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Hi ConservapediaUndergroundResistor Wave.gif. Nice of you to join us. I take it that you are some kind of right-wing, secret, electrical component? :-) If you'd like to know a bit more about the site please have a look at our RationalWiki:Newcomers' guide.

Actually I'm not. I made this my user name because I resist Conservapedia. They've blocked me three times (and probably counting) and deleted my accounts as Bill111, Bill1111, and RationalWikiLover. Yes, I know. What I did as Bill111 was immature, but I've tried to be less youthful in my editing. -ConservapediaUndergroundResistor

Rusty Spotted Cat[edit]

Just curious, but what's the reasoning for making that article? As it stands, it probably doesn't fit the "mission" here, especially since it's already done pretty well at Wikipedia. Do you have something new involving lulz and/or refutation of something, or is this just duplicating effort? --Kels 11:38, 15 December 2008 (EST)

Still, we should expand so we cover many more topics. Also, the study of biology, and especially zoology, is atrophy to the anti-science movement. Anyway, some lulz could certainly fit into it.--"ConservapediaUndergroundResistorcat! 12:14, 15 December 2008 (EST)

Yeah, if you've got some plans then no problem. Be worth seeing what you come up with. I just wanted to make sure. --Kels 12:23, 15 December 2008 (EST)
Hi again. It's great to see you getting involved - but we don't really need an article on every possible animal. We are not trying to compete with Wikipedia. An article on for, example Horse is not a bad idea as it is a good example of a fossil lineage. But if we have an article on every single animal then we are going to make an almost identical pro-evolution, anit-creationist argument on each of their pages. While we certainly could do this it might make for a level of repetition. I don't know if you have considered our mission statements here but they might help.--Bobbing up 14:22, 15 December 2008 (EST)
I agree we need to expand a bit. A zoology category will be great if you can find good examples that aren't too obscure and provide a good tie-in with the mission statement. So long as they're not completely ripped from WP that's fine. I've been thinking of going back over and refining basic chemistry again myself, I'm sure people won't mind us expanding the science sections. ArmondikoVsshole 14:46, 15 December 2008 (EST)
Was it you I was talking to about creating a science namespace Armondikov?--Bobbing up 14:59, 15 December 2008 (EST)
You know, I'm good with a science namespace, and if we've got a hobbyist who wants to putter around with it so much the better. I'd support it, so long as there's SPOV and some tie-in to anti-science. --Kels 15:03, 15 December 2008 (EST)
How can we refute the anti-science and crank ideas if we flatly refuse to educate people? To refute anti-science, you need to teach about science. My article falls into that cat. --"ConservapediaUndergroundResistorcat! 16:21, 15 December 2008 (EST)
On subjects of fact, we can just point to WP, as you have said, they do do the job rather more intensely than we ever could. Ok, there might be one or two subjects on which we could reach the same depth of cover as WP, but we can't hope to compete with the whole breadth and depth that they do. I think we're better sticking to our mission and dealing only with the refutation of ... etc. Frohlich 16:31, 15 December 2008 (EST)
I'm not entirely convinced that your Rusty spotted cat article does a vast amount to educate the scientifically illiterate about the dangers of pseudoscience. It's also a slightly obscure place to start your crusade against anti science. I note that one of your earlier edits contained the line: The rusty-spotted cat (Prionailurus rubiginosus) is the smallest of the cat species. As such, it is much more easily domesticated than a lion. While this is probably true, it would seem to do little in respect of, for instance, explorations of authoritarianism and fundamentalism.--Bobbing up 16:35, 15 December 2008 (EST)
Ah, but I made it better and included lulz. --"ConservapediaUndergroundResistorcat! 16:55, 15 December 2008 (EST)
For that matter, neither does, say, the fun star wars article --"ConservapediaUndergroundResistorcat! 16:57, 15 December 2008 (EST)
(hint) Does "Fun" mean anything to you? Toast 12:46, 16 December 2008 (EST)

