TOP TEN TRIVIA



TOP TEN TRIVIA

Postby doogee » Mon Sep 24, 2007 10:51 pm

PET OWNING COUNTRIES

(NUMBER OF PETS)
  1. USA.............344,334,000
  2. CHINA..........307,116,400
  3. JAPAN..........81,181,000
  4. GERMANY......76,642,000
  5. BRAZIL..........69,344,000
  6. FRANCE.........66,235,000
  7. ITALY...........60,052,000
  8. RUSSIA.........56,900,000
  9. UK...............47,7000,000
  10. PHILIPPINES...28,674,400

ASTEROIDS DUE TO COME CLOSEST TO EARTH

(NAME,DUE DATE AND CLOSEST DISTANCE TO EARTH IN MILES)
  1. APHOSIS, APRIL 13, 2029.........21,547
  2. 2005YU55, NOV 8, 2011...........98,998
  3. 2000 WO107, DEC 2, 2169.......150,867
  4. 2000 WN5, JUNE 26, 2028........155,235
  5. 1998 OX4, JAN 22, 2148..........186,283
  6. 1999 AN10, AUG 7, 2027..........241,684
  7. 1998 MZ, NOV 26, 2116...........255,628
  8. 1997 XF11, OCT 28, 2136........256,743
  9. 2003 QC10, SEPT 24, 2066.......315,677
  10. 2001 GQ2, APRIL 27, 2100........316,049
LONGEST BONES IN THE HUMAN BODY

(AVERAGE LENGTH IN CM)
  1. FEMUR (THIGHBONE)...................50.5
  2. TIBIA (SHINBONE)......................43.03
  3. FIBULA (OUTER LOWER LEG).........40.5
  4. HUMERUS (UPPER ARM)................36.46
  5. ULNA (INNER LOWER ARM.............28.2
  6. RADIUS (OUTER LOWER ARM.........26.42
  7. SEVENTH RIB.............................24
  8. EIGHTH RIB...............................23
  9. INNOMINATE (HIP,HALF PELVIS)....18.5
  10. STERNUM (BREASTBONE).............17
MOST STOLEN CARS
  1. TOYOTA
  2. VOLKSWAGEN
  3. FORD
  4. FIAT
  5. NISSAN
  6. RENAULT
  7. LADA
  8. MITSUBISHI
  9. PEUGEOT
  10. HONDA

TO BE CONTINUED.....................................
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Re: TOP TEN TRIVIA

Postby tardistraveler » Tue Sep 25, 2007 4:18 pm

At least I don't see a Buick on that list! lol

These are interesting, Doogee - thanks for sharing!
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Re: TOP TEN TRIVIA

Postby Dr_Yes » Wed Sep 26, 2007 11:09 am

Top 10 Religions
1. Roman Catholic
2. Sunni Muslim
3. Hindu
4. Buddhist
5. Orthodox Christian
6. Shi’ite Muslim
7. Anglican
8. Baptist
9. Sikh
10. Jewish

Top 8 Roles turned down by Vin Diesel:

2 Fast 2 Furious
Turned down the lead role to this sequel, because he didn't feel like it was a "franchise" film.
Actor who got the part: Tyrese

Daredevil
Vin Diesel was offered a part in the film, not sure whether it was Daredevil or Bullseye.
Actor who got the part: Ben Affleck

Hellboy
The studio wanted him to star in Hellboy, but the director threatened to drop out if Ron Perlman was not cast.
Actor who got the part: Ron Perlman

Hellboy
According to IMDB, Vin Diesel was also considered to play Abe Sapien.
Actor who got the part: Doug Jones

Hitman
Diesel was originally cast as Agent 47, but backed out, not wishing to be typecast.
Actor who got the part: Timothy Olyphant

The Punisher
Diesel was considered for the role of Frank Castle.
Actor who got the part: Thomas Jane

Reindeer Games
Vin Diesel was actually cast in the movie but dropped out over "creative differences."

xXx: State of the Union
Vin Diesel was asked to play the lead role once again, but refused.
Actor who got the part: Ice Cube
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Postby doogee » Mon Oct 01, 2007 10:55 pm

Places with the most rainy days

  1. Waialeale, Hawaii, USA...........335
  2. Marion Island, South Africa.....312
  3. Pohnpei, Micronesia...............311
  4. Andagoya, Colombia...............306
  5. Macquarie Island, Australia......299
  6. Gough Island, South Atlantic....291
  7. Palau, Micronesia...................286
  8. Heard Island, Australia............279
  9. Camp Jacob, Guadeloupe.........274
  10. Atu Nau, Alaska, USA.............268
COUNTRIES WITH THE MOST NURSES

