Today’s Trivia



The almost final words of Roald Dahl were that he wasn’t frightened, but “it’s just that I will miss you all so much”. His actual final words came as the nurse pricked him shortly after with a needle “Ow, fuck!”. (source)


Picasso burned most of his early work as the only way to keep warm in his apartment. (source)


Once a meth user gets desperate – you know desperate by meth user standards – they will try to maintain their high by filtering the chemical from their urine, or just drinking it straight for the residual. (source)


Pineapples don’t grow on trees. (source)


Alien Abduction Insurance is a real thing – and full payouts have been made to ‘victims’. (source)


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  • Nechtan

    “The Rock” in the movie Doom, ties in with aliens?

  • Timmy

    That’s a picture of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson in the movie “Doom,” in which some scientists get hauled away by aliens of some kind

  • middleagedwhiteguy

    It’s the Meth reference. Getting Rock fwom the dwayne?

  • Steve (North Shore)

    There are a lot of Aliens here in Auckland, and they are abducting the Ratepayers.
    Most are hanging out in AT (Auckland Transport) and Watercare Services.
    They speak a different language to those who pay

  • James Howlett

    Not related to any of these so far. At least the page loaded properly!

  • middleagedwhiteguy

    Dahl wrote the Big Friendly Giant, or BFG, which is the model of the gun “The Rock” is holding.

    • James Howlett

      Good effort MAWG – looks like you got in just ahead of manuka there.

  • manuka416

    The Rock is holding the good ol’ Doom BFG 9000, as depicted in the movie. The BFG 9000 was the best gun in the Doom video game (ah, the memories), and wasn’t friendly – not like Dahl’s BFG (Big Friendly Giant)

  • Blueballs

    Looks like The Rock has found the green parties answer to peak oil, the top secret Russ capacitor engine which runs on a special blend of hemp oil and broccoli stems!