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Posted: 7/18/2012 10:14:07 AM

 Can you guess which of the following are true and which are false?
 
 

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1) Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the  morning.
 
 
2) Alfred Hitchcock did not have a belly button.
 
 
3) A pack-a-day smoker will lose approximately 2 teeth every 10 years..
 
 
4) People do not get sick from cold weather; it's from being indoors a 
lot more.
 
5) When you sneeze, all bodily functions stop, even your heart!
 
6) Only 7% of the population are lefties.
 
7) 40-people are sent to the hospital for dog bites every minute.
 
8) Babies are born without kneecaps. They don't appear until they are 2-6 years old.
 
 
9) The average person over 50 will have spent 5 years waiting in lines.
 
10) The toothbrush was invented in 1498.
 
11) The average housefly lives for one month.
 
12) 40,000 Americans are injured by toilets each year.
 
13) A coat hanger is 44 inches long when straightened.

 14) The average computer user blinks 7-times a minute.
 
15) Your feet are bigger in the afternoon than any other time of day.
 
16) Most of us have eaten a spider in our sleep.
 
 
17) The REAL reason ostriches stick their head in the sand is to search  for water.
 
18) The only two animals that can see behind themselves without turning  their heads are the rabbit and the parrot.
 

19) John Travolta turned down the starring roles in 'An Officer and a Gentleman' and 'Tootsie.' 

20) Michael Jackson owned the rights to the South Carolina State Anthem.
 
21) In most television commercials advertising milk, a mixture of white paint and a little thinner is used in place of the milk.
 
22) Prince Charles and Prince William NEVER travel on the same airplane, just in case there is a crash.
 
23) The first Harley Davidson motorcycle built in 1903 used a tomato can for a carburetor.
 
24) Most hospitals make money by selling the umbilical cords cut from women who give birth. They are used in vein transplant surgery.
 
25) Humphrey Bogart was related to Princess Diana.They were 7th cousins.
 
26) If coloring weren't added to Coca-Cola, it would be green.
 
Now, scroll down for the answers...
 
 

 

 

 

 

 They are all TRUE Now go back and think about #16 !

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Posted: 7/18/2012 12:05:28 PM
i knew all are correct
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Posted: 7/18/2012 1:30:59 PM

Nice thread! Pretty interesting and thanks for sharing!

I have heard of some of these before. Not many lefites in a lot of places because some cultures use that hand to wipe! LOL!  Some debates on spider eating, though links don't really say for sure

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Posted: 7/18/2012 2:08:50 PM
me still wake up hungry after a fine dish of the 4 legged(s).
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Posted: 7/18/2012 8:10:31 PM
I dont think I have ever eaten a spider. And Im pretty sure a lot of other people havent either.
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Posted: 7/18/2012 8:17:28 PM

when you sleep you EAT SPIDERS!!!! 

YouTube Video... Case Closed... YouTube is never wrong...

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Posted: 7/18/2012 8:54:39 PM

"Alfred Hitchcock did not have a belly button"


Trick question.  Of course he had a belly button.  All humans are born with belly buttons.  His belly button was, however, removed during a surgery procedure.
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Posted: 7/18/2012 10:09:54 PM
Well, as Randisist said, if it is on Youtube, it MUST be a fact! I am now sold
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Posted: 7/18/2012 10:47:34 PM
[Quote: Originally Posted by Randisist]

when you sleep you EAT SPIDERS!!!! 

YouTube Video... Case Closed... YouTube is never wrong...

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Absolutely true without question...
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Posted: 7/18/2012 11:31:55 PM

Calling BS on #5, that's a myth that just keeps getting told over and over.

Your heart does not stop

But here are some fun sneeze facts.

  • Sneezes are an automatic reflex that can’t be stopped once sneezing starts.
    • Sneezes can travel at a speed of 100 miles per hour and the wet spray can radiate five feet.
    • People don’t sneeze when they are asleep because the nerves involved in nerve reflex are also resting.
    • Between 18 and 35% of the population sneezes when exposed to sudden bright light.
    • Some people sneeze when plucking their eyebrows because the nerve endings in the face are irritated and then fire an impulse that reaches the nasal nerve.
    • Donna Griffiths from Worcestershire, England sneezed for 978 days, sneezing once every minute at the beginning. This is the longest sneezing episode on record.
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    Posted: 7/19/2012 5:11:19 AM
    you can also blowout a disc in your neck or back sneezing
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    Posted: 7/19/2012 8:34:37 AM
    I don't think it's anatomically possible to be born without a navel.
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    Posted: 7/19/2012 8:35:06 AM
    Nevermind, Goose addressed it.
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    Posted: 7/19/2012 9:00:15 AM
    toothbrush one is wrong
    ostriches dont stick their head in the sand
    babies do have knee caps but they are made of cartilage
    the line waiting thing is way too high.

    so just the few i checked are garbage. i imagine most are garbage.



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    Posted: 7/19/2012 11:59:52 AM

    #21 ...   Why use paint and thinner instead of milk?  Does that look better than milk on TV or something?  I find it odd.

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