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Re: Fact or Crap? 2016 Edition
« Reply #30 on: January 05, 2016, 04:22:01 PM »
FACT?
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Re: Fact or Crap? 2016 Edition
« Reply #31 on: January 06, 2016, 07:27:11 AM »
Tuesday, January 5
A blind mechanical engineer invented the first cruise control device in 1945.


Ralph Teetor, blind since the age of five, first called his cruise control device Controlomatic, Speedostat and then settled on the name "Cruise Control". He was driven to succeed!

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Re: Fact or Crap? 2016 Edition
« Reply #32 on: January 06, 2016, 07:30:23 AM »

Wednesday, January 6
An English TV network is producing a situation comedy about the Great Irish Famine of the 1800s, which killed 1 million people in Ireland and forced another 1 million to flee the country.

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Re: Fact or Crap? 2016 Edition
« Reply #33 on: January 06, 2016, 08:41:47 AM »
Fact
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Re: Fact or Crap? 2016 Edition
« Reply #34 on: January 06, 2016, 11:06:51 AM »
FACT.
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Re: Fact or Crap? 2016 Edition
« Reply #35 on: January 06, 2016, 11:13:27 AM »
I guess I'll hop on the bandwagon, FACT.
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Re: Fact or Crap? 2016 Edition
« Reply #36 on: January 06, 2016, 11:33:56 AM »
I kinda wish it wasn't true, but I fear it is...

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Re: Fact or Crap? 2016 Edition
« Reply #37 on: January 06, 2016, 11:54:55 AM »
Fact

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Re: Fact or Crap? 2016 Edition
« Reply #38 on: January 06, 2016, 12:30:27 PM »
Why not?

Fact
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Re: Fact or Crap? 2016 Edition
« Reply #39 on: January 06, 2016, 02:05:21 PM »
Sheep fact.


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Re: Fact or Crap? 2016 Edition
« Reply #40 on: January 06, 2016, 02:32:42 PM »
I'll go with the flock and say

Fact.

But I hope it's not about the famine, but merely set at the time of it.
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Re: Fact or Crap? 2016 Edition
« Reply #41 on: January 06, 2016, 03:33:09 PM »

Wednesday, January 6
An English TV network is producing a situation comedy about the Great Irish Famine of the 1800s, which killed 1 million people in Ireland and forced another 1 million to flee the country.

Fact....   >:(
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Re: Fact or Crap? 2016 Edition
« Reply #42 on: January 07, 2016, 07:35:02 AM »
Wednesday, January 6
An English TV network is producing a situation comedy about the Great Irish Famine of the 1800s, which killed 1 million people in Ireland and forced another 1 million to flee the country.


The producers admitted, "It is an original, unusual, and difficult subject to do." No joke!

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Re: Fact or Crap? 2016 Edition
« Reply #43 on: January 07, 2016, 07:38:57 AM »

Thursday, January 7
The myth that all Scots are thrifty or miserly is like all myths, somewhat true.  Even today, Scots give less money to charitable causes than do the English, Welsh, or Irish people.

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Re: Fact or Crap? 2016 Edition
« Reply #44 on: January 07, 2016, 08:40:16 AM »
Crap.