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in reality, all of this has been a total load of old bollocks
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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Diamond Dog » 09 Feb 2018, 20:00

That the great film director Billy Wilder was actually born in Austria and escaped to the USA with the rise of the Nazis in 1933.
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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Harvey K-Tel » 09 Feb 2018, 20:07

Real name Wilhelm Wildnisgebiete.
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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Diamond Dog » 11 Feb 2018, 20:33

Not ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

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Earth is the only planet in the solar system that receives a total eclipse of the sun. This is due to a quirk unique to us - our moon is 400 times smaller than the sun in diameter, but is also exactly 400 times closer to the earth than the sun.... hence when they line up.... a total eclipse!
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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby K » 11 Feb 2018, 20:35

Diamond Dog wrote:Not ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

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Earth is the only planet in the solar system that receives a total eclipse of the sun. This is due to a quirk unique to us - our moon is 400 times smaller than the sun in diameter, but is also exactly 400 times closer to the earth than the sun.... hence when they line up.... a total eclipse!

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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Six String » 13 Feb 2018, 18:02

The Genesis album Trespass was released in the UK on the Impulse label. Does anyone here have a copy?

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Postby Snarfyguy » 13 Feb 2018, 23:15

^^^ I think I do (but Wiki confirms that was the U.S. release). I'm not even a fan but I found a copy for cheap and it seemed unusual so I grabbed it, just in case. Am I rich yet?
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