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Post your factoids here. Things you find interesting. Items that we may not know about.

  1. Little Known Facts Regarding World War 2

    As far as I can tell, this work is the result of George Duncan who runs a great World War 2 Historical Fact Website. http://members.iinet.net.au/~gduncan/index.html -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- We all hear about the major battles and...

    Started by Tombstone, 09-04-2004 10:53 PM
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  2. Strange and True Facts about Death

    1) More people are killed by donkeys annually than are killed in plane crashes. (2) More people are killed each year by coconuts than sharks. Approximately 150 people are killed each year by coconuts. (3) You are more likely to be killed by a champagne cork than by a poisonous spider. ...

    Started by Tombstone, 01-06-2005 04:46 PM
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    09-19-2009 09:02 AM Go to last post
  3. Weird Laws

    Did you know in Hawaii it is illegal to laugh after 10 pm? Did you know in Normal, Oklahoma it is illegal to make an ugly face at a dog? http://www.didyouknow.cd/laws.htm

    Started by Warsai, 08-21-2004 06:46 AM
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  4. Smile Absolutely useless trivia

    A rat can last longer without water than a camel 40% of McDonald's profits come from the sales of Happy Meals The dot over the letter 'i' is called a tittle

    Started by Bez, 04-10-2006 01:54 PM
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  5. Thumbs down Wake up!.......

    Did you know, some people have an in-built alarm clock, allowing them to wake at a specific time. I am one of those people, Unfortunately, I read it is caused by a stress hormone!

    Started by Arena, 10-31-2013 03:16 AM
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  6. Worst Investment of All Time

    I know a man who spent nearly half a million dollars putting his son through Harvard just so that the son could play football, and all he got was a quarter back.

    Started by Mark Aspam, 03-18-2014 10:08 PM
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    03-19-2014 09:01 AM Go to last post
  7. I can bet you.

    Did you know ..... That I can bet you you can't make a folder on your desktop and name it.... CON :sneaky:

    Started by binbag, 09-10-2010 06:05 AM
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    10-12-2010 04:55 PM Go to last post
  8. Second hand smoke.

    Second hand smoke is killing people. Not!!! Wake up world!!! Busses automobiles airplanes trucks and SUV's all pollute our atmosphere. Bbq's and camp fires, gas grills and ATV's. All of these things belch tons of hydrocarbons and carcinogens into our atmosphere every second aroud the world....

    Started by metalstorm, 02-17-2006 02:39 AM
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  9. It's Graduation time here at the University of Illinois!

    A divinity student named Tweedle refused to accept his degree. "It's bad enough just being Tweedle", he said, "without being Tweedle, D.D.".

    Started by Mark Aspam, 06-25-2017 02:42 PM
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  10. How to draw a caveman

    Not for nothing..but to me the finished product looks more like Homer Simpson with a full beard. http://www.wikihow.com/Draw-a-Caveman

    Started by Marie5656, 09-04-2006 08:57 AM
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    09-18-2007 03:57 AM Go to last post
  11. Horney Valentines Day

    What makes men & women horney? Horns is the symbol of the devil. That`s why every February 14 on Valentines Day all the motels in the city are fully booked. But made vacant every 3 hours to accommodate couples who want to play on Valentines Day. Many do not know that Valentines Day is...

    Started by rajakrsna, 02-06-2013 06:55 PM
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  12. Lightbulb Now that's sharp.................

    Did you know there are more than 100 uses for vinegar. Here are some, do you know more? http://101usesfor.com/vinegar

    Started by Arena, 10-30-2013 05:12 AM
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  13. Yet another use for duct tape

    Just when you thought there was nothing else you could possibly do with duct tape...now you can make a wallet!! http://www.wikihow.com/Make-a-Duct-Tape-Wallet

    Started by Marie5656, 08-04-2006 09:15 AM
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  14. Things I Wish I had Known Before Going Out into the Real World

    Things I Wish I'd Known Before I Went Out In The Real World Any and all compliments can be handled by simply saying "Why, thank you" (though it helps if you say it with a Southern accent). Some people are working backstage, some are playing in the orchestra, some are on stage singing,...

    Started by Marie5656, 12-11-2006 11:34 AM
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    09-29-2009 05:13 AM Go to last post
  15. I'm a Bitch, are you?

    I'm a Bitch, Are You? When I stand up for my beliefs, and myself they call me a bitch. When I stand up for those I love, they call me a bitch. When I speak my mind, think my own thoughts, or do things my own way, they call me a bitch. Being a bitch entails raising my children to be strong...

    Started by Marie5656, 09-26-2006 10:47 AM
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  16. I.Q. Test!

    Yeah, I'm on a thread blitz today. I've got all my work done and I'm bored on my prep period so.... (Besides, I'm tired of Jazzy always getting all the good thread ideas!):D IQ Test! Name___________________________ 1. The following argument is valid: ...

    Started by Saint_, 03-01-2010 11:19 AM
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    03-01-2010 07:43 PM Go to last post
  17. Silly Quiz Question

    In 1954 they made a film about a train journey called London to Brighton in Four Minutes - I've just watched it on the box and it was magnificent. Anyone remember why?

    Started by Bryn Mawr, 09-30-2008 02:04 PM
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  18. Systemizing Quotient

    This goes hand-in-hand with the empathy quotient. Research is leading us to understand that some are strongly empathetic (more females) and some are strongly systemizing (more males). Most of this research is being done at Cambridge University in the UK. It wasn't long ago I strongly opined that...

    Started by Ahso!, 03-08-2010 06:16 AM
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    03-09-2010 02:37 PM Go to last post
  19. Quality of foods!

    However, nowadays, Pesticides, Herbicides and Insecticides are used in conventional framing to protect crops from pests, insects and weeds. These pesticides, insecticides etc are toxic so most of the time a toxic residue is left over on the plants. So, the demand of Quality or Organic foods! Any...

    Started by rachard1583, 06-17-2010 03:53 AM
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  20. Lightbulb *useless information goes here*

    at 0505 this morning the correct date and time was ~~~05 05 05 05 05 ~~~~:yh_bigsmi

    Started by lady cop, 05-05-2005 12:52 PM
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