Site Topics - Part II

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by j, Feb 4, 2010.

  1. lefty

    lefty Senior member

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    I think what's bugging me most is that the category of Men's Style now looks small compared to General and Lifestyle. (The thick red lines are starting to get in the way.) Rolling B&S into Men's Style would give the category a hell of a lot more weight and balance.

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  2. mm84321

    mm84321 Senior member

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    Can we DT this thread? http://www.styleforum.net/showthread.php?t=237695
    You happen to not agree with me, yet you offer no contrary opinion, so you want to have my thread squirreled? What are you, 5 years old?
     


  3. Bartolo

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    The B&S archive will probably go away on the upgrade launch but for the moment it is just standing there. It does draw traffic and provides some resources in the way of measurements and price history on items sold in the past. And a few of the pictures probably still work.
    Both quite valuable! (More so the measurements, as many sellers delete the price when "sold.")
     


  4. cross22

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    You happen to not agree with me, yet you offer no contrary opinion, so you want to have my thread squirreled?

    What are you, 5 years old?


    1) it doesn't belong to CE
    2) Gibonius already responded to your arguments with facts but you don't want to learn
    3) you did not start the thread to discuss the issue, you did it to perpetuate your belief, any discussion would be a waste of my time
     


  5. johnH123

    johnH123 Senior member

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    It would be great if someone would actually clean up SW&D. Its the same group of people over and over making it unpleasant for everyone else. I got 'timed out' for 'trolling' and yet the same posters that contribute nothing to this forum are allowed to run rampant.

    It's a sad joke.
     


  6. oneeightyseven

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    quick question: can we make it a B&S rule to state how much the price drops are for? I'm afraid some people just repost in certain threads just saying "drop" or "price drop" yet don't really drop their prices. I haven't made any claims because I am not 100% positive of the pre-"drop" price so I'm in no position to call anyone out.
     


  7. NorCal

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    1) it doesn't belong to CE
    2) Gibonius already responded to your arguments with facts but you don't want to learn
    3) you did not start the thread to discuss the issue, you did it to perpetuate your belief, any discussion would be a waste of my time


    Gotta say you're wrong on this. It is a political issue, because it has implications far beyond simply dieting or eating. And the science is good, maybe not perfect, but what is?
     


  8. cross22

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    Gotta say you're wrong on this. It is a political issue, because it has implications far beyond simply dieting or eating. And the science is good, maybe not perfect, but what is?
    OJFC. Most foods consumed to excess will cause health issues. How about a Pigouvian tax on food?
     


  9. Piobaire

    Piobaire Not left of center?

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    OJFC. Most foods consumed to excess will cause health issues. How about a Pigouvian tax on food?

    Studies show that maintaining one's self at just over starvation levels will increase life expectancy by up to one third. Life is the ultimate good, as without life, one cannot have subjective happiness. Therefore, we should back legislation enforcing near starvation level diets based on subjective utility.
     


  10. HgaleK

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    Studies show that maintaining one's self at just over starvation levels will increase life expectancy by up to one third. Life is the ultimate good, as without life, one cannot have subjective happiness. Therefore, we should back legislation enforcing near starvation level diets based on subjective utility.
    There's a theory being kicked around right now by smart sciencey dudes that you can eat much closer to standard maintenance diets and achieve a similar effect by reducing carbs to zero. I don't think that they've hit anything conclusive yet, though. MM is being extreme in his take on fructose (55g of anything toxic will do more than give you diabetes), but it's worth examining and is under-appreciated on an intellectual level as being potentially detrimental to your health, or at least being able to reduce the level of health that one can achieve if its consumption is reduced. Edit: and before you kick my ass about the health professinal thing Piob, I'm not referring to you. I'm talking about the SF population at large. If nothing else the thread brings to light biological mechanisms relevant to everyone's life in America.
     


  11. Piobaire

    Piobaire Not left of center?

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    There's a theory being kicked around right now by smart sciencey dudes that you can eat much closer to standard maintenance diets and achieve a similar effect by reducing carbs to zero. I don't think that they've hit anything conclusive yet, though.

    MM is being extreme in his take on fructose (55g of anything toxic will do more than give you diabetes), but it's worth examining and is under-appreciated on an intellectual level as being potentially detrimental to your health, or at least being able to reduce the level of health that one can achieve if its consumption is reduced.


    It's not worth examining within the paradigm that sugar should be a controlled substance. If we want to keep talking about "toxic," I'd like to introduce all you non-healthcare folks to the concept of "LD50."
     


  12. cross22

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    Studies show that maintaining one's self at just over starvation levels will increase life expectancy by up to one third. Life is the ultimate good, as without life, one cannot have subjective happiness. Therefore, we should back legislation enforcing near starvation level diets based on subjective utility.
    [​IMG] Right! I forgot individuals do not understand the source of happiness.
     


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    you fools are going to get timed-out if you don't take this garbage back to CE.
     


  14. HgaleK

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    It's not worth examining within the paradigm that sugar should be a controlled substance. If we want to keep talking about "toxic," I'd like to introduce all you non-healthcare folks to the concept of "LD50."

    I feel like this probably aught to be taught a little more vigorously in high school.
     


  15. mm84321

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    Gotta say you're wrong on this. It is a political issue, because it has implications far beyond simply dieting or eating. And the science is good, maybe not perfect, but what is?
    Studies show that maintaining one's self at just over starvation levels will increase life expectancy by up to one third. Life is the ultimate good, as without life, one cannot have subjective happiness. Therefore, we should back legislation enforcing near starvation level diets based on subjective utility.
    There's a theory being kicked around right now by smart sciencey dudes that you can eat much closer to standard maintenance diets and achieve a similar effect by reducing carbs to zero. I don't think that they've hit anything conclusive yet, though. MM is being extreme in his take on fructose (55g of anything toxic will do more than give you diabetes), but it's worth examining and is under-appreciated on an intellectual level as being potentially detrimental to your health, or at least being able to reduce the level of health that one can achieve if its consumption is reduced. Edit: and before you kick my ass about the health professinal thing Piob, I'm not referring to you. I'm talking about the SF population at large. If nothing else the thread brings to light biological mechanisms relevant to everyone's life in America.
    It's not worth examining within the paradigm that sugar should be a controlled substance. If we want to keep talking about "toxic," I'd like to introduce all you non-healthcare folks to the concept of "LD50."
    [​IMG] Right! I forgot individuals do not understand the source of happiness.
    Why don't you care to share these thoughts in my thread? I'd be happy to discuss them. I understand that most of you don't 100% agree with me--which is absolutely fine--and Piobaire doesn't like the way I argue my points--which I try to do in a calm, collected, and respectful manner--but why not debate me on the actual issue, rather than just ignore or criticize my efforts of bringing this alternative hypothesis up for discussion? I think, from the heated reaction I've received, it's of enough importance to merit an in depth conversation on.
     


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