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(Time)   Wikipedia banned 250 users who were getting paid to promote certain products. They are also working on ferreting out editors who don't know what they are doing. [citation needed]   (newsfeed.time.com) divider line 6
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2013-10-22 09:33:38 PM  
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fluffy2097: But can you name it?


As a matter of fact, it's name and what people think its name is contributes to much of the confusion.
2013-10-22 02:39:16 PM  
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SpectroBoy: The people who make it as accurate as printed encyclopedia?


I can think of an entire field of study in which Wikipedia is not only less than remotely accurate, but actually passes off misinformation and bad information so appalling it borders on retarded ignorance.
2013-10-22 11:16:00 AM  
1 votes:
If they ban all of those people how will I learn about Hannibal crossing the Appalachians?
2013-10-22 11:03:26 AM  
1 votes:

enik: SpectroBoy: fluffy2097: If they ban all the editors who don't know what they are doing, who will be left to run wikipedia?

The people who make it as accurate as printed encyclopedia?

Study: Wikipedia as accurate as Britannica (link)   http://news.cnet.com/2100-1038_3-5997332.html

That's only because Wikipedia's sperging child editors plagiarize  real encyclopedias.


I heard they plagiarize dictionaries too
2013-10-22 09:10:58 AM  
1 votes:

Felgraf: Leader O'Cola: ban IP addresses that trace to government , lobbying groups, and 'think tanks'.

Counter-argument: That would also ban anyone who works in a government lab, who might, on science-related issues, know WTF they are talking about.


They shouldn't be updating Wikipedia from the lab.
2013-10-22 09:04:13 AM  
1 votes:

Leader O'Cola: ban IP addresses that trace to government , lobbying groups, and 'think tanks'.


Counter-argument: That would also ban anyone who works in a government lab, who might, on science-related issues, know WTF they are talking about.
 
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