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21st Feb '16 6:01:08 AM poi99
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* LogicalFallacies
** AdHoc
** AdHominem (Attacking the person, not the argument.)
** AnecdotalFallacy
** AppealToAuthority
** AppealToConsequences
** AppealToFear
** AppealToFlattery
** AppealToForce
** AppealToIgnorance
** AppealToInherentNature
** AppealToNature
** AppealToNovelty
** AppealToObscurity
** AppealToPity
** AppealToPopularity
** AppealToRidicule
** AppealToTradition
** AppealToWealth
** AppealToWorseProblems
** ArgumentumAdNauseam (talking on without properly addressing the debate)
** ArgumentumAdLapidem (dismissing a statement as absurd without providing any proof)
** AssociationFallacy
*** HitlerAteSugar
** BandwagonFallacy
** BeggingTheQuestion
** CabDriversFallacy
** ChewbaccaDefense (sophistry)
** CircularReasoning
** ConfirmationBias (selectively seeking out opinions that align with one's own)
** ConverseError
** ExtendedAnalogy
** FallacyFallacy (use of a fallacious argument does not make a position false)
** FallacyOfComposition (generalizing from the parts to the whole)
** FallacyOfDivision (generalizing from a whole to the parts)
** FalseCause (correlation does not imply causation)
** FalseDichotomy (thinking only two options exist, when many other options exist)
** FourTermsFallacy (re-using a word, but using a different meaning)
** FrozenAbstraction
** GamblersFallacy (Probability related failure of logical.)
** GoldenMeanFallacy (argument to moderation)
** HardWorkFallacy (outcome is directly proportional to the effort)
** {{Hypostatization}} (treating an abstract idea as a physical object)
** IrrelevantThesis
** LoadedWords
** ManyQuestionsFallacy (asking a "loaded" question)
** MovingTheGoalposts (frequently modifying expectations of a goal, to ensure that it can't get accomplished)
** NonSequiturFallacy (includes Affirmation of the Consequent, Denial of the Antecedent, Undistributed Middle and several others)
** NoTrueScotsman (Defining away inconvenient items; originally "No Scotsman puts sugar in his porridge!" "Angus [=MacGee=] does." "Ah, but then he's not a True Scotsman!")
** PerfectSolutionFallacy (a subcategory of False Dichotomy)
** ProofByExamples (generalizing from too-few examples)
** ProsecutorsFallacy (a form of misusing statistics)
** RetrospectiveDeterminism
** ReverseSlipperySlopeFallacy
** SemanticSlipperySlopeFallacy
** SharpshooterFallacy (shooting a gun at a wall, then painting a target around the bullet-hole)
** ShiftingTheBurdenOfProof
** SlipperySlopeFallacy
** SpecialPleading
** SpotlightFallacy (making a generalization based on the amount of news coverage)
** StolenConcept
** StrawmanFallacy
** SunkCostFallacy
** TwoNegativePremises
** UndistributedMiddle

