On Apr 15, 5:19 am, BruceS <bruce...@hotmail.com> wrote: > On Apr 14, 12:18 pm, Bob Casanova <nos...@buzz.off> wrote: > > > > > On Wed, 13 Apr 2011 15:31:03 -0700 (PDT), the following > > appeared in sci.skeptic, posted by Graham Cooper > > <grahamcoop...@gmail.com>: > > > >You're an idiot! > > > >There's only 5 or 6 major catastrophes in the last decade. > > > Define "major". > > > >The Tsunami caused 100,000 deaths. > > > >Exacty 2 weeks before I post a prediction of a catastrophe. > > > >I gave the DARK DAY MONDAY which was spot on regarding the day of > > >morning. > > > >TYPE = CHECK > > > No type (flood [tsumani or otherwise], earthquake, fire, > > massive bolide impact, etc) given. "Dark Day Monday" means > > nothing. > > > >TIME FRAME = CHECK > > > No time frame given. > > > >DAY OF WEEK = CHECK > > > The tsumani happened on Sunday,not Monday, IIRC. But no week > > given. No location given. No time given. No mention of > > nature of catastrophe. > > > >JUST BEFORE MAJOR CATASTROPHE = CHECK > > > Still no prediction.. > > > >That's just ONE of the 4 MAJOR catastrophes of the last decade where I > > >predicted them > > > If all those "predictions" were of equal value your > > "predictions" are worthless, and so vague as to be > > meaningless. Like this one: > > > >SPACE SHUTTLE EXPLOSION = CHECK > > >(EXACTLY ONE YEAR AFTER MEGA POST ABOUT "PREMONITION") > > > ...and this one: > > > >BOXING DAY TSUNAMI = CHECK > > >(CATASTROPHE ON THE COMING MONDAY - IT WAS THE SECOND MONDAY) > > > >CHRISTCHURCH EARTHQUAKE = CHECK > > > Details? Did you specifically predict an earthquake? In > > Christchurch? On a stated date? At a stated time? If the > > answer to these is "no" this doesn't qualify as a prediction > > either. > > > >QUEENSLAND FLOODS = CHECK > > > Ditto. > > > >Plus other predictions that were spot on! > > >Peter Bowditch ERRS BUT HANGS ON for early 2011. > > > That's not a prediction; it's an observation. How about this > > one: > > > "Graham Cooper disagrees that his predictions are > > worthless." > > > Does that make me an oracle? > > > >You won't find ANYONE who has that many time stamped predictions ALL > > >WITH HITS > > > Postdictions, and interpretations of vague statements to > > suit them, aren't "hits". > > The day before the big quake & tsunami, I ate Quaker oatmeal for > breakfast and gave a big wave to a friend I saw across the street. I > suppose now you're going to say *I* didn't make a valid prediction > either.