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Six Degrees of Separation: Fact or Fiction?

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Six Degrees of Separation: Fact or Fiction?

Postby Demure » Tue Dec 26, 2006 11:59 pm

By THOMAS BERMAN

Dec. 12, 2006 — Most people have heard of the "six degrees of separation" theory — the idea that everyone in the world is separated from everyone else by six links.

But is the notion just a pop culture myth or a fact of life?

"Primetime" resolved to find out by conducting a groundbreaking social experiment. With the help of Columbia University professor Duncan Watts, "Primetime" created a test that pitted real people against each other in a race to see who could connect themselves to a random third individual the fastest, and do it in an unusual way.

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Postby Demure » Wed Dec 27, 2006 12:01 am

I saw this on ABC the other night and it got me thinking if we try that in Somnet, it's likely it's 1 or 2 degree's of separation and that we probably all know each other or know of each other.

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Postby Niya » Wed Dec 27, 2006 12:04 am

Fact, especially in the Somali case. Just dare to give your full name to Cilmiile, and you will get a dossier on you family history Laughing

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Postby Gedo_Boy » Wed Dec 27, 2006 12:06 am

It's Faction.

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Postby Demure » Wed Dec 27, 2006 12:06 am

If he already did not figure it out that is. That guy scares me and Kambuli too Laughing

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Postby Ugaas Diini » Wed Dec 27, 2006 12:11 am

Lol@Gedoboy. Laughing

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Postby Ashlee~ » Wed Dec 27, 2006 12:13 am

I gave cilmiile my great great grandfathers name and my abtiris back and he was LIKE Shocked


OK he wasn't Laughing

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Postby Cawar » Wed Dec 27, 2006 12:23 am

Niya......I am appalled... Very Happy

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Postby Ashlee~ » Wed Dec 27, 2006 12:45 am

Mikey

I skimed through that it was a nice piece up

But its kinda obvious a JEW NAMED LOIS WEISBERG WOULD be connected TO EVERYONE Laughing

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Postby michael_ital » Wed Dec 27, 2006 12:47 am

Bin, that's well beyond normal though. That's downright freaky Laughing

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Postby Demure » Wed Dec 27, 2006 12:49 am

Mike, it was too long about I got the gist of it and it's crazy how some people just seem to be at the center of a string of different links.

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Postby Ashlee~ » Wed Dec 27, 2006 12:50 am

Mikey

I know what you mean. But its says she's worked with doctors lawyers actors flea market aficionados etc Laughing

I am probably connect to some crazy pigmy from rwanda by some of my hutu......ahem I mean hawiye relatives. Laughing So I am not suprised

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Postby Qaarxiye » Wed Dec 27, 2006 1:48 am

Ay yo............fuk this mumbo jumbo.



You know what a great phenomenon is..........


The Currency................yes think about it, that bill you have went around the world and back, how many hands it traded, once lost and then found, could be in LA one minute, the probably in canada hours later. how many famous people had it, how many hands it exchanged, how many people where kill over it?, how many people with aids or hiv had it? how many people in somalinet actually had the same currency one point or another. sh1t the $100 bill in my wallet once belong to or stolen, robbed from Demure, qansa, niya, basar ( disgusting ) but you get my point right?

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Postby muslim-man » Wed Dec 27, 2006 1:57 am

Qaarxiye,

There was a rumor back in the 80s that the $1 (I believe) had remnants of cocaine on it (because of people using it to snort coke), they ran some tests & yes indeed it was true, small remnant, but true.

I saw it on some show called "Urban legends" on TLC.


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