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*** Welcome to Virtual School House Maggi!
Maggi: @64,64 !It's Maggi
*** You now have wizard privileges.
12:23:48 - Opening Log
Vance: @64,64 !It's Vance
Maggi: Oh it's only you!
Vance: ONLY me!!!
Vance: (oh, just Maggi, might as well go back out now) ...
Maggi: I heard a ding...
Vance: Yeah. My class is at 4. It's 3:30 now.
Maggi: How long you need to get there?
Vance: 15 min
Maggi: so we can shoot the breezw for 15!
Vance: Doing some last minute photocopying, checking the skills I gotta go through
Maggi: your skills or the ones you are teaching?
Vance: I'm supposed to look like I know what I'm doing
Vance: The ones I'm teaching
Maggi: wing it!
Maggi: you know what you are doing!
Vance: Yeah, just a last minute prep
Maggi: if you are confident you know what you are doing they will buy it.
Vance: no problem. I'm always confident.
Maggi: me too...drives people nuts
Vance: If only they really knew!
Maggi: they wonder how I can stand up to Dr Prof. somebody and use
his first name so nonchalantly.
Maggi: hey...he wants to learn English...we aren't into titles.
Ying-Lan: @64,64 !It's Ying-Lan
Maggi: Hi Ying
Vance: Hi YL
Ying-Lan: What's going on?
Maggi: Vance will have to leave in a few minutes...
Maggi: diving lesson calls...:-)
Vance: I just stopped by to say hi. And thanks for all the help with the sound file thing.
Vance: Yeah, I could only get a pool at 4
Ying-Lan: Don't you want to come back?
Maggi: You could get one here probably...
Vance: I can't. I'll be teaching till 8.
Ying-Lan: ^You can't be here, because you will be teaching another real class..
Maggi: I am here and Michael said he would come earlier if he could.,
Vance: I am teaching a diving class tonight.
Maggi: gee 4 hours of diving...is that the normal length of a class Vance?
Maggi: you have 5 min Vance...
Ying-Lan: ^What is the diving class?
Maggi: people whop
Vance: thanks maggi. Last minute wrap up here. Naw, could last only 3 hours. Depends on the students.
Maggi: oops...people who learn how to dive...
Ying-Lan: I remember,,, Vance like to diving..
Maggi: Vance loves it...I think I will take lessons too here.
Ying-Lan: But Vance. Have you read my the last email talking about the huge file?
Ying-Lan: What kind of lession do you want to take?
Vance: Yeah. Tonight I'm teaching a class. OK, I just photocopied some materials and checked what Ihave to do tonight, and I'm shutting down in a few minutes (fingers racing here).
Ying-Lan: Finger racing?
Vance: Yeah, my fingers are racing over the keyboard. OK, guys, nice to see you again. I've got to run. Hold the fort Maggi.
Maggi: <I hope so
Maggi: please forgive me if I give it away?
Vance: Bye YL. Thanks for your email. I'll try and solve the openup problem tomorrow.
Vance: give what away?
Ying-Lan: it is o.k.
Vance: got it
Ying-Lan: That's I want ask maggi, Give what away?
Vance: better run ... (foot outta mouth) ...
Vance: I'll let you guys sort it out. Bye.
Maggi: it means that I am responsible for the log...
Maggi: I hope I have it ...:-)=
Ying-Lan: I only saw a message from other web site.. A notebook of Mitsubishi only USD789.00, Is it a crazy price?
Maggi: that is crazy!
Maggi: Pretty soon I can get a new laptop.
Ying-Lan: But It is attractive price... I might to but it now.
Maggi: Why not?! It is not worth waiting.
Ying-Lan: ^Money talk, mine only know how to say good-bye...?
Ying-Lan: ^I will cosider how much money I have to pay for the postage charge...
Ying-Lan: I heard you are busy this week...
Ying-Lan: I heard you were busy this week...
Maggi: Yes...I have to earn my money when I can.
Ying-Lan: How do you do... your money is not like mine,,, mine only know how to say good - bye... I read the sentence in book.. that's interesting.
