Random & Bizarre

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Real Estate Agent with Dudum Real Estate Group - BuyStageSell.com
  • Police in Wichita, Kansas arrested a 22 year old man at an airport hotel after he tried to pass two counterfeit $16 bills
  • The Chico, California City Council enacted a ban on nuclear weapons, setting a $500 fine for anyone detonating one within city limits
  • A bus carrying five passengers was hit by a car in St. Louis, but by the time police arrived on the scene, 14 pedestrians had boarded the bus and began to complain of whiplash, injuries and back pain
  • When two service station attendants in Iona, Michigan refused to hand over the cash to an intoxicated robber, the man threatened to call the police. They still refused, so the robber called the police and was arrested

Statistics

  • The city with the most Rolls Royces per capita: Hong Kong
  • Men can read smaller print than women; women can hear better
  • The amount American Airlines saved in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first class: $40,000
  • State with the highest percentage of people who walk to work: Alaska
  • Percentage of Africa that is wilderness: 28%
  • Percentage of North America that is wilderness: 38%
  • Percentage of American men who say they would marry the same women if they had it to do all over again: 80%
  • Percentage of American women who say they would marry the same men if they had it to do all over again: 50%
  • The cost of raising a medium size dog to the age of eleven: $6,400
  • Average number of people airborne over the US any given hour: 61,000
  • Percentage of Americans who have visited Disneyland/world: 70%


- Terrylynn has been a Realtor in Contra Costa County for over 32 years.  She works with Diablo Realty in Walnut Creek and is consistently a top producer.  Terrylynn is a local expert, please contact her for any Real Estate needs, or with a question about the area.

Thanks to:
Rex Lock & Safe
3511 Clayton Road, Concord, ca
1-800-901-LOCK

Bode & Bode Lock & Safe
1215 21st Street, Sacramento, ca
916-443-1967

Tracy Lock & Safe
1020 B Street, Tracy, ca
209-839-6557

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Terrylynn has been a Realtor in Contra Costa County for over 30 years.  She works with the Dudum Real Estate Group. Terrylynn is a local expert, who believes in specializing for better service to her clients.  She gives talks on Foreclosure Alternatives, Make Home Affordable Programs, Home Staging Consults before you Sell, and is a Senior Real Estate Specialist, Real Estate Collaborative Specialist-Divorce, Certified Residential Professional, EcoBroker and any more. There is no silly question, call now for advice and counsel about your real estate investment.  Click here for a question about the area.  Visit www.BuyStageSell.com to learn more about Terrylynn and her team of Real Estate Professionals and Staging Professionals.  We even stage our short sales! Why?  Because it works.    925 8760966  www.BuyStageSell.com

 

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Hi Terrylynn, thanks for the weird and wacky.  I betcha that any of the people in your four examples are not any weirder or wacker than the current crop of politicians trying to devise new weird and wacky laws.  

Nov 03, 2009 03:27 PM #1
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LOL!  Great post!  Very interesting facts, especially the olives.  :)

Nov 03, 2009 03:28 PM #2
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Terrylynn Fisher
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Bill, I know...just thought lightening the day was in order, a laugh is good for the soul.

Nov 03, 2009 03:44 PM #3
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Well, that does qualify as Random and Bizarre. But, I have to admit, I laughed out loud at more than a couple.  :)  Hope you're well!

Nov 03, 2009 06:00 PM #4
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Laurie Calhoun
Gloria Home Staging, Inc. - Winter Springs, FL
Seminole County FL Home Stager

Thanks for letting me know about that $500 fine, Terrylynn. Now I'll pick some other city to set off my nuclear device in. Thanks for sharing these gems of information. I laughed, I sighed, I shook my head in amazement...

Nov 05, 2009 01:20 PM #5
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Bizarre, but entertaining.  Thanks for sharing Terrylynn.

Nov 08, 2009 05:15 AM #6
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James and Kathy, we are very well thank you,needed our laugh for the day.  Glad you enjoyed it.

Nov 08, 2009 05:58 PM #7
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Laurie, I know we had one of those days, you know???  SO, needed a laugh and thought we'd share.  glad you liked it.  T

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Michele, I know, crazy, we can't be business all the time, ehhh?? 

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