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apocalypsehow Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-17-10 05:24 AM
Response to Reply #77
81. Baloney: false quotes put into the mouths of others, when pointed out, is hardly "hijacking."
Edited on Sat Jul-17-10 05:25 AM by apocalypsehow
"Banal," indeed. :eyes:

Please try again.

By the way, have you Googled the facts on Marie Antoinette yet? Have you figured out that she was executed fifteen years after Jean-Jacques Rousseau died?

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  -Bill Gates: Let Retired Teachers Eat Cat Food Hannah Bell  Jul-17-10 01:33 AM   #0 
  - Appreciate your posts and world view nt  PufPuf23   Jul-17-10 01:37 AM   #1 
  - Gates' mother had been a teacher, too  Mimosa   Jul-17-10 01:41 AM   #2 
  - Maybe Bill should try living on a retired teacher's pension  Missy Vixen   Jul-17-10 01:46 AM   #3 
  - Bill Gates is a college drop out.  girl gone mad   Jul-17-10 02:40 AM   #4 
  - Bill Gates did not say: "Let Retired Teachers Eat Cat Food"  Meldread   Jul-17-10 02:57 AM   #5 
  - I'm not shocked at all by the intellectual dishonesty. Haven't you seen some of the OP's other work  apocalypsehow   Jul-17-10 03:25 AM   #8 
  - There are no quotation marks around the title, you hack.  readmoreoften   Jul-17-10 03:34 AM   #10 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-17-10 03:34 AM   #11 
  - Totally worth saying twice!  Luminous Animal   Jul-17-10 03:43 AM   #13 
  - Yeah, I managed to glance at some of it.  Meldread   Jul-17-10 04:13 AM   #30 
  - Absolutely true, and notice the pitiful special pleading still going on in defense of it. Sad indeed  apocalypsehow   Jul-17-10 04:35 AM   #47 
  - Funny, I can't recall you making ANY contribution, that I can remember, here  leveymg   Jul-17-10 04:59 AM   #63 
  - Yo do understand the difference between your assertion and the title of the OP  Luminous Animal   Jul-17-10 03:42 AM   #12 
     - It is intellectually dishonest to make up words other people didn't say and pretend they did.  apocalypsehow   Jul-17-10 03:54 AM   #17 
     - That would be relevant if the words were in quotation marks.  Luminous Animal   Jul-17-10 04:06 AM   #25 
        - It is intellectually dishonest to make up words other people didn't say and pretend they did.  apocalypsehow   Jul-17-10 04:09 AM   #27 
           - Do really not understand the difference betwenn quoted words and interpretation?  Luminous Animal   Jul-17-10 04:23 AM   #38 
              - "Do really not understand the difference betwenn"... LOL: irony, at it's most sublime.  apocalypsehow   Jul-17-10 04:26 AM   #40 
              - "Clearly, you need to go back to school" - "Do really not understand the difference betwenn"  apocalypsehow   Jul-17-10 04:32 AM   #44 
     - It is implied.  Meldread   Jul-17-10 03:54 AM   #18 
        - Get ready for the minutiae-driven parsing & special pleading to begin...  apocalypsehow   Jul-17-10 03:58 AM   #20 
        - Implied? Indeed it is the author's interpretion.  Luminous Animal   Jul-17-10 03:59 AM   #21 
           - It is intellectually dishonest to make up words other people didn't say and pretend they did.  apocalypsehow   Jul-17-10 04:03 AM   #23 
           - The OP did not make up words. If it had been in quotes, then yes...  Luminous Animal   Jul-17-10 04:08 AM   #26 
           - The OP did make up words: I refer all interested to the title of the original post.  apocalypsehow   Jul-17-10 04:11 AM   #28 
              - No quotation marks = editorial comment. Thus, the OP used her own words.  Luminous Animal   Jul-17-10 04:15 AM   #32 
                 - The OP "used her own words," alrighty: then falsely put them in the mouth of someone who never said  apocalypsehow   Jul-17-10 04:21 AM   #36 
                    - It is not false if it is not in quotation marks. You are accusing the OP of lying.  Luminous Animal   Jul-17-10 04:26 AM   #39 
                       - It is false. The OP stated a person said something they didn't. Period. n/t.  apocalypsehow   Jul-17-10 04:27 AM   #41 
                          - Nope. The OP not once stated a person said something they didn't. Period.  Luminous Animal   Jul-17-10 04:30 AM   #43 
                             - Yep. The OP stated that Bill Gates said something he didn't in her headline. Period.  apocalypsehow   Jul-17-10 04:33 AM   #45 
                                - You do know what quotation marks are, don't you?  Luminous Animal   Jul-17-10 04:42 AM   #51 
