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PostPosted: 09/28/05 - 11:55    Post subject: A question about morals (assuming you have them)
So where do you stand morally?

This test only has one question, but it's a very important one.
By giving an honest answer, you will discover where you
stand morally. The test features an unlikely, completely
fictional situation in which you will have to make a decision.
Remember that your answer needs to be honest, yet
spontaneous. Please scroll down slowly and give due
consideration to each line.

THE SITUATION

You are in New Orleans to be specific. There is chaos all
around you caused by a hurricane with severe flooding. This
is a flood of biblical proportions. You are photo journalist
working for a major newspaper, and you're caught in the
middle of this epic disaster. The situation is nearly hopeless.
You're trying to shoot career-making photos. There are
houses and people swirling around you, some disappearing
under the water. Nature is unleashing all of its destructive
fury.

THE TEST

Suddenly you see a man in the water. He is fighting for his
life, trying not to be taken down with the debris. You move
closer. Somehow the man looks familiar. You suddenly
realize who it is.

It's the President - George W. Bush. At the same time you
notice that the raging waters are about to take him under
forever. You have two options - you can save the life of the
President, or you can shoot a dramatic Pulitzer Prize winning
photo, documenting the death of one of the world's most
famous men.


THE QUESTION

Here's the question, and please give an honest answer.......
Would you select high contrast colour film, or would you go
with the classic simplicity of black and white?
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PostPosted: 09/28/05 - 11:58    Post subject: Re: A question about morals (assuming you have them)
cdnhollywood wrote:
So where do you stand morally?

This test only has one question, but it's a very important one.
By giving an honest answer, you will discover where you
stand morally. The test features an unlikely, completely
fictional situation in which you will have to make a decision.
Remember that your answer needs to be honest, yet
spontaneous. Please scroll down slowly and give due
consideration to each line.

THE SITUATION

You are in New Orleans to be specific. There is chaos all
around you caused by a hurricane with severe flooding. This
is a flood of biblical proportions. You are photo journalist
working for a major newspaper, and you're caught in the
middle of this epic disaster. The situation is nearly hopeless.
You're trying to shoot career-making photos. There are
houses and people swirling around you, some disappearing
under the water. Nature is unleashing all of its destructive
fury.

THE TEST

Suddenly you see a man in the water. He is fighting for his
life, trying not to be taken down with the debris. You move
closer. Somehow the man looks familiar. You suddenly
realize who it is.

It's the President - George W. Bush. At the same time you
notice that the raging waters are about to take him under
forever. You have two options - you can save the life of the
President, or you can shoot a dramatic Pulitzer Prize winning
photo, documenting the death of one of the world's most
famous men.


THE QUESTION

Here's the question, and please give an honest answer.......
Would you select high contrast colour film, or would you go
with the classic simplicity of black and white?


I would first save the President, then throw the photographer in the drink and hold him/her down with my foot, just in case the are able to get their head above water. Mr. Green
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PostPosted: 09/28/05 - 11:58    Post subject:
I'd save George and then bomb Canada.
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PostPosted: 09/28/05 - 12:23    Post subject:
What is this "colour" of which you speak?
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PostPosted: 09/28/05 - 12:25    Post subject:
robp wrote:
.... then bomb Canada.


If you cancel Hockey again it would have the same result.
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PostPosted: 09/28/05 - 12:26    Post subject:
George Bush doesn't care about black and white film
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PostPosted: 09/28/05 - 12:31    Post subject: Re: A question about morals (assuming you have them)
So where do you stand morally?

This test only has one question, but it's a very important one.
By giving an honest answer, you will discover where you
stand morally. The test features an unlikely, completely
fictional situation in which you will have to make a decision.
Remember that your answer needs to be honest, yet
spontaneous. Please scroll down slowly and give due
consideration to each line.

