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Jul 14 2012

CONvergence: Rebecca Watson ruins everything

I noticed something shortly after the very well-received Don’t Feed the Trolls panel at CONvergence’s SkepchickCON, once ZOMGItsCriss posted the video. People who otherwise have never seen the level of anti-Watson hatred that her mere existence incurs, were surprised and angered by the fact that the comments on Criss’ video largely ignored the fact that there were five other panelists present. As such, Watson only comprised a smallish fraction of the discussion — and yet, some folks’ comments ran along the line of “why would I listen to That Skepchick bitch whine hysterically about nothing for an hour? She should get raped so she loosens up, the prude whore.” (This is, of course, a composite of real comments on that video. Edit: For skeptics of this exceptional claim, like “…” in the comments, click this to see a Youtube comment that’s very, VERY similar.)

That sort of shit was exactly our point, and it appears to have catalyzed at least one bystander to radicalize against that sort of trolling.

The last night I spent in Minneapolis, Skepchick Kammy held a barbecue at her place for the participants of the SkepchickCON track. At one point, Kammy’s son pressganged his parents into moving the attendees into their driveway so they could set off the remainder of the fireworks (left over from the celebration a few days prior, when Minnesotans celebrate Three Days After Canada Day in a sweet, but odd, gesture to your neighbors to the north). We pulled our chairs out from their back yard and set them up to watch the firework display, and I found myself setting my chair up near enough to Watson to pronounce loudly:

“Well, I was really looking forward to seeing this firework display, but now that I’m stuck here next to Rebecca Watson, it’s just ruined for me. I mean, who wants to listen to her sit quietly for an hour?”

She made a pouty face and picked up her chair and shrank back into the background, behind some low branches of a nearby tree. “Nope, still ruined.”

Conversation quickly turned to other things she ruined, like that time she blew up the natives’ tree of life to get at the Unobtanium under it. Which you have to admit was a kinda douchy move on her part.

“Or you remember that time that she was on a rope bridge and pulled the heart right out of that guy’s chest and ate it? ‘Kali mas!’”, offered one anonymous participant whose initials are RW.

So what other experiences do you folks have with Rebecca Watson ruining things?

(Side bets on how long ’til trolls appear?)

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  1. 1
    Avo, also nigelTheBold

    So what other experiences do you folks have with Rebecca Watson ruining things?

    I hate the time she invented trolls. That sucked.

  2. 2
    Jasper of Maine

    Or that time when she returned from the Underverse and started forcing everyone to convert or die.

  3. 3
    jenniferphillips

    I, for one, will hate Rebecca forever for kidnapping Melody Pond as an infant and programming her to assassinate The Doctor. WHY IS SHE SO EEEEEVIIIIIIL?

  4. 4
    Jon Hanson

    In the beginning Rebecca Watson created the Universe. This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.

  5. 5
    ChasCPeterson

    your anecdotes are not data.

    The point is that Schmebecca* Schmatson* ruins everything.

    Everything.

    *see what I did there? I made fun of her name by changing the initial consonants. See?

  6. 6
    James

    Scrappy Doo was her idea. Also his later incarnation Dawn Summers.

  7. 7
    hyperdeath

    I started disliking her after the time when a guy said hello to her in an elevator, and she accused him of raping her and of being Hitler. I really started disliking her when she organized a Dawkins book burning, and tortured Stef Mcgraw to death.

  8. 8
    Ophelia Benson

    She makes otherwise-intelligent people wear T shirts with stupid jeery slogans on them so that they look, like, six years old. In public.

  9. 9
    Ernst Hot

    Remember this one: http://xkcd.com/481/

    Rebecca Watson wrote the antivirus.
    (so all those comments hating on her? Her own damn fault!)

  10. 10
    Koinosuke

    Rebecca Watson turned me into a newt. Sorry I mean she turned me into a feminist.

  11. 11
    coleopteron

    Rebecca Watson is the reason that Michael Bay is allowed to keep making movies.

  12. 12
    eNeMeE

    All oil drilling was perfectly safe and awesome until Rebecca Watson accused it of being not safe enough for the participants.

  13. 13
    Alyson Miers

    Rebecca Watson made the Green Line on the Washington Metro derail last Friday evening. It’s only because she fails even at wanton destruction that nobody was hurt.

  14. 14
    Karen

    Rebecca Watson was behind the formula for “New Coke”. I mean seriously, we all saw how badly that turned out!

  15. 15
    Kels

    Cripes, #FTBullies can’t hold a candle to Rebecca Watson’s evil. Why, I heard she’s the main backer of Uwe Boll!

  16. 16
    Rabidtreeweasel

    Rebecca Watson cancelled Firefly.

  17. 17
    woo_monster

    Rebecca Watson is secretly behind all of the misuses of “ad homonym” on the internet.

  18. 18
    woo_monster

    And she was responsible for my misspelling of “ad hominem”. She is very sneaky.

  19. 19
    sheila

    It’s entirely her own fault for breathing whilst being Rebecca Watson.

  20. 20
    Robert M.

    Rebecca Watson invented skynet, plus she doesn’t have a real degree so she can’t contribute to science or technology.

  21. 21
    woo_monster

    Rebecca Watson forbid flirting. Everywhere. And she stole my penis.

  22. 22
    Karen

    RW once used an article I sent to Skepchick, for “Skepchick Quickies”. This was before John W. Loftus explained just what those skepchicks meant by “Quickies”, *nudge nudge wink wink*. Now I feel so violated by the hypocrisy of Rebecca Watson!

  23. 23
    James

    Rebecca Watson killed Ernest Borgnine with the skull of Andy Griffith. (Too soon?)

  24. 24
    Loqi

    Rebecca Watson was on the grassy knoll.

  25. 25
    Kels

    Rebecca Watson is the black helicopter pilot who follows Joseph Farah around.

  26. 26
    Lou Doench

    Rebecca Watson invented the Designated Hitter.

  27. 27
    Mike de Fleuriot

    Rebecca Watson did bad stuff to user profiles on the JREF forum once. But that was only a joke.

  28. 28
    The Mellow Monkey

    Rebecca Watson is responsible for global warming, the decline in pirates and the conspiracy trying to blame the pirate decline for the former.

  29. 29
    Loqi

    Rebecca Watson kicked my dog. In her reproductive organs. You might say she kicked that bitch in the cunt.

  30. 30
    Avo, also nigelTheBold

    Rebecca Watson wrote, produced, directed, and starred in Spiderman 3.

  31. 31
    Ulgaa

    I was set to have a perfectly miserable day, then I read something from Rebecca Watson and smiled. Ruined my miserable day completely.

  32. 32
    Pareidolius

    No, no, no! She didn’t invent the designated hitter, she’s the Designated Hitler™ . . . . and she stole my penis . . . after she turned me into a newt.

  33. 33
    ladyh42

    Ugh, this is so not fair. I can’t think of anything worse than cancelling Firefly. Damn you Rebecca!

  34. 34
    C Rowan

    Rebecca Watson exists even though people don’t want her to. How selfish is that?

  35. 35
    Flakko

    She cut off my hand and then told me she was my mother.

  36. 36
    Rip Steakface

    Rebecca Watson drop-kicked my puppy.

  37. 37
    Muz

    She did the last uncredited rewrite on the script for The Phantom Menace.
    Guess which version introduced Jar Jar.

  38. 38
    pentatomid

    Rebecca Watson is secretly responsible for the entire Twilight Saga!

  39. 39
    woo_monster

    Rebecca Watson has the technology to upload brains and make them run at SUPER-SPEED, but she won’t let anyone use it.

  40. 40
    'Tis Himself

    Rebecca Watson forced George Lucas to cast Jar Jar Binks in the Star Wars prequels.

  41. 41
    gworroll

    Rebecca Watson was L. Ron Hubbard’s primary source for Dianetics.

  42. 42
    john

    RW once wrote something than changed the way I think. Forever.

  43. 43
    woo_monster

    RW hid my TV remote.

  44. 44
    Nepenthe

    Rebecca Watson killed my father. She should prepare to die.

  45. 45
    'Tis Himself

    Rebecca Watson made me write my post #42 when Muz had already written something similar in post #38.

  46. 46
    naturalcynic

    She got us into a land war in Asia.

  47. 47
    Giliell, professional cynic -Ilk-

    RW turned my hair grey and made it undieable (true story!)

  48. 48
    kurt1

    I hated it, when Rebecca Watson invented inequality and Jesus, so that she had something to write about.

    “I was set to have a perfectly miserable day, then I read something from Rebecca Watson and smiled. Ruined my miserable day completely.”

    …oh, and this!

  49. 49
    woo_monster

    Rebecca Watson PERMANENTLY sealed my valve*.

    */Confederacy of Dunces

  50. 50
    LawnBoy

    I like this – I had considered creating a @StrawRebecca Twitter account to say all the things people think she has said, but thought it would be a bad idea.

    @StrawRebecca said that being asked out for coffee was an attempted rape.

    @StrawRebecca said that most of the men in the atheist community are rapists.

    @StrawRebecca said that nothing in atheism is funny without her.

  51. 51
    Brian Murtagh

    Rebecca Watson persuaded Christopher Hitchens that Johnny Walker Black was his favourite drink. Before that he liked Ardbeg.

  52. 52
    Brian

    Rebecca Watson produced both Ishtar and Howard the duck.

  53. 53
    hyperdeath

    Rebecca Watson gave birth to Franc Hoggle.

  54. 54
    naturalcynic

    She made me eat the frickin’ apple.

    Adam

  55. 55
    Rip Steakface

    She got us into a land war in Asia.

    She made me go against a Sicilian when death was on the line.

    She’s not left handed.

    She didn’t have fun storming the castle.

    She wouldn’t make a good Dread Pirate Roberts.

    I can keep going.

  56. 56
    Fred Salvador, Onion Jumbler

    Whenever Rebecca Watson is mentioned, MRAs appear from the woodwork and I find myself faced with their bullshit.

    Effectively, Rebecca Watson ruined my entire internet.

  57. 57
    naturalcynic

    No, my dummy husband, She made me eat the apple first.

    Eve

  58. 58
    Brian

    Rebecca Watson was recorded in a recently discovered frieze at Pompei, fondling Vesuvius with her man hating, anti-sex, femi-Stasi appendages. The frieze was dated to a short time before the fateful eruption.

  59. 59
    pentatomid

    Rebecca Watson started the Last Great Timewar.

  60. 60
    woo_monster

    Rebecca Watson is head of marketing for Axe body spray.

