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Calendar Events / Announcements '03 I / Happy Birthday, A.I.Collins!
« on: January 02, 2003, 09:45:34 AM »
Adra's' birthday is January 2nd



Enjoy!
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Calendar Events / Announcements '03 I / Happy Birthday to jennifer!
« on: January 02, 2003, 09:36:56 AM »
January 2nd is jennifer's birthday...



Hope your special day is wonderful!
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NedStuart periodically posts a schedule on Tim's message board of DS actors in other roles, and the latest might be of special interest to some of you.  It has info on JK's appearances in both Murder She Wrote and The Bambi Bambenek Story (to ease those Willie withdrawals... oops, that didn't quite come out the way I meant... ack, I did it again ;)), Dennis Patrick on Bonanza, Jerry Lacy in Play It Again Sam (a must see, and watch for Diana Davila [1897's Julianka] in the museum scene), also Roger Davis (okay, see it for Abe Vigoda then, hee hee) in Rockford Files, Thayer David on RF, Donna McKechnie in Family Ties, and Kate Jackson and Dan Curtis movies.  Here's a direct link to the message:

Dark Shadows (DS) Actors/Prod apperances for Dec. 29-Jan 30

Or you can go to the main page of Tim's board

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[backcolor=grey]A very Happy Birthday to [/color]AAvolan,
who is celebrating her
50th!!!


Hope it's wonderful!
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Merry Birthday to you...

Happy Christmas to you...

Arashi!

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Current Talk '02 II / Return to Collinwood, Pt. 2 available now
« on: December 14, 2002, 07:47:43 AM »
[Please forgive the new topic, but the original is among the ones yet to be restored after our host server went bonkers.]


Ahem.  The January issue of Autograph Collector magazine, which contains the impressive finale of Rod Labbe's 2-part series on DS from the POV of an original fan, is now available for purchase... and it's even better than the last.  Great job, yendor!  Parts had me nodding in agreement, or smiling, while others made me feel wistful and sad.  So go buy it, already! :D

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Calendar Events / Announcements '02 II / PETITION - Fest dates & location
« on: November 30, 2002, 11:25:13 PM »
While we realize the Festival dates were changed to accommodate guests, we are expressing our dislike for the selection of the Labor Day weekend, and in some cases with the choice of Brooklyn as the new location.


Please post below if you're interested in signing this petition, and if you'd like to include the location issue please say so.  The minimum personal info needed is your DS Forums username, and it's completely up to you if you'd like to provide more, but only if you're comfortable doing so-- remember that this posting board is NOT private.  Email addresses will be included in the final petition only if you've allowed it be visible on the forums or if you say differently.  You're encouraged to express your opinion in your message-- in other words, why are the dates a hardship for you? (i.e. are you a student or parent of a student?, do you have regular family plans for that weekend?, are you concerned about traveling on those dates?, etc.), or why do you dislike the new location or prefer that the Fest be held in another part of NYC?-- just please be realistic, and above all be polite.

To explain, this petition was begun because several members have expressed that the new dates present a hardship, and in some cases that they'll be unable to attend because of this, but unfortunately the person(s) that made these decisions are not reading our boards and therefore our opinions were not heard by them.  If you don't feel comfortable publicly "signing" this petition, you're welcome to do so in an IM (click on the page & envelope icon in this message) or email your opinion to <Midnite@dsboards.com>.  Also, please feel free to share this post [only] with your friends or on other posting boards and e-lists.  Names will be collected and sent via certified mail to the Festival address as well as Jim Pierson at DC Productions,*** and if you'd like the additional names submitted at the same time please feel free to send them to the above email address, though I'm not in any way trying to discourage anyone else from doing the same on their own and in their own way.  But even if they differ, I do request that you only sign one petition.

If enough fans voice their discontent with the new dates and/or location, at the very least the decision makers will be made aware of how we feel about these matters.

Thanks!


***To be sure that was clear, adding your comments under this message gives your permission for it to be copied for the sole purpose of delivering it along with the others to Jim Pierson and the Festival address.  No one else may copy or quote them for any reason as ONLY this post that begins the topic may be copied and shared.

