The Three Mountaineers
Posted by Bharakrama on November 05, 1998 at 08:49:20:
There were three mountaineers. They had heard of a magical mountian that would grant them any wish they wished for. Soon these three mountianeers set out to find this mountian. Once in the mountian ranges, they asked a peddler how to get to the mountian. The peddler told them that they would have to find a bridge and cross it to find the mountian, and that there was only one bridge in the range. With this knowledge, they set out. During there quest to find this magical mountian, they thought about what they wanted to wish for. Finally after many days, they reached a bridge and crossed it. Soon they came up on a very large mountian. They asked the mountian, "Are you the mountian that will grant us any wish we ask?" "I am," The mountian replied, "first you must walk back to the bridge and then jump off. During the fall, ask what you want and you will fall into it." So the first mountianeer walked to the bridge and jumped off. He yelled "Mmmmmooooonnnnnnnnne!