A Little Friday File Fun (08/08)

August 8, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - They say that a picture is worth a thousand words...

Unfortunately, you’re just going to have to imagine this one in your mind…

– – – In Austin, Texas , a group of cheerleaders attending camp at the University of Texas found out the hard way a question that has long been a source of ponderment – – – how many cheerleaders can you fit into an elevator – – – – they got 26 in – – – and then got stuck for 30 minutes in said elevator – – –

Rhonda Weldon, director of communications for the UT Police Department, told the Dallas Morning News that the cause of the malfunction was quite obvious: “There are signs everywhere: No more than 15 people or 3,000 pounds.”

And while a picture may be worth a thousand words, you may want your money back on these...

- - - In Jacksonville, Florida , Reginald Peterson, 42, was so upset about the fact that his Subway sandwich order "did not include 'everything' as he had requested" that he not only complained to the store manager - - - and not only had an issue with how the order was being corrected - - - he called 911 to report the "situation" - - - that got him arrested on a misdemeanor charge of placing false 911 calls - - - you can see Reginald's mugshot at http://www.thesmokinggun.com/graphics/art4/0805081subway1.jpg

- - - In Fayetteville, North Carolina , Matthew Alexander Rivera, 27, went to rob "Priscilla's" (a lin.gerie store) - - - armed with a bomb - - -or what looked like a bomb - - - it turned out to be a fake bomb - - - made of Play-Doh, batteries and a wire arranged to look like an explosive - - - Matthew eventually surrendered - - - and has now been charged with second-degree kidnapping - - - and perpetrating a hoax by use of a false bomb - - - and he has some interesting "tats".  MORE at http://www.nbc17.com/media/NCN/2008/08/05/0007.Image.NULL,NULL.300,188,2,NULL,NULL.MGSpooler.img

And here's a special treat, titled simply "Can't pump gas".   That doesn't begin to describe it.    

If you can't view the above, try:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZqCiT1SNko8

Legend has it that Henry Ford's favorite joke involved a Model T owner who asked to be buried with his Tin Lizzie.  When friends asked why, he replied, "Oh, because the darned thing pulled me out of every hole I ever got into, and it ought to pull me out of this one."