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Dissident
12-14-2002, 02:09 AM
:o Who is Rob Sheffield? :o

TennisHack
12-14-2002, 02:13 AM
He's a smarmy, smartass writer for Rolling Stone. He used to have his own column, Pop Eye, but that was axed when RS went with its new layout this year (and its new editor). I'll try to get a sample of his work and let you read it :)

TennisHack
12-14-2002, 02:19 AM
Not his best article, but the most recent (will look for better examples):

Wasted Youth
Sum 41 will try anything once. Except sobriety

The members of Sum 41 all look like they're twelve years old, except the bassist -- he looks like he's eleven. But somehow, they exude innocence even when they're talking about drugs and strippers. Four Canadian kids who grew up in the humble town of Ajax, Ontario, they now tour the planet and party down together. As any Canadian will tell you, there's small-town boredom, and then there's Canadian small-town boredom; the wide open spaces of the Great White North lend themselves to the rock & roll excess that only the world's most boring places can inspire. Sum 41 know a lot about excess.
"We're basically four guys who've known each other our whole lives," says singer-guitarist Deryck Whibley. He, bassist Cone McCaslin, guitarist Dave Baksh and drummer Steve "Stevo32" Jocz are all twenty-one or twenty-two. They got together straight out of high school, having played in all the different local punk bands, and hit the big time in 2001 with their 3 million-selling pop-punk debut, All Killer No Filler. The snotty hit "Fat Lip" was full of rowdy guitars and whiny rapping; it established Sum 41 as the missing link between the Beastie Boys of Licensed to Ill and Blink-182. Their metal-tinged new album basically sums up their approach to life: Does This Look Infected? How Canadian are they? Jocz has a cousin who named his two sons Geddy and Alex, after two-thirds of Rush.

Only Canadian kids could still sound so wholesome while spinning such depraved road stories. For instance, just the week before we meet in New York in early November, there was the little episode in Tokyo with the liquid LSD. "We were drinking at Lexington Queen, this bar in Tokyo," Jocz remembers. "The last time we were there, we were all high on mushrooms, because they're legal in Japan. So this time, me and Deryck went to this head shop across the street and said, 'Gimme the strongest thing you got.' And he gave us four vials apiece of liquid acid. I was on my third vial before we realized what it was. There was this big poster of Scooby-Doo. We stared at it for about an hour, terrified. And everyone said, 'Steve, go up and touch it to make sure it's not real.' So I went and touched it. It was just a poster, but we were so scared. Never again!" Right now we're on our way to a Knicks game at Madison Square Garden, with prime courtside tickets. Despite the fact that Sum 41 are conspicuous as the only spiked-hair punkers in the Garden, nobody pays much attention. The only recognition comes from a middle-aged security guard who jerks his thumb and says, "Hey, what's my age again!" (Wrong band, dude, but an A for effort.) "Nobody notices us," says Baksh, the band's Guyanese guitarist, whose tax forms probably list his occupation as "the quiet one." "Nobody ever notices me. They don't know whether I'm Dave from Sum 41 or Tony from No Doubt." The Knicks game is a bore, and we spend most of our time there talking about music. Jocz is excited to be in Madison Square Garden because it's where Sly Stone had his wedding onstage in 1974. Whibley, who looks like Chris Isaak's Mini-Me, grew up in Ajax with his single mom, obsessed with rock & roll. "I used to form bands with my G.I. Joes," he says. "I would make them sing Beatles and Monkees songs." When he hit his teens, he discovered Nirvana and punk rock. "I was a Kurt kid. I had the hair; I had the cardigans. And that's when I started writing songs."

Sum 41 hits such as "Fat Lip" and "Motivation" goof on teen angst, but on Infected, Whibley has grown more thoughtful. " 'The Hell Song' is about a friend of ours," he says. "She just found out she has HIV. It's, like, the first really serious thing to happen in our group of friends." But Whibley seems horrified at the suggestion that Sum 41 are growing up, even though they're now all homeowners.

At halftime, a few kids sneak over for autographs, prompting the Knicks' official celebrity photographer to ask for a few shots. "Uh . . . " he asks Whibley, "would you mind putting the beer down for a minute?"

After the Knicks game, sum 41 head for the Paramount Hotel bar. They fondly remember this place -- the last time they were here, they got thrown out when they got drunk and tried to sneak one of the lobby chairs up to their room. This is also where the band stayed on McCaslin's twenty-first birthday. "That was the night I puked on Nikka Costa," he remembers. "We were at this MTV party, I was on mushrooms, and the whole room started spinning. Nikka and I were talking about music, and suddenly I just went bleeewaaaagh on her leg. I felt terrible about it. But I think she understood." Not all their drug experiences have been happy ones. "Poppers," says Jocz with a shudder. "Amyl nitrite. I was hanging with this drug dealer, sampling a bit of everything he had: a little coke, a little E, the whole thing. And he had these poppers. You inhale it, and it makes you feel so good. And it screwed me up for months. I was stuttering, forgetting what I was about to say. Messed up my head."

Despite all this road debauchery, McCaslin and Baksh stay faithful to their long-term girlfriends. So how do they hold it down on the road? Says Baksh, "Thanks to Vivid Video and Private Productions, I hold it down pretty good." When they ask me where I'm from, and I tell them Boston, they look at each other and laugh. "The mobile strip club!" Jocz says. "That was Boston. We were at this boring industry party, and these two girls came up to us, and we could tell that these girls were not music-business people. They were . . . " "Them," McCaslin says.

"They were them," Jocz agrees. "One said, 'Hello, my name is Isis, and this is my friend Ecstasy.' And I figured, 'Hey, an Egyptian goddess and a designer drug. We're good to go!' " Shockingly, the girls turned out to be strippers, and they lured the boys into their customized Winnebago, which had a pole and strobe lights. "We rode the Winnebago all around Boston. Isis was great -- she was in the middle of giving me a dance when she got this call on her cell phone. It was her boyfriend, and I guess he was totally pissing her off, because she took her heels and started jamming them into me so hard. She was pissed at her boyfriend and taking out all her frustrations on me. And I'm into that."

After a couple of beers, two old friends from back home stop by. One is their road videographer, Shamus; the other is Matt, the drummer from Avril Lavigne's band, which is in town for a show and staying at the same hotel. Matt and Shamus have just come from a local deli, where they bought their own beers to sneak into the bar.

All the guys crowd around a table, cracking private jokes about high school. There's some gossip about Canadian bands they hate, and then they start making plans for when they're all back in town for Christmas, sounding like college kids planning for winter break. Everyone wants to be home by the twenty-third, because that's when Whibley's mom throws her Christmas party. Her parties are famous -- last year, an old metalhead hit on McCaslin's sixteen-year-old sister and then told McCaslin's mom to fuck off when she intervened.

Sum 41 may be raising hell around the globe, but the party doesn't even stop when they get home. As Whibley says proudly, "Our parents party harder than we do."

ROB SHEFFIELD
(December 4, 2002)

TennisHack
12-14-2002, 02:26 AM
A piece he did for the Villiage Voice

Lonely Financial Zone
Walking Tapes for Feet Already Dead
by Rob Sheffield

I just moved to New York a year ago, because I needed to get away from Virginia, where the shadow of death was too heavy for me to live with anymore. So I moved right under the World Trade Center. It was a strange neighborhood, completely deserted at night, empty on weekends, and I would walk for miles up and down the river, and then sit under the twin towers in the dark by the fountain, listening to my walking mix tapes, almost all of which have some version of "Marquee Moon" or another. (Portland July '78: still my fave.) For some reason I never connected my new neighborhood with Jonathan Richman's "Lonely Financial Zone," a song I loved as a teenage boy, until I heard Jonathan sing it (with no preamble or postscript) at the Bowery Ballroom, October 12, 2001, to a dead fucking silent room. "I have walked by the buildings, I have walked by them all. I have walked by the skyscrapers, lonely and dark. In the lonely financial zone, by the sea, I have walked under moon and stars."

This dead neighborhood is now one of the world's most famous places, congested with visitors night and day who line up for blocks, a Knotts Berry Farm for terrorism. The smell of the dead is still in the air and on my skin: blood on the tracks, dust in the wind. I still find it pretty difficult to live with, to tell the truth. The places where I had fun listening to music this year are rubble now, and I dream of them when I play the songs I used to put on my walking tapes: Black Box Recorder's "Goodnight Kiss," the Pernice Brothers' "Working Girls," Weezer's "Simple Pages," Stephen Malkmus's "Church on White," and so many more.

As a ride-or-die slut for the secular, tawdry, carnal, and promiscuous vitality of the pop world, I would love to be able to claim that said pop world was offering any sort of resistance to the theocrats and their priggish fellow travelers currently attacking democracy from within and without. But I can't. Pimping has never been easier: John Lennon's ass pimps vodka (hey, it's the least John could do, after everything alcohol did for him), Robbie Robertson pimps Supertramp for the Gap (goodbye stranger, it's been nice), and rock-star benefit concerts pimp firefighters as the new Tibetan monks.

American culture is going through a phase of resembling the More Science High School from the just reissued old Firesign Theater records, a place where increased spending opportunities mean harder work for everyone—and more of it, too!—as long as we get in step with the voices of the feet already dead in the service of their country, so God bless Vespucci-Land. But on the bright side, music sales went down for the first time in 20 years, a consumer revolt that's as good a reason as any to be proud you're an American. The last year pop music was this awful, 1990, there was a Bush occupying the capital, bombs over Baghdad, loads of prog-metal angst on rock radio, loads of tinny teen disco on MTV, avant-dance and indie-rock undergrounds overrun by bloodless dilettante prudes. But the following year was a palindrome: 1991. So I have my unreasonable hopes for 2002. Especially since we already know from Geddy Lee that 2112 is gonna suck hard.

TennisHack
12-14-2002, 02:28 AM
Sadly, I can't find a Pop Eye column anywhere :( :sad: He was the greatest. And apparenly now hosts a show on the Sundance Channel? :eek: LOL

Dissident
12-14-2002, 02:33 AM
Ouch Hackie... Im kinda busy now. Sorry! :(
Ill have to read those some other time.
:sad:

TennisHack
12-14-2002, 02:38 AM
:sad:

Dissident
12-14-2002, 03:01 AM
Alright, Im back and read the articles.
The guy writes well... Thanks for that. :D

Ed usually says "Fuck Rolling Stone!" lol
They usually diss every god damned thing thats good. :(

TennisHack
12-14-2002, 03:07 AM
Originally posted by Dissident
Ed usually says "Fuck Rolling Stone!" lol
They usually diss every god damned thing thats good. :(

A letter you'd appreciate from this week's issue, then:

"Audioslave: three stars. Pearl Jam: Three stars. Justin Timberlake: four stars. I recently took up guys up on your lifetime-subscription offer. Luckily, I'm still relatively young, and you guys have time to straighten some things out over there."
--Jamie Borders, Jacksonville Beach, FL

Dissident
12-14-2002, 03:13 AM
:o Justin what´s-his-face sucks!!!!!!!!!

Oh well, critics... :rolleyes: Let them have all Justins, Stapps, Carters and Fuckers out there! Leave the good music to those who know how to appreciate it!

Thanks! :p

Dissident
12-14-2002, 03:16 AM
Pff, alright, I guess Im hating Creed now that I know who they are... :p

TennisHack
12-14-2002, 03:19 AM
LMAO, well, right after DMB's first studio album came out, it became a well-known fact that RS fixes their reviews ahead of time. They've become such a pansyass magazine that they cater to the pop generation (hello? Their past year of covers has been dominated by scantily-clad pop princesses). :rolleyes: x 10. I am currently reading it for the gossip (Gwenyth & Chris! :sad::() and to laugh my ass off at Rob Sheffield.

They just aren't the same ragtag mag they were when they started in the 60s with underground interviews and Hunter S. Thompson on the writing staff.

TennisHack
12-14-2002, 03:20 AM
Originally posted by Dissident
Pff, alright, I guess Im hating Creed now that I know who they are... :p

YES!!! I have won a convert! :D

What have they done now?

Dissident
12-14-2002, 03:22 AM
Ive just seen a new videoclip... *ugh, shiver run down my spine when I remember*
:vomit:

TennisHack
12-14-2002, 03:23 AM
Originally posted by Dissident
Ive just seen a new videoclip... *ugh, shiver run down my spine when I remember*
:vomit:

Uh-oh, is the Jesus posturing getting out of hand? :rolleyes:

I'll understand if you just want to repress the memory.

Dissident
12-14-2002, 03:24 AM
I dont even know... The song is called something like "Keep on dancing", and it sucks... It beat With Arms Wide Open for a HUGE lead on nastiness.

How dorky!

TennisHack
12-14-2002, 03:27 AM
Well, I'm glad you can see my hatred for them now :D

How fast are your songs moving now? I'm still bottoming out, but I've had a few surges. 6 songs now over 50%, one at 75% but that's the closest.

