― melton mowbray (adr), Monday, 16 January 2006 13:22 (8 years ago) Permalink
1. "Smells Like Teen Spirit" (Cobain/Grohl/Novoselic) - 5:02 2. "In Bloom" (Cobain/Nirvana) - 4:15 3. "Come As You Are" (Cobain/Nirvana) - 3:39 4. "Breed" (Cobain/Nirvana) - 3:04 5. "Lithium" (Cobain) - 4:17 6. "Polly" (Cobain/Nirvana) - 2:56 7. "Territorial Pissings" (Cobain/Nirvana) - 2:23 8. "Drain You" (Cobain/Nirvana) - 3:44 9. "Lounge Act" (Cobain/Nirvana) - 2:37 10. "Stay Away" (Cobain/Nirvana) - 3:33 11. "On a Plain" (Cobain/Nirvana) - 3:17 12. "Something In The Way" (Cobain/Nirvana) - 3:51 13. "Endless, Nameless" (Hidden track) (Cobain/Hongro/Nirvana)
― Tuomas (Tuomas), Monday, 16 January 2006 13:29 (8 years ago) Permalink
it appears to have been edited again, not by me:
"Endless, Nameless" (Hidden track) (Cobain/Hongro/Cuomo/Urkel/Nirvana)
― Mr Straight Toxic (ghostface), Monday, 16 January 2006 13:55 (8 years ago) Permalink
― Mr Straight Toxic (ghostface), Monday, 16 January 2006 13:56 (8 years ago) Permalink
― Bryan (Bryan), Monday, 13 February 2006 05:00 (8 years ago) Permalink
― Bryan (Bryan), Monday, 13 February 2006 05:01 (8 years ago) Permalink
Portions of the name sound like vulgarities in English and Spanish, leading to its use in various jokes. Titicaca is the lake that Cornholio, alter-ego of Beavis of MTV's animated series Beavis and Butt-head, claims to come from although he believes the lake is located in Nicaragua.
― kanye twitty (Jody Beth Rosen), Tuesday, 14 February 2006 03:08 (8 years ago) Permalink
The word 'Trekdom' is used interchangeably with 'Fandom' when referring to Star Trek Fandom or their fans and has been in use by fans of Star Trek fans for several decades.
After the recent cancellation of Star Trek: Enterprise, the future of Trekdom is still uncertain, though it has been scaled back to its own core. Some may believe that Trekdom might die off, or it might be extinct at the onset of such conflicts such as World War III.
― Tuomas (Tuomas), Sunday, 16 April 2006 22:53 (8 years ago) Permalink
"Plus, all the slang..."But shouldn't the 81 be called a 010?
― dr lulu (dr lulu), Sunday, 16 April 2006 23:22 (8 years ago) Permalink
― Jimmy Mod: My theme is DEATH (The Famous Jimmy Mod), Monday, 17 April 2006 01:11 (8 years ago) Permalink
― Pwnjabi MC (Matt Chesnut), Monday, 17 April 2006 01:24 (8 years ago) Permalink
Was what I found at the top of the page when I checked wikipedia a few weeks before starting a class on the Reformation.
― jimnaseum (jimnaseum), Monday, 17 April 2006 01:51 (8 years ago) Permalink
― musically (musically), Monday, 17 April 2006 02:13 (8 years ago) Permalink
― Machibuse '80 (ex machina), Tuesday, 5 September 2006 06:06 (7 years ago) Permalink
― Machibuse '80 (ex machina), Tuesday, 5 September 2006 20:05 (7 years ago) Permalink
First go here:
Go to the Probe / Men in Video Awards section.
Click on the 1995 recipient of the "Best Bottom" award.
Note the expression on his face.
― Eric H., Monday, 4 June 2007 02:57 (7 years ago) Permalink
― strgn, Monday, 4 June 2007 03:03 (7 years ago) Permalink
Cultural imperialism at its WTF-est:
Kay Rala Xanana Gusmão GCL (born José Alexandre Gusmão, on June 20, 1946) is a former freedom fighter who became the first President of East Timor since independence from Indonesia.
His nickname, "Xanana", is taken from the name of the 1970's rock and roll/comedy group Sha Na Na.
― anatol_merklich, Thursday, 19 July 2007 16:19 (7 years ago) Permalink
On a radio interview, Trina said that the relationship was more of a "brother-sister" relationship. Later, on Victoria's RapBasement, Lil Wayne said he knew nothing of the rumors. During Wayne's childhood, he mistakenly got thought of as a gay guy but late he dismissed all these claims by watching naked gun 33 and a third.
― acrobat, Wednesday, 12 September 2007 09:23 (6 years ago) Permalink
And in the next chapter:
"Lil Wayne and Trina have recently ended their porno relationship, which was stated by Lil Wayne, himself, on BET's 106 and Park."
