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  1. Thread: It`s hot!

    by Reiku
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    Hmm, why exactly is a fan better for the...

    Hmm, why exactly is a fan better for the environment than an air conditioner?

    I always thought the problem was how much electrcity they used, and therefore, how much pollution the power plants let...
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    Poll: Try working out. Doesn't have to be anything...

    Try working out. Doesn't have to be anything fancy, but just a slight increase in your daily physical activity can help you drop weight fairly quickly. Maybe take up jogging or just park your car a...
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    Poll: Well, infamy isn't about how bad you were, but...

    Well, infamy isn't about how bad you were, but about how many people remember it--in that respect, Hitler wins hands down. Ask the average 12-year old who Stalin or Mussolini or Mao are, and they'll...
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    Poll: Actually, I was refering to the use of the word...

    Actually, I was refering to the use of the word "vegitarian" as it is used to describe the diets of various animal species, as I'm fairly certain this use came first.

    The term "vegitarian" refers...
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    Well, that about sums up my thoughts on the...

    Well, that about sums up my thoughts on the vegitarian issue:

    In spite of massive contradictory evidence, some vegitarians insist that everyone should adopt their lifestyle and beliefs because...
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    Sticky: The idea has it's merits--but ultimately I think...

    The idea has it's merits--but ultimately I think it defeats the purpose of a public forum.

    If you want to communiate or discuss something with only a select group, you should use PM's or e-mail....
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    Poll: Well, we have just about everything here, food...

    Well, we have just about everything here, food wise--one of the advantages of being a mongrel culture--but some things you have to look for. I'm not familliar with marmite, so I'd guess it's one of...
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    Poll: My only real code of diet is: "If it doesn't...

    My only real code of diet is: "If it doesn't taste good, don't eat it again."

    I don't really have the money to eat as healthily as I'd like--subsisting primarily on instant ramens--but I try to...
  9. Thread: Meet Your Meat

    by Reiku
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    I'm going to deny that PETA has had success in...

    I'm going to deny that PETA has had success in alleviating animal suffering:

    For every cow, chicken, or pig they save, there's a hundred omnivorous humans they've tortured with their continuous...
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    Poll: Hmm... ...well, I do find it hard to forgive...

    Hmm...

    ...well, I do find it hard to forgive people--vengeance is just in my nature I guess.

    But personally I find a good (and true) excuse to be better than an apology, though usually I'll...
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    Well, it varies from person to person... ...

    Well, it varies from person to person...

    Myself, I've always felt older than I was when I was younger, and now that I'm old I feel younger than I am...

    ...hmm, maybe I hit a reincarnation...
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    Yeah, that one was a much better campaign--too...

    Yeah, that one was a much better campaign--too bad it didnt cach on with the general public. :evil:
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    I prefered the "I'd rather show my buns than wear...

    I prefered the "I'd rather show my buns than wear fur" campaign.
  14. Thread: Meet Your Meat

    by Reiku
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    Yeah, I thought it was hillarious myself--but I'm...

    Yeah, I thought it was hillarious myself--but I'm a twistedly evil bastard.

    What was really funny is that this woman is an almost sickeningly devout and goody-goody christian--we were in the...
  15. Thread: Meet Your Meat

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    Well, there is a point to be made for the...

    Well, there is a point to be made for the argument that if you're going to kill something you've already made the decision that it's rights are not important.

    I'm not trying to say what's right...
  16. Thread: Common Sense?

    by Reiku
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    That reminds me--the word usage problem is...

    That reminds me--the word usage problem is especially bad when you have to translate across languages. Many Japanese martial arts terms do not show up in alomst any dictionary or translation...
  17. Thread: Common Sense?

    by Reiku
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    FYI, using the back button sometimes recovers...

    FYI, using the back button sometimes recovers your text on a borked post--then you can just cut and paste to try posting it again.

    You're right about the "common sense vs common knowlege" though....
  18. Thread: Common Sense?

    by Reiku
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    Common Sense?

    Common sense, I run afoul of this alot.

    (Lord is that going to be quoted out of context :relief: )

    To clarify, I run into situations where "Common Sense" is in fact "Common Ignorance."

    For...
  19. Poll: Exactly. The problem is that instinct and...

    Exactly.

    The problem is that instinct and morality do not always agree with one another. Taking advantage is morally wrong in any form, but it can be nessecary for the survival of an individual or...
  20. Poll: So, troll--or just naturally bigoted? Either...

    So, troll--or just naturally bigoted?

    Either way, you really should stop getting your info on arabs from my country's TV programs, yukon. :blush:
  21. Poll: Um, I hate to be the one to tell you this--but...

    Um, I hate to be the one to tell you this--but some people like that too. It's referred to as "scat", and if you ever do a google search for that word--while looking for the South. County. Area....
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    Poll: Actually, I've never read Nietzsche--although I...

    Actually, I've never read Nietzsche--although I have heard his oft-quoted "God is dead, and we killed him" bit.

    Personally, I disagree. I think god is a jerk--and we're just like him. :blush:

    ...
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    Poll: Well, the problem isn't semantics--the problem is...

    Well, the problem isn't semantics--the problem is some of us honestly see the world in radically different ways.

    For example, I'm trying not to get annoyed at Tokis-Phoenix for his continued...
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    Poll: >Sigh< Can't a guy say anything these days...

    >Sigh<

    Can't a guy say anything these days without being accused of supporting terrorism? :blush:

    You miss my point, I'm not saying the ends justify the means--I'm saying that a person who...
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    Poll: Of course looks matter, they aren't...

    Of course looks matter, they aren't everything--and when you're in a relationship they can eventually come to mean almost nothing--but they do matter.

    I get sick of all these people saying "looks...
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