Oddities, curiousities and strangness in history

Page 39 of 40 Previous  1 ... 21 ... 38, 39, 40  Next

Go down

Re: Oddities, curiousities and strangness in history

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

advice to the ladies. get a BIG plastic bag. No
avatar
Mrs Figg
Eel Wrangler from Bree

Posts : 22374
Join date : 2011-10-06
Age : 88
Location : Holding The Door

Back to top Go down

Re: Oddities, curiousities and strangness in history

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

_________________
avatar
Mrs Figg
Eel Wrangler from Bree

Posts : 22374
Join date : 2011-10-06
Age : 88
Location : Holding The Door

Back to top Go down

Re: Oddities, curiousities and strangness in history

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

_________________
 
avatar
David H
Horsemaster, Fighting Bears in the Pacific Northwest

Posts : 6746
Join date : 2011-11-18

Back to top Go down

Re: Oddities, curiousities and strangness in history

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

Well named ! Nod

_________________
Pure Publications, The Tower of Lore and the Former Admin's Office are Reasonably Proud to Present-



A Green And Pleasant Land

Compiled and annotated by Eldorion.


- get your copy here for a limited period- free*

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1yjYiz8nuL3LqJ-yP9crpDKu_BH-1LwJU/view



*Pure Publications reserves the right to track your usage of this publication, snoop on your home address, go through your bins and sell personal information on to the highest bidder.
Warning may contain Wholesome Tales
avatar
Pettytyrant101
Crabbitmeister

Posts : 40609
Join date : 2011-02-14
Age : 46
Location : Scotshobbitland

Back to top Go down

Re: Oddities, curiousities and strangness in history

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

bungobaggins
The Mayor

Posts : 6374
Join date : 2013-08-24

Back to top Go down

Re: Oddities, curiousities and strangness in history

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


"A Man, a Miss, a Car, a Curve;
He Kissed the Miss, but Missed the Curve!"


                         - Burma Shave.

_________________
Halfwise, son of Halfwit. Brother of Nitwit, son of Halfwit. Half brother of Figwit.
Then it gets complicated...
avatar
halfwise
Quintessence of Burrahobbitry

Posts : 14324
Join date : 2012-02-01
Location : rustic broom closet in farthing of Manhattan

Back to top Go down

Re: Oddities, curiousities and strangness in history

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 



_________________
avatar
chris63
Adventurer

Posts : 7599
Join date : 2011-07-04
Location : Perth, Australia

Back to top Go down

Re: Oddities, curiousities and strangness in history

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

Going by that map it still looks close Wink

_________________
"All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us. It's the job that's never started as takes longest to finish.”
"There are far, far, better things ahead than any we can leave behind"
If you always do what you have always done, you will always get what you always got



avatar
azriel
Grumpy cat, rub my tummy, hear me purr

Posts : 13707
Join date : 2012-10-07
Age : 58
Location : in a galaxy, far,far away, deep in my own imagination.

Back to top Go down

Re: Oddities, curiousities and strangness in history

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

_________________
 
avatar
David H
Horsemaster, Fighting Bears in the Pacific Northwest

Posts : 6746
Join date : 2011-11-18

Back to top Go down

Re: Oddities, curiousities and strangness in history

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

_________________
Halfwise, son of Halfwit. Brother of Nitwit, son of Halfwit. Half brother of Figwit.
Then it gets complicated...
avatar
halfwise
Quintessence of Burrahobbitry

Posts : 14324
Join date : 2012-02-01
Location : rustic broom closet in farthing of Manhattan

Back to top Go down

Re: Oddities, curiousities and strangness in history

Post by bungobaggins on Wed Jan 14, 2015 9:08 pm


bungobaggins
The Mayor

Posts : 6374
Join date : 2013-08-24

Back to top Go down

Re: Oddities, curiousities and strangness in history

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

Ooooooh Shocked that was interesting

_________________
"All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us. It's the job that's never started as takes longest to finish.”
"There are far, far, better things ahead than any we can leave behind"
If you always do what you have always done, you will always get what you always got



avatar
azriel
Grumpy cat, rub my tummy, hear me purr

Posts : 13707
Join date : 2012-10-07
Age : 58
Location : in a galaxy, far,far away, deep in my own imagination.

Back to top Go down

Re: Oddities, curiousities and strangness in history

Post by azriel on Thu Feb 05, 2015 6:38 pm


_________________
"All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us. It's the job that's never started as takes longest to finish.”
"There are far, far, better things ahead than any we can leave behind"
If you always do what you have always done, you will always get what you always got



avatar
azriel
Grumpy cat, rub my tummy, hear me purr

Posts : 13707
Join date : 2012-10-07
Age : 58
Location : in a galaxy, far,far away, deep in my own imagination.

Back to top Go down

Re: Oddities, curiousities and strangness in history

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

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

_________________
Halfwise, son of Halfwit. Brother of Nitwit, son of Halfwit. Half brother of Figwit.
Then it gets complicated...
avatar
halfwise
Quintessence of Burrahobbitry

Posts : 14324
Join date : 2012-02-01
Location : rustic broom closet in farthing of Manhattan

Back to top Go down

Re: Oddities, curiousities and strangness in history

Post by chris63 on Tue Feb 10, 2015 4:42 am


_________________
avatar
chris63
Adventurer

Posts : 7599
Join date : 2011-07-04
Location : Perth, Australia

Back to top Go down

Re: Oddities, curiousities and strangness in history

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

Well I'll sleep well now! Mad Sofa

_________________
Pure Publications, The Tower of Lore and the Former Admin's Office are Reasonably Proud to Present-



A Green And Pleasant Land

Compiled and annotated by Eldorion.


