The scheduled blog for today is "it is time for something completely different."
My intention was to animate the joke, unfortunately - I ran out of time to do the animation - so while it's not as flashy as it could have been, I still think the joke is funny, somewhat yarn related, and very different to my normal posts.
Three strings ride into an ole wild west town, and they are parched. They decide to go to the saloon. They walk in and sit at the bar. The bartender walks over and looks at them funny and says "hey, aren't you guys strings?"
The strings looked at each other, totally confused and the one string looked at the bartender and answered, "Why, yes... yes we are."
The bartender looks enraged and screams "Get out of my bar - we don't serve your kind in here!"
The strings reluctantly get up and leave - very confused at the whole situation.
Still thirsty, they decide to head to the small restaurant in the inn. They go in and have a seat. The waitress comes over and before she could ask what they wanted, the owner came over and asked "Hey, are you guys strings?"
The second string looks at him and reluctantly answers, "Yes, we are strings."
The owner of the inn gets almost irrate and screams "Get out of here - we don't serve your kind in here!"
The strings get up and leave, even more confused at what has happened in this little town. They decided to try one more place, a smaller saloon, at the other end of the town. They get up to the door and before going in, the third string looks at his buddies and says "Go on with out me - I'll be in shortly." His two buddies look a little confused but go inside and find a seat. Within moments, the third string walked in and he had successfully wadded himself up into a ball. He joins his friends at their table.
Before they could ask him what he had done, the bartender walked over to the table and slowly asked them, "Are you... strings?"
The third string looked up and confidently said, "No sir, I'm a fraid knot."
And that's it.
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