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Robetr Buxbaum r.i.p.

Old Jan 23rd 2007, 12:30 pm
  #46  
Gregory Morrow
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David Horne wrote:

> Markku Grönroos <[email protected]> wrote:
>
> > "EvelynVogtGamble(Divamanque)" <[email protected]> kirjoitti
> > viestissÀ:[email protected]...
> > >
> >
> > >>
> > >> Your posts are not appreciated in rte though. I can tell this much.
> > >
> > > Really? How do you determine that? (Since most people have
kill-filed
> > > YOU, that may say something about how well YOUR mean-spirited,
> > > anti-Semite, homophobic posts here are "appreciated".)
> >
> > You honestly believe they haven't killfiled you?
>
> The only reason you haven't been killfiled by a lot of people is that
> there's something amusing about watching the carcrash of your
> foulmouthed drunken posts.


Lol...

David, you have just nicely summed up the essence of the attraction of
Usenet...

:-)

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Old Jan 23rd 2007, 5:16 pm
  #47  
David Horne
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Padraig Breathnach <[email protected]> wrote:

> [email protected] (Poetic Justice) wrote:
>
> > Robert Buxbaum was respected and knowledgeable contributor to this
> >Newsgroup.
> >
> > I had read his posts for 5yrs before he left, which was our loss.
> >
> > Seeing that this Thread will be achived in Google and might easily be
> >brought up by his family and friends, how about stopping the petty
> >flaming...just on this *one* Thread? Regards, Walter
> >
> It's not my usual form, but I add a "me too" here. I liked Bux, and
> respect his memory.

Does that mean that you'll never post anything off-topic or veering away
from the subject line in the future then? In my opinion, only one post
(that I read) in the entire thread was disrespectful. I changed the
subject line on my follow-up to it.

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Old Jan 23rd 2007, 6:19 pm
  #48  
Free magic sheep
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On Jan 23, 8:29 pm, Magda <[email protected]> wrote:
> On Tue, 23 Jan 2007 20:14:46 +0100, in rec.travel.europe, Martin <[email protected]>
> arranged some electrons, so they looked like this:
>
> ... On Tue, 23 Jan 2007 20:09:04 +0100, Magda <[email protected]> wrote:
> ...
> ... >On Tue, 23 Jan 2007 20:56:59 +0200, in rec.travel.europe, Markku Gr�nroos
> ... ><[email protected]> arranged some electrons, so they looked like this:
> ... >
> ... > ...
> ... > ... "EvelynVogtGamble(Divamanque)" <[email protected]> kirjoitti
> ... > ... viestiss�:[email protected]...
> ... > ... >
> ... > ...
> ... > ... >>
> ... > ... >> Your posts are not appreciated in rte though. I can tell this much.
> ... > ... >
> ... > ... > Really? How do you determine that? (Since most people have kill-filed
> ... > ... > YOU, that may say something about how well YOUR mean-spirited,
> ... > ... > anti-Semite, homophobic posts here are "appreciated".)
> ... > ...
> ... > ... You honestly believe they haven't killfiled you?
> ... >
> ... >I have not.
> ...
> ... and why should we?
>
> No reason at all - but Markku is next in my list.

'on my list'
 
Old Jan 23rd 2007, 6:58 pm
  #49  
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On 24/01/07 7:16, in article 1hsfo0n.1vd3kd52k8v3uN%[email protected],
"David Horne, _the_ chancellor *" <[email protected]> wrote:

> I changed the
> subject line on my follow-up to it.


I took the opportunity of looking up some old posts, around 2000, and
noticed posters did not enter into disputes as easily as now.

Around 2000 or the late 90s we had a steady string of visitors
from this group come through Paris and we had the opportunity
of having a drink or meal with them. We had a drink with
with Robert and his wife at least twice, are our local
caf�, the Nemrod, which at that time was not bad. The original
owner sold out and it has gone through two different owners
since and is not what is used to be. Also Jack (from Belgium)
came through and Michael Forest from Britain. In the later case
we also met his wife and him in London. Anyway, if you
google on google groups the author Robert Buxbaum and the
subject Nemrod, you will get some of the tone of the discussions.

Robert could disagree or correct you without the discussion going
into a sandbox fight, merely an exchange between the civilised.

From 1996, a commentary by Robert on one of my "weather reports"

We were discussion the attribution of the awards for
a "Bar � Vin". Robert informed me that a particular award
is only given once, which I did not know before he told me.

>But we are in 1996. So I asked my wife about how long they
>could keep pushing an award they received now 4 years ago?
>As is common practice in Paris, if a restaurant receives
>a mention in a guide, for the owner to cut out the recommendation
>(if good, obviously) and paste it on their window. If
>later the guide drops the restaurant from their list, no
>matter, the owner will still display the ancient item.

