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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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Ernie15
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i learned that my parents were right, there is a santa. although i'm not entirely sure if he's good or evil yet


He's evil, and you're dyslexic. His name is actually "Satan".

I learned that Ghiradelli caramel squares come in four varieties, not one as I had previously believed. Milk chocolate caramel, dark chocolate caramel, vanilla caramel and caramel latte; for all I know, there may be other caramel flavors I'm not yet aware of.
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I learned what e=mc^2 actually means, and how it is applied in chemistry. Also some other stuff

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He's evil, and you're dyslexic. His name is actually "Satan".


You never stop amazing me Ernie, awesome. I will keep note of this.

I learned that I like this thread a lot. But besides that, I learned that I can play the Harmonica very well with no training at all. Pretty cool.
Ernie15
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I learned that I can play the Harmonica very well with no training at all.


I learned that I could do the same thing not too long ago. I taught myself to play in about 5 minutes.

Speaking of music, anyone ever heard of Ronnie Milsap?

http://userserve-ak.last.fm/serve/252/40384983.png

I learned some interesting stuff about him yesterday after looking him up due to his name popping up in an episode of Monk. You're probably wondering why he's wearing those shades, for example, and why if you search for him you won't be able to find a single image of him without them on.

Well, he was born blind. However, unlike most blind musicians, Ronnie's case is interesting because he has no eyes. Just plastic ones underneath the shades. That's about the most interesting thing I've learned in a very long time and I probably won't get over it for a while.

On a more solemn note, I also learned yesterday that the McRib will not be available until the late half of December. Read this post for slightly more information.
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I learned that tomorrow is 10/11/12! I better pay close attention so I can tell the "Why was 6 afraid of 7" joke and say the punchline at 12:34 and 56 seconds! =D


Funny thing, I actually looked at my watch at exactly 12:34 and 56 seconds on that day! Shame I didn't remember to tell the joke, let alone time the punchline perfectly...

But I did learn that I can't eat beef stew without toast! =P
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I learned or noticed that I often look at the clock and it says 9:09,
10:10, 11:11, or 12:12 and this happen at least twice a day and it's been like this for many years now. I think it's because I have a clock in my head. I can count seconds in my head and I'm 95% right when I verify on an actual clock.

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I learned or noticed that I often look at the clock and it says 9:09,
10:10, 11:11, or 12:12 and this happen at least twice a day and it's been like this for many years now. I think it's because I have a clock in my head. I can count seconds in my head and I'm 95% right when I verify on an actual clock.

I wonder if it's a psychology thing, like the full moon. Speaking of which, did you know that if you wonder if there's a full moon at that moment, there's a good chance that it actually is a full moon?

Nobody knows why, but it's like it's built into us. I guess the time wouldn't really apply, but who knows...
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Nothing.

(I dare a mod to delete this.)

GhostOfMatrix
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(I dare a mod to delete this.)

Nobody told you? There are no mods.
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I learned that some people the mods have abandoned us.

~~~Darth Caedus

knight_34
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Nobody told you? There are no mods.


Of course not Matrix. I haven't been here for over a year, and Frank didn't tell me.
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I learned today that Gmail is much better then Yahoo mail. Just made a new E-mail today, and Gmail is much better then my Yahoo E-mail account set up. Pretty cool.

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Nobody told you? There are no mods.
true that, i kinda forgot about that. well on a similar note, I learned that gantic will be back by january for another season of "I want to see your mental poop" i didn't know about this until today and after looking at knight's first post in the first season i'm looking forward to another season (not that i got to participate in the first 2 seeing as i might not have been in the forums at that time and i don't usually go to that sub-forum)
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I learned that only my right eye is sensitive to the sun. If the sun is in my eyes, instead of squinting both of them, I can just close the right one and leave the left one in the standard open position.

(squinting gives me a headache)

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Oh, so by "there aren't any mods" you mean they're all inactive.

That's a slight improvement over last year, when all except one or two of them were busy. :P

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