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Old 11-28-06, 09:23 AM   #1
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Do you believe everything you read?

Yesterday someone posted an article in the "Training and Nutrition" forum about fat burning. It seems to have been lost during the site crash. I didn't agree with a lot if the article, it went against a lot of the nutrition books I've read, but more importantly it went against what I've personally found to work. But the few responses to the thread were "Wow, this should be a sticky"... Now I'm not saying it was a good article or a bad article, I'm saying I'm amazed at how many people read ONE article or see an infomercial on TV and take it for absolute truth, with out doing research on there own at all. I think in a few months I'm going to make up some completely bogus article, with the most ridiculous claims and see how many people will actually follow it as truth, because they read it. I tend to question everything, I'm amazed how many people don't. "If some one wrote it it must be true". I'm not just talking about Health and fitness, I'm talking about everything. I could go to a car forum and post a fake article about how adding dog poop to you oil will increase performance and I guarantee dozens of people will be adding poop to their oil. (By the way that does work, try it) I'm just sayin.
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Old 11-28-06, 09:28 AM   #2
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Of course not!!


(so....tell us more about the poop-in-oil thing )
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Old 11-28-06, 09:58 AM   #3
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I certainly don't believe everything I read. But reading can be entertaining, enlightening, humorous etc...
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(so....tell us more about the poop-in-oil thing )
Just make sure you use poop from a greyhound or whippet.
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Old 11-28-06, 10:01 AM   #5
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Yeah, those mofos' are FAST!
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Old 11-28-06, 10:01 AM   #6
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why would the internets lie to us?
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Old 11-28-06, 10:33 AM   #7
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Yeah, I remember that article. I kinda laughed when it said that exercise over 30-minutes was worthless.
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Old 11-28-06, 10:38 AM   #8
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Yeah, I remember that article. I kinda laughed when it said that exercise over 30-minutes was worthless.
was it one of those articles that pop up from time-to-time about doing hard intervals for a short time?
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Old 11-28-06, 10:47 AM   #9
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Whan I see the amazing results of what a hack like me can do with Photoshop...I don't believe much of anything I SEE either.
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It is truly amazing what people read and believe on the web. Type a few words and it becomes gospel.
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was it one of those articles that pop up from time-to-time about doing hard intervals for a short time?
Even worse, it said that you should only ride at low intensities to burn more fat... HAH! And that after 30-minutes you end up burning proteins for fuel instead of carbs & fat. Simply ridiculous, but then what can you expect from MSN, eh?
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Old 11-28-06, 10:58 AM   #12
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Anywho who has ever written anything should know not to believe what other people read.....cuz you know how easy it is to BS your way through a article/paper
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No no no....the key to ultimate running performance is urine injections from a russian race horse.

and let's not forget that we need special magnets to make our electrical products run better....they take the little electrons that flow through the tubes inside your power cables, and forces them to march in formation....since we know an orderly electroni is a happy electron, and happy electrons are more productive!
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Old 11-28-06, 11:32 AM   #14
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No no no....the key to ultimate running performance is urine injections from a russian race horse.

and let's not forget that we need special magnets to make our electrical products run better....they take the little electrons that flow through the tubes inside your power cables, and forces them to march in formation....since we know an orderly electroni is a happy electron, and happy electrons are more productive!
Can't you also magnetize the fuel line on your car and hit warp speed while getting 7002345 miles per gallon? Add one of those Tornado vortex things to the air intake and most cars will actually fill the gas tank as they drive.
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Old 11-28-06, 11:36 AM   #15
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Believing much of anything that you are taught in school or find out through the web or media without doing your own investigating is a collasaly stupid mistake. I think anyone above the age of 10 who has a brain can figure out that much.
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the tornado just beats the air into submission, allowing a better burn, since we all know a submissive air particle is leass likely to put itself out effectively once ignited.

The magnetizing.....nope....however I highly reccomend putting a fuel injector inside your muffler....anything that makes your car shoot flames will add at least 20thousand or so horsepower to your ride.
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Yesterday someone posted an article in the "Training and Nutrition" forum about fat burning. It seems to have been lost during the site crash. I didn't agree with a lot if the article, it went against a lot of the nutrition books I've read, but more importantly it went against what I've personally found to work. But the few responses to the thread were "Wow, this should be a sticky"... Now I'm not saying it was a good article or a bad article, I'm saying I'm amazed at how many people read ONE article or see an infomercial on TV and take it for absolute truth, with out doing research on there own at all. I think in a few months I'm going to make up some completely bogus article, with the most ridiculous claims and see how many people will actually follow it as truth, because they read it. I tend to question everything, I'm amazed how many people don't. "If some one wrote it it must be true". I'm not just talking about Health and fitness, I'm talking about everything. I could go to a car forum and post a fake article about how adding dog poop to you oil will increase performance and I guarantee dozens of people will be adding poop to their oil. (By the way that does work, try it) I'm just sayin.

Efrobert, let me introduce you to the paragraph.
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Have you ever read tea leaves or animal scat?
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I believe nothing I read, see, hear, or smell.
Unless it is blueberry muffins.
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Efrobert, let me introduce you to the paragraph.
I read it, but I don't believe it!
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I don't believe in anything...

Except me.
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I believe in the almighty nacho.
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I believe in the almighty nacho.
What about His son, Cheese?

And the Holy Spirit, Salsa?
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MAIZIOUS DID NOT PUT SALSA INTO THE ALMIGHTY NACHO! MAIZIOUS BE A SAD PANDA!

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