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Mar 15Liked by √Čtienne Fortier-Dubois

A helium man is when you repeat your opponent's argument in a funny voice to make fun of them.

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I declare this a canonical entry to the list

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Mar 15Liked by √Čtienne Fortier-Dubois

Love it

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I can think of another definition of ‚Äėgas man‚Äô

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Some extensions of the list are left as exercises to readers

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Mar 15Liked by √Čtienne Fortier-Dubois

This is fantastic! It's raining men. (Me trying to reciprocate by making you laugh.)

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Mar 15Liked by √Čtienne Fortier-Dubois

Now I need a periodic table of fallacies under this premise

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The problem with doing this based on the real periodic table is that there are. so many. random. metals.

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Mar 15Liked by √Čtienne Fortier-Dubois

Skill issue (?) C'mon let's see the Roentgenium man

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Mar 15Liked by √Čtienne Fortier-Dubois

Brilliant catalogue! Great work.

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Apr 3Liked by √Čtienne Fortier-Dubois

A very interesting way to classify arguments!

I feel like I use the Pyrite and marble man too often haha

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Mar 18Liked by √Čtienne Fortier-Dubois

These are all great, what a fun concept to play with. If I might add one: A rubber man forms when an argument is repeatedly reframed, bouncing between gold, plastic, straw, etcetera within the span of a single conversation.

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Nice. I'm imagining a little Mesoamerican god, curled up in the shape of a rubber ball and being thrown around by players of the Mesoamerican ball game

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