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Useless Facts
« on: 03/03/2003 11:42:07 »
Ok, check these out:

 
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A rat can last longer without water than a camel.

 
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A female ferret will die if it goes into heat and cannot find a mate.

 
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The number of possible ways of playing the first four moves per side in a game of chess is 318,979,564,000.





Thats Economics...


 

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« Reply #1 on: 06/03/2003 11:56:35 »
Dead right - useless facts, but interesting none the less and perfect pub-ammo !
 

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« Reply #2 on: 06/03/2003 11:57:45 »
Mmm - you couldn't fail to pull a bird when you start talking about ferrets and rats, and then chess !
 

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« Reply #3 on: 06/03/2003 14:40:24 »
afternoon all! You'll be pleased to hear i got my new computer in the sweetener shipment sent by me old bud Saddam so thought i'd go surfing, i have some better facts than above! Some nasty ones!

[}:)] The very first bomb dropped by the Allies on Berlin during World War II killed the only elephant in the Berlin Zoo.

[}:)] Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.

[}:)] On average, 100 people choke to death on ballpoint pens every year.

[}:)] Charlie Chaplin once won third prize in a Charlie Chaplin look alike contest.


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« Reply #4 on: 11/03/2003 23:50:23 »
i don't believe the ball point pen fact! how can they know that? [?]

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« Reply #5 on: 14/07/2003 14:41:31 »
I did have a patient that choked to death on peanut butter once.

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« Reply #6 on: 14/12/2003 18:43:29 »
A female ferret will die if it doesn't have sex? That doesn't make much sense. What would cause that, a heart attack or something?
 

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« Reply #7 on: 01/06/2004 17:32:30 »
Maybe it's the hormonal imbalance in the poor ferret.  I really don't know.  As far as I'm concerned a secret pill lodged in the far reaches of a ferret's brain can melt because of the overexposure to the "heat" and secrete a venemous distillment in the ferret's brain.  Maybe that will kill her.
 

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« Reply #8 on: 10/06/2004 00:25:25 »
A cockroach can live 9 days without its head.

It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.

Marilyn Monroe had 6 toes on 1 foot.

If you keep a goldfish in a dark place it will turn white.

 

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« Reply #9 on: 11/06/2004 23:31:16 »
quote:
Originally posted by Broca

A cockroach can live 9 days without its head.

It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.

Marilyn Monroe had 6 toes on 1 foot.

If you keep a goldfish in a dark place it will turn white.





Yayy..I heard that the reason why you close your eyes when you sneeze is to stop them flying out !!!:D

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« Reply #10 on: 12/06/2004 18:46:43 »
You get your information from some very weird people Neil.I hope you don't ask them for any financial advice!:-)
 

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« Reply #11 on: 12/06/2004 19:39:16 »
quote:
Originally posted by Broca

You get your information from some very weird people Neil.I hope you don't ask them for any financial advice!:-)




Hee Hee !!....fortunately I have a good financial advisor !!...but regarding the eyes and sneezing.....I wonder why then that you do close your eyes when you sneeze ?....

Optical Nasal type experts please answer...Ta

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« Reply #12 on: 12/06/2004 19:41:29 »
..................speaking of which :

............The longest bout of sneezing recorded was by Donna Griffith. It began in January 13 1981 and continued until September 16 1983 and lasted for 978 days.


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« Reply #13 on: 06/07/2004 01:25:39 »
I read that sneezing is the closest thing to climaxing that the body can achieve except for actually climaxing.
 

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« Reply #14 on: 06/07/2004 01:44:38 »
i cant say i really enjoy sneezing that much. One of my friends was really drunk once and instead of climaxing, each sneeze caused him to piss his pants... ;)
 

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« Reply #15 on: 06/07/2004 09:22:07 »
shame about your friend and pissing his pants....I'd much rather climax every time I sneeze !!!......anyway, here's another useless fact.............The longest word you can write just using the top line of letters on a keyboard is ' TYPEWRITER '..............

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« Reply #16 on: 06/07/2004 13:06:41 »
I know someone is always sneezing, if the whole climax thing is true he must be one very happy person!

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« Reply #17 on: 28/08/2004 17:58:32 »
Haha someone told me that if you sneeze 8 times in a row you do climax........I'll get back to you guys next time I get sick!

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« Reply #18 on: 31/08/2004 02:28:43 »
I'm going to get some pepper and try that out.....

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« Reply #19 on: 07/09/2004 21:30:11 »
Did you know that human saliva has a boiling point three times that of regulat water ?...No ?...I didn't know that either...but I'm really glad that I know it now....I just don't know how I would have managed without learning that today :)

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« Reply #20 on: 08/09/2004 01:25:24 »
I'm curious if saliva has a lower freezing point. Could this be some sort of glycol ie antifreeze / coolant property in our juices?

Just a (ACHOOO!!!, mmmmmmm) thought.
 

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« Reply #21 on: 08/09/2004 05:07:32 »
Go get the beaker, mum. I'm gunna start spittin' and do my own experiment
 

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« Reply #22 on: 08/09/2004 10:40:49 »
I don't know why. but wifey disapproved of my collecting my fams saliva and boiling it, thought I'd make a cup of tea !!...I think we need Jay on this one for clarification.

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« Reply #23 on: 16/09/2004 20:11:47 »
So watching some show I learned something which plagues my mind every wakeing moment.  And the absolutely worst part is, that if you have it, theres nothing you can do about it.  So imagine a worm, the width of a pencil, but twice as long. NOW imagine it inside you!!! 1 out of every 4 people has it inside them.  Ive wondered why my tummy rumbles.

Just thought I'd let you all know that!

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« Reply #24 on: 16/09/2004 20:22:45 »
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Originally posted by OmnipotentOne

So watching some show I learned something which plagues my mind every wakeing moment.  And the absolutely worst part is, that if you have it, theres nothing you can do about it.  So imagine a worm, the width of a pencil, but twice as long. NOW imagine it inside you!!! 1 out of every 4 people has it inside them.  Ive wondered why my tummy rumbles.

Just thought I'd let you all know that!

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There was a programme recently  over here in the UK which followed the progress of a bloke who (for the sake of the programme) voluntarily ingested a worm orientated infected piece of meat and it followed the growth and eventual expellation of said worm from his 'exit hole'.....they induced the expellation by him taking some drug of some sort...I'm sure it was a tapeworm...and it was at least a couple of feet long, though he crapped it in segments...which was nice !!


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