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NEW MEETUP ANNOUNCED FOR THIS FRIDAY---JUNE 16--AT NEW SITE - Dear Word-Bird: I know I promised several members that, because of the distance from their home, we would not move our meetings to Bagel Boss in Hicksville, but, considering the situation with Denny's, until we find a place more proximate to mid- Jay W. Jun 12, 2017 7:30 PM
Message from Jay W. - Dear Word-Birds I am sorry for the extreme delay in receiving this letter. I had sent out a letter to MeetUp, but because I am not Bob Jun 9, 2017 5:47 PM
Meetup Cancelled: Friday May 26 - SCRABBLE / TRIVIA, scheduled to occur on Friday, May 26,[masked]:00 PM has been cancelled. Please update your plans accordingly. If you have further questions, you can email me through the Bob May 22, 2017 5:54 PM
Scrabblers & Word-Birds Meetup group - Our group is alive and well.  Jay's computer has been out of commission for a while, so he was unable to renew our group on meetup.  Some of you are most likely confused by the meetup emails that asked you to step up and "save the group".  I've been Bob Jan 20, 2017 8:31 PM
Re: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] ESPECIALLY ASKING REGS FOR PRAYERS - I'll miss you all on Friday. My car will not be available for me to use. My prayers are with you, Jay. Bob Bob Apr 5, 2016 6:24 PM
Re: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] ESPECIALLY ASKING REGS FOR PRAYERS - Hi Jay, I never got to make a game yet because Barbara Apr 5, 2016 7:46 AM
RE: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] ESPECIALLY ASKING REGS FOR PRAYERS - Wishing you a successful procedure and a speedy recovery. I will keep you in my prayers, Jay. Gail On Sun, Apr 03, 2016 at 11:34 PM, Jay Weisburd wrote: gail e Apr 4, 2016 9:24 PM
Re: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] ESPECIALLY ASKING REGS FOR PRAYERS - best wishes! -----Original Message----- From: Jay Weisburd <[address removed]> To: SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS-announc carol Apr 4, 2016 7:42 PM
Re: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] ESPECIALLY ASKING REGS FOR PRAYERS - Jay, I am a semi regular as far as the game night is concerned, but always a regular as far as being your friend and always keeping you in my prayer Sharon Apr 4, 2016 5:49 PM
Re: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] ESPECIALLY ASKING REGS FOR PRAYERS - Greg A. Apr 4, 2016 4:23 PM
RE: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] ESPECIALLY ASKING REGS FOR PRAYERS - rosemarie r. Apr 4, 2016 9:24 AM
Re: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] ESPECIALLY ASKING REGS FOR PRAYERS - Good luck, buddy! On Sun, Apr 3, 2016 at 11:34 PM, Jay Weisburd < [address removed] > wrote: Richard F. Apr 4, 2016 8:54 AM
Re: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] ESPECIALLY ASKING REGS FOR PRAYERS - Simon Apr 4, 2016 12:33 AM
Re: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] ESPECIALLY ASKING REGS FOR PRAYERS - Good luck Jay. Scary & hopeful at the same time. Big hugs. Andrea Goodman, Independent Sales Rep with Avon 516-3 Andrea G. Apr 4, 2016 12:30 AM
ESPECIALLY ASKING REGS FOR PRAYERS - On Tuesday, I learn if I will be scheduled for a very delicate, potentially life threatening as well as life saving operation. My carotid artery on the right side has a 75% stenosis. I have actually lost my voice or blacked out for up to a few minutes Jay W. Apr 3, 2016 11:34 PM
Re: SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] RE-SEND...THERE WERE ERRORS IN TONIGHT'S MAIL - I thought there was supposed to be an extra get together at Denny' s, to help celebrate Jay' s birthday, which is today, but I could be mistaken. Steven Stein <[address removed]> wrote: Sharon Apr 1, 2016 2:34 PM
RE: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] RE-SEND...THERE WERE ERRORS IN TONIGHT'S MAIL - What is going on tonight? Anything? Steven S. Apr 1, 2016 1:48 PM
Re: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] RE-SEND...THERE WERE ERRORS IN TONIGHT'S MAIL - What time does it start? It's been awhile. Is it 8:00? --- Sharon Apr 1, 2016 11:00 AM
