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To: Dusty who wrote (60)5/8/1998 11:36:00 AM
From: Lee N
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Thanks much for sharing that China information Dusty. There is a lot there to study or follow regarding background information leading to intelligent investing. Takes a lot of time but it pays off. I myself dont have that kind of time but have bookmarked the site and am going to try to investigate some of it.

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To: Lee N who wrote (61)5/8/1998 11:50:00 AM
From: Dusty
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Lee, you are welcome and I am sure you will find it all to your liking.


Dusty :o)

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To: Dusty who wrote ()5/9/1998 1:19:00 PM
From: Dusty
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Well, I may be alone for awhile but we now have a real time live Chat
Room for Largo

Use iRC Chat software and we are on

Port: 6664
I use the Chicago,

type the following to enter the chat room

/join #Largo

Of course you will need to setup your software. If you do not have iRC chat software it can be downloaded for FREE off the internet.

do a search for either of these great software products

Perch 32

Virc 97

Virc is good for newbies it is real easy to setup.

See ya all there!

Dusty :o)

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To: Dusty who wrote (63)5/9/1998 2:16:00 PM
From: jpbp
   of 71
yes....dusty and all let's meet at 3 PM est


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To: jpbp who wrote (64)5/9/1998 2:34:00 PM
From: Paul R Hnott
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Wish I could be there but it's off to a family afternoon and evening.

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To: Paul R Hnott who wrote (65)5/9/1998 2:52:00 PM
From: Dusty
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Paul, join us when you can..


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To: Paul R Hnott who wrote (53)5/10/1998 8:37:00 AM
From: Judy Muldawer
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Don't feel badly about the deal you made with your daughter. At least you kept the shares in the family.

Now, many years ago, I think it was 1983, my daughter was taking a class in high school that had something to do with the stock market. She had a few hundred dollars to invest and decided to buy a new, local company that had been in the news.

She took her money, invested it and watched it double. Then she sold all her shares.

Think about what those shares would have been worth had she held on (I, of course, encouraged her to take the money and run!)

Oh...the company and its symbol? Intel (INTC)...duh!

Newbie then...not now.


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To: Dusty who wrote ()5/12/1998 8:13:00 PM
From: Dusty
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I found this site splitter and can't remember if I shared it or not so here it is again or whatever...

How is your mamma an them during? I am Mrs. Shirley Q. Liquor and I am trying to find out the answer to one querstion...


Today "Hoodlines" from the Projects
....Tuesday, May 12 1998


(PPA-Projects Press International)

In a exclusive phone call to my house tonight by inside source Dookeesha Watson, who claim to be the second cousin of President Clifford very elegant and saditty secretary, Betty Currie, she reveal that Betty say President Clifford is nasty.

She say he not only leave soda water cans all over the Ovum Office, but that he like to get on the phone with womens and talk nasty to em. She supposed to call me back later with more details, but she had to go use the restrooms.

Let us pray.

Please open your copy of

The New Ebonics Version of the King James Brown Bible
to the 133rd Psalm for today lession on scriptureses:

"Look, brothers, we all up in this together. So do like Aaron do and bust out the expensive hair grease and pour it all over your face and let it run down onto your dress.."

Y'all may be seated.

First, we want to thank you for dropping by the "online projects" to visit us. I would have offered you some ice cold KoolAids and a potato pie, but I ain't been to the store since my AFDC check have not cameded in yet. Just set your purse down and come on in.

I be sitting on a hemmorhurd the size of a persimmon.
The thangs HURT! I be so full of creams and salves and thangs to where my drawers are practically marinated.

Old Smokey...
They say the suspensions and the CJ jernt as well as the air conditioners is all toe up.. $500 to get it fixed.
I told the man forget it. I say if it still drive, it's alright.

Me and my 19 childrens depend on this raggedy thang to get us around. Even though it don't have no floorboards and NO KIND OF insurance..

The 8-track player is stuck on one Barry White song, it still do be MY car. I keeps my Matilda Rights wrote down on the dashboard for quick reference for when the police pulls me over, which happen A LOT.

This is not only my family car, but it also is the "Ministry -Mobile" of iva church.

I attendses Mount Holy Olives' Second Zion Starlight African Episcopal Methodist Baptist Church of Our Lady of The Resurrection of God in Christ - (Reformed Apostolic). (corner of 3rd and John Streets)

If all you had wanted was to know where you can hear Shirley on the radio (or to get a tape) click here.... (and skip all this other ignunce)...

Shirley on tape and on tour..

If you have the nerve, follow these here links and I will show you thangs you might not have ever saw before. Click to start your tour of LiquorWorld....Meet Watusi Jenkins

Let me introduce you to my 19 childrens...