Isn't it true that the "Best Wine Bar" award is never givin twice to the
same establishment, or am I mistaken? If it can only be achieved once,
then it is really a lifetime award or rather election into a elite club.
But as I said, I could be wrong.

>But the Nemrod does open around 7AM but the chairs are
>still on the table and the cleaning woman has sprinkled
>sawdust on the floors and is washing the floors. In this
>environment one is forced to stand at the comptoir and
>down a grande creme and croissant without getting a chance
>of sitting down while the cleaning woman slopping the mob
>around your feet and while you are forced to stand aside,
>doing that strange dance early morning cafe clients are
>addicted to. By 7:30 you can sit down, maybe. The advantage
>of standing at the comptoir is that it is cheaper than
>sitting down.

Breakfast at the counter always makes me feel like a real Parisian. It's
kind of like I really have some place to rush off to after breakfast.
;-) Besides, we get up so late that we don't feel we have time to sit in
a cafe until later in the afternoon. Otherwise we'd miss lunch. ;-)

>Anyway, last night's Le Monde finally designated for me
>what kind of food the Nemrod serves, it was assigned
>a "cusine de menage" attribution, or what might be
>translated as "home cooking" although not even that is
>quite right. The single plates they serve represent enough
>for a lunch time meal, i.e. one does not have to go
>through the routine of an entree + main plate + dessert or
>cheese prix fixe menu which is standard in a "real"
>restaurant.

A little salade, or cruditees seems necessary for arterial cleansing after
the sausages and pommes frites. ;-)

A lot of cafes serve "food", of sorts, most of

>it so bad and so expensive that their offerings have
>sponsored the enormous rise in the consumption of fast
>foods in Paris, MacDonald's is not the only beneficiary of
>the food pirates at work in Paris.

I have noticed a growing disinterest in food in France by the masses, over
the years. I like to think there's an elite food consciousness still in
operation. There are times I feel the fine restaurants are supported by
the overseas pilgrims. ;-(

- Show quoted text -
You should visit Daguin, in Auch, who "lightens" a sauce bernaise, by
substituting goose fat for the butter. He will note the longevity of
Gascons as well as their high rate of consumption of goose fat and sugar.
Fortunately, my wife seems to ignore my artieries when we eat at expensive
restaurants, especially when we travel. That business of sedentary desk
jobs is well taken, however.

Yes the food is only OK, as I think I agreed in an email, but I would jump
for the chance to eat one of their andouillettes. It's one of those
things I just can't find in NY. In fact the ordinary food of France is
gettin mediocre and the haute cuisine can be matched in NY. The
andouillete may remain as the excuse for my next trip.

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Old Jan 23rd 2007, 7:49 pm
  #50  
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"EvelynVogtGamble(Divamanque)" <[email protected]> kirjoitti
viestiss�:[email protected]...
>
>
> As well as any sane person would WANT to, certainly! (Too bad every
> newsgroup seems to acquire a few sick individuals who feel they must
> parade their warped mental state before the world, but if that's the price
> we must pay for freedom of speech on the Internet, I accept it gladly.)
>>
A few? For instance rte is populated by zillions of American barmy folks. I
have always wondered what do you eat there in America.
 
Old Jan 23rd 2007, 8:00 pm
  #51  
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On Wed, 24 Jan 2007 08:58:41 +0100, Earl Evleth <[email protected]>
wrote:

>On 24/01/07 7:16, in article 1hsfo0n.1vd3kd52k8v3uN%[email protected],
>"David Horne, _the_ chancellor *" <[email protected]> wrote:

>I took the opportunity of looking up some old posts, around 2000, and
>noticed posters did not enter into disputes as easily as now.
>
>Around 2000 or the late 90s we had a steady string of visitors
>from this group come through Paris and we had the opportunity
>of having a drink or meal with them. We had a drink with
>with Robert and his wife at least twice, are our local
>caf�, the Nemrod, which at that time was not bad. The original
>owner sold out and it has gone through two different owners
>since and is not what is used to be. Also Jack (from Belgium)
>came through and Michael Forest from Britain. In the later case
>we also met his wife and him in London.

Actually, I was wondering about Michael Forrest just last week. It's
been a long time since he's posted here. Does anyone know how he's
doing?

