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Poo Lit Surprise[edit]

Thank you for entering the first submission in the writing competition! Good luck! --—rc (t) 17:53, 5 April 2006 (UTC)

Here, have a blessing![edit]

Uhm, I know we talked on IRC, and I remember that you're not an asshole... which is good heh heh. --rev. zim_ulator (Talk - Edits Logs) I am the dirt under your rollers. 00:00, 2 May 2006 (UTC)

Uri Geller[edit]

Cheers for the tweaks on this. It seems to be going well. --Hardwick Fundlebuggy 12:54, 4 May 2006 (UTC)


Serious Question, why do Self Nom's lift your downy soft hackles? I'm rather curious, since in the rules it's allowed, which I'm sure bothers you also, because if it wasn't allowed you would do your best to remedy it. -- Sir Severian Severian1.jpg CUN.png (Sprich mit mir!) Kraut.png 20:32, 25 May 2006 (UTC)

It's just too, "Look at me!". Remember the kid in school who would always pop up his hand when a question was asked, just to show how great he was? Self noms remind me of that.
Regular noms are more, "Hey, this shit is funny!" whereas noms of self come off as, "Hey, my shit is funny!". Modusoperandi 20:55, 25 May 2006 (UTC)
And if it happens to be funny, you'll vote against it anyway? That seems very fair.
It's not always necessarily a "look at me" thing. I don't self nom out of personal pride. I do it because no one goes to Pee Review, and I want feedback. I also do it because I believe in pushing myself to write better and funnier, and the nomination procedure is a good way to do verify this.
Bouncy Castle was also a self nom. It was up for weeks and went through Poo Lit before I finally got the courage up to nominate it myself. Should I still be waiting for someone to nominate it now?
Good writers should have every opportunity to nominate their work if they want too, and should not be voted against out of a prejudice against their motives - which is really the thing that gets me most - your assumption that I am doing this merely for personal attention. --Sir Hardwick Fundlebuggy (Bleat) 16:13, 9 June 2006 (UTC)
It just digs up personal baggage. I'm sure you have things which bug you, but other people think that you're mad for that. Mad!
If it rocks hard like Bouncy Castle I'll vote for it. If not, then no. Self nom isn't a vote killer.
Sheesh, I make one comment and, boom!, suddenly I've got issues. Which I do. Modusoperandi 16:26, 9 June 2006 (UTC)
You're absolutely right. I must do better than Bouncy Castle. It's the only way. So I've removed the nomination for the Dice Man, and I'll come back when I've got something. --Sir Hardwick Fundlebuggy (Bleat) 16:57, 9 June 2006 (UTC)
I think you should have left Dice Man around a little longer...getting people to actually vote takes time, and I think it had as much right to be there as anything else (more than some....) but thats entirely up to you. A few Admins try to nominate some of the quality stuff, and there is a fair bit of it, some articles are never going to see there place in the sun and are doomed (sometimes for reasons other than quality, it seems) but thats life. Still, I'd have liked to see Dice Man stay up a while longer..... -- Sir Mhaille Icons-flag-gb.png (talk to me)
It's tough to rate your own stuff. You probably should have left The Dice Man up for longer, but that's your choice. It helps to have thick skin (if you don't, VFH is a good place to build it up).
Or perhaps you should ask yourself, "What would Jesus do?". I hear that helps some people. It doesn't help me as I've never met the guy, and found the twist ending to his book to veer way off the narrative thread.
Your stuff is probably some of the best shit here. No bull. I'm just waiting for the next high. Modusoperandi 17:40, 9 June 2006 (UTC)
Cheers Mhaille and Modus, but I am kind of spoiled with past VFH votes and so I tend to feel that if something isn't going in quickly enough then its not doing well enough - and especially so for a self nom. Modus is right - I should be aiming for a bigger bounce - so I'll hang back for a bit until I put together something that hits the funny spot right between the eyes. Jesus would probably go and sit in a desert or something, but if I ever find myself turning to that guy for help, then I'll know its all over :) --Sir Hardwick Fundlebuggy (Bleat) 19:38, 9 June 2006 (UTC)
The best thing about wiki is it's mob democracy: the worst thing about wiki is that while anyone can write, most who do should go back to playing Minesweeper. I'd spend more time writing, but I end up wasting it trying to stop people from crufting Canada (I put way too much time into making that page less bad to allow goofs to re-craplify it). Every once in awhile I rant (which I find to be calming) or rewrite (all things Canadian) and once in a blue moon I hit it almost right (my PLS entry was close, although I don't like it so much now). Also I'm saving an article, hoping that I'll get the required moment of lucidity to complete its shiny shiningness. Actually right now I waste most of my time trying to expose quackery.
Your work is consistently good...and around here that's a happy/joy filled compliment. VFH isn't everything. In fact it's less than most things. A good article that doesn't make it to the front page is better than a so-so page that does, no matter how many people end up reading it. Of course while I take a certain perverse pleasure in knowing that few read my ramblings, I miss the hit counter that used to be on the bottom of each page...and the most popular page too, "Hurrah! Canada is more popular than masturbation!". I guess I'm a bit like Jekyll/Hyde, except with a geek that turns into a slightly different geek (I'd make a star trekkie red shirt/blue shirt analogy, but then I would have to find a locker in which to stuff myself).
I too am losing faith with VFH. I've had too many, "How did that get on the main page?" kind of moments. Funny is subjective, I guess (that still doesn't explain Everybody Loves Raymond, but I digress...) Modusoperandi 20:50, 9 June 2006 (UTC)
Worse than "how did that get featured?" is "how did that not get featured?". Humour can be very individual, it can be cultural, it can be clever, stupid, whatever. I often dispair at both VFH and VFP (can't complain too much after getting two images featured in a week though....), but as you say its mob rule. Democracy just doesn't work.... :) -- Sir Mhaille Icons-flag-gb.png (talk to me)
I try to make sure to avoid VFP by making sure that any pics I add are blurry scans of blurry pencil'd sketches that I sketched. It helps that my printing is practically unreadable. Some people put a tonne of work into photoshop'ing pics: I just don't have that kind of patience. My crappy drawings get the point across, hopefully (what better way to illustrate the pointlessness of the Muhammad uproar than by coming out with a sketch of the back of his head?) Modusoperandi 23:49, 9 June 2006 (UTC)
I've recently had a change of heart with the self-nom'ing of pages for VFH, so self-nom away...and good luck. I must have woken up under the right side of the bed this afternoon. Weird. Modusoperandi 13:18, 28 June 2006 (UTC)

Pop Bomb[edit]

Ok modus, how about this one? Bouncy enough? --Sir Hardwick Fundlebuggy (Bleat) 14:25, 14 June 2006 (UTC)

  • Yes, pretty good. I dig things that mention the Fantanatics, which are the rival of my gang, the Tabiacs. Modusoperandi 17:18, 14 June 2006 (UTC)

Good work![edit]

Madde.gif For your love of 100 Worst Quick Detection ... list
Suresh has awarded Modusoperandi a Princess Cake!
Now go play with the Royal Guard.

Amen, Brother[edit]

Against. Why is this nommed? Is this what passes for humour nowadays? This is about as funny as shit cannon, which went from VFH to VFD to huffed in about 20 hours...Modusoperandi 03:58, 24 June 2006 (UTC)

Regarding I maed a yuky doody on VFH...Thank God there are still some sane people on this site. Its ridiculous that shit like that is even up for nomination on VFH. Ever since Euroipods worse and worse crap is nominated, and sometimes even featured on the front page. Stuff like this isnt even remotely funny and I'm glad there are still people that can acknknowledge this. --Sir Cornbread 04:19, 24 June 2006 (UTC)

P.S.- I'm putting that article on VFD. Go vote for it and we can save Uncyclopedia from useless crap like this.

Newcookie.gif Sir Cornbread has awarded you a cookie!
Now go play in traffic.
Yes, it's dumb. The problem, as I see it, is: some people like dumb. Those that voted for it are probably waiting in line right now for Scary Movie 7. Sometimes people make me least I got a cookie out of it. Modusoperandi 04:52, 24 June 2006 (UTC)
Haha yeah, and thanks 4 the help on getting it Burninated. I pray that the Force prevails over the Dark Side on this issue. --Sir Cornbread 05:15, 24 June 2006 (UTC)
I thought we were on the Dark Side! Modusoperandi 08:09, 24 June 2006 (UTC)


W00T!--<<>> 16:27, 24 June 2006 (UTC)

Typographical Oceans[edit]

Hope you don't mind but I "improved" the type on your LeftBehind.jpg image. If it does get featured the credit is all yours, I just couldn't resist tweaking.... :) -- Sir Mhaille Icons-flag-gb.png (talk to me)

Actually, I prefered "the rapturing". It just rolls of the tongue and it turned out to be an actual word (I thought I'd made it up). "Rupturing" next to a rump seems, well, unseemly...and I picked that typeface because it's the same one on the actual book covers. If you could make the text something similar to the original font, but un-jaggy I'd be filled with righteous appreciation. No biggie...sigh, I figured it wouldn't pass anyway. I am, however, content that it's proven to be so divisive, moo ha-ha!. Modusoperandi 15:00, 10 July 2006 (UTC)
Looks a lot better. Didn't know you were using MSPaint though. You poor, poor individual.... :) -- Sir Mhaille Icons-flag-gb.png (talk to me)
Actually it's an ancient copy of PaintshopPro. Not a bad program, but I haven't really messed around with it yet. It's cool, but I'd rather play Halflife2, know what I mean? Modusoperandi 15:28, 10 July 2006 (UTC)

Two Questions[edit]

Wasn't I snooping around here a week or two ago during which time I saw a whole bunch of SubGenius information? Man, I could swear that was you but I'm too lazy to go back through your edits (plus that is really snooping and ain't my bag) — if it was here I'd like to thank you because you kept me busy link-hopping for some time, especially with that story of the SubGenius woman who had her child cruelly ripped from her care by some dickish judge who can't take a joke. Now secondly, I was just wondering if you happened to catch Talk:Euripides when you placed your vote? Not to be boastful, but the main article has 154 Greek references in it, a few of which are kinda funny, maybe, don't you think? But I cannot really cram anything else in there without sacrificing the Euroipods parody, which is essential I think (could a Euripides article on Uncyclopedia be anything but a parody of Euroipods?). But that was why I added the talk page, well that and because it was suggested. If you read it and just didn't care for all the Greek references or whatnot, I understand. I just wanted to make sure you saw that part of the article, which is where the more and better are located perhaps? -- Imrealized 21:26, 10 July 2006 (UTC)

No, it wasn't me with the Subgenius (that article is all over the internet, try Custody Case or google "church subgenius child custody".
Parody of Euroipods? Wow...<pauses to read Euroipods>. Hey! That's friggin' genius! I'll change my vote. Modusoperandi 21:38, 10 July 2006 (UTC)
Hey, you rock (for the above link and the vote change)... but now I still gotta find that Sugbenii (sic??) and thank 'em for the information originally. Hmm, maybe the name just rhymed with Modusoperandi or something (awesome webname-thingie by the way). Anyway, thanks again. -- Imrealized 23:22, 10 July 2006 (UTC)
No problem, people confuse me with other people all the time: it goes with the name, I guess. Glad to help Modusoperandi 01:12, 11 July 2006 (UTC)

Here ya go![edit]

This user gots a shuvel. Yes {{{1}}} does.

Because you asked on the talk page. --The King In Yellow (Talk to the Dalek.) 12:58, 13 July 2006 (UTC)

Just what I needed. All a man really needs is a shovel. Oh, and food. Modusoperandi 15:56, 13 July 2006 (UTC)

WOTM vote[edit]

Hardmum.jpg Mrs. Fundlebuggy sends you a big pie and a warm welcome!

Thanks for voting for my son, even though he is clearly going to lose. Normally people just kick him in the shin and fill him with balloons. I know I do.

