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11/27/2002 | Net&MilsMom

Posted on 11/27/2002 6:53:28 AM PST by netmilsmom

I really need some basic instruction from the long time FReepers. Can someone please explain, Ping, Bump & Bttt. Also anything else I am forgetting to make it past the newbee status. All Blessings for a Happy Thanksgiving!!!


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KEYWORDS: allyourpings; cheese; moose; shower; sistersmoose; thisisseries
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Thanks!
1 posted on 11/27/2002 6:53:28 AM PST by netmilsmom
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To: netmilsmom
Are you Series?
2 posted on 11/27/2002 6:55:35 AM PST by Chad Fairbanks
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To: netmilsmom
Are you logged in?
3 posted on 11/27/2002 6:56:35 AM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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To: netmilsmom
Check this outhttp://www.freerepublic.com/forum/a3a1fed9e6421.htm

4 posted on 11/27/2002 6:56:37 AM PST by muggs
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To: Chad Fairbanks
ALL YOUR TURKEY ARE BELONG TO US
5 posted on 11/27/2002 6:56:56 AM PST by Constitution Day
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To: netmilsmom
You need to know only one thing...

All your base are belong to us!
6 posted on 11/27/2002 6:57:09 AM PST by marktuoni
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To: netmilsmom
Newbie bump

Welcome to FR

7 posted on 11/27/2002 6:57:28 AM PST by ChadGore
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To: netmilsmom
Here is some help for you for HTML.

http://www.freerepublic.com/forum/a38d821710885.htm
8 posted on 11/27/2002 6:57:29 AM PST by luv2ndamend
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To: Constitution Day
ZIG FOR GREAT STUFFING!
9 posted on 11/27/2002 6:57:47 AM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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To: netmilsmom
Try using some CHEESE in your stuffing mix!
10 posted on 11/27/2002 6:58:04 AM PST by marktuoni
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To: Tijeras_Slim
Hold muh dictionary...
11 posted on 11/27/2002 6:58:13 AM PST by kjam22
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To: Constitution Day
Someone set us up the bomb.
12 posted on 11/27/2002 6:58:45 AM PST by ChadGore
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To: marktuoni
What you say ?
13 posted on 11/27/2002 6:59:04 AM PST by ChadGore
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To: netmilsmom
Let the games begin ...
14 posted on 11/27/2002 6:59:30 AM PST by error99
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To: muggs
Oh thank you so much!!!! I felt dumb, now I know how uninformed I am.
I appreciate not being hazed.
15 posted on 11/27/2002 6:59:34 AM PST by netmilsmom
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To: netmilsmom
"Ping, Bump & Bttt"

The title of a Bill Hayley and the Comets song written in honor of FR.
16 posted on 11/27/2002 6:59:34 AM PST by Registered
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To: Constitution Day
A turkey once bit my sister....
17 posted on 11/27/2002 6:59:50 AM PST by Cyber Liberty
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To: Chad Fairbanks
Chad, you are a looser.
18 posted on 11/27/2002 7:00:01 AM PST by Diverdogz
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To: Constitution Day
PREPARE TO MEET YOUR STUFFING!!!!!
19 posted on 11/27/2002 7:00:14 AM PST by Chad Fairbanks
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To: netmilsmom
Make some sense and have a point. Hows that?
20 posted on 11/27/2002 7:00:23 AM PST by johnny7
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To: netmilsmom
Welcome to FR.

I'm series. Vey series.

21 posted on 11/27/2002 7:00:41 AM PST by abner
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To: netmilsmom
"Ping" is an invitation to a friend to play pong. "Bump" is just a shorthand way of saying "Bump and grind", which is a subtle way of indicating that you really "like" the person you're responding to. "BTTT" stands for "bash that thing twice", and it means that you really hate the article in question.

You just go ahead and ignore the wiseguys who will come on to this thread and give you goofy, made up answers...

22 posted on 11/27/2002 7:00:48 AM PST by general_re
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To: All
Hey! Who bumped my ping?!
23 posted on 11/27/2002 7:01:01 AM PST by Hatteras
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To: Diverdogz
Well, good thing I just took a shower then... ;0)
24 posted on 11/27/2002 7:01:16 AM PST by Chad Fairbanks
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To: Chad Fairbanks
All your moose are belong to us.

Make your cheese.
25 posted on 11/27/2002 7:02:19 AM PST by FreedomPoster
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To: netmilsmom
Ping = You've got mail.

Bump = Oblique reference to Foucault's use of the term 'presemanticist discourse' to denote the role of the Freeper as a writer.

Bttt = Reformat your hard drive.
26 posted on 11/27/2002 7:02:25 AM PST by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: netmilsmom
WARNING

The consumption of alcohol may leave you wondering what the hell happened to your bra.

The consumption of alcohol may make you think you are whispering when you are not.

The consumption of alcohol is a major factor in dancing like an idiot.

The consumption of alcohol may cause you to tell your friends over and over again that you love them.

The consumption of alcohol may cause you to think you can sing.

The consumption of alcohol may lead you to believe that ex-lovers are really dying for you to telephone them at four in the morning.

The consumption of alcohol may make you think you can logically converse with members of the opposite sex without spitting.

The consumption of alcohol may make you think you have mystical Kung Fu powers, resulting in you getting your ass kicked.

The consumption of alcohol may cause you to roll over in the morning and see something really scary.

The consumption of alcohol is the leading cause of inexplicable rug burns on the forehead/knees.

The consumption of alcohol may create the illusion that you are tougher, smarter, faster and better looking than most people.

The consumption of alcohol may lead you to believe you are invisible.

The consumption of alcohol may lead you to think people are laughing WITH you.

The consumption of alcohol may cause a disturbance in the time-space continuum, whereby gaps of time may seem to disappear.
27 posted on 11/27/2002 7:02:32 AM PST by error99
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To: netmilsmom
Try these three

Lexicon of FreeRepublic - 4th Edition
Lexicon of FreeRepublic - 3rd Edition
THE LEXICON OF FREEREPUBLIC (More help for newcomers)

28 posted on 11/27/2002 7:04:11 AM PST by Just another Joe
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To: error99
I scored 100%!

Do I get a prize?

29 posted on 11/27/2002 7:04:16 AM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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To: netmilsmom
Please don't mind the razzing/silliness too much. And there are several years of "cultural" (and I use that term loosely) background inherant in most of the posts that you see as total gibberish. You appear to be getting enough good nuggets to make the thread work for you.

Welcome aboard.
30 posted on 11/27/2002 7:05:40 AM PST by FreedomPoster
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To: netmilsmom
We're so glad to have you. I'm sure you'll get a little razzing about your post, but it's all in fun.

I lurked for a very long time before I registered, and then I only posted replies to existing articles for a long time after that. After all this time, I think I've only posted one article. More computer literate posters tend to do the heavy lifting around here regarding posting of articles.

My advice would be to just hang around for a while, reading existing posts, and chime in on those. Then you can begin to post your own articles. Again, Welcome!

31 posted on 11/27/2002 7:05:53 AM PST by TontoKowalski
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To: netmilsmom
LOL, it kind of looks like you are.
32 posted on 11/27/2002 7:05:55 AM PST by muggs
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To: netmilsmom
Welcome to FR!! :)

BTTT - Bump to the Top

Bump means to bring the Article back up to the Main Forum.

Ping is when you want to Flag People to read the Article Posted. (New Posts to you) If your Hot Button is say Immigration, People that come across an Immigration Article will Ping you so you wont miss the read of the Article.

Welcome again to FR!!

Live Free or Die Trying
33 posted on 11/27/2002 7:06:24 AM PST by Japedo
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To: netmilsmom
The answers to all of your questions will be revealed....first though you must visit your local grocery store, purchse some of Reynold's famous wrap, fashion a fedora, bowler or other appropriate headgear from said wrap and position it properly on your head.

You will soon be well on your way to a full understanding!
34 posted on 11/27/2002 7:06:35 AM PST by marktuoni
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35 posted on 11/27/2002 7:06:37 AM PST by ofMagog
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To: Chad Fairbanks
Try this link ...
36 posted on 11/27/2002 7:07:43 AM PST by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: ofMagog

Reassessing Socialist realism: Semantic discourse, Debordist situation and capitalism

F. Ludwig Parry
Department of Sociology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Agnes N. Cameron
Department of Literature, Carnegie-Mellon University

1. Debordist situation and subtextual narrative

If one examines Lyotardist narrative, one is faced with a choice: either accept subtextual narrative or conclude that art serves to reinforce capitalism, given that language is distinct from consciousness. In a sense, if Debordist situation holds, we have to choose between Lyotardist narrative and dialectic sublimation. The economy, and hence the dialectic, of Debordist situation intrinsic to Spelling's Charmed is also evident in Models, Inc..

