Talk:Fundies Say the Darndest Things

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I was looking at the Top 100 and I have to believe (or at least hope) that they mostly fall on the parody side of Poe's. --Edgerunner76Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? 09:08, 26 November 2008 (EST)

Reading CP makes me groan and occasionally bang my head on my desk. Reading the top100 here made me feel ill. --PsyGremlinWhut? 05:51, 27 January 2009 (EST)
I don't know, I used to read FSTDT frequently and the craziest quotes often came from people that certainly weren't parodists (well, as certain as we know Ed Poor isn't). NightFlare 07:18, 27 January 2009 (EST)
I think that the article should make it clear that much (if not most) of it is parody. (maybe some mention of bugler?) --CPAdmin1 07:51, 27 January 2009 (EST)

Warning?[edit]

We should warn that some of the quotes will result in a loss of faith in humanity. — Unsigned, by: 75.40.232.132 / talk / contribs

I shoulda read this before I read the page. That way I might have seen sense, not read the page and retained what little faith in humanity I have. --95.144.116.73 (talk) 14:38, 13 November 2011 (UTC)
I agree with the above poster. Dammit. It is incredible that there are people that not only say those things, but actually believe they are true. RationalSpanish Sí, soy español, ¿y qué? 18:32 20 November 2011 (GMT+1)
Don't worry, Feminists, Afrocentrists, and other "progressives" are just as spiteful. It's humanity's genetic hardwiring to be an asshole. --62.96.90.172 (talk) 13:32, 23 July 2018 (UTC)

Best Quote[edit]

Surely this is the best quote on the site?
One of the most basic laws in the universe is the Second Law of Thermodynamics. This states that as time goes by, entropy in an environment will increase. Evolution argues differently against a law that is accepted EVERYWHERE BY EVERYONE. Evolution says that we started out simple, and over time became more complex. That just isn't possible: UNLESS there is a giant outside source of energy supplying the Earth with huge amounts of energy. If there were such a source, scientists would certainly know about it. [emphasis added]
CrundyTalk nerdy to me 13:35, 1 December 2009 (UTC)

I alluded to that one in a recent edit, but I can't remember where... It is indeed the all time classic. Scarlet A.pngpathetic 13:59, 1 December 2009 (UTC)
Ah yes, [there] it is. Scarlet A.pngpathetic 14:03, 1 December 2009 (UTC)

I reckon this may be the best quote on FSTDT. –Tom Morris (talk) 19:32, 18 November 2010 (UTC)

Hoaxes[edit]

The first quote, "god was sacrificing this child as a way to show others the light. much as he did his own child. what a beautiful gift he has given us." is clearly a hoax. For those who aren't familiar with yahoo answers' R/S section, it is very common for atheists to hide their q/a profile and then give outrageous answers from a Christian or Muslim perspective to try to make religious people look bad (as most of you know, deceit is a common tool). You usually have to be around long enough that you can recognize names or avatars to notice. howie r was clearly one who did this. Here is the original quote page: http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20071107071142AAOuE9R&cp=2 . Notice when you put your curser over howie r, he joined on August 21, 2007 and has 1921 answers (7% best). Now look at this question: "When will christians understand that threatening atheists with hell is a waste of time? We don't believe in hell.Your threats are irrelevent to us..." Here howie r, with the same join date and number of answers agrees with the atheist, replying "It gives them purpose but it sure makes them look silly. Great post." And this question where the same howie r writes "Its not normal to be ashamed of your beliefs but it does seem normal to question them and that is were Athiests have the edge. They have come to conclusion based on rationale analysis and believe in what they believe. And then they go on with thier lives." Here is howie r answering "A hypothetical scenario/question for the atheists?": "Here is a hypothetical for you? You have been called and your loved one is dying? do you take them to a hospital built by man and his learned sciences to cure them or at least ease thier pain or do you drop to your knees and ask god to cure them while they suffer and die at your feet, all the time questioning why your god let them get sick in the first place. I always wonder how you deal or cope with life's tragedies without the support of science and medicine. YOUR TURN" Clearly howie r identifies as an atheist and this should be noted as an example of Poe's Law, especially considering the prominent place it is given here. Johnsthename (talk) 15:26, 26 July 2011 (UTC)

It does state "In the clamour to get ever more insane speeches and quotes, the site invariably suffers at the hands of Poe's Law." Which I think generally applies to everything. The FSTDT best-of may have gathered some new gems since the ones copied here was last updated. After developing a little more experience with what nutters say, many of these do look like obvious parody, though. ADK...I'll assassinate your reindeer! 16:02, 26 July 2011 (UTC)
True, but consider Poe's Law. How can you tell for sure? EVDebs (talk) 23:51, 28 December 2011 (UTC)

The racist gibberish link[edit]

