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New stuff at the end, please; I'll make it fit into the section organization after the topic dies down.

Is this about UnNews or UnNews audio? If so, talk to me here.

I don't routinely put a Watch on other people's talk pages. Nothing personal! I endorse keeping a conversation together on a single talk page, but a few days after the conversation ends, I will Unwatch you--the alternative being endless false alarms.


Anything typed here I may post-edit clerically. Typically, I combine parts of dialogues that took place on the other guy's talk page. Some conversations that pertain to the text of an article are moved to that article's talk page.

Archives

YouTube vids

Has something happened here that I've missed? Just looked at the last change on Windows 1.0 and noted a borked vid inclusion.                               Puppy's talk page02:23 07 Sep 2013

Sigh! See, most recently, User talk:Romartus#Video smideo. Spıke ¬ 10:00 7-Sep-13

User:BetterSkatez2012/Roblox

Was referring more to QVFD than VFD to be honest. Good to see my thoughts were not mine alone.                               Puppy's talk page12:37 08 Sep 2013

(This refers to an article now userspaced.) If VFD was a typo, it is inconsequential. Your opinion that a given article is of low quality is a reliable yardstick. But, for extra credit, get a load of the other pages he created yesterday (which I mentioned at User talk:Simsilikesims). Spıke ¬ 12:46 8-Sep-13
PS--Good repair work at 4kids--Glad to see you found time to come back to the content side. Spıke ¬ 12:52 8-Sep-13

Chaoarren

User Chaoarren has made Randumbo articles about being deleted right after someone puts in ICU or QVFD, or an admin like you deletes them. Chaoarren is one of the users newly registered in this period of new users that ever had activity for more than 1 day (alongside Tyrone McGee, Jaygo, The TwaFFs, BubbaTheAnnoying, Tamerial horror, Theluseichronicler, and several others). I am not new in this period, but rather becoming more active since then, and probably the only user who knew me was you, who welcomed me on my talk page which is now part of the first talk archive. Newman66 Visit my table here! Contributions My works 19:17, September 8, 2013 (UTC)

Newman, you are doing fine contributions but, please, don't talk about new users in such a way. They may be inferior to you considering their experience on Uncyclopedia, but they are trying (maybe, not always and not all) and deserve attention and not rough and early criticism. Sorry for criticizing you, however. Anton (talk) Uncyclopedia United 19:46, September 8, 2013 (UTC)
Wasn't trying to. Newman66 Visit my table here! Contributions My works 20:01, September 8, 2013 (UTC)
Newman, if you are looking for a prize, I am sorry but there are no apples in my refrigerator right now. (There was a pound of grapes, until an hour ago.) We are happy to have you here, but you are not the perfect Uncyclopedian (none of us are), and Anton does note your tendency to scold new users, which I mentioned to you before. For example, your VFD lesson to Ciaoarren doesn't make any point I had not made to him in the preceding list, and it is not clear how he will take putting the template into his talk page. Separately, you have begun work on another "story arc" or set of articles connected to one another and not connected to anything in the real world. I do not know what Galaxian is, but "Grouchian" identifies itself as a spoof of Galaxian. This means no one will look up Grouchian in the encyclopedia. One has to guess your punch line in order to find your joke. So if the article itself succeeds in being funny, we will have to stand on our head to find a way for anyone to see it. Spıke ¬ 20:31 8-Sep-13
Galaxian is an old video game from 1970, which is a real game. So I made a spoof of Galaxian because the tilted Galaxian enemies look like Oscar the Grouch's head tilted. Newman66 Visit my table here! Contributions My works 20:48, September 8, 2013 (UTC)
You are missing the point. Spıke ¬ 20:58 8-Sep-13

IPod Car and others

This article attracted my attention when GGGgGGGgrowlMan made an edit to it. At one point I decided that it was really bad and placed it on VFD. However, later I realized that it is a good parody of car advertisements but does not have a good structure with all these images that destroy the text and distract the reader. So, I took over it and if you are interested in what I did, please, take a look. You don't have to visit history of the page, only the current version.

