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Old 13-07-2005, 18:24   #1
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12 Things I Didn't Know I Didn't Know ~ from ‘Netscape’

Did you know...

1. It is impossible to lick your elbow.
2. A crocodile can't stick its tongue out.
3. A shrimp's heart is in its head.
4. In a study of 200,000 ostriches, over a period of 80 years, no one reported a single case where an ostrich buried its head in the sand.
5. It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky.
6. A pregnant goldfish is called a twit.
7. More than 50% of the people in the world have never made or received a telephone call.
8. Horses can't vomit.
9. The "sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's sick" is said to be the toughest tongue twister in the English language.
10. If you sneeze too hard, you can fracture a rib. If you try to suppress a sneeze, you can rupture a blood vessel in your head or neck and die. And, if you keep your eyes open by force, they can pop out.
11. Rats multiply so quickly that in 18 months, two rats could have over a million descendants.
12. Wearing headphones for just an hour will increase the bacteria in your ear by 700 times.
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10. If you sneeze too hard, you can fracture a rib. If you try to suppress a sneeze, you can rupture a blood vessel in your head or neck and die. And, if you keep your eyes open by force, they can pop out.

This one had been proven wrong by mythbusters.
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Old 31-10-2007, 15:36   #4
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And how is this boating related? Ohhhhhhhhhhh I get it, it's the rat connection! Gotcha! I think I told ya the story about the "rat cannon" once before!
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5. It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky.

That's why pigs don't fly...they never looked up to contemplate the idea.
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5. It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky.

That's why pigs don't fly...they never looked up to contemplate the idea.
That's why nature compensated pigs by giving them 30 minutes orgasms
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1. It is impossible to lick your elbow.
That's not the part I usually want licked

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7. More than 50% of the people in the world have never made or received a telephone call.
That's OK - My wife is picking up the slack...

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8. Horses can't vomit.
Probably because as a rule they don't drink Tequila.
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This one had been proven wrong by mythbusters.
See, I didn't know that...

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That's why pigs don't fly...they never looked up to contemplate the idea.
Next you will tell me there is no Santa Claus...
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I learn new stuff everytime I read this forum. Who says pigs can't fly? There goes my aviation ham theory. I suppose that when you turn a switch on to lessen the darkness in the cabin you are not really activating a dark sucker? LOL
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... I suppose that when you turn a switch on to lessen the darkness in the cabin you are not really activating a dark sucker? LOL

Light is nothing more than the absence of darkness, and that it is darkness, not light, which is the fundamental radiative transport mechanism of the universe. Light sources are really dark suckers.

The Dark Sucker Theory:

For years, it has been believed that electric bulbs emit light,
but recent information has proved otherwise. Electric bulbs don't
emit light; they suck dark. Thus, we call these bulbs Dark Suckers.
The Dark Sucker Theory and the existence of dark suckers prove
that dark has mass and is heavier than light.
First, the basis of the Dark Sucker Theory is that electric bulbs
suck dark. For example, take the Dark Sucker in the room you are in.
There is much less dark right next to it than there is elsewhere. The
larger the Dark Sucker, the greater its capacity to suck dark.
Dark Suckers in the parking lot have a much greater capacity to suck
dark than the ones in this room.
So with all things, Dark Suckers don't last forever. Once they are
full of dark, they can no longer suck. This is proven by the dark spot
on a full Dark Sucker.
A candle is a primitive Dark Sucker. A new candle has a white wick.
You can see that after the first use, the wick turns black, representing
all the dark that has been sucked into it. If you put a pencil next to
the wick of an operating candle, it will turn black. This is because
it got in the way of the dark flowing into the candle. One of the
disadvantages of these primitive Dark Suckers is their limited range.
There are also portable Dark Suckers. In these, the bulbs can't
handle all the dark by themselves and must be aided by a Dark Storage
Unit. When the Dark Storage Unit is full, it must be either emptied
or replaced before the portable Dark Sucker can operate again.
Dark has mass. When dark goes into a Dark Sucker, friction from
the mass generates heat. Thus, it is not wise to touch an operating
Dark Sucker. Candles present a special problem as the mass must travel
into a solid wick instead of through clear glass. This generates a
great amount of heat and therefore it's not wise to touch an operating
candle.
Also, dark is heavier than light. If you were to swim just below
the surface of the lake, you would see a lot of light. If you were to
slowly swim deeper and deeper, you would notice it getting darker and
darker. When you get really deep, you would be in total darkness. This
is because the heavier dark sinks to the bottom of the lake and the
lighter light floats at the top. The is why it is called light.
Finally, we must prove that dark is faster than light. If you were
to stand in a lit room in front of a closed, dark closet, and slowly
opened the closet door, you would see the light slowly enter the closet.
But since dark is so fast, you would not be able to see the dark leave
the closet.
Next time you see an electric bulb, remember that it is a Dark Sucker.
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Hey Gord
Did we go to the same schools?
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Gord...what the heck..why not? We have dark matter now sucking the light from the stars.
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Now I get it! It is like boats... you do not spend money on them they suck it out.
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....black holes in the water that suck in everything but seawater. Leave the wallet in the car where its gravitational effects are minimal.

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One Boat Buck = $1000. Usage: It now costs one boat buck to fill up my diesel tanks. Crude oil is almost at 0.1 boat bucks per barrel.
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Now I get it! It is like boats... you do not spend money on them they suck it out.
Sounds just like my ex wife! *lol*
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