Did someone misspell "promo"?
― Tuomas, Wednesday, 12 September 2007 09:28 (6 years ago) Permalink
The cartoon image has been there for more than a month:
― StanM, Wednesday, 26 September 2007 07:28 (6 years ago) Permalink
(Phil) Hartman met comedian Paul Reubens while working with the group and the two became friends, often writing and working on material together. One such collaboration was the character of Pee-wee Herman and the script of the feature film Pee-wee's Big Adventure. Hartman also met Jon Lovitz while with The Groundlings. Hartman was fluent in German and a video circulated once of him doing a standup routine in the language.
Hartman worked part time as a graphic artist, including designing album covers for popular rock bands. Hartman's covers include:
* Steely Dan's 1977 album Aja
* Poco's 1978 album Legend
* Firesign Theatre's 1980 album Fighting Clowns
* Three album covers for the band America
* Crosby, Stills & Nash's logo.
― negotiable, Wednesday, 26 September 2007 20:14 (6 years ago) Permalink
― BIG HOOS aka the steendriver, Wednesday, 26 September 2007 20:16 (6 years ago) Permalink
List of culinary nuts:
* Chestnuts, including:
o Chinese Chestnut
o Malabar chestnut
o Sweet Chestnut
* Cucurbita ficifolia
* Hickory, including
o Shagbark Hickory
* Kola nut
* Maya nut
* Oak acorns
* Ogbono nut
* Paradise nut
* Pili nut
― Rock Hardy, Monday, 8 October 2007 20:38 (6 years ago) Permalink
The Santa Ana winds (or Santana winds) are warm, dry winds that characteristically appear in Southern California weather during autumn and early winter.
― strgn, Monday, 22 October 2007 20:41 (6 years ago) Permalink
accompanied by a typhoon of timbales and a low pressure system of congas
― remy bean, Monday, 22 October 2007 20:56 (6 years ago) Permalink
woo, deez nuts had me laughing out loud
― the table is the table, Monday, 22 October 2007 21:52 (6 years ago) Permalink
― Catsupppppppppppppp dude 茄蕃, Monday, 22 October 2007 21:58 (6 years ago) Permalink
(Rolf) Harris has played the didgeridoo on two albums by English pop singer Kate Bush, 1982's The Dreaming and 2005's Aerial. His biggest hit, however, was a gimmick-free rendering of the sentimental song "Two Little Boys" (1969), a departure for him in that he usually recorded either his own compositions or traditional songs. Harris also created one of his most famous roles in the 1960s, Jake the Peg.
― Catsupppppppppppppp dude 茄蕃, Tuesday, 23 October 2007 16:25 (6 years ago) Permalink
― Heave Ho, Tuesday, 23 October 2007 16:34 (6 years ago) Permalink
concerning William Huskisson, the first person to die in a railway accident:
A curious fact about Huskisson is that some years before his death, he narrowly escaped being killed when a horse fell on him during his honeymoon.
― Grandpont Genie, Friday, 9 November 2007 10:59 (6 years ago) Permalink
This is part of the entry for a village called Heol-y-Cyw, a small village near where I live (Heol-y-Cyw translates as Chicken Street, by the way):
The village, and its surroundings, have approx. 600 inhabitants. One of the newest, and surely one of the most exotic of all is... a peacock.
Actually though there were peacocks at one of the nearby farms as far back as the 1970's because I sat on them.
― nate woolls, Friday, 9 November 2007 11:34 (6 years ago) Permalink
"Also, Heol-Y-Cyw has been the subject of apparent UFO and unexplainable noises from inside it's forestry interior."
― braveclub, Friday, 9 November 2007 11:58 (6 years ago) Permalink
Oh yeah forgot about that bit.
― nate woolls, Friday, 9 November 2007 12:02 (6 years ago) Permalink
Actor Marcus Graham:
Graham was going out with Nicole Kidman but he found out the relationship was not longer working when Nicole came to visit him in Melbourne with Tom Cruise after filming "The days of thunder" in the States. His flatmate told her Graham is not in when he actually was at home crying.
― Autumn Almanac, Friday, 9 November 2007 12:28 (6 years ago) Permalink
he is cool, paul carey eats dick cheese
― Heave Ho, Tuesday, 13 November 2007 17:43 (6 years ago) Permalink
Aged 14, Gerrard had trials with various clubs, including Manchester United. In his autobiography he claimed that this was "to pressure Liverpool into giving me a YTS contract." During this time he had an accident involving a rusty garden fork and could have lost his toe
Wikipedia also thought it was worthwhile putting in a redirect from "Stevie G"
― onimo, Thursday, 15 November 2007 10:07 (6 years ago) Permalink
Cox is also notable for being the first person to use the word "period" on U.S. television in its physiological sense, in a 1985 advertising campaign for Tampax brand tampons.
