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Stephen Rushmore Jr.
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2004/11/24 11:32:08 (permalink)

Hello & Goodbye

Please help me welcome Redtressed as the newest moderator to our forums! She has had experience moderating other sites and will be an important addition to the team. On a sadder note, Meowzart, who was one of the founding moderators, will be retiring. Please give her a HUGE thanks for all of her behind-the-scenes efforts.
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    lleechef
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    RE: Hello & Goodbye 2004/11/24 11:56:14 (permalink)
    Congrats to Redtressed! Don't let any of our posts give ya heart failure!!

    Sorry to see Meowzart go but thanks for all your contributions to the site!
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    Lone Star
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    RE: Hello & Goodbye 2004/11/24 11:56:38 (permalink)
    Thanks Meowzart, and welcome to Big Red! Everybody play nice, or look out!
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    mayor al
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    RE: Hello & Goodbye 2004/11/24 12:01:44 (permalink)
    Most of you will never know how hard Deb worked as a Moderator. Not only did she provide a polite and calming atmosphere on the boards, but she several times stopped me from going stark raving nuts and becoming an ax-murdering deletion-machine. I'll miss ya Kid !

    I want to Welcome Redtressed, who has more computer skills than I, for sure. I am keeping the DeFib Paddles right here beside my computer, just in case one you you maniacs gets her started the wrong way again!

    I also give thanks to the several of you who did volunteer for this duty. If it weren't for all the income I get from the graft, corruption and kickbacks, I'd probably retire this position also!
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    Sundancer7
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    RE: Hello & Goodbye 2004/11/24 12:09:43 (permalink)
    You know mr. Mayor. I always thought that being moderator was a get rich quick scheme

    Meowzart, Thanks for listening to me on several occasions. You and the Mayor always were good listeners.

    Red, good luck. Being moderator is a compliment. Rushmore indicated that you had some prior experience. You must know what it is like. I am certain that you will do a good job. Al (The Calm) "Mayor" is very good about doing that.

    Paul E. Smith
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    fcbaldwin
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    RE: Hello & Goodbye 2004/11/24 12:24:27 (permalink)

    Meowzart, thanks for your service and support of the site! Now don't go makin' yourself scarce around these parts!

    And Redtressed, welcome! I know you'll be a wonderful moderator.

    Frank

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    alesrus
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    RE: Hello & Goodbye 2004/11/24 12:38:29 (permalink)
    Meowzart, You never know what you will miss till it is gone.
    thank you for all you work.

    Redtressed, You never know what you have got till you get it.
    Welcome and good luck!
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    EdSails
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    RE: Hello & Goodbye 2004/11/24 14:51:27 (permalink)
    Meowzart,
    good luck in your "retirement" from Moderator-----hopefully this will leave more time for you welcome and witty insight on the boards.

    Redtressed, congratulations-----I know you'll make a fine moderator. Just shave those legs everyday!

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    CheeseWit
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    RE: Hello & Goodbye 2004/11/24 15:36:11 (permalink)
    Debbie,
    Thanks for your hard work as moderator. I know you'll stay here posting great comments. And I know we'll see you soon in one of the East Coast get togethers.
    Redtressed, Congrats on your new appointment!
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    RubyRose
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    RE: Hello & Goodbye 2004/11/24 17:05:30 (permalink)
    Meowzart, you did good. Redtressed, you'll do good.
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    Jennifer_4
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    RE: Hello & Goodbye 2004/11/24 17:07:21 (permalink)
    Welcome to moderation Redtressed! Meowzart, you did an excellent job of keeping us from killing each other!
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    redtressed
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    RE: Hello & Goodbye 2004/11/24 18:38:24 (permalink)
    Man, I have big shoes to attempt to fill.(No, I'm not intimating Mme. Meowzart had big clodhoppers) She is one grand lady, and I certainly look forward to reading much more of her here, and asking her advice. And thank you all for your well wishes. I pledge allegiance to the roadfood flag, and to first do no harm. I have a dream that one day little roadfooders will shake ,shake their groove thing in perfect harmony, it's the real thing. In order to form a more perfect Roadfood, I pledge hands, head, heart and health(alright, I won't sic my health on it) and promise to be a good do-bee. I, Redtressed do take thee, Roadfood.com as my awfully enjoyable site. Yea though it may lead me through the Shadow of the Valley of Burger King, I will fear no wax paper wrappers. Rest assured this troubadour is acting on her part and the caissons will keep rolling along.

