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Forum: Urban Legends Contest 04 December 2018, 05:11 PM
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Posted By Karl
1. UTC+08 is by far the world's most populous...

1. UTC+08 is by far the world's most populous what?

time zone

2. Laws passed to legalize statutory rape if *both* partners are underage are often named for what two fictional characters?
...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 20 November 2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 13,624
Posted By Karl
2. In French, who are known as Simplet, Timide,...

2. In French, who are known as Simplet, Timide, Joyeux, Grincheux, Prof, Dormeur, and Atchoum?

The seven dwarfs

3. The father of actor Paul Giamatti was the youngest president in the history of...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 14 November 2018, 07:00 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 13,624
Posted By Karl
1. Name either of the two countries that border...

1. Name either of the two countries that border Lake Titicaca. Peru and Bolivia

4. What's the more common name for the pair of body parts also called nares?
nostrils

5. Prior to the 9/11...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 16 October 2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 13,624
Posted By Karl
1. What 1888 poem is set in the town of Mudville?...

1. What 1888 poem is set in the town of Mudville? Casey at the Bat

2. In some Islamic traditions, what can a man do by repeating the word "talaq" three times? Divorce

5. The passenger pigeon,...
Forum: Book Corner 30 August 2018, 05:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,373
Posted By Karl
I went to the "Really Bad Books" thread that...

I went to the "Really Bad Books" thread that Richard W linked to and I saw thorny locust's post.



Could that fantasy series be Stephen R. Donaldson's The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant? I do...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 27 June 2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 205,295
Posted By Karl
1. Cygnus X-1 was the first object in the Milky...

1. Cygnus X-1 was the first object in the Milky Way accepted to be what type of celestial object?

pulsar

2. Before Chevrolet introduced the Corvette in 1953, a "corvette" was a type of what?
...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 20 June 2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 205,295
Posted By Karl
2. What's the name of the circular dance that...

2. What's the name of the circular dance that often accompanies "Hava Nagila" at Jewish weddings?

hora

3. What breed of hunting dog takes its name from the French for "rather low"?

basset...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 08 May 2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 205,295
Posted By Karl
1. What action might be accompanied by a Mexican...

1. What action might be accompanied by a Mexican saying "bueno," a Spaniard saying "diga," or an Italian saying "pronto"?

answering the telephone

2. What kind of undifferentiated plant tissue...
Forum: SLC 17 April 2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 122,856
Posted By Karl
I'm so sorry to hear about Cheeto, Lainie. My...

I'm so sorry to hear about Cheeto, Lainie. My condolences.
Forum: Wild Kingdom 12 April 2018, 07:17 AM
Replies: 810
Views: 298,633
Posted By Karl
Big Baby Boss with his head between my legs ...

Big Baby Boss with his head between my legs
...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 03 April 2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 205,295
Posted By Karl
1. What's the usual American name for the...

1. What's the usual American name for the children's game called "Chinese whispers" in Britain? Telephone

3. In an electric circuit, a rheostat is the most common "variable" type of what...
Forum: Social Studies 03 April 2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,817
Posted By Karl
In northern Maryland and nearby in Pennsylvania,...

In northern Maryland and nearby in Pennsylvania, I've heard people call the state "Murlnd."
Forum: Wild Kingdom 17 March 2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 614
Views: 208,373
Posted By Karl
Hey Daddy, can I have the keys? Got a hot date...

Hey Daddy, can I have the keys? Got a hot date tonight!

The Boss[/quote]

Dear Big Baby Boss,

Yes, you can have the car for your hot date. Just keep in mind that your girlfriend is amorously...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 14 March 2018, 02:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,735
Posted By Karl
I'm so sorry to hear about R2, Darth Credence. My...

I'm so sorry to hear about R2, Darth Credence. My condolences to you and your family.
Forum: SLC 14 March 2018, 01:46 AM
Replies: 1,047
Views: 288,087
Posted By Karl
It feels good to get a big refund, but I...

It feels good to get a big refund, but I understand intellectually that it's best to come out even like you, Seaboe Muffinchucker. You wouldn't like to pay more with your return, and if you get a...
Forum: SLC 14 March 2018, 01:36 AM
Replies: 1,047
Views: 288,087
Posted By Karl
I was working at the postal service's mail...

I was working at the postal service's mail processing plant in Shrewsbury, about 3-1/2 miles from my house. Tomorrow I start a job at the post office in Worcester, only a mile from my house. I can...
Forum: SLC 14 March 2018, 01:30 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 184,839
Posted By Karl
Champs-Élysées means "Elysian Fields" in...

Champs-Élysées means "Elysian Fields" in French.
Forum: Wild Kingdom 12 March 2018, 06:24 AM
Replies: 614
Views: 208,373
Posted By Karl
Dear Big Baby Boss, I just renewed your...

Dear Big Baby Boss,

I just renewed your license. You'll be street-legal for another year!

Love,
Daddy
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 07 March 2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 205,295
Posted By Karl
1. Biochemist Melvin Calvin discovered the cycle...

1. Biochemist Melvin Calvin discovered the cycle that traces carbon through what process in nature?

photosynthesis

2. The ancient town of Herculaneum is often associated with--and overshadowed...
Forum: Medical 28 February 2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,040
Posted By Karl
I'm sorry to hear about your mother, overyonder....

I'm sorry to hear about your mother, overyonder. My condolences to you and your family.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 28 February 2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 205,295
Posted By Karl
I think the answer to question 2 is Dakar. I...

I think the answer to question 2 is Dakar. I don't know the answers to any of the other questions.
Forum: Wild Kingdom 23 February 2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 614
Views: 208,373
Posted By Karl
Dear Big Baby Boss, I used to call myself...

Dear Big Baby Boss,

I used to call myself your pet human. I thought it was silly when pet owners called themselves their pets' Mommy or Daddy. I've reconsidered. Pets don't have responsibilities;...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 20 February 2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 205,295
Posted By Karl
1. What are "Bacillus" bacteria shaped like? ...

1. What are "Bacillus" bacteria shaped like?

rods

2. What author founded National Review magazine in 1955?

William F. Buckley

3. What NBA coach, in his 22nd season with his team, is...
Forum: SLC 30 January 2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 667
Views: 213,585
Posted By Karl
Happy birthday, DawnStorm!

Happy birthday, DawnStorm!
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 24 January 2018, 06:01 AM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 205,295
Posted By Karl
2. salt shaker 3. Lend-Lease 6. Melania...

2. salt shaker

3. Lend-Lease

6. Melania Trump
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