Talk:Kookmobile

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We need to find (genuine, not shopped/parody) Kookmobile photos - not to add to the article but to use as ref material - and carefully examine what crank things are being referenced, and start populating a bullet point list of things that Kookmobile owners want you to know. Also, I'm sure there's atleast one news report somewhere about these things. Some of these guys must have kept hanging more and more stuff until a traffic cop lost it or something. If this is gonna be an article, let's make it an article. Reverend Black Percy (talk) 16:20, 11 July 2016 (UTC)

Yassir [saluting Percy] Leuders (talk) 16:22, 11 July 2016 (UTC)
I had a picture of one on my old phone. I bet I saved it somewhere. -MasterofLogic (talk) 18:52, 11 July 2016 (UTC)
Cool! Though keep in mind that we don't need more pictures to add into the actual article - it's 50% pictures as it is. We do, however, need images of kookmobiles so we can reference the images in the text. Reverend Black Percy (talk) 18:54, 11 July 2016 (UTC)
Hummm, I don't really have a place to put it that wouldn't give out my personal info. -MasterofLogic (talk) 18:57, 11 July 2016 (UTC)
Just upload it and link to it in the reference. Mʀ. Wʜɪsᴋᴇʀs, Esϙᴜɪʀᴇ (talk/stalk) 19:47, 11 July 2016 (UTC)
Oh, got it. -MasterofLogic (talk) 19:55, 11 July 2016 (UTC)
A few more spectacular examples should be OK. I have put all of the images other than the first into a gallery. Bongolian (talk) 20:30, 11 July 2016 (UTC)
Great idea as always, Bongolian! Sweet. Allright people, forget what I said above about not adding more images. With a gallery, we need more good images (that conform to fair use). All the best, Reverend Black Percy (talk) 21:38, 11 July 2016 (UTC)

A truly spectacular kookmobile with partial nut pole and patriotic side ruffles. Leuders (talk) 20:02, 11 July 2016 (UTC)

Sweet! As long as we don't confuse kookmobiles with art cars, we're fine! And that one says "Jesusmobile", which might be a hint that it's an actual kookmobile. ^^ Reverend Black Percy (talk) 21:38, 11 July 2016 (UTC)

Question[edit]

Do the nut poles act as lightning attractors? 82.44.143.26 (talk) 18:39, 11 July 2016 (UTC)

Well, they're already demonstrably gigawatt-strength crank magnets... Reverend Black Percy (talk) 18:42, 11 July 2016 (UTC)
ONE POINT TWENTY-ONE GIGAWATT!!!!!!111!!!SHIFT1!!SHIFToneeleventyone11!!!1!--JorisEnter (talk) 18:43, 11 July 2016 (UTC)
And what happens if tinfoil hats and ball lightning are introduced into the system? (#Under no circumstances try this combination at home#). 82.44.143.26 (talk) 17:58, 12 July 2016 (UTC)

Same owner?[edit]

These two kookmobiles share the alpha and omega symbols (Christianity reference). And all three of these share the relatively specific "why666" sign. Reverend Black Percy (talk) 21:53, 11 July 2016 (UTC)

Could be a cult. And then there's this guy: Brother Ron, driving down Wisconsin Ave. for Jesus seen in [1] and [2] and [3] has plenty of "unique" messages. Leuders (talk) 22:06, 11 July 2016 (UTC)

Kookbus[edit]

I remember a certain shortwave radio host who was active 10-15 years ago. Pastor John Lewis of Campbellsburg, Indiana was somewhat well known in certain circles for his venomous anti-homosexuality extreme fundamentalist "independent baptist" preaching. He and his flock had an old school bus to which they'd affix oversized pictures purported to be aborted fetuses, along with Phelps-like sayings and quotations. As a kookologist, I have dozens of his old radio shows archived, but never managed to find a photo of his bus. --Cosmikdebris (talk) 23:55, 11 July 2016 (UTC)

It would be awesome if we could find some sources and/or pictures of that and use in the article! Japan has Kookbuses, that's all I've got worth mentioning right now. Reverend Black Percy (talk) 23:59, 11 July 2016 (UTC)

What I noticed while Googling[edit]

In surfing lingo, a kook is a clueless newbie; and a kookmobile is any mass-produced board used by kooks. It's also sometimes used to describe the vehicle kooks drive to surf spots in. Leuders (talk) 01:52, 12 July 2016 (UTC)

Incorrect slogans?[edit]

What's grammatically incorrect about "Just say NO to gay marriage" and "God's not dead!"?--Кřěĵ (ṫåɬк) 08:05, 29 August 2016 (UTC)

The only grammatically incorrect thing was "a abomination". Aside from that little spelling error however, the problems with said statements appear to be largely of an ethical nature. Reverend Black Percy (talk) 12:41, 29 August 2016 (UTC)

Figurines[edit]

Why do many kookmobiles have figurines attached to them? — Unsigned, by: Benn / talk / contribs