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Board: Funny Pages
Jan 22, 2005 10:09pm
Q: What has 36 feet and four teeth?
A: The front row of a Willie Nelson concert!

*applause* Thank you, thank you. If you have any other jokes, links to other funny websites, or whatever the case may be, post it here!
Spare a penny?
Board: Funny Pages
Jan 25, 2005 11:23am
A man asked God "What is a million years to you?"

God answers "A million years is as a minute to me"

The man ponders this then asks "God, what is a million dollars to you?"

God replies "A million dollars is as a penny to me."

The man mull this over for bit then asks "God? May I please have a penny?"

God smiles and says "In a minute..."
Guy goes to a doctor
Board: Funny Pages
Jan 25, 2005 9:36pm
A guy goes to a doctor and says, "Doc, what's wrong with me? I keep seeing talking dogs, talking ducks and talking mice.
The doctor says, "Don't worry, you're just having
Disney spells"
The pirate
Board: Funny Pages
Jan 25, 2005 9:52pm
A pirate walks into a bar. As he sits down, the bartender notices he has a steering wheel sticking out of his fly.
The bartender says, "Excuse me, but do you know that you have a steering wheel in your pants?"
The pirate says, "Aye, matey, and it's driving me nuts"
What You Car Says About You
Board: Funny Pages
Jan 25, 2005 11:14pm
Acura Integra             - I have always wanted to own the Buick of sports
cars
Acura Legend - I'm too bland for German cars
Acura NSX - I am impotent
Audi 90 - I enjoy putting out engine fires
Buick Park Avenue - I am older than 34 of the 50 states
Cadillac Eldorado - I am a very good Mary Kay salesman
Cadillac Seville - I am a pimp
Chevrolet Camaro - I enjoy beating the hell out of people
Chevrolet Chevette - I like seeing people's reactions when I tell
them I have a 'Vette
Chevrolet Corvette - I'm in a mid-life crisis
Chevrolet El Camino - I am leading a militia to overthrow the
government
Chrysler Cordoba - I dig the rich Corinthian leather
Datsun 280Z - I have a kilo of cocaine in my wheel well
Dodge Dart - I teach third grade special education and I
voted for Eisenhower
Dodge Daytona - I delivered pizza for four years to get
this car
Ferrari Testarossa - I am known to prematurely ejaculate
Ford Fairmont - (See Dodge Dart)
Ford Mustang - I slow down to 85 in school zones
Ford Crown Victoria - I enjoy having people slow to 55mph and
change lanes when I pull up behind them
Ford F-150 pickup - I live in a trailer and my good dishes have
Elvis on them.
Geo Storm - I will start the 11th grade in the fall.
Geo Tracker - I will start the 12th grade in the fall.
Honda del Sol - I have always said, half a convertible is
better than no convertible at all
Honda Civic - I have just graduated and have no credit
Honda Accord - I lack any originality and am basically a
lemming.
Honda Passport - I'm fooled by every disguise of the Trix
rabbit.
Infiniti Q45 - I am a physician with 17 malpractice suits
pending.
Isuzu Impulse - I do not give a damn about J.D. Power or his
reports.
Jaguar XJ6 - I am so rich I will pay 60K for a car that is
in the shop 280 days per year.
Kia Sephia - I learned nothing from the failure of Daihatsu
Corp.
Lamborghini Countach - I only have one testicle
Lincoln Town Car - I live for bingo and covered dish suppers
Mercury Grand Marquis - (See above)
Mercedes 500SL - I will beat you up if you ask me for an autograph
Mercedes 560SEL - I have a daughter named Bitsy and a son named
Cole
Mazda Miata - I do not fear being decapitated by an
eighteen-wheeler
MGB - I am dating a mechanic
Mitsubishi Diamante - I don't know what it means either
Nissan 300ZX - I have yet to complete my divorce proceedings.
Oldsmobile Cutlass - I just stole this car and I'm going to make a
fortune off the parts
Peugeot 505 Diesel - I am on the EPA's Ten Most Wanted List
Plymouth Neon - I sincerely enjoy doing the Macarena
Pontiac Trans AM - I have a switchblade in my sock
Porsche 911 Turbo - I have a three inch thingie
Porsche 944 - I am dating big haired women that otherwise
would be inaccessible to me
Rolls Royce Silver Shadow - I think Pat Buchannon is a tad bit too liberal
Saturn SC2 - (See Honda Civic)
Subaru Legacy - I have always wanted a Japanese car even
more inferior than Isuzu
Toyota Camry - I am still in the closet
Volkswagon Beetle - I still watch Partridge Family reruns
Volkswagon Cabriolet - I am out of the closet
Volkswagon Microbus - I am tripping right now
Volvo 740 Wagon - I am frightened of my wife
What My Car says about me
Board: Funny Pages
Jan 26, 2005 7:47am
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I have a Honda Civic Hybrid. Does that say that I graduated a long time ago and now need a car that is easy to get into?

