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What is a Mexican standoff?

Posted by Pat (10134 total points) about March 9, 2012 in Society & Culture - 453 views - 8 total answers. Status: closed. - Report

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    It's a stalemate.... a confrontation that neither side can win........like when your significant other keeps repeating the same stale jokes, the same stale accusations, the same stale complaints, the same stale.....well you get the idea. LOL

    March 9, 2012
    Posted by Pluto68 (20252 total points) - Report
    • Pat
      Pat Feel better now, Pluto?
      March 10, 2012 - 4 like this
    • Pat
      Pat I knew it means 'stalemate' i.e. you've reached a point where no one can win. Much trawling through the Internet has led me to the disappointing conclusion that no one really knows what the origin of this expression is. It is likely to have started in the...  more
      March 10, 2012
    • Pluto68
      Pluto68 Much better thank you. LOL
      March 10, 2012
  • That happens at this house at bedtime, when we had dinner at a Mexican restaurant. . . .

    March 9, 2012
    Posted by sonata (6089 total points) - Report
  • When Juan and Pedro are standing in front of a Porta-Potty trying to figure out if the sign says "Open" or "Occupied".

    March 9, 2012
    Posted by FLUGG (36394 total points) - Report
  • When Rosie says Pedro was the Father & Gomez said he was the Father.

    March 9, 2012
    Posted by budcheng (15680 total points) - Report
  • When there are two or more in line at the welfare office?

    March 9, 2012
    Posted by Wise1 (8771 total points) - Report
  • It is when to take action will lead to the imediate death of both leaders. So they have to disengage, until they can get their own asses safe, before resuming hostilities.

    March 9, 2012
    Posted by Dave Cobb (19237 total points) - Report
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      Pat Pretty close, would work. Hopefully.
      March 10, 2012
  • That is when two guys from South of the Border are playing "One Tequila, Two Tequila, Three Tequila" ... and they both hit the floor at the same instant.

    March 10, 2012
    Posted by 4Jimbo (8762 total points) - Report
  • What happens when too many people eat the Chile con Carne in a Mexican restaurant while standing on a long line in front of the bathroom.

    March 10, 2012
    Posted by mc_alamo (14577 total points) - Report
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