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cover story nomination[edit]

Somehow, I don't think so :(. However, let's move it to "fun" and nominate it for "best of amusement", so at least it will turn up in "featured content" from time to time. humanUser talk:Human 17:30, 24 January 2008 (EST)

Heh! Heh! I know - twas intended to be lulzy & a possible test for coverstory stuff. SusanPurrrrrrr 19:25, 24 January 2008 (EST)
I figured as much. I put an "approved" one on CP:conservapedian relativity to do some testing, too. humanUser talk:Human 20:26, 24 January 2008 (EST)

I say 'No'. Funny, sure, but not cover story material. DogP 21:13, 2 April 2008 (EDT)

Here's an idea - it can be in "best of fun" without actually being moved there. Howzat? ħumanUser talk:Human 19:50, 21 September 2008 (EDT)

I say "Yes." I am a cat lover, and think this article is one of the best on the whole wiki. It's funny, has good photos, is well made, and is lengthy but not to length. - ConservapediaUndergroundResistor


I do believe in teh power of cats to hypnotize us into being slaves. Since I'm answering "what do you believe in". cats clearly = gods,--Sun mowse.pngEn attendant Godot"«I don't think in any language. I think in images. V.Nabokov» 20:09, 21 September 2008 (EDT)

Relocate to funspace[edit]

Would anyone object terribly if I moved this to the funspace? The article's good, but it's way off mission; it belongs in the funspace. Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 22:53, 3 January 2009 (EST)

I think many might... how about at least waiting a few days for comments? I see your point, but it's still a "pet" article, and as on-mission as goat - try moving that to fun! ħumanUser talk:Human 23:09, 3 January 2009 (EST)
Needs stuff about LOLcats, otherwise it could stay. - User 23:10, 3 January 2009 (EST)
I understand, but we have a goat article in the mainspace because the goat is our mascot. Or haven't you ever heard of the Shiny Golden Rule of Mascot Exception? Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 00:17, 4 January 2009 (EST)
Well, that's the problem, the cat is a form of fifth column tertiary mascot for many users. At least it links to felidae now, so it's SCIENSE! ħumanUser talk:Human 00:21, 4 January 2009 (EST)
Well, I'll leave it alone then. As resident tight-ass, though, I would still like to go on record as opposing this being in the mainspace. Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 00:27, 4 January 2009 (EST)
Duly noted. ħumanUser talk:Human 01:37, 4 January 2009 (EST)
I prefer Quantum as a lulzy version - I know it's not right, but it amuses me! Toast 01:39, 4 January 2009 (EST)


Someone's gotta say this. Not mission! Delete now. Redchuck.gif ГенгисRationalWiki GOLD member 20:21, 25 May 2009 (UTC)

Considering that cats were the intelligent hand behind human evolution (producing slaves to feed, house, and pet them), how can you say it's not on-mission? Also, see all the above discussions about moving it to fun, etc. ħumanUser talk:Human 20:36, 25 May 2009 (UTC)
Cats are not even fun. They are evil. Redchuck.gif ГенгисOur ignorance is God; what we know is science. 20:47, 25 May 2009 (UTC)


The development of teleportation will involve cats. Jackiespeel (talk) 15:49, 13 January 2010 (UTC)


I see that there has been some discussion of moving this article from the mainspace or deleting it altogether. Are there any objections to me creating an article for "dog?" Right now dog simply redirects to cat. This bugs me for some reason. I don't wanna mess with, however, it if it's just going to get deleted for not being "on mission" or whatever. PACODOGwoof, bitches 23:52, 13 April 2010 (UTC)

You're TK.jpg...I mean, "Oh my God, you're CUR!!!"" P-Foster (talk) 00:23, 14 April 2010 (UTC)
Dude, I'm no CUR. You're a fucking CUR...I have no idea what we're talking about...PACODOGwoof, bitches 00:32, 14 April 2010 (UTC)
And that, my friend, is the problem with this place. I can almost understand people not getting a HeartofGold, a PalMD or a Bohdan reset, but if CUR is our standard for "way back in the day," I think that says something about institutional memory, and our lack of it. P-Foster (talk) 00:50, 14 April 2010 (UTC)
Yeah, that sucks I guess...I'll do some is "dog" in or out or what? PACODOGwoof, bitches 00:54, 14 April 2010 (UTC)
If you can create something on-mission for dog, or even something that's for funspace for dog, then we will have a dog article. Lord of the Goons The official spikey-haired skeptical punk 01:13, 14 April 2010 (UTC)

