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All nominated articles

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Dave Grohl

Score: 1
Nomination: 75.27.163.62 21:39, March 26, 2015 (UTC)
For Votes: 1
  1. For. "The President and some black guy." That's most of the vote right there. BrokenKnives (talk) 13:16, March 27, 2015 (UTC)
Against Votes: 0

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Turtle

Score: 3 ping-pong ball(s)
Nomination: Chunkles (talk) 03:47, March 25, 2015 (UTC)
For Votes: 3
  1. Symbol for vote For. Like mold, there was surprisingly no article for turtles. I corrected this problem and now present my latest masterpiece. Chunkles (talk) 03:47, March 25, 2015 (UTC)
  2. Symbol for vote For. Well done! Spıke Ѧ 09:15 25-Mar-15
  3. For. Rebalancing the reptile deficit. LaurelsRomArtus*Imperator ITRA (Orate) ® 20:47, March 25, 2015 (UTC)
Against Votes: 0

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Chuck Taylor

Score: 1 shoelace holes
Nomination: Spıke Ѧ 17:21 21-Mar-15 17:21, March 21, 2015 (UTC)
For Votes: 1
  1. Symbol for vote Self-nom and For. Uncyclopedia-quality historical scholarship on the nation's 12th President. Spıke Ѧ 17:21 21-Mar-15
Against Votes: 0

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Cruel and unusual punishment

Score: 2
Nomination: Spıke Ѧ 12:12 10-Mar-15 12:12, March 10, 2015 (UTC)
For Votes: 2
  1. Symbol for vote Self-nom and For. In U.S. politics, nothing is funnier than the truth. Spıke Ѧ 12:12 10-Mar-15
  2. Symbol for vote For. I took American History in high school. ~jcm 17:54, March 13, 2015 (UTC)
Against Votes: 0

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Comments
  • Comment. Funny, but the second section down makes this sound more like an article about capital punishment, specifically. I'd like to see more expansion of "cruel and unusual" punishments which do not involve execution. Chunkles (talk) 06:17, March 26, 2015 (UTC)
    I've added a final sentence to the Intro to explain the link, but I see no good way to expand the article in this direction without further repeating the joke of citing repeats of Mr. Bean and then Instant Replay in baseball. Spıke Ѧ 13:03 26-Mar-15

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Project Gemini

Score: 3.5 scrubs
Nomination: Spıke Ѧ 12:55 9-Mar-15 12:55, March 9, 2015 (UTC)
For Votes: 3.5
  1. Symbol for vote Nom & For. The latest by EStop, a Roadrunner-like series of pub-crawls in space. Gallows humor and custom illustrations. Spıke Ѧ 12:55 9-Mar-15
  2. Symbol for vote For.. Must vote for my first full article (with Spike's assistance). Great fun to write and hope well received. Feeling more comfortable commenting on other work, now I understand the challenge. EStop (talk) 19:57, March 9, 2015 (UTC)
  3. For. 217.44.0.58 12:17, March 10, 2015 (UTC)
  4. For. Impressive first article. Loved the space badges! LaurelsRomArtus*Imperator ITRA (Orate) ® 15:02, March 11, 2015 (UTC)
Against Votes: 0

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Ed Miliband

Score: -1
Nomination: Coiguy (talk) 15:10, March 8, 2015 (UTC)
For Votes: 1
  1. For. Coiguy (talk) 15:11, March 8, 2015 (UTC)
Against Votes: 2
  1. Symbol against vote Against. As set out below. Nominator has not been back. Spıke Ѧ 22:19 13-Mar-15
  2. Against. A bit long on abuse than humour in my view as it currently stands. Something that could do with a thorough tweaking. LaurelsRomArtus*Imperator ITRA (Orate) ® 14:11, March 24, 2015 (UTC)
Comments
  • Symbol neutral vote Abstain. I only know Miliband from the bacon sandwich pictures so I can't really judge this. --Pwn head Sir Xam Ralco the Mediocre 17:57, March 8, 2015 (UTC)
  • That OP's first edit is a VFH nomination suggests that he is "voting the man" rather than the article. The article starts with the trite "Soviet Russian" meme (a creativity-free approach to a British politician of the left, and sorry for the redundancy). But the second paragraph is great. Don't feature without further work. OP was followed in by a vandal spree which might or might not be he. Suggest deleting the nom in 48 hours if OP never returns. Spıke Ѧ 20:14 8-Mar-15
  • Comment. I have now returned. I would like to state that this article was not made by me, I have not got a clue about the 'vandal spree which might or might not be he', and why suggest that just because I don't return? Coiguy (talk) 12:01, March 14, 2015 (UTC)

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I'm not a racist, but...

