Six True stories begging the question: How Do these People Survive?

Submitted by Inchcock

Sunday, 4 March 2012

I went to McDonald's. I looked at the menu and saw that you could have an order of 6, 9 or 12 Chicken McNuggets. I asked for a half-dozen nuggets.

"We don't have a half-dozen nuggets," said the teenager at the counter.

"You don't?" I replied.

"We only have six, nine, or twelve," was the reply.

"So I can't order a half-dozen nuggets but I can order six?"

"That's right."

So I shook my head and ordered six McNuggets.

How Do these People Survive?

A lady at work was seen putting a credit card into her floppy drive and pulling it out very quickly.

When inquired as to what she was doing, she said she was shopping on the internet, and they asked for a credit card number, so she's using the ATM "thingy".

How Do these People Survive?

I recently saw a distraught young lady weeping beside her car.

"Do you need some help?" I asked.

She replied, "I knew I should have replaced the battery to this remote door unlocker.

Now I can't get into my car. Do you think they (pointing to a distant convenience store) would have a battery to fit this?"

"Hmmm, I dunno. Do you have an alarm too?" I asked.

"No, just this remote thingy," she answered, handing it and the car keys to me.

As I took the key and manually unlocked the door, I replied,
: "Why don't you drive over there and check about the's a long walk."

How Do these People Survive?

Several years ago, we had an intern who was none too swift.

One day he was typing and turned to a secretary and said, "I'm almost out of typing paper. What do I do?"

"Just use copier machine paper," the secretary told him.

With that, the intern took his last remaining blank piece of paper, put it on the photocopier and proceeded to make five "blank" copies.

How Do these People Survive?

A Senior Citizen block got on the bus, and the driver told him he couldn't use his bus pass until 0930hrs.

"Oh, Sorry" he said, adding as he got off the bus: "I thought it was Wednesday today!"

How Do these People Survive?

I was in a car dealership a while ago, when a large motor home was towed into the garage.

The front of the vehicle was in dire need of repair, and the whole thing generally looked like an extra in "Twister".

I asked the manager what had happened.

He told me that the driver had set the "cruise control", then went in the back to make a sandwich.

It's true! How Do these People Survive?

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