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Re: Provocative Title (MetaThread)

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Re: Provocative Title (MetaThread)

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Re: Provocative Title (MetaThread)

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Re: Provocative Title (MetaThread)

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Re: Provocative Title (MetaThread)

Post by owlice » Fri Oct 22, 2010 9:20 pm

Eyeroll at spammer.

Appreciative comment re: posted questions and expressed hope that thread can return to initial topic.
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Re: Provocative Title (MetaThread)

Post by bystander » Fri Oct 22, 2010 9:36 pm

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Re: Provocative Title (MetaThread)

Post by bystander » Fri Oct 22, 2010 9:44 pm

query as to what the intial topic was and purpose of op in starting thread

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Re: Provocative Title (MetaThread)

Post by hstarbuck » Sat Oct 23, 2010 12:12 am

Assertions likely repeated earlier due to forgetting what was posted as I return to topic. Question as to why anyone render this topic serious or provocative in the first place since [insert theory here] is considered common knowledge at this point OR gratitude to starter for initiating such a though provoking thread and to science members who clarified ambiguities.

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Re: Provocative Title (MetaThread)

Post by owlice » Sat Oct 23, 2010 12:40 am

Heavy sigh. Expression of feeling misunderstood. Further admission of having no background in the topic and restatement of appeal for explanation. Apologetic comment regarding own ignorance.
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Re: Provocative Title (MetaThread)

Post by geckzilla » Sat Oct 23, 2010 2:21 pm

Combo breaker!
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Re: Provocative Title (MetaThread)

Post by bystander » Sat Oct 23, 2010 8:11 pm

query of previous posters credentials, expertise and ability to address issues
reiteration of possession of hidden knowledge/news
continued refusal to post source/knowledge

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Re: Provocative Title (MetaThread)

Post by owlice » Sat Oct 23, 2010 8:33 pm

Quote from previous post; expression of puzzlement over term used.

Partial quote from previous post; reference to non-G-rated term used on the interwebs for spotlight-seekers as a possible reason for recent posts by previous poster. Expression of hope that that is not the case; statement of desire to read promised news.
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Re: Provocative Title (MetaThread)

Post by makc » Fri Oct 29, 2010 12:17 pm

Reposting removed ascii art. Some banned words towards a mod who did that.

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Re: Provocative Title (MetaThread)

Post by BMAONE23 » Fri Oct 29, 2010 4:44 pm

makc wrote:Reposting removed ascii art. Some banned words towards a mod who did that.
Tagged post as potentially provocative and possibly offensive to alert the mods

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Re: Provocative Title (MetaThread)

Post by owlice » Fri Oct 29, 2010 5:04 pm

Expressed hope that promised exciting news will soon be forthcoming.

Reminder of stated purpose of thread. Thoughtless comment maligning particular profession.
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Re: Provocative Title (MetaThread)

Post by jman » Fri Oct 29, 2010 8:04 pm

Appeal to eligible enthusiasts for a mass evacuation of planet via spacecraft hidden behind approaching comet.

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Re: Provocative Title (MetaThread)

Post by owlice » Fri Oct 29, 2010 8:56 pm

Pointed comment about lack of success for previous such endeavor.
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Re: Provocative Title (MetaThread)

Post by owlice » Fri Oct 29, 2010 8:56 pm

Unrelated personal anecdote.
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Re: Provocative Title (MetaThread)

Post by BMAONE23 » Fri Oct 29, 2010 9:13 pm

Unrelated post with youtube link to a program about a talking crossbred horse/donkey offspring
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Re: Provocative Title (MetaThread)

Post by BMAONE23 » Fri Oct 29, 2010 9:16 pm

Additional unrelated post with youtube link to additional old 1960's sitcom about a parent that is reincarnated as an auto
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Re: Provocative Title (MetaThread)

Post by owlice » Fri Oct 29, 2010 9:39 pm

Recollection, related to previous post, referring to reintarnation.
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Re: Provocative Title (MetaThread)

Post by rstevenson » Fri Oct 29, 2010 9:42 pm

Lengthy (quoted from multiple sources) digression about the derivation of the words "auto" and "otto" with irrelevant images, maps, and more videos. All this despite the fact that those words were entirely incidental to the topic of the thread -- which has all but been forgotten by this time.

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Re: Provocative Title (MetaThread)

Post by rstevenson » Fri Oct 29, 2010 9:44 pm

A further post, adding nothing important, simply to pump up the poster's post count in order to get a more interesting galaxy as a fleetingly rrelated conincidental connection.

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Re: Provocative Title (MetaThread)

Post by owlice » Fri Oct 29, 2010 10:16 pm

Eyeroll emoticon and restatement of initial post.
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Re: Provocative Title (MetaThread)

Post by rstevenson » Sat Oct 30, 2010 1:51 am

No, nobody is actually bitching here about anything real. We're just showing off.