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Webheads chat logs from September 30, 2001

Meet the people in the chat today

Vance Maggi Michael Ying Lan Arif Sue Moral Susanne
UAE Germany Australia Taiwan Turkey Japan China Denmark

and Paolo, Lian (from Wuhan), BJB and James (recently became Webhead members), and Phil, DavidW, and Gwyneth (denizens of Tapped In)

Find where everyone first joined the chat: Rif | Vance | Sue | Paolo | BJB | Phil | Lian | James | Maggi | Susanne | Ying Lan | Moral | DavidW | Gwyneth | Michael

The chat today branched into many cyber-locations as usual. Sue found Vance in Yahoo and got him into Tapped In by telling him people were talking about him there. While Rif in Turkey was preparing for a videoconference with Claire Bradin, Phil B was showing us around where BJB and Susanne started their own chat classes, and Susanne even explored further into Sonexis, starting a class there and enrolling anyone who would provide an email address. Paolo from Italy appeared after many months away and in he voice chat, explained the secrets of pizza, which Ying Lan was very interested in. Lian and Moral chatted mostly in the Yahoo Voice area, where they suggested we have a topic for each class, and Lian convinced Moral to try inviting foreigners to his house in order to make friends while practicing English. DavidW had just been to Manhattan, which he said was returning to normal, and he suggested a web site with pictures of someone who lives in the area. Gwyneth appeared and said some nice things about Webheads, and BJB helped out whenever asked. Last but not least, Michael emailed that he'd been at a music festival.

<Top> Click here for logs from: Rif in ICQ on Saturday | Sue in Yahoo | Paulo on ICQ | TappedIn | Text from Yahoo voice chat | Rif in ICQ Sunday | Email from Michael

Rif finds Vance on ICQ, Saturday

I guess you could say this week's chat started with Rif getting in touch on Saturday. I think he might have thought it was Webheads class time ...

rif: Hi Vance, how is it going?

Vance: Hi Rif. How are you today?

rif: fine. Hanging around ! trying to finish up the course page for CALL course that I will teach.. Where are you ? in Tapped In?

Vance: I could go there. I'm just checking email, getting things done here at work.

rif: that's fine. You have Fridays off I guess at work, right?

Vance: I have thu and fri off. I just went to tapped in. I don't mind going there, see who's around.

rif: it kills me to open the internet connections here. we have a dial up connection at home with 56 K, but what I get is not more than 28 800 K

Vance: Well this is ok too. It's early at Tapped In. BJB is there, probablyin the enchanted forest.

Vance: Weheads will all be there tomorrow.

rif: I will be there tomorrow too..

Vance: Have you got a url for the course you're teaching?
That's great. We've had quite a crowd lately. Have you been reading the logs?

rif: Did you respond to Claire's email about web cam conference at the CALL list-serv?

rif: I am almost done with it. It should be all ready by tomorrow.

Vance: Yeah, had to since she sent it to the WHOLE LIST
Vance: I kidded her about that, let me tell you

rif: hehee...

Vance: I have two web cams, neither of which work on the machines they're attached to

Vance: I've got a Sony VAIO that should be pretty cool for web work

Vance: I should do something about hooking a camera up to it. Maybe the one here in my office ...

Vance: I'm so LAZY that's the problem

rif: same here! I have one, too. I installed win2000 and it wouldn't recognize the driver. I did not bother yo go and find it yet!

Vance: Do you have a web cam? Yeah, they're so touchy. The one on my office computer I can broadcast out but I can't see who I'm talking to. Our network specialist says he had to route data in a different way but he never does

rif: Yes, I have one. do you have a proxy?

Vance: My son at home has reconfigured our computer there so many times the web cam stopped working ages ago. Yeah, we have a proxy. On our LAN there's one, and on our dialup there's one for the entire UAE

rif: sounds a little bit complicated then! I will try to get my students use Forum in CALL class. We connot get beyond that yet with the infrastructure issues around. It would be great to get them communicate with audio-video.

Vance: Did you see our logs from last week? There's a picture of Felix there on his web cam

rif: yes I did see te pix.

Vance: Seemed pretty easy. if you have one that works you can broadcast on Yahoo

rif: I have a server, too. I can broadcast with Real Audio server. but, as you said, I am LAzy, too :-)))

Vance: You have Real Audio Server? Hey, cool

rif: yeap. On an NT server. The problem here is that I cannot reach everthing, and the people here have a very different agenda than mine :-)) I will be teaching at least 28 hours a week :-(

Vance: whew, what a load? But at least you have such nice students!!

rif: yes, they are great! they are very eager to learn and communicate with people around the world. I will be giving them an article this semester, where they cite you. Let's see if they remember .. this will be cool.

Vance: of course they will remember. Online events are highly memorable.

rif: I think so. I think we should try this this semester, too. What do you think?

Vance: Of course. Webheads enjoy it. The more the merrier. I think I'll try getting my cam working tomorrow. Just talking with you I'm starting to think if I have the software for it, and I think I do ...

rif: Let me see if I can hook it up again. We can try it tomorrow.

Vance: Last week we tried but it was dead in the water, with us driving at any rate

Vance: But you might be interested in that. Michael and I had it going pretty well a week ago.

rif: Istill could not manage to download it. I tryied two times and connection lost. let me try it one more time now..

Vance: :-(

<Top> Click here for logs from: Rif in ICQ on Saturday | Sue in Yahoo | Paulo on ICQ | TappedIn | Text from Yahoo voice chat | Rif in ICQ Sunday | Email from Michael

Sunday, Sue finds Vance on Yahoo

mysailing: hello. vance, i am in tap in now

vance_stevens: Hi Sue. Ok, I'll go there.

mysailing: they are talking about you

vance_stevens: who is?

mysailing: PhilB, bonjour

vance_stevens: oh, saying nice things I hope

mysailing: yeah,

vance_stevens: 'my ears are burning/

mysailing: good sign.haha

vance_stevens: I guess they're in reception

mysailing: yeah, and BJB, lian

<Follow Sue and Vance to Tapped In>

<Top> Click here for logs from: Rif in ICQ on Saturday | Sue in Yahoo | Paulo on ICQ | TappedIn | Text from Yahoo voice chat | Rif in ICQ Sunday | Email from Michael

Paolo appears on ICQ

Paul Koz: hi Vance, im Paolo from Italy

Vance: Hi Paolo. You're back. Nice to see you.

Paul Koz: me too !!!

Vance: We're in a place called Tapped In now.

Vance: go there and sign in as a guest (if you want to join us)

Paul Koz: ok, i try

Vance: are you there yet? Are you JamesSi?

Paul Koz: im there but i haven't digited my name yet

Vance: Are you there as a guest?

Paul Koz: sure

Vance: The instructions are to type a name and press Enter

Paul Koz: ok

Vance: That should get you to reception where we are

Paul Koz: ok <Follow Paolo to Tapped In>

Paul Koz: Vance, what i have to do, too much things they said, i have to lunch yahoo messanger ?

Vance: Yeah, do you have Yahoo Messenger?

Paul Koz: yes

Vance: ok, what is your yahoo name?

Paul Koz: sorry, ill see...

Paul Koz: my yahoo ID is kzpaul

Vance: ok

Vance: You have to give me permission to add you

Paul Koz: sorry i think to have done it !!!

Vance: I don't see you

Paul Koz: can u give me ur ID?

<Top> Click here for logs from: Rif in ICQ on Saturday | Sue in Yahoo | Paulo on ICQ | TappedIn | Text from Yahoo voice chat | Rif in ICQ Sunday | Email from Michael

Tapped In chat logs

Connected to TAPPED IN on Sun Sep 30 04:34:54 2001 PDT.

VanceS says, "get webhead"

VanceS picks up Webhead.

VanceS teleports to the reception.

Stopped recording in VanceS's Office (#12249) at Sun Sep 30 04:35:44 2001 PDT.

Started recording in Reception (#268)[TappedIn] at Sun Sep 30 04:35:44 2001 PDT.

BJB waves hi to Vance

PhilB says, "I used it for emphasis. Meaning I am really a 100% honest to goodness number one chilehead."

PhilB exclaims, "Bonjour, Vance!"

VanceS says, "bonjour"

PhilB [WebTeach] was just explaing what a "bona fide chilehead" was.

LianA says, "hi, vance"

VanceS asks, "Chile or chili ??"

LianA says, "chili"

PhilB exclaims, "Chile!"

