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[edit] Wikipedia article, again

About the newly added link: RW is not an encyclopedia, and those sources are horrible. Also, there's no "us".--ZooGuard (talk) 13:42, 28 September 2014 (UTC)

[edit] Use for references

Just so I'm clear on this: It's OK to use wikipedia for references, right? Greatnecro (talk) 21:24, 7 November 2014 (UTC)

[edit] A question

Can and may I create a page based on my research on the administrators' behaviour, with evidence and such, Greatnecro and ZooGuard? — Unsigned, by: Dandtiks69 / talk / contribs 07:57, 7 June 2015‎ (UTC)

Probably best not. When somebody did that here for Portuguese Wikipedia, it didn't go down well. WẽãšẽĩõĩďWeaselly.jpgMethinks it is a Weasel 10:46, 7 June 2015 (UTC)
What happened, WěǎšěǐǒǐďWeaselly.jpgMethinks it is a Weasel? Dandtiks69 (talk) 06:19, 8 June 2015 (UTC).
Put it like this: "he LANCBd" Scream!! (talk) 07:30, 8 June 2015 (UTC)

Actually, Scream!! and WēāŝēīōīďWeaselly.jpgMethinks it is a Weasel, I was already in Wikipedia. It's just that I thought that even with the most rational arguments on why I shouldn't be blocked for a simple spelling mistake or why they should calm down on me the same five administrators would gang up on me and threaten to block me. I still have my log, and unblocked, so maybe we could use that to test out the administrators. Believe me, just sending them an apology message would incite them. I have the evidence I need. Dandtiks69 (talk) 22:29, 10 June 2015 (UTC)

[edit] Wikipedia statistics

... can be found here [1]: if WP was a nation what world rankings would it have? 82.44.143.26 (talk) 18:32, 17 August 2015 (UTC)

[edit] The 15 functions of Wikipedia

As it is coming up to WP's 15th birthday, what are its functions?

  • The source of all (mis)information (both, at the same time, in the same article)
  • Gresham's Law as applied to encyclopedias
  • A point of first resort.
  • A point of multiple resort (see all the websites copying from WP).
  • A fruitful ground for Disgusted of Tunbridge Wells and their relatives.
  • A fruitful source of complaints by 'nobody agrees with our (so off-beat they are out of tune) theorists.
  • A (mis)quote mine.

What others? 82.44.143.26 (talk) 17:30, 12 January 2016 (UTC)

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