(unindent) Bob: I assume it was me, sometime, somewhere. It's certainly an idea I could get behind. While it's true that there is no way we can or would even want to compete with WP on depth and breath, you have to remember that Wikipedia is Wikipedia. A lot of its science articles suffer badly from it's writing style. On RW, we're safe to drift into informality, slightly bizarre explanations and tying things together in ways that WP just can't because of what it is. While it's data is very extensive (it's chemical data is about as reliable as the Sigma-Alrich catalogue) its ability to explain things concisely and clearly sometimes suffers when it's presented to a non-expert audience. ArmondikoVsshole 12:24, 16 December 2008 (EST)

Well, I'm in favour. So how do we go about properly bringing this 'fore the mob? --Kels 12:49, 16 December 2008 (EST)
You find the big badass power-mad ones that make lots of edits, make sure they're out of town and unilaterally go ahead without any approval :P ArmondikoVsshole 08:02, 17 December 2008 (EST)
I have suggested previously that a science namespace would be the solution for this.--Bobbing up 14:30, 22 December 2008 (EST)
Think that only TMT can add a new namespace & I think he's afk 'til new year. 14:34, 22 December 2008 (EST)
Science articles are already linked via category - they could all be moved to a distinct namespace, but I don't think it's essential to do so. I also think that, by & large, they should be fairly close to the missions. Felidae is a bit of an anomaly, but obviously it's a labour of love, & there shouldn't be any more talk of deleting it or confing in to funspace. But I'm still not convinced that we should be building lots of equivalent articles to deal with every other creature classification or every application of science in as much depth. weaseLOIdWeaselly.jpg~ 14:48, 22 December 2008 (EST)
Is someone having a laff? The only pussy that get's rusty is ... Na, I said too much already.  Lily Ta, wack! 14:55, 22 December 2008 (EST)
At some level the entirety of science has some relationship with pseudo-science - if only as an example of what science is or is not. Any element of science could theoretically be referenced by a pseudo-science article. But if we justify science articles in that way it would have the effect of introducing the whole of science into mainspace - something which would be well beyond our mission. However given that we (a) have people who want to write explicitly about science and (b) will frequently want to reference science in our pseudo-science articles, a science namespace would be a good idea.--Bobbing up 15:45, 22 December 2008 (EST)
To my way of thinking, it would be a lot like the "Fun" namespace. It's not stuff that's necessary to the Mission, but just stuff that people like writing for a laugh. We've got a lot of people who just plain like science, even people like me who are a long way from experts. So for folks like that, having a namespace to do what they enjoy strikes me as just fine. It's not like it'd use up all the space on the wiki or anything, and it'd make a number of people happy. --Kels 16:00, 22 December 2008 (EST)
OK, you've convinced me. But what about all those science articles that are mission-related (evolution, etc.) - would they also go into the science portal or stay in mainspace? wassaiLOIdWeaselly.jpg~ 16:10, 22 December 2008 (EST)
Can someone copy the relevant chunks of this to a new place to discuss it, like maybe a debate page or something? And announce it on the intercom? ħumanUser talk:Human 16:27, 22 December 2008 (EST)
Done. wassaiLOIdWeaselly.jpg~ 17:38, 22 December 2008 (EST)
Thanks! & thanks for the link here to it, too. ħumanUser talk:Human 19:53, 22 December 2008 (EST)

We could [edit]

... just copy WP:

The Rusty-spotted Cat (Prionailurus rubiginosus) is a very small wild cat of southern India and Sri Lanka. It is 35-48 cm (14-17 in) in length, plus 15-25 cm (6-10 in) tail, weighing in at only approximately 1.5 kg (3.3 lbs). Since adult females can weigh as little as 1 kg (2.2 lbs) or less, this species rivals (and may exceed) the Black-footed Cat (Felis nigripes) as the world's smallest wild cat. The color of the fur is grey, with rusty spots all over the back and the flanks, while the underbelly is white with large dark spots. The tail, thick and about half the length of the body, is darker in color than the body and the spots are less distinct. All in all this cat is quite similar to the related Leopard Cat (Prionailurus bengalensis).

