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« on: 05/06/2007 07:43:35 »
There must be loads of myths that can be scientifically dispelled - now we now that glass is not a liquid and that you can't see the Great Wall of China from the moon unaided (probably - the jury still appears to be out on that one!) - are there others?


 

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« Reply #1 on: 05/06/2007 09:48:50 »
If you're pulling a funny face & the wind changes, you'll be stuck like it  :D

Cracking your joints causes arthritis.

Drinking port gives you gout.

50 Cent is talented.
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« Reply #2 on: 05/06/2007 15:41:19 »
IDK if we come up with any, look liked Doctor did lol, email them to the mythbusters.
 

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« Reply #3 on: 05/06/2007 21:04:31 »
LOL!
 

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« Reply #4 on: 06/06/2007 02:50:33 »
LoL!
 

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« Reply #5 on: 06/06/2007 07:06:43 »
does anybody remember the pop rocks and soda myth? that isn't true, is it?
 

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« Reply #6 on: 06/06/2007 07:11:29 »
About it foaming it might be!
 

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« Reply #7 on: 06/06/2007 07:14:29 »
it was said that your stomach would explode or some such nonsense
 

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« Reply #8 on: 06/06/2007 07:16:44 »
Wouldn't there have been a news item? SOMEONE must have done it!
 

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« Reply #9 on: 06/06/2007 07:19:16 »
i was hoping one of you guys knew! ok i really am going to sleep now. goodnight
 

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« Reply #10 on: 07/06/2007 06:41:30 »
Paul or Neil would remember that one I bet!
 

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« Reply #11 on: 07/06/2007 08:38:43 »
Paul or Neil would remember that one I bet!

Neil probably would. He said his best friend's name was Matthew Sellar (think about it)
 

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« Reply #12 on: 07/06/2007 09:03:32 »
 I don't get it???
 

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« Reply #13 on: 07/06/2007 09:24:44 »
think of a very, very old person mentioned in the Bible  ;)
 

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« Reply #14 on: 07/06/2007 09:30:24 »
I drew a blank there are two many old old people in the bible.. LOL
 

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« Reply #15 on: 07/06/2007 09:31:29 »
Oh Lordy I forgot what topic I was in! LOL!
 

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« Reply #16 on: 07/06/2007 13:11:35 »
I drew a blank there are two many old old people in the bible.. LOL

Matthew Sellar was the oldest of them all
 

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« Reply #17 on: 07/06/2007 13:47:32 »
Methuselah was 969 years old.. right... wasn't Adam younger???  HEE HEE HEE OH DEAR DOC.. I don't know who matthew Sellar is...LOL Google has many! LOL I am missing something aren't I? oh crud LOL! what the heck is it me is not getting! LOL  [:I] [:I] [:I]
 

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« Reply #18 on: 07/06/2007 14:05:15 »
Oh dear, Karen... you really are missing it, aren't you.

Say "Matthew Sellar" putting equal stress on each syllable, then say "Methuselah" the same way.
 

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« Reply #19 on: 07/06/2007 14:47:47 »
OH MY GAWWWWWWWWD Ok OK OK... so I am a tad slow.... OK Me has it now...LOL.. I thought I was embarrassed before now I am just plain ashamed.....Oh dear....
 

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« Reply #20 on: 07/06/2007 15:14:32 »
  [:I];D
 

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« Reply #21 on: 07/06/2007 15:54:16 »
So sorry I did not catch on.. to that , but me thinks I was bright enough on the other thread!!! :o :o :o [:0] [:0] [:0]
 

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« Reply #22 on: 07/06/2007 16:47:27 »
What is GAWD? I have been seeing it a lot latly.
 

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« Reply #23 on: 07/06/2007 17:13:24 »
Oh my Gawd... Sim doesn't know what it means!  [:0]
 

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« Reply #24 on: 07/06/2007 17:55:10 »
OH Ryan... Have you been taking my meds??? LOL
 

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