And if it does talk about me it probably says that I am a crazy person that takes a Honda on roads that a four wheeler shouldn't be on. (Anyone for fording rivers? in the N GA mountains? in the winter?) YEHAW!
The Cannibal
Board: Funny Pages
Jan 26, 2005 9:24am
A cannibal goes to a witch doctor. He says, "Doc, you gotta help me. My stomach is killing me."
The witch doctor asks him what he had been eating.
And the cannibal answers, "missionaries"
"What type?"
"You know, the ones with the brown robes and funny hair cuts"
Then the doctor asked him how he had been cooking them.
"Well, I boil them in my big pot"
The doctor says, "There's your problem, they're not boilers,
...they're friars"
Re: What My Car says about me
Board: Funny Pages
Reply to: #1956 by judithandsparky
Jan 26, 2005 12:02pm
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Geez, J&S, hybrid don't mean amphibicar !!

Cock o' the Trail
Re: What My Car says about me
Board: Funny Pages
Reply to: #1962 by Cock o' the Trail
Jan 27, 2005 9:58am
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"Geez, J&S, hybrid don't mean amphibicar !!"

Yeah, that's what the Honda shop said as they were re-installing the front under-shield and washing the mud out of the innards.

Oh, well. I used to take a john boat (small metal boat) to the river in the back of a Chevette. I've always thought that small cars can go some amazing places if you aren't afraid to try.
Re: What My Car says about me
Board: Funny Pages
Reply to: #1990 by judithandsparky
Jan 27, 2005 3:57pm
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It aint stuck till you have to get out and push. and 4 wheel drive only means thats 3 more to spin in the mud.

Boxdn
Words of Wisdom From Mothers to Daughter
Board: Funny Pages
Feb 10, 2005 10:06am
I got this out of a really cool Rag Mag - published out of FL, called "The Turnip Green"
- Don't imagine you can change a man - unless he's in diapers
- If they put a man on the moon - they should be able to put them all up there.
- Never let your man's mind wander - it's too little to be out alone.
- Men are the same - they just have different faces so we can tell them apart
- Women don't make fun of men - most of them are the do it yourself types.
- Love is blind - but marraige is a real eye opener
- If you want a commited man - look in a mental hospital
- The children of Irael wandered the desert for 40 years - Even in biblical times men wouldn't ask for directions
- Sadly, all men are created equal...
How to build a campfire...
Board: Funny Pages
Mar 1, 2005 8:09am
A little campfire humor in light of our first camping trip of 2005. (I think I have covered at least half of the steps below).

