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Hi Toast - hope you're warm :-) Wave.gif. Nice of you to join us. If you'd like to know a bit more about the site please have a look at our RationalWiki:Newcomers' guide. --Bobbing up 13:54, 27 October 2008 (EDT)
Welcome to the opaque house of cephalopods, Toast! Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 17:52, 27 October 2008 (EDT)
I hope you are lightly browned, and not burnt.  : ) Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 17:52, 27 October 2008 (EDT)
I'm well buttered & coated in an exotic orange preserve, thank you. Toast 18:10, 27 October 2008 (EDT)
Ooh! Marmalade! Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 18:38, 27 October 2008 (EDT)
Sorry, I erred, it's actually lemon not orange - is that still marmalade? Toast 18:42, 27 October 2008 (EDT)
I have no idea. I didn't know anyone made lemon jam. Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 18:53, 27 October 2008 (EDT)
Is it Lemon Curd, or Lemon Marmalade, or some form of Lemon Preserve? Anyway, Welcome to the Dollhouse! ħumanUser talk:Human 23:41, 28 October 2008 (EDT)
Assist please: would someone with the power please delete: User:Toast/playing with signature - it's only a redirect. Thanks in advance.
and butter 11:04, 29 October 2008 (EDT)
and thanks afterwards too.and butter 11:11, 29 October 2008 (EDT)


Must all men be doomed by their past? By man's judgement? MarcusCicero 17:13, 30 October 2008 (EDT)

When you appear, making rather snide commments (SusanG) and self-laudatory ones (Human) after an absence where you had been roundly belabored for exactly the same sort of thing, then yes, I think so. You're a historian of sorts, aren;t you - so you should approve, and butter 17:18, 30 October 2008 (EDT)

You weren't there when the whole thing blew up originally, so I would suppose from reading the responses on my page you might come up with this assumption. Though it does seem a tad assuming for someone just in the door to make such pontifications. (And yes, I am a historion - of sorts) MarcusCicero 17:32, 30 October 2008 (EDT)

I was lurking - but admittedly not paying all that much attention. Why can't you be nice about people? Then they might be nice about you? and butter 17:41, 30 October 2008 (EDT)

I am nice to people. But online I suffer from 'internet-schizophrenia', a common ailment where internet users tend to adopt wholely different personalities when online. MarcusCicero 17:58, 30 October 2008 (EDT)

You're Susan, yeah? 11:19, 31 October 2008 (EDT)

Alas, no. and butter 16:33, 1 November 2008 (EDT)

Theory of evolution[edit]

Hi I had to roll back what you did as you seem to have doubled the pages size. Of you want get rid of the red links, create an article if appropriate to RationalWiki, use template:wpl to send someone to Wikipedia or template:cpl to send them to Conservapeida. The latter two can be done by changing [[name|long incoherent text by Ken]] to {{cpl|name|long incoherent text by Ken}} and it won't change the formatting of the article. - User \scriptstyle(6\sum_{n=1}^{\infty}n^{-2})^{1/2} 06:01, 4 November 2008 (EST)

I seem to have pasted my revised copy as well as the original as opposed to replacing the original, sorry and butter 07:12, 4 November 2008 (EST)

Lemon marmalade[edit]

Why not put the lemon marmalade recipe in the much neglected recipe namespace? - User \scriptstyle(6\sum_{n=1}^{\infty}n^{-2})^{1/2} 00:24, 18 November 2008 (EST)

Feel free - it's a wiki. ToastToastand marmite 00:31, 18 November 2008 (EST)


Hi Susan 14:35, 19 November 2008 (EST)

? And you are? ToastToastand marmite 14:44, 19 November 2008 (EST)

Confirmed Bachelor[edit]

Aghh, you edit conflicted me on the revert, now my abuse of FallDown will go undocumented. - User \scriptstyle(6\sum_{n=1}^{\infty}n^{-2})^{1/2} 22:20, 26 November 2008 (EST)

Just happened to reload @ the appropriate time. Sorry. ToastToastand marmite 22:38, 26 November 2008 (EST)
That is okay their will be plenty of opportunities to berate FallDown in the future. - User \scriptstyle(6\sum_{n=1}^{\infty}n^{-2})^{1/2} 22:41, 26 November 2008 (EST)


Must be a relative.--Herbert the Hamster 06:02, 3 December 2008 (EST)

Thought as much. ToastToastand marmite 06:03, 3 December 2008 (EST)
Wow. a new toy! Thanks ever!--Herbert the Hamster 10:35, 6 December 2008 (EST)
I'd have put it on your user page but - castle & all that. ToastToastand marmite 10:36, 6 December 2008 (EST)
Cheers. I did that thing.--Herbert the Hamster 14:01, 6 December 2008 (EST)


Unblocked myself to make an incisive comment about something & now can't remember what it was. ToastToastand marmite 10:05, 7 December 2008 (EST)

Remembered. ToastToastand marmite 10:09, 7 December 2008 (EST)

Gun Control[edit]

It pays to check before copying from teh internets. Personally I preferred the fishing version. Silver Sloth 05:34, 10 December 2008 (EST)

Heh! I've been suckered! ToastToastand marmite 06:17, 10 December 2008 (EST)

Mince Pie v Printer[edit]

Please be advised: It is very difficult to totally remove all fragments of mince pie from a printer once the print head has made at least one pass! That is all.
on Toast
10:55, 23 December 2008 (EST)

Jonas Brothers[edit]

