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    What did you mean about a wrinkle in IBIS for cheching status ..
    Please explain.

    Mike

    If you have a receipt notice, you know they have your case. True, they
    might lose it once they have it, but that is not as common an event as
    you might think (its actually pretty rare). If you have a computer,
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    have access to the reports they themselves put out that will tell you
    if
    your case has likely been given to an officer yet (IBIS wrinkle). Once
    you determine that your case has likely been given to an officer, you
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    Do a search under IBIS and I'm sure you will find dozens of postings
    that will give you the information you want about IBIS.



    Originally posted by Mike Jackson
    What did you mean about a wrinkle in IBIS for cheching status ..
    Please explain.

    Mike

    If you have a receipt notice, you know they have your case. True, they
    might lose it once they have it, but that is not as common an event as
    you might think (its actually pretty rare). If you have a computer,
    you
    have access to the reports they themselves put out that will tell you
    if
    your case has likely been given to an officer yet (IBIS wrinkle). Once
    you determine that your case has likely been given to an officer, you
    can calculate a realistic overdue date and contact them if the case
    becomes overdue.


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    Matt didn't seem to feel like answering so I'll give it a shot.



    I beleive that IBIS is the system they use for background criminal
    checks. If they find your name or a similar one (often called an "IBIS
    hit" on this board), they need to do more research. So that will hold
    up your case. I beleive that's what he meant by an IBIS wrinkle.



    Good luck.

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    Originally posted by Eric S
    Matt didn't seem to feel like answering so I'll give it a shot.

    I beleive that IBIS is the system they use for background criminal checks. If they find your name or a similar one (often called an "IBIS hit" on this board), they need to do more research. So that will hold up your case. I beleive that's what he meant by an IBIS wrinkle.

    Good luck.
    - Eric S.


    Thanks Eric.

    I would have given a longer answer, but I've got too much to do today.
    Not only am I trying to get an I-129f case out the door today and on its
    way to the TSC, I've got a gig tonight requiring a little prep work to
    be ready for the performance.



    I was practicing with the new band line up last night after work (my
    singer and I auditioned guitarists and drummers last month) when the
    call came in from our booking agent asking if we could fill in at Pat's
    Place as they had a last minute cancellation. We agreed to take the spot
    (even though we were not planning to accept shows until mid January),
    and this will be our very first show with the new line up (which
    includes Rob on Guitar, who also plays drums in the punk band, Third
    Grade Teacher, and Shannon on drums... a fantastic drummer who also
    happens to be totally blind).



    So part of my morning has been spent doing a few errands getting ready
    to play this show tonight.



    If anybody in the area wants to attend (There is no cover charge), Pat’s
    Place is located at 12121 Riverside Drive, in North Hollywood (101 to
    Laurel Canyon exit, then go 1 block North. The first street is
    Riverside, and turn left. It’s immediately on the right hand side of the
    road… you can’t miss it). If you do attend, please be sure to come up
    and say hi.



    Here is a yahoo map to Pats in case it’s needed.



    74&city=North+Hollywood&state=CA&country=us&msa=44 80&slt=34.173130&sln=-
    118.377846&cs=4&stat=os:5:regular:regT:9:fbT:0[/url]


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    Originally posted by Matthew Udall
    Thanks Eric.
    I would have given a longer answer, but I've got too much to do today. Not only am I trying to get an I-129f case out the door today and on its way to the TSC, I've got a gig tonight requiring a little prep work to be ready for the performance.


    Wow, a lawyer and a musician, too. Good luck with the gig. Sorry, I
    can't make it. I'm on the opposite coast!



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    LMAO!!!!!



    Matt,



    What in world is wrong with your post? It's like 12 miles wide.



    Originally posted by Matthew Udall
    Thanks Eric.
    I would have given a longer answer, but I've got too much to do today. Not only am I trying to get an I-129f case out the door today and on its way to the TSC, I've got a gig tonight requiring a little prep work to be ready for the performance.

    I was practicing with the new band line up last night after work (my singer and I auditioned guitarists and drummers last month) when the call came in from our booking agent asking if we could fill in at Pat's Place as they had a last minute cancellation. We agreed to take the spot (even though we were not planning to accept shows until mid January), and this will be our very first show with the new line up (which includes Rob on Guitar, who also plays drums in the punk band, Third Grade Teacher, and Shannon on drums... a fantastic drummer who also happens to be totally blind).

    So part of my morning has been spent doing a few errands getting ready to play this show tonight.

