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Lessons in Life from King Arthur

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Jeremy_C, Jul 27, 2005.

  1. Jeremy_C

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    > >This is a true story with a very real life ending!!!!!
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    > >And don't you forget it!
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    > >King Arthur was ambushed and imprisoned by the monarch of a neighboring
    > >kingdom. The monarch could have killed him but was moved by Arthur's
    youth
    > >and ideals. So, the monarch offered him his freedom, as long as he could
    > >answer a very difficult question. Arthur would have a year to figure out
    > >the answer and, if after a year, he still had no answer, he would be put
    to
    > >death.
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    > >The question?....What do women really want? Such a question would perplex
    > >even the most knowledgeable man, and to young Arthur, it seemed an
    > >impossible query. But, since it was better than death, he accepted the
    > >monarch's proposition to have an answer by year's end.
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    > >He returned to his kingdom and began to poll everyone: the princess, the
    > >priests, the wise men and even the court jester. He spoke with everyone,
    > >but no one could give him a satisfactory answer.
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    > >Many people advised him to consult the old witch, for only she would have
    > >the answer.
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    > >But the price would be high; as the witch was famous throughout the
    kingdom
    > >for the exorbitant prices she charged.
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    > >The last day of the year arrived and Arthur had no choice but to talk to
    > >the witch. She agreed to answer the question, but he would have to agree
    to
    > >her price first.
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    > >The old witch wanted to marry Sir Lancelot, the most noble of the Knights
    > >of the Round Table and Arthur's closest friend!
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    > >Young Arthur was horrified. She was hunchbacked and hideous, had only one
    > >tooth, smelled like sewerage, made obscene noises, etc. He had never
    > >encountered such a repugnant creature in all his life.
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    > >He refused to force his friend to marry her and endure such a terrible
    > >burden, but Lancelot, learning of the proposal, spoke with Arthur.
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    > >He said nothing was too big of a sacrifice compared to Arthur's life and
    > >the preservation of the Round Table.
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    > >Hence, a wedding was proclaimed and the witch answered Arthur's question
    > >thus:
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    > >What a woman really wants, she answered....is to be in charge of her own
    > >life.
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    > >Everyone in the kingdom instantly knew that the witch had uttered a great
    > >truth and that Arthur's life would be spared.
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    > >And so it was, the neighboring monarch granted Arthur his freedom and
    > >Lancelot and the witch had a wonderful wedding.
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    > >The honeymoon hour approached and Lancelot, steeling himself for a
    horrific
    > >experience, entered the bedroom. But, what a sight awaited him. The most
    > >beautiful woman he had ever seen, lay before him on the bed. The
    astounded
    > >Lancelot asked what had happened
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    > >The beauty replied that since he had been so kind to her when she
    appeared
    > >as a witch, she would henceforth, be her horrible deformed self only half
    > >the time and the beautiful maiden the other half.
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    > >Which would he prefer? Beautiful during the day....or night?
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    > >Lancelot pondered the predicament. During the day, a beautiful woman to
    > >show off to his friends, but at night, in the privacy of his castle, an
    old
    > >witch? Or, would he prefer having a hideous witch during the day, but by
    > >night, a beautiful woman for him to enjoy wondrous, intimate moments?
    > >
    > >What would YOU do???????????????
    > >Decide and scroll down......
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    > >Noble Lancelot, knowing the answer the witch gave Arthur to his question,
    > >said that he would allow HER to make the choice herself.
    > >
    > >Upon hearing this, she announced that she would be beautiful all the time
    > >because he had respected her enough to let her be in charge of her own
    > >life.
    > >
    > >Now....what is the moral to this story????????
    > >
    > >Think you know, scroll down......
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    > >The moral is.....
    > >If you don't let a woman have her own way....
    > >Things are going to get ugly.
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