Saturday, February 8, 2014

Red Light - Green Light

In 1990 the Swedes sent their first rocket up into outer space with a crew consisting of a chimpanzee and a Norwegian. On the control panel in front of them was a red light and a green light. When the red light flashed in indicated that instructions were about to come through for the Norwegian and when the green light showed it signaled an imminent instruction for the chimpanzee.

Ten minutes after blast-off the green light flashed and the chimpanzee was instructed to alter the course of the rocket slightly, to take infra-red photographs of Sweden and to repair the radio transmitter. Half an hour later the green light flashed again and the chimpanzee was told to calculate the rate of fuel consumption, adjust the computer and make observations in connection with the earth's magnetic field.

By this time the Norwegian was getting restless at having nothing to do and resentful of the busy chimpanzee. Then one hour later the red light flashed and the Norwegian eagerly awaited his instructions. A minute later came the order: "Feed the chimpanzee."

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21 comments :

  1. ummm... I don't get it. So I guess I;m dumber than the Norwegian.

    Have a fab day, Sandee! big hugs xoxo

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  2. Well someone has to feed the monkey :) At least they sent the Norwegian up in space, I doubt that a Pollock would be allowed off the ground....lol

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  3. That is pretty darn funny. Someone has to feed the Chimp. Wishing Sandee and Zane and Little Bit a fantastic day.

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  4. Haha...don't let the chimp control that red light!

    Have a fab weekend. Big hugs, honey...

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  5. If there were a squirrel on board, when the red light lit he would have brought to spacecraft to a complete stop and waited for the light to turn green.

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  6. roche' GOT it! he is laughing and laughing!

    smiles, bee
    xoxoxooxxo

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  7. If the chimp can do all that other stuff, he ought to be able to feed himself! :D

    Good one, Sandee! Hope you have a super wonderful day! ♥♥♥

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  8. Sounds like my last vacation. c-)

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  9. LMAO I just hope he did what he was told chimps can get nasty when hungry heheh!

    Have a tanfastic Saturday :-)

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  10. A chimpanzee has GOT to eat!! :) Happy weekend to you!

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  11. Well I read it twice then I got it lol so the chimp may be smarter then me lol c-)

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  12. I had no idea that Norwegians were mentally-challenged. All these years of Polish... oh, never mind.

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  13. Are you sure that was a Norwegian---sounds like a Pollock to me!

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  14. Actually, it sounds more like a Couyon! (Cajun for someone who isn't all there.)

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  15. lolz silly goose! Happy Weekend my friend.!:-) hugzzz :) xoxoxoxox

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  16. I'm still thinking on this one... Maybe he needs to feed me!
    Happy Saturday.

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  17. WELL! Obviously the Norwegian does NOT know to follow instructions!!!

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  18. I hope they brought freeze-dried bananas.

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  19. When you gotta eat, you gotta eat.

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  20. He shoulda seed that 'un comin'... ;-)

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  21. I haven't seen Norwegian's as the butt of humor before.

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