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Re: Is anyone else buying carbon credits to offset CO2 from travel?

Postby TheJoe » Sat Oct 06, 2018 6:24 am

CaptainCore wrote:
Fri Oct 05, 2018 7:46 pm
I tried to read a bit of this thread, but the USA element of climate change deniers, God Botherers and other weak minded morons left me with the feeling we're fucked whichever way you look at it.
I've been around a while, managed to survive, despite the nuclear tests in the fifties and sixties but can't help but note the so much higher incidence of deaths from cancer than there were when I was younger and can't help but correlate the coincidence.
I've spent forty plus years chasing wind, which fundamentally is what we're all interested in and I can categorically tell you that no period in my life has been worse than that which we currently endure, prevailing directions have shifted, strengths have become more polarised, longer periods with less, higher strengths when here.
I counted twenty odd com trails tonight at sunset and I wondered how many people and aircraft are in the air at any given moment, I weep at the volume of plastic in our Oceans, and if I ever met anyone who in all seriousness tried to suggest we're not fucking up this planet, I would be hard put not to punch him or her as hard as I could in the face.
It should be the duty of each and every one of us, as people who are close to the reality of all this, to, at every opportunity, do whatever we can, in every small way we can, to halt what's going on.
And the trolls and climate change deniers, creationists and Trump worshippers?

Ban the fuckers from the forum.
Your my hero. I can not wait to be old and cranky like you. So I'm just curious since you feel so passionate about this climate change and the plastic in the ocean what are you personally doing about it. I am just thinking weeping at the plastic in the ocean is doing very little to reduce it. I'll pray for you and hope you can find some way to let go some of the hate in your heart.

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Re: Is anyone else buying carbon credits to offset CO2 from travel?

Postby iriejohn » Sat Oct 06, 2018 1:53 pm

CaptainCore wrote:
Fri Oct 05, 2018 7:46 pm
... more bigoted BS ...
You're the butterfly on the sequoia tree
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Re: Is anyone else buying carbon credits to offset CO2 from travel?

Postby ap888 » Sat Oct 06, 2018 2:35 pm

I agree with the guy above if earth gets warmer I like....who likes the cold water :D

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Re: Is anyone else buying carbon credits to offset CO2 from travel?

Postby CaptainCore » Sat Oct 06, 2018 9:10 pm

TheJoe wrote:
Sat Oct 06, 2018 6:24 am
. So I'm just curious since you feel so passionate about this climate change and the plastic in the ocean what are you personally doing about it.
What? Other than getting pissed on a friday night and ranting on forums?
I get the nurse to make sure to re use the plastic straw for my medication...

So this praying thing your doing, if I asked really nicely, could it make my dick stiff like it used to be?

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Re: Is anyone else buying carbon credits to offset CO2 from travel?

Postby TheJoe » Sat Oct 06, 2018 11:57 pm

CaptainCore wrote:
Sat Oct 06, 2018 9:10 pm
TheJoe wrote:
Sat Oct 06, 2018 6:24 am
. So I'm just curious since you feel so passionate about this climate change and the plastic in the ocean what are you personally doing about it.
What? Other than getting pissed on a friday night and ranting on forums?
I get the nurse to make sure to re use the plastic straw for my medication...

So this praying thing your doing, if I asked really nicely, could it make my dick stiff like it used to be?
No sorry but we are not made to procreate in old age as our off spring are more prone to birth defects and genetic problems. They do have drugs for that though. Just see a doctor immediatly if your erection lasts for more than 4 hours.

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Re: Is anyone else buying carbon credits to offset CO2 from travel?

Postby ap888 » Sun Oct 07, 2018 2:25 am

Just beat your meat with this I heard it works wonders way better then viagra...
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Re: Is anyone else buying carbon credits to offset CO2 from travel?

Postby Matteo V » Sun Oct 07, 2018 5:23 pm

CaptainCore wrote:
Fri Oct 05, 2018 7:46 pm
I've been around a while, managed to survive, despite the nuclear tests in the fifties and sixties but can't help but note the so much higher incidence of deaths from cancer than there were when I was younger and can't help but correlate the coincidence.
This is a pretty common mistake for those with a complete lack of understanding of statistical correlation.
With regards to the cancer thing:
1. average lifespan is longer than it was in the fifties and sixties - thus we are living longer and giving cancer more of a chance to kill us in our old age
2. exposure to an increasing amount of natural (concentrated in pharmaceuticals), and synthetic compounds (the same, or in the environment) has increased in many segments of society over a longer period of time (due to our increased life expectancy)
3. lifestyle changes have changed our exposure and metabolism with regards to outdoor exposure and physical fitness.
4. increase in medical nuclear imaging procedures among the population show that even medical advances resulting in increased lifespans can actually (eventually) lead to higher cancer rates

Don't claim correlation when some "low information voter" like me can show you how erroneous your assumptions are, with out me even looking anything up.


