You Can’t Win

Posted on April 26, 2010 4:43 pm under Microfiction
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“Think outside the box.” That’s what the boss said. He still hadn’t seen a raise. What did Bill Gates have that Bill Goat didn’t?
Grandma



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19 Responses to “You Can’t Win”

  1. Sylvia Morice Says:

    LOL! Good take on this week's picture.

  2. anthonynorth Says:

    You've got me wondering about that :-)

  3. Peggy Says:

    Hmmmm,..I probably side with the goat!
    Bill Gates has a lot of money, maybe he will finance Bill Goat! ( Bill goat sounds so dignified.)
    You never know?

  4. SouthLakesMom Says:

    This is the BEST! Think outside the box…ha ha ha! Well DONE!

  5. kristine Says:

    oh I like that too 'think outside the box'! and he literally did! haha.
    my regards
    Kristine

  6. Suz Says:

    Priceless!!!!!!!!!!
    oh so very clever
    outside the box!!!! hahaha

  7. first50 Says:

    Speaking as a confirmed geek, I want you to know that I LOVE this one.

  8. juliana Says:

    perhaps he's taken thinking outside the box too literally :)
    love this

  9. Michael G-G Says:

    I LOVE the "think outside the box" line!!

    Have a great week.

  10. SparkleFarkle Says:

    No doubt about it, your take on the goat gets the prize!

  11. erik Says:

    But is it really the outside of the box? Or are we all inside?

  12. mountain.mama Says:

    I disagree with your granddaughter–this is quite brilliant!

  13. John's comments Says:

    Post modernist joke!

  14. Larry Says:

    The answer Money?

    Nice take on the picture and thanks for stopping by and leaving your comment at "This Blog Of Mine" hope to hear from you again.

  15. ♪ Tharangni ♪ Says:

    hahah!!! 😀 its reallly funny!!! 😀

  16. J Cosmo Newbery Says:

    Money. But a goat can eat that.

  17. Bill ~ {The Old Fart} Says:

    Bill Gates, Bill Goat, This was funny.

  18. Thom Says:

    LOL…money for nothing LOL I love your Bill comparison. Well done :)

  19. hope Says:

    Well, the goat is Cuter. :)

    Nicely done.