In the works of Spelling, a predominant concept is the distinction between opening and closing. But Sargeant[1] implies that we have to choose between Lyotardist narrative and structural desituationism. The subject is interpolated into a subtextual narrative that includes truth as a totality.

The characteristic theme of Prinn's[2] critique of Debordist situation is the common ground between society and class. It could be said that Baudrillard promotes the use of subtextual narrative to challenge the status quo. In The Heights, Spelling examines Debordist situation; in Melrose Place he analyses Lyotardist narrative.

However, if Sontagist camp holds, we have to choose between subtextual narrative and modern appropriation. The subject is contextualised into a precultural paradigm of context that includes language as a whole.

But an abundance of narratives concerning Debordist situation exist. Derrida suggests the use of capitalist objectivism to read society.

Therefore, Bataille's essay on Lyotardist narrative suggests that academe is capable of significant form. Several semanticisms concerning not discourse, but subdiscourse may be revealed.

In a sense, Lyotard promotes the use of Foucaultist power relations to attack capitalism. The subject is interpolated into a Lyotardist narrative that includes consciousness as a reality.

2. Realities of genre

"Class is part of the paradigm of art," says Lyotard. But Long[3] holds that we have to choose between Debordist situation and Sartreist absurdity. Constructivist narrative states that sexuality may be used to marginalize minorities, but only if Lacan's analysis of Debordist situation is valid; otherwise, discourse is created by the masses.

The primary theme of the works of Spelling is the economy, and eventually the genre, of subcapitalist truth. It could be said that if subtextual narrative holds, the works of Spelling are not postmodern. De Selby[4] holds that we have to choose between Lyotardist narrative and neomodernist rationalism.

However, the subject is contextualised into a Foucaultist power relations that includes art as a totality. If Lyotardist narrative holds, we have to choose between subtextual narrative and dialectic postcapitalist theory.

Therefore, the subject is interpolated into a Lyotardist narrative that includes consciousness as a reality. Baudrillard uses the term 'dialectic appropriation' to denote a mythopoetical whole. However, many theories concerning Debordist situation exist. Sontag uses the term 'neotextual materialism' to denote the bridge between class and society.

Therefore, von Ludwig[5] implies that we have to choose between subtextual narrative and material objectivism. Lacan suggests the use of neocultural discourse to modify and read class.


1. Sargeant, I. U. (1999) Lyotardist narrative and Debordist situation. Loompanics

2. Prinn, Q. ed. (1978) Reading Derrida: Debordist situation and Lyotardist narrative. Panic Button Books

3. Long, H. Q. P. (1982) Debordist situation, capitalism and predialectic feminism. Schlangekraft

4. de Selby, W. M. ed. (1971) Semiotic Discourses: Lyotardist narrative and Debordist situation. Oxford University Press

5. von Ludwig, U. K. V. (1983) Cultural subtextual theory, Debordist situation and capitalism. University of Georgia Press

 


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37 posted on 11/27/2002 7:08:49 AM PST by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: netmilsmom
Bump is used when someone wants to post a reply to a thread simply to "bump" it back to the top of the "Latest Posts" list so more visitors will see it. BTTT - "Back To The Top" is used interchangeably with "Bump

Ping Putting a freeper's screen name in reply to so that they will see it in self search

38 posted on 11/27/2002 7:09:07 AM PST by MattMa
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To: netmilsmom
bump---bring the article or post to the top of the page again

bttt- Back To The Top -- same thing as bump

PING--telling someone else about the post

39 posted on 11/27/2002 7:09:53 AM PST by SkyPilot
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To: netmilsmom
Ping = hey come look at this; someone much smarter than I can tell you what the programming language it refers to.

BTTT = Bump To The Top; you do this to keep the article where people can see it, or for as a future reference so you can go into your "replies" section and easily go back to the topic

Series = Typo for serious that has an annoying habit of popping up during breaking news


Shower = I forget what the original thread was about, but something having to do with an airport terrorist threat scare and someone typed "Keep me updated I have to go hop in the shower". So, now whenever breaking news happens, people will give "shower on" alerts.


All your _______ belong to us = obscure reference to an old, poorly translated Japanese video game.

40 posted on 11/27/2002 7:11:12 AM PST by Aggie Mama
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To: marktuoni; netmilsmom
>>must visit your local grocery store, purchse some of Reynold's famous wrap, fashion a fedora, bowler or other appropriate headgear from said wrap and position it properly on your head.

