POST code decoder 




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Today is Sunday, August 5

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Dearwebby

Todays Bonehead Award:
Naked burglar helps himself to beer, 
food inside stranger's house and does
his own laundry.
Bonehead
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1981 The U.S. federal government started firing 
striking air traffic controllers. 
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_____________________________________________________ Little Johnny turns up in his classroom one morning to be confronted by his teacher. Teacher: "Morning Johnny, and why weren't you at school yesterday?" Johnny: "Well Miss, my Grandad got burnt." Teacher: "Oh Dear, he wasn't too badly hurt I hope?" Johnny: "Nothing left but ashes, Ma'am. They don't mess around at those crematoriums." ___________________________________________________ An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Bethel Bailey, 54, Arlington, Tennessee Naked burglar helps himself to beer, food inside stranger's house and does his own laundry. A Shelby County cyclist broke into a home and started washing his clothes after his bike tire went flat. Shelby County Sheriff's Office arrested Bethel Bailey, 54, and charged him with aggravated burglary for what happened August 1 in Arlington. A woman arrived home at around 6 a.m. Wednesday to find a man standing in her hallway with one of her blankets wrapped around his naked body. She immediately called 911. Deputies arrived and identified Bailey as the man inside the home. Bailey told deputies he arrived at the home around 11 p.m. the night before. He said he was out cycling when his tire went flat. He knocked on the front door of the house, but nobody answered. So he went around to the back of the house and got inside the home when he learned the back door was unlocked. Bailey said he just wanted a ride home. So he decided to wait for the homeowner to return. While he waited, he helped himself to a few beers, a ham sandwich, and some cookies. He then decided to start washing his clothes. He said that's why he was naked when the homeowner arrived. Bailey was arrested and issued a $6,000 bond.
Tech Support Pits From: Eddie Re: POST beep decoder Hi Mr Webby; Can you please tell me if this card is worth buying? Eddie POST PROBE PCI CARD Dear Eddie That's just an old-fashioned POST (Power On Self Test) beep decoder. In the days when components were still repaired, some people used the beep decoders. For example, with an IBM 3270, (before the PC), 3 long beeps signalled keyboard problems, usually a stuck key. "Hmmm, sounds like you have been eating at your desk again!" Turning the keyboard upside down and whacking it on the desk hard enough that all the rest of the cube dwellers popped up like gophers, usually fixed THAT problem. A long and a two short beeps indicated problems with the CGA video card on early IBM PC's and Canon XT's. Usually that problem was due to the video card creeping part way out of it's slot from heating and cooling. That called for "Percussive Maintenance". Lift the computer 10 inches and drop it onto the desk. "There, Ma'am. Should work fine now. Call me when it does it again." And so on. In those days, a good troubleshooter had all the POST code beeps memorized. Since then, things have gotten a bit simpler. Nowadays you see the post code numbers on the screen, or get 4 beeps, if there is a problem with the video card. If re-seating all the cards and memory doesn't help, and the "power-good" LED on the motherboard is lit up, you just start pulling and/or exchanging cards until you got the one that was causing the problem. If that doesn't help, replace the motherboard. If the problem is the power supply, you can tell by the sound of the power supply fan, or lack thereof. You can read about the POST beep codes at http://www.pchell.com/hardware/beepcodes.shtml however, that beep decoder is more of a nostalgia item than a modern troubleshooter's tool. Have FUN DearWebby

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After a young couple brought their new baby home, the wife suggested that her husband should try his hand at changing diapers. "I'm busy," he said, "I'll do the next one." The next time came around and she asked again. The husband looked puzzled, "Oh! I didn't mean the next diaper. I meant the next baby!"
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The customer in the Italian restaurant was so pleased that he asked to speak to the chef. The owner proudly led him into the kitchen and introduced him to the chef. "Your veal parmigiana was superb," the customer said. "I just spent a month in Italy, and yours is better than any I ever had over there." "Naturally," the chef said. "Over there, they use domestic cheese. Ours is imported." ____________________________________________________ Daily tip from Thriftyfun.com Cleaning Glass Doors On Wood Furniture If you have a nice piece of furniture with glass windows surrounded by wood, don't spray glass cleaner directly on the windows. Some of the cleaner is bound to get on the wood and can damage the finish. Dampen a rag with glass cleaner and then wipe the window clean with the rag. Tip provided by Thriftyfun.com ____________________________________________________
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___________________________________________________ A sailor gets off his ship in New York late one night, hails a taxi and asks to be taken to 42nd Street. Along the way, he suddenly realizes that he doesn't have any money. Well-trained to be resourceful, and familiar with cabs in New York, of course, he tells the driver, "Stop," and he jumps out of the cab. "I'm just going to run over here to the drugstore to get some matches," he says. "I dropped a $100 bill somewhere back here and I can't find it in the dark." The sailor goes into the drugstore, and as soon as he's through the door, the taxi speeds off into the night -- just as he thought it would. ___________________________________________________
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Definition Of Outdoor Barbecuing It's The Only Type Of Cooking Some Men Will Do: When A Man Volunteers To Do Such Cooking, The Following Chain Of Events Is Put Into Motion. (1) The Woman Goes To The Store. (2) The Woman Fixes The Salad, Vegetables, And Dessert. (3) The Woman Prepares The Meat For Cooking, Places It On A Tray Along With The Necessary Cooking Utensils, And Takes It To The Man, Who Is Lounging Beside The Grill, Drinking Beer. (4) The Man Places The Meat On The Grill. (5) The Woman Goes Inside To Set The Table And Check The Vegetables. (6) The Woman Comes Out To Tell The Man That The Meat Is Burning. (7) The Man Takes The Meat Off The Grill And Hands It To The Woman. (8) The Woman Prepares The Plates And Brings Them To The Table. (9) After Eating, The Woman Clears The Table And Does The Dishes. (10) The Man Asks The Woman How She Enjoyed "Her Night Off." And, Upon Seeing Her Annoyed Reaction, Concludes That There's Just No Pleasing Some Women. ____________________________________________________