VanceS says, "Hi Lian. Nice pic"

LianA says, "thank you very much"

VanceS says, "So you'v manage to scan one in"

LianA says, "yes,"

Sue [guest] asks, "which pic, where is it?"

VanceS [Webhead] bowses Sue [guest], BJB, LianA, and PhilB [WebTeach].

LianA says, "i scan two, this is the one of them"

Sue [guest] says, "i want to see too"

PhilB says, "Chili is the thick spicy soup from traditional Tex-Mex cooking. Chile is the spicy pod of the capsicul anuum anuum plant. <g>"

BJB [to Sue [guest]]: "are you on a text client?"

Sue [guest] says, "yeah, only text, i can not see others"

PhilB . o O ( capsicum )

PhilB says, "Sue, you might have a more complete Tapped In experience if instead of using a text client, you fire up your browser (IE or Netscape) and go to to log in."

BJB [to Sue [guest]]: "go to and login as a guest. Enter Sue as your membername and then enter webpass as your password. Then click on OPEN WEB WINDOW"

PhilB says, "If your internet connection will support it, that is."

VanceS says, "I never knew what chili was exactly before"

BJB . o O ( that will open a web window to go with your text client )

LianA says, "come to china, then you will know what it is, vance."

BJB . o O ( I hope )

LianA oO

PhilB says, "Vance, there's a lot of confusion between the words "chili" and "chile" (borrowed from Spanish."

Sue [guest] asks, "Lian, how much did you take on GRE?"

LianA asks, "what does burn the scandle from the two ends mean? who can help?"

LianA says, "not very high, only 2160"

BJB [to Lian]: "how long do you think a candle will last if you burn both ends?"

LianA says, "nol not candle but scandle"

LianA says, "no---typo"

Sue [guest] says, "so hight? i am wondering i can only take 1500"

PhilB says, "Lian, it's a play on words."

VanceS says, "I've been to China several times, but never to Wuhan"

LianA says, "it said if you burn the scandle from 2 ends, you will be a busy man."

BJB thinks there are several threads to this conversation

VanceS says, "Also you will burn yourself out"

LianA says, "welcome vance to wuhan next time to china."

PhilB says, "Normally to "burn the candle on both ends" means to work so much you tire yourself out. With "scandal" instead of "candle" it sounds like Bill Clinton with his hot interns. <g>"

BJB chuckles. Same result, though.

VanceS . o O ( this is a normal consequence of multitasking )

VanceS says, "he must have had too many hot interns in the fire"

LianA giggles

PhilB asks, "Hey, I found a new free resource called "stuffincommon virtual communities". Anyone heard of it?"

VanceS says, "never"

Sue [guest] says, "no"

LianA says, "no"

PhilB asks, "Wanna see?"

VanceS says, "sure"

Sue [guest] says, "sure"

PhilB says, "It has chat, tools, and a neat whiteboard."

LianA says, "yes."

PhilB asks, "I'm going to project. Sue, Lian, do you know about projections?"

LianA says, "yes"

Sue [guest] says, "not sure"

PhilB says, "I just created this space yesterday, so it's not very customized yet. For Sue:"

PhilB [WebTeach] projects Projections.
When someone "projects" a website, you will see a new window open on your computer screen. All you have to do is switch back and forth between the windows to alternately view the website, or exchange comments and questions with the other folks here in Tapped In. If you understand all this and are ready to continue, say so.

Sue [guest] says, "so"

LianA says, "so"

PhilB [WebTeach] projects the URL:

Sue [guest] says, "PhilB's hat looks very cool"

VanceS asks, "Is this WebTeach like the webteach list?"

BJB smiles...guess that password worked...wasn't sure it would

PhilB exclaims, "I just discovered this place, and named it WebTeach yesterday!"

PhilB exclaims, "Say something, or use the tools to draw on the whiteboard!"

PhilB asks, "Do you see the drawing?"

VanceS says, "Yes but I don't think we can dreaw here"

Sue [guest] says, "i can not draw too"

PhilB says, "Maybe you need to get your own login, by goin through the base URL."

LianA nods

PhilB says, "at"

PhilB asks, "Shall I project that instead?"

VanceS says, "yeah, sure"

Sue [guest] says, "yeah"

LianA says, "yeah"

PhilB [WebTeach] projects the URL:

PhilB says, "Click on "new member""

VanceS exclaims, "nice wave!"

PhilB asks, "Wave?"

VanceS says, "Yeah, the wave on the url. Pics like that turn me on."

VanceS says, "The one in the logo."

PhilB exclaims, "Ah, THAT wave!"

PhilB exclaims, "BJ is in!"

VanceS says, "It looks like I'm at"

BJB [to VanceS]: "click on ALL ROOMS AND USERS tab"

BJB says, "then double click on a room to enter it"

BJB . o O ( brb...going to try on IE )

LianA leaves for a while, a friend has come to Lian's home.

VanceS says, "I'm in my own space at the moment (to BJB)"

Sue [guest] asks, "why i only see my name listed?"

VanceS asks, "where's everyone else? At Phil's space?"

BJB nods to Vance. You can join us by doing what I showed you or by clicking on community users

VanceS says, "hmm I'm at all rooms and users but only have my own foyer"

VanceS says, "I guess I'll go back to Phil's space"

PhilB says, "This is a neat tool, but I wonder how stable it is."

VanceS says, "How did you change your name there? I guess I missed that lesson"

VanceS says, "I just refreshed because I found you can't resize yourwindow (in Netscape)"

BJB says, "netscape has a better screen image"

VanceS asks, "interesting. Any way to save logs in stuff?"

JamesSi has connected.

PhilB exclaims, "No idea!"

PhilB says, "Can you draw?*"

VanceS [Webhead] draws pistol .s BANG.

BJB says, "Hi, James."

VanceS says, "just caps. Don't worry."

VanceS [Webhead] blows smoke from caps chamber.

VanceS says, "hi james"

PhilB [WebTeach] staggers dramatically around the room before collapsing near the wainscotting.

BJB exclaims, "I can draw on the whiteboard in my classroom!"

VanceS . o O ( the wainscotting? )

PhilB . o O ( just a little interior decorating detail there. Normally I'm an ESL teacher, but this is my lunch hour. )

VanceS says, "I don't know what a wainscotting is ..."

You hear a quiet popping sound; JamesSi [Webhead] has lost his link.

PhilB says, "I'm going to try to visit BJs space"

VanceS says, "whatever it is, James seems to have become ensnared in it."

PhilB says, "IIRC, "wainscotting" or "wainscoting" is wood paneling that comes up about waist high around the walls of a room."

Sue [guest] says, "hi, james, banana"

BJB says, "You can create a chat log in stuffincommon"

VanceS says, "I don't htink I can draw, btw"

VanceS asks, "excellent BJB, how?"

BJB says, "on the left there is a blue link: Create Chat Log (at the bottom)"

PhilB says, "I believe only the owner of the space sees the "create chat log" button."

MargaretD arrives from nowhere.

MargaretD's personal recorder follows MargaretD to here.

VanceS says, "This must be in your own space"

Sue [guest] says, "Hi, maggi"

PhilB says, "Bonjour, Margaret. Welcome to Tapped In."

VanceS says, "I'll look in mine. Hi Maggi."

JamesSi has connected.

MargaretD says, "ello everyone..."

BJB says, "and you create the log at the END of the conversation"

BJB exclaims, "hi, Maggi!"

You hear a quiet popping sound; JamesSi [Webhead] has lost his link.

BJB . o O ( poor James )

VanceS says, "Hi James woops"

VanceS asks, "are we at a common url in stuff in common? Maybe bjb's?"

SusanneN has arrived.

DiaLog follows SusanneN to here.

TimeLog follows SusanneN to here.

BJB hugs Susanne

SusanneN exclaims, "Hey there!"

BJB [to VanceS]: "only Phil is in my room"

MargaretD exclaims, "Hi!"

PhilB exclaims, "Hi, Susanne!"

VanceS says, "Hi Susanne. Nice to see you back."

SusanneN exclaims, "I am here, too, now!"

VanceS says, "Where is Sue? And Lian (still visiting?)"

Paolo has connected.

PhilB says, "We're looking at"

SusanneN says, "Same to you, Vance"

BJB exclaims, "hi, Paolo!"

BJB says, "wow, we have a nice group today."

VanceS says, "And there's Paolo. Nice to see you."

PhilB says, "Bonjour, Paolo*. Welcome to Tapped In."

SusanneN says, "I see. I will open my browser then"

Paolo [guest] exclaims, "me too !!!"

