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Old 02-14-2013, 01:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Whitesox029 View Post
I said this:

You quoted that in the very same post that you then said:

I can only infer that YOU DID NOT EVEN READ the post that you quoted. I SAID that I was NOT comparing PECOTA to a random event. How much clearer could I have been? Do you still think that sharks:teeth::whales:baleen is a terrible analogy because, duh! whales are mammals and sharks are fish?

I'll say it again. This is high school English stuff. An analogy is not a comparison. It is meant to show that two DIFFERENT situations exhibit a similar relationship.

Am I alone here? Was there anyone who actually understood what I was trying to say?
You can harp on this for as long as you want but your original analogy is still the stuff of complete buffoonery.

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