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(Gizmodo)   Researchers apologize for using the word 'derpy' in a research paper, not realizing the word's connotations; "Because people always ruin everything"   (gizmodo.com) divider line
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2021-05-15 10:17:52 PM  
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2021-05-15 10:44:40 PM  
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2021-05-15 10:47:11 PM  
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Someone sounds irritable.  Probably low blood sugar.  Try a muffin
 
2021-05-15 10:58:10 PM  
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2021-05-15 11:05:40 PM  
I love how a picture of Derpy the Pony made it into the actual article.
 
2021-05-15 11:31:01 PM  
Huh.
 
2021-05-15 11:36:08 PM  
WTF phone? Anyway....

Huh. My sole experience with "derpy" or "derp" has been in the engaging political discussions on this website. But I don't venture out onto the larger internet unless I'm researching something. I had no idea that rightwingers and leftwingers crying "derp!" at each other were throwing ablist slurs around.
 
2021-05-16 12:11:49 AM  
Attributing it to a South Park character was a stretch.  Chef's voice actor has a problem with them mocking Scientology, so Mr. Derp gets made school chef, and hits himself on the head with a hammer, because when Mr. Derp's cooking, you don't know what's going to happen.  Derp!

No it's just a universal word for stupid.  South Park or the pony bastards don't own it.  It's like DUH. An imaginary noise that stupid people would make.
 
2021-05-16 12:27:08 AM  
That article is so derpy I can't even.
 
2021-05-16 12:35:54 AM  

Russ1642: That article is so derpy I can't even.


That's odd.
 
2021-05-16 12:38:28 AM  

Russ1642: That article is so derpy I can't even.


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Would it be fair to say that you (and the writers of the scienfitic article about which the Gizmodo article concerns itself) were simply unaware of what sort of unanticipated and calamitous events occured?
 
2021-05-16 12:46:24 AM  
Able-ist scientists, we're looking at you.

Boss-Eyed Awareness
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2021-05-16 1:47:31 AM  

syrynxx: Attributing it to a South Park character was a stretch.  Chef's voice actor has a problem with them mocking Scientology, so Mr. Derp gets made school chef, and hits himself on the head with a hammer, because when Mr. Derp's cooking, you don't know what's going to happen.  Derp!

No it's just a universal word for stupid.  South Park or the pony bastards don't own it.  It's like DUH. An imaginary noise that stupid people would make.


My primary guild in my MMO of choice is DERP.

Dull
Egotistical
Raiding
Party

We mostly focus on killing other players.
 
2021-05-16 1:52:54 AM  
i'm old. in my childhood my sister who is mentally ill used the phrase 'derp' to describe something that is truly stupid.
 
2021-05-16 9:38:48 AM  

sinko swimo: i'm old. in my childhood my sister who is mentally ill used the phrase 'derp' to describe something that is truly stupid.


^ This.  Derp is understandable at a more meaningful level than language, and so the derp transcends language itself.  Most other animals that try to derp end up very dead very quickly, so it is a uniquely human quality.
 
2021-05-16 10:27:59 AM  
MLP:FiM// Derpy Hooves talks// S2 EP14 [1080p HD]
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2021-05-16 11:38:47 AM  
This was a use of term popular in Fark politics threads in the title of a research paper intended to refute scientific arguments for differences based on biological sex.

My, my. Somebody's bias is showing.

The problem, when it comes to arguing that there are no real natural sexual biological differences at all, is that there are big differences evident on the face of it, although no evidence that these differences relate fundamentally to things like intelligence.

Arguing that biological sexual differences don't exist amounts to arguing that the sky is green or 2+2=5, in an Orwellian universe. It's another naked emperor with invisible clothes. You can be canceled from the liberal pantheon by pointing out yhis obvious fact.

And doctors have proceeded by ignoring this nonsense when it comes to medical treatment of men and women and design of clinical trials, and they will continue to do so.
 
2021-05-16 11:46:42 AM  
"even thoughtful, feminist sexual science"  and I stopped reading there
 
2021-05-16 12:02:59 PM  

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Sir, this is a pony thread.

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2021-05-16 4:25:59 PM  
As long as whargarbl is okay.
 
2021-05-16 4:49:17 PM  
The problem with free speech is that words can have multiple meanings.  Now have a beer and relax.
 
2021-05-16 8:13:03 PM  
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Don't mind if I do.
 
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