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    > What is the most popular name in the world?

    Mohammed

    > Why are manhole covers round?

    Ease of transport and so they don't fall down the hole.

    > Why do clocks move clockwise?

    That's the direction of the shadow moving on a sundial?

    > Q: How many car accidents were recorded in 1983?

    Don't post questions nobody's going to know w/o using google. That's no fun.

    What's the average distance from Earth to the Sun (lol 1 AU)?

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    who was the actor in the Chewbacca suit?
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    A: Average distance from Sun = 39.5 x distance of Earth from Sun (Astronomical Units)

    Q: Whats the least number of points scored by an NFL team in a season? (staying with the sports questions since i didnt need google for that : ))

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    uh... 0? eagles?
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    oh, oops. You meant a full season. I don't know
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    Originally posted by FillYourBrain
    who was the actor in the Chewbacca suit?
    If you mean the original triliogy, Peter Mayhew.

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    Originally posted by FillYourBrain
    oh, oops. You meant a full season. I don't know
    yea almost every team has been shutout at least once.

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    Originally posted by RoD
    A: Average distance from Sun = 39.5 x distance of Earth from Sun (Astronomical Units)
    What? 1 AU is defined as the mean distance from Earth to the Sun.

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    Originally posted by RoD
    If you mean the original triliogy, Peter Mayhew.
    correct, but he'll be playing the part again in the last one.
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    Q: What digital effects company was once a part of Industrial Light and Magic?
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    Originally posted by Govtcheez
    What? 1 AU is defined as the mean distance from Earth to the Sun.
    I dunno i copied it off of a website hehe.

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    Originally posted by FillYourBrain
    Q: What digital effects company was once a part of Industrial Light and Magic?
    Pixar?

    God, RoD, you can't even cheat right.

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    correct GC.

    Q: in 1985, the Chicago Bears had "The Super Bowl Shuffle" song and music video. For Walter Payton's part, finish the line: "They call me Sweetness, and I like to dance..."
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    Originally posted by FillYourBrain
    Q: Who's the latest to drop out of the California recall election?
    Ueberoth, or however you spell it.

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    FAQ

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