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You've been nominated in the upcoming moderator elections. See the nomination at RationalWiki:Moderator elections/Nominations. β€” Dysk (contribs) 03:24, 2 November 2018 (UTC)

Ineligible!?! More like illegible. Anyway, get off my back, I'm not good at responsibility on the internet.Gol Sarnitt (talk) 07:23, 3 November 2018 (UTC)


Please don't edit userspace. If you have something to say to someone, don't be disruptive as well. --It's-a me, Lgm sigpic.png LeftyGreenMario!(Mod) 22:53, 4 November 2018 (UTC)


Because of your edits to and time on the wiki, wizard Sysop has been added to your user rights. Feel free to let your newfound α΄˜α΄α΄‘α΄‡Κ€ course through your veins. Once the high wears off, see RationalWiki:Sysop guide for more information. If you have questions, bleat ask away.Commie Lib (talk) 06:10, 24 February 2019 (UTC)

About the Cuckoo[edit]

I know you think that guy on Actualized sounds good, but when you see the other stuff he has you'll see why I don't take him seriously. One of the rules on his homepage is not to question him. He also made a video saying that criticism is untenable, so then that means his video is untenable.Machina (talk) 03:35, 11 May 2019 (UTC)

Oh, don't worry about me, I don't think he sounds good. I went on to criticize him explicitly, but that was like half a page on Saloon Bar, so I just decided to leave it at my base argument, "questions sound good, but he's answering his own questions." I thought that was pared down enough to describe all of his nonsense. In hindsight, yeah, it probably could have used a two page long explanation that I would inevitably have to edit down to half a page. I try to be positive in my criticism. It's a defense mechanism to protect myself from myself. Gol Sarnitt (talk) 23:51, 11 May 2019 (UTC)

You've Become What you Thought was Dumb[edit]

Gol Sarnitt (talk) 03:09, 13 September 2019 (UTC)

Make Rationalwiki GREAT Again![edit]

You've been nominated in the upcoming moderator elections. See the nomination at RationalWiki:Moderator elections/Nominations. Tinribmancer (talk) 21:02, 2 November 2019 (UTC)

Thank you! Gol Sarnitt (talk) 04:07, 6 November 2019 (UTC)

I don't think you know who I am or what I do here[edit]

@DuceMoosolini No, that header is a joke. If I'm loading up your things you gotta take care of, I'm sorry. I had to poke around to format this @ thing right, I did use preview. Gol Sarnitt (talk) 02:37, 16 January 2020 (UTC)

I just hit you with a joke lock. You can use your sysop tools to unblock yourself. Pizza SLICE.gifChef Moosolini’s Ristorante ItalianoMake a Reservation 02:51, 16 January 2020 (UTC)
Hahaha, love it. I'll get it eventually. But really, my bad if I loaded up a changes page. Please don't unblock me for the sake of my illiteracy here, if I can do it myself I'd like to. Gol Sarnitt (talk) 03:00, 16 January 2020 (UTC)
Oh, it's also timed. [fuck me then]. Gol Sarnitt (talk) 03:20, 16 January 2020 (UTC)
I think I just also blocked myself. This might be bad. Gol Sarnitt (talk) 03:31, 16 January 2020 (UTC)
I think I get it now. Kudos, that was funny. Gol Sarnitt (talk) 03:48, 16 January 2020 (UTC)

hiking vs strolling[edit]

when you say hiking and I say strolling, I do not believe we are talking about the same thing. you describe hiking as something more like a commune with nature, while I see going for a stroll about town as distinctly urban, more flaneur. its interesting to me because on the face of it, both are going for walk, physically pretty much identical (I am aware hiking in the wilderness might require more planning and more perils), but in effect are opposites - one is an escape from modernity and the hussle and bustle of life, while the other throws you into all that humanity has to offer. Its curious that we would suggest such opposing solutions for solipsism and I wonder what that says about how we view life in general. AMassiveGay (talk) 15:05, 6 March 2020 (UTC)

I kind of feel bad when I held tight to "hike" and looked back and thought "that's not a hike, that's a walk." Ah, semantics, the devil. The walk, I would see as a means of getting yourself between two points. The hike, on the other hand, is a walk that includes both points. I don't think you ever described anything but a stroll.

I'm not against that, at all, I just can't do it.