And, finally, I know it is not very encyclopedic but, if you visit this page, would you, please, tell me if the article is nominationable or not? Anton (talk) Uncyclopedia United 18:45, August 31, 2013 (UTC)

Spike, in addition to this, do you think my rewrites of Googolplexian and HowTo:Break and Enter are fine? Sorry to distract you from your work. Anton (talk) Uncyclopedia United 11:00, September 3, 2013 (UTC)

You probably did not notice this section in the middle of your talkpage, so I moved it here, but you can remove it, if you want. Sorry for being so persistent with distracting you. Anton (talk) Uncyclopedia United 19:44, September 8, 2013 (UTC)


I did notice, then went on to neglect it. Moving a section to the bottom of my talk page is a valid way to call it to my attention again. So, you want three free Pee Reviews? (A fourth, counting a comment of yours on VFD?) As the Red Sox have just lost and the Patriots have just won, I'll look at them now. Spıke ¬ 20:58 8-Sep-13

Minitrue

In the conversation, we were discussing the use of {{USERNAME}} and you changed the discussion to this. I don't see the connection, unless you are asking me if I think it, too, "pranks" the user. It is not a prank; perhaps it is too serious--rather than delivering laughs from the reader, it is asking something of him. Indeed I don't like an article where the reader types in a concept and we see how that concept looks in Anton's mind, a game of word-association played out with pictures. And I don't see the point being made, unless it is that Soviet Russia was essentially Orwell's government manipulating the language. Not encyclopedia-ish, and the comedy went over my head. Spıke ¬ 20:58 8-Sep-13

Googolplexian

As I complain to Newman below, this is a case where the reader has to guess that you invented a concept to see what you did. The googol (1 followed by 100 zeros) and the googol plex (1 followed by one googol zeros) are real things. What we have now at Googol is a disambiguation page, in the style of Google, that has no destination except Google. We have nothing at Googol plex nor Googolplex. So, first of all, please rename it to something real. Now, your Googleplexian--no, it is not one Armenian followed by some number of zeros, but the thing a googol was, and that googolplex took to the second degree, taken to the third degree. Please abandon the effort to take it to an unprecedented degree (that no one is going to look up) and just write about the second degree that people might look up.

Detailed comments:

  • The humor is dry and assumes familiarity with mathematical English, such as the "degree" of a number.
  • No human can picture it, so it doesn't exist? Not true (I can't picture air either) and not funny (to me). Wave-of-the-hand declarations like this don't amuse me unless they are either deviously clever or outrageously sloppy.
  • In the paragraph on Kasner/Newman, the use of the perfect tense is wrong in an encyclopedia. In 1940, they invented it. In 1941 and every subsequent year, they had invented it.
  • What "mathematicians want you to do" led my mind to, "What the big banks don't want you to know!!!!" A more playful direction for this might be what mathematicians used to do (being so inept).
  • The separate page that describes writing down the number is clever--figure out how to go there without referencing yourself.
  • The article ends in lists. It is better than Anon listcruft, but Anon will surely see it and add items that aren't as good. Spıke ¬ 20:58 8-Sep-13
HowTo:Break and Enter

I already gave my opinion that this was vastly improved and you earned the Save. It is a competent article, but doesn't go far beyond portraying Breaking and Entering as an ordinary leisure pastime. It would not embarrass the main page nor misrepresent Uncyclopedia; I might vote For but would probably abstain as I usually do on HowTo's. The English is not quite perfect. Spıke ¬ 21:16 8-Sep-13

Thank you, I found many areas of improvement for these pages! Just a few comments:
  1. Minitrue has a sub-page and a link to it is in the caption of the second image. But yes, as you have not noticed it and many other readers probably won't, I will do something about it.
  2. I was not quite sure that "Googolplexian" as a number existed but I found a bad and already existing article and thought I would rewrite it. But I will change it and move it to Googolplex. Thank you again! Anton (talk) Uncyclopedia United 07:29, September 9, 2013 (UTC)