    If anybody in the area wants to attend (There is no cover charge), Pat’s Place is located at 12121 Riverside Drive, in North Hollywood (101 to Laurel Canyon exit, then go 1 block North. The first street is Riverside, and turn left. It’s immediately on the right hand side of the road… you can’t miss it). If you do attend, please be sure to come up and say hi.

    Here is a yahoo map to Pats in case it’s needed.
    74&city=North+Hollywood&state=CA&country=us&msa=44 80&slt=34.173130&sln=-
    118.377846&cs=4&stat=os:5:regular:regT:9:fbT:0[/url]


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    Originally posted by Leslie66
    LMAO!!!!!

    Matt,

    What in world is wrong with your post? It's like 12 miles wide.




    OMG!



    Now mine is too.........


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    Originally posted by Leslie66
    OMG!

    Now mine is too.........
    Watch out, it seems to be catchy!! LOL


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    Matthew Udall wrote:
    Thanks Eric. I would have given a longer answer, but I've got too much to do today.
    For somebody with too much to do today you sure make a long post... ;-)
    Not only am I trying to get an I-129f case out the door today and on its way to the TSC, I've got a gig tonight requiring a little prep work to be ready for the performance. I was practicing with the new band line up last night after work
    What do you play again? I'm a musician also (guitar).
    (my singer and I auditioned guitarists and drummers last month) when the call came in from our booking agent asking if we could fill in at Pat's Place as they had a last minute cancellation. We agreed to take the spot (even though we were not planning to accept shows until mid January), and this will be our very first show with the new line up (which includes Rob on Guitar, who also plays drums in the punk band, Third Grade Teacher, and Shannon on drums... a fantastic drummer who also happens to be totally blind).
    I wonder what would happen if, just for a joke, you set up his set
    lefty? ;-)
    So part of my morning has been spent doing a few errands getting ready to play this show tonight. If anybody in the area wants to attend (There is no cover charge), Pat’s Place is located at 12121 Riverside Drive, in North Hollywood (101 to Laurel Canyon exit, then go 1 block North. The first street is Riverside, and turn left. It’s immediately on the right hand side of the road… you can’t miss it). If you do attend, please be sure to come up and say hi.
    I thought you said you don't use the newsgroup to drum up business! :-)

    Wish I could go however I'm in the Bay Area.

    Good luck on your gig. Got any examples of your playing online?
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    Originally posted by Matthew Udall
    Thanks Eric.
    I would have given a longer answer, but I've got too much to do today. Not only am I trying to get an I-129f case out the door today and on its way to the TSC, I've got a gig tonight requiring a little prep work to be ready for the performance.

    I was practicing with the new band line up last night after work (my singer and I auditioned guitarists and drummers last month) when the call came in from our booking agent asking if we could fill in at Pat's Place as they had a last minute cancellation. We agreed to take the spot (even though we were not planning to accept shows until mid January), and this will be our very first show with the new line up (which includes Rob on Guitar, who also plays drums in the punk band, Third Grade Teacher, and Shannon on drums... a fantastic drummer who also happens to be totally blind).

    So part of my morning has been spent doing a few errands getting ready to play this show tonight.

    If anybody in the area wants to attend (There is no cover charge), Pat’s Place is located at 12121 Riverside Drive, in North Hollywood (101 to Laurel Canyon exit, then go 1 block North. The first street is Riverside, and turn left. It’s immediately on the right hand side of the road… you can’t miss it). If you do attend, please be sure to come up and say hi.

    Here is a yahoo map to Pats in case it’s needed.

    &city=North+Hollywood&state=CA&country=us&msa=4480 &slt=34.173130&sln=- 118.377846&cs=4&stat=os:5:regular:regT:9:fbT:0[/url]


    Hi:



    Right near where I grew up! Yep, I was a "valley boy"! I first lived
    not to far from where Lockheed used to be. Its strange to see them gone
    -- the "Skunk Works" founded by Kelley Johnson was nearby but is now out
    in Palmdale/Lancaster.



    Can't attend tonight. BTW, thanks for the season's greeting card --
    look at the calendar and you will see that tonight is the first night.


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    Originally posted by Leslie66
    LMAO!!!!!

    Matt,

    What in world is wrong with your post? It's like 12 miles wide.


    I have no idea. I created my reply as I always do. The only thing I did
    differently this time was the inclusion of that long yahoo map URL.


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    Originally posted by Andrew Defaria
    What do you play again? I'm a musician also (guitar).


    Bass and trombone although I have not played the trombone in a couple of
    years now. Just the bass lately (Rickenbacker and Ibanez, and a Martin
    Acoustic).