    I don't foresee invoking my inner dominatrix much at all and have shaved my legs in order to represent you all with pride and good hygiene.
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    Adjudicator
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    RE: Hello & Goodbye 2004/11/24 18:58:09 (permalink)
    quote:
    Originally posted by lleechef

    Congrats to Redtressed! Don't let any of our posts give ya heart failure!!

    Sorry to see Meowzart go but thanks for all your contributions to the site!


    ditto from MOI...
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    The Travelin Man
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    RE: Hello & Goodbye 2004/11/24 19:06:17 (permalink)
    Congratulations (and welcome back to good health), Ms. Tressed.

    As your first order of moderator business, can we do something about the spam-like posts from a "pepper-themed" poster that seem to be proliferating the recently posted forums right now?

    Steve
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    LegalLady
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    RE: Hello & Goodbye 2004/11/24 19:06:38 (permalink)
    Good bye Grand Lady

    Welcome Grand Lady

    I enjoy reading both of your posts!

    Hmm should that be "the posts of you both"

    I think not!

    The Lady
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    Adjudicator
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    RE: Hello & Goodbye 2004/11/24 19:11:46 (permalink)
    quote:
    Originally posted by redtressed

    Man, I have big shoes to attempt to fill.(No, I'm not intimating Mme. Meowzart had big clodhoppers) She is one grand lady, and I certainly look forward to reading much more of her here, and asking her advice. And thank you all for your well wishes. I pledge allegiance to the roadfood flag, and to first do no harm. I have a dream that one day little roadfooders will shake ,shake their groove thing in perfect harmony, it's the real thing. In order to form a more perfect Roadfood, I pledge hands, head, heart and health(alright, I won't sic my health on it) and promise to be a good do-bee. I, Redtressed do take thee, Roadfood.com as my awfully enjoyable site. Yea though it may lead me through the Shadow of the Valley of Burger King, I will fear no wax paper wrappers. Rest assured this troubadour is acting on her part and the caissons will keep rolling along.

    I don't foresee invoking my inner dominatrix much at all and have shaved my legs in order to represent you all with pride and good hygiene.


    Speaking of BK ()

    MY APPETITE IS MY SHEPHERD
    (POUND 23)

    My appetite is my shepherd; I always want.
    It maketh me sit down and stuff myself.
    It leadeth me to my refrigerator repeatedly.
    It leadeth me in the path of Burger King for a Whopper.
    It destroyeth my shape.
    Yea, though I knoweth I gaineth, I will not stop eating
    For the food tasteth so good.
    The ice cream and the cookies, they comfort me.
    When the table is spread before me, it exciteth me
    For I knoweth that I sooneth shall dig in.
    As I filleth my plate continuously, My clothes runneth smaller.
    Surely bulges and pudgies shall follow me all the days of my life
    And I shall be "pleasingly plump" forever
    Amen

    Another similar:

    The Lord is my banker; my credit is good.
    He maketh me to lie down in the consciousness of omnipresent abundance;
    He giveth me the key to His strongbox.
    He restoreth my faith in His riches;
    He guideth me in the paths of prosperity for His name's sake.
    Yea, though I walk in the very shadow of debt,
    I shall fear no evil, for thou art with me;
    Thy silver and Thy gold, they secure me.
    Thou preparest a way for me in the presence of the collector;
    Thou fillest my wallet with plenty; my measure runneth over.
    Surely goodness and plenty will follow me all the days of my life,
    And I shall do business in the name of the Lord forever.
    Amen



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    tiki
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    RE: Hello & Goodbye 2004/11/24 21:20:32 (permalink)
    Meowzart---thanks---for everything!!you did your job admirably and fairly and thats not always an easy task when dealing with as many folks as there coming through here with so many different backgrounds. You always behaved in the true spirit of this site and i appreciate it!

    and Redtressed---i think your feet will fit that slipper just fine!
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    rmcielwain
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    RE: Hello & Goodbye 2004/11/24 21:26:33 (permalink)

    Congrats, Red! Great job, Meowzart!
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    zataar
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    RE: Hello & Goodbye 2004/11/24 21:55:24 (permalink)
    quote:
    Originally posted by stevekoe

    Congratulations (and welcome back to good health), Ms. Tressed.

    As your first order of moderator business, can we do something about the spam-like posts from a "pepper-themed" poster that seem to be proliferating the recently posted forums right now?

