Voice volume on VOIP 

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Todays Bonehead Award:
Floriduh man arrested for repeatedly stealing 
neighbor's underwear from her garage.
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Today, March 3 in
1817 The first commercial steamboat route from Louisville
to New Orleans was opened.  
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______________________________________________________ Reported by the Bausell Sailor An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Nicolas Rojas, 54, Jacksonville, Florida Jacksonville man arrested for repeatedly stealing neighbor's underwear from garage A Jacksonville man was arrested after he allegedly stole his neighbor's underwear out of her garage several times. The woman told police that she saw surveillance video showing 56-year-old Nicolas Rojas entering her garage and stealing her underwear. She told officers she decided to confront him when she saw him inside her garage for the third time on Monday. She opened the door to the garage while Rojas was still inside. She told officers Rojas asked her if she had any lemons. She told him she did not, and he left. The woman told police she went to his house to ask him why he took her underwear. She said he admitted he took it but did not give it back. He later came to her house and apologized, she said. She told police she thought he was armed when he came over to apologize. Her husband called police after she told him what happened. Because the victim thought he was armed and his criminal history, officers surrounded his home and used a loud speaker to order him out of the house. Rojas' son came home and told officers his father didn't have any weapons and was passed out drunk. He got Rojas to come outside, where he was arrested. The repoort did not state why she kept underwear in an unlocked garage. ______________________________________________________ Tech Support Pits From: Kevin Re: voice volume on VOIP Dear Webby I have had Voice Over IP for my phone for almost a year and have been reasonably happy with it. Lately I noticed that with some people I have a rela problem hearing them. Not all, but especially with sales people the volume seems to be really low. Is that due to VOIP ? Thanks Kevin Dear Kevin Since you can hear some people normally, the problem is most likely just lazy people using a speakerphone and not talking directly at it. VOIP problems due to the ISP chopping the line into too many calls per wire result in warbling, not reduced volume. When that happens calls frequently start out not too bad but then deteriorate. Or if you use Skype and do a video call, it starts out with crisp and clear voice and picture and after a couple of minutes the voice is noticeably chopped and the piccture deteriorates. If that is the case, complain to the ISP. However, if the caller's volume is too low, then the problem is some lazy ass using a speakerphone or desk microphone or laptop built in microphone and not talking directly at it. I just tell them to send me an email. I have no patience for people who are too busy doing other stuff and can't point their face at the microphone. Have FUN! DearWebby
It is said that when you tell an Englishman a joke, he will laugh three times. First - when you tell it, to be polite. Second - when you explain it, to be polite. And third - in the middle of the night when he wakes up and finally gets it. When you tell an Irishman the same joke, he will laugh twice. First - when you tell it, to be polite, even if he was the one who told you the joke last week. And second - when he tells it to you again next week.
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____________________________________________________ >From Brent Last week my wife and I purchased a new computer. We ran into some difficulties while setting it up so we decided to call the customer support phone number we found in the manual. I picked up the phone and called the number. A man answered the phone and I explained the problem to him. He began rattling off computer jargon. This confused us even more. "Sir," I said politely, "Can you explain what I should do as if I were a small child?" "Okay," the computer support guy said, "Son, could you please put your mommy on the phone?" ___________________________________________________
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The blind farmer was often taken for a walk in the fields by a kind neighbor. However kindly the neighbor might have been, he was undoubtedly a coward. When a bull charged towards them one day, he abandoned the blind man. The bull, puzzled by a lack of fear, nudged the blind farmer in the back. The farmer turned very quickly, caught the bull by the horns and threw him to the ground with a thump that left it breathless. "Goodness!" said the neighbor, "I never knew you were so strong." "I owe it all to faith," said the blind farmer. "And if I could have got that fella off the handlebars of his bike, I'd have thrashed him good and properly."
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Today on March 3
1791 The U.S. Congress passed a resolution that created the
U.S. Mint. 

1803 The first impeachment trial of a U.S. Judge, John
Pickering, began. 

1812 The U.S. Congress passed the first foreign aid bill. 

1817 The first commercial steamboat route from Louisville to
New Orleans was opened. 

1845 Florida became the 27th U.S. state. 

1845 The U.S. Congress passed legislation overriding a U.S.
President’s veto. It was the first time the Congress had
achieved this. 

