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== Template:Mentitle ==
 
== Template:Mentitle ==
   
:''The title given to this article is incorrect due to [[wp:xenophobia|mental]] [[wp::meta:How to deal with Poles|limitations]]. The correct title is '''(just Another Bad Jokes and Other Deleted Nonsense page)'''.''
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:''The title given to this article is incorrect due to [[wp:xenophobia|mental|]] [[wp::meta:How to deal with Poles|limitations|]]. The correct title is '''(just Another Bad Jokes and Other Deleted Nonsense page)'''.''
   
 
== Inanimate ==
 
== Inanimate ==
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Inanimate Objects:
 
Inanimate Objects:
[[wp:Rock (geology)|Rock]]
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[[wp:Rock (geology)|Rock|]]
   
 
[[wp:Table|Table]]
 
[[wp:Table|Table]]
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== Pedro Astacio ==
 
== Pedro Astacio ==
Pedro Astacio is a starting pitcher for the [[wp:Texas Rangers (baseball)|Texas Rangers]]. He sucks ass.
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Pedro Astacio is a starting pitcher for the [[wp:Texas Rangers (baseball)|Texas Rangers|]]. He sucks ass.
   
 
== Best vandalism ever ==
 
== Best vandalism ever ==
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==From [[wp:Ectopia|Ectopia]]==
 
==From [[wp:Ectopia|Ectopia]]==
   
'''Ectopia''' is a displacement or malposition of an [[wp:Organ (anatomy)|organ]] of the body. Most ectopia are [[wp:Congenital disorder|congenital]] but some may happen later in life.
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'''Ectopia''' is a displacement or malposition of an [[wp:Organ (anatomy)|organ|]] of the body. Most ectopia are [[wp:Congenital disorder|congenital|]] but some may happen later in life.
   
 
-Types of ectopia-
 
-Types of ectopia-
 
*[[wp:Ectopia lentis|Ectopia lentis]] - displacement of the crystalline lens of the eye
 
*[[wp:Ectopia lentis|Ectopia lentis]] - displacement of the crystalline lens of the eye
*[[wp:Ectopia cordis|Ectopia cordis]] - displacement of the heart outside the body during [[wp:fetus|foetal]] development
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*[[wp:Ectopia cordis|Ectopia cordis]] - displacement of the heart outside the body during [[wp:fetus|foetal|]] development
 
*[[wp:Crossed renal ectopia|Crossed renal ectopia]] - both kidneys on the same side of the body
 
*[[wp:Crossed renal ectopia|Crossed renal ectopia]] - both kidneys on the same side of the body
   
<div class="boilerplate metadata" id="stub"><table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="background-color: transparent;"><tr><td>[[image:Star_of_life2.png|32px|Star of life]]</td><td>''This [[wp:medicine|medical]] article is a [[wp:Wikipedia:Perfect stub article|stub]]. You can [[wp:Wikipedia:Find or fix a stub|help]] Wikipedia by [{{SERVER}}{{localurl:{{NAMESPACE}}:{{PAGENAME}}|action=edit}} expanding it].''</td></tr></table></div>
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<div class="boilerplate metadata" id="stub"><table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="background-color: transparent;"><tr><td>[[image:Star_of_life2.png|32px|Star of life|]]</td><td>''This [[wp:medicine|medical|]] article is a [[wp:Wikipedia:Perfect stub article|stub|]]. You can [[wp:Wikipedia:Find or fix a stub|help|]] Wikipedia by [{{SERVER}}{{localurl:{{NAMESPACE}}:{{PAGENAME}}|action=edit}} expanding it].''</td></tr></table></div>
 
'''Yo...Vinny is in the house. Good luck finding something helpful about ectopias on wikipedia. there isn't shit.'''
 
'''Yo...Vinny is in the house. Good luck finding something helpful about ectopias on wikipedia. there isn't shit.'''
   
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== [[wp:Manatoo|Manatoo]] ==
 
== [[wp:Manatoo|Manatoo]] ==
   
[[image:Manatoosmallpictur.jpg|frame|The North American Manatoo]]
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[[image:Manatoosmallpictur.jpg|frame|The North American Manatoo|]]
 
The Manatoo, a magical being that is the evolved form of the Manatee is found flying over the sky around most the world.
 
The Manatoo, a magical being that is the evolved form of the Manatee is found flying over the sky around most the world.
 
 
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== From [[wp:Doom|Doom]] ==
 
== From [[wp:Doom|Doom]] ==
   
''Doom'' prompted fears that the then-emerging [[wp:virtual reality|virtual reality]] technology could be used to simulate extremely realistic killing and in [[wp:1994|1994]] led to the successful banning of video games in the United States by [[wp:Washington|Washington]] [[wp:State Senator|state senator]] [[wp:Phil Talmadge|Phil Talmadge]]. Thousands of people were arrested and executed for possession of video games. The game also caused hundreds of [[wp:school massacre|school shooting]]s in the [[wp:United States|United States]]. Students had used ''Doom'' to practice for the shootings. (see: [[wp:Harris levels|Harris levels]]).
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''Doom'' prompted fears that the then-emerging [[wp:virtual reality|virtual reality]] technology could be used to simulate extremely realistic killing and in [[wp:1994|1994]] led to the successful banning of video games in the United States by [[wp:Washington|Washington]] [[wp:State Senator|state senator|]] [[wp:Phil Talmadge|Phil Talmadge]]. Thousands of people were arrested and executed for possession of video games. The game also caused hundreds of [[wp:school massacre|school shooting|]]s in the [[wp:United States|United States]]. Students had used ''Doom'' to practice for the shootings. (see: [[wp:Harris levels|Harris levels]]).
   