VanceS says, "Paolo is a Webhead from some time before."

SusanneN says, "Just wait a moment"

VanceS asks, "Do you remember him Maggi?"

Paolo [guest] asks, "r u all teachers ?"

Paolo [guest] exclaims, "yes i remember of course !!!"

MargaretD says, "yes"

Paolo [guest] asks, "r u organising the next voice chat session ?"

MargaretD asks, "Come stai Paolo?"

SusanneN says, "Hi Maggie and Paolo"

Paolo [guest] asks, "Bene e tu ?"

MargaretD says, "bene"

Paolo [guest] says, "Margaret r u Maggi ??!! i think yes"

VanceS says, "I think Homestead chat has become the latest casualty of Internet instability"

MargaretD says, "yes"

Paolo [guest] says, "hi Maggi"

VanceS asks, "So Paolo, what have you been up to?"

Paolo [guest] says, "so and so, work, home, work, home .."

PhilB [WebTeach] still hasn't got round to buying a new headset with microphone.

LianA be back, wondering what are talking about.

ying has connected.

MargaretD exclaims, "Hi Ying!"

ying [guest] says, "hi"

LianA says, "hi,ying"

MargaretD asks, "Ni hao?"

PhilB says, "Bonjour, Ying. Welcome to Tapped In."

ying [guest] says, "hello everyone"

Paolo [guest] says, "hi"

SusanneN says, "Hi again, Lian"

VanceS says, "Hi Ying Lan. Lian asks what we're talking about."

LianA says, "hi, susannen"

SusanneN asks, "Yoin, how is the weather today, after the typhhon?"

VanceS says, "Let's see, Phil and BJB are in BJB's space at stuffincommon"

SusanneN says, "I mean Ying :-)"

VanceS says, "Paolo has just joined us from Italy. It's not his first time with Webheads."

SusanneN asks, "Do I have to reigster my own stuffincommon community?"

SusanneN asks, "And, besidews , ca I use it from my older mac connection?"

BJB [to Susanne]: "you can enter as a guest but you will be seen as only a number"

SusanneN exclaims, "I willregister then!"

BJB [to Susanne]: "you can join us at"

VanceS says, "Lian has just rejoined us after taking time out to speak to her friend"

LianA says, "yes"

VanceS says, "Susanne is back and thinking to join Phil and BJB at stuffincommon"

PhilB says, "We're in BJ's stuffincommon space."

MargaretD asks, "where is your friend Lian?"

ying [guest] says, "We have a lot of people today."

LianA says, "she is back from Beijing, and she drop in me just now."

LianA says, "the more the merrier."

ying [guest] asks, "She is on the way to go home before Chinese moon festival?"

MargaretD asks, "a visit or does s/he have relatives there?"

LianA says, "yes"

LianA says, "she study in Beijing, and her home is in wuhan"

LianA says, "she studies in Peking university, the best university in china"

MargaretD asks, "what is she studying?"

Paolo [guest] asks, "sorry, but where really webhead has chat sessions and voice chat session, is this the site?"

SusanneN asks, "I am now a Stuffincommon member - but how do I get to your place, BJ?"

LianA says, "she studies biology"

PhilB says, "I think you click on "users" at the top."

BJB [to Paolo [guest]]: "yes, we are logged in to TAPPED IN and we are also in stuffincommon"

MargaretD says, "this is juzst text here Paolo"

BJB [to Susanne]: "click on USERS at the top of your screen"

VanceS says, "Yeah, Paolo. THis is where we've been meeting lately."

ying [guest] says, "What do you expect for? Paolo."

PhilB asks, "Y'all have used voice chat quite often, haven't you?"

BJB [to Susanne]: "and then click on BJB's location"

Paolo [guest] says, "ok, thanks"

VanceS asks, "We have. We've been using Yahoo. Are you on Yahoo Paolo?"

VanceS says, "Paulo used to join us at the HearMe sessions."

LianA says, "i am on yahoo now."

JamesSi has connected.

Paolo [guest] says, "yes, i have"

SusanneN says, "I could find the See who's there site"

VanceS exclaims, "Hi James. Hold it right there!"

JamesSi says, "Hi - Back again"

BJB nods to Susanne that works too

BJB cheers for James

SusanneN [lunch] wonders if it had any clickable areas

JamesSi exclaims, "I had to find a computer that worked!"

SusanneN says, "webhead"

VanceS says, "It's good you had more than one"

JamesSi says, "I could see everything on mine at home but for some reason couldn't type"

PhilB says, "I need to reboot - low memory! Back soon."

SusanneN looks webhead.

You hear a quiet popping sound; PhilB [WebTeach] has disconnected.

LianA asks, "vance, shall we initiate yahoo voice chat?"

JamesSi says, "No Vance - I had to dash up to the university"

VanceS says, "congratulates Susanne"

VanceS says, "oops"

ying [guest] asks, "what is dash up?"

JamesSi says, "run up, Ying"

MargaretD says, "go in a hurry Ying"

ying [guest] asks, "why?"

MargaretD says, "so he could get back here"

JamesSi says, "we had a race at school called the hundred yards dash"

ying [guest] says, "It is Sunday... nobody is working on Sunday except cop and President.... I am joking."

ying [guest] asks, "Bush Presdient .. is in dilemma , isn't he?"

MargaretD says, "Vance is working"

VanceS says, "yes, lian. Ok, one moment."

SusanneN says, "BJ, what is the name of your community, it seem that I have to find you in a long list where I cannot locate any BJB"

SusanneN [webhead] is too impatient to meet you all in another space

BJB [to SusanneN]: "try BJ1"

SusanneN exclaims, "OK!"

ying [guest] says, "For Vance, sunday is not his weekend. He doesn't work on Thirday and Friday."

MargaretD says, "true"

VanceS says, "but it's after hours here"

JamesSi asks, "Where are you Vance?"

JamesSi asks, "UAE?"

ying [guest] says, "yes.."

VanceS says, "I'm in Abu Dhabi. that's right."

MargaretD asks, "where are you James?"

JamesSi says, "Reading UK"

ying [guest] says, "I finally understood.. there are two kind of Muselm in the world."

VanceS says, "Would anyone else like to join a voice chat? I'm about to start one."

LianA says, "i am"

ying [guest] says, "One is shia .. another one is sunni..."

PhilB has connected.

JamesSi asks, "Where are you now Ying?"

ying [guest] says, "I think... in UAE.. they are sunni."

ying [guest] says, "I am a Taiwanese."

PhilB . o O ( back! )

ying [guest] says, "I am from Taiwan."

JamesSi asks, "And are you in Taiwan now?"

ying [guest] says, "yes, ia\ am"

ying [guest] says, "Yes, I am."

JamesSi says, "Hi Phil"

MargaretD says, "James is a Pom according to a mate in Oz"

You hear a quiet popping sound; SRI_111 [guest] has lost its link.

JamesSi says, "I am, Margaret"

PhilB asks, "Ying, isn't it great that this world-spanning community can all get together here on the web?"

PhilB exclaims, "Hiya James!"

ying [guest] says, "yes. even we have different religon, ethnic background."

PhilB says, "James, I wanted to thank you for pitching in on the Virtual Village. Students have just started using it, and it's growing fast."

ying [guest] says, "It sounds world peace coming."

MargaretD says, "We should all stop calling each other names maybe"

VanceS says, "I have to add kzpaul to my Yahoo list (doign that now)"

JamesSi says, "Have you got webhead students, Phil"

PhilB asks, "Ying, World peace?"

LianA says, "i wish peace all over the world"

PhilB says, "James, I'm not sure what you mean."

ying [guest] says, "I am jokking."

JamesSi asks, "I mean, students here now?"

SusanneN says, "I still wonder where to find BJ 's room"

PhilB says, "This is a good time to wish for peace, but not much chance of finding any."

PhilB says, "James - my students from here in the Ardeche don't seem to get on the web much, spontaneously, anyway."

PhilB . o O ( to get )

JamesSi asks, "Do you use CmC in classroom time?"

LianA has to leave for a while, for her mama asks her to some errands, she will be back later.

JamesSi asks, "On LANs, I mean, Phil?"

BJB waves bfn to Lian

MargaretD says, "till later Lian"

Paolo has connected.

ying [guest] says, "so...."

