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Re: Crap or questionable articles

Post by ericbarbour » Fri Mar 02, 2018 9:23 am

Hey Wiki-Snots! Read this!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smith_%26 ... _Model_500

like the Pfeifer Zeliska .600 Nitro Express revolver or Triple Action Thunder, Although their are more powerful, but cannot to be fired with only one hand, So they're not Handgun. The Model 500 can fire a bullet weighing 350 gr (22.7 g; 0.8 oz) at 1,975 feet per second (602 m/s) generating a muzzle energy of over 3,030 foot-pounds force (4.1 kJ) and a momentum of 13.7 Newton second.

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Re: Crap or questionable articles

Post by ericbarbour » Mon Mar 05, 2018 4:59 am

Not only is Bruce Broughton a piece of crap article......
He has composed several highly acclaimed soundtracks over his extensive career, and he has won nine Emmy Awards and has been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Score

Silverado earned him an Academy Award nomination, though he lost the Oscar to Out of Africa. He has won nearly a dozen Emmy awards.[1][2][3]


...it's got the remains of a weird editwar in its history. On 22 February 2007 this edit was the first of dozens of edits (until 2011, MORE THAN FOUR YEARS of history) to be rev-deleted.
(cur | prev) 16:52, 22 February 2007‎ Amystoneus (talk | contribs)‎ . . (3,770 bytes) (+1,201)‎ . . (Replaced with Official Bio at the request of Bruce Broughton)


This was the edit right after the last deleted one:
(cur | prev) 14:31, 3 November 2011‎ JamesBWatson (talk | contribs)‎ . . (2,569 bytes) (-5,844)‎ . . (Reverting to version of 21:27, 19 February 2007‎, before the article was replaced by spam/copyvio.)


I would bet you Broughton paid someone to edit his article, didn't get what he wanted, and made legal threats to the WMF, so they deleted everything to cover it up/punish him/what-have-you.

This is a guy who was nominated for an Oscar and used his position as an Academy Awards executive committee member to spam himself to the rest of the Academy. So they yanked his nomination. A true Hollywood egomaniac. Of course he tried to heel Wikipedia; and of course he failed.

And as usual, it wasn't enough to remove his self-promotion, he had to be humiliated by an insider via the total removal of all signs of his self-promotion. Leaving obvious traces, in the typical incompetent Wikipedia style (or was it intentional?)

I even know who tried to pull that "at his request" crap---the creator of his personal website, one Amy Stone:
http://www.mowa.org/design/home.html

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Re: Crap or questionable articles

Post by ericbarbour » Mon Mar 12, 2018 1:49 am

So why isn't anyone tagging Kit car for its amazing lack of references, its numerous red links, and its general shittiness? Can't even blame a single nutcase editor, it was farted together over the years by a random succession of IP addresses and motor fans.

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Re: Crap or questionable articles

Post by ericbarbour » Wed Mar 21, 2018 7:08 pm

Wikipedia is failing its remit on one article:

Gary Aldrich

Ask anyone who follows American conservative politics. Or anyone who watches the often-idiotic machinations of the FBI. Aldrich is "NOTABLE" in screaming caps. He was also a member of the notorious Center For National Policy, whose 2014 member list is here, see page 6. Which fact is not noted in his WP article:
https://www.splcenter.org/sites/default ... _final.pdf

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Re: Crap or questionable articles

Post by AndrewForson » Mon Apr 02, 2018 3:57 pm

Jarrow Hall – Anglo-Saxon Farm, Village and Bede Museum is at pains to tell us about the wonderful new plans for this attraction where "The direction and development of the site is now led by Leigh Venus, former Venue Manager of Newcastle upon Tyne's historic Tyneside Cinema". One would expect no less, since Tyneside Cinema tells us that "Following the redevelopemnt the site's Venue Manager was Leigh Venus, who went on to re-open the former Bede's World heritage site as Jarrow Hall in 2016". And which contributor has made sure that we know all this? Step forward User:Leighvenus. Presumably their writing and venue managing skills have been enhanced by their adherence to the fad diet of John A. McDougall.

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Re: Crap or questionable articles

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Re: Crap or questionable articles

Post by ericbarbour » Wed Apr 04, 2018 9:36 pm

If you ever need to humiliate a Wikipedian with an example of bad writing:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Team_sport

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Post by The End » Wed Apr 04, 2018 11:20 pm

Nueva Ocotepeque. Templates questioning it's content have been around for three years.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nueva_Ocotepeque
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Re: Crap or questionable articles

Post by singora » Thu Apr 05, 2018 10:19 am

ericbarbour wrote:If you ever need to humiliate a Wikipedian with an example of bad writing:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Team_sport

That looks suspiciously like hoax.

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Re: Crap or questionable articles

Post by ericbarbour » Tue Apr 17, 2018 4:05 am

Should anyone reading this be looking for an obscure article whose history is full of questionable and insane antics, may I suggest Walter O'Brien. The history starts abruptly with that looney robot Dream Focus posting this, which makes me wonder if there was an earlier version that was completely oversighted.....funny I should mention that....

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia ... _O%27Brien

CorporateM messed with it, numerous SPAs messed with it. Vandalism was performed by a succession of people who obviously have a personal hatred of O'Brien. Yet it is also watched by obvious O'Brien fans. You could write a PhD dissertation just analyzing this one article. "How Wikipedia fails at biographies of arrogant living people".

Go ahead, ask Jmccormac and AbuRuud why they fought like maniacs over this stupid pile of feces. I dare ya.

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