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2022-04-06 8:03:09 AM  
More cows than people in Montana? Might as well call the state Mootana.
 
2022-04-06 8:14:09 AM  
27% believe the Moon landing was a hoax?

So this whole "compulsory education to create an informed populace" experiment is a failure, huh?
 
2022-04-06 8:20:54 AM  

claytonemery: 27% believe the Moon landing was a hoax?

So this whole "compulsory education to create an informed populace" experiment is a failure, huh?


It was created to form a population trained to sit quietly, in neat rows, doing pointless busywork as paper-pushing clerks.
 
2022-04-06 8:23:48 AM  
On average, American supermarkets waste 3,000 lbs of food a year.

That seems low.
 
2022-04-06 8:29:25 AM  
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Used to fish for striped bass on the other side of that lighthouse after work.

Those were good times.
 
2022-04-06 8:29:58 AM  

dionysusaur: claytonemery: 27% believe the Moon landing was a hoax?

So this whole "compulsory education to create an informed populace" experiment is a failure, huh?

It was created to form a population trained to sit quietly, in neat rows, doing pointless busywork as paper-pushing clerks.


*looks up from desk and paperwork*

Well I'll be damned. It worked.
 
2022-04-06 8:39:25 AM  
The most dangerous job in the country is being the President.


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2022-04-06 8:56:22 AM  
#9 is wrong, as it fails to account for about 4,530 miles of inland coastline.
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/Inland coastline is still coastline.
 
2022-04-06 9:11:56 AM  

pheelix: #9 is wrong, as it fails to account for about 4,530 miles of inland coastline.
[media.mlive.com image 800x710]
/Inland coastline is still coastline.


Then you would have to count every lake, pond, and wetland in the country. And we don't. You sir, are a fraud. Clean out your locker at the club and turn in your keycard, you're farking fired.
 
2022-04-06 9:14:49 AM  
Americans consume around 100 acres of pizza every day.

That's it??
 
2022-04-06 9:31:05 AM  

xanadian: Americans consume around 100 acres of pizza every day.

That's it??


Yeah, that seems low... best I can figure, that's less than 13 million people eating the equivalent of two slices of a large pie every day. Which given the current population of 330 million seems like not a lot of pizza being consumed per capita each day.
 
2022-04-06 9:34:56 AM  
Freaky Fact: The last chattel slave in the USA was freed until September 1942.
 
2022-04-06 9:38:19 AM  

IgG4: Freaky Fact: The last chattel slave in the USA was freed until September 1942.


Freed in September 1942
 
2022-04-06 9:38:49 AM  
These facts aren't freaky.  Here's a freaky fact:

Forced sterilization in prisons was practiced as recently as 2010 and outside of prisons until 1981.
 
2022-04-06 9:42:05 AM  
"Coffee
The only place where coffee is grown domestically in the US is Hawaii."


Puerto Rico is a thing, it has real people and real grown coffee.


/and they're U.S. citizens
 
2022-04-06 9:56:05 AM  
"This collection of strange but true facts about the United States, taken from [known russian propaganda outlet] Zero Hedge"


Haha no thanks
 
2022-04-06 10:32:07 AM  

IgG4: IgG4: Freaky Fact: The last chattel slave in the USA was freed until September 1942.


Another Fun Fact:

When was the last Indian raid on an white settlement in the USA?  Answer: 1931.  Some Apaches came up from Mexico and raided a farmstead in Arizona.
 
2022-04-06 10:59:18 AM  

Subtonic: pheelix: #9 is wrong, as it fails to account for about 4,530 miles of inland coastline.
[media.mlive.com image 800x710]
/Inland coastline is still coastline.

Then you would have to count every lake, pond, and wetland in the country. And we don't. You sir, are a fraud. Clean out your locker at the club and turn in your keycard, you're farking fired.


Fine. But Great Lakes water is best water. You'll see.
 
2022-04-06 11:16:13 AM  

pheelix: Subtonic: pheelix: #9 is wrong, as it fails to account for about 4,530 miles of inland coastline.
[media.mlive.com image 800x710]
/Inland coastline is still coastline.

Then you would have to count every lake, pond, and wetland in the country. And we don't. You sir, are a fraud. Clean out your locker at the club and turn in your keycard, you're farking fired.

Fine. But Great Lakes water is best water. You'll see.


*dumps more invasive species into Lake Michigan*

Not for long.
 
2022-04-06 12:02:40 PM  

claytonemery: 27% believe the Moon landing was a hoax?

So this whole "compulsory education to create an informed populace" experiment is a failure, huh?


The Q Anon guy with his mouth smeared with horse paste out front should have told you.
 
2022-04-06 12:07:19 PM  
In over half of the US states, the highest paying government job is a football coach.

Fixed that for you.
 
2022-04-06 12:18:43 PM  

kdawg7736: More cows than people in Montana? Might as well call the state Mootana.


Give them voting rights, they'll straighten out Congress.
 
2022-04-06 12:22:53 PM  

xanadian: Americans consume around 100 acres of pizza every day.

That's it??


I guess they're not including the cardboard covered in sauce served in NY.

And anyone who says that means I like casserole will be cursed with pineapple pizza for eternity.
 
2022-04-06 12:23:57 PM  

pheelix: Subtonic: pheelix: #9 is wrong, as it fails to account for about 4,530 miles of inland coastline.
[media.mlive.com image 800x710]
/Inland coastline is still coastline.

Then you would have to count every lake, pond, and wetland in the country. And we don't. You sir, are a fraud. Clean out your locker at the club and turn in your keycard, you're farking fired.

Fine. But Great Lakes water is best water. You'll see.


It's true. I drink Swill, dredged from Lake Erie.
 
2022-04-06 12:33:35 PM  

ImpendingCynic: xanadian: Americans consume around 100 acres of pizza every day.