  61. 61
    Skeptic Dude

    I think she founded Nickelback, right?

  62. 62
    chigau (違う)

    Rebecca Watson let Brian make the Howard the Duck remark before me.
    (also, my feet hurt)

  63. 63
    Brian

    Founded Nickleback? The bitch!

  64. 64
    pentatomid

    Rebecca Watson has coodies!

  65. 65
    woo_monster

    She founded Nickelback? That’s it. That is fucking over the line.

  66. 66
    Rip Steakface

    I think she founded Nickelback, right?

    Okay, now we’ve gone too far.

  67. 67
    dexeron

    Rebecca Watson once turned herself into a sandworm and hoarded ALL of the spice. For four THOUSAND years. Seriously, not cool, God-Empress.

  68. 68
    Lycanthrope

    Rebecca Watson was responsible for the robocall scandal in Canada. Make the investigation public, Rebecca!

  69. 69
    woo_monster

    Rebecca Watson stole the cookie from the cookie jar.

    Yes, her.

  70. 70
    woo_monster

    RW created nested comment-threads.

  71. 71
    Brian

    Rebecca Watson is responsible for reheated food not having that freshness and texture of a freshly prepared meal.

  72. 72
    Robert M.

    Rebecca Watson forced Bioware to make the original Mass Effect 3 ending.

  73. 73
    Angelo DeFazio

    I was okay for the longest time. . . .

    Then Rebecca Watson put an arrow in my knee.

  74. 74
    Brian Murtagh

    Rebecca Watson told Ken Ham he should set up
    his own website and museum.

  75. 75
    Loqi

    Rebecca Watson is the reason men go their own way.

  76. 76
    'Tis Himself

    Rebecca Watson made me want to poke my eye out with a sharp stick and then hid all the sticks.

  77. 77
    pentatomid

    Rebecca Watson invented ‘arrow to the knee’ jokes.

  78. 78
    Brian

    Rebecca Watson put empty calories into fast food and caused the obesity epidemic.

  79. 79
    wholething

    My dear Watson turned Sherlock Holmes into a Borg.

  80. 80
    ildi

    Rebecca Watson recovered the One Ring.

  81. 81
    Brian

    Tom Cruise became a scientolgist after meeting Rebecca Watson. True story.

  82. 82
    Brian Murtagh

    Rebecca Watson got Daniel Tosh a TV show.

  83. 83
    Wurmfood

    Rebecca Watson put the toilet seat up simply so she could blame me for it.

    Who put the bomp in the bomp, bomp bomp? That’s right. Rebecca Watson.

  84. 84
    frankb

    Rebecca Watson is responsible for none of the Acme products working for the Coyote.

  85. 85
    Brian

    Rebeca Watson is responsible for the crappy comments I’m posting on this thread.

  86. 86
    dezztro2006

    She ruined my love for Thunderf00t.

  87. 87
    Mr.Kosta

    Rebecca Watson is the real life inspiration of Cersei Lannister /game of thrones

    (jk, obviously)

  88. 88
    ChasCPeterson

    Yes! YES!! EVERYTHING!!!

    She–

    wait

  89. 89
    wholething

    Watson started disco and rap.

  90. 90
    Eric P

    Rebecca Watson designed and programmed the Microsoft Millennium Operating System, she’s worse than Hitler!

  91. 91
    Captaintripps

    If it wasn’t for Rebecca Watson, Thomas Becket would have lived a few more years. She also invented the hair shirt.

  92. 92
    Brian Murtagh

    Shit! I just poured scalding hot coffee on my crotch. How does she *do* that?

  93. 93
    Robert M.

    @ildi 81

    Don’t be ridiculous she forged the one ring.

  94. 94
    Brian

    Rebecca Watson continually undermine the mid-east peace process.

  95. 95
    Krasnaya Koshka

    Rebecca Watson once suggested I not do something I wanted to and it sounded Just Like My Mom!

    I am all growned up, I’ll have you know!

  96. 96
    pentatomid

    Rebecca Watson ruined Guns N’ Roses…
    Okay, no, that was Axl.

  97. 97
    Loqi

    @94
    *And* recovered it! Don’t underestimate her evil.

  98. 98
    A 'Nym Too

    @hyperdeath – worse than that, she also gave birth to Steven Moffatt.

    Rebecca Watson wrote Windows Vista.

    Rebecca Watson ate my last spoonful of Cadbury’s chocolate-flavoured Philadelphia cheese.

    Rebecca Watson caused the recession

    Rebecca Watson made David Cameron PM of the UK.

    Rebecca Watson invented cinnamon.

    See, undeniably.evil. She makes Satan himself look like Elmo.

  99. 99
    wholething

    Rebecca introduced Muhammad to Ayesha.

  100. 100
    ChasCPeterson

    She…she uh

    She distracted Timmy Lincecum!

  101. 101
    Glia

    Rebecca Watson read aloud from the Necronomicon at kindergarten story time, and now all the kids are running around shouting some sort of gibberish about Old Ones.

  102. 102
    pentatomid

    Rebecca Watson killed the last unicorn!

  103. 103
    sisu

    Rebecca Watson wrote all the earworm songs.
    Rebecca Watson hid my car keys.
    Rebecca Watson!!!!!

  104. 104
    kurt1

    Now she ruined my study session this evening.

  105. 105
    wholething

    Darth Watson seduced the Dark Side of the Force.

  106. 106
    Ouigui

    Rebecca Watson killed Kenny.

  107. 107
    ildi

    Femisauron (aka Rebecca Watson) invented the internet once she got the ring back.

  108. 108
    Brian Murtagh

    Rebecca Watson ruined Axl. And made Cobain kill himself. And killed Elvis (about a week ago). And that Nickelback thing, and invented Rickrolling after goatse.cx refused to work with her anymore.

  109. 109
    Cry4turtles

    Rebecca Watson is single-handedly causing the drought in the midwest. She won’t even let it rain in Pennsylvania! I’ll curse her when I have to pay $10 for a dozen ears of corn. Blast!!!

  110. 110
    wholething

    Rebecca disturbs Balrogs on purpose.

  111. 111
    Brian Murtagh

    WWWAAAATTTSSSONNNN!!!!!!

  112. 112
    PZ Myers

    Crap. Rebecca Watson tricked me into clicking on a link to a name I never heard before, and then I found myself at the HuffPo.

    Oh, wait. That was ChasCPeterson. But Rebecca probably put him up to it!

  113. 113
    Brian Murtagh

    Sorry, Rebecca Watson made me lose it there.

  114. 114
    jthompson

    Rebecca Watson is responsible for both Creed and Insane Clown Posse having record deals.

  115. 115
    wholething

    And you try to tell the young kids today about Rebecca Watson and they won’t believe you.

  116. 116
    pentatomid

    Rebecca Watson sank Atlantis!

  117. 117
    ildi

    …and the Titanic!

  118. 118
    Brian Murtagh

    Mitt Romney wasn’t running Bain Capital from 1999 to 2002.

    Watson. Rebecca Watson.

  119. 119
    SADunlap

    Rebecca Watson drove Dennis Markuze insane then told him where all the atheist blogs were … including mine!

  120. 120
    pentatomid

    Rebecca Watson wrote and directed ‘The 40 year old virgin’.

  121. 121
    Ouigui

    Rebecca Watson is responsible for Rebecca Black and the “Friday” earworm of doom. Because they’re both named Rebecca. Duh.

  122. 122
    wholething

    Saying “Watson, come here! I need you!” was Alexander Graham Bell’s biggest mistake. She invented the busy signal.

  123. 123
    Brian Murtagh

    Obama really wanted single payer, but Watson.

  124. 124
    Stacy

    Rebecca Watson knows the cipher for the Voynich manuscript. And she’s not telling.

  125. 125
    Krasnaya Koshka

    Dodoes. Extinct? Look under Rebecca’s bed.

  126. 126
    pentatomid

    Rebecca Watson caused the Hindenburg to catch fire.

  127. 127
    badboybotanist

    That time she wrote A Song of Ice and Fire and killed off all my favorite characters.

  128. 128
    Sharkey

    The person who forced M. Night Shyamalan to make terrible movies was…

    Rebecca Watson! What a twist!

  129. 129
    Loqi

    Rebecca Watson makes Glenn Beck cry.

  130. 130
    Setár, Elvenkitty

    It was RW who called up The Province and got them to remove the Northern Gateway parody ad.

  131. 131
    pentatomid

    Loqi,

    True, but who or what doesn’t.

  132. 132
    Muz

    She deffo broke up the Beatles. And drove Simon from Garfunkel!

  133. 133
    ildi

    Rebecca Watson made me question my privilege!!!1!1!!eleventy!!1!!1

  134. 134
    wholething

    @118 She sank the Titanic using an alias – Rebecca W. Iceberg.

  135. 135
    woo_monster

    Rebecca Watson faked the moon landing.

  136. 136
    pentatomid

    Rebecca Watson invented allergies.

  137. 137
    Robert M.

    Rebecca Watson made the square root of 2 irrational.

  138. 138
    Stacy

    Rebecca Watson was responsible for all those hanging chads in 2000.

  139. 139
    pentatomid

    Rebecca Watson gave us hipster subculture!

  140. 140
    Rabidtreeweasel

    Rebecca loves contraversy and lends creedence to anythingthe she opposes therefore Religion.

  141. 141
    wholething

    Otis wanted to invent circular elevators but Watson insisted they should have corners.

  142. 142
    Stacy

    Rebecca Watson turned cats and dogs against each other.

  143. 143
    ildi

    Rebecca Watson made Roberts change his mind! (oh, wait…)

  144. 144
    Brian Murtagh

    Rebecca Watson obtained the SCOTUS swing vote for Citizens United.

  145. 145
    Loqi

    Rebecca Watson invented hangnails.

  146. 146
    Rip Steakface

    Rebecca Watson gave us hipster subculture!

    Before it was cool.

  147. 147
    Brian Murtagh

    Rebecca Watson put holes in all my socks.

  148. 148
    pentatomid

    Rebecca Watson is responsible for the Belgian railway system!

  149. 149
    pentatomid

    Rebecca Watson keeps stealing my socks!

  150. 150
    Rip Steakface

    Rebecca Watson is responsible for communism and National Socialism.

  151. 151
    wholething

    She eats Bow Wow Gai Pan.

  152. 152
    Brian Murtagh

    Rebecca Watson was the first person to spell “rediculous” that way.

