What are some of the stupidest questions you've ever heard?

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04 Apr 2008, 6:46 pm

Maybe you've asked them, or maybe you were amazed when you heard them from someone else. What aspect of the question sounded the most idiotic to you? As many of us have heard, a stupid question deserves a stupid answer. Tell us yours.
Example: I've said or done something that embarrasses my brother, who then asks, "How old are you?" Well, norom, my birthday still happens at the same time every year so you should know. My answer: -pie*42



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04 Apr 2008, 10:18 pm

I went into McDonald's ( :oops: yes, I did that)

Me: I'd like to have a Crispy Snack Wrap, no sauce, please.

McPeep: What kind?

Me: Crispy.

McPeep: No, what kind of sauce; Ranch, Chipotle BBQ or Honey Mustard?

Me: Do you mean what kind of sauce DON'T I want? I don't want any of them.

McPeep: Yes, but I have to know what kind.

Me: In that case I'll have the Crispy Snack Wrap, without Ranch Sauce, please. But I'd also like it not to have Chipotle BBQ, and most particularly, I do not want it to have Honey Mustard.

McPeep: (Happily able to ring it up now) OK, a Crispy Ranch with No Ranch!

This really happened. Yesterday. At Broadway & Thomas Street, NYC.



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04 Apr 2008, 10:41 pm

I think the next time someone asks me "Whatcha doin?" I'm going to explode.



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04 Apr 2008, 11:31 pm

That fast food story was funnier than the example I had in mind. It reminds me of the two or three times I've called sprint to explain that my internet service wasn't working, and the woman asked me if I wanted to buy internet. Aren't these people geniuses? *very sarcastic*



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04 Apr 2008, 11:39 pm

KateShroud wrote:
Aren't these people geniuses? *very sarcastic*

Yeah, it makes you wonder if minimum wage is sometimes not low enough :wink:



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05 Apr 2008, 12:26 am

This happened in my freshman year of high school in my world history class. I swear to god I am not making this up, I'm dead serious:

Teacher: The Nile flows up the map.
Student: Wait, so does that mean that the water flows up the waterfall?
*class bursts out laughing*



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05 Apr 2008, 12:30 am

nomad21 wrote:
Student: Wait, so does that mean that the water flows up the waterfall?
*class bursts out laughing*

The poor kid has probably STILL not lived this down :D



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05 Apr 2008, 12:43 am

"Really? Where did you learn that?"

That's the most stupid question I have ever been asked.



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05 Apr 2008, 12:55 am

One of the stupidest questions I've ever heard is "What are some of the stupidest questions you've ever heard?"



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05 Apr 2008, 12:58 am

That wasn't very nice Butch.



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05 Apr 2008, 1:11 am

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That wasn't very nice Butch.

Thanks, but that's okay. When I first posted this topic, I predicted that someone here would say it. I was just seeing how long it took.



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05 Apr 2008, 1:40 am

Well the stupidest question i've been asked wasn't necessarily a stupid question, but the context that it was used in made in REALLY stupid, LOL.

Me: 'feeding the rabbits'

Neighbour: What you doing?


It was blatantly obvious what I was doing...Duh!


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05 Apr 2008, 1:41 am

CityAsylum wrote:
Me: I'd like to have a Crispy Snack Wrap, no sauce, please.
McPeep: What kind?
Me: Crispy.
McPeep: No, what kind of sauce; Ranch, Chipotle BBQ or Honey Mustard?
Me: Do you mean what kind of sauce DON'T I want? I don't want any of them.
McPeep: Yes, but I have to know what kind.
Me: In that case I'll have the Crispy Snack Wrap, without Ranch Sauce, please. But I'd also like it not to have Chipotle BBQ, and most particularly, I do not want it to have Honey Mustard.
McPeep: (Happily able to ring it up now) OK, a Crispy Ranch with No Ranch!
This really happened. Yesterday. At Broadway & Thomas Street, NYC.

This reminds me of a joke I once read. It's a dialog between in a coffee shop between a casher and a customer.
Customer: I've like a medium coffee with sugar but without cream.
Cashier: Actually, we're out of cream right now.
Customer: OK, then I'll have it without milk.



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05 Apr 2008, 2:00 am

CityAsylum wrote:
I went into McDonald's ( :oops: yes, I did that)

Me: I'd like to have a Crispy Snack Wrap, no sauce, please.

McPeep: What kind?

Me: Crispy.

McPeep: No, what kind of sauce; Ranch, Chipotle BBQ or Honey Mustard?

Me: Do you mean what kind of sauce DON'T I want? I don't want any of them.

McPeep: Yes, but I have to know what kind.

Me: In that case I'll have the Crispy Snack Wrap, without Ranch Sauce, please. But I'd also like it not to have Chipotle BBQ, and most particularly, I do not want it to have Honey Mustard.

McPeep: (Happily able to ring it up now) OK, a Crispy Ranch with No Ranch!

This really happened. Yesterday. At Broadway & Thomas Street, NYC.

Work at a McDonalds, that person won't seem dumb anymore. Seriously. No, seriously, you have to ring it up with a sauce, then add no sauce. And if you've had a long day, being stupid just happens. McDonalds is built to be run by idiots, just telling you.


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05 Apr 2008, 2:15 am

Then hopefully colleges weren't meant to be mostly attended by idiots, though I've heard it gets better after core classes. In my history class, we were discussing New York City, and how it used to be New Amsterdam. This one stupid girl then asked if our discussion had anything to do with the Titanic. Maybe she figured it did, because Decaprio starred in both the Titanic and Gangs of New York. No matter that New Amsterdam and the sailing of the Titanic were a few centuries apart. To the small-minded, everything is a TV show, and it all must happen in one season.