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Posted on 03/14/2007 11:20:55 AM PDT by Mo1



TOPICS: Dimensional Doorway; Freeoples
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To: Cardhu; Skylus; terjegirl


Me, Val, Cheryl, Lisa, and Dorothy, sitting in the Funeral Home around the granite table deciding on caskets for the old man.
51 posted on 03/15/2007 9:46:12 PM PDT by Sundog
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To: Skylus; terjegirl


Dad was an agnostic, and always wanted proof of things, so Val fixed up a set of hankies, 6 cotton ones for Monday through Saturday, and a silk one for Sunday, embroderied with verses and the day of the week. She wrote on the instructions, "Place this hankie over the affected part of the body, and while touching that part repeat emphatically 'I hope this works!' " This came with the disclaimer, "Do not fail to seek medical attention in the event this is not effective." She then gift wrapped these in a box labeled "Anointed Hankies" and sent them to Dad for Christmas. Here he is, trying one.

Dorothy wanted the hospital to list "Stubbornness" as the cause of death, he died 2 days before his annual doctor's visit.
52 posted on 03/15/2007 10:26:20 PM PDT by Sundog
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To: Sundog

He looks pretty spry.


53 posted on 03/15/2007 10:33:35 PM PDT by null and void (To Patriots, male bonding happens in the USMC, to Democrats, it happens at a Gay Pride parade)
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To: Cardhu

http://photo.kyrobiehadley.com/waterwalk.html

Have a look at a slideshow my daughter and her husband put together on the ice mountain. He wants to do a web site for me.


54 posted on 03/15/2007 10:33:45 PM PDT by Sundog
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To: derllak; Darksheare; null and void

Thank you for your condolences.


55 posted on 03/15/2007 10:35:25 PM PDT by Sundog
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To: Sundog
Dorothy wanted the hospital to list "Stubbornness" as the cause of death,

LOL. I'm convinced that the only reason my parents are both still alive is that neither one wants to give the other the satisfaction of going first...

56 posted on 03/15/2007 10:35:46 PM PDT by null and void (To Patriots, male bonding happens in the USMC, to Democrats, it happens at a Gay Pride parade)
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To: Sundog

Let him.


57 posted on 03/15/2007 10:42:36 PM PDT by null and void (To Patriots, male bonding happens in the USMC, to Democrats, it happens at a Gay Pride parade)
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To: sweetliberty
"I've got this one small problem here in Little Rock"

Have a great hair appointment.

58 posted on 03/16/2007 5:08:56 AM PDT by Lakeshark (Thank a member of the US armed forces for their sacrifice)
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To: Sundog
Condolences.

I know the feelings well......so hang in there.

59 posted on 03/16/2007 5:10:38 AM PDT by Lakeshark (Thank a member of the US armed forces for their sacrifice)
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To: derllak
Having your hair done sounds like something I need to do

whole body perm?

:-0

60 posted on 03/16/2007 5:12:44 AM PDT by Lakeshark (Thank a member of the US armed forces for their sacrifice)
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To: Sundog; grannie9; restornu
Good slide show of the family - but it look too cold for me.

I know Sundog, Resty and grannie can read these - if anyone else can let me know and I will ping you for others of this type.

The comments in Spanish are sayings about women and marriage.

Left click on the mouse will advance it if it does not go automatically

Women and Marriage

With very nice picture too.

61 posted on 03/16/2007 5:36:36 AM PDT by Cardhu
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To: Cardhu; Sundog

Ping for when I'm not using the laptop for travel.

Thanks in advance for that one.


62 posted on 03/16/2007 7:11:12 AM PDT by Sundog
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To: Cardhu

Very nice photos.