You are so lucky to have never heard of the Jonas Brothers. They suck. --Jonasbrothershater666 22:30, 23 December 2008 (EST)

Can I check them out on teh UtUbez? If you hate them, I am curious, they might be good... ħumanUser talk:Human 23:41, 23 December 2008 (EST)
The Jonas brothers totally suck. You could not pay me enough to watch/listen to them. (side note to Toast, sorry to bring this up on your user page a month later, but I couldn't pass up commenting on the (sucky) Jonas brothers) Refugeetalk page 14:01, 22 January 2009 (EST)


Sorry wrong user page. - User \scriptstyle(6\sum_{n=1}^{\infty}n^{-2})^{1/2} 00:45, 24 December 2008 (EST)

Hehehehehehe. Accidents will happen, it's only hit and run... ħumanUser talk:Human 00:50, 24 December 2008 (EST)

Bob & Tom[edit]

You have fans

Sorry Pseud, I don't "Youtube" for sundry reasons. Toast 16:38, 29 December 2008 (EST)


I've just gone Heron → Iguana (I know it's about time, but there's reasons). I've lost the little minimise, maximise, quit; symbols @ the top right of screens. Anyone help? Toast 23:20, 30 December 2008 (EST)

Wait for the Jerboa is about all I can say. Redchuck.gif ГенгисYou have the right to be offended; and I have the right to offend you. 07:40, 31 December 2008 (EST)


I just had to say, I love the fact that the Gynophile tag uses Scissors. I wonder how many get it. EternalCritic 14:41, 2 January 2009 (EST)

<sings> Sisters ... sisters ... there were never such devoted sisters.</sings>. Toast 14:43, 2 January 2009 (EST)
I am clogging your talk page, and I apologize. But I had to lulz at that one. EternalCritic 17:31, 2 January 2009 (EST)


For the cleanup on my talk page. I appreciate it. ħumanUser talk:Human 23:22, 2 January 2009 (EST)


Thanks for the User:Pie creation. - User= \scriptstyle(6\sum_{n=1}^{\infty}n^{-2})^{1/2} 01:09, 4 January 2009 (EST)

I might have an ulterior motive Laugh.gif Toast 01:13, 4 January 2009 (EST)

Community Standards[edit]

In an effort to update our sometimes too-vague and too-often ignored current Community Standards, I drafted a possible update of them. The draft can be found here. I invite you, and the rest of the site, to discuss this important issue. Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 04:36, 9 January 2009 (EST)


Sorry about the 30 seconds. I hadn't read your recent userpage updates. Won't happen again. EternalCritic 13:34, 10 January 2009 (EST)

I did read your userpage and, sorry to say, I Ho! Ho! on purpose but I have been away for awhile and just getting my stride back. Ho Ho Ho! Now, please excuse me because some teens are laughing in the street and I cant have that......Flaming youth Ace McWickedThe Liquid Room 04:41, 11 January 2009 (EST)
Sorry, for snapping, Ace. I'd just made a rather nice (I thought) & fairly complex Edit on WIGO talk & had to redo it, thereby losing the spontaneity which had been there. The annoyance was temporary. Toast 04:46, 11 January 2009 (EST)
(The user page comment is really aimed at a silly little cur) Toast 04:49, 11 January 2009 (EST)
Never mind, we are all friends here. Now, bed for me - I have been away for many moons but now I am all hopped up on whisky and I have work tomorrow for the first time in weeks. See ya soon. Ho ho ho. Ace McWickedThe Liquid Room 04:54, 11 January 2009 (EST)
You are lucky, living in NZ. It looks beautiful & of course you've got Hobbiton. Toast 04:58, 11 January 2009 (EST)
Lucky? LUCKY!? Goddamnit Toast! This country is overrun with liberals! I can hear them in the walls at night, breathing liberal lies into my dreams. Those bastards wont let me carry a largely defensive weapon of gun around and they are think with the homosexual agenda. However, the scenery is amazing. Ace McWickedThe Liquid Room 22:58, 11 January 2009 (EST)
New Zealand always reminds me of England circa 1960. Well, at least in New Plymouth it did. Redchuck.gif ГенгисYou have the right to be offended; and I have the right to offend you. 08:37, 12 January 2009 (EST)

Zodiac - spot on![edit]

According to K's cp:Chinese zodiac you're spot on - it's the Earth Ox (己丑). Well spotted. --PsyGremlinWhut? 07:45, 11 January 2009 (EST)


Tostado, the text after the big cap is dropped and overwrites the line below. Redchuck.gif ГенгисYou have the right to be offended; and I have the right to offend you. 07:29, 12 January 2009 (EST)

Oh well I tried. :-) Toast s.png(with cheese)talk to Toast 07:37, 12 January 2009 (EST)


What have you got against joke blocks? It takes 5 seconds to undo. Phantom Hoover 15:37, 15 January 2009 (EST)

They are childish &, when they happen when I'm in the middle of a complex edit, fucking annoying, alright? Toast s.png (with butter!) talk to Toast 01:20, 16 January 2009 (EST)
I have to agree with Toast joke blocks are like yo mamma jokes, they are only funny if they come from someone you get along with, if they are from someone you are in the middle of having a disagreement with they are annoying. - User \scriptstyle-i\ln(-1) 01:51, 16 January 2009 (EST)
I agree with Teh Crumpet here, a 3 second block is no big deal, anything longer can create a big waste of time - and lost work at worst. Still, I am not against them - as long used in the "yo mamma" fashion, not the "prick up your ears" fashion. ħumanUser talk:Human 21:44, 17 January 2009 (EST)


