Genious at work

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  1. Fluffy

    By:FluffyJan 18, 2006
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    >> >ONE. 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.
    >> >
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    >> >>>--
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    >> >
    >> >TWO. I was checking out at the local Target 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.
    >> >
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    >> >>>--
    >> >>>> >
    >> >
    >> >THREE. 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."
    >> >
    >> >>
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    >> >
    >> >FOUR. 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 in this remote. 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."
    >> >
    >> >>
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    >> >
    >> >FIVE. Several years ago, we had a junior typist 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 junior took her last remaining blank piece of
    >>paper, put
    >>
    >> >it on the photocopier and proceeded to make five "blank" copies.
    >> >
    >> >>
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    >> >> >
    >> >
    >> >SIX. My neighbour works in the I.T. 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 branches who had this question: "I've got smoke coming from
    >>the
    >> >back of my terminal. Do you guys have a fire downtown?"
    >> >
    >> >>
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    >> >
    >> >SEVEN. Police in Dubbo NSW interrogated a suspect by placing a
    >>metal
    >> >colander on his head and connecting it with wires to a
    >>photocopier
    >>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.
     
  2. Utility Player

    By:Utility PlayerJan 18, 2006
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    Strange that Mata didn't tell us about his brush with the law :D
     
  3. The Wheel

    By:The WheelJan 18, 2006
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    So that is where he has been
     
  4. Guest

    By:GuestJan 18, 2006
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    The sad thing is it is probably a true story.
     
  5. Dan

    By:DanJan 18, 2006
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    why do people on humid days of like yesterday and monday, never open bus windows just because it has been raining. Do they not realise 75 people on a bus with no windows open is not a good thing, especially when the outside temperature is over 26 and the humidity is at about 80%?

    that is stupidity
     
  6. Garts

    By:GartsJan 18, 2006
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    fark I hate it when I catch the bus and some idiot has left the window open and the seat is all wet from the rain. glad I dont catch public transport much, caught the bus yesterday and Im pretty sure is had air con so it was not too bad but I get your point, especially on a long trip down the Nth Beaches!!!!
     
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