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Idiot sightings.

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Tropo, 14th Dec, 2010.

  1. Tropo

    Tropo Well-Known Member

    17th Aug, 2005

    My daughter and I went through the McDonald's driveway window and I gave the cashier a $5 bill.
    Our total was $4.25, so I also handed her 25c.
    She said, 'you gave me too much money.'

    I said,'Yes I know, but this way you can just give me a dollar coin 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 25c, and said 'We're sorry but they could not do that kind of thing.'
    The clerk then proceeded to give me back 75 cents in change.
    Do not confuse the clerks at MacD's.

    We had to have the garage door repaired.
    The 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 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,
    'NOOO, it's not. Four is larger than two.'
    We haven't used that repairman since.
    Happened in Ipswich, Qld.

    I live in a semi rural area.
    We recently had a new neighbour call the local council P & W office to request the removal of the WOMBAT CROSSING sign on our road.
    The reason: 'Too many wombats are being hit by cars out here!
    I don't think this is a good place for them to be crossing anymore.'
    Story from Collingwood, Melbourne.

    My daughter went to a Mexican takeaway and ordered a taco.
    She asked the person behind the counter for 'minimal lettuce.' He said he was sorry, but they only had iceberg lettuce.
    From Bankstown, Sydney.

    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.'
    This happened in Elizabeth S.A.

    The stoplight on the corner buzzes when it's safe to cross the street.
    I was crossing with an 'intellectually challenged' co-worker 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 is a government employee in Adelaide P.O.

    When my husband and I arrived at a car dealership to pick up our car after a service, 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.'
    STAY ALERT! They walk among us...