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In America, atheists are still in the closet

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#47184 Feb 10, 2013
SupaAFC wrote:
Macmillan from Wikipedia by, surprise surprise, showing the exact same quote from Wikipedia.
And I showed you the little number at the end of the EXACT quote which I pointed out: was the source where the anonymous writer WIKI got.

You do understand that WIKI isn't the original source for most of what it posts?

You do understand why they have those little numbers?

You pretend to be a college graduate but you don't know what a footnote is?

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#47185 Feb 10, 2013
SupaAFC wrote:
Review: Macmillan was the unanimous choice of the sitting Conservative cabinet; he was duly appointed the new PM.
Bump.

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#47186 Feb 10, 2013
"Although the media expected Butler would get the nod, a survey of the Cabinet done for the Queen showed Macmillan was the nearly unanimous choice, and he became Prime Minister on 10 January 1957"

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On this day in 1957 Sir Anthony Eden resigned as prime minister of Britain due to ill health, after just one year and 279 days in the post. He was succeeded by Harold Macmillan.

Eden resigned on 9 January 1957, after his doctors warned him his life was at stake if he continued in office. Although the media expected Butler would get the nod, a survey of the Cabinet done for the Queen showed Macmillan was the nearly unanimous choice, and he became Prime Minister on 10 January 1957. Shortly afterwards Eden and his wife left England for a holiday in New Zealand.

Eden retained much of his personal popularity in Britain, was created Earl of Avon in 1961, and entered the House of Lords. In retirement Eden was particularly bitter that during the Suez Crisis Eisenhower had initially indicated British and French troops should be allowed to remain around Port Said, only for the US ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. to press for an immediate withdrawal at the UN, thereby rendering the operation a complete failure. Eden felt the Eisenhower administration's unexpected opposition was hypocritical in light of the 1953 Iranian coup d'état and the 1954 Guatemalan coup d'état.

http://www.facebook.com/BritannicaHistorica/p...

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Eden resigned on 9 January 1957, after his doctors warned him his life was at stake if he continued in office.[43] Although the media expected Butler would get the nod, a survey of the Cabinet done for the Queen showed Macmillan was the nearly unanimous choice, and he became Prime Minister on 10 January 1957.[44] Shortly afterwards Eden and his wife left England for a holiday in New Zealand. HP Pavilion DV4-1248TX Battery

http://battery-2010.blogspot.com/2012/01/anth...

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ranger121
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"Although the media expected Butler would get the nod, a survey of the Cabinet done for the Queen showed Macmillan was the nearly unanimous choice, and he became Prime Minister on 10 January 1957"

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This is your claim, by the way.

As I pointed out to you already, the little number at the end means WIKI took the source from another site.

Although the media expected Butler would get the nod, a survey of the Cabinet done for the Queen showed Macmillan was the nearly unanimous choice, and he became Prime Minister on 10 January 1957.[50]

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#47187 Feb 10, 2013
SupaAFC wrote:
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Nice try at trying to change the claim..
Now you can stop posting in this thread.

Take the rest of your day to say your goodbyes.
SupaAFC

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#47188 Feb 11, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Actually, you didn't.
And we started with you saying I never cite sources.
And I was correct up until you finally cited university links for politics degrees.
barefoot2626 wrote:
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And I showed you the little number at the end of the EXACT quote which I pointed out: was the source where the anonymous writer WIKI got.
Which does not remotely prove that you got the quote from the original source. You simply copy-pasted from Wikipedia which you have been denying this whole time.
barefoot2626 wrote:
<quoted text>
You do understand that WIKI isn't the original source for most of what it posts?
Not the point. The point is you played a double standard by using Wiki to back a claim when you simply ignore Wiki citations from other people.
barefoot2626 wrote:
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You do understand why they have those little numbers?
You pretend to be a college graduate but you don't know what a footnote is?
I am well aware as such. I am also aware that you have immense double standards when it comes to using online material.
barefoot2626 wrote:
<quoted text>Bump.
Thank you for reminding everybody that you ran away from the argument itself.
barefoot2626 wrote:
"Although the media expected Butler would get the nod, a survey of the Cabinet done for the Queen showed Macmillan was the nearly unanimous choice, and he became Prime Minister on 10 January 1957"
Both your Facebook -and- blog sources are paste jobs from - shock of shocks - Wikipedia.

