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Funniest wrong answers? Quizzes on the TV? Anything quiz related that doesn't fit into the categories above can be discussed here.

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#7728 by JUS
Sat Dec 31, 2005 2:34 am
Been thinking again..........should get a job/life :D anyways thought a little section for interesting quotes, witticisms, "it happened on this day" trivia etc. might prove interesting (maybe). :roll:
Anyways to start :


Apparently, EDISON DEMONSTRATES INCANDESCENT LIGHT:
December 31, 1879

John Denver born in 1943 (d. 12/10/97)
Ben Kingsley also born 1943 (31st Dec)
Donna Summer 1948

Natalie Imbruglia married this day in 2003

Apparently according to Fortean Times, a woman from Atlanta was cured on this day in 1990 of hiccoughs which had lasted 10 years by cutting a nerve in her throat...... :?

"a very merry Christmas
and a happy new year
lets hope it's a good one
without any fear "

Happy Xmas War Is Over John Lennon


Feel free to add more..................PLEASE!

#7744 by JUS
Sat Dec 31, 2005 2:12 pm
MISSED ANTHONY HOPKINS 1937 DOH

#7774 by JUS
Sun Jan 01, 2006 1:35 am
HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE! :D

#7791 by Nevertheless
Sun Jan 01, 2006 11:44 am
ON THIS DAY - 1ST JAN :D

1973 - Britain joins the EEC

1995 - Fred West found hanged in his cell

2002 - Euro reaches the streets of certain countries

And the obvious one....
2000 - The world celebrates the new millenium lol!

Birthdays:
Dana Andrews - 1909
Fiona Phillips - 1961

Deaths
Shirley Chisholm - 2005

#7823 by JUS
Sun Jan 01, 2006 3:14 pm
E.M. Forster BORN TODAY 1879. Author of A Room With A View, Howard's End, A Passage To India etc.

Quote " A pessimist is one who, when he has the choice of two evils, chooses both." OSCAR WILDE



Work like you don't need money, love like you've never been hurt, and dance like no one's watching.

– Crystal Boyd

Now everyone's suitably inspired I'm off......... :D

#7940 by JUS
Mon Jan 02, 2006 4:30 pm
January 2

1981 The Yorkshire Ripper is apprehended
1979 Sid Vicious' trial begins, he is accused of murdering his girlfriend, Nancy Spungen in October 1978

533 - Mercurius became Pope John II, the first pope to adopt a new name upon elevation to the papacy.

"There are only two kinds of people who are really fascinating-people who know absolutely everything and people who know absolutely nothing." OW

"If I never see that woman again, it's too soon" GROUCHO MARX

#8100 by JUS
Tue Jan 03, 2006 9:32 pm
Mel Gibson jan 3rd 1956

A question that sometimes drives me hazy: am I or are the others crazy?
Albert Einstein

Hollywood is a place where they'll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss and fifty cents for your soul.
Marilyn Monroe

ALASKA ADMITTED INTO THE UNION:
January 3, 1959

#8105 by JUS
Wed Jan 04, 2006 4:36 am
I am so so jealous of this lovely number plate..........wonder if it's Bono's or not????????

Image

#8107 by danny36
Wed Jan 04, 2006 8:18 am
I think the number plate will be worth more than the car!!

#8140 by playgirl
Wed Jan 04, 2006 1:38 pm
It prob is, :lol: . I have a car near me,an Aston Martin with the reg J BOND!! I expect that is worth more than his house!!!! :lol:


If you think nobody cares if you're alive, try missing a couple of car payments.
Earl Wilson

If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars.
J. Paul Getty

#8557 by Bigal
Fri Jan 06, 2006 1:40 pm
Whoever said "talk is cheap" never hired a lawyer!

Whoever invented the expression "Dirt Cheap" never got a bill for garden topsoil.

#8610 by JUS
Fri Jan 06, 2006 5:33 pm
"I've sometimes thought of marrying, and then I've thought again."NOEL COWARD

"Marriage is a great institution, but I'm not ready for an institution yet." MAE WEST

"When a girl marries she exchanges the attentions of many men for the inattention of one."

"Before marriage, a man will lay down his life for you; after marriage he won't even lay down his newspaper. "

A bachelor never quite gets over the idea that he is a thing of beauty and a boy forever. "

"A husband is what is left of a lover, after the nerve has been extracted. "

"Love, the quest; marriage, the conquest; divorce, the inquest. "

ALL HELEN ROWLAND

#8635 by JUS
Sun Jan 08, 2006 3:29 pm
SUN 8/1/6

ELVIS PRESLEY 1935 (d1977)
DAVID BOWIE 1947

I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Elvis Presley

Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
Buddha

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.
Buddha

I was the first woman to burn my bra - it took the fire department four days to put it out.
Dolly Parton

#8773 by JUS
Mon Jan 09, 2006 5:56 pm
An alcoholic is someone you don't like who drinks as much as you do.
Dylan Thomas

#8854 by playgirl
Tue Jan 10, 2006 3:29 pm
I saw a notice that said "Drink Canada Dry" and I've just started.
-- Brendan Behan

A man's got to believe in something. I believe I'll have another drink.
-- W.C. Fields


Rod Stewart - 10/01/1945
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