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This is the official shrine for the mourning of RationalWikians who seem to have moved on from this site. Anybody is welcome to post a tribute here, provided it follows the simple guidelines:

  1. Create a sub-headline for the one to be remembered, and sign underneath it. Kinda like we do with votes.
  2. Only positive tributes are allowed. No using this as a forum to say "Thank Gawd so and so left!" that's what their talkpage is for. This shrine is created in the hopes that Gawd will make them see the light and return.
  3. A special section called "Cryonically Reanimated" will be created and members who left but then returned will be moved there.
  4. Can include users who are have been inactive in a such a way or for such a period of time that, though they didn't announce their leaving, it is apparent they are no longer active here.
  5. No disrupting or disrespecting others' tributes. That's what the talkpage is for.

Failure to follow these guidelines will result in a severe beating from Gooniepunk's goon squad. Severe failure will result in us all comparing you to KenDoll.

Tributes to the cryonically preserved[edit]

Airdish[edit]

(crat)

AKjeldsen[edit]

(crat)

  • He went out not long after I came in, but he was one of our Moderators, and the Nag of Four is feeling very empty these days. Mjollnir.svgListenerXTalkerX 05:07, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
  • One of the moderating voices on RW, he is missed for his smartnesses and giant brains. ħumanUser talk:Human 06:03, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
  • I'm sorry to say that I disliked him intensely at first but later found him a fascinating debating opponent. I'm sorry he left.--BobSpring is sprung! 18:24, 26 March 2010 (UTC)

AmesG aka Caius[edit]

  • I miss him, but read his blog everyday, so not so much. - π 02:04, 10 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Offered to debate the Schlaschole, Assdy wanted a deposit. Best of luck with the career in law, bud. ħumanUser talk:Human 04:07, 11 March 2010 (UTC)

Auld Nick[edit]

  • Not gone but not around as much as he was (I actually thought he had gone but I see he edited twice this year) He did some really fun stuff on CP way back. 01:51, 10 March 2010 (UTC) SusanG  ContribsTalk

Blue[edit]

  • I disagreed with her about a lot of things (mostly RW moderation/policy etc.) but Blue was alright. Sorry to see her not around much any more. ŴêâŝêîôîďWeaselly.jpgMethinks it is a Weasel 11:48, 22 February 2014 (UTC)
  • I miss Blue too. Then again I see her every day so :P TyJFBAA 12:38, 23 June 2014 (UTC)

Bohdan[edit]

  • Bohdan. TheoryOfPractice (talk) 02:23, 10 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Bohdan was like the original CUR. - π 02:24, 10 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Bohdan (SHahB, etc.) created the Danish Writing Group at CP and gave me a writing plan. He was one of few to be sysops simultaneously on RW and CP. He was a bundle of fun. ħumanUser talk:Human 20:20, 10 March 2010 (UTC)
  • The way I remember it, he was the one to start the 'joke blocks' tradition. Icewedge (talk) 00:50, 11 March 2010 (UTC)
    • Indeed. He "enjoyed" being blocked, long before it was "cool". I think I have a userbox to that effect. ħumanUser talk:Human 02:53, 14 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Intensely irritating.--BobSpring is sprung! 18:26, 26 March 2010 (UTC)

ColinR[edit]

  • I was never even around when this guy was, but he is legend. The Goonie 1 What's this button do? Uh oh.... 05:20, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Ah yes - where is he now? Disappeared co-founder of RW1. Almost invisible on RW2 after torturing us with the infamous "clean sheet" directive. Last heard of in Guantanamo I believe.--BobSpring is sprung! 18:36, 26 March 2010 (UTC)
  • The first post I ever read on CP way back in early 2007 when he was still a CP Sysop was his user page that said: "ColinR is DONE with Conservapedia!" LOL. Just had to know the whole story. So I came here. Refugeetalk page 07:38, 28 April 2012 (UTC)

Carptrash[edit]

Copperhead[edit]

  • A nice guy, one of a wave of new good editors who all came and left at around the same time, Copperhead was no snake. BicyclewheelToxic mowse.gif 22:16, 8 August 2016 (UTC)

Crundy[edit]

  • Now who's going to give me delicious curry recipes? Yellow (talk) 03:59, 30 June 2016 (UTC)

CUR, a/k/a Conservapedia Underground Resistor, a/k/a Cat Boy, a/k/a Arthropleura[edit]

