[bksvol-discuss] Re: OT: accruing and a crewing

  • From: Cindy <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 31 Jul 2006 23:27:27 -0700 (PDT)

Is my face red. smile  Oh, well. And here I thought
you were being funny and punny. grin

Cindy

--- Evan Reese <mentat1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> It gets more complicated than that, Cindy, as I
> didn't notice the 
> misspelling.  I read my email with JAWS, and if it
> doesn't mispronounce 
> something, I have no reason to think that it isn't
> spelled correctly.  So I 
> wasn't playing on the words.  I just made the
> association with racing, 
> because I thought I had heard that she was doing
> that, and her large volume 
> of scanning.
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Cindy" <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Monday, July 31, 2006 1:02 PM
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] OT: accruing and a crewing
> 
> 
> > Hi, Katie,
> >
> > I'm not sure if you could tell, but we were
> teasing a
> > bit. Instead of writing a c c r u i n g, you wrote
> a
> > c r e w i n g. Evan, with his usual wonderful
> sense of
> > humor, was playing on the words. I thought 'd get
> in a
> > plug for your dragon boat racing. smile  BTW, I
> > suggested that as a subject for Hartman's Friday
> night
> > segment on the CBS news. I don't know if anything
> will
> > come of it.
> >
> > Cindy
> >
> > --- Katie Star <kaitlyn@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> >> HI Evan and Cindy,
> >>
> >> Yes I do the dragon boating.
> >> Race scanner? Well, I was doing a lot of scanning
> >> last year. I think I
> >> ordered close to 30 books from Amazon plus those
> >> which were sent to me and
> >> given to me. So I would have to look but I did
> get a
> >> bunch of scans in that
> >> first year.
> >>
> >>
> >> Katie Hill
> >> Expand your wealth at: www.838gold.com
> >> "Come to the edge"
> >>
> >> "We can't; we will fall"
> >>
> >> "Come to the edge"
> >>
> >> "We can't; We're afraid"
> >>
> >> "Come to the edge"
> >>
> >> And they came.
> >>
> >> And he pushed them.
> >>
> >> And they flew.
> >>
> >> - Anonomous
> >>
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >> [mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> >> Behalf Of Cindy
> >> Sent: Monday, July 31, 2006 12:01 AM
> >> To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: let disabled people
> >> know they can submit
> >> without being members
> >>
> >> Actually, Evan, I think she does crew on dragon
> >> boats.
> >> smile--a slip of the tongue--I mean key smile
> >>
> >> Cindy
> >>
> >> --- Evan Reese <mentat1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >>
> >> > Aren't you the car racer?  <grin>  Are you a
> scan
> >> > racer as well? <smile>
> >> >
> >> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> >> > From: "Katie Star" <kaitlyn@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> > To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> > Sent: Sunday, July 30, 2006 2:12 AM
> >> > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: let disabled
> people
> >> > know they can submit
> >> > without being members
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > > Hi Cindy,
> >> > >
> >> > > Oh yes they still do. I hit that point back
> >> > around the first of the year.
> >> > > My renewal is September 11 so it goes to so
> how
> >> > much I did last fall and
> >> > > winter. Right now I have a number of things
> >> going
> >> > so my validation and
> >> > > scanning is a little slower than it was.
> Yeah,
> >> > once I reach Sep 11 I will
> >> > > start a crewing again.
> >> > >
> >> > >
> >> > > Katie Hill
> >> > > Expand your wealth at: www.838gold.com
> >> > > "Come to the edge"
> >> > >
> >> > > "We can't; we will fall"
> >> > >
> >> > > "Come to the edge"
> >> > >
> >> > > "We can't; We're afraid"
> >> > >
> >> > > "Come to the edge"
> >> > >
> >> > > And they came.
> >> > >
> >> > > And he pushed them.
> >> > >
> >> > > And they flew.
> >> > >
> >> > > - Anonomous
> >> > >
> >> > >
> >> > > -----Original Message-----
> >> > > From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >> > > [mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> On
> >> > Behalf Of Cindy
> >> > > Sent: Saturday, July 29, 2006 9:36 PM
> >> > > To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >> > > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: let disabled
> >> people
> >> > know they can submit
> >> > > without being members
> >> > >
> >> > > Katie, I think what you're submitting and
> >> > validating
> >> > > will earn you credits toward your next year's
> >> > > membership. Unless things have changed, I
> think
> >> > you're
> >> > > allowed to accrue for one year ahead.
