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Mind_your_head Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-04-06 01:46 AM
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61. Yeah? So? The point about it being a genuine/good /unbiased
Edited on Fri Aug-04-06 01:50 AM by Mind_your_head
reference source, would be what?

on edit: adding "unbiased"
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  -Wikipedia bans Stephen Colbert tocqueville  Aug-03-06 07:05 PM   #0 
  - Harsh. But fair.  aquart   Aug-03-06 07:06 PM   #1 
  - Is Wikipedia run by Americans?  Bornaginhooligan   Aug-03-06 07:07 PM   #2 
  - I bet they did  zreosumgame   Aug-03-06 09:54 PM   #35 
  - Thank you, thank you, thank you!  Atman   Aug-03-06 10:17 PM   #38 
     - can i get an AMEN!  NuttyFluffers   Aug-04-06 01:20 AM   #57 
  - Wikipedia is based in St. Petersburg, Fla., & was founded by an American.  JohnLocke   Aug-03-06 10:55 PM   #46 
     - Yeah? So? The point about it being a genuine/good /unbiased  Mind_your_head   Aug-04-06 01:46 AM   #61 
  - I don't even know why anyone would look at that site,  Lautremont   Aug-03-06 07:07 PM   #3 
  - because on many issues,  antifaschits   Aug-03-06 07:09 PM   #7 
  - But why should you have to? If the Brittanica is handy, stick with it.  Lautremont   Aug-03-06 07:41 PM   #26 
  - Maybe if you're publishing, but Wikipedia covers topics Britannica  Vidar   Aug-03-06 07:53 PM   #28 
  - What if your topic isn't in Britannica?  Redneck Socialist   Aug-03-06 11:08 PM   #48 
  - A study found wikipedia is as accurate at Enc. Brit  JackNewtown   Aug-03-06 09:33 PM   #30 
  - I like it...  cynatnite   Aug-03-06 07:10 PM   #10 
  - It's good for a quick look up  tammywammy   Aug-03-06 07:13 PM   #16 
  - Actually, you should look at it.  SmokingJacket   Aug-03-06 07:41 PM   #25 
  - I've found it's reliable for cut-and-dry stuff  NYC Liberal   Aug-03-06 09:44 PM   #33 
  - So, basic information you should know anyway is reliable?  Atman   Aug-03-06 10:20 PM   #39 
     - No, not necessarily "basic information you should know anyway."  NYC Liberal   Aug-03-06 10:48 PM   #44 
     - No, for obscure, largely irrelevant to most folks, information...  Redneck Socialist   Aug-03-06 11:11 PM   #49 
  - Because it has relatively accurate and up-to-date information  blurp   Aug-03-06 10:14 PM   #37 
  - Because for pop culture or other obscure topics it can be...  Redneck Socialist   Aug-03-06 11:06 PM   #47 
  - Thank you Stephen Colbert!  Book Lover   Aug-03-06 07:08 PM   #4 
  - Ooooh, now I'm SURE they'll be put ON NOTICE!  htuttle   Aug-03-06 07:08 PM   #5 
  - No, they will be "Dead to him!"  Fuzz   Aug-03-06 07:13 PM   #14 
  - ROFL!!!  CatWoman   Aug-03-06 07:09 PM   #6 
  - Release the Bears!  ThoughtCriminal   Aug-03-06 07:09 PM   #8 
  - Wiki is the best source for finding obscure facts about the porn industry.  Jara sang   Aug-03-06 07:09 PM   #9 
  - And goatse, too  cynatnite   Aug-03-06 07:12 PM   #13 
  - And everything you need to know about pro rasslin  DefenseLawyer   Aug-04-06 12:27 AM   #56 
  - Good. Wikipedia has had this problem before...  DRoseDARs   Aug-03-06 07:11 PM   #11 
  - That's exactly his point  itsrobert   Aug-03-06 07:15 PM   #17 
  - I like how he drew parallels with the misrepresentations about Iraq  Lisa   Aug-03-06 07:25 PM   #20 
  - But, as others have pointed out it can be reliable if you utilize other...  DRoseDARs   Aug-03-06 07:34 PM   #24 
  - But why not just use "the other sources?"  Atman   Aug-03-06 10:39 PM   #43 
     - Because relying on ANY single source would get you a lower grade...  DRoseDARs   Aug-03-06 11:29 PM   #50 
     - Go bite me and get on with yours.  Atman   Aug-03-06 11:37 PM   #51 
        - i disagree about obscure topics, too.  NuttyFluffers   Aug-04-06 01:37 AM   #60 
     - It needs a peer review system  kgfnally   Aug-04-06 12:14 AM   #53 
  - welcome to DU!  fishwax   Aug-03-06 07:46 PM   #27 
  - It's a very stupid system!  Juniperx   Aug-03-06 07:18 PM   #18 
  - Oh, right. Colbert can't be trusted  Juniperx   Aug-03-06 07:11 PM   #12 
  - We wouldn't tombstone Colbert, would we?  KamaAina   Aug-03-06 07:13 PM   #15 
  - their "information" on political issues is so biased  ComerPerro   Aug-03-06 07:21 PM   #19 
  - their lucianne goldberg entry has been whitewashed dozens of times  Adenoid_Hynkel   Aug-03-06 10:22 PM   #40 
  - Um...is Wikipedia SURE or is this one of the "open to debate" posts?  McCamy Taylor   Aug-03-06 07:26 PM   #21 
  - "Stephencolbert" isn't blocked at this time. (NT)  Tesha   Aug-03-06 07:26 PM   #22 
  - ROFL!!!!!!!!!!!!1111  LSK   Aug-03-06 07:33 PM   #23 
  - How can they be sure that "Stephencolbert" is Stephen Colbert? n/t  SheWhoMustBeObeyed   Aug-03-06 08:31 PM   #29 
  - The edit to the George Washington entry  JackNewtown   Aug-03-06 09:35 PM   #31 
     - The show isn't live. nt  Kingshakabobo   Aug-03-06 10:30 PM   #42 
     - Ah, good point  JackNewtown   Aug-04-06 12:11 AM   #52 
     - VERY INTERESTING...because Colbert's show is TAPED.  Atman   Aug-03-06 10:51 PM   #45 
        - He looked at the airing schedule for the network  kgfnally   Aug-04-06 12:16 AM   #54 
  - For a while, I didn't see the genuis in Stephen Colbert. I really didn't  lectrobyte   Aug-03-06 09:41 PM   #32 
  - I saw the genius, but at first, didn't think he was funny at all  AnnInLa   Aug-03-06 09:49 PM   #34 
     - And you just KNOW he'll mention this suspension  kgfnally   Aug-04-06 12:18 AM   #55 
  - LOL!  peekaloo   Aug-03-06 10:11 PM   #36 
  - That is a well earned Stinking Badtch of Honor!!!!!! Yay Colbert's Balls!!  spacelady   Aug-03-06 10:25 PM   #41 
  - This thread wouldn't be complete without this classic toon.  Hatalles   Aug-04-06 01:28 AM   #58 
  - LOL!!! n/t  WernhamHogg   Aug-04-06 01:52 AM   #62 
  - The articles on Wiki are only as good as their sources  killbotfactory   Aug-04-06 01:34 AM   #59 
  - Wikepedia is bullshit  Evoman   Aug-04-06 02:10 AM   #63 
     - Wikipedia on "Bullshit"  antifaschits   Aug-04-06 07:14 AM   #64 
 

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