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#1 rainmaker17

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Posted November 20, 2010 - 00:47

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You learn something every day. I would have guessed blueberry.

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Posted November 20, 2010 - 00:59

I always used to change Barry Bonds' batting average to .769. In hindsight, it probably was more accurate than I originally thought. :roidrage:

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Posted November 20, 2010 - 03:04

The blue taste just lingers a little to long.

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Posted November 20, 2010 - 11:30

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Posted November 20, 2010 - 13:15

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You learn something every day. I would have guessed blueberry.

wow i love your article here, but we are on opposite ends of sports. im a diehard skins fan who lives in DC. I go to every game etc... My dad's side of the family is from Texas, but he was around before the Cowgirls became a staple (born in 45)... He went to Texas... A&M. And I'm a Nats fan (dont laugh) and i probs would hate the rangers if i was older than 14. ya kno, they took away a franchise...

#6 BaltimoreFan

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Posted November 20, 2010 - 17:33

I remember being surprised when I saw Wikipedia had a very detailed page on itself. I've always wanted to just delete everything on that page and just write "This is Wikipedia." in its place.

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Posted November 20, 2010 - 18:13

I remember being surprised when I saw Wikipedia had a very detailed page on itself. I've always wanted to just delete everything on that page and just write "This is Wikipedia." in its place.


There's nothing stopping you from doing so; that's the whole point of Wikipedia.

However, it would likely be immediately replaced with the original article.
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Posted November 22, 2010 - 12:43


I remember being surprised when I saw Wikipedia had a very detailed page on itself. I've always wanted to just delete everything on that page and just write "This is Wikipedia." in its place.


There's nothing stopping you from doing so; that's the whole point of Wikipedia.

However, it would likely be immediately replaced with the original article.

Stephen Colbert had a longer article then Martin Luther at one point, if I remember correctly. Good times ^_^

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Posted November 23, 2010 - 14:23

One of the absolute creepiest things to happen on Wikipedia that I ever saw was this:

You all know, or at least heard about(since it seems we have a decent amount of WWE fans here) Chris Benoit and his murder/suicide of his family. Four days before it happened, Nancy Benoit(his wife, whom he murdered) was listed as deceased on her wikipedia page. It was edited, and then 4 days later, the whole family was discovered dead. I don't even remember why I checked her page that day; I believe that a wrestling article was talking about how Benoit was married to a former WCW talent; that was either a reminder or the first I've heard of it so I looked into it. Crazy, crazy stuff.
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Posted November 23, 2010 - 21:10

http://en.wikipedia....oldid=105987703

Long gone, I had to dig deep for it, but this was the best wikipedia vandalism I'd ever seen. I laughed for like three minutes after I saw this.
The females in the establishment start admiring Dirty for his assets, which just causes Dirty to return to the situation at hand: his money. He asks for the females' assistance in rectifying the situation, and subsequently asks them to expose their nether regions. Dirty finishes off the song with some nonsensical lyrics, that clearly imply his rising anger for the missing money.

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Posted November 25, 2010 - 00:58


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You learn something every day. I would have guessed blueberry.

wow i love your article here, but we are on opposite ends of sports. im a diehard skins fan who lives in DC. I go to every game etc... My dad's side of the family is from Texas, but he was around before the Cowgirls became a staple (born in 45)... He went to Texas... A&M. And I'm a Nats fan (dont laugh) and i probs would hate the rangers if i was older than 14. ya kno, they took away a franchise...


Not sure what to say.....Go Team?

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Posted November 25, 2010 - 01:09

I still to this day have no clue who did this, but I've never seen anything like the back and forth editing on Nick1733's wiki profile.
http://en.wikipedia....&action=history
(Warning, strong language in some of them)

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Posted November 25, 2010 - 02:48

Gotta love what someone did to the Atlantic Records page after they wouldn't let Weird Al release "You're Pitiful" on his CD. It mimics what he's doing to the same page in the video for White N' Nerdy: http://en.wikipedia....oldid=186976008

Also, I couldn't find when it happened, but WAY back in the day someome changed Walt Whitman's bio to that joke english paper that's all over the web: http://www.google.co...ved=0CCgQ9QEwAg
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Posted November 27, 2010 - 23:45



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You learn something every day. I would have guessed blueberry.

wow i love your article here, but we are on opposite ends of sports. im a diehard skins fan who lives in DC. I go to every game etc... My dad's side of the family is from Texas, but he was around before the Cowgirls became a staple (born in 45)... He went to Texas... A&M. And I'm a Nats fan (dont laugh) and i probs would hate the rangers if i was older than 14. ya kno, they took away a franchise...


Not sure what to say.....Go Team?

I'm sorry but I have to lol at that.

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Posted December 8, 2010 - 03:00




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You learn something every day. I would have guessed blueberry.

wow i love your article here, but we are on opposite ends of sports. im a diehard skins fan who lives in DC. I go to every game etc... My dad's side of the family is from Texas, but he was around before the Cowgirls became a staple (born in 45)... He went to Texas... A&M. And I'm a Nats fan (dont laugh) and i probs would hate the rangers if i was older than 14. ya kno, they took away a franchise...


Not sure what to say.....Go Team?

I'm sorry but I have to lol at that.


Haha, same here man, Don't know what that defrank dude is trying to say. I think he's trying to complement him. But rainmaker's response is hilarious. :lol:
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