Quick quiz for tough economic times. What are some effective things you can do to help prevent being laid off?
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Quick quiz: Where would be a really stupid place to sell booze? a) churches b) kindergartensc) hospitals d) gas stations Okay, they’re all pretty stupid, but I guess I’m going to say gas stations, because you really can buy liquor there in Lithuania. I’m not making this up.But in a clear example of jack-booted repression, on January 1 it became illegal for gas stations to sell liquor at night.I mean, what could go wrong with a carload of yokels pulling off the highway, filling their tank, buying a couple of handles of vodka and roaring off into the darkness?To answer an obvious question, police data show that alcohol-related accidents have dropped by 45 percent since the ban was imposed. Nevertheless, an oil and gas company is fighting the ban, saying it may force them to start closing their stations at night and laying off workers.Well boo-hoo! My own personal opinion is that they should continue the ban at gas stations, and just sell their booze at highway toll booths, instead.
Quick quiz: Well-to-do socialite Paris Hilton and this guy here are…
Discussing if they can get to the bar in time for Wednesday night $1 margaritas.
Singing that Captain and Tenille hit, “Muskrat Love.”
Shooting a mouthwash ad that will only be seen in Japan.
Flirting shamelessly; She’s saying, “I’ve done hard time, big boy, that changes a girl!” and he’s saying, “You’re a socialite? So you think the government should own everything?”
Quick quiz: These smiling, fresh-faced kids…
b) Were accepted to the leafy New England college of their choice.
c) Are going to the senior prom together.
d) Seem to really be enjoying their murder trial.
If you guessed the murder trial you win, although the reason for the smiles is a mystery to me.
Quick quiz: Business is good, you have a lot of extra cash, so you use it to…
a) make a major donation to Doctors Without Borders
b) build a new homeless kitchen in your city
c) establish a scholarship fund for Katrina victims
d) cover your gun, your cellphone, your patio furniture and your grandma in gold and diamonds.