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by badmachine
Mon Jan 11, 2021 8:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 20th anniversary thread
Replies: 11
Views: 239

Re: 20th anniversary thread

ericbarbour wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 2021 2:26 am
"Wikipedia has transformed knowledge – so why is it still looked down on?" in The Telegraph. Sorry, behind paywall.
Here's a link to the article at Archive.is: https://archive.is/PUbvI
by badmachine
Wed Jan 06, 2021 6:53 pm
Forum: Dark Corners -- a place for odd and deviant subjects (WP related or not)
Topic: Thoughts on Reddit?
Replies: 24
Views: 1972

Re: Reddit promotes HEROIN!

https://files.catbox.moe/5vlss7.PNG It's always been a part of Reddit's culture to push buttons, and talking nice about hard drugs is part of that. This the same site that had a subreddit called "Pics of Dead Kids", started and run by Michael Brutsch (u/Violentacrez) whom Gawker outed in 2012 . Say...
by badmachine
Wed Jan 06, 2021 5:51 pm
Forum: Dark Corners -- a place for odd and deviant subjects (WP related or not)
Topic: Thoughts on Reddit?
Replies: 24
Views: 1972

Re: Thoughts on Reddit?

We will see if Gab and all these other hard-core Trumpist websites will survive. Seeing as how MAGA is co-morbid with anti-Black, antisemitic, homophobic, xenophobic worldviews I'm guessing not too long. Why do you judge a huge group of people based on their dwelling type? In my experience and IMO ...
by badmachine
Thu Aug 06, 2020 1:02 am
Forum: Content Issues
Topic: Re: Paid Editing on WP is permissible
Replies: 230
Views: 54164

Re: Paid Editing on WP is permissible

Maybe paid, but certainly COI: Andrewsmclain is probably writing for Eugene Jarecki who pays for a billboard in New York City that accuses the President of murder. :roll:
by badmachine
Wed Jul 29, 2020 10:18 pm
Forum: Content Issues
Topic: Articles Wikipedia should have--but doesn't.
Replies: 116
Views: 26758

Re: Articles Wikipedia should have--but doesn't.

Anyone wanna take a stab at why this article disappeared? The hoax (which was a complicated one and many journalists fell for it) dates from 2009, the only two captures were taken in 2016. There is NO RFA and no speedy request and no explanation. Or anything. But it's STILL the top result if you go...
by badmachine
Mon Jul 27, 2020 5:59 pm
Forum: Wikipedia In The Media
Topic: another Sarah Stierch ass-lick on front page of Slashdot
Replies: 7
Views: 1953

Re: another Sarah Stierch ass-lick on front page of Slashdot

ericbarbour wrote:
Mon Jul 27, 2020 2:48 am
Josh Zelinsky was one of the worst administrators in their history. A literal walking stereotype of an extreme nerd.
Hard to argue with that:
by badmachine
Wed Jul 15, 2020 10:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2010 AskReddit thread asking for Wikipedia donations
Replies: 6
Views: 1204

Re: 2010 AskReddit thread asking for Wikipedia donations

r/AskReddit • u/[deleted] • 9y I know we're all making fun of Jimmy Wales' creepy stare on Wikipedia. But seriously... have you donated? Wikipedia is fucking fantastic. Go donate a few bucks if you haven't already. Most of us use it several times a day, and I think it's reasonable that they ask for...
by badmachine
Wed Jul 15, 2020 5:13 am
Forum: Content Issues
Topic: Articles Wikipedia should have--but doesn't.
Replies: 116
Views: 26758

Re: Articles Wikipedia should have--but doesn't.

I don't think he deserves a BLP but because the mob hates him, he is likely to get one. Wikipedia tends to side with the left on these things, iirc. nuff said. But I'm willing to bet that if it does happen, McCloskey will sue the WMF. And then said article will "magically disappear". Sort of like t...
by badmachine
Mon Jul 13, 2020 7:23 am
Forum: Content Issues
Topic: Articles Wikipedia should have--but doesn't.
Replies: 116
Views: 26758

Re: Articles Wikipedia should have--but doesn't.

A beautiful home. I can see why the McCloskeys wanted to protect it, but i would suggest to them that they abandon it and flee. The Anonymous mob never forgives, never forgets, and is to be expected. Just curious, do you think Mark McCloskey should have a BLP at this point? I'm starting to wonder i...
by badmachine
Sun Jul 12, 2020 7:53 pm
Forum: Content Issues
Topic: Articles Wikipedia should have--but doesn't.
Replies: 116
Views: 26758

Re: Articles Wikipedia should have--but doesn't.

need another "notability thing"? How's this? https://www.stlmag.com/design/a-decades-long-renovation-returns-a-midwestern-palazzo-to-it/ A beautiful home. I can see why the McCloskeys wanted to protect it, but i would suggest to them that they abandon it and flee. The Anonymous mob never forgives, ...