Another CMGer Met in the Flesh

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Another CMGer Met in the Flesh

Post by Ralph » Wed Jul 27, 2005 11:39 am

I just returned from a very convivial lunch with Ted Baylis whom I had never met before today. Putting our recollections together we agreed that we've been on the same boards since about 1995.

We ate at White Plains's justly renowned Bengal Tiger where the lunch buffet is one of the best offered by any Indian eatery. Frank Berglas and his lovely wife eat there often and, hopefully, they, Ted and I can dine there soon.

As I expected, Ted is as interesting in person as he is online and it turned out that we have several "small world" mutual acquaintances.

I sincerely hope this was but the first of many return meetings, preferably in the city. Ted would certainly like to meet other veteran posters.
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Post by Corlyss_D » Wed Jul 27, 2005 11:56 am

We need a convention.
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Post by Ralph » Wed Jul 27, 2005 12:08 pm

Corlyss_D wrote:We need a convention.
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I've argued for a long time that CMG members should be protected by the Geneva Convention.
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Re: Another CMGer Met in the Flesh

Post by karlhenning » Wed Jul 27, 2005 12:09 pm

Ralph wrote:I just returned from a very convivial lunch with Ted Baylis whom I had never met before today.
And you didn't go to the Bulgarian percussionist's recital?
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Re: Another CMGer Met in the Flesh

Post by Ralph » Wed Jul 27, 2005 12:22 pm

karlhenning wrote:
Ralph wrote:I just returned from a very convivial lunch with Ted Baylis whom I had never met before today.
And you didn't go to the Bulgarian percussionist's recital?
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Refresh my memory: I don't recall that. In any event I'm not always free. I do work and I have a kid to chauffeur. :)
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Post by Ted » Wed Jul 27, 2005 12:27 pm

True to his word, Ralph generously supplied the currency required to pay for our lunch.
Now for the less important part…
It’s been my experience that face to face encounters with cyber-based compadres are not always smashing social victories.
Having said that, I am happy to report that breaking Nan with Ralph was a most pleasant experience and one that I look forward to repeating.
Of course, if you are reading this, you can bet your name was mentioned….and while I tried my best to stir the pot….to elicit negative comments about this or that poster….even from defunct boards, RMS would not budge…would not allow himself to be drawn into my slanderous blabberings
Plus he paid!
Did I mention that?


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Post by Ralph » Wed Jul 27, 2005 12:33 pm

Just to prevent the launching of canards, "Nan" is an Indian bread, not a waitress subjected to abuse by us.
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Re: Another CMGer Met in the Flesh

Post by karlhenning » Wed Jul 27, 2005 1:07 pm

Ralph wrote:
karlhenning wrote:
Ralph wrote:I just returned from a very convivial lunch with Ted Baylis whom I had never met before today.
And you didn't go to the Bulgarian percussionist's recital?
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Refresh my memory: I don't recall that. In any event I'm not always free. I do work and I have a kid to chauffeur. :)
Mash the link, man! :-)

Bulgarian percussionist's recital

You sought zey were just preety lettairs? :-)
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Post by karlhenning » Wed Jul 27, 2005 1:09 pm

Ted wrote:Of course, if you are reading this, you can bet your name was mentioned…
Bet not! :-)
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Post by Corlyss_D » Wed Jul 27, 2005 1:47 pm

Ted wrote:Of course, if you are reading this, you can bet your name was mentioned…
To quote Kate Hepburn, "I don't care what they say about me as long as it isn't true."
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Post by jbuck919 » Wed Jul 27, 2005 2:17 pm

Ralph wrote:
Corlyss_D wrote:We need a convention.
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I've argued for a long time that CMG members should be protected by the Geneva Convention.
We have at least one poster who doesn't take prisoners.

There's nothing remarkable about it. All one has to do is hit the right keys at the right time and the instrument plays itself.
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Post by karlhenning » Wed Jul 27, 2005 2:24 pm

Was I so poor a host at the MFA, jbuck? :-)
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Post by Ted » Wed Jul 27, 2005 2:32 pm

Corlyss_D wrote:
We need a convention.
So, get on it
Ted wrote:
Of course, if you are reading this, you can bet your name was mentioned…
Karl Wrote:
Bet not! :-
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In all seriousness, both Ralph and I had only nice things to say about all our fellow CMGers of which you are one

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Post by karlhenning » Thu Jul 28, 2005 6:14 am

Ted wrote: Karl
In all seriousness, both Ralph and I had only nice things to say about all our fellow CMGers of which you are one
Ted, I thank you for the kind thought! I did jest, but I made no doubt that the conversation which flowed between you was unfailingly gracious.

Cheers,
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Post by Ralph » Thu Jul 28, 2005 6:34 am

Great food lubricates collegial discourse.
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Post by karlhenning » Thu Jul 28, 2005 6:39 am

Ralph wrote:Great food lubricates collegial discourse.
You are this close to one of the Soviet-era mantras, Ralph (Хлеб — богатсво народа ... "Bread is the wealth of the people")

:-)
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Post by Ralph » Thu Jul 28, 2005 6:46 am

karlhenning wrote:
Ralph wrote:Great food lubricates collegial discourse.
You are this close to one of the Soviet-era mantras, Ralph (Хлеб — богатсво народа ... "Bread is the wealth of the people")

:-)
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But that's hardly true: Dim sum is the wealth of the people!
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