How on earth does that mean that you got your quote from a non-Wiki source, when Wikipedia - the original source - predates both your links considering they were both posted last month?

Face it: you got the quote from Wikipedia and are trying to save face by showing links that quote from... Wikipedia.

You lied, Barefoot. Accept it like a big boy.
barefoot2626 wrote:
Now you can stop posting in this thread.

Take the rest of your day to say your goodbyes.
Not happening. I know that you are desperate for me to stop whacking you with my mallet, but posting to links that in turn copy-paste from Wikipedia does not prove in the slightest that you got the quote from a non-Wiki source.

Are either the Facebook or blog links the original source? Nope, unless you are claiming that their January 2013 posts predate Wikipedia.

You lied, manchild. Stop pretending otherwise when we both know you copy-pasted from Wikipedia and played a double standard.
SupaAFC

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#47189 Feb 11, 2013
Edit: noticed that the blog post was actually January 2012, but regardless, it is safe to say that Wikipedia's source predates it.

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#47190 Feb 11, 2013
SupaAFC wrote:
<quoted text>
And I was correct up
I'm not interested, you stop posting.

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#47191 Feb 11, 2013
SupaAFC wrote:
Which does not remotely prove that you got the quote
You have already told everyone here that I could not have gotten the quote from anywhere else.

Even after I told you about the footnote (the [50]). Weeks ago.

You stupidly assumed.

I don't care: you can stop posting now.

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#47192 Feb 11, 2013
SupaAFC wrote:
Both your Facebook -and- blog sources are paste jobs from - shock of shocks - Wikipedia.
You stupid moron: the "facebook" source is the Encyclopedic Britannica.

And the **********ENTIRE********** quote is there.

You stupid moron: why is it the Wikipedia quote is SMALLER than then the Britannica quote?

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAH!

Stop posting.

PS: the Wiki QUOTE is sourced and footnoted. The Wiki source *received* the copy and paste.

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH!

Stop posting.

Welsher.

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#47193 Feb 11, 2013
SupaAFC wrote:
Not happening.
Of course not: you are a m/f c/s liar and not a soul would expect you not to be a Welsher.

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#47194 Feb 11, 2013
SupaAFC wrote:
You lied
"Although the media expected Butler would get the nod, a survey of the Cabinet done for the Queen showed Macmillan was the nearly unanimous choice, and he became Prime Minister on 10 January 1957"

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On this day in 1957 Sir Anthony Eden resigned as prime minister of Britain due to ill health, after just one year and 279 days in the post. He was succeeded by Harold Macmillan.

Eden resigned on 9 January 1957, after his doctors warned him his life was at stake if he continued in office. Although the media expected Butler would get the nod, a survey of the Cabinet done for the Queen showed Macmillan was the nearly unanimous choice, and he became Prime Minister on 10 January 1957. Shortly afterwards Eden and his wife left England for a holiday in New Zealand.

Eden retained much of his personal popularity in Britain, was created Earl of Avon in 1961, and entered the House of Lords. In retirement Eden was particularly bitter that during the Suez Crisis Eisenhower had initially indicated British and French troops should be allowed to remain around Port Said, only for the US ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. to press for an immediate withdrawal at the UN, thereby rendering the operation a complete failure. Eden felt the Eisenhower administration's unexpected opposition was hypocritical in light of the 1953 Iranian coup d'état and the 1954 Guatemalan coup d'état.

http://www.facebook.com/BritannicaHistorica/p ...

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Eden resigned on 9 January 1957, after his doctors warned him his life was at stake if he continued in office.[43] Although the media expected Butler would get the nod, a survey of the Cabinet done for the Queen showed Macmillan was the nearly unanimous choice, and he became Prime Minister on 10 January 1957.[44] Shortly afterwards Eden and his wife left England for a holiday in New Zealand. HP Pavilion DV4-1248TX Battery

http://battery-2010.blogspot.com/2012/01/anth ...

