Spurious Trivia
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Posted by Richard Bonine, Jr. (+14304) 6 years ago
1. Average life expectancy (in seconds ) of an enemy soldier in a Chuck Norris film: 4

2. Number of men who have written letters proposing marriage to Vanna White: 3506

3. Age most people stop believing in Santa Claus : 8
Age most people stop believing in politicians : 7

4. Number of chemical elements in the universe : 104
In a glass of New Jersey tap water : 98

5. Number of "Yuppie-dramas" now being developed by the 3 major networks: thirtysomething

6. Number of days into baseball season before Cleveland Indians are written off as pennant contenders: 5

7. Salary of the average Pro Wrestler : $47,500 /yr.
If Pro Wrestling didn't exist : $4.25/hr.

8. Average miles per gallon you can expect if a car maker's ad says " 30 mpg, city" : 23

9. Number of people who aren't doctors, but play them on TV : 57
Who aren't doctor's but play them in hospitals : 5,840

10. Number of people in the history of air travel who have been able to get a $99 Maxsaver fare to coast : 2
Restrictions for that fare : 237

11. Percentage of the public that understand the new tax code : 11%
Percentage of accountants who understand it : 9%
Percentage of IRS employees who understand it : 6%

12. Number of people who work for the government : about half

13. Number of Americans who believe any of the statistics on this page are accurate : 2,478,644
Who believe TV Evangelists are trustworthy : 2,478,644
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Posted by Gunnar Emilsson (+15024) 6 years ago
14: As of today, November 15, 2013, how many more interceptions in a row would Nick Foles have to throw before he has a lower passer rating than Eli Manning?: 31
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Posted by Gunnar Emilsson (+15024) 6 years ago
Sorry I posted this in the humor section, for it is a fact.

EAT IT, GIANTS FANS!!!!

GO EAGLES!!!!!
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Posted by Gunnar Emilsson (+15024) 6 years ago
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Posted by Dan Mowry (+1436) 6 years ago
Average life expectancy of a Red Shirt in the Star Trek universe:

6 months aboard a Federation vessel.

3 minutes on an away-mission.
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Posted by Oddjob (+188) 6 years ago
Geologists on Star Trek had an exceptionally high mortality rate. When one was assigned to an away team, the only suspense was how he was going to die.
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Posted by Elizabeth Emilsson (+796) 6 years ago
How do you get to Kandibar or Upper Kvetch on Gunnar's map?
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