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• ... flantastic is another way to say "this pudding is good" in Finnish?
• ...about alliteration articulating an artistic approach aimed at annotating and arranging alphabetic accoutrements as alarmingly asinine alignments?
• ...that Afghanistan is known for its lush dirt farms, where dirt and dust are cultivated by villagers to enhance the scenic emptiness for which the region is known?
• ...that air is a fictional substance that was once believed to fill the space above the surface of the Earth? While this "air theory" was once used to explain various phenomena, air theory, at last refuted, has joined the gene, the atom, Antarctica, and the free lunch in a long list of scientific red herrings.
• ...that Anonymous has written over 4,323,904,528 poems and 23,900,241 short stories, among a million other kinds of written word?
• ...that you need to stop reading this page and get a job?
• ...that Arceus is the true Lord and Saviour and not that fake Felix Hossil or whatever he's called?
• ...that you can't skip this GEICO ad, because it's already over?
• ...that moisturizer was a failed attempt at making human water-balloons?
• ...turtles can run at top speeds of 87 miles per hour, but only in short bursts?
• ...thanks to a transporter accident, the joke about suicide bombers' 72 virgins being Star Trek geeks is older than Islam?
• ...the inventor of the Nobel Prize invented the Nobel Prize so he could get a Nobel Prize for his invention of the Nobel Prize?
• ...that Kanye persuaded Kim Kardashian to make Mastercard famous?
• ...that this page will self-destruct in 5 seconds?
• ...that no one ever reads these sentences all the way to the end, except for a select few, who have the diligence and patience, and are bored enough, to read to the very end of these very long, dull and uninteresting sentences?
• ...that I don't know that you don't know that I don't know that you don't know nothing?
• ...people suffering from writer's block are usually very... something?
• ...that Tetris is generally considered to be the cause of the collapse of the USSR?
• ...members of Flat Earth Society travel all around the world to promote their views?
• ...that Donald Tdrumpf drinks his covfefe with milk and sugnar?
• ...that if Robert Plant heard Stairway to Heaven on the radio, he would sing along?
• ...that resistance is futile? So you should calculate using impedance instead?
• ...that all mass murderer's education went up to at least as far as high school. And you?
• ...Fork Knife is a game about finding fine dining and making reservations during an apocalyptic Uncyclopedia split?
• ...and that the Battle Royale version has hundreds of Oscar Wildes throwing shade at each other?
• ...when your grandma said, "You gruesome", you misunderstood and proudly stood up as tall as you could?
• ...in just one week you can learn the complete lyrics to the 1960s songs Tequila, Batman and Wipeout!?
• ... that, because of Anonymous' credibility, he has become a frequent source of information for news articles?
• ... that Flying Spaghetti Monsterism is the world's most intelligent and fastest-growing religion?
• ... the reason for 50% of modern marriages ending in divorce is because those people try to go to IKEA together for a relaxing afternoon?
• ...that it is important to tune your Air Guitar constantly, as any dust particles that stick to the complicated arrangement of air will completely deform it?
• ...that Phonics (pronounced Pa-hon-iks.) is one of the deadliest and most addictive drugs on the streets? It is said to get children "hooked" in four weeks or your money back.
• ...that St. Peter's Basilica is a large reptilian creature with breath of fire and a gaze that can turn people into stone?
• ...that the process of dying and coming back to life as a cow is known as reincownation?
• ...that while Pong! the Movie followed suit with the wildly popular video game genre, such as The Super Mario Brothers movie and Resident Evil, it did not play out as well in the box offices?
• ...that the oozy, off-colored mound of bloody what-ever-it-is stretching its way out of what used to be a tiny hole is a baby's head?
• ...that the United States presidential election of 1948 saw the overwhelming defeat of then-President Harry S. Truman at the hands of Thomas Dewey, the Republican governor of New York and former partner in the law firm, Dewey, Cheatem & Howe?
• ...that if we lose cabin pressure, masks will drop from just above your head?
• ...that Barns and Nobles is the most successful medieval farming roleplaying game, played by millions of teenage nerds worldwide?
• ...that Martin Van Buren is a total dick and nobody likes him?
• ...that the keyboard you have been using has more germs than your toilet seat?
