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::Dittoes. Neither a democracy nor a Right to Free Speech is a guarantee of successful speech nor a right to speak in any forum and in any manner you desire. Vivian, if you are reading, the personal attacks "overnight," mostly in capital letters, were not from me. Uncyclopedia is home to a lot of people with different degrees of both humor and civility, and the tools rendered it easy for that Anon to follow you from the Sandbox back to your talk page. What I provided, by comparison, was editing advice, which I stand by, and which ought to remain on your talk page so that other editors don't insult you by repeating the advice and so that everyone knows that we reached out to you. Transferring to me--then to Uncyclopedia at large--your justifiable anger at your tormentor was incivility on your own part, and I hope you return after your ban expires, more able to deal with our diverse crowd. However, Simsie's recommendation that your humor fits better on Illogicopedia is also a good solution. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>11:38 4-Apr-13</small>
 
::Dittoes. Neither a democracy nor a Right to Free Speech is a guarantee of successful speech nor a right to speak in any forum and in any manner you desire. Vivian, if you are reading, the personal attacks "overnight," mostly in capital letters, were not from me. Uncyclopedia is home to a lot of people with different degrees of both humor and civility, and the tools rendered it easy for that Anon to follow you from the Sandbox back to your talk page. What I provided, by comparison, was editing advice, which I stand by, and which ought to remain on your talk page so that other editors don't insult you by repeating the advice and so that everyone knows that we reached out to you. Transferring to me--then to Uncyclopedia at large--your justifiable anger at your tormentor was incivility on your own part, and I hope you return after your ban expires, more able to deal with our diverse crowd. However, Simsie's recommendation that your humor fits better on Illogicopedia is also a good solution. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>11:38 4-Apr-13</small>
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== Pee Reviews ==
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Please contribute to Pee Reviews aswell. Thanks [[User:ScottPat|ScottPat]] ([[User talk:ScottPat|talk]]) 18:53, April 4, 2013 (UTC)
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:Patrolling Recent Changes takes up most of my time on this site, but I will make more of an effort to do Pee Reviews. {{User:Simsilikesims/sig}} 18:56, April 4, 2013 (UTC)
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Thanks. Don't forget VFH too. [[User:ScottPat|ScottPat]] ([[User talk:ScottPat|talk]]) 19:01, April 4, 2013 (UTC)
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:Also, please read the Pee Review Guidelines when reviewing articles. Articles are given scores in several different areas when doing a full Pee Review, rather than just one line of feedback. Feedback on articles in general can also be given on the talk page of the article, Pee Review uses a specific format. I will review one of your articles to show you. {{User:Simsilikesims/sig}} 19:04, April 4, 2013 (UTC)
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Oh, I do review with a table its just the early ones when I hadn't read the guidelines that I didn't. By the way I added a sentence to the Wikipedia article at the end of the intro. Hope you don't mind. If you don't think its appropriate please delete it. [[User:ScottPat|ScottPat]] ([[User talk:ScottPat|talk]]) 19:06, April 4, 2013 (UTC)
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PS - Thanks for reviewing the article. [[User:ScottPat|ScottPat]] ([[User talk:ScottPat|talk]]) 19:10, April 4, 2013 (UTC)
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I reviewed your article [[Uncyclopedia:Pee Review/Lord Sutch|Lord Sutch]]. Back to patrolling Recent Changes, and I will check out VFH to see what got added there recently. {{User:Simsilikesims/sig}} 19:19, April 4, 2013 (UTC)
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Thanks for the review, I appreciate it. I know you don't know much about UK politics but I just wanted to mention that Screaming Lord Sutch and the OMRLP are real (look them up on wiki). The image is not original, that is an actual picture of a OMRLP member (seriously). I know it sounds like a joke but those party manifestos are actually true. The actual joke in the article that was intended is that Lord Sutch is a serious politician (instead of the silly, satirical one he really is )and I made up the story about him becoming primeminister. Perhaps you would enjoy reviewing (or just reading) my [[Capitalism: In Grammar]]. [[User:ScottPat|ScottPat]] ([[User talk:ScottPat|talk]]) 19:31, April 4, 2013 (UTC)
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I have contributed many more articles as well and you can read them if you go to my user page. [[User:ScottPat|ScottPat]] ([[User talk:ScottPat|talk]]) 19:34, April 4, 2013 (UTC)
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Sorry to keep sending you messages but I just noticed you voted towards my article in the VFH section. I just wanted to say that I appreciate it a lot. Also I'm quite new here so I don't know to many people. Spread the word to say that there are Pee Reviews that need reviewing snd VFH articless to vote for. [[User:ScottPat|ScottPat]] ([[User talk:ScottPat|talk]]) 19:36, April 4, 2013 (UTC)
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== Template/Furby Spammer ==
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The guy you are trying to work with looks like the same one who went from article to article slapping {{Tl|NSFW}} onto everything. He has ignored your and my instructions on [[Furby]]. His M.O. has changed because we deleted {{Tl|NSFW}}. A tiny percentage of his edits are legitimate clean-ups, but he will not follow your invitation to register, because he relies on his ability to change IPs--He has used three separate ones this week. I have banned him. I don't mind if you have a better solution but I think you are wasting your time with him. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>23:47 4-Apr-13</small>
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:I have protected the page (now a redirect) so that he has to get an account and keep it for awhile to edit the Furby page. This should be an incentive, plus should keep this page from being recreated with low quality hopefully. {{User:Simsilikesims/sig}} 00:17, April 5, 2013 (UTC)
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== [[HowTo:Decorate your cunt for Easter]] ==
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I claim (at [[User talk:Mordillo]]) that this article might not have been contributed in good faith and ought not be referenced on the main page; weigh in if you like. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>14:50 5-Apr-13</small>
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:I think it was contributed in good faith - the same article also exists on the fork. I will go to the talk page and check it out. --{{User:Simsilikesims/sig}} 20:53, April 5, 2013 (UTC)
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== Admin ship ==
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Are you actually an admin, or are you impersonating one with the user box? If you are an admin, them could you nominate me for the next admin vote whenever that is and link me to the nominations page? Thank you, peace be with you, [[User:Dannyboy1209|Dannyboy1209]] ([[User talk:Dannyboy1209|talk]]) 22:49, April 5, 2013 (UTC).
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:Yes, Sims is an admin, and the page you are after is [[VFS]], and the vote starts afresh every month (technically). Anyone can nominate you for adminnity, but it comes down to the question of wether we need more admins first. {{User:PuppyOnTheRadio/sig3|10:53 05 Apr 2013}}
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::That is NOT the correct page, that is for nominating sandwiches. Where is the real nomination page? [[User:Dannyboy1209|Dannyboy1209]] ([[User talk:Dannyboy1209|talk]]) 22:58, April 5, 2013 (UTC)
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:::Actually, that IS the correct page. Check the page history. We use it to vote for sandwiches when we don't need more admins. {{User:Simsilikesims/sig}} 23:22, April 5, 2013 (UTC)
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::::When will more admins be required? [[User:Dannyboy1209|Dannyboy1209]] ([[User talk:Dannyboy1209|talk]]) 11:14, April 6, 2013 (UTC)
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:::::When the admins and the community decide more admins are required to do things like fight vandals and patrol recent changes, update features, and so on. Check the page around the first to fifth of every month. {{User:Simsilikesims/sig}} 17:04, April 6, 2013 (UTC)
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::::::Whenever possible, may you nominate me for admin? [[User:Dannyboy1209|Dannyboy1209]] ([[User talk:Dannyboy1209|talk]]) 18:24, April 6, 2013 (UTC)
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:::::::If we need more admins, I'll consider it when and if:
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*You contribute an article that becomes featured (this can include an UnNews)
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*You are successfully voted by others in the community for [[UOTM]] or [[WOTM]]
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*You revert vandals constructively by patrolling Recent Changes (if you do just this, then we will give you rollbacks after awhile)
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*You communicate politely with other users and with admins rather than making demands
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*You become familiar with the workings of this site and what is going on, on a regular basis
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*You STOP asking for awards that you HAVEN'T EARNED. This includes inactive awards. Giving awards to someone who hasn't earned them cheapens the award. You will understand this better once you've been here awhile, contributing regularly in a constructive manner.
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{{User:Simsilikesims/sig}} 18:35, April 6, 2013 (UTC)
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::::::::May I be nominated for UOTM or WOTM please? [[User:Dannyboy1209|Dannyboy1209]] ([[User talk:Dannyboy1209|talk]]) 21:49, April 6, 2013 (UTC)
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:Reading through that list, Simsie has asked that you ''stop asking for awards you haven't earned''. WOTM and UOTM are awards given by the community when they have recognised the quality of your input. Asking for someone to nominate you means that you are unlikely to be voted in on either of these awards. If you want these awards then you need to firstly write better articles. The only way to write better is first of all to write. {{User:PuppyOnTheRadio/sig3|12:29 07 Apr 2013}}
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:Exactly. I got UOTM in 2010 by patrolling recent changes and reverting vandals diligently on a regular basis, and interacting politely with other users. I had also been on the site two years when I got UOTM. Others who have earned UOTM have done the same, or have written featured articles, or at least several good articles, and made meaningful contributions to the site. I have also written several articles (whether they are "good" is up for debate, but they are at least passable and haven't been VFD yet). SPIKE, Aleister, Funnybony, Leverage, and PuppyOnTheRadio have all had features (see the [[UN:SHAME|Hall of Shame]] for a list of users with features), and would make excellent candidates for UOTM. Several others have contributed UnNews on a regular basis recently, and deserve consideration as well. To get WOTM (Writer of the Month), one must first WRITE. Today's feature (maybe yesterdays by now), [[Modus ponens]], was contributed by a new user, so it is possible you could write a feature, but we will not know the quality of your writing until we see it. So I would advise working on new articles in your userspace, then asking people to review them. Most people do not write features on their first try, and some never get featured (like me for instance). Usually, the quality of writing by most beginners is low, but improves as they refine their writing skill and (very importantly) accept feedback from other users. To get WOTM, if you are both a prolific and quality writer, you have a good chance. But you have not shown yourself to be either one yet. {{User:Simsilikesims/sig}} 05:13, April 7, 2013 (UTC)
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==Halled in shame==
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Hi. Thanks for listing the HoS entry (I changed it because an old user, Lulu, did the original article which I added to). Funny joke on RAHB and Frosty!!! On the hall, I saw you started two pages for users with one feature, and thus entered them into the hall of shame. Shame!! People need three features to enter the UnHallowed hall. I knew a Lulu once. Thanks again! [[user:Aleister|''Al'']] 20:22 8-4-'13
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:Ok, I didn't know that three features is the minimum. I'll keep that in mind when adding to the HoS in the future. {{User:Simsilikesims/sig}} 20:27, April 8, 2013 (UTC)
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== One good prank ==
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...does '''not''' deserve another. Please undo your vandalism of the two rogue Admins' user pages, and for extra credit, delete outright the Forum you opened suggesting retaliation. Whatever our history of Admins with cute, competing pranks, I have been touting maturity and stability as one benefit of this website, and noted at one point that we had gone a month without a joke ban.
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Separately, I thought 3 Featured Articles was the threshold to enter the Hall of Shame. I'm all for rewarding good work from new users, but the FA does that. The Hall of Shame further rewards those '''who stick around''' as it would reward Rainbow Unicorn whatever if she returned.
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Still separately, Dannyboy has emitted a themeless spew of randomness on the topic of [[Melon]]s; and so help me, if he uses this as justification to return to his pattern of demanding awards, giving himself awards, and begging for Adminship, I will ban him for 6 months. His authorship of humor, net of the potential humor he subtracts from you and others, is the most negative on the website. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>20:33 8-Apr-13</small>
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:Watching the joke bans happen was part of the fun I got from this website in the past. Besides, joke bans encourage others who see them to return after having being banned, seeing that being banned isn't necessarily the end of the world, but rather something to learn from. Those who don't learn, will of course, be banned longer and longer until they give up, get infinibanned, or learn. Maturity shouldn't mean "no fun", but I do think part of maturity is relying on something other than toilet and sexual humor, as the fork does in abundance. As to stability, our web host helps ensure that we aren't as perilously dependent on donations from our userbase. Perhaps you didn't get the joke that I put on Frosty and RAHB's userpages.... coming from them (since they are apparently invested in the fork), the idea that they think that Wikia is the best is funny. Besides, they can and will revert their userpages back, I want to see how long it takes them to notice the prank, it wouldn't be a good prank if nobody saw it. If you really think it is not funny, simply revert it with the summary "not funny". It wouldn't be funny if they were never coming back, but I think they will still drop in from time to time to check on this site, and next time they do, the user page prank will be reverted. If it doesn't get reverted within a week, I will revert it. As to Dannyboy, I am not convinced that he doesn't have sincere intentions. He does seem to have less skill with humor than others, but if he can learn to accept feedback, he can earn a place on this site. If he doesn't accept feedback, he will eventually find himself ignored by the community, then banned if he continues to cause trouble. It is true he is less mature than most others on this site but there should be a place to learn here what it means to be mature. {{User:Simsilikesims/sig}} 21:10, April 8, 2013 (UTC)
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::That's a very mature answer Sims. [[user:Aleister|Aleister]] 21:07 8-4-'13
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I understand the joke in attributing to them a statement they would never actually make. But the fun of watching the violation of decorum, from the safety of a back bench, is not the same as violating decorum we are supposed to maintain--by breaking a rule we routinely insist that everyone else follow. And waiting to see how long it takes them to notice is very close to trolling. Moreover, we might expect this escalation to be followed by yet another; not because the Forkers bother us overly, but because the Forkers are a diverse bunch that includes a handful of trolls who would be happy to bother us overly, once a provocation means "I didn't start it."
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And no, I am not going to express these opinions by conducting a revert war with you.
