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Useless facts

#1 Post by Matticus13 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:24 am

My mind was blown last week. While training for a new job, I learned a ton of stuff I never had the privilege of knowing, including:

"The simple act of walking is really just the repetitive act of controlling falling."

Boom. What else do I need to incorporate into my new foundation for living life. Help me...
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Re: Useless facts

#2 Post by dargorygel » Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:28 am

That's actually a Larry Niven quote... although he mighta stolen it...

How about, "He who laughs last......... didn't get the joke!"
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Re: Useless facts

#3 Post by Percy Williams » Wed Jun 12, 2019 4:07 am

How about these gems:
A high five is a cooperative clap.

Dreams are something we shouldn't let just be dreams.

Every word is made up. It becomes "real" when enough people agree on it to make its use practical.
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#4 Post by jmo1121109 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 5:14 am

The third line of the missing.html file for this website displays 1 tab indention too short on the online github viewer which has 0 impact on anything.
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Re: Useless facts

#5 Post by Carl Tuckerson » Wed Jun 12, 2019 7:39 am

You can never be sure that at any moment, the universe wasn't created five minutes ago in such a way as to "confirm" every memory you believe you have and every fact, useless or otherwise, you believe to be true
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Re: Useless facts

#6 Post by tobieee911 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 7:56 am

It is illegal to hunt camels in the state of Arizona.
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Re: Useless facts

#7 Post by ubercacher16 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:26 am

Carl Tuckerson wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 7:39 am
You can never be sure that at any moment, the universe wasn't created five minutes ago in such a way as to "confirm" every memory you believe you have and every fact, useless or otherwise, you believe to be true
On that basis we can never be sure of anything at all! Which is fine of course, just pointing it out.
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Re: Useless facts

#8 Post by Vaporwave » Wed Jun 12, 2019 10:18 am

you can't make people love you &

people rarely change their personality
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Re: Useless facts

#9 Post by SpaceDip » Wed Jun 12, 2019 11:25 am

The longest recorded flight of a chicken is 13 seconds.
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Re: Useless facts

#10 Post by SpaceDip » Wed Jun 12, 2019 11:26 am

Every useless fact can be found at www.uselessfacts.net
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Re: Useless facts

#11 Post by Octavious » Wed Jun 12, 2019 11:41 am

If you melt down all of your hollow chocolate Easter eggs to form one single solid chocolate egg, it's bloody hard to eat.
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Re: Useless facts

#12 Post by Percy Williams » Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:57 pm

Octavious wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 11:41 am
If you melt down all of your hollow chocolate Easter eggs to form one single solid chocolate egg, it's bloody hard to eat.
Is this from experience? Because if it is, I'm mildly concerned.
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Re: Useless facts

#13 Post by marperra » Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:14 pm

SpaceDip wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 11:26 am
Every useless fact can be found at www.uselessfacts.net
From it: "Switzerland is the only country with a square flag" is not true. Vatican City has a square flag, too.
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Re: Useless facts

#14 Post by dargorygel » Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:15 pm

tobieee911 wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 7:56 am
It is illegal to hunt camels in the state of Arizona.
True dat... although you can't prove it was ME.
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Re: Useless facts

#15 Post by dargorygel » Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:16 pm

Octavious wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 11:41 am
If you melt down all of your hollow chocolate Easter eggs to form one single solid chocolate egg, it's bloody hard to eat.
So when I first glanced at this... I thought Octavious was making a joke about eathing the EMPTY HOLLOW part...

On second read... I became worried.
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Re: Useless facts

#16 Post by marperra » Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:19 pm

Shakespeare and Cervantes died in the same date (April 23rd, 1616), but not in the same day.
In 1616 Spain had already adopted the Gregorian calendar, but England not yet, so in Spain April 23rd, 1616 was ten days before than in England.
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Re: Useless facts

#17 Post by tobieee911 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:20 pm

dargorygel wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:15 pm
tobieee911 wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 7:56 am
It is illegal to hunt camels in the state of Arizona.
True dat... although you can't prove it was ME.
i am sure you was the one huning camels
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#18 Post by dargorygel » Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:27 pm

tobieee911 wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:20 pm
dargorygel wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:15 pm
tobieee911 wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 7:56 am
It is illegal to hunt camels in the state of Arizona.
True dat... although you can't prove it was ME.
i am sure you was the one huning camels
Well, I was the one EATING a camel... and I had a camel-gun with my prints all over it... and the tracks led from my caravan to the camel to the firepit... but that is ALL circumstantial.
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Re: Useless facts

#19 Post by Octavious » Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:44 pm

Oh, come on.

Did no one else dream of having a solid chocolate Easter egg as a kid???
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Re: Useless facts

#20 Post by Matticus13 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 5:36 pm

Some good ones. How about:

"People who live in glass houses sink ships."

"Don't cross the road if you can't get out of the kitchen."

(Great movie)
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