Maggi: I think I need to save the log now...Vance wants me to save it.
Maggi: my money says goodbye too...
Ying-Lan: Why do we make money for?
Ying-Lan: ^It is not so much for living...
Maggi: we make money to satisfy 3 basic needs.
Maggi: food, shelter and clothes...
Ying-Lan: ^What is the 3 basic needs
Ying-Lan: ^The 3 basic needs is not so expensive as we thought.
Ying-Lan: Except the cost of the house.
Maggi: depends on where you live Ying.
Ying-Lan: ^Is the house expensive in Germany?
Maggi: In some areas yes...very.
Ying-Lan: ^I think so... it is also expensive in Taiwan.
Ying-Lan: ^Chinese like to buy their own house. ....
Ying-Lan: ^I will be a begger after I buy a house..
Maggi: most people here do too!
Maggi: I still rent.
Maggi: Yes...in the US too.
Ying-Lan: ^But Maggi, You are a American,,, are you allowed to buy a house in Germany?
Maggi: oh...I could
Maggi: if I had the money :-)
Maggi: they are expensive here but they last forever.
Ying-Lan: last forever?
Ying-Lan: Another question is "Mondonna has 3 sisters - Melanie, Paula and Jennifer (half sister)..." What is the half sisiter?
Maggi: they are built well...
Maggi: a half sister means that they have one parent in common.
Maggi: Either mother or father.
Ying-Lan: Thanks a lot.
Maggi: no problem.
Maggi: your sun look tired...
Maggi: Are you?
Ying-Lan: A little...
Ying-Lan: I don't how to talk in English now...
Ying-Lan: ^There is blank in my mind.
Maggi: No problem...I get them too! :-)
Ying-Lan: Do you remember any cute bumper stickers?
Maggi: shit happens is one of the best...:-)
Ying-Lan: ^Like this one: Hit me! I need the money!
Maggi: Good one too...
Ying-Lan: ^I don't understand the sentence : shit happens is one of the best...:-
Ying-Lan: Shit happens... it is bad thing... why the bad thing is one of the best?
Maggi: shit happens is a bumper sticker...
Maggi: it is ttru
Maggi: it does happen
Ying-Lan: ^No Pain no gain?
Maggi: yes...something like that
Ying-Lan: Give me an example... please.
Maggi: when I miss a class because I wrote it down on the wrong day.
Maggi: A student has her shoe break on the way to class.
Ying-Lan: ^It happened by chance.
Ying-Lan: ^Do you teach your studend one by one, face to face?
Ying-Lan: ^Do you teach your student one by one, face to face?
Maggi: I have groups and lots of one-on-one classes.
Maggi: I have Managers too!
Ying-Lan: I don't understand ..
Ying-Lan: ^I may be slow, but I'm ahead of you! .. another bumper sticker.
Maggi: what don't you understand?
Maggi: that is a good one too!
Ying-Lan: ^You have a manager? That's mean you work in a company, right?
Maggi: I work in two companies...
Ying-Lan: I just think maybe you tutor your student in private.
Maggi: people do not want to pay much for private lessons.
Ying-Lan: ^I think I need a tutor to help me to study English.
Maggi: Companies pay more...if you are good you can get a lot of work...
Ying-Lan: ^That's right.
Ying-Lan: ^But some teach student in private in Taiwan.
Ying-Lan: It is very expensive.
Ying-Lan: ^I live at a small town..
Maggi: I read about it.
Ying-Lan: ^I seldom met a American to tutor me.
Maggi: But are the teachers good?
Ying-Lan: That's my problem
Ying-Lan: I don't know they are good or not...
Michael C: @64,64 !It's Michael C
*** Page from System: Michael C made wizard
Ying-Lan: ^There is a joke in Taiwan....
Maggi: Hi Michael
Michael C: Hello people.
Ying-Lan: ^If American can not find job in USA, just come to Taiwan and he will be a rich soon.
Michael C: Is that true Ying?
Ying-Lan: I don't know...
Michael C: Can that really happen?
Ying-Lan: ^It is a joke.
Michael C: Maybe I can come there and get rich?
