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Re: A Thought for the Day

Post by Pyrrho » Sun Apr 07, 2019 1:00 pm


The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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Re: A Thought for the Day

Post by Anaxagoras » Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:55 am

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A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.
William Shakespeare

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Re: A Thought for the Day

Post by Grammatron » Tue Apr 09, 2019 5:48 pm

Yup only those two choices

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Re: A Thought for the Day

Post by xouper » Tue Apr 09, 2019 5:53 pm

Anaxagoras wrote:
Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:55 am
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Why is that useful thought?

Perhaps I have missed your point, but it seems to me that's a disfunctional thought, and thus not worth adopting by anyone sane.

What am I missing?

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Re: A Thought for the Day

Post by sparks » Wed Apr 10, 2019 2:27 am

Um... It's not "Useful thought for the day", it's just "Thought for the day"?
You can lead them to knowledge, but you can't make them think.

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Re: A Thought for the Day

Post by Anaxagoras » Wed Apr 10, 2019 2:32 am

xouper wrote:
Tue Apr 09, 2019 5:53 pm
Why is that useful thought?

Perhaps I have missed your point, but it seems to me that's a disfunctional thought, and thus not worth adopting by anyone sane.

What am I missing?
It's about conspiracy theorists and people of that sort of mindset.
A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.
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Re: A Thought for the Day

Post by Doctor X » Wed Apr 10, 2019 2:49 am

It proves very useful.

Indeed, appropriately useful.

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Re: A Thought for the Day

Post by xouper » Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:48 pm

So far, no one has bothered to answer my question and explain (in sufficiently useful detail) the point of that "thought" posted by Anax.

So thanks for nothing.

It seems y'all aren't interested in having an actual discussion, so why do I bother.

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Re: A Thought for the Day

Post by Doctor X » Wed Apr 10, 2019 10:05 pm

Andy Hart: That's a good question. Would you rather be dead or paralyzed?

Eric Scalavino: Dead.

Andy: Really?

Eric: Yes, I don't want to live that way.

Andy: Not to be sad here, but what if you were me?

Eric: Then I would definitely kill myself, if I were you!

Andy: No, I mean, like, you don't have a wife and kids. So I would say "dead," if I were you, too. But if I were paralyzed, at least I could get wheeled to games, watch my kids grow up, and now it would be sad that I can't do anything. Then watch my wife bang another man.

Paul Perilo: Ah! Oh god!

Eric: Wait! Why would you have to watch that!

Andy: Well, what if they didn't turn me away?

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Re: A Thought for the Day

Post by xouper » Wed Apr 10, 2019 10:15 pm

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By the way, I assume Erik would prefer that his name be spelled with a "k".

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Re: A Thought for the Day

Post by Witness » Thu Apr 11, 2019 2:52 am

In a free state, both the tongue and the mind ought to be free.

– Tiberius Claudius Nero Caesar, in Suetonius, The Twelves Caesars.

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Re: A Thought for the Day

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--J.D.
Mob of the Mean: Free beanie, cattle-prod and Charley Fan Club!
"Doctor X is just treating you the way he treats everyone--as subhuman crap too dumb to breathe in after you breathe out."--Don
DocX: FTW.--sparks
"Doctor X wins again."--Pyrrho
"Never sorry to make a racist Fucktard cry."--His Humble MagNIfIcence
"It was the criticisms of Doc X, actually, that let me see more clearly how far the hypocrisy had gone."--clarsct
"I'd leave it up to Doctor X who has been a benevolent tyrant so far."--Grammatron
"Indeed you are a river to your people.
Shit. That's going to end up in your sig."--Pyrrho
"Try a twelve step program and accept Doctor X as your High Power."--asthmatic camel
"just like Doc X said." --gnome

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Re: A Thought for the Day

Post by Pyrrho » Sat Apr 13, 2019 11:46 am

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The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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Re: A Thought for the Day

Post by Pyrrho » Sat Apr 13, 2019 7:57 pm

"There's no SBD like a cat's SBD."
The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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Re: A Thought for the Day

Post by Doctor X » Mon Apr 15, 2019 8:04 am

Anax'sMum reading "As she was lying in bed, he came creeping up to her and said, 'I am tired, and I want to sleep as well as you do. Pick me up or I'll tell your father.'

