Dyslexic luddites of the world, untie !

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Re: Dyslexic luddites of the world, untie !

Postby La » Mon Mar 10, 2014 5:10 pm

Never mind.
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Re: Dyslexic luddites of the world, untie !

Postby MrBond » Mon Mar 10, 2014 5:37 pm

turd ferguson wrote:
La wrote:
Nick wrote:
La wrote:I don't understand what dyslexia has to do with being a luddite.

Re-read the title...slowly.

I got the untie/unite reference. That has nothing to do with being anti-technology.


No that's the luddite part.

I think the luddites were the people who threw their wooden shoes, or "sabots" into machinery to damage it, thus giving rise to the word "vandalism"


Whoa now, the Vandals were another bunch altogether: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vandals
Equally cool IMHO...
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Re: Dyslexic luddites of the world, untie !

Postby MrBond » Mon Mar 10, 2014 5:38 pm

La wrote:Never mind.


:D :D :D
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Re: Dyslexic luddites of the world, untie !

Postby Jwolf » Mon Mar 10, 2014 5:38 pm

La wrote:Never mind.

I know what you meant-
It's not really ok to lump a disability together with a choice to do without technology- they have nothing to do with each other.
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Re: Dyslexic luddites of the world, untie !

Postby jgore » Mon Mar 10, 2014 5:41 pm

turd ferguson wrote:
La wrote:
Nick wrote:
La wrote:I don't understand what dyslexia has to do with being a luddite.

Re-read the title...slowly.

I got the untie/unite reference. That has nothing to do with being anti-technology.


No that's the luddite part.

I think the luddites were the people who threw their wooden shoes, or "sabots" into machinery to damage it, thus giving rise to the word "vandalism"


So true. And the word "sabotage" came from that ancient German tribe, the Saboteurs, who were often mistaken for the French.

Edit: Ah, I see La has a different theory.

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Re: Dyslexic luddites of the world, untie !

Postby MrBond » Mon Mar 10, 2014 5:48 pm

Jwolf wrote:
La wrote:Never mind.

I know what you meant-
It's not really ok to lump a disability together with a choice to do without technology- they have nothing to do with each other.


Lighten up people, you're taking this little thread far too seriously...
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Re: Dyslexic luddites of the world, untie !

Postby jgore » Mon Mar 10, 2014 5:52 pm

MrBond wrote:
Jwolf wrote:
La wrote:Never mind.

I know what you meant-
It's not really ok to lump a disability together with a choice to do without technology- they have nothing to do with each other.


Lighten up people, you're taking this little thread far too seriously...


Scott, what are you saying? That's never been known to happen here. :lol:

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Postby Nicholas » Mon Mar 10, 2014 5:55 pm

Jwolf wrote:It's not really ok to lump a disability together with a choice to do without technology- they have nothing to do with each other.

Now this I don't understand. I thought it was quite a good play on words from start to finish and each word contributes to the theme. Except that I think Luddites should have a capital L to give those folks their due.
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Re: Dyslexic luddites of the world, untie !

Postby Nicholas » Mon Mar 10, 2014 5:57 pm

jgore wrote:
MrBond wrote:
Jwolf wrote:
La wrote:Never mind.

I know what you meant-
It's not really ok to lump a disability together with a choice to do without technology- they have nothing to do with each other.


Lighten up people, you're taking this little thread far too seriously...


Scott, what are you saying? That's never been known to happen here. :lol:

It's the Monday after the clocks changed...not a good day for trying humour.
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Re: Dyslexic luddites of the world, untie !

Postby La » Mon Mar 10, 2014 6:06 pm

Jwolf wrote:
La wrote:Never mind.

I know what you meant-
It's not really ok to lump a disability together with a choice to do without technology- they have nothing to do with each other.

I wasn't even commenting on the disability angle, just the unrelated angle.
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Re: Dyslexic luddites of the world, untie !

Postby Spirit Unleashed » Mon Mar 10, 2014 6:14 pm

Nick wrote:
Jwolf wrote:It's not really ok to lump a disability together with a choice to do without technology- they have nothing to do with each other.

Now this I don't understand. I thought it was quite a good play on words from start to finish and each word contributes to the theme. Except that I think Luddites should have a capital L to give those folks their due.

In a title, the L and the W and the U should be capitalized.
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Re: Dyslexic luddites of the world, untie !

Postby jgore » Mon Mar 10, 2014 6:21 pm

Geez, Scott... tough crowd.

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Postby Spirit Unleashed » Mon Mar 10, 2014 6:36 pm

I can't wait for the Dennis guy to show up and say something....so JoJo has to start handing out beers.
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Re: Dyslexic luddites of the world, untie !

Postby turd ferguson » Mon Mar 10, 2014 6:57 pm

Nick wrote:
jgore wrote:
MrBond wrote:
Jwolf wrote:
La wrote:Never mind.

I know what you meant-
It's not really ok to lump a disability together with a choice to do without technology- they have nothing to do with each other.


Lighten up people, you're taking this little thread far too seriously...


Scott, what are you saying? That's never been known to happen here. :lol:

It's the Monday after the clocks changed...not a good day for trying humour.


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Re: Dyslexic luddites of the world, untie !

Postby MrBond » Mon Mar 10, 2014 7:35 pm

turd ferguson wrote:
Nick wrote:
jgore wrote:
MrBond wrote:
Jwolf wrote:
La wrote:Never mind.

I know what you meant-
It's not really ok to lump a disability together with a choice to do without technology- they have nothing to do with each other.


Lighten up people, you're taking this little thread far too seriously...


Scott, what are you saying? That's never been known to happen here. :lol:

It's the Monday after the clocks changed...not a good day for trying humour.


I'm going to be up all night wondering if there really is a dog


You are an agnostic, dyslexic, insomniac ? ?

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Re: Dyslexic luddites of the world, untie !

Postby drghfx » Tue Mar 11, 2014 11:51 am

Spirit, I can't afford any more beer! I do have one comment though.

"I put the sexy in dyslexia"
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Re: Dyslexic luddites of the world, untie !

Postby Spirit Unleashed » Tue Mar 11, 2014 12:49 pm

drghfx wrote:Spirit, I can't afford any more beer! I do have one comment though.

"I put the sexy in dyslexia"

JoJo should get you a beer for that one.
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Re: Dyslexic luddites of the world, untie !

Postby Jo-Jo » Tue Mar 11, 2014 2:41 pm

Spirit wrote:
drghfx wrote:Spirit, I can't afford any more beer! I do have one comment though.

"I put the sexy in dyslexia"

JoJo should get you a beer for that one.




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Re: Dyslexic luddites of the world, untie !

Postby drghfx » Thu Mar 13, 2014 11:58 am

Back to the original topic. I think this article discusses what Mr. Bond was trying to say.

http://strengthrunning.com/2014/03/running-by-feel/
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Re: Dyslexic luddites of the world, untie !

Postby MrBond » Thu Mar 13, 2014 12:51 pm

drghfx wrote:Back to the original topic. I think this article discusses what Mr. Bond was trying to say.

http://strengthrunning.com/2014/03/running-by-feel/


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