How DARE you! provide that advice and *not* provide a link to the fount of all knowledge in this area:

http://www.zapatopi.net/afdb

There. *Now* she's been appropriately informed.
41 posted on 11/27/2002 7:11:20 AM PST by FreedomPoster
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To: netmilsmom
Here is an important fact for FReepers to know:

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For a comprehensive overview of Freeper thoughts on Liberal Media bias, check out our website by clicking on graphic, or HERE: We call it Fairpress.org.

This thread is evidence that new FReepers are always welcome. Come join our team and engage in the battle against the Liberal Media.

42 posted on 11/27/2002 7:11:49 AM PST by bert
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To: Tijeras_Slim
I found your bra.
It was in the back of my pick-up.
I have no idea how it got there.
I say lets just pretend it never happened.
43 posted on 11/27/2002 7:12:55 AM PST by error99
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Bump = Oblique reference to Foucault's use of the term 'presemanticist discourse' to denote the role of the Freeper as a writer.

There you go....taking things out of context again.

44 posted on 11/27/2002 7:14:53 AM PST by Focault's Pendulum
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To: netmilsmom
I appreciate not being hazed.

But we NEED to haze.

AFter you've been here a while, you will appreciate *that*. :D

45 posted on 11/27/2002 7:15:18 AM PST by hellinahandcart
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To: netmilsmom
- MOSES SPEAKS TO HIS CHILDREN -

Of the beasts of the field, and of the fishes of the sea, and of all foods
that are acceptable in my sight you may eat, but not in the living room.
Of the hoofed animals, broiled or ground into burgers, you may eat,
but not in the living room.
Of the cloven-hoofed animal, plain or with cheese, you may eat,
but not in the living room.
Of the cereal grains, of the corn and of the wheat and of the oats,
and of all the cereals that are of bright color and unknown provenance you may eat,
but not in the living room.
Of the quiescently frozen dessert and of all frozen after-meal treats you may eat,
but absolutely not in the living room.
Of the juices and other beverages, yes, even of those in sippy-cups, you may drink,
but not in the living room, neither may you carry such therein.
Indeed, when you reach the place where the living room carpet begins,
of any food or beverage there you may not eat, neither may you drink.
But if you are sick, and are lying down and watching something,
then may you eat in the living room.

And if you are seated in your high chair, or in a chair such as a greater person might use,
keep your legs and feet below you as they were.
Neither raise up your knees, nor place your feet upon the table,
for that is an abomination to me.
Yes, even when you have an interesting bandage to show,
your feet upon the table are an abomination, and worthy of rebuke.
Drink your milk as it is given you, neither use on it any utensils,
nor fork, nor knife, nor spoon, for that is not what they are for;
if you will dip your blocks in the milk, and lick it off, you will be sent away.
When you have drunk, let the empty cup then remain upon the table,
and do not bite it upon its edge and by your teeth hold it to your face
in order to make noises in it sounding like a duck; for you will be sent away.
When you chew your food, keep your mouth closed until you have swallowed,
and do not open it to show your brother or your sister what is within; I say to you, do not so, even if your brother or your sister has done the same to you.
Eat your food only; do not eat that which is not food; neither seize the table between your jaws, nor use the raiment of the table to wipe your lips.
I say again to you, do not touch it, but leave it as it is.
And though your stick of carrot does indeed resemble a marker,
draw not with it upon the table, even in pretend, for we do not do that, that is why.
And though the pieces of broccoli are very like small trees,
do not stand them upright to make a forest, because we do not do that, that is why.
Sit just as I have told you, and do not lean to one side or the other,
nor slide down until you are nearly slid away.
Heed me; for if you sit like that, your hair will go into the syrup.
And now behold, even as I have said, it has come to pass.
For we judge between the plate that is unclean and the plate that is clean,
saying first, if the plate is clean, then you shall have dessert.
But of the unclean plate, the laws are these:
If you have eaten most of your meat, and two bites of your peas
with each bite consisting of not less than three peas each, or in total six peas,
eaten where I can see, and you have also eaten enough of your potatoes to fill
two forks, both forkfuls eaten where I can see, then you shall have dessert.
But if you eat a lesser number of peas, and yet you eat the potatoes,
still you shall not have dessert;
and if you eat the peas, yet leave the potatoes uneaten,
you shall not have dessert, no, not even a small portion thereof.
And if you try to deceive by moving the potatoes or peas around with a fork,
that it may appear you have eaten what you have not, you will fall into iniquity.
And I will know, and you shall have no dessert.

