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Trivia du Jour

  1. DzyMsLizzy profile image92
    DzyMsLizzyposted 2 years ago

    Post any silly, goofy, useless bit of trivia you have heard or know.

    I'll start:

    "catgut" is actually made from sheep intestines.  (eewww!  But, I'm glad they don't actually use cats!)

    1. Cardisa profile image90
      Cardisaposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      I am not very good at this, just waiting for the fun smile

    2. Sherry Hewins profile image94
      Sherry Hewinsposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      The average dream lasts 2 to 3 seconds and most people have at least 7 every night.

      1. DzyMsLizzy profile image92
        DzyMsLizzyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        WOW!!  That's a short time span for all the complicated scenarios that play out in my dreams.  I would have thought a minimum of 10 minutes! wink

    3. WiccanSage profile image95
      WiccanSageposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Wow, you guys are regular Cliff Clavens.

      I know a lot of Disney trivia because I live near it. Hope this is not too silly but anyone who plans to vacation there may find it interesting:

      - at the Muppet theater box office there's a sign that says "the key is under the mat." Nearby is a mat, if you lift it there's a key hidden there.

      - The Pirates of the Caribbean ride in Florida is haunted by George, a former employee. If they don't say good-night to George before shutting down at night, the ride always breaks down the next day.

      - In Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin there is a hidden target that gives you 1 million points.

      1. Jodah profile image87
        Jodahposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        They are cool Wiccan, I wan't to hear more.

        1. WiccanSage profile image95
          WiccanSageposted 2 years ago in reply to this

          There's so many quirks hidden at Disney I could go on and on.

          - in the Haunted Mansion graveyard, there's a tombstone for Mr Toad, they put it there when they closed Mr. Toad's Wild Ride.

          - there's a talking trashcan in a food court in Tomorrowland. Sometimes it freaks people out. One guy dropped his whole tray. (the Disney staff replaced his order, thankfully, lol) There;s also a pay phone in Tomorrowland that if you pick it up you'll hear something unexpected.

          - the dog in Pirates of the Caribbean holding the keys was modeled after Walt Disney's actual dog.

          - there's a secret umbrella in Hollywood Studios, if you pull it, it sprays you and plays "Singing in the Rain".

          - in Club Cool in Epcot there are free samples of sodas from around the world. Some are delicious, some are horrible. I forget the name of the grossest one but it comes from Italy and tastes like motor oil. Trick your friends into trying it.

          -When crossing the bridge into Liberty Square, you pass over seemingly ordinary rocks in the water. They were actually mined from where Washington crossed the Delaware.

          - in Animal Kingdom, and African King actually sent his roof thatchers to go and make authentic roofs. 

          - the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror has actual artifacts from the show hidden everywhere. My fave are the reading glasses that broke in the episode "Time Enough at Last"

          - There are thousands of "hidden mickeys" at Disney (the 3 circles that connect like mouse head/ears)-- hidden images made into the decorations and landscape, they're everywhere. No one even knows how many there are because the artists and designers work them in. You can have a fun competition with your family to see who finds the most hidden mickeys on the trip.

    4. BigBlue54 profile image60
      BigBlue54posted 2 years ago in reply to this

      I seem to remember something about there being a taboo or something similar about cats so the catgut thing was to put rivals off. Didn't stop them making cat skin gloves which is where the saying more then one way to skin a cat" comes from.

  2. Bob Bamberg profile image91
    Bob Bambergposted 2 years ago

    It's physically impossible for humans to lick their elbows.

    The only animal that preys on skunks is the great horned owl.

    Scientists (who apparently have a little too much time on their hands) estimate that a cat yawns 109,500 times in its lifetime.

    Place a chair with its back against a wall.  Bend over so that your forehead is touching the wall above the back of the chair.  Grasp the chair on each side of the seat with both hands.  If you're a woman, you'll be able to lift the chair.  If you're a man, you won't.

    1. The Examiner-1 profile image83
      The Examiner-1posted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Are you standing facing the wall?
      Sitting forward in the chair?
      Or sitting backward in the chair?

      I could not try each of these to see because we have nothing but large, heavy, rolling chairs in every room.

      1. Bob Bamberg profile image91
        Bob Bambergposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        I screwed that one up somehow.  I just tried it and lifted the chair, and I'm a guy.  I heard it a long time ago and couldn't do it then.  I must not be remembering it correctly  I still couldn't lick my elbow, though smile

        1. WiccanSage profile image95
          WiccanSageposted 2 years ago in reply to this

          I know that one! A man standing with his head against the wall can lift the chair, but won't be able to get up.

          A woman will be able to get up.

          This is because a man's chest is his center of gravity while a woman's hips are her center of gravity.

        2. BigBlue54 profile image60
          BigBlue54posted 2 years ago in reply to this

          If it's okay with you Bob I wont like your elbow either. big_smile

          1. Bob Bamberg profile image91
            Bob Bambergposted 2 years ago in reply to this

            It's OK to like my elbow, Big Blue54.  It's a very likeable elbow, but you probably wouldn't want to lick it.  smile

            1. BigBlue54 profile image60
              BigBlue54posted 2 years ago in reply to this

              Sorry Bob.Meant to type lick. I'll get the hang of these new fangle computers one day.  smile

    2. Jodah profile image87
      Jodahposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Oh no! I just tried this and succeeded....does this mean I'm really a woman...aagghh! (maybe I just did it wrong...I hope)

      1. janshares profile image88
        jansharesposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Lol!!!

      2. Bob Bamberg profile image91
        Bob Bambergposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Don't worry, Jodah, your manhood is still intact.  I lifted the chair, too, and I'm a guy.  Wait a minute...lemme check...yep, still a boy.

      3. The Examiner-1 profile image83
        The Examiner-1posted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Do not worry Jodah, I tried when I read it years ago and I lifted it also. I only wanted to prove the person who thought of it as being wrong.

    3. DzyMsLizzy profile image92
      DzyMsLizzyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Ok--who tried to lick their elbow?  Fess up!  (Raising guilty pinky finger)

      1. The Examiner-1 profile image83
        The Examiner-1posted 2 years ago in reply to this

        I licked the inside of the elbow - left side and right side.

        1. Bob Bamberg profile image91
          Bob Bambergposted 2 years ago in reply to this

          Nope, doesn't count, but it would make a fun video, though.

