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Fun & Games: May 2nd

May 2, 2012
Joke of the Week: At the Public Pool

Problem of the Week: North American Datums

Each week, we present a surveying problem for you to solve from the third edition of “Surveying Solved Problems for the FS and PS Exams” by Jan Van Sickle, PLS (formerly "1001 Solved Surveying Fundamentals Problems"), some jokes, trivia or other amusing items and a cool link to brighten your day. If you have a joke or link you would like to share, please submit it to sowal@bnpmedia.com.

Joke of the Week: At the Public Pool

The lifeguard told the mother to make her young son stop urinating in the pool.

"Everyone knows," the mother lectured him, "that from time to time, young children will urinate in a pool." 

"Oh really?" said the lifeguard, "from the diving board!?!?" 

Source:
www.ahajokes.com

Problem of the Week: North American Datums

Which of the following are aspects of a good High Accuracy Reference Networks (HARNs) station?

(A) inclusion in an NGS sanctioned readjustment

(B) vehicle accessibility

(C) good overhead visibility

(D) all of the above

This is problem 18 (9-3) from the NEW third edition of “Surveying Solved Problems for the FS and PS Exams” by Jan Van Sickle, PLS (formerly "1001 Solved Surveying Fundamentals Problems"). Reprinted with permission from “Surveying Solved Problems for the FS and PS Exams” by Jan Van Sickle, PLS (2008 Professional Publications Inc.). For details on this and other FLS exam-prep books, call 800/426-1178 or visit www.ppi2pass.com.

For answers - www.pobonline.com/Articles/Fun_Games_Answers.