 
'''Note that the last sentence is, while an exaggeration, is partially true.''
 
'''Note that the last sentence is, while an exaggeration, is partially true.''
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===Series based on Gundam models===
 
===Series based on Gundam models===
 
Although not directly related to Gundam, these series incorporate Gundam models as part of the stories:
 
Although not directly related to Gundam, these series incorporate Gundam models as part of the stories:
[[image:Gundam cat.jpg|thumb|right|320px|A '''MG Gundam Mobile Cat Live Model''' released by [[wp:Bandai|Bandai]].]]
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[[image:Gundam cat.jpg|thumb|right|320px|A '''MG Gundam Mobile Cat Live Model''' released by [[wp:Bandai|Bandai]].|]]
   
 
*[http://members.tripod.com/plamo/pm.html Plamo-kyo Shiro]
 
*[http://members.tripod.com/plamo/pm.html Plamo-kyo Shiro]
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[[wp:User:Uncle G|User:Uncle G]] voted:
 
[[wp:User:Uncle G|User:Uncle G]] voted:
   
*Ladies and gentlemen of the supposed VFD discussion, the nominator would certainly want you to believe that this is a humourous item from a single episode of ''[[wp:South Park|South Park]]'' that has no relevance outside of the television series. And xe makes a good case. Hell, I almost believe it myself!<br>But ladies and gentlemen of this supposed discussion, I have one thing I want you to consider: Ladies and gentlemen [[wp::Image:Chewbacca.jpg|this]] is Chewbacca. Chewbacca is a Wookiee from the planet [[wp:Kashyyyk|Kashyyyk]], but Chewbacca can be found [http://lsolum.typepad.com/copyfutures/2004/10/the_doj_uses_th.html mentioned in discussions about the U.S. Department of Justice], [http://moorewatch.com/index.php/weblog/comments/1357/P50/ about Michael Moore], [http://www.indcjournal.com/archives/000909.php about Dan Rather], [http://triptronix.net/ishbadiddle/archives/2005/06/14/15.00.55/ about Randy "Duke" Cunningham], and [http://wizbangblog.com/archives/003315.php about Michael Moore again]. Now, think about that. That does not make sense! Why would a Wookiee &mdash; an eight foot tall fictional ''[[wp:Star Wars|Star Wars]]'' character &mdash; turn up in commentaries on U.S. politics? That does not make sense!<br>Look at me, I'm a Wikipedia editor discussing the deletion of a Wikipedia article, and I'm talkin' about Michael Moore. Does that make sense? Ladies and gentlemen, none of this makes sense!<br>And so you have to remember, when you're trudging through [[wp:WP:VFD/Old|WP:VFD/Old]] supposing and fussing on the closing of the discussion... does it make sense? No! Ladies and gentlemen of this supposed discussion, it does not make sense.<br>If Chewbacca is used as a rhetorical tool in U.S. political commentary, you must '''keep'''! The defense rests.<br>[[wp:User:Uncle G|Uncle G]] 12:46, 2005 Jun 16 (UTC)
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*Ladies and gentlemen of the supposed VFD discussion, the nominator would certainly want you to believe that this is a humourous item from a single episode of ''[[wp:South Park|South Park]]'' that has no relevance outside of the television series. And xe makes a good case. Hell, I almost believe it myself!<br>But ladies and gentlemen of this supposed discussion, I have one thing I want you to consider: Ladies and gentlemen [[wp::Image:Chewbacca.jpg|this|]] is Chewbacca. Chewbacca is a Wookiee from the planet [[wp:Kashyyyk|Kashyyyk]], but Chewbacca can be found [http://lsolum.typepad.com/copyfutures/2004/10/the_doj_uses_th.html mentioned in discussions about the U.S. Department of Justice], [http://moorewatch.com/index.php/weblog/comments/1357/P50/ about Michael Moore], [http://www.indcjournal.com/archives/000909.php about Dan Rather], [http://triptronix.net/ishbadiddle/archives/2005/06/14/15.00.55/ about Randy "Duke" Cunningham], and [http://wizbangblog.com/archives/003315.php about Michael Moore again]. Now, think about that. That does not make sense! Why would a Wookiee &mdash; an eight foot tall fictional ''[[wp:Star Wars|Star Wars]]'' character &mdash; turn up in commentaries on U.S. politics? That does not make sense!<br>Look at me, I'm a Wikipedia editor discussing the deletion of a Wikipedia article, and I'm talkin' about Michael Moore. Does that make sense? Ladies and gentlemen, none of this makes sense!<br>And so you have to remember, when you're trudging through [[wp:WP:VFD/Old|WP:VFD/Old]] supposing and fussing on the closing of the discussion... does it make sense? No! Ladies and gentlemen of this supposed discussion, it does not make sense.<br>If Chewbacca is used as a rhetorical tool in U.S. political commentary, you must '''keep'''! The defense rests.<br>[[wp:User:Uncle G|Uncle G|]] 12:46, 2005 Jun 16 (UTC)
   
