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Re: Re: time question

Jim: So with temps. dropping that far in Florida, what do you have to do
to protect your tropical plants/fruits? When my husband and I decided to
move back to Iowa from our year vacation in Florida, the day we left it
was 30 degrees in Miami and the entire fruit industry suffered huge
losses that year...it was sad...

Melody, IA (Z 5/4)

"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."    
--Albert Einstein

 --- On Thu 01/23, Island Jim < jsinger@igc.org > wrote:
From: Island Jim [mailto: jsinger@igc.org]
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date: Thu, 23 Jan 2003 05:15:38 -0500
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Re: time question

i personally think it's great that we get all these messages out of sync. 
it makes me realize how much virtual life mimics real life.

it's warm [60 degrees or so] right now [5:30 am] but slated to drop to low 
50s by noon and low 30s by tonight.

At 01:41 AM 1/23/03 -0500, you wrote:
>A great deal depends on the connection between your ISP and the ISP
>of the sender as well as the ISP of the server on which the email
>list resides.  All messages are broken into packets and sent on the
>internet via the best available bit of bandwidth to be reassembled at
>their various destinations...and if some backbone, line or server is
>having a hiccup then you, the receiver, won't get the message as fast
>as someone else or even get the original message before someone else
>has gotten it and replied and their reply gets to you.  Strange, I
>know, but it happens all the time.  Sometimes, messages simply get
>lost in the ether and never get to their destination...so don't
>assume just because you sent an email, the recipient ever got it:-)
>When all is working on all eights, email can appear to be sent and
>received in real time, but that's not usually the case.
>Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
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> >
> > I rcd this message from Jim which had been sent at 7:10 and
>questioned why I
> > had not rcd the message from Rich.  I then rcd the message from
>Rich at which
> > said it was sent at 7:27.  Why the difference?  Doesn't go to all
>members at
> > the same time?
> >     Ceres
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