Enjoying the walk outside of the stroll t in order to enjoy the stroll sounds like hike,. I wouldn't say a hike is outside of a communal necessity that includes a walk, so it's sometimes hard to complete the hike. I'd say it's the thing you have to do, always with your legs to get somewhere, t exactly like walkiog. A little less profound than a "journey." I think my opinion and use of the word would be close to "A square is always rectangle" and "a rectangle is rarely a square." I am guilty of talking nonsense to someone who doesn't know the difference between walks and hikes and hikes and trips, and now hikes and strolls. Believe me, boo me. But I can see a square as a rectangle, I can see a rectangle as a quadrilateral, the devil made semantics, I'm so tired of semantics, but really, thanks for pointing it out.

I do hold a difference, personally, between a hike and a stroll. I find a hike easier, and I try to not be an asshole. As a point, only because I know what it's like to be treated as an asshole. I do want to protect every fucking asshole, but I think a person sucks if they don't, and at some point you have to fuck up and be the asshole, and fucking up is important. You have to be able to fuck up your thought process to do the right thing/

I say "hiking" and you say "strolling" and they both imply "walking" What if they are two different approaches to the same act? What do we make of "walking?" I absolutely love it. but you have to explain feedback. [User:Gol Sarnitt|Gol Sarnitt]] (talk) 03:54, 7 March 2020 (UTC)

Can I?[edit]

Does this hit? Yeah, it does. Gol Sarnitt (talk) 03:01, 23 May 2020 (UTC)

I did ask to no work my my main space posts. Gol Sarnitt (talk) 03:33, 23 May 2020 (UTC)

The option to vaporise[edit]

I clicked wrong, fuck me, Y'ALL SHOULD KNOW IT'S WHATEVER, BUT I GOTTA WATCH IT. -That's very srange Gol Sarnitt (talk) 04:41, 23 May 2020 (UTC)

I just guess no. It's a guess, but no. Gol Sarnitt (talk) 04:46, 23 May 2020 (UTC)
Checking in, no clue about that, when you're blacked out you can't form new memories, but you can still kinda do whatever you want. My bad, tomorrow is a strange holiday for me, I think I probably clicked a video that made me cry again, that's my guess, I'm heading this nonsense off, as far as posting GOL SARNITT you are about to get WASTED, and you are LUCKY for that time, DO NOT expect that to translate, you can read, read the shit, you can write worse than that, read the nonsense and DON'T WORRY ABOUT IT you are getting shitfaced for yourself. The spectacle is at best fun. It's not your point, you can't express your point while blackout drunk. So, if you are again, READ THIS and relax, because NOBODY IS GOING THROUGH THAT CRYPTO MOMENT, not even you if you can't remember it, fun tricks on myself do not belong HERE. Gol Sarnitt (talk) 01:46, 25 May 2020 (UTC)
Odd moment of clarity, I'm about to spike. Gol Sarnitt (talk) 03:34, 25 May 2020 (UTC)
There is a point where the colors are brighter, the voices are friendlier, and the nuance just all goes away. It all just goes away and the words flow without your every little nuanced need to know why they exist in the first place. You're not dumb, I'm not dumb. I don't think you can reach a comfortable point in conversation, i.e. ME, with other people and be afraid of every little point of what a word means. Conversation is messy. Fuck you, you're behind this, fuck you. Gol Sarnitt (talk) 03:48, 25 May 2020 (UTC)
Ho need to worry, this is just an honest conversation with myself. It's going to look very weird. 03:51, 25 May 2020 (UTC)
good prank, now I have to say something Gol Sarnitt (talk) 04:04, 25 May 2020 (UTC)
The reason I'm not going to kill myself is because it's redundant. I'm not afraid to die, I'm actually a little curious about it, but IF I'm going to die any time, and I'm not afraid of it, killing myself seems like an impatient move. So what else do I do that is too patient, because I suffer from being too patient. I won't tell anybody they are wrong, but worse, I can't interrupt anyone when they are speaking. Gol Sarnitt (talk) 04:12, 25 May 2020 (UTC)

The reason I get drunk, is it lets me stay close enough to the truth of things. I can lie to myself, I can justify really awful shit, but when I'm drunk, when I'm really shithoused, I cam unpack it as the weight of the world. I take a lot of the weight of the world on, I don't think I'd be ok with myself if I didn't. And I'm quicker to help my friends, I'm quicker to help strangers. I just, do what I'm supposed to do. Gol Sarnitt (talk) 04:28, 25 May 2020 (UTC)

