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PostHeaderIcon The interview question!

There were four guys who were in the final stages of

interviewing for a prestigious job. They were from

Harvard, Yale, MIT, and Texas A&M. The company decided

to fly them all in for dinner and a final interview.

Over dinner at a fine restaurant, the president of the

company told the men that all were very worthy

applicants, and that he wished he could hire them

all, but that they only had enough money budgeted to

hire one person. He told them that he would call each

of them in one at a time for a final interview the next

day, and that he would ask each one of them the same

question. Whoever answered the question the best would

be the one hired.

All applicants agreed that this was fair.

The next day, the first applicant called in was from

Harvard. The president posed the question, “What is

the fastest thing in the world?”

The young man thought for a moment and replied, “That

would have to be a thought.”

“Why do you say that?” asked the president. “Well, a

thought takes no time at all…it is in your mind in

an instant, then gone again.”

“Ahh, very good. Thank you,” replied the president.

Next the same question was posed to the young man from

Yale, “What is the fastest thing in the world?”

The young man paused and replied, “That would have to

be a blink.”

“Why?” asked the president. “Because you don”t even

think about a blink, it”s just a reflex. You do it

in an instant.”

The president thanked him, then called in the next


The young man from MIT was asked what the fastest thing

in the world was, and after hesitating for a brief

moment, he replied, “I would have to say electricity.

Why? Because a man can flip a switch, and immediately,

three miles away a light will go on.”

“I see, very good,” replied the president.

Then, the young man from Texas A&M was called in. He,

too, was asked, “What is the fastest thing in the world?”

“That”s easy…” he replied, “that would have to be


Rather stunned, the president asked, “Why do you say


“Well, last night after dinner, I was lying in my bed

and I got the worst stomach cramps, and before I could

THINK, BLINK, or TURN ON THE LIGHTS, I shat all over


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