Score: 2.5
Nomination: Anton (talk) Uncyclopedia United 17:20, February 27, 2015 (UTC)
For Votes: 2.5
  1. Symbol for vote For. Very cleverly-written and funny. I really like this. Anton (talk) Uncyclopedia United 17:20, February 27, 2015 (UTC)
  2. Symbol for vote For. --Pwn head Sir Xam Ralco the Mediocre 02:04, March 2, 2015 (UTC)
  3. For. 160.39.172.31 22:03, March 11, 2015 (UTC)
Against Votes: 0

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I have a dream

Score: 1.5
Nomination: Anton (talk) Uncyclopedia United 16:33, February 19, 2015 (UTC)
For Votes: 2.5
  1. Symbol for vote Self-nom and for Let's see if it was worth the efforts! Anton (talk) Uncyclopedia United 16:33, February 19, 2015 (UTC)
  2. For. It's funny 37.123.151.120 16:12, February 23, 2015 (UTC)
  3. Symbol for vote For. --Pwn head Sir Xam Ralco the Mediocre 02:01, March 2, 2015 (UTC)
Against Votes: 1
  1. It has a funny concept, following I have a dream with the response, "Have you sought help?" But articles "in the style of the thing they are about" have one funny concept as well. This is good writing, but descent into insanity does not make for a funny read, and the portion that would appear on our main page unfolds especially slowly. I don't get the monkeys, nor the purported explanation at the end, unless it is to say that reality is insane and the crazy man is the only accurate observer. Now my head hurts as well. Spıke Ѧ 22:05 22-Feb-15
    Despite not having got it, you explained it better than I could! "Reality is insane and the crazy man is the only accurate observer" - that's quite it. The interpretations are not very clear, but that's deliberate: in my vision, the man, who always relied on logic, becomes crazy being unable to comprehend racial discrimination. The monkeys are an incarnation of the racial prejudice, but also the only "logical" way out of this mess for the main character: if we don't treat them like humans, than they can't be humans, can they? Anton (talk) Uncyclopedia United 16:12, February 23, 2015 (UTC)
    Hence, by the way, the name of the article. The main character's insane dream and Dr. King's famous one actually coincide (which becomes more obvious towards the end). Anton (talk) Uncyclopedia United 16:15, February 23, 2015 (UTC)

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Horace

Score: 5 courses with the Epicureans
Nomination: Spıke Ѧ 20:04 5-Feb-15 20:04, February 5, 2015 (UTC)
For Votes: 5
  1. Symbol for vote Self-nom & For. Category winner in The Article Whisperer. Spıke Ѧ 20:04 5-Feb-15
  2. For. Anton (talk) Uncyclopedia United 16:59, February 6, 2015 (UTC)
  3. Symbol for vote For. --Pwn head Sir Xam Ralco the Mediocre 18:27, February 9, 2015 (UTC)
  4. For. LaurelsRomArtus*Imperator ITRA (Orate) ® 12:11, February 22, 2015 (UTC)
  5. Symbol for vote For. ~jcm 04:22, March 13, 2015 (UTC)
Against Votes: 0

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Glory hole

Score: 5
Nomination: Pwn head Sir Xam Ralco the Mediocre 17:05, January 25, 2015 (UTC)
For Votes: 5
  1. Symbol for vote Nom and For. I love this. --Pwn head Sir Xam Ralco the Mediocre 17:05, January 25, 2015 (UTC)
  2. Symbol for vote For. Eminently featureworthy. A porn genre with culture slapped on top like double-entendre peanut butter, then tugged in many different directions. Spıke Ѧ 02:12 26-Jan-15
  3. For. --LaurelsRomArtus*Imperator ITRA (Orate) ® 14:03, January 26, 2015 (UTC)
  4. For. Anton (talk) Uncyclopedia United 19:19, January 29, 2015 (UTC)
  5. Symbol for vote For. ~jcm 04:22, March 13, 2015 (UTC)
Against Votes: 0

