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#{{Delete}} Nothing worth saving. Just a load of old ranty pants in my view. --{{User:Romartus/sig2}} 12:38, September 19, 2014 (UTC)
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#{{Delete}} Written in 2008 by {{U|DangerousMan}}, this ramble leads with Jew-bashing, bickering quote-cruft and the trite "nobody knows." The only work has been in correcting the coding and appending the bit about shoving the pieces up one's ass. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>13:44 19-Sep-14</small>
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#{{Delete}} It's pretty bad. [[User:Snarglefoop|Snarglefoop]] ([[User talk:Snarglefoop|talk]]) 14:17, September 19, 2014 (UTC)
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#The beginning and middle are taken up by a somewhat random ramble about the history of chess; the last two paragraphs, all the article has to say about actually playing chess, are about as bad. Adding Chuck Norris did not improve matters. {{User:Llwy-ar-lawr/sig|20140919195743}}
 
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*{{Comment|Hmmm}} Actually there's one bit which might be salvageable, which is the idea that the black and white pieces represent characters in a race riot (OK it doesn't exactly say that in the article but it hints at it). Tie that in with the (real) origin of chess somewhere sometime in India, and with the invasion of India by some (presumed) white tribe or other at the end of the Bronze Age and there might be a hook to hang something on. Maybe throw in some obscure references to the caste system as India's apartheid, and voila, an article with jokes that only an anthropologist would get. Oh, well, whatever.... [[User:Snarglefoop|Snarglefoop]] ([[User talk:Snarglefoop|talk]]) 14:17, September 19, 2014 (UTC)
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*:Yes, there's some merit there but it seems like the sort of thing that should be given centre stage in [[Chess]] and perhaps just a side mention in [[HowTo:Play chess]]. {{User:Llwy-ar-lawr/sig|20140919195743}}
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*Llwy placed {{Tl|VFD}} tag; clock is reset. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>20:15 19-Sep-14</small>
 
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#{{delete}} More like 100 reasons to roll your eyes. Good old random yet still fairly intolerant trash that will drive away users, especially the part where it goes "priest molestation lol" without even making a joke. --[[User:Nikau|Nikau]] ([[User talk:Nikau|talk]]) 02:35, September 21, 2014 (UTC)
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#{{Delete}} Simple Ricky Gervais humour with half the effort. I'm sure the article on [[Christianity]] would have the same jokes, only funnier and written in the form of a paragraph. If you need 100 bulletpoints to elaborate your joke, it simply isn't funny. [[User:ConCass2|ConCass2]] ([[User talk:ConCass2|talk]]) 10:00, September 21, 2014 (UTC)
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#:Indeed, our whole "Worst 100" family actively recruits crap to make them "complete." Recently, we've done a few of these without the "100" target. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>14:16 21-Sep-14</small>
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#{{Keep}} Very funny now! {{User:Anton199/sig}} 19:42, September 22, 2014 (UTC)
#<s>{{Delete}} Pen Island (Penis land) should be a fun article full of ''double entendres'' that feint toward but never touch the organ. What we have is increasingly dumb digressions by kids who are giddy about writing penis jokes to strangers. When you get to the end you realize that none of it is an original comedy creation but yet another Uncyclopedia article that derives all its humor from a pre-existing meme with its own (several) websites. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>14:11 27-Mar-13</small></s> '''Withdrawn.''' {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>20:35 28-Mar-13</small>
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#Yes, it's definitely better. But is it really a 'Worst 100'-type thingy anymore? Something to think about... or not. {{User:Llwy-ar-lawr/sig|20140922194731}}
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#:Does seem to belong in Why: rather than Worst 100. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>22:36 22-Sep-14</small>
 
