Woman Lost (Not Her Valmet)

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Woman Lost (Not Her Valmet)

Post by Tallin » Mon Jul 11, 2011 4:27 pm

Woman Lost

A woman in a hot air balloon realized she was lost. She lowered her altitude and spotted a man in a boat below. She shouted to him,
"Excuse me, can you help me? I promised a friend I would meet him an hour ago, but I don't know where I am."

The man consulted his portable GPS and replied, "You're in a hot air balloon, approximately 30 feet above a ground elevation of 2,346 feet above sea level. You are at 31 degrees, 14.97 minutes north latitude and 100 degrees, 49.09 minutes west longitude."

She rolled her eyes and said, "You must be a Republican."

"I am," replied the man. "How did you know?"

"Well," answered the balloonist, "everything you told me I suppose is technically correct. But I have no idea what to do with your information, and I'm still lost. Frankly, you've not been much help to me."

The man smiled and responded, "You must be an Obama Democrat."

"I am," replied the balloonist. "How did you know?"

"Well," said the man, "you don't know where you are or where you are going. You've risen to where you are, due to a large quantity of hot air. You made a promise you have no idea how to keep, and you expect me to solve your problem. You're in exactly the same position you were in before we met, but somehow, now it's my fault."


"Do not use a hatchet to remove a fly from your friend's forehead."
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Post by 1981fj40 » Mon Jul 11, 2011 5:40 pm

Another good one to pass along.

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Post by Tom Doniphon » Mon Jul 11, 2011 10:16 pm

Eric that was funny until I realized how many people are in that balloon!

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Post by GoodGuy » Tue Jul 12, 2011 4:41 am

I'm guessing, too, that she's expecting the man she's meeting to pay for her dinner.

Good one Eric.

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Post by RM308 » Tue Jul 12, 2011 4:02 pm


That is so funny. But sadly it is soooooooo true! I meet those people all the time.

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