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Msg: 68261
The Yorkshire Tortoise Subject: Theme
Board: Yakking It Up
Author: The Yorkshire TortoiseProfileContactLogbookNote
Date: Feb 1, 2007 12:03 AM
P-118F-300M-1693Inactive > 1 month
Woa......another theme change right in the midst of looking at my logbook. I thought I had added something by mistake!

So is this rugby one just for fun, or do you actually have a holiday to celebrate it?

Love the little rugby balls in the menus :-)

YT
Msg: 68262
MisterSnarky Subject: Re: Theme
Board: Yakking It Up
Author: MisterSnarkyProfileContactLogbookNote
Date: Feb 1, 2007 12:31 AM
P-13F-58M-271Inactive > 1 year
Reply to: Msg 68261 by The Yorkshire Tortoise
Are those rugby balls? From all I have heard about the sport I thought they would have to be spattered with blood and carried by a player with lots more bruises...

MisterSnarky
Msg: 68263
MisterSnarky Subject: Re: Theme
Board: Yakking It Up
Author: MisterSnarkyProfileContactLogbookNote
Date: Feb 1, 2007 12:33 AM
P-13F-58M-271Inactive > 1 year
Reply to: Msg 68262 by MisterSnarky
Oh, yes, and don't forget three cheers for Ryan for all the great work!

MisterSnarky
Msg: 68264
shiloh Subject: Re: Theme
Board: Yakking It Up
Author: shilohProfileContactLogbookNote
Date: Feb 1, 2007 1:05 AM
P-27F-166M-6999
Reply to: Msg 68261 by The Yorkshire Tortoise
Over on this side of the pond it's called football. soccer is soccer and football is football. except for maybe a few small clubs, we don't have rugby. I think our footballs may be a little more pointy than your rugby balls.

Some people celebrate it like a holiday or religion. Personally I could care less. I'd rather be out boxing.

Shiloh
Msg: 68265
Sky Blue Dragon Subject: Re: Theme
Board: Yakking It Up
Author: Sky Blue DragonProfileContactLogbookNote
Date: Feb 1, 2007 1:43 AM
P-15F-107M-312Premium
Reply to: Msg 68264 by shiloh
Amen on the boxing
Msg: 68266
TexasRaggedy Subject: Re: Simple reminders if you are frustrated with PLB ring spe
Board: Postals
Author: TexasRaggedyProfileContactLogbookNote
Date: Feb 1, 2007 2:47 AM
P-2F-137M-28Inactive > 1 month
Reply to: Msg 68178 by JennieGee
I have followed all the plb turn-around msgs this AM. I rarely post on the big board, however, am going to put in my $0.02.....As a full-time student, mom, and wife (in no particular order!), I can at times become a small black hole. I have always tried to be prompt with at least letting my groups know what I have and what is going on. I also am VERY mindful of my time constraints and won't sign up for more than one DVD-type ring at a time. I have an hour+ commute to and from school everyday with a full course load...plus clinical days which are 12 hours. I try to get to the PO at least once a week, yet sometimes that just doesn't happen. I guess, bottom line, what I would like to convey is that yes, I understand the frustration at backlogs (I am in a ring that is like molasses), at the same time, I also understand LIFE can get in the way. I am doing my best to keep my house and son/hubby happy and contented, get my homework done, study for exams, prepare for clinical days, write reports after clinical days, and still have a few minutes of personal time for me where I can be awestruck at the talent that arrives to me in my mailbox! Sorry, this has gone on too long and it doesn't look like Emory is closing due to ice....(even though I have to drive THROUGH the icy areas to get there.) Y'all have a great day! TexasRaggedy
Msg: 68267
IrishRef Subject: Re: Theme
Board: Yakking It Up
Author: IrishRefProfileContactLogbookNote
Date: Feb 1, 2007 3:27 AM
P-400F-1382M-4291
Reply to: Msg 68264 by shiloh
Actually the proper term is American Football.
Msg: 68268
Amyrica Subject: Re: Theme
Board: Yakking It Up
Author: AmyricaProfileContactLogbookNote
Date: Feb 1, 2007 3:31 AM
P-20F-781M-1746Premium
Reply to: Msg 68261 by The Yorkshire Tortoise
Hi YT!

This coming Sunday is the Super Bowl--the big final playoff game between the two best professional football teams over here. (That is American football. We called European football soccer.)

