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« Reply #60 on: March 15, 2006 08:59:54 PM »

i am the biggest dork ever: smote and smitten are both right. (and check it out--it's the same word as in "i met a new chap and i'm totally smitten")  feel better leah!!!

(from merriam-webster:)
Main Entry: smite
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): smote /'smOt/; smitten /'smi-t&n/; or smote; smiting /'smI-ti[ng]/
Etymology: Middle English, from Old English smItan to smear, defile; akin to Old High German bismIzan to defile
transitive senses
1 : to strike sharply or heavily especially with the hand or an implement held in the hand
2 a : to kill or severely injure by smiting b : to attack or afflict suddenly and injuriously <smitten by disease>
3 : to cause to strike
4 : to affect as if by striking <children smitten with the fear of hell -- V. L. Parrington>
5 : CAPTIVATE, TAKE <smitten with her beauty>
intransitive senses : to deliver or deal a blow with or as if with the hand or something held
- smiter /'smI-t&r/ noun    
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« Reply #61 on: March 15, 2006 09:39:47 PM »

Awwww- sorry to hear you are sick- bug is going around big time here on East coast too.
Glad to know we didnt lose craftster-noticed she was down all day and didnt know what was up- hate to hear a bug got to her too. Dang bugs! Plop plop fizz fizz. Hope you feel 100% soon! Best Wishes!

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« Reply #62 on: March 16, 2006 03:13:42 AM »

Make a cup of th, press lemonjuice in it, a dash of whiskey, a dash of black pepper and a dash of crushed garlic. Drink it so hot you almost burn your tongue, and as fast as you can so you don't taste it. Go to sleep under lots of blankets, and when you wake up, you'll feel better. Distgusting, I know! But I promise it works! Got the guts to try it...?

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« Reply #63 on: March 16, 2006 11:31:44 AM »

Hope you feel better soon! Thanks for fixing Craftster - we truly appreciate your sacrifice!
Not much you can do for a cold except plenty of rest & fluids (ginger tea is great!). Remember to wash your hands, eat well, and get plenty of fresh air & exercise to stay healthy in the future. We don't like to hear that you're sick (hugs)!  Cry

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« Reply #64 on: March 19, 2006 04:47:18 AM »

Quote from: the craftster admin (leah)
P.S. My plan in the not-too-distant future is to start investigating how much it will cost to hire someone to handle many of the technical aspects of Craftster like configuring the server and database to handle such a large forum. Craftster is so large -- and growing all the time -- that it's time to bring in the big guns!
Um, yeah, 56k members is more than just a little bitty membership.

When you get to that point, you could check out my geek husband who does this sort of thing for a living.  You can find his resume at http://geek.farook.org/resume.htm if you like.

I hope you feel better soon if you aren't already.
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« Reply #65 on: March 19, 2006 05:34:42 AM »

Thanks for all your dedication Leah.

Get well, craftster needs you.
Hope you feel real better soon!

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« Reply #66 on: March 20, 2006 10:29:29 AM »

Ginger Altoids help with the upset tum! Also, if you chew on a clove - like the ones you stick in a ham - it will help with your digestive ills, too. Break off the round, papery top and chew the clove like you would a fingernail. I know that sounds gross, but you know what I mean, right? Play with it in your teeth, not crunch it up like you're going to eat it. When it gets soft and loses its flavor, spit it out and get a new one.

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