Please use the preview button when editing that subpage of yours. You're almost as bad as Ken. Phantom Hoover 04:51, 17 January 2009 (EST)

You can't use the preview button when trying a template! Alright???? Toast s.png (Crumpets) and butter 04:53, 17 January 2009 (EST)
Why? Phantom Hoover 05:00, 17 January 2009 (EST)
Because, Oh vacuum cleaner of little brain, the template won't work until it's been saved (so every amendment has to be saved before its effect can be seen). alright?Toast s.png (Crumpets) and butter 05:03, 17 January 2009 (EST)
La Crumpet is Teh Correct. It's one pain when working on any transcluded stuff. ħumanUser talk:Human 21:41, 17 January 2009 (EST)

Sandbox fix (User:Toast/sandbox1 and Template:Help01)[edit]

I think I fixed your Sandbox problem there. Only stumbled over it now because I wanted to know what else linked to some non-existent template (the one included in the Cquote documentation). For reference, the issue was with how the MediaWiki software handles wikitables: It can be really idiotic with the "The {| part must be in a new line" rule. Dunno if the issue is still relevant, but I just can't resist trying to fix something that looks odd. :) --Sid 20:48, 17 January 2009 (EST)

Delayed response: Thanks Sid - it works well now. Toast s.png (Toast) and marmalade 05:02, 22 January 2009 (EST)
W00t, glad I could help! :) --Sid 15:31, 22 January 2009 (EST)

Thanks Bro[edit]

Thanks for the promotion! This tablecat raises a bro fist to you! --GTac 21:17, 21 January 2009 (EST)

Aah ... "Sis" actually. No sweat! Toast s.png (Toast) and marmalade 21:20, 21 January 2009 (EST)

          ∧_∧   / ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄
         (´∀`)< Here have a tablecat
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       / "⌒ヽ |.イ |
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--GTac 21:39, 21 January 2009 (EST)

Thanx! Toast s.png (Toast) and marmalade 21:47, 21 January 2009 (EST)


I don't that's the template you really want - the articles you've added it to are lucid, it's their subjects that are wingnuts. Don't we have a banner type thing that proclaims that, like the pseudoscience one? ħumanUser talk:Human 19:49, 22 January 2009 (EST)

Dunno - that's what I was looking for & couldn't find - I only did it to annoy CUR anyhoo. Toast s.png (Toast) and marmalade 19:52, 22 January 2009 (EST)
in passing: How d'you like my instruction boxes in the template list? Toast s.png (Toast) and marmalade 19:55, 22 January 2009 (EST)
You succeeded, but surely that barrel is too small for that fish? The boxes look good - they don't slow down the loading speed much, do they? ħumanUser talk:Human 20:26, 22 January 2009 (EST)
CUR: it's mainly that he seems to be our token wingnut & his concerns are occupying soooo much of our attention. Boxes: don't think they do: there's not that many really. Toast s.png (Toast) and marmalade 20:34, 22 January 2009 (EST)
I am nobody's wingnut. Feeling a certain does not make me a wingnut. Bit odd, yes. Crazy, no. I feel a certain way- and only I can tell myself how I feel. --"ConservapediaUndergroundTransistorGoatspeed! 18:08, 24 January 2009 (EST)

i can haz flag[edit]

i haz maded a flag. what u say? Image:Sroc flag.png --Purple George!YossieSpring in Fialta 00:23, 23 January 2009 (EST)

Don't fink itz up to teh standard of your prevyows creeayshons. Teh "'''" & "'''" are a bit too RWish & the face iznt rekonizeable az any1 in partikular. Sory to wet blancet on yor wurk! :-( Toast s.png (Toast) and marmalade 05:46, 23 January 2009 (EST) (also apologise for krap lolcat/leet speek.) Suggestion upcoming: please wait ... Toast s.png (Toast) and marmalade
How about modifying this? Can replace star with this (if talented with graphics can mask pictue so he's peering thru cross?) Due to circs can't do much graphics wize myself @ the moment. (would also be nice if had flagpole & rope @ hoist side & was waving in breeze.) Sorry - I'm fed up & whiney. I'll shut up now. Toast s.png (Toast) and marmalade 05:55, 23 January 2009 (EST)
One quick point, I recognised that face instantly as Uncle Joe Stalin. Oh, and the brackets are sort of the universal symbol for a wiki. So in context at that SR of CP article, it ought to be fairly clear? JHMO, of course. ħumanUser talk:Human 16:09, 24 January 2009 (EST)
Hmmm...I do like Uncle Joe between the brackets, but I quite like the North Korean flag just because it's a bit more interesting visually (and it's more common for us to compare Conservapedia to the aforementioned Korea). Also, I'd rather not use the Che Schlafly image again. Weeeell, I'll go back to the drawing board and see what inspires me. :) --Purple George!YossieSpring in Fialta 01:02, 26 January 2009 (EST)
Rekognized face - didn't think it relevant to CP. Sorry Yossy, didn't mean to rain on your parade. Toast s.png (Toast) and marmalade 10:29, 28 January 2009 (EST)


Are you, by any chance, Susan? RWW seem to think so. Phantom Hoover 14:20, 24 January 2009 (EST)

I've also wondered that - a few clues are getting dropped. That's the trouble with a small wiki - we all get to know each other's editing styles and favourite places. Careful now, Toast. Yours trulyDear Sirand am I giving away too much?17:00, 24 January 2009 (EST)
It's even more prominent with Proxima Centauri. Phantom Hoover 18:06, 24 January 2009 (EST)
No comment. Toast s.png (Toast) and marmalade 11:44, 28 January 2009 (EST)

