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From RationalWiki:

Poe's Law was originally formulated by Nathan Poe. The law emerged at the creationism versus evolution forum on the website Like most such places, it had seen a large number of creationist parody postings and these parody posts were usually followed by at least one user starting a flame war (a series of angry and offensive personal attacks) thinking it was a real post. Nathan Poe summarized this pattern in his original formulation of the law:

"Without a winking smiley or other blatant display of humor, it is utterly impossible to parody a Creationist in such a way that someone won't mistake for the genuine article."

The law caught on and has since slowly leaked out as an internet meme. Over time it has been reformulated to include more than just creationist parody but rather any parody of fundamentalism, whether religious, secular, or totally bonkers.

And courtesy of the esteemed Irreverent Mr. Black -

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Throwing stick for dog patent

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Jun 8. 0 Replies

The US Patent Office is insane. The only requirement for a patent for an obvious thing like throwing a stick for a dog is that nobody else has already patented it. So you can start suing people for…Continue

Tags: patent trolls

Deez Nuts Presidential Candidate

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Aug 20, 2015. 0 Replies


Tags: Deez Nuts

Bill McKibben tongue in cheek

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Jul 3, 2012. 0 Replies

Bill McKibben on the Global Warming HoaxWe're only enjoying a disaster…Continue

Tags: climate change humor

Let's sing "Every Sperm is Sacred"

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Spitter Mar 27, 2012. 1 Reply

Despite being rebuffed by voters in Mississippi and Colorado, proponents of the “personhood” movement are still pushing to…Continue

Tags: religious idiocacy in politics

Political Poe? I don't think so, but one can hope.

Started by Michelle. Last reply by Фелч Гроган Jul 14, 2010. 2 Replies


Tags: Politics, Beck

I think Poe's Law should be streamlined

Started by Jason Spicer. Last reply by Jaume Apr 17, 2010. 4 Replies

As stated in this group, Poe's Law reads, "Without a winking smiley or other blatant display of humor, it is utterly impossible to parody a Creationist in such a way that someone won't mistake for…Continue

Tags: parody, Colbert, satire, irony, Poe

Rap Poe

Started by Michelle. Last reply by Michelle Apr 5, 2010. 2 Replies

Now I'm just annoyed.  I can not remove the embedded text and it will now show up as video.   I've even tried deleting this one and adding a new discussion, but that will not work either.  This just…Continue

Tags: M.C. Frontalot, Nerdcore, rap, music, poe

In Honor of TrueChristian :-)

Started by Trance Gemini Mar 3, 2010. 0 Replies

TrueChristian has been trolling alt.atheism and Atheism vs Christianity for years and is hilarious.Everybody falls for it no matter how many times I identify him as a POE.The final clues to me where…Continue

Tags: TrueChristian, POE, parody

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