Steve Hutchison (foomf) wrote,
Steve Hutchison
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Mathematics of Giving

Behind the cut.

The following was posted by a friend from something someone else sent her.
OK, so it's one of those "cute trick" things. I still like it.


What makes 100%?

What does it mean to give MORE that 100%?

Ever wonder about those people who say they are giving more than 100%?

We have all been to those meetings where someone wants you to give over 100%.

How about achieving 103%?

What makes up 100% in life?

Here's a little mathematical formula that might help you answer these questions:

If:
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Is represented as a percentage:
1% 2% 3% 4% 5% 6% 7% 8% 9% 10% 11% 12% 13% 14% 15% 16% 17% 18% 19%
20% 21% 22% 23% 24% 25% 26%.

Then:

H-A-R-D-W-O-R-K
8+1+18+4+23+15+18+11 = 98%

and,

K-N-O-W-L-E-D-G-E
11+14+15+23+12+5+4+7+5 = 96%

But,

A-T-T-I-T-U-D-E
1+20+20+9+20+21+4+5 = 100%

And,

B-U-L-L-S-H-I-T
2+21+12+12+19+8+9+20 = 103%

AND, look how far ass-kissing will take you.

A-S-S-K-I-S-S-I-N-G
1+19+19+11+9+19+19+9+14+7 = 127%

So, one can then conclude with mathematical certainty that while Hard
Work and Knowledge will get you close, and Attitude will get you
there, Bullshit and Ass-Kissing will put you over the top.

I rest my case.

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