The Top Three questions of the month were asked together on the boat today:

  1. This bloke jumps in for the dive. He comes up, turns towards the boat and yells: “Which way?” Everybody on board yelled back in one voice: “Down!”
  2. The same bloke, or his brother, after the dive, asks: “Do you guys ever have emergencies on the boat?” (Classified in the official log as Boring Regular Question number 12b). So without flinching, I answered: “Yeah, a couple of weeks ago, we ran out of paper cups.” The guy took a moment to diggest that and then said:
  3. “Oh, it’s just that I wonder if you ever get stupid people do stupid things.” I swear. And he was dead serious, or it would have been one keen sense of repartee…