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March 2, 2011


Lamar, where the heck are you? I told you to meet me at the Motor Show.

AUTOSHOW-GENEVAI’m here, Boss. I’ll find you in a few minutes. I stopped in the men’s room by the Renault display.

Really? I just went by there and I didn’t see a men’s room.

I’m not surprised, Boss, it turns out in Switzerland they just put the stalls right out in the open. Those crazy Swiss, huh?

Lamar, I saw a MASSAGE seat over by Renault. It says “TAKE CARE.” You’re not by any chance sitting in THAT, are you?

Oh. I thought that meant take care of business. I’m glad to hear it’s a massage thing. It felt like an earthquake while I was, you know…

OMG, Lamar! So can you come meet me now?

Uh, can you wait a few minutes, Boss? It might not be the best time for me to get up.


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A visitor experiences a massage seat at the Renault showcase during the first media day of the 81st Geneva International Motor Show at the Palexpo in Geneva March 1, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

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That’s really Eugene in there, isn’t it?

Posted by Dave_not_dave | Report as abusive

All toilet humour blogs remind me of Eugene Toilethead Johnson…
Is he an icon or what?
As for massage chairs, I SOOOO want one…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

is that Larry Craig?!? Will that man ever learn???

Posted by GeorgiaPeach | Report as abusive

In other news, a grisly discovery was made at a motor show today when a man who had been seated in a massage booth that obscured his head from view was asked to leave. According to security personnel, he had been in the booth for about 7 hours straight before a security guard approached and asked for him to move along. When the guard received no response, he assumed the man had simply fallen asleep. However, upon gently shaking the man by the shoulder, he was astonished to find that the man actually had no head. Apparently, the “deep tissue” massage was a little deeper than intended. The man’s head was later found to have fallen behind the seat.

Posted by justK | Report as abusive

Renault is putting port-a-potties in their cars now? I guess that’s a good idea if you spend a lot of time in gridlocked traffic. But aren’t you supposed to also close the bottom half of the dutch door?

Posted by AllThatJazz | Report as abusive

Unless they’ve fixed the timing on Renaults, all you really need is a test drive.

Posted by ARJTurgot2 | Report as abusive

Lamar never fails to entertain :)

Posted by sarabelle | Report as abusive

What a strange illusion of privacy.

Posted by knit_nurse | Report as abusive

@GeorgiaPeach: I’m not sure that’s Larry Craig. It looks more like that man in the Magritte painting. 😉

Posted by skeres | Report as abusive

@skeres” You reckless fool. Now people will ask about Rene Magritte and you’ll start to explain about French surrealism and ZAPP. Nice knowing you.

Posted by ladylala | Report as abusive

@skeres” You reckless fool. Now people will ask about Rene Magritte and you’ll start to explain about French surrealism and ZAPP. Nice knowing you.

Posted by ladylala | Report as abusive

Surrealism reminds me of Salvador Dali…
I didnt quite understand that either…
There are SO many things I dont understand!!

Where are my meddies!!! Where are my doughnuts!!!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

What’s surrealism? 😛

Posted by Malteser | Report as abusive

“That’s really Eugene in there, isn’t it?”

Posted by Dave_not_dave

… hmm… judging by the pics I’ve seen of Mr. Toilethead, Eugene would probably be UNDERNEATH that fellow, rather than being the one sitting down. My assumption anyway.

Posted by Malteser | Report as abusive

No one teach Malt anything, you get me! No one!
Malt, loling on the Eugene comment…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Rub it in…

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive

Malt, as a regular commenter here you’re knee-deep in surrealism every day. You’re so close to it, you can’t spot it….

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive

@Shra: Cheers at your loling, glad I made you laugh.
@BG: Now THAT was educational…it actually taught me something. Here I was thinking I was knee-deep in something else…

Posted by Malteser | Report as abusive

BG, I know this may not sound fair, but Malt learnt somethinig… I will have to follow the rules (just coz i feel like it) and tase you…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Magritte was Belgian, and, in one of my favourite quotations ever, he said that he wasn’t a surrealist, Belgium was just like that. Bring on the zapping… :)

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive

CG, if we ever get to sit and have an apple pie and see a Rembrandt painting together,I shall zap you in person.
Virtual zapping doesnt seemto have any effect on you…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Sorry Shra, too much time testing the electric fences at work; I’m impervious. You need a higher setting. Actually, so do our fences…

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive

Well seems BG is impervious to zapping too! No reaction whatsoever. He’s clearly trained to resist the zapper. He probably bought anti-zap devices from W-S for $234.99!

Posted by Malteser | Report as abusive

He is not impervious Malt… BG believes in taking his zaps like a man…. thats why you wouldnt see him complaining about them…
Take a leaf outta his book, y’all!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive