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Citizendium mainstay Hayford Peirce has died under, uh... rather extreme circumstances. This may affect what happens to CZ? (talk) 21:09, 21 November 2020 (UTC)

My god. That is definitely something I did not expect to see. I don't know if this is what you are ultimately suggesting...but I don't think this should go on the page.-Flandres (talk) 22:20, 21 November 2020 (UTC)
From what I can tell, Hayford was CZ's treasurer and the hosting fees were being paid from an account in his name. What this means for CZ, I couldn't say. (talk) 03:32, 22 November 2020 (UTC)
Back in February he posted that "my will specifically directs my executor (Personal Representative) to close out the bank account with the CZ funds and to distribute them as CZ tells him to." [1] so they will need someone to make a decision about what to do. Fortunately for the project Pat Palmer, who Larry transferred ownership to in July, is active. Thryduulf (talk) 03:48, 2 December 2020 (UTC)
That's definitely to be noted as extremely relevant, surely? - David Gerard (talk) 19:54, 24 November 2020 (UTC)
I would rather wait until we have more information, honestly. If you want to put it in, sure.-Flandres (talk) 20:03, 24 November 2020 (UTC)

Should we research Pat Palmer too ?[edit]

This is one weird website for the $1 million in annual revenues company which now owns Citizendium .
CZ donation page $300 to renew the domain for 5 years ?
Who is Mark Widmer their Treasurer ? Hjkgq23lz (talk) 05:08, 8 February 2021 (UTC)

Pat Palmer's article[edit]

Well, nice to see that they have shed all delusion of relevance or viable competition to Wikipedia. Gangster Computer God (talk) 23:18, 10 April 2021 (UTC)

May 2023[edit]

Looking far from dead on the basis of recent activity. Efforts are evidently being made to improve the existing articles and subpages. I love the pseudoscience discussion in which they have turned tables on Wikipedia and branded it Pseudopedia! 😀 It will be interesting to see where CZ can go from here but, dead, it is not. Sistorian (talk) 20:10, 23 May 2023 (UTC)

Hmm. [2] 2001:67C:6EC:203:192:42:116:174 (talk) 19:04, 17 June 2023 (UTC)


They don’t even allow independent registrations? No wonder they’re dead --Goatspeed. Goat bless America🇺🇸CircularREmail2.gifasoning🇺🇸🇺🇸-->See my latest prototypes 19:05, 14 January 2024 (UTC)