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  1. Rick Rescorla, who saved all but 6 of his 2700 employees during the 9/11 attacks by directing people down the stairs using a bullhorn and encouraging them by singing Cornish songs.

  2. Rick Rescorla, a security consultant for Morgan Stanley who anticipated the 9/11 attacks and implemented practice emergency evacuations every 3 months. During the attacks he managed to evacuate most of the 2,687 employees and died trying to help even more people out of the buildings.

  3. Rick Rescorla, the director of security at Morgan Stanley, saved the lives of nearly his whole company on 9/11 by making them evacuate the South Tower as soon as the North Tower was hit, which was against Port Authority orders

  4. Rick Moranis retired from acting after his wife died of liver cancer so he could raise his children

  5. Rick Moranis stopped acting in 1997, after this wife died from breast cancer, so he could raise raise his children.

  6. Millions of rickrolls has only earned Rick Astley $12

  7. A web developer went viral after he Rickrolled Vine by breaking their 6 second limit by hacking their code and uploading an entire 3 minute version of Rick Astley's immortal classic - "Never Gonna Give You Up".

  8. A hero named Rick Rescorla, while in the process of saving 2,700 lives on 9/11, called his wife and said, "Stop crying. I have to get these people out safely. If something should happen to me, I want you to know I've never been happier. You made my life."

  9. Rick James' life was saved by nursing his horrible hangover. The hangover left him immobile and unable to attend a party being thrown by his friend Jay Sebring and Sharon Tate. Jay Sebring, Sharon Tate and other guests were murdered that night by the Charles Manson clan.

  10. Rick Astley has only earned 12 bucks from YouTube in royalties.

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I was wondering how many times Rick burps in each episode of Rick and Morty, so I did the math.

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Average and dominant colour every 100th frame of Rick and Morty Season 2

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Adult Swim put an entire episode of Rick and Morty (Rixty Minutes) on instagram using 109 15 second clips, in reverse order, so that viewers couldn't watch sequentially until the last clip was posted. "It's our latest frustrating excercise in audience engagement."

After the death of his wife from breast cancer, actor Rick Moranis began an 18-year-long hiatus from acting to raise his children.

In the 90's Rick James and his girlfriend were charged for kidnapping a music executive and beating her for 20 hours. This happened while they were out on bail for holding a different woman hostage for 20 days, sexually assaulting her and burning her with a crack pipe.

Dick is a nickname for Richard because, in Medieval times, one of the customs for coming up with a nickname was to create a rhyme or swap a letter. So Richard became Rick, which rhymes with Dick or Hick. Only Dick has stuck around as a proper name.

Despite the popularity of Rick Rolling, Rick Astley has only earned 12 dollars in royalties from YouTube for his performance share.

As an experiment, a copy of Casablanca's screenplay was submitted to 217 agencies under the title "Everybody Comes to Rick's". Out of the 85 that read it, only 8 recognized it specifically as Casablanca, and only 3 declared it as commercially viable.

Blizzard Entertainment buried encrypted text in their anti-cheat software and a useless function which delivered the encryption key for hackers to find. It was a youtube link to a rick roll

Hundreds of hip-hop songs can be traced back to Slick Rick's and Doug E. Fresh's La Di Da Di (1985)

Rick Rescorla, who saved all but 6 of his 2700 employees during the 9/11 attacks by directing people down the stairs using a bullhorn and encouraging them by singing Cornish songs.

When he took over as the head of Colorado's department of corrections, Rick Raimisch spent a day incarcerated in solitary confinement, after which he called for immediate reform relating to the practice.

Rick James' autopsy found alprazolam, diazepam, bupropion, citalopram, hydrocodone, digoxin, chlorpheniramine, methamphetamine, and cocaine in his blood. - fact check

The late Rick Jolly, a British Army surgeon in the Falklands conflict, saved every life under his care, both British and Argentine. He was the only man decorated by both Britain and Argentina for his services in the war.

Rick and Morty largely only exists because Bill Cosby's lawyers sent a cease and desist to Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon in 2005 over an internet series called 'House of Cosbys'.

Rick James didn't talk to Charlie Murphy for two years after Charlie lost to Prince in a basketball game. Also Rick James really didn't like Prince.

In 2008, as part of a float, Rick Astley "Rick Roll'd" the entire Macy's Day Parade.

Rick and Morty only exists because Bill Cosby's lawyers sent a cease and desist to Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon in 2005 over an internet series called 'House of Cosbys'.

NBA player Rick Barry led the league seven times in free throw percentage by shooting the ball underhanded. His free throw percentage was 89.99 at the time of his retirement. Despite the effectiveness of his technique, almost no other basketball player has followed it.

White Boy Rick', sentenced as a minor to life in prison for possessing 8 kilos of cocaine after exposing crooked cops as the FBI's youngest informant was recently denied early release in Florida for no reason.

Rick Astley has only earned $12 in royalties from the 'RickRoll' meme - fact check

Rick Allen, the drummer for Def Leppard, lost his arm after a car accident in 1984. He thought he could never play in the band again and became very depressed until a fellow drummer helped him design an electronic drum kit that could be played with one arm. He returned to the band in 1986.

Legendary producer Rick Rubin held an actual funeral complete with casket and grave for the word "Def" after finding out it had been accepted into the standardized dictionary. Amongst those who attended in 1993 included Tom Petty, Flea, and Trent Reznor. - fact check

Rick James ("Superfreak") was in a band with Neil Young, Bruce Palmer (Buffalo Springfield) and Nick St. Nicholas (Steppenwolf) before having to serve a year in prison because he was actually AWOL from the navy

GM killed off it's Electric Vehicle, the EV1 because it allegedly threatened the oil industry. Ex-CEO of GM, Rick Wagoner, said the biggest mistake he ever made as chief executive was killing the EV1 car.

"Pawn Stars" star Rick Harrison dropped out of school in ninth grade to pursue a business selling fake Gucci bags. He made $2,000 a week.

Rick Riordan conceived the idea for the Percy Jackson series as bedtime stories about ancient Greek heroes for his son Haley. Haley had been diagnosed with ADHD and dyslexia, inspiring Riordan to make the titular protagonist ADHD and dyslexic.

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