Cheers for the vote. --Sir Hardwick Fundlebuggy (Bleat) 13:22, 16 July 2006 (UTC)

  • We're here for you, man. You'll be the death of us all, I reckon. Modusoperandi 14:44, 16 July 2006 (UTC)


Check out the new rap article and see if u like it. I included the quote u wanted. If you feel like it, please add some more, too. -- Sir Cornbread The Great America...Fuck Yeah!!!! [SHOUT] [MUN] 02:37, 17 July 2006 (UTC)

  • Much improved. I have nothing to add to the article as the closest I've been to rap was front row slightly left-o-center at an Ice T concert in grade 9: my opinion? It was surreal, what with the juxaposition of those on stage and audience, black gangstas and white suburban kids, respectively. Oh, and loud too. Modusoperandi 03:37, 17 July 2006 (UTC)


I think that your images are getting better, because you *are* working away from those movie posters...or my taste could be getting worse. Anyway, its a good thing I agree with you sometimes, right? --Icons-flag-us.png SonicChao Babbel!Contribs 00:30, 21 July 2006 (UTC)

Mostly I just write/make silly pics about things that piss me off. The Shyamalan poster came after seeing a promo for another crap twist Shyamalan movie and American Fundie Magazine, its page and the "Left Behind" book cover all came about because Biblical Fundamentalists and their various sub-sects really, really make me angry. It doesn't really matter if anybody else gets them, though it's nice when some do, as turning them into satire steals their power, as it were. I doubt you'll see any more fake movie posters from me, it's just too rare for film to annoy me enough to put any work into making a parody pic. Mostly films that annoy me just go into a rant as a paragraph is far quicker to produce than a pic. It's good to know that your taste might be getting worse, life is much simpler down here in the muck. Modusoperandi 00:51, 21 July 2006 (UTC)
Well, it could be a good thing my taste is getting worse, this would be that I would vote For more often. XD --Icons-flag-us.png SonicChao Babbel!Contribs 13:22, 21 July 2006 (UTC)
...and if it turns out that mine's getting better, I might stop voting for pages simply because they've got pics of kittens. Adorable! Modusoperandi 14:25, 21 July 2006 (UTC)
I spoke too soon! From the Yay vs. Nay voting on MSPaint: Online, it would appear that I've just dragged you down. My bad. Modusoperandi 19:56, 25 July 2006 (UTC)

Care to offer a suggestion or three?[edit]

I've been pondering an article for awhile now, and got around to actually outlining some of it, and even filling in some bits. If you'd care to offer any comments/suggestions/zany ideas, it'd probably help the puir wee beastie. Thx, Tooltroll 03:44, 25 July 2006 (UTC)

Most of what I have written on Uncyc, with the obvious exception of Canada has been about things that piss me off. As your article doesn't appear to be about a subject that annoys me my advice is limited to:
Keep the page focused.
Let it purcolate in your head for awhile if you get stuck.
Find or make a few pics that add to the page. Good pics push the reader (and hopefully the writer too) to continue down the page.
Keep it tight.
Economy of speech is hard to pull off, but between terse and fill, choose terse.
Keep it clean.
Only swear if it adds to the page. Most of the time it will turn out to just be a comma in disguise.
Try Peer Review
...if you haven't already. If your experience is like mine you'll find not too many people will comment on your work-in-progress. They have the advantage of not being as close to the page as you are (forest vs. trees, and whatnot).
Take your time.
Because, hey, it's not like your job is on the line here.
I hope this back to the page that I'm working (and stuck) on... Modusoperandi 04:00, 25 July 2006 (UTC)
Good advice never hurts. . . and your comments are just the kind of philosophical claptrap overall pointers I was phishing for. I don't think it's quite complete enough for Pee Review just yet, but the outline is gradually filling in, and I've started on the pix. . . I'm not too happy with this one, but it's hard to find pix of dead hookers on snowbanks. . . I wonder why that is?
Thanx for taking the time to look it over, and rotsa ruck with your own article. I may be a relative n00b, but if you need a hand pushing it out of wherever it's stuck, gimme a shout.  Sir Tooltroll, Esq. CUN  Eh?  Oh!  UnTunes! Cannabagreen.jpgI Card-hearts-up.gif my cat! 19:39, 26 July 2006 (UTC)
No biggie, it's good to help...and the page I was working on? Awful! I think it needs to spend more time in my head before I commit it to type. Modusoperandi 22:19, 26 July 2006 (UTC)
As for the pic, you can photoshop it yourself or maybe try Image Request. I'd make the pic for you, but I'm pretty sure that ever since I made GIJoe Prom the NSA has been watching my computer. Modusoperandi 22:25, 26 July 2006 (UTC)
Actually, (I hate to admit) I did photoshop that one (well, actually I 'chop all my pix myself). It started as separate pix of a snowbank and dead hooker- I just can't seem to get the frost effect I'd like. I'm thinking I'll have to find pix of actual hoar frost and layer them in, bit by bit.  Sir Tooltroll, Esq. CUN  Eh?  Oh!  UnTunes! Cannabagreen.jpgI Card-hearts-up.gif my cat! 23:49, 26 July 2006 (UTC)
Oh! It's a pun. Whew, I just thought you had "issues". We don't get winter in the pacific northwest, you see. Hoar frost. Whew. Modusoperandi 01:07, 27 July 2006 (UTC)
AHHHHahahahahahaaaaaaaa!! Well, I do have issues, but yeah, it's a pun. I put the Wikipar template on it last night, thinking "Some of these peeps are tropical, and might not have heard of hoar frost". . . guess I should've put it there sooner, heh.  Sir Tooltroll, Esq. CUN  Eh?  Oh!  UnTunes! Cannabagreen.jpgI Card-hearts-up.gif my cat! 04:26, 27 July 2006 (UTC)
I lived in Calgary Alberta and Kingston Ontario for a year each. I remember it getting cold, but I never inquired as to what the various cold related things were called. This means, of course that my generic advice will have to do; I know rain...cold, not so much. Modusoperandi 04:30, 27 July 2006 (UTC)
Ah. You're out in the leftest bit, where it always rains, and it's only good for growing pot. . . Y'know, I lived in Jasper AB for awhile in my teens, but I never got out to the coast. I live in MB, gotta cottage in PEI and family in PQ, NB, and AB, have lived in AB, ON & NS, been in the Atlantic (brrrrr), but never got to the Pacific, yet.  Sir Tooltroll, Esq. CUN  Eh?  Oh!  UnTunes! Cannabagreen.jpgI Card-hearts-up.gif my cat! 05:59, 27 July 2006 (UTC)
Generic! that's the word I was looking for! Heh. Seriously though, most of what you pointed out is Uncyclopedecentered, that is, applicable here and nowhere else (or not many places.) "Take your time", for instance. Seems like a pretty generic comment, but when you think about it, "pro" writers don't have the opportunity to type something out and publish it in the space of fifteen minutes: they have no choice but to work over things until their editor approves and is willing to publish. About the only thing you said that I've seen before in "writing handbooks," etc., is the bit about swearing. I agree with you: I'll use it "in character" so to speak, or as punctuation when a bang"!" isn't enough. But fuck! The fucking kids nowadays and their fucking foul mouths always fucking spewing out fucking obscenities, fuck! The "philosophical craptrap" bit was strictly tongue-in-cheek. My inner child refuses to either grow, or shut, up. Sorry 'bout that.  Sir Tooltroll, Esq. CUN  Eh?  Oh!  UnTunes! Cannabagreen.jpgI Card-hearts-up.gif my cat! 05:59, 27 July 2006 (UTC)
...and I forgot to mention, don't worry if people don't seem to get your stuff. If I took it personally whenever someone voted against something I made, I'd never contribute at all. I think the highest I've managed on VFP so far is +1 and I never nom my stuff for VFH (as much as I like American Fundie Magazine I doubt most people would get it). Also, if you're lucky you'll get a job where they "trust" you and don't look over your shoulder. Then you can take your time and get paid...hold on. <"Why are you security guys here? Pack my stuff? I'm what?!? Stop pushing me! Attica! Attica!"> Modusoperandi 06:24, 27 July 2006 (UTC)

???M. Night Shyamalan???[edit]

Since we seem to share a common uninterest in this "director", I hereby inform you that I have started the M. Night Shyamalan article. Please, feel free to contribute your evil deeds to it. No, stay off it! Or? Am I serious? Who knows? Who is? Regards! Or? --???DaMenace 19:32, 25 July 2006 (UTC)???

Uninterest is right. The only addition I can think of is perhaps mention his high school A/V class project, "The Fifth Sense" about an adorable rascal that, for reasons unexplained, smells dead people. Shyamalan doesn't piss me off enough to come up with more than that (I already spent too much time on that poster already). I've found that the main disadvantage of making niche product is that it gets slaughtered on VFP...sigh. It's nice to know that I'm not the only one who's annoyed with his one-note antics (six people and counting so far...versus seven against). Apparently his new movie <shock!> is terrible: he actually went out of his way to make one of the characters a stupid movie reviewer. Modusoperandi 19:49, 25 July 2006 (UTC)

God, not again[edit]

<cough> Let's not get into this again. I'm "Abstain"ing just to show that we of the God article don't hold grudges. If it was tighter and more picturific I'd vote for. Modusoperandi 01:02, 26 July 2006 (UTC)

I wasn’t <cough> trying to Get into <cough> anything again. The only <cough> Reason I mentioned the <cough> God article is because someone realized that the pictures would be a good thing to <cough> Whine about. I had no idea that you were watching and waiting (though it doesn’t <cough> Surprise me). I did not mention the God article for any other reason and I wasn’t trying to hade any kind of message behind that statement!!!!! 18:40, 26 July 2006 (UTC)

Sorry, I wasn't logged in. Weri long wang 18:41, 26 July 2006 (UTC) wasn't that, dagnabit. It was because of the "politically correct" thing. The reasons your version of God wasn't loved on God (the article) was it is a mature (as in complete) featured article (the kind of article least in need of a rewrite or revision). It had nothing to do with political correctness. I guess we weren't clear before. Organised religion is starting to grow on me, it's less mean and more funny that it was when it was TFVOTGA. Keep it up. Modusoperandi 18:56, 26 July 2006 (UTC)
There was no need to comment on it though. It wasn't trying to provoke you or anybody else by calling it "politically correct" I just couldn't think of anything else. People keep telling me it needs a "rewrite or revision". I've rewrote and revised it at least 10 times now! Why don't you change it to make it more inline with what people want? I've been asking people to help me change the article for months now but only one person has taken the bait so far and he seems to have done a good job. Maybe you could do a better or bettererer job. Weri long wang 20:10, 26 July 2006 (UTC)
Sadly I can be of little help to you. If I wrote an article on god, it would be God. The closest I got to a veangeful god was American Fundie Magazine. That page reflects a minority of godness, and I would never put it on VFH as it (as with your god page) is a niche page. Those who get it really get it, and those that don't really don't. Try not to let it get you down. I actually had more fun with the talk page for "Left Behind" on VFP than I did with the image itself (and it got butchered on VFP). As long as you get people talking, right? Modusoperandi 21:56, 26 July 2006 (UTC)
I have to agree that it’s a niche page that you either love or hate; Kind of like Marmite (if you have Marmite in the US). It’s kind of like the kid on Family Guy said about Aaron Sorkin’s Sports Night: "It’s a comedy that’s too good to be funny”. [1]Weri long wang 22:06, 26 July 2006 (UTC)
Again, don't let it get you down. Most of the stuff I've written/photoshopped is for me. Granted, it's nice when other people get it, but when it comes down to it this is where I take the piss out of things that scare me. It's relaxing, in a weird sort of way. I'm not angry when I'm done writing about whatever it was that mad me mad in the first place. Modusoperandi 22:15, 26 July 2006 (UTC)

New award[edit]

Don’t worry I’m not giving you this award – you’re not the biggest douche in the universe! I just wanted your opinion on the new template. I created this since you come across a lot of douches when writing about politics and religion and also because I’m bored out of my mind during the holidays and Uncyclopedia is one of my key sources of entertainment. I bought a life on eBay last week though. It should be arriving soon. Weri long wang 20:25, 27 July 2006 (UTC)

I haven't really come across too many douches here; most of the people that voted against the left behind pic just didn't get it. They weren't asses, they were just unaware of that horrible series of books that's based on a horrible chapter (ne book) of a mediocre book (NT) that itself is based on a horrible book (OT). I don't take it personally. Neat template, though. It'd probably be better if you added specifically what makes them deserving of the douche award (vandal, crappy edits in [[page]], etc). Modusoperandi 20:43, 27 July 2006 (UTC)
...and just so you know; the three best ways to make enemies are to talk about religion, politics or sports. One more and you'll be a triple threat. Me, I mostly stick to religion, and politics only where it overlaps with religion. Modusoperandi 00:21, 28 July 2006 (UTC)

Thank You[edit]

Thank You for your formatting advice.--WatchTVEatDonutDrinkBeer 23:47, 27 July 2006 (UTC)

No biggie. I try to be helpful. In this, on occasion, I succeed. Modusoperandi 23:50, 27 July 2006 (UTC)

Thank You[edit]

Speaking of redundancy--WatchTVEatDonutDrinkBeer 00:11, 28 July 2006 (UTC)

With wit like that, you'll go far. Modusoperandi 00:17, 28 July 2006 (UTC)


Just so you know, posting the link to the old version of the image you want deleted is LESS than useless. To get to the image from that link is more work than it is worth (and not QVFD worthy, not quick!). Just link to the image like this and list the dates (or sizes and dimensions) of the versions you want deleted. --Splaka 05:57, 1 August 2006 (UTC)

Thank you, furry overlord. I'll make a note of it. Then I'll improve that note slightly and QVFD the first one. Etc. Modusoperandi 06:03, 1 August 2006 (UTC)
Oops, I noticed that it makes it look like a request to delete the whole image now. Ok, I prefix it with Old version(s) of this image (what, me doing work? how unpossible). --Splaka 08:51, 1 August 2006 (UTC)
That's okay. While you are currently my albatross, I am Hinoa4's (when his edits appear after mine it generally says something along the lines of, "Do it right, or not at all."). It would appear that we each have our personal demons (mine's name is Snookums, what's yours?). Modusoperandi 15:26, 1 August 2006 (UTC)