Denza's problems with {NOLOGO}

How come {{NOLOGO}} isn't working anymore? It's messing up a lot of things! --The Sieger of Dungeons Lord Denza Aetherwing Inventory 09:34, September 9, 2013 (UTC)

Complex question. I'm guessing it has something to do with the vector.css, but I'd have to dig a lot deeper to work out how it's supposed to work and why it doesn't. Any other good css coders are welcome to have a look at it instead of me though.                               Puppy's talk page10:43 09 Sep 2013
It does work on my userpage. Anton (talk) Uncyclopedia United 14:31, September 9, 2013 (UTC)
It doesn't work for me looking at your user page. Couple of quick questions:
                              Puppy's talk page02:40 09 Sep 2013

HowTo:Deal with an emergency‎‎

Permission to add "literally"? Gabriel Turner (talk) 22:41, September 9, 2013 (UTC)

Surely not! As I said in my revert summary, removing the exclamation point is fine, but adding "literally" is tantamount to adding, "Hey--I just told a joke!!!" Spıke ¬ 22:46 9-Sep-13

Wikia changed something; PuppyOnTheRadio can't edit

I'm slightly stuffed and can't edit properly at the moment due to Wikia issue. Just sent the following to Wikia:

I'm unsure why this has happened, but somewhere in the last 24 hours the mobile view of the site has changed so that I am unable to switch to the full site view when accessing via an iPhone on Uncyc. I'm still able to get to full site view on Community, but the full site link from Uncyc keeps reloading back as mobile view. I tried to go to Special:Contact or Special:ContactWikia when I realised the issue while at Uncyc, but it then kept coming back with search results, rather than going to the page I entered. (Had to go to community central to enter this message.)

The upshot means I'll be able to edit even less than usual until the site gets fixed. User:PuppyOnTheRadio 20:04, September 10, 2013 (UTC)

Maintenance gadgets

Where could I find the code for the auto-BanPatrol/Tag/QVFD/etc buttons? I want to mod them for myself. --The Sieger of Dungeons Lord Denza Aetherwing Inventory 16:11, September 13, 2013 (UTC)

Special:Preferences Anton (talk) Uncyclopedia United 14:45, September 14, 2013 (UTC)
Preferences; Gadgets; Maintenance gadgets Anton (talk) Uncyclopedia United 14:46, September 14, 2013 (UTC)
I caution you against "cracking wise with the navigation tools," especially involving banning users and sending their work to QVFD. However, if you were to get the Ban Patrol button to apply a timestamp, that would be a blessing, as the Admin working it cannot tell new business from old business (until Admins get in the habit of attaching {{BPC}} to requests we've looked at). Spıke ¬ 15:04 14-Sep-13
Uh... I know where to enable them... but the code, where is it? Also I can do the timestamp thing easy... as long as I have the code. --The Sieger of Dungeons Lord Denza Aetherwing Inventory 21:47, September 14, 2013 (UTC)

Ban of Chaoarren

Sorry to question your actions, but are you sure that Tamerial Horror was a sockpuppet of Chaoarren? Anton (talk) Uncyclopedia United 14:45, September 14, 2013 (UTC)

Sorry again, just saw his message at Tamerial's talkpage. Anton (talk) Uncyclopedia United 14:49, September 14, 2013 (UTC)

Archiving of VFD

May I have a favor?...In the history, I saw you remove the Bearded dragon, Furcadia and A-rod nominations a few days ago, but they didn't get put in the archive. Could you at least please put it in the new archive? Newman66 Visit my table here! Contributions My works 19:49, September 14, 2013 (UTC)

May I have a flavor? And since we don't talk much....I just wanted to drop in and express my flavations. You, sir, are the bearded dragon of uncyclopedia. Aleister 20:11 14-9
The said votes are the final (top) three saved in Uncyclopedia:Votes for deletion/Archive275. We are now on Archive276. They will not be moved. You could have spent this time correcting the vote counts on VFD.
In fact, I am bearded. And on the verge of breathing fire at the prospect of ever trying to find anything on this page in the future, given all the users who want to use chatty but undescriptive section headings just to be cutey pies. Spıke ¬ 03:34 15-Sep-13

Hola!

