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What's the best slapstick thing you've ever seen?
Have you witnessed someone walking into a lamp-post? A food fight? Someone clonked round the face with a frying pan? All your favourite moments please.
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(, Sun 5 Oct 2014, 16:03)
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The Ceiling
When I worked at a warehouse dealing in animal foodstuff as you can imagine, there was a great deal of heavy sacking stored on vertical racks. The admin offices were at one corner with racking surrounding them but with no storage allowed above it. Although discouraged, people occasionally climbed onto the racking to retrieve a single sack or two rather than have the forklift called out. One fateful day, Fiona did just that even though she was afraid of heights. She fell through the roof of the canteen but arrested her fall by clinging onto a roof joist. She remained clung to the joist even tho her feet were no more than 3ft off the ground. With office personel surrounding her, encouraging her to let go she steadfastly clung to the joist and screamed in terror. The MD's secretary was talking directly to her when a large piece of plaster swung down from the ceiling and struck her in the face, nearly breaking her nose. After 5 minutes of this fiasco Fiona was coaxed down from the joist, helped in part by her failing strength.
At the end of a long day after a boozy night out, some of the local hands were getting restless and invented a game of chase, up and around the racking and over the office roof. The old hands watched this reckless amusement with growing disbelief, waiting for the inevitable. We weren't sure what had happened but something had and they all quickly dropped down from the racking and dispersed around the warehouse. Debbie, the personel manager walked out from a meeting with the MD and asked "Er, who just put their foot through the office roof?". No one answered, we didn't because we weren't sure who it might have been, and the pranksters just kept quiet. "OK, who's got red Reeboks on?" asked Debbie - It didn't take long to find the culprit and Russell was marched into the office.
(, Wed 8 Oct 2014, 14:12, Reply)

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