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On Dannyboy, I am not talking about his lack of humor skill but his attitude. We made HELPME a poopsmith and you an Admin despite less-than-manic comedy output. But this is not the first wave of demanding instant recognition and constant handholding, and you are not his first target. Romartus was his adoptor, and Romartus has nearly vanished. If it weren't for your new outreach, Dannyboy would have already "found himself ignored." {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>21:50 8-Apr-13</small>
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:The key to a friendly prank is, you have to be on good terms with the person first. But, I took your words to heart about the trolling bit. So I decided to alert RAHB to my little prank on IRC. Here is his response:
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20:57 <RAHB> Simsilikesims: LOL
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20:58 <RAHB> I think I'll leave it like that :D
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20:59 <RAHB> Simsilikesims: Tell SPIKE I love it and would prefer it stay
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{{User:Simsilikesims/sig}} 04:05, April 9, 2013 (UTC)
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And Frosty has reverted his. Still, you ought to delete your Forum calling for a prank war, given that you've already struck it out. Cheers! {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>15:28 9-Apr-13</small>
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:That would be like deleting comments, since I wasn't the only contributor to the Forum. Also, none of the deletion reasons explains why I would be deleting this forum (there was no drama, for instance, and there is no "the cabal wishes it" deletion reason). It will drop off the list in time as new forums are created and this one goes unedited. {{User:Simsilikesims/sig}} 20:57, April 9, 2013 (UTC)
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As you wish. But enough with the non-rationales! If I added "Page incites Uncyclopedians to misbehavior" to the drop-down menu, would you then be able to delete the page??? {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>12:48 10-Apr-13</small>
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==UnSignpost==
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{{:UnSignpost/20130408}} {{User:ScottPat/sig}} 15:35, April 9, 2013 (UTC)
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== Not trying to be a dick, just asking. ==
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I'm new to this. I like it a lot. I read a lot, then wrote some stuff and edited some stuff.
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But then my contribution got deleted instantly. Was it because I deleted someone else's edit? Or would it still have been deleted if I just added on?
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Basically, do I have to get cool with Admin to get my contributions to stay up?
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Also, I did read the Beginners guide and the Guide to being funny and not just stupid, and although I'm far from a comic genius, I have been a career copywriter for fifteen years. So I'm not trying to be a dick, I'm just bummed out and curious.
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[[User:Jelano|Jelano]] ([[User talk:Jelano|talk]]) 03:51, April 10, 2013 (UTC)
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Jelano, 4.07.2013
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:Unadorned simple dick jokes and anus jokes get old really quickly. Also, what was there before seemed more like it would be in the style of the person who the article was about. It not only has to be funny, it also has to fit with the rest of the article. We are looking for more sophisticated humor on this site, something clever rather than just coarse. Besides, images here that don't meet Wikia's standards of what is obscene or not are deleted by admins or Wikia staff, so you would be hard pressed to find an image to go with an article centering around a dick joke. In this case, a dick joke was not the punchline of the article, but you were trying to force the joke. If you can slip in a joke without affecting the rest of the article or making it seem out of place, more the better. But mainly it was deleting what was there before, and replacing it with something too obvious. {{User:Simsilikesims/sig}} 03:57, April 10, 2013 (UTC)
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Makes sense. Forgot about the entry having to fit and in the style of the person. Also get it now re replacing existing material with out of context stuff. All fair! Glad its not just subjective and snooty.
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[[User:Jelano|Jelano]] ([[User talk:Jelano|talk]]) 04:03, April 10, 2013 (UTC)
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Jelano, 4.07.2013
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== [[UN:AA]] ==
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I am having some fun with you/us at [[UN:AA]]. Post-edit me if you like, for example, if you don't want your usual time zone disclosed here. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>14:37 10-Apr-13</small>
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PS--As a Foodie but not a politics junkie like me, I meant to ask you, before all this Admin business began, for comments or new directions for [[American cuisine]]. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>14:46 10-Apr-13</small>
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:I think the article American cuisine is good as it stands, but the only thing not mentioned is the organic food craze, complaints about hormones and antibiotics in meat and dairy, and this business about GMOs (genetically modified foods, particularly fruits and vegetables). This would probably refer more to groceries than pre-prepared foods, though. I understand even eggs are treated differently before they go to market between Europe and the US. (We wash our eggs, they don't.){{User:Simsilikesims/sig}} 18:40, April 10, 2013 (UTC)
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I added all I know about GMO, which isn't much. Thanks for the additional directions. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>00:32 14-Apr-13</small>
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:My introduction to GMO's was watching the documentary ''Food Inc.'' while waiting to donate plasma. According to the film, Monsanto genetically engineers corn to be resistant to their weed killer, and then they prevent farmers from keeping the seeds to breed in the future, eventually putting the traditional business of keeping good seed out of business, as the pollen from these patented crops spreads unintentionally, causing crops that were never intended to be GMOs to become GMOs. Also, since I regularly shop at Whole Foods because they carry a fairly wide selection of gluten-free foods, I find literature there about the non-GMO movement as well. The idea that corn seed could be genetically engineered to be crossbred with soybean seed is scary because some people have soy allergies (my sister has soy allergies but I do not). Of course, if we are looking at feeding cows, the cows don't care if they eat corn or soybeans as long as they eat something edible and nutritious to the cow. Heck, the cows don't even know what's nutritious, but their bodies would show it if it wasn't. Now back to watching my TV show, which at the moment is "Bet On Your Baby". {{User:Simsilikesims/sig}} 03:01, April 14, 2013 (UTC)
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== 4ever boyz ==
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Hi
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You made a few amendments to my page, cool. I was looking to put up a page for a Spoof band. I was looking to use it to get a laugh going for a play I have written about this band. They don't exist and never have. The plays a comedy. Maybe I am barking up the wrong tree. If so you can just deleted the page.
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--[[User:4everboyz|4everboyz]] ([[User talk:4everboyz|talk]]) 22:43, April 11, 2013 (UTC)
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:Your user talk page (the one I edited) is for comments directed towards you and your replies. In general, don't delete comments on forums or talk pages, and it makes life simpler if you reply on the same page as the conversation. The problem with creating a spoof band page is that it is indistinguishable from a small, unknown band exaggerating its renown. (Almost anyone can pick up instruments and form a band, to the point that even Wikipedia had to set minimum standards of notability for bands.) Spoofs are ok here, but they have to be funny. In other words, you need the article about the band to be funny, since the reader won't know an unknown band from a nonexistent band or vice-versa. So you need more jokes other than that the band doesn't exist. Since the article is in your userspace, it doesn't need to be deleted. You can work on it some more, or if you really don't plan to work on it anymore, and want it deleted, you can list it on [[QVFD]] as author request. You might consider profiling the band members, and at the end of the article, make it clearer to the reader in the article that the band and its members don't really exist. Writing a good humor article on a band is not an easy thing to do: I cannot think of any [[Uncyclopedia:Best of|featured articles]] that we have had in the 5 years I've been here that actually were about a band. Read some of our articles on existing bands for ideas - profile the nonexistent members of the band, making the likelihood that they exist slim, then none. --{{User:Simsilikesims/sig}} 23:05, April 11, 2013 (UTC)
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== VFH [[Capitalism: in grammar]] ==
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<s>Thank you for your comment. If I removed the GW Bush (Jr. by the way I don't know much about Sr.) then would you consider voting for it?</s> {{User:ScottPat/sig}} 06:57, April 12, 2013 (UTC)
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Whoops! You've already voted for it sorry. {{User:ScottPat/sig}} 11:42, April 12, 2013 (UTC)
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== Gaming edits ==
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Yesterday a {{U|Kennyloh179}} made a total of 30 edits to [[Final Fantasy IX]] and [[Final Fantasy XII]]. I have played neither game and cannot tell whether these extensive changes are improvements or irrelevancies. Whereas I imagine you have both at home for when you tire of Spider Solitaire. Would you please patrol or revert them? The full facilities of VFD are at your disposal if you should need them. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>23:39 12-Apr-13</small>
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:I actually have played neither game, but I did play Final Fantasy I on the Nintendo years ago. I will look them over and check the Wikipedia article to help figure this one out. {{User:Simsilikesims/sig}} 04:20, April 13, 2013 (UTC)
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::Checking the Wikipedia article on Characters of Final Fantasy XII, Vaan is actually the lead male character, and is "effeminate", though Balthier was lead character in some of the previous Final Fantasy versions, and is Vaan's mentor in this game. Not sure if changing the article to say that Vaan is a lead wannabe is part of the joke or just deliberately misstating the facts. The Wikipedia article states that Ashe plays the female leading part. The rest of the edits involve switching the character order around to reflect the "main character".
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::I have reverted the changes to Final Fantasy IX, and left a note on Kennyloh's talkpage about the reasons I reverted it. It doesn't look like he was maliciously changing anything, perhaps he didn't get the original jokes on the page. Now to go patrol the changes on Final Fantasy XII since I made a couple edits but didn't do a rollback there. {{User:Simsilikesims/sig}} 05:35, April 13, 2013 (UTC)
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I knew you could do it! and after only a minimum of claiming you couldn't. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>00:32 14-Apr-13</small>
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== Your username ==
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Hi Simslikesims, what about changing your username to ''Seemslikesims''? It is clearer and btw, what is "sims"? [[Special:Contributions/117.20.169.47|117.20.169.47]] 14:11, April 16, 2013 (UTC)
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My nickname is short for "[[The Sims]]" I like "The Sims". The Sims is a computer game based on simulated computer people. There is the original "The Sims" game, with its expansion packs, then there was The Sims 2, with its expansion packs and stuff packs, and now there's The Sims 3, with its expansion packs and stuff packs, plus more stuff you can buy online at their online store. Really, I should figure out a way to break up the uncyclopedia article into three parts, since it is getting long, and will get longer as soon as the next expansion pack comes out, or the next game in the series, The Sims 4, comes out. I also like tycoon games and simulation games, too. {{User:Simsilikesims/sig}} 20:54, April 16, 2013 (UTC)
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== One-week ban of 75.72.61.89 in error? ==
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I think you might be mistaken on this. Your change summary was: ''Wanker: First attributes comments on a talk page erroneously to himself then deletes those comments - we can see the page history to set the record straight!'' What I see from the history is that {{U|Jerryshadow}} admitted he didn't know what he was doing here, ranted about the travails of being a burger-flipper at McDonalds by way of presenting another side to the rants about being a customer; then, perhaps posting logged-off as 75.72.61.89, thought better of doing so; then later, logged on and undid his anonymous edits. Banning the Anon will also ban Jerryshadow from that IP. Simply, there is ambiguity here on whether he is the Anon, and on whether he was trying to cover up his past, versus was just a newbie unable to decide whether his post was appropriate or not. I'll reduce his ban to 1 day, during which time you can reassert it if you believe you are right, or cancel it entirely. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>03:10 17-Apr-13</small>
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== "Because a welcome message left by a real user is better than an automated one" ==
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It looks as though you figured this out more quickly than I did. Comment at [[Forum:Wikia's robo-welcome]] if you like. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>21:47 18-Apr-13</small>
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:I had just finished reading your forum, then figured out which user was the recipient of the robo-welcome and left them a more substantive welcome message. Comment left on the Village Dump. {{User:Simsilikesims/sig}} 21:51, April 18, 2013 (UTC)
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== Dannyboy1209 ==
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Re-mainspaced [[Melon]] after you userspaced it, and notably without doing anything to improve it. I banned him for a week for that. If you want to spend more time tutoring him, I don't mind in the least if you countermand the ban. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>23:24 19-Apr-13</small>
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== [[User:ScottPat/Ukraine]] ==
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Sims, Anton199 has my permission to edit this page. I'm sorry you were unaware. Please do not revert '''his''' edits to this page thanks. I have reverted your reversion (If you know what I mean!). {{User:ScottPat/sig}} 19:49, April 22, 2013 (UTC)
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:If he has your permission to edit the page, that is fine, but I thought he didn't given your comments on his talk page. Collaborations in userspace are great. I only rolled it back because I thought he didn't have your permission. {{User:Simsilikesims/sig}} 19:52, April 22, 2013 (UTC)
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That's ok thanks for your help. My message to him on his user page was simply warning him that his edit was out of touch with the humour of the article but we had already agreed on collaboration and he will be funny once he reads my message and fully understands the humour of the page. Thanks. {{User:ScottPat/sig}} 19:55, April 22, 2013 (UTC)
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== [[Republic of East Korea]] ==
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Author {{U|Nicole Sandoval}} moved this into mainspace yesterday. (It was in her user page and this also moved her talk page into mainspace.) I cited my previous comments to her and moved it back to her userspace. This was a messy operation, as it moved the talk page I had opened in a different tab. She tried to undo my move and that is how it went into the userspace of a nonexistent user. (Again blame this dumb new interface where we don't just type the desired name but also have to pick a space.) At any rate, the page is not ready for mainspace. {{User:SPIKE/signature}}<small>21:59 22-Apr-13</small>
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:That explains a few things. I'll move it back to her userspace and remove the WIP tag. {{User:Simsilikesims/sig}} 22:00, April 22, 2013 (UTC)

