Odd factoids

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  1. Bonefish Blues

    Bonefish Blues Banging donk

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    The first section of the M6 was the Preston bypass. Named thus not because it was anywhere near the eponymous town, but rather after a martial arts move which caused instant cardiac arrest, but which nobody could be sure exactly what impact had been made.
     
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  2. YukonBoy

    YukonBoy The Monch

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    The dinosaurs were not wiped out 65 million years ago. Their civilisation had advanced so far that they saw it coming, and left in inter generational space ships. One day they will return.
     
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  3. bruce1530

    bruce1530 Veteran

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    Subsequently Plato had a successful acting career, working with Mickey and Minnie Mouse.
     
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  4. raleighnut

    raleighnut Guru

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    Some of them missed the flight though

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  5. classic33

    classic33 Legendary Member

    Disney's animated movie Cars features a white racing car with the Apple logo, and the number '84', which refers to the year the first Apple computer was released.
     
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  6. classic33

    classic33 Legendary Member

    Pogo sticks are forbidden at Disneyland.
     
  7. Bonefish Blues

    Bonefish Blues Banging donk

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    Disneyland has been rather more successful since rebranding from its former Grislyland moniker, which Walt agreed hadn't been his finest hour.
     
  8. Threevok

    Threevok President of the Not From Brazil party

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    South Wales
    The new Disney film stars David Beckham as the voice of Mickey Mouse
     
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  9. Threevok

    Threevok President of the Not From Brazil party

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    South Wales
    Corgi's toys of Thunderbird 2 where originally blue, not green

    This was because a child psychologist and behavioral expert they employed for market research, told them kids would not buy green toys.
     
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  10. twentysix by twentyfive

    twentysix by twentyfive Clinging on tightly

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    Over the Hill
    Or In or Out
     
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  11. twentysix by twentyfive

    twentysix by twentyfive Clinging on tightly

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    Over the Hill
    This is also why children are the worst of global warmers
     
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  12. classic33

    classic33 Legendary Member

    Did'nt do the same for their military vehicles, which were mainly green for land vehicles.
     
  13. Threevok

    Threevok President of the Not From Brazil party

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    South Wales
    Despite his green credentials, Bruce Banner wasn't that good for the environment
     
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  14. classic33

    classic33 Legendary Member

    No one would tell him though, just in case...
     
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  15. Threevok

    Threevok President of the Not From Brazil party

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    But children (either subconsciously or otherwise) knew military vehicles are green.

    However, because most TV's were still black and white at the time, it was believed kids would not know that TB2 was
     
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