Long stand joke - What does it mean?

My mates where messing about with me last night about getting a long stand from next door and they couldnt stop laughing. I here this is a well known joke, but I dont understand it. What does it mean?

11 Answers

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago
    Favourite answer

    A long stand is an imaginary or impossible task that is given to newbies. Basically a fool's errand xD

  • morlee
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

    Long Stand

  • 5 years ago

    A long stand is a fools errand. You are sent out to ask someone for a long stand the hey go inside and make you wait for a long time. They then come back to say that you have been fooled. :) ;)

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    The way the joke should play out is you go next door, ask for a long stand, and they leave you standing there for a long time.

    A variation is a long weight/wait.

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  • A long stand means a long weight...watch out for the tin of tartan paint.

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    Typically at a factory or other insitution an apprentice is sent to the supplies counter to ask for a long stand. They oblige by making him wait for ages before telling him he has been fooled.

    It also works with long weight.

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    I read it!!! It took a while....but I read it! :D ^_^ I thought it made for a better story then a joke... I liked it :)

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    Basically a fool's errand . They sent you out to do something that you could not complete.

  • 9 years ago

    I dont agree with jokes, however I dont think its acceptible for people to do it to one person over and over and over again...

  • 9 years ago

    big feet

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