 
== From an old edit to [[wp:BTO vulnerability|BTO vulnerability]] ==
 
== From an old edit to [[wp:BTO vulnerability|BTO vulnerability]] ==
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'''Gender: ??? (Supposedly Male)'''
 
'''Gender: ??? (Supposedly Male)'''
   
:''Transgendered, maybe?'' [[wp:User:Rickyrab|<nowiki></nowiki>]] &mdash; [[wp:User:Rickyrab|Rickyrab]] | [[wp:User talk:Rickyrab|Talk]] 23:12, 21 Jun 2005 (UTC)
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:''Transgendered, maybe?'' [[wp:User:Rickyrab|<nowiki></nowiki>|]] &mdash; [[wp:User:Rickyrab|Rickyrab|]] | [[wp:User talk:Rickyrab|Talk|]] 23:12, 21 Jun 2005 (UTC)
   
:: ''Hardly. There's a huge difference between androgyny and transgenderism. :O'' --[[wp:User:Thorns among our leaves|Thorns Among Our Leaves]] 23:58, 17 July 2005 (UTC) (original poster to BJAODN)
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:: ''Hardly. There's a huge difference between androgyny and transgenderism. :O'' --[[wp:User:Thorns among our leaves|Thorns Among Our Leaves|]] 23:58, 17 July 2005 (UTC) (original poster to BJAODN)
   
== From [[wp:Wikipedia:Votes for deletion/James Dodd|VfD discussion]] on [[wp:James Dodd|James Dodd]] ==
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== From [[wp:Wikipedia:Votes for deletion/James Dodd|VfD discussion|]] on [[wp:James Dodd|James Dodd]] ==
*'''DO NOT Delete'''. I am a huge [[wp:Metallica|Metallica]] fan, and have heard of James Dodd. The importance of the consequences of their chance meeting makes it worthy of inclusion. He was mentioned by Lars in an interview with a drummer magazine, possibily [[wp:Drum!|Drum!]], and was widely circulated in fan forums a couple of years ago. [[wp:User:Jc57|Jc57]] 13:51, 17 Jun 2005 (UTC)
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*'''DO NOT Delete'''. I am a huge [[wp:Metallica|Metallica]] fan, and have heard of James Dodd. The importance of the consequences of their chance meeting makes it worthy of inclusion. He was mentioned by Lars in an interview with a drummer magazine, possibily [[wp:Drum!|Drum!]], and was widely circulated in fan forums a couple of years ago. [[wp:User:Jc57|Jc57|]] 13:51, 17 Jun 2005 (UTC)
**This is {{User|Jc57}}'s first edit on Wikipedia. -- [[wp:User:Francs2000|Francs2000]] | [http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=User_talk:Francs2000&action=edit&section=new Talk] [[wp:|wp:]] 13:55, 17 Jun 2005 (UTC)
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**This is {{User|Jc57}}'s first edit on Wikipedia. -- [[wp:User:Francs2000|Francs2000|]] | [http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=User_talk:Francs2000&action=edit&section=new Talk] [[wp:|wp:]] 13:55, 17 Jun 2005 (UTC)
*Please take note to the following WIkepedia guidelines: '''Please do not bite the newcomers''' Understand that newcomers are both needed by and of value to the community. By empowering newcomers, we improve the diversity of knowledge, opinions and ideals on Wikipedia, enhance its value and preserve its neutrality and integrity as a resource. [[wp:User:Jc57|Jc57]] 14:09, 17 Jun 2005 (UTC)
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*Please take note to the following WIkepedia guidelines: '''Please do not bite the newcomers''' Understand that newcomers are both needed by and of value to the community. By empowering newcomers, we improve the diversity of knowledge, opinions and ideals on Wikipedia, enhance its value and preserve its neutrality and integrity as a resource. [[wp:User:Jc57|Jc57|]] 14:09, 17 Jun 2005 (UTC)
**I'm not biting, just pointing out in a forum that gets more than its fair share of sockpuppetry that you have only just signed up for a user-name. -- [[wp:User:Francs2000|Francs2000]] | [http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=User_talk:Francs2000&action=edit&section=new Talk] [[wp:|wp:]] 14:10, 17 Jun 2005 (UTC)
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**I'm not biting, just pointing out in a forum that gets more than its fair share of sockpuppetry that you have only just signed up for a user-name. -- [[wp:User:Francs2000|Francs2000|]] | [http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=User_talk:Francs2000&action=edit&section=new Talk] [[wp:|wp:]] 14:10, 17 Jun 2005 (UTC)
***By slanderously suggesting I am a mere sockpuppet, you are merely trying to detract attention from some of the skeletons in your own Wikepedia closet, such as the utterly inappropriate page on [[wp:Glory hole|Glory hole]], and the completely unsubstantiated one on [[wp:Cassandra Latham|Cassandra Latham]], and thus the intrinsic lack of repsect other Wikepedians must have for you. Furthemore, this is no place for personal comments, if you have any more [[wp:defamatory|defamatory]] remarks about me, please use a private forum. [[wp:User:Jc57|Jc57]] 14:31, 17 Jun 2005 (UTC)
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***By slanderously suggesting I am a mere sockpuppet, you are merely trying to detract attention from some of the skeletons in your own Wikepedia closet, such as the utterly inappropriate page on [[wp:Glory hole|Glory hole]], and the completely unsubstantiated one on [[wp:Cassandra Latham|Cassandra Latham]], and thus the intrinsic lack of repsect other Wikepedians must have for you. Furthemore, this is no place for personal comments, if you have any more [[wp:defamatory|defamatory]] remarks about me, please use a private forum. [[wp:User:Jc57|Jc57|]] 14:31, 17 Jun 2005 (UTC)
   
