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How To Tell If You're An American In Twelve Easy Steps

1. You decide that the relationship with your partner is over. How do you break the news you are leaving?

(1) Leave a tearful note on the table and slip quietly away

(2)Calmly discuss the reasons with your partner for your decision

(3) Attack them with a chair in front of a rabble of cheering pumped-up inbreds on national television.

2. You and your mates decide to have a game of football in the park. What do you need to take?

(1) A ball

(2) A ball and 2 coats

(3) A ball, 50 crash helmets, 4 tons of body armour, 20 cheerleaders, a marching sousaphone band with a grand piano on a trolley, and a team of orthopaedic surgeons specialising in spinal injuries.

3. You are driving along a country road when you accidentally run over a rabbit. What do you do?

(1) Stop and see how badly injured it is, taking it to a vet if it is still alive

(2) Carry on driving, but hope it is still alive, or if not, that it died quickly

(3) Strap it across the bonnet of your car and drive home hollering, whooping and throwing empty Budweiser cans out of the window.

4. You wake up in the morning with a stiff neck after sleeping in an awkward position. What do you do?

(1) Ignore it. It will probably loosen up as the day progresses

(2) Take a couple of aspirins and get on with things.

(3) Take yourself to a prostitute-addicted TV evangelist faith healer in an ill-fitting wig, who will lay his hands on your head, whilst screaming about the devil in front of an audience of gibbering inbreds.

5. What do you have for breakfast?

(1) A bowl of Cornflakes, slice of toast and a mug of tea

(2) Glass of orange juice, croissant and a cup of coffee

(3) A bag of donuts with ice cream, a 32 ounce steak with six eggs sunny side-up, fifteen pancakes with maple syrup, ten waffles, five corn dogs and a diet root beer.

6. You and your partner decide to take the plunge and get married. What sort of ceremony do you have?

(1) A quiet party with a few friends in a registry office

(2) A church service followed by a traditional reception at a hotel

(3) A minute long mockery at a 24 hour drive-through chapel in Las Vegas, presided over by a transvestite vicar dressed as Elvis.

7. Your 14-year-old son is going through a difficult phase, becoming disruptive at school and reclusive at home. What do you do?

(1) Don't worry. Its just a phase and will pass.

(2) Encourage him to get out more, get involved in team sports or join a youth club.

(3) Take him to an armoury and buy him an arsenal of semi-automatic weapons and enough ammunition to slaughter a small town.

8. You fancy a night in watching something funny on TV. What kind of comedy do you choose?

(1) A sitcom like Fawlty Towers or Father Ted

(2) A sketch show like The Two Ronnies or the Fast Show

(3) A thinly disguised morality play set in a massive lounge where the audience whoop for ten minutes every time an overpaid actor with a superglued grin on his face makes an entrance to deliver a lightweight wisecrack.

9. Whilst getting ready for bed, you stub your toe on your wife's dressing table. What do you do?

(1) Shout and swear a bit, after all, it did hurt

(2) Make a mental note to move the table so it doesn't happen again

(3) Immediately call a hotshot lawyer with an uptown reputation, and sue your wife's butt.

10. There are peace talks in another part of the world. What do you do?

(1) Let them get on with it but offer your advice if needed

(2) Let them get on with it and offer help to both sides

(3) Ignore all parties' wishes and protests and take over the talks.

11. There are global concerns about the emissions from cars. Do you:

(1) Introduce incentives to switch to cleaner cars

(2) Invent a new cleaner fuel

(3) Continue to use and invent dirtier cars like the Hummer, ignoring the global concerns about the emissions.

12. There is a war in another part of the world. Do you:

(1) Monitor to see if human rights are being infringed and step in when necessary

(2) Monitor to see if human rights are being infringed and bring the culprits to justice

(3) Invade the country flattening all buildings, fire at all allied and enemy airplanes killing people no matter which side they're on. After all, a kill is a kill.

13. Your city has been the victim of a terrorist attack. You should:

(1)Treat victims, clean up and find those responsible

(2)Treat victims, clean up and find those responsible and bring them to justice

(3) Treat victims, clean up and find those responsible, but continue to support and fund terrorist activities abroad.

14. You're on vacation abroad. Do you:

(1) Enjoy the local culture and food

(2) Enjoy the local culture and food but look forward to getting home

(3) Complain and whine that the country that you are visiting is nothing like home, whilst trying to find a McDonalds “restaurant”.

15. You are overweight and unhealthy. Do you:

(1) Diet and exercise

(2) Do nothing

(3) Eat even more and say "Meh, everyone's time comes eventually".

Answers.

If you answered mostly (1)'s & (2)'s then you are a normal well balanced
individual, probably British, or of the British Colonies

If you answered mostly 3's sorry you are a complete ... Yank! If you missed the elementary math(s) error you are DEFINITELY a Yank
 
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