Latest revision as of 22:59, April 22, 2013

YOUR TALK PAGE

Has been violated. Saberwolf116 (talk) 03:25, June 28, 2012 (UTC)

Oh no, its the violas attacking! Man the synthesizers! -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 03:29, June 28, 2012 (UTC)

talk archives

Subpages need a "/" not a "\" due to things. Using \ will make it the talk page of User:Simsilikesims\archive2 just clearing thatup, I have corrected it for you... ~Sir Frosty (Talk to me!) Icons-flag-au 10:13, June 28, 2012 (UTC)

Silly Windows user. ~ BB ~ (T) Icons-flag-usThu, Jun 28 '12 12:28 (UTC)

Remove your sig

From the content warning plz. --Scofield & Friends 11:11, June 30, 2012 (UTC)

I'm...pretty sure she didn't put it there, Boss Hogg. ~ BB ~ (T) Icons-flag-usSat, Jun 30 '12 11:18 (UTC)
Nope. I didn't even change the content warning myself as I'm neither an admin nor a Wikia staffer. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 22:01, June 30, 2012 (UTC)

Your PLS article(s) have been judged and unprotected

Congratulations, participant! Mainspace 'em at your own leisure. --Littleboyonly TKFUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUCK Oldmanonly 23:42, July 2, 2012 (UTC)

Stop, drop and roll! It's the UnSignpost!

--ChiefjusticePS2 08:19, July 5, 2012 (UTC)

How would you like to participate in a forum I've created?

Forum:Are you a Matthlock? Welcome to the machine MATTHLOCK 21:22, July 5, 2012 (UTC)

Content warning

Could you be so kind as to remove the content warning? I'm sorry but every time I copy and paste an Uncyclopedia onto a word document, it somehow winds up with the content warning at the beginning along with that stupid image of the ugly guy in the mask. Sorry but that's what I think Welcome to the machine MATTHLOCK 20:29, July 13, 2012 (UTC)

Sorry, I wasn't the person who put the content warning there - thank Wikia for that. Someone was good enough to change the content warning from the default to my suggested warning, that was my only role in the content warning, also, the background of the content warning has been changed from the default, but I have no admin powers nor any magickal wikia staff ability to remove any content warning. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 23:17, July 16, 2012 (UTC)
The content warning you made is awesome, good job! Snowflake mini Mattsnow 09:48, July 25, 2012 (UTC)

We've got a boner for news! It's the UnSignpost!

--ChiefjusticePS2 16:56, July 19, 2012 (UTC)

Get Your UnSignPost! Now More Respected Than The Town Crier!

--OliOmniOmbudsman Dumbo 15:22, July 26, 2012 (UTC)

Forum:Carlb's servers are down

FYI                               Puppy's talk page11:55 29 Jul

?????????? 109.152.200.136 16:29, August 1, 2012 (UTC)

The above header refers to the mirror site. Now if you are asking me about my comment on your talkpage, YOU are an IP (until you register) which means you do not get userspace, unless you register and get a username. Userspace created under IP numbers gets deleted. It's Uncyclopedia policy. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 16:32, August 1, 2012 (UTC)

!!!!!!!!!! 123.45.67.89 01:47, August 2, 2012 (UTC)

Oh, hello.

I remember "adopting" you about thirty million internet years ago, which is about 4 years in real time. I'm glad that me doing all I could (i.e. nothing at all) helped you move on to great things, like writing the content warning, so 9 year olds everywhere can read it and feel disappointment for the first time in their lives. Drugs Are Bad (2012-08-4 19:30 UTC)

I'm still around, was going to get around to welcoming you back one of these days, as soon as I was sure you were really back. What have you been doing in the meantime? -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 21:02, August 4, 2012 (UTC)
Nothing important or worth talking about. College is weird, and things like that. I figured that since I didn't do much in the 5 years I've had an account here that I'll make a small personal goal to contribute something worthwhile. Drugs Are Bad (2012-08-4 21:37 UTC)

No need for eye protection, it's the UnSignpost!

--ChiefjusticePS2 07:11, August 10, 2012 (UTC)

ChiefjusticeDS enjoys buttsex: The UnSignpost!

~Sir Frosty (Talk to me!) Icons-flag-au 08:29, August 23, 2012 (UTC)

Set phasers to frag! It's the UnSignpost!

--ChiefjusticePS2 10:55, September 6, 2012 (UTC)

Please stop talking about the mirror site

The mirror site is not supported by our community. We have contacted Carlb several times requesting that he take it down, which he has ignored. -- Brigadier General Sir Zombiebaron 17:54, October 5, 2012 (UTC)

Ok I'll try not to mention it again. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 04:15, October 6, 2012 (UTC)

Censoring Drawings etc

Hi Sims. I had the impression from Sannse that art work would be exempt (for now at least) as regards censoring. I presume this would also include drawings and diagrams. I noticed you have already censored a few which I think would be allowed to stay. In particular the 'nude man and woman' image is the one on the Voyager spacecraft. --LaurelsRomArtus*Imperator ® (Orate) 19:33, October 17, 2012 (UTC)

I wasn't sure, I thought she said "classical artwork". I hope you are right, feel free to revert where you think I made a mistake. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 19:35, October 17, 2012 (UTC)
OK I will revert the ones I am going to interpret as art work/drawings etc and then see. The issue of the photos I don't know still. To have an article about Playboy magazine and then to censor it, image wise doesn't make sense in my view, otherwise having censored photos all over it is like Wikia adding their own unwitting 'humour' angle to the page. However, I will leave this for now and let the others decide. --LaurelsRomArtus*Imperator ® (Orate) 19:45, October 17, 2012 (UTC)

Thanks! :)

Thanks for correcting my article Present, my first language isn't English so I really appreciate it that you take the time to correct it, I didn't know about that some corrections of you need to be written like that in English, so now I know. :) Reality2 (talk) 21:36, November 6, 2012 (UTC)

You're welcome. I figured it needed a little polishing before it was feature-worthy. Note that I added some links to other articles, too. Every article should link to at least one or two other articles. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 21:38, November 6, 2012 (UTC)
Ok, I 'll keep that in mind. Thanks. Reality2 (talk) 21:39, November 6, 2012 (UTC)


I heard you might have a broken computer or two

I might be able to fix that, remotely. Unless it's a physical problem, in which case no. But I can almost guarantee I can speed it up. What OS(s) do your computer(s) run? A (Ruins)15:11 17 November 2012

The computer that's broken runs Windows Vista. The problem isn't just it being slow, which could be attributed to the fact that the hard drive is nearly full, but that it won't boot at all, not even into safe mode, when it is plugged in. It starts up normally when unplugged and running on battery power (Its a Toshiba Satellite notebook, and about 5 years old). It is currently not connected to the internet, I'd have to plug in a cable or hope that the wireless signal on my router isn't borked. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 20:02, November 17, 2012 (UTC)

Extra! Extra! News that's not new to you!

 ~ BB ~ (T) Icons-flag-usTue, Nov 20 '12 9:09 (UTC)

Cupcakes

Bizzeebeever nominated this on VFD. I saw your limited role in the History and abstained with a request that you take charge of the article. Spıke ¬ 15:09 23-Nov-12

Thank you for (possibly) stepping up to rewrite this. Your description (on VFD) of what is needed, I agree with. Let me know if I can assist you. Technically, the new article's name should probably be Cupcake, singular. Spıke ¬ 02:18 25-Nov-12

Origins?

Quaker Eat Me

I'm thinking it was the voracious William Penn who invented the cupcake, in colonial America, inspired by his underendowed wife (whose name his writings only give as "Cupcake"). It was originally known as the D-cup Cake. Separately, you describe it as a muffin-sized cake, but wouldn't a muffin be a cupcake-sized...nah, forget it. Spıke ¬ 02:57 25-Nov-12

Yikes!

We already seem to have an article at Cupcake, though people since November 2008 have been mostly cleaning off stains left by Anons. You could treat this as another source for material for you to make excellent. Spıke ¬ 18:02 26-Nov-12

Isle of Man

Thank you for patrolling this article. You reverted Lost-interest to the work of Anon, but they seem to be the same person. While you were doing that, I was evaluating all his changes of the evening to see what should be kept. I also left a belligerent message on his talk page and advised Romartus that there might be a conflict brewing. Spıke ¬ 02:18 25-Nov-12

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Journalism so yellow it's orange: The UnSignpost

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Sloppy, falling-apart, and duct-taped-together: the UnSignpost!

