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In which I am welcomed[edit]

Ahh, fresh blood. NightFlareSpeak, mortal 07:26, 13 May 2008 (EDT)

Like a sort of Mina Harker, you mean? Drawn into a world of rational nightmares, logical gruesomeness, and unspeakable evidence-based horrors, by the dread Nosferatu of liberal atheism? It's a terrifying read. Thank god for the garlic of Conservapedia. Charles SubLunar (mr) 08:39, 13 May 2008 (EDT)
What on earth has G-d got to do with Conservapedia? Wazza (Yes, that Wazza)Bring a little light into my dim and dull existence 08:54, 13 May 2008 (EDT)
Because God, my dear Wazza, is present in all things. For example birds; trees; clouds; small-mindedness; self-regarding petulance; an outrageous sense of entitlement; lack of compassion; autocratic hypocrisy of the most blatant and unappealing kind; charmless arrogance; and flowers. Conservapedia abounds in all of these. Except for the birds, trees, clouds, and flowers, obv. Charles SubLunar (mr) 09:02, 13 May 2008 (EDT)
Does your moniker imply that you are a mundane fellow? Rational Edthink! 10:22, 13 May 2008 (EDT)
Certainly. In the very best sense of that word. Better to be mundane than to be immaterial. Charles SubLunar (mr) 10:45, 13 May 2008 (EDT)

Another "HI"--Bobbing up 11:06, 13 May 2008 (EDT)

Wotcher Bob. What lovely people you all are. Charles SubLunar (mr) 11:16, 13 May 2008 (EDT)

In which we discuss Ibsen, and a mostly defensive weapon of duck gun[edit]

Since no one's said it yet: Welcome to the dollhouse!— Unsigned, by: 155.155.155.155 / talk / contribs 11:27, 13 May 2008 (EDT)

You know, I've never really understood why exactly we say that. Is there some hidden cultural reference of which I am unaware at work here? --AKjeldsenCum dissensie 12:02, 13 May 2008 (EDT)
It's a mystic incantation which makes everyone except me stop editing for about an hour. It's been clinically tested.— Unsigned, by: 155.155.155.155 / talk / contribs 12:03, 13 May 2008 (EDT)
Yeah, this place is usually like a mausoleum during the daytime GMT. Also, my Wiki-fu informs me that "Welcome to the Dollhouse" is both a black comedy movie from 1995 and a recently-released album by Danity Kane. I can't help but wonder if either of these are being referenced. --AKjeldsenCum dissensie 12:09, 13 May 2008 (EDT)
I would've guessed it was an obscure quote that Human thought was quirky enough to say once and then later decided was genius :)— Unsigned, by: 155.155.155.155 / talk / contribs 12:14, 13 May 2008 (EDT)
Apparently it's an episode of the Gilmore Girls as well. Quite a popular phrase, it seems.— Unsigned, by: 155.155.155.155 / talk / contribs 12:16, 13 May 2008 (EDT)
So not a dour reference to Ibsen then, translated inexpertly from the Norwegian? Pity. Charles SubLunar (mr) 12:24, 13 May 2008 (EDT)
... Now, why didn't I think of that right away? I feel ashamed. --AKjeldsenCum dissensie 12:29, 13 May 2008 (EDT)
And so you should be ashamed AKjeldsen! Isn't it the first interpretation which would occur to anyone?--Bobbing up 12:54, 13 May 2008 (EDT)
WP says the play "breaks convention by ending with a discussion, not an unravelling". Either would have been appropriate in RW's case. Rational Edthink! 13:06, 13 May 2008 (EDT)
I can't help thinking that Ibsen's seminal The Wild Duck might be best:
In The Wild Duck there is an idealist, Gregers Werle...[he] meddles in the affairs of a strange family...living in a house whose closets are chock-full of skeletons.. Gregers insists on pursuing the absolute truth, or the Summons of the Ideal...the whole family is leading a life based on a lie; all sorts of evils are growing in the dark. The remedy is...to face facts, to speak frankly, to let in the light...When the skeletons are brought out of the closet, the whole dreamworld collapses.
That said, the play does end up with a little girl shooting herself with a mostly defensive weapon of duck gun. Let us all think on that as we prick the pomposity of the irrational. It's fine to insist on truth, but lets not do it near suicidal children with access to hunting weapons. Charles SubLunar (mr) 13:49, 13 May 2008 (EDT)
Now we have to decide whether Andy Schlafly is near suicidal. I think he satisfies the other prerequisites. Rational Edthink! 14:03, 13 May 2008 (EDT)
I use "welcome to the dystopian" as to mock Human. --Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 14:14, 13 May 2008 (EDT)
But does Human notice? Charles SubLunar (mr) 16:39, 13 May 2008 (EDT)
And even if he did - would he care, on any meaningful level? --AKjeldsenCum dissensie 17:26, 13 May 2008 (EDT)
What is meaningful, when you get right down to it? Wazza (Yes, that Wazza)Bring a little light into my dim and dull existence 03:35, 14 May 2008 (EDT)
I hate to spoil this wonderful discussion with something so trivial as an "answer", but it's a movie title. Which is why when I type it I capitalize "Dollhouse". Now back to our regularly scheduled gibberish. Oh hai, Chuckles! humanUser talk:Human 19:27, 14 May 2008 (EDT)

In which Kierkegaard is slandered[edit]

Aah, we're back to Ibsen. Charles SubLunar (mr) 04:07, 14 May 2008 (EDT)
It all ends up with Ibsen sooner or later. Or Kierkegaard. --AKjeldsenCum dissensie 04:56, 14 May 2008 (EDT)
Yes, especially Kierkegaard. The little hussy. Charles SubLunar (mr) 05:12, 14 May 2008 (EDT)
Hussy indeed. Never could stick to just one pseudonym, that guy. --AKjeldsenCum dissensie 06:28, 14 May 2008 (EDT)
Pseudonyms, yes. "Hilarius Bookbinder". Excellent. Charles SubLunar (mr) 08:26, 14 May 2008 (EDT)