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Facebook posts by the subject as "references", ha ha ha

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

(This article was created in 2009 by copying the article from the World of Warcraft Wikia. Typical for a "nerd hero".)


Fri Mar 29, 2019 1:00 pm
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Oh, just another autistic fit by Blofeld.

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

He stubbed it in 2009, then an IP lazily copied raw text from a tourism website. And it's been a pile of crap ever since. All the articles about Lake Chapala and its environs are crap.

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


Tue Apr 23, 2019 4:12 pm
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Even by Wikipedia standards, this article is biased beyond saving. Yeah, I know, he's a right-wing nationalist politician and a semi-competent businessman and an Australian political lightning-rod. It seems that Australian politics in general attracts lightning (not to mention shit fountains). But is this really necessary?

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

Oddly enough there is no trace of David Gerard in the edit history. But there is plenty of evidence of MelbourneStar removing attempts to make the article less hostile. At least the Wiki-Fools blocked this account:
https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?ti ... =622311987


Wed Apr 24, 2019 12:24 pm
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All those things WP:NOT lists, and there's one thing they failed to add....it IS a celebrity tattletale monster, and remains so. TMZ but with "a sheen of respectability".

This was posted within minutes of the story running in the media. Mr. Cummings is a HERO to the nerd contingent because of all the voice work he's done on animations, videogames and so forth. This is why his article features an obscenely long list of voice roles he has played.

But his wife, trying to improve her chances of winning a legal squabble connected to their ugly 2011 divorce, tells things to the media (things which really can't be verified), and BAM it's on Wikipedia.

https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?ti ... =895383194


Fri May 03, 2019 4:35 pm
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ericbarbour wrote:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tucker_48

Read the "Transmission" section. Jesus fucking shit.


Yep, that's a hot mess....I looked up IP address 70.91.229.198, who was doing all the gnoming on the transmission section last summer and it geolocates to Detroit. I looked further back and found that the entire article has been screwed with over the last few years, including the deletion vandalism of 66.204.64.1 (they replaced the transmission section with "i like d-i-c-k") on September 25th, 2015.

The transmission section sounds like gearhead fanboyism that clumsily lays out that Tucker had a lot of possibilities for a drivetrain if the car had reached mass production - the 50 cars built are running on helicopter engines and other people's transmissions, not what Preston Tucker wanted for his vehicle. To me, Tucker was sailing on a dream - other people, like Colin Chapman of Lotus, started by selling kit sports cars and then moved to regular production within a decade. Tucker had a full sedan and he wanted it on the road now.

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