Ripley's Believe It or Not by Ripley’s Believe It or Not! for August 03, 2022

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    jasonsnakelover  4 months ago

    One time I had $2,001. One time there were 101 cockroaches.

    If that city was called Gotham, that would really be something. I know there’s a city called Metropolis in Illinois, but I wish there was one called Coast City because of Green Lantern.

    There’s something down below about a cat being mailed 280 miles; and if the cat was Nermal, he’d be mailed to Abu Dhabi if Garfield was mailing him.

    May the Lord be with you as He is with me.

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    catonmyshoulders  4 months ago

    As I sit here watching a Batman movie from the 1966.

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    monkeysky  4 months ago

    Dang, I’d let them release 100 roaches in my apartment for $200, let alone $2000. Not if they try to get them out after, though

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    pearlsbs  4 months ago

    There is a city called Turkey in Texas.

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    stevesilver48  4 months ago

    Wouldn’t you think planes would just keep getting faster and faster the way trains have? I’ll bet monkeysky knows. If not I’ll look it up.

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    Chihal  4 months ago

    Since many of yesterdays comments centered on censorship by GC, I urge you to read the full set of comments and woek-arounds. Yes, I certainly did say many of said comments, but so did others, and you may find it worthwhile to revisit the page; specifically the comments and get-arounds to my Home Depot joke.

    With that in mind, some substitutes for he*l are Sheol (The Grave), Lake of Fire, Netherworld and Gehenna. More at https://hellhorror.com/article/10571/top-13-other-names-for-hell-different-names-for-hell.html

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    cripplious  4 months ago

    The mayor of Batman has sued Warner Bros and DC comics for copyright infringement and harm caused by their character. The town was named after the character was created and was named for the Batman River.

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    therese_callahan2002  4 months ago

    My last two flights to and from Minneapolis took less than five hours.

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    Copy-&-Paste  4 months ago

    Slower Aircraft – I think they’re comparing today’s aircraft to the ‘Concord.’ That airship had POWER! It was always exciting to watch it land & takeoff. Sorry to see it decommissioned.

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    rdav1248961 Premium Member 4 months ago

    There is a suburb of Melbourne, Australia called Batman. (It was named after John Batman, founder of Melbourne.)

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    Charlie Fogwhistle  4 months ago

    Robin said to Batman…“Batman, why do you wear dark colors?”

    “Easy Robin, it makes me less likely to be shot.”

    “Then why do I wear bright colors?”

    “It also makes me less likely to be shot.”

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    Charlie Fogwhistle  4 months ago

    An Air Force cargo plane was preparing for departure from Thule Air Base in Greenland. First they were waiting for the truck to arrive to pump out the aircraft’s sewage holding tank. The Aircraft Commander was in a hurry, the truck was late in arriving, and once it did arrive, the Airman performing the job was extremely slow in getting the tank pumped out.

    When the commander berated the Airman for his slowness and promised punishment, the Airman responded: "Sir, I have no stripes, it is 20 below zero, I’m stationed in Greenland, and I am pumping sewage out of airplanes. Just what are you going to do to punish me? "

    Until next time.

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    fandamovt Premium Member 4 months ago

    TED Video “Why are airplanes slower than they used to be?” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hd8tYiLSmn0

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    Huckleberry Hiroshima  4 months ago

    And there is a little bit of turkey in anyone who puts on a Batman costume.

    Take care, may famed entomologist Professor Joey “I Dismember And Kill Them So I Can Know About The Life They Led And Thus For The Good Of Mankind” Mengelord be with you, and gesundheit.

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    heathcliff2  4 months ago

    Like breathing and eating, sounds, including sonic booms, are evil.

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    heathcliff2  4 months ago

    Fascism scurrying amok.

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    Charles Ransdell Premium Member 4 months ago

    There is a Bat Cave in South Carolina.

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    198.23.5.11  4 months ago

    When the planes get off the ground at all.

    I can top that—“Batman” is a weight measurement in the Middle East equaling 6 and a half pounds

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    PouluCBagumba  4 months ago

    Who’s the Joker that decide to name the town that?

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    PouluCBagumba  4 months ago

    There is a town in Ontario, Canada, named Swastika. They refuse to change it.

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    joefearsnothing  4 months ago

    Two old maid sisters lived together with the love of their life which was a litlle pure white kitten that they called Lucy! Lucy was never allowed out of the house for fear that an evil Tom Cat might defile her! Then, at church, one of the sisters met a gentleman and they became friends. The friendship developed into more and they decided to get married! When they were leaving on their honeymoon the sister asked her newlywed sister to please drop her a note and let her know what married life was like as she had always been curious! The sister agreed and they left. In three days a postcard showed up in the mailbox and the sister was so excited to read it.She turned it over and read these three words…….“TURN LUCY LOOSE” ! Wow! I didn’t even have to sterelize that one! ;o}

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    LeeBrenneison  4 months ago

    I would like more info on the planes fly slower today issue. The SST are gone but that is an exception.

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    paranormal  4 months ago

    I bet Batman in Turkey doesn’t translate to the same thing as in GOTHAM CITY

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    preacherman  4 months ago

    I guess having slower planes is perhaps one reason we have fewer crashes.

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    Charlie Fogwhistle  4 months ago

    A man and woman happened to be sitting next to each other on an airplane, getting ready to take off. While getting situated the woman sneezes, but then she also begins toshudder immediately following the sneeze.

    The man sitting next to her extends a kind “bless you.” She says thanks and they continue waiting until she sneezes again, and again she shudders and moans a little, saying “I’m sorry if I’m disturbing you.”

    This surprises the man, who replies “sneezing is totally normal, but the trembling is very different.”

    The woman says “I have an extremely rare condition, that whenever I sneeze I climax.”

    The man says “Oh wow, I’ve not heard of anything like that before. Is there anything you’re taking for it?”

    And she replies “pepper.”

    Until next time.

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    Stephen Gilberg  4 months ago

    I heard of a Turkish man named Batman Superman. I never found out whether his middle initial was V.

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    Charlie Fogwhistle  4 months ago

    There are a number of bat caves in Texas, but you might not know that Austin has a bat bridge. The Congress Street Bridge has a number of spaces between the girders that hold a vast colony of Brazilian Free Tailed Bats, millions in fact, since a Brazillion isn’t a real number. It explains why Austin has always been at least a little bit batty. There is nightly viewing of their departure to scoop bugs out of the night air over the crops (probably not as good this year due to the drought).

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    stevesilver48  4 months ago

    Isn’t there a video of those bats’ departure online somewhere?

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    Tuco  4 months ago

    I’m glad the short form of cockroach is roach and not the other way around.

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    Caeruleancentaur  4 months ago

    I would have sworn that those airplanes flew more slowly.

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    pbr50138  4 months ago

    Just $2,000? They’d have to add A LOT more zeros for me to put them in my house.

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