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Re: Hello, that was easy.

#81  Postby Keep It Real » Oct 14, 2018 12:05 pm

Keep It Real wrote:Largely off topic, but I chose that pic because in the documentary I watched last night I was touched by a pic of Hillary Clinton holding a newborn whilst researching universal healthcare in Estonia, which she hoped to instigate in the states. If only she hadn't been viewed as being an "establishment figure" we might not be in the sorry tangle with Trump that we are. :sigh:


Or rather, if only the electorate hadn't been so livid with the prevailing rat race inequitable paradigm so as to loathe the establishment to such an extent they chose Trump. Fully understandable, in a way.
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Re: Hello, that was easy.

#82  Postby Blackadder » Oct 14, 2018 10:22 pm

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Blackadder wrote:...
But I'm a glass half-full kinda guy, so I look for encouraging signs.

Have you ever wondered about the possibility of having a half full/empty glass?

I'll give you a chance to reply before I tell you what I mean. I don't mean the statistical probability, I mean the actuality of filling a glass up to half full/empty.

Give it your best shot. I'll wait.


If I want cryptic puzzles, I do the Times crossword. Make your point or pick a window and jump. I'll wait.
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Re: Hello, that was easy.

#83  Postby laklak » Oct 14, 2018 11:03 pm

Just freshen your whiskey.
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#84  Postby felltoearth » Oct 15, 2018 12:27 pm

Well this thread is going well.
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Re: Hello, that was easy.

#85  Postby scherado » Oct 15, 2018 2:56 pm

Blackadder wrote:
scherado wrote:
Blackadder wrote:...
But I'm a glass half-full kinda guy, so I look for encouraging signs.

Have you ever wondered about the possibility of having a half full/empty glass?

I'll give you a chance to reply before I tell you what I mean. I don't mean the statistical probability, I mean the actuality of filling a glass up to half full/empty.

Give it your best shot. I'll wait.


If I want cryptic puzzles, I do the Times crossword. Make your point or pick a window and jump. I'll wait.

Nevertheless, this will be moved to the proper section, as anything resembling debate is not appropriate for a welcome section.

I don't know whether you can understand the question as I don't know anything about your ... how should I put it, sagacity.

I will post the link to the thread in the appropriate section.
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Re: Hello, that was easy.

#86  Postby Cito di Pense » Oct 15, 2018 3:32 pm

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I will post the link to the thread in the appropriate section.


Don't bother. I did it for you.

In that thread, the truly sagacious ask whether it's possible, even in principle, to shit or get off the pot.
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Re: Hello, that was easy.

#87  Postby Thomas Eshuis » Oct 15, 2018 4:07 pm

scherado wrote:
Blackadder wrote:
scherado wrote:
Blackadder wrote:...
But I'm a glass half-full kinda guy, so I look for encouraging signs.

Have you ever wondered about the possibility of having a half full/empty glass?

I'll give you a chance to reply before I tell you what I mean. I don't mean the statistical probability, I mean the actuality of filling a glass up to half full/empty.

Give it your best shot. I'll wait.


If I want cryptic puzzles, I do the Times crossword. Make your point or pick a window and jump. I'll wait.

Nevertheless, this will be moved to the proper section, as anything resembling debate is not appropriate for a welcome section.

I don't know whether you can understand the question as I don't know anything about your ... how should I put it, sagacity.

I will post the link to the thread in the appropriate section.

What is it with your incessant need to make personalised insinuations about your interlocutors?
"Respect for personal beliefs = "I am going to tell you all what I think of YOU, but don't dare retort and tell what you think of ME because...it's my personal belief". Hmm. A bully's charter and no mistake."
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Re: Hello, that was easy.

#88  Postby scherado » Oct 16, 2018 1:44 am

Thomas Eshuis wrote:
scherado wrote:
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If I want cryptic puzzles, I do the Times crossword. Make your point or pick a window and jump. I'll wait.

...
I don't know whether you can understand the question as I don't know anything about your ... how should I put it, sagacity.

I will post the link to the thread in the appropriate section.

What is it with your incessant need to make personalised insinuations about your interlocutors?

All I meant is that I don't know "Blackadder" from a hole in the wall and I have NOT read any of her content on this forum. (Does the arrow mean female? I can't believe that I can't be certain that I remember BA HA!)

The question isn't easy to comprehend. I used the phrase "statistical probability," which would be a complex consideration of the issue. I made explicit that I am NOT entertaining that angle.
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Re: Hello, that was easy.

#89  Postby Hermit » Oct 16, 2018 3:51 am

scherado wrote:(Does the arrow mean female? I can't believe that I can't be certain that I remember BA HA!)

Let me look that up for you.

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Re: Hello, that was easy.

#90  Postby Thomas Eshuis » Oct 16, 2018 7:22 am

scherado wrote:
Thomas Eshuis wrote:
scherado wrote:
Blackadder wrote:...
If I want cryptic puzzles, I do the Times crossword. Make your point or pick a window and jump. I'll wait.

...
I don't know whether you can understand the question as I don't know anything about your ... how should I put it, sagacity.

I will post the link to the thread in the appropriate section.

What is it with your incessant need to make personalised insinuations about your interlocutors?

All I meant is that I don't know "Blackadder" from a hole in the wall and I have NOT read any of her content on this forum.

But what you actually did is insinuate that he's an idiot.

scherado wrote:The question isn't easy to comprehend.

Speak for yourself.
"Respect for personal beliefs = "I am going to tell you all what I think of YOU, but don't dare retort and tell what you think of ME because...it's my personal belief". Hmm. A bully's charter and no mistake."
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#91  Postby Cito di Pense » Oct 16, 2018 10:09 am

scherado wrote:I used the phrase "statistical probability," which would be a complex consideration of the issue. I made explicit that I am NOT entertaining that angle.


There isn't another angle, unless you're just here for for the purpose of 'entertaining'. If the latter, you're demanding a lot more of semantics that it can give you outside of formal language, which you are nowhere near using.

Your scientfic credentials:

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Thommo wrote:This bodes poorly.

Stalk much?

Stalker!!!


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#92  Postby laklak » Oct 16, 2018 1:45 pm

Yep, stalking and trolling are two very different things. Trawling is also different, as is spear fishing.
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Re: Hello, that was easy.

#93  Postby scherado » Oct 24, 2018 5:11 pm

http://www.rationalskepticism.org/new-m ... l#p2658923
Cito di Pense wrote:
scherado wrote:I used the phrase "statistical probability," which would be a complex consideration of the issue. I made explicit that I am NOT entertaining that angle.


There isn't another angle, unless you're just here for for the purpose of 'entertaining'. If the latter, you're demanding a lot more of semantics that it can give you outside of formal language, which you are nowhere near using.

Your scientfic credentials:

scherado wrote:
Thommo wrote:This bodes poorly.

Stalk much?

Stalker!!!


https://www.scienceforums.net/profile/132808-scherado/

It ain't stalking if you're trolling.

I've used the same username--for one of two types of online identities--for the entirety of my online time since 1999--with respect to your example content of "scherado", You've only just begun.

Hey, that could be a song!


..
I did this so it would be associated with what I write!!That I couldn't use a new one, with no history, to hide behind. I can't be sure you understand the implications of doing this.

If you've played any MMORPGs, then what would be the implications of playing the same name for a character over 13 years? In that environment, I was the savior of the Species--"Relayer" or, sometimes, "Relayor"--the name for a "prophet" of sorts who tells the human species something long-forgotten by the Species. This person can exist only if it's possible to pass the information by the inheritance mechanism <*GASP*> being discussed in my posts since my ship landed from Mars--or somewhere.

Examples of possible "Relayers:" Mahatma Gandhi, Jesus Christ, Confucius? (never thought about him), ....

The concept of "Relayer," I first read about in the album by Yes, called Relayer; here are the 3 songs on the album:
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1. The Gates of Delirium "Kill or be killing, faster sins correct the flow."
2. Sound Chaser
3. To Be Over
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The first appearance of the concept, by name, is found, a year earlier, in Tales From Topographic Oceans, 1973.

The Remembering: High the Memory
...

Relayer, all the dying cried before you
Relayer, we've rejoiced in all their meaning
Relayer, we advance, we retrace our stories
Like a dreamer all our lives
Are only lost begotten changes
We relive in seagull's pages
Outward ways
Things are all in colours
And the size of others shall send you forward
Arranged to sail you toward
A peace of mind
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Re: Hello, that was easy.

#94  Postby Fallible » Oct 24, 2018 7:15 pm

:drunk:
She battled through in every kind of tribulation,
She revelled in adventure and imagination.
She never listened to no hater, liar,
Breaking boundaries and chasing fire.
Oh, my my! Oh my, she flies!
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#95  Postby BlackBart » Oct 24, 2018 7:27 pm

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#96  Postby scherado » Oct 24, 2018 7:50 pm

Fallible wrote::drunk:

I quit in 2005, thank you very much.
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#97  Postby Fallible » Oct 24, 2018 7:50 pm

:lol:
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#98  Postby scherado » Oct 25, 2018 12:13 am

Fallible wrote::lol:

Best thing I ever did.
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#99  Postby Fallible » Oct 25, 2018 8:48 am

You could be right there...
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#100  Postby Cito di Pense » Oct 25, 2018 9:09 am

scherado wrote:
I've used the same username--for one of two types of online identities--for the entirety of my online time since 1999--with respect to your example content of "scherado", You've only just begun.

Hey, that could be a song!

[snip]

I did this so it would be associated with what I write!!That I couldn't use a new one, with no history, to hide behind. I can't be sure you understand the implications of doing this.


I do understand. It's as if "scherado" is a brand, and the product being sold is Scherado's Philosophy™ of Life (and Beyond!).

scherado wrote:
Fallible wrote::lol:

Best thing I ever did.


And here we were, all beginning to think you were just a one-trick pony with that 'referent' business.
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