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*I am more comfortable with "intolerant" than "random." If a bigot wants to write a truly entertaining article, fine. This one starts out with a fanboy intro, a big long [[UN:LIST|list]] where none of the items are developed but most are simple slaps expected to be funny on their own; and ends with a gigantic UnScript of hilarious bickering between opposing caricatures playing out in some Uncyclopedian's mind. But I'm not yet convinced it couldn't acquire a comedy strategy. "of All Time" in the title is surplus. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>02:46 21-Sep-14</small>
*:I've reverted the article and done a heavy copy-edit. The initial photo, according to the summary by {{U|TheLedBalloon}}, seems to have been lifted from one of those other websites; the aerial photo is used at [[Penis]] and many other places; the mushrooms are also used in a page in Puppy's userspace; the chimpanzee photo was a casualty, as it never related to this article, as most of the former text didn't either. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>23:37 27-Mar-13</small>
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*:I'm not comfortable with intolerance (unless it's a parody), there's a line between taking the piss and being hateful. On second viewing this isn't too intolerant, but it is still offensively unfunny. I despise most of the 100 lists because they're always about 75 entries too long and 3/4 entries are filler. --[[User:Nikau|Nikau]] ([[User talk:Nikau|talk]]) 04:06, September 21, 2014 (UTC)
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*I don't know... some of the list items are sort of funny. There shouldn't be so much bold text, though. And it's one of the 'Worst 100 of All Time' things, hence the title and the listness. Worst 100 are generally in a form similar to this, though the list items could be developed. {{User:Llwy-ar-lawr/sig|20140921031433}}
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*:They are bold text because they are "unnumbered headlines." But elaboration would be funnier than just one-liners. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>03:23 21-Sep-14</small>
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*'''Renamed.''' {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>14:22 21-Sep-14</small> '''And again''' as there are no longer 100 reasons. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>19:52 22-Sep-14</small>
 
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== [[World War II:This Time it's Personal]] ==
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# {{delete}} - Dated like hell. Who's even said Emo since 2008? --[[User:Nikau|Nikau]] ([[User talk:Nikau|talk]]) 05:10, September 21, 2014 (UTC)
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#{{Delete}} The 2006 creation of {{U|Evilcorporatemetaljesus}} takes something real (the Emo craze) and joins it to something unreal in the way that no reader will guess. The result is a springboard to randomness that never really gets clever. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>12:50 21-Sep-14</small>
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#{{Delete}} Dated, not dated, whatever, doesn't really matter -- but unfortunately it's not funny. [[User:Snarglefoop|Snarglefoop]] ([[User talk:Snarglefoop|talk]]) 13:51, September 21, 2014 (UTC)
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#What everyone else said. {{User:Llwy-ar-lawr/sig|20140921135746}}
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#{{Keep}} An article being "dated" is not a valid condition to be delete on. By that logic, [[World War 2]] should be deleted because it happened in the fourties. It's not a bad article. [[User:ConCass2|ConCass2]] ([[User talk:ConCass2|talk]]) 09:53, September 21, 2014 (UTC)
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#{{Keep}} Not my cup of tea but the article isn't that bad to scrap it in my view. Will fix some typos. --{{User:Romartus/sig2}} 22:12, September 22, 2014 (UTC)
#{{Delete}} Okay, so the joke is, since World War II was a "duplicate war" (of World War I) (only it wasn't except in the eyes of a grade-schooler who has two more years before taking a course on World History) (or was it a duplicate Stephen Spielberg movie?) create an Uncyclopedia article "in the style of the thing it's about" by creating an arbitrary number of copies. One copy for everything the reader might search for, and then some; a brilliant alternative to the Redirect. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>18:19 25-Mar-13</small>
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#:Then you must do some very good writing to counteract the fact that it will still be an article about nothing. You must write as though the PLS depended on it. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>22:37 22-Sep-14</small>
#War leaves a bad taste in my mouth. Someone else's intestines! [[user:Aleister|''Let God Sort Them Out'']] 23:30 25-3-'13
 
 
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*The problem is not that the Emo fashion is now out-of-fashion. We could have an article on [[Lava lamp]]; but an article [[Lava Lamp University]] or [[War of the Lava Lamps]] might not even be saved by good writing. Author lives on, through his other Uncyclopedia contribution, [[Samuel L. Vacuum]], a made-up person who becomes a springboard for [[navelism]] about what it's like to write an article — God-help-us, a Featured Article that we aren't supposed to touch. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>12:50 21-Sep-14</small>
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*:Is there any reason we're not supposed to touch featured articles, other than 'because I said so'? On Wikipedia they can be de-featured, and presumably they can be taken to AFD any time you like. I see no reason why we shouldn't work the same way. If any ballot-stuffing goes on we can always strike the undesirable votes. {{User:Llwy-ar-lawr/sig|20140921135746}}
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*::FA status doesn't amount to much anyway. It goes in a big category, the end. As for the article, fads are nothing like historical events or objects. Nudge nudge humor about an ancient joke isn't funny with nothing to back it up. Something like Kennedy being a womanizer is in the public consciousness today and so jokes about that work, the behavior of an old highschool clique isn't so they don't. --[[User:Nikau|Nikau]] ([[User talk:Nikau|talk]]) 15:01, September 21, 2014 (UTC)
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*:::Yeah, all FA status amounts to is immunity from deletion, which increasingly seems to me to be rather a bad thing. I'm not fond of Samuel L. Vacuum either, since it goes on and on about itself and I prefer articles that don't try to give themselves away. If it weren't featured it might be deletable, since most of the people who voted for it on VFH aren't here anymore. 'If only, if only,' the woodpecker sighs... {{User:Llwy-ar-lawr/sig|20140921165127}}
 