    Originally posted by Andrew Defaria
    I wonder what would happen if, just for a joke, you set up his set
    lefty? ;-)


    He sets up his own set, and I’ve yet to notice his blindness getting in
    the way of him doing what the rest of us do. He’s a very accomplished
    drummer, and for practice he uses our practice set we have set up here
    in the studio. Didn’t miss a beat and it only took him a moment to get
    dialed in on this new (new for him) kit.



    I’ll be seeing “his” drum kit for the first time tonight. Last night he
    mentioned it is a blue colored kit, and he said he knows its blue
    because someone told him it was blue (he was born blind and can’t
    distinguish colors… he said he’s got 20 x 800 vision which he says means
    that at 20 feet away, he can see things about as well as you and I would
    see when looking at something at 800 feet away).



    We had a little fun with him asking him what he thought we each
    looked like, and I recall a practice where he finally said, “hey, is
    that a black light on the wall” (the black light was pretty much
    right next to his head, burning for a number of practices before he
    knew it was there).



    Originally posted by Andrew Defaria
    Good luck on your gig. Got any examples of your playing online?


    No, but Larry and I did the studio musician thing a couple of three
    months ago and recorded (and I wrote and recorded the bass parts) the
    vocals, drums and bass parts for an album for this guitarist up in
    Alaska. I’ve seen the art work for the project, and I’ve heard the
    finished tracks. When he releases it officially, I’ll let you know where
    you can order one.



    As for tonight’s show, here is the list of cover tunes we’ll be doing.
    Keep in mind that we’ve only been together a few weeks, getting together
    once a week or so to work these out. Plus, with Pats, they like us to
    start the evening off with a softer 1st set, then work up during the
    course of the evening. So we threw a bunch of “oldies” in to help water
    it down to Pat’s taste.



    There are quite a number of newly released songs from various artists
    that I want to eventually incorporate into the set (I kind of like the
    Three Day’s Grace song, I hate everything about you, and Saliva’s,
    Always. Same goes for the new Puddle of Mud stuff, the new Perfect
    Circle stuff, and even a couple of the new Chili Peppers tunes), so we
    can pick and choose depending on the gig. And we did have to eliminate
    some of the older cool tunes we used to play, mainly because Larry’s
    voice just can’t do what our old singer could do (like the Disturbed
    stuff, Linkin Park, some of the Audio Slave tunes, somr of the System of
    the Down tunes, Led Zep, Tool, etc).



    Set 1:

    No Excuses – Alice In Chains

    Secret Agent Man – Johnny Rivers

    Rock in the USA – John Cougar

    The Joker – Steve Miller

    Interstate Love Song – Stone Temple Pilots

    Black Balloon – Goo Goo Dolls

    The Middle – Jimmy Eat World

    No Matter What – Bad Finger

    Basket Case – Greenday

    Suffragette City – David Bowie



    Set 2:

    Plush – Stone Temple Pilots

    Slide – Goo Goo Dolls

    Honky Tonk Woman – Rolling Stones

    Welcome to Paradise – Greenday

    Come out and Play – Offspring

    With or Without You – U2

    Love Me Two Times – The Doors

    Roadhouse – The Doors

    Everlong – Foo Fighters

    The Red – Chevelle



    Set 3:

    Aint That A Shame – Cheap Trick

    Longview – Greenday

    Plowed – Sponge

    Anything, Anything – Drama Rama

    No One Knows – Queens of The Stone Age (I sing this one)

    Rebell Yell – Billy Idol

    Hate to Say I Told You So – The Vines (I sing this one too)

    Killing in the Name Of – Rage Against the Machine

    All My Life – Foo Fighters



    Extras:

    Hard to Handle – Black Crows

    Time of our life – Greenday

    Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison

    Machine Head – Bush

    Sedated – The Ramones

    Stray Cat Strut – Stray Cats

    Institutionalized – Suicidal Tendencies

    Wasting My Time – Default

    I Want You to Want Me – Cheap Trick

    Last Night – The Strokes

    My Own Worst Enemy – Lit

    Cat Scratch Fever – Ted Nugent

    Tush – ZZ Top

    She Hates Me – Puddle of Mud

    Little Wing – Jimmy Hendrix

    Push – Matchbox 20


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    Originally posted by Matthew Udall
    Bass and trombone although I have not played the trombone in a couple of years now. Just the bass lately (Rickenbacker and Ibanez, and a Martin Acoustic).



    He sets up his own set, and I’ve yet to notice his blindness getting in the way of him doing what the rest of us do. He’s a very accomplished drummer, and for practice he uses our practice set we have set up here in the studio. Didn’t miss a beat and it only took him a moment to get dialed in on this new (new for him) kit.

