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Silly question[edit]

Have you been walking towards the political center? I'm asking this because you seem really annoyed with some of the leftists here. Of course, being annoyed with them doesn't mean you switched sides (there are many righ-wingers that hate the Donald nowdays after all), just asking because... why not? GeeJayK (talk) 23:20, 25 March 2021 (UTC)

I never 'walked closer' per se; I was center-left for as long as I've been on here, and only responded to their obsession with "enemies" considerably less dangerous than our common enemy the alt-right- like (their idea of) liberals, centrists, and everyone who thinks communism is only a good idea in theory but not in practice. What mostly vexes me is that, and the fact that so many of them seem to either refuse to or be incapable of comprehending viewpoints besides their own, and are filled with more passion than common sense, a la Oxy, Catgrrl, and sometimes MarioSuperstar- often taking it upon themselves to push their views onto our site with vanity articles/drafts on things like breadtube and obscure American far-left third parties. --Goatspeed. Fossil evidence of my evolutionCircularREmail2.gifasoningMy experiments 23:30, 25 March 2021 (UTC)
Funny, the description of these leftists also fits Alt-right supports really well. I know you're angry with him, but even if he can be rude GC is indeed one of the most open-minded guys with strong left-wing opinions I've met.
One of the reasons why I think he's an important asset of RW and I hope he stays here. GeeJayK (talk) 23:37, 25 March 2021 (UTC)
Grow a pair, man. What is it with your obsession about me? Catgrrl is no longer even active lol. Oxyaena Harass 10:13, 27 March 2021 (UTC)

The account you just blocked[edit]

Isn’t Oxyaena, it was an account I made last time she LANCB to avoid someone impersonating her (which should be standard policy after any rename of an established user imo). Sirius had already blocked and renamed the real Oxy. Christopher (talk) 19:49, 2 April 2021 (UTC)

Oh. --Goatspeed. Fossil evidence of my evolutionCircularREmail2.gifasoningMy experiments 19:51, 2 April 2021 (UTC)

Target acquired[edit]

I found another Kensock on my userpage. I know this gets tiresome, but someone needs to apply the banhammer... Roman Sionis tends to be inactive during summer 18:55, 19 April 2021 (UTC)

If you can't provide a good reason for rollbacking good content additions...[edit]

...then don't smash the rollback button. It's that simple, you moron. Hydronium hydroxide (talk) 02:54, 11 June 2021 (UTC)

You whitewashed and edit warred. I saw what you did in the category links. And do you really think insulting me is going to help your case? --Goatspeed. Fossil evidence of my evolutionCircularREmail2.gifasoningMy experiments 02:56, 11 June 2021 (UTC)
"Bu-but you insulted me1111!!!oneoneelventy11one!!111one!!!11!!" Also, if you don't like one particular edit, there's something called "undo" rather than outright rollbacking. Hydronium hydroxide (talk) 02:58, 11 June 2021 (UTC)
I'm not even gonna dignify that with a response --Goatspeed. Fossil evidence of my evolutionCircularREmail2.gifasoningMy experiments 03:08, 11 June 2021 (UTC)

Your sig[edit]

It's pretty fuckin cool tbh. — Unsigned, by: Viril.Feline.Wyyzrd / talk / contribs

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@Viril.Feline.Wyyzrd Why thank you. I'm kinda proud of it. --Goatspeed. Fossil evidence of my evolutionCircularREmail2.gifasoningMy experiments 17:58, 3 July 2021 (UTC)

New to the site and how to move article to from draftspace to mainspace (if possible)[edit]

Hello! I am new to the site and I wanted to ask how I could move the page about Alt-Right troll Brittany Dier Venti to the mainspace of the site. I'm surprised there is no article about her since she was a big name attendee at the violent neo-nazi rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. She is also pals and associated with many other people you have featured in your alt-right section of this site and I'm surprised she wasn't put on here sooner,so I was wondering how a new article can be moved from the draftspace to the mainspace of this site. Is there certain formatting requirements that need to be met,etc.? I'm new here so your help would be greatly appreciated!

