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(UPI)   New study finds magnet-swallowing is linked to autism. Was previously considered a bipolar disorder   (upi.com) divider line
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2008-12-12 01:27:15 PM  
lol, well done
 
2008-12-12 01:29:01 PM  
+1 subby.Awesome jorb.
 
2008-12-12 01:41:23 PM  
Bravo, good sir!

+1
 
2008-12-12 01:42:57 PM  
Actually, subby, you got the findings reversed. The study concluded that autistic kids are more likely to swallow magnets, not that swallowing magnets will make a kid autistic.

+1 on the headline's joke, but -1 for backwards reporting
 
2008-12-12 01:48:11 PM  
HOTW candidate fo' sho'.

You get 1 Internet.
 
2008-12-12 01:48:17 PM  
*groan*
 
2008-12-12 01:57:14 PM  
This went green?
 
2008-12-12 02:10:37 PM  
The easiest way to test for this is to drive large panel trucks through a neighborhood. Simply peel off the autistic children and make the appropriate diagnosis.
 
2008-12-12 02:15:36 PM  
Awesome.
 
2008-12-12 02:15:41 PM  
Boo!

/+1
 
2008-12-12 02:28:03 PM  
Unlike you guys, I found the headline repulsive.
 
2008-12-12 02:30:41 PM  
I am attracted to this headline. +1
 
2008-12-12 02:33:47 PM  
I noticed the article flagrantly ignored some of the other dangerous childhood swallowing issues:
- Paste (linked to co-dependancy)
- Army Men (linked to agression)
- Cat poo (linked to an affinity for posting smarmy comments on Fark)
 
2008-12-12 02:37:01 PM  

Boritom: I noticed the article flagrantly ignored some of the other dangerous childhood swallowing issues:
- Paste (linked to co-dependancy)
- Army Men (linked to agression)
- Cat poo (linked to an affinity for posting smarmy comments on Fark)


What's the name for that overall disorder where you crave non-food stuff like paper?
 
2008-12-12 02:38:37 PM  
I always thought that was how Magneto got his start.

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/link is hot.
 
2008-12-12 02:49:47 PM  
Nice job subby.
 
2008-12-12 02:51:26 PM  

Diogenes: Boritom: I noticed the article flagrantly ignored some of the other dangerous childhood swallowing issues:
- Paste (linked to co-dependancy)
- Army Men (linked to agression)
- Cat poo (linked to an affinity for posting smarmy comments on Fark)

What's the name for that overall disorder where you crave non-food stuff like paper?


Pica
 
2008-12-12 02:51:54 PM  

Diogenes: Boritom: I noticed the article flagrantly ignored some of the other dangerous childhood swallowing issues:
- Paste (linked to co-dependancy)
- Army Men (linked to agression)
- Cat poo (linked to an affinity for posting smarmy comments on Fark)

What's the name for that overall disorder where you crave non-food stuff like paper?


Pica-chew
 
2008-12-12 02:58:52 PM  
RE: Pica

Thanks!
 
2008-12-12 03:08:35 PM  
Kome:

Actually, subby, you got the findings reversed. The study concluded that autistic kids are more likely to swallow magnets, not that swallowing magnets will make a kid autistic.

The headline is ok. Usually the term "linked" means a correlation exists; it doesn't say anything about causation.
 
2008-12-12 03:28:10 PM  
Wonderful subby

/+1
 
2008-12-12 03:36:11 PM  
Subby, that was quite a neferrous headline. The only people who would be amused by it is a lode of stoners.
 
2008-12-12 04:10:25 PM  

Boritom: I noticed the article flagrantly ignored some of the other dangerous childhood swallowing issues:
- Paste (linked to co-dependancy)
- Army Men (linked to agression)
- Cat poo (linked to an affinity for posting smarmy comments on Fark)


What about sticking coins up the nose?
 
