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Random things you wonder

How DO the crumbs get all the way down under the couch cushions?

by Anonymousreply 138November 29, 2021 1:54 AM

Do famous singers sing around the house? Do they sing their own songs, or others?

by Anonymousreply 1September 6, 2021 4:37 PM

Did Claudine Longet ever try belting out a tune? What would she have sounded like.

This is my miserable failure of a thread that I started. But I’m going to use it. Maybe I’ll get answers.

by Anonymousreply 2October 20, 2021 2:25 AM

The same way that pet hair ends up inside your laptop, OP...

by Anonymousreply 3October 20, 2021 2:30 AM

Which people were like “let’s take the grapes, crush them, extract the juice, put it aside, and get shitfaced on it months and years later”?

by Anonymousreply 4October 20, 2021 2:32 AM

Who first thought eating artichokes was a good idea?

by Anonymousreply 5October 20, 2021 2:36 AM

What do washed up rock stars do all day?

by Anonymousreply 6October 20, 2021 2:39 AM

I salute whomever invented cheesecake with a ton of cherries on the top !

by Anonymousreply 7October 20, 2021 2:41 AM

How can you go to bed with clean fingernails, and wake-up with dirt under them?

by Anonymousreply 8October 20, 2021 2:43 AM

R8, obviously you're scratching your cooze as you sleep.

by Anonymousreply 9October 20, 2021 3:09 AM

How is getting fisted enjoyable?

by Anonymousreply 10October 20, 2021 3:21 AM

I wonder why I want to wonder why I am wondering about anything at all.

by Anonymousreply 11October 20, 2021 3:22 AM

How do stinkbugs keep getting into my house. They're big!

by Anonymousreply 12October 20, 2021 3:36 AM

Who ate lobster first?

by Anonymousreply 13October 20, 2021 3:39 AM

Who smoked weed first? Who was the first one to figure out that weed gets you high?

by Anonymousreply 14October 20, 2021 3:41 AM

I wonder how they even figured out How to eat an artichoke. Parts you eat and parts you don't.

by Anonymousreply 15October 20, 2021 3:42 AM

Why does asparagus make your pee smell? Is this a good thing or a bad thing? Should our pee always smell like that?

by Anonymousreply 16October 20, 2021 3:57 AM

When actors watch old movies or shows they were in, do they remember how they felt doing specific scenes? “Oh god, I had terrible gas that day.”

by Anonymousreply 17October 20, 2021 4:00 AM

Same r12! Same!

by Anonymousreply 18October 20, 2021 4:08 AM

Why do stinkbugs stink? To mate, to repel enemies, why?

by Anonymousreply 19October 20, 2021 4:35 AM

Why do we drive on a parkway and park on a driveway?

by Anonymousreply 20October 20, 2021 4:36 AM

Why do my feet smell and my nose runs?

by Anonymousreply 21October 20, 2021 4:37 AM

R20 why do we plagiarize comedians?

by Anonymousreply 22October 20, 2021 4:43 AM

Who holds back the electric car?

by Anonymousreply 23October 20, 2021 4:48 AM

Who keeps the metric system down?

by Anonymousreply 24October 20, 2021 4:48 AM

Where did all my record albums and comic books go? MA!

by Anonymousreply 25October 20, 2021 4:50 AM

@r22, Who did r20 plagiarizer, who?

by Anonymousreply 26October 20, 2021 4:55 AM

George Carlin.

by Anonymousreply 27October 20, 2021 6:25 AM

^ George stole it from ME, why?

by Anonymousreply 28October 20, 2021 6:57 AM

[quote] Who ate lobster first? —🦞

His name Morg.

by Anonymousreply 29October 20, 2021 7:43 AM

[quote] Which people were like “let’s take the grapes, crush them, extract the juice, put it aside, and get shitfaced on it months and years later”?

I don't think it takes months to get something intoxicating.

by Anonymousreply 30October 20, 2021 7:52 AM

Why is it called a "near miss" and not a "near hit?" You NEARLY GOT HIT...i would think "near hit" would be the appropriate phraseology.

by Anonymousreply 31October 20, 2021 8:34 AM

R30 Once I was walking my dog, he was a puppy and ate everything he happened upon, and he ingested some kind of fruit that had been on the ground in the sun (this is California). He got completely wasted, couldn't walk, pissed himself. Of course I took him to the vet for some expensive evaluation and hydration, but he probably could have just slept it off. So yeah, early peoples surely figured intoxication out fast.