    I’ll be seeing “his” drum kit for the first time tonight. Last night he mentioned it is a blue colored kit, and he said he knows its blue because someone told him it was blue (he was born blind and can’t distinguish colors… he said he’s got 20 x 800 vision which he says means that at 20 feet away, he can see things about as well as you and I would see when looking at something at 800 feet away).

    We had a little fun with him asking him what he thought we each looked like, and I recall a practice where he finally said, “hey, is that a black light on the wall” (the black light was pretty much right next to his head, burning for a number of practices before he knew it was there).



    No, but Larry and I did the studio musician thing a couple of three months ago and recorded (and I wrote and recorded the bass parts) the vocals, drums and bass parts for an album for this guitarist up in Alaska. I’ve seen the art work for the project, and I’ve heard the finished tracks. When he releases it officially, I’ll let you know where you can order one.

    As for tonight’s show, here is the list of cover tunes we’ll be doing. Keep in mind that we’ve only been together a few weeks, getting together once a week or so to work these out. Plus, with Pats, they like us to start the evening off with a softer 1st set, then work up during the course of the evening. So we threw a bunch of “oldies” in to help water it down to Pat’s taste.

    There are quite a number of newly released songs from various artists that I want to eventually incorporate into the set (I kind of like the Three Day’s Grace song, I hate everything about you, and Saliva’s, Always. Same goes for the new Puddle of Mud stuff, the new Perfect Circle stuff, and even a couple of the new Chili Peppers tunes), so we can pick and choose depending on the gig. And we did have to eliminate some of the older cool tunes we used to play, mainly because Larry’s voice just can’t do what our old singer could do (like the Disturbed stuff, Linkin Park, some of the Audio Slave tunes, somr of the System of the Down tunes, Led Zep, Tool, etc).


    WOW! A lawyer Rocker! I'm a big fan of most of the groups you mentioned.
    When I moved a few months ago, the local radio is all Pop and Country,
    and it's driving me absolutely nuts to not have any rock on the radio!!!
    Arrghghghgh!! You like anything by Staind, Godsmack or 3 Doors Down?
    I've seen them all in concert -they threw one hell of a party!



    Good luck tonight!

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    Originally posted by sunflwrgrl13
    You like anything by Staind, Godsmack or 3 Doors Down? I've seen them all in concert -they threw one hell of a party!

    Good luck tonight!
    Jamie


    We used to play a few tunes by Staind and I want to do the new one, So
    Far Away (right in my vocal range and playing ability). I used to lobby
    for “I Stand Alone” by Godsmack, but we didn’t have a singer at that
    time that could pull that one off. I did hear a new Godsmack song while
    on my road trip to Utah over T-Giving weekend that I thought was very
    good. Not familiar with 3 Doors Down, and I’ll have to keep an ear out
    for them since you like them plus the same stuff I like.



    My last concert was Oz Fest this summer. I was in the second row (even
    though my ticket was not for the 2nd row ;-). Of course, Chevelle and
    Korn rocked, but I’d have to say my favorite band of the day was Marilyn
    Manson. I’d go see them again any time (although I don’t really care for
    the fashion, or lack of fashion they seem to inspire in the kids now-a-
    days… I guess I’m too old to be goth – sp?).



    It was a little depressing to watch Ozzy. He’s been part of some of
    the best commercial rock tunes of the past couple of decades and
    always a very powerful performer, but at Oz Fest he seemed to be only
    a frail shell of his former self (I met him once before and had he and
    his band mates sign the back of my 57 Fender P bass). It seemed like
    he could barely lift the bucket of water that he normally would splash
    into the audience… he only had the strength to soak the poor security
    guard at the front of the stage. My bet is Parkinson’s, but for his
    sake, I hope that’s not it (my Dad passed from Parkinson’s and its no
    fun, believe me).



    Well, got to go get ready for tonight!


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    Originally posted by Matthew Udall
    Bass and trombone although I have not played the trombone in a couple of years now. Just the bass lately (Rickenbacker and Ibanez, and a Martin Acoustic).




    With or without you by U2 is my favorite

    Hey Mathew have you ever heard of "Luminous times" by U2??

    It is one of their greatest songs.

    "I love because I need to, no because I need you" (Luminous times by U2)


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    Originally posted by sunflwrgrl13
    When I moved a few months ago, the local radio is all Pop and Country, and it's driving me absolutely nuts to not have any rock on the radio!!! Arrghghghgh!!


