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Unanswerables

Every day our inbox fills with hundreds of questions that range from the routine to the extraordinary, the mundane to the fantastic. While we're honored that our readers think to turn to us with these head-scratchers, many of their queries are too obscure or complicated for us to answer. Among the more unusual questions that are sent our way, we sometimes find a few seemingly posed with such a sense of urgency that we can't help but wonder about the circumstances that prompted them — and the results.

Is there any truth that if you choke on the candy Peeps, that it hardens in your throat and even with the heimlich maneuver you can't be saved and you die? Let us know.



My younger sis heard: in order for a cologne/perfume/fragrance to be compatible to one's body chemistry, spray a sample and then lick it. If the taste stings the tongue, it is not suitable; no sting — it's a good match.

Please advise before I test the handful of colognes I've been using!



HOW CAN I GET THE SUCTION BROKE WHEN THE CONTACT IS STUCK TO EYE



Has anyone had to cut off their tongue because it frozen to a flagpole?



DRIED PIDGEON MANURE IF IT MAKES CONTACT WITH YOUR EYE, WILL CAUSE YOU TO GO BLIND?



Hi, I just wanted to ask if you could investigate this urban legend. 16 is the age of consent for having sex with someone over 18.



Does urinating on a lemon tree make it grow quicker/better?



I just read a blurb that pre-packaged foods can cause people to turn gay because of too much estrogen. If I was only allowed one question for snopes, I would ask if this is true. Is it?



Does the color pink really make a person feel weaker?



PLEASE INFORM ME OF THE REAL NAME OF THE LOCATION IN MUDDER SHE WROTE "CABOT COVE", MAINE THERE MUST HAVE A REAL PLACE THEY USED FOR THE SERIES. PLEASE HELP!



If someone was too eat a huge clump of wasabi paste..Could they choke to death from being unable to breath?



They say that if a person has a pet cat and dies, if the person's body is not found fairly soon after death, the cat, having not been fed, will become ravenously hungry and eat the dead person's face off — JUST the face!

Is this true? My cat often looks me in the face. I used to think he was just being friendly. Now I know he's just sizing me up, like a chef at a butcher shop, waiting for "the big day". Since hearing this rumor, every time my cat licks his chops it gives me the willies!



Is Ciara a MAN????? PLEASE ANSWER ME BACK!!!!!



Is some one can tell me how to read expire date on corona beer box/bottle. code I have on box is DC08C088. What this mean. reply me ASAP.



People who get bite by a spider then get large bump on their body. The bump then erupps into hundereds of baby spiders. Can that realy happen?



Can people see into your house if it's darker in your house than it is outside? When I look around at other houses that don't have lights on, I see darkness, a reflection or only what is immediately in front of the window (curtains, plants, etc.). As a result, I tend to act as though no one can see what I'm doing inside as long as the lights are off and there is no other source of light illuminating me. My wife, however, is often appalled by this behavior. Should she be appalled, or am I correct?



I've been told that if you snort powdered glass as you would cocaine, you will die. Is this just a rumor, or would it actually happen?



A friend of mine asked me if I've ever hear of invisible witches or ghosts that suck the blood out of a person's arm while they are sleeping. Apparently, she saw "marks" on her boyfriend's arm and this was the story that he told her.



I heard that bananas have a natural chemical that makes you happy. Is it also true that cockroaches can survive an atomic blast?



HOW MUCH DO BABY ANACONDAS WEIGH AT BIRTH?



I'm 19 and from Yuma, Az and I would like to know if this myth I'v been hearing is true? By masturbating it helps the chance by not getting cancer? Is that true?..also I'v hurd other myths about masturbation and don't know if those myths are true or not. But I would like to know about the question I asked befoe.



My friend swears that you can't be prosecuted for stealing a dead body because it has no intrinsic value. Is this true?



How many items that contain poppy seeds do a person have to eat in order for a drug test to come out with a false positive? And does the effect of poppy seeds diminish after the 48 hour time frame from eating a food containing poppy seed? Please e-mail me these answers, thank you.



I heard that rubbing a hickey with a penny makes it disappear faster. Is that true?



IS IT TRUE PEARLS BRING SADNESS



Is it true that a girl cannot get pregnant if her mate smokes the seeds of marijuana when he smokes marijuana, please tell me if this is true because a lot of people tell me it is true and a lot of people tell me it's not and I don't know whaether to believe it or not because this town lies a lot. thanks.



Can cocoa butter get rid of stretch marks?



is it true that if you take already been chewed gum and put it in an orange peel and put it in the refigrator for 4-6 weeks and then eat it will it be acid?



can you tell me how i would analyze the effect each statistic has on the world.



I have heard beggars can make a nice $100,000 salary, I was wondering if this is true.



Hippies Help!
If you smoke 'shrooms (hallucinating type) will you get spores in your lungs from the fungus? Please advise!



Have you heard anything about a palm rub done when someone is shaking or holding hands that indicates they want to have sex with you? It sounds like some kind of secret sex handshake — and I've heard nothing about it till today.



If you sneeze and get into an accident, are you still at fault? Are there any laws?



how much would a penguin egg cost to buy and ship to texas email me as soon as you get the answer to this question bcuz i would like to buy a penguin egg so please email me asap!!!



Is the government really as controlling and secretive as books make them out to be? Are there really tons and tons of secret spies all over the world?



I would like to know what does work and what does not work for getting rid of 'hickeys.' Such as the cold spoon trick, toothpaste trick, etc.



Is it true that you are more likely to die from a champagne cork than a poisonous spider?



How long are the intestines?



can you tell me if there any subjects that have not been tainted by an urban legend in anyway shape or form?



Is Bounce (fabric softener sheet) unsafe to use? Is it on the EPA's hazzardous waste list?



Can you give me ANY statistics about urban legends on the internet? Anything!!! My speech is due monday and I have to have a few statistics in it.



if anyone understands what im saying please e-mail me at this e-mail adress.

does anyone here bilieve that there are aliens in other planets? who really made us is there really a god? im not saying there isnt but who made god? seriously please answer back at me



I've heard that it is impossible to take a lightbulb out of your mouth once one puts it in, without either breaking the bulb or dislocating the jaw.

Do you know if this is true? I'm counting on you - my husband is really curious, and I don't want to have to drive him to the hospital...

Last updated:   24 July 2005

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