                                   - You do know what a colon mark is, don't you?  apocalypsehow   Jul-17-10 04:47 AM   #52 
                                      - Haha! The text following a colon indicates a quote? Try again.  Luminous Animal   Jul-17-10 04:50 AM   #55 
                                      - Haha! The text following a colon with a person's name in front of that colon indicates exactly that.  apocalypsehow   Jul-17-10 04:53 AM   #57 
                                         - Nope. Still need quotation marks.  Luminous Animal   Jul-17-10 04:57 AM   #62 
                                            - Yep. Quotation marks are irrelevant when it comes to titles, headlines,etc. Educate yourself. n/t.  apocalypsehow   Jul-17-10 04:59 AM   #65 
                                            - Nope. There is a reason why some headlines have quotes and others don't.  Luminous Animal   Jul-17-10 05:03 AM   #69 
                                            - Yep. There are no "headlines" that include "quotes" that people didn't actually say. As the OP has  apocalypsehow   Jul-17-10 05:05 AM   #71 
                                      - (sigh)  cornermouse   Jul-17-10 05:20 AM   #79 
                                         - ..."but more like a representation."  Meldread   Jul-17-10 05:23 AM   #80 
                                            - No, it is not.  cornermouse   Jul-17-10 05:28 AM   #84 
                                            - Yes, it was a blatant lie, just as you say. Note the desperate, shrill scrambling about "grammar"  apocalypsehow   Jul-17-10 05:34 AM   #91 
                                               - You're the one who actually first brought up grammar.  cornermouse   Jul-17-10 05:35 AM   #93 
                                               - No I didn't, but nice try.  apocalypsehow   Jul-17-10 05:39 AM   #98 
           - Your outrage is tiresome and borders on silly  rpannier   Jul-17-10 05:33 AM   #90 
           - Yes, and we all know everyone on internet forums are known for their perfect grammar.  Meldread   Jul-17-10 04:05 AM   #24 
  - Yeah, those retired teachers are all living it up on the French Riviera  NICO9000   Jul-17-10 03:01 AM   #6 
  - Bill Gates did not say "let retired teachers eat cat food." It's intellectually dishonest to pretend  apocalypsehow   Jul-17-10 03:20 AM   #7 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-17-10 03:31 AM   #9 
  - It is intellectually dishonest to make up words other people didn't say and pretend they did.  apocalypsehow   Jul-17-10 03:50 AM   #15 
  - It is intellectually dishonest to accuse of the OP of making a direct quote when the OP clearly...  Luminous Animal   Jul-17-10 03:47 AM   #14 
     - It is intellectually dishonest to make up words other people didn't say and pretend they did.  apocalypsehow   Jul-17-10 03:51 AM   #16 
        - The OP was clearly making an editorial interpretation. You are the one being dishonest by accusing  Luminous Animal   Jul-17-10 03:55 AM   #19 
           - The OP made up words and put them in another persons mouth. I will leave the issue of "dishonesty,"  apocalypsehow   Jul-17-10 04:02 AM   #22 
              - Nope. Putting words in another persons mouth requires quotes. That is grammar 101.  Luminous Animal   Jul-17-10 04:12 AM   #29 
              - Yep. Putting words in another persons mouth requires nothing more than starting an OP thus:  apocalypsehow   Jul-17-10 04:16 AM   #33 
              - Clearly, you need to go back to school.  Luminous Animal   Jul-17-10 04:21 AM   #35 
                 - Clearly, you need to learn that hurling personal attacks in lieu of a genuine argument doesn't fly.  apocalypsehow   Jul-17-10 04:23 AM   #37 
                    - Clearly, if you do not understand the difference between a quoted phrase  Luminous Animal   Jul-17-10 04:33 AM   #46 
                       - And yet another personal attack in lieu of an actual argument!  apocalypsehow   Jul-17-10 04:38 AM   #49 
              - So you're saying that you're perfectly okay with...  Meldread   Jul-17-10 04:38 AM   #48 
                 - Excellent analogy! I wager all you'll get in reply is a hateful personal attack, and more irrelevant  apocalypsehow   Jul-17-10 04:41 AM   #50 
                 - Actually, I would. If someone interpreted what I wrote to lead to that conclusion...  Luminous Animal   Jul-17-10 04:47 AM   #53 
                    - Actually, you wouldn't, per your own posts in this thread in support of false statements put into  apocalypsehow   Jul-17-10 04:50 AM   #54 
