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Postby daftbeaker on Sat Dec 21, 2013 8:36 pm

A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything - Friedrich Nietzsche

But why is the rum gone?!
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Re: Funny stuff found on the intrawebs ver. 2.0

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Sun Dec 22, 2013 11:21 pm

The Ig Nobel Prizes. Too good to ig nore.
"Mit der Dummheit kämpfen Götter selbst vergebens."
("Against stupidity, the gods themselves contend in vain.")
-- Friedrich Schiller (1759–1805)
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.
-- Philip K Dick

OK, now let's look at four dimensions on the blackboard.
-- Dr. Joy

English isn't much of a language for swearing. When I studied Ancient Greek I was delighted to discover a single word - Rhaphanidosthai - which translates roughly as "Be thou thrust up the fundament with a radish for adultery."
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Re: Funny stuff found on the intrawebs ver. 2.0

Postby daftbeaker on Mon Dec 23, 2013 5:39 pm

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Re: Funny stuff found on the intrawebs ver. 2.0

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Thu Dec 26, 2013 11:57 pm

"Mit der Dummheit kämpfen Götter selbst vergebens."
("Against stupidity, the gods themselves contend in vain.")
-- Friedrich Schiller (1759–1805)
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.
-- Philip K Dick

OK, now let's look at four dimensions on the blackboard.
-- Dr. Joy

English isn't much of a language for swearing. When I studied Ancient Greek I was delighted to discover a single word - Rhaphanidosthai - which translates roughly as "Be thou thrust up the fundament with a radish for adultery."
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Re: Funny stuff found on the intrawebs ver. 2.0

Postby Roy Hunter on Fri Dec 27, 2013 8:54 am

ET, the Extra Terrestrial wrote:And what did we get stuck up our bums this year?

Lit bottle rocket; "It didn't go well". Indeed.
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"To argue with a person who has renounced reason is like administering medicine to the dead." ~ Thomas Paine.
"One should not believe everything one reads on the internet." ~ Abraham Lincoln.
"If you're making a political point wearing a balaclava, you're a c***. It was true for the IRA and it's true now." ~ daftbeaker.
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Postby Roy Hunter on Tue Dec 31, 2013 10:50 pm

"I don't mean to sound bitter, cynical or cruel; but I am, so that's how it comes out." ~ Bill Hicks.
"To argue with a person who has renounced reason is like administering medicine to the dead." ~ Thomas Paine.
"One should not believe everything one reads on the internet." ~ Abraham Lincoln.
"If you're making a political point wearing a balaclava, you're a c***. It was true for the IRA and it's true now." ~ daftbeaker.
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Postby PKMKII on Wed Jan 01, 2014 2:48 am

"How is it that hardly any major religion has looked at science and concluded, 'This is better than we thought! The Universe is much bigger than our prophets said, grander, more subtle, more elegant. God must be even greater than we dreamed'? Instead they say, 'No, no, no! My god is a little god, and I want him to stay that way.'" - Carl Sagan

"To doubt everything or to believe everything are two equally convenient solutions; both dispense with the necessity of reflection." - Henri Poincaré
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Re: Funny stuff found on the intrawebs ver. 2.0

Postby daftbeaker on Wed Jan 01, 2014 1:57 pm


Option 4 - Fight pharmacology students for jobs in pharmaceuticals or fight geology students for jobs with oil companies :idiot:
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Re: Funny stuff found on the intrawebs ver. 2.0

Postby Roy Hunter on Wed Jan 01, 2014 2:36 pm

daftbeaker wrote:

Option 4 - Fight law students for jobs in pharmaceuticals or fight accounting /MBA students for jobs with oil companies :idiot:

Fixt

Son will be farking off to Russia / the 'Stans to decommission nukes following graduation, probably.
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"If you're making a political point wearing a balaclava, you're a c***. It was true for the IRA and it's true now." ~ daftbeaker.
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Re: Funny stuff found on the intrawebs ver. 2.0

Postby daftbeaker on Thu Jan 02, 2014 11:20 pm

Fox News has a section called 'Bias Bash' (yes, totally without irony). This week - Why Edward Snowden is a dirty commie.

Argument no 1 - Henry David Thoreau stayed in the US without paying poll tax. Thoreau spent 1 night in jail compared to the probable life sentence Snowden would face as Bradley Manning may well do (having already experienced solitary confinement for almost a year and may well do for a long time to come).

To be honest, I gave up watching the video after that point but I'm sure there are more funny things in there :facewall:
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Re: Funny stuff found on the intrawebs ver. 2.0

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial on Wed Jan 08, 2014 1:35 am

"Mit der Dummheit kämpfen Götter selbst vergebens."
("Against stupidity, the gods themselves contend in vain.")
-- Friedrich Schiller (1759–1805)
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.
-- Philip K Dick

OK, now let's look at four dimensions on the blackboard.
-- Dr. Joy

English isn't much of a language for swearing. When I studied Ancient Greek I was delighted to discover a single word - Rhaphanidosthai - which translates roughly as "Be thou thrust up the fundament with a radish for adultery."
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Re: Funny stuff found on the intrawebs ver. 2.0

Postby Temp0ral on Wed Jan 08, 2014 8:26 pm

ET, the Extra Terrestrial wrote:Naked Aussie freed from washing machine.

I have no words.

You should probably thank the people who freed you.
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Re: Funny stuff found on the intrawebs ver. 2.0

Postby PKMKII on Wed Jan 08, 2014 9:29 pm

LOL My Thesis.

What constitutes good brain jello for rats?

Neuroscience, University of Colorado
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Re: Funny stuff found on the intrawebs ver. 2.0

Postby daftbeaker on Thu Jan 09, 2014 5:08 pm

Man bailed for fraud in school. Still, letting anyone set up a school and reducing local authority oversight is a great idea :haha:
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Re: Funny stuff found on the intrawebs ver. 2.0

Postby PKMKII on Sat Jan 11, 2014 12:07 am

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