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The secretary looks to have won £10,000!
if not, fair play to her.
i hope he demands 50%.
he played it very well by giving actual legit ones to everyone else. so some scope for a glorious backfire if one of us had bagged it for real. still... TOP BANTS. well done builder fella.
I was going to go with: ''Looks like the jokes on him''.
But I think I'll go for: ''Whatta mug''
Worth it? Marginal. He gave me his dead dad's old car though, so he's fine by me.
It was a very expensive job and would have been costly to re-construct. I found that it was measuring the distance about 50mm too short. The work had a + / - tolerance of about 3mm, so it would have been totally wrong.
I really started to panic and couldn't work out how on earth I'd managed to balls up so badly, when I noticed that my colleagues were all laughing - it tuened out that they'd cut about 40mm off the end of the tape measure and fixed the end bit so that it wouldn't look any dirfferent.
You go from thinking you have a load of money you could use towards a holiday or buying a house or curing a relative of cancer... then nothing but a cackling builder telling you it was a hilarious joke.
Stop crying love it were just a joke!
but poor secretary.
I'd say the cruelty outweighs the comedy. I don't find it particularly funny.
but it is cruel that's true.
The 'rules' on the back made it clear it was a joke, but she pretty much fell for it (as did most of the rest of us, I reckon - cos were given real one's so had no reason to suspect hers was duff until she passed it around for inspection).
She didn't publicly get her hopes up too high, cos she was instantly saying how she couldn't really just take it whole, and it wasn't very long before it was passed around and the reality kicked in.