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Tangled Bank #109

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Greg Laden has created a festival of LOLcats for the latest edition of the Tangled Bank. Should I be appalled or amused? Science is serious business! We never laugh, we’re all supposed to be like Mr Spock!

Comments

  1. #1 Glen Davidson
    July 10, 2008

    Science is serious business! We never laugh

    It’s the holy body of atheism.

    Respekt R God, Donohue. Else we anlyze ur God’s meet en R test tubez.

    Glen D
    http://tinyurl.com/2kxyc7

  2. #2 Lord Zero
    July 10, 2008

    Damn, my lolspeak has become rusty lately…

  3. #3 Romeo Vitelli
    July 10, 2008

    “We never laugh, we’re all supposed to be like Mr Spock!”

    Spock had a good laugh from time to time, even if it was against his will. Just pretend you’re infected with alien spores.

  4. #4 Blake Stacey
    July 10, 2008

    Dang, it’s quiet over here.

  5. #5 rarus.vir
    July 10, 2008

    Science is just science until it goes into the lab where the transubstatiation occurs.

  6. #6 Bill C.
    July 10, 2008

    PZ. Did you see this from Dave Scott at Uncommon Descent?

    2

    DaveScot

    07/10/2008

    12:52 pm
    Myers is playing Russian roulette. He just keeps pushing the envelope in seeing how many people he can possibly offend in the worst way. It’s just a matter of time before someone with a terminal disease, a month left to live, decides he hasn’t got anything to lose by taking out Myers along with him.

    Scary.

  7. #7 Blake Stacey
    July 10, 2008

    Uh-oh. Be on the lookout for Catholics with terminal cancer.

    On second thought, just stay away from Lourdes, and you should be fine.

  8. #8 rarus.vir
    July 10, 2008

    #6
    Now THAT would be a hate crime. See no crackers involved. I will wager that if that ever happens, the guy who tries it will be a christian.
    I hate lolcats.

  9. #9 Richard Harris
    July 10, 2008

    If this is for real, then Dave Scott is a really nasty bit of work. That is incitement to some nut to commit murder of a valuable, respected, loved, useful person, over a non-existent, bronze-age, pre-philosophical, insane, mental aberration.

    I see this incitement as a hate crime.

  10. #10 craig
    July 10, 2008

    Catholics threaten lives, atheists threaten a cookie. Yeah, we’re scary.

  11. #11 Jared Lessl
    July 10, 2008

    Now remember, even Spock wasn’t immune to the wilting cuteness of cuddly little furballs. Come to think of it, I have yet to see a LOLtribble…

  12. #12 Stew
    July 10, 2008

    two words: meta phor

  13. #13 Greg Laden
    July 10, 2008

    Brilliant idea … LOL Spock…

  14. #15 Jared Lessl
    July 10, 2008

    Stephanie Z, you rock!

  15. #16 Stephanie Z
    July 10, 2008

    Aw, Google rocks. I just copy and paste. :)

    But thanks.

  16. #17 mandydax
    July 10, 2008

    My version of the glowing lolcats, from back when the story was released:
    http://pics.livejournal.com/mandydax/pic/000hr9ya

  17. #18 themadlolscientist
    July 11, 2008

    Greg maded sum LOLcrakrz 2, but he did not eated dem. dey r in his blawg bein teh srsly funneh. iz tellz him 2 sned dem 2 LOLtheist.

    kthxbai.

  18. #19 themadlolscientist
    July 11, 2008

    @ Greg, #13: You mean like this? Or maybe this?

  19. #20 Monado
    July 11, 2008

    At last, someone’s taking notice of my blog style!

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