Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: Just hit it!

  1. #1
    LSemmens
    lsemmens's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    Rural South OZ
    Posts
    8,689
    Thanks
    8,353
    Thanked 5,310 Times in 2,567 Posts
    Rep Power
    2339
    Reputation
    97460

    Default Just hit it!

    If it doesn't work just hit it is a common cry, and works.
    NASA Fixes Mars Lander By Telling It to Hit Itself With a Shovel
    I'm out of my mind, but feel free to leave a message...



Look Here ->
  • #2
    Premium Member

    Join Date
    Nov 2019
    Posts
    340
    Thanks
    116
    Thanked 255 Times in 145 Posts
    Rep Power
    118
    Reputation
    5110

    Default

    I bet you the hapless engineer did exactly the same thing -- bullnosed shovel, whammo, right in the middle of the forehead, to the muffled self-proclaimed mumblings of 'you idiot' =)

  • The Following User Says Thank You to wotnot For This Useful Post:

    Johnno (20-03-20)

  • #3
    Senior Member
    Uncle Fester's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Commonly found in a pantry or the bottom of a fridge, searching for grains, fermented or distilled
    Posts
    4,936
    Thanks
    1,573
    Thanked 3,055 Times in 1,781 Posts
    Rep Power
    1404
    Reputation
    54598

    Default

    Took them a few months to practice that 'hit' in simulations, so not exactly a spontaneous 'just' hit maneuver.
    This era of thoughtless consumption must end so we can encourage a world of creative geniuses rather than consumer idiots.


  • The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to Uncle Fester For This Useful Post:

    enf (23-03-20),hinekadon (20-03-20),Johnno (20-03-20)

  • #4
    Super Moderator
    enf's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Canberra
    Age
    66
    Posts
    14,309
    Thanks
    12,781
    Thanked 21,982 Times in 6,444 Posts
    Rep Power
    8322
    Reputation
    384849

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Uncle Fester View Post
    Took them a few months to practice that 'hit' in simulations, so not exactly a spontaneous 'just' hit maneuver.
    Exactly. If he'd done it spontaneously, his next utterance would have been "Do you want fries with that?"
    The fact that there's a highway to hell and a stairway to heaven says a lot about the anticipated traffic flow.

  • The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to enf For This Useful Post:

    hinekadon (23-03-20),lsemmens (24-03-20)

  • Bookmarks

    Posting Permissions

    • You may not post new threads
    • You may not post replies
    • You may not post attachments
    • You may not edit your posts
    •