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by The End
Fri Jan 03, 2020 7:55 am
Forum: Wikipediocracy talk
Topic: How to Figure Out Which Bored is Best for Me?
Replies: 8
Views: 1380

Re: How to Figure Out Which Bored is Best for Me?

Part of the Free Association theory that I worked on for years is the possible formation of many independent "meetings," and there can even be more than one "top level" meeting. Key is cross-membership, and if a group excludes members because they are part of a "competing" meeting, they cut themsel...
by The End
Thu Jan 02, 2020 7:45 am
Forum: Wikipediocracy talk
Topic: How to Figure Out Which Bored is Best for Me?
Replies: 8
Views: 1380

Re: How to Figure Out Which Bored is Best for Me?

There are philosophical differences between the two boards with some personal skirmishes that flare from time-to-time. The Internet is big enough for more than one Wikipedia criticism site. Unless the Terms of Service on WPO has changed, there are no loyalty oaths required for either site.
by The End
Wed Dec 04, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Dark Corners -- a place for odd and deviant subjects (WP related or not)
Topic: Is Reddit evil?
Replies: 27
Views: 3869

Re: Is Reddit evil?

I got a much closer look at how such companies operate with Quora, which has the best writing on the internet, my opinion. If you know how to use the site, otherwise you will see piles of junk. Jimbo was one of their "founding lights", and I fully expect that he baked another dysfunctiona...
by The End
Mon Dec 02, 2019 7:03 am
Forum: Dark Corners -- a place for odd and deviant subjects (WP related or not)
Topic: Is Reddit evil?
Replies: 27
Views: 3869

Re: Is Reddit evil?

The founder of Reddit is preparing (or was preparing?) for the Apocalypse? How ironic.

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017 ... super-rich
by The End
Wed Nov 27, 2019 5:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Board appears to be stable
Replies: 18
Views: 1358

Re: Board appears to be stable

Oh, good.
by The End
Mon Nov 11, 2019 5:03 am
Forum: Wikipediocracy talk
Topic: Wikipediocracy is Down and Up after unanticipated update
Replies: 21
Views: 3049

Re: Wikipediocracy site broken

Stanistani wrote:Wikipediocracy's host changed to the latest version of PHP. Their version of phpBB was not compatible.
The forum will be down for a few days while they backup, upgrade, restore, re-add customizations and reopen.


Was the site warned about the upgrade or was it a surprise?
by The End
Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Wikipediocracy talk
Topic: Wikipediocracy is Down and Up after unanticipated update
Replies: 21
Views: 3049

Re: Wikipediocracy site broken

Some of the posts in threads have disappeared. All text is in a larger font. Refreshing briefly brings up the "Root" errors Kumioko is talking about. That's what I'm seeing in Firefox, anyway.
by The End
Sat Nov 09, 2019 11:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Block notices only
Replies: 27
Views: 3295

Re: Block notices only

ericbarbour wrote:Maybe this should be in another section?


Section 8.
by The End
Sat Nov 09, 2019 11:28 pm
Forum: Wikipedians
Topic: Beeblebrox is a CU again, but some CU's don't trust him
Replies: 9
Views: 1292

Re: Beeblebrox is a CU again, but some CU's don't trust him

Anyone wrote:
Kumioko wrote:TonyBallioni isn't happy ...

He sounds afraid. I wonder if he's hiding something.


by The End
Fri Nov 08, 2019 11:44 pm
Forum: Kumioko's Korner
Topic: The Kumioko Review
Replies: 67
Views: 8601

Re: The Kumioko Review

Yeah and not one of those are from Arbcom. Those were all from the WMF trust & safety section. Now in fairness, most of these were just low level vandals and trolls. Very few rose to the level of requiring T&S action. It's just T&S doing something to make them look relevent. Also, those...