    I sympathize with you. I'm not a country fan although I don't have
    anything particularly against it. My buddy and next-door neighbor, Nick
    is a huge country fan, so I get exposed to it every once in a while by
    him. I recall liking the Drinking Bone song, the fishing song (I'm going
    to miss her), the one about private so-in-so (the guy who buys a used
    Corvette and finds the letter in the glove box by the former owner who
    was killed in battle), the one about the "good stuff", etc.



    I guess its sort of cool the way the Country songs always tell a story.



    For some unknown reason, Larry wants us to do 1 (and only 1) country
    song. Something about whiskey for my men and beer for my horses? I've
    heard it and I'm not sure what the attraction is, but it would be an
    easy learn and who knows, the audience might enjoy it.



    Even if I happen to hate a song or two during a show, it only takes up a
    few minutes of any show and if the audience likes it and has a good
    time, then I end up liking it and having a good time too (even though I
    would not listen to that song on my own time).



    OK, this time I really have to go.


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    Originally posted by Hypertweeky
    With or without you by U2 is my favorite
    Hey Mathew have you ever heard of "Luminous times" by U2??
    It is one of their greatest songs.
    "I love because I need to, no because I need you" (Luminous times by U2)


    Not familiar with the title of that one, but I might have heard it
    before. What album is it on?



    Back in the 80's, I used to play (in the cover band that I was in at
    that time), "I will follow" and "bullet the blue sky" by U2.


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    Originally posted by Matthew Udall
    Not familiar with the title of that one, but I might have heard it before. What album is it on?

    Back in the 80's, I used to play (in the cover band that I was in at that time), "I will follow" and "bullet the blue sky" by U2.


    The song is included along with many others in the "B sides" of the
    album "The best of 1980-1990"

    Oh my "I will follow" and "bullet the blue sky" are from their
    begining. The very first time I listened to U2, I was 7 years old, My
    brother Tomas got me into their music. They rock!!

    I wish I was 22 back in the 80´s (I got to discovered them a
    little late )



    Here is the lyric of "Luminous times (Hold on to love)"



    Hey...sister love

    Hey...sister soul

    Hey...oh my love

    You turn me around tonight

    Hey...sister love

    Save my soul, save my soul





    Hold on to love, hold on to love

    Love won't let you go

    Love won't let you go

    Hold on to love

    See the sunshine in her soul





    Hey...sister love

    Hey...seems so bright

    She comes like carnival

    She is the big wheel

    She turned my head around

    Turned my head around

    She is the speedway

    She is the slipstream

    She is coming 'round





    Hold on to love

    Hold on to love

    Love won't let you go

    Hold on to love

    Hold on to love

    She the sunlight in her song

    See the sunlight in her soul





    She is the gun fire

    She is the car crash

    She is a avalanche

    She is the thunder

    She is the waves and

    She pulls me under





    I love you 'cause I need to

    Not because I need you

    I love you 'cause I understand

    That God has given me your hand

    He holds me in a tiny fist

    And still I need your kiss





    Hold...on to love

    Hold...





