Is Windows Update really reporting to Microsoft? 

Good Morning,  !

Today is Sunday, January 20

Thank you, Nancy!

Some interesting numbers from the end of 2012:
2.4 Billion – Internet users worldwide.
1.1 Billion – Internet users in Asia.
519 million – Internet users in Europe.
274 million – Internet users in North America.
255 million – Internet users in Latin America/Caribbean.
167 million – Internet users in Africa.
90 million – Internet users in the Middle East.
24.3 million – Internet users in Oceania/Australia.

565 million – Internet users in China, 
   more than any other country in the world.
42.1% – Internet penetration in China.

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A guy is bragging to a friend about his new hearing aid. "Yeah, it's a beaut," he says. "Top of the line. Deluxe model. Cost me $4,000 bucks." "What kind is it?" his friend asks politely. "Twelve-thirty."
On the way back to New York as I was sitting in the Phoenix airport, they announced that the flight to Vegas was full. The airline was looking for volunteers to give up their seats. In exchange, they'd give you a $100 voucher for your next flight and a first class seat in the plane leaving an hour later. About eight people ran up to the counter to take advantage of the offer. About 15 seconds later all eight of those people sat down grumpily as the lady behind the ticket counter said, "If there is anyone else OTHER than the flight crew who'd like to volunteer, please step forward."
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An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD to James Flenniken, 48, Manatee, Floriduh Jailed After Stealing Steak And Wine Dinner From Walmart, Said He Wanted To Impress His Date Reported by The Weekly Vice James Flenniken, a 48-year-old Manatee man was jailed Monday after he allegedly stole beer, wine, and steaks from a local Walmart because he wanted to impress his date. According to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office, Flenniken reportedly went into Walmart around 5:00 p.m. and stole the booze and steaks, worth a total of $79.30. A loss prevention officer who saw Flenniken steal the items stopped him at the door and called authorities. Without even being questioned, Flenniken allegedly told deputies that he had taken the items to impress a lady-friend that he was set to have a date with that night. Flenniken was booked into the Manatee County Jail and charged with petit theft-shoplifting. He is currently being held without bond. Tech Support Pits From: Vicky Re: Windows update reporting to Microsoft Dear Webby Is Windows really reporting all my sinse to Microsoft, like you had written yesterday? Vicky Dear Vicky Nah, not ALL your sins, that would take too long. Probably just the juicier ones. Do you remember clicking that AGREE button, without reading 27 pages of small print? There you agreed, that they can upload reports of your sins, in order to make the next version of Windows better. Considering the lack of speed of Windows 7, somebody must have paused a lot for some really dedicated sinning. Was that you? Have FUN! DearWebby
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Daily tip from Retrieve Long Hair in a Plugged Shower Drain If drain cleaners are not working in a shower or bathtub drain, the problem might be higher up. The shower drain in my long-haired teenage daughter's bathroom was plugged so badly she ended up standing in water up to her ankles when she took a shower. I tried all kinds of drain cleaners, to no avail. Then one day, I took the grate off the top of the drain so that I could look down with a flashlight and possibly see something. What a surprise: I could only see a couple of inches down! The crossbars in the pipe, like a plus sign about two inches down, were completely covered with hair! I used needle-nose pliers to pull out a wad of long hairs as thick as my thumb, that was draped over the crossbars, hanging down like a fringe, almost completely blocking the pipe where drain cleaners had no effect. By Mary from Hummeltwown, PA Check out ThriftyFun's Blog at
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>From Val Co-workers sympathized as my mother complained that her back was really sore from moving furniture. "Why don't you wait till your husband gets home?" someone asked. "I could," my mother told the group," but the couch is a lot easier to move if he's not on it."
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» The Diamonds, with a trip down memory lane

Today, Jan 20, in 
0820 Book of mother, published
1503 Casa Contratacion (Board of Trade) found (Spain) 
   to deal with American affairs
1785 Samuel Ellis advertises to sell Oyster Island 
  (Ellis Island), no takers
1800 Napoleon I's sister Carolina marries 
   King Joachim Murat of Naples
1841 China cedes Hong Kong to the British
1850 Investigator, 1st ship to effect northwest passage, leaves England
1887 US Senate approves the naval base lease of Pearl Harbor
1921 Turkey declared in remnants of the Ottoman Empire
1921 British submarine K5 leaves with man & mouse
1925 USSR & Japan sign treaty of Peking, Seychelles back to USSR
1929 1st feature talking motion picture taken outdoors, "In Old Arizona"
1930 1st radio broadcast of "Lone Ranger" (WXYZ-Detroit)
1936 Edward VIII succeeds British king George V
1939 Hitler proclaims to German parliament to exterminate 
   all European Jews
1944 RAF drops 2300 tons of bombs on Berlin
1949 J Edgar Hoover gives Shirley Temple a tear gas fountain pen
1952 British army occupies Ismailiya, Suez Canal Zone
1980 President Jimmy Carter announces US boycott of Olympics in Moscow
1981 52 Americans held hostage in Iran for 444 days freed
1986 Chunnel announced (railroad tunnel under English Channel)
1991 US Patriot missiles begins shooting down Iraqi missiles
1997 Comet Hale-Bopp crosses Mars' orbit
1998 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inducts Mama & Papas, Eagles
2013  smiled

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