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Old 01-07-2008, 05:41 PM
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Be Careful Out There:

IDIOT SIGHTING:
We had to have the garage door repaired. 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, and said that we had the largest 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. He said, 'NO, it's not. Four is larger than two.'

We haven't used Sears repair since.


IDIOT SIGHTING
My daughter and I went through the McDonald's take-out 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 they could not do that kind of thing.' The clerk then proceeded to give me back $1 and 75 cents in change.

Do not confuse the clerks at McD's.



IDIOT SIGHTING:
I live in a semi-rural 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.'

From Kingman, KS


IDIOT SIGHTING IN FOOD SERVICE:
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.
From Kansas City


IDIOT SIGHTING:
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.'

Happened in Birmingham , Ala.


IDIOT SIGHTING:
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?!'

She was a probation officer in Wichita, KS



IDIOT SIGHTING:
At a good-bye luncheon for an old and dear coworker. She 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 that deer-in-the-headlights stare.

This was a lunch at Texas Instruments.



IDIOT SIGHTING:
I work with an individual who plugged her power strip back into itself and for the sake of her life, couldn't understand why her system would not turn on.

A deputy with the Dallas County Sheriffs office, no less.



IDIOT SIGHTING:
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, 'its open!' His reply, 'I know. I already got that side.'

This was at the Ford dealership in Canton, Mississippi


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Old 01-07-2008, 06:36 PM
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Default Re: Idiot Sighting....

Excellent, some really funny one's.
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Old 01-07-2008, 06:39 PM
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Default Re: Idiot Sighting....

Donna, had an even scarier one -- sent this to an online friend of mine awhile ago. She stated that (1) she couldn't understand why anyone would give $5.25 to the employee -- it was just too much $$; (2) it was a good idea to move the deer Xing sign so the deer would cross in another place and (3) the baggage handler should have checked the luggage since the person didn't know if anything had been handled. :dontknow:

From that point on, I quit sending jokes to folks. Never knew who would get it and who wouldn't.

But I do love reading these. Thanks!
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[quote=Donna ]
Be Careful Out There:
IDIOT SIGHTING:
I live in a semi-rural 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.'

Donna - Thanks,
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Loved the Sears guy!

I shouldn't admit this, but occasionally I come out with a dumb blonde comment. ??? :redface: (For years I was a natural blonde, now I'm just natural.) It's not that I'm dumb, just sometimes my mind is thinking one thing but the mouth says another. I sure hope it isn't a sign of more serious brain dysfunction in the future!
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Old 01-07-2008, 09:49 PM
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Funny anecdotes. :bigthumbsup:
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Old 01-08-2008, 01:30 AM
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Red,
do we all know this on-line friend????
: :dontknow: :redface: evil6
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Old 01-08-2008, 04:18 AM
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Pete, I resent that remark!! Grrrr.... >

Have a vague suspicion you were hinting it was me, the shy one :redface: :redface:

You know what?!!! You're probably right, not only shy, but not too swift :redface:

Your friend, Kathie (or ex-friend) :redface:

P.S. I that your real picture!!! :joke:
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Those were funny. It's amazing what's out there!
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Red,
do we all know this on-line friend????
: :dontknow: :redface: evil6
Before Kathie gets too paranoid, NO!
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I just asked a simple question, geeez,

no names or insinuations.

Some folks have vivid imaginations!!!!!!!!!!!!!



What about real pictures, are any of the pics. here real???
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Pete, I'm soooo sorry I insinuated it was me??? :

My paranoia got the best of me (geeez, where's my Prozac ;D ;D when I need it) ;D

Are we friends again?? Kathie :redface:

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Old 01-08-2008, 09:10 PM
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I just asked a simple question, geeez,

no names or insinuations.

Some folks have vivid imaginations!!!!!!!!!!!!!



What about real pictures, are any of the pics. here real???

There are a lot of real pics..My pic was taken last summer..It is for real..

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Old 01-08-2008, 09:16 PM
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Mine's for real. And now you all know what an idiot I am -- smiling amidst all the snow. Except that it got up to 71 degrees today.
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Old 01-08-2008, 09:47 PM
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Hi,

Donna, That was my next door neighbor. He also commented on the sign Falling Rock Zone. Wanted that one moved - so it wouldn't be on the road he travels.

I think I saw someone smoking - I did not think you were old enough to smoke and TOTV is a smoke free zone.

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