Do not scream; for it is as if you scream all the time.
If you are given a plate on which two foods you do not wish to touch each other
are touching each other, your voice rises up even to the ceiling,
while you point to the offense with the finger of your right hand;
but I say to you, scream not, only remonstrate gently with the server,
that the server may correct the fault.
Likewise if you receive a portion of fish from which every piece of herbal seasoning
has not been scraped off, and the herbal seasoning is loathsome to you,
and steeped in vileness, again I say, refrain from screaming.
Though the vileness overwhelm you, and cause you a faint unto death,
make not that sound from within your throat, neither cover your face,
nor press your fingers to your nose.
For even now I have made the fish as it should be;
behold, I eat of it myself, yet do not die.

Cast your countenance upward to the light, and lift your eyes to the hills,
that I may more easily wash you off.
For the stains are upon you; even to the very back of your head, there is rice thereon.
And in the breast pocket of your garment, and upon the tie of your shoe,
rice and other fragments are distributed in a manner wonderful to see.
Only hold yourself still; hold still, I say.
Give each finger in its turn for my examination thereof, and also each thumb.
Lo, how iniquitous they appear. What I do is as it must be;
and you shall not go hence until I have done.
Bite not, lest you be cast into quiet time.
Neither drink of your own bath water, nor of bath water of any kind;
nor rub your feet on bread, even if it be in the package;
nor rub yourself against cars, nor against any building; nor eat sand.
Leave the cat alone, for what has the cat done, that you should so afflict it with tape?
And hum not that humming in your nose as I read, nor stand between the light and the book.
Indeed, you will drive me to madness. Nor forget what I said about the tape.
O my children, you are disobedient. For when I tell you what you must do,
you argue and dispute hotly even to the littlest detail;
and when I do not accede, you cry out, and hit and kick.
Yes, and even sometimes do you spit, and shout "stupid-head" and other blasphemies,
and hit and kick the wall and the molding thereof when you are sent to the corner.
And though the law teaches that no one shall be sent to the corner
for more minutes than he has years of age, yet I would leave you there all day,
so mighty am I in anger.
But upon being sent to the corner you ask straight away,
"Can I come out?" and I reply, "No, you may not come out."
And again you ask, and again I give the same reply.
But when you ask again a third time, then you may come out.

Hear me, O my children, for the bills they kill me.
I pay and pay again, even to the twelfth time in a year,
and yet again they mount higher than before.
For our health, that we may be covered,
I give six hundred and twenty talents twelve times in a year;
but even this covers not the fifteen hundred deductible
for each member of the family within a calendar year.
And yet for ordinary visits we still are not covered,
nor for many medicines, nor for the teeth within our mouths.
Guess not at what rage is in my mind, for surely you cannot know.
For I will come to you at the first of the month and at the fifteenth of the month
with the bills and a great whining and moan.
And when the month of taxes comes, I will decry the wrong and unfairness of it,
and mourn with wine and ashtrays, and rend my receipts.
And you shall remember that I am that I am:
before, after, and until you are twenty-one.
Hear me then, and avoid me in my wrath, O children of me.
46 posted on 11/27/2002 7:16:00 AM PST by error99
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Wow, I thought that essay was legit for a second! Thoughts of derision for pompous, elitist professors came bubbling up, then my bubble was mercilessly busted. With extreme prejudice.
47 posted on 11/27/2002 7:17:31 AM PST by ovrtaxt
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To: netmilsmom
Darn, I missed all of the above information. Can it be repeated? I was in the shower.
48 posted on 11/27/2002 7:18:50 AM PST by socal_parrot
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To: netmilsmom; b4its2late; Bitwhacker; Focault's Pendulum
I really need some basic instruction from the long time FReepers. Can someone please explain, Ping, Bump & Bttt. Also anything else I am forgetting to make it past the newbee status. All Blessings for a Happy Thanksgiving!!!

Forget all that!!! Just make sure you never PING, BUMP or BTTT Arthur McGowan.

49 posted on 11/27/2002 7:20:22 AM PST by Neets
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To: Neets
Hiya toots!
50 posted on 11/27/2002 7:22:13 AM PST by Focault's Pendulum
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