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Woman mails contraband to jail, blames inmate
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1721 Peter the Great (Peter I), ruler of Russia, 
changed his title to emperor.

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______________________________________________________ There are two motives for reading a book: one, that you enjoy it; the other, that you can boast about it. --- Bertrand Russell (1872 - 1970) Science fiction writers foresee the inevitable, and although problems and catastrophes may be inevitable, solutions are not. --- Isaac Asimov I have such poor vision I can date anybody. --- Garry Shandling (1949 - ) ______________________________________________________ If you like the Humor Letter, please vote! ______________________________________________________ An elderly lady just ahead of me at a recent art show was looking at a painting with an ugly mish-mash of colors and turned to me and asked, "What's that?" I said, "According to the program flier, it's supposed to be a cowboy on his horse." "Supposed to be!", she sneered. "And whoever signed it, is 'supposed to be' a painter?" ______________________________________________________ 2017 Launch Flash Sale MTP $29.99 ______________________________________________________ Three guys met in a bar and spent the afternoon drinking and telling stories. Finally, as evening approached, they realized that it was time to go. So they signaled the bartender and told him they wanted to pay their tab. The bartender left and returned, saying the total bar bill was $3.00. "Three dollars," they gasped, and one said, "Surely you must be wrong, it has to be more than $3.00, we've been here all afternoon. We must have had 10 beers apiece." "That's right" said the bartender, "thirty beers at ten cent's apiece, that's $3.00." The men were amazed that the beer was so cheap, but the bartender went on to explain, "You see," he said, "I won the lottery and I wanted to open a bar where folks could come and drink for a reasonable price and have fun. So I use my lottery winnings to subsidize the cost, that's why drinks are so cheap." The men nodded, but one of them asked the bartender, "Those two guys over there, they've been here for two hours and they haven't had anything to drink, what's going on?" "Oh those guys" the bartender replied, "they're from Florida. They are waiting for happy hour." ______________________________________________________ Thanks to dad for this picture: Another rare October bloomer bloomed Oct 31. ______________________________________________________
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______________________________________________________ Reported by the Bausell Sailor An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Jacklyn Suzanne Stacey Birthdate: December 31, 1969 Height: 5'03"Weight: 120 lb Crestview, Floriduh Woman mails contraband to jail, blames inmate A woman accused of trying to get her jailed ex-boyfriend in trouble mailed him six strips of a narcotic substance, lawmen say. A corrections officer detected the illegal drugs while checking incoming mail. When he asked the inmate about them, the man said that he only got mail from two people – his mother and the mother of his child. He added that the mother of his child, Jacklyn Suzanne Stacey, a known and previously arrested meth-head, has been trying to get him in trouble to get custody of their child. Stacey’s age and address are not listed on her Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office arrest report. The reason given is that she is a former law enforcement official or the spouse or child of a law enforcement officer. The info is on the web because of her prior arrests. When deputies interviewed Stacey, she admitted attaching the orange strips to the envelope and mailing them to the inmate. She said he’d requested that she do it, according to her arrest report. ______________________________________________________ Tech Support Pits From John Re: VCR to DVD problems Dear Webby, Sorry for taking up so much of your time, but Im in a bind again. There are three parts to my problem. 1.. A couple of years ago I purchased a DVD Video recorder/Video cassette recorder. (TOSHIBA) model DVR630KCn to convert my VHS tapes to disc / It took me a while to get it figured out , . I am copying thirty min programs on each disc, with up to 4 blocks on each disc ,This is fine , but they wont play back on any other machine, computer, with windows seven. I have fromated each disc before I start and finalized it after, Any Suggestions . 2. My daughter is having the same problem, , only she is using one of them converters that she plugs into an VCR and into her hard drive. 3. where is the best place to buy DVD-RWS by the gross. with no shirts. Thank for you help, Have fun 4 Am I using the proper discs??????? John B Dear John I asked Jerome from, the real expert in these matters: His reply was First a quick answer for John. You can only use DVD-R’s for use of video. You stated that you formatted each one which tells me you are using DVD-RW’s Your DVD recorder does a good job of recording. To play on a newer DVD player that accepts avi, wav, or mp4 formats, you can directly copy those to the disk. Jerome Have FUN! DearWebby Thanks to Flo for this one: Soon after our last child left home for college, my husband was resting next to me on the couch with his head in my lap. I carefully removed his glasses. "You know, honey," I said sweetly, "Without your glasses you look like the same handsome young man I married." "Honey," he replied with a grin, "Without my glasses, you still look pretty good too!"