> >> > >
> >> > > Cindy
> >> > >
> >> > > -
> >> > >>  I now have my second but still
> >> > >> keep submitting and
> >> > >> validating. Bookshare is a wonderful
> resource.
> >> > >>
> >> > >>
> >> > >> Katie Hill
> >> > >> Expand your wealth at: www.838gold.com
> >> > >> "Come to the edge"
> >> > >>
> >> > >> "We can't; we will fall"
> >> > >>
> >> > >> "Come to the edge"
> >> > >>
> >> > >> "We can't; We're afraid"
> >> > >>
> >> > >> "Come to the edge"
> >> > >>
> >> > >> And they came.
> >> > >>
> >> > >> And he pushed them.
> >> > >>
> >> > >> And they flew.
> >> > >>
> >> > >> - Anonomous
> >> > >>
> >> > >> -----Original Message-----
> >> > >> From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >> > >> [mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> On
> >> > >> Behalf Of siss52
> >> > >> Sent: Saturday, July 29, 2006 6:08 PM
> >> > >> To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >> > >> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: let disabled
> >> people
> >> > >> know they can submit
> >> > >> without being members
> >> > >>
> >> > >>
> >> > >> If I remember correctly, quite sometime ago
> >> > Shelley
> >> > >> posted that she
> >> > >> submitted until she had enough credits to
> pay
> >> for
> >> > >> her first year's
> >> > >> subscription because she was a student and
> did
> >> > not
> >> > >> have the money to pay for
> >> > >>
> >> > >> a subscription.  Is that right, Shelley, or
> is
> >> my
> >> > >> memory failing me?  I do
> >> > >> not want to put words in your mouth. 
> <smile>
> >> > >>
> >> > >> Sue S.
> >> > >>
> >> > >> ----- Original Message ----- 
> >> > >> From: "Evan Reese" <mentat1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> > >> To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> > >> Sent: Saturday, July 29, 2006 7:43 PM
> >> > >> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: let disabled
> >> people
> >> > >> know they can submit
> >> > >> without being members
> >> > >>
> >> > >>
> >> > >> I submitted a couple of books before paying
> my
> >> > >> membership fee.  Perhaps you
> >> > >> should ask these people where they got the
> idea
> >> > that
> >> > >> they couldn't.  It just
> >> > >> didn't occur to me that I couldn't submit
> books
> >> > >> before paying.  There's
> >> > >> absolutely nothing anywhere on the site that
> >> even
> >> > >> implies that you need to
> >> > >> pay before submitting, only downloading.
> >> > >>
> >> > >> I submitted books that I knew weren't in the
> >> > >> collection.  Since I didn't
> >> > >> know about the validation part at the time,
> I
> >> > might
> >> > >> have been wasting my
> >> > >> time scanning books that were already out
> for
> >> > >> validation or in the admin
> >> > >> queue, but I apparently got lucky on that
> >> score.
> >> > >> Still, it would be good if
> >> > >> members and nonmembers wanting to submit
> >> > something
> >> > >> could input a title and
> >> > >> get a message back telling them if the book
> is
> >> > out
> >> > >> for validation, waiting
> >> > >> for administrator approval, or not in the
> >> system
> >> > at
> >> > >> all.
> >> > >>
> >> > >>
> >> > >> ----- Original Message ----- 
> >> > >> From: "E." <thoth93@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> > >> To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> > >> Sent: Saturday, July 29, 2006 3:04 PM
> >> > >> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: let disabled
> >> people
> >> > >> know they can submit
> >> > >> without being members
> >> > >>
> >> > >>
> >> > >> > Seemed odd to me but I have heard it now
> from
> >> > >> several blind folks.  Some
> >> > >> > of them work for agencies and software
> >> > >> manufacturers too so the feeling
> >> > >> > must be widespread.  The part about
> haveing
> >> to
> >> > be
> >> > >> a member to search
> >> > >> > worries me almost as much as the part
> about
> >> > having
> >> > >> to be a member to
> >> > >> > submit.  I am also concerned that k1000
> and
> >> > >> bookshare do not work closely
> >> > >> > together.  For instnace, it would be nice
> to
> >> > >> somehow be able to input a
> >> > >> > title before scanning it and search
> quickly
> >> for
> >> > it
> >> > >> in the bookshare
> >> > >> > database even if you are not a member. 
> that
> >> > way,
> >> > >> someone new to scanning
> >> > >> > can make sure the bookshare collection
> does
> >> not
> >> > >> include the book before
> >> > >> > beginning the process of scanning.
> >> > >> >
> >> > >> > How closely does bookshare work with the
> >> makers
> >> > of
> >> > >> scanning packages,
> >> > >> > particularly those made for disabled
> users?
> >> > >> >
> >> > >> > E.
> >> > >> >
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