I'se back on line[edit]

From my hospital bed. They've let me have my laptop and my 3G dongle. Bit of catching up to do & then: wheee! Toast s.png (Toast) and marmalade 10:17, 28 January 2009 (EST)

I suppose that everyone ought to be thanking CUR for providing some entertainment while CP was down. Now that it's back up, surely cabaret time is over and the little eejit should be put back in his box. Toast s.png (Toast) and marmalade 11:43, 28 January 2009 (EST)

MarcusCicero (a.k.a. asshole)[edit]

Thank you for changing his rights. I was in the middle of an edit three times. I'm not even going to bother with it now. Come to think of it, do you mind demoting me further just in case this sort of thing happens ever again? Thanks again. --Edgerunner76Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? 12:26, 29 January 2009 (EST)

This is exactly the response I was looking for. 12:28, 29 January 2009 (EST)

O tempora, o mores! Senatus haec intellegit. Consul videt; hic tamen vivit. Mjollnir.svgListenerXTalkerX 12:31, 29 January 2009 (EST)

Yep, wanted to see all this too... 12:33, 29 January 2009 (EST)

Well, you got what you wanted then. --Edgerunner76Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? 12:35, 29 January 2009 (EST)

Sorry, edge: don't do demotions much: you've just seen why, not that I think there's any danger of you going ape but I think there's always at least one or two on hand @ any time. Toast s.png (Toast) and marmalade 12:37, 29 January 2009 (EST)

Image linking template[edit]

You may have missed this template being built. It allows linking an image to a destination other than the image page itself, something you might like for your signature. ħumanUser talk:Human 15:42, 29 January 2009 (EST)

Thanks, I'll have a look. Is it in the template list? Toast s.png (Toast) and marmalade 15:58, 29 January 2009 (EST)
Probably not... no, it isn't. ħumanUser talk:Human 16:04, 29 January 2009 (EST)
I'm still working on it. Accidentally stumbled upon this page when checking what links there. Check my sandbox, I made the toast in your sig link to your page. -- Nx talk 14:41, 31 January 2009 (EST)


Did you already have that extension or were you just quicker at finding the link than me? Redchuck.gif ГенгисYou have the right to be offended; and I have the right to offend you. 18:54, 30 January 2009 (EST)

was the first one I got for FFox an age ago. Toast s.png (Toast) and marmalade 18:55, 30 January 2009 (EST)

Help pages[edit]

I am given to understand you wrote most of the help pages initially. What I was planing to do was a bit of an update starting with the signatures as we seem to have the most problem with those, people dumping huge amounts of code every where and stuff. I created an account called User:Yourname for this purpose but decided to expand his use so we can make a pictorial guide to getting around the wiki. How to edit talkpage, what to do during an edit conflict, how to make a more annoying signature than mine, how to block and vandal bin CUR and so forth. If you are interested in helping I can give you Yourname's password. - User \scriptstyle-i\ln(-1) 00:13, 31 January 2009 (EST)

Why would we need the password, exactly? I see the point of using a neutral "yourname" user ID to improve those articles, of course. And, yes, and no, and yes, and no, ;) Yeah, let's just say Toast does a lot of work on the help files ;) without complete confirmation. Let a woman have her privacy :) I usually ran around after her fixing minor formatting issues, mostly due to "her" editing on thing like mobile phones. Also, with the sigs, don't people usually fix them pretty quickly after others whine at them? Hi, toast! ħumanUser talk:Human 00:54, 31 January 2009 (EST)
No better reason than so when we direct them to User:Yourname/sig it wasn't an actual user name. The I decided he could be a generic RationalWikian for our examples. Just a thought. - User \scriptstyle-i\ln(-1) 01:09, 31 January 2009 (EST)


Apart from not understanding why you need the user (can explain plz?), I'm not terribly reliable @ the moment. so I think I'll keep off. Appreciate being asked though. :) Toast s.png (Toast) and marmalade 01:03, 31 January 2009 (EST)
PS: I did consider moving them all into "Help" Namespace instead of RW. Toast s.png (Toast) and marmalade
Is there a "help" namespace? Remember that a colon does not "make" a namespace, the meister has to "create" it for it to be "real". ħumanUser talk:Human 01:11, 31 January 2009 (EST)
If you are busy I will get to work on it myself. I am thinking of taking some time off myself for a while now things are going smoothly. I think namespace actually need to be created, but I will bother Trent about that. - User \scriptstyle-i\ln(-1) 01:09, 31 January 2009 (EST)
Gee, I guess I duplicated that. Yes, get him to make one. Feel free to play with the help files, making them better all the time is a good thing. Damn housekeeping! ħumanUser talk:Human 01:11, 31 January 2009 (EST)

Not busy exactly :-)
namespace Help exists (Here) Toast s.png (Toast) and marmalade 01:12, 31 January 2009 (EST)
Check the dropdown @ the top of Recent Changes page. Toast s.png (Toast) and marmalade 01:15, 31 January 2009 (EST)
Heh, yeah, looks like a MW default space. I have a truck, but someone else is gonna hafta buy the gas for this move ;) ħumanUser talk:Human 01:19, 31 January 2009 (EST)


Suggest:don't move, Copy/paste & retitle/rewrite & set up contents page prettily. Toast s.png (Toast) and marmalade 01:26, 31 January 2009 (EST)

