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Hah![edit]

You can be the Prostate Avenger all you want, but I'm the first one to block all 42 sysops, sequentially and alphabetically! Although there was a sort of "what the..." moment when I realized the number came to a perfect 42. --Kels 20:11, 30 January 2008 (EST)

Well, my office mate has bigger hands than me anyway, so I'm no real and imminent threat to rectums.--PalMD-Did that sound a little harsh? 20:13, 30 January 2008 (EST)
Are you sure you got that right? "There are 1,009 registered users, of which 41 (or 4.06%) have Sysops rights." Is sensitive man really a sysop? But, nitpicking aside, congratulations, you should make yourself a sticky little medal of goatery for your efforts!humanUser talk:Human 20:14, 30 January 2008 (EST)
Re: RKive - I was just about to suggest that! humanUser talk:Human 20:16, 30 January 2008 (EST)
Mister Sensitive there actually is part of the sysop group, take a look for yourself. And by my numbering, there are 42 sysops total, and Sid got the honour of being pi. --Kels 21:30, 30 January 2008 (EST)
Also, I suck at making medals and stuff. And it's kinda tacky to be awarding prizes to myself. Maybe if someone else thinks I'm deserving they can do the honours. --Kels 21:31, 30 January 2008 (EST)
I supect you may have counted the default sysop? How else could I have quoted the site stats that say there were 41? As far as medals, well, make yourself a mocking one! Good practice, eh? PS, that "sensitive man ain't a sysop no more... PS, I suck at makin' medals and such too, but I made a really cool one for "tommy too loose" way back when, it took hours of geometric construction and overlays of layers, & c. Surely you are worth that effort? humanUser talk:Human 00:28, 31 January 2008 (EST)


And, lo! A great crack split the sky, and out forth poured all the Host of Heaven. And God smiled upon thee, and gaveth you this sacred Cookie, that your blood sugar may never be barren.

Cookie half.jpg For demonstrating exemplary goatery in the line of duty, Radioactive afikomen
has awarded you a used pre-owned! and slightly stale cookie.
Ewwwwwww.
Cockroaches ate half of it.

Here, my child! Taketh thee this cookie, that it may tide you over until the End Days. --Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 02:14, 31 January 2008 (EST)

I'm pretty sure I won't be touching it before then, so it sounds good. --Kels 06:36, 31 January 2008 (EST)

Since you are a doctor[edit]

Visiting your blog, this came to my mind: have you ever followed the adventures of Andrew Chung, MD, on Usenet? I haven't visited newsgroups for a long time, but his case was quite remarkable. He started as a helpful cardiologist in sci.med.cardiology back in the Nineties I think. Then he must have had some traumatic real life happenings and his conversion to a fundamentalist "christian" made things worse. He devised his 2PD diet, which first was "eat two pounds (2PD) of food every day", then became some sign from God (did they eat two pounds of manna when they escaped from Egypt?). While "eat less" may be a reasonable suggestion, he became a pathologic case for you doctors, when confronted on his total lack of understanding of metabolism, nutrition, physiology and physical exercise. Last time I visited newsgroups, he infested and cross-posted on most sci.med and diabetes NGs, lying, converting, talking about thousands of subjects who succesfully tried his diet (and that would be, reasonable people conjectured, the thousands of manna eaters in the Bible), hating all doubters. I guess he is a speaker for some Church and falsifies his qualifications - but he IS (was?) a certified cardiologist anyway. When I was reading both sci.med.* and talk.origins and learned about CP, I almost suggested him to become an editor there. Cheers, Editor at CPBring TK back 10:17, 31 January 2008 (EST)

You are a[edit]

Educated word wise man!

--מְתֻרְגְּמָן שְׁלֹוםN Pal, Are you gonna add all these luverly templates to myour list? SusanMiouw 16:55, 8 February 2008 (EST)

I may need your help with that, you irrational
nudnick.  Oh, and Kiss me

!162.82.215.199 17:03, 8 February 2008 (EST)

It's real easy, nudnick. Just edit the appropriate alpha section, copy an entry and Kiss me
in a typical irrational
fashion.humanUser talk:Human 19:31, 8 February 2008 (EST)

IRC[edit]

Care to join our little party? --Linus(plot evil tech) 13:36, 9 February 2008 (EST)

Do you really believe this nonsense?[edit]

I'm concerned at the level of misinformation being level at Paul. I'm not a Paulite by any stretch but I'd have hoped at the very least that accuracy would be what we strive for. MarcusCicero 12:22, 15 February 2008 (EST)

I don't know that much about the guy, but hey, if you have factual edits to make, just put them up on the talk page for eviscerationdiscussion along with referrences so we can all cross check each other. You axed the school prayer thing, and it turns out the guy has sponsored ammedments, so there was no reason to remove it than I can tell. He certainly has some very troubling friends (so do I, though).--PalMD-Did that sound a little harsh? 14:44, 15 February 2008 (EST)

Blocking Ungtss[edit]

Have you lost your mind, PalMD? Blocking Ungtss, even a "joke" block, sends entirely the wrong message. Users that have been driven away are not in the mood for joke blocks. They will just see it as more persecution. And I, unlike you it seems, want Ungtss to stay. --Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 23:59, 18 February 2008 (EST)

