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[edit] New Conservapedia

If this is a joke, would it be worth adding here? Inquisitor Sasha Ehrenstein des Sturmkrieg Sector 18:24, 13 August 2012 (UTC)

No. WẽãšẽĩõĩďWeaselly.jpgMethinks it is a Weasel 06:37, 14 August 2012 (UTC)

[edit] Postmodernism and Poe

Can a Poe's Law version of [1] be created? (The summaries do seem to describe 'real books' in that field) 82.44.143.26 (talk) 15:35, 30 July 2014 (UTC)

[edit] "Poe's Inversion"? (The "Just kidding"-defence)

I was wondering after my pointed comments on environmental classism regarding the "We were just joking"-explanation for the contents of the Summers memo[wp] whether it's an inversion of Poe's Law when people called out on something use the "Just kidding"-escape hatch? Or is it some other fallacy/trope that covers such behaviour? ScepticWombat (talk) 21:17, 26 April 2015 (UTC)

[edit] Variant?

There is a statement that anyone who 'deliberately and unnecessarily brings Hitler/Stalin/other snarl term person' into a discussion has automatically lost the argument ('the newt' and 'the bike' being recent examples). Is this a variant of Poe's Law or does it have another name? 31.49.51.47 (talk) 13:17, 18 May 2016 (UTC)

You are probably looking for Godwin's Law. Category:Eponymous laws might also be of use.--JorisEnter (talk) 13:54, 18 May 2016 (UTC)
I normally leave Poe/Godwin infractors well alone - the two groups probably overlap to some extent. 86.191.125.244 (talk) 13:04, 23 May 2016 (UTC)

[edit] The Delicious Irony of Poe's Law

Google Poe's law and you'll find the definition google gives is from Conservapedia. 76.188.216.147 (talk) 16:46, 31 July 2016 (UTC)

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