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

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Did you know...

    It is impossible to lick your elbow. Most lipstick contains fish scales. Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different. Michael Jordan makes more money from Nike annually than all of the Nike factory workers in Malaysia combined. Marilyn Monroe had six toes.

    Started by Tombstone, 09-22-2005 01:07 PM
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    12-20-2005 03:08 AM Go to last post
  7. 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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  8. Prayer in school.

    Why is prayer being banned in our public school systems. ??? While attending public school I never noticed even once a prayer being said during class. I never saw a revival tent in the parking lot. I never attended a prayer meeting at school. I went to class and I learned. It seems to me...

    Started by metalstorm, 03-06-2005 04:50 AM
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    04-01-2005 03:46 AM Go to last post
  9. 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
  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. Empathy quotient

    At what rate do you possess the capacity to empathize? Empathy Quotient (http://glennrowe.net/BaronCohen/EmpathyQuotient/EmpathyQuotient.aspx)

    Started by Ahso!, 03-05-2010 09:26 AM
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  13. Wink Stupid Questions... Please add.

    How far into a 300m long tunnel can a 75m long train go? What is the average weight of penguins eaten by polar bears in a year? Standing at the South Pole, you face North towards Africa. Turning 90 deg. towards New York, what direction are you facing? Who was the sadistic swine who came up...

    Started by worblehat1, 05-22-2006 05:10 PM
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  14. 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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  15. Red face Weapons of Math Instruction

    Weapons of Math Instruction At New York's Kennedy airport today, an individual later discovered to be a public school teacher was arrested trying to board a flight while in possession of a protractor, a T-square, a slide rule, and a calculator. At a morning press conference, Attorney...

    Started by Dizz, 01-13-2006 09:16 PM
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  16. 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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  17. this is not what you think it is

    or maybe it is. as someone who does not participate in FG nearly as much as he used to, perhaps y'all might read some deeper meaning into it. well, there's no deeper meaning, but there is a meta-meaning. and it won't have a meta-meaning if i explain what it is, or even what meta-meaning means....

    Started by anastrophe, 04-25-2006 03:24 PM
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  18. This isn't Disney's version......

    +- Bizarre Facts About the Original Version of Snow White -+ The Grimm fairy tale of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is much different from the Disney version. Here are some examples of how the tale was different: The Queen doesn't ask for Snow White's heart - she wants the ...

    Started by Marie5656, 06-17-2006 05:07 PM
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  19. How well do you know famous Landmarks?

    http://www.guessthespot.com/index.php?cat_id=3 I got 10/16 not too bad but...:-3

    Started by shimmy, 03-12-2008 01:00 PM
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  20. How to solve a Sudoku Puzzle

    These puzzles seem to be the latest rage. Here is some help in hearning to solve them. http://www.wikihow.com/Solve-a-Sudoku

    Started by Marie5656, 07-09-2006 02:34 AM
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    07-09-2006 09:29 AM Go to last post

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