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4/21/2011 03:48 PM EDT

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David Ashton
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David Ashton   4/23/2011 12:19:28 AM
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Glen...ref Insomnia...I keep a bottle of port handy for such occasions.... I couldn't post this as a reply as the "reply" button on comments below 2nd-level responses goes off the edge of the page now...does everyone get this or is it just me with my antique 800 MHz P4 with W2000 and IE6? (I have the week after easter off...10 days off for 3 days leave...good value...but one of my projects is to put together my "new" 2 GHz PC with XP and IE8 - with bits begged or bought for a song from mates who have to have the latest and greatest.)

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zeeglen   4/22/2011 11:48:08 PM
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First deduction is correct, a night owl in the USA. It's called insomnia, so if some of my posts seem a bit strange they are the product of a fuzzy mind that cannot sleep.

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Max The Magnificent   4/22/2011 2:21:07 PM
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I certainly remember the song "My boomerang won't come back" but it wasn't in my mind when I penned that title -- although now i think about it another good title would have been "Great (radioactive) balls of fire -- maybe I'll use that for the next article once David has got my Geiger counter working (said Max, hopefully :-)

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Max The Magnificent   4/22/2011 2:19:06 PM
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WONDERFUL!!!

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David Ashton   4/22/2011 12:41:05 PM
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Where are you, Glen? You are either very much a night person in the US, or else you're in Europe somewhere I reckon, as your comments always seem to come in the dead of the US night...??

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zeeglen   4/22/2011 12:14:16 PM
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This is hilarious! Good stuff, David. Last verse wording reminds of a current topic combined with an old song, "I'm flipped out about Cisco..." which keeps resonating with "She's flipped out about me..." (with apologies to Donovan) The related topic "My Geiger counter doesn't count" resonates with "My boomerang won't come back" (Charlie Drake) Have to wonder, only the editors know for sure, if some of these headlines are intentionally coined to resemble well-known songs.

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David Ashton   4/22/2011 2:09:00 AM
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Not too hot, but best I can do at short notice with the missus chirping at me to get the lawn mowed.... There was a young lad name of Max Who said he just couldnít relax ĎCos his counter was dead (Although there was a LED that stayed on all the time), thatís the facts! So he sent it across to Australia Because it was such of a failure For David to fix it Letís hope that he licks it Else HE will be labeled the failure! Max has some marbles, theyíre yellow He got from a very kind fellow They should make some clicks If the counter is fixed Then Max will be ever so mellow...

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David Ashton   4/22/2011 1:08:34 AM
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"...As soon as I get my (working) Geiger counter back from David...) I'm touched by your faith, Max, even though your implication is that I don't have any balls....

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Max The Magnificent   4/21/2011 7:18:07 PM
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Now I'm reminded of some old adverts for teabags in England featuring chimps. One involved a father and son team in white overalls moving a piano (a take-off of Laural and Hardy, I think). They pause for a tea break with the older chimp sitting on the piano stool and the young chimp standing at the end of the piano. The young chimp says "Dad, do you know the piano's on my foot?" The father replies "You hum it son, and I'll play it." (grin)

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Max The Magnificent   4/21/2011 7:14:56 PM
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You must admit that this was an attention-getting title if ever you saw one :-)

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