 
==From [[wp:Ninja|Ninja]]:==
 
==From [[wp:Ninja|Ninja]]:==
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==="Why the sky is blue"===
 
==="Why the sky is blue"===
 
:''Main articles: [[wp:Rayleigh scattering|Rayleigh scattering]], [[wp:Diffuse sky radiation|Diffuse sky radiation]]''
 
:''Main articles: [[wp:Rayleigh scattering|Rayleigh scattering]], [[wp:Diffuse sky radiation|Diffuse sky radiation]]''
The sky is blue because [[wp:molecules|molecules]] in the [[wp:Earth's atmosphere|atmosphere]] preferentially [[wp:Scattering|scatter]] blue light.
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The sky is blue because [[wp:molecules|molecules]] in the [[wp:Earth's atmosphere|atmosphere|]] preferentially [[wp:Scattering|scatter|]] blue light.
 
==="Does anybody know the way to Atlantis?"===
 
==="Does anybody know the way to Atlantis?"===
 
:''Main article: [[wp:Atlantis|Atlantis]]''
 
:''Main article: [[wp:Atlantis|Atlantis]]''
There are many [[wp:Atlantis#Location_hypotheses|hypotheses about the location of Atlantis]]. [[wp:Plato|Plato]], who was the first to mention the island, placed it somewhere outside the [[wp:Pillars of Hercules|Pillars of Hercules]] (i.e. the [[wp:Straits of Gibraltar|Straits of Gibraltar]]). Other suggest the [[wp:Mediterranean Sea|Mediterranean Sea]] as a more suitable location.
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There are many [[wp:Atlantis#Location_hypotheses|hypotheses about the location of Atlantis|]]. [[wp:Plato|Plato]], who was the first to mention the island, placed it somewhere outside the [[wp:Pillars of Hercules|Pillars of Hercules]] (i.e. the [[wp:Straits of Gibraltar|Straits of Gibraltar]]). Other suggest the [[wp:Mediterranean Sea|Mediterranean Sea]] as a more suitable location.
   
 
== From [[wp:Talk:George W. Bush|Talk:George W. Bush]] ==
 
== From [[wp:Talk:George W. Bush|Talk:George W. Bush]] ==
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A celebrity's portrait need not always be a solemn one. A photo which caught up the precious moment of a man's true nature might be more worthy or informative than you think. I believe a new bio-photo might be more helpful than the current one in helping those knowledge seekers who come to this page to distinguish the personal characteristic of the featuring topic in the first eye, hence a vote is held, to change the bio-photo from the current one:
 
A celebrity's portrait need not always be a solemn one. A photo which caught up the precious moment of a man's true nature might be more worthy or informative than you think. I believe a new bio-photo might be more helpful than the current one in helping those knowledge seekers who come to this page to distinguish the personal characteristic of the featuring topic in the first eye, hence a vote is held, to change the bio-photo from the current one:
   
[[image:George_W_Bush.jpg|200px]]
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[[image:George_W_Bush.jpg|200px|]]
   
 
to the proposed one:
 
to the proposed one:
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Please cast your vote here so it can be decided if the proposed image is going to be applied. The poll will last a week.
 
Please cast your vote here so it can be decided if the proposed image is going to be applied. The poll will last a week.
   
*'''Yes'''. The proposer. -- [[wp:User:Curimi|Curimi]] 14:48, 18 Jun 2005 (UTC)
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*'''Yes'''. The proposer. -- [[wp:User:Curimi|Curimi|]] 14:48, 18 Jun 2005 (UTC)
   
   
What is this patent nonsense? [[wp:User:PPGMD|PPGMD]] 05:30, 18 Jun 2005 (UTC)
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What is this patent nonsense? [[wp:User:PPGMD|PPGMD|]] 05:30, 18 Jun 2005 (UTC)
   
   
Deleted...ongoing pranks constituting vandalism deleted. He was contributing zero to the article...he also archived this discussion page here [[wp:http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Talk:George_W._Bush&oldid=15379370|http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Talk:George_W._Bush&oldid=15379370]], just as we were getting busy on the Rfc...--[[wp:User:MONGO|MONGO]] 06:57, 18 Jun 2005 (UTC)
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Deleted...ongoing pranks constituting vandalism deleted. He was contributing zero to the article...he also archived this discussion page here [[wp:http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Talk:George_W._Bush&oldid=15379370|http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Talk:George_W._Bush&oldid=15379370]], just as we were getting busy on the Rfc...--[[wp:User:MONGO|MONGO|]] 06:57, 18 Jun 2005 (UTC)
   
   
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#Even if you did not look with favor on my proposal, you could not call it a vandalism. You should not call it a vandalism. Did I applied any change on the article yet? No. I came to the talk page seeking a consensus. And now you claimed I have vandalized this sacred discussion place. What? You trying to strip away my freedom of giving out opinions? As long as this discussion page exists even [[wp:George W. Bush|George W. Bush]] is not capable of doing that on me!
 
