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Old Today, 04:13 PM   #2041
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Originally Posted by acbytesla View Post
Same here. Also, I just looked up Taking a piss and taking the piss. According to various sources, both are used although 'the' seems more common in the UK.

You're taking the piss, mate
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Old Today, 04:19 PM   #2042
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That is my point. That print was good for exclusionary purposes only. That Vixen is willing to declare that it is BARD would be like Vixen saying that the beautiful blue sky I'm looking at now is actually Hot Pink because some color analyst says it is. The rest of us don't need someone to tell us what our own eyes can see.

Weird thing is (and especially in the light of how much Vixen enjoys appeals to authority (but only when those authorities chime with her own prejudices....)), not even the prosecutors in the Knox/Sollecito trials ever tried to claim that the bathmat partial print was a "BARD match" to Sollecito. They didn't even try to claim that the print was probably made by Sollecito.

The most they did was (based on nonsensical pseudoscience and extraordinarily poor/incompetent work from Rinaldi and Boemia) claim that the print was compatible with Sollecito and not with Guede. Vixen's opinion that the bathmat partial print was, beyond all reasonable doubt, made by Sollecito's foot is just one more illustration of the hopeless bias and inept reasoning which characterises almost all of her "arguments".
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Weird thing is (and especially in the light of how much Vixen enjoys appeals to authority (but only when those authorities chime with her own prejudices....)), not even the prosecutors in the Knox/Sollecito trials ever tried to claim that the bathmat partial print was a "BARD match" to Sollecito. They didn't even try to claim that the print was probably made by Sollecito.

The most they did was (based on nonsensical pseudoscience and extraordinarily poor/incompetent work from Rinaldi and Boemia) claim that the print was compatible with Sollecito and not with Guede. Vixen's opinion that the bathmat partial print was, beyond all reasonable doubt, made by Sollecito's foot is just one more illustration of the hopeless bias and inept reasoning which characterises almost all of her "arguments".
That's crap too. From my view it could have been either or neither. Rinaldi just told the prosecution what it wanted to hear.
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Originally Posted by acbytesla View Post
Same here. Also, I just looked up Taking a piss and taking the piss. According to various sources, both are used although 'the' seems more common in the UK. The meaning also seems to have evolved.

The Internet seems to be good for both starting and resolving an argument.
If you want to get your idioms right, then my accent is probably closest to Gordon Ramsey (but without the swearing).

'Taking the piss' is more Michael Caine in 'Get Carter'.
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Originally Posted by acbytesla View Post
That's crap too. From my view it could have been either or neither. Rinaldi just told the prosecution what it wanted to hear.
Don't be silly. Rinaldi & Boemia were not shy in rejecting some prints as not usable.

Being bent, as you claim, surely they would have pinned more on Rudy Guede.

You are deluding yourself if you sincerely believe the Forensic Police and the Fingerprint experts ignored their objective scientific training to fix it for the prosecution.
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Originally Posted by Vixen View Post
Don't be silly. Rinaldi & Boemia were not shy in rejecting some prints as not usable.

Being bent, as you claim, surely they would have pinned more on Rudy Guede.

You are deluding yourself if you sincerely believe the Forensic Police and the Fingerprint experts ignored their objective scientific training to fix it for the prosecution.
I saw what they did. Either incompetent or bent. Your choice.
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