$T.&REUX,KSC goes and flies a kite!

By saint@prairienet.org (Andrew Matthews)
Date: 9 May 1996 19:12:14 GMT

Knowing full well that I should study for a final exam that
is tonight, last night at midnight, I said "Fuck it!" when
a strange, handsome man smoking a pipe and smiling said
to me, "boy? go fly a kite!"

And that's what I did. In my school's parking lot.

Flew a kite for 2 fucking hours, chanting the seven layers
of the OSI model for telecommunications.

A pink ken-doll approached after summoning security after
a half and hour.

"What the hell are you doing?"

It always amazes me that humans ignore the blatantly obvious.

"I'm flying a kite."


"What part of this don't you understand? I'm holding onto a
piece of string that is attached to THAT."

I point up 400 feet (got it all the down to the end of the string,
I did!) to the zooming Skull & Crossbones $2 kite that I was

Security: "You can't do that here!"

"Why not?"

"Uhhhh... It's midnight! Go home!"

"I'm studying. I also happen to be flying a kite. There's nothing
wrong with that."

"You can't do that here."

"Where does it say in the student handbook that we can't fly a

"You'll hear from the dean tomorrow."

"Okeedoke. Bye-bye!"

Today, I walked down to the dean's office.

Dean: "I hear you were flying a kite last night."


"That's pretty neat. Wish I had the time to do that."

"Yeah, it was relaxing. Slackful. I got all my studying done."

"Well that's good. I heard security gave you problems about it
though.. Don't worry about 'em. You're graduating right?"

(I go to a small school. & I'm fairly noticeable. The only
SubGenii on the campus.)

"Yup. Hopefully."

"Well! Good luck on your exams!"

The moral? When "Bob" tells you to do something, DO IT.


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