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Wikipedia vs. Predator
August 26, 2009 6:38 AM   Subscribe

A red-billed blue magpie doesn't have anything on Predator. The 2005-2006 South-West Indian Ocean cyclone season, on the other hand, would blow that intergalactic hunter out of the water (literally).
posted by alzi (24 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite

 
CURRENT STANDINGS
WIKIPEDIA
137793

PREDATOR
312628

FINDINGS

PREDATOR = 2.26X MORE AWESOME THAN EVERYTHING IN EXISTENCE
posted by Potomac Avenue at 6:41 AM on August 26, 2009


I want my two minutes back.
posted by Malor at 6:46 AM on August 26, 2009


THIS POST VS METAFILTER

METAFILTER WINS!!!!
posted by DU at 6:46 AM on August 26, 2009


I clicked and got Cher v. Predator. Only one winner there. Those Predator claws slash futilely at the silicone armour of the mighty Cher, slowly growing weaker as the massive botox concentrations in Cher's blood leach into the Predator, until finally he lies frozen and immobile at the feet of the victor. He can only stare in unblinking horror as she bares her teeth and bends towards his face.......
posted by Jakey at 6:48 AM on August 26, 2009 [1 favorite]


Here's why this site is funny -- it's Web 1.0, as some people say. Looks straight out of 2002/2003, no frills, no copyright, no glossy shit, only a single choice, no way to interact with it other than that, and a sweet picture of Predator.

Most people who would come up with a funny concept like this would kill it with as associated twitter, and then try to get a book deal, and make a vlog about the making-of, and the site would look really clean and boring and self-aware-ironic, and then there'd be a t-shirt about it. And then about six months later, Boingboing would link to it, and we'd all feel really embarrassed for ever having liked it.

Whoever made this, though, did it right. A+ job.
posted by Damn That Television at 6:51 AM on August 26, 2009 [8 favorites]


I think we may have broken it. It just times out for me.
posted by Dysk at 6:53 AM on August 26, 2009


I think we may have broken it. It just times out for me.

OH SHIT PREDATOR IS CLOAKED!
posted by robocop is bleeding at 6:57 AM on August 26, 2009 [1 favorite]


Metafilter vs. "Wikipedia vs. Predator"

Findings: 504 Gateway timed out

Metafilter wins!
posted by kcds at 6:58 AM on August 26, 2009 [1 favorite]


"Puerto Ricans in World War I" vs. Predator

I bet on the Puerto Ricans.
posted by idiopath at 7:03 AM on August 26, 2009


Damn That Television: Here's why this site is funny -- it's Web 1.0, as some people say.

So Web 1.0 that it doesn't like Opera - instead of loading a random one each time, it just reloads the same page. I've no idea whether this is a fault of Opera or the site, but that's what happens.

Aside from that, it's awesome.
(And back up, it seems)
posted by Dysk at 7:12 AM on August 26, 2009


Don't blame me, I voted for keyboard cat.
posted by Theta States at 8:56 AM on August 26, 2009


It has a certain charm, but it's no Look at this cat! I mean, it doesn't even calculate the percentage of greatness of Predator.
posted by clockwork at 9:20 AM on August 26, 2009


Here's why this site is funny lame -- it's Web 1.0, as some people say. Looks straight out of 2002/2003 1995, no frills, no copyright, no glossy shit, only a single choice, no way to interact with it other than that, and a sweet picture of Predator. Most people who would come up with a funny trite, uninspired concept like this would kill it with as associated twitter, and then try to get a book deal, and make a vlog about the making-of, and the site would look really clean and boring and self-aware-ironic, and then there'd be a t-shirt about it take another bong hit and forget about it. And then about six months later, Boingboing would link to it, and we'd they'd all feel really embarrassed for ever having liked thought of it. Whoever made this, though, did it right. AD+ job.
posted by mkultra at 9:32 AM on August 26, 2009 [1 favorite]


I want my 5 seconds back, plus 10 for this comment.
posted by univac at 10:14 AM on August 26, 2009


When there's a post like this that I enjoy, and the consensus seems to be that it's lame, I always picture myself posting in Lina Lamont's voice: "Gee, I kinda liked it!"

Wish I could have found a youtube link for that.

Also: Predator totally whips K.T. Oslin, but I gave the match to Kai Winn, hands down.
posted by not that girl at 11:17 AM on August 26, 2009


I know I swore off the franchise with Requiem, but I would go see Anti-Japanese sentiment in Korea vs. Predator. It sounds like a powerful movie about (intergalactic) race relations.
posted by slimepuppy at 12:14 PM on August 26, 2009 [2 favorites]


Get to the choppa!
posted by ph00dz at 12:23 PM on August 26, 2009 [1 favorite]


Lame. This is just a ripoff of my favorite site: http://www.AmIPredatorOrNot.com
posted by ...possums at 12:27 PM on August 26, 2009


How many open magpie/cyclone/predator threads do we need?
posted by ricochet biscuit at 3:19 PM on August 26, 2009


The first match I got when I saw that site was Gary Busey vs. the Predator...

Gary Busey would do fucking coke out of the Predator's skull once he was done eating him alive.
posted by Loto at 6:41 PM on August 26, 2009 [1 favorite]


I have a vision of the future; this is what we will play to keep our minds sharp instead of suduko.
posted by afu at 12:05 PM on August 27, 2009


Thanks to this site, I also discovered Thundersnow. Which is going to be the name of my future doom metal band. (Fwiw, I gave the point to Thundersnow as Predator's hate the cold in spite of what the first AvP film might have you believe.)
posted by slimepuppy at 1:12 PM on August 27, 2009


Predators also hate grocer's apostrophies, so I'm fucked.
posted by slimepuppy at 1:13 PM on August 27, 2009


The first match I got when I saw that site was Gary Busey vs. the Predator...

Gary Busey would do fucking coke out of the Predator's skull once he was done eating him alive.


As much as we'd like that, it's just not true. I'm pretty sure Busey became wall decor like the rest of the SWAT team.
posted by Furie at 2:21 PM on August 28, 2009


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