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Old 04-02-2007, 02:46 PM   #1
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Trivia 4/2

Trivia 4/2
the amount of corn needed to produce enough fuel to power the average SUV for one week would, in it's natural state (corn) feed 26 people for a year.

1. What year was Shelly's "Frankenstein" published?
2. who was the first sitting president to agree to debate during an election campaign?
3. What legendary comedian was nick-named "The Schnozzola"?
4. Rock Ridge is the setting for what famous western movie?
5. What was the name of the Clinton's White House pet cat?
6. What Movie character drove a submersible modified Lotus Esprit sports car ?
7. What was the first movie in the "Ernest" series, starring Jim Varney as Ernest P. Worrell ?
8. What retailer uses "Great Value" as it's house brand?
Sean Astin's first movie role was in "Poltergeist".
1. 1818
4. "blazing Saddles"
7. "ernest goes to camp"
His debut movie was "The Goonies" (1985), a Steven Spielberg flick that also starred Josh Brolin, Corey Feldman, Martha Plimpton and Anne Ramsey.

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Old 04-02-2007, 04:05 PM   #2
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Wonders of WD-40

Well, Who Knew...?

I had a neighbor who had bought a new pickup.
I got up very early one Sunday morning and saw
that someone had spray painted red all around the
sides of this beige truck (for some unknown reason).
I went over, woke him up, and told him the bad news.
He was very upset and was trying to figure out
what to do probably nothing until Monday morning,
since nothing was open.
Another neighbor came out and told him to get his
WD-40 and clean it off.
It removed the unwanted paint beautifully and did
not harm his paint job that was on the truck.
I'm impressed!
WD-40 who knew?

Water Displacement #40.
The product began from a search for a rust
preventative solvent and degreaser
to protect missile parts.
WD-40 was created in 1953 by three technicians at the
San Diego Rocket Chemical Company.
Its name comes from the project that was to
find a "water displacement" compound.
They were successful with the fortieth formulation, thus
WD-40. The Corvair Company bought it in bulk
to protect their atlas missile parts.
Ken East (one of the original founders) says
there is nothing in WD-40 that would hurt you..

When you read the "shower door" part, try it.
It's the first thing that has ever cleaned that spotty
shower door.
If yours is plastic, it works just as well as glass.
It's a miracle!
Then try it on your stovetop...
Voila! It's now shinier than it's ever been.
You'll be amazed.

Here are some of the uses:

1) Protects silver from tarnishing.
2) Removes road tar and grime from cars.
3) Cleans and lubricates guitar strings.
4) Gives floors that 'just-waxed' sheen
without making it slippery.
5) Keeps flies off cows.
6) Restores and cleans chalkboards.
7) Removes lipstick stains.
8) Loosens stubborn zippers.
9) Untangles jewelry chains.
10) Removes stains from stainless steel sinks.
11) Removes dirt and grime from the barbecue grill.
12) Keeps ceramic/terra cotta garden pots from oxidizing.
13) Removes tomato stains from clothing.
14) Keeps glass shower doors free of water spots.
15) Camouflages scratches in ceramic and marble floors.
16) Keeps scissors working smoothly.
17) Lubricates noisy door hinges on vehicles and doors in homes
18) It removes black scuff marks from the kitchen floor!
Use WD-40 for those nasty tar and scuff marks on flooring.
It doesn't seem to harm the finish and you won't have to
scrub nearly as hard to get them off. Just remember to
open some windows if you have a lot of marks.
19) Bug guts will eat away the finish on your
car if not removed quickly! Use WD-40!
20) Gives a children's play gym slide a shine
for a super fast slide.
21) Lubricates gear shift and mower deck
lever for ease of handling on riding mowers.
22) Rids kids rocking chairs and swings of squeaky noises.
23) Lubricates tracks in sticking home
windows and makes them easier to open.
24) Spraying an umbrella stem makes it easier to open and close.
25) Restores and cleans padded leather dashboards
in vehicles, as well as vinyl bumpers.
26) Restores and cleans roof racks on vehicles.
27) Lubricates and stops squeaks in electric fans.
28) Lubricates wheel sprockets on tricycles, wagons,
and bicycles for easy handling.
29) Lubricates fan belts on washers and dryers and
keeps them running smoothly.
30) Keeps rust from forming on saws and saw blades,
and other tools.
31) Removes splattered grease on stove.
32) Keeps bathroom mirror from fogging.
33) Lubricates prosthetic limbs.
34) Keeps pigeons off the balcony (they hate the smell).
35) Removes all traces of duct tape.
36) Folks even spray it on their arms, hands, and
knees to relieve arthritis pain.
Florida's favorite use is: "cleans and removes
love bugs from grills and bumpers."
38) The favorite use in the state ofNew YorkWD-40
protects the Statue ofLibertyfrom the elements.
39) WD-40 attracts fish.
Spray a LITTLE on live bait or lures and you will be
catching the big one in no time.
Also, it's a lot cheaper than the chemical attractants
that are made for just that purpose.
Keep in mind though, using some chemical laced baits
or lures for fishing are not allowed in some states.
40) Use it for fire ant bites.
It takes the sting away immediately and stops the itch.
41) WD-40 is great for removing crayon from walls.
Spray on the mark and wipe with a clean rag.
42) Also, if you've discovered that your teenage
daughter has washed and dried a tube of lipstick with
a load of laundry, saturate the lipstick spots with WD-40
and re-wash. Presto! Lipstick is gone!
43) If you sprayed WD-40 on the distributor cap,
it would displace the moisture and allow the car to start.

P. S. The basic ingredient is FISH OIL.
P. P. S. I keep a can of WD-40 in my kitchen cabinet
over the stove.
It is good for oven burns or any other type of burn.
It takes the burned feeling away and heals with NO scarring.
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