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Meta-Strawman Fallacy General Election Final Poll!!!!!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Fifty, Nov 28, 2007.

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THE FINAL CHOICE!

Poll closed Dec 3, 2007.
  1. strawmanbearpig

    28.9%
  2. haystack

    38.1%
  3. strawmania

    33.0%
  1. Fifty

    Fifty !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Now that the primaries are over, its time to decide for good!

    I've narrowed it down to the two big obvious choices (strawmanbearpig and haystack), plus the best of Feanor's many contributions, strawmania.

    YOU VOTE NOW! THIS IS IT! THE BIG ELECTION! 5 DAYS AND ITS OVER!
     
  2. JohnRM

    JohnRM Don't make me destroy you

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    haystack

    ghxghkckkkjlust
     
  3. Fëanor

    Fëanor Chieftain

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    Ok people, lets make Strawmania have a extraordinary comeback!
     
  4. emzie

    emzie wicked witch of the North

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    Haystack sounds like a real term. Strawmanbearpig is an awesome term.
     
  5. GoodEnoughForMe

    GoodEnoughForMe n.m.s.s.

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  6. philippe

    philippe FYI, I chase trains.

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    strawmania '08!

    Cause the two else are getting dull already!
     
  7. MobBoss

    MobBoss Off-Topic Overlord

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    Of course it does. 100%.

    There is nothing 'dull' about strawmanbearpig. South Park references are never dull.
     
  8. The Yankee

    The Yankee The New Yawker Retired Moderator

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    Strawmania, just to screw with the whole thing and make it tied at 7 with all three choices.
     
  9. Integral

    Integral Can't you hear it?

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    I always liked strawmania. After all, it's ten characters. That has to count for something, and it just tips the balance.
     
  10. MobBoss

    MobBoss Off-Topic Overlord

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    Whats this with with the '10 characters' thing? You guys expressing some OCD or what?
     
  11. The Yankee

    The Yankee The New Yawker Retired Moderator

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    Having ten characters not only minimizes the effort involved in declaring a strawjihad against the poster above you, but it also fits within the ten character limit perfectly.
     
  12. Integral

    Integral Can't you hear it?

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    It's based on the principle of optimization: maximizing the other guy's frustration while minimizing your own efforts. Minimization hits a floor at ten characters, and frustration maximizes when huge chunks of
     
  13. MobBoss

    MobBoss Off-Topic Overlord

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    Not if you punctuate. :lol:

    But now I get it. However, I think it rather unrealistic to assume we would see single word replys to possible strawman-ism style posts. At least that hasnt been the norm to date.
     
  14. SuperBeaverInc.

    SuperBeaverInc. Groucho

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    Strawmanbearpig!

    Clearly the best.
     
  15. Chandrasekhar

    Chandrasekhar Determined

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    They're all very good, but my vote goes to Strawmanbearpig.
     
  16. Volum

    Volum The Zapper

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    Strawmanbearpig, just leading the race now.
     
  17. angeleyes

    angeleyes mood indigo

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    I think Strawmanbearpig should be disqualified as only understandable in a small part of the world.
     
  18. Rambuchan

    Rambuchan The Funky President

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    < Castes the vote that puts Strawmania into the lead by one! :banana:

    We're so going to ignore the findings of this poll and just call it whatever the hell we please.
     
  19. Che Guava

    Che Guava The Juicy Revolutionary

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    WHAT?! This isn't legally binding?!!! :mad:

    All that campiagn money I spent on haystack! :cry:
     
  20. Yuri2356

    Yuri2356 Test Screening

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    I think it's half man, half bear, half strawpig.
     

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