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  1. IanW

    IanW Grumpy Old Git

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    FYI - Most "restaurant wasabi" is just dyed horseradish anyway.
     
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  2. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Lover of bit-tech Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    I buy the tube stuff, which is very open on the ingredients as being a mixture of all three - and green food colouring.
     
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  3. The_Crapman

    The_Crapman World's worst stuntman. Lover of bit-tech

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    TIL- Greta Thunberg is actually a 37year old male actor, real name Greg Rayner, who has a rare form of dwarfism. He was hired by the Middle East Joint Oil Knowledge and Education Syndicate to annoy people and turn them off environmentalism by being a smug lecturing nobhead.
     
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  4. Byron C

    Byron C Multimodder

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    I mean… duh… Don’t tell me you thought she was a Swedish teenager all this time?
     
  5. The_Crapman

    The_Crapman World's worst stuntman. Lover of bit-tech

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    Well I'd heard rumours but my Arabic is patchy at best, so didn't make the connection between Middle East Joint Oil Knowledge and Education Syndicate and it's native language acronym G.U.L.L.I.B.L.E.
     
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  6. IanW

    IanW Grumpy Old Git

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    TIL - The local Costco (UK) now stocks Starlink kits
     
  7. Mr_Mistoffelees

    Mr_Mistoffelees The Bit-Tech Cat. New Improved Version.

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    TiL, that during my first 25 years, I was living only a few miles from Terry Pratchett. In those days I didn’t know who he was…
     
  8. adidan

    adidan Guesswork is still work

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    Just Eat is called Menulog in Aus.

    No interesting but something I didn't know.
     
  9. IanW

    IanW Grumpy Old Git

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    XIL (Xmas I learned) -

    "Aunt Bessies" now put air fryer directions on their bags of frozen roasties.
    (Haven't looked at their chips / yorkshire puds / veg yet)
     
  10. sandys

    sandys Multimodder

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    Today I learned @adidan is adidan not aiden, mind blown :D who knows why my mentalist brain always read it the other way for years nor why it has decided that today was the day to reveal the truth..... weird, probably about to have a stroke :D :D :D
     
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  11. Vault-Tec

    Vault-Tec Green Plastic Watering Can

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    After dinner I did a sh*t, crossed with the name Dan I always presumed lol.
     
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  12. Mr_Mistoffelees

    Mr_Mistoffelees The Bit-Tech Cat. New Improved Version.

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    You've had a good innings...
     
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  13. fix-the-spade

    fix-the-spade Multimodder

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    The canon voice of Inquisitor Katarinya Greyfax is Catherine Tate, who actually voices her in the audio books.
     
  14. adidan

    adidan Guesswork is still work

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    It actually originated years ago.

    I was sharing a house with three lasses and we came back absolutely mashed up from a night of clubbing.

    I happened to be wearing an Adidas t-shirt and my house mate was trying to say my name but was transfixed on my logo in a mushed up state and mangled them together.

    Not an origin story of film worthiness but there you go :happy:
     
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  15. kenco_uk

    kenco_uk I unsuccessfully then tried again

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    At least it started off well.
     
  16. IanW

    IanW Grumpy Old Git

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  17. IanW

    IanW Grumpy Old Git

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    TIL - Before he was "discovered" by George Lucas, Harrison Ford roadied for The Doors.
     
  18. IanW

    IanW Grumpy Old Git

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    TIL - A can of compressed air can generate supersonic shock diamonds
     
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  19. Mr_Mistoffelees

    Mr_Mistoffelees The Bit-Tech Cat. New Improved Version.

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    Must be fitted with an afterburner…
     
  20. IanW

    IanW Grumpy Old Git

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    I blame the sprouts!
     
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