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Old 11 April 2007, 12:21 AM
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A classic self-fulfilling prophecy. At 20 past, everyone listens for the inexplicable silence and voila!

No one ever notices those occasions when a silence did not happen, of course.
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Old 11 April 2007, 12:24 AM
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A classic self-fulfilling prophecy. At 20 past, everyone listens for the inexplicable silence and voila!

No one ever notices those occasions when a silence did not happen, of course.
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And why the heck has this board put a love-heart smiley on my post?
I am a bit confused. What are you talking about? Silence at 20 past when?
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Old 11 April 2007, 12:26 AM
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Looks like a bunny to me. That's the default icon for the current theme.

Welcome to the board.
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Old 11 April 2007, 01:14 AM
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it's something I've heard before - basically that at 20 past the hour conversation among a given group will have a brief silence.

tho this is generally only noticed when people then say "ah, must be twenty past then!" or somesuch.
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Old 11 April 2007, 01:27 AM
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I think the OP is talking about this urban legend.
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Old 30 May 2007, 09:29 PM
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I had never heard that UL until I read the page on it.
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