to concentrate.
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Post by: DERBRUCER on May 02, 2007, 11:40:46 PM
What are you afraid of, you GUESTS.  

(http://cdn.news.aol.com/aolnews_photos/0b/07/20070425134309990041)
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Post by: DERBRUCER on May 02, 2007, 11:41:51 PM
No cake photos?

He left the cake out in the rain...

der Brucer
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Post by: bk on May 02, 2007, 11:44:39 PM
I'm very tired and yet I cannot abed because I must post Ye Olde Notes.
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Post by: DERBRUCER on May 02, 2007, 11:49:02 PM
GUESTS ARE INVITED TO POST....OR...

(http://cdn.news.aol.com/aolnews_photos/07/04/20070417155009990001)