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Help Name The Newest McCarty Baby
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Submitted Names...

Steve & Kristen McCarty are expecting their second daughter in February. Our task is to suggest a name for the newborn. The happy couple, along with daughter Megan Kelly will choose the name from those nominated.

Baby First & Middle Name:
Submitted By:

Caroline Noel
Cara Noel
Ciara Noel
Claire Noel
Genevive Noel
Larriana Wendt
Madaline Noel
Ruby Tuesday
Molly Jean
Jenna Kiara
Desta Marie
Napoleon Dynamite
Abigail Christina
Mary Jane
Andre 3000
Kelly Roberta
Andra Leigh
Alicia Ann
Bridget Mary
Destiny Danielle
Elizabeth Jean
Faith Hope
"Blanket"
Kendall Olivia
Bethany Grace
Charlie Madaline
Emily Grace
Bradette Savage
Meredith Shannon
Rhiannon Gail

New Years Resolutions

Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot?

It's that time of the year again, to send all those old habits packing, and to ring in new ones. Here at the Metro, we'd like to know what your New Years' resolutions are...

Your Name:
Resolutions:    

Submitted Resolutions...

Kristen McCarty: To give birth and survive it.
Larry Wendt: No pessimism or cynicism.
Kelly McCarty: To be more patient, or to be a patient more (I haven't decided yet)
Brad McCarty: To watch as much TV as possible.
Austin McCarty: Not to start smoking.
Mike McCarty: 1. Go to my Fortress of Solitude and get in shape. "Rocky" soundtrack and Gilad tapes will be helpful. 2. Learn to play the banjo, especially "Foggy Mountain Breakdown" or anything else from "Deliverance."  3. World peace and health for all. 4. Draw the rest of Popeye's body, not just the head. 5. And last but not least, set a limit when lost: Ask directions after two hours.
Margaret McCarty: To be a better person.
Jerry McCarty: To spend more time with my family.
Bev VanWallegm: Try harder to help Margaret control her scrap booking addiction.


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Quick Puzzles

Quick puzzles to sharpen your noggin

.....How quickly can you find out what is unusual about this paragraph? It looks so ordinary that you would think that nothing is wrong with it at all-- and, in fact, nothing is. But it is a bit odd. Why? If you study it and think about it, you may find out. Click To Find Out!I am big on Saturday and Sunday, small on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, and I am totally non-existent on Monday and Friday,
What am I?
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This Month's Trivia ContestLast Month's Results
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January Question...

What current or former NFL head football coach, prior to becoming coach, had the most years under their belt as an NFL player?

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December Results...

The 2 ladies that has graced the cover of Time Magazine the most has been Princess Diana and what other woman?

Jerry McCarty was to only one who correctly answered. The most common wrong answers received were Madonna, Jackie O, and Hillary Clinton.

The correct answer of course is.. The Virgin Mary


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This Month's Caption ContestLast Month's Results
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Submit A Caption For This Picture...

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E-Mail Our Metro Students

Going away to college can be difficult. The first time away from home, family, and friends. We are going to list some of our students who are away at college. If you have time, please send an e-mail to support our students.

StudentSchoolE-Mail Address
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Brad McCartyCentral Michiganmccar1bj@cmich.edu
Amanda McCartyMiddle Tenn StatePanda12638@aol.com
Sara McCartyMiddle Tenn Stateplzwriteme@aol.com
Jill McCartyMichiganmccartyj@umich.edu
December Results

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Winner
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Everyone sing, "Chestnuts roasting on an live wire..."
-Speed
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Runners Up
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She's the one who caught the tiger by the toe!
Throttle stuck again!
Bob was going to put up Christmas decorations when he found a Discover card in his gutter. Find out what Discover Card can do for you!

Doctor Doctor!

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Doctor, Doctor I feel like a pair of curtains
Pull yourself together man!
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Doctor, Doctor, everyone keeps ignoring me. 
Next please!
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Doctor, Doctor My little boy has just swallowed a roll of film!
Hmmmm.Let's hope nothing develops.
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Doctor, Doctor my son has swallowed my pen, what should I do?
Use a pencil 'till I get there

Metro Sound Off

I downloaded "Our Car" and it sounded strangely familiar to another Cockroach hit "Bar Car". Is there any similarities? 
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Plag R. Ism
ED NOTE: I can't hear any similarities at all. I do think the songs "Styrofoam" and "I'm Diggin' Holes" are eerily the same. I smell a lawsuit.

