The Music http://boards.floetry.net/forums/8/ShowForum.aspxen-USCommunityServer 1.1 (Build: 1.1.0.50615)Posting Milestones...http://boards.floetry.net/forums/144787/ShowPost.aspxSat, 21 Oct 2006 02:00:15 GMT61f52a26-cd23-4be5-a523-423694b0ac62:144787ChocoDeluxe1<font color="#0000ff" face="Arial" size="2">Where the hell have I been...MsB is at 6G and MsKen is past 8G...Damn! And I thought 1G was a big deal back in the day...</font><br>5,999...eh???http://boards.floetry.net/forums/144773/ShowPost.aspxFri, 20 Oct 2006 21:45:41 GMT61f52a26-cd23-4be5-a523-423694b0ac62:144773Honey21384<DIV><EM><FONT face=Georgia color=#808080><IMG alt="MsButterfly94 is online. Last active: 10/21/2006 1:09:09 AM" src="/Themes/default/images/user_IsOnline.gif" border=0> <B><SPAN class=inlineLink>MsButterfly94</SPAN></B> <BR><IMG height=2 src="/Utility/1x1.gif" width=0><BR><IMG src="/users/avatar.aspx?userid=4355"> </FONT></EM><SPAN class=txt2><BR><BR><EM><FONT face=Georgia color=#808080><IMG title="Top 10 Posts" alt="Top 10 Posts" src="/Themes/default/images/rankicons/rankTop10.gif"></FONT></EM><FONT face=Georgia color=#808080 size=1><EM> <BR>Joined on Dec 16, 2005 <BR>20706 <BR>Posts 5,999 </EM></FONT></SPAN></DIV> <DIV> </DIV> <DIV><EM><FONT face=Georgia color=#808080>Well, let me be the first to say congrats... 6g's... That's what's up...</FONT></EM></DIV> <DIV><EM><FONT face=Georgia color=#808080></FONT></EM> </DIV> <DIV><SPAN class=txt2></SPAN> </DIV>Guess Who's Back?http://boards.floetry.net/forums/144123/ShowPost.aspxThu, 19 Oct 2006 05:30:06 GMT61f52a26-cd23-4be5-a523-423694b0ac62:144123ChocoDeluxe6<font color="#0000ff" face="Arial" size="2">It's ME!!! ChocoDeluxe is back in the hizzouse!!! Yes, I know I've been gone for a minute, but don't think for a second that I've forgotten about you guys! I'm just bogged down with work to the point that I barely even check my e-mail! MySpace is my only drug...check out my page if you haven't done so in a while...I'm so proud of it!!!<br><br>Anyway, Hello to all my Fam, and What's Crackin? to those I don't know...introductions anyone? I need the serious 411 on what's been going on, cuz I don't want to be soooo lost....Miss ya'll!<br><br>CD</font><br>YO!!!!!!!!http://boards.floetry.net/forums/143901/ShowPost.aspxWed, 18 Oct 2006 19:32:24 GMT61f52a26-cd23-4be5-a523-423694b0ac62:143901MsButterfly9411<P> </P> <P><FONT face=Georgia color=#ff1493 size=5><EM>This is some funny *** right here!!!</EM></FONT></P> <P><IMG src="http://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m273/mzgeez/2fingapeacesign.jpg" border=0></P> <P>"Keep it pushin pimpin"</P> <P><FONT face=Georgia color=#ff1493 size=4><<==DEAD</FONT></P>2'GS!!!2'GS!!! 2'GS!!!!http://boards.floetry.net/forums/144287/ShowPost.aspxThu, 19 Oct 2006 16:35:07 GMT61f52a26-cd23-4be5-a523-423694b0ac62:144287DivaDevine19<P><FONT color=#800080 size=4><EM>~~~~~~~*********I WOULD LIKE TO THANK MSD2U FOR SHE WAS THE FIRST TO SHOW ME LOVE:) I WOULD LIKE TO THANK FLOETRY FOR THIER IMMEDIATE RESPONSES TO MY PMS WHEN I JOINED WHICH IS WHAT HOOKED ME:) I WOULD LIKE TO THANK MSB,CHOCO,SAGG SOUL & ALL THE OTHER FAM I PARTIED WITH IN VIRGINIA FOR MAKING ME WANT TO CONTINUE ON THE BOARD ONCE I GOT BACK HOME THE LOVE THAT WAS SHOWN WAS AWESOME...HONEY SO GLAD TO HAVE MET YOU, MSKEN YOU'RE THE BOMB LADY, BROWNIE THE COMIC STRIP!!!CLASSIC......AND MY GIRL MERCYSSUGAH I LOOOOVE YOU THANKS FOR TAKING THIS "JOURNEY" B.K.A "THE BOARD" WITH ME************~~~~~~~~~~</EM></FONT></P> <P><FONT color=#800080 size=4><EM>I LOVE YOU !!!I LOVE YOU ALL!!! I LOVE YOU!!!! I LOVE YOU ALL! (PAGEANT GIRL WAVE)</EM></FONT></P>Guess What I am listening too.....http://boards.floetry.net/forums/144666/ShowPost.aspxFri, 20 Oct 2006 17:03:50 GMT61f52a26-cd23-4be5-a523-423694b0ac62:144666mskenthediva27<P><FONT face=Georgia color=#800080 size=4><EM>Its driving me out of my mind thats why its hard for me to find cant get it out of my head, miss her, kiss her, love her that girl is???????