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Testing. 1, 2, 3... / PLEASE READ:  "Last Edit by..."
« on: November 17, 2002, 08:15:19 PM »
Hi guys,

I'll soon be turning on the feature that indicates at the bottom of a message when it was modified and by whom.  I hesitated to do it before now cuz it didn't seem necessary, but despite requests for everyone to simply look over their own submitted messages after the system automatically loads them anyway (see Bandwidth Saving Measures on Current Talk), I find I'm still modifying a great deal of messages.  So, if my name or dom's appears at the bottom of your messages, the most common reason was to remove a large amount of blank space that others would have to scroll past in order to keep reading, such as this...















Are you still with me? ;) Other reasons a moderator might've modified your message(s) are faulty YaBB codes, unwelcome smilies [I asked MB to change the 8) smiley code to something other than 8 and ) but with all the other work needed on the forum it's not a priority at this time], to attribute a quote to its author, to add spacing, or to add a Spoiler warning/icon.  I think it bears repeating that the mods DON'T edit the content in messages unless we TELL you about it and are able to refer to a guideline for the reason.

BTW, if you modify your own messages after they're posted (don't we all?), this will also be reflected at the bottom.

Thanks!

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Current Talk '02 II / Reminder: DS pre-empted on Veterans Day
« on: November 11, 2002, 07:58:41 AM »
Instead of DS, scifi will be showing a Star Trek chain reaction on Monday, November 11.

If you have the day off, enjoy!

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Current Talk '02 II / Marvelous in MAME
« on: November 11, 2002, 05:04:26 AM »
I hope ProfStokes and victoriawinters had as much fun as I did at Mame.  I'm looking forward to reading your reactions and reports, ladies, on everything from the play and Selby's performance to meeting him afterwards.  Did he come out to the lobby to meet you?  (He said the backstage area was too small.  They saw the afternoon show yesterday, btw, whereas MsCriseyde and I attended in the evening, as did our friend VampiRich as well as Marcy Robin, Kathy Resch, and their friend Pam.)

I'll write more about it when I have a chance, but for now I'll just say that his singing blew me away, his energy on stage and when he met with his fans was an incredible sight to behold, and to paraphrase a friend, ohmygodhewassogorgeous.

He mentioned that LP and KLS attended Friday's performance, and that Johnny Karlen had also come to see him!

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The entrance to the chat will appear at around the start time and can be found at the bottom of the Info Center on the forum's home page.

When you arrive in the room, try clicking "Reload" to bring up the chat dialogue.  To participate, just type into the white area at the bottom of your screen and click Enter [once].

Hope to see you there!

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Calendar Events / Announcements '02 II / Happy Birthday to....
« on: November 08, 2002, 03:32:10 PM »
LoveAtFirstBITE, yay!!!!!!!!

Be sure to make a wish and blow out your candles!
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Current Talk '02 II / OT:  Joking
« on: November 01, 2002, 06:05:59 PM »
This is just a friendly reminder for everyone that when you're making a joke, can you please make it obvious that it's a joke?  Readers don't have the benefit of seeing how you look when you're saying it, and unless you're Jerry Seinfeld it's not a good idea to assume that everyone will know it's a joke simply because you're the author.  We've had some problems on the boards that began as simple misunderstandings.

Also, consider feelings and reputations before you click "Post".  Nobody likes to have their messages removed, and the mods would prefer to never have to remove any.

And now that I've said this, please don't make me eat my words by going overboard, LOL.

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Current Talk '02 II / No DS for 3 weeks???!!!
« on: October 31, 2002, 08:27:15 PM »
After Nov. 22, DS fans will be subjected to 3 straight weeks of pre-emptions, and possibly another 2 soon after.  SciFi's schedulebot shows that DS won't be shown at all during the Thanksgiving week (Nov. 25 thru Nov. 29), and this morning ShadowGram is reporting the following additional pre-emptions:

Dec. 2 thru 6
Dec. 9 thru 13

Dec. 23 thru 27
Dec. 30, 31, Jan. 1, and possibly the rest of that week

This is nuts.  Does anyone have SciFi's addys handy?

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Calendar Events / Announcements '02 II / Belated Happy Birthday to Linda!
« on: October 30, 2002, 11:09:29 PM »
Belated best wishes to Linda, who
celebrated her birthday on October 24.

And welcome back!
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