VanceS says, "ok, Lian. Maybe we'll have the voice running"

PhilB says, "CmC? LAN students? I need to learn more vocabulary. <g>"

ying [guest] says, "You can learn everthing from Conversation.."

ying [guest] says, "When You meet words which you don"

MargaretD says, "See you see me..CuCme"

BJB . o O ( cmc is computer mediated communication I think )

JamesSi says, "A while ago it seemed that a lot of people were using sth called Daedalus interchange, Phil"

ying [guest] says, "Teachers will tell you."

PhilB asks, "Now I think I remember: James, you and Vance are volunteer toturs for some online students, right?"

JamesSi asks, "Have you come across it?"

ying [guest] asks, "James?"

PhilB . o O ( tutors )

JamesSi asks, "Yes, ying?"

ying [guest] says, "It is the first time, I have met you."

JamesSi says, "That's right, Ying."

ying [guest] says, "I don't remember that I have met you before."

JamesSi says, "This is my first proper webheads session"

ying [guest] asks, "Where are you from?"

JamesSi says, "UK, Ying."

JamesSi says, "A town called Reading near London"

ying [guest] says, "I like the British Accent."

PhilB [WebTeach] sits back and listens for a while.

MargaretD says, "Vance and I Phil"

JamesSi exclaims, "You can't really hear mine at the moment!"

JamesSi says, "I'm not a tutor Phil."

ying [guest] says, "Reading... a good name, Citizens must read a lot ..."

JamesSi says, "At least, not at the moment"

JamesSi says, "It's pronounced Redding"

JamesSi says, "(like the colour Red"

PhilB . o O ( as in "Otis Redding" <g> )

MargaretD says, "like in the Monoply gam3e"

JamesSi says, "And Otis Redding"

JamesSi says, "So when I say I'm at Reading University..."

JamesSi says, "I can't say I'm at a special university just for reading"

MargaretD says, "lol"

JamesSi asks, "Ying?"

JamesSi asks, "Are you an English student?"

PhilB says, "Hmm, it looks like I need to drive the kids to a rugby match."

PhilB says, "Got to run, Ciao, y'all."

You hear a quiet popping sound; PhilB [WebTeach] has disconnected.

VanceS says, "Hi. I'm back mow. I just started a voice chat" <Follow 5 of us to the voice chat>

JamesSi says, "See you later Phil"

JamesSi asks, "Are there many chatting, Vance?"

You hear a quiet popping sound; SusanneN [webhead] has lost her link.

VanceS says, "There are 5 of us"

JamesSi asks, "On Yahoo?"

VanceS says, "We have LIan, Paolo, Sue, Ying Lan and I"

VanceS asks, "Yes. Would you like to join us?"

JamesSi says, "I haven't got a mic here, I'm afraid."

VanceS asks, "James, what do you do in Reading?"

JamesSi says, "I'm a postgrad student Vance"

JamesSi says, "Researching computer mediated communication"

VanceS says, "Oh, I caught mention of CmC earlier"

JamesSi says, "I'm just starting the second year of my PhD"

JamesSi says, "And I'm particulaqrly interested in text-based CmC"

VanceS says, "That's great. Ying Lan and Paolo are talking about italian food."

JamesSi says, "as useed by language learners"

VanceS asks, "We have a huge log of text based chat. Have you seen it?"

JamesSi says, "I have Vnace."

JamesSi says, "I was thinking of basing some of my research around webheads chat."

JamesSi asks, "Do you think that would be OK?"

VanceS asks, "What do you have in mind?"

JamesSi says, "Some sort of longitudinal look at patterns of discourse"

VanceS says, "It's a public record but it's nice of you to ask."

JamesSi says, "turn-taking, levels of participation, etc."

JamesSi asks, "Shall I send you an email to let you know what I have in mind?"

JamesSi says, "We could post it on the webheads site"

VanceS says, "And also, it would be nice if the study could feed back to us."

JamesSi exclaims, "Absolutely!"

VanceS says, "Yes, you could join webheads and speak directly to the group."

JamesSi says, "I think that's a fine idea."

JamesSi asks, "What's the best way of doing that?"

You hear a quiet popping sound; SRI_120 [guest] has disconnected.

JamesSi asks, "via email to webheads?"

VanceS says, "John is doing something like that. Send email to"

JamesSi asks, "John?"

VanceS says, "John Steele? He has become very involved with the group."

JamesSi says, "I'll get in touch with him also."

VanceS says, "Also doing a PhD"

VanceS says, "Yes, he's on our web page."

JamesSi says, "There was an earlier report about webheads..."

JamesSi says, "but I can't remember the name of the author"

JamesSi says, "But I know you've talked about it quite a lot."

VanceS says, "You can check our reports page and maybe find it there."

MoralL has connected.

JamesSi says, "Will do that."

VanceS says, "Hi Moral. Good to see you."

JamesSi says, "Hi Moral"

MoralL exclaims, "Hi there!"

JamesSi asks, "Moral?"

JamesSi asks, "Are yu a regular?"

MoralL says, "Hi Vance and JameSi!."

VanceS says, "Moral is from China, Kunming"

MargaretD says, "Hi Moral"

MoralL says, "yes, I often come here."

JamesSi asks, "What do you like about it?"

MoralL says, "Hi Maggi! ."

MoralL asks, "Are you in y! messenger voice chat Vance?"

VanceS asks, "Yes we are. Would you like to join us?"

MoralL says, "yes, i am coming." <Follow Moral to Yahoo Voice chat>

MoralL says, "tappedin seems slow to me today."

JamesSi says, "I think everyone is on voice chat, Moral"

BJB . o O ( many multitaskers, Moral! )

JamesSi says, "Except me..."

JamesSi [Webhead] ..asses he don't have the right equipment!

MargaretD says, "goes faster when peopletalk more"

VanceS says, "We're talking about Pizza"

VanceS says, "Ying Lan wants to know the secret of Napoli pizza"

JamesSi asks, "Vance, could you find out if they like anchovies on pizza?"

JamesSi says, "Opinion is divided in our family"

VanceS asks, "who, the italians?"

JamesSi says, "no, the webheads"

VanceS says, "And Paolo is northern italian"

rif has connected.

BJB says, "Hi, RIF. welcome"

JamesSi asks, "Pizza a southern Italian dish?"

JamesSi asks, "Or is it mainly american?"

rif [guest] says, "Hi all. have a nice weekend"

JamesSi says, "Hi Rif"

BJB thinks Paolo should come back to TI and talk to James

VanceS says, "Hi Rif. I asked the question in the voice chat James."

VanceS says, "You can't keep these voice chatters quiet"

VanceS says, "once they start singing ..."

JamesSi says, "They like talking beter than typing today"

MargaretD says, "Pizza is originally Italian I think James"

JamesSi asks, "From Sicily, Margaret?"

rif [guest] says, "I think Pizza is originally Turkish"

JamesSi asks, "Or the Naples area?"

MargaretD says, "I had it often in Roma"

JamesSi exclaims, "It's not turkish, Rif!"

JamesSi asks, "is it??"

rif [guest] says, "No, I am serious...:-))"

MargaretD says, "they make a great pizza"

JamesSi says, "I know I ate it a lot when I lived in Greece."

BJB . o O ( Susanne says hi...she's in my room on stuffincommon )

JamesSi says, "I think it's popular everywhere"

VanceS asks, "Do you mean lamukun Rif?"

MargaretD says, "Turkish pizza is different though"

MargaretD says, "at least here"

rif [guest] says, "well said. Lamukun is one type of it of course. But there are more others"

JamesSi asks, "Where's here, Margaret?"

MargaretD says, "Germany James"

JamesSi asks, "And Rif? Are you in Turkey?"

MargaretD says, "he is"

VanceS says, "Paolo is going to try to come to TappedIn as well as Yahoo."

rif [guest] exclaims, "yes. I was kidding about pizza. I didn't think it is such a country specific food!"

MargaretD says, "everyone has it"

Paolo has connected.

JamesSi says, "Hi Paolo"

MargaretD says, "but not everyone eats it with a fork and knife"

JamesSi says, "All that talk of Pizza's making me very hungry"

rif [guest] exclaims, "just like a fish!"

ying [guest] says, "me too."

ying [guest] asks, "Do you like pizza Jame?"

JamesSi says, "very much"

MargaretD asks, "who eats fish with their fingers?"

ying [guest] says, "Really..."

VanceS says, "Now Moral is in our voice chat as well."

JamesSi says, "And I like fish fingers"

JamesSi says, "I bet you didn't think fish had fingers, though"

ying [guest] asks, "small fish?"

