The Leeds Thread

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  1. $marty

    $marty Dexcell Staff Member

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    FACT: Leeds is the second largest metropolitan district in the UK; extending 15 miles from east to west, and 13 miles from north to south. This wide boundary contains some 562 square kilometres - of which two thirds is Green Belt - affording some of the most beautiful scenery in Yorkshire.

    FACT:
    Natives of Leeds are known as Loiners.

    FACT:
    Kirkgate Market in Leeds is where Michael Marks first opened his Penny Bazaar (1884) which was to lead, ultimately, to the foundation of Marks & Spencer, in 1890.

    FACT: If stacked on top of each other, the amount of pies consumed in Leeds daily, could stretch out to the distance from the Earth to the Moon.

    FACT: The first and last fart powered factory was built in Leeds in 1896. The factory was open for just a day before a tragic methane explosion occurred.

    Now there's some scientific facts!—there's no real evidence for them—but they are scientific fact!
     
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    rysk Part-time waster

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    FACT: I used to live near leeds and have visited it on several occasions.

    FACT: It was shit.
     
  3. Dark Lizardro

    Dark Lizardro The Lizard that has a hammer Staff Member

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    Fact: Every country in the world is nothing but a part of Leeds.
     
  4. Rasmic123

    Rasmic123 Active Member

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    i like the idea of a leeds appreciation thread, i'll throw some more advantages/facts about living in leeds out there:

    1. leeds is not london
    2. leeds is not liverpool
    3. leeds is not in wales
    4. leeds is not in scotland
    5. leeds has the greatest number of yorkshiremen of any UK city
    6. leeds has a william hill 1 minute away from my house
    7. leeds is the capital of the north
    8. leeds has the nicest fish and chips in the northern hemisphere
    9. leeds is a safe, secure haven with border police to ensure no southerners or lancys try to sneak in
    10. leeds is the birthplace of such people as Hedley Verity, Neville Longbottom, David Batty and Jimmy Saville off of jim'll fix it
     
  5. RUSSLA

    RUSSLA DNBF Monarch

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    11. Leeds is actually Brazil
     
  6. Dark Lizardro

    Dark Lizardro The Lizard that has a hammer Staff Member

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    You're so wrong, mate. Brazil is actually a part of Leeds.
     
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  7. logikz

    logikz I Am Not The King Staff Member

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    FACT: CANT SPELL LEEDS WITHOUT TWO E's AND LSD

    i think our resident jihadist hipster mr karnage is the one who used to have that for his sig
     
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  8. Rasmic123

    Rasmic123 Active Member

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    a country cant be part of a city, thats geography 101 sid
     
  9. Dark Lizardro

    Dark Lizardro The Lizard that has a hammer Staff Member

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    Those weren't my words, mate.
     
  10. logikz

    logikz I Am Not The King Staff Member

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    OH but how wrong you are! seeing as manchester is in bristol? explain that!
     
  11. $marty

    $marty Dexcell Staff Member

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    FACT: Scientists have discovered that Leeds has consumed Glastonbury

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  12. logikz

    logikz I Am Not The King Staff Member

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    FACT: CONSUMED GLASTO?!?! LEEDS IS RAMPANT. I SAY WE WEAPONIZE DURHAM, ROBOTC ARMS, EXOSKELETON and LA PIECE DE LA RESISANCE! A B I G L A S E R
     
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  13. Moskit

    Moskit :rodigan: Staff Member

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    FACT: MC Pean is from Leeds.
     
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  14. $marty

    $marty Dexcell Staff Member

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    How could I forget!

    I'm trying to find that pic of him that was posted. Where he looks a bit like a sinister Ali G. I think it's been lost in the ether of the forum though.
     
  15. herojuana

    herojuana hairy kuala

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    FACT: Leeds is better known as "the arse end of Yorkshire"
     
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  16. ThePapa

    ThePapa Suffragette City..

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    FACT: Leed's second biggest export up until the mid-80s was unhappy homosexuals.

     
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  17. IV4

    IV4 Currently a newt.

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    Fact:I never new Leads was a place before this thread.
     
  18. Moskit

    Moskit :rodigan: Staff Member

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    FUN FACT: :savile: had sexual intercourse with dead bodies at leeds hospital mortuary.
     
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    DeeGun Church of Krust

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  20. logikz

    logikz I Am Not The King Staff Member

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    i wonder if its raining outside?