Here’s a challenge for all you smart ones !

These are pretty clever. Don’t rush. Study each picture and try to determine what it represents before looking at the answer below the picture.

Put on your thinking caps.


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eggplant

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Doctor Pepper


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pool table

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Tap dancers

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Card Shark

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The King of Pop

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I Pod

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Gator-Aide

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Knight mare

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Hole Milk



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Light Beer

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Get ’em all?
Com’on be honest!

Insane. I Can’t BELIEVE i didn’t get this one.

A PRE-SCHOOL TEST FOR YOU

Which way is the bus below traveling?

To the left or to the right?
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Can’t make up your mind?
Look carefully at the picture again.
 


Still don’t know?. Look again… 

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Pre-schoolers all over the United States
were shown this picture asked the same question.
90% of the pre-schooler’s gave this answer.


‘The bus is traveling to the left.’

When asked, ‘Why do you think the bus is traveling to the left?’

They answered:
‘Because you can’t see the door to get on the bus.’ 

How do you feel now ???

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I know, me too.

Must Read! 3-Minute Management Course.

Lesson 1
A man is getting into the shower just as his wife is finishing
up her shower, when the doorbell rings. The wife quickly wraps herself in
a towel and runs downstairs. When she opens the door, there stands Bob, the
next-door neighbour.  Before she says a word, Bob says, “I’ll give you
£800 to drop that towel.”  After thinking for a moment, the woman drops
her towel and stands naked in front of Bob. After a few seconds, Bob hands
her £800 and leaves.  The woman wraps back up in the towel and goes back
upstairs.  When she gets to the bathroom, her husband asks, “Who was
that?” “It was Bob the next door neighbour,” she replies. “Great!” the
husband says, “did he say anything about the £800 he owes me?”
Moral of the story:
If you share critical information pertaining to credit and risk with
your shareholders in time, you may be in a position to prevent avoidable
exposure.

Lesson 2

A priest offered a Nun a lift. She got in and crossed her legs,
forcing her gown to reveal a leg. The priest nearly had an accident. After
controlling the car, he stealthily slid his hand up her leg.The nun said,
“Father, remember Psalm 129?”  The priest removed his hand. But, changing
gears, he let his hand slide up her leg again. The nun once again said,
“Father, remember Psalm 129?” The priest
apologized “Sorry sister but the flesh is weak.” Arriving at the convent,
the nun went on her way. On his arrival at the church, the priest rushed to
look up Psalm 129.  It said, “Go forth and seek, further up, you will
find glory.”
Moral of the story:
If you are not well informed in your job, you might miss a great
opportunity.

Lesson 3
A sales rep, an administration clerk, and the manager are walking to
lunch when they find an antique oil lamp. They rub it and a Genie comes
out. The Genie says, “I’ll give each of you just one wish.” Me first! Me
first!” says the admin clerk. “I want to be in the Bahamas, driving a
speedboat, without a care in the world.” Puff!  She’s gone.  Me next! Me
next!” says the sales rep. “I want to be in Hawaii, relaxing on the beach
with my personal masseuse, an endless supply of Pina Coladas and the
love of my life.” Puff!  He’s gone. “OK, you’re up,” the Genie says to the
manager.  The manager says, “I want those two back in the office after
lunch.”
Moral of the story:
Always let your boss have the first say

Lesson 4
An eagle was sitting on a tree resting, doing nothing.  A small rabbit saw
the eagle and asked him, “Can I also sit like you and do nothing?” The
eagle answered: “Sure, why not.”  So, the rabbit sat on the ground below
the eagle and rested.  All of a sudden, a fox appeared, jumped on the
rabbit and ate it.
Moral of the story:
To be sitting and doing nothing, you must be very, very high up.

