Should you be Institutionalized?

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It doesn't hurt to take a hard look at yourself from time to time. This little test should help you get started.

During a visit to a mental asylum, a visitor asked the Director what the criteria is that defines if a patient should be institutionalized.

"Well," said the Director, "we fill up a bathtub. Then we offer a teaspoon, a teacup, and a bucket to the patient and ask the patient to empty the bathtub."

Okay, here's your test:
1. Would you use the spoon?
2. Would you use the teacup?
3. Would you use the bucket?

"Oh, I understand," said the visitor. "A normal person would choose the bucket, as it is larger than the spoon."

What was the director's response?

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 "No," answered the Director. "A normal person would pull the plug."


Difficulty
  • Moderate
Type
  • Logic
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Comments

I would get a twirly straw and drink it...
- Booyah (15 Mar 2010)

i was close: use a spoon to pull out the plug
- snap (19 Mar 2010)

yeah, why is this rated at moderate? its easy
- jim (28 Apr 2010)

I like to pee in the bathtub
- fjsda (23 May 2010)

Oh i was thinking u should use spoon to make a hole in the bathtub
- Yullian (29 Jun 2010)

ok i'm a blonde and I got this on the first try!!!
- (8 Oct 2011)

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