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#{{Delete}} Listy (Galleries are photographic [[UN:LIST|lists]]) article in the trite Wacky Religion genre. Also: porn. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>01:19 22-Sep-14</small>
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#{{Delete}} Yeah. '''''Please note that the talk page should be deleted as well.''''' I can't figure out if this is a rant, an attack page, or just soft porn but it's sure not humor. And whatever it is, the page's content seems to have slopped over onto its talk page, which does not actually contain anything like the discussion you might have expected. [[User:Snarglefoop|Snarglefoop]] ([[User talk:Snarglefoop|talk]]) 01:38, September 22, 2014 (UTC)
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#Another article written with the expectation that sex is automatically funny. {{User:Llwy-ar-lawr/sig|20140922014709}}
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#{{Delete}} {{User:Anton199/sig}} 19:37, September 22, 2014 (UTC)
 
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|delete=#{{delete}} a new clone of a the article below, this one seems a bit worse. --{{User:Mnbvcxz/sig5}} 17:37, March 25, 2013 (UTC)
 
#{{Delete}} "Uncyclopedia is a place for original comedy creations." This article even has a template ({{Tl|Merge}}), for Chrissakes, to advise the reader that it isn't one. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>18:22 25-Mar-13</small>
 
#War is unhealthy for children and other cannon fodder. [[user:Aleister|''General Deletion'']] 23:27 25-3-'13
 
 
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*Shall we leave the best one of these in mainspace and move it to [[World War II (movie)]]? {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>18:22 25-Mar-13</small>
 
*{{For}} This. You pick, but I think you already did with your voting pattern. [[user:Aleister|''Aleister'']] the same as my time above
 
 
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#{{Delete|Delete, or explain how it's funny.}} And, to quote Gandalf, "''who will laugh, I wonder?''" Starts with a quote from Hitler, goes on to rehash a bunch of trite negative stereotypes about Jews -- how is this not just an attack page? The silliness about bagels really doesn't save it, IMHO. [[User:Snarglefoop|Snarglefoop]] ([[User talk:Snarglefoop|talk]]) 01:51, September 22, 2014 (UTC)
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#As I have said before--on a site where I was ultimately proved wrong--this isn't Encyclopedia Dramatica. {{User:Llwy-ar-lawr/sig|20140922020201}}
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#{{Delete}} There are many ways of dealing with the subject of Jews, and the way we do it, at [[Jew]] (in the obvious voice of a rambling Rabbi) is fine. This older version, by comparison, starts ranty and continues ranty. As I suggest at [[CoW#Extremists]], it is very hard to write anti-Semitism (or many other things), even, say, for the sake of ridiculing anti-Semites, and not give the impression of serious advocacy. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>02:22 22-Sep-14</small>
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#{{Delete}} Hello kids who watched Southpark. --[[User:Nikau|Nikau]] ([[User talk:Nikau|talk]]) 08:54, September 22, 2014 (UTC)
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#{{Delete}} There are at least ten different articles in there with ten different ideas behind them. Choose one and make something good out of it. {{User:Anton199/sig}} 19:35, September 22, 2014 (UTC)
 
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|delete=#{{delete}} more warcruft. This one is about WWII as a movie, and reads like it was written by a 10 year old. --{{User:Mnbvcxz/sig5}} 17:35, March 25, 2013 (UTC)
 
#{{delete}} I'm sure we've already voted to delete one of these clones. NRV. (And the same delete vote on the above.) {{User:PuppyOnTheRadio/sig3|01:27 26 Mar 2013}}
 
 
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*Since this is a substantial work by a former editor here ({{u|MrN9000}}), I am tempted to suggest it is simply moved off the main space and put there. --{{User:Romartus/sig2}} 09:50, September 23, 2014 (UTC)
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== [[World War VI]] ==
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#'''Delete''' Practically a stub. --[[User:Nikau|Nikau]] ([[User talk:Nikau|talk]]) 08:56, September 22, 2014 (UTC)
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#{{Keep}} Inelegant or vandalized article is full of red-links but has all the ingredients for good comedy; I'll try to improve it. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>09:19 22-Sep-14</small>
|delete=#{{delete}} another wacky war article. This is prone to using capslock for no apparent reason. --{{User:Mnbvcxz/sig5}} 17:26, March 25, 2013 (UTC)
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#Has a decent concept and executes it well. It does now, anyway. {{User:Llwy-ar-lawr/sig|20140922200549}}
#{{Delete}} Notable as amateur fiction but certainly not as humor. The World Wars template reflects the fact that, at some point in our past, writing a new article about World War whatever was a cinch for permanence by meme (imitation). {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>18:11 25-Mar-13</small>
 
