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Recipe time[edit]

I recommend frying, with marinara, and a nice ChiantiDocSock 23:57, 12 June 2007 (CDT)

Dammit, Doc, this one isn't a recipe. For God's sake! But, if you must, an article in the recipe namespace would not be amiss... I will tamper with the gravy, though. humanbe in 23:59, 12 June 2007 (CDT)

Category pseudoscience[edit]

Category pseudoscience? That's really stretching it, Trent. Pseudoreligion, maybe. FSM never claims to be a science, it merely competes with other religions for a place in the school curricula. humanbe in 15:39, 21 June 2007 (CDT)

FSM came out during the ID push, it makes a "science" claim about the origin of species and of humans. The whole point of the satire took place against the back drop of a battle over pseudoscience. Things in the "pseudoscience" category are not "pseudosciences" per say, but topics that deal with those issues. And I think the history of FSM is that its an important player in the way people deal with the pseudoscience of ID and creationism. Tmtoulouse 15:43, 21 June 2007 (CDT)

[[category:pseudoscience parodies]], then? humanbe in 15:57, 21 June 2007 (CDT)

My son's National Geographic Kids has a 2008 calendar, which officially recognises 19th September as "International (sic) Talk Like A Pirate Day". Is pirate speech - known to its speakers as "poirate-haharr!" ("Haharr!" is a punctuation in p-h) - the liturgical language ? And if so should this page and further posts not be translated into p-h? Perhaps we should pray for guidance while partaking of the Communion of Spag Bol ? Hoc enim corpus meum me hearties ! Amen. AVAST !

Dreadnought 14:09, 16 December 2007 (EST)

Actually, I think that agnosticism is the best attitude. I mean, I cannot prove the Spaghetti Monster exists - but I cannot disprove it either. Intelligent Falling is a convinvincing argument, but how do we KNOW it is the FSM pushing down, and not the hooves of the Invisible Pink Unicorn? I mean is there enough rigid pressure in a length of spaghetti, or would a dry piece of rigatone or even radiatori prove more effective ? Could the FSM evolve into another pasta-based supernatural life-forms ? Until these questions can be answered we should stick with what we know- which is that global warming has increased as the number of pirates has declined. And you cannot argue with that. Streona 09:11, 6 January 2008 (EST)

Well, there are a few issues here. Do the followers of the Flying Spaghetti Monster make any claims about his influence on the physical realm? If they do then these could be tested , and if they were found to be untrue, then we could dismiss the FSM as myth. In this case agnosticism would not be appropriate. If, on the other hand, His followers claim that the makes no testable interventions in the real world then he might as well not exist. I suppose that you could then argue that an extreme agnostic position would be appropriate - but atheism would, for all practical purposes, be the same.--Bobbing up 09:34, 6 January 2008 (EST)
As corollary of Blackbeard's Wager I uphold International Talk Like A Pirate Day just to be on the safe side. Jollyfish.gifGenghis Arrrr! Shiver me timbers! 11:11, 15 December 2019 (EST)
I feel the best position to take on the FSM is to be comfortably seated and armed with a well-made fork. humanUser talk:Human 20:08, 30 January 2008 (EST)

You know, I once wrote an article for Uncyclopedia called the Flying Testicle Monster, because, well... those meatballs do kinda' look like testicles, don't they? --Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 20:01, 30 January 2008 (EST)

Pastafarian Eucharist?[edit]

I guess it'd be pretty easy ... Kirkburn 19:11, 30 January 2008 (EST)

"These are my meatballs you eat... if you would just remember me when you eat my balls..." humanUser talk:Human 19:26, 30 January 2008 (EST)

Disrespect[edit]

Can the so-called humour (humor!) be removed from this article please. Under NOMA it should be treated with due respect. SusanG 14:25, 11 April 2008 (EDT)

I actually agree with this. This is one deity that we do not want to piss off. tmtoulouse oppress 14:26, 11 April 2008 (EDT)

Heaven[edit]