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Comments
  • Comment. I have observed that Xam particularly likes this one, but although I was proud of it and will maintain there are good jokes in it, it is very clunky and uneven and lacks direction. So not terribly featureworthy. Sigphoto|(get dtf) 01:24, February 25, 2015 (UTC)

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Alien abduction insurance

Score: 3.5
Nomination: Sir ScottPat (converse) White Ensign Scotland Flag 1 Compassrose VFH UnS NotM WotM WotY 12:46, December 29, 2014 (UTC)
For Votes: 5.5
  1. Symbol for vote Nom and For Came across this, it seemed amusing. Sir ScottPat (converse) White Ensign Scotland Flag 1 Compassrose VFH UnS NotM WotM WotY 12:46, December 29, 2014 (UTC)
  2. For. LaurelsRomArtus*Imperator ITRA (Orate) ® 09:21, January 1, 2015 (UTC)
  3. For. Anton (talk) Uncyclopedia United 11:57, January 1, 2015 (UTC)
  4. For. Liked it Sog1970 (talk) 18:20, January 4, 2015 (UTC)
  5. For. 184.4.187.66 22:09, January 7, 2015 (UTC)
  6. For. Chunkles (talk) 05:43, March 6, 2015 (UTC)
Against Votes: 2
  1. Symbol against vote Against. Author Sequence in 2009 structured this not as an encyclopedia article but as a sales pitch (indeed, apparently with a black insurance salesman: "We be living in a very dangerous time"). Despite prepending an encyclopedia-like Intro (which helpfully? discloses that this is an article about a fraud), the result is stand-up or a stage play. Spıke Ѧ 12:18 1-Jan-15
  2. Symbol against vote Against. I agree with SPIKE. Shifting from one format to another is confusing and detracts from the article. --Pwn head Sir Xam Ralco the Mediocre 04:51, January 9, 2015 (UTC)
Comments
  • Comment. Eliminate the first paragraph and keep the rest. It's really good without the context shift as others mentioned. I especially like the automatic username insertion in the "The contract" section; clever! Chunkles (talk) 22:15, March 5, 2015 (UTC)
    To the contrary! most use of {{USERNAME}} is not clever but "stagnant" and discouraged in Sec. 9 of HTBFANJS. This use is not an overt prank, but certainly not a feature. Spıke Ѧ 22:26 5-Mar-15
    Ah, okay, I was unfamiliar with that. To be honest, this was the first time I've ever encountered its usage since I joined. Chunkles (talk) 05:42, March 6, 2015 (UTC)
  • I have now eliminated the first paragraph and made what is now the Intro flow better. I moved the photo to the left in order to keep {{Wikipedia}} on the right, as the fact that there is an actual article on WP:Alien abduction insurance is a key to this article. Am still neither comfortable with the use of the shuck-and-jive dialect nor ready to rewrite the article entirely. Spıke Ѧ 22:33 5-Mar-15

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Slut shaming

Score: 4
Nomination: Anton (talk) Uncyclopedia United 18:56, December 27, 2014 (UTC)
For Votes: 5
  1. Symbol for vote Self-nom and for An article on one of the main pillars of our society. Anton (talk) Uncyclopedia United 18:56, December 27, 2014 (UTC)
  2. Symbol for vote For. Now with better choice of words. Spıke Ѧ 12:19 1-Jan-15
  3. For. MonorailPhoenix (talk) 21:38, January 1, 2015 (UTC)
  4. Symbol for vote For. --Pwn head Sir Xam Ralco the Mediocre 04:55, January 9, 2015 (UTC)
  5. Good article -- made me laugh a few times. Doesn't feel like Wikipedia to me, but I have written for both sites and know the difference instantly. -– Llwy-ar-lawr talkcontribs • 23:01 24 March 2015
Against Votes: 1
  1. Feels too much like a real Wikipedia article. EpicTimes (talk) 04:24, December 30, 2014 (UTC)
    I told the newbie on his talk page that this is exactly how Uncyclopedia articles should feel. Spıke Ѧ 12:19 1-Jan-15

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