PLS Article[edit]

Hi, just a note to let you know I think the idea for your article is very funny. Good luck!--Shandon 04:45, 4 August 2006 (UTC)

Thanks. It's nice to know I'm not the only one. Hurrah, now there's two! Modusoperandi 04:49, 4 August 2006 (UTC)

Hi MO, I saw your interest in VFHing KD and the article has been released now, so do what you will! I like this one. Thx--Shandon 15:33, 24 August 2006 (UTC)

Will do. I asked Mhaille a couple of days ago to please unlock my pages...who did you ask?--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 15:40, 24 August 2006 (UTC)
Yeah, I saw your kind query on his talk page, that's what prompted me to follow up. I got Sir Codeine to unlock my Obituary article, which he did with super speed--Shandon 15:43, 24 August 2006 (UTC)
Good luck, I put it up on VFH. Don't fret if the votes come slowly, it is summer and all of the smart people are outside. I, however, just got off a nite-shift and am going to sleep the day away. Again, good luck.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 15:53, 24 August 2006 (UTC)

Main page vandalism[edit]

Hey Modus, you seem to be about. Someone replaced the featured article with the words "go eat shit, fuckers". Or was that part of the joke? I can't revert it because the page is protected (I think). Any ideas? -- Sir Armando Perentie Icons-flag-au.png KUN FP 06:13, 19 August 2006 (UTC)

Go to VFH and scroll down to "Fisher Price: A Retrospective". It explains what happened ("go eat shit, fuckers" is the text from Fisher Price). --Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 06:17, 19 August 2006 (UTC)
Ohhh... kay... To my mind, though, it just looks like the page has been vandalised. Cheers -- Sir Armando Perentie Icons-flag-au.png KUN FP 06:20, 19 August 2006 (UTC)
No biggie. --Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 06:23, 19 August 2006 (UTC)
Actually the text is "go eat shit fuckers". Notice the absence of a comma, causing the grammatical ambiguity that is the centrepiece of this wonderful work. Spang talk 17:43, 20 August 2006 (UTC)
Deep. Still, I'm regretting voting For it. It's brilliance is so overwhelming that it simply swamps the rest of the mainpage. Or, it's puerile and would be better huffed. I haven't decided yet.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 17:48, 20 August 2006 (UTC)
It well deserves featured status - we just have to make sure we never get another one like it. 15:53, 24 August 2006 (UTC)
It's over now though, right? I can open my eyes? It was funny the first time I saw it on the mainpage...after that I just wanted it gone.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 15:58, 24 August 2006 (UTC)

That Jesus Thing[edit]

Hey, sorry, hadn't had time to look at it yet --Chronarion 00:47, 25 August 2006 (UTC)

No biggie. I'm the only one who cared, apparently.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 03:53, 25 August 2006 (UTC)

HMS Potatore[edit]

Hey, we got nommed!--Shandon 17:03, 31 August 2006 (UTC)

WTF?! You said no one would ever find out about this! I'm ruined...ruined! The boys at the construction site will never let me live this down...--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 19:06, 31 August 2006 (UTC)

Yeah, our reps are dead.--Shandon 19:08, 31 August 2006 (UTC)

Hey, your frappr location says you are in Victoria BC, but methinks you're in Australia...?--Shandon 10:54, 3 September 2006 (UTC)

Funny, when I put in my town and province frappr thought I was in Australia too.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 13:06, 3 September 2006 (UTC)

So wait a minute, you're actually in Victoria? I'm in North Vancouver.--Shandon

I thought I heard anguished sobbing when American Dream reappeared on VFH...--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 14:22, 3 September 2006 (UTC)

Special Needs[edit]

Hey MO, I'm away camping for the rest of this week, so if in the meantime you should feel like adding to this, please do. I've been thinking about the idea for awhile but couldn't start it properly until now.--Shandon 12:41, 5 September 2006 (UTC) Jesus, it's 6AM--shouldn't you be unconscious??

Gotta work...--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 13:01, 5 September 2006 (UTC)
When you get back, if you give me your "vision" for a pic I can probably help. Wordwise, however, I'm consumed by my own wordy weirdness.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 19:34, 6 September 2006 (UTC)

Hey MO. Um, I can do the logoed car. Could you take a crack at an image of Christopher Reeve, clearly being obnoxious & having just eaten a very messy mango, issuing the statement on a major news network per the article? Methinks you could do a better job at that than I could. Thx--Shandon 20:27, 9 September 2006 (UTC)

I'll try. It could take awhile as, oddly, I've never made a picture of Christopher Reeve, clearly being obnoxious & having just eaten a very messy mango, issuing the statement on a major news network. You'd figure that'd have come up by now, but no.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 20:36, 9 September 2006 (UTC)
Superman, press conference, it. I really hope that this is what you wanted.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 04:44, 10 September 2006 (UTC)
Or perhaps this version.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 18:23, 11 September 2006 (UTC)


Ah, democracy at its finest.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 13:55, 3 September 2006 (UTC)


Thanks. It was tough making him look even dorkier than he does in the real the bastard stole my SpongeBob clock. Come to think of it, Ben Franklin stole my other clock, too.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 02:43, 4 September 2006 (UTC)
Oh fo' sho', fo' sho'...Franklin's a chump, yo'. -- [sire] EMC [TALK] 02:45, 4 September 2006 (UTC)
That's my favourite pic from SH. I dig the zebra-skin band on the bucket cap and the leopard-print vest.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 02:47, 4 September 2006 (UTC)


It speaks for itself.-- Premier Tom Mayfair 12:05, 8 September 2006 (UTC)

Um, yeah. Again, thanks.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 12:14, 8 September 2006 (UTC)


Thanks for reverting my talk page...that's the first time I've been vandalized;-)-- Sir Severian Severian1.jpg CUN.png (Sprich mit mir!) Kraut.png 11:58, 11 September 2006 (UTC)

No problem. We Uncyclopedianorites have to stick together.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 17:57, 11 September 2006 (UTC)

score at VFH:HTBFANJS[edit]

Ah yes... the "Noperoo" got me.--<<>> 14:40, 14 September 2006 (UTC)

It would be better if there was a "comment" block and buttons for "for", "against" or "comment". I suspect that would take some geek knowhow to program, however.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 15:08, 14 September 2006 (UTC)


I'm looking to use your nomemes template on some articles when I'm checking for quality control. However, as you have probably seen, I've changed it somewhat. I hope you don't mind - feel free to mess about with it or revert if you want. I just wanted it to make it function a bit more like the 'fix' maintanance template as a bit of an advisory tag. Just letting you know. -- Hindleyite 14:50, 14 September 2006 (UTC)

It's all good. At least it'll be used for something.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 15:05, 14 September 2006 (UTC)


Hi MO, what are you working on lately? Should you have some time in the next week, I would really appreciate some visuals help on this work in process. You should get the idea with what I've got down already. Eh? Eh?!--Shandon 05:28, 19 September 2006 (UTC)

Currently I'm doing pictures that no one likes (see VFP for the bloodletting) and a rewrite. Also, I'm playing Lego Star Wars II and it's eating up all my time. I did a couple of drafts of the SpecialNeeds pics you wanted, the link is above here somewhere. I took a look at Pooh. I'll try to figure out if there's anything I can contribute (I never read the stories as a kid).--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 05:59, 19 September 2006 (UTC)

No Problem[edit]

Suburban homeboy is probably one of the best pages on Uncyclopedia, so naturally I'd support it. The picture of Benjamin Franklin with the 'hella' 'tight' hat and watch is priceless.

Cheers, --Hhamdy283 20:05, 19 September 2006 (UTC)


Not a problem, I just vote for the good stuff. —Oblivion - Fire - Sex [O|F|S] Icons-flag-us.png MUN CM NS [email protected] (drivel) 15:18, 23 September 2006 (UTC)

It's good to know that some of my stuff is the good stuff. Now I can walk up to undercover cops and say, "Hey, I've got some of the good stuff." That'll be cool.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 18:26, 23 September 2006 (UTC)

Just So You Know....[edit]

It's Llama-Llover here. Just letting you know that I am constantly thinking of new subjects (funny, of course) to add to the Suburban Homeboy page. I try to mimic your style, but it's just not easy. So basically, whatever I write, you can delete, edit, or just leave it alone- it really doesn't matter to me. I just think that a lot more could be added to the page. (BTW, I was thinking of some Sports:Cross Country section to the effect of the Suburban Homeboy thinks its a shizzled sissy sport because he can't run with his homie pants all the way down to his knees... what do you think?) (unsigned comment by Llama-Llover)

It helps to try to get into the head of a suburban middle-class kid who has co-opted a stereotype of another culture because suburbia has no culture of its own. While I was writing the page & making/retouching the pics I tended to talk with my arms, wear my hoodie up and walk like a gangsta/pimp. It's easier to write as a character when you adopt that character yourself. Remember too, that it's a white suburban kid who thinks he's a black gangsta; so everything they like (bling/basketball/rap/etc) he likes too, even if he doesn't understand what it is or know why it's good. Also, he's still influenced by his white middle class background, hence the "Poor Richard's Almanac" bit (even though he totally misinterprets it...which is what makes it funny).
...which all makes it sound much deeper than I meant it to be. If it's funny I'll let it stay, if it's meh I'll try to improve it, and if it sucks I'll cut it. My main worry is cruft, so if it's merely okay (and I can't figure out how to make it better) I'll play it safe and cut it (as too many pages lose their focus as okay bit after okay bit gets added).--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 05:06, 24 September 2006 (UTC)

HowTo:Skip School[edit]

Well, well, well. I scratch your back in VFH and VFP, and you've finally scratched mine back. Thanks for voting for my article on VFH. Finally, my lack of volunteer work, failure to socialize outside of the interweb, and ugliness have paid off. Again, thanks! -- §. | WotM | PLS | T | C | A 06:15, 30 September 2006 (UTC)

I may not know much about art, but I know what I like.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 06:20, 30 September 2006 (UTC)


Thanks for helping to vote for me with the foolish unhumour of some certain user who, by now, knows better. Hopefully. Even on a wiki with as widely varying tastes as Uncyc, it's nice to know that there's some humour in the community. It's a shame that no one won. Premier Tom Mayfair 05:23, 1 October 2006 (UTC)

It's good that no one won. It means that there were no users idiotic enough to deserve it. That's a good thing, IMO.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 05:42, 1 October 2006 (UTC)


Was happy to see that you changed your mind about the HowTo:Learn Hebrew. I just hope the bloody thing gets featured finally....

In the name of Allah! Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

has awarded you a Nuclear missile
Now go and destroy the The Zionist Entity

This Template Will Self Destruct in Countdown.gif seconds

-- Brigadier Sir Mordillo Icons-flag-il.png GUN UotY WotM FP UotM AotM MI2 AnotM VFH +S 14:54, 6 October 2006 (UTC)

I'd try to reply by saying something humourously anti-semitic, but you Jews are too sensitive about that sort of thing.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 15:22, 6 October 2006 (UTC)

More thanks . . .[edit]

. . . for the Mae Zedong comments over at Reefer Desk. So now that I've done head-swapping with the GIMP, I can now erase it from my hard drive and memory as that's the only thing it does well what would recommend as a next step for photochopping?--Procopius 03:44, 11 October 2006 (UTC)

No need for thanks, that's what Reefer Desk is for. As for what you should do next...learn how to use GIMP (that's what you're using, right?). Layers and masks are probably the most important toys, as they let you change one part of a pic w/o messing with anything else. Image:Helloapocalypse.jpg, for example, used 4 existing pics and a total of 13 layers.
Don't worry, it starts to make sense after awhile, once you start thinking in layers. You don't need to go complex right off the bat; but from now one when you're writing and need a pic, google for appropriate images and GIMP away...even if they don't turn out it's good experience. Some just don't turn out...The Andy Griffith Show started out as a pic idea on a "Fife Club" pun; the pic turned out horribly. The page rewrite went okay, if on an obscure topic (so even when one thing goes poorly it can inspire something else).
Good luck, anyway. I can't give you too much help w/the specifics of GIMP (as I'm the last 'chopper on earth that still uses Jasc Paint Shop Pro 7.00), but there are enough fellow 'choppers around for more generalized help on Reefer Desk, as you've already discovered.
I'd close by saying something like, "Find tutorials and do them/RTFM/and whatnot", but I never did shit like that; groping around in the dark works fine.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 04:32, 11 October 2006 (UTC)

Happy Unbirthday[edit]

Uncake.gif Happy Unbirthday!
You have now officially been an uncyclopedia member for one full year.
Must suck to be you!

