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GrumpySteen

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Icon 1 posted June 17, 2008 13:58      Profile for GrumpySteen     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
Today I learned that Windows XP will read, but will not format, a 720K floppy.

What useless information have you learned recently?

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DoctorWho

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Icon 1 posted June 17, 2008 14:09      Profile for DoctorWho     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
The floppy disk save icon used for the Microsoft Office suite has its shutter on backwards.

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Laughter is like changing a baby's diapers. It doesn't solve anything but it sure improves the situation. Leo F. Buscaglia

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macmcseboy

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Icon 1 posted June 17, 2008 18:18      Profile for macmcseboy     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
wot!!! I thought the floppy has been dead since 1998..

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Stereo

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Icon 1 posted June 18, 2008 09:37      Profile for Stereo     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
Sansevieria trifasciata flowers after a dry period (usually winter). Oh, and their perfume is heavy and sweet - almost sticky - like only some tropical flowers can be. It stinks!

(You guessed it: mine just flowered.)

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Richard Wolf VI
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Icon 10 posted June 18, 2008 10:46      Profile for Richard Wolf VI   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
geeksgonegreen.com redirects to geekculture.com, and I guess there are other DNS names out there.

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The same old iWanToUseaMac... Who am I fooling? I'm getting a Wii now, iWanToUseaMac isn't :P
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dragonman97

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Icon 1 posted June 18, 2008 11:04      Profile for dragonman97   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by iWanToUseaMac:
geeksgonegreen.com redirects to geekculture.com, and I guess there are other DNS names out there.

Yes...I believe there are a more than a few out there. Oh...you mean GC: there's definitely a handful in addition to just geekculture... (like joyoftech.com)

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There are three things you can be sure of in life: Death, taxes, and reading about fake illnesses online...

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GrumpySteen

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How to take a nap

Something everyone should learn *nods seriously*

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zorgon
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There is a band here in town whose guitarist plays while riding a unicycle.
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The Famous Druid

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Hyraxes
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are the closest living relative of the elephant.

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If you watch 'The History Of NASA' backwards, it's about a space agency that has no manned spaceflight capability, then does low-orbit flights, then lands on the Moon.

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The volume on the BBC iPlayer goes up to eleven.
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The Famous Druid

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Icon 1 posted June 24, 2008 15:02      Profile for The Famous Druid     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
A rabbi recently ruled that Giraffes are kosher.

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