Old 21-06-2007, 10:45   #1 (permalink)
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hot air joke

A man in a hot air balloon realised he was lost.
He reduced altitude and spotted a woman below.
He descended a bit more and shouted,"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 woman below replied, "You're in a hot air balloon hovering approximately
30 feet above the ground. You're between 40 and 41 degrees north latitude
and between 59 and 60 degrees west longitude."

"You must be in Information Technology," said the balloonist.
"I am," replied the woman, "how did you know?"
"Well," answered the balloonist, "everything you told me is probably
technically correct, but I've no idea what to make of your information and
the fact is, I'm still lost. Frankly, you've not been much help at all.
If anything, you've delayed my trip."

The woman below responded, "You must be in Management."
"I am," replied the balloonist, "but how did you know?"
"Well," said the woman, "you don't know where you are or where you're going.
You have risen to where you are, due to a large quantity of hot air.
You made a promise, which you've no idea how to keep, and you expect people
beneath you to solve your problems. The fact is you are in exactly the same
position you were in before we met, but now, somehow, it's my f**king
I've met some pricks in my time, but you sir, are a fucking cactus.

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Old 21-06-2007, 10:48   #2 (permalink)
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haha!! an old boss of mine was an avid hot air balloonist and this rings true on sooooooo many levels with him!!!
The human race is faced with a cruel choice: work or daytime television.

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Old 21-06-2007, 11:03   #3 (permalink)
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haha - forwarded.
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Old 21-06-2007, 11:30   #4 (permalink)
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Haha. That's a classic.
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Old 21-06-2007, 12:13   #6 (permalink)
if only i was arsed ...
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oldie - but still a goodie !!

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Old 21-06-2007, 12:21   #7 (permalink)
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lool haha nice one
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Old 22-06-2007, 01:22   #8 (permalink)
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haha! very nice - made me smile after a crappy day
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