You'll find a very large sector of the population plopped in front of their televisions eating casual party food (like potato chips, hamburgers, and beer) and yelling at the TV. There are a lot of big parties so folks can all yell at the TVs together. For many people who don't care about the teams in the Super Bowl, the best part is the commercials. I believe that this is the most expensive airtime a company can purchase and many put out their best, most creative ads.

Amyrica (who will be playing tennis instead of watching the Super Bowl this year)
Msg: 68269
Pierced8x Subject: Foul called! Improper use of the word 'verb'
Board: Suggestion Box
Author: Pierced8xProfileContactLogbookNote
Date: Feb 1, 2007 3:54 AM
P-3F-6M-98Inactive > 1 year
Hey Ryan,

I was reading through the 'best practices: make your subject count' and came across this:
Quote The noun helps explain what the message is in reference to, while the verb helps explain what action is occurring around the verb.


Now, it is early here and brainfreezes are known to happen... but, shouldn't the sentence end with "...what action is occurring around the noun ?"

=)
Amy
Msg: 68270
Cyclonic Subject: Re: Tips for First Letterbox
Board: Traditional Letterboxes
Author: CyclonicProfileContactLogbookNote
Date: Feb 1, 2007 4:08 AM
P-126F-1656M-2037
Reply to: Msg 68248 by BrewHiker
Quote 1) Don't hide it where finders will have to trudge through sensitive areas where there's no trail.


I agree with your other points, but this is one I hear over and over and, frankly, I think it is a load of BS. I really grow weary of this whole sesitive area nonsense. How about you just put big "keep Off The Grass" signs in the forest, because that is what this amounts to.

You ever actually walk into a forest. There is nobody there. There are not enough people traipsing around the woods to do any kind of irreparable harm.

I say, the further off trail you can plant a box, the better. People are not going to stumble upon it by accident that way.
Msg: 68271
Cyclonic Subject: Re: challenge o' the sprite: big box store challenge
Board: Traditional Letterboxes
Author: CyclonicProfileContactLogbookNote
Date: Feb 1, 2007 4:12 AM
P-126F-1656M-2037
Reply to: Msg 68199 by shiloh
Quote It may just be my screen but I can't read that font.It's not a big deal for me though because it's out of my area. I was just going to read it out of curiosity. :)


It just adds to the challenge. Actually, it prints out very nicely.
Msg: 68272
Subject: Re: a place for people to carve
Board: Event News and Planning
Author: six starsProfileContactLogbookNote
Date: Feb 1, 2007 4:14 AM
P-57F-329M-1247PremiumInactive > 1 year
Reply to: Msg 68221 by Smimle
oh yes, carving with the (4-8 depending on the day) kids running amuck! And she serves lunch (PB&J or Fluff or last nights supper!) Always very nicely appointed with you choice of beverage! Super coffee!
*grin*
six stars
Msg: 68273
Subject: Re: should we be complaining?
Board: State: New Hampshire
Author: six starsProfileContactLogbookNote
Date: Feb 1, 2007 4:15 AM
P-57F-329M-1247PremiumInactive > 1 year
Reply to: Msg 67917 by skier4444
Quote Well since i work at a ski area...........
what ski area?
six stars
Msg: 68275
Subject: Re: Foul called! Improper use of the word 'verb'
Board: Suggestion Box
Author: Alyson WonderlandProfileContactLogbookNote
Date: Feb 1, 2007 4:28 AM
P-13F-226M-1362PremiumRIP
Reply to: Msg 68269 by Pierced8x
I verb your noun, call you three adjectives... and raise you one prepositional phrase.

;-D
Msg: 68276
mudflinginfools Subject: Re: Sssshhh! It's a Surprise Party!
Board: State: Oregon
Author: mudflinginfoolsProfileContactLogbookNote
Date: Feb 1, 2007 4:30 AM
P-1903F-5646M-7086Premium
Reply to: Msg 68242 by Pi
Call me crazy... but isn't posting a surprise party on AQ like renting an ad during the superbowl? Chances are the person's going to watch it... even if they don't like football??!!
*grin*
MFF
Msg: 68277
Shadohart Subject: Re: Theme
Board: Yakking It Up
Author: ShadohartProfileContactLogbookNote
Date: Feb 1, 2007 4:41 AM
P-29F-49M-1622Inactive > 1 year
Reply to: Msg 68264 by shiloh
I know a lot of wives that celebrate Super Sunday as a full day of freedom from answering to hubbies. **Holding up a cup of coffee** Here's to the SuperLadies of Plano Texas. Enjoy it girls!
Msg: 68278
Subject: Re: Foul called! Improper use of the word 'verb'
Board: Suggestion Box
Author: Ballentine BuddiesProfileContactLogbookNote
Date: Feb 1, 2007 4:43 AM
P-14F-26M-221Inactive > 1 year
Reply to: Msg 68275 by Alyson Wonderland
It's all yours 3M's. I fold my paragraph.