    See the sunlight in her song

    See the sunlight in her soul








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    Matthew Udall wrote:
    Bass and trombone although I have not played the trombone in a couple of years now. Just the bass lately (Rickenbacker and Ibanez, and a Martin Acoustic).
    I doubt that it's a Martin Acoustic bass so I assume you dabble in
    guitar stuff. Maybe I'm wrong...
    Originally posted by Andrew Defaria
    I wonder what would happen if, just for a joke, you set up his set lefty? ;-)
    He sets up his own set, and I've yet to notice his blindness getting in the way of him doing what the rest of us do. He's a very accomplished drummer, and for practice he uses our practice set we have set up here in the studio. Didn't miss a beat and it only took him a moment to get dialed in on this new (new for him) kit.
    It was a joke, a la, Helen Kellers parents would punish her by
    rearranging the furniture. Anyways I am always amazed at how blind and
    otherwise handicapped people adapt.
    No, but Larry and I did the studio musician thing a couple of three months ago and recorded (and I wrote and recorded the bass parts) the vocals, drums and bass parts for an album for this guitarist up in Alaska. I've seen the art work for the project, and I've heard the finished tracks. When he releases it officially, I'll let you know where you can order one.
    Not really looking to buy one, though I understand your motivation for
    getting sales. If it's of any interest to you take a gander at
    http://defaria.com/music and/or
    http://216.103.111.115/perl/drums/in...i?WebPage=demo. That's my old
    band's stuff. You can download our whole CD if you're interested. Also
    we are currently working on new stuff - 10 years after breaking up!
    As for tonight's show, here is the list of cover tunes we'll be doing. Keep in mind that we've only been together a few weeks, getting together once a week or so to work these out. Plus, with Pats, they like us to start the evening off with a softer 1st set, then work up during the course of the evening. So we threw a bunch of "oldies" in to help water it down to Pat's taste. There are quite a number of newly released songs from various artists that I want to eventually incorporate into the set (I kind of like the Three Day's Grace song, I hate everything about you, and Saliva's, Always. Same goes for the new Puddle of Mud stuff, the new Perfect Circle stuff, and even a couple of the new Chili Peppers tunes), so we can pick and choose depending on the gig. And we did have to eliminate some of the older cool tunes we used to play, mainly because Larry's voice just can't do what our old singer could do (like the Disturbed stuff, Linkin Park, some of the Audio Slave tunes, somr of the System of the Down tunes, Led Zep, Tool, etc). Set 1: No Excuses - Alice In Chains Secret Agent Man - Johnny Rivers Rock in the USA - John Cougar The Joker - Steve Miller Interstate Love Song - Stone Temple Pilots
    Used to do this one.
    Black Balloon - Goo Goo Dolls The Middle - Jimmy Eat World No Matter What - Bad Finger Basket Case - Greenday
    Did this one - sang lead.
    Suffragette City - David Bowie Set 2: Plush - Stone Temple Pilots
    Did this one.
    Slide - Goo Goo Dolls Honky Tonk Woman - Rolling Stones
    Hate this one (too old - done too many times).
    Welcome to Paradise - Greenday
    Did this one - sang it too.
    Come out and Play - Offspring
    Did this one - sang it too.
    With or Without You - U2 Love Me Two Times - The Doors Roadhouse - The Doors
    Everybody does this one!
    Everlong - Foo Fighters The Red - Chevelle Set 3: Aint That A Shame - Cheap Trick
    Did this at one time.
    Longview - Greenday
    This one too.
    Plowed - Sponge Anything, Anything - Drama Rama No One Knows - Queens of The Stone Age (I sing this one) Rebell Yell - Billy Idol
    Did this one...
    Hate to Say I Told You So - The Vines (I sing this one too) Killing in the Name Of - Rage Against the Machine All My Life - Foo Fighters Extras: Hard to Handle - Black Crows
    Did this one.
    Time of our life - Greenday
    You guys like Greenday eh...
    Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
    Another standard.
    Machine Head - Bush Sedated - The Ramones Stray Cat Strut - Stray Cats
    Speaking of which I just saw the Brian Setzer Orchestra for a Christmas
    special. That big band stuff blows me away. He was very hot.
    Institutionalized - Suicidal Tendencies Wasting My Time - Default I Want You to Want Me - Cheap Trick Last Night - The Strokes My Own Worst Enemy - Lit Cat Scratch Fever - Ted Nugent
    Ah the memories...
    Tush - ZZ Top
    Another oldie by goodie.
    She Hates Me - Puddle of Mud Little Wing - Jimmy Hendrix Push - Matchbox 20

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    I know what IbIS is, I was under the impression that there was a
    report that i could access about "whether it was in the hands of an
    officer" as you said.

    I'll try an IBIS search..... no idea of what im looking for, but
    thanks

    On Fri, 19 Dec 2003 16:07:10 GMT, Mike Jackson
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    What did you mean about a wrinkle in IBIS for cheching status ..Please explain.MikeIf you have a receipt notice, you know they have your case. True, theymight lose it once they have it, but that is not as common an event asyou might think (its actually pretty rare). If you have a computer,youhave access to the reports they themselves put out that will tell youifyour case has likely been given to an officer yet (IBIS wrinkle). Onceyou determine that your case has likely been given to an officer, youcan calculate a realistic overdue date and contact them if the casebecomes overdue.

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    Originally posted by Mike Jackson
    I know what IbIS is, I was under the impression that there was a
    report that i could access about "whether it was in the hands of an
    officer" as you said.

    I'll try an IBIS search..... no idea of what im looking for, but
    thanks
    According to this site
    http://www.usdoj.gov/oig/audit/INS/0314/findings.htm#17,



    "According to the current INS's Standard Operations Procedure Manual for
    the Interagency Border Inspection System (November 21, 2002), each
    service center must conduct IBIS checks on all petitions within 15 days
    of receipt. Checks are conducted in daily batches17 that include all
    petitions and applications received, transferred in, reopened, or that
    have had a data change. The IBIS check requirement mandates that checks
    be conducted for all petitioners, applicants, beneficiaries, and any
    derivatives (for example, businesses and attorneys) that will receive an
    immediate benefit from submitted applications and petitions. Premium
    petitions are not checked separately; rather they are generally included
    in the daily batches.



