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#{{Delete}} I wouldn't mind an article on a non-existent film, just as long as it's funny. Also, the title even misspells "Glyndŵr". Believe me, they're two completely different sounds. This isn't a good omen, and it is accurate in that. [[User:ConCass2|ConCass2]] ([[User talk:ConCass2|talk]]) 15:56, August 6, 2014 (UTC)
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#{{Delete}} Taking nominator's word that no comparable movie exists, the page title is something no one will look up unless he exactly guesses the author's joke. (On the other hand, lack of a mark from a foreign language is not a VFD offense.) So, someone made a movie about Glyndŵr, who according to the Intro is either a person or a movement; it had a lot of slapstick that plays out best in the author's mind; and the movie "is shit." Unchanged except for tweaking of lists since {{U|Picton}} created it in 2009. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>17:00 6-Aug-14</small>
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#{{Delete}} I withdraw my vote to keep it, it would be need a lot of re-writing and it would be easier just to write a new article on Owain Glyndŵr --[[User:Steveyt0|Steveyt0]] ([[User talk:Steveyt0|talk]]) 20:35, August 7, 2014 (UTC)
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#:I would be able to help write an article on Glyndŵr if you need any help. By the way, don't delete your vote if you change your mind. Just strike it out. [[User:ConCass2|ConCass2]] ([[User talk:ConCass2|talk]]) 20:39, August 7, 2014 (UTC)
 
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*<s>{{Keep}} I looked up Owain Glyndŵr a few days ago, and this article appears in the search box. You don't have to guess the exact name of the article to stumble across it. I think the concept is pretty funny, however it is clearly in need of editing. I feel that it can be turned into a reasonable article with a bit of tweaking. Also I believe the article is loosely based on a movie called "Mike Bassett: England Manager". {{Unsigned|Steveyt0}}</s>
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*:All right, you have shown that someone might "stumble across it" — notably, someone who was trying to stumble across it; but answer the VFD question: Is it a good article? Is it funny in the least? Is it at the best name? {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>16:24 7-Aug-14</small>
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*::I think the concept (of Owain Glyndŵr being transported into the 21st century to coach the Welsh national football team ) is reasonably funny, however I do not think it's a "good" article as it is, I think it would need substantial editing. There is very little funny about the article other than the concept, I would suggest that it should perhaps be completely re-written. I would move the article to "Owain Glyndŵr", he is well known inside Wales, he's the Welsh equivalent of William Wallace. I don't find it unlikely that Welsh people might search for him, I did --[[User:Steveyt0|Steveyt0]] ([[User talk:Steveyt0|talk]]) 20:18, August 7, 2014 (UTC)
 
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#I personally think this can go, maybe there is a joke I do not understand, maybe there isn't. All I can say is that not even the other Uncyclopedia wanted it and that's saying something. I don't know maybe I just do not understand the article. What do you guys think? [[User:HoratioMan64|HoratioMan64]] ([[User talk:HoratioMan64|talk]]) 16:19, August 8, 2014 (UTC)
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#{{Delete}} Written to inform, not to amuse. Wikipedia says that Svelvik is in Vestfold County, Norway, not of urgent interest to our readership. Much of the humor is in Norse, and the part that is in English is not in good English. No one here will know enough about Svelvik to repair this article or even to know what jokes might be made about Svelvik. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>17:27 8-Aug-14</small>
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#{{Delete}} An example (and there are many here) of articles that basically say 'this town/city/etc etc' is shit. End of story. --{{User:Romartus/sig2}} 20:50, August 8, 2014 (UTC)
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#{{Delete}} I don't understand it either --{{User:Steveyt0/sig}} 00:44, August 9, 2014 (UTC)
 
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#{{Delete}} Written, and revised overnight with 2010 census numbers, overtly to boost the city of Boise, just irreverently enough to fit on a humor wiki. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>12:03 27-Feb-13</small>
 
#{{delete}} largely imaginary region (per wikipedia, the actual inland northwest refers to eastern Washington and northern Idaho). The author is overly excited about the fact that Boise is the 101st largest city in the United States. --{{User:Mnbvcxz/sig5}} 13:41, February 28, 2013 (UTC)
 
 
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* I was considering a revert of the last editor, but the previous revision was no better. I don't know the area at all though, so have no idea what is relevant and what is just garbage. Is there any earlier revision which is better than the current? Is there a way to salvage anything worthwhile from it? {{User:PuppyOnTheRadio/sig3|01:58 28 Feb 2013}}
 