BJB . o O ( like chicken fingers? )

MargaretD says, "we call them fishsticks"

JamesSi says, "sticks of cod covered in batter or breadcrumbs and grilled or fried"

JamesSi says, "Good with tomato ketchup"

JamesSi says, "Or in a sandwich"

ying [guest] says, "I don't like ketchup.."

JamesSi says, "Which I'd call a fish-finger butty"

JamesSi says, "You can leave the ketchup out, then..."

JamesSi says, "and put some brown sauce in instead"

ying [guest] asks, "what is brown sauce?"

MargaretD asks, "how about tartar sauce?"

JamesSi says, "It's thick spicy sauce made of mollasses and vinegar"

JamesSi exclaims, "Tastes as good as it sounds!"

Paolo [guest] asks, "Maggi, where r u now ?"

JamesSi says, "Tartar sauce is a bit posh for fish fingers, Margaret"

MargaretD says, "Germany"

Paolo [guest] asks, "how is the weather?"

MargaretD says, "tastes good though James"

rif [guest] says, "I would prefern Kansas sauce. I would try it with enything"

JamesSi says, "It's pouring with rain here"

MargaretD says, "sun is coming out but rain for tomorrow"

JamesSi says, "Chucking it down, as we say"

rif [guest] asks, "where is here JamesSi?"

JamesSi says, "UK, Rif"

JamesSi says, "Raining cats and dogs, as we don't often say"

Paolo [guest] exclaims, "here it's raining !!!"

MargaretD says, "always rains there"

VanceS says, "ok bjb"

MargaretD -)

JamesSi says, "Yep, Margaret"

BJB looks multitasking.

MargaretD exclaims, "almost as much as here!"

rif [guest] says, "I should have guessed! Pardon me"

JamesSi asks, "Where in Turkey, Rif?"

rif [guest] says, "currently between Istabul and Ankara a small city called Bolu"

MargaretD asks, "you know why it rains cats and dogs?"

JamesSi asks, "No, why???"

VanceS [Webhead] wonders why

ying [guest] asks, "cats and dogs fight.. noisy?"

JamesSi says, "In Greece they say it rains chair and table legs"

ying [guest] asks, "why?"

MargaretD says, "they used to live in the thatched roofs and it got slippery when it rained and they fell out..."

JamesSi says, "You know when it's raining cats and dogs when you step in a poodle"

JamesSi says, "(puddle)"

MargaretD says, "lol"

VanceS [Webhead] gags slightly

JamesSi says, "A minute's silence while the enormity of the joke sinks in..."

Paolo [guest] says, "in Italy we say it's raining like cuff buckets"

JamesSi asks, "What's a cuff bucket?"

SusanneN has arrived.

DiaLog follows SusanneN to here.

TimeLog follows SusanneN to here.

Paolo [guest] says, "upside down buckets"

VanceS asks, "Hi Susanne? WHere did you go?"

SusanneN says, "WEll, I am back in from my Stuffincommon experiment"

JamesSi says, "I'd better go and rejoin my abandoned family"

JamesSi says, "See you all later.."

VanceS asks, "oh, were you with BJB?"

MargaretD says, "bye James"

JamesSi says, "and thanks for the chat and links Vance"

You hear a quiet popping sound; SRI_44 [guest] has disconnected.

SusanneN exclaims, "My computer does not like too many connections so i had to restart a few times, but finaaly it worked for me!"

You hear a quiet popping sound; JamesSi [Webhead] has disconnected.

VanceS says, "I can see your chat now. I had to close it (too many windows)"

VanceS says, "Minimize it I mean."

SusanneN says, "But I guess I missed the weekly conversation, first hour at least"

SusanneN [webhead] smiles at hose who are still in

MargaretD says, "mostly about food and rain Susanne"

VanceS says, "Some of us are in Yahoo chat now."

VanceS says, "Voice chat."

ying [guest] says, "bye"

ying [guest] says, "See you next week."

VanceS says, "Bye, glad you cleaned your room"

SusanneN says, "Tes, BJ told me. ONly that Yahoo does not work for my older macintosh connection."

rif [guest] says, "bye..."

MargaretD exclaims, "bye Ying!"

ying [guest] says, "bye"

SusanneN exclaims, "Ying, have a good week!"

You hear a quiet popping sound; SRI_21 [guest] has disconnected.

SusanneN says, "Food and climate, two essential life subjects..."

You hear a quiet popping sound; SRI_23 [guest] has disconnected.

SusanneN says, "but I also saw you were into the serious world situation, hoping for peace but fearing the worst"

MargaretD says, "that too"

SusanneN [webhead] nods

VanceS says, "In Abu Dhabi it's still very comfortable."

SusanneN says, "Vance, I can understand this is a difficult place to live right now"

MargaretD asks, "whzy?"

MargaretD says, "why"

VanceS says, "We weren't sure what would happen but the emiratis are great people and we feel safe now"

rif [guest] says, "NY seems to be a more difficult place to live"

SusanneN says, "WEll, I just thought it may be a bit closer to where the events may happen, given that it is aone of the middle east countries"

SusanneN says, "Sure thing, NY must be a hell"

MargaretD says, "it can happen anywhere"

rif [guest] says, "People in the middle east would be very hospitable toward foreigners in any means..I think."

VanceS asks, "How is it where you are?"

SusanneN says, "Not where I live - although we do have a military airport a few kilometres from my idyllic place"

MargaretD says, "I think so too f"

MargaretD says, "Rif"

SusanneN says, "What is not so nice is that the extreme right wing politicians have taken advanmtage of the situation, craving for more control, , and pushing to a hatred against muslims, just in general"

MargaretD says, "Bersculoni should have someone stuff his mouth with some canneloni"

SusanneN says, "MOst other parties try to show tolerance, our prime minister visiting the mosque, etc"

SusanneN says, "Yes - Berlusconi, Haider and our Pia Kjaersgaard are in the same ignorant ditch"

MargaretD says, "living the good life too"

SusanneN [webhead] nods

MargaretD says, "easy for them to say"

MargaretD says, "another friend in Denmark was really angry about some Muslims celebrating"

SusanneN says, "It may seem that the fact there has not yet been any attacks from the US forces may me a sign of hesitant reflection"

MargaretD says, "I think it is more caution"

SusanneN says, "Oh yes - stupid kids dancing in a street, and the TV cameras so willing to promote their silliness"

rif [guest] says, "well, do not forget those people laugh and drink at their loved-one's funerals, too"

VanceS says, "the more time for reflection the better"

MargaretD says, "so do the Irish Rif"

SusanneN says, "Sure, rtf, and those martyrs are heroes in paradise"

rif [guest] says, "just a different cultural difference I guess. Yet, it should be condemned"

SusanneN says, "I can see how some newspapers are trying hard to tell us abput differences in cultural traditions"

MargaretD says, "killing innocent people yes"

SusanneN says, "Oh yeah"

rif [guest] asks, "do you remember the flight number of the plane that hit the twin towers, anybody?"

SusanneN asks, "But who can say that teh American army did always spare civilians in their warfare support?"

MargaretD says, "most Muslims are against that too"

MargaretD says, "one was 11"

rif [guest] says, "Q33NYC"

SusanneN asks, "rtf, do you promote one of those naive numerologic hearsay earhangers?"

rif [guest] asks, "couple of days ago they showed something with those numbers on TV wanna see?"

MargaretD asks, "what do they mean and for whom?"

rif [guest] says, "well, type these letters in a word processing (like Microsoft word) in capital letters"

MargaretD says, "the planes were not destined originqally for NYC"

SusanneN exclaims, "No, this is a fake!"

rif [guest] asks, "did you see it?"

MargaretD says, "it is...and a hoax"

SusanneN says, "OT the real number of any of the airplanes"

MargaretD says, "yes, I heard about it weeks ago"

rif [guest] says, "It should be a hoax, of course."

SusanneN says, "Those wingdings are cute - but anyway, Just a stupid little joke, if you may say any kind of jokes about this unfortunate disaster"

SusanneN says, "Of course you have to be able to make jokes to cope with horror."

MargaretD says, "when I type Q33NYC that is all I get"

rif [guest] says, "well, I am still sceptical."

VanceS says, "has to be capitals and has to be in wingdings"

MargaretD says, "dumb"

VanceS asks, "did you see it?"

SusanneN says, "As I read it, something with skulls and airplane icons"

rif [guest] says, "and twin towers"

MargaretD says, "clever is all"

VanceS says, "My son showed me this some time ago. He learned it at school."

