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[edit] In other languages

I see there's a RationalWiki in russian. What would be the process to create another language? I'd love to start a brazilian portuguese version of this wiki.~epixSay What? 04:22, 6 August 2014 (UTC)

You can write articles in new languages in the main space for now - see RationalWiki:Languages. e.g. Loi de Poe gets a few hits - David Gerard (talk) 00:01, 8 August 2014 (UTC)
Thanks!~epixSay What? 00:58, 9 August 2014 (UTC)
There's loads of RWish stuff in Brazil. The Unknown Power by Guy Lyon Playfair is truly...erm...interesting. SophieWilderModerator 10:41, 31 August 2014 (UTC)
True. This Chico Xavier guy is quite famous here, and even Catholics believe his paranormal claims, which is quite contradictory. Maybe I'll make an article on him someday. We've also unfortunately got Olavo de Carvalho...~epixSay What? 13:40, 19 November 2014 (UTC)

[edit] Exopedia?

What is this Is it a site of genuine True believers with a bizarrely extensive cosmology, or am I mistaking UFO fiction for stuff people genuinely believe? -- (talk) 07:58, 15 August 2014 (UTC)

[edit] John Oliver

Given his generally sublime coverage of a good few topics covered by RW, how does this man not have his own page yet? Lola Lazerface (talk) 12:02, 19 August 2014 (UTC)

You can make a case for a John Oliver article on the , then see what people think. Nullahnung (talk) 12:21, 19 August 2014 (UTC)

[edit] Replacing an account

Is it acceptable to register a new account if one stops using their old account, like on Wikipedia? —ShadowFan-X 16:14, 13 October 2014 (UTC)

Pretty much - we have some users who have been here years but change accounts every now and then just 'cos they feel like it - though note we don't have a rule constraining people to pretend you aren't the same person - David Gerard (talk) 16:27, 13 October 2014 (UTC)

[edit] There is a lot of shit not covered on this wiki

Come on guys and gals, pull your head out of your collective asses and start making more articles related to pop culture (as long as it relates to the goals of RationalWiki). There are plenty of movies, T.V. shows, video games, etc. that could be bashed in an extremely scathing article. Call of Duty, Family Guy, The Simpsons, South Park (not the entire fucking Comedy Central), Urban Dictionary, the list is fucking endless. I like your website, but I'm tired of reading the same shit every time I visit!— Unsigned, by: / talk / contribs 19:39, 27 October 2014‎ (UTC)

Um. No. This page explains that this site is about pseudoscience and authoritarianism. Sorry it's not maximally entertaining. Ikanreed (talk) 19:44, 27 October 2014 (UTC)
What related to pop culture would you have us write about? Our mission is to counteract anti-science bullshit. If you want information on pop culture I would recommend Wikipedia or TV Tropes. I suppose there is some place for things like Elvis faking his death or Jim Morrison moving to Africa, but for the most part pop culture would be off mission. Unlike a lot of wikis *cough, conservapedia, cough Citizendium, cough, New World Encyclopedia* we don't have a problem with wikipedia, we have a problem with pseudoscience.Samstr (talk) 16:17, 18 November 2014 (UTC)
Plenty of room for pop culture, when it invites ludicrous rubbish. c.f. Tupac Shakur - David Gerard (talk) 12:32, 19 November 2014 (UTC)

[edit] Bill Nye promoting a thing that about half of skeptics deem to be woo and the other half deem to be "plausible" to "maybe plausible" or something basically

It's somewhat old news and I am nowhere near sufficiently science-literate to make a judgment, but according to a surprising number of skeptics' websites Nye is pushing baloney with this.

Any input? A Google RW search didn't turn up anything about this "ionator". Lola Lazerface (talk) 13:44, 18 December 2014 (UTC)

Heyup Lola, d'you wanna move this to the Saloon bar? Cos that's where it belongs. Scream!! (talk) 14:00, 18 December 2014 (UTC)
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