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    Nice Planet 15: I Knew It, I'm Surrounded By A-Holes!

    Go on.
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    Re: Nice Planet 15: I Knew It, I'm Surrounded By A-Holes!

    Thank you Kepler and Deutsche for a really interesting discussion. The 0.7 is pretty unreal. I had no idea.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dxmnkd316 View Post
    Thank you Kepler and Deutsche for a really interesting discussion. The 0.7 is pretty unreal. I had no idea.
    The correlation for Child marriage, education and fertility rates is also interesting

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    Trumpster: "Deport all the illegal food service, meatpacking, and agricultural employees! Pay real 'Muricans a living wage!"

    *Time Passes*

    Trumpster: "Why does a pepperoni pizza now cost over $25?!?! WARRRRGARBL! No tip for you, Driver!"
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    Re: Nice Planet 15: I Knew It, I'm Surrounded By A-Holes!

    Not sure where else to post this but please don't contact us again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Slap Shot View Post
    Not sure where else to post this but please don't contact us again.
    That Haberny guy, who I think describes himself as a performance artist, has written a lot of these rejection letters. I saw a website once that contained some of them, but on a quick search I couldn't locate it. Just this one, which is also funny.

    http://wearearchitects.tumblr.com/po...s-greg-haberny
    That community is already in the process of dissolution where each man begins to eye his neighbor as a possible enemy, where non-conformity with the accepted creed, political as well as religious, is a mark of disaffection; where denunciation, without specification or backing, takes the place of evidence; where orthodoxy chokes freedom of dissent; where faith in the eventual supremacy of reason has become so timid that we dare not enter our convictions in the open lists, to win or lose.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SJHovey View Post
    That Haberny guy, who I think describes himself as a performance artist, has written a lot of these rejection letters. I saw a website once that contained some of them, but on a quick search I couldn't locate it. Just this one, which is also funny.

    http://wearearchitects.tumblr.com/po...s-greg-haberny
    He seems like a very nice man. His art is atrocious.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kepler View Post
    He seems like a very nice man. His art is atrocious.
    Yeah, I think he needs to stick to trolling corporations with fake rejection letters.
    That community is already in the process of dissolution where each man begins to eye his neighbor as a possible enemy, where non-conformity with the accepted creed, political as well as religious, is a mark of disaffection; where denunciation, without specification or backing, takes the place of evidence; where orthodoxy chokes freedom of dissent; where faith in the eventual supremacy of reason has become so timid that we dare not enter our convictions in the open lists, to win or lose.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SJHovey View Post
    Yeah, I think he needs to stick to trolling corporations with fake rejection letters.
    I had a GF who did this kind of art, so I met plenty of people in The Biz. It's just like Modern Classical music: a hundred people all just performing for each other, while to those of us on the outside it looks (sounds) like sh-t.

    I understand tastes that need to be acquired -- punk certainly does, and a lot of (well, good) hip hop does. And there is writing that is opaque but wonderful, like Joyce. And most good poetry doesn't rhyme.

    In short, it's really hard to make me offended by elitism, because all too often "elitist" is a word used by stupid people to attack smart people they are not capable of understanding. But these folks do offend me by their elitism -- maybe because I just don't accept that the obscurity of their work necessarily means profundity. Both modern art and music worship ugliness as the mark of seriousness. Robert Hughes, who is MUCH more sympathetic to modern art than I, did a much better job explaining this in The Shock of the New. Sometimes a bunch a crap on a canvas is just a bunch of crap on a canvas, it isn't important or doing anything important.
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    It was an honor to present your colors, RPI. Let's Go 'TUTE!
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    I'm not happy about it either, but Flag is correct (cue the Twilight Zone music!).
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    Ahh crap I agree exactly with what FlagDude said.
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    I never thought I would say this, but you are right.
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    And yet, even if Flaggy is complete tinfoil hat, every day it looks closer and closer to the truth.
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    So flaggy: you win.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FlagDUDE08 View Post
    regurgitates InfoWars nonsense
    Good Lord. You must watch that station 24/7.

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    Check, please. I'm done with our species.
    It's a book of our true stories
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    We're coming rougher every time

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    Re: Nice Planet 15: I Knew It, I'm Surrounded By A-Holes!

    Quote Originally Posted by Kepler View Post
    Good Lord. You must watch that station 24/7.

    I don't know if flaggy ever experienced a midway as a kid, but if he did, the carnies must have cleaned him out in minutes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by burd View Post
    I don't know if flaggy ever experienced a midway as a kid, but if he did, the carnies must have cleaned him out in minutes.
    They must have got him on "Guess Your Weight" especially.
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    And when there wasn’t awar, they left anyway..

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    Australian beaches have surrendered. https://michaelsavage.com/?p=19325
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rover View Post
    I'm not happy about it either, but Flag is correct (cue the Twilight Zone music!).
    Quote Originally Posted by French Rage View Post
    Ahh crap I agree exactly with what FlagDude said.
    Quote Originally Posted by jericho on rpitv's chat
    I never thought I would say this, but you are right.
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    And yet, even if Flaggy is complete tinfoil hat, every day it looks closer and closer to the truth.
    Quote Originally Posted by burd View Post
    So flaggy: you win.

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    Cornell '04, Stanford '06


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    Rover Frenchy, Classic! Great post.
    iwh30 I wish I could be as smart as you. I really do you are the man
    gregg729 I just saw your sig, you do love having people revel in your "intelligence."
    Ritt18 you are the perfect representation of your alma mater.
    Shirtless Bob That's it, you win.
    TBA#2 I want to kill you and dance in your blood.
    DisplacedCornellian Hahaha. Thread over. Frenchy wins.

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    Lol. Does anyone honestly click through to Flagbot's fake news links anymore?
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