</EM></FONT></P>WendyWilliams Show?http://boards.floetry.net/forums/144777/ShowPost.aspxFri, 20 Oct 2006 22:26:36 GMT61f52a26-cd23-4be5-a523-423694b0ac62:144777PO'ETiquet1<P>Does anyone one what time it comes on?</P>New York's Mothers Myspace Pagehttp://boards.floetry.net/forums/144697/ShowPost.aspxFri, 20 Oct 2006 17:30:26 GMT61f52a26-cd23-4be5-a523-423694b0ac62:144697U_R_Stupid2<P><SPAN><A href="http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendid=119991098&MyToken=14087c28-725c-456a-bd57-b7c2976ade1a"><FONT color=#800080>http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendid=119991098&MyToken=14087c28-725c-456a-bd57-b7c2976ade1a</FONT></A></SPAN></P> <P><SPAN></SPAN> </P>Rapper Slick Rick Facing Deportation Againhttp://boards.floetry.net/forums/144699/ShowPost.aspxFri, 20 Oct 2006 17:32:06 GMT61f52a26-cd23-4be5-a523-423694b0ac62:144699U_R_Stupid6<P><FONT face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size=2>Rapper Slick Rick has enlisted the aid of Russell Simmons' Hip-Hop Summit Action Network to help prevent him from being deported from the United States. </FONT></P> <P><FONT face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size=2>The organization will hold a press conference Oct. 24 at 11 a.m. in front of the Federal Court Building in New York. </FONT></P> <P><FONT face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size=2>Slick Rick (born Richard Walters), 41, served five years and 12 days in prison for shooting his cousin and a bystander in a disagreement in 1990. </FONT></P> <P><FONT face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size=2>Under U.S. law, any foreign national who serves more than five years in prison for committing a felony faces automatic deportation.</FONT></P> <P><FONT face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size=2>In 1995, the rapper won a ruling by an immigration judge allowing him to stay in the U.S., but in June 2002 Slick Rick was re-arrested after performing on a Caribbean cruise ship.</FONT></P> <P><FONT face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size=2>When the luxury boat returned to Miami, the Immigration and Naturalization Service cited a 1997 arrest warrant on immigration violations and charged Rick with voluntarily deporting himself and illegally reentering the country.</FONT></P> <P><FONT face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size=2>Rick served 17 months in the INS Detention Facility in Bradenton, Fla., before being released in October 2003. </FONT></P> <P><FONT face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size=2>The rapper's case has been assigned to Florida's 11th Circuit Court and he has been stripped of his status as a permanent resident and once again, faces deportation.</FONT></P> <P><FONT face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size=2>"With all of the real and present threats to American society from terrorism, why is the government chasing this rapper?" asked HSAN Co-Chairman Dr. Benjamin Chavis. "It's an obscene misuse of scarce resources."