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Forum: The Library Café May 12 2018, 11:52 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

I've been having computer problems that were finally solved by a new DELL all in one. My regular computer comes and goes with Windoze starting or not starting depending on its mood. And my backup...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Mar 8 2018, 07:45 AM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
New Pern Book

Well now isn't this interesting and very unexpected?

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Forum: The Library Café Sep 12 2017, 04:17 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

Well there wasn't much damage in the area of Florida my niece lives and she will be heading back by the end of the week. On the other hand guess who might be getting left over rain from Irma on the...
Forum: The Library Café Sep 10 2017, 08:22 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

That is true, but who knows which way Hurricane Jose is going. Right now all they can say for sure is north.
Forum: The Library Café Sep 9 2017, 12:32 AM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

I've got a niece who lives in Florida and she has evacuated to her sister's place in Hampton Roads/ Tidewater Virginia. If the two of them have to evacuate from there they are heading for their mom...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 7 2017, 10:32 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

I agree with the part about some of you having years on me, but I made the mistake of living la vida loca (or since I'm a guy el vido loco) when I was younger and it put a lot of extra miles on me...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 7 2017, 08:45 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

When I was younger before the arthritis took over my knees I would walk them . These days if an elevator or ramp aren't available I let them take me up to the next level.
Forum: The Library Café May 30 2017, 01:32 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

It wasn't that bad to me since I've been through earthquakes that shook more. I'm actually looking forward to my birthday in two years since I'm almost qualified for a life time discount at work. I...
Forum: The Library Café May 30 2017, 01:16 AM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

Well it wasn't a direct hit but the light standard it hit was melted and was about 50 feet away from the outside wall by our primary breakers.
Forum: The Library Café May 30 2017, 01:11 AM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

Thanks Allen.

I was surprised this evening when the people I worked with on third shift brought me a cake while I was finishing up in the dairy cooler. I was actually quite touched since it has...
Forum: The Library Café May 29 2017, 12:07 AM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

I had just locked up my telxon and printer in preparation to clock out for the day this evening when our store was either struck by or caught the backlash from a very close lightning strike. And it...
Forum: The Library Café May 20 2017, 12:00 AM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

Maw glad to see you are alright. Before you or Kibby go check on the NKT be warned there have been some changes while you were away.

(apologies to Hans for the second sentence.)
Forum: The Library Café May 7 2017, 10:28 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

You will be missed over there Allen (Gryphon) I do hope you change your mind later since you were one of the few over there that didn't ridicule me for my political beliefs.
Forum: The Library Café May 7 2017, 10:23 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

Nice table and I like your bookshelves as well. For the curious among us is the table hardwood or bamboo? I know it can't be river stones (my third choice) from what I can see of it these days.
Forum: The Library Café May 6 2017, 01:09 AM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

Like I said I won't do it since I'm his current favorite target and to me it smacks of being retaliation. However I think this part of the thread should be ended since he isn't on this site and it is...
Forum: The Library Café May 5 2017, 12:40 AM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

I'm another one of the hosts over at the NKT and have came close to giving Milo that one week vacation. I didn't since the person he was giving the grief to was me and I didn't want it to look like I...
Forum: The Library Café Apr 12 2017, 08:16 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

At least the letters are on the same row of the keyboard and next to each other. The typos I hate are when the letters are on different rows and different ends.
Forum: The Library Café Feb 8 2017, 06:16 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

Actually they still have the two road courses at Watkins Glenn, NY and Sanoma, California. Those two and the short mile or less in length tracks are my favorites.
Forum: The Library Café Jan 20 2017, 02:16 AM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: Webcomics - Do you read them?

My two favorites are "Sequential Art" and "The Whiteboard", but I also read "Terminal Lance" and "Gone with The Blastwave". And of course "Sluggy Freelance".

...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 4 2015, 12:54 AM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

Maw it is not because it is useful that it won't happen, but because it is not cost effective. I have done a bit of research on this and it would actually cost more to transport water from water rich...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 4 2015, 12:45 AM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

P'ter there can be a difference in scale between areas of the US as well. I've been living in Fort Wayne, Indiana long enough that it is "normal" to me:). On the other hand I've meet people here from...
Forum: The Library Café Dec 18 2014, 11:23 AM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

Another place you could try is the Slush Pile forum at Baen's Bar on the Baen website (baen.com under baen community). This is not the submission area for them, but an area of the forums for people...
Forum: The Library Café Oct 28 2014, 12:18 AM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

They are. Work had them done for those of us who worked Thanksgiving last year as part of the meal they supply for us that day and night.
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Aug 3 2014, 12:19 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: Warner Bros. options The Dragonriders of Pern

I think right now the only two science fiction or fantasy franchises that have firm options are David Weber's "Honor Harrington" series, and Eric Flint's 1632verse. The Weber series is in movie...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 21 2014, 10:05 AM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

Wish I could attend the sale to help, but I am just a wee bit to far to drive for a yard sale.
Forum: The Library Café Apr 18 2014, 11:07 AM
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Views: 1,114
Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: San Diego Comic-Con Gather?