Here is the draft of the article below for context — Unsigned, by: Amerimutt / talk / contribs


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You've been nominated to the RationalMedia Foundation election. Please accept or decline here; if you accept, you may wish to campaign. Monet Ye 06:05, 7 July 2021 (UTC)

Is Circ even old enough? Oxyaena Harass 06:26, 7 July 2021 (UTC)
@Oxyaena He's underage?? Monet Ye 06:36, 7 July 2021 (UTC)
I'm underage, and even if I wasn't I think I'm happy the way I am now. I'm flattered though --Goatspeed. Fossil evidence of my evolutionCircularREmail2.gifasoningMy experiments 18:14, 7 July 2021 (UTC)
Wow. I for some reason I could swear you were a Computer Science student. GeeJayK (talk) 18:18, 7 July 2021 (UTC)
I'm a psych one actually- though I do enjoy working with computers. --Goatspeed. Fossil evidence of my evolutionCircularREmail2.gifasoningMy experiments 18:20, 7 July 2021 (UTC)

I'm honestly flattered[edit]

That Kenny apparently thinks I'm notable enough to cream himself imagining the atheist population decreasing despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary. Give him time and he'll be creaming himself over genocide. --Goatspeed. Fossil evidence of my evolutionCircularREmail2.gifasoningMy experiments 15:36, 8 July 2021 (UTC)

If anything, I think Ken is trying to convince himself. He knows his religion is dying and will be almost over during his lifetime, that's just wishful thinking. GeeJayK (talk) 15:40, 8 July 2021 (UTC)
Ken trolling my talk page some months ago is thus far my proudest moment as an RW editor. This may say something about me as an RW editor, but it definitely says something about Kennybaby as well. Knight CommanderIn ServiceTo HerGoatness 16:04, 8 July 2021 (UTC)
That or playing part in getting Nobs banned. Give or take. Knight CommanderIn ServiceTo HerGoatness 16:05, 8 July 2021 (UTC)
That's true, I also played a part in convincing the mob to vote differently on Nobs's fate, though probably not as big of a role as you played. That being said, it is clear that I am now one of those editors he has a grudge against. --Goatspeed. Fossil evidence of my evolutionCircularREmail2.gifasoningMy experiments 16:13, 8 July 2021 (UTC)
You played your part, and it was important that you did. I instigated the thing by violating the "rules" somewhat awfully and later (adjunct to a profuse apology) presented my case. But I had basically pissed everyone off so badly by my unilateral and rules violating actions (and threats to continue them), that it took someone neutral to present the case for the whole site. Plus, you were a mod which helped.
Sure I did some serious dirt digging afterwards, which is why I'm personally proud of the result of that event (even though I didn't vote). But I couldn't have done it without support from someone with bigger guns. That someone was you, for which I am grateful. Nobs was a cancerous tumor on this site that needed to be removed. And I voted once against banning him too. He was a truly baffling case of contagious right wing insanity. Knight CommanderIn ServiceTo HerGoatness 16:51, 8 July 2021 (UTC)
Good post! R'amen to that! --Goatspeed. Fossil evidence of my evolutionCircularREmail2.gifasoningMy experiments 01:43, 20 July 2021 (UTC)

*Poke poke*[edit]

Anyone home? - Rairyu75 (Talk) 02:20, 21 September 2021 (UTC)

Welcome back[edit]

But what‘s the reason you suddenly disappeared for over two years without any explanation? Monet Ye 17:29, 22 November 2023 (UTC)

@Monet Apologies, that was when my college started and I was suddenly busy as fuck with school work and during my free time I sort of forgot this site. (The Cory-Oxy drama and the latter’s attempt to turn this site into yet another tankie playground was also a factor, as I was unaware of her self-requested permaban a couple of days after my slumber began, and now that all of that’s long gone my faith in the resilience of this site’s mission’s has been renewed.) In light of the I/P conflict reigniting, I remembered the time discussion of that dumpster fire almost destroyed RW’s community- and heard of Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s fall to MAGA and sham baptism and thought of you guys, I checked to see how you were holding up this time around- and it seems to have (touch wood) gone much better than it did in 2018, shortly after my deconversion to atheism and before my arrival to this site. And voila, just like that I came out of retirement. Though yeah, in retrospect I should have at least requested a promotion from my mod position back to regular sysop so an alternate with more spare time could’ve taken over my duties then. Anywho, it’s good to be back, and to see the site I love still here despite everyone and everything. --Goatspeed. Fossil evidence of my evolutionCircularREmail2.gifasoningMy experiments 19:45, 25 November 2023 (UTC)

