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Talk:Encyclopædia Dramatica

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Are You Guys Blocking ED Links Now?[edit]

I noticed on your furry page, you claimed that people who chanted the classic "anti-furry" meme: "KILL IT WITH FIRE!" were "bigots." I was trying to disprove that notion by citing all the different kinds of furries like Jay Naylor and JustinRPG who make up most of the Furry Fandom... And you were blocking my links! Did their affiliation with GamerGate really sour your mood so much, that you are going to play into lolcow victim complexes?RakortheTerrible1 (talk) 12:45, 22 October 2017 (UTC)
You can't "disprove" it. They're bigots. They hate all furries (even children) simply for living their lives the way they want to. That is the definition of bigotry. They are bigots. In fact, why are you defending horrible people like them? They have no right to be fought for and should be stigmatized for their actions. If you're saying that because of these particular furries that all furries deserve hatred and stigma over actions the majority of the community won't even do, then you need serious help. Honestly. ED hates furries so much that it's even gotten to the point where they write articles against people who didn't even do anything wrong. Why? Because they're furries, the most stereotyped subculture. How is that fair? 2001:67C:2660:425:1B:0:0:8F (talk) 22:56, 3 April 2019 (UTC)

Well that was certainly coherent. 94.1.158.3 (talk) 13:02, 22 October 2017 (UTC)
ED links have always been removed from RW for pornography if I'm not mistaken.Skeptical (talk) 15:24, 22 October 2017 (UTC)
I thought it was mainly the doxing, we still link to it where appropriate though (like this page). Christopher (talk) 18:23, 22 October 2017 (UTC)
They're bashing and attacking people for living their life differently from theirs. That's the definition of a bigot. So yes, they are in fact bigots, without the quotation marks. The term anti-furry also doesn't belong in quotation marks either because it's somewhat factual being as the meme is most commonly used to threaten people who are specifically members of the furry community. That includes minors as well. Only a very cowardly person would go around attacking young children when they're grown adults.DonutBandit (talk) 06:21, 15 April 2019 (UTC)

How about adding this to the links?[edit]

It's the ED page about RW. It's "automatically identified as harmful". https://bit.ly/2OAkbSl 82.132.246.186 (talk) 20:37, 11 November 2018 (UTC)

You're mentioned on that page Mike: "Michael Coombs (aka Mikemikev), a neo-Nazi vandal who has for years created sockpuppets on RationalWiki to spam Holocaust denial and racism." Someone should probably expand your section.Punisher (talk) 07:07, 12 November 2018 (UTC)

Their page on us[edit]

They hate us, a lot.Doublethink (talk) 20:57, 12 December 2018 (UTC)

I mean... yeah? Expecting a positive page on ED about anyone other than mass murderers is asking a lot. Asking it for another wiki is crazy talk. Asking for a wiki that isn't loaded with nazis, I don't even know how you'd get it in your head that it's possible. Not all of that is them being nazis. Most of it is irony poisoned idiots. ikanreed 🐐Bleat at me 21:12, 12 December 2018 (UTC)
Also our article on them is out of date given they don't seem to have ads anymore. Nothing about all the times they have been taken down. It doesn't even mention Zaiger, or that time he was sued for 100k for an article there, and nothing about their strong affiliation with KiwiFarms. — Dysk (contribs) 20:59, 17 February 2019 (UTC)

What exactly makes ED an Alt-Right site?[edit]

I know that Kiwi Farms is listed under the alt-right category for reasons like the owner believing in the white genocide conspiracy and wanting genocide on migrants. Just out of curiosity, what makes ED as such. Then again, ED makes fun of everything, so take this with a large grain of salt.SDSD (talk) 01:36, 21 February 2019 (UTC)

From my observations, nothing specific. That said I'd assume that it's not much of a stretch to assume there's some crossover between their audiences. --Logos (talk) 02:19, 21 February 2019 (UTC)
-sorry for the late response- I think you should ask User:TheUmbilicalCordGuy about that since he was the one who (re-)added the page to the Authoritarian Wingnuttery category. SDSD (talk) 00:21, 21 March 2019 (UTC)
I did not add the page to the Authoritarian wingnuttery category, the previous editor did. I added the categories for Ableism, Broflakes, Clogosphere, Internet hate sites, Internet kooks and Webshites. TheUmbilicalCordGuy (talk) 00:36, 22 March 2019 (UTC)
Got busy so it took longer than I though. Yeah the person who added it to that category was an anonymous editor. Wonder what exactly makes ED a Brokflakes and Clogosphere article. Also Anti-LGBT Bigots is redundant with Homophobia and is supposed to refer to a person. SDSD (talk) 00:59, 29 April 2019 (UTC)

Bull regarding ED's "freedom to insult"[edit]

I honestly think these guys are twisted and heartless. Encyclopedia Dramatica has been considered a bullying site and a hate group by a few outlets for several good reasons, some which I hate the most. They write articles against people who have clearly done nothing wrong, including one article made against a 7 year old child and another against a 14 year old, they bullied their victims to suicide and will either update their articles to mock the death of said victim or delete it if the police make mention of investigating this site, encourage the discrimination and murder of furries, what really made me mad is how demeaning and insulting they were towards the famous YouTube Pooper, Pie Pivot-O. He committed suicide and they made fun of the situation and insulted his death. They're truly messed up people. And they claim it's just satire? I'm sorry (no I'm not) but sending people after a single person over the internet to attack them, threaten them, draw pictures of them being killed, dox them, tell them to commit suicide, etc. is not "satire", it's harassment and also murder if that person actually does commit suicide. I'm honestly glad they're dying, but I think it should be taken a step further and they should be taken offline and banned from ever re-launching again. Just because their site belongs to a Ukrainian server doesn't actually mean it's protected by Ukrainian law. The founder of this site lives in the US and therefore must abide by US laws at all times. Sorry, Ukraine can't help you, buddy. Of course, it's not like they care anyway.

DonutBandit (talk) 06:17, 15 April 2019 (UTC)