 
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*The others you list (as of now) are blah wars, not even worth fighting. This article seems like it had some thought into it, has lots of words and detail, its own maps apparently which follow the fighting, and might have redeeming value. I haven't read much of it, so maybe it's all jibberish under a candy covering, so for now I'll restrict this to a comment. The other ones, if you want to count my vote as a delete, please do so. [[user:Aleister|''Aleister'']] 17:56 25-3-'13
 
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#{{Delete}} Wikipedia lists four parties whose acronym is NLP in the English-speaking world, and two elsewhere. Will we ever figure out which one this article refers to? Anon added an item to, and I deleted entirely, a listcruft section on who's in it, and the initial quotations should go as well, but this Wacky Party is just not funny. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>18:12 22-Sep-14</small>
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#{{Delete}} {{User:Anton199/sig}} 19:30, September 22, 2014 (UTC)
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#Six-toed waffles do not belong here. {{User:Llwy-ar-lawr/sig|20140922200256}}
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#{{Delete|I'm copying it to Illogicopedia}} It's got llamas, guinea pigs, lemurs, and giant wind powered toasters, so it sure should go '''''somewhere'''''. If only it were actually funny it could stay right where it is. (I left the Oscar Wilde quote behind, tho -- anybody wants it, you can have it...) [[User:Snarglefoop|Snarglefoop]] ([[User talk:Snarglefoop|talk]]) 20:05, September 22, 2014 (UTC)
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#{{Delete}}Rambles on about nothing in particular. Not really anything that could be shoved into the [[Llamas]] article. --{{User:Romartus/sig2}} 22:30, September 22, 2014 (UTC)
 
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|delete=#{{delete}} a typical wacky war. I think this might be trying to half-parody the wacky war meme, but we don't need to parody ourselves. --{{User:Mnbvcxz/sig5}} 17:18, March 25, 2013 (UTC)
 
#{{Delete}} The only authentic humor here, the question-mark-shaped [[Amnesia Islands]], have their own Uncyclopedia article. The only other humor here, stupid reasons to start a war, are moot as the war in question was never really started. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>18:15 25-Mar-13</small>
 
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#{{Delete|Advocacy.}} Conservatives wrote this sprawling catalog of liberal fallacies, liberal failures, and liberal gaffes, replete with external links and in-line YouTube videos, and liberals vandalized it so much that the entire first screenful is now warnings to liberals and the reader. (I found it when cleaning up after our deletion of [[:Template:Number of Maimings]].) {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>11:43 25-Mar-13</small>
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#{{Delete}} As with [[The things your family doesn't know]] (nominated above), author (who has shut down his account across Wikia) uses non-standard typography and excruciatingly slow development to make the reader read too far to understand there is no humor, there was never going to be humor, it is about murder rather than humor, and author is too swell to simply work on a satire encyclopedia. Prank funny. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>19:38 22-Sep-14</small>
#{{Delete}} per above. --{{User:Mnbvcxz/sig5}} 19:27, March 25, 2013 (UTC)
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#I read this a while back when it was up for VFH on the fork. I didn't find it funny, but I voted for it anyway because I felt like it was one of those articles that I was ''supposed'' to find funny, you know? {{User:Llwy-ar-lawr/sig|20140922195537}}
#{{Delete}} As above, but more importantly it just lacks any funny. {{User:PuppyOnTheRadio/sig3|08:35 26 Mar 2013}}
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#{{Delete}} If by "fork", Llwy is referring to en.uncyclopedia, then it is of my understanding the crap we VFD is what they VFH. And this may be more evidence. [[User:ConCass2|ConCass2]] ([[User talk:ConCass2|talk]]) 20:27, September 22, 2014 (UTC)
#{{Delete}} Unfunny long-winded rant. {{User:Simsilikesims/sig}} 14:53, March 27, 2013 (UTC)
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#:Indeed. That's an easy conclusion to jump to, but they do often feature decent or half-decent writing there, and they often don't feature articles that we would consider crap. Just because two sets overlap does not mean they are the same set. {{User:Llwy-ar-lawr/sig|20140922203608}}
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#::{{Comment|Aieee!}} Run for the foxholes, the mud slinging has begun! [[User:Snarglefoop|Snarglefoop]] ([[User talk:Snarglefoop|talk]]) 20:47, September 22, 2014 (UTC)
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#{{Delete}} Holy flying spaghetti monsters, that's ''awful''. And people (somewhere, anywhere) thought it was ''funny?'' And what's with the font size? [[User:Snarglefoop|Snarglefoop]] ([[User talk:Snarglefoop|talk]]) 21:06, September 22, 2014 (UTC)
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#{{Keep}} That's not about murder, but suicide. The main joke comes at the end, or at least, I think so, when the narrator says how much he hates his wife, even though she is already dead. It won't make you laugh, but there is still some humour. {{User:Anton199/sig}} 16:29, September 23, 2014 (UTC)
 
