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YMMV: Conservapedia
  • Acceptable Targets: Pretty much everyone and everything that doesn't conform to Andrew Schlafly's beliefs and views. The site itself has become an Acceptable Target on the internet, bordering on Butt Monkey.
  • Ad Hominem: They tend to associate liberals with negative personal qualities. And then of course there's this essay making fun of how all atheists are awkward nerds who will never be loved.
  • Alternative Character Interpretation: A theory occasionally batted about is that Schlafly himself is the ultimate parodist, having created the site either For the Evulz or to make conservatism look bad without offending his mother (Phyllis Schlafly, naturally). If nothing else, the idea does help your SAN score a lot.
  • Bile Fascination: How many people on the Internet feel about the website. And, arguably, some of its members.
  • Critical Research Failure: One can only feel pity for Schlafly's students. Not just removal of "liberal bias".
    • In the page for Classroom Prayer, they state that it has been proved that classroom prayer would get rid of all of America's problems, like every crime you can think of, schizophrenia, obesity, the national debt, suicide, murder... all but global warming. The source they used was a poll that asked if classroom prayer could lower the crime rate. And if that wasn't bad enough, the majority said no. (26 to 15)
    • Quoting an article from the Daily Mail, Andy claimed that Obama is not going to the Royal Wedding because he was being "rude to the British". However, the article stated that there would be a high security cost to protect the President, not that he was being rude (and frankly, Conservapedia has been far more rude to the British).
    • After The King's Speech won Best Picture, Andy claimed that the reason "no one was hearing about the Oscar winners" was because "conservative King's Speech 'destroyed' liberal The Social Network". He must not have made a simple Google News search, as virtually every major news website reported on the win. In addition, The Social Network was by no means an unsuccessful film, and at the end of the day, it did win a greater percentage of awards it was nominated for than The King's Speech.
  • Crowning Moment Of Awesome: Depending on your viewpoint, the Lenski dialog. It pretty much serves as the ultimate verbal smackdown of Schlafly.
  • Crowning Moment Of Funny:
  • Don't Shoot the Message: A lot of conservatives see Conservapedia as an embarrassment to their ideology.
  • Everyone Is Jesus in Purgatory: Conservative Bible Project example
  • Fan Hater: They have a Userbox Template where you can list your weapon of gun choice against "Colbert zombies".
  • Hilarious in Hindsight: Andy once claimed that (while he immensely hates soccer) "the reason Americans suck at soccer is because colleges have allowed women to play sports." One year later, the American women's team made second place in the World Cup.
  • Insane Troll Logic:
  • Jerkass Woobie: Some view Andrew Schlafly as this. Read the Wikipedia article on his mother Phyllis Schlafly and try not to imagine how screwed up the man's childhood must have been.
  • Misaimed Fandom: Their lists of "conservative" TV shows, films, and music is basically this. For example, they list Star Trek as a conservative show for its usage of morality and its metaphor of the Cold War, even "correctly predicting the winner." note 
  • Nightmare Fuel: See "Stealth Parody".
    • The fact that Andy is a teacher should keep you up at night.
    • Also the fact that the troll contributors are completely indistinguishable from the actual ones, even to Schlafly himself - some trolls have managed to go undetected despite making regular significant contributions to the site for years, and a troll getting promoted to sysop/bureaucrat is a semi-common occurrence. In fact, most trolls are only 'discovered' when they decide to leave the site and deliberately out themselves.
  • No Such Thing as Bad Publicity: After a Massive vandalism spree, Andy proudly boosts the edit count on the main page. And after a week of the site being under a crippling DDoS attack, he boasts that the site had "broken its March record for the number of unique visitors."note  Also, expect almost any news or blog reference to Conservapedia to get plastered all over the front page, regardless of that the post says about them.
  • So Bad, It's Good: If you take it as a joke.
  • Snark Bait
  • Unfortunate Implications:
  • What Do You Mean, It's Not Symbolic?:
    • Soccer represents socialism! The USA sucking at it shows how great a non-socialist nation we are!
    • The Facebook movie lost Best Picture! Sarah Palin is a major user of Facebook! Will she not win the Republican nomination in 2012?!
      • Hilarious in Hindsight, in that Palin did not win the Republican nomination. Even more hilarious in that President Obama won that year, and he uses Facebook.
    • Star Trek, The Office (US), The Apprentice, The Six Million Dollar Man: all CONSERVATIVE shows! (even though Star Trek broke barriers by having a black woman and an Asian man on the bridge, The Office is not overtly political, and Donald Trump has mentioned politics precisely once on The Apprentice and actually spoke of Barack Obama in complimentary terms on that occasion).
    • The King's Speech is obviously a RIGHTEOUS, CONSERVATIVE movie! (Despite the fact that it takes place in England, and Schlafly really hates England).
      • But he loves the Monarchy...
    • The Hunger Games is the perfect LIBERAL utopia!

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