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Studying for the LSAT / Most Evil Games
« on: December 19, 2006, 10:13:28 PM »
I've found a game i hate even more than birds in a forest, with the searing white heat of a thousand suns. difficult to imagine, yet true.

september 95 19-24 tennis game  odd and even rounds.

gah. evil.

what about you?


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I hate rules.

This is a place with no rules*




Anyone is welcome to post**

P-Dub or D-Dub or neither.

Discuss anything you want.

Post here anytime you like on any topic. 24 Hours.




whatever. meh.

 



* The Honorary Miss P No Rule Exception Rule - "No comma splices."

**except fucktards and asshats.

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games suck. that is all.








and...go.

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General Off-Topic Board / .
« on: December 14, 2006, 11:01:44 AM »
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General Off-Topic Board / Thread for those with no self-tar
« on: December 08, 2006, 01:35:00 PM »
jeeez.

we need a refuge.

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General Off-Topic Board / Bong Hit for Jesus
« on: December 01, 2006, 11:01:16 PM »

High court takes 'Bong Hits for Jesus' case

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The Supreme Court entered into a free-speech dispute Friday involving a high school student suspended over a "Bong Hits 4 Jesus" banner.

The justices accepted an appeal from a school board in Juneau, Alaska, after a federal appeals court allowed a lawsuit by the family of Joseph Frederick to proceed.

Frederick was suspended in 2002 after he unfurled the 14-foot-long banner -- a reference to marijuana use -- just outside school grounds as the Olympic torch relay moved through the Alaskan capital headed for the Winter Games in Salt Lake City, Utah.

"Bong," as noted in the appeal filed with the justices, "is a slang term for drug paraphernalia."




read more:

http://www.cnn.com/2006/LAW/12/01/scotus.bonghits/index.html


oh and the best part? Ken Starr is representing the school board.

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General Off-Topic Board / Pick my next tar
« on: December 01, 2006, 01:09:49 AM »
I need new ideas for hot actor or actress 'tars. one can only use jessica alba, george clooney, salma hayek, or jude law so many times.


requirements for nominations:

1. Hot
2. actor or actress, preferably in movies (so sue me, i have to limit it somehow)

talent or personality or intelligence or morals optional.

if possible, post a suggested picture.

 - the management

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Studying for the LSAT / Lewis Carroll Logic Puzzles
« on: November 25, 2006, 12:13:21 AM »
since some of you are burned out on lsat logic but still want to have some fun, try the following syllogisms created by the victorian-era oxford logic and mathematics scholar, the rev.charles dodgson, also known as alice in wonderland author lewis carroll.



Once master the machinery of Symbolic Logic, and you have a mental occupation always at hand, of absorbing interest, and one that will be of real use to you in any subject you may take up. It will give you clearness of thought - the ability to see your way through a puzzle - the habit of arranging your ideas in an orderly and get-at-able form - and, more valuable than all, the power to detect fallacies, and to tear to pieces the flimsy illogical arguments, which you will so continually encounter in books, in newspapers, in speeches, and even in sermons, and which so easily delude those who have never taken the trouble to master this fascinating Art.


                     - Lewis Carroll



the following syllogisms or logic puzzles were meant to be nonsensical. Dodgson felt that readers might read too much into recognizable connections. as you would with an LR stimulus, break them down into formal logic componants and their contrapositives: A --> B, etc.


i'll post three now. if you like them i'll post some more of increasing difficulty.

1)

(a)  All babies are illogical.
(b)  Nobody is despised who can manage a crocodile.
(c)  Illogical persons are dispised.
(d)  ?

2)

(a) My saucepans are the only things that I have that are made of tin;
(b) I find all your presents very useful;
(c) None of my saucepans are of the slightest use.
(d) ?


3)

(a) None of the unnoticed things, met with at sea, are mermaids.
(b) Things entered in the log, as met with at sea, are sure to be worth remembering.
(c) I have never met with anything worth remembering, when on a voyage.
(d) Things met with at sea, that are noticed, are sure to be recorded in the log. 
(e) ?



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General Off-Topic Board / In this thread we talk about hot men.
« on: November 15, 2006, 11:19:28 PM »
[the topic has been expanded to allow any talk of any hot men...er, even the hoff. celebrity hotness is best for gossiping, but all discussion of hotitude is welcome.]



george clooney has been named people magazine's sexiest man alive for 2006. discuss.



1985 - Mel Gibson young mel, before the anti-semitism, public drunkeness, and homophobia
1986 - Mark Harmon  too pretty
1987 - Harry Hamlin meh.
1988 - JFK Jr  :::sigh::: he shoulda married me instead of that bessette female dog
1989 - Sean Connery GILF
1990 - Tom Cruise ew.
1991 - Patrick Swaye mullet. ew. and makes me think of that SNL chippendales skit.
1992 - Nick Nolte obviously before the mug shot.
1995 & 2000 - Brad Pitt oh, baby.
1996 - Denzel Washington hot URM.
1997 & 2006 - George Clooney i'm speechless.
1998 - Harrison Ford did i mentioned i flirted with him on the phone once?
1999 - Richard Gere gerbil. 'nuff said.
2001 - Pierce Brosnan j's favorite
2002 - Ben Affleck ???
2003 - Johnny Depp uh huh.
2004 - Jude Law  oh yeah.
2005 - Matthew McConaughey most hot playing a sweaty southern lawyer in that grisham flick.

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Studying for the LSAT / The Ultimate LSAT Games Advice Thread
« on: November 03, 2006, 10:37:19 AM »
Inspired by cow's excellent RC advice thread, i'm opening this thread for you all to contribute your learned games advice, techniques, experience, and recommended resources to possibly to be immortalized in the stickied links thread--that is, if you lot do a decent job of it.

if you want to contribute any details about your study techniques, how long it took you to master the section, your number wrong improvement or progress, or any other helpful details or advice for those just beginning or for future games slaves, please do.


I'll start just a tidbit:

always work out, whether in your head or on paper, the contrapositive of conditional rules. it is often tested.

GO...

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