Open Thread Friday

Today's joke:

A man walked into a bar one day, walked up to the bartender and
said, "Bartender, I'd like to buy the house a round of drinks."

The bartender said, "That's fine but I'll need to see some money first."

The guy pulled out a huge wad of bills and set them on the bar. The
bartender couldn't believe what he's seeing. "Where did you get all that
money?" asked the bartender.

"I'm a professional gambler," replied the man.

The bartender said, "There's no such thing! I mean, your odds are fifty-fifty at best, right?"

"Well, I only bet on sure things," said the guy.

"Like what?" asked the bartender.

"Well, for example, I'll bet you fifty dollars that I can bite my right eye," he said.

The bartender thought about it. "Okay," he said.

So, the guy pulled out his false right eye and bit it. "Aw, you screwed me," said the bartender.

"That's how I win so much money. I'll just take a bottle of
your best scotch in lieu of the fifty dollars," said the man.

With that, the guy went to the back room and spent the better part of
the night playing cards with some of the locals. After many hours of
drinking and card playing, he stumbled up to the bar. Drunk as a skunk,
he said, "Bartender, I'll give you one last chance. I'll bet you five
hundred dollars that I can stand on this bar on one foot and piss into
that whiskey bottle on that shelf behind you without spilling a drop."

The bartender once again pondered the bet. The guy couldn't even stand
up straight on two feet, much less one. "Okay, you're on," he said.

The guy climbed up on the bar, stood on one leg, and began pissing all
over the place. He hit the bar, the bartender, himself, but not a drop
made it into the whiskey bottle.

The bartender was ecstatic. Laughing, the bartender said, "Hey pal, you owe me five hundred dollars!"

The guy climbed down off the bar and said, "That's okay. I just bet
each of the guys in the card room a thousand bucks each that I could
piss all over you and the bar and still make you laugh!"

Matthew Sheffield
Matthew Sheffield
Matthew Sheffield, creator of NewsBusters and president of Dialog New Media, an internet marketing and design firm, left NewsBusters at the end of 2013