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by Abd
Thu Jul 16, 2020 11:27 pm
Forum: Dark Corners -- a place for odd and deviant subjects (WP related or not)
Topic: CrowsNest on Reddit
Replies: 27
Views: 3766

Re: CrowsNest on Reddit

Daily Mail hating Guy Chapman (JzG) realizes he's about to lose an RfC, so he blocks the filer and wipes every other participants view from the record. That's how you win at Wikipedia, just pure and simple naked corruption and abuse of power. You dare someone to stop you, and rely on the fact nobod...
by Abd
Thu Jul 16, 2020 12:34 pm
Forum: Wikipediocracy talk
Topic: Hersch resigned at Wikipediocracy
Replies: 13
Views: 2730

Re: Hersch resigned at Wikipediocracy

I attribute a lot of that to Zolofts new direction for the site and making it into a pro wikipedia forum. Zoloft the would-be Wikipedia arbitrator. Talk about a low point in wikicriticism. WPO, like WR before it, was never an "anti-Wikipedia" site, and always had some highly privileged WP users. Su...
by Abd
Thu Jul 16, 2020 12:23 am
Forum: Dark Corners -- a place for odd and deviant subjects (WP related or not)
Topic: CrowsNest on Reddit
Replies: 27
Views: 3766

Re: CrowsNest on Reddit

I add a few Reddit posts to these posts here. As edits, those do not show up in Active topics, so. if you are interested, look above. Meanwhile: "The safety of our members is paramount." - Wikipediocracy Wikipedia is free? Think again. https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/OKAPI TL;DR: If you're a high vo...
by Abd
Mon Jul 13, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: Dark Corners -- a place for odd and deviant subjects (WP related or not)
Topic: CrowsNest on Reddit
Replies: 27
Views: 3766

Re: CrowsNest on Reddit

More Crow on Reddit: AndyTheGimp, another of Wikipediocracy's finest minds http://wikipediocracy.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=269686#p269686 telling people to go fuck themselves may occasionally be necessary if one is trying to build an actual encyclopaedia, or an approximation to it. The inherent stu...
by Abd
Sun Jul 12, 2020 12:36 pm
Forum: Dark Corners -- a place for odd and deviant subjects (WP related or not)
Topic: CrowsNest on Reddit
Replies: 27
Views: 3766

Re: CrowsNest on Reddit

Corporate culture versus internet culture This post by CrowsNest, in particular, I found worth reading, even through it is replete with c*n* used with the meaning of "stupid asshole." Especially the cited discussion reveals the deep divisions and contradictions in the community, where the pillars a...
by Abd
Wed Jul 08, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: Content Issues
Topic: Josh Gordon and eBay
Replies: 13
Views: 2467

Re: Josh Gordon and eBay

Yes. Nobody is responsible. I archived that talk page, just in case. http://archive.is/wip/HkKL2 On talk:Ebay, http://archive.is/HkKL2#Arstechnica:_eBay_execs_sent_roaches_and_%E2%80%9Cbloody_pig_mask%E2%80%9D_to_harass_journalists,_feds_say There is silly argument over whether or not this is "criti...
by Abd
Tue Jul 07, 2020 1:32 pm
Forum: Wikipediocracy talk
Topic: WPO - no new members
Replies: 6
Views: 1360

Re: WPO - no new members

Hi. I'm a new member here, posting for the first time. I'm not a Wikipedia editor, but I'm trying to learn more about the processes and characters controlling the site. I tried (twice) to sign up for WPO, but my account was not activated on either occasion, so thanks for admitting me here. How long...
by Abd
Tue Jul 07, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Kamala Harris is getting "special treatment"
Replies: 18
Views: 2837

Re: Kamala Harris is getting "special treatment"

Wikimedia CEO Katherine Maher has entered the arena. Hi. Conflict of interest editing Wikipedia is against our policies. So is doxxing editors. You’re both wrong, and you should to stop. If there is an issue, please use the talk pages. https://twitter.com/krmaher/status/1278863199803039744 Bao Dich...