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Message 24 of 1042 (650408)
01-30-2012 6:29 PM
Reply to: Message 23 by hooah212002
01-30-2012 5:58 PM


"Leonard" constantly stares off camera when speaking to someone (as opposed to, ya know, making eye contact with them like normal people do)

This, I think, is an artistic choice by the actor, Johnny Galecki. It is a mannerism that I have seen many nerdy geek types exhibit during interpersonal communication.

some of the dialogue seems very forced (example: when the broad next door corners one of them to blather on about her problems).

Again, drawing on my own personal experience, this kind of stilted language usage is typical of the type of person these characters exemplify.

Granted, I am only 5 episodes in to the first season so hopefully these issues sort themselves out.... or are they part of the allure of the show??

I would say they are part of the allure of the show, at least for me they are. In my college days, I was part of the College Bowl community while at two different schools. I had many friends with similar idiosyncrasies, and this show brings back many fond memories.


Ridicule is the only weapon which can be used against unintelligible propositions. -- Thomas Jefferson

We see monsters where science shows us windmills. -- Phat

It has always struck me as odd that fundies devote so much time and effort into trying to find a naturalistic explanation for their mythical flood, while looking for magical explanations for things that actually happened. -- Dr. Adequate

...creationists have a great way to detect fraud and it doesn't take 8 or 40 years or even a scientific degree to spot the fraud--'if it disagrees with the bible then it is wrong'.... -- archaeologist


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Message 45 of 1042 (652300)
02-13-2012 10:44 AM


Using their own words against them
Priceless!


Ridicule is the only weapon which can be used against unintelligible propositions. -- Thomas Jefferson

We see monsters where science shows us windmills. -- Phat

It has always struck me as odd that fundies devote so much time and effort into trying to find a naturalistic explanation for their mythical flood, while looking for magical explanations for things that actually happened. -- Dr. Adequate

...creationists have a great way to detect fraud and it doesn't take 8 or 40 years or even a scientific degree to spot the fraud--'if it disagrees with the bible then it is wrong'.... -- archaeologist


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Message 83 of 1042 (654357)
02-29-2012 3:32 PM
Reply to: Message 82 by Percy
02-29-2012 3:28 PM


Re: Another Top Ten List
I'd laugh if I weren't weeping.

Ridicule is the only weapon which can be used against unintelligible propositions. -- Thomas Jefferson

We see monsters where science shows us windmills. -- Phat

It has always struck me as odd that fundies devote so much time and effort into trying to find a naturalistic explanation for their mythical flood, while looking for magical explanations for things that actually happened. -- Dr. Adequate

...creationists have a great way to detect fraud and it doesn't take 8 or 40 years or even a scientific degree to spot the fraud--'if it disagrees with the bible then it is wrong'.... -- archaeologist


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Message 146 of 1042 (656751)
03-21-2012 5:08 PM


Twitter was invented 30 years too late....
Porn stars say yes to prom invite

Ridicule is the only weapon which can be used against unintelligible propositions. -- Thomas Jefferson

We see monsters where science shows us windmills. -- Phat

It has always struck me as odd that fundies devote so much time and effort into trying to find a naturalistic explanation for their mythical flood, while looking for magical explanations for things that actually happened. -- Dr. Adequate

Howling about evidence is a conversation stopper, and it never stops to think if the claim could possibly be true -- foreveryoung


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Message 152 of 1042 (656818)
03-22-2012 10:24 AM
Reply to: Message 151 by onifre
03-22-2012 10:21 AM


Re: Twitter was invented 30 years too late....
Hey, if I got a couple of porn stars to go out with me when I was 18, the prom would be the LAST place I'd want to take them.

Ridicule is the only weapon which can be used against unintelligible propositions. -- Thomas Jefferson

We see monsters where science shows us windmills. -- Phat

It has always struck me as odd that fundies devote so much time and effort into trying to find a naturalistic explanation for their mythical flood, while looking for magical explanations for things that actually happened. -- Dr. Adequate

Howling about evidence is a conversation stopper, and it never stops to think if the claim could possibly be true -- foreveryoung


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Message 156 of 1042 (656929)
03-23-2012 9:53 AM
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03-23-2012 2:01 AM


Re: Twitter was invented 30 years too late....
Still a nice deposit for the spank bank.

Ridicule is the only weapon which can be used against unintelligible propositions. -- Thomas Jefferson

We see monsters where science shows us windmills. -- Phat

It has always struck me as odd that fundies devote so much time and effort into trying to find a naturalistic explanation for their mythical flood, while looking for magical explanations for things that actually happened. -- Dr. Adequate

Howling about evidence is a conversation stopper, and it never stops to think if the claim could possibly be true -- foreveryoung


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Message 232 of 1042 (660497)
04-26-2012 11:52 AM


Oni, eat your heart out.

Ridicule is the only weapon which can be used against unintelligible propositions. -- Thomas Jefferson

We see monsters where science shows us windmills. -- Phat

It has always struck me as odd that fundies devote so much time and effort into trying to find a naturalistic explanation for their mythical flood, while looking for magical explanations for things that actually happened. -- Dr. Adequate

Howling about evidence is a conversation stopper, and it never stops to think if the claim could possibly be true -- foreveryoung


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Message 338 of 1042 (667861)
07-12-2012 9:24 PM


The best song of the 80s. Bar none.


