Well, as you might have not noticed, tieguy has reached and has shot by the 10,000 post barrier. Were some of us distracted by the dog in his avatar shaking his butt that our eyes that did not focus on his post tally? Whatever the reasons were, , I present Tie the opportunity to step on his soapbox and say a few words . He new signature at the bottom of his postings is " What , no 10,000 post party? Well, tie , be careful of what you wish for, because you're about TO GET IT! So, tie, I'll let you set the tone. Act as if it were your 10,000th post and post away and we'll respond in kind. Will you give us some excellent feeder advice? Pitch for your favorite charity, United Way? Or will you come down on the union? Or perhaps you will use it as an opportunity to sell us on the merits on the possible Government healthcare plan. It's up to you. Go ahead pal, we anxiously await for the words of wisdom that are sure to flow from your head through the keyboard and onto our computer screens. Take your time in collecting your thoughts, I'm sure Lou Gehrig didn't wing it and you don't have to either.