*:I did exactly that yesterday, and concluded exactly that. Saw in the history that {{U|JesusLandMan}} in 2007 set out to "make it at least a little funny"; rev of 26-Aug-07, minus "Why Boise Sucks" is short but has a concept. <small>14:14</small> PS--I have indeed assembled a version based on that one; sorry I did not do this before nominating. I'll let my nomination stand; what do you think now, Mnbvcxz? {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>15:45 28-Feb-13</small>
 
 
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#{{Delete}} A ramble about a random subject; followed by listcruft. The work of an Anon who did not even know how to code his lists correctly. I already reverted this back to 2009 (then added the recent interwiki to the Chinese); this is before someone converted it to a springboard to several YouTube videos. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>01:36 11-Aug-14</small>
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#{{Delete}} I agree with the dog with the stick. The one liners aren't funny, and are glaring one liners. Not even hidden. [[User:Rocketsled|Rocketsled]] ([[User talk:Rocketsled|talk]]) 03:04, August 11, 2014 (UTC)
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#{{Delete}} Its pretty stupid --{{User:Steveyt0/sig}} 00:32, August 13, 2014 (UTC)
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#{{Delete}} Just a rambling mess and one liner hell. --{{User:Romartus/sig2}} 12:06, August 14, 2014 (UTC)
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#{{Delete}} Terrible. [[User:Captain gull|Captain gull]] ([[User talk:Captain gull|talk]]) 10:30, August 20, 2014 (UTC)
 
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*{{Comment|Abstain.}} A playground for I.P. Anon and other drive-by writers of one-liners isn't optimal, but it's self-contained. The template, though, is awful: "This page is under perpetual construction... It is an ever changing work...." That is in fact a better description of [[Uncyclopedia:Sandbox]]. Better to get them to finish it, to flesh out each of the 100 themes into funny paragraphs, as I now try to do on its talk page. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>18:11 25-Feb-13</small>
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*I think our greatest living writer {{u|Sog1970}} should be alerted! --{{User:Romartus/sig2}} 14:31, August 12, 2014 (UTC)
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*:Memo: He was; he declined; Romartus voted to Delete. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>01:46 18-Aug-14</small>
 
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#{{Keep}} Good enough now. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>13:21 24-Feb-13</small>
 
 
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#{{Delete}} Continual focus on non-celebrity individuals. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>10:31 12-Aug-14</small>
*I see Aleister at work here and am holding off. The original article hit the same buttons ''ad nauseam'' but did start with a perfectly fine concept. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>12:38 24-Feb-13</small>
 
*:Never saw this page before, checked the history (remember the rule about looking for a better version in the history????) and found out it's a Mhaille page, and reverted to his last edit. So by being a Mhaille page I surmise it contains very good material, but don't have time to read it now. Am going other places now, and one of them has food. [[user:Aleister|''Aleister'']] 12:46 24-2-'13
 
*::Point to Aleister; nominator has the duty to make a token effort to find some quality somewhere, even during a purge of a namespace. I brought categories up to date after Aleister's mega-revert. Only the section on "tingle" seems to have no basis in reality, but maybe some of you recall something about Clarke that I don't. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>12:56 24-Feb-13</small>
 
*:::The content is basically the same. Although it was created by an established user, it was also created in 2006. There is ''some'' content, but it could be collapsed to half a dozen quotes without losing any information. --{{User:Mnbvcxz/sig5}} 13:12, February 24, 2013 (UTC)
 
*::To answer my own question, [[WP:Arthur C. Clarke]] does not contain the word "tingle" so I'll kill three of the quotes for you. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>13:16 24-Feb-13</small>
 
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#{{Keep}}. This is a very specific vote for a very specific article. Wooga for life! -- {{User:Imrealized/sig}} 20:05, February 25, 2013 (UTC)
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#{{Keep}} Its too personal, but all it needs is minor editing. [[User:Rocketsled|Rocketsled]] ([[User talk:Rocketsled|talk]]) 19:38, August 12, 2014 (UTC)
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|delete=#{{delete}} This page is, by its title, the epitome of scatter-shot. I would quote trim it, but this page has no theme. Is it trying to quote the internet cyber-terrorist group, or what? If so, the subject is too obscure. It is trying to compile every anonymous quote in the history of humanity? If so, the subject is too broad. --{{User:Mnbvcxz/sig5}} 12:12, February 24, 2013 (UTC)
 
