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Re: Comics

Postby Haggis_McMutton on Sun May 12, 2013 4:13 am

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Re: Comics

Postby ender516 on Sun May 12, 2013 9:25 am

Tee-hee for all three.
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Re: Comics

Postby Haggis_McMutton on Mon May 13, 2013 3:41 am

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Re: Comics

Postby ender516 on Mon May 13, 2013 11:42 am

I especially like the last one. The first two are just painfully true.
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Re: Comics

Postby crispybits on Mon May 13, 2013 1:55 pm

Posts without comics should be banned from this thread as they show the lovely red icon without delivering lols

However this is the best I could find while I still wanted to post the above:

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Re: Comics

Postby TA1LGUNN3R on Mon May 13, 2013 4:26 pm

Um... that sounds like the best movie ever. C'MON HOLLYWOOD GET IT TOGETHER!

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Re: Comics

Postby Crazyirishman on Mon May 13, 2013 9:29 pm

Hey guys I finally found one, not sure if its been posted posted before but I got a good chuckle.

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Re: Comics

Postby Haggis_McMutton on Tue May 14, 2013 4:06 am

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Re: Comics

Postby Haggis_McMutton on Wed May 15, 2013 3:11 am

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Re: Comics

Postby ender516 on Wed May 15, 2013 11:52 am

All good, but the middle one made me LOL.
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Re: Comics

Postby Haggis_McMutton on Thu May 16, 2013 6:02 am

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Re: Comics

Postby ender516 on Thu May 16, 2013 11:53 am

  1. Too true
  2. Too right
  3. To infinity and beyond!
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Re: Comics

Postby Army of GOD on Thu May 16, 2013 12:28 pm

It's closer to 2 times the speed of light (4.8*10^8).
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Re: Comics

Postby thegreekdog on Fri May 17, 2013 7:23 am

I've always wondered about the second one when it comes to various products.

Pharmaceuticals, for example, are man-made, but the components exist naturally. Anyway, I thought - "Aren't all products natural or organic?" I think of weird stuff sometimes.
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Re: Comics

Postby ManBungalow on Fri May 17, 2013 10:00 am

I got pissed off with my schoolteacher when I was about 7 as she tried to tell me that a wooden rolling pin is a man-made object.

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Re: Comics

Postby Haggis_McMutton on Fri May 17, 2013 11:21 am

thegreekdog wrote:I've always wondered about the second one when it comes to various products.

Pharmaceuticals, for example, are man-made, but the components exist naturally. Anyway, I thought - "Aren't all products natural or organic?" I think of weird stuff sometimes.


I think about stuff like that often, except I usually take it to far more ridiculous lengths.

For instance, based on the idea you mention I then thought about people's tendency to associated "not natural" with unhealthy. Of course this is bullshit, you can find many things as natural as they come (ie. growing out of the ground) that'll kill you and many thinks as artificial as they come (eg: most modern drugs) that'll save your life.

Then I though, if it's a bullshit and potentially harmful idea (especially when taken to extremes, such as not vaccinating your kids cause they'll get autism), then why does it persist? Is it just an unfortunate side-effect of some larger evolutionary system that provides enough benefit to overcome the disadvantage of that particular neurosis?

But, then I remembered about the many people who followed premature scientific advice, such as taking ridiculously high doses of certain vitamins or taking 2 aspirins a day and lately suffered because it turned out that taking that shit in such high quantitied causes more problems than it solves. (one example of this taken to extremes is futurist Ray Kurzweil, who is, to quote wikipedia, taking "250 supplements, eight to 10 glasses of alkaline water and 10 cups of green tea every day and drinking several glasses of red wine a week in an effort to 'reprogram' his biochemistry").
So maybe this irrational and ultimately bullshit belief is actually useful as some kind of a heuristic that incentivises you to stick with the stuff you've consumed from childhood(and which you therefore probably consider "natural")

I have no idea why I wrote all that out, but f*ck it, not gonna delete it now. Anywho:

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@ 3rd one. My feelings exactly. God do I hate those fuckin commercials.

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Re: Comics

Postby thegreekdog on Fri May 17, 2013 12:15 pm

Haggis_McMutton wrote:I think about stuff like that often, except I usually take it to far more ridiculous lengths.

For instance, based on the idea you mention I then thought about people's tendency to associated "not natural" with unhealthy. Of course this is bullshit, you can find many things as natural as they come (ie. growing out of the ground) that'll kill you and many thinks as artificial as they come (eg: most modern drugs) that'll save your life.

Then I though, if it's a bullshit and potentially harmful idea (especially when taken to extremes, such as not vaccinating your kids cause they'll get autism), then why does it persist? Is it just an unfortunate side-effect of some larger evolutionary system that provides enough benefit to overcome the disadvantage of that particular neurosis?


That's precisely why I think of things like that.

My dad, my brother, and I once had a 4 hour debate (on a drive home from college) on math... not of a math concept but math generally. I think we were arguing about the arbitrary nature of the language and it's application to math. That movie Stargate (or one of those 1990s science fiction movies) talked about how aliens would be able to communicate with us through math, which generated the conversation.
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Postby 2dimes on Fri May 17, 2013 5:00 pm

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I laughed then showed it to my wife still laughing. I told her, "It would have to be pizza or something but I get it."
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Re: Comics

Postby jonesthecurl on Fri May 17, 2013 6:20 pm

When I told my first wife I was leaving she said "Eat all the bananas before you go, and take the pickled onions with you."
And remember what the poet said – “in booty there is loot, and in loot booty.” Or sump’n like that.
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Postby 2dimes on Fri May 17, 2013 6:35 pm

I would have followed those orders provided there were not too many bananas.
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Re: Comics

Postby Haggis_McMutton on Sat May 18, 2013 5:23 am

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Re: Comics

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Re: Comics

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Re: Comics

Postby ender516 on Mon May 20, 2013 2:44 pm

I am really liking the heavenly strips.
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Re: Comics

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