Fun talk:Irony meter

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What's the standard unit of irony called? --Gulik 04:04, 21 August 2008 (EDT)

An "iron", silly. Neutral=26. ħumanUser talk:Human 04:14, 21 August 2008 (EDT)
There is a proposal in the ISO 21100 standard to change the "iron" to the "fer" after the Latin, "ferrum" and for the added lulz when high fers are located, "Fer chrissakes!" CЯacke® 10:58, 21 August 2008 (EDT) That is all
Hehe, actually, I think I am guilty of "imperial"ism - the "iron" is only used in backwards countries like the US. The SI unit, the "fer", or more often, the "kilofer", is in common usage throughout most of the civilized world. ħumanUser talk:Human 16:20, 21 August 2008 (EDT)

Namespace=Fun anyone? DogP 04:26, 21 August 2008 (EDT)

I doubt it. Considering how many times we use the phrase (dailyx3?), it ought to be bigger than Poe's Law. Just needs some more work. More pictures, and schematics to follow. ħumanUser talk:Human 04:29, 21 August 2008 (EDT)
And repair instructions, I hope. Mine gets overloaded and breaks down on a regular basis. --AKjeldsenCum dissensie 04:37, 21 August 2008 (EDT)
I agree. Let's keep it in Main. <font=""; face="Comic Sans MS">Jellyfish!It doesn't make you less of a man, it makes you more of a shoe. 04:40, 21 August 2008 (EDT)
@AK, that's part of the point - to help you rewire your old, out-of-date IM and make it capable of surviving visits to CP! ħumanUser talk:Human 04:50, 21 August 2008 (EDT)
I concur with Puppystubborn, and have accordingly moved the article to the funspace. So... neener neener neener! Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 00:01, 2 September 2008 (EDT)
Against "consensus"? Moving back... ħumanUser talk:Human 00:17, 2 September 2008 (EDT)
What consensus? Two (DogP and me) against two (Chaos and you) is hardly consensus. Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 00:21, 2 September 2008 (EDT)
Exactly. There was no consensus to move the page. ħumanUser talk:Human 00:25, 2 September 2008 (EDT)
Vote to keep in main namespace. BeastmasterGeneral 08:55, 5 September 2008 (EDT)
This is a neologism that isn't used by any notable segment of the population. This article was created specifically because of the widespread use of the term on RationalWiki. It's entire creation was an exercise in narcissism. As such, it does not belong in the mainspace. It belongs in the Dyslexicon or the funspace. Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 22:47, 5 September 2008 (EDT)
Actually, my dear hidden atomically unstable flatbread, the expression is quite common on many skeptical blogs and forums. The poor build quality of cheap Chinese irony meters is widely known and deplored. EVDebs 03:26, 7 September 2008 (EDT)

From reading WIGO I notice that a lot of people's Irony Meters break on posts that are not actually ironic at all (usually just Assfly lying). This, in turn, breaks my irony meter. Will RW pay the costs of replacement? BeastmasterGeneral 08:55, 5 September 2008 (EDT)

Actually you're supposed to bill it to Alanis Morrissette. EVDebs 03:27, 7 September 2008 (EDT)
Pwned! ħumanUser talk:Human 03:36, 7 September 2008 (EDT)

I've actually come up with a use for cheap irony meters - as explosives. [[UserTemplate:Meshahad]] 11:35, 12 May 2011 (PDT)

Moving back to mainspace per random discussion and undoing passive aggression... ħumanUser talk:Human 00:28, 4 December 2008 (EST)


I don't think it's very CP-centric. We could ditch the link to Schlafly in section one (perhaps use in in the last image caption?). The "Measured quantities" section, however, is shite and could go bye bye - or it should be converted to the SI units (Poes, Godwins, etc.). And there's a link to CP low down in the article. Not bad, really. ħumanUser talk:Human 20:06, 3 March 2010 (UTC)

I did the quantities section. ħumanUser talk:Human 20:11, 3 March 2010 (UTC)

We're number one![edit]

Just thought you might like to know that this article comes up first in a Google search for "irony meter."[1] Now back to your fireworks and beer... Doctor Dark (talk) 01:30, 5 July 2011 (UTC)