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


I love that kinda stuff :) cool
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It was only 52 years and 8 months ago that Maurice Lambaut dropped dead of terminal nasal excavation.
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A south korean movie theatre owner decided that the movie The Sound Of Music was too long,

so he cut out all the musical scenes!
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People who think of themselves as wits are often only half right. :yh_glasse
I don't suffer from insanity. I enjoy every minute of it. :yh_beatup
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I cried eight minutes before I was born. Guess I knew I was in for trouble.
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The human head weighs 8 pounds. Ah, but if you saw that movie...you already know that. eh?
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A 1.5 oz. milk chocolate bar has only 220 calories.

A 1.75 oz. serving of potato chips has 230 calories.

A recent study indicates when men crave food, they tend to crave fat and salt. When women crave food, they tend to desire chocolate.

American and Russian space flights have always included chocolate.

American chocolate manufacturers use about 1.5 billion pounds of milk -- only surpassed by the cheese and ice cream industries.

Americans consumed over 3.1 billion pounds of chocolate in 2001, which is almost half of the total world's production.

Aztec emperor Montezuma drank 50 golden goblets of hot chocolate every day. It was thick, dyed red and flavored with chili peppers.

Bittersweet chocolate is what is usually called for in baking. It contains more chocolate liquor (at least 35%) and less sugar than sweet chocolate. Semisweet chocolate contains 15% - 35% chocolate liquor.

**Chocolate contains phenylethylamine (PEA), a natural substance that is reputed to stimulate the same reaction in the body as falling in love.**

Chocolate syrup was used for blood in the famous 45 second shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock's movie, Psycho, which actually took 7 days to shoot.

Columbus brought cacao (chocolate) beans back to Spain on his fourth voyage in 1502.

Hawaii is the only US state that grows cacao beans to produce chocolate.

One plain milk chocolate candy bar has more protein than a banana.

Per capita, the Irish eat more chocolate than Americans, Swedes, Danes, French, and Italians.

Pet parrots can eat virtually any common "people-food" except for chocolate and avocados. Both of these are highly toxic to the parrot and can be fatal.

Ten percent of U.S. Recommended Daily Allowance of iron is found in one ounce of baking chocolate or cocoa. Chocolate also contains Vitamins A1, B1, B2, C, D and E as well as calcium, potassium, sodium and iron.
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Minksy, am i detecting a little chocolate obsession? :yh_bigsmi ......i'd rather have a lobster. of course,you could stuff it with chocolate LOL
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always ahahaha

I found this too but can't find the hangover thread



The chemical n-acetyl-cysteine found in raw eggs is proven to help hangovers.
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The length of your foot is the same as the length of your lower arm, measured from the inner elbow to the wrist.



Go ahead, throw your foot up on your knee and try it. :)
I probably posted that in an ambien trance-soryy
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in ancient egypt wood and fuel were scarce, for powering trains they started using....mummies.....
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devist8me wrote: The length of your foot is the same as the length of your lower arm, measured from the inner elbow to the wrist.



Go ahead, throw your foot up on your knee and try it. :)yep....doing that right now...........need to dial 911 first.hahahahaha
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Coffee, along with beer and peanut butter, is on the national list of the "ten most recognizable odors."

Sorry I am on a trivia kick here today gang
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minks wrote: in ancient egypt wood and fuel were scarce, for powering trains they started using....mummies.....
Correction

In the late 19th century, millions of human mummies were used as fuel for locomotives in Egypt where wood and coal was scarce, but mummies were plentiful.
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Cats have better memories than dogs. Tests conducted by the University of Michigan concluded that while a dogs memory lasts no more than 5 minutes, a cat's can last as long as 16 hours - exceeding even that of monkeys and orangutans.

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-and (children, nagged husbands, stressed mothers and telemarketers)
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At the end of the Beatles' song "A Day in the Life", an ultrasonic whistle, audible only to dogs, was recorded by Paul McCartney for his Shetland sheepdog.:yh_whistl
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minks wrote: in ancient egypt wood and fuel were scarce, for powering trains they started using....mummies.....Did'nt the Daddies object?
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minks wrote: in ancient egypt wood and fuel were scarce, for powering trains they started using....mummies.....


They use sheep dung to fire black pottery.
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Wait until 06.06.06 comes around. The religious End of the World freaks will have a field day. :D
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I got in trouble for spending too much time online during my shift! Gotta cut down my 'recreational' time I was told. The unmitigated audacity!
"Should any political party attempt to abolish social security, unemployment insurance, and eliminate labor laws and farm programs, you would not hear of that party again in our political history. There is a tiny splinter group that believes you can do these things. Among them are a few Texas millionaires, or businessman from other areas. Their number is negligible and they are stupid." [font=Arial Narrow][/font]

President Dwight D. Eisenhower Nov. 08, 1954
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JAB wrote: Actually David, that could be quite useful information if you want to hold onto that job...!I get your point, but I'm so tenured here, and a union member, that the only way I could get terminated here is to report for work naked holding a hand grenade.
"Should any political party attempt to abolish social security, unemployment insurance, and eliminate labor laws and farm programs, you would not hear of that party again in our political history. There is a tiny splinter group that believes you can do these things. Among them are a few Texas millionaires, or businessman from other areas. Their number is negligible and they are stupid." [font=Arial Narrow][/font]

President Dwight D. Eisenhower Nov. 08, 1954
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flopstock wrote: well, do us all a favor dear and start taking a camera to work with you, okay? :D



could be the most excitement this place has seen ..ever!Purrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr:yh_kiss
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capt_buzzard wrote: Wait until 06.06.06 comes around. The religious End of the World freaks will have a field day. :D


05.05.05 this year not too much happened? :-2
Cars :)
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Did you know

A dragonfly has a life span of 24 hours.

