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kuresu
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Message 76 of 113 (359883)
10-30-2006 2:28 PM
Reply to: Message 75 by truthlover
10-30-2006 2:25 PM


no wonder I've been so damn confused about you, TL.

coulda sworn you were a YECer, but your recent posts (that I've seen) were in total reverse--and I had the distinct memory that you were a YECist.

so are, or are you not, a YEC?

(hey, that rhymes with ICK. hmm, I wonder . . .):D


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Catholic Scientist
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Message 77 of 113 (359941)
10-30-2006 5:07 PM
Reply to: Message 30 by U can call me Cookie
02-20-2006 3:23 AM


U can call me Cookie
Once heard a friend singing a funny song (at least he tought it was), and this was the last line.

The sone is 'Fire Water Burn' by the Bloodhound Gang

quote:
Hello my name is Jimmy Pop and I'm a dumb white guy,
I'm not old or new but middle school fifth grade like junior high,
I don't know mofo if y'all peeps be buggin' give props to my ho cause she all fly,
But I can take the heat cause I'm the other white meat known as 'Kid Funky Fried',
Yeah I'm hung like planet Pluto hard to see with the naked eye,
But if I crashed into Uranus I would stick it where the sun don't shine,
Cause I'm kind of like Han Solo always stroking my own wookie,
I'm the root of all that's evil yeah but you can call me cookie

source
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Catholic Scientist
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Message 78 of 113 (359947)
10-30-2006 5:34 PM


I was raised Catholic.

I used to work in a lab and wore a lab coat. In the movie Half Baked, when Thurgood is mopping up in the medical research lab and the one guys says something like "Excuse me Janitor". Then Thurgood replied, "Yes Scientist." I thought it was really funny. Also, I have a Bachelors of Science degree and was working in a lab employing the scientific method, I figured I could call myself a scientist.

WRT evolution, as a Theistic Evolutionist, I wanted a name that reflected that belief, but was also accurate in who I was.

Also, I'm a Gemini and do feel like I have two parts to me. One side is more of a believer and the other side is more of a skeptic, so I wanted the name to reflect them, which usually oppose each other.

I think the EvC debate sometimes boils down to science versus religion. I support both sides.

One thing to note is that I chose Catholic Scientist and not something like Scientific Catholic. I don't think I could reject something that is scientifically sound for a religious belief. I'm a scientist in my beliefs, but a Catholic one, not a Catholic in my beliefs, but a scientific one. I haven't really rejected too much dogma, as I can usually accept both the religious and scientific explanations, because they normally don't seem mutually exclusive to me, and I don't really mind hand waving that much.


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truthlover
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Message 79 of 113 (359952)
10-30-2006 5:42 PM
Reply to: Message 76 by kuresu
10-30-2006 2:28 PM


so are, or are you not, a YEC?

Full-fledged theistic evolutionist. Belong to a Christian community, share everything, live life for Christ all the time, but we're ready to admit it's obvious evolution is true all the way down to the Australopithecenes-Homo habilis-Homo Erectus-Homo Sapien chain. From goo to you by way of the zoo works fine for us.


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U can call me Cookie
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Message 80 of 113 (360319)
11-01-2006 1:50 AM
Reply to: Message 77 by Catholic Scientist
10-30-2006 5:07 PM


Re: U can call me Cookie
This is pretty strange coz i just heard this song for the first time this weekend, and was gonna update my post to give the name of the song and the lyrics!

Thanks CS:D

ABE: the song is pretty funny btw.

Edited by U can call me Cookie, : No reason given.


"The good Christian should beware the mathematician and all those who make empty prophecies. The danger already exists that the mathematicians have made a covenant with the devil to darken the spirit and to confine man in the bonds of hell." - St. Augustine
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alacrity fitzhugh
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Message 81 of 113 (360491)
11-01-2006 2:31 PM
Reply to: Message 1 by SuperNintendo Chalmers
02-17-2006 2:47 PM


supernintendochalmers writes:

Where did your alias come from?

