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Why do threads get attachments?

Postby AutSider » Mon Feb 09, 2015 11:37 pm

At first I thought it has something to do with them being regularly updated, old and long.

Then this young, little thread with 3 responses and 100 views gets an attachment...

viewtopic.php?f=15&t=187596

... why?
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Re: Why do threads get attachments?

Postby fuse » Tue Feb 10, 2015 3:44 am

I think it just signifies that someone attached a file somewhere in the thread, e.g. Arc's picture attachment.
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Re: Why do threads get attachments?

Postby fuse » Tue Feb 10, 2015 3:46 am

..and/or the threads are added to the super special ILP archive for culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant work. you have to guess why.
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Re: Why do threads get attachments?

Postby AutSider » Wed Feb 11, 2015 12:49 am

Let's see if that's true, fuse.

EDIT: Yep, it is. Thought so. Scientific experiment confirmed the hypothesis :D .
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Re: Why do threads get attachments?

Postby fuse » Wed Feb 11, 2015 3:59 am

Yes, I would like a cookie, thank you.
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Re: Why do threads get attachments?

Postby Carleas » Mon Feb 16, 2015 6:15 pm

Atheris wrote:EDIT: Yep, it is. Thought so. Scientific experiment confirmed the hypothesis.

Just to be pedantic, because it's the internet: Experiments can't confirm a hypothesis, only fail to disconfirm it.

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Re: Why do threads get attachments?

Postby AutSider » Sun Mar 15, 2015 11:06 am

Carleas wrote:
Atheris wrote:EDIT: Yep, it is. Thought so. Scientific experiment confirmed the hypothesis.

Just to be pedantic, because it's the internet: Experiments can't confirm a hypothesis, only fail to disconfirm it.

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So says K. Popper. Semantics aside it's more or less the same thing, no? An experiment's confirmation is due to the failure of attempts to disconfirm it.
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