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Re: rock

Postby pieces o'nine on Tue Feb 26, 2008 10:35 pm

Rainswept wrote:
black bart wrote:Did you know?

The life expectancy of Americans is 75.8 years. The life expectancy of a rock star is only 36.9 years.


Wonder what the life expectancy is for Pro Wrestlers.

Using my best Artist's Math®:

If Rock Stars = 36.9
and Avg. Americans = 75.8
then Pro Wrestlers = 112.7

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Postby Rainswept on Tue Feb 26, 2008 11:17 pm

No no. Those poor fucks die all the time. (Is it still too soon for Chris Benoit jokes?)

My math would be more like

If Rock Stars = 36.9
and Avg. Americans = 75.8
then Pro Wrestlers = -38.9
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Postby pieces o'nine on Tue Feb 26, 2008 11:29 pm

Your math is probably more accurate. I mean, you've got charts and such, and all I've got is a bunch of computer programs and braincell-killing chemicals...
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I admit to knowing very little about wrestling, but associate it with individuals such as Hulk Hogan or Jesse "The Body" Ventura who appear to be close to that 112.7 mark...
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Postby Rainswept on Wed Feb 27, 2008 12:21 am

Famous Wrestlers since 1985 who have died before 65

Chris Von Erich - 21
Mike Von Erich - 23
Louie Spiccoli - 27
Art Barr - 28
Gino Hernandez - 29
Jay Youngblood - 30
Rick McGraw - 30
Joey Marella - 30
Ed Gatner - 31
Buzz Sawyer - 32
Crash Holly - 32
Kerry Von Erich - 33
D.J. Peterson - 33
Eddie Gilbert - 33
The Renegade - 33
Chris Candido - 33
Adrian Adonis - 34
Gary Albright - 34
Bobby Duncum Jr. - 34
Owen Hart - 34
Yokozuna - 34
Big Dick Dudley - 34
Brian Pillman - 35
Marianna Komlos - 35
Pitbull #2 - 36
The Wall/Malice - 36
Emory Hale - 36
Leroy Brown - 38
Mark Curtis - 38
Eddie Guerrero - 38
John Kronus - 38
Davey Boy Smith - 39
Johnny Grunge - 39
Vivian Vachon - 40
Jeep Swenson - 40
Brady Boone - 40
Terry Gordy - 40
Bertha Faye - 40
Billy Joe Travis - 40
Chris Benoit - 40
Larry Cameron - 41
Rick Rude - 41
Randy Anderson - 41
Bruiser Brody - 42
Miss Elizabeth - 42
Big Boss Man - 42
Earthquake - 42
Mike Awesome - 42
Biff Wellington - 42
Brian Adams (Crush) - 43
Ray Candy - 43
Nancy Benoit (Woman) - 43
Dino Bravo - 44
Curt Hennig - 44
Bam Bam Bigelow - 45
Jerry Blackwell - 45
Junkyard Dog - 45
Hercules - 45
Andre the Giant - 46
Big John Studd - 46
Chris Adams - 46
Mike Davis - 46
Hawk - 46
Dick Murdoch - 49
Jumbo Tsuruta - 49
Rocco Rock - 49
Sherri Martel - 49
Moondog Spot - 51
Ken Timbs - 53
Uncle Elmer - 54
Pez Whatley - 54
The Angel of Death - 54
Eddie Graham - 55
Tarzan Tyler - 55
Haystacks Calhoun- 55
Giant Haystacks - 55
The Spoiler - 56
Kurt Von Hess - 56
Moondog King - 56
Gene Anderson - 58
Dr. Jerry Graham - 58
Bulldog Brown - 58
Tony Parisi - 58
Rufus R. Jones - 60
Ray Stevens - 60
Stan Stasiak - 60
Terry Garvin - 60
Boris Malenko - 61
Little Beaver - 61
Sapphire - 61
Shohei Baba - 61
Dick the Bruiser - 62
Wilbur Snyder - 62
George Cannon - 62
Karl Krupp - 62
Dale Lewis - 62
Gorilla Monsoon - 62
Hiro Matsuda - 62
Bad News Brown - 63
Bulldog Brower - 63
Wahoo McDaniel - 63

Source.

