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>NINE IDIOT SIGHTINGS
>
> SIGHTING 1
> We had to have the garage door repaired 20 times. The
> Sears repairman
> told us that one of our problems was that we did not have a
> "large" enough
> motor on the opener. I thought for a minute, then said
> that we had the
> biggest one Sears made at that time, a 1/2 horsepower. He
> shook his head
> and said, "Lady, you need a 1/4 horsepower.." I responded
> that 1/2 was
> larger than 1/4, and he said, "No, it's not. Four is
> larger than two."
> We haven't used Sears repairmen since.

> SIGHTING 2
> My daughter and I went through the McDonald's takeout
> window and I gave
> the clerk a $5 bill. Our total was $4.25, so I also
> handed her a
> quarter. She said, "You gave me too much money." I
> said, "Yes, I know,
> but this way you can just give me a dollar bill back."
> She sighed and
> went to get the manager who asked me to repeat my
> request. I did so and
> he handed me back the quarter, and said, "We're sorry, but
> we can not do
> that kind of thing." The clerk then proceeded to give me
> back $1.75 in
> change. Do not confuse the clerks at McDonald's.
>
> SIGHTING 3
> I live in a semirural area. We recently had a new
> neighbor call the local
> township administrative office to request the removal of
> the DEER CROSSING
> sign on our road. The reason? "Too many deer are being
> hit by cars out
> here! I don't think this is a good place for them to be
> crossing
> anymore!"

> SIGHTING 4
> My daughter went to a local Taco Bell and ordered a taco.
> She asked the
> person behind the counter for "minimal lettuce." He said
> he was sorry,
> but they only had iceburg lettuce.

> SIGHTING 5
> I was at the airport, checking in at the gate, when an
> airport employee
> asked, "Has anyone put anything in your baggage without
> your knowledge?"
> To which I replied, "If it was without my knowledge, how
> would I know?"
> He smiled knowingly and nodded, "That's why we ask."

> SIGHTING 6
> The stoplight on the corner buzzes when it's safe to cross
> the street. I
> was crossing with an intellectually challenged coworker of
> mine. She
> asked if I knew what the buzzer was for. I explained that
> it signals
> blind people when the light is red. Appalled, she
> responded, "What on
> earth are blind people doing driving?!"

> SIGHTING 7
> At a good-bye luncheon for an old and dear coworker, who
> was leaving the
> company due to downsizing, our manager commented
> cheerfully, "This is fun,
> we should do this more often." Not another word was
> spoken, we all just
> looked at each other with the deer-in-the-headlights stare.
>
> SIGHTING 8
> I work with an individual who plugged her power strip back
> into itself
> and, for the sake of her life, could not understand why her
> system would
> not turn on.

> SIGHTING 9
> When my husband and I arrived at an automobile dealership
> to pick up our
> car, we were told the keys had been locked in it. We went
> to the service
> department and found a mechanic working feverishly to
> unlock the driver's
> side door. As I watched from the passenger side, I
> instinctively tried
> the door handle and discovered that it was unlocked.
> "Hey," I announced
> to the technician, "it's open!" His reply? "I know, I
> already got that
> side."
> STAY ALERT
> THEY WALK AMONG US -- AND REPRODUCE
 
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