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how we won the James Randi $1,000,000 Paranormal Challenge

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« on: May 23, 2013, 19:18:09 PM »

How we won the James Randi Paranormal Challenge

DEPECHE MODE Enjoy The Silence (Live at WTC: long clip)


HOW WE WON THE JAMES RANDI PARANORMAL CHALLENGE

THE CULTURE INDUSTRY THE IDEOLOGY OF DEATH

THE MAYAN SKEPTIC APOCALYPSE 12/21/2012

We really enjoy when comfortable bourgeois atheists talk about the apocalypse…

Unfinished business

Are these claims “falsifiable? Millions will see this.

we’re not KIDDING

http://eschaton2012.ca/?page=home.php

SKEPTIC APOCALYPSE? DOUBLE!

http://issuu.com/span/docs/conmag-winter2012-13?mode=window&backgroundColor=%23222222

get to the article on the APOCALYPSE - pg. 22

no, 99% have failed!

2 Kings 19

http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=2+Kings+19&version=NIV

“That night the angel of the Lord went out and put to death a hundred and eighty-five thousand in the Assyrian camp. When the people got up the next morning—there were all the dead bodies!”

HOW WE WON THE JAMES RANDI MILLION DOLLAR PARANORMAL CHALLENGE

http://deltamachine.atspace.cc/




WORKS BOTH WAYS!!!

VICTORY!
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« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2013, 19:42:14 PM »

Violating your restrictions again, eh Mabus?  Accessing the Internet and skipping your meds.  21 December 2012 has passed some time ago, you know.

Tut, tut, you naughty man, you!  Shall we drop a message with the authorities and get your suspended sentence unsuspended?

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« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2013, 22:22:01 PM »

Depeche Mode - Soothe My Soul



a BONUS for my little skeptic buddies
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« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2013, 07:17:43 AM »

lol

the question here is, did religion cause the psychosis or did the psychosis brought on the religious mania?
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« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2013, 07:56:28 AM »

One needs to visit the “deltamachine.atspace.cc” link (which seems to be a sort of self-assembled “Best of Mabus” compilation) in order to get a fuller sense of this guy’s mental and emotional infirmities.

Why would any god make such people?  Has he no shame?

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« Reply #5 on: May 24, 2013, 09:50:27 AM »

Oh man I read the title and I thought: "Wow! Someone won that?!"

Then I saw depeche mode.... "Oh, it's just old dave".

In some kind of way, it makes the forum feel like "the old days".

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« Reply #6 on: May 24, 2013, 15:12:55 PM »

and we're talking with Davy
whose still in the navy
and probably will be for life

lah dah da-dee dah ....
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« Reply #7 on: May 24, 2013, 16:26:24 PM »

and we're talking with Davy
whose still in the navy
and probably will be for life

lah dah da-dee dah ....

Ahhhh... a Friday night song...
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« Reply #8 on: May 24, 2013, 18:50:00 PM »

Serenading seems to work so let’s go the whole hog:

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It’s eight o’clock on a nippy day
The regular posters log in
There’s a screen on the desk right in front of me
Waitin’ for Dave to begin.

It says, “Folks, I will post you a diatribe
I’m not really sure how it goes
But it’s mad with much heat and I knew it complete
When I wore a saner man’s clothes.”

La la la, di da da
La la, di da da da dum.

Write us a rant, you’re the zany man
Write us a rant tonight
Well, we’re all in the mood for a malady
And you’ve got us feelin’ no fright.

Now James at dot org is a lucid guy
He gets me my facts for free
And he’s quick with a poke at any crazy old folk
And there’s nowhere that he’d rather be.

He says, “Will you believe this is ticklin’ me?”
As the doubt spreads all over his face
“Well, I’m sure that Dave could be a movie star
If he found a gullible place.”

Oh, la la la, di da da
La la, di da da da dum.

Now Sherm is a rational essayist
Who never had time for this strife
And he’s talking ’bout Davy, whose head’s filled with gravy
And probably will be for life.

And the Skepchick is pondering goofy shticks
As the woo-woo nuts slowly get boned
Yes, they’re getting a dunk in what’s logical
But it’s better than babbling alone.

Write us a rant, you’re the dilly man
Write us tirades tonight
Well, we’re all in the mood for some lunacy
And you got us lookin’ all bright.

It’s a pretty good crowd for a nippy night
And our admin will tolerate bile
’Cos he knows that it’s we on whom you’re trying to pee
To forget about truth all the while.

And the bluster, it reads like a septic tank
And the harassment smells born of fear
And we look from afar and make sense of your blah
And say, “Man, what are you tryin’ here?”

Oh, la la la, di da da
La la, di da da da dum.

Write us a rant, you’re the whacky man
Write us baloney tonight
Well, we’re all in the mood for your malady
And you’ll keep us laughin’ ’til light.

(With abject apologies to B. Joel)

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« Reply #9 on: May 24, 2013, 19:43:32 PM »

Violating your restrictions again, eh Mabus?  Accessing the Internet and skipping your meds.  21 December 2012 has passed some time ago, you know.

Tut, tut, you naughty man, you!  Shall we drop a message with the authorities and get your suspended sentence unsuspended?

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you REALLY DON'T WANT US THREATENING YOU....
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« Reply #10 on: May 24, 2013, 19:58:51 PM »

you REALLY DON'T WANT US THREATENING YOU....
“Us”?  Who’s “Us”?  You have a team of Mabuses at your command?  You plan to sail an ocean liner full of vengeful Mabus minions across the Atlantic — into Table Mountain, perhaps?  After training on a boat simulator, yes?