TennisHack
12-14-2002, 03:29 AM
:) Another reason for my liking RS -- film critic Peter Travers. He lists "talk to her" as his #7 best film of the year.

Dissident
12-14-2002, 03:32 AM
I have Lukin going at 1.9 k and Alive stuck for the moment... :(
But 7 more songs and I have the 30 from Seattle show. :D:D

Dissident
12-14-2002, 03:34 AM
Travers man seems like an intelligent guy...
What other movies he have there??

TennisHack
12-14-2002, 03:34 AM
..::jealous::.. :( Guess it doesn't like my connection too much.

TennisHack
12-14-2002, 03:38 AM
Originally posted by Dissident
Travers man seems like an intelligent guy...
What other movies he have there??

Here's his Top Ten of the Year

1. Gangs of New York
2. Far From Heaven
3. Adaptation
4. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
5. Y Tu Mama Tambien
6. Chicago
7. Talk to Her
8. Road to Perdition
9. About Schmidt
10. 8 Mile


He also wrote a '02 year-in-review article that's much funnier. I'm too lazy to type it out, so lemme see if I can get it online . . .

TennisHack
12-14-2002, 03:52 AM
The Year in Movies
Best and worst! Winners and losers! Scandals and scams!

Did you see more than 400 movies in 365 days? I did. It's like Jackass: The Movie, when Johnny Knoxville's boys speed downhill in a shopping cart while cannons fire garbage at them. The trick is to grab a gold nugget or two (Gangs of New York, Far From Heaven) before you're buried in crap. Here goes.

Best You Can Say for Scum-Sucking Hollywood in 2002
The studios scammed us good. Never before have film freaks paid so much to sit on our big, fat geek asses at U.S. multiplexes. A record $9 billion in admissions is expected.

Worst You Can Say About Us as Audiences
Most of what we lined up for sucked syphilitic donkey dick. What -- you thought Scooby-Doo advanced film as an art form?

Good for Business
Spider-man snagged $404 million: Number One for the year and Number Five on the all-time box-office charts. At press time, twenty films had grossed more than $100 million, even Attack of the Clones, MiB2 and XXX. God help us.

Good for the Soul
Gangs of New York, the $110 million Martin Scorsese epic, had more lousy pre-release buzz than Titanic. But, surprise, Scorsese turns the 1860s battle between immigrant gangs (Leonardo DiCaprio's Amsterdam Vallon reps the Irish) and nativists (Daniel Day-Lewis' Bill the Butcher reps their magnetic leader) into a brutal, brilliant summation of his career as a chronicler of America's blood lust across the racial divide. Pick at its flaws if you must, but no 2002 film reached higher or achieved more.

Good for Nothing
Employing Madonna as an actress; everything in Sweet Home Alabama except Reese Witherspoon; Vin Diesel's ballooning self-love; cop-out endings as in Minority Report; plot points that make no sense (if water kills the aliens in Signs, what would happen to the movie if it rained?).

Guilty Pleasure
Jackass: the movie: OK, it's no fun watching Johnny Knoxville use an envelope to slice between his fingers and toes. I have this thing about paper cuts. Maybe you'll hurl watching the guys -- they're nude so often the film damn near qualifies as gay porn -- barf, defecate, shove toys up their butts and lick a snow cone infused with urine. But the scenes with the rental car, the wasabi and the car wash are hilarious. Spike Jonze, who directed the whip-smart Adaptation, produced Jackass and appears in it. So if he's not feeling guilty, why should we?

Best Freak
Spider-man won cheers, but the prize for hisses (far more fun) goes to Gollum in The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers. With veins popping in his head, elongated arms and legs, and a voice that sounds like Linda Blair in The Exorcist, this nightmare vision of a smack addict owes much to the physical and vocal talents of Andy Serkis, who acted the role in a wired bodysuit that enabled animators to copy his movements onto a computer.

New Stars Rising
Kieran Culkin giving the breakthrough performance of 2002 in Igby Goes Down; Naomi Watts, the critics' darling of last year's Mulholland Dr., headlining a smash hit with The Ring; Orlando Bloom, an archer with style in The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers; Viggo Mortensen growing ever more kingly in the same film; Brittany Murphy amping Eminem's sex appeal in 8 Mile; Jake Gyllenhaal (The Good Girl) and Maggie Gyllenhaal (Secretary) becoming the hottest acting siblings since John and Joan Cusack.

New Stars Falling
Hayden Christensen and Natalie Portman, stalling their careers in a stilted Star Wars love story; Josh Hartnett, the Pearl Harbor stud, showing no flair for comedy in 40 Days and 40 Nights; Cameron Diaz, merely miscast in Gangs of New York, unbecomingly smug in The Sweetest Thing; Heath Ledger and Kate Hudson going down with The Four Feathers.

Loser of the Year
Winona Ryder. It's not just that she got convicted of shoplifting, it's that her taste in stolen items was so much better than her choice in movie roles. Mr. Deeds with Adam Sandler and Simone in the same year? Jeez!

Off With Their Heads
Look, if Winona is doing community service, other film offenders should be doing time: six months for Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones for walking through their roles in Men in Black II; a year for Kevin Costner for being a pompous ass in Dragonfly; and life for Madonna and director husband Guy Ritchie unless they promise never to work together onscreen again after Swept Away.

From Music to Acting (Champ Division)
Eminem in 8 mile. with the right director (Curtis Hanson) and the right role (basically, himself), he scored big. Runners-up: Ice Cube as a softy in Barbershop and Mick Jagger as a pimp in The Man From Elysian Fields.

From Music to Acting (Chump Division)
Britney Spears in Crossroads. The best you could say about her acting debut is: not as embarrassing as Mariah Carey in Glitter.

Best Five Movies You Didn't See in 2002
While you flushed cash on Scooby-doo, despite the advertised presence of Freddie Prinze Jr., you missed Michael Winterbottom's 24 Hour Party People, with Steve Coogan in a fireball turn as Tony Wilson, the founder of Factory Records; Bill Paxton's seriously scary Frailty; Burr Steers' piercing Igby Goes Down; Paul Greengrass' Bloody Sunday, a volcanic re-creation of a January 1972 massacre in Northern Ireland; and Zacharias Kunuk's The Fast Runner, a stunning exploration of an Inuit blood feud.

Best Greek Bearing Gifts
Nia Vardalos, the star and screenwriter of My Big Fat Greek Wedding, hardly expected her small, thin-budget ($5 million) family farce about a dowdy Greek girl who weds a studly WASP (John Corbett) to gross more than a few bucks, never mind $200 million. The snobs dismissed the film as a glorified sitcom; now it's the smash romantic comedy of all time.

Hot Movie Toy
A dirty little secret among Harry Potter fans is the vibrating broomstick: a $19.99 toy that gives girls such a tingle between their legs that Mattel has discontinued it, giving new meaning to J.K. Rowling's title Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.

Playing Against Type
A deglamorizing putty nose may help Nicole Kidman win the Oscar for Best Actress by, well, a nose. In The Hours, Kidman is almost unrecognizable as the frumpy Virginia Woolf. And the usually nonthreatening sweetie Renee Zellweger is winning early raves for playing a murderous singing, dancing sexpot in Chicago. What's next? Britney as a crack whore? J. Lo as a nun?

Stuff for the Time Capsule?
Eminem rapping with a boxer's energy as he goes three rounds at the end of 8 Mile; the first look at Daniel Day-Lewis -- a performance that will be talked about for years -- as he prepares for war in Gangs of New York; a transcendent Julianne Moore facing desertion as a 1950s housewife in Far From Heaven; Paul Newman, crowning his career in Road to Perdition, ordering a hit on a man he loved like a son; Diane Lane, alone on a train, reliving the heat of adulterous sex in Unfaithful; Michael Caine, his face ravaged by lost love, in The Quiet American; the lyrical eroticism of Y Tu Mama Tambien; Michael Constantine using Windex as a cure for everything (even headaches) in My Big Fat Greek Wedding; Jack Nicholson crying like a baby in About Schmidt; the climactic battle in The Two Towers; Martin Scorsese energizing every frame of Gangs of New York. Know what? The most vital director alive has never won an Oscar. He keeps losing to actors who dabble in directing, even -- yikes! -- Kevin Costner (Dances With Wolves). There's talk Scorsese may lose this time to Denzel Washington's directing debut (Antwone Fisher). If so, that beats all contenders on 2002's Movie Hall of Shame.

PETER TRAVERS
(December 9, 2002)

Dissident
12-14-2002, 03:57 AM
I only know four of those... :o

And I have to go to bed now! :(
:wavey: Good night Hackie! Sleep well!

TennisHack
12-14-2002, 04:06 AM
:eek: :( Goodnight, hitman :wavey:

I'm leaving a movie for you. Did you see the Cliffy picture I put up?

TennisHack
12-14-2002, 04:22 AM
:wavey: Goodnight, thread.

Vera
12-14-2002, 05:04 AM
Originally posted by TennisHack
The Year in Movies
Best and worst! Winners and losers! Scandals and scams!

PETER TRAVERS
(December 9, 2002)

Thanks Hackie. Nice stuff. I enjoyed it very much :). Now I really want to see Gangs in New York. Being a diehard Scorsese fan, I normally watch his film religiously. But this one is different. The only thing that stands between me and the theatre is Leo Dicaprio. I don't know what Scorsese saw in him. And seeing those clips of him making out with Diaz is just so...I donno. I think I'll watch this one eventually when I'm finally over the Dicapphobia :p .

Vera
12-14-2002, 05:14 AM
Hi Hackie. I see you are here, probably busy making another movie?! :)

Well, I'm invisible at the moment, still feeling the need to hide, if you can understand that. Anyway, I'm leaving now. Good night.
And have a great weekend. :wavey:

Layla
12-14-2002, 10:17 AM
Morning! :wavey:

Still don't have much time, but I did want to say at least hi and play some catch-up. :(

MOBY!!! :eek: :eek: :sad: :sad: :sad: That's horrible! But I don't think it's a big mistery as to why it happene. Some people just can't stand a polite, friendly pacifict, who refuses to fight back, and they just want to beat the shit out of him. They might even be Eminem fans who have taken their idol's words to heart and felt they had to fulfil his sick urges. I'm sorry, I don't generally have that much against Eminem and some of his songs are even great, but his stupid verbal fights with Moby were just pathetic. :rolleyes: I mean while excepting some MTV music award, he said: "Keep booing little girl. I WILL hit a man with glasses!" And then he really was booed. Moby wasn't even booing as he explained later, so it was just a pathetic outburst of testosterone aggression. All evening he acted like he wanted to beat the shit out of Moby, so it's no surprise that some of his idiotic fans go out and do the dirty work for him. I guess they think it's fun. But that's just my speculation. I hope they catch the bastards and throw them in jail! :fiery: :fiery: :fiery:

Anyway, Moby is amazing and his on-line journal entries regarding the incident have clearly shown what a wonderful, intelligent and kind person he is. I admire how he retained his sense of humor right after the attack happened. It just shows why he can cope with this life better than most of us. And his sense of humor just kills me. :D He definitely deserves to be in the top 100 on your husband list TH.

Thanks for the articles TH, especially the movie review of the year by Peter Travers. Funny! :D But like Vera said, Leonardo DiCaprio is a huge obstacle to my potential enjoyment of that film, so I can't say that I'm eager to see it. And after reading that Cameron Diaz was miscast, I have to wonder about his casting skills at this point.

TH, you gotta see this! If you like caption threads that is. Some of them are just hilarious and they get better and better. :D :D :D It might take you a while to download the page though, because the thread is huge.

http://www.weezer.com/bboard/weezer/1176986_flat.html

Layla
12-14-2002, 10:30 AM
Moving on to Pearl Jam... TH, you were probably just unlucky with the connection yesterday, like I was the day before when I could get into the site for half a day even though I tried all the time. I managed to download all of the remaining songs from the Pittsburgh concert yesterday! :bounce: That means I downloaded 24 songs total. :D My connection was wavering as well and the songs kept withering down to 0.0 all the time, so I think what you were experiencing is normal. I just left them be and they bounced back eventually. I did download all day though, without a break, since I was sitting at the computer all the time.

