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pounce
SILVER Member since Jan 2003

pounce

All the neurotic makings of America's lesser known sweetheart
Location: body in Las Vegas, heart all a...

Total posts: 9831
Posted:post all your random facts here smile

The Eisenhower interstate system requires that one mile in every five must be straight. These straight sections are usable as airstrips in times of war or other emergencies.


I was always scared with my mother's obsession with the good scissors. It made me wonder if there were evil scissors lurking in the house somewhere.

Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons for you are crunchy and good with ketchup.

**giggles**

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Mand
SILVER Member since Oct 2003

Mand

Keeper of the Spitfire
Location: Calgary Canada

Total posts: 2317
Posted:Yeah, that's the one!
I'm sure you've got to shoot him when he's in the town square in Cardiff.

Not sure its a law that would stand up in court though... ubblol


Lets steal a spaceship and head for the sun, and shoot the stars with a lemonade ray gun.

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SpitFire
GOLD Member since Dec 2002

Mand's Girl....and The Not So Shy One
Location: Calgary, Alberta Canada

Total posts: 2723
Posted:yeah...in town square.
ubblol bizarre one.


Solitude sometimes speaks to you, and you should listen.

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Xopher (aka Mr. Clean)


enthusiast
Location: Hoboken, New Jersey, USA

Total posts: 456
Posted:YOU MADE THAT UP.

"If you didn't like something the first time, the cud won't be any good either." --Elsie the Cow, Ruminations

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SpitFire
GOLD Member since Dec 2002

Mand's Girl....and The Not So Shy One
Location: Calgary, Alberta Canada

Total posts: 2723
Posted:Nope...well...it's heresay at the very least...but there is a "bizarre law" site somewhere that lists that....

Solitude sometimes speaks to you, and you should listen.

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Posted:No one gets out of life alive!

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pengwino
BRONZE Member since Oct 2003

pengwino

suitable for vegetarians
Location: Leeds, UK

Total posts: 300
Posted:Written by: SpitFire

It's legal to shoot an irishman with a crossbow on a sunday if there is a full moon and a chicken in the street....



goody! smile i have an irishman that needs shooting.......

i don't know any clever stuff like you guys, but - my belly button fluff (what's that stuff called?) smells worse than all of yous! cool


animals who are not penguins can only wish they were

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Mand
SILVER Member since Oct 2003

Mand

Keeper of the Spitfire
Location: Calgary Canada

Total posts: 2317
Posted:A law from New Jersey, states that it is illegal to wear a bullet proof vest whilst committing a murder.

Doesn't say anything about committing the murder being illegal though...!


Lets steal a spaceship and head for the sun, and shoot the stars with a lemonade ray gun.

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Posted:35% of all users of personal ads are already married.

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Mand
SILVER Member since Oct 2003

Mand

Keeper of the Spitfire
Location: Calgary Canada

Total posts: 2317
Posted:In Scotland, it's illegal to be drunk and in possession of a cow!
ubblol


Lets steal a spaceship and head for the sun, and shoot the stars with a lemonade ray gun.

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Posted:Crocodiles can't stick their tongue out tongue

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pounce
SILVER Member since Jan 2003

pounce

All the neurotic makings of America's lesser known sweetheart
Location: body in Las Vegas, heart all a...

Total posts: 9831
Posted:Written by: Mand

A random law from Denver, Colorado, states that it is unlawful to lend your vacuum cleaner to your next door neighbour. ubblol



really? now i wanna go borrow someone's vacuum just to see if i can get them arrested ubblol


I was always scared with my mother's obsession with the good scissors. It made me wonder if there were evil scissors lurking in the house somewhere.

Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons for you are crunchy and good with ketchup.

**giggles**

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The Real Fryed Fish


God's illgitament son
Location: state of confusion

Total posts: 1489
Posted:Plant City, Fl. USA

its legal to beat your wife on Sun as long as your hourse is untied!!! i find this one to be a little censored up, dont you?


