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Old 11-06-2013, 10:26 PM   #445
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Default Re: Captain America 2: News and Speculation - Part 10

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Originally Posted by TheHeatKitchen View Post
Isn't that El Mayimbe's prime logic? You can make something up and when it doesn't happen, you can claim it WAS true, but your leak caused them to change it.
Yep. El Mayimbe basically uses fortune teller techniques to sell himself as an oracle: vague statements, odds-on guesses, and unfalsifiable "scoops." Make sure to make hay whenever your "right", and do your best to make everyone forget when your wrong. Combine that with some good old pandering to the audience. . .

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