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17th Jun '16 7:25:20 AM KevM
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* To celebrate TheOtherWiki's tenth anniversary Creator/TheBBC sent one of it's reporters to do a Wiki Walk against the clock in [[http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-12172367 this article]].

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* To celebrate TheOtherWiki's tenth anniversary Creator/TheBBC sent one of it's its reporters to do a Wiki Walk against the clock in [[http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-12172367 this article]].
13th Jun '16 1:53:30 AM PaulA
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* In "[[http://www.gutenberg.org/files/2147/2147-h/2147-h.htm#2H_4_0009 The Murders in the Rue Morgue]]" by Creator/EdgarAllanPoe, Auguste Dupin shows off his general awesomeness by tracking the narrator's train of thought through fifteen minutes of silent walking and several mental topic shifts, and saying exactly the right thing at the end.
** Later imitated by Franchise/SherlockHolmes, who was tracking Watson's thoughts at the time.
28th May '16 11:30:23 PM tokarski
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28th May '16 11:29:05 PM tokarski
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Named for the ability of anybody to start out on a page and, two or three links later, find himself reading a totally unrelated trope. Definitely an example of TruthInTelevision. Often cannot be recreated, as anyone who has spotted an interesting trope en route, planned to come back to it, and then forgotten what it was, will attest. Doing it intentionally for fun is known as "playing Wiki Tag."

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Named for the ability of anybody Refers to start out on a page and, how you could, in two or three links later, find himself reading links, end up at a totally trope seemingly unrelated trope.to the page you started from. Definitely an example of TruthInTelevision. Often cannot be recreated, as anyone who has spotted an interesting trope en route, planned to come back to it, and then forgotten what it was, will attest. Doing it intentionally for fun is known as "playing Wiki Tag."
18th May '16 4:02:17 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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* ''{{QI}}'' is more a televised, bloody funny Wiki Walk than anything else.

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* ''{{QI}}'' ''Series/{{QI}}'' is more a televised, bloody funny Wiki Walk than anything else.
25th Feb '16 12:56:34 PM Josef5678
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* The subject of Whitney Avalon's [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tc-BEc7SMXk "Going Down the Rabbit Hole."]] [[TVTropesWillRuinYourLife TVTropes]] gets a mention.

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* The subject of Whitney Avalon's [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tc-BEc7SMXk "Going Down the Rabbit Hole."]] [[TVTropesWillRuinYourLife TVTropes]] Wiki/TVTropes gets a mention.
25th Feb '16 12:37:10 PM theemaxx
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* The subject of Whitney Avalon's "Down the Rabbit Hole." TVTropes gets a mention.

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* The subject of Whitney Avalon's "Down [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tc-BEc7SMXk "Going Down the Rabbit Hole." TVTropes "]] [[TVTropesWillRuinYourLife TVTropes]] gets a mention.
25th Feb '16 12:33:28 PM theemaxx
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25th Feb '16 12:32:37 PM theemaxx
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* The subject of Whitney Avalon's "Down the Rabbit Hole." TVTropes gets a mention.
25th Jan '16 2:53:16 PM Josef5678
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* [[Manga/AzumangaDaioh Osaka]] doesn't just Wiki-walk, she Wiki-pole-vaults.

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* [[Manga/AzumangaDaioh Osaka]] In ''Manga/AzumangaDaioh'', Osaka doesn't just Wiki-walk, she Wiki-pole-vaults.



* In ''[[FanFic/SovereignGFCOrigins Origins]]'', a ''MassEffect''[=/=]''StarWars''[[spoiler:[=/=]''[=Borderlands=]''[=/=]''[=Halo=]'']] MassiveMultiplayerCrossover, a villain actually gets started on a HeelFaceTurn from "wiki-walking" through a captured ship's computer core, exposing them to new concepts that begin to break down their simple view of the universe.

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* In ''[[FanFic/SovereignGFCOrigins Origins]]'', a ''MassEffect''[=/=]''StarWars''[[spoiler:[=/=]''[=Borderlands=]''[=/=]''[=Halo=]'']] ''Franchise/MassEffect''[=/=]''Franchise/StarWars''[[spoiler:[=/=]''[=Borderlands=]''[=/=]''[=Halo=]'']] MassiveMultiplayerCrossover, a villain actually gets started on a HeelFaceTurn from "wiki-walking" through a captured ship's computer core, exposing them to new concepts that begin to break down their simple view of the universe.