Ungsst is a cdesign proponentsists troll and was getting really tiresome. While Doc may have overdone it, Ungwie was not really "debating" his points, but just inserting ID crap (in a very gradual manner) in articles he disagreed with. humanUser talk:Human 00:16, 19 February 2008 (EST)
Diff?-αmεσ (mission accomplished!) 00:18, 19 February 2008 (EST)
You have to view his whole history. He's a pro, no obvious stuff but the big picture supports what I say. I'll see if I can come up with a few that make my case, though. Basically he has been defining genetic terms (genetic drift) to support an argument that all species descended from the flood baramins, and no new speciation has occurred, just homozygous versions of previously God-enhancedheterozygous forms. But he's doing it one step at a time. humanUser talk:Human 00:46, 19 February 2008 (EST)
I agree Human. Unfortunately this gets conflated with the "we are bigoted atheists" issue. I really don't care if (yes, call me cold and heartless) some YEC fifth columnist gets pissed off and leaves. They were never going to make a contribution anyway. However, we should take care with those whom would naturally ally themselves with us. Jollyfish.gifGenghis Marauding 05:36, 19 February 2008 (EST)
What happened to the "everyone is welcome to come here and debate with us" principle that we held to just a couple of months ago?--AKjeldsenGodspeed! 05:49, 19 February 2008 (EST)
I was cranky and on steroids. But it would make sense if someone who is changing the entire tone of entire articles kept to the talk pages and debate pages to achieve consensus before changing the entire nature of the wiki. But, yes, I was crazy.--PalMD--You don't know harsh! 07:28, 19 February 2008 (EST)
ARGH! Too many Sysops here! Sysops should learn to a) block less, but, most importantly, to b) not block themselves! That should be written in the code: no own blocks. After this venting, I'd block myself, but haven't got the means :-D Editor at RWwas rooting for HD DVD 07:36, 19 February 2008 (EST)
Self-blocking is a delightful thing. It's basically the virtual variant of a penitential Wüstenwanderung. Ascetic and cathartic all at once. Speaking of which, I really ought to be working... --AKjeldsenGodspeed! 08:00, 19 February 2008 (EST)

Geek[edit]

You have to admit, he looks smart. DoggedamesP 20:53, 21 February 2008 (EST)

Well, no, not really. And guess what? I banhammered you for like three days for defacing the main page. And deleted that useless image. Call me a fascist, I'll call you "less than" a troll. humanUser talk:Human 20:57, 21 February 2008 (EST)
I didn't upload the image. Bohdan2 20:57, 21 February 2008 (EST)
I found the wandalism to be funny, but annoying.-- Asclepius staff.png-PalMD --Does this sig line make me look fat? 22:17, 21 February 2008 (EST)

HPV FAQ[edit]

I asked Human to set up a side by side template of the HPV faq, want to help give REAL answers to the questions? tmtoulouse vex12:33, 23 February 2008 (EST)

IRIE man...I'll get on it.-- Asclepius staff.png-PalMD --Does this sig line make me look fat?13:52, 23 February 2008 (EST)
HPV vaccine FAQ rebuttal humanUser talk:Human 14:41, 23 February 2008 (EST)

Awesome, thanks for pitching in on this. tmtoulouse vex 19:13, 23 February 2008 (EST)

Kiss me

, torturer!-- Asclepius staff.png-PalMD --Does this sig line make me look fat?19:15, 23 February 2008 (EST)

Thank You[edit]

Thanks, glad to be here.--Elliott Rosewater 11:09, 27 February 2008 (EST)

TGYSDTS block[edit]

There was no real reason to block That Guy you saw down the street. He wasn't doing any damage that needs "assessing", all he was doing was being a moron on the talk pages. No spam, no vandalism, just hysteria. Bohdan is worse and more detrimental to the wiki, for God's sake. --Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 14:21, 27 February 2008 (EST)

I unblocked him, as his block was unjustified for the reasons stated above. --Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 14:25, 27 February 2008 (EST)

Thanks for fixing my error, nudnick-- Asclepius staff.png-PalMD --Does this sig line make me look fat? 14:26, 27 February 2008 (EST)
I'm timid and ineffectual? --Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 14:28, 27 February 2008 (EST)
Reload RA! SusanThe Earth Moved 14:30, 27 February 2008 (EST)
Feh. Don't be such a tadpole, Susan. --Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 14:34, 27 February 2008 (EST)
Ic bin keine Jude und ich verstehe dich nicht. SusanThe Earth Moved 14:38, 27 February 2008 (EST)
Ah...you must have hit one of the Yiddish insults. The one you got probably is "go take a shit in the ocean."-- Asclepius staff.png-PalMD --Does this sig line make me look fat? 14:45, 27 February 2008 (EST)
I don't think even Yiddish has a word for that.  : ) --Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 14:46, 27 February 2008 (EST)
I wouldn't be surprised. Never underestimate the insulting potential of one strong in the Yiddish. --AKjeldsenGodspeed! 14:48, 27 February 2008 (EST)
Actually, he called me nebbish. Which may or may not apply to me. --Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 14:49, 27 February 2008 (EST)
Oh, that one definitely applies to you. ;-) --AKjeldsenGodspeed! 14:51, 27 February 2008 (EST)
If any male on this site is not a nebbish to some degree, I would be quite surprised. It's sort of a nerd. As to "gey kacken offen yam", that 's the ocean one.-- Asclepius staff.png-PalMD --Does this sig line make me look fat? 14:55, 27 February 2008 (EST)