          1. WiccanSage profile image95
            WiccanSageposted 2 years ago in reply to this

            I wonder if Gene Simmons can do it? Doesn't he have like a 7 inch tongue or something?

            1. DzyMsLizzy profile image92
              DzyMsLizzyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

              Rofl--who's going to call him and ask?  lol

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      Beth37posted 2 years ago in reply to this

      What?! I must now experiment!

      Edit... that was page one... I guess by page six we had figured it out. I'm a little slow.

  3. tillsontitan profile image92
    tillsontitanposted 2 years ago

    1.  Oscar the Grouch used to be orange. Jim Henson decided to make him green before the second season of Sesame Street. How did Oscar explain the color change? He said he went on vacation to the very damp Swamp Mushy Muddy and turned green overnight.
    2.   Carly Simon's dad is the Simon of Simon and Schuster. He co-founded the company.
    3.  The chameleon has a tongue that is 1.5 times the length of its body!

    Happy trivia!

    1. The Examiner-1 profile image83
      The Examiner-1posted 2 years ago in reply to this

      I thought that Oscar is orange./?

      1. Jodah profile image87
        Jodahposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        I think t's Grover who is orange.

        1. The Examiner-1 profile image83
          The Examiner-1posted 2 years ago in reply to this

          I just get glimpses as I walk by. I do not learn the characters.

        2. Bob Bamberg profile image91
          Bob Bambergposted 2 years ago in reply to this

          I think it's Grover who is also red because I kept getting him confused with Elmo, and my 3 yr old grandson had to keep explaining to me who's who.

          1. my_girl_sara profile image89
            my_girl_saraposted 2 years ago in reply to this

            Grover and Cookie Monster are blue. Elmo is red

            1. Bob Bamberg profile image91
              Bob Bambergposted 2 years ago in reply to this

              You're right.  I was just checking to make sure you were paying attention smile  There's some other red dude I kept mixing Elmo up with.  And, I never could confirm that Mr. Green Jeans actually had green jeans because we didn't have color TV back then and all I ever saw was blue jeans, anyway.  I've been traumatized for the past 60 years because of that.

        3. calculus-geometry profile image84
          calculus-geometryposted 2 years ago in reply to this

          Ernie is the orange fellow.

          1. Jodah profile image87
            Jodahposted 2 years ago in reply to this

            Ah ok, so much for my memory...lol......I knew the cookie monster was blue, and Big Bird's yellow.

      2. tillsontitan profile image92
        tillsontitanposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        No, Oscar is green, Ernie's Orange.  Glad I got you thinking.

        1. DzyMsLizzy profile image92
          DzyMsLizzyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

          I forgot what color Bert is.....  sad

          1. WiccanSage profile image95
            WiccanSageposted 2 years ago in reply to this

            Sort of a mustard yellow.

            1. DzyMsLizzy profile image92
              DzyMsLizzyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

              Oh, yeah--too many years since my kids were little. ... ;-)

  4. The Examiner-1 profile image83
    The Examiner-1posted 2 years ago

    Did you know that eating bugs (occasionally) is good for you?

    1. Jodah profile image87
      Jodahposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      yes, except stink bugs, they taste as bad as they smell.

      1. Bob Bamberg profile image91
        Bob Bambergposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Try 'em with a little powdered sugar.

        1. vocalcoach profile image94
          vocalcoachposted 2 years ago in reply to this

          Hahahaha!  Only if they're covered in chocolate:)

      2. The Examiner-1 profile image83
        The Examiner-1posted 2 years ago in reply to this

        LOL Here,here!

    2. DzyMsLizzy profile image92
      DzyMsLizzyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Did you know that you accidentally eat several bugs or spiders over the course of your life, as you sleep?

      1. vocalcoach profile image94
        vocalcoachposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Ewwwwwww!

      2. The Examiner-1 profile image83
        The Examiner-1posted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Maybe that is why my mouth tastes funny when I wake up. This house is full of bugs. lol

        Actually, my mouth is dry with the electric heater going. This house is freezing with this weather we are having. Brrr...

        1. Jodah profile image87
          Jodahposted 2 years ago in reply to this

          Well everyday there should be less then the one before...lol.

          1. The Examiner-1 profile image83
            The Examiner-1posted 2 years ago in reply to this

            Less bugs or less frost?

      3. BigBlue54 profile image60
        BigBlue54posted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Did you know that you don't. Somebody made that up to creep people out.

  5. my_girl_sara profile image89
    my_girl_saraposted 2 years ago

    A premium job is one that pays you $45k per year. In my opinion, that sounds like a good salary for an entry level job.

  6. Ann1Az2 profile image62
    Ann1Az2posted 2 years ago

    Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea is actually deeper than the earth's entire perimeter.

    1. DzyMsLizzy profile image92
      DzyMsLizzyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      LOL  I just covered this in my hub on time travel and science fiction.
      .  lol... the title refers to the total distance traveled while submerged--not to the depth..the title, as we know it, is a mis-translation from the original French.  ;-)

      1. Ann1Az2 profile image62
        Ann1Az2posted 2 years ago in reply to this

        I knew I saw that somewhere! Sorry - I didn't mean to steal your thunder. I just thought it was kind of cool but I couldn't remember where I'd read it! lol

    2. BigBlue54 profile image60
      BigBlue54posted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Must admit I always wondered about that. Leagues are what, about three miles. That makes about 60,000 miles. Twice round the Earth would be 52000 miles.

  7. Suzanne Day profile image98
    Suzanne Dayposted 2 years ago

    Putting black chair stoppers on chairs on a white floor will leave a black mark.

    1. BigBlue54 profile image60
      BigBlue54posted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Sounds like something you've done. smile

  8. vocalcoach profile image94
    vocalcoachposted 2 years ago

    Here's my contribution -

    What stimulates 29 muscles and chemicals causing relaxation?  Women seem to like it light and frequent,
    men like it more strenuous.

    A kiss!

    1. BigBlue54 profile image60
      BigBlue54posted 2 years ago in reply to this

      If you're kissing someone and all that happens is they relax either you're not doing it right or your relationship has problems. sad

  9. amiebutchko profile image93
    amiebutchkoposted 2 years ago

    Rugae are the folds in your stomach lining that increase surface space for digestion; Freshman Biology in High School.

  10. fpherj48 profile image80
    fpherj48posted 2 years ago

    I can not only raise ONE eyebrow at a time.......I can wiggle my little toes back and forth, without any of the other toes moving at all.  Hollywood called.  They advised me not to quit my day job.

