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Tangle
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Message 796 of 822 (890828)
01-10-2022 7:05 PM


Delete the cheers, it's infantile and narcissistic.

Je suis Charlie. Je suis Ahmed. Je suis Juif. Je suis Parisien. I am Mancunian. I am Brum. I am London.I am Finland. Soy Barcelona

"Life, don't talk to me about life" - Marvin the Paranoid Android

"Science adjusts it's views based on what's observed.
Faith is the denial of observation so that Belief can be preserved."
- Tim Minchin, in his beat poem, Storm.


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Message 797 of 822 (890844)
01-11-2022 12:04 AM
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01-10-2022 7:05 PM


Don't delete the cheer, it's infantile and narcissistic and fun.

Eschew obfuscation. Habituate elucidation.

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Message 798 of 822 (890848)
01-11-2022 12:17 AM
Reply to: Message 797 by AZPaul3
01-11-2022 12:04 AM


I agree

What if Eleanor Roosevelt had wings? -- Monty Python

One important characteristic of a theory is that is has survived repeated attempts to falsify it. Contrary to your understanding, all available evidence confirms it. --Subbie

If evolution is shown to be false, it will be at the hands of things that are true, not made up. --percy

The reason that we have the scientific method is because common sense isn't reliable. -- Taq


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Message 799 of 822 (890862)
01-11-2022 9:28 AM


Covid conspiracy misinformation
It appears that suddenly EvC has become a hotbed platform for Covid conspiracy nutjobs to spew dangerous fraudulent bullshit about science and public health. If this is what EvC is morphing into then there is nothing of value here. I participate here to read and learn and discuss actual science, not bullshit propaganda from nutjobs who are intent on destroying civilization.

This is no longer Understanding Through Discussion.


What if Eleanor Roosevelt had wings? -- Monty Python

One important characteristic of a theory is that is has survived repeated attempts to falsify it. Contrary to your understanding, all available evidence confirms it. --Subbie

If evolution is shown to be false, it will be at the hands of things that are true, not made up. --percy

The reason that we have the scientific method is because common sense isn't reliable. -- Taq


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Message 800 of 822 (890864)
01-11-2022 9:37 AM
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01-11-2022 9:28 AM


Re: Covid conspiracy misinformation
It appears that suddenly EvC has become a hotbed platform for Covid conspiracy nutjobs to spew dangerous fraudulent bullshit about science and public health.

I seem to recall that Faith was banned for this. We need some consistency.

Fundamentalism - the anti-American, anti-Christian branch of American Christianity

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Message 801 of 822 (890885)
01-11-2022 12:18 PM
Reply to: Message 800 by nwr
01-11-2022 9:37 AM


Re: Covid conspiracy misinformation
More news to me. Was wondering what happened to Faith. Not surprised. The latest spreaders of lies and disinformation seem to be even worse than some of what she was.
There needs to be consistency and public health threats need to be dealt with decisively.

Facts don't lie or have an agenda. Facts are just facts

"God did it" is not an argument. It is an excuse for intellectual laziness.

If your viewpoint has merits and facts to back it up why would you have to lie?


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Message 802 of 822 (890889)
01-11-2022 12:54 PM
Reply to: Message 801 by Theodoric
01-11-2022 12:18 PM


Re: Covid conspiracy misinformation
They’re trolls. Porkncheese has enough form on this forum to say so with certainty. “drlove” is certainly acting trollishly enough to be all but certain. Likely they’re both fully vaccinated.

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Message 803 of 822 (890891)
01-11-2022 1:07 PM
Reply to: Message 802 by PaulK
01-11-2022 12:54 PM


Re: Covid conspiracy misinformation
Took me less than one day to realize that. Percy needs to put the trolls under their rock.

Facts don't lie or have an agenda. Facts are just facts

"God did it" is not an argument. It is an excuse for intellectual laziness.

If your viewpoint has merits and facts to back it up why would you have to lie?


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Tangle
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Message 804 of 822 (890895)
01-11-2022 1:23 PM


Alas, these days, no trolls, no forum

Je suis Charlie. Je suis Ahmed. Je suis Juif. Je suis Parisien. I am Mancunian. I am Brum. I am London.I am Finland. Soy Barcelona

"Life, don't talk to me about life" - Marvin the Paranoid Android

"Science adjusts it's views based on what's observed.
Faith is the denial of observation so that Belief can be preserved."
- Tim Minchin, in his beat poem, Storm.


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Message 805 of 822 (890909)
01-11-2022 7:52 PM
Reply to: Message 800 by nwr
01-11-2022 9:37 AM


Re: Covid conspiracy misinformation
It appears that suddenly EvC has become a hotbed platform for Covid conspiracy nutjobs to spew dangerous fraudulent bullshit about science and public health.

I seem to recall that Faith was banned for this. We need some consistency.

I was against the banning of Faith, although I never communicated such to anyone.

Faith was posting nonsense, but at least her messages were concise, coherent, and easily refuted. Faith's messages were good starting points to put out quality counter-information, that otherwise wouldn't appear in this forum.

Porkncheese, on the other hand, is putting out vast piles of Gish gallop bullshit. I am inclined to be in favor of permanently banning Porkncheese.

Adminnemooseus


Or something like that©.

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Message 806 of 822 (890917)
01-11-2022 11:01 PM
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01-11-2022 7:52 PM


Re: Covid conspiracy misinformation
As is drlove.

Facts don't lie or have an agenda. Facts are just facts

"God did it" is not an argument. It is an excuse for intellectual laziness.

If your viewpoint has merits and facts to back it up why would you have to lie?


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Message 807 of 822 (890956)
01-12-2022 10:59 AM
Reply to: Message 804 by Tangle
01-11-2022 1:23 PM


Death with dignity is preferable burial by tons of malignant bullshit.

What if Eleanor Roosevelt had wings? -- Monty Python

One important characteristic of a theory is that is has survived repeated attempts to falsify it. Contrary to your understanding, all available evidence confirms it. --Subbie

If evolution is shown to be false, it will be at the hands of things that are true, not made up. --percy

The reason that we have the scientific method is because common sense isn't reliable. -- Taq


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Message 808 of 822 (891006)
01-13-2022 12:37 PM
Reply to: Message 790 by Percy
01-09-2022 8:51 AM


Re: Rating algorhythm
Percy writes:

Crashfrog complained about the ratings some years ago, and as a joke I wrote some code that displayed my Percy rating as 11 on pages displayed under Crashfrog's account, but he never noticed and I removed the code years ago.

For what it's worth... I find that hillarious :]


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nwr
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Message 809 of 822 (891228)
01-21-2022 10:48 PM


Lunatic rants
Can something be done about the lunatic rants in Baseball trade idea?

Fundamentalism - the anti-American, anti-Christian branch of American Christianity

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AZPaul3
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Message 810 of 822 (891260)
01-22-2022 5:56 PM


Gish Troll
Troll in Proposed New Topics. Message 1

Topic already started with no adequate defense offered.

This is gish gallop with no apparent intent to defend.

Suggest this be denied until his other thread is defended.


Eschew obfuscation. Habituate elucidation.

  
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