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PostPosted: Wed Nov 13, 2013 10:01 pm 
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Post random facts you know and help each other expand each others knowledge!
This could range from weird words, bizarre scientific discoveries, or insane outdated laws.


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 13, 2013 10:07 pm 
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An armor peircing 30mm round costs $19.34 USD.

The GAU-8/A Avenger, the seven-barrelled gun of the A-10 Thunderbolt can reach a fire rate of up to 4200 rounds per minute.

At full speed it costs $84,000 a minute to fire the gun.

The GAU-8 is so powerful that pilots fire in seven second bursts otherwise the gun would slow the aircraft to the point of stalling.

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 13, 2013 10:11 pm 
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An armor peircing 30mm round costs $19.34 USD.

The GAU-8/A Avenger, the seven-barrelled gun of the A-A10 Thunderbolt can reach a fire rate of up to 4200 rounds per minute.

At full speed it costs $84,000 a minute to fire the gun.


Is that round cost for retail or production cost?
That's nuts.

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 13, 2013 10:23 pm 
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the coolest poster on this forum is 'door (dooooooooooor)'


this thread is about facts, not blatant lies


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 13, 2013 10:25 pm 
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the coolest poster on this forum is 'door (dooooooooooor)'

this is now the coolest poster on this forum
and that's a fact

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Donald Ducks middle name is Fauntleroy.


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An armor peircing 30mm round costs $19.34 USD.

The GAU-8/A Avenger, the seven-barrelled gun of the A-10 Thunderbolt can reach a fire rate of up to 4200 rounds per minute.

At full speed it costs $84,000 a minute to fire the gun.

The GAU-8 is so powerful that pilots fire in seven second bursts otherwise the gun would slow the aircraft to the point of stalling.

Are you the Heavy irl

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George "Corpsegrinder" Fisher from Cannibal Corpse plays World of Warcraft.

poor guy

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 13, 2013 10:56 pm 
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George "Corpsegrinder" Fisher from Cannibal Corpse plays World of Warcraft.

poor guy

i talked to him the other day when i was doing a soo
i was like what's up and he was like my music sucks
jk but i <3 u

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Disney Cameos:

101 Dalmatians -– Lady and Tramp make a quick cameo during the Twilight Bark scene.
101 Dalmatians –- Peg, from Lady and the Tramp, appears in the window of Percy’s Pet Shop during the Twilight Bark scene.

Aladdin -- Sebastian from The Little Mermaid can be seen with the Genie.
Aladdin –- The Beast appears as one of the Sultan’s toys.

Beauty & the Beast –- When Maurice and Felipe are lost in the woods they find a road sign, two of the routes on the sign read Anaheim and Valencia. (Anaheim: Where Disneyland is and Valencia: Where California Institute of the Arts is located)

Brother Bear –- Nemo makes a quick cameo in the scene where Kenai disrupts the salmon fishing.

Hercules –- Scar is the slain Nemean Lion.

The Hunchback of Notre Dame –- Aladdin’s Magic Carpet, Belle from Beauty and the Beast, and Pumbaa from The Lion King, are seen on the street surrounding Notre Dame during the “Out There” scene.

Lilo & Stitch –- When Lilo is watching the falling star, a Dumbo toy sits in the background on the art easel.
Lilo & Stitch –- A Mulan poster hangs on the wall of Nani’s room.

The Little Mermaid -- Mickey, Donald, and Goofy are among the crowd during King Triton’s entrance.
The Little Mermaid –- The King and The Grand Duke, from Cinderella, are guests during the wedding scene.

Monsters Inc. -- Boo shows Sully a doll of Nemo from Finding Nemo.

Oliver & Company –- Jock, Peg, and Trusty, from Lady & The Tramp, make a quick cameo.
Oliver & Company -– Princess Aurora can be seen walking in the background.

The Princess and the Frog –- Aladdin’s Magic Carpet can be seen in the opening scene of the movie.
The Princess and the Frog –- King Triton appears as a Mardi Gras float.
The Princess and the Frog –- While Mama Odie sings “Dig a Little Deeper,” she throws around a few items, one of which is Genie’s Magic Lamp from Aladdin.

Tangled –- Pinocchio is hidden up in the rafters above Flynn Rider during the “I’ve Got a Dream” scene.
Tangled –- As Rapunzel and Flynn read in the library, three classic Disney movies appear in book form: A Sleeping Beauty storybook is displayed next to the window, a copy of Beauty and the Beast lays on the ground, and the Little Mermaid sits atop a side table.

Tarzan -– Mrs. Potts and Chip are in Porter’s camp.

Treasure Planet –- A Stitch doll sits on Jim’s shelf.

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 13, 2013 11:06 pm 
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Cats can produce over one hundred vocal sounds, while dogs can only produce about ten.

Validation from Southpark ~

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 13, 2013 11:09 pm 
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leetmilf wrote:
Cats can produce over one hundred vocal sounds, while dogs can only produce about ten.

Validation from Southpark ~

that episode was hilarious
another fact
the current season of south park is really bad, especially considering how improved the last season was

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 14, 2013 12:08 am 
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Disney Cameos:

Monsters Inc. -- Boo shows Sully a doll of Nemo from Finding Nemo.


Monster's inc- Along with Jess the cowgirl,the bouncy ball from toy story, and a few others

Brave> If your quick enough during the woodcarver scene you'll see The pizza Planet truck

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More people are killed every year from teddy bears than from grizzly bears.

Original Skittles do not contain the color blue, so you cant actually taste the full rainbow.

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 14, 2013 8:12 pm 
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In Poland, you can buy a chocolate bar that contains 5% rectified spirit - using a breathalyzer after eating one can show a 0.38‰ blood-alcohol level. Best of all, you can buy it in elementary school stores (or at least you could when I was a youngin').

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@Ogre - that is messed up. Were they way more expensive than regular chocolate? You had stores in your schools?

Fact: Tomatoes are fruit and vegetable.

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Cats are jerks.


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Dogs are bred to love.
There are many working dogs, but virtually all cats are dependents.

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 15, 2013 3:47 pm 
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miss_bun wrote:
Cats are jerks.


you're doing it wrong


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Ko wrote:
miss_bun wrote:
Cats are jerks.


you're doing it wrong

you dont even believe this

everythign I hear you say about your cat is how much an **** its being

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