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[edit] It's All About the Trend

Oh dear, Ken and Andy aren't going to like this: Google Trends If you look at the entire range, you can see just how far the mighty have fallen. Meanwhile, slow and steady wins the race...Tacitus (talk) 07:59, 18 August 2014 (UTC)

... Canada has more search volume for RW than the U.S. does? Interesting. - Grant (talk) 16:03, 18 August 2014 (UTC)
Canadians pondering the wisdom of those living south of the border? Or, to paraphrase my favorite blogger (BikeSnobNYC), it's Canada checking its (geographic) underpants, looking for stains. MarmotHead (talk) 16:20, 18 August 2014 (UTC)
Ha! Well said. The relative appearance of insanity in the States (especially in the Bible Belt) is certainly a topic a conversation among many people I know. - Grant (talk) 16:32, 18 August 2014 (UTC)
I'm hoping there will be at least one more spike. Andy has plenty of crazy left, something has to go viral again. Occasionaluse (talk) 19:30, 18 August 2014 (UTC)
So what happened at the end? Did I miss the apocalypse? Redchuck.gif ГенгисYou have the right to be offended; and I have the right to offend you. Moderator 07:26, 19 August 2014 (UTC)
About the Canadian thing, it's probably because of our Stephen Harper page. We document his stupidity in an easier format than wikipedia. ClothCoat (talk) 22:40, 28 August 2014 (UTC)

[edit] Ken uses "beta males"

lololololimg I guess he fancies himself a pickup artist, now?--"Shut up, Brx." 19:28, 23 August 2014 (UTC)

Doesn't Ken have a hard-on for PUA and lover of young girls, Vox Day? PsyGremlin講話 11:45, 24 August 2014 (UTC)

It looks like the poor whacko is having an episode. He's been polishing his obesity turds for about eight hours straight. Whoover (talk) 05:53, 25 August 2014 (UTC)

He's not a whacko he is a nasty cowardly bully. I don't think he posted "An overweight Chinese student weeps after a light exercise during training at a camp held for overweight children at a local university on July 16, 2014 in Beijing, China." by coincidence, he posted it just as Andy posts a homework lecture for his students.--Mercian (talk) 10:00, 25 August 2014 (UTC)
Of course he's a nasty cowardly bully. But is it a choice or was he born that way? I think he has a genetic predisposition to his offensive lifestyle. Whoover (talk) 14:30, 25 August 2014 (UTC)

The Hell? Doesn't that literally argue that people are apes? Is this seriously a "I reject evolution, but I accept this overly simplistic application of it" thing? Oh, Ken, if only you followed more modern, advanced studies of eusocial mammals. Ikanreed (talk) 14:59, 25 August 2014 (UTC)

You can tell Ken's never left the US. He's writing about how big chain hotels in China have... gasp... buffets. Newsflash, Ken. Big hotels everywhere in Asia have buffets. It isn't the locals that frequent them for the most part, they're too expensive. --JeevesMkII The gentleman's gentleman at the other site 20:37, 25 August 2014 (UTC)
I would have to challenge you on that. Living in Buffalo, I'm sure he has visited Canada. Redchuck.gif Генгисmarauding Moderator 19:25, 26 August 2014 (UTC)
I'm not wading through the obesity cesspool, but has anyone done so sufficiently to understand Ken's explanation for the world-class levels of obesity in the US? I notice that article is missing. It would also presumably address the states with the top 15 obesity rank: Mississippi, West Virginia, Alabama, Louisiana, South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Michigan, Indiana, Georgia, Missouri, Alaska and Texas versus their low-rank counterparts: Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Vermont, Rhode Island, Montana, Utah, DC, New Jersey, California, Arizona, Florida, New Mexico and New York. It must be because American Exceptionalism. Whoover (talk) 21:54, 25 August 2014 (UTC)
Ah, but Chuck Norris. Ruddager (talk) 03:43, 26 August 2014 (UTC)
I love how Ken's source for the Chinese buffets is Yahoo! Answers. He did try to rewrite the information without just plagiarizing it, bless him. However, it still reads much more like the travel advice it was meant to be (There's a Brazilian place in Guangzhou where they cut the meat in front of you) rather than criticism of the fast fattening society. I also love the heading "China and Western style food restaurants and China has rapidly become the biggest beer market". It's nearly as long as the section underneath it. In fact, it's virtually identical to the section underneath it. Spud (talk) 05:45, 27 August 2014 (UTC)
I don't get it. Is China more atheistic now or something? What is explaining this astonishing rise in obesity? (Yes, yes, I know: a nation of growing wealth eating more red meat and delicacies.)
Also, am I misremembering, or didn't Conservative previously claim that Christianity is growing fast in China today? Phiwum (talk) 03:10, 28 August 2014 (UTC)
For that matter, I wonder why Conservative has an article about the second most obese nation rather than one about the first. Phiwum (talk) 13:18, 28 August 2014 (UTC)

[edit] And what happened then? Andy's perspective grew three sizes that day.

