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Old 08-26-2004, 03:27   #1 (permalink)
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moral/ethical dilemma (joke)

You are driving down the road in your car on a wild, stormy night, when you pass by a bus stop and you see three people waiting for the bus:

1. An old lady who looks as if she is about to die.
2. An old friend who once saved your life.
3. The perfect partner you have been dreaming about.

Which one would you choose to offer a ride to, knowing that there could only be one passenger in your car?

Think before you continue reading.

This is a moral/ethical dilemma that was once actually used as part of a job application. You could pick up the old lady, because she is going to die, and thus you should save her first. Or you could take the old friend because he once saved your life, and this would be the perfect chance to pay him back. However, you may never be able to find your perfect mate again.

The candidate who was hired (out of 200 applicants) had no trouble coming up with his answer. He simply answered: "I would give the car keys to my old friend and let him take the lady to the hospital. I would stay behind and wait for the bus with the partner of my dreams."

Sometimes, we gain more if we are able to give up our stubborn thought limitations. Never forget to "Think Outside of the Box."


....HOWEVER....
The correct answer is to run the old lady over and put her out of her misery, have sex with the perfect partner on the hood of the car, then drive off with the old friend for a few beers.
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Old 08-26-2004, 03:39   #2 (permalink)
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LOL, I must say that I would prefer the latter option.
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Re: moral/ethical dilemma (joke)

busted!!!! i know what site you got that from, and its a naughty one but in saying that i just busted myself in the process...doh!
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Re: moral/ethical dilemma (joke)

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The candidate who was hired (out of 200 applicants) had no trouble coming up with his answer. He simply answered: "I would give the car keys to my old friend and let him take the lady to the hospital. I would stay behind and wait for the bus with the partner of my dreams."
thats a pretty damn good answer to come up with on the spot. i can see why he got the job. i would have said the old mate that saved my life coz eventually the perfect partner wouldnt be 'perfect' over time.




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The correct answer is to run the old lady over and put her out of her misery, have sex with the perfect partner on the hood of the car, then drive off with the old friend for a few beers.
this sounds like more fun though
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busted!!!! i know what site you got that from, and its a naughty one but in saying that i just busted myself in the process...doh!
HAHAHAHHAHA busted urself lol ahhhh I found that funnier than the joke. But the joke is awesome too, I don't think I could ever have come up with that answer!!
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Good one Jamie

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busted!!!! i know what site you got that from, and its a naughty one but in saying that i just busted myself in the process...doh!
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busted!!!! i know what site you got that from, and its a naughty one but in saying that i just busted myself in the process...doh!


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I was wondering how long it would take for someone to pick it.

And it had to be you Rollin
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ROFLMAO!!!! i have to agree with you there :s6: when the gf is busy and you dont have a licence, what else is there to do? hehehe.

should i post link or would i get in trouble?
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You will get into trouble, they are very strict on posting that kind of link. I know, I did it once ages ago!
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Post it backwards, like this moc.nuheht.www\\:ptth
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