63 posted on 03/16/2007 8:35:55 AM PDT by null and void (To Patriots, male bonding happens in the USMC, to Democrats, it happens at a Gay Pride parade)
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To: Sundog

Your dad looks like he really knew how to enjoy life. You look a bit like him.....and I'll bet you're every bit as stubborn.
The slideshow was great! Very nicely put together. Thanks for sharing. :)


64 posted on 03/16/2007 9:56:35 AM PDT by derllak
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To: Lakeshark

Now that you mention it, my beard and mustache need trimming too, but the rest of me is fuzz free, thanks to lady schick. :P


65 posted on 03/16/2007 9:58:53 AM PDT by derllak
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To: derllak

66 posted on 03/16/2007 10:02:06 AM PDT by null and void (To Patriots, male bonding happens in the USMC, to Democrats, it happens at a Gay Pride parade)
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To: null and void

Holy cow, Nutly, is that you and the ex???
For her sake, I hope it's not contagious!


67 posted on 03/16/2007 10:10:14 AM PDT by derllak
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To: Cardhu

Those were some gorgeous pics, Cardy! I'll have to go find my Spanish dictionary to translate.


68 posted on 03/16/2007 10:12:25 AM PDT by derllak
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To: sweetliberty

I think Nutly is shy when you're not around, Sweets.
You seem to bring out the beast in him. :)


69 posted on 03/16/2007 10:14:34 AM PDT by derllak
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To: derllak

Thank you derllak

After about 24 hours we were in a really jovial mood telling each other about things our dad had done, and looking for patterns and connections. We each took things personal when he was really setting up quite a pattern of conduct.


70 posted on 03/16/2007 10:19:13 AM PDT by Sundog
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To: derllak

Can't be my ex - she's smiling...


71 posted on 03/16/2007 10:20:00 AM PDT by null and void (To Patriots, male bonding happens in the USMC, to Democrats, it happens at a Gay Pride parade)
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To: derllak

Oh, and what ever you do, don't google 'hairy woman'...


72 posted on 03/16/2007 10:20:56 AM PDT by null and void (To Patriots, male bonding happens in the USMC, to Democrats, it happens at a Gay Pride parade)
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To: derllak
That's BEST.

No wait, maybe it is BEAST...

73 posted on 03/16/2007 10:22:04 AM PDT by null and void (To Patriots, male bonding happens in the USMC, to Democrats, it happens at a Gay Pride parade)
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To: Sundog

Sounds like you've been blessed with a wonderful family,
Sundog. I'll bet he left you with a lot of great memories. :)


74 posted on 03/16/2007 10:49:56 AM PDT by derllak
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To: derllak; restornu; null and void; grannie9; Sundog; Lady Jag
Derly and Nully, I have added you to my ping list for Presentations.

Clean your Screen

75 posted on 03/16/2007 10:50:41 AM PDT by Cardhu
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To: null and void

When it comes to beasts, Null, you're the best!
Now 'scuse me while I go and google hairy women......:P


76 posted on 03/16/2007 10:51:23 AM PDT by derllak
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To: null and void

DANG IT, NULLY!!!!!! Why did you make me do it???? That's the last time I don't listen to you! :P


77 posted on 03/16/2007 11:07:45 AM PDT by derllak
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To: derllak

Ummmmmm, didn't you think that if there were any pix suitable for a family forum I would have posted them?


78 posted on 03/16/2007 11:09:26 AM PDT by null and void (To Patriots, male bonding happens in the USMC, to Democrats, it happens at a Gay Pride parade)
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To: Cardhu; derllak; restornu; null and void; grannie9; Sundog; Soaring Feather; TASMANIANRED; ...
AMAZING NEW SCREEN CLEANER!






79 posted on 03/16/2007 11:09:57 AM PDT by Lady Jag (A positive attitude will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.)
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To: null and void

And now we all know why you haven't been here much lately, nasty Nully!


80 posted on 03/16/2007 11:12:15 AM PDT by derllak
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To: Lady Jag

Awwwww! How much is that doggie in the window? I want him!


81 posted on 03/16/2007 11:13:19 AM PDT by derllak
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To: derllak

Ma'am?


82 posted on 03/16/2007 11:14:31 AM PDT by null and void (To Patriots, male bonding happens in the USMC, to Democrats, it happens at a Gay Pride parade)
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To: null and void

Yeah, I'm talking to you, Mr. Innocent. Wait til I tell your mom what you've been up to.
We need to find you a nice hobby, Null. Knitting would keep those hands busy.


