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Substitute Architect for "Manager"........

> "G. Bunkers" wrote:
> 
> Well folks here's a good story for the group.
> 
> 
> >  A man is flying in a hot air balloon and realizes he is lost. He
> >  reduces height and spots a man down below.  He lowers the balloon
> >  further and shouts, "Excuse me, can you help me?  I promised my
> >  friend I would meet him half an hour ago, but I don't know where
> >  I am."
> >
> >  The man below says, "Yes.  You are in a hot air balloon, hovering
> >  approximately 30 feet above this field.  You are between 40 and 42
> >  degrees N. latitude, and between 58 and 60 degrees W. longitude."
> >
> >  "You must be an engineer" says the balloonist.
> >
> >  "I am" replies the man. "How did you know?"
> >
> >  "Well" says the balloonist, "everything you have told me is
> >  technically correct, but I have no idea what to make of your
> >  information, and the fact is I am still lost."
> >
> >  The man below says, "You must be a manager."
> >
> >  "I am" replies the balloonist, "but how did you know?"
> >
> >  "Well", says the man, "you don't know where you are, or where you
> >  are going.  You have made a promise which you have no idea how to
> >  keep, and you expect me to solve your problem.  The fact is you
> >  are in the exact same position you were in before we met, but now
> >  it is somehow my fault."
> >