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it's the first picture's caption that's just killing me


aerosmith: live at gunpoint (underrated aerosmith albums I have loved), Sunday, 19 September 2010 03:23 (nine years ago) link

also from the talk page on that one, an unusual detail that has tragically been edited out.

seven toes?

Babies have also been known to be born with seven toes.

is this really necessary? 20:45, 3 December 2006 (UTC)

True - but they have been born with many other deformities too - they don't need to be listed. Maustrauser 22:50, 3 December 2006 (UTC

aerosmith: live at gunpoint (underrated aerosmith albums I have loved), Sunday, 19 September 2010 03:27 (nine years ago) link

LOL. "An infant".

Connect Four Tet (Trayce), Sunday, 19 September 2010 04:02 (nine years ago) link

loled @ "an infant"

zorn wears orange camo pants ffs (roxymuzak), Monday, 20 September 2010 05:24 (nine years ago) link

srsly lold so hard

p.m.s.b. (pre-mall smoke bomb) (zorn_bond.mp3), Monday, 20 September 2010 05:35 (nine years ago) link

From the page on Johnny Kidd & The Pirates:

The b-side to Johnny Kidd & The Pirates' 1964 single "Always and Ever" was a cover of "Dr Feel-Good", by the American blues pianist and singer Willie Perryman (also known as "Piano Red") who recorded the song as "Dr Feelgood & The Interns". The name of the song is slang for heroin. The band Dr. Feelgood took their name from the Johnny Kidd & The Pirates recording.[3]

Your cousin, Marvin Cobain (C. Grisso/McCain), Tuesday, 21 September 2010 18:48 (nine years ago) link

In 1998, Daniel Baldwin was found running naked through the halls of New York's Plaza Hotel shouting "Baldwin!" and was arrested for possession of cocaine.

p.m.s.b. (pre-mall smoke bomb) (zorn_bond.mp3), Wednesday, 22 September 2010 06:53 (nine years ago) link

Wonder where he kept it...

meta the devil you know (onimo), Wednesday, 22 September 2010 11:02 (nine years ago) link

In his baldwin?

Tuomas, Wednesday, 22 September 2010 11:38 (nine years ago) link

haha, was he pointing out that he was a baldwin?! like "baldwin approaching! baldwin on the loose!"

hoos wears orange camo pants ffs (roxymuzak), Thursday, 23 September 2010 01:47 (nine years ago) link

baldwin, or bald fail?

harbl madness (latebloomer), Thursday, 23 September 2010 05:36 (nine years ago) link

It was long reported that the final written words of Walt Disney were Kurt Russell's name scribbled on a piece of paper. Russell confirmed that he had seen the paper himself, but did not know what Disney was trying to convey.

Dan I., Thursday, 23 September 2010 22:04 (nine years ago) link

hahaha you are making that up

"SEX" drought, 2 wisks (zorn_bond.mp3), Thursday, 23 September 2010 22:05 (nine years ago) link

its true actually

hoos wears orange camo pants ffs (roxymuzak), Thursday, 23 September 2010 22:07 (nine years ago) link

As animals native to Europe, hedgehogs hold a rightful place in European folklore. Since the mammal did not possess any "righteous" qualities, it never made it to the court art; however, its relationships with fairy tales has been a long and fruitful one.

E-Mil Cioran (nakhchivan), Friday, 24 September 2010 01:04 (nine years ago) link

Whoa, the Kurt Sussel thing might actually be true!

Tuomas, Wednesday, 29 September 2010 09:28 (nine years ago) link


Tuomas, Wednesday, 29 September 2010 09:28 (nine years ago) link


The Managing Director of Being (nakhchivan), Wednesday, 29 September 2010 12:24 (nine years ago) link

it is true

hoos wears orange camo pants ffs (roxymuzak), Wednesday, 29 September 2010 16:43 (nine years ago) link

I am sad, because the entry for Rude Dog and the Dweebs on Wikipedia used to have something in there about how there was a controversy about whether or not Rude Dog was "on 'roids"

Now it's gone :(

homosexual II, Wednesday, 29 September 2010 17:08 (nine years ago) link

# Mikel John Obi (born 1987), a popular Nigerian footballer based in England
# Victor Nsofor Obinna (born 1987), a renowned Nigerian footballer

The Managing Director of Being (nakhchivan), Wednesday, 29 September 2010 20:44 (nine years ago) link

Be careful what signs you make with your hands - you might get sued by a wrestler.

