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#1 Pennpenn

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Posted 22 November 2011 - 12:01 AM

... there are people in the world who wholehearted believe that the "AD" used to indicate a date means "After (Christ's) Death". Idiots.

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Posted 22 November 2011 - 05:44 AM

you mean BC doesn't mean Before Christ? ...

oh that does it! How many more things I was taught at Sunday school were lies?

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Posted 22 November 2011 - 07:26 AM

QUOTE(Destron D-69 @ Nov 22 2011, 05:44 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
you mean BC doesn't mean Before Christ? ...

oh that does it! Home many more things I was taught at Sunday school were lies?


Potential sarcasm aside, BC does mean "Before Christ('s birth)". AD stands for "Anno Domini", which is derived from medieval latin and means "In the year of the Lord" (sometimes said as "Year of our Lord", but I'm not a Christian so sod that noise).

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Posted 22 November 2011 - 10:59 AM

The main reason this is important is that Jesus wasn't instantaneous, so if AD meant after his death, then there would be a gap of a few decades between 1 BC and 1 AD.

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Posted 22 November 2011 - 11:22 AM

Jesus has a casting time of one round and a duration of instantaneous.

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Posted 22 November 2011 - 01:21 PM

QUOTE(▲ndrusi @ Nov 22 2011, 10:59 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
The main reason this is important is that Jesus wasn't instantaneous, so if AD meant after his death, then there would be a gap of a few decades between 1 BC and 1 AD.

Unless it's counted as his biblical rebirth/return from the dead/zombification. Then there's a few days of overlap.

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Posted 22 November 2011 - 02:19 PM

And, of course, he was actually born before the end of BC...

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Posted 22 November 2011 - 03:51 PM

All of Santa's reindeer are female; male reindeer lose their antlers in the winter.

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Posted 22 November 2011 - 04:05 PM

it goes BC, LC, AD

LC isn't used much because its a non-confirmed 3 or so Decades that most likely didn't even happen.

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Posted 22 November 2011 - 06:03 PM

According to James Joyce, (Paraphrasing) "It took 17 years to write Finnegan's Wake, it should take 17 years to read."

I'm on year 8 and counting.
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Posted 22 November 2011 - 06:34 PM

QUOTE(Devcon @ Nov 22 2011, 06:03 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
According to James Joyce, (Paraphrasing) "It took 17 years to write Finnegan's Wake, it should take 17 years to read."

I'm on year 8 and counting.


I was wondering how that was coming.

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Posted 22 November 2011 - 07:53 PM

jesus, how long is the movie?

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Posted 22 November 2011 - 08:21 PM

QUOTE(Destron D-69 @ Nov 22 2011, 07:53 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
jesus, how long is the movie?


It's a book.

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Posted 22 November 2011 - 08:42 PM

Because he reads movies, you see.
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Posted 22 November 2011 - 08:49 PM

QUOTE(Devcon @ Nov 22 2011, 08:42 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Because he reads movies, you see.


That's probably why it's taken 8 years.

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Posted 22 November 2011 - 10:20 PM

in case law the v in R v Smith or John v Smith is pronounced 'and'
any time a lawyer or judge pronounces it as 'verse' he/she gets mocked by their peers behind his/her back for looking like a giant tool

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Posted 22 November 2011 - 11:18 PM

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Posted 23 November 2011 - 12:34 AM

... >_>

it was mentioned that the book should take 17 years to read... and that it has taken 8 so far for Devcon.... thus I asked,

"how long is the movie?" as a joke.



been a few months since I dragged this out...

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Posted 23 November 2011 - 09:56 AM

It's always piss on destron day!

There's your irrelevant fact!

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Posted 23 November 2011 - 10:24 AM

QUOTE(Destron D-69 @ Nov 22 2011, 04:05 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
it goes BC, LC, AD


No.




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