This is day early because I'm on a weird schedule tomorrow, and I didn't want to forget, but I wanted to thank you for making this site a better place for being here. Your help with Canada was what first got my attention, but I've been pleased to read your original (featured!) works since. So thanks.  :) ~ T. (talk) 19:17, 12 October 2006 (UTC)

Freaky! I was just looking at my scrap page, and I noticed that my unbirthday is tomorrow. Thanks for pre-remembering, and the compliment. I'm so totally renting a pony next year.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 19:28, 12 October 2006 (UTC)

Ban Patrol[edit]

You put me on the Ban Patrol?! I mean, come on. How long have we known each other? And THIS is how you want to end our friendship? I respect you greatly, Sir Crap Sir Modusoperandi, and I would never, EVER, insult you like that. Vote for me as UnBooks:Author of the Month. -- [sire] EMC [TALK] 19:15, 14 October 2006 (UTC)

While I respect you, your work, and those snazzy jeans, you should know better than to mess with someone else's edits. I only noticed at all because I was going through VFD and noticed that someone else wrote something in my "style" (such as it is), "Wow, Sir Crap sounds just like...hey!". If Hardwick gets a smidge of time off for humourously editing someone else's comment on VFH, you deserve the same for dinkery. Take a deep breath. Now take another. I'm pulling it from Ban Patrol; just don't do it again. --Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 19:26, 14 October 2006 (UTC)
I love you. -- [sire] EMC [TALK] 21:24, 14 October 2006 (UTC)
I have that effect on people. Don't worry, it'll change to nausea later.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 00:50, 15 October 2006 (UTC)

Solid Gold[edit]

Don't be so hard on yourself. You're not neurotic. It was a good idea for an article. --Thetanmancan 19:45, 14 October 2006 (UTC)

I fulfilled my goals of;
  1. being better than and not being as blunt as American Fundie Magazine,
  2. making a very unfunny subject at least somewhat funny with a pointed satire, and
  3. keeping my own damn opinions out of the main text (for the most part), thus giving the Uncyc equivalent of NPOV.
I still hope that enough people dig it that it makes feature, as it's easily my favourite page (at least among my own).--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 20:19, 14 October 2006 (UTC)

If you wanna...[edit]

Could you take a look at The Putz Who Stole Hanukkah? Its finished and I was wondering if you see any problems, and if you think she's ready for VFH. Thanks, -- Sir C America...Fuck Yeah!!!! Holla | CUN 04:20, 15 October 2006 (UTC)

It's good, if a bit long (being Seuss it's probably tough to cut). Needs more pics...pity that the response from "image req" hasn't been better (I'll try to add at least one more within the next few days). Also, try formatting it like:
Every Jew
Down in Jewville
Liked Hanukkah a lot,
But some Putz,
Who lived just East of Jewville,
Did not!

instead of:

Every Jew

Down in Jewville

Liked Hanukkah a lot,

But some Putz,

Who lived just East of Jewville,

Did not!

as it ends up a bit more compact and easier to read that way.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 04:28, 15 October 2006 (UTC)

Alright, and looking forward to the pic...the first two were great! Thanks, -- Sir C America...Fuck Yeah!!!! Holla | CUN 04:33, 15 October 2006 (UTC)
OK, done with the, you think one more pic and shes good to go?? -- Sir C America...Fuck Yeah!!!! Holla | CUN 04:42, 15 October 2006 (UTC)
More pics is better, but the text is strong enough to hold up the page even with only a few pics, IMO. My last pic will probably be this w/the star o' david or Jewish Christmas ornament. Who knew people make Jewish xmas ornaments? There's one more 'chop to, but it's not planned out yet (and, as such, may not work out).--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 04:55, 15 October 2006 (UTC)
OK, sounds good, let me know when you're done. Im sure it (or they) will be great. -- Sir C America...Fuck Yeah!!!! Holla | CUN 05:33, 15 October 2006 (UTC)
The first one is simple enough, it's just substituting one bit for another. The unnamed one, however, requires actually retouching (that is, adding things that aren't there and that aren't sporked from another pic). That's tougher. I like a challenge (I never thought that Leonard's arm would turn out, and it ended up being dead easy, once I figured out the "trick"). Cross your fingers (not while typing). In any event, I'll pop them onto the talkpage when they're done.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 05:39, 15 October 2006 (UTC)
Alright, and yeah, that pic turned out really well. Loved that article too. -- Sir C America...Fuck Yeah!!!! Holla | CUN 05:45, 15 October 2006 (UTC)

Even More Thanks[edit]

For the help you gave me on the discussion page. I'll try that some day. --Thetanmancan 21:07, 15 October 2006 (UTC)

You Really Deserve This[edit]

Thanks a ton for all the pics. -- Sir C America...Fuck Yeah!!!! Holla | CUN 03:46, 16 October 2006 (UTC)

Cbread.jpg Plate of cornbread!!!
Sir Cornbread has done awarded you a whole plate of cornbread fo shizzle! You should feel really special. Now, go get some pork chops and fried chicken, and have yo' self a nice home cooked meal. --Sir Cornbread
No biggie. Since my summer writing spree is over I've got more time to spend helping other people out. You didn't think you were the only one, did you?--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 03:54, 16 October 2006 (UTC)
Tis on VFH now, wish me luck *cough(and vote for it)*cough. -- Sir C America...Fuck Yeah!!!! Holla | CUN 04:30, 17 October 2006 (UTC)

The Great Aspie War of Ought Six[edit]

Please dive right in! As soon as it's goodly enough, we'll move it to the main space. Some of your patented priceless pix would be peachy!  Sir Tooltroll, Esq. CUN  Eh?  Oh!  UnTunes! Cannabagreen.jpgI Card-hearts-up.gif my cat! 12:36, 27 October 2006 (UTC)

Concerning Divas and Misinterpretations thereof[edit]

Hey there Modus. I hope you don't find this mean or overly critical, but I did find it a tad hypocritical that you called Cornbread a "diva" on the "Putz Who Stole Hannakkah" talk page, given that you seem to have a difficult time with againsts (ie, will comment/defend more than half of them). I'm not saying it's a "pot calling kettle black" thing or anything, and I hope you'll take this as the gentle hint away from that that it's intended as instead of a rebuke. It just came across to me that way, and may do that with others, as well. I didn't leave this message on that page, since it degenerated to yet ANOTHER name-calling match (we've got a surplus, it seems, and can't seem to get rid of the damned drama around here), and I figured leaving anything negative there would turn to another mudslinging match very quickly (which I'm sure we're all getting tired of).--<<>> 04:34, 29 October 2006 (UTC)

Yeah! No hard feelings but Brad's right. -- Sir C America...Fuck Yeah!!!! Holla | CUN 04:51, 29 October 2006 (UTC)
I fully admit that I am a diva. Bam? (scroll down to the bit where I say that "I am a diva"). I try not to be, and have managed thus far to avoid getting into a row. Rather, my divaness is more either;
  1. Explaining something that, I feel, a user has misinterpreted (which makes me look like an ass when something I thought was universal turns out to be less so...) or
  2. After an against for one of my many, frankly, works of genius (diva!), making a change to that W.o.G. that (hopefully) negates the reason for the vote. This has improved all of the pages and pics that have hit VFH/VFP (For example, I cut a funny but misguided section from American Fundie Magazine, and replaced it with a funnier section that ended up being probably the best chuck of the whole damn page; all because someone had the audacity to criticize (diva!)...).
But enough about me. That I pointed out some foolishness isn't hypocrisy; that it was obvious enough for a diva as oblivious as myself to pick up on it should be a red flag, methinks. If you want, CB, I'll be your sponsor for Diva-anon. I've been going for awhile, and it has helped me, somewhat.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 05:21, 29 October 2006 (UTC)
Hey, I'm just joking, I'm not pissed or anything...After all, you somewhat made the article great w/ the terrific pics. You often vote for my work, and you're one of my allies on the site. I'm just playin, dawg. No worries. And thanks for the pics one final time. -- Sir C America...Fuck Yeah!!!! Holla | CUN 05:36, 29 October 2006 (UTC)
Thanks. I still giggle at Osama bin Grinchen, which is your fault, as it wouldn't have been made if you hadn't started The Putz Who Stole Hanukkah‎. I do love you, man. I just try to be a voice of reason when arguments between users get out of hand.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 05:43, 29 October 2006 (UTC)


The template is larger than normal due to the cleanup. I can't figure it out or I'd fix it for you. Premier Tom Mayfair 02:08, 8 November 2006 (UTC)

It seems to never be the same twice...I've asked a higher authourity (what little I learned about templates is long gone).--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 03:26, 8 November 2006 (UTC)
It seems to be okay now...--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 07:05, 11 November 2006 (UTC)

Conceptual Art[edit]

If you have time would you mind glancing over this: Conceptual Art. Any help to improve it would be greatly appreciated. --Winstanley1 20:32, 8 November 2006 (UTC)

It's not bad, though a little close to the truth. It needs an intro (about the skill and knowledge required to analyse art) and a closing paragraph (something about how it (the closing paragraph) symbolized the shifting paradigm of...x... and maybe a closing-closing paragraph that analyses the previous paragragh).
Also, try Uncyclopedia:Pee Review for more help. You won't get much of it, as it's both hard to critique and there aren't too many people who go there, but a wider cross-section of Uncyc will see it (so you'll get a wider band of opinions). While there, help someone else out with their page...
Checking Pee Review I see it's already there, and hasn't had any comments.
Oh well. --Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 22:23, 8 November 2006 (UTC)
...and now that I think about it, have one from the chimp that paints. Don't actually say that it's from a chimp. Rather, refer to the artist as a "600lb gorilla of the art world", or something. Also, I realize that it's a work-in-progress, but check your spelling; nothing kills a page faster than bad spelling. Okay, there are a bunch of things that are worse, but you get my point.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 22:39, 8 November 2006 (UTC)


I've nominated you. You should be proud. --Micoolio101 (whinevandalism) 04:50, 9 November 2006 (UTC)

Um, thanks...PotM sure, WotM maybe, but UotM? That's for helpful people! Shit! That means I'm helpful! <sobs quietly realizing that his mission to be evil has failed miserably> --Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 05:23, 9 November 2006 (UTC)
Meh, at least you can use that crappy template again if you succeed. And I DO think your helpful. Your just underestimating yourself. And for God's sake! Reply on my talkpage from now on! I had to add this gobshite to my watchlist! Now, would you like me to nominate you at FFS? Or put NRV on your userpage? --Micoolio101 (whinevandalism) 05:55, 9 November 2006 (UTC)
I'd use a different crappy template...and conversations continue where they start. That's SOP. It stops conversations from getting cut up (and don't worry about "watching" a page, my watchlist is up over 500 pages...) --Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 05:58, 9 November 2006 (UTC)
That's it! I'm putting NRV on your userpage! [2] --Micoolio101 (whinevandalism) 06:28, 9 November 2006 (UTC)

Featured images[edit]

Can featured images be images which have been taken elsewhere from the internet and then manipulated so that they become funny? I ask because there are two seemingly contradictory statements on the featured image help page:

  • No pictures stolen from other websites will be considered
  • You can steal any image you want to manipulate, mutate and decrapulate from anywhere you want. (Almost) anything is fair game: just remember to note where you originally sourced the image when you upload

I presume this means that a stolen image which has been manipulated is allowed, one which has just been taken straight from the website isn’t. Am I correct? Thanks for your help. Weri long wang 00:31, 10 November 2006 (UTC)

Yes, most images here are taken from elsewhere and manipulated to be funny (make sure to credit the original websites in the "summary" box w/the http addresses and the "licensing" too).--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 00:39, 10 November 2006 (UTC)

The Uncyclopedian's Song[edit]

Now with AUDIO!!!

