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I hope this story is not tooo old??..
“From the state where drinking and driving is considered a sport, comes a true story from Houston, Texas.
Recently, a routine police patrol parked outside a local neighborhood bar.
Late in the evening, the officer noticed a man leaving the bar so intoxicated that he could barely walk. The man stumbled around the parking lot for a few minutes with the officer quietly observing.
After what seemed an eternity and trying his keys on five different vehicles, the man managed to find his own car, which he fell into. He was there for a few minutes as a number of other patrons left the bar and drove off. Finally, he started the car, switched the wipers on and off(it was a dry night), flicked the hazard flasher on and off, tooted the horn, and then switched on the lights. He moved the vehicle forward a few inches, reversed a little, and then remained stationary for a few more minutes as more patrons left in their vehicles.
At last he pulled out of the parking lot and started to drive slowly down the street. The police officer, having patiently waited all this time, now started up his patrol car, put on the flashing lights, promptly pulled the man over and carried out a Breathalyzer test. To his amazement, the Breathalyzer indicated no evidence of the man having consumed alcohol at all!
Dumbfounded, the officer said, "I'll have to ask you to accompany me to the Police Station. This Breathalyzer equipment must be broken."
"I doubt it," said the man, "Tonight, I'm the designated decoy."”
“hahahahaha!!! I love it!!”
“why does everything think that we are such big drunk drivers down here? do you guys not drive home from the bar after a few beers? If i took a cab home everytime from a bar my cab ride would more than double my bar tab. Plz let me in on the secret of getting home safe.”
“I once asked a police chief why they didn't case out bars and he said it would be considered entrapment. That was in Virginia. Texas may be different.”
“I think it is considered entrapment everywhere.
However, I've heard the police in Indy have cruised strip club parking lots and marked the patrons tires with some sort of invisable florecent spray. Then they park down the road from the club and wait with a blacklight for glowing tires to pass by.
Is this an attack on our heterosexuality? Guess I'll have to start hanging out at the gay bars now. hahaha”
“Well there is no alcohol allowed in strip clubs here. So that wouldn't work. (Not like I've been to one, I've just heard the boys griping about it. Oh wait!!! I have been to one...)
I live close to downtown Seattle now. So I take the bus when I go drinking. As long as I catch the last one around 1:30 am, I'm golden.”
“This could be an urban legend. I am not defending Houston, although I do live in the Houston suburbs. I have seen variations of this story as humor pieces over the past decade, so it makes me wonder about its validity.....”
“I don't think it's an urban legend. I think it's an outright joke. A funny one albeit. : )”
“Snopes is the best.”
“Do yall think the Nigerian thing is true too? I'm considering investing some money there to help a poor soul get his money out of an American account.”
“dayhiker, ask Stovie, I heard he's made millions from his Nigerian friend.”
“TownDawg tells it best!”
“hehe.. ya.. a friend emailed it to me.. I should have checked Snopes first.. but I LOVED the story, and had not heard it before..”
“And it didn't happen in Georgia, for a change. Score One For Abalama ---”
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