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Post  Shining Darkness on Wed Mar 19, 2008 9:08 am

Post odd facts/links to websites with odd facts/articles about odd facts. (post what the link is about though...)

Ill start with this link about how raw cashews are poisonous, and you can get high off nutmeg! i already posted this somewhere though.

http://www.damninteresting.com/?p=324

There. Then also, supposedly nintendo means "leave luck to heaven" or "in the end, it in heaven's hands"

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Post  Cleston on Thu Mar 20, 2008 7:13 am

WELLLLLLL i dont have a link but if you drop marshmallow off the empire state building i think in new york it will be able to kill someone
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Post  Shining Darkness on Thu Mar 20, 2008 9:13 am

I eat "instant noodles" that take 3 minutes to cook, and longer for me to eat.

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Post  Kitsune756 on Fri Mar 21, 2008 11:31 am

A average of 30 Americans are killed every year in vending machine related accidents.Shocked
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Post  weirdiswhatilike on Sat Mar 22, 2008 1:27 am

Ironic?
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Post  Cleston on Sun Mar 23, 2008 8:54 am

really ummm if you get over 3 feet under water bullets wont hurt you
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Post  Dreamer on Sun Mar 23, 2008 1:18 pm

more people in a year are struck by lightning then are bit by a shark.....
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Post  Cleston on Mon Mar 24, 2008 10:17 am

you are more likly to die on a bus than on a plane
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Post  Shining Darkness on Wed Mar 26, 2008 1:07 pm

Well. Here i am again, with my odd laws. According to the site "these were taken from a reliable source, but there are no guarantees"

In Texas, it's against the law for anyone to have a pair of pliers in his or her possession.

In Philadelphia, you can't put pretzels in bags based on an Act of 1760.

Alaska law says that you can't look at a moose from an airplane. Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile Gotta love my home state. Smile

In Corpus Christie, Texas, it is illegal to raise alligators in your home.

In Miami, it is forbidden to imitate an animal.

It is against the law to mispronounce the name of the State of Arkansas in that State.

In Illinois, the law is that a car must be driven with the steering wheel.

California law prohibits a woman from driving a car while dressed in a housecoat.

In Memphis, Tennessee, a woman is not to drive a car unless a man warns approaching motorists or pedestrians by walking in front of the car that is being driven.

In Tennessee, it is against the law to drive a car while sleeping.

In New York, it is against the law for a blind person to drive an automobile.

In West Virginia, only babies can ride in a baby carriage.

In Georgia, it is against the law to slap a man on the back or front.

A barber is not to advertise prices in the State of Georgia.

In Louisiana, a bill was introduced years ago in the State House of Representatives that fixed a ceiling on haircuts for bald men of 25 cents.

In Oklahoma, no baseball team can hit the ball over the fence or out of a ballpark.

In Rochester, Michigan, the law is that anyone bathing in public must have the bathing suit inspected by a police officer !

In Kentucky, it's the law that a person must take a bath once a year.

In Utah, birds have the right of way on any public highway.

In Ohio, one must have a license to keep a bear.

In Tennessee, a law exists which prohibits the sale of bologna (sandwich meat) on Sunday.

In Virginia, the Code of 1930 has a statute which prohibits corrupt practices or bribery by any person other than political candidates.

In Providence, Rhode Island, it is against the law to jump off a bridge.

In the State of Kansas, you're not allowed to drive a buffalo through a street.

In Florida, it is against the law to put livestock on a school bus.

In New Jersey, cabbage can't be sold on Sunday.

In Galveston, Texas, it is illegal to have a camel run loose in the street!

In North Carolina, it is against the law for dogs and cats to fight.

In Singapore, it is illegal to chew gum.

In Cleveland, Ohio, it is unlawful to leave chewing gum in public places.

In Virginia, chickens cannot lay eggs before 8:00 a.m., and must be done before 4:00 p.m.

In New York, it is against the law for children to pick up or collect cigarette and cigar butts.

In Massachusetts, it is against the law to put tomatos in clam chowder.

In Washington State, you can't carry a concealed weapon that is over 6 feet in length.

In San Francisco, there is an ordinance, which bans the picking up and throwing of used confetti.

In Kentucky, it is illegal for a merchant to force a person into his place of business for the purpose of making a sale.

It is against the law in Connecticut for a man to write love letters to a girl whose mother or father has forbidden the relationship.

In Michigan, married couples must live together or be imprisoned.

In the state of Colorado, a pet cat, if loose, must have a tail-light!

In Phoenix, Arizona, you can't walk through a hotel lobby with spurs on.

In California, a law created in 1925 makes it illegal to wiggle while dancing.

In Utah, daylight must be visible between dancing couples.

In Michigan, it is against the law for a lady to lift her skirt more than 6 inches while walking through a mud puddle.

In North Carolina, it is against the law for a rabbit to race down the street.

In Georgia, it's against the law to spread a false rumor.

In West Virginia, one can't cook sauerkraut or cabbage due to the odors and the offence is subject to imprisonment.

In Missouri, a man must have a permit to shave.

The law states that more than 3000 sheep cannot be herded down Hollywood Blvd. at any one time.

In Texas, it is still a "hanging offense" to steal cattle.


These are for you cleston!!

It is illegal to wear a hat that obstructs peoples' view in a public theater or place of amusement.
It is illegal for a women to stand within five feet of a bar while drinking.


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Post  Press2000 on Thu Mar 27, 2008 12:13 am

in the state of california, these laws are present;

It is illegal to molest a butterfly.

It is illegal for a wife to undress in front of her husband

It is illegal to sleep naked.

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Mind you, these laws made sense a few centuries ago.
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Post  Shining Darkness on Thu Mar 27, 2008 5:28 am

For the last one, technically if you have 1 sock on you are safe. lol.

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Post  Press2000 on Thu Mar 27, 2008 6:20 am

*nods thoughtfully* yes, lol.
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Post  Dreamer on Sun Mar 30, 2008 7:50 am

flamingos are pink because they eat a lot of blue-green algae and a lot of shrimp.
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Post  Cleston on Wed Apr 02, 2008 8:34 am

its actually the shrimp and thanks skeleton
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Post  Kitsune756 on Wed Apr 02, 2008 11:01 am

a pack of crows is called a "murder" and fox pups are called "kits"
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Post  CottonCandy on Wed Apr 02, 2008 11:33 am

A Gaggle of geese! Haha. Do geese make gaggling noises?
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Post  Dreamer on Thu Apr 03, 2008 8:39 am

they hiss but i don't know about gaggling.
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Post  CottonCandy on Fri Apr 04, 2008 7:53 am

haha. I've never really met a goose before...
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Post  Dreamer on Fri Apr 04, 2008 7:58 am

well of course you can't "meet" a goose but have you ever seen one or heard one???
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Post  CottonCandy on Fri Apr 04, 2008 8:15 am

Of course I've seen one!!


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Post  Shining Darkness on Fri Apr 04, 2008 8:53 am

hmm. geese are odd. I think they honk.. not hiss.

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Post  Dreamer on Fri Apr 04, 2008 9:28 am

i think both. cause i've heard them hiss. i hate geese. they're awful.
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Post  Shining Darkness on Fri Apr 04, 2008 9:30 am

oh. never heard them hiss. when i was like 3 or 4 i was chasing a goose and it starting running away... until it found out i wasn't THAT much bigger than it. Then, the hunter became the hunted. lol. And it honked.

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Post  Dreamer on Fri Apr 04, 2008 9:31 am

they're really scary. amazing story. got any more??? i'm really bored.
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Post  Shining Darkness on Fri Apr 04, 2008 9:33 am

heh. I said somewhere i always have more than i know. But... let's see. Umm. I found something i was looking for for a LONG time. Then i tossed it onto my bed, and it bounced into the hole between my bed and the wall.

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