  Sir Tooltroll, Esq. CUN  Eh?  Oh!  UnTunes! Cannabagreen.jpgI Card-hearts-up.gif my cat! 11:56, 10 November 2006 (UTC)

Creepy and disturbing on so many levels. Awesome! When's the album coming out? --Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 17:30, 10 November 2006 (UTC)
It would be creepier and more disturbing awesomer with a pic, but I can't for the life of me think of anything apropo. You?   Sir Tooltroll, Esq. CUN  Eh?  Oh!  UnTunes! Cannabagreen.jpgI Card-hearts-up.gif my cat! 17:48, 10 November 2006 (UTC)
I'll think about it but, no, nothing besides a geek at his keytar. What was the other guy from Wham's name, anyway?--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 17:50, 10 November 2006 (UTC)
Andrew Ridgeley, or something like that, I think. I'm currently too lazy to check WP for confirmation, but I'm usually a fairly reliable source of useless music trivia, so I'll stand by my guess.   Sir Tooltroll, Esq. CUN  Eh?  Oh!  UnTunes! Cannabagreen.jpgI Card-hearts-up.gif my cat! 17:54, 10 November 2006 (UTC)
Just had an idear. Trying to find a shot of "Terry Jones: Nude Man at Piano" as a typical uncyclopedian.  Sir Tooltroll, Esq. CUN  Eh?  Oh!  UnTunes! Cannabagreen.jpgI Card-hearts-up.gif my cat! 18:00, 10 November 2006 (UTC)
A cursory google image search for Andrew made me throw up in my mouth a little, so no, you should go a different way. Like this, maybe? (dig the upside down Batman pants).
Terry Jones at piano sounds sounds a bit obscure for a google search, although I found this painting, which is extra creepy, because someone friggin' painted it.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 18:05, 10 November 2006 (UTC)
The painting is great! I'm searching PythonNet right now, but I might use the painting. Heh. Creepy.  Sir Tooltroll, Esq. CUN  Eh?  Oh!  UnTunes! Cannabagreen.jpgI Card-hearts-up.gif my cat! 18:14, 10 November 2006 (UTC)
Ah, Python! Not the one I was looking for, but as good or better.   Sir Tooltroll, Esq. CUN  Eh?  Oh!  UnTunes! Cannabagreen.jpgI Card-hearts-up.gif my cat! 18:37, 10 November 2006 (UTC)

Bagpipe solo[edit]

Modus, I want to put a bagpipe solo in the audio I'm working on, so 1) Do you actually play, or is the stuff about bagpipes on your front page just for chuckles; 2) Are you interested; and, 3) If interested, have you the technology?   Sir Tooltroll, Esq. CUN  Eh?  Oh!  UnTunes! Cannabagreen.jpgI Card-hearts-up.gif my cat! 10:13, 18 November 2006 (UTC)

Sorry, t'was but a joke. I do that sometimes. Thanks for the offer, though.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 11:14, 18 November 2006 (UTC)


How long have you had all those articles for? You're just throwing them out like anything. They are good by the way. --—Braydie 20:11, 20 November 2006 (UTC)

I wrote the Gargamel one last night in my head. The others came to me during a spookily quiet Monday at work (not that I write while at work...although if I did my office job would be perfect as it only uses the left side of my brain, leaving the right free to thing up weird shit). And thanks, it's good to know that I'm not the only one who finds them amusing. (In case you were wondering about the later "release dates" - I'm making them "weekly", spacing them out so as to not hog UnNews) --Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 20:21, 20 November 2006 (UTC)
Ahh nice, I try to make my stories parodys of others, like Composure1, but I try to write one a day. Yeah, at first I thought that you made a mistake with the dates, but then I doubted that you would get it wrong because you were getting it wrong by at least a month. But at least you don't need to worry about writing for a while. --—Braydie 23:22, 20 November 2006 (UTC)
I've been here for over a year, but UnNews is new to me. I don't want to scare away my new muse, as it were. Plus I'm still laughing at the Beastman bit from here. I'd forgotten just how often I said "totally" as a kid (or, to be more precise, "TOW-tily). --Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 23:35, 20 November 2006 (UTC)
Holy shit has he ever written a lot of UnNews stories! His Foolitzer is well earned. --Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 23:44, 20 November 2006 (UTC)
Haha, yeah I totally agree, and he won that award in the first month of him writing. He wrote 40 odd, at least one a day (sorry thats patronising, I'm pretty sure you can do the math). I've only been here, like 1-2 weeks, and I find UnNews articles so much easier to write, as they are shorter, and you can manipulate the truth so much easier to make it funny, sorry to whore it but like this UnNews:Buyers line up for a Wii. --—Braydie 23:50, 20 November 2006 (UTC)
No biggie on the whoring; sometimes you need to illustrate a point.
I'm not sure that they're easier to write. Most of the time I have an idea, or a one-liner, or a pic, and just let it fester in my head for weeks. Add research (sometimes too much research), bring to a boil and "poof" instant page. Which makes it sound easier than it is...UnNews certainly is faster, anyway. Minimal research (so far), and you don't have to worry about it being "stubby"; you can just have the bare bones of comedy and don't have to worry about filling in the space between funny with more funny. This is a distinct change from some of my non-UnNews pages: which required research and I ended up with too much info, making me both curmudgeonly writer and battleaxe editor. Which is an odd feeling, what with the "This can go/No this should stay!" arguments with myself. UnNews is a nice change.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 00:14, 21 November 2006 (UTC)

Yeah I agree, its quicker than nomal articles, and yeah sometimes there can be so much info, UnNews just requires bare minimum, but its still funny. --—Braydie 15:37, 21 November 2006 (UTC)

A Ward[edit]

My Hardeehar can't be bothered learning how to make templates, award:

Ray Martin Loves You For: Helping me to learning new smarts, thank you.

There you go. Hardeehar SeeHereForTalky Who Is Benson? 14:44, 22 November 2006 (UTC)

w00t! (Don't bother learning about templates. They are, for the most part, overused and unnecessary) --Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 15:47, 22 November 2006 (UTC)
Besides, isn't this the best award you ever got. Hardeehar SeeHereForTalky AARRGGHH 16:45, 22 November 2006 (UTC)

I made a story![edit]

Greeting, friend! Remember the time when that idiot who praised Powershot went trolling the forums, and ultimately met his end? I have just chronicled those events in a story I wrote on a subsection of my userpage. You can find it here. It's written in a style similar to Plato, and I'll probably add pictures to it later. Or better yet, you could make some pictures for it! (Not that I'm forcing you to, but it would be appreciated considering I'm still working on my photo-manipulation skills.) --General Insineratehymn 01:21, 25 November 2006 (UTC)

I'll take a look at it, and add some pics if anything comes to me. I can't guarantee they'll be 'chops, as the couple of ideas I've got should be easy to find.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 04:21, 25 November 2006 (UTC)

Hello, please comment[edit]

I know this would be pretty useless, but because you are so great :P, please comment on my new image on Uncyclopedia:Reefer Desk. Cheers! It's gneomI 12:30, 30 November 2006 (UTC)

Done.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 16:00, 30 November 2006 (UTC)


In all the commotion, I never managed to thank you for the cookie, Modus! So, then: Thanks for the cookie! It was quite good actually, with a nice cup of tea and a bit of raspberry jam topping... Actually, it occurred to me that's the first Uncyclopedia cookie I've ever received, from anybody, as far as I can recall. (I didn't think I was overweight, but maybe I'm just in denial.)  c • > • cunwapquc? 08:56, 2 December 2006 (UTC)

You're a level head on the choppy Wiki sea. You mediate without getting sucked into the drama. Those are fairly rare traits around here. For that you deserve a cookie. Probably more. Definitely more.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 09:01, 2 December 2006 (UTC)
There, it should have happened a long time ago...--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 09:08, 2 December 2006 (UTC)
Um, thanks! A second time! But to be honest, and maybe I shouldn't remind anyone of this, it did happen a long time ago, with less than optimal results, as you can see. And given what happened yesterday, I suspect this latest one isn't likely to do much better. Still, it's always nice to know that somebody out there is at least giving me the benefit of the doubt!  c • > • cunwapquc? 17:05, 2 December 2006 (UTC) did see who you were up against, right? I mean, I write okay, but I wouldn't want to be on WotM against a Hardwick or Procopius...and I'm not. Thankfully. 'Cause they already got theirs. Just like you and Mhaille/Tompkins. Even if I'm the only one who votes for you, that's still better than something that's worse. I'd come up with a better analogy, but I just finished a couple of nite shifts and am groggy. I sure hope I'm writing in english --Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 22:28, 2 December 2006 (UTC)
...or (he says, checking UotM), you could have done "things" to "people" (like that time you killed a hobo just you see if you could get away with it), making my nom, potentially, a terrible embarrassment for all involved. If so, sorry. Still, from what I've seen, you're a good cheese. Like Camembert. Not like that bastard, Havarti! --Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 22:34, 2 December 2006 (UTC)

Hey Modus[edit]

You wanna judge for the next PLS? I can understand if you wanna enter, instead, but I thought it only right to ask you to judge, since you've got such a hot streak of featured pictures going lately.--<<>> 01:10, 3 December 2006 (UTC)

Oh, and respond on my talkpage either yes or no, please, since I'll probably forget I even sent you this message.--<<>> 01:12, 3 December 2006 (UTC)
I'm saying here that I'm responding on your talkpage because I also will forget that whatever it is that's happening right now ever happened. Frankly I'm doubtful it did, already.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 04:08, 3 December 2006 (UTC)

UnNews idea[edit]

I thought of a good idea for an UnNews article. Why not make one about the madness and the "Drama" going on in UGotM? Really, the word should be spread around... --AAA! (AAAA) 09:00, 3 December 2006 (UTC)

I dunno. It's a good idea, but I'm not the guy to write it. I try to avoid being too in-jokey, as in-jokes tend to have a "best before date" (and the audience for any one in-joke shrinks steadily over time). I'll try to pitch in with 'chops, if someone is up for the text.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 09:11, 3 December 2006 (UTC)
I'll create it, but I'll need some help. What's a good title? --AAA! (AAAA) 09:19, 3 December 2006 (UTC)
"Hurricane Drama batters Uncyclopedia"? --Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 09:29, 3 December 2006 (UTC)
Damn, it's harder than I thought. How do you create an UnNews article? --AAA! (AAAA) 09:34, 3 December 2006 (UTC)
The hardest part with UnNews is getting the cadence of a real news article, as it's much more spartan than, say, a narrative. Try reading the newspaper. Or a few UnNews stories (the featured ones are all good examples). Tagline...intro...interview...background...interview...punchline - is how mine normally go (for example: UnNews:Flash and the Furious Five split is good and short, and UnNews:Supreme Court decision nail in coffin for Gargamel is a not-yet released longer one. Sorry for whoring, but I know my own stuff best...).--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 09:46, 3 December 2006 (UTC)
Hurricane Drama, shown in a satellite photo, just before pounding the coast of the sleepy, peaceful island nation of Uncyclopedia
Hopefully this will awaken your inner muse.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 22:19, 3 December 2006 (UTC)

Yo Modus,[edit]

I just rewrote the shite out of Barney and would like you to take a piss on it. -Super90

If it has a quote section, use the "option" tag. This makes the page show one quote, randomly, each time the page is loaded
See the beginning of Canada for the formatting/wiki codes
Lose the memes. Russian Reversal, Michael Jackson etc, have all lost their appeal.
Try not to overlap pics left to right. Pic...text....pic, is less distracting than picpic...text.
Chop down the list. Six is the magic number. If a list can't be avoided (and sometimes it can't), remember it's quality over quantity.
Avoid "this did happen in the the future". It comes across as random (some people like random, me not so much).
External links are the devil. If the vid is on youtube, you can embed it in the page (with <youtube>id</youtube>).
...and don't forget to sign your talkpage posts with ~~~~. I hope this helped. Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 21:45, 5 December 2006 (UTC)

I cut the memes by about half and kept the funnier ones. I know lotsa folks are sick of them, but as a noob, I like them. I think familiarity has bred contempt for the vets. Formatting is an art at which I am unskilled. Thanks for the tips. -Super90 ps speaking of whoring, check out my unnews article

The anti-meme trend hurts me too, as Russian Reversal was one of the first pages I edited (I even did a rewrite on Yakov Smirnoff, back in the day).
When you post "internal" links, you don't need the entire address. It can just go like this; [[UnNews:Bush:_God_Must_Lay_Down_Weapons_of_Mass_Destruction]], which shows up as;UnNews:Bush:_God_Must_Lay_Down_Weapons_of_Mass_Destruction.
As for your news story, at first I thought, "Hey, that's too short!" (most of my UnNews tales are really long), but after reading it, it's actually pretty good. It just needs appropriate links, and the {{original}} tag at the bottom (or the source that inspired the story, if there was one). Kudos!
Also, in a stunning reversal of your whoring, I'll do the same: UnBooks:Pulp Novel, the case of the dashing dame. It's not the easiest read. Which is fitting, because it wasn't the easiest write.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 22:14, 5 December 2006 (UTC)

Thanks for the vote![edit]

Without your vote, surely someone worthy of the award, like yourself, would have actually won. -- §. | WotM | PLS | T | C | A 01:08, 6 December 2006 (UTC)

Looks at calendar...
Yes, I'm planning on having the same thing happen this month as well, the Susan Lucci of WotM, if you will.
Nevertheless, you deserved it...and I waved at you in the parade. Did you see me as your limo roared by?--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 01:11, 6 December 2006 (UTC)


The score on Scrabble pi IMO should be 3+, just because it's my pict... no I'm joking. Yeah, someone forgot to sign, so their vote is invalid. I didn't want to start and rv war so I thought I would contact you. :D --—Braydie 19:40, 6 December 2006 (UTC)

Ahh, I see now. I thought you were shooting yourself in the foot by adding the {{unsigned}} template...but if you're not counting it, it should be +3. I'll fix it. Or alternatively, I'll mess it up in an entirely different way.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 20:04, 6 December 2006 (UTC)
So, I fixed it. Then the user who created the need for a fix negated my fix by fixed the error that I fixed. "Fix" is the word of the day on my "functionally illiterate calendar", by the way. Yesterday it was "shoe".--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 20:16, 6 December 2006 (UTC)
Thanks. Lol, how come yesterday it was shoe? --—Braydie 23:27, 6 December 2006 (UTC)
The description (or "deskripshun") says "It's on TV". I think they meant "show". It's not a very good calendar; the banner on the front cover says, "It'll lern you how to speak english real good, even if you ain't know anything". Plus they misspelled February. And May.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 23:35, 6 December 2006 (UTC)
Haha --—Braydie 23:38, 6 December 2006 (UTC)

