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Bongolian (talk) 05:02, 13 July 2020 (UTC)


Because of your edits to and time on the wiki, Autopatrolled has been added to your user rights. This lets you bypass most of the abuse filters, bypass the CAPTCHA, and edit more frequently. If you have questions, bleat ask away.

We hope you enjoy your newfound POWER — and these external tools:

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  • and can save permanent copies of webpages. Never lose a crank website or racist Tweet ever again!

Bongolian (talk) 06:15, 14 July 2020 (UTC)

I have power now, I guess, I dunno.[edit]


moar test Imaginary, or just Complex? The Sฬธอ‰ฬ„qฬตอ–อฬ‡ออ ล—ฬตฬฌฬŸฬˆฬอ‚อ˜tฬดฬกฬซฬ˜อ—ฬŒ-ฬธฬŸฬฐอ‚อ‘1ฬดอฬ’อ 08:01, 16 July 2020 (UTC)
username text The Sqrt-1 talk 05:55, 28 July 2020 (UTC)
username testing The Sqrt-1 talk stalk 06:53, 29 July 2020 (UTC)
test โ€” ๐—ฆ๐—พ๐—ฟ๐˜-๐Ÿญ talk stalk 06:28, 30 August 2020 (UTC)

The "minor edit" checkbox[edit]

Please restrict your use of the "minor edit" checkbox to spelling, grammar and formatting corrections. Thank you. Bongolian (talk) 05:13, 23 July 2020 (UTC)

Sorry, thank you for the advice. แดตแตแตƒแตโฑโฟแตƒสณสธ, or just โ„‚๐• ๐•ž๐•ก๐•๐•–๐•ฉ? The Sฬธอ‰ฬ„qฬตอ–อฬ‡ออ ล—ฬตฬฌฬŸฬˆฬอ‚อ˜tฬดฬกฬซฬ˜อ—ฬŒ-ฬธฬŸฬฐอ‚อ‘1ฬดอฬ’อ (talk) 05:32, 23 July 2020 (UTC)

Article for deletion[edit]

You haven't completed the process. Please follow the four steps on the RationalWiki:Articles for deletion page. Thank you. Spud (talk) 07:37, 2 August 2020 (UTC)

what the f is wrong with me.... ๐Ÿ˜ถ๐Ÿ˜ฌ The ๐—ฆ๐—พ๐—ฟ๐˜-๐Ÿญ talk stalk 03:57, 17 August 2020 (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 POWER course through your veins. Once the high wears off, see RationalWiki:Sysop guide for more information. If you have questions, bleat ask away. Bongolian (talk) 07:06, 3 August 2020 (UTC)

Crap, I guess I am a janitor now. The Sqrt-1 talk stalk 11:18, 3 August 2020 (UTC)

Anarchism section[edit]

I like what you've written, it seems researched and seems to have engaged with the arguments of various parties. Would you like to talk about it? โ˜ญComrade GCโ˜ญMinistry of Praise 21:05, 16 August 2020 (UTC)

Just to add to the above comment, I added your section back with a bit of modification. (I removed the list and incorporated it into the main body of the text.) I take no credit though, as the bulk of the work was yours. โ˜ญComrade GCโ˜ญMinistry of Praise 03:25, 17 August 2020 (UTC)
Wait, you are the one who suggested to remove that section, and when I copy paste it right back you refer to it as โ€œwell researchedโ€. This feels like crossroads I have only been here for like 2 seconds. The ๐—ฆ๐—พ๐—ฟ๐˜-๐Ÿญ talk stalk 04:00, 17 August 2020 (UTC)
Yes, when the section was a poorly thought out list and an equally poor rebuttal, I was indeed in favor of removing the section. Since it has been expanded to actually explain the topics, I am now for it, as my main criticism has been addressed. โ˜ญComrade GCโ˜ญMinistry of Praise 04:29, 17 August 2020 (UTC)

I apologize[edit]

I apologize if my behavior back in the anarchism talk page came off as hostile and aggressive. I don't want you to feel unwelcome and I think that you can provide the wiki with much needed help in combating wood and conspiracy nonsense.Tuxer (talk) 22:12, 16 August 2020 (UTC)

No problem! It is my fault I didnโ€™t see that earlier. Sorry for the exceptionally late reply, I was sleeping when all this was taking place. The ๐—ฆ๐—พ๐—ฟ๐˜-๐Ÿญ talk stalk 03:17, 17 August 2020 (UTC)

Don't delete talk pages for deleted articles[edit]

