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    The World's Greatest Online Encyclopedia

    If you don't like Wikipedia, you are simply a glutton for punishment. I love it - I can find information on just about anything on Wikipedia and it's always being updated and improved. Like anything else, you may get wrong information here and there but for the most part, it's a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 19, 2009

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    Never Let Me Down Yet

    I know all the warnings, check your references.  But, I don't care I love this site!  It has yet to disappoint me.  I always find something on there that is interesting & informative.  No matter what I search for, there it is!!  So cool.
    darlene darlene 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 18, 2008

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    I Donated One Us Dollar to Wikipedia

    I would trust the people who contribute to wikipedia over any elite academics with their own personal biases any day.  
    AlbinoPolarBear AlbinoPolarBear 22-25, M Nov 23, 2008

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    Most of the Time

    I love searching through all the articles and finding out things I didn't know. The one thing I don't like though is that wikipedia can't give a straight answer. I wanted to know how protein is good for you, but, no, wikipedia didn't mention that, just went on about amino acids...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 23, 2007

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    Surfin!

    I love to follow links on Wikipedia.  If I am reading a topic and I see a subject that I know little about    CLICK    and then I continue to educate myself.  People claim that wikipedia isn't the best source of info, but it works for me...
    wikkedirish wikkedirish 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 6, 2008

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    Random Article Button

    I am obsessed with it! Ok so a lot of the random articles are pointless crap that I don't care about, but every once in awhile I find something worth reading that I normally wouldn't even think to look up otherwise. ^.^
    wack1985 wack1985 26-30, F Nov 17, 2009

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    Triumph

    The other day, my husband was talking about turbinado, the raw sugar that lots of people put in coffee. I said it sounded like a fish. He refused to believe that any fish had a name similar to that, but I looked it up on Wikipedia, and there it was, shining like a beacon in the...
    BookNerd BookNerd 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 26, 2008

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    Great For Most Things

    but from time to time you'll search for something and not find any realinfo on it, or find info, but in the form of opinion stated as fact. Still a great site and concept, just make sure not too use it when researching a paper or writing a speech, etc
    AngelaDark AngelaDark 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 30, 2007

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    Useful

    I like Wikipedia and use it for looking for random stuff - ie meanings for certain words or to find out information about people. It certainly comes in handy although I did notice previously that some of the article were out of date.  
    TheatreGirl TheatreGirl 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 15, 2008

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    Wikipedia Is The Best

    I like Wikipedia because the information in it is much more accessible and trusteable than most of the other sites on the net. And the design is open and energetic, much better than most other web sites that actually have some good info in them.  And neither is criticism one of...
    RishabhTheJackass RishabhTheJackass 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 15, 2011

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    The Chain Reaction

    Wiki is heaven for people who are too easily fascinated, like me, haha.  I can start off reading about some government's history for a project, then find myself still at the site hours later, happily feasting off the most random stuff ever, like how Nicole Kidman was...
    EPGrace EPGrace 18-21, F 2 Responses May 6, 2008

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    Love It!

    When I got Internet Explorer 8, they let me put wikipedia as an option for my search bar, so no matter where I am, I can just type in my search box and directly search Wikipedia...it's a beautiful thing.
    shygirl14 shygirl14 26-30, F Sep 14, 2009

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    Wikipedia Owns

    Wikipedia owns. Its not as cool as tuppaware, but still pretty cool. I strongly recommend you get stoned as you possible can then get on the wikipedia website and research teodora indepth whilst listening to heavy metal in the background.
    aintitthelife aintitthelife 18-21, F Aug 16, 2008

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    I Think Wikipedia Is the Face...

    ... of the future of information. Have you seen wikibooks (http://www.wikibooks.org/) and wikiversity? (http://www.wikiversity.org/)  Definitely worth checking out if you haven't already. I think there is a real strength to opening up information to the masses while...
    zenandi zenandi 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 18, 2008

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    Aaah, Wiki...

    It's such a handy tool for whiling away the hours. I love how I can start by looking up an article about something mundane, and then three clicks later I'm reading about some hideous disease, torture method or fetish. ...Which probably gives all sorts of wrong impressions about...
    spektor spektor 18-21, F Jan 7, 2009

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    Useful

    I find it a useful tool. While it may not be everything, it certainly helps if you're researching a topic. I have even made my own updates where I can verify it from other valid sources or through local knowledge.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 10, 2010

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    Its Becoming One Of My Favorite Sites!!

    yes, wikipedia is fast becoming one of my favorite websites lol, such a good site, crammed full of informatioin!! whenever i need to to know something,wether its something interesting or something totally lame, i always go straight to wikipedia cos i know it will always give me...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M Feb 25, 2012

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    It's Not Perfect But It's Pretty Darn Good

    When someone here says something (questions are great for being triggers to check out The Great Wiki) about something I do not know personally I like to go check.My most recent foray was to check on the authors of my favorite childhood books and verify titles. I was interested in...
    CFOM CFOM 66-70, M 1 Response Jun 28, 2012

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    Its Brilliant

    i use it a least once a day, i know it can be unreliable but its great if you want to find out something fast.
    Donalh Donalh 22-25, M Sep 20, 2008

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    Re: Wikipeida

    Thanks to wikipeida. I can find meaning of a word that  I don't know the mean of.  
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F Apr 30, 2008

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    You Can Find Anything !

