The Dumbest Thing I've Ever Heard!

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  1. Jackroadkill

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    They're usually those who say things like "I'm only saying what everyone else is thinking..."
     
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    That's the whole state of South Carolina. I hear reports all the time of people thrown from a vehicle during a wreck and DOA. Plenty of drunk driving, hit and run accidents too. SC is one of the most dangerous states in the union for drivers. That's one reason I no longer do any driving for Uber. There is no state law to wear a helmet on a motorcycle either. That's how we roll.

    Love my state, but that's just the way it is around here. I always buckle up.
     
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    Not to mention that the internet has made it easier than ever to share your ignorance. Many people have absolutely no idea how discern fact from fiction and a lot of them don't care. If they agree with something, they don't bother to check it out, they just accept it.
     
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    +1

    "No, you're not saying what EVERYONE is thinking, you're saying what STUPID people are thinking."
     
  5. Old Deaf Roadie

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    If an acquaintance spilled their bike while wearing a helmet and got injured, can anyone seriously believe the outcome would have been better sans helmet?
     
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    If you have any expertise in any field, you will experience people with zero knowledge or experience in that field challenging everything you know because they "feel" a certain way. When I was doing the marine mammal rescue team stuff, people that never had even seen a whale before would tells us "you're doing it wrong" in the middle of a rescue attempt. It's absolutely absurd, I blame the "self-esteem movement".
     
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    I oversee the A/V installations and tend to client tech & network needs at a convention center. My weekly face palm is when I get asked why they can't "email my PowerPoint directly to the projector", all while I am thinking they shouldn't own a computer to begin with.
     
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    Ignorance has become glorified, a badge of honor. Reject science and don't believe anything them smart college boys (and girls) tell you. And don't believe anything on the news either.

    I really hope this is a little phase that will pass.
     
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    ...and here we are today.
     
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    A lot of people seem to "just know" that what they "feel" is true.

    People who, instead of thinking or learning, go with their "gut feeling" always talk out of their @$$.
     
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    I mentioned to my niece that a man named Marconi invented the radio
    She said “Wait a minute , I thought KDKA was the first radio station, why would he invent a radio if there’s no station
     
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    Now people say even dumber stuff like "my truth" or "their truth".
     
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    Ignorance is forgivable, being proud of being ignorant is stupid.
     
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    I work “with the public”. Whenever I think I’ve heard the dumbest thing I’m soon reminded that I’m wrong.
     
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    Saw two big old gals drive up to the store and park in a handicap spot. Passenger was wearing oxygen. Both of them were smoking. No words necessary.
     
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    I've been riding for over 45 years and have always worn a brain bucket.

    But 5 years ago I started wearing a full face helmet to protect my beautiful face. IMO they do cut down on peripheral vision, and I had a few close calls at first till I figured them out. After wearing one for about 40,000 miles, I still think full face helmets suck, but I keep wearing them, because of the beautiful face and all that.

    And I never use the term "bro".
     
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    "Ignorance has become glorified, a badge of honor. Reject science and don't believe anything them smart college boys (and girls) tell you. And don't believe anything on the news either."

    Welcome to Indiana.
     
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    No, by definition half are less intelligent than the median.

    Take the numbers 1, 1, 1, 100. Average is 25.75, but more than half the numbers are less than the average. The distribution counts.
     
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    All right median.
    i knew someone here would call me on that..... :lol:
     
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