- get your copy here for a limited period- free*

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1yjYiz8nuL3LqJ-yP9crpDKu_BH-1LwJU/view



*Pure Publications reserves the right to track your usage of this publication, snoop on your home address, go through your bins and sell personal information on to the highest bidder.
Warning may contain Wholesome Tales
avatar
Pettytyrant101
Crabbitmeister

Posts : 40609
Join date : 2011-02-14
Age : 46
Location : Scotshobbitland

Back to top Go down

Re: Oddities, curiousities and strangness in history

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

_________________
"All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us. It's the job that's never started as takes longest to finish.”
"There are far, far, better things ahead than any we can leave behind"
If you always do what you have always done, you will always get what you always got



avatar
azriel
Grumpy cat, rub my tummy, hear me purr

Posts : 13707
Join date : 2012-10-07
Age : 58
Location : in a galaxy, far,far away, deep in my own imagination.

Back to top Go down

Re: Oddities, curiousities and strangness in history

Post by Mrs Figg on Tue Feb 10, 2015 2:32 pm


_________________
avatar
Mrs Figg
Eel Wrangler from Bree

Posts : 22374
Join date : 2011-10-06
Age : 88
Location : Holding The Door

Back to top Go down

Re: Oddities, curiousities and strangness in history

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

Demon girl's kinda cute.

_________________
Halfwise, son of Halfwit. Brother of Nitwit, son of Halfwit. Half brother of Figwit.
Then it gets complicated...
avatar
halfwise
Quintessence of Burrahobbitry

Posts : 14324
Join date : 2012-02-01
Location : rustic broom closet in farthing of Manhattan

Back to top Go down

Re: Oddities, curiousities and strangness in history

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

She just looked like she was staring upwards to me Shrugging

_________________
Pure Publications, The Tower of Lore and the Former Admin's Office are Reasonably Proud to Present-



A Green And Pleasant Land

Compiled and annotated by Eldorion.


- get your copy here for a limited period- free*

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1yjYiz8nuL3LqJ-yP9crpDKu_BH-1LwJU/view



*Pure Publications reserves the right to track your usage of this publication, snoop on your home address, go through your bins and sell personal information on to the highest bidder.
Warning may contain Wholesome Tales
avatar
Pettytyrant101
Crabbitmeister

Posts : 40609
Join date : 2011-02-14
Age : 46
Location : Scotshobbitland

Back to top Go down

Re: Oddities, curiousities and strangness in history

Post by chris63 on Tue Feb 17, 2015 2:45 am

Mind Blowing… These 23 Unbelievable Facts Will DESTROY Your Understanding Of Time
Read more at http://higherperspective.com/2015/02/understanding-time.html#7oSWGHSauwlclMgj.99

_________________
avatar
chris63
Adventurer

Posts : 7599
Join date : 2011-07-04
Location : Perth, Australia

Back to top Go down

Re: Oddities, curiousities and strangness in history

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.

_________________
Halfwise, son of Halfwit. Brother of Nitwit, son of Halfwit. Half brother of Figwit.
Then it gets complicated...
avatar
halfwise
Quintessence of Burrahobbitry

Posts : 14324
Join date : 2012-02-01
Location : rustic broom closet in farthing of Manhattan

Back to top Go down

Re: Oddities, curiousities and strangness in history

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

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

_________________
"All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us. It's the job that's never started as takes longest to finish.”
"There are far, far, better things ahead than any we can leave behind"
If you always do what you have always done, you will always get what you always got



avatar
azriel
Grumpy cat, rub my tummy, hear me purr

Posts : 13707
Join date : 2012-10-07
Age : 58
Location : in a galaxy, far,far away, deep in my own imagination.

Back to top Go down

Re: Oddities, curiousities and strangness in history

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.

_________________
Pure Publications, The Tower of Lore and the Former Admin's Office are Reasonably Proud to Present-



A Green And Pleasant Land

Compiled and annotated by Eldorion.


- get your copy here for a limited period- free*

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1yjYiz8nuL3LqJ-yP9crpDKu_BH-1LwJU/view



*Pure Publications reserves the right to track your usage of this publication, snoop on your home address, go through your bins and sell personal information on to the highest bidder.
Warning may contain Wholesome Tales
avatar
Pettytyrant101
Crabbitmeister

Posts : 40609
Join date : 2011-02-14
Age : 46
Location : Scotshobbitland

Back to top Go down

Re: Oddities, curiousities and strangness in history

Post by Bluebottle on Wed Feb 18, 2015 7:53 am




_________________
“We're doomed,” he says, casually. “There's no question about that. But it's OK to be doomed because then you can just enjoy your life."
avatar
Bluebottle
Concerned citizen

Posts : 9841
Join date : 2013-11-09
Age : 31

Back to top Go down

Page 39 of 40 Previous  1 ... 21 ... 38, 39, 40  Next

Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum