To lie or keep in hiding, as for some evil reason. To move or go in a mean, stealthy manner.
Tuesday October 19, 1999
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There are times of the day when the AMC 1000 Theatre removes all security from the escalator and elevator and lets anyone go upstairs. During those times, employees on each floor will check tickets at the entrance to a hallway leading to the theatres on that floor. Here is how to get past them without ever showing your ticket: take the elevator up and notice that there are two columns of buttons. The right column is labeled with floor numbers, and also shows the numbers of the theatres on each floor. The left column shows floor numbers that are in between the floors with theatres. Moviegoers would normally always choose a floor from the right column. But actually most of the theatres are sloped and two stories high, so they have entrances on two floors. The official entrance, the one with the ticket taker, is at the front and bottom. So don't get off the elevator where you are supposed to; instead use the floor from the left column that is just above the official entrance for your theatre number. Get out and wander down the hall and you will probably see the top entrance to your theatre, which will be unguarded so just walk in. But not all theatres are two stories high. If you can't find your theatre on the odd floor, go into any theatre you do find, walk down and exit through its official entrance, and you will be in the common lobby that connects all the theatres on that floor. You can freely walk into your theatre from there, because the ticket taker is outside that area.
A similar technique often works at the AMC Kabuki Theatre, which makes WebSkulker wonder what the AMC chain is thinking. The Kabuki also has an escalator and an elevator. Most of the theatres are upstairs and most patrons take the escalator up. There is always a ticket checker at the escalator. There are two small theatres on the main floor that are reached through a hallway on the opposite side of the lobby from the escalator, and a second ticket checker is often at that hallway. To get to the elevator, you must go through that hallway and turn right.
WebSkulker has noticed that the second ticket taker will tend to be at that hallway only around times when a movie is about to start in those two theatres. If no ticket taker is there, you can simply go into that hallway and onto the elevator to get upstairs to the other theatres.
Press Start, then Settings, then Control Panel. Double-click on Sounds. You should now have a list of all of the "sound events" that are available on your system. Notice that most of them will have a yellow loudspeaker icon, but some might not. This icon means that a .wav file has been chosen to play for that event. To see the name of this file, click on the event name and look in the "Name" field. Some sound files, especially ones that are part of Microsoft themes, might have a special icon that will show in the "Preview" box. You can listen to the sound by pressing the button with a right-arrow that is next to the Preview box.
To change the sound for this event, or add a sound for an event that is empty, either type in a complete filename (including the drive letter and subdirectory list), or press Browse and search for the file you want. When done making changes, press the OK button at the bottom.
Notice that one of the sound events is called "New Mail Notification". Some email programs will use the sound you specify here, other programs let you choose the sound through their own menus.
This site is intended for people who have their own web site, but that could be anyone nowadays and it is fun to play with their demo whether you could use it on your site or not. Jr. Skulker Batteryman suggested it. PageTalk lets you add a voice message to any web page that viewers will hear when they press on a PageTalk button. Yes, of course, you can do that now if you know how by recording a .wav file or other audio format on your machine and then uploading that to your web site with HTML to play it. PageTalk adds voice to your web site in a totally different way that anyone can figure out.
When you sign up for PageTalk, they will send you an email with a segment of HTML code to add to a web page. You then dial their toll-free number, sign on by pressing touchtones of your account number and password, then make a recording just like leaving a voice mail message. Whatever you record will play when someone presses the PageTalk button you installed on your web page. You can call the PageTalk phone number and change the recording as often as you like. This service is, of course, free so the company will eventually go out of business, or have an IPO and raise a billion dollars from fools who think that a company that gives everything away for free will nevertheless make money.
You can see PageTalk in action by going to their site and following the instructions for the demo. You will call their number, leave a message as instructed, then click on the "Try it Yourself" picture to hear what you just recorded.
is really true. Go to http://www.google.com
and type more evil than Satan himself as the search
words. Look at the first result. Now this is interesting:
up until earlier today, the third result was disney.com!
WebSkulker just tried it and Disney is gone.
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