  • Also known as our pet twerp. He was work, hard work, to manage, but he was fun to have around, and always meant well. He is missed. ħumanUser talk:Human 02:11, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
  • I don't remember much about him, but I'll leave a tribute just the same. The Spikey Punk I'm punking my punk! 04:35, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
  • The most productive troll we ever had. Come back soon!--Thanatos (talk) 22:10, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
  • The perfect scapegoat to blame my flaws on as I rose to bureaucratship. Integral in my 1000-year plan for RW. --The Emperor Kneel before Zod! 00:05, 10 March 2010 (UTC)
  • He paved the way for n00bs on RationalWiki. SJ Debaser 20:00, 26 March 2010 (UTC)
  • The benchmark against which all edit warring, lunacy and drama queenery continue to be measured. When this kicked off, I knew we were in the presence of someone very special. Happy times. WēāŝēīōīďWeaselly.jpgMethinks it is a Weasel 17:59, 10 May 2010 (UTC)
  • After having communications with CUR on his own turf recently I don't miss this little bastard at all. He was a rude little Nazi. Aceword up 01:05, 23 November 2010 (UTC)
  • I still find myself wondering what our pet cheetah grew up to be. BicyclewheelToxic mowse.gif 22:03, 8 August 2016 (UTC)

Dumpling[edit]

  • Her RWW cartoons were amazing. I regret that she never did one of me. Fun to be around. WeaseloidWeaselly.jpgMethinks it is a Weasel 11:48, 22 February 2014 (UTC)
  • I asked for a cartoon too but she didn't have the time. I know her on Farcebook though and would gladly pay for one. SophieWilderModerator 11:59, 22 February 2014 (UTC)

Fox[edit]

  • Got out of control when drunk, but did not mince words. Mjollnir.svgListenerXTalkerX 20:32, 10 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Ahhhh that day when he challenged RW to a fight was good times. Aceword up 01:06, 23 November 2010 (UTC)
  • The most epic LANCB of all time. SophieWilderModerator 12:00, 22 February 2014 (UTC)

Fretfulporpentine[edit]

GodlessLiberal[edit]

  • Old school, met him on CP, we were gonna form a club when Trent emailed us about RW1. He drifted away after, what, a few months of RW2? ħumanUser talk:Human 20:53, 10 March 2010 (UTC)
  • He didn't last very long, but he was quite into it at first.--BobSpring is sprung! 18:33, 26 March 2010 (UTC)
  • He was a Bro. Icewedge (talk) 01:11, 16 May 2010 (UTC)
  • Shame that he never reported about his school's valedictory speech and whether he used the Pastafarian prayer. Redchuck.gif ГенгисIs the Pope a Catholic?Moderator 09:29, 5 October 2011 (UTC)

Gooniepunk[edit]

HeartofGold[edit]

Hojimachong[edit]

(crat)

  • Maintained a presence at CP long after others had been booted/left. 02:51, 10 March 2010 (UTC) SusanG  ContribsTalk
  • Still lurks (last I heard) and pops in once in a while. Probably in college now, I hope it's going well. ħumanUser talk:Human 04:05, 11 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Remarkably smart young man.--BobSpring is sprung! 18:31, 26 March 2010 (UTC)

Icewedge[edit]

  • Was here way more often when I started (July 2007). Recall he was a particularly funny guy. TheoryOfPractice (talk) 22:01, 14 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Interesting person. One of the original wiki magic workers. Is our mainpage his - or has it been redeveloped since?--BobSpring is sprung! 18:30, 26 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Hi. I always wanted to be present at my own funeral! @Bob: The foundations persist. Icewedge (talk) 01:10, 16 May 2010 (UTC)

J S Leitch[edit]

  • Don't know why this crazy punk rocker vanished, but he kicked ass, and helped me battle some UFO nutters on youtube. Punky Your mental puke relief 07:27, 12 March 2010 (UTC)

Kels[edit]

KnightOfTL;DR[edit]

  • A funny and interesting lady who I hope will return after her studies. SophieWilderModerator 13:12, 22 February 2014 (UTC)
    • Addendum: came back briefly but that was it, sadly.

