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User talk:Phantom Hoover/Archive2

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You have been smitten by a bunny in accordance with the community standards for... no real reason. Feel free to revert this odd edit.

This is an archive page, last updated 3 December 2009. Please do not make edits to this page.
Archives for this talk page: <1>, <3>, (new)(back)


Your talk page has been de-flowered by Javascap. That is all.

My revenge shall be swift and just. Harmonic time Phantom Hoover! 15:49, 18 April 2009 (EDT)


You might like to go over & rename some of Fall down's crap. ToastToastand marmite 17:14, 23 April 2009 (EDT)


Regarding your comment here, it's not automatic in the blocking interface either. -- Nx / talk 21:10, 24 April 2009 (UTC)


It didn't work because I forgot to add .js to the page name, but you imported it with .js. It should work now. --  Nx/talk  09:38, 28 April 2009 (UTC)

Aaaah. *facepalm* Harmonic time Phantom Hoover! 17:17, 28 April 2009 (UTC)

this is your block warring warning[edit]

I'm warning you not to war. No more warning or I'll be forced to war you again. Mei 05:23, 2 May 2009 (UTC)

Ah, but didn't Peter Piper pick a peck of peckled pippers? And wasn't it a peck of pickled peckers that Peter Piper picked? Oh, and if Peter Piper pecked a pick of pickled peppers, where's the peck of pickled pipers Peper Piper picked? Harmonic time Phantom Hoover! 07:09, 2 May 2009 (UTC)
Not certain how that's relevant. Will consult Mei Council tomorrow. Mei 00:53, 3 May 2009 (UTC)



Please provide a summary, it makes it easier to find the message on Special:Intercom --  Nx/talk  12:53, 7 June 2009 (UTC)

Very well. Harmonic time Phantom Hoover! 12:55, 7 June 2009 (UTC)
I often bold the link. Totnesmartin 13:10, 7 June 2009 (UTC)
Take a look at Special:Intercom. It lists intercom messages like an email inbox, and only shows the summary. If you don't provide a summary, there will be no way of knowing what the message is about without opening it. I originally wanted to make it like GMail's inbox (show a preview of the message itself), but that caused problems with html code getting cut off, so you could have an unclosed tag breaking the whole page --  Nx/talk  13:19, 7 June 2009 (UTC)

"This place should be renamed to "Forum that used to be a rational wiki, but is now just another discussion board". Harmonic time Phantom Hoover! 06:34, 7 June 2009 (UTC)"[edit]

I actually sort of agree with you on this one. The only article that's been edited in the last three hours is Portugal, which to my knowledge has absolutely nothing to do with rationalism or our mission. I'm aware I've been criticized for mission creep, but at least my articles did something for the wiki's mission (for example, Felidae did assist in refuting creationism, just like shark does now). Frankly, I'm in support of deleting the damn Saloon Bar, WIGO CP, and Hotel Baltimore. Oh, and we do need to reactivate the projects. The Zoology Project has been turned into a joke, when it could actually be doing something. Sometimes I'm so disillusioned I just want to export a few pages and start my own wiki, where maybe this won't happen.

People who regard this place as a playground are a danger here (ie, Human, Ace McWicked). They've driven away most serious editors such as RA, and now hang out almost exclusively on talk pages. This is wrong. This place is RationalWiki, not RationalForum. It uses wiki software, not forum software. Yet mainspace is increasingly neglected and projects are non-existant. The wiki has become a dumping place for articles that wouldn't be accepted anywhere else. Take List of scientificially double-blind studies which have... That's an awful article. It would make a good section, but as an article it completely sucks. Those people linking to us were most likely not so much laughing with us as at us.

