April 19, 2005

Irrationality Takes A Holiday

Literally. From a story about a cruise ship that met a 70 foot wave, emphasis mine:

... Mr. Mcelhatton said he had gone up to the ship's atrium on Deck 7 to take pictures on Saturday when the wave crashed into the front of the ship, sending chairs skidding across the floor and people running for cover. "People started fighting with members of the crew and blaming them for the storm," he said. Nervous passengers started lighting cigarettes in the atrium, where smoking is prohibited, he added. "It was chaos." ...

Should we recruit these god-like cruise line employees to fix all our earthly problems, or wonder what brand of moron thinks that cruise line employees are responsible for the weather.

Posted by natasha at April 19, 2005 12:42 AM | Miscellaneous | Technorati links |
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This is the funniest line to me:

Nervous passengers started lighting cigarettes in the atrium, where smoking is prohibited, he added. "It was chaos." ...

Not smoking in the no-smoking areas! And I'm a staunch supporter of no-smoking laws.

Posted by: eRobin at April 19, 2005 07:23 AM