Little Known Facts

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Amo Amas Amant Admin
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Age
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My Satellite Setup
1.2Mtr Polar MTG yes it has been on the arc for 35 years and is now fixed on 13 East using two pairs of rusty molegrips. Unlike me they never groan but always perform.
My Location
Blackburn, Lancashire
3 Brits die each year testing if a 9v battery works on their tongue.
142 Brits were injured in 1999 by not removing all pins from new shirts.
58 Brits are injured each year by using sharp knives instead of
screwdrivers.
31 Brits have died since 1996 by watering their Christmas tree while the
fairy lights were plugged in.
19 Brits have died in the last 3 years believing that Christmas decorations
were chocolate.
British Hospitals reported 4 broken arms last year after Xmas
cracker-pulling accidents.
18 Brits had serious burns in 2000 trying on a new jumper with a lit
cigarette in their mouth.
A massive 543 Brits were admitted to A& E in the last two years after trying to open bottles of beer with their teeth.
5 Brits were injured last year in accidents involving out-of-control
Scalextric cars.

and finally...

In 2000 eight Brits were admitted to hospital with fractured skulls incurred
whilst throwing up into the toilet.

I would like to know who compiles these 'statistics' and how much they get paid for doing so ;)

 

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Prince of Birthdays
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My Satellite Setup
Dream7020 and AZ Elite and a few DM800
My Location
Sweden
Oh boy, am I happy that I am a "swede" :-worship
 

Zorba

Regular Member
Joined
Jun 13, 2003
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60
My Satellite Setup
3m(28.2E),1.5m(19.2E.13E,10E),1m (4W ,7W)1m (?).diseqc 10,sky plus,VU+,telergy iptv.
Satlook nit colour + Horizon hdsm.
My Location
Limassol, Sunny Cyprus
I'm lucky to be alive ! I've done all of those.
 
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