 ~ Capt. Sock Monkey ~ (berate) Beeverpedia ~ Wed, Dec 12 '12 14:12 (UTC)

Watch your step! It's a steaming-hot pile of UnSignpost

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Pee Review

GoldenShower Rejoice, Simsilikesims! You have been entitled to the
Golden Shower Award
GoldenShower2
For donating high quality material to the Pee Review.

Thanks for helping to keep our heads above water over the last few months, it is appreciated. --ChiefjusticePS2 18:21, December 28, 2012 (UTC)

Drop your pants and grab the eggnog! It's the UnSignpost.

 ~ Capt. Sock Monkey ~ (berate) Beeverpedia ~ Wed, Jan 2 '13 13:27 (UTC)

Hello

I saw you down the hall here, and wanted to say 'yo. It will be worthwhile to keep lots of this site running again, just to keep the lights on is probably enough. Hopefully lots of users will be going between the two wikis and making both of them the best possible uncyclopedia. It might be fun when a few of the others are on once the weekend passes. We have to get Funnybony to use recent changes and hang out with people. Puppy, he's probably asleep. Aleister 23:14 Uncy's 8th Birthday!

Unless they make me an admin on the new site, there will probably be more for me to do over here than over there, since I'm not much good at writing new articles. I can't see letting this site go down the tubes, it might be bad for the reputation for the new site as well. If things get bad enough, I might try writing a mediocre article (since there probably will be no more FFW on this wiki) once in awhile, then copy it to the new wiki just to see if it gets deleted. This site is likely to become a target for bandcruft and schoolcruft pretty soon, along with various listcruft. Since the most avid deletionists are mostly gone (except for SPIKE) probably nothing will be done about it. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 23:35, January 5, 2013 (UTC)
Well, we don't know if it will tip over from its own weight or if critters will roam the halls. You are right, at least I think so, if the site gets overrun it may be bad for both sites. But it's way too early to tell what's going to happen, a couple of weeks should see the trend firmly in place. I intend to check "my" pages though, and revert the animals who creep just before dawn. And we should do a forest fire week, for sure, and get rid of things that are really bad. At least some of them. I think what might happen at some point is Wikia will close the site to IP's, and maybe eventually it will be like a museum, just as I predicted in Uncyclopedia is almost full!!! Al 23:43 5-1-'13
As you can both understand, this has been a busy weekend! The Wikia Uncyclopedia will continue, in what shape that will be is up to the users. Myself and ChiefjusticeDS have opted to maintain this site. As you can imagine, there is still a lot of dust in the air so it may take a few more days to see where everything (and everyone) has landed. Thanks. --LaurelsRomArtus*Imperator ITRA (Orate) ® 00:30, January 6, 2013 (UTC)

Thanks

For the rollbacks, welcomes and general all round good egg work here. --LaurelsRomArtus*Imperator ITRA (Orate) ® 23:37, January 9, 2013 (UTC)

You're welcome. I plan on hanging around both sites, depending on my work schedule. Besides, having this site stay halfway decent will help convince people who visit to check out the new site, too. This site is still predominant on search engine results, since Google pulls key search words from the content warning on this site. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 23:47, January 9, 2013 (UTC)
Seconding the thanks. Also tongue-lashings when appropriate. Spıke ¬ 23:54 9-Jan-13

HowTo:Drive your car out of a lake

It looks like Murder Frog has dibs on your Pee Review, but I'll give you my two cents. This is refreshing. HowTo is normally a namespace for kids who think that adult writing has to be nagging, and they nag. This is the most playful HowTo I can remember.

Biggest problem: The article is too short, by at least half. There are many places to go with this one, and you'll find them.

On photos, DHL Express has one that might be of use to show corporate training programs on driving cars out of lakes.

Wording: The intro ought not refer to the article itself; that's almost the first person. I'd minimize the use of "you" for the "encyclopedia" tone. That's just my style and yours might be different, but if you then break out of it and address the reader directly, it might pack even more punch.

You might do a treatment of common ways that cars get into bodies of water and need to be driven out, but it's pretty funny to just take it for granted that it always happens. ("I hate it when that happens!") "You will want the car to sink" is too gentle; in fact, you need the car to sink. "Hopefully" (as well as not meaning anyone is hopeful, as always) detracts a little from the authoritative tone.

Possible additional topics: If your engine isn't waterproof, how to waterproof it (newsprint? spray it with paint? guess you can't). Useful applications for a car if you find you can't drive it out (man-made coral reef). Underwater features on the map? What are the usual underwater obstacles you'd have to drive around?

Keep having fun with this! Spıke ¬ 01:24 4-Dec-12


I renamed this HowTo, as shown above, to eliminate excess capital letters from the page title. Also, Imrealized has contributed and left an explanation to you on the talk page of the HowTo. Cheers. Spıke ¬ 13:15 29-Jan-13

Thanks for letting me know. Work has kept me busy lately. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 06:40, January 30, 2013 (UTC)

Promotion to Major

Although nobody cares since Rev. Zim ulator abdicated, you have been elected Admin, have been praised as a calming and helpful influence on the website in a strategic timezone from which to swat down vandals, and are thus entitled to the rank of Major of Uncyclopedia. This is likely to be a multi-step promotion and carry a significant percentage increase in your monthly stipend, and you know what they say about five percent of nothing. I have already sewn my own stripe on (as, again, nobody cares) and the bleeding should subside real soon.

Thank you for your vote for me, and for the reservations you expressed. If you see them play out, I hope you will be as willing as you have been in the past to let me know how it looks or give me a subtle hint (after first removing the spiked heel, please) to tone it down.

Congratulations to you both, and I expect to be banned by each of you many times in the near future. My company of vandals, who communicate via email and meet at a pub every two weeks, will now target you two as a welcoming committee to the ranks of the exalted. Every effort will be made to destroy this dump and to place NSFW templates on all the Furby articles, and our vow is to keep on doing so until nobody, anywhere, wants to ever look at a Furby again. Aleister 12:36 4-2-'13

PS--Simsie, I've added your name to Active Admins--where you are uniquely without further description. Correct this if you wish. Spıke ¬ 12:44 4-Feb-13

Congrats Sims. The welcome pack will explain more...mine came with different coloured ban sticks and Nicole Scherzinger chained to a radiator. It may have been updated since then. --LaurelsRomArtus*Imperator ITRA (Orate) ® 17:29, February 4, 2013 (UTC)
Thanks for all the congratulations. Later this month I might be less busy, and likely less busy in March, then busy again in April, then probably on all the time in May. I'll have to take a look around. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 00:15, February 5, 2013 (UTC)

I can now add you to my list of favourite admins! Yay!                               Puppy's talk page08:35 05 Feb

Off-site stuff

I would like the page http://mirror.uncyc.org/wiki/Rossall_School to be deleted. The page is showing up in Google searches and is derogatory to the School. It's also out of date and would only be funny to pupils of this school who attended more than 6 years ago so adds no comedy value to your site. Thanks --62.6.160.99 09:35, February 19, 2013 (UTC)

The best way to contact admins for other sites is on those sites. I'll have a look at that shortly.                               Puppy's talk page09:49 19 Feb 2013
I've had a quick look at the page. Being “derogatory” to an institution is not a basis for a page to be deleted - this site is based upon satire after all. Being listed on searches in Google also is not a reason to delete an article - in fact if it attracts more site traffic there is a benefit to it's continued existence. Being out of date is a mild concern, but as the mirror site is a repository - in part - of older articles, timeliness is not a major concern. Being based upon in-jokes is a concern, but a cursory reading suggests that someone who is not part of that clique may get some amusement from it. However, that's only on a first read basis, and there are definite elements of stupidity that put this article well outside of our style guide for humour - HTBFANJS. As this is a quality control judgement on a lengthy piece, however, I will read it fully before making a decision - which means it will take time, and is not a high priority concern. If you wish to discuss this particular piece in more detail please contact me via my talk page on that site.                               Puppy's talk page10:22 19 Feb 2013
I looked over the page, and it hasn't been edited for some years now except by anons, and they haven't improved the article at all. It looks like material that would be quickly VFD on this site, and has had an ICU tag on it for years. I did not find the page terribly funny, so I have deleted it. Please note it will still show up on internet archive sites and caches for some time, nothing we can do about that.-- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 23:45, February 19, 2013 (UTC)

Quote stuff, brought here per Spike's suggestion

This page shows what combining George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Ben Franklin's unquotables into one page would look like. All three of those pages are short, Thomas Jefferson's is particularly stubby.

Unquotable:History of Unquotablelooks like vanity, aka some user giving his personal story as a persecuted artist. This might be QVFD bad, but since I am cleaning quotespace, taking to QVFD without contacting someone in favor of keeping quotespace seems underhanded.

on Unquotable:Aristotle, there is an exchange between Alexander the Great and Aristotle that is a parody of star wars text. While it is mildly amusing, I don't think it goes on a quotepage. It feels like it might go somewhere, but that is a script, not a quote. --Mn-z 18:05, February 21, 2013 (UTC)

I added History of… to VFD. This means there is a community consensus on it, rather than single user decision. It has been around too long, and is of a sufficient length, and is intelligible enough that it's not really QVFD anyway. There's an exchange on Unquotable:Captain Oblivious as well, which I left in there as I liked it, but I've kept it out of the quote-like template. Technically a passage from a script is still a valid quote - that's done with Shakespeare regularly - so if it's not long enough to warrant an Unscript of its own I'd just leave as is. (Saying this prior to looking at it, btw.)                               Puppy's talk page10:27 21 Feb 2013
Combining the George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Ben Franklin unquotables into a Founding Fathers unquotables looks like it works better than the individual pages did. I would be in favor of it. On Unquotable:Aristotle, I agree the dialogue looks like it doesn't belong there, and being a knockoff of Star Wars, isn't terribly original either. The History of Unquotable is something I'd hate to see go, since it helps explain the origin of quotespace. It is kind of like an old in-joke, but probsbly before either of our time here. It explains how and why quotespace was created, and does so effectively. It could be funnier, but it is what it is. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 00:51, February 22, 2013 (UTC)
We seem to be unanimous on the Founding Fathers reorg. Simsie, my only concern was that, since you have opposed nuking the namespace, an opinion that with our sparse numbers makes it hard to claim consensus, no one do major reorg that might seem to be working around you but rather keep you in the loop. On History of Unquotable, as I say at VFD, this does not read like the heritage of Uncyclopedia, but as though it belongs on some user's personal page. Spıke ¬ 01:01 22-Feb-13
On the contrary, this does seem like a small chapter in Uncyclopedia history. Uncyclopedian history necessitates mentioning the various authors. Since this is biased mostly towards one author, if you want to move it to Some User's userspace though, go ahead, since that user claims most of the credit, but please don't delete it outright. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 01:07, February 22, 2013 (UTC)
That sounds like a solution. Spıke ¬ 01:10 22-Feb-13
I have an alternative option, but not one I'd suggest here. History of Uncyc pages should fit into the Uncyclopedia name space. That's separate from the random page search (which is one of my concerns), but can remain linked to mainspace articles (which is my concern for user spaced stuff). Uncyclopedia:Der Unwehr was moved recently under exactly that rationale. I wouldn't suggest it for this specific page, as I still think this falls short on QC, but it's an option that we can keep open for similar cases in the future.                               Puppy's talk page10:54 22 Feb 2013

Wheeling Jesuit people

Four votes to delete an article, especially given no votes to keep it, is lately our threshold. I want to hold off on executing a deletion of this magnitude until Aleister responds to my request (under Comments) that he make a gallery of photos he thinks should survive; otherwise I would normally delete them too, as orphaned.

