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Posted 17 January 2006 - 11:25 PM

You forgot Oceania, which doesn't follow the rule. However, some people simply call Oceania "Australia" - which does follow the rule.
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Posted 17 January 2006 - 11:59 PM

i always thought it was australasia....but yeah, i did miss it out

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Posted 18 January 2006 - 12:20 AM

There are various ways people name and categorise the continents. There are generally considered to be seven though, yeah. Check out http://www.countriesandcities.com/continents/ if you're interested.
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Posted 20 January 2006 - 02:58 AM

At the time of this post there are 765 HSN Forum members with zero posts. Out of the current 1542 members this means that 49.61% of HSN members have zero posts. Nearly half the users here have never posted.

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Posted 20 January 2006 - 04:45 PM

QUOTE(KhalidBoussouara @ Jan 20 2006, 02:58 AM)
At the time of this post there are 765 HSN Forum members with zero posts. Out of the current 1542 members this means that 49.61% of HSN members have zero posts. Nearly half the users here have never posted.

Yes you can tell I'm bored right now  tongue.gif

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Amazing!

Some wierd town names for you all today;

Bigfoot, Texas, USA
Blow Me Down, Newfoundland, Canada
Bonanza, Colorado, USA
Celebration, FL, USA
Chicken, Alaska, USA
Climax, Michigan, USA
Crackpot, England
Crotch Lake, Ontario, Canada
Cut and Shoot, Texas, USA
Deadhorse, Alaska, USA
Dildo, Newfoundland, Canada
Ding Dong, Texas, USA
Earth, Texas, USA
Egypt, Texas, USA
F**king, Austria
French Lick, Indiana, USA
Frostproof, Florida, USA
Gun Barrel City, Texas, USA
Half.com, Oregon, USA
Happy, Texas, USA
Hell, Michigan, USA
Holy Moses, Colorado, USA
Hot Coffee, Missouri, USA
Humansville, Missouri, USA
Hygiene, Colorado, USA
Intercourse, Pennsylvania, USA Jot 'em Down, Texas, USA
Knockemstiff, Ohio, USA
Last Chance, Colorado, USA
Looneyville, Texas, USA
Mary's Igloo, Alaska, USA
Monkey's Eyebrow, Arizona, USA
Nameless, Texas, USA
Needmore, Texas, USA
Ninety-Six, South Carolina, USA
North Pole, Alaska, USA
Nothing, Arizona, USA
Notrees, Texas, USA
Okay, Oklahoma, USA
Santa Claus, Indiana, USA
Shorter, Alabama, USA
Smackover, Arkansas, USA
Sopchoppy, Florida, USA
Study Butte, Texas, USA
Toad Suck, Arkansas, USA
Truth Or Consequences, New Mexico, USA
Two Egg, Florida, USA
Valentine, Texas, USA
Vulcan, Alberta, Canada
Waterproof, Louisiana, USA
Why, Arizona, USA

Note....most are in America laugh.gif

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Posted 20 January 2006 - 06:39 PM

If i lived 20 mins down the road from where i do right now. I would statistically live ten years longer.

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Posted 20 January 2006 - 10:37 PM

you are more likely to get kicked to death by a donkey than you are to die in a plane crash
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Posted 21 January 2006 - 12:01 AM

to add to Nathan's list. there's

"Lost, Scotland, UK"



Nothing in the English language rhymes with purple or orange!

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Posted 21 January 2006 - 01:34 AM

QUOTE(Ali89 @ Jan 21 2006, 12:01 AM)
to add to Nathan's list. there's

"Lost, Scotland, UK"



Nothing in the English language rhymes with purple or orange!

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laugh.gif i tried to tell my wee brother this today but he refused to believe me!!..well, he is only 7! rolleyes.gif

i think porridge is another one that doesn't rhyme unsure.gif

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Posted 21 January 2006 - 04:14 PM

haha! biggrin.gif That's what I thought as well to start off with! "Lost" has been in the papers (local) quite a lot due to the fact heaps of tourists somehow manage to nick the road sign to it - so it's always having to be replaced!

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Posted 21 January 2006 - 08:29 PM

QUOTE(nathanm @ Jan 21 2006, 01:34 AM)
QUOTE(Ali89 @ Jan 21 2006, 12:01 AM)
to add to Nathan's list. there's

"Lost, Scotland, UK"



Nothing in the English language rhymes with purple or orange!

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laugh.gif i tried to tell my wee brother this today but he refused to believe me!!..well, he is only 7! rolleyes.gif

i think porridge is another one that doesn't rhyme unsure.gif

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is silver another one

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Posted 21 January 2006 - 10:11 PM

an average chocolate bar contains 8 insect legs sick.gif


thankfully i have always been a crisps kinda girl!
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Posted 22 January 2006 - 01:44 AM

QUOTE(maria @ Jan 21 2006, 10:11 PM)
an average chocolate bar contains 8 insect legs  sick.gif

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ohmy.gif tell me more!

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Posted 22 January 2006 - 11:08 AM

QUOTE(maria @ Jan 21 2006, 11:11 PM)
an average chocolate bar contains 8 insect legs  sick.gif


thankfully i have always been a crisps kinda girl!

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I doubt that very much. Where did you hear that?

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Posted 22 January 2006 - 05:44 PM

was in a magazine thing that my cousin was reading!! ill try to find out what mag it was, and ill double check!!
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Posted 22 January 2006 - 06:01 PM

an avocado contains 0% cholesterol

...the amount of useless information you can find out while walking around tesco is unbelieveable

i also found out that this year (4702 in the chinese callender) is the chinese year of the rooster, next year is the year of the dog and that i was born in the year of the snake

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Posted 22 January 2006 - 06:08 PM

QUOTE(maria @ Jan 22 2006, 05:44 PM)
was in a magazine thing that my cousin was reading!! ill try to find out what mag it was, and ill double check!!

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I'm sure something similar to the 8 insect legs fact was on Frasier sometime.

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Posted 22 January 2006 - 06:11 PM

QUOTE(nathanm @ Jan 21 2006, 01:34 AM)

i think porridge is another one that doesn't rhyme  unsure.gif

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Porridge and Norwich rhyme?

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Posted 22 January 2006 - 07:36 PM

QUOTE(John @ Jan 22 2006, 06:11 PM)
QUOTE(nathanm @ Jan 21 2006, 01:34 AM)

i think porridge is another one that doesn't rhyme  unsure.gif

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Porridge and Norwich rhyme?

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you think? unsure.gif

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Posted 22 January 2006 - 07:42 PM

QUOTE(nathanm @ Jan 22 2006, 07:36 PM)
QUOTE(John @ Jan 22 2006, 06:11 PM)
QUOTE(nathanm @ Jan 21 2006, 01:34 AM)

i think porridge is another one that doesn't rhyme  unsure.gif

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Porridge and Norwich rhyme?

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you think?

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How the hell else would say Porridge and Norwich?

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