--Prim arthropleura.jpg 15:29, 7 June 2009 (UTC)

I disagree with you on list and the zoology project, but I do think we need to cut down drastically on the mission creep. 16:40, 7 June 2009 (UTC)
I disagree with almost all you said, Arthur. "People who regard this place as a playground are a danger here (ie, Human, Ace McWicked). They've driven away most serious editors such as RA, and now hang out almost exclusively on talk pages" "A danger"? Gee, you make it sound as if 1. I never edit any articles here, and 2. that there's something wrong with the camaradery/social aspects of this project. Just because you want to limit it to your conception of what RW should be, doesn't mean others don't see other aspects of what goes on here as valuable. For instance, I often find interesting things to read up on when people post links on talk pages that probably wouldn't fit in an article anywhere. And felidae and shark barely "refute creationism", all they do is mention a bit about the evolution of the critters in question. ħumanUser talk:Human 20:58, 7 June 2009 (UTC)

Slow down, champ.[edit]

Considering WiFi fears tie directly into the decades-old microwave hysteria, can you really say an article on WiFi doesn't belong here? EVDebs 20:08, 7 June 2009 (UTC)

Just add the relevant content to the microwave article. Harmonic time Phantom Hoover! 21:20, 7 June 2009 (UTC)

Wait, wait, wait...[edit]

Before you and Armondikov start an edit war over Arthropleura's userpage, maybe you should actually email him and ask? I know all you're doing is correcting a spelling error, but you shouldn't be in someone elses userspace, especially if it's to edit war. SJ Debaser 16:35, 18 June 2009 (UTC)

Return of the Ninja[edit]

How are you, fossil?-- 忍者  N I N J A A A H ! ! ! ! ! 02:29, 4 July 2009 (UTC)

Font for your sig[edit]

How do you like these fonts: Hanford Script and Brock Script? Alternatively, can you find an open-source/public domain calligraphy font that you like? Nx (talk) 09:32, 10 July 2009 (UTC)

Wait... Fonts have source code? Harmonic time Phantom Hoover! 10:43, 30 July 2009 (UTC)
Or hang on, I can use any free-as-in-freedom font? Hmmm... Harmonic time Phantom Hoover! 20:50, 30 July 2009 (UTC)
A lot of them are licensed under the GPL for lack of any better license. But yes, anything free as in speech will do. Nx (talk) 13:47, 31 July 2009 (UTC)
So, wait, would the Open Font Licence count? Harmonic time Phantom Hoover! 14:06, 31 July 2009 (UTC)
"The license is considered free by the Free Software Foundation." Nx (talk) 14:10, 31 July 2009 (UTC)
The only trouble I can see is that the licence appears to demand that the font be distributed with some program, and one of the fonts I'm considering wasn't distributed with anything executable; however, if this is a problem, I can just add a dummy program and send it to you directly. Harmonic time Phantom Hoover! 14:21, 31 July 2009 (UTC)
If it has to be distributed with some program, it's not acceptable. By uploading the font to RationalWiki you are effectively distributing it (without the program of course), thus violating the license. But if it's licensed under the OFL, then it can't have such restrictions. Nx (talk) 14:34, 31 July 2009 (UTC)
Rather importantly, can you make the text change if the user has a browser that doesn't support @font? Harmonic time Phantom Hoover! 14:31, 31 July 2009 (UTC)
Unfortunately, no, but you can modify the font itself. Nx (talk) 14:34, 31 July 2009 (UTC)

Re:Log Cabin Republican[edit]

Yea, that was my mistake. It was in plural and I thought we had an article on Log Cabin Republicans already.--Dark Paladin X (talk) 13:48, 1 August 2009 (UTC)

Crat or die[edit]

Make me and Goonie Punk crats or I'll eat your userspace with a computer mouse! SJ Debaser 10:31, 4 August 2009 (UTC)

How about Goonie and you actual do something that people will think you are worthy of being a 'crat? - π 10:37, 4 August 2009 (UTC)
That sure was douchey. — Signed, by: Neveruse513 / Talk / Block 13:34, 4 August 2009 (UTC)
Please leave me out of this, Π. My interest in being 'cratted has waned significantly as it was relative to being high on vicodin. I really am not nearly as interested anymore.The Goonie 1 (talk) 11:53, 4 August 2009 (UTC)
That's cool. There is no reason you should have to be interested or not, either or just being apathetic are all good options. - π 12:02, 4 August 2009 (UTC)
I don't do things good. Never mind, I was just bored. All in good time. SJ Debaser 13:04, 4 August 2009 (UTC)


Enjoy your getaway, see ya when ya get back. SJ Debaser 16:31, 9 August 2009 (UTC)