"With that, she became bitterly angry and threw him against the wall with all her might. 'Now you'll have your peace you disgusting frog!'"

Daughter protesting She's suppose to kiss him, not throw him against the wall.

Mum That's Disney. This is the real story.

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"Doctor X is just treating you the way he treats everyone--as subhuman crap too dumb to breathe in after you breathe out."--Don
DocX: FTW.--sparks
"Doctor X wins again."--Pyrrho
"Never sorry to make a racist Fucktard cry."--His Humble MagNIfIcence
"It was the criticisms of Doc X, actually, that let me see more clearly how far the hypocrisy had gone."--clarsct
"I'd leave it up to Doctor X who has been a benevolent tyrant so far."--Grammatron
"Indeed you are a river to your people.
Shit. That's going to end up in your sig."--Pyrrho
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Re: A Thought for the Day

Post by Anaxagoras » Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:05 am

But the poor widdle froggie was just trying to blackmail his way into her bed!! :shock:
A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.
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Re: A Thought for the Day

Post by Doctor X » Mon Apr 15, 2019 8:06 pm

She did not want a frog in her throat.

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"Doctor X is just treating you the way he treats everyone--as subhuman crap too dumb to breathe in after you breathe out."--Don
DocX: FTW.--sparks
"Doctor X wins again."--Pyrrho
"Never sorry to make a racist Fucktard cry."--His Humble MagNIfIcence
"It was the criticisms of Doc X, actually, that let me see more clearly how far the hypocrisy had gone."--clarsct
"I'd leave it up to Doctor X who has been a benevolent tyrant so far."--Grammatron
"Indeed you are a river to your people.
Shit. That's going to end up in your sig."--Pyrrho
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Re: A Thought for the Day

Post by Pyrrho » Mon Apr 15, 2019 11:33 pm

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Re: A Thought for the Day

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Re: A Thought for the Day

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And Harold [Pinter--Ed.] said, "I just want to say, [Pause. Breath. Scowl.--Ed.], I've never been so proud to see a production of my play. It's been one of the finest evenings I've ever spent at the theater! It was magnificent!"

And Lee [Evans. The nervous other actor in Dumb Waiter--Ed.] went "Ohhhh! Thanks Harold! Thanks so much, that's really kind of you!" And I said, 'cause I know we really got a bunch of [Mistakes on a first night performance.--Ed.], I said, "That's really lovely of you Harold, but, and we know we got a bunch of stuff wrong, and since you couldn't come to rehearsals, but, still love any notes or any pointers you got to be great. . . ."

He went: "Don't be a cunt! Take a compliment!"

--Jason Isaacs, Death of Stalin Q&A, discussing Harold Pinter and the subject of Pinter's "pauses" in his plays
Full link which is wonderful, particularly Pinter's reason for his "pauses":



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"Doctor X is just treating you the way he treats everyone--as subhuman crap too dumb to breathe in after you breathe out."--Don
DocX: FTW.--sparks
"Doctor X wins again."--Pyrrho
"Never sorry to make a racist Fucktard cry."--His Humble MagNIfIcence
"It was the criticisms of Doc X, actually, that let me see more clearly how far the hypocrisy had gone."--clarsct
"I'd leave it up to Doctor X who has been a benevolent tyrant so far."--Grammatron
"Indeed you are a river to your people.
Shit. That's going to end up in your sig."--Pyrrho
"Try a twelve step program and accept Doctor X as your High Power."--asthmatic camel
"just like Doc X said." --gnome

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