  153. 153
    wholething

    She is responsible for the demand for ivory.

  154. 154
    Ouigui

    She Who Must Not Be Named has hidden away a bunch of Horcruxes to ensure that she lives forever. She was reincarnated in a coffee-cup shaped cauldron from the blood of an MRA. She commands an army of Man Eaters, and is particularly deadly with the spell Examina Privilegium.

  155. 155
    Muz

    You know that voice that tells you the train is going to be late…?

  156. 156
    Loqi

    Rebecca Watson is the reason I didn’t attend CONvergence. I just didn’t feel comfortable. In response, I made a t-shirt saying that I feel safe and welcome at this LAN party a few miles away from CONvergence.

  157. 157
    pentatomid

    Rebecca Watson made Sacha Baron Cohen make Borat and Bruno!

  158. 158
    cag

    Rebecca Watson, after giving birth to Jesus, compounded the felony by giving birth to W.L. Craig.

  159. 159
    Onamission5

    Rebecca Watson is responsible for the 80′s christian hair band Stryper having a 25th anniversary.

    How *could* you?

  160. 160
    Loqi

    Rebecca Watson invented caps lock.

  161. 161
    pentatomid

    Rebecca Watson killed Lonesome George!

  162. 162
    Brian Murtagh

    Rebecca Watson books the prison shows on MSNBC.

  163. 163
    some bastard on the internet

    Rebekaw Whatsun invntid speeling errerrs.

  164. 164
    pentatomid

    Rebecca Watson is hiding all the aliens!

  165. 165
    pentatomid

    Rebecca Watson is the brain behind the History Channel!

  166. 166
    wholething

    Rebecca’s lucky numbers are 4, 8, 15, 16, 23, and 42.

  167. 167
    David John Wellman

    How are you gentlemen. All your base are belong to Rebecca Watson. You are on the way to destruction.

    You have no chance to survive make your time. Ha ha ha…

  168. 168
    Loqi

    @166
    There’s no brains behind the History Channel. Unless…WATSON!

  169. 169
    eurosid

    Rebecca Watson founded the Muzak Corporation!

  170. 170
    Ms. Daisy Cutter, General Manager for the Cleveland Steamers

    Rebecca Watson invented Crocs.

    Rebecca Watson makes the neighbor’s dog crap on my lawn.

    Rebecca Watson sneaks into the kitchens of fine restaurants and pees in the consommé.

  171. 171
    Brian Murtagh

    Rebecca Watson to Zuckerberg: “Hey, I got another redesign for you. It’s called Timeline.”

  172. 172
    pentatomid

    Rebecca Watson invaded Poland.

  173. 173
    Brian Murtagh

    Rebecca Watson turned Google China evil.

  174. 174
    eurosid

    Rebecca Watson authored SOPA. Because she just has to ruin everybody’s fun.

  175. 175
    Loqi

    I hereby move to replace the germ theory of disease with the Rebecca Watson theory of disease.

  176. 176
    Muz

    She cancelled Family Guy.
    Then she un-cancelled it!

  177. 177
    wholething

    RW turned Prometheus into an Alien remake.

  178. 178
    Sercee

    Rebecca Watson designed the Lament Configuration.

  179. 179
    pentatomid

    Rebecca Watson keeps burying fake feathered dinosaur fossils.

  180. 180
    Sercee

    She’s also a cenobite.

  181. 181
    pentatomid

    Rebecca Watson is behind the success of Justin Bieber.

  182. 182
    ChasCPeterson

    @alloftheabove: YES! EVERYTHING!!

    FREAKIN KENNY G!!!

  183. 183
    feralboy12

    Rebecca Watson killed my pet rock.

  184. 184
    Brian Murtagh

    Rebecca Watson founded ALEC. She personally wrote Arizona’s “papers please” law, and Michigan’s “emergency financial managers” law.

  185. 185
    pentatomid

    Rebecca Watson is responsible for The Lion King 3D and Star Wars in 3D.

  186. 186
    ChasCPeterson

    Rebecca Watson gave us hipster subculture!

    Before it was cool.

    lol

  187. 187
    Yui Daoren

    Rebecca Watson got the “Oompa Loompa” song stuck in my head.

  188. 188
    Brian Murtagh

    Elmo is Rebecca Watson’s illegitimate child by Oscar The Grouch.

  189. 189
    pentatomid

    Rebecca Watson writes all youtube comments.

  190. 190
    wholething

    The NBA 24 second clock was supposed to speed up the game and increase scoring but in reality it allows the defense to ramp up its intensity for about 20 seconds forcing the offense to take bad shots which proves watsondidit.

  191. 191
    Brian Murtagh

    Rebecca Watson started The Song That Never Ends.

  192. 192
    some bastard on the internet

    Rebecca Watson knows what I did last summer.

  193. 193
    Brian Murtagh

    The worst thing is, Rebecca Watson acts like she doesn’t know I exist. :`(

  194. 194
    Rip Steakface

    Rebecca Watson made American Idol a popular show.

  195. 195
    pentatomid

    Rebecca Watson is the reason I can’t think of any funny comments right now!

  196. 196
    frankb

    My chia pet lost its hair, thanks a lot Rebecca!

  197. 197
    wholething

    1. It is not necessary for an omnipotent being to allow suffering in a world.
    2. Rebecca Watson is omnipotent.
    3. There is suffering in this world.

    Thus Rebecca Watson allows unnecessary suffering and therefore is a sadist.

  198. 198
    ildi

    It’s Rebecca Watsons all the way down!

  199. 199
    pentatomid

    Rebecca Watson made my white shirt turn pink in the washing machine.

  200. 200
    wholething

    Reality TV? watsondidit.

  201. 201
    Robert M.

    @Brian Murtagh 188

    Why do you think Oscar lives in a trash can, child support took all his money.

  202. 202
    pentatomid

    You know Apollo 13… Rebecca Watson!

  203. 203
    wholething

    I am Lowatsonus of Borg.

    Resistance is futile.

    You will be emasculated.

  204. 204
    Muz

    You know who was in the vicinity of Cadbury headquarters when they decided to shrink the Creme Egg?
    You guessed it!

  205. 205
    Christianne

    Rebecca Watson sabotaged the Paris Peace talks between the Vietcong and the South Vietnamese so that Nixon would be elected. Then she convinced the Ayatollah to hold onto the hostages so Jimmy Carter would lose to Reagan.

    Oh, and she personally hunted the passenger pigeon to extinction.

  206. 206
    Christianne

    Rebecca Watson also collaborated with Stanley Kubrick to fake the moon landing.

  207. 207
    Shplane, Spess Alium

    Rebecca Watson created Rebecca Watson.

  208. 208
    some bastard on the internet

    The rain today smells like fish.

    SHE’S EVERYWHERE! SHE’S EVERYWHERE! SHE’S EVERYWHERE!

  209. 209
    smhll

    Rebecca Watson cursed the Red Sox. But we’re not so mad any more.

  210. 210
    wholething

    A few weeks ago, there was a storm with straight line winds that traveled from the mid-west to the east coast, causing much damage and electrical outages. The storm was the wake of Voldemort Watson riding her broom.

  211. 211
    hyperdeath

    Rebecca wrote the part of the FTB commenting software which assigns post numbers within multi-page threads.

  212. 212
    wholething

    Rebecca disproves the Theory of Evolution.

  213. 213
    wholething

    Guess whose idea it was to put mercury in fish.

  214. 214
    ChasCPeterson

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    Everything!
    EVERYTHING!!!

  215. 215
    Dexeron

    Look at that Antelope driving a car! Nope! It’s just Rebecca Watson with another realistic taxidermized animal!

  216. 216
    heliobates

    She invented “New Country”.

  217. 217
    Utakata

    Rebecca Watson is the reason why I stopped raiding in WoW.

  218. 218
    tjgehling

    Rebecca Watson let the dogs out.

  219. 219
    Johnny Vector

    Rebecca Watson just changed the fine structure constant. All my experiments are ruined!

  220. 220
    heliobates

    … and she had sex with a vampire. Before Twilight made it cool.

  221. 221
    'Tis Himself

    Rebecca Watson set us up the bomb.

  222. 222
    Dexeron

    Rebecca Watson gave the regional governors direct control over their territories. Fear will keep the local systems in line. Fear of Rebecca Watson.

  223. 223
    Midnight Rambler

    Rebecca Watson is the real author of Fifty Shades of Grey. It’s all part of her plan to make women think men are creeps and sex is one big freakshow.

  224. 224
    Sandy

    Rebecca Watson transformed the GOP from the party of Lincoln into its current constituency of panophobic bigots. And she’s responsible for popular confusion over the proper use of apostrophes. And she was in actuality the sole member of the Starland Vocal Band. And she was the CGI artist for “Birdemic”.

  225. 225
    NomadUK

    Have you ever seen Rebecca Watson and Rupert Murdoch in the same place at the same time? Think about it….

  226. 226
    hyperdeath

    All your base are belong to Rebecca.

  227. 227
    Robert M.

    @Sandy 224

    Rebecca also did the make up for troll 2, was the acting coach for The Room, and wrote Showgirls.

  228. 228
    hyperdeath

    You have no chance to ride elevator. Make your time.

  229. 229
    Ellemdee

    Comic sans. Curses, RW!

  230. 230
    osmosis

    Originally named Leah Harvey Oswatson, she totally shot JFK. And orchestrated 9/11. And has been broadcasting those messages into my head.

    REBECCA! WHAT IS THE FREQUENCY?!!

  231. 231
    eurosid

    Rebecca Watson invented “Circus Peanut” candy! That bitch!

  232. 232
    osmosis

    I also heard that she underwrote The Rules parts I through IX.

  233. 233
    eurosid

    Rebecca Watson brought toenail fungus to America!

  234. 234
    ildi

    Rebecca Watson made my dog eat my homework.

  235. 235
    Avo, also nigelTheBold

    Rebecca Watson created the mullet. She also created the people who think it’s a really good haircut.

  236. 236
    Feminace, formerly Qurikythrope

    Dammit, I left the barbecue too early for the fireworks!

    I blame Rebecca Watson.

  237. 237
    wholething

    Rebecca Watson talked God into “Thou Shalt Not Commit Adultery.”

  238. 238
    Sili

    James says:
    July 14, 2012 at 2:16 pm ADT

    Scrappy Doo was her idea. Also his later incarnation Dawn Summers.

    I can’t decide if I should be glad or annoyed that the Internet is now so full that I will never an original idea any more. Purple cauliflower pyjamas.