Lily[edit]

  • Scouser & proud of it. Well thought of by RW. Not seen for over a year now. Scream!! (talk) 21:09, 16 July 2014 (UTC)

Lurker[edit]

  • I shared many interesting conversations with this guy, prior to my leaving the first time. I think he added a lot to the site, even though others disagreed. You're still missed. Researcher (talk) 06:31, 16 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Ah yes. One of our better reality checkers.--BobSpring is sprung! 19:35, 12 April 2011 (UTC)

Mei / Mei II[edit]

Nutty Roux[edit]

  • He didn't like me, and he had a tendency to not exactly be the friendliest of people. However, he was a major part of the site's dynamics, and I respect & will sorta miss him. MESSIAH OF DOOM Why weepest thou?Dolan.png 10:57, 23 June 2014 (UTC)
  • He was, by his own admission, one of the greatest of all editors. MarmotHead (talk) 19:38, 16 July 2014 (UTC)
  • He could be a dick, but I think people underestimated his importance to the RMF as a whole. Yellow (talk) 03:58, 30 June 2016 (UTC)

OpalHonors[edit]

  • Because barhopping between the saloon bar and her lounge was fun now and then. The Spikey Punk I'm punking my punk! 14:58, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Shame you drifted away. Opal's bar was fun, and you seem a decent sort. I stole an ashtray.--ConcernedresidentAsk me about your mother 15:06, 10 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Absolutely. We kinda hit her hard at first before she got used to the usual antics of our established and esteemed, but seemed to ease into it eventually. Then, poof, the lounge is boarded up. Aboriginal Noise Theist, barely hanging by a nail 01:48, 15 March 2010 (UTC)

PalMD[edit]

  • Is there a doctor in the house? TheoryOfPractice (talk) 02:22, 10 March 2010 (UTC)
  • He still posts from time to time. Shame he's not about more.--BobSpring is sprung! 18:28, 26 March 2010 (UTC)
  • The original liberal deceit-meister. Gawd, I wish I'd been round for the abortion=breast cancer caper... SJ Debaser 20:03, 26 March 2010 (UTC)

Phantom Hoover[edit]

Pink[edit]

Researcher[edit]

SirChuckB[edit]

SuperJosh[edit]

  • Another one who seemed ubiquitous for a long time & then sort of disappeared quietly. ΨΣΔξΣΓΩΙÐWeaselly.jpgMethinks it is a Weasel 18:20, 23 February 2014 (UTC)
  • Far and above my favorite person that I've met here. This Wiki needs more of his silly antics and wild pranks. Reckless Noise Symphony (talk) 08:49, 27 July 2014 (UTC)
  • And I'll fart on any editor who doesn't miss him. Yellow (talk) 04:02, 30 June 2016 (UTC)

Trashbat[edit]

Tyrannis[edit]

Waronstupidity[edit]

Wehpudicabok[edit]

The cryonically reanimated[edit]

Tributes to RationalWikians who departed temporarily before miraculously rejoining us are preserved in the archive.

Gone, but never forgotten[edit]

This section is reserved exclusively for tributes to former RationalWiki editors who have died in real life. Please do not add editors to this section unless there is compelling evidence indicating their demise.

Jtl[edit]

  • A wonderful, kind, intelligent person who helped shape early RationalWiki. Much missed.
  • Quote from Tmtoulouse: Jtl was one of the original refugees and helped make RW what it is. He knew his stuff and was part of our first generation tech support team. I often thought him over the years, and I was very sad to hear about (his passing).
  • Quote from Refugee: "Jtl was one of the kindest, smartest, most caring people ever. He will be remembered and loved always."
  • Shit, he died??? How out of the loop was I? ħumanUser talk:Human 08:30, 28 February 2014 (UTC)
    • This far out of the loop: [1], moron. ħumanUser talk:Human 08:33, 28 February 2014 (UTC)

Susan G (Toast)[edit]

  • Dudette, how we miss you! Thanks for bringing me to RatWiki. --UnicornTapestry (talk) 06:27, 22 May 2011 (UTC)
  • One of the most important RationalWikians in the site's history. Probably LANCBed more than anybody. Will be missed. €₳$£ΘĪÐWeaselly.jpgMethinks it is a Weasel 22:34, 22 May 2011 (UTC)
  • Virtual hugs for one of the women I well enjoyed here. Sad news indeed.En Attendant Godot 03:15, 16 June 2011 (UTC)
  • I never thought you could cry for someone you only knew on the internet. SophieWilderModerator 12:06, 22 February 2014 (UTC)

See User talk:SusanG for further tributes.

  • Sophie, I never knew I could cry so many times for a dear friend I only knew here. [2] best I could find with no adverts. ħumanUser talk:Human 08:28, 28 February 2014 (UTC)
  • A RationalWiki that forgets our dear Susan G is a RationalWiki for which I have no use. This one's for you, Susan. Reckless Noise Symphony (talk) 10:56, 28 February 2014 (UTC)