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Old 05-07-2015, 04:39 AM   #1
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Old 05-07-2015, 09:59 AM   #2
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Oh no you din't....the entire Internet will be tracking you down like you drew Mohammed's picture.

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Old 05-07-2015, 03:24 PM   #4
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“If we don’t believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don’t believe in it at all.” ( Noam Chomsky )

‘you can judge a man’s spirit by the amount of truth he can tolerate.’ .... Nietzsche
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Old 06-18-2015, 06:47 AM   #6
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‘you can judge a man’s spirit by the amount of truth he can tolerate.’ .... Nietzsche

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Old 06-18-2015, 08:24 AM   #7
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Tell me why the hell would I want to post something on this thread?
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I had hopped over time to create an amusing thread of
contrary view points/behaviors for the enjoyment of members and to
which all may feel welcome to contribute .

Thus far I have failed dismally , largely I think because
such a high proportion of Internet interest stories
contain contrary behavior , so they are almost mundane .

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Old 06-18-2015, 02:02 PM   #9
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Tell me why the hell would I want to post something on this thread?
Ah, there you go being contrary. You are obviously in the right place.
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Old 06-18-2015, 02:07 PM   #10
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I think the problem here is that so many members ARE contrarians that it is SOP and doesn't really demand its own thread.
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I think the problem here is that so many members ARE contrarians that it is SOP and doesn't really demand its own thread.
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Old 06-18-2015, 05:33 PM   #13
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Someone told me there was something interesting to see here, and that I should comment..,

If I wee you, I wouldn't wait.

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Some threads go through a difficult birthing process, then flourish.
Interesting you should mention EBOLA. Is EBOLA one of those threads? I think not.
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Old 06-18-2015, 08:12 PM   #14
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I'm not sure if this is contrary, or the actual prevailing opinion. Either way, I like it!

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I don't disagree with that at all.
MTV's tiny nod to the "Music" in the networks name is that during episodes of Teen Mom and Catfish, they have arty songs playing faintly in the background and a little blurb at the bottom of the screen identifying the song/artist.

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I guess I'll have to work on being more contrary.
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Ah, there you go being contrary. You are obviously in the right place.
I disagree....
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I disagree...
I was hoping someone would. I guess there's hope for me yet.
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Man appears naked in court of appeal facing charges re public
nakedness for the 29 th time .

Previously arrested naked still clutching an order to cover up .

He has repeatedly passed psychological evaluations.

He just insists that there is nothing wrong with rambling around naked.



A heroic defender of human rights if ever I saw one , but I
am confused as to whether he is a greater contrarian than
the psychologists who approved his mental condition .

Either way if you have the balls to appear naked in a court of appeal
re a prior conviction for nakedness you are up their in
the top league of contrarian thinkers .

More detail here .

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Either way if you have the balls to appear naked in a court of appeal
re a prior conviction for nakedness ...
Not only has the balls, but the unabashed willingness to display them!

Kinda like the guy who showed up in court high for his drug arrest hearing...
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I'm not sure if this is contrary, or the actual prevailing opinion. Either way, I like it!

They fell just like their predecessors fell.

Prior to the 1920's or '30s (maybe '40s) SONGS drove the music industry.

People wrote songs and many people placed them at venues and on radio in the beginning.

Then popular radio associated songs with artist or bands. They "owned" then.

Radio moved it to artist and bands first, then songs.
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