15 Steps to Build a Campfire

1. Split dead limb into fragments and shave one fragment into slivers.
2. Bandage left thumb.
3. Chop other fragments into smaller fragments.
4. Bandage left foot.
5. Make structure of slivers (include those embedded in hand.)
6. Light Match
7. Light Another Match
8. Apply match to slivers, add wood fragments, and blow gently into base of fire.
9. Apply burn ointment to nose.
10. While fire is burning, collect more wood.
11. Upon discovering that fire has gone out while out searching for
more wood, soak wood from can labeled "kerosene."
12. Treat face and arms for second-degree burns.
13. Re-label can to read "gasoline."
14. When fire is burning well, add all remaining firewood.
15. When thunder storm has passed, repeat steps
Primordial Poker
Board: Funny Pages
Mar 2, 2005 9:51pm
Order: Is each here? Does each have his opposite?
Chaos: I am here, but my opposite is you.
Order: Huh?
Evil: Don't let him bug ya'. We're here.
Truth: My opposite is not here.
Good: Is your opposite "Lies"?
Truth: My opposite is "Void". He couldn't make it.
Evil: *snicker* Figures!
Order: Agh! How are we going to seat five! This table is made for six!
Evil: Just take out his chair and move over. Sheesh!
Good: I have the cards.
Evil: I've got the chips.
Truth: I have the beer.
Chaos: I have the cards!
Order: Shut up.

...

Order: Whose deal is it?
Evil: Do ya' gotta ask that EVERY time?
Truth: It is Good's deal.
Good: OK, five card draw...uh, everything is wild.
Evil: How can anyone win if everything is wild?
Good: No ONE can win, but we all can call ourselves winners if...
Order: I like this game.
Evil: This is pointless.
Truth: It is time to deal.
Good: Here we go! Your bet, Truth.
Truth: Five.
Order: Five and raise you five.
Evil: Don't you morons get it? It doesn't matter how much you bet!
Order: I like ten better.
Evil: *sigh* Call.
Chaos: I fold.
Evil: YOU CAN'T LOSE!
Chaos: I still fold.
Good: OK, I'll call. How many, Truth?
Evil: What's the point in taking more cards?
Truth: I will keep the cards I have.
Order: I will take two.
Evil: Why?!?
Order: I didn't like those.
Evil: None for me.
Chaos: I'll take six.
Good: Sorry, you folded. Dealer keeps his. Bets?
Evil: Oh, just get this over with.
Order: But now we have to bet!
Evil: Any money you put in, you're just gonna get back!
Truth: I am in agreement with Evil. Let us show our cards. I have five aces.
Order: I have five ace of spades.
Chaos: I have a three.
Good: Please be quiet. I also have five aces. We all win.
Evil: Hold it, bub. Six aces, read'em and weep.
Good: Where did you get that card?
Truth: He stole it from Chaos.
Evil: You know the rules, boys. The pot's mine.
Good: That was a stupid game.
Order: Whose deal is it?
Truth: The dealer progression is opposite the deal. Chaos deals.
Chaos: Whee!
all but Chaos: *groan*
Chaos: Eleven card stud-hold'em with threes, eights, jacks, and kings wild...fives count as fours, fours count as nines, and queens don't count unless there is a prime numbered spade showing...
Order: I fold...
The Mt. Everest Yeti
Board: Funny Pages
Mar 6, 2005 10:10am
Once there was a group of hikers climbing Mt. Everest. The group leader gave the rest of the group some very important advice. "If by chance you see the Yeti, run, but whatever you do, Don't Touch The Yeti!!"
That night, after the group had set up camp, one member was in his tent, when the great Yeti came. The Yeti was standing in the doorway. The guy was so scared, he shot out running, but on his way, he touched the Yeti. The Yeti started running after him. The guy was running as fast as he could. He got off the mountain, but the Yeti was still following. He rented a bike and cycled all the way to the nearest city. Later, the man saw the Yeti coming. The guy caught a train and headed out of the city as fast as he could.
A couple days later, he saw the Yeti coming. The guy at once, got on a plane to America. A few weeks later, he sees the Yeti coming his way. The guy starts running as fast as he could, but he was too exhausted. He trips and falls. The Yeti comes up to the man. The guy gets up to his feet and says, "What do you want?!"
The Yeti reaches out to him and says, "Tag, you're it."
"Star Trek Lost Episodes" Transcript
Board: Funny Pages
Mar 28, 2005 8:43am
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<Picard> Mr. LaForge, have you had any success with your attempts at finding a weakness in the Borg? And Mr. Data, have you been able to access their command pathways?

