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    Opinions (nonsense thread)

    Main Entry: 1bi·as
    Pronunciation: 'bI-&s
    Function: noun
    Etymology: Middle French biais
    1 : a line diagonal to the grain of a fabric; especially : a line at a 45° angle to the selvage often utilized in the cutting of garments for smoother fit
    2 a : a peculiarity in the shape of a bowl that causes it to swerve when rolled on the green b : the tendency of a bowl to swerve; also : the impulse causing this tendency c : the swerve of the bowl
    3 a : BENT, TENDENCY b : an inclination of temperament or outlook; especially : a personal and sometimes unreasoned judgment : PREJUDICE c : an instance of such prejudice d (1) : deviation of the expected value of a statistical estimate from the quantity it estimates (2) : systematic error introduced into sampling or testing by selecting or encouraging one outcome or answer over others
    4 a : a voltage applied to a device (as a transistor control electrode) to establish a reference level for operation b : a high-frequency voltage combined with an audio signal to reduce distortion in tape recording

    Main Entry: opin·ion
    Pronunciation: &-'pin-y&n
    Function: noun
    Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French, from Latin opinion-, opinio, from opinari
    1 a : a view, judgment, or appraisal formed in the mind about a particular matter b : APPROVAL, ESTEEM
    2 a : belief stronger than impression and less strong than positive knowledge b : a generally held view
    3 a : a formal expression of judgment or advice by an expert b : the formal expression (as by a judge, court, or referee) of the legal reasons and principles upon which a legal decision is based
    - opin·ioned /-y&nd/ adjective
    synonyms OPINION, VIEW, BELIEF, CONVICTION, PERSUASION, SENTIMENT mean a judgment one holds as true. OPINION implies a conclusion thought out yet open to dispute . VIEW suggests a subjective opinion . BELIEF implies often deliberate acceptance and intellectual assent . CONVICTION applies to a firmly and seriously held belief . PERSUASION suggests a belief grounded on assurance (as by evidence) of its truth . SENTIMENT suggests a settled opinion reflective of one's feelings .


    Can one truly have an UNBIASED opinion?

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    Re: Opinions (nonsense thread)

    I see you've been reading the dictionary... /\

    (I'm just kiddin' witcha...I bust on you so that people don't notice that I secretly lust you. )
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    Re: Opinions (nonsense thread)

    Quote Originally Posted by HappyLady
    (I'm just kiddin' witcha...I bust on you so that people don't notice that I secretly lust you. )


    Oh, it's no secret...


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    Re: Opinions (nonsense thread)

    Jk,

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    Re: Opinions (nonsense thread)

    ;?


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    Fortunately, the darkest of darkness is not as terrible as we fear.
    Unfortunately, the lightest of light, all things good, are not so wonderful as we hope for them to be.
    What, then, is left, but various shades of grey neutrality? Where are the heroes and villains? All I see are people.

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    Re: Opinions (nonsense thread)

    Cool.

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    Re: Opinions (nonsense thread)

    Wow. Tough course.


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    Re: Opinions (nonsense thread)

    Test.

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    Re: Opinions (nonsense thread)

    Huge picture!
    This is my wallpaper I like dragons.
    Fortunately, the darkest of darkness is not as terrible as we fear.
    Unfortunately, the lightest of light, all things good, are not so wonderful as we hope for them to be.
    What, then, is left, but various shades of grey neutrality? Where are the heroes and villains? All I see are people.

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    Re: Opinions (nonsense thread)

    My opinion is that you are a spammer.

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    Re: Opinions (nonsense thread)

    Gotta love these profoundly deep threads.

    Now...how do you do that sign thingy...?
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    Re: Opinions (nonsense thread)

    (remove the spaces)

    [ sign ] [ /sign ]

    For signs within signs

    [ sign ][ sign ][ sign ][ sign ][ sign ] Whatever you want to put on the sign [ /sign ][ /sign ][ /sign ][ /sign ][ /sign ]

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    Re: Opinions (nonsense thread)

    <---- thought of the idea first!!!
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    ;?
    Fortunately, the darkest of darkness is not as terrible as we fear.
    Unfortunately, the lightest of light, all things good, are not so wonderful as we hope for them to be.
    What, then, is left, but various shades of grey neutrality? Where are the heroes and villains? All I see are people.

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    Re: Opinions (nonsense thread)



    So what?


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    Re: Opinions (nonsense thread)

    You asked for it.

    AAH AN IMP!

    Fortunately, the darkest of darkness is not as terrible as we fear.
    Unfortunately, the lightest of light, all things good, are not so wonderful as we hope for them to be.
    What, then, is left, but various shades of grey neutrality? Where are the heroes and villains? All I see are people.

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    Re: Opinions (nonsense thread)

    A WHAT smoker's outlet?

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    Re: Opinions (nonsense thread)



    What a great service...

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    Re: Opinions (nonsense thread)

    Baka Desu


    Rawrrr!
    Last edited by RTShatto; September 16th, 2004 at 05:38 PM.
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    Re: Opinions (nonsense thread)

    Quote Originally Posted by Fyshhed
    Huge picture!
    This is my wallpaper I like dragons.
    Nerd.

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