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Ernie15
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You learn something new every day, whether or not you realize it right away. There are no exceptions to this rule.

Today I learned the difference between bowler hats, pork pie hats and fedoras. Before today, they were all just fedoras to me. It never occurred to me that all three of these different hat styles had different names.

I also learned that Roseanne is Jewish, and that gummy shot glasses exist.

http://giantgummybears.com/images/products/ShotGlasses-11Flavors.jpg

It doesn't have to be anything life-changing or significant or anything, just something that you learned. So AG, I ask you now, what did you learn today?

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akshobhya
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I learnt that 2 people have been inducted into the mod force.

GhostOfMatrix
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There are faster ways to put snow blowers together. The night before it took me forever, but tonight I breezed right through them.

Arm_Candy
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Google has a new logo in an entirely different font. Sans-serif for the first time in the company's history.

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Today I learned that if I overload my trash cans' max weight by 200 or so pounds, the trash truck that collects them will not be able to handle the weight of the cans and will drop them inside its cavernous belly, drive away with my cans, and leave me with nowhere to dispose of all of my garbage.

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Why didn't I purchase a beard comb sooner? It arrived yesterday and has made so much of a difference already; it glides through my beard effortlessly, doesn't cause frizz, and allows me to style it perfectly!
https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0209/0478/products/large_coffee_grande.jpg?v=1419022907

(are there any bearded emojis lol)

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I learn how to fix a TV that didn't want to display my xbox360.
By kicking it HDMI plug with brute force.

SSTG
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...By kicking it HDMI plug with brute force.

You did well, that's the way to do it!
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You did well, that's the way to do it!

@SSTG Personally I would have referred to the flowchart first before resorting to percussive maintenance.
http://garrett-engineers.com/g/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/engineering-flowchart1.jpg

SportShark
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Today I learned how to install infared floor lights in a car (my car). Now all I have to do is flip a switch and the bottom interior of my car lights up with infared light. I have an alternate daytime lighting system that is too bright to use at night. It's a bright ultravioletish blue neon floorboard illuminating system. So I have infared for nighttime and and neon blue for daytime! It cost a bit of money (I paid extra for the premium lights that were $40 each and I used a lot of wiring material), but it was totally worth it.

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I learned that let's be honest nobody cares what you nor I have learned today so let's just move along.

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Today I learned how to install infared floor lights in a car (my car). Now all I have to do is flip a switch and the bottom interior of my car lights up with infared light.
That's a horrible waste of money. Not only is infrared completely invisible to the human eye; it's also emitted by pretty much everything that has any heat at all.

It's a bright ultravioletish blue [...]
Uh... bad news on that one, too.
Ernie15
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I learned that the reason why I'm so tired all the time could be because I don't exercise regularly, I drink caffeinated beverages every day, and I don't sleep very much. Who could've seen that coming?

GhostOfMatrix
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Arrr! We be plannin' on plunderin' the ol' renaissance festival once more this year!

It's being held until October 4th, we just need to find a weekend where the weather will be cooler than last time.

akshobhya
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I learnt some science lessons today.

SportShark
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^
I thought that any deep red light could be called infared. I assure you that both colors are quite visible. I guess we will just call them porn movie red and headache blue from now on...

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