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Can we move this to Template:Wingnuttery? It's just, if you're going to name a template "Bullshit", the title line better use the word "bullshit". But this doesn't, it says "Extreme wingnuttery" instead. Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 22:37, 7 September 2008 (EDT)

The title of a template should be easily associated with what the template actually does. But here, the title is rather misleading. I keep thinking I'm going to find this template

Icon bullshit.svg B   U   L   L
"The universe is a strange and wondrous place.
The truth is quite odd enough to need no help from pseudoscientific charlatans."

, which actually uses the word (and even the color scheme of) bullshit. Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 22:37, 7 September 2008 (EDT)

Good point, but try to keep it simple: "template:wingnut"? And please stop making redlinks when simple Englishk will suffice.... ħumanUser talk:Human 22:48, 7 September 2008 (EDT)
Then again, maybe the template just needs to be reworded - it does say "This topic may or may not be bullshit, and is either nonsensical or idiotic." However, the one you cited above should be renamed "bull". ħumanUser talk:Human 22:50, 7 September 2008 (EDT)
It's also the theme that needs reworking. Even if you reword it, with that picture and color scheme, it's still more about wingnuts than it is about bullshit. Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 22:57, 7 September 2008 (EDT)
Your edit comment "what red link" is at the top of this talk page, wanker. Theme? WTF are you talking about? What picture???? ħumanUser talk:Human 23:18, 7 September 2008 (EDT)
Theme: grey, with thin black border, bespeaking something dull rather than something shitty. Picture: wingnut. Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 15:15, 8 September 2008 (EDT)

Revival of move request[edit]

Since not all bulls*** is wingnuttery, I suggest that this template be moved to "wingnuttery" as suggested, with a new apolitical template added here. Mjollnir.svgListenerXTalkerX 05:49, 12 May 2009 (UTC)

Agree. This one should be the box in the above section, the one that says "bullshit". ħumanUser talk:Human 06:08, 12 May 2009 (UTC)
Oh, I see. That one is called "bull". We really need an easy way to find these four or five article labeling templates we use when we want them. ħumanUser talk:Human 06:09, 12 May 2009 (UTC)
Does transclusion work over redirects? If so, we could just move this one to "wingnuttery" and the "bull" one here. Mjollnir.svgListenerXTalkerX 06:15, 12 May 2009 (UTC)
Translcusion does work with redirects; at least it did before the upgrade, hopefully it still works. - π 06:20, 12 May 2009 (UTC)
Whatever we do, we're gonna have to track down all the usages and make sure they are still appropriate... By the way, moving two templates over each other strikes me as not leaving redirects... ħumanUser talk:Human 06:28, 12 May 2009 (UTC)
All the moves are finished. The old "Wingnuttery" template, which had only one link, was moved to "Clear as mud;" I changed the one link to reflect that. "Bull" was moved to "Bulls***," and presently redirects there. There are 23 pages linking to the old "Bulls***" template, some of which will have to be changed to "Wingnuttery;" I believe I can do this by tomorrow at some point. Mjollnir.svgListenerXTalkerX 06:39, 12 May 2009 (UTC)
Something is wrong with your keyboard X, everytime you go to type hit it comes out as ***. - π 06:55, 12 May 2009 (UTC)