Are we all getting chipped in 2013?

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Are we all getting chipped in 2013?

Postby LunarRaptor » Tue Sep 04, 2012 2:36 am

I keep hearing buzz about ObamaCare forcing everyone to get chipped in March 2013. I think it's a hoax, but does anyone know something I don't?
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Re: Are we all getting chipped in 2013?

Postby Sonic# » Tue Sep 04, 2012 3:35 am

Let's think about this practically.

Does it seem like the government could operate efficiently enough to get a chip into everyone in six months? No. Could they keep the order of 300 million microchips a secret? Probably not. Was this ever a talking point in legal decisions about the healthcare law? No.

Also, this: http://www.snopes.com/politics/medical/microchip.asp
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Re: Are we all getting chipped in 2013?

Postby LunarRaptor » Tue Sep 04, 2012 3:40 am

In other words, we'd need unified government that actually gets along in order for this to happen.

Isn't snopes Democratically owned, though? Are they really reliable in this case?
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Re: Are we all getting chipped in 2013?

Postby Imperial Knight » Tue Sep 04, 2012 3:58 am

LunarRaptor wrote:Isn't snopes Democratically owned, though?


Nope

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Re: Are we all getting chipped in 2013?

Postby LunarRaptor » Tue Sep 04, 2012 4:05 am

That is very good to know. Sorry if I come across as clueless. In this vast sea called the internet, I'm not always sure where to get accurate information.
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Re: Are we all getting chipped in 2013?

Postby Kizyr » Tue Sep 04, 2012 4:36 am

Email forwards from grandma are the most accurate source of information ever. KF
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Re: Are we all getting chipped in 2013?

Postby Alunissage » Tue Sep 04, 2012 5:06 am

Imperial Knight wrote:
LunarRaptor wrote:Isn't snopes Democratically owned, though?


Nope

Is there also a Snopes article about factcheck.org's ownership?

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Re: Are we all getting chipped in 2013?

Postby LunarRaptor » Tue Sep 04, 2012 5:46 am

I didn't find an article about FactCheck.org's ownership, but according to the citation at Wikipedia, it's an apolitical website.
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Re: Are we all getting chipped in 2013?

Postby LunarRaptor » Tue Sep 04, 2012 5:56 am

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Re: Are we all getting chipped in 2013?

Postby Werefrog » Tue Sep 04, 2012 1:24 pm

Yes. But, it doesn't have to do with healthcare. We're all getting V-Chipped. It was the only way to control the Internet.

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Re: Are we all getting chipped in 2013?

Postby drumlord » Tue Sep 04, 2012 3:53 pm

We are all already chipped ;)
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Re: Are we all getting chipped in 2013?

Postby LunarRaptor » Tue Sep 04, 2012 7:25 pm

V-Chipped? But those don't go in people. So our computers are getting V-Chipped next?
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Re: Are we all getting chipped in 2013?

Postby S.ninja » Tue Sep 04, 2012 7:50 pm

Kizyr wrote:Email forwards from grandma are the most accurate source of information ever. KF



LOL!!

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Re: Are we all getting chipped in 2013?

Postby WhiteKnightLeo » Tue Sep 04, 2012 10:42 pm

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Re: Are we all getting chipped in 2013?

Postby Werefrog » Wed Sep 05, 2012 1:59 am

What if my grandma doesn't have a computer? Is there another source of information I can turn to in these uncertain times?

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Re: Are we all getting chipped in 2013?

Postby Undine » Wed Sep 05, 2012 2:30 am

I chipped myself in preparation for the coming Great Dorito/Pringle War.

Pretty sure you can read about it on Snopes.

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Re: Are we all getting chipped in 2013?

Postby Werefrog » Wed Sep 05, 2012 2:48 am

Undine wrote:I chipped myself in preparation for the coming Great Dorito/Pringle War.


I'm assuming that Tostitos will be an ally to Doritos, right?

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Re: Are we all getting chipped in 2013?

Postby Jenner » Wed Sep 05, 2012 3:31 am

In the year 2013 all potato chips will be chipped.
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Re: Are we all getting chipped in 2013?

Postby Imperial Knight » Wed Sep 05, 2012 3:37 am

Jenner wrote:In the year 2013 all potato chips will be chipped.


I can only hope that the chips in the chips will be chipped, and that those chips will also be chipped, and those chips...

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Re: Are we all getting chipped in 2013?

Postby LunarRaptor » Wed Sep 05, 2012 4:25 am

Oh, I see.

You can take my freedom, but you can never take my Pringles! Especially not the cheddar kind...damn it, I made my own mouth water thinking about those things.
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