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Post by Mrs Figg on Mon Jan 05, 2015 9:17 pm

advice to the ladies. get a BIG plastic bag. No
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Post by Mrs Figg on Mon Jan 05, 2015 9:21 pm

actually that reminds me of a story. A car, A window, American girl, and lots of beer. How she didn't fall out I will never know, but she pleased a few passing motorists. Embarassed

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Post by David H on Tue Jan 06, 2015 6:02 am

Mrs Figg wrote:actually that reminds me of a story. A car, A window, American girl, and lots of beer.

I know lots of stories that begin that way... drunken Embarassed

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Post by Pettytyrant101 on Tue Jan 06, 2015 6:55 pm

Well named ! Nod

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Post by bungobaggins on Tue Jan 13, 2015 10:21 pm



Gates should have chugged the glass of water, it would have been more convincing that way. Razz

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Post by halfwise on Tue Jan 13, 2015 11:00 pm

David H wrote:
Mrs Figg wrote:actually that reminds me of a story. A car, A window, American girl, and lots of beer.

I know lots of stories that begin that way...   drunken  Embarassed


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He Kissed the Miss, but Missed the Curve!"


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Post by chris63 on Wed Jan 14, 2015 5:12 am

An asteroid, designated 2004 BL86, will safely pass about three times the distance of Earth to the moon on Jan. 26. From its reflected brightness, astronomers estimate that the asteroid is about a third of a mile (0.5 kilometers) in size. At the time of its closest approach, the asteroid will be approximately 745,000 miles (1.2 million kilometers) from Earth. Get all the facts: http://go.nasa.gov/1DWaW4x 

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Post by azriel on Wed Jan 14, 2015 10:10 am

Going by that map it still looks close Wink

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Post by David H on Wed Jan 14, 2015 1:48 pm

That's pretty cool! I hope we have a clear night. I'll get out the binoculars! Smile

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Post by halfwise on Wed Jan 14, 2015 5:28 pm

Pretty far away, but just in case I'll upgrade to a much bigger umbrella. pale

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Post by azriel on Thu Jan 15, 2015 11:06 am

Ooooooh Shocked that was interesting

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Post by halfwise on Fri Feb 06, 2015 12:19 am

some of those I'm still not sure I believe! Shocked

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Post by Pettytyrant101 on Tue Feb 10, 2015 5:34 am

Well I'll sleep well now! Mad Sofa

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Post by azriel on Tue Feb 10, 2015 8:34 am

Oooh I like weird stuff like this Nod Dont think Id spend the night in a haunted mansion tho ? but this weirdy goings on is intriguing Very Happy

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Post by halfwise on Wed Feb 11, 2015 12:49 am

Demon girl's kinda cute.

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Post by Pettytyrant101 on Wed Feb 11, 2015 12:52 am

She just looked like she was staring upwards to me Shrugging

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Mind Blowing… These 23 Unbelievable Facts Will DESTROY Your Understanding Of Time
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Post by halfwise on Tue Feb 17, 2015 4:13 am

3, 7, 9 were what blew my mind. I want to see a woolly mammoth.

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Post by azriel on Tue Feb 17, 2015 9:37 am

That was great reading ! I enjoy stats like that Thumbs Up

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Post by Pettytyrant101 on Tue Feb 17, 2015 11:13 pm

'The human race has lived on Earth for only 0.004% of the planet’s history.'

That just highlights just how arrogant our view of ourselves is and just how monumentally huge our  self importance is.

I have an issue with 9- Egypt is all very impressive, but a thousand years before that the people of Skara Brae were building massive astronomical computers, complex temple structures and living in houses with indoor plumbing and underfloor heating.

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