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Interesting Wikipedia articles?

Interesting Wikipedia articles?

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Urban Sports

11,321 posts

111 months

Urban Sports

11,321 posts

111 months

Sunday 23rd September 2012
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GTIR

24,741 posts

174 months

Sunday 23rd September 2012
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http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia

Actually quite interesting. smile

northwest monkey

5,307 posts

97 months

Monday 24th September 2012
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Truckosaurus

5,205 posts

192 months

Thursday 27th September 2012
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Ancient Order of Froth Blowers

Includes the excellent motto:

"A sociable and law abiding fraternity of absorptive Britons who sedately consume and quietly enjoy with commendable regularity and frequention the truly British malted beverage as did their forbears and as Britons ever will, and be damned to all pussyfoot hornswogglers from overseas and including low brows, teetotalers and MPs and not excluding nosey parkers, mock religious busy bodies and suburban fool hens all of which are structurally solid bone from the chin up".
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Symbolica

10,688 posts

123 months

Thursday 27th September 2012
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Was reminded by this BBC article today:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-19741830

about the Ryugyong Hotel in Pyongyang.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ryugyong_Hotel

JudgeMental

6,927 posts

141 months

ph1l5

4,962 posts

110 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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This thread is brilliant for when you are trying to pass the time.

AA88

342 posts

50 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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Damn you ph1l5 I thought there was going to be a new article to read frown

omgus

7,092 posts

83 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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Or when you want to bump it and annoy lots of people who think there is somethin interesting being linked.


So i give you this page simply so you can enjoy the smoothness.

ph1l5

4,962 posts

110 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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Top chap tries to enlist in the RAF but forgets his birth certificate so has to pop back to Canada to get it. then gives Jerry "what for"

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Beurling


randomman

2,156 posts

97 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Tilly_Matthews

Believed to be the first docemented case of schizophrenia. Interesting reading.

Hugo a Gogo

20,077 posts

141 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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ph1l5 said:
Top chap tries to enlist in the RAF but forgets his birth certificate so has to pop back to Canada to get it. then gives Jerry "what for"

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Beurling
channel 5 documentary about him the other day, some fella

ArsE92

19,597 posts

95 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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randomman said:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Tilly_Matthews

Believed to be the first docemented case of schizophrenia. Interesting reading.
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Rochester TVR

3,291 posts

114 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voynich_manuscript
The Voynich manuscript, described as "the world's most mysterious manuscript

retrobob

2,023 posts

97 months

twink

371 posts

57 months

Thursday 4th October 2012
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uvb_76

Followed by...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Numbers_station

There's something about UVB-76 that's very freaky when you listen to it. Can hear it on Youtube.

Dusty964

6,370 posts

98 months

Friday 5th October 2012
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John Cruikshank- Apprentice banker


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Cruickshank