1845 An Act of Congress established uniform postal rates
throughout the nation. The act went into effect on July 1,

1849 The Gold Coinage Act was passed by the U.S. Congress.
It allowed the minting of gold coins. 

1851 The U.S. Congress authorized the 3-cent piece. It was
the smallest U.S. silver coin. 

1857 Britain and France declared war on China. 

1863 Free city delivery of mail was authorized by the U.S.
Postal Service. 

1875 The U.S. Congress authorized the 20-cent piece. It was
only used for 3 years. 

1878 Russia and the Ottomans signed the treaty of San
Stenafano. The treaty granted independence to Romania,
Serbia, Montenegro, and the autonomy of Bulgaria. 

1885 The American Telephone and Telegraph (AT&T) was
incorporated in New York as a subsidiary of the American
Bell Telephone Company. 

1885 The U.S. Post Office began offering special delivery
for first-class mail. 

1900 Striking miners in Germany returned to work. 

1903 The U.S. imposed a $2 head tax on immigrants. 

1904 Wilhelm II of Germany made the first recording of a
political document with Thomas Edison's cylinder. 

1905 The Russian Czar agreed to create an elected assembly. 

1906 A Frenchman tried the first flight in an airplane with

1908 The U.S. government declared open war on on U.S.

1909 Aviators Herring, Curtiss and Bishop announced that
airplanes would be made commercially in the U.S. 

1910 In New York, Robert Forest founded the National Housing
Association to fight deteriorating urban living conditions. 

1910 Nicaraguan rebels admitted defeat in open war and
resorted to guerrilla tactics in the hope of U.S.

1918 The Treaty of Brest Litovsky was signed by Germany,
Austria and Russia. The treaty ended Russia's participation
in World War I. 

1931 The "Star Spangled Banner," written by Francis Scott
Key, was adopted as the American national anthem. The song
was originally a poem known as "Defense of Fort McHenry." 

1939 In Bombay, Ghandi began a fast to protest the state's
autocratic rule. 

1941 Moscow denounced the Axis rule in Bulgaria. 

1945 Superman encountered Batman and Robin for the first
time on the Mutual Broadcasting System. 

1945 At the end of World War II, Finland changed sides and
declared war on the Axis. Originally they had asked Germany
to help them holding off the Russians, but by March  1945 it
was obvious who would win WWII, and they were persuaded to
change to the winning side. 

1952 The U.S. Supreme Court upheld New York's Feinberg Law
that banned Communist teachers in the U.S. 

1956 Morocco gained its independence. 

1959 The San Francisco Giants had their new stadium
officially named Candlestick Park. 

1969 Apollo 9 was launched by NASA to test a lunar module. 

1969 Sirhan Sirhan testified in a Los Angeles court that he
killed Robert Kennedy. 

1972 NASA's Pioneer 10 spacecrafte was launched. 

1973 Japan disclosed its first defense plan since World War

1974 About 350 people died when a Turkish Airlines DC-10
crashed just after takeoff from Orly Airport in Paris. 

1978 The remains of Charles Chaplin were stolen from his
grave in Cosier-sur-Vevey, Switzerland. The body was
recovered 11 weeks later near Lake Geneva. 

1980 The submarine Nautilus was decommissioned. The vessels
final voyage had ended on May 26, 1979. 

1985 Women Against Pornography awarded its ‘Pig Award’ to
Huggies Diapers. The activists claimed that the TV ads for
diapers had "crossed the line between eye-catching and

1987 The U.S. House of Representatives rejected a package of
$30 million in non-lethal aid for the Nicaraguan Contras. 

1991 25 people were killed when a United Airlines Boeing
737-200 crashed while on approach to the Colorado Springs

1991 Rodney King was severely beaten by Los Angeles police
officers. The scene was captured on amateur video.

1994 The Mexican government reached a peace agreement with
the Chiapas rebels. 

1995 A U.N. peacekeeping mission in Somalia ended. Several
gunmen were killed by U.S. Marines in Mogadishu while
overseeing the pull out of peacekeepers. 

1999 In Egypt, 19 people were killed when a bus plunged into
a Nile canal. 

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