Hitman, I have an important question for you. Can you please tell me how long the Pittsburgh and Lisbon concerts are, so I can decide how to burn them? You probably have that info on your cds. I'd be very grateful for that. :)

And speaking of lenght... TH, can you please tell me how long the songs The Last Stop and The Dreaming Tree from Before These Crowded Streets? I seem to have downloaded some funky versions that I believe have been cut short. That's one of the problems with Kazaa. You have to check everything because people with put up just about any old crap. A lot of them mess up the titles or the artist, and I even read about people putting up their own stupid songs under the name of well-known song. :mad: Anyway, I would much appreciate the info so I can find the right version. :)

Layla
12-14-2002, 10:36 AM
Originally posted by IluvRogi
and now Im back :wavey:

with better news for me than yesterday!I got an A* in my PE exam!:D:D:D OK thats the good news.I might try and make a movie myself :)

Wow, congrats on all your A's! :D :D :D You seem to be doing a great job! :bounce: I trust that means you're a little less worried now. ;)

Although I have to say I'd be very surprised if you didn't get an A in PE. ;)

Layla
12-14-2002, 10:56 AM
Originally posted by TennisHack
Well, I'm going to take a moment and celebrate my next move into the ninth circle of dorkdom. Or is it only the sixth? :o

Here it is . . .

http://www.stopstart.freeserve.co.uk/smilie/jump.gif
6-0-0-0
http://www.stopstart.freeserve.co.uk/smilie/jump.gif

Last time, Leo gave me flowers http://www.stopstart.freeserve.co.uk/smilie/Flowers.gif I don't know if anything can top that . . . . I'm now within 500 posts of our Queen, Layla :eek:

:eek: :eek: :eek:

CONGRATS ON 6000! http://www.smilies.org/basesmilies/boldblue.gif http://www.smilies.org/basesmilies/boldblue.gif http://www.smilies.org/basesmilies/boldblue.gif

How cool is that! You're catching up to me fast! It won't be long before you're our new Queen. :sad: ;)

I missed the party yesterday :( but I come bearing gifts!

http://www.ccfc.ca/images/Gift.gif

http://www.giftcorp.com/holiday/cookie.jpg

Layla
12-14-2002, 11:09 AM
Originally posted by TennisHack


A letter you'd appreciate from this week's issue, then:

"Audioslave: three stars. Pearl Jam: Three stars. Justin Timberlake: four stars. I recently took up guys up on your lifetime-subscription offer. Luckily, I'm still relatively young, and you guys have time to straighten some things out over there."
--Jamie Borders, Jacksonville Beach, FL

ROTFLMFAO!!! http://www.smilies.org/basesmilies/1038509814.gif http://www.smilies.org/basesmilies/1038509814.gif http://www.smilies.org/basesmilies/1038509814.gif

This is insane! http://www.stopstart.freeserve.co.uk/smilie/jpshakehead.gif I love this letter though. :D "I'm still young so you guys have time to straighten things out." Too good!

How can you take those ratings seriously after that?

Layla
12-14-2002, 11:12 AM
Originally posted by Dissident
It was nice. Mostly making films I guess. LOL

At least my money finally came, and I could buy the Audioslave CD, Woohoo!
Im still feeling it, Ill come up with a review in some days

YAY! :bounce:

Can't wait for your review. I'm really enjoying this album, but feel free to disagree. ;)

Dissident
12-14-2002, 12:59 PM
Originally posted by TennisHack
:eek: :( Goodnight, hitman :wavey:

I'm leaving a movie for you. Did you see the Cliffy picture I put up?

lol @ the movie. You keep us on suspense there too I see... :p

Yeah, I saw the pic. Forgot to thank you, sorry. THANKS! :bounce:

They look like the aliens I picked.... lol

Dissident
12-14-2002, 01:08 PM
Originally posted by Layla
Hitman, I have an important question for you. Can you please tell me how long the Pittsburgh and Lisbon concerts are, so I can decide how to burn them? You probably have that info on your cds. I'd be very grateful for that. :)


Hmm, Im not sure what you mean...
All the shows should be burned on two cds. :confused:

Pittsburgh should be recorded like this:
CD ONE - From 01-Even Flow to 15-RVM
Total length 70:44, but I forgot to cut the transitions between songs to zero. So it might end a little less when you do that... :(
CD TWO - From 16-I got shit to 29-Baba O´Riley
Total length 65:55, with transitions cut to zero.

It makes a total of 136 minutes 39 seconds of music

Lisbon goes like:
CD ONE - From 01- Of the girl to 16-Wishlist
Total length 70:57 with zero transitions
CD TWO - From 17- Thin Air to 30-Yellow Ledbetter
Total length 69:22 with zero transitions.

It makes a total of 140 minutes 19 seconds of music


:bounce: I hope this helps. :wavey:

Dissident
12-14-2002, 01:10 PM
Originally posted by Layla


YAY! :bounce:

Can't wait for your review. I'm really enjoying this album, but feel free to disagree. ;)

I COULDNT disagree... You know, we all have seattleite... lol

BURN THAT GASOLINE!!!!

Leo7
12-14-2002, 01:25 PM
Originally posted by TennisHack
Well, I'm going to take a moment and celebrate my next move into the ninth circle of dorkdom. Or is it only the sixth? :o

Here it is . . .

http://www.stopstart.freeserve.co.uk/smilie/jump.gif
6-0-0-0
http://www.stopstart.freeserve.co.uk/smilie/jump.gif

Last time, Leo gave me flowers http://www.stopstart.freeserve.co.uk/smilie/Flowers.gif I don't know if anything can top that . . . . I'm now within 500 posts of our Queen, Layla :eek:

congratulations Hackie! :bounce: you are a true dork! :bounce:

and good luck on catching up with Layla. you're closing in. ;)

Leo7
12-14-2002, 01:26 PM
btw, i wanted to say that all the cute little movies you guys created were fantastic! bravo! bravo! :bounce:

ILR
12-14-2002, 01:33 PM
Hi Leo :wavey:

Leo7
12-14-2002, 01:37 PM
Originally posted by TennisHack


Leo is *SUCH* a flirt! :mad: :D

hold on. i'm in one of these movies, and i flirt with another girl?! :eek: shocked at myself :eek: i've must have missed this movie, does anyone know the link?

i still luv ya, Emma! :kiss: :kiss:

Leo7
12-14-2002, 01:38 PM
:wavey: Emma!

ILR
12-14-2002, 01:38 PM
heh heh its kind of a 5 part thing I made,I think it starts on page 2 0r 3.;) :kiss: check it out!;)

Leo7
12-14-2002, 01:44 PM
Originally posted by Lee


I guess it's his fault that he hardly show up these days!;)

:( i know, it sucks. i've been really busy recently, and not in a good way. i'm overloaded with work for the next week. :( :sad:

hey but i did go with my class to the Metropolitan Museum in New York on Thursday! (anyone else been there?) that was pretty cool, it was the first time i visited that museum in years. we checked out the Greek, Asian, and Egyptian art exhibits. i guess there were some dull moments, but it was WAY better than class. :D

ILR
12-14-2002, 01:52 PM
Its starts on Page 2 btw ;) no Ive never been to New York even so I havent been.Speaking of classes,I have none on Monday:D Teacher training day,inset day or something.Then on Fri we finish at 12:35 :D

Layla,Im not as worried in some subjects,although Id feel annoyed if I got better mocks marks than the real ones.:p I hope I wont.:(

Leo7
12-14-2002, 01:58 PM
ooh you're so lucky you don't have classes on Monday. this Monday i have a quiz and two papers due! :eek: :( and that's so nice you get out at 12:35 on Friday.. i never get half-days.

anyway i just checked out the first two parts of Emma and Leo. great stuff. but what a sad ending. :( i hope you can forgive my sweetie. :) :kiss:

ILR
12-14-2002, 02:01 PM
lol it is great!You must have only watched half of the movie ;)

TennisHack
12-14-2002, 02:12 PM
:wavey: Good morning, thread!

Am catching up on posts -- I see that Leo's here, can't wait to see his reaction to ILR's films :D

Leo7
12-14-2002, 02:12 PM
i saw it all ! great work, Emma darling. i think you should become a movie director when you're older. ;) :kiss:

Leo7
12-14-2002, 02:13 PM
:wavey: Hackie.

ILR
12-14-2002, 02:14 PM
Hey Hackie :wavey:

Leo7
12-14-2002, 02:19 PM
ok well i gotta go. we're gonna put up our Christmas tree now and put on all the lovely decorations. :D

:wavey: see ya guys. i'll be back later tonite. i definitely have to see the other movies.

:kiss: Emma. thanks for forgiving me. and i can't wait until Wimbledon next year. and our trip around the world! :D

TennisHack
12-14-2002, 02:20 PM
Originally posted by Layla
All evening he acted like he wanted to beat the shit out of Moby, so it's no surprise that some of his idiotic fans go out and do the dirty work for him. I guess they think it's fun. But that's just my speculation.
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.
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Anyway, Moby is amazing and his on-line journal entries regarding the incident have clearly shown what a wonderful, intelligent and kind person he is. I admire how he retained his sense of humor right after the attack happened. It just shows why he can cope with this life better than most of us. And his sense of humor just kills me. :D He definitely deserves to be in the top 100 on your husband list TH.

Hi, Layla :) Wish we didn't keep missing each other :(

As for the incident with Mobes, well . . . . first speculation was that it was some of Eminem's posse :rolleyes: Eminem has really bottomed out with his "grudges", first picking on Moby for no reason then trying to pick a fight with a hand puppet! :rolleyes::rolleyes:

And he is growing every closer to the top :) LOL, he's such a sweetheart, he gets made fun of in the press all the time (like when he started a book club) but he still makes millions of women melt into puddles, so he must be doing something right :D


Thanks for the articles TH, especially the movie review of the year by Peter Travers. Funny! :D But like Vera said, Leonardo DiCaprio is a huge obstacle to my potential enjoyment of that film, so I can't say that I'm eager to see it. And after reading that Cameron Diaz was miscast, I have to wonder about his casting skills at this point.

Well, I'm none to pleased about Leo being in the middle of such a striking film either, but I'm hoping it will be good. I simply adore Martin Scorsese's work :drool: I probably won't see it in the theaters as movies are so damn expensive here (I rarely go to the theater), so we'll see how it plays out. I think that if it hasn't come out yet, it will very soon. I thought they were pushing for a release date but I have no idea, really.

And I'll take a look at your thread, it sounds great! :D

ILR
12-14-2002, 02:22 PM
bye Leo,I cant wait either!;):kiss::wavey:

TennisHack
12-14-2002, 02:26 PM
Originally posted by Layla
Moving on to Pearl Jam... TH, you were probably just unlucky with the connection yesterday, like I was the day before when I could get into the site for half a day even though I tried all the time. I managed to download all of the remaining songs from the Pittsburgh concert yesterday! :bounce: That means I downloaded 24 songs total. :D My connection was wavering as well and the songs kept withering down to 0.0 all the time, so I think what you were experiencing is normal. I just left them be and they bounced back eventually. I did download all day though, without a break, since I was sitting at the computer all the time.

I let it download all day and all night last night, and I only have 1 complete song :( I think I'm doing something wrong :( Last night it just cut off downloading, so when I woke up this morning I had to restart it -- and I had automatic DL selected :(:(:( I'm sooooooooooo jealous of you guys . . . but I thought there were 29 songs on the Pittsburgh concert? :confused:

And speaking of lenght... TH, can you please tell me how long the songs The Last Stop and The Dreaming Tree from Before These Crowded Streets? I seem to have downloaded some funky versions that I believe have been cut short.

The Last Stop is 6 min, 57 sec
The Dreaming Tree is 8 min, 48 sec full, or 8 min 15 sec without the added extra on the end of the song -- there are some interesting little filler pieces on the end of most songs on that album :)

TennisHack
12-14-2002, 02:28 PM
Originally posted by Dissident
They look like the aliens I picked.... lol

LMAO, I told you your films were spot on :D

TennisHack
12-14-2002, 02:29 PM
Originally posted by Layla
How cool is that! You're catching up to me fast! It won't be long before you're our new Queen. :sad: ;)

I don't wanna be the new Queen! :sad:

I'm quite happy being the grammar queen, that's all I need :)

TennisHack
12-14-2002, 02:32 PM
Originally posted by Leo7
:( i know, it sucks. i've been really busy recently, and not in a good way. i'm overloaded with work for the next week. :( :sad:

hey but i did go with my class to the Metropolitan Museum in New York on Thursday! (anyone else been there?) that was pretty cool, it was the first time i visited that museum in years. we checked out the Greek, Asian, and Egyptian art exhibits. i guess there were some dull moments, but it was WAY better than class. :D

:sad: We've missed you :( But the museum sounds really cool!! Field trips are definitely 10x better than class :D

Won't you be off soon?

TennisHack
12-14-2002, 02:34 PM
Have fun, Leo! :wavey:

:bounce:ing to the films thread ;)

ILR
12-14-2002, 02:35 PM
Leo finishes the same day as me Hackie,Friday,only I finish at 12:35 ;)

TennisHack
12-14-2002, 02:40 PM
Ahhh, I'm finished on Tuesday. I guess while I wait for you guys to have your breaks I'll fulfill all of my promises, LOL -- like transcribing a commentary or two by our lovely friends C.Dri & PMac and . . . what else? I forgot :o Oh, yeah, a full review of the DC 2000 final match . . .

That should keep me busy for a few days! ;)

Lee
12-14-2002, 03:05 PM
Good morning Everybody! :wavey:

Just passing by this morning. A big shopping trip today is planned and hope my feet can still move by the end of the day.

