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by kingkong
Thu Sep 08, 2011 7:14 pm
Forum: Coffee corner
Topic: Quiting SingAstro forums
Replies: 23
Views: 4558

Geez, the level of credulity, tired canards, knee-jerk reactions and scientific illiteracy in this thread is probably making more people wish to "quit"... I totally agree with you Stuart. Someone just cannot resist to reply hostile messages. Astronomy is supposed to be a free and friendly hobby. Wh...
by kingkong
Thu Sep 08, 2011 7:10 pm
Forum: Coffee corner
Topic: Quiting SingAstro forums
Replies: 23
Views: 4558

i strongly disagree with bharat's sentiment. this is an astronomy forum where scientific facts and the scientific method are valued. of course i'm not the admin/mod and i might be wrong, in that singastro is more an astronomy tourism forum where the theme is: been there, done that, photographed that...
by kingkong
Thu Sep 08, 2011 2:40 pm
Forum: Coffee corner
Topic: Quiting SingAstro forums
Replies: 23
Views: 4558

i would be happy if proven wrong by the next einstein. i'll beg for forgiveness. i'll parade in the street with a sign around my neck that says "i was wrong. i'm sorry". i will. "thinking outside the box" is likely only useful if you already know the arts /sciences of solving a problem. research hav...
by kingkong
Mon Sep 05, 2011 7:31 pm
Forum: Coffee corner
Topic: Band of Activities on Sun
Replies: 33
Views: 12127

solar flares affecting radio communication is a far better understood phenomenon than solar activities affecting global climate. similarly for predictions of disastrous consequences to orbiting satellites in the event of major earth-heading CME, etc. however any claim of solar activities resulting i...
by kingkong
Sun Sep 04, 2011 5:31 pm
Forum: Coffee corner
Topic: Band of Activities on Sun
Replies: 33
Views: 12127

indeed. just as astrology is a popular science with long history for predicting encounters of certain people based on their birth dates and the position of planets and other celestial bodies in the sky. from the birth of gods & kings, to your luck of getting laid next week.
by kingkong
Sat Sep 03, 2011 8:13 pm
Forum: Coffee corner
Topic: Band of Activities on Sun
Replies: 33
Views: 12127

i guess if there is an astronomy forum where your "science" will survive, it is here. have fun!
by kingkong
Fri Sep 02, 2011 11:45 pm
Forum: Coffee corner
Topic: Band of Activities on Sun
Replies: 33
Views: 12127

i hope it is clear enough that there is a world of difference between "activities in the sun affects our weather" and "there is a very active band n the sun now, i hope it won't flood again in singapore." it is like the difference between "there are many phenomenon yet to to be explained by science"...
by kingkong
Tue Aug 30, 2011 8:35 pm
Forum: Coffee corner
Topic: Band of Activities on Sun
Replies: 33
Views: 12127

shirox wrote:
kingkong wrote:it is disheartening to find voodoo talks on a forum like this...
well, u can choose not to click on this thread lol
well, u can choose not to response to my posy but you did. lol to u too [smilie=meh.gif]
by kingkong
Mon Aug 29, 2011 12:30 pm
Forum: Coffee corner
Topic: Band of Activities on Sun
Replies: 33
Views: 12127

it is disheartening to find voodoo talks on a forum like this...
by kingkong
Fri Aug 26, 2011 4:50 pm
Forum: Coffee corner
Topic: Neil Armstrong in the news
Replies: 13
Views: 3146

acc wrote:Well I walked by a chap in the States sitting by the road holding a poster that says 911 was staged by the US government. Felt like giving that guy a kick. Surprised that no one already did.
in the land of the free. one is free to be a whacko
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