Imrealized votes to keep History of Unquotable, writing "I fight for Some user." I ask him on his talk page to vote instead on the merits and consider joining the consensus you proposed. On that consensus, Mnbvcxz's silence might be an oversight, but he might concur if you asked him, as all he is out to do is clean up the space, not extinguish the memory of the creator. Romartus might opine on it sooner or later, sooner if you asked him to. Spıke ¬ 02:39 23-Feb-13

I voted to delete History of Unquotable before Imrealized voted to keep it. --Mn-z 05:34, February 23, 2013 (UTC)
Yes, Mnbvcxz, but what is your opinion of userspacing History of Unquotable? Usually the delete vote comes before the keep vote because that is how VFD nominations work. Which vote came first generally does not matter. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 07:49, February 23, 2013 (UTC)
Userspacing the page of an inactive user would be an admin decision. As a rule, we allow anything in userspace that is not libelous, commercial spam, insulting to other users, et cetera. The article in question is a personal history, which is allowable in userspace. However, the user in question has been gone for 2 years, and made 60-odd edits in the last 6 years. I do not care if it userspaced or not, I simply want it out of mainspace.
Tl/Dr: don't care. --Mn-z 08:01, February 23, 2013 (UTC)
It is an important page in the history of uncyclopedia, and is a very detailed history of an important event. See my comments on the nomination itself, in both voting to keep and adding to mnbvcxz's vote comment. As for deleting pictures, I'm not going to spend time making a gallery, why not just keep all the pictures if they are good? Spike can't see pictures on his computer, but deletes them. Seems counter-productive, and non-counter ironic. Aleister 8:32 23-2-'13
I agree it is important to the history of Uncyclopedia, and I think it belongs in Quotespace, but am willing to compromise if all other users want it gone to have it userspaced. I think we don't have consensus on deleting History of Unquotable since both Aleister and Imrealized want to save it. Parts of it border on vanity, but really it is more history than vanity to me. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 22:48, February 23, 2013 (UTC)

Undictionary:Harlem Shake

Not a dessert indeed. Anon is taking a term that exists, and his "humor" is Harlem = African-American = chocolate. If you think that's enough to go on, fine; thanks for concurring on his other three. Spıke ¬ 23:11 25-Feb-13

Zynga

I give you more belated comments on your rewrite on my talk page. It seems you not only have knowledge of the subject, but a history with them so detailed that I'm surprised that you, too, didn't include a section to recruit Uncyclopedians for murder missions! I went in afterward and tried to say what you said in more light-hearted language. Also, photos would still be a plus. Spıke ¬ 16:58 6-Mar-13

UnNews:Quebec outlaws pasta

Your new UnNews should be started in userspace. Some people even start work in the UnNews: space and no one complains, much. But it doesn't belong in mainspace (although probably no one will stumble upon it). If you would like me to move it so as to have a realistic newsy headline, just ask. Spıke ¬ 16:58 6-Mar-13

Yes, please make it more "newsy". I am still a beginner when it comes to writing UnNews, but I saw the news article and just couldn't resist. Feedback on the article would be welcomed. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 17:01, March 6, 2013 (UTC)

This is done. Never forget the photo (we steal from the Source with impunity). I added details on Loi 101 from working on Quebec (and sometimes vacationing there). Save a link to this to look at the right order for templates. You're right that this story, as I sometimes say, "wrote itself," true for most cases involving the Language Police.

Most important, your draft ended with a perfect zinger: Italian wines. This ended an absurd story with a hint of the even more absurd. But you left it as a vague first-person remark to our "listeners" when it begged to be fleshed out a little. Spıke ¬ 17:42 6-Mar-13

Thank you! I was wondering how on earth to "flesh this out", but as usual you worked your UnNews magic on it. I have only been to Quebec once, and that was with my French club in high school. ---- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 17:47, March 6, 2013 (UTC)

Romartus has been in since his illness, but he hasn't freshened up UnNews in a week, so I put Quebec/pasta "above the fold," something Funnybony used to wear on the user page like a badge of honor. Spıke ¬ 02:54 7-Mar-13

Broken BHOP

To close the loop on this, I reported it at User talk:Sannse and PuppyOnTheRadio replied that he cleared it up by appending ?action=purge which is a virtual laxative on the server side. Spıke ¬ 12:32 8-Mar-13

Thanks! -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 18:41, March 8, 2013 (UTC)

Racial Epithet

I would like to inform you that I do in fact know that adding the VFD template does not nominate the page to be VFDed, I just wanted to increase the articles chance of being deleted. --Rrraaattt (talk) 03:31, March 9, 2013 (UTC)

If you want an article to be deleted you need to add it to VFD. If you are unable to add a page to VFD it is generally due to not being autoconfirmed. Which in short means you need to be here for a week or so and be used to making edits before you can add it. If you want someone to add it on your behalf then you should ask.                               Puppy's talk page04:38 09 Mar 2013

Template:PBS

The Anon you reverted slapping {{PBS}} on an article also slapped it on half a dozen others (now also reverted), and reasserted his large addition of text at Arthur after you deleted it, so I banned him for a week. Looking at his specific edits--including edits in userspace--he is very likely yet another sockpuppet of PBS freak, whom Zim ulator permabanned.

Also, don't bother clearing out VFD. I just closed out some of the votes this morning, so let the results show for the rest of the day and I'll archive it tonight.

OK, thanks. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 02:28, March 11, 2013 (UTC)

Welcome back! I'll get to this right now. Arthur locked indefinitely? Why not just restrict it to Autoconfirmed; that will thwart Mr. Anon. Spıke ¬ 02:34 11-Mar-13

I protected it so it can be edited by autoconfirmed, but not moved by anybody but sysop (helps keep page move vandals at bay). -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 02:36, March 11, 2013 (UTC)

So you did! very good. Spıke ¬ 03:01 11-Mar-13

Forum:Vote: Are there too many @$%& boxes on this @$%& Forum?

Do you have an opinion on this? Spıke ¬ 15:25 13-Mar-13

No, though extra boxes are annoying, usually it isn't much of an issue. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 01:43, March 14, 2013 (UTC)
Thanks for visiting that Forum. I asked the Chief, Romartus, and Mordillo the same question, and unless one of them objects, they'll go away some time tomorrow. Spıke ¬ 01:59 14-Mar-13

New visitors

Read User talk:Dpelle10‎ or see my related remarks to Mordillo. Several of our visitors writing articles on Spanish cinema are UC Santa Cruz students doing a term project. Fortunately, the ones I've seen have a decent sense of humor. Spıke ¬ 20:51 14-Mar-13

I already saw that talk page. Interesting that a professor would assign his students to write an Uncyclopedia article. As long as they keep it humorous, I have no problem with it at all. Hopefully some of them will stick around and write more stuff here. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 21:07, March 14, 2013 (UTC)

Jeanie Du Toit

Sorry to huff this after you tagged it. I was posting to the author's talk page at the time. There is a copy of the article at the author's user page that can be developed if the goal really is humor. Spıke ¬ 12:10 15-Mar-13

This article was really too short and unpersuasive to be true advocacy in my opinion, and read more like a Wikipedia article, except with a point of view. Points of view should be ok here as long as there is humor. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 12:13, March 15, 2013 (UTC)

To me it depends on what the point of the article is, and not how long it is; and I saw no humor except possibly the aviator's quote, and who knows whether that is truth or satire? I saw no point in this paragraph except to deliver readers to the website in the footnote. As I say, the author retains a copy for development.

By the way, Anon spammed "We are the best, look for us in the future" at Hi as well as the dummy userpage you saw, overwriting an existing redirect. One more and he should be gone. Spıke ¬ 12:17 15-Mar-13

The part about bringing a lucky potato was funny, but overall the paragraph could use more laughs. The website in the footnotes should have been unnecessary, and overall I was ignoring it. I will keep an eye on the anon in the meantime. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 12:23, March 15, 2013 (UTC)

http://uncyclopedia.wikia.com/wiki/UnNews:Never_Say_Quit!?s=wldiff&diff=0&oldid=5370234

Because when people smoke they don't blow the cigarette. (It was the most literal use of that category ever.)                               Puppy's talk page11:04 16 Mar 2013

Ok, I get it now. I'll restore the category to that article for now, unless the category gets VFD'd. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 23:07, March 16, 2013 (UTC)

Hand-in-hand

You elected to tag this and I'll defer to you and mark it Patrolled; but it seems to be Anon's humorless description of a team anthem of a sports team outside the English-speaking world. I detect little notability and no humor, and would have huffed it outright. Spıke ¬ 21:15 17-Mar-13

I considered it borderline, so erred on the side of caution and kept it as under construction. I was hoping more substance will be added to this article, and a lot more humor. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 01:14, March 18, 2013 (UTC)

Very well. In other news, I slapped a 1-day ban on the belligerent Anon who was edit-warring with both of us at Thorpe Park. This is a whack-with-a-feather compared to your first ban of the session (perhaps I am still thinking about rebukes from MrN and Frosty about driving away our next Shakespeare) and you can increase the term if you see fit. Also, voting has begun, on the same Forum where you contributed yesterday, on rewording the Content Warning. I'm about done for the evening. Spıke ¬ 01:54 18-Mar-13

Ok, I think I already voted at the Content Warning forum. I'll be on for several more hours. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 02:19, March 18, 2013 (UTC)

Los Angeles, California

I'd let Citizenplain keep working; his Change Summary explains the large deletion, I looked at his changes and gave him support on his talk page. There is a lot of junk that has to be gotten out of this article, and you are going to find yourself retracing some of his steps. Spıke ¬ 18:28 18-Mar-13

I was about to undo my changes. A lot of the lists in the article are unnecessary. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 18:30, March 18, 2013 (UTC)

Thatguywiththeglasses

I've banned TheGayReaper for a week, second offense, for persistently trying to insert blurry amateur photos, probably of family members, into articles, whether or not they belong or are funny. Reviewing his contributions, they include unused photos of a local high school and apparent playground chums (I seem to recall we already deleted the article over notability); and The Angry Grandpa, abandoned for a month after a {{Fix}} tag by Romartus, and mostly not an original humor creation but a digest of a YouTube performance, which I have deleted on the maintenance tag. Thatguywiththeglasses does not have a maintenance tag, but looks like another effort more to describe a YouTube meme than to write original humor, though there is a tiny bit of it. What do you think? Spıke ¬ 22:01 18-Mar-13

I've watched a few of his videos, and an article about him is as valid as an article about Angry Video Game Nerd, or Leonard Maltin. There is also a page on him at Wikipedia, so he is notable enough for them. The quality of the article, however, suggests that it's VFD material.                               Puppy's talk page10:16 18 Mar 2013
I'm inclined to agree with Puppy. Go ahead and nom it on VFD. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 22:23, March 18, 2013 (UTC)

Right away; thank you for your opinions. Simsie, having put four articles over the top, either poopsmith VFD at the end of your evening, or leave it to me for tomorrow morning. Spıke ¬ 22:28 18-Mar-13

Deletion of K2 Effect Page

I don't understand why you deleted the new page K2 Effect. I know that Uncyclopedia is not Wikipedia's "trash bin." This article was never on Wikipedia in the first place. Just because it is official-sounding doesn't mean it's real. The K2 Effect is a JOKE. That's what makes it funny. Could you undelete it please? NetCast (talk) 01:46, March 20, 2013 (UTC)

I was about to restore the article when you recreated it. Usually recreating a deleted article is grounds for a ban, but since I was about to restore it, this will be an exception. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 02:14, March 20, 2013 (UTC)

K2 Effect

It could be that that's how this guy does humor. A subterranean ham radio station? Depth below ground plus radio waves throwing off one's biological clock? Horribly subtle, and the naming of undergraduate students made me suspicious, but perhaps able to be polished. Or perhaps he doesn't know this is a humor wiki; he does a lot of work burnishing his personal credentials and personal business on his user page. Spıke ¬ 01:58 20-Mar-13

Ok, I'll restore the article and add a WIP tag. It looked too short to survive on first examination. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 02:12, March 20, 2013 (UTC)

PS--I didn't read the previous section when I typed this one. NetCast, it is restored, but please accept the clear feedback that the first person to read it couldn't see the humor and the second (me) was in serious doubt. Needs more work. Spıke ¬ 02:15 20-Mar-13

Thanks. Understood. There's a whole subculture that can relate to this and I'm hoping that some of them can step it up and add to this article once they see it. NetCast (talk) 02:44, March 20, 2013 (UTC)

No sale; that's what the videogamers and punk-rockers tell us too. Please don't write to your own "subculture" but read these hints and add the necessary material to make it funny too for general users of the English language. Thanks. Spıke ¬ 02:49 20-Mar-13

Space otter

I briefly communicated with the author, VivianFaberfox, on this one. If what happened is that the {{Fix}} ran out, very well. She may have abandoned it in the belief that randomness is not a winning formula here, and she is right. Spıke ¬ 00:17 22-Mar-13

The fix tag was actually removed with the same message she posted to your talk page. Maybe I will restore the article with a fix tag again since it hadn't actually run out (it was tagged March 2nd or so). -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 00:19, March 22, 2013 (UTC)

Whatever you decide. (To quibble, she didn't post to my talk page but typed her comments right into the article.) She hasn't been back since the 4th. Spıke ¬ 00:26 22-Mar-13

I've restored the article for now. I doubt anybody will specifically search for it. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 00:27, March 22, 2013 (UTC)

Wow, amazing blog format!

