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by acathode
Fri Mar 11, 2016 8:17 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: The Refuge of the Toads
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If the vicar primed the collection plate with a £50 note, does he need to say to each and every person, "You should put in £50 because that is what everybody else is doing" in order to be unethical? He can take advantage of human nature without spelling out what he is doing. Except there's no socia...
by acathode
Thu Mar 10, 2016 10:18 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: The Refuge of the Toads
Replies: 72028
Views: 1959019

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I preferred the LotR films to the books, which I found ponderous. I got very irritated by the way the characters would rarely just call someone, say, 'Dave' - no, it had to be 'David son of Glomin throne-steward of the Hallowed Ward of the Five Wank Oaks.' Tedious. And Tolkien completely undermined...
by acathode
Thu Mar 10, 2016 7:55 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: The Refuge of the Toads
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Views: 1959019

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Mostly, I'll be going there to see my BFF. By October, he'll be quite acquainted to the culture, hopefully. I just want to see him and visit that weird place in Tokyo where they sell anime stuff. Where in Japan is anime stuff NOT sold? Depends what you mean with "anime stuff", but... kinda, unless ...
by acathode
Sat Feb 13, 2016 10:42 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: The Refuge of the Toads
Replies: 72028
Views: 1959019

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There is zero chance that I'll crap all over the Pit in a big audience livestream. But if you guys want to find someone else that's cool with me. That's good to here. In which case I wish you the best. Hmmm... New information for me. In that case, I will take D4m10n at his word. D4m10n didn't turn ...
by acathode
Fri Feb 05, 2016 11:35 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: The Refuge of the Toads
Replies: 72028
Views: 1959019

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Do we hope the scandinavians ( who have few mosquitoes ) ..... Have you ever been here during summer? Me, my cousin, and an Asian friend of my brother went fishing here last summer. We had trouble getting our small boat in the water - since the air near the shoreline was so thick with mosquitoes/gn...
by acathode
Sun Jan 31, 2016 10:59 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: The Refuge of the Toads
Replies: 72028
Views: 1959019

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If Muscato, who still looks exactly like a schlubby, balding, hairy 40-something dude (with no effort whatsoever to signal her gender identity), is 100% a woman because she says she feels like one, would PZ Myers be accepted as a woman if he came out trans without changing a single thing about the ...
by acathode
Sun Jan 31, 2016 5:44 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: The Refuge of the Toads
Replies: 72028
Views: 1959019

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It is apparently going nuts over in Sweden. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3423968/Mobs-hundreds-masked-men-rampage-Stockholm-central-station-beating-refugee-children.html?ito=embedded Not surprised at all. Just to give some background to this and recent news regarding Sweden and the immig...
by acathode
Sun Jan 10, 2016 1:03 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
Replies: 47526
Views: 1512801

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News just broke in Sweden that something similar to the Cologne attacks happened during a festival in Stockholm in august last year (and the year before that), and that the police covered it up. My (shitty) translation: For two years gangs have been molesting girls at Europe's biggest youth festival...
by acathode
Sat Jan 09, 2016 10:05 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
Replies: 47526
Views: 1512801

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[youtube]AmhQ6YmYzPY[/youtube] If this hasn't been posted, it's a truly wonderful summary of all things social justice relating to the Cologne attacks it's really worse here Catholic Church is worse, in fact, it's really worse here what Europe needs is a process so that new immigrants can learn our...
by acathode
Mon Dec 21, 2015 2:42 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
Replies: 47526
Views: 1512801

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Has this been posted already? CARBON FIBRE MASCULINITY Abstract: This article examines material economies of carbon fibre as a prosthetic form of masculinity. The paper advances three main arguments. Firstly, carbon fibre can be a site in which disability is overcome, an act of overcoming that is af...
by acathode
Thu Dec 10, 2015 5:00 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
Replies: 47526
Views: 1512801

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Big names like Dawkins and Harris have been telling them to fuck off for a while. No, they haven't. They've been telling them to please reconsider while holding their pinky up when drinking tea. What I mean is a big, major FUCK OFF! Harris have pretty much given the SJWs the finger, among a ton of ...
by acathode
Thu Dec 10, 2015 1:04 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
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Views: 1512801