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*Regarding mudslinging, I have warned ConCass2 on his talk page, and Llwy can consider this a second warning. Please address the merits of the article. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>23:52 22-Sep-14</small>
 
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#{{Delete|Me is black, so honky stay back.}} This article has become a repository for racist jokes having nothing to do with Jesse Jackson (including Ebonics the way no one speaks it), other jokes having nothing to do with anything ("Abortion bill? Pay it!" is a decades-old Pope joke), and even anti-Semitism having nothing to do with Jackson's anti-Semitism. Start over. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>11:30 25-Mar-13</small>
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#{{Delete}} The basic premise seems to be that using the word "rape" a whole lot is funny, particularly when we combine it with the word "dog", and when we include a bunch of pictures of dogs. [[User:Snarglefoop|Snarglefoop]] ([[User talk:Snarglefoop|talk]]) 22:36, September 22, 2014 (UTC)
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edit HowTo:Play chess H D

Score: 4
Elapsed Time: 102 hours
Delete (4)
  1. Symbol delete vote Delete. Nothing worth saving. Just a load of old ranty pants in my view. --LaurelsRomArtus*Imperator ITRA (Orate) ® 12:38, September 19, 2014 (UTC)
  2. Symbol delete vote Delete. Written in 2008 by DangerousMan, this ramble leads with Jew-bashing, bickering quote-cruft and the trite "nobody knows." The only work has been in correcting the coding and appending the bit about shoving the pieces up one's ass. Spıke ¬ 13:44 19-Sep-14
  3. Symbol delete vote Delete. It's pretty bad. Snarglefoop (talk) 14:17, September 19, 2014 (UTC)
  4. The beginning and middle are taken up by a somewhat random ramble about the history of chess; the last two paragraphs, all the article has to say about actually playing chess, are about as bad. Adding Chuck Norris did not improve matters. -– Llwy-ar-lawr (talkcontribs) 19:57 19 Sep 2014
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  • Symbol comment vote Hmmm Actually there's one bit which might be salvageable, which is the idea that the black and white pieces represent characters in a race riot (OK it doesn't exactly say that in the article but it hints at it). Tie that in with the (real) origin of chess somewhere sometime in India, and with the invasion of India by some (presumed) white tribe or other at the end of the Bronze Age and there might be a hook to hang something on. Maybe throw in some obscure references to the caste system as India's apartheid, and voila, an article with jokes that only an anthropologist would get. Oh, well, whatever.... Snarglefoop (talk) 14:17, September 19, 2014 (UTC)
    Yes, there's some merit there but it seems like the sort of thing that should be given centre stage in Chess and perhaps just a side mention in HowTo:Play chess. -– Llwy-ar-lawr (talkcontribs) 19:57 19 Sep 2014
  • Llwy placed {{VFD}} tag; clock is reset. Spıke ¬ 20:15 19-Sep-14

