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(Stuff.co.nz)   Some people just ask their boss for a raise. Others strip naked and jump off the boat in the middle of the night   (stuff.co.nz) divider line 29
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2005-03-20 01:39:01 PM
I must be trying the wrong things when trying to obtain a raise from my boss. The truth is, I never even considered jumping out his window naked.
 
2005-03-20 01:41:00 PM
Did he get the raise?
 
2005-03-20 01:43:14 PM
(Jaw's theme music)
 
2005-03-20 01:43:27 PM
I've often wondered if this technique would work.
 
2005-03-20 01:44:57 PM
mo' money, mo' problems...
 
2005-03-20 01:56:20 PM
Capitalism in a nutshell.
 
2005-03-20 01:57:53 PM
More like nutcases in a nutshell.
 
2005-03-20 01:58:40 PM
Get it? Cases? Shells? I'm joking about guns!!
 
2005-03-20 01:59:21 PM
Oh MAN I'm on fire today.
 
j0n
2005-03-20 01:59:30 PM
Capitalism in a nutshell.

The fisherman were Chinese. China is a Socialist paradise, where everyone is taken care of and nobody wants more! Except these 5 Chinese guys on a South Korean fishing boat.
 
2005-03-20 02:00:10 PM
Get it? Fire? Man? I'm joking about 9/11!! True Fark material!!

/Hates you all
 
2005-03-20 02:01:27 PM
China isn't a socialist paradise. It is a faux-communist hell.

Norway is (the closest thing to) a socialist paradise.
Guess which country has the highest standard of living in the world?

/Hates farking snotty capitalists
 
2005-03-20 02:06:55 PM
The rest of us just poop on the boardroom table.
 
2005-03-20 02:07:09 PM


Didnt rtfa, but I bet he got shot in the head first, right?
 
2005-03-20 02:07:42 PM
johnnowak

Yo chill man, you're redlining the moranometer.
 
2005-03-20 02:07:54 PM
When did it become cool to just post random ass pictures on the internet?

/they're not funny
//they're not creative
///hates you all even more
 
j0n
2005-03-20 02:08:33 PM
Norway is (the closest thing to) a socialist paradise.
Guess which country has the highest standard of living in the world?


Norway does have some really great death metal bands, I will give you that.
 
2005-03-20 02:09:07 PM
bakatare

How's that? The jokes? Yes. The politics? Hardly!

/Is getting delirious from lack of sleep
//Sorry about the idiotic humor
 
2005-03-20 02:09:56 PM
Norway does have some really great death metal bands, I will give you that.

Fine noise acts too.
 
2005-03-20 02:11:34 PM
Alright. 'Gnight all.

 
2005-03-20 02:19:12 PM
I fish for you long time.
 
2005-03-20 02:25:26 PM
wait, how does jumping off the boat help get them a raise?

// am i the only one who doesnt' see this?
 
2005-03-20 02:27:06 PM
Different culture, different customs.

In the USA when unions do not get raises, they go on strike. In China, apparently the fishing unions just put their clothes into a plastic bag and jump naked out a window and swim to shore. Yeah that will show old skinflint that they mean business, less fish to catch. Most people in the USA just slack off until their boss notices it, and then say they are not paid enough and if they get a raise, they won't slack off any more.
 
2005-03-20 03:37:09 PM
meh
 
2005-03-20 03:53:55 PM
JohnNowak is a farking tool. Settle down, and break the pills in half next time, troll.
 
2005-03-20 04:38:13 PM
The way I understand the story, the boat was out, then came in but dropped anchor offshore. My guess would be that the fishermen said, "Okay, we did a good job for you. We want a raise."

Naturally, the boat's captain, knowing he was half a mile offshore, told them politely where they could stick their suggestion. Sensing that their negotiating tactic failed, the fishermen decided to offer their services elsewhere.
 
2005-03-20 06:04:56 PM
I think the Chinese were trying to enter NZ as illegal immigrants. Not so much as after a raise, as just after a better life.
Choosing New Zealand for a better life shows how bad things must be in China.

/I keed, I keed
 
2005-03-20 08:23:25 PM
johnnowak

Your humor's bad, and you should feel bad!

 
2005-03-20 08:44:23 PM
That almost worked for me one time...
 
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