#{{Delete}} Starting with a nonsense year number in a preachy Intro before devolving into themelessness, this is another tribute to the namespace instead of a service to the reader. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>12:16 24-Feb-13</small>
 
#{{Delete}} This page fails on various levels, but mostly on a poor (or non-existent) concept. {{User:PuppyOnTheRadio/sig3|09:33 25 Feb 2013}}
 
 
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*[[Wikiquote:Anonymous]] is a real page, as is [[Wikiquote:Anonymous (group)]]. Theoretically there could be a valid page that is a parody of this, and this Unquotable page would be the ideal location. Sadly, the page at this location fails. {{User:PuppyOnTheRadio/sig3|09:33 25 Feb 2013}}
 
 
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#{{Delete}} Totally lists, and mostly unfunny real-world etiquette tips. Anon extended the unfunny today despite my using the Anon talk page to ask him to register and emphasize that '''this is a humor wiki'''. Start over, after someone comes up with a comedy strategy. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>03:02 13-Aug-14</small>
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#{{Delete}} I rewrote the whole bloody page and lost all my progress. Doing it again would be pointless, so delete. [[User:ConCass2|ConCass2]] ([[User talk:ConCass2|talk]]) 09:43, August 13, 2014 (UTC)
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#{{Keep}} If we are going to have an Unquotable namespace--and, for the moment, we are--then why not have a page setting out a coherent plan for it? UnNews has several such, and they used to be helpful. Indeed policy should not be "spread across 5 or 6 pages" and if you can find a better spot at which to unify it, tell me where it went and I'll flip my vote. You might find this page a useful place to set down guidelines so that the cruft you have spent so much time editing doesn't creep back. Or we might flesh this out into deadpan praise of people's use of dead men's quotations to fluff up their unremarkable present-day rhetoric. We have found gassy text elsewhere and not deleted an entire page that otherwise has a purpose. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>10:43 23-Feb-13</small>
 
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|delete=#{{delete}} unhelpful "about" page. The policy pages for unquotable are spread across 5 or 6 pages for no apparent reason, besides making the project look bigger than it actually is. What is said here could be said in one sentence. This has been unedited since 2006. --{{User:Mnbvcxz/sig5}} 08:55, February 23, 2013 (UTC)
 
 
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*Some of the one liners are funny and can be used elsewhere. I just don't get why there are a bunch of legitimate office etiquette tips in there. The article makes no sense. [[User:Rocketsled|Rocketsled]] ([[User talk:Rocketsled|talk]]) 15:51, August 13, 2014 (UTC)
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*I have now backed out Anon's recent edits and reverted the page to 2012. You may flip your vote if you think it makes sense now; I still don't see any humor. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>11:58 17-Aug-14</small>
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:I checked through the history before submitting my vote; I came to the same conclusion as you, so I didn't bother. [[User:ConCass2|ConCass2]] ([[User talk:ConCass2|talk]]) 13:18, August 17, 2014 (UTC)
 
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#{{Keep}} It's a good example of Obfuscata, and probably should remain purely as that. Given it is Obfuscata, I don't see a huge argument for a rewrite of this to match a rewrite of the page it's a translation of. If the main page is rewritten to an extent that this is no longer relevant, then we can look at a rewrite of this at that stage. {{User:PuppyOnTheRadio/sig3|02:19 24 Feb 2013}}
 
#{{Keep}} Per above. {{User:Simsilikesims/sig}} 02:35, February 25, 2013 (UTC)
 
#{{Keep}}. Because, because, because, because, because. I'm serious about that last one. The first four are me being silly. -- {{User:Imrealized/sig}} 20:05, February 25, 2013 (UTC)
 
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|delete=#{{delete}} Reskin of the unquotable mainpage. And by "reskin" I mean text change. --{{User:Mnbvcxz/sig5}} 08:05, February 23, 2013 (UTC)
 
#{{Delete|Delete, again.}} This is seriously bad use of the English language. Yes, it is meant to make fun of same, but simply taking another Uncyclopedia page and making the English turgid is not heavy lifting nor as laughter-causing as focused, planned, engaging use of (perhaps with wry commentary on) bad English. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>10:52 23-Feb-13</small>
 
|comments=*{{comment}} I plan on a doing a reworking on the quotable mainpage. However, the main link template is intertwined with the various reskin pages. Before I work on the quote mainpage, I need to see what the community wants to keep, so I am not wasting time reworking articles that are going to be deleted anyway. --{{User:Mnbvcxz/sig5}} 08:05, February 23, 2013 (UTC)
 
