May Adventures and Ramblings: : LUSENET : Unk's Troll-free Private Saloon : One Thread

Well, it is wet as hell here. My backyard has standing water on one side. Yesterday, this little thunderstorm developed over my house [according to Intellicast radar]. Dropped more than an inch in 30 minutes [on top of the 5 inches we had in the previous week]. The pond came up so much that it floated my canoe away. Of course it floated to shore at the most inaccessible place. I had to craw through greenbrier and cedar to get to it. My lawn mower failed. Just wouldn’t start. Now in the ol’days, I had gasoline equipment and I could fix that. My present stuff is all diesel and big on electronics. I am the first to admit that I don’t know squat about diesels. Had the dealer come and get it. It was a failure in a safety relay that shut off power to the fuel pump. I wouldn’t have found it. Grass growth in the front has made coming up our driveway dangerous. Deer hide in the lawn and jump out in front of the car. :<)))

I am starting a big project. I am switching my Macs from OS 9.2.2 to OS 10. I presently have 5 Macs and this one is a test case. It is a dual processor with as much RAM as they could stuff in [1.5 G I think, but don’t quote me because I am not a hardware junkie]. It only came with an 80 G hard disk; I will have to get a second one]. My flatbed scanner has to go. It has a USB connection and USB is too damned slow. It keeps dumping my data. I will need firewire. I need a transparency adapter. Any suggestions are very welcome.

Well back to the OS. The disc is sectored [I need 9.2.2 for some custom software]. I have upgraded OS 10 to one step below the latest version [why the hell do you have a 428 meg update on a 6 month old computer; the next one is only 38 meg]. So far so good. I have Photoshop 7 running. Apple is not as bad as MS, in my experience, but they don’t make it easy. Do they have people who sit around and say; "how difficult can we make this?" Do they write the instructions in the Cheyenne language and have them translated into English by a non-speaker? Well, back to work. If you don’t hear from me for a while, you will know that I screwed something up.

Best Wishes,,,,,


-- Z1X4Y7 (, May 02, 2002



-- Hi I'm Z (I'm in love @ with. myself), May 03, 2002.

Not hear from you for a while? Pleasant thought.

-- Send (mo@money.please), May 03, 2002.

Hey Z, have you ever considered the 12 Step Program at Bragaholics Anonymous?

-- (you@really.should), May 03, 2002.

Z, less than frustrating, perhaps even enough to bring a wry smile to read the replies to your posts above. You really should to pretend to be a redneck from the deep south with the attitude that brains should be used to manipulate and coerce others into voting you into office where you skim the budget of the depressed economy of the dying town.

It appears that being yourself is an affront to the same people who like to belittile me for what they assume is my lifestyle. But then I shrugged a while back, and have stuck to the decisions I chose to make. I certainly hope those remarks have no effect on you, but I believe you wouldn't be effected by such words and attitudes, if anything you might feel pity for thos who write them.

Keep on keeping on, there are those of us who enjoy your writings.

-- Cherri (whatever@who.cares), May 03, 2002.


If you enjoy hearing about Z's obsession with materialistic things so much, how come you did not comment on the subject of his post? Surely you must have some sympathetic comments for a geek who has 5 computers and only has 1.5 gigs of ram and an 80 gig hard drive!

-- lol (who gives @ rat's. ass?), May 03, 2002.

I would think 80G is plenty. Must be a lot of porn on that thing.

-- (what@i.think), May 03, 2002.

How is it going Cherri:

I was just in Seattle. Thought of you when I headed north through Seattle last week.

These people. Oh well, every village must have its designated idiot. If you think they are jealous of my little home office computer, maybe I could give them a description of the one in my office. ;<))) Do I know who posted that? Sure. Because of my job, I have two, so-called, security analysists who work for me. They are two 20-somethings with degrees from a small techncal school in Cambridge, MA. They are dedicated nerds and work 20 h a day for 8 h pay. Of course, our software isn't available to the public.

As you recall, I don't post this kind of information. Should I make an exception in this case? Probably not. But then, no one listened when I told you who was hacking the open site.

Best Wishes,,,,,,


-- Z1X4Y7 (, May 03, 2002.

That's the whole point Z, we're NOT jealous of your computers, so why do you keep bragging?