(What was that fruit, anyway?)

by Anonymousreply 32October 20, 2021 1:24 PM

Why is there so much dust? Why is it IMPOSSIBLE to keep it outside, no matter what you do?

by Anonymousreply 33October 20, 2021 2:49 PM

Why do birds suddenly appear every time you are near?

by Anonymousreply 34October 20, 2021 3:08 PM

Does jesus read the Datalounge?

by Anonymousreply 35October 20, 2021 3:10 PM

How can you possibly not understand how crumbs get under couch cushions.

[quote]Why is there so much dust? Why is it IMPOSSIBLE to keep it outside, no matter what you do?

Because a signifiant portion of it is said to be dead skin and other detrious from insects and pets. Another gross statistic - your pillow is full of dust mite droppings. It's why certain types of pillows become hard over time.

by Anonymousreply 36October 20, 2021 3:32 PM

What does that mean? Someone left the cake out in the rain.

by Anonymousreply 37October 20, 2021 3:38 PM

I wonder how many straight men secretly wonder what gay sex is like.

by Anonymousreply 38October 20, 2021 3:39 PM

R36 I get how eating in front of the TV results in crumbs under the cushion, Mr. Know-it-all. What's weird to me is how they get WAY down under the tightest of crevices.

by Anonymousreply 39October 20, 2021 4:27 PM

[R36] I get how eating in front of the TV results in crumbs under the cushion, Mr. Know-it-all. What's weird to me is how they get WAY down under the tightest of crevices.

LOL - that's the portion for which I am explicitly mocking you - for not understanding how they get WAY down under the cushions.

by Anonymousreply 40October 20, 2021 7:37 PM

R40 Please explain, o wise one. In detail.

by Anonymousreply 41October 20, 2021 7:42 PM

[R40] Please explain, o wise one. In detail.

To paraphase Thomas Aquinas: To one who understands, no explanation is necessary. To one who doesn't, no explanation is possible.

One either has the requisite capacity to understand and does, or doesn't have the requisite capacity, so no explanation would make sense.

by Anonymousreply 42October 20, 2021 7:50 PM

[quote] Why is there so much dust? Why is it IMPOSSIBLE to keep it outside, no matter what you do?

The dust comes from inside the house as well as outside. It's entropy. The items inside your house, especially cloth, are in a constant state of disassembling and shedding dust. (Plus skin cells.)

I bought some dark blue towels and, yes, there is a lot of blue lint in the dryer lint-catcher. But also a lot of dark blue dust in my vacuum (floor) bin as well.

Also, think about cooking smells: neighbor frying bacon. You can smell that because tiny particles are coming into your house.

by Anonymousreply 43October 20, 2021 7:50 PM

^A doctor I know told me years ago that a LOT of the dust in your house is in fact your own skin. Yucky.

by Anonymousreply 44October 20, 2021 7:53 PM

Why I always get stuck behind people in line who have the world's longest orders, drink orders that defy explanation. Starbucks is its own neurosis at this point.

by Anonymousreply 45October 20, 2021 7:58 PM

^^^observation bias, r45.

by Anonymousreply 46October 20, 2021 8:00 PM

[quote] neighbor frying bacon. You can smell that because tiny particles are coming into your house.

The neighborly thing to do would be to send some larger bacon particles into my house.

by Anonymousreply 47October 20, 2021 8:00 PM

No doubt R46.

by Anonymousreply 48October 20, 2021 8:01 PM

R42 In other words, you can’t explain it either.

But thanks for your humorless pomposity in taking my crumb query so seriously.

by Anonymousreply 49October 21, 2021 3:03 AM

[quote][R42] In other words, you can’t explain it either.


When a surface is sloped, an object (like crumbs) being pulled at by gravity can get closer to the center of the earth by sliding down that slope. When you sit on a cushion, your body weight causes the cushions to compress unevenly and slope toward the cracks between the cushions where the crumbs fall or toward the back where there is a space between the cushion and the sofa back.

[quote]But thanks for your humorless pomposity in taking my crumb query so seriously.

Personally, I don't know which would be the worse admission - that you're admitting you're a dull wit and thought crumbs and cushions were a light and clever way to introduce this topic or that you are, in fact, a dullard who can't figure out why the crumbs fall down between the cushions.

by Anonymousreply 50October 21, 2021 3:11 AM

R50 Finally! Some information I can use!

Let me guess. You toil in academia.

by Anonymousreply 51October 21, 2021 3:17 AM

[quote]Let me guess. You toil in academia.

It's sad that a basic knowledge of the world and common sense are of necessity construed as the domain of an "academic."