Out on a limb[edit]

I wrote kind of a gutsy article called National_Nigger_Day. I'm shooting for social commentary/satie, but am afraid it's a little clumsy. If you have a sec, give a look. --Super90 20:35, 6 December 2006 (UTC)

Cut the "chant" way down (just put "repeat", or something). Repetition has it's place at the table of comedy, but too much kills (but in a bad way).
Pics! I'm seeing Kramer in blackface. (I'll try 'chop you a pic, if you want).
"It's good to know that finally, in 2006, racism is over in American. Black and white are truly equal. Unless you're a broad." or somesuch might work as a close (or a starter quote). --Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 20:54, 6 December 2006 (UTC)

Ahh, Kramer in blackface... Brilliant! I'd love that. The thing with the repetition (that perhaps isn't getting across) is that, well, imagine everyone in the country went out and shouted "Nigger" 200+ times - the word truly would lose all of its power and this BS brouhaha would never have happened. Hmm. You gave me an idea, but I think I'll go with 'wetbacks' instead of 'broads' The preceding unsigned comment was added by Super90 (talk • contribs)

Yeh, well the "broads" is probably because of you know. I'm getting better. I've stopped calling a ten dollar bill a "sawbuck".--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 21:26, 6 December 2006 (UTC)

Michael Richards in Blackface Well, here you go. Sorry for the quality; there's not a whole hell of a lot of pics of him around, much less big ones. --Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 05:25, 7 December 2006 (UTC)

Kramer is in the house.--Super90 07:16, 7 December 2006 (UTC)

Hayao Miyazaki[edit]

Thank you for your criticism. How can I create an article that is less random but still funny and pertinent to the subject matter? People are familiar with Miyazaki's films not his personal life; I therefore presumed, it would be more appropriate to surrogate his personal life to randomness rather then his work. Have I got this wordbacks?The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talk • contribs)

Try wikipedia or an internet search. Chances are that there's a bunch of stuff out there on him. If not, try odd, rather than random; stick to a theme or two (like ...he wanted to be a professional hockey player before an unfortunate pelvis injury put him in the hospital. Stuck in a hospital bed for six months he discovered television; and through TV, film...). While there are fans of random here, I'm not one of them. One step away from reality is best, IMO. A skewed reality, if you will. I hope that helps...advice is tough to give, as I'm worried about leading you in a bad direction. When in doubt, a good place to start is to "spork" the wikipedia entry. From there edit and twist...and edit and twist...etc. --Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 07:44, 7 December 2006 (UTC)
Modus Penelope Operandi! I will not idly stand by whilst you slander yourself so!! For shame! You're one of the best contributors here, and your gems of advice are pearls beyond price! "Leading you in a bad direction," indeed. . . Why, I oughta grumble mumble plotz.  Sir Tooltroll, Esq. CUN  Eh?  Oh!  UnTunes! Cannabagreen.jpgI Card-hearts-up.gif my cat! 07:55, 7 December 2006 (UTC)
<blush> --Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 07:58, 7 December 2006 (UTC)

Hitler sound bite[edit]

I stole this a while ago to use as background for an UnNews article. It's Hitler ranting, maybe it'll suffice for you. Remind me when you do the article... I'm in a vegatative state right now, and my memory isn't so good. rev. zim_ulator (Talk - Edits Logs) I am the dirt under your rollers. 16:27, 7 December 2006 (UTC) [this]

Sure, the page is coming together, but it still has me worried a bit. There's that fine line between satire and just being an asshole... --Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 16:50, 7 December 2006 (UTC)
I wouldn't worry unles you have angry people showing up at your door or something. Personally, I find it funny, and I'm going to do an audio for it soon. I may have real world stuff to do first, but it'll show up soon, and as current UnNews. Sieg-fucking-heil! rev. zim_ulator (Talk - Edits Logs) I am the dirt under your rollers. 19:45, 7 December 2006 (UTC)
/me wipes sweat from brow. Whew, what a relief. There are certain subjects that get my spidey sense all a'tingle. I sweat a bit when I have to use a slur on a page </me shakes fist at sky "Damn you, white guilt!"> --Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 19:51, 7 December 2006 (UTC)
Oh, yeah, the k-word. See, thing is, I don't read most of the articles I do for audio. Studio zim_ulator is committed to providing the crappiest quality misinformation coupled with the crappiest sound quality for the lowest price... well, the price is zero, actually... so I'm thinking my slogan should be, maybe... "all the misinformation you can stand, done in one take"... or something, OH YEAH sorry... My ADD-SDD-STD is flaring... <grunt> so, for some reason, I froze at the word "kike"... it's just surprised me for some reason... maybe because you spelled it "kyke", but I think it's actually spelled "kike"... I'm so lazy, I won't even look that up... nd apathetic... and agnostic...
Anyway, you're the lucky recipient of this drivel because it's 6:36pm local time, and I'm bat fuck insane. Keep up the good work, and would you rub that just a little lower please? ...ah... that's good. rev. zim_ulator (Talk - Edits Logs) I am the dirt under your rollers. 23:37, 8 December 2006 (UTC)
Thanks to the pile of really depressing research for American Fundie Magazine ("Available at newstands nowhere!") I discovered that "kike" is the uniquely American (and, thanks to the white trash/rednecks within, the more common) variation of the old world "kyke". Those are details I try to forget, but can't.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 06:49, 9 December 2006 (UTC)
Thanks for the untying the gordian anti-semitic word knot of kyke/kike... I feel much whiter, and my neck is getting even redder. Ye-haw, so to speak. The chimp? I popped him in accidently, then decided, it one is stupid, two is stupider, hence retaining a funny and stupid pseudoflow of hyperdimensional quintesscence. If your confused by what I just said, how do you think I feel, having to create drivel in the first place. cool... time for my meds... later dude. rev. zim_ulator (Talk - Edits Logs) I am the dirt under your rollers. 21:43, 9 December 2006 (UTC)
You probably shouldn't be mixing them with alcohol. You definitely shouldn't be mixing them with that much alcohol. You aren't Elvis, although that bejewelled jumpsuit you're wearing is a nice touch.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 21:50, 9 December 2006 (UTC)

Bucket of Piss![edit]

I don't know why you haven't gotten this already. Keep up the good work. -- [sire] EMC [TALK] 02:38, 8 December 2006 (UTC)

Oh...I see. Well, have another one. -- [sire] EMC [TALK] 02:39, 8 December 2006 (UTC)
Gee, um, thanks? /me looks inside. You need to drink more water. --Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 03:06, 8 December 2006 (UTC)
Bucket of piss? WTF? --AAA! (AAAA) 04:37, 8 December 2006 (UTC)
I'd say, "You had to be there.", but I wasn't, so I'm not sure either. I think it's an award that you get for being a perennial (permonthial?) "also ran" in the various "...of the Month" awards. Or maybe I made that last bit up. The first part is true, however.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 19:08, 8 December 2006 (UTC)

Okay, I tried my hand...[edit]

And was thrice rebuffed by you and AAA!!!. Am I missing something? If you say "In Soviet Russia, Butt Fucks YOU" and "In Soviet Russia, reverse Russian reversal reverse Russian reversal." both suck, I'll take your word for it, but they seem funny to me.

You have to read the intro paragraphs, with the "hows" and "whys". We stick to the pure vision of the holy prophet Yakov, as otherwise the page quickly fills up with blah RR's.
The most important part is,
"The Russian Reversal, in its purest form, is based on the dualistic theorem that:
America is both good and free
Soviet Russia is both bad and oppressive.
Ergo, they are opposites. If something is good in America (as all things in America are), that very same thing is bad in Soviet Russia (ditto)."
--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 22:39, 8 December 2006 (UTC)

I don't know about you, but I'd rather fuck a butt than be fucked by one (no judgment, by the way) and while "reverse Russian reversal" follows no rules at all, it is clearly clever. But again, I defer to you. --Super90 23:08, 8 December 2006 (UTC) PS and the rules clearly state that there are exceptions

There's a double RR, then there's a triple RR...when does it end? <shakes Super90 by the shoulders> When does it end?. I liked the page before, back when it was a giant mess, but we sacrificed the lesser-RRs to save the page. If you plan to add RRs, just try to think paranoid russian citizen/1984.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 01:45, 9 December 2006 (UTC)
Okay! Okay. Sheesh. I just got ass raped by Premier Tom_Mayfair and AAA! guided it in (hope you're happy, punk). I have hereby foresworn Russian reversals, unless I come up with some really good ones. If I do, though, I'm running them by you first...--Super90 02:14, 9 December 2006 (UTC)
Deal. It's easy to come up with an RR, but hard to come up with a good one.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 03:14, 9 December 2006 (UTC)

I'm beginning the UnNews Drama idea[edit]

Tell me everything you know about this "drama" madness, as you were the one who started it. And I'm also going to add the Klaus Nomi pic, what's a good caption for it? --AAA! (AAAA) 23:44, 8 December 2006 (UTC)

I just nom'd Drama (back before it was a fake user) because of the Drama around here recently. As for specifics, the drama is scattered all over the Village Dump. I think all of the drama topic have been bumped to BHOP now, but most of the non-forum drama is listed on UGotM in a couple of the comments. As for the pic, if it's from Drama's own lips, the caption would be something self-centred, "Enough about you, what do you think about me?", and whatnot. --Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 01:50, 9 December 2006 (UTC)
...and you may want to leave this story unwritten. I'm not going to stop you, but there are probably some hurt feelings dissipating under the surface around here. It might be best to just let this one go. --Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 03:21, 9 December 2006 (UTC)
Whatever. I'm too lazy to, anyway. --AAA! (AAAA) 08:49, 9 December 2006 (UTC)
I 'chopped a pic (above), if you want it. If you can make the page funny, go ahead and make it. The worst that will happen is it will result in a couple of flamewars, a case of cyberbullying, a bunch of admins leaving and my beer going flat. "With wiki power comes wiki responsibility". --Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 09:10, 9 December 2006 (UTC)
Maybe when everyone has settled down, I'll start it. How did this happen, anyway? --AAA! (AAAA) 10:19, 9 December 2006 (UTC)
Initially? Someone added "NIN" to the testimonials in Euroipods, Nintendorulez wanted it gone. Then it came back...or something like that. This was a whole year ago. There have been many unrelated digitalized fisticuffs (the Putz brawl) was especially unpleasant). There's more, just hunt through the Benson forum and open anything that isn't allcaps. I've been, at best, a peripheral observer.
My own humble ego got crushed the first time I self nom'd on VFP...though it still pops up once in awhile, so I can empathize (somewhat) with the divas.
Basically, where there are writers there are egos. Where there are egos there's the potential for conflict.
That Euroipods thing, I can't explain; if I'd been an admin, I'd have pulled the "nin" and warned anyone who added it to watch their step (banning if they failed to take the hint). But, since I haven't been involved in that scandal at all, I'm probably missing some important details. --Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 10:46, 9 December 2006 (UTC)

Favor to Ask[edit]

Just put up an article Wolfgang Fuck and need some visuals. I was wondering if you could put Wolfgang Puck's head onto Augustus Gloop's body? Both images are very easily found on Google. That, plus anything else you might think of would rock. I have neither the talent nor the ability to chop (or whatever you kids are calling it these days.) TIA,--Super90 09:26, 9 December 2006 (UTC)

Sure, I'll give it a try.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 09:31, 9 December 2006 (UTC)

Good Samaritan[edit]

^_^ Premier Tom Mayfair 22:40, 9 December 2006 (UTC)

I try to help. It makes up for when my inner diva surfaces, I hope. /me shakes fist at sky "Damn you, karma!" --Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 22:49, 9 December 2006 (UTC)
Don't you mean Drama? --AAA! (AAAA) 22:51, 9 December 2006 (UTC)
Drama, sadly, is a fictional sacrificial lamb. Diva is very real. Karma may or may not be real, but it's best to live as though it is.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 22:54, 9 December 2006 (UTC)

I wasn't kidding[edit]

Hippie comes with everything you see here. Batteries not sold at all because they hurt the environment. --Ж WHEEEEE! 03:48, 10 December 2006 (UTC)

A hippie of my very own! Hurrah!--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 04:40, 10 December 2006 (UTC)

Came in to ask for advice, ended up noming you yet again[edit]

I was going to ask you for advice on how to end the GPS piece since I'm stuck on that for ages....But then I stumbled up on your Dune piece. After I dried my pants I VFHd it. Good show! So, got any advice or should I just let it go as it is? -- Brigadier Sir Mordillo Icons-flag-il.png GUN UotY WotM FP UotM AotM MI2 AnotM VFH +S 08:38, 11 December 2006 (UTC)