Comments like this, especially as a new and pointless talk page (notably, in Category talk, Template talk, and even the redundant Forum talk), are neither the work of someone who actually thinks we are a blog nor an authentic attempt to communicate. They seem to be an attempt to plant content-free but realistic-looking pages in the wiki. The only point I can see is to let someone measure how long it takes us to remove them. So I would not have Assumed Good Faith, although bans don't matter as most of these guys easily switch IPs. Spıke ¬ 13:30 24-Mar-13

Woo

Didn't know you're an admin here! Congrats, and stuff! Cat the Colourful (Feed me!) Zzz Sleeping Cat 07:18, 26 March, 2013 (UTC)

Thanks, I've been an admin since February. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 17:59, March 26, 2013 (UTC)

You Have Been Abducted

Hi, Cat; I'm an Admin too, a development you once encouraged on the Chief's talk page (though you were apparently hiding beneath your desk when the actual voting was taking place). So, will you stick around and give us something to administer (or at least someone to ban)?

Simsie, on the above article, I patrolled it and thought Anon had it right. The last section, which seemed to segue from abduction to preparation for rape, was more sinister than the foregoing; also, this is not an "article in the style of the thing it's about." It would be if You Have Been Ransomed were typeset in the form of a ransom note; this article is merely an article written in the first person.

Also: Yesterday we had an epidemic of new users creating all-new and thoroughly bad pages. If this was a class assignment, it wasn't no film students at UCSC. Things have calmed back down today. Spıke ¬ 19:10 26-Mar-13

The only access to the internet I had yesterday was on my mom's computer, and I didn't have time enough to patrol this site since mainly I was helping my dad renew his driver's license online (didn't work since he was too old to renew online) - thanks for covering the site. I will go back and fix You Have Been Ransomed back to eliminate or rework the last section. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 19:29, March 26, 2013 (UTC)

Things were under control except that I had a heavier-than-usual hand on the Huff lever--and the only guy I talked to about it didn't even ask for a private copy. But thanks for giving the article a second look. Spıke ¬ 19:35 26-Mar-13

Fourth of Jews Lie

Would you take an independent look at this article that Anon deposited here today? I see no side-splitters, nothing but trite race-baiting and conspiracy concepts. He having no userspace, I'll huff it unless you see some potential. Spıke ¬ 19:40 26-Mar-13

I took a look at it and could find no humor, just racism so I huffed it for you. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 19:44, March 26, 2013 (UTC)

New content warning

I'll install the voted-on content warning at the top of the hour. Please confirm that it's working if you are near a screen. Spıke ¬ 00:56 27-Mar-13

The new text is in place, but the lightning flashes are still there. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 14:18, March 27, 2013 (UTC)

I got rid of them and (with luck) the light-on-dark text scheme. Does it look all right to you? Spıke ¬ 15:29 27-Mar-13

Storm is gone, but the text is orange. I was expecting black text, I guess, but it will do for now. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 15:32, March 27, 2013 (UTC)

The second chance

No problem at all on changing my permaban of Parodyparadox. But I feel he is only here to get someone to pay personal attention to him, likewise Flyingbird, who apart from his foray into editing the policy manual, has done nothing here in three months except flip one illustration back and forth, and above all Dannyboy1209, who has only made demands, claimed awards, and made edits that demanded instant revert. To paraphrase George Will on Jay Carney: There are certain things I will do for comedy and this website, but take him seriously is not one of them. It is as though the Fork were leafletting with our URL at elementary schools. Your moderating influence is welcome, 'cause I'm fed up at the moment. Spıke ¬ 22:09 28-Mar-13

New users do need a certain amount of attention, since they don't know how things are done around here. I am seriously considering suggesting the fork to Dannyboy1209, since he likes attention and there are more people there to pay attention to him and mentor him better than you or I could do. Better yet, he should go on IRC, where getting attention is the main focus. I interpreted Parodyparadox' creation of the forum as a request to the community for help, since he is new here, he doesn't know how few of us are left as regulars to give feedback at any given moment. Unfortunately, his contributions so far have been crap, but I am still hopeful that that may change. New users may be young and think that things are funny that really aren't (playground or potty humor), if we can help them grow up and develop a more refined sense of humor, they may become useful contributors. I've seen worse on the mirror site, so I think there may be potential since knowing one needs help is the first step in improving. Creating comedy means taking risks. Banning someone for asking for help is a bad move, in my opinion. But banning someone for vandalism is the correct move, thus I explained on the forum that the edit was vandalism. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 22:24, March 28, 2013 (UTC)

Unlikely that my ban message suggested that asking for help, as opposed to inputting a schoolyard anal sex song parody, was the reason for the ban, but in any case your message clarified it. Regarding sending guided missiles to the Fork, that still qualifies as "using Wikia resources to steer traffic away from Wikia," with a touch of malevolence to boot. Not that the same "disposition" hadn't occurred to me. The Fork may be doing exactly that to us; or it could be a deliberate effort from Darthipedia or wherever ED went. Or some nun may have found a way to tranquilize her cares during Detention Period.

I share your belief in the ability of people to learn, given a patient teacher; but at the moment do not share your willingness to teach a limitless stream of them. February here was a month of good new stuff and unprecedented collegiality. These last two weeks have been Romper Room. Spıke ¬ 23:54 28-Mar-13

Patrolling

You caught one half of a paired spam I thought I had deleted. There is one guy who posts identical (generally nonsense) text to identical articles in mainspace and userspace, always of the form NameSurname999. So I only quibble with your Change Summary advising this guy to log in before editing userspace; he has no intention to, and in fact can change his IP as fast as we ban it (but his twofers yesterday and today suggest he will not do so until we do ban it).

Puppy has called me and Romartus out, and it's now my turn to call you out: Puppy, I, Snippy, and maybe you work from the exclamation points in Special:RecentChanges; reverting clears them, but undoing doesn't. When you deal with a message via undo, by tagging it, or by talking to the user, explicitly marking his edits as "patrolled" will save others the need to visit them.

I was out at a baseball diamond today, but I should be on the site intermittently all day tomorrow. Spıke ¬ 01:27 31-Mar-13

Good that you'll be on tomorrow, since I may be away most of the day. I am trying to get better about marking edits patrolled, but sometimes I forget. Lately my shoulders and arms have been acting up so I haven't been on as much as I had hoped I would be when not working. I have seen IP's who post the same spam in userspace and in mainspace, but I hadn't seen the mainspace version in this case, and it didn't link to an external site, and seemed to have a potentially noncommercial theme (I hadn't seen the duplicates that you deleted of this yet) thus I left the change summary advising him to log in. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 01:38, March 31, 2013 (UTC)

Overnight

You wait long enough before going to bed and you will find that I am waking up! But 3 a.m.? Someone's Form 1040 is going to have errors!

I reverted the remainder of WOG's edits unread, on the strength of the ones you and I saw, and banned him for a year. (I know you hate permabans.) I had reached out to him, then you, and with specific comments, and he bulled forward. He was not here to work as a team but to "mark" a large number of pages.

Sweet dreams! Spıke ¬ 10:28 1-Apr-13

Don't worry, I am "on call" tomorrow, and my bets are on the phone not ringing, as it has not the last 2 weeks. Thanks for patrolling WOG's edits - I had switched my preferences to the "Wikia" skin since I got fewer errors that way while leaving the April Fools joke Frosty left for us in place, which made finding recent changes and patrolling edits MUCH slower. I was about to change it back after I saw Al's message to you but you beat me to it. Oddly enough, I'm still wide awake, but maybe that will change once I actually get myself into bed. Good morning then. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 10:37, April 1, 2013 (UTC)

Blanker

Your willingness to reach out to newbies exceeds mine and is often a useful counterpoint to my style. But the guy who blanked Singapore did it with glee, based on the change summary; there is no ambiguity and he lacks for more than just information or a gentle touch. FYI only, I would have broken his skull with the ban-stick. But carry on. Spıke ¬ 23:33 2-Apr-13

I was seriously tempted to ban him for a week, my decision to ban him for only one day was because only one page was blanked. If he does it again, I'll give him the week, and if he does it again after that, then a month. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 01:45, April 3, 2013 (UTC)

User:Uca government/UCA

I moved this article out of mainspace but have told its editors (Anton199 is the other) that it strikes me as vanity--an article by and about a small chat room--that is never going to interest the general reader, and that I might delete it at any time on that basis. It is soaking up their editing activity and is comparable to the mega-table about a televised competition that several editors used Uncyclopedia to maintain, leading us to clarify the rules on permitted use of userspaces. Spıke ¬ 22:33 3-Apr-13

 !!~If~!! this was ~your~ comment to ~me~!!!~, VivianFaberfox (talk)otherwise disregard!!, it's meant for OP.VivianFaberfox (talk)

So now. . . ? I'm assuming you think I should, and I ~do~ quote, "please don't edit others' comments)"?

NOW04:54, April 4, 2013 (UTC). / /. /. / / / . . . . . I was under the impression that "MY" "Talk Page" was "!!!!~MY~!!!!!" "!!!!~~Talk~~!!!!! Page"????

You're saying I can't even edited the mass-produced basic, "Talk Page "Greeting" message" without being in the wrong? Are you freaking retarded? Do you seriously, actually HAVE a mental disability that is literally be definition "making you more difficult to handle" on an internet CO~ME~DY site??????

I am more than entitled to free speech, especially on "MY" board page even more especially if I'm one of the ONLY people who SHOULD!!! be seeing it.

. . .

Uncyclopedia seems to be filled with a bunch of jerks and creeps who wouldn't know "funny" if it beat them to death and desecrated their lifeless bodies.

Seriously, it's like you are all a bunch of ego-manical, attention starving babies who can't accept someone who is legitimately trying to offer quality humor material, whether for their own personal amusement or that of others.

This site is bunk and so far all the people I've heard from on it are giants crap jerks.

Thanks for nothing.

