Holler if you see a flame, Bernie!

September 7, 2007

Hey, Blog Guy! A lot of us out here watch your blog constantly for career advice, because you weigh the pros and cons of jobs like belly dancing, contortionism, snake handling, voluntary mutilation and other opportunities our guidance counsellors may be hiding from us. Have you spotted anything new ?

Well, yes. If somebody offers you the job of sticking your head in the back-end of a massive Long March 2 rocket, like the dude in this photo, you may want to pass, or at least ask detailed questions about protective masks and the dental plan. And be wary if they tell you it’s only a “model” rocket – that’s the oldest trick in the book.

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A security guard checks the model of a Chinese Long March 2E rocket at a space exhibition in Wuhan, capital of central China’s Hubei province, September 6, 2007. REUTERS/Stringer

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I can’t see a goddamn thing. Where’s my lighter?

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

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Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

Nope. No car keys here either.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

There’s nothing here but a bunch of useless bones and organs.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

I am the worst Chinese security guard in the world. When the heck is Chinese New Year? I want to blow up some fireworks!

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

Yep. Looks comfortable enough for a little security guard nap.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

Days later found the guy opening Propellant Singed Beef, a rocket themed resturant.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

World’s biggest hair dryer.

Posted by Lady Weasel | Report as abusive

…and all that to discover his glasses were on his head the whole time.

Posted by K F | Report as abusive

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Lame!

Posted by JoStar | Report as abusive