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LogicalFallacies
** AdHoc
** AdHominem (Attacking the person, not the argument.)
** AnecdotalFallacy
** AppealToAuthority
** AppealToConsequences
** AppealToFear
** AppealToFlattery
** AppealToForce
** AppealToIgnorance
** AppealToInherentNature
** AppealToNature
** AppealToNovelty
** AppealToObscurity
** AppealToPity
** AppealToPopularity
** AppealToRidicule
** AppealToTradition
** AppealToWealth
** AppealToWorseProblems
** ArgumentumAdNauseam (talking on without properly addressing the debate)
** ArgumentumAdLapidem (dismissing a statement as absurd without providing any proof)
** AssociationFallacy
*** HitlerAteSugar
** BandwagonFallacy
** BeggingTheQuestion
** CabDriversFallacy
** ChewbaccaDefense (sophistry)
** CircularReasoning
** ConfirmationBias (selectively seeking out opinions that align with one's own)
** ConverseError
** ExtendedAnalogy
** FallacyFallacy (use of a fallacious argument does not make a position false)
** FallacyOfComposition (generalizing from the parts to the whole)
** FallacyOfDivision (generalizing from a whole to the parts)
** FalseCause (correlation does not imply causation)
** FalseDichotomy (thinking only two options exist, when many other options exist)
** FourTermsFallacy (re-using a word, but using a different meaning)
** FrozenAbstraction
** GamblersFallacy (Probability related failure of logical.)
** GoldenMeanFallacy (argument to moderation)
** HardWorkFallacy (outcome is directly proportional to the effort)
** {{Hypostatization}} (treating an abstract idea as a physical object)
** IrrelevantThesis
** LoadedWords
** ManyQuestionsFallacy (asking a "loaded" question)
** MovingTheGoalposts (frequently modifying expectations of a goal, to ensure that it can't get accomplished)
** NonSequiturFallacy (includes Affirmation of the Consequent, Denial of the Antecedent, Undistributed Middle and several others)
** NoTrueScotsman (Defining away inconvenient items; originally "No Scotsman puts sugar in his porridge!" "Angus [=MacGee=] does." "Ah, but then he's not a True Scotsman!")
** PerfectSolutionFallacy (a subcategory of False Dichotomy)
** ProofByExamples (generalizing from too-few examples)
** ProsecutorsFallacy (a form of misusing statistics)
** RetrospectiveDeterminism
** ReverseSlipperySlopeFallacy
** SemanticSlipperySlopeFallacy
** SharpshooterFallacy (shooting a gun at a wall, then painting a target around the bullet-hole)
** ShiftingTheBurdenOfProof
** SlipperySlopeFallacy
** SpecialPleading
** SpotlightFallacy (making a generalization based on the amount of news coverage)
** StolenConcept
** StrawmanFallacy
** SunkCostFallacy
** TwoNegativePremises
** UndistributedMiddle
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11th Sep '15 9:04:35 PM Premonition45
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* Catch22Dilemma
* EntertaininglyWrong (When somebody is wrong, for the right reasons)

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* Catch22Dilemma
Catch22Dilemma (You have to do A in order to do B, but you have to do B in order to do A.)
* EntertaininglyWrong (When somebody is wrong, for the right reasons)reasons.)


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3rd Sep '15 1:45:22 PM Premonition45
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** ConfirmationBias

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** ConfirmationBiasConfirmationBias (selectively seeking out opinions that align with one's own)



** FalseDichotomy

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** FalseDichotomyFalseDichotomy (thinking only two options exist, when many other options exist)



** MovingTheGoalposts

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** MovingTheGoalpostsMovingTheGoalposts (frequently modifying expectations of a goal, to ensure that it can't get accomplished)
5th Mar '15 2:25:24 PM StFan
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** UsefulNotes/ExtendedAnalogy

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** UsefulNotes/ExtendedAnalogyExtendedAnalogy
5th Mar '15 1:42:56 PM StFan
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** UsefulNotes/AnecdotalFallacy

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** UsefulNotes/AnecdotalFallacyAnecdotalFallacy
3rd Mar '15 5:17:06 PM MarkLungo
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** ExtendedAnalogy

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** ExtendedAnalogyUsefulNotes/ExtendedAnalogy
10th Jan '15 11:31:23 AM TheUnsquished
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** AnecdotalFallacy

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** AnecdotalFallacyUsefulNotes/AnecdotalFallacy
17th Dec '14 5:44:42 PM bwburke94
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* InsaneTrollLogic (When YouFailLogicForever is either intentional, or crosses over into PoesLaw.)

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* InsaneTrollLogic (When YouFailLogicForever is fallacies are either intentional, or crosses they cross over into PoesLaw.)
12th Oct '14 4:41:47 PM Homemaderat
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* FactOpinionArgument
6th Oct '14 11:06:36 AM DougReeder
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** SharpshooterFallacy

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** SharpshooterFallacySharpshooterFallacy (shooting a gun at a wall, then painting a target around the bullet-hole)



** SpotlightFallacy

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** SpotlightFallacySpotlightFallacy (making a generalization based on the amount of news coverage)
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