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Offline Aristide

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« Reply #30 on: August 24, 2006, 07:47:10 PM »
New to the board, didn't see page 2... :?

Offline Sillysighbean

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Episode #56
« Reply #31 on: August 24, 2006, 09:36:57 PM »
Pluto is no longer a planet? Damn!, I just got my astrology chart done and my rising sign was in Pluto, will this effect my love life? It's always something.
  Regarding the balance of humour in the show. I would hope that the rogues continue to say whatever, whenever and however they want. Isn't this what makes podcasting different then commercial television and radio?  I enjoy reading the forums. Either some of these people are so smart, or I got ADD because I have a difficult time following some of the postings. Not a criticism, I should be pushed. I check on all the links that people put up and have been learning a great deal. I appreciate what EVERYBODY is doing!  The podcast itself is presented in a down to Earth (is that still a planet?), manner so that complicated subjects can be better understood by the average person. My arguments with people have improved as I have a deeper appreciation and knowledge of logical fallicies. If there was less humor or an absence of sexy banter ("Monkey sex..how hot is that! haha)..
I probably would not be such a fan. I am not looking for crude banality, we have Howard Stern on satellite for that...The guests are terrific, and although I have been on for a short time, I have already listened AND paid attention to more lectures than my entire four years of high school.
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« Reply #32 on: August 25, 2006, 07:56:32 PM »
It's about Friggin time Pluto has no buisness being a planet in the first place.  :wink:
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Offline Timothy Clemans

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« Reply #33 on: August 25, 2006, 10:08:55 PM »
http://blog.washingtonpost.com/benchconference/2006/08/pluto_loses_designation_sues_i.html

I was laughing a lot earlier today when I found that article linked to above. Anyway the IAU is being sued over the declassification of Pluto's classic planet classification.
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« Reply #34 on: September 03, 2006, 05:07:09 PM »
Skepchick, I think it's time for a test of your claims: http://www.fakeornot.com has a wide variety of reals and fakes. I got 8/10 three times, though with varying scores.
Conscious of my anosognosia.

 

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