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UCOF
SILVER Member since Apr 2002

UCOF

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: , United Kingdom

Total posts: 15414
Posted:such as..

did you know that the word thong comes from the portugese for dental floss...

humans and apes are the only species to have sex for fun..

shakespear had an estimated vocabulary of well over 24,00 words...most people only have 10,000


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monserat
SILVER Member since Apr 2006

monserat

My flabber is gasted
Location: waaaay south of heaven, United...

Total posts: 737
Posted:'stewardesses' is the longest word you can touch type using just your left hand.

Chaos is the natural state of the universe

Some days I'm the pigeon, some days I'm the statue.

honourary militant margerine ninJAH

If it wasn't for displacement activity I wouldn't get half as much done

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the_mods_stole_my_name
SILVER Member since May 2006

the_mods_stole_my_name

travelling without moving
Location: Maghull, Liverpool, United Kin...

Total posts: 1286
Posted:it is impossible to lick your own elbow.........go on try it, you know you want to!

Heilige Scheie, Batman kommt!

Reality is just a state of mind which occurs through a lack of lsd

XxX owned by devilsarmy XxX

O.B.E.S.E.

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Just_Another_Clown


Just_Another_Clown

old hand
Location: London

Total posts: 965
Posted:There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball.

Q:"How many Jugglers Does it take to change a light bulb?"
A:"One, but another 99 others saying,'I could do that if I only practised more'" biggrin biggrin

Gate Keeper to Shocked_Prawn. None may pass.

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Mynci
BRONZE Member since Apr 2005

Mynci

Macaque of all trades
Location: wombling free..., United Kingd...

Total posts: 8737
Posted:cows can gallop.. (and they are pretty damn quick too, not the fat milk cows but the slimmer ones)

A couple of balls short of a full cascade... or maybe a few cards short of a deck... we'll see how this all fans out.

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alien_oddity


alien_oddity

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: in the trees

Total posts: 7193
Posted:if you stab yourself with a fork.............it hurts wink



bet you didn't know that ubblol tongue


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maus
BRONZE Member since Jul 2005

maus

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Sihanoukville, cambodia

Total posts: 4191
Posted:

 Written by: Mynci



cows can gallop.. (and they are pretty damn quick too, not the fat milk cows but the slimmer ones)







Does that mean you can ride them aswell????


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Neon_Shaolin
GOLD Member since Jul 2005

Neon_Shaolin

hehe, 'Member' huhuh
Location: Behind you. With Jam

Total posts: 6120
Posted:Bloody one track mind maus....

"I used to want to change the world, now I just wanna leave the room with a little dignity..." - Lotus Weinstock

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maus
BRONZE Member since Jul 2005

maus

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Sihanoukville, cambodia

Total posts: 4191
Posted:ubblolFor once actually it was a genuine question! ubblol

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Neon_Shaolin
GOLD Member since Jul 2005

Neon_Shaolin

hehe, 'Member' huhuh
Location: Behind you. With Jam

Total posts: 6120
Posted:That's what I was worried about!

"I used to want to change the world, now I just wanna leave the room with a little dignity..." - Lotus Weinstock

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maus
BRONZE Member since Jul 2005

maus

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Sihanoukville, cambodia

Total posts: 4191
Posted:rolleyes I don't know why i bother, may as well just talk smut all the time! wink

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will_uk
BRONZE Member since Oct 2002

member
Location: UK

Total posts: 83
Posted:Sideburns were named after Ambrose Burnside, a general from the American civil war. See pictures of him here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ambrose_Everett_Burnside
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Most of us can only dream of leaving such a legacy to mankind!


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alien_oddity


alien_oddity

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: in the trees

Total posts: 7193
Posted:when you fart a percentage of the gas released is feacese(sp??) pooo wink

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wonderloey


wonderloey

enthusiast
Location: Melbourne - home of pirates

Total posts: 255
Posted:Yaks milk is pink.

"You've gone from Loey the Wonder Lesbian to everyone wondering if you are a lesbian." - Shadowman

Yesterday is yesterday. If we try to recapture it, we will only lose tomorrow.

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monserat
SILVER Member since Apr 2006

monserat

My flabber is gasted
Location: waaaay south of heaven, United...

Total posts: 737
Posted:More people in the world speak Klingon than the international language Esperanto

Chaos is the natural state of the universe

Some days I'm the pigeon, some days I'm the statue.

honourary militant margerine ninJAH

If it wasn't for displacement activity I wouldn't get half as much done

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Dragosani
GOLD Member since Jun 2005

Dragosani

sunset seadragon
Location: some little fluffy clouds, Bel...

Total posts: 679
Posted:I have an extra vertebra in my back and it is fully functional.

Freaky me biggrin


A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world. - Oscar Wilde
Jointly owned by FreyaJ, Birgit and Aurinko

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LilBBoy
SILVER Member since May 2006

LilBBoy

Discoverer of Rainbow Cheese
Location: Inverness, Scotland.

Total posts: 143
Posted:10% of the world's population is bi/homosexual!

I would say the pig's orgasm one, but its already taken! biggrin


Time does not exist. In theory, everything with a beginning has an end. Therefore, only things with an end can have a beginning. As time has no end, it has no beginning, therefore does not exist. GO PHILOSOPHY!!!
Brittle Week was the shizz!!!

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maus
BRONZE Member since Jul 2005

maus

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Sihanoukville, cambodia

Total posts: 4191
Posted:Redheads require more anesthesia to 'go under' than other hair colors do.

Babies start dreaming even before they're born.