2008-12-12 04:23:55 PM  
TERRIBLE HORRIBLE PUN DETECTED

HULK ANGRY
HULK SMASH


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2008-12-12 04:26:05 PM  
add another +1 for me

/i'm positive
 
2008-12-12 05:01:45 PM  
I gauss this is the best headline I've seen all week.
 
2008-12-12 05:13:43 PM  
No negative feedback from me on that headline

/CHARGE!
 
2008-12-12 05:13:56 PM  
I feel guilty I LOL'd at the headline
 
2008-12-12 05:14:56 PM  
"Darwin says let him die."
 
2008-12-12 05:15:04 PM  
LOL to the el oh el.
 
2008-12-12 05:16:31 PM  
The Magnacraft magnet ad above the article was funny.
 
2008-12-12 05:16:43 PM  
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What chocolate might look like.
 
2008-12-12 05:17:06 PM  
I second the +1 internet. You now have 2 internet. How are you going to spend it?
 
2008-12-12 05:17:59 PM  

Kome: Actually, subby, you got the findings reversed. The study concluded that autistic kids are more likely to swallow magnets, not that swallowing magnets will make a kid autistic.

+1 on the headline's joke, but -1 for backwards reporting


Fail. (Unless you know something about the study that the article doesn't mention.) The article mentions a "link" (aka correlation), not a causation one way or the other.
 
2008-12-12 05:18:14 PM  
googleads.g.doubleclick.net

Add above article.
 
2008-12-12 05:18:29 PM  
shiat, does this mean cows are autistic?

Mad Cow disease my ass, that heffer has autism
 
2008-12-12 05:18:48 PM  
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2008-12-12 05:19:05 PM  

Jaws_Victim: I second the +1 internet. You now have 2 internet. How are you going to spend it?


If I had 2 internets, I would use one of them to spread rumors about a possible draft.
 
2008-12-12 05:19:07 PM  

Diogenes: Boritom: I noticed the article flagrantly ignored some of the other dangerous childhood swallowing issues:
- Paste (linked to co-dependancy)
- Army Men (linked to agression)
- Cat poo (linked to an affinity for posting smarmy comments on Fark)

What's the name for that overall disorder where you crave non-food stuff like paper?


Pica
 
2008-12-12 05:19:51 PM  

Diogenes: Boritom: I noticed the article flagrantly ignored some of the other dangerous childhood swallowing issues:
- Paste (linked to co-dependancy)
- Army Men (linked to agression)
- Cat poo (linked to an affinity for posting smarmy comments on Fark)

What's the name for that overall disorder where you crave non-food stuff like paper?


Pica.

/chu!
 
2008-12-12 05:19:58 PM  
So retarded kids do retarded things?

Got it.
 
2008-12-12 05:20:09 PM  
+1, bravo
 
2008-12-12 05:20:26 PM  
Well, now I want to know why Jennie McCarthy was feeding her son magnets.
 
2008-12-12 05:20:33 PM  
Subby FTW!
 
2008-12-12 05:20:36 PM  

Talon: Boritom: I noticed the article flagrantly ignored some of the other dangerous childhood swallowing issues:
- Paste (linked to co-dependancy)
- Army Men (linked to agression)
- Cat poo (linked to an affinity for posting smarmy comments on Fark)

What about sticking coins up the nose?


No, it's the ass.
 
2008-12-12 05:20:54 PM  

Diogenes: Unlike you guys, I found the headline repulsive.


I found it attractive
 
2008-12-12 05:21:17 PM  
I don't understand, magnets are toxic or what? I thought they would just pass through you. Do they oxidize in the stomach acid or something?
 
cot
2008-12-12 05:21:17 PM  
MattyBlast

Clearly if your kid swallowed your magnets, you're going to need some new ones.
 
2008-12-12 05:21:27 PM  
Aumegtism - It's for us.
 
cot
2008-12-12 05:22:00 PM  

Kanemano: Diogenes: Unlike you guys, I found the headline repulsive.

I found it attractive


You guys sound like polar opposites.
 
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