Habitat and behaviour[edit]

The Indian populations of the Rusty-spotted Cat mainly lives in tropical dry forests and dry grasslands, but in Sri Lanka rainforests are the preferred habitat. The reason for this difference may be the competition with the Leopard Cat, which occupies the rainforests of the mainland, but does not live in Sri Lanka.

This cat is nocturnal and partly arboreal, and feeds on rodents, birds and lizards. Its nature is described as friendly and playful, making it conducive for domestication as pets. It is also hunted for food in some areas by local human populations.

Conservation[edit]

The Rusty-spotted Cat faces a high risk of extinction in the wild and is listed as vulnerable on the IUCN Red List. More specifically, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (CITES) lists the Indian population in Appendix I (threatened with extinction where trade in the specimens is only allowed in exceptional circumstances) and the other populations in Appendix II (not necessarily threatened with extinction, but where trade in the furs is strictly controlled).

Subspecies[edit]

There are two subspecies:

  • Prionailurus rubiginosus rubiginosus, India
  • Prionailurus rubiginosus phillipsi, Sri Lanka

In Sri Lanka, the Rusty-spotted Cat is known as Handun Diviya or Kola Diviya.[1] The terms 'Handun Diviya' and 'Kola Diviya' are also used by the local community to refer to the Fishing Cat (Prionailurus viverrinus), another little-known small cat in suburban habitats of Sri Lanka. Both animals are nocturnal and elusive and therefore distinct identity as to which one is referred as 'Handun Diviya' is arguable.[2]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. http://www.animalinfo.org
  2. http://nationalzoo.si.edu

Frohlich 16:44, 15 December 2008 (EST)

Grandiose plans[edit]

Wikipedia isn't "better" because they "try harder" - they are bigger because their editor base is a few orders of magnitude bigger. We are more specialized in our focus and intent. I would suggest that if you want to outdo Linnaeus here that you start with a couple of highly interesting critters relative to our mission statement (Darwin's finches?), in order to avoid having to defend random articles that won't really fit in unless there are thousands of them. ħumanUser talk:Human 20:18, 15 December 2008 (EST)

There for my proposal to take a bunch of cat articles and make on big cat article. And the cheetah is a great example of evolution. The cat page would have a detailed description of every species. --"ConservapediaUndergroundResistorcat! 20:24, 15 December 2008 (EST)
Maybe start with just the major divisions before getting down to the every species level, since there are an awful lot of them. --Kels 20:29, 15 December 2008 (EST)
Done deal. I'll get to work. The prototype will be ready by tommorrow. --"ConservapediaUndergroundResistorcat! 20:31, 15 December 2008 (EST)
Any good ideas on how to differentiate it from the beloved cat article? Call it "cats in the wild"? "wild cats"? (Those are both really bad ideas). "Cat (undomesticated)"? Way too clumsy. Is there a good family name or some such they all fall in? ħumanUser talk:Human 20:43, 15 December 2008 (EST)
Oh, here's an idea - build the prototype in a sandbox and that will give us time to figure it out? (Do you know how to make a sandbox in your user space?) ħumanUser talk:Human 20:44, 15 December 2008 (EST)

DONT ...[edit]

... fuck about with long established Lulz, please. Frohlich 11:42, 16 December 2008 (EST)

Weasaloid/Chill[edit]

Hey, take a deep breath, have a beer. Step away from the keyboard. Settle in to the "feel" of the place. "Pull up a goat" (as they say for some reason). Weasaloid doesn't seem to me to be misbehaving. In fact people here tend to be very polite and considerate (often whilst being foul-mouthed, contrarian and exhibiting a weird sense of humour).--Toffeeman 16:54, 16 December 2008 (EST)

Yeah, that's not really how we do things here (the blocking) especially for a mere content dispute. Pinto's5150 Talk 18:48, 16 December 2008 (EST)

Ban the ill-tempered little mustelid (Weaseloid)[edit]

Hehe, haha, ho ho, hahahahahah "Please block User:Weaseloid. This ... is not appriciated. Already ... this site gain a reputation as worse than Conservapedia." Wow. Luser.