(probably as well if I don't have a lot to do with it, anyhow: I'd be a bit like a mother hen guarding them & getting stroppy at alterations.) :-) Toast s.png (Toast) and marmalade 01:36, 31 January 2009 (EST)
Move keeps the history, don't copy/paste. Anyway if we want to move all our help files, we should enlist RA's help. He really likes doing that sort of repetitive work. Will moving them break the magic navbox? ħumanUser talk:Human 01:50, 31 January 2009 (EST)
The history was one reason I suggested copy/pasting them :) I think the navbox'll be OK, as I recall it is dependent on the Cat not the namespace. The main thing about moving 'em'll be the linkinges between them. Toast s.png (Toast) and marmalade 02:00, 31 January 2009 (EST)
Copy/paste kills the history, it's the wrong way to do it. Move saves it, it's the right way. OK, the navbox is "space" independent, cool, thanks. ħumanUser talk:Human 02:29, 31 January 2009 (EST)
Well, they're all moved & I think I've done all the links. Toast s.png (Toast) and marmalade 21:06, 31 January 2009 (EST)
Very excellent, as usual. Nice fucking work. Have some fresh strawberry jam my mother made... ħumanUser talk:Human 22:15, 31 January 2009 (EST)
(almost 500 edits!) Toast s.png (Toast) and marmalade 22:22, 31 January 2009 (EST)


I note you were one of several who dealt with THC LOADEE. Fortunately there was more than one of you. On Dec 10th last year I dealt with a vandal attack single handed. That’s a thankless task. If you get it right the chances are no one notices. If you block the wrong person under pressure or seem to block the wrong person under pressure you’re accused of sysop abuse. If you ever find yourself the lone defender against a persistent vandal look for other active sysops in recent changes and ask them in their talk pages to help. Proxima Centauri 13:13, 2 February 2009 (EST)

User:THC LOADE has just turned up. For the reason given above I’m not dealing with this single handed. Proxima Centauri 14:07, 2 February 2009 (EST)

Thanks mate[edit]

But why?DSFARGEG 16:55, 3 February 2009 (EST)

Otherkin! Toast s.png (Toast) and marmalade 17:02, 3 February 2009 (EST)
Ah yes. They are a strange breed.DSFARGEG 17:16, 3 February 2009 (EST)
See this person. (and you're better off not involved) Toast s.png (Toast) and marmalade 17:20, 3 February 2009 (EST)
Whoa, that's some internet drama. On a side note, he doesn't understand the concept of lulz, nor DSFARGEG. I'm steering well clear. DSFARGEG 17:39, 3 February 2009 (EST)
There was only he who thought it was a drama: the rest of us thought it was an annoying kid having a tantrum! Toast s.png (Toast) and marmalade 17:43, 3 February 2009 (EST)

Top Five?[edit]

Blushes---How you doin' babe? Well enough to play grab-ass with the nurses? TheoryOfPractice 22:19, 8 February 2009 (EST)

Still think of you as PFoster. Home & well(ish) thanks. ToastToastand marmite 22:27, 8 February 2009 (EST)
Slightly off-topic, but I think it fits in, I just found a (new) reason to live - the Pluto probe won't get there 'til 2015. Shit, gotta hang on, whatever it takes. Kan I haz NHS at all perhaps? ħumanUser talk:Human 22:39, 8 February 2009 (EST)
Oh, and poop, whose leg do I have to hump around here to get on the PPP list? Oh well. ħumanUser talk:Human 22:40, 8 February 2009 (EST)
I have several reasons to live: the primary one is "What happens tomorrow?" (answer: I'll play Life of Brian & listen to the Goons, both of which are disincentives to die.) PPP?: think before typing (& don't type when ratarsed). ToastToastand marmite 22:59, 8 February 2009 (EST)
I'm happy for you. Tomorrow, I must do much as what I did last Monday, or slightly more. When it warms up again this week, I must do what I did today, and empty buckets of water dripping through the ceiling... I guess I have the February New England blues... I can only watch LoB so often - as with Brazil, which I watched last week. ħumanUser talk:Human 23:14, 8 February 2009 (EST)

Thank you![edit]

— Unsigned, by: Mei / talk / contribs

Ah, that looks great.[edit]

Thank you very much for that change to my page, although the flag still doesn't look good, well, I've gotten used to it Aimless Blaster 18:31, 11 February 2009 (EST)

Dumb questions.[edit]

So I see the brown toast, and the written "and pickle", but what's the whitish image between the "Toast" and "pickle"? Cheese? (Yes, I"m at work. No, I don't want to be serious. So Yes, I am doing the MAJOR procrastination thing.)  :D--Sun mowse.pngEn attendant Godot"«Her intense and pure religiousness took the form of her having equal faith in the existence of another world and in the impossibility of comprehending it in terms of earthly life. V.Nabokov» 10:08, 23 February 2009 (EST)

