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> Unencyclopedia riff on me vs. Wikipedia, Very funny, enjoyed it immensely
Daniel Brandt
post Fri 9th June 2006, 3:37am
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After reading too many IRC logs over the last few weeks, I just noticed this today. It provided much comic relief.
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post Fri 9th June 2006, 6:21am
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This seems generally funnier than Wikitruth. To be honest, I have never really understood the point of Wikitruth. But one thing that is increasingly clear, is that the Wikipedia review has become highly notable.
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post Fri 9th June 2006, 8:23am
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ya, the uncyc page's discussion page talks about this thread, heh heh heh.
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post Fri 9th June 2006, 10:31am
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that was hilarious lol

though it needs to be changed to point out that slimvirgin never actually left
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post Fri 9th June 2006, 7:47pm
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Daniel Brandt is that rarest of all living people: A complete non-entity, a man who has been variously referred to in the popular press as a "nobody," a "non-notable nothing," and a "non-person." There is no information about him available anywhere, and no person, living or dead, has actually seen him, heard his voice, or even heard of him. Despite the best efforts of investigative reporters worldwide, not one shred of evidence has been found to support the claim that Daniel Brandt even exists, and as a result, Brandt has become the subject of an exhaustive international search by an unprecedented cooperative consortium of journalists, law-enforcement authorities, academics, and teenage geeks on the internet with skin problems.


http://uncyclopedia.org/wiki/Wikipoleonic_Complex

This is rather amusing.
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post Sat 10th June 2006, 2:22am
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What about this one?

http://uncyclopedia.org/wiki/Daniel_Brandt/Main
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post Sat 10th June 2006, 4:47am
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http://uncyclopedia.org/wiki/Daniel_Brandt_%28non-person%29
http://uncyclopedia.org/wiki/Daniel_Brandt...True_Version%29

And I think they are planning on making Daniel Brandt (Wikipedia version), Daniel Brandt (children's story), Daniel Brandt (restaurant chain), Daniel Brandt (major world religion)
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post Sat 17th June 2006, 12:12am
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Glad you like it Daniel! If we can get the other articles about you up to the same standards the "Brandtopedia" Project will be great.

-DrPoodle
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Daniel Brandt
post Mon 19th June 2006, 11:16pm
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Every other day for the last ten days, the link to that unencyclopedia page is a "not found." Does unencyclopedia have a vandal problem?
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post Mon 19th June 2006, 11:27pm
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QUOTE(Daniel Brandt @ Mon 19th June 2006, 6:16pm) *

Every other day for the last ten days, the link to that unencyclopedia page is a "not found." Does unencyclopedia have a vandal problem?


It has a huge vandal problem, but in the last ten days I think the page in question has only been vandalized once, by someone posting a message for "Linuxbeak" under an anonymous IP address (diff). There haven't been any deletions, though they've certainly jacked with it quite a bit... Maybe it's just a DNS problem? Or a problem with the way the parentheses are encoded?

This post has been edited by Somey: Mon 19th June 2006, 11:27pm
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Daniel Brandt
post Tue 20th June 2006, 6:35pm
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Thanks for the tip, Somey. Looks like it was an inconsistency in the way my Firefox handled the parentheses. Explorer and Opera did fine with them whether they were hex-encoded in the post or not. Firefox (and I have the latest version for Windows) was inconsistent. Anyway, I edited my post from the hex to the actual paren. My Firefox seems to like that better, even though on mouseover it already showed them decoded in the status bar, even as it would report "not found" for the fetch.

If it doesn't work for you, try it each way by pasting into your address bar.

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http://uncyclopedia.org/wiki/Daniel_Brandt_(video_game)
http://uncyclopedia.org/wiki/Daniel_Brandt_%28video_game%29

Filenaming conventions 101: People who name files should not use anything other than 0-9, A-Z, a-z, hyphen, period, underscore. All alpha characters are case-sensitive in Linux/Unix. Don't ever use spaces in a filename, even though Windows says it's okay. They might wrap when they shouldn't in email, search-engine listings, etc.
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