You're calling for the block of a user who disagrees with you about article content or placement? After being on the site for less than a week? Quelle merde! Quelle merde, indeed (sorry for my English). You no listen. You no read. You tell us what to do. You tell us to remake our mission. Let me say, since I might be the only one to dare to be so rude: Go fuck yourself, troll. ħumanUser talk:Human 22:58, 16 December 2008 (EST)

well, I was about to vandal bin him hours (days?) ago, then I remembered that some on the site have more respect & tolerance than I for freedom of speech, so I didn't. Toast 23:50, 16 December 2008 (EST)
(Actually Weasel had a little diatribe on his User Page that used the "your name here" thing, I think that's what caused the plea to TMT. Weasel's amended it somewhat since. Toast 23:53, 16 December 2008 (EST)
It's got a typo. I fix. It's my job, dammit! ħumanUser talk:Human 23:57, 16 December 2008 (EST)
Thanks for the typo fix, Huamn. The user page wasn't exactly a diatribe, just some nonsense poetry using random word generators & the magic mirror at the end of it. But in retrospect I guess it accounts for what the Resistor meant about me making "threats". weaseLOIdWeaselly.jpg~ 10:36, 17 December 2008 (EST)

Yeah it is not personal about you it says that about me when I go on his user page we use it all the time. - User \scriptstyle-i\ln(-1) 01:05, 17 December 2008 (EST)

"Anonymous User" (obviously not your real name), please take your own name to heart: there is no such thing as "relative truth," and hence the reversion of your edit. I reread the beginning of your rant at the top of this section and you persist in repeating the liberal claim that Obama is not an affirmative action president, so let me guess: you're a non-substantive editor. You also clearly deny that religion stops Shaken Baby Syndrome. Contrary to what many of you obese atheists like to claim, if you want to discuss your political views, then you have to describe them first. Please learn her by contributing to encyclopedic entries, rather than simply ranting and awaiting a response. If you think it "is OK to be wrong sometimes," then please be wrong somewhere else.--Andy Schlafly 06:22, 25 June 2019 (UTC)
Yeah, the assquote thing should be kept as far away from newer members as possible. It's almost as bad as the template that says "You have no new messages" at the top of talk/user pages for confusing the poor blighters. ArmondikoVsshole 08:05, 17 December 2008 (EST)
Okay, maybe I overeacted. But it is rude. And is that really crazy Andy posting there? --"ConservapediaUndergroundResistorcat! 10:38, 17 December 2008 (EST)
Yes. Yes it is. weaseLOIdWeaselly.jpg~ 11:15, 17 December 2008 (EST)
Weasel, you're naughty, Don't take the piss out of our puussy fancier. 11:31, 17 December 2008 (EST)
New editors?!!! I've just spent 15 minutes goin' through the diffs trying to see who was takin' ma naim in vain. What a daft old cow I am.  Lily Ta, wack! 14:52, 22 December 2008 (EST)

Just being honest[edit]

Seriously you are currently in the top 10 drama queens we have had here, pushing for the top 5. You joined the 9th of December, on my side of the plant that is one day over a week ago. You are already making demands to block long term editors and you will stop contributing if you don't get your way over a stupid at picture. Seriously my advise to you is settle in and learn the feel of the land first. This is like no other wiki you have been to before, there are little things on here that exist purely at RationalWiki which take some getting use to. So my advice is contribute to only preexisting pages until you see what topics we cover and in what way. When you have got the hang of it then start making larger contributions and you will be a sysop in no time. - User \scriptstyle-i\ln(-1) 18:40, 17 December 2008 (EST)

