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Percy
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Message 127 of 170 (675184)
10-07-2012 4:19 PM
Reply to: Message 126 by NoNukes
10-07-2012 2:28 PM


Re: The constants do change.
NoNukes writes:
I think he is saying instead that tritium can form (a form of heavy) heavy water via combining with oxygen.
Yeah, I think you've hit upon the correct interpretation, in which case he's got his terminology confused. According to the Wikipedia article on Tritiated Water, "It [tritium oxide] should not be confused with heavy water, which is deuterium oxide."
Zaius, what was the point you were trying to make?
--Percy

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Message 135 of 170 (675235)
10-09-2012 9:24 AM
Reply to: Message 132 by Alfred Maddenstein
10-09-2012 4:48 AM


Re: Gibberish
I think what Dr Adequate is trying to say, and what the rest of us are interested in, and what I'm sure the moderators (being one of them) would like you focus on, is the evidence that convinced you. Your ability to incorporate words like "lame", "blabber", "snide", "silly" and "absurd" into sentences and paragraphs isn't really helpful.
--Percy

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Percy
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Message 144 of 170 (675283)
10-09-2012 8:06 PM
Reply to: Message 136 by Alfred Maddenstein
10-09-2012 10:17 AM


Re: Gibberish
Alfred Maddenstein writes:
Otherwise, this whole evidence worship is modern idiocy.
If you really believe this then this isn't the website for you. This is from the Forum Guidelines:
  1. Points should be supported with evidence and reasoned argumentation. Address rebuttals through the introduction of additional evidence or by enlarging upon the argument. Do not repeat previous points without further elaboration. Avoid bare assertions.
But a discussion about how one supports positions if not with evidence would be fascinating, and if you propose such a thread over at Proposed New Topics then in my moderator role I'll give it a look as soon as I can.
--Percy
Edited by Percy, : Fix typo.

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Percy
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Message 153 of 170 (675305)
10-10-2012 9:24 AM


On behalf of all participants in this thread...
...I'd like to ask that anyone receiving a cryptic or evasive response could nonetheless reply constructively, perhaps with further clarification or whatever else might help the discussion move forward?
--Percy

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Percy
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Message 157 of 170 (675327)
10-10-2012 12:08 PM
Reply to: Message 155 by Dr Adequate
10-10-2012 11:56 AM


Re: On behalf of all participants in this thread...
Dr Adequate writes:
Well, what would help the discussion move forward would be for him to answer my question. I can't do that for him.
I think a more direct approach to moving the discussion forward would be to repeat your question, perhaps at greater length since Al may have ignored it because he failed to grasp its significance or relevance.
--Percy

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