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David G
08-20-2010, 02:10 PM
http://scienceblogs.com/startswithabang/upload/2009/08/weekend_diversion_how_to_argue/disagreement-hierarchy.jpg


http://scienceblogs.com/startswithabang/upload/2009/08/weekend_diversion_how_to_argue/disagreement-hierarchy.jpg


What category to YOUR tactics typically fall into?

Tom Montgomery
08-20-2010, 02:16 PM
It depends.

David W Pratt
08-20-2010, 02:54 PM
Also, the area of each layer is roughly proportional to the frequency of the behavior down here.

Y Bar Ranch
08-20-2010, 03:07 PM
What category to YOUR tactics typically fall into?
Anyone who thinks asshat is two words is an ass hat. Maybe hyphenated.

Pugwash
08-20-2010, 03:51 PM
They spelled "refudiate" wrong & there's no mention of Nazis or Fascists.

Paul Pless
08-20-2010, 04:56 PM
They spelled "refudiate" wrong & there's no mention of Nazis or Fascists.okay donn

Pugwash
08-20-2010, 06:05 PM
okay donn

Nobody gets my jokes, I'm very misunderestimated you know.

Keith Wilson
08-20-2010, 06:23 PM
Nobody gets my jokesI did. :D

I try for refutation or counterargument, but I sometimes slide down the pyramid.

purri
08-20-2010, 07:49 PM
where's Godwin?

bobbys
08-20-2010, 08:28 PM
I think a circle is more appropriate.
Then it would be more like a Circle .....Lets see whats the word im looking for?.

Circle tug?.

Circle pull?.

Circle yank?.

Cuyahoga Chuck
08-20-2010, 08:42 PM
I only do the good stuff and none of the bad.
My mother told me so.

Garret
08-20-2010, 09:56 PM
I think a circle is more appropriate.
Then it would be more like a Circle .....Lets see whats the word im looking for?.

Circle tug?.

Circle pull?.

Circle yank?.

If I were to write the word, someone would think I was name-calling & would put me in the bottom of the pyramid!

purri
08-21-2010, 12:15 AM
Soggy SAO?

Landrith
08-21-2010, 12:33 AM
I use counter argument or refutation and almost always avoid refuting the central point.

Y Bar Ranch
08-22-2010, 11:49 AM
http://scienceblogs.com/startswithabang/upload/2009/08/weekend_diversion_how_to_argue/disagreement-hierarchy.jpg


http://scienceblogs.com/startswithabang/upload/2009/08/weekend_diversion_how_to_argue/disagreement-hierarchy.jpg

Isn't this like the food group pyramid, where for every serving of the thing on the top you have ten of what's on the bottom?

huisjen
08-22-2010, 12:23 PM
If my mother was a Bolshevik Whore, I might make up graphics like that too.

Dan

botebum
08-22-2010, 12:50 PM
I usually make an inane comment, grounded in silliness and having nothing to do with the topic at all. Then someone calls me a mean name twice and then he gets banned. It's pretty cool, actually.

Doug

BarnacleGrim
08-22-2010, 12:54 PM
I think a circle is more appropriate.
Then it would be more like a Circle .....Lets see whats the word im looking for?.

Circle tug?.

Circle pull?.

Circle yank?.
Circle m/sł

Or in the case of a circle yank, ft/sł or kg∙m/sł, depending on the meaning of the word 'yank'.

Paul Girouard
08-22-2010, 01:29 PM
Circle m/sł

Or in the case of a circle yank, ft/sł or kg∙m/sł, depending on the meaning of the word 'yank'.



Jerk is the word bobbys avoided, generally used in a all male military setting , with the center man being referred to as "the pivot man". Another example of the same type of situation would be a classic " Cluster %$#@" , or a "SNAFU".

I don't think much math is required to figure out the when situations merits these or other similar "sayings".

Michael D. Storey
08-22-2010, 01:33 PM
Anyone who thinks asshat is two words is an ass hat. Maybe hyphenated.
Maybe may be one word, but in your case, it is not. One word, that is, it is two words. I mean probably, not maybe.

bobbys
08-22-2010, 01:41 PM
I usually make an inane comment, grounded in silliness and having nothing to do with the topic at all. Then someone calls me a mean name twice and then he gets banned. It's pretty cool, actually.

Doug.

I often wondered why nothing you wrote ever made any sense..

Ok Im joking poo poo face!!!

HGreeley
08-22-2010, 02:09 PM
The colors for that chart are pretty lame.

Tristan
08-22-2010, 02:19 PM
I think a circle is more appropriate.
Then it would be more like a Circle .....Lets see whats the word im looking for?.

Circle tug?.

Circle pull?.

Circle yank?.

Circle jerk, of course. It's the official boy scout activity on camping trips. May or may not include the scout master and senior scouts.

BarnacleGrim
08-22-2010, 03:56 PM
I thought the BSA were a God-fearing hands-above-the-blanket bunch of boys who lie in their tents reading the Book of Mormon under the light of their torches.

Edit: Stating an example relevant to this thread, obviously.