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Daily tip from Earning Money Online By Suntydt [75 Posts, 877 Comments] 14 found this helpful I saw the "Auctions for Income" infomercial the other night. It looked interesting, but I am always skeptical about infomercials. I did a quick search via Google and the majority of the sites that popped up on the first page of results basically yelled "SCAM!" in just as many words. As mentioned there is a way to make money via eBay, but you need a product people want that everyone else isn't selling. My advise to anyone interested in doing something like this is to consider items that can be used on multiple sites. For example, I go to yard sales, flea markets, Goodwill, and pawn shops and buy DVDs. Usually the more I buy, the cheaper I can get the product. I verify every disc is in like new condition before I make my offer. I list my items first on Amazon. Items that either don't have a listing or are selling for pennies on Amazon, I try to list on another site. On this other site, you trade DVDs (you pay for shipping when someone asks for one of your DVDs). As you mail DVDs you get to request DVDs. About once a week I go through the recently posted DVDs and see if any are going for big bucks on Amazon. If they are I request them and when they show up I list them on Amazon. For the DVDs that I can't put on Amazon or aren't listable on the trading site, I post them on eBay. If they sell, great. If they don't, I can always have my own yard sale when the summer comes back around. It takes a bit of organization and attention to detail, but it works. For example, last month I was at a pawn shop in a town I only get to on occasion. I stopped there as an after thought. They were packed with DVDs. I bought 180 DVDs at .70 cents each - roughly $125. In the first week I sold 10 and made $73, more than half of what I paid. You won't be a millionaire anytime soon, but it will keep you busy and you make some money. The added benefit is if this is something you enjoy - I love it :) And just as another note for success: when I start listing DVDs on Amazon, I double check their condition. I only post DVDs in "Like New or Very Good" condition (usually I only post "Very Good" DVDs when there are few of them for sale and they appear hard to get). I also check the DVDs when I have an order and pack them for shipment. Reputation I believe is vey important to many people who shop online, and my profile only brags about the quality of what I sell (selling more in the long run). And when I slip the paper of the order in the package I always include a note: I thank them for the order and I ask them to go back to Amazon and leave feedback. If this sounds like something you are interested in you can do the same thing with paperback books and CDs. I am sure there are other things as well, but I'm having fun with what I am doing so I haven't looked for anything else Second note to success: the lowest price I sell something covers my costs and makes me a dollar. Costs include the packing materials, postage, and the gas to get to and from the post office. So these three things plus one dollar is my minimum price for a product. That's just good business. Have fun, meet people and make some money. Or as they say in the races "Ready, Set, GO!" By suntydt from Tazewell, TN
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____________________________________________________ >From Noella: Once I helped a friend with a garage sale. She lived across the street from a church where they were having a wedding. I put up a large sign - "Last-Minute Wedding Gifts Here!" Many came to check it out! ____________________________________________________ A woman went to her doctor's office. She was seen by one of the new doctors, but after about 4 minutes in the examination room, she burst out screaming and ran down the hall. An older doctor stopped her and asked what the problem was, and she explained. He had her sit down and relax in another room. The older doctor marched back to the first and demanded, "What's the matter with you? Mrs. Terry is 63 years old, she has four grown children and seven grandchildren, and you told her she was pregnant?" The new doctor smiled smugly as he continued to write on his clipboard. "Cured her hiccups though, didn't it?" "Idiot!", the older doctor hissed at him, "Three prescriptions and a couple of months of hiccups therapy would have gone a lot further towards paying off your student loan, and would have eventually cured her hickups too." ____________________________________________________
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Today on November 2 
1721 Peter the Great (Peter I), ruler of Russia, changed his
title to emperor. 

