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The On Ramp

The Blue Mountain Internet Customer Newsletter

 Issue # 66 April 2009 
  • Greetings from the Editor
  •  by Carol Hall
  • FAQ 
  • by Matt Stephens
  • Crafts
  •  by Gena Bybee
  • DirecTV at BMI 
  • by Ruben Bybee
  • Crossword
  •  by Mike Rochelle
  • We Are Not The Only Ones 
  • by Rebecca Sheridan
  • Kids
  •  by Rochelle Helms
  • WordFind 
  • by BMI Staff
  • Don't Be Fooled
  •  by Michelle Morgan
  • Guard Yourself 
  • by Tony Abrego
  • PictureFind
  •  by BMI Staff
  • You Know What They Say... 
  • by KJ Newby
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    Greetings from the Editor
    by Carol Hall

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    Greetings to all of you! The theme of "The On Ramp" this month is "Don't Be An April Fool" There are articles on great pranks to play, ways to avoid the pitfalls and much more!

    Spring is upon us, and that means it is time to plan your summer travels!  Don't forget to take the Internet with you.  It is essential in getting the most from your vacation, from booking hotels to finding places to explore. is EASY to take with you.

    You can rent a Mobile Broadband card that attaches to your laptop with a USB connector and have Internet!  We rent these cards to you on a month-to month only rent it as long as you need it, and then return further obligation!  Visit Mobile Broadband for more information.  Give us a call if you have any questions: 800-485-5006

    I hope you find this newsletter enjoyable and informative. I welcome your comments and additions to the newsletter! Please email me at

    by Gena Bybee

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    Here is an article about crafts that bring a bit of creativity to the holiday. Find out more about April Fool's Day crafts - and tricks for the whole family!

    How Stuff Works

    by Mike Rochelle

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    Congratulations to Ralph B. of Colorado Springs, CO for winning the drawing for the March 2009 Crossword! He received a $25.00 credit on his BMI account!

    Please visit the April 2009 crossword now.

    by Rochelle Helms

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    I'm not very good at April Fools Day. I think it has to do with the fact that I cannot hide my true feelings. Only once did I ever pull one off. It took extreme dedication on my part though. I simply do not lie well. Yes, I know it is not a lie but a joke. However, in my mind, it's not a truth - so it seems like a lie... - CONTINUED

    Don't Be Fooled
    by Michelle Morgan

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    The Internet is vast (currently boasting over 224,749,695 web sites and counting) and contains much that's good... and some that is bad.

    The bad we're focusing on today comes in the form of emails that ap... - CONTINUED

    by BMI Staff

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    Congratulations to Barbara W. of Pine City, MN for winning the drawing for the March 2009 Picturefind! Barbara received a $25.00 credit on her BMI account! Please visit our April 2009 picturefind now.

    by Matt Stephens

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    Hello to everyone. As I write this it's finally sunny and warm outside. It is spring here in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, so by the time I'm done writing this it could be freezing and raining again, but let's hope not. A little while ago I received a letter from one of our customers with a suggestion for the ne... - CONTINUED

    DirecTV at BMI
    by Ruben Bybee

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    Blue Mountain Internet is proud to announce that we are now resellers for DirecTV, the nation's leader in satellite and HD television. We are very excited about this new opportunity and can't wait to share it with you!

    Please call a BMI rep today at 800-485-5006 to find out the best deal for you. Local cha... - CONTINUED

    We Are Not The Only Ones
    by Rebecca Sheridan

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    April Fools Day started in theory around 1582 and the credit goes to Pope Gregory the VIII. It is said that we have been playing pranks on April Fools Day for 450 years! The United States is not the only country enjoying this awesome holiday. In Scotland April Fools Day jokes are involve something to do with the "rear end". In Rome they cel... - CONTINUED

    by BMI Staff

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    Congratulations Marge H. of Tonasket, WA for winning the drawing for the March 2009 Wordfind! Marge received a $25.00 credit on her BMI account!

    Please visit our April 2009 wordfind now.

    Guard Yourself
    by Tony Abrego

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    April Fool's Day for some reason has never been one of my favorite days of the year. I guess I don't really enjoy the silly humor behind the pranks we play on each other...

    Here are some cool sites I found online to guard us against falling victim to jokes and pranks:


    You Know What They Say...
    by KJ Newby

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    "It's better to keep your mouth shut and be thought a fool than to open it and leave no doubt." --Mark Twain

    "However big the fool, there is always a bigger fool to admire him." -- Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux


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