And because you can't d it when you're sober, you see yourself as weak. Fuck you. 04:34, 25 May 2020 (UTC)
I am not weak. The amount of alcohol I've had tonight would kill a lesser man, calling me weak just chaps my ass, I'm working every day, WORKING, fuck you right bacGol Sarnitt (talk) 05:15, 25 May 2020 (UTC)
I'm fine with this, I posted a lot here, but I did actually ask for my account to be wiped. This doesn't look like that. Also Oxy's video changed, consider 2600:8804:200:22F0:ECD3:F6A6:6A59:77C7 (talk) 05:45, 14 April 2022 (UTC) 2600:8804:200:22F0:ECD3:F6A6:6A59:77C7 (talk) 06:17, 14 April 2022 (UTC)


Make me a sysop. HairlessCat (talk) 13:41, 14 June 2020 (UTC)

Hello @Gol Sarnitt HairlessCat (talk) 20:44, 15 June 2020 (UTC)
I went ahead and did it--Hastur! (talk) 21:55, 15 June 2020 (UTC)
Thanks, Hastur. Gol Sarnitt (talk) 01:46, 16 June 2020 (UTC)
Thanks, Hastur. HairlessCat (talk) 11:32, 16 June 2020 (UTC)

Where are you from?[edit]

If I may ask? What is your native language?--Hastur! (talk 03:49, 19 June 2020 (U

This is a nasty question on the internet. So. it's English, give a good good yee-haw to the official language dopes. Not really from Wichita or Lawrence, but I grew up with farms and mobile homes. But I wouldn't say I am from there. Still, that's how my accent comes out. So, since we're being polite, where are you from? Gol Sarnitt (talk) 06:32, 21 June 2020 (UTC)

Thank you for the help with the draft[edit]

Hey dude, just wanted to thank you for helping out with looking at the production value, I'm sorry it drained your mental well being so much but I hope you feel better. In your personal opinion, what do you think? Do you think it's fake or not? Cheers dude, have a gooden :). --WMS (talk) 19:23, 1 July 2020 (UTC)

Super fake, in my opinion. The cherry picking requires a level of non-sequitur that I can't listen to, if this is my free time. It's presented in a really convincing way, but it's not presented in any way in which the facts would actually speak for themselves, which is a hallmark of good fiction. And you've got a couple guys who are proven fakes giving the facts, like, super fake. Thanks for the well-wishes, I am feeling better. I never expected to feel so cooped up during this pandemic, and I never expected that if I turned my mind explicitly to criticism it would hurt me so bad. I do work a 40+ hour job, and we didn't close over COVID, but the mindset to actually watch something so coercive and pick it apart, I mean, maybe I have the tools, but I'm not in a place where I can use those tools without injuring myself. I have other priorities that require me draining myself. I'm not unlimited. Gol Sarnitt (talk) 04:49, 2 July 2020 (UTC)
I really wish I was more critical as you are when it comes to debunking stuff and didn't give into my me emotions. Thank you again for the help and honestly I get that going through a "documentary" like that would be painful. Hang in there man, prioritise what needs to be prioritised but don't forget to also have down time. If at any point you want to talk or vent or anything along those lines to offload stress, my talk page is always open my dude.--WMS (talk) 21:51, 4 July 2020 (UTC)


Are you on discord? Fowler (talk) 07:11, 15 August 2020 (UTC)

No. Gol Sarnitt (talk) 02:00, 18 August 2020 (UTC)
:,( Fowler (talk) 06:30, 18 August 2020 (UTC)
Ok, I'll give you an answer. I don't do discord, I don't do social media, I gave up on Facebook in, like 2009 because it all made me feel bad and ate up a lot of my mental stamina. A good friend of mine once told me, not as a dick, to stay off the boards. It's personal, and I have times here where I'm like "I should stay off the boards." It's personal, and regulating my time/energy is really important. Gol Sarnitt (talk) 03:38, 20 August 2020 (UTC) 03:35, 20 August 2020 (UTC)
Also, it looks like Wisecrack did a thing on Hereditary, that's serendipitous. Gol Sarnitt (talk) 03:39, 20 August 2020 (UTC)
*looks up serendipitous in the dictionary* Oh! cool, cool. I'm not going to spoil anything so have you watched Insidious yet? Fowler (talk) 13:25, 20 August 2020 (UTC)
I didn't watch Insidious. I went looking for it and could only find the sequel, and after that I really looked for it and found out it was PG-13, which screamed "Hollywood thriller mill" to me. I will watch it, but I don't know when. What do you like about these movies? Gol Sarnitt (talk) 05:52, 23 August 2020 (UTC)
They make me piss my pants. Fowler (talk) 07:02, 23 August 2020 (UTC)