    1. The Examiner-1 profile image83
      The Examiner-1posted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Raising one eyebrow is easy, left, right, left...
      Can you make the Spock peace sign?

      1. fpherj48 profile image80
        fpherj48posted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Examiner!  Excuse me?  Raising one eyebrow at a time is not E-Z.  Ask the next 10 people you meet if they can do it....and make them prove it.   I'll bet only one in those 10 can do it......I don't know what the Spock peace sign is......Tell me please.   I can't stand the suspense!

        1. The Examiner-1 profile image83
          The Examiner-1posted 2 years ago in reply to this

          I have been raising my single eyebrows for years.

          About the Spock sign - did you not watch "Star Trek"? Anyway, it is holding the fingers together at the little and the ring fingers. Splitting the ring finger and the middle finger. Then holding the middle finger and the pointer together. Here is a link for you to view in case you do not understand:
          http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/c … 356%29.jpg

          1. fpherj48 profile image80
            fpherj48posted 2 years ago in reply to this

            If you have been raising one eyebrow at a time for years, then by all means, you may brag......I suppose I'll get arrested for this admission, but, "NO," I never watched so much as one episode of Star Trek....ever.
            I shall be forever grateful for the instructions to the Spock sign.  I cannot imagine I've had any kind of life before knowing this.  Just lucky, I suppose. 
            I take it that some of my friends told you it would be best to send the link......"in case I didn't understand..."....Good idea.

            1. Bob Bamberg profile image91
              Bob Bambergposted 2 years ago in reply to this

              You're a very cool lady considering you never watched an episode of Star Trek smile    It must be tough going through life not knowing what they mean when they say, "Beam me up, Scottie."  And don't be misled by the bloated William Shatner you see in the Price Line commercials...he looked nothing like that in the original Star Trek, but that was before your time.

              1. The Examiner-1 profile image83
                The Examiner-1posted 2 years ago in reply to this

                It is a shame. I liked the way that he looked on Star Trek.

            2. The Examiner-1 profile image83
              The Examiner-1posted 2 years ago in reply to this

              fpherj48,
              I used to watch the original "Star Trek" on TV all of the time.

              Actually I thought of sending that link all by myself because I was not sure that my instructions very were clear.

              (It is either eyebrow but who is counting.)

        2. DzyMsLizzy profile image92
          DzyMsLizzyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

          Yes, I can raise one eyebrow--the left one, but I cannot raise the right one independently.. lol
          And yes, I know, and can make the "Spock"  (Vulcan) peace/greeting sign,and I know the phrase that goes with it:
          "Live long and prosper."

          Now--who remembers the appropriate response?  lol

          I'll check back in a bit to see who got it right... wink

          1. WiccanSage profile image95
            WiccanSageposted 2 years ago in reply to this

            I can raise the left one too. People always comment and half the time I don't even know I'm doing it.

            But it can be very effective if you want to be sarcastic.

            I think the response is "Peace and long life." I love Star Trek but I'm not as obsessive over it as my friends; but I've tagged along for a few conventions.

            1. DzyMsLizzy profile image92
              DzyMsLizzyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

              Aha!  Congratulations, WiccanSage!!  You ARE correct!  That is the proper response.

              Perhaps it is something about left-eyebrow-lifters??  lol

              1. WiccanSage profile image95
                WiccanSageposted 2 years ago in reply to this

                Left eyebrows must trigger access to the useless Sci-Fi trivia part of your brain.

          2. Bob Bamberg profile image91
            Bob Bambergposted 2 years ago in reply to this

            I thought it was, "Yo, dude."

            1. WiccanSage profile image95
              WiccanSageposted 2 years ago in reply to this

              I believe that's the female response in the mating ritual.

              The male one is, "How YOU doin?"

              1. Bob Bamberg profile image91
                Bob Bambergposted 2 years ago in reply to this

                ...and that's why you're a 93 and I'm only an 89!   Back in the more refined and selfless period of my youth, the accepted male response was..."was it good for you, too?

                1. WiccanSage profile image95
                  WiccanSageposted 2 years ago in reply to this

                  I didn't even know guys asked back in the day ;-/

                  Apparently I was dating Vulcans unfamiliar with mating protocol. Highly illogical.

                  1. DzyMsLizzy profile image92
                    DzyMsLizzyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

                    Hahahaha...that was a great exchange, Bob, and WiccanSage!  Care to take it on tour?  I'm sure it could be expanded into a mini-stage play.  ;-)

                  2. Bob Bamberg profile image91
                    Bob Bambergposted 2 years ago in reply to this

                    Nah, you were just dating guys that didn't give a shit, WiccanSage.   Didn't you notice that they were pathetic and creepy and couldn't get girls?

    2. Bob Bamberg profile image91
      Bob Bambergposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      You could be rented out on weekends...birthday parties, Bar Mitzvahs...

      1. fpherj48 profile image80
        fpherj48posted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Bob.....Genius idea!  I'll let you know how it works out.

    3. BigBlue54 profile image60
      BigBlue54posted 2 years ago in reply to this

      You can raise and lower one eyebrow at a time and wiggle your little toe without the others moving. You really need to find yourself a hobby or get out more. smile

  11. tillsontitan profile image92
    tillsontitanposted 2 years ago

    You have a day job wink

    1. fpherj48 profile image80
      fpherj48posted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Til....The same day job every 65 yr old retired woman has......actually 24/7.....greeting the morning sun with a freshly-brewed cup of coffee, feeding the dog, cat and goldfish, putting one foot in front of the other in gratitude that I can still do that. 
      Consuming 2 hours to bathe, get dressed and attempt to look presentable.  Crossword puzzles and cryptograms are a must......exercise for the ole brain.....stretch while listening to the creaking bones.....Visit with Matt Lauer, Savanah and Al......and then choose something productive to do, where ever I choose, with whomever or alone.
      By then, I'm tired and it's only 1 in the afternoon.  That's when I practice raising one eyebrow at a time and wiggling my little toes. EXHAUSTING, but I Never want to lose that unique talent.........
      I could tell you what I do the rest of the day, but then I'd have to kill you..................

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    cjaroszposted 2 years ago

    If you get stung by a jelly fish. The best cure is to pour vinegar on it right away.