THE SITUATION

You are at in Vancouver to be specific. There is chaos all
around you caused by a tsunami with severe flooding. This
is a flood of biblical proportions. You are photo journalist
working for a major newspaper, and you're caught in the
middle of this epic disaster. The situation is nearly hopeless.
You're trying to shoot career-making photos. There are
houses and people swirling around you, some disappearing
under the water. Nature is unleashing all of its destructive
fury.

THE TEST

Suddenly you see a man in the water. He is fighting for his
life, trying not to be taken down with the debris. You move
closer. Somehow the man looks familiar. You suddenly
realize who it is.

It's the Prime Minister -Paul Martin. At the same time you
notice that the raging waters are about to take him under
forever. You have two options - you can save the life of the
P.M., or you can shoot a dramatic Pulitzer Prize winning
photo, documenting the death of one of the world's most
anonymous men.


THE QUESTION

Here's the question, and please give an honest answer.......
Would anyone notice either way?
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PostPosted: 09/28/05 - 12:32    Post subject:
purple hayes wrote:
George Bush doesn't care about black and white film


You're half right.
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PostPosted: 09/28/05 - 12:38    Post subject:
On a tour of Texas, the Pope took a couple of days off to visit the coastal area for some sightseeing. He was cruising along the sea wall on Galveston Isle in his Pope mobile when suddenly he notices a frantic commotion just off shore.

There was John Kerry struggling frantically to free himself from the jaws of a 25-foot shark. As the Pope watched, horrified, a speedboat came racing up with two men aboard. One of the men, President George W. Bush quickly fired a harpoon into the shark's side while Dick Cheney reached out and pulled the bleeding, semi-conscious John Kerry from the water. Then using (autographed Round Rock Express) baseball bats, the two heroes beat the shark to death and hauled it into the boat.

Immediately the Pope shouted and summoned them to the beach. "I give you my blessings for your brave actions," he told them. "I heard that there was some bitter hatred between President Bush and John Kerry, but now I have seen with my own eyes that this is not true."

As the Pope drove off, President Bush asked Dick "Who was that?"

"It was the Pope," Dick replied. "He is in direct contact with God and has all of God's wisdom."

"Well," President Bush said, "he may have access to God's wisdom, but he doesn't know squat about shark fishing........ how's the bait holding up?"
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PostPosted: 09/28/05 - 12:43    Post subject:
purple hayes wrote:
George Bush doesn't care about black and white film
This has me laughing OL! Mr. Green Mr. Green
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PostPosted: 09/28/05 - 12:49    Post subject:
During a recent publicity outing, Hillary sneaked off to visit a fortune teller of some local repute. In a dark and hazy room, peering into a crystal ball, the mystic delivered grave news.

"There's no easy way to say this, so I'll just be blunt: Prepare yourself to be a widow. Your husband will die a violent and horrible death this year."

Visibly shaken, Hillary stared at the woman's lined face, then at the single flickering candle, then down at her hands. She took a few deep breaths to compose herself. She simply had to know. She met the fortune teller's gaze, steadied her voice, and asked her question.

"Will I be acquitted?"
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PostPosted: 09/28/05 - 13:04    Post subject:
robp wrote:
I'd save George and then bomb Canada.


Why. I. never.
If I could cut off your Coffee Crisp supply, I would.
You must be bitter because our beer is so superior.
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PostPosted: 09/28/05 - 13:08    Post subject:
ShannonG wrote:
robp wrote:
I'd save George and then bomb Canada.


Why. I. never.
If I could cut off your Coffee Crisp supply, I would.
You must be bitter because our beer is so superior.


During the ensuing chaos after the bombing I'd take over a brewery and stake a claim to a pristine lake and live happily every after.
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PostPosted: 09/28/05 - 13:08    Post subject:
Well, I'd save the President. That's gotta be worth more than the film.

Honestly, think of the "made for TV" movies you could make.

cha-ching.
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PostPosted: 09/28/05 - 13:24    Post subject:
purple hayes wrote:
George Bush doesn't care about black and white film


Thanks Kayne! Smile
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