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lame54 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-19-10 10:20 AM
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1. was that metric or british?
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  -Timothy McVeigh's IQ was.......... Stanchetalarooni  Apr-19-10 10:18 AM   #0 
  - was that metric or british?  lame54   Apr-19-10 10:20 AM   #1 
  - So  southpaw   Apr-19-10 10:20 AM   #2 
  - Yeah, and what was his shoe size?  Cronus Protagonist   Apr-19-10 10:21 AM   #3 
  - Do you want the measurement to include the fuse or not?  Oregone   Apr-19-10 11:42 AM   #27 
     - lol n/t  Cronus Protagonist   Apr-19-10 03:13 PM   #62 
  - I wish we were not in such an hurry to execute him. We could have learned more about  ShortnFiery   Apr-19-10 10:23 AM   #4 
  - +1  southpaw   Apr-19-10 10:25 AM   #5 
  - But more importantly I wonder if he's not been made a martyr for the rwing loonies.  Wapsie B   Apr-19-10 10:27 AM   #6 
  - +1  Puregonzo1188   Apr-19-10 10:27 AM   #7 
  - HE was the one in a hurry to be executed. Remember how he refused to file any appeals?  kestrel91316   Apr-19-10 10:27 AM   #9 
  - it seems to be working  lame54   Apr-19-10 10:28 AM   #10 
     - Even here.  Jim Sagle   Apr-19-10 10:47 AM   #17 
        - Huh, how so?  Oregone   Apr-19-10 11:59 AM   #32 
           - If not, why this pointless thread?  Jim Sagle   Apr-19-10 01:13 PM   #52 
              - Thats a fail  Oregone   Apr-19-10 01:37 PM   #58 
                 - A factoid without a point unless the point is to whitewash McVeigh.  Jim Sagle   Apr-19-10 01:50 PM   #60 
                    - The same type of odd factoids exist about Hitler  Oregone   Apr-19-10 01:56 PM   #61 
                       - It's still a factoid without a point, especially when it offers nothing FOR General Discussion.  Jim Sagle   Apr-19-10 03:25 PM   #63 
                          - Yes, without a point. Far from evidence of any perception he is a martyr  Oregone   Apr-19-10 03:29 PM   #64 
                             - Or, in this case, a piece of shit.  Jim Sagle   Apr-19-10 05:41 PM   #69 
  - Agreed.  Brickbat   Apr-19-10 10:29 AM   #12 
  - I wish we hadn't executed him period, but they had 4 years to study him.  cali   Apr-19-10 10:32 AM   #13 
  - His execution was what actually turned me against the death penalty.  superduperfarleft   Apr-19-10 10:49 AM   #18 
     - Crowds are just groups of stupid fallible humans  Oregone   Apr-19-10 12:04 PM   #34 
  - above average, but not a big deal. he sounded smart enough... but i have a brother at 186  seabeyond   Apr-19-10 10:27 AM   #8 
  - Yep, and many people with above average intelligence have "issues"  Oregone   Apr-19-10 11:40 AM   #26 
     - Generalize much?  ZeitgeistObserver   Apr-19-10 01:24 PM   #57 
        - As much as I can  Oregone   Apr-19-10 01:40 PM   #59 
  - Just proves that The Stupid . . .  pinboy3niner   Apr-19-10 10:29 AM   #11 
  - But, he was only following the orders of Osama vos Savant.  MilesColtrane   Apr-19-10 10:35 AM   #14 
  - How much did he weigh?  proud2BlibKansan   Apr-19-10 10:36 AM   #15 
  - What is the relevance of his IQ?  blogslut   Apr-19-10 10:38 AM   #16 
  - It's certainly relevant.  Dogtown   Apr-19-10 10:51 AM   #20 
