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Family stress test

Discussion in 'The Lighter Side' started by okie, Mar 10, 2009.

  1. okie

    okie GT Mayor

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    How to score: 0 if the statement is never true, 1 if it is rarely true, 2 if
    it is sometimes true, and 3 if it is always true.
    1. ___ Conversations often begin with "Put the gun down, and then "we can
    talk."
    2. ___ the school principal has your number on speed-dial.
    3. ___ the cat is on Valium.
    4. ___ People have trouble understanding your kids, because they learned to
    speak through clenched teeth.
    5. ___ you are trying to get your four-year-old to switch to decaf.
    6. ___ the number of jobs held down by family members exceeds the number of
    people in the family.
    7. ___ No one has time to wait for microwave TV dinners.
    8. ___ "Family meetings" are often mediated by law enforcement officials.
    9. ___ you have to check your kid's day-planner to see if he can take out the
    trash.
    10.___ No-Doze gives you bulk rates.
    How you rate:
    30 - A perfect score. Welcome to the neighborhood!
    20-29 - You are doing reasonably well, but still have too little going on in
    your life. Crank it up.
    10-19 - You have mastered some of the aspects of the stress-filled life, but
    still have a long way to go. Have you considered a parallel career path?
    0- 9 - Enjoying all that extra time? What do you do anyway?