Go for it. TKEtoolshedFrag Out! 01:56, 14 April 2010 (UTC)

I prefer ColinR references- they're the best! --The Emperor Kneel before Zod! 02:46, 14 April 2010 (UTC)

Move to fun space[edit]

I would like to propose that this article be merged with Fun:Cat. PACODOGwoof, bitches 05:13, 8 May 2010 (UTC)

Been there; done that; got the T shirt. SusanG Toast 05:18, 8 May 2010 (UTC)
I know, I missed the festivities...but I gots a "fun:dog" article that I want to "publish" and it only seems fair...PACODOGwoof, bitches 05:23, 8 May 2010 (UTC)
Ain't gonna happen. If your dog article kicks ass, maybe it can be moved to mainspace? ħumanUser talk:Human 06:10, 8 May 2010 (UTC)
Blasphemy! Next you'll be asking to move Goat and then where will we all be? Eh? Eh? It's a slippery slope that'll lead to no good coming from it, you mark my words. Totnesmartin (talk) 09:41, 8 May 2010 (UTC)
Trying to make "dog" on-mission enough to be mainspace is way too much pressure for me to handle alone. If anyone out there is bored enough to improve or critique my sandbox article please feel free. PACODOGwoof, bitches 07:34, 9 May 2010 (UTC)
My advice is not to try too hard to make "dog" on-mission. "Cat" isn't really on-mission - it's just one of the few exceptions kept in mainspace because of its longstanding popularity/status. Can't promise the same would happen with dog, so it might have to start in funspace, but would probably be better as a light-hearted off-mission piece than something with a load of scientific stuff shoehorned in just to justify mainspace placement. During the CUR era, we went through this dance with felidae - yoinked about around various namespaces, deleted & recreated numerous times, gruelling edit wars. Users won't want to go down that road again. €₳$£ΘĪÐWeaselly.jpgMethinks it is a Weasel 09:58, 9 May 2010 (UTC)
Then again, if it's a really nice puppy and doesn't poop on the rug much... who knows? ħumanUser talk:Human 10:38, 9 May 2010 (UTC)
If this goes the way of felidae I am fucking this wiki up. Jesus. Acei9 10:44, 9 May 2010 (UTC)


Surely it was #cats# who domesticated #humans# not the other way round? (talk) 16:59, 21 December 2010 (UTC)

You'll find that the article claims that cats decided to let themselves be domesticated which is pretty close to my observations. Jack Hughes (talk) 17:38, 21 December 2010 (UTC)
Does the mere fact that they live amongst humans and tolerate them make them domesticated?--BobSpring is sprung! 17:51, 21 December 2010 (UTC)
I have long noted that a great many people who live with cats will say they are "owned by a cat". The proportion of people who live with dogs that say they are "owned by a dog" is far smaller.
And remember, in ancient Egypt, cats were worshipped as gods. They have never forgotten this. MDB (talk) 17:57, 21 December 2010 (UTC)
Dog thinks: "The human gives me food, gives me shelter and takes care of my needs. The Human is wonderful"
Cat thinks: "The human gives me food, gives me shelter and takes care of my needs. I must be wonderful" --BobSpring is sprung! 18:02, 21 December 2010 (UTC)

Dogs have owners. Cats have staff.

There is a reason why it is Schroedingers Cat not a cute little puppy dog, fish ... (other beastie of choice). (talk) 18:19, 21 December 2010 (UTC)

If you call a dog by name, it's response will be "yes sir! yes sir! what can I do for you, sir?!"
If you call a cat by name, if you get a response, it will be, "have your people call my people and I'll get back to you later." MDB (talk) 19:18, 21 December 2010 (UTC)

Some mention of Cat Typing and Pawsense should be made. (talk) 16:31, 22 December 2010 (UTC)

