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Old 30th August 2019, 10:41 PM   #3041
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Originally Posted by Malicex View Post
Hi.

I used to frequent the JREF Forum a long time ago. I decided it was time to re-join the forum.
Welcome back. What was your previous name?(e.g. Would any of us recognize you?) If you had to register under a new name maybe make a post to one of the mods advising them of the details so you don't get mistaken for a sockpuppet of your former self.
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Old 31st August 2019, 08:46 AM   #3042
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Originally Posted by Foolmewunz View Post
Welcome back. What was your previous name?(e.g. Would any of us recognize you?) If you had to register under a new name maybe make a post to one of the mods advising them of the details so you don't get mistaken for a sockpuppet of your former self.
I think it was the same name as now. I made 200-350 posts. I mostly read. I think I was most active around The Amazing Meeting 3.
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Old 4th September 2019, 01:22 PM   #3043
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Hello. This seems like a good place to make my first post.
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Old 4th September 2019, 05:10 PM   #3044
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Originally Posted by PhotoMatt View Post
Hello. This seems like a good place to make my first post.
Hello back.
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Old 6th September 2019, 01:09 PM   #3045
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I like moonlit walks on the beach (Yes the moon humans have been to), books not written by Ayn Rand and history (the history where JFK was killed by a single person and Nazi's didn't build a secret base on the aforementioned moon.)

My turn-offs include: people who use the word "toxin" as defined by the quackery and alt-medicine community, Chemophobia and "woo" of any sort.

I occasionally struggle with myself for wishing there actually was a Hell for people who believe in Creationism of any sort.

Also F* the Oxford Comma.
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Old 8th September 2019, 05:40 PM   #3046
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Originally Posted by BinDerSmokDat View Post
I like moonlit walks on the beach (Yes the moon humans have been to), books not written by Ayn Rand and history (the history where JFK was killed by a single person and Nazi's didn't build a secret base on the aforementioned moon.)

My turn-offs include: people who use the word "toxin" as defined by the quackery and alt-medicine community, Chemophobia and "woo" of any sort.

I occasionally struggle with myself for wishing there actually was a Hell for people who believe in Creationism of any sort.

Also F* the Oxford Comma.
Hey, welcome aboard. We don't have a whole lot of regular woo believers showing up, so I've taken my "foodie" debunking over to Quora. You have to be much more polite but it's such a ripe environment. I started out just commenting on coffee culture but in any thread about coffee or tea you'll always get the Green Tea and Miracle of Green Coffee Extract crowd peddling their petunias. My favorite red flags:

Toxins and Anti-Toxins
Anti-Oxidants
Superfoods

Any one of them is liable to set me off, but you have to be careful because their Be Nice/Be Polite rule is much more stringent than we have here. Plus, answerers can simply block you from commenting on their lies. I usually respond directly to one of the woo peddlers but then put in a full answer of my own to avoid directly addressing and/or insulting a member.

Welcome aboard. We still have the occasional old school skeptical debunking thread in General Skepticism and the Paranormal, but nothing like our heyday when James Randi's name attracted the rhetorical gunslingers.
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Old 17th September 2019, 01:19 AM   #3047
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Hi this is John from Garden City. Joined yesterday, I love philosophical reads in my leisure time. Hope to contribute to the forum

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Old 17th September 2019, 01:20 AM   #3048
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Hi John from Garden City. I'm sure you'll find a lot of interesting discussions here.
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Old 29th September 2019, 11:41 PM   #3049
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Hello! I am Ulf from Norway. I have been reading this forum for some time and finally decided to join. I am especially interested in the philosophy, religion, science and politics forums. I describe myself as social democrat and atheist. I voted green in the last local election, though.
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Old 30th September 2019, 12:23 AM   #3050
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Hello Ulf. We're pleased to have you join us.
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Old 1st October 2019, 05:48 AM   #3051
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Cool Hi :)

My name's Aadil, I'm 14 years old and I live in a country where we keep all of our doors open! I am centre-left wing so I have moderate opions about most issues

I like politics and debating and love to prove people wrong!
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Old 1st October 2019, 12:37 PM   #3052
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Originally Posted by ShortHaxYT View Post
My name's Aadil, I'm 14 years old and I live in a country where we keep all of our doors open! I am centre-left wing so I have moderate opions about most issues

Doesn't that get a bit cold in the winter?

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I like politics and debating and love to prove people wrong!

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Old 1st October 2019, 05:31 PM   #3053
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Originally Posted by quadraginta View Post
Doesn't that get a bit cold in the winter?









https://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/duty_calls.png


I thought you would guess the country. That’s just a stereotype/joke about Canada! The last one is true but I don’t do it online I do it in real life


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Old 14th October 2019, 04:36 AM   #3054
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Is there a welcome back thread?
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Old 14th October 2019, 04:40 AM   #3055
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Is there a welcome back thread?
For YOU??!! Hell, yes!!!

http://www.internationalskeptics.com...d.php?t=339608


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It's not that liberals have become less tolerant. It's that conservatives have become more intolerable.

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Old 14th October 2019, 05:51 AM   #3056
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Is there a welcome back thread?
You made it! Awesome. Cheers, Rob.
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Old 14th October 2019, 06:15 AM   #3057
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Welcome back, and I just noticed for the first time that your avatar foot taps, which reminds me to wonder what ever became of Paul Hoff.
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Old 14th October 2019, 06:42 AM   #3058
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Welcome back, and I just noticed for the first time that your avatar foot taps, which reminds me to wonder what ever became of Paul Hoff.
He's alive and well in Facebook.
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Old 14th October 2019, 03:14 PM   #3059
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A gracious hello.
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Old 17th October 2019, 01:50 PM   #3061
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Hello all. I am wondering why I don't have access to the "members only" parts of the forum. My User CP tells me I have been a member since 2002. And now I feel damn old.

Any ideas?
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Old 17th October 2019, 09:19 PM   #3062
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Hello all. I am wondering why I don't have access to the "members only" parts of the forum. My User CP tells me I have been a member since 2002. And now I feel damn old.

Any ideas?

Double secret probation?

PM Darat. It's probably just a database glitch, and he can get it sorted out.
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Old 21st October 2019, 08:24 PM   #3063
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Old 22nd October 2019, 12:30 AM   #3064
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Old 2nd December 2019, 07:18 AM   #3065
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Hi Guys! Catherine from Anderson Funeral Directors here. you have some great topic feeds, feel free to say hi!
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Old 2nd December 2019, 10:47 AM   #3067
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But you're no guy. Except colloquially. So no. Unless colloquially.

Hey, Catherine. I'm free, and feel it.

Welcome to the forums! They do say that this place is dying, but don't you believe them ... Wait, funeral directors, did you say?!
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Hi friends, I am new here to gain some knowledge. Guide me guys!
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Well, first you'll need to log on to the International Skeptics Forum...
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