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  • spindle9988 14 Nov 2012 09:20:46 3,389 posts
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    Did you know for example that walkers crisps best before date is always a Saturday
  • neilka 14 Nov 2012 09:22:12 14,978 posts
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    Suprisingly, Eamonn Holmes is technically classified as a gas
  • boo 14 Nov 2012 09:23:30 11,604 posts
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    "Gullible" doesn't actually appear in the Oxford English Dictionary.

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  • Toonster 14 Nov 2012 10:14:09 6,821 posts
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    If you spell palindrome backwards, it spells palindrome.

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  • Whizzo 14 Nov 2012 10:15:08 42,772 posts
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    Dogs can't look up.

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  • spindle9988 14 Nov 2012 10:16:06 3,389 posts
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    @whizzo

    Is that really true? I just remember it from shaun of the dead
  • Stickman 14 Nov 2012 10:19:36 29,425 posts
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    Pot pourri was invented by Pol Pot to hide the stench of death.

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  • mad_caddy 14 Nov 2012 10:22:26 3,306 posts
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    There is enough static electricity in 30 cats to start a car.

    so next time your car wont start, get 30 cats together, give them a good rub and try and jump start your car.

    ...good luck.
  • sport 14 Nov 2012 10:23:16 12,064 posts
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    Magnets don't work underwater.
  • RyanDS 14 Nov 2012 10:23:24 8,713 posts
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    spindle9988 wrote:
    @whizzo

    Is that really true? I just remember it from shaun of the dead
    No.
  • RyanDS 14 Nov 2012 10:25:07 8,713 posts
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    sport wrote:
    Magnets don't work underwater.
    They do, half my fish tank is held together by underwater magnets.
  • MrTomFTW Moderator 14 Nov 2012 10:27:48 36,334 posts
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    If you were to lay the population of the Earth head-to-toe around the equator, two thirds of them would drown.

    I totally called it.
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  • MrTomFTW Moderator 14 Nov 2012 10:28:47 36,334 posts
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    RyanDS wrote:
    sport wrote:
    Magnets don't work underwater.
    They do, half my fish tank is held together by underwater magnets.
    Fuckin' magnets, how do they work underwatwr?

    I totally called it.
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  • Whizzo 14 Nov 2012 10:30:02 42,772 posts
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    @spindle9988 See boo's earlier post.

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  • midnight_walker 14 Nov 2012 10:33:25 1,640 posts
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    @MrTomFTW MAGNETS, YO.
  • sport 14 Nov 2012 10:36:11 12,064 posts
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    RyanDS wrote:
    sport wrote:
    Magnets don't work underwater.
    They do, half my fish tank is held together by underwater magnets.
    That's only because you have to many electrolytes in your water. They're using the magnets to channel the physics.
  • Whizzo 14 Nov 2012 10:39:42 42,772 posts
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    sport wrote:That's only because you have to many electrolytes in your water.
    It's what plants crave.

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  • spindle9988 14 Nov 2012 10:48:48 3,389 posts
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    @Whizzo

    GLOl, I scrolled up and looked like an twat, thinking it would give me some some insight. In a way it has
  • neilka 14 Nov 2012 10:52:32 14,978 posts
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    Justin Beiber was an unexpected byproduct of a project to create a new kind of doorstop.
  • Load_2.0 14 Nov 2012 11:02:20 18,237 posts
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    During the World War II navy socks outsold black dress socks. This is the only time in history that has occurred.

    Salmon are well known for swimming upstream during mating season, they can also adapt to sea water if they follow rivers to the ocean.

    Colour blind people are more likely to be left handed.

    Where does most of the worlds salt come from? Argentina.

    Which famous Dutch pirate was known as know as blackhearted Pierre? Pierre Groot.

    Almost all road fatalities from 1982 onwards are the result of accidents.

    Astronauts will never eat red meat 3 days prior to shuttle mission.

    While most cheese contains rennet blue cheese does not.
  • sport 14 Nov 2012 11:06:53 12,064 posts
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    Lightning has never struck the sea.
  • Load_2.0 14 Nov 2012 11:38:53 18,237 posts
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    A person born in South Africa cannot pronounce the word Erinaceous.

    (Unless they have studied either French or German.)
  • Load_2.0 14 Nov 2012 11:39:11 18,237 posts
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  • sport 14 Nov 2012 11:40:22 12,064 posts
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    Kiwis can't do handstands.
  • spindle9988 21 Jan 2013 11:24:18 3,389 posts
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    Never eat the peanuts on a pub bar. I think you all know why
  • Tonka 21 Jan 2013 11:30:27 19,840 posts
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    Hot water freezes faster than cold

    If you can read this you really need to fiddle with your forum settings.

  • spindle9988 21 Jan 2013 11:32:12 3,389 posts
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    Coffee cools down faster than tea
  • kickerconspiracy 21 Jan 2013 11:32:32 495 posts
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    My beard is the former president of Biafra.
  • roz123 21 Jan 2013 11:34:16 7,107 posts
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    There was a good QI book of 1227 different facts out this christmas

    Here is a sample:
    http://www.qi.com/media/1227-QiFactsSampler.pdf

    One that stood out for me was

    "There are a higher number of atoms in a teaspoon of water then there are teaspoons of water in the Atlantic Ocean"
  • DaM 21 Jan 2013 11:35:10 12,634 posts
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    Raindrops come in 5 sizes.
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