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Eskimo1990
02-12-2009, 04:43 AM
I am one to ask many random questions, because it is fun :D

So here is a thread dedicated to asking random questions.

Earlier today I asked my friend why there were serving sizes on water?
She replied so you don't drown.

hehe.

So what's your random question?

Susie
02-12-2009, 06:49 AM
Why can't vegetables taste like candy does? :)

Wayne K
02-12-2009, 07:23 AM
Why do they have tip cups in places where you (the customer) do all the work?

Joe270
02-12-2009, 08:32 AM
Why are there braille touch plates on drive-up ATMs?

Eskimo1990
02-12-2009, 03:54 PM
Why are there braille touch plates on drive-up ATMs?

I've always wondered that too

Susie
02-12-2009, 04:00 PM
Why is the morning always so early? :)

Bmwhtly
02-12-2009, 04:07 PM
Why do they have tip cups in places where you (the customer) do all the work?Hope?


Why are there braille touch plates on drive-up ATMs?Because they don't know, when they build an ATM, where it's going to be.


Why is the morning always so early? :)
That's a good question!
Because the night is so late?

Ken
02-12-2009, 04:09 PM
why is economics so complex?
(It's just a matter of money being spent here and there and by this person and by that person so you'd think it would be simple and easy to grasp, rather than being so complex that even experts are befuddled by it.)

alleycat
02-12-2009, 04:25 PM
Why is the sky blue?

And some follow-up questions:

Why?

Why?

Why?

Why?

Bmwhtly
02-12-2009, 04:28 PM
Was is the sky blue?
:Wha:


If you mean 'Why is the sky blue?' I believe it's the refraction of light through the nitrogen in the atmosphere.

Wayne K
02-12-2009, 04:52 PM
why is economics so complex?)

So that people can fudge 800 billion dollars to their friends while telling us that we're too stupid to read the bill and judge for ourselves if it's a worthwhile cause.

Jersey Chick
02-12-2009, 04:59 PM
Was is the sky blue?

Because if it was green, we wouldn't know where to stop mowing our lawns! ;)





(much as i would love to take credit for that, i actually heard this on an episode of the tv show night court back in the 1980s)

Wayne K
02-12-2009, 05:04 PM
Why do people who don't know you keep telling you to be yourself?

Bmwhtly
02-12-2009, 05:09 PM
Why do people who don't know you keep telling you to be yourself?
These people are masochists.
They're trying to make you hit them.

Jersey Chick
02-12-2009, 05:11 PM
Why do we drive on parkways and park on driveways????

alleycat
02-12-2009, 05:13 PM
Because if it was green, we wouldn't know where to stop mowing our lawns! ;)



(much as i would love to take credit for that, i actually heard this on an episode of the tv show night court back in the 1980s)
Yes, I've used that joke myself.

alleycat
02-12-2009, 05:14 PM
If you mean 'Why is the sky blue?' I believe it's the refraction of light through the nitrogen in the atmosphere.
Why?

Susie
02-12-2009, 07:22 PM
Why won't they let us know the truth about UFO'S?

Wayne K
02-12-2009, 07:23 PM
Is it faster to Chicago, or by bus?

Bmwhtly
02-12-2009, 07:48 PM
Why?Because.

alleycat
02-12-2009, 07:49 PM
Because.
Why?

smoothseas
02-12-2009, 08:01 PM
Why?

'Cause it's just the way it is. Now, ya gonna ask why again?

Eskimo1990
02-12-2009, 08:19 PM
'Cause it's just the way it is. Now, ya gonna ask why again?

Why?

Bmwhtly
02-12-2009, 08:23 PM
Because I said so.

alleycat
02-12-2009, 08:23 PM
Because I said so.
Why?

Bmwhtly
02-12-2009, 08:26 PM
Alley, I will turn this car around if you don't behave!

alleycat
02-12-2009, 08:34 PM
Alley, I will turn this car around if you don't behave!
Okay, okay.

Here's another question.

Do chicken breasts in the supermarket come from boy chickens, or only girl chickens?

(The son of a friend of mine actually asked that question one time. He was quite serious about it. He was maybe five or six at the time.)

DaddyCat
02-12-2009, 08:42 PM
Why does Peter O'Toole have a doubly phallic name?

Wayne K
02-12-2009, 08:52 PM
Why does Peter O'Toole have a doubly phallic name?

In a related question :To be more politically correct, should Dick Van Dyke change his name to Penis Van Lesbian?

And, is Dick Van Dyke an oxymoron?

DaddyCat
02-12-2009, 09:14 PM
In a related question :To be more politically correct, should Dick Van Dyke change his name to Penis Van Lesbian?

That would overheat a few T.V.'s V-Chips. "Diagnosis: Porno"!

alleycat
02-12-2009, 09:23 PM
Why do banks leave the vault door open, but chain the pens to the counter?


(That's an old question, by the way.)

DaddyCat
02-12-2009, 09:28 PM
Why do banks leave the vault door open, but chain the pens to the counter?