<Geordi> Yes, Captain. In fact, we found the answer by searching through our archives on late twentieth-century computing technology.

<Geordi presses a key, and a logo appears on the computer screen.>

<Riker looks puzzled.> What the hell is 'Microsoft'?

<Data turns to answer.> Allow me to explain. We will send this program, for some reason called 'Windows', through the Borg command pathways. Once inside their root command unit, it will begin consuming system resources at an unstoppable rate.

<Picard> But the Borg have the ability to adapt. Won't they alter their processing systems to increase their storage capacity?

<Data> Yes, Captain. But when 'Windows' detects this, it creates a new version of itself known as an 'upgrade'. The use of resources increases exponentially with each iteration. The Borg will not be able to adapt quickly enough. Eventually all of their processing ability will be taken over and none will be available for their normal operation function.

<Picard> Excellent work. This is even better than that 'unsolvable geometric shape' idea.

. . . 15 Minutes Later . . .

<Data> Captain, we have successfully installed the 'Windows' in the command unit and as expected it immediately consumed 85% of all resources. We however have not received any confirmation of the expected 'upgrade'.

<Geordi> Our scanners have picked up an increase in Borg storage and CPU capacity to compensate, but we still have no indicatin of an 'upgrade' to compensate for their increase.

<Picard> Data, scan the history banks again and determine if there is something we have missed.

<Data> Sir, I believe there is a reason for the failure in the 'upgrade'. Appearently the Borg have circumvented that part of the plan by not sending in their registration cards.

<Riker> Captian, we have no choice. Requesting permission to begin emergency escape sequence 3F. . .

<Geordi, excited> Wait, Captain! I just detected their CPU capacity has suddenly dropped to 0%!

<Picard> Data, what does your scanners show?

<Data> Appearently the Borg have found the internal 'Windows' module named 'Solitaire' and it has used up all the CPU capacity.

<Picard> Let's wait and see how long this 'solitaire' can reduce their functionality.

. . . Two Hours Pass . . .

<Riker> Geordi, what's the status on the Borg?

<Geordi> As expected the Borg are attempting to re-engineer to compensate for increased CPU and storage demands, but each time they successfully increase resources I have setup our closest deep space monitor beacon to transmit more 'Windows' modules from something called the 'Microsoft Fun-Pack'.

<Picard> How much time will that buy us?

<Data> Current Borg solution rates allow me to predict an interest time span of 6 more hours.

<Geordi> Captain, another vessel has entered our sector.

<Picard> Identify.

<Data> It appears to have markings very similar to the 'Microsoft' logo.

<Over the speakers> THIS IS ADMIRAL BILL GATES OF THE MICROSOFT FLAGSHIP MONOPOLY. WE HAVE CONFIRMATION OF UNREGISTERED SOFTWARE IN THIS SECTOR. SURRENDER ALL ASSETS AND WE CAN AVOID ANY TROUBLE. YOU HAVE 10 SECONDS.

<Data> The alien ship has just opened its forward hatches and released thousands of humanoid shaped objects.

<Picard> Magnify forward viewer on the alien craft.

<Riker> Good God, Captain! Those are humans floating straight toward the Borg ship with no life support suits! How can they survive the tortures of deep space?!

<Data> I don't believe that those are humans sir. If you will look closer I believe you will se that they are carrying something recognized by twenty-first century man as doe skin leather briefcases, and wearing Armani suits.

<Ricker and Picard together horrified> Lawyers!!

<Geordi> It can't be. All the lawyers were rounded up and sent hurtling into the sun in 2017 during the Great Awakening.

<Data> True, but appearently some must have survived.

<Riker> They have surrounded the Borg ship and are covering it with all types of papers.

<Data> I believe that is known in ancient venacular as 'red tape'. It often proves fatal.

<Riker> They're tearing the Borg to pieces!

<Picard> Turn off the monitors. I can't stand to watch, not even the Borg deserve that.
Re: "Star Trek Lost Episodes" Transcript
Board: Funny Pages
Reply to: #3177 by Green Tortuga
Mar 28, 2005 9:04am
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Wow, this would be right up there with the episode where Picard was kidnapped. This is the best of both worlds.

