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TLB
The Balloon welcomes you!
Hello, Truthiness899, and welcome to Uncyclopedia! Thanks for your contributions. I hope you like the place and decide to stay. If not, the door's right over there... no, a little more to your left...Not that far, goddammit! ...Yeah. Anyway, here are a few good links for nooblets:
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Leave messages on people's user pages. Please use the talk page for that purpose. Thanks. -- Sir Mhaille Icons-flag-gb (talk to me) Yeah well to bad I can't post on your user page

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I didn't delete it because it was short. It was actually longer than most of the stubs we get around here. I deleted it because all it was was a bunch of gay jokes about a town, with poor formatting, and stuff nobody cared about. Also, we don't just label new articles with a stub tag, we usually end up labeling them ICU unless they happen to be particularly good in their sub state. If you'd like your article restored for further work, I can put it in your userspace, but I'm afraid I can't put it back in the mainspace. Leave me a message on my talk page if you'd like it back. -RAHB 20:33, 7 August 2008 (UTC)

Well, yes you can post on my talk page, as far as I can see. Just click the discussion tab on my page. Anyways, it's not the gay-bashing in and of itself that bothers me. It's not that gay jokes are particularly offensive. I'd hazard a guess that almost nothing is too offensive here. The problem is that articles about how stupid your hometown is are old and done. And nothing but gay jokes in one article is just not funny. It needs to be more original than that. People post here every day with things about how shitty their hometown is, and you know what? I can't tell any of them apart. Because they all sound exactly the same. And that's just not something that is good. Anyways, I have restored the article to your userspace at User:Truthiness899/Canton GA, that way you can work on it there and it is safe from deletion. Have somebody look at it when you want it moved back to the main space, and we'll see if it'll fit in well. Just ask if you have any more questions. -RAHB 04:53, 8 August 2008 (UTC)
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