That's it??

I guess they're not including the cardboard covered in sauce served in NY.

And anyone who says that means I like casserole will be cursed with pineapple pizza for eternity.


Pizza is like sex:  there are many variations and no wrong way of doing it.

...

ok, well, usually no wrong way of doing it.
 
2022-04-06 12:35:32 PM  

Geotpf: In over half of the US states, the highest paying government job is a football coach.

Fixed that for you.


Stopped halfway through TFA to say that. It's like they misremembered one of their old maps.
 
2022-04-06 12:41:04 PM  
Source here says only 10% believe the moon landing was fake.
 
2022-04-06 12:41:56 PM  

ImpendingCynic: pheelix: Subtonic: pheelix: #9 is wrong, as it fails to account for about 4,530 miles of inland coastline.
[media.mlive.com image 800x710]
/Inland coastline is still coastline.

Then you would have to count every lake, pond, and wetland in the country. And we don't. You sir, are a fraud. Clean out your locker at the club and turn in your keycard, you're farking fired.

Fine. But Great Lakes water is best water. You'll see.

It's true. I drink Swill, dredged from Lake Erie.


Most of what I drink comes from Lake Michigan.
 
2022-04-06 12:42:10 PM  

UberDave: On average, American supermarkets waste 3,000 lbs of food a year.

That seems low.


I'm guessing that's per store.
 
2022-04-06 12:43:45 PM  

Subtonic: pheelix: Subtonic: pheelix: #9 is wrong, as it fails to account for about 4,530 miles of inland coastline.
[media.mlive.com image 800x710]
/Inland coastline is still coastline.

Then you would have to count every lake, pond, and wetland in the country. And we don't. You sir, are a fraud. Clean out your locker at the club and turn in your keycard, you're farking fired.

Fine. But Great Lakes water is best water. You'll see.

*dumps more invasive species into Lake Michigan*

Not for long.


Meh. There are already so many invasive species in there, does it matter any more? Hopefully the salmon find it tasty.
 
2022-04-06 12:49:20 PM  

FarkingSmurf: "Coffee
The only place where coffee is grown domestically in the US is Hawaii."

Puerto Rico is a thing, it has real people and real grown coffee.


/and they're U.S. citizens


I also think of PR every time that someone says that Columbus never set foot in what is now the US. It's like people forget it exists entirely.
 
2022-04-06 1:06:45 PM  

shastacola: The most dangerous job in the country is being the President.


[memegenerator.net image 400x400]


I believe their thought is that as 4 out of 46 presidents have been killed while in office (~9%) by that metric it's highly if not the most dangerous job
 
2022-04-06 1:08:10 PM  
Freaky, as in unbelieveable???

Researched the firefighter listing cause it looked skewed....according to the NFLPA, as of 2019, 69% of all firefighters are full time fully-trained professionals-vounteers make up 31%.  Who fact checked this crap, Mike Lindell?

Yet another exmple of untrue facts passing itself as legit, piss poor editing and proofreading, accepted as true. Don't be sheeple! Question everything!


Get off my lawn!
 
2022-04-06 1:17:21 PM  
College graduate
Some 60% of all bachelor's degrees in 2013 were given to women.
Earned.  Those degrees were earned, you asshole.
 
2022-04-06 1:18:07 PM  
By my count, Farkers have serious doubt about 7 of these 26 claims. That's pretty farking bad.
 
2022-04-06 1:48:07 PM  

Atomic Jonb: College graduate
Some 60% of all bachelor's degrees in 2013 were given to women.Earned.  Those degrees were earned, you asshole.


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*runs*
 
2022-04-06 2:31:14 PM  

pheelix: #9 is wrong, as it fails to account for about 4,530 miles of inland coastline.
[media.mlive.com image 800x710]
/Inland coastline is still coastline.


US w/o Alaska but including inland: 6695
Alaska: 6640

50 miles is a rounding error
 
2022-04-06 3:33:36 PM  

whither_apophis: pheelix: #9 is wrong, as it fails to account for about 4,530 miles of inland coastline.
[media.mlive.com image 800x710]
/Inland coastline is still coastline.

US w/o Alaska but including inland: 6695
Alaska: 6640

50 miles is a rounding error


But I'm still technically correct, and as Fark has taught me, that's the best kind of correct.
 
2022-04-06 3:34:27 PM  

pheelix: whither_apophis: pheelix: #9 is wrong, as it fails to account for about 4,530 miles of inland coastline.
[media.mlive.com image 800x710]
/Inland coastline is still coastline.

US w/o Alaska but including inland: 6695
Alaska: 6640

50 miles is a rounding error

But I'm still technically correct, and as Fark has taught me, that's the best kind of correct.


Also, that graphic only showed the EAST coast. Now add in the California, Oregon, and Washington coastline.
 
2022-04-06 4:06:40 PM  

pheelix: pheelix: whither_apophis: pheelix: #9 is wrong, as it fails to account for about 4,530 miles of inland coastline.
[media.mlive.com image 800x710]
/Inland coastline is still coastline.

US w/o Alaska but including inland: 6695
Alaska: 6640

50 miles is a rounding error

But I'm still technically correct, and as Fark has taught me, that's the best kind of correct.

Also, that graphic only showed the EAST coast. Now add in the California, Oregon, and Washington coastline.


I hear Hawaii has lots of coastline too.
 
2022-04-06 4:08:24 PM  

xanadian: Americans consume around 100 acres of pizza every day.

That's it??


By the looks of it, it's 100 acres of pizza -- each.
 
2022-04-06 5:12:22 PM  

xanadian: Pizza is like sex:  there are many variations and no wrong way of doing it.

...

ok, well, usually no wrong way of doing it.


oddly enough, most of each involve pineapples.
 
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