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by LargelyRecyclable
Wed Nov 21, 2018 4:36 am
Forum: Wikipedians
Topic: Suspected paid editor Beyond My Ken
Replies: 11
Views: 889

Re: Suspected paid editor Beyond My Ken

NadirAli wrote:I suspect he's on the payroll of the Indian mob on Wikipedia.


He's a nut but you've lost me there.
by LargelyRecyclable
Wed Oct 24, 2018 12:04 am
Forum: Wikipediocracy talk
Topic: Midsize Jake
Replies: 23
Views: 4339

Re: Midsize Jake

And the screaming about "the new fascism" is insulting. The USA has ALWAYS had a tendency toward banana-republicanism and crackpot right-wing ideas. I don't know, you could make that argument for much of the 19th century but the rise of the institutional technocracy in the civil service a...
by LargelyRecyclable
Tue Oct 23, 2018 11:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Complete loons
Replies: 2
Views: 492

Re: Complete loons

It's a joke, man. If anything, Wikipedia could use a little more levity and a little less self-importance.
by LargelyRecyclable
Sat Oct 13, 2018 4:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The decay continues......now it's bye bye MedCom
Replies: 9
Views: 1071

Re: The decay continues......now it's bye bye MedCom

MedCom is a throwback to a more innocent time, when people thought Wikipedia dispute resolution would be about deep deliberation and strength of argument, and a strong Administrator corps would ensure fair play. Bingo. Editors fall into two camps, those who know how to leverage the internal mechani...
by LargelyRecyclable
Wed Oct 10, 2018 1:43 am
Forum: Content Issues
Topic: Wikipedia's political bias problem
Replies: 81
Views: 13319

Re: Wikipedia's political bias problem

Wow... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Miscellany_for_deletion/User:JzG/Politics Classic Guy Chapman bullshit. You can spot the "real insiders" just by the keep/delete votes--the suck-ups will fight to keep this crap. It does serve as a remarkably concise cheat sheet.
by LargelyRecyclable
Thu Oct 04, 2018 12:15 am
Forum: Wikipediocracy talk
Topic: Yes, I'v got him!
Replies: 6
Views: 793

Re: Yes, I'v got him!

I'm pretty new to the off-wiki circuit. I only joined after my site ban. Is there a Cliff Notes version of why people hate Wikipediocracy and Jake so much? I understand accusations that he leaks stuff to the in-crowd on Wikipedia, but other than that?
by LargelyRecyclable
Tue Oct 02, 2018 11:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "9 million broken links on Wikipedia are rescued"
Replies: 5
Views: 575

Re: "9 million broken links on Wikipedia are rescued"

Also, we occasionally need to remind the world that the Internet Archive has had extremely friendly relations with Wikimedia for more than 10 years . So it is not inconceivable to think that someone will ask the Archive to remove some of those links--in order to keep covering something up. I don't ...