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Skeptical Hangman
« on: December 06, 2014, 10:51:25 PM »
The rules are simple:

  • Each puzzle will be a skeptical quote.
  • Guess a letter and the puzzle master will fill in the blanks.
  • Solve the puzzle and win the right to be the next puzzle master!

First Puzzle:

----- --- --- ---- --- ------- ----------- --- ---- --- ------ ----------.
— --------
I would like to propose...that...it is undesirable to believe in a proposition when there is no ground whatever for supposing it true. — Bertrand Russell

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Re: Skeptical Hangman
« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2014, 11:49:00 PM »
S
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Re: Skeptical Hangman
« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2014, 08:39:26 AM »
T
Now where I come from
We don't let society tell us how it's supposed to be
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We cross our bridges when we come to them and burn them behind us, with nothing to show for our progress except a memory of the smell of smoke, and a presumption that once our eyes watered.

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Re: Skeptical Hangman
« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2014, 09:31:18 AM »
T--s- --- --- ---- --- ------- --s----t--s --- ---- --- -----t -t----t--s.
— ---t----


Guessed: S, T
Not in puzzle:
I would like to propose...that...it is undesirable to believe in a proposition when there is no ground whatever for supposing it true. — Bertrand Russell

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Re: Skeptical Hangman
« Reply #4 on: December 07, 2014, 11:07:08 AM »
h
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Re: Skeptical Hangman
« Reply #5 on: December 07, 2014, 11:48:00 AM »
Th-s- -h- --- ---- --- ------- --s----t--s --- ---- --- -----t -t----t--s.
— ---t----


Guessed: S, T, H
Not in puzzle:
I would like to propose...that...it is undesirable to believe in a proposition when there is no ground whatever for supposing it true. — Bertrand Russell

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Re: Skeptical Hangman
« Reply #6 on: December 07, 2014, 03:29:02 PM »
Heh heh. Got it.    ;)
But i'll just drop in and serve as a hint.
Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities. --Voltaire
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence. -- Hitchens.

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Re: Skeptical Hangman
« Reply #7 on: December 07, 2014, 03:37:09 PM »
Heh heh. Got it.    ;)
But i'll just drop in and serve as a hint.

Not fair!
I would like to propose...that...it is undesirable to believe in a proposition when there is no ground whatever for supposing it true. — Bertrand Russell

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Re: Skeptical Hangman
« Reply #8 on: December 07, 2014, 03:45:01 PM »
 ;D 

Cabaret Voltaire was one of my fave alternative bands.
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Re: Skeptical Hangman
« Reply #9 on: December 07, 2014, 03:47:12 PM »
I think Henning should have to get to do the next puzzle.
I would like to propose...that...it is undesirable to believe in a proposition when there is no ground whatever for supposing it true. — Bertrand Russell

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Re: Skeptical Hangman
« Reply #10 on: December 07, 2014, 04:25:38 PM »
I think Henning should have to get to do the next puzzle.

I agree.
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Re: Skeptical Hangman
« Reply #11 on: December 08, 2014, 02:03:57 AM »
You are quite correct, of course.
For good measure, the answer:  Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities. ~ Voltaire
also, my signature for all 6 or so years I've been on the forums.

And now...


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Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities. --Voltaire
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence. -- Hitchens.

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Re: Skeptical Hangman
« Reply #12 on: December 08, 2014, 08:26:45 AM »
E?
I would like to propose...that...it is undesirable to believe in a proposition when there is no ground whatever for supposing it true. — Bertrand Russell

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Re: Skeptical Hangman
« Reply #13 on: December 08, 2014, 11:52:41 AM »

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Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities. --Voltaire
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence. -- Hitchens.

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Re: Skeptical Hangman
« Reply #14 on: December 08, 2014, 11:54:08 AM »
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