*:You have noted that the same text is transliterated multiple times into different "languages," but you could improve the Unquotable main page without the risk that we might compel you to apply your changes to Obfuscata in bad English, pirate-speak, etc. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>10:52 23-Feb-13</small>
 
*::The coding of [[Unquotable:MainArticleList]] (which is used as template) is horrible, generating different content on different pages because there is a different section of code for each page the template appears on. --{{User:Mnbvcxz/sig5}} 20:17, February 23, 2013 (UTC)
 
*:Horrible indeed! The template ("tricked out" in the ever-self-congratulatory words of {{U|Some user}}) special-cases itself based on who its caller is, to give each caller the "elegance" of calling the same, single template to achieve radically different effects! This is not so much a key part of our site heritage as a bomb planted especially deep! {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>21:42 23-Feb-13</small>
 
*{{comment|@ puppy}} if we need an article on Obfuscata, which would be a valid subject, it should be at [[Obfuscata]], not as a clone of a random navigation page. This article makes about as much sense as running [[Newtis Newtfield]] through a [[Swedish Chef]] translator and calling it the [[this page does not exist|Svedeesh Noot]]. --{{User:Mnbvcxz/sig5}} 17:16, February 24, 2013 (UTC)
 
::I agree that we should have an article at [[Obfuscata]] but the closest we have is at [[Obfuscation]]. I think this quotable page is a good example of Obfuscata, and we don't have an article at Obfuscata about the style of writing, so this should stay, at least until someone writes the Obfuscata page. You may consider this a challenge to write said page, if you like. Also, if someone ran Newtis Newtfield through a Swedish chef translator and called it the Sveedeesh Noot that would be funny. Redundant, but funny, particularly if it were linked as a see also from the main Newtis Newtfield article.{{User:Simsilikesims/sig}} 02:40, February 25, 2013 (UTC)
 
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#{{Keep}} I fight for {{U|Some user}}. -- {{User:Imrealized/sig}} 01:40, February 23, 2013 (UTC)
 
#:That is the corniest Tron reference I have seen in a long time. {{User:PuppyOnTheRadio/sig3|02:23 23 Feb 2013}}
 
#{{Keep}} Imrealized knows his history. This page, which I've never seen before, give the background of the Oscar quotes, something which uncyclopedia is infamous for. It outlines the start of the meme, and how it evolved. I don't understand why people want to delete the main pages of the Oscar Wilde quotes. The quotes themselves, when they are bad and are on good to stupid articles, sure, but not the historical pages themselves. What's the problem with leaving those few pages alone, especially one like this which educates about the beginning of a tradition. I stand with Imrealized in standing with Some user, who is sitting down and won't stand for himself. [[user:Aleister|'''Aleister''']] 8:03 23-2-'13
 
#{{Keep}} I didn't want to be the only holdout, so I proposed originally to userspace this piece of Uncyc history so that it wouldn't get deleted outright. But I think that since it does mention former Uncyc admins in the story, it does deserve a place in Unquotable as Uncyc history. The UN:CM test also takes into account whether any of the admins might have heard of it, and I do remember one or two of the admins mentioned here, though they are no longer active on this site. Admittedly this story all happened before I chanced upon Uncyclopedia, but that is history for you. {{User:Simsilikesims/sig}} 02:58, February 25, 2013 (UTC)
 
