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  Reply # 388046 5-Oct-2010 09:01 Send private message

michaelmurfy:
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It seems that that website talking about Luner Activity vs Earthquakes has some truth to it, they predicted a bigish earthquake between the 2nd of this month and the 8th.


Or alternatively, it's a coincidence.

I predict at least one more magnitude 4.0 earthquake in the next 96 hours based on the fact my cat changed it's usual toilet spot...

Let's see if cat toileting habits are a predictor of earthquakes :-)

Cheers - N

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  Reply # 388055 5-Oct-2010 09:20 Send private message

michaelmurfy: 
It seems that that website talking about Luner Activity vs Earthquakes has some truth to it, they predicted a bigish earthquake between the 2nd of this month and the 8th.


It would be interesting to compare their predictions to how many they get wrong. Considering up until Saturday we were getting an aftershock on average every 29 minutes it wasn't too hard to predict we'd get another "biggish" aftershock (they're also nice and vague about the size).

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  Reply # 388059 5-Oct-2010 09:24 Send private message

i do believe he predicted a large snow storm 3 months ago (i dont think you can count that recent one as it was so far out)




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  Reply # 388073 5-Oct-2010 09:43 Send private message

^^ Yeah that's true.




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  Reply # 388091 5-Oct-2010 10:28 Send private message

michaelmurfy:
It seems that that website talking about Luner Activity vs Earthquakes has some truth to it, they predicted a bigish earthquake between the 2nd of this month and the 8th.


Ahhh, Ken Ring. Also wrote a book on palmistry for cats and thinks a light year is how long it takes the light of the sun to reach us.

A little background on the guy:  http://www.sillybeliefs.com/ring.html




  • forecasts made by Mr Ring, effectively taken at random, do not tally with the actual weather that occurred

  • he has been less than honest when attempting to defend his past forecasts

  • he grossly misrepresents the potential accuracy of his forecasts

  • he incorporates discredited astrological beliefs into his forecast theory, which is nothing more than pseudoscience

  • while claiming to welcome debate, Mr Ring instead welcomes only support

  • in a manner identical to psychics, he relies on people forgetting his many failures, but remembering his rare hits

  • Mr Ring's work is littered with innumerable errors, especially involving science, which demonstrates poor understanding and incompetent research, all of which completely destroys Mr Ring's credibility

  • His promotion of psychics, astrology, numerology, palmistry, graphology, phrenology etc, and his palm reading book for cats demonstrates that he has great difficulty separating fact from fantasy





Nothing but pseudoscience.

If you make enough predictions you're bound to get the odd one right. Y'know the old saying, "Even a broken clock is right twice a day."




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  Reply # 388094 5-Oct-2010 10:33 Send private message

pageweon: i do believe he predicted a large snow storm 3 months ago (i dont think you can count that recent one as it was so far out)


I'm following his predictweather site and am documenting his "a week from now" forecasts and comparing them to the actual weather.

So far, not so good. According to him, we were supposed to get snow last week on a day that turned out to be really lovely... now he says “Snow can equally be frost, ice, cold rain, hail, or snow flurries” - which Christchurch had NONE of.




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  Reply # 388095 5-Oct-2010 10:36 Send private message

Hmm he sounds like a swell guy..

Has he heard of - "Don't quit your day job" ??


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  Reply # 388096 5-Oct-2010 10:38 Send private message

BurningBeard:
michaelmurfy:
It seems that that website talking about Luner Activity vs Earthquakes has some truth to it, they predicted a bigish earthquake between the 2nd of this month and the 8th.


and thinks a light year is how long it takes the light of the sun to reach us.



Yeah that sounds about right...

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  Reply # 388551 5-Oct-2010 23:26 Send private message

Talkiet:
I predict at least one more magnitude 4.0 earthquake in the next 96 hours based on the fact my cat changed it's usual toilet spot...

Let's see if cat toileting habits are a predictor of earthquakes :-)

Cheers - N


Well, there we go, a 4.2 already. This proves my cat can predsict earthquakes and communicates with me through her toilet habits.

CHeers - N

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  Reply # 388612 6-Oct-2010 08:37 Send private message

Talkiet:
Talkiet:
I predict at least one more magnitude 4.0 earthquake in the next 96 hours based on the fact my cat changed it's usual toilet spot...

Let's see if cat toileting habits are a predictor of earthquakes :-)

Cheers - N


Well, there we go, a 4.2 already. This proves my cat can predsict earthquakes and communicates with me through her toilet habits.

CHeers - N


HI Talkiet

Does your cat's toilet habits fdo lotto results as well, if so Saturdays numbers would be good?

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  Reply # 388633 6-Oct-2010 09:11 Send private message

^^ HAHA - Your cat is teh ultimate earthquake detector :)




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  Reply # 388641 6-Oct-2010 09:35 Send private message

shreilly:
Talkiet:
Talkiet:
I predict at least one more magnitude 4.0 earthquake in the next 96 hours based on the fact my cat changed it's usual toilet spot...

Let's see if cat toileting habits are a predictor of earthquakes :-)

Cheers - N


Well, there we go, a 4.2 already. This proves my cat can predsict earthquakes and communicates with me through her toilet habits.

CHeers - N


HI Talkiet

Does your cat's toilet habits fdo lotto results as well, if so Saturdays numbers would be good?


1,2,2,1,1,2 Bonus number 1

:)

Cheers -N

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  Reply # 388664 6-Oct-2010 10:25 Send private message

Talkiet:
shreilly:
Talkiet:
Talkiet:
I predict at least one more magnitude 4.0 earthquake in the next 96 hours based on the fact my cat changed it's usual toilet spot...

Let's see if cat toileting habits are a predictor of earthquakes :-)

Cheers - N


Well, there we go, a 4.2 already. This proves my cat can predsict earthquakes and communicates with me through her toilet habits.

CHeers - N


HI Talkiet

Does your cat's toilet habits fdo lotto results as well, if so Saturdays numbers would be good?


1,2,2,1,1,2 Bonus number 1

:)

Cheers -N


Looks like a cr*p prediction to me.

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  Reply # 388670 6-Oct-2010 10:35 Send private message

Talkiet:
michaelmurfy:
[snip]
It seems that that website talking about Luner Activity vs Earthquakes has some truth to it, they predicted a bigish earthquake between the 2nd of this month and the 8th.


Or alternatively, it's a coincidence.

I predict at least one more magnitude 4.0 earthquake in the next 96 hours based on the fact my cat changed it's usual toilet spot...

Let's see if cat toileting habits are a predictor of earthquakes :-)

Cheers - N

Clever cat!. There have now been 4 aftershocks at 4.0 or more. 

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  Reply # 388672 6-Oct-2010 10:37 Send private message

LittleGreyCat:
Talkiet:
shreilly:
Talkiet:
Talkiet:
I predict at least one more magnitude 4.0 earthquake in the next 96 hours based on the fact my cat changed it's usual toilet spot...

Let's see if cat toileting habits are a predictor of earthquakes :-)

Cheers - N


Well, there we go, a 4.2 already. This proves my cat can predsict earthquakes and communicates with me through her toilet habits.

CHeers - N


HI Talkiet

Does your cat's toilet habits fdo lotto results as well, if so Saturdays numbers would be good?


1,2,2,1,1,2 Bonus number 1

:)

Cheers -N


Looks like a cr*p prediction to me.


thats very punny




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