See also: USA Today
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Postby St John the Blasphemist on Wed Feb 27, 2008 8:57 am

Did you know:

A group of jellyfish is called a smuck
A group of orangutans is called a buffoonery
A group of crows is called a murder
A group of buffalo is called an obstinacy
A group of hummingbirds is called a troubling
A group of snails is called an escargatoire (funnily enough, that makes sense)
A group of boars is called a singular (go figure)

And of course...

A group of aardvarks is called (get this) an aarmoury (drop the u if you hail from Yewessofayvia)

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Postby black bart on Wed Feb 27, 2008 9:42 am

Did you know?

There is an Earthquake House at Comrie, near Perth in Scotland. It is located on the Great Highland Boundary Fault. Thanks to the fault, where the soft sandstone of the central valley rubs against the harder rocks of the Highlands, the area around Comrie has witnessed many tremors.

Curiously enough we had a 5.2 magnitude earthquake last night, the biggest in the UK for 25 years. The epicentre was in Lincolnshire but it was felt in London.
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Postby Moral Minority on Thu Feb 28, 2008 5:07 am

Did you know?

Bruce Lee could make indentations on wood using only his fingers.
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Postby Detective TurtleHolmes on Thu Feb 28, 2008 7:24 am

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The Appalachian Trail is about 2000 miles long. Only 4000 people have completed the entire trail.
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Postby black bart on Thu Feb 28, 2008 7:27 am

Did you know?

thelastpirate has got a famous Turner painting for an avatar...Did you know that the wonderful sunsets in Turner's paintings were caused by the eruption of Mount Tambora in Indonesia in 1815?

ps thelastpirate has changed his avatar..bollocks!
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Croissants

Postby black bart on Tue Apr 29, 2008 9:16 am

Did you know?

Croissants were not invented by the French.

They were an Austrian creation to celebrate the end of the siege of Vienna by a Turkish army...hence the crescent shape.
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Postby Rainswept on Tue Apr 29, 2008 10:35 am

Here are the statistics on erect penis lengths for white college men, in quarter-inch lengths measured by The Alfred C. Kinsey Institute for Sex Research (from the point where the penis meets the body along the top to its tip):

percent length
0.2 percent 3.75 inches
0.3 percent 4 inches
0.2 percent 4.25 inches
1.7 percent 4.5 inches
0.8 percent 4.75 inches
4.2 percent 5 inches
4.4 percent 5.25 inches
10.7 percent 5.5 inches
8 percent 5.75 inches
23.9 percent 6 inches
8.8 percent 6.25 inches
14.3 percent 6.5 inches
5.7 percent 6.75 inches
9.5 percent 7 inches
1.8 percent 7.25 inches
2.9 percent 7.5 inches
1 percent 7.75 inches
1 percent 8 inches
0.3 percent 8.25 inches
0.3 percent 8.5 inches
0.1 percent 8.75 inches
0.1 percent 9 inches

(note: 1 inch = 2.54 cm, 0.25 inch = 0.635 cm)


Here the same data in some other from:
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Postby ken worley on Tue Apr 29, 2008 2:24 pm

I notice everyone stopped posting to this thread...

Perhaps they got busy doing something else?


My penis, as it happens, is one of the 0.1% which is 8.75" long.

Unfortunately, it is only about 1/2" in diameter.

Funny, as my father was said to be "hung like an elevator button".


Where is the chart on female breast size?
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Postby farfalla on Tue Apr 29, 2008 3:28 pm

considering, from this point forward ( :D ), referring to ken as 'PD'
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Postby Detective TurtleHolmes on Wed Apr 30, 2008 1:59 am

Did you know that the Italians did not invent the pizza? It was invented by an Australian who just happened to be in Italy at the time.
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Pizza

Postby black bart on Wed Apr 30, 2008 6:34 am

Cap'n Turtlehead wrote:Did you know that the Italians did not invent the pizza? It was invented by an Australian who just happened to be in Italy at the time.


It's taken longer than I thought, but this thread has finally turned silly...hoorah!

More statistics please...can we have breast sizes and butt sizes next?
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