This wiki is NOT a democracy, there are RULES that apply to ALL the pages of the wiki. Free speech here is limited, and calling people retarded and jerks qualifies as dickery. If you think this wiki is unfunny bunk, you are free to not contribute and leave, but not to call others names or cyberbully others - cyberbullying is a rule that applies to ALL pages of the wiki. Your contributions so far have not exactly been quality, unfortunately. We are looking for more than randomness or nonsense - you may find your brand of humor is better suited to Illogicopedia, where randomness and nonsense are very much accepted, but calling others names, again, is not. I am blocking you for a week for dickery. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 05:10, April 4, 2013 (UTC)
Dittoes. Neither a democracy nor a Right to Free Speech is a guarantee of successful speech nor a right to speak in any forum and in any manner you desire. Vivian, if you are reading, the personal attacks "overnight," mostly in capital letters, were not from me. Uncyclopedia is home to a lot of people with different degrees of both humor and civility, and the tools rendered it easy for that Anon to follow you from the Sandbox back to your talk page. What I provided, by comparison, was editing advice, which I stand by, and which ought to remain on your talk page so that other editors don't insult you by repeating the advice and so that everyone knows that we reached out to you. Transferring to me--then to Uncyclopedia at large--your justifiable anger at your tormentor was incivility on your own part, and I hope you return after your ban expires, more able to deal with our diverse crowd. However, Simsie's recommendation that your humor fits better on Illogicopedia is also a good solution. Spıke ¬ 11:38 4-Apr-13

Pee Reviews

Please contribute to Pee Reviews aswell. Thanks ScottPat (talk) 18:53, April 4, 2013 (UTC)

Patrolling Recent Changes takes up most of my time on this site, but I will make more of an effort to do Pee Reviews. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 18:56, April 4, 2013 (UTC)

Thanks. Don't forget VFH too. ScottPat (talk) 19:01, April 4, 2013 (UTC)

Also, please read the Pee Review Guidelines when reviewing articles. Articles are given scores in several different areas when doing a full Pee Review, rather than just one line of feedback. Feedback on articles in general can also be given on the talk page of the article, Pee Review uses a specific format. I will review one of your articles to show you. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 19:04, April 4, 2013 (UTC)

Oh, I do review with a table its just the early ones when I hadn't read the guidelines that I didn't. By the way I added a sentence to the Wikipedia article at the end of the intro. Hope you don't mind. If you don't think its appropriate please delete it. ScottPat (talk) 19:06, April 4, 2013 (UTC)

PS - Thanks for reviewing the article. ScottPat (talk) 19:10, April 4, 2013 (UTC) I reviewed your article Lord Sutch. Back to patrolling Recent Changes, and I will check out VFH to see what got added there recently. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 19:19, April 4, 2013 (UTC)

Thanks for the review, I appreciate it. I know you don't know much about UK politics but I just wanted to mention that Screaming Lord Sutch and the OMRLP are real (look them up on wiki). The image is not original, that is an actual picture of a OMRLP member (seriously). I know it sounds like a joke but those party manifestos are actually true. The actual joke in the article that was intended is that Lord Sutch is a serious politician (instead of the silly, satirical one he really is )and I made up the story about him becoming primeminister. Perhaps you would enjoy reviewing (or just reading) my Capitalism: In Grammar. ScottPat (talk) 19:31, April 4, 2013 (UTC)

I have contributed many more articles as well and you can read them if you go to my user page. ScottPat (talk) 19:34, April 4, 2013 (UTC)

Sorry to keep sending you messages but I just noticed you voted towards my article in the VFH section. I just wanted to say that I appreciate it a lot. Also I'm quite new here so I don't know to many people. Spread the word to say that there are Pee Reviews that need reviewing snd VFH articless to vote for. ScottPat (talk) 19:36, April 4, 2013 (UTC)

Template/Furby Spammer

The guy you are trying to work with looks like the same one who went from article to article slapping {{NSFW}} onto everything. He has ignored your and my instructions on Furby. His M.O. has changed because we deleted {{NSFW}}. A tiny percentage of his edits are legitimate clean-ups, but he will not follow your invitation to register, because he relies on his ability to change IPs--He has used three separate ones this week. I have banned him. I don't mind if you have a better solution but I think you are wasting your time with him. Spıke ¬ 23:47 4-Apr-13

I have protected the page (now a redirect) so that he has to get an account and keep it for awhile to edit the Furby page. This should be an incentive, plus should keep this page from being recreated with low quality hopefully. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 00:17, April 5, 2013 (UTC)

HowTo:Decorate your cunt for Easter

I claim (at User talk:Mordillo) that this article might not have been contributed in good faith and ought not be referenced on the main page; weigh in if you like. Spıke ¬ 14:50 5-Apr-13

I think it was contributed in good faith - the same article also exists on the fork. I will go to the talk page and check it out. ---- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 20:53, April 5, 2013 (UTC)

Admin ship

Are you actually an admin, or are you impersonating one with the user box? If you are an admin, them could you nominate me for the next admin vote whenever that is and link me to the nominations page? Thank you, peace be with you, Dannyboy1209 (talk) 22:49, April 5, 2013 (UTC).

Yes, Sims is an admin, and the page you are after is VFS, and the vote starts afresh every month (technically). Anyone can nominate you for adminnity, but it comes down to the question of wether we need more admins first.                               Puppy's talk page10:53 05 Apr 2013
That is NOT the correct page, that is for nominating sandwiches. Where is the real nomination page? Dannyboy1209 (talk) 22:58, April 5, 2013 (UTC)
Actually, that IS the correct page. Check the page history. We use it to vote for sandwiches when we don't need more admins. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 23:22, April 5, 2013 (UTC)
When will more admins be required? Dannyboy1209 (talk) 11:14, April 6, 2013 (UTC)
When the admins and the community decide more admins are required to do things like fight vandals and patrol recent changes, update features, and so on. Check the page around the first to fifth of every month. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 17:04, April 6, 2013 (UTC)
Whenever possible, may you nominate me for admin? Dannyboy1209 (talk) 18:24, April 6, 2013 (UTC)
If we need more admins, I'll consider it when and if:
  • You contribute an article that becomes featured (this can include an UnNews)
  • You are successfully voted by others in the community for UOTM or WOTM
  • You revert vandals constructively by patrolling Recent Changes (if you do just this, then we will give you rollbacks after awhile)
  • You communicate politely with other users and with admins rather than making demands
  • You become familiar with the workings of this site and what is going on, on a regular basis
  • You STOP asking for awards that you HAVEN'T EARNED. This includes inactive awards. Giving awards to someone who hasn't earned them cheapens the award. You will understand this better once you've been here awhile, contributing regularly in a constructive manner.

-- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 18:35, April 6, 2013 (UTC)

May I be nominated for UOTM or WOTM please? Dannyboy1209 (talk) 21:49, April 6, 2013 (UTC)
Reading through that list, Simsie has asked that you stop asking for awards you haven't earned. WOTM and UOTM are awards given by the community when they have recognised the quality of your input. Asking for someone to nominate you means that you are unlikely to be voted in on either of these awards. If you want these awards then you need to firstly write better articles. The only way to write better is first of all to write.                               Puppy's talk page12:29 07 Apr 2013
Exactly. I got UOTM in 2010 by patrolling recent changes and reverting vandals diligently on a regular basis, and interacting politely with other users. I had also been on the site two years when I got UOTM. Others who have earned UOTM have done the same, or have written featured articles, or at least several good articles, and made meaningful contributions to the site. I have also written several articles (whether they are "good" is up for debate, but they are at least passable and haven't been VFD yet). SPIKE, Aleister, Funnybony, Leverage, and PuppyOnTheRadio have all had features (see the Hall of Shame for a list of users with features), and would make excellent candidates for UOTM. Several others have contributed UnNews on a regular basis recently, and deserve consideration as well. To get WOTM (Writer of the Month), one must first WRITE. Today's feature (maybe yesterdays by now), Modus ponens, was contributed by a new user, so it is possible you could write a feature, but we will not know the quality of your writing until we see it. So I would advise working on new articles in your userspace, then asking people to review them. Most people do not write features on their first try, and some never get featured (like me for instance). Usually, the quality of writing by most beginners is low, but improves as they refine their writing skill and (very importantly) accept feedback from other users. To get WOTM, if you are both a prolific and quality writer, you have a good chance. But you have not shown yourself to be either one yet. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 05:13, April 7, 2013 (UTC)

Halled in shame

Hi. Thanks for listing the HoS entry (I changed it because an old user, Lulu, did the original article which I added to). Funny joke on RAHB and Frosty!!! On the hall, I saw you started two pages for users with one feature, and thus entered them into the hall of shame. Shame!! People need three features to enter the UnHallowed hall. I knew a Lulu once. Thanks again! Al 20:22 8-4-'13

Ok, I didn't know that three features is the minimum. I'll keep that in mind when adding to the HoS in the future. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 20:27, April 8, 2013 (UTC)

One good prank

...does not deserve another. Please undo your vandalism of the two rogue Admins' user pages, and for extra credit, delete outright the Forum you opened suggesting retaliation. Whatever our history of Admins with cute, competing pranks, I have been touting maturity and stability as one benefit of this website, and noted at one point that we had gone a month without a joke ban.

Separately, I thought 3 Featured Articles was the threshold to enter the Hall of Shame. I'm all for rewarding good work from new users, but the FA does that. The Hall of Shame further rewards those who stick around as it would reward Rainbow Unicorn whatever if she returned.

Still separately, Dannyboy has emitted a themeless spew of randomness on the topic of Melons; and so help me, if he uses this as justification to return to his pattern of demanding awards, giving himself awards, and begging for Adminship, I will ban him for 6 months. His authorship of humor, net of the potential humor he subtracts from you and others, is the most negative on the website. Spıke ¬ 20:33 8-Apr-13

Watching the joke bans happen was part of the fun I got from this website in the past. Besides, joke bans encourage others who see them to return after having being banned, seeing that being banned isn't necessarily the end of the world, but rather something to learn from. Those who don't learn, will of course, be banned longer and longer until they give up, get infinibanned, or learn. Maturity shouldn't mean "no fun", but I do think part of maturity is relying on something other than toilet and sexual humor, as the fork does in abundance. As to stability, our web host helps ensure that we aren't as perilously dependent on donations from our userbase. Perhaps you didn't get the joke that I put on Frosty and RAHB's userpages.... coming from them (since they are apparently invested in the fork), the idea that they think that Wikia is the best is funny. Besides, they can and will revert their userpages back, I want to see how long it takes them to notice the prank, it wouldn't be a good prank if nobody saw it. If you really think it is not funny, simply revert it with the summary "not funny". It wouldn't be funny if they were never coming back, but I think they will still drop in from time to time to check on this site, and next time they do, the user page prank will be reverted. If it doesn't get reverted within a week, I will revert it. As to Dannyboy, I am not convinced that he doesn't have sincere intentions. He does seem to have less skill with humor than others, but if he can learn to accept feedback, he can earn a place on this site. If he doesn't accept feedback, he will eventually find himself ignored by the community, then banned if he continues to cause trouble. It is true he is less mature than most others on this site but there should be a place to learn here what it means to be mature. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 21:10, April 8, 2013 (UTC)
That's a very mature answer Sims. Aleister 21:07 8-4-'13

I understand the joke in attributing to them a statement they would never actually make. But the fun of watching the violation of decorum, from the safety of a back bench, is not the same as violating decorum we are supposed to maintain--by breaking a rule we routinely insist that everyone else follow. And waiting to see how long it takes them to notice is very close to trolling. Moreover, we might expect this escalation to be followed by yet another; not because the Forkers bother us overly, but because the Forkers are a diverse bunch that includes a handful of trolls who would be happy to bother us overly, once a provocation means "I didn't start it."

And no, I am not going to express these opinions by conducting a revert war with you.