</FONT></P> <P><FONT face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size=2>Since the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the U.S. has hardened its policy toward illegal aliens residing in the country. </FONT></P> <P><FONT face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size=2>According to Jean Butterfield, executive director of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the U.S. is deporting almost 200,000 aliens per year.</FONT></P> <P><FONT face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size=2>"They're breadwinners whose families are U.S. citizens--and in most cases there's nothing a judge can do to help them," Butterfield said. "The mentality now is enforcement only. Discretion has been taken away from the judges and put in the hands of the executive branch. It's a damaging policy, which has not made the country safer. On the contrary, it inflicts untold hardships on our economy, our families, and our social fabric."</FONT></P> <P><FONT face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size=2>According to Chavis and Slick Rick's supporters, the rapper is a model citizen who completed his parole, has not been convicted of any crimes since his original conviction and is a hardworking family-oriented man. </FONT></P> <P><FONT face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size=2>Says Chavis, "The government is conducting a vendetta against Rick and we're not going to stand for it."</FONT></P>Snoop's 35th Bday Pichttp://boards.floetry.net/forums/144588/ShowPost.aspxFri, 20 Oct 2006 15:22:59 GMT61f52a26-cd23-4be5-a523-423694b0ac62:144588U_R_Stupid7<img src="http://i95.photobucket.com/albums/l121/cakeandice-cream/Pictures/Snoop356.jpg"><br><br><img src="http://i95.photobucket.com/albums/l121/cakeandice-cream/Pictures/Snoop357.jpg" width="418"><br>His wife and the Lady of Rage.....<br><br><img src="http://i95.photobucket.com/albums/l121/cakeandice-cream/Pictures/Snoop355.jpg" width="426"><br><img src="http://i95.photobucket.com/albums/l121/cakeandice-cream/Pictures/Snoop354.jpg" width="389"><br><br><img src="http://i95.photobucket.com/albums/l121/cakeandice-cream/Pictures/Snoop35.jpg"><br>Snoop got a straight up sista on his team.....remember when they were going to get a divorce.....it's cheaper to keep her!<br><br><img src="http://i95.photobucket.com/albums/l121/cakeandice-cream/Pictures/Snoop352.jpg" width="356"><br><br><img src="http://i95.photobucket.com/albums/l121/cakeandice-cream/Pictures/Snoop351.jpg" width="391"><br>Who knew Angie Stone was down?<br><br>think fast!http://boards.floetry.net/forums/144372/ShowPost.aspxThu, 19 Oct 2006 17:59:11 GMT61f52a26-cd23-4be5-a523-423694b0ac62:144372keisha_s13<P>Don't think about an answer...just put the first thing that pops<BR>into your head down.</P> <P><BR>1. My ex is....<BR>NUTZ</P> <P><BR>2. I am listenin to....<BR>CORRINE BAILEY RAE</P> <P><BR>3. Maybe I should...<BR>GO TO CLASS NOW</P> <P>4. I love..<BR>YOU</P> <P>6. I don't understand....<BR>WHY PEOPLE LOVE TO BE IN MY BUSINESS...U DONT KNOW FOR A REASON!</P> <P><BR>7. I lost...<BR>MY ID :(</P> <P><BR>8. People say...<BR>THINGS THEY DONT MEAN</P> <P>9. The meaning behind my screen name is...<BR>HER LIFE</P> <P><BR>10. Love is...<BR>LIKE WHOA!</P> <P><BR>11. Somewhere, someone is..<BR>THINKING OF ME</P> <P>12. I will always...<BR>BE AVAILABLE</P> <P>13. Forever seems..<BR>SO FAR AWAY</P> <P>14. I never ever want<BR>TO GO TO HELL</P> <P><BR>15. My cell phone is...<BR>FULLY CHARGED N READY FOR ACTION!</P> <P><BR>16. When I wake up in the morning...<BR>IM  AM FREEZING AND MOST LIKELY GONNA HIT SNOOZE</P> <P>17. I get annoyed with...