Fine print at the end from the company absolving them of any accidents caused by their gadget would be good (with a crashed car pic). The beginning may need different formatting, as it looks like a bunch of little paragraphs right now (maybe try it with the GPS's instructions in quotes). You liked the Dune rewrite, eh? That's four of us (You, me, Mhaille and Super90). We should go bowling.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 09:39, 11 December 2006 (UTC)
...and if you're still stuck, do something else for awhile. Come back to it when you can look at with fresh eyes.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 09:40, 11 December 2006 (UTC)
I was actually doing my "real" job for a while, trying to freshen up the brain, didn't help though....btw, did you know that the original term "Quitzat Haderach" is in Hebrew? -- Brigadier Sir Mordillo Icons-flag-il.png GUN UotY WotM FP UotM AotM MI2 AnotM VFH +S 09:48, 11 December 2006 (UTC)
Well, I'd abandonded The Bureaucracy Channel after writing a few paragraphs and losing my muse. It was only when Tooltroll stumbled upon it and left a message a month or so later that I picked it up again. You'll get the muse back. Go to an electronics gadget site to get the "vibe" of their pitch for your intro, and read the fine print from just about anything for the ending.
No I did not know about the hebrew thing, but that Frank Herbert guy was pretty smart. Too bad he never taught his kid how to be terse. It's got something to do with Kosher cooking, I bet. Maybe Kosher carpentry.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 09:56, 11 December 2006 (UTC)
Ego Boost Ltd. is not responsible for poor cross-platform performance between U.K. software and American roads.
...and thanks for the VFH nom. I'm not sure how many people here are nerdy enough to get it. I mean, there are nerds and then there are nerds.
Also, I've sent my muse over to you. I don't need here right now, as I'm still coming down from writing my last oddity. She likes creme de menthe. Or rye. Or whatever you have around the house.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 10:21, 11 December 2006 (UTC)
I've got an idea for one last pic...gimme a day or two.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 23:40, 11 December 2006 (UTC)
Dunno if you can use it, but here you go.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 07:30, 12 December 2006 (UTC)

re: Dune, are you kidding? It's a classic. And anyone who didn't read the book and just saw the movie *coughing and pointing absent mindingly to NeedABrain* should be send to Selusa Secondus pronto. Loved the Fremen complaining about the heat... Regarding your muse, she's having a great time eating high quality middle eastern food and consuming large quantities of local wines. And about the pic - this might have just revived my passion regarding that piece. I really need to finish it. -- Brigadier Sir Mordillo Icons-flag-il.png GUN UotY WotM FP UotM AotM MI2 AnotM VFH +S 13:24, 12 December 2006 (UTC)

Good luck. --Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 21:00, 12 December 2006 (UTC)
  • WHO SUMMONED ME? Well, fellows, I have admitted my ignorance and by so abstained instead of voting against Dune. But it seems that other nerds are still not convinced. By the way, let's be friends, okay? Since you are both self-proclaimed über-nerds, may I invite you to take a look at my last creation? I'm thinking about self-vfh (we lose the shame with time) as soon as the pee quarantine expires. I know, whoring this way is not a beautiful thing to do, but Pee Review just doesn't work. Alas, I'm giving you a chance of revenge. :D -- herr doktor needsAbolt Rocket.gif [scream!] 21:13, 12 December 2006 (UTC)
Yes, other nerds are not convinced :( I'd commit sepiku, but my nerd muscles lack the strength to pierce my thin skin...
Pee Review: Change the: "...invented by Leonardo..." to read "...first conceived and sketched by Leonardo...". "invented by" is a page-killer (as it has so often been used for evil). Other than that, it's funny. I fixed some spelling/grammar, I hope you don't mind.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 02:18, 13 December 2006 (UTC)
Advice accepted. As for edits, be my guest. :D -- herr doktor needsAbolt Rocket.gif [scream!] 16:21, 13 December 2006 (UTC)


Newcookie.gif AAA! has awarded you a cookie!
Now go play in traffic.

For putting Drama in its place. --AAA! (AAAA) 10:00, 12 December 2006 (UTC)

Thanks. With all of the misteps I've made, reducing drama is the least I can do. If I've ever said something mean to you, or whored my pages at you, I'm sorry.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 10:13, 12 December 2006 (UTC)

Article whoring is a horrible habbit. You should feel guilty. -- Brigadier Sir Mordillo Icons-flag-il.png GUN UotY WotM FP UotM AotM MI2 AnotM VFH +S 13:18, 12 December 2006 (UTC)

At least when I do it in the forums, the link leads to the "Main Page" or "Special:Random". I may start doing it here. I thought I'd pretty much beat my inner jerk, but it just moved over into whoring my pages on my talkpage...--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 21:03, 12 December 2006 (UTC)

Tuesday welds[edit]

Only welding is allowed on Tuesday. Oh, sorry, wrong git... please don't move news stories' dates willy nilly again, or I'll eat my dog right in front of you. Thus far, I've only moved a few choice stories about, and only for good reason, and by good reason, I mean because it's my reason. I'll let it slide this time... this time... because I like you... but don't push me again today, I've had to take an extra pain med already... it's one of those days... fortunately, I can still work a bit here when my back is acting up, at least for a bit... rev. zim_ulator (Talk - Edits Logs) I am the dirt under your rollers. 14:44, 12 December 2006 (UTC)

Sorry. I've got them scheduled for Tuesday. All of them all Tuesdays (except the first few). When you changed the "visible date" (the one from 1939, post Sudetenland/pre "September campaign", that would've made more sense if I'd thought of it in August), you changed the "release date" too. My bad, I probably should've explained it. It's all part of my mad plan for world domination, you see. My world domination of <dun-dun,dun!> Tuesday! Of course now that you know, you can never leave...okay, which henchman left the door to the secret layer wide open?--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 18:52, 12 December 2006 (UTC)


Sweetsprize.gif Braydie has awarded you some sweets!
For voting for HowTo:Cheat At Scrabble

--—Braydie 17:02, 13 December 2006 (UTC)

Yum!--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 20:43, 13 December 2006 (UTC)

And for you, sir![edit]

I give it even odds...

Cherry.jpeg Super90 Has Awarded You A Cherry
Everybody Likes A Little Cherry

Okay, gotta figure out how to center this thing...

Just reverse engineer an existing the one just above. Back slaps all around, I guess. Now, back to "Bully".--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 07:13, 14 December 2006 (UTC)

Kudos, fella[edit]

Case of the Dashing Dame is super-smashing stuff, bruv. Give yourself a stab in the back! Drswiftus 15:36, 14 December 2006 (UTC)

Thanks. The story was fun to write; it didn't go horribly awry until I started on what became the <dun-dun dun!> footnotes. At least I'm speaking modern english again. Well, modern 80s english, 'cause it's totally wicked.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 15:45, 14 December 2006 (UTC)


Santa cross money.png Premier Tom Mayfair does not share in your pagan ways.
Nor does he celebrate capitalist retail. He hopes that you
convert to Communism before it's too late. Do the right thing.
Пролетарии всех стран, соединяйтесь!
Hammer and sickle xmas.png|

Premier Tom Mayfair 22:24, 14 December 2006 (UTC)

And a merry whateveritisthatyoucelebrateifanything to you.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 22:45, 14 December 2006 (UTC)
Chimp Santa.gif NeedABrain is an atheist heathen and doesn't give a damn about Christmas Chimp Santa.gif
By the way, he's hipocrite civilized enough to understand your primitive superstitions. So Merry Christmas, whatever you find about it.

herr doktor needsAbolt Rocket.gif [scream!] 19:26, 15 December 2006 (UTC)

If this keeps up I might start to fill with Christmas spirit.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 19:44, 15 December 2006 (UTC)
Tvcc.jpg Bradaphraser was throwing away last year's Christmas cards, and
realised they had purposefully forgotten about you.
This user is completely thoughtless, doesn't care about Multi-culturalism,
and therefore DEMANDS you have yourself a Merry little Christmas... NOW!

Failure to comply with result in disciplinary action up to and including excommunication from the Capitalist Church

May you focus on your successes and forget your failures here at the end of the year. Never forget how we all improve one another's lives. Season's Greetings.--<<>> 17:35, 17 December 2006 (UTC)

Okay, that's it. Now I'm full of Christmas spirit.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 20:53, 17 December 2006 (UTC)
Karatechimp.jpg zim_ulator wishes you a Merry Kaizum Me!
the first holiday officially sanctioned by the church of zimizm (cOz)!

rev. zim_ulator (Talk - Edits Logs) I am the dirt under your rollers. 00:58, 19 December 2006 (UTC)

That picture disturbs me greatly.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 21:02, 24 December 2006 (UTC)

Yo MO[edit]

I started doing audio versions of my UnNews stories and they inspired to do an audio version of the Dashing Dame. But before I put it up on the page, I want your permission. Listen to it!:DashingDame.ogg Whattya think? This thing would rock if there was melodramatic 50's soap opera music opening and closing it. --Super90 04:06, 15 December 2006 (UTC)

I heard it. It's pretty sweet, except the audio level is too low. I had to crank my speakers. Kudos!--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 04:07, 15 December 2006 (UTC)
That's funny, we were writing each other simultaniously (sp?). Okay, I;ll put it back on.
Dude, the audio's bad because it's from the 1950's. Duh!--Super90 04:19, 15 December 2006 (UTC)
<cough> Yes, yes that must be it. Again, good job.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 04:25, 15 December 2006 (UTC)


Great reverts protecting that page, I'm not having a go or anything, but shall I have a word on his talk page? --—Braydie 21:27, 15 December 2006 (UTC)

I try to defend any pages on my watchlist from blah or malicious edits. It's especially a problem with ones appearing on the frontpage.
The good part about getting a feature is; you get to go "w00t!". The bad part about getting a feature is; you spend its time on the frontpage rv'ing bad edits. Surprisingly, w/my last feature, someone added a pretty good, well thought out paragraph (and it was an IP, no less). So there's hope for us all.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 21:40, 15 December 2006 (UTC)
So true, in one of my features someone added an octopus section. What was your last feature? --—Braydie 21:43, 15 December 2006 (UTC)
UnBooks:Pulp Novel, the case of the dashing dame...and I've only managed to push out one measly UnNews story since... --Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 22:09, 15 December 2006 (UTC)
The IP added the footnote para about ice, which works really well. It's a christmas miracle.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 22:44, 15 December 2006 (UTC)
Ooops, forgot to mention. "Octopus. LOL."--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 22:10, 15 December 2006 (UTC)
Yeah, I saw them editing and the summary had something to do with an Octopus, so I was thinking "god what is this gonna be like", but I left it in the end. --—Braydie 12:48, 16 December 2006 (UTC)
It's restored my faith in humanity. And octopi. And octopuses. --Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 14:57, 16 December 2006 (UTC)

I colorized your picture[edit]

What do you think?

I colorized your Darth Vader picture for an article on colorization I plan to do...eventually. However, as you can see, I may need a bit of help finishing it. Also, if I may be so bold to ask, may I replace the B&W one with this version, or have them as seperate files? -Nerd 101 03:10, 16 December 2006 (UTC)

Good job. It'd be best to have it as a separate pic (as it's featured, and the B&W version is what I'd pictured in my head before I started the 'chop. Mostly the latter). Colourization is a bitch (as I'm sure you're discovering); I've avoided it when possible. Unfortunately the technical errors of my 'chop show up bright-as-day when colourized...--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 03:36, 16 December 2006 (UTC)
I'm glad you liked it. Here is what I have done so far for the colorization article. What do you think? BTW, the example used is a REAL example of colorization!!

-- Nerd 101 06:21, 16 December 2006 (UTC)

It's a good start. I've always hated colourization. Be sure to devote a section to Ted Turner.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 04:58, 17 December 2006 (UTC)
Maybe a pic from the original "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory" explaining the technique of how it was colourized (using Acidtripnacolor), then "Oops, it was filmed in colour".--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 05:19, 17 December 2006 (UTC)
Done! Can you please review? Thanks. Nerd 101 09:27, 19 December 2006 (UTC)
Good, it just needs something to close the page...and a spellcheck.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 17:22, 19 December 2006 (UTC)

I'd like your input[edit]

Wrote an article - whattya think? Hypnosis

--Super90 02:57, 17 December 2006 (UTC)

It needs pics; maybe a hotel-style conference room, and a closeup of a shyster (think either slick or completely mad, like Peter Popoff or Franklin Ruehl). A testimonial or two would be good too; a good one at the beginning (maybe about how "...the seminar helped lose weight, but now I need to go to another seminar to help me stop stealing...") and a bad one at the end (with a mugshot and an interview with the cop that took down the perp after he committed wire fraud, or something).--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 05:14, 17 December 2006 (UTC)

PLS !!![edit]

Your judge packet, sir.  :)--<<>> 21:59, 17 December 2006 (UTC)

Sweet.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 06:18, 18 December 2006 (UTC)

would you review my article?[edit]

well as always, the headline says it all... tornadocane is my article... any advice is helpful Chucks220 06:00, 18 December 2006 (UTC)

Shrink and reorganize the pics (like [[Image:Haarp1.jpg|left|200px]]). They currently overwhelm the text (a funny caption can be added by putting "thumb" in the code, like [[Image:Haarp1.jpg|left|200px|thumb|This is a hilarious caption]]).
The Canada template is distracting in the middle. It should probably go at the bottom.
Lose the memes (Chuck, RR). A meme has to be the best thing ever written to overcome the fact that it's a meme (Chuck and Russian Reversal are two that have been abused).
It's awfully short, too. Maybe add a bit about a trailer park or something (I'm drawing a blank).
When I have quotes within the text I generally put them in italics to help distinguish them from the surrounding text (''"quote"'' or <i>"quote"</i> from the edit screen looks like "quote").
This tutorial has everything you wanted to know about wiki formatting, but were afraid to ask. It's also good to hit "edit" on pages you like to see how someone else formatted them.
I hope this helps.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 06:16, 18 December 2006 (UTC)
Yes very much so, and i was thinking about trailor parks, they are any severe weather element magnet lol Chucks220 06:18, 18 December 2006 (UTC)
I try to avoid white trash humour; I can't risk awakening my latent redneck gene.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 14:03, 18 December 2006 (UTC)

Merry Christmas[edit]

Tvcc.jpg Hindleyite was throwing away last year's Christmas cards, and
realised they had purposefully forgotten about you.
This user doesn't care about Multi-culturalism,
and DEMANDS you have a Merry Christmas... NOW!

