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On 25/05/2021 at 12:15, Bearman said:

Today is my 26,780th day on this earth. At midnight (all being well) I will have had 642,714 hours on the planet.

I had parties for my 10,000th & 15,000th, currently  21581. 

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1 hour ago, Bleep1673 said:

I had parties for my 10,000th & 15,000th, currently  21581. 

My 10,000th really freaked people, because no-one had thought about it before.

One of my Jamaican mates invited me to his 10,000th birthday, which fell on a Friday. I didn't get home until 0345 on the Monday.

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4 hours ago, Shadow said:

If you are baking and run out of eggs, blood can be substituted at a ratio of 65g blood / 1 egg

 

65g! That's almost an armful!

 

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Rethymno Rugby League Appreciation Society

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One of the complaints about e-scooters, is they are fast, and quiet, therefore undetectable to blind people.

But so are bikes, e-bikes, and electric motorbikes & cars, but the politicians are saying they are the future. 

I nearly got hit by an e-taxi last weekend because I looked the wrong way, at the wrong time. She just drove on. If I had been hit, The Sun & Mail would've be requiring a ban on 60 year old walking alone.

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why when you ask someone for eg - how old were you in 1989 ? or how old were you in 1995? they immediately answer with something like "i was 14" or "i was 22" - correct me if i am wrong but unless they were born on jan 1st they were 2 ages in any given year you might ask!

a closed door is no object to FLAT STANLEY 

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1 hour ago, graveyard johnny said:

why when you ask someone for eg - how old were you in 1989 ? or how old were you in 1995? they immediately answer with something like "i was 14" or "i was 22" - correct me if i am wrong but unless they were born on jan 1st they were 2 ages in any given year you might ask!

If you ask me how old I was in the year 2000 I would answer 52. But you are not wrong as I was born on 1 January.

On every other day of the year I can truthfully say " I am not x until next year".   On the other hand I cannot say "I will be  x this year".

I went to an old lady one day and she was having a 21st birthday party that very day. It was Feb 29 and she looked more like 84 than 21!

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Ron Banks

Midlands Hurricanes and Barrow

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I learnt something today.

I learnt that I am not allergic to a wasp sting.

....... even though this was the worlds biggest wasp.......... the size of a sparrow it was....... ferocious beast......... plucked the sting out of me kneck with a pair of pliars........ I've seen smaller seagulls.......

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Wibble

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On 15/09/2021 at 16:51, graveyard johnny said:

why when you ask someone for eg - how old were you in 1989 ? or how old were you in 1995? they immediately answer with something like "i was 14" or "i was 22" - correct me if i am wrong but unless they were born on jan 1st they were 2 ages in any given year you might ask!

Only racehorses share the same birthday, they all increase by 1 year on the 1st January, even if they are born Jan 2 or Dec 31 the previous year, that produces a lot of dodgy birth certificates stating birth dates in Jan, rather than Nov/Dec.

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35 minutes ago, CornwallRL said:

Only racehorses share the same birthday, they all increase by 1 year on the 1st January, even if they are born Jan 2 or Dec 31 the previous year, that produces a lot of dodgy birth certificates stating birth dates in Jan, rather than Nov/Dec.

In Australia the horses are all born on 1 August

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On 16/09/2021 at 01:51, graveyard johnny said:

why when you ask someone for eg - how old were you in 1989 ? or how old were you in 1995? they immediately answer with something like "i was 14" or "i was 22" - correct me if i am wrong but unless they were born on jan 1st they were 2 ages in any given year you might ask!

I was born on 31 December so I'm only one age each calendar year.

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Front page of Wikipedia says subversive at the BBC during the Cold War had their files marked with a Christmas Tree.

Was this a reference to the tune Tannenbaum, sung as Oh Christmas Tree, is also sung by socialists as The Red Flag?

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