Fascism[edit]

You, along with everyone else on this site, show a slight misunderstanding of what fascism even is. Why don't you just admit it already - in your opinion, modern conservatism is fascism. DoggedamesP 19:12, 27 February 2008 (EST)

Actually, B, I don't believe that at all. While I have philosophical disagreements with conservatives, I don't find them to be fascistic at all. The radical religious right, however, does share many characteristics with classic fascism.-- Asclepius staff.png-PalMD --Does this sig line make me look fat? 19:14, 27 February 2008 (EST)
Its "D" or "DP", or even "DPMD", but not "B". Thanks, DoggedamesP 19:15, 27 February 2008 (EST)
Sorry about that bo, er do, er, yeah...I'm working on it, Oscar.-- Asclepius staff.png-PalMD--Does this sig line make me look fat? 19:16, 27 February 2008 (EST)
Really, Dog (do you mind of I call you by your first name?), look it up. The religious right bears more than a slight resemblance to the classic symptoms of fascism. And don't fall into the fallacy that fascism and Christianity don't get along. They have cooperated quite nicely wherever fascism has eared its ugly head. PoorEd 19:22, 27 February 2008 (EST)

This 'brand hijacking' has gone on long enough. I'm the only DP around this here neck of the woods. DogP 19:37, 27 February 2008 (EST)

I was led to believe that "DP" stood for something else...-- Asclepius staff.png-PalMD--Does this sig line make me look fat? 19:47, 27 February 2008 (EST)
SLAP!!!! DogP 19:48, 27 February 2008 (EST)
OW! I deserved that.-- Asclepius staff.png-PalMD --Does this sig line make me look fat?19:49, 27 February 2008 (EST)

Just so you know, Bohdan, "fascism" itself is not a definite political philosophy. Rather it is a loose composite of several ideas. Identifying characteristics of fascism are:

  • Extreme nationalism. Emphasizing the primacy of the nation-state above all else. Everything else, including morality, is secondary.
  • Militarism. Belief that violence, the possession of objects that facilitate violence, and the threat of violence are the best possible response to all conflicts, from those on the interpersonal level to the international scale.
  • Death as a means to achieving glory. Death itself is not viewed as significant, only the circumstances of that death: dying on the battlefield, an "honorable death", "dying for your country", a "courageous" or "heroic" death.
  • Anti-intellectualism. Oversimplification of all issues into "us versus them", and disrespect and persecution of people who acknowledge the complexity and ambiguity of issues. --Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 19:48, 27 February 2008 (EST)
Good list, RA, but you left of the fact that every fascist regime depends on demonizing and scapegoating some group in society for purposes of laying blame for all evils and inventing a threat that justifies spying on anyone the government chooses. PoorEd 21:39, 27 February 2008 (EST)

cubic time[edit]

Although I love the cubic time template thing you built, is there anyway I can talk you into reducing the redundancy a bit? Sometimes two (or even all three?) of the words are the same, and although I know that is almost appropriate, it makes using it a bit less cool. Any hope for joy there? (I'm thinking of using it for our holydaze banner on equinoxi and soulsticks, eh, how cubic?) humanUser talk:Human 21:32, 27 February 2008 (EST)

Hey! Is the picture under "Earth, Life and Truth" in the timecube page a new addition? Because it (somewhat) explains why the whole thing is called a cube. NightFlareSpeak, mortal 21:50, 27 February 2008 (EST)
WTF?? Get outta my talk page!!1-- Asclepius staff.png-PalMD --Does this sig line make me look fat? 22:26, 27 February 2008 (EST)


Wisest evil evilest!

Look! You're famous now![edit]

Orac saw fit to mention you. Even if just in passing, I guess it shows you're a "name" now, eh? --Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 01:36, 28 February 2008 (EST)

13.5 minutes of fame left. Spend it wisely. --AKjeldsenGodspeed! 05:23, 28 February 2008 (EST)

Feh. I was already a name, PZ Myers mentioned my work back in December 2005!--Kels 07:31, 28 February 2008 (EST)

Hey, I've been famous in my own mind for years.-- Asclepius staff.png-PalMD --Does this sig line make me look fat? 08:44, 28 February 2008 (EST)
But not, sadly, King of France. --Kels 11:05, 28 February 2008 (EST)
I need to get a userbox that says Pilot's License with the name "King of France".-- Asclepius staff.png-PalMD--Does this sig line make me look fat? 11:48, 28 February 2008 (EST)

Breast Cancer/Abortion[edit]

Crocodile has frontpaged this issue again it has reared its ugly head here andhere the second one's a pdf from JPANDS. surprise! (which I haven't downloaded) Just thought I'd get your blood up to boiling point as early in the day as possible. :-) Susanpurrrrr 02:23, 4 March 2008 (EST)