-Too funny, as a closet Trekkie (or Trekker, depending on your level of obsessiveness :) I salute you.

Cadenza
-who is rolling on the floor laughing.
Re: "Star Trek Lost Episodes" Transcript
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Reply to: #3177 by Green Tortuga
Mar 28, 2005 10:36am
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Very funny.
Part of me would like to say that I did not enjoy or even understand what is written on this page. The Trekkie humor was completely lost on me as I pay no attention to such sci-fi nonsense.
Unfortunately (or fortunately-- depending on your view), I fall into the Trekkie category and not only enjoyed it but passed it on to friends.
Re: "Star Trek Lost Episodes" Transcript
Board: Funny Pages
Reply to: #3177 by Green Tortuga
Mar 28, 2005 12:31pm
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Wow! Not only was I reared on Star Trek, I've been having Microsoft-related computer trouble all week. The half of my lab that has switched to Linux is rolling on the ground while the other half is trying not to let us see their smiles...
Jet Fuel
Board: Funny Pages
Apr 4, 2005 7:27pm
A couple of airplane mechanics and drinking buddies are in the hanger at Newark, where the runway is fogged in and they have nothing to do.
John says, "Man, have you got anything to drink?"
"Nah", says Bill, "But I hear that you can drink jet fuel; that it will give you a real buzz." So they proceed to drink jet fuel, get smashed, and have a beautiful time as only drinking buddies can. Next morning, John expects his head to explode when he gets up, but is pleasantly suprised that he has no hangover at all. The phone rings with Bill asking how he feels.
"I feel great!" says John. "No hangover!"
"Me neither," says Bill.
That jet fuel is great stuff and no hangover," says John. "We ought to do this more often." "Yeah," says Bill. "but one thing. Did you fart yet?"
"No, why?"
"Because I'm in Phoenix"
Pizza Hut Jokes....
Board: Funny Pages
May 23, 2005 1:09am
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For those of you who don't know it, I spent four years working at "The Hut." During that time, I wrote a number of Pizza Hut Pampletes as gags. Oh, the fun I had. I poked fun at everything. The script we had to read when answering the phone, the management, the corporation--you name it, I probably made fun of it. Some of the pamphlets, I knew, would be taken down as soon as my boss caught wind of it, so I'd secretly put it up immediately when I knew he was leaving for a couple of days. I even disguised it by putting on a Pizza Hut logo so it blended in with all of the other (i.e. official) Pizza Hut pamphlets that were pinned up to the board.

Anyhow.... I was just revisiting some of the old pamplets and thought I'd share the first one here. Many of these are inside jokes that you might not get, but I'll try to explain those! Without further ado....

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The Jokes — Part 1
(I put "Part I" to make it sound like more jokes were on the way. I never inteded to write a Part 2. I did write other Pizza Hut pamplets, and while many were very funny, they were not simply a list of stupid jokes!)

After much research and thought, I have compiled a list of Pizza Hut jokes which fit well in the modern era but those which will never grow out of date to be passed from one generation of Pizza Hut workers to the next.

(Some of these questions were designed to be out of date almost immediately after being created, despite my claims!)

Q. If a bigfoot could eat pizza,
If a bigfoot would eat pizza,
How much pizza would a bigfoot eat,
If a bigfoot could eat pizza?
A. Three!
(The answer isn't important so much as the fact that the bigfoot pizza was discontinued shortly after I created these questions.)

Q. How many breadsticks does it take to make a dozen?
A. Twelve!
(The joke that never was....)

Q. What do you get when you cross two breadsticks?
A. More breadsticks!
(Some sexual jokes in the workplace--what was I thinking?!)

Q. What did the pizza say to the cheese?
A. Cover me — I’m going in the oven!
(Actually kind of a clever joke--I even smirk when I read it now. *smirk*)

Q. What did the thin pepperoni say to the thick pepperoni?
A. Gaining a little weight?
(This is another out-of-date joke almost as soon as I made it. Pizza Hut used to have two different pepperoni with different thicknesses. It's now a one-thickness only pepperoni joint.)