Lesson 5

A turkey was chatting with a bull. “I would love to be able to
get to the top of that tree,” sighed the turkey, “but I haven’t got the
energy.”  “Well, why don’t you nibble on some of my droppings?” replied
the bull.  They’re packed with nutrients.”  The turkey pecked at a lump of
dung, and found it actually gave him enough strength to reach the lowest
branch of the tree. The next day, after eating some more dung, he reached
the second branch. Finally after a fourth night, the turkey was proudly
perched at the top of the tree.  He was promptly spotted by a farmer, who
shot him out of the tree.
Moral of the story:
Bullsh!t might get you to the top, but it won’t keep you there.

Lesson 6
A little bird was flying south for the winter. It was so cold the bird
froze and fell to the ground into a large field.  While he was lying
there, a cow came by and dropped some dung on him.  As the frozen bird lay
there in the pile of cow dung, he began to realize how warm he was. The
dung was actually thawing him out!  He lay there all warm and happy, and
soon began to sing for joy. A passing cat heard the bird
singing and came to investigate.  Following the sound, the cat discovered
the bird under the pile of cow dung, and promptly dug him out and ate him.
Morals of the story:
(1) Not everyone who sh!ts on you is your enemy
(2) Not everyone who gets you out of sh!t is your friend
(3) And when you’re in deep sh!t, it’s best to keep your mouth shut!

This ends the 3-minute management course
Have a great weekend

Some interesting information hidden in famous logos!

 

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This logo doesnt seem to hide much at first sight, but it gives you a little insight in the philosophy behind the brand. First of all, the yellow swoosh looks like a smile: Amazon.com want to have the best customer satisfaction. The swoosh also connects the letters a and z, meaning that this store has everything from a to z.

 

Fedex

 

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This is probably one of the best known logos with a hidden meaning. If you look closely, youll see an arrow thats formed by the letters E and x. This arrow symbolizes speed and precision, two major selling points of this company.

 


Continental

 

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Continental is a manufacturer of tyres. You could actually see this in their logo, because the first two letters create a 3-dimensional tyre.

 


Toblerone

 

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Toblerone is a chocolate-company from Bern , Switzerland . Bern is sometimes called The City Of Bears. They have incorporated this idea in the Toblerone logo, because if you look closely, youll see the silhouette of a bear.

 


Baskin Robins

 

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The old logo of Baskin Robbins had the number 31 with an arc above it. The new logo took this idea to the next level. The pink parts of the BR still form the number 31, a reference to the 31 flavours.

 


Sony Vaio

 

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Sony Vaio is a well known brand of laptops. But did you know that the name Vaio logo also had a hidden meaning? Well, the first two letters represent the basic analogue signal. The last two letters look like a 1 and 0, representing the digital signal.

 


Carrefour

 

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Carrefour is one of the biggest European retailers, and its also French for crossroads. The logo symbolizes this word via two opposite arrows. They also added the first letter of the name, because if you look closely youll see the letter C in the negative space between the two arrows.

 


Unilever

 

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Unilever is one of the biggest producers of food, beverages, cleaning agents and personal care products. They produce a huge amount of different products and they wanted to reflect this in their logo. Each part of the logo has a meaning. For example: the heart represents love, care and health – feeling good, a bird is a symbol of freedom. Relief from daily chores – getting more out of life.

 


Formula 1

 

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At first, this logo might not make much sense. But if you look closely, youll see the number 1 in the negative space between the F and the red stripes. I also love how this logo communicates a feeling of speed.

 


Sun Microsystems

 

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The Sun logo is one of the most famous ambigrams in the world. You can read the brand name in every direction; both horizontally and vertically. This logo was designed by professor Vaughan Pratt of the Stanford University .

 


NBC

 

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The NBC (National Broadcasting Company) is one of the biggest American television networks. I think most of you have already seen the peacock in this logo. The peacock has 6 different tail feathers, referring to the six divisions at the time that this logo was created. The peacocks head is flipped to the right to suggest it was looking forward, not back.

The Banana Test!

Don’t scroll past the animals until you have decided upon your answer.