Another sunny day in Scottsdale. High around 72F.

TennisHack
12-14-2002, 03:07 PM
:wavey: Hi, Lee!

Wow, looks to be pretty warm in AZ today :eek: Have fun shopping! It's my least favorite activity during the Christmas season, especially on weekends ..::shudder::..

ILR
12-14-2002, 03:08 PM
Hi Lee :wavey:

I have to go soon,get ready for babysitting (mentally:p) wont be here tonight :(:wavey: bye

Lee
12-14-2002, 03:25 PM
Well, I just breeze thru the threads (come back later for detail reading) and I dare not go to the movie thread.

It seems this thread returns to its normal volumn these days.

Dissident, your statements are getting longer and longer and I just wonder how the latest one come about. :)

Got to go now, bye! :wavey:

Lee
12-14-2002, 03:29 PM
Originally posted by TennisHack
:wavey: Hi, Lee!

Wow, looks to be pretty warm in AZ today :eek: Have fun shopping! It's my least favorite activity during the Christmas season, especially on weekends ..::shudder::..

I hate Christmas shopping too. This year, I just send money to Canada but can't imagine I still have so many gifts need to buy even though I know hardly anyone here.

The morning temperature been hovering around 40F these days and are considered cool. In summer months, the high is usually above 100F.

TennisHack
12-14-2002, 03:31 PM
OMG!! LMAO at the captions thread on the Weezer board . . .

A nugget:

http://www.weezer.com/karlscorner/workin1.jpg
Rivers: Im a big boy, i get to use a hammer
Karl: Watch me work my drill

TennisHack
12-14-2002, 03:38 PM
Another nugget :D

http://www.weerez.com/pictures/pat/pat24.jpg
Fish in an aquarium: Oh Gosh... I just know he's going to tap on the glass. I can see it in his eyes...

TennisHack
12-14-2002, 03:54 PM
http://www.weezer.com/karlscorner/12/20020816japan03big.jpg
Pat Is quick to learn that you cannot hitchhike from Kiddie Land to Adult Land without going through Awkard Stages of Puberty Land

TennisHack
12-14-2002, 05:43 PM
For those of you interested in political things . . . (http://www.metafilter.com/mefi/22312)

Vera
12-14-2002, 06:16 PM
Hi guys :wavey:

It's windy with pissing rain out there, typical fall weather in Vancouver. But it's still pretty warm, so it's not too bad. And I'm in a pretty good mood :). Gosh, only a week and a half away from X'mas. I think RF and Layla talked about holidays being tough for some ppl, which is truly my case. But I guess when it's actually there, I'll be so busy that I would probably forget about the worries. Speaking of the holiday, I better get the turkey before I totally forget.

Sorry Hackie, I missed your 6000th and forgot to congrats you yesterday. So

:bounce: CONGRATS TO YOUR 6000TH :bounce:

You are the Queen of so many things, including the linguistics knowledge. I missed the conversation, but I'm very interested. I still don't quite understand what a linguist study. I used to have a roommate who studied Linguistics but she said it's not the actual languages that she's studying. She didn't have chance to explain to me, cos I moved out soon. We got along well, but couldn't agree on one thing, the temperature of the room. She moved from Brazil to Texas and I moved from Canada to Texas. I can barely survived the heat and she complained about feeling chilly in the room even without aircond. It got to a point that I was so sick bcos of the heat and couldn't eat for days. So we have to split. Anyway, I kinda missed her though cos she's a very knowledgable person.

Well, seems like I'm chatty today but no one's around. Oh well, anyhow, everyone have a very nice weekend. :wavey:

Vera
12-14-2002, 06:22 PM
Originally posted by Leo7


:( i know, it sucks. i've been really busy recently, and not in a good way. i'm overloaded with work for the next week. :( :sad:

hey but i did go with my class to the Metropolitan Museum in New York on Thursday! (anyone else been there?) that was pretty cool, it was the first time i visited that museum in years. we checked out the Greek, Asian, and Egyptian art exhibits. i guess there were some dull moments, but it was WAY better than class. :D

Wow, what a nice place to go for field trip. I visited the Metropolitan many years ago. I barely remembered anything but I cannot forget the Jackson Pollock I saw there, cos I took a picture in front of the "Autumn Rhythm" painting. I'm a big fan of Jackson Pollock. But other than that, don't remember anything else that I saw there. I would love to visit there again though.

Dissident
12-14-2002, 07:12 PM
Originally posted by Leo7


hold on. i'm in one of these movies, and i flirt with another girl?! :eek: shocked at myself :eek: i've must have missed this movie, does anyone know the link?

i still luv ya, Emma! :kiss: :kiss:

You´re not in ONE of the movies, as you´re on Big Brother too. lol

Dissident
12-14-2002, 07:15 PM
Originally posted by TennisHack


I let it download all day and all night last night, and I only have 1 complete song :( I think I'm doing something wrong :( Last night it just cut off downloading, so when I woke up this morning I had to restart it -- and I had automatic DL selected :(:(:( I'm sooooooooooo jealous of you guys . . . but I thought there were 29 songs on the Pittsburgh concert? :confused:

Yeah, 29 songs on the Pittsburgh one.
I guess Layla meant she had 20 something downloads in ONE day. :eek:

So, Layla you finished downloading, how does it sound??

I have another link to give you all btw. Let me find it...

Dissident
12-14-2002, 07:16 PM
Originally posted by Lee
Well, I just breeze thru the threads (come back later for detail reading) and I dare not go to the movie thread.

It seems this thread returns to its normal volumn these days.

Dissident, your statements are getting longer and longer and I just wonder how the latest one come about. :)

Got to go now, bye! :wavey:

:confused: What statements, Lee? Sorry, but I dont understand what you mean.... :( :o

Dissident
12-14-2002, 07:18 PM
:wavey: Vera. I see you were here earlier... :( Too bad none was... And now its my turn to be alone.
Well, Ill have to be brief anyway...

And lol @ the Weezer pics and legends, Hackie. :D

Dissident
12-14-2002, 07:22 PM
Ok, I couldnt find the old link to the Showbox 05.December.2002 PJ show in Seattle, but I found a new one.
The owner asks for people not to use the Download Assistants, for some reason, so please, try without Get Right. I guess you wont have troubles, as the site shouldnt be too busy. ;) Check it out at http://www.cartoonworld.de/
I didnt check the files, so you better see if they are good and stuff. Let me know later if you download it. ;)

And I have a surprise for Layla, Hackie and any other one interested in Audioslave. I found a very cool link. A video of Set it off, and like 4 mp3 of live performances from MTV2. Oh, the Set it Off video is recorded live over the Ed Sullivan Theatre front door Marquise (sp?), where the Late Show with David Letterman is recorded. The Mp3s are from the show they did right after. ;)
http://users.rcn.com/jcalamita/aud2/Shadow%20On%20The%20Sun.htm and then click on Multimedia.
The owner of this one didnt mention not using the Get Right similars, so feel free to. :D

I hope you like it! :bounce:

Now, Im outta here, bye! :wavey:

TennisHack
12-14-2002, 07:25 PM
Aww, DAMN! I can't believe I just missed you . . .

Dissident
12-14-2002, 07:26 PM
Im still here, but I really have to go shortly
You need help with something?

TennisHack
12-14-2002, 07:32 PM
Originally posted by Vera
You are the Queen of so many things, including the linguistics knowledge. I missed the conversation, but I'm very interested. I still don't quite understand what a linguist study. I used to have a roommate who studied Linguistics but she said it's not the actual languages that she's studying. She didn't have chance to explain to me, cos I moved out soon.

! :( Damn, I'm so bored today and I missed a chance to talk to you guys? :rolleyes:

Anyway, I can still answer your questiion :) A linguist studies the components of language (phonemes, morphemes, etc. as well as perscreiptive & descriptive rules of languages -- the "rules" of the language and how we actually use it). A psycholinguist studies the acquisition of language in humans and sometimes, other animals. Why are we as a species so special, to have this system of communication? How do we get it? The big debate was between Noam Chomsky and B.F. Skinner as to how children learn language -- Skinner believed it was through a system of rewards and punishments; that is, parents reward their children for saying something correctly and punish them via correction when they say something incorrectly. Skinner was the leader of the Behavorist movement in psychology, which was purely based on observable behavior. Chomsky (also a huge political activist) studied children with their parents and found that doesn't actually happen -- parents don't correct their childrens' speech but pay attention to whether or not the meaning of the sentence is true. Well, basically in a nutshell ;)

TennisHack
12-14-2002, 07:33 PM
Originally posted by Dissident
Im still here, but I really have to go shortly
You need help with something?

Nope. I'm happy to report my files have been moving at up to 7 k/sec and there are a few ready to be finished. But other than that, not really.

See above post ;)

Dissident
12-14-2002, 07:35 PM
Oh, youre bored... :(
Yeah, today´s been a very boring day so far...

Im going out in a few though. Maybe it gets a little better.

Did you see my post on Audioslave? Damn, that clip is so cool! It had been years I didnt see Cornell singing live! :eek:

Ok I gotta go now for real!

TennisHack
12-14-2002, 07:37 PM
ARGH, now they are stuck at 0 because the server just got completely loaded down :( I think I'm destined to never have this show. A day and a half and just one song? :sad:

Needless to say, I think I'll stay out of your other links until I can get this damn thing to work . . .

TennisHack
12-14-2002, 08:47 PM
:mad::mad: I've had another upsurge in the DLing, but I have one song that's 98% finished and the server is too busy to pick it up!!!! SOOOOO frustrating!!!! :mad::mad:

On the other hand, the songs that are working now are the ones that I have very little of, so I guess I can't be too angry . . . :(

TennisHack
12-14-2002, 11:05 PM
:wavey: This thread is so dead :(

3 songs DLed (finally!) and there was a great surge a few hours ago :) My hope is ebbing back up, little by little . . . .

Dissident
12-15-2002, 12:47 AM
Hi Hackie! :wavey:
Glad that your DLs are finally working! :D

This thread has been completely dead all day! :eek:
Wheres everyone??? :sad:

TennisHack
12-15-2002, 12:50 AM
:wavey: Hey hitman!

Well, finally finally . . . 3 more songs 5 or fewer points from being finished . . .

Guess everyone found their lives with the holiday season . . .

Dissident
12-15-2002, 12:53 AM
Yeah, it seems. Im boooored! :(
And i cant continue the Big Brother... I thought we could do some poll to vote the next to get out, and then I make the story?? :(

TennisHack
12-15-2002, 12:56 AM
Ugh, join the crowd for being bored :( I've been bored all day :(

I have no idea how to do your BB story -- I figured someone's feelings would get hurt no matter what you did :(

The only good thing about no one being online at the moment is the fact that my DLs are still going relatively strong -- up to 6 k/sec at one point :)

Dissident
12-15-2002, 01:06 AM
Well, I thought that I could do the BB just thinking like the aliens. I wouldnt be deciding anything, just wondering who THEY would pick and stuff.

I mean, I wouldnt get hurt at any rate, but I cant speak for the others... :(

Dissident
12-15-2002, 01:07 AM
And 6k :eek:

I have one at 2.0 now and thats already grand! :D

TennisHack
12-15-2002, 01:10 AM
LOL, well, two songs are at 97% and neither are working right now :rolleyes: and I'm averaging 1 k/sec at the moment.

Dissident
12-15-2002, 01:20 AM
I have one at 1.5 and one with a million ? in it. lol

TennisHack
12-15-2002, 01:41 AM
Oh, I never get an estimated time :o;) I just kinda wing it off the % finished.

TennisHack
12-15-2002, 04:40 AM
Well, after taking a small trip down memory lane, I came across this gem again:

The original PMac & Cliffy suck as commentators thread (http://www.atpworld.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=760&perpage=40&pagenumber=1) :D

LOL, when GM was like this, it was tons of fun ;)

Goodnight, everyone :wavey:

Chloe le Bopper
12-15-2002, 04:51 AM
OMG Yes!

I start all the great threads :*proud* ;)

Layla
12-15-2002, 01:17 PM
Hi everyone! :wavey:

Don't mind me, I'm in a miserable mood. This morning I chipped my front tooth. :sad: I have no idea how it happened, but a chunk of my tooth fell off, but not at the bottom of the tooth, which I would sort of understand, but up there near the gums. As if I didn't have enough work to do, I'll have to go to the dentist tomorrow and I have no idea if the tooth can be saved at all. :sad: :sad: :sad: Damn it, it's my front tooth! :fiery: Well, not the first one, the second from the middle. I don't know the English term for it. :o I'm really scared, I don't want to lose it! :(

On top of that I had to co-entertain annoying visitors that showed up unannounced and then wouldn't leave for hours, preventing me from doing any work.

