Uncyclopedia:Pee Review/HowTo:Write A Funny Band Article

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edit HowTo:Write A Funny Band Article

TheTerrorThatIsSkaPunk 12:13, 27 January 2008 (UTC)

UUtea A big mug o' reviewin' strength tea? Why, that must mean this article
is being reviewed by:
UU - natter UU Manhole
(While you're welcome to review it as well, you might like to consider helping someone else instead).
(Also, if the review hasn't been finished within 24 hours of this tag appearing, feel free to remove it or clout UU athwart the ear'ole).

OK, I'll take a look at this. --SirU.U.Esq. VFH | GUN | Natter | Uh oh | Pee 15:59, 28 January 2008 (UTC)

Thanks for the rev, I'll work your suggestions into it.--TheTerrorThatIsSkaPunk 11:50, 29 January 2008 (UTC)
Humour: 7.5 I like this. It may be because I spend a lot of time on VFD shovelling bandcruft, but I did enjoy reading this. A pleasant surprise.
Concept: 8 Good, yeah. I'm not sure how this concept would play on VFH, as it's quite Uncyc self-referential, but it certainly made for an enjoyable read. I particularly like the way you voice the article, with almost weary resignation that people will plough on regardless of the sagacity of your observations.
Prose and formatting: 8 A few typos, nothing serious. Well formatted and not a pain to read. Fine. Could do with perhaps a bit more, see suggestions below.
Images: 7 A couple, fairly well chosen and well used. Could probably do with one more, but pretty good as it is.
Miscellaneous: 7.6 Averaged by the power of predictability.
Final Score: 38.1 This is a good article, and I enjoyed reading it. I wish we could make it required reading for anyone thinking of creating such a page! A couple of suggestions below as usual, but you can be pleased with this!
Reviewer: --SirU.U.Esq. VFH | GUN | Natter | Uh oh | Pee 16:24, 28 January 2008 (UTC)

OK, a couple more defining characteristics of bandcruft you haven't mentioned yet:

  • The long, unfunny discography list - replete with "hilarious" parodies of existing album titles and "hysterical" made-up album titles from future years
  • The trivia list full of made-up crap they couldn't be bothered to crowbar into any of the other sections

I think you should at least make mention of these, as they are a staple of this kind of article.

Other than that though, good job! I don't often come across articles I have so few suggestions to make about (I'm an opinionated git like that).

As always, this is only my opinion, others are available, and good luck! --SirU.U.Esq. VFH | GUN | Natter | Uh oh | Pee 16:24, 28 January 2008 (UTC)

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