May 2, 2023 | Susan Napier-Sewell

What does a bad day look like? Curiosity gets you every time


Curiosity certainly got the better of this cow.

Speaking of curiosity, take a look at an experience told by a veteran, “Curiosity-Get The Better Of You/Get You In Trouble? on Wrong Planet

“I almost got into a whole host of trouble in the Army once when I walked by one of those red fire alarm boxes on the wall in the barracks. I noticed the little ‘lock’ holding the door closed had two little holes (to be opened with a spanner wrench) which would fit the little upturned tabs on my fingernail clippers exactly.

“I had one in my pocket, whipped it out and, before realizing how the whole alarm mechanism worked, opened the little door and set off the alarm!

“In retrospect, I now realize that the glass holds the activator in place and by breaking the glass you release the activator.

“By lifting the door, I, in effect, removed the glass and released the activator.

“Again… my curiosity took over and got me in trouble.

“Luckily I haven’t caused any false alarms for the past 29 years!”

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