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post Fri 16th March 2012, 11:58pm
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Well, Night Ranger (T-C-L-K-R-D) believes it does:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_talk:Badmachine#Penis
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I dunno. I'm leaning towards getting myself blocked and then making like 1000 sockpuppets. Or else using the photo of the baboon's ass. That's more like what I think of Wikipedia right now. Night Ranger (talk) 02:09, 16 March 2012 (UTC)


BTW, I could not understand what Drmies (T-C-L-K-R-D) meant, when he said:
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Alison, don't make me interfere with your penis.

I did not know Alison has penis. ohmy.gif
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post Sat 17th March 2012, 12:06am
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QUOTE(mbz1 @ Fri 16th March 2012, 7:58pm) *

BTW, I could not understand what Drmies (T-C-L-K-R-D) meant, when he said:
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Alison, don't make me interfere with your penis.

I did not know Alison has penis. ohmy.gif


As threats go, "don't make me interfere with your penis" has a nice ring to it. I'll have to try that out on the boss at work Monday.

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post Sat 17th March 2012, 12:58am
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QUOTE(mbz1 @ Fri 16th March 2012, 4:58pm) *

Well, Night Ranger (T-C-L-K-R-D) believes it does:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_talk:Badmachine#Penis
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I dunno. I'm leaning towards getting myself blocked and then making like 1000 sockpuppets. Or else using the photo of the baboon's ass. That's more like what I think of Wikipedia right now. Night Ranger (talk) 02:09, 16 March 2012 (UTC)


BTW, I could not understand what Drmies (T-C-L-K-R-D) meant, when he said:
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Alison, don't make me interfere with your penis.

I did not know Alison has penis. ohmy.gif

Not last time I checked anyways. ohmy.gif ...... nope - still good! laugh.gif

What that was all about was Badmachine had a penis pic on his page (he's partial to them, what can I say?) and this pic was removed under WP:UP I was struck by the incongruity of the fact that penises on userpages were verboten on Wikipedia, but the things are rampant, if you'll pardon, on Commons. They're pretty much everywhere you look, in fact. So I was having a wry chuckle over all that. More Wiki-hypocrisy hrmph.gif

Also, Drmies appears to have a sense of humor, something which is lacking in so many others on WP.
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post Sat 17th March 2012, 1:40am
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I would actually agree with the statement that I am making up right now, "If it's inappropriate for an image from Commons to be on your userpage, then it is inappropriate for that image to be on Commons".
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QUOTE(Silver seren @ Sat 17th March 2012, 1:40am) *

I would actually agree with the statement that I am making up right now, "If it's inappropriate for an image from Commons to be on your userpage, then it is inappropriate for that image to be on Commons".

No. You wouldn't. Neither would I. Neither, I guess, would most of the folks who think Commons has too much homemade porn. The WP article on "penis" should probably have at least one picture of a penis -- let's ignore the fact that some people don't want the reader to be able to hide that image if they so choose -- but that doesn't mean it is appropriate on a user page.
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QUOTE(Alison @ Sat 17th March 2012, 12:58am) *



Also, Drmies appears to have a sense of humor, something which is lacking in so many others on WP.

It almost the same thing I said,when I supported his RFA http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=...oldid=430056679
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post Sat 17th March 2012, 2:16am
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I think it would be fun to go to Commons and make a Modest Proposal:

"I believe there are too many penis pictures. I would like to propose that we set a hard limit: no more than 15,000 pictures of human penises at any given time. If someone wishes to upload an additional penis, it must be compared against the existing catalog, and if it does not improve in any way (photo quality being just one of the possible metrics), it may not be included. If it DOES improve on the existing catalog, the lowest quality penis currently in the catalog must be cut."

One of two things (probably both) would happen: (1) the Commoners would quickly swarm in and object loudly to any limits whatsoever, even an absurdly high one like 15,000 penises, and (2) an admin would block the proposer for trolling and delete the proposal.

Ideally someone like Larry Sanger would be the proposer for maximum lulz and/or press coverage.

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post Sat 17th March 2012, 2:18am
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QUOTE(Silver seren @ Sat 17th March 2012, 1:40am) *

I would actually agree with the statement that I am making up right now, "If it's inappropriate for an image from Commons to be on your userpage, then it is inappropriate for that image to be on Commons".
wtf.gif user pages are browsed with an expectation that they are SFW. OTOH, most people know by now that sexual topics on Wikipedia are typically NSFW, and therefore avoid those pages unless they have a good reason to be looking at those topics.
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post Sat 17th March 2012, 2:28am
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QUOTE(jayvdb @ Fri 16th March 2012, 10:18pm) *

QUOTE(Silver seren @ Sat 17th March 2012, 1:40am) *

I would actually agree with the statement that I am making up right now, "If it's inappropriate for an image from Commons to be on your userpage, then it is inappropriate for that image to be on Commons".
wtf.gif user pages are browsed with an expectation that they are SFW. OTOH, most people know by now that sexual topics on Wikipedia are typically NSFW, and therefore avoid those pages unless they have a good reason to be looking at those topics.


