Archive for January 31st, 2008

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Magic Uprights

January 31, 2008
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Whether it involves changing the rules midstream to provide oneself a “hit” or your opponent a “miss”, this emblem is attached to a Chamber comment that “moves the goal posts” in a debate.

For a generic example:

Netizen A claims X is true.  Netizen B claims X is false.  When confronted with overwhelming evidence that supports Netizen A’s argument, Netizen B insists X doesn’t matter because of Y.  (argument might then shift to debate validity of Y)