Maggi: you wish...what would you do with the money?#
Ying-Lan: ^Teaching English is paid by high salary.. in Taiwan.
Michael C: Travel, buy another house - the usual things.
Michael C: Hello new friend.
Ying-Lan: ^Before 10 years ago,,,,
Maggi: that would make you happier?
Ying-Lan: hi, new freind?
Ying-Lan: Maggi, I am happy here.
Michael C: No maggie. But it might make my wife happier! She's restless.
Ying-Lan: ^"Hit me! I need the money!"
Michael C: Sounds like a line from a movie....
Ying-Lan: ^michaelc,, I just ask maggi to told me more Bumper sticker.
Michael C: Ok. I get it.
New Friend: Hi everyone this is eileen
Ying-Lan: ^Like "I may be slow, but I am ahead of you."
Ying-Lan: eileen,,, It is great to talk to you....
Michael C: Hey! It's Eileen. Welcome Eileen!
Maggi: Hi Eileen...nice to see you!
Michael C: Is this your first time here?
Ying-Lan: ^So,, you have a person computer in your house?
New Friend: Yes, this is my first time to palace
Ying-Lan: that's great!
New Friend: In fact, I am in my office
Maggi: great! Glad to see you!
Michael C: Well done Eileen. many people find it too difficult to get here.
Ying-Lan: ^Are you still working now?
New Friend: Yes, Michael, I could not be on line at home.
Maggi: I have to save this...
Ying-Lan: ARe you happy?
* New Friend * Hi Ying Lan, I am not working, I just go shoping. And my office is near that supermarket.
Michael C: Eileen - does this mean you are working in the office on a Sunday night?
New Friend: I am very glad to talk with you all, I just install palace client software.
Ying-Lan: She is busy..
Michael C: Do you work on Sundays?
Ying-Lan: I am curious.. could you go to anywhere on Internet?
Ying-Lan: she is gone..
Michael C: I wonder what happened.....
Michael C: Have you been able to save this Maggie?
Ying-Lan: maggi is busy, I guess.
Michael C: Isn't she talking to us?
Ying-Lan: ^I don't know... she always answer me short words tonigt.
Ying-Lan: I guess she is busy now.
Michael C: Maybe she's talking on ICQ. How are things with you Ying?
Michael C: Welcome back Eileen.
Maggi: I AM TRYSING TO SAVE THIS LOG:::
Ying-Lan: You know I would plan to study the grammar book in this weeken.. but I don't know why I did not open the book
Michael C: Maybe something more exciting came up?!
New Friend: Hi, I just use this software, I click a wrong button
Michael C: Or do you think studying grammar is exciting?
Ying-Lan: ^I spent a lot of time to record songs for e-group. but it has been refused to accept by the e-group..
Michael C: (no problem Eileen - we're glad you're back)
Ying-Lan: Because it is too huge.
Michael C: Was it a Real Audio file?
Ying-Lan: Yes, it is.
Ying-Lan: ^The bad thing... I did not save the context of the email.
* Michael C * maggie - I'm also logging this bit....
Ying-Lan: ^It took more one hour to write it.
* Maggi * I got it anyway...:-)
Michael C: You mean the words to the song?
Ying-Lan: ^no... I wrote some sentences about the singer. and smomething in my mind. .
Michael C: oh. How big was the file?
Ying-Lan: ^let me check it.
Michael C: Eileen - do you often work on Sundays?
Ying-Lan: ^It is 836 KB
Michael C: mmm...not so big. But obviously e-groups must have a limit.
Maggi: keep talking...
Ying-Lan: ^The email just disappeared on Internet.
Ying-Lan: ^Nobody could read it.
Michael C: Most of my songs are about 400-500 k.
Ying-Lan: That's my stupid
Ying-Lan: ^Have you heard the famous blue raincoat?
Michael C: Is that a song?
Ying-Lan: ^"The famous bule raincoat" is the title of the song which I sent it.
Ying-Lan: ^It is an old song.. the album released in 1986.
Michael C: I don't know this song. What is is about?
Ying-Lan: ^A letter from Leonard Cohen.