    1. fpherj48 profile image80
      fpherj48posted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Wow....It's a damned good thing I always tie a bottle of vinegar around my neck when I go swimming!  Phew!!

      1. DzyMsLizzy profile image92
        DzyMsLizzyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        rofl!  Indeed!  Who brings vinegar to the beach?

      2. Bob Bamberg profile image91
        Bob Bambergposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        c'mon, fpherj48, you can't fool us.  We know it's vodka.

    2. Jodah profile image87
      Jodahposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Or if no vinegar at hand, pee on it, or get someone else to if you can't...lol

      1. DzyMsLizzy profile image92
        DzyMsLizzyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        **facepalm**  eeww....  although, I have heard that in extreme situations (such as a battlefield) that urine can be used as an antiseptic on wounds.  It is supposedly sterile as it exits the body.....unless the person is sick or has a UTI....

      2. fpherj48 profile image80
        fpherj48posted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Jodah...That's it!!   First, you expose yourself as being a "Brown Noser" on another forum.....now you've outed  yourself as a pervert!   I won't be going swimming with you, anytime soon.  There must be something illegal about your advice....Thanks, but I'll take my chances with the jelly fish sting!

  13. TwerkZerker profile image93
    TwerkZerkerposted 2 years ago

    LOL! Excellent thread! Thanks for sharing, everyone!

    I'd have to say the most bizarre/useless/funny trivia I carry with me is this:

    1) If you put a glass of hot water and a glass of cold water in a freezer, the hot water will actually freeze first due to something called the Mpemba Effect. I live in South Dakota, and it's gotten so cold here this winter that on some nights you can throw a glass of boiling water up into the air (outdoors of course!) and it'll instantly become snow! Wouldn't recommend trying, though. You could get badly burned if it isn't cold enough outside!

    2) Unlike in English, one doesn't say "I AM hot" or "I AM cold" in French. Instead, you'd say (in French, of course) "I HAVE heat" or "I HAVE coldness". It turns out that using the verb "to be" in this case makes "Je suis chaud" (lit., I am hot) translate to "I am gay" and "Je suis froid" (lit., I am cold) to become "I am sexually frigid!" I learned this one the hard way!

    3) In some cultures, what we know as a friendly handshake is interpreted to be a sign of violence and aggression.

    1. brakel2 profile image87
      brakel2posted 2 years ago in reply to this

      In some cultures, touching or hugging is a negative response. We think it is fun to hug and touch and gives us good feelings. Even in our own culture, some people are not huggable. So be careful who you touch as the person may not hug you back or may spit in your face. We sure hope not. The deep freeze is making us want trivia and silliness. It is fun, right?

    2. DzyMsLizzy profile image92
      DzyMsLizzyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Yes--I studied French in school  I never became fluent, but I can get the gist of most things.  I did learn that you "have" a feeling, and it is not what you "are."  "I have hunger" (J'ai faim")  In school, they did not teach us the unfortunate sexual connotations of using the wrong verb; I shudder to think what they'd make of "I am hungry."  LOL

      1. TwerkZerker profile image93
        TwerkZerkerposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        HA! They'd probably think you'd just admitted to being the physical embodiment of hunger itself--like some sort of all-devouring Cookie Monster! XD

  14. brakel2 profile image87
    brakel2posted 2 years ago via iphone

    Has anyone seen the movie "The Descendants?"  The woman is in a coma and dying. The husband has a huge party of 400 to announce  that the plugs will be pulled and they all need to go to hospital to say goodbye. He tells his kids to tell their friends to go to hosp to say goodbye.  A woman whose husband had an affair with her goes and screams at her. Her daughter tells her off over the affair, as she lies in the coma. George Clooney makes this movie so funny- bizarre. You must see it. It takes place in Hawaii.

    1. fpherj48 profile image80
      fpherj48posted 2 years ago in reply to this

      I did see that movie and I loved it.  It was great.  Then again....don't remember much besides GEORGE CLOONEY.........sigh

  15. Jeannie Randall profile image60
    Jeannie Randallposted 2 years ago

    This is true, but keep in mind that urine is an excellent medium for bacterial growth.  As such, it will only remain sterile for a very short period of time once it leaves the sterile environment of the kidneys.

    1. DzyMsLizzy profile image92
      DzyMsLizzyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Also very true.  I think I'll pass and take my chances without a rinse, in those circumstances.. LOL  I'm not into "golden showers," anyway.  lol

      1. Bob Bamberg profile image91
        Bob Bambergposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Lizzy!!!!!  You dog, you.

        1. DzyMsLizzy profile image92
          DzyMsLizzyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

          Moi?  LOL   Oh, you have no idea.... this is not the place to go into our former sideline business....  but ... we did used to manufacture "adult toys."  ....  I've studied that "other lifestyle" intensively--we had to, for legal CYA reasons.  wink tongue

          1. Bob Bamberg profile image91
            Bob Bambergposted 2 years ago in reply to this

            Boy, the stories you could tell!  I'll bet you could easily write a hub about the therapeutic aides available for dysfunctional lovers or those who, as Joe Theisman points out, suffer the consequences of an aging prostate.

            1. DzyMsLizzy profile image92
              DzyMsLizzyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

              LOL!  Well, yes, I could tell some stories--but they would not pass HP's TOS.  Let's just say, at the time, we lived in San Francisco....  lol
              But, you could just Google "Folsom Street Fair," and that would give you a clue....

              1. Bob Bamberg profile image91
                Bob Bambergposted 2 years ago in reply to this

                I just did...man, have I lived a sheltered life!  I'll be up all night surfing that stuff, hehehe.

                1. DzyMsLizzy profile image92
                  DzyMsLizzyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

                  LOL--yeah...so had I up until that venture...we made the things the kinksters liked to get spanked with, bound with....etc... lol
                  Perfectly legal in CA, and hey--kinky people have green money, too!  Hell, that paid for the boat we used to have!
                  (And made us more money than on our hand-crafted hardwood clocks, which was our main business.  the "toys" were just a sideline!)

                  1. Bob Bamberg profile image91
                    Bob Bambergposted 2 years ago in reply to this

                    And they're not afraid to part with that green money, either!  I know some swingers and, except for that particular hobby, they're just regular work-a-day folk.  Until she died, I knew the woman who owned a downtown lingerie shop.  Her main business catered to mastectomy patients, but she made her big money discreetly serving the local cross-dressers.  She never revealed or even hinted at identities, but told me some very prominent community leaders from the area were regulars.  I'll bet it's an interesting, if shadowy, environment.

