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Ripley's Believe It or Not by Ripley’s Believe It or Not! for July 25, 2021

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    stevesilver48  3 months ago

    Hey now Ripley’s Believe It Or Not Comic readers! To get tonight’s joke it helps to be a musician and know about time signatures but non players will get it, I think. All you really need know is changing the time in which a song is being played, like from a waltz tempo – 1 2 3. 1 2 3 etc – to a rock beat – 1 2 3 4. 1 2 3 4 etc.Most songs we know are in standard 4/4 time. Changing the time signature of a song with lyrics would entail altering those lyrics slightly for the sake of the cadence. OK! Here we go!

    A piano player is playing at a bar when a well-dressed gentleman approaches him and says in a gruff voice, "I got a friggin’ request! My boss wants you should play “Strangers in the Night!” The affable piano player says “Not a problem!” and begins to play it.The gentleman doesn’t leave. He tells the piano player “Wait! He wants you should play it in friggin’ A-flat minor.” The piano player stops briefly, smiles, and changes the key without missing a beat.The gentleman looks down once more and says “And he wants in in friggin’ 5/4 time.” The piano player stops playing for a moment and thinks. Then he smiles and begins again. He sings “Strangers in the Friggin’ Night, exchanging glances, Strangers in the friggin’ niiiiight…”The guy says, “Beeyouteefull!”

    BADABING BADABOOM! That’s my time. Stay well, Everyone. Silver! Out!

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    jasonsnakelover  3 months ago

    One time I was six hundred meters tall and surrounded by a four mile radio silence zone.

    One time I was 3,501 years old.

    Tassandra Cinetti Tadison Minetti and Mulia Jinetti

    One time I was 119 times smaller than Russia.

    May the Lord be with you.

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    TEMPLO S.U.D.  3 months ago

    just curious, but what could happen if you step foot into that Chinese radio telescope’s 4.83-kilometer range with a cell phone or computer?

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    Caldonia  3 months ago

    70 days? What a rip-off. I want my mummy now.

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    Bilan  3 months ago

    How come they never daddified anybody? That’s sexual discrimination.

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    Flynn White Premium Member 3 months ago

    Believe It Or Not: Mummy’s favorite music? They should like Rap, unless they’re in da Nile

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    The Pro from Dover  3 months ago

    On July 25th 2021 a man from Minneapolis, Minnesota had two item he submitted published the same day in Ripleys Believe it or Not!

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    Huckleberry Hiroshima  3 months ago

    No wonder they call it BANGladesh.

    Take care, may New Zealand’s relentless masher Roy “I’m Not So Bad” Flangstinord be with you, and gesundheit.

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    sandpiper  3 months ago

    Since wireless is out there, guess the area around that RT has great landlines for phones, pc’s, and tv/radio.

    Guy thought his newly found sibling, who seemed to always need money, should have remained lost.

    Wonder if the first Mummy movie 1932 used one of those manuals for making up the actor who played the part. Karloff did a great job, as if he had actually sprung from an open tomb.

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    preacherman  3 months ago

    Too many words in too small a space.

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    Thorby  3 months ago

    The two biological sisters….that must have been one heck of a revelation and reunion!

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    joefearsnothing  3 months ago

    Hey Bangladesh…you call that living? ;o{

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    Teto85 Premium Member 3 months ago

    Well, Russia had a heck of a 20th century with all the wars, famine and purges and death. And there are vast tracts of land in Siberia that are very sparsely populated.

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    J. R. M.   3 months ago

    How does one get the acronym F.A.S.T. from Five Hundred Meter Aperture Spherical Telescope? Am I missing something? or are THEY?

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    J. R. M.   3 months ago

    Good thing they were same sex siblings or their relationship could have become, shall we say, “complicated”.

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    miguelservicios  3 months ago

    If a country were “118 times smaller” than other it would not exist whatsoever…Bangladesh might be “an 118th of Rusia’s size”, never 118 times (not even 1 time) smaller.

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    bobfjr  3 months ago

    Holy Badword! where do they put all the poop????

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    paranormal  3 months ago

    And the people in Bangladesh obviously don’t practice birth control…

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    WestofthePecan Premium Member 3 months ago

    Sorry, RBION, but the China thing isn’t hard to believe. At all. Especially since there is a similar prohibition in a county in West Virginia where the US has a radio telescope. More than one radio telescope, in fact.

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    ex window inspector  3 months ago

    sometimes I think it would be good to live in that Chinese province

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    stevesilver48  3 months ago

    Cheers.

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    pbr50138  3 months ago

    It took them almost 10 years to find that out? I guess they didn’t communicate very much.

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    aussie399 Premium Member 2 months ago

    IT IS OT 118 TIMES SMALLER. IT is 1/118th the size, or approximately 0.8% of the size.The way this, and thousands of other examples, are worded the smaller example is NEGATIVE in size.Pedantry finished

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