(Number of nurses per 1,000 people)
  1. San Marino............95.48
  2. Ireland..................15.2
  3. Norway.................14.84
  4. Finland..................14.33
  5. Netherlands............13.73
  6. Iceland..................13.63
  7. UK........................12.12
  8. Belarus..................11.63
  9. Switzerland............10.75
  10. Denmark................10.36
Mobile phone countries

(Approx number of phones in millions)
  1. China.............398
  2. USA...............202
  3. Russia............115
  4. Japan.............95
  5. Brazil..............86
  6. India..............79
  7. Germany.........73
  8. Italy..............59
  9. UK.................58
  10. France...........47
Heaviest land mammals

(Average weight in Ibs)
  1. African elephant............16,534
  2. Hippopotamus................9,920
  3. White rhinoceros............7,937
  4. Giraffe.........................4,255
  5. American buffalo............2,205
  6. Moose.........................1,820
  7. Grizzly bear..................1,720
  8. Arabian camel...............1,521
  9. Siberian tiger................793
  10. Gorilla..........................606
To be continued...............................
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Re: TOP TEN TRIVIA

Postby doogee » Mon Oct 08, 2007 11:04 pm

Just about to post more and unable to.


TBC....................
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Re: TOP TEN TRIVIA

Postby doogee » Mon Oct 08, 2007 11:15 pm

Just realised that was a bit cryptic..............unable to post due to unforseen circumstances as in personal stuff.

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Re: TOP TEN TRIVIA

Postby doogee » Tue Oct 09, 2007 3:44 pm

Fattest US presidents

(Body Mass Index - over 25 is considered overweight)
  1. William H Taft (1909-13)..............45.4
  2. Grover Cleveland (1885-89)..........34.6
  3. William McKinley (1897-1901)........31.1
  4. Theodore Roosevelt (1901-09).......30.2
  5. Zachery Taylor (1849-50).............30.1
  6. Chester A Arthur (1881-85)...........28.7
  7. Bill Clinton (1993-2001).................28.3
  8. Herbert Hoover (1929-33)..............27.7
  9. James Buchanan (1857-61)............26.9
  10. George W Bush (2001-present).......26.8
Foods consumed in UK

(Average weekly consumption per head in grams)
  1. Milk and cream...................1,984
  2. Soft drinks........................1,832
  3. Fresh fruit.........................1,168
  4. Vegetables (not potatoes)....1,079
  5. Meat and meat products.......1,049
  6. Cereals..............................882
  7. Potatoes...........................822
  8. Alcoholic drinks...................763
  9. Bread...............................695
  10. Fats................................186
Countries with the most dentists

(Number of dentists per 1,000 people)
  1. USA.....................1.63
  2. Jordan..................1.29
  3. Estonia.................1.28
  4. Finland..................1.27
  5. Lebanon................1.21
  6. Israel....................1.17
  7. Seychelles.............1.16
  8. Uruguay................1.15
  9. Greece..................1.13
  10. Brazil.....................1.11
(UK has 1.01)


Highest earning dead celebs

(Annual earnings in US dollars)
  1. Kurt Cobain (died 1994).................50m
  2. Elvis Presley (1977)......................42m
  3. Charles "Peanuts" Shultz (2000)......35m
  4. John Lennon (1980)......................24m
  5. Albert Einstein (1955)...................20m
  6. Andy Warhol (1987).....................19m
  7. Theodor "Dr Seuss" Geisel (1991)....10m
  8. Ray Charles (2004).......................10m
  9. Marilyn Monroe (1962)...................8m
  10. Johnny Cash (2003)......................8m
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Re: TOP TEN TRIVIA

Postby Roan's Lady » Tue Oct 09, 2007 11:52 pm

doogee wrote:Countries with the most dentists

(Number of dentists per 1,000 people)
  1. USA.....................1.63
  2. Jordan..................1.29
  3. Estonia.................1.28
  4. Finland..................1.27
  5. Lebanon................1.21
  6. Israel....................1.17
  7. Seychelles.............1.16
  8. Uruguay................1.15
  9. Greece..................1.13
  10. Brazil.....................1.11
(UK has 1.01)



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Re: TOP TEN TRIVIA

Postby Dr_Yes » Wed Oct 10, 2007 10:40 am

But then, we don't have as many plastic surgeons as you either ;) .
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Re: TOP TEN TRIVIA

Postby Roan's Lady » Wed Oct 10, 2007 9:29 pm

Dr_Yes wrote:But then, we don't have as many plastic surgeons as you either ;) .


You've got a point there, Snaggle-Puss. ;)
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