Since I haven't had a word in at all on your new talk page, I thought I may say something now. Sir ScottPat (talk) White Ensign Scotland Flag 1 Compassrose VFH UnS NotM WotM WotY 07:00, September 15, 2013 (UTC)

I began learning Spanish. Anton (talk) Uncyclopedia United 09:30, September 15, 2013 (UTC)
Ah. Qué tal Anton? Sir ScottPat (talk) White Ensign Scotland Flag 1 Compassrose VFH UnS NotM WotM WotY 10:58, September 15, 2013 (UTC)
Español = Franglais + mucho acentos, ss y os Anton (talk) Uncyclopedia United 13:11, September 15, 2013 (UTC)
No, en realidad son muy diferentes. Sir ScottPat (talk) White Ensign Scotland Flag 1 Compassrose VFH UnS NotM WotM WotY 13:14, September 15, 2013 (UTC)
Well, I just began learning, so it does not seem extremely different. But the equal sign is, of course, a joke. Anton (talk) Uncyclopedia United 13:27, September 15, 2013 (UTC)
They're pretty similar, to be honest, as are all Latinate languages. I can usually guess about 50% of written Spanish using my French, although to be fair I can't understand a word of it spoken. Sir Reverend P. Pennyfeather (fancy a chat?) CUN VFH PLS 13:40, September 15, 2013 (UTC)
They will seem essentially the same to a Russian; like English and Dutch, which I'm told is very easy for us to learn. Reverend, what you don't realize is that you wouldn't understand real-world spoken Spanish even were you to study it. I heard and understood a little spoken Spanish last night, as adjacent to the semi-pro football game for which I had driven into the city, there was a softball doubleheader at the adjacent park where the announcing was in Spanish. I might have gone, just for the flavor of it. Perhaps if it had been daytime. Spıke ¬ 14:03 15-Sep-13
Cos I'm lucky I had a native Spanish speaker teach me Spanish and the first thing you got to get used to is understanding them speak English (with their "estarbucks coffee" and their "esuper" accent) before you can understand them speaking Spanish. I have learnt both French and Spanish however have only continued Spanish and I can safely say from experience that they are quite different. Sir ScottPat (talk) White Ensign Scotland Flag 1 Compassrose VFH UnS NotM WotM WotY 15:45, September 15, 2013 (UTC)

Seguro que despues de unas pocas semanas podrás cagarte en la leche de tu puta madre con un accento perfecto mi mariconita. --ShabiDOO 00:02, September 20, 2013 (UTC)

Graciás por eso! Sir ScottPat (talk) White Ensign Scotland Flag 1 Compassrose VFH UnS NotM WotM WotY 15:28, September 20, 2013 (UTC)
We generally don't say Gracias por eso in this context. Gracias will do fine or "Gracias por animarme".--ShabiDOO 16:34, September 20, 2013 (UTC)
Oh ok. Thanks. Sir ScottPat (talk) White Ensign Scotland Flag 1 Compassrose VFH UnS NotM WotM WotY 16:42, September 20, 2013 (UTC)
I must say your Spanish is very good. Are you part Hispanic? Sir ScottPat (talk) White Ensign Scotland Flag 1 Compassrose VFH UnS NotM WotM WotY 16:46, September 20, 2013 (UTC)
I have Spanish roots and I live in Madrid. Though you're probably learning latin american spanish. Which is useful if you like incesant screeching music and girls with tight skirts. --ShabiDOO 17:48, September 20, 2013 (UTC)
No I'm not learning Latin American Spanish. I'm not sure why I would as I live in the UK. I learn Castillian Spanish. I've been to Madrid before and it's a lovely place. It was a while ago but I remember El Palacio Real and enough Picasso museums to bore me to death! Sir ScottPat (talk) White Ensign Scotland Flag 1 Compassrose VFH UnS NotM WotM WotY 17:54, September 20, 2013 (UTC)

Bye.

