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14-01-2017, 22:44   #46
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If you read this and find yourself worrying that you might be a psychopath, that means you're almost definitely not a psychopath

(Psychopaths tend not to worry about stuff like that.)
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If you read this and find yourself worrying that you might be a psychopath, that means you're almost definitely not a psychopath

(Psychopaths tend not to worry about stuff like that.)
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The woolly mammoth was still knocking about when the pyramids were being built and for a sort time thereafter.

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There was a time when transport by tram around Dublin wasn’t restricted to two bizarrely unconnected routes, when tramlines extended miles in every direction, spreading from O’Connell Street outwards like arteries from a heart to Dublin’s rapidly expanding suburbs.

Three companies operated the trams initially, the Dublin Tramways Company, the North Dublin Street Tramways Company, and Dublin Central Tramways. These companies united in 1880, forming the Dublin United Tramways Company, with 137 trams running routes which totaled over 32 miles. The last horse tram ran in January 1901, by which time Dublin had completely electrified it’s system, now with 66 miles of track, of which nearly 50 were owned by the DUTC.

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Cincincnati has a subway system that was built, never used and then abandoned.
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The very last German troops of the Second World War to call it quits turned themselves in to a band of Norwegian seal hunters on the remote Bear Island in the Barents Sea on Sept. 4, 1945 – nearly four months after VE Day! The small detachment had been sent to the distant Arctic outpost to establish a weather station sometime late in the war. Having lost radio contact with headquarters in May. They gave up without a fight.
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Irish mainline railways have been using 1600 mm since 1843.

Needless to say today the Luas uses 4 feet  8 1⁄2 inches because
The gauge in Ireland has always been referred to as 5 foot 3 inches. Only recently (as in the UK) has mm been used.

Railwaymen still refer to the space between the rails as the 5 foot.

4 foot 8 and a half inches was used for the Luas as that is the standard gauge for most of the world and the trams and other equipment for the Luas could be "bought off the shelf" rather than having to be specially designed for the Irish 5'3".
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Dublin Bus still use the numbering system from the tram days for some of the routes. 1,3,14,15 & 18 are ones that are basically the same as far as I am aware.
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Al Pacino turned down the role of Han solo because he didnt understand the script
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Al Pacino turned down the role of Han solo because he didnt understand the script
Tom Selleck was meant to do Indiana Jones but he couldn't get out of Magnum PI, so the role went to Harrison Ford.

The role of Dr Alan Grant in Jurassic Park was written for Harrison Ford but wound up going to Sam Neill - I can't watch it now without thinking 'Indiana Jones and the Island of Dinosaurs"!
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