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by Old_ones
Wed Sep 17, 2014 7:26 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
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Last month he described Robin Williams’ suicide as the death of a wealthy white man dragging us away from news about brown people, said that a white lady who made racist comments looks like the kind of person who would have laughed at nanu-nanu, then added that he should have been more rude, beca...
by Old_ones
Tue Sep 16, 2014 11:16 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

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https://twitter.com/RichardDawkins/status/511778693161971712 Dawkins has taken PZ's advice. He's consciousness raising. Raising the consciousness of other mainstreamers within A/S that there's a problem with the SJL and letting it be known how he stands on it. (Snip) [youtube]Y3-aAx4SOn0[/youtube]
by Old_ones
Mon Sep 15, 2014 9:14 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

Re: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...

You mean Carolyn Porco, Cassini mission Porco, Highly credentialed and accomplished scientist Porco, apparent model for Jodie Foster in Sagan's Contact Porco, supports a known misogynist. What has the world come to. Her tweet made my day. I just wish that I'd been there when Peezus saw it. What ama...
by Old_ones
Mon Sep 15, 2014 5:53 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

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Re Gamergate, I just heard someone refer to it as "house nerds throwing field nerds under the bus". I understand the slavery reference, I just have absolutely no idea how it applies to video games. Can someone who knows the first thing about this stuff explain WTF? Thank you. I guess it means those...
by Old_ones
Mon Sep 15, 2014 5:33 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

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Re Gamergate, I just heard someone refer to it as "house nerds throwing field nerds under the bus". I understand the slavery reference, I just have absolutely no idea how it applies to video games. Can someone who knows the first thing about this stuff explain WTF? Thank you. That's an odd analogy....
by Old_ones
Mon Sep 15, 2014 4:52 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

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sorry if duplicate https://twitter.com/SamHarrisOrg/status/511650738490339329 As good as it is to see these two publicly voicing disdain for Peezus and his cabal of shitbags, I really don't think they should be ignoring them. If they've made any headway against religion it wasn't by ignoring the ba...
by Old_ones
Sun Sep 14, 2014 8:11 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

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I never understood why the Horde latched onto "cupcake" as acceptable, given that it's basically another form of "sweeheart". Not sure how it started, but it was generally considered to be a way of showing privileged men what it is like to be dismissed because you are a woman. The horde also invent...
by Old_ones
Sat Sep 13, 2014 9:47 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

Re: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...

I never understood why the Horde latched onto "cupcake" as acceptable, given that it's basically another form of "sweeheart". Not sure how it started, but it was generally considered to be a way of showing privileged men what it is like to be dismissed because you are a woman. The horde also invent...
by Old_ones
Sat Sep 13, 2014 1:20 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

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https://twitter.com/xMattieBrice/status/510299357870960641 I'm guessing this is some pretentious meta thing. Or just garden variety stupid. One of those. This Just In: POMO twitter commenter falsifies the Pauli exclusion principle, falls to the center of the Earth. http://www.the-broad-side.com/wp-...
by Old_ones
Thu Sep 11, 2014 4:25 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

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RD randomly tweeted about the difference between fried and pan fried, and tipping. Of course PZ can't miss this chancel https://twitter.com/pzmyers/status/510086944538107906 Note the . Look guys, I'm chastising RD again! Aren't I doing well? I'm such a good SJW. I love women. Ugh. I'm really surpri...
by Old_ones
Thu Sep 11, 2014 5:22 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

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In case you weren't already infuriated enough with how the gamergate thing is being represented in the mainstream press, here's Helen Lewis' latest. It has of course been instantaneously accepted as gospel by the SJWs I follow on twitter. Their followers read the article and then respond with thing...
by Old_ones
Tue Sep 09, 2014 5:46 pm
Forum: Admin and Board Structure
Topic: Pit getting filled in?
Replies: 96
Views: 31378

Re: Pit getting filled in?

