History YMMV / Skeptoid

30th Jan '14 11:30:38 PM Fireblood
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** The "Internet Paranoia" episode is much harder to listen to after Brian plead guilty for wire fraud. Especially as he explains the same type of virus (Cooking Stuffing) he was caught using

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** The "Internet Paranoia" episode is much harder to listen to after Brian plead pled guilty for to wire fraud. Especially as he explains the same type of virus (Cooking Stuffing) he was caught using
7th Nov '13 5:03:30 PM Fireblood
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** The whole "no politics" thing. While some fans appreciate the apolitical aspect of the show, some fans are quick to point out that neither economics or social issues are immune to skeptical inquiry.

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** The whole "no politics" thing. While some fans appreciate the apolitical aspect of the show, some fans many are quick to point out that neither economics or social issues are immune to skeptical inquiry.inquiry (most probably it's to avoid stirring controversy).



* CriticalResearchFailure:
** The DDT episode, which was heavily criticized by the Skeptical community.
*** Although, to be fair, most of the outrage came from people who believed he used a discredited source for his data (which he didn't), and the rest just snowballed from there. http://www.skepticblog.org/2010/12/09/skeptoids-massive-ddt-fail/ documents the issue pretty well.



*** For that matter, listening to any of the endings where Brian asks for monetary support becomes this. Many fans who gave him money saw this as a massive betrayal of trust.
* CriticalResearchFailure:
** The DDT episode, which was heavily criticized by the Skeptical community.
*** Although, to be fair, most of the outrage came from people who believed he used a discredited source for his data (which he didn't), and the rest just snowballed from there. http://www.skepticblog.org/2010/12/09/skeptoids-massive-ddt-fail/ documents the issue pretty well.

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*** For that matter, listening to any of the endings where Brian asks for monetary support becomes this. Many fans who gave him money saw this as a massive betrayal of trust. \n* CriticalResearchFailure: \n** The DDT episode, which was heavily criticized by the Skeptical community.\n*** Although, to be fair, most of the outrage came from people who believed he used a discredited source for his data (which he didn't), and the rest just snowballed from there. http://www.skepticblog.org/2010/12/09/skeptoids-massive-ddt-fail/ documents the issue pretty well.
4th Nov '13 3:29:58 PM bkbomb
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*CriticalResearchFailure:
4th Nov '13 3:29:15 PM bkbomb
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** Despite its ban on politics, Dunning's rather off-handed comment towards the Occupy movement "Listener Feedback: Conspiracies" was seen as completely unnecessary by more left-wing listeners.
** HarsherinHindsight:

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** Despite its ban on politics, Dunning's rather off-handed comment towards the Occupy movement in "Listener Feedback: Conspiracies" was seen as completely unnecessary by more left-wing listeners.
** * HarsherinHindsight:



*** For that matter, listening to any of the endings where Brian asks for monetary support becomes this. Many fans who gave him money saw this as a massive betrayal of trust considering the amount of money he made off Cookie Stuffing.

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*** For that matter, listening to any of the endings where Brian asks for monetary support becomes this. Many fans who gave him money saw this as a massive betrayal of trust considering the amount of money he made off Cookie Stuffing.trust.
4th Nov '13 3:27:35 PM bkbomb
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* CriticalResearchFailure:

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* CriticalResearchFailure:** Despite its ban on politics, Dunning's rather off-handed comment towards the Occupy movement "Listener Feedback: Conspiracies" was seen as completely unnecessary by more left-wing listeners.
** HarsherinHindsight:
** The "Internet Paranoia" episode is much harder to listen to after Brian plead guilty for wire fraud. Especially as he explains the same type of virus (Cooking Stuffing) he was caught using
*** For that matter, listening to any of the endings where Brian asks for monetary support becomes this. Many fans who gave him money saw this as a massive betrayal of trust considering the amount of money he made off Cookie Stuffing.



*** Although, to be fair, most of the outrage came from people who believed he used a discredited source for his data (which he didn't), and the rest just snowballed from there. http://www.skepticblog.org/2010/12/09/skeptoids-massive-ddt-fail/ documents the issue pretty well.

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*** Although, to be fair, most of the outrage came from people who believed he used a discredited source for his data (which he didn't), and the rest just snowballed from there. http://www.skepticblog.org/2010/12/09/skeptoids-massive-ddt-fail/ documents the issue pretty well.
25th Aug '13 1:13:52 AM Fireblood
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** Related to the above is Penn and Teller's position of number one in the "Top 10 Best Pro-Science Celebrities" episode. Although no one doubts that P&T are steadfast supporters of science, they are quite controversial among skeptics for their fringe economic beliefs.

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** Related to the above is Penn and Teller's position of number one in the "Top 10 Best Pro-Science Celebrities" episode. Although no one doubts that P&T are steadfast supporters of science, they are quite controversial among skeptics for their fringe economic beliefs.libertarianism (in the US sense).
10th May '13 9:36:47 AM AdrianTrumbly
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** While the episode on fracking itself was well-researched, Dunning later released a "fracking is not as bad as you think" T-shirt, despite advocating that more research should be done in the video. Making this an example of doing a CriticalResearchFailure on his own work.
13th Apr '13 1:08:45 AM Gborr
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*** Although, to be fair, most of the outrage came from people who believed he used a discredited source for his data (which he didn't), and the rest just snowballed from there. http://www.skepticblog.org/2010/12/09/skeptoids-massive-ddt-fail/ documents the issue pretty well.
30th Mar '13 4:13:09 PM bkbomb
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** While the episode on fracking itself was well-researched, Dunning later released a "fracking is not as bad as you think" T-shirt, despite advocating that more research should be done in the video. Making this as an example of doing a CriticalResearchFailure on his own work.

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** While the episode on fracking itself was well-researched, Dunning later released a "fracking is not as bad as you think" T-shirt, despite advocating that more research should be done in the video. Making this as an example of doing a CriticalResearchFailure on his own work.
30th Mar '13 4:11:52 PM bkbomb
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BrokenBase: The whole "no politics" things. While some fans appreciate the apolitical aspect of the show, some fans are quick to point out that neither economics or social issues are immune to skeptical inquiry.
** Penn and Teller's position of number one in the "Top 10 Best Pro-Science Celebrities" episode. Although no one doubts that P&T
CriticalResearchFailure: The DDT episode, which was heavily criticized by the Skeptical community.

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BrokenBase: The *BrokenBase:
**The
whole "no politics" things.thing. While some fans appreciate the apolitical aspect of the show, some fans are quick to point out that neither economics or social issues are immune to skeptical inquiry.
** Related to the above is Penn and Teller's position of number one in the "Top 10 Best Pro-Science Celebrities" episode. Although no one doubts that P&T
CriticalResearchFailure:
P&T are steadfast supporters of science, they are quite controversial among skeptics for their fringe economic beliefs.
*CriticalResearchFailure:
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The DDT episode, which was heavily criticized by the Skeptical community.
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