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Old 12-14-2013, 06:48 PM   #21 (permalink)
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We have stop stop and think about the world we leave for our children. I can't imagine my children's-children growing up in a world without raping and pillaging. "THINK ABOUT THE CHILDREN!!!!"

...it's drivin' me nuts.

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Old 12-14-2013, 11:19 PM   #22 (permalink)
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We have stop stop and think about the world we leave for our children. I can't imagine my children's-children growing up in a world without raping and pillaging. "THINK ABOUT THE CHILDREN!!!!"

...it's drivin' me nuts.
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Old 12-15-2013, 01:41 PM   #23 (permalink)
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I remember an episode of "Square One" where the team on Mathnet investigated claims that eating chuckberries caused acne and determined that the chuckberry eaters were teenage boys while the control group was old people.
Excuse the digression, but what the heck is a chuckberry?

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Sort of, yes. Same principle, in that they're selecting groups to get the results the want.
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Old 12-15-2013, 03:12 PM   #24 (permalink)
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Excuse the digression, but what the heck is a chuckberry?



Sort of, yes. Same principle, in that they're selecting groups to get the results they want.
...euphemistically referred to as "...cherry picking..."
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Old 12-16-2013, 05:33 AM   #25 (permalink)
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...euphemistically referred to as "...cherry picking..."
"you need to pick cherries to make cherry pie"
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Uh, which: charts or tarts (especially considering the British humor)?


For Arragonis: "Quid, inquam, ego non" -- a simile' with your quote.
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"You need to pick cherries to make cherry pirates."

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