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I suggest that a wiki be created to cover fringe theories. Fringe theories are not always given sufficient coverage in Wikipedia and often cause controversy there. Here are some fringe science topics for example.[1] --Canalstreet 14:58, 24 November 2008 (UTC)

The problem inherent in any "fringe" theory is that all it takes is for somebody to believe it. If someone sincerely believes that rabbits at one time were six feet tall and punched each other like kangaroos, that's a "fringe" theory. It doesn't matter that all of three people might actually believe in it. Incidentally, many of the theories in your link sound quite mainstream, or at least have a significant number of proponents - Human sperm competition, Interstellar planets, panspermia, etc... inclusivedisjunction 12:41, 25 November 2008 (UTC)
Let's not argue the truth of specific fringe theories; Wikipedia is a good place for that. The example you bring up would be more appropriate for the Bizarre Theories wiki on Wikia. The fringe theories included would need to meet some type of standard, like Wikipedia has standards for fringe theories. The difference would be that the standards here could be a little lower and editing could occur without all the angst and wiki-drama of Wikipedia. In Wikipedia, it seems that fringe theories are not always explained sufficiently because in articles, more mainstream theories are given more weight and more space. In Wikipedia, "undue weight" is often cited as a reason for removing less popular theories or reducing their coverage to a glancing reference. --Canalstreet 14:43, 25 November 2008 (UTC)
Why are fringe theories potentially important? Some of them could be true. Also, mainstream theories start out as fringe theories. --Canalstreet 21:30, 1 December 2008 (UTC)
I see that you are very passionate about getting this wiki started. The wiki would need dedicated users like yourself if it is to succeed. You should go to the Requests wiki and make your request there, unless you're looking for someone else to start and run the wiki. --Michaeldsuarez (Talk) (Deeds) 18:41, 11 December 2008 (UTC)
I haven't seen a show of support for the idea yet so I would be reluctant to request a new wiki at this point. It seems like a fringe theories wiki could complement Wikipedia by providing a place where various fringe theories could be presented in detail; something that is not always possible in Wikipedia due to its policies and politics. I may try out the idea at Scratchpad first. --Canalstreet 19:11, 11 December 2008 (UTC)