As a Usenet discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving Nazis or Hitler approaches 1.
Without a winking smiley or other blatant display of humour, it is impossible to create a parody of fundamentalism that someone won't mistake for the real thing.
The best way to get the right answer on the Internet is not to ask a question, it's to post the wrong answer.
Any post correcting an error in another post will contain at least one error itself.
Related: Muphry's Law and Hartman's Law.
When a person criticizes another's editing or proofreading, there will be a mistake of a similar kind in that criticism.
Related: Skitt's Law and Hartman's Law.
Full name: Hartman's Law of Prescriptivist Retaliation.
Any article or statement about correct grammar, punctuation, or spelling is bound to contain at least one eror [sic].
Related: Skitt's Law and Muphry's Law.
In any discussion involving science or medicine, citing whale.to as a credible source loses the argument immediately.
If you have to insist that you've won an internet argument, you've probably lost badly.
A person's mind can be changed by reading information on the internet. The nature of this change will be from having no opinion to having the wrong opionion.
Anyone who brings Young Earth Creationism into an argument - that is not about creation, the origins of life or the age of Earth - requires no further serious consideration and is deemed to have lost the argument.
Anyone who posts an argument on the internet which is largely quotations can be very safely ignored, and is deemed to have lost the argument before it has begun.
Anyone who posts a picture with a caption which does anything other than describe the picture is deemed to have already lost on the point they were trying to make and it can be ignored.
Whoever resorts to the argument that, ‘whoever resorts to the argument that ... has automatically lost the debate,' has automatically lost the debate.
The more exclamation points used in an email (or other posting), the more likely it is a complete lie. This is also true for excessive capital letters.
Do not talk about /b/.
DO NOT TALK ABOUT /b/.
Anything you say can and will be used against you.
Anything you say can be turned into something else - fixed.
Do not argue with trolls - it means that they win.
If you fail in epic proportions, it may just become a winning failure.
The more you hate it the stronger it gets.
Relation to the original topic decreases with every single post.
You must have pictures to prove your statements.
"Pics, or it didn't happen."
If it exists, there is porn of it.
If no such porn exists, it will be made.
For every given male character, there is a female version of that character. For every given female character, there is a male version of that character.