Hi All I may be filling in the Pit soon - I've been diagnosed with major depression, and hanging round the Pit is not really good for me, as far as I can tell. I'll be pondering this for a few days, and let you know my thoughts. If I do decide to shut up shop, I'm more than happy to send a tarball ...
by Old_ones
Mon Sep 08, 2014 7:36 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

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Its a "White Nightengale"

[youtube]cbL5F4BwMhI[/youtube]

I wonder if HJ was the inspiration for this little toon.
by Old_ones
Sun Sep 07, 2014 11:46 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

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Anybody interested in the #gamergate fun should read this now deleted article from a bloke called Greg Costikyan at Gamesutra: https://archive.today/vT7vp For decades, we had a market that catered to Maxim-reading horny boy-men who bought games by developers who spent man-years on developing better...
by Old_ones
Fri Sep 05, 2014 1:42 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

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http://38.media.tumblr.com/bd9ec57b54f18f15bbcbac13365c3bd6/tumblr_nbeu73NEdI1ryeto5o1_400.png Never mind, here's the source image for those of you without the spoons to visit SWC. "they are seen as normal" nor·mal adjective \ˈnȯr-məl\ : usual or ordinary : not strange : mentally and physically...
by Old_ones
Thu Sep 04, 2014 5:53 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

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Those who live in house full of people with stupidly pretentious nyms shouldn't throw bitchy stones: https://twitter.com/SpokesGay/status/507169015748636672 Wow, I know I say it all the time, but would a little introspection kill these people? They don't have to because OPRESSSION! Also, its your j...
by Old_ones
Wed Sep 03, 2014 7:16 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

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(Chair-moshing intensifies) :character-beavisbutthead: I still think "Deicide" is their best. Glen Benton had a fucking great voice back then. I met him in a music shop in St Pete, nice guy. Legion is probably my fave, but "Deicide" is also fucking great. That's cool that you got to meet Benton.
by Old_ones
Wed Sep 03, 2014 9:43 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

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Arc of the moral universe my ass. Oprah grade woo. Azathoth rules this universe and we are its servants, willing or otherwise. Any arcs or moral universes you might have noticed are purely illusiory, and most likely designed to crush your soul. (MUHUHUHAHAHA) Fine, fine... [youtube]9_SQ430-g7Q[/you...
by Old_ones
Wed Sep 03, 2014 8:07 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

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I think part of the problem is the way humanities courses are taught. I can't say my experience is global, but at my college we would be given reading assignments and then class would consist of us sitting in a circle and have a touchy feely discussion about whatever we had read, and what we though...
by Old_ones
Wed Sep 03, 2014 5:41 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

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https://twitter.com/tracyvwilson/status/507138292006289408 Gee, I wonder why. It's not like Anita is making sweeping empirical claims or anything, right? I think part of the problem is the way humanities courses are taught. I can't say my experience is global, but at my college we would be given re...
by Old_ones
Tue Sep 02, 2014 9:37 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

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the fun never ends begins in sjwville https://twitter.com/saramayhew/status/506866639816884224 its the hypocrisy that never ends Barbara Drescher posted this on her Facebook and shortly thereafter Travis Roy posted a screen-cap showing that Carrie Poppy "Liked" the NAMBLA comment. https://scontent-...
by Old_ones
Mon Sep 01, 2014 8:07 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

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If I were to wager a guess, it'd be that the decline in income come mostly from the whole skepticism/humanism/atheism movement loosing a lot of it's steam and tapering off. At least it seems to be that the whole "movement" is losing most of the momentum it had a few years ago. Some of that can prob...
by Old_ones
Mon Sep 01, 2014 7:46 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

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(haven't seen the video, but ablut fun...) Old school game designer Raph Koster wrote “A Theory of Fun” which asserts that fun is the feeling when the brain understands something, i.e. when a model/system makes sense and you “get it”. While there is no agreed definition of what exactly is a...
by Old_ones
Mon Sep 01, 2014 5:05 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

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Here is an interesting bit from Peezus' post on JREF Here’s one obvious reason: JREF Revenue: 2011: $1.56M, 2012: $1.29M, 2013: $887.5K. — Jim Lippard (@lippard) September 1, 2014 JREF Revenue: 2011: $1.56M, 2012: $1.29M, 2013: $887.5K. They’re down to 60% of their 2011 revenue. That’s a goo...
by Old_ones
Mon Sep 01, 2014 7:52 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

Re: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...

