— Do you still feel like jumping from here?
— Shit! It’s so high…
— A shame if your parachute doesn’t open, Påsan!
— Tell me about it!
— Don’t do it, Amigo! No one is stupid enough to jump from this high with a homemade parachute!
— Hee hee, Listen to this, Kjell! “Too attractive to find a job!”
— Too attractive, you say?
— That must be why I struggled in the job market at first!
— Maybe you were too funny to find a job?
— … Or had too many social skills?
— About time we cared a little for your great-grandpa’s grave!
— I bought little shovels so you can help to…
— We’ll dig up great-grandpa!
— Are you afraid you won’t be able to handle it, Per?
— I’ll go ahead and tie it off for safety’s sake so I can’t go too far if I lose control.
— Oh boy! Got to be moving 10km an hour—maybe 20.
— I wasn’t so stupid after all, when I tied it to the oak. If I hadn’t, things could have gone completely crazy.
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