• ...that Oscar Mayer has a way with B-O-L-O-G-N-A?
• ...that Euroipods is a website giving away free ipods in return for completing offers and reffering freinds to do the same?
• ...that paper beats rock, but guns beat everything?
• ...that Alexander isn't really that Great?
• ...that bipolar bears are not to be messed with, more-so than polar bears?
• ...that Witch-Hunting For Fun and Profit has mostly turned into Witch-Hunting For Fun in this modern era of cheaply produced Chinese assembly line witches?
• ...that Calvin and Hobbes was an action-packed buddy comedy series that ran from 1542-1549, featuring philosophers John Calvin and Thomas Hobbes as themselves?</option>
• ...that torture is better to give than to receive?
• ...that you have probably broken at least three of the Ten Commandments just by visiting this website?
• ...that making a band usually involves frantically begging family and strangers to join?
• ...that the Rorschach inkblots all look kinda like my Aunt Gladys giving head to Satan?
• ...that the great Wall Street Crash of 1929 led to many opportunities for great photography of homeless people and farmers covered in dust the following years?
• ... that walking in the air will not make you fly in the moonlit sky?
• ... that you can't wear my sweatshirt? It's mine!
• ... that Cirno will always be the strongest, beating the nuclear raven?
• ... the Earth is indeed hollow, but you might fall off the edge trying to find the entrance?
• ... that Tyrannosaurus Rex went extinct because it couldn't reach anything put on a top shelf?
• ... that broccoli is a hybrid made from from Isaac Brock of Modest Mouse and coliform bacteria?
• ... that the Earth is indeed hollow, but you might fall off the edge trying to find the entrance?
• ... that Tyrannosaurus Rex went extinct because it couldn't reach anything put on a top shelf?
• ... that virtual reality will soon allow you to read this in 3D?
• ... if the entire human race linked arms around the Earth, most of the population would drown?
• ...that the Byzantine Empire is pretty much the same as the Roman Empire, only not as cool?
• ...that colorless green ideas sleep furiously?
• ...that Jackson Pollock is the Jackson Pollock of painting?
• ...that the The Root of All Evil is fishsticks?
• ...that the sport of Water Polo can be greatly improved with the addition of sharks?
• ...that the French Revolution was just a rip-off of the American Revolution?
• ...that midget cockpunching terrorists are a threat to America and her allies?
• ...that testicles are edible and a good source of protein?
• ...that under Communism, everyone gets an C?
• ...that Heaven has met its quota, and your dead granny has just been waitlisted?
• ...that Thomas Edison was arrested on charges of pornography following the release of his short film, Woman Whose Ankle is Partly Visible?
• ...that the bow-tie is an aphrodisiac worn by male humans which instantly increases the sexual appeal of the wearer by 16%?
• ...that apparently, this Charles Norris fellow is quite the ruffian?
• ...that on 17 June 2007, Britain was mercilessly hit by an attack of 'falling water'?
• ...that a hammer is a great diplomatic tool?
• ...although on an international level, a nuclear arsenal is even better?
• ...that hitting your kids may be beneficial to their health, or at the very least amusing to you?
• ...that pillow fighting is a violent trend among the world's pillow population, and must be stopped?
• ...that we must nuke the whales, or the hippies will win?
• ...that the White House is really off-white?
• ...that the butler did it?
• ...that Iran is still all set to invade itself?
• ...taht wrods and snetnces are raedalbe eevn wehn tehy are toatlly fckued up?
• ...that Cup Stacking is a real sport? No, really. It's true. Aww, c'mon.
• ...that you can get great deals on Vietnamese clothing imports if you buy now?
• ...that Alaska is a mooseocracy, in which citizens select a moose to lead them?
• ...that bears have been known to challenge for the role of Alaska's leader?
• ...that at some point, hanging in there just makes you look like an even bigger loser?
• ...that to the untrained ear, John Aglethorpe's Ode to the Monotony of Life may simply sound like one continuous, monotonous tone, but the song is actually composed mostly of alterations between the A sharp and B flat notes tied together?
• ...that in the Mesozoic Era, toasters ruled the earth?
