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Forum: Computers and the Internet Today, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1,177
Views: 65,130
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Apparently in doctors', lawyers'. and real estate...

Apparently in doctors', lawyers'. and real estate agents' offices all over the world fax modems continue to whistle and beep away. My Brother printer/scanner has one built in but I've never tested...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories Today, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 106
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Eh? It is just unfortunate he did not convince...

Eh? It is just unfortunate he did not convince then all as they are still around today. :(

(see any number of YouTube videos)
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology Yesterday, 05:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,373
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
"If you do everything known to medical science,...

"If you do everything known to medical science, you can cure the common cold in 7 days. If you do nothing, it goes away in a week." Anon.

Everything I know about the CC I learnt from the research...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology Yesterday, 10:14 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,373
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
An update to "Bones in Space". Six months in...

An update to "Bones in Space".

Six months in space leads to a decade’s worth of long-term bone loss

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/space-bone-loss-density-astronaut-recovery-gravity


...
Forum: Computers and the Internet Yesterday, 09:38 AM
Replies: 1,177
Views: 65,130
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
I would have thought this to be true but is...

I would have thought this to be true but is anyone, anywhere using Wake-on-Modem (WoM) anymore? ;)
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology Yesterday, 06:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 557
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
National holiday today in Canada so probably...

National holiday today in Canada so probably tomorrow.
Forum: Computers and the Internet Yesterday, 06:37 AM
Replies: 1,177
Views: 65,130
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
One of the places I worked at had solved that...

One of the places I worked at had solved that problem by using WOL (qv). if you happened to be working after hours, you could be snapped to attention at 3 in the morning as all the computers in the...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th June 2022, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
I s'pose they could start here: "100+ "Carolyn...

I s'pose they could start here: "100+ "Carolyn Bryant" profiles | LinkedIn". :(
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 29th June 2022, 09:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 519
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
That's the Federal Carbon Tax on Propane. Only...

That's the Federal Carbon Tax on Propane. Only one component of the price.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 28th June 2022, 07:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 557
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
It's been a long time (Velikovsky died in 1979)...

It's been a long time (Velikovsky died in 1979) but my memory is it was about his crashing planets and how he was ill-done by the Establishment.

I do remember that Clarke told us of his three most...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 28th June 2022, 08:37 AM
Replies: 3,266
Views: 144,626
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Did the Dinosaurs Build Stonehenge? ...

Did the Dinosaurs Build Stonehenge?

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No. No. Wrong. This is the answer:

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Forum: Religion and Philosophy 28th June 2022, 08:27 AM
Replies: 3,266
Views: 144,626
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
I have only one question to ask, "How do you know...

I have only one question to ask, "How do you know you are right?"
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 28th June 2022, 08:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 557
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
To be absolutely fair (ha ha) I've never actually...

To be absolutely fair (ha ha) I've never actually read WiC but I've certainly read a deconstruction or two (Martin Gardner et al) and I met Velikovsky in person when he spoke to a meeting of computer...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 28th June 2022, 04:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 557
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
You all may joke but I've dusted off my copy...

You all may joke but I've dusted off my copy Immanuel Velikovsky's Worlds in Collision to try and figure out what happens next. You won't be laughing as much when Venus leaves her orbit and crashes...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 27th June 2022, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3,266
Views: 144,626
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
God Allah did it. His ways are mysterious and...

God Allah did it. His ways are mysterious and beyond human understanding.

(Just ribbing you.)
Forum: USA Politics 27th June 2022, 04:26 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,852
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
I JUST KNEW that's what got Flipper! ;)

I JUST KNEW that's what got Flipper! ;)
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 27th June 2022, 04:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 557
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Potentially Startling Astronomy News

Just noticed this

5 Planets Align in the Sky in Rare Formation

https://learningenglish.voanews.com/a/planets-align-in-the-sky-in-rare-formation/6630713.html

Nothing too unusual.

But the...
Forum: USA Politics 26th June 2022, 09:39 AM
Replies: 836
Views: 20,619
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Mr DeSantis, just pass a law that any Florida...

Mr DeSantis, just pass a law that any Florida citizen can shoot a any Disney employee at random for thinking out loud that abortion is a woman's right and that will fix the problem. :rolleyes:
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 26th June 2022, 09:35 AM
Replies: 3,266
Views: 144,626
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
You, Sir, pervert the Holy Word of the Lord. I,...

You, Sir, pervert the Holy Word of the Lord. I, however, correctly interpret His meaning.

:dl:
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th June 2022, 09:09 AM
Replies: 727
Views: 41,018
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
If you don't like linking Fox, how about Rolling...

If you don't like linking Fox, how about Rolling Stone?

https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-news/gabby-petito-brian-laundrie-murder-confession-1374075/
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 23rd June 2022, 06:06 AM
Replies: 3,266
Views: 144,626
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Not even sure what you are talking about as...

Not even sure what you are talking about as "pericarium" is not found on Google but you are claiming that one celled organisms have SOULS?

:( :confused: :rolleyes: and ;)
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 22nd June 2022, 07:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,135
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Yeh, Who do they think they are? The "History"...

Yeh, Who do they think they are? The "History" Channel? :covereyes
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 20th June 2022, 03:29 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,579
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Ah. Time for another classic episode of...

Ah. Time for another classic episode of Hinterland Who's Who
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And real beavers do not use AutoTune (qv).
Forum: USA Politics 20th June 2022, 01:54 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,852
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Can you say, "SATAN"? (Well a little...

Can you say, "SATAN"? (Well a little stretch.)
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 19th June 2022, 05:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 674
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Gord checks his sig. Hmm. Someone may have...

Gord checks his sig. Hmm. Someone may have already done that.
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 16th June 2022, 02:15 PM
Replies: 774
Views: 79,585
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Focus gentlemen. Focus.

Focus gentlemen. Focus.
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 16th June 2022, 09:05 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,579
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
It's a consortium. They're all in it together. ...

It's a consortium. They're all in it together. Plus, Prime Minister Trudeau (Pierre et Fils).
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 16th June 2022, 09:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,135
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Knuckleheads do what knuckleheads must do, I...

Knuckleheads do what knuckleheads must do, I 'spose. My turn in the barrel this week.

:deadhorse
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 16th June 2022, 05:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,135
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
To cheap to do it for yourself, eh? ...

To cheap to do it for yourself, eh?

https://letmegooglethat.com/?q=Beijing+Abnormal+University :p
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 16th June 2022, 05:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,135
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
It's even worse than we first thought! There...

It's even worse than we first thought!

There Could Be Four Hostile Civilizations in the Milky Way



Further;
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 15th June 2022, 10:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,135
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Big News About Aliens

Oh. Wow (qv)!

China says its giant 'Sky Eye' telescope may have picked up signals from alien civilizations

https://ca.news.yahoo.com/china-says-giant-sky-eye-111730384.html

Oh dear. ...
Forum: USA Politics 14th June 2022, 08:30 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 30,873
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Should that not be "restore American democracy"? ...

Should that not be "restore American democracy"? :confused:
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 13th June 2022, 08:38 PM
Replies: 774
Views: 79,585
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
I have no argument with any of that. And I...

I have no argument with any of that. And I assume that the Navy accepts that they are drones and not aliens from the planet Tralfamadore. :(
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 11th June 2022, 01:07 PM
Replies: 774
Views: 79,585
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Nice report. It answers many of the questions we...

Nice report. It answers many of the questions we have been asking here, including, "How come, with all the resources the US Government, they appear to be so clueless?" Apparently they are not and...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 11th June 2022, 05:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,012
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Not a single Fan death reported in Canada in the...

Not a single Fan death reported in Canada in the last ten years. We must be doing something right! :duck:
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 10th June 2022, 05:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,012
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Amusingly enough (for various degrees of...

Amusingly enough (for various degrees of amusing), the comments break down into two categories - 1. This is the most wonderful truth telling doctor ever to speak up, and, 2. You didn't factor in...
Forum: USA Politics 9th June 2022, 08:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,650
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
I'll counter with Phil Ochs. 0nFvhhCulaw

I'll counter with Phil Ochs. 0nFvhhCulaw
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 9th June 2022, 08:26 PM
Replies: 774
Views: 79,585
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
This just in -- Report from Reuters: NASA to...

This just in -- Report from Reuters:

NASA to form scientific team to study UFOs

https://www.reuters.com/lifestyle/science/nasa-form-scientific-team-study-ufos-2022-06-09/



Sounds about...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 7th June 2022, 07:42 AM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 216,827
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
If this has been posted in this thread before, my...

If this has been posted in this thread before, my apologies. But it reduced me to tears.

00GkY564uUg

:crazy:
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 7th June 2022, 06:59 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 8,912
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
If you wander over to some of the discussions...

If you wander over to some of the discussions taking place elsewhere on the Internet, particularly those with "lawyers" posting, you'll see posts like: "Musk waived business due diligence in making...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 6th June 2022, 07:17 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 4,988
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
I didn't check but the USS Nautilus (SSN-571) and...

I didn't check but the USS Nautilus (SSN-571) and they saw nothing . . . . unless, of course, there are . . . in on it too. :scared:
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 6th June 2022, 05:30 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 8,912
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
I'd love to see the text of the law he thinks...

I'd love to see the text of the law he thinks they are violating. Presumably some sort of consumer protection act?
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 6th June 2022, 02:20 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 5,067
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
"The best cure for Christianity is reading the...

"The best cure for Christianity is reading the bible." -Mark Twain :thumbsup:
Forum: History, Literature, and the Arts 6th June 2022, 08:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 481
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
I remember where my almost-three-year old self...

I remember where my almost-three-year old self was in the early morning of June 6, 1944. I was standing in the backyard at my home in Gloucester with my Dad as waves of planes, heading south, flew...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 5th June 2022, 09:14 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 5,067
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
I tried that once at a Catholic hospital in...

I tried that once at a Catholic hospital in Ottawa. I told the nun at admitting I was an atheist and peered at what she had written. It looked like a "A". I said, "If you write an "A" they'll...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 3rd June 2022, 05:36 PM
Replies: 506
Views: 53,638
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
After a bit-o-Googling I found that, contrary to...

After a bit-o-Googling I found that, contrary to what I thought, it is possible in Canada to get out of paying back your student loan. Declaring bankruptcy won't do it. However, you'll have to pay...
Forum: USA Politics 2nd June 2022, 06:09 PM
Replies: 3,406
Views: 270,585
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Won't work. See the documentary Canadian Bacon. ...

Won't work. See the documentary Canadian Bacon. :whistling
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 2nd June 2022, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 216,827
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Plead to God that you do not end up like Canada...

Plead to God that you do not end up like Canada where the election of a populist government stalled metrication half way though the process. People have died and the cost and confusion of running...
Forum: Education 1st June 2022, 08:25 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,996
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
Oh, for ****'s sake: Statement regarding...

Oh, for ****'s sake:

Statement regarding grading practices

https://www.oprfhs.org/news/1742090/statement-regarding-grading-practices

In full:

I have no other comment I would be permitted...
Forum: USA Politics 31st May 2022, 11:33 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,747
Posted By Gord_in_Toronto
"expands mightily", surely? :eek:

"expands mightily", surely? :eek:
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