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Generic HowTo Template

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The generic HowTo template should be on all HowTo: pages, although the HowTo:Stub could be used instead.


HowTo Stub Template

The HowTo Stub template is for HowTo articles that could use some work. It can be used as well as or instead of the HowTo template.

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No, not that kind of stub!

A stub is an overly-short or incomplete article that needs to be expanded before it can truly be called a definitive treatment of its subject matter. Stubs are one of the many banes of Uncyclopedia's existence. So, why not learn how to create one?

Step 1

Come up with a great page name. The name you choose should be catchy and witty; a play on words that leaves the reader wanting to read more, while inducing at least a chuckle just by itself.

Step 2

Come up with about two legitimate (or semi-legitimate) sub-headings. The sub-headings don't have to be anything special, but they should build on the clever title of the article and should show what direction the article is heading (or would head, if the lazy author would just sit down and finish it).

Step 3

Write a sentence or two under each sub-heading. These need be even less legitimate than the sub-headings themselves, but they still cannot be pure nonsense. They should, along with the sub-headings, elicit one more laugh from the reader.

Step 4 (Optional)

Add a picture. One - no more, no less.

Step 5

Add the stub label at the bottom of the "article" you have created and wait for more industrious, comedic and talented cyberspace authors to come and breathe real life into your work. P.S. - This won't happen.


Tip template

The tip template is used for tips on HowTo pages. It's use is described on the HowTo:Make your first HowTo article.


Use the first pipe to specify 'left' or 'right', and the second to put the message.

{{Tip|left|Use the first pipe to specify 'left' or 'right', and the second to put the message.}}

HowTo Featured Article

Featured article template for the main page.

Fried eggs go well with avocados. They also go well with apples, pineapples, mangos, different kinds of chili and bacon. Do you have an avocado? No?

Frying an egg is the simplest thing you could ever do. Frying an egg is as simple as eating an egg. Any human being, if given an egg and a pan, would manage to fry it (the egg, not the frying pan). It is so easy that I bet you toddler over there will be able to do this. Yes, that one, who thinks his mother can’t see him when his eyes are closed.

I would certainly bet on that if I had money.

I don’t know what could be less complicated than frying an egg. Boiling an egg, perhaps? No, that would require the knowledge about how much time the egg needs to be boiled and do you know this? Me neither. That’s why we are frying it.

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Featured Article Template

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Recent articles template for the main page.

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