Maggi: Cohen is one of my favorites!
Michael C: Ah - Leonard Cohen! Then maybe it's a bit depressing!
Maggi: he isn't so much depressing as he makes you think about things.
Michael C: Yes. Something that makes you sad.
Ying-Lan: ^I don't know... Maybe I don't really understand the English song....
Michael C: You're very quiet Eileen......
New Friend: Hi everyone I have to be off line, It is very nice time to meet with you.
Michael C: Come back again Eileen.
Maggi: I bet I am doing all this work to save every 15 minutes and it isn't necessary...:-)
Ying-Lan: she is gone.
Michael C: Tool late!
Michael C: I don't know Maggie.
Ying-Lan: But the vocal by Jennifer Warnes.
Michael C: Vance must have a reason for doing it that way.
Maggi: I thought so too...I don't want to disappoint him!
Ying-Lan: ^I was so wonder why vance could keep the whole conversation.
Michael C: Jennifer Warnes? Don't think I've heard her either.
Ying-Lan: ^I don't like the lady?
Michael C: Well if you edit the conversation it takes longer.
Ying-Lan: ^Jennifer warnes?
Michael C: I don't know Ying. I just don't think I've heard her sing.
Michael C: Does she have stuff on the web?
Maggi: I always thought the whole thing was saved when you opened the log.
Ying-Lan: Yeappp. Sometimes, I read the whole conversation to find my mistake.
Michael C: Good on you Ying!
Ying-Lan: ^I appreciate you to save the whole conversation.
Michael C: I think that does save the whole thing maggie....
Michael C: It's a great way to learn Ying.
Maggi: shouldn't that be good for you?
Ying-Lan: Michale, the website of Jennifer warnes is building now.
Ying-Lan: ^Do you want to listen the sone?
Ying-Lan: ^I could send it to you by email, if you want.
Maggi: then why does Vance save to a MS doc every 15 min? Something about the buffer filling up...
Michael C: Yes - but I don't know if I want you to email me something so big!
Michael C: You should put it on your website.
Ying-Lan: So big
Ying-Lan: I don't know how to put it on my web?
Ying-Lan: ^What is the Real server?
Michael C: It's not so hard. I would imagine that Geocities have Real Server set up.
Ying-Lan: ^I don't think it is illegal to put the song on my web... If it is not authorized by her company.
Ying-Lan: ^I think it is illegal to put the song on my web... If it is not authorized by her company.
Michael C: That's a good question. It may be illegal. I worry about that because I have 2 songs of other people on my site and I haven't asked permission.
Ying-Lan: Sooo, give up it.
Michael C: But at least on myb site I am singing the songs. It's my version of their material.
Michael C: And I credit the writers for the songs. i don't pretend they're mine or anything.
Ying-Lan: ^Where do I get the real server of the geocities?
Ying-Lan: ^Michale c,,, you don
Ying-Lan: ^you don't want to have the song of the Famous blue rain coat...
Michael C: You may not need to get it. Check if you can hear real Audio files from other Geocities sites. I bet you can.
Ying-Lan: ^If I listen to it, then I will get the real server?
Michael C: OK Ying. Send it to me. Now would be a good time actually.....
Ying-Lan: ^Send it by ICQ?
Michael C: If Geocities ghave Real Server configured for use on their pages you don;t have to get the Real Server.
Michael C: No Ying. I'd prefer normal email please.
Ying-Lan: ^I can not send it by icq
Michael C: Whatever you prefer....
Michael C: Maggie - is all this logging business keeping you quiet?!
Michael C: Did anyone else come here tonight?
Michael C: Felt like a change Ying?
Ying-Lan: @64,64 !It's Ying-Lan
Ying-Lan: ^I have to chang the ISP to send the email to Michaelc.
Michael C: So small..but cute. Why sorry?
Maggi: Yes...this is the pits...
Maggi: I keep losing where I left off copying...
Ying-Lan: ^It will take for 5 mintutes to sent the file, I guess.
Ying-Lan: ^It is o.k. maggi.
Michael C: Well I'll just send the bit that I've saved when we finish...if that helps..
