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Category: common-sense

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most quoted re "common-sense": Tristan Alexander McLeay (4), Jonathan North Washington (4), other (4), professors (2), Danny Silverman (1)

other categories found with "common-sense": sadness (4), bad-ideas (4), SSSR (4), computers (4), religion (3)



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[link] heard: 7 April 2014
[edit] added: 7 April 2014

(17:29:40) sushain: their philosophy of decentralization sort of requires everyone to download the whole repo :\

(17:29:51) firespeaker: it doesn't necessitate it

(17:29:56) firespeaker: they just force it to

(17:30:14) firespeaker: Thomas Jefferson's idea of decentralisation of libraries

(17:30:20) firespeaker: doesn't mean you have to have ALL THE BOOKS

(17:30:23) firespeaker: in each library

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[link] heard: 3 March 2012
[edit] added: 4 March 2012

[shows slide with poster]

"I don't have to say much about this poster. You can all see who's handing who the baby."

RK presenting at the ACES conference
russian, ethnocentrism, common-sense, sadness, SSSR, friends
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[link] heard: 11 October 2011
[edit] added: 11 October 2011

"Wait, what's this a commercial for? It's a waste of paper and it's inconvenient!"

(screen shows "USPS")

"Oh, of course."

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[link] heard: 7 May 2010
[edit] added: 9 May 2010

"Ой, өчүр рекламаны. Түшүндүк уже: сатылат экен."

Tolgonay learns about paid programming.
kyrgyz, multilingualisms, tv
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[link] heard: 11 September 2009
[edit] added: 11 September 2009

"As a consequence, Postmodernists' judgment about the invalidity of judgments must also be invalid, but the idea of criticizing Postmodernist dogma does not seem to be popular among them."

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[link] heard: 1 May 2008
[edit] added: 1 May 2008

(16:27:22) kesuari: is *that* what causes that bug?

(16:27:27) kesuari: i hadn't worked it out yet

(16:27:30) kesuari: but you could easily be right!

(16:27:33) [me]: that's what I assumed it was

(16:27:36) [me]: and of course I'm right

(16:27:50) kesuari: including about all the contradictory things you might've said about l/n?

(16:28:02) [me]: that's all just theory

(16:28:07) [me]: there's no way to be right for sure ;)

(16:28:21) kesuari: but if you contradict yourself, you must be wrong

(16:28:32) [me]: no, just stating theories

(16:28:32) kesuari: especially if you begin the contradiction by saying "oh, i was wrong before"

(16:28:39) [me]: have I said that?

(16:28:42) [me]: .. probably actually

(16:28:43) kesuari: i don't know

(16:28:45) kesuari: i'm assuming you have

(16:28:50) kesuari: because it makes my theory make you look bad

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[link] heard: 9 November 2007
[edit] added: 12 November 2007

me: "Do you know any numbers for a taxi to Karakol?"

all: "Taxi? Take a marshrutka. They're cheap and fast."

me: "Aren't taxis faster?"

Leo: "Yeah, but do you really want to go that fast?"

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[link] heard: 2 November 2007
[edit] added: 2 November 2007

"Well, Europeans travel because they're in Europe, and Australians travel because we're not."

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[link] heard: 26 October 2007
[edit] added: 26 October 2007

"You know what I don't understand about bribing people to buy things—why don't you just lower the prices to what it would've been...?"

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[link] heard: 23 January 2007
[edit] added: 23 January 2007

(23:14:08) [Sarah]: Yeah...I can see me in Poland...I'll have to remember not to go out and get drunk.

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[link] heard: 15 January 2007
[edit] added: 15 January 2007

(19:48:35) [Aladnsane]: Kosher slaughter generally seems a good idea to me. Simple. Effective. Not Traif.

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[link] heard: 10 January 2007
[edit] added: 16 January 2007

"I'm a fan of the syllable; I believe in the syllable, but some people don't."

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[link] heard: 9 October 2006
[edit] added: 9 October 2006

"Okay, be careful when you're going to the bathroom, cause we don't want toilet paper falling in the toilet."

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[link] heard: 3 April 2005
[edit] added: 3 April 2005

"You see, cats are a lot more resourceful than plants."

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[link] heard: 21 June 2003
[edit] added: 21 June 2003

(02:51:51) Casuarius: though you can tell something's going to taste bad when it's advertised as being good for you and the most well-known brand is called 'so good'...

discussing (disgusting) soy milk
common-sense
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[link] heard: 23 May 2003
[edit] added: 23 May 2003

(12:15:30) Pyþagorous: throw enough processor and bandwidth at most problems and they cease to be problems

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[link] heard: 22 October 2002
[edit] added: unknown

"And if it says on the [box?], 'Banana from Iceland,' then they need to check it."

Omid Omidvar on C-SPAN
common-sense, politics
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[link] heard: unknown
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"Don't fight your own battle; let God fight it! When he does, it's clean, it's [complete?], it's total!"

Pat Francis—apparently a big-time televangelist.
religion, scariness, inappropriateness
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"Drug movies are so in right now. It's such a fad."

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"Uh, just place it on the floor. ...Right side up. Yeah, I know I have to be pretty specific when I'm talking to you."

making sure I didn't lunge an "empty" soda bottle towards the recycling bin
common-sense, sarcasm
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