Karen
Msg: 68279
castles16 Subject: Re: Stupid appendix! The HMO singers ; )
Board: Yakking It Up
Author: castles16ProfileContactLogbookNote
Date: Feb 1, 2007 4:48 AM
P-59F-236M-261PremiumInactive > 1 year
Reply to: Msg 68253 by teekasue
Quote any medical/dental/including scrips and travel expenses for speacialists in certain circumstances


You can deduct all out-of-pocket medical and dental expenses EXCEPT for cosmetic purposes. This includes deductibles for each visit to the doctor's office. You can deduct mileage (standard rate of 18 cents per mile OR the actual expenses) for every trip to the local doctor, dentist, drug store, etc. You can even deduct other travel expenses; train, plane, taxi. An overnight stay for medical treatment can be deducted ($50 night per person) for the person receiving treatment and/or a parent, but not for the spouse.

You can deduct medical insurance premiums if the money used to pay for those premiums is taxable. Huh? Simply put, some insurances are before-tax and some are after-tax. A before-tax premium is not deductible because it was taken out of your gross income BEFORE you paid your income tax withholding. Which do you have? Ask your employer if you are not sure.

As a tax preparer, my standard question for this deduction was always "Did you have any out-of-pocket medical or dental expenses? Glasses, braces, crutches, bandages, home improvements for the handicap, stop-smoking or weight loss programs? Yes, Weight Watchers weekly fees are deductible, if you have been diagnosed as obese. You can NOT deduct expenses for generic meds like Tylenol, Aspirin, etc.

Quote it has to total that certain %


Medical has to be more that 7.5% of you AGI. Which is basically your total taxable income from ALL sources. This does not include nontaxable income.

Quote So, if I pay the bill this year, but it's for my appendix from last year, can I claim it somehow for 2006 or do I have to wait for when I file my 2007 taxes?


Sorry. You can only claim expenses in the year the expenses were actually paid.

Hope this helps,
castles16
Msg: 68281
Subject: Re: Theme
Board: Yakking It Up
Author: Dilton MartianProfileContactLogbookNote
Date: Feb 1, 2007 5:03 AM
P-2F-73M-407
Reply to: Msg 68268 by Amyrica
Once, 20 odd years ago, I was invited to a Super Bowl party while I was working in America. To start with eveyone was watching every kick and throw, but by the end of the second period there were only a couple of dedicated fans still in the TV lounge. Everyone else was drifted off to the barbeque or pool and was only interested in the scores to see who had won the sweepstake for that period!

If letterboxing had existed in America then I would have been out looking for boxes instead.

DM (who doesn't follow any ball sports)
Msg: 68282
katwrangler Subject: It's snowing
Board: Yakking It Up
Author: katwranglerProfileContactLogbookNote
Date: Feb 1, 2007 5:07 AM
P-2F-112M-120Inactive > 1 year
I am so excited!!!! Today our school got closed and i have a whole day to relax!!! It's just another good time to find some virtuals since the road is slick!!!!!

katwrangler
Msg: 68283
Subject: Harry Potter release date
Board: Reading Room
Author: TurtleMcQProfileContactLogbookNote
Date: Feb 1, 2007 5:07 AM
P-71F-406M-302Inactive > 1 month
For all of you who have been speculating, J.K. Rowling just announced that the final book will be published July 21st. There was much celebrating around our breakfast table this morning when we heard the news!

TurtleMcQ
Msg: 68284
Amyrica Subject: Re: Harry Potter release date
Board: Reading Room
Author: AmyricaProfileContactLogbookNote
Date: Feb 1, 2007 5:10 AM
P-20F-781M-1746Premium
Reply to: Msg 68283 by TurtleMcQ
Cool! Exactly a week after the Order of the Phoenix is released in theaters. As if the book needed more of a push....

Amyrica
Msg: 68285
Subject: Re: It's snowing
Board: Yakking It Up
Author: Dilton MartianProfileContactLogbookNote
Date: Feb 1, 2007 5:13 AM
P-2F-73M-407
Reply to: Msg 68282 by katwrangler
Send some over to this side of the pond! This has been a very warm January with hardly any frost and we've seen no snow at all. Just wind and rain.

Though whether YT can say same I don't know :-)
Msg: 68286
Subject: Re: It's snowing
Board: Yakking It Up
Author: Ballentine BuddiesProfileContactLogbookNote
Date: Feb 1, 2007 5:16 AM
P-14F-26M-221Inactive > 1 year
Reply to: Msg 68282 by katwrangler
We are getting snow here in Columbia, South Carolina also, but for right now, the schools are on a two hour delay. I'm hoping for my son's sake that the schools close because this is the first snow in a couple of years, and he's out there playing in it right now. The flakes are really huge also, so it's the fun snow to play in and make snowballs. I'm scheduled to go into work at noon, but that might change too if the snow continues.


Karen and Son (enjoying the white stuff)
Msg: 68287
Subject: Re: Harry Potter release date
Board: Reading Room
Author: Dilton MartianProfileContactLogbookNote
Date: Feb 1, 2007 5:23 AM
P-2F-73M-407
Reply to: Msg 68284 by Amyrica
For those of a nervous disposition don't look, but for the rest Daniel Radcliffe is going to star in Peter Shaffer's play Equus.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/01/30/npotter30.xml

With this sort of publicity I dare say the theatre will be sold out weeks before.
Msg: 68288
judithandsparky Subject: Re: Generation Gap
Board: Funny Pages
Author: judithandsparkyProfileContactLogbookNote
Date: Feb 1, 2007 5:26 AM
P-165F-1529M-1466Premium
OMG! I love to watch "Dirty Jobs"! Mike is cute but he sooooo strange. Maybe that's why I like him?
Msg: 68289
Amyrica Subject: Re: Harry Potter release date
Board: Reading Room
Author: AmyricaProfileContactLogbookNote
Date: Feb 1, 2007 5:29 AM
P-20F-781M-1746Premium
Reply to: Msg 68287 by Dilton Martian
Interesting that the US version of that same photo stops a bit higher than the UK version!

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070131/ap_en_ce/people_daniel_radcliffe;_ylt=Ahw7
Msg: 68290
Team New Hampshire Subject: Re: Harry Potter release date
Board: Reading Room
Author: Team New HampshireProfileContactLogbookNote
Date: Feb 1, 2007 5:29 AM
P-354F-407M-1639Inactive > 1 year
Reply to: Msg 68287 by Dilton Martian
oh man, i heard about this!
he isn't going to wear anything!
more power to him, cuz i couldn't do it!

rockin and rollin in the granite state
david (team new hampshire)
http://teamnewhampshire.blogspot.com
Msg: 68291
Subject: Re: Back from LBing in NH!
Board: Yakking It Up
Author: six starsProfileContactLogbookNote
Date: Feb 1, 2007 5:51 AM
P-57F-329M-1247PremiumInactive > 1 year
Reply to: Msg 68003 by KBgirl
Quote It was fun meeting six satrs.

it was fun meeting you, too!
six stars *knowing about fingers working faster than spell check!*
Msg: 68292
Subject: Re: Canton Winterfest
Board: State: New York
Author: LOSTGIRLProfileContactLogbookNote
Date: Feb 1, 2007 5:52 AM
P-27F-269M-46Inactive > 1 year
Reply to: Msg 68172 by Ithacabelle
Yes, you might not recognize the place...

Josie's & Sergi's still running strong, but Willow Island Restaurant is gone...they turned that whole spot into the park (had to do some major clean up) There is a newer restaurant: 1844 House (replacing the older one by same name) on Rt 11 Between Potsdam and Canton that serves lots of vegetarian entrees. The yarn/knitting shop is gone in Canton as well, by Misty Hollow in Potsdam carries lots of knitting supplies as well as a new place in Canton called Linsley Woolies, I think.

Can you tell I would for the chamber of commerce???

The Farmer's Market is bigger than ever and the Coop in Potsdam is still doing great.
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