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Todays Bonehead Award:
NY Bank Robber Busted in 'Coincidence' after 13 years
Details at Boneheads
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Today, October 1, in 
1800 Spain ceded the territory of Louisiana back to France.
Later the property would be purchased by the U.S. effectively
doubling its size. 
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______________________________________________________ 'Tis an ill wind that blows no minds. --- Malaclypse the Younger Egotism is the anesthetic that dulls the pain of stupidity. --- Frank Leahy ______________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ Heather and Marcy hadn't seen each other in awhile, so they decided to meet for lunch.¬ The talk naturally got around to their respective love lives.¬ Marcy confided that there really wasn't anyone special in her life.¬ Heather, on the other hand, was beaming about the new man she had found.¬ "He's perfect.¬ He's handsome, and last night when we went out to dinner, he said the four little words I've been waiting to hear a man say to me!" "He said 'will you marry me'?" Marcy asked.¬ Heather replied, "No, he said 'I will pay tonight'." ______________________________________________________ 2017 Launch Flash Sale MTP $29.99 ______________________________________________________ You are on the bus when you suddenly realize ... you need to fart. The music is really loud, so you time your farts with the beat. After a couple of songs, you start to feel better as you approach your stop. As you are leaving the bus, people are really staring you down, and that's when you remember: you've been listening to your ipod. ______________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________
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______________________________________________________ Reported by the Bausell Sailor An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Richard Leon, Webster, NY Bank Robber Busted in 'Coincidence' after 13 years An envelope gave the FBI the DNA sample it neededó13 years after the fact A man charged in a fatal bank robbery 13 years ago was captured with the help of a tipster and DNA secretly collected from an envelope when he coincidentally filed a fraud complaint. Authorities say Richard Leon Wilbern was arrested Tuesday when he went to meet with FBI agents in Rochester for what he thought was a meeting about his complaint. Wilbern had been on the FBI's radar since March, when a former co-worker named him as a suspect in the August 2003 robbery of a credit union on the Xerox Corp.'s campus in Webster, NY, where he once worked, the AP reports. A bank customer was fatally shot in the neck and another customer was wounded when a man wearing an FBI jacket opened fire after telling an employee he was there for a security assessment. The robber escaped with more than $10,000. In what the FBI called "an incredible coincidence," investigators were looking into the tip when Wilbern called the FBI to report a suspected real estate scam. When agents met with Wilbern, who had served time for a 1980 bank robbery, they had him sign paperwork and lick an envelope, from which they obtained a DNA sample. They matched that sample to one taken from an umbrella left behind at the bank robbery 13 years earlier. ______________________________________________________ Tech Support Pits From: Harmony RE: More neat commands! Dear Webby, Those commands were a real treat! I love that back-up bat. One click, and it does it. And instead of buying a big, bloated program, all I did was copy a few lines from the Humor Letter, changed the folder names, and saved it. Why pay $49 when a few lines of code will do the ame, and probably faster. I also adopted your "Not THAT key!". What a hoot! Now I need some more ammo. How do I get a complete listing of all files on a drive or chip, including what is in the subdirectories, but sent to a file, since it would be too much to read on the screen. I then want to edit that file, delete the names of all good files and just leave the names of files, that need to be deleted off the drive. Thanks! Harmony Dear Harmony To put all the names of the files on that drive or chip into a text file, use this command: let's assume the name of that drive is H: dir H: /s /b > c:\file-list.txt That includes the full path, for example: H:\pix\Canon\2014\June\Mom-and-dog.jpg That is what you need to delete files with a bat, the full path. for /f %%a in c:\file-list.txt do del %%a That deletes all the files mentioned in c:\file-list.txt, but does not touch any other ones. Have FUN! DearWebby Several women were visiting an elderly friend who was ill. After awhile, they rose to leave and told her; "We will keep you in our prayers." "Just wash the dishes in the kitchen," the ailing woman said, "I can do my own praying."
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Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Using Less Toilet Tissue By ShirleyE [103 Posts, 64 Comments] Here are 2 tricks to encourage other members of your household to use less toilet tissue. People tend to pull less off the roll if you have the paper rolling off from the top. By flattening the roll of paper slightly it will not roll so easily which makes it more difficult to pull off too much.
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A Baptist preacher and his wife decided they needed a dog. Ever mindful of the congregation, they knew the dog must also be Baptist. They visited an expensive kennel and explained their needs to the manager, who assured them he had just the dog for them. The dog was produced and the manager said, "Fetch the Bible." The dog bounded to the bookshelf, scrutinized the books, located the Bible, and brought it to the manager. The manager then said "Find Psalms 23". The dog, showing marvelous dexterity with his paws, leafed thru the Bible, found the correct passage, and pointed to it with his paw. Duly impressed, the couple purchased the dog. That evening a group of parishioners came to visit. The preacher and his wife began to show off the dog, having him locate several Bible verses. The visitors were amazed. Finally, one man asked, "Can he do normal dog tricks too?" "Let's see" said the preacher. Pointing his finger at the dog, he commanded "Heel!" The dog immediately jumped up on a chair, placed one paw on the preacher's forehead and began to howl. The preacher turned to his wife and exclaimed "Good grief, we've bought a Pentecostal dog!"
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____________________________________________________ Dilbert's Words of Wisdom (all of these phrases have existed long before Dilbert collected them) 1.) I can please only one person per day. Today is not your day. Tomorrow isn't looking good either. 2.) I love deadlines. I especially like the whooshing sound they make as they go flying by. 3.) Am I getting smart with you? How would you know? 4.) I'd explain it to you, but your brain would explode. 5.) Someday we'll look back on all this and plow into a parked car. 6.) There are very few personal problems that cannot be solved through a suitable application of high explosives. 7.) Tell me what you need, and I'll tell you how to get along without it. 8.) Accept that some days you're the pigeon, and some days you're the statue. 9.) Needing someone is like needing a parachute. If he isn't there the first time you need him, chances are you won't be needing him again. 10.) I don't have an attitude problem. You have a perception problem. 11.) Last night I lay in bed looking up at the stars in the sky and I thought to myself, "Where the hell is the ceiling?!" 12.) My Reality Check bounced. 13.) On the keyboard of life, always keep one finger on the escape key. 14.) I don't suffer from stress. I'm a carrier. 15.) You're slower than a herd of turtles stampeding through peanut butter. 16.) Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, 'cuz, like to them, you are crunchy and taste good with ketchup. 17.) Everybody is somebody else's weirdo. 18.) Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level then beat you with experience. ____________________________________________________ My wife asked me if a certain dress made her butt look big. I told her Not as much as the dress that she had worn yesterday. And then the fight started. ____________________________________________________
What an artist with fruits and vegetables!
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Today on October 1 in

