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Hello from NYC :)

#1  Postby MermaidMyths » Jun 21, 2014 6:51 am

Hi there! :grin: I'm a long-time atheist/skeptic with a penchant for logic puzzles, fallacies and the like, a creative writer and constantly questioning. I also love The God Delusion even though Dawkins is kind of an ass.

Nice to meet you all! :popcorn:
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Re: Hello from NYC :)

#2  Postby chairman bill » Jun 21, 2014 8:21 am

Welcome to RatSkep.

Just for the record, Dawkins is a human, not a donkey-horse hybrid.

Ah, you're a USAian. Bloody colonials & weird pronunciations. You pronounce oregano as oreg-ah-no, and basil as bay-zil. Which is confusing enough, but you do at least spell them correctly. But ass really should be arse. Just saying. ;-)
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#3  Postby Ironclad » Jun 21, 2014 8:28 am

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Re: Hello from NYC :)

#4  Postby Made of Stars » Jun 21, 2014 9:52 am

Gidday MM. :cheers:
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#5  Postby james1v » Jun 21, 2014 10:03 am

Hi! :cheers:
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#6  Postby andy_name » Jun 22, 2014 6:35 am

Hello! :popcorn:
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#7  Postby Darwinsbulldog » Jun 22, 2014 7:55 am

Welcome MM.
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Re: Hello from NYC :)

#8  Postby DougC » Jun 22, 2014 2:59 pm

Hi. :cheers:
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