#Even if you did not look with favor on my proposal, you could not call it a vandalism. You should not call it a vandalism. Did I applied any change on the article yet? No. I came to the talk page seeking a consensus. And now you claimed I have vandalized this sacred discussion place. What? You trying to strip away my freedom of giving out opinions? As long as this discussion page exists even [[wp:George W. Bush|George W. Bush]] is not capable of doing that on me!
 
#Oh yessss, I was contributing zero to the article, which means I am new to this article, so when I came here and found this talk page has more than 100KB I just archived it. My fault. My apology for this. But you just claimed me guilty and sentenced my poll to death before calling me to a hearing. Is this the proper netiquette a Wikipedian should have?
 
#Oh yessss, I was contributing zero to the article, which means I am new to this article, so when I came here and found this talk page has more than 100KB I just archived it. My fault. My apology for this. But you just claimed me guilty and sentenced my poll to death before calling me to a hearing. Is this the proper netiquette a Wikipedian should have?
#Not to mention by excluding my rights of opining or editing just because I am new to this article you have desecrated the very doctrine of [[wp:Wikipedia|Wikipedia]], the free-content encyclopedia that '''[[wp:Wikipedia:Introduction|anyone can edit]]'''!
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#Not to mention by excluding my rights of opining or editing just because I am new to this article you have desecrated the very doctrine of [[wp:Wikipedia|Wikipedia]], the free-content encyclopedia that '''[[wp:Wikipedia:Introduction|anyone can edit|]]'''!
Hence the poll is revived. If you disagree, express your doubts in a civilized way. -- [[wp:User:Curimi|Curimi]] 14:48, 18 Jun 2005 (UTC)
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Hence the poll is revived. If you disagree, express your doubts in a civilized way. -- [[wp:User:Curimi|Curimi|]] 14:48, 18 Jun 2005 (UTC)
   
 
== Flamer's bible ==
 
== Flamer's bible ==
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'''This article is actively undergoing a [[wp:Wikipedia:Vandalism|major defacing]].'''<br />As a courtesy, please rollback this article when this message is displayed. The person who added this notice will be listed in its [{{SERVER}}{{localurl:{{NAMESPACE}}:{{PAGENAME}}|action=history}} edit history] should you wish to block him or her.
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'''This article is actively undergoing a [[wp:Wikipedia:Vandalism|major defacing|]].'''<br />As a courtesy, please rollback this article when this message is displayed. The person who added this notice will be listed in its [{{SERVER}}{{localurl:{{NAMESPACE}}:{{PAGENAME}}|action=history}} edit history] should you wish to block him or her.
 
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'''''Arguments against the roundness of Earth'''
 
'''''Arguments against the roundness of Earth'''
   
Many '''arguments against the roundness of planets''' have been proposed over time, with reference to multiple [[wp:List of planets|planets]] and conceptions of [[wp:Earth|Earth]]. This article lists some of the more common ones.
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Many '''arguments against the roundness of planets''' have been proposed over time, with reference to multiple [[wp:List of planets|planets|]] and conceptions of [[wp:Earth|Earth]]. This article lists some of the more common ones.
   
 
Arguments against specific statements of the roundness of planets
 
Arguments against specific statements of the roundness of planets
   
While some [[wp:orbists|orbists]] argue that a planet entirely transcends [[wp:geometry|geometry]] and that logical discourse about it is therefore meaningless, others would disagree with the assertion that a planet has [[wp:ungeometric|ungeometric]] properties. Each of the following arguments aims at proving that some particular conception of the roundness of a planet either is inherently irrational, contradictory, or contradicts known [[wp:science|scientific]] and [[wp:history|historical]] facts, and that therefore a planet thus described cannot be round.
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While some [[wp:orbists|orbists]] argue that a planet entirely transcends [[wp:geometry|geometry]] and that logical discourse about it is therefore meaningless, others would disagree with the assertion that a planet has [[wp:ungeometric|ungeometric]] properties. Each of the following arguments aims at proving that some particular conception of the roundness of a planet either is inherently irrational, contradictory, or contradicts known [[wp:science|scientific|]] and [[wp:history|historical|]] facts, and that therefore a planet thus described cannot be round.
 
 
 
* The [[wp:argument from inconsistent measurements|argument from inconsistent measurements]] contests the roundness of the Western, scientific planet called Earth as recorded in scientic publications, such as the [[wp:Journal of Geophysics|Journal of Geophysics]], the [[wp:Journal of Orbital Mechanics|Journal of Orbital Mechanics]], or the [[wp:Journal of Geodesy|Journal of Geodesy]], by identifying contradictions between different journals, contradictions within a journal, or contradictions between journals and known facts.
 
