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Fun and Games: August 20

August 21, 2007
Joke: Top Ten Newspaper Headlines in 2007
Problem: Project Management: Client Relations
Cool Link: Operational Significant Event Imagery


Joke of the Week: Top Ten Newspaper Headlines in 2007

10. "Streisand Announces A Farewell Tour"
Richard B., Seattle, WA

9. "Al Gore Replaces James Brown As Godfather Of Soul"
John S., Indianapolis, IN

8. "Dick Clark Rings In New Year On July 4th 'Just In Case'"
Donna V., Sinking Spring, PA

7. "Larry King Still Looks Like An Owl"
Howard S., Burlington, NC

6. "P. Diddy Announces New Name Change To 'Sally'"
Alex K., San Diego, CA

5. "Madonna Adopts Kevin Federline"
Thomas K., Niteroi, Brazil

4. "Stallone To Start Filming 'Rocky Balboa II: Rocky VII'"
Bill W., Morris Plains, NJ

3. "Trump Buys 'The View,' Fires Rosie"
Matt I., Brooklyn, NY

2. "Crisis In Iraq Over: Angelina Jolie Adopts The Whole Country"
Tony S., San Jose, CA

1. "Letterman And Oprah To Wed"
Peter L., Sydney, Australia

Source: The Late Show with David Letterman



Problem: Project Management: Client Relations

Which of the following statements describes a service that a client cannot reasonably expect from a surveyor?

(A) A surveyor will avoid provoking disputes with a client’s adjoiners.
(B) A surveyor will maintain the confidentiality of communications with the client.
(C) A surveyor will not agree to perform services for which he is not qualified.
(D) A surveyor will hold the interest of the client paramount if they come into conflict with the public interest.

Come back next week for the solution!
This is problem 3 (12-2) from the new second edition of 1001 Solved Surveying Problems by Jan Van Sickle. Reprinted with permission from 1001 Solved Surveying Problems by Jan Van Sickle (1997, 728 pp., Professional Publications Inc.). For details on this and other FLS exam-prep books, call 800/426-1178 or visit www.ppi2pass.com .

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Cool Link of the Week: Operational Significant Event Imagery

At NOAA’s Operational Significant Event Imagery site, you can find high-resolution, detailed imagery of significant environmental events such as fires, floods, icebergs, severe weather and volcanoes.

www.osei.noaa.gov