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Funny Idiots

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Muddytazz, Aug 29, 2003.

  1. Muddytazz

    Muddytazz 1 ton status

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    This week, My phone went dead and I had to contact the
    >telephone
    > > > >
    > > > >repair people. They promised to be out between 8:00 a.m. and
    > > > >7:00 p.m. When I asked if they could give me a smaller time
    > > > >window, the pleasant gentleman asked, "Would you like us to
    >call
    > > > >you before we come?" I replied that I didn't see how he
    >would be
    > > > >
    > > > >able to do that, since our phones weren't working. He also
    > > > >requested that we report future outages by e-mail. I asked
    >him,
    > > > >"Does YOUR email work without a telephone line?"
    > > > >
    > > > > IDIOTS AT WORK:
    > > > >
    > > > >I was signing the receipt for my credit card purchase when
    >the
    > > > >clerk noticed I had never signed my name on the back of the
    > > > >credit card. She informed me that she could not complete the
    > > > >transaction unless the card was signed. When I asked why!
    >she
    > > > >explained that it was necessary to compare the signature I
    >had
    > > > >just signed on the receipt.
    > > > >So I signed the credit card in front of her. She carefully
    > > > >compared the signature to the one I had just signed on the
    > > > >receipt. As luck would have it, they matched.
    > > > >
    > > > > IDIOTS IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD:
    > > > >We in a semi-rural area. We recently had a new neighbor call
    >the
    > > > >local township administrative office to request the removal
    >of
    > > > >the Deer Crossing sign on our road. The reason: "too many
    >deer
    > > > >were being hit by cars" and he didn't want them to cross
    >there
    > > > >anymore.
    > > > >
    > > > > IDIOTS IN FOOD SERVICE:
    > > > >
    > > > >My daughter went to a local Taco Bell and ordered a taco.
    >She
    > > > >asked the person behind the counter for "minimal lettuce."
    >He
    > > > >said he was sorry, but they only had iceberg.
    > > > >
    > > > > IDIOT SIGHTING
    > > > >I was at the airport, checking in at the gate when an
    >airport
    > > > >employee asked, "Has anyone put anything in your baggage
    >without
    > > > >your knowledge?" To which I replied, "If it was without my
    > > > >knowledge, how would I know? " He smiled knowingly and
    >nodded,
    > > > >"That's why we ask."
    > > > >
    > > > > IDIOT SIGHTING
    > > > >
    > > > >The stoplight on the corner buzzes when it's safe to cross
    >the
    > > > >street. I was crossing with an intellectually challenged
    > > > >coworker of mine when she asked if I knew what the buzzer
    >was
    > > > >for. I explained that it signals blind people when the light
    >is
    > > > >red. Appalled, she responded, "What on earth are blind
    >people
    > > > >doing driving?!"
    > > > >
    > > > > IDIOT SIGHTING
    > > > >
    > > > >At a good-bye luncheon for an old and dear coworker who was
    > > > >leaving the company due to "downsizing," our manager
    >commented
    > > > >cheerfully, "This is fun. We should do this more often." Not
    >a
    > > > >word was spoken. We all just looked at each other with that
    > > > >deer-in-the-headlights stare.
    > > > >
    > > > > IDIOT SIGHTING
    > > > >
    > > > >I work with an individual who plugged her power strip back
    >into
    > > > >itself and for the life of her couldn't understand why her
    > > > >system would not turn on.
    > > > >
    > > > > IDIOT SIGHTING
    > > > >When my husband and I arrived at an automobile dealership to
    > > > >pick up our car, we were told the keys had been locked in
    >it. We
    > > > >went to the service department and found a mechanic working
    > > > >feverishly to unlock the driver's side door. As I watched
    >from
    > > > >the passenger side, I instinctively tried the door handle
    >and
    > > > >discovered that it was unlocked. "Hey," I announced to the
    > > > >technician, "It's open!" To which he replied, "I know - I
    > > > >already got that side."
    > > > >
    > > > >
    > > > > NOW DON'T YOU FEEL BETTER?
     
  2. landsmasher

    landsmasher 1/2 ton status

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    The sad part is.... This stuff really happens... /forums/images/graemlins/confused.gif
     

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