A Valuable Lesson

Decorating By Rose_N_Crantz Updated 26 Jul 2010 , 3:07am by Cake_Bliss

Rose_N_Crantz Posted 17 Jul 2010 , 11:09pm
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Otherwise known as "I almost made a Cake Wreck today!"

Today I learned something new. I learned that when you write the name "Curt" in cursive, that R looks A LOT like an N.

And doesn't look that great on Curt's birthday cake either! icon_lol.gif

I had an early morning and I didn't even notice what I had written until I went to box up the cake. I looked and thought "No I did not just write the C word on a cake." But it looked like I did. No worries though, I fixed it.

So take my near cake wreck as a lesson to all!

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Apti Posted 17 Jul 2010 , 11:15pm
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You made me spit ice tea all over!!!! You are hysterical!

cakeprof Posted 17 Jul 2010 , 11:16pm
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O.o nice catch thumbs_up.gif

mamawrobin Posted 17 Jul 2010 , 11:24pm
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Poor Curt..and he is non the wiser. Just too funny thumbs_up.gif

PiccoloChellie Posted 17 Jul 2010 , 11:29pm
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Thank you. I burst out laughing and then had to explain myself. icon_lol.gif

Rose_N_Crantz Posted 17 Jul 2010 , 11:49pm
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I know. Right after I thought, "Oh Curt, why couldn't your parents have named you Kirt?"

KlyKat Posted 18 Jul 2010 , 12:06am
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Oh I Love It!!! That is funny icon_smile.gif

Babs1964 Posted 18 Jul 2010 , 12:31am
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Too funny!!! icon_biggrin.gif

JulieMN Posted 18 Jul 2010 , 12:41am
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Oh Rose! So glad that you caught it!

Kitagrl Posted 18 Jul 2010 , 1:05am
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Well at least you woulda been able to be famous on Cake Wrecks....haha.

Aeropanda Posted 18 Jul 2010 , 1:39am
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That is the funniest thing I've read all day! Thanks for that thoughtful piece of advice for the rest of us. Poor Curt. What I wonder is...did any of his past birthday cakes see this fate?

au_decorator_76 Posted 18 Jul 2010 , 2:50am
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<--- note to self... do not name kid Curt. LOL.

Too funny!

julesh268 Posted 18 Jul 2010 , 3:09am
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Thanks for the great tip and laugh! I think I peed in my pants! icon_eek.gif

nannykaren Posted 18 Jul 2010 , 3:24am
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That is very funny.

It reminded me of the time I worked at IAPA in Dallas.
I was in charge of creating our worldwide customer directory (airline, hotels, amenities, etc) I had sent a draft to the owner in London. He sent a telex back that SHOULD have said "Your current directory looks great!" But to my dismay it said "Your cu_t directory looks great!"

I was very embarrassed when my supervisor, Tim, asked me to see it. He called the owner who stated that the telex somehow removed the rre out of the message.

Not cake related but sort of related to this discussion.

Creative_Cookies_Cakes Posted 18 Jul 2010 , 3:44am
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That was hilarious!! I was laughing and I had to explain to my husband what was so funny.

kansaslaura Posted 18 Jul 2010 , 3:46am
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Oh. My. Goodness!! That would have been a disaster!! icon_eek.gif

cabecakes Posted 18 Jul 2010 , 4:05pm
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That's too funny! I guess that falls under the old carpenter's rule, "Measure twice...cut once." A good reminder about how we have to double-check our work!

Elcee Posted 18 Jul 2010 , 4:41pm
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Originally Posted by Rose_N_Crantz

Today I learned something new. I learned that when you write the name "Curt" in cursive, that R looks A LOT like an N.

ROTFL! icon_lol.gificon_lol.gificon_lol.gif That is the funniest thing I've ever read here on CC. I'm glad you noticed before the cake went out, though. Thanks for the story!

Darlene Posted 18 Jul 2010 , 5:58pm
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TOO FUNNY! icon_lol.gif

klangl Posted 18 Jul 2010 , 6:08pm
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LOL I once worked with a guy who's name was Mike Hunt if you say that real fast it's a disastrous name too, Sorry to all those named Mike Hunt.....

Bfisher2 Posted 18 Jul 2010 , 6:21pm
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*LMAO*... I worked on a wedding cake that was to have 6 word written in cursive.... it amusing that my mind automaticaly re-read it as "curse words".... that would have look phenominal on a wedding cake!!!!! Thank god you caught that one!!!!

tesso Posted 18 Jul 2010 , 6:29pm
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you made me ink!! that is too funny. LMAO. icon_lol.gif

sillymoo84 Posted 18 Jul 2010 , 9:13pm
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lvspaisley Posted 18 Jul 2010 , 10:26pm
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Now *that* is *HILARIOUS* LOL

allaboutcakeuk Posted 19 Jul 2010 , 8:59pm
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That just made me laugh out loud! I think i will always remember this story if I ever get that name come up on a cake - noted! icon_biggrin.gif

Enchantedcakes Posted 19 Jul 2010 , 9:07pm
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I guess I should be thankfull that my husband spells his name Kurt. A little off topic I had a teacher named Anita Blackman in highschool, say that name fast, even funnier in he same class was an Amanda Service

BeanCountingBaker Posted 19 Jul 2010 , 9:13pm
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My husband used to be friends with Richard Sample guess what everyone called him for short.

I went to school with a girl named Shanda Lear.

Good save noticing before the cake was delivered!

Bskinne Posted 19 Jul 2010 , 9:18pm
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Thanks for the laugh!

sweetnessx3 Posted 25 Jul 2010 , 12:47am
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I needed that laugh lol! THANK YOU FOR SHARING !

Ruth0209 Posted 25 Jul 2010 , 3:19am
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Now, that is just the funniest thing I've read in a long, long time. Thanks for sharing!!

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