I've been active on FSTDT at least as long as I've been active on RW and the link I freely admit to edit-warring over (but will stop now that i'm posting this) is FSTDT at its strangest and most amusing. Last I checked, strange and amusing is hardly unwelcome here, especially if it demonstrates the content of the site it's linking to. I mean, I could post a couple of links to DoctorDoom or savagesusie posts (they'd certainly be relevant, as they do consume a rather large amount of database between them), but this is kind of epic. EVDebs (talk) 00:07, 29 December 2011 (UTC)

My WTF meter does explode reading that, but I don't quite get the bit about a poster being banned for it and didn't really understand it very well as is. I'm just generally not a fan of dropping content into articles with little explanation of what it is. Scarlet A.pngpathetic 02:27, 30 December 2011 (UTC)
Interestingly, It seems to be an independent re-discovery of cladistics, albeit mixed with typical racist batshittery. -- Kaban-kun (talk) 10:26, 28 April 2017 (UTC)

FSTDT searches for a new webmaster[edit]

Hello,

Distind is no longer able to take care of this website, and I would like to know if I could put in the main article a job offer for this position.

--78.193.246.137 (talk) 14:18, 8 September 2016 (UTC)

No.--JorisEnter (talk) 15:04, 8 September 2016 (UTC)
And could I put in the article a passing reference to the situation?--78.193.246.137 (talk) 18:53, 12 September 2016 (UTC)
Nope. Feel free to try to recruit at the Saloon Bar but it's not really interesting or informative to readers of the article. ikanreed You probably didn't deserve that 19:15, 12 September 2016 (UTC)

FSTDT is now an utter circlejerk of hypocrisy[edit]

It is stunning that those who claim to champion free speech and equality have now:

-Shadowbanned -Deleted

Dissenting comments,

-Outright wanted to kill a POTUS (even when the same users would screech at any mention of Obama's assassination jokes)

-Openly wished death on the dissenting commenter, and blocked any negative comments.

You, the leftist Democrat morons have become THE true fascists. I'm not going to bother posting quotes because you would ignore them. But know what? You, and your divorce from reality will get Trump re-elected.

As for the "classic quotes":

When a leftist makes similar quotes in the other axis of the political spectrum, I often get responded with "one comment does not represent our movement".

>>If u have sex before marriage then in Gods eyes u are married to that person if a man rapes a woman in Gods eyes they are married it sucks for the girl but what can we do lol.<<

If you put this quote to a Christian website, I'm sure the rejection of its content would be same with the acrid leftist comments like "Castrate all white men so we destroy racism". But you all have to cherrypick the worst of Christian fundamentalists, while relentlessly supporting the globalist Democrat agenda. And strangely, Islam receives little attention while I know it destroyed many more lives than Christendom did. (The Conquistadors were supported by all non Aztec factions, and Aztecs were mass sacrificing assholes by the way, and I fairly cleanly remember around the end of Bush era, some of you were defending Aztec sacrifice as "those people felt honored!" and African slavery as "It was just indentured servitude" even though explorers clearly had reports of Kongo and Fan tribes sacrificing slaves)

I wonder if you are on the payroll or just brainwashed.

Signed, an Ex-Muslim Turk. (didn't sign up because I know no one will ever rationally lay every piece one by one to discuss) — Unsigned, by: 62.96.90.172 / talk

iT iSn'T yOuR PeRsOnAl soapbox /spongebob.
Bet you'd screech when the roles were reversed and the target was a conservative page right? Asshole. As I said, FSTDT was good until its motive decay and democrat partisanship made it a circlejerk. So just go an be a fascist if you like and be an asshole. As for "commie", every country, even Cuba is abandoning Communism, so how is your retarded system going? Trump won exactly because of "progressive" morons like you.--62.96.90.172 (talk) 13:37, 23 July 2018 (UTC)
  1. Believe it or not, if someone was trying to push any personal vendetta here I'd call them out on it.
  2. The username "GrammarCommie" is partly a joke in the style of Marilyn Manson, and partly satire of Communists, among other things.
  3. I'm not an actual Communist. ☭Comrade GC☭Ministry of Praise 13:55, 23 July 2018 (UTC)
2 cents: banning users is frequently a good sign. It has to be pretty over the top before it starts detracting from a platform, rather than adding to it. Especially when said users dance around the actual reason they got banned in their complaints. ikanreed 🐐Bleat at me 16:45, 5 September 2018 (UTC)
"I fairly cleanly remember around the end of Bush era, some of you were defending Aztec sacrifice as "those people felt honored!" and African slavery as "It was just indentured servitude"" Even though the original commenter is unlikely to respond given the time between now and then, Citation bloody fucking needed for these allegations!! ☭Comrade GC☭Ministry of Praise 17:19, 5 September 2018 (UTC)