I'm not going to be gone long, and for the full story, look at my userpage. Or, I'll tell part of it for you now. School started two weeks before today, and I'm going to be working on a new business forum I started yesterday this weekend. This means I'll be inactive likely for a few days, and I'll be on the rest of Wikia where I take a different username. I'll still be on here, and I'll probably still edit, but not on the normal routine until my time coming back, and have fun! Newman66 Visit my table here! Contributions My works 02:08, September 21, 2013 (UTC)

Madclaw's ban

Madclaw was extremely rude towards you and basically reverted your edit to his sig by adding the code to his preferences, but as Puppy has pointed out, many users had links to external websites if they were more active there, and Madclaw was not promoting Darthpedia but giving a link to his user page there... And also, he was using that signature file for several months now and you suddenly "vandalised" (as he said) it without even telling him. Finally, he only disobeyed you twice: when adding the code into his preference and when posting a message on Romartus's talk page (which was not connected to the issue with external sites). So he has a minor excuse. Maybe a six-month ban is too long? Anton (talk) Uncyclopedia United 12:49, September 21, 2013 (UTC)

Well spotted. I have acknowledged this same thing to Simsilikesims by email. She is handling our external relations with the Darthpedia delegation. Spıke ¬ 12:55 21-Sep-13
So his ban is going to be reduced? Anton (talk) Uncyclopedia United 13:03, September 21, 2013 (UTC)

User:SPIKE/Wikia site visit

Thanks for the article. Very good. I do appreciate Romartus and Simsie's efforts to meet with wikia to improve Uncyclopedia. However I was wondering whether as a community we could discuss some points made at this meeting (presuming that the general gist of them are serious and not just jokes for the UnSignpost article) on a forum. I'm not sure what our rights are exactly in this corporation as writers but I believe we should be entitled to give some feedback to it.

In particular I worry that the "money laundering" may result in serious posters on this site asking for donations or worse still advertisments on the site (which may or may not exist already but do not appear on my computer). It would also be nice to know whether Uncyclopedia is actually still popular and not just a meme from 2005-2008 that no one looks at anymore and if so how to make it popular again.

I posted this here instead of straight on a forum in case you want to complain about it first and tell me that our opinions aren't needed or something. Thanks. Sir ScottPat (talk) White Ensign Scotland Flag 1 Compassrose VFH UnS NotM WotM WotY 16:20, September 23, 2013 (UTC)

Romartus intended to create a Forum. A couple days ago, I reminded him that he had not yet done so, while youse were choking for content for a new issue of the UnSignpost, and I got permission to pull together such information as I had been given.
We all welcome input on the operation of the site and you are free to open a Forum, if Romartus doesn't do so, to discuss the site visit. However, the first step would be to provide discussion fodder, and it will kill two birds with one stone if you do this via the UnSignpost.
Uncyclopedians are essentially somewhere between "users" and "squatters," providing content it is assumed we cannot make real money selling. Admins are the same except with formal duties. Our only absolute "right" when using someone else's servers is to boycott and set up shop somewhere else; about which, see the 2013 Retrospective.
It is a joke based on real discussions that Wikia is looking to new inducements to contributors to the site. When the inducements materialize, if they lead to begging, that problem will be Wikia's to manage. They could lead to use of the site to advertise other sites, but that already happens and we police and revert it. This is nothing that requires silence/censorship as a precaution.
Ads already appear--mostly, cross-selling of other Wikia sites, the last time I tested it--but registered Uncyclopedians can easily opt out of seeing them. Spıke ¬ 16:32 23-Sep-13
Thanks for info but I think perhaps a forum would be wise after the release of the UnSignpost. Hopefully by the community providing useful comments we can make this place even more amazing and funny than it is. Thanks. Sir ScottPat (talk) White Ensign Scotland Flag 1 Compassrose VFH UnS NotM WotM WotY 16:55, September 23, 2013 (UTC)
We are Violently In Agreement. Publish first; check with Romartus to see if he would like to be the one opening the Forum, for example if he has additional information to disclose. Spıke ¬ 17:11 23-Sep-13
Thanks. (Since when was violence involved in agreement?). Sir ScottPat (talk) White Ensign Scotland Flag 1 Compassrose VFH UnS NotM WotM WotY 17:15, September 23, 2013 (UTC)
Yes, a forum will be created by me. Since people were away in August, I wanted a "full house" so that people can contribute. It will appear this week. --LaurelsRomArtus*Imperator ITRA (Orate) ® 21:45, September 23, 2013 (UTC)