Or - like so many anti-education and learning maga-idiots, the worse insult one can throw is that someone is in academics.


by Anonymousreply 52October 21, 2021 3:23 AM

R52 So that's a yes.

by Anonymousreply 53October 21, 2021 3:53 AM

r53 - it's actually sad that you believe that that was a 'yes' when it was clearly a 'no'.

Your lack of reading comprehension skills is why you don't grasp 5th grade "science" lessons and, then, mock what you don't understand.

by Anonymousreply 54October 21, 2021 12:25 PM

Something I wonder is, why do literal-minded people get furiously invested in online tit-for-tat bickering when they've been lightly teased? And do they actually think the "read a book"-style epithet leaves a mark?

Also, where do those missing socks go?

by Anonymousreply 55October 21, 2021 12:34 PM

Ha! Came here to marvel at missing socks, too.

Also, I always wonder what it was like for the person who invented popcorn.

by Anonymousreply 56October 21, 2021 12:36 PM

I would think "discovered" rather than "invented" gentle r56.

by Anonymousreply 57October 21, 2021 12:40 PM

What's it like to be an anonymous person suddenly doxxed and dragged online as part of some awful news story? Do you obsessively monitor social media or do your best tune it out?

by Anonymousreply 58October 21, 2021 12:51 PM

[quote]Also, where do those missing socks go?

When wet, they get stuck to the side or top of the washer - the centrifgual force of the spin cycle coupled witht the vent holes and moisture. In the dryer, they simply get caught on the agitation roll bars.

Either you find it after the next wash load after noticing a missing sock or you toss the single sock, then toss the second if you eventually find it.

by Anonymousreply 59October 21, 2021 2:58 PM

What does Afro hair [italic]really[/italic] feel like?

by Anonymousreply 60October 21, 2021 3:04 PM

Why has the Afro not made a comeback along with every other style from the 1970s?

by Anonymousreply 61October 21, 2021 4:59 PM

Excuse me?

by Anonymousreply 62October 21, 2021 5:12 PM

Does anyone ever really use guest towels? Homeowners don't use them, and they frown upon guest who do use them.

What's the point of them?

by Anonymousreply 63October 21, 2021 5:16 PM

I put out disposable paper guest hand towels, and the guests don’t use them. I guess that means they’re not washing their hands. But I wonder, are they looking in my medicine cabinet?

by Anonymousreply 64October 21, 2021 5:32 PM

When people are photographed with their mouths wide open, as if caught in hysterical laughter, are they really laughing?

by Anonymousreply 65October 21, 2021 5:49 PM

Who exactly is running the executive branch of the U. S. government?

by Anonymousreply 66October 21, 2021 6:00 PM

Have you counted your Oxys r64?

by Anonymousreply 67October 21, 2021 6:23 PM

[quote] dead skin and other detrious

Other what now?

by Anonymousreply 68October 22, 2021 3:20 PM

I wonder who put the bomp in the bomp bah bomp bah bomp?

Who put the ram in the rama lama ding dong?

This is a question I’ve been trying to figure out for years.

by Anonymousreply 69October 22, 2021 3:21 PM

Why do famous people often have photos of themselves in their homes?

by Anonymousreply 70October 22, 2021 3:24 PM

[quote]dead skin and other detrious

[quote]Other what now?

LOL - I am going to blame muscle memory from typing "ious" frequently for substituting an "O" for the "T" - the worst part is that it's the type of mistake that actually looks how someone might actually misspell it.

Oh dear.

by Anonymousreply 71October 22, 2021 6:22 PM

Why is everybody who works in the dr’s office so often fat? I’m in the wait room, looking at four dumplings behind the glass.

by Anonymousreply 72October 22, 2021 10:32 PM

R72 I have noticed that too

by Anonymousreply 73October 23, 2021 6:37 AM

Because giant dumb whaldx likd go take their own pictures?

by Anonymousreply 74October 23, 2021 6:38 AM

What Trumps wig is made of.

by Anonymousreply 75October 23, 2021 6:39 AM

Whatever happend to Paul?

by Anonymousreply 76October 23, 2021 6:42 AM

Why does hot sautéed spinach go ice-cold on the plate so quickly? You'd think being a sort of dense leaf, it would retain some heat.

by Anonymousreply 77October 24, 2021 1:29 PM

I think r74 just had a stroke.

by Anonymousreply 78October 25, 2021 12:11 PM

Who buys those those special keepsake magazines devoted to classic rock bands, that you see at the supermarket?

by Anonymousreply 79October 26, 2021 1:20 AM

Who came up with those stupid tops that have the shoulders cut out?

