The young woman was proud of her abilities as a newly
certified mechanic when she confidently walked into the
repair shop to apply for an opening.

The shop’s manager asked
just a few questions. “Can you
tip your head, roll your hat down your arm and flip it back to
the top of your head in one motion?”

Well, yes, I can do that,” said the applicant someone
puzzled by the question.

"Can you juggle four different sized tools at the same time?”

“Never tried it, but I am sure I can learn how to,” answered
the obviously proud new mechanic.

“Final question: When you use your wrench in a sword fight
are you able to disarm your opponent in under 30
seconds?” asked the manager.

“Yes, we did that during breaks at school. I was the champ!”
the applicant said boastfully.

"Then never mind, we cannot use you,” said the boss.

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The Bad Interview