We don't do that here. We always keep the talk pages for articles that have been deleted. It's one of RationalWiki's quirky traditions. Spud (talk) 13:02, 17 August 2020 (UTC)

Itโ€™s a transparency thing. All talk page comments are public historical record unless itโ€™s particularly odious trolling that gets removed quickly. (particularly entertaining talk page records can be found in the Israel-related pages) Pizza SLICE.gifChef Moosoliniโ€™s Ristorante ItalianoMake a Reservation 04:47, 23 August 2020 (UTC)
Certainly. The ๐—ฆ๐—พ๐—ฟ๐˜-๐Ÿญ talk stalk 04:49, 23 August 2020 (UTC)


May I ask you what that comment meant? "The past will always come back to haunt you. Whether its to teach a lesson, remind you of forgotten feelings, or to just be a b*tch." โ€” Godless Raven SDAPOe logo.svg talkstalkwalkbalk ๐ŸŒน Flag of Europe.svg 15:16, 4 September 2020 (UTC)

lol i was just thought to say hi, but thought that would be too boring, so I tried to think of something on top of my head and searched for โ€œpast quotesโ€ on gogle, and found this and just copy and pasted it there. If you think there was some hidden meaning behind my intentions or I was trying to signal something cryptic, your wrong. Itโ€™s just that I am weird, and now that you mention it I donโ€™t know why. My mind is simply wired to constantly try to retire to pseudo-cryptic linguistics. I think this paragraph itself is the same, really, maybe, kinda. โ€” ๐—ฆ๐—พ๐—ฟ๐˜-๐Ÿญ talk stalk 11:57, 5 September 2020 (UTC)

You Rolled back my Edit on the Anarchism Draft[edit]

May I ask why? It was on a talk page, I don't really see what reason you'd have for removing it... Get ready, it's... (talk) 02:13, 4 October 2020 (UTC)

What? I never even edited the Anarchism draft! You got the wrong man. I did only one edit on the mainstream anarchism page, and that led to banning of a very valuable contributor, so I have vowed to never edit that page ever again. See this. โ€” ๐—ฆ๐—พ๐—ฟ๐˜-๐Ÿญ talk stalk 04:33, 4 October 2020 (UTC)
Apologies. Bit new to the whole wiki thing. This link here seems to suggest you rolled back my edits on the talk page? Though I could be reading that wrong? Get ready, it's... (talk) 18:16, 4 October 2020 (UTC)
this is what I did... โ€” ๐—ฆ๐—พ๐—ฟ๐˜-๐Ÿญ talk stalk 12:22, 19 October 2020 (UTC)


Can you remove the "Re####ed" from your page?--HedvigsenSkreonk here 08:46, 19 October 2020 (UTC)

I am afraid I donโ€™t understand. Can you be more specific? What is it? Why is it causing a problem? To whom is it causing a problem? To you, someone else on the wiki, or the wiki itself? The only word I can get out of that is โ€œReferredโ€, which I have no idea what that means. Are you sure you got the right guy? โ€” ๐—ฆ๐—พ๐—ฟ๐˜-๐Ÿญ talk stalk 12:06, 19 October 2020 (UTC)
The template saying you are pretty retarded. If you wonder why it is a problem, this link sums it up.--HedvigsenSkreonk here 17:03, 19 October 2020 (UTC)
Thank you!--HedvigsenSkreonk here 06:30, 20 October 2020 (UTC)
Holy crap I knew nothing about this. โ€” ๐—ฆ๐—พ๐—ฟ๐˜-๐Ÿญ talk stalk 04:25, 23 December 2020 (UTC)


So, your WIP template on List of websites owned by Mike Adams has been up since September. By default, the template says, "If this template is up for more than a few weeks without activity you may remove it." Do you have any objections if I remove it and do some more editing? Do you have more plans for this page? Bongolian (talk) 18:23, 19 November 2020 (UTC)

I do have plans for that page, but I have never gotten around implementing them. Several websites are missing from the list, but nevertheless, the WIP template can be removed. I may fix those issues another time... โ€” ๐—ฆ๐—พ๐—ฟ๐˜-๐Ÿญ talk stalk 03:19, 20 November 2020 (UTC)
OK, thanks! Bongolian (talk) 04:41, 20 November 2020 (UTC)

We have another Wikipedia template[edit]

We have another Wikipedia template for using in references and external links, Template:Wpa. Whereas writing {{wpl|Rainbow (TV series)} produces Rainbow (TV series)Wikipedia, writing {{wpa|Rainbow (TV series)}} produces See the Wikipedia article on Rainbow (TV series).. Please make use of the Wpa template in external links in the future. Spud (talk) 06:26, 29 November 2020 (UTC)

