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Forum: Urban Legends Contest 26 April 2016, 09:27 PM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 275,938
Posted By Debunker
You copied last week's Question 7. This week's...

You copied last week's Question 7. This week's Q7 is:
What unusual distinction is shared by all these TV series? Alpha House, Deadwood, How I Met Your Mother, The Incredible Hulk, Magnum P.I.,...
Forum: Crime 15 January 2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 11,082
Posted By Debunker
These people are already serving time, so they...

These people are already serving time, so they were likely convicted under the old law. Under the new law, they could petition for a new, reduced sentence. However, if the previous convictions were...
Forum: Business 29 April 2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 19,718
Posted By Debunker
A friend who works for Southwest told me there's...

A friend who works for Southwest told me there's no special day or time for them, just the earlier you book the cheaper the fare.
Forum: Automobiles 10 May 2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 62,927
Posted By Debunker
I recently had a tire failure - I picked up a...

I recently had a tire failure - I picked up a screwdriver (sans handle) while going down the freeway, so by the time I pulled over with the flat I had done significant sidewall damage. Since my...
Forum: Automobiles 14 January 2013, 01:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 37,507
Posted By Debunker
Nothing shocking here. AMC, being the small...

Nothing shocking here. AMC, being the small company that it was, sourced many parts from other manufacturers. My aunt's Matador had a Chrysler transmission, GM power steering, and GM ignition.
Forum: Fauxtography 15 November 2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 70,892
Posted By Debunker
Not to belabor the discussion, but county by...

Not to belabor the discussion, but county by county maps are really meaningless when you know that Los Angeles county has a higher population than 42 entire states.
Forum: Glurge Gallery 01 November 2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 27,382
Posted By Debunker
Whalephant Elephant rope

This was on a friend's Facebook page. Google searches seem to only find propagation of this concept. My skept-o-meter gets pegged on this one.

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Forum: Computers 17 September 2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 21,378
Posted By Debunker
Sorry I'm late on this one, but back in 1983 or...

Sorry I'm late on this one, but back in 1983 or so we were using HP150 PCs which had a touchscreen. But we rarely used that feature, it was faster to just use keyboard shortcuts than reach for the...
Forum: Fauxtography 04 September 2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 34,193
Posted By Debunker
I doubt any tattoo artist could draw the exact...

I doubt any tattoo artist could draw the exact pattern and color of the blanket these legs are on. Look at the top of the thigh you can see right through the leg.

Sure it's real, but it's a...
Forum: Automobiles 09 August 2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 52,488
Posted By Debunker
My favorite, because I've heard it so many times,...

My favorite, because I've heard it so many times, is the one about the wife whose husband left her, and told her to sell his Mercedes/Porsche/Cadillac/etc. and send her the money. So she sold it for...
Forum: Disney 20 February 2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 83,359
Posted By Debunker
According to Wikipedia and the MiceChat message...

According to Wikipedia and the MiceChat message boards, its top speed is 35 mph.
Forum: Fauxtography 30 January 2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 11,488
Posted By Debunker
Well before Worth1000 et. al., there were plenty...

Well before Worth1000 et. al., there were plenty of magazines, such as National Lampoon and Mad, who did ad parodies. That's where I thought it came from.
Forum: Fauxtography 24 January 2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,538
Posted By Debunker
I hoped they paid for the ruined cell phones,...

I hoped they paid for the ruined cell phones, iPods, dry cleaning, dog baths...
Forum: NFBSK 13 January 2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 18,488
Posted By Debunker
I remember listening to an interview with Sting...

I remember listening to an interview with Sting many years ago and when asked about it, he said it was true. So he perpetuated the joke.
Forum: Fauxtography 13 January 2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 102,506
Posted By Debunker
The problem with the warning labels in California...

The problem with the warning labels in California is that they DON'T have to be specific. Most places now have a "This facility contains chemicals known to be hazardous" sign. General to the point...
Forum: Fauxtography 04 January 2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 10,216
Posted By Debunker
The article doesn't say that Angus was one of...

The article doesn't say that Angus was one of those arrested.
Forum: Fauxtography 22 November 2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 35,896
Posted By Debunker
Go to you YouTube and you'll find more than one...

Go to you YouTube and you'll find more than one video with similar scripts.

This one I saw years ago, and is supposed to be the original:

<iframe width="420" height="315"...
Forum: NFBSK 04 November 2011, 04:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 55,062
Posted By Debunker
Ambulance Condoms being delivered to flood victims

Authorities scrambled Wednesday to airlift condoms and other emergency health supplies to victims of Thailand's worst floods in decades to prevent a feared surge in unplanned pregnancies.

“Local...
Forum: Humor 21 September 2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 104,132
Posted By Debunker
I saw this link next to the OP story - pretty...

I saw this link next to the OP story - pretty funny.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/travelnews/4344890/Virgin-the-worlds-best-passenger-complaint-letter.html
Forum: Fauxtography 15 September 2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 23,268
Posted By Debunker
I'm surprised no one has mentioned the book...

I'm surprised no one has mentioned the book Rascal by Sterling North. This is a WWI-era true story of a boy and his pet raccoon.

Rascal makes a nice pet when he is young but once he reaches...
Forum: Critter Country 03 August 2011, 04:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,719
Posted By Debunker
Um, if "our water supply" comes directly from...

Um, if "our water supply" comes directly from sewage we'd have a lot more to worry about than cat feces and toxoplasmosis...
Forum: Fauxtography 30 May 2011, 02:07 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 201,571
Posted By Debunker
Not to mention the knock-offs you can get at any...

Not to mention the knock-offs you can get at any swap meet for cheap.
Forum: Disney 16 May 2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 34,089
Posted By Debunker
I'm surprised Disney settled. They have an...

I'm surprised Disney settled. They have an excellent track record in defending these type of lawsuits.
Forum: Automobiles 16 May 2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 37,286
Posted By Debunker
The MPG readout on our Suburban is reasonably...

The MPG readout on our Suburban is reasonably accurate. When I fill the tank, it's about 5% optimistic in amount of fuel consumed. The real-time MPG readout shows a definite drop in MPG as speed...
Forum: Business 12 May 2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 260,570
Posted By Debunker
I am amused by the statements that such-and-such...

I am amused by the statements that such-and-such is owned by "the Mormons" or "the Catholics" or "the Jews" as if they are entities where every member is an owner. If one Mormon buys a company then...
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