Wish I could, but for personal reasons I'm not willing to return to San Diego even though I was raised in San Diego county.
Forum: The Library Café Feb 18 2014, 07:38 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: Olympics

Think of it as a weird version of shuffleboard on ice.
Forum: The Library Café Jan 30 2014, 12:24 AM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: French fries

I prefer steak cut fries with a nice mild non-bean chili and extra sharp Chedder Cheese.
Forum: The Library Café Dec 19 2013, 01:50 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

I'm glad I wasn't drinking when I got to the punch line.:D Mainly because I'd need a new keyboard.
Forum: The Library Café Dec 9 2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,875
Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: Christmas music time and traditions!

Yeap sure do and my favorite off of it is "Why I Love Christmas". I also got the new Christmas albums by Trace Adkins ("The King's Gift"), Il Volo ("Buon Natale: The Christmas Album") and Gretchen...
Forum: The Library Café Dec 8 2013, 09:46 AM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Forum: The Library Café Dec 1 2013, 08:45 AM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: Christmas music time and traditions!

I rotate it on a MP3 player I use for nothing but Christmas music. And it is the only one I use from Thanksgiving through Christmas. I also listen to Christmas music from just after Halloween through...
Forum: The Library Café Nov 30 2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,875
Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: Christmas music time and traditions!

EVERYBODY!! Seriously I have something like 20gigs of Christmas music on my computer and it includes everything Dean Martin, The Chipmunks, Celtic albums, Country albums, operatic albums, Christmas...
Forum: The Library Café Nov 21 2013, 11:15 AM
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Views: 380,761
Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

I'm a 6'2" 300 pound 50 year old with arthiritis and it shows. However, my uncle is a retired Navy SEAL with more missions then I care to count. He taught his children and most of his nieces and...
Forum: The Library Café Nov 20 2013, 11:16 PM
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Views: 380,761
Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What is happening

Yes somebody tried it on me a couple weeks ago when I was downtown doing my weekly library run. Two things "bleep"ed it up for them. The police officer they didn't see behind them, and the fact that...
Forum: The Library Café Nov 9 2013, 12:17 PM
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Views: 2,103
Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: Going somewhere?

Ireland to see where my people came from.
Forum: Café Archives Jan 31 2008, 10:48 AM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: It's Snowing Again....

Are you sure you want to ask that question? I went to work at 10pm Tuesday evening with it 52F and rainy. Went back outside at midnight to it being 12F, extremely windy, and snowy.
Forum: The Information Desk and Suggestion Box May 25 2007, 01:04 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: Inactive Members - FYI

Testing, testing. Ok I'm still active even if I lurk more then I post.
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Jun 2 2006, 01:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,403
Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: I can't believe I found this!!!!

Just over $100. And it's gonna join my other rarities in my safety deposit box. I'll post the number later. I don't feel like dressing to go out to the living room to get it.

On an off topic note...
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Jun 1 2006, 11:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,403
Posted By SpaceCowboy
I can't believe I found this!!!!

In the collecting highlights thread #15 about the chapbook"Habit is an Old Horse" I mentioned I thought I had saw it at a local used bookstore. Well today I finally had time to visit the store again....
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Jun 1 2006, 11:29 PM
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Views: 1,999
Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: Things found on eBay

I've got that first one. Bought it new in 1982.
Forum: Café Archives May 31 2006, 08:15 PM
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Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: Which music are you listening to?

Oh yeah. My favorite song on that album is actually the Jerry Jeff Walker version of "Up Against The Wall Redneck Mother". :evil:
Forum: Café Archives May 30 2006, 07:59 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 10,919
Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: Which music are you listening to?

Compilation album "Redneck Country". Specificly the song "Rednecks, White Socks, and Blue Ribbon Beer" by Johnny Russell.
Forum: Café Archives May 29 2006, 01:11 PM
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Views: 1,220
Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: Oops, SpaceCowboy snuck in and made it a triple!

Thanks all, I had thought it was public already.:sorry:
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room May 19 2006, 07:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,911
Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: Dream Collectible

Anne dream collectable would be hardbacks of both "The Ship Who Sang" and "The Ship Who Searched". I call that a dream because I don't know if such a thing exists.

Non- Anne dream collectable is...
Forum: Café Archives May 3 2006, 07:38 PM
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Views: 4,060
Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: Hooked on crochet

Although I am male at one time I did quite a few crocheted items. Then I got older and found other outlets (primarily drafting and CAD drafting) for my creative urges. There isn't any way to attach...
Forum: Café Archives Apr 25 2006, 07:02 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 10,919
Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: Which music are you listening to?

Shooter Jennings- Electric Rodeo CD. Man oh man he sounds like his dad on this one!
Forum: Café Archives Apr 19 2006, 08:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,239
Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: What movies are you WAITING for?

"Flags of our Fathers" directed by Clint Eastwood. This is the story of the TWO flag raisings at Mt. Suribuchi on Iwo Jima during WW2. And he got permission to film it at Mt. Suribuchi which is...
Forum: Doona and Dinosaur Planet/Planet Pirates Apr 14 2006, 11:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,982
Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: If Sassinak was ever made for the large or small screen...

I agree she might work as Sassinak, but personally think that the role should go to an unknown.

Also If David Weber has his way the only way Ms. Jolie will get into an Honor Harrington movie is to...
Forum: Collecting Highlights Archives Apr 11 2006, 09:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,121
Posted By SpaceCowboy
Re: Collecting Highlight (15) - Habit is an Old Horse [chapbook edition]

Ohhhhhhh myyyyyy. I think I had better get back to my local used book store. I'm pretty sure I saw a copy of that book on the shelf. The only reason I didn't look closer is the fact that I had a...
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