Spurious Trivia
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
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
Posted by Gunnar Emilsson (+15024) 6 years ago
Sorry I posted this in the humor section, for it is a fact.


Posted by Gunnar Emilsson (+15024) 6 years ago
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.
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.
Posted by Elizabeth Emilsson (+796) 6 years ago
How do you get to Kandibar or Upper Kvetch on Gunnar's map?