― CharlieNo4, Thursday, 15 November 2007 10:15 (6 years ago) Permalink
....wonder who said it first in a punctuation sense?
― Grandpont Genie, Thursday, 15 November 2007 10:28 (6 years ago) Permalink
In 2007 Eric was honored by the President of the United States with an invitation to the White House where he met President George W. Bush, the First Lady and other dignitaries.
I heard dude was a hardcore gangsta, but DAMN!
― Oilyrags, Friday, 14 December 2007 03:04 (6 years ago) Permalink
So someone presented Eric B. for (the) president!
― Tuomas, Friday, 14 December 2007 08:35 (6 years ago) Permalink
Paddington Bear - The toy bear was first made at Adwick Bear Garden by Jeremy Clarkson's mother.
― Upt0eleven, Friday, 14 December 2007 11:16 (6 years ago) Permalink
^^^I knew that
― Dom Passantino, Friday, 14 December 2007 11:22 (6 years ago) Permalink
Well you could have told me.
― Upt0eleven, Friday, 14 December 2007 11:36 (6 years ago) Permalink
While shooting the stunt where Marty is being hanged by Tannen and his gang, Fox offered to try the stunt without using a box to stand on. He then miscalculated where his hand would slip between the rope and his neck, actually hanging himself, causing him to pass out. It was originally thought that there was a connection between Fox's Parkinson's symptoms and this incident.
― Catsupppppppppppppp dude 茄蕃, Sunday, 30 December 2007 18:31 (6 years ago) Permalink
From Laos national football team:
The 2006 Thai comedy movie Lucky Loser was originally filmed to be about a soccer team from Laos, but was later re-edited to replace Laos with a fictional country named Arvee, after complaints from Laotians, as the film mostly plays on stereotypes of Laos. Ironically, in the finished product, Arvee has made it to the second stage of World Cup qualifying as a lucky loser, just as Laos had really done during 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification.
― anatol_merklich, Monday, 31 December 2007 00:21 (6 years ago) Permalink
"stereotypes of Laos"
― BIG HOOS aka the steendriver, Monday, 31 December 2007 01:29 (6 years ago) Permalink
The crux of Brandt's argument can be summed up with these paragraphs from the Salon.com article.
When you type "NameBase" into Google, Brandt's site comes up first, but Brandt is not satisfied with that. "My problem has been to get Google to go deep enough into my site," he says. In other words, Brandt wants Google to index the 100,000 names he has in his database, so that a Google search for "Donald Rumsfeld" will bring up NameBase's page for the secretary of defense. For some reason, though, all of NameBase's deep pages -- its pages with specific names and citations -- have a low Google page rank, which causes them to show up low in the search results. Search for "Donald Rumsfeld" in Google and in the first five pages you get a lot of .mil and .gov sites, some news stories, and some activist sites. Namebase's entry on Rumsfeld doesn't come up. (It is in Google's database, but to find it somebody would have to first wade through hundreds of results.)
― roxymuzak, Monday, 31 December 2007 01:41 (6 years ago) Permalink
― The Yellow Kid, Monday, 31 December 2007 07:31 (6 years ago) Permalink
Just because Western people may not have stereotypes of Laos, that doesn't mean such stereotypes don't exist in, say, the neighbouring countries.
― Tuomas, Monday, 31 December 2007 07:42 (6 years ago) Permalink
Iha was often considered the "quiet one" in Smashing Pumpkins, but he was known to engage in ad-libbed jokes and rap sessions at live performances. His humor was encapsulated in his use of the catchphrase, "I've seen a million faces, and I've rocked them all," originally from the Bon Jovi song "Wanted Dead or Alive".
― Immediate Follower (NA), Friday, 8 August 2014 15:59 (1 week ago) Permalink
well, i'm laughing
― Doctor Casino, Friday, 8 August 2014 18:01 (1 week ago) Permalink
The railway attempted to buy the land it occupies. A bid of £1 was submitted in view of the high cost of removing asbestos covered pipes alongside the line. The bid was rejected by M-real. English Heritage is considering whether or not to list the 118-span Milton Regis Viaduct. As well as the railway, the future of three feral cats that live under the café at Kemsley was also threatened. It was announced at the National Railway Museum on 4 September 2008 that the railway had won the 2008 Small Group award from the Heritage Railway Association.
In November 2008, the railway was contracted to remove asbestos pipes from a 200 yards (183 m) section alongside the railway.
The Sittingbourne & Kemsley Light Railway was originally planned to reopen on Good Friday 2012 but discovery of asbestos at the lineside caused a postponement to Sunday 27 May when the line between Sittingbourne Viaduct and Kemsley Down stations was finally reopened.
