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Old 12-19-2005, 07:17 PM   #1
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Found this the other day. Thought it was pretty neat. This is EXACTLY how I read it.


I was riding to work yesterday when I observed a female driver cut right in front of a pick-up truck, causing him to have to drive on to the shoulder to avoid hitting her. This evidently angered the driver enough that he hung his arm out his window and flipped her off.
"Man that guy is stupid," I thought to myself.
I ALWAYS smile nicely and wave in a sheepish manner whenever a female dow anything to me in traffic, and I drive 48 miles each way every day from work. That'* 96 miles a day.
Of these, 16 miles each way is bumper to bumper. Most of the bumper to bumper is on an 8 lane highway. There are 7 cars every 40 feet for 32 miles. That works out to be 982 cars every mile, or 31,424 cars.
Even though the rest of the 32 miles is not bumper to bumper, I figure I pass at least another 4,000 cars. That brings the number to something like 36,000 cars that I see every day. Statistically, females drive half of these. That'* 18,000 women drivers!
In any given group, 1 in 28 has PMS. That'* 642.
According to Cosmopolitan, 70% describe their life as dissatisfying or unrewarding. That'* 642.
According to the National Institute of Health, 22% of all females have seriously considered suicide and homocide. That'* 98.
And 34% describe men as their biggest problem. That'* 33.
According to the NRA, 5% of all females carry weapons, and this number is increasing. That means that EVERY SINGLE DAY, I drive past at least one female that has a lousy love life, thinks men are her biggest problem, has seriously considered suicide or homocide, has PMS, and is armed.
Flip her off? I think not.
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Sounds like my step-daughter
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70% of 642 is not 642
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70% of 642 is not 642
No, the 70% is of however many are left after you subtract the 642 PMSers.
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No it'* just a misprint. The second 642 should be 449, and it all works out. 70% of 449 is 98.
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No it'* just a misprint. The second 642 should be 449, and it all works out. 70% of 449 is 98.
Oh, ok. I'm having an ADD day.
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No it'* just a misprint. The second 642 should be 449, and it all works out. 70% of 449 is 98.
Oh, ok. I'm having an ADD day.
Haha, happens to the best of us. I just have a head for crunching numbers.
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Well, it is OK and safe to flip off your fellow motorist (male or female) these days.
Many of them are too busy talking on the cell phone to notice.
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Well, it is OK and safe to flip off your fellow motorist (male or female) these days.
Many of them are too busy talking on the cell phone to notice.
Hahaha. I can laugh because I don't even own a cell phone.
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I dont live in the part of the country where people flip each other off, but it could be attributed to the cell phone usage. There was a lady at the bank teller who was yapping at her cell phone and barely paid any attention to the teller or whats going on. After she left a loud-mouthed yokel told the teller how he cant stand such "********" who cant seem to find the time to put the damn phone down. I guess the term "rude" never crossed these cell phone yapping idiots.
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