Forum:RationalWiki's policy on Conservapedia

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I guess I slipped in while the registration was open. What should I do with it? I made a few edits, but they were immediately reverted by The Man himself. It was kind of an honor, really. Any suggestions?Roofus (talk) 18:10, 10 May 2011 (UTC)

ROAR. Z-Rex (talk) 18:12, 10 May 2011 (UTC)
Dunno, RW isn't a base for people to launch attacks on Conservapedia. What were you thinking of doing? Totnesmartin (talk) 18:16, 10 May 2011 (UTC)
Edit nicely. </washing hands> Aboriginal Noise What the ... 18:19, 10 May 2011 (UTC)
Outright attacks aren't creative. Anyone can blank pages or fill them with penises and swear words. I want to toe the Poe line. It's not easy over there though...I don't know if you know this but, I think Andy might be crazy. I think Karajou likes me though. Roofus (talk) 18:26, 10 May 2011 (UTC)
Respectfully, this isn't the place for soliciting this kind of advice. I would suggest 4chan /b/. Nutty Roux (talk) 18:54, 10 May 2011 (UTC)
Vandalize the shit out of the place, get banned, feel butthurt, repeat. Occasionaluse (talk) 18:55, 10 May 2011 (UTC)
You could always try to contribute seriously. Smiley.gif (((Zack Martin))) 19:15, 10 May 2011 (UTC)
Yeah, and look where that got me (and many others). Redchuck.gif ГенгисGum disease 19:24, 10 May 2011 (UTC)
Nutty is right, we respect Andy and no one here has ever parodied CP on CP. Rationalize (talk) 19:32, 10 May 2011 (UTC)
Encouraging Andy is his lunacy is about the only thing that I think makes a lot of sense. It isn't vandalism, it's amusing for the rest of us, and any harm it does to CP is all Andy's. Trying to flank him on the right could be an interesting challenge. Has it been done? DickTurpis (talk) 19:39, 10 May 2011 (UTC)
"Andy, do you support forcing public school students to pray or not??" Occasionaluse (talk) 19:50, 10 May 2011 (UTC)

────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────I think the only way to flank Andy from the right would be to call for the US to be placed back under the authority of the British monarchy. Nebuchadnezzar (talk) 20:06, 10 May 2011 (UTC)

If you have joined CP why would you do anything other then follow their rules? We do not encourage vandalism at other wiki projects.--BobSpring is sprung! 20:09, 10 May 2011 (UTC)
OLD. Occasionaluse (talk) 20:16, 10 May 2011 (UTC)
It is a sad day indeed when people think that we are some sort of covert site for vandalising CP. Mockery may be a liberal trait but the Devil cannot stand mockery. Make of that, what you will.  Lily Inspirate me. 20:24, 10 May 2011 (UTC)
RationalWiki doesn't endorse parody blah blah blah. Lucky for you they do host a how-to guide by two of the greatest parodists that has some (occasionally dated) tips: Essay:A Parodist's Guide to Villainy. You'll also find archives of old parody if you need inspiration: Category:Conservapedia spoofs. And there's always moral support to be had as the obsessives in WIGO:CP cheer your every move. It is truly a mystery why people think RW has something to do with parodists at CP! -- (talk) 21:03, 10 May 2011 (UTC)
We do not condone vandalism of other wikis--BobSpring is sprung! 21:10, 10 May 2011 (UTC)
Yes, I'm aware that that's the party line (whatever that means in practice). However, the up-and-coming parodist will still find useful resources here, as I listed above. -- (talk) 22:23, 10 May 2011 (UTC)

If someone can't figure out how to write parody, or what to do when they get a CP user name, then there is no way for others to explain it to them. This is like asking Jonathan Swift "how do I write satire?" ħumanUser talk:Human 04:14, 8 June 2011 (UTC)