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Todays Bonehead Award:
Florida man robs salesman he knows at gunpoint, 
sends apology text.
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Today, October 20, in 
1740 Maria Theresa became the ruler of Austria, Hungary and
Bohemia with the death of her father, Holy Roman Emperor
Charles VI. She was as influential on Europe as Queen
Victoria was on England.
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______________________________________________________ Reported by the Bausell Sailor An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Romelson Faustin, 20, Fort Myers, Floriduh Florida man robs salesman he knows at gunpoint, sends apology text. A Florida man was arrested on Wednesday after deputies said he robbed a car salesman at gunpoint and texted him about 45 minutes later with an apology. Romelson Faustin, 20, entered a Fort Myers-area car dealership on Wednesday with another man and held a gun at one of the salesmen, demanding his money, WINK reports. The salesman, Anthony Spinella, said he was familiar with Faustin as he had been making payments toward a car with the dealership since September. Police: Fla. man breaks grandma's hand over video game Spinella told WINK that after being robbed by Faustin, he received a text from the 20-year-old that said “Bro, I was on Mollies, I’m sorry.” “He just said give me the money that’s in your pockets,” Spinella said. “So then he texted me about an hour — 45 minutes later.” Deputies said the man with Faustin got away with $400 in cash and was not in the car when authorities arrested Faustin later on Wednesday. He now faces felony charges of robbery with a firearm and possession of cocaine. ______________________________________________________ Tech Support Pits From: Wilhelm Re: Spam laws Dear Webby, When are those new spam laws going to start working ? Since they became law, the spam in my mail has increased 20% ? I am gong NUTS! Wilhelm Dear Wilhelm You ARE nuts if you believe those laws will help you. They just legalize spam and protect the Senators and other spammers. Just get Mailwasher from the link on the side. Go ahead and get the PRO version. After that, slowly tune it by making filters against stuff that shows up frequently. Then enjoy dumping hundreds of spams every morning. Unread, hidden. You just see in the status line a cheery message like "823 emails hidden from list". Hit PROCESS or F6, and they have all gone to hell, unread. A nice way to start the day! Have FUN! DearWebby A man was sitting at a bar enjoying an after-work cocktail when an exceptionally gorgeous and sexy woman entered. She was so striking that the man could not take his eyes away from her. The woman noticed his overly-attentive stare and walked directly towards him. Before he could offer his apologies for being so rude, the young woman said to him, "I'll do anything, absolutely anything that you want me to do, no matter how kinky, and in a more satisfying way than anybody has ever done it for you before, for $100 on one condition." Flabbergasted, the man asked what the condition was. The young woman replied, "You have to tell me what you want me to do in just three words." The man considered her proposition for a moment, withdrew his wallet from his pocket and slowly counted out five $20 bills, which he pressed into the young woman's hand. He looked into her eyes & slowly, meaningfully said, "Paint... my... house."
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Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Inexpensive Stepping Stones .... By Helmut [9 Posts, 147 Comments] There is a much easier way to do that. Get a bag of ordinary ready-mix concrete and some chicken mesh. Peel the lawn where you want a step, round, heart shaped, like a Sasquatch imprint, whatever, and hammer the dirt below it nice and hard. Pour some ready mix into the hole. Use a planter trowel or mini shovel to mix it with some water, poke the chickenmesh down below the surface, agitate the mess a bit and smooth it. Yes, mix it right in the hole, no need for dirtying a separate mixing container! If you want, you can add marble or brick planter topping, and pat it in. As a kid in the 50's I wrote the date into one with small white pebbles. After an hour use a brush or broom and a bit of water to clean the topping, or to add a bit of texture to the concrete. Shield it from the sun with cardboard or scrap wood for a day or two. That's all there is to it. Have FUN! DearWebby
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This one is from the days when Windows came on a stack of floppies instead of pre-installed at the factory in China. A polite lady called to ask for help with a Windows installation that had gone terribly wrong. Customer: "I brought my Windows disks from work to install them on my home computer." Training stresses that we are "not the Software Police," so I let the little act of piracy slide. Tech Support: "Umm-hmm. What happened?" Customer: "As I put each disk in it turns out they weren't initialized." Tech Support: "Do you remember the message exactly, ma'am?" Customer: (proudly) "I wrote it down. 'This is not a Macintosh disk. Would you like to initialize it?'" Tech Support: "Er, what happened next?" Customer: "After they were initialized, all the disks appeared to be blank. And now I brought them back to work, and I can't read them in the A: drive; the PC wants to format them. And this is our only set of Windows disks for the whole office Did I do something wrong?"
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I wouldn't mind a long stay in this hotel surrounded by such beautiful scenery.
Today on October 20 in
1740 Maria Theresa became the ruler of Austria, Hungary and
Bohemia with the death of her father, Holy Roman Emperor
Charles VI. 

1774 The new Continental Congress, the governing body of
America’s colonies, passed an order proclaiming that all
citizens of the colonies "discountenance and discourage all
horse racing and all kinds of gaming, cock fighting,
exhibitions of shows, plays and other expensive diversions
and entertainment." Buncha Fuddy-Duddies!

1803 The U.S. Senate approved the Louisiana Purchase. 

1818 The U.S. and Great Britain established the boundary
between the U.S. and Canada to be the 49th parallel. 

1827 The Battle of Navarino took place during the Greek War
for Independence. 

1873 A Hippodrome was opened in New York City by showman
Phineus T. (P.T.) Barnum. 

1892 The city of Chicago dedicated the World's Columbian

1903 A joint commission ruled in favor of the U.S. concerning
a dispute over the boundary between Canada and the District
of Alaska. 

1910 A baseball with a cork center was used in a World Series
game for the first time. 

1935 Mao Zedong arrived in Hanoi after his Long March that
took just over a year. He then set up the Chinese Communist

1942 Pierre Laval told the French labor that they must serve
in Germany. 

1944 Allied forces invaded the Philippines. 

1944 During World War II, the Yugoslav cities of Belgrade and
Dubrovnik were liberated. 

1947 Hollywood came under scrutiny as the House Un-American
Activities Committee opened hearings into alleged Communist
influence within the motion picture industry. 

1952 The Mau Mau uprising against white settlers began in

1968 Jackie Lee Bouvier Kennedy married Aristotle Onassis. 

1984 The U.S. State Department reduced the number of
Americans assigned to the U.S. embassy in Beirut, Lebanon. 

1993 Attorney General Janet Reno warned the TV industry to
limit the violence in their programs. 

1994 The website WhiteHouse.gov was launched. 

1995 Britain, France and the U.S. announced a treaty that
banned atomic blasts in the South Pacific. 

2003 A 40-year-old man went over Niagara Falls without safety
devices and survived. He was charged with illegally
performing a stunt. 

2009 European astronomers discover 32 exoplanets.

2016  smiled.

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