 

 

 



The Banana Test

There is a very, very tall coconut tree and there are 4 animals,

A Lion , A Chimp Giraffe ,
……AND…
 

A Squirrel 

They decide to compete to see who is the fastest to get a banana off the tree.

Who do you guess will win?  

Your answer will reflect your personality.

So think carefully . . .
Try and answer within 30 seconds.
 Got your answer?

Now scroll down to see the analysis.

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If your answer is:

Lion = you’re dull. 
Chimpanzee = you’re dense. 
Giraffe = you’re a complete moron. 
Squirrel = you’re hopeless.



A COCONUT TREE DOESN’T HAVE BANANAS. 

Obviously you’re stressed and overworked.
You should take some time off and relax

Got computer problems?? :P

I had a problem yesterday, so I called Eric, the 11 year old next door, whose bedroom looks like Mission Control, and asked him to come over. 


Eric clicked a couple of buttons and solved the problem. 


As he was walking away, I called after him, ‘So, what was wrong ?

He replied, ‘It was an ID ten T error.’

I didn’t want to appear stupid, but nonetheless inquired,

‘An, ID ten T error? What’s that? In case I need to fix it again.’

Eric grinned…. ‘Haven’t you ever heard of an ID ten T error before?

‘No,’ I replied.

‘Write it down,’ he said, ‘and I think you’ll figure it out.’

So I wrote down:

ID10T     

I used to like Eric, the little bastard.

An incident of Lateral Thinking :)

Many years ago in a small Indian village, a farmer had the misfortune of owing a large sum of money to a crooked village moneylender & having a very fit daughter.
The moneylender, who was old and mingy, fancied the farmer’s beautiful daughter. So he proposed a bargain. He said he would forgo the farmer’s debt if he could marry his daughter. Both the farmer and his daughter were horrified by the proposal.
So the cunning money-lender suggested that they let Providence decide the matter. He told them that he would put a blackpPebble and a white pebble into an empty money bag. Then the girl would have to pick one pebble from the bag.
 
1) If she picked the black pebble, she would become his wife and her father’s debt would be forgiven.
 
2) If she picked the white pebble she need not marry him and her father’s debt would still be forgiven.
 
3) But if she refused to pick a pebble, her father would be thrown into  jail.
 
They were standing on a pebble strewn path in the farmer’s field. As they talked, the  moneylender bent over to pick up two pebbles. As he picked them up, the sharp-eyed  girl noticed that he had picked up two black pebbles and put them into the  bag.
 
He then asked the girl to pick a pebble from the bag.
 
Now, imagine that you were standing in the field. What would you have done if you were the girl? If you had to advise her, what would you have told her?
 
Careful analysis would produce three possibilities:-
 
1. The girl should refuse to take a pebble.
 
2. The girl should show that there were two black pebbles in the bag and expose the  money-lender as a cheat.
 
3. The girl should pick a black pebble and sacrifice herself in order to save her father from his debt and imprisonment.
 
Just take a moment to ponder over the story. The above story is used with the hope that it will make us appreciate the difference between lateral and logical thinking.
 
The girl’s dilemma cannot be solved with traditional logical thinking. Think of the consequences if she chooses the above logical answers.
 
What would you recommend to the girl to do?
 
Well, here is what she did………
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The girl put her hand into the moneybag and drew out a pebble. Without looking at it, she fumbled and let it fall onto the pebble-strewn path, where it immediately got lost among all the other pebbles.
 
“Oh, how clumsy of me….” she said, “but never mind, if you look into the bag for the one that is left, you will be  able to tell which pebble I picked.”
 
Since the remaining pebble is black, it must be assumed that she had picked the white one.
 
And since the money-lender dared not admit his dishonesty, the girl changed what seemed an impossible situation  into an extremely advantageous one.
 
MORAL OF THE STORY: Most complex problems do have a solution. It is only that we don’t attempt to think. 

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