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When scientists troll
« on: December 31, 2016, 03:28:44 am »
An acquaintance of an acquaintance submitted this to one of those bullshit predatory journals, and they published it.

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http://medcraveonline.com/JNHFE/JNHFE-05-00183.pdf
“I’m guessing it was January 2007, a meeting in Bethesda, we got a bag of bees and just started smashing them on the desk,” Charles Wick said. “It was very complicated.”


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Re: When scientists troll
« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2016, 06:37:41 am »
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anal sensations have been documented
to  be  quite  different  based  on  multiple  factors,  including  stomach  pH,  overall  nerve 
desensitization,  height,  weight,  and  salsa  preference.

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This is great!
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Re: When scientists troll
« Reply #2 on: December 31, 2016, 03:46:14 pm »
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anal sensations have been documented
to  be  quite  different  based  on  multiple  factors,  including  stomach  pH,  overall  nerve 
desensitization,  height,  weight,  and  salsa  preference.

:lulz:

This is great!

I can't help thinking it must have been incredibly fun to write, too. I bet they laughed so hard.
“I’m guessing it was January 2007, a meeting in Bethesda, we got a bag of bees and just started smashing them on the desk,” Charles Wick said. “It was very complicated.”


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Re: When scientists troll
« Reply #3 on: December 31, 2016, 09:29:08 pm »
Bonus your acquaintance of an acquaintance can put published author on his/her CV.

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Re: When scientists troll
« Reply #4 on: December 31, 2016, 10:43:20 pm »
Bonus your acquaintance of an acquaintance can put published author on his/her CV.

I am fairly certain she already does. :)
“I’m guessing it was January 2007, a meeting in Bethesda, we got a bag of bees and just started smashing them on the desk,” Charles Wick said. “It was very complicated.”


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Re: When scientists troll
« Reply #5 on: January 02, 2017, 09:45:28 pm »
Is this the same journal that published something made with autocomplete?
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Re: When scientists troll
« Reply #7 on: January 02, 2017, 09:53:21 pm »
If the answer is Donald J Trump then it must have been a fucking stupid question.
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Re: When scientists troll
« Reply #8 on: January 03, 2017, 05:28:40 pm »
Is this the same journal that published something made with autocomplete?

Probably not, but almost certainly a clone thereof.
“I’m guessing it was January 2007, a meeting in Bethesda, we got a bag of bees and just started smashing them on the desk,” Charles Wick said. “It was very complicated.”


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Re: When scientists troll
« Reply #9 on: January 03, 2017, 05:31:35 pm »
http://www.bartneck.de/2016/10/20/ios-just-got-a-paper-on-nuclear-physics-accepted-at-a-scientific-conference/

 :lulz: wow.

And these pay-to-play organizations also give shysters and charlatans an avenue for "publishing" their disreputable research papers, affording them the veneer of credibility to the vast majority of the public who have no way of knowing any better.
“I’m guessing it was January 2007, a meeting in Bethesda, we got a bag of bees and just started smashing them on the desk,” Charles Wick said. “It was very complicated.”


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Re: When scientists troll
« Reply #10 on: January 13, 2017, 01:09:21 pm »
"fed them to 11 undergraduates"

I needed that laughter