  16. FatFreddysCat profile image93
    FatFreddysCatposted 2 years ago

    I'm all 'bout useless trivia, especially about music:

    The original pressing of KISS' first album does not contain the out-of-place cover version of Bobby Rydell's "Kissin' Time." That track was added later at the insistence of their label boss Neil Bogart, who hoped the band would get a radio hit out of it. The band hated the song, recorded it under protest, and refused to play it in their live set so it never did catch on.
    Copies of the album without that track are pricey collectibles nowadays.

  17. Zeeshan Amin profile image59
    Zeeshan Aminposted 2 years ago

    The cost of first household refrigerator was around $ 16,000. Umph.....

  18. Beth Eaglescliffe profile image88
    Beth Eaglescliffeposted 2 years ago

    The moon is made of green cheese.

    1. DzyMsLizzy profile image92
      DzyMsLizzyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      LOL!  Haven't heard that one in a coon's age!
      But--on another 'moony' note--"everyone" knows about and can usually spot "The Man in the Moon," but have you ever seen "The Lady in the Moon?"
      She's on the opposite side, facing the "man," and I guarantee (well, almost guarantee) that once you learn to see the lady, you'll never again be able to find the man......

      1. The Examiner-1 profile image83
        The Examiner-1posted 2 years ago in reply to this

        We had a nice chat yesterday afternoon.

      2. Jodah profile image87
        Jodahposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Hmm when I look at the moon I always see a rabbit. Weird I know.

        1. The Examiner-1 profile image83
          The Examiner-1posted 2 years ago in reply to this

          I think that the man in the moon has a slide show. Everyone sees something different.

  19. The Examiner-1 profile image83
    The Examiner-1posted 2 years ago

    I thought it tasted funny the last time that I was there.

  20. cfin profile image75
    cfinposted 2 years ago

    Pigs cannot fly.

    1. The Examiner-1 profile image83
      The Examiner-1posted 2 years ago in reply to this

      I saw one fly on TV the other day.

      1. Beth Eaglescliffe profile image88
        Beth Eaglescliffeposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Nooooooo.......
        I've got moon jokes on the brain now.

        (as in "once in a blue moon")

        1. The Examiner-1 profile image83
          The Examiner-1posted 2 years ago in reply to this

          The term basically describes a second full moon in a single "solar" calendar month. This occurs generally every 2 to 3 years.
          I could go on but this forum is not for that, plus I did not think that you wanted that.

          1. Bob Bamberg profile image91
            Bob Bambergposted 2 years ago in reply to this

            Nah, we don't give a damn  smile...we want to hear more about Lizzy's manufacturing career.

            1. DzyMsLizzy profile image92
              DzyMsLizzyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

              And now you've probably learned enough to classify as "TMI" <snark> wink

              1. The Examiner-1 profile image83
                The Examiner-1posted 2 years ago in reply to this

                What can I say, I am a serious person most of the time. I do not even remember who asked.

  21. Zeeshan Amin profile image59
    Zeeshan Aminposted 2 years ago

    Buckingham Palace has more than 600 rooms.

  22. FatFreddysCat profile image93
    FatFreddysCatposted 2 years ago

    When cartoonist Charles Schulz created "Peanuts," his original name for the strip was "Lil' Folks."
    The strip was renamed "Peanuts" by an editor at United Features Syndicate. Schulz never liked the change.

  23. peoplepower73 profile image88
    peoplepower73posted 2 years ago

    When Walt Disney created the Character Micky Mouse, he first named him Steam Boat Willie!

    1. WiccanSage profile image95
      WiccanSageposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Actually Walt first named him Mortiemer Mouse. His wife didn't like it and suggested "Mickey" was a lot friendlier. Steam Boat Willie was never Mickey's name; it was his first "role". The opening of the cartoon says "A Mickey Mouse Cartoon: Steamboat Willie."

      I spend way too much time at Disney World, lol. I can recite the film there about Walt's life and career practically by heart.

  24. DzyMsLizzy profile image92
    DzyMsLizzyposted 2 years ago

    Did you know---the Blue Whale has an  ... ... "organ" that is 6 feet long?

    hmm

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      Beth37posted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Sounds like a Wurlitzer.

      1. DzyMsLizzy profile image92
        DzyMsLizzyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        LOL. I think that's for the whale songs--at the other end... LOL   lady whale says, "you want to put that WHERE?"  lol

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          Beth37posted 2 years ago in reply to this

          Now you know why they're such fast swimmers.
          (They're also the loudest animal on earth. hmmm.)

    2. Bob Bamberg profile image91
      Bob Bambergposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Lugging that thing around all day and night would probably make me blue, too.

    3. BigBlue54 profile image60
      BigBlue54posted 2 years ago in reply to this

      The blue whales heart is the size of a VW Beatle. I suppose with a six foot organ it needs a lot of blood.

      Bob, it scares the dolphins with it when it goes passed.

      You wonder how much Viagra it needs.

      1. Bob Bamberg profile image91
        Bob Bambergposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Probably a boatload.

        1. BigBlue54 profile image60
          BigBlue54posted 2 years ago in reply to this

          Maybe that's what all those big container ships are doing. Making deliveries.

          1. Bob Bamberg profile image91
            Bob Bambergposted 2 years ago in reply to this

            And having a whale of a time doing it.  Wondering if whales, indeed, needed the drug, I searched for E.D. in whales and all that came up (no pun intended) was E.D. in Wales.  Seemed like a popular topic...hits close to home doesn't it?  smile

            1. BigBlue54 profile image60
              BigBlue54posted 2 years ago in reply to this

              Not sure I should hang out with you, your sense of humour as regards puns is as bad as mine. Not sure the world is ready for the two of us. smile

              Okay a piece of trivia for you. Did you know you are welsh? The people of Wales call themselves Welsh but in fact everyone who is not English is welsh. The word is Old English and means foreigner.

              1. Bob Bamberg profile image91
                Bob Bambergposted 2 years ago in reply to this

                And a proud welshman I am, then, in an Old English sort of way.  That sure is a rarebit of information.

  25. BigBlue54 profile image60
    BigBlue54posted 2 years ago

    If you had a human skull how would you tell if it was an adult male or female? And no you cannot call CSI.

