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Rugby in Heaven


john64 Plus
10 824 England
28 Jan 2009 12:30PM
Apologies if you've heard this before:

Two 90 year old men, Mike and Joe, have been friends all of their lives.

When it's clear that Joe is dying, Mike visits him every day. One day Mike says, "Joe, we both loved rugby all our lives, and we played rugby on Saturdays together for so many years. Please do me one favour, when you get to Heaven, somehow you must let me know if there's rugby there."

Joe looks up at Mike from his death bed, "Mike, you've been my best friend for many years. If it's at all possible, I'll do this favour for you."

Shortly after that, Joe passes on. At midnight a couple of nights later, Mike is awakened from a sound sleep by a blinding flash of white light and a voice calling out to him, "Mike, Mike."

"Who is it?" Mike asks, sitting up suddenly. "Who is it?"

"Mike, it's me, Joe."

"You're not Joe. Joe just died."

"I'm telling you, it's me, Joe," insists the voice.

"Joe! Where are you?"

"In heaven", replies Joe. "I have some really good news and a little bad news."

"Tell me the good news first," says Mike.

"The good news," Joe says, "is that there's rugby in heaven. Better yet, all of our old friends who died before us are here, too. Better than that, we're all young again. Better still, it's always spring time and it never rains or snows and best of all, we can play rugby all we want, and we never get tired."

"That's fantastic," says Mike. "It's beyond my wildest dreams! So what's the bad news?"

"You're in the team for Tuesday."

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rowarrior 7 4.4k 9 Scotland
28 Jan 2009 8:26PM
Lol, very good
Excellent!
steve_kershaw 10 2.3k 4 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2009 8:51PM
prior to his passing Joe had been to the doctors,
the doctor says I'm sorry Joe but I have some bad news and some really bad news,
Joe gulps and says to the doctor, give me the bad news first,
the doctor says, this report says you have terminal cancer and only have 3 weeks to live,
bloody hell Joe says, if that's the bad news whats the really bad news?

the doctor says, I should of given you this report 2 weeks ago

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