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51 Post author: Alicorn 19 February 2010 12:18AM

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Comment author: private_messaging 03 February 2015 01:07:11AM *  -1 points [-]

Well, the way I would put it, someone who's getting a job at McDonalds is exceedingly unlikely to say out of the blue that they're joining a doomsday cult, while someone who's joining a doomsday cult is pretty likely to get told that they're joining a doomsday cult, at one point or the other (or to anticipate such a remark), and thus doesn't have to be uttering something irrelevant out of the blue.