They walk among us

Old 04-10-2014, 01:31 PM
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Wink They walk among us

You’ll like these.

Our society is doomed..............

IDIOT SIGHTING I handed the teller @ my bank a withdrawal slip for $400.00 I said "May I have large bills, please" She looked at me and said "I'm sorry sir, all the bills are the same size." When I got up off the floor I explained it to her....

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 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.' This was at the Ford dealership in Canton, MS

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 we 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 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 iceberglettuce. -- 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 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 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 Sheriff fs office, no less.

IDIOT SIGHTING How would you pronounce this child's name? "Le-a" Leah?? NO Lee - A?? NOPE Lay - a?? NO Lei?? Guess Again. This child attends a school in Kansas City, Mo. Her mother is irate because everyone is getting her name wrong. It's pronounced "Ledasha". When the Mother was asked about the pronunciation of the name, she said, "the dash don't be silent." SO, if you see something come across your desk like this please remember to pronounce the dash. If dey axe you why, tell dem de dash don't be silent.

STAY ALERT! They walk among us......and they VOTE and have babies.
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Old 04-10-2014, 01:45 PM
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thanks for the laugh, just what I needed
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Old 04-10-2014, 01:57 PM
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so funny and true about the change I do that all the time in order to get a dollar back instead of change especially the younger kids always tell me I gave them to much until I explain i....t lol
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, I'm still chuckling.
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Old 04-10-2014, 02:53 PM
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Too funny, I even had to share with my husband!
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Old 04-11-2014, 03:04 AM
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And they seem to be like rabbits and wire hangers, more and more of them all the time
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Old 04-11-2014, 03:32 AM
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Good way to start my day. My daughter works in a bank. I am going to tell her to use the first one on one of her favorite customers. They will love it.
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Old 04-11-2014, 03:43 AM
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Originally Posted by mandyrose View Post
so funny and true about the change I do that all the time in order to get a dollar back instead of change especially the younger kids always tell me I gave them to much until I explain i....t lol
I'm always relieved when I see the cash register calculate how much change I'm to receive. I can't tell you how many times I've had something like that happen to me. These things are funny ... but at the same time, they aren't.
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Old 04-11-2014, 04:07 AM
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Two true stories that happened to me---
Bank--I had a business deposit with less than $2.00in change. None of the coins made a roll. The teller said, "We don't take coins." what?? you're a bank!!

Fabric shop--I asked the cutter (a 18-19 yr old boy) for 1 1/3 yd. he said he couldn't cut that. He could not figure out how much that was because it wasn't marked on his yardstick. I bought 1 1/2 yd instead. He must have been absent in the third grade when fractions were presented.
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Old 04-11-2014, 04:14 AM
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I go to this nice restaurant for take-out. New cashier, meal is $18.25, hand her a 20 while I'm reaching in my pocket for a quarter, she's rang up the 20. I said I have a quarter, and looking me straight in the eyes, I can't take that, I've already put the 20 in and it tells me to give back $1. 75 cents. I was stunned that time. So, the next time I went, an the same thing started, I stopped her, and told her that my cash register tells me not to tip anymore if she doesn't know how to make correct change without depending on the cash reg.. She has even learned to count it back to me!
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