* The [[wp:argument from inconsistent measurements|argument from inconsistent measurements]] contests the roundness of the Western, scientific planet called Earth as recorded in scientic publications, such as the [[wp:Journal of Geophysics|Journal of Geophysics]], the [[wp:Journal of Orbital Mechanics|Journal of Orbital Mechanics]], or the [[wp:Journal of Geodesy|Journal of Geodesy]], by identifying contradictions between different journals, contradictions within a journal, or contradictions between journals and known facts.
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== The Scots Wikipedia ==
 
== The Scots Wikipedia ==
   
I don't know if anyone else finds this funny, and due respect to minority languages, but try reading the [[wp:Scots language|Scots]] wikipedia at [[wp::sco:Main Page|:sco:Main Page]]; those familiar with English ought to be able to understand it phonetically, but it is weird, especially if you know about Scots words used in English. [[wp:User:Duncharris|Dunc]]|[[wp:User talk:duncharris|&#9786;]] 22:41, 22 Jun 2005 (UTC)
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I don't know if anyone else finds this funny, and due respect to minority languages, but try reading the [[wp:Scots language|Scots|]] wikipedia at [[wp::sco:Main Page|:sco:Main Page]]; those familiar with English ought to be able to understand it phonetically, but it is weird, especially if you know about Scots words used in English. [[wp:User:Duncharris|Dunc|]]|[[wp:User talk:duncharris|&#9786;|]] 22:41, 22 Jun 2005 (UTC)
* Now all you English-speakers know what it's like for Russian-speakers to read the Ukrainian Wikipedia. It has a lot more articles too. [[wp:User:PlatypeanArchcow|platypeanArchcow]] 3 July 2005 15:02 (UTC)
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* Now all you English-speakers know what it's like for Russian-speakers to read the Ukrainian Wikipedia. It has a lot more articles too. [[wp:User:PlatypeanArchcow|platypeanArchcow|]] 3 July 2005 15:02 (UTC)
   
 
== Evan Haight-Boyd ==
 
== Evan Haight-Boyd ==
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== Wikipedia:Write like this we should ==
 
== Wikipedia:Write like this we should ==
   
<div align="center" margin:1em class="boilerplate" class="metadata" id="protected" width="85%" align="center" cellspacing="3" style="font-size:95%; border: 1px solid #C0C090; background-color: #F8EABA; margin-bottom: 3px;padding: 5px 10px 5px 10px;" >'''A ''proposed'' Wikipedia [[wp:Wikipedia:Policies and guidelines|policy, guideline, or process]] this page is.''' In development, under [[wp:{{NAMESPACE}} talk:{{PAGENAME}}|discussion]], or in the process of gathering [[wp:Wikipedia:Consensus|consensus]] for adoption, the proposal may still be. Describe it as "policy" references or links to this page should not.</div>
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<div align="center" margin:1em class="boilerplate" class="metadata" id="protected" width="85%" align="center" cellspacing="3" style="font-size:95%; border: 1px solid #C0C090; background-color: #F8EABA; margin-bottom: 3px;padding: 5px 10px 5px 10px;" >'''A ''proposed'' Wikipedia [[wp:Wikipedia:Policies and guidelines|policy, guideline, or process|]] this page is.''' In development, under [[wp:{{NAMESPACE}} talk:{{PAGENAME}}|discussion|]], or in the process of gathering [[wp:Wikipedia:Consensus|consensus|]] for adoption, the proposal may still be. Describe it as "policy" references or links to this page should not.</div>
   
 
Currently uses both "Regular Grammar" and "Yoda English" this site does. Added to Wikipedia Style Guide "Yoda English" should be. Imagine Wikipedia, you should; and how kids it are using. How to incorrectly speak, they are learning. Be taken seriously, we want! Standards, we need!
 
Currently uses both "Regular Grammar" and "Yoda English" this site does. Added to Wikipedia Style Guide "Yoda English" should be. Imagine Wikipedia, you should; and how kids it are using. How to incorrectly speak, they are learning. Be taken seriously, we want! Standards, we need!
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* A uniform spelling, not a haphazard mix of different spellings, each article should have. For example, ''Ben Kenobi'' in one place and ''Obi-Wan Kenobi'' in another on the same page do not use. Jarring for the reader, it is.
 
* A uniform spelling, not a haphazard mix of different spellings, each article should have. For example, ''Ben Kenobi'' in one place and ''Obi-Wan Kenobi'' in another on the same page do not use. Jarring for the reader, it is.
 
* Articles that focus on a topic specific to Star Wars to the rules of Yoda English should generally conform. For example:
 
* Articles that focus on a topic specific to Star Wars to the rules of Yoda English should generally conform. For example:
** article on ''Little actor who thought he was the real [[wp:Jabba the Hutt|Jabba]]'': U.S. usage and spelling
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** article on ''Little actor who thought he was the real [[wp:Jabba the Hutt|Jabba|]]'': U.S. usage and spelling
 
** article on ''Yoda's house'': Yoda English usage and spelling
 
** article on ''Yoda's house'': Yoda English usage and spelling
* If the spelling appears in an article name, make a [[wp:Wikipedia:Redirect|redirect]] page to accommodate the other variant, you should, as with [[wp:Minor vehicles in Star Wars|Minor vehicles in Star Wars]] and [[wp:Vehicles in Star Wars, minor they are|Vehicles in Star Wars]]
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* If the spelling appears in an article name, make a [[wp:Wikipedia:Redirect|redirect|]] page to accommodate the other variant, you should, as with [[wp:Minor vehicles in Star Wars|Minor vehicles in Star Wars]] and [[wp:Vehicles in Star Wars, minor they are|Vehicles in Star Wars]]
 
* If predominantly written in one type of English an article is, to conform to that type rather than provoking conflict by changing to another you must aim.
 