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http://www.ukdebate.co.uk/forums/index.php ...

ranger121
Bassist

"Although the media expected Butler would get the nod, a survey of the Cabinet done for the Queen showed Macmillan was the nearly unanimous choice, and he became Prime Minister on 10 January 1957"

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This is your claim, by the way.

As I pointed out to you already, the little number at the end means WIKI took the source from another site.

Although the media expected Butler would get the nod, a survey of the Cabinet done for the Queen showed Macmillan was the nearly unanimous choice, and he became Prime Minister on 10 January 1957.[50]

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#47195 Feb 11, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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You don't say?
So why don't you show EVERYONE where I uttered such nonsense.
PS: if you learn how to use the scroll button on your mouse, you would find that not always do quotes originate from Wikipedia.
And if you look at the little numbers on sections of Wikipedia, you will find where they came from.
E.G.:[50]
This is me calling you when it happened.

I know: you run away and two weeks later invent the conversation we never had.

Do see how I pointed out on Jan. 22: Wiki- which YOU pointed to- didn't have the original source.

Let's also remind everyone this was in response to you insisting that Macmillan was the UNANIMOUS choice.

And you would later call this a "grammatical error".

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#47196 Feb 11, 2013
SupaAFC wrote:
I was 100 percent correct that Macmillan was a popular choice in his party to replace Eden.
Let's make sure we quote you here after you change what you had said (unanimous choice) to 'popular choice'.

Let's keep your lies visible and close together.

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#47197 Feb 11, 2013
SupaAFC wrote:
Did you not tell us that Wikipedia, the only source you ran to to verify this, was anonymous?
Let's make sure we have you insisting that Wiki was the only source... and remind everyone that I listed not only four more sources on the internet, but the original source as well.

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#47198 Feb 11, 2013
SupaAFC wrote:
Ironically you used Wikipedia which you had only a week or two previously tried to disqualify me from using.
Four other sources listed.

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#47199 Feb 11, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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I've pointed out to you several times now and had to remind you yet again:
Wikipedia is not the orginal source of most of what it posts.
And I pointed out EXACTLY the original source.
And I pointed out to you THE LITTLE NUMBERS of what you say I quoted, i.e., Wikipedia is replete with FOOTNOTES you dumfudge.
I remind you that Wikipedia isn't often ever the original source and was not in this case.

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#47200 Feb 11, 2013
SupaAFC wrote:
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You did not even cite Wikipedia. I had to copy-paste your quote into Google as per usual.
This is where you announce that I did not cite Wikipedia.

Of course: I would not cite Wikipedia if it wasn't the source.

And this is where you confess YOU loaded it in and YOU drew the conclusion that it came from Wikipedia...EVEN THOUGH THE OTHER SOURCES WERE (and still are) THERE!

HAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAH!

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#47201 Feb 11, 2013
SupaAFC wrote:
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It could not be anymore obvious that you got the excerpt from Wikipedia.
Here we have you showing how you managed to jump to the conclusion: you found an exact quote on Wiki.

Of course: it never occurred to you that an exact quote is going to be the exact same thing everywhere because YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT A QUOTE IS.

Never happy with what I say... you paraphrase and insist it's 'my' logic.

I've already pointed to FOUR other sources (among many).

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#47202 Feb 11, 2013
SupaAFC wrote:
You most likely do not have the physical copy of the source - Wiki does not even quote it because the author of the article, whether citing it or not, wrote his/her own version of the statement;
Wikipedia is the -only- source where the quote shows up ad verbatim;
HAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH!

So here we have an EXACT QUOTE of you asserting that the quote I had COULD HAVE ONLY HAVE COME from Wikpedia

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#47203 Feb 11, 2013
SupaAFC wrote:
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Which does not remotely prove that you got the quote from the original source. You simply copy-pasted from Wikipedia which you have been denying this whole time.
You do remember insisting that the only place I could have gotten it was Wikipedia?
SupaAFC wrote:
You most likely do not have the physical copy of the source - Wiki does not even quote it because the author of the article, whether citing it or not, wrote his/her own version of the statement;
Wikipedia is the -only- source where the quote shows up ad verbatim;
Of course, we can ignore all the wrong things you said in the quote above. Let's stick with this:

(QUOTE) Wikipedia is the -only- source where the quote shows up ad verbatim

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