-- sheesh (get @ hold. of yourself!), May 03, 2002.

Hi Z

Who WAS hacking the open site?

-- (cin@cin.cin), May 03, 2002.

I don't remember Z telling who was hacking the open site. I know I'm forgetful, I would have remembered that...

-- helen (geeks@rule.all), May 03, 2002.


I would like to tell you; but legal counsel informed me that I couldn't publish information from this source. My minions, who had name, address, business address, etc, removed the information.

Someone named something like Sassygirl also seems to know. I think she was kicked off of the Dennis site for that reason. I don't read the site so I have to take her word. This is, of course, speculation. Ask her.

Best Wishes,,,,,


-- Z1X4Y7 (, May 03, 2002.

Sheesh, what a pompous asshole. The folks you work with must really love you, seeing how you think of them. Personally, you sound like just another internet bullshitter.

-- Free (head@case.analysis), May 03, 2002.



Best wishes,,,,,


-- Z1X4Y7 (, May 03, 2002.

Free, as long as he isn't claiming to be something in order to sell something, does it really matter who or what he is?

-- helen (, May 03, 2002.

Great; now I am being semi-defended by a woman who talks to mules.

Helen: that brings up a point. Two nights ago, I was at the sink preparing salad for dinner. I looked out of the window. What did I see? Two mules grazing in the yard. I know the area and no one has mules. I went out and talked to them. Pup hid under the porch. He had never seen anything that big.They ate some old carrots that I had. They had never heard of Mike. Since mules have a global awareness, I question your stories. Then again, these may be spectral mules. They left to the south and haven't been seen again. Strange things happen when you live on a civil war battle site. :<)))

By the way, if you think that you live in tick infested hell, I want a recount.

Best Wishes,,,,,,


-- ZiX4Y7 (, May 03, 2002.

"as long as he isn't claiming to be something in order to sell something, does it really matter who or what he is?"

Yes, I hate liars. They are among the lowest of lifeforms.

-- (Z is @ pompous. ass), May 03, 2002.

"Do I know who posted that? Sure. Because of my job, I have two, so-called, security analysists who work for me."

Okay Mr. Bigshot, here's your chance to put your money where your mouth is for a change. Fuck your "legal counsel" (lol, yeah right), I'll give you permission to go ahead and post any information you have about me. You have this post as documented proof that I guarantee not to take any action against you.

Go ahead, make my day Mr. Bullshitter. I'll bet you won't produce jack shit.

-- (either put up @ or. shut up), May 03, 2002.

Either put up:

Your post has no legal standing. When you get out of high school and finish college, you will learn that. Now, you should talk to a mule for advice. ;<))

Best Wishes,,,,,


-- Z1X4Y7 (, May 03, 2002.

Apologies from the mule.

-- Y1Z7X8 (, May 03, 2002.

Z is ok for a guy from Missouri

-- (, May 03, 2002.

Since I started this thread, I guess I can talk about anything. We will talk about tonight. Had to entertain an outside speaker before they went to dinner. One of the things that I made was sushi balls [you know sushi; that be vinegared rice]. You need the right rice, cooked with kelp. Then you mix in a combination of raw sugar, salt, saki and rice vinegar. You stuff them. I used grape tomato or olive. Some were stuffed with wasabi. Nearly blew some heads off. :<))))

I told them that some might be considered spicey.

Best Wishes,,,


-- Z1X4Y7 (, May 03, 2002.


Just as I expected, you're full of shit!

-- (Z is @ total. phony), May 03, 2002.

Well, I was walking through the park one day, on the merry merry month of May. It just so happens that it is actually May. Of course, it's May all over the world. I think that's pretty amazing, what with everybody being so far away and not being able to see my calendar and all.

I just came back from a trip to Malaysia. I was working on a secret project there to undermine their local government, which, in turn, would bring down Al-Queda terrorist cells all over the world. It went pretty well, except for dinner. We had swedish meatballs, but they were prepared incorrectly. The meatballs themselves were okay, you understand, it's just that the gravy was all wrong. I didn't want to say anything for fear of offending my host, so I tried to stay silent. I mean, I more than TRIED, to stay silent, I actually DID stay silent, so I guess it's fair to say that I actually stayed silent rather than I tried to stay silent. Remind me to go back and edit that. Anyway, dessert was fine, although the cream was a bit thick on the strawberries. My only supposition is that they left it sit just a tad too long on them before serving. My experience has shown that this is a common problem when serving a dish such as this, so I wasn't really surprised when it happened. We all tried to joke about it, and then the guy next to me farted and that's when all hell broke loose.