"Anti-imperialist" support of Russia[edit]

I've actually written about this on the Bar before. The reason they support Russia is a cynical political maneuver. America is obviously the global hegemon, and they oppose America. So does Russia. Therefore, it's convenient to make a sort of "enemy's enemy" deal with Russia. They are fully aware Russia is a plutocratic hellhole, but as long as Russia opposes America, they don't care. Carthage (talk) 04:07, 1 December 2023 (UTC)

@Carthage Yeah, at the end those are their actual beliefs, even if it means fighting imperialism with even more shameless imperialism. “Anti-imperialism is when the world’s largest country wants to be even more disgustingly large”. Tankies hate the world they live in and Ruzzia currently seems to be their best hope of seeing it destroyed, it helps that that country has a grudge against America and wants a state from us --Goatspeed. Fossil evidence of my evolutionCircularREmail2.gifasoningMy experiments 17:21, 1 December 2023 (UTC)
To be fair, many of the biggest issues in global geopolitics today are the result of blowback against American imperialism (guns in the cartel often are sourced from American arms given to Latin American dictatorships for instance). This is ignoring how America is a significant enforcer of neocolonialism. Of course, so is China (seizing a port from Sri Lanka because Sri Lanka couldn't afford to pay the extortionate loans given to it by China?), but that's gonna be met with obvious denial. I think it can be easy to write off these people as loons, but their words resonate with millions of people around the world who have suffered from the boot of American empire. That is exactly why they are dangerous, because their bullshit contains just enough truth. Look at how Jackson Hinkle has received a significant Arab and Muslim audience because of his anti-Israel rhetoric. Carthage (talk) 22:27, 3 December 2023 (UTC)
Precisely. --Goatspeed. Fossil evidence of my evolutionCircularREmail2.gifasoningMy experiments 23:35, 3 December 2023 (UTC)

To myself for unilaterally changing the US politics nav (a heavily-used template) based on a drive-by BoN’s suggestion[edit]

Jumping Humpback whale.jpg


You've been squished by a whale!
Don't take this too seriously. Someone just wants to let you know you did something really silly.

I thought it was Bongolian 🤦‍♂️ --Goatspeed. Fossil evidence of my evolutionCircularREmail2.gifasoningMy experiments 06:19, 6 December 2023 (UTC)

You are a gem[edit]

Thanks, CR, It is good to have an adult keeping us kids in check. Srsly, I would be sending you this, even if it was the other version that you had left. I should have anticipated and started a chat before making my change. --Bertrc (talk) 23:39, 8 December 2023 (UTC)

:-D *Ha*!! I didn't even see the block on me! Hey, but you only threw a block on me! >:-( :-P~ ;-) (This section title on your talk page stands. You're still a gem) --Bertrc (talk) 01:42, 9 December 2023 (UTC)
@Bertrc I’ve technically only been an adult for 2 years, but thanks. And it was a joke block- during COVID I was obsessed with issuing those, if you remember --Goatspeed. Fossil evidence of my evolutionCircularREmail2.gifasoningMy experiments 08:59, 9 December 2023 (UTC)
Oh, I know; That's why I ended with the "winky" smiley! I was just pretending. ;-) --Bertrc (talk) 15:33, 9 December 2023 (UTC)

Malcolm X[edit]

Do you have any thoughts on my edits to the Malcolm X article? Carthage (talk) 21:42, 12 December 2023 (UTC)

@Carthage While it is certainly a change, to be honest I don’t have enough information about this person to really form much of an opinion on what you’ve put there one way or another. I wouldn’t be the one to ask about it --Goatspeed. Fossil evidence of my evolutionCircularREmail2.gifasoningMy experiments 00:40, 13 December 2023 (UTC)


A quick check - you joined the discord, correct? Sorry I'm a bit careful with this given the current situation is a bit precarious. -- Techpriest (talk) 23:18, 12 December 2023 (UTC)

Scratch that. Just saw the userpage edit. Wonderful. -- Techpriest (talk) 00:35, 13 December 2023 (UTC)
Good. Thx --Goatspeed. Fossil evidence of my evolutionCircularREmail2.gifasoningMy experiments 00:39, 13 December 2023 (UTC)