Today, August 5 in
1833 The Village Of Chicago Was Incorporated. The
Population Was Approximately 250. 

1861 The U.S. Federal Government Levied Its First Income
Tax. The Tax Was 3% Of All Incomes Over $800. The Wartime
Measure Was Rescinded In 1872. 

1914 The First Electric Traffic Signal Lights Were
Installed In Cleveland, Ohio. 

1921 The First Play-By-Play Broadcast Of A Baseball Game
Was Done By Harold Arlin. Kdka Radio In Pittsburgh, Pa
Described The Action Between The Pirates And Philadelphia. 

1921 The Cartoon "On The Road To Moscow", By Rollin Kirby,
Was Published In The "New York World". It Was The First
Cartoon To Win A Pulitzer Prize. 

1944 Polish Insurgents Liberated A German Labor Camp In
Warsaw. 348 Jewish Prisoners Were Freed. 

1953 During The Korean Conflict Prisoners Were Exchanged At
Panmunjom. The Exchange Was Labeled Operation Big Switch. 

1963 The Limited Test Ban Treaty Was Signed By The United
States, Britain, And The Soviet Union. The Treaty Banned
Nuclear Tests In Space, Underwater, And In The Atmosphere. 

1964 U.S. Aircraft Bombed North Vietnam After North
Vietnamese Boats Attacked U.S. Destroyers In The Gulf Of
Tonkin. 

1966 In New York, Groundbreaking For The Construction Of
The Original World Trade Center Began. 

1969 The Mariner 7, A U.S. Space Probe, Passed By Mars.
Photographs And Scientific Data Were Sent Back To Earth. 

1981 The U.S. Federal Government Started Firing Striking
Air Traffic Controllers. 

1986 It Was Revealed That Artist Andrew Wyeth Had Secretly
Created 240 Drawings And Paintings Of His Neighbor. The
Works Of Helga Testorf Had Been Created Over A 15-Year
Period. 

1989 In Honduras, Five Central American Presidents Began
Meeting To Discuss The Timetable For The Dismantling Of The
Nicaraguan Contra Bases. 

1990 U.S. President George H.W. Bush Angrily Denounced The
Iraqi Invasion Of Kuwait. 

1991 Iraq Admitted To Misleading U.N. Inspectors About
Secret Biological Weapons. 

1992 Federal Civil Rights Charges Were Filed Against Four
Los Angeles Police Officers. The Officers Had Been
Acquitted On California State Charges. Two Of The Officers
Were Convicted And Jailed On Violation Of Civil Rights
Charges. 

1998 Iraqi President Saddam Hussein Began Not Cooperating
With U.N. Weapons Inspectors. 

2002 The U.S. Closed Its Consulate In Karachi, Pakistan.
The Consulate Was Closed After Local Authorities Removed
Large Concrete Blocks And Reopened The Road In Front Of The
Building To Normal Traffic. 

2009 Google Purchased Its First Public Company. The Company
Was The Video Software Maker On2 Technologies. 

2011 Nasa Announced That Its Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter
Had Captured Photographic Evidence Of Possible Liquid Water
On Mars During Warm Seasons. 

2011 Juno Was Launched From Cape Canaveral Air Force
Station On A Mission To Jupiter. It Was The First Solar-
Powered Spacecraft To Go To Jupiter. 

2011 Because Of Obama Standard & Poor's Financial Services
Lowered The United States' Aaa Credit Rating By One Notch
To Aa-Plus. 

2018  smiled.


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