If you've got some time to kill Sargon of Akkad has a lengthy commentary on some of the "gaming is dead" articles in the gaming press. [youtube]N_K13iEWQfY[/youtube] Which was good for me because the last thing I want to do is give these Y. pestis carrying assfleas a hit for writing this drivel. My ...
by Old_ones
Mon Sep 01, 2014 7:28 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

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Went back to page on on the Fark thread. As I suspected, the joe character I quoted is full-blown SJW (from page one): Deal with it, Fedorans - your silly little hobby has gone mainstream - it's a commodity now, like TV advertisements. It will be criticized and curated by a body of normal people wh...
by Old_ones
Sun Aug 31, 2014 8:06 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

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http://33.media.tumblr.com/2d51054f9470c0fa18178bea13556ecd/tumblr_n8jb7r99wT1ryeto5o1_1280.png This one's for Tony. Does anyone know of any medical research done on this otherkin mental illness? Is it covered in DSM? Well there is an entry for "clinical lycanthropy" in the DSM apparently. DSM-IV C...
by Old_ones
Sat Aug 30, 2014 4:07 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

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https://twitter.com/therealchriswei/status/505796915116535808 Of course the "us vs them" tone of #MaleFeministImpression Stormfront.org is abrasive, divisive, etc. but that's ok! You'd be abrasive too if oppressed. Of course the "us vs them" tone of #MaleFeministImpression the BNP is abrasive, divi...
by Old_ones
Thu Aug 28, 2014 6:19 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

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I think Franc Hoggle explains it better: http://greylining.files.wordpress.com/2014/08/sarkeesian_self_threats.jpg Its a hypothesis worth considering. But it needs more evidence. If it could be shown that she never took any steps to protect herself (e.g. leaving her home, going to the police) then ...
by Old_ones
Thu Aug 28, 2014 5:46 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

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IMO it depends on whether her crap has any effect on video games. If the worst thing that happens is a lot of lip-service and a few videogames where the protagonist is flat chested woman in a burqa, I don't really see it as a huge deal. If people actually get sacked over disagreeing with her, that ...
by Old_ones
Wed Aug 27, 2014 8:56 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

Re: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...

Hm. I just tried to post a comment in PZ's thread about a recent anti-vax paper. When I clicked Submit, I was taken to the top of the page and my post did not appear. Does that mean that I'm banned? In case anyone cares about that issue, here's what I wrote: +1 to #39 Like every inferential analysi...
by Old_ones
Wed Aug 27, 2014 8:08 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

Re: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...

BlueShiftRhino wrote:Hm. I just tried to post a comment in PZ's thread about a recent anti-vax paper. When I clicked Submit, I was taken to the top of the page and my post did not appear. Does that mean that I'm banned?
Yeah, it probably does.
by Old_ones
Wed Aug 27, 2014 7:54 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

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[Sarkeesian] is a lying sack of shit, and because a misrepresentation of the game was more helpful to her narrative than a fair representation would have been. That Sarkeesian is a systematic liar has been proven beyond any rational doubt. This really is a line in the sand as far as I'm concerned -...
by Old_ones
Wed Aug 27, 2014 7:36 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

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http://web.archive.org/web/20130523035020/http://freethoughtblogs.com/pharyngula/dungeon/ I only scanned a ways down that list, but Noel Plum?!? I'm sure that there are other ridiculous bans, but that one was enough for me to stop looking. I don't have one-tenth the redeeming qualities of Noel Plum...
by Old_ones
Wed Aug 27, 2014 7:16 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

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http://web.archive.org/web/20130523035020/http://freethoughtblogs.com/pharyngula/dungeon/ I only scanned a ways down that list, but Noel Plum?!? I'm sure that there are other ridiculous bans, but that one was enough for me to stop looking. I don't have one-tenth the redeeming qualities of Noel Plum...
by Old_ones
Wed Aug 27, 2014 6:40 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

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I'm new to a lot of this and haven't seen one of those Thunderdome threads before, but I'm tempted to say, with regards to their bitching about Dawkins' apology for Dear Muslima, that apologies are especially difficult to make when you weren't wrong and you know it. But I'm not ready to be banned y...
by Old_ones
Wed Aug 27, 2014 6:25 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

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So far today on twitter, in support of Sarkesian... Joss Whedon Boing Boing Polygon DJGrothe Daring Fireball I think this battle is near lost, disagreeing with the narrative now is dangerous to many peoples careers IMO it depends on whether her crap has any effect on video games. If the worst thing...
by Old_ones
Wed Aug 27, 2014 4:42 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

Re: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...

[Sarkeesian] is a lying sack of shit, and because a misrepresentation of the game was more helpful to her narrative than a fair representation would have been. That Sarkeesian is a systematic liar has been proven beyond any rational doubt. This really is a line in the sand as far as I'm concerned -...
by Old_ones
Wed Aug 27, 2014 3:23 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

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Must protect mediocre game franchises from criticism. Hitman is actually well though out. Lara Crofts titties... I've never played Hitman, but its quality is completely beside the point, because that isn't why Sarkeesian is criticizing it. The reason I don't like Sarkeesian's criticism is that I'm ...
by Old_ones
Wed Aug 27, 2014 10:57 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

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Anita Sarkessian has no knowledge whatsoever how video games work, or stories in general. Also, rain wets concrete and if there is a shotgun over the couch, then it must be fired by the end of the story. Everything in a story should be functional, either directly or indirectly (as a red herring), a...
by Old_ones
Tue Aug 26, 2014 2:26 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

Re: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...

Anita Sarkessian has no knowledge whatsoever how video games work, or stories in general. Also, rain wets concrete and if there is a shotgun over the couch, then it must be fired by the end of the story. Everything in a story should be functional, either directly or indirectly (as a red herring), a...
by Old_ones
Mon Aug 25, 2014 6:49 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

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Do videos of live performances count as "videos"?

[youtube]ukjnrXTTvPY[/youtube]
by Old_ones
Mon Aug 25, 2014 5:05 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

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Mykeru wrote:
Old_ones wrote:
Mykeru wrote: [youtube]akL23VhXptc[/youtube]
Worst music video ever my ass.

[youtube]ZPeHk4WMWpY[/youtube]
I see you and raise you:

[youtube]OE2l6CPna4M[/youtube]
[youtube]xWa9sJzgM4A[/youtube]
by Old_ones
Mon Aug 25, 2014 4:52 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

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Mykeru wrote: [youtube]akL23VhXptc[/youtube]
Worst music video ever my ass.

[youtube]ZPeHk4WMWpY[/youtube]
by Old_ones
Sun Aug 24, 2014 10:11 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

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Conversely The Happy Atheist might have sold 40,000 instead of 400 (just an analogy) if PZ hadn't gone off the deep end starting with Elevatorgate, assuring effectively that no prominent atheist would ever blurb or mention his book ever. The book just flat out has a title issue. Under no circumstan...
by Old_ones
Fri Aug 22, 2014 3:05 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

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https://twitter.com/OpheliaBenson/status/502869750662569984 Copy and paste are part of the repertoire, not one or the other. Sure, emotion is fine as long as you are capable of introspection and healthy emotion. Of course there is a problem with emotion that reason doesn't have; It isn't inherently...
by Old_ones
Fri Aug 15, 2014 9:20 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

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PZ Myers and the Banhammer; An analysis of the changes in The Great Poopyhead from 2007 to 2013 Old_ones Introduction Whether or not PZ Myers changed is largely a subjective judgement, but there is at least one metric that can be quantified; Banhammer frequency. This can be quantified because PZ stu...
by Old_ones
Thu Aug 14, 2014 9:28 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

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What I want to know is why people *cling* to this moronic fantasy that PZ used to be "different". He was NEVER different. Ever. His behavior has not changed a fucking jot or tittle. The only thing, the ONLY thing he changed was where he was aiming his bullshit. That quote proves it, and it shows ho...
by Old_ones
Thu Aug 14, 2014 2:26 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

