Saturday, June 03, 2006

Stupid People

Today, V and I, both hungry but too hung over to cook, went to Kelsey's for lunch. While eating, I noticed a bit of a commotion at the front of the restaurant. A group of people were standing at the front window looking out, but I couldn't see what they were looking at.

When I got up to pay the bill (had to go up to the bar to use the debit machine...why don't more places have those wireless machines?), I saw it. A Jeep was parked on the side of a steep grassy hill, mere inches away from a sheer 7-or-8-foot drop onto the parking lot. I asked the waitress about it, and she said that one of the guys at the restaurant had parked it there. He was "not from the area", so he didn't know the drop was there. Some other guys had gone to get some cables to tow him out of the precarious situation (I assume the Jeep was standard, so in the time it took to get from the brake to the gas he could roll over the edge).

I wonder...what area was this guy from, where you look for a parking spot on grassy hills? Do they not have paved roads where he's from? Was his depth-perception broken when he almost drove over the cliff?

During the same trip, I heard a heart-warming story about a person who almost bled to death because she attempted to have anal sex just three days after major hemroid surgery. She said "nobody told her she couldn't".

What happens to some people to make them so stupid? Do we need signs, like the one pictured here, to make sure people use their common sense? Sheesh.


10 comments:

The Stevo in H-Town said...

I got my own "common-sense" issues, az well...I'd prob'ly use 'em more...if they weren't so....well..."common."...lol

I might question da anal-sex chix partner's agenda az well, assumin' he knew 'bout da 'roidz...

kathy said...

hi there...I found your blog via the total nutjob homeschooling her kids on the evils of homosexuality and free-thought (which I in turn found through italk2much.com) and just wanted to drop in and say hello and tell you that I really loved what you wrote in the May 31st post's comments. Also to let you know that you have another 'lurker' (although since I've commented, I guess I'm not 'lurking' aheh) and that I'll be returning often.

If you have the time and/or inclination, you can stop by http://www.arcofdescent.org/kathysblog and have a peek. If I ever get around to updating my links (like I have been saying I would for almost a month), I'd like to add you if it's alright. :)

Kathy

Phronk said...

Stevo: Heheh, good point. The partner must've had some issues of his own.

Kathy: Thanks so much! It means a lot to me to know that someone is actually reading the comments I leave there (sometimes it seems like they don't at all :). I liked your comment as well...the hypocrisy blows my mind.

I'd be honoured if you added me to your links. Thanks! I'll check your site out and link it up if I ever get around to updating my own.

Adorable Girlfriend said...

Dude, those people without common sense basically come to work at my organization. You should see what a day of work with these people is like! I literally had to explain how to ship something in a BOX to one of them. That's right, how to put things in a box and mail it.

Jason said...

I've often thought about how easy it would be to start a new religion or invent some stupid product and make money off the stupid masses. Why didn't I come up with Scientology or the pet rock?

The Stevo in H-Town said...

Gotcha linked up my man...Keep droppin' in......

your judgemental aunt said...

my favorite signs are the ones on highways for prople driving in the wrong direction. They say WRONG WAY.

kathy said...

I was a naughty monkey and stirred the psycho's pot again >:)

Timmy said...

Said like Sixth Sense Parody...

"I see stupid people.....they are everywhere, walking around, they dont even know they are stupid!"

sarah said...

haha, you called the bleeding to death through the anus story "heart-warming."