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Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by wasted wages, Aug 18, 2006.

  1. wasted wages

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    A man is driving down the road and breaks down near a monastery. He
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    > > The monks graciously accept him, feed him dinner, and even fix his
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    > > That night, he hears the same strange noise that he had heard years
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    > > The man says, All right, all right. I'm dying to know. If the only
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    > > The monks reply, You must travel the earth and tell us how many
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    > > The man sets about his task. Some forty-five years later, he returns
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    > > The monks reply, Congratulations. You are now a monk. We shall now
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    > > The monks lead the man to a wooden door, where the head monk says,
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    > > The man reaches for the knob, but the door is locked. He says, Real
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    > > Behind the wooden door is another door made of stone. The man
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    > > The monks give him the key, and he opens it, only to find a door
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    > > . .. . . But I can't tell you what it is because you're not a monk.
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