User talk:Evanrm

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edit Welcome!

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edit Yeah, all right, let's talk about the "point of UnNews".

The point of UnNews is to be funny. It isn't to spread misinformation, although misinformation and comedy can come together. It's to be funny. Full stop.

Maybe it's that you don't get the joke over at UnNews:Heath Ledger is dead. Frankly, I don't think that's my fault - see the two editors reverting you? Obviously, they get it.

But the joke, in case you need it explained to you, is that the article is written by the last guy on the planet to hear this news, and he's so hopelessly out of touch that he thinks he's the first. The whole point of the article is to laugh at this fictional guy who's just making a complete ass of himself. He still uses the phrase "Information Superhighway" to refer to the Internet; he has a weird fixation on Mary-Kate Olsen; he thinks that if Ledger died in an embarrassing way it would cause the media not to print the story. He apparently lives in a hole.

The joke you apparently want to replace that with, Evan, is no good at all. It kills the original joke of the article and replaces it with total randomness. You might want to peruse Uncyclopedia:How To Be Funny And Not Just Stupid. Specifically, let me quote this part to you:

  • The truth is usually funnier than nonsense. The funniest pages are those closest to the truth.
  • Example: "Erik Estrada is an interstellar Cherzgon warrior who was aborted by his mother during the third week of pregnancy."
Stupid. Pointless drivel. Although possibly funny within the somewhat dry context of the page, without that contrast it lacks any kind of humor.

Saying that Heath Ledger is an illegal alien is in fact stupid, pointless drivel. There's no joke there at all. It's no funnier than saying that Ledger is a robot or a shark or a Eurocentric view of world history.

Similarly, for the narrator to actually type that he has no life kills the entire fucking article. The whole joke of the piece is that it's incredibly obvious that the narrator has no life and that he's so phenomenally stupid that he can't see it.

You should also know that I left a note on an admin's page about this situation. Trust me on this: if you want to stay on Uncyclopedia, it would be best to stay away from this particular UnNews.

Tinymasaru.gifpillow talk 17:11, 20 July 2008 (UTC)

Let me repeat that request, albeit with a more stern approach. Leave that Unnews piece. I have a special dislike of revert wars and you're now engaged in one. You can very well start your own piece if you don't like this one. Thank you. ~Jewriken.GIF 17:18, 20 July 2008 (UTC)
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