Re: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] RE-SEND...THERE WERE ERRORS IN TONIGHT'S MAIL - J ay specifically asked us to not make a party. He just wanted to spend the evening with our group. Bob Mar 26, 2016 5:19 PM
Re: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] RE-SEND...THERE WERE ERRORS IN TONIGHT'S MAIL - 96 Bart Mar 26, 2016 4:18 PM
RE: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] RE-SEND...THERE WERE ERRORS IN TONIGHT'S MAIL - So am I correct there will be 3 Fridays in April at Denny's Steven S. Mar 26, 2016 1:26 PM
Re: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] RE-SEND...THERE WERE ERRORS IN TONIGHT'S MAIL - I won't be here to join the celebration, sorry Jay.  See you on the 8th.  Happy birthday!!! On Mar 26,[masked]:49 AM, "Jay Weisburd" < [address removed] > wr Richard F. Mar 26, 2016 12:33 PM
RE-SEND...THERE WERE ERRORS IN TONIGHT'S MAIL - I could hardly understand the email I just sent out....so sending a 2nd one. DATE CHANGES IN APRIL: REGULAR GAMES NIGHT--APRIL 8TH NEXT TRIVIA NIGHT-APRIL 15TH. Next Friday, April 1st I am asking anyone who wishes Jay W. Mar 26, 2016 1:49 AM
MAJOR DATE CHANGES IN APRIL ONLY! - <p>After discussion at tonight's MeetUp, it was agreed that in APRIL ONLY,&nbsp; we will be meeting <strong>the 2nd and 3rd Fridays--<br>APRIL 8TH-REGULAR GAMES NIGHT.<br>APRIL 15TH-TRIVIA NIGHT.<br></strong>­< Jay W. Mar 26, 2016 1:21 AM
Meetup details changed: GAMES NIGHT--SCRABBLE, OTHER WORD GAMES - The 1st night of Passover this year is April 22-the 4th Friday. There are enough who may miss that night that as we did in November and December, we are scheduling our MeetUps for the 1st and 3rd Fridays instead of the 2nd and 4th. I've updated Jay W. Jan 29, 2016 5:43 PM
PRAYERS PLEASE... - Dear Friends: This is especially being sent to our regulars...If you are so inclined, I need your prayers, When I first developed kidney failure, Iknew other complications would affect my life, but I have always faced it with laughter. Recently, t Jay W. Jan 29, 2016 4:01 PM
New Meetup: GAMES NIGHT--SCRABBLE, OTHER WORD GAMES - Announcing a new Meetup for SCRABBLERS & WORD-BIRDS Social Group for Word Game Players! What : GAMES NIGHT--SCRABBLE, OTHER WORD GAMES Karen M. Jan 1, 2016 8:39 AM
IMPORTANT!!! 1ST AND 3RD FRIDAYS IN NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER - Dear WordBirds: Because Thanksgiving weekend is the 4th week in November and Christmas is the 4th Friday in December, to respect those who may be away or celebrating when I set up our annual schedule I moved our Me Jay W. Oct 24, 2015 9:34 AM
Re: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] SHOULD WE CANCEL NEXT WEEK'S MEETUP? - I usually attend trivia night and look forward to the time everyone spends together. I usually sign up that day or 1-2 days before which should not b e a problem. We usually get a decent turnout indicating that members enjoy this meet up. Definitely do no Nadine Jun 20, 2015 11:58 AM
Re: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] SHOULD WE CANCEL NEXT WEEK'S MEETUP? - I will be away all of next week returning sometime Friday.  It's possible I won't make it in time for Trivia, otherwise I'd be confirmed.  I think it's way to soon to think about dropping the game.  The only Richard F. Jun 20, 2015 12:19 AM
RE: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] SHOULD WE CANCEL NEXT WEEK'S MEETUP? - Most probably I will attend the trivia night, as well a Steven S. Jun 19, 2015 5:04 PM
Re: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] SHOULD WE CANCEL NEXT WEEK'S MEETUP? - Hi Jay, Can't tell you what to do, as I don't come that much, but I am going up to Canada again next week, and have been visiting kids on a fairly r Sharon Jun 19, 2015 3:01 PM
Re: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] SHOULD WE CANCEL NEXT WEEK'S MEETUP? - Lots of people either come without responding or just wait until the last day to reply. What I suggest you do is request everyone to respond yes or no. Especially respond if you know y Bob Jun 19, 2015 2:55 PM