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Reading the comments under The Thinking Atheist's, Steve Shives video is a revelation. [youtube]2Q4Yv3rgv-0[/youtube] It looks like the worm has finally turned and the A/S community has really opened it's eyes to what's been happening these last four years and the kickback is gathering momentum. Ya...
by acathode
Wed Nov 11, 2015 10:40 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
Replies: 47526
Views: 1512801

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Scott Alexander on his latest view on SJWs and the media responses, http://slatestarcodex.com/2015/11/09/looking-a-gift-horse-in-the-mouth/ It's a bit disappointing that he doesn't draw the pretty obvious conclusion as to why media aren't focusing on the truly bad aspects of the SJW culture... Big ...
by acathode
Mon Nov 02, 2015 1:20 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
Replies: 47526
Views: 1512801

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Endangered mushrooms? How about hunting game while spent a day or two in the woods? The most dangerous game........ Yeah there's a few endangered mushrooms that you're not allowed to pick, like the bombmurkla ("Bomb-morel"). It's mostly flowers and other plants that are protected though. There is a...
by acathode
Mon Nov 02, 2015 12:32 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
Replies: 47526
Views: 1512801

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I'm taking the gypsy side. Last winter I heard a podcast about some country where some trespassing and property laws explicitly did not apply to migratory groups. Basically, you couldn't accuse them of squating; because squatting is permanently homesteading someone-else's land. The nomads were clea...
by acathode
Mon Nov 02, 2015 8:35 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
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Views: 1512801

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That's horrible! Aren't there laws against break and enter, like when a burglar breaks into your home? The police don't only remove burglars who reveal their names, so couldn't burglary laws be used in the case of private homes? As soon as the owner starts living there again, even if for only one d...
by acathode
Sun Nov 01, 2015 9:12 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
Replies: 47526
Views: 1512801

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Another article about students demanding trigger warnings , but that last demand was new... Students demanding to be warned about unpleasant elements in teaching. It has become a new challenge for teachers at Globala gymnasiet [=high school] in Stockholm. What do the students want be warned about? ...
by acathode
Sun Nov 01, 2015 8:30 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
Replies: 47526
Views: 1512801

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As for the anti-racism stuff, feminists have a really shitty track record. Not to long ago several immigrant women dared to voice their problems with the increasing Islamism in certain, immigrant heavy Swedish suburbs - giving examples of how women would be harassed in the streets for not wearing v...
by acathode
Sat Oct 31, 2015 6:21 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
Replies: 47526
Views: 1512801

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> Eva Lundgren's research was investigated and she left her chair in 2011. Swedish feminists academics were very angry over this, and claimed that the people investigating her were not competent enough. I translated part of a opinion piece they wrote here . > The government discussed withdrawing th...
by acathode
Thu Oct 22, 2015 12:59 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
Replies: 47526
Views: 1512801

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Going to a school to cut down young children? I blame the new Star Wars movie. .... nope, I wish that I was making this up, but no, not Star Wars, but TJ... Yes, TJ, the Amazing Atheist. Swedish journalist are right now digging through the killer's social media profiles like vultures and found amon...
by acathode
Thu Oct 22, 2015 9:03 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
Replies: 47526
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from this photo I'm guessing it's going to be the second scenario: http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/320/cpsprodpb/539F/production/_86270412_f0b20f13-7702-4470-9b24-c0fd3acfa936.jpg Might very well be, might even be this really is a racially motivated hate crime, since the school had a lot of immigrant ...
by acathode
Thu Oct 22, 2015 6:25 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
Replies: 47526
Views: 1512801

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This is bizarre. http://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/sword-attack-kronan-school-trollhattan-injures-4-students-adult-n449016 Twenty minutes from where I live, a man decided to walk into a school and cut students and teachers down with a sword. Four injured, one dead. I used to go to that library when...
by acathode
Thu Oct 22, 2015 5:34 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
Replies: 47526
Views: 1512801

