Mind Blowing Random Thoughts


#568

Nov. 12th mind blowing random thought of the day: Most toilets in the world flush in the key of E flat.


#569

Nov. 13th mind blowing random thought of the day: The international telephone area code for Antarctica is 672.


#570

Nov. 14th mind blowing random thought of the day: The uniforms for police officers were originally blue because they were surplus Union Army uniforms leftover from the Civil War.


#571

Nov. 15th mind blowing random thought of the day: Beer bottles are brown because brown glass blocks UV rays to keep the contents inside fresh. However, a shortage of brown glass during WWII forced brewers to use clear glass, and those of high quality chose the color green in order to distinguish themselves from the others.


#572

So they tried to distinguish the same poison in different colors.


#573

Nov. 16th mind blowing random thought of the day: The term “genuine leather” means that the product is of the lowest quality in leather-made items.


#574

No tongue in cheek, actually true!


#576

What is an ancient astronaut?


#579

Nov. 17th mind blowing random thought of the day: Personal coin banks are often shaped like pigs because the original jars in which people saved their money were made out of a cheap clay called “pygg.” English potters misunderstood the term and instead made the containers in the shape of the animal, creating the “piggy bank.”


#580

Ha. I can and do get down with that show. It’s interesting to me. I’m not swayed to their side by any means. Just interesting.


#581

And there you are!! I was thinking about you the other day. Since my Lounge departure I never see you. How’s the babe??


#582

I’ve been around. I post here daily and read up on the lounge and a couple other threads, just took a step back for a while since there was a lot of hurt feelings by the new people.

Jack is growing. He is a great baby! How’s your family?


#583

Ha. The hurt feelings around here ebb and flow for sure. Family is great man. Ryder is awesome. I’ll post a couple pics over in the baby thread. It was good to see you bro


#584

A friend of mine does too! The entire thing, except for the stem.


#585

Nov. 18th mind blowing random thought of the day: William Phelps Eno, who invented the stop sign, the pedestrian crosswalk and safety island, the traffic circle, the one way street, and the taxi stand, never learned how to drive a car.


#586

Dang backseat drivers. :confused:


#587

…marry me.


#588

Only if you’re an ancient astronaut !


#589

But we don’t know what they are yet?! How can I know what I am if I don’t know what it is I might be not am be?!


#590

Oh dear ancient astronaut (maybe, maybe ancient astronaut) one day we’ll find out :sparkles: haha