Somebody broke into the Pentagon AGAIN yesterday. That's the fourth time this week. I know who it is, of course, but I've been sworn to secrecy not to tell since it's a matter of national security. Plus, I think that guy might fart again and I don't want to miss that. I'd really love to tell you though. You'd be pretty surprised if you found out who it really was, and I mean REALLY surprised. As in, "Holy SHIT! I had no idea that {xxx} could break into the Pentagon!! I thought he was still on tour!!" The {xxx} represents the part I can't tell you. The person's name isn't really {xxx}. Or is it?? :<))) No, not really. Well, I mean, I can't tell you who it is or anything anyway. I would, if not for my legal experts who have advised me not to. Otherwise, I would tell you. It's a pretty amazing story, actually. You'd get a kick out of it.

The grocery store was out of baby swiss cheese in blocks today. It was available in slices, just not in blocks. They had regular swiss in blocks, but I wanted baby swiss. Regular swiss wouldn't work for what I was trying to do. I have this recipe that requires baby swiss, although one would normally think that you could substitute regular swiss for the baby swiss, but apparently you can't. At least, not with this recipe. I have no idea why, though. I don't want to ruin anything, though. The problem with using the slices as opposed to the blocks is that extra air gets to the cheese and gives it a different flavor and texture altogether. Then you might as well be using a totally different kind of cheese, like Gouda!!! :<))) I'm probably going to complain to the store manager and see if he can do something about it. I know the store manager pretty well. I'd tell you his name, but my legal counsel has advised me against it. You'd be pretty surprised, though, to find out who it was. I mean, you'd be REALLY surprised. You'd be saying ""Holy SHIT! I had no idea that {yyy} was the manager of your store!! I thought he was still on tour with {xxx}!!" The {yyy} represents the name I can't tell you. And of course, the {xxx} was the name I couldn't tell you before. Not that I can tell you NOW, of course, I just couldn't tell you either now OR before. Anyway, I hope I can get my cheese situation figured out. It may be a long process, so I'll probably be gone for a few months. Plus, I'll be out of the country again next week. I'll be rebuilding the Palestinian infrastructure now that the Israeli's have left. It shouldn't be too bad, though. At least not compared to my cheese dilemma.

Best Wishes,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,


-- (Zzzz@Zzzz.zzzzz), May 03, 2002.

yumm I love wasabe

I want to marry a guy like Z. Hey Z, since you're married, how about cloning yourself for us gourmet-cooking-male appreciative females. :o]

-- (cin@cin.cin), May 03, 2002.

Zzzzzzz that was actually hilarious and I have a good idea who wrote it but well...I really can't say.

I think it would make a good movie though.

-- (cin@cin.cin), May 03, 2002.


-- (good@job.Zzzzz!), May 03, 2002.

Z, I question they were mules. They might have been moose.

-- helen (, May 04, 2002.

zzzzzzzz, LOL

-- (, May 04, 2002.

Al-Queda terrorist wouldn't eat meatballs, they do not eat cows.

Z, many people must live ot the end of aircraft runways, so many things tend to go over their heads

-- Cherri (whatever@who.cares), May 04, 2002.

The guy farted? The truth is it was just one time... let it go zzzzzzzz, let it go.

-- Debra (, May 04, 2002.

Debra, I'm going to have to take issue with you, regarding your advice to zzzzzzzz to "let it go." I don't think you (or I) know enough to be able to dispense that kind of advice. We don't know, after the fart, whether or not the farter said "excuse me."

-- Peter Errington (, May 04, 2002.

Oh my! I haven’t laughed this hard for some time…..thanks zzzzzzzzzz. You’ve managed to capture the essence of this pompous bullshitter. Even more laughable is the ‘rush to defend’ antics of Cherri. Why, ‘Z’s’ blue blood family would be appalled at his alliance with a low-life welfare leech.….TOO FUNNY!!!!!