    I blame Rebecca Watson.

  239. 239
    TonyInBatavia

    I can’t usually eat burgers myself because my Rebecca Watson’s a vegetarian, which pretty much makes me a vegetarian.

  240. 240
    Sili

    Oh, wait. That was ChasCPeterson. But Rebecca probably put him up to it!

    Rebecca *is* Chas.

    It’s an anagram, dontyaknow.

  241. 241
    clamboy

    Rebecca Watson sacked Trantor AND gave birth to The Mule!

    Rebecca Watson burned the libraries of Alexandria AND had the mob murder Hypatia ‘cos she (Hypatia) looked like that chick from ‘The Mummy’!

    Rebecca Watson killed Snape AND convinced what’s-her-name to appear in ‘DOOM’ instead of ‘Harry Potter and the sequel to “Harry Potter”‘!

    Rebecca Watson sold out Narnia to the Calormenes AND converted C.S. Lewis to Christianity!

  242. 242
    michaelvieths

    Joel Schumacher is Rebecca Watson’s SAG name.

  243. 243
    Sili

    Rebecca Watson created Rebecca Watson.

    Begat not created.
    Cunt of cunt. Twat of Twat. True cunt of true cunt.

    Ack. That actually hurt to type out.

  244. 244
    Sili

    I see I went into moderation. Good. Please just leave that poor attempt at ‘humour’ there. I can’t blame Watson for that lack of judgement.

  245. 245
    DemocraticRepublicOfDave

    Rebecca Watson caused Rangers to go bankrupt, *sob*

  246. 246
    Brian Murtagh

    Rebecca Watson caused the Euro to collapse. Oh wait, maybe that’s next month…

  247. 247
    wholething

    Rebecca Watson feeds the monkeys at the zoo… to the lions.

  248. 248
    eNeMeE

    Rebecca Watson put Pauly Shore in movies.

  249. 249
    tuibguy

    Rebecca Watson taught Mr. Pink that he shouldn’t tip waiters.

  250. 250
    Mr.Kosta

    Rebecca Watson convinced Metallica to release St. Anger.

  251. 251
    Tony! The Queer Shoop

    Rebecca Watson is The Force. I’m in danger of turning into a feminazi if I continue using the Force. Seriously how can one perform a force choke with R.W. peering through the clouds?

  252. 252
    Magicthighs

    I was just a boy when Rebecca Watson came to my village in her Blackhawk helicopters.
    She fired at the oil fields and they lit up like the eyes of Allah. Burning oil rained down from the sky and cooked everything it touched. I could only hide myself and cry as my goats were consumed by the fiery black liquid death.
    In the midst of the chaos, I could swear that I heard my goats screaming for help.

    As quickly as she had come, Rebecca Watson was gone.

    It was on that day I put a jihad on her. And if you don’t believe it, then you’d better kill me now, because I’ll put a jihad on you, too.

  253. 253
    Mr.Kosta

    Rebecca Watson killed Iñigo Montoya’s father.

  254. 254
    Grimalkin

    Rebecca Watson wrote the epilogue to Harry Potter.

  255. 255
    Tony! The Queer Shoop

    Rebecca Watson created the car version of Voltron thereby ruining the awesome lion version.

    Rebecca Watson is responsible for bat nipples.

  256. 256
    Twinarp

    Rebecca Watson wrote the Happy Days episode “Fonzie jumps the shark”

  257. 257
    wholething

    Rebecca told Japhthah’s daughter to go out to meet him.

  258. 258
    Onamission5

    Rebecca Watson designed the student center coffee shop sign at my alma mater which read, “Expresso’s!” It’s also her fault that the sign has hung there for at least 15 years unchanged. Also her fault that apparently, English degrees from that college are worthless.

  259. 259
    Brian Murtagh

    Rebecca Watson gave Sylar his power.

  260. 260
    claw

    Rebecca Watson keeps flagging all of the Abridged anime series i watch on youtube for copyright violations.

    also, she can’t even purple. everyone can purple. why can’t she?

  261. 261
    Mr.Kosta

    Rebecca Watson is Ganondorf’s true form.

    /Zelda

  262. 262
    Your Name's not Bruce?

    It wasn’t an asteroid that killed off the dinosaurs……

    Just sayin.

  263. 263
    Improbable Joe, bearer of the Official SpokesGuitar

    Rebecca Watson sabotaged my oven so that it takes forever to preheat.

  264. 264
    Loqi

    Rebecca Watson convinced Metallica to release St. Anger.

    Rebecca Watson convinced Justin Bieber to release music.

  265. 265
    Magicthighs

    This one time, at band camp, Rebecca Watson… no, sorry, I can’t do this.
    /Walks away

  266. 266
    Loqi

    Rebecca Watson is the reason the “popcorn” button doesn’t work on any microwave in the history of microwaves.

  267. 267
    wholething

    You know, my prostate gland wasn’t this large when I first heard the name “Rebecca Watson”.

  268. 268
    Mr.Kosta

    Rebecca Watson introduced Sharon to Ozzy.

  269. 269
    Tony! The Queer Shoop

    Everything Kirk Cameron sez…its Rebecca Watsons fault.
    L Ron Hubbard is a pseudonym of Rebecca Watson.

  270. 270
    HJ Hornbeck

    Guess who invented entropy.

    Yep.

  271. 271
    tonyinbatavia

    @254, Mr.Kosta: It was Count Tyrone Rugen, the six-fingered man, that killed Iñigo Montoya’s father. Rebecca Watson birthed Tyrone.

  272. 272
    Mr.Kosta

    @272 tonyinbatabia

    I know, I’ve seen the movie. Just trying to go on with the joke.

    Who controls the British Crown? Who keeps the metric system down?

    She does!

  273. 273
    Christianne

    Rebecca Watson wrote Freebird.

  274. 274
    wholething

    According to Presuppostionalism, Rebecca Watson cornered Kent Hovind in an elevator nine months before Eric was born.

  275. 275
    The prophet depicter

    Rebecca Watson is responisble for the Beatles breaking up. I can’t forgive that.

  276. 276
    wholething

    Rebecca Watson steals i’s from Presuppositionalism.

  277. 277
    The prophet depicter

    Damnit somebody at 133 beat me to it. Rebecca is the real reason that the Titanic sank. Tell everyone know.

  278. 278
    davidmc

    Rebecca Watson had no toilet so she used my new kitten, she then flushed my penis away

  279. 279
    Mr.Kosta

    Everyone hates Ned Flanders Rebecca Watson

  280. 280
    wholething

    Rebecca Watson sold drugs to Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix, Janice Joplin, and John Bonham.

  281. 281
    Iris Vander Pluym

    Rebecca Watson sunk my battleship.

  282. 282
    Marcus Ranum

    Rebecca Watson invented the Chuck Norris meme.

  283. 283
    Robert M.

    Rebecca Watson made Battleship.

  284. 284
    Fraddles

    I have no idea who Rebecca Watson is and I blame her for that.

  285. 285
    Guitcad1

    Rebecca Watson came up with putting pins in new shirts!

  286. 286
    gary andrews

    I saw RW at a coffee house. Later that day I found out I had AIDS. Two months later, I saw her at the same coffee house. Then I found out I had cancer. True story.

  287. 287
    Twinarp

    Rebecca Watson loosened the cable that made the neutrinos seem faster than light.

  288. 288
    Twinarp

    Rebecca Watson is the reason Xenu dropped the Thetans in the volcanoes

  289. 289
    F [i'm not here, i'm gone]

    Hi. This is my first my first session at Rebecca Watson Anonymous. My name is F, and Rebecca Watson ruined my life. I lost my job of 15 years, my wife of 20 years, and my two lovely children, and most of my friends. My relatives have disowned me. I now live below a highway overpass. I admit that I have a problem, that I need help, and I’m willing to hand my life over to a Higher Power. I’m ready to change, and to be a better person.

  290. 290
    Rawful le Mayo

    Rebecca Watson burned down my grandfather’s village, in an event that for generations my family has known as The Watsoning.

  291. 291
    Twinarp

    Joseph Smith didn’t lose the gold Book of Mormon tablets, Rebecca Watson stole them.

  292. 292
    Rabidtreeweasel

    Remember Solo and Fet?

    Watson shot first.

  293. 293
    SoRefined

    Rebecca Watson to Neville Chamberlain: The Czechs will never miss the Sudetenland.

  294. 294
    HappiestSadist, Repellent Little Martyr

    Rebecca Watson shares my first name, and historically this means I dislike her. But she is an exception, as she seems awesome, and now my worldview is shattered.

    Rebecca Watson made me no longer able to bleach and dye my hair amazing shades, so she could hog all the pretty hurr goodness.

    Rebecca Watson caused my kiwifruit allergy.

  295. 295
    Twinarp

    The Ark of the Covenant. Rebecca Watson stole that.

  296. 296
    Mike Nam

    Rebecca Watson has kept Breaking Bad season 4 off of Netflix this entire time!

  297. 297
    Emske

    Rebecca Watson keeps designing dastardly machines to destroy the tri-state area. She is also very mean to a very cute platypus secret agent.
    *Rebecca Watson evil incorporateeeed!*

  298. 298
    Twinarp

    Rebecca Watson has a collection of pieces of The One True Cross. She uses them for firelighters.

  299. 299
    Tracy Young

    I am pretty sure that it was Rebeccas’ fault that I had to have my first born baby induced…I blame her for the pain of labor also Damnit.

  300. 300
    Hank_Says

    @RebeccaWatson disengaged my Higgs field and now I’m a rapidly dissipating cloud of massless particles #rebeccaruinseverything

  301. 301
    Mr.Kosta

    Rebecca Watson was Erich Zann’s violin teacher

    /Lovecraft

  302. 302
    Robert M.

    Tide goes in, tide goes out. You can’t explain that, because of Watson!

  303. 303
    palomar8

    Rebecca Watson killed Spock. And then she made everyone go search for him.

  304. 304
    Twinarp

    The USSR has failed 18 time to land on Mars. WAAAATSOOOON!!! Yep.

  305. 305
    Trevor

    Ke$ha is just Rebecca Watson in disguise.

  306. 306
    Twinarp

    I once touched Rebecca Watson and lived to tell the tale. I’m bald now.

  307. 307
    Ben Bradley

    There was that dramatic scene in that movie when Rebecca Watson told that young, poor, scared knight “I am your Grandmother, Luke.”

  308. 308
    bug

    Rebecca wouldn’t let me set anything on fire but fireworks with the blowtorch that night.