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Old Jan 23rd 2007, 8:44 pm
  #52  
-Martin
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On Wed, 24 Jan 2007 00:14:45 +0100, [email protected] (David Horne, _the_
chancellor (*)) wrote:

>B Vaughan <[email protected]> wrote:
>
>> On Mon, 22 Jan 2007 12:44:15 -0700, "EvelynVogtGamble(Divamanque)"
>> <[email protected]> wrote:
>>
>> >
>> >Yes, I always enjoyed his posts, too. I don't know about
>> >other newsgroup readers, but I always appreciate it when
>> >someone thinks to announce such departures, here. So often
>> >people disappear from the group leaving no trace, and those
>> >of us who valued their cyber-acquaintance are left wondering
>> >what happened to them.
>>
>> Normally, no one would ever know that a person had died. If I get run
>> over by a truck tomorrow, who would tell you?
>
>You can alway check my publishers' website (www.boosey.com/horne) for
>news of my demise. Don't bother with my website though- I haven't
>updated it in ages!

and your student's modifications to Wiki.
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Old Jan 23rd 2007, 8:46 pm
  #53  
-Martin
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On Wed, 24 Jan 2007 00:14:46 +0100, [email protected] (David Horne, _the_
chancellor (*)) wrote:

>Padraig Breathnach <[email protected]> wrote:
>
>> B Vaughan<[email protected]> wrote:
>>
>> >Normally, no one would ever know that a person had died. If I get run
>> >over by a truck tomorrow, who would tell you?
>>
>> A fair observation: usually there is no mechanism, unless there is
>> personal contact outside such fora as usenet.
>
>And to add to the already expressed sentiments of other, thanks to
>Sheila for posting this.

Their is almost always somebody communicating via snail or e-mail with a poster
who dies.
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Old Jan 23rd 2007, 8:48 pm
  #54  
Padraig Breathnach
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[email protected] (David Horne, _the_ chancellor (*)) wrote:

>Padraig Breathnach <[email protected]> wrote:
>
>> [email protected] (Poetic Justice) wrote:
>>
>> > Robert Buxbaum was respected and knowledgeable contributor to this
>> >Newsgroup.
>> >
>> > I had read his posts for 5yrs before he left, which was our loss.
>> >
>> > Seeing that this Thread will be achived in Google and might easily be
>> >brought up by his family and friends, how about stopping the petty
>> >flaming...just on this *one* Thread? Regards, Walter
>> >
>> It's not my usual form, but I add a "me too" here. I liked Bux, and
>> respect his memory.
>
>Does that mean that you'll never post anything off-topic or veering away
>from the subject line in the future then? In my opinion, only one post
>(that I read) in the entire thread was disrespectful. I changed the
>subject line on my follow-up to it.

Walter asked people to desist from petty flaming. There is plenty of
that.

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Old Jan 23rd 2007, 8:50 pm
  #55  
Earl Evleth
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On 24/01/07 10:00, in article [email protected], "B
Vaughan" <[email protected]> wrote:

> Actually, I was wondering about Michael Forrest just last week. It's
> been a long time since he's posted here. Does anyone know how he's
> doing?

Based on his google profile his postings terminated in 2001
going from a couple of hundred per month in the early part
of the year, decreasing and ending in September with 7, nothing after.

Although one should not presume too much about this since I myself
decreased to essentially zero on soc.retirement because of the toxicity
of that group. And as often, the subject matter treated on a group
has nothing to do with the title! I also know of other situations
in which people have just quit feeling they were wasting their time
(which is mainly true). I myself worked with computers since the
early 1960s and on terminals since the 80s, so on retirement I
am doing the same sort of thing. The problem is that PCs are
not really "computers", they are mostly not true work stations
packed with modeling software.

I can't remember the year when we ate lunch with his wife and Michael
in the town they lived just outside of London. But it was in the early
2000s. He was in apparently good health at that time, recently retired.
 
Old Jan 23rd 2007, 9:42 pm
  #56  
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On 23 Jan 2007 23:19:05 -0800, in rec.travel.europe, "Free magic sheep"
<[email protected]> arranged some electrons, so they looked like this:

...
...
... On Jan 23, 8:29 pm, Magda <[email protected]> wrote:
... > On Tue, 23 Jan 2007 20:14:46 +0100, in rec.travel.europe, Martin <[email protected]>
... > arranged some electrons, so they looked like this:
... >
... > ... On Tue, 23 Jan 2007 20:09:04 +0100, Magda <[email protected]> wrote:
... > ...
... > ... >On Tue, 23 Jan 2007 20:56:59 +0200, in rec.travel.europe, Markku Gr�nroos
... > ... ><[email protected]> arranged some electrons, so they looked like this:
... > ... >
... > ... > ...
... > ... > ... "EvelynVogtGamble(Divamanque)" <[email protected]> kirjoitti
... > ... > ... viestiss�:[email protected]...
... > ... > ... >
... > ... > ...
... > ... > ... >>
... > ... > ... >> Your posts are not appreciated in rte though. I can tell this much.
... > ... > ... >
... > ... > ... > Really? How do you determine that? (Since most people have kill-filed
... > ... > ... > YOU, that may say something about how well YOUR mean-spirited,
... > ... > ... > anti-Semite, homophobic posts here are "appreciated".)
... > ... > ...
... > ... > ... You honestly believe they haven't killfiled you?
... > ... >
... > ... >I have not.
... > ...
... > ... and why should we?
... >
... > No reason at all - but Markku is next in my list.
...
... 'on my list'