Dear Editor: I'm sorry that you had to go to the emergency room, but I'm sure eating 80 of those .10 cent hot wings doesn't have anything to do with it.
-Lar
ED NOTE: Good thing I held back... huh?

This website rocks...love it! Oh yeah and Jerry's World is hilarious! 
-Chris
ED NOTE: Thanks Chris

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On your Christmas Movie page in December, someone stated that the singer in the Grinch Who Stole Christmas was Tony the Tiger. I don't believe it. The next thing you'll tell me is that Hermey the Elf was the voice of Captain America, Spiderman, and the Hulk. Fiddle Foey!!
-Christmas Toon Watcher
ED NOTE: I'm not sure of the names you mentioned, but a little known fact is that Barney Rubble accompanied Tony the Tiger in the Grinch on a Stoneway piano. The Tony was quoted as saying, "Not only can he put Elton John to shame on the keyboards, but that Barney Rubble is one hell of an actor
too."

I want to read more about the entire "alleged" scandal involving David Seville and Brad Savage!
-Raiff
ED NOTE: In his memoirs "All Funked Up", Brad admits that it was jealousy over the fact that Seville's 3 singers had better voices than any of Brad's Cockroaches, combined with the fact that Simon on the bass guitar was, and still is, the best in the business.

How come I wasn't in the name draw? I buy good gifts. Plus all I ever ask for is socks. That way I'm never disappointed.
-Reuben Mathers
ED NOTE: Even if there are holes in them socks (I like to use items then re-gift)

Has any genealogy been associated with McCartyMetro or is this site a "generic" McCarty group?? (not to demean you'all as generic). I've traced my forebears to the Wisconsin area after originating in New York and Connecticut..nevertheless, I still love your web site.
-Dale McLellan, Las Vegas
ED NOTE: Don't bet on it!

Why does Jocko always have to work blue? I'm afraid Peanut is going to go postal on dumb cartoon character!
-Lake Speed
ED NOTE: I don't think Jocko works blue. If anything, it's Peanut that should get the PG13 rating. However, if you are convinced Jocko is the troublemaker, why not SPANK THE MONKEY right now!

Kelly... Thanks again for letting me steal a few ideas from your site. My site is up and running and we'll see what the families think over the holidays. I kind of rushed it I was trying to have it done before Christmas. Next month will be a little better I hope. Anyway, I hope you and your family have a great Christmas and New Year. Oh yea, here is my family site, for better or worse www.pigletnews.com. P.S. my kids want to know if I can use your pig riding the bicycle gif?
-John Nugent
ED NOTE: John... The site looks great. You can take the pig, as long as you don't bring him back.


McCarty Metro Chat Room

The McCarty Metro Chat Room is open 24/7.

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Cockroach Music Downloads

For the third consecutive month, the McCarty Metro continues to be your exclusive Cockroach download center. The first song was written by McCarty, Balch & McCarty and recorded in 1982. It was the "B Side" of their second record featuring Eric Swan on vocals and is called "Bad Reputation". The second song was written by McCarty, Balch & McCarty in 2000 and features Bob Dantzer on vocals and is called "I Just Want To Dance With You".


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This is one of the strangest things I have ever encountered. Left brain, right brain. While sitting at your desk, lift your right foot off the floor and make clockwise circles. Now, while doing this, draw the number "6" in the air with your right hand. Your foot will change direction and there's nothing you can do about it.

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December Staff

Editor:Thank You To All Of Our Contributors:.
Kelly McCartyJerry Klotz
Jerry McCarty
Kelly McCarty
Larry McCarty
Mike McCarty
Steve McCarty
Millard Pickney
Denise Sidor
Chrissy Spafford
Mike Wiacek

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Joke Of The Month

A tour bus takes off with a full load of seniors, when a little old lady taps the bus driver on the shoulder. She offers him a Handful of almonds, which he gratefully munches up.
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After about 15 minutes, she taps him on the shoulder again and hands him another handful of almonds. She repeats this gesture many times. He asks her why they don't eat the almonds themselves, whereupon she replies that it's not possible because of their false teeth. We're not able to chew them.
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"If you can't chew them, why do you buy them then?" he asks puzzled, 
whereupon the old lady answers: "We just love the chocolate around them! 


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