    On an adult male where the eyebrow are there are ridges known as brow ridges which are not present on the female skull.

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      Beth37posted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Plus if you look closely enough, you'll see that only one side of the skull was used.

      1. BigBlue54 profile image60
        BigBlue54posted 2 years ago in reply to this

        This is the woman's brain your talking about Beth. big_smile

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          Beth37posted 2 years ago in reply to this

          "Men's brains tend to perform tasks predominantly with the left-side, which is the logical/rational side of the brain. Women, on the other hand, use both sides of their brains because a woman's brain has a larger corpus callosum, which means women can transfer data between the right and left hemispheres faster than men. While this does not mean that women are more likely to be in their "right mind," it does illuminate why Martians tend to approach communication more often with a task-oriented "let's fix the problem" state of mind, while Venusians tend to be more creative and aware of feelings in their communication style."

          http://www.thirdage.com/love-romance/th … male-brain

          1. BigBlue54 profile image60
            BigBlue54posted 2 years ago in reply to this

            Sorry Beth but I never bought into the Mars Venus thing. It was just something to sell a book.

            So which side of the brain do artistic people use?

            It's like this thing about women multitasking. No one can multitask. It's called multiplexing and all that happens is you work on one task, stop, then work on another before returning to the first. Lots of people both male and female do this. You watch a chef in a kitchen.

            Maybe we should look less at the differences and more a the similarities. After all there are more of them.

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              Beth37posted 2 years ago in reply to this

              Are you running for office? lol
              Are we deciding the future of something here?
              Shouldn't we have someone taking notes? I s'pose we don't need to take notes if we're writing everything down.

              1. BigBlue54 profile image60
                BigBlue54posted 2 years ago in reply to this

                Can I walk for office. Just recovering from Man Flu, okay it was a cold really, so not up to running. smile

                Sorry didn't mean to get all serious. sad

                Is the idea of left brain right brain a myth?
                http://psychology.about.com/od/cognitiv … -brain.htm

                Sometime ago I did of those online test to see which side is more dominant and mine shows I am right brained therefore more artistic. My partner did the same test and she ended up right bang in the middle, but she is very good at crafts. The trick is not to take them to seriously.

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                  Beth37posted 2 years ago in reply to this

                  I never take crafts too seriously. smile

                  1. BigBlue54 profile image60
                    BigBlue54posted 2 years ago in reply to this

                    If crafts get serious then stop. It's no longer any fun. smile

                    Forgot to mention. Thanks for the link to third age, I read the report which is similar to what I read elsewhere.

    2. Bob Bamberg profile image91
      Bob Bambergposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      I think you're looking at a gorilla's skull.  Men are gifted with supraorbital ridges.

  26. FatFreddysCat profile image93
    FatFreddysCatposted 2 years ago

    The real names of each of the original Ramones:

    Jeffrey Hyman (Joey)
    Douglas Colvin (Dee Dee)
    Tommy Erdelyi (Tommy)
    John Cummings (Johnny)

    1. BigBlue54 profile image60
      BigBlue54posted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Always disappointing with things like that. With a name like the Ramones you expect something more Latin then Jeff and Doug.

  27. BigBlue54 profile image60
    BigBlue54posted 2 years ago

    For some reason it wont let me reply to your comment Beth so I am post here.

    Not sure where you are but here in the UK if you are in a relationship with someone saying they are your partner is normal.

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      Beth37posted 2 years ago in reply to this

      I see, I hadn't heard that before.

      1. BigBlue54 profile image60
        BigBlue54posted 2 years ago in reply to this

        One of the joys of the Internet is learning more about each other.

        1. BigBlue54 profile image60
          BigBlue54posted 2 years ago in reply to this

          You remember my remark that women cannot park cars.

          http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-be … s-25963780

  28. 0
    Beth37posted 2 years ago

    Yeah, I don't see a problem with that. The car came to a full stop eventually.

    You do not appear to be British, were you born in the UK?

    1. BigBlue54 profile image60
      BigBlue54posted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Save wear on the brakes. big_smile

      Yes born in the UK. Intrigued. Why do you not think me British?

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        Beth37posted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Your speech. It doesn't sound British, but I'm sure there are many different styles. smile

        1. BigBlue54 profile image60
          BigBlue54posted 2 years ago in reply to this

          Actually British accents are more diverse then in the US because we have been here longer. You can go as little as ten miles and notice subtle differences.

          We do have some very strong accents which can make talking to some people difficult unless the soften it.

          American accents will become more diverse with time.

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            Beth37posted 2 years ago in reply to this

            I have quite a few British friends from all over England and yes, the accents do vary quite a bit. Yours seemed a bit non-British to me, but what can you tell from a post anyway? smile

            1. BigBlue54 profile image60
              BigBlue54posted 2 years ago in reply to this

              Interesting. How do you type in a none British accent? big_smile

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                Beth37posted 2 years ago in reply to this

                It's the words you use. They have more of an Indian or even American feel to them, but like you said, how can you tell from the written word?

                1. BigBlue54 profile image60
                  BigBlue54posted 2 years ago in reply to this

                  I am even more intrigued now. Surely American words have an English feel to them big_smile

                  And which Indians did you have in mind?

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                    Beth37posted 2 years ago in reply to this

                    Asian Indians. But it doesn't matter. You are British, so there ya go.

  29. BigBlue54 profile image60
    BigBlue54posted 2 years ago

    Manchester is about two hours away by car. Kirkby in Ashfield is in Nottinghamshire.

    Do you think the differences could be that women live through their children? Being proud of their accomplishments.

    Is the men talking about where they are from a US thing? I think people in the US move to different parts of the country more then in the UK.

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      Beth37posted 2 years ago in reply to this

      No, one woman was a career woman and she talked about relationships and life circumstances, not really ever where she was from.

      My friend from London always said that we moved in the US more than they do in England. He couldn't fathom moving thousands of miles away from one's origination point, but I had done this many times. When ever I talked about a friend from England, he always wanted to know where they were from. I guess it has to do with England being so much smaller, everything felt relational to him "spatially" wise... and now we are back where we began. I bet he is a good park-er.

      1. BigBlue54 profile image60
        BigBlue54posted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Spacial awareness, see. smile

        I think here in the UK things are more evenly spread, economically wise. Having said that most of the growth at the moment is based in London and the south west. But most of the time it's fairly even. Income may be less in some areas but housing is cheaper.

