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[IP] Thank you!
Thanks to Rob and to the administrators for sharing this story. I have
tears in my eyes from laughing....and groaning...poor guy. Does he know he
has brightened the day of so many people!! Thanks!!
I figure we all have bad days but this guy realy had a bad day ..:-)
we could all use a laugh lighten things up :-) Julie P.
><< BAD DAY
> NEXT TIME YOU THINK YOU HAVE HAD A BAD DAY AT WORK, THINK ABOUT THIS
>ROB IS A COMMERCIAL SATURATION DIVER FOR GLOBAL DIVERS OUT OF LOUISIANA
>PERFORMS UNDERWATER REPAIRS ON OFFSHORE DRILLING RIGS. BELOW IS AN
>HE SENT TO HIS SISTER. SHE IN-TURN SENT IT TO LAUGHLINE AND WON THE
>(ROB WASN'T THRILLED WITH HER FOR DOING THIS.)
> APRIL 1998
> Hi Sue,
> Just another note from you bottom dwelling brother. Last week I had a
> day at the office. I know you've been feeling down lately at work, so I
> thought I would share my dilemma with you to make you realize it's not
> bad after all. Before I can tell you what happened to me, I first must
> bore you with a few technicalities of my job. As you know, my office
> the bottom of the sea. I wear a suit to the office. It's a wetsuit.
> time of year the water is quite cool. So what we do to keep warm is
> have a diesel powered industrial water heater. This $20,000 piece of
> sucks the water out of the sea. It heats it to a delightful
> It then pumps it down to the diver through a garden hose which is taped
> the air hose. Now this sounds like a damn good plan, and I've used it
> several times with no complaints. What I do, when I get to the bottom
> start working, is I take the hose and stuff it down the back of my
> This floods my whole suit with warm water. It's like working in a
> Everything was going well until all of a sudden, my ass started to
> So, of course, I scratched it. This only made things worse. Within a
> seconds my ass started to burn. I pulled the hose out from my back,
> the damage was done. In agony I realized what had happened. The hot
> machine had sucked up a jellyfish and pumped it into my suit. This is
> even worse than the poison ivy you once had under a cast. Now I had
> down my back. I don't have any hair on my back, so the jellyfish
> get stuck to my back. My ass crack was not as fortunate. When I
> scratched what I thought was an itch, I was actually grinding the
> I informed the dive supervisor of my dilemma over the communicator.
> instructions were unclear due to the fact that he along with 5 other
> divers were laughing hysterically. Needless to say I aborted the dive.
> instructed to make 3 agonizing in-water decompression stops totalling
> minutes before I could come to the surface for my chamber dry
> decompression. I got to the surface wearing nothing but my brass
> and gear were tied to the bell. When I got onboard, the medic, with
> laughter running down his face, handed me a tube of cream and told me
> shove it "up my ass" when I get in the chamber. The cream put the fire
> out, but I couldn't shit for 2 days because my asshole was swollen
> later found out that this could easily have been prevented if the
> was placed on the leeward side of the ship.
> Anyway, the next time you have a bad day at the office, think of me.
> Think about how much worse your day would be if you were to shove a
> your ass. I hope you have no bad days at the office. But if you do, I
> hope this will make it more tolerable.
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