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#{{Delete}} Poorly written navelism. And as someone who actually digs into the history of this site and it's various facets, even I found this a most uninteresting chapter, as it's almost pure [[UN:CM]] stuff. {{User:PuppyOnTheRadio/sig3|10:20 21 Feb 2013}}
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#{{Delete}} Pure Anal Rape Humor. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>01:48 16-Aug-14</small>
#{{Delete}} Namespace creator {{U|Some user}} sets down in print his personal story as persecuted artist. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>22:27 21-Feb-13</small>
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#{{Delete}} [[User:ConCass2|ConCass2]] ([[User talk:ConCass2|talk]]) 07:40, August 16, 2014 (UTC)
#{{delete}} nobody cares. This is somewhere between vanity and cracking wise with the navigation tools, with a dose of advocacy. This uses a whole article of ranting to explain history that could be said in a paragraph. --{{User:Mnbvcxz/sig5}} 13:42, February 22, 2013 (UTC)
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#{{Delete}} Well, it can be expected with such a title. {{User:Anton199/sig}} 14:53, August 16, 2014 (UTC)
#:History explained in one paragraph - today's educational system described. The best history is an eyewitness account of what occurred told by someone who was there, plus the thought process which went into the situations described. It would be nice to have as detailed an account of the creation of uncy and other aspects of the wiki as we have here about the step-by-step creation and thought processes concerning the start of the Oscar Wilde quotes. [[user:Aleister|''a random historian'']] 8:25 23-2-'13
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|comments={{Comment}}I am reminded of a scene in the Naked Gun films when Leslie Nielsen's character goes into the shower with steel armoured underwear. Shame this article isn't there with that idea. --{{User:Romartus/sig2}} 11:27, August 19, 2014 (UTC)
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#{{Delete}} Name of a character not found on Wikipedia is nothing but a vehicle for gay stereotypes. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>01:45 18-Aug-14</small>
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#{{Delete}} Not very funny and not notable enough. <s>I think that the inspiration for this article was something related to [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O1ylkdldauc this YouTube video].</s> {{User:Anton199/sig}} 13:22, August 18, 2014 (UTC)
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#:Oh, I see there was a source in the article before. {{User:Anton199/sig}} 13:31, August 18, 2014 (UTC)
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#{{Keep|Selfish half-keep}}. I've hacked, trimmed, added, hacked and polished again. Without completely changing the concept, this is significantly improved. It could be more designed as twisting scripture, but that doesn't fit with the “illiterate/didn't write it” concept, which I feel has merit, and could possibly become it's own article. {{User:PuppyOnTheRadio/sig3|04:34 23 Feb 2013}}
 
#:"Twisting scripture" would imply that the invented quotations were actually based on something. This is the prerequisite for decent humor rather than rant--attributed to Jesus, as I say below at Hitler, not based on anything but desire for artificial melodrama. If the concept of the lists is inattention to the basis of humor, then it is not a "concept" you need to preserve. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>11:12 23-Feb-13</small>
 
#::There are two ways to do a page like this that make sense. One is to try and make the quotes as near to that original as possible. The second is to take the character of the subject and create quotes that fit with a parody of the character. This is a parody of the person, rather than a parody of sayings attributed to him. {{User:PuppyOnTheRadio/sig3|11:47 23 Feb 2013}}
 
#Puppy barks. And will probably keep on barking. Nice page. [[user:Aleister|'''Aleister''']] 8:08 23-2-'13
 
#{{Keep}}. This vote is also specific, but in an entirely different way than the other vote. -- {{User:Imrealized/sig}} 20:05, February 25, 2013 (UTC)
 
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#{{keep}}- the Unquotable section of articles work together collectively allowing for running gags, viewing each as a stand alone article is, in my view, the wrong approach to dealing with this section of articles. -- {{User:Mhaille/sig}}
 
#{{Keep}}. Bork, bork, bork! -- {{User:Imrealized/sig}} 20:05, February 25, 2013 (UTC)
 
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|delete=#{{delete}} Another article that is the same concept as the mainspace article, only done worse. Granted, the mainspace article execution could use work, but quotification is hardly an improvement. --{{User:Mnbvcxz/sig5}} 17:17, February 19, 2013 (UTC)
 
#{{Delete}} Unquotable fails utterly, and especially at imitating Wikiquotes, when the person being quoted is not a celebrity but a stock stereotype. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>18:30 19-Feb-13</small>
 
#{{Delete}} Muppet cruft. {{User:PuppyOnTheRadio/sig3|12:33 20 Feb 2013}}
 
#{{Delete}} The quotes here just aren't funny anymore (especially the dated stuff about G.W. Bush), and translating them into Sveedish Chef speek does not zee make zem foooney Bork Bork Bork! Besides, the Muppet Show in which the Swedish Chef muppet starred in was in its prime when I was in about 6th or 7th grade. The celebrity claim to fame of this muppet is so old that it has been forgotten and is no longer widely remembered. {{User:Simsilikesims/sig}} 03:09, February 25, 2013 (UTC)
 
#{{Delete}} --{{User:Romartus/sig2}} 17:50, February 26, 2013 (UTC)
 
|comments=*{{comment}} we have a near identically themed page at for the [[Swedish Chef]] in mainspace. --{{User:Mnbvcxz/sig5}} 13:33, February 26, 2013 (UTC)
 