1569 The Duke of Norfolk was imprisoned by Britain's Queen
Elizabeth for trying to marry Mary the Queen of Scots. 

1800 Spain ceded the territory of Louisiana back to France.
Later the property would be purchased by the U.S. effectively
doubling its size. 

1880 Thomas Edison began the commercial production of
electric lamps at Edison Lamp Works in Menlo Park. 

1885 Special delivery mail service began in the United
States. The first routes were in West Virginia. 

1890 The U.S. Congress passed the McKinley Tariff Act. The
act raised tariffs to a record level. 

1896 Rural Free Delivery was established by the U.S. Post
Office. 

1903 The first modern World Series took place between the
Boston Pilgrims and the Pittsburgh Pirates. 

1908 The Model T automobile was introduced by Henry Ford. The
purchase price of the car was $850. 

1918 Damascus was captured from the Turks during World War I
by a force made up of British and Arab forces. 

1936 General Francisco Franco was proclaimed the head of the
Spanish state. 

1938 German forces enter Czechoslovakia and regained control
of the Sudetenland. The Munich Pact had been signed two days
before. 

1940 The Pennsylvania Turnpike opened as the first toll
superhighway in the United States. 

1943 Naples was captured by the Allied forces during World
War II. 

1946 The International War Crimes Tribunal in Nuremberg
sentenced 12 Nazi officials to death. Seven others were
sentenced to prison terms and 3 were acquitted. 

1949 Mao Tse-tung raised the first flag of the People's
Republic of China when the communist forces had defeated the
Nationalists. The Nationalist forces fled to Taiwan. 

1962 Johnny Carson began hosting the "Tonight" show on NBC-
TV. He stayed with the show for 29 years. Jack Paar was the
previous host. 

1964 The Free Speech Movement was started at the University
of California at Berkeley. 

1968 "Night of the Living Dead" premiered in Pittsburgh, PA. 

1972 The Chinese government approved friendly relations with
the United States. 

1979 The United States handed control of the Canal Zone over
to Panama. 

1982 EPCOT (Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow)
Center opened in Florida. The concept was planned by Walt
Disney. 

1985 The PLO's headquarters in Tunisia was raided by Israeli
jet fighters. 

1988 Mikhail Gorbachev assumed the Soviet presidency. 

1989 The authorized Charles Schulz biography, Good Grief, was
published. 

1989 7,000 East Germans were welcomed into West Germany after
they were allowed to leave by the communist government. 

1990 U.S. President George H.W. Bush addressed the U.N.
General Assembly and once again condemned Iraq's takeover of
Kuwait. 

1990 In Croatia, minority Serbs proclaimed autonomy. 

1991 U.S. President Bush condemned the military coup in Haiti
that removed President Jean-Bertrand Aristide from power.
U.S. economic and military aid was suspended. 

1991 The U.S. trust territory of Palau became independent. 

1992 The Strategic Arm Reduction Treaty was approved by the
U.S. Senate. 

1994 The U.S. and Japan avoided a trade war by reaching a
series of trade agreements. 

1994 The National Hockey League (NHL) team owners began a
lockout of the players that lasted 103 days. 

1995 Sheik Omar Abdel-Rahman and nine other defendants were
convicted in New York of conspiring to attack the U.S.
through bombings, kidnappings and assassinations. 

1996 Lucent Technologies became an independent company. 

1998 The U.S. government posted a $2.2 million reward for the
capture of Augustin Vasquez Mendoza. He is accused of
killing
an undercover U.S. agent during a drug purchase in 1994. 

1999 The 50th anniversary of the founding of the Peoples
Republic of China was celebrated in Beijing. 

2001 San Francisco's Board of Supervisors voted unanimously
to ban Internet filters designed to keep pornography away
from children at city libraries. The board left the decision
up to the Library Commission to decide whether to install
filtering software in children's areas. A federal law in the
U.S. mandated the use of the filters. 

2009 In the United Arab Emirates, the exterior construction
of the Burj Khalifa skyscraper was completed. 

2016  smiled.


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