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Off Topic Thread!!!

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posted on May, 7 2006 @ 04:26 PM

posted on May, 7 2006 @ 05:39 PM
contributing a new article to tinwiki is now worth TEN THOUSAND points per article. I'd have to make four podcasts to match that.

something to think about.


posted on May, 7 2006 @ 07:53 PM
i posted one on there.
and im wondering where my ten thousand points are??

posted on May, 7 2006 @ 08:16 PM
Hey, get back off-topic, omega!

btw - maybe molly took 'em!

posted on May, 7 2006 @ 08:26 PM


(or 50 Completely Useless Facts!)

The word "queue" is the only word in the English language that is still pronounced the same way when the last four letters are removed.

Beetles taste like apples, wasps like pine nuts, and worms like fried bacon.

Of all the words in the English language, the word 'set' has the most definitions!

What is called a "French kiss" in the English speaking world is known as an "English kiss" in France.

"Almost" is the longest word in the English language with all the letters in alphabetical order.

"Rhythm" is the longest English word without a vowel.

In 1386, a pig in France was executed by public hanging for the murder of a child

A cockroach can live several weeks with its head cut off!

Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete.

You can't kill yourself by holding your breath

There is a city called Rome on every continent.

It's against the law to have a pet dog in Iceland!

Your heart beats over 100,000 times a day!

Horatio Nelson, one of England's most illustrious admirals was throughout his life, never able to find a cure for his sea-sickness.

The skeleton of Jeremy Bentham is present at all important meetings of the University of London

Right handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people

Your ribs move about 5 million times a year, everytime you breathe!

The elephant is the only mammal that can't jump!

One quarter of the bones in your body, are in your feet!

Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different!

The first known transfusion of blood was performed as early as 1667, when Jean-Baptiste, transfused two pints of blood from a sheep to a young man

Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails!

Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin!

The present population of 5 billion plus people of the world is predicted to become 15 billion by 2080.
Women blink nearly twice as much as men.

Adolf Hitler was a vegetarian, and had only ONE testicle.
Honey is the only food that does not spoil. Honey found in the tombs of Egyptian pharaohs has been tasted by archaeologists and found edible.

Months that begin on a Sunday will always have a "Friday the 13th."

Coca-Cola would be green if colouring weren’t added to it.

On average a hedgehog's heart beats 300 times a minute.

More people are killed each year from bees than from snakes.

The average lead pencil will draw a line 35 miles long or write approximately 50,000 English words.

More people are allergic to cow's milk than any other food.

Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves from blowing sand.

The placement of a donkey's eyes in its' heads enables it to see all four feet at all times!

The six official languages of the United Nations are: English, French, Arabic, Chinese, Russian and Spanish.

Earth is the only planet not named after a god.

It's against the law to burp, or sneeze in a church in Nebraska, USA.

You're born with 300 bones, but by the time you become an adult, you only have 206.

Some worms will eat themselves if they can't find any food!

Dolphins sleep with one eye open!

It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open

The worlds oldest piece of chewing gum is 9000 years old!

The longest recorded flight of a chicken is 13 seconds

Queen Elizabeth I regarded herself as a paragon of cleanliness. She declared that she bathed once every three months, whether she needed it or not

Slugs have 4 noses.

Owls are the only birds who can see the colour blue.

A man named Charles Osborne had the hiccups for 69 years!

A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21-inch tongue!

The average person laughs 10 times a day!

An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain

One of these amazing, but useless facts is false. Do you know which one?

posted on May, 7 2006 @ 08:39 PM
Well, that's certainly going to make it difficult to stay off topic. My next post topic here was going to be about giraffes and their ability to clean their own ears. Thanks....ruined that I have to think of something else.

posted on May, 7 2006 @ 09:30 PM
why do birds suddenly appear everytime , you wash your car???

posted on May, 7 2006 @ 10:00 PM

This is completely off topic.

posted on May, 7 2006 @ 10:26 PM
[size=36]My Font Is Bigger Than Yours!

posted on May, 7 2006 @ 10:28 PM
The speakers located around my laptop indicate I must enjoy music... STRANGE.... indeed...

posted on May, 8 2006 @ 05:45 AM
It is 05:44 CDT. Do you know where your car keys are?

posted on May, 8 2006 @ 07:44 AM
Had a nice essay on the oldest piece of gum, only to discover it's already been mentioned. Aw, nuts.

Back to the drawing board.

posted on May, 8 2006 @ 08:05 AM
Onions rhymes with bunions.

posted on May, 8 2006 @ 08:19 AM
tubes ryme with goobs and other things.
[size=-4]if u can read this you lookin to hard

posted on May, 8 2006 @ 08:45 AM
No matter how much time there is, you never seem to have enough.

Would be nice if you could buy some in the ATS store... roflmao

posted on May, 8 2006 @ 09:52 AM

posted on May, 8 2006 @ 09:56 AM
Jesus don't want me for a sunbeam

Floyd the Barber

On a Plane




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posted on May, 8 2006 @ 10:01 AM
Boiled Eggs: Always soft, never hard. Soldiers: Always white bread.

Beer: Yes.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Ain't what they used to be.

Getting Paul McCartney to do a dance, naked, in front of the Queen, while singing 18th century folk songs, while the ghost of Napoleon throws basketballs at a slightly bemused Prince Phillip: Priceless.

posted on May, 8 2006 @ 10:19 AM
Well, well, well.......

Our topic today is apple pie. I had hot apple pie and ice cream for supper yesterday. So sue me. It was good. Washed it down with a couple glasses of ice cold milk. Yum yum.

posted on May, 8 2006 @ 10:28 AM
Full Bodied Brew

Hungarian Builders, after drinking most of the rum they found in a barrel at a work site, were disgusted to learn that it was preserving a dead body.

How was your day at work?

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