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#{{Delete}} Very bad and nothing worth saving here. --{{User:Romartus/sig2}} 11:06, August 19, 2014 (UTC)
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#{{Keep}} you must. -- {{User:Imrealized/sig}} 20:05, February 25, 2013 (UTC)
 
#Just read this, and some of it is pretty good. You can't have enough good Yodaisms. I'll do some work on the page later. [[user:Aleister|''Aleister'']] 22:25 26-2-'13
 
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|delete=#{{delete}} 90% of the quotes are about sex, and 9% are Russian Reversals. There might be a couple quotes here that are funny, but I can't see justifying a page on the subject. The whole joke is the Yoda voice, which is done better than the quote format could ever be at [[Yoda]]. --{{User:Mnbvcxz/sig5}} 17:13, February 19, 2013 (UTC)
 
#{{Delete|"Stroke my green penis, you will."}} Not just the Russian Reversals but everything on this page is imitative. The only authentic comedy was done by the creators of Yoda. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>18:28 19-Feb-13</small>
 
#{{Delete}} Muppet cruft. {{User:PuppyOnTheRadio/sig3|12:34 20 Feb 2013}}
 
 
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#{{keep}} Not a Muppet. Beyond that this is an example of what the namespace is good for. There's half a dozen decent one liners, but not enough content to call it an article of prose. Adding much more to this would potentially be overkill. Deleting this would be removing a page that has merit. Saying “It wouldn't survive in mainspace” is correct - and that's why we have other name spaces. This is better than 99% of [[:Category:My sojourn|My sojourn]] articles. {{User:PuppyOnTheRadio/sig3|12:43 20 Feb 2013}}
 
#{{keep}} Per above. {{User:Simsilikesims/sig}} 06:50, February 21, 2013 (UTC)
 
#{{keep}}- the Unquotable section of articles work together collectively allowing for running gags, viewing each as a stand alone article is, in my view, the wrong approach to dealing with this section of articles. -- {{User:Mhaille/sig}}
 
#{{Keep}}. TYUN! -- {{User:Imrealized/sig}} 20:05, February 25, 2013 (UTC)
 
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|delete=#{{delete}} this feels like the retarded step-brother of the [http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/good-guy-lucifer/ Good Guy Lucifer meme]. This is a mixture of scattershot, advocacy, and general quotecruft. --{{User:Mnbvcxz/sig5}} 15:59, February 19, 2013 (UTC)
 
#{{Delete}} If anyone wants to write an article in the voice of Satan, I consider that a legitimate comedy strategy. This article is that strategy reduced to exactly listcruft. If any newbie wrote this in mainspace, any experienced editor would tell him that we are looking for funny paragraphs and not quips, slaps, and one-liners. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>18:25 19-Feb-13</small>
 
|comments=*{{comment|At pup}} the problem with this is that there may be 6 good one-liners, but there are 20 quotes on the page. --{{User:Mnbvcxz/sig5}} 14:16, February 20, 2013 (UTC)
 
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# '''Half keep per Kip'''. It has significance. The issue is that this page, much like [[Vandalism/example on wheels!]], has a place on this site. But I'd replace most of the content with [[Unquotable:Oscar Wilde]] and make '''that''' the redirect. {{User:PuppyOnTheRadio/sig3|10:56 20 Feb 2013}}
 
#Entire vote per Kip. This is a historic page in uncy's history. As the source of the Oscar Wilde quotes, and the start of the in-joke, essential page. I like the plaque idea, to mark it as historic. [[user:Aleister|''Aleister'']] 12:51 21-2-'13
 
#{{Keep}} As the origin of the in-joke, this page should be kept. I too like the idea of a plaque. {{User:Simsilikesims/sig}} 00:26, February 24, 2013 (UTC)
 
#{{Keep}}. I also like the idea of plaque build-up. I'd work on said plaque, but would probably have my work replaced four hours later. -- {{User:Imrealized/sig}} 20:05, February 25, 2013 (UTC)
 
 
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*I feel the need to point out that this page has historical significance as the very origin of the Oscar Wilde in-joke. If anything, it deserves a clean-up and a plaque. {{User:Kip the Dip/sig}} <small>09:56, Feb. 20, 2013</small>
 
*{{comment|@ pup & kip}} there is alot of overlap between this page and [[Unquotable:Oscar Wilde]]. Besides bad quotes, there is nothing of importance here that isn't at the unquotable page. I would actually prefer to move the unquotable to this name, per my crusade to delete the unquotable namespace. --{{User:Mnbvcxz/sig5}} 14:20, February 20, 2013 (UTC)
 
