Does W10 have forced updates? 

Good Morning, ,
Today is Monday, July 27

There were quite a few comments about unsalted butter being 
healthier, because it is marked that it lasts only a
month, versus salted butter marked to last four months.
That is mostly just for getting a few gullible people
to throw out perfectly good butter and buy fresh butter.

If butter is kept in an airtight butter container in the 
fridge, it won't go bad. Salted butter uses the salt as an 
additional preservative. 

Just keep it in an airtight butter container in the fridge 
and don't worry about it. You will use it up long before it 
goes bad. 

It will go bad only if you keep it uncovered on the counter
or table. 

Have FUN!

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______________________________________________________ Today's Bonehead Award goes to a NJ man, who snuck into home of former girlfriend, hid under bed for 5 days. Details at Boneheads Today in 1955 The Allied occupation of Austria ended. I remember that! Rationing ended and I got my first Hot Dog. More of what happened on this day in history at History ______________________________________________________ A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds. --- Sir Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626) We don't want to go back to tomorrow, we want to go forward. --- Dan Quayle ______________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ A man entered a stationery store and asked the clerk for a "birthday/anniversary card." The clerk replied, "We have birthday cards and we have anniversary cards. Why not take one of each?" The man said, "You don't understand. I need a card that covers both events. You see, we're celebrating the fifteenth anniversary of my wife's twenty-ninth birthday." ______________________________________________________ After listening to an impromptu campaign speech, the minister said, "Before I vote for you for sheriff, I would like to know if you partake of intoxicating beverages?" The candidate for sheriff said, "Before I answer, tell me if this is an inquiry or an invitation." ______________________________________________________ Getty Images is hassling me, demanding an outrageous amount of money for having used a picture, that had been posted to a public domain site over four years ago, without any indication, that some day somebody will demand payment, AFTER it has been used. They demand more than I make off the Humor Letter in 3 years. I simply don't have that kind of money. If the Humor Letter suddenly stops, I'll be in jail. So no more pictures except for those taken by my dad or me, or taken and submitted by you. Instead, here is a random picture at Imgur. Random Picture at Imgur Random pictures are of course not carefully selected by me and could be awful, but theoretically should be family safe. Hopefully none of those have been uploaded for entrapment purposes. ______________________________________________________ A Mormon acquaintance once pushed Mark Twain into an argument on the issue of polygamy. After long and tedious expositions justifying the practice, the Mormon demanded that Twain cite any passage of scripture expressly forbidding polygamy. "Nothing easier," Twain said. "No man can serve two masters." ______________________________________________________
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An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Jason Hubbard 23, SPOTSWOOD, N.J.
NJ man snuck into home of former girlfriend, hid under bed for 5 days Police in New Jersey announced details late Tuesday of a bizarre break-in. Authorities say the suspect, Jason Hubbard, broke into the Adamcewicz home on Ellenel Boulevard in Spotswood and camped out under the bed in a spare room for as many as five days. Just before 7 p.m. on May 10, police responded to a 911 for a report of an intruder in the house. Upon arrival, officers came in contact with Hubbard in the home. Police subsequently placed him under arrest for criminal trespass. "He was hiding upstairs underneath the bed, in my daughter's bedroom," Margaret Adamcewicz said. "He used to date my daughter five years ago...It didn't end well...He didn't say why he came back. He just picked our house to hide out in. He didn't have a home to live in." The daughter had in the meantime moved away, but apparently he remembered how to sneak into the daughter's bedroom. Further investigation revealed that Hubbard entered the home through an open door when one resident was taking out the garbage. After entering the house, he proceeded into the spare bedroom, where he stayed under the bed for days. He also began charging his four cell phones utilizing an electric outlet under the bed. "I haven't heard from him in five years," Margaret said. "I wasn't scared, I was just angry." Hubbard remained living under the bed in the spare bedroom until her husband heard a noise in the bedroom. When he looked under the bed, he found Hubbard and immediately called police. The couple's 28-year-old son corralled Hubbard until officers arrived. "I don't think he was eating," Margaret said. "I think he just had water under the bed." Asked what her message would be to Hubbard, she said, "To stay away from this house and never come back." At the conclusion of the investigation, Hubbard was also charged with burglary and theft of services (electric current). He was transported to Spotswood Police Headquarters, where he was processed. He was then transported to Middlesex County Adult Corrections Center in lieu of $50,000.00 bail.
______________________________________________________ Tech Support Pits From: Cory Re: Forced updates in W10 Dear Webby, Is it true that Windows 10, due in two days for those who accidentally clicked that uninvited W10 button, will have forced updates of W10 and main apps? That sounds rather scary to me! Cory Dear Cory Yes, that is indeed the plan Microsoft has. If they discover a major OOOPS, and they are bound to with a new operating system, they will push out a fix immediately, whether you like it or not, and in Microsoft style, whether the fix works or not. Unless you are a 14 year old dweeb with half a dozen pens in your pocket protector, and have to brag about having the newest OS in your daddy's old machine, there is really no need to jump to W10 at this time. The included Edge browser is apparently better than IE, but not nearly as good as Chrome or FireFox. Almost all the other "cool" items to impress teens and brag about in highschool are already available as extensions and add-ons for W7 and W8.1, IF you actually need them. Which is very doubtful. There has not been much demand for them. Windows Media Center will be gone. Dead. Just a fond memory. Donít upgrade to Windows 10 if you rely on and use Windows Media Center on a daily basis! There will be third party apps to take it's place probably within a few months, but initially they might be a bit buggy, especially trying to cope with frantic bug fixes of W10. The same goes for all other third party apps, that you use. Some of them might work OK with W10 initially, but die after one of the forced W10 updates. Some developers will simply give up and wait until W10.1 or until W10.? is stable enough, so that there won't be any more drastic changes. You might remember the W8 chaos, and the quick change to W8.1, and the overtime effort to bring out W10 as fast as possible, so that you might hopefully forget W8. W10 COULD be a great operating system, or it could continue the Microsoft tradition. We will know by the time a new president is elected in the US. Unless you absolutely need to jump to W10, don't rush. The free "update" is good for a year anyway, and if you buy a new computer from China, W10 will be already pre-installed. That is another reason for the forced updates. DELL and other sellers of Chinese computers have cloned the hard drives of many tens of thousands of machines with W10, as it was a few months ago. By now Microsoft may have found some really bad bugs, that need to be fixed immediately. For a year or so you will have to expect forced updates. Developers of third party apps are really worried about those forced updates, since they won't get any advance notice about involved changes. Personally, I am not going to rush into W10 and won't even consider it until year's end. Have Fun! DearWebby _____________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________ The owner of a manufacturing facility was complaining in a staff meeting one day, that he wasn't getting any respect. Next morning morning, he came in with a small sign that read, "I am the Boss!" and attached it to his office door. Later that day, when he returned from lunch, he found that someone had taped a note to the sign that read, "Your wife called. She wants her sign back!" ______________________________________________________ A group of young children were siting in a circle with their teacher. She was going around in turn asking them all questions. "Davy, what noise does a cow make?" "It goes moo." "Alice, what noise does a cat make?" "It goes meow." "Jamie, what sound does a lamb make?" "It goes baaa." "Jennifer, what sound does a mouse make?" "Errr.., it goes.. click!" ______________________________________________________ If you can help with the cost of the Humor Letter, please donate what you can! ______________________________________________________ Daily tip from Healthy Microwave Popcorn I'd been thinking about buying a popcorn machine for the longest time after I found out just how surprising unhealthy microwaveable popcorn was. It is full of chemicals and preservatives! I had no clue. All you need for some perfect fresh popcorn is some popcorn kernels, a microwaveable bowl, a microwaveable plate that fits on top of it, and, if you so desire, a pat of butter (I prefer coconut oil). Pour your kernels into your bowl. Here, I did about 1/3 of a cup. Place your plate on top. Put a pat of butter on the plate. Microwave for about 2 1/2 minutes. You'll notice you have a bowl of popcorn and a plate with melted butter. Using oven mitts, take out the bowl and plate, tip the melted butter on to the popcorn (salt if you want), and enjoy! You will probably have some unpopped kernels. Save them for the next round! By attosa [109] ______________________________________________________
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A husband and wife team perform a funny vaudeville-style act. I thought they were hilarious!

