Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Ass on Glass

I’m not going to go into all the gory details of what’s been happening around here in my personal non-blog life (because I do have one), but suffice it to say I could use some lightening up.

So, let’s laugh a bit, shall we?

Sometimes I wonder where my son gets the stuff rolling around in his head. He asked me, "When our copier/printer gets really old and we're going to get rid of it, can I sit on it and copy my butt?" I was surprised at the amount of thought he had put into this. I have to give him credit for planning ahead and for resisting instant gratification.

Or has he resisted? I had to get to the bottom of it over dinner, so to speak - 

Me: "Seriously. You can never do that while I'm not home. If you sit on the copier glass, you'll break the whole thing. Please tell me you haven't already done it."

Sam, laughing hysterically while promising: "No, I've never done it."

This is a confession from a real copier repairman:

“Photocopier supplier Canon is warning customers to take better care of their office equipment during the Christmas period, claiming that the festive season traditionally leads to a 25 percent hike in service calls due to incidents such as the classic backside copying prank.

Such a stunt, a mainstay of the office party, often results in cracked glass on the copier, with 32 percent of Canon technicians claiming to have been called out to fix glass plates during the Christmas period after attempts to copy body parts went wrong.”

Those copy repairmen are definitely not paid enough. Guess Sam isn't the only one intrigued.

Ever done the “classic backside copying prank?” I know this shocks you, but this is one thing I have not done. YET. Need to get an office job first.

SUAR

26 comments:

  1. Can't say I ever photocopied my fat ass!!!!!! LOL

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  2. I've never copied my butt, however when my friends and I taught vacation bible school at our church in the summer, we would always squish our faces on their copier and see what those turned out like. We also flipped the bird on the glass and copied that several times. Good Catholic children we were.

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  3. I don't recall doing that. However, it seems to be an activity that could be forgotten the following day.

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  4. yes. In college. I posted it all over our Civil Engineering Department. Only one person guessed it was mine :)

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  5. Never done it, but suffice to say I am not going to either. Imagine being the dude that does crack the glass?

    That is not something I want to be a part of.

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  6. My theory on this is that there is an art to sitting on copier/scanner glass. I'm not saying, I'm just saying...

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  7. Hah, my dad use to be a copy repair man, so I knew better.

    When I worked at Kinko's late at night, I figured out how to match the speed of the scanner with my face and make weird stretchy copies of myself. Hey, it was a boring job. And I put down acetate first, otherwise I would smudge the glass, so I wasn't actually hurting anything.

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  8. never done it! I'd hate to be the one that cracks the glass - YOWCH!

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  9. nope, but you've got me hoping no one else at the office had either because i did flatten my face on one before (sadly, this was as an adult...or at least an adult age!) A coworker even helped me b/c if you can't get the lid down good, it turns out too dark! (By the way, one should close her eyes b/c that light is BRIGHT!!)

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  10. I've only copied the side of my face. Much fun.

    Any attempt at an ass shot would end up with too much beev in there to be worth it.

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  11. I don't like looking at my butt in the mirror so there's absolutely no reason to have that on paper!

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  13. No I have not copied my butt, but every so often I copy my kids hands when we are at my husbands Chiropractic office and leave it on his desk. It reminds him when he sees it of why he works so hard everyday.

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  14. My first job 1987 was in a mailroom at a law firm back in Boston, back in the days when faxes where on thermal paper and their was still a need for foot messengers to do court filings, etc.

    Needless to say we pushed the firms copying and business services equipment to the max and for our own gains. We were the ones that figured out the the firm's IBM mainframe computer had a primitive internal email system. Dudes got fired for that, still not sure how I survived...

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  15. I feel your pain; I needed the laugh-thanks!

    www.allpointswhole.wordpress.com

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  16. I have to admit that I shared this with my favorite co-workers along with a note that I needed the copy machine ASAP.

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  17. I think I got more male comments on this post than usual. Speaks to the male infatuation with asses and copiers.

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  18. Hmmmm I wonder if you could plank on the photocopier ... balanced so the boobs are being copied rather than the butt? Wonder if anyone has done it yet, bet they have! LOL

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  19. My girlfriends tried copying their boobs once. I resisted, not because I was worried about getting caught (it was at my high school, whoops) but because--let's be honest here--my little girls weren't going to even really show up in black and white.

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  20. LOL! Maybe I've never noticed the ads at the end of your comments...but it was for new copiers today! I guess it reads huh? :)

    Hope the stress level drops at your house as I'm sure you don't need any more of it!

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  21. I have never done that myself, but in a copier related (hopefully) funny story - A woman that I used to work with would wear low-rise pants all the time. Whenever there was a copier issue, she would bend down to try and fix it, and thus her butt crack would make an appearance. This happened so often that we gave her the nickname "CRACKHEAD."

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  22. I say go for it. My company manufactures copier/printers. There is fat margin in so service calls.

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  23. Have never done it and never wanted to do it till now, so maybe I will try it sometime this week...

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  24. I will bet that some of these guys also copied the frontside...

    I have never done this. I just watched.

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  25. Mayyybeeeeee. (My folks had one growning up)

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  26. BTW - hope all is well in the personal space. Kuddos to you for keeping somethings offline. (of course, that is unless you've posted it within the last week.....)

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