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by sashi
Tue May 24, 2022 12:50 am
Forum: Wikipediocracy talk
Topic: Anyone heard any "recent" WPO news?
Replies: 5
Views: 649

Re: Anyone heard any "recent" WPO news?

I'm not sure Genderdesk's chief scribe takes herself so seriously as to claim to be a "a TRUE leftist revolutionary". The posts on artists, musicians, dusty saints, arcane books, interior deco, food, coloring and stray yachts suggest such lofty ideological purity as all that is not really the point....
by sashi
Mon May 23, 2022 12:27 pm
Forum: Wikipediocracy talk
Topic: Anyone heard any "recent" WPO news?
Replies: 5
Views: 649

Re: Anyone heard any "recent" WPO news?

There may well be over 10K recent off-topic and miscellaneous posts visible to members only... the content of which it is forbidden for members to discuss off WPO since they are not -- in most cases -- particularly interesting with regard to the WMF/en.wp. older gossip : Poetlister doesn't seem to b...
by sashi
Sat May 21, 2022 2:44 pm
Forum: Content Issues
Topic: Dog Piling the Dog Pile
Replies: 21
Views: 3743

Re: Dog Piling the Dog Pile

ericbarbour wrote:
Fri Dec 31, 2021 2:14 am
Whenever you see Snooganssnoogans messing with an article, you know that Cirt wants to abuse that subject.
In an interesting twist -- perhaps because of your comment -- you will never, ever see the Snoog playing with an article again. :o
by sashi
Fri May 20, 2022 11:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Helen is back!
Replies: 7
Views: 667

Re: Helen is back!

After hearing her say she would have finished her book warning the world about Wikipedia if it hadn't been for the #OMFGVIRUS, I have to think that maybe now she'll be able to add a chapter about Botipedia. :D

Control, the algorithm, you! (§)
by sashi
Sun Dec 12, 2021 2:08 pm
Forum: Wikipedians
Topic: Compliments to the Crow!
Replies: 55
Views: 11317

Re: Compliments to the Crow!

A totally crazy plot twist would be if it turned out Crow was Hillbillyholiday's sock all along...... Turns out Hillbillyholiday, the Wikipedia editor who got the Daily Mail banned from Wikipedia, *was* a performance artist troll all along......r/WikiInAction, Sep. 22, 2017 What say ye, Darkened my...
by sashi
Sun Dec 12, 2021 2:00 am
Forum: Wikipedians
Topic: Compliments to the Crow!
Replies: 55
Views: 11317

Re: Compliments to the Crow!

the mystery DM advocate wrote:This is similarly littered with spelling mistakes and random capitalization, but additionally chides and insults would-employers as though they are the stupid ones [...]

This is a bit rich, [...] run a spellchecker to weed out [...] basic errors
the mystery DM advocate wrote:resumй
or stray Cyrillic fonts... :shrug:
by sashi
Sun Dec 05, 2021 4:14 pm
Forum: Content Issues
Topic: Articles Wikipedia should have--but doesn't.
Replies: 159
Views: 62243

Re: Articles Wikipedia should have--but doesn't.

AP wrote:The pervasive depth and breath of the internet makes these cases exceptionally egregious.
by sashi
Tue Nov 23, 2021 8:23 pm
Forum: Wikipediocracy talk
Topic: "Wikipedia Loves (Stolen) Art"
Replies: 2
Views: 1299

Re: "Wikipedia Loves (Stolen) Art"

dark energy
matters:
leapin' llama's
liquefaction!
by sashi
Mon Nov 15, 2021 8:54 pm
Forum: Wikipediocracy talk
Topic: They made Smiley/Hillbillyholiday a moderator! And other hilarious fanmail.
Replies: 85
Views: 8778

Re: They made Smiley/Hillbillyholiday a moderator! And other hilarious fanmail.

With its mi'kmaq of language (mackem. nice!)

& the story of Marty McCrow double agent,

this thread is getting as intriguing as the one on Philip Cross.
by sashi
Sun Nov 14, 2021 12:07 pm
Forum: Wikipediocracy talk
Topic: They made Smiley/Hillbillyholiday a moderator! And other hilarious fanmail.
Replies: 85
Views: 8778

Re: They made Smiley/Hillbillyholiday a moderator! And other hilarious fanmail.

Smiley's sudden greening is likely due to his living in the same timezone as a remarkably regular outlaw whose (borrowed) body was latterly thrown down from the top floor of the WPO clubhouse. Writing about the first acts of this drama was locked up in the poem-cellar for a future auction / WPO rumm...