Q. What’s the difference between Pepsi and Coke?
A. Coke is a four letter word!
Back in the day, Pizza Hut was owned by Pepsi and there was actually a policy in our policy manual that forbid employees from bringing in a Coca-Cola label that (*gasp!*) might be seen by others--including other employees. Employees that brought a can of Coke, for instance, we're required to throw it away before they could start work. Later Pizza Hut was spun off--with Taco Bell and KFC--into a separate company. But you'll still find probably 95% of all Pizza Huts still serving Pepsi for that reason.)

Q. What did the plate say to the fat lady?
A. I’m in for it now!
(A crude, tasteless joke, really.)

Q. If a pound of cheese leaves Pizza Hut traveling at 10 mph due south in adverse weather conditions, how long will it take a shift manager to notice?
A. I don’t know, but it’s sure a great start to a riddle!
(We always loved to harrass the management. This was before I became a shift manager myself, however!)

Q. What weighs more: A pound of cheese or a pound of breadsticks?
A. The breadsticks! (Caught you on that one, didn’t I?)
(This is meant to confuse you--don't think too hard on it!)

Q. If a customer complains about a fly in his pizza, what should you do?
A. Explain that due to inactive neurons from too many carrots being in the vicinity, he’s imagining it.
(Again, this is just meant to confuse you.)

Q.In Monopoly, the rent for an undeveloped Boardwalk is $50. How much would rent be if you built a Pizza Hut on it?
A.Umm, well, nevermind.
(I figured pretending not to want to answer would be funnier than actually answering the question!)

Q. Who in the world would be lame enough to write all these Pizza Hut jokes?
A. Must you really ask? He’s Somewhere around here....
(For this first pamplete, I put it up "anonymously." I didn't actually care if anyone knew it was me who put it up, though, so this is actually a clue to help my boss figure it out. My handle on a local BBS was Somewhere, and that capital S should have clued both my boss and a certain shift manager who knew about my handle of my real identity. Only my boss figured it out. The shift manager was so clueless he couldn't find his own shoes when he was wearing them. *rolling eyes*)

****

And that's it.

-- Ryan
Re: Pizza Hut Jokes....
Board: Funny Pages
Reply to: #4405 by Green Tortuga
May 23, 2005 4:40am
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I used to draw cartoons when things were slow at my old job.

I wish I could find them now

But some of them were pretty popular. Even the management looked forward to them
*smirk*
Some managers even gave me suggestions for my next installment <big eye roll>
Do you have to turn in your sense of humor when you get that position?

S~N~K
Re: Pizza Hut Jokes....
Board: Funny Pages
Reply to: #4406 by Sits N Knits
May 23, 2005 9:46am
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Quote Do you have to turn in your sense of humor when you get that position?


Oh, no, I kept writing pamphlets long after I became a shift manager. =)

-- Ryan
Sherlock Holmes and the Great Outdoors
Board: Funny Pages
Jun 22, 2005 12:15pm
Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson go on a camping trip, set up their tent, and fall asleep. Some hours later, Holmes wakes his faithful friend.
"Watson, look up at the sky and tell me what you see."
Watson replies, "I see millions of stars."
"What does that tell you?"
Watson ponders for a moment. "Astronomically speaking, it tells me that there are millions of galaxies and potentially billions of planets. Astrologically, it tells me that Saturn is in Leo. Timewise, it appears to be approximately a quarter past three. Theologically, it's evident the Lord is all powerful and we are small and insignificant. Meteorologically, it seems we will have a beautiful day tomorrow. What does it tell you?"
Holmes is silent for a moment, then speaks. "Watson, you idiot, someone has stolen our tent."
Bad Blonde Joke
Board: Funny Pages
Jun 22, 2005 12:19pm
This blonde goes into a restaurant and notices there's a "peel and win" sticker on her coffee cup. So, she peels it off and starts screaming, "I've won a motor home! I've won a motor home!"
    The waitress says, "That's impossible. The biggest prize is a mini-van.
    "But the blonde keeps screaming, "I've won a motor home! I've won a motor home!"
    Finally, the manager comes over and says, "Ma'am, I'm sorry, but you're mistaken. You couldn't possibly have won a motor home, because we didn't have that as a prize!"
    The blonde says, "No, it's not a mistake. I've won a motor home!" So, she hands the ticket to the manager and he reads "WIN A BAGEL."
One is the loneliest number....
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Jul 8, 2005 12:57pm
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I found this little interesting tid-bit in last week's New Times here in SLO. =)