• ...that back in my day, we didn't have no fancy Did you know sections on our wikis? We had to get all of our factoids from the library, like decent folk! And after we walked there barefoot across three counties 'cause bicycles hadn't been invented yet, we had to teach ourselves how to read the books - none of that fancy free-contents education you kids're all on about...
• ...that sufficiently advanced magic is indistinguishable from science?
• ...that wearing a top hat is not only a sound fashion choice, it gives you somewhere to hide candy?
• ...that Uncyclopedia is riddled with subliminal messages? DRINK COCA COLA
• ...that censorship is a tactic practiced by oppressive governments who believe in upholding an arbitrary social standard for the so-called "good of the people" while simultaneously imposing their peremptory moral values on their unwilling populace by dictating what is and what is not necessary for them to experience?
• ...that since haste makes waste, and slow and steady wins the race, it follows that everybody who loses a race must therefore be charged with littering?
• ...that there is no other word for thesaurus?
• ...that a bird in the hand is better than crabs in your bush?
• ...that there are at least three other businesses like show business?
• ...the muffin man?
• ...that life is a sexually transmitted disease with a 100% fatality rate?
• ...that if you laid out all of the nerves in your body end-to-end, you'd die?
• ...that it was I who let the dogs out?
• ...that the American Civil War was actually marked by many instances of uncivil behavior?
• ...that George Washington was an avid heterosexual?
• ...that 90% of all video game high scores are set by one guy called "AAA"?
• ...that when it says 'Do not try at home', it actually means 'Do not try this at all'?
• ...that food is probably the most addictive substance known to man?
• ...that withdrawal symptoms include nausea, hallucinations and possibly death?
• ...that the reason the government does not ban it is because of the tax money it gets from the food industry?
• ...that, despite the invention of the doorbell, knock-knock jokes have yet to be replaced by ding-dong jokes?
• ...that if Abraham Lincoln was alive today, he would be clawing desperately at the lid of his coffin and screaming for help?
• ...that if Mommy is willing to lie about a freaky old dude who sneaks into children's bedrooms in the middle of the night to eat your cookies and drink your milk, she'll no doubt be willing to deceive you about everything else?
• ...that anyone who dies at Disneyland receives a free lifetime pass?
• ...that a rose by any other name would be called something else?
• ...that you can always pay your credit card bills using your credit card?
• ...that originally, Hell was an acronym for "Happiness, Euphoria, and Lively Laughter?"
• ...that babies explode when you put them in the microwave?
• ...that one person can change the world?
• ...that forgetting to carry the one is the leading cause of disaster for world domination plans
• ...that the Virgin Birth is no longer considered a miracle? Women have been giving birth to virgins for centuries!
• ...that the only thing money can't buy is poverty?
• ...that while laughter is the best medicine, many cancer patients prefer chemotherapy?
• ...that the first use of "LOL" is in Shakespeare's play, As You Like It, and that the first use of "OMG" may be found in Macbeth?
• ...that every time you shoot yourself in the head, someone somewhere in the world dies?
• ...that sheep shrink when it rains?
• ...that the dolphin is the only animal other than man that laughs at its own farts?
• ...that the Japanese have a saying: "A man cannot read the same Wikipedia page twice"? The pages are constantly being edited, and the act of reading it will make you a different person. Therefore, when a man goes back to re-read it, both the text and the man have been changed.
• ...that many diseases can be prevented by washing hands before eating, after eating, during eating, and another couple of times just in case?
• ...that $(\tan^{-1}((\frac{-5\pm\sqrt{5^2+(4\times3)\times2}}{2\times3}\div2)\div(\frac{-5\pm\sqrt{5^2+(4\times3)\times2}}{2\times3}\div2)))\times2$ is 8th grade math?
• ...that telling someone you masturbated to their Facebook picture is frowned upon in society?
• ...that the song Harder Better Faster Stronger by Daft Punk is a giant "That's what she said" joke?
• ...that dihydrogen monoxide is a substance found in car exhaust, pesticides, acid rain, and YOUR ENERGY DRINK!?!?!
• ...that the universe is made up of protons, electrons, neutrons... and morons?
• ...that water is bad for your health because fish have sex in it?
• ...that the rumors that you are paranoid were started by someone who's out to get you?