CaptainCore wrote:
Fri Oct 05, 2018 7:46 pm
I've spent forty plus years chasing wind, which fundamentally is what we're all interested in and I can categorically tell you that no period in my life has been worse than that which we currently endure, prevailing directions have shifted, strengths have become more polarised, longer periods with less, higher strengths when here.
I know a guy that started windsports 2 years ago. And he has experienced even more "varaition" than you. So that would mean that in the past 2 years, the earth has experienced the worst out of the last 40 years of variance?

No that just means that the sample size (2 years ) is statistically insignificant. And 40 years is also statistically insignificant. And the last 200 years is also considered to be statistically insignificant. Even when you stretch it out to find short and long term patterns repeating, there is still more to add. It really only stops when you get to a point in earth's history when the continents are located in significantly different locations from where they are. Most of the other variables, such as historical ocean currents, vegetation distribution, and algal life in the ocean, are unknown to the point that we will likely never have a complete picture. And your picture is only a statistically insignificant amount better than the guy that just started 2years ago. That is, unless you are a "flat earther" who believes natural climate stability is achievable via the removal of plastic straws from the ocean.


CaptainCore wrote:
Fri Oct 05, 2018 7:46 pm
.....and if I ever met anyone who in all seriousness tried to suggest we're not fucking up this planet, I would be hard put not to punch him or her as hard as I could in the face.
Would you hit me based on how I have shown your arguments to be, by and large, inaccurate? If so, then you would be resorting to violence out of ignorance. Would that look bad on your part, or not, to you and others observing?


CaptainCore wrote:
Fri Oct 05, 2018 7:46 pm
Ban the fuckers from the forum.
I am sure you could dig up an extremist on the right who has called for you to be banned. Many, as have I, question how you can still be here and still have a working relationship with COREporate Kiteboarding. However, I do not feel you should be banned. I believe it is good to have you "out in the light" exposing your irrationality. Not for those opposed to your views, but for those like me who in a way actually hold some of the same views with you. Not every one with differing views wants to resort to violence/forcibly silencing to solve our problems. History has shown that violence and censorship in a effort to solve a problem, typically leads to those problems multiplying.

And most importantly, your extremist views actually give support to your opposition. The biggest problem with Al Gore was that he deservedly became the "butt of every conservation joke" related to this issue. And you are apparently exceeding him in stupidity, though thankfully, not necessarily in world renowned fame. I hope that calling you out for what you are helps those on the "other side" to understand that there is a reasonable solution that does not deserve extreme and absolute opposition. This is the message that you help to get across to those who would become an "extremist" opposite of your position.

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Re: Is anyone else buying carbon credits to offset CO2 from travel?

Postby CaptainCore » Sun Oct 07, 2018 8:36 pm

Matteo V wrote:
Sun Oct 07, 2018 5:23 pm


CaptainCore wrote:
Fri Oct 05, 2018 7:46 pm
.....and if I ever met anyone who in all seriousness tried to suggest we're not fucking up this planet, I would be hard put not to punch him or her as hard as I could in the face.
Would you hit me based on how I have shown your arguments to be, by and large, inaccurate? If so, then you would be resorting to violence out of ignorance. Would that look bad on your part, or not, to you and others observing?
No, I'd do that freely for using socks on a sandy beach and if Liquid Force were the brand I represented for hitting a slider with a surf board. :lol:

Must be time for prayers now isn't it? How is the great being in the sky doing it for you? Didn't exactly show you how to spell style did he? :lol:

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Re: Is anyone else buying carbon credits to offset CO2 from travel?

Postby jumptheshark » Sun Oct 07, 2018 9:08 pm

That’s not a surfboard, and your both complete retards.

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Re: Is anyone else buying carbon credits to offset CO2 from travel?

Postby slim_charles » Sun Oct 07, 2018 9:56 pm

jumptheshark wrote:
Sun Oct 07, 2018 9:08 pm
That’s not a surfboard, and your both complete retards.
:lol: ...at least CaptainCore's amusing!


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