* If predominantly written in one type of English an article is, to conform to that type rather than provoking conflict by changing to another you must aim.
 
* Consult Wikipedia articles such as [[wp:Yoda|Yoda]], you should.
 
* Consult Wikipedia articles such as [[wp:Yoda|Yoda]], you should.
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===Arguments for not using Yoda English===
 
===Arguments for not using Yoda English===
If [[wp:British English|British English]] is good enough for [[wp:Alec Guinness|Obi-Wan Kenobi]] and [[wp:Ewan McGregor|Obi-Wan Kenobi]], then it's good enough for Wikipedia, Luke. This is not the English you are looking for.
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If [[wp:British English|British English]] is good enough for [[wp:Alec Guinness|Obi-Wan Kenobi|]] and [[wp:Ewan McGregor|Obi-Wan Kenobi|]], then it's good enough for Wikipedia, Luke. This is not the English you are looking for.
   
   
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==From [[wp:Wikipedia:Votes for deletion/Islamophilia|Wikipedia:Votes for deletion/Islamophilia]]==
 
==From [[wp:Wikipedia:Votes for deletion/Islamophilia|Wikipedia:Votes for deletion/Islamophilia]]==
# [[wp:User:jsaid2009|Jsaid2009]] This request for a deletion is based on several logical fallacies. The first is called Argumentum ad Numerum - because more people share the opinion, it somehow must be right. Because Islamophobia garners more google hits than Islamophillia, it must be true. Before Copernicus, the earth was flat because more people believed it. The second argument is equally invalid. I see no Naziphobia or Naziphillia, therefore everyone has no interest in the idealogical system of Nazism? Given that the Nazi party is in power in Austria, this argument holds no water {{unsigned|65.35.195.104|12:45, 18 Jun 2005 (UTC)}}
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# [[wp:User:jsaid2009|Jsaid2009|]] This request for a deletion is based on several logical fallacies. The first is called Argumentum ad Numerum - because more people share the opinion, it somehow must be right. Because Islamophobia garners more google hits than Islamophillia, it must be true. Before Copernicus, the earth was flat because more people believed it. The second argument is equally invalid. I see no Naziphobia or Naziphillia, therefore everyone has no interest in the idealogical system of Nazism? Given that the Nazi party is in power in Austria, this argument holds no water {{unsigned|65.35.195.104|12:45, 18 Jun 2005 (UTC)}}
#* The above statement appears to be a [[wp:Chewbacca Defense|Chewbacca Defense]]. &mdash; [[wp:User:Greentryst|Dan Johnson]] <sup>[[wp:User_talk:Greentryst|T]]</sup><sub>[[wp:Special:Contributions/Greentryst|C]]</sub> 14:07, 2005 Jun 18 (UTC)
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#* The above statement appears to be a [[wp:Chewbacca Defense|Chewbacca Defense]]. &mdash; [[wp:User:Greentryst|Dan Johnson|]] <sup>[[wp:User_talk:Greentryst|T|]]</sup><sub>[[wp:Special:Contributions/Greentryst|C|]]</sub> 14:07, 2005 Jun 18 (UTC)
#**I believe that's what's known as ''argumentum ad chewbaccum''. [[wp:User:Silsor|silsor]] 08:24, Jun 20, 2005 (UTC)
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#**I believe that's what's known as ''argumentum ad chewbaccum''. [[wp:User:Silsor|silsor|]] 08:24, Jun 20, 2005 (UTC)
   
 
== From [[wp:Sandwich|Sandwich]] ==
 
== From [[wp:Sandwich|Sandwich]] ==
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Many sandwich producers are known for their criminal obsession of putting [[wp:condiments|condiments]] and other, less than [[wp:solid|solid]], ingredients in their sandwiches, like [[wp:mayonnaise|mayonnaise]], [[wp:ketchup|ketchup]] or [[wp:mustard|mustard]] . This turns the (usually pleasant) experience of eating a sandwich into a messy [[wp:torture|torture]] that the [[wp:Inquisition|Inquisition]] would be more than proud of. Sliced [[wp:tomato|tomato]] also fits in this category of ingredients that should be prohibited by [[wp:international law|international law]] from inclusion into a sandwich, however some disagree that in this case the offender should be viewed with some sympathy as tomato slices are easily discarded from the sandwich before eating, where condiments and [[wp:sauces|sauces]] are not.
 
