On Aug 13, 2:40   
> No it is not the fact that the method call is not within another method
> call that is tripping me up.        >
> Consider the following code:
> ####################################
> module Test
>
> def self.include(base)
> base.extend(ClassMethods)
> end
>
> module ClassMethods
> def call_me
> puts "Class method"
> end
> end
> end
>
> class Tester
> include Test
>  > Tester:Class(NoMethodError)
> end
>
> Tester.new
> ###################################
>
> yields the following results:
> toy.rb:24: undefined local variable or method `call_me' for Tester:Class
> (NameError)
>
> Again I am assuming my 'call_me' is equivalent to my originally
> referenced 'skip_before_filter'.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Cris
>

Then I'm confused as to what you're still confused about? Jesus
already pointed out the typo: you need


def self.included(base)

versus

>  def self.include(base)