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    The Weekly Blab

    Random video of the week https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LACbVhgtx9I Would you rather? Would you rather be famous or be the best friend of someone famous? Fact of the week The ancient Vikings held rap battle contests called “flyting” Quote of the week “The rain that refreshes the parched...
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    The Weekly Blab

    As a short person ... screw you! I can rock too!
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    The Weekly Blab

    Merry XMas and Happy New Year! Random video of the week https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T45EvXrTzLo Would you rather? Would you rather be really tall or really short? Fact of the week Jupiter’s moon Io has ocean-like waves 100m high of solid rock, due to the planet’s gravity Quote of the...
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    The Weekly Blab

    Well that's the fastest anyone's solved a challenge - 8 minutes! I'll make the next one harder again. Congrats! :) What country would you live in and why?
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    The Weekly Blab

    Issue #8 Random video of the week https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mMRrCYPxD0I Would you rather? Would you rather move to a different city or move to a different country? Fact of the week The largest tyre manufacturer is the world is Lego Quote of the week “The only way of finding the limits...
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    The Weekly Blab

    Issue #7 Random video of the week https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ryg077wBvsM Would you rather? Would you rather have unlimited chips or candy? Fact of the week In the English Parliament, the "Speaker of the House" doesn't speak Quote of the week “It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I...
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    The Weekly Blab

    Issue #6 Random video of the week https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xlDXQdgx_QU Would you rather? Would you rather live in Harry Potter’s world or in Pokemon’s world? Fact of the week The word “agony” comes from the Greek “agon,” meaning athletic competition Quote of the week “We must live...
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    The Weekly Blab

    Sorry about the N Ireland / Republic of Ireland thing, in case anyone got upset about it.
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    The Weekly Blab

    Issue #5 Random video of the week https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=trXPoMyWhcM Would you rather? Would you rather win a holiday for a week or win a new laptop? Fact of the week The world record for the loudest thing ever shouted belongs to Mrs Flanagan, an Irish teacher who yelled “QUIET!”...
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    The Weekly Blab

    Issue #4 Random video of the week https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D1YcR9t9yUM Would you rather? Would you rather play a hero or a villain in a movie? Fact of the week The Harry Potter series has sold more books than Lord of the Rings, Narnia, Hunger Games and Twilight combined. Quote of the...
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    The Weekly Blab

    Issue #3 Random video of the week https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eRU7Dbg27n0 Would you rather? Would you rather eat 100 gummy bears or eat 100 marshmallows? Fact of the week Guy Fawkes is the reason groups of people are sometimes called “Guys” Quote of the week “Everyone you will ever meet...
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    The Weekly Blab

    Issue #2 Random video of the week https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xqegTsi6SiE Would you rather? Would you rather live without the internet or live without heating? Fact of the week Avocados are poisonous to birds Challenge of the week He who makes it does not keep it. He who takes it does...
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    The Weekly Blab

    Issue #1 Random video of the week https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1tzpPqmZvWE Would you rather? Would you rather be stuck on a train or a bus? Fact of the week In 1975, a cat co-authored a physics paper Challenge of the week Can you decode this? IHFI SY OYUO UC AANR ER ESAMDA RTT Also if...
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    The Weekly Blab

    This isn't like a full-blown newspaper so I don't know that we need an entire forum for it. Just the occasional diversion for when you have 5 minutes to kill. This thread will probably do. I'll try to do an issue once a week to remind myself to come here. Doing something regular might help keep...
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