     - I'm not convinced  blogslut   Apr-19-10 11:05 AM   #23 
     - I don't wish to "humanize" McVeigh.  Dogtown   Apr-19-10 12:45 PM   #48 
     - But if IQ is not a particularly meaningful number then  Johonny   Apr-19-10 11:47 AM   #30 
        - A moot point.  Dogtown   Apr-19-10 12:37 PM   #45 
           - I know he's not stupid based on who he is and did not some test  Johonny   Apr-19-10 03:30 PM   #65 
              - Johonny?  Dogtown   Apr-19-10 03:56 PM   #68 
  - he wasn't a genius, then  eShirl   Apr-19-10 10:50 AM   #19 
  - Recent history has sorta proved the Unibomber had some insights into corporate posioning of USA  havocmom   Apr-19-10 01:20 PM   #56 
  - Which simply proves that among the crazy right there are those who  RaleighNCDUer   Apr-19-10 10:51 AM   #21 
  - That is so right.  Wapsie B   Apr-19-10 11:12 AM   #24 
  - Hell, IIRC, the only reason he got caught was cause he was speeding or some small infraction.  Dark   Apr-19-10 11:17 AM   #25 
  - Moral, social intelligence? I don't think there's any such thing.  Marr   Apr-19-10 12:17 PM   #41 
  - Maybe the Pentagon will make the next Mensa meeting?  MilesColtrane   Apr-19-10 11:05 AM   #22 
  - Which goes to show that being intelligent doesn't always mean making the right decisions.  WI_DEM   Apr-19-10 11:45 AM   #28 
  - (holds breath)...That's my IQ - after two or three tests, it's always 126;  LeftinOH   Apr-19-10 11:45 AM   #29 
  - "McVeigh's level of intelligence didn't have anything to do with his actions"  Oregone   Apr-19-10 11:56 AM   #31 
  - 1. Who cares?  dems_rightnow   Apr-19-10 12:01 PM   #33 
  - Much lower than mine but  Ichingcarpenter   Apr-19-10 12:06 PM   #35 
  - And Hitler was a good dancer.  edbermac   Apr-19-10 12:06 PM   #36 
  - And he was a meth head  slackmaster   Apr-19-10 12:07 PM   #37 
  - Really? I never heard that before  Oregone   Apr-19-10 12:32 PM   #43 
     - There was testimony in his trial that Michael and Lori Fortier were meth DEALERS and daily users  slackmaster   Apr-19-10 01:16 PM   #54 
  - Well and good  ismnotwasm   Apr-19-10 12:09 PM   #38 
  - He has 30 points on Palin  mitchum   Apr-19-10 12:10 PM   #39 
  - 126 isn't all that unusual.  Marr   Apr-19-10 12:12 PM   #40 
  - He was so smart that he got caught! WTF is the point to this thread?  devilgrrl   Apr-19-10 12:19 PM   #42 
  - His handlers were smarter.  Dogtown   Apr-19-10 12:57 PM   #50 
  - That is quite low.  UndertheOcean   Apr-19-10 12:33 PM   #44 
  - No, it's not.  dflprincess   Apr-19-10 12:44 PM   #47 
     - WOW , the peak is at 100 only .... that explains a lot about society.  UndertheOcean   Apr-19-10 01:01 PM   #51 
        - Not really - nt  Demstud   Apr-19-10 03:32 PM   #66 
  - IIRC, the Unibomber had a high IQ score as well. nt  DeschutesRiver   Apr-19-10 12:39 PM   #46 
  - Not high enough to keep the needle away. n/t  Vickers   Apr-19-10 12:48 PM   #49 
  - The unibomber was leaps and bounds ahead of the proverbial crowd as an intellectual.  jotsy   Apr-19-10 01:14 PM   #53 
  - Hit and run post that proves nothing  havocmom   Apr-19-10 01:18 PM   #55 
  - you win the Tim McVeigh trivia contest  Enrique   Apr-19-10 03:33 PM   #67 
  - That puts him in the 80th percentile...  rasputin1952   Apr-20-10 03:09 PM   #70 
 

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