83 posted on 03/16/2007 11:17:46 AM PDT by derllak
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To: Lady Jag

Mine has a cat too -- but the dogs don´t know. :)


84 posted on 03/16/2007 11:18:25 AM PDT by Cardhu
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To: restornu; null and void; grannie9; derllak; Sundog; Mo1; Canadian Outrage; Alkhin; sweetliberty; ...
Women

85 posted on 03/16/2007 11:36:42 AM PDT by Cardhu
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To: Lady Jag

Salt trucks are out.


86 posted on 03/16/2007 11:37:22 AM PDT by Soaring Feather (I Soar 'cause I can....)
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To: Cardhu

ROFL! Oh, I hope Nully and Lameshark don't see it. Too overly stimulating for them. :)


87 posted on 03/16/2007 11:49:32 AM PDT by derllak
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To: derllak
Nice sweater. Oh. *nevermind*...
88 posted on 03/16/2007 11:52:17 AM PDT by null and void (To Patriots, male bonding happens in the USMC, to Democrats, it happens at a Gay Pride parade)
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To: derllak

I don't know, but if you find one, get two!


89 posted on 03/16/2007 12:03:17 PM PDT by Lady Jag (A positive attitude will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.)
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To: null and void; restornu; grannie9; derllak; Sundog; Mo1; Canadian Outrage; Alkhin; sweetliberty; ...

I translated this from an e-mail that I received:

"If you are being forced by a thief to withdraw money from an automatic teller, you can enter your PIN number the other way around which will automatically notify to the police.

For example if the PIN number is 1234 enter: 4321. The machine recognizes that it is your PIN number in reverse and corresponds to that of the card that you put in the machine.

The machine will still give you the money, but, unknown to the thief, the police will be warned and will leave to help immediately.

This information was transmitted recently by the TV, but it is rarely used because people do not know that it exists."

Has anyone else heard of this or is it just in Spain?


90 posted on 03/16/2007 12:09:23 PM PDT by Cardhu
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To: Lady Jag

Too cute Jagster.


91 posted on 03/16/2007 12:24:05 PM PDT by TASMANIANRED (Heus, hic nos omnes in agmine sunt! Deo volente rivoque non adsurgente)
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To: Soaring Feather

Yuk, yuk! Our police dispatcher is still trying to contact and rouse a DPW worker or two to work on the roads. Meanwhile, there's been another multi-car sliding accident at an intersection. Sheesh!


92 posted on 03/16/2007 12:45:00 PM PDT by Lady Jag (A positive attitude will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.)
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To: Cardhu
PINned Hopes

Claim:   Entering one's PIN in reverse at any ATM will summon the police.

Status:   False.

Example:   [Collected via e-mail, 2006]

I just found out that should you ever be forced to withdraw monies from an ATM machine, you can notify the police by entering your Pin # in reverse. The machine will still give you the monies you requested, but unkown to the robber, etc, the police will be immediately dispatched to help you.

The broadcast stated that this method of calling the police is very seldom used because people don't know it exist, and it might mean the difference between life and death. Hopefully, none of you will have to use this, but I wanted to pass it along just in case you hadn't heard of it. Please pass it along to everyone possible.

Origins:   This seemingly helpful heads-up began circulating on the Internet in September 2006. However, "seemingly" is the best that can be said of it at this point, in that entering one's Personal Identification Number (PIN) in reverse at Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) does not summon the
police.

Such a system was first imagined in 1994 and patented in 1998 by Joseph Zingher, a Chicago businessman. His SafetyPIN System would alert police that a crime was in progress when a cardholder at an ATM keyed in the reverse of his personal identification numbers. The flip-flopped PIN would serve as a "panic code" that sent a silent alarm to police to notify them that an ATM customer was acting under duress. Because palindromic PINs (e.g., 2002, 7337, 4884) cannot be reversed, Zingher's system included work-arounds for such numeric combinations.

