ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Me and Christian

Updated on April 15, 2019

From this hub you will learn a new and rather interesting pastime that you can practise with your friends if you actually get to the end of it - the only utensils you'll need are a a bottle of water and a roller coaster. The bottle of water can be found in any decent supermarket and the roller coaster in any decent theme park.

Christian was one of my best gay friends when I was working at Disneyland in Paris - what I mean is, I think he was gay -I suppose kissing another boy at the Disney annual staff party might put him into that category but anyway, that wasn't important - he and I were too busy having fun to talk about these things.

As Christian and I worked together on the ice-cream carts, when our shift had finished we would break out into the park and go on all the rides together.

Now, prick your ears up here, because this is something you can try at home - all you need to do is get hold of the Thunder Mountain roller coaster and get out that bottle of water I told you about before. Christian and I were strapped into the roller coaster and just as the attendents were standing back, waiting for it to set off I was taking a sip from my bottle of water.

"I wonder what would happen if I didn't put the top back on?" I said to Christian.

It was quite an innocent remark - I don't think I really meant to try it, although I was, without thinking, holding the bottle over his lap in preparation for departure. In all truth my interest in leaving the top off the bottle was purely scientific - I genuinely wanted to see whether the water stayed in there or not. But as the Thunder Mountain train screeched off the experiment backfired onto the researcher as Christian, quick as a flash, grabbed my water bottle and held it firmly above my lap. I did try to fight him off, but you probably know how it is when you're reduced to a blubbering wreck by an invasion of laughter - it really is infuriating because your opponent can unfairly defeat you through rendering you powerless. Although Christian had also been immobilised by laughter paralysis, I have to admit that he was the stronger opponent or maybe just the luckier one because his arm had frozen holding the water bottle right over my trousers and stayed that way throughout the entire ride on Thunder Mountain. I was in no state to fight back because my own limbs had been reduced to the effectiveness of flubbery jelly.

Well, my scientific curiosity was satisfied because the water didn't stay in the bottle and as the ride finished and the train drew into base the proof was shown in the wet patches on my jeans which unfortunately looked rather incriminating.

"She gets scared on these fast rides," Christian explained to the attendents as they eyed me suspiciously at the exit - I couldn't do anything to defend myself as I was still under the debilitating effects of laughter paralysis.

Yes, I know it's one of those classic 'you had to be there' moments and I'm afraid my humble writing skills can't do it justice but it just wanted to come out and there it is. Relatively short and painless though - which is more than I can say for that roller coaster ride. Whatever happened to Christian, I don't know - I sometimes wonder about him. I can honestly say we had a roller coaster of a time together (groan). I can also say he's the only person who made me wet my trousers from laughing.

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment
    • fishtiger58 profile image

      fishtiger58 

      10 years ago from Momence, Illinois

      LOL I will keep the bottle top on.

    • apricot profile imageAUTHOR

      Bengali Bratisha 

      10 years ago from Italy

      Oh thank you everyone!! It's just a silly ditty, I know but you know when you start thinking of funny things....ah, I'd better not write them all down otherwise I'll be here all night.

    • dohn121 profile image

      dohn121 

      10 years ago from Hudson Valley, New York

      Ha! I enjoyed reading this one, apricot! I wonder if anyone did a 180 after seeing you (have second thoughts about riding Thunder Mountain). Great stuff :D

    • Green Lotus profile image

      Hillary 

      10 years ago from Atlanta, GA

      That's hysterical. The best memories involve laughter. So glad to have been your inspiration for this fun Hub!

    • Tatjana-Mihaela profile image

      Tatjana-Mihaela 

      10 years ago from Zadar, CROATIA

      Hehe, thanks for sharing this... Christian would be happy to read this Hub.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://maven.io/company/pages/privacy

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
    ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)