Bryan Smith wrote:
>
> I've been here...listening reading...not understanding...is there a
> message???...are there words...here are some...AND there IS a message...hey
> brother Igo...no disrespect...other R2001 brothers and sisters...aren't
> we...supposed to be...think so...that's what I heard...where have I
> been...where are you???...where have they all gone...planted alturistic seeds
> and moved on...we're busy...I'm busy...we have other jobs...I have other
> jobs...no one has any
> jobs...giggle......moving...travelling...hearing...reading...attending to
> over 1,000 messages...making progress...couldn't sleep...buying a
> house...both dogs died...sad...but I'm okay...really...are you???...updating
> search engines...for my site...takes three months for Yahoo to get
> updated...did another check...found that the number one entry for the keyword
> searched based on "thinkpiece" was the R2001
> gallery...congratulations!?...not, the blasted thing doesn't work...didn't
> know that!?...I did and have known for some time...since it went online back
> in?????....yup, talked to Fabio..he's Italian...I'm not...I am unable to
> speak Italian...my fault...and he can't speak english...but better than my
> Italian...I tried...he tried...WE failed...got permission from him to use his
> applet script...and tried to use my credit card dialing in from Saudi...no
> work...not the net's fault...my fault...miscommunication with my daughter and
> the credit card company...put it on hold...purchased the rights to use my
> URL..R2001 URL...and one other...have...with new purchase order about a month
> ago...never heard why or whether the online or static display ever
> worked...maybe..who knows???? I don't...do you?...excellent applets...David
> Camp uses them...David you here???...speak...think he is or
> was...grin...secrets...other Artist List devotees????...who are they...they
> who might understand the message...weirdos...freaks...artists...best we not
> associate...I do...do you...giggle...honorary asshole...grin...we can't
> say...we certainly won't speak...don't want the association with this...the
> applets work...will provide Fabio's e-mail addy to whoever wants it...the
> application????...on my other computer HD...pulled it out of the moving box
> yesterday....as anyone at R2001 can now use these applets...what
> applets???...this is what I'm talking about...silence...no comment...did it
> go away???...does it matter...to me?...to who...not a single referral in
> x-number of months...or was that years...gee...I wonder why...well, take a
> look at my site stats...four thousand unique visitors per week...not
> bad...not ever a single one from R2001...so?...sad...have a separate, unquie
> page devoted solely to R2001...I like it...others are interested...have any
> visited you...do you know of....what is this???...garbage???...art...word
> art...what is art...is this...is what???...I'm still here with you
> all...waiting...haven't heard plans....ideas as to what is to be in
> 1999...other than 2YK...are we waiting for what????...nothing...?....where's
> Tony?...stick our heads in the sand...disturbing news...no art...gone
> art...is this art????...yes, the art of communication...I don't
> understand...do you...??...why is someone sending this stuff???....yes, and
> why am I receiving none of this
> stuff...giggle...grin...POW...BAM...WHAM...apologies to Spike Jones...no, not
> Lee...Jones...don't understand...americana movie ledgend...speak english...I
> am...and have...whose...mine...it's an art...but I can't
> understand...okay...here's a picture.....who is art...what is art...yadda,
> yadda, yadda...sorry Jerry...Sienfeld...not Lewis...do you see the message
> ...there is one..can you find it...look...who is this...who sent it...who are
> you...where are you...right here...you fool...look
> see...understand...why???...what's happening...this needs to stop...this is
> inappropriate...it's my job as an artist to deconstruct...to not
> abide...adhere...conform...remove...stop...giggle...grin...big grin...this
> guy is nuts...salvado dali was nuts...look what he did with his
> creativity...comparing yourself...no...are you?....please I do not
> understand...they don't understand...we don't
> understand...help...stop...giggle...he's lost it...yes, and found it...having
> fun...are you...understand...where's the message...this is garbage...I
> can't...what was the message...I lost it...they were sent
> before...where...the list...enjoyed them all...did
> you...where...here...what's next???...no next...now...don't post this...post
> this...too late...who should we
> blame...him...them...they...us...others...you....giggle...not me...I'm having
> fun...are you....where's the message...right here...too late...you missed
> it...not going to read this again...okay...who knows...he doesn't...they
> don't...we don't...do we...not fair...unfair...why did you let this