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So the latest South Park episode 5 "Safe Spaces" is topical. They have a whole bit on twitter filtering that is 100% Melodyesk. Indeed. Melody Hensley is the first person I thought of when PC Principal told Kyle that they'd decided Cartman should stay off social media, but have someone tweet for hi...
by acathode
Wed Oct 14, 2015 3:25 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
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You missed the 1980s with music. (Jack Thompson was in that one, too, though he's more famous for his video game crap.) Then game violence in the 1990s that spilled over to the 00's. The fact is that moral crusaders that 'know what's best for everyone else' and underneath their political views (lef...
by acathode
Wed Oct 14, 2015 12:53 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
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I'm trapped in a nightmare - my country has gone full tumbr! A couple of drunk feminists at a club, a stupid journalist, and a mass of social media retards have now made this strip into reality: http://i.imgur.com/Bu5pBgd.jpg Today, one of Metro's biggest newsstories is that Sopie, 26, got thrown ou...
by acathode
Sat Oct 10, 2015 5:16 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
Replies: 47526
Views: 1512801

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By their measure, in the US, Salmon P Chase was accorded the highest honor. His face was on the $10,000 bill, which during the 40 years it was issued was more money than most people made in a year. So of course, no one ever saw him. Such an honor! It's completely moronic on so many levels... With a...
by acathode
Sat Oct 10, 2015 10:04 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
Replies: 47526
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You see, the women got the 20kr bill, the 100kr bill, and the 500kr bill. The men got the 50kr bill, the 200kr bill, and the 1000kr bill. Now, some feminists who finished first grade math quickly realized how utterly misogynistic this was - the women were only worth 20+100+500=620kr, while the men ...
by acathode
Sat Oct 10, 2015 8:25 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
Replies: 47526
Views: 1512801

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My kingdom for a edit button: (ie. we could've had 9 women 5 women on the bills and they'd still only be worth 87% of a Dag Hammarsköld) - there
by acathode
Sat Oct 10, 2015 8:22 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
Replies: 47526
Views: 1512801

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Meanwhile in Sweden... We are getting new banknotes. Guess who found something to whine about? Yes, feminists, of course... Half of the faces on the bills are men, half of them are women. Sounds fair, right? NO OF COURSE NOT YOU MISOGYNISTS! You see, the women got the 20kr bill, the 100kr bill, and ...
by acathode
Thu Oct 08, 2015 3:37 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
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Views: 1512801

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It has been suggested that Bahar Mustafa isn't getting in trouble for her #killallmen tweets, but these tweets instead. i.imgur.com/LLdEyW4.jpg i.imgur.com/iq921K6.jpg Seriously, that is fucked up. So she didn't get in trouble until she started to advocate violence against a political group. How sc...
by acathode
Sat Sep 26, 2015 10:51 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
Replies: 47526
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Regarding the UN thingie about internet criticism = harassment = violence against women, someone bothered checking the sources UN used in their report:
Citation Games By the United Nations’ #CyberViolence

