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The On Ramp

The Blue Mountain Internet Customer Newsletter

 Issue # 35 September 2006 
  • Greetings from the Editor
  •  by Carol Hall
  • Crossword: Back To School 
  • by Mike Rochelle
  • Webmail VS Email Programs
  •  by Mike Rochelle
  • Just for Laughs 
  • by Carol Hall
  • TV Updates
  •  by Gena Bybee
  • PictureFind : 3 of a Kind 
  • by Ruben Bybee
  • Accelerated Dialup!
  •  by Nathon O'Neel
  • Progress Reports Online 
  • by Victor Luna
  • Active Duty
  •  by Colin Miller
  • Homework Help is Here! 
  • by Tony Abrego
  • Wordfind: Treasures
  •  by Carol Hall
  • FAQ 
  • by Matt Stephens
  • Online Libraries
  •  by Jon Alexander
  • New Phone System 
  • by Ruben Bybee
  • Kudos
  •  by Matt Stephens
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    Greetings from the Editor
    by Carol Hall

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    Autumn is here and "Back to School" time has arrived! I hope you enjoy this edition of The On Ramp and I look forward to hearing from you. I have included some great school resources in this edition and hope you will take a moment to look at them. Even if you do not have a student or are not a student yourself, you will find some interesting links to investigate.

    I am also pleased to announce that our puzzles are back! I know many of you missed them as much as I did!

    I welcome your comments and additions to the newsletter! Please email me at

    Webmail VS Email Programs
    by Mike Rochelle

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    Let's talk email:

    Email is the quickest way to correspond with people all over the world. There are 2 basic ways to email.

    1. The first way is using your computer and an email client such as Outlook Express. Using an Email Client/Program allows you to download the messages that are sent to... - CONTINUED

    TV Updates
    by Gena Bybee

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    With our busy lives it is nice to know that there is an alternative to being chained to the TV and still not miss your shows. It's called the internet. Cool huh?

    The TV networks offer recaps online and sometimes they even offer whole episodes online! Just visit the TV network of you choice online and see what they offer....

    Accelerated Dialup!
    by Nathon O'Neel

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    For dialup customers who can't get broadband or don't want the additional cost, TURBO is for you! BMI's Turbo Accelerator is software that speeds up your surfing and page to page browsing up to 7X faster than a standard dialup connection. Wonder how?

    Your computer saves bits and pieces of each website you visit. It's ...

    Active Duty
    by Colin Miller

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    It's very possible that you or someone you know has a loved one in active duty overseas. They are likely reachable with normal web based e-mail accounts such as gmail, yahoo mail, hotmail, etc. There are methods by which you can communicate with others in the armed forces via the internet. Letters from home now can take on a whole new m... - CONTINUED

    Wordfind: Treasures
    by Carol Hall

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    Treasure Hunt Wordfind

    Online Libraries
    by Jon Alexander

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    Since school is starting again for everyone from kindergarten to Masters Degree students, we are providing a list of online resources that are available to the general public. Chances are your local library is a great place to start!

    Public Libraries

    by Matt Stephens

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    "You folks at bmi are great. You are all so patient and willing to help. I wouldn't trade you for any other company. Thank you so much for your consideration and kindness. "

    Crossword: Back To School
    by Mike Rochelle

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    Back To School Crossword

    Just for Laughs
    by Carol Hall

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    Top Ten Signs Your Kid Isn't College Materal:

    10. His guidance counselor's file contains two words: "yard work."

    9. In yearbook, was voted "Most Likely To Injure Himself Opening a Door".

    8. During algebra, he interrupts teacher and asks, "When do we get to whittle?"

    7. SAT score? 9.

    6. He keeps telling everybo...

    PictureFind : 3 of a Kind
    by Ruben Bybee

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    Three of a Kind Picture Find

    Progress Reports Online
    by Victor Luna

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    <>Going back to school? Do you know how your student(s) are doing?

    Well now you can and it's easy with the Internet. Many schools have websites where you can see the progress of your student(s) from attendance to their schedule. Or, if YOU are a student, you can check your own progress!

    Homework Help is Here!
    by Tony Abrego

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    It's Back to School week. Hmmmm! How wonderful. I bet all the kids are really excited about going back. One more summer gone and now they get to start a new school year!

    I found this really cool tutorials and homework helpers site to assist our kids in doing their homework. I thought I might share it with you!

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    by Matt Stephens

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    Subject: Tune Up Schedule and Pointers:

    Hello to all of our faithful and wonderful subscribers. Last month I touched on different things that can cause your connection speeds to vary. And at the end of the article I promised that I would write an article that gives you an idea for a tune up schedule. Plus some pointers ...

    New Phone System
    by Ruben Bybee

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    To offer better service to our customers, BMI recently rolled out a new phone system utilizing Voice Over IP (VOIP) technology. The BMI VOIP server system utilizes Fonality PBXtra hardware and software. This server is housed at the BMI facility and connects to the Internet via our 45 Meg backbone feed. With... - CONTINUED

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