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Old 13-12-2015, 08:33   #16
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Some additional internet forum “Laws”:

Pommer’s Law:
“A person's mind can be changed by reading information on the internet. The nature of this change will be from having no opinion to having a wrong opinion.”

Scopie’s Law:
“In any discussion involving science or medicine, citing “Whale.to”* as a credible source loses the argument immediately, and gets you laughed out of the room.”

* Whale.to is a conspiracy theory site which includes such items as the complete text of the anti-Semitic hoax Protocols of the Elders of Zion, as well as claims that Aids is caused by vaccination programmes, and that Auschwitz never happened.

Sayre’s Law:
“The intensity of an online argument is inversely proportional to the value of the stakes at issue.”

Benford’s Law of Controversy:
“The passion in an online argument is inversely proportional to the amount of real information available.”

Russo’s Theorem:
“As anonymity increases, likelihood of incivility increases.”
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The advise on a internet forum is worth at least 1,000 times the price you pay for it.
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Old 13-12-2015, 08:52   #17
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The thread, Trimaran - Especially Searunner - Owners, seems to be doing quite well for longevity, replies and information transfer.
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Old 24-12-2015, 16:21   #18
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Everyone diss's lawyers.... Until they need one.


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Old 24-12-2015, 20:18   #19
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A person on the internet does not believe you are a doctor unless you send them a bill...
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Old 24-12-2015, 22:00   #20
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A person on the internet does not believe you are a doctor unless you send them a bill...
They never pay.
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Old 25-12-2015, 00:25   #21
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Merry Christmas Weaves...it's been always fun sharing stories with you.
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Old 25-12-2015, 00:59   #22
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My CF Law is that you have to dig deep to find the gems of wisdom.......occasionally throwing in a few sticks of dynamite helps....
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I am sincerely disturbed by your theory and I am therefore going to get a lawyer and sue you.
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Old 25-12-2015, 01:45   #24
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Merry Christmas Weaves...it's been always fun sharing stories with you.
Thank you and enjoy your food filled day. I hope it is anyways.

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I am sincerely disturbed by your theory and I am therefore going to get a lawyer and sue you.
When you hire your lawyer, mention a tort called "Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress." It's good for the mental anguish angle when there's otherwise no physical harm. Your lawyer will either be impressed or know immediately that you got it off the internet.
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...the longer a topic is discussed the more likely the discussion will degenerate into a back and forth between two of the many responders.
I think this is THE universal rule of internet discussions!
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The only people who seriously say 'get a lawyer' have never been involved in a lawsuit whether plaintive or defendant, or are just plain crazy. Whether you win or lose, it just ain't fun except for the lawyers as they also come out ahead.
Only thing you know for sure about going to court is that lawyers will make money.
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The best things about lawyers are the jokes.
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The best things about lawyers are the jokes.
You find yourself in a locked room, no way out, with a man-eating lion, a deadly poisonous Cobra snake, and a lawyer. You have a gun, but only two bullets.

What do you do???
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The only people who seriously say 'get a lawyer' have never been involved in a lawsuit whether plaintive or defendant, or are just plain crazy. Whether you win or lose, it just ain't fun except for the lawyers as they also come out ahead.

An attorney once told me that she was going to give me the three most important legal tips she had, and they were;

Stay the f*** out of court
Stay the f*** out of court
Stay the f*** out of court


Best legal advice I ever got.
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