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#32663 06/18/01 03:59 PM
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the worthless word for the day is: apocryphal




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Like this thread?


#32665 06/18/01 07:09 PM
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Ha!


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Almost oopsied there.


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If I can see it, it exists.


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Well, dash it all! This seems to be another strange little door through the back of the wardrobe


#32669 06/19/01 01:05 PM
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This seems to be another strange little door through the back of the wardrobe

And isn't that passageway called the Matrix™?


#32670 06/19/01 02:49 PM
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Eureka!


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Eureka!

You forgot your bath-towel, Sparteye maybe I don't need a see change after all!


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You forgot your bath-towel, Sparteye

Oh no! Now I have frightened the animals and I have made the children cry.


#32673 06/19/01 08:13 PM
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Will someone please splain me what all the fuss is about? Like you, for example, mav? ... I'm guessing this thread is for some reason difficult to get into, but I'm having no problem. Which is kinda strange, since I ride an old Mac, etc, etc ad nauseum (...fadeout...)


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Is this something like the Emperor's new clothes?


#32675 06/20/01 01:16 AM
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Ha! Is this the best you've got, Mav?

consuelo

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No, but it's all I can spare just now, consuelo!


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[tapping foot]


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[tapping foot]

enough already, Mrs Liverwurst!

OK, the deal is this: all Mac-less humanity seems to be unable to access this thread by the normal direct route (I have tried threaded and flat mode but that made no difference), and we are having to creep in through the back door in the manner described elswhere. We can see the thread (with its superficially blank title), but we just caint do nuthin'!


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well as pointed out to Sparteye-- you can just position your cursor "right" and get in the normal way.. (still working on how you did it... )


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Ledasdottir claims you can just position your cursor "right"

Well, I for one, have been unable to find that elusive little spot.

FTR, IE5.00, PC, Win2K


Trying with NetScape 6.0 makes no difference.

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Yep, I have tried this repeatedly and get nowhere - I can highlight the little blip representing the <space> I put into the title, but it won't open the door!

ditto for setup, Faldage (or should that be {Win'K}


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You put a space in the title, mav? I have been posting with the Re: intact and editing it out immediately after posting.

Oooh, ooh, oooh! What kind of space are you using?


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Mental Note:

AnnaS not only need complete set of leather good for chastising, but a copy of "The g spot" for partner to be...



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Yep, I have tried this repeatedly and get nowhere - I can highlight the little blip representing the <space> I put into the title, but it won't open the door!

it seems to depend on the browser (or maybe the pc). I can get in from work via netscape, but not from home via aol (ha!). I suppose I could try netscape from home... [yawn]


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not from home via aol

Ya mean you ain't got rid o that pesky li'l infestetation yet? You gotta git yourself a better virus cutter quick!


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I am using Netscape 4.5-- and it never even occured to me to use Next/previous to get ito the the thread.. i just click the right spot.. it was a bit tricky the first time (isn't everything?) but now, its no harder that opening any thread..

the subject line delete is a little trickier.. but got that too..


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git yourself a better virus cutter
yeah... DSL or cable?... DSL or cable?... let's see, cable is faster, doesn't require separate isp, means more drilling, shared access; dsl is dedicated, slower, isp extra, uses existing lines... <mumble>


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tsuwm,

If this helps, I have cable internet. When my computer is fully warmed up and ready to go, it takes ten
seconds for AWAD to appear and be usable, or for my internet Home Page to be usable.

Edit: this is odd--the first time I posted with a blank subject, there was no problem. Now it doesn't want to let me.


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And DSL requires you to live within 3 miles of phone company. I have had quite a few headaches with pacbell.


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Maverick must be rolling on the floor with laughter, tears rolling down face, with all the contortions we are all going through ... since all that's required is for Maverick, the original poster, to hit the edit button on the original post and go in and insert a subject heading.
C'mon Mav, have a heart!


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Gitting in ta mav's initial post ain' no sweat, wow.

What I wanna know is how'd I manage to make an anonymous totally empty post to the Loanwords from German forum?
To get to it you got to click on my name, click on Show all user's posts and then click on Re: Guten Tag


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Guess I wasn't clear ... I have no problem. Just clicked on the "Next Post" arrow at the top right of the forum.

I think Maverick is just yankin' our chains!


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>What I wanna know is how'd I manage to make an anonymous totally empty post to the Loanwords from German forum?

everyone who has ever tried to post to that thread has one of those. it's like a ghost limb.


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it's like a ghost limb

OK, yeah, you're right. I *had tried this before and forgot what the results were. I thought I had pulled an end run around something by telling the system I was in I&A but still at post 149 and responding to that. Somewhere along that road I got an error message telling me I had my Java on upside down, or something like that.


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Well, Mizz Liverwurst's old Netscape via this old Mac shows a thin blue line - the <space> thang - as the subject heading. Eminently clickable. Interesting. Maybe there is a reason to run a steam-powered computing machine after all!


Helen, you are vewwwy naughty.... hehehe


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Maverick the mischievous mystifies many masochists.


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yes, but emulate him-- blank out the line-- don't type in Blank Line!


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So that's what happened, tsuwm, when I tried to post a follow-up about Neanderthal on that Loanwords From German thread (this was a couple of months ago)...it kept accepting the post and appearing nowhere! I finally gave up looking for it!

I have an emachines computer, and I had no trouble accessing this thread once the "Re:'s" started showing up. I know this'll sound dumb to all you computer geniuses, but since you say only Macs could access this post, is my computer doing something out of the ordinary here, displaying super-human traits as it were?


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I had no trouble getting into this post-- (well a little, it took a minute or two for me to find the magic spot--) and clit, oh i mean, click on it! and once i gave it some thought.. no more Blank Post but rather nothingness in the subject.


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Well, Mizz Liverwurst's old Netscape via this old Mac shows a thin blue line

Ah, the thin blue line. Appropriate for a dyed-in-the-wool Confederate like yourself, Mizz Grits! [throws another dollar into a Las Vegas slot machine -e]



The idiot also known as Capfka ...
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This is a test. This is only a test.


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space - the final frontier...


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