Ok, I'll stop bitching now. ;) I hope y'all are having a much better Sunday. :)

Layla
12-15-2002, 01:27 PM
Originally posted by TennisHack


I let it download all day and all night last night, and I only have 1 complete song :( I think I'm doing something wrong :( Last night it just cut off downloading, so when I woke up this morning I had to restart it -- and I had automatic DL selected :(:(:( I'm sooooooooooo jealous of you guys . . . but I thought there were 29 songs on the Pittsburgh concert? :confused:

The Last Stop is 6 min, 57 sec
The Dreaming Tree is 8 min, 48 sec full, or 8 min 15 sec without the added extra on the end of the song -- there are some interesting little filler pieces on the end of most songs on that album :)

Thanks for the info. :) I managed to find the right songs now. My version of The Dreaming Tree was cut short at 5:26. :confused:

I hear your downloading has improved a bit, hope you had more success later in the day. Yes, there are 29 songs. I meant that I downloaded the remaining 24 songs in one very lucky day. ;) The first 5 I downloaded the day before.

Layla
12-15-2002, 01:33 PM
Originally posted by Dissident

Yeah, 29 songs on the Pittsburgh one.
I guess Layla meant she had 20 something downloads in ONE day. :eek:

So, Layla you finished downloading, how does it sound??

I have another link to give you all btw. Let me find it...

Oh, I haven't even had the time to burn it yet, let alone listen to it. :( I'll listen to it as soon as I can afford a decent break. I don't want to listen to it while working, it would ruin it for me. ;)

Thanks for the Audioslave link. :bounce: I'll check it out later and I'll definitely download those live songs! :D

Layla
12-15-2002, 01:37 PM
Originally posted by Dissident
Yeah, it seems. Im boooored! :(
And i cant continue the Big Brother... I thought we could do some poll to vote the next to get out, and then I make the story?? :(

Maybe you could roll the dice, so it would be completely random and (hopefully) no one would be offended. But I wouldn't be hurt if I got voted off, so it's not a problem either way. ;)

Layla
12-15-2002, 01:46 PM
Some of my faves :D

http://www.weerez.com/pictures/rivers/rivers130.jpg

i'm in a...band...thersh like ththththree of you. stop it, stop moving. shtand thtill for a mminute. do you wanna...do you wanna, like, have sex or something? i a mushishan.

Layla
12-15-2002, 01:47 PM
http://www.weezer.com/karlscorner/022601tampaoutloud2.jpg

Rivers in thought: Heel...Toe...Heel...Toe....and we're strutting

Layla
12-15-2002, 01:48 PM
http://www.digitalpose.com/mbr/1/9972/p/127228_8944215538121910373_vl.jpg

pat: i'm so glad this is 1994 and it's cool to wear one's hat backwards!
rivers: um, i signed your cd...so maybe we could...go get a latté or something?...*pause*
ok or you can just leave and pretend i wasn't creepy and i'll just...um, stay here

Layla
12-15-2002, 01:55 PM
http://www.weezer.com/karlscorner/3/20020329photoshoot01.jpg

pat: i just...can't take it anymore! i'm 30-something years old and i'm reduced to playing second fiddle to some wack-job frontman in a rock band and riding scooters for entertainment. why can't i just grow up and find some meaning in my life? what if that's all there is? what if there is no higher truth? What if we are all just COGS IN THE MACHINE, HUH!??!?!?!

rivers: could you take your little existentialist quarter-life crisis elsewhere, mmkay? i'm trying to have cyber sex over here.

Layla
12-15-2002, 02:06 PM
http://www.imgstudio.com/imgphotos/2002/november/8/stamp_original/110820021175567.jpg

Rivers: YOU GUYS WERE THE BEST AUD..*lights turn on*

aww shit

Layla
12-15-2002, 02:16 PM
Ok, last one. :o

http://www.weezer.com/karlscorner/13/20020826london27big.jpg

Brian: Hey are you sure this is our band?

Pat: I'm pretty sure, they have the setlist so it must be....I *think* the blonde guy is the new bassist, I give him 2 weeks


Explanation: the guys at the extreme left and right are Weezer (Pat left and Brian right) and the guys in the middle are, well... not.

Emma, is that Wes? :eek: :eek: :eek:

Leo7
12-15-2002, 02:18 PM
:wavey: howdy folks. anyone here?

i just put up my Christmas tree last night with all the lights. it looks so beautiful. :D we're gonna decorate with ornaments tonite when my sister gets home from college.. she's off now for a while. :)

Leo7
12-15-2002, 02:19 PM
lol @ Layla. someone's got a star crush. ;)

Leo7
12-15-2002, 02:21 PM
now i'm off to check out some of those movies :D

Lee
12-15-2002, 04:04 PM
Good morning!

I will be in invisible mode for a while. There are many things going on and I don't want to post for the time being. I will still come to check the threads (esp. the great productions these days).

Good days to all you guys here and may be an early Merry Christmas.

Layla
12-15-2002, 04:06 PM
Hi Leo! :wavey:

Yeah, I admitted as much. :o ;)

Hmmm, this is very strange. Hitman or someone else, the 5 Pearl Jam songs I downloaded the first day, before I installed Get Right, are mysteriously in MPEG format. I don't know much about this format, so please help me out. My cd-burning software doesn't recognize this format. :( Is there any way I can convert it to MP3, or should I just download those 5 songs again?

Signed: Clueless :o :o :o

Layla
12-15-2002, 04:14 PM
Hi Lee! :wavey:

That's not good news. :sad: I hope those things that are going on are at least pleasant, and not something serious. But like I said to Vera, please PM me if you ever feel the need to talk. Do come back as soon as you can though! We'll all miss you very much! :(

Merry Christmas if we don't talk to each other sooner (but I hope that's not the case).

Have wonderful holidays! :wavey:

TennisHack
12-15-2002, 04:59 PM
Hallo, everyone! :wavey:

I'm probably doing what every college student shouldn't -- my laundry right before break :o:o:o But it was the only way I could think of to get my videos home with me, and I didn't want to pack my precious tennis tapes amidst dirty laundry :(

Originally posted by Rebecca
OMG Yes!

I start all the great threads :*proud* ;)

LOL, yes, that one was a classic. Maybe that's it -- maybe you should be creating more threads in GM. It's totally dissolved into crap right now.

TennisHack
12-15-2002, 05:03 PM
Originally posted by Layla
I'm really scared, I don't want to lose it! :(

:wavey: Hi, Layla! I can't believe we just missed each other :( It seems like we haven't chatted for days :(

I hope you don't lose your tooth, either! :( That's weird that you don't know how you did it. Must've been a violent dream ;) Hopefully something can be done about it.

TennisHack
12-15-2002, 05:06 PM
Originally posted by Layla
Thanks for the info. :) I managed to find the right songs now. My version of The Dreaming Tree was cut short at 5:26. :confused:

I hear your downloading has improved a bit, hope you had more success later in the day. Yes, there are 29 songs. I meant that I downloaded the remaining 24 songs in one very lucky day. ;) The first 5 I downloaded the day before.

That might have been some weird radio edit. Hahaha, that's the only way songs from that album were played on the radio, and they truncated them in weird ways, usually by taking out the long instrumentals in the middle :(

And as for downloading, well, those 3 songs are still sitting at over 90% done :rolleyes: so I'm hoping for another surge this afternoon or something. I really really really want to get them all downloaded before I go home and lose my beautiful ultra-fast connection (and all day connection, too).

TennisHack
12-15-2002, 05:08 PM
Originally posted by Layla

Maybe you could roll the dice, so it would be completely random and (hopefully) no one would be offended. But I wouldn't be hurt if I got voted off, so it's not a problem either way. ;)

I think it should be your decision, too, hitman. I was in a bit of an emotional state last night, so everyone should pretty much disregard what I said anyway ;)

My feelings won't be hurt if I'm the unlucky one.

Dissident
12-15-2002, 05:09 PM
Originally posted by Layla


Maybe you could roll the dice, so it would be completely random and (hopefully) no one would be offended. But I wouldn't be hurt if I got voted off, so it's not a problem either way. ;)

:eek:
Such a simple and genious idea. LOL! Thats what Im gonna do.
Ive been melting my brain cells all these days... :o
Thanks!

TennisHack
12-15-2002, 05:09 PM
Originally posted by Layla
http://www.weezer.com/karlscorner/022601tampaoutloud2.jpg

Rivers in thought: Heel...Toe...Heel...Toe....and we're strutting

LOL!! This was one of my faves, too ;)

Dissident
12-15-2002, 05:10 PM
Originally posted by Lee
Good morning!

I will be in invisible mode for a while. There are many things going on and I don't want to post for the time being. I will still come to check the threads (esp. the great productions these days).

Good days to all you guys here and may be an early Merry Christmas.

:sad:
Send me a pm if you need to talk, please!
I hope it all gets solved, really.
You will be missed. *hug* for you and Vince and the rest of your family.
And Merry Christmas if you dont come back till then :(

TennisHack
12-15-2002, 05:11 PM
:wavey: Hi, hitman!

Dissident
12-15-2002, 05:13 PM
Originally posted by Layla
Hi Leo! :wavey:

Yeah, I admitted as much. :o ;)

Hmmm, this is very strange. Hitman or someone else, the 5 Pearl Jam songs I downloaded the first day, before I installed Get Right, are mysteriously in MPEG format. I don't know much about this format, so please help me out. My cd-burning software doesn't recognize this format. :( Is there any way I can convert it to MP3, or should I just download those 5 songs again?

Signed: Clueless :o :o :o

mpeg? :confused:
Ouch, that doesnt make any sense... :eek:
Its another format, but its usually used for videos. I dunno if it can hold songs as well.
Anyway, something went wrong, yes. I suggest you download them again, as my files are all mp3. :(

Dissident
12-15-2002, 05:15 PM
Originally posted by TennisHack

LOL, yes, that one was a classic. Maybe that's it -- maybe you should be creating more threads in GM. It's totally dissolved into crap right now.

Oh pfff, Hackie! GM is brilliant right now!!
What do you want more than discussing Andick´s Dy, I mean... :o or Marat´s underwear.
Oh, and everyone know that Lleyton... :rolleyes:

Alright, I AM joking. :p

Dissident
12-15-2002, 05:18 PM
Hello Hackie! :wavey:
How are you today?



And Im sad for Layla´s tooth too... That sucks! :(
I hope it gets fixed.
And as Hackie said, I wonder what you did during your stay on Dreamland! :eek: ;)

TennisHack
12-15-2002, 05:18 PM
Originally posted by Lee
I will be in invisible mode for a while. There are many things going on and I don't want to post for the time being. I will still come to check the threads (esp. the great productions these days).

Good days to all you guys here and may be an early Merry Christmas.

Well, just like all the others, please feel free to PM me if you need to talk :) I hope there's nothing seriously bad going on :( and that it's just the usual holiday busyness. Hopefully we will get to chat before Christmas :eek: but if not, many happy holidays to you and yours! *hug* :)

TennisHack
12-15-2002, 05:22 PM
Originally posted by Dissident
Hello Hackie! :wavey:
How are you today?

Ugh, the board is moving reaaaaaally slow all of a sudden :eek:

I'm pretty good, and you? My day will be relatively busy as I prepare to leave. Tomorrow will be spent mainly on studying for my last exam (with plenty of study breaks ;)) and since I have to leave really early on Tuesday, I'm going to start packing and cleaning and all that other stuff today. No boredom for me :D

TennisHack
12-15-2002, 05:26 PM
Hmm, server overload at the moment :( Just checked and all of my completed songs (hahahaha, all 5 of them) are MP3's, so I don't know what happened, Layla :confused:

Dissident
12-15-2002, 05:32 PM
Great to know you´re better Hackie! :D
And no boredom today. Not here either. :)
I can finally work on the next chapter of the BB.
I got two dice and did a very fair "luck contest".

TennisHack
12-15-2002, 05:41 PM
Ooooooh, can't wait to see what's next in our story! :D

Dissident
12-15-2002, 06:00 PM
Ill post in a sec. :D
lol

Chloe le Bopper
12-15-2002, 06:43 PM
Maybe that's it -- maybe you should be creating more threads in GM. It's totally dissolved into crap right now.

That's a thought. But last time I spent a good chunk of my time putting together some stats on two players in order to form a meaningful comparison, it promptly died.

But I might brainstorm a little and try this one again.

By the way guys, I haven't watched any of the movies since the first three yet :o I shall go do that now :D

TennisHack
12-15-2002, 06:45 PM
You'll like them -- you've changed :eek:

TennisHack
12-15-2002, 06:54 PM
EVERYBODY CHECK MRS. B'S THREAD!!!

:bounce::bounce::bounce::bounce::bounce:

Layla
12-15-2002, 07:19 PM
Originally posted by TennisHack


:wavey: Hi, Layla! I can't believe we just missed each other :( It seems like we haven't chatted for days :(

I hope you don't lose your tooth, either! :( That's weird that you don't know how you did it. Must've been a violent dream ;) Hopefully something can be done about it.

