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Serious Deadhead

  1. Sep 9, 2007 #1

    Danger

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    Awww, Moonie... you went and locked that idiot's thread before I could tell him where to go and what to do when he gets there. And I thought that you were my friend... :frown:
    A few more like you around, and we probably wouldn't even be able to have wars. Then where would all of the taxes go? :tongue:
     
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  3. Sep 10, 2007 #2

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    I was going to point out to our pompous and arrogant guest, that some of us do have degrees, and we do review papers for major journals in our respective fields.

    And like we request of students about homework - please show some effort on your part. We are not here to do your work for you.
     
  4. Sep 10, 2007 #3

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    Is this thread still up? It's sounds like it'd be hoot to read!:rolleyes:
     
  5. Sep 10, 2007 #4

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    Its the first thread that is locked below in this forum. If you search for the users posts there is a locked thread in cosmology but his theory was removed.
     
  6. Sep 10, 2007 #5

    G01

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    Well that was good!
     
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  7. Sep 10, 2007 #6

    Chris Hillman

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    Just read it :rofl:
     
  8. Sep 10, 2007 #7

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    The rest of us who are university educated do not have a problem with the posting rules, nor are they too strict or onerous.

    Now I have to wonder about that university :rolleyes:
     
  9. Sep 10, 2007 #8

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    This is the thing I don't get. People like this guy say that the rules here are too strict and that we should discuss non published theories, but if they aren't publishable, what's the point? This is the reason the scientific community has journals is too recognize important theories and experimental results and to report them. Hypothetically, if this guy's theory is as important and profound as he claims, then he should be able to get it published eventually, and if he can get it published if he adheres to the journal's rules, he should be able to follow IR's relatively more lenient rules.
     
  10. Sep 11, 2007 #9

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    PF is actually very lenient when it comes to people airing their opinions, as evidenced by the fact that I haven't been banned (yet :uhh:).
    What pissed me off about this guy was his certitude that he has an Earth-shattering revolution in physics, despite his acknowlegement that he's never studied phyisics.
    Frankly, I expected this to be a one-post thread just to make a statement. Then I saw that Astro had responded, and was afraid to read it because I expected a reprimand for sniping (ie: entering into a battle of wits with an unarmed opponent). Once I saw that a few others of you had piped up, I revisited the thread. And again, you all surprised me by agreeing. There has to be something wrong with that. I like it, but there has to be something wrong. Back, sheep, I say... back to your pens.
    Now here's a paradox if ever I encountered one. There are enough people in my town who don't know me at all, and yet know the name behind me, that I thought about forming a cult. The only problem is, I would demand of anyone in my cult that they be free-thinkers. There's some sort of a problem there, which I believe will restrict my income.
     
  11. Sep 11, 2007 #10

    Astronuc

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    I couldn't resist. I would have posted in the other thread, but it's locked.

    The key point is that PF is supportive of those who are serious about science and academics.

    What really gets me is "Where are the "Outside Mainstream" and "Independent Research" forums?", and the insistence that one be ushered about PF, when one shows no attempt or effort at navigating oneself.

    Careful - you'll have a contradiction named after you.
     
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  12. Sep 11, 2007 #11

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    As an atheist with a menopausal wife and step-kids who hate my guts (although we've only met twice for a couple of minutes), that's probably my only shot at immortality. Go for it.
     
  13. Sep 11, 2007 #12

    Chris Hillman

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    Well, you need to call it a "church" so you can seek tax-exempt status. How about Church of the Skeptical Shepard?

    Per Astronuc, we predict this flock will contain no sheep.
     
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  14. Sep 11, 2007 #13

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    Okay, folks, you've had your fun. Everyone here knows that we don't allow discussion of locked threads to continue, especially when the only purpose is to poke fun at another member. Alas, this one must meet the same fate and be locked as well.
     
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