You can't avoid pain by fencing yourself from it.
Some times you need the help of others more than anything else
But you have to let them close enough to help......
People want to be needed, I found that out too

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Mand
SILVER Member since Oct 2003

Mand

Keeper of the Spitfire
Location: Calgary Canada

Total posts: 2317
Posted:In Marshalltown, Iowa, horses are forbidden to eat fire hydrants! ubblol

Lets steal a spaceship and head for the sun, and shoot the stars with a lemonade ray gun.

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Xopher (aka Mr. Clean)


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Location: Hoboken, New Jersey, USA

Total posts: 456
Posted:OK, is this the Stupid Law thread? (Because Missouri...)

There are exactly five regular convex polyhedra (one time I wrote a paper on exactly why this is). There's one with 20 faces and 12 vertices and one with 12 faces and 20 vertices; one with 8 faces and 6 vertices and one with 6 faces and 8 vertices; and one with 4 of each. The 20-face one has 3-sided faces, with 5 at each vertex; the 12-face one has 5-sided faces with 3 at each vertex, and so on.

Never noticed that, huh? Geez, open your eyes! :-)


"If you didn't like something the first time, the cud won't be any good either." --Elsie the Cow, Ruminations

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majik


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Location: Byron Bay Australia

Total posts: 231
Posted:worms have a total of five hearts and have the ability to be either the male or female when mating.

Live, love, laugh and dance!

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PoiGirl
BRONZE Member since Jun 2004

PoiGirl

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Location: , USA

Total posts: 114
Posted:A blue whale's tongue weighs as much as an adult elephant.

40% of people who change their street address switch brands of toothpaste at the same time. biggrin


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griffin


griffin

feminine tiddly pom
Location: cambs england

Total posts: 505
Posted:wow the toothpste thing!! thats crazed!!

apparently, the blue whale's penis is 13 feet long!!

ive waited a moment to see if i could remember any other facts, but i just keep going back to this point-13 FEET!! (apparently...)


in state of metamorphosis

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PoiGirl
BRONZE Member since Jun 2004

PoiGirl

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Location: , USA

Total posts: 114
Posted:Heeheehee!! ubblol


EDITED_BY: PoiGirl (1091892252)


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Psyri
SILVER Member since Apr 2003

Psyri

artisan
Location: Berkshire, UK

Total posts: 1576
Posted:Hmmm.... did you know that I cant think of anything?

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stroo
SILVER Member since Feb 2003

stroo

trusty sidekick to superman
Location: oxford, england, uk

Total posts: 799
Posted:i learnt what miscellaneous meant the other day. im known for randomness. and drukenness which i happen to be also.

you can get the milk out of green coconuts and leave it in the sun for a few hours and it turns into a lush alcoholic mixture stuff (so ive heard)

if you get out the adrenalin gland of a (live) human and milk it then u can get high of the milk. you have to have less than the tip of a match or it puts you in a coma. its ment to be the best high you can get if you do it right.


a chode is a penis that is thicker than it is long


Livin' on dreams and custard creams

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MiG
GOLD Member since Apr 2004

MiG

Self-Flagellation Expert
Location: Bogged at CG, Australia

Total posts: 3415
Posted:er, lightning, im gonna have to argue the bullet one. you can get both subsonic and supersonic rounds. most pistol rounds are subsonic, as are .22 caliber rifle rounds. and, because technically a big naval gunboat is still a rifle, they are subsonic too.

the letter V doesnt appear on the periodic table of elements. (i think its v, not certain.)

If you are within an eigth of a mile of a thermonuclear blast (cant remember what size, might be 50 kiloton plus), you will be dead, and evaporated, before the nervous impulse reaches the brain. you are literally dead before you know it.


"beg beg grovel beg grovel"
"master"
--FSA

"There was an arse there, i couldn't help myself"
--Rougie

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Xopher (aka Mr. Clean)


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Location: Hoboken, New Jersey, USA

Total posts: 456
Posted:MiG, that's why when Reagan was playing brinksmanship with the Soviets (remember them? they were in Russia and some other places), and my friend said she wanted to go for a long drive in the country until it was over, I said I wanted to be in downtown NYC. Which would be ground zero* for a nuke if the Sovs started lobbing them.

