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Comment author: Lumifer 30 November 2016 03:35:46PM 5 points [-]

I don't make deliberately erroneous claims (unless I'm trolling which happens very rarely on LW and is obvious). I sometimes make claims without describing my confidence in them which, I think, is pretty normal. Offering an observation or an assertion up for debate so that it may be confirmed or debunked is one of the standard ways of how conversations work.

I am not sure what do you want me to do. My comments are already peppered with "I think...", and "seems to me...", and other expressions like that. Would you like me to make no errors? I would gladly oblige if only you show me how.

Comment author: John_Maxwell_IV 01 December 2016 09:25:49AM 4 points [-]

I'll try to give you more specific feedback if I get frustrated by your comments again in the future.