That sucks, man. I got the side of the plant with all the aphids on it. --Kels 18:43, 17 December 2008 (EST)
Better than having triffids. - User \scriptstyle-i\ln(-1) 19:43, 17 December 2008 (EST)
Verily, this guy is (almost) moer fun than watching Uncle Ed. I go AFK for a couple of hours & return to him lecturing again. Tee Hee. 19:50, 17 December 2008 (EST)
Nice thing about triffids, you don't have to look at them. --Kels 19:52, 17 December 2008 (EST)
<groan> that was funny. ħumanUser talk:Human 20:16, 17 December 2008 (EST)
I guess I owe Weaseloid an apology. Sorry. From now on I will contribute to preexisting pages and the Felids one. Also, I'll try to behave better. I guess I got off on a bad start after the Felid debacle. --"ConservapediaUndergroundResistorcat! 20:33, 17 December 2008 (EST)
Somebody please argue with me about something. I'm getting bored. No one's doing anything I can edit or argue with. --"ConservapediaUndergroundResistorcat! 19:10, 18 December 2008 (EST)
I could block you for a "silly pattern of editing" if you like? ħumanUser talk:Human 19:36, 18 December 2008 (EST)
No thanks--"ConservapediaUndergroundResistorcat! 20:04, 18 December 2008 (EST)
Oh well, too bad, I did, right after asking... ħumanUser talk:Human 21:12, 18 December 2008 (EST)

Didn't notice --"ConservapediaUndergroundResistorcat! 21:16, 18 December 2008 (EST)

It was only for six seconds. ħumanUser talk:Human 22:23, 18 December 2008 (EST)
I could block you for a "sensible pattern of editing" . . . weaseLOIdWeaselly.jpg~ 20:11, 18 December 2008 (EST)
No thanks. But you could argue that Joe the Plumber should be president. --"ConservapediaUndergroundResistorcat! 20:16, 18 December 2008 (EST)
Nice new font on the siggy. - User \scriptstyle-i\ln(-1) 21:25, 18 December 2008 (EST)
I fixed it. ħumanUser talk:Human 22:24, 18 December 2008 (EST)


Fun:Star Wars[edit]

Go, this article will to the trash bin. Depicts the Jedi falsely, it does. --"ConservapediaUndergroundResistorcat! 18:21, 24 December 2008 (EST)

"Women are my superior..."[edit]

Dude, there are a a couple of dozen established editors, sysops and admins that you can fuck with at your leisure, no problem, no questions asked. What is to be gained by playing around on the talk page of a troll who has done noting but cause trouble and spread hatred since day one, besides creating more trouble? If that's too much for you to handle, go back to writing articles about cats and trying to get established members banned. TheoryOfPractice 20:43, 3 January 2009 (EST)

How can I debate someone I mostly agree with? And I'm not sure he is a troll, just a bigoted bigot. --"ConservapediaUndergroundResistorsignature fanatic 20:44, 3 January 2009 (EST)
He's unquestionably both a bigot & a troll. & The length of the block makes no difference. He uses a proxy IP just creates more & more accounts. This is a list of his sock accounts so far. If you look at some at the names, you'll get an idea of his style. Not a nice guy to deal with or somebody you can debate with rationally. ŴêâŝêîôîďWeaselly.jpgMethinks it is a Weasel 20:57, 3 January 2009 (EST)
Weaselod! He likes you! ;-) --"ConservapediaUndergroundResistormesa likesa Starsa Warssa 20:59, 3 January 2009 (EST)
CUR, you really need to fix your sig - 1, get it into a template type thing, and 2, please make it normal font size. It screams of inadequacy right now. ħumanUser talk:Human 21:56, 3 January 2009 (EST)
How?! --"ConservapediaUndergroundResistorchief bickerer 21:57, 3 January 2009 (EST)