Re: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] SHOULD WE CANCEL NEXT WEEK'S MEETUP? - I know I don't always rsvp right away and sometimes only do it the day or two before - wondering if others do the same or just don't rsvp at all. I Jon Jun 19, 2015 2:55 PM
Re: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] SHOULD WE CANCEL NEXT WEEK'S MEETUP? - I really like trivia night - but I am taking some courses over the summer and will have no time to come until next the end of July, when I hope to return.  So even though I have not been there recently does not mean I have lost interest.  Colleen S. Jun 19, 2015 1:49 PM
SHOULD WE CANCEL NEXT WEEK'S MEETUP? - As of today, we have only 3 members signed up for next week's TRIVIA NIGHT. If it has run its course, we can cancel the 4th week....or cancel Trivia night...or just cancel this month's Trivia Night. Not sure what happened to cause this, so fe Jay W. Jun 19, 2015 1:40 PM
Re: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] Jay in hospital--MY LATEST STATUS... - Hey, that's GREAT news!! So now If they give you any dietary and exercise advice FOLLOW IT!!!! On Wed, Jun 3, 2015 at 3:51 PM, Jay Weisburd < Richard F. Jun 3, 2015 5:32 PM
RE: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] Jay in hospital--MY LATEST STATUS... - But I don't understand; what does a Swedish soft-rock g Steven S. Jun 3, 2015 5:23 PM
Re: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] Jay in hospital--MY LATEST STATUS... - Great news, Jay. I'm looking forward to seeing you at the earliest possible Friday. Bob Bob Jun 3, 2015 5:01 PM
Re: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] Jay in hospital--MY LATEST STATUS... - Im very relieved for you! Get well soon. W Lynne P. Jun 3, 2015 4:55 PM
Re: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] Jay in hospital--MY LATEST STATUS... - I POSTED THIS EARLIER ON FACEBOOK: Tod Jay W. Jun 3, 2015 3:50 PM
Re: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] Jay in hospital--MY LATEST STATUS... - Hi Jay, Glad your tiredness problem was cleared up. Now, I hope no surgery will be needed. I know your faith and natural good spirits will get you t Sharon Jun 3, 2015 2:28 PM
RE: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] Jay in hospital--MY LATEST STATUS... - So sorry to hear about your heart troubles. Will pray for you. Nancy G. Jun 3, 2015 1:42 PM
Re: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] Jay in hospital--MY LATEST STATUS... - When the nurses try to intimidate you with “Do this; Do t Dick T. Jun 3, 2015 10:35 AM
Re: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] Jay in hospital--MY LATEST STATUS... - Annie Jun 3, 2015 10:11 AM
Re: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] Jay in hospital--MY LATEST STATUS... - Jay,  It's good, even important that you have this positive mind set and are keeping yourself focused on things outside this temporary  condition.   It helps the body to heal when the mind is not wallowing in misery.  Just Richard F. Jun 3, 2015 9:01 AM
RE: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] Jay in hospital--MY LATEST STATUS... - Maryellen Lo B. Jun 3, 2015 7:56 AM
RE: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] Jay in hospital--MY LATEST STATUS... - Jay, I am very sorry to hear about your situati Myra W. Jun 3, 2015 7:00 AM
Re: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] Jay in hospital--MY LATEST STATUS... - Hi all: For several years, as some of you know Jay W. Jun 2, 2015 11:23 PM
Re: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] Jay in hospital - Rather than subject him to a flood of phone calls, please send him my best when you next talk with him.  Thanks! Rich On Tue, Jun 2, 2015 at 7:55 PM, Karen M&M Richard F. Jun 2, 2015 10:46 PM
RE: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] Jay in hospital - rosemarie r. Jun 2, 2015 8:21 PM
Jay in hospital - Hi all just writing to let you all know that Jay was admitted to the hospital on Friday.  They are doing a bunch of tests. Hoping all come back negative. But he might need surgery on his heart, I don't know all the details. He Karen M. Jun 2, 2015 7:55 PM
