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For those interested, the September 2007 (yes, 2007) newsletter has just been published. There are extensive first-person accounts of the Centennial celebration. Those by the Silvers are quite dismissive and dissapointing - they focus on the wonderful food they enjoyed in Kansas City and how disappointed they were with the food choices at the Gala Dinner. Sigh...

Some of the other articles are interesting, though.

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We're aware of it. An appallingly sad effort and an embarrassment to the whole community on almost every level. Even the articles you're commending have been extensively "edited to suit" - I saw most of them in the original years ago and what's been stripped out is just further embarrassment to all. I can't imagine what they were thinking.

But then, what else is new? It's not like it's a secret why we're here.

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JackKelly wrote:
For those interested, the September 2007 (yes, 2007) newsletter has just been published.


Woah! What the ... :o

That was unexpected.

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That was unexpected.

Yes, in much the same way that sudden twitching in any corpse is unexpected. I must say it's extremely delayed onset for Cheyne-Stokes. :mrgreen:


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I can't say it's true for all the copies of that edition, of course, but mine came on oversized paper with registration marks that seemed to indicate where it should have been trimmed, but wasn't. I've never seen that before. Weird.

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I can't say it's true for all the copies of that edition, of course, but mine came on oversized paper with registration marks that seemed to indicate where it should have been trimmed, but wasn't. I've never seen that before. Weird.


Since I was unceremoniously dropped from the membership roles for not paying my dues * :cry: I did not receive a hard copy in the mail.


* and backtalking the secretary/treasurer :mrgreen:

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Since I was unceremoniously dropped from the membership roles for not paying my dues * :cry:

* and backtalking the secretary/treasurer :mrgreen:


Jack, I hope we get to meet in the not too distant future; I'd like to buy you a drink.


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JackKelly wrote:
Since I was unceremoniously dropped from the membership roles for not paying my dues * :cry:

* and backtalking the secretary/treasurer :mrgreen:


Jack, I hope we get to meet in the not too distant future; I'd like to buy you a drink.


Look forward to it, Peter.

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Jim, I should have been more explicit. My surprise was the photo on page 3. I don't remember Geo taking that shot.

At least I now have proof of my attendance. 8-)

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Jim, I should have been more explicit. My surprise was the photo on page 3. I don't remember Geo taking that shot.

Ah. Too many surprises at once, and it's easy to get confused. :D

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At least I now have proof of my attendance.

But if there's no photo of you in the "hospitality suite," how do you know you REALLY attended? Hmm? :roll:


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