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Post by Heroine of the Dragon » Mon Apr 18, 2016 2:53 am

A perfectly good packet of biscuits will not be sold to you if the expiry date was yesterday!! :D
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Post by Shane » Mon Apr 18, 2016 11:16 pm

Bethesda turned down Game of Thrones because they wanted to make Skyrim instead.
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Post by Calamity Panfan » Mon Apr 18, 2016 11:36 pm

Chuck E. Cheese's full name is "Charles Entertainment Cheese"
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Post by ScottyMcGee » Tue Apr 19, 2016 10:46 am

Women apparently need one more hour of sleep than men. It's generally hypothesized that this could be why more women are depressed than men.
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Post by Shane » Thu Apr 28, 2016 10:21 pm

Sugar is one of the main ingredients in cigarettes.
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Post by Valigarmander » Sat Apr 30, 2016 8:54 pm

Cheddar cheese is named after the English village of Cheddar in Somerset from which it originates.

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Post by Valigarmander » Tue May 03, 2016 12:42 am

"Weiner" is a demonym of Vienna, which is called Wien in native German.

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Post by crazzzyboy100 » Wed May 04, 2016 5:37 pm

I learned that vitamin E supplements are linked to cancer . . .

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Post by Shane » Wed May 04, 2016 6:05 pm

So many things. Thoughty2 did a 100 episode special.

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Post by Valigarmander » Fri May 06, 2016 6:18 pm

The word "galvanize" comes from 18th century Italian scientist Luigi Galvani.

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Post by Valigarmander » Sun May 08, 2016 5:25 pm

"Brunette" can refer to a person with brown or black hair. I thought it was just brown hair.

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Post by Valigarmander » Tue May 24, 2016 3:51 am

Mandrills are the world's largest monkeys.

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Post by Heroine of the Dragon » Fri May 27, 2016 1:15 am

White swans are protected species in WA... :D
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Post by Valigarmander » Sat May 28, 2016 4:47 pm

On a ceremonial cruise aboard the USS Princeton hosting president John Tyler and much of his cabinet, a gun malfunctioned and exploded, killing six people, including Representative David Gardiner of New York. Gardiner's daughter Julia fainted into President Tyler's arms. Tyler later married her.

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Post by Heroine of the Dragon » Sun May 29, 2016 8:36 am

WA had four earthquakes on Saturday night/Sunday morning. :D
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Post by Shane » Sun May 29, 2016 11:49 am

It took me a second to realize that is not Washington.
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Post by The Amazing Tazy Ten » Sun May 29, 2016 5:43 pm

^ HA! I never realized!

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Post by Valigarmander » Mon May 30, 2016 12:55 am

Pliny the Elder died attempting a rescue mission following the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius.

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Post by I REALLY HATE POKEMON! » Mon May 30, 2016 2:20 am

[QUOTE="crazzzyboy100, post: 1594658, member: 40273"]I learned that vitamin E supplements are linked to cancer . . .[/QUOTE]

sorry what

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Post by monstrman » Mon May 30, 2016 11:26 pm

[QUOTE="I REALLY HATE POKEMON!, post: 1597217, member: 18119"]sorry what[/QUOTE]

I Google searched the study and it said something about people that are 50 and older having a 17% increase in prostate cancer when they take vitamin E supplements but it seems like a thin correlation at best[DOUBLEPOST=1464665208,1464665129][/DOUBLEPOST]Or maybe it's legit

http://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/sele ... 1402287059

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