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by Strelnikov
Fri Jan 22, 2021 12:00 am
Forum: Dark Corners -- a place for odd and deviant subjects (WP related or not)
Topic: Thoughts on Reddit?
Replies: 24
Views: 1984

Re: Thoughts on Reddit?

This here is quite lulzy oh yeahhhh https://www.dailydot.com/debug/pro-trump-site-renamed-internal-conflict/ In a pinned post, a moderator says a "precarious situation" with the previous site led them to create the new one. They also referenced fears that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) w...
by Strelnikov
Thu Jan 21, 2021 11:50 pm
Forum: Dark Corners -- a place for odd and deviant subjects (WP related or not)
Topic: Thoughts on Reddit?
Replies: 24
Views: 1984

Re: Thoughts on Reddit?

Nice example of Reddit at its most idiotic https://www.reddit.com/r/pics/comments/kxtr8l/wikipedia_turns_20_today_here_is_its_original/ Please note: this was the staff of Bomis in 2000, Wikipedia did not exist yet, and Nupedia was still being hashed out. OF COURSE the nerds are telling each other t...
by Strelnikov
Mon Jan 18, 2021 7:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 20th anniversary thread
Replies: 11
Views: 244

Re: 20th anniversary thread

"The Columbia Journalism Review practically orders journalists to help WP. How many times have I said that journalism has become far too dependent on WP for easy, quick fact checks?" That's the trick, where do you go when you have a deadline to meet? There are no competing encyclopedias anymore! The...
by Strelnikov
Fri Jan 15, 2021 10:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 20th anniversary thread
Replies: 11
Views: 244

Re: 20th anniversary thread

"Over One Billion Edits" they crow.

How many of those were by machine?
by Strelnikov
Mon Jan 11, 2021 7:03 pm
Forum: Dark Corners -- a place for odd and deviant subjects (WP related or not)
Topic: Baked Alaska (Tim Gionet) and the goons storm Congress
Replies: 1
Views: 37

Baked Alaska (Tim Gionet) and the goons storm Congress

https://www.liveleak.com/view?t=aRdK0_1609982302 The Limey take: https://news.sky.com/story/us-capitol-from-neo-nazis-and-conspiracy-theorists-to-a-politician-who-stormed-the-capitol-12181628 The LiveLeak above is Tim Gionet and a shitload of other QAnon-loving, Trump-worshipping goobers. political ...
by Strelnikov
Tue Jan 05, 2021 5:37 pm
Forum: Wikipedians
Topic: Oceanflynn
Replies: 2
Views: 137

Re: Oceanflynn

So you thought he was this dude: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia ... rt/Archive .....who was Johnny Sockpuppets a few years ago.
by Strelnikov
Tue Jan 05, 2021 6:35 am
Forum: Dark Corners -- a place for odd and deviant subjects (WP related or not)
Topic: Thoughts on Reddit?
Replies: 24
Views: 1984

Re: Thoughts on Reddit?

Oopsie, Voat goes floppo https://www.reddit.com/r/RedditCritiques/comments/kmr50e/voat_is_done/ Voat was always hanging on by its fingernails because the founders were from subs like r/fatpeoplehate and r/Coontown and all the other KKK-wannabes that copied that anti-Black website (case in point: r/...
by Strelnikov
Fri Dec 11, 2020 6:09 pm
Forum: Dark Corners -- a place for odd and deviant subjects (WP related or not)
Topic: Thoughts on Reddit?
Replies: 24
Views: 1984

Re: Thoughts on Reddit?

lol......r/showerthoughts bitching about the banner ads begging for $$$ https://www.reddit.com/r/Showerthoughts/comments/k4895b/more_people_would_donate_to_wikipedia_if_they/ LOOKIT ALL THE SUCKERS Now you get this: Sorry, this post has been removed by the moderators of r/Showerthoughts. Moderators...
by Strelnikov
Wed Dec 02, 2020 2:30 am
Forum: Wikipediocracy talk
Topic: Vigilant!!!
Replies: 141
Views: 21371

Re: Vigilant!!!

Vigilant , tarantino , Somey (a true million-to-one, Luke-in-the-Trench-Run shot) need to be named and shamed well, you've got all the book notes and that's all I have so far....they're really no different from Wikipedians. Nobodies in the "real world". Tarantino is the really creepy one. Uses TOR ...
by Strelnikov
Sat Nov 28, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: Wikipedians
Topic: Jimbo might lose or have changed his "Founder's Seat".....
Replies: 3
Views: 161

Jimbo might lose or have changed his "Founder's Seat".....

According to Mike Godwin on the Wikipedia Weekly Facebook group: The WMF Board of Trustees seems to be considering abolishing or altering the "Founder's Seat" on the Board, which was designed to give Jimmy Wales a continuing connection to the Foundation and to tie the Board's activities more closel...