On August 31, 2010 professional wrestler "Diamond" Dallas Page filed a lawsuit against 3OH!3 for copyright infringement of his trademarked "Diamond Cutter" symbol. The gesture is made by connecting the thumbs and index fingers of one's hands in a single vertical plane. Page's gesture is meant to be in the shape of a diamond to correspond with his wrestling nickname, while 3OH!3's gesture is meant to symbolize the bands's name with the middle finger, ring finger and little finger representing the number three on either side of the empty space created by joining the index fingers and thumbs which represents the 'OH'. The lawsuit is for unauthorized use of the copyrighted logo which was used to promote the band. Page previously filed a similar lawsuit against rapper Jay-Z in 2005 which resulted in Page dropping the lawsuit for an undisclosed amount of money.!3

moley, Saturday, 2 October 2010 01:02 (nine years ago) link't_You_Worry_'bout_Me)

This song ties Bobby Darin's "Mack The Knife" for the most chromatic key changes in a rock or pop song. The song starts in the key of F# and modulates five times until reaching its ending key of B.

Sent via BlackBerry from T-Mobile (dayo), Saturday, 2 October 2010 04:36 (nine years ago) link

Acid Techno was popular throughout the early 1990s in the London squat party scene.(citation not needed - thousands of us were there)

♫ Ba-sic space, o-pen air ♪ (sic), Saturday, 2 October 2010 23:43 (nine years ago) link


(♥_♥) (roxymuzak), Sunday, 3 October 2010 20:53 (nine years ago) link

like that one.

Mark G, Monday, 4 October 2010 08:26 (nine years ago) link


BIG HOOS aka the steendriver, Monday, 4 October 2010 08:26 (nine years ago) link

"In 1996, Ross was sentenced to life ass rappings after being convicted of trying to purchase more than 100 kilograms of ne from a federal agent."

owenf, Monday, 4 October 2010 11:33 (nine years ago) link

"Kroeger gave up ownership of the restaurant Figaro Figaro in Simi Valley, California. He has relocated to his hometown in Iowa and can still be seen in local theater, as well as the occasional infomercial.
He is now associate creative director for Cedar Falls, Iowa-based Mudd Advertising ( Kroeger is a local celebrity in Cedar Falls where mocking his former SNL employment has become somewhat of a cult-status inside joke amongst the townspeople."

Ned Raggett, Tuesday, 5 October 2010 06:33 (nine years ago) link

The Naked Soul of Sweet Jones is the posthumous third studio album by American rapper Pimp C. The album will be released October 5, 2010.[2] It will be his final album.[2]

How defeatest, it's like nobody wants to give the witch doctors a chance anymore....

it takes a nation of will.i.ams to hold us back (San Te), Tuesday, 5 October 2010 14:22 (nine years ago) link

Paul Edward Valentine Giamatti (pronounced /dʒiəˈmɑːti/; born June 6, 1967) is an American actor known for the thick beard he often wears in films and his slight figure.

soon to be major motion picture starring john wayne (latebloomer), Wednesday, 6 October 2010 15:57 (nine years ago) link

The Naked Soul of Sweet Jones is the posthumous third studio album by American rapper Pimp C. The album will be released October 5, 2010.[2] It will be his final album.[2]

How defeatest, it's like nobody wants to give the witch doctors a chance anymore....

I guess after 2Pac this needs to be said out loud.

