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The On Ramp

The Blue Mountain Internet Customer Newsletter

 Issue # 18 April 2005 
INSIDE THIS EDITION
  • Letter from the Editor
  •  by Matt Stephens
  • Kudos from our Customers 
  • by Matt Stephens
  • Rewards and Partners
  •  by Matt Stephens
  • Partner of the Month 
  • by Jon Alexander
  • KJ's Virus Corner
  •  by KJ Newby
  • Search Engines 
  • by Renee Eagon
  • Instant Messaging aka Ch ...
  •  by Nathon Oneel
  • English is Really Crazy... 
  • by Katrina Moran
  • So you Think you know Ev ...
  •  by Katrina Moran
  • Wordfind of the Month 
  • by Victor Luna
  • Talking Dog
  •  by Katrina Moran
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    Letter from the Editor
    by Matt Stephens

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    Welcome to this month's edition of The On Ramp. In past issues, I have taken a moment to discuss our hours of operation and how you can contact us, but I will get to that shortly. First, I would like to take a minute to welcome back a member of the BMI family. Renee Eagon, hired in April of 2004, has returned to our tech staff. Fo... - CONTINUED

    Rewards and Partners
    by Matt Stephens

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    Blue Mountain Internet strives to provide the best of services to our customers. One way we achieve this is to offer you a reward for referring new customers to BMI. This is how it works. Tell your friends and family about the great service you get at BMI. When they sign up for new service we ask them how they heard about us. They tell us that you sent them and presto - you receive a $5 credit on your account. Refer just three people a month and your account for that month is easily paid.

    We also have a program called Partners. This is a group of computer retailers that strive for the same level of customer service that we do. We greatly rely on you, our customer, for names of businesses that you felt placed your needs first. Please tell us which computer businesses meet or exceed your expectations. We want to develop relationships with those businesses. Our partner relationships will give you an extra layer of support when you have problems with your computer. Sort of like your regular doctor (BMI) sending you to a specialist doctor. Please forward your referrals or questions about our partners to: partnersprogram@bmi.net

    KJ's Virus Corner
    by KJ Newby

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    Hi Folks, this is KJ. Here is my current virus report for the month. Below, I have listed five of the most common viruses at this time. Please click on the following links to view the top five viruses, their description and instructions for removing them.

    Instant Messaging aka Chatting
    by Nathon Oneel

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    Chatting online is very popular these days - meeting new people without having the judgment of appearance. We all do it. It's a place where you are known by your thoughts, personality, and wit. This is as close as you will get to the reader.

    When using IM (instant messaging) the message you type is sent instantly and they receive it a...
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    So you Think you know Everything...
    by Katrina Moran

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  • A dime has 118 ridges around the edge
  • A cat has 32 muscles in each ear
  • A crocodile cannot stick out its tongue
  • A dragonfly has a life span of 24 hours
  • A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds
  • A "jiffy" is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second
  • A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes... - CONTINUED

  • Talking Dog
    by Katrina Moran

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    A guy is driving around and he sees a sign in front of a house: "Talking Dog for Sale." He rings the bell, and the owner tells him the dog is in the backyard. The guy goes into the backyard and sees a Labrador retriever sitting there. "You talk?" he asks. "Yep," the Lab replies. "So, what's your story?" The Lab looks up and says, "Well, I dis... - CONTINUED

    Kudos from our Customers
    by Matt Stephens

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    Have you received a level of service from BMI that exceeded your expectations? Have you spoken to a BMI technician that went the extra mile for you to ensure all your questions were answered? Do you have a "BMI gave me great service" story you would like to share with others? If yes, please email us and let us know. Each month we print some of... - CONTINUED

    Partner of the Month
    by Jon Alexander

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    Blue Mountain Internet's Partner of the Month for April 2005 is: Yellowstone Computer Services in Cody Wyoming.

    Yellowstone has many services:
  • Workstation Requirements
  • Networking Capability
  • System Scalability Requirements
  • Backup and Recovery needs
  • Compatibility with existing equipment
  • Security a... - CONTINUED

  • Search Engines
    by Renee Eagon

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    Internet Access now brings the world to your doorstep with the click of your mouse. You can buy, sell, research, explore genealogy, email, chat, date, or just about anything else you can think of! There are more than 3 billion available documents on the web and that number increases daily by tens of thousands. When you are looking for a desire... - CONTINUED

    English is Really Crazy...
    by Katrina Moran

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    There is no egg in eggplant nor ham in hamburger; neither apple nor pine in pineapple. English muffins were not invented in England or French fries in France. Sweetmeats are candies, while sweetbreads, which aren't sweet, are meat. We take English for granted. But if we explore its paradoxes, we find that quicksand can work slowly, boxing ring... - CONTINUED

    Wordfind of the Month
    by Victor Luna

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    Congratulations to Stephenie M. of Evanston, WY. for winning our March Wordfind Puzzle and 3 months of FREE Internet Service! Solve our April Wordfind Puzzle and your entry will be submitted for a drawing that WINS you 3 FREE months of Dialup Internet Service from BMI. Click here to go to our April Wordfind.

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