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  1. BluntForceTrama Red Belt

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    Philosophy 1 or critical thinking was a favorite of mine back in college

    big bonus points for anyone who can tell me what fallacy is being committed with the above, the presumptuous premise in this being I'm an expert and you're a noob

    it's a terrible argument especially when the fights indeed sucked ass

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_fallacies
     
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  2. Headkicktoleg Banned Banned

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    You know you're a casual if you try to convince yourself with psycho-bable about how you're not a casual
     
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    If you have different opinion than me
     
  4. OneManGang Brown Belt

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    “There are no archaeological proofs that casuals ever existed.”
    - Kenny Florian
     
  5. CerebralKnievel Gold Belt

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    ...I dont know, but I suppose one could argue that the use of the term "casual" on here could be labeled a definist fallacy.

    That said, I was editing through the majority of the card, so wasn't really entertained or disappointed. It happened - that much I believe.
     
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  7. Fergelmince Red Belt

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    ...if you think title shots are 100% earned in the octagon.
     
  8. 13Seconds Silver Belt

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    I would say you're a casual if you don’t know the name of every current champ.
     
  9. Shaddows Steel Belt

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    I think the definition of casual is someone who only know popular fighters.
    And because they are popular, they think it means good (or great, GOAT, whatever).
    And they want their opinion to be considered as much as someone who has followed the sport for long, knows most of the aspects of MMA (Ground game, grappling, Standup) and knows all fighters in that specific fighter's division, so they are able to proper assess if said fighter is truly good or not.
     
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  10. west42 Brown Belt

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    If you don't think the main event last night was the most thrilling fight of 2021, you're a casual
     
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    Philo is a stupid subject.
    No true Scotsman
     
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  12. Just Creed Gold Belt

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    Does this include wmma champions?
     
  13. TempleoftheDog Brown Belt

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    You’re a pathetic casual if you ever use mmath in any way, shape, or form. I don’t care if you’ve watched every UFC fight live since UFC 1. In fact the longer you’ve been watching only makes you look more ridiculous if you ever use mmath.
     
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  14. BluntForceTrama Red Belt

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    It's so lazy to call someone a casual because he/she didn't 'appreciate ' the same fights as you
     
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    I'm 100% casual, boyo. Dana has gotten 0 cents from me for the past 2 years
     
  16. Volador Brown Belt

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    Casuals don't like strategic fights without KO's
    You didn't like this strategic fight without a KO
    Therefore you're a casual

    It's fallacious because casuals aren't the only ones who don't like strategic fights without KO's, there's plenty of hardcores that don't like them either. You can disagree with them, but that doesn't mean they are casuals, if we define casuals as "having a passing interest" or "only watching main events".

    Not sure which fallacy it would be, It might depend on how it's being presented. But it could be "affirming the consequent". It might be true that casuals don't like strategic fights, but it doesn't follow that because you didn't like a strategic fight, then you're a casual. Just like all dogs have four legs, but it doesn't follow that any animal with four legs must be a dog.

    With that said, last night's fights were dogshit anyway.
     
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    Yes it does man... Even if you don’t like WMMA as a hardcore, you know who Nunes, Shevchenko and Zhang are...
     
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  18. Just Creed Gold Belt

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    I had to google it to remind myself. For some reason I thought Nicco Montano was still a champ
     
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    "Casuals" are the ones who DO buy PPV's.
     
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    If you don’t have a ufc glove tattooed on your hand
     

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