Question of the Week #162

For $2,000 would you be willing to stand up in a crowded restaurant and, for at least a minute, loudly berate a waitress for some trivial imperfection in the service? If not, consider how grateful the waitress would be if you did so and later split the money with her. No. I'm not going to … Continue reading Question of the Week #162

Question of the Week #123

When you do something ridiculous, how much does it bother you to have other people notice it and laugh at you? I do ridiculous things a lot. I think. And I don't embarrass easily. So... I guess it wouldn't really bother me much. I'm reminded of a quote by the great Jack Handey... "If you're … Continue reading Question of the Week #123

The Single Guy and the Bad Trip

The following tale is based on actual events which occurred a number of years ago... There were a number of attractive women at the school in which I once worked. As a rule, I didn't think of any of these women as potential dating possibilities. For one thing, only a select few were actually single. … Continue reading The Single Guy and the Bad Trip

Embarrassing or Entertaining?

Imagine that you're in a restaurant. You're there with a decent sized group of friends or family. You're all having a great time. You're talking and sharing stories and laughing at a reasonable volume. In a crowded restaurant, no one is drawing attention to you or your table. It's a pleasant afternoon or evening out. … Continue reading Embarrassing or Entertaining?