Ridicule is the only weapon which can be used against unintelligible propositions. -- Thomas Jefferson

We see monsters where science shows us windmills. -- Phat

It has always struck me as odd that fundies devote so much time and effort into trying to find a naturalistic explanation for their mythical flood, while looking for magical explanations for things that actually happened. -- Dr. Adequate

Howling about evidence is a conversation stopper, and it never stops to think if the claim could possibly be true -- foreveryoung


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Message 363 of 1042 (669895)
08-05-2012 1:24 PM



Ridicule is the only weapon which can be used against unintelligible propositions. -- Thomas Jefferson

We see monsters where science shows us windmills. -- Phat

It has always struck me as odd that fundies devote so much time and effort into trying to find a naturalistic explanation for their mythical flood, while looking for magical explanations for things that actually happened. -- Dr. Adequate

Howling about evidence is a conversation stopper, and it never stops to think if the claim could possibly be true -- foreveryoung


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Message 368 of 1042 (670478)
08-15-2012 3:51 PM


From Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal


Ridicule is the only weapon which can be used against unintelligible propositions. -- Thomas Jefferson

We see monsters where science shows us windmills. -- Phat

It has always struck me as odd that fundies devote so much time and effort into trying to find a naturalistic explanation for their mythical flood, while looking for magical explanations for things that actually happened. -- Dr. Adequate

Howling about evidence is a conversation stopper, and it never stops to think if the claim could possibly be true -- foreveryoung


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Message 428 of 1042 (672080)
09-02-2012 11:19 PM


Fifty Ways to Be a Liar By Lyin' Paul Ryan
(with apologies to Paul Simon)

"The problem is all inside your head'" she said to me.
"The answer is easy if you think deceptively.
I'd like to help you in your struggle to be V.
There must be fifty ways to be a liar."

She said, "It's really not my habit to campaign.
Furthermore, I hope my meaning won't be lost in the refrain.
If you repeat yourself at the next stop of the train
They won't believe you are a liar."

"You just fib on the track, Jack.
Lie about the debt, Chet.
It doesn't need to be true, Hugh,
Just listen to me.
Prevaricate, Nate
No truth in the debate, Tate.
Spread a little myth, Biff
And make yourself V."

She said, "It grieves me so,
Factcheckers cause you pain.
I wish there was something you could do
Except to lie again."
I said, "I appreciate that
And would you please explain
About the fifty ways?"

She said, "Why don't we both
Make up same facts tonight
And I believe in the morning no one will notice they're not right."
And when they dissed me, I realized she probably was right.
There must be fifty ways to be a liar.
Fifty ways to be a liar.

There's the one about the plant, Grant.
And don't forget Medicare, Larr.
Be coy about his birth, Mirth
And they'll listen to me.
Prevaricate, Nate
No truth in the debate, Tate.
Spread a little myth, Biff
And make myself V.


Ridicule is the only weapon which can be used against unintelligible propositions. -- Thomas Jefferson

We see monsters where science shows us windmills. -- Phat

It has always struck me as odd that fundies devote so much time and effort into trying to find a naturalistic explanation for their mythical flood, while looking for magical explanations for things that actually happened. -- Dr. Adequate

Howling about evidence is a conversation stopper, and it never stops to think if the claim could possibly be true -- foreveryoung


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Message 431 of 1042 (672162)
09-04-2012 11:21 AM



Ridicule is the only weapon which can be used against unintelligible propositions. -- Thomas Jefferson

We see monsters where science shows us windmills. -- Phat

It has always struck me as odd that fundies devote so much time and effort into trying to find a naturalistic explanation for their mythical flood, while looking for magical explanations for things that actually happened. -- Dr. Adequate

Howling about evidence is a conversation stopper, and it never stops to think if the claim could possibly be true -- foreveryoung


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Message 467 of 1042 (675108)
10-05-2012 7:21 PM
Reply to: Message 465 by Coyote
10-05-2012 5:28 PM


Re: Nasty Weather
No problem. It really quacked me up!

I was hoping you'd duck that lame pun.


Ridicule is the only weapon which can be used against unintelligible propositions. -- Thomas Jefferson

We see monsters where science shows us windmills. -- Phat

It has always struck me as odd that fundies devote so much time and effort into trying to find a naturalistic explanation for their mythical flood, while looking for magical explanations for things that actually happened. -- Dr. Adequate

Howling about evidence is a conversation stopper, and it never stops to think if the claim could possibly be true -- foreveryoung


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Message 469 of 1042 (675110)
10-05-2012 9:52 PM
Reply to: Message 468 by Coyote
10-05-2012 9:03 PM


Re: Nasty Weather
Sorry, just wanted to goose you a little.

Birds of a feather.....


Ridicule is the only weapon which can be used against unintelligible propositions. -- Thomas Jefferson

We see monsters where science shows us windmills. -- Phat

It has always struck me as odd that fundies devote so much time and effort into trying to find a naturalistic explanation for their mythical flood, while looking for magical explanations for things that actually happened. -- Dr. Adequate

Howling about evidence is a conversation stopper, and it never stops to think if the claim could possibly be true -- foreveryoung


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Message 471 of 1042 (675112)
10-05-2012 10:23 PM
Reply to: Message 470 by Coyote
10-05-2012 10:06 PM


Re: Nasty Weather
Well flock you then!

I wanted to get down, but...

That would certainly fit the bill.


Ridicule is the only weapon which can be used against unintelligible propositions. -- Thomas Jefferson

We see monsters where science shows us windmills. -- Phat

It has always struck me as odd that fundies devote so much time and effort into trying to find a naturalistic explanation for their mythical flood, while looking for magical explanations for things that actually happened. -- Dr. Adequate

Howling about evidence is a conversation stopper, and it never stops to think if the claim could possibly be true -- foreveryoung


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