Yao Ming[edit]

How good are secret Chinese herbal supplements at treating stress fractures in NBA players? That blurb doesn't say exactly what "traditional medicine" would be used, but I'm actually more curious about what "agreements" have been struck with the doctors.--Bayesyikes 12:49, 5 March 2008 (EST)

KHANNNN!!!!!!-- Asclepius staff.png-PalMD --Does this sig line make me look fat? 13:53, 5 March 2008 (EST)

Doc[edit]

ForDoc.gif
Susanpurrrrr 00:06, 10 March 2008 (EDT)
heheehehehe humanUser talk:Human 00:21, 10 March 2008 (EDT)

You guys are so nice! Not that I hadn't, um, seen it...75.62.26.190 08:46, 10 March 2008 (EDT)

I had already seen it posted here three weeks ago! Jollyfish.gifGenghis Marauding 09:14, 10 March 2008 (EDT)

Woo[edit]

Some Silver Woo for you Susanpurrrrr 05:07, 10 March 2008 (EDT)

What is it about this damned colloidal silver?????75.62.26.190 08:47, 10 March 2008 (EDT)
His name is "Karason" - any relation do you think? Jollyfish.gifGenghisMarauding 09:32, 10 March 2008 (EDT)

bad form to welcome self?[edit]

I always welcome myself when I sign up for a new wiki. Many wikis don't have active welcomers (either human or bots). It's the quickest way for me to see their welcome message, although quite a few wikis don't even have welcome templates (e.g. Wikileaks). BlankVerse 03:43, 11 March 2008 (EDT)

Just my brand of snarkiness.  : )

debate[edit]

thank goodness you're here. TmtamesP 02:48, 16 March 2008 (EDT)

Fine. Be that way. TmtamesP 02:52, 16 March 2008 (EDT)

Booger brainz. humanUser talk:Human 03:14, 16 March 2008 (EDT)
Be nice to PalMD. Don't call him hurtful names like "booger brainz". TmtamesP 03:18, 16 March 2008 (EDT)
I wasn't calling the good "Doctor" booger brainz. I was calling YOU "booger brainz". humanUser talk:Human 03:22, 16 March 2008 (EDT)
Nice try Human, we all know you were insulting the doctor. You certainly do enough of it behind his back in the secret forum, why do more here? TmtamesP 12:44, 16 March 2008 (EDT)
I do have a booger problem.-- Asclepius staff.png-PalMD --Does this sig line make me look fat? 03:42, 16 March 2008 (EDT)

Abortion, breast cancer, Lancet[edit]

Yo, Doc! Potential bullshit fodder for you to tear apart over at CP again. I would've WIGO'd it, but medicine isn't my thing, so I'll rather check with you before saying something that's technically wrong. --Sid 00:20, 23 March 2008 (EDT)

Wow, that's quite the encyclopedic article! humanUser talk:Human00:34, 23 March 2008 (EDT)
Hmm...thanks for the heads-up.-- Asclepius staff.png-PalMD --Does this sig line make me look fat? 16:16, 23 March 2008 (EDT)
I'm trying to find the damned citation he's referring to. He's such a wikidiot.-- Asclepius staff.png-PalMD--Does this sig line make me look fat? 16:18, 23 March 2008 (EDT)
Found it. Assfly's an idiot (sorry for stating the obvious). The concise conclusion of the study is that "Pregnancies that end as a spontaneous or induced abortion do not increase a woman's risk of developing breast cancer." (The Lancet 2004; 363:1007-1016DOI:10.1016/S0140-6736(04)15835-2). Assfly's inane parsing of words: "The Lancet article made no such conclusion about adecision to have an abortion, which does increase the woman's risk of breast cancer..." So a study that looks at data on actual pregnancy terminations is somehow less accurate than his imaginary data of a "decision" to have and abortion. It's almost...surreal.-- Asclepius staff.png-PalMD --Does this sig line make me look fat? 16:33, 23 March 2008 (EDT)
Only "almost"? --Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 20:17, 25 March 2008 (EDT)

Congratulations[edit]

Been an SB reader for a couple of years and I look forward to reading your stuff... EVDebs 01:43, 23 March 2008 (EDT)

Thanks. I'm a little freaked.-- Asclepius staff.png-PalMD --Does this sig line make me look fat? 16:15, 23 March 2008 (EDT)

unjust block![edit]

Please explain this abuse of power. TmtamesP 19:58, 25 March 2008 (EDT)

He probably had reason to suspect the account had been compromised, and wanted to remove such an account from doing any potential harm.--Kels 19:59, 25 March 2008 (EDT)
I saw that very same explanation, hundreds of times, over at CP! "I blocked them before they could vandalize!" and I think there are lots of posts here from former CP users, complaining about that. ROFL! --TK/MyTalk"Lowly" editor 20:06, 25 March 2008 (EDT)
Sorry, but I can't trust that your account is actually you. Try again, Mister Hacker!--Kels 20:11, 25 March 2008 (EDT)
Don't be so sure that Tmtoulouse doesn't have that power. I heard a rumor he studied to become a witch doctor at McMaster. TmtamesP 20:14, 25 March 2008 (EDT)
I'm beginning to wonder if you're you, so don't get too comfy. And now that I think of it, there's some question about me!--Kels 20:20, 25 March 2008 (EDT)

Just in case:

Stop sign.svg

This conversation is about to go badly downhill, inevitably ending in comparisons to Hitler, and hurt feelings all around.
Stop now. Step away from the keyboard.
Go pet a jerboa, or milk a goat.

