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greyl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-13-06 03:16 AM
Response to Reply #21
28. "Did you confirm the source?"
"No, why should we?"

It was debunked. There's less evidence for this story than there is for intelligence in the oval office.
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  - I know nothing about modern Buddhism...  Maddy McCall   Mar-11-06 04:58 PM   #1 
  - The reason to be skeptical is not just the "no food or water for 10 month"  Up2Late   Mar-11-06 05:18 PM   #4 
  - I thought you could have water while fasting...  Maddy McCall   Mar-11-06 05:24 PM   #7 
  - I think they might have a "Weekend At Bernies" type of situatioin  smirkymonkey   Mar-13-06 12:30 PM   #32 
  - Do you seriously think it's humanely possible to not eat or  lizzy   Mar-11-06 05:20 PM   #5 
     - I wasn't addressing the physical side of the fasting when I asked...  Maddy McCall   Mar-11-06 05:29 PM   #8 
     - Yep  soothsayer   Mar-11-06 11:57 PM   #14 
  - The reason is in the story itself.  Poppyseedman   Mar-11-06 05:02 PM   #2 
  - Follow the money  TrogL   Mar-11-06 05:10 PM   #3 
  - I just hope they don't start claiming that he vanish in a flash of light  Up2Late   Mar-11-06 05:22 PM   #6 
  - Or he left to get a Big Mac  shrike   Mar-12-06 09:28 AM   #20 
  - I think it'll lead to more sales.  greyl   Mar-12-06 03:53 AM   #19 
  - Looking at the pic, he looks like a doll or mannequin. Seem like BS to me.  genieroze   Mar-11-06 06:28 PM   #9 
  - What is that thing on his head?  NYC   Mar-11-06 07:33 PM   #10 
  - That's supposed to be his hair, they claim that it has grown that much...  Up2Late   Mar-12-06 01:35 AM   #15 
     - It doesn't look natural.  NYC   Mar-12-06 03:06 AM   #16 
  - No food or water for ten months? Maybe he's sitting sideways and we  acmavm   Mar-11-06 08:36 PM   #11 
  - Here is a true case  cryingshame   Mar-11-06 09:54 PM   #12 
  - Riiiight.  Codeine   Mar-11-06 11:09 PM   #13 
  - There's such a simple explanation to this, ye of little faith...  gtar100   Mar-12-06 10:48 PM   #26 
  - That story was also a hoax  greyl   Mar-12-06 03:46 AM   #18 
  - Funny, but nowhere does it actually DEBUNK or DISPROVE anything  cryingshame   Mar-12-06 03:32 PM   #21 
     - good catch n/t  paagal kutta   Mar-12-06 10:04 PM   #23 
     - "Did you confirm the source?"  greyl   Mar-13-06 03:16 AM   #28 
        - You're talking to a poster who believes in Intelligent Design.  Zhade   Mar-13-06 03:51 PM   #37 
           - Yeah, well...  greyl   Mar-13-06 04:03 PM   #38 
           - Intelligent design may not be science, but  screembloodymurder   Mar-14-06 07:24 AM   #42 
              - I completely disagree.  Zhade   Mar-15-06 03:31 PM   #44 
  - I went grocery shopping today  colorado_ufo   Mar-13-06 03:20 AM   #30 
  - We've ALL been Left Behind!!!  greyl   Mar-12-06 03:25 AM   #17 
  - Having fasted myself for approximately 17 years,  Kailassa   Mar-12-06 04:28 PM   #22 
  - you can't fast for 17 years-  NIGHT TRIPPER   Mar-12-06 10:26 PM   #24 
     - I wonder if it's possible to go without a sense of humor for 17 y..nt  greyl   Mar-13-06 03:17 AM   #29 
     - ask those who fast for 17 years  NIGHT TRIPPER   Mar-13-06 02:25 PM   #33 
     - If fasting while you sleep does not count,  Kailassa   Mar-13-06 12:15 PM   #31 
        - yeah my yoga teacher told us that- but regardless  NIGHT TRIPPER   Mar-13-06 02:30 PM   #34 
           - from their post, hence the sense of humor remark:  greyl   Mar-13-06 02:45 PM   #35 
              - i see your point  NIGHT TRIPPER   Mar-13-06 03:11 PM   #36 
                 - Ohhhhh. So you think they may be totally nuts? :) nt  greyl   Mar-13-06 04:04 PM   #39 
                    - no  NIGHT TRIPPER   Mar-13-06 06:08 PM   #40 
                       - Well actually, I'm totally nuts, yep .  Kailassa   Mar-13-06 10:17 PM   #41 
  - Hey I've fasted for over 60 years - no food OR water  TankLV   Mar-12-06 10:39 PM   #25 
  - The Republicans got him  Chomskyite   Mar-12-06 11:15 PM   #27 
  - He's 16--maybe he just got tired of the whole situation and ran away  Lydia Leftcoast   Mar-14-06 08:24 AM   #43 

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