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    You say this sarcastically, but it's true. ...

    Yeah, those who had nothing to do with it are always to blame.[/QUOTE]

    You say this sarcastically, but it's true.

    All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing. Or to...
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    Indeed, a venusian invasion would require the...

    My first reaction exactly. Any other year I'd say "this is a fascinating discovery, let's hope we soon learn more about it!"

    In 2020, that changes to "This is a fascinating discovery. Let's hope...
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    Could someone move the seven derail posts at the...

    Could someone move the seven derail posts at the beginning of this thread about Metaphor, into a new thread? They seem to be discussing Scientific American, and their endorsement of Joe Biden for...
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    Of course, the lead characters are still called...

    Of course, the lead characters are still called 'Buzz' and 'Woody'.
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    We do. Over here, incomplete similes are common...

    Wow. Did everyone see this?

    The word "pandemic" is not a noun according to Metaphor.[/QUOTE]

    Maybe they speak a differant brand of English in Australia.[/QUOTE]

    We do. Over here, incomplete...
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    Well, as long as he's dead, that's the main thing...

    Well, as long as he's dead, that's the main thing ;)
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    FTFY. And you were so close. Perhaps...

    You are mistaken. You didn't clear anything up, except perhaps something like "the sentence means what the majority of people who already agree with bilby say it means".[/QUOTE]

    FTFY.

    And you...
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    Oh, that's simple: Prescriptivism is fucking...

    I don't find appeals to popularity a persuasive argument, but you are right that it is my problem to have what appears to be a minority viewpoint in a sea of metoos. But I would like to know if there...
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    The last is what the majority of people in this...

    But the great big fat ones that Trump tells, those are another story. Because you're not a Trumpsucker, but...

    Also, as has been pointed out you have proven nothing about SA lying. At best you...
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    English as she is writ is highly ambiguous here,...

    What you did was highlight words in my response in order to dishonestly imply I said the opposite of what I said. You also put "not" in brackets implying that it wasn't part of the quote when it was....
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    No, no; Saying "support your accusation against...

    What post of mine are you talking about?[/QUOTE]

    This one.



    Ever since you made that argument, you've tried to give me credit for your argument.
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    It's how Jimmy riffs on a slightly tongue in...

    In this thread it is that neither Jimmy's nor Jahryn's accusation can be supported. And that you tried to distract from that question. And that you are salty that I wouldn't take credit for a post...
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    Is there life on Venus?

    It's a god awful small affair

    Sorry, wrong planet.

    Phosphines have been detected in the Venusian upper atmosphere, and based on our (admittedly limited) understanding of the chemistry of that...
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    Wikipedia...

    Wikipedia
  17. Wouldn't that also render it effectiveness...

    Which is why my position is that we cut corporate taxes by the expected take from carbon (and other pollution) taxes. Make it revenue neutral.[/QUOTE]

    Wouldn't that also render it effectiveness...
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    A distinct possibility.

    I believe that Jason is seeking to imply that you are an adhesive material, and that he is a vulcanised tree sap widely used for motor vehicle tyres. [/QUOTE]Interesting. Based on that hypothesis,...
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    It doesn't matter how kind a candidate is; German...

    I'm highly skeptical of its practical value.[/QUOTE]

    It doesn't matter how kind a candidate is; German children are kinder.
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    [/QUOTE]

    Must?

    The electricity grid is very close to the maximum possible efficiency.

    That's just physics. The only way to significantly improve electricity grid efficiency is to find a way...
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    This sounds like the first half of a funny quatrain.

    ETA:

    David Hume could out-consume
    Wilhelm Freidrich Hegel;
    He could pound an ox and still eat lox
    Spread lavishly on a bagel.

    And/or...
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    Poincaré? That's just conjecture. ;)

    Yes it has been proven in reality.... but I'd like to understand how Einstein knew that that was the case.[/QUOTE]
    Executive summary: He knew because Maxwell's equations told him so.

    What I've...
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    I believe that Jason is seeking to imply that you...

    Someone is still salty that I wouldn't take credit for his post.

    So thank you for proving my point yet again.[/QUOTE] What point would that be?[/QUOTE]

    I believe that Jason is seeking to imply...
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