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<All> Radar Story

I make no claims as to the truth of the following......but think it 
worth 60 to 80 seconds of your time.


This (supposedly) took place before radar detectors were as popular as 
they are today.

A police officer had a perfect hiding place for watching for speeders
along a well traveled stretch of highway.  The location, at a bend in the
road, allowed him to hide his car out of sight of oncoming traffic while
setting up his radar to nab any speeders who passed by.  He had used this
location successfully a number of times, especially on holidays, and
decided to use it again one Labor Day weekend.

The officer arrived at his hiding place and set himself up, settling down
to wait for the first speeders to appear.  After a half hour or so the
officer hadn't seen anybody speeding. In fact most of the cars that
passed him were travelling exactly at the speed limit, and some of the
passengers in the passing cars were even smiling and waving at him.  He
couldn't believe this was happening since his hiding place was so well

Finally, after realizing that virtually all the passing cars knew he was
there, the officer decided that something was wrong and went investigate.
He got out of his car and walked up the road a short distance.  About 100
yards before his hiding place the officer found the problem: a 10 year
old boy was standing on the side of the road with a huge hand painted sign
which said "RADAR TRAP AHEAD".  A little more investigative work led the
officer to the boys accomplice, another boy about 100 yards beyond the
radar trap with a sign reading "TIPS" and a bucket at his feet full of

Hope this starts your week with a smile.

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