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Re: Fun Facts

Posted: Tue Nov 29, 2016 6:24 pm
by Friday
Have you ever seen anything that makes you go "Man, fuckin' white people" even though you are a white people


The 2016 presidential election results

Re: Fun Facts

Posted: Tue Nov 29, 2016 6:26 pm
by Friday
Any historical period beyond BC, really

Re: Fun Facts

Posted: Sat Dec 03, 2016 4:15 pm
by Mongrel

Re: Fun Facts

Posted: Thu Dec 22, 2016 11:34 pm
by Mongrel
Do any of you guys work on the "Guild Ball" miniatures game in some capacity? (it's a Blood Bowl analogue)

Because I was looking though their minis catalogue, and I saw that the third figure on the Brewer's team is a blonde named Friday.

Apparently she also has a cat named "Scum".

Re: Fun Facts

Posted: Fri Dec 23, 2016 1:23 am
by Defenestration
Friday
Inventively spiteful, sharp tongued and mean spirited

Hmmm...

Re: Fun Facts

Posted: Tue Dec 27, 2016 1:52 pm
by Mongrel
The stereotypical orange that buddhist monks that wear is only for 'city monks'.

There are also forest monks who wear brown and lady monks who wear white.

I've seen the brown before and just assumed it was more "casual". I didn't realize they were actually subdivided like mobs for different zones in a video game.

Re: Fun Facts

Posted: Tue Dec 27, 2016 2:43 pm
by Büge
There is a Buddhist temple near where I used to work. It's right across the street from a strip club and Value Village.

Re: Fun Facts

Posted: Tue Dec 27, 2016 3:25 pm
by Mongrel

Re: Fun Facts

Posted: Tue Dec 27, 2016 10:58 pm
by Lyrai
If memory serves, didn't he have a massive heart attack or stroke on the day Obama got elected the first time?

Re: Fun Facts

Posted: Wed Dec 28, 2016 12:57 am
by Hardly Ideal

Had no pulse; Wikipedia notes he got a transplant from an anonymous donor over a year after that article. But as we're living in a post-fact world, I'll happily maintain that his heart remains motionless, save for the moments when he sucks the vital organs from a Syrian orphan every three days.
Lyrai wrote:If memory serves, didn't he have a massive heart attack or stroke on the day Obama got elected the first time?

Considering that Obama was compared to Hitler less than a week after the election, I wouldn't be surprised in the least.

Re: Fun Facts

Posted: Fri Jan 27, 2017 7:42 pm
by Mongrel

Re: Fun Facts

Posted: Wed Mar 08, 2017 3:12 pm
by Mongrel

Re: Fun Facts

Posted: Fri Mar 24, 2017 11:19 am
by Mongrel
You can type many legitimate job titles into the Canadian National Occupation Code database without finding them.

But you can enter "Cult Leader" and get a search hit (5254 - Program Administrators and Directors)

Re: Fun Facts

Posted: Fri Mar 24, 2017 4:11 pm
by Grath
Mongrel wrote:You can type many legitimate job titles into the Canadian National Occupation Code database without finding them.

But you can enter "Cult Leader" and get a search hit (5254 - Program Administrators and Directors)

Huh, Scientology must have a lot of influence in Canada then.

Re: Fun Facts

Posted: Fri Mar 24, 2017 4:41 pm
by Mongrel
Oh man, for years they used to have a huge office right in downtown Toronto and about a year ago I saw it was shuttered and boarded up and I was so gleeful, you have no idea.

Re: Fun Facts

Posted: Sat Mar 25, 2017 1:23 pm
by Mongrel
Carl Sagan never said "billions and billions", and this actually came from Johnny Carson.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billions_and_Billions

Wikipedia wrote:To help viewers of Cosmos distinguish between "millions" and "billions", Sagan stressed the "b". Sagan never did, however, say "billions and billions". The public's association of the phrase and Sagan came from a Tonight Show skit. Parodying Sagan's affect, Johnny Carson quipped "billions and billions".[2] The phrase has however, now become a humorous fictitious number—the Sagan.


The skit ain't bad!


Re: Fun Facts

Posted: Sun Mar 26, 2017 2:32 pm
by Mongrel
Last November, Spain's government briefly floated the idea of banning memes.

That was received about as well as might be imagined.

Re: Fun Facts

Posted: Thu Apr 13, 2017 4:31 pm
by Mongrel
There was a line of Micro Machines in 1989 that were trucks with REAL TRUCK SMELLS.

Re: Fun Facts

Posted: Thu Apr 13, 2017 5:52 pm
by Caithness
They all smelled like diesel?

Re: Fun Facts

Posted: Thu Apr 13, 2017 6:30 pm
by Mongrel
I have no idea, but now I'm morbidly curious!