(That's an old question, by the way.)

Because the pens aren't insured?
I don't know, just sayin'

Wayne K
02-12-2009, 10:18 PM
Is civil war an oxymoron?

regdog
02-12-2009, 10:28 PM
What if the Hokey-Pokey is really what it is all about?

Why are all nonconformists alike?

Doesn't expecting the unexpected, make the unexpected, expected?

DaddyCat
02-12-2009, 10:50 PM
If rewriting a piece is called a "revision", shouldn't the first draft be called a "vision"?

Susie
02-12-2009, 11:31 PM
Why is a diamond more valuable than a CZ?

Eskimo1990
02-13-2009, 12:30 AM
Why is it we can remember lyrics to songs but we can't remember important test questions? (Well for me anyways)

Wayne K
02-13-2009, 12:41 AM
Isn't it bad enough that I'm going to hell, do I have to go in a handbasket?

Susie
02-13-2009, 04:51 AM
I wonder if hell will ever freeze over? :)

Wayne K
02-13-2009, 04:53 AM
My favorite random question of all time "What if this is as good as it gets?"

StoryG27
02-13-2009, 05:06 AM
My 12 yr old daughter asked me this the other day:
"Mom, why do you only get irritated with me when I'm acting just like you."


My answers:
"Because I'm a very frustrating person, and there can only be one per house."

She seemed to take it as an acceptable answer.

My favorite questions are the what-if's my 10 yr old son always throws at me.
"Mom, what if a helicopter landed in our yard, and giant snakes came out of it and ate our dogs?"

My reply, "Well, then I guess you wouldn't have to pick up dog poop anymore."

He thought about it and nodded then asked, "But what would we do with the snakes?"

Ahh, gotta love 'em. Right? That is a requirement, isn't it?


:D

Susie
02-13-2009, 02:20 PM
Why am I up at 5:19 am? :)

Bmwhtly
02-13-2009, 02:55 PM
*takes deep breath*

Do chicken breasts in the supermarket come from boy chickens, or only girl chickens?
They come from both.
But mostly Lady Chicks.


Why does Peter O'Toole have a doubly phallic name?Some people are just unlucky


In a related question :To be more politically correct, should Dick Van Dyke change his name to Penis Van Lesbian?No.
It should be Penis Truck Lesbian.

And, is Dick Van Dyke an oxymoron?No, he's an actor.


Why do banks leave the vault door open, but chain the pens to the counter?Because they need to get into the vault. The pens don't need to move (although we lefthanders would appreciate it if they did)


Is civil war an oxymoron?
Nope.

What if the Hokey-Pokey is really what it is all about?We're all screwed.


Why are all nonconformists alike?They're not.

Doesn't expecting the unexpected, make the unexpected, expected?
Nope

If rewriting a piece is called a "revision", shouldn't the first draft be called a "vision"?
Nope.

Why is a diamond more valuable than a CZ?
There's less of them.

Why is it we can remember lyrics to songs but we can't remember important test questions? (Well for me anyways)Because you spend more time listening to music than reading test questions.

Isn't it bad enough that I'm going to hell, do I have to go in a handbasket?
You don't have to go in a handbasket; it's an option.

I wonder if hell will ever freeze over? :)
Maybe, it's like one of those horror movie creatures; if you don't believe in it, it'll freeze and disappear

"What if this is as good as it gets?"We're all screwed.


Why am I up at 5:19 am? :)Because you're not asleep.

alleycat
02-13-2009, 02:59 PM
Is love really all you need?

alleycat
02-13-2009, 03:00 PM
How much wood could a wood chuck chuck if a wood chuck could chuck wood?

alleycat
02-13-2009, 03:03 PM
Outline or no outline?

One space after a period, or two?

Courier, TNR, or Wingdings font?

Prologue or no prologue?

How many words does a book have?

Bmwhtly
02-13-2009, 03:40 PM
Is love really all you need?Nope. You also need coffee.


How much wood could a wood chuck chuck if a wood chuck could chuck wood?
About that much

Outline or no outline?Outline.

One space after a period, or two?One.

Courier, TNR, or Wingdings font?Yup.
Definitely
Prologue or no prologue?Depends.
How many words does a book have?More than one.

tjwriter
02-13-2009, 05:06 PM
Is love really all you need?


Nope. You also need coffee.

I so heart you for this answer, BM.

Where in the world is Carmen Sandiego?

StoryG27
02-13-2009, 06:46 PM
Why are Trix just for kids?

Why can't those bratty kids on the commercial just share with the rabbit?

Wayne K
02-13-2009, 06:48 PM
Aren't some people's secret recipes only a secret because no one ever asks for them?

alleycat
02-13-2009, 06:54 PM
Why are Trix just for kids?
Shhhh!

It's all a plot to keep kids eating cold breakfast cereal (which in other times was meant for livestock) while we adults have the bacon, sausage, pancakes, waffles, and eggs.

The kids think they're tricking us!