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Maniac (344 D (B))
02 Dec 17 UTC
Advice please: Building an app
I'm considering a new business venture and a small part of that involves me either building or someone building an app for me. I've never done this before, should I go and try it myself or pay the pros to do it?
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brainbomb (456 D)
03 Dec 17 UTC
How will Trump die someday - speculation thread
Old age? Kidney failure? Jettisoned into space? Immolation? Prison? Choking on a chicken wing? Nuclear war? Suicide? Killed by melania? Killed by CIA? Killed by wolves? Place your vote here.
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Jamiet99uk (100 D)
26 Nov 17 UTC
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MAFIA XXIII ~ CALL OF THE WEST ~ SIGN UP THREAD
Please sign up here if you wish to play in Episode 33 of webDip Mafia.
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WyattS14 (100 D)
01 Dec 17 UTC
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Are humans fundamentally different from other animals?
A new resolution my debate team is working on, I thought It'd be interesting to see both sides of the argument according to the wonderful WebDip community.

Share your thoughts below, I'll post some articles supporting either side if this thread gets ugh.. 3 +1's
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Ogion (4464 D)
03 Dec 17 UTC
Actually, certainly all social mammals have decision power. The social interactions among canids, rodents, and primates for example are highly complex and easily rival humans'. If humans have decision capability about questions of dominance, cooperation, and altruism so do many other mammals

Furthermore, it appears religiosity is actually a fairly primal hard wired behavior that is a essentially a cognitive tendency tendency to ascribe certain emotional responses to novwlty of unexplained phenomena. Religion is really an alternative mental reaction to novelty to curiosity. An animal finding something new can explore it or develop a sense of avoidance (i.e. Religious awe) Thus, before we rule out the idea that data and dogs have religious ideas, is think we would need to show that the neural structures that generate religion are newly evolved. My understanding is that the "non-curiosity" response to novelty is evolutionarily pretty old as are. novelty seeking and curiosity. Thus, I suspect that many mammals and probably many birds are every bit as religious as humans.

In fact, it might be that the thing that sets humans apart is the ability to transcend religiosity through reason and to approach novelty through analysis rather than emotional avoidance.


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Durga (781 D)
23 Nov 17 UTC
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Let me change my username
For the love of god, let me change my username. This is getting more and more embarrassing as I meet more of you at f2f events. You can even ban this account and let me recreate for all I care
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reedeer1 (100 D)
01 Dec 17 UTC
Euoropean Undocumented Migration
I am writing a paper comparing the illegal migration into the eu, and in to America, from the Middle East, and Mexico respectively.
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CommanderByron (564 D Mod (S))
02 Dec 17 UTC
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Cheap Profile Quotes
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damo666 (115 D)
01 Dec 17 UTC
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Bored
And pissed
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brainbomb (456 D)
01 Dec 17 UTC
Beer battered Cod
I just ate some beer battered Cod. I have a fish allergy but that was tasty. Share your best Beer Battered Cod experiences here.
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Fluminator (511 D)
30 Nov 17 UTC
Are any of you paid Russian trolls?
Confess here please.
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WyattS14 (100 D)
30 Nov 17 UTC
Poetry opportunities..?
There used to be great organizations that worked through my school for poetry in youth, but now that I actually have an appreciation for poetry it seems like there aren't as many opportunities to perform or compete with poems.
Is anyone aware of prominent high school poetry organizations?
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c0dyz (100 D)
27 Nov 17 UTC
RIP my RR
How to reliably raise a reliability rating?
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KingCyrus (507 D)
01 Dec 17 UTC
Preventative Action In North Korea
Writing a paper on this... Curious what other peoples' thoughts are.
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WyattS14 (100 D)
29 Nov 17 UTC
Anyone else about to reach $10k?
I heard one special, little snowflake was getting there. Any other miserable sobs about to reach $10k?
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HAL9OOO (319 D (B))
01 Dec 17 UTC
Is this game getting less popular?
I remember using this site years ago and I felt I could always find games to join, or if I made a game it would fill up in a couple of days at most.

Is there another site that people are using to play? It still seems like this one is the best at least from my quick google.
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President Eden (2427 D)
30 Nov 17 UTC
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Dems/progs, are y'all really running Zuckerborg in 2020?
I know I know, insert "lul ReTHUGlicans nominated DONALD TUCKING DRUMPH xDDD" memes here.
Why is Zuckerborg on the short list of nominations right now though?
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MamaLama (212 D)
30 Nov 17 UTC
Mafia Style DImplomacy
What if we had a game type where everyone was completely anonymous such that no one knew what country anyone else was and it was global chat only
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Smokey Gem (210 D)
29 Nov 17 UTC
Australian Icons we have stolen.
What can you think of?


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VashtaNeurotic (644 D)
24 Nov 17 UTC
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Must See Movie Reccomendations
So I like movies a lot and one of my goals in life is to watch every movie that is worth watching. I've seen most of AFIs top 100 and I have a to-watch list that is 168 films and counting. As such, I was curious if anyone here has some must-see movies that I may not know about.
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WyattS14 (100 D)
29 Nov 17 UTC
Music major?
I've considered pursuing a music major.. is the outcome worth the cost? It seems like the stereotype for music majors is that there's no real future.
What ARE the possibilities?
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Durga (781 D)
23 Nov 17 UTC
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Where do you get your news from?
I'm curious as to where you guys are getting your information from, and what you read on the regular
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Claesar (834 D Mod)
27 Nov 17 UTC
High-bet full-anon full-press game
Peace has come at last to the great Bunny Kingdom! Lead your clan of rabbits to glory by gathering resources and building new cities across the land!

gameID=211221
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brainbomb (456 D)
28 Nov 17 UTC
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The Arab Spring was a horrible failure
Can you name any countries that benefitted from the Arab Spring? Libya is literally a slave-state, Egyptians overthrew one leader only to overthrow the next, Iranian arab spring failed, Syria is a bloodbath. Is there a single positive that came from this movement?
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Durga (781 D)
29 Nov 17 UTC
Liberal tops Conservative Game Board
gameID=206622 facts only or fake news
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Literary Pugilist (291 D)
24 Nov 17 UTC
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Why no love for Sum of Squares scoring?
Personally, I'm not a big fan of Draw Size scoring, because it rewards the power that hung on with one dot the same as the 17 SC power that was a hair away from the solo.

What I've noticed is that almost every new game is Draw Size Scoring. Is that just because it's the default option or are players here just not fond of it.
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TrPrado (352 D Mod)
29 Nov 17 UTC
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ATC about to reach for a beer from the fridge
Anyone else excited?
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LeonWalras (176 D)
29 Nov 17 UTC
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The Paris Uprising of 1832 was a horrible failure
Can you name any characters that benefited from the Paris Uprising of 1832? Éponine is literally and figuratively heartbroken, Jean Valjean overcame Javert only to die of old age in the next bloody act. Is there a single positive that came from this musical?
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WyattS14 (100 D)
29 Nov 17 UTC
What's ATC?
As soon as I saw it I thought American Trans Club, but I was a little confused as to why they were reaching for a beer in the fridge..?
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CAPT Brad (2692 D (B))
29 Nov 17 UTC
Who Are The Real Dinosaurs In Congress?
Republicans do a better job of promoting younger members, in part because they limit, to six years, the length of time a member can be chairman or chairwoman of a committee. Democrats do not impose term limits on committee leaders or so-called ranking members, the top slot for lawmakers who are in the minority.
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zultar (3900 D Mod (P))
24 Nov 17 UTC
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KansasBoyd has been banned.
For those interested.
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