Stilton.jpgIt is teh STILTON. The queen of cheeses! ToastToastand marmite 10:54, 23 February 2009 (EST)
So, toast, stilton and pickle... special. ArmondikoVgnostic 11:01, 23 February 2009 (EST)
Actually my favourite way with Stilton is: A winter evening, a log fire, rich fruit cake, a decent single malt and stilton AND someone to snuggle with. ToastToastand marmite 11:19, 23 February 2009 (EST)
OHOHOH, speaking of which (and as I've not been around for 6 months, due to elections), I looked and looked and went to a fancy smanshy cheese store (for Xmas Dinner) and found your Queen. God, she's good cheese! I don't think we get her pure, though, cause of that whole "pasteurized/non-pasteurized things here in the US. But I'll get some in Scotland/Eyre when I get there in April. *smacks lips in anticipation!*. So thanks for the recomendations. I'd take any other suggestions (of particular brands of cheeses you like, food stuffs I should try, etc), if you have any. Most people go on vacation for the sites. I go for the foods! --Sun mowse.pngEn attendant Godot"«Her intense and pure religiousness took the form of her having equal faith in the existence of another world and in the impossibility of comprehending it in terms of earthly life. V.Nabokov» 11:09, 23 February 2009 (EST)
Ireland: Guinness (you can't get the proper stuff elsewhere); Scotland: Ardbeg single malt whisky. There are good cheeses in both places - can't immediately think of any names though. ToastToastand marmite 11:14, 23 February 2009 (EST)
See here ToastToastand marmite 11:15, 23 February 2009 (EST)And here ToastToastand marmite
And here ToastToastand marmite 11:20, 23 February 2009 (EST)
Most decent cheeses in Scotland are of boutique farmhouse manufacture. Usually made in small quantities so you need to look around and taste them. If you go to one of the larger cities then look for a specialist cheese shop (you can research their locations ahead of time). For a good Stilton ask for Colston Bassett, it's unpasteurised and should be nice and creamy. While you can find Stilton in a supermarket it usually isn't of the same quality you'll get from a specialist. Whisky is an individual thing, there are many different styles with single malts being the thing to go far. I like Highland Park and The Arran. Remember, just a drop of pure water and NO ICE. Redchuck.gif ГенгисYou have the right to be offended; and I have the right to offend you. 11:27, 23 February 2009 (EST)
Amen to the Colston Basset. Most towns have a cheese shop, but you might need to hunt for them. ToastToastand marmite 11:38, 23 February 2009 (EST)
NO WATER; NO ICE; NEAT!!!!!! ToastToastand marmite
Strangely, having lived in Scotland all my life, I have never even heard of almost all of the list of Scottish foods. Evil educated Phantom Hoover! 11:31, 23 February 2009 (EST)
1) Thanks, all. I dont' know how people traveled before the internet, but I've now got great sources to go "shop" for, so i know where to visit! Scondly, Phantom, isn't that like all the people in Paris saying "I've never been to Tour Eiffel" or New Yorkers saying they've never been to the Lady? As long as you've had your Scotch, I'm sure every other scot will forgive you for never having heard of the list of food! --Sun mowse.pngEn attendant Godot"«Her intense and pure religiousness took the form of her having equal faith in the existence of another world and in the impossibility of comprehending it in terms of earthly life. V.Nabokov» 11:41, 23 February 2009 (EST)
Just tried googling: townname cheese looks useful. ToastToastand marmite 11:50, 23 February 2009 (EST)
Google maps even marks out the best way to go, and you can use "public transit" or "walking". Gads but i do love the internet. Oh, I've already "visited" one cheese shop in Glasglow using the "show street map". it's such a cute little shop - I HAVE to go there. *wide grin*. why travel for money, when you can "street map" for free. (j/k)--Sun mowse.pngEn attendant Godot"«Her intense and pure religiousness took the form of her having equal faith in the existence of another world and in the impossibility of comprehending it in terms of earthly life. V.Nabokov» 12:07, 23 February 2009 (EST)
What do you plan to do in Edinburgh? Evil educated Phantom Hoover! 12:12, 23 February 2009 (EST)
Sometimes one has to take the rough with the smooth and experience the more exotic aspects of a nation's cuisine, so if you're going to Glasgow make sure you dry the local speciality - deep-fried Mars bar. It will probably disgust you (and you don't even have to eat it all) but you will get loads of brownie points to tell the folks back home that you at least tried it. Redchuck.gif ГенгисYou have the right to be offended; and I have the right to offend you. 12:21, 23 February 2009 (EST)
Well, I did promise myself I would try Haggas. My dad is a Piper, and always has to pipe on Burns day, when you read "the" poem (not sure which one... i'm a bad 3rd generational scot), and slice into the haggas. But i've never had the delight (?) of trying it myself. As for the trip, we will be in France for two weeks in April. We found Are Lingus(sp?) which had flights from Paris to Dublin for 35 bucks a person including all taxes. So we are going to spend 4 days during that two weeks in the UK. Probably 2 days in Scotland, 2 in Ireland. Only restrictions are that we have to use bus or train to get anywhere. So I"m not sure where we'll be. I want smaller towns, cause to me (right or wrong) Metro is Metro, be it Paris, NY, or Dublin. So "what will I do / see?" don't know yet. I'm googling right now. I've a month to figure it out.  :D. --Sun mowse.pngEn attendant Godot"«Her intense and pure religiousness took the form of her having equal faith in the existence of another world and in the impossibility of comprehending it in terms of earthly life. V.Nabokov» 12:38, 23 February 2009 (EST)

(undent)I believe it's illegal to import haggis into the US on account of it's offal. You might have difficulty getting a bus or train from Ireland to Scotland, though. ToastToastand marmite 12:44, 23 February 2009 (EST)

