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Subject: [gpsstash] Fw: HOW THINGS CAN ESCALATE


>
> Jackass continued.
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> > For all of you who occasionally have a really bad day when you just
> > need to take it out on someone!!! Don't take that bad day out on
> > someone you know, take it out on someone you DON'T know!!!
> >
> > Now get this. I was sitting at my desk, when I remembered a phone call
> > I had to make. I found the number and dialed it. A man answered nicely
> > saying, "Hello?" I politely said, "This is Patrick Hanifin and could I
> > please speak to Robin Carter?"
> >
> > Suddenly the phone was slammed down on me! I couldn't believe that
> > anyone could be that rude. I tracked down Robin's correct number and
> > called her. She had transposed the last two digits incorrectly. After
> > I hung up with Robin, I spotted the wrong number still lying there on
> > my desk. I decided to call it again.
> >
> > When the same person once more answered, I yelled "You're a jackass!"
> > and hung up. Next to his phone number I wrote the word "jackass," and
> > put it in my desk drawer. Every couple of weeks, when I was paying
> > bills, or had a really bad day, I'd call him up. He'd answer, and I'd
> > yell, "You're a jackass!" It would always cheer me up.
> >
> > Later in the year the phone company introduced caller ID. This was a
> > real disappointment for me, I would have to stop calling the jackass.
> > Then one day I had an idea. I dialed his number, then heard his voice,
> > "Hello."
> >
> > I made up a name. "Hi. This is the sales office of the telephone
> > company and I'm just calling to see if you're familiar with our caller
> > ID program?" He went, "No!" and slammed the phone down. I quickly
> > called him back and said, "That's because you're a jackass!"
> >
> > The reason I took the time to tell you this story, is to show you how
> > if there's ever anything really bothering you, you can do something
> > about it.
> >
> > Just dial 823-4863.
> >
> >
> > [Keep reading, it gets better.]
> >
> >
> > The old lady at the mall really took her time pulling out of the
> > parking space. I didn't think she was ever going to leave. Finally,
> > her car began to move and she started to very slowly back out of the
> > slot. I backed up a little more to give her plenty of room to pull
> > out.
> >
> >
> > Great, I thought, she's finally leaving. All of a sudden this black
> > Camaro comes flying up the parking isle in the wrong direction and
> > pulls into her space. I started honking my horn and yelling, "You
> > can't just do that, Buddy. I was here first!" The guy climbed out of
> > his Camaro completely ignoring me. He walked toward the mall as if he
> > didn't even hear me.
> >
> > I thought to myself, this guy's a jackass, there's sure a lot of
> > jackasses in this world. I noticed he had a "For Sale" sign in the
> > back window of his car. I wrote down the number. Then I hunted for
> > another place to park.
> >
> > A couple of days later, I'm at home sitting at my desk. I had just
> > gotten off the phone after calling 823-4863 and yelling, "You're a
> > jackass!" (It's really easy to call him now since I have his number on
> > speed dial.). I noticed the phone number of the guy with the black
> > Camaro lying on my desk and thought I better call this guy too. He
> > answered the phone and said,"Hello." I said,
> >
> > "Is this the man with the black Camaro for sale?"
> >
> > "Yes, it is."
> >
> > "Can you tell me where I can see it?"
> >
> > "Yes, I live at 1802 West 34th street. It's a yellow house and the
> > car's parked right out front."
> >
> > I said, "What's your name?"
> >
> > "My name is Don Hansen."
> >
> > "When's a good time to catch you, Don?"
> >
> > "I'm home in the evenings."
> >
> > "Listen Don, can I tell you something?"
> >
> > "Yes,"
> >
> > "Don, you're a jackass!" And I slammed the phone down.
> >
> > After I hung up I added Don Hansen's number to my speed dialer. For a
> > while things seemed to be going better for me. Now when I had a problem
> > I had two jackasses to call. Then, after several months of calling the
> > jackasses and hanging up on them, it just wasn't as enjoyable as it
> > used to be. I gave the problem some serious thought and came up with a
> > solution:
> >
> > First, I had my phone dial Jackass #1. A man answered nicely saying,
> >
> > "Hello."
> >
> > I yelled "You're a jackass!", but I didn't hang up. The jackass said,
> >
> > "Are you still there?"
> >
> > I said, "Yeah."
> >
> > He said, "Stop calling me."
> >
> > I said, "No."
> >
> > He said, "What's your name, Pal?"
> >
> > I said, "Don Hansen."
> >
> > He said "Where do you live?"
> >
> > "1802 West 34th Street. It's a yellow house and my black Camaro's
> > parked out front."
> >
> > "I'm coming over right now, Don. You'd better start saying your
> > prayers."
> >
> > "Yeah, like I'm really scared, Jackass!" and I hung up.
> >
> > Then I called Jackass #2.
> >
> > He answered, "Hello."
> >
> > I said, "Hello, Jackass!"
> >
> > He said, "If I ever find out who you are..."
> >
> > "You'll what?"
> >
> > "I'll kick your ass."
> >
> > "Well, here's your chance. I'm coming over right over, Jackass!"
> >
> > And I hung up.
> >
> > Then I picked up the phone and called the police. I told them I was
> > at 1802 West 34th Street and that I was going to kill my gay lover as
> > soon as he got home.
> >
> > Another quick call to Channel 13 about the gang war going on down W.
> > 34th Street. After that I climbed into my car and headed over to 34th
> > Street to watch the whole thing.
> >
> > Glorious!
> >
> > Watching two Jackasses kicking the crap out of each other in front of
> > 6 squad cars and a police helicopter was one of the greatest
> > experiences of my life!
> >
> >
> > Name withheld to protect the guilty.
>
>
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