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We need some more randomness on this forum - let's start with this one. Feel free to make other threads if you have ideas for further randomness.

 

Since, I'm German, let's start with something appropriate AF:

Hitler’s mother considered abortion but the doctor persuaded her to keep the baby.

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As I am Pole, random Polish fact here. :D

Poland is the only country to successfully invade and conquer Russia - this happened in 1610. Władysław IV Vasa was tzar of Russia for 3 years, and later (in 1632) he became king of Poland.

Deal with it, Napoleon/Hitler. B|

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I am South African so here goes my random fact.

South Africa is a shitty country. Period.

 

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Alright, since we're doing country facts:

The Dutch introduced orange carrots to the world: Dutch carrot growers developed orange carrots in the 16th century through careful breeding of existing varieties. At the time, carrots were a range of colours, from pale yellow to purple.

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13 hours ago, Dalrok said:

Alright, since we're doing country facts:

The Dutch introduced orange carrots to the world: Dutch carrot growers developed orange carrots in the 16th century through careful breeding of existing varieties. At the time, carrots were a range of colours, from pale yellow to purple.

 

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Bluetooth was invented by a Swede and named it after King Harald Bluetooth of Scandanavia. It even has a his initials in the logo :)

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If you consistently fart for 6 years & 9 months, enough gas is produced to create the energy of an atomic bomb!

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18 hours ago, Yldrania said:

If you consistently fart for 6 years & 9 months, enough gas is produced to create the energy of an atomic bomb!

Then I should be on bomb no 3 by now...

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The Rancor from smash-hit movie saga Star Wars was based on a cross between a bear and a potato.

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General Motors South Africa is the only place outside of the USA to build the Hummer H3!

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Scientists calculated that for Father Christmas to deliver all gifts to people around the world, on Christmas Eve, he would have to visit 822 homes a second, traveling at 650 miles a second!

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People can suffer from a psychological disorder called Boanthropy that makes them believe that they are a cow. They try to live their life as a cow.

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