Greatest Thinker Showdown! Round 1D

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Choose the Greatest Thinker (ONE from each letter)

A) Thomas Aquinas
23
30%
A) The Pope
0
No votes
B) Bernard Lonergan
7
9%
B) Boethius
9
12%
C) Alan Dean Foster
8
10%
C) Lewis Grizzard
10
13%
D) Craig Ferguson
13
17%
D) Jordan Peterson
7
9%
 
Total votes: 77

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Greatest Thinker Showdown! Round 1D

Post by tuttle » Mon Jan 14, 2019 10:02 am

READ THIS BEFORE YOU VOTE!!!

Thinkers are going head to head (hyuk, hyuk) in the bracket. (ie. Plato vs Aristotle) so choose one hero from each letter. (Choose ONE Thinker from the A) category, ONE Thinker from the B) and so on). If you mess up and pick two from the same category, you should be able to change your vote to correct it. Clear as mud? Ask if you have any questions.

Please use this forum to vote and to lobby for your favorite Thinkers above. Winners move on to Round 2

Your Thinkers battling it out for Round 1 (D) are:

A) Thomas Aquinas vs The Pope

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B) Bernard Lonergan vs Boethius

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C) Alan Dean Foster vs Lewis Grizzard

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D) Craig Ferguson vs Jordan Peterson

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Re: Greatest Thinker Showdown! Round 1D

Post by Jester » Mon Jan 14, 2019 10:45 am

Voted!
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Re: Greatest Thinker Showdown! Round 1D

Post by tuttle » Tue Jan 15, 2019 8:57 am

Don't forget to vote!
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Re: Greatest Thinker Showdown! Round 1D

Post by JimVH » Tue Jan 15, 2019 9:25 am

Lewis, Lewis, he's our man...

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This, my friends, is the face of keen intellect, wisdom, and intellectual thought deeper than the Mississippi river. A vote for Lewis is a vote for all that is good in the world.
4 - 21 - 2 - 12 - 9 - 14
6 - 15 - 18
16 - 15 - 25

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Re: Greatest Thinker Showdown! Round 1D

Post by rgcurrey » Tue Jan 15, 2019 3:22 pm

JimVH wrote:
Tue Jan 15, 2019 9:25 am
Lewis, Lewis, he's our man...

Image

This, my friends, is the face of keen intellect, wisdom, and intellectual thought deeper than the Mississippi river. A vote for Lewis is a vote for all that is good in the world.
And he liked good barbecue.
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Re: Greatest Thinker Showdown! Round 1D

Post by hugodrax » Tue Jan 15, 2019 3:47 pm

rgcurrey wrote:
Tue Jan 15, 2019 3:22 pm
JimVH wrote:
Tue Jan 15, 2019 9:25 am
Lewis, Lewis, he's our man...

Image

This, my friends, is the face of keen intellect, wisdom, and intellectual thought deeper than the Mississippi river. A vote for Lewis is a vote for all that is good in the world.
And he liked good barbecue.
He's no Baxter Black, though.
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Re: Greatest Thinker Showdown! Round 1D

Post by JimVH » Tue Jan 15, 2019 3:50 pm

hugodrax wrote:
Tue Jan 15, 2019 3:47 pm
rgcurrey wrote:
Tue Jan 15, 2019 3:22 pm
JimVH wrote:
Tue Jan 15, 2019 9:25 am
Lewis, Lewis, he's our man...

Image

This, my friends, is the face of keen intellect, wisdom, and intellectual thought deeper than the Mississippi river. A vote for Lewis is a vote for all that is good in the world.
And he liked good barbecue.
He's no Baxter Black, though.
I can't argue with that.
4 - 21 - 2 - 12 - 9 - 14
6 - 15 - 18
16 - 15 - 25

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Re: Greatest Thinker Showdown! Round 1D

Post by coco » Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:03 pm

A vote for Craig Ferguson is a vote for skeletal robots.
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Re: Greatest Thinker Showdown! Round 1D

Post by hugodrax » Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:55 pm

CPSN is calling it for St. Thomas Aquinas. Kind of shocking to watch a bunch of Protestants hate Catholicism so much they vote for a saint vs a crummy pope. :lol:
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Re: Greatest Thinker Showdown! Round 1D

Post by wosbald » Wed Jan 16, 2019 8:08 am

+JMJ+

Boethius beat Lonergan?!?

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Re: Greatest Thinker Showdown! Round 1D

Post by tuttle » Wed Jan 16, 2019 8:39 am

Nothin's over just yet, keep voting!
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Re: Greatest Thinker Showdown! Round 1D

Post by wosbald » Wed Jan 16, 2019 8:41 am

+JMJ+
tuttle wrote:
Wed Jan 16, 2019 8:39 am
Nothin's over just yet, keep voting!
Dude. Unlike the others, this poll seems closed.
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Re: Greatest Thinker Showdown! Round 1D

Post by hugodrax » Wed Jan 16, 2019 8:58 am

wosbald wrote:
Wed Jan 16, 2019 8:41 am
+JMJ+
tuttle wrote:
Wed Jan 16, 2019 8:39 am
Nothin's over just yet, keep voting!
Dude. Unlike the others, this poll seems closed.
Did tuttle Nehushtan it? I hear he Nehushtan’d it.
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Re: Greatest Thinker Showdown! Round 1D

Post by TNLawPiper » Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:30 am

wosbald wrote:
Wed Jan 16, 2019 8:41 am
+JMJ+
tuttle wrote:
Wed Jan 16, 2019 8:39 am
Nothin's over just yet, keep voting!
Dude. Unlike the others, this poll seems closed.
Au contraire, monsieur. Lonergan is tied now.

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Re: Greatest Thinker Showdown! Round 1D

Post by wosbald » Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:44 am

+JMJ+
TNLawPiper wrote:
Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:30 am
wosbald wrote:
Wed Jan 16, 2019 8:41 am
tuttle wrote:
Wed Jan 16, 2019 8:39 am
Nothin's over just yet, keep voting!
Dude. Unlike the others, this poll seems closed.
Au contraire, monsieur. Lonergan is tied now.
Then, contra the others, this one must not have revoting enabled.
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Re: Greatest Thinker Showdown! Round 1D

Post by tuttle » Thu Jan 17, 2019 8:13 am

Keep voting!

It's a battle of the B's! Bernard Lonergan and Boethius are currently tied.

I'll close the poll later this afternoon so break this tie!
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Re: Greatest Thinker Showdown! Round 1D

Post by hugodrax » Thu Jan 17, 2019 8:27 am

tuttle wrote:
Thu Jan 17, 2019 8:13 am
Keep voting!

It's a battle of the B's! Bernard Lonergan and Boethius are currently tied.

I'll close the poll later this afternoon so break this tie!
I cannot unless you let me change my vote.
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Re: Greatest Thinker Showdown! Round 1D

Post by tuttle » Thu Jan 17, 2019 9:51 am

I no longer have mod powers to give anyone the ability to change a vote.

If a mod could do that for me that'd be great.
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Re: Greatest Thinker Showdown! Round 1D

Post by coco » Thu Jan 17, 2019 1:51 pm

Users may now change their votes. This will be useful for the seven people who foolishly voted for Jordan Peterson.

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Re: Greatest Thinker Showdown! Round 1D

Post by coco » Thu Jan 17, 2019 1:57 pm

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