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ChairOne Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 02:31 PM
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Have you *ever* done *anything* that didn't maximize society's wellbeing?
Let's just get it all out in the open now, and never discuss it again... Sheesh.
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LisaLynne Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 02:32 PM
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1. I bought a Celine Dion CD once. nt
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ThoughtCriminal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 02:33 PM
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2. I bought gasoline (nt)
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Salviati Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 02:37 PM
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3. I once converted some ATP's to ADP's merely to exist
and not in the glorious service of humanity...
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ChairOne Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 02:39 PM
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4. crap - I have no idea what those are... lol /eom
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jpgray Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 02:40 PM
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6. Your indolent biochemistry cannot and will not be tolerated (nt)
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sui generis Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 02:42 PM
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8. adenosine triphosphate this!
and have some tricarboxylic acid for good measure.

Hell, go for broke, get a rush from nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide and flavin adenine dinucleotide, it tastes just like chicken.
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sui generis Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 02:40 PM
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5. yes and I'll do it again if you don't quit asking!
Edited on Tue Jan-11-05 02:40 PM by sui generis
:evilgrin:
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ChairOne Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 02:51 PM
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16. dude! That was soooo sui generis! /eom
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wuushew Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 02:41 PM
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7. I put a soda bottle in the trashcan instead of recycle bin
I felt guilty but I was in hurry and not in the mood to fish it out
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bloom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 02:46 PM
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9. So because people do things
that are not the best for society - we shouldn't look for ways to live better?





I'm assuming there was a flame war and I missed it.
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La Lioness Priyanka Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 02:48 PM
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10. yes. the suburbanites are tortured on du, thread
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ChairOne Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 02:50 PM
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14. and a few others, but yah.... /eom
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Walt Starr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 02:52 PM
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17. Yeah, some people take PC to the EXTREME!
:eyes:

So long as you don't eat, don't drive, and live in a cardboard box everything is going to be okay, though.
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Batgirl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 02:48 PM
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11. Last summer
I purchased a convenient spray bottle of "Round-Up", a kind of weed killer that's an abomination to all that's holy and decent, and when the neighbors weren't looking I snuck out into my back yard and sprayed the shit out of this rampaging viney thing that was spreading all over and killing everything in one of my flower beds.

Then I hid the bottle in a pile of rubble in my garage.



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La Lioness Priyanka Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 02:49 PM
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12. i have cats
they are not environmentally friendly
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K-W Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 02:49 PM
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13. I have SOOOOOO much more than I deserve.
I have done so little work in my life, and I have an expensive education and lots of material things.

I realize that I am in debt to the rest of humanity because of this and I plan on repaying it.
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Walt Starr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 02:50 PM
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15. I moved to the suburbs
but that's actually good for the well being of society, IMO.
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wuushew Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 02:58 PM
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20. How?
Suburbia can only be justified from a personal financial perspective since the cost of transportation is less than that of the land and tax costs you would incur living closer to an urban center. Even though you use mass transit there still is an energy cost as well as other costs to society that you have externalized. Suburbs are a poor use of land and are also a breeding ground for republicanism.
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Inland Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 02:56 PM
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18. The DU Lounge. So sue me.
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Walt Starr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 02:58 PM
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19. Do you realize how much energy DU is wasting right now?
The electricity to run all of the servers, the modems, the routers, the workstations of all the DUers!

How can we be so insensitive and cruel to our environment????

/sarcasm
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Moderator DU Moderator Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 02:59 PM
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21. Locking.
This is the continuation of a flame war in a different thread.
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