All right, who's the vandal? --"ConservapediaUndergroundResistoroverworked and overbearing 21:59, 3 January 2009 (EST)

Hesa said that to PC! --"ConservapediaUndergroundResistor"is an evil librul 22:16, 3 January 2009 (EST)
Here's what I see, running the latest firefox on XP pro, on, yeah, a "really old computer". If you use a font that people don;t necessarily have, the MW software defaults to arial. Please make sure your work on the web looks right in the "default" mode as well as the "fancy" mode. I suggest you just get rid of the "font size=4" part and let the browser handle it. ħumanUser talk:Human 22:48, 3 January 2009 (EST)
CURsig.png
Or try using a different font, where the text comes out about the same size as in arial. It looks like that bradley font is tiny when you run it at regular scale. ŴêâŝêîôîďWeaselly.jpgMethinks it is a Weasel 22:54, 3 January 2009 (EST)

Rodney McKay[edit]

Don't you think he suits me well? --"ConservapediaUndergroundResistor"is an evil librul 16:03, 4 January 2009 (EST)

Well? Don't you think I think like him? Do you even know who he is? (Judge King does) And do you like my new sig? --"ConservapediaUndergroundInductoris an evil librul 09:41, 5 January 2009 (EST)

Ask, and ye shall receive[edit]

Here's your sysopship! Complete with bucket, mop, and instruction manual. Try not to have too much fun, okay?  : ) Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 18:00, 4 January 2009 (EST)

Don't worry (famous last words ;-))--"ConservapediaUndergroundResistor"is an evil librul 18:00, 4 January 2009 (EST)

Blocking[edit]

CUR, I saw that you blocked A long way to Tipperary for twenty minutes. I know that you're new at this, so please understand that because 'A long way to Tipperary' has been put in the vandal bin, he cannot edit more than once every thirty minutes anyways. There is no point to blocking him for less than that. Furthermore, the vandal bin renders blocks on vandals obsolete, so there is no point to blocking him at all. Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 19:33, 4 January 2009 (EST)

Thank you for understanding, CUR. Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 19:36, 4 January 2009 (EST)
Are friendly 30-second blocks of certain unnamed Carnivora allowed? --"ConservapediaUndergroundInductoris an evil librul 20:03, 4 January 2009 (EST)
Yes. Short, seconds-long blocks are a tradition around here. I recommend not doing too many of them to the same person however, otherwise it may be interpreted as you being passive-aggressive. Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 16:59, 5 January 2009 (EST)

SEX!!![edit]

I've started a discussion about the SEX and furry fandom article on the relevant talk page. TheoryOfPractice 10:10, 5 January 2009 (EST)

Don't edit-war when there's a discussion that's been started on the edit in question. TheoryOfPractice 10:40, 5 January 2009 (EST)

{{assquote}}[edit]

Would you please stop using the assquote template all over the place; it's not funny or witty, it's confusing. At least sign when you use it. Phantom Hoover 15:39, 5 January 2009 (EST)

Enlarged Bradley font[edit]

Here, download this and replace your bradley font with it. -- Nx talk 12:58, 6 January 2009 (EST)

turbo-ban-whatever template that you're sporting....[edit]

Inviting you to chime in @ the template's talk page...TheoryOfPractice 14:33, 6 January 2009 (EST)

Controversial[edit]

Just a heads-up if it wasn't intentional, but you spelled it wrong two different ways on your user page. ħumanUser talk:Human 15:24, 6 January 2009 (EST)

What won't work on a mac?[edit]

That, and preferred form of communication is by posting on my talk page. -- Nx talk 15:23, 8 January 2009 (EST)

I'm guessing you mean the font, in that case try this (I saved it with the Apple option this time, but I don't have a Mac, so I can't test) -- Nx talk 16:16, 8 January 2009 (EST)

