Cone of Ignorance?


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Dec4-04, 12:56 PM
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Can there be such a thing as a cone of Ignorance? Can somebody be so ignorant as to drag other people down to their level just by being in close proximity to them?

And if this can be so, does that mean that a cone of depression can also exist? Are there any other cones that you can think of?
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I've heard of spheres of wisdom and cubes of fortitude, but CONES of ignorance????
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Well, let's not forget the CONE OF SILENCE. Anyone remember that?

How about the cone of cone. That's were your ice cream cone flakes off when you crunch and it gets on everyone around you.

Another version of the "cone of influence" concept: It's hard to fly like an eagle when you hang with turkeys.

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Cone of Ignorance?


I've heard of spheres of wisdom and cubes of fortitude, but CONES of ignorance????
Yea a cone of ignorance is when someone is soooooo stupid that they bring everyone close enough to them down to their level of stupidity.

Think of it like a black hole sucking everything around it into it.
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LOL. I think this is true. I notice that ignorant people seem to suck the intelligence out of the room.
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How about those intelligent cones in H.P. Lovecraft stories?

The Great Race's members were immense rugose cones ten feet high, and with head and other organs attached to foot-thick, distensible limbs spreading from the apexes. They spoke by the clicking or scraping of huge paws or claws attached to the end of two of their four limbs, and walked by the expansion and contraction of a viscous layer attached to their vast, ten-foot bases.

Carry on
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If I remember correctly, they were cones of callous curiosity; they were certainly not cones of ignorance.
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Yeah, i've met lots of people like that. And i mean lots. They hurt my soul. its in the ICU now...
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any one in particular you are thinking of Andy? Are you saying you are caught in a cone, or emitting one? Or simply coming up with an excuse for your ignorance?
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All of the above, all though i do know several people that have this cone of ignorance. I was sat next to one in all of my school exams which is why i did so poorly. I detect the cone coming from you though, especially with the tape over your eye, that should give people enough warning though to avoid you so as not to get trapped in your cone.
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You fool! It's not a cone of ignorance, it's a 4-cornered cube. You're just on the wrong corner.
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Why, yes thank you. Could I get a double-dip, please?
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Quote Quote by Andy
All of the above, all though i do know several people that have this cone of ignorance. I was sat next to one in all of my school exams which is why i did so poorly. I detect the cone coming from you though, especially with the tape over your eye, that should give people enough warning though to avoid you so as not to get trapped in your cone.
Hey dont blame me, you shouldnt have copied my answers!


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