Hi TH! :wavey:

I'm here now for a bit, but it's true, we keep missing each other. :( I usually find some time in the early afternoon, but then I can't get away from work until very late at night, but hopefully this will change towards the end of this week, depending on the tooth situation.

Violent dream heh? I can't imagine what that would be, I was dreaming of Rivers like every night. :angel: Maybe I was biting the computer because I couldn't figure out the password to riverscuomo.com. ;) ;)

TennisHack
12-15-2002, 07:27 PM
Originally posted by Layla

Hi TH! :wavey:

I'm here now for a bit, but it's true, we keep missing each other. :( I usually find some time in the early afternoon, but then I can't get away from work until very late at night, but hopefully this will change towards the end of this week, depending on the tooth situation.

Violent dream heh? I can't imagine what that would be, I was dreaming of Rivers like every night. :angel: Maybe I was biting the computer because I couldn't figure out the password to riverscuomo.com. ;) ;)

:eek: You mean . . . we're here at the same time?! :eek: ;)

I'm working some more on my website at the moment, so I'll be around for awhile.

LOL!! Last night I dreamed about my Finnish angel, Jarkko :angel: I now have a huge picture of him up on my wall, this one:

http://www.jarkkonieminen.net/uk/gallery/gallery2/images/jnieminen14.jpg

Perhaps that's why I'm in such a good mood today :)

Layla
12-15-2002, 07:31 PM
Amazing isn't it! :eek: :eek:

Hehe, that's a good dream. But it reminds me, I should check out your new movie, the one that didn't work yesterday.

Let me just respond to Hitman's post first.

Layla
12-15-2002, 07:34 PM
Originally posted by Dissident


:eek:
Such a simple and genious idea. LOL! Thats what Im gonna do.
Ive been melting my brain cells all these days... :o
Thanks!

Hi Hitman! :wavey:

LOL! You're welcome. :)

Layla
12-15-2002, 07:37 PM
Originally posted by Dissident


mpeg? :confused:
Ouch, that doesnt make any sense... :eek:
Its another format, but its usually used for videos. I dunno if it can hold songs as well.
Anyway, something went wrong, yes. I suggest you download them again, as my files are all mp3. :(

It's a video format? :confused: Now I'm really confused, because I can listen to them on Real Player like a normal song. The rest of the songs (24), the ones that I downloaded with Get Right, are all mp3, so that's cool. I'll download them again but I can't get into the site today. :(

TennisHack
12-15-2002, 07:39 PM
Layla, yer box is full :(

TennisHack
12-15-2002, 07:40 PM
Originally posted by Layla

I'll download them again but I can't get into the site today. :(

Yeah, my songs are moving reeeeeeeeaaaaaaaaaaally slowly today :( None have finished, because the ones that are on the brink are the ones I can't connect to! :mad: :(

Layla
12-15-2002, 07:40 PM
Originally posted by TennisHack
Layla, yer box is full :(

It is? :sad: Ok, I'll go clean it right now. Sorry about that. :o

TennisHack
12-15-2002, 08:16 PM
:( Methinks Sunday is not a good day to download music :(

Layla
12-15-2002, 08:21 PM
Originally posted by Rebecca


That's a thought. But last time I spent a good chunk of my time putting together some stats on two players in order to form a meaningful comparison, it promptly died.

But I might brainstorm a little and try this one again.

By the way guys, I haven't watched any of the movies since the first three yet :o I shall go do that now :D

Hi Becca! :wavey:

You should definitely make more GM threads. :D Only let me know here first, because I hardly ever go there these days. ;) It's become a filthy and boring place. I can understand one or two threads about errr... private parts, but when all of the threads on one page concern the same topic, it's ridiculous.

Oh and you're gonna love the movies. :D

Layla
12-15-2002, 08:22 PM
Originally posted by TennisHack
:( Methinks Sunday is not a good day to download music :(

Yeah, I would've guessed as much. I still can't get into the site. Methinks it will be a long time yet before I burn this particular cd. :(

ILR
12-15-2002, 08:30 PM
Hi guys :wavey:

TennisHack
12-15-2002, 08:33 PM
Hey, ILR :wavey:

How've you been?

ILR
12-15-2002, 08:34 PM
Hi,Im OK I had my dinner at a pub heh heh and had a lovely lie in this morning.:) quite a nice relaxing day :) how about you?

TennisHack
12-15-2002, 08:36 PM
Oh, the same. I've started cleaning and packing for my trek home ;), and have been doing a little business for my website. Not much going on here, really.

ILR
12-15-2002, 08:38 PM
Oh so Ive come at a quiet time?;)

RogiFan
12-15-2002, 08:41 PM
:) Hi ILR!!

I haven't had a pub lunch for ages!! I must hit the pubs in my neighbourhood -- they're mostly Irish and Scottish!!

Any more movies from you? I've caught up w all of them so far exc. Diss' character changes.

I'm in the middle of baking yummy Christmas cookies so I have to run -- I'll be back later!

Bye! :p

Diss: wanted to ask what city you live in. Is it on the coast? I didn't realize that you were 3 hrs ahead of us -- interesting.

TennisHack
12-15-2002, 08:43 PM
LOL, well, relatively quiet ;)

:wavey: Hi, RF! Glad you've enjoyed the films so far :)

ILR
12-15-2002, 08:43 PM
Hi RF :wavey:

mmm yes I have had a nice sunday roast!:lick: and Layla,that piccie is indeed Wes!Not looking his best on that one!;)

Layla
12-15-2002, 08:50 PM
Hi Emma and RF! :wavey:

I don't know, he looks fine to me Emma. ;) Hmmm, I wonder what Wes was doing with Weezer! :eek: Do you know the other guy in the middle, next to Wes? Is he from Puddle of Mudd?

ILR
12-15-2002, 08:55 PM
Hi Layla :wavey:

No its not one of the other POM guys,I dont know why he was with them.Ive seen him look better ;) mind you,you cant see all of his face! :p

TennisHack
12-15-2002, 09:00 PM
So *THAT'S* the Wes of which you speak!

I guess you have this thing for long hair? ;)

Layla
12-15-2002, 09:02 PM
Originally posted by IluvRogi

...mind you,you cant see all of his face! :p

That and the fact that he's hanging out with Weezer (they must be worlds apart) and that nobody mentioned it was the guy from Puddle of Mudd on the board, made me doubt what I saw. ;) But yeah, I suppose that's him holding the setlist. Maybe he used to be a roadie for Weezer or something like that. :D

TennisHack
12-15-2002, 09:03 PM
Or maybe they played a festival together or something?

Or maybe Wes is a closet emo-head :D

ILR
12-15-2002, 09:06 PM
lol i dont know if he was,but it is certainly Wes :)

Layla
12-15-2002, 09:07 PM
Originally posted by TennisHack

Or maybe Wes is a closet emo-head :D

Oh yeah, I'd believe that. You can't get much more emo than with lyrics like "she f****** hates me". I'm not being sarcastic either. :p

I just love the video for Control. When he riches in and throws the keys into the puddle of mud, and then walks away with a giant smirk on his face - that's just classic. I think it's safe to say he has issues with women. ;)

ILR
12-15-2002, 09:13 PM
lol yes!He throws the keys away!hee hee take that!Well he does have such a cute son Jordan

TennisHack
12-15-2002, 09:15 PM
All right, I'll confess, I do like their videos. "Control" and "Blurry" at the only ones I can remember at the moment, and both were very heart-wrenching -- perhaps they can be classified as emo-rock? The next generation, along with Staind, maybe.

TennisHack
12-15-2002, 09:18 PM
:( It's stopped downloading completely :(:(:(

TennisHack
12-15-2002, 09:22 PM
Well, I'm off to dinner.

When I come back I'll continue my film series :) LOL, I feel bad because I should be working on the story but I'm fresh out of ideas . . . plus I've had twice as many installments as Layla :o

I'll see you guys later!! :wavey:

ILR
12-15-2002, 09:22 PM
Blurry is so deep,the lyrics are great and it is about his son who is in the video and is soooooooo cute :)

ILR
12-15-2002, 09:23 PM
Bye Hackie :wavey:

Layla
12-15-2002, 09:33 PM
Bye TH! :wavey: Bon apetite!

Yeah, Blurry in particular made me cry for some reason. :( Funny because I almost never cry during MTV videos. :p But seriously that is a very disturbing and moving video and song. I didn't realize that is his son in the video! :eek:

TH, you have twice as many installments as me? :eek: Now I'm really ashamed of myself. :o :o :o

Oh, btw, you're not gonna believe this. Coldplay is on MTV, doing a concert and Chris is sitting at his piano singing "it's getting hot in here, so take off all your clothes" in a really mellow and sad voice! :eek: How weird is that! :D

ILR
12-15-2002, 09:37 PM
lol Layla that is indeed his son :) isnt he lovely?And it is very weird but its a bit like Travis singing Britneys "hit me baby one more time " I think it was.

Layla
12-15-2002, 09:50 PM
Yeah he's adorable! :)

Errr, I hate to leave you but I have to go to bed. I need to get up very early tomorrow so I can go to the dentist. :sad:

Goodnight everyone! Sweet dreams! :wavey:

ILR
12-15-2002, 09:54 PM
eww dentist.Mind you my dentist is quite nice.Friendly I mean ;) sorry to hear about your tooth :( goodnight :wavey:

Chloe le Bopper
12-15-2002, 11:11 PM
I certaintly did enjoy the movies that I saw :D I will watch them all soooonnn - tonight or tomorrow. I'm not very attentive, and it's hard to watch those and multi task, so i will have to watch them in bunches I think :bounce:

ANyhow - about general messages - I seriously think/wish they would create a 'pervs are us' forum (maybe with a better title) where all that crap could go. I can deal with "hottie lists" and what not, but when they are comparing certain body parts in about 23413242 different threads it's just TOO much *sigh* I mean really - have people not learned to contain their thoughts yet? I'm not perfect, I have impure thoughts as well on occasion - but excuse me for being normal aand containing them like other restrained human beings!

Okay, that is my rant for today ;)

Good luck with the tooth Layla - i'm sure it will be fine.

Dissident
12-15-2002, 11:16 PM
Originally posted by Layla


It's a video format? :confused: Now I'm really confused, because I can listen to them on Real Player like a normal song. The rest of the songs (24), the ones that I downloaded with Get Right, are all mp3, so that's cool. I'll download them again but I can't get into the site today. :(

The site is screwed today... :(
Mpeg is usually used for videos, what doesnt mean its used ONLY for video.
Did you try just renaming it? Changing it from .mpeg to .mp3?? Maybe it was just an error or something? I dont really know
Maybe its safer to just do it again. :p

Dissident
12-15-2002, 11:19 PM
Originally posted by Layla


Yeah, I would've guessed as much. I still can't get into the site. Methinks it will be a long time yet before I burn this particular cd. :(

Methinks yousa making fun of Jar Jar Binks. :mad:

:p

Dissident
12-15-2002, 11:21 PM
Originally posted by RogiFan

Diss: wanted to ask what city you live in. Is it on the coast? I didn't realize that you were 3 hrs ahead of us -- interesting.

I live in Porto Alegre. Its not on the coast. :sad:
Its a pretty cool city, one of the state capitals and stuff.
Why?

Dissident
12-15-2002, 11:28 PM
Its been some time since I last posted lyrics, so Ill do it today. ;)

RELEASE

I see the world. Feel the chill.
Which way to go? Windowsill.
I see the words on a rocking horse of time.
I see the verse in the rain.

Oh, dear dad can you see me now?
I am myself like you somehow.
I'll ride the wave where it takes me.
I'll hold the pain. Release me.

Oh, dear dad can you see me now?
I am myself like you somehow.
I'll wait up in the dark for you to speak to me.
How I've opened up. Release me.
Release me. Release me dad. Release me.

TennisHack
12-15-2002, 11:33 PM
:wavey: anyone here?

TennisHack
12-15-2002, 11:35 PM
Originally posted by Layla
TH, you have twice as many installments as me? :eek: Now I'm really ashamed of myself. :o :o :o

Oh, btw, you're not gonna believe this. Coldplay is on MTV, doing a concert and Chris is sitting at his piano singing "it's getting hot in here, so take off all your clothes" in a really mellow and sad voice! :eek: How weird is that! :D

Chris :hearts::hearts: LOL, hard to believe but that just goes to show the power some people have . . .

TennisHack
12-15-2002, 11:37 PM
Originally posted by Dissident
Methinks yousa making fun of Jar Jar Binks. :mad:

:p

:o Actually, I talk like that.

TennisHack
12-16-2002, 12:10 AM
My files are moving at warp speed ( 8 k/sec :eek: ) so plug in NOW!

