Two sides of a piece of paper joke, revised

June 11, 2012 at 4:13 pm 1 comment

I remember first being the butt of the joke years ago, and being amazed at how simple yet to the point it was. In a nutshell (possibly the most appropriate analogy I’ve ever used), it went like this.

1. On one side of a piece of notebook paper, you need to write these words “How to keep an idiot busy for hours, see other side”.

2. On the other side of that sheet of paper, you will just write those same words, “How to keep an idiot busy for hours, see other side”.

3. You then hand this piece of paper to a friend, and watch and see how many times they will flip it over in their hands before they crumple it up into a ball and throw it at your head.

The revision? Give someone the link <http://www.ted.com/&gt; and see how long it takes for them to  once again become an interactive and productive part of the human race. The answer to that last question is dependent on their talent in the multi-tasking department, TED is not mutually exclusive with regards to your brain activity, it just takes up a very, very large part of it.

Me? I’m on my fifth viewing of one of the more interesting choices I’ve found there. Watch it once and you may never spend your afternoons watching (not a real site, don’t bother looking) ElevatorGirlsInBondage.com again, you’ll be too busy deleting all of those mysterious cookies, clearing your cache, and trying to clean up your keyboard, if you get my drift….

I’ve been keeping busy flipping through the diverse possibilities from one end of TED to the other, but I’m sure I’ll have to stop soon, since I’m getting hungry and I’ll need to eat. Now if I could only remember who it was that gave me the TED link and started me down this path…….

6-12-12, An update… I’ve used the film title “Elevator Girls In Bondage” for years as a throwaway joke reference to lowlife films, but it seems that the joke’s on me. After doing a Google search to see that  there’s no web site by that name,  I found that there was an actual film made with that title.

Confirming the adage, some of us get older and wiser, some just get older……

N.B., The ownership of any and all photos, opinions, and/ or quotes above (including those of my own) belong to the material’s creator(s). Credit is given when it’s known, but as everyone knows, success usually has a million parents and failure is an orphan.

Feel free to ignore any ads that are shown below, I don’t get to choose them and even more sadly, I don’t make a penny off any of them, so in the holy name of capitalism I rebuke and don’t endorse or support any of them, unless of course they’re made of funny stuff…..  

P.S., check back for occasional updates and rewrites….

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  • 1. Sharon Blake  |  June 11, 2012 at 5:34 pm

    TED and Big Think are my two best cyber friends. I spent a certain length of time last week watching TED videos on smart crows.

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