However, Zingher has had little success in interesting the banking community in SafetyPIN despite his pitching it to them with great persistence over the years. He did in 2004 succeed in getting the Illinois General Assembly to adopt a "reverse PIN" clause in SB 562, but the final version of the bill watered down the wording so as to make banks' implementation of the system optional rather than mandatory: "A terminal operated in this State may be designed and programmed so that when a consumer enters his or her personal identification number in reverse order, the terminal automatically sends an alarm to the local law enforcement agency having jurisdiction over the terminal location."

In 2006, Michael Boyd pressed the Georgia State Assembly to pass a law requiring banks to create ATM panic codes that would operate the machines normally while also alerting police. His wife, Kimberly Boyd, was killed on 12 September 2005 after being carjacked by convicted sex offender Brian O'Neil Clark and forced to withdraw cash at an ATM. (She died when Clark crashed her SUV while being followed by a civilian who ultimately shot Clark to death afterwards.)

Such a bill is before the Georgia Senate, having been placed there on 29 December 2005. But nothing has happened on SB 379 since then.

In 2004, the Kansas state senate sent to its Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee
SB 333, a bill that stated: "Any automated teller machine operated in this state shall be designed and programmed so that when a consumer enters such consumer’s personal identification number in reverse order, the automated teller machine automatically sends an alarm to the local law enforcement agency having jurisdiction over the automated teller machine location." That bill died in committee that year.

All this talk of various bills in three different state legislatures may serve to obscure some of the more important points attaching to this issue, points that are key to making up one's mind about whether having such a system in place is actually a good idea.

No one in the banking industry seems to want the technology. The banks argue against its implementation, not only on the basis of cost but also because they doubt such an alert would help anyone being coerced into making an ATM withdrawal. Even if police could be summoned via the keying of a special "alert" or "panic" code, they would likely arrive long after victim and captor had departed. There is also the very real possibility that victims' fumbling around while trying to trigger silent alarms could cause their captors to realize something was up and take those realizations out on their captives. Finally, there is the problem of quickly conjuring up the accustomed PIN in reverse. Even in situations lacking added stress, mentally reconstructing one's PIN backwards is a difficult task for many people. Add to that difficulty the terror of being in the possession of a violent and armed person, and precious few victims might be able to come up with reversed PINs seamlessly enough to fool their captors into believing that everything was proceeding according to plan. As Chuck Stones of the Kansas Bankers Association said in 2004: "I'm not sure anyone here could remember their PIN numbers backward with a gun to their head."

Barbara "neither Smith nor Wesson is known to prompt mental acuity in those they are pointed at" Mikkelson

Last updated:   17 November 2006

93 posted on 03/16/2007 1:08:12 PM PDT by Lady Jag (A positive attitude will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.)
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To: null and void

*thud*


94 posted on 03/16/2007 1:17:02 PM PDT by derllak
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To: Lady Jag

Or we could always wrestle for it. Nully would like that.


95 posted on 03/16/2007 1:18:59 PM PDT by derllak
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To: Cardhu

Never heard of that, Cardy, but it sure makes sense to me.
Personally, I'd rather kick some butt, but that might mess my hair up. Thanks for the tip!


96 posted on 03/16/2007 1:21:07 PM PDT by derllak
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To: Lady Jag; derllak

Thanks LJ -- I had never heard of it before and I doubt if I could enter my pin number backwards in any case. Only my fingers know the code and when I had a machine with a different key pad I was really messed up.

Now I only have to struggle with Derly.


97 posted on 03/16/2007 1:37:38 PM PDT by Cardhu
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To: Cardhu

You're asking for trouble, Cardy. I'll bounce you around like a rubber ball. :)


98 posted on 03/16/2007 1:41:58 PM PDT by derllak
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To: derllak
Right now you could - but I don´t think I would bounce. Give me a couple of weeks, months years to get in shape then let´s wrassle. :)
99 posted on 03/16/2007 1:56:38 PM PDT by Cardhu
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To: Cardhu

It's a date, Cardy. I promise not to hurt you too badly. ;)


100 posted on 03/16/2007 2:08:31 PM PDT by derllak
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