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Randy Way cast the only vote in a referendum on whether to approve a plan by the village of Oregon, Wis., to annex 80 acres from the town of Oregon. The measure passed. Way is the only person living in the annexed area and cast his ballot after filing a petition, which only he was eligible to sign, asking for the referendum. Although Way was the only eligible voter, Town Clerk Denise Austin printed two ballots "just in case he read it wrong and made a mistake." Way voted 17 minutes after the polls opened, but three paid poll workers remained on duty for 13 hours because town officials couldn't find any provision in state law allowing them to close early.
Re: One is the loneliest number....
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Reply to: #5979 by Green Tortuga
Jul 8, 2005 4:31pm
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That is too funny. It reminds me of the election held in a small town near here last year that was an exact tie between mayoral candidates. Nobody realized until it tied that the law stated that a tie vote would be decided by the flip of a coin. I find it hilarious that the provisions of the law were like that and a town's fate came down to a coin toss. Luckily, both of the candidates were good natured about it and accepted the results.
Re: One is the loneliest number....
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Reply to: #5979 by Green Tortuga
Jul 8, 2005 8:59pm
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I thought being a poll worker during a primary with only 140 voters was dull.

>Way voted 17 minutes after the polls opened, but three paid poll workers remained on duty for 13 hours because town officials couldn't find any provision in state law allowing them to close early.<
Geocaching: A definition
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Jul 11, 2005 7:10pm
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In the August issue of Backpacker, they have "The Unofficial, Unabridged, Slick-talking, Fast-walking Hiker's Glossary"

For geocaching (v): The unfortunate result of owning a GPS and having nowhere to go

Hahaha! I thought that was pretty humorous. =)

There are some other really funny entries, but none really related to letterboxing, per se.

Oh, wait, here's a couple of more that could apply to letterboxing:

Declination (n): The transitional state between precisely knowing one's location and being utterly, hopelessly lost. Usually the result of declining, once too often, to consult the compass.

Three-hour tour (n): A dayhike that looks all too easy at the trailhead until, well, the weather started getting rough, and the tiny ship was...anyway, you get the picture.

Topo (n): Seriously, if you need this defined, you picked up the wrong magazine. Did you mean to pull out that copy of Better Homes & Gardens?

REI (v): Return Every Item

Turtling (v): To fall backwards onto one's backpack at an angle that makes it exceedingly difficult to right oneself. Always funny when it happens to someone else.

Gore-Tex (n): Popular waterprootf/breathable material made with a micro-thin membrane of pure gold.

Okay, that's it. If you want the whole list, you'll have to pick up a copy of Backpacker yourself. ;o)

-- Ryan
Re: Geocaching: A definition
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Reply to: #6113 by Green Tortuga
Jul 11, 2005 7:20pm
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Turtling (v): To fall backwards onto one's backpack at an angle that makes it exceedingly difficult to right oneself. Always funny when it happens to someone else.


Um, so is that where the trail name comes from?

DB
Re: Geocaching: A definition
Board: Funny Pages
Reply to: #6114 by dewberry
Jul 11, 2005 7:40pm
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Quote Um, so is that where the trail name comes from?


Well, no.... However, I will fess to having that happen to me once on the AT. I had to take off and extract myself from my pack to get back up! =) It seemed strangely appropriate at the time, and because nobody was around to see it, I could laugh at the incident instead of hang my head in embarrassment. =)

-- Ryan