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58 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 20 August 2007 09:13PM

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Comment author: ron 27 August 2007 07:14:58AM 1 point [-]

I find it difficult to believe that none of the students would have guessed that the plate was turned around.

Comment author: Benevolence 10 July 2012 08:06:47PM *  3 points [-]

Or is this just hindsight bias?

Edit: im a fool, new to posting on LW, just noticed the date. Point still stands though (not that i expect a reply)

Comment author: DaFranker 10 July 2012 08:19:14PM 4 points [-]

You are not a fool... or so I want to believe anyway.

The Welcome to LessWrong page tells us that it's fine to just resume discussion even on old posts if you think there's something to add, and that sometimes new discussions started this way can be worth more than "not wasting your time" replying to old comments. Though of course, if you want a reply from the original author of the comment, you might want to first check if that user is still around, I reckon.

Comment author: Benevolence 11 July 2012 12:17:47AM 1 point [-]

Ahh, thank you for the link DaFranker.