Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Pyrrho » Fri Jan 25, 2019 1:41 am

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by sparks » Fri Jan 25, 2019 3:01 am

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Post by shemp » Fri Jan 25, 2019 3:27 am

Totally fucking pathetic.
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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by sparks » Fri Jan 25, 2019 3:42 am

Well, but we had to know how to use this new power for the benefit of all Mankind.... right?
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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by sparks » Fri Jan 25, 2019 4:37 am

From the left or the right I wonder?
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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by shemp » Sat Jan 26, 2019 4:16 am

This is what drove Sears to bankruptcy.
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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sat Jan 26, 2019 10:37 am

shemp wrote:
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This is what drove Sears to bankruptcy.
Indeed.

The little kid in the picture is Jeff Bezos. :BigGrin3:
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Post by ed » Sat Jan 26, 2019 12:53 pm

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by ed » Sat Jan 26, 2019 12:54 pm

Witness wrote:
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They left out "Make sure all windows are closed"
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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sun Jan 27, 2019 1:02 pm

Just because it never caught on doesn't mean it was a bad idea.

I bet it was the coal interests put a stop to it. :evil:
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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by xouper » Sun Jan 27, 2019 6:07 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Sun Jan 27, 2019 1:02 pm
Just because it never caught on doesn't mean it was a bad idea.
If P = "it never caught on" and Q = "it was a bad idea", then you are correct that it is not necessarily true that P implies Q.

However, in this case the converse is true, Q implies P, and that's why it never caught on.

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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sun Jan 27, 2019 6:23 pm

xouper shill for the coal interests. :HoppingMad:
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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by xouper » Sun Jan 27, 2019 7:02 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
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xouper shill for the coal interests. :HoppingMad:
Yep. And I put my mouth where my money is, I drive a coal powered vehicle:

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by sparks » Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:00 am

Ford.

Figures. :)
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Post by Witness » Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:02 am

↑↑ Reminded me of this solution:

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by xouper » Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:10 am

sparks wrote:
Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:00 am
Ford.

Figures. :)
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Is that really where you want to take this?

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by sparks » Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:20 am

Couldn't care less Snowflake. :)

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