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* ''Film/MontyPythonAndTheHolyGrail''. The narrator at the beginning of "Scene 24."
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* %%* ''Film/MontyPythonAndTheHolyGrail''. The narrator at the beginning of "Scene 24."
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* In "[[http://www.gutenberg.org/files/2147/2147-h/2147-h.htm#2H_4_0009 The Murders in the Rue Morgue]]" by EdgarAllanPoe, Auguste Dupin shows off his general awesomeness by tracking the narrator's train of thought through fifteen minutes of silent walking and several mental topic shifts, and saying exactly the right thing at the end.
** Later imitated by SherlockHolmes, who was tracking Watson's thoughts at the time.

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* In "[[http://www.gutenberg.org/files/2147/2147-h/2147-h.htm#2H_4_0009 The Murders in the Rue Morgue]]" by EdgarAllanPoe, Creator/EdgarAllanPoe, Auguste Dupin shows off his general awesomeness by tracking the narrator's train of thought through fifteen minutes of silent walking and several mental topic shifts, and saying exactly the right thing at the end.
** Later imitated by SherlockHolmes, Franchise/SherlockHolmes, who was tracking Watson's thoughts at the time.



* In a flashback episode of ''TheWestWing'', Press Secretary C.J. Cregg uses this to remember a reporter's name.

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* In a flashback episode of ''TheWestWing'', ''Series/TheWestWing'', Press Secretary C.J. Cregg uses this to remember a reporter's name.



* Phillip, TheWatson of ''Series/KamenRiderDouble'' goes on litteral Wiki Walks
** He also reacts this way when he's introduced to a concept with which he isn't familiar. Minutes later, you can expect the whiteboards all around Double's ElaborateUndergroundBase to be covered in random snippets of information about the subject, in various languages.
* [[TheOffice Michael Scott]] uses this to demonstrate his technique for memorizing names in "Lecture Circuit".

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* Phillip, TheWatson of ''Series/KamenRiderDouble'' goes on litteral Wiki Walks
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Walks. He also reacts this way when he's introduced to a concept with which he isn't familiar. Minutes later, you can expect the whiteboards all around Double's ElaborateUndergroundBase to be covered in random snippets of information about the subject, in various languages.
* [[TheOffice In ''Series/TheOffice'', Michael Scott]] Scott uses this to demonstrate his technique for memorizing names in "Lecture Circuit".



** If that's not enough, there's the matter of [[http://xkcd.com/1051/ being embarrassed by what you have and haven't Wiki Walked to]].
** The phenomenon of accidentally getting into one of these just before bed -- repeatedly -- is mentioned in [[http://xkcd.com/1501/ this one]]'s mouseover caption.
* The BunglingInventor of ''RPGWorld'' started repairing a broken appliance (IIRC, a toaster, please confirm), and ended up building a time machine.
* [[http://wondermark.com/420/ This]] {{Wondermark}}.

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** %%** If that's not enough, there's the matter of [[http://xkcd.com/1051/ being embarrassed by what you have and haven't Wiki Walked to]].
** %%** The phenomenon of accidentally getting into one of these just before bed -- repeatedly -- is mentioned in [[http://xkcd.com/1501/ this one]]'s mouseover caption.
* The BunglingInventor of ''RPGWorld'' started repairing a broken appliance (IIRC, a toaster, please confirm), and ended up building a time machine.
* %%* [[http://wondermark.com/420/ This]] {{Wondermark}}.Webcomic/{{Wondermark}}.



* This is also how the ''SuperFriends'' used to solve the Riddler's riddles. Make of that what you will.

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* %%* This is also how the ''SuperFriends'' ''WesternAnimation/SuperFriends'' used to solve the Riddler's riddles. Make of that what you will.



* The game Wikiball (starting at random page and getting to another) is basically one giant Wiki Walk. Nabhani (disambiguation) to WesternAnimation/{{Avatar|The Last Airbender}}? Nabhani → Oman → Education → Humanities → Internet → BBC → Broadcasting → DVD → Video → Film → Animation → Anime → [[{{Animesque}} Anime-influenced animation]] → WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender

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* The game Wikiball (starting at random page and getting to another) is basically one giant Wiki Walk. Nabhani (disambiguation) to WesternAnimation/{{Avatar|The Last Airbender}}? ''WesternAnimation/{{AvatarTheLastAirbender}}''? Nabhani → Oman → Education → Humanities → Internet → BBC → Broadcasting → DVD → Video → Film → Animation → Anime → [[{{Animesque}} Anime-influenced animation]] → WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender''
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