Go on - admit it. Way back in the beginning of your career, you were sent to fetch a board stretcher. Or spots for the spot welder.
The snipe hunt has provided laughs in every profession that's been around long enough to have an old-timer and a newbie. Computer nerds tell younger geeks to fetch a length of W-LAN cable. Metric hammers and lef-handed wrenches are hiding at every construction site. Chopping flour doesn't break up gluten, and if you're in the body shop and somebody tells you to find the blinker fluid . . . well, consider yourself warned.
This guy really put some thought into his version of the snipe hunt.
IronPlanet salutes his creativity, and offers you this bit of advice going into the Labor Day weekend: if you're outside, watch for rattlesnake eggs; if you're on the water, be sure you've got plenty of sailboat fuel.