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50 Common Misconceptions

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Female, 30-39, Western US
 1463 Posts
Monday, March 18, 2013 9:58:03 AM
Common Misconceptions unless you are addicted to Crack(ed.com).

Female, 30-39, Western US
 1463 Posts
Monday, March 18, 2013 9:34:41 AM
Yea, I think that is John Green.John Green Dumps his Girlfriend from when he was 15

Male, 18-29, Midwest US
 1582 Posts
Monday, March 18, 2013 8:52:38 AM
Hank Green's brother?

Male, 30-39, Eastern US
 1963 Posts
Monday, March 18, 2013 7:35:25 AM
Here's a question for ya, Captain Obvious. What do you do for *work*, because I don't think what I just watched paid any bills...

Female, 50-59, Eastern US
 2505 Posts
Monday, March 18, 2013 7:33:34 AM
@ paperduck
Play it once, Sam

FF :49

Male, 50-59, Europe
 5843 Posts
Monday, March 18, 2013 7:21:12 AM
These are the sort of true facts that we really need to know!
True facts about the chameleon

Male, 50-59, Europe
 5843 Posts
Monday, March 18, 2013 7:03:55 AM
CreamK: I speak from personal experience!
You are correct, knowledge is not futile: However the ability to memorise the contents of a library is a gift that few possess, and contributes to mental clutter. I have a part photographic memory and spent my formative years proving people wrong, endowing them with 'true facts). That, I learned does not impress anyone but the dull. The bright people are the ones that have worked out how to use the index, rather than carry their entire life's library everywhere they go. By all means memorise trivia, it helps make people laugh at parties. Out of your sight, they laugh at you, because your head is full of junk 'knowledge'.
Useful knowledge satisfies your curiosity and is best only passed on when requested.

Male, 40-49, Europe
 1405 Posts
Monday, March 18, 2013 5:40:15 AM
Nickel: do you have something about debunking myths? One does not need to repeat this stuff and try to collect points. But knowledge is never futile, it's much better that people knows these things than not. So watch this video and do not try to make you look clever, that's just lame.

Male, 40-49, Europe
 1405 Posts
Monday, March 18, 2013 5:38:17 AM
"Play it, Sam"

And i thought it was chester drawers but then again, i've only heard that phrase, never seen it written before. Same was with "god speed",what a weird phrase that is (i instantly think of amfetamins when i hear that...weird..) until i heard the full phrase about the return.

Male, 50-59, Europe
 5843 Posts
Monday, March 18, 2013 3:58:45 AM
Good site for 10 year-olds growing up to be the school smart-arse and aiming for social exclusion. Don't learn this stuff, you will be looked upon as a genius by the easily led, a punch-bag by stupid bullies and a dick by them that already know this stuff, but are bright enough to keep their trap shut and smile knowingly.

Female, 18-29, Canada
 3691 Posts
Monday, March 18, 2013 1:10:39 AM
John Green makes me happy inside my heart

Male, 18-29, Midwest US
 1725 Posts
Sunday, March 17, 2013 9:18:23 PM
I'm pretty sure I remember hearing the line "play it again sam" from Casablanca.

Female, 50-59, Canada
 6406 Posts
Sunday, March 17, 2013 4:43:50 PM
A "chester drawers"?! Does or did anyone but him really ever think they had a "chester drawers" in their room?

Male, 18-29, Europe
 468 Posts
Sunday, March 17, 2013 4:34:38 PM
Its John Green. He generally checks his facts and im guessing the sources will be available. That being said, I dont contest any of these.

Male, 50-59, Canada
 29186 Posts
Sunday, March 17, 2013 4:15:54 PM
#1 is correct, historical Vikings didn't have horns on their helmets. So far so good...

...yup! I confirm that almost every one of those things he's gotten correct. Take it from me, I'm a cat.
(Or go and look them up if you don't believe me...)

Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 273 Posts
Sunday, March 17, 2013 3:58:23 PM
It's fun learning random facts, but I really don't like that guy...

Female, 18-29, Eastern US
 259 Posts
Sunday, March 17, 2013 2:41:29 PM
Also, Darth Vader never said "Luke, I am your father." The line was "No. I am your father."

Male, 50-59, Western US
 34655 Posts
Sunday, March 17, 2013 12:39:17 PM

I like looking at the wall in the background trying to identify things.

As for Julia Child ... Spy Story

Male, 30-39, Canada
 1710 Posts
Sunday, March 17, 2013 11:39:26 AM
Myth Busted.....CAUSE I F"ing SAID SO!!!!

Sources would be nice, I'm guessing wikipedia.

Female, 30-39, Midwest US
 271 Posts
Sunday, March 17, 2013 11:15:22 AM
I'm always more than a little suspicious of "facts" that are read off at high speed and with zero credible sources behind them. Especially those that are supposedly "myth-busting" facts, and that include the phrase "at least most historians now believe" sneakily hidden in there.

Female, 70 & Over, Eastern US
 1632 Posts
Sunday, March 17, 2013 10:56:27 AM
Link: 50 Common Misconceptions [Rate Link] - Trivia-tastic!

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