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    Default Anyone else following the Goldacre Vs McKeith twitter fight?

    Rule #1 Don't take on the nerds on their own turf.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pondlife View Post
    Rule #1 Don't take on the nerds on their own turf.
    Never heard of it.

    Just googled it.

    Just read it.

    Wish I'd never heard of it.

    Thats 3 minutes of my life I will never get back. Thanks Pondlife

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    It would have been much quicker to just type 'no'

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    Hmm, according to David Naylor she's now trying to pretend that the relevant twitter account isn't hers, but unfortunately hasn't realised that commenting the link to it out of the source of her web site merely hides it, it doesn't remove it:


    <!--<div id="gillianssocialnetwork">
    <a href="http://twitter.com/gillianmckeith" target="_blank" title="Follow Gillian on Twitter"><img src="i/twitter.jpg" alt="Twitter" width="39" height="44" border="0" class="networkicon" /></a>
    <a href="http://www.facebook.com/GillianMcKeithOFFICIAL" target="_blank" title="Gillian's facebook Page"><img src="i/facebook.jpg" alt="Facebook" width="39" height="44" border="0" class="networkicon" /></a>
    <a href="http://www.youtube.com/user/gillianmckeithTV" target="_blank" title="Gillian's YouTube Channel"><img src="i/youtube.jpg" alt="Gillian's YouTube Channel" width="39" height="44" border="0" class="networkicon" /></a>
    <a href="http://uk.linkedin.com/in/gillianmckeith" target="_blank" title="Gillian on LinkdIn"><img src="i/linkdin.jpg" alt="Gillian on LinkdIn" width="39" height="44" border="0" class="networkicon" /></a></div>
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    Looks like that mail-order PhD of hers didn't come with a copy of FrontPage 97 for Dummies

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    All online presences are fake, so it must have been someone other than her that tweeted it. From the account that is linked to from her official page. And from her official YouTube channel.

    It was probably Spartacus that did it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NickFitz View Post
    Hmm, according to David Naylor she's now trying to pretend that the relevant twitter account isn't hers, but unfortunately hasn't realised that commenting the link to it out of the source of her web site merely hides it, it doesn't remove it:


    <!--<div id="gillianssocialnetwork">
    <a href="http://twitter.com/gillianmckeith" target="_blank" title="Follow Gillian on Twitter"><img src="i/twitter.jpg" alt="Twitter" width="39" height="44" border="0" class="networkicon" /></a>
    <a href="http://www.facebook.com/GillianMcKeithOFFICIAL" target="_blank" title="Gillian's facebook Page"><img src="i/facebook.jpg" alt="Facebook" width="39" height="44" border="0" class="networkicon" /></a>
    <a href="http://www.youtube.com/user/gillianmckeithTV" target="_blank" title="Gillian's YouTube Channel"><img src="i/youtube.jpg" alt="Gillian's YouTube Channel" width="39" height="44" border="0" class="networkicon" /></a>
    <a href="http://uk.linkedin.com/in/gillianmckeith" target="_blank" title="Gillian on LinkdIn"><img src="i/linkdin.jpg" alt="Gillian on LinkdIn" width="39" height="44" border="0" class="networkicon" /></a></div>
    <div class="rightcolitems">Do you social network? So does Gillian! Follow her on the links above</div><br />-->


    Looks like that mail-order PhD of hers didn't come with a copy of FrontPage 97 for Dummies
    No, but she bought a masters in html
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    Quote Originally Posted by norrahe View Post
    No, but she bought a masters in html
    Gillian Mckeith, Gina Ford, Melanie Phillips - why is it usually women that don't do logic?
    On a serious note, all of them are causing severe damage to society with their ill-judged and frankly pig ignorant opinions

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    Quote Originally Posted by sasguru View Post
    Gillian Mckeith, Gina Ford, Melanie Phillips - why is it usually women that don't do logic?
    On a serious note, all of them are causing severe damage to society with their ill-judged and frankly pig ignorant opinions
    You forgot the dumb American bitch Ann Coulter from your list.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sasguru View Post
    Gillian Mckeith, Gina Ford, Melanie Phillips - why is it usually women that don't do logic?
    On a serious note, all of them are causing severe damage to society with their ill-judged and frankly pig ignorant opinions
    There are plenty of men named and shamed in Goldacre's book Bad Science - Professor Patrick Holford gets a whole chapter to himself for the rubbish he talks about nutrition (including claiming that Vitamin C is more effective against HIV than AZT is), and the chapter about Matthias Rath (who persuaded the South African government that garlic was an effective cure for AIDS and "Western" medicines were poison) had to be left out of the first edition because he sued Goldacre and The Grauniad for libel in a case that cost them around 500,000 before it was finally thrown out.

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