At first I thought he was serious, but then I realized it was just a clever bit of irony to mock the cringe-inducing schlongclusionism of the Commoners.

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post Sat 17th March 2012, 2:33am
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QUOTE(Mooby @ Sat 17th March 2012, 2:28am) *

QUOTE(jayvdb @ Fri 16th March 2012, 10:18pm) *

QUOTE(Silver seren @ Sat 17th March 2012, 1:40am) *

I would actually agree with the statement that I am making up right now, "If it's inappropriate for an image from Commons to be on your userpage, then it is inappropriate for that image to be on Commons".
wtf.gif user pages are browsed with an expectation that they are SFW. OTOH, most people know by now that sexual topics on Wikipedia are typically NSFW, and therefore avoid those pages unless they have a good reason to be looking at those topics.


At first I thought he was serious, but then I realized it was just a clever bit of irony to mock the cringe-inducing schlongclusionism of the Commoners.

-Mooby


Thank you.
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QUOTE(Silver seren @ Fri 16th March 2012, 6:40pm) *
"If it's inappropriate for an image from Commons to be on your userpage, then it is inappropriate for that image to be on Commons".

Guess you haven't seen Niabot's userpage on Commons yet.....oops, he erased it. Heh heh. Dumpshit, indeed.

Meanwhile, Night Ranger has this on his userpage:
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TALK ABOUT ME MORE ON WIKIPEDIA REVIEW. YOUR WORDS NOURISH ME.

Here is what happens to people who try to do the right thing around here


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post Sat 17th March 2012, 3:00am
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QUOTE(EricBarbour @ Sat 17th March 2012, 2:48am) *



Meanwhile, Night Ranger has this on his userpage:
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TALK ABOUT ME MORE ON WIKIPEDIA REVIEW. YOUR WORDS NOURISH ME.

Here is what happens to people who try to do the right thing around here


wrong version
wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Night_Ranger?oldid=482271963]here's what it had on its user page (Mod note: Not safe for work! Giant video of a man masturbating!)
The version you provided was changed by somebody else after it got blocked.


(Mod note: Added warning, woah! -Selina)

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post Sat 17th March 2012, 3:11am
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QUOTE(EricBarbour @ Fri 16th March 2012, 10:48pm) *


Meanwhile, Night Ranger has this on his userpage:
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Here is what happens to people who try to do the right thing around here



The right thing being... showing the world how to masturbate? Yeah, he's a regular Nelson Mandela there.

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post Sat 17th March 2012, 3:17am
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Incidentally, Mbz1, I do love the title for this thread.

It may not be perfect English, but it has a certain mellifluence, especially the way I imagine it being spoken (i.e. by Natasha to Boris in a Rocky and Bullwinkle cartoon.)

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QUOTE(Alison @ Sat 17th March 2012, 12:58am) *

What that was all about was Badmachine had a penis pic on his page (he's partial to them, what can I say?) and this pic was removed under WP:UP I was struck by the incongruity of the fact that penises on userpages were verboten on Wikipedia, but the things are rampant, if you'll pardon, on Commons.

There was a big push on en.wp around 2006-2007 or so to get rid of userpage material generally, especially but not only userboxes. If it had been more successful, Wikipedia might have driven away those who were there to, shall we say, express themselves. I'd suggest that if it wouldn't be found in a professors' office, it shouldn't be on a userpage. Unfortunately my viewpoint didn't carry the day. Anyway, I think nothing like this ever happened on commons; it would be utterly alien to their way of thinking.
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post Sat 17th March 2012, 4:44am
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QUOTE(Mooby @ Sat 17th March 2012, 3:17am) *

Incidentally, Mbz1, I do love the title for this thread.

It may not be perfect English, but it has a certain mellifluence, especially the way I imagine it being spoken (i.e. by Natasha to Boris in a Rocky and Bullwinkle cartoon.)

-Mooby

Thanks. It is another reason I cannot make a sock:my English is very recognizable. smile.gif (Just kidding, even, if my English were perfect, I would have never touched wikipedia again hrmph.gif )
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QUOTE(mbz1 @ Fri 16th March 2012, 11:00pm) *

(Mod note: Added warning, woah! -Selina)


It's safe for work now, an admin just nuked it from the page history.

Of course, the animated image is still busily wanking away over on Commons along with the rest of its phallic compadres. So don't worry, if anyone is still in need of education on the ol' "thumb-forefinger technique", Commons has got ya covered.

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QUOTE(mbz1 @ Fri 16th March 2012, 11:58pm) *

BTW, I could not understand what Drmies (T-C-L-K-R-D) meant, when he said:
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I did not know Alison has penis. ohmy.gif

Anyone who's anyone has a penis. Don't you have one? I have several. No-one collects stamps, or butterflies, or pictures of boring old trains anymore. My favourite penis is a fine Ming-dynasty ceramic "thingy" in its own teak presentation box inlaid with silver filigree (the box, not the penis). I suggest you begin collecting immediately.

As for your main question - yes, Wikipedia does indeed look as baboon ass. So few people on this site are able to make such astute observations. Cheers.
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