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Zenguru

Staff Writer

Postby Zenguru » Sat Aug 12, 2006 10:07 pm

One-fourth of people who lose their sense of smell also lose their desire for sexual relations.

During menstruation, the sensitivity of a woman's middle finger is reduced.

A fart is a combination of nitrogen, carbon dioxide, oxygen, methane, and hydrogen sulfide.
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L Independant

25 To Life

Postby L Independant » Sat Aug 12, 2006 10:13 pm

Brilliant! And with that, I'm going to go sniff sulfuric acid so I can quell my sex drive.
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trachman

Wishes he was as cool as Lord Simian

Postby trachman » Sun Aug 13, 2006 11:26 am

woznia17 wrote:Brilliant! And with that, I'm going to go sniff sulfuric acid so I can quell my sex drive.
Sounds like plan.
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RogueDeathangel

Whale Castrato

Postby RogueDeathangel » Sun Aug 13, 2006 4:35 pm

You americans ever get that Program "QI"?
It's full of stuff like this.
And it's damn hilarious.
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Lord Simian

The Lord of the Monkeys

Postby Lord Simian » Sun Aug 13, 2006 4:36 pm

RogueDeathangel wrote:You americans ever get that Program "QI"?
It's full of stuff like this.
And it's damn hilarious.


What do you mean?
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RogueDeathangel

Whale Castrato

Postby RogueDeathangel » Sun Aug 13, 2006 4:43 pm

Lord Simian wrote:
What do you mean?


Useless Facts that not very many people know.
There's this show called QI presented by Stephen Fry. It's a game show where they ask questions, and if you give the obvious answer then you LOSE points, but if you give an answer that is Quite Interesteing then you get awarded points by Stephen Fry.
It's great.


EDIT: In fact, here's a clip I found on youtube.com. There's loads more on there.
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Zenguru

Staff Writer

Postby Zenguru » Sun Aug 13, 2006 7:58 pm

The monkey wrench is named after its inventor, a London blacksmith named Charles Moncke.

The Chinese invented eyeglasses. Marco Polo reported seeing many pairs worn by the Chinese as early as 1275. 500 years before lens grinding became an art in the West.

Leonardo da Vinci invented scissors.

In 1840, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow became the first American to have plumbing installed in his house.

The average life expectancy of a toilet is 50 years.
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Lord Simian

The Lord of the Monkeys

Postby Lord Simian » Sun Aug 13, 2006 9:24 pm

Man, what a great idea for a thread...

Wish I thought of it....


:twisted:
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RogueDeathangel

Whale Castrato

Postby RogueDeathangel » Sun Aug 13, 2006 9:29 pm

Sheeeeeee-it.
I actually thought this WAS that thread and there were more pages....
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Lord Simian

The Lord of the Monkeys

Postby Lord Simian » Sun Aug 13, 2006 9:46 pm

Yeah.


Think about it.

;)
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Zenguru

Staff Writer

Postby Zenguru » Mon Aug 14, 2006 4:00 pm

Lord Simian wrote:Man, what a great idea for a thread...

Wish I thought of it....


:twisted:

Mine's more edumacational... :smt116
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Lord Simian

The Lord of the Monkeys

Postby Lord Simian » Mon Aug 14, 2006 4:01 pm

Zenguru wrote:Mine's more edumacational... :smt116



:smt098
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Zenguru

Staff Writer

Postby Zenguru » Mon Aug 14, 2006 4:04 pm

Lord Simian wrote:

:smt098

Glad you agree... :smt024
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Lord Simian

The Lord of the Monkeys

Postby Lord Simian » Mon Aug 14, 2006 4:07 pm

Zenguru wrote:Glad you agree... :smt024


Banned.
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john lewis hawk

Founder of The Outhouse

Postby john lewis hawk » Mon Aug 14, 2006 4:19 pm

Armadillos can be house-trained.

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