:* I would be {{for| }} merging Unquotable:Oscar Wilde with this namespace, but {{against| }} deleting Unquotable entirely. It's a valid parody of Wikiquotes and amusing when properly managed. Then again, what you do with your own Uncyclopedia is your business. {{User:Kip the Dip/sig}} <small>02:52, Feb. 21, 2013</small>
 
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|delete=#{{delete}} Article consists of immaturely insulting the subject and grues. It is also unlinked from mainspace, besides a couple redirects. --{{User:Mnbvcxz/sig5}} 08:49, February 17, 2013 (UTC)
 
#{{Delete|Part-time penis.}} And I do hate it when grues are insulted. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>14:21 17-Feb-13</small>
 
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edit Owain Glyndwr's Footy Manager H D

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  1. Symbol delete vote Delete. I wouldn't mind an article on a non-existent film, just as long as it's funny. Also, the title even misspells "Glyndŵr". Believe me, they're two completely different sounds. This isn't a good omen, and it is accurate in that. ConCass2 (talk) 15:56, August 6, 2014 (UTC)
  2. Symbol delete vote Delete. Taking nominator's word that no comparable movie exists, the page title is something no one will look up unless he exactly guesses the author's joke. (On the other hand, lack of a mark from a foreign language is not a VFD offense.) So, someone made a movie about Glyndŵr, who according to the Intro is either a person or a movement; it had a lot of slapstick that plays out best in the author's mind; and the movie "is shit." Unchanged except for tweaking of lists since Picton created it in 2009. Spıke ¬ 17:00 6-Aug-14
  3. Symbol delete vote Delete. I withdraw my vote to keep it, it would be need a lot of re-writing and it would be easier just to write a new article on Owain Glyndŵr --Steveyt0 (talk) 20:35, August 7, 2014 (UTC)
    I would be able to help write an article on Glyndŵr if you need any help. By the way, don't delete your vote if you change your mind. Just strike it out. ConCass2 (talk) 20:39, August 7, 2014 (UTC)
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  • Symbol keep vote Keep. I looked up Owain Glyndŵr a few days ago, and this article appears in the search box. You don't have to guess the exact name of the article to stumble across it. I think the concept is pretty funny, however it is clearly in need of editing. I feel that it can be turned into a reasonable article with a bit of tweaking. Also I believe the article is loosely based on a movie called "Mike Bassett: England Manager". The preceding unsigned comment was added by Steveyt0 (talk • contribs)
    All right, you have shown that someone might "stumble across it" — notably, someone who was trying to stumble across it; but answer the VFD question: Is it a good article? Is it funny in the least? Is it at the best name? Spıke ¬ 16:24 7-Aug-14
    I think the concept (of Owain Glyndŵr being transported into the 21st century to coach the Welsh national football team ) is reasonably funny, however I do not think it's a "good" article as it is, I think it would need substantial editing. There is very little funny about the article other than the concept, I would suggest that it should perhaps be completely re-written. I would move the article to "Owain Glyndŵr", he is well known inside Wales, he's the Welsh equivalent of William Wallace. I don't find it unlikely that Welsh people might search for him, I did --Steveyt0 (talk) 20:18, August 7, 2014 (UTC)
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edit Svelvik H T D

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  1. I personally think this can go, maybe there is a joke I do not understand, maybe there isn't. All I can say is that not even the other Uncyclopedia wanted it and that's saying something. I don't know maybe I just do not understand the article. What do you guys think? HoratioMan64 (talk) 16:19, August 8, 2014 (UTC)
  2. Symbol delete vote Delete. Written to inform, not to amuse. Wikipedia says that Svelvik is in Vestfold County, Norway, not of urgent interest to our readership. Much of the humor is in Norse, and the part that is in English is not in good English. No one here will know enough about Svelvik to repair this article or even to know what jokes might be made about Svelvik. Spıke ¬ 17:27 8-Aug-14
  3. Symbol delete vote Delete. An example (and there are many here) of articles that basically say 'this town/city/etc etc' is shit. End of story. --LaurelsRomArtus*Imperator ITRA (Orate) ® 20:50, August 8, 2014 (UTC)
  4. Symbol delete vote Delete. I don't understand it either --Steveyt0 (talk) 00:44, August 9, 2014 (UTC)
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edit Soggy crackers H Archive

