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something, something about how bad arguments are on purpose, because everyone is so cynical now that convincing other people of your point is no longer the goal or even valued, because it's not needed to win, instead the goal is to get people to, knowingly, push the arguments without believing them to cause damage to the culture and solidarity and get that to benefit them

It's the cynical weaponisation of diseased discourse, because that's all there is left online so let's use it.

I'm trying to think if there is any other animal, besides humans, you could conceivably describe as a 'herd predator' and coming up short.

No way, 'pedestrian crossing flags' cannot be a real thing in the US? That's got to be satire, surely.

Chess Fanfic: Bobby Fisher in the anal beads cheating era.

2 hours and 22 minutes? Man, I thought the previous episodes were getting long.

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I'm sure this time she'll actually get shot, not like all those other cliffhangers.

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War is mostly accusing people of being spies.

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Good thing they didn't miss exposition class 101.

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Yank the monocle, mate, yank it off his face.

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God, hate a guy who wears little black cross glasses indoors. We get it, you think you're so cool.

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So it *was* a war about who was the most civil? At least that seems to be this confederate soldier's argument.

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Of course Zoe just picks up random fashion accessories she finds laying on the ground.

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Where are my glasses? I had them on when I left yesterday and even on the bike, I think.

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Well, well, well, another great cliffhanger.

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"Are we still headed for the blank space on that map of yours?"

Taylor Swift made a song about this serial.

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"Time travellers... I wonder."

Internal monologue? Is this random guy the actual main character of Doctor Who? Is he Doctor Who, MD?

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Does the hypno monocle only have half the power of the hypno glasses or is that not how it works?

Look at that the sonic screwdriver actually driving screws sonically, you don't see that much.

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"What the blazes!?"

Yes, those are blazes.

Hey, it's the timecube map! EARTH HAS 4 CORNERS 4 SIMULTANIOUS DAYS!

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Ok, a little late, but here we go.

A mist that separates different time zones? Must find the Greenwich Mist Time zone somewhere.

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