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    Lightbulb Skeptics in the Pub - Portsmouth

    Thought I'd post this here as I know this forum has a number of like-minded people with interests in science, rational thinking and of course, beer!

    I'm currently organising a Skeptics in the Pub (Skeptics in the Pub) meeting for the 25th January 2011 7:00PM at:

    The Mermaid
    222 New Road
    PO2 7RW

    This is an off-shoot from the Hampshire Skeptics Society.

    The pub have agreed to do some snacks too - trying to get an idea of numbers before we've had a meeting is near impossible! If you'd like to attend drop me a PM, reply on this thread, join our facebook group (Portsmouth Skeptics in the Pub ( Pompey SitP ) | Facebook) or Twitter feed @sitpportsmouth

    I'd urge anyone interested in attending or speaking to get involved - we are talking to some very interesting people at the moment!

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    I used to live near there (a few hundred yards either side - obviously at 2 different times)!

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    I might be interested in popping along.

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    It's a lovely part of the world I live very nearby now.

    @Disease - the more the merrier

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    I don't believe it'll ever happen so there's no point!


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    Sounds really good but it's a bit far for us - there isn't one near us unfortunately

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    Quote Originally Posted by mark View Post
    I don't believe it'll ever happen so there's no point!


    hehe You might be skeptical and it still does... that's the beauty!

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    I can see that's going to be a bundle of fun:

    'Mmm, this beer tastes really nice'
    'There is no empirical evidence for that, so your talking rubbish'

    Ever the skeptic

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    Quote Originally Posted by teejay View Post
    I can see that's going to be a bundle of fun:

    'Mmm, this beer tastes really nice'
    'There is no empirical evidence for that, so your talking rubbish'

    Ever the skeptic
    How is there no empirical evidence for beer tasting nice? I have loads!

    You're talking rubbish!

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    Point proven lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by teejay View Post
    Point proven lol.
    I think you need to conduct your own research or wait for mine to be published and peer reviewed. I keep getting distracted or I fall over...

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    I'll start formulating the peer review straight away.

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    Quote Originally Posted by teejay View Post
    I'll start formulating the peer review straight away.
    Did I mention there's a skeptical meet up in a place that provides plenty of alcohol? :P

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    I might even try to go. Gathering evidence for the existence of a "Sceptics Group" of course!

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    I am naturally sceptical about any group that uses an American spelling...suggest the involvement of foreign government agencies perhaps?

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