In, on, under, below, above, whatever place - HE IS THERE.

(Mais o� et donc Ornicar? )
 
Old Jan 23rd 2007, 9:42 pm
  #57  
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Let is be knownst that on Wed, 24 Jan 2007 01:09:58 +0100,
[email protected] (David Horne, _the_ chancellor (*)) writted:

>Deeply Filled Mortician <deepfreudmoors@eITmISaACTUALLYiREAL!l.nu>
>wrote:
>
>> Let is be knownst that on Wed, 24 Jan 2007 00:14:45 +0100,
>> [email protected] (David Horne, _the_ chancellor (*)) writted:
>>
>> >B Vaughan <[email protected]> wrote:
>> >
>> >> On Mon, 22 Jan 2007 12:44:15 -0700, "EvelynVogtGamble(Divamanque)"
>> >> <[email protected]> wrote:
>> >>
>> >> >
>> >> >Yes, I always enjoyed his posts, too. I don't know about
>> >> >other newsgroup readers, but I always appreciate it when
>> >> >someone thinks to announce such departures, here. So often
>> >> >people disappear from the group leaving no trace, and those
>> >> >of us who valued their cyber-acquaintance are left wondering
>> >> >what happened to them.
>> >>
>> >> Normally, no one would ever know that a person had died. If I get run
>> >> over by a truck tomorrow, who would tell you?
>> >
>> >You can alway check my publishers' website (www.boosey.com/horne) for
>> >news of my demise. Don't bother with my website though- I haven't
>> >updated it in ages!
>>
>> If I stop posting and my site disappears a number of months later,
>> it's fair to say I'm dead.
>
>You pay it monthly?

Annually, which is why I said some months.
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Old Jan 24th 2007, 2:45 am
  #58  
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On Wed, 24 Jan 2007 10:46:04 +0100, Martin <[email protected]> wrote:

>On Wed, 24 Jan 2007 00:14:46 +0100, [email protected] (David Horne, _the_
>chancellor (*)) wrote:
>
>>Padraig Breathnach <[email protected]> wrote:
>>
>>> B Vaughan<[email protected]> wrote:
>>>
>>> >Normally, no one would ever know that a person had died. If I get run
>>> >over by a truck tomorrow, who would tell you?
>>>
>>> A fair observation: usually there is no mechanism, unless there is
>>> personal contact outside such fora as usenet.
>>
>>And to add to the already expressed sentiments of other, thanks to
>>Sheila for posting this.
>
>Their is almost always somebody communicating via snail or e-mail with a poster
>who dies.

@paradiso.org?

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Old Jan 24th 2007, 3:18 am
  #59  
-Martin
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On Wed, 24 Jan 2007 16:45:19 +0100, B Vaughan<[email protected]> wrote:

>On Wed, 24 Jan 2007 10:46:04 +0100, Martin <[email protected]> wrote:
>
>>On Wed, 24 Jan 2007 00:14:46 +0100, [email protected] (David Horne, _the_
>>chancellor (*)) wrote:
>>
>>>Padraig Breathnach <[email protected]> wrote:
>>>
>>>> B Vaughan<[email protected]> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> >Normally, no one would ever know that a person had died. If I get run
>>>> >over by a truck tomorrow, who would tell you?
>>>>
>>>> A fair observation: usually there is no mechanism, unless there is
>>>> personal contact outside such fora as usenet.
>>>
>>>And to add to the already expressed sentiments of other, thanks to
>>>Sheila for posting this.
>>
>>Their is almost always somebody communicating via snail or e-mail with a poster
>>who dies.
>
>@paradiso.org?

:-)
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Old Jan 24th 2007, 11:53 pm
  #60  
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Miss L. Toe wrote:
>> He died on Thursday.
>
> Will he send a trip report from his last journey ?
> and can you drink the water up there ?
>
> I am too 'NG young' to remember him but he sounds like a nice guy.

I remember him. What more can you tell us? His age? Affliction?

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