[internetworkers] Folks - This list use to be fun
markrushing at gmail.com
Thu Nov 11 09:08:24 EST 2004
it must be really strange to wear full combat gear while trying to win
the trust of little children. I wonder how expensive a case of Kerry
Edward pens would be right now. I'm sure there are some leftover
boxes of them somewhere.
On Wed, 10 Nov 2004 23:13:58 -0500, matusiak <dave at matusiak.org> wrote:
> On Nov 10, 2004, at 11:29 AM, DonBartholf at aol.com wrote:
> > We all have opinions. What a boring place this would be if we all
> > thought alike. I welcome and look forward to the diversity of opinion
> > as well as the info on this list. Lately - it has become less of a
> > presentation of ideas and cool Internet stuff to more a presentation
> > of insults. Does the world really need that?
> > I propose we let these threads end, that we put away our flame
> > throwers and asbestos undies, and consider important matters such as
> > where to meet in December.
> Don is right. We should be talking about beer. Thank you, Don!
> I think Uzi has the InterNetWorkers Sixth Anniversary and Champagne Jam
> scheduled to take place at Tyler's Taproom in Carrboro (Thursday
> December 2, 2004 at 7 PM). Hope to see you all there.
> Oh yeah - for the last few December meetings, we have been having
> donation drives - usually books or clothes - and Uzi wanted to do that
> again this year. I think this is a good idea, but I've also got a
> special request. I recently heard from a fellow Auburn alum who is
> currently stationed in Baghdad. He said his group (which essentially
> are soldiers doing public relations within the city) could really use
> certain items. Most of the stuff seems mundane, but when you imagine
> being cut off from any possibility of getting these things, they take
> on a whole new importance.
> I have begun collecting some of these items and plan to send a package
> or two over soon. If anyone would like to have anything included (or
> wants to send their own package), then let me know. Attached is a list
> of needed items and an image of hope in terms of what we are
> accomplishing over in Iraq.
> dave ;)
> Hey everyone,
> I thought would just write everyone and say hello. I thought would
> tell everyone how everything is over here in Baghdad a minute ago a
> there was a RPG that went flying by my window outside of my room and
> impacted on a building next to us. Of course that is a nightly
> occurrence. The one good thing is that we do have satalite tv so I get
> to watch the Auburn games. This is best season I have seen in years.
> But over here I am a Civil Affairs Officer. So my job is to plan
> operation for the company to win the hearts and minds of the people of
> Baghdad. That is not an easy thing to do. I have attached a picture
> that shows the kind of stuff we do over here. The funny thing is you
> never see the News Media talk about all the good things we do here on a
> day by day basis or pictures of us doing it.
> Richard W. Duncan
> Baghdad, Iraq
> Pretty much we can use about everything from snacks to hygine items.
> The specific things that we could use are things like:
> Razors, Shaving cream, Lotion, Chap stick, Beef Jerky, Gatorade Powder,
> Toothpaste, Deodorant, Recent published books to read, shampoo, soap,
> laundry detergent
> The school children need pencils, pens, and paper is what the
> headmasters told me.
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