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Some of life's unanswerable questions...

Old Aug 6th 2013, 6:38 am
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Default Some of life's unanswerable questions...

If women wear a pair of pants, a pair of glasses, and a pair of earrings, why don't they wear a pair of bras?

Why do they call it your "bottom", when it's really in the middle of your body?

When you're sending someone styrofoam, what do you pack it in?

Whose cruel idea was it for the word "lisp" to have an "s" in it?

Why is it called a "building" when it is already built?

Why is it called 'after dark', when it is really after light?

Why doesn't Tarzan have a beard?

Why is it that when you transport something by car, it's called a shipment, but when you transport something by ship, it's called cargo?

Can fat people go skinny-dipping?

Are zebras black with white stripes, or white with black stripes?

Have you ever imagined a world with no hypothetical situations?
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Old Aug 6th 2013, 6:45 am
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What is Dr Who's christian name?
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Old Aug 6th 2013, 6:55 am
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What is Dr Who's christian name?
Is he a Christian then? Seems unlikely...
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What is Dr Who's christian name?
His christian name is Doctor, in the same way Michael Jackson's brat is called Prince, along with the pompous purple prick previously known as Prince.
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What is Dr Who's christian name?
i believe its Theta Sigma (written as the Greek symbols)

(or could be exciting as Reg !)
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Old Aug 6th 2013, 8:10 am
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Is he a Christian then? Seems unlikely...
I wanted to say "first name" but Doctor would have been too easy a reply.
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Old Aug 6th 2013, 8:15 am
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i believe its Theta Sigma (written as the Greek symbols)...
Nope, that was simply the Doctor's nickname at the Prydon Academy on Gallifrey, where he supposedly came from. Everybody knows that!
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Nope, that was simply the Doctor's nickname at the Prydon Academy on Gallifrey, where he supposedly came from. Everybody knows that!
'Theta Sigma' is his nickname? Those witty Gallifreyans, eh?
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If women wear a pair of pants, a pair of glasses, and a pair of earrings, why don't they wear a pair of bras?

Why do they call it your "bottom", when it's really in the middle of your body?

When you're sending someone styrofoam, what do you pack it in?

Whose cruel idea was it for the word "lisp" to have an "s" in it?

Why is it called a "building" when it is already built?

Why is it called 'after dark', when it is really after light?

Why doesn't Tarzan have a beard?

Why is it that when you transport something by car, it's called a shipment, but when you transport something by ship, it's called cargo?

Can fat people go skinny-dipping?

Are zebras black with white stripes, or white with black stripes?

Have you ever imagined a world with no hypothetical situations?
Good questions............. they bring to mind Screaming Lord Sutch and his Monster Raving Loony Party manifesto:

"Why is there only one Monopolies Commission?"
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Default Re: Some of life's unanswerable questions...

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Nope, that was simply the Doctor's nickname at the Prydon Academy on Gallifrey, where he supposedly came from. Everybody knows that!
There are specialist forums where this kind of talk is acceptable. Here I imagine it’s a red rag to a bunch of bulls, and frankly, rightly so.

Is it just me, but Doctor Who is a children’s TV program isn’t it? Anyone over the age of 13ish really shouldn’t be interested in it anymore. I really can’t understand why it’s become so en vogue, again.
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It was never solely a children's programme - there was always that sense of mystery and unease aimed at older tastes. And don't forget the original Doctor (as played by William Hartnell) was something of a 'baddie'.

I think the real answer to your question (why it is 'en vogue' again) is that people who started watching it fifty years ago are still interested in the story lines, and watching the series progress. Why give it up?
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Why is abbreviation such a long word?
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And which bastard coined the word dyslecix?
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Why does the London U. District line use those ancient carriages.
Why does the Paris Metro smell of piss
Why do Scotsmen wear Kilts.
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And what is Morris Dancing?
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