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Little Known Facts

Postby Box Burner » Wed Jun 12, 2013 12:02 pm

I didn't know this before...

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Re: Little Known Facts

Postby Dr. Pyro » Wed Jun 12, 2013 12:19 pm

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Re: Little Known Facts

Postby Gonzo Frothwood » Wed Jun 12, 2013 12:26 pm

you can tell a conservative or a Republican by the fact they don't think about the question but have an answer already memorized. Sorry, sounds harsh and not totally true of all but good rule of thumb. There is a reason for stereotypes.
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Re: Little Known Facts

Postby BeeWeeDee » Wed Jun 12, 2013 12:42 pm

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Re: Little Known Facts

Postby Dr. Pyro » Wed Jun 12, 2013 12:55 pm

Gonzo Frothwood wrote:you can tell a conservative or a liberal by the fact they don't think about the question but have an answer already memorized. Sorry, sounds harsh and not totally true of all but good rule of thumb. There is a reason for stereotypes.


There, fixed it for you.
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Re: Little Known Facts

Postby Gonzo Frothwood » Wed Jun 12, 2013 1:00 pm

You can also tell east coast from west coast by the fact the East is about 10 or 15 years ahead of us West people.
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Re: Little Known Facts

Postby PhoenixFemmeFatale » Wed Jun 12, 2013 1:21 pm

Less than 2% of the world's population can lick their own elbow...... Go ahead - I know you want to try it! :lol:
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Re: Little Known Facts

Postby Eric » Wed Jun 12, 2013 1:45 pm

Dr. Pyro wrote:
Gonzo Frothwood wrote:you can tell an American by the fact they don't think about the question but have an answer already memorized. Sorry, sounds harsh and not totally true of all but good rule of thumb. There is a reason for stereotypes.


There, fixed it for you.


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Re: Little Known Facts

Postby AntiM » Wed Jun 12, 2013 2:36 pm

Usually, a person's foot is the same size as the length of their arm from crook of the elbow to the wrist.

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Re: Little Known Facts

Postby TT120 » Wed Jun 12, 2013 5:48 pm

No piece of square dry paper can be folded in half more than 7 times.

Try it. It doesn't even have to be perfectly square. A sheet of binder paper works.
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Re: Little Known Facts

Postby theCryptofishist » Wed Jun 12, 2013 6:47 pm

AntiM wrote:Usually, a person's foot is the same size as the length of their arm from crook of the elbow to the wrist.

MyLarry is the only person I've met whose feet are smaller than this part of his arm. Mine fits exactly.

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Re: Little Known Facts

Postby GreyCoyote » Wed Jun 12, 2013 7:09 pm

TT120 wrote:No piece of square dry paper can be folded in half more than 7 times.

Try it. It doesn't even have to be perfectly square. A sheet of binder paper works.


Mythbusters proved this not-so-right as I recall. They had this huge, warehouse-sized piece of paper they manipulated with forklifts and stage hands. They were able to fold it like 9-10 times.

Not trying to be a jerk here, just want to let you know its been busted.
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Re: Little Known Facts

Postby TT120 » Wed Jun 12, 2013 7:17 pm

GreyCoyote wrote:
TT120 wrote:No piece of square dry paper can be folded in half more than 7 times.

Try it. It doesn't even have to be perfectly square. A sheet of binder paper works.


Mythbusters proved this not-so-right as I recall. They had this huge, warehouse-sized piece of paper they manipulated with forklifts and stage hands. They were able to fold it like 9-10 times.

Not trying to be a jerk here, just want to let you know its been busted.

They had to break the rules a bit to do it. They didn't fold it in half each time and they had to use a forklift and a steamroller to do it.
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Re: Little Known Facts

Postby Eric » Wed Jun 12, 2013 7:21 pm

TT120 wrote:
GreyCoyote wrote:
TT120 wrote:No piece of square dry paper can be folded in half more than 7 times.

Try it. It doesn't even have to be perfectly square. A sheet of binder paper works.


Mythbusters proved this not-so-right as I recall. They had this huge, warehouse-sized piece of paper they manipulated with forklifts and stage hands. They were able to fold it like 9-10 times.

Not trying to be a jerk here, just want to let you know its been busted.

They had to break the rules a bit to do it. They didn't fold it in half each time and they had to use a forklift and a steamroller to do it.


They did fold it in half, and they didn't use the forklift until fold #9, just people. They got to 11. Besides, there are no "rules", other than "dry piece of paper" and "in half". No direction of folds, no size of paper, no rules on what you can use to fold it. I've never heard the "square" bit before, personally, but it's been around so long who knows what's accrued.

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Re: Little Known Facts

Postby gyre » Wed Jun 12, 2013 8:17 pm

Dr. Pyro wrote:There, fixed it for you.

I knew you were going to say that.
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