People Amaze Me Sometimes

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People Amaze Me Sometimes

Post by Mike Cash » Sun 06.03.2007 9:35 am

I did a search on "dehydrated" and "water", and found what has to be one of the top 10 best examples of a person seeking advice from strangers over the internet when the glaringly obvious thing to anyone with the IQ of a houseplant would be to SEEK COMPETENT PROFESSIONAL HELP.

Hope she does child care with more sense than she gestates
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RE: People Amaze Me Sometimes

Post by caroline » Sun 06.03.2007 9:48 am

That's quite terrifying, for sure! What's more, it is the insignificant number of posts advising just to do that... seek professional advice.

On another register, it reminds me that I had to look yesterday at a forum discussing results for university admission : those who didn't pass put it on the fact that it was surely rigged (like in bid rigging) and those who passed just didn't dare to say anything , except one with some courage who posted: these are my grades, so look where you stand! But it didn't stop the flow of complaints of unfairness.

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Post by lalaith » Sun 06.03.2007 10:19 am

The OP sounded like a kid, so I might excuse her. I've known too many pregnant 12 year olds and way too many pregnant 13 - 17 year olds. But there's no excuse for her mother or the other posters.
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Post by Mike Cash » Sun 06.03.2007 10:23 am

lalaith wrote:
The OP sounded like a kid, so I might excuse her. I've known too many pregnant 12 year olds and way too many pregnant 13 - 17 year olds. But there's no excuse for her mother or the other posters.


I followed her profile and found her myspace page. She's a 22 year old shack-up baby-mama.
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RE: People Amaze Me Sometimes

Post by keatonatron » Sun 06.03.2007 10:38 am

What I want to know is, why did Mike do a search on "dehydrated" and "water," and what led him to follow the link to "baby gaga"?? :|

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RE: People Amaze Me Sometimes

Post by tanuki » Sun 06.03.2007 11:25 am

Ha ha, "IQ of a houseplant". :D

I would like to know the rest of Mike's top 10.
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Post by Yudan Taiteki » Sun 06.03.2007 11:42 am

I am often surprised at where people look for help -- I remember one case where a person was asking for medical and legal advice on a semi-serious matter involving her family...on a message board devoted to the Tales Of video game series.

One of the responders, I remember, insisted repeatedly that the message board was the best place to get advice because doctors and lawyers can't be trusted.
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RE: People Amaze Me Sometimes

Post by lalaith » Sun 06.03.2007 12:19 pm

Mike Cash wrote:
lalaith wrote:
The OP sounded like a kid, so I might excuse her. I've known too many pregnant 12 year olds and way too many pregnant 13 - 17 year olds. But there's no excuse for her mother or the other posters.


I followed her profile and found her myspace page. She's a 22 year old shack-up baby-mama.


Twenty-two?! No excuse for her then. House plant IQ. I pity that baby.
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RE: People Amaze Me Sometimes

Post by Tspoonami » Sun 06.03.2007 12:23 pm

... A pregnancy forum?
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Post by flammable hippo » Sun 06.03.2007 2:14 pm

I followed her profile and found her myspace page. She's a 22 year old shack-up baby-mama.


You never know, a lot of people lie about their age on myspace.
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Post by juddcarlos2003 » Sun 06.03.2007 3:05 pm

Yeah... she could be 14-17...

The OP sounded like a kid, so I might excuse her. I've known too many pregnant 12 year olds and way too many pregnant 13 - 17 year olds.
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RE: People Amaze Me Sometimes

Post by lalaith » Sun 06.03.2007 4:55 pm

Tspoonami wrote:
... A pregnancy forum?


I can tell you've never done a Google search on pregnancy. It's a big subject. :)
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RE: People Amaze Me Sometimes

Post by tanuki » Sun 06.03.2007 6:04 pm

It's somehow not surprising that there's a lot of material on pregnancy available when you consider the quantity of material floating around involving ways of getting pregnant.
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RE: People Amaze Me Sometimes

Post by punkgrl326 » Sun 06.03.2007 6:14 pm

Wow, someone who entrusts their's and their child's life to internet strangers. What's this world coming to? :o
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RE: People Amaze Me Sometimes

Post by juddcarlos2003 » Sun 06.03.2007 7:56 pm

What's this world coming to?


Check out 2 Timothy 3:1-7
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