Today in 
1214 At the Battle of Bouvines in France, Philip Augustus 
 of France defeated John of England. 
1245 Frederick II was deposed by a council at Lyons after 
 they found him guilty of sacrilege. 
1663 The British Parliament passed a second Navigation Act, 
 which required all goods bound for the colonies be sent in 
 British ships from British ports. 
1689 Government forces defeated the Scottish Jacobites at the 
 Battle of Killiecrankie. 
1777 The marquis of Lafayette arrived in New England to help 
 the rebellious American colonists fight the British. 
1866 Cyrus Field successfully completed the Atlantic Cable. 
 It was an underwater telegraph from North America to Europe. 
1909 Orville Wright set a record for the longest airplane flight. 
 He was testing the first Army airplane and kept it in the air 
 for 1 hour 12 minutes and 40 seconds. 
1914 British troops invaded the streets of Dublin, Ireland, and 
 began to disarm Irish rebels. 
1918 The Socony 200 was launched. It was the first concrete barge 
 and was used to carry oil. 
1921 Canadian biochemist Frederick Banting and associates 
 announced the discovery of the hormone insulin. 
1940 Bugs Bunny made his official debut in the Warner Bros. 
 animated cartoon "A Wild Hare." 
1944 U.S. troops completed the liberation of Guam. 
1953 The armistice agreement that ended the Korean War was 
 signed at Panmunjon, Korea. 
1955 The Allied occupation of Austria ended.
 I remember that! Rationing ended and I got my first Hot Dog.
1964 U.S. President Lyndon Johnson sent an additional 5,000 
 advisers to South Vietnam. 
1965 In the U.S., the Federal Cigarette Labeling and 
 Advertising Act was signed into law. The law required health 
 warnings on all cigarette packages. 
1967 U.S. President Johnson appointed the Kerner Commission 
 to assess the causes of the violence in the wake of urban rioting. 
1974 The U.S. Congress asked for impeachment procedures against 
 President Richard Nixon. 
1980 The deposed shah of Iran, Muhammad Riza Pahlavi, died in a 
 hospital near Cairo, Egypt. 
1993 IBM's new chairman, Louis V. Gerstner, Jr., announced an 
 $8.9 billion plan to cut the company's costs. 
1999 The U.S. space shuttle Discovery completed a five-day mission 
commanded by Air Force Col. Eileen Collins. It was the first 
 shuttle mission to be commanded by a woman. 
2003 It was reported by the BBC (British Broadcasting Corp.) that 
 there was no monster in Loch Ness. The investigation used 600 
 separate sonar beams and satellite navigation technology to trawl 
 the loch. Reports of sightings of the "Loch Ness Monster" began 
 in the 6th century. 
2006 Intel Corp introduced its Core 2 Duo microprocessors.
2015  smiled.

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