Smart Farmer

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  1. gsaikripa

    gsaikripa Gold IL'ite

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    > One Smart Farmer...
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    > Farmer John lived on a quiet rural
    > highway. But, as time went by, the traffic built up
    > at an alarming rate.
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    > The traffic was so heavy and so fast
    > that his chickens were being run over at a rate of
    > three to six a day.
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    > So one day Farmer John called the
    > sheriff's office and said, "You've got to do
    > something about all of these people driving so fast
    > and killing all of my chickens."
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    > "What do you want me to do?" asked the
    > sheriff.
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    > "I don't care," said Farmer John.
    > "Just do something about these crazy drivers!"
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    > So the next day, the county workers
    > erected a sign that said
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    > SLOW: SCHOOL CROSSING.
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    > Three days later Farmer John called
    > the sheriff and said, "You've got to do something
    > about these drivers. The 'school crossing' sign
    > seems to make them go even faster."
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    > So, again, the sheriff sent out the
    > county workers and they put up a new sign:
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    > SLOW: CHILDREN AT PLAY.
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    > But that sped the drivers up even
    > more!
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    > So Farmer John kept calling, and the
    > sheriff kept changing the signs.
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    > Finally, Farmer John said to the
    > sheriff, "Your signs are doing no good. Can I put up
    > my own sign?"
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    > The sheriff was ready to let Farmer
    > John do just about anything if it would get him to
    > stop calling every day. He said, "Sure thing, put up
    > whatever you want."
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    > And after that, the sheriff got no
    > more calls from Farmer John.
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    > Three weeks later, the sheriff's
    > curiosity got the best him and he decided to give
    > Farmer John a call. "How's the problem with those
    > drivers? Did you put up your sign?"
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    > "Oh, I sure did. And not one chicken
    > has been killed since then. I've got to go. I'm very
    > busy." He hung up the phone.
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    > The sheriff was really curious now and
    > he thought to himself "I'd better go out there and
    > take a look at that sign... It might be something
    > that WE could use to slow down drivers..."
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    > So the sheriff drove out to Farmer
    > John's house, and his jaw nearly hit the floor at
    > what he saw. There, painted neatly on a sheet of
    > plywood was Farmer John's sign:
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    > NUDIST COLONY: GO SLOW -- WATCH FOR
    > CHICKS
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    > **********
     
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  2. Sumeru

    Sumeru New IL'ite

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    A very smart and sauve farmer, he knows what will work on people's mentallity !
     
  3. srinivasan_vanaja

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    puni88 Moderator Staff Member IL Hall of Fame

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    :idea:idea:idea
     
  5. spm1

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    heeheee..........
     

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