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Postby teddy ballgame » Sun Mar 04, 2007 11:44 am

Yeah, we used to go to the computer lab in history to do a web search and I would go to the pages on wiki for the people or events we were supposed to look up and completely take out everything. It would be fixed in a few minutes but I could hear people getting confused as to what happened. :-b
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Postby AcidRock23 » Sun Mar 04, 2007 12:06 pm

I like Wikipedia to look stuff up quickly but you do have to know what you are looking at and take it with a grain of salt.

I had to do a presentation about the Olympics recently, for a Tae Kwon Do class, and found it useful, not so much for research but for a quick run through the history of it as each Summer/ Winter games had a page w/ anecdotes, etc. about it. I read a couple of books first so I had some ideas about things that I was interested in but, as a quick source of lots of info, it was very useful. The graphic represenatations of women's swimming medals were an interesting depiction of the power of modern chemistry (1968 vs 1976)
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Postby sportsaddict » Sun Mar 04, 2007 12:33 pm

Dan Lambskin wrote:
sportsaddict wrote:For all of you Wikipedia users, check out uncyclopedia.org. The site is hilarious. Wikipedia checks entries for content- uncylopedia checks entries for funniness. I suggest you look up the "Wikipedia" entry on Uncyclopedia. Its good stuff. ;-D


pretty weird site...is it all written by the same person because it looks like every article has a reference to Kitten Huffing


No its just like Wikipedia, anyone can edit it and write stuff on it. Some of its funny, some of its pretty stupid sometimes... There are a lot of inside jokes on it (like they talk about Oscar Wilde pretty much every article), so that's probably what made you think it was written by the same person.
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