    TRUE STORY.

  309. 309
    Mr.Kosta

    Rebecca Watson once beat the English army firing fireballs from her eyes and lightning bolts from her arse

    /Braveheart

  310. 310
    HappiestSadist, Repellent Little Martyr

    Rebecca Watson caused my salad dressing to first not come out, then to come out all over the damn tablecloth.

  311. 311
    quarksparrow

    Rebecca Watson writes all of her blog posts on a computer running Microsoft Bob.

  312. 312
    palomar8

    Rebecca Watson made them do it to Julia.

  313. 313
    Hank_Says

    @RebeccaWatson optimises her site for Internet Explorer 6 #rebeccaruinseverything

  314. 314
    Guitcad1

    The letters in “REBECCA WATSON” form the anagram “WET CARBON CASE”! (I’m sure that given more time I could find more diabolical ones!)

  315. 315
    SoRefined

    Rebecca Watson wrote the last two seasons of Lost.

  316. 316
    Akira MacKenzie

    Rebecca also gave Ol’ Yellar rabies, dropped the dime on Anne Frank, shot Abraham, shot Martin, shot John, shot Spice World, and designed D&D 4th Editon.

    She’s a monster…. A MONSTER!!!

  317. 317
    Matty

    Rebecca Watson shot Mr Burns and blamed it on Maggie. She shot JR, and she thought up making the one season of Dallas a dream to bring back Bobby. Finally she convinced Fox to cancel Family Guy twice and Futurama.

  318. 318
    cm's changeable moniker (quaint, if not charming)

    Rebecca Watson wrote Freebird.

    Actually, she didn’t.

    She just made it go on so damn long.

  319. 319
    Mr.Kosta

    Rebecca Watson is the reason why most of the bands I like either broke up or now suck

  320. 320
    Twinarp

    Everyone thinks Rebecca Watson is terrible, but she has the heart of a young girl.

    In a jar on her desk.

  321. 321
    quarksparrow

    When Rebecca Watson went back in time to 1990, she refused to destroy George Lucas.

  322. 322
    koliedrus

    A dolphin once splashed her at Sea World. She now hops on her broom yearly, flies to Taijii, Japan and forces the locals to perform blood sacrifice.

  323. 323
    tuibguy

    Chuck Norris tried to stop Rebecca Watson but she got him a gig “write” for World Nut Daily and sapped all of his powers.

  324. 324
    Tigger_the_Wing, Back home =^_^=

    Rebecca Watson made my guts sensitive to gluten, and then she turned them vegetarian. #FTBullies #rebeccaruinseverything

  325. 325
    Sandy

    Peter Gabriel got it wrong–Rebecca Watson is the mother of violence.

    Also, I heard if you chant her name three times in an elevator, she’ll appear and dispassionately ask you to cut it out.

  326. 326
    Mr.Kosta

    Rebecca Watson’s only regret is not having a moustache to twirl it while she laughes evilly.

  327. 327
    Tigger_the_Wing, Back home =^_^=

    Mr.Kosta

    Rebecca Watson’s only regret is not having a moustache to twirl it while she laughes evilly.

    And because of that, Rebecca Watson has made it difficult for almost everyone to grow a twirlable moustache.

  328. 328
    Mike Nam

    Why has this Rebecca Watson not been brought before the Hague???

  329. 329
    zmidponk

    quarksparrow #322:

    When Rebecca Watson went back in time to 1990, she refused to destroy George Lucas.

    Because she was too busy persuading him to have another look at episodes 4, 5 and 6 and whispering ‘prequels’ in his ear. And guess who thought up Jar Jar Binks?

  330. 330
    Ray Stantz

    Rebecca Watson though about the Stay Puft Marshmallow man at the WORST POSSIBLE TIME.

  331. 331
    fullyladenswallow

    Rebecca Watson is Citibank.

  332. 332
    Tom J

    Rebecca Watson’s tears cause cancer.

  333. 333
    wholething

    The love of money was framed as the root of all evil by the true culprit – Rebecca Watson.

  334. 334
    DSimon

    Rebecca Watson once told me that there would be cake, but there was in fact no cake.

  335. 335
    wholething

    Rebecca Watson called me a wimp. It made me so mad I almost said something.

  336. 336
    Daniel Schealler

    Rebecca Watson’s name means ‘Destroyer of Men’ when translated back to the original demon tongue.

    Rebecca Watson totally isn’t a misandrist – one of her friends is male!

    Rebecca Watson hates sunshine, kittens and puppies.

    Rebecca Watson killed Rue in the Hunger Games.

    Rebecca Watson stole my sweetroll.

    Rebecca Watson hunts and kills the homeless for sport.

    Rebecca Watson shot Bambi’s mum.

    Rebecca Watson started and led a civil war against Aslan.

    Rebecca Watson demanded the head of John the Baptist on a plate.

    Elizabeth Bathory was a vampire. In the modern age she has changed her name to ‘Rebecca Watson’.

    Rebecca Watson’s never gonna give you up, never gonna let you down, never gonna run around and hurt you (I shamelessly stole that idea from Greta Christina at #FTBullies, of course).

    Rebecca Watson talks at the theatre.

    Rebecca Watson axed Firefly after the first season. Also, she’s a purplebelly.

    Rebecca Watson only uses the 6-10 range when rating movies.

    Rebecca Watson intentionally uses bad kerning.

    Rebecca Watson voted for both Socrates’ guilt and his death.

    Rebecca Watson was sent to Middle Earth to combat Sauron, but she became corrupted by power and betrayed her former allies.

    In her house at R’lyeh, dead Rebecca Watson waits dreaming.

    Rebecca Watson is a cyborg sent back in time to kill John Connor.

  337. 337
    wholething

    Rebecca Watson is attractive, gravitationally speaking, but is so ugly, all the other galaxies are moving away from us and accelerating!

  338. 338
    GeekGoddess

    Rebecca Watson had the cure for AIDS but flushed it down the toilet. In her pants.

    Governor Rick Perry of Texas? Yep, that was her as well.

    And that whole Nigerian witch-children burning thing.

  339. 339
    Chris

    Rebecca Watson knows how fucking magnets work, but refuses to tell anyone.

  340. 340
    F [i'm not here, i'm gone]

    315 has the beginnings of the answer for 314:
    Arcane Web Cost.

    Or maybe because of Carbon Cats Wee! or Bacon Eat Crews, I dunno. Crab Enacts Woe? Scab Nectar Woe? Beware Cats Con!

  341. 341
    imthegenieicandoanything

    She’s also the prime agent behind the tone-down-the-violence-and-politics Hollywoodized remake of Heinlein’s “Starship Troopers.”

    Nice lines, nearly everyone! I’m reaching just to be here!

  342. 342
    Loqi

    Rebecca Watson was sent to Middle Earth to combat Sauron, but she became corrupted by power and betrayed her former allies.

    She was sent to Middle Earth to combat herself?

  343. 343
    Mr.Kosta

    On Rebecca Watson’s apartment door, the following can be read:

    “Abandon all Hope, Ye who enter here”

    /Dante

  344. 344
    HJ Hornbeck

    A certain Someone has proof that P = NP, but is holding back to earn a greater percentage of the merchandising rights.

  345. 345
    Christian

    Damn it! Athlete’s foot. THANKS SO MUCH REBECCA!

  346. 346
    dean

    Rebecca was the project manager for Windows Vista.

  347. 347
    Tony! The Queer Shoop

    Rebecca Watson created the MACARENA and THE CUPID SHUFFLE

  348. 348
    HJ Hornbeck

    Besides entropy, she’s also responsible for chocolate allergies. I’m not sure which is worse…

  349. 349
    imthegenieicandoanything

    Oh, wait! I got a good one!

    Rebecca Watson is the artist behind the cover of the ELP album “Tarkus”.

    What… are you… looking… at???

    NO!!!

    By “behind” I mean she CREATED the fecking thing!

  350. 350
    Mr.Kosta

    @350 imthegenieicandoanything

    Check the cover of Manowar’s Into Glory Ride. Infinitely worse. And I’m pretty sure RW told them that was a good idea…

  351. 351
    imthegenieicandoanything

    Hce try, Mr., but you have to really LOOK at “Tarkus! first. I mean, open your eyes and LOOK. And then LOOK some more while LISTENING to ELP doodle in faux-majesty.

    I’d rather be locked inside Cheney’s man-sized safe!

    Oh, and – nice try, to several people here – the Nickelback comments are out of line. The Old Ones may exist, but “Nickelback” is a particularly obvious urban legend.

    But RW really DID kill Paul McCartney, replacing him with a fiendishly lifelike robot (whom she programmed to kill bothe John AND George, by the way!)

  352. 352
    Sandy

    Her name is a synonym for killin’…and an antonym for NOT killin’.

  353. 353
    imthegenieicandoanything

    And Rebecca Watson is behind all double postings!

  354. 354
    Ann

    Rebecca Watson came up with the phrase ‘god particle’

  355. 355
    imthegenieicandoanything

    And Rebecca Watson is behind all double postings.

  356. 356
    F [i'm not here, i'm gone]

    Also:

    THE IRREFUTABLE PROOF: REBECCA WATSON IS EVIL

    R E B E C C A W A T S O N
    18 5 2 5 3 3 1 23 1 20 19 15 14 <- letter numbers
    9 5 2 5 3 3 1 5 1 2 1 6 5 <- all digits added
    \_________/ \_________/ \_________/ \_________/ \_/
    7 2 7 9 5 <- final sum

    It is evident that "Rebecca Watson" is symbolized by 72795.

    Divide by 69 - the symbol of sinful perversion. The result is 1055.

    Multiply it by 24 - this is the answer to the ultimate question of life, written backwards. This yields 25320.

    Add 2012, the end of the Mayan calendar - you will get 27332.

    Subtract 1994 - the year Jeffrey Dahmer died in prison. This gives you 25338.

    Subtract 8691 - the year of Martin Luther King's assassination, written backwards. This gives 16647.

    When you take 1957 - the year Osama bin Laden was born - then write it backwards and convert it to octal, you arrive at the very same result.

    Proof by the numbers.

  357. 357
  358. 358
    Mr.Kosta

    Rebecca Watson covered up the incident at Roswell in 1947

    /Tinfoil hat mode ON

  359. 359
    wholething

    Rebecca Watson donated the heart for Dick Cheney’s transplant but the other person was still using it.

  360. 360
    ginseng

    Rebecca Watson ruined my experiment today: All my cell cultures are growing at different rates!