A frog can't empty its stomach by vomitting. To empty its stomach contents, a frog throws up it's stomach first, so the stomach is dangling out of it's mouth. Then the frog uses its forearms to dig out all of the stomach's contents and then swallows the stomach back down again.

Pearls melt in vinegar.

Crayola is a French word that means 'Oily chalk.'

In Tibet it is considered good manners to stick out your tongue at someone. tongue

41% of the moon is not visible from earth at any time.

'Vodka' is Russian for 'little water'.

biggrin


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hamamelis
BRONZE Member since Jan 2006

hamamelis

nut.
Location: Bouncing off the walls., Engla...

Total posts: 756
Posted:I used to get hiccups before I was born.

The longest sperm in the world (around 12cm long!)
belongs to a species of drosophila. That is, a fruit fly.


THE MEEK WILL INHERIT THE EARTH!


If that's okay with you?

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Mr Majestik
SILVER Member since Mar 2004

Mr Majestik

coming to a country near you
Location: home of the tiney toothy bear,...

Total posts: 4693
Posted:i can breathe underwater.

"but have you considered there is more to life than your eyelids?"

jointly owned by Fire_Spinning_Angel and Blu_Valley

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Firetramp


Firetramp

old hand
Location: Binstead, Isle of Wight

Total posts: 896
Posted:Number one cause of death in Indonesia is coconuts falling on people's heads.

Number one cause of death in Japan is lung cancer.


Ask a question and be a fool for a minute...don't ask and be a fool your whole life.

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Mynci
BRONZE Member since Apr 2005

Mynci

Macaque of all trades
Location: wombling free..., United Kingd...

Total posts: 8737
Posted:banana's are "technically" a herb plant with an individual banana being a "berry"

Also banana plants WALK up to 40 cm's in a lifetime.

so in plantations they are planted on rows with a large gap to either side.

biggrin


A couple of balls short of a full cascade... or maybe a few cards short of a deck... we'll see how this all fans out.

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monserat
SILVER Member since Apr 2006

monserat

My flabber is gasted
Location: waaaay south of heaven, United...

Total posts: 737
Posted:Disneyworld is bigger than the world's five smallest countries

Chaos is the natural state of the universe

Some days I'm the pigeon, some days I'm the statue.

honourary militant margerine ninJAH

If it wasn't for displacement activity I wouldn't get half as much done

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GitasGuy


GitasGuy

Pooh-Bah
Location: Brisbane

Total posts: 2303
Posted:Your middle fingernail grows faster than the rest!!!!
biggrin shrug


:admires giant wooden aeroplane: Its about time trees were good for something, instead of just standing their like jerks!!! ubblol ubbtickled

Homer rocks!!!! ubblol ubbrollsmile

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Mr Majestik
SILVER Member since Mar 2004

Mr Majestik

coming to a country near you
Location: home of the tiney toothy bear,...

Total posts: 4693
Posted: Written by: monserat


Disneyworld is bigger than the world's five smallest countries



and also makes bigger profits than them. tongue


"but have you considered there is more to life than your eyelids?"

jointly owned by Fire_Spinning_Angel and Blu_Valley

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GitasGuy


GitasGuy

Pooh-Bah
Location: Brisbane

Total posts: 2303
Posted:Grasshoppers blood is white. shrug you did say random. biggrin

:admires giant wooden aeroplane: Its about time trees were good for something, instead of just standing their like jerks!!! ubblol ubbtickled

Homer rocks!!!! ubblol ubbrollsmile

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say_cheese
SILVER Member since Nov 2005

say_cheese

Brown
Location: Behind You!, United Kingdom

Total posts: 288
Posted:You weigh slightly less when the moon is directly overhead.
Gravity rocks!


Official Nutella Fan Club

Go Nutella!

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wonderloey


wonderloey

enthusiast
Location: Melbourne - home of pirates

Total posts: 255
Posted:Peeing on your feet is a cure for tinea/athlete's foot.

eww..


"You've gone from Loey the Wonder Lesbian to everyone wondering if you are a lesbian." - Shadowman

Yesterday is yesterday. If we try to recapture it, we will only lose tomorrow.

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GitasGuy


GitasGuy

Pooh-Bah
Location: Brisbane

Total posts: 2303
Posted:your foot is the same length as from the point inside your elbow to the base of your hand!!
Your arms outstretched to the sides is the length of you body!!
Resting your thumb upon your pointer finger, is the same length as your nose! (true)
your middle finger touching as far down your palm as possible also measures something. (boys only) ubblol redface
1 closed fist is roughly the size of your heart
2 fists together is the size of you brain!!! (haven't pulled mine out to measure but i'm sure it must be true)
bounce bounce2 bounce bounce2 bounce bounce2 beerchug


:admires giant wooden aeroplane: Its about time trees were good for something, instead of just standing their like jerks!!! ubblol ubbtickled

Homer rocks!!!! ubblol ubbrollsmile

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Mr Majestik
SILVER Member since Mar 2004

Mr Majestik

coming to a country near you
Location: home of the tiney toothy bear,...

Total posts: 4693
Posted:shoes that explode are bad for your health.

"but have you considered there is more to life than your eyelids?"

jointly owned by Fire_Spinning_Angel and Blu_Valley

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Flamez
BRONZE Member since Jun 2006

Flamez

member
Location: Cape Town The Mother City, Sou...

Total posts: 56
Posted: Written by: Mr Majestik


i can breathe underwater.



With aqua-lungs i suppose??


"My mind not only wanders, sometimes it leaves completely."

"Insanity is my only means of relaxation."

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