Tuomas, Friday, 8 October 2010 07:02 (nine years ago) link

Burton's later career included work with Ricky Nelson who died 25 years ago, Elvis Presley who died 35 years ago , John Denver who died 15 years ago, Merle Haggard, Gram Parsons who died almost 40 years ago, Rodney Crowell and Emmylou Harris.

fit and working again, Friday, 8 October 2010 18:43 (nine years ago) link

ya Tuomas but even then it's like "how can you say for sure" it's his last album unless there are truly no more unused verses of his lying around?

committee for the removal of eccentric, evil mods (C.R.E.E.M.) (San Te), Friday, 8 October 2010 19:52 (nine years ago) link

Arrested Development may refer to:

* arrested development, a medical term meaning stoppage of development
* Developmental disorder
* Arrested Development (group), an alternative hip-hop music group from Atlanta, Georgia
* Arrested Development (TV series), a television series that originally aired on the Fox Network from 2003 to 2006 (We are legally obligated to make this distinction)
* Arrested Development (radio series), a radio series that aired on BBC Radio 4 in 2000

What's with the legally obligated bit? Surely they would make the distinction anyway?

A brownish area with points (chap), Saturday, 9 October 2010 03:15 (nine years ago) link

the being legally obligated to make that distinction was a running joke in the show, wasn't it?

you forged the Finnish Americanese! (stevie), Saturday, 9 October 2010 09:15 (nine years ago) link

In the '80s and '90s in Latin America was born on power trio of rock Soda Stereo that revolutionized Latin rock and became the biggest rock band in the history of Latin American rock.

an experience no XBox 360 game could simulate (crüt), Saturday, 9 October 2010 19:48 (nine years ago) link

super enthusiastic esl kids are the best wikipedia contributors, as witnessed on every eastern european football prodigy page ever

journey to the end of nyt (nakhchivan), Saturday, 9 October 2010 20:09 (nine years ago) link

Ok, that is genius. Still lolling at it.

State Attorney Foxhart Cubycheck (Billy Dods), Saturday, 9 October 2010 22:29 (nine years ago) link

Rick (film)
(Redirected from Rick (movie))

bitchmaid (sic), Sunday, 10 October 2010 10:17 (nine years ago) link

They formed the Dreamland record label in 1979. Chapman later said that the label was an attempt to keep some of the partnership together. " I wanted Nicky Chinn to show me what he could do without me. So we started the label and put him in charge.The company folded after just 18 months.' Chapman was free to go it alone without the burden of the partnership." Those were difficult years, 1973 to 1978, I really didn't need a partnership and tried desperately to get away from it." It's a long story.

you forged the Finnish Americanese! (stevie), Monday, 11 October 2010 16:34 (nine years ago) link

In musician circles, the song is known for its highly influential half-time shuffle, as well as a blowing ending guitar solo played by guitarist Steve Lukather.

you forged the Finnish Americanese! (stevie), Tuesday, 12 October 2010 10:03 (nine years ago) link

Gregg has recently been working on a solo album with an expected release of late 2005 or early 2006, but because he was unlucky with mother nature it is not certain if and/or when it will be released (Hurricane Katrina wiped out his business ventures in Biloxi, leaving him in a bit of a folly).

you forged the Finnish Americanese! (stevie), Tuesday, 12 October 2010 14:42 (nine years ago) link

Although classically considered conjoined twinning (which it resembles), this anomaly is not normally due to the fusion or incomplete separation of two embryos. It is the result of a protein called sonic hedgehog homolog (SHH). (The unlikely sounding name of this protein was inspired by the Sonic the Hedgehog videogame character[3] and is part of an idiosyncratic naming tradition in molecular biology research that some have criticized as frivolous.)[4][5]

C0L1N B..., Wednesday, 13 October 2010 22:07 (nine years ago) link

I remember learning about Sonic hedgehog homologs in biochem.

buildings with goats on the roof (James Morrison), Wednesday, 13 October 2010 23:45 (nine years ago) link

"Na Na Na (Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na)", also known as "Na Na Na (Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na)", and usually shortened to simply "Na Na Na" is the first single from My Chemical Romance's fourth studio album, Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys. (a hoy hoy), Thursday, 14 October 2010 00:09 (nine years ago) link

In July 1999, Jillette was granted U.S. Patent 5,920,923 for the "Jill-Jet", a hot-tub jet specially angled for a woman's pleasure.

discuss tin savage (onimo), Friday, 15 October 2010 06:22 (nine years ago) link

if that is not true it is funny as hell, but if it is true, grossgrossgross

contenderizer, Friday, 15 October 2010 07:03 (nine years ago) link

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