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Old October 6 2012, 08:38 AM   #61
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Re: Can you raise only one eyebrow?

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I can touch the back of my hand with my index finger.

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Anyone with two hands can do that.
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Old October 6 2012, 08:46 AM   #62
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Frau Blucher did not say this. She is Scottish and is therefore genetically programmed to roll every 'r' in sight.

However I thought ZR, who was the true author, was Scottish too.
Well, I feel more Scottish than not.
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Old October 6 2012, 11:05 AM   #63
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Re: Can you raise only one eyebrow?

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I can touch the back of my hand with my index finger.

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Anyone with two hands can do that.
The index finger from the same hand...
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Old October 6 2012, 11:13 AM   #64
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Re: Can you raise only one eyebrow?

Fast Lateral Oscillation of Eyeballs. I can do this. Very good for freaking people out....subtly.
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Old October 6 2012, 11:18 AM   #65
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Re: Can you raise only one eyebrow?

Similarly, can roll eyeballs back zombie-style. V good for freaking people out. Used to do as child and hysteria it provoked was priceless.
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Old October 6 2012, 11:31 AM   #66
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Re: Can you raise only one eyebrow?

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Fast Lateral Oscillation of Eyeballs. I can do this. Very good for freaking people out....subtly.
Like Gailard Sartain?
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Old October 6 2012, 12:41 PM   #67
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Re: Can you raise only one eyebrow?

I can't raise only one eyebrow, I can't roll my tongue, I can't roll my R. I feel genetically impaired...again.
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Old October 6 2012, 12:50 PM   #68
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Re: Can you raise only one eyebrow?

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I can raise my left eyebrow, but not the right.
same.
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Old October 6 2012, 02:07 PM   #69
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Re: Can you raise only one eyebrow?

I can roll my tongue, I just can't "crinkle" it like some people seem to be able to do. The most impressive crinkling of the tongue I think I've ever seen is when a girl druggie in the very first Cheech and Chong film (Up in Smoke) pops and crinkles her tongue in a pretty disturbing way that still creeps me out a little after all these years.

And that was a low-budget comedy from 1978 so there were no effects involved.
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Old October 6 2012, 03:41 PM   #70
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Re: Can you raise only one eyebrow?

I can arch either eyebrow.

I like to arch both at the same time and say "Fascinating" in a logical voice.
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Old October 6 2012, 03:47 PM   #71
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Just my left eyebrow. I'm pretty awesome.
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Old October 6 2012, 03:51 PM   #72
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Re: Can you raise only one eyebrow?

I can only raise both eyebrows simultaneously. Not one individually.

Although I can send bricks to sleep via hypnosis.
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Old October 6 2012, 05:15 PM   #73
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Re: Can you raise only one eyebrow?

I can raise my right eyebrow really easily, but it takes a lot of effort to do my left on its own, and I can't get it as far. I'm also doublejointed. People sometimes get creeped out with what I can do with my thumbs.
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Old October 6 2012, 05:16 PM   #74
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Re: Can you raise only one eyebrow?

Frau Blucher wrote: View Post
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Rolling the Rs, however, is something I can never do.
I'm Italian. I can't not do it.
Frau Blucher did not say this. She is Scottish and is therefore genetically programmed to roll every 'r' in sight.

However I thought ZR, who was the true author, was Scottish too.
Sorry about the mix-up. Dunno how it happened. I corrected it.

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I can't raise only one eyebrow, I can't roll my tongue, I can't roll my R. I feel genetically impaired...again.
What you guys can do with your Rs is funny, weird, and unexplainable by science.
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Old October 6 2012, 08:17 PM   #75
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Fast Lateral Oscillation of Eyeballs. I can do this. Very good for freaking people out....subtly.
I have a friend whose eyes do this on their own. His eyes are in fact never not doing this. Kinda weird.
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