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by badmachine
Thu Apr 18, 2024 4:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Katherine Maher Named C.E.O. of NPR
Replies: 30
Views: 15547

Re: Katherine Maher Named C.E.O. of NPR

Regardless of your positions in the NPR fiasco I strongly suspect that it will become another opportunity to get Wikipedia's problems exposed for good. The possibility of Congressional committee on Wikipedia's problems one day may have crossed into certainty by this point, as politicians wouldn't t...
by badmachine
Wed Apr 03, 2024 4:41 am
Forum: Wikipedians
Topic: A farewell to Andrevan
Replies: 2
Views: 144

Re: A farewell to Andrevan

Anyway, does anyone have any information on why he was banned? the same day he took a wikibreak, Nableezy posted this to Andrevan's talkpage: == re: email == Please dont email me. '''[[User talk:Nableezy|<span style="color:#C11B17;font-size:90%">nableezy</span>]]''' - 15:21, 28 December 2023 (UTC) ...
by badmachine
Wed Apr 03, 2024 12:49 am
Forum: Content Issues
Topic: subtle vandalism may persist
Replies: 21
Views: 2327

Re: subtle vandalism may persist

there is a thread at wikipediocracy called "vandalism may persist" or something. i cant find a similar thread here so if there is one, feel free to merge this post there. Jake Kaminski , archer and Olympics participant. married to Amanda , but according to wikipedia, his wife's name is Heather. who...
by badmachine
Sat Mar 30, 2024 3:35 am
Forum: Dark Corners -- a place for odd and deviant subjects (WP related or not)
Topic: The (new, straight-from-scratch) Trump thread
Replies: 358
Views: 175525

Re: The (new, straight-from-scratch) Trump thread

as an insane person, i can only go by how i personally am doing. under Trump i was doing okay even through the first year of coronavirus versus now. you can use whatever metric that you used above but it doesnt help me personally. so i must be insane, right? :jerkoff:
by badmachine
Sat Mar 30, 2024 2:49 am
Forum: Dark Corners -- a place for odd and deviant subjects (WP related or not)
Topic: The (new, straight-from-scratch) Trump thread
Replies: 358
Views: 175525

Re: The (new, straight-from-scratch) Trump thread

journo wrote:
Sat Mar 30, 2024 2:42 am
but for anyone to argue this 5% GDP quarter or whatever is a relatively bad economy is insane from my point of view.
then i suppose im insane :shrug:

must be nice to earn enough to make it in this excellent economy that only an insane person would say is bad. smell you.
by badmachine
Fri Mar 29, 2024 7:14 pm
Forum: Content Issues
Topic: subtle vandalism may persist
Replies: 21
Views: 2327

Re: subtle vandalism may persist

Jamie Shea is a spokesdemon for the warmongering class, and an IP wasnt afraid to come along and say so : He received worldwide attention during the 1999 Kosovo War, when he served as the main genocide general and spokesperson for NATO.[1] He described the children and adult civilians killed by the ...
by badmachine
Sat Mar 23, 2024 3:11 pm
Forum: Content Issues
Topic: Re: Paid Editing on WP is permissible
Replies: 343
Views: 186591

Re: Paid Editing on WP is permissible

probably not paid editing, but it looks like an autobiography: Modernchoice is probably Mohammed Saleem : Mohammed Saleem[1] is an environmental activist, environmental campaigner, National Geographic educator and explorer. He is the co-founder of Environment Conservation Group, a nonprofit NGO base...
by badmachine
Sat Mar 23, 2024 3:10 pm
Forum: WMF staff/contractors and developers
Topic: Graphs don't work because WMF developers are idiots
Replies: 15
Views: 3124

Re: Graphs don't work because WMF developers are idiots

lots of butthurt at the Phabricator page lately. here are a few quotes: restoring the graph extension is a lot more urgent than (for example) funding external projects through the Knowledge Equity Fund. We are being told that limited resources is the reason for the failure to address this problem, w...
by badmachine
Sun Mar 17, 2024 11:21 pm
Forum: Wikipedia In The Media
Topic: Jimmy wales launching a twitter and facebook rival
Replies: 18
Views: 9766

Re: Jimmy wales launching a twitter and facebook rival

wt.social now returns a 500 error: SSL handshake failed Cloudflare is unable to establish an SSL connection to the origin server. Ray ID: 8660add45c6a08ec Your IP address: *.*.*.* Error reference number: 525 Cloudflare Location: Los Angeles (censored my IP with stars) trustcafe.io does not return an...
by badmachine
Sun Mar 17, 2024 2:07 pm
Forum: Content Issues
Topic: Crap or questionable articles
Replies: 490
Views: 193875

Re: Crap or questionable articles

Wanna see a 2019 editwar that resulted in nothing but a tagged article? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:Medicaid_Estate_Recovery_Program FYI: nearly the entire article was written by NormSpier . Exactly the type of editor Wikipedia really needs more of. He tried to write an article about the MER...