VanceS says, "learned about it I mean"

MargaretD says, "and was it actually the flight number...I doubt it"

rif [guest] exclaims, "well, this is I don't know either!"

rif [guest] asks, "Vance?"

SusanneN exclaims, "No, it was NOT, someone made this story up!"

VanceS asks, "yep?"

VanceS says, "I think it was made up"

SusanneN [webhead] wonders where I read about this

rif [guest] says, "Interestingly enough I did not come accross the numbers since this came out"

MargaretD says, "well I have 3 different Wingdings and the 3rd one has no towers"

SusanneN says, "The article I read had lots of examples on numorologic calculations that would show a special dangerous date etc"

VanceS says, "I think it's the 33 that produces the towers"

SusanneN says, "I had those wingdings all right in my text editor"

MargaretD says, "well in 3 it is something else"

SusanneN says, "Well, tosers, or just document icons"

SusanneN says, "Documents amy be interpreted as towers"

VanceS says, "that's it"

MargaretD says, "all speculation"

MargaretD says, "in 3 it is only 2 arrows"

MargaretD says, "it is like believing Nostradamus preedicted it"

SusanneN says, "Kids love to play with codes and mysteries"

VanceS says, "In Yahoo, Lian and Moral are talking about inviting foreigners to their homes"

MargaretD says, "good idea"

SusanneN asks, "Anyway, even if a certain flight number may fit into a wingding trick, wtah difference would that make?"

VanceS says, "Lian invites foreigners to her home but Moral hasn't tried it"

SusanneN says, "That sounds like a fine idea, making more connections between locals and ofreigerns"

MargaretD says, "exactly Susanne"

VanceS says, "So now he's thinking to try it, because he wants to meet foreigners"

SusanneN says, "My husband came home yesterday from a football match and had had a lovely time with some Turkish elders and their grandchildren, usually he is not the type to be open for strangers"

MargaretD says, "now he knows what he is missing"

SusanneN exclaims, "I felt his biased self satisfied attitudes had chaged quite a bit!"

MargaretD says, "I bet"

DavidW has connected.

VanceS says, "THis is useful because Lian is going on and on about hte foreigners she invites and meets on the Internet"

DavidW waves to BJB [multitasking], LianA, VanceS [Webhead], MargaretD, MoralL, rif [guest], and SusanneN [webhead].

DavidW says, "Hi there"

DavidW looks busy.

SusanneN [webhead] hugs david so nice to see YOU again

MargaretD says, "Hi Dave"

DavidW . o O ( But I do care )

DavidW [busy] grins.

DavidW [busy] hugs SusanneN [webhead].

VanceS says, "Hi David"

LianA says, "hi, davidw"

DavidW [to LianA]: "Hi there"

DavidW [to VanceS]: "Hi there"

LianA says, "hi,long time no see, david"

DavidW [busy] is beginning to feel a little "hi"

DavidW [busy] grins.

DavidW [busy] nods at LianA.

DavidW [busy] smiles.

DavidW says, "Just so you all know, I was in Manhattan this morning and everything else is fine, really."

DavidW [busy] grins.

SusanneN asks, "really, David?"

SusanneN asks, "How so?"

MargaretD says, "I have relatives there"

VanceS says, "wow"

DavidW says, "Everything is fine, if you weren't directly affected by the events of 11 September 2001."

SusanneN asks, "David, do you mean that life is near back to normal for those who survived?"

VanceS says, "I was just telling everyone how safe I feel here in Abu Dhabi"

SusanneN says, "I feel terribly safe and protected here in Farum, Denmark, as well"

DavidW says, "Honestly - however, TedN (Ted Nellen) has pictures on his website - - that you might want to look at. He lives very close by and was out of his apartment for 13 days."

MargaretD says, "not for the children who lost parents"

SusanneN says, "Yes, I saw his site"

DavidW says, "I've got to make breakfast for my folks. They are leaving this afternoon for Paris and they have a bunch of things to do, including go back into Manhattan to get some stuff that they forgot yesterday. But we did see some art galleries yesterday, really."

OritK has connected.

DavidW says, "As some of you might now...."

_______________| | DavidW holds up a BIG sign: | Life goes on. | |_______________|

DavidW [busy] smiles.

DavidW says, "It really does."

DavidW looks afk.

SusanneN says, "Enjoy your life and your breakfast guests"

VanceS says, "Hi Orit"

DavidW says, "Thanks, we are having bagels and smoked Norwegian salmon and cream cheese from Philadelphia (sic) and other things."

DavidW [afk] grins.

SusanneN says, "Sounds like a great Sunday treat"

MargaretD says, "normal NYC fare"

OritK goes OUT.

OritK's personal recorder (recording) goes OUT.

SusanneN says, "I guess Orit was not a Webhead"

OritK has arrived.

OritK's personal recorder (recording) has arrived.

OritK goes OUT.

OritK's personal recorder (recording) goes OUT.

MargaretD exclaims, "he likes coming and going!"

rif [guest] exclaims, "I need to leave guys. It was all nice to see friends and say hi!"

SusanneN says, "I guess he is a student practicing before class."

VanceS says, "Lian is talking about a 30 day bicycle trip she is going to make with her school mates next summer"

MargaretD exclaims, "ByeRif!"

SusanneN says, "Bye, rif"

VanceS says, "Rif, nice to see you . You have to tel me abot this conference."

You hear a quiet popping sound; SRI_12 [guest] has disconnected.

SusanneN says, "Lian is in Wuhan, I met her this morning"

SusanneN says, "30 days on a bike sounds loke a wonderful plan"

MargaretD says, "sounds hard on your rear end"

VanceS says, "from Wuhan to Shanghai"

LianA says, "yes, very exciting by then"

SusanneN asks, "How many kilometres would that be, Lian?"

LianA says, "950 probably"

SusanneN asks, "Did you ever go to Shanghai before?"

LianA says, "i am not sure, my classmates calculate it.//no,never"

MargaretD asks, "really a padded seat Lian?"

LianA says, "yes,i will"

SusanneN says, "Shanghai was a wonderful experience, I was there for four days on my travel to China some years ago."

LianA says, "you can say that again."

SusanneN says, "I have a lot of photos from Shanghai, as well."

LianA says, "do you post it on web,susannen"

SusanneN asks, "Are you visiting people on your travel, or just staying at hostels or what?"

SusanneN says, "Oh, they are not yet digitized. I will some day, when I get a scanner."

LianA says, "we are bike to shanghai, and we will live in tents."

MargaretD says, "cheaper"

SusanneN says, "You know, a scanner to make your pictures into digital documents that can be shared on the web."

MargaretD says, "or you get a digital camera"

LianA receiving a telephone.

VanceS says, "Lian put a picture up. Did you see it? At tappedin, her avatar."

SusanneN says, "I had a two week bicycle trip in tents about twelve years from now, we went to the South of Sweden, and it rained all days except the early mornings. Got some heavy colds but had lots of fun, too"

SusanneN says, "Yes, your icon portrait is so sweet, Lian"

LianA says, "thank you susannen"

MargaretD says, "I saw it earlier...pretty"

SusanneN exclaims, "We had to put our feet in plastic bags as our shoes were all soaked!"

LianA says, "that is very interesting."

MargaretD exclaims, "well...I have toget some things done today...bye all!"

LianA says, "bye margaret."

MoralL exclaims, "bye Maggi. see you!"

You hear a quiet popping sound; MargaretD has disconnected.

VanceS says, "Ok Maggi, see you later."

BJB says, "looks like you had a great discussion today, Vance"

SusanneN says, "Yes - I have to leave soon, to. I an tryiong to set up an online class in Sonexis"

BJB [multitasking] nods and hugs Susanne

SusanneN says, "Sonexis seem to have a voice chat function; I found it from the Stuffincommon homepage"

SusanneN exclaims, "Oh, BJ there!"

BJB [multitasking] waves

BJB . o O ( between tasks )

SusanneN [webhead] waves back, excitedly to be in the same room as you once more :-))

BJB says, "I still have to go get the Sunday paper and get the laundry started...just stopped by to see how everyone was doing"

SusanneN asks, "Would you like to register for my experimental class?"

BJB [to Susanne]: "you had no problems logging in to TI, Susanne?"

SusanneN [webhead] grins I need a volunteer

BJB [multitasking] volunteers

LianA says, "wish you a good day susanne"

SusanneN says, "NO, I am now in both places, looks like I had no trouble this time."

