An explanation of fanboys

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  1. BThayer23

    BThayer23 Well-Known Member

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  2. versus

    versus Active Member

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    Good one!
     
  3. Justa Jim

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    What ever are you talking about Ben? I have never seen anything like that going on around here. :nonod:

    Jim
     
  4. ScottinBend

    ScottinBend Space Cowboy
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    I posted about this several years ago on the sewing site after a university study documented these findings.

    Was soundly beaten down...........:crazy:

    Nice find!
     
  5. iwashmycar

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    Psssshhhh. the fanboy page I usually go to is better than you fanboy page!
     
  6. Justa Jim

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    :lol::lol::lol:

    Jim
     
  7. beaner

    beaner New Member

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    Too good.

    The linked article is good too.
     
  8. goaljnky

    goaljnky New Member

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    So who is more in the wrong? The fanboi or the hater?
     
  9. BThayer23

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    Neither. Both are simply protecting their fragile male egos.
     
  10. Dr Obnxs

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    If stuff like this interests you...

    get Predictibly Irrational, by Dan Ariely. Anyway, there is lots, and lots, and lots of research on this stuff going on and it's facinating. while we can't excape our tendancies, it's been very helpfull to me to know some of what they are, as with awareness, one can reconginze when one is acting in a pattern and choose to act differently.

    The consiquences for stuff like this on politics and traditional economics cannot be overstated. It's just HUGE... Anyway, it's a great read.

    Matt
     
  11. Crashton

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    :idea: Time for a repost there Scott could be fun.... ;)
     
  12. BThayer23

    BThayer23 Well-Known Member

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    Cool, thanks Matt. I'll pick it up. Irrational behavior fascinates me. I'm always interested to know why otherwise intelligent people make incredibly unreasonable decisions, myself included.
     
  13. Justa Jim

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    It is an interesting subject. During my 30 years in law enforcement I was always amazed at the reason people gave for committing a crime. Oddly enough, the intelligent, well educated ones gave the most bazaar reasons. They knew it was wrong, knew what the outcome would be, yet did it anyway and justified it in their own minds. :eek:ut:

    Jim
     
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    Then you can tell me this: why do some cops ask you dumb questions after they pull you over? Are you in a hurry? Do you always drive crazy like that? What is that all about?
     
  15. lotsie

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    I just got my first moving/speeding ticket ever the other day. Yeah, I was speeding.

    Do I fight it??
    Naw, I really was speeding.

    Mark
     
  16. ScottinBend

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    Just to get you to admit guilt if it goes to court. :D
     
  17. ScottinBend

    ScottinBend Space Cowboy
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    Nah........been banned to many times to go back now.

    :lol:
     
  18. Crashton

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    You could go for the record. :D

    Just kidding you seem so much happier as am I.
     
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    HEY!!! I HOLD THAT RECORD!!! NOBODY IS GOING TO TAKE THAT AWAY FROM ME!!! :devil:
     
  20. minimark

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    Yea but which one of ya really holds the record? Lol
     

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