Posts by Angela

1) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Raccoon Update XXIV - All Are Welcome In The Critter Cafe (Message 1855775)
Posted 8 days ago by Profile Angela
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Eric experimented with water cooling his computer system once. Given the number of algae strains he managed to grow in our garage, I was sad that I didn't know more about botany.

The following picture best expresses my opinion on water cooling:
2) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Tullio joins the Mod team (Message 1855563)
Posted 10 days ago by Profile Angela
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Welcome, Tullio! We are happy to have you on our current team.
3) Message boards : Cafe SETI : If I get your goat :) (Message 1855562)
Posted 10 days ago by Profile Angela
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Is this thread for real, or are you pulling my leg?
4) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Mr. Kevvy is now a forum moderator (Message 1855312)
Posted 11 days ago by Profile Angela
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Some of you never knew that I was once a mod. For a very short time, I was among the annointed ones.

If I am correctly remembering seti "ancient history", there was a time when seti used an "auto-mods" system. A forum program noted which accounts posted most frequently and automatically gave these very active posters mod-buttons. The thinking behind this system was that those who posted most frequently must care the most about the forums, and would therefore be the best stewards of this sacred place.

Oh sure, you all laugh now!!!

Anyway, mistakes are not mistakes if one learns from them.

Yay Fred!!! Long may he reign.
5) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Mr. Kevvy is now a forum moderator (Message 1854467)
Posted 14 days ago by Profile Angela
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Welcome Mr. Kevvy!!! We are so happy to have you on our current team!!!
6) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Relay for Life 2017 (Message 1854463)
Posted 14 days ago by Profile Angela
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And still lots of time until the event in June...

Go Blurf Go!!!
7) Message boards : Cafe SETI : The oldies fight back! (Message 1853743)
Posted 17 days ago by Profile Angela
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Just out of curiosity. What phone did you get?

Actually, Eric got it for me, after years of nagging on his part. I use a Nexus 5 and Eric uses a Nexus 6. We're both on Google Fi.
8) Message boards : Politics : A modest proposal (Message 1853678)
Posted 18 days ago by Profile Angela
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Sigh.... if only their numbers totaled "one".

There are two viable responses to people who appear to be only posting in order to set fire to powder kegs.

Option one is to respond calmly and rationally. Point out fallacies and refrain from name calling.

I'll admit that sometimes, this is difficult to do.

Option two is to not respond at all. We all know the worst offenders... those who seem to post for the pure joy of upsetting others. We have it within us, as a community, to strip these people of power by ignoring them. Few things would upset them more.

I'll admit that sometimes, this is even harder to do than Option One.
9) Message boards : Politics : March For Science - Earth Day 2017 (Message 1853647)
Posted 18 days ago by Profile Angela
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President Donald Trump appears to have little regard for science.

President Trump has stated that he thinks global climate change is a hoax. It is not.
He has stated that vaccines cause autism. They do not.
He has stated that US healthcare workers infected with Ebola should not be let back into the country to be treated. Thank goodness he wasn't president last year.
He has stated that he does not think that public health spending returns a good investment. Smoking cessation education, drunk driving laws, vaccination programs and water fluoridation all indicate otherwise.

Eric and I are planning to participate in the March For Science taking place on April 22nd in Washington DC

If others are planning to attend, please post here or drop me a pm. Perhaps we can march together, or at least meet for coffee?

If you cannot go to Washington DC, but still want to participate in this public demonstration, look for a local march in your area. I know there are several planned in the SF Bay Area and there is probably one near you.
10) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Raccoon Update XXIV - All Are Welcome In The Critter Cafe (Message 1853593)
Posted 18 days ago by Profile Angela
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Baby raccoon loses mother to car accident – elderly dog adopts him as her own

Sweet!
11) Message boards : Cafe SETI : The oldies fight back! (Message 1853331)
Posted 19 days ago by Profile Angela
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You're all a load of street cred posers :-))

I finally bit the bullet and got one of those darn smarty-pants phone thingies.

I begrudgingly admit that there are aspects of this technology that I now find very convenient. If that makes me a street cred poser, well... so be it.
12) Message boards : Cafe SETI : OH, Hello again.......I am back for a while. (Message 1852712)
Posted 21 days ago by Profile Angela
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Brain chemicals..........check.
Whiskey.........check.
Sanity.............check.


Litter box scooper........check
Plastic bags.......check
Carpet cleaner.......check
Cat carrier.........check
Mod buttons..........check
13) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Don't know where it should go? Stick it here! Part IV (Message 1852588)
Posted 21 days ago by Profile Angela
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It will be very interesting to see how life evolves on several different planets. Interesting to see if plants, animals, fungus are on other worlds or if it takes an unrecognizable path.

14) Message boards : Cafe SETI : OH, Hello again.......I am back for a while. (Message 1852501)
Posted 22 days ago by Profile Angela
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LOL!

Goodnight, Mark.
15) Message boards : Cafe SETI : OH, Hello again.......I am back for a while. (Message 1852497)
Posted 22 days ago by Profile Angela
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Night out at the opera?

16) Message boards : Cafe SETI : OH, Hello again.......I am back for a while. (Message 1852495)
Posted 22 days ago by Profile Angela
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Every "gurl's" wardrobe should include a little black cocktail dress...

17) Message boards : Cafe SETI : OH, Hello again.......I am back for a while. (Message 1852493)
Posted 22 days ago by Profile Angela
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Here's a little number for you, in case you and Lori decide to "tie the knot"...

18) Message boards : Cafe SETI : OH, Hello again.......I am back for a while. (Message 1852491)
Posted 22 days ago by Profile Angela
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Did you attend Catholic school as a child?

19) Message boards : Cafe SETI : OH, Hello again.......I am back for a while. (Message 1852489)
Posted 22 days ago by Profile Angela
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Be careful what you wish for...

20) Message boards : Cafe SETI : OH, Hello again.......I am back for a while. (Message 1852487)
Posted 22 days ago by Profile Angela
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Color me disappointed, as I was rather enjoying the image...



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