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7th Apr '16 8:01:05 AM rjd1922
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* Administrivia/PermanentRedLinkClub: They call it [[https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Protection_policy#Creation_protection protected (or "salted" titles).]]
31st Mar '16 5:05:20 AM pgj1997
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** To put a long story short, basically their rules for vandalism get thrown out the window for one day.
3rd Feb '16 1:55:00 PM Speedyturtle
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'''Wikipedia''' is the most famous wiki out there, and is mostly responsible for inspiring the creation of other wikis ([[OlderThanTheyThink although it was not the first]]). It presents its information as an encyclopaedia and focuses mainly on real-life information.

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'''Wikipedia''' is the most famous wiki out there, and is mostly responsible for inspiring the creation of other wikis ([[OlderThanTheyThink although it was not the first]]). It presents its information as an encyclopaedia encyclopedia and focuses mainly on real-life information.
29th Jan '16 2:22:18 PM SolipSchism
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* EditWar: Due to its size, these are just as likely to occur between administrators as between regular users. [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Lamest_edit_wars Sometimes they get ridiculous.]]

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* EditWar: Administrivia/EditWar: Due to its size, these are just as likely to occur between administrators as between regular users. [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Lamest_edit_wars Sometimes they get ridiculous.]]
27th Dec '15 11:05:13 PM pittsburghmuggle
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* WikiWalk: You can go on especially long walks there, since it is the largest wiki out there.

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* WikiWalk: You can go on especially long walks there, since it is the largest wiki out there. There's even a website that turned this into a game, ''VideoGame/TheWikiGame''.
17th Dec '15 10:44:02 AM spydre
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* TakeAThirdOption: Most deletion discussions are closed as "keep" or "delete". However, some can end up closed for other reasons: either the page qualifies for a "speedy" deletion, so a discussion is redundant; the nominator withdraws without objection for others; no clear consensus in either direction is formed after several weeks; or the nomination is obvious {{Troll}}ing.

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* TakeAThirdOption: Most deletion discussions are closed as "keep" or "delete". However, some There is however, a third option: merging; taking the information in an article and moving it to a subsection of a larger article on the same subject. The introduction of subsection linking has meant that despite claims that Deletionists rule Wikipedia, in many ways it was the Mergists who won. Some deletion discussions can end up closed for other reasons: either the page qualifies for a "speedy" deletion, so a discussion is redundant; the nominator withdraws without objection for others; no clear consensus in either direction is formed after several weeks; or the nomination is obvious {{Troll}}ing.



* UnPerson: A few topics can end up blacklisted to the point searching gives no results, and the names become triggers for the spam filter.

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* UnPerson: A few topics can end up blacklisted to the point searching gives no results, and the names become triggers for the spam filter. Some websites, notably theexaminer.com, are considered so toxic that the site will automatically prevent you from using it as a source.
17th Dec '15 10:25:04 AM electricbees
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* WikiWalk: As one of the oldest and largest wikis around, you can go on especially long walks there.

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* WikiWalk: As one of the oldest and largest wikis around, you You can go on especially long walks there, since it is the largest wiki out there.
15th Dec '15 11:47:33 AM DavidDelony
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* MoeAnthropomorphism: Yes, they have their own one. In this case: Wikipe-tan.

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* MoeAnthropomorphism: Yes, they have their own one. In this case: Wikipe-tan.Wikipe-tan, as seen on the image for the VisualNovel page.
8th Dec '15 5:41:28 AM 1nightonly
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** In printed form, Wikipedia has over 7,400 volumes. Each volume has 700 pages.
18th Nov '15 10:30:13 PM jormis29
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