30 Thrice-Distilled Bits of Trivia That Have Been Aged to Perfection

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30 Thrice-Distilled Bits of Trivia That Have Been Aged to Perfection

Can we ask you something? In the battleground that is pub trivia night, do you want to be the one with wrong answers? Will you be able to look at your trivia teammates with any shred of dignity after not knowing the length of the longest ever Senate filibuster? Thankfully, because of this list, that day will never come.

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The hardest plot point in Breaking Bad's final season was the machine gun. They put it in a teaser, and Vince Gilligan thought they'd figure out how to weave it in-but it was so hard, he literally pounded his head on the wall. CRACKED.COM

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93% of Indians work in informal, off-the-books jobs, and get paid in cash. CRACKED.COM Most transactions en- tail personalized re- lationships rather than standardized forms of legal con- tract or corporate in- stitutions.

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In the Soviet Union, it was common for people to take their windshield wipers with them when they parked. CRACKED COM Otherwise there was a chance of them be- ing stolen because there were severe shortages of auto parts in the USSR.

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Historical Firsts in Practical Effects The first use of miniatures 1899 In the 1899 short film The Windsor Hotel Fire by Albert E. Smith and J. Stewart Blackton, tiny victims fell from miniature cardboard buildings while squirt guns were used as fire hoses. CRACKED

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Trollitical History Julius Malema's egg-throwing in parliament In 2015, South African politician Julius Malema and his EFF group caused some chaos when they disrupted the opening of the country's parliament by throwing eggs. CRACKED

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Trollitical History Ukraine's Darth Vader cosplayer In October 2014, Darth Vader, a candidate in Ukraine's parliamentary elections, was not allowed to vote because he wouldn't take off his mask. Не was a guy formerly known as Viktor Shevchenko, who said he was a serious politician. CRACKED

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CRACKED VULGARITY HISTORY The first F-word in film The 1967 British film Ulysses was released in the U.K. and the U.S. Actress Barbara Jefford (who plays Molly Bloom) says, O Lord, I wanted to shout out all sorts of things, f*** or sh** or anything at all only not to look ugly...

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