NightFlareSpeak, mortal 20:13, 25 March 2008 (EDT)

Hand.jpg You never explained the unjust block. I demand an answer. TmtamesP 18:17, 26 March 2008 (EDT)

PalmD, you have unjustly increased TK's block to 90 days. Does Fibonacci mean nothing to you? Jollyfish.gifGenghis Marauding 19:36, 29 March 2008 (EDT)
A blatant case of Doctor Values, to be sure. --AKjeldsenGodspeed! 19:52, 29 March 2008 (EDT)
MUWAHAHAHA! I AM THE MASTER OF ALL THAT SURROUNDS ME! I AM...(hold on)...
what, honey? The toilets? And the laundry? But I'm... Oh, OK...

Gentleman-Palm-allopathic-white-coat[edit]

I think he's trying to tell you something.

Damn it's gone...any one have it?-- Asclepius staff.png-PalMD --Does this sig line make me look fat? 23:45, 8 April 2008 (EDT)

"'Gentleman-Palm-allopathic,I glanced at your blog. It seems you are especially note happy with a certain category of Conservapedia articles. :) 23:...'" is all that's left from its delete log. 23 what, Ken?! 23 what?!?! --Arcan¡ollǝɥ 23:59, 8 April 2008 (EDT)
That's the timestamp. The message ends with that stupid smiley. NightFlareSpeak, mortal 00:06, 9 April 2008 (EDT)
"Allopathic" is the dirty word for evidence-based medicine, right? humanUser talk:Human 00:13, 9 April 2008 (EDT)
Allopath was coined by the homeopaths and later adopted by the osteopaths.-- Asclepius staff.png-PalMD--Does this sig line make me look fat? 22:20, 13 April 2008 (EDT)
Heh, that's what I thought. Hey, Doc, how do you feel about this? humanUser talk:Human 22:30, 13 April 2008 (EDT)

Ah, the mating call of the wild Kendoll. It must be spring. --Kels 22:35, 13 April 2008 (EDT)

What? I thought they were domesticated ages ago? --Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 11:46, 15 April 2008 (EDT)
Sorry bout the delay, hu...i likey.-- Asclepius staff.png-PalMD --Does this sig line make me look fat? 18:40, 17 April 2008 (EDT)
No problem, you're busy saving lives ;) Glad you like. Icewedge put a version of it in place, with grey on the left though.humanUser talk:Human 19:42, 17 April 2008 (EDT)

Interesting Data[edit]

I'm very new here, but I have come across something that will hopefully give you a good laugh. I know you and teh Arsefly have had your little tiffs regarding the link between abortion and breast cancer. I also know that the bulk of his argument was that you were an internist (I apologize if I'm mistaken) and that your expertise was not in obstetrics/oncology. However, in a delightful little article explaining the link between the two, he in fact cites an internist to defend his accusations. Seehere. I thought you would appreciate the irony. --Cranial Suppositorypull your head out of your ass 05:06, 21 April 2008 (EDT)

Thanks a lot. Now that I've "come out" on my blog (but not in the rob sort of way, not that there's anything wrong with that) I'm putting together a piece on the thing. This will help.-- Asclepius staff.png-PalMD --Does this sig line make me look fat? 19:59, 22 April 2008 (EDT)

Well[edit]

I think I have a problem. — Unsigned, by: 85.17.140.218 / talk /contribs

Ides exploits beta[edit]

Things are running well at Phase 3, be sure to come give it a workout. NotBK should play out quite smoothly from what we can tell so far.humanUser talk:Human 20:19, 8 May 2008 (EDT)

I have to check the whole back end thing and talk to the offsite folks.-- Asclepius staff.png-PalMD--Does this sig line make me look fat? 22:56, 8 May 2008 (EDT)
Check. Cool. Update me if you need to. humanUser talk:Human00:10, 9 May 2008 (EDT)
Does anyone still have a copy of the proxy guide I wrote for RW 1.0? tmtoulouse vex 11:10, 9 May 2008 (EDT)
Ah, that's where it was, no wonder I couldn't find it! I thought you had backed up RW 1.0? humanUser talk:Human 12:27, 9 May 2008 (EDT)
I do but its in xml format, I can convert it just is a pain in the ass. I will try and get all the pages we talked about posted to the other site before the monday deadline. 24.141.66.208 12:44, 9 May 2008 (EDT)
Oh, and I talked to my guy...range blocks are for n00bs. No problem.-- Asclepius staff.png-PalMD--Does this sig line make me look fat? 14:24, 9 May 2008 (EDT)

You've probably ...[edit]

...seen this before. SusanG  ContribsTalk 00:04, 6 July 2008 (EDT)

Year block[edit]

Thanks, PAL. I really needed that. Don't make me unblock you on cp. Bohdan2 00:00, 17 July 2008 (EDT)

