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things are a changin’

September 4, 2008

FIF, fill-in-friday, the community story, is changin’. again. but for good.

my purpose for friday is to give you all a reprieve, an escape from that last, sometimes hectic, day of the work week. fill in friday has always been a great source of entertainment and laughter. it ain’t goin anywhere it’s just gonna get some company and is gonna have to learn how to share.

fridays here at inProgress will still be for you and for your entertainment, but each friday will have a different theme that will be on random rotation. you’ll never know what you’re gonna get. and honestly, right now, i really don’t have a lot of ideas. i’m just flyin by the seat of my pants…hoping the ideas will hit me upside the head with their brilliantness!

one thing i love to do is laugh! it is freeing, cleansing, relieving, and just plain ole feels good…so i’m hoping to bring laughter, or at least some big smiles to your face. we’ll see…

until then...what’s your favorite joke?

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  1. September 4, 2008 2:21 pm

    its not a joke I don’t know perhaps…but it is adorable:)

    There were two brothers, ages 8 and 10, who lived in a small town. Everyone knew them ‘cos they were trouble makers and were always up to some sort of mischief! Their parents, after trying everything in the book to change their little boys, finally decided to take them to their parish priest, hoping he could help!
    The priest called the youngest boy into his office first. The boy sat down in front of a massive desk, face to face with the priest. After five minutes of sitting in silence, the priest broke it by asking the boy,”Where is God?” The boy looked under the desk, chairs and the cupboard. After his search, he just looked at the priest. “Where is God?” the priest asked louder, pointing his finger at the boy. The boy just stared at the priest,after looking everywhere. “Where is God?” the priest bellowed with his forefinger just inches from the boy’s nose. At this, the boy jumped up and bolted out the door! He ran to his brother who was waiting at the reception. “We’re in big trouble!” the 8 year old told his big brother. “Why?” the older one asked. “Well, God is missing and they think we did it!!!”

  2. September 4, 2008 2:28 pm

    Favorite joke:

    what do you get when you mix a brown chicken and brown cow?

    brow-chicka-brow-cow!

    (hope that translates through type!!!)

  3. September 4, 2008 2:34 pm

    ang – that is so cute! and just like a kid to think that way.

    judi – it translated perfectly! and i couldnt help but to think of pastor pete wilson too 😉

  4. September 4, 2008 3:17 pm

    Favorite joke at the moment…

    Pastor wants to cut corners and be thrifty so he buys half the paint needed to paint the peeling church. He thins it and spends the whole painting the tiny church in the blazing sun. During the night there is a down pour and all his hard work gets washed onto the lawn. In the morning he stands in front of the church lamenting all his wasted time. A voice from heaven bellows out, “Repaint and thin no more.”

  5. September 4, 2008 4:51 pm

    i can NEVER remember jokes.

  6. September 4, 2008 5:01 pm

    alece – and yet, you still made me laugh. in a good way 😉

  7. September 4, 2008 5:09 pm

    Two priests died at the same time and met St. Peter at the Pearly Gates.

    St. Peter said, “I’d like to get you guys in now, but our computer’s down. You’ll have to go back to Earth for about a week, but you can’t go back as humans. What’ll it be?”

    The first priest says, “I’ve always wanted to be an eagle, soaring above the Rocky Mountains.”
    “So be it,” says St. Peter, and off flies the first priest.
    The second priest mulls this over for a moment and asks, “Will any of this week ‘count’, St. Peter?”
    “No, I told you the computer’s down. There’s no way we can keep track of what you’re doing.”
    “In that case,” says the second priest, “I’ve always wanted to be a stud.”
    “So be it,” says St. Peter and the second priest disappears.
    A week goes by, the computer is fixed, and the Lord tells St. Peter to recall the two priests. “Will you have any trouble locating them?” He asks.

    “The first one should be easy,” says St. Peter. “He’s somewhere over the Rockies, flying with the eagles. But the second one could prove to be more difficult. He’s on a snow tire, somewhere in Minnesota.”

  8. September 4, 2008 5:11 pm

    i aim to please.

  9. September 4, 2008 6:12 pm

    A man from Texas comes to visit in St.Louis (put your own fav cities in here) he gets in the cab and they are driving to downtown-man sees the SBC building as says WOW, what is that? The cabbie says, it’s the SBC building…one of the tallest buildings in downtown st.louis… “How long did it take to build that?” asks the visitor, “oh, about 2 years, says the cabbie… “Oh, Texas could have done that in about 13 months…
    They continue driving… “WOW, what building is that?” says the visitor, “Oh, that’s the Mercantile building… it only took us 8 months to build it too (thinking he would outsmart the Texan) “Oh, well…. Texas could have built that in about 3 months… Now the cabbie is getting VERY angry at his passenger….as they continue driving they are almost downtown and they drive past the St.Louis Arch… “WOW…. what is that??????” asks the visitor….

