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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 29th June 2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 1,806
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Posted By Slayhamlet
By 'lubrication' do you mean anything but a bit...

By 'lubrication' do you mean anything but a bit of saliva?
Forum: USA Politics 13th May 2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 12,016
Posted By Slayhamlet
It certainly can. She's schizo...

It certainly can. She's schizo (http://journalstar.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/video-of-testifier-s-anti-gay-words-goes-viral-but/article_82ec7104-4062-5988-8e56-8effde1ff202.html).
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 3rd May 2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 7,028
Views: 647,394
Posted By Slayhamlet
Assuming you mean "what would the correct phrase...

Assuming you mean "what would the correct phrase be?", argumentum ad communem opinionem should work.
Forum: USA Politics 24th April 2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,976
Posted By Slayhamlet
Or with LDS, for that matter?

Or with LDS, for that matter?
Forum: History, Literature, and the Arts 12th March 2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,316
Posted By Slayhamlet
litus Saxonicum.

litus Saxonicum.
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 12th March 2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 14,008
Posted By Slayhamlet
It's the same camera. There's a gap in the film,...

It's the same camera. There's a gap in the film, as one can easily tell from the nonsensical audio.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 4th February 2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 614
Views: 23,132
Posted By Slayhamlet
Um, you didn't use the term Western in your...

Um, you didn't use the term Western in your original statement. Zooterkin was the one to introduce that term, and moreover he did so with a disjunctive conjunction between it and 'civilized', which...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 3rd February 2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 614
Views: 23,132
Posted By Slayhamlet
Are you seriously not aware that the death...

Are you seriously not aware that the death penalty is still used in Japan and South Korea? Or do they not count as "civilised"?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th December 2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 980
Views: 45,071
Posted By Slayhamlet
Apparently a U.S. based "vigilante group" thinks...

Apparently a U.S. based "vigilante group" thinks Big Man could have used a little better training:


...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th December 2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,905
Posted By Slayhamlet
It's a common idiom....

It's a common idiom. (http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/in+the+grand+scheme+of+things)
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 12th December 2011, 11:58 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,787
Posted By Slayhamlet
While you're correct that there are laws against...

While you're correct that there are laws against flag desecration still in the books (i.e. they haven't been repealed by Congress), you needn't worry about them. They've been stuck down by the...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th November 2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 26,021
Posted By Slayhamlet
The forum does support nested quotes, actually....

The forum does support nested quotes, actually. It's just that the automatic quote function automatically deletes nested quotes in order to prevent the quote stacking phenomenon that makes some...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 5th October 2011, 04:28 PM
Replies: 16,117
Views: 1,255,536
Posted By Slayhamlet
If there had been foot whipping it probably would...

If there had been foot whipping it probably would have come out by now. They removed his shoes presumably to match them to the bloody footprint (which they did, erroneously of course). I think his...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 5th October 2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 16,117
Views: 1,255,536
Posted By Slayhamlet
He's saying that no one besides Rudy knows if...

He's saying that no one besides Rudy knows if there were others involved or who they were.

I disagree and think we can know with a fair degree of confidence that Rudy acted alone. Of course we...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 4th October 2011, 01:15 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 22,709
Posted By Slayhamlet
You need two sides for a debate. Do you know of...

You need two sides for a debate. Do you know of any other obvious miscarriages of justice with a large number of people willing to argue for guilt? Let us know.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd October 2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 16,117
Views: 1,255,536
Posted By Slayhamlet
Pubblico ministero, i.e. public prosecutor.

Pubblico ministero, i.e. public prosecutor.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd October 2011, 05:50 AM
Replies: 16,117
Views: 1,255,536
Posted By Slayhamlet
CosmicDP is a random troll. I know you'd like to...

CosmicDP is a random troll. I know you'd like to pretend he's a Knox supporter, but you'd be wrong.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd October 2011, 05:46 AM
Replies: 16,117
Views: 1,255,536
Posted By Slayhamlet
Can't you find some porn or something?

Can't you find some porn or something?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 4th September 2011, 01:30 AM
Replies: 16,117
Views: 1,255,536
Posted By Slayhamlet
Are you sure it isn't equally likely that a...

Are you sure it isn't equally likely that a translator might have taken some liberty to fix the poor style and make the letter more presentable in Italian? There's no rule that translators must take...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd September 2011, 11:39 PM
Replies: 16,117
Views: 1,255,536
Posted By Slayhamlet
To be honest, I don't see anything wrong with...

To be honest, I don't see anything wrong with that sentence, syntactically speaking. Granted, I have no idea what she is trying to convey semantically.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd September 2011, 11:10 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 11,413
Posted By Slayhamlet
The "4 dollars for thirty days" flat rate for...

The "4 dollars for thirty days" flat rate for (specially listed) generic drugs is a sales gimmick to get people to Walmart so they can spend money there buying other things. It isn't just...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th July 2011, 09:41 PM
Replies: 16,117
Views: 1,255,536
Posted By Slayhamlet
Oh yes, I agree completely. It was the Norfolk...

Oh yes, I agree completely. It was the Norfolk Four case that got me interested in false confessions in the first place. It's a fascinating and disturbingly counter-intuitive phenomenon.



I...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th July 2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 16,117
Views: 1,255,536
Posted By Slayhamlet
I don't really pay attention to Facebook outside...

I don't really pay attention to Facebook outside of a few friends, so I can't comment on that.



This view is hardly unique to the UK, though. Hasn't Alt+F4 been harping on this notion...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th July 2011, 08:55 PM
Replies: 16,117
Views: 1,255,536
Posted By Slayhamlet
If you're only reading comments from the tabloid...

If you're only reading comments from the tabloid press you're obviously going to get a distorted picture of British opinion. Their readers will be disproportionately skewed towards vengefulness and...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th July 2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 16,117
Views: 1,255,536
Posted By Slayhamlet
I haven't noticed any particular trend of...

I haven't noticed any particular trend of pro-guilt believers coming from the UK or any other country. Similarly, I see no preponderance of Americans arguing for innocence either (with the exception...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th July 2011, 10:44 PM
Replies: 16,117
Views: 1,255,536
Posted By Slayhamlet
Apologies for going off topic, but where are you...

Apologies for going off topic, but where are you getting these numbers from? I know Italy is among the worst of the western European states in terms of human rights abuses, but I'm quite skeptical...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 6th July 2011, 01:05 AM
Replies: 15,560
Views: 1,124,475
Posted By Slayhamlet
You have a number of facts wrong about the...

You have a number of facts wrong about the chloroform business, but this has all been addressed in detail by others in the Casey Anthony thread, so I won't repeat any of the arguments here.



To...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 6th July 2011, 12:15 AM
Replies: 15,560
Views: 1,124,475
Posted By Slayhamlet
Considering it was a death-qualified jury...

Considering it was a death-qualified jury (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death-qualified_jury), this whole line of thinking is utterly preposterous. It would, in fact, require a singularly unlikely...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th June 2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 15,560
Views: 1,124,475
Posted By Slayhamlet
Maybe a dingo ate her baby?

Maybe a dingo ate her baby?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th June 2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,140
Posted By Slayhamlet
If she went to a private Christian school, sure.

If she went to a private Christian school, sure.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th June 2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,384
Posted By Slayhamlet
Actually, to be even more pedantic, he'd be a...

Actually, to be even more pedantic, he'd be a cetaceacide.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,388
Posted By Slayhamlet
White sugar does indeed sound unfitting for...

White sugar does indeed sound unfitting for oatmeal, but I don't see the problem with mixing in a little brown sugar if you don't have any cinnamon. Otherwise it's pretty damn bland.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 21st June 2011, 06:47 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,670
Posted By Slayhamlet
The original source...

The original source (http://www.whatdoesitmean.com/index1493.htm) appears to be "Sorcha Faal", a well known Internet kook that even most tinfoilers regard as "disinfo". A search of the forums will...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 21st May 2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 15,560
Views: 1,124,475
Posted By Slayhamlet
That seems the mostly likely interpretation to...

That seems the mostly likely interpretation to me. In other words, the independent experts are reiterating their expectation of full cooperation from the scientific police in light of the somewhat...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 20th May 2011, 09:03 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 19,874
Posted By Slayhamlet
I'm going to go out on a limb here and suggest...

I'm going to go out on a limb here and suggest that you have an unrepresentative sample. His recent approval ratings in France are dismally low, though they haven't always been so bad.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 15th May 2011, 05:34 AM
Replies: 1,390
Views: 87,954
Posted By Slayhamlet
My only point was that it's impossible to have an...

My only point was that it's impossible to have an article in this case, so this particular instance can't mean much. I don't claim to know whether the adjective ναζαρηνός has anything to do with...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 15th May 2011, 03:23 AM
Replies: 1,390
Views: 87,954
Posted By Slayhamlet
That would be Kapyong.

That would be Kapyong.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 15th May 2011, 03:13 AM
Replies: 1,390
Views: 87,954
Posted By Slayhamlet
Is that the only place where the article is left...

Is that the only place where the article is left out? I ask because there's a perfectly obvious reason (to someone who knows Greek) why the article is missing here, at least: the name is in the...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 11th May 2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 15,560
Views: 1,124,475
Posted By Slayhamlet
Well, whoever DarkUFO is, he clearly has no idea...

Well, whoever DarkUFO is, he clearly has no idea what's going on.
Forum: USA Politics 11th May 2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,622
Posted By Slayhamlet
Not true. Though the etymology of Latin sincerus...

Not true. Though the etymology of Latin sincerus is somewhat unclear, the "without wax" (sine + cera) explanation is extremely dubious and not supported by historical linguistics.

Sorry for the...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 11th May 2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 15,560
Views: 1,124,475
Posted By Slayhamlet
Looks like a boilerplate response from some...

Looks like a boilerplate response from some Google employee who has no idea what Barry_T is talking about. Anyway, I doubt any questions will be answered there considering it appears to be a help...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 23rd April 2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 22,990
Posted By Slayhamlet
You're thinking of a different paper. ...

You're thinking of a different paper.

Anyway, this is CT garbage. I've requested that the mods move it to the correct forum.
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 18th April 2011, 11:32 PM
Replies: 970
Views: 96,745
Posted By Slayhamlet
I'm not sure where you got the idea that you were...

I'm not sure where you got the idea that you were part of the conversation. Had you followed it you'd know that they were discussing an American FOTL claim from the start. Perhaps you're confused by...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 13th April 2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 19,030
Posted By Slayhamlet
In that case (if I understand you correctly) your...

In that case (if I understand you correctly) your overall chances of winning the prize can be no greater than 1/2. Let me explain:

After Monty's coin lands on the "give contestant a choice" face...
Forum: History, Literature, and the Arts 8th April 2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 23,790
Posted By Slayhamlet
Er, just because those words are first attested...

Er, just because those words are first attested in Shakespeare's works doesn't necessarily mean he coined them, does it?
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 6th April 2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,379
Posted By Slayhamlet
I quite agree with hgc that this seems an...

I quite agree with hgc that this seems an exceptionally lame argument to make against Christians. However, it's interesting to note that the Jefferson Bible does away with the Old Testament...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 6th April 2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 22,585
Posted By Slayhamlet
Does a place where, say, 11-year-olds are pepper...

Does a place where, say, 11-year-olds are pepper sprayed still count as civilized?
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 6th April 2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,335
Posted By Slayhamlet
I think you mean "disingenuousness".

I think you mean "disingenuousness".
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 6th April 2011, 09:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,125
Posted By Slayhamlet
For domestic water heating and space...

For domestic water heating and space heating/cooling, you mean? No.

(Technically, though, it's still a renewable energy source regardless of whether it's sufficient.)
Forum: History, Literature, and the Arts 29th March 2011, 11:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,084
Posted By Slayhamlet
Using automated translation software* would sort...

Using automated translation software* would sort of defeat the purpose, don't you think? Vicipaedia is a place for modern-day Latin aficionados to practice writing in Latin, not a place for ancient...
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