Dissident
12-16-2002, 12:45 AM
8 k?? :eek:

I have one running at 0.9 :(

TennisHack
12-16-2002, 12:51 AM
Mwha, well no longer are we moving at 8 k over here, just a measily 1 k. But those few files that were on the brink have now finished (thank GOD!!) though I don't have hope that I'll finish this before I have to leave :(

Dissident
12-16-2002, 12:57 AM
Well, at least they are moving now... :(

You leave and then come back when?

TennisHack
12-16-2002, 12:59 AM
I'm leaving bright and early Tuesday morning, but will have access while I'm at home. I return to school in mid-January.

Dissident
12-16-2002, 01:05 AM
Well, maybe you can pull a Layla tomorrow and it will all be solved... ;)

TennisHack
12-16-2002, 01:20 AM
:eek: Maybe . . . I do have 22 songs left . . . .

TennisHack
12-16-2002, 03:37 AM
:wavey: Goodnight, thread!

Chloe le Bopper
12-16-2002, 04:08 AM
So I took your suggestion TH, and posted two threads.

ONe is about Schalken, the other is just stats about the tournaments per surface breakdown.

Neither are controversial, neither have half naked men, both took some time, and both will die immediately because hardly anyone on this message board gives an ass about anything either than ass anymore.

*sigh*

Layla
12-16-2002, 12:37 PM
Hi everyone! :wavey:

My wonderful dentist fixed my tooth! :bounce: :bounce: :bounce: That's such a relief for me. *phew* I worry about my teeth a lot, because they're crap. I have so many fillings. :( Aaah, nevermind, still holding on to that particular tooth. :D Thank you everyone who wished me luck with the tooth problem. :)

I just wanted to share my glee. ;) Now I have to make myself some lunch (I'm starving) and then bury myself in work again.

Layla
12-16-2002, 12:40 PM
Originally posted by Dissident


The site is screwed today... :(
Mpeg is usually used for videos, what doesnt mean its used ONLY for video.
Did you try just renaming it? Changing it from .mpeg to .mp3?? Maybe it was just an error or something? I dont really know
Maybe its safer to just do it again. :p

Hmmm, I still can't get into the site, so more patience is required. :(

I don't know how to rename the file. I can only change its name, no the tag. I think I will have to download them again, if I can only find the key to that damn site. :p No offense to the site, it's a splendid site. :D

Layla
12-16-2002, 12:47 PM
Originally posted by Dissident


Methinks yousa making fun of Jar Jar Binks. :mad:

:p

Errr, my first reaction was a big huh? Who's that? Then I checked on the internet and realized he's a character from the new Star Wars movies which I haven't seen yet. I have the first episode taped but I just can't bring myself to watch it. I was a huge fan of the original Star Wars movies mind you. But the trailers were sooooo boring and disappointing that I'm not sure I'm gonna like the movies.

Anyway, I wasn't making fun of anyone LOL. That's how I talk sometimes. ;)

Layla
12-16-2002, 12:49 PM
Originally posted by Rebecca
So I took your suggestion TH, and posted two threads.

ONe is about Schalken, the other is just stats about the tournaments per surface breakdown.

Neither are controversial, neither have half naked men, both took some time, and both will die immediately because hardly anyone on this message board gives an ass about anything either than ass anymore.

*sigh*

Great! :bounce:

I mean great that you posted two new threads, not that they will be ignored, which I doubt will happen. ;)

I'll check them out later.

ILR
12-16-2002, 02:22 PM
Hi everyone or no-one as it seems!:wavey:

Well anyway,Layla you like Linkin Park right?Well have you ever watched Linkin Park:A Hybrid Odyssey?Its like a behind the scenes thing at their concerts.Its really good and its on MTV.They are quite funny and such nice people,they are great with their fans.

Anyway I went xmas shopping again adn spent lots of money!:eek: nearly all I have!

TennisHack
12-16-2002, 04:30 PM
:wavey: Hallo, thread!

I see no one is around :( but maybe that's a sign from above that I should be studying instead of reading my boards, LOL ;) One more exam tonight, then I leave tomorrow :eek: So hard to believe the semester has flown by and it's already December :eek::eek:

Also hard to believe that most of us have known each other for six months now :eek: It doesn't seem like its been that long -- or does it seem longer, since we talk almost every day?

Ah, me, waxing philosophical :rolleyes: Well, I'll reply to what's here and be on my way for another few hours!

TennisHack
12-16-2002, 04:31 PM
Originally posted by Layla
My wonderful dentist fixed my tooth! :bounce: :bounce: :bounce: That's such a relief for me. *phew* I worry about my teeth a lot, because they're crap. I have so many fillings. :( Aaah, nevermind, still holding on to that particular tooth. :D Thank you everyone who wished me luck with the tooth problem. :)

:bounce::bounce::bounce: YAY!!!! I'm relieved for you, too :) Now that's the way to start off a week, on a good note ;)

TennisHack
12-16-2002, 04:32 PM
Originally posted by Rebecca
So I took your suggestion TH, and posted two threads.

ONe is about Schalken, the other is just stats about the tournaments per surface breakdown.

Neither are controversial, neither have half naked men, both took some time, and both will die immediately because hardly anyone on this message board gives an ass about anything either than ass anymore.

*sigh*

Well, I replied to one of them, and am still trying to make up my mind about Schalken and not sound like an idiot when I post :o It's been a long time for me & GM.

Chloe le Bopper
12-16-2002, 06:52 PM
THanks TH :) Your contribution is appreciated.

The Schalken thread is pretty random. I just wanted to do something on someone that we never talk about.

IN fact I stumbled upon his weird stats accidentally.

TennisHack
12-16-2002, 07:27 PM
Well, it looks like me and this concert were not meant to be :( I haven't been able to connect to the server all day. I just keep pushing automatic download over and over and over . . . .

Lee
12-16-2002, 08:02 PM
http://photo.eastday.com/epublish/gb/paper5/20021216/class000500004/image/img844370_1.jpg

Emma, sorry about Liverpool's lost.

ILR
12-16-2002, 08:05 PM
Hi Lee :wavey:

:(:(:( sad time :( They are on such a low :(:( It must end soon sometime I guess

Vera
12-16-2002, 08:06 PM
Hi guys :wavey:

Hope everyone has a good day.

Didn't read much of the past post so I'm not sure what's going on. But I'm sorry that Layla has to suffer that tooth problem. I feel you, gal. I had all my 3 front teeth chipped at various occasion. So I can understand the fear of losing a tooth, especially a front one. I'm glad your dentist were able to help save them, hope you feel better now.

And Hackie, good luck to your last exam. :)

Wow, you guys sounded having a lot of fun downloading like crazy. I still haven't get my soundcard fixed. My friend came over to help but he still couldn't figure out which driver is required, too damn many to choose and he opened the tower box without being able to find the brand of my soundcard. This is getting so frustrating.

And then my cooking range were on fire the other day. The element broke so when I tried to turn it on, it caught a little fire. Luckily, I survived.

I had my share of bad luck in one week. Yesterday, I suffered a severe stomach ache, some food poisoning. AHHHHHHHHHH, just want to scream. Hope I get better luck next year. :(

Now, I have to go look for the part to fix my stove so that it will work when the X'mas cooking begins. Enough of me rant.

Hey, Becca, I like your tourney stats, wherever you find them. Just meant to look up exactly how many weeks of clay tourney in a year cos that's what it really came down to. Maybe later when I solve my stove problem.

Okay. Bye for now. :wavey:

TennisHack
12-16-2002, 08:10 PM
Wow, Vera, sounds like you've had a tough week :( **many many hugs and hopes for it to get better from here**

:)

ILR
12-16-2002, 08:10 PM
Hiya Vera!:wavey: and bye!

nice to hear from you again.:) and Lee,are you invisible?:eek::p

ILR
12-16-2002, 08:12 PM
My mum had food poisioning.Salmonella.It sucks.Poor you :(

ILR
12-16-2002, 08:18 PM
lol RF,to answer your question in the other thread,It is cold and it has been raining today.Spending my money,I know,but I feel like a great daughter!:p we bought this for mum :D she liked it so we got it her,as a suprise of course!

http://scentagious.com/ggiorgio.jpg

TennisHack
12-16-2002, 08:47 PM
Well, I have been vainly searching for the perfect PJ song to send myself out with, but alas, no luck. Perhaps I could send hitman on a search for me? ;)

I'll be back later, after my exam :wavey:

Layla
12-16-2002, 08:52 PM
Howdy folks! :wavey:

Still working, but I came to say hi anyway. ;)

Goodluck with your last exam of the semester, TH! :D

The Pearl Jam site hasn't been working for me either. :( I did manage to get a song going, but ever so slowly. Argh, it'll never be finished!

Layla
12-16-2002, 08:54 PM
Originally posted by IluvRogi
Hi everyone or no-one as it seems!:wavey:

Well anyway,Layla you like Linkin Park right?Well have you ever watched Linkin Park:A Hybrid Odyssey?Its like a behind the scenes thing at their concerts.Its really good and its on MTV.They are quite funny and such nice people,they are great with their fans.


No, I haven't. When was that? :confused: I often have MTV switched on (but usually the sound is turned off ;) I'm only waiting for decent songs to turn it back on). How long is it?

I've heard an interview once and they did indeed sound like nice guys. :)

ILR
12-16-2002, 08:56 PM
yes they are lovely people :) and so funny!very down to earth.This was on this afternoon,3pm my time but it has been on before

RogiFan
12-16-2002, 08:56 PM
:) Vera, sorry to hear about your lousy week! Sometimes everything happens at once -- well, usually it does! Funny, I too almost had a fire on my stove a couple of weeks ago when I turned on the element, it caught fire but I managed to extinguish it without an extinguisher!! But it still doesn't work, as do many things in my place -- all my lights are burning out inside and out -- very safe! [and there are weirdos out there now... ] Some days I feel like leaving all this behind for a simple quiet life...

Anyway, hope things are getting better for you -- it's a real drag when they don't.

I got a nice surprise in the mail today [I already mentioned this to ILR.] -- enough to put a smile on your face ALL year!! ;)

Layla
12-16-2002, 09:01 PM
Originally posted by TennisHack
:wavey: Hallo, thread!

Also hard to believe that most of us have known each other for six months now :eek: It doesn't seem like its been that long -- or does it seem longer, since we talk almost every day?

Ah, me, waxing philosophical :rolleyes: Well, I'll reply to what's here and be on my way for another few hours!

Hmmm, seems longer to me. For instance, I can't believe there are certain things we've never done together, like watch Roland Garros! :eek: I feel like we've known each other forever. :D And that's a good thing of course. ;)

ILR
12-16-2002, 09:04 PM
we do seem to have known each other for ages!:eek: :) its fun though :) You did RF?:o:o

Layla
12-16-2002, 09:06 PM
Originally posted by TennisHack
Well, it looks like me and this concert were not meant to be :( I haven't been able to connect to the server all day. I just keep pushing automatic download over and over and over . . . .

Hmmm, I try reconnecting them one by one, because sometimes one will obey and the rest will still resist. But I do this all day. I got all 5 missing songs on the download but only one is connected at a time.

Layla
12-16-2002, 09:08 PM
Originally posted by IluvRogi
lol RF,to answer your question in the other thread,It is cold and it has been raining today.Spending my money,I know,but I feel like a great daughter!:p we bought this for mum :D she liked it so we got it her,as a suprise of course!

http://scentagious.com/ggiorgio.jpg

Wow! I'm impressed! :eek: You should feel like a great daughter, because you are. :) You're much better at this daughter thing than me. :o

RogiFan
12-16-2002, 09:08 PM
Originally posted by IluvRogi
we do seem to have known each other for ages!:eek: :) its fun though :) You did RF?:o:o

yep i did but on the wrong thread!!

so is your beloved liverpool at the bottom of the english premier league as well? i thought i saw sth about it on bbc news the other day

so when's the next uefa matches? not next week?! i see ronaldo got some golden soccer ball award in paris?

;)

Layla
12-16-2002, 09:11 PM
Originally posted by IluvRogi
yes they are lovely people :) and so funny!very down to earth.This was on this afternoon,3pm my time but it has been on before

Hmmm, I seem to remember finding out we have different MTV's or something, because I can't remember seeing that on the schedule. I've been checking the schedules these days in the hope that I will find some Weezer stuff, but no such luck. :(

However, on VH1 Europe, there will be half an hour of Weezer's greatest hits on Thursday, so I'll be ready with my tape in hand (or rather in the VCR). :D

ILR
12-16-2002, 09:11 PM
awww thanks Layla,my mum has had a hard year :( No no RF!Not bottom!5th,which for a club like us is like being bottom :( Yes Ronaldo won the Ballon D'or

ILR
12-16-2002, 09:14 PM
next Jan I think RF.Yes we do seem to have a different MTV schedule,but if it is ever on,do watch it!:) Also, I have seen the drift video :) Wes looks great and I remember thinking that one of the guitarists didnt look too bad either!