I would have thought that the stripper factory would count equally for women too? The factory can make male strippers as well as female strippers. Also, the strippers are manufactured, and as such do not suffer for their work, much like the small boys assigned to male preists in the christian afterlife. RAmen Crundy 07:27, 28 July 2008 (EDT)

You capitalized the letters "ra" for no discernible reason. I assume you were offering a prayer to me, then? Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 18:26, 21 December 2009 (UTC)

There is a ghastly pun to be created involving watching paint dry and paint strippers. Jackiespeel (talk) 18:19, 21 December 2009 (UTC)

Meatballs vs sausage - a schism avoided[edit]

This issue was resolved at a very local level by borrowing from another religion, making FSM a triune god. His three aspects involve meatballs, sausage , and cheese. Macaroni and cheese is now considered a worshipful nod of the head to the spirit or FSM. 67.72.98.57 (talk) 04:41, 14 January 2010 (UTC)

Somali Pirates, a factor in Ocean cooling ?[edit]

I think not. The activities seem to be smallish boats of shallow draft , and coastal operations. This would not provide the ocean surface mixing of a good pirate galleon. 67.72.98.57 (talk) 05:21, 14 January 2010 (UTC)


Heaven[edit]

Include some reference to paint stripper 'or similar products', and also female devotees 'and those of other persuasions' (animal, vegetable, mineral, pansexual, pangender etc etc). Or have the females converted to the Purple FSM? 82.44.143.26 (talk) 17:24, 29 March 2010 (UTC) 82.44.143.26 (talk) 17:24, 29 March 2010 (UTC) 82.44.143.26 (talk) 17:24, 29 March 2010 (UTC) 82.44.143.26 (talk) 17:24, 29 March 2010 (UTC)

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can someone add this to the main article? [[1]] — Unsigned, by: Thedoctor80 / talk / contribs

I think it needs cleaned up a little before we add more images to it. Scarlet A.pngnarchist 16:15, 28 October 2010 (UTC)
Plenty room! ħumanUser talk:Human 04:37, 29 October 2010 (UTC)

Recipes[edit]

Look ma, I made pasta and sauce almost as good as what you get in an Italian-American restaurant. And all I did was mix frozen vegetables that I’d bought with frozen quorn balls that I’d bought, pastas sauce that I bought and cheese that I bought. And I put it on the Internet so those kids and academics who spend too much time online have something quick and healthy they can prepare and will like eating. Aren't I proud? See Recipes. Well a few of the fruit and veg I used were home-frozen but the dish can work with all bought frozen vegetables.

Seriously there’s no virtue in unnecessary hard work and no harm in using shortcuts if they do what’s needed. Proxima Centauri (talk) 19:26, 9 April 2012 (UTC)

What are you on about? Тyeh? 13:13, 10 April 2012 (UTC)
Beats me.--Bob"What can be asserted without evidence can also be dismissed without evidence." 13:57, 10 April 2012 (UTC)
It was a take on Godot's comment about making shrimp linguini by opening a tab and putting something in a micriwave. [2]. Proxima Centauri (talk) 15:28, 9 May 2012 (UTC)

Inhuman[edit]

Why was this removed? Was Human getting at me? Proxima Centauri (talk) 11:27, 9 May 2012 (UTC)

Because it's non-canonical. Or maybe just crap. Sophiebecause liberals 11:54, 9 May 2012 (UTC)
Goodpost.gif ТyrannisAn iron, but caring, fist 12:04, 9 May 2012 (UTC)

FSM fan club[edit]

Can be found here [3]. 212.85.6.26 (talk) 18:13, 16 July 2012 (UTC)

AHHH WIKIA! KILL IT! KILL IT! Cow...Hammertime! 18:14, 16 July 2012 (UTC)
Why? At least FSMWikia is more friendly than Conservapedia. 212.85.6.26 (talk) 18:37, 16 July 2012 (UTC)

Can the FSM Wiki link be restored to the article page 'in due course' (as reasonably relevant and of interest to persons concerned, who might not think to look on the talk page). 212.85.6.26 (talk) 16:06, 18 July 2012 (UTC)