Am I Evil?[edit]

[1] Love this song. β€” Oxyaena Harass 11:53, 21 August 2020 (UTC)

You sent me a 7 + song... Ok, so I did like the intro, very good all, metal tropes tripped kind of thing. Good pushes, and honestly I like the mix, but you'd never get a lead singer or guitarist to say that, is my shit mixed wrong? Let's go. Lot of virtuosity, but the solo is metal as fuck. I haven't been listening to music much lately. Sweeps, like, cool, tempo upshift, I like that. Drop and chugs, then it ends. That was all as I heard it one time, and I really appreciate the link. I've been putting up with a lot of 80s metal, and I don't know, the compression levels maybe I did something on my end that I forgot about, but I really liked not being blasted out by the vocalist or lead guitar, which you don't normally get with metal, like seriously, did I fuck something up? I'm not that into metal, but I hear it a lot these days and as the kids say, this hit different. Gol Sarnitt (talk) 03:38, 22 August 2020 (UTC)
I bought these guys' shit a long long time ago, I don't think I ever played the tape a second time. I swear their recordings weren't this good, I stopped paying attention, thanks for the reignition on that train of thought.Gol Sarnitt (talk) 03:38, 22 August 2020 (UTC)
Oh I found it [2] Little too much pageantry. Gol Sarnitt (talk) 03:42, 22 August 2020 (UTC)

Infinite blocks of IP editors[edit]

IP editors (or BoNs, if you prefer), should not be blocked indefinitely, as it is possible that a good faith user will use that IP in the future--Hastur! (talk) 06:05, 23 August 2020 (UTC)

Copy. My first use of the tools. I was kind of upset. Gol Sarnitt (talk) 06:21, 23 August 2020 (UTC)
No worries--Hastur! (talk) 06:24, 23 August 2020 (UTC)
When I stopped and thought you guys do this every day, I realized I was trying too hard. Gol Sarnitt (talk) 06:28, 23 August 2020 (UTC)

A request[edit]

Hey Gol Sarnitt, I'm just writing to ask, and I'm aware it's a very big ask, to look at a certain part of the alien interview that I've been trying to reason with. I remember when you point by point destroyed the shittiness of the documentary and I thought that you would have much better critical thinking skills than me. I'm sorry about this as I know the amount of bullshit in the film affected you negatively so I'll understand if you decline. In 2008 the man who allegedly snuck out the tape, said that "the end of the world" is coming. He didn't specify anything, he didn't specify a date just said not to plan a 20th anniversary edition of the documentary (originally people thought it would be 2017 as the original film came out in 1997, however, a lot of people pointed out that the extra interview was done in 2008 so many say that the world is meant to end prior to 2028).

The fact that it's so vague, the fact that "victor's" face is obscured and his voice is altered giving him an ominous sound, the music of the sequence and accompanied by pictures depicting the apocalypse has made me go into overdrive and ever since I have been on a crusade to debunk the whole documentary. That is why I've posted so many threads about UFOs because it makes me fear that Victor's claim holds some water and that scares me to no end.

I've recently been trying to debunk the actual alien interview and the doomsday claim, however, whenever I watch a video for analysis' sake, so many people believe in it and mention that the burden is on sceptics to prove its fake and it makes me feel like I'm the irrational one as the vast majority of people seem to believe it.

All in all, the alien looks like a generic alien to me and it's movement looks very puppet-like, however, I've recently re-watched the interview and I noticed that there seems to be subtle movement around the eyes and the mouth seems to open. A lot of believers use the movement of the eyes and mouth as evidence that this is in fact a real alien. Whilst I can point out flaws in most of the "evidence" in regards to the to film, this one stumps me as I don't know how to refute that. That scares me because it makes it buy into the end of the world prediction and, well, I just feel exhausted with it all.

