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Trying to Jimmy the door lock when the back window is covered by plastic sheeting and duct tape.

This one just makes me shake my head,

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Please vote for Joe Biden,
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It is truly mind boggling just how stupid so damn many people really are.
The icing on the cake is the amount of illiteracy I see everywhere.
Is it just that people are talking into their phones and the translation comes out bad?
I don’t know about you but I don’t thing Boyal is even a real word.

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Just move to Florida then ya stupid bitch.
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Some people are not only ignorant, they are annoying as hell too.
Anybody ever meet a Vegan who won’t stop reminding you that they are a Vegan?
This moron doesn’t even know what it really means and STILL does it!
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"The icing on the cake is the amount of illiteracy I see everywhere. ".
There is a fix for that, at least, according to Bernie: become a socialist nation like Cuba and shoot anyone above six years old who can't read.
 

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For some perspective;

The world will always have people who are ignorant about things others think are common sense. It will also always have people who judge others who are ignorant of things, with those judging feeling superior, and calling others stupid. I've been on both sides of the behavior, being called stupid for example as a kid because I didn't understand baseball (no dad to teach me) when the other kids thought it common sense. I've also done my share of teasing the fool.

None of us like to admit it, but most of us has done our fair share of stupid behaviors. The good news is that the human brain is an amazing thing when the person with one is given a fair chance at being taught how to use it to potential. The bad news is that the same brain can be highly educated and still make bad decisions and reach irrational conclusions motivated by all manner of psychological neurosis.

The next time you judge someone as stupid, consider that about 50% of intelligence is genetic with a great deal of other factors having to do with a long list of things out of the persons control (e.g. parenting, social class, learning opportunities). Point being, a lot of 'stupid' people never got the chances you did.

Be wary of the Dunning-Kruger effect

As Charles Darwin wrote in his book The Descent of Man, "Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge."
 

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there is uneducated... on one or more subjects...

stupid.. there is no limit to it.. bottomless pit..

ask any mechanic that has worked over 5 years. working with the public customers...
aka dealerships, independent garages..
 

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on a Ford forum recently

a guy asked for the V6 firing order..
another guy said having coil over spark plug does not need a firing order.. the computer will adjust to the change...

WHAT THE HELL
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on a Ford forum recently

a guy asked for the V6 firing order..
another guy said having coil over spark plug does not need a firing order.. the computer will adjust to the change...

WHAT THE HELL !!!!!!!!
There's someone you replacing your plugs, eh?

Uh, I fergit which wire went where, but it won't matter anywho.
 

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on a Ford forum recently

a guy asked for the V6 firing order..
another guy said having coil over spark plug does not need a firing order.. the computer will adjust to the change...

WHAT THE HELL !!!!!!!!

A quick Google search shows the V6 firing order as; 1–4–2–5–3–6. Why is this question stupid?
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Okay, maybe that wasn't fair.

Chuck, care to elaborate?

But, sorry, that was funny!
 

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I guess.. English and a keyboard is NOT my Friend..

the question of the V6 Firing order was NOT the issue..
the answer WAS..


I hope I do NOT need to explain ..
Nope, your English was fine. The disconnect happened at the other end in this case I think. It's all good, it happens. Sometimes it's funny.
 

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Were you making a weak joke, or did you truly not understand Chuck's example of stupidity?
No criticism offered nor implied .... just curious.
Well if it was a joke, then I, for one, thought it was hilarious. :LOL:

If it wasn't, well sometimes we just need to be able to laugh at ourselves. That's why after I posted I thought maybe my memes weren't fair. I considered maybe HOP just didn't see it. It happens, no criticism, just laughs. Either way, it was a highlight in this thread.
 

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I guess.. English and a keyboard is NOT my Friend..

the question of the V6 Firing order was NOT the issue..
the answer WAS..


I hope I do NOT need to explain ..
Yes, please elaborate on the phrase, "having coil over spark plug does not need a firing order" Does this mean having an ignition coil placed in orientation over a spark plug? Having coil over could also be read as having coil instead of (e.g., He chooses a coil over a spark plug).

The irony of this thread is the display of misconceptions regarding what is/isn't "stupid" . For example, if the forum was full of English Majors they might consider the Chuck_VTX F post a display of stupid punctuation and grammar. I read the post as two different examples of someone posting on the Ford forum, one asking about firing order and the other giving bad information about the firing order. If you break your sentence into two phrases with the first ending with '...' it may make the reader think they are two different statements, such as how I read it. Also, It could be argued that it's 'stupid' to assume all readers would understand the stupidity of the post without explaining how it is such.

People often misunderstand what someone is trying to express and then they may jump to a conclusion that they are not at fault for misunderstanding, but rather the person they misunderstood said something stupid.

Of course I'm not playing the game here, which consists of reinforcing our belief that we aren't stupid but others are.
 

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The response;
another guy said having coil over spark plug does not need a firing order.. the computer will adjust to the change...
Was a stupid response. If one doesn't know what coil over spark plug is, then one likely can't offer a helpful answer. One may have been ignorant in the ways of coil over spark plug, one was stupid to assert an answer based in ignorance.

If you didn't get why that was stupid, then it's fine to ask, but you made the assumption it was the question that was assumed stupid. Missing the point entirely. That was not stupid on your part, but it was funny. At least it was to me, and it appears also a few others. One can choose, now, to feel somehow diminished by an innocent guffaw and feel sorry for themselves, or one can get a good chuckle from their misunderstanding and move forward.

Chuck didn't say anything stupid. It was clear, and understood. If one is not automotive in knowledge or experience, then one wouldn't get why it was stupid. No matter, it was not a requirement. Like most jokes, not everyone gets it. There's lot's of references here I don't get, and when I'm curious I ask. If I'm laughed at, it,s probably because it was funny. Glad I could brighten someone's day. I do get top laugh at myself on occasion as well, 'cause I'm a funny guy :D

Maybe Chuck will elaborate on why coil over spark plug needs a firing order, but I think at this point it's just better to believe such a system does and move on.

It's all good, no need to beat it up.(y)
 

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firing order....

you can not change the input wires to the coil.. from one cylinder to another...
you can change the coil from one cylinder to another..

computer knows cylinder 1 etc.. but needs to know supply wires from computer to cylinder #1 is correct.
same with all the other cylinders.

computer can NOT change the drivers to each cylinder.
coil driver 1 goes to cylinder 1
etc.

timing.....
distributor . rotate for advance or retard timing..
computer does it by changing the time the coil trigger signal is sent.
aka design set zero.. not true engine zero timing.
 

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Yes, my English is not that good. (no English major here.)

D's all thru school..

as I have said here and to many customers..
you want your bill to have correct English and grammar
or you want your bill's math to be correct .. ( and your car/bike fixed )
you can NOT have both..
:)

I can communicate better with engines then humans...

but then.. most cannot drive English.. but most need/want to drive a car,
or motorcycle.
 
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