Hey, BoN (, you seem to want to join in the fun and make a contribution. Welcome aboard but why don't you create a user name? They're free and after only a day or two you become a fully fledged sysop and can really have fun. Jack Hughes (talk) 16:43, 22 December 2010 (UTC)
Needs Garfield. --Garfield
Garfield Schmarfield. Needs Orangey. SophieWilderModerator 07:28, 14 September 2013 (UTC)

The Captcha question[edit]

To which 'cat' is the answer ignores Manx cats and cat-o-nine-tails. (talk) 19:21, 12 February 2013 (UTC)

What about[edit]

Twinkle [1]? (talk) 18:38, 8 June 2015 (UTC)

Should i move this to fun.[edit]

this isnt missional and it is in the main space, i nominate it to be moved to teh fun space. Bubba41102Anonymous user is almost, but not quite, entirely unlike an editor 19:00, 8 June 2015 (UTC)

Work of art[edit]

Shouldn't this glorious work of art be living out its golden years in "fun"? I'm not sure the "two young earths" joke is enough to keep it anywhere near "mission"... humanUser talk:Human 10:17, 24 January 2008 (EST)

Heh! Of course it should. I'm surprised it's lasted this long. SusanPurrrrrrr 10:56, 24 January 2008 (EST)

Do cats have souls?[edit]

This is mostly a test to see if it is actually possible to edit rationalwiki, or only a false illusion presented to those who do not actually edit something. If a sandbox exists it may not be a true test since it might be set up differently. I will delete this test in a few seconds. (talk) 22:15, 25 June 2015 (UTC)

There is a letter in The Times (of London) of today about a 15th century church discussion on the matter - it was decided that plants and animals did have souls but at a simpler level than humans. (talk) 19:44, 21 February 2017 (UTC)

Everyone gets their own personal RationalWiki. All the other users are part of the illusion. (talk) 20:56, 21 February 2017 (UTC)
And 'persistent nuisances' are banished to a Hobbesian wiki where there is a war of all spammers, uncreative editors, trolls and the rest of the crew against each other - and fully-trained cat-typists wandering around to transform anything witty (so 'I am important' becomes 'I am ...')

Creatures and plants do have souls or spirits of sorts (as do the things whose main intent is to get lost when being looked for/to trip you up). (talk) 17:09, 22 February 2017 (UTC)

The Obligatory xkcd Ref[edit] All things are inevitable. Including links to xkcd. Chair tater (talk) 22:12, 21 February 2017 (UTC)

Ninja cats[edit]

Do someone remembers those animes where a character attacks other and the latter is fine until it collapses of worse victim of the former?. Well, it seems cats are very used to that -it seems they've not damaged you when they use their claws until it starts to bleed later and pain arrives- --Panzerfaust (talk) 08:58, 19 March 2017 (UTC)

Another website[edit]

Is this website too 'cute' to be on mission? Anna Livia (talk) 09:11, 17 September 2017 (UTC)

Irrelevant and stupid[edit]

this article is. --It's-a me, Lgm sigpic.png 🎄LeftyGreenMario!🎄(Mod) 22:08, 5 February 2018 (UTC)

Since when has that stopped articles being created on RW (and elsewhere in the Wikiverse)? Anna Livia (talk) 12:49, 15 March 2019 (UTC)

Plague statement[edit]

Could the word 'catastrophe' be worked into the statement? Anna Livia (talk) 18:03, 28 January 2019 (UTC)


In order to delete an article there should be a discussion about it, right? @Soundwave106 @DelibirdaGodless Raven SDAPOe logo.svg talkstalkwalkbalk 🌹 Flag of Europe.svg 14:34, 13 July 2020 (UTC)

We have and article about goats. In mainspace. Actually if I find the energy this week I might draft a proposal for a mainspace cleanup --Hastur! (talk) 14:36, 13 July 2020 (UTC)
Hit me up if you need help @HasturGodless Raven SDAPOe logo.svg talkstalkwalkbalk 🌹 Flag of Europe.svg 14:44, 13 July 2020 (UTC)
That was my opinion, hence the undelete. I personally don't mind either keeping the article or funspacing it. No reason to instadelete it. Soundwave106 (talk) 15:36, 13 July 2020 (UTC)
I have gone ahead and moved this to funspace where it should remain without doing any harm to anyone. No need to delete it or even talk about deleting it. Spud (talk) 00:37, 14 July 2020 (UTC)