<BR>IGNORANT PEOPLE</P> <P>18. Parties are...<BR>DANGEROUS BUT OH SO FUN</P> <P>19. My pets are....<BR>NO LOGER ALIVE</P> <P><BR>20. Kisses are the best when...<BR>THEY ARE FROM YOU(AT LEAST THATS WHAT I TELL EM LOL )</P> <P>21. Today I..<BR> AM FACED WITH A MAJOR DECISION</P> <P>22. Tomorrow I will...<BR>GO SEE MY BOYS PLAY </P> <P>23. I really want...<BR> everything to work out</P>Giving and receivinghttp://boards.floetry.net/forums/144441/ShowPost.aspxThu, 19 Oct 2006 22:09:33 GMT61f52a26-cd23-4be5-a523-423694b0ac62:144441waterlove6<P><FONT face=Georgia size=1>Whats your view on giving and receiving in all aspects of life?  </FONT></P>I just wish I could be...http://boards.floetry.net/forums/144654/ShowPost.aspxFri, 20 Oct 2006 16:41:50 GMT61f52a26-cd23-4be5-a523-423694b0ac62:144654MsButterfly948<FONT face=Georgia color=#ff1493><EM><FONT size=4>Where would you rather be right now? Me? I wish I was in sunny Cali just for the weekend... maaaan I had too much fun! *singing* Memmmmmmm'riesss light the corner of my eyyyyee!</FONT> </EM></FONT>Did you know?http://boards.floetry.net/forums/144750/ShowPost.aspxFri, 20 Oct 2006 20:13:41 GMT61f52a26-cd23-4be5-a523-423694b0ac62:144750B.Alexander2<DIV> <P class=MsoNormal><B><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN>BE INFORMED IN ALL THINGS!!!</SPAN></FONT></B> <BR><B><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN>IGNORANCE IS NOT BLISS!!</SPAN></FONT></B> <BR><B><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN>FROM TOM JOYNER'S MORNING SHOW -</SPAN></FONT></B><O:P></O:P></P></DIV> <DIV> <DIV> <P class=MsoNormal><FONT face="Times New Roman" color=black size=3><SPAN><BR></SPAN></FONT><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN> </SPAN></FONT> <BR><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN> </SPAN></FONT> <BR><B><I><U><FONT face=Arial color=red size=5><SPAN>Urgent!</SPAN></FONT></U></I></B> <BR><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN> </SPAN></FONT> <BR><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN>Tom Joyner wants this information to reach his listeners.. You have probably heard of <B><SPAN>"NUD"</SPAN></B> as a result of the Tom Joyner morning show related to Comp USA.</SPAN></FONT> <BR><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN> </SPAN></FONT> <BR><B><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN>NUD</SPAN></FONT></B><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN> (Non Urban Dictate) is the acronym for a very subtle and little-known marketing term specifically directed toward people of color. "Non Urban Dictate".  These three words essentially mean that a company is not interested in the Black consumer. </SPAN></FONT><BR><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN> </SPAN></FONT> <BR><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN>An <B><SPAN>NUD</SPAN></B> label means that a company does not want their marketing and advertising materials placed in media that claim an urban audience (black folks) as their main target.</SPAN></FONT> <BR><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN> </SPAN></FONT> <BR><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN>There are legitimate reasons for companies not using urban radio. It may be that Blacks don't index high in certain categories or that a company's strategy is to market to the Black consumer down the road after they have established a strong position in their primary target.  </SPAN></FONT> <BR><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN> </SPAN></FONT> <BR><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN>But, <B><SPAN>NUD </SPAN></B>usually means that a company is not interested in the Black consumer.</SPAN></FONT> <BR><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN>Companies evade discrimination liability by embracing it as theory rather than policy.</SPAN></FONT> <BR><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN> </SPAN></FONT> <BR><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN>As a service to Black consumers, the Urban Institute will list all companies that have a <B><SPAN>NUD</SPAN></B> policy. Armed with this information, we feel that Black consumers will be able to make informed buying decisions.  </SPAN></FONT> <BR><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN> </SPAN></FONT> <BR><FONT face=Arial><SPAN>Here's a list of Companies with <B><SPAN>NUD</SPAN></B> policies:</SPAN></FONT> <BR><FONT face=Arial><SPAN>1. Starbucks</SPAN></FONT> <BR><FONT face=Arial><SPAN>2. Jos. A Bank</SPAN></FONT> <BR><FONT face=Arial><SPAN>3. Comp USA</SPAN></FONT> <BR><FONT face=Arial><SPAN>4. Weight Watchers</SPAN></FONT> <BR><FONT face=Arial><SPAN>5. Keebler</SPAN></FONT> <BR><FONT face=Arial><SPAN>6. Life Savers</SPAN></FONT> <BR><FONT face=Arial><SPAN>7. Continental Airlines</SPAN></FONT> <BR><FONT face=Arial><SPAN>8. Northwest Airlines</SPAN></FONT> <BR><FONT face=Arial><SPAN>9. America West Airlines</SPAN></FONT> <BR><FONT face=Arial><SPAN>10. HBO - Apollo Series</SPAN></FONT> <BR><FONT face=Arial><SPAN>11. Paternal Importers</SPAN></FONT> <BR><FONT face=Arial><SPAN>12 Calico Corners</SPAN></FONT> <BR><FONT face=Arial><SPAN>13. OMScot</SPAN></FONT> <BR><FONT face=Arial><SPAN>14. Pepperidge Farms</SPAN></FONT> <BR><FONT face=Arial><SPAN>15. Ethan Allen</SPAN></FONT> <BR><FONT face=Arial><SPAN>16. Busy Body Fitness</SPAN></FONT> <BR><FONT face=Arial><SPAN>17. Mondavi Wines</SPAN></FONT> <BR><FONT face=Arial><SPAN>18. Builders Square</SPAN></FONT> <BR><FONT face=Arial><SPAN>19. Don Pablo</SPAN></FONT> <BR><FONT face=Arial><SPAN>20. Lexus</SPAN></FONT> <BR><FONT face=Arial><SPAN>21. Aruba Tourism</SPAN></FONT> <BR><FONT face=Arial><SPAN>22. Ciba Vision</SPAN></FONT> <BR><FONT face=Arial><SPAN>23. Kindercare</SPAN></FONT> <BR><FONT face=Arial><SPAN>24. Grady Restaurant</SPAN></FONT> <BR><FONT face=Arial><SPAN>25. Eddie Bauer</SPAN></FONT> <BR><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN> </SPAN></FONT> <BR><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN>Please forward this information on to any other consumer that you consider a friend and advise them to do likewise.</SPAN></FONT> <BR><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN> </SPAN></FONT> <BR><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN>Remember, you CANNOT act wisely unless you are informed wisely. </SPAN></FONT><BR><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN> </SPAN></FONT> <BR><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN>The Urban Institute</SPAN></FONT> <BR><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN>2100 M Street, NW.</SPAN></FONT> <BR><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN>Washington</SPAN></FONT><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN>, DC 20037</SPAN></FONT> <O:P></O:P></P></DIV></DIV>Lifehttp://boards.floetry.net/forums/144412/ShowPost.aspxThu, 19 Oct 2006 20:32:44 GMT61f52a26-cd23-4be5-a523-423694b0ac62:144412waterlove9<P><FONT face=Georgia size=1>What is it that you have questioned about life recently?  </FONT></P>