Hey, it was a short year, Oscdahn, so don't panic.-- Asclepius staff.png-PalMD --Does this sig line make me look fat? 00:07, 17 July 2008 (EDT)
What was your username at conservapedia? I dont see a PalMD. Bohdan2 00:15, 17 July 2008 (EDT)
I think it's PALMD01, Bohdanny. Marginally Less Chaos!Audacity! 00:18, 17 July 2008 (EDT)
Don't think so. Bohdan2 00:19, 17 July 2008 (EDT)
Here. You're welcome. Marginally Less Chaos!Audacity! 00:22, 17 July 2008 (EDT)
Yeah, well according to seamen kookoo, i have to get under teh assfly and pleasure him before i get unblocked.-- Asclepius staff.png-PalMD --Does this sig line make me look fat? 00:30, 17 July 2008 (EDT)
Nah, Assfly is a pitcher..... tmtoulouse vex 00:35, 17 July 2008 (EDT)

assistance requested[edit]

We need the touch of someone with perhaps a more historical, literary, and sociological perspective to review my efforts to expandTemplate:AOTW Descriptions. To me, at least, you seemed an excellent choice. Just in case you are not aware these are the descriptions used at RationalWiki:Article of the Weak. tmtoulouse vex 00:27, 2 August 2008 (EDT) (emailed Doc also) ħumanUser talk:Human 00:36, 2 August 2008 (EDT)

Denying life saving vaccine is equivalent to murder[edit]

I wrote How Christians apply it. As a doctor I am sure you can improve the section or endorse it. I contacted you only as I don’t know the names of the other doctors here. Perhaps you could contact them. Proxima Centauri 11:11, 5 August 2008 (EDT)

First of all you should change the title to How Loons apply it or something. I really fail to see how Christians, even your US Fundy ones, are related to vaccination. (Editor at) CP:no intelligence allowed 11:17, 5 August 2008 (EDT)
I can't seem to find the relevant section to which you are referring.-- Asclepius staff.png-PalMD--Does this sig line make me look fat? 09:16, 6 August 2008 (EDT)
It's been moved to talk.--Bobbing up 09:19, 6 August 2008 (EDT)
I've started an essay, Essay:Christianity and the 6th Commandment. I haven't got time to do more. The IT Centre where I am is closing.Proxima Centauri 11:54, 6 August 2008 (EDT)

CAM wiki[edit]

I see you found it/us? Please to enjoy my first draft of scientific notation :) ħumanUser talk:Human 18:39, 16 August 2008 (EDT)

It is all bad and not relevant to the wiki :-P (Editor at) CP:no intelligence allowed 18:41, 16 August 2008 (EDT)
Yeah, i only made one mistake so far...i copied my sig file, and forgot to strip my name, but then did so fairly quickly. They prob. won't pick it up.-- Asclepius staff.png-PalMD --Does this sig line make me look fat? 20:58, 17 August 2008 (EDT)
You might want to delete it? (that's how I id'd you...) ħumanUser talk:Human 01:53, 18 August 2008 (EDT)
I deleted it immediately, but it'll probably still be in the history. Anyway, at this point the entire wiki is a new RW outpost. To boldly go and all that.-- Asclepius staff.png-PalMD --Does this sig line make me look fat? 19:36, 18 August 2008 (EDT)
God damn, that wiki is crying out for some google ads. Along the lines of "If you believe this shit, I have a bridge to sell you."--JeevesMkII 19:51, 18 August 2008 (EDT)
Why is everyone changing their names??? Anyway, any one of us could waltz in there and take the place over. I wouldn't be surprised if they just handed us the keys naively. In fact, I think they did let Trent in the back door once.-- Asclepius staff.png-PalMD --Does this sig line make me look fat? 19:53, 18 August 2008 (EDT)

Bah![edit]

You just can't handle the truth! --Kels 23:25, 4 September 2008 (EDT)

He's a married man, what are you asking him to handle? ħumanUser talk:Human 23:30, 4 September 2008 (EDT)
On vaca a few months ago, this woman would not be convinced i wasn't him, even when i pointed out that the guy is like 30 years older than me.-- Asclepius staff.png-PalMD --Does this sig line make me look fat? 00:11, 5 September 2008 (EDT)
OK.... ħumanUser talk:Human 00:40, 5 September 2008 (EDT)
Seriously, ever since I saw that clip of you on the news a while back (flu season spot, was it?), I've had the image of Gould in my head, but I couldn't..remember..his..NAME!! --Kels 07:40, 5 September 2008 (EDT)

Question[edit]

Do you know any experts on the vaccine hysteria issue that live in or near NYC? I'm a second year MD student and am looking at inviting a speaker to discuss the subject in one of our student-run social medicine lectures. Thanks.CorryDr. Funke's 100 Percent Natural Good Time Family Band Solution 18:50, 5 September 2008 (EDT)

