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RE: [Killietalk] convention thanks
George Carlin spoke?
From: killietalk-bounces+john_hladky=tdytsi.com at aka.org
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Sent: Tuesday, May 31, 2005 12:38 PM
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Subject: Re: [Killietalk] convention thanks
IT WAS NICE JUDGING WITH YOU.KARL
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From: "Kray, Edd" <Edd_Kray at rf.doe.gov>
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Sent: Tuesday, May 31, 2005 1:29 PM
Subject: [Killietalk] convention thanks
> Been pretty quiet here on killietalk today. I would have thought that
> we'd be full of comments on the weekend's convention.
> Let me start with a big thank you to the crew that out on this years
> show. I had a great time as always. Nice hotel.
> Dave, you went way out of the requirements in bringing in all that
> food for everyone on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. I'll always remember
> this as the "single cheeseburger and step-on-it" convention.
> Dr. Glen Collier's talk on Sunday was the BEST I've ever heard at a
> convention. It put together 35 years of thought on who's related to
> and connected it to evidence. Fantastic. I can't wait until it's
> up in JAKA. (hint)
> Nice job on keeping the fish happy and healthy. I didn't see many, if
> any, losses in the fishroom.
> Only downside, I was amazed that with the convention in such a
> convenient location we didn't have many entries. What gives? OK, movie
> attendance is down 20% this year, the crowds are down at concerts and
> for live music. At least we had a full complement of people at the
> but why did the fish stay home?
> Nice job guys, now take a rest (but get the results up on aka.org)
> PS: interesting phenomena upon returning home with the killies from
> level to the new place at 9400 feet. When I placed them in their new
> tanks, all 3 dozen of them had a ! at #$%^ of a time swimming normally.
> Apparently the air in their swim bladders had expanded at the
> pressure of 9400 feet and the little buggers spent the next day and a
> half struggling to reach the bottom. Every time they stopped swimming
> actively (with their tails up and head down) They floated up to the
> They've acclimated now....took about a day and a half.....and are
> No airline hassles, by the way, although I used the "spring Water
> Bottle" camouflage ploy to avoid unnecessary interest with baggage
> inclusions out of the ordinary.
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