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For my professional friends


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> >Subject: Do you have the stuff to be a professional?
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> >The following short quiz consists of 4 questions and tells whether you
> >are qualified to be a "professional." The questions are not that
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> >The correct answer is: Open the refrigerator, put in the giraffe and
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> >Wrong Answer: Open the refrigerator, put in the elephant and close the
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> >Correct Answer: Open the refrigerator, take out the giraffe, put in the
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> >Correct Answer: The Elephant. The Elephant is in the refrigerator. This
> >tests your memory. OK, even if you did not answer the first three
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> >4. There is a river you must cross. However, it is inhabited by
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> >Correct Answer: You swim across. All the Crocodiles are attending the
> >Animal Meeting. This tests whether you learn quickly from your
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> >According to Andersen Consulting Worldwide, around 90% of the
> >professionals they tested got all questions wrong. But many
> >preschoolers got several correct answers. Anderson Consulting says this
> >conclusively disproves the theory that most professionals have the
> >brains of a four year old. Send this out to frustrate all of your
> >friends...
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