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What I want to know is why people *cling* to this moronic fantasy that PZ used to be "different". He was NEVER different. Ever. His behavior has not changed a fucking jot or tittle. The only thing, the ONLY thing he changed was where he was aiming his bullshit. That quote proves it, and it shows ho...
by Old_ones
Tue Aug 12, 2014 8:09 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

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PZ Myers might not be as dumb as he appears. He knows at the back of his mind he has a group of dedicated shit for brains groupies who will defend literally anything he says. He knows also the only way he generates significant traffic is to personally attack someone, creationists don't work anymore...
by Old_ones
Tue Aug 12, 2014 7:54 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

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<snip> Which, I think, tends to make the terms "male" and "female" useful abstractions - kind of like "patriarchy". Or Adam Smith's "Invisible hand". Or maybe even like "god" .... ;-) But to try and insist that any of those have some kind of causal efficacy or substance seems to commit the "sin", t...
by Old_ones
Tue Aug 12, 2014 6:54 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

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Old_ones, thanks for posting that rant. I was about to do so. For accuracy: The 2 x 2 table (XX & XY on one axis, male & female on the other axis) is the "normal" scenario. The implementation by nature is much more complicated than that, yet still the correlation between genotype (XX or XY) and gen...
by Old_ones
Tue Aug 12, 2014 3:43 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

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Well, I got trolled hard. Live and learn. Not really trolling despite what you, and Strawkins, may think. Jus' calling things the way I see 'em ... An HJ apologist too? You are trying way too hard to.find balance. Your retconning of HJs point is ridiculous. Not really. Consider that some 49% of the...
by Old_ones
Tue Aug 12, 2014 3:33 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

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Gah! Sorry for the double post. I keep getting internal server errors, and I didn't think I'd successfully submitted it the first time. That's a notpology if ever I saw one. Intent isn't magic you know. Just use the Edit button like everyone else does. I would apologize again, but that would put me...
by Old_ones
Tue Aug 12, 2014 3:19 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

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Gah! Sorry for the double post. I keep getting internal server errors, and I didn't think I'd successfully submitted it the first time.
by Old_ones
Tue Aug 12, 2014 3:13 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

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https://twitter.com/sophiaphotos/status/497249871007461377 Chromosomes are are a patriarchal social construct. Well. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lipoid_congenital_adrenal_hyperplasia Obviously it's a rare condition, but yeah, XY does not always mean "biologically male" . Which doesn't refute the c...
by Old_ones
Tue Aug 12, 2014 3:11 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

Re: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...

https://twitter.com/sophiaphotos/status/497249871007461377 Chromosomes are are a patriarchal social construct. Well. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lipoid_congenital_adrenal_hyperplasia Obviously it's a rare condition, but yeah, XY does not always mean "biologically male" . Which doesn't refute the c...
by Old_ones
Tue Aug 12, 2014 1:54 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

Re: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...

chill girl sister punisher rape enabler https://twitter.com/lizzyf620 has had a fun series over the past few days https://twitter.com/lizzyf620/status/498239135552143360 Not just a chill girl sister punisher rape enabler, but a transphobe too. https://twitter.com/sophiaphotos/status/497249871007461...
by Old_ones
Tue Aug 12, 2014 12:49 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

Re: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...

Apparently my pharyngula alter-ego "Hurin" is banned after my last outburst about the Radford affair. So anyway, here is my contribution to the Robin Williams thread, that pharyngula will never see... “news about brown people”. Really? I know I shouldn’t be surprised, but…I’m surprised. Ei...
by Old_ones
Tue Aug 12, 2014 11:02 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...
Replies: 64537
Views: 1810509

Re: Nerds. Nerds EVERYWHERE...

He desecrated a cracker? Odd choice of words when the issue is PZ talking about "Wealthy white guys"who have committed suicide. :lol: Yeah, and don't forget that Steven whats-his-face is also insensitive . That's some industrial grade irony. If someone starts a contest for the stupidest comment on ...