-- Send (mo@money.please), May 04, 2002.


Actually, you'd be surprised at what an Al-Queda terrorist will eat when given the opportunity. Do I know what an Al-Queda will eat? Of course I do. I was with a cell a few months ago and they raided a local Burger King and insisted on ordering Whoppers with Cheese. A few ordered BK Broilers and one wanted a fish sandwich. Everyone made fun of the poor guy, calling him "FishHead" and "Man Who Will Never Know Allah Due To His FishBreath." He vowed in return that he would kill himself in a fiery explosion of burning death before he would ever offer any of them his fries. It was fascinating to watch the efficiency of the Burger King employees as they served up 24 orders simultaneously. We got the orders to-go of course. :<))) Anyway, I never indicated that my host was Al-Queda, however, so there would be no way for you to know what he could or could not eat, even if you actually knew what Al-Queda eat. Perhaps you should try asking the mule what they eat. :<)))


You are correct that you don't know enough to dispense any advice on this matter. Do I know if he said "excuse me" or not? Of course I do. I was there. I would tell you whether he said it or not, but legal counsel has advised me against it for legal reasons of a legal nature. As you recall, I have legal advisors to instruct me on what information I am able to divulge. Legally, it would be inadvisable to divulge this particular information. That's directly from my legal advisors.

The cheese situation hasn't improved, oddly enough. I spoke to the store manager and he informed me that there was a backlog of orders for baby swiss cheese in blocks and that he only had it available in slices. I made it clear to him that this was totally unaccceptable, but it didn't seem to make any difference to him. I may have to go over his head on this one. I really didn't want to pull rank on him over this, but it's a matter of principle. Could I go to another store and get my baby swiss in blocks? Of course I can. I have a database maintained by my associates, two individuals with multiple degrees in computer engineering. This database contains every store which carries baby swiss in blocks within a 50 mile radius. It is updated hourly via a sophisticated program they wrote specifically for me and Bill Gates who also prefers baby swiss cheese in blocks. Which reminds me that I need to call him and tell him that this store is out. He'll probably be pissed, as usual, and then he'll go on and on about the wart on his foot and how it's just not going away fast enough. Oh well. In any case, I could obviously go to another store, but as I said, this is a matter of principle. This will probably take a few weeks, so it may be some time before I return.

Best Wishes,,,,,........-------------------......========+++++......... =====+++++.........----------......=====---------......========+++++...... ... =====+++++.........----------......=====


-- (Zzzz@Zzzz.zzzzz), May 04, 2002.

hee hee hee!

-- (bwaahaaa@haha.haaaha!), May 04, 2002.


I am busy at the moment. It is nice to know that I don't need to post. Someone does it for me. An email from a friend reported that TB2K was down today. So-it-goes.

Best Wishes,,,,,


-- Z1X4Y7 (, May 04, 2002.

The rest of the story:

That computer is now running OS 10. Everything works. It scans, it prints, the software works. Unique experience.

Best Wishes,,,,,


-- Z1X4Y7 (, May 05, 2002.

I'd say it's hardly unique. Thousands of people have already upgraded to OS X with no trouble at all. After all, it's a Mac!

-- (macs@are.great), May 06, 2002.

For someone who claims to own all of these computers, travel the world to share his knowledge, and hobnob with various higher-ups, this ‘Z’ is one dumb fuck. 9 year olds can make a MAC function so what’s the big deal here?

-- ZZZZZZZZZ (puts@me.2sleep), May 06, 2002.

Don't you realize that everything is more important when it happens to Z? He is the center of the Universe!

-- lmao (Z is @ legend. in his own mind), May 06, 2002.

Congratulations on a rather impressive display of sarcasm, "z." You did leave some ground unfurrowed. If memory serves, "Z" has taste for expensive sports cars. I seem to recall a story of "Z" racing with some other "James Bond" in an impromtu Le Mans.

On a related note, Z, let me offer a bit of advice. The word "minion" is not flattering. I doubt many employees would enjoy being characterized as "a servile dependent, follower, or underling." Crime bosses and evil overlords have minions, Z. The rest of us have staff, assistants or employees... imagined or real.

-- Ken Decker (, May 06, 2002.


I just wanted to post this message to let you all know that I'm too busy to post messages like this one.

