The Bathtub Test

The Bathtub Test

During a visit to the mental asylum, a visitor asked the Director what the criterion was which defined whether or not 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 him or her to empty the bathtub."

"Oh, I understand," said the visitor. "A normal person would use the bucket because it's bigger than the spoon or the teacup.

"No." said the Director, "A normal person would pull the plug. Do you want a bed near the window?

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Comments (12)

  1. Munkyman

    LoL

    March 06, 2017
  2. wirelessguru1

    Unless, of course, the damn swamp (bathtub) where you Obamagate psychos swim is clogged! LOL!!!

    March 06, 2017
    1. rebecca2013

      you just don’t get it do you?? sad really…. NO ONE CARES….

      March 07, 2017
      1. wirelessguru1

        Do you speak for “no one” now?

        March 07, 2017
  3. formerlyme

    March 06, 2017
  4. magnocrat

    Most people would use the teaspoon in case they were asked to do anything else.

    March 07, 2017
  5. knights68

    If I were only given the three options, and not the option to think for myself, then yeah, I would do the bucket. But, if it helps (or hurts) I’d prefer to do it from inside the tub! I mean, I like to put myself into my work…. lololol

    March 07, 2017
  6. SEC

    ummm that is such a hard decision

    March 07, 2017
  7. dreamshadow59

    Damn…I picked the bucket.

    March 08, 2017
    1. rebecca2013

      hehehehhe

      March 08, 2017
    2. briton

      Does your reaction rhyme with bucket?

      March 09, 2017
  8. honestycounts

    That’s good

    March 28, 2017