by Anonymousreply 80October 26, 2021 1:25 AM

Why are women’s jeans with the knees ripped out considered cool and attractive?

by Anonymousreply 81October 26, 2021 1:26 AM

What possessed people, especially women, to wear all those layers of elaborate clothing in centuries past? What took them so long to say "this is ridiculous" and pare down?

by Anonymousreply 82October 29, 2021 4:46 PM

I always wonder how the world never runs out of 14 years old twinks.

by Anonymousreply 83October 29, 2021 4:57 PM

What the fuck happens to the dozens of pairs of underwear and socks I lose a year?

by Anonymousreply 84October 29, 2021 5:01 PM

Why does the SNL audience get so excited when an actor breaks? It actually takes me out of the sketch and makes it less funny. Why do they cheer an actor who is failing at their job?

by Anonymousreply 85October 29, 2021 5:05 PM

[quote] What the fuck happens to the dozens of pairs of underwear and socks I lose a year?

You probably leave them at your trick’s house.

by Anonymousreply 86October 29, 2021 5:07 PM

What kind of success rate do telemarketers have? How soul-crushing is that job?

by Anonymousreply 87October 29, 2021 5:11 PM

I am wondering why they make an improved version of a product by leaving something bad out but then they make it more expensive. I tried some of Heinz's new No Sugar Added Ketchup and it is pretty good but twice as expensive as the type with sugar.

by Anonymousreply 88October 29, 2021 5:14 PM

I wonder... I wonder... why every songbird has a someone to sing to.

by Anonymousreply 89October 29, 2021 5:14 PM

I wonder how blind people know when to quit wiping their ass after they poop?

by Anonymousreply 90October 29, 2021 5:16 PM

Is Naomi Watts jealous of younger fellow blonde Aussie actress Margot Robbie?

by Anonymousreply 91October 29, 2021 5:17 PM

Do people labeled by Muriel as trolls see that they are labeled as trolls? or do they go on posting not knowing that their comments are being so labeled?

by Anonymousreply 92October 29, 2021 5:26 PM

Does the Queen believe she will go to heaven when she dies? Does she think she'll see her parents and sister and Philip if she does? Does she want to see them again?

by Anonymousreply 93October 29, 2021 5:32 PM

Why do pastry chefs have so many tattoos?

by Anonymousreply 94November 19, 2021 3:30 AM

How do herbivorous animals know which plants are edible and which aren't?

by Anonymousreply 95November 19, 2021 3:48 AM

What my cock would look like if I hadn't been circumsized.

by Anonymousreply 96November 20, 2021 4:14 AM

What's the point of owning superfast sports cars when there's a.....y'know....speed limit.

by Anonymousreply 97November 20, 2021 2:53 PM

Why do my tips getting stolen at Mel's Diner!

by Anonymousreply 98November 20, 2021 3:55 PM

Will my crabs just go away....like poof?

by Anonymousreply 99November 20, 2021 3:57 PM

Can we just overlook the people we killed and all the money we stole?

by Anonymousreply 100November 20, 2021 3:59 PM

Does Cheryl’s pussy really stink?

by Anonymousreply 101November 20, 2021 4:02 PM

Do people who obsess about the trumps kind of miss them? Can they imagine a time when not everything is about them in their mind?

by Anonymousreply 102November 20, 2021 4:06 PM

I don’t miss the Trumps!

by Anonymousreply 103November 21, 2021 3:46 AM

How do blind smokers find ashtrays?

by Anonymousreply 104November 23, 2021 11:08 AM

How much cheating there was in 2020.

by Anonymousreply 105November 24, 2021 1:58 AM

If indeed we put a man on the moon 50 years ago, why do my Honda’s windshield wipers do such an abysmal job?

by Anonymousreply 106November 24, 2021 9:08 PM

If Darwinism “survival of the fittest” is true, why do we still have poor eyesight and vulnerable teeth? How the hell did nearsighted cavemen run from predators and chew mastodon meat? Shouldn’t those weaknesses have been bred out of us?

by Anonymousreply 107November 24, 2021 9:28 PM

What things have happened in history that are really complete bullshit and lies we’ve been told? What unimaginably horrific truths are in top-secret files?

by Anonymousreply 108November 25, 2021 3:00 AM

Why are coloreds so good at tap dancing?

by Anonymousreply 109November 25, 2021 3:44 AM

How many people are happily married to their would-be psycho stalkers?

by Anonymousreply 110November 25, 2021 1:16 PM

How big can I take it?

by Anonymousreply 111November 27, 2021 2:42 AM

Why do you never see baby pigeons?