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-- (Zzzz@Zzzz.zzzzz), May 06, 2002.

What I will always remember about this ‘z’ person was his reaction to Unk’s ‘love-in’ that took place some time ago. This person ‘z’ took the whole thing as an affront to his self-proclaimed superior status and refused to participate. To further muddy the waters, ‘z’ whimpered and moaned that he would never again grace the pages of Unk’s forum.

Just more bullshit from this foolish asshole named ‘z’.

-- Send (mo@money.please), May 06, 2002.

Zzzz@Zzzz.zzzzz, you scored a 10 on a 10 point scale. Wonderful!!

-- (just, May 08, 2002.

Howdy Folks:

I don't have time to play. I am off to Europe in a few days. I have to finalize plans for a production facility. It is for a climatic area we don't have in NA.

I would love to tweek your noses by saying that you are paying for my plane tickets and hotel rooms, but I can't. I assume that you are either high school students or drifters from the Hudson, WI board and don't make enough money to pay taxes. ;<)))

Anyway, have a good day.

Best Wishes,,,,


-- Z1X4Y7 (, May 08, 2002.

LOL! Who gives a shit Z??

-- (B@F.D), May 08, 2002.

When the taxpayers buy you a few jets, I'll start to take you a bit more seriously, Z. Until then, hotel and air fare seem a reasonable price for a vacation.

-- Ken Decker (, May 08, 2002.

Are Dennis and I the only two posting on this thread who have been to Hudson, WI? The last time I was there was in the Fall of 01. It is a burb of St. Paul on I94 just across the river. I stayed at a B&B [something like Phipps]; I don't remember because someone else made the reservations. Seemed like a nice little river town to me.

Reminder to self [continue to ignore Ken; if that is who this is].

According to the rain gauge, we have picked up 14 in in the last two days. We have another storm moving in right now and I have to get off soon. Can't run the mower over this ground. It is supposed to stop tomorrow morning and not start again until Saturday. If I can't mow on Friday, I will need to brush hog the yard when I get back from the ol'country next Tuesday.

Best Wishes,,,,,


-- Z1X4Y7 (, May 08, 2002.

Sheesh Z, haven't you got it through your thick head yet? We're not interested in the trivial details of your pathetically boring life. Please, go to Europe and don't come back!

-- (blah blah blah @ yada. yada yada), May 08, 2002.

Hi Z

Ignore the lamers ;o]

-- (cin@cin.cin), May 08, 2002.


I believe the crisis is resolved. I finally figured it out, thanks in no small part to my aforementioned two underlings who each have multiple degrees in engineering. After several hours of investigation, we were able to determine that the orange juice cap is of the "screw-off" variety, and thus, did not require a specialized tool to open it. We did, of course, get into a heated debate regarding the proper size socket wrench to use and the proper amount of torque that would be necessary when I discovered, get this, that I could use my hand to open the container!! I could hardly believe it myself when I discovered the technique. It's definitely something I'll be writing down for future reference!! :<)))

I can now happily say that I am finally enjoying the finest juice available from the "Tropicana" region of Florida. It's been some time since I've been there, although I imagine they still have the alligator wrestling. Between that and the oranges, it made for a pretty wild time, as you can imagine :<))).

I was on the toilet this morning taking a massive dump, when I realized that it was more difficult than usual. I was expending a great deal of energy with no "reward" as it were. Thinking back, I can't really recall having eaten anything that might have caused this condition. I had my normal balanced diet of fruits and grains with appropriate amounts of dairy, vegetables, and meats. And yet, there I was, grunting and straining like a madman, completely unable to evacuate my bowels. Needless to say, I was in quite the conundrum. :<))) Having experienced this problem once before while hiking in Nepal, I naturally used the same methods as given to me by the Sherpas at the time, a blend of commonly found herbs and other substances that have been used there for thousands of years. As one would expect, after only a few hours, I was back on the commode, happily emptying my bodily waste with far less effort than before.

I'll probably be on the toilet for several more days, so you probably won't hear from me for a while. I'll be thinking of all of you though!! :<)))

Best Wishes,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,


-- (Zzzz@Zzzz.zzzzz), May 08, 2002.

hee hee hee!!

-- (!), May 09, 2002.

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