1776 During the American Revolutionary War, William Demont,
became the first traitor of the American Revolution when he

1867 "Harpers Bazaar" magazine was founded. 

1883 Thomas Edison executed a patent application for an
electrical indicator using the Edison effect lamp (U.S. Pat.

1895 In Chicago, IL, the first gasoline powered car contest
took place in America. 

1917 British Foreign Secretary Arthur Balfour expressed
support for a "national home" for the Jews of Palestine. 

1920 The first commercial radio station in the U.S., KDKA of
Pittsburgh, PA, began regular broadcasting. 

1921 Margaret Sanger's National Birth Control League combined
with Mary Ware Denetts Voluntary Parenthood League to form
the American Birth Control League. 

1930 Haile Selassie was crowned emperor of Ethiopia. 

1930 The DuPont Company announced the first synthetic rubber.
It was named DuPrene. 

1947 Howard Hughes flew his "Spruce Goose," a huge wooden
airplane, for eight minutes in California. It was the plane's
first and only flight. The "Spruce Goose," nicknamed because
of the white-gray color of the spruce used to build it, never
went into production. 

1948 Harry S. Truman defeated Thomas E. Dewey for the U.S.
presidency. The Chicago Tribune published an early edition
that had the headline "DEWEY DEFEATS TRUMAN." The Truman
victory surprised many polls and newspapers. (Illinois> 

1960 In London, the novel "Lady Chatterly's Lover," was found
not guilty of obscenity. 

1962 U.S. President Kennedy announced that the U.S.S.R. was
dismantling the missile sites in Cuba. 

1963 South Vietnamese President Ngo Dihn Diem was
assassinated in a military coup. 

1966 The Cuban Adjustment Act allows 123,000 Cubans to apply
for permanent residence in the U.S. 

1979 Joanna Chesimard, a black militant escaped from a New
Jersey prison, where she'd been serving a life sentence for
the 1973 murder of a New Jersey state trooper. 

1984 Velma Barfield became the first woman to be executed in
the U.S. since 1962. She had been convicted of the poisoning
death of her boyfriend. 

1985 The South African government imposed severe restrictions
on television, radio and newspaper coverage of unrest by both
local and foreign journalists. 

1986 The 12-by-16-inch celluloid of a poison apple from Walt
Disney's "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs"" was purchased for

1986 American hostage David Jacobson was released after being
held in Lebanon for 17 months by Shiite Muslims kidnappers. 

1989 Carmen Fasanella retired after 68 years and 243 days of
taxicab service in Princeton, NJ. 

1992 Magic Johnson retired from the NBA again, this time for
good because of fear due to his HIV infection. 

1993 The U.S. Senate called for full disclosure of Senator
Bob Packwood's diaries in a sexual harassment probe. 

1993 Christie Todd Whitman was elected the first woman
governor of New Jersey. 

1995 The U.S. expelled Daiwa Bank Ltd. for allegedly covering
up $1.1 billion in trading losses. 

1998 U.S. President Clinton gave his first in-depth interview
since the White House sex scandal to Black Entertainment
Television talk show host and political commentator Tavis
Smiley on the network's "BET Tonight with Tavis Smiley." 

2001 The computer-animated movie "Monsters, Inc." opened. The
film recorded the best debut ever for an animated film and
the 6th best of all time. 

2003 In the U.S., the Episcopal Church diocese consecrated
the church's first openly gay bishop.

2016  smiled.

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