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JPGs[edit]

Spme images the people on twitter are linking. [1] [2]Hamburguesa con queso con un cara Spinning-Burger.gif (talkstalk) 17:35, 7 December 2016 (UTC)

They missed[edit]

... Sweeny Todd 82.44.143.26 (talk) 18:09, 7 December 2016 (UTC)

Motivations for inventing this conspiracy theory[edit]

Someone add possible motivations for this conspiracy theory, possibly to divert attention from Trump facing a child rape case at the time, Trump admitting to sexual assault, Trump admitting to walking in on underage girls (some as young as 15), Epstein's employee pleading the fifth when asked about Trump and so on. — Unsigned, by: 178.148.28.60 / talk / contribs

On talk pages, please sign your comments using four tildes (~~~~) or by clicking on the sign button: SigButt.png on the toolbar above the edit panel. You can also indent successive talk page comments using one more colon (:) for each line. Thank you. Reverend Black Percy (talk) 13:42, 9 December 2016 (UTC)
I doubt there's any effort by Trumpists to divert attention away from things Trump does. I think whatever he does or says is OK with them. Motivations for propagating a conspiracy theory would not all be the same anyway. Some (the majority I think) pushed it simply for trollish lulz. Some pushed it to feed the hate for all things Clinton. (Bear in mind this all started 30 years ago with the birth of right wing talk radio. A whole industry devoted to demonizing the Clintons flourished, led by Limbaugh and others. I tuned in the local right wing radio show the other day, and the rhetoric was pretty much the same as it was in the late 1990s. Callers saying the Clintons need to be jailed for rape, murder and treason, etc.) And some people pushed it for money; i.e. clicks and pageviews. Oh and don't forget sheer stupidity. Leuders (talk) 15:45, 9 December 2016 (UTC)
It seems plausible that this conspiracy theory could have been promoted to distract attention from the real conspiracy scandal - i.e. pro-Trump interference by Russia in the election. Mainstream Trump supporters (who didn't buy into the Pizzagate nonsense) are equating the two things & saying that the Trump-Russia connection is the left's Pizzagate, despite the CIA's findings. €₳$£ΘĪÐWeaselly.jpgMethinks it is a Weasel 00:16, 11 December 2016 (UTC)
No doubt Pizzagate has been leveraged for political purposes by some, if not many, Trump supporters. And yes, diversion could be a motivation for promoting it. But my view is that it wasn't "invented" and coordinated with that single purpose in mind. Leuders (talk) 18:00, 12 December 2016 (UTC)

How far to silver?[edit]

Ideas? Reverend Black Percy (talk) 10:49, 14 December 2016 (UTC)

Lose its stub status and it would be close/there.—Hamburguesa con queso con un cara Spinning-Burger.gif (talkstalk) 20:48, 17 December 2016 (UTC)
But it's not a stub? Reverend Black Percy (talk) 23:42, 17 December 2016 (UTC)
Then the article needs to reflect this by not having the stub template.—Hamburguesa con queso con un cara Spinning-Burger.gif (talkstalk) 00:01, 18 December 2016 (UTC)

Been trying to write this page to silver today[edit]

I hope this was useful. And I hope anyone has the power of Greyskull to help. It's not got all that far to go, and there really are a lot of great sources to consult, especially now that the dust has settled. Reverend Black Percy (talk) 19:47, 28 January 2017 (UTC)

I think it deserves it now.—Hamburguesa con queso con un cara Spinning-Burger.gif (talkstalk) 18:34, 18 February 2017 (UTC)

Alex Jones video[edit]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PJedhZjJlUQ

Hamburguesa con queso con un cara Spinning-Burger.gif (talkstalk) 21:21, 2 February 2017 (UTC)

One InfoWarrior with extra toppings[edit]

They're still not over this. Facepalm.png Reverend Black Percy (talk) 19:30, 16 February 2017 (UTC)

4chan at it again[edit]

4chan creates rumors that there's a paedophile ring on YouTube.Hamburguesa con queso con un cara Spinning-Burger.gif (talkstalk) 18:13, 18 February 2017 (UTC)

One more article[edit]

An article explaining why the restaurant became a target to the alt-right, the punk theme and art within the restaurant.—Hamburguesa con queso con un cara Spinning-Burger.gif (talkstalk) 19:01, 18 February 2017 (UTC)

This email[edit]

I found this email linked here:

> Mary and John
>
> I think you should give notice when changing strategies which have been
> long in place. I immediately realized something was different by the shape
> of the box and I contemplated who would be sending me something in the
> square shaped box. Lo and behold, instead of pasta and wonderful sauces, it
> was a lovely, tempting assortment of cheeses, Yummy. I am awaiting the
> return of my children and grandchildren from their holiday travels so that
> we can demolish them.
>
> Thank you so much. I hope you and your gang are well.
>
> I miss you both
>
> Best wishes fro a merry Christmas and Happy New Year.
>
> Herb
>
>
>
> Ps. Do you think I’ll do better playing dominos on cheese than on pasta?

According to conspiracy nuts, this is in code, however, it seems more likely someone tampered with the email to make it cryptic or something, I dunno.—Hamburguesa con queso con un cara Spinning-Burger.gif (talkstalk) 17:48, 24 November 2017 (UTC)

Top 50 Powerful people line[edit]

Why is this important?

Its owner, James Alefantis, was [[WAKE_UP|for some reason]] named the 49<sup>th</sup> most powerful person in Washington DC by ''GQ magazine'' out of DC's top 50 most powerful people.<ref>Reid Cherlin, Rob Fischer, Jason Horowitz, Jason Zengerle [http://www.gq.com/news-politics/politics/201202/50-most-powerful-people-in-washington-dc#slide=49 The 50 Most Powerful People in Washington] ''GQ Magazine'', February 2012</ref><ref group="Note">As such, placing him ahead of hundreds of senators, house members, agency and department heads, lawyers, lobbyists, judges, etc.</ref>

Herr FüzzyCätPötätö (talk/stalk) 01:06, 25 November 2017 (UTC)

It's not.—Hamburguesa con queso con un cara Spinning-Burger.gif (talkstalk) 04:53, 25 November 2017 (UTC)