  361. 361
    F [i'm not here, i'm gone]

    Rebecca Watson set up us the bomb.

  362. 362
    elronxenu

    Rebecca Watson made Matrix sequels.

  363. 363
    F [i'm not here, i'm gone]

    Rebecca Watson PERMANENTLY sealed my valve

    Whoa.

  364. 364
    Rabidtreeweasel and her Badger of Honor

    RW insisted on a 7th season of Supernatural.

  365. 365
    Brad

    Rebecca Watson doesn’t know about the bird.

    1999 called Rebecca Watson and she didn’t warn them.

    Rebecca Watson tugged on Superman’s cape.

    Rebecca Watson licensed her initials to right wingers.

  366. 366
    woo_monster

    Rebecca Watson keeps moving the princess to another castle.

  367. 367
    Akira MacKenzie

    Rebecca Watson shot a man in Reno just to watch him die.

  368. 368
    Owlmirror

    RWA => Rebecca Watson Authoritarian

  369. 369
    Akira MacKenzie

    Rebecca Watson personally designed the E.T. video game.

  370. 370
    Rabidtreeweasel and her Badger of Honor

    RW suggested the TMNT have an alien origin and turned G.I. Joe into a UN peace keeper unit.

  371. 371
    Aliasalpha

    I hear she was the one who forced elmyra into pinky and the brain!

  372. 372
    Owlmirror

    It’s really the RebeccaWatsonian salinity crisis.

    Also: Tunguska (she was aiming for a tiny, helpless baby seal near Kamchatka, but she miscalculated)

  373. 373
    Jessa

    Rebecca Watson took my stapler. It was a red Swingline stapler.

  374. 374
    A. R

    Rebecca Watson started the wildfires in Colorado.

  375. 375
    Jake Kale

    I have come here to chew bubblegum and kick ass. And Rebecca Watson stole all my bubblegum.

  376. 376
    markr1957

    Heisenberg was dead certain until Rebecca Watson.

  377. 377
    HK

    Rebecca Watson creeped me out in an elevator & then sent me a succession of death threats when I politely pointed out that that shit don’t fly with me.

  378. 378
    Owlmirror

    Rebecca Watson crippled Tiny Tim and killed Marley.

    And she stole Christmas.

  379. 379
    Rabidtreeweasel and her Badger of Honor

    RW perpetuates violence against women in other countries by campaigning against violence against women in the US.

  380. 380
    cyberCMDR

    Rebecca Watson, therefore…. Satan!

  381. 381
    tigtog

    Rebecca Watsøn bit my sister ønce … it was quite nasti tøø.

  382. 382
    Jessa

    Rebecca Watson hung me from a door once…once!

  383. 383
    cyberCMDR

    Rebecca Watson wrote the theme song for Barney the Dinosaur.

    Rebecca Watson rolled a rock away from a grave in Israel and stole the body, and accidentally started a religion

    Rebecca Watson told Bush that Iraq had WMDs

    Rebecca Watson cleaned one wing on all flies in the world, depriving us of the cures for the diseases on the other wing (Koran)

    Rebecca Watson taught Mohammed about embryology

  384. 384
    MathMike

    Rebecca Watson convinced Bush that Iraq had WMD’s.
    Then she hid Osama in her apartment for several years.

  385. 385
    cyberCMDR

    Rebecca Watson invented Gravity Magnets!

  386. 386
    Azkyroth Drinked the Grammar Too :)

    Rebecca Watson invented the myth that “If you ignore them, they’ll leave you alone!”

  387. 387
    Brian Murtagh

    #383 – You’re still there, huh? You realize Rebecca’s gonna make you hang there even longer for complaining. You’ll be lucky if she doesn’t send a cockatiel to eat your liver.

  388. 388
    Owlmirror

    Rebecca Watson set off the Siberian Traps and caused the Permian-Triassic extinction.

  389. 389
    Brian Murtagh

    Rebecca Watson made me forget whether I’m supposed to pray to be eaten first or last.

  390. 390
    Johnny Pez

    Rebecca Watson caused the zombie apocalypse.

  391. 391
    Jocelyn Novella

    Rebecca Watson turned my husband’s hair grey.

  392. 392
    Brian Murtagh

    Mine too!

  393. 393
    Andiis

    Rebecca Watson ruined the finest restaurant in Melb Australia.
    I was in a rush to get to a personal (or so she said) appearance by Miss Watson. The cafe is in the very busy centre of Carlton, acknowledged as the beating heart of the food capital of the Southern Hemisphere.
    As I was running late I pulled into the first carpark I saw. Miss Watson arrived fashionably late and proceeded to drink heavily. Swanning in as she did in her tight fitting jeans and one size too small t-shirt she immediately became the centre of attention.
    Miss Watson has perfected the vulnerable little girl look and all male eyes were upon her.
    Her talk was engaging and thought provoking. Her topic was ..” Be a skeptic, just don’t be a DICK about it.” (Caps mine), but I think everyone knew exactly what she meant. Everyone could tell she was looking straight at me. After the talk she told everyone that she was very tired and was just going to have one more drink and go to bed early. ( hahaha.. yeah right!)
    Well I waited for the crowd to thin and bought her a drink and took it over to her. She said she’d had enough and was going to bed! What a tease! I left the bar feeling rejected.
    So I went out to get in my car and I had got a ticket…$80! If Miss Watson had not led me on so salaciously, I would not have been so angry and smashed the glass I stole on the footpath, was arrested and did 90 days in lock-up cos of outstanding warrants. Greasy Joe’s wont let me back in until I finish paying for the front window. So you can see it’s all her fault.
    It’s all in the past now and I don’t even recall Rebecca Watson’s name.

  394. 394
    Sandy

    Soylent Green is Rebecca Watson!!!

  395. 395
    Johnny Pez

    Rebecca Watson shot down Amelia Earhart’s plane.

  396. 396
    Johnny Pez

    Rebecca Watson demolished the Earth to make way for a hyperspace bypass.

  397. 397
    Johnny Pez

    Rebecca Watson expects Mr. Bond to die.

  398. 398
    Ouigui

    palomar8 @304:

    Rebecca Watson killed Spock. And then she made everyone go search for him.

    RW is responsible for the abomination that is Star Trek V.

  399. 399
    Aerik

    Watson can even ruin things by proxy. One of her friends told me misandry don’t real. It felt like I was being spermjacked at the very moment I read it.

  400. 400
    Ouigui

    Rebecca Watson forced Schrödinger to use cute cuddly cats instead of ugly cephalopods in his thought experiment.

    And whenever one of those hypothetical cats dies, do you seriously believe it’s just quantum randomness at work? Nope; it’s Watson.

  401. 401
    neilbeck

    Rebecca Watson stamped on my Transformer..now it’s just a former

  402. 402
    bastionofsass

    Rebecca Watson encouraged Ted Nugent to share his views about President Obama.

    Rebecca Watson often sets off all the car alarms on my street. At 3 AM. And doesn’t shut off the final one for 2 hours.

    Rebecca Watson puts those loose “order a subscription” cards in magazines.

    Rebecca Watson started the tread of people saying “literally” when using figurative descriptors.

    Rebecca Watson used the last piece of toilet paper in all the public toilets.

    Rebecca Watson routinely tries to sneak 11 items into the “10 items or less” line at the grocery.

  403. 403
    callistacat

    Rebecca Watson turned my dead cat into an airplane.

  404. 404
    Theine

    When no one was looking, Rebecca Watson took forty cakes. She took 40 cakes. That’s as many as four tens.
    And that’s terrible.

  405. 405
    callistacat

    Rebecca Watson is the reason Hank Hill has a narrow urethra.

    And diminished gluteal syndrome.

  406. 406
    McLir

    Rebecca Watson ate my baby.

  407. 407
    Brian Murtagh

    Rebecca Watson swapped my fresh ground coffee for Folgers Freeze-Dried Crystals.

  408. 408
    Brian Murtagh

    Watson stopped me from eating McLir’s baby. And I was *really* hungry.

  409. 409
    callistacat

    McLir, the dingo ate your baby. Then Rebecca ate the dingo that ate your baby.

  410. 410
    Loqi

    Rebecca Watson is the reason the cheese shop doesn’t have any red leicester. Or tilsit. Or Venezuelan beaver cheese.

  411. 411
    osmosis

    I can’t blame Watson for that lack of judgement.
    Clearly you’ve not read and understood the rules of this game.

  412. 412
    osmosis

    Rebecca Watson killed Jesus. Thank you, Ms. Watson.

  413. 413
    McLir

    Brian, Rebecca was first in line. And callistacat, you’re right — Rebecca ate my baby turducken-style.

  414. 414
    pentatomid

    Rebecca Watson had the Garthim kill all the Gelflings.

  415. 415
    margaretwhitestone

    Rebecca Watson gave me Teh Gay.

  416. 416
    pentatomid

    Rebecca Watson locked the Doctor inside the Pandorica and made the TARDIS explode.

  417. 417
    Muz

    The most damning evidence of all (it’s safe, don’t worry)

  418. 418
    Satan

    I love Rebecca Watson.

  419. 419
    Flewellyn

    Rebecca Watson ate my balls!

    …wait, no, that was Chewbacca. Then Rebecca Watson ate his.

    (Anyone else remember that meme from the paleolithic internet?)

  420. 420
    ArigatakiMono

    If I remember correctly, it was Rebecca Watson who released the kraken.

  421. 421
    Ian Rennie

    Rebecca Watson rebroadcast Major League Baseball with only implied verbal consent rather than express written consent.

  422. 422
    leebrimmicombe-wood

    Rebecca Watson invented Comic Sans.

  423. 423
    Hayley Stevens

    Rebecca Watson made us all lose the game.

  424. 424
    Matthew North

    I heard Rebecca Watson created the mosquito in her evil Skepchick laboratory to torment humanity forever.

  425. 425
    Sash

    RW made a deal with Catholic orphanages to burn children in her basement boiler that were too old to adopt out, then foundered the abortion protests to make more orphans & now has a burn load so big, her CO2 emissions are 1,000+ x the output of all industrial CO2 emissions worldwide.

    RW caused Global Warming!

  426. 426
    DemocraticRepublicOfDave

    Rebecca Watson helped the Empire hunt down and destroy the Jedi Knights.

    She betrayed and murdered your father.

  427. 427
    DemocraticRepublicOfDave

    Every time someone, somewhere says “I don’t believe in Rebecca Watson” an elevator dies.