    I often wondered how it'd be if wikipedia didn't exist. My school homework'd last much longer to do. You can find almost everything there- and I love that it's open and everybody can participate. Even when it can be abused. Just- thank you Wikipedia for everything !
    nicerain nicerain 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 23, 2008

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    I Wikipedia.org Everything

    From MJ (in all forms including groups and his aliases) to everything.  I don't think there is a subject i haven't wikipedia'd
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 22, 2009

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    Wikipedia, I Would Marry You.

    If it was a person that is. I use Wikipedia for practically everything but what I like the most is when you're researching a person. I like it when you're doing that because it shows a picture, and some information about them along with their article. I have a Wikipedia app on...
    blababy0990 blababy0990 22-25, F Feb 11, 2010

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    I Can Read Stuff For Hours.

    I can read stuff on Wikipedia for hours. Often I'll search one thing, and I'll find so many other things through the words that go to another link. And then I'll have ten different tabs open and will try to check them out. Of course, I also check out the links on the tabs I...
    animallover110293 animallover110293 18-21, F May 29, 2013

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    Always There

    it may not be the world's credible source, but it sure does contain a lot of information about almost everything in the entire universe! ok, that may be an exaggeration but you know what i mean, fellow wikipedia-lovers.
    madamoiselle madamoiselle 16-17, F Jul 20, 2008

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    I get a kick out of clicking on linked articles

    or even clicking on the "Random Article" link. Were it not for Wikipedia, I'd have never known what a "glottal stop" was. :-)
    utahwriter utahwriter 41-45, M Apr 11, 2014

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    Where else can you read about video games

    and then 5 min later about nuclear fission
    Amandakellyxoxo Amandakellyxoxo 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 16, 2014

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    Great Resource

    I sometimes find myself playing the wikipedia endless link game. I'll look up something, see something related in the article, think "that's interesting", and click on that. The pattern continues until I suddenly realize I spend an hour reading about stuff I wasn't intending...
    MisterTickle MisterTickle 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 3, 2012

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    Why I Love Wikipedia

    I just love how anything you want, almost anything you want to know, is just a click of a button away... If it weren't for Wikipedia, then it would be a lot harder trying to find information - I know anyone can edit it; but that makes it better so there's always someone who knows...
    Bambini Bambini 13-15 Jul 19, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    Okay, if I hear anything, I Wikipedia it, anything, doesn't matter if I am interested in it or not, I just have to Wikipedia it, can't stop myself from doing that, it's so crazy...
    computeruser1993 computeruser1993 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    I guess this is art in nature.I love crop circles they fascinate me, I don't have any illusions they are anything other than man made. Those men and women who create crop circles...
    summerwind22 summerwind22 51-55, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I love this movie: Like Water For Chocolate She yearns for the love of her life which she is told she cannot ever have. And he yearns for her. So he does the unspeakable. From...
    MsInvis MsInvis 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    There was a person named Love and a person named Person. They were childhood friends. People had a lot of problems with life but Love made everything seem better. Love made People...
    hallow1331 hallow1331 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    Azealia Banks is truly a talented artist. I love how she infuses two genres and her lyrics and the meanings are thought provoking. I love what she stands for. I am hoping that she...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I have always loved seafood. My favorites are cod fish, lobster, and shrimp. Every Friday evening I go out with family and some friends to a seafood restaurant. I love the smell...
    joan1976 joan1976 36-40, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Fluid: I thought I shouldn't, couldn't and wouldn't love you anymore but then I met you. I felt your touch. Your hugs. Your kisses. Your love. And I realized that all I felt...
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 70+, F 38 mins ago

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    My dad's girls friends nephew moved in with us and he was a couple of years older then me and we started to talk and hang out a lot.. We became really close and had a lot of fun...
    bearbearisalone bearbearisalone 16-17, F 25 mins ago

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    Today I told my husband I will no longer initiate hugs and kisses from him. The only way we are affectionate is when I initiate it. I'm not doing it anymore. I bet it will be a...
    aurismith aurismith 26-30, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    So here's the scoop: I do marketing work for Facebook and will be traveling for work a lot this summer. I'll be all over the Western US- LA, San Fran, Dallas, Houston, Denver, KC...
    azbbman azbbman 22-25, M 3 hrs ago

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    On my face... On my body... Anywhere on me! Love them.
    aurismith aurismith 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    Ufff they're just so sexy and perfect, they know how to be very seductive... I want to date a black girl and make sweet love to her so bad.
    keelay9947 keelay9947 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    Living in Denmark, I can't help both to run to a few stories once in a while. I especially love Loki. I find him just misunderstood and not really a trickster. There are reasons...
    jellyfishz jellyfishz 13-15, T 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I love it when people tell me how hot my belly button is. It makes me want to rub my belly button or let someone else rub it.
    delightful18 delightful18 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I am a very passionate woman and loved to cuddle and make out with my former husband and past boyfriends over the years. I am not currently dating because I just ended a long term...
    joan1976 joan1976 36-40, F 2 hrs ago

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