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The Big Impressive/Cool/Funny/Weird Videos Thread

Discussion in 'Whatnots' started by Taluntain, Sep 4, 2006.

  1. Blackthorne TA

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    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    A computer archeologist's wet dream. :D
     
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    What? :beer: ?
     
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    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    Stupid FB video player; every time you pause to take a better look at something, it plasters "more videos" all over the scene so you can't look at any details. :rolleyes:
     
  6. Taluntain

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    Funny? Weird? Bizarre? You decide!
     
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    dmc Speak softly and carry a big briefcase Staff Member Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    Reminds me of an old bugs bunny episode where they built a skyscraper around his rabbit hole.
     
  8. Taluntain

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    dmc Speak softly and carry a big briefcase Staff Member Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    Wow! That was just crazy. Especially at the end with the Ibex basically running across the wall!
     
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    Yeah, that really is impressive.
     
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    Sweet little sheep having a fun time <3.
     
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    Interesting video, make sure to watch it and NOT just read the title.
     
  14. dmc

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    Wow. Crazy. Tal - you're a Typhoid Mary by sharing this video.
     
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    That's sick (pardon the pun)! But the last part doesn't really make sense to me. The claim is that telling people wind turbines will make them sick causes them to get sick (or at least attribute some malaise they already had to the turbines), so why would telling people the "truth" (I only put that in quotes because I don't know if his assertions are true or not) that wind turbines do not make you sick that it is only psychosomatic also make them sick?
     
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    Just telling someone the truth doesn't make the psychosomatic pains go away... The medical consensus seems to be that the majority of back pains for instance are actually psychosomatic, but just hearing that being said by someone (even a medical doctor) doesn't make the pain just disappear if you happen to be experiencing it. In the case of this video, I think the point was that simply knowing that you could blame wind turbines for a variety of symptoms you might be experiencing to any degree would be enough to make you start believing that wind turbines actually are the cause of your problems. If you happen to have a convenient wind turbine nearby to blame, anyway.

    This is a very old pattern of human behaviour. People tended to treat witches similarly throughout history where everything from your livestock dying, bad weather and ingrown toenails could conveniently be blamed on the work of a "witch", i.e. a person (woman) you consider suspicious. And you'd likely arrive at the conclusion that a certain woman is a witch by being told that by someone else, or having your suspicions confirmed by other people agreeing with you. No actual proof necessary.
     
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    Humans seek meaning, sometimes in wildly the wrong places :D

    Someone watching the video could happily sit there and go "I have all those symptoms, and there is a wind turbine near by, I think the Dr has the right of it as she has more information and sources cited than this video." particularly if this video is the first they're hearing of Wind Turbine Syndrome.

    There is a fair amount of distrust for various reasons on medical consensus as well, ranging from vaccines to causes of pain such as Tal put. Particularly where the monetization or government control of healthcare often seems to go above the care of patients.

    You only have to play a game like Werewolf or Among Us to see how suggestible people are to being told another person is suspicious :lol:
     
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    I guess I'm the weirdo then. Does blaming a windmill make you feel any better? Maybe just having something to blame other than yourself? I don't know... seems useless and defeatist.

    I can certainly see the use of the claim to back an agenda of course; now THAT is basic Human behavior. :)
     
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    Just wanted to quote this in case you forget at some point in the future :D :D
     
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