> happen...I didn't...they did...giggle...what's art...webart...word
> art...repeating myself...running out of thoughts...tried to
> sleep...couldn't...and thought I'd burden you with why...can you sleep...did
> you...are you asleep...are we asleep...awake...prove it...I'm enjoying my
> buttermilk...never did before...was the only thing I could find in the
> frig...you cold?...no...the buttermilk is...what????...drink
> it....white...silent...soothing....are you still reading...no I got
> lost...gave up...what did he say...I don't know...we don't know...won't
> happen again...just did...quick write...ask if everything is okay...it
> is...having fun...late...working...thinking...tried to sleep...not...don't
> worry...I'm not...are you???....up early...put on the tie, coat...off to
> school...you are...they are...I am...going to school...yes...are
> you...why???...to learn...what...how to write...this is
> misspelled...misuse...inappropriate...grammar...what grammar...who is
> this...grin...giggle...POW...about art...to teach...what are you teaching...I
> don't know...I missed the message...I didn't read...what was
> it...art...webart...art..is this poetry of some kind...have never seen
> this..please explain...I
> did...no...yes...help...who...you...webart...art...talk to the world...I
> am...I tried...they listened...everyone listens...did they hear...do you
> hear...do we hear...hear what...the message...don't send me this
> anymore...what...this message...I won't...didn't...what's all this
> crap...crap?...crap?...what is what I've been seeing...your art...I like
> it...they do...who...them...you call this art...word
> art...webart...not...what is it...expression...creativity...we don't like
> it...I don't like it...stop it...I did...giggle...grin...this is not an
> illusion...I am...virtual...art...archieve this Rod...giggle...if you've read
> this far...out to make good copy...pissed me off...me too...please don't
> every do that again...okay...won't...did...and you???...I will express myself
> as WE see fit...okay...they just did...did you...I
> tried...Yola...thanks...good job...all the way through...doubt you read this
> far...the thought just came...thanks...all my prints were displayed...don't
> know...wasn't told...all prints were received back by and/or to my
> printer...many thanks...Harrogate???...no brochures...no art...sketchy...no
> worries...nothing really lost for me...for you...others?...loss of
> credibility....I got angry...mad?...nope...only mad
> dogs...BOW-WOW!!....GRRRRR...where are we going...where have we
> been...gone...new...old...ideas...as you can see I have none...giggle...then
> help...I'm limited...you're limited...but are we limited...we're
> trying...we've done...we're published...are you published...on the net...I
> am...many good artists...all...more...they...me...we...R2001...they
> were...good...where'd they go...they didn't read...couldn't
> understand...what?...my english...why didn't you speak to them...I did...in
> their language...I tried...what language is
> that...language...art...webart...word art...did they
> hear...no...yes...maybe...I heard...did you...what is going on?...dunno..it
> just did...felt to express...to art...to create...I did...but words this
> time...this is abstract...yes...so am I...so is my art...so are your
> ideas...me?...abstract?...concrete...I see...do you see?...we
> see...not....post this...don't post this stop this...wasting my download
> time...wasted much of my download time before...now I do not waste my
> download...with this...please...stop...no...yes....
>
> Gee I can't think of a single thing to add!!!! ...yes I can...
>
> Can you? There's more...so be careful!!!! I'm here...not speaking...but
> listening...watching...AND DOING!!!!! ...yes, I know we all are...but are we
> doing it together???
>
> ...we apologize for the recent post concerning...and promise it will not be
> allowed
> again...art?....suppress...reject...discount...novel...novellette...you wrote
> too much...not enough...type fast...can bury others...flame war...no
> ...art...webart...word art...please...understand...am trying to
> communicate...the message...with
> words...lost...imagery...colors...shapes...light...it's digital...it's
> not...it's virtual...it's not...it's...not natural...unnatural...not
> real....not art...nothing....you can't say that...I did...not
> again...okay...next time...it's not formatted correctly...the wrong
> color?...no, the wrong shape...shapes...I can't recognize it...did
> you...not...yes...no....brother you're asking for it...for what?...to get
> it...get what...the message?...no...it...sorry...I was just trying.....
>
> ...snipped off as I care for you all too much...POOOF!!!!!
>
> ...sent in lieu of an image...giggle...how big...not much compared to many
> I've received...no..yes...stop!!!! BIG GRIN!!!!!

>
> Blessings and Warmest Regards
>
> Bryan@Thinkpieces
> http://www.thinkpiece.com
> bryan@thinkpice.com

2-5-99