    Steve

    I'm confused, does this have anything to do with stuffed olives? Happy moderating Redtressed. And A Happy Healthy Thanksgiving
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    redtressed
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    RE: Hello & Goodbye 2004/11/24 22:17:16 (permalink)
    Thank you schweetharts.
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    Bushie
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    RE: Hello & Goodbye 2004/11/24 23:03:54 (permalink)
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    TIPPY LEE
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    RE: Hello & Goodbye 2004/11/24 23:30:12 (permalink)
    Meowzart, SURELY you will still be a part of Roadfood??!!?......You and everyone on here is like "family"....I kid you not...Kinda Sims-ish?....Look forward to all your wondrful insights to come, just as before!....May the road(food) rise with you,with the wind at your back always!

    Redtressed,SO glad that you are home and doing better!...I'm sure that you can tell you have one or two of us on here, that were really concerned about you!!!!...Always look forward to your most humor related posts,(always with a good moral in them), as they come from a person with a heart of gold! You also seem to be very computer savvy, which I know will come in helpful to computer newbies like me!......
    To both you fine women I wish you the best!...Tom B. in cold, windy, Eastern Kentucky.
    Happy Thanksgiving all!...May you remember the loved ones with you, and the loved ones gone before us,and give thanks for everyday we have.
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    howard8
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    RE: Hello & Goodbye 2004/11/25 11:36:13 (permalink)
    Meowzart

    It seems I was just congratulating you on your moderator duties
    during Cheesewit's tour of chessesteak ville. Hope to see your
    posts; always good stuff.

    Redtressed

    Good luck to you and stay healthy.
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    seafarer john
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    RE: Hello & Goodbye 2004/11/25 14:00:10 (permalink)
    I'd thank Meozart for all her fine service to all of us here on Roadfood, but knowing how well remunerated the moderators are, I don't really think they deserve any thanks - they're just doing what they're paid to do.

    And that goes for Redtressed too!

    Cheers, John
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    Cakes
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    RE: Hello & Goodbye 2004/11/25 14:17:20 (permalink)
    quote:
    Originally posted by TIPPY LEE

    Meowzart, SURELY you will still be a part of Roadfood??!!?......You and everyone on here is like "family"....I kid you not...Kinda Sims-ish?....Look forward to all your wondrful insights to come, just as before!....May the road(food) rise with you,with the wind at your back always!

    Redtressed,SO glad that you are home and doing better!...I'm sure that you can tell you have one or two of us on here, that were really concerned about you!!!!...Always look forward to your most humor related posts,(always with a good moral in them), as they come from a person with a heart of gold! You also seem to be very computer savvy, which I know will come in helpful to computer newbies like me!......
    To both you fine women I wish you the best!...Tom B. in cold, windy, Eastern Kentucky.
    Happy Thanksgiving all!...May you remember the loved ones with you, and the loved ones gone before us,and give thanks for everyday we have.

    Stop calling her Surely!

    Cakes
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    Ort. Carlton.
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    RE: Hello & Goodbye 2004/11/25 20:15:50 (permalink)
    quote:
    Originally posted by lleechef

    Congrats to Redtressed! Don't let any of our posts give ya heart failure!!

    Sorry to see Meowzart go but thanks for all your contributions to the site!


    Dearfolk,
    It cannot be stated better. May I second the emotion, or am I third? Or fourth?? Steenth??? Nth????
    Agreeably, Ort. Carlton in Emptied-Out-For-The-Holiday Athens, Georgia.
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    UncleVic
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    RE: Hello & Goodbye 2004/11/25 21:40:07 (permalink)
    Redtressed, time to kiss up to avoid being kicked off the board! Just Kidding... Congrats on your promotion to Health Inspector! May the stress levels be kept low...

    And Meowzart, welcome to the ranks of Double Cheesburger! Hopefully you keep posting away as you have been! You've done an awesome job! Thank You.
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    Grampy
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    RE: Hello & Goodbye 2004/11/25 22:07:05 (permalink)
    Red:

    A ten-spot is in the mail. You know who I want offed.

    Kidding as always. It's just a fiver.

    Meowzart: Great work putting up with a surly lot, surely!
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    lamertz
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    RE: Hello & Goodbye 2004/11/26 23:26:24 (permalink)
    Well said. Many thanks to Meowzart and grateful welcome to Redtressed.
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    1bbqboy
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    RE: Hello & Goodbye 2004/11/29 10:59:03 (permalink)
    ....but Red, how do you feel about breastfeeding at restaurants?
    More importantly, were you on safety patrol in grade school? I can picture you with a sash, badge, and stop sign.
    Meowzart, hope you don't suffer "moderator burnout". Look foward to reading posts from you again now that you've shed your moderator stripes.
    Bill
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