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  1. jeffie7

    jeffie7 Wrong Whole! VIP

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    >>Weird Facts.....
    >>Mosquito repellents don't repel. They hide you. The spray blocks
    >>the
    >>mosquito's sensors so they don't know you're there.
    >>Dentists have recommended that a toothbrush be kept at least 6 feet
    >>away
    >>from a toilet to avoid airborne particles resulting from the flush.
    >>The liquid inside young coconuts can be used as substitute for
    >>blood
    >>plasma.
    >>No piece of paper can be folded in half more than 7 times.
    >>Donkeys kill more people annually than plane crashes.
    >>You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching television.
    >>Oak trees do not produce acorns until they are fifty years of age
    >>or older.
    >>
    >>The first product to have a bar code was Wrigley's gum.
    >>The king of hearts is the only king without a mustache.
    >>A Boeing 747s wingspan is longer than the Wright brother's first
    >>flight.
    >>American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating 1 olive from
    >>each
    >>salad served in first-class.
    >>Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.
    >>Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the
    >>morning.
    >>The plastic things on the end of shoelaces are called aglets.
    >>Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin.
    >>The first owner of the Marlboro Company died of lung cancer.
    >>Michael Jordan makes more money from Nike annually than all of the
    >>Nike
    >>factory workers in Malaysia combined.
    >>Marilyn Monroe had six toes.
    >>All US Presidents have worn glasses. Some just didn't like being
    >>seen
    >>wearing them in public.
    >>Walt Disney was afraid of mice.
    >>Pearls melt in vinegar.
    >>Thirty-five percent of the people who use personal ads for dating
    >>are
    >>already married.
    >>The three most valuable brand names on earth: Marlboro, Coca-Cola,
    >>and
    >>Budweiser, in that order.
    >>It is possible to lead a cow upstairs...but not downstairs.
    >>A duck's quack doesn't echo, and no one knows why.
    >>The reason firehouses have circular stairways is from the days when
    >>the
    >>engines were pulled by horses. The horses were stabled on the
    >>ground floor
    >>and figured out how to walk up straight staircases.
    >>Richard Millhouse Nixon was the first US president whose name
    >>contains all
    >>the letters from the word "criminal." The second was William
    >>Jefferson
    >>Clinton.
    >>Turtles can breathe through their butts.
    >>Butterflies taste with their feet.
    >>In 10 minutes, a hurricane releases more energy than all of the
    >>world's
    >>nuclear weapons combined.
    >>On average, 100 people choke to death on ball-point pens every
    >>year.
    >>On average people fear spiders more than death.
    >>Ninety percent of New York City cabbies are recently arrived
    >>immigrants.
    >>Elephants are the only animals that can't jump.
    >>Only one person in two billion will live to be 116 or older.
    >>Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
    >>A snail can sleep for three years.
    >>No word in the English language rhymes with "MONTH."
    >>Average life span of a major league baseball: 7 pitches.
    >>Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears
    >>never
    >>stop growing. SCARY!!!
    >>The electric chair was invented by a dentist.
    >>All polar bears are left handed.
    >>In ancient Egypt, priests plucked EVERY hair from their bodies,
    >>including
    >>their eyebrows and eyelashes.
    >>An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
    >>TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters
    >>only on
    >>one row of the keyboard.
    >>"Go," is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.
    >>If Barbie were life-size, her measurements would be 39-23-33. She
    >>would
    >>stand seven feet, two inches tall. Barbie's full name is Barbara
    >>Millicent
    >>Roberts.
    >>A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out..
    >>The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.
    >>Americans on average eat 18 acres of pizza every day.
    >>Almost everyone who reads this email will try to lick their elbow.
     
  2. civicious

    civicious FüK-VTEC VIP

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    psh...i aint gonna try to lick my elbow...

    i've got a really fuckin' strong urge to thogh....


    edit: GODDAMMIT i tried it!
     
  3. BodyDroppedNikes

    BodyDroppedNikes ...PENDEJO.... VIP

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    LOL at turtles can breathe through their butt!!
     
  4. jamesA

    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    I thought that typewriter thing was interesting...


    *checks the mirror*

    aww fuck i'm a fucking nerd. :(
     
  5. jiahanhao

    jiahanhao Senior Member

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    Those bastards in first class used to get two olives?!?!?!
     
  6. civicious

    civicious FüK-VTEC VIP

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    "stewardesses" is the longest word that can be typed with only one hand...

    don't know if that one was up there or not....
     
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    khrisb ******

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    I swear I've licked my elbow before. I can't seem to do it at the moment.
    :ph34r:


    EDIT:
    Did it!
     
  8. Def_Jam

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    just think what it would smell like if you could breath though your ass.

    nasty. :moon:
     
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    Def_Jam Senior Member

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    ohh yeah

    <---- that is me and Khris
     
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    khrisb ******

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    He he!
    I'm taller!!!
    :fuckyou:
     
  11. NoJokE

    NoJokE Senior Member

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    You can only fold a piece of paper 6 times, i've tried many a time.
     
  12. jamesA

    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    You can fold it as many times as you want, but you can only fold it IN HALF 6 or 7 times. :p
     
  13. Bob Vila

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    Its actually no more than 8 times...
     
  14. NoJokE

    NoJokE Senior Member

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    yea thats what i meant

    sisteve- i have tried on like huge pieces of paper(newspaper) and smaller shit, 6 times is the most i've done. :shrug2:
     
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    Did you stay back in kindergarten?

    :p
     
  16. jamesA

    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    :eek: You're being mean today.

    Yesterday you were being serious.

    What will you be tomorrow?
     
  17. BodyDroppedNikes

    BodyDroppedNikes ...PENDEJO.... VIP

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    he will be what he is everyday....Steve :p
     
  18. Bob Vila

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    I was serious? yesterday? was I here?

    Hrmph, interesting :)
     
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    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    well for the post about your job hunting or whatever you were...and then when that guy made that comment you disliked... :p

    the rest of the time i don't remember :lol:
     
  20. Bob Vila

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    Eh, I get serious when it comes to my well being, or the well being of one of my friends, but otherwise I'm just an ass.

    :)
     
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