Well well well.img Some context: Joaquin makes a tone-deaf (for conservapedia) addition on MPR.img Predictably some of the other editors get up in arms over it, but everyone is too chickenshit to do anything since Andy semi-tacitly endorses the entry by making a few minor edits.img

Jpatt is especially pissed.img But good ol' Andy is here to give some perspective, all oh no wait it's not just dirty Muslims getting screwed over by Isreal it's also Catholics, my people. People I care aboot. Oh noes who could have known. Conservatives' lack of imagination continues to astound me. Shakedangle (talk) 19:20, 28 August 2014 (UTC)

It is quite funny to watch the other sysops screw with JPratt's black and white belief system. Maybe he'll stop leeching of cp's dwindling reputation on twitter out of protest. --JeevesMkII The gentleman's gentleman at the other site 20:45, 28 August 2014 (UTC)
Just checked out JPratt's twitter. Pretty typical stuff I guess for a Tea Partier. I really do hope he takes his ball and leaves the mostly empty playground. Shakedangle (talk) 21:27, 28 August 2014 (UTC)
And now some trimmingimg of teapartycrusaders links. Apparently they're monotonous. I had a really hard time spelling monotonous, possibly due to my inebriated state. If only I came in 3rd in a spelling bee, at some point in my past, possibly. Shakedangle (talk) 23:24, 28 August 2014 (UTC)

[edit] Ken, you daft wazzock!

No, Ken. British kids saying "awesome' has got bugger all to do with Conservapedia's manual of styleimg. If you read the sodding Daily Fail article, you'll see it says nothing about Britons no longer writing "colour" and "centre", writing "August 29, 2014" instead of "29th August 1973" or saying "have gotten" instead of "have got". What it is about is language evolving, with some words coming into British English from American popular culture, as they have done since at least the days of the first "talkies". It's nothing new and definitely not a victory for anything connected to Conservapedia. You great berk! Spud (talk) 07:33, 29 August 2014 (UTC)

Wow. That is lame by even Ken's low standards. Acei9 08:07, 29 August 2014 (UTC)
It amuses me when I'm in the USA and hear Americans say things like "bollocks", so the traffic would appear to be two-way.--Fergus Mason If in the first act you have hung a pistol on the wall, then in the following one it should be fired. Otherwise don't put it there. - Anton Chekov 19:35, 30 August 2014 (UTC)
This has been happening since WW2 and especially since the late 50's. Interesting how Darwinism is responsible for food shortages though[1]img. Nothing to do with climate change, wet summers and warm winters. I never saw snow once last winter and I live in Derbyshire.--Mercian (talk) 20:48, 30 August 2014 (UTC)

[edit] New Article Has Promise

It's nice to see Andy's interest in CP has returned, and Atheistic Scienceimg is his latest project. He's been going on about how the Bible would have told Napa residents to buy earthquake insuranceimg. As usual, the linked article says nothing about people being misled as to the risk by atheists but is about how the premiums are too expensive. The Atheistic Science article looks to collect all his crackpot science in one place. Quantum mechanics is about chaos aka Satan. Atheist scientists insist that the Second Law of Thermodynamics is irrelevant to systems subject to the external application of energy, so their pseudo-science evolution will work. Can relativity be far behind?Whoover (talk) 06:49, 31 August 2014 (UTC)

