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Just When You Thought You Knew It All

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by bobobi11, Nov 26, 2001.

  1. bobobi11

    bobobi11 Elite Member

    Joined: Dec 15, 2000 Messages: 2,807 Likes Received: 1
    Just when you...

    1. Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.

    2. Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.

    3. There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.

    4. The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing.

    5. A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.

    6. There are more chickens than people in the world.

    7. Two-thirds of the world's eggplant is grown in New Jersey.

    8. The longest one-syllable word in the English language is "screeched."

    9. On a Canadian two dollar bill, the flag flying over the Parliament
    building is an American flag.

    10. All of the clocks in the movie "Pulp Fiction" are stuck on 4:20.

    11. No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange,silver,or

    12. "Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the letters "mt."

    13. All 50 states are listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial, on the
    back of the $5 bill.

    14. Almonds are a member of the peach family.

    15. Winston Churchill was born in a ladies' room during a dance.

    16. Maine is the only state whose name is just one syllable.

    17. There are only four words in the English language which end in "dous":
    tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.

    18. Los Angeles' full name is "El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de Los
    Angeles de Porciuncula."

    19. A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.

    20. An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.

    21. Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.

    22. In most advertisements, the time displayed on a watch is 10:10.

    23. Al Capone's business card said he was a used furniture dealer.

    24. The characters Bert and Ernie on Sesame Street, were named after Bert
    the cop and Ernie the taxi driver in Frank Capra's "It's a Wonderful Life."

    25. A dragonfly has a life span of 24 hours.

    26. A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.

    27. A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.

    28. It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.

    29. The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world.

    30. In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak.

    31. The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube,
    and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.

    32. Mr. Rogers is an ordained minister.

    33. The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.

    34. There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball.

    35. "Stewardesses" is the longest word that is typed with only the left

    Now you know...everything...
  2. shameless self promotion

    shameless self promotion 12oz Legend

    Joined: Mar 7, 2001 Messages: 16,307 Likes Received: 114
    well al capone killed wesley willis's father...so take that...and i just beat off to women with red hair...now you really know it all..

    ZENYTH.ASP Senior Member

    Joined: Jun 20, 2000 Messages: 1,564 Likes Received: 1
    Now its time for everyone to put in there little tidbit...
  4. just~someone~else~

    just~someone~else~ Senior Member

    Joined: May 5, 2001 Messages: 1,368 Likes Received: 0
    . On a Canadian two dollar bill, the flag flying over the Parliament
    building is an American flag.

    too bad that is wrong...
  5. bobobi11

    bobobi11 Elite Member

    Joined: Dec 15, 2000 Messages: 2,807 Likes Received: 1
    just~someone~else - I believe you, I didn't make up this list, just stole it from an email. In the picture I have it is too hard to make out, is it clearer on the actual bill?
  6. Fox Mulder

    Fox Mulder 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Nov 23, 2000 Messages: 12,434 Likes Received: 86
    i hate lists like this half the things are just urban legend type shits. it takes me about an hour to fall asleep. i'm not saying that one is wrong, just that i wish i could fall asleep in 7 minutes.
  7. T.T Boy

    T.T Boy Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: May 18, 2001 Messages: 21,803 Likes Received: 41
    its actually the old flag of canada, the flag that we used pre confederation or whatever, we used to/still kind are a commonwealth state, which means under the rule of great britan, its actuallysome sortof flag the relates to england not the united states, and we dont use 2 dollar bills anymore. big poppa k should know more about this.
  8. Dr. Dazzle

    Dr. Dazzle Veteran Member

    Joined: Nov 19, 2001 Messages: 8,147 Likes Received: 3
    God bless the toonie......
  9. bobobi11

    bobobi11 Elite Member

    Joined: Dec 15, 2000 Messages: 2,807 Likes Received: 1
    10. All of the clocks in the movie "Pulp Fiction" are stuck on 4:20.

    I am actually going to verify this one when I get home. Can't say I ever noticed it.
  10. Smart

    Smart Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Apr 14, 2000 Messages: 17,017 Likes Received: 178
    or 10 'til 2
  11. boogie hands

    boogie hands 12oz Legend

    Joined: Feb 15, 2001 Messages: 16,059 Likes Received: 13
    "ill take usless information for 500 alex"

    10 till 2....that is true....it used to be 20 till 4 but apparently it resembled a frown so it was decided to start setting them at 10 till 2 so the watch can have a big happy face....i wonder if it actually made that much of a difference...."hey, that watch sure does look happy...i think ill take it home"...yeah, i doubt it but fuck it...someone make a living comming up with shit like that....
  12. Something i've noticed,
    On 'eyes wide shut' Tom Cruise's range rover plates are "87 99"
    which are the dates of his previous movie (Full metal Jacket, 1987)
    and his last (Eyes wide shut, 1999).
    I love it when i discover that kind of shit.;)
  13. tue skinny

    tue skinny Elite Member

    Joined: Jul 3, 2001 Messages: 4,781 Likes Received: 0
    did you know that when your skinny like me you eat alot and dont gain an once. maybe its because its hockey time and i burn it all off
  14. Pistol

    Pistol Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Jul 12, 2001 Messages: 19,364 Likes Received: 299
    That was the original name of Los Angeles. But of course they shortened it to Los Angeles a long time ago. So Los Angeles is the correct name.

    About that "nothing rhymes wuth purple" thing...
    you mean when I twist my little nephews nipple and yell "purple nurple" I am in fact not rhyming at all since "nurple" is not a word. Damn. I guess I'll just use the phrase "titty twister" from now on...


    Did you know that Mr.T wanted to be a broadway dancer