Block[edit]

While I appreciate that your educational deficiencies are probably beyond your control, please note that I consider your general behaviour more suitable to a nursery school than an adult wiki. That is all. fröhlich "gay" and "happy" 19:43, 8 January 2009 (EST)

I may well be smarter than you. And you opened the door. So I can say that. And LOLcatz is more suitable to a nursery school than an adult wiki. That is all. --"ConservapediaUndergroundInductoris an evil librul 18:26, 9 January 2009 (EST)
I disagree on both assertions. ħumanUser talk:Human 23:12, 9 January 2009 (EST)
I think a battle of wits is in order. That is all. --"ConservapediaUndergroundInductoris an evil librul 12:51, 10 January 2009 (EST)
But you've already pulled a Ghandi, by turning up unarmed! Unfair! What are we to do now? ħumanUser talk:Human 22:23, 10 January 2009 (EST)
<snigger></snigger> fröhlich "gay" and "happy" 22:49, 10 January 2009 (EST)

WIGO CP[edit]

This is just ridiculous. Are you really saying that it's funny when sysops revert vandalism? What would you do if somebody added random images of cats on pages here? Is this just you trumpeting vandalism from a sock, something greatly looked down on in WIGO CP? Phantom Hoover 07:24, 11 January 2009 (EST)

It's not me. And even though I don't approve of such behavior, you've got to admit that it is rather amusing. --"ConservapediaUndergroundInductoris an evil librul 12:07, 11 January 2009 (EST)

WIGO CP[edit]

Why are you erasing a pile of WIGOs? TheoryOfPractice 12:24, 11 January 2009 (EST)

I am? I thought I was making it so people could see MOAR KITTY! --"ConservapediaUndergroundInductoris an evil librul 12:26, 11 January 2009 (EST)
Don't be a jackass. TheoryOfPractice 12:28, 11 January 2009 (EST)
What?! Excuse me?! --"ConservapediaUndergroundInductoris an evil librul 12:30, 11 January 2009 (EST)
Deleting good WIGOs just to put some idiotic vandalism is being a jackass. Phantom Hoover 12:31, 11 January 2009 (EST)

Listen to the Ghostly Vacuum Cleaner. TheoryOfPractice 12:32, 11 January 2009 (EST)

The actual WIGO page contains the following text, in case you hadn't noticed:
Do not remove items from the list unless you believe they are legally slanderous or otherwise likely to be "detrimental to RationalWiki". Comment out () an item if you think it's really an issue. If you think an item is not worthwhile, just vote it down - "one man's boredom is another man's lulz".
So first of all you're removing something that has a big sign saying DON'T REMOVE THIS, which is basically being a jackass. I think it may also mess up the WIGO voting system, which is also being a jackass. Not cool. --Kels 12:36, 11 January 2009 (EST)
I didn't know that I was deleted WIGO's. Sorry. --"ConservapediaUndergroundInductoris an evil librul 12:37, 11 January 2009 (EST)
LERN 2 WIGO, N00B. --Kels 12:48, 11 January 2009 (EST)
Learn to spell, Kels. --"ConservapediaUndergroundInductoris an evil librul 12:49, 11 January 2009 (EST)
I can spell "Kels" just fine, thank you. --Kels 12:51, 11 January 2009 (EST)
Learn how to read, too. --"ConservapediaUndergroundInductoris an evil librul 12:51, 11 January 2009 (EST)

I think you probably used "undo" on an old edit, to undo whoever commented out your entry. This means you also undid any other edits since - I.E. deleted every WIGO entry that was added afterwards. Please only use "undo" on the most recent edit to any page. Any other changes should be done manually. ŴêâŝêîôîďWeaselly.jpgMethinks it is a Weasel 12:56, 11 January 2009 (EST)

Old site[edit]