BJB [to Susanne]: "are you on a text client on TI?"

SusanneN exclaims, "Same here, and enjoy the festival, Liam!"

LianA says, "than you susanne"

SusanneN says, "NO, I am on Tapestry"

BJB says, "wow....lots of java"

SusanneN says, "Yes"

SusanneN says, "To add a student I need your email"

LianA says, "i must leave now,bye bye all, wish you all a good day."

SusanneN [webhead] hugs Liam

BJB [multitasking] bows to Lian. Enjoy the festival

LianA hugs bjb and susanne

You hear a quiet popping sound; LianA has disconnected.

SusanneN . o O ( I can look it up, but... )

SusanneN [webhead] peruses Membership Directory...

BJB says, "my email is"

VanceS says, "Lian's computer was too slow with Tapped IN"

BJB [to VanceS]: "she probably needs to use a text client"

SusanneN exclaims, "Yes, we need faster and more reliable connections - we ought to get a fund tosupport all our voluntary test research :-))!"

SusanneN [webhead] grins

VanceS says, "I really have to apologize for getting so distracted with voice chatting"

SusanneN asks, "Vnace, would you like to register in my experimantal classroom?"

VanceS asks, "well, ok, how?"

SusanneN [webhead] can fully understand, Vance

SusanneN says, "Just pass me your email"

GwynethJ finds her way in.

GwynethJ's personal recorder follows GwynethJ to here.

SusanneN says, "I will then have to figure out how, and we may test it next sunday"

BJB [multitasking] waves hi to Gwyneth

GwynethJ smiles and waves back to BJB] hi!

SusanneN [webhead] peruses Membership Directory...

BJB [to Gwyneth]: "I think I talked to lots of your students yesterday...did you send people here for extra credit?"

GwynethJ grins to BJB] not extra credit... homework!

BJB [multitasking] nods...the ex credit people might have been from another class

GwynethJ laughs] isn't that shameless??...but i think for a professional development course it makes sense.. i DID have a msg on my whiteboard about extra credit but the secret got out..[g]

BJB says, "it's interesting to see newbies reactions to TI..."

BJB says, "some just don't understand a virtual environment and take everything too literally"

BJB . o O ( no imagination, I suppose? )

GwynethJ nod nod] yes, i also showed this site to a group of gifted and talented education teachers last tuesday during a workshop i was giving

GwynethJ . o O ( too inside the box maybe? )

BJB [multitasking] nods. Hopefully they had a better idea of TI after talking to someone online

SusanneN says, "Oh. too bad! I cannot become an Teamwave instructor as a macintosh user :-(("

GwynethJ smiles] maybe they never chatted online or could imagine that a site could be an entire world

SusanneN says, "I NEED both platforms."

SusanneN says, "Ny Gwyneth, welcome here"

BJB [to Gwyneth]: "chat is very intimidating for many, too"

GwynethJ [to SusanneN]: "[smiles] what is Teamwave?"

BJB [multitasking] nods in sympathy to Susanne

GwynethJ smiles back to susanne] hi! thanks for the welcome!

IkeC has connected.

BJB says, "hi, Ike. Welcome to TAPPED IN"

IkeC goes OUT.

IkeC's personal recorder (recording) goes OUT.

SusanneN says, "I just have to cancel thta experiment, hopefully someone else would like to take up the challenge - teamwave is another new tool for online teaching"

BJB . o O ( bye, Ike )

GwynethJ [to SusanneN]: "oh..that's cool, too bad they discriminate against us mac people [grins] yeah...that's it...discrimination ...LOL"

BJB says, "there are quite a few virtual tools out there now...groove is another one. TI is still the best and should be even better with the new version due out in the Spring"

GwynethJ . o O ( BJB is funy )

SusanneN says, "Yeah, but I can understand that more programming will be needed for both platforms, just too bad as macs still are so cool for many purposes"

MoralL says, "bye everyone. and bye again Vance."

BJB [multitasking] bows to Moral

SusanneN exclaims, "I look forward to our new Tapped IN tool. as they are sure developing for macs users too!"

You hear a quiet popping sound; MoralL has disconnected.

SusanneN says, "Bye , Moral"

GwynethJ grins] are they upgrading TI? i worry bout that sometimes, blackboard has been very wierd these past weeks as they improve it

GwynethJ says, "brb, phone"

VanceS says, "Hi all, bye Moral"

BJB [multitasking] smiles...ever the multitasker, Vance!

BJB [multitasking] thinks Vance needs to stop and smell the roses

VanceS says, "boy, actualy the yahoo chat is very pleasant"

VanceS says, "roses? What roses."

BJB [multitasking] looks at Rosy Susanne and Rosy Gwyneth

SusanneN says, "I need a new computer. So I will be able to join the voice chat at Yahoo :-)"

SusanneN asks, "Vance did you ever smell some one in here?"

SusanneN tries to smell VanceS.

VanceS says, "I was smelling roses in China. I might have a Chinese vacation planned already."

VanceS says, "I go to Guangchow and get Maggie (she needs a travel partner to travel in the summer)"

VanceS says, "Then we go visit Moral in Kunming"

BJB exclaims, "sounds like fun, Vance!"

VanceS says, "Then to Wuhan ot visit Lian (2000 km)"

SusanneN says, "Oh really, sounds exciting."

DavidW hugs BJB [multitasking].

VanceS asks, "And then bicycle to Shanghai, one month ???"

DavidW . o O ( BJB is so cool, she can MultiTask )

DavidW grins.

BJB [multitasking] hugs David good morning

DavidW looks taskingmulti.

DavidW looks tasking.

SusanneN asks, "David di you enjoy the bagels and salmon?"

DavidW says, "Excellent bagels (warm) and very good salmon (norwegian)"

DavidW [tasking] grins.

DavidW says, "Plus raspberries from California, blueberries from Canada."

SusanneN asks, "Vance, do you really mean you are taking the bike trip, too?"

DavidW says, "Very international - but of course, Mom and Dad are heading to Paris today."

SusanneN [webhead] think those breakfasters are spoiled

BJB [multitasking]mouth waters for bagels and lox and a slice of bermuda onion and a tomato

VanceS says, "No, I wouldn't have time for it"

VanceS says, "I only get a month off work"

SusanneN says, "Yes, I see."

DavidW says, "Gotta go at the moment, but I'll be back in a blit"

DavidW . o O ( bit )

DavidW waves to BJB [multitasking], VanceS [Webhead], SusanneN [webhead], and GwynethJ.

DavidW says, "Ciao"

You hear a quiet popping sound; DavidW has disconnected.

SusanneN says, "I think I have to get on writing. SOOO nice to be with you today."

BJB [multitasking] hugs Susanne. Nice to have you back with us!

SusanneN [webhead] hugs BJ, Vance and Gwyn

VanceS says, "likewise"

SusanneN [webhead] crss her fingers that the connection will stay open from now on.

VanceS says, "I've got to go too. My family is waiting at home."

GwynethJ bounces back in from the phone call] oh gee, i missed david...pish

VanceS says, "bye everyone"

SusanneN says, "Byem, Gwyn."

BJB says, "He'll be back later, Gwyneth"

GwynethJ smiles and waves bye to Vance.. ] cool page

BJB [multitasking] waves bye to Vance

VanceS says, "oh thanks"

SusanneN [webhead] waves bye and leaves for real.

GwynethJ grins] just wanted to sneak that in before you popped

VanceS says, "You'll be on it next week (in our logs)"

VanceS says, "with your kind permission of course"

SusanneN says, "Oh yes, I love those logs."

GwynethJ also has to go....but now has a craving for a bagel...darn!

SusanneN says, "Make me feel connected even if I was not there."

SusanneN says, "has to prepare supper soon."

VanceS says, "ok bye then everyone"

SusanneN says, "Bye and over."

GwynethJ smiles passes hugs around and pops off]

You hear a quiet popping sound; GwynethJ has disconnected.

You hear a quiet popping sound; SusanneN [webhead] has disconnected.

Stopped recording in Reception (#268) at Sun Sep 30 07:36:14 2001 PDT.

Started recording in VanceS's Office (#12249)[TappedIn] at Sun Sep 30 07:36:14 2001 PDT.

VanceS drops Webhead (recording).

VanceS [Webhead] has disconnected.

Disconnected from TAPPED IN on Sun Sep 30 07:36:57 2001 PDT.

