PipeChat Digest #2581 - Tuesday, December 18, 2001
 
Re: Cats and instruments
  by "Melisma" <melisma@intergate.ca>
Re: Now WAY OT: odd dial phones (was: Grace Cathedral)
  by "Marika E. Buchberger, LRPS" <marika57@earthlink.net>
Re: Cats and instruments
  by "Marika E. Buchberger, LRPS" <marika57@earthlink.net>
 

(back) Subject: Re: Cats and instruments From: "Melisma" <melisma@intergate.ca> Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2001 19:54:38 -0800   At 09:58 PM 17/12/2001 -0600, Mandy wrote: >Glenda- > >LOL, aren't animals' reactions to music funny?     One of my uncles had a dog who had a favourite song. When the family would gather for family devotions, the dog would join them. And whenever they sang 'Jesus Loves Me This I Know...' the dog would howl along with them :)   Melisma (crawling back under her Rock to lurk again)     Visit my Rock at http://www.intergate.ca/personal/melisma/index.html   NOW ANNOUNCING: Parallel Hearts, a new fanfic/discussion list for Imzadi (Will Riker/Deanna Troi, TNG) and Harmon Rabb Jr./Sarah (Mac) MacKenzie (JAG) shippers. Check it out at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Parallel_Hearts today!    
(back) Subject: Re: Now WAY OT: odd dial phones (was: Grace Cathedral) From: "Marika E. Buchberger, LRPS" <marika57@earthlink.net> Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2001 03:54:43 -0500   How about a touch tone phone and a calculator. They too are = backwards..... ;)   Tim Bovard wrote:   > At 08:18 AM 12/18/01 +1300, Ross wrote: > >In NZ, our emergency number is 111. In Britain they use 999, but = someone > >goofed in NZ telephones many, many years ago, and our dials are = different, > >the numbers going in the other direction, so we have 111 instead. > > Hi, Ross -- > > Does this sound familiar? Old black dial telephone, assumed to be = European > (but I don't know *where* in Europe...). Looks much like a typical old = US > dial phone (albeit a somewhat pregnant one), except that the numbers on = the > dial are exactly backwards from US convention. The <0> is where the <1> > should be, (nearest the finger stop on the dial) and vice versa. The > strangest thing about it is that (here, anyway) each hole in the dial > functions as if it was labeled correctly. (i.e., if you dial <911> by = the > *numbers* on this phone (plugged in here), it would actually send <200> = to > the telephone exchange. > > I've always wondered where that thing really came from... ;-) > > Cheers, > > Tim > (who hopes there isn't anyone on this list who doesn't know what a "dial > telephone" is...) > > "Pipe Up and Be Heard!" > PipeChat: A discussion List for pipe/digital organs & related topics > HOMEPAGE : http://www.pipechat.org > List: mailto:pipechat@pipechat.org > Administration: mailto:admin@pipechat.org > Subscribe/Unsubscribe: mailto:requests@pipechat.org   -- ***************************************************** Healthcare references for everyone. "Recipient of the year 2000 Featured Site Award at healthAtoZ.com" http://home.earthlink.net/~marika57/m_erika.html   Internet Safety Lessons. Must reading for everyone. http://home.earthlink.net/~marika57/safetylessons.html *****************************************************      
(back) Subject: Re: Cats and instruments From: "Marika E. Buchberger, LRPS" <marika57@earthlink.net> Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2001 03:58:44 -0500     --------------FDE20B9CC489C7469DB11A7A Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3Dus-ascii Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   Both my cats hate my violin and have in fact learned how to dial "911" when I start playing...   They love the piano, especially when I raise the cover so they can stalk the action.   The flute sends one cat flying out the door to hide, while the other cat loves it so much her ears vibrate and she appears to be smiling :)   Glenda wrote:   > Well, to each his own.One cat jumps on the piano bench and howls at me > to stop playing, and the other sits nearby in the wing chair, hands > folded, listening intently and approvingly, but scowling when I play > something discordant. > > Glenda Sutton > -- ***************************************************** Healthcare references for everyone. "Recipient of the year 2000 Featured Site Award at healthAtoZ.com" http://home.earthlink.net/~marika57/m_erika.html   Internet Safety Lessons. Must reading for everyone. http://home.earthlink.net/~marika57/safetylessons.html *****************************************************     --------------FDE20B9CC489C7469DB11A7A Content-Type: text/html; charset=3Dus-ascii Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   <!doctype html public "-//w3c//dtd html 4.0 transitional//en"> <html> <body bgcolor=3D"#FFFFFF" link=3D"#0000FF" vlink=3D"#0000FF" = lang=3D"EN-US" style=3D"tab-interval:.5in"> Both my cats hate my violin and have in fact learned how to dial "911" when I start playing... <p>They love the piano, especially when I raise the cover so they can = stalk the action. <p>The flute sends one cat flying out the door to hide, while the other cat loves it so much her ears vibrate and she appears to be smiling :) <p>Glenda wrote: <blockquote TYPE=3DCITE><link rel=3DFile-List = href=3D"cid:filelist.xml@01C18734.22BBB2A0"><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:DoNotRelyOnCSS/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <w:WordDocument> <w:SpellingState>Clean</w:SpellingState> <w:GrammarState>Clean</w:GrammarState> <w:DocumentKind>DocumentEmail</w:DocumentKind> <w:EnvelopeVis/> <w:BrowserLevel>MicrosoftInternetExplorer4</w:BrowserLevel> </w:WordDocument> </xml><![endif]--><style> <!-- /* Style Definitions */ p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal {mso-style-parent:""; margin:0in; margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:12.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";} a:link, span.MsoHyperlink {color:blue; text-decoration:underline; text-underline:single;} a:visited, span.MsoHyperlinkFollowed {color:blue; text-decoration:underline; text-underline:single;} span.EmailStyle17 {mso-style-type:personal-reply; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-ansi-font-size:12.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:12.0pt; font-family:Arial; mso-ascii-font-family:Arial; mso-hansi-font-family:Arial; mso-bidi-font-family:Arial; color:blue; font-weight:normal; font-style:normal; text-decoration:none; text-underline:none; text-decoration:none; text-line-through:none;} span.GramE {mso-style-name:""; mso-gram-e:yes;} @page Section1 {size:8.5in 11.0in; margin:1.0in 1.25in 1.0in 1.25in; mso-header-margin:.5in; mso-footer-margin:.5in; mso-paper-source:0;} div.Section1 {page:Section1;} --> </style> <!--[if gte mso 10]> <style> /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman";} </style> <![endif]--><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:shapedefaults v:ext=3D"edit" spidmax=3D"1026" /> </xml><![endif]--><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:shapelayout v:ext=3D"edit"> <o:idmap v:ext=3D"edit" data=3D"1" /> </o:shapelayout></xml><![endif]--> <div class=3DSection1> <div class=3D"MsoNormal"><span style=3D'font-size: 12.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:blue'><font face=3D"Arial"><font = color=3D"#0000FF"><font size=3D+0>Well,&nbsp;<span class=3DGramE>to each his own</span>.<span style=3D'mso-spacerun:yes'></span>One cat jumps on the piano bench and howls at me to stop playing, and the other sits nearby in the wing chair, hands folded, listening intently and = approvingly, but scowling when I play something = discordant.</font></font></font><o:p></o:p></span></div>     <p class=3D"MsoNormal"><span style=3D'font-size: 12.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:blue'><o:p></o:p></span>   <p class=3D"MsoNormal"><span style=3D'font-size: 12.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:blue'><font face=3D"Arial"><font = color=3D"#0000FF"><font size=3D+0>Glenda Sutton</font></font></font><o:p></o:p></span>   <p class=3D"MsoNormal"><span style=3D'font-size: 12.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:blue'><o:p></o:p></span>   <p class=3D"MsoNormal"><span style=3D'font-size: 12.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:blue'><o:p></o:p></span> <blockquote style=3D'border:none;border-left:solid black 1.5pt;padding:0in = 0in 0in 4.0pt; margin-left:3.75pt;margin-top:5.0pt;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:5.0pt'> <div class=3D"MsoNormal" style=3D"margin-left:.5in"><span style=3D'font-size:12.0pt'><o:p></o:p></span></div> </blockquote> </div> </blockquote>   <p>-- <br>***************************************************** <br>Healthcare references for everyone. <br>"Recipient of the year 2000 Featured Site Award at healthAtoZ.com" <br><A = HREF=3D"http://home.earthlink.net/~marika57/m_erika.html">http://home.earth= link.net/~marika57/m_erika.html</A> <p>Internet Safety Lessons. 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