Wait..."smote"? Or is it "smited"? Or "smitten"? Or "smooted"? Eh, fer th' love of Christine MacIntyre, I can never get those consarned Biblical verbs properly conjugated! Ah, well. My point is that www.themestream.com has run out of money and shut its doors, presumably permanently. Ain't that a kick in the cojones? So right about the same time our board is reborn, another one goes the way of the Internet dinosaurs. I don't know if Sharklady knows Themestream is dead, but I bet if she does she's no happier than I am. I didn't even reach my first $25 goal yet--I was less than three bucks short! "Hell is...other people !" --Jean-Paul Sartre, "Final Exit". "I was wrong. Hell is myself." --Daria Morgendorffer, "Monster".