Many sandwich producers are known for their criminal obsession of putting [[wp:condiments|condiments]] and other, less than [[wp:solid|solid]], ingredients in their sandwiches, like [[wp:mayonnaise|mayonnaise]], [[wp:ketchup|ketchup]] or [[wp:mustard|mustard]] . This turns the (usually pleasant) experience of eating a sandwich into a messy [[wp:torture|torture]] that the [[wp:Inquisition|Inquisition]] would be more than proud of. Sliced [[wp:tomato|tomato]] also fits in this category of ingredients that should be prohibited by [[wp:international law|international law]] from inclusion into a sandwich, however some disagree that in this case the offender should be viewed with some sympathy as tomato slices are easily discarded from the sandwich before eating, where condiments and [[wp:sauces|sauces]] are not.
   
[[wp:User:MosheZadka|MosheZadka]] 10:38, 24 Jun 2005 (UTC)
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[[wp:User:MosheZadka|MosheZadka|]] 10:38, 24 Jun 2005 (UTC)
   
 
==From Spark-chamber detector==
 
==From Spark-chamber detector==
 
:''All was going well, up until the final sentence...''
 
:''All was going well, up until the final sentence...''
A '''spark-chamber detector''' is a [[wp:particle detector|particle detector]], that is, a device used in [[wp:particle physics|particle physics]] for detecting electrically charged particles. It was most widely-used in the [[wp:1970s|1970s]], and has since been superseded by more sophisticated detectors such as [[wp:drift chamber|drift chamber]]s and [[wp:semiconductor detector|silicon detector]]s; however, spark chambers are still of scientific value due to their relative simplicity.
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A '''spark-chamber detector''' is a [[wp:particle detector|particle detector]], that is, a device used in [[wp:particle physics|particle physics]] for detecting electrically charged particles. It was most widely-used in the [[wp:1970s|1970s]], and has since been superseded by more sophisticated detectors such as [[wp:drift chamber|drift chamber]]s and [[wp:semiconductor detector|silicon detector|]]s; however, spark chambers are still of scientific value due to their relative simplicity.
   
 
Spark-chamber detectors consists of metal plates placed in a sealed box filled with gas (for example, helium, neon or a mixture of the two); as a particle travels through the detector, it will [[wp:ion|ion]]ize the gas between the plates, and a trigger system is used to apply high [[wp:voltage|voltage]] to the plates to create an [[wp:electric field|electric field]] immediately after the particle went through the chamber, producing sparks on its exact trajectory.
 
Spark-chamber detectors consists of metal plates placed in a sealed box filled with gas (for example, helium, neon or a mixture of the two); as a particle travels through the detector, it will [[wp:ion|ion]]ize the gas between the plates, and a trigger system is used to apply high [[wp:voltage|voltage]] to the plates to create an [[wp:electric field|electric field]] immediately after the particle went through the chamber, producing sparks on its exact trajectory.
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Spark-chamber detectors are generally less accurate than [[wp:bubble-chamber detector|bubble-chamber detector]]s; however, they can be made highly selective with the help of auxiliary detectors, thus proving useful in searching for very rare events.
 
Spark-chamber detectors are generally less accurate than [[wp:bubble-chamber detector|bubble-chamber detector]]s; however, they can be made highly selective with the help of auxiliary detectors, thus proving useful in searching for very rare events.
   
''This [[wp:sexology|sex-related]] article is a [[wp:Wikipedia:perfect stub article|stub]]. You can help Wikipedia by [http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Spark-chamber_detector&action=edit expanding it].''
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''This [[wp:sexology|sex-related|]] article is a [[wp:Wikipedia:perfect stub article|stub|]]. You can help Wikipedia by [http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Spark-chamber_detector&action=edit expanding it].''
   
 
== Added to Category: History ==
 
== Added to Category: History ==
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[http://members.aol.com/actrz2/nigel.jpg]
   
== From: [[wp:Alex &#8216;C-Chit-PO&#8217; Chitty]] ==
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== From: [[wp:Alex &#8216;C-Chit-PO&#8217; Chitty|]] ==
   
 
Alex ‘C-Chit-PO’ Chitty, born in 1981 to Grant Formaldehyde Petri Douglas Chitty and Mary Magdalene Felony Chitty, wealthy platinum prospectors, made rich in the 1976-80 West Sussex Platinum rush, resided just outside Chichester at his parents 892 acre Fishbourne estate until his 18th year, when his parent’s radical political sensibilities convinced the young man to form the Chitty Coalition. The Chitty Coalition was a military organization with the single goal of toppling the long dominant Merdler Administration, despised by much of the populace for its haphazard ruling of the Sussex Region and its exploitation of children in the endless lemon farms that had developed with the rise of the tequila economy during the 1970s.
 
Alex ‘C-Chit-PO’ Chitty, born in 1981 to Grant Formaldehyde Petri Douglas Chitty and Mary Magdalene Felony Chitty, wealthy platinum prospectors, made rich in the 1976-80 West Sussex Platinum rush, resided just outside Chichester at his parents 892 acre Fishbourne estate until his 18th year, when his parent’s radical political sensibilities convinced the young man to form the Chitty Coalition. The Chitty Coalition was a military organization with the single goal of toppling the long dominant Merdler Administration, despised by much of the populace for its haphazard ruling of the Sussex Region and its exploitation of children in the endless lemon farms that had developed with the rise of the tequila economy during the 1970s.
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