What to do when you lock yourself out

May 6, 2010

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Blog Guy, you seem to be in a foul mood today. Is anything wrong?

Don’t even get me started about my morning. It was the WORST!

door fire 280When I got to my office I realized I had left my key at home, and I didn’t want to go all the way back to get it.

What did you do?

The usual stuff. First I kicked the door a few times, really hard, but it wouldn’t open.

So then naturally I piled up some old newspapers soaked in gasoline and started a fire to try to burn up the door, but still nothing.

door kick 260Willikers! Then what?

Then I found a huge honking concrete block and hurled it repeatedly at the door until it finally caved in and I got inside. It was a nightmare!

Well at least it’s over now.

No it isn’t. Now it turns out I’m responsible for injuring several of my staffers who were on the other side, pushing on the door to keep me out.

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A Bolivian worker throws a concrete block at the door of the Ministry of Labor in La Paz May 4, 2010. The workers are protesting against the Evo Morales goverment to demand a raise in their salaries.

Bolivian workers kick the door of the Ministry of Labor in La Paz May 4, 2010.

REUTERS photos by Gaston Brito

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Blog Guy, be careful! Gasoline is expensive. And the only kind of big concrete blocks that will open sticky doors, are the honking kind! :-)

Posted by Jibberish | Report as abusive

I would have rather gone back home… and to bed…. soooooo sleeeeppy!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Its such a sleepy day…. wish I could stay in bed and dream of….. ok, since this is a family blog, I had rather not go there…. :P

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Does it rhyme with flotilla, Shra? ;-)

Posted by Jibberish | Report as abusive

It’s ok Shra, dreaming of shoes is permitted on a family oriented blog. Yes, even stilettos. :p

“Willikers”? Who was the reader, Robin?

“Holy stuck door Batman!! However will we catch the Joker now?”

“Never fear good chum, let me just get the bat-anti-stuck-door spray from my utility belt!”

“Ummm Batman.. that’s a crowbar.”

“Shut up my avian buddy lest you get the bat-boot up your little tights wearing ass.”

“Willikers!”

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Oh guys, I just saw the most amazing Jimmy Choos ever…. think i am gonna start a small fund for it… will be able to afford one, in slightly over an year, if I save a pound a day…. Mr. Pilot… you dream of stilletos… I dream of wearable shoes… which are droooooooool- worthy…
Jibberish – heavens forbid if I dream of anything that ends with an -illa!
Spin, you dont want me to answer that here girl! ;)

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

So as long as you’re upset about something, it’s ok to light stuff on fire. Got it.

Posted by sarabelle | Report as abusive

Incidentally, I’m a little upset about the rain right now…anybody have something fun to start on fire?

Posted by sarabelle | Report as abusive

If I may sum up the comments so far … tweet style!

Locked out, gas pains, sleepy dreams, Jimmy Choos, Robin’s blues, start a flame, in the rain.

Posted by justCAM | Report as abusive

sarabelle you said my favorite word..fire! And right now I have something I would love to start a fire on. Namely the building I am working in! :p

I tell ya if they don’t give me back my stapler that’s the last straw!

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

I’m upset about Global Warming…let’s start a nice big sooty fire to protest!

Posted by AllThatJazz | Report as abusive

What is going on? So many loonie people in the world. Present company excluded, of course! I think it’s global warming, and setting all these fires from the Gulf of Mexico to Athens isn’t helping! Not one little bit!

Posted by JohnZNYC | Report as abusive

JohnZNYC, no need to kiss bummy bum bum here. We are looney and we know it.

Here, take a seat and have a doughnut. :)

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

root bier anyone makes the doughnuts taste aaaaaa better and the flames seem warmer aaaaah!

Posted by ochoo | Report as abusive

looks like a chinese kung foo movie :D

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive

If you’re going to commit arson using gasoline, then doing so whilst smoking seems particularly dumb to me.

Posted by knit_nurse | Report as abusive

Hah! Someone should have told the two guys in the last photo that you only get back to Kansas by clicking your heels together three times if you are wearing RED shoes.

Posted by zeitgeist | Report as abusive

Kung Fu fighting!!!
Fast as lightning!!!
Its just a little bit frightening!!
Kung Fu fighting!!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive