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Old 4th December 2011, 02:24 PM   #1
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[Mods, maybe this belongs in the humor section - move as appropriate]

In the grand tradition of the old YKYBHTLW usenet threads and inspired by Wolfman's recent meta-trolls, I present ...

You Know You've Been Debunking Conspiracy Theories Too Long When ...


- (Sadly a true story) You drive by an International House of Pancakes and wonder "What It Happened on Purpose?"

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Old 4th December 2011, 02:34 PM   #2
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I once told my wife during a particularly heated argument that she didn't know what she was talking about and was making an argument from simple incredulity.

She was not amused.
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Old 4th December 2011, 03:01 PM   #3
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You associate "Trading Places" primarily with Aaron Russo.
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Old 4th December 2011, 03:23 PM   #4
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You're in the middle of an argument, and you're hoping JayUtah will chime in with a devastatingly appropriate smack-down.

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Old 4th December 2011, 03:32 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by Mr.D View Post
[Mods, maybe this belongs in the humor section - move as appropriate]

In the grand tradition of the old YKYBHTLW usenet threads and inspired by Wolfman's recent meta-trolls, I present ...

You Know You've Been Debunking Conspiracy Theories Too Long When ...


- (Sadly a true story) You drive by an International House of Pancakes and wonder "What It Happened on Purpose?"

Feel free to add your own.
You can not only anticipate their arguments but can articulate them better than they can.
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Old 4th December 2011, 03:47 PM   #6
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You look for a quote button in an argument.....
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Old 4th December 2011, 03:49 PM   #7
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Every time you see fire bring down a steel structure you think "see, that's what happens!"
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Old 4th December 2011, 06:24 PM   #8
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Old 4th December 2011, 06:58 PM   #9
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Your wife tells you there are termites in the basement and you say "NO! There CAN'T be! People would have SEEN them being planted!"
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Old 5th December 2011, 04:47 AM   #10
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"Evidence?"
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Old 5th December 2011, 07:20 AM   #11
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When you use nothing but copies of loose change for target practice.

When you order toilet paper with alex jones' face on it.

You refer to unpleasant craps as " busting an avery"

You get a "Magic Bullet" blender for christmas and storm out of the room angrily.

You are violently angry toward any wrestling referee that doesn't notice a " Pearl Harbor".

You make fun of so many Ct videos, the MST3K fellows send you a copyright infringement notice.

You believe that not only 2pac is dead, but is probably going to return somewhat like the crow to stop the CT docs about him.
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Old 6th December 2011, 02:48 AM   #12
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To be honest, whenever I see on TV some mention of the events of 9/11 without any reference to the conspiracy theories, I have to smirk as I imagine some little internet warrior going apoplectic at the tv screen.
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Old 6th December 2011, 06:46 AM   #13
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... when you watch Stone's JFK, by yourself, recovering from heart surgery and get up and start arguing with the infamous Garrison's Closing Argument scene.

This actually happened. After my bypass, I watched it again after a number of years of A) not having watched it again and B) arguing with the conspirabots here. You guys would've been proud of me! I tore him to shreds and the idiot couldn't offer anything in rebuttal. (Unfortunately, I didn't film the whole thing for YouTube but you can watch his losing side of the debate if you have a copy. Believe me, ... I kicked BUTT!)
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