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The On Ramp

The Blue Mountain Internet Customer Newsletter

 Issue # 4 December 2003 
  • Editor Welcome
  •  by Katrina Moran
  • Sharing is Caring 
  • by Katrina Moran
  • Do you need Anti-Virus S ...
  •  by Ruben Bybee
  • FREE Anti-Virus Software for 1 Year 
  • by Ruben Bybee
  • Buying Music On the Inte ...
  •  by Matt Stephens
  • BMI Christmas Gift Certificate 
  • by BMI
  • Kevin's Corner
  •  by Kevin Knight
  • Horoscopes 
  • by Katrina Moran
  • A Hero's Christmas
  •  by A Marine stationed in Okinawa, Japan
  • Life's Little Mysteries 
  • by Shirley B.
  • Question of the Month
  •  by BMI Staff
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    Editor Welcome
    by Katrina Moran

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    Thank you for all your wonderful compliments and inspiration as we are moving into our 4th issue of The On Ramp. What an experience this has been for all of us! If you would like to see something in the newsletter, please drop us a line and let us know. Thank you for everyone's contribution in making this possible! We look forward to more issu... - CONTINUED

    Do you need Anti-Virus Software?
    by Ruben Bybee

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    One of the most common questions we have from our users is whether they should install Anti-Virus software on their computer. The quick answer is 'Yes' everyone that uses the Internet should have current anti-virus software. However, a more accurate recommendation would depend on exactly how you use the Internet.
    With BMI your email has t...

    Buying Music On the Internet
    by Matt Stephens

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    We all know about the lawsuits surrounding Napster a couple of years ago, and most of us have downloaded music or programs, or know someone who has and have asked the question: "Is there a way to do this without breaking the law?" Well, the answer is 'Yes.' There are a few sites you can go to where you pay for the song, CD, or program you are ... - CONTINUED

    Kevin's Corner by Kevin Knight
    Solve this puzzle and you can win 3 months of free Internet Service with Blue Mountain Internet.

    Print this out, solve it, and then mail it, or fax it to BMI. Our fax number is (509) 529-9023, please be sure to put your first and last name on the Word Search. Winner will be drawn randomly from correctly solved entries. Contest ends 12-30-03

    A Hero's Christmas
    by A Marine stationed in Okinawa, Japan

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    Twas the Night before Christmas, He lived all alone, in a one bedroom house made of plaster and stone.
    I had come down the chimney with presents to give, and to see just who in this home did live.
    I looked all about, a strange sight I did see, no tinsel, no presents, not even a tree.
    No stocking by mantle, just boots filled with...

    Question of the Month
    by BMI Staff

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    What is Adware? Adware is any software application displaying or advertising banners while the program is running. Major concerns of Adware are that they will slow down your computer and your connection.
    How to scan your computer for Adware
  • First, you need to download the Adware/Spyware if you haven't already, - CONTINUED

  • Sharing is Caring
    by Katrina Moran

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    Christmas is right around the corner, and what does Christmas bring? Christmas brings happiness, love, family, laughter, presents, giving, dinner, celebration of life, birth of Christ, and in some cases, tears.
    In 1891, a Salvation Army captain in San Francisco decided to provide a free Christmas dinner to the area's poor. But how would ...

    FREE Anti-Virus Software for 1 Year
    by Ruben Bybee

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    Computer Associations has announced their New EZ-Armor Anti-Virus/Firewall Software is available free for one year. This includes daily virus updates and many other features. I have personally installed this software and found it to be very friendly and the wizard setup made it one of the easiest that I have configured. You can get more inform... - CONTINUED

    BMI Christmas Gift Certificate
    by BMI

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    Here is a way that you can give something to your friends and family for Christmas that won't cost you anything. What is this? The BMI Christmas gift certificate. The special offer is only available from BMI subscribers and partners. This offer for new customers includes free setup and one free month of Internet service with BMI. No strings at... - CONTINUED

    by Katrina Moran

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    Life's Little Mysteries
    by Shirley B.

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  • Why does the sun lighten our hair, but darken our skin?
  • Why don't you ever see the headlines "Psychic Wins Lottery?"
  • Why doesn't glue stick to the inside of the bottle?
  • Why is "abbreviated" such a long word?
  • Why is it called lipstick if you can still move your lips?
  • Why is it that doctors call... - CONTINUED

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