> Two Hunters from Michigan (a true story) ................. > This is from a radio program, a true report of an > incident in Michigan: > > A guy buys a brand new Lincoln Navigator SUV > for $42,500 and has $560 monthly payments. > > He and a friend go duck hunting in the winter, > and of course all the lakes are frozen over. > These two guys go out on the lake with their > guns, a dog, and the new Vehicle. > > They drive out onto the lake ice and get ready. > Now, they want to make some kind of a natural > landing area for the ducks, something for the > decoys to float on. In order to make a hole large > enough to look like something a wandering duck > would fly down and land on; it's going to > take a little more effort than an ice hole drill. > > So, out of the back of the new Navigator comes > a stick of dynamite with a short, 40 second fuse. > > Now these two Rocket Scientists do take into > consideration that they want to place the stick > of dynamite on the ice at a location far from where > they are standing (and the new Navigator), > because they don't want to take the risk of > slipping on the ice when they run from the > burning fuse and possibly go up in smoke with > the resulting blast. > > They light the 40 second fuse and throw the > dynamite. > > "Remember a couple of paragraphs back when > I mentioned the vehicle, the guns, and the DOG!! > > Let's talk about the dog: A highly trained Black > Lab used for RETRIEVING. Especially things > thrown by the owner. > > You guessed it, the dog takes off at a high rate > of doggy speed on the ice and captures the > stick of dynamite with the burning 40 second > fuse about the time it hits the ice. > > The two men yell, scream, wave their arms and > wonder what to do now. The dog, cheered on, > keeps coming. > > One of the guys grabs the shotgun and shoots > the dog. The shotgun is loaded with #8 buckshot, > hardly big enough to stop a Black Lab. The dog > stops for a moment, slightly confused, but > continues on. Another shot and this time the dog, > still standing, becomes really confused and of > course terrified, thinking these two geniuses > have gone insane. > > The dog takes off to find cover, under the brand > new Navigator. > The men continue to yell as they run. The > exhaust pipe on the truck is still hot, so the > dog yelps and drops the dynamite under the > truck, and takes off after his master. > > Then --"BOOM!"-- the Navigator is blown to > bits and sinks to the bottom of the lake in a > very large hole, leaving the two idiots standing > there with this "I can't believe this happened" > look on their faces. > > The insurance company says that sinking a > vehicle in a lake by illegal use of explosives is > NOT COVERED. He still has yet to make the > first of those $560.00 a month payments!!! > > And you thought your day was not going well!!