Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Thursday Thirteen # 31 - Thirteen Things That Obama Supporters Should Not Do

I received this email from a good friend. It was perfect because it contained 13 statements.

They’ll be watching us on November 5th (the day after the election) for signs
of the end times.
To keep the peace and keep a lot of folks from getting nervous, I think we should develop a list of acceptable celebrations and behaviors we should probably avoid – at least for the first few days:

1. No crying, hugging or shouting “Thank you Lord” – at least not in public

2. No high-fives – at least not unless the area is clear and there are no witnesses

3. No laughing at the McCain/Palin supporters

4. No calling in sick on November 5th. They’ll get nervous if too many of us don’t
show up

We’re allowed to give each other knowing winks or nods in passing. Just try to keep from grinning too hard

No singing loudly, We’ve come this Far By Faith (it will be acceptable to hum softly)

No bringing of barbeque ribs or fried chicken for lunch in the company lunchroom for at least a week (no chittlings at all) (this may make us seem too ethnic)

No leaving kool-aid packages at the water fountain (this might be a sign that poor folks might be getting a break through)

No Cupid Shuffle during breaks (this could indicate a little too much excitement)

Please no Moving on Up music (we are going to try to remain humble)

No doing the George Jefferson dance (unless you're in your office with the door closed)

Please try not to yell----BOOOO YAH!

Just in case you're wondering, Doing the Running Man, cabbage patch, or a backhand spring on the highway is 100% okay

If I’ve missed anything feel free to add to the list. I just want to make sure we’re all on the same page when Obama brings this thing home on November

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On a limb with Claudia said...

Great suggestions, except I saw all of them happen yesterday. Too bad it wasn't Tuesday Thirteen! ;)

It's a wonderful day.

Nicholas said...

Nah, we cam do all of those, and more. Jumping for joy is perfectly permissible!

bernieg1 said...

Interesting post.

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FickleMinded said...

you forgot to mention, no fist bump for a while :)

Lori said... thats funny. You know though, it wasnt only black people that voted for him. We all wanted a change. Happy TT.

Anonymous said...

LOL! Very funny list, I will have to print it out so I remember when I go to work in my mostly Republican office tomorrow!

Happy TT!

clnmike said...

Already broke 5 working on 3 the whole list will be done by Friday.

Reneca said...

Too funny! Great list.

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