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Postby Cannon_Fodder on Sat Jan 28, 2006 1:55 am

I find that people are interested in the serious stuff as well (of course, the 'pirate, strippers, pasta' thing works as well). As I have said before, most of my friends like the idea of the FSM. In fact, the only one who is opposed to the idea is a conservative Christian. Nothing against him, just an interesting fact.

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Postby Duke on Sat Jan 28, 2006 3:22 am

I usually show people the pamphlet first, they get into it, then I explain the deeper meaning.


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Postby Enjoi35 on Thu Feb 16, 2006 5:11 pm

Hmm... I lost count after 10. I know that some of those also went on to tell their friends also. :D As of yet, I have not used the pamphlet, but a few of them I have shown the Canonical writings to. They are now fellow Pastafarians! (One of them is a Midget, I have shown him the way of the noodle.)
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Postby Gruppenfuhrer on Thu Feb 16, 2006 5:14 pm

I printed out that letter and have people read it, and if they are interested, i give them a pamphlet. My science teacher actually liked FSMism, especially the graph of Global Warming and the number of Pirates.
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Postby GreenEmu on Thu Feb 16, 2006 8:05 pm

I got two of my buddies to join, showed em the site, and they agreed it was the most amazingly true thing in existance.
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Postby Duke on Thu Feb 16, 2006 9:52 pm

Nice work, everyone!

Pastafarianism does spread, you tell friends, those friends tell friends....................

It's a wonderful system. :fsm:


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--Mark Twain


He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.

--Friedrich Nietzsche


"If it turns out that there is a God, I don't think that he's evil. But the worst that you can say about him is that basically he's an underachiever."

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Postby Gruppenfuhrer on Tue Feb 21, 2006 4:50 pm

i tell most people, but some laugh so i ignore them....
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Postby Dr. Otis Lansa on Tue Feb 21, 2006 5:11 pm

Alpaca wrote:It's tough. I got most of my converts by starting out with the pirates, pasta, strippers mantra, and then actually revealing the true meaning of it in-depth to them. They got it, and it's good.

I'm afraid that if I launch right into the serious stuff, they'll be turned away, finding it boring.


Oy! Try explaining Hyper Spaghetti Monsterism to people who haven't heard of the FSM... I usually lose them right after "imagine putting your hand through a piece of paper..." :?
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Postby Alpaca on Tue Feb 21, 2006 8:59 pm

That might be a good start on my AP Physics teacher, who does believe in ID. He tried to convince me that relativity somehow accounted for the huge carbon-dating/biblical discrepancies. :roll:
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Postby GreenEmu on Wed Feb 22, 2006 12:47 am

Yesterday i converted a pentecostle girl i know. She also has several of the same thought proceses many here seem to have on idealism. She has seen the light, and has now been touched by his noodley appendage.
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Postby Duke on Wed Feb 22, 2006 11:27 pm

Alpaca wrote:That might be a good start on my AP Physics teacher, who does believe in ID. He tried to convince me that relativity somehow accounted for the huge carbon-dating/biblical discrepancies. :roll:


I think that ID is possible, and even plausible (As plausible as the Flying Spaghetti Monsterism, anyway) but I know that ID is not science.

Relativity. Yeah................. :wink:


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--Mark Twain


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--Friedrich Nietzsche


"If it turns out that there is a God, I don't think that he's evil. But the worst that you can say about him is that basically he's an underachiever."

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Postby black bart on Wed Mar 01, 2006 10:20 am

YYYAARRR - I be concentratin on convertin wenches! :D
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Postby chuck212 on Wed Mar 01, 2006 10:25 pm

i converted 3 atheists to pastafarianism :fsm_float:
it's all fun and games until someone gets hurt.... then its hilarious
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Postby Duke on Wed Mar 01, 2006 11:41 pm

Great work, and welcome to the forums, Chuck! :fsm:


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--Mark Twain


He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.

--Friedrich Nietzsche


"If it turns out that there is a God, I don't think that he's evil. But the worst that you can say about him is that basically he's an underachiever."

--Woody Allen
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Postby Griffin on Wed Mar 08, 2006 12:27 am

I keep trying but people ask "how is your FSM"? It's hard to convince them the FSM belongs to them too.
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