Insulam Simia

DalekBot says...You a hoe. Insulam Simia (talk · contribs) 11:39, September 22, 2013 (UTC)

Some bad actors, here and in episodes of Batman, insist that we know who it was that misbehaved. Though we cannot know the validity of Anon's signature above, it points to a Wikipedia account of a teenage Brit whose clashes with other Wikipedians tower over his productive contributions, surprise! I thank ScottPat for policing my talk page but am countering his revert in case it's useful in future forensics. Spıke ¬ 13:57 22-Sep-13
Spike, sorry, but isn't that person (to whom the signature links) a Wikipedia admin? Anton (talk) Uncyclopedia United 16:31, September 22, 2013 (UTC)
Oh, no, he just has rollbacks and reverts vandalism. Maybe that's why vandal Anon does not like him? Anton (talk) Uncyclopedia United 16:33, September 22, 2013 (UTC)

It appears my identity has been impersonated. What is going on? Insulam Simia (talk) 15:42, September 24, 2013 (UTC)

What is going on, on this website, is: nothing. Anon, who may or may not be the same user who committed vandalism here, has signed a message manually linking to Wikipedian "Insulam Simia", a fact that I consider of no value. It could be owning up to misbehavior here or it could be trying to incriminate an adversary. Then you register on this website. I also do not know nor care whether you are the same as the same username on Wikipedia. Spıke ¬ 15:50 24-Sep-13
PS--However, I have queried the Wikipedian as to this last point. 16:02 24-Sep-13 And he confirmed on Wikipedia that he did register Insulam Simia here. But today he has just been granted a change of name on Wikipedia. Spıke ¬ 01:55 25-Sep-13

One thing I still don't know...

How da fuq do you patrol multiple edits? --The Sieger of Dungeons Lord Denza Aetherwing Inventory 16:08, September 24, 2013 (UTC)

See UN:HAX, it is a javascript trick that you add to your uncyclopedia.js. If it is not on there, let me know so I can add it in. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 18:07, September 24, 2013 (UTC)

Autopatrolled for Newman66

I have a slight suspicion that this user... may not be... a vandal. BUM BUM BWAHHHH! --The Sieger of Dungeons Lord Denza Aetherwing Inventory 00:08, September 25, 2013 (UTC)

Denza, please sit up straight. Separately, I do not share your optimism. Spıke ¬ 02:25 25-Sep-13

I've made a mistake.

When I accidentally moved Electra Woman & Dyna Girl to Electro Woman & Dyna Girl, I knew it was a serious mistake. Though I am smarter than that, I was very confused with that the prefix and term "electro-" is more common than the one "electra-". Then could you at least fix this minor mistake and not get me in trouble? Newman66 Visit my table here! Contributions My works 02:04, September 25, 2013 (UTC)

Between you and me, I don't care how smart you think you are. You have again found new meat, pounced on two articles he had just created, and declared him your adoptee in the absence of any request. Spıke ¬ 02:25 25-Sep-13
Best to see if they want to be adopted first Newman66 and what that means in practice. --LaurelsRomArtus*Imperator ITRA (Orate) ® 11:25, September 25, 2013 (UTC)

The Rubber Band

My name is attached to this article even though I did not create the article, and I wish to complain about it. I simply edited the article "the rubber band" because I wish to no longer be affiliated with such grotesque online content as this is displayed in search engines when my name is entered, please remove this article because I find it offensive. - The preceding unsigned comment was added by Tellmelifeis (talk • contribs) [real name censored]

