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Random Useless Facts Thread

Myoozik
StarTrix Forever! - Derpi Supporter
Kinship Through Differences - Celebrated the 11th anniversary of MLP:FIM!
Verified Pegasus - Show us your gorgeous wings!
Preenhub - We all know what you were up to this evening~
Philomena - For helping others attend the 2021 community collab
Twinkling Balloon - Took part in the 2021 community collab.
Ten years of changes - Celebrated the 10th anniversary of MLP:FiM!
My Little Pony - 1992 Edition
The Magic of Friendship Grows - For helping others attend the 2020 Community Collab
Friendship, Art, and Magic (2020) - Took part in the 2020 Community Collab

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Although now attributed to mercury poisoning because of modern research, astronomer Tycho Brahe died from a ruptured bladder due to refusing to break etiquette at a banquet.
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The Hell?
The official state meal of Oklahoma consists of fried okra, cornbread, barbecue pork, squash, biscuits, sausage and gravy, grits, corn, strawberries (state fruit), chicken fried steak, pecan pie, and black-eyed peas.
Myoozik
StarTrix Forever! - Derpi Supporter
Kinship Through Differences - Celebrated the 11th anniversary of MLP:FIM!
Verified Pegasus - Show us your gorgeous wings!
Preenhub - We all know what you were up to this evening~
Philomena - For helping others attend the 2021 community collab
Twinkling Balloon - Took part in the 2021 community collab.
Ten years of changes - Celebrated the 10th anniversary of MLP:FiM!
My Little Pony - 1992 Edition
The Magic of Friendship Grows - For helping others attend the 2020 Community Collab
Friendship, Art, and Magic (2020) - Took part in the 2020 Community Collab

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In 2015, YouTube Channel “Obscure Horror Corner” posted a video of themselves playing a game called “Sad Satan” sent by a viewer who found the game while digging around the Deep Web. The game itself consists of walking around a dark narrow corridor which gets darker and twisted as the game progresses and eventually culminating in getting shown images of gore and of famous registered sex offenders. A rumor speculated that those who played the game had their computers bombarded with files full of nonsense text and the number 666. The channel prompted deleted the game and to this day, the purpose of the game and its creator remains unknown.
Count Adramalekhovich Searmagomedov
Kinship Through Differences - Celebrated the 11th anniversary of MLP:FIM!
Verified Pegasus - Show us your gorgeous wings!
Preenhub - We all know what you were up to this evening~
Twinkling Balloon - Took part in the 2021 community collab.
Ten years of changes - Celebrated the 10th anniversary of MLP:FiM!
My Little Pony - 1992 Edition
Friendship, Art, and Magic (2020) - Took part in the 2020 Community Collab
Dream Come True! - Participated in the MLP 9th Anniversary Event
Wallet After Summer Sale -
A Tale For The Ages - Celebrated MLP's 35th Anniversary and FiM's 8th Anniversary

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OTD in November 14, 1943, the destroyer USS William D. Porter accidentally launched a live torpedo at the battleship USS Iowa which was carrying President Franklin Roosevelt to the Tehran Conference. The Iowa avoided disaster by make a hard turn. The torpedo detonated after hitting the ship’s wake. The entire crew was arrested and a young sailor later admitted that he had forgotten to remove the primer from a torpedo tube during a drill. The sailor was sentenced to 14 years of hard labor but FDR ordered that no crew members be punished. After the incident, other ships would greet the USS William D. Porter with “Don’t shoot! We’re Republicans!”
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The Hell?
2001 and 2002 were the only years in which films based on J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and JRR Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings were in competition with each other.
Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King was released December 2003, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban released June 2004.
The Hobbit trilogy (2012-2014) was released between Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, part 2 (2011) and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016).
Goku Black
Dream Come True! - Participated in the MLP 9th Anniversary Event
Wallet After Summer Sale -
A Tale For The Ages - Celebrated MLP's 35th Anniversary and FiM's 8th Anniversary
Artist -

Zamasu
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Speaking of which: both the Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings franchises were released by the two studios (Warner Bros. and New Line Cinema, respectively) owned by what was then known as AOL Time Warner (now WarnerMedia.)
Goku Black
Dream Come True! - Participated in the MLP 9th Anniversary Event
Wallet After Summer Sale -
A Tale For The Ages - Celebrated MLP's 35th Anniversary and FiM's 8th Anniversary
Artist -

Zamasu
President Ronald Reagan almost didn’t tell Gorbachev to “tear down this wall,” referring to the Berlin Wall that divided East and West Germanies.
Myoozik
StarTrix Forever! - Derpi Supporter
Kinship Through Differences - Celebrated the 11th anniversary of MLP:FIM!
Verified Pegasus - Show us your gorgeous wings!
Preenhub - We all know what you were up to this evening~
Philomena - For helping others attend the 2021 community collab
Twinkling Balloon - Took part in the 2021 community collab.
Ten years of changes - Celebrated the 10th anniversary of MLP:FiM!
My Little Pony - 1992 Edition
The Magic of Friendship Grows - For helping others attend the 2020 Community Collab
Friendship, Art, and Magic (2020) - Took part in the 2020 Community Collab

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When McDonald’s first opened in 1940, it sold hamburgers, pulled pork sandwiches, tamales, chili and peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.
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