Why don't you come over to the old site? You can vandalize and block and add cats as much as you want. Phantom Hoover 12:27, 11 January 2009 (EST)

Intercom[edit]

CUR, when using the intercom, please use the "General site news group" only for things that are relatively important. Some of us subscribed to the General news group so we could read messages of at least some significance. All of the messages you have sent over the intercom so far belonged in the "Random" group. Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 18:23, 12 January 2009 (EST)

If you're not sure which group a potential message belongs in, please run it by someone first. Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 18:23, 12 January 2009 (EST)


GO RODNEY![edit]

I would like to announce the final episode of Stargate Atlantis was last Friday. --"ConservapediaUndergroundInductoris an evil librul 20:40, 12 January 2009 (EST)

Sorry[edit]

I was petty and churlish. I could have said what I wanted to say without being so hostile, but I didn't. I projected my own feelings and experiences onto you, and that wasn't fair. Sorry about that. The electrocutioner 14:01, 15 January 2009 (EST)

Your apology is accepted. Don't worry about. I get worse diatribes from Human, Pi, and Toast. --"ConservapediaUndergroundInductoris an evil librul 14:05, 15 January 2009 (EST)

L I S T E N  I D I O T[edit]

Next time you do that, you will be de-sysoped and vandal binned. Toast s.png (with butter!) talk to Toast 14:24, 15 January 2009 (EST)

What did he do this time? Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 15:08, 15 January 2009 (EST)
30second block. I'm particularly short tempered at the moment, but I mean it! Toast s.png (with butter!) talk to Toast 15:13, 15 January 2009 (EST)
Overreaction, Toast. Joke blocks are part of the RW sysop experience. Threatening to desysop someone for performing one on you is an abuse of power (although it isn't as disturbing as the time Carptrash threatened Kels with a badly sculpted piece of blutac for blocking him for a year). Phantom Hoover 15:19, 15 January 2009 (EST)
That was an especially threatening bit of blutac, I'll have you know. --Kels 15:23, 15 January 2009 (EST)
But surely you concede that it was badly sculpted? Phantom Hoover 15:30, 15 January 2009 (EST)
Surely you do not propose the existence of an objective aesthetic independent of the subjectivity of taste? --AKjeldsenCum dissensie 15:31, 15 January 2009 (EST)
No, I'm using the fairly objective measure of how much it looked like the subject. Phantom Hoover 15:34, 15 January 2009 (EST)
Hmm. I remain unconvinced. --AKjeldsenCum dissensie 15:38, 15 January 2009 (EST)
This is the image in question. Surely you do not contend that Kels has arms the same length as her torso, various strange tumours, and all her fingers fused into one flipper-like appendage? Phantom Hoover 15:44, 15 January 2009 (EST)
Certainly not. But how do we know that it was meant to accurately represent the subject? --AKjeldsenCum dissensie 15:48, 15 January 2009 (EST)
An interesting point. But if we take it that Carptrash was using it as a voodoo doll, we can assume it was meant to represent the subject with at least some degree of accuracy. Phantom Hoover 15:50, 15 January 2009 (EST)
30 second block on a sysop? Shhiiiiiiiit we eat those mothafukkas up like popcorn. DickTurpis 15:21, 15 January 2009 (EST)
Really big overreaction. Calm down Toast. Have a goat. Have a piece of toast. I find blackberry preserves especially good on toast. --"ConservapediaUndergroundInductoris an evil librul 16:10, 15 January 2009 (EST)
Don't worry; if she desysoped you she would be stripped of her 'cratship. Phantom Hoover 16:23, 15 January 2009 (EST)
Don't be too sure about that. After all, Human got off more or less scot-free after two fairly significant abuses of power. Decratting is a rare thing. Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 17:14, 15 January 2009 (EST)

(unident) She should still try some blackberry preserves on toast. That stuff is good! — Unsigned, by: ConservapediaUndergroundResistor / talk / contribs