PS Ireland (Eire) ≠ UK!!!!!! ToastToastand marmite

I used to like haggis, until I was put off by the low-quality stuff they served in my school. Evil educated Phantom Hoover! 12:47, 23 February 2009 (EST)
OOPs, Bad to my "UK" "Eire" confusion. I'm not good at the troubled past of Ireland & England. But if you ask me about Scotland and england... hehe. Toast, we found through Are Linguis, "0" Euro tickets. All you pay is taxes and handling. it's about 25 per person one way from Dublin to Either Edinburgh or Glasglow. Then we have to fly back into Dublin, then fly from Dublin to Paris. No direct flights from Paris to scotland, on "cheepo" flights. And yeah, the haggis that is usually served here in Denver on Burn's day is smuggled in if they can. I did that with European butter and cheese, cause the US thinks we will all die if we eat things humans have been eating for thousands of years. "silly rabbits". --Sun mowse.pngEn attendant Godot"«Her intense and pure religiousness took the form of her having equal faith in the existence of another world and in the impossibility of comprehending it in terms of earthly life. V.Nabokov» 13:10, 23 February 2009 (EST)
<Snide comment> For a polyglot your spelling stinks! :) </snide comment>ToastToastand marmite 13:26, 23 February 2009 (EST)
Luckily, Russian's spelling is exactly as it sounds. I'm dyslexic, for what it's worth (though in the 21st century, that's rarely an excuse). I never posted on websites till FireFox came out with an online spell checker. Cause it looked like a 6th grader had written it.  ;-) But now, usually, I have little wavy red lines under misspellings, so I can fake most of the spelling stuff. 'Cept when I'm in a hurry and don't bother.--Sun mowse.pngEn attendant Godot"«Her intense and pure religiousness took the form of her having equal faith in the existence of another world and in the impossibility of comprehending it in terms of earthly life. V.Nabokov» 14:33, 23 February 2009 (EST)
A polyglot? Have you considered seeing a doctor about that? Evil educated Phantom Hoover! 14:37, 23 February 2009 (EST)
It's ok. The doc assures me that at this stage, its in such elementary stages that it will cause me no harm. However, he did caution that this condition is quite harmful upon others at this stage of development. Apparently, it causes damage to something called "natives" who hear your vocalizations and run from the room screaming about corruption of their language or something. --Sun mowse.pngEn attendant Godot"«Her intense and pure religiousness took the form of her having equal faith in the existence of another world and in the impossibility of comprehending it in terms of earthly life. V.Nabokov» 14:43, 23 February 2009 (EST)
I would advise you to spellcheck your user page. "God is most defiantly male" is a gem... Evil educated Phantom Hoover! 14:46, 23 February 2009 (EST)
That's one of the problems with spell-chequers thy let you putt the wrong words in two an article. Even though they may be spelt write it doesn't mean vat they are correct. (Knot one read under line in my righting.) Redchuck.gif ГенгисYou have the right to be offended; and I have the right to offend you. 15:02, 23 February 2009 (EST)
De-fin-ately. De-fi-ant-ly. sighs. this is one word i should just take out of my vocab. to be defiant, to be definite. They look the same to my eyes, unless i break them down into little phonemes. As for Genghis' point. I blame Webster, and the Brits who were so keen on making standardized spellings, but never bothered to ask eachother what the standards should be. That and the great vowel shift. hehehe.
Yeah, blame us. Never mind all of the spellings which were changed by the Americans, confusing things further. Evil educated Phantom Hoover! 15:25, 23 February 2009 (EST)

(unindent) Yeah, well when you explain the use of a "u" in a word that does not (anylonger?) carry a phoneme to associate with it - Labour, Colour, Phantoum Hoouver - then i said "dude, what gives".

It is used in words with a short "u". Evil educated Phantom Hoover! 15:45, 23 February 2009 (EST)
Darn! I'm missing the local cheese-rolling festival. Redchuck.gif ГенгисYou have the right to be offended; and I have the right to offend you. 14:57, 24 February 2009 (EST)

I'm tempted to stick Category:British foods at the bottom of this thread.  : ) Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 15:48, 23 February 2009 (EST)

ʃ & β[edit]

"Oh for a time machine! Send the baʃtard back, aʃ þe peaʃant his anceʃtors doubtleβ were, and ʃee what he þinks of it! (Baʃtard)" ohhhh... did you steal those characters from ISO numbers or a particular font. And the "th", þ what letter is that, offical, if you know. I never learned my ancient english, sadly.--Sun mowse.pngEn attendant Godot"«Her intense and pure religiousness took the form of her having equal faith in the existence of another world and in the impossibility of comprehending it in terms of earthly life. V.Nabokov» 13:07, 26 February 2009 (EST)

The th is "thorn": it's why there are such abominations as " Ye Olde Teashoppe " 'cause it was transliterated as 'y'. It still exists in Icelandic. The long " s" I found on WP. (I'm on PDA @ the moment & it won't show them.) ToastToastand marmite 20:00, 26 February 2009 (EST)
(off pda)(the þ on international/US keyboard = "alt Gr + p"; ß [German Esszet] is "alt Gr + s"; can't find ʃ but is it math integral?) ToastToastand marmite

Thanks for the sysop-ing of a crazy, caffeine-driven punk-rock kid! The Goonie 1 07:39, 28 February 2009 (EST)

You're welcome! ToastToastand marmite 08:08, 28 February 2009 (EST)


Toast, my dear, I'm gonna be laying low for a while; apparently Real Life beckons for a while. Keep well. Take good care, keep fighting the good fight. Lotsa love, TheoryOfPractice 21:41, 6 March 2009 (EST)

Fake names at RWW[edit]