Meet the CPS Lady, Perpendicular Head and All the Ladies in My Hood

A frightening look inside the mind of white peoples..

This is really a riot in living color with all the graphic's so go follow the link to here web page and laugh till your sides hurt... Mine sure do!

Dusty :o)

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To: Dusty who wrote ()5/30/1998 5:43:00 PM
From: Dusty
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The Most Beautiful Flower

The park bench was deserted as I sat down to read
Beneath the long, straggly branches of an old willow tree.
Disillusioned by life with good reason to frown,
For the world was intent on dragging me down.

And if that weren't enough to ruin my day,
A young boy out of breath approached me, all tired from play.
He stood right before me with his head tilted down
And said with great excitement, "Look what I found!"

In his hand was a flower, and what a pitiful sight,
With its petals all worn - not enough rain, or too little light.
Wanting him to take his dead flower and go off to play,
I faked a small smile and then shifted away.

But instead of retreating he sat next to my side
And placed the flower to his nose and declared with overacted surprise, "It sure smells pretty and it's beautiful, too.
That's why I picked it; here, it's for you."

The weed before me was dying or dead.
Not vibrant of colors, orange, yellow or red.
But I knew I must take it, or he might never leave.
So I reached for the flower, and replied, "Just what I need."

But instead of him placing the flower in my hand,
He held it mid-air without reason or plan.
It was then that I noticed for the very first time
That weed-toting boy could not see: he was blind.

I heard my voice quiver, tears shone like the sun
As I thanked him for picking the very best one.
"You're welcome," he smiled, and then ran off to play,
Unaware of the impact he'd had on my day.

I sat there and wondered how he managed to see
A self-pitying woman beneath an old willow tree.
How did he know of my self-indulged plight?
Perhaps from his heart, he'd been blessed with true sight.

Through the eyes of a blind child, at last I could see
The problem was not with the world; the problem was me.
And for all of those times I myself had been blind,
I vowed to see the beauty in life, and appreciate every second that's mine.

And then I held that wilted flower up to my nose And breathed in the fragrance of a beautiful rose And smiled as I watched that young boy, another weed in his About to change the life of an unsuspecting old man.

~~author unknown~~

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To: Dusty who wrote ()6/2/1998 1:21:00 PM
From: Dusty
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Hi folks I found the following on the Art Bell Web Site and thought others might find it amusing.

Don't forget to sing

Two Digits for a Date

(to the tune of "Gilligan's Island," more or less)

Author Unknown

Just sit right back and you'll hear a tale
Of the doom that is our fate.
That started when programmers used
Two digits for a date.
Two digits for a date.

Main memory was smaller then;
Hard disks were smaller, too.
"Four digits are extravagant,
So let's get by with two.
So let's get by with two."

"This works through 1999,"
The programmers did say.
"Unless we rewrite before that
It all will go away.
It all will go away."

But Management had not a clue:
"It works fine now, you bet!
A rewrite is a straight expense;
We won't do it just yet.
We won't do it just yet."

Now when 2000 rolls around
It all goes straight to @#%&,
For zero's less than ninety-nine,
As anyone can tell.
As anyone can tell.

The mail won't bring your pension check
It won't be sent to you
When you're no longer sixty-eight,
But minus thirty-two.
But minus thirty-two.

The problems we're about to face
Are frightening, for sure.
And reading every line of code's
The only certain cure.
The only certain cure.

(key change, big finish)

There's not much time,
There's too much code.
(And Cobol-coders, few)
When the century is finished with,
We may be finished, too.
We may be finished, too.

Eight thousand years from now I hope
That things weren't left too late,
And people aren't then lamenting
Four digits for a date.
Four digits for a date.

sysop - 12:56am Apr 30, 1998 PST (#42 of 43)
Keith Rowland

I'm a corporate executive -- I keep things from happening.

If Clinton is the answer, it was a stupid question.

Lobotomies for Democrats: It's the law.

Bad Cop! No donut!

Where are we going and why am I in this andbasket?

Atheism is a non-prophet organization.

On the other hand, you have different fingers.

Back Up My Hard Drive? How do I Put it in Reverse?

I just got lost in thought. It was unfamiliar territory.

When the chips are down, the buffalo is empty.

Seen it all, done it all, can't remember most of it.

Those who live by the sword get shot by those who don't.

I feel like I'm diagonally parked in a parallel universe.

He's not dead -- He's electroencephalographically challenged.

She's always late. Her ancestors arrived on the June Flower.

You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say will be misquoted, then used against you.

I wonder how much deeper the ocean would be without sponges.

Honk if you love peace and quiet.

Despite the cost of living, have you noticed how it remains so popular?

Nothing is fool-proof to a sufficiently talented fool.

