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I propose a measure of ridiculousness based on this algorithm:
Count the number of made up words, call it a.
Take the average stupidity of the impossible ideas presented, call that b.
Take the amount of funny/awesome presented, call that c.
Ridiculousness = b(a-c+1).
For instance, this
idea would warrant the following:
a = 5
b = 4
c = 0
riduculousness = 4(5-0+1) = 24.
Therefore, I score a 24 on the ridiculosity scale, which is an impossible idea, meaning I score 30, yet another impossible idea, 36, 42, 48...
||Ridiculous: adj. Deserving or inspiring ridicule; absurd, preposterous, or silly.
||If you are using 'ridiculous' in the first sense, I don't think using made-up words is necessarily deserving of ridicule (Shakespeare's plays seem to be fairly well-regarded, for example). If you are using it in the second sense, I don't think funny ideas are less absurd or silly than serious ones.
||And your last sentence makes no sense; why is scoring 24 an impossible idea? But, you do deserve some credit for coming up with a ridiculous definition of ridiculousness, you slithy tove.
||What is this idea's usefullness?
||Isn't this notion already covered by the Absolute Drivel scale?