How to stop programs instantly 





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Today's International Bonehead Award goes to a New York bank robber on the lam 4 years caught at frisbee event in Oregon. Details at Boneheads Today, in 1989 Two men went over the 176-foot-high Niagara Falls in a barrel. Jeffrey Petkovich and Peter Debernardi were the first men to ever survive the Horshoe Falls.
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There art two cardinal sins from which all others spring: Impatience and Laziness. --- Franz Kafka (1883 - 1924)
A dad picks his boy up at school to take him to a dental appointment. "Well, son," the father asks, "what happened at school today?" "Dad, I got a part in the school play. I play a man who's been married for 20 years." "That's great, son," the proud father says. "Keep up the good work and before you know it, they'll be giving you a speaking part."
A large company, feeling it was time for a shakeup, hired a new CEO. The new boss was determined to rid the company of All slackers. On a tour of the facilities, the CEO noticed a Guy leaning on the frame of the loading dock door and smoking a cigareette. The room was full of workers and he wanted to let them know that he meant Business. He walked up to the guy leaning against the wall and Asked, "How much money do you make a week?" A little surprised, the young man looked at him and Replied, "I make $400 a week. Why?" The CEO then handed the guy $1,600 in cash and Screamed, "Here's four weeks' pay, now GET OUT and Don't come back." Feeling pretty good about himself, the CEO looked around the room and asked, "Does anyone want to tell me what that goof-ball did here?" From across the room came a voice, "Pizza delivery Guy from Domino's waiting for George to get a tip for him."
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An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD goes to Jahson Marryshow, 32, New York bank robber on the lam for 4 years arrested at Oregon Frisbee tournament An Ultimate Frisbee game was no ordinary day in the park as an alleged bank robber on the run was apprehended by authorities, Police in Eugene, Ore., reported they arrested Jahson Marryshow, who was wanted out of Ulster County, N.Y., for a 2010 robbery of a Bank of America. Authorities said he used a gun in the robbery, and also stole a car and burned a barn in his escape. He had been able to avoid detection until police received a tip late last week he had traveled across the country and was now residing in Oregon. Marryshow was in Eugene for at least a year using his real name, working as a landscaper. Officers from multiple departments began searching for the 32-year-old and located him at a park where he was competing in an Ultimate Frisbee tournament, police said. He was arrested without incident and is currently being held at Lane County Jail, police said. The Ulster County Sheriff's Office reported the suspect was the most wanted person on its 10 Most Wanted List. The former Woodstock, N.Y., resident will be extradited back to the Ulster County to face the bank-robbing charges he was indicted for. Tech Support Pits From: Renata Re: Stop program instantly Dear Webby I need a way to stop a program like FireFox or Internet Exploder instantly when I somehow get into dangerous territory, or when it bungs up and I can't stop it normally or with Taskman. I'm sure you got some trick up your sleeve for doing that. Thanks Renata Dear Renata There IS a trick, but you have to use good old-fashioned DOS for it. Use a plain text editor like NoteMaid, NoteTab, WordPad, etc., and write a little text file with just taskkill /f /t /IM iexplore.exe and another one with taskkill /f /t /IM firefox.exe Save them with names like kill-IE.bat and kill-FF.bat If you use Notepad, make sure it does not backstab you by adding .txt after the .bat extension! After you have saved them to an easy to find place like c:\ find them with the file explorer. Right-click them and make a shortcut. Drag the shortcut into an empty corner on the desktop. Now, whenever you click on one of those shortcuts, the program mentioned in it will be axed instantly. The shortcut just calls the DOS bat, and you see how powerful and fast DOS still is, even on a bogged down W7 machine. You can, of course make bats like that for any other program too. Use the Taskmanager to look for what name it actually has under the hood. Quite frequently that name is different from the public name on the screen. On an XP machine you use tskill instead of taskkill. Have FUN! DearWebby
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Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Measuring Wet and Dry Ingredients Have two different 2 cup sized measuring cups for making recipes. Use one cup exclusively for dry ingredients and one for wet. Always add the thinner or less sticky wet ingredient in the measuring cup first and the thicker or stickier one second. That way the thicker doesnt stick all over the cup, wasting your ingredient and it also comes out for easier clean up! I will often measure both wet ingredients in the same cup at the same time together (that's why the 2 cup size measuring cup) and premix them before adding them into the bowl of dry or other ingredients. These little hints save time and cleaning up after too! By Dee [143] http://www. thriftyfun.com/

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From Rob My girlfriend called me as she was driving to an appointment. She arrived, and I could tell from her voice that she was getting frustrated. Finally she said, "I know I had my cell phone with me. And now I can't find it!" I replied, "Aren't you talking on it!?" There was a solid period of stunned silence as the reality of the situation sank in - followed by, "You are NOT going to tell anybody about this!"
One of my co-workers got a speeding ticket and was attending a defensive-driving course to have points erased from her license. The instructor, a poice officer, emphasized that being on time was crucial and that the classroom doors would be locked when each session began. Just after one class started, someone knocked on the locked door. The officer opened it and asked, "Why are you late?" The student replied, "I didn't realize how much longer it takes to get here within the speed limit."

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Today in 
1825 George Stephenson operated the first American
 locomotive that hauled a passenger train. 
1894 The Aqueduct Race Track opened in New York City, NY. 
1928 The U.S. announced that it would recognize the Nationalist 
 Chinese Government (Not the Communists). 
1938 The League of Nations branded the Japanese as aggressors 
 in China. 
1939 After 19 days of resistance, Warsaw, Poland, surrendered 
 to the Germans after being invaded by the Nazis and the Soviet 
 Union during World War II. 
1940 The Berlin-Rome-Tokyo Axis was set up. The military and 
 economic pact was for 10 years between Germany, Italy and 
 Japan. 
1962 The U.S. sold Hawk anti-aircraft missiles to Israel. 
1968 The U.K.'s entry into the European Common Market was 
 barred by France. 
1982 Italian and French soldiers entered the Sabra and 
 Chatilla refugee camps in Beirut. The move was made by the 
 members of a multinational force due to hundreds of 
 Palestinians being massacred by Christian militiamen. 
1989 Columbia Pictures Entertainment agreed to buyout Sony 
 Corporation for $3.4 billion. 
1989 Two men went over the 176-foot-high Niagara Falls in a 
 barrel. Jeffrey Petkovich and Peter Debernardi were the first 
 men to ever survive the Horshoe Falls. 
1990 The deposed emir of Kuwait addressed the U.N. General 
 Assembly and denounced the "rape, destruction and terror" 
 that Iraq had inflicted upon his country. 
1991 U.S. President George H.W. Bush eliminated all land-based 
 tactical nuclear arms and removed all short-range nuclear arms 
 from ships and submarines around the world. Bush then called 
 on the Soviet Union to do the same. 
2004 North Korean Vice Foreign Minister Choe Su Hon announced 
 that North Korea had turned plutonium from 8,000 spent nuclear 
 fuel rods into nuclear weapons. He also said that the weapons 
 were to serve as a deterrent against increasing U.S. nuclear 
 threats and to prevent nuclear war in northeast Asia. The U.S. 
 State Department noted that the U.S. has repeatedly said that 
 the U.S. has no plans to attack North Korea. 
2014  smiled.


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