Merry Chrimbo. Seems a load of people already beat me to it though. Ah well, it's the thought that counts, I suppose. -- Hindleyite Converse?pedia 13:53, 18 December 2006 (UTC)

Oh, great. I was full of Christmas cheer before, but now I've ruptured. Cheer stains carpet like an SOB.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 13:55, 18 December 2006 (UTC)
Ribena is worse, though. Especially on a cream coloured carpet. -- Hindleyite Converse?pedia 13:57, 18 December 2006 (UTC)
Now I need a mantle of some sort to display all of the xmas cards.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 14:01, 18 December 2006 (UTC)

Satan loves you![edit]

SatanSP.jpeg Super90 wishes you to have
A Merry Anti-Christ Mass!!
t=A Merry Anti-Christ Mass! (cOz)!
/me tears open box. Goatskin chaps! How did you know? *hug* Here, I got you that sacrificial knife you had your evil eye on.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 21:56, 18 December 2006 (UTC)

Damn Xmas![edit]

Hannukah.jpg Mordillo is a bloody Jew and therefore believes that Xmas is plain silly, Jesus was a nice Jewish boy with some weird ideas, Santa is an old drunk and socks are meant to be put on your cold smelly feet.

However, since it's not your fault for being born to the wrong nation, you might as well enjoy a very HAPPY HANUKKAH and rejoice, for once again the Greeks had one coming.
Only 4.5 months left till Passover, start looking for Christian kids for the preparation of the Matzo Bread!

You might want to run a spellcheck...and have a happy Hannukah!--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 22:27, 18 December 2006 (UTC)

You see what happens when you try being nice in a language as frustrating as English? *sigh* -- Brigadier Sir Mordillo Icons-flag-il.png GUN UotY WotM FP UotM AotM MI2 AnotM VFH +S 22:33, 18 December 2006 (UTC)

It's a side effect of English borrowing from every culture that it's come across. If it made sense it would be Latin, and who the hell cares about Latin?--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 22:35, 18 December 2006 (UTC)

Not to mention the sad fact that it is written the wrong way around. Sheesh...-- Brigadier Sir Mordillo Icons-flag-il.png GUN UotY WotM FP UotM AotM MI2 AnotM VFH +S 08:33, 19 December 2006 (UTC)

Hey! Let's stop this fighting. This is how wars start. Happy Hannukah!--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 17:24, 19 December 2006 (UTC)

From me[edit]

  Sir Tooltroll, Esq. CUN  Eh?  Oh!  UnTunes! Cannabagreen.jpgI Card-hearts-up.gif my cat! 08:09, 19 December 2006 (UTC)
Adorable!--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 17:25, 19 December 2006 (UTC)

XMas tidings[edit]

ApocalypseDeathMetal.jpg Citizen! The Death Metal Bread comes to you!!
He brings you Christmas tiding, so you'll be happy again!

--General Insineratehymn 21:56, 19 December 2006 (UTC)

It's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas/everywhere you go... --Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 21:59, 19 December 2006 (UTC)

Article, Bloody Article[edit]

Hey MO, does this make you laugh? Have a fun Xmas--Shandon 20:57, 20 December 2006 (UTC)

You always give me the hard's well written, but I'm not a lit guy. It's not your fault, I never liked lit, and years of lit teachers who talked just like that sour my soup. It needs pictures; a pompous prick (Camus?), and maybe a renaissance-era guy in a puffy shirt.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 21:13, 20 December 2006 (UTC)

Merry Christmas[edit]

Socks christmas.jpg Santa Claus has given you some Socks for Christmas.
As you can see, these socks are white and red, and they are modelled by Mrs. Claus.
If you wish to complain about your Christmas present, do it here.
Merry Christmas!

From Santa Claus.

If you are another child that thinks they need a present, leave a message here (Santa never forgets, but he is getting on a bit.) Ho Ho Ho from Santa Claus 15:25, 23 December 2006 (UTC)

Santa! Wooooo! /me falls off of chair, bashes head on desk. Santa! Wooooo!..San...Wooo... --Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 15:29, 23 December 2006 (UTC)
Santabanta xmas.png Fear not!
It's just Santa Singh on his rounds this Xmas. He wants you to have a jolly good Xmas and ring in the New Year with jingle bells outsourced from his country.

(He also thanks you for making his son, Mowgli, feel hospitable and welcome here ... once upon a time, once upon a place. May god bless you.)
/me runs around in circles. Santa's coming Santa's coming Santa's coming Santa's coming Santa's coming Santa's coming Santa's coming Santa's coming Santa's coming Santa's coming...--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 13:59, 24 December 2006 (UTC)

Quidquid Latine dictum sit altum viditur[edit]

Ad perpetuam memoriam de Sol Invictus

Composure1, writer of UnNews and humble servant of Uncyclopedia, sends personal greetings to you [insert username here], on this festival for our glorious god Sol Invictus. While many heathen have long abandoned our undefeated sun god, especially since Emperor Theodosius I banned the holiday in the year 390, I know that you are a true believer like me. So I hope you are celebrating with all the necessary debauchery and sacrifices, and I wish you the very best. Orta recens quam pura nites Sol Invictus! --Composure1 19:03, 24 December 2006 (UTC)

Is there an open bar? 'Cause I'll worship anything that has an open bar.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 19:36, 24 December 2006 (UTC)

It's out![edit]

My Journeys with the GPS. And may god help us all. Brigadier Sir Mordillo Icons-flag-il.png GUN UotY WotM FP UotM AotM MI2 AnotM VFH +S 16:57, 26 December 2006 (UTC)

Yes, I've been watching.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 20:13, 26 December 2006 (UTC)
My god man, give me some encouragements! Brigadier Sir Mordillo Icons-flag-il.png GUN UotY WotM FP UotM AotM MI2 AnotM VFH +S 20:20, 26 December 2006 (UTC)
Sorry, I just woke up. Night shifts and all. Ahem...wooo! It's rock and roll! Awesome! def leppard rules! Wooo! Again, I just woke up. It is good (and I'm not just saying that because I sent you my muse).--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 20:27, 26 December 2006 (UTC)
Alrighty, feeling much better now :) Brigadier Sir Mordillo Icons-flag-il.png GUN UotY WotM FP UotM AotM MI2 AnotM VFH +S 20:29, 26 December 2006 (UTC)
/me rubs eyes, yawns. It is a bit blurry, though.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 20:33, 26 December 2006 (UTC)
/me heating a cup of tea. Nothing better than a hot nice cup of tea to wake up. Brigadier Sir Mordillo Icons-flag-il.png GUN UotY WotM FP UotM AotM MI2 AnotM VFH +S 20:52, 26 December 2006 (UTC)
Nah, I'm going back to bed in a bit. I can do that; I'm on days off now (luckily I've worked odd hours for long enough that my parents don't mind moving Christmas back a few days). The best part of working messed up hours? Coming home at the end of a nightshift at seven in the morn and having a beer (my neighbours think I'm quite mad. Which I am). --Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 20:57, 26 December 2006 (UTC)

My Xmas Gift to Uncyclopedia[edit]

Hope you had a good one...Does this hit the spot? I hope for it to be VFHable with a litte more tweaking--Shandon 21:57, 26 December 2006 (UTC)

"Where do ideas come from?" some people ask. I don't. "Man is not meant to know such things.", I say. Or, in modern parlance, "WTF LOL ROFL". I have no tips for making it better because it's easily the best page I've ever seen on ironing. Tell me when it's done; I wish to know more about this most extreme of sports. --Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 02:10, 27 December 2006 (UTC)
Not too hard to be the best article on ironing...but glad you liked it. Not sure what to add.--Shandon 04:10, 27 December 2006 (UTC)
It's well outside my area of expertise; I ceremonially destroyed my iron when I released from the military (well, the reserves. Which is like the military, if wars only got fought on Thursday nights and a weekend a month).
"a concise history of", maybe?--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 04:27, 27 December 2006 (UTC)
Or plans for it to be a demonstration sport in the next olympics (or X-games)?--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 04:36, 27 December 2006 (UTC)

Here's a template...[edit]

...created by blatantly copying your Society for Misspelling template. (Of course it's a general template, not aimed at you personally.) I have no idea what it could be used for. Enjoy.----OEJ 17:19, 30 December 2006 (UTC)

Another nugget of wisdom from Famous Doble Dichos:
"It takes a great writer to admit he's a rotten hack, Amigo."
Hurrah! (in the interest of editorial honesty, my template was just a reverse engineered copy of someone else's. One day I'm going to dig back and try to locate the original proto-template).--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 17:28, 30 December 2006 (UTC)


Hey, so have you got any tips for unbooks? —Braydie at 23:38, 30 December 2006 (UTC)

Oh, jeez. That's a hard one. I've only written two, they're both narratives (which I very rarely attempt), and both pretty much came from nowhere (just a line or two that was stuck in my head for awhile before I started writing).
I'll try;
Most of my tips are the same as you'd use on a non-unbook page, like these (which is from quite awhile ago, so forgive the poor delivery).
Internal logic, internal logic, internal logic. A page can have the most outlandish premise, the wildest characters and the looniest settings, but if it doesn't obey it's own internal logic it isn't worth squat (unless the internal logic of a page is that it doesn't obey it's own logic. Which would be, essentially, random, and therefore not worth squat.).
If it's a narrative, get in character. The few times I've played with narratives I've aped whoever the lead character is and asking myself, "Given situation X, how would I react? What would I say? How do I walk?". Note that friends, family and coworkers will think you've gone mad. Note too that you shouldn't do this if the lead character is evil. Heck, get in character even if it's not a narrative; it's kind of fun. Just remember that, even though "method writing" can work really well, police stations only accept cash for bail.
I'd have more (and better) tips but for me UnBooks (and pages in general) just kind of appear after a long gestation in my head; the rest of the "process" just involves taking the quirks/cliches of the genre and stretching them out well beyond the point that they normally go.
Hey! That's a good tip. If it's a general take of an existing genre, focus on what makes that genre what it is.
Or come at a it from a different angle entirely. Off the top of my head, Star Wars from the point view of the Empire (with those pesky insurgents causing trouble).
If it's something new, just try to make sure that it makes some sort of sense (that internal logic thing again).
This is in the link but; take your time. I've had several pages that I'm not happy with (one almost went in QVFD right after I finished it) and on all of them I started writing before I'd let the concept purcolate sufficiently. Take notes of the various "bits" if you don't think you'll remember them at the undefined moment in the future when you make the page (and you will forget some; the ones that you think of later are probably better anyway).
Get an office job. It worked for me. Employment that only occupies the left side of the brain lets the right side think of the weirdest shit. Keeping a notepad by the bed works too; although most of the scribbled ideas won't make any sense in the morning.
Not exactly a treasure trove of help...but it's all I've got. Go through your bookshelf of UnBooks, find out who wrote the ones that you like, and ask them. Their "process" may be more helpful than mine.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 00:38, 31 December 2006 (UTC)

Whoa, well thanks very much for that advice. Oh and sorry if I kinda launched the question on you. Hmm, yeah I already keep a notepad by the bed, you always think of the weird shit when you are trying to get to sleep. Maybe it's because you want to get to sleep, it occupies you with something constructive. I don't know. But thanks again for spending the time writing that out for me modus. —Braydie at 00:55, 31 December 2006 (UTC)

No biggie. I don't use the notepad on the nightstand technique anymore; too much didn't make sense later on. Now I just toss and turn for a couple of hours (as the concept fleshes itself out), then get up and write it ('cause I'm going to be awake either way). Since I'm not very good at my job, a lack of sleep has minimal effect on job performance; since those around me are worse, I still manage to look competent by comparison.
When it comes down to it writing here is mostly just writing down stuff that makes you laugh in the hope that others will laugh too.--Sir Modusoperandi Boinc! 01:11, 31 December 2006 (UTC)