    The IBIS check is valid for only 35 days. During our fieldwork, INS
    officials stated that the initial IBIS batch checks might not capture
    all new receipts, potentially missing up to 20 percent of petitions
    received.18 Although no reason was given for missing any receipts, we
    were told that if, at the time of adjudication, a petition does not
    contain evidence of an IBIS check, or if the check was conducted more
    than 35 days prior to adjudication, the Center Adjudications Officer
    must perform an individual check on that petition.19"



    17. The batch checks are "front end" verifications at time of receipt.
    According to the Standard Operations Procedure, adjudicators also
    have the discretion to perform individual IBIS checks at the time of
    adjudication prior to final approval.



    18. Some receipts are missed in the initial IBIS batch checks because of
    IBIS's interface with NCIC and the CLAIMS databases.



    19. If a second check is necessary, it is performed by the individual
    Adjudications Officer using an online query of the IBIS database,
    rather than as part of another batch check.


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    Originally posted by Andrew Defaria
    I doubt that it's a Martin Acoustic bass so I assume you dabble in
    guitar stuff. Maybe I'm wrong...


    The brand name is “Sigma” which is Martin’s imported brand name. It’s a
    quality acoustic bass (the intonation is perfect all the way up the
    neck… not so for the Honner base this one replaced) that has stereo
    outputs (a small mike positioned inside the body of the guitar near the
    sound hole, and a condenser or strip pickup [not sure what they are
    called] located under the bridge). I picked it up used form the bass
    player in the Spanking Violets (it was too good of a deal to pass up)
    and when I bought it that made for my second acoustic bass as I already
    had a Honner (sp?) acoustic bass at that time. So I sold the Honner and
    kept the Martin/Sigma.



    Originally posted by Andrew Defaria
    It was a joke, a la, Helen Kellers parents would punish her by
    rearranging the furniture. Anyways I am always amazed at how blind and
    otherwise handicapped people adapt.


    I figured that was the case (a joke). Shannon did an excellent job last
    night at the show, and was able to set up & load his own drums in and
    out of his flight cases and in and out of Larry’s truck. He even asked
    me if I needed any help from him in loading my gear into my truck :-).
    He’s a good team player.



    Originally posted by Andrew Defaria
    Not really looking to buy one, though I understand your motivation for
    getting sales.


    Is this another “joke” (you mentioned something else before about being
    surprised because I say I don’t solicit business on the group)? For the
    record, this is “his” project. I was not paid a red cent for helping out
    and writing & recording the bass parts, nor will I receive a red cent
    for any of the album sales. This is all about Doug (the guitarist in
    Alaska… and in fact the title of his album is “Its all about me”). Doug
    is an old friend of Larry’s, and we helped him out as “friends” do for
    each other. Larry is my friend, and Doug is his friend. That makes Doug
    my friend too (and even more so since I had a chance to meet with him
    and get to know him when he came down from Alaska to hang out for a
    month or so with Larry, John (the engineer) and I during the recording
    process. In fact, much of the album was recorded in the back room in my
    office that I use as my practice room.



    Originally posted by Andrew Defaria
    If it's of any interest to you take a gander at
    http://defaria.com/musichttp://defaria.com/music and/or
    http://216.103.111.115/perl/drums/index.cgi?WebPage=demo"]ht- tp://216.103.111.115/perl/drums/index.cgi?WebPage=demo[/url]. That's my old
    band's stuff. You can download our whole CD if you're interested. Also
    we are currently working on new stuff - 10 years after breaking up!


    When I get some extra time, I’ll go give it a quick listen.



    As far as the cover tune list, yes we know a lot of Greenday. Probably
    because those are fun, easy songs to do and sing (although I’d rather do
    some other Greenday tunes like Geek Stink Breath, She and a few others
    that I can’t remember the titles of off the top of my head). I also like
    STP quite a bit and its sad to hear they have finally called it quits.
    The older tunes like the Stones Honky Tonk and Van Morrison are not my
    thing, but I learned them for a band I was in last year that played once
    a month at a big swap meet that had audience members ranging across all
    age groups (from children in strollers…with their parents or course, to
    senior citizens). It was funny to see little 5 year old kids singing
    along to the words of “The Middle” (Jimmy Eat World). Those older tunes
    (and the tame ones like The Middle) came in handy for that type of gig,
    and came in handy last night for filling up the sets (Besides, as I said
    Pats likes the mellow tunes on the first set and the oldies fit that
    bill). As we add more contemporary tunes, the oldies will be cut for
    most shows.



