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Posted: 4/1/2006 3:10:33 PM EDT
Link Posted: 4/1/2006 5:51:04 PM EDT

#7: Alabama Changes the Value of Pi
The April 1998 issue of the New Mexicans for Science and Reason newsletter contained an article claiming that the Alabama state legislature had voted to change the value of the mathematical constant pi from 3.14159 to the 'Biblical value' of 3.0.

You sure that was a joke?

Link Posted: 4/1/2006 7:43:56 PM EDT
I remember the "drinking on the information super highway" bit. The general thought was that some politicians were stupid enough to actually do it...
Link Posted: 4/1/2006 7:45:00 PM EDT
Orson Wells. War of the Worlds. [Radio] Scared the crap out of people.
Link Posted: 4/1/2006 7:45:27 PM EDT
moon landing
Link Posted: 4/1/2006 9:38:02 PM EDT
The best one was the virgin records guy with the hot air baloon UFO thing.
Link Posted: 4/1/2006 9:39:08 PM EDT
Worldcom, Enron, Tyco.... internet stocks
Link Posted: 4/1/2006 9:40:48 PM EDT
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[Last Edit: 4/1/2006 9:45:04 PM EDT by adair_usmc]
Creation, Intelligent Design
Link Posted: 4/1/2006 11:19:19 PM EDT
Link Posted: 4/1/2006 11:38:52 PM EDT
All organized religion.
Link Posted: 4/1/2006 11:52:12 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Balming:

"The article also revealed that after Tass had purchased the Compass, its two publishers had both been killed by "simultaneous hunting accidents" in which they had shot each other in the back of the head with "standard-issue Soviet Army rifles."

It's long but funny as hell........What a sig line that would be......lol.
Link Posted: 4/1/2006 11:58:57 PM EDT
the Republican Party.
Link Posted: 4/2/2006 2:20:26 PM EDT

Originally Posted By 1Andy2:
the Republican Party.


Link Posted: 4/2/2006 2:26:44 PM EDT
Relax, I'm from the government. I'm here to help.
Link Posted: 4/2/2006 2:27:23 PM EDT
the 1911a1 being the best firearm design ever
Link Posted: 4/2/2006 2:27:53 PM EDT

Is Global warming in there?

Link Posted: 4/2/2006 2:31:10 PM EDT
My first marriage.
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