THE CREDIT CARD FOUL-UP W MEETUP HAS BEEN CORRECTED - After my old card expired, I forgot to tell  Meetup my new credit card number...I simply had to re-establish proper payment with the new card. Everything is back to normal. Sorry. Jay Jay W. May 26, 2015 10:55 PM
Mike McDonough's Father, Paul, has passed. - This week, Mike McDonough posted on FB his father's obituary, His dad, Paul, passed earlier in the week, but Mike had asked me to keep it quiet, so out of respect I did until today. If you wish to send condolences, the message with the link to th Jay W. May 8, 2015 3:20 PM
Re: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] [address removed] - It is Ruth,..ANNUAL DUES. ----- Jay W. Apr 29, 2015 2:25 PM
Removal - Hi There: Marilyn G. Apr 29, 2015 10:32 AM
Re: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] [address removed] - Jay, I was kinda hoping more people would respond to Jon's (yes, I knew it's a different Jon) rant and that he would realized his error and then reach out to you with an apology.  Of course you would have had to not reply as qu Richard F. Apr 29, 2015 9:44 AM
Re: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] [address removed] - I think the $15. Is for the year. That's about what most groups charge. Sent from my iPad On Apr 28, 2015, at 9:47 PM, J RUTH Apr 29, 2015 8:32 AM
Re: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] [address removed] - Rich: Jonathan has been permanently banned from t Jay W. Apr 29, 2015 12:50 AM
Re: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] [address removed] - Jonathan. The rant you just went off on WAS UNCALLED FOR...AND TOTALLY ILLOGICAL...WHO ON EARTH EVER TOLD YOU I WAS CHARGING, OR EVER EXPECTED Jay W. Apr 29, 2015 12:47 AM
Re: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] [address removed] - Wow you are so WRONG!!  It's $15 for the YEAR!!!  I don't remember the text of Jay's email but you can be sure, guaranteed in fact, it's a yearly fee. On Tue, Apr Richard F. Apr 28, 2015 11:20 PM
[address removed] - Hi. Saw the e-mail. While I don't know Mike that well, I'm sorry about his Dad. Now for you Jay. I don't know where you got the rig Jonathan E. Apr 28, 2015 7:46 PM
Re: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] PRAYERS PLEASE....MIKE McDONOUGH'S "DAD" - Diane G. Apr 28, 2015 11:39 AM
PRAYERS PLEASE....MIKE McDONOUGH'S "DAD" - Mike just posted this to Facebook: "Looks like we're losing my Dad. I am driving to Mass tomorrow."   Prayers, please. Jay. Jay W. Apr 28, 2015 1:20 AM
PRAYERS PLEASE....MIKE McDONOUGH'S "DAD" - Mike just posted this to Facebook: "Looks like we're losing my Dad. I am driving to Mass tomorrow."   Prayers, please. Jay. Jay W. Apr 28, 2015 1:19 AM
Re: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] RE: DUES - I'm on board! No problem. Sent from my iPad On Apr 23, 2015, at 6:34 AM, Jay Weisburd < inf Lynne P. Apr 23, 2015 2:44 AM
RE: DUES - Dear Friends I have never in the 3 years I have run the group wanted to charge dues. But, recently I received a letter from Meetup.com's main office informing me my financial obligations will be increased. Understand, as a member, Jay W. Apr 23, 2015 1:34 AM
YOU CAN NOW RSVP FOR ALL 2015 MEETUPS - EFFECTIVE TODAY - 3/13/15- YOU CAN RSVP FOR ALL FUTURE MEETUPS. Jay W. Mar 13, 2015 1:24 PM
SOMEONE IS MISSING A WOODEN "R" TILE - IF YOU HAD A SET AND SAT IN A BOOTH IN THE  MIDDLE OF OURSECTION, CHECK THAT YOU HAVE 6 R'S. IF YOU ONLY HAVE 5, RICH FRIEDMAN HAS YOUR MISSING TILE. Jay W. Feb 28, 2015 2:37 AM
Re: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] Now accepting contributions for SCRABBLERS & WORD-BIRDS Social Group for Word Game Players - You're welcome! Sent from my iPhone On Feb 23, 2015, at 11:55 AM, Richard Friedman < Lynne P. Feb 23, 2015 7:03 PM
Re: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] Now accepting contributions for SCRABBLERS & WORD-BIRDS Social Group for Word Game Players - yeah, I know....but I love scra Lisa Feb 23, 2015 6:13 PM
Re: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] Now accepting contributions for SCRABBLERS & WORD-BIRDS Social Group for Word Game Players - That's very far away. 30 miles??  We're local people. On Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 12:10 PM, Lisa < info@meetu Richard F. Feb 23, 2015 5:24 PM
