> 
> Hi Jim,
> 
> can you show us where you try to call those "class level methods" and 
> what the output looks like? I couldn't find it in your code samples.

It's called from within the original class like so:

http://rafb.net/paste/results/FYsiwX66.html

I bet it would work if I changed the syntax of those calls to class 
level, but is there any way to do that without the extra verbosity?  It 
doesn't feel very ruby-esque.

Thanks,

Jim