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For an account of the holiday known as "April Fools' Day," readers should consult this entry at Wikipedia, the world's most authoritative scholarly resource.
"Members Only", Inside Higher Ed

"I have no clue whatsoever, but hey, this is the information age, so I don't need one. I've got Wikipedia."
- Irony-Chan, Balrog filler for Dumnestor's Heroes, Part 5

Imagine a world in which every single person on the planet is given free access to the sum of all human knowledge.
Jimmy Wales, Co-founder of Wikipedia

I have a visual in my head of an Enormous Library in the future, with floors covered in shit and the walls covered in dusty outdated large orange notices and illegible graffiti. Men are running around throwing books at each other and screaming about the wording of sentences. A librarian, covered in post-its and surrounded by flashing lights and ringing bells, is beating off an enormous mob of unintelligent teenagers, who are screaming strange questions, with a frying pan as she is screaming "Shut up! Shut Up! SHUT THE FUCK UP!"

The Library is Wikipedia in the future.

"According to Wikipedia, we don't exist!"
Pharaoh, Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series, on Yu-Gi-Oh The Abridged Series

"We live to resist the Wikimasters! Those vile scum with their notability and their citations and their ethnic squabbling… This place was sent to us by Satan to end history!"
Abdul Hadi Pasha as leader of the Dissenters of the WikiWorld, The Series

"The studded leather look was extended in subsequent variations, to the wearing of combat boots, studded belts and bracelets, bullet belts, spiked gauntlets, etc. The codpiece, however, appears to have been less popular among the general public."
Wikipedia on Heavy Metal Fashion

Topper: That's nothing! I once passed a gallstone so big it became the Secretary of Labor in the Clinton Administration.
Receptionist: I find that hard to believe.
Topper: Give me ten minutes and then check Wikipedia.


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