  428. 428
    Quintus

    When Rebecca Watson turns you into a newt you don’t get better.

  429. 429
    Brad

    Rebecca Watson wrote Ironic.
    Pandora is ancient greek for Rebecca Watson.
    Rebecca Watson’s standup routine is all jokes about oppressed groups she isn’t part of.
    Rebecca Watson ordered the church’s pedophile cover-up.
    Rebecca Watson wrote in Sarah Palin.
    Rebecca Watson deflected the pie thrown at Ann Coulter in 2004. She also made shoe guy miss Bush.
    Rebecca Watson taught the invisible pink unicorn how to rapture socks.
    Rebecca Watson ghost wrote Plan 9 From Outer Space.
    Rebecca Watson invented Autotune.
    Rebecca Watson made Obsidion rush KotOR out for christmas.
    Rebecca Watson redesigned facebook.
    Rebecca Watson stands up in canoes.
    Rebecca Watson recast the kids in National Lampoon’s vacation films.
    Rebecca Watson sacked rome. And fiddled while it burned.
    Rebecca Watson mutinied on HMS Bounty.
    Rebecca Watson created DEEP RIFTS between Lisa Edelstein and David Shore.
    Rebecca Watson took Martok’s eye.
    Rebecca Watson makes birds fly into wind turbines.
    Rebecca Watson kidnapped Daphne and stole Velma’s glasses.
    Rebecca Watson pitched Star Trek: Enterprise.
    Rebecca Watson designed that Tacoma Narrows bridge.
    Rebecca Watson invented software patents.
    Rebecca Watson wrote leviticus.
    Rebecca Watson made the Fantastic Four movies.
    Rebecca Watson killed the dead sea.
    Rebecca Watson made the two versions of electric slide go in opposite directions.
    Rebecca Watson stole Tesla’s inventions.
    Rebecca Watson lead the design teams for Homelands and Fallen Empires, and development for Urza block.
    Rebecca Watson made Desmond kill Lucy.
    Rebecca Watson came up with the Star Wars holiday special.
    Rebecca Watson kept the US from switching to metric.
    Rebecca Watson is coo-coo for coco-puffs and is after me lucky charms.
    Rebecca Watson invented DRM.
    Did Rebeecca Watson help Glenn Beck Rape And Murder A Young Girl In 1990?.com
    Rebecca Watson delayed Duke Nukem Forever, and made it suck when it finally came out.
    Rebecca Watson never knows what you mean when you ask if she does.
    Rebecca Watson made me run out of shit she did.

  430. 430
    Philip

    Rebecca Watson introduced Deepak Chopra to quantum physics!

  431. 431
    wholething

    Rebecca “Tectonic” Watson caused the earthquakes that caused the tidal waves that knocked out the Japanese nuclear reactors and Banda Aceh.

  432. 432
    DaveG

    RW created VenomFangX and Madonna’s acting career.

  433. 433
    wholething

    Dinosaur gastroliths did not help them to digest food. Rebecca made them eat rocks for fun.

  434. 434
    wholething

    At least Rebecca doesn’t use artificial products. Instead of shampoo, she washes her hair with real poo.

  435. 435
    wholething

    Rebecca Watson removes the catches from gas pump handles so you can’t squeegee your windshield while the tank fills.

    Gas stations that charge you a quarter to inflate your tires hire Rebecca to cut the nozzles off the tire pumps that are free.

  436. 436
    wholething

    This just in: The heart Rebecca Watson donated for Dick Cheney’s transplant came from a guy she met in an elevator.

  437. 437
    wholething

    Rebecca Watson set up the fireworks display in San Diego.

  438. 438
    wholething

    Old Faithful became a promiscuous squirt after Rebecca visited Wyoming.

  439. 439
    tonyinbatavia

    wholething @438, I don’t know that we want to credit Rebecca with that. That was the coolest display in the history of fireworks. Rebecca Watson’s SOP would have been to roll in low, low clouds so no one could see them, then set them all off.

  440. 440
    SunlessNick

    Rebecca Watson huffed, and puffed, and blew my house down.

    Rebecca Watson is an agent of the Shadows.

    Rebecca Watson was the thirteenth participant in the Murder on the Orient Express (wait, doesn’t that make her good? I’m doing it wrong! Rebecca Watson made me do it wrong!).

  441. 441
    WithinThisMind

    Rebecca Watson blamed Canada.

  442. 442
    Johnny Pez

    Rebecca Watson removes the tags from mattresses.

  443. 443
    Johnny Pez

    Rebecca Watson leaves the cap off the toothpaste.

  444. 444
    leebrimmicombe-wood

    Rebecca Watson is the grit in life’s Vaseline.

  445. 445
    Miles

    Rebecca Watson made me comment for the first time on FTB. WAAATSSOOOOOON!

  446. 446
    Pteryxx

    Rebecca Watson cheats at Minecraft! ♥

    https://twitter.com/rebeccawatson/status/224297656439160833

  447. 447
    Johnny Pez

    Rebecca Watson said “mattress” to Mr. Lambert. Twice!

  448. 448
    stevebowen

    Watson/Chopra never seen them together, just sayin’

  449. 449
    dean

    Rebecca Watson was driving the van that ran me off the road during this mornings trainin ride. She hgave me all of this road rash.

  450. 450
    evilisgood

    Rebecca Watson killed Newt and Hicks.

    Rebecca Watson is responsible for the heartbreak of psoriasis.

    Rebecca Watson is the Catalyst/created the Reapers/flibberty flooberty Space Magic!

    What would Rebecca Watson do? Horrible, horrible things.

  451. 451
    evilisgood

    Forgot some:

    Rebecca Watson built the house on Ash Tree Lane.

    Rebecca Watson put cyanide in the Tylenol.

    Rebecca Watson wants your skull. Rebecca Watson needs your skull.

    Rebecca Watson did that thing to Donna Noble that makes me cry when I think about it. Do you hear me, Rebecca Watson? You made me cry!

    Rebecca Watson wrote that LMFAO song. You know the one.

  452. 452
    Ouigui

    Rebecca Watson is the cause of Colony Collapse Disorder. She suggested that honeybees obtain consent in a non-creepy way. They’re so confused by the idea, they can no longer mate.

  453. 453
    kylelacy

    Rebecca Watson caused that grounder to go through Bill Buckner’s legs.

    Rebecca Watson doesn’t want your pets to get spayed or neutered.

    Has anyone ever seen Rebecca Watson and Joseph Stalin in the same place at the same time?

    Rebecca Watson is a Yankees fan.

    Has anyone ever seen Rebecca Watson and Milli Vanilli in the same place at the same time?

    Rebecca Watson told Kevin Costner that Waterworld was a good idea.

  454. 454
    Alan G. Humphrey

    Rebecca Watson asked if the clock had been wound just as God was creating the world.

  455. 455
    ildi

    Why, that Rebecca Watson even took the last can of Who hash.

  456. 456
    maxchase

    Rebecca Watson personally drove the Parrot Sketch and the Lumberjack Song into the ground, eventually forcing the Pythons to perform perfunctory and stilted renditions completely drained of originality and spontaneity.

  457. 457
    Jakie_paper

    Rebecca Watson talked Chris Nolan out of doing another Dark Knight.

  458. 458
    Jakie_paper

    Who knows what darkness lurks in the hearts of men? Rebecca Watson knows….but she ain’t tell’n.

  459. 459
    Jakie_paper

    Rebecca Watson is responsible for every Highlander sequel and spin-off, including the card game. Dammit, Watson, THERE CAN BE ONLY ONE!

  460. 460
    Jakie_paper

    Rebecca Watson is why Yarr wants your children!!!!

  461. 461
    Jakie_paper

    Rebecca Watson sunk my battleship and then made it into a shitty movie.

  462. 462
    Jakie_paper

    #420, I though it was Yoda who ate balls? Holy guacamole, I’ve been on the intrawebs too long……

  463. 463
    annamillard

    Rebecca Watson orchestrated the Red Wedding

  464. 464
    Brad

    @463, according to urban dictionary, “ate my balls” started with Mr. T.

    and here’s a salon article http://www.salon.com/1997/08/10/balls_2/

    and now, back to you regularly scheduled Rebecca Watson.

    Rebecca Watson made Spielberg quit Freakazoid.
    Rebecca Watson created season 3 of Gargoyles.
    Rebecca Watson coached Bale’s Batman voice.
    Rebecca Watson said my cat couldn’t haz cheeseburger.
    Rebecca Watson gave two girls a cup and a video camera.

  465. 465
    wholething

    It is Rebecca Watson’s fault that The Atheist Experience show was shortened to one hour.

  466. 466
    thelaymanatheist

    You guys remember when she went rampaging through New york as a giant stay puft marshmallow man?!? That sucked.. but the smores were kick ass..

  467. 467
    Tony! The Queer Shoop

    She created Jaws 3-D for crying out loud. Between that, Highlander 2, Howard the Duck, and Batman & Robin, Ms. Watson has some ‘splainin to do.

  468. 468
    thunk: turmite city

    Rebecca Watson obviously caused the demise of Phobos-Grunt.

    And every Soviet failure to get to Mars.

  469. 469
    F [i'm not here, i'm gone]

    This is what I have found out:
    You know that old lady who swallowed a fly? And we don’t know why she swallowed the fly?

    Rebecca Watson, that’s why.

  470. 470
    J. Goard

    Reading all the funny comments on this post has really cut into my Diablo 3 time, and now I might now even be able to play before dinner…

    Damn you, Rebecca!!!

  471. 471
    DingWingus

    Who controls the British crown? Who keeps the metric system down? She do, she do.

  472. 472
    rq

    Rebecca Watson pushed Jack and Jill down the hill and Humpty-Dumpty off the wall. Then she set fire to the ladybug’s house. She also baked four-and-twenty blackbirds into a pie, but they magically survived. As consolation to herself, she dressed up as a giant spider and went to see what Miss Muffett was doing. On her way, she put the baby, cradle and all, on the treetop.

  473. 473
    celticwulf

    I was going to say that Rebecca Watson thinks that Rob Liefeld is a great artist who is able to draw feet well, but even she’s not THAT evil :)

  474. 474
    Raging Bee

    Or that time when she returned from the Underverse and started forcing everyone to convert or die.

    I thought she was only responsible for the Art-Deco hovering buses. Now you tell me she’s also responsible for the interstellar planet-killing golf-tees? Who wants to listen to her destroy worlds for an hour?

  475. 475
    ...

