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Old 09-24-2015, 04:54 PM   #1
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Gift to someone being promoted

Went to a going away party , for someone at my former workplace, being promoted from supervision to first level management.

Was driving to the restaurant, and passed a sporting goods store. My inner devious sob trait kicked in , went around the block, to the sporting goods store and bought a special gift. Half assed gift warped it and went to the luncheon.

Some cards were presented, then I present this poor soul with the gift , to a roar of laughter :

A Snake Bite Kit .

She is going to need it at the viper den she is being sent to .

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Old 09-24-2015, 05:52 PM   #2
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Well done! Did the recipient appreciate it?

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Old 09-25-2015, 06:59 AM   #3
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That's a good one, made my LOL!!! Those snakes are more venomous the higher one gets in an organization.
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