Michael C: If we talk less you'll have less to save!
Ying-Lan: ^Do you "Leonard Cohen"?
Ying-Lan: ^Do you like "Leonard Cohen"?
Maggi: Maybe I give it up since you have it Michael...
Maggi: I love Cohen
Michael C: I don;t have it Ying. But don't worry if it's too hard.
Ying-Lan: @64,64 !It's Ying-Lan
Michael C: And i do like Cohen - I just have to be in the right mood to listen to him.
Maggi: He is really deep!
Michael C: And sombre! (or somber?)
Ying-Lan: ^o.k. Michalec, it is done.
Ying-Lan: ^It was sent by email.
Michael C: OK Ying. I'll check.....
Ying-Lan: Maggi, do you want to listen to the song?
Maggi: did you see the film McCabe and Mrs. Miller?
Ying-Lan: No... not yet
Michael C: The song is coming in now. It will be interesting to see how long it takes.
Ying-Lan: ^I hope you like it.
Ying-Lan: What is the film? maggi.
Maggi: It has the music from Cohen...and old film though...end of the 60'Ä
Maggi: 60's or early 70's
Ying-Lan: ^I am too young to see the film. LOL ^0^
Michael C: I think I saw it....many years ago!
Ying-Lan: ^I think it did not released in Taiwan.
Ying-Lan: ^I think it did not release in Taiwan.
Michael C: ...did not GET released in Taiwan, (It has to be in the Passive.)
Michael C: The song is half downloaded....
Ying-Lan: It did not get released in Taiwan.
Ying-Lan: I only read those lyrics in the casette.
Ying-Lan: ^Like "First we take Manhattan... "
Ying-Lan: ^I think I don't really understand the menings like you.
Michael C: What do you mean? Is this another bumper sticker?
Ying-Lan: ^It seems so simple...
Michael C: Well lyrics and poetry can usually have meanings on different levels.
Maggi: I think she is talking about song lyrics
Michael C: Maybe a simple level and a deeper level. And the deeper levels are always difficult!
Ying-Lan: No.. I only read the works of Leonard Cohen in the casetts which I bought.
Ying-Lan: ^I don't think it is depressing until you told me.
Ying-Lan: ^Maybe I misunderstand it.
Ying-Lan: ^I like to listen to the song when it rained all night.
Maggi: and that isn't easy in English
Michael C: I'm listening to the song now.....
Maggi: Cohen is not so depressing YSing!
Michael C: OK OK. Cohen is not depressing!
Ying-Lan: why do you like him?
Ying-Lan: ^He is a good looking? lol
Maggi: I like him because he makes you think.
Ying-Lan: Think what?
Ying-Lan: ^The bird on a wire...
Michael C: He wrote many songs that I remember a particular time of my lkife and many of my friends listened to him all the time!
Michael C: Bird on a wire is great!
Michael C: And Suzanne.
Ying-Lan: ^Micalec , do you like the song "Famous bule raincoat"?
Michael C: "Suzanne takes you down to a place by the river." Yes Ying I like it. Very moody saxophone!
Maggi: Susanne is forever in my mind because of the film.
Ying-Lan: It is slow...
Ying-Lan: I don't know the song.
Michael C: Hey - I have to go. I have to go and Pick up my son. Thanks for the song Ying.
Michael C: Shall I send you my log Maggie?
Maggi: ok...so now I HAVE to make sure...
Ying-Lan: ^It is hard to buy the casette of Leonard Cohen.
Ying-Lan: It is o.k.
Maggi: I have it actually...
Michael C: Don't worry now. Let me know.....
Maggi: I figured no one would show up except the diehards.
Michael C: Have to rush. Bye.
*** Page from System: Michael C has logged off, 1 wizard remains(you)
Ying-Lan: Time to go..
Ying-Lan: ^But maggi, do you want me to send the huge file to you?
Maggi: you can f you like...
Ying-Lan: I will do it.
Ying-Lan: Thanks maggi for talking.
Ying-Lan: and saving the scripts.
Maggi: I have them...
Maggi: bye for now
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