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Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal Yesterday, 08:50 PM
Replies: 849
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Posted By 8enotto
So if I talk to Andrew Zimmern about a pickled...

So if I talk to Andrew Zimmern about a pickled toad entrails taco being delicious, and he agreed, do you want to try one? That guy eats old tires thrown in the ditch.

Your experts are woo...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal Yesterday, 03:15 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 8,528
Posted By 8enotto
Just need one. It stops at an alien visiting...

Just need one. It stops at an alien visiting him.
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal Yesterday, 12:25 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 8,528
Posted By 8enotto
No one is clear headed just after waking up from...

No one is clear headed just after waking up from a deep sleep. It was 4am and the notification from the power company woke you up. So the event had pretty much passed by the time you were aware of...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 9th August 2022, 07:56 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 8,528
Posted By 8enotto
Lol. I had thought of that but just wasn't going...

Lol. I had thought of that but just wasn't going there.
Some of the UFO event claims made popular by woo tv come with folks that were compelled to do some rather strange things afterwards. A few...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 9th August 2022, 10:27 AM
Replies: 849
Views: 8,528
Posted By 8enotto
Ok cdelphi, let's say it was alien contact and...

Ok cdelphi, let's say it was alien contact and every idea you offer is correct.

These aliens came, did a wireless recharge of the iSaucer and scanned your back yard. Basically giving you five...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 8th August 2022, 06:16 AM
Replies: 849
Views: 8,528
Posted By 8enotto
Ok, more wasted keystrokes. What was the...

Ok, more wasted keystrokes.

What was the weather and phase of the moon that night?

Partly cloudy with a near full moon could give you that blurred orange glow (moon behind a cloud) photo. ...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 8th August 2022, 05:15 AM
Replies: 849
Views: 8,528
Posted By 8enotto
The LED headlamp for my bike can shine a solid...

The LED headlamp for my bike can shine a solid light on to the house 100 feet away. It cost less than 20 bucks. Lots of folks will go outside at the outset of a power outage to look for a cause. ...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 7th August 2022, 08:20 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 8,528
Posted By 8enotto
Then file it as "needs further investigation "...

Then file it as "needs further investigation " and say you don't know yet. Nothing bad about waiting for something solid.

Plenty of odd events in everyone's lives they cannot fully explain. ...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 7th August 2022, 07:51 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 8,528
Posted By 8enotto
Cjdelphi, using the Giorgio/Jaime Maussan...

Cjdelphi, using the Giorgio/Jaime Maussan approach to evidence isn't a good idea.

You have presented a video and explained it second for second to a foregone conclusion. Your admitted pet...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 6th August 2022, 06:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By 8enotto
Recently there is a heap of hardship being laid...

Recently there is a heap of hardship being laid out between floods and drought just in the US.

It hurts now but in the future less homes will be built on floodplains and people can be better...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 5th August 2022, 08:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,243
Posted By 8enotto
Ok, some time well spent on YouTube has revealed...

Ok, some time well spent on YouTube has revealed in some markets I can possibly buy a used modern minicomputer for about the same money as getting these old clunkers looked at. Possibly even...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 5th August 2022, 07:00 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 2,782
Posted By 8enotto
Dark needs light to be properly defined. One is...

Dark needs light to be properly defined. One is the extreme of the other.

Good demands an extreme opposite if good is very powerful like a god. ( But always a tad weaker and later evil being...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 3rd August 2022, 11:00 PM
Replies: 1,318
Views: 115,468
Posted By 8enotto
Thank you for explaining that. I can see where...

Thank you for explaining that. I can see where that becomes a lifetime journey for the faithful.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 3rd August 2022, 10:32 PM
Replies: 1,318
Views: 115,468
Posted By 8enotto
What is this "test of faith"?

What is this "test of faith"?
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 3rd August 2022, 09:57 PM
Replies: 1,318
Views: 115,468
Posted By 8enotto
Oh yeah, I got that same love from jesus after...

Oh yeah, I got that same love from jesus after not so politely asking a fundy to stop trying to convert me.
It's also a polite and superior way of telling someone to #### themselves too. He was a...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 3rd August 2022, 09:24 PM
Replies: 1,318
Views: 115,468
Posted By 8enotto
Harry Potter pulls the same weight as Jesus here.

Harry Potter pulls the same weight as Jesus here.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 3rd August 2022, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1,318
Views: 115,468
Posted By 8enotto
I just sent a BoM off to recycle in a two ton...