How sad :yh_sigh
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abbey wrote: Did you know

A dragonfly has a life span of 24 hours.

How sad :yh_sigh
it's brief, but not that brief -

http://www.pnl.gov/pals/resource_cards/Dragonflies.stm



but still sad! they're cool creatures.
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abbey wrote: Did you know

A dragonfly has a life span of 24 hours.

How sad :yh_sigh
Don't cry, abbey. I found out they live much longer!! Mayflies don't last much past a day, however....

Link to the British Dragonfly Society! (there's a society for almost everything!)Dragonflies :wah:

How long do Dragonflies live? Is it true that they only live for one day?

At the shortest, a dragonfly's life-cycle from egg to death of adult is about 6 months. Some of the larger dragonflies take 6 or 7 years! Most of this time is spent in the larval form, beneath the water surface, catching other invertebrates. The small damselflies live for a couple of weeks as free-flying adults. The larger dragonflies can live for 4 months in their flying stage. In Britain, lucky Damsels seldom go more than two weeks and Dragons more than two months. Most Damsels rarely go more than a week, and Dragons two or three weeks. They die from accidents and predation, and large numbers from starvation - in poor weather neither they nor their prey can fly.

No insect has a lifespan of only one day - even mayflies (not closely related to dragonflies) live for several months underwater as larvae before emerging as winged adults. Adult mayflies may only live for a day or so as they are dedicated "breeding machines". They cannot feed as adults as (most) don't have any functional mouthparts.
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Thanks Paul & Turbs, i feel much better now :)
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here's some really stupid shiite...

take a piece of string, wrap it around your thumb 2 times. that is the same distance as once around your wrist.

take another piece of string, go 2 times around your wrist, that is almost exactly once around your neck. just a smidge short.

Hold your arms out to the sides, making a giant letter"T"

the distance from the tip of your middle finger to middle finger is the Exact same as your height.

the distance from the bottom of your palm to the middle of you elbow "pit" is the same distance as the tip of your big toe to the back of your heel.

something really weird, for every external inch of "manhood" there is an equal and opposite internal inch.


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i have a small trace of french indian blood in my right big toe.
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Agnes wrote: i have a small trace of french indian blood in my right big toe.
:wah: :wah:


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-Here goes,

Did you know a gallon of milk weighs approximately 8 pounds, so if you are dieting and you've lost at least 8 pounds pick it up and feeeeeeel the difference.

-THATS, motivation
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Sick, wrong, creepy and gross, but.....



a cockroach can live without it's head for over a week before it dies of thirst.
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If I stuck a piece of coal up my hubbys A$$ - I could pull out a diamond! I SWEAR! ARGHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH:-5


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I was quite disturbed by this...

my birthday is on the anniversary of the first guillotine execution

my sister's birthday is on the anniversary of the first electric chair execution

also...

my sister's birthday is on the anniversary of Hiroshima

my mother's birthday is on the anniversary of Chernoble

Creepy....

makes you wonder about my dad :eek:
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:p hahaha...
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Majenta wrote: I was quite disturbed by this...

my birthday is on the anniversary of the first guillotine execution

my sister's birthday is on the anniversary of the first electric chair execution

also...

my sister's birthday is on the anniversary of Hiroshima

my mother's birthday is on the anniversary of Chernoble

Creepy....

makes you wonder about my dad :eek:


Lucifer?:wah:


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Benjamin Franklin was the first person to kite surf on water.

He didn't really surf, he just laid on his back and the kite pulled him across the water.

(Does anyone else think he had some kind of fetish with kites?)
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911 wrote: Benjamin Franklin was the first person to kite surf on water.



He didn't really surf, he just laid on his back and the kite pulled him across the water.



(Does anyone else think he had some kind of fetish with kites?) Fetish?... no, he was just into watersports..:wah: :wah:
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mominiowa wrote: If I stuck a piece of coal up my hubbys A$$ - I could pull out a diamond! I SWEAR! ARGHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH:-5


Do you ?



Stick coal up his a$$ that is ?



I heard or saw that people are using their deceased loved ones to create diamonds now, something about carbon deposits ???
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My wife tells me I am full of useless information so this

site is just up my street !

I am glad she is not a Bobby with a gun!

Hope to send you some usless info. soon.

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Nomad wrote: Do you ?



Stick coal up his a$$ that is ?



I heard or saw that people are using their deceased loved ones to create diamonds now, something about carbon deposits ???http://www.lifewithoutyou.co.uk/features/diamond.php
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alan peacock wrote: My wife tells me I am full of useless information so this

site is just up my street !

I am glad she is not a Bobby with a gun!

Hope to send you some usless info. soon.



Alan.From a Buzzard to the Peacock. The Women in our lives is nearly alway's right:wah:
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Here's my 'gem' for the day.....



BIKINI

The island of Bikini, in the Pacific Ocean was destroyed in 1946 when the US military tested nuclear bombs in the area. That summer, in France, designers Jacques Helm and Louis Reard premiered a new swimsuit. The effect this daring two piece costume had on the male psyche was said to resemble the nuclear explosion.



So there you go ......

















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just wait until 2006 and 06.06.06 Those beastly preachers will be on a day out:wah:
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05.05.05 this year not too much happened?


That's b/c 666 is the devils number, 555 has no religious significance.
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Micheal Jackson got called for Jury Duty today....
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