TRASH Wikipedia article nominated for deletion

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TRASH Wikipedia article nominated for deletion

Post by Robert K S » Tue Nov 17, 2009 11:41 pm

Anyone interested in preserving the Wikipedia article for TRASH should chime in here and/or help improve the article.
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Re: TRASH Wikipedia article nominated for deletion

Post by AKKOLADE » Sat Nov 21, 2009 4:02 pm

Good to know that 3-1 is a consensus.

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Re: TRASH Wikipedia article nominated for deletion

Post by olexrina » Fri Jan 15, 2010 3:14 am

How long does it take for wikipedia to get corrected? I edited an article about two weeks ago; i inserted the word "Fish" just randomly in one of the articles. So far, nobody has caught it yet and its stil lthere. I thought there are people editing wikipedia all the time?

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Re: TRASH Wikipedia article nominated for deletion

Post by Jeaton1 » Fri Jan 15, 2010 2:10 pm

It depends on how often said page is visited. A page on Isaac Newton will get fixed pretty fast, but an article on something more obscure (species of snail, old television character, etc) make take longer.

Pro-tip: If you want your edit to stay up longer, have a friend put [citation needed] after your edit. That way, the bystander effect will take hold and nobody will even look at your edit until its too late. Using this method, I was able to change history for a total of three weeks and say that Kath Soucie's portrayal of Linka on Captain Planet was so moving, it caused Gorbachev to dissolve the Soviet Union.
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Re: TRASH Wikipedia article nominated for deletion

Post by Cheynem » Fri Jan 15, 2010 3:23 pm

Wait, that's a hoax? Damn you, Eaton, that was in my master's thesis.
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Re: TRASH Wikipedia article nominated for deletion

Post by shlack » Tue Feb 02, 2010 9:27 pm

For a long time there was a photo of Yahpe under an article on a Romanian ping-pong player, or something.

I found this when I was actually researching ping-pong players' profiles, and it freaked me out.
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