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Thu Apr 12, 2018, 08:40 PM

Word of the day

Today's word is Gaslight:

gas·light
ˈɡaslīt/Submit
noun
1.
a type of lamp in which an incandescent mantle is heated by a jet of burning gas.
verb
1.
manipulate (someone) by psychological means into questioning their own sanity.
"in the first episode, Karen Valentine is being gaslighted by her husband"

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Lordquinton Apr 2018 OP
Binkie The Clown Apr 2018 #1
SCantiGOP Apr 2018 #2
Lordquinton Apr 2018 #5
Major Nikon Apr 2018 #6
trotsky Apr 2018 #3
Lordquinton Apr 2018 #4
Major Nikon Apr 2018 #7

Response to Lordquinton (Original post)

Thu Apr 12, 2018, 09:03 PM

1. Here I thought it had something to do with bending over and holding a match to your rear. nt

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Response to Binkie The Clown (Reply #1)

Thu Apr 12, 2018, 09:58 PM

2. Pretty sure that flammable gases discussions

Belong in the Energy Forum.

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Response to SCantiGOP (Reply #2)

Fri Apr 13, 2018, 09:38 PM

5. Many folks worship the sun as a diety

So it fits here perfectly.

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Response to Binkie The Clown (Reply #1)

Sat Apr 14, 2018, 08:49 AM

6. Metaphorically speaking, it does

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Response to Lordquinton (Original post)

Fri Apr 13, 2018, 07:55 AM

3. Apparently it's a trait that many religious people value.

Given that one of the people who uses the technique the most claims to have a very large invisible fan club cheering him on.

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Response to trotsky (Reply #3)

Fri Apr 13, 2018, 09:37 PM

4. I felt it pertinent

People should know the term.

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Response to trotsky (Reply #3)

Sat Apr 14, 2018, 08:56 AM

7. Makes perfect sense if you think about it

Not only can you not disprove the existence of one god, neither can you disprove the existence of a whole fan club of gods.

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