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Old June 28th, 2005, 02:27 AM
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How do these people survive?

1. Recently, when I went to McDonald's I saw on the menu that you
could have an order of 6, 9 or 12 Chicken McNuggets. I asked for a half
dozen nuggets. "We don't have half dozen nuggets," said the teenager at
the counter. "You don't?" I replied. "We only have six, nine, or
twelve," was the reply. "So I can't order a half dozen nuggets, but I can
order six?" "That's right." So I shook my head and ordered six
McNuggets.

2. I was checking out at the local Wal-Mart with just a few items
and the lady behind me put her things on the belt close to mine. I picked
up one of those "dividers" that they keep by the cash register and placed
it between our things so they wouldn't get mixed. After the girl had
scanned all of my items, she picked up the "divider", looking it all over
for the bar code so she could scan it. Not finding the bar code she said
to me, "Do you know how much this is?" I said to her "I've changed my
mind, I don't think I'll buy that today." She said "OK," and I paid her
for the things and left. She had no clue to what had just happened.

3. A lady at work was seen putting a credit card into her
floppy drive and pulling it out very quickly. When I inquired as to what
she was doing, she said she was shopping on the Internet and they kept
asking for a credit card number, so she was using the ATM "thingy."

4. I recently saw a distraught young lady weeping beside her car.
"Do you need some help?" I asked. She replied, "I knew I should have
replaced the battery to this remote door unlocker. Now I can't get into my
car. Do you think they (pointing to a distant convenience store) would
have a battery to fit this?" "Hmmm, I dunno. Do you have an alarm, too?"
I asked. "No, just this remote thingy," she answered, handing it and the
car keys to me. As I took the key and manually unlocked the door, I
replied, "Why don't you drive over there and check about the batteries.
It's a long walk."

5. Several years ago, we had an Intern who was none too swift. One
day she was typing and turned to a secretary and said, "I'm almost out of
typing paper. What do I do?" "Just use copier machine paper," the
secretary told her. With that, the intern took her last remaining blank
piece of paper, put it on the photocopier and proceeded to make five
"blank" copies.

6. I was in a car dealership a while ago, when a large motor
home was towed into the garage. The front of the vehicle was in dire need
of repair and the whole thing generally looked like an extra in "Twister."
I asked the manager what had happened. He told me that the driver had set
the "cruise control" and then went in the back to make a sandwich.

7. My neighbor works in the operations department in the central
office of a large bank. Employees in the field call him when they have
problems with their computers. One night he got a call from a woman in one
of the branch banks who had this question: "I've got smoke coming from the
back of my terminal. Do you guys have a fire downtown?"

8. Police in Radnor, Pa., interrogated a suspect by placing a
metal colander on his head and connecting it with wires to a photocopy
machine. The message "He's lying" was placed in the copier, and police
pressed the copy button each time they thought the suspect wasn't telling
the truth. Believing the "lie detector" was working, the suspect
confessed.

9. A mother calls 911 very worried asking the dispatcher if she
needs to take her kid to the emergency room, the kid was eating ants. The
dispatcher tells her to give the kid some Benadryl and should be fine, the
mother says, I just gave him some ant killer..... Dispatcher: Rush him to
emergency!

Life is tough. It's tougher if you're stupid."
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Old June 28th, 2005, 02:41 AM
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I hope these are transantory conditions as I would hate to think these people are that DIM.

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Old June 28th, 2005, 02:53 AM
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That's why you don't see many ugly blondes. It's natural selection at work.

Now, if we can just stop helping the good-looking ones.............

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It is hard to believe that these people actually made it to adulthood, were able to get those jobs or learn how to drive.

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Old June 28th, 2005, 08:28 AM
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Good ones STeve! I love the "stupid files"!

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You made my day...AND made some of my "stupid" moments seem much better!

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Thanks Steve..It is so sadddd that this is the truth...What is even sadder is, I have met everyone of those people either at the P.D. where I worked or with the 911, where I work now..They ARE out there.



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