This is the talk page for discussing improvements to the Random Insanity article.
Format and other improvements
Now that that GameFAQ stuff is out, it is time to take this article to the next level.
Currently, the article gives a randomly generated excerpt from Wikipedia about some mental illness. What this article should really do is randomly generate fictional mental illnesses. I propose an article which generates a fake name, fake symptoms, fake causes, and fake treatments.
- I totally agree. I was just happy to see the GameFAQs stuff gone, I didn't care what was here. However, I think we should stick as closely to the current text as possible. It is well written, and sounds good. I just think that some of the symptoms and treatments are a little off. For instance, Catatonic definitely involves a paralytic state caused by consuming too many cats. All it will take is editing a few words from each article, and strategically linking them. I guess I'm all for going as subtle as possible here. -- 02:33, 3 Oct 2005 (UTC)
Something like this, KP? (Check the code)
Attention Respiratory Disorder is a very severe psychiatric and medical condition.
- I'm of mixed feelings on this. It's lost a bunch of its humor due to the randomness of it. I think we need to kill some of the bits of joke text in it. However, it is random, and absoultely insane, so it works on that front. I may take a minute or two and make sure the text is all serious. -- 00:21, 6 Oct 2005 (UTC)
- Pretty damn good now. While not really serious, the "yearning to be a dolphin" always makes me laugh. -- 01:00, 10 Oct 2005 (UTC)
Here's a few subpages I've run across in case they need to be linked to the article somehow. MadMax 21:15, 21 March 2007 (UTC)