Re: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] Now accepting contributions for SCRABBLERS & WORD-BIRDS Social Group for Word Game Players - Anyone coming from White Plains area.. or anywhere in Westchester? Thanks!!! Lisa Lisa Feb 23, 2015 12:10 PM
Re: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] Now accepting contributions for SCRABBLERS & WORD-BIRDS Social Group for Word Game Players - Friday at Denny's on Old Country Rd. Westbury, north side next to Holiday Inn. Park & enter in rear. Players arrive anytime from 7 onward.  Eat & play Scrabble, etc. until trivia starts by 9 hopefully a little earlier. Richard F. Feb 23, 2015 11:55 AM
Re: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] Now accepting contributions for SCRABBLERS & WORD-BIRDS Social Group for Word Game Players - Where and what time is trivia night...I missed seeing it...thanks! Lisa Lisa Feb 23, 2015 10:35 AM
Re: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] Now accepting contributions for SCRABBLERS & WORD-BIRDS Social Group for Word Game Players - Regarding Jay's last comment on this Friday's trivia, Feb 27th.  At long last I will be presenting my collection of trivial information that will cause you to think, recall, laugh, wonder in amazement, panic is uncertainty, and enj Richard F. Feb 22, 2015 9:43 PM
Re: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] Now accepting contributions for SCRABBLERS & WORD-BIRDS Social Group for Word Game Players - Here's a thought to be shared.  Another group I'm a member of charges $10 a year for the basic costs you mention; not to include new materials & party costs.  I don't think the regulars, or semi-regulars should balk at som Richard F. Feb 22, 2015 9:26 PM
Now accepting contributions for SCRABBLERS & WORD-BIRDS Social Group for Word Game Players - Hi WORD-BIRDS, As most of you know, a lot goes into making a Meetup great, and some of that greatness requires cash. There's a new feature on Meetup that makes it easy for everyone in our group to chip in and help cover our costs. Starting toda Jay W. Feb 15, 2015 2:33 AM
Re: [SCRABBLERS-WORD-BIRDS] SO MANY REASONS TO GIVE THANKS! - Nicely done, Jay!  See you soon. Rich On Sun, Nov 23, 2014 at 7:01 PM, Jay Weisburd < [address removed] Richard F. Nov 26, 2014 12:10 PM
SO MANY REASONS TO GIVE THANKS! - Dear Friends: Just 3 years ago, thanks to the support of my cousin, Karen, who has been successfully running her MeetUp Cookies N More group for a long while, I started this little group of ours. It has truly been a blessing for me, as I hope it h Jay W. Nov 23, 2014 7:00 PM
REMEMBER TRIVIA IS 2ND FRIDAY---NO 4TH FRIDAY THIS MONTH. - Due to Turkey Day, we're holding the TRIVIA NIGHT the 2nd WEEK THIS MONTH...And in DECEMBER, as well...PLEASE MAKE NOTE. I think this week went great...Many like the format and almost all liked getting started as early as we did, after 1 gam Jay W. Oct 26, 2014 4:43 PM
IN NOVEMBER, DECEMBER Due to Holidays, TEAM TRIVIA WILL BE 2ND FRIDAY, NO MEET UP ON 4TH FRIDAYS. - Because of Thanksgiving in November and Christmas in December, we will only have ONE GAMES NIGHT EACH MONTH. TEAM TRIVIA will be held THE SECOND WEEKS OF EACH OF THESE TWO MONTHS , Anyone wishing to just play SCRABBLE, as usu Jay W. Sep 13, 2014 4:20 AM
WE RESCHEDULED THE BBQ - Due to rain forecast, Karen reset the BBQ for Sunday, Sept 7th. Details are available at our site. Please RSVP if you are coming. Jay W. Sep 5, 2014 7:35 PM
one of our regular members (Mike Mcdonough) has lost his grandmother - we recently learned that Mike Mcdonough ( a regular of the group) has lost the grandmother with whom he has been living in recent years.   The Wake will be held tomorrow ( May[masked]) 2-5 & 7-9 At Charles O'shea Fu Karen M. May 26, 2014 2:17 PM
IF YOU PLAY SCRABBLE OR WORDS WITH FRIENDS ONLINE: - Many of our members cannot make a Friday night event. If you wish to play any of our members online, just RSVP on the Scrabble Online Event and give us your Screen name. We have 2 people --Maryannc75 and DistinctiveSoul (Tina) who would love Jay W. May 19, 2014 11:08 PM

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