edit 🔒 Worst reasons to become a Christian H T D Oldvfd Archive

Score: -1 • voting closed
Elapsed Time: 71 hours
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  1. Symbol delete vote Delete. More like 100 reasons to roll your eyes. Good old random yet still fairly intolerant trash that will drive away users, especially the part where it goes "priest molestation lol" without even making a joke. --Nikau (talk) 02:35, September 21, 2014 (UTC)
  2. Symbol delete vote Delete. Simple Ricky Gervais humour with half the effort. I'm sure the article on Christianity would have the same jokes, only funnier and written in the form of a paragraph. If you need 100 bulletpoints to elaborate your joke, it simply isn't funny. ConCass2 (talk) 10:00, September 21, 2014 (UTC)
    Indeed, our whole "Worst 100" family actively recruits crap to make them "complete." Recently, we've done a few of these without the "100" target. Spıke ¬ 14:16 21-Sep-14
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  1. Symbol keep vote Rewritten. Spıke ¬ 16:05 22-Sep-14
  2. Symbol keep vote Keep. Very funny now! Anton (talk) Uncyclopedia United 19:42, September 22, 2014 (UTC)
  3. Yes, it's definitely better. But is it really a 'Worst 100'-type thingy anymore? Something to think about... or not. -– Llwy-ar-lawr (talkcontribs) 19:47 22 Sep 2014
    Does seem to belong in Why: rather than Worst 100. Spıke ¬ 22:36 22-Sep-14
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  • I am more comfortable with "intolerant" than "random." If a bigot wants to write a truly entertaining article, fine. This one starts out with a fanboy intro, a big long list where none of the items are developed but most are simple slaps expected to be funny on their own; and ends with a gigantic UnScript of hilarious bickering between opposing caricatures playing out in some Uncyclopedian's mind. But I'm not yet convinced it couldn't acquire a comedy strategy. "of All Time" in the title is surplus. Spıke ¬ 02:46 21-Sep-14
    I'm not comfortable with intolerance (unless it's a parody), there's a line between taking the piss and being hateful. On second viewing this isn't too intolerant, but it is still offensively unfunny. I despise most of the 100 lists because they're always about 75 entries too long and 3/4 entries are filler. --Nikau (talk) 04:06, September 21, 2014 (UTC)
  • I don't know... some of the list items are sort of funny. There shouldn't be so much bold text, though. And it's one of the 'Worst 100 of All Time' things, hence the title and the listness. Worst 100 are generally in a form similar to this, though the list items could be developed. -– Llwy-ar-lawr (talkcontribs) 03:14 21 Sep 2014
    They are bold text because they are "unnumbered headlines." But elaboration would be funnier than just one-liners. Spıke ¬ 03:23 21-Sep-14
  • Renamed. Spıke ¬ 14:22 21-Sep-14 And again as there are no longer 100 reasons. Spıke ¬ 19:52 22-Sep-14

edit Emo Prison H D

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  1. Symbol delete vote Delete. - Dated like hell. Who's even said Emo since 2008? --Nikau (talk) 05:10, September 21, 2014 (UTC)
  2. Symbol delete vote Delete. The 2006 creation of Evilcorporatemetaljesus takes something real (the Emo craze) and joins it to something unreal in the way that no reader will guess. The result is a springboard to randomness that never really gets clever. Spıke ¬ 12:50 21-Sep-14
  3. Symbol delete vote Delete. Dated, not dated, whatever, doesn't really matter -- but unfortunately it's not funny. Snarglefoop (talk) 13:51, September 21, 2014 (UTC)
  4. What everyone else said. -– Llwy-ar-lawr (talkcontribs) 13:57 21 Sep 2014
  5. What Spike said which means Symbol delete vote Delete. The preceding unsigned comment was added by TheWikiMan026 (talk • contribs)
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  1. Symbol keep vote Keep. An article being "dated" is not a valid condition to be delete on. By that logic, World War 2 should be deleted because it happened in the fourties. It's not a bad article. ConCass2 (talk) 09:53, September 21, 2014 (UTC)
  2. Symbol keep vote Keep. Not my cup of tea but the article isn't that bad to scrap it in my view. Will fix some typos. --LaurelsRomArtus*Imperator ITRA (Orate) ® 22:12, September 22, 2014 (UTC)
    Then you must do some very good writing to counteract the fact that it will still be an article about nothing. You must write as though the PLS depended on it. Spıke ¬ 22:37 22-Sep-14
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  • The problem is not that the Emo fashion is now out-of-fashion. We could have an article on Lava lamp; but an article Lava Lamp University or War of the Lava Lamps might not even be saved by good writing. Author lives on, through his other Uncyclopedia contribution, Samuel L. Vacuum, a made-up person who becomes a springboard for navelism about what it's like to write an article — God-help-us, a Featured Article that we aren't supposed to touch. Spıke ¬ 12:50 21-Sep-14
    Is there any reason we're not supposed to touch featured articles, other than 'because I said so'? On Wikipedia they can be de-featured, and presumably they can be taken to AFD any time you like. I see no reason why we shouldn't work the same way. If any ballot-stuffing goes on we can always strike the undesirable votes. -– Llwy-ar-lawr (talkcontribs) 13:57 21 Sep 2014
    FA status doesn't amount to much anyway. It goes in a big category, the end. As for the article, fads are nothing like historical events or objects. Nudge nudge humor about an ancient joke isn't funny with nothing to back it up. Something like Kennedy being a womanizer is in the public consciousness today and so jokes about that work, the behavior of an old highschool clique isn't so they don't. --Nikau (talk) 15:01, September 21, 2014 (UTC)
    Yeah, all FA status amounts to is immunity from deletion, which increasingly seems to me to be rather a bad thing. I'm not fond of Samuel L. Vacuum either, since it goes on and on about itself and I prefer articles that don't try to give themselves away. If it weren't featured it might be deletable, since most of the people who voted for it on VFH aren't here anymore. 'If only, if only,' the woodpecker sighs... -– Llwy-ar-lawr (talkcontribs) 16:51 21 Sep 2014

