[I]n regards to your ASSumption that Obese people would do wellin the olympic throws of the javelin , discus, shotput and hammer throw , i say this your full of crap first off it takes training and technique something most likely above your head, second the discus cannotbe thrown like a frisbee , the damn thing weighs anwhere from 2 kilos -4.4 lbs to 1 kilo 2.2 lbs try it that way you jerk you'll probably break your arm or wrist in the process, i realize you did this in jest but there are many master track competitorsin the world who really resentyour profiling of something we take very serious , not everyone can compete in these sports, thank youWell, he was right. I did do it in jest. But I'd also like to clarify that I don't feel morbid obesity and world-class athleticism are mutually exclusive. Have you seen some of those shotputters? They're enormous.
The "waterslide park mirage" or Rock-a-Hoola on the I-15 was actually some kind of shady business set up by a foreign rich guy to get American citizenship or something a long time ago. It won't be around much longer though because most of the slides were recently purchased to open a small waterpark/fun center in Rancho Cucamonga, CA in what used to be Guasti park. I know the people starting the park and they all actually met while working at Raging Waters in San Dimas. The new park should be open by next summer and will be right off the I-10 and Archibald (a few miles before the 10/15 interchange).Now that's some high-quality knowledge.
You are correct in your ... assessment suggesting that Gandhi had bigger issues to deal with: On January 4th, 1932, at 3:00 am Gandhi was arrested and interred at Yeravda Central Prison where he remained until May 8, 1933.Too good to be true. Damn. Sorry.
It is therefore quite unlikely that the Gandhi who we associate with Civil noncompliance and nonviolence was attending those Olympics in any capacity. Perhaps your source was mistaken, or perhaps Gandhi isn't such a rare name?
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy ... is one of the 5 federal service academies and there are a ton of other cool facts about it (spend a year at sea in college, only service academy that commissions into every armed force). Also most of its alums are pretty rich (sailing is good biz), so they prob could have popped for the tickets at $75. I am a recent grad and I always get excited when I see my largely unknown Alma Mater mentioned anywhere.My apologies, Christopher. Looks like I do not deserve to pass Go or collect $200. That was a seriously low class, Baltic Avenue-style move on my part. I could go on.
[I]n reading your above list I realized it's creating mis-impressions. If you pick up any Jewish bible ... you'll see that these quotes have been mistranslated and/or misinterpreted from what's actually written. In addition, Jewish law is based on both the written and oral Torah which goes well beyond the texts that you quoted from the Old Testament.When I was researching this list (and I did a ton of research on this one), I came across almost all of the arguments that Dave mentions. But... on the deeper level, ignoring them was exactly the point of my list.
In brief: Round haircuts refers to length of sideburns only for Jews, football is fine, believing in fortune telling is akin to idol worship, the sin of Onan wasn't pulling out - it was refusing to impregnate his brother's wife, tattoos are a no-go for Jews, polyester is fine (it refers to linen/wool mixtures which have a priestly connotation for Jews), divorce is fine, the testicle thing refers to priests only, shellfish is a no-go for Jews, the grabbing-testicles thing is about embarrassment and the penalty is financial only.