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Old 02-26-07, 07:55 PM
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Trained Soviet Monkeys?

Current client has me scanning slides, thousands of the damned things. It's all I've been doing for the last 3 days. I can't take it anymore. Surely, given the state of their space program I can find a monkey to run this machine. I mean the Soviets had monkeys flying space probes, I know one could operate this scanner. I won't chase him with a vacuum cleaner, and he could open a window without fear of hypoxia.
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Old 02-26-07, 07:57 PM
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How much would you pay your monkey? I might do it, if the price is right...

And I don't want to be paid in bananas!
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did you see that simpsons where homer gets the "helper monkey" to steal him donuts but then the helper monkey goes beserkus and climbs to a telepone wire and eats all the donuts and homer only gets the crumbs that fall?

yea, i think that what will happen with you and your monkey. but i don't know how the above story will fit inot your slides.
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Monkey can fling poo also. Maybe you should fling some poo at your clients.
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Originally Posted by jsharr
Monkey can fling poo also. Maybe you should fling some poo at your clients.
Sounds like a "career move" to me.
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Old 02-26-07, 08:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Taerom
How much would you pay your monkey? I might do it, if the price is right...

And I don't want to be paid in bananas!
How about half of the peanuts I'm being paid instead?
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Originally Posted by bikingshearer
Sounds like a "career move" to me.
Yeah, I was thinking that myself.

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Of course, if you really want trained Soviet monkeys, they are all going to 15+ years old. Younger trained Russian monkeys we got . . . .
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monkeys can get violent
*sung to the tune of a popular L. L. Cool J song*
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