edit The Church of Ass and Nipple Slips H T D

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  1. Symbol delete vote Delete. Listy (Galleries are photographic lists) article in the trite Wacky Religion genre. Also: porn. Spıke ¬ 01:19 22-Sep-14
  2. Symbol delete vote Delete. Yeah. Please note that the talk page should be deleted as well. I can't figure out if this is a rant, an attack page, or just soft porn but it's sure not humor. And whatever it is, the page's content seems to have slopped over onto its talk page, which does not actually contain anything like the discussion you might have expected. Snarglefoop (talk) 01:38, September 22, 2014 (UTC)
  3. Another article written with the expectation that sex is automatically funny. -– Llwy-ar-lawr (talkcontribs) 01:47 22 Sep 2014
  4. Symbol delete vote Delete. Anton (talk) Uncyclopedia United 19:37, September 22, 2014 (UTC)
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edit 🔒 Jew/Classic H Tag Oldvfd Archive

Score: 5 • voting closed
Elapsed Time: 48 hours
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  1. Symbol delete vote Delete, or explain how it's funny. And, to quote Gandalf, "who will laugh, I wonder?" Starts with a quote from Hitler, goes on to rehash a bunch of trite negative stereotypes about Jews -- how is this not just an attack page? The silliness about bagels really doesn't save it, IMHO. Snarglefoop (talk) 01:51, September 22, 2014 (UTC)
  2. As I have said before--on a site where I was ultimately proved wrong--this isn't Encyclopedia Dramatica. -– Llwy-ar-lawr (talkcontribs) 02:02 22 Sep 2014
  3. Symbol delete vote Delete. There are many ways of dealing with the subject of Jews, and the way we do it, at Jew (in the obvious voice of a rambling Rabbi) is fine. This older version, by comparison, starts ranty and continues ranty. As I suggest at CoW#Extremists, it is very hard to write anti-Semitism (or many other things), even, say, for the sake of ridiculing anti-Semites, and not give the impression of serious advocacy. Spıke ¬ 02:22 22-Sep-14
  4. Symbol delete vote Delete. Hello kids who watched Southpark. --Nikau (talk) 08:54, September 22, 2014 (UTC)
  5. Symbol delete vote Delete. There are at least ten different articles in there with ten different ideas behind them. Choose one and make something good out of it. Anton (talk) Uncyclopedia United 19:35, September 22, 2014 (UTC)
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  • Since this is a substantial work by a former editor here (MrN9000), I am tempted to suggest it is simply moved off the main space and put there. --LaurelsRomArtus*Imperator ITRA (Orate) ® 09:50, September 23, 2014 (UTC)
    Done. Spıke ¬ 12:04 23-Sep-14

edit 🔒 Silicon H D Oldvfd Archive

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  1. Delete Practically a stub. --Nikau (talk) 08:56, September 22, 2014 (UTC)
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  1. Symbol keep vote Keep. Inelegant or vandalized article is full of red-links but has all the ingredients for good comedy; I'll try to improve it. Spıke ¬ 09:19 22-Sep-14
  2. Has a decent concept and executes it well. It does now, anyway. -– Llwy-ar-lawr (talkcontribs) 20:05 22 Sep 2014
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edit National Llama Party H D

