aloges
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### Random Question(s)

Well, now you can - in this thread!

So here's one: How many burning chameleons can a circus clown juggle?
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Klaus
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### RE: Random Question(s)

 Quoting aloges (Thread starter):So here's one: How many burning chameleons can a circus clown juggle?

Up to four, if he is ready to ditch his regular gloves for oven mitts.

And, of course, only until PETA catches wind of it.
After that, he'll share the pain of the chameleons.

pliersinsight
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### RE: Random Question(s)

Here, a random question sure to start some great arguments:

Is Chess a sport?

aloges
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### RE: Random Question(s)

 Quoting Klaus (Reply 3):Up to four, if he is ready to ditch his regular gloves for oven mitts.

Hm. Unless of course it rains. He'd have to increase the number so they'll keep each other warm, which is when it all starts to go wrong.

 Quoting pliersinsight (Reply 4):Is Chess a sport?

What if you're playing it while cycling? Or underwater?
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Fly2HMO
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### RE: Random Question(s)

Why are flaps called flaps if flaps don't flap?

Zentraedi
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### RE: Random Question(s)

 Quoting Klaus (Reply 3):Up to four, if he is ready to ditch his regular gloves for oven mitts.

I've seen five.

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### RE: Random Question(s)

 Quoting Zentraedi (Reply 7):I've seen five.

Have you, really?

aloges
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### RE: Random Question(s)

I just switched on the radio, and what should it be playing? "We Didn’t Start the Fire", of course.

 Quoting Fly2HMO (Reply 6):Why are flaps called flaps if flaps don't flap?

I've been wondering about that ever since I saw this.
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Klaus
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### RE: Random Question(s)

 Quoting Zentraedi (Reply 7):I've seen five.

Photo or it didn't happen!

Zentraedi
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### RE: Random Question(s)

 Quoting Klaus (Reply 11):Photo or it didn't happen!

It was a nude circus. As such, posting a pic would violate this website's TOS.

Furthermore, there were plenty of swastikas (including tatoos) and other Nazi paraphernalia at said event. This could create issues for viewers located in locales which have laws against the dissemination of such images.

Klaus
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### RE: Random Question(s)

 Quoting Zentraedi (Reply 12):It was a nude circus. As such, posting a pic would violate this website's TOS.

Just use black bars to cover up the naughty bits!

 Quoting Zentraedi (Reply 12):Furthermore, there were plenty of swastikas (including tatoos) and other Nazi paraphernalia at said event. This could create issues for viewers located in locales which have laws against the dissemination of such images.

Not a problem covering these up either!

So?

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### RE: Random Question(s)

Great topic. I have always wonderred why the flaps of the Russian Ekranoplans extend way over 90 degrees. I have never seen this on a regular plane. Doesn't that waste the benefits of flaps?

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### RE: Random Question(s)

My latest: Why don't we use a logarithmic scale for measuring temperatures?
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aloges
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### RE: Random Question(s)

 Quoting GAIsweetGAI (Reply 12):Why don't we use a logarithmic scale for measuring temperatures?

Perhaps it's because "pT" would be too reminiscent of a horrible car made by Chrysler.
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