• ...that abstinence is only 99.999% effective?
• ...that Uranus is a gas giant?
• ...that more people have been inside Paris Hilton, than in the Hilton in Paris?
• ...that if a tree falls in the forest and no one's there to hear it, the tree will begin to sing Nightwish until somebody approaches within earshot?
• ...that cats only pretend not to like to swim?
• ...and that they like it even more while inside a burlap sack?
• ...that the amount of cats in the area is directly proportionate to the distance from the Hot Dog factory?
• ...that if we used a language without homonyms, a certain type of pun would be impossible, and thereby much gaiety would be lost?
• ...that the populations of many endangered species can be increased with a simple Wikipedia edit?
• ...that none of the links in this sentence have anything to do with it?
• ...that contrary to popular belief, popular belief isn't all that popular?
• ...that oxygen is a highly addictive drug, with 100% of all users becoming addicted with their first hit?
• ...that my girlfriend has herpes? Neither did I.
• ...that I like cats, but could never eat a whole one?
• ...that I am a schizophrenic?
• ...and so am I?
• ...me too?
• ...shut up Frank, you're not even supposed to be here today.
• ...that this is just a distraction while we take your car?
• ...there's a ninja behind you but it left when you turned around?
• ...that the average human male between the ages of 13 and 18 is has thought about sex with Brad Pitt at least once?
• ...and if you haven't before you just did after reading the above statement.
• ...that people who "have their cake and eat it too" are 10 times more likely to die of obesity than people who only "have their cake"?
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• ...that it's not butter?
• ...that genocide is a perfectly healthy response to any personal problems you may have?
• ...and that every person considers it at least once a month?
• ...that within a few weeks of being held in captivity dolphins are able to train humans to stand at the side of a pool and throw them fish?
• ...that your birth certificate is an apology letter from the condom factory?
• ...that Wikipedia features DYKs about mosaic floors that were discovered between 1932 and 1939?
• ...that Freddie Mercury was banned in some European countries due to his extremely toxic last name?
• ...that the road to hell is identical to the stairs to heaven, but with elevator music and traffic?
• ...that the light at the end of the tunnel is commonly reported to be a strobe light accented with techno?
• ...that there is no truth to the rumour that Candlejack kidnaps people who s
• ...that a drummer is someone who hangs out with musicians?
• ...that reading this section is a severe waste of time?
• ...that this statement is not not not not not not not not not not not possibly confusing to no one somewhere right now?
• ...that many children in third world countries don't have enough to eat, but most have access to the Food Network?
• ...that 69% percent of statistics contain sexual innuendo?
• ...that the phrase "¡Ay Chihuahua!" can be used to mean both "no, I don't have any bathtub cheese" and "yes, I have a great deal of bathtub cheese"?
• ...that the sound of a kitten falling into a wood chipper is still more pleasant than listening to Kidz Bop?
• ... that your Windows computer is still updating?
• ... that contrary to the name, the London Underground is actually quite well known?
• ... that space is just a money-making scheme by NASA?
• ... if you feed a man a fish, he'll eat for a day, but if you feed a man to a fish, you go to jail?
• ... the number of users the admins have banned is considered the largest countable number since 1998?
• ... that Richard the Lionheart of England had a "Richard the Lionheart" of his own?
• ... the reason they tell you not to look at the sun is because if you look too long you'll realise it's just a giant lamp taped there?
• ... that intellectual theft refers to the stealing of one's ideas, not his IQ points?
• ... colourless is actually a valid colour, making "colourless" very colourful?
• ... on the nth day of Christmas, my true love sent to me a total of $\frac{1}{2}n^2+\frac{1}{2}n$ gifts?
• ... Google Street View cars replace their cameras with potatoes once they cross the Connecticut border?
• ... that without lists, we feel listless?
• ... that Dog is offended by this statement?
• ... that 9/11 might not have ever happened if dates had not been invented?
• ... after the 2001 terrorist attacks, the "Freedom Fries" folks also boycotted Arabic numerals? This resulted in many IX/XI bumper stickers.
• ... that you're late for work?
• ... the great idea you had last week was already thought up by Elon Musk and will soon be realized on Mars?