    This is, of course, a composite of real comments on that video.

    Or, to phrase it another way, something made up out of thin air.

    And so the adoration of the Sarah Palin of skepticism continues…

  476. 476
    Brian Murtagh

    Damn, the trolls really were slow. Watson must have given them a look or something.

  477. 477
    Jason Thibeault

    I didn’t have any takers on the side bet, but honestly, I would have gone all in on “between comments 1 and 10″ so I would have failed miserably. Oh well! Your loss!

    Elipsis, since you refused to actually explain how you were contributing to the last conversation you were involved in derailing, and since you contribute nothing but hatred of all things Watson for no apparent reason, you’re in moderation. Answer my charge at the linked post if you want to prove you’re actually interested in discussing things instead of just adding to the background radiation of hatred that Watson already experiences.

    I’m sure our discussions about tangential matters will sorely lack in your expressed hatred and that you’ll claim censorship or groupthink or some other contrafactual nonsense. But don’t worry, there will be no shortage of hatred expressed about Watson in your absence here. Since every component of the composite I wrote above is actually very easily findable on any Youtube video containing even the words “Rebecca” and “Watson”, even if she’s not on the video itself, don’t worry. People will know you and others really, really hate her.

    (TL;DR: Rebecca Watson made me put you in moderation using her mind-control powers.)

  478. 478
    Raging Bee

    She also baked four-and-twenty blackbirds into a pie, but they magically survived.

    Therefore Jesus so shut up you stupid atheists.

  479. 479
    ...

    Well, I’ve long learned that facts or reason are not wholly welcome here, so why should I supply them? But to answer to your question – fascinating thing, question about driving the conversation forward; to where, exactly? – I am eager to know why this nonentity continues to command such an audience. The phenomenon has the same grotesque fascination as Sarah Palin does. Just how do we get to a point of such decay that someone like that can be voted “most influential atheist” ahead of Ayaan Hirsi Ali? Maybe it’s something in the middle class American mindset, I don’t know.

    Enfin. This festival of self-pity has been going on for a year, during which any attempt to address the real oppression of women elsewhere has ranged from the slim to the nonexistent. To take an example from today, you can see Taslima Nasrin’s put up truly horrendous examples of the crime of acid-throwing. I guarantee you that this will attract less attention, and be quickly forgotten in the endless parade of the self-pity of the privileged.

    I’ve had sharp disagreements with Maryam Namazie, but she’s a real fighter with real guts, and it has not escaped my notice that her work on actual oppression receives less than a hundredth of the attention that the drone does.

  480. 480
    Jason Thibeault

    Shorter Elipsis: “You can’t talk about anything unless you’re talking about the worst things.”

    The obvious counter to this is, why the hell are you complaining about people you perceive to have poor priorities when there are people throwing acid at women? Go do something about that!

  481. 481
    longstreet63

    Rebecca Watson found my lack of faith disturbing.

  482. 482
    sambarge

    1975. Amity Island. They said it was a great white shark. But we know the truth.

    WAT-son…….WAT-son…….WAT-son..WAT-son..WAT-son..WAT-son..WAT-son..WAT-SON!

  483. 483
    Jason Thibeault

    Coincidentally enough, Watson posted a wrap-up of SkepchickCON that included a screenshot of a Youtube comment that sounds almost identical to what I’d created as a composite of other comments I’ve seen elsewhere. You know, for those people who are skeptical of the extraordinary claim that people say shit like that to her.

    Of course, I bet Rebecca Watson made that commenter say that to prove me right.

  484. 484
    Jusarious

    Rebecca Watson:
    – made the bowl of petunias fall from the sky.
    – ate the red ones first.
    – ‘s gravitational pull is drawing Planet X into earth to kill us all.
    – forced the Keebler elves to live in appalling sweatshop conditions within the tree to make her cookies.
    – made Troy bring in that awful wooden horse.
    – enabled Tim Burton to make more movies.
    – Programmed the Mars rover to crash.
    – made the Westboro Baptist Church’s protest signs.
    – canceled Firefly (yes this has been stated but needed to be said again).
    – created Mosquitoes, ticks and leeches.
    – made my coffee too hot and I burned my tongue.
    – burned down the great library in Alexandria.
    – sunk Atlantis.
    and finally
    – made men reflect on their actions.

    Just Kidding! Rebecca, if you read this, hang in there and ignore the trolls.

  485. 485
    Larry

    Rebecca Watson named my other brother Darryl.

  486. 486
    wholething

    Rebecca Watson invented the Bloody Mary when she wielded the axe in the execution of Mary, Queen of Scots.

  487. 487
    Flewellyn

    – made men reflect on their actions.

    Let us not forget that this, after all, is her real crime.

    How DARE a woman gently chastise men on their actions and make them THINK about them?

  488. 488
    Arjan

    RW IS the one ring!!!!

    RW corrupted Anakin!

    RW is the Borg queen!

    RW is the ultimate nerd villain

  489. 489
    bcoppola

    Rebecca Watson shot the sheriff. But she didn’t shoot the deputy.

  490. 490
    Stephanie Zvan

    Elipsis is talking about Taslima’s post that was the most-viewed item on FtB yesterday, right?

  491. 491
    Raging Bee

    I am eager to know why this nonentity continues to command such an audience.

    Well, you’re part of that audience, so maybe you should ask YOURSELF why you’re wasting so much time bitching about how she isn’t worth your time. You do realize you’re not being forced to read one FTB and not another, right?

  492. 492
    Dexeron

    You know when Kirk shouted “KHAAAAAAAAAAAAAN!”?

    He was originally shouting “WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAATSSOOOOOOOOOOOOOONNN!!!”

    But Rebecca Watson made him change it.

  493. 493
    dapartypoopah

    Rebecca Watson once asked me for coffee, I knew what she was up to so I punched her in the face and ran away. You know how threatening it is when you are cornered behind a counter and someone asks you coffee, who cares that it is morning and in a coffeeshop, it was creepy.

  494. 494
    jnorris

    Rebecca Watson made the Spicy Meatballas, mamma mia!

  495. 495
    brucecoppola

    jnorris, you are totally dating yourself with that reference.

    Damn, I just dated myself, too.

    WATSON!!!

  496. 496
    brucecoppola

    There should be an FTB Comment Thread Hall of Fame, and this thread should be in it. But Rebecca Watson will not allow that to happen.

  497. 497
    dccarbene

    Rebbeca Watson has been feeding us Pink Slime for years.

    Rebecca Watson immanentized the eschaton. With malace aforethought.

  498. 498
    Celeste

    Rebecca Watson stole Scrooge’s number one dime!

  499. 499
    Celeste

    Last night I couldn’t get to sleep because more memories of RW’s evil doings just kept coming to me.

    Rebecca Watson made Mil and Margret have an argument.

    Rebecca Watson made Alexander have a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day.

    Rebecca Watson completed everything on the Evil Overlord list.

    Rebecca Watson taught Perf the milk spell.

    Rebecca Watson turned Carrow into a theoretically impossible form of undead: an intelligent corporeal.

    Rebecca Watson killed James and Lily Potter.

    Rebecca Watson told Barbie that math is hard.

    Rebecca Watson gave Louis the choise that she…never…had.

    Rebecca Watson told Han the odds.

    Rebecca Watson blew up the Watchers Council headquarters.

    Rebecca Watson told George W. Bush that “misunderestimate” is a word.

    Rebecca Watson suggested implementing the TSA as a joke, but Congress took her seriously.

    Rebecca Watson poked out my inner eye.

  500. 500
    Buzz Parsec

    Rebecca Watson keeps calling me up and telling my it’s my last chance to reduce my credit card interest rates and that my car warranty is about to expire.

  501. 501
    wholething

    It is Rebecca Watson’s fault that they never came out with Left Guard for the other armpit.

    “Lather. Rinse. Repeat.” was a cruel joke Rebecca played on computer programmers.

  502. 502
    YetAnotherMatt

    Watson stole my birth certificate and all my tax returns.

  503. 503
    Jern

    I dislike Rebecca Watson for abusing accidentally obtained moderator rights on the JREF forums to ban people who disagreed with her.

  504. 504
    Stacy

    Some say her father was German. Nobody believed she was real. Nobody ever saw her or knew anybody that ever worked directly for her, but to hear the Skepchicks tell it, anybody could have worked for Watson. You never knew. That was her power. The greatest trick the Devil ever pulled was convincing the world she didn’t exist. And like that, poof. She’s gone.

  505. 505
    Jimmy J.J. Jones Jr.

    Two big thumbs up.
    And this crap is still going on, taking her jokes about the issue and trying to turn them against her by quote mining out of context. It just goes to show that humans, all humans can act like little children when they let their emotions trump their reason.

    I think some people don’t like Watson because she’s funny, quick witted and probably much smarter then them-selves.
    I like her. I don’t always agree with her, but I don’t agree with anyone on all issues. But that doesn’t drive me to be throw an ugly tantrum towards her.

  1. 506
    An excellent plan | Pharyngula

    [...] going to distract all attention from our horrible #FTBullies status by a well-tested expedient: We’re going to blame Rebecca Watson for everything. At last, all Deep Rifts are healed! Share this: Posted in Weirdness « Pharyngula Podcast [...]

  2. 507
    The 2012 Lousy Year In Review » Lousy Canuck

    [...] July I went to CONvergence! That is, after all, part of my July routine. What’s novel, though, is that I was on three panels: Don’t Feed the Trolls, Doomsday Scenarios and Growing Up Online. I also continued talking about the harassment policies campaign pushback, with a piece on how they protect religion from criticism, and how they require consent forms written in triplicate. Richard Dawkins made a sidelong stab at Skepchick over the vaccines-for-hugs campaigns they run, and I expressed my disappointment once again. The harassment policies campaign wound down to a close, with dozens of orgs and conventions adopting policies, the last of which being TAM’s “secret police” policy which, while it certainly counts, was just a monkey’s-paw wish misinterpretation of the campaign. Lastly, we collectively unearthed all the ways Rebecca Watson ruins everything. [...]

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    How to Suppress Writing Women » Almost Diamonds

    […] In atheo-skepticism, we have the continual conflation of Rebecca and Atheism+. Forget that Atheism+ is Jen McCreight’s brainchild. Forget that Rebecca said at the time that it wasn’t her preferred means of dealing with the problem, that she’d rather start from humanism. No, when Atheism+ was the big bogeyman, people kept complaining to Rebecca about it. But that’s just one example. For more, try this. […]

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