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forzainter 10-17-2007 06:51 AM

Useless information thread
 
In my boredom i decided to create this thread, in which I will post 1 or 2 pieces of useless information a day, until I can't be bothered doing it anymore. I encourage people to contribute if they want to.

1st piece of information: Carrots used to come in a variety of colours, mostly purple. Dutch farmers decided to just use the orange ones to confirm with the country's flag.

2nd: At birth, a Panda bear is smaller than a mouse.

ananda 10-17-2007 07:03 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by forzainter (Post 1815062)
In my boredom i decided to create this thread, in which I will post 1 or 2 pieces of useless information a day,

I thought BLOGS were meant for that.
(well, thats my useless piece of information for today)

Quote:

Originally Posted by forzainter (Post 1815062)
2nd: At birth, a Panda bear is smaller than a mouse.

Phew, it took me 30 seconds to realize you meant your computer mouse!

Andres 10-17-2007 07:04 AM

Franklin backwards is spelled Nilknarf

forzainter 10-17-2007 07:06 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by ananda (Post 1815083)
I thought BLOGS were meant for that.
(well, thats my useless piece of information for today)


Phew, it took me 30 seconds to realize you meant your computer mouse!

no, its a real mouse, not a computer mouse

ananda 10-17-2007 07:07 AM

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Originally Posted by Andres Guazzelli (Post 1815085)
Franklin backwards is spelled Nilknarf

andres, your marathon signature has enough useless information in it, for you to have troubled yourself by adding an actual message :-)

Andres 10-17-2007 07:10 AM

But I had to type at least 10 characters in order to post! :D

malakas 10-17-2007 07:10 AM

I would like to post here the useless information that this thread is for sure going to be high-jacked,flame-wared and in the end deleted.:-)

forzainter 10-17-2007 07:16 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by malakas (Post 1815099)
I would like to post here the useless information that this thread is for sure going to be high-jacked,flame-wared and in the end deleted.:-)

i hope not, i created it with good intentions

ananda 10-17-2007 07:20 AM

if i may be forgiven for asking a useful question: andres, your generous sig talks of a training racquet. Could you elaborate ?
Once while reading reviews outside this forum, i read of a guy who had a K90 and a K95 and said he used one for training and one for tournaments.

Is there some standard practice of using a heavy rack for training, and a lighter one for comp. I understand that racks have different feels, and balances etc. So why the training rack ?

malakas 10-17-2007 07:27 AM

haha ananda..here comes the high-jacking!!!:cool:

shrakkie 10-17-2007 07:35 AM

Lack uselessly being useless in this useless thread.

If you get one leach, lets call it 'leach A' and put it into a maze with a random drop of blood in the maze somewhere, the leach will eventually find it through trial and error.

Now, if you get another leach, lets call it 'leach b' and then make it consume leach A, and then proceed to place it in the same spot of the maze, and then also place a of drop of blood in the same place in the maze, it shall find it without any errors.

ananda 10-17-2007 07:48 AM

Define Useless. For whom ?
What if you post something you think is useless, but its useful to me ? THEN WHAT HAPPENS ?????

e.g. the previous post on leeches (NOT LEACHES) was v useful to me since i do research on leeches and their learning abilities.

Similarly, i do crosswords frequently. So andres' post about Franklin will stand me in good stead on that day when I require that 8 letter word that is an anagram of nilkarf.

This thread will also help me in understanding the meanderings of the human mind in times of extreme boredom, so the entire thread is useful.

So what do we do now?

topspin_17 10-17-2007 09:31 AM

donald duck was banned in finland for not wearing pants...

racecar spelt backwards is racecar...

the declaration of independence was written on hemp paper...

camels have three eyelids...

slugs have 4 noses...

there are no clocks in las vegas gambling casinos...

coconuts kill more people than sharks each year...

the average raindrop falls at about 7 mph...

the original name for a butterfly was a flutterby...

chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying...

the guinness book of records holds the record for being the book that is stolen most often from public libraries...

a snail can sleep for 3 years...

in every episode of seinfeld there is a picture of superman or a reference to superman...

an american urologist bought napoleon's penis for $40,000...

winston churchill was born in a ladie's room during a dance...

all polar bears are left-handed...

a pregnant goldfish is called a twit...

if you keep a goldfish in a dark room, it will eventually turn white...

cats' urine glows under a black light...

the strongest muscle in the human body is the tongue...

for every 230 cars that are made, 1 will be stolen.

(courtesy of http://www.singlegrain.com/blog/301-useless-facts/)

malakas 10-17-2007 09:37 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by topspin_17 (Post 1815367)
the strongest muscle in the human body is the tongue...

(courtesy of http://www.singlegrain.com/blog/301-useless-facts/)

heh,well at least this one is definitely wrong.
At least if you don't mean it metaphorically.:-) The strongest muscle is either the masseter (jaw muscle) or the gluteus maximus(butt muscle) In analogy with their size you can say also that the eye muscles are the strongest and to the quantity of the work then it's the heart.But definitely not the tongue.:p

ShooterMcMarco 10-17-2007 09:47 AM

You cannot enable AH with IPsec on a network that uses NAT.

Da Vinci, Picasso, Einstein, Michaelangelo, Aristotle and Jack The Ripper are all left-handed.

ShooterMcMarco is left handed, but plays tennis with his right hand.

IPv6 doesn't allow the fragmentation of packets.

A 2000mm waterproof jacket means that it is water resistant up to the equivalent of 76 inches of nonstop rainfall on it.

Andres 10-17-2007 09:52 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by ananda (Post 1815117)
if i may be forgiven for asking a useful question: andres, your generous sig talks of a training racquet. Could you elaborate ?
Once while reading reviews outside this forum, i read of a guy who had a K90 and a K95 and said he used one for training and one for tournaments.

Is there some standard practice of using a heavy rack for training, and a lighter one for comp. I understand that racks have different feels, and balances etc. So why the training rack ?

The training racquet is a wooden racquet. I use for specific reasons, only. I have my normal training sessions with my regular racquets, but I use the woody for some volleying drills, and specially, sweetspot drills. And getting used to an almost 19 oz racquets helps you improving your swingspeed when you go back to the normal frame.

Once you mastered hitting the sweetspot with a 68 sq. inches racquet, moving to a 95 sq. inches one is a piece of cake.

The woodie doesn't provide me enough pop, nor control, nor spin to use it in real tournaments. It's more like a DRILL and SKILLS help. Nothing more, nothing less.

TokyopunK 10-17-2007 12:25 PM

I tape all of MegAcedU's pictures up on my wall!

crazysoccer00 10-17-2007 12:34 PM

I have personally waxed tokyopunk's chest

TokyopunK 10-17-2007 12:34 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by crazysoccer00 (Post 1815694)
I have personally waxed tokyopunk's chest

Oh that was you! No way! Thank you very much!

ananda 10-17-2007 09:20 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by crazysoccer00 (Post 1815694)
I have personally waxed tokyopunk's chest

and what did you do with ALL THAT hair ????


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