Miss Lamma.com.hk & Nick the Bookman!
My Lamma e-zine #8
(Oct 18, 2002)
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(formatted, printable version with pictures at
- Winners of our
Coolest Online Identity competition!
- Best (and worst) Lamma restaurants: your
- Weblog: "Watching Lamma Passing By..."
- Calvin & Hobbes & Hawking
- LammaNetPolice and his police(web)dog
- Heated debate on invading Iraq
- Broadband - advice needed
- Your cast-offs could save lives!
Greetings to the "nicest,
brightest and coolest people on and off Lamma"!
So many of you have been joining Lamma.com.hk recently (about
4 daily on average), it's been keeping us website
administrators and moderators very busy!
New this week: Winners of our
big competition, restaurant reviews & polls, new Lamma stories,
advice on Broadband and... cosmology!
Send us your events for our Events Calendar, we'll
promote them online for free!
Stop by on Lamma.com.hk when you have a few minutes and say Hi!
to "new babe" who's just moved to Lamma and is wondering "how
to become part of Lamma?". Let's welcome her in style:
formatted, printable versions of our e-zines, with pictures:
E-MAILS TO THE EDITOR:
e: thanks ah-gung, for squeezing tim-tam in this week's
e-zine. mr 3 says thanks too but sneered at being labeled as a
"pet". mr 3 regards himself as "man of the house"!
Mr Tough: "I like the new
e-zine - it reads well and is carefully designed to lead people
to the board - good job".
bbChris: "Thanks for letting
me take part in the competition! It was fun and exciting and a
great thing for you to organise, Lamma-gung! You sweetheart for
giving out such fabulous prizes."
Let's wrap up this section before I
start to blush... Where's the flood of negative e-mails??? Oh
yes, we had ONE member unsubscribe from this e-zine so far, but
no reason given...
Send "E-MAILS TO THE EDITOR"
Cheers from Lamma-Gung (who'd also
like to be a winner someday!)
prize: k@, our Lamma Oldster from Cheshire, UK.
Winners of our Coolest Online Identity
prize: bbChris, our very own Miss Lamma.com.hk,
crowned just last week!
She might tear out all her beautiful red-streaked hair
now, disappointed about not winning 1st prize!
Then she could enter our on-going "Baldy Heads" competition:
is donating his first prize to his old friend Nick, making him
What a noble
gesture after a very fierce and often dirty battle, including
allegations of attempted vote-buying, sneaky double-voting,
blatant bribery and a female contestant's offer to show her
"boobies" to voters:
k@'s many loyal online friends stood by him, voting for him in
droves, like "Richie Rat", a "man of great discernment
obviously" proclaiming publicly that "k@ is The Coolest of the
Read k@'s hilarious Acceptance Speech:
The 1st prize is
a professional website, donated to Nick, who still doesn't
own a computer and is not online (yet!). He wants it to
be "psychedelic as Hell!" The website will be designed & built
by Lamma-Gung who's sponsoring the five prizes for this
By the way,
Nick's mum's birthday is tomorrow, Sat, Oct 19. Don't
forget to congratulate her when stopping by at his "open-air
book shop" on Main Street or online here:
These are a few of the "Honorably mentioned" entries:
Best (and worst) Lamma restaurants: your
New independent Lamma Eat&Drink directory with brutally honest
reviews & ratings:
Weblog: "Watching Lamma Passing By..."Sitting in a restaurant on Main
Street on a Sunday afternoon, Lamma-Gung takes notes on
his PDA while watching Lamma passing by, especially the
"colorful" hordes of weekend visitors:
Hobbes & HawkingThis must definitely be the weirdest
& zaniest new discussion of the week:
Meandering from the mental age of the moderator (six
and a half),
to humans' purpose in life (according to Hobbes: "Tiger
to an extinct space-faring jellyfish civilisation,
to k@'s "universe as a giant doughnut" theory,
to the latest cosmology theory, called M-Theory, or the Big
to the physics of Star Trek and Romulan spies,
then back to Nick the Bookman and his powerful "farts after a
particularly nasty curry":
LammaNetPolice and his police(web)dog
LammaNetPolice, our headliner from last week, a "lonely
bachelor in high risk profession" is looking for someone
special with "an enthusiasm for firearms and crowd control
The usually stern
and righteous law enforcer is looking for more than "a short
term dalliance, a brief passionate fling", but for "a
meaningful long term relationship, including possibly,
starting a family?".
Do YOU like men in uniform?
Heated debate on invading IraqOur
debate on wether the US should disregard the UN and attack
Iraq has become passionate,
with proud-to-be-patriotic Americans weighing in, plus
loads of fiery anti-Bush sentiments.
AutumnAuburn: "Why are humans so terrible? Rape,
pillage, burn, destroy the Earth, conquer all...
It makes me sick.":
Broadband - advice needed
Comparing service providers PCCW and So-net,
their prices, customer support and some user experiences, good
Your cast-offs could save lives!
"Lamma Animal Protection is having a SALE & INFORMATION STALL
on Sunday, 27th October outside the Scorpio Business
Centre in Sha Po, Yung Shue Wan.
Please do an autumn clean-out of your dark corners and donate
your cast-offs and any unwanted goods!
Please leave a message at 2982-4018 to arrange delivery and
to volunteer to help!"
Dickstock, Oct 26
Lamma's Dogs, Cats & Children Are in Danger!
Alice in Wonderland (Internet version)
Have you been living on Lamma long time?
Lamma Fun Day, Dec 8
Orgasm Birds @ Birdos Anonymous!
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