UnNews:Abby Martin ‘non-notable’ Wikipedia ban boosts notability (history, logs)

Article: UnNews:Abby Martin ‘non-notable’ Wikipedia ban boosts notability

Score: 2

Nominated by: Funnybony Icons-flag-th Agnideva-small.jpg AGT-logo-small.jpg 17:56, Feb 14
For: 3
  1. For. Absolutely yes. Awesome ShabiDOO 20:57, February 15, 2014 (UTC)
  2. Symbol for vote For. Per ShabiDOO Funnybony Icons-flag-th Agnideva-small.jpg AGT-logo-small.jpg 17:57, Feb 16
  3. Symbol for vote For. Nice work, about a weird occurrence. Aleister 20:53 16=2=14
Against: 1
  1. Symbol against vote Against. Overt advocacy. External website (Wikipedia) finds a blogger at yet another website to be non-notable (incidentally, so do I), so author files a story on this website. The comedy strategy — that the finding of non-notability boosts the subject's notability — is irony, not comedy, by way of scolding Wikipedia, as though it cared what we think. This advertisement should have been userspaced from UnNews. Spıke Ѧ 18:06 14-Feb-14
    This is commedy. It is not an advertisment. This article very much deserves to stay on unnews. --ShabiDOO 20:00, February 16, 2014 (UTC)
    Author's long explanation in Comments establishes that the point of the article was to take sides in an offsite controversy and the only "parody" was an afterthought that was necessary to make it qualify for this website. It is userspaced. Spıke Ѧ 22:01 16-Feb-14


Hi Romy! No, I am not pushing her show. But I watched her interview Jimmy Carter and Larry King. So I looked her up on Wikipedia out of curiosty, and there was a pretty simple article that had a Deletion flag at the top. So I followed the link and ended up voting to KEEP. But a few hard asses - perhaps a dick admin who didn't like her anti globalist stance, so they were going over board on her lack of 3rd party references. I searched and found loads of web references. But non were, mainstream. Good question: "What" is mainstream? Even big blogs do not count? The result was her article was pulled. So she went on the Air about it, thereby bringing more notability even to Wikipedia (which she compared to mob rule). Meanwhile the ban forced some users to rebuild her page, it is now awaiting review and then headed back to main space - all the better. So I thought it ironic enough to make up this spoof - based on a referenced news style story. She was lucky to get banned by Wikipedia - hehe!!! And also get on Uncyclopedia - tee hee!!! BTW: Her channel RT is the best news source IMHO and also the most widely viewed on line with over a zillion views as of last year. She is making waves every day. This is an ironic and currently true story. And I plan to send her this link, maybe she will mention Uncyclopedia on air - cool!!!. So for parody I had to make it a absurdly over flattering and silly to be worthy of an FA. And hey, I hope she gets benefit from it. Here is her current article awaiting review on Wikipedia: Abby .Stay cool. And that's a funny Lego joke. Cheers!!!--Funnybony Icons-flag-th Agnideva-small.jpg AGT-logo-small.jpg 20:44, Feb 16
SPIKE moved this to Funnybony's user space. Huh? Why do that? Aleister 22:16 16=2=14
SPIKE you are completely out of line going around and insinuating that users have ulterior motives when they write their articles. You are mixing up your own personal taste and vision of this wiki with extremely questionably applied policy. These writers do not deserve to have their writing characterised as written with agendas and these good articles most certainly should not be user spaced. I think it's time to start an overdue forum. --ShabiDOO 22:26, February 16, 2014 (UTC)
Author sets out his specific agenda himself, just above. My job is to ensure that the business of this website remains humor, as opposed to a protest on the business of, or an attempt to boost work done on, some other website. Spıke Ѧ 22:37 16-Feb-14


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