I am aware that this is a big ask and you're busy, however if possible, would you be able to have a look at the two clips below and give me your opinion on them? Mainly what stumps me is the eye and mouth movement and, obviously, the end of the world prediction totally annihilates any of my critical thinking. If possible, would you be able to give me your opinion on the alien and the doomsday prediction? Again I'm really sorry for asking, it's just I'm at the end of my sanity and discovering that eye movement really threw a spanner in the works of me finally getting over this dumb, dumb fear.

The interview starts at 35:49, there's subtle movement in the eyes throughout it. There is movement in the left eye (alien's left) at 36:30 and that's what threw me off originally, if you could please have a look at that and tell me what you think. Its mouth opens at 37:37 as the doctors rush in

That's the doomsday prediction and it starts 13:30 and like I said, he is very vague. The only possible hint is that after his rant, he says (in French) after me the deluge, the solar deluge.

I'm really sorry about this and I understand that you're busy, I'm just in overdrive in regards to anxiety. I'm sorry.--WMS (talk) 16:30, 20 September 2020 (UTC)

I think you've read my thing wrong. I was attempting to point out how GOOD the documentary was, it was in direct opposition to how BAD the information was, I couldn't do it, I had to listen to so much nonsense. If it's for your peace of mind, you're right, that's a lot to ask from me.

I would need more time than I have tonight.But my take on it is based on the people involved. They had access o a studio, they had horror backgrounds, they wanted the audience to be unsettled. It's just unlikely that they had legit footage and didn't get scooped up by some men in black, even less likely they would be allowed to air it on cable tv. The parameter "aired on cable tv" makes the "footage" inherently not secret. Gol Sarnitt (talk) 04:49, 25 September 2020 (UTC)
Thanks for pointing that out, you're right, the whole thing is a fake. I really don't know why this is causing me so much distress and I'm, again, sorry for being such a pain about this but thank you for all the help. If there's anyway I can return the favour please let me know, I'd be more than happy to do so. -- WMS (talk) 15:40, 30 September 2020 (UTC)
Dude, don't apologize. Let me put it this way. I had a good time digging into that video until I didn't. And when I realized it was making me mad for no reason, I got mad. I thought I could just do it and it couldn't affect me. Suddenly I had to do it exactly right or it was garbage commentary. You are fine, I'm anxious always. Would you rather paint or hit golf balls? Gol Sarnitt (talk) 10:53, 4 October 2020 (UTC)
I get ya dude, well I'm glad you enjoyed it for at least a little while, but yeah, thanks again for everything. If you ever need to talk or vent or anything, feel free to pop me a message on my talk page or over email :).--WMS (talk) 15:41, 7 October 2020 (UTC)

You'd love this[edit]

β€” Oxyaena Harass 04:13, 17 December 2020 (UTC)
Hahaha, to be completely honest I hate medleys, but yeah, you didn't miss, this made me feel better. The Zippers did swing better than everybody in the history of swing for a little bit at a time in this song, and it was exactly what I wanted to hear. Thanks, crazy lady(warmest of warm, I don't think you're crazy). I was feeling cramped, I loved this. Gol Sarnitt (talk) 05:43, 17 December 2020 (UTC)

Thanks for the help in the Saloon bar[edit]

Wanted to thank you for your contribution, I didn't get the chance initially, but thank you for the advise! You're right, I don't distance myself enough, I get too hopped up and I let anxiety take over, I'm not the best at being a skeptic (as in, I don't apply what I know well, I oppose pseudoscientific ideas I just don't have the confidence in debunking them on my own) but I do try and I really appreciate your help :)--WMS (talk) 23:19, 11 February 2021 (UTC)

I never saw you as a person who didn't try. I have my own limits too. I'm not proud of them, but I'm not going to write anything if I can't own up to my personal hang-ups on it, you did it very well. Maybe I'm doing it to a fault, I don't know. But it's nice to both have that anxiety here and see a similar response, "the hell, nobody put me in a corner?" I really care about your perspective. It's unfortunate that that's kind of how I feel kept down every day, if you can get that. But if we get that anxiety differently, no worries. I'm still always tryna get perspective from the people around me.Gol Sarnitt (talk) 04:33, 12 February 2021 (UTC)
I get ya man, like I said, if you ever need anything be it venting or help with anything, my talk page is always open :).--WMS (talk) 21:11, 12 February 2021 (UTC)