        I have noticed in the past that different states in the US go through growth and decline so people move to the jobs.

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          Beth37posted 2 years ago in reply to this

          Yes, that sounds about right.

  30. BigBlue54 profile image60
    BigBlue54posted 2 years ago

    Americans say math when the British say maths. Do you think the haven't realised there's more then one of them. yikes

    1. DzyMsLizzy profile image92
      DzyMsLizzyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      LOL--I had always considered "math" to be a collective noun--singular or plural, as the case may be--just like "sheep" can be either singular or plural.
      "Math," to me, is the collection of disciplines for calculating solutions to numerical problems, be it simple addition, or something more on the order of trigonometry or calculus.  It's all under the umbrella of math.  ;-)

      1. Jodah profile image87
        Jodahposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Australians say Maths also. Math is short for mathematics right, not mathematic? Just saying....lol.

        1. BigBlue54 profile image60
          BigBlue54posted 2 years ago in reply to this

          That's what I though Jodah. big_smile

      2. Bob Bamberg profile image91
        Bob Bambergposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        My brain hurts.

        1. BigBlue54 profile image60
          BigBlue54posted 2 years ago in reply to this

          Don't worry Bob. We're working on a picture book version. big_smile

          1. Bob Bamberg profile image91
            Bob Bambergposted 2 years ago in reply to this

            You Brits think of everything!

            1. BigBlue54 profile image60
              BigBlue54posted 2 years ago in reply to this

              We have to look after you people in the colonies. Where would you be without use. big_smile

  31. Zeeshan Amin profile image59
    Zeeshan Aminposted 2 years ago

    The brain of a newborn baby is around 400 grams heavy, while that of an adult is about 1.4 kg.

    1. Bob Bamberg profile image91
      Bob Bambergposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      I misplaced my conversion chart, but as near as I can figure it, it takes a million grams to make a long ton and 3.5 long tons to make a pennyweight, and it takes .01485 pennyweights to make a kilogram, so a baby's brain must weight .39 gigabytes and an adult brain weighs 2 megahertz.   Give or take a scruple or two, that is.

      1. BigBlue54 profile image60
        BigBlue54posted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Close Bob. smile

        As a rule of thumb 1 kilo is about 2.2 lb.

        When baking it is easier to use kilos and grammes because they convert better. 1 litre of water is 1 kilo in weight. If you are measuring liquids it's better to weigh it rather then measure it because scales are more accurate then measuring containers.

        1. Bob Bamberg profile image91
          Bob Bambergposted 2 years ago in reply to this

          But there's a lot to be said for pinches, handfuls, dashes and splashes.  Whenever I've the urge to bake,  I just go to the local Bake Shop and it goes away.

          1. Bob Bamberg profile image91
            Bob Bambergposted 2 years ago in reply to this

            Since this thread is about trivia (remember?), here's some baking trivia:  It takes 5-1/2 bites to consume a red velvet whoopie pie.  You can do it in 4-1/2 but people look at you funny.

            1. BigBlue54 profile image60
              BigBlue54posted 2 years ago in reply to this

              Nice though all these pinches, handfuls, dashes and splashes are, and yes I do use them, there are somethings like bread which do require you to stick to the recipe because there is a formula that needs to be followed.

              Mind you, when it comes to adding herbs and such I can pinch, handful, dash and slash with the best of them.

    2. Zeeshan Amin profile image59
      Zeeshan Aminposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      The brain of Albert Einstien weighed 1,230 grams.

  32. BigBlue54 profile image60
    BigBlue54posted 2 years ago

    Just been on Facebook and the adverts are either young women looking for a date or insurance for funeral expenses. Could they get any more random.

    1. Bob Bamberg profile image91
      Bob Bambergposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      The undertakers know something about dating guys on Facebook that we don't.

      1. BigBlue54 profile image60
        BigBlue54posted 2 years ago in reply to this

        I did wonder that myself Bob. Do you think he's running both businesses together. He sells you the insurance. Send the girl round for the night then pick your body up in the morning.

        On the upside, you will be laid out there with the biggest smile on your face you have ever had.

  33. BigBlue54 profile image60
    BigBlue54posted 2 years ago

    You are taller in the morning then in the evening because your spine compresses during the day.

  34. BigBlue54 profile image60
    BigBlue54posted 2 years ago

    The UK get four times as many tornado's as the US. The big difference is that they do not have anywhere near the same power.

  35. BigBlue54 profile image60
    BigBlue54posted 2 years ago

    As marijuana is a plant then is a drug dealer really a florist.?

    Is it true Iguana don't need Viagra because they never suffer from being reptile dysfunctional?

  36. BigBlue54 profile image60
    BigBlue54posted 2 years ago

    A group called Cycling Scotland made a safety film to make drivers more aware of cyclists.

    There were complaints about the film because the cyclist in the film was not wearing a safety helmet so the UK ASA. the advertisement watchdog, has banned the film.

    Cycling Scotland has said this is wrong because the wearing of helmets is not compulsory. So if Cycling Scotland are concerned about safety for cyclists you would expect them to make sure cyclists wore a helmet.

  37. BigBlue54 profile image60
    BigBlue54posted 2 years ago

    A young man in Canada turned up at the airport to get his flight to Mexico. The security guard checked his bag but found something that should not have been there, a pipe bomb.

    Oh yes, said the young man. Me and my friend made that a couple of months ago. I forgot it was there. At this point the security guard tried to give the young man his bomb back. The young man refused to take it back and and caught his flight.

    He ended up in court in Canada where he received a fine of 100 Canadian dollars and several Canadian security people have been suspended.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-news-fr … e-25760132

  38. DzyMsLizzy profile image92
    DzyMsLizzyposted 2 years ago

    I suggest we create  a new thread for silly news stories, and longer items, and keep this one for short one-liner bits off off-the-wall trivia, such as goofy laws like this:

    Did you know, in California, a housewife can be arrested for failing to boil her dust-rags?

    1. Bob Bamberg profile image91
      Bob Bambergposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Serves her right!

      1. DzyMsLizzy profile image92
        DzyMsLizzyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        LOL

    2. BigBlue54 profile image60
      BigBlue54posted 2 years ago in reply to this

      In Switzerland it is an offence to flush your toilet let at night.

      1. DzyMsLizzy profile image92
        DzyMsLizzyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        LOL  I can see that...some toilets are pretty noisy--especially those "air-assist" water-saving types

        1. BigBlue54 profile image60
          BigBlue54posted 2 years ago in reply to this

          You would think the most offensive thing would be the smell of an unflushed toilet.

          1. Bob Bamberg profile image91
            Bob Bambergposted 2 years ago in reply to this

            In Florida, it's illegal to fart in public after 6 O'clock on Sunday evenings.  Rumor has it that Mickey Mouse has been fined more than once

            1. BigBlue54 profile image60
              BigBlue54posted 2 years ago in reply to this

              That may explain the strained look on some peoples faces. yikes

  39. FatFreddysCat profile image93
    FatFreddysCatposted 2 years ago

    I learned this on "Modern Marvels" today....
    Charcoal briquets were developed by Henry Ford as a way to recycle leftover wood scraps from the manufacture of Model T wheel rims.
    Ford dealers sold the charcoal briquets by the bag and would occasionally throw a sack of them in for free with the purchase of a new vehicle.
    Eventually the charcoal business was sold off to a new company, which took the name of one of Ford's partners...Kingsford's.

    1. DzyMsLizzy profile image92
      DzyMsLizzyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Oh, that's interesting!  Thanks for sharing that bit!

  40. BigBlue54 profile image60
    BigBlue54posted 2 years ago

    I did read that up to about 80 years ago if a woman in the UK found her husband was having an affair she could sue the other woman for the loss of his affections.

    Trouble was the husband got the money.

    1. Bob Bamberg profile image91
      Bob Bambergposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      You've unearthed the ultimate win/win, BigBlue54.  Leave it to the Brits to spoil a perfectly good arrangement.  If it were still in effect today, I'd move to the UK, become a serial cheater and laugh all the way to the bank.

      1. BigBlue54 profile image60
        BigBlue54posted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Trouble is Bob as the divorce laws have changed it would only work once.

        As far as I know there was only ever one case anyway.

        1. Bob Bamberg profile image91
          Bob Bambergposted 2 years ago in reply to this

          I'd have to come up with Plan B, then.

          1. BigBlue54 profile image60
            BigBlue54posted 2 years ago in reply to this

            I hope it's better then my Plan B which for some reason involves time travel. Not sure why. @D

            1. Bob Bamberg profile image91
              Bob Bambergposted 2 years ago in reply to this

              Please let me know when you're ready to leave, BigBlue54, and I'll have you drop me off at the 60's.

              1. BigBlue54 profile image60
                BigBlue54posted 2 years ago in reply to this

                Drop you off! Where do you think I was going? Tell you what, we can go together. big_smile

                1. Bob Bamberg profile image91
                  Bob Bambergposted 2 years ago in reply to this

                  It's a groove, man.  Bring beads.  (It will be nice having hair again, won't it?)

                  1. BigBlue54 profile image60
                    BigBlue54posted 2 years ago in reply to this

                    Speak for yourself. I've still got mine. smile

  41. BigBlue54 profile image60
    BigBlue54posted 2 years ago

    The BBC through the subtitles on its news channel has announced that it is the Year of the Whores. Nice to see the ladies getting some recognition for their work in the community.

  42. BigBlue54 profile image60
    BigBlue54posted 2 years ago

    Just had an advertisement on LinkedIn for a virtual pet cemetery. Is that for all those kids whose Tamagotchi kept dying?

    1. DzyMsLizzy profile image92
      DzyMsLizzyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Hahaha..I'd forgotten about those silly things.  My kids never had one.

      1. BigBlue54 profile image60
        BigBlue54posted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Mine did and I was just taking a look at them on Amazon. I know they are all grown up now but I have an idea what I will be getting them for next Christmas. smile

  43. FatFreddysCat profile image93
    FatFreddysCatposted 2 years ago

    Today's random trivia:

    Gloom rocker Glenn Danzig's real last name is "Anzalone."

  44. DzyMsLizzy profile image92
    DzyMsLizzyposted 2 years ago

    Learned from watching "American Pickers" TV show:

    Did you realize there are over 5,000 styles and types of barbed wire?

    1. BigBlue54 profile image60
      BigBlue54posted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Interesting chat up line you have there. big_smile

  45. FatFreddysCat profile image93
    FatFreddysCatposted 2 years ago

    Random useless Rock Trivia for Today:

    Mark Free, lead vocalist for the 80s glam metal band King Kobra, underwent gender reassignment surgery in 1993 and now records as "Marcie Free."

    1. BigBlue54 profile image60
      BigBlue54posted 2 years ago in reply to this

      She calls herself free but she does charge. big_smile

  46. FatFreddysCat profile image93
    FatFreddysCatposted 2 years ago

    Jessica Lange's film debut was in the 1976 remake of "King Kong."

    1. BigBlue54 profile image60
      BigBlue54posted 2 years ago in reply to this

      In Sweden Kong means king so they called it Kong King. smile

  47. FatFreddysCat profile image93
    FatFreddysCatposted 2 years ago

    Spongebob Squarepants was originally named "Spongeboy," till Nickelodeon discovered that name was already trademarked by a mop manufacturer, requiring a change.

  48. Shannon D Miller profile image59
    Shannon D Millerposted 2 years ago

    President Garfield could write in two different languages with both hands simultaneously.

    1. BigBlue54 profile image60
      BigBlue54posted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Is this while eating pizza or is that a different Garfield. smile

  49. Shannon D Miller profile image59
    Shannon D Millerposted 2 years ago

    That was Lasagna. And, I meant President Garfield. LOL

    1. BigBlue54 profile image60
      BigBlue54posted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Maybe it was President Garfield who ate pizza. big_smile

      It's funny no one mentions you having a cat for president. They mention the White house dog but never the cat who was president. You would think someone would have said. Or was that to embarrassing to mention. yikes

      1. DzyMsLizzy profile image92
        DzyMsLizzyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Seems to me I read of a town in Alaska where a cat is the mayor....

  50. FatFreddysCat profile image93
    FatFreddysCatposted 2 years ago

    Speaking of "Garfield"(the cat), his creator Jim Davis does not own a cat because his wife is allergic to them.

    1. DzyMsLizzy profile image92
      DzyMsLizzyposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Ah, so he needs a virtual cat!  LOL

      1. BigBlue54 profile image60
        BigBlue54posted 2 years ago in reply to this

        What, like a cartoon cat? Bet he never thought of that. big_smile

 
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