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Re: One Million Factettes

Postby Earthling on Mars » Thu Dec 12, 2013 7:57 pm UTC

41. If this were the OTT, I would be the Pope.

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Re: One Million Factettes

Postby patzer » Thu Dec 12, 2013 8:39 pm UTC

42. If this were the OTT, I would not be the Pope.
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Re: One Million Factettes

Postby Vytron » Thu Dec 12, 2013 9:19 pm UTC

43 - If this was the OTT I'd be following Earthling on Mars's decree.
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Re: One Million Factettes

Postby faubiguy » Thu Dec 12, 2013 9:23 pm UTC

44 - 3 + 2 = 5

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Re: One Million Factettes

Postby Earthling on Mars » Thu Dec 12, 2013 9:41 pm UTC

45. I just became the Pope on the OTT.

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Re: One Million Factettes

Postby Adam H » Thu Dec 12, 2013 9:46 pm UTC

46. 44 - 3 + 2 does not equal 5
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Re: One Million Factettes

Postby patzer » Thu Dec 12, 2013 10:03 pm UTC

47 - 46.44 - 3 + 2 = 45.44
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Re: One Million Factettes

Postby Vytron » Thu Dec 12, 2013 10:11 pm UTC

Adam H wrote:46. 44 - 3 + 2 does not equal 5


(yeah, but 44 wasn't in the operation of factette 44, it wasn't a minus sign, but a separator).

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Re: One Million Factettes

Postby Adam H » Thu Dec 12, 2013 10:24 pm UTC

49. I never claimed that 44 was in the operation of factette 44.

Bonus factette: factette #48 is not a factette.
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Re: One Million Factettes

Postby Vytron » Fri Dec 13, 2013 1:12 am UTC

50 - Ragu, an important Prophet of His Noodliness, was converted to Monsterism at the age of 10, after his epilepsy was cured miraculously by Captain Mosey.

Bonus Factette 2: The Bonus factette in the previous post is not a factette.

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Re: One Million Factettes

Postby dudiobugtron » Fri Dec 13, 2013 1:51 am UTC

51. According to Forum Games etiquette, you should qualify canon from fictional universes with something like, "In [fictional universe] ..." or "According to [work of fiction]...", if you want them to be accepted as real-world facts.
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Re: One Million Factettes

Postby Vytron » Fri Dec 13, 2013 3:59 am UTC

52 - Factettes aren't facts, or this would be the One Million Facts game.

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Re: One Million Factettes

Postby dudiobugtron » Fri Dec 13, 2013 6:13 am UTC

53 - Touché (...is a good word to search for if you want an e-acute to copy and paste.)
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Re: One Million Factettes

Postby patzer » Fri Dec 13, 2013 11:40 am UTC

54 - You can get the letter é by holding down Alt Gr and pressing e.
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Re: One Million Factettes

Postby Vytron » Fri Dec 13, 2013 12:08 pm UTC

55 - Early IBM computers also had keyboards with F13 through F24 keys.

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Re: One Million Factettes

Postby jedelmania » Fri Dec 13, 2013 12:35 pm UTC

56 - The F 13 first flew on 25 June 1919

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Re: One Million Factettes

Postby Adam H » Fri Dec 13, 2013 1:55 pm UTC

57. The OP defined factettes as "things that are true", and recently began posting things that are not true.
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Postby dudiobugtron » Fri Dec 13, 2013 6:11 pm UTC

58. Whether or not something is true depends on the axiomatic system you are working in.
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Postby Adam H » Fri Dec 13, 2013 7:39 pm UTC

59. The word "axiom" comes from the Greek "azimum" which means "down this path lies madness!".
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Postby Reecer6 » Sat Dec 14, 2013 12:54 am UTC

60. The word "octopus" does not come from the Greek "azimum," as many plural octopus do not even have mental disorders, and have not mastered the construction of roads.

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Postby faubiguy » Sat Dec 14, 2013 3:27 am UTC

61. The word "octopus" comes from the Greek "okto" which means "eight", and "pous", which means "foot".

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Postby Djehutynakht » Sat Dec 14, 2013 5:55 am UTC

62. Pharaoh Tutankhamun's original name was Tutankhaten, meaning "The Living Image of the Aten".

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Re: One Million Factettes

Postby Vytron » Sat Dec 14, 2013 9:00 am UTC

63 - Everyone has posted factettes in this thread, except Adam H.

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Re: One Million Factettes

Postby Djehutynakht » Sun Dec 15, 2013 4:05 am UTC

64. The number of this factette is the square of eight.

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Re: One Million Factettes

Postby Vytron » Sun Dec 15, 2013 4:45 am UTC

65 - The value of zero was first used by the ancient Indian mathematician Aryabhata.

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Postby Djehutynakht » Sun Dec 15, 2013 5:20 am UTC

So far as we know..

66. Route 66 is a famous highway in the United States

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Re: One Million Factettes

Postby Vytron » Sun Dec 15, 2013 5:28 am UTC

67 - Encient Egyptians believed fried mice would cure a toothache.

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Re: One Million Factettes

Postby dimitriye98 » Wed Dec 18, 2013 8:21 am UTC

68. Somewhere in the state that you live in, there is a person with the same number of hairs on their head.
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Re: One Million Factettes

Postby Vytron » Fri Dec 20, 2013 12:46 am UTC

69. Is a very often referenced sexual position.

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Re: One Million Factettes

Postby dudiobugtron » Fri Dec 20, 2013 2:29 am UTC

70. People who live in the "Vatican City State" are not bound by the truth of factette 68.
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Re: One Million Factettes

Postby faubiguy » Fri Dec 20, 2013 2:40 am UTC

71. The statement "this statement is true" is true if and only if it is true.

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Re: One Million Factettes

Postby dudiobugtron » Fri Dec 20, 2013 4:42 am UTC

72. All statements are true if an only if they are true.
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Re: One Million Factettes

Postby faubiguy » Fri Dec 20, 2013 5:06 am UTC

73. If factette 72 is true and "this statement is true" is a statement, then factette 71 must be true.

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Re: One Million Factettes

Postby jedelmania » Fri Dec 20, 2013 3:44 pm UTC

74 - England has crowned 9 kings called Henry, but there is only a Henry VIII, not a Henry IX

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Re: One Million Factettes

Postby Djehutynakht » Fri Dec 20, 2013 5:04 pm UTC

75. The inventor of the shopping cart originally had to do some serious work persuading people to use them.

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Re: One Million Factettes

Postby LOLBeth » Fri Dec 20, 2013 7:12 pm UTC

76. In 1995, Clifford Stoll sneered at the idea that the internet would lead to "telecommuting workers, interactive libraries [...] and virtual communities", calling the vision "baloney".

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Re: One Million Factettes

Postby Vytron » Wed Dec 25, 2013 10:24 am UTC

77 - Bulls do NOT charge because a Matador's cape is red. They charge because of the movement of the cape.
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Re: One Million Factettes

Postby Vytron » Sat Dec 28, 2013 8:48 am UTC

78 - Time condemned the Mad Hatter to perpetual teatime.
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Re: One Million Factettes

Postby dudiobugtron » Sat Dec 28, 2013 7:49 pm UTC

79. There are 40 factettes per page, so that means the next factette will be the last on this page.
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Re: One Million Factettes

Postby Vytron » Sun Dec 29, 2013 7:29 am UTC

80 - The very early Slot Machines didn’t pay money but chewing gum, which explains the bar symbols (sticks of gum) and fruits (flavors) on some modern slot machines.
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