<Top> Click here for logs from: Rif in ICQ on Saturday | Sue in Yahoo | Paulo on ICQ | TappedIn | Text from Yahoo voice chat | Rif in ICQ Sunday | Email from Michael

Text from Yahoo voice chat

vance_stevens: ok let's see if this works

vance_stevens: I show you here but you're not active

kzpaul: SORRY

vance_stevens: ok, we've got it now

kzpaul: im active now

vance_stevens: Let me see if Sue wants to join us.

kzpaul: sure

Yahoo! Messenger: You are now logged into voice conference - vance_stevens-43545.

Yahoo! Messenger: yinglanliu has joined the conference.

Yahoo! Messenger: mysailing has joined the conference.

Yahoo! Messenger: an_lian has joined the conference.

Yahoo! Messenger: kzpaul has joined the conference.

mysailing: yeah

yinglanliu: Who is kzpaul?

vance_stevens: Paolo is from Italy. He was with us when we used HearMe

yinglanliu: Southern Italian food and Northern Italian food.

an_lian: has to leave for a while, be back in 15 minutes, enjoy your talking everyone.

yinglanliu: The tastes is strong..

yinglanliu: Spice or oil..

yinglanliu: achooo degree?

yinglanliu: wine?

yinglanliu: Red wine is made by grape..

yinglanliu: But liquid is defferent...

yinglanliu: But pizza...

yinglanliu: I heard someone told me.. The pizza in Italy is different from ours.

yinglanliu: Have you been in other country to eat pizza there?

yinglanliu: ingredients are different from Italian pizza?

yinglanliu: Nappli

yinglanliu: tomato.. cheese oil and what?

yinglanliu: You don't put shrimp. crab, chichk, beef, pineapple.....

yinglanliu: on the pizza.

yinglanliu: SECRET is what?

yinglanliu: like they cook pizza, they baked pizza by wood...

yinglanliu: wood fire.

yinglanliu: nature fire, not put the pizza in the oven.

yinglanliu: I guess.

yinglanliu: meat?

yinglanliu: I am hungry...

kzpaul: flour

vance_stevens: same pronunciaton as flower

yinglanliu: Flour is different.. you put corn flour in the pizza ?

kzpaul: ok, thks

yinglanliu: Secret is Flour.. it is thin.

yinglanliu: I like to pizza... flour inside,, you can eat chesse.

yinglanliu: What?

vance_stevens: who likes anchovie on pizza

yinglanliu: anchovie

vance_stevens: Anchovie, a very salty fish

yinglanliu: In Taiwan, they invent some pizze with Chinese food.

yinglanliu: The put fmous Chinese food upon the flour.

yinglanliu: Yes, like Dumpling

yinglanliu: A small fish with a strong taste, often made into a paste.

yinglanliu: Pizza was from China.

yinglanliu: Do you remember a guy who was Italian .. he travelled China long time ago.

vance_stevens: are you in tappedin as well?

yinglanliu: I can do both.

an_lian: i am back ,you are talking about chinese food?

Yahoo! Messenger: landaoyi has joined the conference.

mysailing: i am sorry. i need to leave for a while

Yahoo! Messenger: mysailing has left the conference.

vance_stevens: branches?

landaoyi: maldanlou

landaoyi: yes.

vance_stevens: McDonald's

yinglanliu: What?

yinglanliu: poatato..

yinglanliu: cock

yinglanliu: cock cola

vance_stevens: coffee

yinglanliu: copy?

landaoyi: i got it

yinglanliu: coffee>>>>>> it is the worst coffee in the world.

yinglanliu: in McDonald's.

yinglanliu: When were you in Peking?

yinglanliu: 1993?

yinglanliu: Were you an English Teacher there?

landaoyi: hotel's lobby bar.

yinglanliu: Only you only visited the city in 1993.

yinglanliu: no..

yinglanliu: It rained yesterday here.

landaoyi: do you know the chinese football team almost enter the world cup?

yinglanliu: Some part of Subway work now.

yinglanliu: It takes time to fix them.

landaoyi: cup what?

landaoyi: they never did it.

vance_stevens: cuff bucket. Paulo says in Italy it rains cuff buckets

kzpaul: we use to say so when it's raining too much !!

yinglanliu: I want to go now.

yinglanliu: Too hungry...

yinglanliu: Yes.

yinglanliu: Thanks

yinglanliu: It is cleaner than before.

yinglanliu: bye

Yahoo! Messenger: yinglanliu has left the conference.

kzpaul: ok, i have to go me too !!!

an_lian: hello, vance can u hear me?

kzpaul: bye bye and c u soon !!!

landaoyi: bye kzpaul.

landaoyi: cu

an_lian: can you hear me,vance?

Yahoo! Messenger: kzpaul has left the conference.

landaoyi: pardon?

landaoyi: i can hear you lian.

an_lian: vance,you mean you cannot hear me?

an_lian: thank you landaoyi

vance_stevens: Pull down friend and invite me back to your conference.

Yahoo! Messenger: kzpaul has logged out. (9/30/01 at 5:12 PM)

landaoyi: Hi Vance! who is hosting the conference?

vance_stevens: I am

vance_stevens: I will try to add you

landaoyi: ok

Yahoo! Messenger: You are now logged into voice conference - landaoyi-91931.

Yahoo! Messenger: an_lian has joined the conference.

Yahoo! Messenger: landaoyi has left the conference.

Yahoo! Messenger: landaoyi has joined the conference.

an_lian: yaodongc

an_lian: he is member of tappedin

landaoyi: we welcome new friends.

landaoyi: China.


an_lian: is my email.

an_lian: in Arab

vance_stevens: in Arabia

landaoyi: my email at yahoo was disabled.

an_lian: is my yahoo account.

vance_stevens: not

vance_stevens: wingdings

landaoyi: I think you can suggest at anytime in a session.

landaoyi: ..suggest a topic...

an_lian: it is very difficult to everyone to focus on the topic, probably i can come with some topics next time, and so it is withyou.

vance_stevens: We want to know why people come back each week to webheads?

vance_stevens: space

an_lian: spacial room

vance_stevens: spacious room

landaoyi: the room rate here in km is less that 50 usd.

vance_stevens: I would hope to pay maybe $10 for a bed?

landaoyi: hehe...

landaoyi: what do you do lian.

landaoyi: especially americans.

landaoyi: i think.

landaoyi: i often see foreigners riding bike around the city.

an_lian: Download the latest version of Yahoo! Messenger at

vance_stevens: something special there?

an_lian: pear







an_lian: see you

Yahoo! Messenger: an_lian has left the conference.

<Top> Click here for logs from: Rif in ICQ on Saturday | Sue in Yahoo | Paulo on ICQ | TappedIn | Text from Yahoo voice chat | Rif in ICQ Sunday | Email from Michael

Rif pops by ICQ Sunday

rif: Hi Vance, did you manage to hook up the cam?

Vance: Hi . Not yet. Did you?

rif: working on it. We will try it with Claire today. Wanna join too?

rif: she wants to use ivisit software, which is a free ware, since she cannot get through netmeeting

Vance: ivisit?


first time I heard of it

Vance: I've heard of it. WHen are you meeting.

rif: I dont know yet. Waiting an email from her..

rif: I need to restart to make the cam effective. Talk to you later Vance.

Vance: ok, I'll look for you from home

Message was sent. User is Offline.

The message will be delivered when user goes Online.

<Rif eventually logs in to Tapped In. Follow him up there>

rif: I am done with the cam and the ivist. I did not like the quality of pux though!

Vance: is claire online now?

rif: not yet.. does she use ICQ, do youknow?

Vance: no idea

Vance: how did you plan to meet her?

rif: she sent me an email for Sunday, and I said iti s fine. I gave her my ICQ number and told her to email me when she is ready. It should be around 10:30 am something over there I guess

rif: she said: To meet with us, click on Education and then Universities. Our folder is the U. of Pittsburgh.
that was in the earlier email. FYI

Vance: ok, but I'm going to have to go home

rif: alright. see you later

Vance: I'm just trying to shut down the webheads. It's not easy.

Vance: any luck yet?

rif: nope. I will be hanging around a little bit more !

Vance: ok, I've got everything almost shut down now. I'll try to get my cam working. No time today.

Click here for logs from: Rif in ICQ on Saturday | Sue in Yahoo | Paulo on ICQ | TappedIn | Text from Yahoo voice chat | Rif in ICQ Sunday | Email from Michael

Michael email

Vance - sorry I missed today's session. I've just come back from a Music Festival in the country (

Hope it went well (well they nearly always do don't they!)

- M.

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