babych

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  1. Post Yo Face In The Twilight Sparkle Party

    Love the tank top;)
  2. Post Yo Face In The Twilight Sparkle Party

    Haven't posted in awhile so here's one of me trying on a Deadpool hoodie in Walmart, lol!
  3. I'm so glad you said this. this phrase seems to be the flavour of the month on these boards.
  4. confessions

    Dividing both sides by (x + y - z) is the error as x + y - z = 0 and division by zero is undefined. I confess... I'm a math geek...
  5. The other piece here, and I'm saying this respectfully, is that opinions can be wrong. For example, I could have the opinion that the Earth is flat (I don't, and please let's not derail the thread).. sure, I'm entitled to my opinion but that doesn't stop me from being empirically wrong...
  6. An Intelligent Debate on Ancient Alien Theory

    I have a pretty good idea of how probability works.. your case with the marbles isn't accurate. If the amount of marbles is unknown then one couldn't really even suggest a probability... again, I'm not disagreeing with you about the probability of life on other planets.. but the probability would be based on an estimated number of planets, and then things like how many would contain the right conditions for life, the likelihood of single cell organisms combining in the right way, etc, would have to be taken into account.. Saying that life exists on earth, therefore life on other planets is 100% probable, then changing it to 50% because there's no life on Mercury, then changing it again, etc.. isn't how one would calculate it. now, I will give you that, should the statistics wildly disagree with the theoretical probability, the probability would have to be changed.. but that would mean one would have to take into account other factors previously unthought of...
  7. An Intelligent Debate on Ancient Alien Theory

    I don't disagree with most of what you've said. I'm arguing that you're calculation of probability is a little simplistic. If we had the ability to visit 1,000,000 planets then yes, a case could be made to use a statistical approach. But, that's not reasonable so one needs to calculate probability indirectly and theoretically. It's not as simple as saying, "well, we've looked at 1000 planets and none seem to have life so the probability must be 1/1000 until we look at more..". That's what I mean by saying no one would use that as a metric. You have to take into account where the planets are, the likelihood of a given planet being born in a goldilocks zone, like likelihood that the star will be stable, etc. For example, before we had direct evidence of the existence of planets outside of our solar system, life existed on exactly 1 out of 8 planets that we knew about, yet no scientist or mathematician would have suggested that the probability of life existing on a given planet was therefore 12.5%.
  8. An Intelligent Debate on Ancient Alien Theory

    I agree with you that it's highly likely that life exists elsewhere in the universe, but no one would use this calculation as a serious metric for calculating life on other planets. Just because life exists on 1 planet for sure, and we know of 10000 planets, doesn't mean that we should use that to calculate the probability...
  9. Rate The Last Movie You Saw - 2

    The Week Of - 1/10 Holy hell what a turd of a movie. I got about 10-15 minutes in and turned it off.
  10. Hypocritical Racism

    This post is offensive and reprehensible and offends me. HK is equating "bad" with feminine hygiene products, ergo he is saying women are "less than". It needs to stop NOW! Am I doing this right?
  11. The Post Yo Pet Thread...

    100% agree!
  12. The Post Yo Pet Thread...

    Yep - and he was a rescue do, if you can believe it! He's a little busy (still young) but very loving and smart.
  13. I'll say that I was really hoping for the Sedins to play at least one more year and finish with 1100+ points, but I respect the fact that they are retiring on their own terms. I don't own much hockey memorabilia, but I am very grateful to have this hat signed by both Henrik and Daniel.
  14. The Post Yo Pet Thread...

    Well, I don't have any pets but this is my friends dog... we get along pretty well;)
  15. The Post Yo Pet Thread...

    You sir, are a quality human being! I think you just described love...