by Anonymousreply 112November 27, 2021 2:46 AM

Why is it when I find a hair in my Caesar salad, it's always long and black?

by Anonymousreply 113November 27, 2021 2:55 AM

Does Richie Rich belong to the Illuminati?

by Anonymousreply 114November 27, 2021 3:12 AM

Why did Charlie Brown name his dog "Snoopy"?

by Anonymousreply 115November 27, 2021 3:13 AM

Why are things with eight legs invariably scary and things with six or ten legs (mostly) not scary?

by Anonymousreply 116November 27, 2021 3:15 AM

Why are Band-Aids so hard to open?

by Anonymousreply 117November 27, 2021 3:38 AM


by Anonymousreply 118November 27, 2021 3:48 AM

Why isn't a flaccid cock called a soft on? It's still on. It's just not hard.

by Anonymousreply 119November 27, 2021 4:03 AM

You can't miss people who won't go away, R103.

by Anonymousreply 120November 27, 2021 4:10 AM

Are grains of sand rocks that disintegrated in the ocean? How long does that take?

by Anonymousreply 121November 27, 2021 4:15 AM

[quote]r43 The dust comes from inside the house as well as outside. It's entropy.

OMG… the dust is coming from [italic]inside the house ! !

by Anonymousreply 122November 27, 2021 4:19 AM

How so much dust accumulation happens under the bed in such a short time.

by Anonymousreply 123November 27, 2021 4:37 AM

Well, when the bed is not used for anything more energetic than sleeping….

by Anonymousreply 124November 27, 2021 1:39 PM

How does a thermos know what to keep hot and what to keep cold?

by Anonymousreply 125November 27, 2021 1:41 PM

Where he hid the body.

by Anonymousreply 126November 27, 2021 1:55 PM

How does a game show host always know the correct answer, even when the contestant is wrong?

It’s weird.

by Anonymousreply 127November 27, 2021 2:00 PM

Why does Judy sing “and my hair piled high upon my head” when her hair is down?

by Anonymousreply 128November 27, 2021 9:56 PM

I think she lost a bobby pin mid-song.

by Anonymousreply 129November 27, 2021 10:03 PM

I wonder when this fucking covid is going to end so i can get divorced.

by Anonymousreply 130November 27, 2021 10:23 PM

How does the sentence or exclamation “Now then!” make sense? Does this work in other languages? It’s not really an oxymoron. We can say something is “pretty ugly” but the pretty part is not another word for beauty.

French has “jolie-laid” (sp?), but that doesn’t seem to be parallel either.

by Anonymousreply 131November 27, 2021 10:50 PM

"The Trolley Song" makes no sense, in the situation. It's just a song Esther knows about the trolley.

by Anonymousreply 132November 28, 2021 3:42 AM

Why does the trolley motorman listen to the man who says, “Time, tide and trolley wait for no man. Let her go, motorman”? Does the man own the trolley company? If not, why let him boss you around?

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by Anonymousreply 133November 28, 2021 3:47 AM

Death penalty: If capital punishment injections are so inhumane, why not just use a large dose of morphine?

by Anonymousreply 134November 28, 2021 9:22 AM

"Who ate lobster first?"


You watch an animal go through all the trouble of breaking open a giant sea cockroach and eating the raw meat with gusto.

You think, hey, maybe those sea cockroaches might be edible if we're desperate.

And before you know it, your parents are taking you to some "fancy" seafood restaurant on a Friday during lent and you order the lobster thermidor not just to piss them off, but because you're wondering if "thermidor" is French for nuclear hazard orange.

History of the world right there, boys and girls.

by Anonymousreply 135November 28, 2021 9:50 AM

Excellent point, R128. And also, who's father is Grandpa in the movie - Anna or Alonzo Sr.?

Also, why doesn't anyone seem to realize that Tootie is almost certainly going to grow up to be a serial killer.

by Anonymousreply 136November 28, 2021 1:21 PM

Why don’t people know the difference between whose and who’s?

Or it’s and its?

by Anonymousreply 137November 28, 2021 2:07 PM

I’ve always thought that Grandpa was his father — if he were that sarcastic of a father-in-law he’d probably be kicked out.

Also, I wonder if Margaret O’Brien is the last person alive who acted with Harry Davenport. Quite remarkable to think that she acted with someone began acting in 1871 and who first appeared on Broadway in 1894. “Beau Wilkes” from GWTW is still alive but he didn’t appear with Davenport.

by Anonymousreply 138November 29, 2021 1:54 AM
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