    I don’t know, wasn’t there this morning….says the cabbie…… HAHAHAHHAAHAHA….

  10. September 4, 2008 6:29 pm

    Q: How many bass players does it take to change a lightbulb?
    A: One, but the guitarist has to show him how first.

    Well, it’s probably not my favorite joke but it’s funny!

  11. Jim2 permalink
    September 4, 2008 6:34 pm

    So, this dog limps into a bar, looks around and says – “I’m looking for the man who shot my paw”

  12. September 4, 2008 6:37 pm

    i have a list of new favorite jokes now!

    these are great!!!!

  13. September 4, 2008 7:46 pm

    Knock Knock!
    Who’s there?
    Lucretia.
    Lucretia who?
    Lucretia from the Black Lagoon!

  14. September 4, 2008 7:47 pm

    Knock Knock!
    Who’s there?
    Police.
    Police who?
    Police stop telling these awful knock, knock jokes!

    heehee

  15. September 4, 2008 7:51 pm

    Knock Knock!
    Who’s there?
    Sherwood.
    Sherwood who?
    Sherwood like to meet you!

    hahaha! 😆

    Okay, I’m done.

  16. September 4, 2008 7:54 pm

    I have two.

    How do you hide an elephant in a strawberry patch?

    Paint his toe nails red.

    Why did the elephant wear a green hat?

    He was trying to hide on the pool table.

    Thank you I will be hear tell Friday. Please tip you wait staff.

    😀

  17. September 4, 2008 10:10 pm

    Q: What did Tarzan say when the elephants were coming?
    A: Look! The elephants are coming!

    Q: What did Tarzan say when the elephants were coming with sunglasses on?
    A: Nothing.. he didn’t recognize them.

    hahahahahahahahhaha!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  18. September 4, 2008 11:48 pm

    A guy, let’s call him Bob, is talking with God:

    God is it true that a million years to you is like a minute to me?

    ‘Yes”

    and God is it true that you are so great that a million dollars to you is like but a penny?

    “Yes”

    God? Would you please let me have a penny? 🙂

    “In a Minute!”

    <B

  19. September 5, 2008 2:54 am

    The president, a clown, and a rabi walk into a bar.

    The bartender looks up and says “Is this some kind of Joke?”

  20. September 5, 2008 11:51 am

    aaahhhh…glad i saved the best for last! 🙂 i’m kicking back w/ my feet propped lingol! i love a good one liner…
    -i wondered why the baseballl was getting bigger. then it hit me.
    -did you hear about the guy who’s whole left side was cut off? he’s all right now.
    -when fish are in school they sometimes take debate.
    -when the smog lifts in los angelos, UCLA.
    -if you take a laptop for a run you might jog your memory.
    want more? ok, one more and then yes, i have to run. 😦 ha, ha i did get to read all the posts though, just picked this one to comment on! 🙂
    -what’s the def of a will? (a dead giveaway)
    oh man, i’m just getting started!
    -why do people believe you when you say there are four billion stars but check when you say the paint is still wet?
    -whose idea was it to put an ‘s’ in the word ‘lisp’?
    -why does superman stop bullets w/ his chest, but ducks when you throw a gun at him?
    -why do they use sterilized needles for death by lethal injection?
    -why do teenagers constantly return to the refrigerator w/ hopes that something new to eat has materialized?

    ok for real now! last one! the stats on sanity is that one out of every four people are suffering from some sort of mental illness. think of your 3 bfs–if they’re ok, then it’s you, i mean me.

  21. Tyler permalink
    September 5, 2008 9:34 pm

    So a pope and a lawyer die, and they both go to heaven. At the gate they meet St. Peter, who offers to give them a tour of heaven and show them where they’ll be living.

    They’re walking along and St. Peter points to this tiny log cabin off to the side and tells the pope that this is his house. The lawyer is a little disgruntled. After all, if all the pope got was a little cabin, what was he going to get? A cardboard box?

    So the lawyer and St. Peter keep going, and finally come to this huge mansion. Golden driveway, huge pillars, the works. The lawyer is astounded by the sight of the house and asks “Who lives there?”

    St. Peter says, “You do.”

    The lawyer stops and thinks a minute, then turns to St. Peter “Now wait a minute. I get this huge mansion.. and the pope.. THE pope… gets a little shack?”

    St. Peter nods and explains “Oh yes yes… we get popes coming in all the time. But you’re the first lawyer we’ve seen.”

  22. September 6, 2008 12:37 am

    How many Christian college students does it take to change a light-bulb?

    Two: One to do it, the other to order a t-shirt about it.
    ______________________________________________________________

    How many performance artists does it take to change a light-bulb?

    I don’t know, I got up and left.

  23. September 6, 2008 10:11 pm

    just reading … no jokes.

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