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Earth_First Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-23-09 06:10 PM
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The WIKI thread...
I am going to admit this for the first time in public: I am a Wikipedia junkie.

Sometimes I will link from page to page for hours at a time; cruising from one topic of interest to the next losing vast portions of an afternoon to the information vortex of the internets.

At any rate I thought that we could begin a thread to share what YOU recently looked up on wiki and share it with the rest of us. It doesn't necessarily have to be political; in fact the more peculiar in interest the better.

So let's see if this thread can grow some legs and create some interesting links to Wikipedia.

:hi:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voyager_Golden_Record
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Pacific_Garbage_Patc...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_fatal_bear_attacks...
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ccharles000 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-23-09 06:14 PM
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NYC_SKP Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-23-09 06:22 PM
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2. "A Murder of Crows"; "List of collective nouns for birds"
:P

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_collective_nouns_f...

My Favorite: "An An unkindness of Ravens"

What's yours?

:shrug:
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SoxFan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-23-09 06:24 PM
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Kali Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-23-09 06:26 PM
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Earth_First Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-23-09 08:11 PM
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petronius Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-23-09 09:50 PM
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6. I've often used wikipedia to look up a quick fact or to get a basic run-down on
something that's caught my interest, but I've noticed some real inaccuracy and sloppiness on the last few pages I've looked at. I'm starting to wonder if it's become a victim of its own success in terms of over-editing by the under-informed...
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