Lee was: the Incarnation !
Answered on: 15 Apr 2005
The Internet Oracle has pondered your question deeply. Your question was: > Oh Oracle who has more wisdom in your little finger than I do in my > whole extended family, > > My uncle has been hospitalized on 3 occasions for attempting to abuse > marijuana while huffing propane. He says this is a cheap way to get > high. How can I presuade him that it is so only if one considers the > phrase "getting high" in a purely ballistic sense?
And in response, thus spake the Oracle: } It sounds like he's already burned out whatever few neurons he had } dedicated to personal safety, so it may be an impossible task. But } don't be sad. Let's take a look at . . . } } THE TOP 10 WAYS YOUR UNCLE CAN TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE SITUATION } -------------------------------------------------------------- } } 10. Offer his services to a local propane company to verify returned } tanks are empty. } } 9. Buy some late night airtime for an infomercial on his great new } hair styling product. That dark, straight back, and crispy look } is *so* in this year. } } 8. Join the circus and become performer. He can be both the } firebreather and the human cannonball . . . simultaneously! } } 7. Send the video in to America's Funniest Home Videos and win. } } 6. Try founding a new 12-step program called Grass Grillers } Anonymous. } } 5. Get a job as stunt double for the Cheech & Chong reunion movie. } } 4. Go on Jerry Springer and bask in his 15 minutes of fame. } } 3. Move to Paris, find a patron with more money than they know what } to do with, and become a "performance artist." } } 2. Submit it as part of his portfolio for the job of Fear Factor } writer. } } 1. Become a spokesman for a leading asbestos underwear manufacturer. } ("They're not just for Usenet any more!")
Notes: Again, when you can't think of a clever response, go with a top ten list. Unfortunately, I had problems thinking of ten distinct things. (And, as you might could tell, lots of TV-themed answers seemed to be coming to me.) Number one started out as #9, but I decided it was my best line. Reversely, #8 had started out as my #1.
To tell the truth, a great question like this probably deserved a better answer. I hope the supplicant resubmitted it.