Ripley's Believe It or Not by Ripley’s Believe It or Not! for December 20, 2020

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    stevesilver48  over 1 year ago

    Re: Butts. (If I can keep a strait face, so can you!). Is that a metric still in use?

    So what’d they call Mr Clean for short?

    There you go! When it’s time, go for it!

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    monkeysky  over 1 year ago

    It’s a bit misleading to compare the brain’s “storage space” to that of a computer. The brain is an analogue device, and the long-term “memory” of even a single synapse has a lot more nuance than a digital on-off switch.

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    jasonsnakelover  over 1 year ago

    One time my brain stored 2.6 petabytes or 2,500,001 gigabytes of data.

    It’s just as well since I hate liver.

    May the Lord be with you.

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    Leroy  over 1 year ago

    Oh, great—How many petabytes did I just use up for those useless facts??

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    pearlsbs  over 1 year ago

    Does this barrel make my butt look too big?

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    Bilan  over 1 year ago

    Polar bear liver may kill you, but you’ll die with great eye sight.

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    Caldonia  over 1 year ago

    The person on the left is freaking me out. That’s not even an exposed brain, which would be bad enough, it’s a buncha scalp tumors!

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    Gent  over 1 year ago

    Hi, cousin. Long time no see.

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    Frog-on-a-Log Premium Member over 1 year ago

    That guy on the left is from a Star Trek episode:

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    therese_callahan2002  over 1 year ago

    Like anyone would actually eat polar bear liver? And my Centrum capsules contain Vitamin A, yet I’m still alive.

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    James Wolfenstein  over 1 year ago

    Seems to be a traditional unit among rappers…

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    JaneCl  over 1 year ago

    Vegetable sources of vitamin A are not as harmful as animal sources.

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    danholt Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Mr. Clean made his television commercial debut in 1958, initially portrayed in the live-action versions by character actor House Peters Jr.2 Within the first six months of the introduction, Mr. Clean became the best-selling household cleaner on the market.3

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    aimlesscruzr  over 1 year ago

    Entire Butt English Porter from Salopian Brewing Company is a pretty good representation of the style.

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    dmagoon202ii  over 1 year ago

    Was Mr. Clean’s reputation as a genie why his earring was accepted by the less politically correct Americans of the 50’s and 60’s?

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    joefearsnothing  over 1 year ago

    Darn and I was so looking forward to some Polar Bear liver and onions ! ;o)

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    moosemin  over 1 year ago

    2,500,001? Wow! I got PLENTY of room left!!!

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    oakie817  over 1 year ago

    but he goes by nickname “Very”

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    joeatwork212  over 1 year ago

    My hard drive is doing OK, but I seem to have some defective RAM.

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    moeric9  over 1 year ago

    That’s a butt load of bytes!

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    kvnkoehler  over 1 year ago

    Mr. Clean changed his name in Russia. There he is known as Mr. Proper

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    Huckleberry Hiroshima  over 1 year ago

    And the Kim Kardashian version is 2,797 gallons.

    Take care, may the Vord be with you, and GESUNDHEIT.

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    PibCrazy  over 1 year ago

    2.6?! that’s a buttload!

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    gozar  over 1 year ago

    Brain Storage: Believe it.

    Mr. Clean: Or not!

    Big Butt: Believe it.

    Bear Liver hypervitaminosis A: Believe it.

    May Harrison Ford be with you

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    ncorgbl  over 1 year ago

    Some call that science ‘fake news’ and then prove it.

    Mr. Clean’s first name Veritably, originated from a ‘Give Mr. Clean a First Name’ promotion in 1962. 2nd place was a tie between ‘Deep’ and Sparkling’.

    The traditional measure of a butt is ‘36’

    “Some days you get the bear, and some days the bear gets you.”

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    Dan Tooker  over 1 year ago

    Robert House Peters Jr. (12 January 1916 – 1 October 2008) was an American character actor most noted for his roles in 1950s B movies and westerns. He is perhaps best remembered as the face and body of Mr. Clean in the Procter and Gamble cleaning product commercials from the late 1950s into the 1960s. Check out

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    Jogger2  over 1 year ago

    One of my elementary schoolteachers told us that about polar bear liver.

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    Jogger2  over 1 year ago

    In fiction, Sherlock Holmes didn’t know that the Earth orbited the Sun and rotated on an axis. He believed the brain / memory had a limited capacity. Knowing whether the Sun went around the Earth, or the Earth rotated, and went around the Sun wasn’t useful knowledge in his work. He didn’t want to remember things that were not useful in his work.

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    Stephen Gilberg  over 1 year ago

    In “A Walk in the Sun,” there’s a rude soldier who keeps snapping his fingers and calling out “A butt!” when he wants a cigarette. Previously I thought someone ought to moon him, but throwing a barrel at him would be even better.

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    Craig Westlake  over 1 year ago

    my wife has a girl friend that apparently holds 252 gallons…

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    Craig Westlake  over 1 year ago

    But, BOY is their eyesight great…

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    spaced man spliff Premium Member over 1 year ago

    From Mrs. Claus: "Nu, first of the year you go on a diet !!

    Happy (all 6) Holidays, Spacehoppers!!

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    Angry Indeed Premium Member over 1 year ago

    I wish I had disk clean-up and defrag for all those useless things I remember!

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    STACEY MARSHALL Premium Member over 1 year ago

    126 gallons x 8lb per gallon = 1,008lb = one really big butt!

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    finnygirl Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Paging Sir Mix-A-Lot! (LOL at all the “butt” comments above).

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    pbr50138  over 1 year ago

    I used to hear the expression…I’ve got a BUTT LOAD of those. Now I know what they were talking about.

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