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by mrgumby
Sat May 29, 2010 5:01 am
Forum: Controversial topics
Topic: Competition
Replies: 8
Views: 4086

Re: Competition

CharmQuark wrote:MrGumby
I don't quite know where you are going with this? can you explain to me why you felt the need to do so? :
Just having a minor dig/stir......it is in "controversial topics".......and I thought it would be fun.
by mrgumby
Sat May 29, 2010 4:57 am
Forum: Controversial topics
Topic: Competition
Replies: 8
Views: 4086

Re: Competition

Kasuha wrote:Which reminds me that this thread belongs to offtopic. ;)
I think the response proves that "controversial topics" is the right place. :whistle:
by mrgumby
Fri May 28, 2010 8:57 am
Forum: Off topic
Topic: What Religious belief are you?
Replies: 74
Views: 24835

Re: What Religious belief are you?

Bornerdogge wrote:(think about creationists in schools in the USA)
Yup.....

Thats the sort of people I meant....
by mrgumby
Fri May 28, 2010 8:52 am
Forum: Controversial topics
Topic: Several biggest errors of particle physicists.
Replies: 1135
Views: 453616

Re: Several biggest errors of particle physicists.

Why?.......who are we hurting?
by mrgumby
Fri May 28, 2010 8:51 am
Forum: Controversial topics
Topic: Competition
Replies: 8
Views: 4086

Competition

The English language doesn't seem to have a word for....

"People who get uptight when a forum thread wanders slightly, and write posts admonishing the culprits."

Winner to be chosen by others using the term....

Prize........everlasting fame!!!!
by mrgumby
Fri May 28, 2010 8:44 am
Forum: Off topic
Topic: What Religious belief are you?
Replies: 74
Views: 24835

Re: What Religious belief are you?

Historically, religions (especially Christianity) have used their own corrupted version of real science for their own purposes, and where this didn't work they suppressed science with every means at hand. Ask Galileo...... The creationist or "intelligent design" people are merely the latest incarnat...
by mrgumby
Thu May 27, 2010 8:25 am
Forum: New Users Start Here
Topic: Hi!
Replies: 3
Views: 2300

Re: Hi!

Hi jonas.serych,

This is the best place there is....

welcome
by mrgumby
Thu May 27, 2010 8:24 am
Forum: Controversial topics
Topic: Several biggest errors of particle physicists.
Replies: 1135
Views: 453616

Re: Several biggest errors of particle physicists.

Every day another record!

How far can this record stretch?

2 months?

6 months?

10 years?

The tension is incredible!
by mrgumby
Thu May 27, 2010 8:21 am
Forum: Off topic
Topic: What Religious belief are you?
Replies: 74
Views: 24835

Re: What Religious belief are you?

Religions do not use science.

Religions ABuse science.
by mrgumby
Thu May 27, 2010 8:18 am
Forum: New Users Start Here
Topic: hi
Replies: 3
Views: 2420

Re: hi

welcome prestigious786

lots of fun and knowledge to be had...
by mrgumby
Wed May 26, 2010 8:17 am
Forum: Off topic
Topic: What Religious belief are you?
Replies: 74
Views: 24835

Re: What Religious belief are you?

Oops...sorry...I was replying to Chriwi's last post...
by mrgumby
Wed May 26, 2010 7:23 am
Forum: Off topic
Topic: What Religious belief are you?
Replies: 74
Views: 24835

Re: What Religious belief are you?

Once again I will say. If an event has a 1 in a million chance of happening, this does not mean that it will happen once in every million events. For this to happen, it would require that something is keeping a record of previous events. There is no record keeper. Each event must be considered as th...
by mrgumby
Tue May 25, 2010 8:19 am
Forum: Portal link and forum suggestions
Topic: LHCb status paged has moved
Replies: 3
Views: 3206

Re: LHCb status paged has moved

What browser are you using?
by mrgumby
Tue May 25, 2010 8:18 am
Forum: Off topic
Topic: What Religious belief are you?
Replies: 74
Views: 24835

Re: What Religious belief are you?

Sure...everything is about probability. Any event you can imagine has a probability of occurrence. There is a common misunderstanding, that if event (a) has 1 chance in 1000 of happening, then in 1000 events, (a) will happen once. This is not true. Probability has no memory. Every one of those 1000 ...