I just sent a BoM off to recycle in a two ton pile of paper at work

My boss is getting real value from that one. A tiny bit of money.
Reading it never crossed my mind.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 1st August 2022, 10:34 PM
Replies: 1,318
Views: 115,468
Posted By 8enotto
Billy, folks out of a religion or always outside...

Billy, folks out of a religion or always outside of religion tend to be more objective, more open to all sources of data without regard for dogma.

You may believe all the teachings and respect the...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 1st August 2022, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By 8enotto
I just watch TV preachers and blindly believe...

I just watch TV preachers and blindly believe everything they say.
It's all I need to know.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 28th July 2022, 11:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 739
Posted By 8enotto
Alternative fuels that would be local to each...

Alternative fuels that would be local to each area as cheap and maybe waste products of local industry.
Even methane gas from landfill areas.

Wood, agricultural wastes and even household waste. ...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 28th July 2022, 06:10 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 5,958
Posted By 8enotto
The problem with self declaration of an identity...

The problem with self declaration of an identity is it isn't always obvious to anyone else.

Some guy identifies as a woman, Loopy Lou says he is the Messiah returned.
Most people they come in...
Forum: USA Politics 27th July 2022, 12:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,581
Posted By 8enotto
Extinct is extinct, I am not picky with this bola...

Extinct is extinct, I am not picky with this bola de idiotas.
Forum: USA Politics 27th July 2022, 09:09 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,581
Posted By 8enotto
Gee, the faithful aren't enough support or...

Gee, the faithful aren't enough support or generous enough to save thier thought process?

To see them go the way of the dodo with Q, Alex Jones and the insurrection supporters is funny.
Forum: Computers and the Internet 26th July 2022, 02:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 506
Posted By 8enotto
Android service in Mexico is self service. Buy...

Android service in Mexico is self service. Buy it wherever and use it. If it has problems find a trusted shop and pay thier bill. If the issue is fatal somehow go buy another and move your chip...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 24th July 2022, 08:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,243
Posted By 8enotto
Shepherd, I used to be able to find a collection...

Shepherd, I used to be able to find a collection of every version of Firefox. I used to have to run a then ancient version on my old desktop units a decade ago.
So it should still be possible.

I...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 24th July 2022, 07:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,243
Posted By 8enotto
Wednesday I get a refurbished Andy 11 phone back....

Wednesday I get a refurbished Andy 11 phone back. That's my modern option and by far the cheap one. Very easy to get big memory in it. The SD cards are easy to get.
But, no USB, mouse or...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 24th July 2022, 05:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,243
Posted By 8enotto
I got my diploma in building bike wheels, picking...

I got my diploma in building bike wheels, picking simple locks from YouTube U. Currently learning gold refining there.

When I get any computer up and working that is where I will try to learn to...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 24th July 2022, 04:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,243
Posted By 8enotto
Whatever was on the Timex-Sinclair 1000 is the...

Whatever was on the Timex-Sinclair 1000 is the last os I came close to understanding.

Everything after that I just got good enough at navigation in the GUI.

Most users never learned much...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 24th July 2022, 01:29 PM
Replies: 1,099
Views: 187,894
Posted By 8enotto
Alex could have claimed it was Count Chocula and...

Alex could have claimed it was Count Chocula and Capt. Crunch and not hurt his credibility with the faithful. Nor harm it more with his detractors.

They won't pony up to save him in the end but...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 22nd July 2022, 08:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,243
Posted By 8enotto
How are load times on the old machine? I can...

How are load times on the old machine?
I can compare a Andy4.4 tablet to an Andy 9 phone and there is a notable lag, but nothing irritating.

No I didn't time it but just noted it takes longer....
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 22nd July 2022, 06:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 780
Posted By 8enotto
But, to make any supernatural experience more...

But, to make any supernatural experience more possible there are several key ingredients.

Rehash ancient gobbledegook of anything similar

Lower standards of evidence to "I feel....." or "in my...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 19th July 2022, 05:52 PM
Replies: 621
Views: 9,297
Posted By 8enotto
And "they" don't care enough to respond.

And "they" don't care enough to respond.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 18th July 2022, 10:03 PM
Replies: 621
Views: 9,297
Posted By 8enotto
Please be less obtuse about this. We are not...

Please be less obtuse about this. We are not asking, suggesting or demanding you stop posting.
We were trying to root out why you are so obsessed with this.

And you finally told us. Religion...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 18th July 2022, 08:26 PM
Replies: 621
Views: 9,297
Posted By 8enotto
Then take it to politics section?

Then take it to politics section?
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 18th July 2022, 06:43 PM
Replies: 621
Views: 9,297
Posted By 8enotto
Why do non believers care a fictional character...

Why do non believers care a fictional character lied while performing in it's own fiction?

Is this really worth the obsession you dedicate to it?
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 16th July 2022, 08:32 PM
Replies: 621
Views: 9,297
Posted By 8enotto
Yeah, we are getting pretty close to imaginary...

Yeah, we are getting pretty close to imaginary and fictional with that, aren't we?

Shouting QED!!! so often is starting to hurt your own credibility. You haven't proven a bloody thing yet.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 16th July 2022, 08:19 PM
Replies: 621
Views: 9,297
Posted By 8enotto
So he has an etherical place to stay that only a...

So he has an etherical place to stay that only a believer can explain, but no way to show it to anyone else. Only another unconfirmed claim.

Seems a bit off the scale of testable and repeatable ...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 16th July 2022, 07:48 PM
Replies: 621
Views: 9,297
Posted By 8enotto
Can any of those 2.6 billion folks give an...

Can any of those 2.6 billion folks give an address or tell us what kind of car he has?

I will bet he hasn't been spotted by any of them except on toast or a grilled cheese sandwich either.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 15th July 2022, 06:41 AM
Replies: 621
Views: 9,297
Posted By 8enotto
Fiction is as fiction does. In this case too...

Fiction is as fiction does.

In this case too many authors with way too much time muddled up the plot horribly.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 14th July 2022, 06:07 AM
Replies: 621
Views: 9,297
Posted By 8enotto
[QUOTE=Leumas;13855231]A Greek orthodox priest...

[QUOTE=Leumas;13855231]A Greek orthodox priest with his own church... a Methodist reverend with his own church... with a catholic priest at my old school... with a nun at my old school... with a...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 13th July 2022, 10:25 PM
Replies: 621
Views: 9,297
Posted By 8enotto
Don't even have access to a bible and don't see a...

Don't even have access to a bible and don't see a point to debating with memes.

Besides, other than me not being militant in my lack of religion we are basically in agreement. Religion bad.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 13th July 2022, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1,681
Views: 150,867
Posted By 8enotto
If most people in Islamic hell are poor, that's...

If most people in Islamic hell are poor, that's not much incentive to convert.

Suffer a poor life, die a poor man. Suffer an eternity after that?
No thanks. Not worth all the grovelling to...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 12th July 2022, 06:56 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 4,329
Posted By 8enotto
Emre, I certainly can appreciate the quantity of...

Emre, I certainly can appreciate the quantity of work that went into writing this article.

But I didn't get past the first paragraph before I lost interest because I am not Muslim. I have no...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 12th July 2022, 06:35 AM
Replies: 621
Views: 9,297
Posted By 8enotto
My own father had convinced himself that he had...

My own father had convinced himself that he had established a near direct line to god himself. Not via Jesus but as his cult was more OT/Jewish in base via the bible. Which he knew inside out and...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 10th July 2022, 10:36 PM
Replies: 2,025
Views: 411,238
Posted By 8enotto
We found the bones of Lucy in Africa, we have...

We found the bones of Lucy in Africa, we have found "new" species in the depths of the oceans and we have physical evidence of them.

Yet bigfeetz lives in ever more reduced woodlands surrounded...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 8th July 2022, 07:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,243
Posted By 8enotto
The Dell is an early version with a removable...

The Dell is an early version with a removable base that has CD ROM and 3.5 floppy. That base doesn't seem to power up. The Gateway is later and only has built in CD-ROM drive. It looks modern.
...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 8th July 2022, 12:15 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,243
Posted By 8enotto
I have been on phones since the last desktop died...

I have been on phones since the last desktop died a decade ago from blackberry to Android 2,4,6 and 9 up to the present. Had a few Andy 4 tablets and the big issue in no USB ports to manage files to...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 7th July 2022, 09:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,243
Posted By 8enotto
I am not opposed to memory upgrades. If it can...

I am not opposed to memory upgrades. If it can be found in the correct format I most certainly will consider it. I even bump up my phones to drag more life out of them.

Thanks for the Linux...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 7th July 2022, 09:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,243
Posted By 8enotto
This is a real factor I have seen. Linux doesn't...

This is a real factor I have seen. Linux doesn't always have the range of formats depending on which it is, MS was out to force us to update to Win8 at the time and "fixed" my XP load to where it...
Forum: Computers and the Internet 7th July 2022, 08:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,243
Posted By 8enotto
I have used Linux on XP era desktop units before...

I have used Linux on XP era desktop units before and found it adequate. Not a lot more. It didn't kludge up the machines and was running Simplemachines forum software nicely.

I am told Linux...
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