Well, we've had Jewish science and Deutsche Physik , so why not Atheistic Science? Then again, how many diseases have the "scientists" at CMI cured? Come on, Ken, I'm sure you'll have the answer. PsyGremlin講話 08:58, 31 August 2014 (UTC)
if he really works at it then it could be comedy gold; it may even revive some interest in the site. Redchuck.gif Генгисevolving Moderator 14:06, 31 August 2014 (UTC)
Andy truly is a fucking idiot. How did this man get a master's degree from a real university? Snrub (talk) 15:44, 31 August 2014 (UTC)
Engineering is a common degree for young-earth creationists. They seem to think it gives them just as much authority on teaching evolution as a Doctor of Sociology. Either that or it's just a traditional, conservative, Christian career option.-- Forerunner (talk) 15:58, 31 August 2014 (UTC)
The amazing thing is that they can get an engineering degree while still somehow convincing themselves not to understand the 2nd law of thermodynamics. It's like somehow trapping a smart person inside you and only letting them out at work. The rest of the time that person can still see, hear and feel everything you do and say but is powerless to stop the bullshit. They try to scream, "I'm not retarded really!" but no-one can hear them. It is no use trying to escape, you think, I am doing God's work. Fonzie (talk) 20:56, 31 August 2014 (UTC)
It is possible to squeak through an electrical engineering degree without significant exposure to thermodynamics. That's more of a mechanical engineering thing, or perhaps chemical. Complex numbers are pretty essential to things like Fourier transforms, though. Sprocket J Cogswell (talk) 21:13, 31 August 2014 (UTC)
Andy has created an encyclopedia that hates facts. It's more than an odd view of science. The view extends to evidence. The Napa thing is a typical example. Faced with a headline to the effect that few in Napa have earthquake insurance, Andy feels free to write the story -- evidently without reading the actual article. He might have decided, "little-known part of Obamacare hijacks insurance premiums to fund death panels" or "Californians spend so much on wine and weed that they neglect insurance." He decided on "residents misled about seismic risk by bad science." Of course the article says none of those things, rather, it says, "California earthquake premiums are so expensive that earthquake insurance is beyond all but the richest Californians." Specifically, the article makes it clear that residents know they live in an earthquake-prone area. Maybe it's all the earthquakes. My only question is whether Andy read the article and ignored it before penning his fantasy or decided he didn't need to. In any case, this is absolutely another facet of the "what do atheist scientists know?" view of the universe. Whoover (talk) 21:35, 31 August 2014 (UTC)
Oh this has the potentialimg to go full scale andy style nutter. Genesis predicted quantum physics. Any parodist care to go over there and encourage him along this path? Oldusgitus (talk) 14:54, 1 September 2014 (UTC)
Thought he didn't like/believe/understand/approve "Quantum". Scream!! (talk) 18:14, 1 September 2014 (UTC)
I thought he liked quantum stuff because, in his mind, quantum theory replaces relativity, which is bad. Phiwum (talk) 19:29, 1 September 2014 (UTC)
Andy's doing a pretty job of self-parody without our help...! Cardinal Fang (talk) 16:31, 1 September 2014 (UTC)
Another difference between Biblical and Atheistic Science: atheistic scientists think they have all the answers already. Wait. What? Whoover (talk) 17:18, 1 September 2014 (UTC)
Well, obviously, that's why we stopped doing science decades ago. Redchuck.gif ГенгисGum disease Moderator 19:53, 1 September 2014 (UTC)

[edit] Andy sure has a way with words

This totally irrelevant anecdote from Andy's American Government lecture oneimg made me laugh: "On the personal side, Gouverneur Morris lost one of his legs as a young man, due to a freak carriage accident (there were no cars then)." That's unintentionally funny on just about every level.

Also, what an incredible load of jingoistic bollocks. --JeevesMkII The gentleman's gentleman at the other site 16:22, 1 September 2014 (UTC)

At least his three roommates weren't killed in a freak water sports gasoline fight accident, the hosers. Alec Sanderson (talk) 16:47, 1 September 2014 (UTC)
All those compromises make the Founding Fathers sound like a bunch of RINOs. Whoover (talk) 17:00, 1 September 2014 (UTC)
What does "The United States Constitution has been successful longer than any other written legal document in the history of the world - nearly 230 years." mean? How can a document of any kind be "successful"? (Magna Carta, anyone?) Scream!! (talk) 18:22, 1 September 2014 (UTC)
He's forgetting Leviticus. Whoover (talk) 18:31, 1 September 2014 (UTC)
Does Magna Carta mean nothing to you? Did she die in vain? Oldusgitus (talk) 18:51, 1 September 2014 (UTC)
Hancock rules! (When Simpson & Galton wrote, anyhow) Scream!! (talk) 19:09, 1 September 2014 (UTC)
I can still recite the entire Blood Donor episode... SophieWilderModerator 19:20, 1 September 2014 (UTC)
And Bill Kerr just died. Much underrated. Scream!! (talk) 19:24, 1 September 2014 (UTC)
Yes, I saw that. Sad. SophieWilderModerator 19:27, 1 September 2014 (UTC)
This radio internet lark's a wonderful hobby, y'know. I've got friends all over the world, all over the world... none in this country, but friends all over the world. Redchuck.gif ГенгисOur ignorance is God; what we know is science. Moderator 19:57, 1 September 2014 (UTC)
Genghis, as our foreign correspondent, could you tell us if bread pudding is now available in Kuala Lumpur? SophieWilderModerator 20:11, 1 September 2014 (UTC)
It was on the menu last time I was there in June. Redchuck.gif ГенгисRationalWiki GOLD member Moderator 21:01, 1 September 2014 (UTC)
It are not raining here also. Spud (talk) 12:53, 2 September 2014 (UTC)

"He's forgetting Leviticus" He doesn't care for the dietary restrictions of course, GAY BAD, PORK GOOD Sphincter (talk) 22:00, 1 September 2014 (UTC)

It's not even the oldest "successful" national constitution in the world. San Marino has America beaten by 188 years. Tacitus (talk) 00:09, 2 September 2014 (UTC)
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