PROOF: You Can't Fix Stupid

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  1. AL MOUNT

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  2. geds

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    Will Rodgers used to say "You can't legislate against stupidity."
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    I'll admit, this one sounds funny, but tell me. What would you do?

    You are out in a fair-size hunk of unfamiliar woods (from their website - "Honey Pot Hill Orchards, is a 200-acre family owned and operated farm since 1923"). It's night. It's Massachusetts in October, which means it's probably around freezing. You don't have tents or sleeping bags or anything for surviving a night in the woods. If you notice the picture, it appears to be on the top of a hill, and if you go the wrong way while attempting to find your way out of the orchard you find yourself in "real" woods.

    So, you whip out your cell and call the farm, to say, "Hey, I've gotten myself lost out here, can you come get me?", but the farm don't answer.

    What would you do?
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    This is what happens when over educated city people are allowed out of their natural environment. They should not be allowed out of their cages without a professional guide.:rolleyes: ;)
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    If I wasn't any smarter than these two, I would have got my apples at the store. A small one!
  6. AL MOUNT

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    Sit down and build a small fire, roast some apples,
    and wait a few minutes until some nosy Liberal reported
    an illegal burn polluting the air

    then ride back to my car on the Fire Truck.. :D
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    Put your hand on a wall. LEAVE IT THERE and walk. It will eventually lead you out! It may not be the most efficient way but it WILL work!
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    That would work in the maze. That's actually how to get through a maze. But this was an apple orchard. No walls.:)
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    Doh! That's what I get for half-assed reading while thinking of another news story involving a maze!
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    The lost guy was a meteorologist too! You'd think he would be able to determine direction and follow at least a general bearing back to a road or the farm house!
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    I discovered this back when I was a Boy Scout. Knowing which was is east does not help if you don't know which way the road/farmhouse/car is.
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    perfect!!

    Ahhhh..you wouldnt be related to these folks would you????:eek::D:D
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    Yes - situational awareness does factor in when going somewhere! But only if you want to go someplace in particular or want to get back! :D
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    I guess none of you guys have ever been in an apple orchard. The plant the trees in rows. Just follow a row till you get to the fence or the farm house and your home free.
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    LOLLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLL!
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