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Sun, Jun 26 2022 7:24 AM (492 replies)
  • HamdenPro
    1,485 Posts
    Thu, Mar 31 2022 8:06 AM

    DuFussMcGoo:

    I don't know why I like this...

     

     

    Love it!!! LMAO

  • HamdenPro
    1,485 Posts
    Thu, Mar 31 2022 8:07 AM

  • PureGro1
    1,063 Posts
    Fri, Apr 1 2022 7:08 AM

  • HamdenPro
    1,485 Posts
    Fri, Apr 1 2022 8:07 AM

     

     THIS DAY IN HISTORY:

    374 Haley’s comet passes close to Earth (.0884 AUS;  1 AU = 93 million miles)

     

    1621 Pilgrims sign Peace Treaty with Wampanoag in Plymouth, MA

     

    1693 Cotton Mather’s 4 day old son dies and Witchcraft is blamed

     

    1700 English pranksters began the annual tradition of APRIL FOOLS DAY. (some historians speculate that April Fools Day actually dates back to 1582).

     

    1748 Ruins of Pompei re-discovered

     

    1778 The Dollar sign $ is created by Oliver Pollock

     

    1789 First U.S. House of Representative selects first Speaker of the House Frederick Augustus Conrad Muhlenberg

     

    1826 Samuel Morrey issued first US Patent for an internal combustion engine (called “gas” or vapour” engine)

     

    1854 Charles Dickens starts series “Hard Times” in the magazine “Household Words

     

    1857 Herman Melville (author of “Moby Dick”) published “The Confidence Man

     

    1866 US Congress rejects Presidential veto giving “all” equal rights

     

    1871 New Constitution adopted by German Empire

     

    1873 British Steamship Atlantic sinks off Nova Scotia

     

    1889 First Dishwashing machine marketed (in Chicago)

     

    1891 London – Paris telephone connection opens

     

    1905 Berlin and Paris linked by telephone

     

    1918 Royal Air Force (RAF) founded

     

    1924 Imperial Airways forms in Britain

     

    1925 First transmission of Danish radio

     

    1927 First automatic record changer introduced

     

    1929 The Yo-Yo is introduced

     

    1934 Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow kill two highway patrolman (Bonnie & Clyde)

     

    1935 First radio tube made of metal

     

    1938 Nescafe starts its “flagship” brand in Switzerland (Personally, I prefer Nestle’s Quick because…. “It’s so rich and thick, and chocolate, that you can’t drink it slow, if it’s Quick” + I like the bunny)


    1939 End of Spanish Civil War

     

    1942 Mexico changes from 3 times zones to 2

     

    1952 Big Bang theory introduce

     

    1952 US conducts first Nuclear test at Nevada test site

     

    1954 US Air Force Academy is founded in Colorado

     

    1956 First “Tony” awards, “Diary of Anne Frank” and “Damn Yankees” win

     

    1957 World’s biggest glass oven is used

     

    1960 First US Weather Satellite is used (hmm, then maybe it was not a balloon at Roswell, I always knew it was really aliens after all)

     

    1963 Premier of soap opera, General Hospital

     

    1966 First world festival of Black art (held in Dakar, Senegal)

     

    1967 US Dept of Transportation begins operation (This is quickly followed by the invention of the “queue” as well as the “customer service department”, or am I confusing this with Department of Motor Vehicles?)

     

    1970 Pres. Nixon signs bill banning cigarette advertising on TV and radio

     

    1972 First Major League Baseball strike begins

     

    1976 Steve Wosniak and Steve Jobs found Apple Compute in the garage of Job’s parent’s house

     

    1981 Daylight savings time is introduce in the U.S.S.R.

     

    1982 US transfers control of Panama Canal to Panama

     

    1986 World oil prices drop to $10.00 per barrel

     

    1991 US minimum wage goes from $3.80 to $42.5 per hour

     

    1997 69 year old Gordie Howe begins playing in the AHL (American Hockey League) for the Syracuse Crunch

     

    2001 Netherlands becomes first country to make same-sex marriage legal

     

    2004 Google introduces “Gmail” which is first thought to be a joke because of the date introduced – Haha

     

    2013 World first smelling TV is introduced in Japan (I have no idea what this means!!)

     

    2022 This is the 2nd day following the introduction, and unveiling, of the Limited Edition #1 Issue of “The Incredible Hoperman-Origins” in the World Golf Tour Forum. KABOOM!!

    HOPERMAN TO THE RESCUE - World Golf Tour (wgt.com)

     

  • HamdenPro
    1,485 Posts
    Fri, Apr 1 2022 9:58 AM

     

    FYI - This weekend's Showdown Rush, starting today, provides all those who make it to final round, the previously discontinued SNOWMAN HEAD..I do not know what it looks like, but figure, if same as the original it looks like this:

    NICO, if you are reading this, PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE, secretly slip me the ELF SHOES....I will be your bestest friend 4eva. (that's a BF4, better than a BFF)

     

  • DuFussMcGoo
    2,678 Posts
    Fri, Apr 1 2022 10:28 AM

    HamdenPro:
    .I do not know what it looks like, but figure, if same as the original it looks like this

    I don't think I want boobs.

  • ct690911
    6,789 Posts
    Fri, Apr 1 2022 10:43 AM

    DuFussMcGoo:

    HamdenPro:
    .I do not know what it looks like, but figure, if same as the original it looks like this

    I don't think I want boobs.

    In Canuckland, we call them "Hooters"...ahem, after the restaurant chain..:)

  • HamdenPro
    1,485 Posts
    Fri, Apr 1 2022 11:51 AM

    DuFussMcGoo:
    I don't think I want boobs.

    Why not. Everyone will want to give you balls.

    P.S. OK.. do not think we need to go down this path any further...

    But, feel free to check out the new WGT Classic Hoperman apparel. It can be seen in the Hoperman thread and is only available for a very limited time... Compute like Scott....Makes great Easter gifts and Mother's Day is right around corner.....

  • DuFussMcGoo
    2,678 Posts
    Fri, Apr 1 2022 2:59 PM

    In a similar fashion, but less risqué...

  • HamdenPro
    1,485 Posts
    Fri, Apr 1 2022 3:07 PM

    DuFussMcGoo:

    In a similar fashion, but less risqué...

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    Wow, you are really testing the Junior Moderation staff!! If you were looking for less risgue', you should have gone with something like this:

     

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