On Dannyboy, I am not talking about his lack of humor skill but his attitude. We made HELPME a poopsmith and you an Admin despite less-than-manic comedy output. But this is not the first wave of demanding instant recognition and constant handholding, and you are not his first target. Romartus was his adoptor, and Romartus has nearly vanished. If it weren't for your new outreach, Dannyboy would have already "found himself ignored." Spıke ¬ 21:50 8-Apr-13

The key to a friendly prank is, you have to be on good terms with the person first. But, I took your words to heart about the trolling bit. So I decided to alert RAHB to my little prank on IRC. Here is his response:
20:57 <RAHB> Simsilikesims: LOL
20:58 <RAHB> I think I'll leave it like that :D
20:59 <RAHB> Simsilikesims: Tell SPIKE I love it and would prefer it stay

-- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 04:05, April 9, 2013 (UTC)

And Frosty has reverted his. Still, you ought to delete your Forum calling for a prank war, given that you've already struck it out. Cheers! Spıke ¬ 15:28 9-Apr-13

That would be like deleting comments, since I wasn't the only contributor to the Forum. Also, none of the deletion reasons explains why I would be deleting this forum (there was no drama, for instance, and there is no "the cabal wishes it" deletion reason). It will drop off the list in time as new forums are created and this one goes unedited. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 20:57, April 9, 2013 (UTC)

As you wish. But enough with the non-rationales! If I added "Page incites Uncyclopedians to misbehavior" to the drop-down menu, would you then be able to delete the page??? Spıke ¬ 12:48 10-Apr-13

UnSignpost

Sir ScottPat Icons-flag-gb Scotland Flag 1 UnS CUN VFH (talk) 15:35, April 9, 2013 (UTC)

Not trying to be a dick, just asking.

I'm new to this. I like it a lot. I read a lot, then wrote some stuff and edited some stuff.

But then my contribution got deleted instantly. Was it because I deleted someone else's edit? Or would it still have been deleted if I just added on?

Basically, do I have to get cool with Admin to get my contributions to stay up?

Also, I did read the Beginners guide and the Guide to being funny and not just stupid, and although I'm far from a comic genius, I have been a career copywriter for fifteen years. So I'm not trying to be a dick, I'm just bummed out and curious.


Jelano (talk) 03:51, April 10, 2013 (UTC) Jelano, 4.07.2013

Unadorned simple dick jokes and anus jokes get old really quickly. Also, what was there before seemed more like it would be in the style of the person who the article was about. It not only has to be funny, it also has to fit with the rest of the article. We are looking for more sophisticated humor on this site, something clever rather than just coarse. Besides, images here that don't meet Wikia's standards of what is obscene or not are deleted by admins or Wikia staff, so you would be hard pressed to find an image to go with an article centering around a dick joke. In this case, a dick joke was not the punchline of the article, but you were trying to force the joke. If you can slip in a joke without affecting the rest of the article or making it seem out of place, more the better. But mainly it was deleting what was there before, and replacing it with something too obvious. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 03:57, April 10, 2013 (UTC)


Makes sense. Forgot about the entry having to fit and in the style of the person. Also get it now re replacing existing material with out of context stuff. All fair! Glad its not just subjective and snooty. Jelano (talk) 04:03, April 10, 2013 (UTC) Jelano, 4.07.2013

UN:AA

I am having some fun with you/us at UN:AA. Post-edit me if you like, for example, if you don't want your usual time zone disclosed here. Spıke ¬ 14:37 10-Apr-13

PS--As a Foodie but not a politics junkie like me, I meant to ask you, before all this Admin business began, for comments or new directions for American cuisine. Spıke ¬ 14:46 10-Apr-13

I think the article American cuisine is good as it stands, but the only thing not mentioned is the organic food craze, complaints about hormones and antibiotics in meat and dairy, and this business about GMOs (genetically modified foods, particularly fruits and vegetables). This would probably refer more to groceries than pre-prepared foods, though. I understand even eggs are treated differently before they go to market between Europe and the US. (We wash our eggs, they don't.)-- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 18:40, April 10, 2013 (UTC)

I added all I know about GMO, which isn't much. Thanks for the additional directions. Spıke ¬ 00:32 14-Apr-13

My introduction to GMO's was watching the documentary Food Inc. while waiting to donate plasma. According to the film, Monsanto genetically engineers corn to be resistant to their weed killer, and then they prevent farmers from keeping the seeds to breed in the future, eventually putting the traditional business of keeping good seed out of business, as the pollen from these patented crops spreads unintentionally, causing crops that were never intended to be GMOs to become GMOs. Also, since I regularly shop at Whole Foods because they carry a fairly wide selection of gluten-free foods, I find literature there about the non-GMO movement as well. The idea that corn seed could be genetically engineered to be crossbred with soybean seed is scary because some people have soy allergies (my sister has soy allergies but I do not). Of course, if we are looking at feeding cows, the cows don't care if they eat corn or soybeans as long as they eat something edible and nutritious to the cow. Heck, the cows don't even know what's nutritious, but their bodies would show it if it wasn't. Now back to watching my TV show, which at the moment is "Bet On Your Baby". -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 03:01, April 14, 2013 (UTC)

4ever boyz

Hi

You made a few amendments to my page, cool. I was looking to put up a page for a Spoof band. I was looking to use it to get a laugh going for a play I have written about this band. They don't exist and never have. The plays a comedy. Maybe I am barking up the wrong tree. If so you can just deleted the page.

thanks

4ever

--4everboyz (talk) 22:43, April 11, 2013 (UTC)

Your user talk page (the one I edited) is for comments directed towards you and your replies. In general, don't delete comments on forums or talk pages, and it makes life simpler if you reply on the same page as the conversation. The problem with creating a spoof band page is that it is indistinguishable from a small, unknown band exaggerating its renown. (Almost anyone can pick up instruments and form a band, to the point that even Wikipedia had to set minimum standards of notability for bands.) Spoofs are ok here, but they have to be funny. In other words, you need the article about the band to be funny, since the reader won't know an unknown band from a nonexistent band or vice-versa. So you need more jokes other than that the band doesn't exist. Since the article is in your userspace, it doesn't need to be deleted. You can work on it some more, or if you really don't plan to work on it anymore, and want it deleted, you can list it on QVFD as author request. You might consider profiling the band members, and at the end of the article, make it clearer to the reader in the article that the band and its members don't really exist. Writing a good humor article on a band is not an easy thing to do: I cannot think of any featured articles that we have had in the 5 years I've been here that actually were about a band. Read some of our articles on existing bands for ideas - profile the nonexistent members of the band, making the likelihood that they exist slim, then none. ---- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 23:05, April 11, 2013 (UTC)

VFH Capitalism: in grammar

Thank you for your comment. If I removed the GW Bush (Jr. by the way I don't know much about Sr.) then would you consider voting for it? Sir ScottPat Icons-flag-gb Scotland Flag 1 UnS CUN VFH (talk) 06:57, April 12, 2013 (UTC)

Whoops! You've already voted for it sorry. Sir ScottPat Icons-flag-gb Scotland Flag 1 UnS CUN VFH (talk) 11:42, April 12, 2013 (UTC)

Gaming edits

Yesterday a Kennyloh179 made a total of 30 edits to Final Fantasy IX and Final Fantasy XII. I have played neither game and cannot tell whether these extensive changes are improvements or irrelevancies. Whereas I imagine you have both at home for when you tire of Spider Solitaire. Would you please patrol or revert them? The full facilities of VFD are at your disposal if you should need them. Spıke ¬ 23:39 12-Apr-13

I actually have played neither game, but I did play Final Fantasy I on the Nintendo years ago. I will look them over and check the Wikipedia article to help figure this one out. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 04:20, April 13, 2013 (UTC)
Checking the Wikipedia article on Characters of Final Fantasy XII, Vaan is actually the lead male character, and is "effeminate", though Balthier was lead character in some of the previous Final Fantasy versions, and is Vaan's mentor in this game. Not sure if changing the article to say that Vaan is a lead wannabe is part of the joke or just deliberately misstating the facts. The Wikipedia article states that Ashe plays the female leading part. The rest of the edits involve switching the character order around to reflect the "main character".
I have reverted the changes to Final Fantasy IX, and left a note on Kennyloh's talkpage about the reasons I reverted it. It doesn't look like he was maliciously changing anything, perhaps he didn't get the original jokes on the page. Now to go patrol the changes on Final Fantasy XII since I made a couple edits but didn't do a rollback there. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 05:35, April 13, 2013 (UTC)

I knew you could do it! and after only a minimum of claiming you couldn't. Spıke ¬ 00:32 14-Apr-13

Your username

Hi Simslikesims, what about changing your username to Seemslikesims? It is clearer and btw, what is "sims"? 117.20.169.47 14:11, April 16, 2013 (UTC) My nickname is short for "The Sims" I like "The Sims". The Sims is a computer game based on simulated computer people. There is the original "The Sims" game, with its expansion packs, then there was The Sims 2, with its expansion packs and stuff packs, and now there's The Sims 3, with its expansion packs and stuff packs, plus more stuff you can buy online at their online store. Really, I should figure out a way to break up the uncyclopedia article into three parts, since it is getting long, and will get longer as soon as the next expansion pack comes out, or the next game in the series, The Sims 4, comes out. I also like tycoon games and simulation games, too. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 20:54, April 16, 2013 (UTC)

One-week ban of 75.72.61.89 in error?

I think you might be mistaken on this. Your change summary was: Wanker: First attributes comments on a talk page erroneously to himself then deletes those comments - we can see the page history to set the record straight! What I see from the history is that Jerryshadow admitted he didn't know what he was doing here, ranted about the travails of being a burger-flipper at McDonalds by way of presenting another side to the rants about being a customer; then, perhaps posting logged-off as 75.72.61.89, thought better of doing so; then later, logged on and undid his anonymous edits. Banning the Anon will also ban Jerryshadow from that IP. Simply, there is ambiguity here on whether he is the Anon, and on whether he was trying to cover up his past, versus was just a newbie unable to decide whether his post was appropriate or not. I'll reduce his ban to 1 day, during which time you can reassert it if you believe you are right, or cancel it entirely. Spıke ¬ 03:10 17-Apr-13

"Because a welcome message left by a real user is better than an automated one"

It looks as though you figured this out more quickly than I did. Comment at Forum:Wikia's robo-welcome if you like. Spıke ¬ 21:47 18-Apr-13

I had just finished reading your forum, then figured out which user was the recipient of the robo-welcome and left them a more substantive welcome message. Comment left on the Village Dump. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 21:51, April 18, 2013 (UTC)

Dannyboy1209

Re-mainspaced Melon after you userspaced it, and notably without doing anything to improve it. I banned him for a week for that. If you want to spend more time tutoring him, I don't mind in the least if you countermand the ban. Spıke ¬ 23:24 19-Apr-13

User:ScottPat/Ukraine

Sims, Anton199 has my permission to edit this page. I'm sorry you were unaware. Please do not revert his edits to this page thanks. I have reverted your reversion (If you know what I mean!). Sir ScottPat Icons-flag-gb Scotland Flag 1 UnS CUN VFH (talk) 19:49, April 22, 2013 (UTC)

If he has your permission to edit the page, that is fine, but I thought he didn't given your comments on his talk page. Collaborations in userspace are great. I only rolled it back because I thought he didn't have your permission. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 19:52, April 22, 2013 (UTC)

That's ok thanks for your help. My message to him on his user page was simply warning him that his edit was out of touch with the humour of the article but we had already agreed on collaboration and he will be funny once he reads my message and fully understands the humour of the page. Thanks. Sir ScottPat Icons-flag-gb Scotland Flag 1 UnS CUN VFH (talk) 19:55, April 22, 2013 (UTC)

Republic of East Korea

Author Nicole Sandoval moved this into mainspace yesterday. (It was in her user page and this also moved her talk page into mainspace.) I cited my previous comments to her and moved it back to her userspace. This was a messy operation, as it moved the talk page I had opened in a different tab. She tried to undo my move and that is how it went into the userspace of a nonexistent user. (Again blame this dumb new interface where we don't just type the desired name but also have to pick a space.) At any rate, the page is not ready for mainspace. Spıke ¬ 21:59 22-Apr-13

That explains a few things. I'll move it back to her userspace and remove the WIP tag. -- Simsilikesims(♀UN) Talk here. 22:00, April 22, 2013 (UTC)

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