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    Ahhhhh fair enough...I stand corrected. Lol

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    Fact #44: 12% of all males in Asia are related to a common ancestor from around 1,000 years ago and this ancestor is believed to be Genghis Khan.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vikpaw View Post
    I sense a competition brewing. Couldn't you do it at the Microsoft conference?
    Eeer no as we haven't got a Tiger or you

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    Quote Originally Posted by sonofsanta View Post
    Isn't it 24 0s? As they always go in multiples of three, i.e. million = 6 0s, billion = 9, trillion = 12, quadrillion = 15, pentillion = 18, hexillion = 21, so septillion = 24 /smartassness
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    Ahhhhh fair enough...I stand corrected. Lol
    I was thinking maybe something in between

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    Eeer no as we haven't got a Tiger or you
    I thought Tony was going (both of them in fact.)
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    Quote Originally Posted by nephilim View Post
    Fact #44: 12% of all males in Asia are related to a common ancestor from around 1,000 years ago and this ancestor is believed to be Genghis Khan.
    And all Europeans are supposedly descended from Charlemagne.
    The Royal We - Magazine - The Atlantic

    (thanks QI!)

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    Quote Originally Posted by sonofsanta View Post
    Isn't it 24 0s? As they always go in multiples of three, i.e. million = 6 0s, billion = 9, trillion = 12, quadrillion = 15, pentillion = 18, hexillion = 21, so septillion = 24

    /smartassness
    Tut tut, getting your Latin numbers mixed up with your Greek. It's not "pentillion" and "hexillion", but "quintillion" and "sextillion".

    Now, write out 20 times "My ass is not as smart as I previously supposed".
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    Quote Originally Posted by timzim View Post
    Tut tut, getting your Latin numbers mixed up with your Greek. It's not "pentillion" and "hexillion", but "quintillion" and "sextillion".

    Now, write out 20 times "My arse is not as smart as I previously supposed".
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    Last edited by vikpaw; 23rd February 2011 at 06:58 AM. Reason: Language!!

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    Culus meus dolor non ante ut creditur

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    Fact #45: The first man to circumnavigate the globe was Juan Sebastián Elcano (not Magellan, but his second-in-command). Magellan was killed in the Philippines halfway round and most of his crew stayed there to exact revenge, the majority of people who left from the Philippines were naval sailors stationed there. His ship was the first to circumnavigate the world also.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nephilim View Post
    Fact #45: The first man to circumnavigate the globe was Juan Sebastián Elcano (not Magellan, but his second-in-command). Magellan was killed in the Philippines halfway round and most of his crew stayed there to exact revenge, the majority of people who left from the Philippines were naval sailors stationed there. His ship was the first to circumnavigate the world also.
    Hah! Noah was the 1st man to circumnavigate the globe!

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    Nope...Noah built his arc and sailed around Egypt, assyria, messopotamia and thrace....so ner...however we shall discount anything religious as none of it is definitive.

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    Not sure about going around the globe but what about dinosaurs , also circumnavigation depends on the type of transportation used

    Circumnavigation

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    No proof a single dinosaur walked that far...nor of anyone else doing it prior to the afore mentioned person.

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    Fact #46: Out of the 4,360 known species of frog, the only frog to go "ribbit" is the Pacific Tree Frog, the species native to Hollywood and thus sampled for use on hundreds of movie soundtracks.

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    Fact #47: The King of Jordan starred in an episode of Star Trek: Voyager, but was not given a speaking part as he was not a member of the Actors Guild of America.



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