She and I would both die, I reasoned, me quickly and painlessly, her slowly and miserably.


*not to be mistaken for Ground Zero, which is a different, though related term.


"If you didn't like something the first time, the cud won't be any good either." --Elsie the Cow, Ruminations

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NYC


NYC

NYC
Location: NYC, NY, USA

Total posts: 9232
Posted:Written by: MiG


the letter V doesnt appear on the periodic table of elements. (i think its v, not certain.)




Not only does it appear, it's an element. biggrin

Name: Vanadium
Symbol: V
Atomic Number: 23
Atomic Mass: 50.9415 amu
Melting Point: 1890.0 C (2163.15 K, 3434.0 F)
Boiling Point: 3380.0 C (3653.15 K, 6116.0 F)
Number of Protons/Electrons: 23
Number of Neutrons: 28
Classification: Transition Metal
Crystal Structure: Cubic
Density @ 293 K: 5.8 g/cm3
Color: Silverish

I don't remember seeing any elements with a J. Or a Q. But I only looked quickly.


Well, shall we go?
Yes, let's go.
[They do not move.]

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Xopher (aka Mr. Clean)


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Location: Hoboken, New Jersey, USA

Total posts: 456
Posted:Chemists. Sheesh. :-)

"Sphinx of black quartz, judge my vow" is the shortest pangram in the English language.(1)(2)

(1) A pangram is a well-formed, reasonably coherent sentence that contains all the letters of the alphabet.

(2) I'm actually hoping someone will give me an even shorter one, but since the above has 29 letters and repeats only a, o, and u this would be difficult.


"If you didn't like something the first time, the cud won't be any good either." --Elsie the Cow, Ruminations

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fee fairy


fee fairy

newbie
Location: Nr London, UK

Total posts: 34
Posted:there's one for York as well, if you are a freeman of York, you are allowed to shoot a scottish man with a crossbow.

there is more, i'm sure its something like in front of the minster, or as long as you kill him with one shot or something.


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StoneT
BRONZE Member since Jun 2004

StoneT

Member
Location: Plymouth, UK

Total posts: 114
Posted:I seem to remember it's on a specific day of the week.
Maby thursday or something.


Mags - watching police torches drawing closer - runs over to his poi:
"Maybe now would be a good time to have another burn, we might not get another chance..."

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kermit


kermit

overlord and maggot king
Location: heathmont, victoria, australia

Total posts: 171
Posted:i used to pogo stick everywhere

welcome back to kermits mad land.


wont you join my teaparty.

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andythepoi


andythepoi

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Location: manchester, uk

Total posts: 508
Posted:the bird of prey the buzzards' latin name is Buteo Buteo, and it has a smaller relative called the hobby, classified in latin as Falco Sub buteo

the man who invented Subbuteo wanted to call it "the hobby" but they wouldn't let him patent the name as it was too generic...so he called it subbuteo...the latin name for the hobby


It's smashing to be back x

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Xopher (aka Mr. Clean)


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Location: Hoboken, New Jersey, USA

Total posts: 456
Posted:The scientific name of the Cocoa tree is 'theobromos cacao'. 'Cacao' is the native name; 'theobromos' means 'the food of the gods' - apt, as I'm sure you'll agree. The active ingredient in chocolate is theobromine, which has antidepressant properties - so it's not just the sensual pleasure of eating chocolate that causes that little lift, nor sugar shock either.

Chocolate only contains trace amounts of caffeine, but the theobromine and other alkaloids can disturb the brain's sleep pattern, so it's best not to eat it right before bed.

Once when giving a recipe for brownies, I cautioned that it was a LOT of cocoa powder, and to stir slowly. To do otherwise, I warned, would "put you at risk for inhalation theobromosis."


"If you didn't like something the first time, the cud won't be any good either." --Elsie the Cow, Ruminations

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"if i jump in the fire, will you?"
Location: USA, wishing I was in SA

Total posts: 633
Posted:"Jesus wept" ---- is the shortest sentence in the english language!

i like breaking the Law frown , of Gravity wink !

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