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  1. Symbol delete vote Delete. A ramble about a random subject; followed by listcruft. The work of an Anon who did not even know how to code his lists correctly. I already reverted this back to 2009 (then added the recent interwiki to the Chinese); this is before someone converted it to a springboard to several YouTube videos. Spıke ¬ 01:36 11-Aug-14
  2. Symbol delete vote Delete. I agree with the dog with the stick. The one liners aren't funny, and are glaring one liners. Not even hidden. Rocketsled (talk) 03:04, August 11, 2014 (UTC)
  3. Symbol delete vote Delete. Its pretty stupid --Steveyt0 (talk) 00:32, August 13, 2014 (UTC)
  4. Symbol delete vote Delete. Just a rambling mess and one liner hell. --LaurelsRomArtus*Imperator ITRA (Orate) ® 12:06, August 14, 2014 (UTC)
  5. Symbol delete vote Delete. Terrible. Captain gull (talk) 10:30, August 20, 2014 (UTC)
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edit Johnson County, Kansas H D

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  1. Symbol delete vote Delete. Continual focus on non-celebrity individuals. Spıke ¬ 10:31 12-Aug-14
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  1. Symbol keep vote Keep. Its too personal, but all it needs is minor editing. Rocketsled (talk) 19:38, August 12, 2014 (UTC)
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edit Office etiquette H T D Survivor

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  1. Symbol delete vote Delete. Totally lists, and mostly unfunny real-world etiquette tips. Anon extended the unfunny today despite my using the Anon talk page to ask him to register and emphasize that this is a humor wiki. Start over, after someone comes up with a comedy strategy. Spıke ¬ 03:02 13-Aug-14
  2. Symbol delete vote Delete. I rewrote the whole bloody page and lost all my progress. Doing it again would be pointless, so delete. ConCass2 (talk) 09:43, August 13, 2014 (UTC)
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  • Some of the one liners are funny and can be used elsewhere. I just don't get why there are a bunch of legitimate office etiquette tips in there. The article makes no sense. Rocketsled (talk) 15:51, August 13, 2014 (UTC)
  • I have now backed out Anon's recent edits and reverted the page to 2012. You may flip your vote if you think it makes sense now; I still don't see any humor. Spıke ¬ 11:58 17-Aug-14
I checked through the history before submitting my vote; I came to the same conclusion as you, so I didn't bother. ConCass2 (talk) 13:18, August 17, 2014 (UTC)

edit Dropping the Soap H D

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  1. Symbol delete vote Delete. Pure Anal Rape Humor. Spıke ¬ 01:48 16-Aug-14
  2. Symbol delete vote Delete. ConCass2 (talk) 07:40, August 16, 2014 (UTC)
  3. Symbol delete vote Delete. Well, it can be expected with such a title. Anton (talk) Uncyclopedia United 14:53, August 16, 2014 (UTC)
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Symbol comment vote Comment.I am reminded of a scene in the Naked Gun films when Leslie Nielsen's character goes into the shower with steel armoured underwear. Shame this article isn't there with that idea. --LaurelsRomArtus*Imperator ITRA (Orate) ® 11:27, August 19, 2014 (UTC)

edit Johnny Gay H D

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  1. Symbol delete vote Delete. Name of a character not found on Wikipedia is nothing but a vehicle for gay stereotypes. Spıke ¬ 01:45 18-Aug-14
  2. Symbol delete vote Delete. Not very funny and not notable enough. I think that the inspiration for this article was something related to this YouTube video. Anton (talk) Uncyclopedia United 13:22, August 18, 2014 (UTC)
    Oh, I see there was a source in the article before. Anton (talk) Uncyclopedia United 13:31, August 18, 2014 (UTC)
    But then, this means that the point of the article was to advertise the offsite meme. Spıke ¬ 14:08 18-Aug-14
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edit Lahore H T D

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  1. Symbol delete vote Delete. Very bad and nothing worth saving here. --LaurelsRomArtus*Imperator ITRA (Orate) ® 11:06, August 19, 2014 (UTC)
  2. Symbol delete vote Delete. The reader doesn't have to visit this ranty article to imagine Lahore being recast as La Whore; and if he does, the article will do nothing more for him. Spıke ¬ 11:38 19-Aug-14
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edit Nunavut H D

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  1. Symbol delete vote Delete. Deliberately stupid articles are, well, stupid. And not entertaining. Spıke ¬ 00:26 20-Aug-14
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