PalMD doesn't come here as much anymore, so it'll be a while before you get any response. I suggest you email him; there should be an "E-mail this user" link in the sidebar of this page. Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 00:06, 6 September 2008 (EDT)
Or got to his blog and contact him fro there. (is it linked on his page?) ħumanUser talk:Human 00:15, 6 September 2008 (EDT)
You could send him a message via the forum as well.--Bobbing up 14:33, 6 September 2008 (EDT)
Or just show up at my house at dinner time. It depends on what you mean by near NYC. I believe Steve Novella, who knows a bit, is at Yale. And Paul Offit is at CHOP (Philadelphia). I could also put out a call or two.-- Asclepius staff.png-PalMD--Does this sig line make me look fat? 17:28, 8 September 2008 (EDT)

Hello old friend[edit]

Just want to check in, I don't think we crossed paths since I came back. I used to post as "Teresita". I found my old password and came back in here, got my tit in a wringer, changed nicks and now I'm trying to start over. We used to have a bit of fun together here, on CP, and in the IRC chatrooms. Anyway, HI! Francine 02:27, 3 October 2008 (EDT)

Doc's a married man, you fiendish temptress ;) ħumanUser talk:Human 02:42, 3 October 2008 (EDT)
Can we really be sure which side she plays for? Redchuck.gif ГенгисOur ignorance is God; what we know is science. 05:36, 3 October 2008 (EDT)
I'm pretty sure which side she plays for, and I'm happy to see her back!-- Asclepius staff.png-PalMD--Does this sig line make me look fat? 20:36, 3 October 2008 (EDT)

Chronic Lyme Disease[edit]

As our resident doctor (though I know it's not completely your line of work), would you be willing to at least start an article on so-called "Chronic Lyme Disease"? I was surprised that we didn't already have an article debunking it. ThunderkatzHo! 21:42, 9 October 2008 (EDT)

I have a few pieces on my blog, and I'm preparing another one right now, so I could probably clean up some references, etc. One of the best summaries is here. I may have some time this weekend.-- Asclepius staff.png-PalMD --Does this sig line make me look fat? 22:33, 9 October 2008 (EDT)
I got bit, and bullseyed, and ate a month of antibiotics. If I fail in my obligations running my business, can I claim de Kronik? Or do I have to blame, as we all know the alcohol? ħumanUser talk:Human 01:58, 10 October 2008 (EDT)
You live in an endemic area. In fact i treated a couple this year---both had been camping in northern wisconsin. -- Asclepius staff.png-PalMD --Does this sig line make me look fat? 18:12, 10 October 2008 (EDT)
Which of us/who lives in the endemic area? Me in NH (probably)? ħumanUser talk:Human 00:41, 11 October 2008 (EDT)

I Have a Question[edit]

Just out of curiosity, are you still around, because I sort of have an odd question to ask you... RyanC 05:51, 2 January 2009 (EST)

He pops in from time to time. I suspect that he lurks more than he edits though. Toast 06:12, 2 January 2009 (EST)
Yeah, i mostly lurk these days, but I love odd questions. I also have my email posted...-- Asclepius staff.png-PalMD --Does this sig line make me look fat? 17:45, 2 January 2009 (EST)

You have seen...[edit]

...this, no? Sterilerationalize 08:04, 5 January 2009 (EST) Ne'er mind. I see you have. Sterilerationalize 08:42, 5 January 2009 (EST)

Haha, I can't believe Egnor thinks you are "anonymous". Your user page here links to newspaper articles using your real name... although I must admit it doesn't come up o the first few pages when googling "PalMD". And your friggin' photo is on your current blog!ħumanUser talk:Human 19:01, 5 January 2009 (EST)
Plus i link explicitly to SBM where i blog under my name.-- Asclepius staff.png-PalMD --Does this sig line make me look fat? 19:20, 5 January 2009 (EST)
Couldn't find that... even knowing it's there! I wonder why? Anyway, hi, and I hope you and the family are doing well!ħumanUser talk:Human 19:43, 5 January 2009 (EST)

Bet you get fed up with all these specialist queries[edit]

Is there any real reason for mobile phones being, if not banned at least frowned on, in hospitals (specially ICUs) as they are over here.Toast s.png (Toast) and marmalade 20:58, 22 January 2009 (EST)

Long story. Evidence over the last 7 years or so has pointed to the ban being pointess, at least from a safety perspective.--Asclepius staff.png-PalMD --Does this sig line make me look fat? 21:00, 2 February 2009 (EST)
Hi Doc! ħumanUser talk:Human 00:38, 3 February 2009 (EST)
Hey, Hu! Threw out my damned back, and my computer is b0rked!-- Asclepius staff.png-PalMD--Does this sig line make me look fat? 19:08, 4 February 2009 (EST)
Ibuprofen and gentle stretches ought to fix the former, the latter was, of course, timed to coincide with your need to be idle while your back complains. What did you break this time?! ħumanUser talk:Human 19:33, 4 February 2009 (EST)

Weather Control page[edit]

I'd like to recreate the Weather Control page, as it's on the list of wanted pages. You purged it a while ago with the reason "High colonic" -what was the reason? I think there's a good amount of relevant crazy there - HAARP, chemtrails, etc. Viscount 01:21, 13 April 2009 (EDT)

Oh hey, my wiki noob self did not notice the history page. I'll remake it with some better detail then. Viscount 03:19, 13 April 2009 (EDT)
I actually never really understood that page.-- Asclepius staff.png-PalMD --Does this sig line make me look fat? 17:50, 13 April 2009 (EDT)