    The show last night was a successful 1st show for the new line up. The
    bar staff thought we sounded very good, however as they always do, they
    complained about the volume making it tough for them to take the drink
    orders at the bar. The place was pretty packed and they did well at the
    bar, so they really couldn’t complain too much ;-).


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    Originally posted by Matthew Udall
    I was not paid a red cent for helping out and writing & recording the bass parts, nor will I receive a red cent for any of the album sales.
    You are a noble man. Since this is an international forum, I took the
    liberty of looking up the derivation of "red cent".



    The red in red cent refers to the fact that a U.S. cent (penny) is, and
    was, made of copper, a reddish metal. The expression dates from the
    early to mid-19th century. That is, if anyone cares.


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    Originally posted by sphyrapicus
    You are a noble man. Since this is an international forum, I took the liberty of looking up the derivation of "red cent".

    The red in red cent refers to the fact that a U.S. cent (penny) is, and was, made of copper, a reddish metal. The expression dates from the early to mid-19th century. That is, if anyone cares.


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    Originally posted by Mike Jackson
    I know what IbIS is, I was under the impression that there was a
    report that i could access about "whether it was in the hands of an
    officer" as you said.

    I'll try an IBIS search..... no idea of what im looking for, but
    thanks


    I had a little more time to spare today, so I thought I’d post a better
    reply (than my brief reply of yesterday).



    You can find these reports right on the USCIS’ own website now, or if
    you want you can find them on one of my pages, located at,
    http://members.aol.com/MDUdall/sctimes.htm



    I believe that page tells you how to use the reports to calculate an
    overdue date, and I know I explain this in detail on the following page
    (so try there), http://members.aol.com/MDUdall/cscjit.htm

    (this page is just about I-129f at the CSC, but again it explains how to
    use the report to calculate an overdue date).



    As far as IBIS: If a case gets an IBIS hit, you “cannot then use these
    reports” to calculate an overdue date as those reports are “only” for
    cases that do not get an IBIS hit.



    If a case gets an IBIS hit, it will be pulled from the main stream of
    cases and will be sent to another area for additional follow up IBIS
    work. That means the case will experience a delay, slight to significant
    while the follow up IBIS work is done.



    A case will have an IBIS hit if “either” the petitioner or beneficiary
    have an arrest record in the U.S. “OR” if someone with the same name
    as either the petitioner or beneficiary has ever been arrested in the
    US before. So even if you have not been arrested before, that case
    might still get an IBIS hit. The more common the name, the more likely
    is an IBIS hit.



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    Matthew Udall wrote:
    The brand name is “Sigma” which is Martin’s imported brand name. It’s a quality acoustic bass (the intonation is perfect all the way up the neck… not so for the Honner base this one replaced) that has stereo outputs (a small mike positioned inside the body of the guitar near the sound hole, and a condenser or strip pickup [not sure what they are called] located under the bridge). I picked it up used form the bass player in the Spanking Violets (it was too good of a deal to pass up) and when I bought it that made for my second acoustic bass as I already had a Honner (sp?) acoustic bass at that time. So I sold the Honner and kept the Martin/Sigma.
    Sounds cool. You know I started as a bass player.
    I figured that was the case (a joke). Shannon did an excellent job last night at the show, and was able to set up & load his own drums in and out of his flight cases and in and out of Larry’s truck. He even asked me if I needed any help from him in loading my gear into my truck :-). He’s a good team player.
    Sounds like a cool dude. So how did the gig go?
    Is this another “joke” (you mentioned something else before about being surprised because I say I don’t solicit business on the group)?
    Ah I get it now. Sorry, slow on that one.
    For the record, this is “his” project. I was not paid a red cent for helping out and writing & recording the bass parts, nor will I receive a red cent for any of the album sales.
    Yeah but it's not always about the money, just the recognition sometimes.
    This is all about Doug (the guitarist in Alaska… and in fact the title of his album is “Its all about me”).
    Cool title! I like it!
    As far as the cover tune list, yes we know a lot of Greenday. Probably because those are fun, easy songs to do and sing
    I hear ya. That's precisely why we did 'em too!
    The older tunes like the Stones Honky Tonk and Van Morrison are not my thing,
    I've made it a personal policy of mine to not be in a band that plays
    "Born to be Wild". Sorry, I've done that tune sooooo many times in my
    life I am totally sick of it!
    The show last night was a successful 1st show for the new line up. The bar staff thought we sounded very good, however as they always do, they complained about the volume making it tough for them to take the drink orders at the bar. The place was pretty packed and they did well at the bar, so they really couldn’t complain too much ;-).
    That's good.

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    I care
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