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    What's wrong with this picture?



    Anyone else notice what I see?


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    the sign with the 01 is backwards
    "harder" is not a very good safeword.

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    the color scheme is all wrong......

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    The bricks are different sizes?
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    Quote Originally Posted by busted knuckles View Post
    the sign with the 01 is backwards
    Nope. But in the right ball park (if you will pardon the pun hint hint )

    Quote Originally Posted by Airwick View Post
    the color scheme is all wrong......
    And nope, no where near the "ball park".
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    Maybe the placement of the gutter's down spout is someone's way of saying the Athletic Director needs to shower more often?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrRamonG View Post
    The bricks are different sizes?
    Nope
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    Quote Originally Posted by AllenG View Post
    Maybe the placement of the gutter's down spout is someone's way of saying the Athletic Director needs to shower more often?
    Getting closer on "Athletic Director".
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    the lighting fixture is too low?
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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    the doors aren't white garage doors?
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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    We wouldn't want the athletic director to have to get some exercise on the way to his office, would we?

    I see the same thing at the gym parking lot: people fighting over the closest parking spot to the building so they won't have to walk 30 seconds before going in to exercise! (in sunny california)

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    Quote Originally Posted by AEO View Post
    the lighting fixture is too low?
    Wayyyyyyy off.


    OK a hint, Something to do with the sign.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pacificaslim View Post
    We wouldn't want the athletic director to have to get some exercise on the way to his office, would we?

    I see the same thing at the gym parking lot: people fighting over the closest parking spot to the building so they won't have to walk 30 seconds into the building where they are going to exercise!

    Ding Ding Ding!

    pacificaslim got it!!!
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    there's a blue worm crawling into the vent above the awning?
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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    It's not about the athletic director getting exercise, it's about the prestige of the space being close to the door.

    At the gym, you're right, it's ironic... but when you go to work, having a reserved parking place right next to the door is a status symbol.

    So, while I knew right away what you were getting at, I see nothing wrong with this picture.
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    Quote Originally Posted by skiahh View Post
    It's not about the athletic director getting exercise, it's about the prestige of the space being close to the door.

    At the gym, you're right, it's ironic... but when you go to work, having a reserved parking place right next to the door is a status symbol.

    So, while I knew right away what you were getting at, I see nothing wrong with this picture.
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    The AD doesn't have to be an athlete; he or she is in charge of the department.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GP View Post
    The AD doesn't have to be an athlete; he or she is in charge of the department.

    Please refer to post 16.
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    Quote Originally Posted by spinnaker View Post
    Please refer to post 16.
    Thanks for pointing that out. I hadn't realized that you had already admitted that the picture wasn't humourous.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GP View Post
    Thanks for pointing that out. I hadn't realized that you had already admitted that the picture wasn't humourous.


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    ^^^^^^^^


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    in a forum created for inane threads, this one takes the cake.

    well done.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pacificaslim View Post
    We wouldn't want the athletic director to have to get some exercise on the way to his office, would we?

    I see the same thing at the gym parking lot: people fighting over the closest parking spot to the building so they won't have to walk 30 seconds before going in to exercise! (in sunny california)
    This is true at the supermarket where people buy health food yet cannot walk 25 feet to return the shopping cart.

    I find it amazing that some feel that having a parking space next to the building entrance is a "status symbol." What is so uplifting about parking next to the door? It's not like you are getting to work 15 seconds sooner. Or are still "working hard" to advance your career.

    Is it a sign that "you've made it" so that now you can sit back, rest on your laurels and get FAT thereby destroying the image of being a "go getter" that you've already established?

    I mean, seriously, there are so many REAL problems in the world that believing that parking spaces are status symbols is ridiculous.
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    Having a RESERVED parking is certainly a status symbol. Having one close to the door means you can come and go as you please, when you please, and even if it is a terrential downpour you won't have to walk in it for long. And yes, you can get to work sooner because you are right at the door, while others are circling the parking lot or walking all that way (25-100ft.) carryng briefcases, bags, books, or whatever.

    Too bad this wasn't a funny picture with something actually wrong with it.

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    Reserved parking is a non perk given so they don't have to cough up more cash.I'll walk across the lot in the rain just gimme the cash.

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