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Education Today I learned (TIL)........

Discussion in 'General' started by Kronos, 20 Jan 2018.

  1. ModSquid

    ModSquid Multimodder

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    But Alaskan Pipelines are fine if you're in a Berlin nightclub.
     
  2. Mr_Mistoffelees

    Mr_Mistoffelees The Bit-Tech Cat. New Improved Version.

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    TIL, that an author called Alex Hill wrote a play called, Why I Stuck a Flare Up My Arse For England, first presented at The Edinburgh Festival.
     
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    bawjaws Multimodder

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  4. c0nstruct

    c0nstruct What's a Dremel?

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    TIL that Shawshank was written by SK, having only seen the film, I never knew this - can't remember if it was even in the opening credits?
     
  5. Mr_Mistoffelees

    Mr_Mistoffelees The Bit-Tech Cat. New Improved Version.

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    TIL: Whilst I have no problem building and configuring a PC and, keeping it working and performing as expected, I'm up Sh!t Creek when it comes to sending a text message on my iPhone...

    I had to ask my wife what I had done wrong! :duh::duh::duh:
     
  6. Cookie Monster

    Cookie Monster Multimodder

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    TIL an animated loading icon is called a Throbber. Kind of ruins it when a call someone a throbber now.
     
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    fix-the-spade Multimodder

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    TIL Someone else is getting Thor in their doomscroll feed...
     
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  8. Cookie Monster

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    TIL about doomscrolling. It was actually forwarded to me by a dev friend.
     
  9. ModSquid

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    More of an LWIL (last week) the Pap of Glencoe is so named because it looks like a booby.
     
  10. IanW

    IanW Grumpy Old Git

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    TIL - Mickey Mouse's dog is named for the ex-planet, as he was "born" just a few months after Clyde Tombaugh discovered Pluto
    • Planet 9 discovered - February 18th 1930
    • Named "Pluto" - May 1st 1930
    • Pluto first appears in cartoons - September 5th 1930
    • Named "Pluto" - April 30th 1931
     
  11. IanW

    IanW Grumpy Old Git

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    TIL - Britvic have brought back 2005's "Mango Tango"

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  12. adidan

    adidan Guesswork is still work

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    That reminds me, on the theme of fizzy fruit drinks.

    The Nazis created Fanta when there was no trade with the US in the 40's. Technically it was the coca-cola company I guess.
     
  13. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    Was with it right up until 'sugar free', those two words make it an instant and emphatic nope.
     
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    Sugar free?! They might as well not have bothered.
     
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    IanW Grumpy Old Git

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    No sugar, no point!
     
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    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    More a case of - RedFlames + artificial sweeteners = bad things, up to and including a trip to a&e.
     
  17. Mr_Mistoffelees

    Mr_Mistoffelees The Bit-Tech Cat. New Improved Version.

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    TIL, Spam™ grows on trees:
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