The Random Thread

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  1. BufordUSABlue

    BufordUSABlue

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    To say absolutely anything, about anything & whenever you like …….. just for fun!

    Here's 10 random facts to get us started;

    1. The Queen is the legal owner of 1/6 of the Earth's land surface
    2. It is legal in the UK for kids over the age of 5 to drink alcohol at home
    3. Nigeria has more English speakers than the UK
    4. US eggs are illegal in Britain, because they are washed
    5. Conversely, British eggs are illegal in the US, because they are not washed
    6. The average car in the UK is parked 96% of the time
    7. Bubble wrap was originally designed as an easy-to-clean textured wallpaper
    8. Capuchin Male Monkeys urinate on themselves to attract a mate.
    9. The weird bright dots you see floating when you look at the sky are your white blood cells
    10. Anatidaephobia is the weird fear that somewhere, somehow, a duck is watching you.
     
  2. Blue Mist

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    I once went out with a girl who was dating a fireman.
     
  3. BimboBob

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    Weird. I once went out with a fireman who was dating a girl.
     
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  4. denislawsbackheel

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    I have two O levels in metalwork.

    I got an O at O level and was so crap was awarded an O at A level.
     
  5. You once went out with a girl who then dated girls too
     
  6. urban genie

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    • You cannot cry in space.
    • Polar bears are left handed
    • Milk is Heavier than cream for the same volume
    • There os a higher death rate from travelimg by donkey than by airplane
    • In the empire strikes back the asteroid field has hidden potatoes in it.
    • The average age of a thread lasting once @Blue Mist has posted on is 6 hrs
     
  7. urban genie

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    At the same time or once their relationship was over
     
  8. Blue Mist

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    I think the clue is in what I posted but to avoid confusion whilst she was seeing him. I sent her a card with the words to Rod Stewarts 'You Wear It Well in but I changed the words to something about me taking her for a drink. It worked.
     
  9. Blue Mist

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    With regards to your 6th point. Yes sadly it is true and for that I am very sorry.
     
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  10. Stoned Rose

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    @Machiavelli @Magicpole @gordondaviesmoustache @Ban-jani and @hammocity are all very au fair with number 8.

    And @karen7 is the duck in number 10.
     
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