A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.

sysop - 02:13pm May 4, 1998 PST (#43 of 43)
Keith Rowland
This was actually posted very briefly on the McDonnell Douglas website by an employee there who obviously has a sense of humor. The company, of course,does not (have a sense of humor) - and made the web department take it down immediately:

Registration Card
Thank you for purchasing a McDonnell Douglas military aircraft. In order to protect your new investment, please take a few moments to fill out the warranty registration card below. Answering the survey questions is not required, but the information will help us to develop new products that best meet your needs and desires.

1. [_] Mr. [_] Mrs. [_] Ms. [_] Miss [_] Lt. [_] Gen. [_]Comrade [_] Classified [_] Presidente [_] Other

First Name: .....................................................
Initial: ........
Last Name: ......................................................
Password: .............................. (max 8 char)
Code Name: ......................................................
Latitude-Longitude-Altitude: ........... ........... ..........

2. Which model aircraft did you purchase?

[_] F-14 Tomcat
[_] F-15 Eagle
[_] F-16 Falcon
[_] F-117A Stealth
[_] Classified

3. Date of purchase (Year/Month/Day): 19....... / ....... /......

4. Serial Number: ................................................

5. Please check where this product was purchased:

[_] Received as gift / aid package
[_] Catalog showroom
[_] Independent arms broker
[_] Mail order
[_] Discount store
[_] Government surplus
[_] Classified

6. Please check how you became aware of the McDonnell Douglas product you have just purchased:

[_] Heard loud noise, looked up
[_] Store display
[_] Espionage
[_] Recommended by friend / relative / all
[_] Political lobbying by manufacturer
[_] Was attacked by one

7. Please check the three (3) factors that most influenced your decision to purchase this McDonnell Douglas product:

[_] Style / appearance
[_] Speed / maneuverability
[_] Price / value
[_] Comfort / convenience
[_] Kickback / bribe
[_] Recommended by salesperson
[_] McDonnell Douglas reputation
[_] Advanced Weapons Systems
[_] Backroom politics
[_] Negative experience opposing one in combat

8. Please check the location(s) where this product will be used:

[_] North America
[_] Iraq
[_] Central / South America
[_] Iraq
[_] Aircraft carrier
[_] Iraq
[_] Europe
[_] Iraq
[_] Middle East (not Iraq)
[_] Iraq
[_] Africa
[_] Iraq
[_] Asia / Far East
[_] Iraq
[_] Misc. Third World countries
[_] Iraq
[_] Classified
[_] Iraq

9. Please check the products that you currently own or intend to purchase in the near future:

[_] Color TV
[_] VCR
[_] ICBM
[_] Killer Satellite
[_] CD Player
[_] Air-to-Air Missiles
[_] Space Shuttle
[_] Home Computer
[_] Nuclear Weapon

10. How would you describe yourself or your organization? (Check all that apply:)

[_] Communist / Socialist
[_] Terrorist
[_] Crazed
[_] Neutral
[_] Democratic
[_] Dictatorship
[_] Corrupt
[_] Primitive / Tribal

11. How did you pay for your McDonnell Douglas product?

[_] Deficit spending
[_] Cash
[_] Suitcases of cocaine
[_] Oil revenues
[_] Personal check
[_] Credit card
[_] Ransom money
[_] Traveler's check

12. Your occupation:

[_] Homemaker
[_] Sales / marketing
[_] Revolutionary
[_] Clerical
[_] Mercenary
[_] Tyrant
[_] Middle management
[_] Eccentric billionaire
[_] Defense Minister / General
[_] Retired
[_] Student

13. To help us understand our customers' lifestyles, please indicate the interests and activities in which you and your spouse enjoy participating on a regular basis:

[_] Golf
[_] Boating / sailing
[_] Sabotage
[_] Running / jogging
[_] Propaganda / misinformation
[_] Destabilization / overthrow
[_] Default on loans
[_] Gardening
[_] Crafts
[_] Black market / smuggling
[_] Collectibles / collections
[_] Watching sports on TV
[_] Wines
[_] Interrogation / torture
[_] Household pets
[_] Crushing rebellions
[_] Espionage / reconnaissance
[_] Fashion clothing
[_] Border disputes
[_] Mutually Assured Destruction

Thank you for taking the time to fill out this questionnaire. Your answers will be used in market studies that will help McDonnell Douglas serve you better in the future - as well as allowing you to receive mailings and special offers from other companies, governments, extremist groups,and mysterious consortia.

As a bonus for responding to this survey, you will be registered to win a brand new F-117A in our Desert Thunder Sweepstakes!

Comments or suggestions about our fighter planes? Please write to:

Marketing Department
Military Aerospace Division
P.O. Box 800, St. Louis, MO

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