On Jun 12, 2:10 am, BruceS <bruce...@hotmail.com> wrote: > On 06/10/2013 06:50 PM, Graham Cooper wrote: > > > > > > > > > > > On Jun 11, 9:55 am, BruceS <bruce...@hotmail.com> wrote: > >> On 06/10/2013 04:01 PM, Graham Cooper wrote: > > >>> On Jun 11, 12:30 am, Peter Percival wrote: > >>>> I think I am an Elephant, > >>>> Behind another Elephant > >>>> Behind /another/ Elephant who isn't really there.... > >>>> A.A. Milne > > >>> http://phpprolog.com/nat-s-s-dog.png > > >> OK, but have you paid Brad that $1000 you owe him? Given your abject > >> poverty, you could just start paying him $1 per week, to at least show > >> good faith. If you could afford it, maybe you could even make it $2 on > >> a good week. > > > Didn't you follow misc.legal? > > > Brad posted his 1st Question at the exact same minute that > > I posted Qualifying comments about the bet that it must be > > paypaled $1000 up front by him! > > >https://groups.google.com/group/aus.tv/msg/b0c7ab3af05af298 > > BRAD > > More options Dec 31 2012, 3:41 pm > > Word One > > page 106 line 27 > > > ************* > >https://groups.google.com/group/sci.skeptic/msg/3c647092c1abbc41 > > HERC > > More options Dec 31 2012, 3:41 pm > > What? > > You can paypal up front if you want > > Herc > > > Maybe if you 2 were a minute quicker or you didn't give away clues > > during a mindreading test we could have completed it! > > You're changing the story *again*? Surely you jest. You offered a bet > on another of your tests, claiming it was set such that you couldn't > back out once it began. Brad accepted that bet. You then tried some > sort of side bet, which he rejected. You acted as if that meant he'd > backed out of the test and original bet, at which point he made it clear > that he hadn't, and had in fact started the test. You then proceeded > with the test, demonstrating that you understood the bet was still in > force. Partway through the test, you read a thread that clearly > indicated you shouldn't read it (because of your repeated whinges about > your magic powers getting "distracted"), and as a result you threw a > tantrum and quit. You owe Brad $1000. You know it, I know it, everyone > who cares to read the relevant threads knows it. Nobody *really* > trusted you before, but now, instead of a suspicion that you wouldn't > follow through on your promises, we have proof that you're a liar and a > fraud. You have no honor. Nobody trusts you.