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Started by Diesel, December 15, 2012, 09:34:46 AM

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Freddy

* Note to self...no naked flames if Dave is on a special diet *

Data

 :LOL:

Edit fixed, I think ...

EDIT:
yup fixed :)

DaveMorton

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Data

It was mostly carbon and methane in the atmosphere.

That and the Java Script was broken on page   ;D

DaveMorton

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Snowcrash

This has gone slightly off topic but funny with it.

"I cannot remember the books I've read any more than the meals I have eaten; even so, they have made me."

Ralph Waldo Emerson

DaveMorton

So... Do I agree with that video, and run the risk of being called a "yes man"? Or should I go against my instincts (not to mention my principles), and argue with it, just so that I'm not seen to agree with everything on the planet? Hmmm...

Screw it! I'm going to stick to my guns here (as I usually {but not always} do {I'm such a coward, at times}), and say that the video above hits the mark square on. :)

However, I feel that those who "hate" someone for their views and refuse to at least understand why are sadly obtuse, and should learn lessons in both tolerance and humility.

Ok, done ranting. I feel better now. :)

Oh, just FYI, nobody from these forums (fora???) were intended (or actually, for that matter) the subject of the above rant.
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Snowcrash

I'm English. We hate everyone.  ;D

And in the theme of keeping it light...

http://xkcd.com/164/
"I cannot remember the books I've read any more than the meals I have eaten; even so, they have made me."

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Freddy

I liked that 'Be Hated' video, I think I generally agree with him. YouTube is full of trolls. For a long time it put me off YouTube. These days though I tend not to read the comments much, too many idiots out there.

Recently I think I upset a few people on FB by saying that English people should not get a vote over Scotland. I said it was about their right to self determination not what the rest of the UK thought about it. It's a case of suck it and see. One person I have known for years really did not seem to read properly what I said and was just being stubborn that she wanted a say. No one else really said anything. The silence was deafening. Ho hum.

DaveMorton

I blame political correctness. :P
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Snowcrash

I tried to drag this thread back on topic but hey, if you can't beat 'em...

I found a YT comment starting by calling one of the two people in the video being 'a kind of an asshole'. The comment then progressed into a discussion of what their expectations of the conversation or interview were. It then ended amicably with both commenters sort of agreeing.
A third commenter then pointed out a comment actually ended in amicable debate. I had to do a thumbs up. See for yourself. Scroll to comment starting 'Hank Green is kind of an asshole.' by Simeon Murphy
This is obviously the exception to the rule of the usual idiots.

"I cannot remember the books I've read any more than the meals I have eaten; even so, they have made me."

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Freddy

Quote from: Snowcrash on September 13, 2014, 18:02:27 PM
I tried to drag this thread back on topic but hey, if you can't beat 'em...

Sorry Snowy  :(

Freddy

I see what you mean about those comments Snowy - yes that is rare.

Ok so I will attempt to get back on topic.

With the rising sea levels, shouldn't we all be thinking about moving to higher ground. Maybe not in our life time but maybe one day. And... where's the high ground in the UK ? You see what I did there ?

DaveMorton

Now granted, I didn't go very many places, but I know that Castle Acre is pretty high up, and I suspect that Dover is well elevated, too (or, at least, the cliffs seem to be. :P )

I'm sure there are other places, too, and if the Scots get their way (well, some of them, at least) and start digging that trench to separate you from themselves, the resulting pile of dirt could end up being the tallest place on the island, so that could help, as well. :D :P
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Data

You make some very valid points there Dave  :thumbsup:  ;D