Brain Daley. It was this one or herbert Floyd


Look to this day, For yesterday is already a dream. And tomorrow only a vision. But today We lived, makes every Yesterday a dream of Happiness and every tomorrow A vision of hope. Look well there to This day.
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jar
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Message 82 of 113 (360516)
11-01-2006 4:23 PM
Reply to: Message 81 by alacrity fitzhugh
11-01-2006 2:31 PM


just a word of thanks
for your avatar. It is part of our history too seldom taught.

Thank you for reminding us.


Aslan is not a Tame Lion
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alacrity fitzhugh
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Message 83 of 113 (360583)
11-01-2006 8:56 PM
Reply to: Message 82 by jar
11-01-2006 4:23 PM


Re: just a word of thanks
jar writes:

for your avatar. It is part of our history too seldom taught.

Thank you for reminding us.

Your welcome, and thanks.


Look to this day, For yesterday is already a dream. And tomorrow only a vision. But today We lived, makes every Yesterday a dream of Happiness and every tomorrow A vision of hope. Look well there to This day.
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Message 84 of 113 (525228)
09-22-2009 2:40 PM


BUMP
Saw this old one while looking through back pages.

We've seen a lot of new members. I like reading about how people came up with their name.

Anyone want to share?


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Huntard
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Message 85 of 113 (525230)
09-22-2009 3:06 PM


I'm a Huntard!
Well I've explained at least once I think, but here it is again.

I play World Of Warcraft, and used to play a Hunter character there (Now a Death Knight). And because they are generally known as "Huntards" I decided to use that as my alias. Also, I wanted to see how many people without argument would use my name and call me "retard", it only happened once. Thank you again CFO, for confirming my suspicions.


I hunt for the truth
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Larni
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Message 86 of 113 (525238)
09-22-2009 4:33 PM
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09-22-2009 3:06 PM


Re: I'm a Huntard!
I thought huntards were kill stealers; do you have kill stealing on WoW?

Where you camp by campers and deliver finishing blows to steal the EXP from killing mobs?

Also, have you noticed how WoW is a bit like 4th ed D&D?

Edited by Larni, : No reason.


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Asgara
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Message 87 of 113 (525243)
09-22-2009 5:22 PM
Reply to: Message 86 by Larni
09-22-2009 4:33 PM


Re: I'm a Huntard!
Finishing blow doesn't define who gets xp in WoW, but opening blow. Whoever deals dmg first tags the mob.

A huntard is someone who plays a hunter but has no idea how to play that class. There are players like that in every class, but hunters get picked by bad players a lot as it seems like a fun class. In reality it is a difficult class to play well and it can be quite obvious when you do screw up.


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Message 88 of 113 (525244)
09-22-2009 5:27 PM
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09-22-2009 5:22 PM


Re: I'm a Huntard!
Hey, we've been playing EQ2 on the Vox server.

Any luck?


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Rahvin
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Message 89 of 113 (525246)
09-22-2009 5:30 PM
Reply to: Message 87 by Asgara
09-22-2009 5:22 PM


Re: I'm a Huntard!
A huntard is someone who plays a hunter but has no idea how to play that class. There are players like that in every class, but hunters get picked by bad players a lot as it seems like a fun class. In reality it is a difficult class to play well and it can be quite obvious when you do screw up.

They were absurdly powerful in vanilla WoW, and established a higher-than-average idiots : decent players ratio because of the perceived class strength. very similar to Rogues.

Subsequent patches and expansions have levelled the playing field somewhat. Now, the idiots seem to have gravitated towards Death Knights, because they're cool. Yet another class that can be extremely strong when played well but is saturated with idiocy.

I'm going back to my Warlock. And Champions Online - fun game, btw.

Edited by Rahvin, : Goddamned smiley.


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Asgara
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Message 90 of 113 (525247)
09-22-2009 5:33 PM
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09-22-2009 5:27 PM


Re: I'm a Huntard!
I play WoW now on Steamwheedle Cartel (US), a holy priest named ..... Asgara LOL
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