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Elapsed Time: 32 hours
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  1. Symbol delete vote Delete. Wikipedia lists four parties whose acronym is NLP in the English-speaking world, and two elsewhere. Will we ever figure out which one this article refers to? Anon added an item to, and I deleted entirely, a listcruft section on who's in it, and the initial quotations should go as well, but this Wacky Party is just not funny. Spıke ¬ 18:12 22-Sep-14
  2. Symbol delete vote Delete. Anton (talk) Uncyclopedia United 19:30, September 22, 2014 (UTC)
  3. Six-toed waffles do not belong here. -– Llwy-ar-lawr (talkcontribs) 20:02 22 Sep 2014
  4. Symbol delete vote I'm copying it to Illogicopedia It's got llamas, guinea pigs, lemurs, and giant wind powered toasters, so it sure should go somewhere. If only it were actually funny it could stay right where it is. (I left the Oscar Wilde quote behind, tho -- anybody wants it, you can have it...) Snarglefoop (talk) 20:05, September 22, 2014 (UTC)
  5. Symbol delete vote Delete.Rambles on about nothing in particular. Not really anything that could be shoved into the Llamas article. --LaurelsRomArtus*Imperator ITRA (Orate) ® 22:30, September 22, 2014 (UTC)
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edit UnBooks:Guns don't kill people ... people kill themselves H D

Score: 3
Elapsed Time: 30 hours
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  1. Symbol delete vote Delete. As with The things your family doesn't know (nominated above), author (who has shut down his account across Wikia) uses non-standard typography and excruciatingly slow development to make the reader read too far to understand there is no humor, there was never going to be humor, it is about murder rather than humor, and author is too swell to simply work on a satire encyclopedia. Prank ≠ funny. Spıke ¬ 19:38 22-Sep-14
  2. I read this a while back when it was up for VFH on the fork. I didn't find it funny, but I voted for it anyway because I felt like it was one of those articles that I was supposed to find funny, you know? -– Llwy-ar-lawr (talkcontribs) 19:55 22 Sep 2014
  3. Symbol delete vote Delete. If by "fork", Llwy is referring to en.uncyclopedia, then it is of my understanding the crap we VFD is what they VFH. And this may be more evidence. ConCass2 (talk) 20:27, September 22, 2014 (UTC)
    Indeed. That's an easy conclusion to jump to, but they do often feature decent or half-decent writing there, and they often don't feature articles that we would consider crap. Just because two sets overlap does not mean they are the same set. -– Llwy-ar-lawr (talkcontribs) 20:36 22 Sep 2014
    Symbol comment vote Aieee! Run for the foxholes, the mud slinging has begun! Snarglefoop (talk) 20:47, September 22, 2014 (UTC)
  4. Symbol delete vote Delete. Holy flying spaghetti monsters, that's awful. And people (somewhere, anywhere) thought it was funny? And what's with the font size? Snarglefoop (talk) 21:06, September 22, 2014 (UTC)
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  1. Symbol keep vote Keep. That's not about murder, but suicide. The main joke comes at the end, or at least, I think so, when the narrator says how much he hates his wife, even though she is already dead. It won't make you laugh, but there is still some humour. Anton (talk) Uncyclopedia United 16:29, September 23, 2014 (UTC)
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  • Regarding mudslinging, I have warned ConCass2 on his talk page, and Llwy can consider this a second warning. Please address the merits of the article. Spıke ¬ 23:52 22-Sep-14

edit UnBooks:Those uncomfortable moments when no one knows what to do H D

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Elapsed Time: 27 hours
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  1. Symbol delete vote Delete. The basic premise seems to be that using the word "rape" a whole lot is funny, particularly when we combine it with the word "dog", and when we include a bunch of pictures of dogs. Snarglefoop (talk) 22:36, September 22, 2014 (UTC)
  2. This at least has a concept that conveys something of the absurdity required for humour, but it doesn't really get there. Also, I like dogs. -– Llwy-ar-lawr (talkcontribs) 22:39 22 Sep 2014
  3. Symbol delete vote Delete. In fact, during the graphic descriptions and the speculation about inviting the guests to mate the pets or "rape" one another, it's entirely unclear to me that author is pursuing absurd humor at all. Spıke ¬ 23:42 22-Sep-14
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  1. I think it would work fine as an example of absurd humor, if it was starting in a very neutral way and then making quick transitions between different steps, skipping all the long description of dogs raping each other. Anton (talk) Uncyclopedia United 17:15, September 23, 2014 (UTC)

edit World War Revolution H D

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  1. Symbol delete vote Delete. A classic Wacky War article with no counterpart on Wikipedia. A World War as a video game (although we do this elsewhere), here involving everyone from Mugabe to Pac-man to Bush. Randomness of no benefit to the reader. Spıke ¬ 00:49 23-Sep-14
  2. Doesn't start off well, and goes off whatever rails it might have had when it gets to the Smurfs. -– Llwy-ar-lawr (talkcontribs) 02:21 24 Sep 2014
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