Thanks! I will keep that in mind. โ€” ๐—ฆ๐—พ๐—ฟ๐˜-๐Ÿญ talk stalk 08:45, 29 November 2020 (UTC)

Given you ninja[edit]

Since you like using hotcat to tag, it tends to clog up recent changes. I've given you the ninja role. That allows you to mark yourself as a bot, which hides your recent edits from Special:RecentChanges. If you feel like going on a categorizing spree (which is good, categories do help!) you can now mark yourself as a bot to avoid clogging up Recent Changes. I trust in your ability to not abuse this right ;) Techpriest (I am Alpharius! / Pencil.png / Tux icon.png / Shield.png) 12:07, 1 December 2020 (UTC)

I donโ€™t even care about clogging up the recent changes, it just sounds pretty cool that you can be a ninja and hide your edits by transforming into the bot. Seems like I wont be needing this Template:User Notaninja template again. โ€” ๐—ฆ๐—พ๐—ฟ๐˜-๐Ÿญ talk stalk 12:13, 1 December 2020 (UTC)
That's the spirit! Techpriest (I am Alpharius! / Pencil.png / Tux icon.png / Shield.png) 12:33, 1 December 2020 (UTC)

Good job, you.[edit]

I saw the icon you made in the bar. Looks great, good job. :) Twodots (talk) 21:09, 2 December 2020 (UTC)

All I did was slap a photo of a pencil on the portal template... โ€” ๐—ฆ๐—พ๐—ฟ๐˜-๐Ÿญ talk stalk 02:35, 4 December 2020 (UTC)

Difference between paranormal and supernatural[edit]

I'd say they both mean the same thing, but paranormal is meant to have a veneer of respectability. Which is to say, paranormal research is intended to be a field of study. The term supernatural has no such pretensions. Hopefully I didn't just start a debate on postmodernism on your talk page--Hastur! (talk) 21:18, 6 December 2020 (UTC)

That depends, do you want one? โ€” Oxyaena Harass 22:07, 6 December 2020 (UTC)
Let's keep this out of my user talk page, shall we? โ€” ๐—ฆ๐—พ๐—ฟ๐˜-๐Ÿญ talk stalk 04:22, 23 December 2020 (UTC)

James Corbett[edit]

Thanks for your work on the James Corbett Page (talk) 20:39, 28 December 2020 (UTC)

Oh, um, thanks. My first page I hugely contributed to. Every crank needs a page! โ€” ๐—ฆ๐—พ๐—ฟ๐˜-๐Ÿญ talk stalk 03:46, 29 December 2020 (UTC)

Awesome award[edit]

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Reason: being awesome

Great work on several pages! Bongolian (talk) 02:58, 27 January 2021 (UTC)

Oh! Uh... thanks! I... have I really been that deserving of that...? Anyway, thanks! โ€” ๐—ฆ๐—พ๐—ฟ๐˜-๐Ÿญ talk stalk 05:34, 27 January 2021 (UTC)

Time Zone Userbox Fix[edit]

It uses +330 minutes.

โŒš This user's time is currently 12:57

Exaskliri (talk) 04:34, 6 June 2021 (UTC)

Nice! That works. Thank you. โ€” ๐—ฆ๐—พ๐—ฟ๐˜-๐Ÿญ talk stalk 04:36, 6 June 2021 (UTC)


You've been nominated in the upcoming moderator elections. See the nomination at RationalWiki:Moderator elections/Nominations. Monet Ye 19:50, 3 November 2021 (UTC)

Thanks! โ€” ๐—ฆ๐—พ๐—ฟ๐˜-๐Ÿญ talk stalk 07:16, 4 November 2021 (UTC)

Larry Sanger article[edit]

Thanks for your work on the Larry Sanger article. Please keep up your excellent work. Burndall (talk) 12:07, 28 December 2021 (UTC)

Thanks! โ€” ๐—ฆ๐—พ๐—ฟ๐˜-๐Ÿญ talk stalk 04:27, 29 December 2021 (UTC)

Vaush/NC debate fallout[edit]

I'm pretty sure this is what Vaush was referring to. โ˜ญComrade GCโ˜ญMinistry of Praise 21:31, 16 January 2022 (UTC)


You've been nominated to the RationalMedia Foundation election. Please accept or decline here; if you accept, you may wish to campaign. Monet Ye 05:10, 8 July 2022 (UTC)