Spoiler: It's... embarrassing.
by acathode
Fri Sep 25, 2015 11:45 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
Replies: 47526
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So Sarkeesian and Quinn spoke to the UN.... http://webtv.un.org/search/launch-of-the-broadband-working-group-on-gender-report/4506718502001 (starts around 1:20) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OK8O0TNgTRs&t=1h22m37s Some choice quotes: - Quinn : "We need people to actually enforce their own terms of...
by acathode
Thu Sep 24, 2015 4:34 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
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I bet not much will come of the GG backlash. Gamergate has been quite successful but they have pitted themselves (quite successfully) against the media and are also now firmly typecast as the bad guys. Google want to be seen as the good guys, and there are a lot more media consumers than there are ...
by acathode
Wed Sep 23, 2015 1:23 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
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Hey! Why didn't they throw this kid in handcuffs? Cause he's white! Right? http://www.rawstory.com/2015/09/white-kid-builds-nuclear-reactor-and-homeland-security-offers-help/ Well, there was this white Swedish guy who tried making his own nuclear fission reaction in his kitchen here, and he got arr...
by acathode
Wed Sep 23, 2015 1:15 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
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James Caruthers: The way I see it, SJWism isn't a internet fad but a cultural/political "war". Sure, the most active and fast-paced battlefront is the internet and social media, but the overall war rages on all over the place. (Fuck, take a look at Sweden FFS, I wish this shit was "internet only", b...
by acathode
Mon Sep 21, 2015 10:05 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
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Would anyone have some mercy and fill me in on what's happened the last weeks? I've been almost completely isolated from the rest of the world for the last 3½ weeks, since our internet was completely dead (for complicated reasons) and since I live in the woods and the only news I had access to was t...
by acathode
Thu Aug 27, 2015 2:42 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
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Ah, ninjaed I see...
by acathode
Thu Aug 27, 2015 2:41 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
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Oxford Dictionaries Adds 'SOCIAL JUSTICE WARRIOR' https://archive.is/2pUXE#selection-1989.0-1989.29 Makes me happy. Told some funk ass #SJW about christmas that 'SJW' will be added to the dic within a year. It's such a beautiful conversation stopper. Be sure to use it whenever you can :) Also inclu...
by acathode
Thu Aug 27, 2015 11:03 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
Replies: 47526
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A nice summary of what Gamergate is about: http://spectator.org/articles/63882/beginner%E2%80%99s-guide-gamergate Very good analogy there, helps explain the situation, except IMO it's too ZQ-focused. (However that does help facilitate the analogizing). That said, see my next post, below. Yeah, it w...
by acathode
Fri Aug 21, 2015 3:19 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
Replies: 47526
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Meanwhile in Sweden.... In an interview about how alternative-media racist "hate-sites" was shared on social media just as much as traditional, old media in the aftermath of the brutal double-homicide in IKEA - where a mum and her adult son were randomly knifed to death by an Eritrean immigrant hour...
by acathode
Thu Aug 20, 2015 9:28 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
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[youtube]knIroVvPZU4[/youtube] [youtube]Nbeu6TYT5LA[/youtube] (It's funny how you could take Bill's rantings about Christian moralists from 30 years ago and apply so many of them almost word by word to today's SJW moralist - " If it's a choice between being a good ally and playing Depression Quest ...
by acathode
Mon Aug 17, 2015 12:59 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
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I don't understand the sympathy for Elyse Anders. It's like feeling bad for Squeaky Fromme if Charlie had kicked her out of the family. She was as toxic as any Skepchick and I don't remember her apologizing to anyone. I love a redemption story as much as anyone but this isn't one. In what way is El...
by acathode
Sat Aug 15, 2015 6:19 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
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Damn, Slate now has a paywall for us Non-USAians if we read more than 5 posts a month. Almost all sites that offers a limited number of free articles do so by placing a cookie on your computer that tracks how many articles you've read - and since it's on your computer, you can simply remove that co...
by acathode
Tue Aug 11, 2015 5:00 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
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Two people have been stabbed to death in a Swedish Ikea. Possibly another outbreak of toxic masculinity. The suspects turn out to be asylum seekers, so there will probably be less talk about toxic masculinity and more about regrettable but isolated incidents. Maybe they were simply stabbing up? htt...
by acathode
Mon Aug 10, 2015 4:22 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
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Haven't really had time to follow the pit for the last few days, but regarding the freebleeding thing... that stuff is for noobs, this is how a pro runs a marathon: http://i.imgur.com/WfuREIG.jpg http://i.imgur.com/oTqhA4G.jpg (This is from the Gothenburg marathon, 2008 - ie. he ran down the main st...
by acathode
Wed Aug 05, 2015 5:54 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
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ps. Quick update before I head out for some pike-fishing: Latest breaking news - the ads in the 2nd picture, the ones in the ceiling, will not be put up again due to safety reasons - the people who might try tearing them down could fall and hurt themselves...