BTW, there’s no need to shout.  Really.  I can hear the hiss of unslaked venom well enough without the all-caps amplification, thank you very much.

(Note to self:  Pick your serenading more cautiously.)

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« Reply #11 on: May 24, 2013, 20:08:43 PM »

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you REALLY DON'T WANT US THREATENING YOU....
Is he going to pray us to death?
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« Reply #12 on: May 24, 2013, 21:17:31 PM »

you REALLY DON'T WANT US THREATENING YOU....
“Us”?  Who’s “Us”?  You have a team of Mabuses at your command? 

I think he's being sarcastic. "Us" being, well, us.
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« Reply #13 on: May 24, 2013, 21:21:07 PM »

I think he's being sarcastic.
Yeah? Wink

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« Reply #14 on: May 25, 2013, 07:30:59 AM »

Mefiante, good job on that cleverly yankoviched song. Very funny!  :-)
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« Reply #15 on: May 25, 2013, 08:38:14 AM »

Ta, but look what it’s provoked! Evil

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« Reply #16 on: May 25, 2013, 10:02:33 AM »

Ta, but look what it’s provoked! Evil
Which is no mean feat in itself. If memory serves, to date only  gothcatgirl had managed to  coax any sort of response from our celebrity wooster.  ;-)
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« Reply #17 on: May 25, 2013, 10:25:42 AM »

Actually, there was another instance where I challenged him on his use of the word “atheism” and he proceeded to explain (insofar as “explain” is the correct term) that he uses the word to describe any rejection or questioning of the reality of the paranormal/supernatural.  So if, just by way of a random example, you reject the notion that mental illness is caused by real demons and that exorcism can cure it, you’re an atheist according to the Mabusian Misconception.

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« Reply #18 on: May 25, 2013, 11:25:45 AM »

@ Mefiante

I enjoyed your Billy Joel adaptation - it's excellent.
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« Reply #19 on: May 25, 2013, 11:38:29 AM »

Thenk yoo, thenk yoo!  We’ll be performing here at the Sceptics’ Lounge all week! Wink

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« Reply #20 on: May 26, 2013, 04:24:47 AM »

do I SMELL VICTORY over my little atheists turds....
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« Reply #21 on: May 26, 2013, 08:14:36 AM »

do I SMELL VICTORY over my little atheists turds....
Huh?
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« Reply #22 on: May 26, 2013, 08:47:45 AM »

my little atheists turds  
Erm, well, then allow me to be the first to congratulate you on the surprising sanity of your undigestables.
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« Reply #23 on: May 26, 2013, 09:56:34 AM »

Olfactory       [edit]

Phantosmia is the phenomenon of smelling odors that aren’t really present. The most common odors are unpleasant smells such as rotting flesh, vomit, urine, feces, smoke, or others. Phantosmia often results from damage to the nervous tissue in the olfactory system. The damage can be caused by viral infection, brain tumor, trauma, surgery, and possibly exposure to toxins or drugs.[13] Phantosmia can also be induced by epilepsy affecting the olfactory cortex and is also thought to possibly have psychiatric origins.[citation needed] Phantosmia is different from parosmia, in which a smell is actually present, but perceived differently from its actual smell.

Olfactory hallucinations can also appear in some cases of associative imagination, for example, while watching a romance movie, where the man gifts roses to the woman, the viewer senses the roses’ odor (which in fact does not exist).

Olfactory hallucinations have also been reported in migraine, although the frequency of such hallucinations is unclear.[14][15]

Parosmia, also known as troposmia or cacosmia, is an olfactory dysfunction that is characterized by the inability of the brain to properly identify an odor’s “natural” smell.[1] What happens instead is that the natural odor is transcribed into what is most often described as an unpleasant aroma, typically a “‘burned,’ ‘rotting,’ ‘fecal,’ or ‘chemical’ smell.”[2] There are instances, however, of pleasant odors. This is more specifically called euosmia.[3]

Phantosmia is a form of olfactory hallucination. While most olfactory hallucinations are caused by a misinterpretation of a physical stimulus, such as in the case of parosmia, phantosmia is the perception of a smell in the absence of any physical odors. The odor can range from pleasant to a disgusting smell. Although the causes of phantosmia are debated, it is often comorbid with psychological disorders such as schizophrenia, mood disorders, Parkinsons disease, epilepsy, neuroblastoma, and frequent migraines.

So yes, a crushing defeat by the sharp-nosed armies of King Inconsequent.

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« Reply #24 on: May 26, 2013, 11:15:33 AM »

So yes, a crushing defeat by the sharp-nosed armies of King Inconsequent.
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"Inconsequent" sounds more like a pope's name. :-)
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« Reply #25 on: May 27, 2013, 11:14:26 AM »

in gothatgirl's spirit: Mabus stop insulting or intelligence, go and get treatment for your delusional afflictions as well as  Achalasia. Also you could sniff some Botox...small doses are sufficient.
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« Reply #26 on: May 29, 2013, 06:08:07 AM »

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0APF3SO9tqE

THE DAY OF THE LORD!
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« Reply #27 on: May 29, 2013, 07:03:07 AM »

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« Reply #28 on: May 29, 2013, 08:01:56 AM »



What's nurse Ratchett got to do with, well, anything?
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« Reply #29 on: May 29, 2013, 08:05:27 AM »

Why, I think she’s calling for the okes who administer straitjackets.

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« Reply #30 on: May 29, 2013, 08:07:05 AM »

Why, I think she’s calling for the okes who administer straitjackets.

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Ah, the black boys.  Now I get it.
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