                    - Luminous Animal: Child rapists deserve to be set free from prison!  Luminous Animal   Jul-17-10 04:53 AM   #58 
                       - Then post that OP.  apocalypsehow   Jul-17-10 04:56 AM   #60 
                          - Feel free. In fact. Since I posted it here, you can quote me!  Luminous Animal   Jul-17-10 04:59 AM   #64 
                             - Not willing to put your money where you mouth is, eh? Figures. n/t.  apocalypsehow   Jul-17-10 05:01 AM   #67 
                    - And you do realize, by doing that...  Meldread   Jul-17-10 04:51 AM   #56 
                       - Luminous Animal: Child rapists deserve to be set free from prison!  Luminous Animal   Jul-17-10 04:54 AM   #59 
                          - Then why don't you make it an OP?  apocalypsehow   Jul-17-10 04:57 AM   #61 
                          - Why would I?  Luminous Animal   Jul-17-10 05:00 AM   #66 
                             - Because you insist that OP titles are irrelevant. Put your money where your mouth is. n/t.  apocalypsehow   Jul-17-10 05:02 AM   #68 
                                - It wouldn't make any sense  JonLP24   Jul-17-10 05:39 AM   #97 
                          - That's sad. I feel sorry for you.  Meldread   Jul-17-10 05:05 AM   #72 
                             - +1. n/t.  apocalypsehow   Jul-17-10 05:29 AM   #85 
              - There are no quotes in the headline.  girl gone mad   Jul-17-10 04:15 AM   #31 
                 - "Writer's embellishment" - In other words, a lie. That may fly in fiction: it doesn't here.  apocalypsehow   Jul-17-10 04:19 AM   #34 
                    - So Rousseau was a writer of fiction was he?  girl gone mad   Jul-17-10 05:03 AM   #70 
                       - Non-responsive & irrelevant.  apocalypsehow   Jul-17-10 05:06 AM   #73 
                          - I gave you a very clear historical example..  girl gone mad   Jul-17-10 05:13 AM   #76 
                             - You gave no such example. Rousseau wasn't even alive when Marie Antoinette was executed, so you are  apocalypsehow   Jul-17-10 05:17 AM   #78 
                             - The point still stands.  girl gone mad   Jul-17-10 05:32 AM   #89 
                                - The "point" doesn't still stand. On many levels. For starters, you don't know the slightest thing  apocalypsehow   Jul-17-10 05:38 AM   #96 
                                   - I am a trained Physicist, not a French historian.  girl gone mad   Jul-17-10 05:43 AM   #101 
                             - "The writer I referenced, however, was not writing fiction when he told the world Antoinette" - LOL.  apocalypsehow   Jul-17-10 05:28 AM   #83 
                                - the point being..  girl gone mad   Jul-17-10 05:36 AM   #94 
                                   - The point being...you don't know what you're talking about when it comes to history.  apocalypsehow   Jul-17-10 05:40 AM   #99 
                                      - To be fair..  girl gone mad   Jul-17-10 05:45 AM   #102 
  - OP, it's far from too late to ask the Mods to lock your falsely titled OP.  apocalypsehow   Jul-17-10 04:29 AM   #42 
  - Look, that is just low. You came in here and shit all over this thread,  inna   Jul-17-10 05:06 AM   #74 
     - There is nary a thing "low" about it: the OP posted dishonest bullshit, and got called on it.  apocalypsehow   Jul-17-10 05:13 AM   #75 
        - You attempted to hijack the conversation..  girl gone mad   Jul-17-10 05:15 AM   #77 
           - Baloney: false quotes put into the mouths of others, when pointed out, is hardly "hijacking."  apocalypsehow   Jul-17-10 05:24 AM   #81 
              - There was no false quote in the headline.  girl gone mad   Jul-17-10 05:37 AM   #95 
                 - There was a false quote in the headline. Bill Gates never said what the OP claims he did. n/t.  apocalypsehow   Jul-17-10 05:42 AM   #100 
                    - There are no quotation marks in the headline.  girl gone mad   Jul-17-10 05:46 AM   #103 
  - Did you notice the faces of the people as they left the  cornermouse   Jul-17-10 05:27 AM   #82 
  - Did I need to say k & r?  cornermouse   Jul-17-10 05:30 AM   #86 
  - Did I need to say k & r?  cornermouse   Jul-17-10 05:30 AM   #87 
  - Here is what some object to re: pensions  Celebration   Jul-17-10 05:30 AM   #88 
  - Yep.  cornermouse   Jul-17-10 05:34 AM   #92 
  - Locking  dmr   Jul-17-10 05:46 AM   #104 
 

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