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The On Ramp

The Blue Mountain Internet Customer Newsletter

 Issue # 37 November 2006 
INSIDE THIS EDITION
  • Greetings From the Editor
  •  by Carol Hall
  • Photo Sharing 
  • by Colin Miller
  • Thanksgiving Crossword
  •  by Tami Rochelle
  • BMI Spam Updates 
  • by Ruben Bybee
  • Farewell
  •  by Nathon O'Neel
  • SPAM 
  • by Victor Luna
  • Picture Find
  •  by BMI Staff
  • Arts'n Crafts 
  • by Gena Bybee
  • Puzzling Time
  •  by Carol Hall
  • Cool Sites 
  • by Nathon O'Neel
  • Broadband
  •  by Mike Rochelle
  • Election Wordfind 
  • by Carol Hall
  • Holiday Cooking
  •  by KJ Newby
  • Turkey Talk 
  • by Jon Alexander
  • FAQ
  •  by Matt Stephens
  • Kudos 
  • by Matt Stephens
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    Greetings From the Editor
    by Carol Hall

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    My Best Wishes to each and every one of you for a great start to the upcoming Thanksgiving season! I have included some articles on subjects that may enhance your holiday fun (food, photo sharing, crafts and humor). Enjoy!

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

    Thanksgiving Crossword
    by Tami Rochelle

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    Congratulations to Leigh P. of Pendleton, OR for winning the drawing for the October 2006 Crossword! Leigh received a $25.00 credit on her BMI account! visit our Thanksgiving November Crossword

    Farewell
    by Nathon O'Neel

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    I regret to inform all of BMI's wonderful customers that I will be leaving Blue Mountain Internet. My life has taken a turn towards another profession. The work environment and the customers were the best parts about this job. I have met so many different people in this job, some business like, some funny and all enjoyable<... - CONTINUED

    Picture Find
    by BMI Staff

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    Congratulations to Opal C. of Baker City, ORA for winning the drawing for the September 2006 Picture Find puzzle! Opal received a $25.00 credit on her BMI account! Visit our November 2006 Three of a Kind Puzzle to play this month's puzzle!

    Puzzling Time
    by Carol Hall

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    Are you one of those that periodically have an extra 5 - 12 minutes of "dead time" on your hands? Looking for something quick and entertaining to fill that space? Here is something fun to try! Visit: JigZone

    This site is a great place to work a quickie jigsaw puzzle online. You can burst the picture into different numbers, sizes and shaped pieces, just depending on how much time you want to put into it. My favorite is 80 piece Classic, however....a real quick and entertaining cut is the 35 piece Jigzone cut! Go ahead...give it a quick try. After you finish ....scroll down on the left and it will compare your time with the fastest and average solve times.

    If you get bitten by the "jigsaw bug"....here is another idea: go to Jigsaw Puzzle LIte and download the program FREE. This program allows you to make jigsaw puzzles from pictures on your computer. Just imagine working a jigsaw of your grandkids!

    The real value of working jigsaw puzzles on your computer, however, is that the cat doesn't destroy them after you go to bed! ,/i. Have Fun!

    Broadband
    by Mike Rochelle

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    Broadband ---- You know it, you love it. Only thing is, Can you get it??

    What is broadband? Well broadband is any High Speed Internet connection that is faster than dialup.

    Let's run over the different choices at present for broadband:

    DSL: "Digital Subscriber Line" This ty...
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    Holiday Cooking
    by KJ Newby

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    With the holidays nearing I can only think of one thing...FOOD! And when I think of food, I think of the Food Network. I love the Food Network. So if you're looking for a recipe or a new twist on an old one then Food Network is for you!

    From Rachel Ray to Bobby Flay this ...
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    FAQ
    by Matt Stephens

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    I don't know about you, but it's cold outside around here. As much as I love the summer time, I am welcoming the coming winter with open arms. Snow falling, holidays, sledding trips to the cabin in the mountains. All these and more make the winter more bearable. What ever you choose to do this winter to keep the cabin fever to a ... - CONTINUED

    Photo Sharing
    by Colin Miller

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    Recently it has become easier and easier to use digital cameras. Once you have the camera, it's easy to take a lot of snapshots for almost no cost (you're just paying for the battery power to run the camera). Now that your computer has all of these images on it, you want to share them with friends and family. Instead of sending out 40 ... - CONTINUED

    BMI Spam Updates
    by Ruben Bybee

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    BMI is continually working to improve the spam system that we use to reduce and eliminate spam to your inbox. Our border email servers handle the Virus, Phish, and Worm scanning. Any email with a virus, worm, or phish is instantly dropped by our border servers. Our border servers also handle the authentication of senders... - CONTINUED

    SPAM
    by Victor Luna

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    Junk mail or SPAM whichever you want to call it, is unsolicited, unwanted and inappropriate email that is sent out to thousands of email addresses. Commercial advertising, promotions and scams, in mass quantities is spam.

    Little can be done about spam, since the Internet is a public network. There ar...
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    Arts'n Crafts
    by Gena Bybee

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    "Did I hear somebody is asking for arts and crafts?" I thought it would be great to find some, so I went searching on the net ...and I found these fun sites:

    The Holiday Zone
    Fest...
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    Cool Sites
    by Nathon O'Neel

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    These are the coolest sites in the entire world (in my opinion)

    #1 has got to be Ebay. At this site you can get anything, and get it cheap. Hard to find parts, videos, electronics. Chances are someone out there thinks its junk but it's GOLD to you and me! Bes...
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    Election Wordfind
    by Carol Hall

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    Congratulations to Beverly L. of Florence, OR for winning the drawing for the October 2006 Wordfind! Beverly received a $25.00 credit on her BMI account! Visit our elections word find

    Turkey Talk
    by Jon Alexander

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    Asked to write a composition entitled, "What I'm thankful for on Thanksgiving," little Timothy wrote:
    "I am thankful that I'm not a turkey"

    What key has legs and can't open doors?
    A Tur-key.

    What did the mother turkey say to her disobedient children?
    If your father could ...
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    Kudos
    by Matt Stephens

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    "Hey Jon! Thanks for your help this afternoon. I REALLY appreciate it. The computer and the internet is still a big mystery to me most of the time. I had no idea that others could store their cookies on my computer. I may look into a new computer down the line, but as long as my old one creeps by this winter Ill just keep on truckin with it.... - CONTINUED

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