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Re: The Right Thread

Postby Gawdzilla Sama » Tue Dec 27, 2016 2:28 pm

Major Malfunction wrote:I wouldn't bet your life on it.

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Re: The Right Thread

Postby Angel » Tue Dec 27, 2016 2:41 pm

Major Malfunction wrote:There's always someone better at something than you.


Oh yes ~ always as I can't even be
bothered to try anymore .
It's like getting pushed back in your
seat every time you try to stand up.
A waste of energy if you ask me.
Big deal ~ so what ~ it's not like anybody
actually cares about what I do or don't do.
I remain glad I got to try. :-)
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Re: The Right Thread

Postby Major Malfunction » Tue Dec 27, 2016 2:43 pm

You could think either I think your life means nothing to me, or it's too precious.
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Re: The Right Thread

Postby Angel » Tue Dec 27, 2016 2:45 pm

Gawdzilla Sama wrote:
Major Malfunction wrote:There's always someone better at something than you.

But nobody's better at nothing than me.


How do you do nothing?
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Re: The Right Thread

Postby Angel » Tue Dec 27, 2016 2:46 pm

Major Malfunction wrote:You could think either I think your life means nothing to me, or it's too precious.

Why limit yourself ? lol

How can a person bet their life
when they don't know what life is?
Are you betting your water?
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Re: The Right Thread

Postby Major Malfunction » Tue Dec 27, 2016 2:51 pm

Exactly.
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Re: The Right Thread

Postby Gawdzilla Sama » Tue Dec 27, 2016 7:11 pm

Angel wrote:
Gawdzilla Sama wrote:
Major Malfunction wrote:There's always someone better at something than you.

But nobody's better at nothing than me.


How do you do nothing?

I post here.
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Re: The Right Thread

Postby TJrandom » Tue Dec 27, 2016 7:22 pm

Gawdzilla Sama wrote:
Major Malfunction wrote:I wouldn't bet your life on it.

Me: You have a gambling problem.
He: No I don't!
Me: Then you can stop gambling at any time?
He: Sure can! I'll stop right now!
Me: I bet you fifty dollars you won't keep that vow for five minutes.
He: You're on!
Me: Pay me.


Somewhere I read that St. Louis was second on a `sin index`, right behind Las Vegas. Gambling being one of the criteria... Your contribution counted - so please keep up the good work. :)

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Re: The Right Thread

Postby Gawdzilla Sama » Tue Dec 27, 2016 8:23 pm

I teach debauchery at the college level.
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Re: The Right Thread

Postby Matthew Ellard » Tue Dec 27, 2016 10:12 pm

Gawdzilla Sama wrote:I teach debauchery at the college level.
That's good news. I'd hate to think you taught debauchery at pre-school. :D

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Re: The Right Thread

Postby TJrandom » Tue Dec 27, 2016 10:22 pm

Ah, Advanced Debauchery...

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Re: The Right Thread

Postby OlegTheBatty » Wed Dec 28, 2016 8:40 pm

Gawdzilla Sama wrote:I teach debauchery at the college level.

When I went to college, everyone already knew how to debauch.
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Re: The Right Thread

Postby Gawdzilla Sama » Wed Dec 28, 2016 8:47 pm

OlegTheBatty wrote:
Gawdzilla Sama wrote:I teach debauchery at the college level.

When I went to college, everyone already knew how to debauch.

Amateurs.
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Re: The Right Thread

Postby Major Malfunction » Fri Jan 13, 2017 8:33 am

It just occurred to me that I'm an inflatable assassin robot, and Big Hero Six is an inflatable medic robot, so that makes us arch-enemies.

Kill the medics!
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Re: The Right Thread

Postby Poodle » Fri Jan 13, 2017 9:47 am

Unfair! That robot has a huge paunch - obviously unfit. Besides which, it wears orange armour. ORANGE!!!!!

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Re: The Right Thread

Postby Major Malfunction » Fri Jan 13, 2017 11:41 am

I slouch a bit, and orange doesn't suit me!

FIGHT!!!
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Re: The Right Thread

Postby Major Malfunction » Fri Jan 13, 2017 1:47 pm

Bakshi did inflatable robots first.

*MM swings!*
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Re: The Right Thread

Postby scrmbldggs » Fri Jan 27, 2017 4:48 am

:scratch: Curiosity... the rover thread? Nah... Into the current fray and frenzy? Meh... atm, I really can't think of where to stick this... up for grabs!


How to Overcome Political Irrationality About Facts
...Kahan and his collaborators wanted to see whether this very human tendency to seek out facts that conform with our reasoning and identities—staying glued to our red and blue feeds—can ever be tamped down.

They found that it could, as long as you possess an odd trait called “science curiosity.”...

...it’s “individuals who have an appetite to be surprised by scientific information—who find it pleasurable to discover that the world does not work as they expected … [who] expose themselves more readily to information that defies their expectations.”

The study authors conclude that their findings are very preliminary—they were meant to help boost interest in science documentaries, not end political polarization—but promising.

Kahan proposes that, if his results hold up, curiosity could be considered “essential to good civic character,” and cultivated actively “among the citizens of the Liberal Republic of Science.” (We’re probably going to need to workshop the name of this metaphorical “republic.”)...

https://www.theatlantic.com/science/arc ... es/514451/


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