Posted by Charlie S (220.127.116.11) on July 16, 2001 at 03:59:23:
At Duke University, there were four sophomores taking Organic
> > Chemistry. They were doing so well on all the quizzes, midterms
> > and labs, etc., that each had an "A" so far for the semester.
> > These four friends were so confident that the weekend before
> > finals,
> > they decided to go up to the University of Virginia and party
> > with
> > some friends there.
> > They had a great time, but after all the hearty partying, they
> > slept
> > all day Sunday and didn't make it back to Duke until early
> > Monday morning.
> > Rather than taking the final then, they decided to find their
> > professor
> > after the final and explain to him why they missed it. They
> > "explained" that
> > they had gone to UVA for the weekend with the plan to come back
> > in time to
> > study, but, unfortunately, they had a flat tire on the way back,
> > didn't
> > have a spare, and couldn't get help for a long time. As a
> > result, they
> > missed the final.
> > The professor thought it over and then agreed they could make up
> > the final
> > the following day. The guys were elated and relieved. They
> > studied that night
> > and went in the next day at the time the professor had told
> > them. He placed
> > them in separate rooms and handed each of them a test booklet,
> > and told them
> > to begin.
> > They looked at the first problem, worth five points. It was
> > something simple
> > about free radical formation. "Cool," they thought at the same
> > time, each one
> > in his separate room, "this is going to be easy."
> > Each finished the problem and then turned the page. On the
> > second page
> > was written: (For 95 points): Which tire?
Smiles.....Charlie S :^)
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