The terms displayed when you edit any article here disclose that you irrevocably make the submission public and available for any noncommercial use provided the user acknowledges your contribution. Ironically, disclosing your real name on this page makes it available to search engines. Historical versions of articles do not come up in Google, though they are available to anyone who queries it here, and various Internet sites and mirrors cache our material. You are of course entitled to remove your name from this article, though I do not see the name you gave is in the article. You are not entitled to blank the page, as you are not the only contributor. Even in the case of "grotesque content," that requires a vote. Spıke ¬ 13:44 25-Sep-13
Further review remind me that you spent a good deal of time massaging this grotesqueness, and pressing CAPS LOCK and adding some new grotesqueness, to the point that I complained on your talk page, and are writing not to protect your identity (as you disclosed it--or someone's) but just to rage-quit because you don't want comments on your editing. It happens. Spıke ¬ 14:00 25-Sep-13

Sorry for the delayed reaction

1 - My English and real life was not enough during the deletion of Tayyip Erdoğan article.
2 - For almost a half decade, I'm the current admin of Yansiklopedi, Turkish version of Uncyclopedia after User:Assyrius' missing absence.
3 - If Assyrius is officially unable to contact, anyone knows where's Carlb? cCc Onur cCc 01:42, September 26, 2013 (UTC)

Sorry to say, but many of the older admins have left. They found this thing which they refer to as "a life." Apparantly having one is great. But in all seriousness, carlb has been absent lately. The oldest admin, and I'm probably wrong, that is active, would probably be on this list. --The Sieger of Dungeons Lord Denza Aetherwing Inventory 01:51, September 26, 2013 (UTC)

(The Farmer's Wife's Got A Four Inch Crack In Her, But She Ain't) Broken

Do you think this ought to be moved as the part of the title in brackets does not seems to refer to a song and therefore is unlikely to be typed in? Sir ScottPat (talk) White Ensign Scotland Flag 1 Compassrose VFH UnS NotM WotM WotY 17:51, September 26, 2013 (UTC)

The brackets indicate an alternate title of a song whose short title is Broken. It is unlikely that anyone will type it. Check the other pages that refer to it; it survived VFD, 5-2, in 2011. Spıke ¬ 18:03 26-Sep-13
How do I check for pages that have a link to it? I'm not saying it should be deleted, simply that is should be moved to "Broken (song)" perhaps. Sir ScottPat (talk) White Ensign Scotland Flag 1 Compassrose VFH UnS NotM WotM WotY 18:09, September 26, 2013 (UTC)
There should be a What links here button on your sidebar. Don't rename it without making sure all those calling pages don't rely on the name being so long, and change those links to avoid double redirects. For example, Double entendre links to it, but a page title is a damned poor place to put a joke. Spıke ¬ 18:15 26-Sep-13
Thanks. Seen the sidebar button. Sir ScottPat (talk) White Ensign Scotland Flag 1 Compassrose VFH UnS NotM WotM WotY 18:24, September 26, 2013 (UTC)

Real names

Spike, I am afraid I am taking a lot of time of yours asking all these questions but your answers do help. Could you, please, clarify the rule about not telling your real name here? I always wanted to ask this question and could not remember to do so. I know about the vanity policies but what is wrong with putting your name as another signature? Unless there is a chance of cyberbullying a real-life enemy... Anton (talk) Uncyclopedia United 19:00, September 26, 2013 (UTC)

There is no policy against it, but no one ever does it; probably a reaction to this environment in which every utterance, tantrum, cheap shot, etc. is preserved forever. Spıke ¬ 19:03 26-Sep-13
PS--No, that is an overstatement; there were several Uncyclopedians who used their real names. Spıke ¬ 19:07 26-Sep-13

korekshuns

UUel, eye rarli korekt anithyn on hear ani moor. Moast uv mi thyme is on althist.

EoGuy (talk) 19:02, September 27, 2013 (UTC)

Question bout banning or bollocking

Just curious. Whats the difference between banning and bollocking(blocking)? Jirachi8932 20:35, September 27, 2013 (UTC)

A ban and a block are the same thing. They prevent the Uncyclopedian and the IP address from editing articles. A bollocking is a British term having to do with the bollocks, that is, testicles. Spıke ¬ 21:12 27-Sep-13
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