Hell kid make a case as to why a wiki with a total of 39 articles should deserve a link on this most prestigious of sciency-type wikis. --16:12, 18 July 2012 (UTC) C®ackeЯ
To clarify 'Not my wiki' - but might as well encourage development of the wikiverse. Should someone tell Conservapedia about [4]? 212.85.6.26 (talk) 14:25, 20 July 2012 (UTC)
Why do we care what 2 obscure wikis think? Тytalk 14:31, 20 July 2012 (UTC)
The Wikiverse should be encouraged to grow (even the 'weird, wonderful and two Mary-Sue-flavoured- and one slashy- fanfic writers' wikis) - and by flagging the FSM-Wiki it might get sufficient articles to be mentionable.

Anyway, anyone who uses the wikiverse knows to read the talk pages first. 212.85.6.26 (talk) 15:04, 20 July 2012 (UTC)

Prayer[edit]

Where'd you get the prayer? I can't find it anywhere... --Andynot Schlafly 14:32, 23 August 2012 (UTC)

888[edit]

Is the numerical value of the Koine Greek letters of Jesus's name (which is Jesus in Anglicised 'Greek' form) Scherben (talk) 23:04, 5 February 2013 (UTC)

Proposed rename[edit]

To "Pastafarianism". Because then it's more relevant to include stuff like Pastafarianism's role in the Dover Trial, in the world, etc. FᴜᴢᴢʏCᴀᴛPᴏᴛᴀᴛᴏ, Esϙᴜɪʀᴇ (talk/stalk) 23:12, 5 January 2015 (UTC)

It would be better to keep the name Flying Spaghetti Monster, as the better known name, but be rewritten to better reflect its real world significance. The way this stands now, it just reads like some sort of shitty Uncyclopedia-style nonsensical internet meme rather than something that has actually been used to challenge the legal protections around intelligent design. ΨΣΔξΣΓΩΙÐWeaselly.jpgMethinks it is a Weasel 23:35, 5 January 2015 (UTC)
Kk. I'll work on adding real-world stuff. FᴜᴢᴢʏCᴀᴛPᴏᴛᴀᴛᴏ, Esϙᴜɪʀᴇ (talk/stalk) 00:29, 6 January 2015 (UTC)

Dover ruling[edit]

So there's been a light edit war about the subject, the Kitzmiller vs Dover procedings and the original FSM website were contemporaries, and both deeply tied into the (now pretty much defunct) ID rebranding of creation science. The relevance could be argued to be tacit, but without the... difficulties... at Dover, I'm not sure FSM would have happened. ikanreed You probably didn't deserve that 14:08, 26 May 2015 (UTC)

Thanks for that. Right now the page lacks such explanation, but I don't see a graceful way to tuck it into the in-universe fun that is there. 75.133.2.98 (talk) 14:15, 26 May 2015 (UTC)

Move this to funspace[edit]

And create an article about the significance of Pastafarianism at Dover, etc. Sir ℱ℧ℤℤϒℂᗩℑᑭƠℑᗩℑƠ (talk/stalk) 17:09, 5 June 2015 (UTC)

I'm gonna go ahead and do it; the article now is almost entirely funspace-worthy. Herr FuzzyKatzenPotato (talk/stalk) 17:34, 5 June 2015 (UTC)
This was a dumb idea. ikanreed You probably didn't deserve that 17:39, 5 June 2015 (UTC)
"Funspace"? What blasphemy is this?!? 141.134.75.236 (talk) 17:41, 5 June 2015 (UTC)
The entire article reads like other funspace RW articles where RW "accepts" the alternate, stupid theory. FrizzyCatPotato (talk/stalk) 18:03, 5 June 2015 (UTC)
Google might rank this higher if it goes back to main space. Iron Chariots has a main space article Flying Spaghetti Monster. Proxima Centauri (talk) 13:36, 19 May 2016 (UTC)

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— Unsigned, by: Bigljbigl / talk / contribs

This discussion happened ages ago. Christopher (talk) 20:41, 25 June 2017 (UTC)