― dubmill, Sunday, 10 August 2014 12:03 (1 week ago) Permalink
just checked Youtube and the extra housemate is definitely there in Young Ones, wonder if it's Lise Mayer?
― The aim of Rooney is spot correct (Daphnis Celesta), Sunday, 10 August 2014 13:07 (1 week ago) Permalink
Any other sightings?
― Mark G, Sunday, 10 August 2014 16:19 (1 week ago) Permalink
unless somebody's hacked the videos (can't be bothered to check my DVD) this is unambiguous
― The aim of Rooney is spot correct (Daphnis Celesta), Sunday, 10 August 2014 17:29 (1 week ago) Permalink
I didn't hear about the Young Ones until I was in eighth grade when they started showing them on MTV. One of the seniors couldn't get through telling us about an episode without dying in tears, laughing so hard. And one of the bits he made sure to mention was "And in every episode, there's this dude that looked like Reggie Sleenrod sitting like THIS that no one even acknowledges."
I was kinda mad to find out later that he wasn't in every episode.
― pplains, Sunday, 10 August 2014 17:36 (1 week ago) Permalink
i don't think most of them stand up very well in terms of funny, tbh, but the sets are always dense with peripheral stuff going on so i'm sure lots of us have noticed this before and then forgot about it
― The aim of Rooney is spot correct (Daphnis Celesta), Sunday, 10 August 2014 17:39 (1 week ago) Permalink
List of films featuring diabetes
― koogs, Tuesday, 12 August 2014 17:13 (1 week ago) Permalink
Zeke wears his hat throughout the entire film because he does not struggle to pry open the cellar when the tornado approaches the farm. Hunk (Scarecrow's alter ego) closes and locks the cellar with him when Dorothy arrives at the farmhouse. Zeke and Professor Marvel (The Wizard's alter ego) are the only men wearing hats when Dorothy awakens from being unconscious.
― who cares? the moon sucks. (The Yellow Kid), Tuesday, 12 August 2014 21:09 (1 week ago) Permalink
For geneticists, "Chuman" therefore refers to a hybrid of male chimpanzee and female human, while "Humanzee" or "manpanzee" refers to a hybrid of male human and female chimpanzee (cf. tigon/liger). This distinction is not always followed in popular speech.
― dem bow dem bow need calcium (seandalai), Friday, 15 August 2014 01:53 (6 days ago) Permalink
How the shit in my 25 years of obsessive Young Ones rewatches have I NEVER NOTICED THIS HIPPY.
― the Bronski Review (Trayce), Friday, 15 August 2014 13:46 (6 days ago) Permalink
In her spare time, she says that she likes to read books and watch television with the other inmates, including Prison Break, which was a popular show among the inmates.
― johnny crunch, Tuesday, 19 August 2014 03:15 (2 days ago) Permalink
The only differences between the movie version and the real saloon are the drapes behind the band and that the dance floor does not have round tables.
― a curious shade of pale (onimo), Tuesday, 19 August 2014 08:40 (2 days ago) Permalink
<3 that one
― Doctor Casino, Tuesday, 19 August 2014 11:28 (2 days ago) Permalink
Several sources cite the lieutenant's name as "Philip Columbo". Columbo's first name Philip was conceived by Fred L. Worth. In Worth's book, The Trivia Encyclopedia, the fictitious entry about Columbo's first name was actually a "copyright trap" – a deliberately false statement intended to reveal subsequent copyright infringement. When his false information was later included as one of the questions in the board game Trivial Pursuit, he filed a $300 million lawsuit.
― sʌxihɔːl (Ward Fowler), Thursday, 21 August 2014 11:00 (1 hour ago) Permalink
― xyzzzz__, Thursday, 21 August 2014 11:41 (28 minutes ago) Permalink
That doesn't make much sense to me... Can trivia somehow be copyrighted? If Columbo really had a first name, and this Worth dude had mentioned it in his book, how could he have owned the copyright to that fact? IIRC these kind of copyright traps (intentional misspellings etc) are normally used to discover case where someone else has copied (parts of) your text wholesale and used it as their own, but I doubt the Trivial Pursuit card had the same exact wording as this guy's book.
― Tuomas, Thursday, 21 August 2014 11:55 (14 minutes ago) Permalink
The publishers of Trivial Pursuit did acknowledge that Worth's books were among their sources, but argued that this was not improper, as facts are not protected by copyright and the name appeared across several sources. The district court judge agreed, ruling in favor of the Trivial Pursuit publishers.
― ledge, Thursday, 21 August 2014 11:57 (11 minutes ago) Permalink
In the 1971 episode "Dead Weight", when Columbo introduces himself to General Hollister, the audience is shown a brief close-up of Columbo's badge and police ID; the signature reads "Frank Columbo".
― sʌxihɔːl (Ward Fowler), Thursday, 21 August 2014 11:58 (10 minutes ago) Permalink