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Live2Learn
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« on: July 31, 2017, 12:50:38 PM »

How many times have we heard (after the accident) "it's never happened before...!"   :o   :o   :o   :o   :o   ::)   ::)   ::)

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-40762326
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capsafety
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« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2017, 09:54:50 AM »

How many times have we heard (after the accident) "it's never happened before...!"   :o   :o   :o   :o   :o   ::)   ::)   ::)

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-40762326

I would have to refer the individual to the Law of Total Probability.  ;D :D ;) :)
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James L. Shaw Jr.
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« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2017, 10:13:19 AM »

There are some cases where Darwin clearly had a point...
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capsafety
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« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2017, 10:34:42 AM »

There are some cases where Darwin clearly had a point...

Amen, and I think he may have used some of my family as research subjects.  >:D >:D
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