Layla
12-16-2002, 09:14 PM
Originally posted by RogiFan

I got a nice surprise in the mail today [I already mentioned this to ILR.] -- enough to put a smile on your face ALL year!! ;)

A whole year?!? :eek: Sounds intriguing. ;) I wonder what could make you smile for such a long time.

ILR
12-16-2002, 09:17 PM
READ PM LEO!!! apparently you dont ;)

RogiFan
12-16-2002, 09:17 PM
Originally posted by Layla


A whole year?!? :eek: Sounds intriguing. ;) I wonder what could make you smile for such a long time.

You may well wonder...! :drool: Sth ILR w/like to smile at too!

Well, I have to go now... dinner and baking more cookies in the shape of stars, hearts, snowmen, cats, bears...!!

I didn't have a chance to wish Hackie good luck on her exam!

See you guys later!

Leo7
12-16-2002, 09:18 PM
:wavey: hey guys.

question: what does "read om leo" mean? :confused:

ILR
12-16-2002, 09:19 PM
you know,are you sure you told me????:eek: :p Im kind of suprised and interested that I dont know what it is!(which thread?) I have to go in a minute anyway aswell :wavey:

ILR
12-16-2002, 09:19 PM
Originally posted by Leo7
:wavey: hey guys.

question: what does "read om leo" mean? :confused:

edited ;)

Leo7
12-16-2002, 09:21 PM
oh, it's "read pm leo". i understand now, luv. :) :kiss:

ILR
12-16-2002, 09:23 PM
lol ;) I thought no one had seen it,I edited it straight away!You must be very quick!

Layla
12-16-2002, 09:27 PM
Great to see you Vera! :wavey:

But sorry to hear about all your misfortunes. There are times when everything seems to go wrong. But that only means that you did indeed have your share of bad luck and it should be nothing but smooth sailing from now on. ;) *hugs*

My tooth seems to be ok for now, but it did give me quite a scare. I would hate to lose a front tooth, I'm unattractive enough as it is. :p Did you manage to save all of yours?

Anyway, here's a nice pic of Juanqui to cheer you up. ;) That's a cure for everything.

http://www.iespana.es/ferrero/fotos/02/92.jpg

ILR
12-16-2002, 09:28 PM
have to go now goonight!:wavey:

Leo7
12-16-2002, 09:30 PM
lol i am very quick, luv :kiss: goodnight :wavey:

btw, you have a pm waiting for you ;)

Leo7
12-16-2002, 09:33 PM
hey this thread has almost reached 1,000 pages! i think that's a good reason for a celebration! :bounce: :D

Layla
12-16-2002, 09:38 PM
Goodnight Emma and RogiFan! :wavey:

Hi Leo! :wavey:

Unfortunately, i have to say goodnight too. :( I still have some work to do before I hit the sack!

Night night! :wavey:

Leo7
12-16-2002, 09:40 PM
:wavey: Layla! sweet dreams hunnie!

i think i'll go check out all the new movies in the other thread.. :D

Chloe le Bopper
12-16-2002, 10:23 PM
Vera - sorry that things have not been going your way, but I'm glad to hear you are fighting through it all somehow :) Good luck, and take care! It is nice to hear from you every now and then at least - better than not at all.

Hey, Becca, I like your tourney stats, wherever you find them. Just meant to look up exactly how many weeks of clay tourney in a year cos that's what it really came down to

ooh I hadn't thought to break it up into weeks! I will add this to that thread later this evening! I will break it up into weeks, and then into percentages of the season.

Thanks for the idea!

TennisHack
12-17-2002, 12:50 AM
:wavey: Anybody here?

Dissident
12-17-2002, 12:55 AM
Originally posted by Layla
Hi everyone! :wavey:

My wonderful dentist fixed my tooth! :bounce: :bounce: :bounce: That's such a relief for me. *phew* I worry about my teeth a lot, because they're crap. I have so many fillings. :( Aaah, nevermind, still holding on to that particular tooth. :D Thank you everyone who wished me luck with the tooth problem. :)

I just wanted to share my glee. ;) Now I have to make myself some lunch (I'm starving) and then bury myself in work again.

:bounce: Woohoo!!
Great news. :D

Dissident
12-17-2002, 01:02 AM
Hello TH! :wavey:

TennisHack
12-17-2002, 01:03 AM
Originally posted by Layla
Goodluck with your last exam of the semester, TH! :D

The Pearl Jam site hasn't been working for me either. :( I did manage to get a song going, but ever so slowly. Argh, it'll never be finished!

Well, I have returned from my exam and I think I did okay on it :)

I've had zero luck with the concert today :( I guess Monday is the busiest day :( Oh, well . . . I'll enjoy what I have.

TennisHack
12-17-2002, 01:04 AM
:wavey: Hi, hitman!

TennisHack
12-17-2002, 01:06 AM
Originally posted by Layla

Hmmm, seems longer to me. For instance, I can't believe there are certain things we've never done together, like watch Roland Garros! :eek: I feel like we've known each other forever. :D And that's a good thing of course. ;)

Ooh, I can't wait to watch RG with you guys!! You can bet on the fact that I'll be up at whenever my coverage starts, doing live scores or whatever else (drooling? :angel: )

TennisHack
12-17-2002, 01:21 AM
Originally posted by Layla
However, on VH1 Europe, there will be half an hour of Weezer's greatest hits on Thursday, so I'll be ready with my tape in hand (or rather in the VCR). :D

Ooh, I'm so jealous :mad: Be sure to tell me which ones are on, okay? :)

TennisHack
12-17-2002, 01:38 AM
Layla :drool: Thankies for the pic :)

I can't wait for the new season to begin!! :bounce:

TennisHack
12-17-2002, 02:38 AM
Well, I'm going to head off. Still need to do many things before I can leave.

Goodnight, thread :wavey:

Vera
12-17-2002, 03:23 AM
Originally posted by Rebecca
Vera - sorry that things have not been going your way, but I'm glad to hear you are fighting through it all somehow :) Good luck, and take care! It is nice to hear from you every now and then at least - better than not at all.


Every time I come here, I see kind words from all of you guys. I'm really thankful to all of you for caring. *Big hugs to everyone*
The recent troubles like the *burning* stove, soundless computer and my poor stomach are really frustrating, but somehow got me distracted and I kinda felt better cos I don't have to concentrate on other mind-troubling problems:rolleyes:. Anyhow, things could work out in the mysterious way, I guess. :) Well, it's X'mas for goodness sake. I really should cheer up a bit, and you guys are helping a lot. Thanks.

I'm checking on-line to try and see if I can find out how to fix my stove. I think the fuse's blown and I just need to find the wiring diagram to see how to change it. Though, I just remembered that the turkey and roast beef and even the vege are all cooked in the oven, so I feel kinda relief that there's no rush if the stove can't be fixed on time.:D

Vera
12-17-2002, 03:32 AM
Originally posted by RogiFan
:) Vera, sorry to hear about your lousy week! Sometimes everything happens at once -- well, usually it does! Funny, I too almost had a fire on my stove a couple of weeks ago when I turned on the element, it caught fire but I managed to extinguish it without an extinguisher!! But it still doesn't work, as do many things in my place -- all my lights are burning out inside and out -- very safe! [and there are weirdos out there now... ] Some days I feel like leaving all this behind for a simple quiet life...

Anyway, hope things are getting better for you -- it's a real drag when they don't.

I got a nice surprise in the mail today [I already mentioned this to ILR.] -- enough to put a smile on your face ALL year!! ;)

Geez, we have more in common than we can imagine. There's more things in my place that's not working than those that's working :rolleyes:. A simple life? You mean candle lights and no microwave...no no no, I can't live without a microwave:o.

Okay, a wild guess of that surprise in your mail, something about Rogi?! :D what's that? Can you tell us? I'm really curious now.
Hehehe, I also treated myself with a present, a Davis Cup 2000 year book:D . I just recently discovered that there's such a year book and so I went online to buy it from Amazon couple of weeks ago. I should get it in my mail this week. I would be so happy when I see that. :)

Vera
12-17-2002, 03:37 AM
Originally posted by Layla


Hmmm, seems longer to me. For instance, I can't believe there are certain things we've never done together, like watch Roland Garros! :eek: I feel like we've known each other forever. :D And that's a good thing of course. ;)

This is so true. I also feel that we knew each other for a long time, and I'm actually a late comer ( I joined in Aug). Can't wait for RG to come so that we can cheer for JC together, and this time, he's gonna triumph, I'm sure :D.

Vera
12-17-2002, 03:51 AM
Originally posted by Layla

My tooth seems to be ok for now, but it did give me quite a scare. I would hate to lose a front tooth, I'm unattractive enough as it is. :p Did you manage to save all of yours?

Anyway, here's a nice pic of Juanqui to cheer you up. ;) That's a cure for everything.
http://www.iespana.es/ferrero/fotos/02/92.jpg


Thanks for the pic. He's so lovely:hearts: :hearts: :hearts: and this expression, with his tongue there, it's my favorite:drool:. You are right, that IS a cure for everything, and so is his tennis, that's why I've been watching a lot of his tapes lately.

My teeth. Well, that 3 front teeth at the bottom, the top was all chipped off. A big chuck of the back of the teeth were off but the front is still there. So when you looked at them, they are wavely. I mean, the top aren't a straight line. The dentist tried to put fillings on the top to replace the chipped part but there's no support so the fillings fell off very quickly. The interesting part is that since all the 3 teeth are chipped, so they are indeed at the same length now, and they are kinda smaller than the big teeth that's next to them. Can't really noticed unless you look intentively. But when that big chuck fell into my month, I was so scared, I didn't know how bad it was and it felt like the whole tooth fell off. :o

Vera
12-17-2002, 03:55 AM
Originally posted by Leo7
hey this thread has almost reached 1,000 pages! i think that's a good reason for a celebration! :bounce: :D

Hehehe, I occupied a big chuck of page 1000:D. When I first join, there's about 40 pages in this thread and I spent a whole night reading them, mostly because of the Musical (when it was still there) :D :o :D . And here we are, page 1000.

Vera
12-17-2002, 03:59 AM
No one's here, well, it's kinda late I guess. So I'll do what Hackie does... Goodnight, thread :wavey:

RogiFan
12-17-2002, 04:15 AM
Originally posted by Vera


Geez, we have more in common than we can imagine. There's more things in my place that's not working than those that's working :rolleyes:. A simple life? You mean candle lights and no microwave...no no no, I can't live without a microwave:o.

Okay, a wild guess of that surprise in your mail, something about Rogi?! :D what's that? Can you tell us? I'm really curious now.
Hehehe, I also treated myself with a present, a Davis Cup 2000 year book:D . I just recently discovered that there's such a year book and so I went online to buy it from Amazon couple of weeks ago. I should get it in my mail this week. I would be so happy when I see that. :)

Oh, Vera, that's a nice treat! I have that book! I also have the DC01 book but I don't think a 2002 one is out (yet). Hope there will be one. I also have the French book L'Annee du Tennis 2000 and 2001 -- they just go over the year -- slams mostly and a few other TMS tourneys. You'll like the DC00 book!

I'm too late for you to check the movie thread!

See you maybe late tomorrow -- I probably won't be around much. :angel: nite nite!

Vera
12-17-2002, 06:53 PM
:eek: :eek: :eek: Slow Day!

Not very often I can say good night and good afternoon on the same page :( . Oh well, Hackie's moving day today as she's going home. And I guess everyone else's busy. I wish my DC book arrives soon so I can kill my day drooling on those pics.

I think some of you are Capricorns here, so let's read the Yahoo horoscope for today :D :

Delve deep into your creative nature, dear Capricorn. Break loose from your tether and escape up into the clouds for a while. Gain a greater perspective on your situation and you will find that things are much less daunting than you originally thought. Don't get so caught up with figuring out how something is going to get done. Just concentrate on what it is exactly that you want. The details will work out by themselves.

They seems to always know what I want to hear:D.
Time to go for lunch. Well, everyone, have a great day :wavey:

Chloe le Bopper
12-17-2002, 08:06 PM
WOW...

Did anyone know that Mark Philippoussis once won a doubles title with - PATTY MAC! :eek:

The evidence is all right here :o

http://www.atptennis.com/en/players/playerprofiles/playeractivity/default.asp?year=1995&query=Doubles&player=P338&x=6&y=2

ILR
12-17-2002, 08:15 PM
Hi :wavey:

Ive just been to my friends house and we had pepperoni pizzas :lick: we went for his birthday and we all gave out xmas pressies and had a great time :) It was a lot of fun.Then I got back and we were watching old family videos of my aunties wedding,my gymnastics competitions and old birthday parties!They are so funny!I didnt recognise most of my school friends!Anyone else here?

Chloe le Bopper
12-17-2002, 08:42 PM
I'm sort of here.

:lick: Pizza

I miss Pizza! I came hom ten pounds lighter than I started the semester :sad:

I want my love handles back :fiery: