Dumb Trivia


#1

Lets have everybody post one dumb fact that they know, I’m just bored and it was an idea. Here’s mine:

In Florida, by law you must have windsheild wipers, but you don’t have to have a windshield.

Rep. Carl Gunter (R-Louisiana) “With incest you could get super-smart kids.”

Oral sex is illegal in South Carolina…

Materbation is illegel in Nevada.

Atleast 4 out of the 10 richest billionaires got their money from Wal-Mart.

A raisin dropped in a glass of fresh campagne will bounce up and down continuously from the bottom of the glass to the top.

A duck’s quack doesn’t echo. No one knows why.

There are no words in the dictionary that rhyme with orange, purple, or silver. The funny thing is they’re all colors.

The # of possible ways of playing the first four moves per side in a game of chess is 318,979,564,000.

There are 316 words misspelled in the dictionary.


#2

you have too much time


#3

Materbation is illegel in Nevada.

That’s because they want you to pay one of their many hookers.

A duck’s quack doesn’t echo. No one knows why.

Oh come on now! Not even in the restroom at Angels Stadium? or if it quacked into a mic with the reverb turned way up?

There are 316 words misspelled in the dictionary.

Oh, and can you type up that list for me when you get a sec? Thanks.


#4

:fu


#5

Damn Booze lets see.
The Wanking thing, lets see I don’t know why.
The ducks, hell no.
The dictionary I don’t know.

And 99, what’s your deal! Get a fucking life and leave me alone. Don’t you have any talents to work on other than harrass me?

Singing

YOUR OWN PRAISES!

Acting

OBNOXIOUS!


#6

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[quote=HOTRODSnBOOZE]

A duck’s quack doesn’t echo. No one knows why.

Oh come on now! Not even a the restroom at Angels Stadium? or if it quacked into a mic with the reverb turned way up?[/quote]

Myth busters tested that, it really does not echo enough to be audible to the human ear.

An interesting fact that I remembered; Indiana passed a law that pie was 3.14 exactly. It was later repealed.


#7

Pi is 3.14
Pie is a food item
Thank you James.
I am again proven to be correct Mr. Booze.
:banana


#8

that was pretty cool. i didnt know those things.


#9

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[quote=xXxVampireFreakxXx]Pi is 3.14
Pie is a food item
Thank you James.
I am again proven to be correct Mr. Booze.
:banana[/quote]

well first off, that information is information you read and passed along… so in essence i just proved your source correct… not necessarily you. secondly, he was kidding.

and pie, pi. You knew what I meant.


#10

In Arkansas, it is against the law to be naked, even in your own home, in any other room than the bathroom.


#11

The duck thing is the only one that blows me away. Must me the Scientist in me. The rest of them are just ridiculous laws made by man. But quacking with no echo? Why haven’t I heard about this before? Are they Aliens?
Booze starts building a duck statue with his mashed potatoes :wtf


#12

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[quote=HOTRODSnBOOZE]The duck thing is the only one that blows me away. Must me the Scientist in me. The rest of them are just ridiculous laws made by man. But quacking with no echo? Why haven’t I heard about this before? Are they Aliens?
Booze starts building a duck statue with his mashed potatoes :wtf[/quote]

round here, theres a law still on the books that says you can beat your wife on sunday in front of the courthouse

or something like that…

really fucking stupid… im surprised its still on the books…

as to the ducks…

i guess its just the way the sound waves are formed as they leave the beak, so that the sound wave is almost in the 360 matrix… like when you hit something, it will spread out amoung the particles in the air, and if strong enough, will bounce back off of a more solid surface…

:dunno

i just

:dunno


#13

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[quote=sourlemon2k5]

as to the ducks…

i guess its just the way the sound waves are formed as they leave the beak, so that the sound wave is almost in the 360 matrix… like when you hit something, it will spread out amoung the particles in the air, and if strong enough, will bounce back off of a more solid surface…

:dunno

i just

:dunno[/quote]
No wonder you never get laid. :rofl


#14

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[quote=HOTRODSnBOOZE][quote=sourlemon2k5]

as to the ducks…

i guess its just the way the sound waves are formed as they leave the beak, so that the sound wave is almost in the 360 matrix… like when you hit something, it will spread out amoung the particles in the air, and if strong enough, will bounce back off of a more solid surface…

:dunno

i just

:dunno[/quote]
No wonder you never get laid. :rofl[/quote]

haha


#15

i heard in kentucky by law you have to take at least 1 shower a year. :lol yuck if you only take 1 shower a year. i cant even go more than 1 day with out showering. and heres some i found off a web site.

The first couple to be shown in bed together on prime time television was Fred and Wilma Flintstone.

Coca-Cola was originally green.

Every day more money is printed for Monopoly than the US Treasury.

The Hawaiian alphabet has 12 letters.

City with the most Rolls Royces per capita: Hong Kong.

State with the highest percentage of people who walk to work: Alaska.

Percentage of Africa that is wilderness: 28%
Percentage of North America that is wilderness: 38%

Barbie’s measurements if she were life size: 39-23-33.

Cost of raising a medium-size dog to the age of eleven: $6,400

Average number of people airborne over the US any given hour: 61,000.

Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.

The world’s youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910.

The youngest pope was 11 years old.

First novel ever written on a typewriter: Tom Sawyer.

The San Francisco Cable cars are the only mobile National Monuments

Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history.
Spades - King David, Clubs - Alexander the Great, Hearts - Charlemagne, and Diamonds - Julius Caesar.

111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321

If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both front legs in the air, the person died in battle; if the horse has one front leg in the air, the person died as a result of wounds received in battle; if the horse has all four legs on the ground, the person died of natural causes.

Only two people signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4th, John Hancock and Charles Thomson. Most of the rest signed on August 2, but the last signature wasn’t added until 5 years later.

“I am.” is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.

The term “the whole 9 yards” came from W.W.II fighter pilots in the South Pacific. When arming their airplanes on the ground, the .50 caliber machine gun ammo belts measured exactly 27 feet, before being loaded into the fuselage. If the pilots fired all their ammo at a target, it got “the whole 9 yards.”

Hershey’s Kisses are called that because the machine that makes them looks like it’s kissing the conveyor belt.

The phrase “rule of thumb” is derived from an old English law, which stated that you couldn’t beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb.

The Eisenhower interstate system requires that one mile in every five must be straight. These straight sections are usable as airstrips in times of war or other emergencies.

The name Jeep came from the abbreviation used in the army for the “General Purpose” vehicle, G.P.

The cruise liner, Queen Elizabeth II, moves only six inches for each gallon of diesel that it burns.

The first NFL team that plays its home games in a domed stadium to win a Superbowl was the St. Louis Rams in 1999.

The only two days of the year in which there are no professional sports games (MLB, NBA, NHL, or NFL) are the day before and the day after the Major League all-stars Game

The nursery rhyme Ring Around the Rosy is a rhyme about the plague. Infected people with the plague would get red circular sores (“Ring around the rosy…”), these sores would smell very badly so common folks would put flowers on their bodies somewhere (inconspicuously), so that it would cover the smell of the sores ("…a pocket full of posies…"), People who died from the plague would be burned so as to reduce the possible spread of the disease ("…ashes, ashes, we all fall down!")

Q. What separates “60 Minutes,” on CBS from every other TV show?
A. No theme song.

Q. Half of all Americans live within 50 miles of what?
A. Their birthplace.

Q. Most boat owners name their boats. What is the most popular boat name requested?
A. Obsession

Q. If you were to spell out numbers, how far would you have to go until you would find the letter “A”?
A. One thousand

Q. What do bullet proof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers and laser printers all have in common?
A. All invented by women.

Q. This is the only food that doesn’t spoil.
A. Honey

Q. There are more collect calls on this day than any other day of the year.
A. Father’s Day

Q. What trivia fact about Mel Blanc (voice of Bugs Bunny) is the most ironic?
A. He was allergic to carrots.

40% of all people who come to a party snoop in your medicine cabinet.

An apple, onion, and potato all have the same taste. The differences in flavor are caused by their smell. To prove this you can pinch your nose and take a bite from each. They will all taste sweet.

The estimated number of M & M’s sold each day in the United States is 200,000,000.

Grapes explode when you put them in the microwave.

Wine will spoil if exposed to light, hence tinted bottles.

A hard-boiled egg will spin. An uncooked or soft-boiled egg will not. (I’m going home to boil an egg tonight)

Domestic cats hate lemons or other citrus scents.

Every citizen of Kentucky is required by law to take a bath at least once a year.

Parker Brothers prints about 50 billion dollars worth of Monopoly money in one year. (which is more than real money printed in a year)

203 million dollars is spent on barbed wire each year in the U.S.

No word in the English language rhymes with “month”.

If you put a raisin in a champagne bottle, it will rise and fall continuously.

The letter J does not appear ANYWHERE in the periodic table of elements.

In Canada, if a debt is higher than 25 cents, it is illegal to pay it with pennies.

Impotence is grounds for divorce in 24 states in the United States.

Federal law forbids recycling used eyeglasses in the United States

If you have three quarters, four dimes, and four pennies, you have $1.19. You also have the largest amount of money in U.S. coins without being able to make change for a dollar

If you are hedenophobic, you have a fear of pleasure.

“Almost” is the longest word in the English language with all the letters in alphabetical order.

If you toss a penny 10,000 times, it will not be heads 5,000 times, but more like 4,950. The heads picture weighs more, so it ends up on the bottom more often.

The longest word that can be typed solely with the left hand is stewardess

There is only ONE word in the English language with THREE CONSECUTIVE SETS OF DOUBLE LETTERS… Bookkeeper

Cleveland spelled backwards is “DNA level C.”

The # symbols is often referred to as a “number sign” or “pound sign.” Its actual name is an octothorpe

The letter “W” is the only letter in the alphabet that doesn’t have just one syllable – it has three.

The letters in the abbreviation e.g. stand for exempli gratia – a Latin term meaning “for example.”

Women blink nearly twice as much as men do.

This one is deep…think about the cultural impact this could have: NO WAR HAS BEEN FOUGHT WHERE BOTH COUNTRIES HAD A McDonalds

For the “wrong handed” people…Over 2500 left handed people a year are killed from using products made for right handed people! That means DEATH to Lefties

The sentence “The quick brown fox jumps over a lazy dog.” uses every letter of the alphabet!

The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is “uncopyrightable”!

A cockroach can live several weeks with its head cut off - it dies from starvation.

The state of Florida is bigger than England!

The youngest person to give birth was a five-yr. old tribal girl (C-Section of course)


#16

Q. What do bullet proof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers and laser printers all have in common?
A. All invented by women.

This is the only thing I don’t agree with. I remember watching the guy who supposedly invented the bullet proof vest test it on video by putting a 6 shooter to his gut and firing. (the bullet was stopped)


#17

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Urban Legend. It’s sometimes true but isn’t always. All the other ones were really interesting.

http://www.snopes.com/military/statue.htm


#18

The average 60-minute audio cassette tape has 562.5 feet of tape in it.


#19

all the snapple facts… some of them are pretty cool

#1 A Goldfish’s attention span is three seconds

#2 Animals that lay eggs don’t have belly buttons

#3 Beavers can hold their breathe for 45 minutes under water

#4 Slugs have 4 noses

#5 Camels have 3 eyelids

#6 A honey bee can fly at 15mph

#7 A queen bee can lay 800-1500 eggs per day

#8 A bee has 5 eyes

#9 The average speed of a housefly is 4.5 mph

#10 Mosquitoes are attracted to people who just ate bananas

#11 Flamingos are pink because they eat shrimp

#12 Emus and Kangaroos cannot walk backward

#13 Cats have over 100 vocal chords

#14 Camel’s milk does not curdle

#15 All porcupines float in water

#16 The world’s termites outweigh the world’s humans 10 to 1

#17 A hummingbird weighs less then a penny

#18 A jellyfish is 95% water

#19 Children grow faster in the spring

#20 Broccoli is the only vegetable that is also a flower

#21 Almonds are part of the peach family

#22 Alaska has the highest percentage of people who walk to work

#23 The San Francisco Cable cars are the only mobile national monument

#24 The state of Maine has 62 lighthouses

#25 The only food that does not spoil is honey

#26 The Hawaiian alphabet only has 12 letters

#27 A ball of glass will bounce higher then a ball of rubber

#28 Chewing gum while peeling onions will prevent you from crying

#29 On average a human will spend up to 2 weeks kissing in his/her lifetime

#30 Fish have eyelids

#31 The average human will eat an average of 8 spiders while sleeping

#32 There is one million ants to every human in the world

#33 Termites eat through wood two times faster when listening to rock music!

#34 If you keep a goldfish in a dark room it will eventually turn white

#35 Elephants only sleep 2 hours a day

#36 A duck’s quack doesn’t echo

#37 A snail breathes through its foot

#38 Fish cough.

#39 An ant’s smell is stronger then a dog’s

#40 It is possible to lead a cow up stairs but not down

#41 Shrimp can only swim backward

#42 Frogs cannot swallow with their eyes open

#43 A cat’s lower jaw cannot move sideways

#44 The bullfrog is the only animal that never sleeps

#45 Elephants are capable of swimming 20 miles per day

#46 Elephants are the only mammal that cannot jump

#47 Giraffes have no vocal chords

#48 Cats can hear ultrasound

#49 Despite its hump…camels has a straight spine

#50 Mosquitoes have 47 teeth

#51 There is 63,360 inches in a mile

#52 11% of people in the world are left-handed

#53 The average women consumes 6lbs of lipstick in her lifetime

#54 The average smell weighs 760 nanograms *

#55 A human brain weighs about 3lbs

#56 1/4 of the bones in your body are in your feet

#57 You blink over 10,000,000 times a year

#58 A sneeze travels out of your nose at 100mph

#59 Brain waves can be used to power an electric train

#60 The tongue is the fastest healing part of the body

#61 Pigs get sunburn

#62 The lifespan of a taste bud is 10 days

#63 The average human produces 10,000 gallons of saliva in a lifetime

#64 Strawberries contain more Vitamin C then oranges

#65 A one-day weather forecast requires about 10 billion math calculations

#66 Americans on average eat 18 acres of pizza a day

#67 There are 18 different animal shapes in the Animal cracker zoo

#68 The longest one syllable word is “screeched”

#69 No word in the English language rhymes with month

#70 A “jiffy” is actually 1/100 of a second

#71 There is a town called “Big Ugly” in West Virginia

#72 The average person uses 150 gallons of water per day for personal use

#73 The average person spends 2 weeks of its life waiting for a traffic light to change

#74 You share your birthday with 9 million others in the world

#75 The average person makes 1,140 phone calls per year

#76 The average person spends 2 years on the phone in his/her lifetime

#77 No piece of paper can be folded more then 7 times

#78 Alaska is the most eastern and western state in the US

#79 There are 119 grooves on the edge of a quarter

#80 About 18% of Animal owners share their bed with their pet

#81 Alaska has more caribou then people

#82 August has the highest percent of births

#83 Googol is a number (1 followed by 100 zeros)

#84 Oysters can change genders back and forth

#85 The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows

#86 Until the 19th century solid blocks of tea were used as money in Siberia

#87 A mile on the ocean and a mile on land are not the same distance

#88 A ten gallon hat holds less then one gallon of liquid

#89 The average American walks 18,000 steps a day

#90 The average raindrop falls at 7mph

#91 There are more telephones than people in Washington D.C.

#92 Fish can drown

#93 A Kangaroo can jump 30 feet

#94 Lizards communicate by doing push-ups

#95 Squids can have eyeballs the size of volleyballs

#96 The average American will eat 35,000 cookies in his/her lifetime

#97 A turkey can run at 20mph

#98 When the moon is directly over you, you weigh less

#99 You burn 20 calories an hour chewing gum

#100 In a year, the average person walks 4 miles making their bed

#101 About half of all Americans are on a diet at any given time

#102 A one-minute kiss burns 26 calories

#103 Frowning burns more calories then smiling

#104 There are more then 30,000 diets on public record

#105 You will burn 7% more calories walking on hard dirt then pavement

#106 You way less at the top of a mountain then sea level

#107 You burn more calories sleeping then watching TV

#108 Licking a stamp burns 10 calories

#109 Smelling apples and/or bananas can help you lose weight

#110 Frogs never drink

#111 Only male turkeys gobble

#112 At birth, a Dalmation is always pure white

#113 The fastest recorded speed of a racehorse was over 43 mph

#114 The oldest known animal was a tortoise, which lived to be 152 years old

#115 ?

#116 The largest fish is the whale shark - It can be over 50 feet long and weigh 2 tons

#117 The starfish is the only animal that can turn its stomach inside out

#118 Honeybees are the only insects that create a form of food for humans

#119 The hummingbird is the only bird that can fly backwards

#120 The only continent without native reptiles or snakes is Antarctica

#121 The only bird that can swim and not fly is a penguin

#122 A duck can’t walk without bobbing its head

#123 Beavers were once the size of bears

#124 Seals sleep only one and a half minutes at a time

#125 Pigeons have been trained by the U.S. Coast Guard to spot people lost at sea

#126 A pigeon’s feathers are heavier than its bones

#127 A hummingbird’s heart beats 1,400 times a minute

#128 Dragonflies have six legs but can’t walk

#129 Mosquitos have 47 teeth

#130 ?

#131 Koala and humans are the only animals with unique fingerprints

#132 A crocodile cannot move its tongue

#133 Honeybees navigate by using the sun as a compass

#134 An ant can lift 50 times its own weight

#135 A single coffee tree produces only about a pound of coffee beans per year

#136 Strawberries are the only fruits whose seeds grow on the outside

#137 The city of Los Angeles has three times more automobiles than people

#138 Hawaii is the only U.S. state that grows coffee

#139 Hawaii is the only state with one school district

#140 Holland is the only country with a national dog

#141 The square dance is the official dance of the state of Washington

#142 Hawaii is the only U.S. state never to report a temperature of zero degrees F or below

#143 “Q” is the only letter in the alphabet not appearing in the name of any U.S. state

#144 Texas is the only state that permits residents to cast absentee ballots from space

#145 Lake Superior is the world’s largest lake

#146 The smallest county in America is New York County, better known as Manhattan

#147 Panama is the only place in the world where you can see the sun rise on the Pacific and set on the Atlantic

#148 The tallest man was 8 ft. 11 in

#149 ?

#150 The first sport to be filmed was boxing in 1894

#151 The fastest served ball in tennis was clocked at 154 mph in 1963

#152 In 1985, the fastest bicyclist was clocked at 154 mph

#153 The speed limit in NYC was 8 mph in 1895

#154 Americans spend more than $630 million a year on golf balls

#155 In 1926, the first outdoor mini-golf courses were built on rooftops in NYC

#156 Swimming pools in the U.S. contain enough water to cover San Francisco

#157 The first TV soap opera debuted in 1946

#158 The first MTV video was “Video Killed the Radio Star,” by the Buggles

#159 The first TV show ever to be put into reruns was “The Lone Ranger”

#160 One alternative title that had been considered for NBC’s hit “Friends” was “Insomnia Cafe”

#161 The first TV network kids show in the U.S. was “Captain Kangaroo”

#162 The temperature of the sun can reach up to 15 million degrees fahrenheit

#163 The first penny had the motto “Mind your own business”

#164 The first vacuum was so large, it was brought to a house by horses

#165 Panama is the only place in the world where you can see the sun rise

#166 Before mercury, brandy was used to fill thermometers

#167 You have to play ping-pong for 12 hours to lose one pound

#168 One brow wrinkle is the result of 200,000 frowns

#169 The first human-made object to break the sound barrier was a whip

#170 In 1878, the first telephone book ever issued contained only 50 names

#171 The most sensetive parts of the body are the mouth and the fingertips

#172 The eye makes movements 50 times every second

#173 Chinese is the most spoken language in the world

#174 ?

#175 In 1634, tulip bulbs were a form of currency in Holland

#176 The first bike was called a hobbyhorse

#177 The first sailing boats were built in Egypt

#178 The first ballpoint pens were sold in 1945 for $12.00

#179 The first lighthouse to use electricity was the Statue of Liberty in 1886

#180 The first VCR was made in 1956 and was the size of a piano

#181 The first jukebox was located in San Francisco in 1899

#182 A rainbow can only be seen in the morning or late afternoon

#183 The Capitol building in Washington DC has 365 steps to represent every day of the year

#184 The most used letters in the English language are E, T, A, O, I and N

#185 A male kangaroo is called a Boomer

#186 A female kangaroo is called a flyer

#187 There are over 61,000 pizzerias in the U.S

#188 Antarctica is the driest, coldest, windiest, and highest continent on earth

#189 ?

#190 Thailand means “Land of the Free”


#20

soooo much reading… but very interesting.