by acathode
Wed Aug 05, 2015 5:30 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
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Meanwhile in Sweden... The leftists SJW's brains collectively short-circuit as the Sweden Democrats put up a ad-campaign in one single subway station in central Stockholm. These are two of the three ad spots they had: http://i.imgur.com/f4INN84.jpg http://i.imgur.com/VXvUBv4.jpg (the third ad spot w...
by acathode
Thu Jul 30, 2015 6:18 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
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Just dropping off some random SJW lulz from KiA: According to this article , the children's show Paw Patrol: http://i.imgur.com/FMKdcLb.jpg is apparently racist/problematic - because: Paw Patrol, I must admit, pisses me off: all the pups are male except for Skye, the pink-clad helicopter pilot, and ...
by acathode
Sat Jul 25, 2015 8:44 am
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Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
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PZ has emerged from the rock he was hiding under & he's come out gun's ablazing at the Horde. Guess he's next for denying Tony's 'but I know things' as lived experience of Ophelia's transmisogynist Terfness. That's old white male privilege for you. http://i.imgur.com/LFKAvZm.png http://i.imgur.com/...
by acathode
Fri Jul 24, 2015 9:48 pm
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Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
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I wish I could still be surprised by these things. A secular Muslim woman writes a book about the spread of reactionary Islam and the need of reform, and Swedish SJWs accuse her of only acting on behalf of "liberal white men" :doh: http://www.aftonbladet.se/debatt/article21147990.ab People who lack...
by acathode
Wed Jul 22, 2015 9:09 am
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
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A little off topic - does anyone know if Cordelia Fine's Delusions of Gender has been throughly responded to, or is it currently the last word? I've just started reading it, and it's point seems to be that, while there are certainly sex differences, none of the neuroscience or evolutionary phycolog...
by acathode
Tue Jul 21, 2015 6:12 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
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The whole Pride-ban on transvestites and drag just reminds me of a few years ago when a Swedish Pride decided to ban all non-socialist political parties from participating - targeted specifically at a few groups of liberals... I'm just kinda wondering, was the LGBT-movements always full SJW, or were...
by acathode
Mon Jul 20, 2015 11:11 am
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Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
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Now that there is evidence that the whole Tim Hunt thing was a joke I suppose we can expect that Ophie, PZ, and other FTBers that wrote articles will write a similar number of articles spread over the next few weeks apologizing for the unfair treatment they gave him. They knew it was a joke some ti...
by acathode
Sun Jul 19, 2015 10:20 pm
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Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
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Organisations have still important work to do, but that's a tiny subset in places where something meaningful can be done on the ground. Only opinion leaders can form some coherence with all the myriads of commenters and bloggers and tweeters online and that is now a thing of the past. Nobody wants ...
by acathode
Sun Jul 19, 2015 12:09 pm
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Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
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Norwegians = Atheist Ned Flanders.... with loads of money. Swedes = Tumblr IRL Danes = Arrogant Living the good life - beer, tobacco (or pot), and sex. There's a reason they are the happiest people on the planet. ( If it just wasn't for the sad excuse of a language they have... :( ) Finns = Silent, ...
by acathode
Fri Jul 17, 2015 4:31 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
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by acathode
Fri Jul 17, 2015 7:54 am
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Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
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Ouch, fucks sake, just looking at those x-rays were enough to make me shudder... you're going to be having those screws sticking out in your flesh for almost a month?! Please tell me they you got something strong for the pain? In any case, hope it works out and they manage to fix you this time - goo...
by acathode
Fri Jul 17, 2015 2:44 am
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Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
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So Gawker just put their foot in their moth and decided to put a bullet in same foot just for good measure... <snip> (archive link removed to symbolically preserve a morsel of privacy for the guy) Can't believe they published that. Nice to see all the pushback it's getting Gawker, though, even from...
by acathode
Thu Jul 16, 2015 10:03 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
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So Gawker just put their foot in their moth and decided to put a bullet in same foot just for good measure... Short version: Guy tries to hire gay porn star as a escort. Guy is not a public figure, not out of the closet but married with a wife and three kids and a nice job as CFO of Conde Nast. Gay ...
by acathode
Mon Jul 13, 2015 9:50 pm
Forum: Past Misdeeds
Topic: Happy 3rd Pit Birthday!
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snip... You also just have to marvel how media will lap up almost any bullshit and report it unquestioningly when it aligns with whatever ideology the media outlet happen to have, be it right wing fundie bullshit or left wing progressive bullshit - and you also have to marvel at how insanely easy i...