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    Talking How would you cope?

    Scenario--you are in a Fire Engine driving at a constant speed, on your left side is a ravine and on your right side is a car traveling at the same same speed as you.

    In front of you is a galloping pig which is the same size as your fire appliance and you cannot overtake it. Behind you is a helicopter flying at zero feet. Both the giant pig and the helicopter are also traveling at the same speed as you.
    What must you do to get out of this highly dangerous situation? Your warning devices are active.
    Really think about it --no peeking at the answer




























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    Have you been drinking?
    Even the burger-flippers at McDonald's probably have some McWackers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nmfire
    Have you been drinking?
    No...

    You just have to understand Kiwi humor and terminology!
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    Talking adapt

    Adapt, overcome and improvise. Put it into overdrive or stab the pig with a pike pole and have him for dinner, turn the deck gun on the chopper and head for home with the pig.

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    Have you been drinking?
    That or its been a very very slow day at work. Clever little story though.
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    I don't speak Kiwi, can someone translate?

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    I want to see the helicopter flying at zero feet.
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    I don't speak Kiwi, can someone translate?
    "Youz at an amuzement park, zitting on a toy fire engine on the Merry-Go-Round. And you have been drinking zolidly for a whilez."

    Translated to Merican from Kiwi by swapping the "S" from English to the Merican "Z".
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    Quote Originally Posted by FlyingKiwi
    "Youz at an amuzement park, zitting on a toy fire engine on the Merry-Go-Round. And you have been drinking zolidly for a whilez."

    Translated to Merican from Kiwi by swapping the "S" from English to the Merican "Z".
    Woot! Now THAT I understand!

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    Talking Buena's Dias, amigo

    Quote Originally Posted by pkfd7505
    Woot! Now THAT I understand!
    Please do not concern yourself in your lack of understanding of Kiwi/Strine.
    If my perception of which way you inhabitant's of Lower Canada are going--I would encourage you to really get to grips with the Hispanic language.
    Mas Cajones,Muchacha!

    We over here would also say"Katua,e tangi-Ka aroha hoki,Ka pai koe"

    Which means"There,there,don't cry-poor thing, you'll be OK"



    And as your biggest German import says"Hasta la vista, baby"

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    I'm as confused as a hungry baby at a topless bar at lunchtime.

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    your on a firetruck on a merry go round, a pig is in front of you and a helicopter is behind you.

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    I would punt

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2andfrom
    And as your biggest German import says"Hasta la vista, baby"
    But vait...

    He ist nacht Cherman...he ist Austrian!

    "He'll be back!"
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    Talking Been there-done that!

    Quote Originally Posted by Ladder8
    But vait...

    He ist nacht Cherman...he ist Austrian!

    "He'll be back!"
    German/Austrian-whatever--I have never forgiven them for bombing our chip shop.

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