If those are not your socks, then I apologize. If you want them renamed, please say so. --  Nx/talk  07:26, 9 March 2009 (EDT)

Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn. :) ToastToastand marmite 07:27, 9 March 2009 (EDT)


Totnesmartin 17:35, 10 March 2009 (EDT)

Person, concept or thing associated with Yorkshire in some way[edit]

...and that's the worst insult I can think of. Totnesmartin 17:45, 10 March 2009 (EDT)

That's not an insult - it's a compliment. Friends.gifThank you.Friends.gif ToastToastand marmite 17:52, 10 March 2009 (EDT)
Talk page comments should not be removed, regardless of their stupidity. Evil educated Phantom Hoover! 17:56, 10 March 2009 (EDT)
I think Lenski affair talk 2 is awesome. Mei 18:02, 10 March 2009 (EDT)


I shouldn't be prodding toast. I prod toast. I'm an idiot. --<choose> <option>Input The ResistorOutput</option> <option>CoyoteOver 450 pages watched NOT including talk pages</option> <option>The Trickster</option> <option>Acionyx</option> 17:49, 10 March 2009 (EDT) P.S. OMG CUR DON'T CLICK THAT BUTTON (TOO LATE) (NO ITS NOT) (YES IT IS) (AAAAAAAAaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa--<choose> <option>Input The ResistorOutput</option> <option>CoyoteOver 450 pages watched NOT including talk pages</option> <option>The Trickster</option> <option>Acionyx</option> 17:49, 10 March 2009 (EDT)aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

Archived 26Mar 09[edit]

/>   .  So, that's the tune they play on their fascist banjos 05:17, 11 March 2009 (EDT)

What has happened to your sig? Come to that what has happened to your talkpage? - User \scriptstyle-i\ln(-1) 07:40, 13 March 2009 (EDT)
Sig changed. Talkpage archived.   .  So, that's the tune they play on their fascist banjos 07:51, 13 March 2009 (EDT)
Maybe you could make that bit about CUR the link to the archive list? - User \scriptstyle-i\ln(-1) 07:53, 13 March 2009 (EDT)
I could   .  So, that's the tune they play on their fascist banjos 08:00, 13 March 2009 (EDT)
Don't like your new sig. It makes me think something is wrong with my PC for not displaying little piccies.  Lily Ta, wack! 16:59, 18 March 2009 (EDT)
I didn't like the way it stood out on the pages.   .  So, that's the tune they play on their fascist banjos 17:23, 18 March 2009 (EDT)
Ok, I've gotta say it. I miss the toast and cheese pics... I was planning to post a small jar of jam to go with them. Refugeetalk page 23:48, 19 March 2009 (EDT)
Could you at least incorporate your user name into the signature? A period, even a wikilinked one, is highly confusing. Mjollnir.svgListenerXTalkerX 00:00, 20 March 2009 (EDT)
I am afraid I do agree with that request for a username in the sig.. Javasca₧ the most colourful sig on RationalWiki! 00:03, 20 March 2009 (EDT)
OK ToastToastand marmite 00:15, 20 March 2009 (EDT)
Jam on toast? ToastToastand marmite 00:17, 20 March 2009 (EDT)
I welcome back the old sig, but never had trouble with the "dot" - it was linked, after all. ħumanUser talk:Human 23:27, 20 March 2009 (EDT)

Looking forward to ...[edit]

FFS Toast at least spell my name right! Redchuck.gif ГенгисYou have the right to be offended; and I have the right to offend you. 22:32, 20 March 2009 (EDT)

? ToastToastand marmite 22:33, 20 March 2009 (EDT)

Don't you like T? Redchuck.gif ГенгисYou have the right to be offended; and I have the right to offend you. 22:34, 20 March 2009 (EDT)
? Prefer coffee. ToastToastand marmite 22:37, 20 March 2009 (EDT)
Try clickin' those links on your user page. Redchuck.gif ГенгисYou have the right to be offended; and I have the right to offend you. 22:44, 20 March 2009 (EDT)
I googled "Khan " to find it. 'twas only a tyop. ToastToastand marmite 22:46, 20 March 2009 (EDT)
Now I can go to bed knowing that all is well with the world. Darn, another full bottle of Shiraz emptied. Redchuck.gif ГенгисYou have the right to be offended; and I have the right to offend you. 22:49, 20 March 2009 (EDT)
I also to bed going am. Night all. ToastToastand marmite 22:51, 20 March 2009 (EDT)
Night night. ħumanUser talk:Human 23:26, 20 March 2009 (EDT)

Andy, Art Master[edit]

Hilarious addition to the WIGO. MASSIVE 37KB? Thanks for the assist! --Irrational Atheist 13:53, 25 March 2009 (EDT)

Smaller than the average porn thumbnail. ToastToastand marmite 13:55, 25 March 2009 (EDT)

You're an ass.[edit]

Yes, yes you are. You and TOP seem to have a personal vendetta against me. You're banner for your talk page is inappropriate, and your desysoping on me on a whim is admin abuse, though not very serious. --<choose> <option>Input The ResistorOutput</option> <option>CoyoteOver 450 pages watched NOT including talk pages</option> <option>The Trickster</option> <option>Acionyx</option> 13:33, 26 March 2009 (EDT)

Seconded. Evil educated Phantom Hoover! 14:18, 26 March 2009 (EDT)
Toast, your user talk page is not your castle, and you know that full well. Do not act as if it is. Evil educated Phantom Hoover! 14:21, 26 March 2009 (EDT)