Full circle[edit]

You and Ungtss chatting about falsifiability... I remember eons ago when an earlier "version" of U. triggered your ID antennae long before I realized the "case" he was trying to build. Ah, the good old days, we are all so much older and wiser now. Nice seeing you around, by the way. ħumanUser talk:Human 01:11, 12 May 2009 (UTC)

Thanks. I just wish i had enough hours in a day to do all the writing i want.-- Asclepius staff.png-PalMD--Does this sig line make me look fat? 02:00, 12 May 2009 (UTC)

You got Palmed[edit]

I don't know what the title means either. Basically someone signed up to CP today (it mighta been you, and if it was, kudos!) under the namePalmeD and his contribs made me giggle and smile and think of a certain Pal who is an MD. SJ Debaser 18:52, 13 September 2009 (UTC)

Apparently they dumped it down the memory hole.-- Asclepius staff.png-PalMD --Does this sig line make me look fat? 23:39, 16 September 2009 (UTC)
Or perhaps CP is just down.-- Asclepius staff.png-PalMD --Does this sig line make me look fat?23:40, 16 September 2009 (UTC)

Tut, Tut![edit]

"I found a pound of bacon in the fridge, so I put up some of that as well." What would the Rabbi say? I am eating Toast& honeychat 18:17, 3 January 2010 (UTC)

It was kosher pork. If god didn't want us to eat pigs, he wouldn't have made them out of yummy pork.-- Asclepius staff.png-PalMD --Does this sig line make me look fat? 00:26, 5 January 2010 (UTC)

Congratulations![edit]

LP Ratlogo.svg You have won the "RW's Most missed" award for 2009!

- Your friendly messenger, ħumanUser talk:Human 02:07, 9 January 2010 (UTC)

Snus, Dr?[edit]

Specifically, your opinion(s) about the Scandinavian "smokeless tobacco".
I had gotten off of cigarettes in Sept 2007 by using Nicotrol Inhalers, but as they were still under patent (at the time) and (therefore) still Rx only and insurance only covered them for six months (and then only after several PA's), I had to get off of them. Being still a good little nicotine junkie, I used nicotine lozenges for a few months until the cost forced me to American style smokeless tobacco, which brandished the warning that "this product is not a safe alternative to cigarettes! In effect I traded one brand of CA for an'udder...then I heard about snus.

I researched this a bit, snus is produced by "pasteurizing" tobacco (whereas American style is fermented); snus' levels ofnitrosamines (compared to Murkin snuff), leadingsome to conclude that snus might actually be "safe".

The good (by "good" I [of course] mean those ebil drug pushers) people there at Reynold's have brought out Camel Snus, which has nothing whatsoever to do with camel toe (thank the gods), so us Murkins can have ready access to a "safe" nicotine product. 13:20, 12 January 2010 (UTC) CЯacke®

I'll have to do some reading, but when people ask me, "is nic replacement safe"? I usually ask, "are cigs safe?" Yeah, nic replacement isn't good for you, but it's better than tobacco and may actually help you stop smoking. But I'm not aware that any smokeless tobaccos are OK. Depending on how consumed, smokeless tobaccos cause mouth cancers and all sorts of nastiness.-- Asclepius staff.png-PalMD --Does this sig line make me look fat? 21:36, 12 January 2010 (UTC)

Fake wheat allergy?[edit]

Doc, I got this friend who is kind of a hypochondriac. He has self-diagnosed himself with a wheat/gluten (he's not exactly sure) allergy through his own elimination tests. He had an electrodermal analysis done to "confirm" this. He claims that when he eats wheat/gluten that 2-6 days later, if he works out, when he gets out of the shower, sometimes he gets a small rash on his chest/belt line. No one has ever seen this rash in person. Does this type of "reaction" even make sense? He has stopped eating all cereal grains. He's been doing this for over a year now. Do you have any advice (medical or otherwise)? Thanks. — Sincerely, Neveruse / Talk /Block 21:42, 12 January 2010 (UTC)\

Food allergies are common, but the story is odd. I'm not buying it, but third hand info...-- Asclepius staff.png-PalMD --Does this sig line make me look fat? 23:43, 13 January 2010 (UTC)
Nice to see you around a bit. Been following your blog on and off, and it's a decent read. --ConcernedresidentAsk me about your mother 23:46, 13 January 2010 (UTC)
Thanks. I'm off to ScienceOnline tomorrow, which should generally rock. --Asclepius staff.png-PalMD --Does this sig line make me look fat? 00:02, 14 January 2010 (UTC)
Sweet, enjoy. --ConcernedresidentAsk me about your mother 11:13, 14 January 2010 (UTC)

Hello stranger.[edit]

I read your SciBlog regularly - Like the latest piccy of you. 22:20, 21 June 2010 (UTC)SusanG Toast

Also also, Hi Doc! You may want to archive this pig of a talk page next time you pop by. Or not. ħumanUser talk:Human 03:13, 22 June 2010 (UTC)
Mmmm...pig....-- Asclepius staff.png-PalMD --Does this sig line make me look fat? 19:00, 23 June 2010 (UTC)